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- Surgical treatment for portal hypertension. M. A. Mercado
- RCT of adjuvant chemotherapy with S-1 versus gemcitabine after pancreatic cancer resection. M. Shimoda. K. Kubota, T. Shimizu and M. Katoh
- Anatomical versus non-anatomical resection for hepatocellular carcinoma. S. Marubashi, K. Gotoh, H. Akita, H. Takahashi, Y. Ito, M. Yano, O. Ishikawa and M. Sakon
- Plasma thrombospondin 1 as a predictor of postoperative liver dysfunction. P. Starlinger, S. Haegele, D. Wanek, S. Zikeli, D. Schauer, L. Alidzanovic et al.
J. M. van Rij, J. S. Lindholt and J. J. Earnshaw
J. Brittenden, B. Campbell and D. Carradice
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Background Pelvic exenteration is a potentially curative treatment for locally advanced primary rectal cancer. Previous studies have been limited by small sample sizes and heterogeneous data. A consecutive series of patients was studied to identify the clinicopathological determinants of survival. Methods All patients undergoing pelvic exenterative surgery...
Oesophagogastric Surgery meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures.