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Improving pancreas surgery over time: Performance factors related to transition of care and patient volume
Background: Pancreas surgery has evolved with better diagnostic imaging, changing indications, and improved patient selection. Outside high-volume tertiary centers, the documented effect of evolution in care and volumes ...
Hepatoid adenocarcinoma of the stomach - Proper identification and treatment remain a challenge
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
Objective: The term hepatoid adenocarcinoma (HAC) of the stomach was introduced three decades ago with the observation of high serum α-fetoprotein (AFP) levels in some gastric adenocarcinoma patients. This very rare ...
Epidemiology and classification of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms using current coding criteria
Background: The lack of uniform criteria for coding of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasia (GEP-NEN) has hampered previous epidemiological studies. The epidemiology of GEP-NEN was investigated in this study ...
Clinical patterns of presentation and attenuated inflammatory response in octo- and nonagenarians with perforated gastroduodenal ulcers
Background. Perforated gastrodudenal ulcer (PGDU) is an operative emergency with high mortality rates. The growing elderly populationincreasingly presents with need for geriatric acute operative care. Current knowledge of ...
Assessment of clinically related outcomes and biomarker analysis for translational integration in colorectal cancer (ACROBATICC): study protocol for a population-based, consecutive cohort of surgically treated colorectal cancers and resected colorectal liver metastasis
(BioMed Central, 2016-06-29)
Background: More accurate predictive and prognostic biomarkers for patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) primaries or colorectal liver metastasis (CLM) are needed. Outside clinical trials, the translational integration of ...
Primary Leiomyosarcoma of the Pancreas—a Case Report and a Comprehensive Review
Purpose: Primary mesenchymal tumors of the pancreas are rare, with leiomyosarcomas the most encountered entities among the pancreatic sarcomas. With few exceptions, single case reports published over the last six decades ...