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Dong Y Y Department of Ultrasound, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, 180 Fenglin Rd, Shanghai 200032, - - 2014
To evaluate whether contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS)-guided radiofrequency ablation (RFA) can be performed effectively in small hepatic malignancies that are invisible or poorly visualized at traditional grey-scale ultrasonography (US). The institutional ethics committee approved the study, and all patients provided written informed consent before their enrolment. The study focused on 55 ...
Grantham Jared J JJ The Kidney Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS, 66160, USA, - - 2014
In hereditary cystic disorders, renal injury begins with the formation of the first cyst. Renal injury may manifest as large kidneys, abdominal pain, hypertension and hematuria in children and young adults with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). In autosomal recessive PKD (ARPKD) and ADPKD, cysts form primarily in collecting ...
Mannion Melissa L ML Division of Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, - - 2014
The Food and Drug Administration report of an increased rate of malignancy among children treated with tumor necrosis factor inhibitors is worrisome. These concerns prompted rigorous studies of the incidence of malignancy associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, both with and without treatment with specific therapeutic agents. This article reviews studies ...
Jivanescu Anca A Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Victor Babes,", Timisoara, - - 2014
The aim of this exploratory study was to evaluate the effects of hydrogel patch wound dressing on healing time and pain level of denture-related lesions of the oral mucosa in edentulous individuals. Twenty-three adults with newly fabricated complete sets of dentures who subsequently developed at least two ulcerative lesions related ...
Imai Atsushi A Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Matsunami General Hospital, Gifu 501-6062, - - 2014
Ovarian remnant syndrome (ORS) is a rare, but well-known gynecological complication, most often induced by difficult bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) procedures that leave residual ovarian tissue on the pelvic wall. The most common preexisting conditions for this complication include endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease and prior abdominal surgery. The residual ovarian tissue ...
Daoussis Dimitrios D Dimitrios Daoussis, Andrew P Andonopoulos, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Patras School of Medicine, 26504 Patras, - - 2014
We present a case of an elderly man, who initially presented with right facial nerve palsy, ipsilateral headache, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and no fever. A presumptive diagnosis of giant cell arteritis was made and the patient was treated with high-dose steroids. A temporal artery biopsy was negative. Several ...
Yeh C-F CF Department of Otolaryngology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Sec. 2, Shipai Rd, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan, - - 2014
Acute pharyngitis is a common disease. However, acute pharyngitis caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae with a gross appearance mimicking hypopharyngeal malignancy has never previously been reported. We report the case of a 57-year-old man with a right hypopharyngeal tumor which was disclosed by fiberoptic laryngoscopy and computed tomography scan. However, both ...
Myatt Rebecca R Thoracic surgery, Guy's Hospital, - - 2014
Pleural effusions occur when fluid accumulates between the visceral and parietal pleura in the chest cavity, preventing the lung from expanding fully during inspiration. The reduction in lung volume, depression of the diaphragm and reduced chest wall compliance cause dyspnoea, and occasionally pain or cough. Pleural effusion is a complex ...
Teirstein Paul S PS Scripps Clinic, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, La Jolla, CA, - - 2014
Objectives: To report 1- and 2-year clinical outcomes of patients receiving platinum chromium everolimus-eluting stents (PtCr-EES) in the prospective, single-arm PLATINUM small vessel (SV) and long lesion (LL) studies. Background: Small vessel diameter and long lesion length are independently associated with increased risk of adverse cardiac events after drug-eluting stent ...
Shimizu Akira A Department of Dermatology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi, - - 2014
A 24-year-old healthy Japanese female was diagnosed as having bowenoid papulosis in the genital area. The histopathological findings revealed acanthosis, papillomatosis, dyskeratotic cells and clumping cells with mild atypical nuclei. Human papillomavirus type 16 was detected in the lesion. The lesion was successfully treated with topical imiquimod 5% cream after ...
Le P P Department of Medical Oncology, Jewish General Hospital (a McGill University affiliate), Montreal, - - 2014
Perivascular epithelioid cell tumours (pecomas) are rare mesenchymal tumours. Some have a benign course; others metastasize. Treatment of malignant pecomas is challenging, and little is known about treatment for patients with metastatic disease. Here, we report a case of metastatic malignant pecoma with estrogen and progesterone receptor expression that showed ...
Sellera Fábio Parra FP College of Veterinary Medicine, University of São Paulo (FMVZ/USP), São Paulo, - - 2014
Pododermatitis is currently one of most frequent and important clinical complications in seabirds kept in captivity or in rehabilitation centers. In this study, five Magellanic penguins with previous pododermatitis lesions on their footpad were treated with photodynamic therapy (PDT). All PDT treated lesions successfully regressed and no recurrence was observed ...
Bentley P P Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London, London, - - 2014
Strokes caused by lesions to certain brain areas are associated with poor outcome, which is important both prognostically and to understand the neural basis for recovery. However, lesion anatomy associations with outcome may occur because of effects on baseline severity rather than because of effects on recovery per se. Here, ...
