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Volume 24, Number 8 / August, 2017

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

An Analysis of Tumor- and Surgery-Related Factors that Contribute to Inadvertent Positive Margins Following Soft Tissue Sarcoma Resection

Kenneth R. Gundle MD, Sanjay Gupta MBBS, MRCS (Glasg), MSc (Orth), MPhil, FRCS (Tr&Orth), Lisa Kafchinski MD, Anthony M. Griffin MSc, Rita A. Kandel MD, FRCPC, Brendan C. Dickson MD, FCAP, FRCPC, Peter W. Chung MD, FRCPC, Charles N. Catton MD, FRCPC, Brian O’Sullivan MD, FRCPC, Peter C. Ferguson MD, MSc, FRCSC, Jay S. Wunder MD, MSc, FRCSC
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Synovial Sarcoma: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment Identification of New Biologic Targets to Improve Multimodal Therapy

Marc El Beaino MD, MSc, Dejka M. Araujo MD, Alexander J. Lazar MD, PhD, Patrick P. Lin MD
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Breast Oncology

What to Do with Non-visualized Sentinel Nodes? A Dutch Nationwide Survey Study

Nicole C. Verheuvel MSc, MD, Adri C. Voogd PhD, Vivianne C. G. Tjan-Heijnen MD, PhD, Rudi M. H. Roumen MD, PhD
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Results of a Phase Ib Trial of Combination Immunotherapy with a CD8+ T Cell Eliciting Vaccine and Trastuzumab in Breast Cancer Patients

G. Travis Clifton MD, Jennifer K. Litton MD, Karen Arrington RN, Sathibalan Ponniah PhD, Nuhad K. Ibrahim MD, Victor Gall MD, Gheath Alatrash DO, PhD, George E. Peoples MD, Elizabeth A. Mittendorf MD, PhD
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Bilateral Mastectomy as Overtreatment for Breast Cancer in Women Age Forty Years and Younger with Unilateral Operable Invasive Breast Cancer

Cory A. Donovan MD, Jean Bao MD, Alexandra Gangi MD, Farin Amersi MD, Xiao Zhang MD, Armando E. Giuliano MD, Alice P. Chung MD
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Predictive Value of 18F-FDG PET/CT for Axillary Lymph Node Metastasis in Invasive Ductal Breast Cancer

Bong-Il Song MD, Hae Won Kim MD, PhD, Kyoung Sook Won MD, PhD
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Axillary Micrometastases and Isolated Tumor Cells Are Not an Indication for Post-mastectomy Radiotherapy in Stage 1 and 2 Breast Cancer

Anita Mamtani MD, Sujata Patil PhD, Michelle Stempel MPH, Monica Morrow MD
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Colorectal Cancer

Pathologic Complete Response Rates After Neoadjuvant Treatment in Rectal Cancer: An Analysis of the National Cancer Database

Patrick D. Lorimer MD, Benjamin M. Motz MD, Russell C. Kirks MD, Danielle M. Boselli MS, Kendall K. Walsh BA, CCRP, Roshan S. Prabhu MD, Joshua S. Hill MD, MS, Jonathan C. Salo MD, FACS
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The Impact of Preoperative Dexamethasone on the Magnitude of the Postoperative Systemic Inflammatory Response and Complications Following Surgery for Colorectal Cancer

Stephen T. McSorley, Campbell S. D. Roxburgh, Paul G. Horgan, Donald C. McMillan
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Survival Impact of Primary Tumor Lymph Node Status and Circulating Tumor Cells in Patients with Colorectal Liver Metastases

Lars Thomas Seeberg MD, Cathrine Brunborg MSc, Anne Waage MD, PhD, Harald Hugenschmidt MD, Anne Renolen MSc, Ingunn Stav MSc, Bjørn A. Bjørnbeth MD, PhD, Elin Borgen MD, PhD, Bjørn Naume MD, PhD, Kristoffer W. Brudvik MD, PhD, Gro Wiedswang MD, PhD
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Is Fecal Diversion Needed in Pelvic Anastomoses During Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)?

