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Chang Jessica B JB From the *University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH; and †Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, - - 2014
Marjolin's ulcers are rare cutaneous malignancies that most commonly present as squamous cell carcinomas in previously injured, chronically inflamed, or scarred skin. Acute and chronic types have been distinguished by the length of latency; by definition, the acute type occurs within 12 months of injury whereas the chronic type appears ...
Saito Natsuho N Department obstetrics and gynecology, Hokusetsu General - - 2014
It remains controversial as to which conservative surgery for endometriotic cysts is more beneficial for preserving ovarian reserve. We have initiated a study with the objective of evaluating how endometriotic cystectomy and vaporization affect ovarian reserve following conservative surgery. Prospective study. classification: II-1 SETTING: Hokusetsu General Hospital PATIENTS: Ninety-nine women ...
Dong Aisheng A Department of Nuclear Medicine, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, 168 Changhai Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai, 200433, - - 2014
Increased FDG uptake in the prostate can be caused by both benign and malignant conditions. The purpose of this pictorial review is to demonstrate a spectrum of prostate lesions which can show increased FDG uptake on PET/CT imaging. Various prostate lesions can show increased FDG uptake. Knowledge of the uptake ...
Scarbrough Peter M PM Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, - - 2014
Gliomas are one of the most fatal malignancies, with largely unknown etiology. This study examines a possible connection between glioma and melanoma, which might provide insight into gliomas' etiology. Using data provided by the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program from 1992 to 2009, a cohort was constructed to determine ...
Salesa Manuel J MJ Departamento de Paleobiología, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales-CSIC, Madrid, - - 2014
We examined the first evidence of pathology in the forelimb of the primitive saber-toothed felid Promegantereon ogygia, observed in a radius from the late Miocene (Vallesian, MN 10) site of La Roma 2 (Teruel, Spain). This fossil is the first evidence of a member of the Machairodontinae in this locality, ...
Livermore Laurent James LJ Department of Neurosurgery, Oxford University Hospitals, John Radcliffe Hospital , Oxford , - - 2014
Objectives. Image-guided brain biopsy is an established method to obtain histopathological diagnosis and guide management for cerebral lesions. The study aimed to establish negative biopsy and symptomatic haemorrhage rates at a single centre, and to assess the influence of factors such as lesion location, final pathology and the use of ...
Shmidt Eugenia E Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, - - 2014
Increased intraepithelial lymphocytosis (IEL) with preserved villous architecture is a common yet nonspecific finding on duodenal biopsies. To study the change in frequency of isolated IEL on duodenal biopsy over time and determine whether previously reported disease associations have changed during that period. Retrospective study. Single tertiary-care referral center. Adults ...
Halenka Milan M Department of Internal Medicine III - Nephrology, Rheumatology and Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech - - 2014
Ultrasound-guided percutaneous ethanol injection (US-guided PEI) is used in patients with recurring symptomatic thyroid cysts in whom simple drainage was not successful. It is an alternative non-surgical approach in patients refusing or at risk during surgery. US-guided PEI was performed in 33 patients, with a success rate of 100% and ...
Betti R R Dermatologic Clinic, Department of Health Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, - - 2014
Melanomas can arise from naevi or appear de novo. The frequency or the effect of their origin on prognosis is still debated. Mitotic rate (MR) and ulceration of melanomas have been proposed as further new prognostic indexes. To determine the different prognostic factors in melanomas de novo and melanomas from ...
Wiles Rebecca R Radiology Dept, Aintree University Hospital NHS Trust, United - - 2014
The overall aim of this systematic review was to determine whether ultrasound (US) follow up for gallbladder polyps (GBPs) measuring less than 10 mms is necessary. A search was performed in MEDLINE and EMBASE between January 1976 and January 2012 using keywords: gallbladder, polyps, neoplasm, cancer, tumour, carcinoma, malignant, adenoma. Included ...
Nikolaou M M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Patras, Medical School , - - 2014
In our study, we evaluate the diagnostic and therapeutic efficacy of transvaginal ultrasound-guided aspiration of benign ovarian cysts in selected patients. A total of 46 women with benign ovarian cysts were referred to our outpatient clinic. The aspirated fluid was collected and sent for cytological analysis. All women were re-evaluated ...
Oh Hyoung-Chul HC Division of Gastroenterology, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)-guided pancreatic cyst ablation is a minimally invasive treatment modality. Local injection of ablative agents may rarely cause systemic effects in patients. This study aimed to evaluate the systemic effect of ablative agents by analyzing the plasma drug concentration. Ten patients with pancreatic cysts were enrolled. Cyst ablation ...
