H E Darakjian

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The use of the preadmission serum albumin level for predicting survival was evaluated in 81 patients with Stage III disease, 59 with unresectable and 22 with resectable primary tumors. A serum albumin of less than 3.4 gm/dl in a patient with unresectable Stage III disease indicates a poor prognosis with an accuracy that supersedes that obtained from a(More)
We performed a retrospective study of sixty patients who had a soft-tissue sarcoma of the extremity to determine the usefulness of scintigraphy with gallium-67 citrate as a staging modality. Abnormal activity of the gallium was present in forty-one of forty-eight sites in which there was macroscopic primary tumor. In six of the forty-eight patients, the(More)
Thirty-four patients with an aortic window lesion were carefully staged with gallium scans and mediastinoscopy according to the TNM classification system for carcinoma of the lung. All were in Stage III. Twenty-five patients had non-oat cell carcinomas (15 squamous cell, eight adeno-, two large cell) and nine had oat cell carcinomas. Quantitative(More)
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