• Prognostic value and clinicopathologic significance of nm23 in various cancers: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    20 days ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    Extensive studies have been carried out to investigate the association between nm23 expression and the prognosis and clinicopathologic significance of various tumors.
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  • The current optimal multimodality treatments for oesophageal squamous-cell carcinoma: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    20 days ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    Multimodality treatments including definitive chemoradiotherapy and neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy or chemotherapy followed by surgery are frequently used to improve prognosis in locally advanced oesophageal squamous-cell carcinoma , while the optimal multimodality regimen has yet to be defined; therefore, this systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to find out the current best multimodality regimen for LAESCC.
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  • Phenylephrine vs Ephedrine in Cesarean Delivery Under Spinal Anesthesia: A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-analysis

    20 days ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    In the past 20 years, many studies compared phenylephrine with ephedrine to prevent or treat hypotension in elective or emergency cesarean delivery and parturients with pre-eclampsia. A meta-analysis of the abovementioned trials is needed.
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  • Laparoscopic hepatectomy versus open hepatectomy in the management of posterosuperior segments of the Liver:A systematic review and meta-analysis

    20 days ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    Previous guidance and consensus have well-addressed the advantages of laparoscopic procedures in the anterolateral segments of II, III, IVb and V of the liver, as for lesions located in the posterosuperior segments of I, IVa, VII and VIII is challenging but has become more practical recently due to progress in operative techniques.
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