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Volume 22, Number 3 / December, 2015

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Sarcoma of the Thigh: Radical Excision with Arterial Reconstruction Using the Contralateral Saphenous Vein

Piero Covarelli MD, PhD, Carlo Boselli MD, PhD, Gloria Burini MD, Basso Parente MD, Diletta Loschi MD, Massimo Lenti MD, PhD, Antonio Rulli MD
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Isolated Limb Perfusion with Melphalan and Tumour Necrosis Factor α for In-Transit Melanoma and Soft Tissue Sarcoma

H. G. Smith MRCS, J. Cartwright MRCS, M. J. Wilkinson MRCS, D. C. Strauss FRCS, J. M. Thomas FRCS, A. J. Hayes FRCS, PhD
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Prognostic Relevance of p53 Overexpression in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors of the Small Intestine: Potential Implication for Adjuvant Treatment with Imatinib

Changhoon Yoo MD, Young Wha Koh MD, PhD, Young Soo Park MD, PhD, Min-Hee Ryu MD, PhD, Baek-Yeol Ryoo MD, PhD, Hye Jin Park BS, Jeong Hwan Yook MD, PhD, Byung Sik Kim MD, PhD, Yoon-Koo Kang MD, PhD
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Validation of a Soft Tissue Sarcoma Nomogram Using a National Cancer Registry

Sanjay P. Bagaria MD, Amy E. Wagie MHA, Richard J. Gray MD, Barbara A. Pockaj MD, Steven Attia DO, Elizabeth B. Habermann PhD, MPH, Nabil Wasif MD, MPH
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Breast Oncology

A Prospective Validation Study of Bioimpedance with Volume Displacement in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients at Risk for Lymphedema

Andrea V. Barrio MD, FACS, Anne Eaton MS, Thomas G. Frazier MD
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Shear-Wave Elastography for the Detection of Residual Breast Cancer After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Su Hyun Lee, Jung Min Chang, Wonshik Han, Hyeong-Gon Moon, Hye Ryoung Koo, Hye Mi Gweon, Won Hwa Kim, Dong-Young Noh, Woo Kyung Moon
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An International Multicenter Review of the Malignancy Rate of Excised Papillomatous Breast Lesions

N. M. Foley MD, J. M. Racz MD, MBA, FRCSC, Z. Al-Hilli MD, FRCSI, V. Livingstone PhD, T. Cil MD, FRCPC, MEd, C. M. B. Holloway MD, PhD, FRCSC, L. Romics Jr MD, PhD, FRCS, Z. Matrai MD, PhD, M. W. Bennett MD, FRCPath, L. Duddy MD, FRCR, S. Nofech-Mozes MD, E. Slodkowska MD, FRCPC, E. A. Mallon MD, FRCPath, N. Dawson MD, FRCR, T. Roche BSc, N. Relihan MD, FRCSI, A. D. K. Hill MD, FRCSI, H. P. Redmon
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Impact of Chemotherapy-Induced Ovarian Dysfunction on Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer

Soo Kyung Ahn MD, Han-Byoel Lee MD, Wonshik Han MD, PhD, Hyeong-Gon Moon MD, PhD, Jee Man You MD, Jisun Kim MD, Sae-Won Han MD, PhD, Seock-Ah Im MD, PhD, Tae-You Kim MD, PhD, Dong-Young Noh MD, PhD
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Outcomes of Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation Via Multicatheter Interstitial Brachytherapy: The Pooled Registry of Multicatheter Interstitial Sites (PROMIS) Experience

Mitchell Kamrava MD, Robert R. Kuske MD, Bethany Anderson MD, Peter Chen MD, John Hayes MD, Coral Quiet MD, Pin-Chieh Wang PhD, Darlene Veruttipong MPH, Margaret Snyder RN, D. Jeffrey Demanes MD
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Survival Outcomes and Pathologic Features Among Breast Cancer Patients Who Have Developed a Contralateral Breast Cancer

Erik Liederbach BS, Chi-Hsiung Wang PhD, Waseem Lutfi BS, Olga Kantor MD, Catherine Pesce MD, David J. Winchester MD, Katharine Yao MD
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Impact of Consensus Guidelines by the Society of Surgical Oncology and the American Society for Radiation Oncology on Margins for Breast-Conserving Surgery in Stages 1 and 2 Invasive Breast Cancer

A. Chung MD, A. Gangi MD, F. Amersi MD, S. Bose MD, X. Zhang PhD, A. Giuliano MD
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Variation in Additional Breast Imaging Orders and Impact on Surgical Wait Times at a Comprehensive Cancer Center

Mehra Golshan MD, FACS, Katya Losk MPH, Melissa A. Mallory MD, Kristen Camuso MPH, Susan Troyan MD, Nancy U. Lin MD, Sarah Kadish MS, Craig A. Bunnell MD, MPH, MBA
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Evaluation of Pathologic Nipple Discharge: What is the Added Diagnostic Value of MRI?

