Laurie Eisengart

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BACKGROUND Stem cells were suggested to be present in human prostate cancer as a small population of distinct cells, which may contribute to carcinogenesis, tumor recurrence, and chemoresistance. To identify potential prostatic stem cells, we analyzed the expression of several potential stem cell markers in benign prostate and prostatic adenocarcinoma. (More)
BACKGROUND Identification of individual prostatic glandular structures is an important prerequisite to quantitative histological analysis of prostate cancer with the aid of a computer. We have developed a computer method to segment individual glandular units and to extract quantitative image features, for computer identification of prostatic adenocarcinoma.(More)
The present study examined the relationship of prenatal cocaine exposure to infant information processing in the first year of life.In a prospective, longitudinal study of 177 cocaine-exposed and 175 non-exposed infants, the Fagan Test of Infant Intelligence (FTII) was used to measure attention, visual recognition memory and information processing speed at(More)
CONTEXT The prognosis for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma is poor, with an average 5-year survival of approximately 10%. Use of traditional cytokine therapy, specifically high-dose interleukin 2, is limited by significant toxicity. Better understanding of the molecular pathogenesis of renal cell carcinoma has led to the development of targeted(More)
Pediatric small bowel transplant recipients are susceptible to diarrhea due to rejection or infectious enteritis, particularly of viral etiology. The most common causes of viral enteritis in this setting are rotavirus, adenovirus, cytomegalovirus, and Epstein-Barr virus. This study is the first to compare the histologic findings of rotavirus infection with(More)
Introduction: Triple immunohistochemical (IHC) stains including antibodies specific for alphamethylacyl-CoA-racemase and basal cell markers have been a valuable aid in accurate identification of prostate carcinoma. However, accurate quantification of minuscule areas of prostate carcinoma in biopsy specimens can often be a challenge. Here we assessed the(More)
Alias Renal papillary adenoma Tubulo-papillary adenoma Note The concept of renal papillary adenoma is a controversial one, and has evolved over the past 3 decades. The term has historically been used to refer to small proliferations of papillary or tubulo-papillary epithelium in the renal cortex which theoretically have no metastatic potential. The size(More)
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