Dr Stephen Margolis

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While quadrantectomy or lumpectomy with axillary node sampling and dissection, or both, has been shown to be an equivalent alternative to modified radical mastectomy, some surgeons have begun to omit axillary dissection altogether in patients with extremely small tumors, believing that the axilla is unlikely to be involved. In reviewing the incidence of(More)
Cholecystokinin (CCK) is a peptide present in large amounts in gut, brain, and neurons innervating lymphatic tissues. Plasma CCK levels increase in enterally alimented patients. Enteral alimentation is also associated with enhanced immune function. The effects of CCK and a CCK antagonist were studied on human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (H-PBMC),(More)
The expansion of a unique system for medical, epidemiological, and laboratory information management is described. The system utilizes an automated, optically scanned data entry mode (OpScan), and a generalized, interactive storage and retrieval software package (MIMS). Aggregate medical, epidemiological, and laboratory information are monitored, with the(More)
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