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The majority of recalls from screening mammography do not result in biopsy recommendation. The purpose of this study was to evaluate if calcifications recalled from screening mammography are more likely to result in biopsy recommendations than other findings.
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Name: Clinical imaging
Transurethral ultrasound therapy is an investigational treatment modality which could potentially be used for the localised treatment of prostate cancer. One of the limiting factors of this therapy is...
The association between diabetes and Strongyloides stercoralis remains controversial. We conducted a case-control study examining the association between diabetes and Strongyloides seropositivity in a...
We conducted a monocentric retrospective study of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and autoimmune or inflammatory disorders (AIMs) and a literature review. We analyzed the association wit...
We aim to examine the hypothesis that antihypertensive drugs and statins may be responsible for the development of idiopathic generalized exfoliative dermatitis (GED) with a case-control study.
This is a retrospective case control study.
Ectopic soft tissue calcifications or ossifications can complicate the course of numerous diseases; most of them are rare or very rare. Even if the clinical, radiological and pathological ...
Prostate calcifications can limit evaluation of the prostate due to artifact on MRI, and can limit therapy by blocking therapeutic ultrasound. There is definite need to develop and validat...
CT of the abdomen is a very common examination performed for various indications.One of the common findings is vascular calcifications including calcifications of the renal arteries.Calcif...
Vitamin K2 deficiency has been shown to be profound in hemodialysis patients. It is reflected by high plasma levels of dephosphorylated-uncarboxylated Matrix Gla protein (dp-ucMGP) and see...
Prevalence of soft tissue calcifications in the head and neck region is not clearly studied in the Egyptian population. Determining the incidence of these calcifications can improve the k...
Studies designed to examine associations, commonly, hypothesized causal relations. They are usually concerned with identifying or measuring the effects of risk factors or exposures. The common types of analytic study are CASE-CONTROL STUDIES; COHORT STUDIES; and CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDIES.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
Management control systems for structuring health care delivery strategies around case types, as in DRGs, or specific clinical services.
Techniques used to add in exogenous gene sequence such as mutated genes; REPORTER GENES, to study mechanisms of gene expression; or regulatory control sequences, to study effects of temporal changes to GENE EXPRESSION.