Matthew D. Whealon MD, John V. Gahagan MD, Sarath Sujatha-Bhaskar MD, Michael P. O’Leary MD, Matthew Selleck DO, Sinziana Dumitra MD, Byrne Lee MD, Maheswari Senthil MD, Alessio Pigazzi MD, PhD
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Endocrine Tumors

The Effect of Prophylactic Central Neck Dissection on Locoregional Recurrence in Papillary Thyroid Cancer After Total Thyroidectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis : pCND for the Locoregional Recurrence of Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Wenjing Zhao MD, Lei You MD, Xianming Hou MD, Shaobo Chen MD, Xiaoxia Ren PhD, Ge Chen MD, Yupei Zhao MD
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Peritoneal Metastases from Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Incidence, Risk Factors and Prognosis

Ariana Madani MD, Irene Thomassen MD, PhD, Yvette R. B. M. van Gestel PhD, Jarmila D. W. van der Bilt MD, PhD, Harm R. Haak MD, PhD, Ignace H. J. T. de Hingh MD, PhD, Valery E. P. P. Lemmens PhD
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Increased Grade in Neuroendocrine Tumor Metastases Negatively Impacts Survival

Kendall J. Keck MD, Allen Choi BS, Jessica E. Maxwell MD, MBA, Guiying Li MD, Thomas M. O’Dorisio MD, Patrick Breheny PhD, Andrew M. Bellizzi MD, James R. Howe MD
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

A High Lymph Node Yield is Associated with Prolonged Survival in Elderly Patients Undergoing Curative Gastrectomy for Cancer: A Dutch Population-Based Cohort Study

Hylke J. F. Brenkman MD, Lucas Goense MD, Lodewijk A. Brosens MD, PhD, Nadia Haj Mohammad MD, PhD, Frank P. Vleggaar MD, PhD, Jelle P. Ruurda MD, PhD, Richard van Hillegersberg MD, PhD
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Major Postoperative Complications Are a Risk Factor for Impaired Survival after CRS/HIPEC

Marcel André Schneider M Med, Dilmurodjon Eshmuminov MD, Kuno Lehmann MD, PhD
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Excellent Long-Term Prognosis and Favorable Postoperative Nutritional Status After Laparoscopic Pylorus-Preserving Gastrectomy

Masahiro Tsujiura MD, PhD, Naoki Hiki MD, PhD, Manabu Ohashi MD, PhD, Souya Nunobe MD, PhD, Koshi Kumagai MD, PhD, Satoshi Ida MD, PhD, Masaru Hayami MD, PhD, Takeshi Sano MD, PhD, Toshiharu Yamaguchi MD, PhD
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Prognostic Value of Computed Tomography: Measured Parameters of Body Composition in Primary Operable Gastrointestinal Cancers

Douglas Black MBChB, MSc, MRCS, Craig Mackay MBChB, MRCS, PhD, George Ramsay MBChB, MRCS, PhD, Zaid Hamoodi MBChB, Shayanthan Nanthakumaran MBChB, FRCS, MD, Kenneth G. M. Park MBChB, FRCS, MD, Malcolm A. Loudon MBChB, FRCS, MD, Colin H. Richards MBChB, FRCS, MD
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TOPGEAR: A Randomized, Phase III Trial of Perioperative ECF Chemotherapy with or Without Preoperative Chemoradiation for Resectable Gastric Cancer: Interim Results from an International, Intergroup Trial of the AGITG, TROG, EORTC and CCTG

Trevor Leong MD, B. Mark Smithers MD, Karin Haustermans MD, Michael Michael MD, Val Gebski MSat, Danielle Miller MPH, John Zalcberg MD, Alex Boussioutas MD, Michael Findlay MD, Rachel L. O’Connell PhD, Jaclyn Verghis MIntS, David Willis MTech (IT), Tomas Kron PhD, Melissa Crain BBus, William K. Murray MD, Florian Lordick MD, Carol Swallow MD, Gail Darling MD, John Simes MD, Rebecca Wong MD
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Preoperative Thrombocytosis Predicts Shortened Survival in Patients with Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma Undergoing Operative Cytoreduction and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

Yue C. Li BS, Tamara Khashab MD, Julia Terhune MD, Richard L. Eckert PhD, Nader Hanna MD, Allen Burke MD, H. Richard Alexander MD
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A Prognostic Model for Predicting Overall Survival in Patients with Peritoneal Surface Malignancy of an Appendiceal Origin Treated with Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