Kazakin Anatoly A Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, - - 2014
Herein, we describe a simple, effective strategy for diagnosing and treating intraoperative popliteus tendon impingement during total knee arthroplasty (TKA). When lateral impingement is detected intraoperatively during TKA, manual isolation of the popliteus tendon can help determine the cause. Using this technique, the etiology of intraoperative lateral impingement during TKA ...
Li Wei W Department of Medical Ultrasonics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, - - 2014
To investigate the imaging features of focal splenic lesions (FSLs) on contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS). Thirty two patients with FSLs proved by pathology were retrospectively analyzed. CEUS was performed using intravenous bolus injection of 2.4ml sulfur hexafluoride-filled microbubble contrast agent and real time scanning. There were hemangioma (n=7), lymphoma (n=8), true ...
Park Choul Yong CY Department of Ophthalmology, Dongguk University Seoul, Graduate School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
A 36-year-old woman was diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) by excisional biopsy of a left frontal skin lesion. During the first cycle of chemotherapy (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisolone), the patient complained of right ocular pain and inflammation. Cytologic examination using aqueous humor revealed atypical lymphocytes, suggesting intraocular ...
Roberts David D Sutter Heart and Vascular Institute, Sacramento, - - 2014
Objectives: The purpose of the DEFINITIVE Ca(++) Study was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of directional atherectomy and distal embolic protection, used together to treat moderate to severely calcified femoropopliteal lesions. Background: Despite advances in endovascular treatment modalities, treatment of calcified lesions remains a challenge. Methods A total of ...
Bogdanovic Aleksandar A Cardiothoracic Surgery Clinic, Clinical Center, Bulevar Zorana Djindjica 48, 18000 Nis, - - 2014
We report a case of a 47-year-old man with isolated pericardial hydatid cyst (without myocardial involvement) that presented as acute pericardial tamponade. After initial investigation and transthoracic echocardiography, emergent pericardial drainage was performed for downgrading the urgency of a definitive treatment for a hydatid cyst. A computed tomography examination after ...
Cohen David S DS Wayne State University Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Detroit, - - 2014
Determine correlation of malignancy rates between fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy and surgical specimen in an urban academic environment. Retrospective review at an academic medical center of fine needle aspiration biopsies and surgical specimens in a head and neck otolaryngology practice between 2000 and 2012. Of the 74 biopsies diagnosed ...
Singh Charanjeet C From the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School (Drs Singh, Truskinovsky, Thyagarajan, Gulbahce, Manivel, and Pambuccian); the School of Nursing, University of Minnesota (Ms Savik); and the Cytology Laboratory, University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview (Mr Amirouche and Ms Holler), Minneapolis. Dr Pambuccian is now at the Department of Pathology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, - - 2014
Context.-The use of p16 in cervical biopsies improves the accuracy of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) diagnosis and grading and decreases its interpathologist variability. Objective.-To determine the impact of the frequency of use of p16 immunostains in cervical biopsies on pathologists' diagnoses of CIN grade 1 and grade 2 or above ...
Aerts B R J BR Department of Surgery, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, P.O. Box 444, NL-3300 AK, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, - - 2014
The heart is regularly involved in metastatic neoplasms with cardiac metastases being found in up to 20 % of autopsies. We present a case about a 42-year-old Caucasian female with a fatal metastatic melanoma to the heart. The five- year survival rate for stage IV melanoma (melanoma with metastases to ...
Haluza Daniela D Center for Public Health, Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, Vienna A-1090, Austria. - - 2014
Annual solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is mostly determined by latitude and altitude. Over the last decades, increasing UVR ground levels have been observed. Exposure to UVR is associated with a life-time risk to develop melanoma, a malign skin cancer. Thus, we hypothesized that melanoma incidence in Austria is associated with ...
Joarder A I AI Dr Aminul Islam Joarder, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Bangbandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka, - - 2014
Dieulafoy's lesion accounts for 1-5.8% of cases of acute upper GI bleeding. The two largest retrospective series, both from North America, found Dieulafoy's lesion as the source of hemorrhage in 1.9% and 1.2% of all endoscopies performed for acute GI bleeding. In the prospective study of Chung et al., Dieulafoy's ...
Kim Jee Hyun JH Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, - - 2014
To determine the success rate of the "intended conservative management strategy" of ruptured ovarian cysts with hemoperitoneum and the risk factors for surgical interventions in healthy women of reproductive age. Patients who visited the emergency department with abdominal pain and were diagnosed with a ruptured ovarian cyst with hemoperitoneum between ...
