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Holt Bronte A BA Center for Interventional Endoscopy, Florida Hospital, 601 East Rollins Street, Orlando, FL, 32804, - - 2014
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration is a multistep procedure that involves proper clinical indication, correct selection of needles, adapting evidence-based techniques such as the fanning maneuver and not routinely using suction or the stylet for tissue sampling, and establishing reliable cytopathology support. Integrating cytopathology in the training curriculum and developing ...
Chen Shun-Ping SP Department of Ultrasonography, First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aims of this study were to investigate the accuracy of using the taller-than-wide (TTW) sign in two ultrasonographic planes to predict thyroid microcarcinoma, and to confirm the hypothesis that the presence of a TTW sign in both the transverse and longitudinal ultrasonographic planes strongly suggests thyroid microcarcinoma. Nine hundred ...
Hussein Mahmoud Rezk Abdelwahed MR Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Assuit University Hospitals, Assiut University, Assiut, - - 2014
Atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) is an ultraviolet radiation-associated dermal neoplasm. To address the clinicopathologic and molecular features of this particular neoplasm. The author conducted a literature review using PubMed searching for articles relating to AFX. AFX usually appears as a rapidly growing nodular or nodulo-ulcerative lesion. It occurs on sun-exposed skin ...
Cherian Jacob J Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, - - 2014
Arachnoid cysts are commonly encountered when neuroimaging is obtained for headaches. Their clinical relevance is not always immediately clear and they may confound medical management.
McInnes Ef E Cerberus, Unit 3, 39Holland street, Thebarton, South Australia, 5031, Australia,. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pathological evaluation of lesions caused directly by treatment must always take into account the recognition of background (incidental) findings. Background lesions can be congenital or hereditary, histological variations such as differences in the normal morphology of various organs in various animal species and normal cyclicity of reproductive organs, changes related ...
Bourke Tara T UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, UCLA Health System, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, - - 2014
There is a paucity of data on biophysical parameters during radiofrequency ablation of scar-mediated ventricular tachycardia (VT). Data was collected from consecutive patients undergoing VT ablation with open-irrigation. Complete data was available for 372 lesions in 21 patients. The frequency of biophysical parameter changes were: >10Ω reduction (80%), bipolar EGM ...
Gecse Krisztina B KB Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Robarts Research Institute, Amsterdam, The - - 2014
To develop a consensus on the classification, diagnosis and multidisciplinary treatment of perianal fistulising Crohn's disease (pCD), based on best available evidence. Based on a systematic literature review, statements were formed, discussed and approved in multiple rounds by the 20 working group participants. Consensus was defined as at least 80% ...
Zhang Yang Y Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Key Laboratory of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Capital Medical University, No.1 Dongjiaominxiang Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100730, - - 2014
Many studies have suggested that microRNAs (miRNAs) might serve as novel diagnostic indicators of thyroid cancer (TC). However, inconsistent results have also been reported. This meta-analysis was conducted to assess the diagnostic value of miRNAs in discriminating malignant thyroid nodules from benign ones on fine-needle aspiration samples. A systematic literature ...
Altuwairgi Othman O College of Dentistry, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi - - 2014
Tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis is the most common presentation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in Saudi Arabia and worldwide. Obtaining a tissue biopsy for culture and histopathology is frequently needed to establish the diagnosis. The available diagnostic tools include excisional surgical biopsy, fine needle aspiration (FNA) and ultrasound-guided core lymph node biopsy. ...
Faverani Leonardo Perez LP From the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery and Integrated Clinic, Aracatuba Dental School, Univ Estadual Paulista - Julio de Mesquita Filho - UNESP, Araçatuba, - - 2014
Central giant cell granuloma (CGCG) is an intraosseous lesion consisting of fibrous cellular tissue that contains multiple foci of hemorrhage, multinucleated giant cells, and occasional trabeculae of woven bone. An 8-year-old boy presented himself complaining of a painless swelling in the left maxilla that had started 1 year. Computed tomography ...