Manisha Bahl MD, MPH, Jay A. Baker MD, Rachel A. Greenup MD, MPH, Sujata V. Ghate MD
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Electrochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cutaneous Metastases from Breast Cancer: A Multicenter Cohort Analysis

C. Cabula MD, L. G. Campana MD, G. Grilz MD, S. Galuppo MD, R. Bussone MD, L. De Meo MD, A. Bonadies MD, P. Curatolo MD, M. De Laurentiis MD, M. Renne MD, S. Valpione MD, T. Fabrizio MD, N. Solari MD, M. Guida MD, A. Santoriello MD, M. D’Aiuto MD, R. Agresti MD
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Predictors of Residual Tumor in Breast-Conserving Therapy

Michelle G. Rath MD, Lorenz Uhlmann M.Sc., Joerg Heil MD, Christoph Domschke MD, Zdravka Roth, Hans-Peter Sinn MD, Frederik Marme MD, Alexander Scharf MD, Andreas Schneeweiss MD, Meinhard Kieser PhD, Christof Sohn MD, Joachim Rom MD
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Reoperation for Complications after Lumpectomy and Mastectomy for Breast Cancer from the 2012 National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP)

Zahraa Al-Hilli MD, Kristine M. Thomsen BA, Elizabeth B. Habermann PhD, James W. Jakub MD, Judy C. Boughey MD
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Do the ACOSOG Z0011 Criteria Affect the Number of Sentinel Lymph Nodes Removed?

Preeti Subhedar MD, Michelle Stempel MPH, Anne Eaton MS, Monica Morrow MD, Mary L. Gemignani MD
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The Influence of Repeat Surgery and Residual Disease on Recurrence After Breast-Conserving Surgery: A Danish Breast Cancer Cooperative Group Study

Anne Bodilsen MD, Karsten Bjerre PhD, Birgitte V. Offersen MD, PhD, Pernille Vahl MD, Bent Ejlertsen MD, PhD, Jens Overgaard MD, PhD, Peer Christiansen MD, PhD
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Oncoplastic Resection of Breast Cancers Located in the Lower-Inner or Lower-Outer Quadrant with the Modified McKissock Mammaplasty Technique

Pierre-Emmanuel Colombo MD, PhD, Marine Lefèvre MD, Laure Delmond MD, Drissa Traore MD, William Jacot MD, PhD, Anne Mourregot MD, Marian Gutowski MD, Martin M. Bertrand MD, Philippe Rouanet MD, PhD
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The Effect of Molecular Subtype and Residual Disease on Locoregional Recurrence in Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Postmastectomy Radiation

T. Jonathan Yang MD, Monica Morrow MD, Shanu Modi MD, Zhigang Zhang PhD, Kate Krause BS, Chun Siu BS, Beryl McCormick MD, Simon N. Powell MD, PhD, Alice Y. Ho MD
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Risk Prediction for Local Breast Cancer Recurrence Among Women with DCIS Treated in a Community Practice: A Nested, Case–Control Study

Laura C. Collins MD, Ninah Achacoso MS, Reina Haque PhD, MPH, Larissa Nekhlyudov MD, Charles P. Quesenberry Jr. PhD, Stuart J. Schnitt MD, Laurel A. Habel PhD, Suzanne W. Fletcher MD
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Back to Basics: Traditional Nottingham Grade Mitotic Counts Alone are Significant in Predicting Survival in Invasive Breast Carcinoma

James M. Chang MD, Ann E. McCullough MD, Amylou C. Dueck PhD, Heidi E. Kosiorek MS, Idris T. Ocal MD, Thomas K. Lidner MD, Richard J. Gray MD, Nabil Wasif MD, MPH, Donald W. Northfelt MD, Karen S. Anderson MD, PhD, Barbara A. Pockaj MD
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Multidisciplinary Shared Decision Making in the Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast

Priya Parikh BA, Barbara Pockaj MD, Nabil Wasif MD, Michele Halyard MD, William Wong MD, Heidi E. Kosiorek MS, Amylou C. Dueck PhD, Richard Gray MD
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The Value of Ipsilateral Breast Tumor Recurrence as a Quality Indicator: Hospital Variation in the Netherlands

M. van der Heiden-van der Loo PhD, S. Siesling PhD, M. W. J. M. Wouters MD, PhD, T. van Dalen MD, PhD, E. J. T. Rutgers MD, PhD, P. H. M. Peeters MD, PhD
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Improving the Success Rate of Repeat Sentinel Node Biopsy in Recurrent Breast Cancer

G. Vugts MD, A. J. G. Maaskant-Braat MD, PhD, A. C. Voogd PhD, Y. E. A. van Riet MD, R. M. H. Roumen MD, PhD, E. J. T. Luiten MD, PhD, E. J. Th. Rutgers MD, PhD, D. Wyndaele MD, H. J. T. Rutten MD, PhD, G. A. P. Nieuwenhuijzen MD, PhD
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Identification of microRNAs in Nipple Discharge as Potential Diagnostic Biomarkers for Breast Cancer

Kai Zhang MD, Song Zhao MD, Qing Wang PhD, Hsin-Sheng Yang PhD, Jiang Zhu MD, PhD, Rong Ma MD, PhD
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Management and Prevention of Breast Cancer After Radiation to the Chest for Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adulthood Malignancy

