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Using patient-reported outcome measures for improved decision-making in patients with gastrointestinal cancer – the last clinical frontier in surgical oncology?
The genomic era has introduced concepts of “personalized medicine” and “targeted therapy” in the field of oncology. Medicine has become increasingly complex with a plethora of potential dilemmas in diagnosis, treatment, ...
Scoring systems for outcome prediction in patients with perforated peptic ulcer
(BioMed Central, 2013-04-10)
Background: Patients with perforated peptic ulcer (PPU) often present with acute, severe illness that carries a high risk for morbidity and mortality. Mortality ranges from 3-40% and several prognostic scoring systems ...
Influence of microsatellite instability and KRAS and BRAF mutations on lymph node harvest in stage I–III colon cancers
(Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, 2013)
Lymph node (LN) harvest is influenced by several factors, including tumor genetics. Microsatellite instability (MSI) is associated with improved node harvest, but the association to other genetic factors is largely unknown. ...