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  1. The identification of the homogeneous and heterogeneous risk factors for different types of metastases in colorectal cancer (CRC) may shed light on the aetiology and help individualize prophylactic treatment. ...

    Authors: Tianwen Luo, Yutong Wang, Xuefeng Shan, Ye Bai, Chun Huang, Guangcan Li and Hongmei Wang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:30

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  2. This study aimed to evaluate the computed tomography (CT) features of solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN), which can be a non-invasive diagnostic tool to differentiate between primary lung cancer (LC) and solitary...

    Authors: Jong Eun Lee, Won Gi Jeong and Yun-Hyeon Kim

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:28

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  3. The aim of this study was to establish a regression equation model of serum bone metabolism markers. We analyzed the diagnostic value of bone metastases in lung cancer and provided laboratory evidence for the ...

    Authors: Zhongliang Zhu, Guangyu Yang, Zhenzhen Pang, Jiawei Liang, Weizhong Wang and Yonglie Zhou

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:27

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  4. Although the morbidity of gastric cancer has decreased, the incidence of adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction (AEG) is increasing. Furthermore, no consensus exists on which surgical approach should b...

    Authors: Wei Pang, Gang Liu, Yan Zhang, Yun Huang, Xinpu Yuan, Zhanwei Zhao and Chaojun Zhang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:26

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  5. An emerging prediction tool, the Controlling Nutritional Status (CONUT) score, has shown good assessment ability of postoperative outcomes in cancer patients. This study evaluated the role of the preoperative ...

    Authors: Yun Qian, Huaying Liu, Junhai Pan, Weihua Yu, Jiemin Lv, Jiafei Yan, Jiaqi Gao, Xianfa Wang, Xiaolong Ge and Wei Zhou

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:25

    Content type: Research

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  6. Multiple myeloma causes different types of renal injury. C3 glomerulonephritis (C3GN) is characterised by an abnormal deposition of complement C3 in the glomeruli due to abnormal activation of the alternative ...

    Authors: Junhui Xu, Xiaojuan Yu, Suxia Wang, Miao Yan, Mangju Wang, Jinping Ou, Lihong Wang, Huihui Liu and Xinan Cen

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:24

    Content type: Case report

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  7. The use of 3-dimensional (3D) endoscopic thyroidectomy (ET) has been increasing, but its feasibility and safety have not been well documented for thyroidectomy. Hence, to systematically investigate the compara...

    Authors: Zigao Huang, Haiquan Qin, Jiankun Liao, Linghou Meng, Yongjie Qin, Baojia Li, Hao Lai and Xianwei Mo

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:23

    Content type: Review

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  8. Peutz–Jeghers syndrome (PJS) is a very rare autosomal dominant genetic disorder characterized by hamartomatous polyps in the gastrointestinal tract and hyperpigmentation of the lips, hands, and feet. The hamar...

    Authors: Masaaki Yamamoto, Kazuya Iwamoto, Rei Suzuki, Yosuke Mukai, Tomohira Takeoka, Kei Asukai, Naoki Shinno, Hisashi Hara, Takashi Kanemura, Nozomu Nakai, Shinichiro Hasegawa, Keijiro Sugimura, Naotsugu Haraguchi, Junichi Nishimura, Hiroshi Wada, Hidenori Takahashi…

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:22

    Content type: Case report

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  9. Colorectal cancer patients undergoing surgical resection are at increased short-term risk of post-operative adverse events. However, specific predictors for long-term major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular ...

    Authors: Chieh Yang Koo, Bee-Choo Tai, Dedrick Kok Hong Chan, Li Ling Tan, Ker Kan Tan and Chi-Hang Lee

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:21

    Content type: Research

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  10. As a common malignancy, gastric cancer (GC) remains an important threat to human’s health. The incidence of synchronous multiple gastric cancer (SMGC) has increased obviously with technical advances of endosco...

    Authors: Liang Chen, Chao Yue, Gang Li, Xuezhi Ming, Rongmin Gu, Xu Wen, Bin Zhou, Rui Peng, Wei Wei and Huanqiu Chen

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:20

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  11. Primary hyperparathyroidism is an endocrine pathology that affects calcium metabolism. Patients with primary hyperparathyroidism have high concentrations of serum calcium or high concentrations of parathyroid ...

