Surgical approach to solid pseudopapillary neoplasms of the proximal pancreas: minimally invasive vs. open
Solid pseudopapillary neoplasms (SPN) of the pancreas are rare pancreatic neoplasms where complete resection is the cornerstone in management. It has been demonstrated in previous studies that minimally invasi... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - September 12, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Emmanuel II Uy Hao, Seoung Yoon Rho, Ho Kyoung Hwang, Jae Uk Chung, Woo Jung Lee, Dong Sup Yoon and Chang Moo Kang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparison of intracorporeal and extracorporeal urinary diversions after laparoscopic radical cystectomy in females with bladder cancer
To compare the peri-operative outcomes of females undergoing laparoscopic intracorporeal urinary diversions (ICUD) and extracorporeal urinary diversions (ECUD) after laparoscopic radical cystectomies (LRC). (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - September 12, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Liyuan Wu, Feiya Yang, Liming Song, Zejun Xiao, Sujun Han, Song Wu, Sai Liu, Qingbao He and Nianzeng Xing Tags: Research Source Type: research

The role of three-dimensional reconstruction in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for complex renal tumors
To evaluate the role of three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction technique in renal function protection and ipsilateral parenchymal mass preserved after laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) in patients with com... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - September 11, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jipeng Wang, Youyi Lu, Gang Wu, Tianqi Wang, Yongqiang Wang, Hongwei Zhao, Zhongbao Zhou and Jitao Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Combination of electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy-guided biopsy with a novel staining for peripheral pulmonary lesions
The diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary lesions (PPLs) is a challenging task for pulmonologists, especially for small PPLs. Conventional localization of these small PPLs, which are> 1 cm away from the visceral ... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - September 10, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Kai Qian, Yi Deng, Cheng Shen, Yong-Geng Feng, Bo Deng and Qun-You Tan Tags: Research Source Type: research

How does lesion size affect the pooled effect of traction-assisted endoscopic submucosal dissection on procedure time? A meta-regression
The purpose of this letter was to explore how lesion size affects the pooled effect of traction-assisted endoscopic submucosal dissection on procedure time. Our meta-regression showed that lesion size negative... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - September 10, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Sheng-Wei Cheng, Chun-Chao Chang, Ying-Fong Su and Yi-No Kang Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Laparoscopic liver resection for non-colorectal non-neuroendocrine metastases: perioperative and oncologic outcomes
Liver resection is a treatment of choice for colorectal and neuroendocrine liver metastases, and laparoscopy is an accepted approach for surgical treatment of these patients. The role of liver resection for pa... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - September 4, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Davit L. Aghayan, Piotr Kalinowski, Airazat M. Kazaryan, Åsmund Avdem Fretland, Mushegh A. Sahakyan, Bård I. Røsok, Egidijus Pelanis, Bjørn Atle Bjørnbeth and Bjørn Edwin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Survival and prognostic factors in conventional G1 chondrosarcoma
Chondrosarcoma is the second most frequent malignant bone tumor. Grade I chondrosarcoma (syn.: atypical cartilaginous tumor) is classified as an intermediately and locally aggressive neoplasm and typically is ... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - September 3, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Julian Fromm, Alexander Klein, Andrea Baur-Melnyk, Thomas Kn ösel, Lars Lindner, Christof Birkenmaier, Falk Roeder, Volkmar Jansson and Hans Roland Dürr Tags: Research Source Type: research

AV loop free flap: an interdisciplinary approach for perineal and sacral defect reconstruction after radical oncological exenteration and radiation in a colorectal cancer patient
The free flap transfer of a latissimus dorsi flap (LDF) for the closure of sacral wound defects after pelvic exenteration and radiation therapy offers a successful tool of the plastic surgeon. This case report... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - September 2, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jan Matschke, Rafael Armbruster, Christian Reeps, J ürgen Weitz and Adrian Dragu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Prognostic impact of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in gliomas: a systematic review and meta-analysis
In some malignant tumors, a high neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is connected with unfavorable prognosis. Nevertheless, the prognostic value of the NLR in gliomas remains disputed. The clinical significan... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 31, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yu-ying Lei, Yi-tong Li, Qi-lu Hu, Juan Wang and Ai-xia Sui Tags: Review Source Type: research

