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Rectosigmoid resection by gynecologic oncologists versus colorectal surgeons: as long as it catches the mouse, does the color of the cat matter?

Suk Joon Chang, Christina Fotopoulou, Robert E Bristow, Dennis S Chi, William A Cliby,

J Gynecol Oncol (Journal of gynecologic oncology)
[2021, 32(3):e51]

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Prognostic Value and Therapeutic Implications of Pleural Carcinosis and Malignant Pleural Effusion in Advanced Epithelial Ovarian Cancer.

Sara Nasser, Christina Fotopoulou, Rolf Richter, Jana Kaulich, Elena Braicu, Carmen Beteta, Jessica Olschewski, Aygun Babayeva, Jalid Sehouli,

<h4>Aim</h4>To demonstrate the prognostic value of pleural carcinosis/effusion in a cohort of patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) and the associated therapeutic implications.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>Overall, data for 388 patients with EOC with confirmed malignant pleural effusion (MPE) or pleural carcinosis were retrospectively analyzed. Exclusion criteria were non-epithelial ovarian malignancies ... Read more >>

Anticancer Res (Anticancer research)
[2021, 41(4):2033-2038]

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ESGO/ISUOG/IOTA/ESGE Consensus statements on the pre-operative diagnosis of ovarian tumours.

Dirk Timmerman, François Planchamp, Tom Bourne, Chiara Landolfo, Andreas du Bois, Luis Chiva, David Cibula, Nicole Concin, Daniela Fischerova, Wouter Froyman, Guillermo Gallardo, Birthe Lemley, Annika Loft, Liliana Mereu, Philippe Morice, Denis Querleu, Antonia Testa, Ignace Vergote, Vincent Vandecaveye, Giovanni Scambia, Christina Fotopoulou,

The European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO), the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG), the International Ovarian Tumour Analysis group (IOTA) and the European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (ESGE) jointly developed clinically relevant and evidence-based consensus statements on the pre-operative diagnosis of ovarian tumours, including imaging techniques, ... Read more >>

Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol (Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology)
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Innovations in surgery and peri-operative care: A technical gimmick or true oncology advance?

Christina Fotopoulou, Thomas C Krivak, Suk-Joon Chang,

Gynecol Oncol (Gynecologic oncology)
[2021, 161(1):1-3]

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SARS-CoV-2 vaccination modelling for safe surgery to save lives: data from an international prospective cohort study.

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<h4>Background</h4>Preoperative SARS-CoV-2 vaccination could support safer elective surgery. Vaccine numbers are limited so this study aimed to inform their prioritization by modelling.<h4>Methods</h4>The primary outcome was the number needed to vaccinate (NNV) to prevent one COVID-19-related death in 1 year. NNVs were based on postoperative SARS-CoV-2 rates and mortality in an ... Read more >>

Br J Surg (The British journal of surgery)
[2021, :]

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ESGO/ESTRO/ESP Guidelines for the management of patients with endometrial carcinoma.

Nicole Concin, Carien L Creutzberg, Ignace Vergote, David Cibula, Mansoor Raza Mirza, Simone Marnitz, Jonathan A Ledermann, Tjalling Bosse, Cyrus Chargari, Anna Fagotti, Christina Fotopoulou, Antonio González-Martín, Sigurd F Lax, Domenica Lorusso, Christian Marth, Philippe Morice, Remi A Nout, Dearbhaile E O'Donnell, Denis Querleu, Maria Rosaria Raspollini, Jalid Sehouli, Alina E Sturdza, Alexandra Taylor, Anneke M Westermann, Pauline Wimberger, Nicoletta Colombo, François Planchamp, Xavier Matias-Guiu,

A European consensus conference on endometrial carcinoma was held in 2014 to produce multidisciplinary evidence-based guidelines on selected questions. Given the large body of literature on the management of endometrial carcinoma published since 2014, the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO), the European SocieTy for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO) and ... Read more >>

Virchows Arch (Virchows Archiv : an international journal of pathology)
[2021, 478(2):153-190]

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Discovery of a biomarker candidate for surgical stratification in high-grade serous ovarian cancer.

