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  1. To identify preoperative and intraoperative factors and conditions that predicts the beneficial application of a high-frequency electromagnetic field (EMF) system for tumor vaporization and coagulation.

    Authors: Rainer Ritz, Stefan Heckl, Sam Safavi-Abbasi, Guenther C Feigl, Boris Krischek, Wolf Lüdemann, Javed M Mirzayan, Andrei Koerbel, Madjid Samii, Marcos Tatagiba and Alireza Gharabaghi
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:45
  2. S kin Sparing Mastectomy (SSM) and immediate breast reconstruction has become increasingly popular as an effective treatment for patients with breast carcinoma. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinica.....

    Authors: Ramesh Omranipour, Jean yves Bobin and Mustafa Esouyeh
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:43
  3. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a common malignancy worldwide and treatment options are depended on the stage of the tumour. In general, the prognosis of HCC patients with extra-hepatic metastasis is poor. T...

    Authors: Thomas Yau, Hilda Wong, Pierre Chan, MC To and Ronnie T Poon
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:42
  4. Carcinoid tumors are characteristically low grade malignant neoplasms with neuroendocrine differentiation that arise in various body sites, most commonly the lung and gastrointestinal tract, but less frequentl...

    Authors: Roberto Gedaly, Hoonbae Jeon, Thomas D Johnston, Patrick P McHugh, Randall G Rowland and Dinesh Ranjan
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:41
  5. Pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) is associated with high incidence of morbidity and mortality. We have applied P-POSSUM in predicting the incidence of outcome after PD to identify those who are at the highest risk o...

    Authors: Appou Tamijmarane, Chandra S Bhati, Darius F Mirza, Simon R Bramhall, David A Mayer, Stephen J Wigmore and John AC Buckels
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:39
  6. The considerable increase in life expectancy on one hand and an increase in cervical cancer among Iranian patients on the other, brings out the importance of investigating whether radical surgery can be perfor...

    Authors: Azamsadat Mousavi, Mojgan Karimi Zarchi, Mitra Modares Gilani, Nadereh Behtash, Fatemeh Ghaemmaghami, Maryam Shams and Maryam Irvanipoor
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:38
  7. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) of the esophagogastric junction might pose a major problem to surgical resection. If locally advanced, extended or multivisceral resection with relevant procedural-specif...

    Authors: Wilko I Staiger, Ulrich Ronellenfitsch, Georg Kaehler, Hans Ulrich Schildhaus, Antonia Dimitrakopoulou-Strauss, Matthias HM Schwarzbach and Peter Hohenberger
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:37
  8. To report our experience and review the literature of thyroid cancer obstructing the great veins in the neck, highlighting clinical aspects and response to treatment.

    Authors: Steve L Hyer, Prasad Dandekar, Kate Newbold, Masud Haq, Kshama Wechalakar and Clive Harmer
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:36

    The Erratum to this article has been published in World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:40

  9. Treatment of primary gastric diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is still controversial. The treatment of localized disease was based on surgery alone, or followed by chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy. High-grade gas...

    Authors: Luigi Cavanna, Raffaella Pagani, Pietro Seghini, Adriano Zangrandi and Carlo Paties
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:35
  10. Hodgkin's disease (HD) most commonly presents with progressive painless enlargement of peripheral lymph nodes, especially around the cervical region. A few children have systemic symptoms and weight loss. At t...

    Authors: Clare R Langley, Simon JW Garrett, Jill Urand, Janice Kohler and Nick MP Clarke
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:34
  11. There has been no definitive consensus regarding the causal relationships between foreign bodies in the breast and carcinogenesis. This report describes the first case of invasive micropapillary carcinomas aft...

    Authors: Yuko Tanaka, Isamu Morishima and Kazunori Kikuchi
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:33
  12. Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare but aggressive cutaneous primary small cell carcinoma. It is commonly seen in elderly affecting the head, neck, and extremities. Macroscopically may be difficult to distinguish ...

    Authors: Michail Papamichail, Ioannis Nikolaidis, Nicolas Nikolaidis, Chryssoula Glava, Ioannis Lentzas, Konstantinos Marmagkiolis, Kriton Karassavsa and Michail Digalakis
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:32
  13. Pyoderma gangrenosum is an aseptic skin disease. The ulcerative form of pyoderma gangrenosum is characterized by a rapidly progressing painful irregular and undermined bordered necrotic ulcer. The aetiology of...

    Authors: Ihsan Inan, Patrick O Myers, Rolf Braun, Monica E Hagen and Philippe Morel
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:31
  14. The prognosis for metastatic melanoma remains poor even with traditional decarbazine or interferon therapy. 5-year survival is markedly higher amongst patients undergoing metastatectomy. Unfortunately not all ...

    Authors: David Stoeter, Nicola de Liguori Carino, Ernest Marshall, Graeme J Poston and Andrew Wu
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:30
  15. The coexistence of breast cancer and tuberculosis is very rare. This can create a dilemma in the diagnosis and treatment as there are no pathognomonic symptoms or signs to distinguish both diseases.

