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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28942235/the-pattern-of-lymph-node-metastases-in-microsatellite-unstable-gastric-cancer
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Karol Polom, Daniele Marrelli, Valeria Pascale, Francesco Ferrara, Costantino Voglino, Mario Marini, Franco Roviello
BACKGROUND: Microsatellite instability (MSI) is one of the new groups of molecular divisions of gastric cancer (GC). The aim of this study was to investigate the pattern of lymph node metastasis according to MSI status. METHODS: MSI analysis of 361 GC patients with information about lymph node stations was performed using 5 quasimonomorphic mononucleotide repeats. The metastasis rates for each lymphatic station was analyzed, combined with clinicopathologic characteristics...
September 14, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28943179/the-effectiveness-of-the-8th-american-joint-committee-on-cancer-tnm-classification-in-the-prognosis-evaluation-of-gastric-cancer-patients-a-comparative-study-between-the-7th-and-8th-editions
#2
Jun Lu, Chao-Hui Zheng, Long-Long Cao, Ping Li, Jian-Wei Xie, Jia-Bin Wang, Jian-Xian Lin, Qi-Yue Chen, Mi Lin, Chang-Ming Huang
BACKGROUND: The 8th edition of the AJCC TNM staging system for gastric cancer was released in 2016 and included major revisions, especially of stage III. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Data from 3281 patients with GC who underwent R0 resection between December 2006 and November 2014 were reviewed. Of them, 1579 patients with stage III according to the seventh edition were analyzed and the 7th and 8th TNM classifications were compared. RESULTS: The most important tumor stages change observed in stage III GC...
September 13, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28942234/second-generation-of-familial-nonmedullary-thyroid-carcinoma-a-meta-analysis-on-the-clinicopathologic-features-and-prognosis
#3
REVIEW
Yi-Mei Zhou, Han Luo, Ju-Xiang Gou, Wan-Jun Zhao, Wen-Yu Dai, Jingqiang Zhu, Zhi-Hui Li
Whether the second generation of parent/offspring type familial nonmedullary thyroid carcinoma (FNMTC) is more aggressive and has worse prognosis than their first generation counterpart is controversial. To evaluate the clinicopathologic features and prognosis of the second generation via a comparison between the two groups, We searched three databases (PubMed, EMBASE and the Cochrane library) to review studies published before November 25, 2016. All original studies comparing the clinicopathologic features and prognosis in the first generation of parent/offspring type FNMTC with its second generation counterpart were included...
September 12, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28928013/the-prognostic-relevance-of-parapyloric-lymph-node-metastasis-in-siewert-type-ii-iii-adenocarcinoma-of-the-esophagogastric-junction
#4
Jia-Bin Wang, Man-Qiang Lin, Ping Li, Jian-Wei Xie, Jian-Xian Lin, Jun Lu, Qi-Yue Chen, Long-Long Cao, Mi Lin, Chao-Hui Zheng, Chang-Ming Huang
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prognosis of patients with Siewert type II/III adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction (AEG) with parapyloric lymph node (No. 5 and 6 lymph nodes, PLN) metastasis and to determine the need for PLN dissection for patients with type II/III AEG. METHODS: A total of 1008 patients with type II/III AEG who underwent a transabdominal total gastrectomy were enrolled. The long-term surgical outcome of PLN-positive patients and the therapeutic value of PLN dissection were analyzed...
September 8, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28943177/the-association-between-performance-parameters-of-physical-fitness-and-postoperative-outcomes-in-patients-undergoing-colorectal-surgery-an-evaluation-of-care-data
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A F J M Heldens, B C Bongers, A F Lenssen, L P S Stassen, W F Buhre, N L U van Meeteren
BACKGROUND: Preoperative cardiorespiratory fitness, as measured by cardiopulmonary testing or estimated using the less sophisticated incremental shuttle walk test, timed up-and-go test or stair climb test is known to be associated with postoperative outcome. This study aimed to evaluate whether parameters of physical fitness are associated with postoperative outcome in patients with colorectal cancer scheduled for elective resection. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Perioperative data of patients who underwent colorectal resection at Maastricht University Medical Center were retrospectively analyzed...
