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Positron emission tomography detects increased glucose uptake in malignant tissue using the glucose analogue [2-18F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose. We reviewed the scans obtained in 62 patients with lung tumors. All had undergone computed tomography and had tissue-based diagnoses: 22 had adenocarcinomas, 12 had squamous cell carcinomas, 13 had other malignancies,… (More)
Papillary fibroelastomas are a rare form of benign cardiac neoplasm. While the majority of these lesions are asymptomatic and found incidentally via echocardiography or cardiac catheterization, those occurring on left-sided structures may become clinically important producing symptoms of syncope, angina, myocardial infarction, and sudden death. These masses… (More)
A case in which a retrograde cardioplegia catheter was inserted into the coronary sinus for retrieval of antegrade cardioplegia in a patient with chronic renal failure is described. Potassium levels were maintained within normal limits throughout the procedure.