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Factors affecting survival of 241 patients with ovarian serous carcinoma diagnosed and/or treated at New York University Medical Center from 1960 through 1980 are analyzed. Characteristics independently correlated with a favorable prognosis include low tumor stage and grade, presenting sign of a mass, and omentectomy. Patients under 50 years of age have a… (More)
Among the identified risk factors of age-related macular degeneration, sunlight is known to induce cumulative damage to the retina. A photosensitive derivative of the visual pigment, N-retinylidene-N-retinylethanolamine (A2E), may be involved in this phototoxicity. The high energy visible light between 380 nm and 500 nm (blue light) is incriminated. Our aim… (More)
Coverage of intraoral ablative defects presents many different problems. Free dermal grafts have been used to cover exposed mandibular bone in dogs. Grafts were placed in animals both before and after irradiation. Grafts were uniformly successful in animals not previously irradiated but failed when placed after irradiation.