Han Sang Beom - - 2014
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of a case of conjunctival sarcoidosis that presented as limbal conjunctival hypertrophy and was controlled with topical cyclosporine. A 70-year-old Asian woman presented with painless limbal conjunctival hypertrophy. An incisional biopsy of the hypertrophic lesion showed noncaseating granulomas that ...
Eng Oliver S OS Department of Surgery, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, - - 2014
Thyroid nodules, whether benign or malignant, are slow growing masses. There are certain clinical situations where sudden rapid growth may occur and cause acute respiratory compromise secondary to tracheal compression. Here we describe two patients with suddenly enlarging thyroid nodules, who developed acute respiratory compromise in the absence of tracheal ...
Gyrylova Svetlana Nikolaevna SN Voino-Yasenetsky State Medical University, Ministry of Health, Krasnoyarsk, Russia E-mail : - - 2014
Russian rates for melanoma incidence and mortality are relatively low as compared to some other white populations but the tumor is of increasing importance. In this paper, data are based on a retrospective descriptive analysis of melanoma epidemiology and clinicopathological characteristics in Krasnoyarsk Territory belonging to the Siberian Federal District ...
Klair Jagpal Singh JS Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, - - 2014
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a neuromuscular disorder that typically affects the ocular, bulbar, neck, proximal limbs and respiratory muscles. Dysphagia can occasionally be the only presenting symptom leading to extensive but ultimately futile gastrointestinal workup. Delay in diagnosis and use of certain pharmacological agents in the interim can lead to ...
Vercellini Paolo P Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fondazione Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 12, 20122 Milan, - - 2013
Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial-type mucosa outside the uterine cavity. Of the proposed pathogenic theories (retrograde menstruation, coelomic metaplasia and Müllerian remnants), none explain all the different types of endometriosis. According to the most convincing model, the retrograde menstruation hypothesis, endometrial fragments reaching the pelvis via transtubal ...
Panigada Serena S Pediatric Pulmonary and Allergy Unit, Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genoa, - - 2013
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) was thought to represent a benign post-infectious or post-inflammatory process cured by surgical resection. However, reports of cases with an aggressive clinical course suggest the need for caution about the prognosis. The treatment of choice is a complete surgical resection, while medical treatment options are limited. ...
Waterman Brian R - - 2013
Shoulder pathology, particularly SLAP (superior labrum anterior-posterior) lesions, is prevalent in overhead athletes and physically active individuals. The aim of this study is to quantify the burden of SLAP lesions in the military and establish risk factors for diagnosis. A retrospective analysis of all service members diagnosed with a SLAP ...
Payne Shannon R SR 132 NW 81 Street, Seattle, WA - - 2013
We investigated rates of detection of proximal serrated lesions in a cohort of average-risk patients undergoing screening colonoscopies. We reviewed results from screening colonoscopies performed by attending gastroenterologists at 32 endoscopy centers from 2008 through 2010. Pathology slides were interpreted at the individual centers. For this analysis, serrated lesions included ...
Shoutko A N - - 2013
Data extracted from the γ Beagle Dog Tissue Archive hosted by the Woloschak Laboratory (Chicago, IL, USA) were used in a retrospective comparative study of the influence of associated morbidities on the ability of organisms to regenerate hematopoietic cells. There were 209 dogs that had been subjected to whole-body irradiation ...
Mahony Gregory T - - 2013
Objectives- This study examined the hypothesis that sonographically guided fine-needle capillary thyroid biopsies performed by an experienced operator and with constant technique on nodules that meet the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound criteria warranting biopsy can result in a nondiagnostic rate that is significantly lower than prior published reports. Methods- ...
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Pilonidal cysts affect mainly young adults and prompted hospitalization for nearly eighty thousand U.S. soldiers during World War II. During the surveillance period of 2000 through 2012, there were 35,517 incident cases of pilonidal cyst among active component U.S. service members. Of cases arising in non-deployed service members (n=32,134), 6.7 ...
Kilico Ismail - - 2013
Background: Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) levels increase in women with endometriosis. COX-2, via increasing prostaglandin E2, contributes to an increase in vascular endothelial growth factor. In this way, COX-2 may contribute to the progression and continuity of endometriosis. We investigated the effect of dexketoprofen trometamol, a new selective COX-2 enzyme inhibitor, on ...
Kim Pyo Nyun - - 2013
To evaluate therapeutic efficacy of radiofrequency (RF) ablation for treatment of hepatic cysts with the use of a single cooled electrode after aspiration of the cyst contents. Fourteen hepatic cysts (mean diameter, 7.8 cm; range, 3.7-12.7 cm) in 14 patients treated by RF ablation during a 3-year period were retrospectively ...