Eva Koo MBBS, FRACS, Michael A. Henderson MBBS, MD, FRACS, Mary Dwyer MBBS, FRANZCR, Anita R. Skandarajah MBBS, MD, FRACS
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Circulating Tumor Cells After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Stage I–III Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Carolyn Hall PhD, Mandar Karhade MBBS, MPH, Barbara Laubacher BSN, Amber Anderson BS, Henry Kuerer MD, PhD, Sarah DeSynder MD, Anthony Lucci MD
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Comparison of Post-injection Site Pain Between Technetium Sulfur Colloid and Technetium Tilmanocept in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Jonathan T. Unkart MD, Jennifer L. Baker MD, Ava Hosseini MD, Carl K. Hoh MD, Mark S. Wallace MD, David R. Vera PhD, Anne M. Wallace MD
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Surgical Management of Breast Cancer in 2010–2011 SEER Registries by Hormone and HER2 Receptor Status

Ingrid Lizarraga MBBS, Mary C. Schroeder PhD, Ronald J. Weigel MD, PhD, Alexandra Thomas MD
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Colorectal Cancer

A Three-Step Method for Laparoscopic Mobilization of the Splenic Flexure

Takeru Matsuda MD, Takeshi Iwasaki MD, Kenro Hirata MD, Daisuke Tsugawa MD, Yutaka Sugita MD, Yasuo Sumi MD, Yoshihiro Kakeji MD
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Psychiatric Illness is a Disparity in the Surgical Management of Rectal Cancer

Nicole E. Wieghard MD, Kyle D. Hart MS, Daniel O. Herzig MD, FACS, Kim C. Lu MD, FACS, V. Liana Tsikitis MD, FACS
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Impact of Total Lymph Node Count on Staging and Survival After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer

Matthew D. Hall MD, MBA, Timothy E. Schultheiss PhD, David D. Smith PhD, Marwan G. Fakih MD, Joseph Kim MD, Jeffrey Y. C. Wong MD, Yi-Jen Chen MD, PhD
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Histologic and Immunohistochemical Alterations Associated with Cytoreductive Surgery and Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

Patrick Wagner MD, Brian Boone MD, Lekshmi Ramalingam MD, Heather Jones PA-C, Amer Zureikat MD, Matthew Holtzman MD, Steven Ahrendt MD, James Pingpank MD, Herbert Zeh MD, Haroon Choudry MD, David Bartlett MD
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Interstitial Brachytherapy for the Treatment of Locally Recurrent Anorectal Cancer

Andrew J. Bishop MD, Sanjay Gupta MD, Mandy G. Cunningham BS, Randa Tao MD, Paula A. Berner BS, Samantha G. Korpela BS, Geoffrey S. Ibbott PhD, Ann A. Lawyer MS, Christopher H. Crane MD
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Preoperative Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio is a Better Prognostic Serum Biomarker than Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Patients Undergoing Resection for Nonmetastatic Colorectal Cancer

Woo Jin Choi BSc, Michelle C. Cleghorn MSc, Haiyan Jiang PhD, Timothy D. Jackson MD, MPH, FRCSC, FACS, Allan Okrainec MDCM, MHPE, FRCSC, FACS, Fayez A. Quereshy MD, MBA, FRCSC
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Indications for Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection Based on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Before and After Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy in Patients with Advanced Low-Rectal Cancer

Takashi Akiyoshi MD, PhD, Kiyoshi Matsueda MD, PhD, Makiko Hiratsuka MD, Toshiyuki Unno MD, Jun Nagata MD, PhD, Toshiya Nagasaki MD, PhD, Tsuyoshi Konishi MD, PhD, Yoshiya Fujimoto MD, PhD, Satoshi Nagayama MD, PhD, Yosuke Fukunaga MD, PhD, Masashi Ueno MD, PhD
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Prognostic Impact of Histologic Type in Curatively Resected Stage IV Colorectal Cancer: A Japanese Multicenter Retrospective Study

Junichi Shibata MD, Kazushige Kawai MD, PhD, Takeshi Nishikawa MD, PhD, Toshiaki Tanaka MD, PhD, Junichiro Tanaka MD, PhD, Tomomichi Kiyomatsu MD, PhD, Keisuke Hata MD, PhD, Hiroaki Nozawa MD, PhD, Shinsuke Kazama MD, PhD, Hironori Yamaguchi MD, PhD, Soichiro Ishihara MD, PhD, Eiji Sunami MD, PhD, Joji Kitayama MD, PhD, Kenichi Sugihara MD, PhD, Toshiaki Watanabe MD, PhD
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Defective Mismatch Repair Status was not Associated with DFS and OS in Stage II Colon Cancer Treated with Adjuvant Chemotherapy

Jeong Eun Kim MD, PhD, Yong Sang Hong MD, PhD, Hwa Jung Kim MD, PhD, Kyu-pyo Kim MD, PhD, Jae-Lyun Lee MD, PhD, Seong Joon Park MD, Seok-Byung Lim MD, PhD, In Ja Park MD, PhD, Chan Wook Kim MD, PhD, Yong Sik Yoon MD, PhD, Chang Sik Yu MD, PhD, Jin Cheon Kim MD, PhD, Kim Ji Hoon MD, PhD, Tae Won Kim MD, PhD
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Lymphatic Invasion is an Independent Adverse Prognostic Factor in Patients with Colorectal Liver Metastasis

