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  1. Content type: Research

    Few studies of robotic nipple sparing mastectomy (NSM) were reported. We report feasibility of robotic NSM and determine standard surgical procedure and learning curve threefold.

    Authors: G. Houvenaeghel, M. Bannier, S. Rua, J. Barrou, M. Heinemann, A. Van Troy, E. Lambaudie and M. Cohen

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:27

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    Reoperation following PD is a surrogate marker for a complex post-operative course and may lead to devastating consequences. We evaluate the indications for early reoperation following PD and analyze its effec...

    Authors: Yonatan Lessing, Niv Pencovich, Nadav Nevo, Nir Lubezky, Yaacov Goykhman, Richard Nakache, Guy Lahat, Joseph M. Klausner and Ido Nachmany

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:26

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    The abnormal expression of activator protein-1(AP-1) has recently been investigated in a variety of tumors. While the relationship between AP-1 and thyroid cancer is poorly studied, our study was to evaluate t...

    Authors: Cheng Xiao, Yonglian Huang, Qiyuan Gao, Zijian Feng, Qi Li and Zhen Liu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:25

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  4. Content type: Research

    Endometrioid ovarian carcinoma and clear cell ovarian carcinoma are both classified as endometriosis-associated ovarian cancers (EAOCs). Despite the high rates of recurrence and mortality of EAOC, only a few p...

    Authors: Tsukuru Amano, Tokuhiro Chano, Takahiro Isono, Fuminori Kimura, Ryoji Kushima and Takashi Murakami

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:24

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  5. Content type: Research

    Osteosarcoma is a malignant bone tumor with a high potential for lung metastasis, and the prognosis for patients with metastatic disease is very poor. The interaction between fibronectin (FN) and integrin αvβ3...

    Authors: Kai Shi, Sheng-lin Wang, Bin Shen, Feng-qiang Yu, Dan-feng Weng and Jian-hua Lin

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:23

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Congenital intracranial tumors are very rare and account for less than 2% of all childhood brain tumors. Teratomas constitute about one third to one half of these, predominantly located midline in the supraten...

    Authors: Yazid Maghrabi, Maher E. Kurdi and Saleh S. Baeesa

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:22

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  7. Content type: Research

    Bowel obstruction (BO) is a complication that commonly affects patients with colorectal cancer (CRC). BO causes severe outcomes, and its treatment leads to a dilemma for many surgeons. Moreover, the factors co...

    Authors: Xinger Lv, Hong Yu, Peng Gao, Yongxi Song, Jingxu Sun, Xiaowan Chen, Yu Wang and Zhenning Wang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:21

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  8. Content type: Research

    Anastomotic leakage (AL) following colorectal resection is a serious issue. AL in oncologic patients might negatively affect the overall survival. Recently, mechanical bowel preparation with additive oral anti...

    Authors: Peter C. Ambe, Konstantinos Zarras, Maciej Stodolski, Ingfu Wirjawan and Hubert Zirngibl

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:20

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Spontaneous regression (SR) of colorectal cancer (CRC) is extremely rare, and only few cases have been reported. Although it is not yet clarified, a plausible mechanism for SR of CRC is an immunological event.

    Authors: Nozomi Karakuchi, Manabu Shimomura, Kazuhiro Toyota, Takao Hinoi, Hideki Yamamoto, Seiji Sadamoto, Koichi Mandai, Hiroyuki Egi, Hideki Ohdan and Tadateru Takahashi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:19

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  10. Content type: Research

    To define preoperative clinical and radiographic risk factors for the need of inferior vena cava (IVC) resection in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and IVC tumor thrombus.

    Authors: Bin-Shuai Wang, Run-Zhuo Ma, Yu-Qing Liu, Zhuo Liu, Li-Yuan Tao, Min Lu, Guo-Liang Wang, Shu-Dong Zhang, Jian Lu and Lu-Lin Ma

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:17

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  11. Content type: Research

    Oral cancer is very common in India. The reported 5-year survival of such patients is around 50% after treatment with surgery and radiotherapy, much lower than most of the developed countries.

