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Clinical predictors of early cancer-related mortality following neoadjuvant therapy and oesophagectomy

Brendon M. Stiles, Gregory G. Salzler, Abu Nasar, Subroto Paul, Paul C. Lee, Jeffrey L. Port and Nasser K. Altorki.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgical Oncology. 4474 words.

OBJECTIVES

Although oesophagectomy can be curative for patients with oesophageal cancer (OC), it may be associated with high morbidity and decreased quality...

Complications following recurrent laryngeal nerve lymph node dissection in oesophageal cancer surgery

Yusuke Taniyama, Go Miyata, Takashi Kamei, Toru Nakano, Shigeo Abe, Kazunori Katsura, Tadashi Sakurai, Jin Teshima, Makoto Hikage and Norikaki Ohuchi.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

January 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3819 words.

OBJECTIVES

The recurrent laryngeal nerve lymph node is one of the most common metastatic sites in oesophageal cancer, and dissection of this lymph node is...

Emergencies in Palliative and Supportive Care

David Currow and Katherine Clark.

November 2006; p ublished online August 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Dermatology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Gastroenterology; Haematology; Neurology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Psychiatry; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Genito-urinary Medicine. 344 pages.

This is a practical, accessible guide to all emergency situations encountered in palliative care. It provides clinical guidance for the management of people with progressive life limiting...

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External validation of the Ferguson pulmonary risk score for predicting major pulmonary complications after oesophagectomy

J. Matthew Reinersman, Mark S. Allen, Claude Deschamps, Mark K. Ferguson, Francis C. Nichols, K. Robert Shen, Dennis A. Wigle and Stephen D. Cassivi.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2016; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3931 words.

OBJECTIVES

Pulmonary complications remain a frequent cause of morbidity in patients undergoing oesophagectomy. Risk screening tools assist in patient...

Is low serum albumin associated with postoperative complications in patients undergoing oesophagectomy for oesophageal malignancies?

Sean L. Goh, Ramesh P. De Silva, Kumud Dhital and Rohan M. Gett.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

January 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3150 words.

A best evidence topic was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was: in patients undergoing oesophagectomy for oesophageal malignancy, is low serum albumin...

Mitral valve repair of isolated posterior leaflet prolapse: resect or respect?

Christos Tourmousoglou, Spiros Lalos and Dimitrios Dougenis.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Surgical Oncology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Gastroenterology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 4479 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether it is best in a patient with posterior leaflet prolapse to resect...

Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

Edited by Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini.

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Public Health and Epidemiology; Epidemiology; Clinical Skills; Emergency Medicine; Neonatology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Neurology; Psychiatry; Haematology; Radiation Oncology; Infectious Diseases; Rheumatology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Dermatology; Paediatric Surgery; Community Medical Services; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 1120 pages.

This invaluable reference covers all significant aspects of acute and chronic paediatrics. Areas such as neonatology, surgery, genetics and congenital malformations and child protection are...

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Validation of a new approach for mortality risk assessment in oesophagectomy for cancer based on age- and gender-corrected body mass index

Hans Van Veer, Johnny Moons, Gail Darling, Toni Lerut, Willy Coosemans, Thomas Waddell, Paul De Leyn and Philippe Nafteux.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgical Oncology. 5438 words.

OBJECTIVES

We developed a new algorithm to identify high-risk patients for underweight after oesophagectomy for cancer. Patients were assigned to an...