Research Article

Quality of Life in Locally Advanced Colorectal Cancer Patients – An Extremely Multi-Layered Problem – A Systematic Review

There are quite more than dozens studies in world literature concerning the problems of the quality of life of patients with colorectal cancer in a wide variety of clinical and socio-individual aspects. It is significantly difficult any specific screening and stratified grouping of similar problems in patients with locally advanced cancerboth of the colon and …

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Percutaneous Endoluminal Forceps Biopsy in Cholangiocellular Carcinoma – A Perspective Approach to Timeliness of Diagnostic Confirmation Using Two Scenarios

To assess the benefits of performing endoluminal forceps biopsy during initial drainage compared to postponed biopsy using two patient management scenarios. Since 2006, 101 consecutive patients with malignant biliary stenosis due to cholangiocellular carcinoma have been followed up. All patients underwent a percutaneous biliary drainage (PBD) procedure and endoluminal forceps biopsy to obtain histological verification …

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Venous Outflow Complication after Living Donor Liver Transplantation Using Right-Liver Graft without Middle Hepatic Vein

Hepatic venous outflow complications are major obstacles to success of living donor liver transplantation (LDLT), especially using a right-liver graft without the middle hepatic vein (MHV). The aim of this study wasto clarify hepatic venous outflow complication, the risk factors for hepatic venous stenosis and the role of endovascular intervention in its management in LDLT …

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Dietary Fenugreek Attenuates Dextran Sodium Sulfate-Induced Ulcerative Colitis: Role of Inflammation

Ulcerative colitis, a chronic relapsing form of inflammatory bowel disease, is often neglected at initial stages due to its difficulty in detection leading to delayed clinical evaluation and treatment. Fenugreek, an annual plant and spice, is known to possess anti-inflammatory property. We examined the effect of dietary fenugreek on inflammatory cells related cyto-kine-mediated inflammation in …

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Management of Primary Hepatic Carcinoma by Traditional Chinese Medicine

Primary hepatic carcinoma is one of the types with high incidence of cancer. It has the characteristics of hidden disease, long incubation period, rapid development and easy metastasis, and the prognosis is poor, which seriously affects the quality of life of patients. Although much progress has been made in its research, the complex mechanisms of …

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