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Digestive Surgery

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Original Paper

Peritoneal Seeding after Gastric Perforation during Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Gastric Cancer

Hirao M. · Yamada T. · Michida T. · Nishikawa K. · Hamakawa T. · Mita E. · Mano M. · Sekimoto M.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000481715)

Evaluation of Anastomotic Leak after Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer: Typical Time Point of Occurrence, Mode of Diagnosis, Value of Routine Radiocontrast Agent Studies and Therapeutic Options

Struecker B. · Andreou A. · Chopra S. · Heilmann A.-C. · Spenke J. · Denecke C. · Sauer I.M. · Bahra M. · Pratschke J. · Biebl M.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000480357)

Implementation of a New High-Volume Circular Stapler in Stapled Anopexy for Hemorrhoidal Disease: Is Patient’s Short-Term Outcome Affected by a Higher Volume of Resected Tissue?

Grotenhuis B.A. · Nonner J. · de Graaf E.J.R. · Doornebosch P.G.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000480355)

18F-FAMT PET Is Useful to Distinguish between Specific Uptake and Nonspecific Uptake Compared to 18F-Flourodeoxyglucose Position Emission Tomography in Esophageal Cancer Patients

Sohda M. · Miyazaki T. · Honjyo H. · Hara K. · Ozawa D. · Sakai M. · Yokobori T. · Higuchi T. · Tsushima Y. · Kuwano H.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000480122)

Preoperative Nutritional Optimization for Crohn’s Disease Patients Can Improve Surgical Outcome

Dreznik Y. · Horesh N. · Gutman M. · Gravetz A. · Amiel I. · Jacobi H. · Zmora O. · Rosin D.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000481408)

Metastatic Malignancy to the Colon and Rectum: A Report of 14 Cases from One Single Institute

Lin C.-C. · Lin C.-C. · Chen W.-S. · Lin T.-C. · Lin J.-K. · Jiang J.-K.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000480156)

Letter to the Editor

Predictive Values of C-Reactive Protein and Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio in Detecting Anastomotic Leak in Open Colorectal Surgery

Paliogiannis P. · Zinellu A.
Dig Surg 2018;35:85–85 (DOI:10.1159/000481415)
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Reply

Reply to the Letter to the Editor: Predictive Values of C-Reactive Protein and Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio in Detecting Anastomotic Leak in Open Colorectal Surgery

Mik M.
Dig Surg 2018;35:86–86 (DOI:10.1159/000481997)
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Original Paper

Impact of the FloTrac/VigileoTM Monitoring on Intraoperative Fluid Management and Outcome after Liver Resection

Giustiniano E. · Procopio F. · Ruggieri N. · Grimaldi S. · Torzilli G. · Raimondi F.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000481406)

Consensus Statement

Expert Panel Statement on Laparoscopic Living Donor Hepatectomy

Han H.-S. · Cho J.Y. · Kaneko H. · Wakabayashi G. · Okajima H. · Uemoto S. · Soubrane O. · Yong C.-C. · Chen C.-L. · Cheung T.T. · Belli G. · Kubo S. · Wu Y.-M. · Chen K.-H. · Troisi R.I. · Kwon C.H.D. · Suh K.-S. · Soin A.S. · Kim K.-H. · Cherqui D.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000479242)
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Original Paper

The ALPPS Approach for Colorectal Liver Metastases: Impact of KRAS Mutation Status in Survival

Serenari M. · Alvarez F.A. · Ardiles V. · de Santibañes M. · Pekolj J. · de Santibañes E.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000471930)

Survey Results of the Expert Meeting on Laparoscopic Living Donor Hepatectomy and Literature Review

Cho J.Y. · Han H.-S. · Kaneko H. · Wakabayashi G. · Okajima H. · Uemoto S. · Soubrane O. · Yong C.-C. · Chen C.-L. · Cheung T.T. · Belli G. · Kubo S. · Wu Y.-M. · Chen K.-H. · Troisi R.I. · Kwon C.H.D. · Suh K.-S. · Soin A.S. · Kim K.-H. · Cherqui D.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000479243)

Parenchymal-Sparing Surgery for the Surgical Treatment of Multiple Colorectal Liver Metastases Is a Safer Approach than Major Hepatectomy Not Impairing Patients' Prognosis: A Bi-Institutional Propensity Score-Matched Analysis

