Mosheir Elabassy

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A 74-year-old male with an inoperable, large (6 cm in diameter) primary hepatocellular carcinoma of the liver was successfully treated using a novel microwave ablating system. Using a single applicator, the tumour was treated at 150 W for 4 minutes. An ablation zone 8 cm in diameter was achieved, which gradually shrunk to form scar tissue that remained(More)
Endoscopic mucosal resection is commonly the treatment regime of choice for large sessile colonic polyps. We describe the computed tomography findings of a 51 year old female who presented with transient severe abdominal pain without systemic upset post endoscopic mucosal polyp resection, which resolved with conservative management. This is the second case(More)
PURPOSE To determine the accuracy and safety of the percutaneous biopsy of pancreatic mass lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS Over a 12-year period clinical parameters, imaging, pathologic results, and complications were assessed in patients undergoing percutaneous biopsies pancreatic lesions. RESULTS One hundred fifty-three patients underwent pancreatic(More)
OBJECTIVE Changes in splanchnic circulation have been seen in patients with colorectal cancer. We have previously reported that the inferior mesenteric vein is dilated in rectal cancer. We wanted to assess whether the superior mesenteric vein (SMV) is dilated in right-sided colon cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS From a colorectal database, three cohorts were(More)
AIM Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced rectal cancer aims to downstage prior to definitive management. Repeat imaging assessment of the tumour post-therapy has implications for treatment. Our aim is to assess if the Inferior Mesenteric Vein (IMV) diameter measured on CT can be used as a surrogate marker for evaluation of tumour response to(More)
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