    Authors: Sajith Babu Thavarool, Geetha Muttath, Sangeetha Nayanar, Karthickeyan Duraisamy, Prasanth Bhat, Kalpita Shringarpure, Priyakanta Nayak, Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Alfonso Thaddeus, Sairu Philip and Satheesan B

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:15

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  12. Content type: Research

    Standard treatment for colorectal peritoneal carcinomatosis typically involves cytoreductive surgery, hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), and if possible, postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy. Ho...

    Authors: M. Leimkühler, P. H. J. Hemmer, A. K. L. Reyners, D. J. A. de Groot, R. J. van Ginkel, L. B. Been, G. H. de Bock and B. L. van Leeuwen

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:14

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  13. Content type: Case report

    Metastasis of oral cancer to the buccinator lymph nodes (BN) is uncommon. The antegrade lymphatic flow in patients with normal anatomy and physiology makes metastasis of lower gingival cancer to BN unlikely.

    Authors: Kaho Takada, Takeshi Kuroshima, Hiroaki Shimamoto, Toshimitsu Ohsako, Kou Kayamori, Tohru Ikeda and Hiroyuki Harada

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:13

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  14. Content type: Research

    In this study, images of 2450 benign thyroid nodules and 2557 malignant thyroid nodules were collected and labeled, and an automatic image recognition and diagnosis system was established by deep learning usin...

    Authors: Lei Wang, Shujian Yang, Shan Yang, Cheng Zhao, Guangye Tian, Yuxiu Gao, Yongjian Chen and Yun Lu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:12

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  15. Content type: Technical innovations

    Colorectal cancer is the third most common malignancy worldwide. The occurrence of liver metastases worsens the prognosis of the patient significantly if the tumor burden is not resectable.

    Authors: Falk Rauchfuß, Silvio Nadalin, Alfred Königsrainer and Utz Settmacher

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:11

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Although gout is a common disease, the presence of gouty tophi outside joints is rare and in literature, there is to date only one report of hepatic tophaceous nodule. We would like to highlight here the diffi...

    Authors: S. Ministrini, G. Baronio, F. Zorzi, L. Bercich, L. Grazioli, S. Molfino and N. Portolani

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:10

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  17. Content type: Research

    To investigate the mortality, operation time, cystectomy time, and complications of anterior approach laparoscopic radical cystectomy (ALRC) in Asian males in comparison with posterior approach laparoscopic ra...

    Authors: Shiyu Tong, Zhenyu Yang, Xiongbin Zu, Yuan Li, Wei He, Yangle Li, Xiheng Hu, Cheng Zhao, Minfeng Chen and Lin Qi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:9

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  18. Content type: Research

    While extended cholecystectomy is recommended for T2 gallbladder cancer (GBC), the role of hepatic resection for T2 GBC is unclear. This study aimed to identify the necessity of hepatic resection in patients w...

    Authors: Jin-Kyu Cho, Woohyung Lee, Jae Yool Jang, Han-Gil Kim, Jae-Myung Kim, Seung-Jin Kwag, Ji-Ho Park, Ju-Yeon Kim, Taejin Park, Sang-Ho Jeong, Young-Tae Ju, Eun-Jung Jung, Young-Joon Lee, Soon-Chan Hong and Chi-Young Jeong

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:8

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Primary pancreatic leiomyosarcoma is an extremely rare entity that needs high clinical suspicion in order to diagnose it at an early stage. Clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and management still remain chal...

    Authors: Alexandros Papalampros, Michail G. Vailas, Ioanna Deladetsima, Demetrios Moris, Maria Sotiropoulou, Athanasios Syllaios, Athanasios Petrou and Evangelos Felekouras

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:6

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  20. Content type: Research

    Clinically relevant postoperative pancreatic fistula (CR-POPF) remains the most common neopathy after pancreatoduodenectomy (PD). An ideal pancreaticoenterostomy (PE) which can effectively reduce the incidence...

