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Volume 23, Number 4 / April, 2016

Breast Oncology

Predictive Value of Neutrophil/Lymphocyte Ratio for Efficacy of Preoperative Chemotherapy in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Yuka Asano MD, Shinichiro Kashiwagi MD, PhD, Naoyoshi Onoda MD, PhD, Satoru Noda MD, PhD, Hidemi Kawajiri MD, PhD, Tsutomu Takashima MD, PhD, Masahiko Ohsawa MD, PhD, Seiichi Kitagawa MD, PhD, Kosei Hirakawa MD, PhD
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Does “Two is Better Than One” Apply to Surgeons? Comparing Single-Surgeon Versus Co-surgeon Bilateral Mastectomies

Melissa Anne Mallory MD, Katya Losk MPH, Kristen Camuso MPH, Stephanie Caterson MD, Suniti Nimbkar MD, Mehra Golshan MD
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Left-Sided Breast Irradiation does not Result in Increased Long-Term Cardiac-Related Mortality Among Women Treated with Breast-Conserving Surgery

G. Paul Wright MD, James J. Drinane DO, Holly L. Sobel BS, Mathew H. Chung MD, FACS
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Does a Positive Axillary Lymph Node Needle Biopsy Result Predict the Need for an Axillary Lymph Node Dissection in Clinically Node-Negative Breast Cancer Patients in the ACOSOG Z0011 Era?

Melissa Pilewskie MD, Starr Koslow Mautner MD, Michelle Stempel MPH, Anne Eaton MS, Monica Morrow MD
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Benign Phyllodes Tumor of the Breast Diagnosed After Ultrasound-Guided Vacuum-Assisted Biopsy: Surgical Excision or Wait-and-Watch?

Qian Ouyang MD, Shunrong Li MD, Cui Tan MD, Yunjie Zeng MD, Liling Zhu MD, Erwei Song MD, PhD, Kai Chen MD, Fengxi Su MD
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Residual Mammographic Microcalcifications and Enhancing Lesions on MRI After Neoadjuvant Systemic Chemotherapy for Locally Advanced Breast Cancer: Correlation with Histopathologic Residual Tumor Size

Young-Seon Kim MD, Jung Min Chang MD, PhD, Hyeong-Gon Moon MD, Joongyub Lee MD, PhD, Sung Ui Shin MD, Woo Kyung Moon MD, PhD
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Colorectal Cancer

Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) Following Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Rectal Cancer: Outcomes of Salvage Resection for Local Recurrence

Rodrigo Oliva Perez MD, PhD, Angelita Habr-Gama MD, PhD, Guilherme Pagin São Julião MD, Igor Proscurshim MD, Laura Melina Fernandez MD, Rafael Ulysses de Azevedo MS, Bruna B. Vailati MD, Felipe Alexandre Fernandes MS, Joaquim Gama-Rodrigues MD, PhD
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Importance of Absent Neoplastic Epithelium in Patients Treated With Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

Malin Enblad MD, Helgi Birgisson MD, PhD, Alkwin Wanders MD, PhD, Filip Sköldberg MD, PhD, Lana Ghanipour MD, PhD, Wilhelm Graf MD, PhD
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Effect of High-Grade Disease on Outcomes of Surgically Treated Colon Cancer

Ramzi Amri MD, PhD, Liliana G. Bordeianou MD, MPH, David L. Berger MD
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Totally Laparoscopic Colectomy with Intracorporeal Side-to-End Colorectal Anastomosis and Transrectal Specimen Extraction for Sigmoid and Rectal Cancers

Chao-Chun Huang MD, Yin-Che Chen MD, Che-Jen Huang MD, Jan-Sing Hsieh MD
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Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision Versus Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Cancer Receiving Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation: A Matched Case–Control Study

Chien-Chih Chen MD, Yi-Ling Lai MD, Jeng-Kae Jiang MD, PhD, Chun-Ho Chu MD, I-Ping Huang MD, Wei-Shone Chen MD, PhD, Andy Yi-Ming Cheng MD, Shung-Haur Yang MD, PhD
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Predictors of Pathologic Complete Response Following Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Rectal Cancer