Jannemarie A. M. de Ridder MD, Nikki Knijn MD, Bastiaan Wiering MD, PhD, Johannes H. W. de Wilt MD, PhD, Iris D. Nagtegaal MD, PhD
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Endocrine Tumors

Preoperative Metyrosine Improves Cardiovascular Outcomes for Patients Undergoing Surgery for Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma

Heather Wachtel MD, Edward H. Kennedy MS, MA, Salman Zaheer MD, Edmund K. Bartlett MD, Lauren Fishbein MD, PhD, Robert E. Roses MD, Douglas L. Fraker MD, Debbie L. Cohen MD
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Intraoperative Parathormone Monitoring Mitigates Age-Related Variability in Targeted Parathyroidectomy for Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Brian Bishop BS, Bo Wang MD, Punam P. Parikh MD, John I. Lew MD, FACS
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Value of Prophylactic Cervical Thymectomy in Parathyroid Hyperplasia

Melissa M. Boltz DO, MBA, Ning Zhang MD, Carrie Zhao BS, Sujan Thiruvengadam BS, Allan E. Siperstein MD, FACS, Judy Jin MD, FACS
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Feasibility of Charcoal Tattooing for Localization of Metastatic Lymph Nodes in Robotic Selective Neck Dissection for Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Chang Myeon Song MD, PhD, Jeong Seon Park MD, PhD, Woosung Park MD, Yong Bae Ji MD, PhD, Seok Hyun Cho MD, PhD, Kyung Tae MD, PhD
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Feasibility of Radio-Guided Surgery with 68Gallium-DOTATATE in Patients with Gastro-Entero-Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

Samira M. Sadowski MD, Corina Millo MD, Vladimir Neychev MD, PhD, Rachel Aufforth MD, Xavier Keutgen MD, Joanne Glanville MD, Meghna Alimchandani MD, Naris Nilubol MD, FACS, Peter Herscovitch MD, Martha Quezado MD, Electron Kebebew MD, FACS
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Association Between Obesity and BRAFV600E Mutation Status in Patients with Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Jandee Lee MD, PhD, Cho Rok Lee MD, Cheol Ryong Ku MD, PhD, Sang-Wook Kang MD, Jong Ju Jeong MD, Dong Yeob Shin MD, Kee-Hyun Nam MD, PhD, Sang Geun Jung MD, PhD, Eun Jig Lee MD, PhD, Woong Youn Chung MD, PhD, Young Suk Jo MD, PhD
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Comparison of Secondary and Primary Thyroid Cancers: Patient Characteristics and Postoperative Outcomes : A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Patients with Primary and Secondary Thyroid Cancers

Zaid Al-Qurayshi MD, MPH, Hossam Mohamed MD, Parisha Bhatia MD, Sudesh Srivastav PhD, Rizwan Aslam DO, FACS, Emad Kandil MD, FACS
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Long-Term Outcome of Bilateral Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy Measured by Disease-Specific Questionnaire in a Unique Group of Patients with Cushing’s Syndrome

Vladimir Neychev MD, PhD, Seth M. Steinberg PhD, Lily Yang BS, Amit Mehta MS III, Naris Nilubol MD, FCAS, Margaret F. Keil CRNP, Lynnette Nieman MD, Constantine A. Stratakis MD, DMSci, Electron Kebebew MD, FACS
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Factors Predictive of Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalization Following Thyroidectomy and Parathyroidectomy

Ryan A. FitzGerald BA, Ashwini R. Sehgal MD, Julie A. Nichols RN, Christopher R. McHenry MD
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Whole Body Metabolic Tumor Volume and Total Lesion Glycolysis Predict Survival in Patients with Adrenocortical Carcinoma

Kei Satoh BA, Dhaval Patel MD, William Dieckmann MS, Naris Nilubol MD, Electron Kebebew MD, FACS
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Adrenal Imaging Features Predict Malignancy Better than Tumor Size

Jenny Y. Yoo MD, Kelly L. McCoy MD, Sally E. Carty MD, Michael T. Stang MD, Michaele J. Armstrong PhD, Gina M. Howell MD, David L. Bartlett MD, Mitchell E. Tublin MD, Linwah Yip MD
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Clinicopathological Significance of Minimal Extrathyroid Extension in Solitary Papillary Thyroid Carcinomas

Chang Gok Woo MD, Chang Ohk Sung MD, Yun Mi Choi MD, Won Gu Kim MD, Tae Yong Kim MD, Young Kee Shong MD, Won Bae Kim MD, Suck Joon Hong MD, Dong Eun Song MD
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Incidental and Intentional Medicine Achieve Similar Results in Primary Hyperaldosteronism

Lindsay E. Kuo MD, MBA, Heather Wachtel MD, Robert E. Roses MD, Douglas L. Fraker MD, Rachel R. Kelz MD, MSCE
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Surgical Management of Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors: Specific Requirements and Their Impact on Staging and Prognosis

