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Volume 23, Number 5 / December, 2016

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Cutaneous Head and Neck Melanoma: Mapping the Parotid Gland

Antonio I. Picon MD, Daniel G. Coit MD, Ashok R. Shaha MD, Mary S. Brady MD, Jay O. Boyle MD, Bhuvanesh B. Singh MD, Richard J. Wong MD, Klaus J. Busam MD, Jatin P. Shah MD, Dennis H. Kraus MD
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Clinical Experience With Mammary Ductoscopy

Edna K. Valdes MD, Susan K. Boolbol MD, Jean-Marc Cohen MD, Ronald Balassanian MD, Sheldon M. Feldman MD, FACS
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PET-Probe: Evaluation of Technical Performance and Clinical Utility of a Handheld High-Energy Gamma Probe in Oncologic Surgery

Seza A. Gulec MD, Farhad Daghighian PhD, Richard Essner MD
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Author Disclosure Summary

Special Online Issue: Author Disclosure Summary

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Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Synovial Sarcoma Recurrence in Children and Young Adults

Monika Scheer MD, Tobias Dantonello MD, Erika Hallmen CMD, Bernd Blank MD, Monika Sparber-Sauer MD, Christian Vokuhl MD, Ivo Leuschner MD, Marc W. Münter MD, Thekla von Kalle MD, Stefan S. Bielack MD, Thomas Klingebiel MD, Ewa Koscielniak MD
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Breast Oncology

Predictors of Surgical Margin Following Breast-Conserving Surgery: A Large Population-Based Cohort Study

Carolien H. M. van Deurzen MD, PhD
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Increasing Appropriate BRCA1/2 Mutation Testing: The Role of Family History Documentation and Genetic Counseling in a Multidisciplinary Clinic

Amar U. Kishan MD, Caitlin L. Gomez MD, Nicole A. Dawson MD, Robyn Dvorak MD, Nova M. Foster MD, Anne Hoyt MD, Sara A. Hurvitz MD, Amy Kusske MD, Erica L. Silver MD, Charles Tseng MD, Susan A. McCloskey MD
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Immediate Reconstruction in Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Challenging Current Care

Ashley B. Simpson DO, Devina McCray MD, Craig Wengler MD, Joseph P. Crowe MD, Risal Djohan MD, Rahul Tendulkar MD, Colin O’Rourke, Stephen R. Grobmyer MD, Stephanie A. Valente DO
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Contrast-Enhanced Digital Mammography in the Surgical Management of Breast Cancer

Mariam Ali-Mucheru MD, Barbara Pockaj MD, Bhavika Patel MD, Victor Pizzitola MD, Nabil Wasif MD, Chee-Chee Stucky MD, Richard Gray MD
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Surgeon Volume, Patient Age, and Tumor-Related Factors Influence the Need for Re-Excision After Breast-Conserving Surgery

L. Hughes BSc, J. Hamm MSc, C. McGahan MSc, C. Baliski MD
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Colorectal Cancer

A Safe Method for Middle Colic Dissection and Ligation at its Origin in a Laparoscopic Extended Right Hemicolectomy

Frederick H. Koh MBBS, MRCSEd, Ker-Kan Tan MBBS, FRCSEd
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Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Cancer with Peritoneal and Liver Metastases Using Combined Liver and Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: Report from a Single-Centre Experience

Julie Navez MD, Christophe Remue MD, Daniel Leonard MD, PhD, Radu Bachmann MD, Alex Kartheuser MD, PhD, Catherine Hubert MD, PhD, Laurent Coubeau MD, Mina Komuta MD, PhD, Marc Van den Eynde MD, Francis Zech MD, PhD, Nicolas Jabbour MD, FACS
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Variation in Hospital-Specific Rates of Suboptimal Lymphadenectomy and Survival in Colon Cancer: Evidence from the National Cancer Data Base

Adan Z. Becerra BA, Mariana E. Berho MD, Christian P. Probst MD, MPH, Christopher T. Aquina MD, MPH, Mohamedtaki A. Tejani MD, Maynor G. Gonzalez PhD, Zhaomin Xu MD, Alex A. Swanger BA, Katia Noyes PhD, MPH, John R. Monson MD, Fergal J. Fleming MD
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Robotic Right Colectomy with Modified Complete Mesocolic Excision: Long-Term Oncologic Outcomes

