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Long-term outcome in patients with a pathological complete response after chemoradiation for rectal cancer: a pooled analysis of individual patient data.
BACKGROUND Locally advanced rectal cancer is usually treated with preoperative chemoradiation. After chemoradiation and surgery, 15-27% of the patients have no residual viable tumour at pathological… Expand
Diagnostic performance of noninvasive myocardial perfusion imaging using single-photon emission computed tomography, cardiac magnetic resonance, and positron emission tomography imaging for the…
- C. Jaarsma, T. Leiner, +5 authors S. Schalla
- Journal of the American College of Cardiology
- 8 May 2012
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to determine the diagnostic accuracy of the 3 most commonly used noninvasive myocardial perfusion imaging modalities, single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT),… Expand
Wait-and-see policy for clinical complete responders after chemoradiation for rectal cancer.
- M. Maas, R. Beets-Tan, +10 authors G. Beets
- Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
- 10 December 2011
PURPOSE Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer can result in complete disappearance of tumor and involved nodes. In patients without residual tumor on imaging and endoscopy (clinical… Expand
Assessment of Clinical Complete Response After Chemoradiation for Rectal Cancer with Digital Rectal Examination, Endoscopy, and MRI: Selection for Organ-Saving Treatment
BackgroundThe response to chemoradiotherapy (CRT) for rectal cancer can be assessed by clinical examination, consisting of digital rectal examination (DRE) and endoscopy, and by MRI. A high accuracy… Expand
Diagnostic tests for renal artery stenosis in patients suspected of having renovascular hypertension: a meta-analysis
Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE and the Cochrane Library were searched from database inception until August 2000 using the following keywords: 'magnetic resonance imaging', 'tomography', 'x-ray',… Expand
Injection therapy for subacute and chronic benign low back pain.
STUDY DESIGN The Medline and Embase databases containing randomized controlled trials of injection therapy published to 1998 were systematically reviewed. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness… Expand
Injection therapy for subacute and chronic low-back pain.
- J. Staal, R. D. de Bie, H. D. de Vet, J. Hildebrandt, P. Nelemans
- The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
- 16 July 2008
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of injection therapy for low-back pain is still debatable. Heterogeneity of target tissue, pharmacological agent and dosage generally found in randomized controlled… Expand
Injection Therapy for Subacute and Chronic Low Back Pain: An Updated Cochrane Review
Study Design. A systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Objective. To determine if injection therapy is more effective than placebo or other treatments for patients with subacute or… Expand
Detection of lymph node metastases in head and neck cancer: a meta-analysis comparing US, USgFNAC, CT and MR imaging.
- R. D. de Bondt, P. Nelemans, +4 authors R. Beets-Tan
- European journal of radiology
- 1 November 2007
PURPOSE To perform a meta-analysis comparing ultrasonography (US), US guided fine needle aspiration cytology (USgFNAC), computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the detection… Expand
Photodynamic therapy versus topical imiquimod versus topical fluorouracil for treatment of superficial basal-cell carcinoma: a single blind, non-inferiority, randomised controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Superficial basal-cell carcinoma is most commonly treated with topical non-surgical treatments, such as photodynamic therapy or topical creams. Photodynamic therapy is considered the… Expand