N W H Townsend

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We report the case of a 38-year-old man who developed IgA myeloma of donor origin 7 years after allogeneic renal transplant. The diagnosis of multiple myeloma was unequivocal and based on positive results from serum electrophoresis, skeletal survey and bone marrow investigations. The donor origin of the myeloma cells was confirmed by DNA fingerprinting. We(More)
gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma with rituximab and chlorambucil: clinical, histological, and molecular follow-up. Leuk Lymphoma 2010;51:284e90. 131. Salar A, Domingo-Domenech E, Estany C, et al. Combination therapy with rituximab and intravenous or oral fludarabine in the first-line, systemic treatment of patients with extranodal marginal(More)
Oesophageal perforation remains a potentially fatal disease with mortality rates of 10% to 40% reported [1]. Iatrogenic injury is the most frequent cause of oesophageal perforation, with studies reporting incidence rates of 14% 100% [2], followed by spontaneous rupture (Boerhaave syndrome) [3]. A variety of treatment options are available ranging from(More)
There is wide variability in the methods of follow up of patients with colorectal cancer. For the majority of patients follow up comprises regular clinical assessment and measurement of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) with interval colonoscopy. Regular CT examinations will additionally detect distant disease such as liver and pulmonary metastases as well as(More)
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