Original Article

Evaluation of Predicting Factors on Patients’ Outcome Underwent Esophageal Cancer Surgery Treatment, A Single Institution, A Decade of Study, Firoozgar Hospital, Tehran, Iran 2008-2019

1. Abstract 1.1. Background and Objectives: Esophagheal cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, because in addition to its high prevalence, mortality rate is also high and puts it at the sixth place in terms of mortality. The most commonly used treatment in these patients is surgery. People with tumors in higher stages may also …

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Endoscopic Ultrasound – Guided Gastrojejunostomy Stent Placement – A Novel Technique to Manage Afferent Loop Syndrome

1. Abstract Afferent Loop Syndrome (ALS) is a complication caused by obstruction of the biliopancreatic limb after gastrointestinal reconstruction. Re-operation is preferred in surgically fit patients, but higher-risk patients have limited surgical options. We present a case of ALS secondary to duodenal cancer recurrence after a Whipple procedure, treated successfully with the novel endoscopic ultrasound-guided …

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Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor of the Pancreas (Frantz Tumor) : A Case Report

1. Abstract Pancreatic Pseudopapillary Tumor (PTS) or Frantz tumor is a rare tumor of the exocrine pancreas with a low grade of malignancy. It mainly occurs in young women (20 to 40 years old) with an increased frequency in the Asian population. Their prognosis remains good especially after complete excision. We report the management of …

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Immunohistochemical Detection of Cytokeratin 20 in Colorectal Carcinoma

1. Abstract Background: Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine (colon), the lower part of digestive system. Rectal cancer is cancer of the last several inches of the colon. Together, they are often referred to as colorectal cancers. The most common cancers of the large intestine (the type called adenocarcinoma) arise from the mucosa, …

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Comparison of The Initial Endoscopic Versus Percutaneous Approach Biliary Drainage for Palliative Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma

1. Abstract 1.1 Background: Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage (PTBD) and endoscopic retrograde biliary drainage (ERBD) had been widely used for unresectable perihilar cholangiocarcinoma (PHC). The optimal type of biliary drainage is still a matter of debate. We aim to compare the efficacy and complications of PTBD and ERBD in the unresectable PHC. http://dx.doi.org/10.47829/JJGH.2021.6702

Users of Aspirin and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Have Fewer and Smaller Dysplastic Polyps – Lessons from Colorectal Cancer Screening Program in Scotland

1. Abstract 1.1. Background & Aims: The potential influence of aspirin and NSAIDs in colorectal cancer screening programs is not clear. We aimed to assess the numbers and sizes of dysplastic polyps detected in colorectal cancer screening of subjects using low-dose aspirin, NSAIDs, and controls. 1.2. Methods: Screening kits were sent to 71026 Scottish citizens, …

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Administration of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Risk of Pyogenic Liver Abscess in a Case-Control Study

1. Abstract 1.1. Background/Objective: Little research is available between Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) use and incidence of Pyogenic Liver Abscess (PLA). The objective of the study was to determine whether SSRIs use is associated with PLA. 1.2. Methods: There were 1749 subjects, who had the first episode of PLA between 2000 and 2013, were …

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