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  1. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided tissue acquisition (EUS-TA) is an established diagnostic procedure for solid pancreatic mass. However, the diagnostic yield between fine-needle aspiration (FNA) and fine-needle bio...

    Authors: Thanawin Wong, Tanawat Pattarapuntakul, Nisa Netinatsunton, Bancha Ovartlarnporn, Jaksin Sottisuporn, Naichaya Chamroonkul, Pimsiri Sripongpun, Sawangpong Jandee, Apichat Kaewdech, Siriboon Attasaranya and Teerha Piratvisuth
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:215
  2. For patients with prior intra-abdominal surgery or multiple arteries, the retroperitoneal robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (rRAPN) is a better choice. The renal ventral tumor poses an additional challenge du...

    Authors: Xiao-Lu Jiang, Kui OuYang, Rui Yang, Xiao-Yang Yu, Dian-Dong Yang, Ji-Tao Wu and Hong-Wei Zhao
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:213
  3. The link between glutathione S-transferase P1 (GSTP1) c.313A > G polymorphism and chemotherapy-related adverse events remains controversial. The goal of this study was to assess how this variant affected the t...

    Authors: Juanzi Zeng, Heming Wu, Donghua Liu, Liang Li, Jiaquan Li, Qiuming Wang, Min Ye, Qingyan Huang, Zhikang Yu and Jinfeng Zhang
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:212
  4. More and more evidence suggests that cancer is a mitochondrial metabolic disease recently and mitochondria dysfunction is critical to tumorigenesis. As a gatekeeper of mitochondria, the voltage-dependent anion...

    Authors: Yutong Fang, Junpeng Liu, Qunchen Zhang, Chuanghong She, Rongji Zheng, Rendong Zhang, Zexiao Chen, Chunfa Chen and Jundong Wu
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:211
  5. The risk of HCC is documented to be age-related. The outcomes of young HCC patients on postoperative prognosis are not well understood. The study aims to compare the characteristic differences between adolesce...

    Authors: Zheng-Yun Zhang, Jiao Guan, Xin-Ping Wang, Di-Si Hao and Zun-Qiang Zhou
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:210
  6. To evaluate the individual and combined associations of cytokeratin 19 (CK19) and microvascular invasion (MVI) with prognosis of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

    Authors: Shang-Dong Qin, Jie Zhang, Ya-Peng Qi, Jian-Hong Zhong and Bang-De Xiang
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:209
  7. No comparison of a single hypervascular tumor entity in terms of major complications in different spinal regions has been performed. We aimed to evaluate post-embolic and post-operative outcomes in anatomic re...

    Authors: Anna Voelker, Georg Osterhoff, Stefanie Einhorn, Sebastian Ebel, Christoph-Eckhard Heyde and Philipp Pieroh
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:208
  8. Nucleolar spindle-associated protein 1 (NUSAP1) is reported to be a useful diagnostic and prognostic marker for a variety of cancers, but relevant studies are lacking in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC).

    Authors: Tiantian Gao, Lei Zhao, Fan Zhang, Conghui Cao, Shuting Fan and Xiaoguang Shi
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:207
  9. Post-hepatectomy liver failure (PHLF) is a severe complication in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who underwent hepatectomy. This study aims to develop a nomogram of PHLF grade B–C in patients wit...

    Authors: Ming-Hao Xu, Bin Xu, Chen-Hao Zhou, Zhong Xue, Zhao-Shuo Chen, Wen-Xin Xu, Cheng Huang, Xiao-Dong Zhu, Jian Zhou, Jia Fan, Hui-Chuan Sun and Ying-Hao Shen
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:206
  10. Testicular tumor is one of the common solid tumors in young men. Testicular choriocarcinoma is a non-spermatogonial germ cell tumor, which is the rarest of all testicular cancers. Choriocarcinoma usually shows...

    Authors: Pengliang Zhang, Yu Wang and Lishou Xiong
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:205
  11. Studies have found that c-Met plays a critical role in the progression of solid tumors. This study aimed to investigate the expression of c-Met in gastric cancer (GC) and its correlation with preoperative seru...

    Authors: Zhengchao Zhang, Lele Miao, Song Wang, Yang Zhao, Yongqiang Xie, Heng Yun, Zhijian Ren, Guan Wang, Muzhou Teng and Yumin Li
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:204
  12. This study aimed to explore the specific pathogenesis of lncRNA MALAT1 promoting the invasion and metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) through peripheral blood vessels by regulating the expression of m...

