Johannes K. A. Avenarius

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BACKGROUND Preoperative staging of patients with colorectal carcinoma (CRC) has the potential benefit of altering treatment options when metastases are present. The clinical value of chest computed tomography (CT) in staging remains unclear. MATERIALS AND METHODS All patients who undergo colorectal surgery in our hospital are prospectively registered,(More)
Intracranial mesenchymal chondrosarcoma is a rare, high-grade malignancy with the highest prevalence in young adults. Because of its rarity, most data regarding survival are limited to case studies and small series. We present a 71-year-old woman with an intracranial dural based mesenchymal chondrosarcoma located in the anterior skull base, to our knowledge(More)
BACKGROUND Advanced colorectal cancer (CRC), either locally advanced, metastasized (mCRC) or both, is present in a relevant proportion of patients. The chances on curation of advanced CRC are continuously improving with modern multi-modality treatment options. For incurable CRC the focus lies on palliation of symptoms, which is not necessarily a resection(More)
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