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Complications of radiofrequency coagulation of liver tumours
Radiofrequency coagulation (RFC) is being promoted as a novel technique with a low morbidity rate in the treatment of liver tumours. The purpose of this study was to assess critically theExpand
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Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) negative for KIT (CD117 antigen) immunoreactivity
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are currently defined as mesenchymal tumours of the gastrointestinal tract that express KIT receptor tyrosine kinase. However, a small subgroup of tumoursExpand
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Neoadjuvant chemotherapy or primary debulking surgery in advanced ovarian carcinoma: a retrospective analysis of 285 patients.
OBJECTIVE This study was aimed at comparison of neoadjuvant chemotherapy with primary debulking surgery in advanced ovarian carcinoma. METHODS Retrospective analysis of 285 patients with advancedExpand
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Molecular pathogenesis of multiple gastrointestinal stromal tumors in NF1 patients.
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. KIT and PDGFRA activating mutations are the oncogenic mechanisms in most sporadic GISTs.Expand
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Composition and formation of the sleeve enveloping a central venous catheter.
PURPOSE After catheterization, 42% to 100% of central venous catheters are surrounded by a "fibrin sleeve." This sleeve has been considered the cause of catheter-related infections, withdrawalExpand
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Correlation between clinicopathological features and karyotype in lipomatous tumors. A report of 178 cases from the Chromosomes and Morphology (CHAMP) Collaborative Study Group.
Soft tissue tumors commonly show cytogenetic abnormalities, some of which are tumor specific. Lipomatous tumors represent the largest category of soft tissue neoplasms, and numerous karyotypicExpand
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Correlation between clinicopathological features and karyotype in spindle cell sarcomas. A report of 130 cases from the CHAMP study group.
Soft-tissue tumors have proved to be a fruitful area for the identification of reproducible cytogenetic aberrations, especially among pediatric round-cell sarcomas and lipomatous tumors. Thus far,Expand
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Translocation (X;1) reveals metastasis 31 years after renal cell carcinoma.
Cytogenetic investigation of a metastatic lesion appearing 31 years after nephrectomy allowed for the diagnosis of a renal cell carcinoma. The der(X)t(X;1)(p11.2;q21.1) found in this case and reviewExpand
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Proliferative myositis in a child
Abstract A case of proliferative myositis in the lumbar paraspinal muscles in a 14-year-old boy is presented. Imaging investigations including plain radiograph, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT),Expand
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Atypical neurofibromas in neurofibromatosis type 1 are premalignant tumors
Benign peripheral nerve sheath tumors (PNSTs) are a characteristic feature of neurofibromatosis type I (NF1) patients. NF1 individuals have an 8–13% lifetime risk of developing a malignant PNSTExpand
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