Zhang Xingmao

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The purposes of this study were to compare the short-term outcomes of natural orifice specimen extraction (NOSE) and laparoscopic-assisted resection for sigmoid colon cancer or rectal cancer and to appraise whether totally laparoscopic resection with NOSE had more advantages compared with conventional laparoscopic-assisted resection. Sixty-five patients who(More)
Local recurrence is a major setback for patients with rectal cancer after surgery. Implantation of exfoliated malignant cells has been considered as a possible mechanism of tumor recurrence. Although still controversial, intra-operative rectal washout has been described as a method to remove exfoliated malignant cells and reduce recurrence rates. The(More)
Lymph nodes examined is important for N staging of colorectal cancer. There is no consensus on the optimal minimum number of lymph nodes for stage II colorectal cancer. This study was designed to determine the minimum number of lymph nodes and to identify the correlation between prognosis of stage II colorectal cancer and number of lymph nodes examined.(More)
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