Arnaud Pasquer MD, Thomas Walter MD, PhD, Valérie Hervieu MD, PhD, Julien Forestier MD, Jean-Yves Scoazec MD, PhD, Catherine Lombard-Bohas MD, Gilles Poncet MD, PhD
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Totally Laparoscopic Hepatic Bisegmentectomy (s4b+s5) and Hilar Lymphadenectomy for Incidental Gallbladder Cancer

Marcel Autran Machado MD, FACS, Fabio F. Makdissi MD, Rodrigo C. Surjan MD
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A Minimally Invasive Technique to Obtain Optimal Tumor Margins in Anatomically Confined Locations Using a Contoured Stapler

Ajay V. Maker MD, FACS, Valeria Valbuena BS, Vijay K. Maker MD, FACS
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Techniques of the Single-Port Totally Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy

Su Mi Kim MD, Sang Hoon Lee MD, PhD, Man Ho Ha MD, Jeong Eun Seo MD, Ji Eun Kim MD, Min Gew Choi MD, PhD, Tae Sung Sohn MD, PhD, Jae Moon Bae MD, PhD, Sung Kim MD, PhD, Jun Ho Lee MD, PhD
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A Simple and Reliable Method for Intracorporeal Circular-Stapled Esophagojejunostomy Using a Hand-Sewn Over-and-Over Suture Technique in Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy

Takeru Matsuda MD, Takeshi Iwasaki MD, Masaaki Mitsutsuji MD, Kenro Hirata MD, Daisuke Tsugawa MD, Yutaka Sugita MD, Etsuji Shimada MD, Yoshihiro Kakeji MD
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Pattern of Lymphatic Spread of Esophageal Cancer at the Cervicothoracic Junction Based on the Tumor Location : Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Cervicothoracic Junction

Makoto Yamasaki MD, Hiroshi Miyata MD, Yasuhiro Miyazaki MD, Tsuyoshi Takahashi MD, Yukinori Kurokawa MD, Kiyokazu Nakajima MD, Shuji Takiguchi MD, Masaki Mori MD, Yuichiro Doki MD
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A Temperature of 40 °C Appears to be a Critical Threshold for Potentiating Cytotoxic Chemotherapy In Vitro and in Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Patients Undergoing HIPEC

Lea Schaaf Msc, Heiko van der Kuip PhD, Waltraud Zopf MD, Stefan Winter PhD, Marina Münch MD, Thomas E. Mürdter PhD, Klaus-Peter Thon MD, Wolfgang Steurer MD, Walter E. Aulitzky MD, Christoph Ulmer MD
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Metformin Use During Treatment of Potentially Curable Esophageal Cancer Patients is not Associated with Better Outcomes

L. E. A. M. M. Spierings MD, S. M. Lagarde MD, PhD, M. G. H. van Oijen PhD, S. S. Gisbertz MD, PhD, J. W. Wilmink MD, PhD, M. C. C. M. Hulshof MD, PhD, S. L. Meijer MD, PhD, M. C. Anderegg MD, M. I. van Berge Henegouwen MD, PhD, H. W. M. van Laarhoven MD, PhD
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Poorly Differentiated Carcinoma Component in Submucosal Layer Should be Considered as an Additional Criterion for Curative Endoscopic Resection of Early Gastric Cancer

Da Hyun Jung MD, Yoon Sung Bae MD, Sun Och Yoon MD, PhD, Yong Chan Lee MD, PhD, Hoguen Kim MD, PhD, Sung Hoon Noh MD, PhD, Hyojin Park MD, PhD, Seung Ho Choi MD, PhD, Jie-Hyun Kim MD, PhD, Hyunki Kim MD, PhD
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Prevalence of Malnutrition Among Gastric Cancer Patients Undergoing Gastrectomy and Optimal Preoperative Nutritional Support for Preventing Surgical Site Infections

Yasunari Fukuda MD, Kazuyoshi Yamamoto MD, PhD, Motohiro Hirao MD, PhD, Kazuhiro Nishikawa MD, PhD, Sakae Maeda MD, PhD, Naotsugu Haraguchi MD, PhD, Masakazu Miyake MD, PhD, Naoki Hama MD, PhD, Atsushi Miyamoto MD, PhD, Masataka Ikeda MD, PhD, Shoji Nakamori MD, PhD, Mitsugu Sekimoto MD, PhD, Kazumasa Fujitani MD, PhD, Toshimasa Tsujinaka MD, PhD
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Usefulness of Two-Dimensional Values Measured Using Preoperative Multidetector Computed Tomography in Predicting Lymph Node Metastasis of Gastric Cancer

Su Lim Lee M.D., Han Hong Lee M.D., Young Mi Ku M.D., Hae Myung Jeon M.D.
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Clinical Outcome of Esophagectomy in Elderly Patients With and Without Neoadjuvant Therapy for Thoracic Esophageal Cancer

Hiroshi Miyata MD, Makoto Yamasaki MD, Tomoki Makino MD, Yasuhiro Miyazaki MD, Tsuyoshi Takahashi MD, Yukinori Kurokawa MD, Kiyokazu Nakajima MD, Shuji Takiguchi MD, Masaki Mori MD, Yuichiro Doki MD
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A Prospective Randomized Trial of Enteral Nutrition After Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer

