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Volume 21, Number 1 / January, 2014

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Prognostic Factors in Elderly Osteosarcoma Patients: A Multi-institutional Retrospective Study of 86 Cases

Shintaro Iwata MD, Takeshi Ishii MD, Akira Kawai MD, Toru Hiruma MD, Tsukasa Yonemoto MD, Hiroto Kamoda MD, Naofumi Asano MD, Masanobu Takeyama MD
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Epithelioid Sarcoma: Need for a Multimodal Approach to Maximize the Chances of Curative Conservative Treatment

Antonin Levy MD, Cécile Le Péchoux MD, Philippe Terrier MD, Ryan Bouaita MD, Julien Domont MD, Olivier Mir MD, Sarah Coppola MD, Charles Honoré MD, Axel Le Cesne MD, Sylvie Bonvalot MD, PhD
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Breast Oncology

Axillary Dissection Can Be Avoided in the Majority of Clinically Node-Negative Patients Undergoing Breast-Conserving Therapy, by Dengel et al.

Judy C. Boughey MD
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Axillary Dissection Can Be Avoided in the Majority of Clinically Node-Negative Patients Undergoing Breast-Conserving Therapy

Lynn T. Dengel MD, Kimberly J. Van Zee MD, Tari A. King MD, Michelle Stempel MPH, Hiram S. Cody MD, Mahmoud El-Tamer MD, Mary L. Gemignani MD, Lisa M. Sclafani MD, Virgilio S. Sacchini MD, Alexandra S. Heerdt MD, George Plitas MD, Manuela Junqueira MD, Deborah Capko MD, Sujata Patil PhD, Monica Morrow MD
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The 2013 Society of Surgical Oncology Susan G. Komen for the Cure Symposium: MRI in Breast Cancer: Where Are We Now?

Sarah McLaughlin MD, Elizabeth A. Mittendorf MD, PhD, Richard J. Bleicher MD, David R. McCready MD, MSc, Tari A. King MD
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Total Skin-Sparing Mastectomy in BRCA Mutation Carriers

Anne Warren Peled MD, Chetan S. Irwin MD, E. Shelley Hwang MD, Cheryl A. Ewing MD, Michael Alvarado MD, Laura J. Esserman MD
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Lymph Node Counts and Ratio in Axillary Dissections Following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: A Better Alternative to Traditional pN Staging

Sheng Chen MD, Yin Liu MD, Liang Huang MD, Can-Ming Chen MD, Jiong Wu MD, Zhi-Ming Shao MD
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Value of Preoperative Ultrasound-Guided Axillary Lymph Node Biopsy for Preventing Completion Axillary Lymph Node Dissection in Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Suzanne C. E. Diepstraten MD, Ali R. Sever MD, PhD, Constantinus F. M. Buckens MD, Wouter B. Veldhuis MD, PhD, Thijs van Dalen MD, PhD, Maurice A. A. J. van den Bosch MD, PhD, Willem P. Th. M. Mali MD, PhD, Helena M. Verkooijen MD, PhD
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Impact of Identification of Internal Mammary Sentinel Lymph Node Metastasis in Breast Cancer Patients

Abigail S. Caudle MD, MS, Min Yi MD, PhD, Karen E. Hoffman MD, Elizabeth A. Mittendorf MD, PhD, Gildy V. Babiera MD, Rosa F. Hwang MD, Funda Meric-Bernstam MD, Aysegul A. Sahin MD, Kelly K. Hunt MD
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Predictors of Treatment with Mastectomy, Use of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy and Upstaging to Invasive Cancer in Patients Diagnosed with Breast Ductal Carcinoma In situ (DCIS) on Core Biopsy

Laura Chin-Lenn MBBS, FRCSC, Lloyd A. Mack MD, FRCSC, Walley Temple MD, FRCSC, William Cherniak MD, Robert R. Quinn MD, PhD, Pietro Ravani MD, PhD, Adriane M. Lewin MSc, May Lynn Quan MD, FRCSC
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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Versus Axillary Lymphadenectomy in Patients Treated with Lumpectomy: An Analysis of Short-Term Outcomes

