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Impact of age and comorbidity on non-small-cell lung cancer treatment in older veterans.
PURPOSE Because comorbidity affects cancer treatment outcomes, guidelines recommend considering comorbidity when making treatment decisions in older patients with lung cancer. Yet, it is unclearExpand
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Implementation of a multidisciplinary treatment team for hepatocellular cancer at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center improves survival.
Several methods of treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are often used in combination for either palliation or cure. We established a multidisciplinary treatment team (MDTT) at the SanExpand
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Inter and intra-individual variation in skeletal DNA preservation in buried remains.
Our ability to identify skeletal remains often relies on the quality and quantity of DNA extracted from bone and teeth. Current research on buried remains has been retrospective, and no study to ourExpand
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Provider and pharmacist responses to warfarin drug-drug interaction alerts: a study of healthcare downstream of CPOE alerts
OBJECTIVE To categorize the appropriateness of provider and pharmacist responses to warfarin critical drug-drug interaction (cDDI) alerts, assess responses and actions to the cDDI, and determine theExpand
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Periprocedural complications by Child-Pugh class in patients undergoing transcatheter arterial embolization or chemoembolization to treat unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma at a VA medical center.
BACKGROUND For patients with compensated cirrhosis, transcatheter arterial embolization with and without additive chemotherapy has been shown to improve survival. The aim of this study was to compareExpand
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Patterns of microbial colonization of human bone from surface-decomposed remains
Microbial colonization of bone is an important mechanism of post-mortem skeletal degradation. However, the types and distributions of bone and tooth colonizing microbes are not well characterized. ItExpand
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DNA IDENTIFICATION OF SKELETAL REMAINS FROM THE SECOND WORLD WAR MASS GRAVES UNCOVERED IN SLOVENIA – FIRST RESULTS
To present joint effort of three institutions in the identification of human remains from the World War II found in two mass graves in Skofja Loka area, Slovenia.
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Characterizing the postmortem human bone microbiome from surface-decomposed remains
Microbial colonization of bone is an important mechanism of postmortem skeletal degradation. However, the types and distributions of bone and tooth colonizing microbes are not well characterized. ItExpand