Katherine Nixon

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The great difference in results as regards the saving or improvement of vision as well as mortality is striking, but is easily explainable on anatomical grounds. Wben the tumour is of large size the anterior cerebral arteries, the anterior communicating vessel, and the distal anterior cerebral arteries ate stretched tightly over its dome and posterior(More)
BACKGROUND Malnutrition is a common problem in dialysis patients and may affect up to one-third of patients. Near-infrared interactance (NIR) is a novel approach to estimate body composition and per cent total body fat. METHODS We used near-infrared interactance (Futrex 5000) to estimate the body composition including body fat percentage, as well as(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe the patterns of relapse in uterine cancer (UC) and the role of surgery in the recurrent setting. METHODS We describe surgical and clinical outcomes of all patients who underwent surgery for recurrent UC in a gynecological oncology tertiary referral center between May 1, 2013, and April 30, 2016.(More)
The lymphatic system has a major significance in the metastatic pathways in women's cancers. Lymphatic pumping depends on both extrinsic and intrinsic mechanisms, and the mechanical behavior of lymphatic vessels regulates the function of the system. However, data on the mechanical properties and function of human lymphatics are lacking. Our aim is to(More)
OBJECTIVES Computed tomography (CT) is an essential part of preoperative planning prior to cytoreductive surgery for primary and relapsed epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). Our aim is to correlate pre-operative CT results with intraoperative surgical and histopathological findings at debulking surgery. METHODS We performed a systematic comparison of(More)
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