    Authors: Tianchong Wu, Yuehua Guo, Jiangang Bi, Shuwang Liu, Yusheng Guo and Shiyun Bao

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:5

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  21. Content type: Research

    Although pathological evaluation has been considered an effective evaluation method, some problems still exist in practice. Therefore, we explored whether there are more reasonable and practical pathological e...

    Authors: Shen-Bao Hu, Chun-Hao Liu, Xiang Wang, Yun-Wei Dong, Lin Zhao, Hong-Feng Liu, Yue Cao, Ding-Rong Zhong, Wei Liu, Yan-Long Li, Wei-Sheng Gao, Chun-Mei Bai, Zhong-Hua Shang and Xiao-Yi Li

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:3

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  22. Content type: Research

    Most intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) patients experienced tumor recurrences even after curative resection, but the optimal cut-off time point and the specific risk factors for early and late recurrences ...

    Authors: Changzheng Wang, Shujie Pang, Hui Si-Ma, Ning Yang, Haibin Zhang, Yong Fu and Guangshun Yang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:2

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  23. Content type: Research

    For hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), liver resection is a classical curative modality, despite its technical complexity. The incidence of HCC in the oldest old people (aged ≥ 85 years) is rising along with the ...

    Authors: Feng-Hsu Wu, Ching-Hui Shen, Shao-Ciao Luo, Jen-I Hwang, Wen-Shan Chao, Hong-Zen Yeh, Yee-Gee Jan, Yun Yen, Shao-Bin Cheng, Cheng-Chung Wu, Yi-Ling Lin and Fang-Ku P’eng

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:1

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  24. Content type: Research

    Radiation therapy is an important therapeutic element in musculoskeletal tumours, especially when encountering multiple or painful lesions. In osteolytic lesions, a surgical stabilization with implants is ofte...

    Authors: Christoph J. Laux, Sandro M. Hodel, Mazda Farshad and Daniel A. Müller

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:241

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  25. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to investigate the expression of P90 Ribosomal Protein S6 kinase 4 (RSK4) in colorectal cancer cells and its biological function.

    Authors: Qingqing Ye, Xuan Wang, Min Jin, Meng Wang, Yan Hu, Shihu Yu, Yonghua Yang, Jiyuan Yang and Jun Cai

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:240

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  26. Content type: Technical innovations

    To evaluate the intraoperative and short-term postoperative outcomes of a novel robotic intracorporeal π-shaped esophagojejunostomy (EJS) after D2 total gastrectomy (TG) using the Da Vinci robotic surgical system...

    Authors: Shangxin Zhang, Junaid Khaliq, Deguan Li, Xingwang Jiang, Ruochuan Sun and Yongxiang Li

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:238

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  27. Content type: Research

    The solute carrier (SLC) 7 family genes comprise 14 members and function as cationic amino acid/glycoprotein transporters in many cells, they are essential for the maintenance of amino acid nutrition and survi...

    Authors: Lei Shen, Chunhua Qian, Huimin Cao, Zhongrui Wang, Tingxian Luo and Chunli Liang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:235

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  28. Content type: Research

    Benign breast papilloma is currently managed with conservative management with close observation. In contrast, papilloma with high-risk or malignant lesions warrants surgical excision. The purpose of our study...

    Authors: Li-Jun Wang, Ping Wu, Xiao-Xiao Li, Ran Luo, Deng-Bin Wang and Wen-Bin Guan

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:234

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  29. Content type: Research

    Perforated colon cancer is a rare complication, but has a high risk of recurrence. However, most studies have not distinguished sealed-off perforation from free perforation, and the prognosis is unclear. The a...

    Authors: Kil-yong Lee, Ji Won Park, Inho Song, Ki-young Lee, Sangsik Cho, Yoon-Hye Kwon, Min Jung Kim, Seung-Bum Ryoo, Seung-Yong Jeong and Kyu Joo Park

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:232

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  30. Content type: Research

    The most important determinant of survival in patients with colon cancer is the presence or absence of regional lymph node metastases. This factor is consistently associated with long-term and disease-specific...