Haonan Lu, Paula Cunnea, Katherine Nixon, Natasha Rinne, Eric O Aboagye, Christina Fotopoulou,

<h4>Background</h4>Maximal effort cytoreductive surgery is associated with improved outcomes in advanced high-grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC). However, despite complete gross resection (CGR), there is a percentage of patients who will relapse and die early. The aim of this study is to identify potential candidate biomarkers to help personalise surgical radicality.<h4>Methods</h4>136 ... Read more >>

Br J Cancer (British journal of cancer)
[2021, 124(7):1286-1293]

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ESGO/ESTRO/ESP guidelines for the management of patients with endometrial carcinoma.

Nicole Concin, Xavier Matias-Guiu, Ignace Vergote, David Cibula, Mansoor Raza Mirza, Simone Marnitz, Jonathan Ledermann, Tjalling Bosse, Cyrus Chargari, Anna Fagotti, Christina Fotopoulou, Antonio Gonzalez Martin, Sigurd Lax, Domenica Lorusso, Christian Marth, Philippe Morice, Remi A Nout, Dearbhaile O'Donnell, Denis Querleu, Maria Rosaria Raspollini, Jalid Sehouli, Alina Sturdza, Alexandra Taylor, Anneke Westermann, Pauline Wimberger, Nicoletta Colombo, François Planchamp, Carien L Creutzberg,

A European consensus conference on endometrial carcinoma was held in 2014 to produce multidisciplinary evidence-based guidelines on selected questions. Given the large body of literature on the management of endometrial carcinoma published since 2014, the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO), the European SocieTy for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO) and ... Read more >>

Radiother Oncol (Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology)
[2021, 154:327-353]

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The Oxford Classic Links Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition to Immunosuppression in Poor Prognosis Ovarian Cancers.

Zhiyuan Hu, Paula Cunnea, Zhe Zhong, Haonan Lu, Oloruntoba I Osagie, Leticia Campo, Mara Artibani, Katherine Nixon, Jennifer Ploski, Laura Santana Gonzalez, Abdulkhaliq Alsaadi, Nina Wietek, Stephen Damato, Sunanda Dhar, Sarah P Blagden, Christopher Yau, Joanna Hester, Ashwag Albukhari, Eric O Aboagye, Christina Fotopoulou, Ahmed Ahmed,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Using RNA sequencing, we recently developed the 52-gene-based Oxford classifier of carcinoma of the ovary (Oxford Classic, OxC) for molecular stratification of serous ovarian cancers (SOCs) based on the molecular profiles of their cell of origin in the fallopian tube epithelium. Here, we developed a 52-gene NanoString panel for the ... Read more >>

Clin Cancer Res (Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research)
[2021, 27(5):1570-1579]

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British Gynaecological Cancer Society/British Association of Gynaecological Pathology consensus for germline and tumor testing for BRCA1/2 variants in ovarian cancer in the United Kingdom.

Sudha Sundar, Ranjit Manchanda, Charlie Gourley, Angela George, Andrew Wallace, Janos Balega, Sarah Williams, Yvonne Wallis, Richard Edmondson, Shibani Nicum, Jonathan Frost, Ayoma Attygalle, Christina Fotopoulou, Rebecca Bowen, Dani Bell, Ketankumar Gajjar, Bruce Ramsay, Nicholas J Wood, Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami, Tracie Miles, Raji Ganesan,

The British Gynecological Cancer Society and the British Association of Gynecological Pathologists established a multidisciplinary consensus group comprising experts in surgical gynecological oncology, medical oncology, genetics, and laboratory science, and clinical nurse specialists to identify the optimal pathways to <i>BRCA</i> germline and tumor testing in patients with ovarian cancer in ... Read more >>

Int J Gynecol Cancer (International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society)
[2021, 31(2):272-278]

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ESGO/ESTRO/ESP guidelines for the management of patients with endometrial carcinoma.

