Rhidian A Hurle

Learn More
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The surgical management of patients presenting with acute cholecystitis remains controversial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and feasibility of urgent laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) during the "index" (acute) admission with acute cholecystitis, and to compare that with a policy of interval LC. METHODS Between(More)
Men who die from prostate cancer do so from uncontrolled metastatic disease. A better understanding of the mechanisms involved in the progression and metastasis of prostate cancer may lead to novel therapeutic approaches to prevent its natural progression. Hepatocyte Growth Factor / Scatter factor (HGF/SF) has been demonstrated to elicit a number of key(More)
Abnormal expression of bone morphogenic proteins (BMP) has been reported in prostate cancer as compared to benign prostatic tissue. Since aberrations in gene expression often result from alterations in gene copy number, we have investigated this possibility in patients with early prostate cancer. Probes for fluorescence in situ hybridization for the BMP,(More)
  • 1