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Survival following surgery and prognostic factors for recently diagnosed malignant glioma: data from the Glioma Outcomes Project.
OBJECT The Glioma Outcomes Project represents a contemporary analysis of the management of malignant (Grade III and Grade IV/GBM) gliomas in North America. This observational database was used to… Expand
Mortality following placement of drug-eluting and bare-metal stents for ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction in the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events.
AIMS To assess mortality after drug-eluting stent (DES) or bare-metal stent (BMS) for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). METHODS AND RESULTS In this multinational registry, 5093… Expand
Cardiorespiratory biomarker responses in healthy young adults to drastic air quality changes surrounding the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Associations between air pollution and cardiorespiratory mortality and morbidity have been well established, but data to support biologic mechanisms underlying these associations are limited. We… Expand
Patterns of care for adults with newly diagnosed malignant glioma.
CONTEXT Patients with malignant glioma (grade III or IV) face a poor prognosis, and few evidence-based treatment guidelines are available. There is a dearth of prospective data on patterns of care… Expand
Proton MR spectroscopy with choline peak as malignancy marker improves positive predictive value for breast cancer diagnosis: preliminary study.
PURPOSE To prospectively evaluate the diagnostic performance of magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopy in patients with suspicious lesions or biopsy-proved cancers at MR imaging by using histologic… Expand
The expanded Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events: baseline characteristics, management practices, and hospital outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes.
BACKGROUND The Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE)-a prospective, multinational study of patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndromes (ACSs)-was designed to improve the quality of… Expand
Prevalence of CXCR4 tropism among antiretroviral-treated HIV-1-infected patients with detectable viremia.
Although CXCR4-tropic viruses are relatively uncommon among untreated human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals except during advanced immunodeficiency, the prevalence of CXCR4-tropic… Expand
Standard uptake value and metabolic tumor volume of 18F-FDG PET/CT predict short-term outcome early in the course of chemoradiotherapy in advanced non-small cell lung cancer
PurposeThe aim of this study is to investigate the role of standard uptake values (SUVs) and metabolic tumor volume (MTV) in [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography… Expand
Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer: a Meta-analysis of Eight Studies
- B. Xiong, L. Ma, W. Huang, Qikang Zhao, Yong Cheng, Jingshan Liu
- Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
- 1 March 2015
BackgroundRobotic surgery has been used successfully in many branches of surgery, but there is little evidence in the literature on its use in rectal cancer (RC). We conducted this meta-analysis of… Expand
Trends in atrial fibrillation in patients hospitalized with an acute coronary syndrome.
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation is common among patients with cardiovascular disease and is a frequent complication of the acute coronary syndrome. Data are needed on recent trends in the magnitude,… Expand