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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29234894/amputation-neuroma-mimicking-lymph-node-metastasis-of-remnant-gastric-cancer-a-case-report
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Kenichiro Furukawa, Yutaka Tanizawa, Kimihide Kusafuka, Noriyuki Nishiwaki, Keiichi Fujiya, Hayato Omori, Sanae Kaji, Makoto Hikage, Rie Makuuchi, Tomoyuki Irino, Masanori Tokunaga, Etsuro Bando, Taiichi Kawamura, Masanori Terashima
BACKGROUND: Amputation neuromas (ANs) are reactive hyperplasia of nerve tissues that occur after a trauma or surgery involving the peripheral nerves. Only two previous reports of ANs occurring around the stomach and post gastrectomy have been reported. We report the case of a patient with AN near the remnant stomach who underwent distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer. CASE PRESENTATION: A 76-year-old man underwent distal gastrectomy, D1+ lymphadenectomy, and Billroth-I reconstruction for early gastric cancer in another hospital at 63 years of age...
December 12, 2017: Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29228128/evaluation-of-a-novel-infra-red-endoscopy-system-in-the-assessment-of-early-neoplasia-in-barretts-esophagus-pilot-study-from-a-single-center
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J Ortiz-Fernandez-Sordo, S Sami, R Mansilla-Vivar, V Subramanian, J Mannath, E Telakis, K Ragunath
Infrared endoscopy (IRE) has been shown to be useful in detecting submucosal (SM) invasion in early gastric cancer. Its role in the endoscopic assessment of Barrett's neoplasia has not been reported to date. We aimed in this study to evaluate the role of IRE in the detection and characterization of early neoplastic lesions within Barrett's esophagus (BE). The secondary aim was to explore its usefulness for the assessment of the presence of submucosal invasion in these early neoplastic Barrett's lesions. We included in the study patients with dysplastic BE who were referred to our institution for endoscopic therapy of a previously diagnosed early Barrett's neoplasia...
December 8, 2017: Diseases of the Esophagus: Official Journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29212444/multi-disciplinary-team-for-early-gastric-cancer-diagnosis-improves-the-detection-rate-of-early-gastric-cancer
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Lianjun Di, Huichao Wu, Rong Zhu, Youfeng Li, Xinglong Wu, Rui Xie, Hongping Li, Haibo Wang, Hua Zhang, Hong Xiao, Hui Chen, Hong Zhen, Kui Zhao, Xuefeng Yang, Ming Xie, Bigung Tuo
BACKGROUND: Gastric cancer is a frequent malignant tumor worldwide and its early detection is crucial for curing the disease and enhancing patients' survival rate. This study aimed to assess whether the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) can improve the detection rate of early gastric cancer (EGC). METHODS: The detection rate of EGC at the Digestive Endoscopy Center, Affiliated Hospital, Zunyi Medical College, China between September 2013 and September 2015 was analyzed...
December 6, 2017: BMC Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29204990/apoptosis-induction-of-colorectal-cancer-cells-htl-9-in-vitro-by-the-transformed-products-of-soybean-isoflavones-by-ganoderma-lucidum
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Mei-Lin Cui, Huan-Yi Yang, Guo-Qing He
Soybean isoflavones have been one of the potential preventive candidates for antitumor research in recent years. In this paper, we first studied the transformation of soybean isoflavones with the homogenized slurry of Ganoderma lucidum. The resultant transformed products (TSI) contained (703.21±4.35) mg/g of genistein, with transformed rates of 96.63% and 87.82% of daidzein and genistein, respectively, and TSI also could enrich the bioactive metabolites of G. lucidum. The antitumor effects of TSI on human colorectal cancer cell line HTL-9, human breast cancer cell line MCF-7, and human immortalized gastric epithelial cell line GES-1 were also studied...
2017: Journal of Zhejiang University. Science. B
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29202614/liquid-biopsies-in-gastrointestinal-malignancies-when-is-the-big-day
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Anthony Lopez, Kazuto Harada, Dilsa Mizrak Kaya, Xiaochuan Dong, Shumei Song, Jaffer A Ajani
Tumor tissue sample is currently the gold standard for diagnosing gastrointestinal cancers, but also for genomic/immune component analyses that can help in the selection of therapy. However, this approach of studying a 'representative' sample of the tumor does not address inherent heterogeneity. Liquid biopsies, mainly represented by circulating tumor cells, circulating tumor DNA, tumor exosomes, and microRNAs, have the potential to assess various biomarkers for early detection of cancer, carrying out genomic/immune profiling for not only selection of appropriate therapy but also to monitor effect of therapy...
