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  1. Neuromuscular and vascular hamartoma (NMVH) is a very rare stricturing condition of the small intestine, occurring focally and causing recurrent obstructive symptoms or occult chronic gastrointestinal bleeding...

    Authors: Ekaterini Theodosiou, Grigorios Voulalas, Nikolaos Salveridis, Konstantinos Pouggouras, Kosmas Manafis and Konstantinos Christodoulidis
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:92
  2. Flap necrosis and epidermolysis occurs in 18-30% of all mastectomies. Complications may be prevented by intra-operative detection of ischemia. Currently, no technique enables quantitative valuation of mastecto...

    Authors: Roshni Rao, Michel Saint-Cyr, Aye Moe Thu Ma, Monet Bowling, Daniel A Hatef, Valerie Andrews, Xian-Jin Xie, Theresa Zogakis and Rod Rohrich
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:91
  3. In oncologic patients with metastatic spinal disease, the ideal treatment should be well tolerated, relieve the pain, and preserve or restore the neurological function.

    Authors: Pavlos Katonis, Dritan Pasku, Kalliopi Alpantaki, Artan Bano, George Tzanakakis and Apostolos Karantanas
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:90
  4. Aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy is being extensively used as postoperative adjuvant therapy in patients with hormone receptor-positive postmenopausal breast cancer. On the other hand, it has been reported tha...

    Authors: Taeko Nagao, Misako Kira, Masako Takahashi, Junko Honda, Toshiyuki Hirose, Akira Tangoku, Hitoshi Zembutsu, Yusuke Nakamura and Mitsunori Sasa
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:88
  5. beside the well known predominance of distant vs. loco-regional relapse, several aspects of the relapse pattern still have not been fully elucidated.

    Authors: Dragan Subotic, Dragan Mandaric, Gordana Radosavljevic, Jelena Stojsic, Milan Gajic and Maja Ercegovac
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:87
  6. Orbital infiltration in patients with multiple myeloma is a rare condition, with less than 50 cases reported in the medical literature. Most patients undergo conservative treatment because multiple myeloma is ...

    Authors: Hui-Ling Ko, Ching-Lin Chen and Kwan-Hwa Chi
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:86
  7. World literature suggests parapharyngeal space lesions account for only 0.5% head and neck tumours and the majority of the minor salivary gland tumours are malignant. The parapharyngeal space is very rare site...

    Authors: Arsheed H Hakeem, Biswajyoti Hazarika, Sultan A Pradhan and Rajan Kannan
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:85
  8. Malignant Mesothelioma is a rare primary neoplasm affecting the serosal membranes. During its relative short course, this malignant neoplasm can give local and, rarely, distant haematogenous metastases in diff...

    Authors: Alaaeldeen M Elbahaie, Dia E Kamel, Julia Lawrence and Neville G Davidson
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:84
  9. The concordance rate between IHC and FISH according to clinical performance is still controversial. We report a prospective study to reflect the concordance between IHC and FISH in Guilin city, People's Republ...

    Authors: Weiguo Sui, Minglin Ou, Jiejing Chen, Youhua Wan, Hongbo Peng, Minfang Qi, He Huang and Yong Dai
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:83
  10. Urachal carcinoma is an uncommon neoplasm associated with poor prognosis.

    Authors: Stefano Scabini, Edoardo Rimini, Emanuele Romairone, Renato Scordamaglia, Luigi Vallarino, Veronica Giasotto, Carlo Ferro and Valter Ferrando
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:82

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:192

  11. Paragangliomas occur most commonly in head and neck region and much less frequently, they are found in the retroperitoneum. Composite paraganglioma-ganglioneuroma of the retroperitoneum is very rare.

    Authors: Shoji Hirasaki, Hiromitsu Kanzaki, Masato Okuda, Seiyuu Suzuki, Tetsuji Fukuhara and Toshihito Hanaoka
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:81
  12. Following failure of standard systemic chemotherapy, the role of hepatic transarterial therapy for colorectal hepatic metastasis continues to evolve as the experience with this technique matures. The aim of th...

    Authors: Robert CG Martin, Ken Robbins, Dana Tomalty, Ryan O'Hara, Petar Bosnjakovic, Radek Padr, Miloslav Rocek, Frantisek Slauf, Alexander Scupchenko and Cliff Tatum
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:80
  13. Its a dilemma to attempt a palliative procedure to debulk the tumour and/or prevent future obstructive complications in a locally advanced intra abdominal malignancy.

    Authors: Philip F Lung, Adrian B Cresswell, Josephine Psaila and Ameet G Patel
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:79
  14. Liposarcoma is one of the most common soft tissue sarcoma of adult life, usually occurring in the retroperitoneum and the extremities. Primary liposarcoma of the colon is very rare. The optimal treatment has n...

    Authors: Marco D'Annibale, Maurizio Cosimelli, Renato Covello and Elisa Stasi
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:78
  15. Percutaneous core needle biopsy (CNB) is considered to be the standard technique for histological diagnosis of breast lesions. But, it is less reliable for diagnosing atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH). The pur...

