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BACKGROUND The clinical assessment of axillary lymph nodes status and tumor size is important for the management of patients with breast cancer. The first goal of this study was to determine the accuracy of axillary lymph node status in relation to the presence of metastases as revealed by histopathological examination. The second goal was to compare the(More)
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Guidelines and practices differ regarding evaluation of young patients with fresh bleeding per rectum (FBPR). The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and site of endoscopic lesions in young patients with FBPR, and to thereby determine whether full colonoscopic examination is necessary in these patients. METHODS(More)
Marginal ulcers are a well described complication following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. These may be a cause for perforation. We describe a case of upper gastrointestinal perforation 18 months following a laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass that appeared to be caused by a food bezoar. The perforation occurred at the site of the jejunojejunal anastomosis(More)
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