Bresson D D Department of Neurosurgery, hôpital Lariboisière, Paris, - - 2014
Pterygopalatine fossa (PPF) schwannomas are rare lesions most often arising from branches of the trigeminal nerve. Symptomatic lesions have been traditionally treated by conventional external approaches. However, the development of an expanded endonasal approach (EEA) enables skull base surgeons to reach these deeply seated lesions via a different route with ...
Odronic Shelley I SI Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, - - 2014
Previous studies have provided cytologic criteria that aid in the recognition of parathyroid tissue on aspirate smears, including high cellularity, the presence of naked nuclei, loose 2-dimensional clusters, and papillary architecture. However, to the authors knowledge, the cytomorphologic features of parathyroid fine-needle aspiration (FNA) on liquid-based preparations have not been ...
Lichtmannegger Ines I Institute of Pathology, Klinikum Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany, - - 2014
Fibroelastotic changes (FEC) and especially elastotic polyps of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract are considered rare benign lesions. They consist of accumulations of elastic fibers within the mucosal, submucosal, or muscular layer, occurring in all parts of the GI tract and often appearing as polyps, but also as diffuse non-polyp-forming deposits. ...
Fournier L L Paris Descartes Sorbonne Paris Cité University, Radiology, AP-HP Georges Pompidou European Hospital, 20, rue Leblanc, 75015 Paris, France; Paris Descartes Sorbonne Paris Cité University, Inserm UMR-S970, 12, rue de l'École de médecine, 75006 Paris, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Most methods define a limited number of "target" lesions to be measured and other "non-target" lesions to be evaluated qualitatively. RECIST criteria are the most widely used although other criteria have been proposed that are derived from them based on size alone, or size and attenuation. Modified RECIST (mRECIST) criteria ...
Ha Eun Ju EJ Department of Radiology and the Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea Department of Radiology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Republic of - - 2014
A marked hypoechogenicity is a reliable criterion for a malignant nodule, whereas isoechogenicity is considered to be a benign ultrasonographic (US) finding. However, there have been no reports to demonstrate whether a focal marked hypoechogenicity within an isoechoic nodule is a focal malignancy. To evaluate whether a focal marked hypoechogenicity ...
Simpfendörfer Tobias T University of Heidelberg, Urology, Heidelberg, Germany ; - - 2014
Objective: To show the benefit of trocar-sharpened needles for image-guided prostate biopsy compared to standard bevelled needles in patients. Materials and Methods: 24 men underwent MRI-targeted fusion-guided transperineal saturation prostate biopsy, each with half standard bevelled and half trocar-sharpened needles. All taken biopsies were scored (1= worse to 5= best) ...
Khalaf Mai E ME Department of Restorative Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Health Sciences Centre, Kuwait University, Jabriya, - - 2014
Objectives: This study investigated the thresholds at which general dentists in Kuwait would restore approximal and occlusal carious lesions and examined the demographic characteristics of the dentists in relation to their decision making. Subjects and Methods: The study population consisted of a random sample of 185 general dentists practicing in ...
Gadelhak Nabil N Nabil Gadelhak, Ahmed Shehta, Hosam Hamed, Department of Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgical Center, Mansoura University, Manoura 35516, Dakahleyya, - - 2014
We report the first case series from Africa and the Middle East on choledochal cyst, a disease which shows significant geographical distribution with high incidence in the Asian population. In this study, the epidemiological data of the patients are presented and analyzed. Attention was paid to diagnostic imaging and its ...
Maia Frederico F R FF Endocrinology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, São Paulo, - - 2014
The thyroid imaging reporting and data system (TI-RADS) was designed to better select patients who had undergone fine needle aspiration biopsies (FNABs) with high sensitivity and accuracy. However, the combination of TI-RADS scores and Bethesda system categories in indeterminate thyroid nodules has not been examined extensively. This study aimed to ...
Zaninotto Giovanni G Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK, - - 2014
This paper reviews the role of low-grade dysplasia (LGD) as a marker of progression in Barrett's oesophagus (BO). Albeit with its limits due to the difficulty of its diagnosis and the low agreement among pathologists, LGD remains the most relevant single prognostic factor of progression, and, when the diagnosis is ...