    Authors: Byung Joo Chae, Ahwon Lee, Byung Joo Song and Sang Seol Jung
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:77
  16. As for being cautious with tumor prostheses, revision of uncemented tumor prostheses in particular, it is necessary to remove cortical bone from the stem circumference with a chisel when the stem is extracted....

    Authors: Yukihiro Yoshida, Shunzo Osaka and Yasuaki Tokuhashi
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:76
  17. Herein, we report two extremely rare cases of differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) with extended tumor thrombus or mediastinum lymph node metastasis (LNM) involving the superior vena cava (SVC), causing SVC ...

    Authors: Nobuyuki Wada, Katsuhiko Masudo, Shohei Hirakawa, Tetsukan Woo, Hiromasa Arai, Nobuyasu Suganuma, Hideyuki Iwaki, Norio Yukawa, Keiichi Uchida, Kiyotaka Imoto, Yasushi Rino and Munetaka Masuda
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:75
  18. Necrotizing fasciitis of the thigh due to the colon cancer, especially during chemotherepy, has not been previously reported.

    Authors: Yuji Takakura, Satoshi Ikeda, Masanori Yoshimitsu, Takao Hinoi, Daisuke Sumitani, Haruka Takeda, Yasuo Kawaguchi, Manabu Shimomura, Masakazu Tokunaga, Masazumi Okajima and Hideki Ohdan
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:74
  19. Spontaneous clostridium septicum infections are rare and are associated with a high mortality. Association of clostridium infection with colorectal malignancies have been previously reported and most cases are...

    Authors: Nazzia N Mirza, Jonathon M McCloud and Mark J Cheetham
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:73
  20. The management of stage IV colorectal cancer with liver metastases has historically involved a multidisciplinary approach. In the last several decades, there have been great strides made in the therapeutic opt...

    Authors: Sherif Raafat Zikry Abdel-Misih, Carl R Schmidt and Paul Mark Bloomston
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:72
  21. The identification of the facial nerve can be difficult in a bloody operative field or by an incision that limits exposure; hence anatomical landmarks and adequate operative exposure can aid such identificatio...

    Authors: Tahwinder Upile, Waseem Jerjes, Seyed Ahmad Reza Nouraei, Sandeep U Singh, Panagiotis Kafas, Ann Sandison, Holger Sudhoff and Colin Hopper
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:71
  22. Vulvar fibroadenomas are sporadic lesions informed in the literature and a controversy about origin has been discussed widely. We report a case of a 19 years old woman with a large slow growing mass in the rig...

    Authors: David Cantú de Leon, Delia Perez Montiel, Hugo Vázquez, César Hernández, Lucely Cetina and Martha Hernandez Lucio
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:70
  23. Brunner's gland hamartomas (BGH) are uncommon benign tumors of the duodenum forming mature Brunner's glands. We report here an unusual case of a giant BGH that was not amenable to endoscopic or surgical local ...

    Authors: Zoe A Stewart, Ralph H Hruban, Elliot F Fishman and Christopher L Wolfgang
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:68
  24. Central pancreatectomy has a unique application for lesions in the neck of the pancreas. It preserves the distal pancreas and its endocrine functions. It also preserves the spleen.

    Authors: Michael Wayne, Siyamek Neragi-Miandoab, Franklin Kasmin, William Brown, Anil Pahuja and Avram M Cooperman
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:67
  25. In most developing countries, as in Egypt; postmenopausal breast cancer cases are offered a radical form of surgery relying on their unawareness of the subsequent body image disturbance. This study aimed at ev...

    Authors: Ashraf M Shoma, Madiha H Mohamed, Nashaat Nouman, Mahmoud Amin, Ibtihal M Ibrahim, Salwa S Tobar, Hanan E Gaffar, Warda F Aboelez, Salwa E Ali and Soheir G William
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:66
  26. The aim of this study is to assess the functional and oncologic results of supracricoid hemilaryngopharyngectomy and report our experience in the technique, local control and overall survival rates.

    Authors: George X Papacharalampous, Georgios P Kotsis, Petros V Vlastarakos, Alexandros Georgolios, Ioannis Seggas, Ioannis E Yiotakis and Leonidas Manolopoulos
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:65
  27. Primary anorectal melanoma is a rare and aggressive disease. Patients commonly complain for changes in bowel habits and rectal bleeding, and proctoscopically they mostly appear as non pigmented or lightly pigm...

    Authors: Christos N Stoidis, Basileios G Spyropoulos, Evangelos P Misiakos, Christos K Fountzilas, Panorea P Paraskeva and Constantine I Fotiadis
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:64
  28. Incidentally found thyroid lesions are frequently detected in patients undergoing FDG-PET/CT. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of incidentally found thyroid lesions in patients undergoin...

