Anne E Smith Sehdev

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BACKGROUND Mortality statistics are largely based on death certificates, so it is important that the data on the death certificate is accurate. At our institution, clinicians complete cause-of-death statements (CODs) prior to autopsy. Since May 1995, separate CODs have been included in autopsy face sheets. METHODS Clinical and autopsy-based CODs filled(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to characterize the histopathologic effects of electrosurgical tumor destruction of metastatic ovarian carcinoma using the argon beam coagulator (ABC) and evaluate the depth of tissue damage produced by a range of power settings and tissue interaction times. METHODS Epithelial ovarian carcinoma tumor specimens (1 cm(3))(More)
BACKGROUND Multiple epidemiologic and histologic studies have suggested that ovarian endometriosis can give rise to malignant ovarian tumors, primarily those of epithelial origin. The progression of endometriosis to endometriosis-associated ovarian carcinoma (EAOC) has not been investigated thoroughly and is poorly understood at best. Using(More)
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