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Current Evidence and Future Directions in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

  1. Colorectal anastomosis using the double stapling technique (DST) has become a standard procedure. However, DST is difficult to perform in patients with anal stenosis because a circular stapler cannot be insert...

    Authors: Yosuke Tajima, Tsunekazu Hanai, Hidetoshi Katsuno, Koji Masumori, Yoshikazu Koide, Keigo Ashida, Hiroshi Matsuoka, Junichiro Hiro, Tomoyoshi Endo, Tadahiro Kamiya, Yongchol Chong, Kotaro Maeda and Ichiro Uyama

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:14

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  2. Colon cancer is a worldwide leading cause of cancer-related mortality, and the prognosis of colon cancer is still needed to be improved. This study aimed to construct a prognostic model for predicting the prog...

    Authors: Zhengyu Fang, Sumei Xu, Yiwen Xie and Wenxi Yan

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:13

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  3. Though better short-term outcomes were frequently reported, differences in specimen parameters and the rate of subsequent peritoneal recurrence between intracorporeal anastomosis (IA) and extracorporeal anasto...

    Authors: Chun-Kai Liao, Yih-Jong Chern, Yueh-Chen Lin, Yu-Jen Hsu, Jy-Ming Chiang, Wen-Sy Tsai, Pao-Shiu Hsieh, Hsin-Yuan Hung, Chien-Yuh Yeh and Jeng-Fu You

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:6

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  4. Heterotopic ossification (HO) is the formation of osseous tissue outside the skeleton. HO in malignant tumors of the digestive tract is extremely rare, as is ossification in metastatic lesions from HO-negative...

    Authors: Hideki Nagano, Tamotsu Togawa, Takeshi Watanabe, Kenji Ohnishi, Toshihisa Kimura, Atsushi Iida, Sakon Noriki, Yoshiaki Imamura, Yasunori Sato and Takanori Goi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 19:2

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  5. Minimally invasive liver surgery (MILS) in the treatment of colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) is increasing in incidence. The aim of this work was to present our experience by reporting short-term and long-te...

    Authors: Mirhasan Rahimli, Aristotelis Perrakis, Vera Schellerer, Andrew Gumbs, Eric Lorenz, Mareike Franz, Jörg Arend, Victor-Radu Negrini and Roland Siegfried Croner

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:333

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  6. The alkB homolog 2, alpha-ketoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase (ALKBH2) gene is involved in DNA repair and is expressed in different types of malignancies. However, the role of ALKBH2 in colorectal carcinoma (C...

    Authors: Bingxin Ke, Kejun Ye and Shaobing Cheng

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:328

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  7. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the most common tumor of the gastrointestinal tract. Anastomotic leak (AL) and prolonged postoperative ileus (PPOI) are two important complications of colorectal surgery. In this obs...

    Authors: Michele Ammendola, Michele Ruggiero, Carlo Talarico, Riccardo Memeo, Giorgio Ammerata, Antonella Capomolla, Rosalinda Filippo, Roberto Romano, Socrate Pallio, Giuseppe Navarra, Severino Montemurro and Giuseppe Currò

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:327

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  8. Esophageal cancer patients often feel depressed and are fearful of metastasis and death. The objective of this study was to clarify the characteristics of patients with psychological distress at all 5 time poi...

    Authors: Yu Ohkura, Junichi Shindoh, Kanako Ichikura, Harushi Udagawa, Masaki Ueno and Eisuke Matsushima

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:326

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  9. Fluoropyrimidines and platinum are still widely used for colorectal cancer (CRC) management. Several studies have reported that mutations of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPYD) and glutathione S-transferase pi...

    Authors: Xunwei Deng, Jingyuan Hou, Qiaoting Deng and Zhixiong Zhong

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:321

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  10. The rate of pulmonary metastasectomy from colorectal cancer (CRC) has increased with recent advances in chemotherapy, diagnostic techniques, and surgical procedures. The purpose of this study was to investigat...

    Authors: Masahiro Fukada, Nobuhisa Matsuhashi, Takao Takahashi, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Naoki Okumura, Hirotaka Yamamoto, Koyo Shirahashi, Hisashi Iwata, Kiyoshi Doi and Kazuhiro Yoshida

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:314

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  11. Nonoperative management after neoadjuvant treatment in low rectal cancer enables organ preservation and avoids surgical morbidity. Our aim is to compare oncological outcomes in patients with clinical complete ...