Chukwuemeka Ihemelandu MD, FACS, Stephen Fernandez MPH, Paul H. Sugarbaker MD, FACS
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Incidence and Prognostic Value of Metastases to “Posterior” and Para-aortic Lymph Nodes in Resectable Gastric Cancer

Daniele Marrelli MD, Francesco Ferrara MD, Simone Giacopuzzi MD, Paolo Morgagni MD, Alberto Di Leo MD, Lorenzo De Franco MD, Corrado Pedrazzani MD, Luca Saragoni MD, Giovanni De Manzoni MD, Franco Roviello MD, FACS
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Intragastric Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery for Gastric Leiomyoma: A Stepwise Approach

Jean-Baptiste Cazauran MD, Frederic Mercier MD, Arnaud Pasquer MD, Philippe Dominici MD, Eddy Cotte MD, PhD, Delphine Vaudoyer MD, Olivier Glehen MD, PhD, Guillaume Passot MD, PhD
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Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy Versus Perioperative Chemotherapy for Patients With Resectable Esophageal or Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma

M. C. J. Anderegg MD, P. C. van der Sluis MD, Msc, J. P. Ruurda MD, PhD, S. S. Gisbertz MD, PhD, M. C. C. M. Hulshof MD, PhD, M. van Vulpen MD, PhD, N. Haj Mohammed MD, PhD, H. W. M. van Laarhoven MD, PhD, M. J. Wiezer MD, PhD, M. Los MD, PhD, M. I. van Berge Henegouwen MD, PhD, R. van Hillegersberg MD, PhD
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Co-morbidities Rather than Age Impact Outcomes in Patients Receiving Preoperative Therapy for Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinoma

Nikolaos Charalampakis MD, Lianchun Xiao MS, Quan Lin MD MS, Elena Elimova MD, Yusuke Shimodaira MD, Kazuto Harada MD PhD, Jane E. Rogers Pharm D, BCOP, Jeannette Mares MPAS, PA-C, Fatemeh G. Amlashi MD, Bruce D. Minsky MD, Prajnan Das MD, MS, MPH, Wayne L. Hofstetter MD, Aurelio Matamoros Jr. MD, Tara L. Sagebiel MD, Mariela A. Blum-Murphy MD, Jeffrey H. Lee MD, Brian Weston MD, Manoop S. Bhutani
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Gynecologic Oncology

The Value of Preoperative Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in Node-Negative Endometrial Cancer on Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Jeong-Yeol Park MD, PhD, Jong Jin Lee MD, Hyuck Jae Choi MD, PhD, In Hye Song MD, Chang Ohk Sung MD, Hye Ok Kim MD, Sun-Young Chae MD, Young-Tak Kim MD, PhD, Joo-Hyun Nam MD, PhD
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Can We Define the Risk of Lymph Node Metastasis in Early-Stage Cervical Cancer Patients? A Large-Scale, Retrospective Study

Gabriella Ferrandina, Luigi Pedone Anchora, Valerio Gallotta, Anna Fagotti, Enrico Vizza, Vito Chiantera, Pierandrea De Iaco, Alfredo Ercoli, Giacomo Corrado, Carolina Bottoni, Francesco Fanfani, Giovanni Scambia
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Head and Neck Oncology

Model to Predict Cause-Specific Mortality in Patients with Head and Neck Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma: A Competing Risk Analysis

Matin Imanguli MD, DDS, Baran D. Sumer MD
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Model to Predict Cause-Specific Mortality in Patients with Head and Neck Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma: A Competing Risk Analysis

Weidong Shen MD, PhD, Naoko Sakamoto PhD, Limin Yang MD, PhD
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Health Services Research and Global Oncology

Society of Surgical Oncology Presidential Address: Seattle, WA, USA, March 17, 2017 : The Future Ain’t What it Used to Be

Daniel G. Coit MD
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Exploring the Underlying Mechanisms of the Volume–Outcome Relationship in Complex Cancer Care

Ryan J. Ellis MD, Ryan P. Merkow MD, MS
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Quality of Life Following Sentinel Node Biopsy for Primary Cutaneous Melanoma: Health Economic Implications

