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BACKGROUND Assessment of smoking status and identification of those most likely to continue smoking are important in the management of patients who have bladder cancer, because continued smoking following diagnosis and treatment increases the likelihood of treatment-related complications, recurrence, second primary malignancies, and morbidity and mortality.(More)
The Limberg flap is a valuable tool in teaching the art of local flap design. It is a very versatile addition to the armamentarium of any surgeon which provides a precise mathematical design for closure of both the primary and the secondary (donor) defect. The lines of maximum extensibility of the skin are crucial in the design of the rhomboid and the flap.(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to obtain information about the prevalence and characteristics of breast sensations after breast cancer surgery, the impact they had on patients, and aggravating and relieving factors. DESCRIPTION OF STUDY Within 1 month after the date of their surgery, 132 patients with breast cancer completed an instrument rating(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of a new formulation of live attenuated varicella vaccine (Oka strain) in non-immune household contacts of children with cancer or leukaemia. METHODOLOGY This was an open study with one group. Healthy varicella-susceptible adults and children living in the same household as children with cancer or(More)