Giuseppe Spinoglio MD, Alessandra Marano MD, Paolo Pietro Bianchi PhD, Fabio Priora MD, Luca Matteo Lenti PhD, Ferruccio Ravazzoni PhD, Giampaolo Formisano MD
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Fluorescent Angiography Used to Evaluate the Perfusion Status of Anastomosis in Laparoscopic Anterior Resection

Frederick H. Koh, Ker-Kan Tan
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Unilateral Pelvic Side-Wall Lymph Node Resection for Rectal Cancer: A Review of the Anatomy

Tian-Zhi Lim MBBS (NUS), MRCS (Edin), Peter J. Lee MBBS, BSc (Med), FRACS, MS, Michael J. Solomon MB BCH (Hons), BAO MSc, FRCSI, FRACS, Ker-Kan Tan MBBS (NUS), FRCS (Edin)
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Editorial

Breast Cancer Axillary Surgery: Before, After, or None at All?

Henry Mark Kuerer MD, PhD, FACS
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Reoperative Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: Adding Nuance to the Management of Locally Recurrent Breast Cancer

Hiram S. Cody III MD
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Star Trek Meets the Operating Room: Nurse Scotty, Beam Me Up—A Tricorder

Richard Wahl MD
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Endocrine Tumors

Routine Level 2b Dissection may be Recommended Only in N1b Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma with Three- or Four-Level Lateral Lymph Node Metastasis

Seo Ki Kim MD, Inhye Park MD, Nayoon Hur MD, Jun Ho Lee MD, Jun-Ho Choe MD, PhD, Jung-Han Kim MD, PhD, Jee Soo Kim MD, PhD
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Reoperative Surgery in Patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 Associated Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Xavier M. Keutgen, Naris Nilubol, Sunita Agarwal, James Welch, Craig Cochran, Steve J. Marx, Lee S. Weinstein, William F. Simonds, Electron Kebebew
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Lymphadenectomy for Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Is There a Therapeutic Benefit?

Jon M. Gerry MD, Thuy B. Tran MD, Lauren M. Postlewait MD, Shishir K. Maithel MD, Jason D. Prescott MD, PhD, Tracy S. Wang MD, MPH, Jason A. Glenn MD, John E. Phay MD, Kara Keplinger MD, Ryan C. Fields MD, Linda X. Jin MD, Sharon M. Weber MD, Ahmed Salem MD, Jason K. Sicklick MD, Shady Gad MD, Adam C. Yopp MD, John C. Mansour MD, Quan-Yang Duh MD, Natalie Seiser MD, PhD, Carmen C. Solorzano MD, Co
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18F-FDG PET/CT Volumetric Parameters are Associated with Tumor Grade and Metastasis in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in von Hippel–Lindau Disease

Kei Satoh BA, Samira M. Sadowski MD, William Dieckmann MS, Martha Quezado MD, Naris Nilubol MD, FACS, Electron Kebebew MD, FACS, Dhaval Patel MD
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Shear-Wave Elastography for Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma can Improve Prediction of Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis

Ah Young Park MD, Jeong-Ah Kim MD, PhD, Eun Ju Son MD, PhD, Ji Hyun Youk MD, PhD
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Erratum

Erratum to: 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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Erratum to: Oncoplastic Breast-Conserving Surgery for Tumors Larger than 2 Centimeters: Is it Oncologically Safe? A Matched-Cohort Analysis

Francesca De Lorenzi MD, PhD, Pietro Loschi MD, Vincenzo Bagnardi PhD, Nicole Rotmensz MSc, Gabriel Hubner MD, Giovanni Mazzarol MD, Roberto Orecchia MD, Viviana Galimberti MD, Paolo Veronesi MD, Marco Angelo Colleoni MD, Antonio Toesca MD, Nickolas Peradze MD, Rietjens Mario MD, PhD
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Erratum to: Health-Related Quality of Life for Patients Who have In-Transit Melanoma Metastases Treated with Isolated Limb Perfusion

Ann-Sophie Lindqvist Bagge PhD, Ilan Ben-Shabat, Valerio Belgrano MD, Roger Olofsson Bagge MD, PhD
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Erratum to: Magnetic Technique for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Melanoma: The MELAMAG Trial

