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Retrospective study of ALK rearrangement and clinicopathological implications in completely resected non- small cell lung cancer patients in Northern Thailand: role of screening with D5F3 antibodies.
BACKGROUND Anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene rearrangement in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has been intensively studied. The gold standard for ALK detection is FISH, but this is notExpand
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Prognostic factors of tumor recurrence in completely resected non-small cell lung cancer
Background Patients with completely resected non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) have an excellent outcome; however tumor recurs in 30%–77% of patients. This study retrospectively analyzed theExpand
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Incidence and risk factors associated with ipsilateral shoulder pain after thoracic surgery.
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to determine the incidence and risk factors associated with ipsilateral shoulder pain (ISP) after thoracic surgery and to investigate characteristics, locations,Expand
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Nodal involvement pattern in resectable lung cancer according to tumor location
The aim in this study was to define the pattern of lymph node metastasis according to the primary tumor location. In this retrospective cohort study, each of the operable patients diagnosed with lungExpand
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Comparative clinical outcomes after thymectomy for myasthenia gravis: Thoracoscopic versus trans-sternal approach.
BACKGROUND Thymectomy is an effective treatment option for long-term remission of myasthenia gravis. The superiority of the trans-sternal and thoracoscopic surgical approaches is still being debated.Expand
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The prognostic value of ERCC1 and RRM1 gene expression in completely resected non-small cell lung cancer: tumor recurrence and overall survival
Background The roles of excision repair cross-complementing group 1 gene (ERCC1) expression and ribonucleotide reductase subunit M1 gene (RRM1) expression in completely resected non-small cell lungExpand
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Mycotic aneurysm of the left subclavian artery: CT findings.
Mycotic aneurysms caused by aspergillosis are rare. We report a nine-year-old girl with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia who had invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and subsequently developed a leftExpand
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Impact of lymph node management on resectable non-small cell lung cancer patients.
BACKGROUND A surgical lung resection with systematic mediastinal lymph node (LN) dissection is recommended by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guideline. However, the effective number ofExpand
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Completely Resected N0 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Prognostic Factors Affecting Long-Term Survival
Background. Although early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has an excellent outcome and correlated with good long-term survival, up to 15 percent of patients still relapse postoperativelyExpand
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Factors associated with recurrent bacterial empyema thoracis.
BACKGROUND Empyema thoracis (ET) is one of the common thoracic diseases frequently found in developing countries. In the past, only a few studies have analyzed recurrent ET, and none had clearlyExpand
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