Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
Chordomas are rare malignant tumors of the spinal column often afflicting the upper cervical spine and sacrum. There are few large single center series on chordomas due to its rarity. The purpose of this study is to report a single center's experience with the operative and non-operative management of chordomas.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of spine surgery (Hong Kong)
Osteoblastoma (OBL) in the mobile spine is a benign tumor with aggressive potential. There is not much published information on OBL of the mobile spine as a result of rarity of the disease. There are ...
The aim of this systematic review is to describe the epidemiology of chordoma and to provide a clear overview of clinical prognostic factors predicting progression-free and overall survival.
The purpose of this review is to give a better understanding of the pathogenesis of cystic formations of the mobile spine (CYFMOS) and the correlating imaging findings. This would help with medical de...
Plasma D-dimer levels, a marker of hypercoagulation, have not only been used as an indicator for cascaded reaction in the coagulation process but are also reported to be an underlying biomarker in sev...
The characteristics of chordomas in children are distinct from those in adults. In particular, the prognosis of patients with INI1-negative chordoma is dismal. The standard treatment for localized cho...
QUILT 3.091 Chordoma Vaccine: Phase 1B/2 NANT Chordoma Vaccine vs Radiation in Subjects with Unresectable Chordoma.
RATIONALE: Identifying new families with members affected by chordoma may help the study of chordoma in the future. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is identifying new families with multiple ...
Skin functional parameters such as erythema or stratum corneum hydration have been successfully used in PU prevention research. These parameters are able to discriminate effects of differe...
The study aims to determine if somatic dysfunctions of the pelvis, sacrum and lower lumbar spine have an effect on weight bearing. Our subjects are young, healthy subjects without recent ...
In chordoma cell lines and patient biopsies, the p16 (CDKN2A) tumor suppressor is consistently deleted. Thus, chordomas are an example of a tumor with universal activation of the cyclin-de...
Five fused VERTEBRAE forming a triangle-shaped structure at the back of the PELVIS. It articulates superiorly with the LUMBAR VERTEBRAE, inferiorly with the COCCYX, and anteriorly with the ILIUM of the PELVIS. The sacrum strengthens and stabilizes the PELVIS.
A concept, developed in 1983 under the aegis of and supported by the National Library of Medicine under the name of Integrated Academic Information Management Systems, to provide professionals in academic health sciences centers and health sciences institutions with convenient access to an integrated and comprehensive network of knowledge. It addresses a wide cross-section of users from administrators and faculty to students and clinicians and has applications to planning, clinical and managerial decision-making, teaching, and research. It provides access to various types of clinical, management, educational, etc., databases, as well as to research and bibliographic databases. In August 1992 the name was changed from Integrated Academic Information Management Systems to Integrated Advanced Information Management Systems to reflect use beyond the academic milieu.
Management control systems for structuring health care delivery strategies around case types, as in DRGs, or specific clinical services.
Computer programs or software installed on mobile electronic devices which support a wide range of functions and uses which include television, telephone, video, music, word processing, and Internet service.
Participation of employees with management as a labor-management team, in decisions pertaining to the operational activities of the organization or industry.