Bauke Anninga MSc, Samantha H. White MBChB, Marc Moncrieff MD, Peter Dziewulski FRCS, Jenny L. C. Geh FRCSEdPLAST, Joost Klaase MD, Hans Garmo PhD, Fernanda Castro PhD, Sarah Pinder MD, Quentin A. Pankhurst PhD, Margaret A. Hall-Craggs MD, Michael Douek MD
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Erratum to: A Novel Treatment Schedule for Rapid Completion of Surgery and Radiation in Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Tina J. Hieken MD, Robert W. Mutter MD, James W. Jakub MD, Judy C. Boughey MD, Amy C. Degnim MD, William R. Sukov MD, Stephanie Childs MD, Kimberly S. Corbin MD, Keith M. Furutani PhD, Thomas J. Whitaker PhD, Sean S. Park MD, PhD
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Erratum to: 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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Erratum to: Sex Disparity in Gastric Cancer: Female Sex is a Poor Prognostic Factor for Advanced Gastric Cancer

Hae Won Kim MD, Jie-Hyun Kim MD, PhD, Beom Jin Lim MD, PhD, HyunKi Kim MD, PhD, Hoguen Kim, Jae Jun Park MD, PhD, Young Hoon Youn MD, PhD, Hyojin Park MD, PhD, Sung Hoon Noh MD, PhD, Jong Won Kim MD, PhD, Seung Ho Choi MD, PhD
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Erratum to: Fertility in Women of Reproductive Age After Breast Cancer Treatment: Practice Patterns and Outcomes

Devina K. S. McCray MD, Ashley B. Simpson DO, Rebecca Flyckt MD, Yitian Liu MD, Colin O’Rourke MS, Joseph P. Crowe MD, Stephen R. Grobmyer MD, Halle C. Moore MD, Stephanie A. Valente DO
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Erratum to: The COMET Open-label Phase II Study of Neoadjuvant FOLFOX or XELOX Treatment Combined with Molecular Targeting Monoclonal Antibodies in Patients with Resectable Liver Metastasis of Colorectal Cancer

Masato Kataoka MD, Mitsuro Kanda MD, Kiyoshi Ishigure MD, Hiroshi Matsuoka MD, Yusuke Sato MD, Takao Takahashi MD, Chihiro Tanaka MD, Tomohiro Deguchi MD, Yoshihisa Shibata MD, Mikinori Sato MD, Hitoshi Inagaki MD, Takanori Matsui MD, Akinobu Kondo MD, Nao Takano MD, Haruyoshi Tanaka MD, Junichi Sakamoto MD, Koji Oba PhD, Ken Kondo MD
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Erratum to: Imaging for Quality Control: Comparison of Systematic Video Recording to the Operative Note in Colorectal Cancer Surgery. A Pilot Study

F. W. van de Graaf MD, M. M. Lange MD, PhD, A. G. Menon MD, PhD, P. R. A. O’Mahoney MD, J. W. Milsom MD, J. F. Lange MD, PhD
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Impact of Portal Vein Involvement from Pancreatic Cancer on Metastatic Pattern After Surgical Resection

Franz Mierke, Sebastian Hempel MD, Marius Distler MD, Daniela E. Aust MD, Hans-Detlev Saeger MD, Jürgen Weitz MD, Thilo Welsch MD
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Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis in the Elderly: A Case-Controlled, Multicenter Study

Mohammad Alyami MD, Peter Lundberg MD, Vahan Kepenekian MD, Diane Goéré MD, PhD, Jean-Marc Bereder MD, PhD, Simon Msika MD, PhD, Gérard Lorimier MD, François Quenet MD, Gwenaël Ferron MD, Emilie Thibaudeau MD, Karine Abboud MD, Réa Lo Dico MD, Delphine Delroeux MD, Cécile Brigand MD, PhD, Catherine Arvieux MD, PhD, Frédéric Marchal MD, PhD, Jean-Jacques Tuech MD, PhD, Jean-Marc Guilloit MD, Frédér
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CD151 Gene and Protein Expression Provides Independent Prognostic Information for Patients with Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus and Gastroesophageal Junction Treated by Esophagectomy

Oliver M. Fisher MD, Angelique J. Levert-Mignon BSc, Christopher W. Lehane MBBS, Natalia K. Botelho PhD, Jesper L. V. Maag MPharm, Melissa L. Thomas BSc, Melanie Edwards MBBS, Sarah J. Lord MBBS, MS, Yuri V. Bobryshev PhD, David C. Whiteman MBBS, PhD, FAFPHM, Reginald V. Lord MBBS, MD, FRACS
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Robotic-Assisted Placement of an Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump and Catheter for Regional Chemotherapy of the Liver

Mashaal Dhir MBBS, Deepa Magge MD, Stephanie Novak MS, David L. Bartlett MD, Amer H. Zureikat MD
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Usefulness of Surgical Apgar Score on Predicting Survival After Surgery for Gastric Cancer

