Darrell Fernando

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AIM To compare p16INK4a immunocytochemistry with the HPV polymerase chain reaction in predicting high grade cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS This diagnostic case-control study was conducted from January 2010 until December 2010. We obtained 30 samples, classified according to the degree of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia(More)
BACKGROUND To identify the risk factors and assess the role of survivin in predicting progessivity precancerous cervical lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS This case-control study was conducted from October 2009 until May 2010. We obtained 74 samples, classified according to the degree of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN): 19 samples for CIN 1, 18(More)
PURPOSE To determine whether the measurement of serum AMH can be used to diagnose PCOS and as a tool to predict the prognosis of PCOS. METHODS This is a case-control study. Women of reproductive age (18-35 years) were recruited consecutively at a tertiary academic hospital during the period of March 2009-October 2011 and were divided into case (PCOS(More)
Definitively diagnosing primary fallopian tube carcinoma (PFTC) prior to surgery is difficult. In the first working diagnosis, PFTC is often misdiagnosed as ovarian cancer. Preoperative workups using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are capable of differentiating PFTC from epithelial ovarian carcinomas (EOCs). Both the sensitivity and the specificity of MRI(More)
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