Nima Khavanin BS, Michael S. Gart MD, Tiffany Berry MD, Brian Thornton MD, PhD, Sujata Saha BA, John Y. S. Kim MD
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Intraoperative Clinical Assessment and Pressure Measurements of Sentinel Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer

S. David Nathanson MD, Rupen Shah MD, Dhananjay A. Chitale MD, Meredith Mahan MA
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Impact of Margin Assessment Method on Positive Margin Rate and Total Volume Excised

Tracy-Ann Moo MD, Lydia Choi MD, Candice Culpepper MD, Cristina Olcese BS, Alexandra Heerdt MD, Lisa Sclafani MD, Tari A. King MD, Anne S. Reiner MPH, Sujata Patil PhD, Edi Brogi MD, Monica Morrow MD, Kimberly J. Van Zee MS, MD
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Local Recurrence Patterns in Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Oncoplastic Reduction Mammaplasty and Radiotherapy

Bree R. Eaton MD, Albert Losken MD, Derick Okwan-Duodu MD, PhD, David M. Schuster MD, Jeffrey M. Switchenko PhD, Donna Mister, Karen Godette MD, Mylin A. Torres MD
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Intraoperative Imaging of Nipple Perfusion Patterns and Ischemic Complications in Nipple-Sparing Mastectomies

Irene Wapnir MD, Monica Dua MD, Anne Kieryn MD, John Paro MD, Douglas Morrison MS, David Kahn MD, Shannon Meyer, Geoffrey Gurtner MD
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Colorectal Cancer

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Rectal Cancer

Matthew Crapko MD, James Fleshman MD
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Significance of mTOR Signaling and Its Inhibitor Against Cancer Stem-Like Cells in Colorectal Cancer

Zerong Cai MD, Jia Ke MD, Xiaosheng He MD, Ruixue Yuan PhD, Yufeng Chen MD, Xianrui Wu MD, Lei Wang MD, PhD, Jianping Wang MD, PhD, Ping Lan MD, PhD, Xiaojian Wu MD, PhD
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Selective Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection in Patients with Advanced Low Rectal Cancer Treated with Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy Based on Pretreatment Imaging

Takashi Akiyoshi MD, PhD, Masashi Ueno MD, PhD, Kiyoshi Matsueda MD, PhD, Tsuyoshi Konishi MD, PhD, Yoshiya Fujimoto MD, Satoshi Nagayama MD, PhD, Yosuke Fukunaga MD, PhD, Toshiyuki Unno MD, Atsuhiro Kano MD, Hiroya Kuroyanagi MD, PhD, Masatoshi Oya MD, PhD, Toshiharu Yamaguchi MD, PhD, Toshiaki Watanabe MD, PhD, Tetsuichiro Muto MD, PhD
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MRI-Based Treatment of Rectal Cancer: Is Prognostication of the Recurrence Risk Solid Enough to Render Radiation Redundant?

Marie-Luise Sautter-Bihl MD, Werner Hohenberger MD, Rainer Fietkau MD, Claus Roedel MD, Heinz Schmidberger MD, Rolf Sauer MD
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Up-regulation of NEK2 by MicroRNA-128 Methylation is Associated with Poor Prognosis in Colorectal Cancer

Yusuke Takahashi MD, Takeshi Iwaya MD, PhD, Genta Sawada MD, Junji Kurashige MD, PhD, Tae Matsumura MD, Ryutaro Uchi MD, Hiroki Ueo MD, Yuki Takano MD, Hidetoshi Eguchi MD, PhD, Tomoya Sudo MD, PhD, Keishi Sugimachi MD, PhD, Hirofumi Yamamoto MD, PhD, Yuichiro Doki MD, PhD, Masaki Mori MD, PhD, FACS, Koshi Mimori MD, PhD
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Endocrine Tumors

