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  1. Chondroblastoma (CB) is a rare locally aggressive bone tumor that commonly occurs in the epiphysis or apophysis of long bones. Although surgical treatment of CB carries potential risk for physeal or articular ...

    Authors: Hidetatsu Outani, Shigeki Kakunaga, Kenichiro Hamada, Satoshi Takenaka, Sho Nakai, Naohiro Yasuda, Yoshinori Imura, Norifumi Naka, Nobuhito Araki, Takafumi Ueda and Hideki Yoshikawa

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:47

    Content type: Research

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  2. A vascularized fibular osteomyocutaneous flap with severe vascular crisis often results in serious consequences. This study aims to examine the clinical effect of non-vascularized fibular graft on patients wit...

    Authors: Shengjie Shao, Weihong Wang, Biao Xu, Yu Liu and Zhe Zhang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:46

    Content type: Research

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  3. Primary intraosseous carcinoma (PIOC), NOS is an odontogenic carcinoma with unknown etiology. Its diagnosis may be used when central jaw carcinoma cannot be categorized as any other type of carcinoma. Further ...

    Authors: Akane Yukimori, Maiko Tsuchiya, Akane Wada, Yasuyuki Michi, Kou Kayamori, Kei Sakamoto and Tohru Ikeda

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:45

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Whether video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) segmentectomy and VATS lobectomy provide similar perioperative and oncological outcomes in stage I non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is still controversial.

    Authors: Weibiao Zeng, Wenxiong Zhang, Jianyong Zhang, Guangmiao You, Yu’ang Mao, Jianjun Xu, Dongliang Yu, Jinhua Peng and Yiping Wei

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:44

    Content type: Review

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  5. Total gastrectomy (TG) is a widely accepted procedure for treating gastric stump cancer (GSC). However, subtotal gastrectomy (SG) would benefit elective patients with GSC. The aim of this study was to clarify ...

    Authors: Fuhai Ma, Yang Li, Weikun Li, Wenzhe Kang, Hao Liu, Shuai Ma, Bingzhi Wang, Yibin Xie, Yuxin Zhong, Yingtai Chen, Liyan Xue and Yantao Tian

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:43

    Content type: Research

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  6. The optimal treatment for patients with high-risk prostate cancer (PCa) remains a debate and selection of patients to receive proper therapy is still an unsettled question. This systematic review was conducted...

    Authors: Zhipeng Wang, Yuchao Ni, Junru Chen, Guangxi Sun, Xingming Zhang, Jinge Zhao, Xudong Zhu, Haoran Zhang, Sha Zhu, Jindong Dai, Pengfei Shen and Hao Zeng

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:42

    Content type: Review

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  7. The indications for the surgical treatment of gastric cancer liver metastases (GCLMs) remain controversial. In addition, the outcome of surgery for the treatment of liver metastases of alpha-fetoprotein-produc...

    Authors: Kenji Kawahara, Hironobu Makino, Hisashi Kametaka, Isamu Hoshino, Tadaomi Fukada, Kazuhiro Seike, Yohei Kawasaki and Masayuki Otsuka

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:41

    Content type: Research

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  8. Staging laparoscopy and peritoneal cytology can detect occult metastatic disease prior to treatment of gastric cancer. The yield of peritoneal staging in patients with early stage disease is lacking. We assess...

    Authors: Casey J. Allen, Alisa N. Blumenthaler, Prajnan Das, Bruce D. Minsky, Mariela Blum, Sinchita Roy-Chowdhuri, Jaffer A. Ajani, Naruhiko Ikoma, Paul F. Mansfield and Brian D. Badgwell

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:39

    Content type: Research

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  9. The development of severe esophageal stricture after endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for early esophageal carcinoma is not uncommon. Dilation by Savary-Gilliard dilators or balloon dilators is the first...

    Authors: Zhong Huang, Wei Wei and Fang Cheng

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:38

    Content type: Case report

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  10. It is important to secure a surgical space during brain tumor surgery. One of the commonly used methods is to retract the brain. We hypothesized that the tumor can be retracted and that the normal brain tissue...

    Authors: Jaejoon Lim, Kyoung Su Sung, So Jung Hwang, Duk-Hee Chun and Kyung Gi Cho

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:37

    Content type: Technical innovations

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  11. Sarcomas sometimes invade the skin and become exposed, producing malignant wounds characterized by bleeding, exudate, odor, and infection. Malignant cutaneous sarcomas are generally incurable and ultimately im...