    Authors: Mariana F. Coraglio, Martin A. Eleta, Mirta R. Kujaruk, Javier H. Oviedo, Enrique L. Roca, Guillermo A. Masciangioli, Guillermo Mendez and Ilma S. Iseas

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:313

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  12. The impact of lateral lymph node dissection (LLND) in locally advanced lower rectal cancer remains controversial. This study is to compare total mesorectal excision (TME) with or without LLND in lower rectal c...

    Authors: Xiang Gao, Cun Wang, Yongyang Yu, Dujanand Singh, Lie Yang and Zongguang Zhou

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:304

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  13. Laparoscopic surgery for T4 colon cancer may be safe in selected patients. We hypothesized that small tumor size might preoperatively predict a good laparoscopic surgery outcome. Herein, we compared the clinic...

    Authors: Sung Sil Park, Joon Sang Lee, Hyoung-Chul Park, Sung Chan Park, Dae Kyung Sohn, Jae Hwan Oh, Kyung Su Han, Dong-Won Lee, Dong-Eun Lee, Sung-Bum Kang, Kyu Joo Park and Seung-Yong Jeong

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:299

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  14. Colorectal cancer (CRC) poses a heavy threat to human health owing to its high incidence and mortality. Circular RNAs (circRNAs) were investigated to participate in the progression of CRC, whereas there was no...

    Authors: Yanhe Liu, Hui Li, Xiaoyi Ye, Anlong Ji, Xiangwei Fu, Haishan Wu and Xiangyong Zeng

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:255

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  15. It has been demonstrated that simultaneous resection of both primary colorectal lesion and metastatic hepatic lesion is a safe approach with low mortality and postoperative complication rates. However, there a...

    Authors: Long Pan, Chenhao Tong, Siyuan Fu, Jing Fang, Qiuxia Gu, Shufeng Wang, Zhiyu Jiang, Sarun Juengpanich and Xiujun Cai

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:251

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  16. Natural orifice specimen extraction surgery is a novel technique of minimally invasive surgery. The purpose of this study was to compare the safety of laparoscopic anterior resection with natural orifice speci...

    Authors: Jun He, Hai-Bo Yao, Chang-Jian Wang, Qin-Yan Yang, Jian-Ming Qiu, Jin-Ming Chen, Zhong Shen and Guan-Gen Yang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:215

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  17. Laparoscopic tumor-specific mesorectal excision (TSME) preserving the left colic artery and superior rectal artery is still a technically challenging procedure. We conducted this study to demonstrate the feasi...

    Authors: Chi Zhang, Hao-tang Wei, Wenqing Hu, Yueming Sun, Qinyuan Zhang, Masanobu Abe, Zhuoran Du, Yingying Xu, Liang Zong and Xiang Hu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:212

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  18. One of the most severe complications of low anterior rectal resection is anastomotic leakage (AL). The creation of a loop ileostomy (LI) reduces the prevalence of AL requiring surgical intervention. However, u...

    Authors: Marcin Zeman, Marek Czarnecki, Andrzej Chmielarz, Adam Idasiak, Maciej Grajek and Agnieszka Czarniecka

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:207

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  19. To assess the feasibility and short-term outcomes of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) followed by transanal total mesorectal excision assisted by single-port laparoscopic surgery (TaTME-SPLS) for low-lying...

    Authors: Yen-Jung Lu, Chien-Hsin Chen, En-Kwang Lin and Szu-Yuan Wu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:198

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  20. Colorectal cancer resection surgery with transvaginal specimen extraction is becoming increasingly accepted and used by surgeons. However, few publications on robotic anterior sigmoid colon and rectal cancer r...

    Authors: Gengmei Gao, Lan Chen, Rui Luo, Bo Tang and Taiyuan Li

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:190

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  21. To evaluate the feasibility and safety of a new surgical method, complete laparoscopic extended right hemicolectomy with preservation of the ileocecal junction in right-transverse colon cancer.

    Authors: Hao Su, Hongliang Wu, Bing Mu, Mandula Bao, Shou Luo, Chuanduo Zhao, Qian Liu, Xishan Wang, Zhixiang Zhou and Haitao Zhou

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:159

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  22. The purpose of this study was to compare clinicopathological features of patients with non-schistosomal and schistosomal colorectal cancer to explore the effect of schistosomiasis on colorectal cancer (CRC) pa...

