A L Hostetter

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DNA measurements of 46 thyroid specimens were performed by use of fresh tissue for flow cytometry and formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue for flow and static cytometry. The tissue included four histopathologic subgroups, i.e., 19 colloid goiters, 7 papillary carcinomas, 10 follicular adenomas, and 10 follicular carcinomas. The methods measured DNA index(More)
Six cases of metastatic carcinoma associated with chronic glomerular microangiopathy and renal failure are reported. All had prominent subendothelial lucent zones and double-contoured glomerular basement membranes. There was no immunohistologic or ultrastructural evidence for immune complex entrapment in glomeruli. By immunohistology, material antigenically(More)
Screening for serum lipid disorders is recommended by numerous specialty societies to identify patients at risk for coronary heart disease (CHD). The best screening tests will identify patients at highest risk for CHD who would benefit from intervention. This report discusses an appropriate test panel to use as the initial screen on a healthy outpatient(More)
Twenty-nine patients with clinical stage T1-2, NO, MO prostate carcinoma were treated by retropubic radical prostatectomy. Diagnosis was made by fine-needle aspiration biopsy from six to eight separate sectors of the prostate. At the time of biopsy, diagrams of the palpated organ were drawn, depicting the location of the lesion and the site of each biopsy.(More)
Between January 1, 1981 and December 31, 1989, 2003 patients were evaluated at Fairfax Hospital with a diagnosis of carcinoma of the lung. Of these, 214 with Stage I non-small cell carcinoma underwent surgical resection. Operative (30-day) mortality was 1.4%. Overall 5-year survival was 59%, inclusive of all deaths, cancer-related as well as unrelated.(More)
Two patients with persistent lymphocytic thyroiditis and thyrotoxicosis were studied. Both patients presented with severe hyperthyroidism of nine months' duration and had nontender, small thyroid glands. Uptake of radioactive iodine (131I) was consistently low. Serum thyroxine and triiodothyronine levels remained elevated without remission until(More)
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