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Formation of reactive oxygen species in spermatozoa of infertile patients.
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of reactive oxygen species formation in semen of a population of patients consulting for infertility. DESIGN The incidence of reactive oxygen species formationExpand
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Transarterial embolization and ablation of renal arteriovenous malformations: efficacy and damages in 30 patients with long-term followup.
PURPOSE We evaluate the long-term efficacy and side effects of transarterial embolization and ablation for renal arteriovenous malformations. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 30 patients withExpand
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Immunohistochemical detection of MTAP and BAP1 protein loss for mesothelioma diagnosis: Comparison with 9p21 FISH and BAP1 immunohistochemistry.
OBJECTIVES Differentiating malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) from reactive mesothelial hyperplasia (RMH) is still challenging. Detection of homozygous deletion (HD) of 9p21 region includingExpand
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Clinicopathological investigation of pulmonary pleomorphic carcinoma.
BACKGROUND Pleomorphic carcinoma is an uncommon malignant tumor of the lung. As there are few large-scale studies of patients with pleomorphic carcinoma, the clinical characteristics and behavior ofExpand
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Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy for c-T1N0M0 primary lung cancer: its impact on locoregional control.
BACKGROUND The outcomes of a video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy for lung cancer, with a special focus on its locoregional control, were compared with a conventional lobectomy. METHODSExpand
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Multivariate analysis of factors influencing oral mucositis in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Little information is available regarding the effect of oral intervention on the outcome of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). We retrospectively analyzed the incidence of oral mucositisExpand
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Results of video-assisted thoracic surgery for stage I/II non-small cell lung cancer.
OBJECTIVE The best indicators for VATS are not well known. Therefore, we review here a series of patients who underwent VATS lobectomy and segmentectomy at our hospital, and we attempt to identifyExpand
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Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) levels, as prognostic indicators in NSCLC.
OBJECTIVES Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) tissue produces numerous growth factors, which are multifunctional and considered predictive of patient survival. This study sought to evaluate theExpand
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Micropapillary pattern and grade of stromal invasion in pT1 adenocarcinoma of the lung: usefulness as prognostic factors
Recently, the stromal invasion grading system was proposed for small adenocarcinomas of ≤2.0 cm. The system is based on the presence or absence of a fibrotic focus, and the extent of invasion intoExpand
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Bronchial involvement in advanced stage lymphangioleiomyomatosis: histopathologic and molecular analyses.
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a rare progressive disease that almost exclusively affects women, is characterized by pulmonary cysts and neoplastic proliferation of smooth muscle-like cells (LAMExpand
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