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Utility of 18F-FDG positron emission tomography scanning on selection of patients for resection of hepatic colorectal metastases.
BACKGROUND Hepatectomy represents a standard and potentially curative therapy for hepatic colorectal metastases. However, up to two thirds of patients explored for resection are found to haveExpand
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Lenalidomide Maintenance Compared With Placebo in Responding Elderly Patients With Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Treated With First-Line Rituximab Plus Cyclophosphamide, Doxorubicin, Vincristine, and
Purpose The standard treatment of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is rituximab in combination with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone (R-CHOP).Expand
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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: Can the need for conversion and the probability of complications be predicted?
AbstractBackground: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in acute cholecystitis is associated with a relatively high rate of conversion to an open procedure as well as a high rate of complications. TheExpand
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The impact of patient delay and physician delay on the outcome of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis.
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is now used in the management of acute cholecystitis. Under these circumstances unfavorable conditions may result in conversion and complications. InformationExpand
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The role of bacterial vaginosis in infection after major gynecologic surgery.
PURPOSE: Previous studies have reported an association between bacterial vaginosis (BV) and postoperative fever and infection. This prospective study investigated whether the intermediate or definiteExpand
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High Response Rates To Crizotinib In Advanced, Chemoresistant ALK+ Lymphoma Patients
![Graphic][1] In hematological disorders ALK expression is present in >50% of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphomas (ALCL) as a result of a t(2;5)(p23;q35) translocation that causes the ALK gene onExpand
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Increased Expression of the hPim-2 Gene In Human Chronic lymphocytic Leukemia and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Pim-1 and Pim-2 are murine proto-oncogenes implicated in lymphomagenesis. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the human Pim-2 (hPim-2) expression is altered in chronic lymphocyticExpand
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Islet transplantation inhibits diabetic retinopathy in the sucrose-fed diabetic Cohen rat.
PURPOSE To study the effect of islet transplantation on the development of diabetic retinopathy in the sucrose-fed diabetic Cohen rat, a useful experimental model of accelerated microvascularExpand
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PET‐CT imaging of combined brachial and lumbosacral neurolymphomatosis
Abstract:  Neurolymphomatosis is a rare manifestation of progressive non‐Hodgkin's lymphoma. A 44‐yr‐old man with diffuse large B‐cell lymphoma presented with unilateral progressive peripheralExpand
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Ultrastructural observations on bone marrow cells of 26 patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.
Bone marrow aspirates from 26 patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) were examined using transmission electron microscopy. The red blood cell precursors in 9 patients showed varying degrees ofExpand
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