Amer A. Alkhatib

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OBJECTIVES There is limited endosonographic literature regarding thyroid gland pathology, which is frequently visualized during upper endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). Our objective was to assess the prevalence of benign and malignant thyroid lesions encountered during routine upper EUS within a cancer center setting. MATERIALS AND METHODS The data were(More)
There is paucity in the literature on the use of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) for evaluating the thyroid gland. We report the first case of primary papillary thyroid cancer diagnosed by using EUS and fine needle aspiration (FNA). A 66-year-old man underwent EUS for the evaluation of mediastinal lymphadenopathy. FNA of the lymph nodes showed benign findings.(More)
Graft Versus Host Diseases (GVHD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality after allogenic hemato-poietic stem cell transplantation, occurring in up to 75% of patients [1]. According to the degree of involvement in each of the organ systems, acute GVHD can be clinically classified as grades I-IV [2]. Colonoscopic examination can show diffuse edema,(More)
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