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Lisaniler, Fatma - - 2009
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Parker, Dennilyn - - 2009
Adedoyin, Rufus - - 2009
Adeniran, Adebowale - - 2009
* In this short review, we discuss clear cell adenocarcinoma of the urinary bladder, a rare tumor that primarily affects women. The histogenesis of this neoplasm is uncertain; in some tumors the clinicopathologic and histologic features are suggestive of a mullerian origin. Clear cell adenocarcinoma consists of cells with abundant ...
Allende, Daniela - - 2009
* Fistulas between the aorta and tracheobronchial tree are rare fatal complications that occur in patients treated with external and endobronchial radiation for carcinomas of the upper and lower respiratory tract. The etiopathogenesis can be multifactorial. We report the case of a patient with irradiated tracheal carcinoma who died of ...
Killeen, Anthony - - 2009
Context.--The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) regulations for proficiency testing (PT) include prohibitions against intentional PT sample referral or result communication, and specify sanctions against laboratories that violate these regulations. There has been little published analysis of sanctions against clinical laboratories because of PT violations.
Platt, Eric - - 2009
Context.--Anatomic pathology diagnosis is often based on morphologic features. In recent years, an appropriate increased attention to patient safety has led to an emphasis on improving maintenance of patient identity. Decreasing or eliminating cross-contamination from one specimen to another is an example of a patient identity issue for which process ...
Gill, Ryan - - 2009
* Context.--Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is a rare vascular neoplasm of intermediate malignancy. Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma often presents a difficult diagnostic problem, especially in bone, because the epithelioid morphology and radiographic features raise the possibility of metastatic carcinoma. The current trend of small biopsies obtained with computed tomography-guided techniques exacerbates the problem. ...
Mansour, Mai - - 2009
* Context.--Correction factors have been proposed for estimating true potassium concentrations in blood samples with evidence of in vitro hemolysis.
Seethala, Raja - - 2009
* Context.--Recently described variants of epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma have not been well characterized but raise a distinct set of differential diagnostic considerations than the classic type.
Valenstein, Paul - - 2009
* Context.--A variety of document control practices are required of clinical laboratories by US regulation, laboratory accreditors, and standard-setting organizations.
Yee, Kwang - - 2009
* The health care system is extremely complex and it is currently undergoing a massive transformation with rapid advances in technology. Pathology services have been leading the technology adaptation process and will continue to evolve rapidly with the introduction of "omics" technology. Future pathology informatics systems (PIS) will need to ...
Georgiou, Andrew - - 2009
* The introduction of computerized provider order entry (CPOE) systems is associated with major changes in work processes. Implementation strategies need to consider how the technology will affect and be affected by the organization in which it is being installed. The aim of this study was to examine the potential ...
Aller, Raymond - - 2009
* Pathology and clinical laboratories produce many types of data and information that are of relevance in protecting the health of the public. Electronic linkages between laboratory/pathology information systems and public health surveillance databases help ensure that these data reach the appropriate responder rapidly, completely, and accurately. Many efforts are ...
Sintchenko, Vitali - - 2009
* Context.--Traditional biothreat surveillance systems are vulnerable to incomplete and delayed reporting of public health threats.
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