    Authors: Dandan Zhou, Ying Wang, Haifeng Hu, Huilin Liu, Jiajia Deng, Lu Li and Chunlei Zheng
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:203
  13. Warm ischemia time (WIT) is a primary concern for robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (RALPN) patients because longer WIT is significantly associated with postoperative deteriorating kidney functio...

    Authors: Kazuyuki Numakura, Mizuki Kobayashi, Atsushi Koizumi, Soki Kashima, Ryohei Yamamoto, Taketoshi Nara, Mitsuru Saito, Shintaro Narita, Takamitsu Inoue and Tomonori Habuchi
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:202
  14. Fluorescent imaging may aid with the precise diagnosis and treatment of patients with gallbladder cancer. In this study, we sought to demonstrate whether the da Vinci® surgical system and Firefly™ camera could de...

    Authors: Jung Ha Choi, Chang Moo Kang and Jeong Youp Park
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:201
  15. Peritoneal metastasis often occurs in patients with colorectal cancer peritoneal metastasis, and the prognosis is poor. A large body of evidence highlights the beneficial effects of cytoreductive surgery (CRS)...

    Authors: Ji Li, An-Ran Wang, Xiao-Dong Chen, Yu-Xin Zhang, Hong Pan and Shi-Qiang Li
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:200
  16. Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (UPS) is a malignant soft tissue tumor that has been reclassified from malignant fibrous histiocytoma with the development of the pathological diagnosis. It principally occ...

    Authors: Keita Kodera, Masato Hoshino, Sumika Takahashi, Suguru Hidaka, Momoko Kogo, Ryosuke Hashizume, Tomonori Imakita, Mamoru Ishiyama, Masaichi Ogawa and Ken Eto
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:199
  17. Since the publication of the Z0011 trial, practice-changing clinical guidelines for breast surgery have been developed. Although recent studies confirmed the feasibility of the Z0011 strategy in Asian populati...

    Authors: Chihwan Cha, Eun Young Kim, Sung Yong Kim, Jai Min Ryu, Min Ho Park, Seokwon Lee, Young-jin Suh, Nayeon Choi, Hanpyo Hong, Hyung Suk Kim and Min Sung Chung
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:198
  18. Laparoscopic repeat hepatectomy (LRH) is considered to be a technically challenging procedure which has not been widely applied. This study aimed to assess the accessibility and security of LRH for patients wi...

    Authors: Zefeng Shen, Jingwei Cai, Jiaqi Gao, Junhao Zheng, Liye Tao, Yuelong Liang, Junjie Xu and Xiao Liang
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:197
  19. Reconstruction of soft tissue defects following surgical tumor resection is important for quality of life in cancer patients with oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). This study presents a nov...

    Authors: Jiajie Xu, Fangyuan Lai, Yunfeng Liu, Zhuo Tan, Chuanming Zheng, Jiafeng Wang, Haiwei Guo, Liehao Jiang, Xinyang Ge, Xiabin Lan, Chao Chen and Minghua Ge
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:196
  20. Bone healing in femoral reconstructions using intercalary allografts can be compromised in a tumour context. There is also a high revision rate for non-union, infection, and fractures in this context. The adva...

    Authors: Vincent Crenn, Yonis Quinette, Charlie Bouthors, Gilles Missenard, Brice Viard, Philippe Anract, Stéphane Boisgard, Eric Mascard and François Gouin
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:195
  21. Gastric cancer (GC) is the sixth most common cancer. China is one of the most frequent GC occurred countries, and Wuwei, Gansu, is one of the highest incidence area in China. Possible biomarkers of GC suscepti...

    Authors: Ping Fan, Zhiyi Zhang, Linzhi Lu, Xingcai Guo, Zhicheng Hao, Xinghua Wang and Yancheng Ye
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:194
  22. Immune checkpoint inhibitors are reportedly effective in treating microsatellite instability (MSI)-high gastric cancer. There are a few case reports of conversion surgery (CS) with nivolumab but none with pemb...

    Authors: Yoshifumi Hidaka, Takaaki Arigami, Yusaku Osako, Ryosuke Desaki, Masahiro Hamanoue, Sonshin Takao, Mari Kirishima and Takao Ohtsuka
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:193
  23. Microwave ablation (MWA) is a potentially curative treatment for unresectable patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) ≤ 3 cm, while its therapeutic efficacy decreases significantly for HCC > 3cm. Previous...