Takanobu Yamada MD, Akira Tsuburaya MD, PhD, Tsutomu Hayashi MD, Toru Aoyama MD, PhD, Hirohito Fujikawa MD, Junya Shirai MD, Haruhiko Cho MD, PhD, Toshio Sasaki MD, PhD, Yasushi Rino MD, PhD, Munetaka Masuda MD, PhD, Takaki Yoshikawa MD, PhD
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Cancer Survivorship: Defining the Incidence of Incisional Hernia After Resection for Intra-Abdominal Malignancy

Rebeccah B. Baucom MD, Jenny Ousley MD, Gloria B. Beveridge BA, Sharon E. Phillips MSPH, Richard A. Pierce MD, PhD, FACS, Michael D. Holzman MD, MPH, FACS, Kenneth W. Sharp MD, FACS, William H. Nealon MD, FACS, Benjamin K. Poulose MD, MPH, FACS
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Quality-of-Life Evaluation After Cytoreductive Surgery with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

Rebecca M. Dodson MD, Richard P. McQuellon PhD, Harveshp D. Mogal MD, Katharine E. Duckworth PhD, Gregory B. Russell MS, Konstantinos I. Votanopoulos MD, PhD, Perry Shen MD, Edward A. Levine MD
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Clinicopathological Features and Prognosis of Mixed-Type T1a Gastric Cancer Based on Lauren’s Classification

Jeung Hui Pyo MD, Soomin Ahn MD, Hyuk Lee MD, PhD, Byung-Hoon Min MD, PhD, Jun Haeng Lee MD, PhD, Sang Goon Shim MD, Min Gew Choi MD, PhD, Jun Ho Lee MD, PhD, Tae Sung Sohn MD, PhD, Jae Moon Bae MD, PhD, Kyoung-Mee Kim MD, PhD, Seungmin Yeon MS, Sin-Ho Jung PhD, Jae J. Kim MD, PhD, Sung Kim MD, PhD
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Risk Stratification According to the Total Number of Factors That Meet the Indication Criteria for Radical Lymph Node Dissection in Patients with Early Gastric Cancer at Risk for Lymph Node Metastasis

Katsutoshi Shoda, Daisuke Ichikawa, Tomohiro Arita, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Hirotaka Konishi, Ryo Morimura, Yasutoshi Murayama, Shuhei Komatsu, Atsushi Shiozaki, Yoshiaki Kuriu, Hisashi Ikoma, Masayoshi Nakanishi, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Kazuma Okamoto, Eigo Otsuji
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Imaging for Quality Control: Comparison of Systematic Video Recording to the Operative Note in Colorectal Cancer Surgery. A Pilot Study

F. W. van de Graaf MD, M. M. Lange MD, PhD, A. G. Menon MD, PhD, P. R. A. O’Mahoney MD, J. W. Milsom MD, J. F. Lange MD, PhD
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Lymphadenectomy during Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumor Surgery: The Concept of Skip Metastases

Arnaud Pasquer MD, Thomas Walter MD, PhD, Pascal Rousset MD, PhD, Valérie Hervieu MD, PhD, Julien Forestier MD, Catherine Lombard-Bohas MD, Gilles Poncet MD, PhD
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Long-Term Survival in Patients with Postoperative Intra-Abdominal Infectious Complications After Curative Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis

Keiichi Fujiya MD, Masanori Tokunaga MD, Keita Mori MSc, Rie Makuuchi MD, Yutaka Tanizawa MD, PhD, Etsuro Bando MD, PhD, Taiichi Kawamura MD, PhD, Masanori Terashima MD, PhD, FACS
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Comparison of Single-Incision and Conventional Multi-Port Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy with D2 Lymph Node Dissection for Gastric Cancer: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis

Takeshi Omori MD, PhD, Yoshiyuki Fujiwara MD, PhD, JeongHo Moon MD, PhD, Keijiro Sugimura MD, PhD, Hiroshi Miyata MD, PhD, Toru Masuzawa MD, PhD, Kentaro Kishi MD, PhD, Norikatsu Miyoshi MD, PhD, Akira Tomokuni MD, PhD, Hirofumi Akita MD, PhD, Hidenori Takahashi MD, PhD, Syougo Kobayashi MD, PhD, Masayoshi Yasui MD, PhD, Masayuki Ohue MD, PhD, Masahiko Yano MD, PhD, Masato Sakon MD, PhD
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Gynecologic Oncology