Eisar Al-Sukhni MD, MSc, Kristopher Attwood PhD, David M. Mattson MD, Emmanuel Gabriel MD, PhD, Steven J. Nurkin MD, MS
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Selection of Lymph Node–Positive Cases Based on Perirectal and Lateral Pelvic Lymph Nodes Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Study of the Japanese Society for Cancer of the Colon and Rectum

Shimpei Ogawa MD, PhD, Jin-ichi Hida MD, PhD, Hideyuki Ike MD, PhD, Tetsushi Kinugasa MD, PhD, Mitsuyoshi Ota MD, PhD, Eiji Shinto MD, PhD, Michio Itabashi MD, PhD, Shingo Kameoka MD, PhD, Kenichi Sugihara MD, PhD
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Endocrine Tumors

Open Versus Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Adrenocortical Carcinoma: A Meta-analysis of Surgical and Oncological Outcomes

Riccardo Autorino MD, PhD, Pierluigi Bove MD, Marco De Sio MD, PhD, Roberto Miano MD, Salvatore Micali MD, Luca Cindolo MD, Francesco Greco MD, Jilian Nicholas DO, Cristian Fiori MD, Giampaolo Bianchi MD, Fernando J. Kim MD, Francesco Porpiglia MD
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Is Linitis Plastica a Contraindication for Surgical Resection: A Multi-Institution Study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative

Aaron U. Blackham MD, Doug S. Swords MD, Edward A. Levine MD, Nora F. Fino MS, Malcolm H. Squires MD, George Poultsides MD, Ryan C. Fields MD, Mark Bloomston MD, Sharon M. Weber MD, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD, Linda X. Jin MD, Gaya Spolverato MD, Carl Schmidt MD, David Worhunsky MD, Clifford S. Cho MD, Shishir K. Maithel MD, Konstantinos I. Votanopoulos MD, Phd, FACS
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Noncurative Resection for Gastric Cancer Patients: Who Could Benefit? : Determining Prognostic Factors for Patient Selection

Felipe J. F. Coimbra MD, Wilson Luiz da Costa Jr. MD, Héber S. C. Ribeiro MD, Alessandro L. Diniz MD, André Luís de Godoy MD, Igor Correia de Farias MD, Antonio Moris Cury Filho MD, Marcello Ferretti Fanelli MD, Maria Dirlei F. S. Begnami MD, PhD, Fernando Augusto Soares MD, PhD
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Exploring the Spatial Drug Distribution Pattern of Pressurized Intraperitoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy (PIPAC)

Veria Khosrawipour MD, Tanja Khosrawipour MD, David Diaz-Carballo PhD, Eckart Förster PhD, Jürgen Zieren MD, Urs Giger-Pabst MD
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Preoperative Helicobacter pylori Infection is Associated with Increased Survival After Resection of 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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Is There Any Role of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for T3N0M0 or T1N2M0 Gastric Cancer Patients in Stage II in the 7th TNM but Stage I in the 6th TNM System?

Kyung-Goo Lee MD, Hyuk-Joon Lee MD, PhD, Seung-Young Oh MD, Jun-Young Yang MD, Hye-Seong Ahn MD, Yun-Suhk Suh MD, Seong-Ho Kong MD, PhD, Tae-Yong Kim MD, PhD, Do-Youn Oh MD, PhD, Seock-Ah Im MD, PhD, Kuhn Uk Lee MD, PhD, Woo Ho Kim MD, PhD, Yung-Jue Bang MD, PhD, Han-Kwang Yang MD, PhD
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Prognostic Significance of Carcinoembryonic Antigen Staining in Cancer Tissues of Gastric Cancer Patients

Wei Wang MD, PhD, Sharvesh Raj Seeruttun MD, Cheng Fang MD, Jiewei Chen MD, Yong Li MD, Zhimin Liu MD, PhD, Youqing Zhan MD, Wei Li MD, Yingbo Chen MD, Xiaowei Sun MD, Yuanfang Li MD, PhD, Dazhi Xu MD, PhD, Yuanxiang Guan MD, Zhiwei Zhou MD, PhD
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Is All Advanced Gastric Cancer Suitable for Laparoscopy-Assisted Gastrectomy With Extended Lymphadenectomy? A Case–Control Study Using a Propensity Score Method