    Authors: Zi-yi Zhu, Mu Yuan, Pei-Pei Yang, Bo Xie, Jian-zhu Wei, Zhong-qiang Qin, Zhen Qian, Zhao-Ying Wang, Long-Fei Fan, Jing-yu Qian and Yu-lin Tan
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:192
  24. Angiogenesis is one of the hallmarks of cancers that is involved in tumor progression. Angiogenic factors induce the formation of new blood vessels and tumor extension, and finally reduce the survival of patie...

    Authors: Nahid Nafissi, Maryam Mohammadlou, Mohammad Esmaeil Akbari, Seyed Rabie Mahdavi, Maryam Sheikh, Mohammad Borji, Ebrahim Babaee and Rasoul Baharlou
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:191
  25. Preoperative prediction of microvascular invasion (MVI) is critical for treatment strategy making in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We aimed to develop a deep learning (DL) model based on preope...

    Authors: Bao-Ye Sun, Pei-Yi Gu, Ruo-Yu Guan, Cheng Zhou, Jian-Wei Lu, Zhang-Fu Yang, Chao Pan, Pei-Yun Zhou, Ya-Ping Zhu, Jia-Rui Li, Zhu-Tao Wang, Shan-Shan Gao, Wei Gan, Yong Yi, Ye Luo and Shuang-Jian Qiu
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:189
  26. Peritonitis associated with fungal species Curvularia lunata seldom occurs with only five cases reported in the literature, all in middle-age patients with comorbidities undergoing dialysis.

    Authors: Roli Purwar, Kishan Soni, Ragini Tilak, Ashish Verma and Manoj Pandey
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:188
  27. The objective of this study was to analyze the characteristics of patients diagnosed with metaplastic carcinoma of the breast with squamous differentiation and to identify the particular clinical and histologi...

    Authors: Ana Alicia Tejera Hernández, Víctor Manuel Vega Benítez, Marta Pavcovich Ruiz and Juan Ramón Hernández Hernández
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:187
  28. Extramedullary hematopoiesis (EMH) is a proliferation of hematopoietic tissue outside of the bone marrow medullary space. It is a pathophysiologic response, more often associated with either a benign reactive ...

    Authors: Nausheen Yaqoob, Neelum Mansoor, Hania Naveed and Saba Jamal
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:186
  29. Paraganglioma of the urinary bladder (Pub) is rare and presents with clinical symptoms caused by catecholamine production and release. The typical symptoms of Pub are hypertension, macroscopic hematuria, and a...

    Authors: Natsumi Matsuzawa, Takeshi Nishikawa, Riki Ohno, Masaharu Inoue, Yu Nishimura, Tomomi Okamoto, Takao Shimizu, Takahide Shinagawa, Yusuke Nishizawa and Shinsuke Kazama
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:185
  30. According to guidelines, every soft tissue tumor (STT) larger than 3 cm should be biopsied before definitive resection. Advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) improve the possibility to give a provisiona...

    Authors: Tobias M. Ballhause, Sebastian Weiss, Alonja Reiter, Karl-Heinz Frosch, Andreas M. Luebke, Peter Bannas, Carsten W. Schlickewei and Matthias H. Priemel
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:184
  31. Transforming growth factor (TGF)-β signaling functions importantly in regulating tumor microenvironment (TME). This study developed a prognostic gene signature based on TGF-β signaling-related genes for predic...

    Authors: Qian Yu, Liang Zhao, Xue-xin Yan, Ye Li, Xin-yu Chen, Xiao-hua Hu, Qing Bu and Xiao-ping Lv
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:183
  32. Since there is still controversy about the comparison of the efficacy and safety of RH and RFA in the treatment of recurrent liver cancer, we conducted a meta-analysis to compare the efficacy and safety, in or...

    Authors: Zhichao Chen, Jiefang Wang and Yonghua Lin
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:182
  33. The purpose of this retrospective study was to demonstrate the safety and feasibility of three-port single-intercostal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (SIC-VATS) segmentectomy compared to uniportal video-...

    Authors: Keyi Sun, Zixiang Wu, Qi Wang and Ming Wu
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:181
  34. Computed tomography (CT)-guided cutting needle biopsy (CNB) is an effective diagnostic method for lung nodules (LNs). The false-negative rate of CT-guided lung biopsy is reported to be up to 16%. This study ai...

    Authors: Hui Hui, Gao-Lei Ma, Hai-Tao Yin, Yun Zhou, Xiao-Mei Xie and Yong-Guang Gao
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:180
  35. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a highly malignant tumor with a very poor prognosis. Pyroptosis is an inflammatory form of cell death and plays an important role in cancer development. The prognostic value o...