    Authors: Alessandro Galani, Riccardo Morandi, Mira Dimko, Sarah Molfino, Carla Baronchelli, Silvia Lai, Federico Gheza, Carlo Cappelli and Claudio Casella

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:19

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  12. The aim of this study was to investigate the overall survival (OS) between proximal gastric cancer (PG) and distal gastric cancer (DG) patients after gastrectomy.

    Authors: Jiaming Xue, Huiliang Yang, Shanshan Huang, Tingting Zhou, Xiangwen Zhang and Guo Zu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:17

    Content type: Review

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  13. Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) accounts for more than 90% of the oral carcinomas and has a high fatality rate. This study aimed to identify potentially diagnostic biomarkers of OSCC through integrated ana...

    Authors: Le Chen and Dong Wang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:16

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  14. Pancreatic serous cystadenoma (SCA) is a benign, cystic lesion with an indolent growth pattern. Complications such as spontaneous hemorrhage or malignant transformation from SCA are extremely rare. Our case re...

    Authors: Da Eun Cha, Callie Horn and Michael Passeri

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:15

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Colorectal anastomosis using the double stapling technique (DST) has become a standard procedure. However, DST is difficult to perform in patients with anal stenosis because a circular stapler cannot be insert...

    Authors: Yosuke Tajima, Tsunekazu Hanai, Hidetoshi Katsuno, Koji Masumori, Yoshikazu Koide, Keigo Ashida, Hiroshi Matsuoka, Junichiro Hiro, Tomoyoshi Endo, Tadahiro Kamiya, Yongchol Chong, Kotaro Maeda and Ichiro Uyama

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:14

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Colon cancer is a worldwide leading cause of cancer-related mortality, and the prognosis of colon cancer is still needed to be improved. This study aimed to construct a prognostic model for predicting the prog...

    Authors: Zhengyu Fang, Sumei Xu, Yiwen Xie and Wenxi Yan

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:13

    Content type: Research

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  17. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) in ovarian cancer (OC) patients has been widely investigated, but our knowledge on the role of VTE in OC patients receiving chemotherapy is limited. The aim of our study was to inv...

    Authors: Lu Ye, Li Cai, Yonghui Fu, Debao Zhuang, Xiaoqing Hu and Youkun Jie

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:12

    Content type: Research

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  18. To investigate the prognostic factors of patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (pNETs) after surgical resection, and to analyze the value of enucleation for pNETs without distant metastasis that are we...

    Authors: Junzhang Chen, Yongyu Yang, Yuanhua Liu and Heping Kan

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:11

    Content type: Research

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  19. The differential diagnosis between primary adenocarcinoma of the pancreas head and distal cholangiocarcinoma remains a clinical challenge. Recent studies have shown important differences in terms of survival b...

    Authors: Edoardo Maria Muttillo, Antonio Ciardi, Raffaele Troiano, Paolina Saullo, Gabriele Masselli, Marianna Guida, Alessandra Tortora, Isabella Sperduti, Giulio Marinello, Piero Chirletti and Roberto Caronna

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:10

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  20. Very few studies have been conducted on the treatment strategy for enlarged paraaortic lymph nodes (PALNs) incidentally detected during surgery. The purpose of this study was to investigate the benefit of lymp...

    Authors: Jaram Lee, Hyeong-min Park, Soo Young Lee, Chang Hyun Kim and Hyeong Rok Kim

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:9

    Content type: Research

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  21. The long-term physiological consequences of SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus) infection are not known. The ability of COVID-19 to cause chronic illness, sarcopenia, and physical decond...

    Authors: Patrick Casey, Yeng Ang and Javed Sultan

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:8

    Content type: Correspondence

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  22. Though better short-term outcomes were frequently reported, differences in specimen parameters and the rate of subsequent peritoneal recurrence between intracorporeal anastomosis (IA) and extracorporeal anasto...

    Authors: Chun-Kai Liao, Yih-Jong Chern, Yueh-Chen Lin, Yu-Jen Hsu, Jy-Ming Chiang, Wen-Sy Tsai, Pao-Shiu Hsieh, Hsin-Yuan Hung, Chien-Yuh Yeh and Jeng-Fu You

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:6

    Content type: Research

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  23. Methotrexate (MTX) is a frequently used drug in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but occurrences of lymphoproliferative disorders (LPD) have been reported in patients undergoing an MTX regimen. Almo...

