Thomas Kuipers

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AIM In spite of available recommendations, therapeutic procedures of locally recurrent breast cancer are very different. In a retrospective study, the possibilities and results of complete, full-thickness chest wall resection are presented. METHODS Between 1985 and 2004, 51 women underwent complete, full-thickness chest wall resection with primary(More)
BACKGROUND Despite available recommendations, therapeutic procedures of locally recurrent breast cancer are very different. This retrospective study presents the possibilities and results of complete, full-thickness chest wall resection. METHODS Between 1985 and 2006, 63 women (mean age, 58 years) with local recurrence of breast cancer invading the chest(More)
Using a sensitive enzyme immunoassay, carcinoplacental alkaline phosphatase (CPAP) was determined in sera of 1266 patients with gyneocological cancers. All these patients were referred after initial surgical treatment elsewhere. There were 95 patients with evidence of disease at the time of the study and 1171 without evidence of disease. Of the 95 patients(More)
In an experimental study the diagnostic value of intra-operative ultrasonography in the detection of arterial intimal lesions was investigated. A human carotid artery was placed in a pulsatile circuit with a roller pump and tubes. Intimal lesions (1-5 mm) were created and ultrasonography and biplane arteriography were performed. The ultrasonograms and(More)
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