Kwon Su Kyoung - - 2013
To identify the most important factor in predicting ovarian reserve after laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy and to evaluate whether there is any difference in the postoperative decline of ovarian reserve between women with endometrioma and those with other benign ovarian cysts. Prospective cohort study. University hospital. A total of 100 women ...
Valour Florent - - 2013
Cystic echinococcosis is a world wild zoonosis caused by Echinococcus granulosus, leading to hepatic and lung cysts with a usually slight growth rate. We report the case of an 82year-old Algerian woman with hepatic and lung cystic echinococcosis with a 10-fold size increase in 6months.
Sharma Rajni - - 2013
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a common disorder of impaired adrenal cortisol biosynthesis with associated androgen excess. The clinical presentation of 21-hydroxylase deficiency, the commonest cause of CAH, forms a spectrum and can be divided into classic and non-classic types. The former consists of life threatening salt wasting and non-life ...
Backes Jeffrey R - - 2013
This retrospective case series reports on a group of patients with multifocal juvenile osteochondritis dissecans (MJOCD) of the knee and discusses demographic data, lesion location, stage, and treatment results. Records of patients identified with MJOCD of the knee at a single institution were retrospectively reviewed. Demographic, radiographic, and surgical results ...
Bayram Meral Torun - - 2013
To evaluate the clinical and, particularly, radiological course of simple renal cysts in children. Children with simple renal cysts were retrospectively evaluated, especially for change in the cyst diameter during follow-up and complications. In addition, the rate of increase in cyst size per year was calculated, and those characteristics of ...
Kobayashi Yoshihisa - - 2013
Pulmonary nodules with ground-glass opacity (GGO) are frequently encountered; there is little consensus on appropriate monitoring of them. The purpose of this study was to clarify which baseline clinical and radiological characteristics were associated with growth of these nodules. We retrospectively studied patients with pulmonary nodules that met the following ...
Geisler Jürgen - - 2013
The incidence of malignant melanoma in Norway is among the highest in the world and rising, with approximately 1 500 persons receiving the diagnosis annually. Correct surgical primary treatment cures 80-90%, while 10-20% experience relapses. The treatment of a metastatic malignant melanoma has changed considerably in the last 1-2 years ...
Ciocîrlan Mihai - - 2013
Background and study aims: The ENKI-2 water-jet system for endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) combines submucosal saline pressure injection with dissection. The aim of this study was to compare ENKI-2 with a standard device in terms of procedure time and perforation rate during colorectal ESD.Methods: In this randomized comparative study, 10 ...
Salomon G - - 2013
● To quantify the incremental detection rate of a targeted biopsy in addition to a randomized 10-core biopsy. ● This retrospective study analyzed 1024 patients who consecutively underwent a 4-core real time Elastography targeted biopsies (RTE) in addition to a randomized 10-core transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided biopsy in a primary ...
Floody Owen R - - 2013
FLOODY, O. R., CZIPRI, S. L. Rapid facilitation of ultrasound production and lordosis in female hamsters by horizontal cuts between the septum and preoptic area. PHYSIOL BEHAV 00(0) 000-000, 2013.-Horizontal cuts between the septum and preoptic area (anterior roof deafferentation, or ARD) dramatically affect sexual behavior, and in ways that ...
Sharpe Richard E RE - - 2013
The rate of thoracic biopsies overall and by type of biopsy from 1998 to 2010 is not known. The aim of this study was to examine the utilization rate of various types of thoracic biopsies within the Medicare population. Source data was obtained from the CMS Physician/Supplier Procedure Summary Master ...
Güven Ayla - - 2013
Galactocele is an uncommon benign breast lesion. Its cause is unknown. Here, we report a male infant with Down syndrome and congenital hypothyroidism during the newborn period. At follow up, when he was 6 months old, bilateral mammillary swelling was detected and diagnosed as galactocele. Although thyroid hormone levels were ...
de Ceuninck Michel - - 2013
Malignant pericardial effusion is a frequent complication in primary mediastinal and pleural malignancies. As a first manifestation of a malignant tumour, however, it is rare. With cardiac tamponade the likelihood of malignancy increases. We report a life-threatening cardiac tamponade as the primary clinical presentation of a pericardial mesothelioma. Pericardiocentesis resolved ...
Gao Ling - - 2013
To evaluate the effectiveness of decompression as the primary treatment of odontogenic cystic lesions of the jaw involving factors that affect relative shrinking speed and bone regeneration. A total of 32 patients with odontogenic cystic lesions of the jaw underwent decompression with customized thermoplastic resin stents. Clinical examinations and pre- ...
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