    Authors: Masahiro Nomura, Ryusuke Sumiya, Hayato Ono, Takeshi Nagai, Keigo Kumazawa, Atsushi Shimizu, Daisuke Endo and Nobuyoshi Aoyanagi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:4

    Content type: Case report

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  24. Gallbladder neuroendocrine neoplasm is a rare disease that is divided into neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs). Clear cell NETs of the gallbladder are extremely rare. We report th...

    Authors: Ryusuke Sumiya, Atsushi Shimizu, Takeshi Nagai, Hayato Ono, Keigo Kumazawa, Daisuke Endo, Takashi Oide and Nobuyoshi Aoyanagi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:3

    Content type: Case report

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  25. Heterotopic ossification (HO) is the formation of osseous tissue outside the skeleton. HO in malignant tumors of the digestive tract is extremely rare, as is ossification in metastatic lesions from HO-negative...

    Authors: Hideki Nagano, Tamotsu Togawa, Takeshi Watanabe, Kenji Ohnishi, Toshihisa Kimura, Atsushi Iida, Sakon Noriki, Yoshiaki Imamura, Yasunori Sato and Takanori Goi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:2

    Content type: Case report

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  26. Minimally invasive liver surgery (MILS) in the treatment of colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) is increasing in incidence. The aim of this work was to present our experience by reporting short-term and long-te...

    Authors: Mirhasan Rahimli, Aristotelis Perrakis, Vera Schellerer, Andrew Gumbs, Eric Lorenz, Mareike Franz, Jörg Arend, Victor-Radu Negrini and Roland Siegfried Croner

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:333

    Content type: Research

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  27. This novel study compared the use of tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha and melphalan-based isolated limb perfusion (TM-ILP) to the standard treatment of locally recurrent soft tissue extremity sarcoma. The aim...

    Authors: Farhad Farzaliyev, Alexander Touma, Georg Taeger, Hans-Ulrich Steinau, Jendrik Hardes, Arne Streitbürger and Lars Erik Podleska

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:332

    Content type: Research

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  28. To fully assess the quality of the guidelines for the management of malignant pleural effusions (MPE) and ascites and reveal the heterogeneity of recommendations and possible reasons among guidelines.

    Authors: Jia-Xi Li, Yan-Mei Shi, Li-Ya An, Jin-Xu Yang, Yu-Xing Qi, Ting Yang, Yun-Yun Cen, Yue-Ying Lin and Da-Li Sun

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:331

    Content type: Review

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  29. This study aimed to evaluate the potential of induction chemotherapy as an indicator of the management of advanced hypopharyngeal carcinoma with cervical oesophageal invasion.

    Authors: Tian-Qiao Huang, Ru Wang, Ju-Gao Fang, Shi-Zhi He, Qi Zhong, Li-Zhen Hou, Hong-Zhi Ma, Xiao-Hong Chen, Xue-Jun Chen, Ping-Dong Li, Ling Feng, Qian Shi and Meng Lian

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:330

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  30. Endometriosis can potentially lead to the development of a malignant tumor. Most malignant tumors arising from the endometriosis originate from the ovarian endometrioma, whereas those arising from extragonadal...

    Authors: Yoshiaki Ota, Kuniaki Ota, Toshifumi Takahashi, Soichiro Suzki, Rikiya Sano, Ikuko Ota, Takuya Moriya and Mitsuru Shiota

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:329

    Content type: Case report

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  31. The alkB homolog 2, alpha-ketoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase (ALKBH2) gene is involved in DNA repair and is expressed in different types of malignancies. However, the role of ALKBH2 in colorectal carcinoma (C...

    Authors: Bingxin Ke, Kejun Ye and Shaobing Cheng

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:328

    Content type: Research

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  32. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the most common tumor of the gastrointestinal tract. Anastomotic leak (AL) and prolonged postoperative ileus (PPOI) are two important complications of colorectal surgery. In this obs...