The Role of Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy in Early-Stage Adenocarcinoma of the Uterine Cervix

Jeong-Yeol Park MD, Daeyeon Kim MD, PhD, Dae-Shik Suh MD, PhD, Jong-Hyeok Kim MD, PhD, Yong-Man Kim MD, PhD, Young-Tak Kim MD, PhD, Joo-Hyun Nam MD, PhD
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Prognostic Impact of Port-Site Metastasis After Diagnostic Laparoscopy for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Beyhan Ataseven MD, Christoph Grimm MD, Philipp Harter MD, Sebastian Heikaus MD, Florian Heitz MD, Alexander Traut MD, Sonia Prader MD, Annett Kahl MD, Stefanie Schneider MD, Christian Kurzeder MD, Andreas du Bois MD, PhD
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Effects of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Plus Radical Surgery as Front Line Treatment Strategy in Patients Affected by FIGO Stage III Cervical Cancer

Violante Di Donato MD, PhD, Michele Carlo Schiavi MD, Ilary Ruscito MD, Virginia Sibilla Visentin MD, Innocenza Palaia MD, PhD, Claudia Marchetti MD, PhD, Margherita Fischetti MD, Marco Monti MD, Ludovico Muzii MD, Pierluigi Benedetti Panici MD
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Head and Neck Oncology

Impact of Flap Reconstruction on Radiotoxicity After Salvage Surgery and Reirradiation for Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer

Allen S. Ho MD, Zachary S. Zumsteg MD, Annika Meyer MD, Nadeem Riaz MD, Rahmatullah Rahmati MD, Dennis H. Kraus MD, Colleen McCarthy MD, Richard J. Wong MD, Jatin P. Shah MD, Nancy Y. Lee MD
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Short- and Long-Term Outcomes of Larynx-Preserving Surgery for Cervical Esophageal Cancer: Analysis of 100 Consecutive Cases

Tomoki Makino MD, PhD, Makoto Yamasaki MD, PhD, Yasuhiro Miyazaki MD, PhD, Tsuyoshi Takahashi MD, PhD, Yukinori Kurokawa MD, PhD, Kiyokazu Nakajima MD, PhD, Shuji Takiguchi MD, PhD, Masaki Mori MD, PhD, Yuichiro Doki MD, PhD
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The Therapeutic Benefit of Radical Resection for T4b Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Partial or Complete Response After Radical Chemo-Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)

Fu-Min Fang MD, PhD, Hui-Ching Chuang MD, PhD, FACS, Shang-Yu Chou MD, Tai-Lin Huang MD, Chong-Jong Wang MD, Yu-Tsai Lin MD, FACS, Tai-Jan Chiu MD, Wei-Che Lin MD, PhD, Shau-Hsuan Li MD, Yan-Ye Su MD, Chih-Yen Chien MD, FACS
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Antiplatelet Therapy is Associated with a Better Prognosis for Patients with Hepatitis B Virus-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma after Liver Resection

Pei-Chang Lee MD, Chiu-Mei Yeh MS, Yu-Wen Hu MD, Chun-Chia Chen MD, Chia-Jen Liu MD, PhD, Chien-Wei Su MD, PhD, Teh-Ia Huo MD, Yi-Hsiang Huang MD, PhD, Yee Chao MD, Tzeng-Ji Chen MD, PhD, Han-Chieh Lin MD, Jaw-Ching Wu MD, PhD
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Laparoscopic Microwave Liver Ablation and Portal Vein Ligation: An Alternative Approach to the Conventional ALPPS Procedure in Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma

Ugo Boggi MD, FEBS, Niccolò Napoli MD, Emanuele F. Kauffmann MD, Giuseppe Lo Presti Eng, Andrea Moglia PhD
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Combined Minimal Invasive Transdiaphragmatic Resections of Peripheral Colorectal Lung Metastases in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Liver Resections

Philip Lerut, Frederiek Nuytens, Mathieu D’Hondt
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A Novel Clinical Factor, D-Dimer Platelet Multiplication, May Predict Postoperative Recurrence and Prognosis for Patients with Cholangiocarcinoma

Akira Watanabe MD, PhD, Kenichiro Araki MD, PhD, Keitarou Hirai MD, PhD, Norio Kubo MD, PhD, Takamichi Igarashi MD, Mariko Tsukagoshi MD, Norihiro Ishii, Kouki Hoshino MD, Hiroyuki Kuwano MD, PhD, Ken Shirabe MD, PhD
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Laparoscopic Management of Gallbladder Cancer: A Stepwise Approach

