ONCOLOGY

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy CRITICAL ELEMENTS Dynamic Lymphoscintigraphy to Identify the Sentinel Lymph Node-Containing Nodal Basin Placement of the Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Incision Identification and Removal of One or…

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Esophagectomy

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Esophagectomy CRITICAL ELEMENTS Resection of the Primary Tumor to Negative Margins Lymph Node Dissection Gastrointestinal Reconstruction Construction of Gastric Conduit Performance of a Gastric-Emptying Procedure Alternate Conduits Cervical Versus Intrathoracic…

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Wide Local Excision

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Wide Local Excision CRITICAL ELEMENTS Margin Width Depth of Excision Anatomic Orientation of the Excision 1. MARGIN WIDTH Recommendation: The margin width for wide local excision of melanoma is based…

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Introduction

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Introduction INTRODUCTION As the sixth most common cancer and one affecting most age groups, melanoma remains a clinical and epidemiologic problem. In 2018 in the United States, the estimated number…

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Introduction

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Introduction INTRODUCTION Esophageal cancer remains one of the more challenging solid tumors to treat, because it responds only modestly to chemotherapy and radiation and requires extremely complex surgery for resection…

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Local Excision

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Local Excision CRITICAL ELEMENTS Complete Resection of an Intact Specimen with Negative Bowel Wall and Deep Margins 1. COMPLETE RESECTION OF AN INTACT SPECIMEN WITH NEGATIVE BOWEL WALL AND DEEP…

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Abdominoperineal Resection

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Abdominoperineal Resection CRITICAL ELEMENTS Clearance of the Circumferential Margin at the Pelvic Floor Reconstruction of the Perineum 1. CLEARANCE OF THE CIRCUMFERENTIAL MARGIN AT THE PELVIC FLOOR Recommendation: Care should…

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Proctectomy

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Proctectomy CRITICAL ELEMENTS Proximal Vascular Ligation Total Mesorectal Excision Lymph Node Dissection Clearance of the Distal Margin 1. PROXIMAL VASCULAR LIGATION Recommendation: Routine ligation of the inferior mesenteric vascular pedicle…

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Gastrectomy

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Gastrectomy CRITICAL ELEMENTS Intraoperative Staging Resection of Primary Tumor Endoscopic Resection Partial and Total Gastrectomy Minimally Invasive Gastrectomy Assessment of Surgical Margins Regional Lymphadenectomy Reconstruction of the Gastrointestinal Tract After…

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