    Authors: Carlos Fortea-Sanchis, David Martínez-Ramos and Javier Escrig-Sos

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:230

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  31. Content type: Research

    Currently, there are no known reports on the aetiology of local giant cell tumour (GCT) recurrence in the proximal fibula following en bloc resection. We analysed 21 cases of proximal fibular GCT, focusing on ...

    Authors: Yun Liu, Abu Moro, Kun Wang, Xianying Huang, Changwu Wei, Kaiwei Chen, Zengming Xiao, Xinli Zhan and Haijun Tang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:228

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  32. Content type: Case report

    Calcifying nested stromal epithelial tumor (CNSET) is a primary neoplasm of the liver, characterized by well-demarcated nests consisting of spindle and epithelioid cells with calcification and bone formation. ...

    Authors: Satoru Tsuruta, Norihisa Kimura, Keinosuke Ishido, Daisuke Kudo, Kentaro Sato, Tetsu Endo, Tadashi Yoshizawa, Aoi Sukeda, Nobuyoshi Hiraoka, Hiroshi Kijima and Kenichi Hakamada

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:227

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  33. Content type: Research

    The suppressor of cytokine signaling (SOCS) family of proteins are inhibitors of the cytokine-activated Janus kinase/signal transducers and activators of transcription (JAK/STAT) signaling pathway. We aimed at...

    Authors: Soudeh Ghafouri-Fard, Vahid Kholghi Oskooei, Iman Azari and Mohammad Taheri

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:226

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  34. Content type: Research

    Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) account for less than 1% of all gastrointestinal tumors. The biological behaviors of GISTs vary from benign to malignant. GISTs are common in the stomach (55.6%) and sma...

    Authors: Bao Zhang, Guo Liang Zheng, Hai Tao Zhu, Yan Zhao and Zhi Chao Zheng

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:225

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  35. Content type: Research

    We investigated that preoperative membranous urethral length (MUL) would be associated with the recovery of urinary continence after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP).

    Authors: Daiki Ikarashi, Yoichiro Kato, Mitsugu Kanehira, Ryo Takata, Akito Ito, Mitsutaka Onoda, Renpei Kato, Tomohiko Matsuura, Kazuhiro Iwasaki and Wataru Obara

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:224

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  36. Content type: Research

    Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal tumors with poor prognosis, and lacks of effective biomarkers in diagnosis and treatment. The aim of this investigation was to identify hub genes in pancreatic cance...

    Authors: Chunyang Li, Xiaoxi Zeng, Haopeng Yu, Yonghong Gu and Wei Zhang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:223

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  37. Content type: Research

    To observe the effect of red light phototherapy (RLPT) on radioactive dermatitis (RD) caused by radiotherapy in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC).

    Authors: Xudong Zhang, Hongfei Li, Qian Li, Ying Li, Chao Li, Minmin Zhu, Bing Zhao and Guowen Li

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:222

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  38. Content type: Case report

    Liposarcoma of the gallbladder is an extremely rare sarcoma, with only five cases reported in the literature according to our knowledge.

    Authors: Adriano Carneiro da Costa, Fernando Santa-Cruz, Brena F. Sena, Ademar Lopes, Nicole Leite, Alexandre Rolim da Paz, Álvaro A. B. Ferraz and José-Luiz Figueiredo

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:221

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  39. Content type: Review

    To explore whether single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) has the better short-term clinical and pathological outcomes than conventional multiport laparoscopic surgery (CLS) for sigmoid colon and rectal c...

    Authors: Xin Liu, Ji-bin Li, Gang Shi, Rui Guo and Rui Zhang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:220

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  40. Content type: Research

    The lymphatic spread from the cancers of the oral cavity follows an orderly progression and involvement of lower nodes without involvement of upper nodes and skip metastasis is rare. Selective neck dissections...

    Authors: Manoj Pandey, Senniappan Karthikeyan, Deepika Joshi, Mohan Kumar and Mridula Shukla

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 16:219

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