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Digestive Surgery

Vol. 32, No. 6, 2015

Issue release date: December 2015

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Original Paper

Hepatic Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Tumor Thrombus in the Major Portal Vein

Kojima H. · Hatano E. · Taura K. · Seo S. · Yasuchika K. · Uemoto S.
Dig Surg 2015;32:413-420 (DOI:10.1159/000437375)

Patterns of Adenoma Recurrence in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Patients after Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis

Goldstein A.L. · Kariv R. · Klausner J.M. · Tulchinsky H.
Dig Surg 2015;32:421-425 (DOI:10.1159/000439143)

Postoperative Outcome after Major Liver Resection in Jaundiced Patients with Proximal Bile Duct Cancer without Preoperative Biliary Drainage

Abdel Wahab M. · El Hanafy E. · El Nakeeb A. · Hamdy E. · Atif E. · Sultan A.M.
Dig Surg 2015;32:426-432 (DOI:10.1159/000438796)

Clinical Significance of Preoperative CD8+ Central Memory T Cells for Operable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Liu H.-L. · Guan C.-J. · Wu Y.-J. · Hu M.-G. · Zhao Z.-M. · Liu R.
Dig Surg 2015;32:433-438 (DOI:10.1159/000440681)

Clinical Significance of Para-Aortic Lymph Node Dissection for Advanced or Metastatic Colorectal Cancer in the Current Era of Modern Chemotherapy

Arimoto A. · Uehara K. · Kato T. · Nakamura H. · Kamiya T. · Nagino M.
Dig Surg 2015;32:439-444 (DOI:10.1159/000439547)

Perioperative Blood Transfusion, Age at Surgery, and Prognosis in a Database of 526 Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers

Kosumi K. · Baba Y. · Harada K. · Yoshida N. · Watanabe M. · Baba H.
Dig Surg 2015;32:445-453 (DOI:10.1159/000433609)

Profiling Surgical Staplers: Does Staple Direction Affect the Strength of the Anastomosis?

Kimura M. · Takahashi H. · Tanaka T. · Sagawa H. · Takeyama H.
Dig Surg 2015;32:454-458 (DOI:10.1159/000440817)

The Utility of Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio as a Severity Predictor of Acute Appendicitis, Length of Hospital Stay and Postoperative Complication Rates

Kelly M.E. · Khan A. · Riaz M. · Bolger J.C. · Bennani F. · Khan W. · Waldron R. · Khan I.Z. · Barry K.
Dig Surg 2015;32:459-463 (DOI:10.1159/000440818)

Survival Impact of Pulmonary Metastasis as Recurrence of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Yamashita K. · Miyamoto A. · Hama N. · Asaoka T. · Maeda S. · Omiya H. · Takami K. · Doki Y. · Mori M. · Nakamori S.
Dig Surg 2015;32:464-471 (DOI:10.1159/000439545)

A Risk Model for Surgical Site Infection in the Gastric Cancer Surgery Using Data of 790 Patients

Ushiku H. · Hosoda K. · Yamashita K. · Katada N. · Kikuchi S. · Tsuruta H. · Watanabe M.
Dig Surg 2015;32:472-479 (DOI:10.1159/000440703)

Implications of BMI for the Prognosis of Gastric Cancer among the Japanese Population

Wada T. · Kunisaki C. · Ono H.A. · Makino H. · Akiyama H. · Endo I.
Dig Surg 2015;32:480-486 (DOI:10.1159/000440654)
Letter to the Editor

Lack of Improvement Over Time in Methodological Quality of Randomized Trials on Laparoscopic Surgery Training

Antoniou S.A. · Andreou A. · Antoniou G.A. · Koch O.O. · Köhler G. · Luketina R.-R. · Bertsias A. · Pointner R. · Granderath F.-A.
Dig Surg 2015;32:487-488 (DOI:10.1159/000441429)
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Original Paper

Frequency, Clinical Features and Factors Associated with Pouchitis after Proctocolectomy with Ileo-Pouch-Anal Anastomosis in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis: A Latin-American Country Retrospective-Cohort Study

Yamamoto-Furusho J.K. · Sarmiento Aguilar A.
Dig Surg 2015;32:489-495 (DOI:10.1159/000441427)

Prognostic Impact of Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Patients with Advanced Low Rectal Cancer Treated with Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy

Nagasaki T. · Akiyoshi T. · Fujimoto Y. · Konishi T. · Nagayama S. · Fukunaga Y. · Ueno M.
Dig Surg 2015;32:496-503 (DOI:10.1159/000441396)

EDS Society News

Dig Surg 2015;32:504 (DOI:10.1159/000442057)
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HBPD Table of Contents Vol. 14, No. 5, 2015

Dig Surg 2015;32:505-507 (DOI:10.1159/000442058)
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Contents Vol. 32, 2015

Dig Surg 2015;32:I-IV (DOI:10.1159/000442055)
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