Impact of physical activity and diet on colorectal cancer survivors ’ quality of life: a systematic review
Post-treatment management is essential for improving the health and quality of life of colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors. The number of cancer survivors is continually increasing, which is causing a correspond... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 31, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Ameera Balhareth, Mohammed Yousef Aldossary and Deborah McNamara Tags: Review Source Type: research

Hatched “egg” of thymoma with sarcoidosis
We report a case of an eggshell calcified thymoma that “hatched” after 4 years of follow-up. Pathologically, it revealed that sarcoid... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 28, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tai Hato, Masatoshi Yamaguchi, Ato Sugiyama, Kohei Aoki, Yoshiaki Inoue, Hiroki Fukuda, Masatoshi Gika, Morihiro Higashi and Mitsuo Nakayama Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Thoracic psammomatous meningioma with osseous metaplasia: a controversial diagnosis of a case report and literature review
Spinal psammomatous meningioma with calcification is commonly observed, but distinctive osseous differentiation rarely occurs. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 24, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Chao Wang, Yunqing Chen, Lu Zhang, Xuexiao Ma, Bohua Chen and Shuzhong Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A rare case of rectal cancer with perianal metastasis: a case report
Cancer metastasis from colon cancer to an anal fistula is very rare. We herein reported a rare case in which local excision was performed for metastatic anal fistula cancer originating from rectal cancer. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 20, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Takuto Ikeda, Atsushi Nanashima, Akiko Ichihara, Eiji Kitamura, Kenzo Nagatomo and Hiroyuki Tanaka Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Perioperative chemotherapy versus neoadjuvant chemoradiation for patients with adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus in Austria: a retrospective analysis
The aim of this study was to compare the outcome of patients with adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus (AEG type I) treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation or perioperative chemotherapy. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 19, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Oliver O. Koch, Michael Weitzendorfer, Martin Varga, Andreas Tschoner, Richard Partl, Alexander Perathoner, Philipp Gehwolf, Karin S. Kapp, Reinhold F ügger, Dietmar Öfner and Klaus Emmanuel Tags: Research Source Type: research

An extremely rare primary sarcoma of the lung with peritoneal and small bowel metastases: a case report
We describe a case of a patient diagnosed with pri... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 19, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Sanja Ple ština, Nikša Librenjak, Ante Marušić, Lovorka Batelja Vuletić, Zoran Janevski and Marko Jakopović Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Unusual synchronous double primary treatment-na ïve lung adenocarcinoma harboring T790M and L858R mutations in early-stage lung cancer
Concurrent mutations of synchronous multiple primary non-small cell lung cancer (SMPNSCLC) is rare, and only a few cases have been reported. Herein, we present a case of early-stage SMPNSCLC with T790M and L85... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 19, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Ching-Fu Weng, Po-Ju Chen, Ailun Heather Tseng, Shih-Hung Huang and Henry Hsin-Chung Lee Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Laparoscopic gastrectomy with and without prophylactic drains in gastric cancer: a propensity score-matched analysis
The number of patients who are undergoing laparoscopic gastrectomy for treating gastric cancer is increasing. Although prophylactic drains have been widely employed following the procedure, there are few studi... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 16, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Norihiro Shimoike, Shin Akagawa, Daisuke Yagi, Masazumi Sakaguchi, Yukinari Tokoro, Eiichiro Nakao, Takuya Tamura, Yusuke Fujii, Yuki Mochida, Yoshihisa Umemoto, Hidero Yoshimoto and Seiichiro Kanaya Tags: Research Source Type: research

