Ashima Saini

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Carcinoid tumours are uncommon neoplasms with a reported incidence of 1.5 per 100 000 population. Although they can develop in any organ derived from primitive endoderm, they occur most frequently in the appendix. Primary carcinoid tumours can be classified according to their site of origin. Although this classification into fore-gut, mid-gut or hind-gut(More)
Mucosa-associated lymphoma tissue (MALT) of the dura is extremely rare, with only a few reported cases worldwide. We present a unique case of a 61-year-old female who presented with neurologic symptoms of unsteady gait, dizziness, and sharp pain on her scalp for 3 weeks. A subsequent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain demonstrated a dural-based(More)
The purpose of this article is to update the neurosurgical community on the role of adjuvant radiation therapy in the management of patients with high-grade glioma. This information guides clinicians in the multidisciplinary management of these patients via a review of the literature describing current treatment paradigms as well as new avenues of(More)
There is a theoretical basis for the synergy of interleukin-2 (IL-2) with other cytokines. We have investigated sequential treatment with IL-2 and alpha interferon. 1 of 22 patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma had a partial response and one a minimal response to continuous infusion IL-2 but none of the 9 patients with melanoma responded. 16 of 17(More)
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