    Authors: Michele Ammendola, Michele Ruggiero, Carlo Talarico, Riccardo Memeo, Giorgio Ammerata, Antonella Capomolla, Rosalinda Filippo, Roberto Romano, Socrate Pallio, Giuseppe Navarra, Severino Montemurro and Giuseppe Currò

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:327

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  33. Esophageal cancer patients often feel depressed and are fearful of metastasis and death. The objective of this study was to clarify the characteristics of patients with psychological distress at all 5 time poi...

    Authors: Yu Ohkura, Junichi Shindoh, Kanako Ichikura, Harushi Udagawa, Masaki Ueno and Eisuke Matsushima

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:326

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  34. Total endoscopic Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy is a challenging, complex, and costly operation. These disadvantages restrict its wide application. The aim of this study was to compare the modified reverse-puncture ...

    Authors: Xiaokang Shen, Tianming Chen, Xiaoming Shi, Ming Zheng, Zhang Yan Zhou, Hai Tao Qiu, Jiawei Zhao, Peng Lu, Po Yang and Shilin Chen

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:325

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  35. Follistatin-like 1 (FSTL1) plays a central role in the progression of tumor and tumor immunity. However, the effect of FSTL1 on the prognosis and immune infiltration of gastric cancer (GC) remains to be elucid...

    Authors: Li Li, Shanshan Huang, Yangyang Yao, Jun Chen, Junhe Li, Xiaojun Xiang, Jun Deng and Jianping Xiong

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:324

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  36. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Antoni Llueca, Anna Serra, Maria Teresa Climent, Blanca Segarra, Yasmine Maazouzi, Marta Soriano and Javier Escrig

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:323

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:309

  37. For patients with stage IA non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with tumor size ≤ 2 cm, the prognostic significance of the number of removed lymph nodes (NLNs) through different surgical methods remains unclear....

    Authors: Lei-Lei Wu, Jia-Jian Lai, Xuan Liu, Yang-Yu Huang, Peng Lin, Hao Long, Lan-Jun Zhang and Guo-Wei Ma

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:322

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  38. Fluoropyrimidines and platinum are still widely used for colorectal cancer (CRC) management. Several studies have reported that mutations of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPYD) and glutathione S-transferase pi...

    Authors: Xunwei Deng, Jingyuan Hou, Qiaoting Deng and Zhixiong Zhong

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:321

    Content type: Research

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  39. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Xiaoying Zhou, Chuanguang Xiao, Tong Han, Shusheng Qiu, Meng Wang, Jun Chu, Weike Sun, Liang Li and Lili Lin

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:320

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:254

  40. Combined hepatocellular-cholangiocarcinoma (cHCC-CCA) is a primary liver carcinoma with both hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) components. We examined the clinicopathological characte...

    Authors: Takamichi Ishii, Takashi Ito, Shinji Sumiyoshi, Satoshi Ogiso, Ken Fukumitsu, Satoru Seo, Kojiro Taura and Shinji Uemoto

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:319

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  41. The proline-rich protein 11 (PRR11) is a newly identified oncogene associated with a poor prognosis in several human cancers. Nonetheless, research on its role in ovarian cancer (OC) remains largely understudi...

    Authors: Yu Zhan, Xueyuan Wu, Gang Zheng, Jingjing Jin, Chaofu Li, Guanzhen Yu and Wenfeng Li

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:318

    Content type: Research

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  42. The tumor location is the most simple clinical factor and important in liver surgery to make surgical procedure. However, no previous study has investigated the prognostic differences and clinical features of ...

    Authors: Yuhki Sakuraoka, Keiichi Kubota, Genki Tanaka, Takayuki Shimizu, Kazuma Tago, Kyung Hwa Park, Takatsugu Matsumoto, Takayuki Shiraki, Shozo Mori, Yukihiro Iso and Taku Aoki

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:317

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  43. Nonoperative management after neoadjuvant treatment in low rectal cancer enables organ preservation and avoids surgical morbidity. Our aim is to compare oncological outcomes in patients with clinical complete ...

    Authors: Mariana F. Coraglio, Martin A. Eleta, Mirta R. Kujaruk, Javier H. Oviedo, Enrique L. Roca, Guillermo A. Masciangioli, Guillermo Mendez and Ilma S. Iseas

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:313

    Content type: Research

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