Diane A Semer

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OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to describe pregnancy-associated adnexal masses in eastern North Carolina. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study was performed of 60 adnexal masses resected during pregnancy at a regional referral hospital from January 1990 to March 2002. RESULTS Adnexal masses occurred in 0.15% of pregnancies. Average gestational age at diagnosis(More)
Immunohistochemical analysis of biopsies, cytology specimens or surgical resection specimens using antibodies directed towards tumor-associated antigens, lineage or differentiation antigens is a technique often used by surgical pathologists to aid in establishing the correct histologic classification of malignant tumors. With the proliferation of(More)
A newly developed murine monoclonal antibody, DS6, immunohistochemically reacts with an antigen, CA6, that is expressed by human serous ovarian carcinomas but not by normal ovarian surface epithelium or mesothelium. CA6 has a limited distribution in normal adult tissues and is most characteristically detected in fallopian tube epithelium, inner urothelium(More)
In this case report we describe a successful embolectomy of a partially migrated Bird's Nest Caval Filter with attached embolic material. We used transesophageal echocardiography to guide the surgical approach. The patient recovered uneventfully from both the embolectomy and the subsequent pelvic operation.
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