    Authors: Ahmed Alzaraa and Neha Dalal
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:29
  16. Antecedent trauma has been implicated in the causation of soft tissue tumors. Several criteria have been established to define a cause-and-effect relationship. We postulate possible mechanisms in the genesis o...

    Authors: Sarit Cohen, Dean Ad-El, Ofer Benjaminov and Haim Gutman
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:28
  17. Black women appear to have worse outcome after diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. It is still unclear if this is because Black race is more often associated with known negative prognostic indicators or ...

    Authors: Steve H Kim, Jeanne Ferrante, Bok Ran Won and Meera Hameed
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:26
  18. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) represent the majority of primary non-epithelial neoplasms of the digestive tract, most frequently expressing the KIT protein detected by the immunohistochemical stainin...

    Authors: Christian Franzini, Luciano Alessandri, Irene Piscioli, Salvatore Donato, Rosario Faraci, Luca Morelli, Franca Del Nonno and Stefano Licci
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:25
  19. Parathyroid adenoma is the most common cause of primary hyperparathyroidism. Preoperative serum calcium and intact-parathyroid hormone levels are the most useful diagnostic parameters that allow differentiatin...

    Authors: Angela Gurrado, Andrea Marzullo, Germana Lissidini, Agostino Lippolis, Domenico Rubini, Gaetano Lastilla and Mario Testini
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:24
  20. Adenocarcinoma of the vermiform appendix is a rare neoplasm of the gastrointestinal tract. Presentation mimics acute appendicitis, but right iliac fossa mass and intestinal obstruction have also been reported....

    Authors: Kamran Ahmed, Robiol Hoque, Sherif El-Tawil, Mohammad S Khan and Mark L George
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:23
  21. A response to Chalidis et al: Carpal tunnel syndrome due to an atypical deep soft tissue leiomyoma: The risk of misdiagnosis and mismanagement. World J Surg Oncol 2007, 5:92.

    Authors: Giuseppe Granata, Carlo Martinoli, Costanza Pazzaglia, Pietro Caliandro, Luca Padua and Diana Ferraro
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:22
  22. Germ line mutations in mismatch repair genes underlie Lynch syndrome and predispose carriers for colorectal carcinoma and malignancies in many other organ systems.

    Authors: Frederik J Hes
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:21
  23. The Krukenberg tumor represents ovarian metastases associated with gastric cancer or other gastrointestinal malignancies. Histology shows typical mucus-production and numerous signet-ring cells. Occasionally K...

    Authors: Matthias Hornung, Peter Vogel, Thomas Schubert, Hans-Jürgen Schlitt and Ulrich Bolder
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:19
  24. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a human epithelial tumour with high prevalence amongst Chinese in Southern China and South East Asia and is associated with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). The viral genome harb...

    Authors: Hui Shien See, Yoke Yeow Yap, Wai Kien Yip and Heng Fong Seow
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:18
  25. Desmoid tumours or fibromatoses are rare entities characterized by the benign proliferation of fibroblasts, which can be life-threatening due to their locally aggressive properties. Surgery is widely accepted ...

    Authors: Keita Tanaka, Reigetsu Yoshikawa, Hidenori Yanagi, Makoto Gega, Yoshinori Fujiwara, Tomoko Hashimoto-Tamaoki, Syozo Hirota, Tohru Tsujimura and Naohiro Tomita
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:17
  26. Extrapleural solitary fibrous tumors are very rare and occasionally they appear in extraserosal soft tissues or parenchymatous organs. In such cases the right preoperative diagnosis is often difficult and chal...

    Authors: Francesca Rovera, Giovanna Imbriglio, Giorgio Limonta, Marina Marelli, Stefano La Rosa, Fausto Sessa, Gianlorenzo Dionigi, Luigi Boni and Renzo Dionigi
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:16
  27. Goblet cell carcinoids appear less frequently in the appendix than do other carcinoids. In the presented work a case with a goblet cell carcinoid of the appendix is described.

    Authors: Maya V Gulubova, Yovcho Yovchev, Tatyana Vlaykova, Philip Hadjipetkov, Diana K Prangova and Angel Popharitov
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:15
  28. Secondary involvement of the thyroid gland by malignant metastases is uncommon. Acute respiratory crisis due to infiltration of the upper airways is a recognised complication of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma or...

    Authors: Mario Testini, Germana Lissidini, Angela Gurrado, Gaetano Lastilla, Amato Stabile Ianora and Raffaele Fiorella
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:14
  29. Over the course of the past 40 years, there have been a significant number of changes in the way in which lymphomatous disease is diagnosed and managed. With the advent of computed tomography, there is little ...

    Authors: Gareth Morris-Stiff, Peipei Cheang, Steve Key, Anju Verghese and Timothy J Havard
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:13
  30. Adenocarcinoma of the small bowel is a relatively rare malignancy as compared to the other malignancies of the gastrointestinal tract. Nonspecific presentation and infrequent occurrence often leads to a delay ...

    Authors: Kongkrit Chaiyasate, Akhilesh K Jain, Laurence Y Cheung, Michael J Jacobs and Vijay K Mittal
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:12
  31. Soft tissue tumors of the feet are uncommon and there have been very few reports of large series in the literature. These tumors continue to present the clinician with one of the most difficult problems in med...