Donadon M. · Cescon M. · Cucchetti A. · Cimino M. · Costa G. · Pesi B. · Ercolani G. · Pinna A.D. · Torzilli G.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000479336)

Feasibility of Segmental Colectomy Followed by Endoscopic Surveillance as a Treatment Strategy for Colorectal Cancer Patients with Lynch Syndrome

Nagasaki T. · Arai M. · Chino A. · Akiyoshi T. · Fukunaga Y. · Ueno M.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000481413)

Successful Management of a Positive Air Leak Test during Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Sasaki K. · Ishihara S. · Nozawa H. · Kawai K. · Hata K. · Kiyomatsu T. · Tanaka T. · Nishikawa T. · Otani K. · Yasuda K. · Murono K. · Watanabe T.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000480157)

Original paper

Percutaneous Biliary Balloon Dilation: Impact of an Institutional Three-Session Protocol on Patients with Benign Anastomotic Strictures of Hepatojejunostomy

Czerwonko M.E. · Huespe P. · Mazza O. · de Santibanes M. · Sanchez-Claria R. · Pekolj J. · Ciardullo M. · de Santibanes E. · Hyon S.H.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000480246)

Original Paper

Salvage Hepatectomy for Recurrent Hepatocellular Carcinoma after Radiofrequency Ablation and/or Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis

Orimo T. · Kamiyama T. · Yokoo H. · Wakayama K. · Shimada S. · Einama T. · Kamachi H. · Taketomi A.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000480521)

Safety and Feasibility of a Laparoscopy-Assisted Non-Anatomic Resection Technique for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Located at Right Posterior Segments in Cirrhotic Patients: A Case-Controlled Study with Propensity Score Matching

Jin H. · Yin Z. · Zhou Y. · Ma T. · Jian Z.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000480359)

Pretreatment Serum Carbohydrate Antigen 19-9 Concentration Is a Predictor of Survival of Patients Who Have Undergone Curative Resection of Stage IV Rectal Cancer

Miki M. · Akiyoshi T. · Ogura A. · Nagasaki T. · Konishi T. · Fujimoto Y. · Nagayama S. · Noma H. · Saiura A. · Fukunaga Y. · Ueno M.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000480247)

Review Article

Prognostic Impact of Adjuvant Chemotherapy after Hepatic Resection for Synchronous and Early Metachronous Colorectal Liver Metastases

Nishioka Y. · Moriyama J. · Matoba S. · Kuroyanagi H. · Hashimoto M. · Shindoh J.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000478791)
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Original Paper

Predictors of Postoperative Non-Chylous Massive Discharge after Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Ito K. · Kawaguchi Y. · Sakamoto Y. · Arita J. · Hasegawa K. · Kokudo N.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000479341)

The Impact of the Hepatitis B Core Antibody Status on Recurrence in Patients with Non-B Non-C Hepatocellular Carcinoma after Curative Surgery

Okamura Y. · Sugiura T. · Ito T. · Yamamoto Y. · Ashida R. · Uesaka K.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000479340)

Outcomes of Self-Expanding Metal Stents in Malignant Colonic Obstruction are Independent of Location or Length of the Stenosis: Results of a Retrospective, Single-Center Series

Schoonbeek P.K. · Genzel P. · van den Berg E.H. · van Dobbenburgh O.A. · ter Borg F.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000477821)

The Impact of Serosal Invasion on Prognosis after Curative Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Invasion to Adjacent Organs and Rupture of Tumor Were Crucial Tumor-Related Prognostic Factors Needed for Survival

Kato Y. · Okamura Y. · Sugiura T. · Ito T. · Yamamoto Y. · Ashida R. · Uesaka K.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000477270)

Intracorporeal versus Extracorporeal Anastomoses Following Laparoscopic Right Colectomy in Obese Patients: A Case-Matched Study

Vignali A. · Elmore U. · Lemma M. · Guarnieri G. · Radaelli G. · Rosati R.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000479241)

Acalculous Cholecystitis: Is an Elective Interval Cholecystectomy Necessary

Abbas S.H. · Ghazanfar M.A. · Gordon-Weeks A.N. · Reddy S.R. · Soonawalla Z. · Silva M.A.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000477780)

Review Article

Does the Margin Matter in Esophageal Cancer

Karstens K.-F. · Izbicki J.R. · Reeh M.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000478669)
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Original Paper