    Authors: Weixia Wang, Kui Lu, Limei Wang, Hongyan Jing, Weiyu Pan, Sinian Huang, Yanchao Xu, Dacheng Bu, Meihong Cheng, Jing Liu, Jican Liu, Weidong Shen, Yingyi Zhang, Junxia Yao and Ting Zhu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:149

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  23. The GOD VISION wireless smart glass-shaped monitor (INBYTE) was used in the treatment of an elderly patient with mixed breathing disorder undergoing transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) for low rectal ...

    Authors: Nobuhisa Matsuhashi, Yoshinori Iwata, Mana Kawajiri, Takao Takahashi, Shigeru Kiyama, Shunya Kiriyama, Machi Uehara, Takeharu Imai, Hisashi Imai, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Naoki Okumura and Kazuhiro Yoshida

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:141

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  24. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is an important current problem concerning public health due to its high incidence and mortality. Advances in molecular and cellular knowledge and the detection of new disease biomarker...

    Authors: Ana Nogués, Eunate Gallardo-Vara, Mª. Paz Zafra, Paloma Mate, Jose Luis Marijuan, Alfredo Alonso, Luisa Mª. Botella and Mª. Isabel Prieto

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:99

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  25. Whether primary tumor location of colorectal cancer (CRC) affects survival of patients after resection of liver metastases remains controversial. This study was conducted to investigate the differences in clin...

    Authors: Yuanping Zhang, Yongjin Wang, Yichuan Yuan, Jiliang Qiu, Yuxiong Qiu, Wei He, Yun Zheng, Zhiqiang Wang, Yangkui Gu, Zhenhai Lu, Gong Chen, Peirong Ding, Xiaojun Wu, Zhizhong Pan, Desen Wan, Yuhong Li…

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:98

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  26. Mini-invasive colorectal cancer surgery was adopted widely in recent years. This meta-analysis aimed to compare hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS) with open right hemicolectomy (OS) for malignant disease.

    Authors: Mohamed Ali Chaouch, Mohamed Wejih Dougaz, Meriem Mesbehi, Hichem Jerraya, Ramzi Nouira, Jim S. Khan and Chadli Dziri

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:91

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  27. The incidence of synchronous RCC and colorectal cancer is heterogeneous ranging from 0.03 to 4.85%. Instead, only one case of huge colon carcinoma and renal angiomyolipoma was reported. The treatment of synchr...

    Authors: G. Cochetti, A. Tiezzi, A. Spizzirri, D. Giuliani, J. A. Rossi de Vermandois, G. Maiolino, M. Coccetta, V. Napolitano, F. Pennetti Pennella, S. Francesconi and E. Mearini

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:86

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  28. The long-term oncological effects of self-expandable metallic stent (SEMS) as a “bridge to surgery” are contradictory, and perineural invasion was supposed to be enhanced by the stenting. In this retrospective...

    Authors: Yinghao Cao, Ming Yang, Lizhao Yan, Shenghe Deng, Junnan Gu, Fuwei Mao, Ke Wu, Li Liu and Kailin Cai

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:77

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  29. RFA is designed to produce localized tumor destruction by heating the tumor and surrounding liver tissue, especially suitable for patients who do not qualify for hepatic resection. Many studies have reported t...

    Authors: Xiao-xiang Fan, Shu-yi Lv, Mei-wu Zhang, Xiao-yu Dai, Jian-pei Zhao, Da-feng Mao and Yan Zhang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:76

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  30. It is not clear whether stage II colon and rectal cancer have the same risk factors for recurrence. Thus, the purpose of this study was to identify the risk factors for postoperative recurrence in stage II col...

    Authors: Liming Wang, Yasumitsu Hirano, Toshimasa Ishii, Hiroka Kondo, Kiyoka Hara, Nao Obara and Shigeki Yamaguchi

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:54

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  31. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common malignancies of the digestive system, which causes severe financial burden worldwide. However, the specific mechanisms involved in CRC are still unclear.

    Authors: Jianxin Li, Yinchun Wang, Xin Wang and Qingqiang Yang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:50

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  32. Surgical site infections (SSIs) are a major postoperative complication after colorectal surgery. Current study aims to evaluate prophylactic function of oral antibiotic (OA) intake in combination with mechanic...

    Authors: Purun Lei, Ying Ruan, Xiaofeng Yang, Juekun Wu, Yujie Hou, Hongbo Wei and Tufeng Chen

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:35

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  33. Even with the augmentative application of anal-preservation surgery in low rectal cancer, the role and indications of laparoscopic intersphincteric resection (Lap ISR) are still under debate, especially for T3...