December 4, 2017: Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29199749/non-invasive-detection-of-gastric-cancer-relevant-d-amino-acids-with-luminescent-dna-silver-nanoclusters
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Zhikun Zhang, Yang Liu, Peifeng Liu, Lu Yang, Xingyu Jiang, Dan Luo, Dayong Yang
Chirality plays essential roles in life systems such that l-amino acids (LAAs) are predominantly found as the building units of protein for organisms. The presence of the d-enantiomer (DAA) has been found to be specifically relevant to gastric cancer. We herein construct a luminescent DNA/silver nanocluster based biosensing system to achieve rapid and specific detection of DAAs. As a proof of application, we detected DAAs in saliva samples from patients with gastric cancer, and the test results exhibited excellent specificity...
December 4, 2017: Nanoscale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29181681/a-novel-preoperative-skeletal-muscle-measure-as-a-predictor-of-postoperative-complications-long-term-survival-and-tumor-recurrence-for-patients-with-gastric-cancer-after-radical-gastrectomy
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Jun Lu, Zhi-Fang Zheng, Ping Li, Jian-Wei Xie, Jia-Bin Wang, Jian-Xian Lin, Qi-Yue Chen, Long-Long Cao, Mi Lin, Ru-Hong Tu, Chao-Hui Zheng, Chang-Ming Huang
BACKGROUND: Increasing numbers of studies have shown that skeletal muscle measures are closely associated with tumors. This study explored the relationship between skeletal muscle measures and short- and long-term outcomes after radical gastrectomy (RG) for gastric cancer (GC). METHODS: The study analyzed 221 GC patients who underwent RG between December 2009 and December 2010. The total psoas area (TPA) and psoas density [Hounsfield unit average calculation (HUAC)] were measured...
November 27, 2017: Annals of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29179204/clinical-significance-of-myeloid-zinc-finger-1-expression-in-the-progression-of-gastric-tumourigenesis
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Guo-Qiang Li, Qing He, Lang Yang, Shu-Bin Wang, De-Dong Yu, Yu-Qi He, Jiang Hu, Yuan-Ming Pan, Yun Wu
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To investigate the clinical significance of myeloid zinc finger 1 (MZF1) expression in various gastric mucosal lesions including chronic superficial gastritis (CSG), chronic atrophic gastritis (CAG), intestinal metaplasia (IM), dysplasia (DYS) and gastric cancer (GC) in comparison with normal tissues and gastric cell lines. METHODS: MZF1 protein expression was detected using immunohistochemical staining in 37 CSG, 88 CAG, 77 IM, 51 DYS, 165 GC and 8 normal tissue samples...
November 28, 2017: Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29167832/assessment-of-nutritional-status-in-laparoscopic-gastrectomy-for-gastric-cancer
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REVIEW
Young-Gil Son, In Gyu Kwon, Seung Wan Ryu
Malnutrition is very common in gastric cancer patients and can be detected in up to 85% of patients with gastric cancer. Malnutrition is associated with increased morbidity and mortality, prolonged hospital stay, poor treatment tolerance, and lower survival rate. Malnutrition also has an impact on quality of life. The early detection of nutritional risk with appropriate nutritional care can significantly reduce patient's postoperative morbidity and mortality. Because there is no gold standard tool, appropriate tools should be selected and applied depending on one's institutional conditions...
2017: Translational Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29164360/risk-of-osteoporosis-after-gastrectomy-in-long-term-gastric-cancer-survivors
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Seung Hyun Yoo, Jung Ah Lee, Seo Young Kang, Young Sik Kim, Sung Sunwoo, Beom Soo Kim, Jeong-Hwan Yook
INTRODUCTION: Although early detection and successful gastrectomy have improved the survival of patients with gastric cancer, long-term health problems remain troubling. We evaluated the prevalence of osteoporosis and its risk factors in long-term survivors of gastric cancer after gastrectomy. METHODS: We reviewed the medical records of a tertiary hospital between 2007 and 2014 to identify survivors of gastric cancer who had visited our center at around 5 years after gastrectomy...
