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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301070
Description: Purpose: This multi-institutional registry study evaluated cytoreductive surgery (CRS) combined with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (DM ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301235
Description: Background: Small bowel adenocarcinoma is a rare malignancy that presents both a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. The late presentation is often associated with disseminated carcinomatosis which ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301497
Description: Gender influence on survival in mesothelioma has been observed in several large clinical series. However, this gender effect has not been investigated. Female patients often have less aggressive tumor ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/299824
Description: Peritoneal Cancer Index (PCI) has been recognized as an independent prognostic indicator for long-term outcomes. It also influences the likelihood of complete cytoreduction, another principal determin ... More
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Date: 2009
Subject Keyword: 110300 Clinical Sciences
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117180
Description: OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate the perioperative and long-term outcomes associated with extrapleural pneumonectomy for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. METHODS: From October 1994 ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301042
Description: BACKGROUND: Advanced and recurrent ovarian cancer results in extensive spread of tumor on the peritoneal surfaces of the abdomen and pelvis. We collectively review studies in the literature that repor ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/299817
Description: Background. Cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy (PIC) has been recognized as a treatment option for pseudomyxoma peritonei. This study reports the survival outco ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301860
Description: Malignant mesothelioma is a highly aggressive neoplasm. The incidence of malignant mesothelioma is increasing worldwide. Diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (DMPM) represents one-fourth of all m ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301259
Description: Aims: Peritoneal mesothelioma is a rapidly progressing malignancy with a median survival of 6-12 months. Palliative surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy are futile and have not shown to improve surv ... More
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Date: 2009
Subject Keyword: 110300 Clinical Sciences
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/300390
Description: Mesothelioma is an asbestos-related tumour. Mesothelioma in the thorax occurs on the pleura and is known as pleural mesothelioma. It is the more common form of mesothelioma, accounting for 70% of case ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/300873
Description: Background: Liver resection of large hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC), measuring at least 10 cm remains a controversial debate. Multiple studies on HCCs treated with surgical resection and/or ablation ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117207
Description: BACKGROUND: The primary aim of this study was to evaluate prognostic features of long-term survivors with pleural mesothelioma. METHODS: Overall survival outcome was analyzed in 456 patients with mali ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/300695
Description: Radioembolization with Yttrium-90 microspheres has long been recognized as a viable treatment option for a variety of hepatic tumours. However, there is a paucity of data on biliary complications that ... More
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/299431
Description: Background: Percutaneous image-guided radiofrequency ablation is being promoted as a novel technique with a low morbidity rate in the treatment of inoperable lung tumors. The purpose of this study was ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/299810
Description: Background: Cytoreductive surgery (CRS) combined with perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy (PIC) has demonstrated improved survival in selected patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC). This ... More
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