Rachael L. Morton PhD, MScMed (Clin Epi) (Hons), Anh Tran PhD, Johan Yusof Vessey BSc (Hons), MBBS, Nick Rowbotham BEcon, Julie Winstanley PhD, MSc, CStat, Kerwin Shannon MBBS, FRACS, Andrew J. Spillane MBBS, MD, FRACS, Jonathan Stretch MBBS, DPhil, FRACS, John F. Thompson MBBS, MD, FRACS, FACS, Robyn P.-M. Saw MBBS, MS, FRACS
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Hepatobiliary Tumors

Management of Neuroendocrine Tumor Liver Metastases: Long-Term Outcomes and Prognostic Factors from a Large Prospective Database

Mark Fairweather MD, Richard Swanson MD, Jiping Wang MD, PhD, Lauren K. Brais MPH, Trevor Dutton BA, Matthew H. Kulke MD, Thomas E. Clancy MD
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Clinical Impact of Preoperative Chemotherapy on Microscopic Cancer Spread Surrounding Colorectal Liver Metastases

Yujiro Nishioka MD, Junichi Shindoh MD, PhD, Ryuji Yoshioka MD, Wataru Gonoi MD, PhD, Hiroyuki Abe MD, PhD, Naoki Okura MD, Shuntaro Yoshida MD, PhD, Yoshihiro Sakamoto MD, PhD, Kiyoshi Hasegawa MD, PhD, Masashi Fukayama MD, PhD, Norihiro Kokudo MD, PhD
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Incidental Gallbladder Cancer: Residual Cancer Discovered at Oncologic Extended Resection Determines Outcome: A Report from High- and Low-Incidence Countries

Eduardo Vinuela MD, Eduardo A. Vega MD, Suguru Yamashita MD, PhD, Marcel Sanhueza MD, Rosemarie Mege MD, Gabriel Cavada PhD, Thomas A. Aloia MD, Yun Shin Chun MD, Jeffrey E. Lee MD, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey MD, Claudius Conrad MD, PhD
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Micro-RNA-130a-3p Regulates Gemcitabine Resistance via PPARG in Cholangiocarcinoma

Kei Asukai MD, Koichi Kawamoto MD, PhD, Hidetoshi Eguchi MD, PhD, Masamitsu Konno PhD, Ayumu Asai PhD, Yoshifumi Iwagami MD, PhD, Daisaku Yamada MD, PhD, Tadafumi Asaoka MD, PhD, Takehiro Noda MD, PhD, Hiroshi Wada MD, PhD, Kunihito Gotoh MD, PhD, Naohiro Nishida MD, PhD, Taroh Satoh MD, PhD, Yuichiro Doki MD, PhD, Masaki Mori MD, PhD, FACS, Hideshi Ishii MD, PhD
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Laparoscopic Parenchymal-Sparing Liver Resections Using the Intrahepatic Glissonian Approach

Marcel Autran C. Machado MD, FACS, R. Surjan MD, T. Basseres MD, F. Makdissi MD
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Melanomas

Melanoma Surgery: Why Don’t We Let the Guidelines Guide Practice?

Ravinder Kang MD, MS, Sandra L. Wong MD, MS
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Poor Adherence to National Clinical Management Guidelines: A Population-Based, Cross-Sectional Study of the Surgical Management of Melanoma in New South Wales, Australia

Alexander H. R. Varey MBChB, PhD, FRCS(Plast), Christine M. Madronio DipHSci, BAppSci, MPH, Anne E. Cust BSc, BA, PhD, MPH(Hons), Chris Goumas MPH, Graham J. Mann MBBS, PhD, Bruce K. Armstrong DPhil, FRACP, FAFPHM, FAA, Richard A. Scolyer MD, FRCPA, FRCPath, Austin M. Curtin MBBS, FRACS, John F. Thompson MD, FRACS, FACS
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The Impact of Smoking on Sentinel Node Metastasis of Primary Cutaneous Melanoma

Maris S. Jones MD, Peter C. Jones MD, Stacey L. Stern MS, David Elashoff PhD, Dave S. B. Hoon PhD, John Thompson MBBS, FRACS, FACS, Nicola Mozzillo MD, Omgo E. Nieweg MD, PhD, FRACS, Dirk Noyes MD, Harald J. Hoekstra MD, PhD, Jonathan S. Zager MD, Daniel F. Roses MD, Alessandro Testori MD, Brendon J. Coventry MBBS, PhD, Mark B. Smithers MBBS, FRACS, FRCSEng, FRCSEd, Robert Andtbacka MD, Doreen Agn
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Neuro-Oncology