Efficacy and safety of preoperative 5-fluorouracil, cisplatin, and mitomycin C in combination with radiotherapy in patients with resectable and borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: a long-term follow-up study
We aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 5-fluorouracil-based neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (NACRT) in patients with resectable/borderline resectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 16, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yutaka Endo, Minoru Kitago, Koichi Aiura, Masahiro Shinoda, Hiroshi Yagi, Yuta Abe, Go Oshima, Shutaro Hori, Yutaka Nakano, Osamu Itano, Junichi Fukada, Yohei Masugi and Yuko Kitagawa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Role and limitation of neoadjuvant hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy in advanced hepatocelluar carcinoma patients with Child-Pugh class A
In this study, we evaluated the role and limitation of neoadjuvant hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy (HAIC) in advanced... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 15, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Beom-Hui Lee, Dong-Shik Lee, Chan Woo Cho and Sung-Su Yun Tags: Research Source Type: research

Curative efficacy of low frequency electrical stimulation in preventing urinary retention after cervical cancer operation
To evaluate the clinical significance of low-frequency electrical stimulation in preventing urinary retention after radical hysterectomy. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 13, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Huan Li, Can-Kun Zhou, Jing Song, Wei-Ying Zhang, Su-Mei Wang, Yi-Ling Gu, Kang Wang, Zhe Ma, Yan Hu, Ai-Min Xiao, Jian-Liu Wang and Rui-Fang Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of the intermittent Pringle maneuver on liver damage after hepatectomy: a retrospective cohort study
This study analyzes the effects of the intermittent Pringle maneuver (IPM) on the surgic... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 13, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Xiaolin Wei, Wenjing Zheng, Zhiqing Yang, Hui Liu, Tengqian Tang, Xiaowu Li and Xiangde Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

High-Mobility Group Box 1 expression predicts survival of patients after resection of adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of Vater
Expression of High-Mobility Group Box 1 (HMGB1), a multifunctional protein involved in DNA function as well as cell proliferation, inflammation, and the immune response, has been reported to be prognostic in s... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Takashi Murakami, Ryusei Matsuyama, Michio Ueda, Yasuhisa Mochizuki, Yuki Homma, Kunio Kameda, Keiichi Yazawa, Yusuke Izumisawa, Tadao Fukushima, Nobuyuki Kamimukai, Kenichi Yoshida, Noriyuki Kamiya, Robert M. Hoffman and Itaru Endo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Is there a need for neoadjuvant short-course radiotherapy in T3 rectal cancer with positive lymph node involvement? A single-center retrospective cohort study
Neoadjuvant short-course radiotherapy is used to reduce local recurrences in stage III rectal cancer. Radiotherapy is not harmless, and meticulous total mesorectal excision surgery alone has been reported to r... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Minna R äsänen, Laura Renkonen-Sinisalo, Harri Mustonen and Anna Lepistö Tags: Research Source Type: research

P.R.O.P.S. — A novel Pre-Operative Predictive Score for unresectability in patients with colorectal peritoneal metastases being considered for cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)
Twenty to thirty percent of planned cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS and HIPEC) procedures are abandoned intra-operatively. Pre-operative factors associated with unresec... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Zachary Zihui Yong, Grace Hwei Ching Tan, Nicholas Shannon, Claramae Chia and Melissa Ching Ching Teo Tags: Research Source Type: research