Suguru Yamashita MD, PhD, Evelyne Loyer MD, Yun Shin Chun MD, Milind Javle MD, Jeffrey E. Lee MD, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey MD, Claudius Conrad MD, PhD
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Outcomes of Rehepatectomy for Colorectal Liver Metastases: A Contemporary Multi-Institutional Analysis from the French Surgical Association Database

Julie Hallet, Antonio Sa Cunha, Rene Adam, Diane Goéré, Daniel Azoulay, Jean-Yves Mabrut, Fabrice Muscari, Christophe Laurent, Francis Navarro, Patrick Pessaux
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Development of a Risk Score to Predict Detection of Metastasized or Locally Advanced Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma at Staging Laparoscopy

Robert J. S. Coelen MD, Anthony T. Ruys MD, PhD, Jimme K. Wiggers MD, PhD, Chung Y. Nio MD, Joanne Verheij MD, PhD, Dirk J. Gouma MD, PhD, Marc G. H. Besselink MD, PhD, Olivier R. C. Busch MD, PhD, Thomas M. van Gulik MD, PhD
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PTFE Graft as a “Bridge” to Communicating Veins Maturation in the Treatment of an Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Involving the 3 Hepatic Veins. The Minor-but-Complex Liver Resection

Lucio Urbani, Riccardo Balestri, Francesco Sidoti, Juri Riccardo Bernardini, Francesco Arces, Gabriella Licitra, Chiara Leoni, Francesco Forfori, Piero Colombatto, Piero Boraschi, Maura Castagna, Piero Buccianti
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Is Radiotherapy Warranted Following Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Resection? The Impact of Surgical Margins and Lymph Node Status on Survival

Abdulrahman Y. Hammad MD, Nick G. Berger MD, Dan Eastwood MS, Susan Tsai MD, MHS, Kiran K. Turaga MD, MPH, Kathleen K. Christian MD, Fabian M. Johnston MD, MHS, Timothy M. Pawlik MD, MPH, PhD, T. Clark Gamblin MD, MS, MBA
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The Half-Life of Serum Des-Gamma-Carboxy Prothrombin Is a Prognostic Index of Survival and Recurrence After Liver Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Yukiyasu Okamura MD, PhD, Teiichi Sugiura MD, PhD, Takaaki Ito MD, PhD, Yusuke Yamamoto MD, Ryo Ashida MD, Katsuhiko Uesaka MD, PhD
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Impact of Postoperative Morbidity on Long-Term Survival After Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases

Kuniya Tanaka MD, Takafumi Kumamoto MD, Kazunori Nojiri MD, Ryusei Matsuyama MD, Kazuhisa Takeda MD, Itaru Endo MD
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Melanomas

The Prognostic Significance of Sentinel Lymph Node Status for Patients with Thick Melanoma

Danielle M. Bello MD, Gang Han PhD, Laura Jackson BS, Kaleigh Bulloch MPH, Stephan Ariyan MD, Deepak Narayan MD, Bonnie Gould Rothberg MD, PhD, Dale Han MD
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Neuro-Oncology

Statistical Report of Central Nervous System Tumors Histologically Diagnosed in the Sichuan Province of China from 2008 to 2013: A West China Glioma Center Report

Xiang Wang MD, PhD, Jin-xiu Chen MD, Qiao Zhou PhD, Yan-hui Liu MD, PhD, Qing Mao MD, PhD, Chao You MD, Ni Chen PhD, Li Xiong MD, Jie Duan MD, Liang Liu MD, PhD
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Hemangiopericytomas in the Central Nervous System: A Multicenter Study of Korean Cases with Validation of the Usage of STAT6 Immunohistochemistry for Diagnosis of Disease

Junjeong Choi MD, PhD, Sung-Hye Park MD, PhD, Shin Kwang Khang MD, PhD, Yeon-Lim Suh MD, PhD, Sang Pyo Kim MD, PhD, Youn Soo Lee MD, PhD, Hyun Seok Kwon MD, Seok-Gu Kang MD, PhD, Se Hoon Kim MD, PhD
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Sarcoma Brain Metastases: 28 Years of Experience at a Single Institution

Ghadah Al Sannaa MD, Kelsey L. Watson BS, Adriana Olar MD, Wei-Lien Wang MD, Gregory N. Fuller MD, PhD, Ian McCutcheon MD, Keila E. Torres MD, PhD, Alexander J. Lazar MD, PhD
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Pancreatic Tumors