Ulivieri Simone S Department of Neurosurgery, Policlinico "Santa Maria alle Scotte" , Siena , Italy - - 2014
Abstract Most of the congenital orbital cysts are choristomas such as dermoid or epidermoid and only in a few cases they are epithelial. Clinically, they manifest as cystic movable formations mostly localized in the upper temporal quadrant of the orbit. We describe here the case of a 49-year-old man with ...
Gibson-Helm Melanie E ME Women's Public Health Research, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Clayton - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common and complex endocrine condition affecting women across the lifespan. Diagnosis experience may impact on physical and emotional well-being and engagement with evidence-based management and treatment. To explore the perceived experience of PCOS diagnosis, prior to development of an evidence-based guideline for PCOS assessment ...
Zemour J J Service de chirurgie digestive, hôpital Haut Levêque, CHU de Bordeaux, 1, avenue de Magellan, 33604 Pessac cedex, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
The most common gallbladder disease, by far, is cholecystolithiasis. Nevertheless, the discovery of abnormal thickening of the gallbladder wall or a tumorous lesion (with or without gallstones), is a frequent problem. The physician who confronts this finding must be aware of the various lesions to be considered in the differential ...
Sharon G G The French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Midreshet Ben Gurion, - - 2014
Clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris Cuvier, produced and grown in an experimental indoor aquaculture facility, presented with lipomatous tumours. A total of 14 affected fish were examined. Based on the total number of fish at the aquaculture facility at the time of outbreak of this pathology, the scope of the incident is ...
Balik Vladimir V Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Olomouc and Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University Hospital Olomouc and Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, - - 2014
Medulloblastoma (MB), the most common malignant tumor typically affecting children, occurs only exceptionally in adults. Multifocal presentation of this malignancy in adulthood is even much rarer-only four cases with favorable postoperative course have been reported, so far. The study illustrates a very rare rapid postoperative clinical deterioration due to diffuse ...
Albers Lucia - - 2014
Stable headache diagnosis classification is a prerequisite for identification of headache type specific risk factors. Does the stability of a headache diagnosis over time vary between migraine and tension-type headache (TTH)? Are there differences in diagnosis stability between a probable and a definite headache diagnosis? In a sample of 783 ...
Eilers Stan G SG Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, - - 2014
Fine-needle aspiration of the thyroid is a common procedure, with an established role in reducing unnecessary thyroid surgery and identifying neoplasms and malignancies. The study evaluated 1558 responses in the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Non-GYN Assessment program of aspirates of thyroid neoplasms and malignancies and placed them into ...
Lavrador José Pedro JP Neurosurgical Department, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal, - - 2014
Pigmented Villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a rare vertebral pathology--around 50 reports, only 3 concerning C1-C2 location. A 64-year-old man, submitted to a right nephrectomy for a clear cell carcinoma, presented with an asymptomatic osteolytic C1-C2 lesion. Even though the diagnosis of metastatic disease was the most probable, the presence of ...
Nasir Basil S BS CHUM Endoscopic Tracheo-bronchial and Oesophageal Center, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Montréal, Montréal, Québec, - - 2014
Parenchymal pulmonary nodules located in proximity to the mediastinum, vertebral column, major vessels, or behind the heart can be technically challenging and dangerous to biopsy using traditional image-guided techniques. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) can be used to access some of these difficult to reach lesions. The purpose of ...
Rustagi Tarun T Section of Digestive Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, 1080 LMP, New Haven, CT, 06520-8019, USA, - - 2014
Self-expandable metal stents (SEMS) are the current standard of care for the palliative management of malignant biliary strictures. Recently, endoscopic ablative techniques with direct affect to local tumor have been developed to improve SEMS patency. Several reports have demonstrated the technical feasibility and safety of intraductal radiofrequency ablation (RFA), by ...
van der Waal I I VU medical center, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial, Surgery/Pathology and Academic Centre for Dentistry, (ACTA), Amsterdam, P.O. Box 7057, 1007MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, i.vander - - 2014
Leukoplakia is the most common potentially malignant disorder of the oral mucosa. The prevalence is approximately 1% while the annual malignant transformation ranges from 2% to 3%. At present, there are no reliable clinicopathological or molecular predicting factors of malignant transformation that can be used in an individual patient and ...
