Holly A Pattenden

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High altitude commercial expeditions are increasingly popular. As high altitude illnesses are common on ascent to altitude, this study aimed to ascertain whether medications for these conditions were carried by commercial operators who run high altitude expeditions. Despite recommendations, it appears that drugs to treat high altitude illnesses are not(More)
Positron emission tomography-CT (PET-CT) is one of the initial mediastinal staging modality for non-small cell lung cancer; however, the clinical utility in carcinoid tumours is uncertain. We sought to determine the test performance of PET-CT for mediastinal lymph node staging of pulmonary carcinoid tumours. We collated data from seven institutions,(More)
INTRODUCTION Currently, no agreed histologic grading system exists for lung adenocarcinomas (ADCs). With a recently updated consensus classification, the aim of this study was to assess potential prognostic factors identifiable on routine histology, which might be used as grading parameters. METHODS A retrospective study of resected pulmonary ADCs (n =(More)
BACKGROUND Myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery (MINS) is defined as troponin elevation of ≥0.03 ng/mL associated with 3.87-fold increase in early mortality. We sought to determine the impact of cardiology intervention on mortality in patients who developed MINS after general thoracic surgery. METHODS A retrospective review was performed in(More)
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