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March-April 2018| Vol 51| Issue 2

Original Article

Differential impacts of clinical variables and 5-fluorouracil-based adjuvant chemotherapy on 5-year disease-free survival of patients with stage IIa and IIb colon cancer

Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate practicable predictors of 5-year disease-free survival (DFS) and impact of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)-based adjuvant chemotherapy in stage IIa and I...

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Occult aortic fistulation affects late outcome of ruptured descending thoracic aortic aneurysms after emergency thoracic endovascular aortic repair in patients with initial hematemesis/hemoptysis

Background: Although thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) has been widely used as the first choice of emergency surgical procedure for ruptured descending thoracic aortic aneurysms (rD...

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Facial recontouring with autologous cryopreserved fat graft

Background: Autologous fat graft is a well established technique for soft tissue augmentation and the most significant drawback remains the unpredictability of the absorption rate and the possi...

Original Article

Inhibitory effect of methamphetamine on intracavernous pressure in rats

Background: There is a paucity of animal study investigating the effect of methamphetamine (METH) on penile erection in spite of its worldwide population. Aim: We investigated the chang...

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Analysis of surgical manpower for the past 20 years in Taiwan

Background: The Taiwan Surgical Association (TSA) has been in operation for more than 50 years since its establishment. We checked the data of the members recently to have a full understandings...

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Formosan Journal of Surgery, a publication of Taiwan Surgical Association, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Bimonthly print on demand compilation of issues published.

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