Wietske C. E. den Hartog

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BACKGROUND Recurrent non-medullary thyroid carcinoma (NMTC) is a rare disease. We initially characterized 27 recurrent NMTC: 13 papillary thyroid cancers (PTC), 10 oncocytic follicular carcinomas (FTC-OV), and 4 non-oncocytic follicular carcinomas (FTC). A validation cohort composed of benign and malignant (both recurrent and non-recurrent) thyroid tumours(More)
BACKGROUND Normally, the inside of the left atrial (LA) body and pulmonary veins (PVs) is lined by vessel wall tissue covered by myocardium. In total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC), no connection of the PVs with the LA body exists. These veins have an increased incidence of PV stenosis. We describe the consequences of the absent connection(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to evaluate a new device using molecular breast imaging (MBI) for 99mTc-sestamibi-guided stereotactic lesion localization as a complementary biopsy tool. MATERIALS AND METHODS From December 2012 to May 2016, a total of 38 consecutive women (mean age, 59 years; range, 41-77 years) underwent 99mTc-sestamibi-guided(More)
BACKGROUND Actinomyces is an uncommon cause of infection which can occur in the lower pelvic area in women using an intrauterine device (IUD). The clinical presentation of actinomycosis can easily be confounded with a malignancy. CASE DESCRIPTION In a 53-year-old woman with abdominal pain and fluctuating temperature, ovarian carcinoma was strongly(More)
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