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BACKGROUND Tamoxifen has been used in the adjuvant treatment of breast cancer because of its antiestrogenic effects. However, recent reports have shown it to have estrogenic effects as well. The purpose of this report is to describe a potential association between tamoxifen therapy and endometriosis. CASE A 50-year-old postmenopausal woman who had(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study is to evaluate the demographics, injury pattern, and treatment outcomes among children hospitalized for the management of blunt liver and spleen injury at a single institution in Korea, and to document trends in treatment strategies of children with blunt torso trauma. METHODS Children (<20 years) with blunt liver and(More)
The liver is the major site of metastasis of primary colorectal cancer. Hepatic resection (HR) is considered the standard treatment for colorectal liver metastasis. In high-risk cases, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) can be attempted as an alternative treatment. This study compared the clinical profiles and overall and disease-free survival rates of patients(More)
Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) is defined as acute inflammation of the gallbladder in the absence of gallstones. AAC occurs in patients after major surgery and in the presence of serious co-morbidities such as severe trauma, burns, sepsis, prolonged intravenous hyperalimentation and hemodynamic instability. AAC is rare in patients with none of the(More)
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