AJCC 7th edition staging classification is more applicable than AJCC 8th edition staging classification for invasive IPMN
Both the 7th and 8th editions of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging systems have been introduced for pancreatic adenocarcinoma. However, the applicability of these classifications for invasi... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Zhiyao Fan, He Cheng, Kaizhou Jin, Yitao Gong, Qiuyi Huang, Jin Xu, Quanxing Ni, Xianjun Yu, Chen Liu and Guopei Luo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Treatment response and preliminary efficacy of hepatic tumour laser ablation under the guidance of percutaneous and endoscopic ultrasonography
Studies focusing on the treatment effectiveness of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)-guided laser ablation (LA) for hepatic tumours or the technical differences from percutaneous ultrasonography (US)-guided LA ... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Weilu Chai, Qiyu Zhao, Huiming Song, Chao Cheng, Guo Tian and Tian ’an Jiang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Needle tract seeding following endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration for pancreatic cancer: a report of two cases
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) is a useful tool in pancreatic cancer diagnosis. However, the procedure itself may cause peritoneal dissemination and needle tract seeding at the p... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Toshiki Matsui, Kenichiro Nishikawa, Hiroki Yukimoto, Koji Katsuta, Yoshihumi Nakamura, Shota Tanaka, Michiaki Oiwa, Hiroki Nakahashi, Yuta Shomi, Yuji Haruki, Kentaro Taniguchi, Makoto Shimomura and Shuji Isaji Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Should internal mammary lymph node sentinel biopsy be performed in breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Results from studies of internal mammary lymph node sentinel biopsy are inconsistent. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jing Gong, Yongfu Yu, Gaosong Wu, Congyao Lin and Xin Tu Tags: Review Source Type: research

Validity of additional surgical resection by comparing the operative risk with the stratified lymph node metastatic risk in patients with early gastric cancer after endoscopic submucosal dissection
Treatment guidelines for early gastric cancer (EGC) recommend additional gastrectomy for lesions which do not achieve curative resection after ESD, due to the potential risk of lymph node metastasis (LNM). How... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hidenori Akaike, Yoshihiko Kawaguchi, Kensuke Shiraishi, Hiroki Shimizu, Shinji Furuya, Naohiro Hosomura, Hidetake Amemiya, Hiromichi Kawaida, Makoto Sudoh, Shingo Inoue, Hiroshi Kohno and Daisuke Ichikawa Tags: Research Source Type: research

An anatomic anal sphincter-saving procedure for rectal cancers located at anorectal junction
This study aims to present the feasibility of the open approach of hemilevator excision (HLE) as a promising alternative of the laparoscopic and/or robotic ones for the treatment of low rectal cancer extending... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 2, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Theodoros Mariolis-Sapsakos, Giannos Psathas, Taxiarchis Konstantinos Nikolouzakis, Konstantinos Laschos, Charikleia Triantopoulou, Gerasimos Bonatsos and John Tsiaoussis Tags: Technical innovations Source Type: research