Prognostic Factors in Surgical Patients with Chordomas of the Cervical Spine: A Study of 52 Cases from a Single Institution

Hua Zhou MD, Liang Jiang MD, Feng Wei MD, Alexander Joeris MD, Anahí Hurtado-Chong PhD, Vasiliki Kalampoki MSc, Elke Rometsch MD, Miao Yu MD, Fengliang Wu MD, Lei Dang MD, Xiaoguang Liu MD, Zhongjun Liu MD
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Pancreatic Tumors

Vascularity and Tumor Size are Significant Predictors for Recurrence after Resection of a Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor

Yusuke Yamamoto MD, Yukiyasu Okamura MD, PhD, Sunao Uemura MD, Teiichi Sugiura MD, PhD, Takaaki Ito MD, PhD, Ryo Ashida MD, Yoshiyasu Kato MD, Katsuhisa Ohgi MD, Mihoko Yamada MD, Keiko Sasaki MD, PhD, Takeshi Aramaki MD, PhD, Katsuhiko Uesaka MD, PhD
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Surrogate End Points for Overall Survival in Metastatic, Locally Advanced, or Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 24 Randomized Controlled Trials

Eleftherios A. Makris MD, PhD, Regina MacBarb PhD, Danielle J. Harvey PhD, George A. Poultsides MD
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Duodenal Involvement is an Independent Prognostic Factor for Patients with Surgically Resected Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Marco Dal Molin MD, Amanda L. Blackford MSc, Abdulrehman Siddiqui MB, Aaron Brant BS, Christy Cho BS, Neda Rezaee MB, Jun Yu MD, PhD, Jin He MD, PhD, Matthew Weiss MD, Ralph H. Hruban MD, Christopher Wolfgang MD, PhD, Michael Goggins MD
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Failure to Treat: Audit of an Institutional Cancer Registry Database at a Large Comprehensive Cancer Center Reveals Factors Affecting the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

Jennifer L. Miller-Ocuin MD, Mazen S. Zenati MD, Lee M. Ocuin MD, Patrick R. Varley MD, Stephanie M. Novak MS, Sharon Winters, Amer H. Zureikat MD, Herbert J. Zeh III MD, Melissa E. Hogg MD, MS
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Downstaging in Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer: A New Population Eligible for Surgery?

Isabella Frigerio, Paolo Regi, Alessandro Giardino, Filippo Scopelliti, Roberto Girelli, Claudio Bassi, Stefano Gobbo, Paolo Tinazzi Martini, Paola Capelli, Mirko D’Onofrio, Giuseppe Malleo, Laura Maggino, Elena Viviani, Giovanni Butturini
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Reconstructive Oncology

Reconstruction Outcomes of Oncologic Foot Defect Using Well-Contoured Free Perforator Flaps

Kyeong-Tae Lee MD, Sun-June Park MD, Goo-Hyun Mun MD, PhD
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Thoracic Oncology

Practical Surgical Techniques for Lymphadenectomy Along the Right Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve During Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy in the Prone Position

Taro Oshikiri MD, Tetsu Nakamura MD, Yukiko Miura MD, Hiroshi Hasegawa MD, Masashi Yamamoto MD, Shingo Kanaji MD, Kimihiro Yamashita MD, Yoshiko Matsuda MD, Takeru Matsuda MD, Yasuo Sumi MD, Satoshi Suzuki MD, Yoshihiro Kakeji MD
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Urologic Oncology

Progression to T1 High Grade (T1HG) from a Lower Stage/Grade is Associated with Poorer Survival Outcomes than Initial Diagnosis with T1HG Bladder Cancer

Jung Kwon Kim MD, Chang Wook Jeong MD, PhD, Cheol Kwak MD, PhD, Hyun Hoe Kim MD, PhD, Ja Hyeon Ku MD, PhD
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Outcomes of Laparoscopic and Robotic Partial Nephrectomy for Large (>4 Cm) Kidney Tumors: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Nicola Pavan MD, PhD, Ithaar H. Derweesh MD, Carme Maria Mir MD, Giacomo Novara MD, Lance J. Hampton MD, Matteo Ferro MD, Sisto Perdonà MD, Dipen J. Parekh MD, Francesco Porpiglia MD, Riccardo Autorino MD, PhD
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