Tomoko Takesue MD, Hiroya Takeuchi MD, PhD, FACS, Masaharu Ogura MD, PhD, Kazumasa Fukuda PhD, Rieko Nakamura MD, PhD, Tsunehiro Takahashi MD, PhD, Norihito Wada MD, PhD, Hirofumi Kawakubo MD, PhD, Yuko Kitagawa MD, PhD
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Drug Sensitivity Testing in Cytoreductive Surgery and Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

Kathrine Bjersand MD, Haile Mahteme MD, PhD, Inger Sundström Poromaa MD, PhD, Håkan Andréasson MD, PhD, Wilhelm Graf MD, PhD, Rolf Larsson MD, PhD, Peter Nygren MD, PhD
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Discordance of Histologic Grade Between Primary and Metastatic Neuroendocrine Carcinomas

Taiwo Adesoye MD, Marie A. Daleo MD, Agnes G. Loeffler MD, PhD, Emily R. Winslow MD, Sharon M. Weber MD, Clifford S. Cho MD
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Both GLUT-1 and GLUT-14 are Independent Prognostic Factors in Gastric Adenocarcinoma

Felix Berlth MD, Stefan Mönig MD, Berit Pinther MD, Peter Grimminger MD, Martin Maus MD, Hans Schlösser MD, Patrick Plum MD, Ute Warnecke-Eberz PhD, Olivier Harismendy PhD, Uta Drebber MD, Elfriede Bollschweiler MD, Arnulf Hölscher MD, Hakan Alakus MD
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The Prognostic Value of Signet-Ring Cell Histology in Resected Gastric Adenocarcinoma

Lauren M. Postlewait MD, Malcolm H. Squires III MD, MS, David A. Kooby MD, George A. Poultsides MD, Sharon M. Weber MD, Mark Bloomston MD, Ryan C. Fields MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD, Konstantinos I. Votanopoulos MD, Carl R. Schmidt MD, Aslam Ejaz MD, Alexandra W. Acher BS, David J. Worhunsky MD, Neil Saunders MD, Douglas Swords MD, Linda X. Jin MD, Clifford S. Cho MD, Emily R. Winslow MD, K
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Multivisceral Resection for Gastric Cancer: Results from the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative

Thuy B. Tran MD, David J. Worhunsky MD, Jeffrey A. Norton MD, Malcolm Hart Squires III MD, Linda X. Jin MD, Gaya Spolverato MD, Konstantinos I. Votanopoulos MD, Carl Schmidt MD, Sharon Weber MD, Mark Bloomston MD, Clifford S. Cho MD, Edward A. Levine MD, Ryan C. Fields MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD, Shishir K. Maithel MD, George A. Poultsides MD, MS, FACS
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Development and Validation of a Disease-Specific Instrument to Measure Diet-Targeted Quality of Life for Postoperative Patients with Esophagogastric Cancer

Michitaka Honda MD, Takafumi Wakita PhD, Yoshihiro Onishi PhD, Souya Nunobe MD, Akinori Miura MD, Tatsuto Nishigori MD, Hiroshi Kusanagi MD, Takatsugu Yamamoto MD, Alexander Boddy MD, Shunichi Fukuhara MD
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Integrating Chemotherapy into the Management of Oligometastatic Colorectal Cancer: Evidence-Based Approach Using Clinical Trial Findings

Thomas J. Semrad MD, MAS, FACP, Ana Rodriguez Fahrni MD, I-Yeh Gong MD, Vijay P. Khatri MBChB, FACS, MBA
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Multimodality Treatment of T4 Gastric Cancer in the United States: Utilization Trends and Impact on Survival

Lea Lowenfeld MD, Jashodeep Datta MD, Russell S. Lewis Jr. BA, Matthew T. McMillan BA, Ronac Mamtani MD, MSCE, Nevena Damjanov MD, Vinay Chandrasekhara MD, Giorgos C. Karakousis MD, Jeffrey A. Drebin MD, PhD, Douglas L. Fraker MD, Robert E. Roses MD
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Mitomycin C Pharmacokinetics as Predictor of Severe Neutropenia in Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Therapy

Véronique Kemmel Pharm, PhD, Henri-Alexis Mercoli MD, Nicolas Meyer MD, PhD, Daniel Brumaru MD, Benoit Romain MD, PhD, Jean-Marc Lessinger Pharm, PhD, Cécile Brigand MD, PhD
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Intraperitoneal Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor: A Prognostic Factor and the Potential for Intraperitoneal Bevacizumab Use in Peritoneal Surface Malignancies

Claramae Shulyn Chia MBBS, MMed, FRCS, Olivier Glehen MD, PhD, Naoual Bakrin MD, Evelyne Decullier PhD, Benoit You MD, PhD, François Noël Gilly MD, PhD, Guillaume Passot MD
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Value of Peritoneal Drain Placement After Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A Multi-institutional Analysis from the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative

