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Anti-carcinoembryonic antigen immunoscintigraphy (technetium-99m-monoclonal antibody BW 431/26) and serum CEA levels in patients with suspected primary and recurrent colorectal carcinoma.
This study comprises a total of 141 patients with suspected primary and recurrent colorectal carcinomas, in whom immunoscintigraphy with 99mTc-Mab BW 431/26 was performed. Whole-body scans were doneExpand
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First experiences with the heparin-induced extracorporeal low-density lipoprotein precipitation in the treatment of critical limb ischaemia: a new therapeutical approach?
The heparin-induced extracorporeal low-density lipoprotein (LDL) precipitation (HELP) system is based on the fact that besides lipoproteins even fibrinogen, which seems to be a very important factorExpand
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The immunoscintigraphic use of Tc‐99m‐labelled monoclonal anti‐CEA antibodies (BW 431/26) in patients with suspected primary, recurrent and metastatic breast cancer
The discrepancy between serum CEA levels and CEA tissue expression in patients with breast cancer is well known. Whereas immunohistochemistry shows positive CEA expression in 70‐90%, the serum CEAExpand
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Organotypic three-dimensional cancer cell cultures mirror drug responses in vivo: lessons learned from the inhibition of EGFR signaling
Complex three-dimensional (3D) in vitro models that recapitulate human tumor biology are essential to understand the pathophysiology of the disease and to aid in the discovery of novel anti-cancerExpand
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[Consensus statement haemorrhoidal disease].
Haemorrhoidal disease belongs to the most common benign disorders in the lower gastrointestinal tract. Treatment options comprise conservative as well as surgical therapy still being appliedExpand
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[Abdominal dressing -- a new standard in therapy of the open abdomen following secondary peritonitis?].
INTRODUCTION The management of patients with a laparostoma due to peritonitis is a challenge for every surgeon and intensivist. The goal of this study was to compare the different treatmentExpand
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Abdominopelvic omentopexy: Preparatory procedure for radiotherapy in rectal cancer
Adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) in adenocarcinoma of the rectum requires the application of between 5,500 and 6,600 cGy, while the small bowel does not tolerate doses beyond 4,200 cGy without developingExpand
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Anticarcinoembryonic antigen immunoscintigraphy with a99mTc-Fab′ fragment (Immu 4TM) in primary and recurrent colorectal cancer
Forty-seven patients were submitted to 68 radioimmunoscintigraphic investigations for primary or recurrent colorectal cancer. Immunoscintigraphy with Immu-4tmcorrectly detected 28 primary colorectalExpand
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[Probe-guided surgery of colorectal carcinoma].
Anti-CEA-scintigraphy turned out very reliable in detecting primary and recurrent colorectal cancer, its overall accuracy being more than 90 p.c. The intraoperative application of this technologyExpand
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Can postoperative surveillance with serial CEA immunoscintigraphy detect resectable rectal cancer recurrence and potentially improve tumor-free survival?
BACKGROUND This study was performed to determine if postoperative serial monitoring of rectal cancer patients can be performed with an immunoscintigraphic imaging test for carcinoembryonic antigenExpand
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