Robotic Lymphadenectomy During Pancreatoduodenectomy with First Superior Mesenteric Artery Dissection

R. Memeo MD, PhD, V. De Blasi MD, O. Perotto MD, D. Mutter MD, PhD, J. Marescaux MD, FACS, (Hon) FRCS, (Hon) FJSES, P. Pessaux MD, PhD
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Distal Pancreatectomy with en Bloc Celiac Axis Resection (Modified Appleby Procedure) for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Body Cancer: A Single-Center Review of 80 Consecutive Patients

Toru Nakamura MD, PhD, Satoshi Hirano MD, PhD, Takehiro Noji MD, PhD, Toshimichi Asano MD, PhD, Keisuke Okamura MD, PhD, Takahiro Tsuchikawa MD, PhD, Soichi Murakami MD, PhD, Yo Kurashima MD, PhD, Yuma Ebihara MD, PhD, Yoshitsugu Nakanishi MD, PhD, Kimitaka Tanaka MD, PhD, Toshiaki Shichinohe MD, PhD
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Inferior Infracolic ‘Superior Mesenteric Artery First’ Approach with a No-Touch Isolation Surgical Technique in Patients with a Borderline Resectable Cancer of the Pancreatic Head

Jiqiao Zhu MM, Dongdong Han MD, Xianliang Li MD, Fei Pan MM, Jun Ma MM, Jiantao Kou MD, Hua Fan MD, Ren Lang MD, Qiang He MD
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Resection of the Primary Tumor Followed by Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy as Upfront Strategy for the Treatment of G1–G2 Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors with Unresectable Liver Metastases

Emilio Bertani MD, Nicola Fazio MD, Davide Radice MSc, Claudio Zardini MD, Chiara Grana MD, Lisa Bodei MD, Luigi Funicelli MD, Carlo Ferrari MD, Francesca Spada MD, Stefano Partelli MD, PhD, Massimo Falconi MD
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Pediatric Oncology

Pediatric Oncology Provider Views on Performing a Biopsy of Solid Tumors in Children with Relapsed or Refractory Disease for the Purpose of Genomic Profiling

Barrie Cohen MD, Michael Roth MD, Jonathan M. Marron MD, Stacy W. Gray MD, David S. Geller MD, Bang Hoang MD, Richard Gorlick MD, Katherine A. Janeway MD, Jonathan Gill MD
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Thoracic Oncology

ypN0: Does It Matter How You Get There? Nodal Downstaging in Esophageal Cancer

Andrea Zanoni MD, Giuseppe Verlato MD, Simone Giacopuzzi MD, Massimiliano Motton MD, Francesco Casella MD, Jacopo Weindelmayer MD, Elena Ambrosi MD, Alberto Di Leo MD, Antonios Vassiliadis MD, Francesco Ricci MD, Thomas W. Rice MD, Giovanni de Manzoni MD
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Rationale for a Minimum Number of Lymph Nodes Removed with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Resection: Correlating the Number of Nodes Removed with Survival in 98,970 Patients

Andres X. Samayoa MD, Todd A. Pezzi BS, Christopher M. Pezzi MD, E. Greer Gay PhD, Megumi Asai MD, Nandini Kulkarni MD, Ned Carp MD, Stephen G. Chun MD, Joe B. Putnam Jr. MD
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Prognostic Significance of Expression of the Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition-Related Factor Brachyury in Intrathoracic Lymphatic Spread of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Shinichiro Shimamatsu MD, Tatsuro Okamoto MD, PhD, Akira Haro MD, PhD, Hirokazu Kitahara MD, Mikihiro Kohno MD, PhD, Yosuke Morodomi MD, PhD, Tetsuzo Tagawa MD, PhD, Shinji Okano MD, PhD, Yoshinao Oda MD, PhD, Yoshihiko Maehara MD, PhD
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Value of EUS in Determining Curative Resectability in Reference to CT and FDG-PET: The Optimal Sequence in Preoperative Staging of Esophageal Cancer?