Gregory C. Dann BS, Malcolm H. Squires III MD, MS, Lauren M. Postlewait MD, David A. Kooby MD, George A. Poultsides MD, Sharon M. Weber MD, Mark Bloomston MD, Ryan C. Fields MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD, Konstantinos I. Votanopoulos MD, PhD, Carl R. Schmidt MD, Aslam Ejaz MD, Alexandra W. Acher BS, David J. Worhunsky MD, Neil Saunders MD, Douglas S. Swords MD, Linda X. Jin MD, Clifford S. Ch
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Age-Related Morbidity and Mortality with Cytoreductive Surgery

Madalyn G. Peters MD, Edmund K. Bartlett MD, Robert E. Roses MD, Rachel R. Kelz MD, MSCE, Douglas L. Fraker MD, Giorgos C. Karakousis MD
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Influence of Different Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Regimens on Response, Prognosis, and Complication Rate in Patients with Esophagogastric Adenocarcinoma

Christoph Springfeld MD, PhD, Christiane Wiecha, Romy Kunzmann, Ulrike Heger MD, Wilko Weichert MD, Rupert Langer MD, Annika Stange MD, Susanne Blank MD, Leila Sisic MD, Thomas Schmidt MD, PhD, Florian Lordick MD, Dirk Jäger MD, Lars Grenacher MD, Tom Bruckner PhD, Markus W. Büchler MD, Katja Ott MD
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A Long Non-coding RNA Activated by Transforming Growth Factor-β is an Independent Prognostic Marker of Gastric Cancer

Tomoko Saito MD, Junji Kurashige MD, PhD, Sho Nambara MD, Hisateru Komatsu MD, Hidenari Hirata MD, Masami Ueda MD, Shotaro Sakimura MD, Ryutaro Uchi MD, Yuki Takano MD, Yoshiaki Shinden MD, Tomohiro Iguchi MD, PhD, Hidetoshi Eguchi MD, PhD, Shogo Ehata MD, PhD, Kazunari Murakami MD, PhD, Keishi Sugimachi MD, PhD, Koshi Mimori MD, PhD
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Theranostic Photosensitive Nanoparticles for Lymph Node Metastasis of Gastric Cancer

Hironori Tsujimoto MD, PhD, Yuji Morimoto MD, PhD, Risa Takahata MD, PhD, Shinsuke Nomura MD, Kazumichi Yoshida MD, PhD, Shuichi Hiraki MD, PhD, Hiroyuki Horiguchi MD, Hiromi Miyazaki PhD, Satoshi Ono MD, PhD, Daizo Saito MD, PhD, Isao Hara PhD, Eiichi Ozeki PhD, Junji Yamamoto MD, PhD, Kazuo Hase MD, PhD
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Feasibility and Nutritional Benefits of Laparoscopic Proximal Gastrectomy for Early Gastric Cancer in the Upper Stomach

Toshiyuki Kosuga MD, PhD, Daisuke Ichikawa MD, PhD, Shuhei Komatsu MD, PhD, Kazuma Okamoto MD, PhD, Hirotaka Konishi MD, PhD, Atsushi Shiozaki MD, PhD, Hitoshi Fujiwara MD, PhD, Eigo Otsuji MD, PhD
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Gynecologic Oncology

Mini-laparoscopic Sentinel Node Detection in Endometrial Cancer: Further Reducing Invasiveness for Patients with Early-Stage Disease

F. Ghezzi MD, J. Casarin MD, S. Uccella MD, PhD
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Managing Endometrial Cancer: The Role of Pelvic Lymphadenectomy and Secondary Surgery

Yves Borghesi MD, Fabrice Narducci MD, Lucie Bresson MD, Emmanuelle Tresch MSc, Jean Pierre Meurant, Sophie Cousin MD, Abel Cordoba MD, Benjamin Merlot MD, Eric Leblanc MD
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When Does Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Really Avoid Radiotherapy? Clinical Predictors of Adjuvant Radiotherapy in Cervical Cancer

Andrea Papadia MD, PhD, Filippo Bellati MD, PhD, Giorgio Bogani MD, Antonino Ditto MD, Fabio Martinelli MD, Domenica Lorusso MD, Cristina Donfrancesco MD, Maria Luisa Gasparri MD, Francesco Raspagliesi MD
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Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Followed by Maintenance Therapy With or Without Bevacizumab in Unresectable High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer: A Case-Control Study

Marco Petrillo MD, PhD, Ida Paris MD, PhD, Giuseppe Vizzielli MD, PhD, Giulia Amadio MD, PhD, Francesco Cosentino MD, Vanda Salutari MD, PhD, Giovanni Scambia MD, PhD, Anna Fagotti MD, PhD
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Doppler Ultrasound Flow Evaluation of the Uterine Arteries Significantly Correlates with Tumor Size in Cervical Cancer Patients

Daniele Bolla MD, Sarah In-Albon MD, Andrea Papadia MD, PhD, Edoardo Di Naro MD, Maria Luisa Gasparri MD, Michael M. Mueller MD, Luigi Raio MD
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Surgical Outcomes After Debulking Surgery for Intraabdominal Ovarian Growing Teratoma Syndrome: Analysis of 38 Cases

