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Selective ablation of immature blood vessels in established human tumors follows vascular endothelial growth factor withdrawal.
Features that distinguish tumor vasculatures from normal blood vessels are sought to enable the destruction of preformed tumor vessels. We show that blood vessels in both a xenografted tumor andExpand
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The incidence and causes of erectile dysfunction after pelvic fractures associated with posterior urethral disruption.
PURPOSE Erectile dysfunction is a common sequel of pelvic fractures, particularly those associated with posterior urethral injury when it can be neurogenic or arteriogenic due to damage to theExpand
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Surgical aspects of gastrointestinal persimmon phytobezoar treatment.
One hundred thirteen patients presented with gastrointestinal complications due to persimmon phytobezoars during a 3 year period. One hundred three patients had a history of persimmon ingestion. OneExpand
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Combined local bladder hyperthermia and intravesical chemotherapy for the treatment of high-grade superficial bladder cancer.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness of combined local bladder hyperthermia and intravesical chemotherapy for the treatment of patients with high-grade (G3) superficial bladder cancer. METHODSExpand
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Determination of renal stone composition with dual-energy CT: in vivo analysis and comparison with x-ray diffraction.
PURPOSE To preoperatively assess the composition of urinary stones by using dual-energy computed tomography (CT), with postoperative in vitro x-ray diffraction analysis as the reference standard. Expand
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Watchful waiting policy in recurrent Ta G1 bladder tumors.
OBJECTIVE To determine the outcome of a watchful waiting policy in patients suffering from small, recurrent, papillary bladder tumors. METHODS Watchful waiting has been considered an option when aExpand
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Doxil (Caelyx): an exploratory study with pharmacokinetics in patients with hormone-refractory prostate cancer
Doxil, a doxorubicin formulation of polyethylene glycol-coated liposomes, has anti-tumor activity against Kaposi's sarcoma and other solid tumors with mild myelosuppression, minimal hair loss and aExpand
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Is radical cystectomy mandatory in every patient with variant histology of bladder cancer
Urothelial carcinomas have an established propensity for divergent differentiation. Most of these variant tumors are muscle invasive but not all. The response of non muscle invasive variant tumors toExpand
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The Response of Variant Histology Bladder Cancer to Intravesical Immunotherapy Compared to Conventional Cancer
Background High-grade urothelial carcinomas (UCs) often show foci of variant differentiation. There is limited information in the literature about the response of these variant urothelial tumors toExpand
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The mechanism of human bladder tumor implantation in an in vitro model.
Implantation of tumor cells in the bladder following transurethral resection of superficial bladder tumors is believed to be one factor in the etiology of bladder tumor recurrences. Using an in vitroExpand
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