Do We Need to Add Postoperative Radiotherapy in Patients Undergoing Trimodality Therapy for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Positive Lymph Nodes Disease

Huang P.-M. · Hsu F.-M. · Lin C.-C. · Hsu C.-H. · Cheng J.C.-H. · Lee J.-M.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000477264)

Colonic Histological Criteria Predict Development of Pouchitis after Ileal Pouch: Anal Anastomosis for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis

Araki T. · Hashimoto K. · Okita Y. · Fujikawa H. · Kondo S. · Kobayashi M. · Ohi M. · Toiyama Y. · Inoue Y. · Uchida K. · Mohri Y. · Kusunoki M.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000477268)

Letter to the Editor

Acute Diverticulitis and Subsequent Colonoscopy: Instigating an Old Discussion

Cúrdia Gonçalves T. · Barbosa M. · Marinho C. · Cotter J.
Dig Surg 2018;35:87–88 (DOI:10.1159/000469713)
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Original Paper

Trends in the Management of Acute Appendicitis in a Single-Center Quality Register Cohort of 5,614 Patients

Dahlberg M.J.A. · Pieniowski E.H.A. · Boström L.Å.S.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000477269)

Recovery of Food Intake after Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer: Based on a Large-Scale Gastric Cancer Cohort

Eom B.W. · Kim J. · Kim D.H. · Kim Y.-I. · Yoon H.M. · Cho S.-J. · Lee J.Y. · Kim C.G. · Choi I.J. · Kim Y.-W. · Nam B.-H. · Ryu K.W.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000477779)

Surgical Site Infection after Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Shirata C. · Hasegawa K. · Kokudo T. · Arita J. · Akamatsu N. · Kaneko J. · Sakamoto Y. · Makuuchi M. · Kokudo N.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000477777)

Different Impacts of Preoperative Radiotherapy and Chemoradiotherapy on Oncological Outcomes in Patients with Stages II and III Lower Rectal Cancer: A Propensity Score Analysis

Takiyama H. · Kawai K. · Ishihara S. · Yasuda K. · Otani K. · Nishikawa T. · Tanaka T. · Kiyomatsu T. · Hata K. · Nozawa H. · Morikawa T. · Watanabe T.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000477778)

Prevent Pancreatic Fistula after Pancreatoduodenectomy: Possible Role of Ultrasound Elastography

D'Onofrio M. · Tremolada G. · De Robertis R. · Crosara S. · Ciaravino V. · Cardobi N. · Marchegiani G. · Pulvirenti A. · Allegrini V. · Salvia R. · Bassi C. · Pozzi Mucelli R.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000477475)

A Pilot Trial of S-1 and Paclitaxel in Unresectable or Postoperative Recurrent Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Pretreated by Fluorouracil, Cisplatin, and Docetaxel Chemotherapy

Nakajima Y. · Kawada K. · Tokairin Y. · Hoshino A. · Okada T. · Kawano T.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000477265)

Editorial

Clinical Challenges in Upper Gastrointestinal Malignancies after Bariatric Surgery

Tse W.H.W. · Kroon H.M. · van Lanschot J.J.B.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000477267)
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Original Paper

Efficacy of Hyaluronic Acid/Carboxymethyl Cellulose-Based Bioresorbable Membranes in Reducing Perihepatic Adhesion Formation: A Prospective Cohort Study

Shimizu A. · Hasegawa K. · Masuda K. · Omichi K. · Miyata A. · Kokudo N.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000472883)

Improvement of Anal Function by Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Sheets

Inoue Y. · Fujita F. · Yamaguchi I. · Kinoe H. · Kawahara D. · Sakai Y. · Kuroki T. · Eguchi S.
Dig Surg 2018;35:64–69 (DOI:10.1159/000475475)

Short-Term Clinical and Oncological Outcomes after Single-Incision Plus One Port Laparoscopic Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer

Hirano Y. · Hattori M. · Douden K. · Shimada M. · Hashizume Y.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000475872)

Clinicopathologic Study of Biliary Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Cholangiocarcinoma

Kim H.J. · Kim J.S. · Kim B.H. · Bak Y.-T.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000475848)

Risk Factors for Early Postoperative Small Bowel Obstruction after Elective Colon Cancer Surgery: An Observational Study of 1,244 Consecutive Patients

