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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28730781/feasibility-research-of-treating-advanced-gastric-carcinoma-with-laparoscopy
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Hailin Xi, Rui Li, Hongqiang Yang, Su Feng, Ruihao Qin
PURPOSE: To determine the feasibility and safety of treating patients with advanced gastric cancer with laparoscopy. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed 180 patients with advanced gastric carcinoma and divided them into either the laparoscopy group (96 cases) or the laparotomy group (84 cases). RESULTS: The number of lymph nodes dissected during surgery and the surgical time were similar in both groups. The incision length, total amount of bleeding during the operation, postoperative exhaust recovery time, and the length of hospital stay were significantly improved in the laparoscopy group when compared to the laparotomy group...
March 2017: Journal of B.U.ON.: Official Journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28726137/long-and-short-term-outcomes-of-laparoscopic-gastrectomy-versus-open-gastrectomy-in-patients-with-clinically-and-pathological-locally-advanced-gastric-cancer-a-propensity-score-matching-analysis
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Mikito Inokuchi, Masatoshi Nakagawa, Toshiro Tanioka, Keisuke Okuno, Kentaro Gokita, Kazuyuki Kojima
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic (laparoscopy-assisted) gastrectomy (LG) has several short-term benefits as compared with open distal gastrectomy (OG) in patients with advanced gastric cancer (AGC). Survival rates did not differ significantly between LG and OG in retrospective studies of AGC, although some studies included unmatched groups of patients or patients with AGC who had a preoperative diagnosis of early gastric cancer. The aim of present study was to compare the short- and long-term outcomes of patients with AGC who underwent LG with those of patients with AGC who underwent OG using a propensity-score matching analysis...
July 19, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28705789/treatment-of-peritoneal-dissemination-in-stomach-cancer-patients-with-cytoreductive-surgery-and-hyperthermic-intraperitoneal-chemotherapy-hipec-rationale-and-design-of-the-periscope-study
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Rosa T van der Kaaij, Hidde Jw Braam, Henk Boot, Maartje Los, Annemieke Cats, Cecile Grootscholten, Jan Hm Schellens, Arend Gj Aalbers, Alwin Dr Huitema, Catherijne Aj Knibbe, Djamila Boerma, Marinus J Wiezer, Bert van Ramshorst, Johanna W van Sandick
BACKGROUND: Patients with gastric cancer and peritoneal carcinomatosis have a very poor prognosis; median survival is 3 to 4 months. Palliative systemic chemotherapy is currently the only treatment available in the Netherlands. Intraoperative hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) has an established role in the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis originating from colorectal cancer, appendiceal cancer, and pseudomyxoma peritonei; its role in gastric cancer is uncertain. Currently, there is no consensus on the choice of chemotherapeutic agents used in HIPEC for gastric cancer...
July 13, 2017: JMIR Research Protocols
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28688646/laparoscopic-versus-open-gastrectomy-for-gastric-cancer-with-serous-invasion-long-term-outcomes
#4
Yonggang Xu, Jin Hua, Jipeng Li, Liubin Shi, Jie Yuan, Jianjun Du
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy (LAG) has already been introduced for advanced gastric cancer (AGC). However, little is known as to whether LAG is also applicable for AGC with serous invasion given the possibility that malignant cell dissemination and local recurrence incidence might increase. This study was designed to evaluate the technical feasibility and oncological adequacy of LAG in comparison with open gastrectomy (OG) for AGC with serous invasion. METHODS: A retrospective case-matched study was conducted to compare LAG and OG for AGC with serous invasion...
July 2017: Journal of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28679451/the-significance-of-a-nineteenth-century-definition-in-the-era-of-genomics-linitis-plastica
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REVIEW
Annamaria Agnes, Jeannelyn S Estrella, Brian Badgwell
BACKGROUND: Linitis plastica due to gastric adenocarcinoma is a condition with a long history, but still lacks a standardized definition and is commonly confused with Borrmann type IV, Lauren diffuse, and signet-cell type gastric cancer. The absence of a clear definition is a problem when investigating its biological characteristics and role as a possible independent factor for prognosis. Nevertheless, the biological behavior for linitis plastica, which is unique, may be valuable in risk stratification and have implications for treatment...
