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Current Evidence and Future Directions in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research

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  3. 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

    Content type: Technical innovations

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  8. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  9. 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

    Content type: Review

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  10. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  11. 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

    Content type: Technical innovations

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