Jian-Xian Lin MM, Chang-Ming Huang MD, Chao-Hui Zheng MD, Ping Li MD, Jian-Wei Xie MD, Jia-bin Wang MD, Lu Jun MM, Qi-Yue Chen MM, Long-long Cao MM, Mi Lin MM
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Resectability of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: Learnings from a Prospective Cohort of 533 Consecutive Patients Selected for Cytoreductive Surgery

Kayvan Mohkam MD, Guillaume Passot MD, PhD, Eddy Cotte MD, PhD, Naoual Bakrin MD, PhD, François-Noël Gilly MD, PhD, Stanislas Ledochowski MD, Lorraine Bernard Msc, Pierre-Jean Valette MD, PhD, Olivier Glehen MD, PhD, Pascal Rousset MD
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Gynecologic Oncology

Diagnostic Performance of Computed Tomography for Preoperative Staging of Patients with Non-endometrioid Carcinomas of the Uterine Corpus

Yulia Lakhman MD, Seth S. Katz MD, PhD, Debra A. Goldman MS, Derya Yakar MD, PhD, Hebert A. Vargas MD, Ramon E. Sosa BA, Maura Miccò MD, Robert A. Soslow MD, Hedvig Hricak MD, PhD, Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum MD, Evis Sala MD, PhD
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Lymph Node Involvement Pattern and Survival Differences of FIGO IIIC and FIGO IIIA1 Ovarian Cancer Patients After Primary Complete Tumor Debulking Surgery: A 10-Year Retrospective Analysis of the Tumor Bank Ovarian Cancer Network

Khayal Gasimli, Elena Ioana Braicu MD, Mani Nassir, Rolf Richter MPH, Aygun Babayeva, Radoslav Chekerov MD, Silvia Darb-Esfahani MD, PhD, Jalid Sehouli MD, PhD, Mustafa Zelal Muallem MD
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Comparison of Survival Outcomes in Women with Unsuspected Uterine Malignancy Diagnosed After Laparotomic Versus Laparoscopic Myomectomy: A National, Population-Based Study

Jin-Sung Yuk MD, PhD, Hyun Young Ji MD, Ji-Yeon Shin MD, PhD, Log Young Kim, Sang-Hyun Kim, Jung Hun Lee MD, PhD
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Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy after Secondary Cytoreduction in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: A Single-center Comparative Analysis

Glauco Baiocchi MD, PhD, Fabio Oliveira Ferreira MD, PhD, Henrique Mantoan MD, Alexandre Andre Balieiro Anastacio da Costa MD, Carlos Chaves Faloppa MD, Lillian Yuri Kumagai MD, Celso Abdon Lopes de Mello MD, PhD, Renata Mayumi Takahashi MD, Wilson Toshihiko Nakagawa MD, PhD, Samuel Aguiar Jr. MD, PhD, Ademar Lopes MD, PhD
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Preoperative Prediction of Cardiophrenic Lymph Node Metastasis in Advanced Ovarian Cancer Using Computed Tomography

Tae-Hyung Kim MD, Myong Cheol Lim MD, PhD, Se Ik Kim MD, Sang-Soo Seo MD, PhD, Sun Ho Kim MD, PhD, Sang-Yoon Park MD, PhD
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Healthcare Policy and Outcomes

Outcomes of Resected Colorectal Cancer Lung Metastases in Routine Clinical Practice: A Population-Based Study

Christopher M. Booth, Sulaiman Nanji, Xuejiao Wei, William J. Mackillop
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Financial Impact of Postoperative Complication Following Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgery for Cancer

Faiz Gani MBBS, John Hundt MBA, Martin A. Makary MD, MPH, Adil H. Haider MD, MPH, Cheryl K. Zogg MSPH, MHS, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD, FACS, FRACS (Hon.)
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Results of a Randomized Controlled Multicenter Phase III Trial of Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion Compared with Best Available Care for Patients with Melanoma Liver Metastases