Enrica Bentivegna MD, Henri Azaïs MD, Catherine Uzan MD, PhD, Alexandra Leary MD, PhD, Patricia Pautier MD, Clementine Gonthier MD, Catherine Genestie MD, Corinne Balleyguier MD, Catherine Lhomme MD, Pierre Duvillard MD, Philippe Morice MD, PhD, Sebastien Gouy MD, PhD
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Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Followed by Interval Debulking Surgery and the Risk of Platinum Resistance in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Alexandre A. B. A. da Costa MD, Camila V. Valadares MD, Glauco Baiocchi MD, PhD, Henrique Mantoan MD, Augusto Saito MD, Solange Sanches MD, Andréia P. Guimarães MD, Maria Isabel W. Achatz MD, PhD
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Head and Neck Oncology

HPV and EBV Infections in Neck Metastases from Occult Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Another Virus-Related Neoplastic Disease in the Head and Neck Region

Francesco Bussu MD, PhD, Michela Sali PhD, Roberto Gallus MD, Gianluigi Petrone MD, Rosa Autorino MD, Rosaria Santangelo MD, Manlio Pandolfini MD, Francesco Miccichè MD, Giovanni Delogu PhD, Giovanni Almadori MD, Jacopo Galli MD, Maurizio Sanguinetti MD, Guido Rindi MD, Massimo Tommasino PhD, Vincenzo Valentini MD, Gaetano Paludetti MD
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Prognostic Performance of Current Stage III Oral Cancer Patients After Curative Intent Resection: Evidence to Support a Revision of the American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging System

M. Amit MD, MSc, T. C. Yen MD, C. T. Liao MD, P. Chaturvedi MD, J. P. Agarwal MD, L. P. Kowalski MD, Hugo F. Kohler MD, A. Ebrahimi MD, J. R. Clark MD, C. R. Cernea MD, S. J. Brandao MD, M. Kreppel MD, J. Zöller MD, M. D. Fliss MD, G. Bachar MD, T. Shpitzer MD, V. A. Bolzoni MD, P. R. Patel MD, S. Jonnalagadda MD, K. T. Robbins MD, N. G. Iyer MD, T. Skanthakumar MD, J. P. Shah MD, S. G. Patel MD,
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Multicenter Retrospective Study of Adjuvant Therapy for Patients with Pathologically Lymph Node-Positive Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Analysis of Covariance Using Propensity Score

Souichi Yanamoto DDS, PhD, Mitsunobu Otsuru DDS, PhD, Yoshihide Ota DDS, PhD, Masaya Okura DDS, PhD, Tomonao Aikawa DDS, PhD, Hiroshi Kurita DDS, PhD, Takahiro Kamata DDS, PhD, Tadaaki Kirita DDS, PhD, Nobuhiro Yamakawa DDS, PhD, Michihiro Ueda DDS, PhD, Tetsuro Yamashita DDS, PhD, Takahide Komori DDS, PhD, Takashi Shigeta DDS, PhD, Satoshi Yokoo DDS, PhD, Masaru Ogawa DDS, PhD, Masahiro Umeda DDS
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Chyle Fistula After Neck Dissection: An 8-Year, Single-Center, Prospective Study of Incidence, Clinical Features, and Treatment

Dongbin Ahn MD, Jin Ho Sohn MD, PhD, Ji Yun Jeong MD
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Usefulness of Magnetic Resonance Sialography for the Evaluation of Radioactive Iodine-Induced Sialadenitis

Jeong-Seok Choi MD, Hyun-Gon Lim MD, Young-Mo Kim MD, Myung Kwan Lim MD, Ha Young Lee MD, PhD, Jae-Yol Lim MD, PhD
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Prognostic Significance of Lymph Node Density in Patients with Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Young-Hoon Joo MD, Kwang-Jae Cho MD, Sang-Yeon Kim MD, Min-Sik Kim MD
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Laparoscopy-Specific Surgical Concepts for Hepatectomy Based on the Laparoscopic Caudal View: A Key to Reboot Surgeons’ Minds

Satoshi Ogiso MD, Takeo Nomi MD, PhD, Kenichiro Araki MD, PhD, Claudius Conrad MD, PhD, FACS, Etsuro Hatano MD, PhD, Shinji Uemoto MD, PhD, David Fuks MD, PhD, Brice Gayet MD, PhD
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Pancreatic Tumors

Pancreaticoduodenectomy with Reconstruction of the Mesentericoportal Vein by the Parietal Peritoneum: ‘Safi Dokmak Vascular Graft’

Safi Dokmak MD
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Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Right Posterior Superior Mesenteric Artery “First” Approach

Gabriella Pittau MD, Santiago Sànchez-Cabùs MD, PhD, Andrea Laurenzi MD, Maximiliano Gelli MD, Antonio Sa Cunha MD, PhD
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Reconstructive Oncology

A Study Comparing Free-Flap Reconstruction via the Retroauricular Approach and the Traditional Transcervical Approach for Head and Neck Cancer: A Matched Case–Control Study

Won Shik Kim MD, Jae Hong Park MD, Hyung Kwon Byeon MD, Jae Won Chang MD, Myung Jin Ban MD, Yoon Woo Koh MD, PhD, Eun Chang Choi MD, PhD
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