Lymph Node Ratio of the Central Compartment is a Significant Predictor for Locoregional Recurrence After Prophylactic Central Neck Dissection in Patients with Thyroid Papillary Carcinoma

In Sun Ryu MD, Chan Il Song MD, Seung-Ho Choi MD, Jong-Lyel Roh MD, Soon Yuhl Nam MD, Sang Yoon Kim MD
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Long-Term Survival After Adrenalectomy for Stage I/II Adrenocortical Carcinoma (ACC): A Retrospective Comparative Cohort Study of Laparoscopic Versus Open Approach

Gianluca Donatini, Robert Caiazzo, Christine Do Cao, Sebastien Aubert, Carlos Zerrweck, Ziad El-Kathib, Thomas Gauthier, Emmanuelle Leteurtre, Jean-Louis Wemeau, Marie Christine Vantyghem, Bruno Carnaille, Francois Pattou
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Gastric Cancer: What are we Trying to Accomplish?

John T. Mullen MD, David P. Ryan MD
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Induction of a Pathological Complete Response by Four Courses of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Gastric Cancer: Early Results of the Randomized Phase II COMPASS Trial

Takaki Yoshikawa MD, PhD, Kazuaki Tanabe MD, Kazuhiro Nishikawa MD, Yuichi Ito MD, Takanori Matsui MD, Yutaka Kimura MD, PhD, Naoki Hirabayashi MD, Shoki Mikata MD, Makoto Iwahashi MD, Ryoji Fukushima MD, Nobuhiro Takiguchi MD, Isao Miyashiro MD, Satoshi Morita PhD, Yumi Miyashita, Aakira Tsuburaya MD, Junichi Sakamoto MD
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Complete Cytoreduction and HIPEC Improves Survival in Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor

Andrea Hayes-Jordan MD, Holly L. Green BS, PA-C, Heather Lin PhD, Pascal Owusu-Agyemang MD, Nancy Fitzgerald MD, Radha Arunkumar MD, Rodrigo Mejia MD, Regina Okhuysen-Cawley MD, Rizalina Mauricio MSN, CCRN, CPNP-AC, Keith Fournier MD, Joseph Ludwig MD, PhD, Peter Anderson MD
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Mucinous Tumor of the Appendix with Limited Peritoneal Spread: Is There a Role for Expectant Observation?

Francis S. W. Zih MD, MSc, Nathalie Wong-Chong BHSc, MD, Claire Hummel RN, Jennifer Petronis RN, Tony Panzarella BSc, MSc, Aaron Pollett MD, Andrea J. McCart MD, MSc, FRCSC, Carol J. Swallow MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS
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Is There an Optimal Surgery Time After Endoscopic Resection in Early Gastric Cancer?

Moo Jung Kim MD, Jie-Hyun Kim MD, PhD, Yong Chan Lee MD, PhD, Jong Won Kim MD, PhD, Seung Ho Choi MD, PhD, Woo Jin Hyung MD, PhD, Sung Hoon Noh MD, PhD, Young Hoon Youn MD, PhD, Hyojin Park MD, PhD, Sang In Lee MD, PhD
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Review of the Impact of Antineoplastic Therapies on the Risk for Cholelithiasis and Acute Cholecystitis

Thejus T. Jayakrishnan MBBS, Ryan T. Groeschl MD, Ben George MD, James P. Thomas MD, PhD, T. Clark Gamblin MD, MS, Kiran K. Turaga MD, MPH
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

An Opportunity to Improve Informed Consent and Shared Decision Making: The Role of the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator in Oncology

Jennifer L. Paruch MD, Clifford Y. Ko MD, MS, MSHS, Karl Y. Bilimoria MD, MS
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Improving Multidisciplinary Cancer Conferences: A Population-Based Intervention

Savtaj S. Brar MD, Christine Provvidenza MSc, Amber Hunter MBA, J. Charles Victor MSc, Jonathan C. Irish MD, Robin S. McLeod MD, Frances C. Wright MD
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Systemic Therapy for Patients with Resectable Hepatic Colorectal Metastases: Improving Patient Selection