Marybeth S. Hughes MD, Jonathan Zager MD, Mark Faries MD, H. Richard Alexander MD, Richard E. Royal MD, Bradford Wood MD, Junsung Choi MD, Kevin McCluskey MD, Eric Whitman MD, Sanjiv Agarwala MD, Gary Siskin MD, Charles Nutting DO, Mary Ann Toomey RN, Carole Webb RN, Tatiana Beresnev MD, James F. Pingpank MD, FACS
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Prognostic Accuracy of the Seventh Edition of the TNM Classification Compared with the Fifth and Sixth Edition for Distal Cholangiocarcinoma

Georg Wiltberger, Felix Krenzien, Christian Benzing, Georgi Atanasov, Fritz Klein, Hans-Michael Hau, Linda Feldbrügge, Johann Pratschke, Moritz Schmelzle, Sven Jonas
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Long-Term Follow-Up Evaluation of 68 Patients with Uveal Melanoma Liver Metastases Treated with Isolated Hepatic Perfusion

Ilan Ben-Shabat, Valerio Belgrano, Lars Ny MD, PhD, Jonas Nilsson PhD, Per Lindnér MD, PhD, Roger Olofsson Bagge MD, PhD
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Should ALPPS be Used for Liver Resection in Intermediate-Stage HCC?

J. G. D’Haese MD, J. Neumann MD, M. Weniger MD, S. Pratschke MD, B. Björnsson MD, V. Ardiles MD, W. Chapman MD, FACS, R. Hernandez-Alejandro MD, O. Soubrane MD, R. Robles-Campos MD, M. Stojanovic MD, PhD, R. Dalla Valle MD, A. C. Y. Chan MD, MBBS, FRCS, FCSHK, FHKAM (Surgery), M. Coenen PhD, MPH, M. Guba MD, J. Werner MD, MBA, E. Schadde MD, FACS, M. K. Angele MD, FACS
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Postoperative Adjuvant Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization After R0 Hepatectomy Improves Outcomes of Patients Who have Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Microvascular Invasion

Jing Jian Sun MD, Kang Wang MD, Cun Zhen Zhang MD, Wei Xing Guo MD, Jie Shi MD, Wen Ming Cong MD, Meng Chao Wu MD, Wan Yee Lau MD, FRACS(Hon), Shu Qun Cheng MD, PhD
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Is Tumor Detachment from Vascular Structures Equivalent to R0 Resection in Surgery for Colorectal Liver Metastases? An Observational Cohort

Luca Viganò MD, PhD, Fabio Procopio MD, Matteo Maria Cimino MD, Matteo Donadon MD, PhD, Andrea Gatti MD, Guido Costa MD, Daniele Del Fabbro MD, Guido Torzilli MD, PhD, FACS
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Melanomas

Excision Margins of Melanoma Make a Difference: New Data Support an Old Paradigm

Merrick I. Ross, Charles M. Balch
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Minimum Safe Pathologic Excision Margins for Primary Cutaneous Melanomas (1–2 mm in Thickness): Analysis of 2131 Patients Treated at a Single Center

Lauren E. Haydu MIPH, Joram T. Stollman BSc, Richard A. Scolyer MD, Andrew J. Spillane MD, Michael J. Quinn MBBS, Robyn P. M. Saw MB, Kerwin F. Shannon MBBS, Jonathan R. Stretch MBBS, D Phil (Oxon), Johannes J. Bonenkamp MD, John F. Thompson MD
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The Association Between Excision Margins and Local Recurrence in 11,290 Thin (T1) Primary Cutaneous Melanomas: A Case–Control Study

Alastair D. MacKenzie Ross MD, FRCS (Plast), Lauren E. Haydu BSCHE, MIPH, Michael J. Quinn MBBS, FRACS, Robyn P. M. Saw MB, MS, FRACS, Kerwin F. Shannon MBBS, FRACS, Andrew J. Spillane MD, FRACS, Jonathan R. Stretch MBBS, DPhil(Oxon), FRACS, Richard A. Scolyer MD, FRCPA, FRCPath, John F. Thompson MD, FRACS, FACS
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Computed Tomography-Based Limb Volume Measurements for Isolated Limb Infusion in Melanoma