November 21, 2017: Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29162845/helicobacter-pylori-targets-mitochondrial-import-and-components-of-mitochondrial-dna-replication-machinery-through-an-alternative-vaca-dependent-and-a-vaca-independent-mechanisms
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Laurent Chatre, Julien Fernandes, Valérie Michel, Laurence Fiette, Patrick Avé, Giuseppe Arena, Utkarsh Jain, Rainer Haas, Timothy C Wang, Miria Ricchetti, Eliette Touati
Targeting mitochondria is a powerful strategy for pathogens to subvert cell physiology and establish infection. Helicobacter pylori is a bacterial pathogen associated with gastric cancer development that is known to target mitochondria directly and exclusively through its pro-apoptotic and vacuolating cytotoxin VacA. By in vitro infection of gastric epithelial cells with wild-type and VacA-deficient H. pylori strains, treatment of cells with purified VacA proteins and infection of a mouse model, we show that H...
November 21, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29159276/linked-color-imaging-lci-a-novel-image-enhanced-endoscopy-technology-emphasizes-the-color-of-early-gastric-cancer
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Hiromitsu Kanzaki, Ryuta Takenaka, Yoshiro Kawahara, Daisuke Kawai, Yuka Obayashi, Yuki Baba, Hiroyuki Sakae, Tatsuhiro Gotoda, Yoshiyasu Kono, Ko Miura, Masaya Iwamuro, Seiji Kawano, Takehiro Tanaka, Hiroyuki Okada
Background and study aims:  Linked color imaging (LCI) and blue laser imaging (BLI) are novel image-enhanced endoscopy technologies with strong, unique color enhancement. We investigated the efficacy of LCI and BLI-bright compared to conventional white light imaging (WLI) by measuring the color difference between early gastric cancer lesions and the surrounding mucosa. Patients and methods:  Images of early gastric cancer scheduled for endoscopic submucosal dissection were captured by LCI, BLI-bright, and WLI under the same conditions...
October 2017: Endoscopy International Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29155082/association-of-gastric-intestinal-metaplasia-and-east-asian-ethnicity-with-the-risk-of-gastric-adenocarcinoma-in-a-u-s-population
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Alyssa Y Choi, Lisa L Strate, Matthew C Fix, Rodney A Schmidt, Alexander R Ende, Matthew M Yeh, John M Inadomi, Joo Ha Hwang
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Although the incidence of gastric cancer is higher than esophageal cancer in the United States, no screening or surveillance guidelines exist. The aim of this study is to evaluate the association between gastric intestinal metaplasia and the risk of gastric cancer in a U.S. tertiary care system with a large immigrant population. METHODS: This is a retrospective case-control study with cases of biopsy-proven gastric cancer matched (by age and gender) to controls without gastric cancer who had undergone EGD...
November 16, 2017: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29152066/identification-and-validation-of-fgfr2-peptide-for-detection-of-early-barrett-s-neoplasia
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Juan Zhou, Lei He, Zhijun Pang, Henry D Appelman, Rork Kuick, David G Beer, Meng Li, Thomas D Wang
The incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is rising rapidly, and early detection within the precursor state of Barrett's esophagus (BE) is challenged by flat premalignant lesions that are difficult detect with conventional endoscopic surveillance. Overexpression of cell surface fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) is an early event in progression of BE to EAC, and is a promising imaging target. We used phage display to identify the peptide SRRPASFRTARE that binds specifically to the extracellular domain of FGFR2...
October 20, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29151285/-afp-producing-gastric-cancer-and-hepatoid-gastric-cancer
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Y K Wang, X T Zhang
AFP-producing gastric cancer(AFPGC) and hepatoid adenocarcinoma of the stomach (HAS) are two special subtypes of gastric cancer. There are both correlation and difference between them. AFPGC is usually identified as primary gastric cancer with serum AFP level more than 20 ng/ml or showed AFP positive staining by immunohistochemistry. The diagnosis of HAS is mainly dependent on the pathological character of hepatocellular carcinoma-like differentiation of gastric cancer. The morbidity of AFPGC and HAS are rather low, especially the incidence of HAS is about 1%...