September 7, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28942236/increased-incidence-of-bowel-cancer-after-non-surgical-treatment-of-appendicitis
#6
Malin Enblad, Helgi Birgisson, Anders Ekbom, Fredrik Sandin, Wilhelm Graf
BACKGROUND: There is an ongoing debate on the use of antibiotics instead of appendectomy for treating appendicitis but diagnostic difficulties and longstanding inflammation might lead to increased incidence of bowel cancer in these patients. The aim of this population-based study was to investigate the incidence of bowel cancer after non-surgical treatment of appendicitis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients diagnosed with appendicitis but lacking the surgical procedure code for appendix removal were retrieved from the Swedish National Inpatient Register 1987-2013...
September 7, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28935353/oncologic-significance-of-para-aortic-lymph-node-and-inferior-mesenteric-lymph-node-metastasis-in-sigmoid-and-rectal-adenocarcinoma
#7
Seung Hyung Lee, Jong Lyul Lee, Chan Wook Kim, Han Il Lee, Chang Sik Yu, Jin Cheon Kim
BACKGROUND: Recurrence patterns or survival in colorectal cancer patients might differ according to inferior mesenteric lymph node (IMLN) metastasis. However, few studies have compared para-aortic lymph node (PALN) metastasis and IMLN metastasis. The aim of the current study is to identify survival and recurrence patterns in patients with sigmoid colon and rectal adenocarcinoma with either PALN or IMLN metastasis and to evaluate the prognostic significance of PALN and IMLN metastasis...
September 7, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28928012/frequency-and-prognostic-significance-of-incidental-prostate-cancer-at-radical-cystectomy-results-from-an-international-retrospective-study
#8
Rieken Malte, Luis A Kluth, Dharam Kaushik, Stephen A Boorjian, Mohammad Abufaraj, Beat Foerster, Michael Rink, Kilian Gust, Florian Roghmann, Joachim Noldus, Dimitri Vordos, Masayuki Hagiwara, Eiji Kikuchi, Masaomi Ikeda, Kazumasa Matsumoto, Pierre I Karakiewicz, Morgan Rouprêt, Alberto Briganti, Douglas S Scherr, Shahrokh F Shariat, Veronika Seebacher
OBJECTIVES: To analyze the frequency of incidental prostate cancer (PC) at radical cystoprostatectomy (RC) for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB) and its association with survival outcomes in an international cohort. PATIENTS AND METHODS: In this retrospective study, we included 2114 who underwent RC and lymphadenectomy for UCB between 1976 and 2012 male patients from seven institutions. Univariable and multivariable Cox regression models addressed the association of incidental PC with cancer-specific mortality and overall mortality after RC...
September 7, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28928011/perioperative-therapies-enhancing-the-impact-of-cancer-surgery-with-repurposed-drugs
#9
EDITORIAL
Pan Pantziarka, Gauthier Bouche, Richard Sullivan, André M Ilbawi, Anna J Dare, Lydie Meheus
Surgical resection remains the major modality for modern curative treatment for solid tumours. However, post-surgical recurrence, even following clear-margin resection and adjuvant treatment, remains common in many types of cancer. Reducing recurrence rates, therefore, offers the potential to increase cure rates and increase overall survival. Perioperative therapies, simple interventions during the perioperative period, are designed to address some of the factors which influence post-surgical recurrence. A range of perioperative therapies are introduced and the rationale for further clinical investigation outlined...