William R. Jarnagin MD, Michael D’Angelica MD
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A Differential MicroRNA Profile Distinguishes Cholangiocarcinoma from Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Amy L. Collins MD, Sylwia Wojcik MS, James Liu MD, Wendy L. Frankel MD, Hansjuerg Alder PhD, Lianbo Yu PhD, Thomas D. Schmittgen PhD, Carlo M. Croce MD, Mark Bloomston MD
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Reconsideration of the Indications for Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Liver Metastases from Colorectal Cancer After Initial Hepatectomy

Fumitoshi Hirokawa MD, Michihiro Hayashi MD, Yoshiharu Miyamoto MD, Mitsuhiro Asakuma MD, Tetsunosuke Shimizu MD, Koji Komeda MD, Yoshihiro Inoue MD, Kazuhisa Uchiyama MD
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Recurrence Patterns and Prognostic Factors in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Noncirrhotic Liver: A Multi-Institutional Analysis

Dean J. Arnaoutakis MD, Michael N. Mavros MD, Feng Shen MD, Sorin Alexandrescu MD, Amin Firoozmand MD, Irinel Popescu MD, Matthew Weiss MD, Christopher L. Wolfgang MD, Michael A. Choti MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD
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Allogeneic Blood Transfusion Does Not Affect Outcome After Curative Resection for Advanced Cholangiocarcinoma

Sascha A. Müller MD, Arianeb Mehrabi MD, Nuh N. Rahbari MD, Rene Warschkow MD, Heike Elbers MD, Christine Leowardi MD, Hamidreza Fonouni MD, Ignazio Tarantino MD, MSc, Peter Schemmer MD, Bruno M. Schmied MD, Markus W. Büchler MD
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Laparoscopic Right Hepatectomy Extended to Middle Hepatic Vein After Right Portal Vein Embolization

Fernando Rotellar MD, PhD, Fernando Pardo MD, Alberto Benito MD, PhD, Pablo Martí-Cruchaga MD, Gabriel Zozaya MD, Manuel Bellver MD
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Evaluation of the Usefulness of the Indocyanine Green Clearance Test for Chemotherapy-Associated Liver Injury in Patients with Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastasis

Taiichi Wakiya MD, PhD, Daisuke Kudo MD, PhD, Yoshikazu Toyoki MD, PhD, Keinosuke Ishido MD, PhD, Norihisa Kimura MD, PhD, Shunji Narumi MD, PhD, Hiroshi Kijima MD, PhD, Kenichi Hakamada MD, PhD
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Melanomas

Patterns of Recurrence and Survival After Lymphadenectomy in Melanoma Patients: Clarifying the Effects of Timing of Surgery and Lymph Node Tumor Burden

Andrew J. Spillane MD FRACS, Sandro Pasquali MD, Lauren E. Haydu BSCHE, MIPH, John F. Thompson MD, FRACS, FACS
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Surgical Management of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Outside Major Nodal Basin in Patients with Cutaneous Melanoma

Corrado Caracò MD, PhD, Ugo Marone, Gianluca Di Monta, Luigi Aloj, Corradina Caracò, Annamaria Anniciello, Secondo Lastoria, Gerardo Botti, Nicola Mozzillo
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Neuro-Oncology

Current Paradigms for Metastatic Spinal Disease: An Evidence-Based Review

P. E. Kaloostian MD, A. Yurter BS, P. L. Zadnik BA, D. M. Sciubba MD, Z. L. Gokaslan MD
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Pancreatic Tumors

High Expression of Interleukin-22 and Its Receptor Predicts Poor Prognosis in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Zhang Wen MD, Quan Liao MD, Jianguo Zhao MD, Ya Hu MD, Lei You PhD, Zhaohui Lu MD, Congwei Jia MD, Yingxin Wei MD, Yupei Zhao MD, FACS, FRCS
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Radiation Oncology

Factors Associated with Local–Regional Failure After Definitive Chemoradiation for Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer

