• Early Detection of Alzheimer's Cognitive Impairment via Verbal Fluency

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    Declining cognitive functioning in early stages of Alzheimer's disease patients can be detected with their ability to generate infinite spoken verbs, finds a new study.
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  • Reevaluation of laparoscopic surgery's value in pathological T4 colon cancer with comparison to open surgery: A retrospective and propensity score-matched study

    Reevaluation of laparoscopic surgery's value in pathological T4 colon cancer with comparison to open surgery: A retrospective and propensity score-matched study

    1 month ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    In spite of the unique advantages of minimally invasive treatment, laparoscopic surgery is not recommended in T4 colon cancer patients with the concern of technical feasibility and suboptimal oncologic outcomes. We used the database of our center to reevaluate laparoscopic surgery's value in T4 colon cancer and compared with open surgery in both short- and long-term outcomes.
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  • Hepatocellular carcinoma with en bloc diaphragmatic resection: A single-center experience over 14 years

    1 month ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    Diaphragmatic resection is not common in patients undergoing hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma. This study aims to evaluate retrospectively the clinical characteristics and surgical results of HCC patients undergoing hepatectomy plus diaphragmatic resection.
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  • Long-term results of CT-guided percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of inoperable patients with stage Ia non-small cell lung cancer: A retrospective cohort study

    1 month ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    This study was performed to retrospectively evaluate the 10-year overall survival , progression-free survival , and local control rates of patients with inoperable stage Ia non-small cell lung cancer who underwent computed tomography -guided radiofrequency ablation in a single center.
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