    Authors: Ja Seong Bae, Byung Joo Chae, Woo Chan Park, Jeong Soo Kim, Sung Hoon Kim, Sang Seol Jung and Byung Joo Song
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:63
  29. Metastases to the stomach from an extra-gastric neoplasm are an unusual event, identified in less than 2% of cancer patients at autopsy. The stomach may be involved by hematogenous spread from a distant primar...

    Authors: R Kanthan, K Sharanowski, JL Senger, J Fesser, R Chibbar and SC Kanthan
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:62
  30. GISTs are a subset of mesenchymal tumors and represent the most common mesenchymal neoplasms of GI tract. However, GIST is a recently recognized tumor entity and the literature on these stromal tumors has rapi...

    Authors: Michael Stamatakos, Emmanouel Douzinas, Charikleia Stefanaki, Panagiotis Safioleas, Electra Polyzou, Georgia Levidou and Michael Safioleas
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:61
  31. Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is an aggressive type of B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma that originates from small to medium sized lymphocytes located in the mantle zone of the lymph node. Extra nodal involvement is...

    Authors: Venkata KN Kella, Radu Constantine, Nalini S Parikh, Mary Reed, John M Cosgrove, Stephen M Abo and Saundra King
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:60
  32. Rheumatoid nodules are the most common extra-articular findings in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. They occur most commonly at pressure points such as the extensor surfaces of the forearms, fingers, and oc...

    Authors: Sumeer Thinda and James S Tomlinson
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:59
  33. Esophagopericardial fistula is a rare but life-threatening complication of benign, malignant or traumatic esophageal disease. It is most commonly associated with benign etiology and carries a high mortality ra...

    Authors: Nikolaos Dafnios, Georgios Anastasopoulos, Athanasios Marinis, Andreas Polydorou, Georgios Gkiokas, Georgios Fragulidis, Panayiotis Athanasopoulos and Theodosios Theodosopoulos
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:58
  34. Vascular leiomyosarcoma are rare tumors typically originating from the inferior vena cava (IVC). Due to nonspecific clinical signs most tumors are diagnosed at advanced stages. Complete surgical resection rema...

    Authors: Andrea Alexander, Alexander Rehders, Andreas Raffel, Christopher Poremba, Wolfram T Knoefel and Claus F Eisenberger
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:56
  35. Neoplasms arising from Meckel's diverticulae reported in the literature are mainly carcinoid tumours, gastrointestinal stromal tumours, and gastric or intestinal adenocarcinomas.

    Authors: Hoey C. Koh, Blaithin Page, Catherine Black, Ian Brown, Stuart Ballantyne and David J. Galloway
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:54
  36. Treatment of rectal cancer requires a multidisciplinary approach with standardized surgical, pathological and radiotherapeutic procedures. Sphincter preserving surgery for cancer of the lower rectum needs a lo...

    Authors: Mostafa Abd Elwanis, Doaa W. Maximous, Mohamed Ibrahim Elsayed and Nabiel N. H. Mikhail
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:52
  37. The overall level of chromatin compaction is an important mechanism of radiosensitivity, and modification of DNA methylation and histone deacetylation may increase radiosensitivity by altering chromatin compac...

    Authors: Hang Joo Cho, Sin Young Kim, Kee Hwan Kim, Won Kyung Kang, Ji Il kim, Seong Tack Oh, Jeong Soo Kim and Chang Hyeok An
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:49
  38. Mucinous cystic neoplasms arise in the ovary and various extra-ovarian sites. While their pathogenesis remains conjectural, their similarities suggest a common pathway of development. There have been rare repo...

    Authors: Georgios Metaxas, Athanasios Tangalos, Polyxeni Pappa and Irene Papageorgiou
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:47
  39. To present a diagnostic evaluation and treatment strategy for serous adenocarcinoma of the ovary discovered during an in vitro fertilisation (IVF) sequence, and report on reproductive outcome after tumour rese...

    Authors: David J Walsh, Eric Scott Sills, Lyuda V Shkrobot, Noreen C Gleeson, Mary N Sheppard and Anthony PH Walsh
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:46
  40. Cutaneous metastases in the facial region occur in less than 0.5% of patients with metastatic cancer.

    Authors: Nikolaos Barbetakis, Dimitrios Paliouras, Christos Asteriou, Georgios Samanidis, Athanassios Kleontas, Doxakis Anestakis, Kostas Kaplanis and Christodoulos Tsilikas
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:45
  41. Worldwide, breast cancer is the most frequent malignancy among females. Its incidence shows a trend towards an increase in the next decade, particularly in developing countries where less than of 5% of resourc...

    Authors: Ahmed Elzawawy
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:44
  42. Extramedullary plasmacytomas are seldom solitary and usually progress to diffuse myelomatosis. Plasmacytomas of the breast are rare, especially when not associated multiple myeloma. Synchronous infiltrating du...

    Authors: Shui Cao, Hong-Gang Kang, Yan-Xue Liu and Xiu-Bao Ren
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009 7:43

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