    Authors: Theodoros B Grivas, Olga D Savvidou, Spyridon A Psarakis, Georgia Liapi, George Triantafyllopoulos, Ioannis Kovanis, Panagiotis Alexandropoulos and Vasiliki Katsiva
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:11
  32. Pancreaticoduodenectomy is the procedure of choice for tumors of the head of the pancreas and periampulla. Despite advances in surgical technique and postoperative care, the procedure continues to carry a high...

    Authors: Michael G Wayne, Irving A Jorge and Avram M Cooperman
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:9
  33. Malignant esophageal stenosis with complete obstruction and esophagorespiratory fistula (ERF) is difficult to treat with standard endoscopic techniques.

    Authors: Alexander Rehders, Kenko Cupisti, Marcus Schmitt, Marc A Renter, Patrick Kröpil, Özcan Iskender and Wolfram T Knoefel
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:8
  34. Echinococcosis is still a serious problem particularly in endemic areas such as South and Central America, Mediterranean countries, and Russia. Furthermore, hydatid cysts of the lung are often indistinguishabl...

    Authors: Yavuz Kurt, İlker Sücüllü, Ali İlker Filiz, Muammer Urhan and Mehmet Levhi Akın
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:7
  35. The reported case illustrates an instance of colonic adenocarcinoma presenting as an isolated tumour 3 1/2 years after open surgery. The presentation was in some respects unique as it was complicated by an inc...

    Authors: Aninda Chandra, Lester Lee, Fahad Hossain and Harnaik Johal
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:5
  36. An extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma is a rare condition. It has similar histological features to pulmonary small cell carcinoma and is equally aggressive.

    Authors: Anna M O'Kane, Mark E O'Donnell, Rajeev Shah, Declan P Carey and Jack Lee
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:4
  37. To determine the surgical and oncologic outcomes in patients who underwent retroperitoneoscopic nephroureterectomy (RNU) in comparison to standard open nephroureterectomy (ONU) for upper urinary tract transiti...

    Authors: Tawatchai Taweemonkongsap, Chaiyong Nualyong, Teerapon Amornvesukit, Sunai Leewansangtong, Sittiporn Srinualnad, Bansithi Chaiyaprasithi, Phichaya Sujijantararat, Anupan Tantiwong and Suchai Soontrapa
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:3
  38. Surgery followed by radiotherapy is the standard of care for resectable locally advanced oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). We report the treatment outcomes of patients with T3-T4 SCC of the oral cavit...

    Authors: Ilana Doweck, K Thomas Robbins, Sandeep Samant and Francisco Vieira
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:2
  39. The use of diagnostic 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) imaging for the staging, restaging, and treatment monitoring of melanoma patients has become a well...

    Authors: Stephen P Povoski, Nathan C Hall, Edward W Martin Jr and Michael J Walker
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2008 6:1
  40. Gynecological surgery, as radical hysterectomy or pelvic and aortic lymphadenectomy, accounts for more than 50% of iatrogenic injuries. In premenopausal women, an hysterectomy with ovarian sparing and concomit...

    Authors: Maria Pastore, Natalina Manci, Claudia Marchetti, Francesca Esposito, Marialetizia Iuliano, Lucia Manganaro and Pierluigi Benedetti Panici
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:146
  41. Pancreatectomy has a high morbidity but remains the only chance of cure for pancreatic cancer. Its efficacy for non-pancreatic malignancies is less clear. We reviewed our experience with pancreatectomy for non...

    Authors: Kimberly A Varker, Peter Muscarella, Kristian Wall, Christopher Ellison and Mark Bloomston
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:145
  42. Despite the apparent low incidence of cancer metastatic to the thyroid, autopsy and clinical series suggest it is more common than generally. Although lung, renal, and breast cancer are probably the most commo...

    Authors: Hung-Hua Liang, Chih-Hsiung Wu, Ka-Wai Tam, Chiah-Yang Chai, Sey-En Lin and Soul-Chin Chen
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:144
  43. 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) has become an established method for detecting hypermetabolic sites of known and occult disease and is widely used in onc...

    Authors: Nathan C Hall, Stephen P Povoski, Douglas A Murrey, Michael V Knopp and Edward W Martin Jr
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:143
  44. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor is a rare soft tissue sarcoma of ectomesenchymal origin. It is the malignant counterpart of benign soft tissue tumors like neurofibromas and schwannomas and may often fo...

    Authors: Kajal Kiran Dhingra, Shramana Mandal, Somak Roy and Nita Khurana
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:142
  45. Lymphatic vessels are major routes for metastasis in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), but lymphatic endothelial cells (LECs) are difficult to recognize in tumor histological sections. D2-40 stain...

    Authors: Adhemar Longatto Filho, Tiago Gil Oliveira, Céline Pinheiro, Marcos Brasilino de Carvalho, Otávio Alberto Curioni, Ana Maria da Cunha Mercante, Fernando C Schmitt and Gilka JF Gattás
    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2007 5:140

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