M. A. Cassaro

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Malignant perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) is a rare tumor composed of hybrid tumor cells characterized by immunoreactivity for both melanocytic and smooth muscle markers. This paper describes the uncommon esophageal location of an 8 cm PEComa in a 75-year-old Caucasian man who was presented with ingravescent dysphagia. Although PEComas arising(More)
For many years, novel strategies for cancer detection and treatment using nanoparticles (NPs) have been developed. Esophageal adenocarcinoma is the sixth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Western countries, and despite recent advances in early detection and treatment, its prognosis is still very poor. This study investigated the use of fluorescent(More)
KYBAS is a prototype to examine the use of expert systems in the area of engineering design. KYBAS is developed particularly for highway bridge design and analysis. It addresses the static load analysis of highway bridges in particular. The knowledge in KYBAS represents various materials and structural types used in the design process. The rules make the(More)
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