    Authors: Manabu Hoshi, Tadashi Iwai, Naoto Oebisu and Hiroaki Nakamura

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:36

    Content type: Case report

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  12. Surgical site infections (SSIs) are a major postoperative complication after colorectal surgery. Current study aims to evaluate prophylactic function of oral antibiotic (OA) intake in combination with mechanic...

    Authors: Purun Lei, Ying Ruan, Xiaofeng Yang, Juekun Wu, Yujie Hou, Hongbo Wei and Tufeng Chen

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:35

    Content type: Research

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  13. The value of the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the assessment of women with endometrial hyperplasia and its role in diagnosis of myometrial invasion or coexistence of cancer is not known. This study aime...

    Authors: Purushothaman Natarajan, Angela Vinturache, Richard Hutson, David Nugent and Timothy Broadhead

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:34

    Content type: Research

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  14. To ascertain whether en bloc resection could reduce the risk of seeding cancer cells into the circulation during the resection of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC).

    Authors: Haichao Huang, Tao Wang, Metages Gashaw Ahmed, Lin Zhu, Chaoyong Yang, Wei Li, Zhun Wu, Xuegang Wang, Kaiyan Zhang and Jinchun Xing

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:33

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  15. Unilateral absence of pulmonary artery (UAPA) is a rare congenital disease of pulmonary circulation, which is often accompanied by other cardiovascular anomalies. Infrequently, it may remain undiagnosed until ...

    Authors: Jing Wang, Xiaoqian Lu, Xiaobo Ding and Dian-bo Cao

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:32

    Content type: Review

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  16. Pancreatic cancer (PC) is a highly aggressive tumor with a poor prognosis that lacks specific diagnostic markers. Mucin 5AC (MUC5AC) is a member of the mucin family, a heterogeneous group of high molecular wei...

    Authors: Jiayu Zhang, Yue Wang, Tiancheng Zhao, Yezhou Li, Leilei Tian, Jinming Zhao and Jingxin Zhang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:31

    Content type: Research

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  17. Clinically, when the diagnosis of colorectal cancer is clear, patients are more concerned about their own prognosis survival. Special population with high risk of accidental death, such as elderly patients, is...

    Authors: Zhengbing Wang, Yawei Wang, Yan Yang, Yi Luo, Jiangtao Liu, Yingjie Xu and Xuan Liu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:30

    Content type: Research

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  18. The dysregulation of microRNAs (miRNAs) has been found in diseases and cancers, including microRNA-192 (miR-192). This study was designed to investigate the role of miR-192 in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) pr...

    Authors: Qingli Huang, Sen Hou, Xiuqing Zhu and Shouzhou Liu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:29

    Content type: Research

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  19. The NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network) Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN guidelines) recommend radical resection for T1-2N0M0 patients with limited-stage small cell lung cancer (LS-SCLC)...

    Authors: Lili Zhong, Jiaojiao Suo, Ya Wang, Jialong Han, Huijie Zhou, Hao Wei and Jiang Zhu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:27

    Content type: Research

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  20. Even with the augmentative application of anal-preservation surgery in low rectal cancer, the role and indications of laparoscopic intersphincteric resection (Lap ISR) are still under debate, especially for T3...

    Authors: Wangsheng Xue, Shuang Wang, Zeyun Zhao, Yongbo Li, An Shang, Donglin Li, Jianzheng Yang, Tiejun Wang and Min Wang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:26

    Content type: Research

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  21. Malignant gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) is commonly associated with the presence of peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) and preferably treated by surgical gastrojejunostomy (GJJ) in patients with good performanc...

    Authors: Jan Bednarsch, Zoltan Czigany, Daniel Heise, Henning Zimmermann, Joerg Boecker, Tom Florian Ulmer, Ulf Peter Neumann and Christian Klink

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:25

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  22. The proximal humerus is one of the most common sites of primary or metastatic malignant tumors. Reconstruction of the shoulder after tumor resection is controversial and challenging. When intra-articular resec...

    Authors: Weitao Yao, Qiqing Cai, Jiaqiang Wang and Jingyu Hou

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:23

    Content type: Research

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  23. According to the American Joint Committee on Cancer staging for cancer of the colon, a minimum of 12 lymph nodes (LN) has to be sampled for accurate staging. This has bearing on the long-term prognosis and the...

