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OBJECTIVE The objective of our study is to assess the usefulness of breast MRI for the evaluation of malignant invasion of the nipple-areolar complex. MATERIALS AND METHODS Breast MRI findings of 51 pathologically proven breast cancer lesions, which were within 2 cm distance from the nipple-areolar complex on sonography, were reviewed retrospectively.(More)
BACKGROUND Prognostic factors of breast cancer have been used for the prediction of clinical outcome or selection of patients for complementary treatment. Some of the imaging features of breast cancer, e.g. magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), are associated with these prognostic factors. PURPOSE To evaluate the relationship between dynamic enhanced MR(More)
BACKGROUND Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) requires prompt and appropriate treatment. Since methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a frequent pathogen in VAP, rapid identification of it, is pivotal. Our aim was to evaluate the utility of quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) as a useful method for etiologic diagnoses of MRSA(More)
PURPOSE To retrospectively review discordant cases of congenital hypothyroidism according to a comparison of findings of ultrasonography (US) and scintigraphy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Institutional review board approval was obtained for this retrospective study with a waiver of informed consent. Data of 300 pediatric patients (mean age, 4.7 weeks; range,(More)
PURPOSE The efficacy and safety of treatment with alfuzosin 10 mg plus propiverine 10 or 20 mg in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and an overactive bladder were investigated. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this parallel-arm, prospective, multicentre, single-blind study, men who were ≥ 40 years old, had an International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS)(More)
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