Lee Seung Hyun - - 2014
To determine the indications and the diagnostic accuracy of vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB) under ultrasonographic (US) guidance based on a 10-year period of clinical use. Material and. This was a retrospective analysis of 2920 breast lesions in 2477 consecutive patients who underwent US-guided VABB between February 2002 and December 2011. ...
Alvarez P P Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California San Francisco, USA; Division of Neuroscience, University of California San Francisco, - - 2014
Chronic pain is the most common and disabling feature of endometriosis. Surgical excision of endometriosis lesions provides relief but pain relapse is common. Studies in a preclinical model of endometriosis might help to unravel the role of the ectopic lesions as the source of pain. Thus, we evaluated the impact ...
Kiernan Colleen M CM Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA, - - 2014
The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology (BSRTC) was developed to refine fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology definitions and improve clinical management. This study evaluates the impact of the BSRTC 5 years after its adoption at a single institution. A total of 1,625 patients undergoing thyroidectomy in the pre-BSRTC (Group 1: July ...
Green Adam L AL Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts; - - 2014
The prognosis of pediatric adrenocortical carcinoma often depends on prompt diagnosis to begin treatment before metastatic progression. We discuss a girl who presented at 8 months of age with virilization, which was thought to be due to exposure to a topical testosterone preparation being used by her father. Her testosterone ...
Robison Nathan J NJ Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, 4650 W Sunset Blvd, MS#54, Los Angeles, CA, 90027, USA, - - 2014
Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) is a disease of childhood whose abysmal prognosis has remained unchanged for over 50 years. Biologic investigation has been stymied by lack of pretreatment tissue, as biopsy has been reserved for atypical cases. Recent advances in surgical and molecular-analytic techniques have increased the safety and potential ...
Reddy N Raghavendra NR Department of Periodontics, K.S.R Institute of Dental Sciences, Tiruchengode, Tamilnadu, - - 2014
Pregnancy tumor is a benign, hyperplastic lesion of the gingiva, considered to be reactive or traumatic rather than neoplastic in nature. The term pyogenic granuloma is a misnomer as it is not filled with pus or granulomatous tissue histologically. It is multi factorial in nature, which shows an exaggerated response ...
Pati Abhishek Ranjan AR Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Institute of Dental Sciences & SUM Hospital , Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India - - 2014
Brown's tumour is an uncommon focal giant cell lesion which arises as a result of the effect of increased parathyroid hormone on bone tissues in hyperparathyroidism. The mandible is the predominantly affected site in the maxillofacial area and a maxillary involvement is rare. The severity of the lesion, caused by ...
Jung Sung-Hoon SH Department of Hematology-oncology, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Hwasun, Jeollanamdo, Republic of - - 2014
This study examined the incidence and predictors of peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) mobilization failure in patients with multiple myeloma (MM). Retrospective data for 104 patients who received granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) alone or with cyclophosphamide as mobilization regimens were analyzed. The rates of mobilization failure using two definitions of ...
Hänscheid H H Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, - - 2014
Radioiodine scintigraphy influences staging and treatment in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma. The limit of detection for fractional uptake in an iodine avid focus in a scintigraphic image was determined from the number of lesion net counts and the count density of the tissue background. The count statistics were used ...
Matynia Anna P - - 2014
Rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) has the potential to improve adequacy rates for endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) of solid pancreatic lesions, but its impact is context-dependent. No studies exist that summarize the relationship between ROSE, number of needle passes, and resulting adequacy rates. To analyze data from previous studies ...
Kooblall M - - 2014
We report the case of a 57 year old man who presented with increased shortness of breath together with increased pulmonary nodules in his upper lobes over a two year period. His strong smoking history and pattern of distribution makes Langerhans cell Histiocytosis a likely diagnosis that was confirmed on ...
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, ...
Oliver Abigail - - 2014
Ovarian cysts occur more often in premenopausal than postmenopausal women. Most of these cysts will be benign, with the risk of malignancy increasing with age. The risk of a symptomatic ovarian cyst in a premenopausal female being malignant is approximately 1:1,000 increasing to 3:1,000 at the age of 50. Ovarian ...
Warren Katherine Sarah KS Department of Urology, Southmead Hospital, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, United - - 2014
We present the case of a 17-year-old girl with pure malignant rhabdoid tumour of the bladder treated with a multimodal approach. She is recurrence-free at her 1-year follow-up.
Esch M M Department of Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Delmenhorst gGmbH, - - 2014
Smooth muscle neoplasms with atypical proliferative behaviour, but without clear histopathological malignancy represent a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge, as distinction from a sarcoma can be difficult and no guaranteed treatment recommendations are available due to the rarity of these changes. In the event of uncertain primary histology, even metastases cannot ...
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 ...
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