Ypsilantis Efthymios E Department of Colorectal Surgery and Endoscopy, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, - - 2014
Evaluation of the adequacy of endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of gastrointestinal lesions remains challenging by use of conventional endoscopy. Confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) is a novel imaging technique, designed to provide in vivo histology, and facilitate diagnosis with real-time intervention. We undertook a systematic review of the available literature, exploring ...
Ruhlmann M M Marcus Ruhlmann, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medical Faculty University Duisburg-Essen, Hufelandstr. 55 45122 Essen, Germany, Tel. +49/(0)201/723 20 81, Fax +49/(0)201/723 20 98, E-mail: - - 2014
Aim: Several studies described the ultrasound based real-time elastography (USE) having a high sensitivity, specificity and negative predictive value in the diagnosis of suspicious thyroid nodules. Recently published studies called these results into question. Until now the usefulness of USE in the diagnosis of scintigraphically hyperfunctional thyroid nodules is not ...
Benzekri L L Mohammed V Souissi University Rabat, Department of Dermatology, Ibn Sina University Hospital, Rabat - - 2014
The depigmentation of vitiligo results in a progressive and chronic melanocyte loss with sometimes rare melanocytes remaining in the epidermis or the hair follicle reservoirs. Destruction by immune infiltrates in close contact with melanocytes within microvesicles and/or detachment of melanocytes followed by their transepidermal elimination should be regarded as possible ...
Afrogheh Amir A Division of Anatomical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch and NHLS, Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of liquid-based transepithelial flexible brush cytology (LBTFBC) in the detection of high-grade laryngeal mucosal lesions. Diagnostic accuracies of LBTFBC and flexible biopsy (FB) were compared with the gold standard of biopsy under general anaesthesia (BUA) in 49 and 46 patients, ...
Burazor Ivana I Cardiology Department, Institute for Rehabilitation, Belgrade, - - 2014
Primary malignancies of the heart and pericardium are rare. All the available data come from autopsy studies, case reports, and, in recent years, from large, specialized, single-center studies. Nevertheless, if primary malignancy is present, it may have a devastating implication for patients. Malignancies may affect heart function, also causing left-sided ...
Dušková Jaroslava J Cytopathology Laboratory, Institute of Pathology, 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University and Medical College, Prague, Czech - - 2014
Objective: To describe the algorithms employed to explore the suggestion or consideration of metastatic malignancy in the thyroid. Study Design: Thirty-seven cases with a history of malignancy (n = 21) and/or uncommon fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) findings (n = 37) were reviewed and reclassified according to The Bethesda System for ...
Baker Patricia M PM Department of Pathology (P.M.B.), Health Sciences Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB Vancouver General Hospital (P.B.C.), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (R.H.Y.), Boston, - - 2014
This essay considers selected peritoneal lesions many of which were the subject of studies coauthored by Dr Robert E. Scully. His article on multilocular peritoneal inclusion cysts has largely led to these lesions being considered non-neoplastic, eschewing the term cystic mesothelioma. These cysts are often associated with reactive mural mesothelial ...
Laffon E E Service de Médecine Nucléaire, Hôpital du Haut-Lévèque, CHU de Bordeaux, Avenue de Magellan, 33604, Pessac, France, - - 2014
To assess variability of the average standard uptake value (SUV) computed by varying the number of hottest voxels within an (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG)-positive lesion. This SUV metric was compared with the maximal SUV (SUVmax: the hottest voxel) and peak SUV (SUVpeak: SUVmax and its 26 neighbouring voxels). Twelve lung cancer patients ...
Botella-Estrada Rafael R Department of Dermatology, Instituto Valenciano de Oncología, Valencia, Spain2now with Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario La Fe and University of Valencia, Valencia, - - 2014
IMPORTANCE The influence of regression on the status of the sentinel node (SN) is controversial. In many centers, the presence of regression in thin melanomas supports the performance of an SN biopsy. OBJECTIVE To identify whether regression in primary melanoma has any influence on SN involvement. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS ...