    Authors: Chi Chung Foo, Clement Ku, Rockson Wei, Jeremy Yip, Julian Tsang, Toi Yin Chan, Oswens Lo and Wai Lun Law

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:22

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  24. Aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) and cytochrome p450 2E1 (CYP2E1) are important alcohol-metabolizing enzymes. The aim of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the association of ALDH2 rs671 and CYP2E1 rs2031920 poly...

    Authors: Junhong Chen, Weicong Pan, Yongjin Chen, Lijia Wen, Jihao Tu and Kai Liu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:21

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  25. Compared with open gastrectomy (OG), laparoscopic gastrectomy (LG) for gastric cancer has achieved rapid development and popularities in the past decades. However, lack of comprehensive analysis in long-term o...

    Authors: Furong Zeng, Lang Chen, Mengting Liao, Bin Chen, Jing Long, Wei Wu and Guangtong Deng

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:20

    Content type: Research

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  26. The aim of this study is to investigate the composition of microbiota in biliary tract cancer patients and healthy adults by metagenome analysis and evaluate its potential values as biomarkers for biliary trac...

    Authors: Huisong Lee, Hyeon Kook Lee, Seog Ki Min and Won Hee Lee

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:19

    Content type: Research

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  27. Given their poor prognosis, patients with residual disease (RD) in the re-resection specimen of an incidental gallbladder carcinoma (IGBC) could benefit from a better selection for surgical treatment. The Gall...

    Authors: Emilio Ramos, Nuria Lluis, Laura Llado, Jaume Torras, Juli Busquets, Antoni Rafecas, Teresa Serrano, Kristel Mils, David Leiva and Joan Fabregat

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:18

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  28. Gastrectomy is associated with relevant postoperative morbidity. However, outcome of surgery can be improved by careful selection of patients. The objective of the current study was therefore to identify preop...

    Authors: Ann-Kathrin Eichelmann, Meltem Saidi, Kirsten Lindner, Christina Lenschow, Daniel Palmes, Andreas Pascher and Richard Hummel

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:17

    Content type: Research

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  29. Resection of the para-aortic lymph node (PALN) group Ln16b1 during pancreatoduodenectomy remains controversial because PALN metastases are associated with a worse prognosis in pancreatic cancer patients. The p...

    Authors: Sebastian Hempel, Florian Oehme, Benjamin Müssle, Daniela E. Aust, Marius Distler, Hans-Detlev Saeger, Jürgen Weitz and Thilo Welsch

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:16

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  30. Immune checkpoint inhibitors, which are a milestone in anti-cancer therapy, have been applied in the treatment of multiple malignancies. Real-world data have suggested that smoking status may be associated wit...

    Authors: Jiahang Mo, Xiao Hu, Lihu Gu, Bangsheng Chen, Parikshit Asutosh Khadaroo, Zefeng Shen, Lei Dong, Yuqi Lv, Marylin Nyaradzo Chitumba and Jiequan Liu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:15

    Content type: Review

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  31. As thyroid fine needle aspiration (FNA) shows a certain limitation in the diagnosis of conventional smears, novel approaches like liquid-based cytology (LBC) have been gradually applied recently. Studies have ...

    Authors: Juan Zhao, Xiaofei Yao, Chunjiao Song and Cheng Wang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:13

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  32. Fecal incontinence frequently occurs after total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer. This prospective study analyzed predictive factors and the impact of pelvic intraoperative neuromonitoring at different f...

    Authors: Daniel W. Kauff, Yvonne D. S. Roth, Rika S. Bettzieche and Werner Kneist

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:12

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  33. Metaplastic breast cancer remains poorly characterized given its rarity and heterogeneity. The majority of metaplastic breast cancers demonstrate a phenotype of triple-negative breast cancer; however, differen...

    Authors: Evan Morgan, Anupama Suresh, Akaansha Ganju, Daniel G. Stover, Robert Wesolowski, Sagar Sardesai, Anne Noonan, Raquel Reinbolt, Jeffrey VanDeusen, Nicole Williams, Mathew A. Cherian, Zaibo Li, Gregory Young, Marilly Palettas, Julie Stephens, Joseph Liu…

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:11

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  34. Colorectal peritoneal metastases (CPM) occur in up to 13% of patients with colorectal cancer, presenting either synchronously or metachronously. Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemother...

    Authors: Jolene Si Min Wong, Grace Hwei Ching Tan, Claramae Shulyn Chia, Johnny Ong, Wai Yee Ng and Melissa Ching Ching Teo

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:10

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  35. Data reporting the use of modified facelift incision (MFI) approach with or without superficial musculoaponeurotic system (SMAS) reconstruction in parotid malignancy are limited. To enhance the limited knowled...

