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Accuracy of estimation of polyp size at colonoscopy
The Cancer Council posits that the size of adenomas is a more robust marker of risk than histological characteristics. The purpose of our study is to assess the accuracy of estimation of polyp sizeExpand
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A case of a colonic foreign body imitating diverticulitis
Abstract We present a case of a 75-year-old male who was referred to an Emergency Department with possible diverticulitis. On further review of CT imaging, extensive sigmoid diverticulosis with muralExpand
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Predicting non‐sentinel lymph node metastasis in Australian breast cancer patients: are the nomograms still useful in the post‐Z0011 era?
Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) can be avoided in breast cancer patients with low‐volume disease in the sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) according to Z0011 trial. We believe that nomograms developedExpand
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Rare case of Bouveret syndrome
Biliary fistulae are an uncommon manifestation of gallstone disease. Bouveret syndrome, the eponymous name for a gastric outlet obstruction due to impaction of a large gallstone in the duodenumExpand
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A rare case of lupus-related gastrointestinal vasculitis presenting as rectal gangrene
Abstract Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) related gastrointestinal vasculitis is a rare condition limited to case studies within the literature however, no cases of rectal gangrene and perforationExpand
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MRI radiomics in the prediction of therapeutic response to neoadjuvant therapy for locoregionally advanced rectal cancer: a systematic review
ABSTRACT Introduction: The standard of care for locoregionally advanced rectal cancer is neoadjuvant therapy (NA CRT) prior to surgery, of which 10–30% experience a complete pathologic responseExpand
The role of restaging MRI post neoadjuvant therapy for locoregionally advanced rectal cancer
Background: Rectal cancer management has evolved from surgery to neoadjuvant radiotherapy to total chemoradiotherapy regimens. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the gold standard for staging;Expand
Identification of HIV-Transmitting Sub-Epithelial Mononuclear Phagocytes in Human Anogenital and Colorectal Tissues
Tissue mononuclear phagocytes (MNP) are specialised in pathogen detection and antigen presentation. They are the first cells of the immune system to encounter HIV and play a key role in transmissionExpand
Antibiotics Do Not Reduce Length of Hospital Stay for Uncomplicated Diverticulitis in a Pragmatic Double-Blind Randomized Trial.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Antibiotic treatment is the standard care for patients with uncomplicated acute diverticulitis. However, this practice is based on low-level evidence and has been challenged byExpand