Prognostic role of pretreatment thrombocytosis on survival in patients with cervical cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
This meta-analysis summarized the prognostic role of an elevated platelet count before treatment on survival outcomes in patients with cervical cancer. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 2, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Weijuan Cao, Xiaomin Yao, Danwei Cen, Yajun Zhi, Ningwei Zhu and Liyong Xu Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact of histological type on the accuracy of preoperative N staging in patients with gastric cancer
The low accuracy of preoperative diagnosis of lymph node metastasis in gastric cancer (GC) complicates decisions on patient indication for neoadjuvant chemotherapy. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Atsushi Yamamoto, Yoshihiko Kawaguchi, Kensuke Shiraishi, Hidenori Akaike, Hiroki Shimizu, Shinji Furuya, Naohiro Hosomura, Hidetake Amemiya, Hiromichi Kawaida, Makoto Sudo, Hiroshi Kono and Daisuke Ichikawa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparison of seventh and eighth edition of AJCC staging system in melanomas at locoregional stage
The eighth edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging system has been effective since January 2018. It has introduced some major changes in the localized/locoregional melanoma classificat... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 25, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Pawel Teterycz, Iwona Ługowska, Hanna Koseła-Paterczyk and Piotr Rutkowski Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical silence of pulmonary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma with subcutaneous metastasis: a case report
Dissemination of lung cancer to cutaneous sites usually results in a poor prognosis. Pulmonary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma (PLELC) is a rare tumor, and no therapeutic strategy for it has yet been establis... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 24, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Takafumi Shima, Kohei Taniguchi, Yasutsugu Kobayashi, Shotaro Kakimoto, Nagahisa Fujio and Kazuhisa Uchiyama Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Screening and systematic follow-up for cardiopulmonary comorbidity in elective surgery for colorectal cancer: a randomised feasibility study
One third of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) have comorbidity, which impairs their postoperative outcomes. Scoring systems may predict mortality, but there is limited evidence of effective interventions ... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 22, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hans B. Rahr, Susanna Streym, Charlotte G. Kryh-Jensen, Helene T. Hougaard, Anne S. Knudsen, Steffen H. Kristensen and Ejler Ejlersen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Repeat liver resection for pure large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the gallbladder: a favorable outcome
The pure large cell type is a rare variant of primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the gallbladder. Few reports have mentioned extended survival. Although a multimodal treatment has been described in the treatm... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 20, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Ahmad Abutaka, Moamena El-Matbouly, Irfan Helmy, Walid Elmoghazy, Ibnouf Sulieman, Mohamed Ben Gashir, Madiha Soofi, Hatem Khalaf and Ahmed Elaffandi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Is hepatic artery coil embolization useful in distal pancreatectomy with en bloc celiac axis resection for locally advanced pancreatic cancer?
The exact contribution of preoperative coil embolization in distal pancreatectomy with en bloc celiac axis resection (DP-CAR) for the prevention of ischemic liver complication is not fully elucidated. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 17, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Atsuhiko Ueda, Nozomu Sakai, Hideyuki Yoshitomi, Katsunori Furukawa, Tsukasa Takayashiki, Satoshi Kuboki, Shigetsugu Takano, Daisuke Suzuki, Shingo Kagawa, Takashi Mishima, Eri Nakadai, Masaru Miyazaki and Masayuki Ohtsuka Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk factors for febrile neutropenia and effectiveness of primary prophylaxis with pegfilgrastim in patients with esophageal cancer treated with docetaxel, cisplatin, and 5-fluorouracil
The docetaxel, 5-fluorouracil, and cisplatin (DCF) regimen is an effective form of chemotherapy for advanced esophageal cancer. However, the incidence of adverse events such as febrile neutropenia and hematolo... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 17, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yu Ohkura, Masaki Ueno and Harushi Udagawa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Surgery for gastrointestinal metastases of malignant melanoma — a retrospective exploratory study
Cutaneous melanoma has a rapidly increasing incidence in Sweden, and it has more than doubled in the last two decades. In recent years, new systemic treatments for patients with metastatic disease have increas... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 12, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Carl Jacob Holmberg, Gulan Alwan, Lars Ny, Roger Olofsson Bagge and Dimitrios Katsarelias Tags: Research Source Type: research

Rare breast and subcutaneous metastases from pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor: a case report
Neuroendocrine tumors are a group of rare neoplasms, and the pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) represent only 1 –2% of all pancreatic malignant tumors. The most common sites of these tumors include the g... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 11, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dorotea Bosco, Salvatore Perrotti, Corrado Spatola, Giada Maria Vecchio, Rosalia Latino and Antonio Di Cataldo Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Prognostic significance of Human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 expression in patients with resectable gastric adenocarcinoma
The purpose of this study was to investigate the correlation between human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) overexpression and clinicopathologic factors and overall survival rate in patients who under... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 11, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hyeongbin Kim, SangHyuk Seo, KwangHee Kim, Yo-Han Park, MinSung An, HyungJoo Baik, ChangSoo Choi and SangHoon Oh Tags: Research Source Type: research

Retraction Note: Diagnostic and prognostic value of plasma microRNA-195 in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
This article [1] is retracted at the request of Editor-in-Chief due to overlap with articles [2 –5]. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 10, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Keli Su, Tingcui Zhang, Yongrui Wang and Guijun Hao Tags: Retraction Note Source Type: research