July 5, 2017: World Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28671098/pathogen-infection-and-drug-resistance-in-laparoscopy-assisted-total-gastrectomy-for-upper-gastric-cancer
#6
Zheng Wang, Lian Liu, Xiaoxin Jiang, Hui Zhou, Yong Zeng, Leping Zeng
With the abuse of antibiotics, pathogenic bacteria more resistant to infection, prevention and control of postoperative, we conducted a systematic analysis of the pathogenic bacteria and drug resistance in patients with infection after surgery. At the same time, we evaluate long-term outcomes between laparoscopy-assisted and open approaches to total gastrectomy for upper gastric cancer. Overall survival (OS) and disease-free survival (DFS) was evaluated using the Kaplan-Meier method. We matched all 246 laparoscopic cases 1:1 with open cases according to age, sex, body mass index and clinical TNM stage...
May 2017: Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28664424/diagnostic-staging-laparoscopy-in-gastric-cancer-a-prospective-cohort-at-a-cancer-institute-in-japan
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Tomoyuki Irino, Takeshi Sano, Naoki Hiki, Manabu Ohashi, Souya Nunobe, Koshi Kumagai, Satoshi Ida, Toshiharu Yamaguchi
BACKGROUND: There have been many studies that describe the value of diagnostic staging laparoscopy (DSL) in gastric cancer. However, different studies use different indications, making study results difficult to compare. This study aimed to clarify the diagnostic feasibility of DSL for gastric cancer in a prospective manner and investigated the impact of DSL on clinical decision-making in gastric cancer treatment. METHODS: The study was a prospective cohort study based at a single institution between January 2010 and December 2013...
June 29, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28656334/impact-of-obesity-on-short-and-long-term-outcomes-of-laparoscopy-assisted-distal-gastrectomy-for-gastric-cancer
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Shoji Shimada, Naruhiko Sawada, Yasuhiro Ishiyama, Kenta Nakahara, Chiyo Maeda, Shumpei Mukai, Eiji Hidaka, Fumio Ishida, Sin-Ei Kudo
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopy assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) for gastric cancer has been rapidly adopted for the treatment of both early and advanced gastric cancers which need lymph node dissection, but remains difficult procedure, especially in patients with obesity. We evaluated the impact of obesity on short- and long-term outcomes of LADG for gastric cancer. METHODS: We retrospectively investigated 243 patients who underwent LADG for gastric cancer between January 2007 and December 2014...
June 27, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28650730/yield-of-staging-laparoscopy-for-incurable-factors-in-chinese-patients-with-advanced-gastric-cancer
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Jun Huang, Hongliang Luo, Chengliang Zhou, Jianjun Zhan, Xionghui Rao, Gang Zhao, Zhengming Zhu
BACKGROUND: Although the role of staging laparoscopy (SL) in detecting radiologically occult M1 disease has been widely recognized, it is seldom used in China and its clinical value based on Chinese population has been rarely reported. The aim of this study is to identify the yield of SL for Chinese patients with advanced gastric cancer (AGC) and determine the proportions of patients in whom treatment plan is altered. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The clinical data were retrospectively collected from 879 AGC patients who underwent SL without any definite signs of disseminated disease on imaging examination...
June 26, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28646603/comparison-of-oral-contrast-enhanced-transabdominal-ultrasound-imaging-with-transverse-contrast-enhanced-computed-tomography-in-preoperative-tumor-staging-of-advanced-gastric-carcinoma
#10
Xuemei He, Jing Sun, Xiaoling Huang, Chun Zeng, Yinggang Ge, Jun Zhang, Jingxian Wu
OBJECTIVES: This study assessed the diagnostic performance of transabdominal oral contrast-enhanced ultrasound (US) imaging for preoperative tumor staging of advanced gastric carcinoma by comparing it with transverse contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT). METHODS: This retrospective study included 42 patients with advanced gastric cancer who underwent laparoscopy, radical surgery, or palliative surgery because of serious complications and had a body mass index of less than 25 kg/m(2) ...
