Narcis Octavian Zarnescu

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BACKGROUND American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging for pancreatic adenocarcinoma is a validated predictor of prognosis but insufficiently discriminates postresection survival. We hypothesized that genetic analysis of resected cancers would correlate with tumor biology and postoperative survival. METHODS Resected pancreatic ductal and ampullary(More)
Primary breast lymphoma (PBL) is a rare entity accounting for less than 1% of all breast malignancies. Diagnostic criteria for primary Hodgkin's lymphoma of the breast are: the presence of sufficient tissue for diagnosis, close interaction between mammary tissue and lymphomatous infiltrate and no evidence or prior diagnosis of widespread lymphoma. Our case(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Current protocols indicate surgery as single modality of therapy for B1 stage rectal cancer and surgery with adjuvant therapy for B2 stage. The aim of our study was to analyze the five-year survival rate for patients with surgically treated B1 and B2 rectal cancer and to assess the impact of adjuvant therapy on overall survival. (More)
Information is considered as a change of a fuzzy set expressing a state. In this case, a mange of state is equivalent to a change in the grade of membership () A x µ ∆ of an element x belonging to a fuzzy set A. The quantity of information can be computed using certain functions, called informational functions. Four axioms are presented, which must be(More)
BACKGROUND We have established a multicenter international consortium to better understand the natural history of acute pancreatitis (AP) worldwide and to develop a platform for future randomized clinical trials. METHODS The AP patient registry to examine novel therapies in clinical experience (APPRENTICE) was formed in July 2014. Detailed web-based(More)
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