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Advanced pancreatic cancer

Bristi Basu and Gary Doherty.

in Challenging Concepts in Oncology

April 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology. 5222 words.

Improving outcomes in pancreatic adenocarcinoma remains a key challenge, and few advances have yet impacted significantly on life expectancy; the overall 5-year survival rate remains less...

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Atraumatic splenic rupture cases presenting with hemorrhagic shock and coagulopathy treated by splenic artery occlusion using a microballoon catheter before splenectomy

Yosuke Matsumura, Junichi Matsumoto, Takeo Kurita, Taku Oshima, Noriyuki Hattori, Takayuki Toma, William Arthur Teeter and Shigeto Oda.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Interventional Radiology. 1282 words.

Atraumatic splenic rupture (ASR) is an uncommon pathologic condition in which bleeding from the spleen occurs for a variety of nontraumatic reasons. While the current trend in traumatic...

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Below the ankle angioplasty: treatment rationale and access techniques

Panagiotis Kitrou.

in Challenging Concepts in Interventional Radiology and Endovascular Procedures

August 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology. 3098 words.

A 70-year-old woman underwent an urgent endovascular below the knee therapeutic procedure in the interventional radiology department. The cause of admission was critical limb ischaemia with...

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Below the knee angioplasty: bare versus drug-eluting stents

Stavros Spiliopoulos.

in Challenging Concepts in Interventional Radiology and Endovascular Procedures

August 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology. 3606 words.

A 74-year-old patient suffering from critical limb ischaemia underwent percutaneous endovascular revascularization in the interventional radiology department. Baseline symptomatology...

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Breast cancer and neutropenic sepsis

Gargi Patel.

in Challenging Concepts in Oncology

April 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology. 5441 words.

Treatment of breast cancer in the adjuvant setting to reduce the risk of recurrence of breast cancer takes into consideration prognostic factors, the risks of relapse, and the role of...

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Bullet ‘Manicure’: Does Lead Prevent Hydroxyurea-induced Cutaneous Toxicity?

Lorenzo Falchi and Alfonso Quintás-Cardama.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 410 words.

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Cancer of unknown primary

Anna C Olsson-Brown.

in Challenging Concepts in Oncology

April 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology. 4222 words.

Cancer of unknown primary origin (CUP) is classically associated with rapid progression and poor prognosis. If review of the available radiological and pathological information favours a...

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Carotid artery stenting: how to treat restenosis

Alessandro Cannavale.

in Challenging Concepts in Interventional Radiology and Endovascular Procedures

August 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology. 6043 words.

We report a case of a 63-old female who, after previous carotid endarterectomy (CEA) for a transient ischaemic attack (TIA), experienced restenosis which was treated with a...

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A Case of Pulmonary Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Responding to Carboplatin and Paclitaxel

Shoko Sonobe, Koji Inoue, Sayaka Tachibana, Masaaki Shiojiri, Toshiharu Maeda, Norihiko Nakanishi, Tomonori Moritaka, Yoshihiro Ikura and Tomoya Kawaguchi.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

May 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 1861 words.

A 59-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with dyspnea and cough. A large polypoid tumor was observed in the lower trachea and bronchoscopic polypectomy was performed using a snare to...

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Catheter detachment

Takayo Ota, Hiroshi Tsukuda, Masahiro Tokunaga, Norifumi Nishida, Yoshikazu Hasegawa, Tomohiro Suzumura and Masahiro Fukuoka.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Radiology. 335 words.

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