June 24, 2017: Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine: Official Journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28639136/long-term-oncologic-outcomes-of-robotic-gastrectomy-for-gastric-cancer-compared-with-laparoscopic-gastrectomy
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Kazutaka Obama, Yoo-Min Kim, Dae Ryong Kang, Taeil Son, Hyoung-Il Kim, Sung Hoon Noh, Woo Jin Hyung
BACKGROUND: Initial experiences with robotic gastrectomy (RG) for gastric cancer have demonstrated favorable short-term outcomes, suggesting that RG is an effective alternative to laparoscopic gastrectomy (LG). However, data on long-term survival and recurrence after RG for gastric cancer have yet to be reported. The objective of this study was to assess long-term outcomes after RG compared with LG. METHODS: We retrospectively evaluated 313 and 524 patients who underwent RG or LG, respectively, for gastric cancer between July 2005 and December 2009...
June 21, 2017: Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28623524/does-a-laparoscopic-approach-attenuate-the-body-weight-loss-and-lean-body-mass-loss-observed-in-open-distal-gastrectomy-for-gastric-cancer-a-single-institution-exploratory-analysis-of-the-jcog-0912-phase-iii-trial
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Toru Aoyama, Tsutomu Sato, Tsutomu Hayashi, Takanobu Yamada, Haruhiko Cho, Takashi Ogata, Koji Oba, Takaki Yoshikawa
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) for gastric cancer may prevent the loss of body weight and lean body mass resulting from reduced surgical stress in comparison to open distal gastrectomy (ODG). A multicenter phase III trial conducted by the Japan Clinical Oncology Group (JCOG0912 trial) was performed to confirm the non-inferiority of LADG to ODG for stage I gastric cancer in terms of relapse-free survival. METHODS: This study was performed as a single-institution exploratory analysis using the data of the patients from our hospital who were enrolled in the JCOG0912 phase III trial...
June 16, 2017: Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28616597/reconstruction-after-latg-technical-tips-and-pitfalls
#13
REVIEW
Gengzhou Wei, Jiabin Zheng, Yong Li
Since the launching of laparoscopic radical gastrectomy in 1990s, the technique of laparoscopy has become more mature, and it has gradually been applied from distal gastrectomy to total gastrectomy. Laparoscopic distal gastrectomy is an accepted option for gastric cancer surgery; however, laparoscopic total gastrectomy is not widely performed, because of the difficulty of reconstruction of the digestive tract. Efforts have been made to establish an intracorporeal anatomic technique for esophagojejunostomy. There have been several techniques for esophagojejunostomy reported using either circular or lineal staplers...
2017: Translational Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28607290/technique-of-totally-robotic-delta-shaped-anastomosis-in-distal-gastrectomy
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Hidehiko Kitagami, Keisuke Nonoyama, Akira Yasuda, Yo Kurashima, Kaori Watanabe, Shiro Fujihata, Minoru Yamamoto, Yasunobu Shimizu, Moritsugu Tanaka
BACKGROUND: We aimed to clarify the utility of delta-shaped anastomosis (Delta), an intracorporeal Billroth-I anastomosis-based reconstruction technique used after laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG), in robot-assisted distal gastrectomy (RADG). METHODS: RADG was performed in patients with clinical Stage I gastric cancer, and reconstruction was performed using Delta. The Delta procedure was the same as that performed after LADG, and the operator practiced the procedure in simulated settings with surgical assistants before the operation...
July 2017: Journal of Minimal Access Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28605985/diagnostic-and-therapeutic-laparoscopy-in-assessment-and-management-of-patients-with-appendiceal-neoplasms
#15
Grace Hwei Ching Tan, Tushar Shamji, Akash Mehta, Kandiah Chandrakumaran, Sanjeev Dayal, Faheez Mohamed, Normal J Carr, Babtunde Rowaiye, Tom Cecil, Rendan J Moran
INTRODUCTION: Radiological imaging often underestimates the extent of low volume peritoneal disease. The benefit of laparoscopy in assessing peritoneal metastases from colorectal and gastric cancer is accepted, but is inconclusive for appendiceal malignancy. We report our experience of diagnostic (DL) and therapeutic laparoscopy (TL) in patients with appendiceal tumours to determine indications and role in assessment and management. METHODS: A retrospective review of a National Peritoneal Malignancy Centre's prospectively maintained database was performed...
