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World Journal of Surgery

Official Journal of the International Society of Surgery/Société Internationale de Chirurgie

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12.12.2018 | Original Scientific Report with Video

Standardize the Surgical Technique and Clarify the Relevant Anatomic Concept for Complete Mobilization of Colonic Splenic Flexure Using da Vinci Xi® Robotic System

Splenic flexure takedown is an important surgical step during the resection and reconstruction of left-sided colonic and rectal cancer [ 1 , 2 ]. The goal of complete liberation of colonic splenic flexure is to achieve adequate oncologic resection …

11.12.2018 | Original Scientific Report

Transoral Robotic Thyroidectomy for Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Perioperative Outcomes of 100 Consecutive Patients

Since its original description in 2010 [ 1 ], various transoral thyroidectomy approaches have been reported [ 2 – 4 ]. Nevertheless, the approaches through the floor of the mouth did not gain popularity because of high complication and conversion …

07.12.2018 | Original Scientific Report

Prognostic Factors of Pathological N1 Non-small Cell Lung Cancer After Curative Resection Without Adjuvant Chemotherapy

The most important prognostic indicator of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the tumor, node, metastasis (TNM) stage. Therefore, the treatment plan is established in accordance with the TNM stage [ 1 ]. According to the National Comprehensive …

07.12.2018 | Original Scientific Report

Percutaneous Microwave Ablation of Metastatic Lymph Nodes from Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Preliminary Results

The incidence of thyroid cancer has rapidly increased in recent decades. Most patients can be cured by a near-total thyroidectomy and neck dissection; however, 20–30% of patients will experience a recurrence and lymph node metastases after surgery …

07.12.2018 | Original Scientific Report

Our Rationale of Initiating Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: A Proposal of Criteria for “Borderline Resectable” in the Field of Surgery for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma

At present, only surgical extirpation can provide the chance of cure in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HCca) [ 1 – 3 ]. Nonetheless, HCca has already progressed to unresectable disease at initial presentation in many cases [ 1 – 3 ].

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World Journal of Surgery provides an in-depth, international forum for the most current, most authoritative information on major clinical problems in the fields of clinical and experimental surgery, surgical education, and socioeconomic aspects of surgical care. In addition to original scientific reports, the journal features "World Progress in Surgery", a special section presenting contributions from recognized authorities on a single topic of current importance. Under the editorship of Dr. John G. Hunter, World Journal of Surgery rapidly publishes original articles that offer significant contributions in the fields of clinical surgery, experimental surgery and related sciences, surgical education, and the socioeconomic aspects of surgical care.

This is the official journal of the International Society of Surgery (ISS) / Société Internationale de Chirurgie (SIC)

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