Arya Amini MD, Jaffer Ajani MD, Ritsuko Komaki MD, Pamela K. Allen PhD, Bruce D. Minsky MD, Mariela Blum MD, Lianchun Xiao MS, Akihiro Suzuki MD, Wayne Hofstetter MD, Stephen Swisher MD, Daniel Gomez MD, Zhongxing Liao MD, Jeffrey H. Lee MD, Manoop S. Bhutani MD, James W. Welsh MD
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Reconstructive Oncology

Chest and Upper Body Morbidity Following Immediate Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction

Colleen M. McCarthy MD, MS, Babak J. Mehrara MD, Tua Long BA, Paula Garcia BA, Nina Kropf MD, Anne F. Klassen DPhil, Stefan J. Cano PhD, Yuelin Li PhD, Karen Hurley PhD, Amie Scott BSc, Joseph J. Disa MD, Peter G. Cordeiro MD, Andrea L. Pusic MD, MHS
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Immediate Breast Reconstruction Does Not Increase Postmastectomy Pain

Julia R. Henderson MB, ChB, BSc, FRCS, Amy Tao BSc, Cliona C. Kirwan MB, BS, BSc, FRCS, PhD, Lester Barr MB, ChB, BSc, FRCS, ChM
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A Systematic Review of Complications of Implant-based Breast Reconstruction with Prereconstruction and Postreconstruction Radiotherapy

Adeyiza O. Momoh MD, Raouf Ahmed BSc, Hons, Brian P. Kelley MD, Oluseyi Aliu MD, Kelley M. Kidwell PhD, Jeffrey H. Kozlow MD, Kevin C. Chung MD, MS
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SSO Special Article

Society of Surgical Oncology Distinguished Service Award: Honoring David P. Winchester, M.D.

Mitchell C. Posner MD
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Thoracic Oncology

STMN-1 Gene: A Predictor of Survival in Stage IIA Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma After Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy?

Javed Akhtar MD, Zhou Wang MD, Che Yu MD, Zhi Ping Zhang MD, Ming Ming Bi MD
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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgical Thymectomy to Treat Early Thymoma: A Comparison with the Conventional Transsternal Approach

Tom J. Liu MD, Mong-Wei Lin MD, Min-Shu Hsieh MD, Ming-Wei Kao MD, Ke-Cheng Chen MD, Chin-Chih Chang MD, Shuenn-Wen Kuo MD, Pei-Ming Huang MD, Hsao-Hsun Hsu MD, Jin-Shing Chen MD, PhD, Hong-Shiee Lai MD, PhD, Jang-Ming Lee MD, PhD
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Down-Regulation of Stromal Caveolin-1 Expression in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Potent Predictor of Lymph Node Metastases, Early Tumor Recurrence, and Poor Prognosis

Yibin Jia MD, Nana Wang MD, Jianbo Wang MD, Hui Tian MD, Wei Ma MD, Kai Wang MD, Bingxu Tan MD, Guangyu Zhang MD, Shengsi Yang MD, Bing Bai MD, Yufeng Cheng MD, PhD
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Proposed Modification of the Seventh American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging System for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Chinese Patients

Xue Hou MD, Jin-Chang Wei MD, Jian-Hua Fu MD, Xin Wang MD, Lan-Jun Zhang MD, Peng Lin MD, Hao-Xian Yang MD
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Translational Research and Biomarkers

The MicroRNA-21/PTEN Pathway Regulates the Sensitivity of HER2-Positive Gastric Cancer Cells to Trastuzumab

Kojiro Eto MD, Masaaki Iwatsuki MD, PhD, Masayuki Watanabe MD, PhD, Satoshi Ida MD, PhD, Takatsugu Ishimoto MD, PhD, Shiro Iwagami MD, PhD, Yoshifumi Baba MD, PhD, Yasuo Sakamoto MD, PhD, Yuji Miyamoto MD, PhD, Naoya Yoshida MD, PhD, Hideo Baba MD, PhD, FACS
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