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Studies on gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) in young patients are limited due to their rarity, and none have been conducted in Asian populations. GISTs from patients under the age of 30 were retrospectively reviewed and were analyzed for clinicopathologic features, immunohistochemistry for SDHB (succinate dehydrogenase subunit B), and mutations for(More)
BACKGROUND BRAF mutation is the most common genetic event in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC); however, the prevalence and patterns of the mutation vary worldwide. We investigated the frequency and type of BRAF mutations based on the histologic subtypes in a large cohort of Korean patients with PTC. METHODS A total of 1041 consecutive PTCs were(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatocyte transplantation is a promising therapy for acute liver failure. Cell therapy using xenogeneic sources has emerged as an alternative treatment for patients with organ failure due to the shortage of transplantable human organs. The purpose of this study was to improve the survival of mice with acute liver failure by transplanting(More)
© 2014 The Korean Society of Pathologists/The Korean Society for Cytopathology This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the(More)