Nicole Concin, Xavier Matias-Guiu, Ignace Vergote, David Cibula, Mansoor Raza Mirza, Simone Marnitz, Jonathan Ledermann, Tjalling Bosse, Cyrus Chargari, Anna Fagotti, Christina Fotopoulou, Antonio Gonzalez Martin, Sigurd Lax, Domenica Lorusso, Christian Marth, Philippe Morice, Remi A Nout, Dearbhaile O'Donnell, Denis Querleu, Maria Rosaria Raspollini, Jalid Sehouli, Alina Sturdza, Alexandra Taylor, Anneke Westermann, Pauline Wimberger, Nicoletta Colombo, François Planchamp, Carien L Creutzberg,

A European consensus conference on endometrial carcinoma was held in 2014 to produce multi-disciplinary evidence-based guidelines on selected questions. Given the large body of literature on the management of endometrial carcinoma published since 2014, the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO), the European SocieTy for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), and ... Read more >>

Int J Gynecol Cancer (International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society)
[2021, 31(1):12-39]

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Perspectives, fears and expectations of patients with gynaecological cancers during the COVID-19 pandemic: A Pan-European study of the European Network of Gynaecological Cancer Advocacy Groups (ENGAGe).

Murat Gultekin, Sertac Ak, Ali Ayhan, Aleksandra Strojna, Andrei Pletnev, Anna Fagotti, Anna Myriam Perrone, B Emre Erzeneoglu, B Esat Temiz, Birthe Lemley, Burcu Soyak, Cathy Hughes, David Cibula, Dimitrios Haidopoulos, Donal Brennan, Edoardo Cola, Elzbieta van der Steen-Banasik, Esra Urkmez, Huseyin Akilli, Ignacio Zapardiel, Icó Tóth, Jalid Sehouli, Kamil Zalewski, Kiarash Bahremand, Luis Chiva, Mansoor Raza Mirza, Maria Papageorgiou, Novak Zoltan, Petra Adámková, Philippe Morice, Sonia Garrido-Mallach, Utku Akgor, Vasilis Theodoulidis, Zafer Arik, Karina D Steffensen, Christina Fotopoulou,

<h4>Background</h4>The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on European gynaecological cancer patients under active treatment or follow-up has not been documented. We sought to capture the patient perceptions of the COVID-19 implications and the worldwide imposed treatment modifications.<h4>Methods</h4>A patient survey was conducted in 16 European countries, using a new COVID-19-related questionnaire, ... Read more >>

Cancer Med (Cancer medicine)
[2021, 10(1):208-219]

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Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for advanced ovarian cancer: the tail of the scorpion for radical debulking surgery?

Christina Fotopoulou,

Int J Gynecol Cancer (International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society)
[2020, 30(11):1665-1666]

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British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS) cervical cancer guidelines: Recommendations for practice.

Nick Reed, Janos Balega, Tara Barwick, Lynn Buckley, Kevin Burton, Gemma Eminowicz, Jenny Forrest, Raji Ganesan, Rosie Harrand, Cathrine Holland, Tamara Howe, Thomas Ind, Rema Iyer, Sonali Kaushik, Robert Music, Azmat Sadozye, Smruta Shanbhag, Nadeem Siddiqui, Sheeba Syed, Natalie Percival, Natasha Lauren Whitham, Andy Nordin, Christina Fotopoulou,

Cervix cancer in many countries is declining and screening programmes and immunisation will reduce the incidence in the next few decades. This guideline attempts to cover management of invasive disease reflecting diagnosis and imaging including new imaging and sentinel lymph node biopsies. Smaller volume disease is usually managed surgically whereas ... Read more >>

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol (European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology)
[2021, 256:433-465]

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Elective Cancer Surgery in COVID-19-Free Surgical Pathways During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: An International, Multicenter, Comparative Cohort Study.

James C Glasbey, Dmitri Nepogodiev, Joana F F Simoes, Omar Omar, Elizabeth Li, Mary L Venn, Pgdme, Mohammad K Abou Chaar, Vita Capizzi, Daoud Chaudhry, Anant Desai, Jonathan G Edwards, Jonathan P Evans, Marco Fiore, Jose Flavio Videria, Samuel J Ford, Ian Ganly, Ewen A Griffiths, Rohan R Gujjuri, Angelos G Kolias, Haytham M A Kaafarani, Ana Minaya-Bravo, Siobhan C McKay, Helen M Mohan, Keith J Roberts, Carlos San Miguel-Méndez, Peter Pockney, Richard Shaw, Neil J Smart, Grant D Stewart, Sudha Sundar Mrcog, Raghavan Vidya, Aneel A Bhangu, ,