Weissferdt Annikka A Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, - - 2014
The diagnosis of thymic epithelial neoplasms is normally rendered after careful evaluation of their histologic features. In some cases, however, the morphological heterogeneity or overlap with neoplasms of other organ systems can lead to diagnostic uncertainty. On the basis of this, the use of immunohistochemical stains as a diagnostic adjunct ...
Hameed Ahmer M AM Department of Surgery, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, - - 2014
Many authors advocate lipase as the preferred serological test for the diagnosis of pancreatitis and a cut-off level of three or more times the upper limit of normal (ULN) is often quoted. The literature contains no systematic review that explores alternative causes of a lipase level over three times as ...
Gerami Pedram P Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois; Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois. Electronic address: - - 2014
The accurate clinical assessment of melanocytic neoplasms is a challenge for clinicians. Currently, obtaining a biopsy specimen and conducting a histologic examination is the standard of care. The incidence of melanoma in white populations is high, resulting in a large number of biopsy specimens. The objective of this study is ...
Filopei Jason J Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, New - - 2014
Recent reports demonstrate high diagnostic accuracy of lung ultrasound for evaluation of dyspnea. We assessed the feasibility of training internal medicine residents in lung ultrasound with a pocket ultrasound device. We performed a prospective, observational trial of residents performing lung ultrasound with a pocket ultrasound. Training consisted of two 90-minute ...
Castillo Felipe F Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery Department, Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal - Universidad Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, - - 2014
In-office biopsy (IOB) is an effective technique to diagnose the nature of pharyngolaryngeal lesions. We selected patients with pharyngolaryngeal lesions suspicious for malignancy. In IOB procedures, laryngeal cytology (LC), and direct laryngoscopy biopsy (DLB) were performed, and diagnostic parameters and costs were estimated. 88 patients were selected. For LC, sensitivity ...
Polf Holly D HD Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, - - 2014
To report diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence in a female Huacaya alpaca. Clinical case report. Female intact Huacaya alpaca (n = 1) METHODS: Computed tomographic (CT) excretory urography and vaginourethrography were performed to diagnose the cause of urinary incontinence. Bilateral ectopic ureters and left hydronephrosis and hydroureter were diagnosed. Left nephroureterectomy ...
McCormack Christopher J CJ aPeter Macallum Cancer Institute, East Melbourne bVictorian Melanoma Service, Alfred Hospital, Prahran cDepartment of Paediatrics, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville dThe Royal Children's Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria eMelanoma Institute Australia , Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia fDepartment of Medicine, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Program, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, - - 2014
Atypical cutaneous melanocytic lesions, including those with Spitzoid features, can be difficult to categorize as benign or malignant. This can lead to suboptimal management, with potential adverse patient outcomes. Recent studies have enhanced knowledge of the molecular and genetic biology of these lesions and, combined with clinicopathological findings, is further ...
Klotz T T Senology and Breast Imaging Department, Centre Régional de Lutte Contre le Cancer d'Auvergne, 58, rue Montalembert, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine the diagnosis performance of shear wave elastography in the differentiation of benign and malignant breast lesions and the factors influencing the elasticity values. To suggest an appropriate management of breast lesions using the ultrasound-elastography combination. Monocentric retrospective study of 167 breast lesions classified by conventional ultrasound as BI-RADS ...
Shet Narendra S NS 1 Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, - - 2014
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to describe the imaging features of pediatric pancreatic tumors with pathologic correlation. Epithelial and nonepithelial lesions are described. Pancreatic imaging protocols, clinical presentation, and management are also detailed. CONCLUSION. Pancreatic neoplasms are rare in children and vary widely between benign and malignant causes ...
Watanabe Seishiro S Department of Internal Medicine, Kagawa Prefectural Central Hospital, Takamatsu, Kagawa 760-8557, - - 2014
Percutaneous ethanol injection therapy (PEIT) has been administered as a safe therapeutic modality for patients with small hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Due to the nature of the straight approaching line of a PEIT or radiofrequency ablation needle, penetrating the vessels that are interposed between the dermal insertion point and the nodule ...
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