September 7, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28927778/introducing-nerve-sparing-approach-during-minimally-invasive-radical-hysterectomy-for-locally-advanced-cervical-cancer-a-multi-institutional-experience
#10
Francesco Raspagliesi, Giorgio Bogani, Arsenio Spinillo, Antonino Ditto, Stefano Bogliolo, Jvan Casarin, Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore, Fabio Martinelli, Mauro Signorelli, Barbara Gardella, Valentina Chiappa, Cono Scaffa, Simone Ferrero, Antonella Cromi, Domenica Lorusso, Fabio Ghezzi
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of nerve-sparing (NS) approach on outcomes of patients undergoing minimally invasive radical hysterectomy (MRH) for locally advanced stage cervical cancer (LACC). METHODS: Data of consecutive patients undergoing minimally invasive surgery for LACC were retrospectively retrieved in a multi-institutional setting from 2009 to 2016. All patients included had minimally invasive class III radical hysterectomy (MRH or NS-MRH). Propensity matching algorithm was used to decrease possible allocation bias when comparing outcomes between groups...
September 7, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28917445/margin-width-and-local-recurrence-after-breast-conserving-surgery-for-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ
#11
Gregory E Ekatah, Arran K Turnbull, Laura M Arthur, Jeremy Thomas, Christine Dodds, J Michael Dixon
INTRODUCTION: Ductal Carcinoma in situ (DCIS) represents 5% of symptomatic and 20-30% of screen detected cancers. Breast conserving surgery (BCS) ± radiotherapy is performed in over 70% of women with DCIS. What constitutes an adequate margin for BCS remains unclear. METHODS: A single institution follow up study has been conducted of 466 patients with pure DCIS treated by BCS between 2000 and 2010 of whom 292 received whole breast radiotherapy and 167 did not...
September 4, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28888800/percutaneous-lung-ablation-of-pulmonary-recurrence-may-improve-survival-in-selected-patients-undergoing-cytoreductive-surgery-for-colorectal-cancer-with-peritoneal-carcinomatosis
#12
T A Bin Traiki, O M Fisher, S J Valle, R N Parikh, M A Kozman, D Glenn, M Power, W Liauw, N A Alzahrani, D L Morris
PURPOSE: To analyze the outcomes of patients developing pulmonary metastases (PM) following cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and perioperative intra-peritoneal chemotherapy (IPC) for colorectal cancer (CRC) with peritoneal carcinomatosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective analysis of patients undergoing CRS/IPC for CRC from 1996 to 2016 was performed. Lung-specific disease-free and patient overall survival was analyzed. Patients undergoing percutaneous lung ablative therapy (PLAT) for PM were compared to patients receiving systemic chemotherapy alone...
August 31, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28870426/prognostic-value-of-local-relapse-for-patients-with-endometrial-cancer
#13
Y Dabi, J Uzan, S Bendifallah, L Ouldamer, V Lavoué, G Canlorbe, E Raimond, C Coutant, O Graesslin, P Collinet, A Bricou, E Daraï, M Ballester, B Haddad, C Touboul
BACKGROUND: The objective of our study was to determine survival and prognostic factors associated with isolated local recurrence of endometrial cancer. METHODS: Data of 1229 patients with endometrial carcinoma treated between 2000 and 2012 were extracted from maintained databases of nine French University Hospitals as well as from the Senti-Endo trial. Patients with isolated central pelvic and vaginal recurrence were selected for further analysis. RESULTS: Two hundreds and twenty five patients recurred during the inclusion period, 20 with isolated central pelvic recurrence and 23 with vaginal recurrence...
August 31, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28919032/the-role-of-preoperative-axillary-ultrasound-and-fine-needle-aspiration-cytology-in-identifying-patients-with-extensive-axillary-lymph-node-involvement
#14
Robert Maráz, Tamás Zombori, Éva Ambrózay, Gábor Cserni
INTRODUCTION: In the recent past, both clinically node-positive and node-negative but sentinel node-positive patients underwent axillary lymph node dissection (ALND), although the two groups seem to have substantially different degree of nodal involvement. METHODS: Data on consecutive primary breast cancer patients with documented axillary ultrasound (AXUS) results who underwent ALND between January 2003 and December 2015 either because of AXUS-guided fine needle aspiration (A-FNAC) results or because of a positive sentinel lymph node were retrospectively analysed...