L. M. A. Schreurs MD, A. C. J. W. Janssens PhD, H. Groen MD, PhD, P. Fockens MD, PhD, H. M. van Dullemen MD, PhD, M. I. van Berge Henegouwen MD, PhD, G. W. Sloof MD, PhD, J. Pruim MD, PhD, J. J. B. van Lanschot MD, PhD, E. W. Steyerberg PhD, J. Th. M. Plukker MD, PhD
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Translational Research and Biomarkers

Confocal Imaging and Tissue-Specific Fluorescent Probes for Real-Time In Vivo Immunohistochemistry. Proof of the Concept in a Gastric Lymph Node Metastasis Model

Michele Diana MD, Eric Robinet PhD, Yu-Yin Liu MD, Andras Legnèr MD, Seong-Ho Kong MD, Luigi Schiraldi MS, Francesco Marchegiani MS, Peter Halvax MD, Lee Swanstrom MD, FACS, Bernard Dallemagne MD, Jacques Marescaux MD, FACS, (Hon) FRCS, (Hon) FJSES
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Autologous Tumor Cell Lysate-Loaded Dendritic Cell Vaccine Inhibited Tumor Progression in an Orthotopic Murine Model for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Qin Wang PhD, Wei Luan MD, Leslie Warren BS, Hena Kadri BS, Ki Won Kim MD, Vadim Goz MD, Sima Blank MS, M. Isabel Fiel MD, Spiros P. Hiotis MD, PhD
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Antibody-Mediated Blockade of Phosphatidylserine Enhances the Antitumor Effect of Sorafenib in Hepatocellular Carcinomas Xenografts

Xiaoyun Cheng PhD, Li Li PhD, Philip E. Thorpe PhD, Adam C. Yopp MD, Rolf A. Brekken PhD, Xianming Huang PhD
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In Vivo Feasibility of Electrostatic Precipitation as an Adjunct to Pressurized Intraperitoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy (ePIPAC)

Tinatin Kakchekeeva MD, Cedric Demtröder MD, Nirmitha I. Herath PhD, Dominic Griffiths PhD, Jared Torkington MD, Wiebke Solaß MD, Marie Dutreix PhD, Marc A. Reymond MD, MBA
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Down-Regulation of microRNA-132 is Associated with Poor Prognosis of Colorectal Cancer

Yukako Mokutani MD, Mamoru Uemura MD, PhD, Koji Munakata MD, PhD, Daisuke Okuzaki PhD, Naotsugu Haraguchi MD, PhD, Hidekazu Takahashi MD, PhD, Junichi Nishimura MD, PhD, Taishi Hata MD, PhD, Kohei Murata MD, PhD, Ichiro Takemasa MD, PhD, Tsunekazu Mizushima MD, PhD, Yuichiro Doki MD, PhD, Masaki Mori MD, PhD, Hirofumi Yamamoto MD, PhD
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Phosphorylated Histone H3 (PHH3) Is a Superior Proliferation Marker for Prognosis of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

Vincenzo Villani MD, Krishnan K. Mahadevan MD, Matteo Ligorio MD, PhD, Carlos Fernández-del Castillo MD, David T. Ting MD, Francesco Sabbatino MD, PhD, Irene Zhang MS, Mark Vangel PhD, Soldano Ferrone MD, PhD, Andrew L. Warshaw MD, Keith D. Lillemoe MD, Jennifer Wargo MD, Vikram Deshpande MD, Cristina R. Ferrone MD
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Urologic Oncology

Urinary pH Levels are Strongly Associated with Bladder Recurrence After Nephroureterectomy in Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma Patients with a Smoking History

Hiroki Ide MD, Eiji Kikuchi MD, PhD, Masayuki Hagiwara MD, Nozomi Hayakawa MD, Hiroshi Hongo MD, Akira Miyajima MD, PhD, Mototsugu Oya MD, PhD
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The Preoperative Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte Ratio is a Novel Biomarker for Predicting Worse Clinical Outcomes in Non-muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Patients with a Previous History of Smoking

Koichiro Ogihara MD, Eiji Kikuchi MD, PhD, Kazuyuki Yuge MD, Yoshinori Yanai MD, Kazuhiro Matsumoto MD, Akira Miyajima MD, PhD, Hirotaka Asakura MD, PhD, Mototsugu Oya MD, PhD
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Sarcopenia as a Novel Preoperative Prognostic Predictor for Survival in Patients with Bladder Cancer Undergoing Radical Cystectomy

Yosuke Hirasawa MD, Jun Nakashima PhD, Daisuke Yunaiyama MD, Toru Sugihara PhD, Tatsuo Gondo PhD, Yoshihiro Nakagami PhD, Yutaka Horiguchi PhD, Yoshio Ohno PhD, Kazunori Namiki PhD, Makoto Ohori PhD, Koichi Tokuuye PhD, Masaaki Tachibana PhD
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