Matthew G Richardson

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Patients with primary or secondary liver cancer who are not suitable for surgical resection may be treated with selective internal radiation therapy with yttrium-90. This may cause down staging of the tumor to a resectable size in some patients, and in these and other patients may prolong survival. It delivers a high dose of radiation therapy directly to(More)
PURPOSE To determine in a retrospective study the potential benefit on survival outcomes of radioembolization using yttrium-90 ((90)Y) resin microspheres in a cohort of patients presenting with chemotherapy-refractory liver metastases, primarily from colorectal cancer (CRC). MATERIALS AND METHODS Over 3 years, 249 patients were referred to the authors'(More)
A 24 year old woman with a past history of febrile convulsions presents with a history of several episodes of 'funny turns' over a period of six months. She states she 'feels weird' before each episode. Her partner describes that she becomes verbally unresponsive, licks her lips, and makes other strange movements with her mouth. They usually last several(More)
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