August 30, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28888797/will-molecular-target-agents-enable-the-multidisciplinary-treatment-in-stage-iv-gastric-cancer
#15
REVIEW
Kozo Kataoka, Angélique Deleersnijder, Florian Lordick
A detailed molecular characterization of gastric cancer has been revealed by global initiatives and a number of new molecular agents are under investigation. Currently only trastuzumab, a monoclonal antibody for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2), is clinically used for HER2 positive advanced gastric cancer patients and ramucirumab, a monoclonal antibody directed against the extracellular ligand-binding domain of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGFR)2, can be used in second line. However, despite the progress in gastric cancer treatment, the prognosis of stage IV gastric cancer patients remains dismal...
August 30, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28888801/curative-intent-treatment-of-recurrent-colorectal-liver-metastases-a-comparison-between-ablation-and-resection
#16
Aurélien Dupré, Robert P Jones, Rafael Diaz-Nieto, Stephen W Fenwick, Graeme J Poston, Hassan Z Malik
BACKGROUND: Liver-limited recurrence after resection of colorectal liver metastases is a frequent occurrence, and can in some cases be treated with curative intent. Although surgical re-resection remains standard of care, there is growing interest in the role of ablation in this setting. The aim of this study was to compare the outcomes after curative-intent ablation and resection in patients with recurrent colorectal liver metastases. METHODS: We retrospectively analysed data from 366 consecutive patients who underwent liver resection for colorectal liver metastases between June 2010 and August 2015...
August 26, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28919031/a-pilot-study-to-assess-near-infrared-laparoscopy-with-indocyanine-green-icg-for-intraoperative-sentinel-lymph-node-mapping-in-early-colon-cancer
#17
A C Currie, A Brigic, S Thomas-Gibson, N Suzuki, M Moorghen, J T Jenkins, O D Faiz, R H Kennedy
BACKGROUND: Previous attempts at sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping in colon cancer have been compromised by ineffective tracers and the inclusion of advanced disease. This study evaluated the feasibility of fluorescence detection of SLNs with indocyanine green (ICG) for lymphatic mapping in T1/T2 clinically staged colonic malignancy. METHODS: Consecutive patients with clinical T1/T2 stage colon cancer underwent endoscopic peritumoral submucosal injection of indocyanine green (ICG) for fluorescence detection of SLN using a near-infrared (NIR) camera...
August 23, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28916417/in-hospital-clinical-outcomes-after-upper-gastrointestinal-surgery-data-from-an-international-observational-study
#18
T Szakmany, J Ditai, M Kirov, D Protsenko, B Osinaike, A Venara, N Demartines, M Hubner, R M Pearse, J R Prowle
AIMS: Previous research suggests that patients undergoing upper gastrointestinal surgery are at high risk of poor postoperative outcomes. The aim of our study was to describe patient outcomes after elective upper gastrointestinal surgery at a global level. METHODS: Prospective analysis of data collected during an international seven-day cohort study of 474 hospitals in 27 countries. Patients undergoing elective upper gastrointestinal surgery were recruited. Outcome measures were in-hospital complications and mortality at 30-days...
August 18, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28916416/the-central-compartment-center-of-controversy-confusion-and-concern-in-management-of-differentiated-thyroid-cancer
#19
EDITORIAL
A R Shaha, C E Silver, P Angelos, I J Nixon, J P Rodrigo, A Sanabria, V Vander Poorten, M D Williams, A Rinaldo, A Ferlito
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August 12, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28943178/factors-associated-with-degree-of-tumour-response-to-neo-adjuvant-radiotherapy-in-rectal-cancer-and-subsequent-corresponding-outcomes
#20
K J Gash, O Baser, R P Kiran
BACKGROUND: Tumour response to neo-adjuvant radiotherapy for rectal cancer varies significantly between patients, as classified by Tumour Regression Grade (TRG 0-3), with 0 equating to pathological complete response (pCR) and 3 denoting minimal/no response. pCR is associated with significantly better local recurrence rates and survival, but is achieved in only 20-30% of patients. The literature contains limited data reporting factors predictive of tumour response and corresponding outcomes according to degree of regression...
August 10, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
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