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Fibroid Tumor

Known as: Leiomyomatous Tumor, tumor fibroid, Leiomyoma, NOS 
A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle tissue, also known as a fibroid tumor. They rarely occur outside of the UTERUS and the GASTROINTESTINAL… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Uterine fibroids (leiomyomas) have historically been viewed as important chiefly as the major indication for hysterectomy. As new… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of focused ultrasound surgery with magnetic… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
A diverse spectrum of benign tumors and tumorlike lesions arises from the gallbladder and bile ducts, and despite their diversity… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Abstract. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. They… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is the preferred term for mesenchymal tumors specific for the gastrointestinal tract (60… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC) form a complex cell network within the gastrointestinal tract wall where they function as a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) represent a distinct and the most important subset of mesenchymal tumors of the GI tract… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Objective To quantify the incidence of uterine leiomyoma confirmed by hysterectomy, ultrasound, or pelvic examination according… Expand
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
As a leading cause of hysterectomy in premenopausal women. uterine leiomyomas are a major public health problem. However, very… Expand
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Twenty-eight gastric wall tumors classified by light microscopy as leiomyomas or leiomyosarcomas were reevaluated for… Expand
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