    Authors: Yifeng Jin, Xiaofan Pu, Dongnan Ping, Chaojie Huang, Guoping Ding and Liping Cao
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:179
  36. Self-expandable metal stent (SEMS) placement is commonly used as a bridge to surgery (BTS) for left-sided malignant colorectal obstruction (MCO). However, the optimal time interval between BTS stenting and sur...

    Authors: Hyung-Hoon Oh, Ji-Yun Hong, Dong-Hyun Kim, Dae-Seong Myung, Sung-Bum Cho, Wan-Sik Lee, Hyun-Soo Kim and Young-Eun Joo
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:178
  37. Poorly differentiated diffuse-type gastric adenocarcinoma often presents at an advanced stage. While gastric cancer typically metastasizes to the liver, lung and bone, metastasis to the uterine cervix is extre...

    Authors: Vishal Bahall, Lance De Barry, Mickhaiel Barrow and Rene Ramnarace
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:177
  38. This study aimed to investigate whether preoperative muscle mass is associated with the recurrence of distal cholangiocarcinoma after pancreatoduodenectomy (PD).

    Authors: Saori Umezawa, Shinjiro Kobayashi and Takehito Otsubo
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:176
  39. Mammalian LEM-domain proteins (LEMs) are encoded by seven genes, including LAP2, EMD, LEMD1, LEMD2, LEMD3, ANKLE1, and ANKLE2. Though some LEMs were involved in various tumor progression, the expression and pr...

    Authors: Tianzhen He, Yulian Zhang, Xueyu Li, Caihong Liu, Guanqun Zhu, Xinbao Yin, Zongliang Zhang, Kai Zhao, Zhenlin Wang, Peng Zhao and Ke Wang
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:174
  40. Gestational choriocarcinoma is a rare trophoblastic tumor that spreads mainly to the lung, liver, and central nervous system. Fewer than 5% of patients present with metastasis to the gastrointestinal system an...

    Authors: Yuting Wang, Zhe Wang, Xiaoxu Zhu, Qihong Wan, Peilin Han, Jun Ying and Jianhua Qian
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:173
  41. The FAM83 family plays a key role in tumorigenesis and cancer progression. However, the role of the FAM83 family in the development of breast tumors is unclear to date. This report explores the expression, progno...

    Authors: Yi Jin, Jiahui Yu, Yi Jiang, Jiawen Bu, Tong Zhu, Xi Gu and Xudong Zhu
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:172
  42. Pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) is a generalized term, usually known as “jelly belly” since 1884. Incidence is very low, 1–3 per million people per year. Because of its indolent nature, it is usually diagnosed at...

    Authors: M. D. Ray, Manish Kumar Gaur, Chandan Kumar and S. V. S. Deo
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:171
  43. Extrathyroidal extension (ETE) is considered a major prognostic factor in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). Patients with gross ETE are at increased risk of recurrence and mortality. The importance of minimal...

    Authors: Ra-Yeong Song, Hee Sung Kim and Kyung Ho Kang
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:170
  44. Improved understanding of the tumour microenvironment (TME) has enabled remarkable advancements in research on cancer progression in the past few years. It is crucial to understand the nature and function of t...

    Authors: Bo Qian, Jing Sun, Pengcheng Zuo, Min Da, Xuming Mo and Yongjun Fang
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:169
  45. Extra-articular resection (EAR) of the hip joint is prone to significant complications and morbidity. Thus, this study evaluates the cumulative incidences and main reasons of reoperation following EAR of prima...

    Authors: Victor Housset, Philippe Anract, Antoine Babinet, Guillaume Auberger and David Biau
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:168
  46. The present study comparatively analyzed short-term clinical effectiveness and long-term follow-up endpoints associated with robotic-assisted sphincter-preserving surgery (RAS) and laparoscopic-assisted sphinc...

    Authors: Bo Yang, Shangxin Zhang, Xiaodong Yang, Yigao Wang, Deguan Li, Jian Zhao and Yongxiang Li
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:167
  47. The standard treatment for locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC) is preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) followed by surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy. However, it has been suggested that intensification of ne...

    Authors: Ryota Mori, Mamoru Uemura, Yuki Sekido, Tsuyoshi Hata, Takayuki Ogino, Hidekazu Takahashi, Norikatsu Miyoshi, Tsunekazu Mizushima, Yuichiro Doki and Hidetoshi Eguchi
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 20:166

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