Bacterial colonization of seromas after breast cancer surgery with and without local steroid prophylaxis
Seroma formation is a frequent postoperative sequela after mastectomy for primary breast cancer. We investigated the role of bacterial colonization of seroma fluid with three different culture methods and the ... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 10, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Christen Kirk Axelsson, Gro Maria Qvamme, Mette Okholm, Charlotte Lanng, Magnus Arpi, Minea Bruusgaard Mortensen, Birgitte Wegeberg and Pal Bela Szecsi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Intrapancreatic accessory spleen false positive to 68Ga-Dotatoc: case report and literature review
Intrapancreatic accessory spleen (IPAS) is an uncommon finding of pancreatic mass. Differential diagnosis with pancreatic tumor, especially with non-functional neuroendocrine tumor (NF-NET), may be very hard a... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Francesco Lancellotti, Luca Sacco, Saverio Cerasari, Vittoria Bellato, Simone Cicconi, Antonio Ciardi, Edoardo Maria Muttillo, Tiziana Feola, Roberto Caronna and Piero Chirletti Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A prospective, randomised double-blind study on the anaesthetic effect of dexmedetomidine hydrochloride in brainstem tumour surgery
Brainstem tumour surgery is difficult, and accidents can easily occur. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Sheng-Xiang Wu and Hua-Qin Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

A systematic review of the comparison of the incidence of seeding metastasis between endoscopic biliary drainage and percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage for resectable malignant biliary obstruction
Endoscopic biliary drainage (EBD) and percutaneous biliary drainage (PTBD) are the two main strategies of preoperative biliary drainage (PBD) for resectable malignant biliary obstruction (MBO) worldwide, but w... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Lei Wang, Nanping Lin, Fuli Xin, Qiao Ke, Yongyi Zeng and Jingfeng Liu Tags: Review Source Type: research

Short-term evaluation of immune levels and nutritional values of EN versus PN in gastric cancer: a systematic review and a meta-analysis
Postsurgical patients ’ oral feeding begins with clear fluids 1–3 days after surgery. This might not be sufficiently nutritious to boost the host immune system and provide sufficient energy in gastric neoplasti... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 3, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Fan Xin, Said Abdulrahman Salim Mzee, Godwin Botwe, Han He, Sun Zhiyu, Chen Gong, Said Twahir Said and Chen Jixing Tags: Review Source Type: research

Divergent immunohistochemical expression of CD21 and CD23 by follicular dendritic cells with increasing grade of follicular lymphoma
Ultrastructural and immunohistochemical differences have been described in FDCs of primary and secondary follicles, illustrating the highly compartmentalized structure of lymph follicles. Differences in FDC im... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 3, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Fisnik Kurshumliu, Fatlinda Sadiku-Zehri, Ardita Qerimi, Zana Vela, Fisnik Jashari, Samir Bytyci, Vlore Rashiti and Shemsedin Sadiku Tags: Research Source Type: research

A type of neoplasia deadlier than gastric adenocarcinoma? Report of a case of primary gastric squamous cell carcinoma
Primary gastric squamous cell carcinoma is an extremely rare malignancy with few case reports reported so far in the current medical literature. Its incidence varies between 0.04 and 0.07% of all gastric malig... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - June 29, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Michail G. Vailas, Athanasios Syllaios, Natasha Hasemaki, Maria Sotiropoulou, Eustratia Mpaili, Helen Sarlanis, Evangelos Felekouras and Alexandros Papalampros Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Comparison of retroperitoneal laparoscopic versus open adrenalectomy for large pheochromocytoma: a single-center retrospective study
It remains unclear whether retroperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy (RLA) is safe and effective for the treatment of large pheochromocytoma (PHEO). This retrospective study aimed to identify the advantages a... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - June 29, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Wei Zhu, Shaogang Wang, Guanghui Du, Hailang Liu, Jinjin Lu and Weimin Yang Tags: Research Source Type: research