Helen M Doran

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Histopathological findings in the liver in a series of autopsies on 110 patients suffering from leukaemia or lymphoma were reviewed. No treatment had been given to 23 patients, 50 had received chemotherapy alone, 23 chemo- and radiotherapy and 14 underwent bone marrow transplantation. The 23 untreated patients showed neoplastic infiltration in 10 (44%) and(More)
Histopathological findings in the lungs in a series of autopsies on 87 patients suffering from various types of leukaemia or lymphoma who had received no treatment, or various combinations of radiotherapy, chemotherapy and bone marrow transplantation were reviewed. Thirteen untreated patients showed neoplastic infiltration (4), thromboembolism (4),(More)
BACKGROUND Aspergillus spp. are the leading cause of invasive fungal infection in lung transplant recipients. We investigated the relationship between the isolation of Aspergillus spp. from the respiratory tract of lung transplant recipients and their risk of mortality. METHODS A retrospective, observational cohort study of all patients who received lung(More)
Primary pulmonary osteosarcoma is very rare. Most cases are secondary deposits from primaries arising in the appendicular skeleton. Four cases of primary osteogenic sarcoma of the lung are described and the literature reviewed for previously reported cases. These pulmonary tumors occur in patients who are in their fourth to seventh decades, that is, an(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the association between the histological diagnosis of tuberculosis and the microbiological findings and to indicate how these results affect treatment. Histopathology and microbiology records were examined retrospectively. 89 cases were identified between 1984 and 1988. 67% were diagnosed as tuberculosis (TB) by both(More)
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) has a poor prognosis and therapeutic options are limited with a 5-year survival of less than 50%. This report includes a case of histologically confirmed IPF in a patient whose native lung showed objective improvement as measured by high-resolution CT while he was receiving cyclosporine-based immunosuppressive therapy(More)