    Authors: Wangsheng Xue, Shuang Wang, Zeyun Zhao, Yongbo Li, An Shang, Donglin Li, Jianzheng Yang, Tiejun Wang and Min Wang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:26

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  34. The proximal humerus is one of the most common sites of primary or metastatic malignant tumors. Reconstruction of the shoulder after tumor resection is controversial and challenging. When intra-articular resec...

    Authors: Weitao Yao, Qiqing Cai, Jiaqiang Wang and Jingyu Hou

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:23

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  35. Fecal incontinence frequently occurs after total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer. This prospective study analyzed predictive factors and the impact of pelvic intraoperative neuromonitoring at different f...

    Authors: Daniel W. Kauff, Yvonne D. S. Roth, Rika S. Bettzieche and Werner Kneist

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2020 18:12

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  36. To describe the pathological distribution, imaging manifestations, and surgical managements and prognosis of large adrenal tumors (LATs) ≥ 5 cm

    Authors: Zongzong Zhang, Lina Wang, Jing Chen, Xiunan Li, Dikuan Liu, Tianyu Cao, Xuehan Yang, Hongwei Huang, Xuejian Wang, Xishuang Song, Deyong Yang and Jianbo Wang

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:220

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  37. Glove single-port laparoscopy-assisted transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME) has been successfully carried out in our medical center. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of this emer...

    Authors: Wanglin Li, Boye Dong, Baifu Peng, Jiabao Lu, Zixin Wu, Guanwei Li and Jie Cao

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:202

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  38. In recent years, laparoscopic surgery has been widely used for rectal cancer. In laparoscopic rectal surgery, a double-stapling technique (DST) anastomosis using a stapling device is considered a relatively di...

    Authors: Masahiro Fukada, Nobuhisa Matsuhashi, Takao Takahashi, Hisashi Imai, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Kazuya Yamaguchi and Kazuhiro Yoshida

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:178

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  39. The recurrence after curative surgery of the rectal adenocarcinoma is a serious complication, considered as a failure of the therapeutic strategy. The aim of this study was to identify the different prognostic...

    Authors: Waad Farhat, Mohamed Azzaza, Abdelkader Mizouni, Houssem Ammar, Mahdi ben Ltaifa, Sami Lagha, Mohamed Kahloul, Rahul Gupta, Mohamed Ben Mabrouk and Ali Ben Ali

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:173

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  40. To explore the relationship between FABP4 and FABP6 expression and the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer (CRC) and their potential as biomarkers in the diagnosis of CRC.

    Authors: Yaqin Zhang, Xiaotong Zhao, Lili Deng, Xueting Li, Ganbiao Wang, Yongxing Li and Mingwei Chen

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:171

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  41. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. Rectal locations are very rare, and minimally invasive surgery is a good choice for the treatment o...

    Authors: Wang Shizhuo, Liuyuan, Ni Sha, Chen Xueting, Wang He, Luan Nannan and Ma Xiaoxin

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:164

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  42. The free flap transfer of a latissimus dorsi flap (LDF) for the closure of sacral wound defects after pelvic exenteration and radiation therapy offers a successful tool of the plastic surgeon. This case report...

    Authors: Jan Matschke, Rafael Armbruster, Christian Reeps, Jürgen Weitz and Adrian Dragu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:154

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  43. Post-treatment management is essential for improving the health and quality of life of colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors. The number of cancer survivors is continually increasing, which is causing a correspond...

    Authors: Ameera Balhareth, Mohammed Yousef Aldossary and Deborah McNamara

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:153

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  44. Cancer metastasis from colon cancer to an anal fistula is very rare. We herein reported a rare case in which local excision was performed for metastatic anal fistula cancer originating from rectal cancer.

    Authors: Takuto Ikeda, Atsushi Nanashima, Akiko Ichihara, Eiji Kitamura, Kenzo Nagatomo and Hiroyuki Tanaka

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:149

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  45. This study aims to present the feasibility of the open approach of hemilevator excision (HLE) as a promising alternative of the laparoscopic and/or robotic ones for the treatment of low rectal cancer extending...

    Authors: Theodoros Mariolis-Sapsakos, Giannos Psathas, Taxiarchis Konstantinos Nikolouzakis, Konstantinos Laschos, Charikleia Triantopoulou, Gerasimos Bonatsos and John Tsiaoussis

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:131

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