<h4>Purpose</h4>As cancer surgery restarts after the first COVID-19 wave, health care providers urgently require data to determine where elective surgery is best performed. This study aimed to determine whether COVID-19-free surgical pathways were associated with lower postoperative pulmonary complication rates compared with hospitals with no defined pathway.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>This international, ... Read more >>

J Clin Oncol (Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology)
[2021, 39(1):66-78]

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Results of the interprofessional and interdisciplinary Berlin round table on patient-reported outcomes, quality of life, and treatment expectations of patients with gynecological cancer under maintenance treatment.

Robert Armbrust, Sara Alavi, Adak Pirmorady, Frank Chen, Nicoletta Colombo, Murat Gultekin, Charo Hierro, Birthe Lemley, Mansoor Raza Mirza, Esra Urkmez, Christina Fotopoulou, Jutta Vinzent, Antonio Gonzalez Martin, Andrea Krull, Judith Heepe, Mathias Rose, Jalid Sehouli,

<h4>Background</h4>Patients' reported outcomes and their perspectives around their therapeutic management is a field of continuously increasing relevance in gynecological oncology. We report the results of the Berlin dialog on seven patient-reported parameters and outcomes concerning chemotherapy and maintenance treatment in patients with gynecological cancer.<h4>Methods</h4>Key opinion leaders in gynecological oncology from ... Read more >>

Int J Gynecol Cancer (International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society)
[2020, 30(10):1603-1607]

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Delaying surgery for patients with a previous SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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Br J Surg (The British journal of surgery)
[2020, 107(12):e601-e602]

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Value of pre-existent bacterial colonization in patients with advanced/relapsed ovarian neoplasms undergoing cytoreductive surgery: a multicenter observational study (BONSAI).

Christina Fotopoulou, Natasha Rinne, Valentina Ghirardi, Paulea Cunnea, Anastasis Drosou, Dimitrios Tzovaras, Maria Teresa Giudice, Giovanni Scambia, Anna Fagotti,

<h4>Objective</h4>As an increasing number of patients with advanced/relapsed ovarian cancer need extensive cytoreductive procedures, there is an increasing number of complex cases collected in accredited tertiary cancer centers. With nosocomial infections and bacterial colonizations being a significant challenge in these patient cohorts, we aimed to evaluate the risk such infections ... Read more >>

Int J Gynecol Cancer (International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society)
[2020, 30(10):1562-1568]

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Inflammatory state of lymphatic vessels and miRNA profiles associated with relapse in ovarian cancer patients.

Sarah C Johnson, Sanjukta Chakraborty, Anastasios Drosou, Paula Cunnea, Dimitrios Tzovaras, Katherine Nixon, David C Zawieja, Mariappan Muthuchamy, Christina Fotopoulou, James E Moore,

Lymphogenic spread is associated with poor prognosis in epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC), yet little is known regarding roles of non-peri-tumoural lymphatic vessels (LVs) outside the tumour microenvironment that may impact relapse. The aim of this feasibility study was to assess whether inflammatory status of the LVs and/or changes in the ... Read more >>

PLoS One (PloS one)
[2020, 15(7):e0230092]

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Minimizing Fertility-sparing Treatment for Low Volume Early Stage Cervical Cancer; Is Less the (R)Evolution?

Charalampos Theofanakis, Dimitrios Haidopoulos, Nikolaos Thomakos, Alexandros Rodolakis, Christina Fotopoulou,

BACKGROUND/AIM:The aim of this study was to conduct a review on less radical fertility-sparing surgical treatment for early-stage cervical cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS:We conducted a Medline search from 2014 to 2018 regarding less radical fertility-sparing techniques, such as simple trachelectomy or cervical conization, with pelvic lymphadenectomy. We also assessed the ... Read more >>

Anticancer Res (Anticancer research)
[2020, 40(7):3651-3658]

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Prognostic factors in patients with vulvar cancer: the VULCAN study.