    Authors: Evangelos I. Giotakis and Aris I. Giotakis

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:8

    Content type: Research

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  36. Ex situ liver resection and autotransplantation is among the most advanced techniques which has been introduced in recent years.

    Authors: Hesameddin Eghlimi, Peyman Arasteh, Alireza Shamsaeefar, Hamed Nikopour, Sahar Sohrabi and Saman Nikeghbalian

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:7

    Content type: Case report

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  37. Acral and mucosal melanomas are rarely seen in Caucasians but common in China. There are limited data on the recurrence characteristics for these patients. This study aimed to identify the recurrence pattern f...

    Authors: Xizhi Wen, Dandan Li, Jingjing Zhao, Jingjing Li, Tao Yang, Ya Ding, Ruiqing Peng, Baoyan Zhu, Fuxue Huang and Xiaoshi Zhang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:6

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  38. The necessity of the inferior pulmonary ligament (IPL) dissection after an upper lobectomy remains controversial. This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate whether this accessional procedure could reduce the postop...

    Authors: Hao Lv, Rui Zhou, Xianghong Zhan, Dongmei Di, Yongxian Qian and Xiaoying Zhang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:5

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  39. The purpose of this meta-analysis is to compare the safety and efficacy of en bloc transurethral resection of bladder tumor (EBRT) versus conventional transurethral resection of bladder tumor (CTURBT).

    Authors: Dong Zhang, Lifeng Yao, Sui Yu, Yue Cheng, Junhui Jiang, Qi Ma and Zejun Yan

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:4

    Content type: Review

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  40. Radical resection is the only curative treatment for patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma. While left-side hepatectomy (LH) may have an oncological disadvantage over right-side hepatectomy (RH) owing to the ...

    Authors: Hye-Sung Jo, Dong-Sik Kim, Young-Dong Yu, Woo-Hyoung Kang and Kyung Chul Yoon

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:3

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  41. The status of lymph nodes in early gastric cancer is critical to make further clinical treatment decision, but the prediction of lymph node metastasis remains difficult before operation. This study aimed to de...

    Authors: Xiao-Yi Yin, Tao Pang, Yu Liu, Hang-Tian Cui, Tian-Hang Luo, Zheng-Mao Lu, Xu-Chao Xue and Guo-En Fang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:2

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  42. Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is a highly lethal malignancy. Neoadjuvant chemo(radio)therapy [NAC(R)T] is recommended to use for borderline resectable pancreatic cancer (BRPC) and high-risk resectable pancreatic c...

    Authors: Long Pan, Jing Fang, Chenhao Tong, Mingyu Chen, Bin Zhang, Sarun Juengpanich, Yifan Wang and Xiujun Cai

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 18:1

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  43. The management of infectious complications is important in pancreatoduodenectomy (PD). We sought to determine the significance of preoperative surveillance bile culture in perioperative management of PD.

    Authors: Keishi Sugimachi, Tomohiro Iguchi, Yohei Mano, Masaru Morita, Masaki Mori and Yasushi Toh

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:232

    Content type: Research

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  44. The rabbit squamous cell cancer line, VX2, has been used to generate various tumor models in rabbits. It is notable for its ability to generate nodal metastases. However, the timing and extent of nodal metasta...

    Authors: Alexander Gregor, Kosuke Fujino, Nicholas Bernards, Tomonari Kinoshita, Yamato Motooka, Terunaga Inage, Tsukasa Ishiwata, Zhenchian Chen, Hideki Ujiie, Chang Young Lee and Kazuhiro Yasufuku

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:231

    Content type: Technical innovations

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  45. Urinary system resections are performed during the cytoreductive surgery with hypertermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS-HIPEC). However, isolated ureter resection and reconstruction results are uncertain. ...

    Authors: Şevket Barış Morkavuk, Murat Güner, Mesut Tez and Ali Ekrem Ünal

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:230

    Content type: Research

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  46. Advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with macrovascular invasion has an extremely dismal prognosis. We report a rare case of multiple HCC with tumor thrombosis in the portal vein and inferior vena cava that...

    Authors: Shusei Sano, Shinji Nakata, Shuichi Wada, Masatsugu Kuroiwa, Hiroki Sakai, Kei Kusama, Taiichi Machida, Akihito Nishio, Ichiro Ito and Harutsugu Sodeyama

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:229

    Content type: Case report

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