Read by QxMD icon Read

Advanced care palnning

Roos Marthe Smits, Petra L M Zusterzeel, Ruud L M Bekkers
OBJECTIVE: The aims of this study were to evaluate the safety and impact of pretreatment surgical para-aortic lymph node staging (PALNS) in advanced cervical cancer (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics stage IB2-IVA) and to evaluate the preoperative imaging of PALNs. METHODS: We searched in PubMed and the Cochrane Library to identify data investigating the role of surgical PALNS. Selection criteria included English-language and advanced-stage cervical cancer (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics stage IB2-IVA) articles...
July 2014: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
Masanori Tokunaga, Shigekazu Ohyama, Naoki Hiki, Tetsu Fukunaga, Susumu Aikou, Toshiharu Yamaguchi
BACKGROUND: The prognosis of patients with gastric cancer and para-aortic lymph node (PALN) metastasis is poor. Recent Japanese randomized trials concluded that prophylactic PALN dissection is not effective for curable advanced gastric cancer. However, the value of curative resection in patients with pathologically positive PALN is not determined yet. METHODS: We retrospectively identified 178 patients with pathologically positive PALN who underwent curative resection at the Cancer Institute Hospital from 1980 to 2004...
August 2010: Annals of Surgical Oncology
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"