November 23, 2017: Zhonghua Zhong Liu za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Oncology]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29141593/bidirectional-alteration-of-cav-1-expression-is-associated-with-mitogenic-conversion-of-its-function-in-gastric-tumor-progression
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Byung-Kyu Ryu, Min-Goo Lee, Nam-Hoon Kim, Kil Yeon Lee, Shin-Ju Oh, Jung-Rock Moon, Hyo Jong Kim, Sung-Gil Chi
BACKGROUND: Expression of caveolin-1 (Cav-1) is frequently altered in many human cancers and both tumor suppression and promotion functions of Cav-1 have been suggested based on its expression status. However, it remains unanswered how Cav-1 provokes opposite effects in different cancers or different phases of tumor progression. METHODS: To explore the implication of Cav-1 alteration in gastric tumorigenesis, the expression and mutational status of Cav-1 and its effects on tumor cell growth were characterized...
November 15, 2017: BMC Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29137412/long-non-coding-rna-snhg15-inhibits-p15-and-klf2-expression-to-promote-pancreatic-cancer-proliferation-through-ezh2-mediated-h3k27me3
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Zhonghua Ma, Hesuyuan Huang, Jirong Wang, Yan Zhou, Fuxing Pu, Qinghong Zhao, Peng Peng, Bingqing Hui, Hao Ji, Keming Wang
Long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) is emerging as an critical regulator in multiple cancers, including pancreatic cancer (PC). Recently, lncRNA SNHG15 was found to be up-regulated in gastric cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma, exerting oncogenic effects. Nevertheless, the biological function and regulatory mechanism of SNHG15 remain unclear in pancreatic cancer (PC). In this study, we reported that SNHG15 expression was also upregulated in PC tissues, and its overexpression was remarkably associated with tumor size, tumor node metastasis (TNM) stage and lymph node metastasis in patients with PC...
October 13, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29135096/silibinin-promotes-the-apoptosis-of-gastric-cancer-bgc823-cells-through-caspase-pathway
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Runfang Li, Jianmin Yu, Chengjun Wang
PURPOSE: To investigate the effects of silibinin, a natural compound, on the proliferation and apoptosis of BGC-823 gastric cancer cell line and to figure out the relevant pathways. METHODS: BGC-823 gastric cancer cells were treated with silibinin at various concentrations (0,25,50,100,150 and 200μM). Zero μM was the control group and the other concentrations were defined as the experimental groups. The effects of silibinin on the proliferation of BGC-823 gastric cancer cells were explored through methylthiazolyldiphenyltetrazolium bromide (MTT)...
September 2017: Journal of B.U.ON.: Official Journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29130221/-development-and-progress-of-diagnosis-and-treatment-for-gastric-cancer-in-china-what-inspiration-we-gained-from-japan-and-korea
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Enhao Zhao, Hui Cao
The incidence of gastric cancer in East Asia is highest in the world. Level of screening and inspection in high risk population, diagnosis and treatment in early stage, standardized surgery, minimally invasive techniques and clinical research always reach the international lead. In the past few years, the surgeons and researchers from China have already made considerable progress by learning the experience from Japan and Korea. The early detection of gastric cancer increases annually, the minimally invasive surgeries including endoscopic or laparoscopic operations are widely used, the standard surgical procedure and lymphadenectomy are popularized, meanwhile the clinical research for gastric cancer has also started...
October 25, 2017: Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29110039/-endoscopic-and-surgical-treatment-of-early-gastric-and-esophageal-carcinoma
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REVIEW
T Haist, M Knabe, A May, D Lorenz
BACKGROUND: The treatment of early gastric (EGC) and esophageal carcinomas (EEC) is an interdisciplinary challenge. The risk of lymph node metastasis (LNM) is the crucial point in choosing the correct treatment option. OBJECTIVE: This article gives an overview of the current treatment options and provides help in choosing the correct therapy. METHOD: Current concepts and therapy algorithms are presented on the basis of a literature review and data from our own center...
November 6, 2017: Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift Für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen
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