June 12, 2017: International Journal of Hyperthermia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28536489/depth-of-tumor-invasion-and-tumor-occupied-portions-of-stomach-are-predictive-factors-of-intra-abdominal-metastasis
#16
Ziyu Li, Zhemin Li, Zhaode Bu, Aiwen Wu, Lianhai Zhang, Xiaojiang Wu, Shuangxi Li, Fei Shan, Xin Ji, Jiafu Ji
OBJECTIVE: Diagnostic laparoscopy is recommended for the pretherapeutic staging of gastric cancer to detect any unexpected or unconfirmed intra-abdominal metastasis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role and indications of diagnostic laparoscopy in the detection of intra-abdominal metastasis. METHODS: Standard diagnostic laparoscopy with peritoneal cytology examination was performed prospectively on patients who were clinically diagnosed with primary local advanced gastric cancer (cT≥2M0)...
April 2017: Chinese Journal of Cancer Research, Chung-kuo Yen Cheng Yen Chiu
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28516306/peritoneal-metastasis-from-pancreatic-cancer-treated-with-pressurized-intraperitoneal-aerosol-chemotherapy-pipac
#17
Martin Graversen, Sönke Detlefsen, Jon Kroll Bjerregaard, Per Pfeiffer, Michael Bau Mortensen
Patients with peritoneal metastasis (PM) from pancreatic cancer have a short life expectancy. Systemic combination chemotherapy leads to a median overall survival of 7-8 months. Pressurized IntraPeritoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy (PIPAC) is a treatment alternative, where studies in patients with PM from ovarian, gastric and colorectal cancer show a high safety profile and interesting results. This case study report data on the PIPAC treatment in patients with PM from pancreatic cancer. In a standard laparoscopy, chemotherapeutics (cisplatin and doxorubicin) are nebulized within the peritoneal cavity...
May 17, 2017: Clinical & Experimental Metastasis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28501085/staging-in-esophageal-and-gastric-cancers
#18
REVIEW
Thomas Hayes, Elizabeth Smyth, Angela Riddell, William Allum
Gastric and esophageal tumors have a poor prognosis; approximately 15% of patients are alive at 10 years following diagnosis. Surgical resection plus adjunctive chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy is curative in approximately 50% of patients with operable disease, but is also associated with significant morbidity. Therefore, accurate preoperative staging is required to spare patients unnecessary toxicity and futile surgery. This review evaluates the sensitivity and specificities of the modalities used to stage patients with gastroesophageal cancer...
June 2017: Hematology/oncology Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28469358/the-value-of-staging-laparoscopy-in-gastric-cancer
#19
REVIEW
Nikolaos Machairas, Petros Charalampoudis, Ernesto P Molmenti, Stylianos Kykalos, Peter Tsaparas, Paraskevas Stamopoulos, Georgios C Sotiropoulos
Treatment options for patients with gastric cancer (GC) are based on tumor staging and resectability. Although only surgery provides improved survival, resection is contraindicated and should be avoided in the presence of intra-abdominal disease stage M1 (liver, peritoneal, or non-local lymph node metastases). Thus, a detailed and precise evaluation is imperative for optimal treatment. Staging laparoscopy (SL) constitutes a major tool in the accurate diagnosis of several types of cancers, including GC. SL presents several critical advantages: it can diagnose intra-abdominal disease; serve as a complement to other imaging studies; allow for biopsies; facilitate intraoperative ultrasound evaluations; allow for sampling of peritoneal fluid for cytological examination; and serve as an option for the administration of intraperitoneal chemotherapy...
2017: Annals of Gastroenterology: Quarterly Publication of the Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28455982/comparisons-of-short-term-and-survival-outcomes-of-laparoscopy-assisted-versus-open-total-gastrectomy-for-gastric-cancer-patients
#20
Xin-Zu Chen, Shao-Yong Wang, Yin-Su Wang, Zi-Han Jiang, Wei-Han Zhang, Kai Liu, Kun Yang, Xiao-Long Chen, Lin-Yong Zhao, Meng Qiu, Hong-Feng Gou, Zong-Guang Zhou, Jian-Kun Hu
OBJECTIVES: The safety and surgical oncology of laparoscopy-assisted total gastrectomy (LATG) remain inconclusive and challenging. This study aimed to compare the short-term and long-term outcomes between LATG and open total gastrectomy (OTG) procedures. RESULTS: In the all-included analyses, there were 69 patients in the LATG group and 268 in the OTG group. LATG was as safe as OTG without increasing postoperative morbidity and mortality. Stage imbalance might introduce differences in the numbers of harvested lymph nodes in LATG (34...
April 10, 2017: Oncotarget
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