Ignacio Zapardiel, Sara Iacoponi, Pluvio J Coronado, Kamil Zalewski, Frank Chen, Christina Fotopoulou, Polat Dursun, Ioannis C Kotsopoulos, Robert Jach, Alessandro Buda, Maria J Martinez-Serrano, Christoph Grimm, Robert Fruscio, Enrique Garcia, Jacek Jan Sznurkowski, Cristina Ruiz, Maria C Noya, Dib Barazi, Javier Diez, Begoña Diaz De la Noval, Arnoldas Bartusevicius, Pierandrea De Iaco, Maria Otero, Maria Diaz, Dimitrios Haidopoulos, Silvia Franco, Pawel Blecharz, Miguel A Zuñiga, Patricia Rubio, Barbara Gardella, Dimitrios C Papatheodorou, Yusuf Yildirim, Francesc Fargas, Ronalds Macuks, ,

<h4>Objective</h4>This study aimed to analyze the prognostic factors for overall and progression-free survival in patients with vulvar cancer.<h4>Methods</h4>This international, multicenter, retrospective study included 2453 patients diagnosed with vulvar cancer at 100 different institutions. Inclusion criteria were institutional review board approval from each collaborating center, pathologic diagnosis of invasive carcinoma of ... Read more >>

Int J Gynecol Cancer (International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society)
[2020, 30(9):1285-1291]

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British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS) vulval cancer guidelines: Recommendations for practice.

Jo Morrison, Peter Baldwin, Lynn Buckley, Lucy Cogswell, Katharine Edey, Asma Faruqi, Raji Ganesan, Marcia Hall, Kathryn Hillaby, Nick Reed, Phil Rolland, Christina Fotopoulou,

The purpose of this guideline is to collate evidence and propose evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and management of adult patients with vulva carcinoma treated in the UK. Malignant melanoma may present via similar routes and will be discussed. The reader is referred to the Ano-uro-genital Mucosal Melanoma Full Guideline ... Read more >>

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol (European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology)
[2020, 252:502-525]

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British Gynaecological Cancer Society recommendations and guidance on patient-initiated follow-up (PIFU).

Claire Newton, Andy Nordin, Philip Rolland, Thomas Ind, Peter Larsen-Disney, Pierre Martin-Hirsch, Kinter Beaver, Helen Bolton, Richard Peevor, Andrea Fernandes, Fiona Kew, Partha Sengupta, Tracie Miles, Lynn Buckley, Helen Manderville, Ketan Gajjar, Jo Morrison, Jonathan Ledermann, Jonathan Frost, Alexandra Lawrence, Sudha Sundar, Christina Fotopoulou,

The National Cancer Survivorship Initiative through the National Health Service (NHS) improvement in the UK started the implementation of stratified pathways of patient-initiated follow-up (PIFU) across various tumor types. Now the initiative is continued through the Living With and Beyond Cancer program by NHS England. Evidence from non-randomized studies and ... Read more >>

Int J Gynecol Cancer (International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society)
[2020, 30(5):695-700]

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Report from the 21st meeting of the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO 2019).

Nicolò Bizzarri, Zoia Razumova, Ilker Selcuk, Nadja Taumberger, Tanja Nikolova, Christina Fotopoulou, Elzbieta Van der Steen-Banasik, Annamaria Ferrero, Kamil Zalewski,

This is a report from the 21st Meeting of the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO 2019) held in Athens, Greece, November 2-5, 2019. The conference offered state of the art educational sessions, and oral and poster abstract presentations. The general sessions throughout the meeting focused not only on prevention, ... Read more >>

Int J Gynecol Cancer (International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society)
[2020, 30(4):441-447]

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Radiological assessment of Peritoneal Cancer Index on preoperative CT in ovarian cancer is related to surgical outcome and survival.

Giacomo Avesani, Mubarik Arshad, Haonan Lu, Christina Fotopoulou, Federico Cannone, Roberto Melotti, Eric Aboagye, Andrea Rockall,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To evaluate whether Peritoneal Cancer Index (PCI) assessed on preoperative CT (CT-PCI) can be used as non-invasive preoperative tool to predict surgical outcome, disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS).<h4>Materials and methods</h4>This is a retrospective, observational cohort study performed in a single institution. We considered all patients with diagnosis of ... Read more >>

Radiol Med (La Radiologia medica)
[2020, 125(8):770-776]

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