Adam K. Brys BS, Lubna Bhatti MBBS, Mustafa R. Bashir MD, Tracy A. Jaffe MD, Georgia M. Beasley MD, Neel S. Nath BS, April K. S. Salama MD, Douglas S. Tyler MD, Paul J. Mosca MD, PhD
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Australian Multicenter Study of Isolated Limb Infusion for Melanoma

Hidde M. Kroon MD, PhD, Brendon J. Coventry BMBS, PhD, FRACS, FACS, FRSM, Mitchell H. Giles BMBS, Michael A. Henderson MDDS, MD, BMed Sci, David Speakman MDDS, FRACS, Mark Wall BMBS, Andrew Barbour MBBS, PhD, FRACS, Jonathan Serpell MDDS, MD, FRACS, Paul Paddle MBBS, Alexander G. J. Coventry BMBS, Thomas Sullivan MsC, Bernard Mark Smithers MBBS, FRACS, FRCS, John F. Thompson MBBS, BSC(Med), MD, FR
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Pancreatic Tumors

Observation versus Resection for Small Asymptomatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Matched Case–Control Study

Eran Sadot MD, Diane L. Reidy-Lagunes MD, Laura H. Tang MD, PhD, Richard Kinh Gian Do MD, PhD, Mithat Gonen PhD, Michael I. D’Angelica MD, Ronald P. DeMatteo MD, T. Peter Kingham MD, Bas Groot Koerkamp MD, Brian R. Untch MD, Murray F. Brennan MD, William R. Jarnagin MD, Peter J. Allen MD
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Outcomes of a Clinical Pathway for Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer

Omar M. Rashid MD, JD, Jose M. Pimiento MD, Andrew W. Gamenthaler MD, Phuong Nguyen BS, Tin T. Ha BSc, Tai Hutchinson RN, Gregory Springett MD, Sarah Hoffe MD, Ravi Shridhar MD, Pamela J. Hodul MD, Brad L. Johnson MD, Karl Illig MD, Paul A. Armstrong MD, Barbara A. Centeno MD, William J. Fulp MS, Dung-Tsa Chen PhD, Mokenge P. Malafa MD
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Thoracic Oncology

Percutaneous Computed Tomography-Guided Thermal Ablation of Pulmonary Osteosarcoma Metastases in Children

Steven Yevich MD, Natalie Gaspar MD, Lambros Tselikas MD, Laurence Brugières MD, Hélène Pacquement MD, Gudren Schleiermacher MD, Marie-Dominique Tabone MD, Ernesto Pearson MD, Sandra Canale MD, Jane Muret MD, Thierry de Baere MD, Frederic Deschamps MD
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Clinical Impact of Abdominal Fat Distribution on Prognosis After Esophagectomy for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Akihiko Okamura MD, Masayuki Watanabe MD, Shinji Mine MD, Koujiro Nishida MD, Yu Imamura MD, Takanori Kurogochi MD, Yuko Kitagawa MD, Takeshi Sano MD
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Urologic Oncology

Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy for T1 Renal Cell Carcinoma: Comparison of Two Resection Techniques in a Multi-institutional Propensity Score-Matching Analysis

Wen Dong MD, Tianxin Lin MD, Fei Li PhD, Yong Fang PhD, Kaiwen Li MD, Kewei Xu MD, Chun Jiang MD, Lijuan Bian MD, Jinli Han MD, Hai Huang MD, Hao Liu MD, Xinxiang Fan MD, Caixia Zhang MD, Xiaofeng Lin MD, Wenlian Xie MD, Yousheng Yao MD, Qiuping Ma MD, Yuechun Chen MD, Zhongyu Huang MD, Chi Zhang PhD, Wei Chen MD, Wanlong Tan MD, Jian Huang MD
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