Wang X.-J. · Chi P. · Lin H.-M. · Lu X.-R. · Huang Y. · Xu Z.-B. · Huang S.-H. · Sun Y.-W. · Ye D.-X.
Dig Surg 2018;35:49–54 (DOI:10.1159/000468155)

Prolonged Neoadjuvant Therapy for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Eguchi H. · Yamada D. · Iwagami Y. · Gotoh K. · Kawamoto K. · Wada H. · Asaoka T. · Noda T. · Takeda Y. · Tanemura M. · Sakai D. · Satoh T. · Kudo T. · Isohashi F. · Mori M. · Doki Y.
Dig Surg 2018;35:70–76 (DOI:10.1159/000475477)

Combined Antrectomy Reduces the Incidence of Delayed Gastric Emptying after Pancreatoduodenectomy

Yamamoto Y. · Ashida R. · Ohgi K. · Sugiura T. · Okamura Y. · Ito T. · Kato Y. · Yamada M. · Uesaka K.
Dig Surg (DOI:10.1159/000474957)

Perioperative Serum Carcinoembryonic Antigen Levels Predict Recurrence and Survival of Patients with Pathological T2-4 Gastric Cancer Treated with Curative Gastrectomy

Uda H. · Kanda M. · Tanaka C. · Kobayashi D. · Inaoka K. · Tanaka Y. · Hayashi M. · Iwata N. · Yamada S. · Fujii T. · Sugimoto H. · Murotani K. · Fujiwara M. · Kodera Y.
Dig Surg 2018;35:55–63 (DOI:10.1159/000471931)

Risk Factors for Anastomotic Leakage of Esophagojejunostomy after Laparoscopy-Assisted Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer

Oshi M. · Kunisaki C. · Miyamoto H. · Kosaka T. · Akiyama H. · Endo I.
Dig Surg 2018;35:28–34 (DOI:10.1159/000464357)

Incidence of and Risk Factors and Reinterventions for Post-Pancreatoduodenectomy Hemorrhage: Retrospective Analysis

Wang W.-G. · Fu L. · Babu S.R. · Wang L. · Liang C.-P. · Tian B.-L.
Dig Surg 2018;35:19–27 (DOI:10.1159/000460263)

Clinical Pattern of Recurrent Disease during the Follow-Up of Rectal Carcinoma

Wieldraaijer T. · Bruin P. · Duineveld L.A.M. · Tanis P.J. · Smits A.B. · van Weert H.C.P.M. · Wind J.
Dig Surg 2018;35:35–41 (DOI:10.1159/000464358)
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Management and Outcomes of Pancreatic Resections Performed in High-Volume Referral and Low-Volume Community Hospitals Lead by Surgeons Who Shared the Same Mentor: The Importance of Training

Capretti G. · Balzano G. · Gianotti L. · Stella M. · Ferrari G. · Baccari P. · Zuliani W. · Braga M. · Zerbi A.
Dig Surg 2018;35:42–48 (DOI:10.1159/000464412)

Nutritional Recovery after Open and Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy for Early Gastric Cancer: A Prospective Multicenter Comparative Trial (CCOG1204)

Matsushita H. · Tanaka C. · Murotani K. · Misawa K. · Ito S. · Ito Y. · Kanda M. · Mochizuki Y. · Ishigure K. · Yaguchi T. · Teramoto J. · Nakayama H. · Kawase Y. · Fujiwara M. · Kodera Y.
Dig Surg 2018;35:11–18 (DOI:10.1159/000458714)

Incidence and Risk Factors of Postoperative Delirium following Pancreatic Surgery: Does the Administration of TJ-54 Reduce the Incidence of Delirium

Mizuno S. · Takeuchi S. · Kishiwada M. · Mizutani N. · Matsuda M. · Sekoguchi N. · Iizawa Y. · Azumi Y. · Kuriyama N. · Usui M. · Sakurai H. · Maruyama K. · Okuda M. · Okada M. · Isaji S.
Dig Surg 2018;35:1–10 (DOI:10.1159/000456627)

Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio and C-Reactive Protein as Two Predictive Tools of Anastomotic Leak in Colorectal Cancer Open Surgery

Mik M. · Dziki L. · Berut M. · Trzcinski R. · Dziki A.
Dig Surg 2018;35:77–84 (DOI:10.1159/000456081)