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Chest wall (CW) pain and rib fractures are frequently diagnosed following stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for malignant lung tumors. We hypothesize that multiple risk factors including bone mineral density (BMD) are associated with CW toxicity and that CW pain and rib fractures often evolve into chronic clinical problems.
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Name: Practical radiation oncology
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (LIHR) has demonstrated multiple benefits. However, long-term results regarding recurrence and quality of life (QoL) are still on debate. We aimed to analyze postop...
To explore the role of chest wall arteriovenous graft (CWAVG) for establishing hemodialysis access in patients with end-stage renal disease.
Patients undergoing surgery for locally advanced lung cancer involving the chest wall require anatomical lung with extensive en-bloc chest wall resection and appropriate reconstruction.In this proo...
The Results of Surveillance Imaging After Breast Conservation Surgery and Partial Breast Reconstruction With Chest Wall Perforator Flaps; A Qualitative Analysis Compared With Standard Breast-Conserving Surgery for Breast Cancer.
Partial breast reconstruction (PBR) using chest wall perforator flaps (CWPF) allows for excision of tumors in the outer quadrant of the breast in women with small to moderate non-ptotic breasts result...
Pectus excavatum and carinatum are two of the most commonly observed chest wall deformities in pediatrics. The standard diagnostic evaluation for these conditions includes either chest radiograph (CXR...
Breathing movements, called chest wall motion, are very complex. The investigators are studying how movement of the abdomen, ribs and diaphragm contribute to breathing and how this differs...
Although chest wall recurrence of breast cancer is uncommon, it represents a difficult clinical scenario. The role of FTCWR for breast cancer recurrence in the chest wall is controversial ...
The purpose of this study is to compare two physiotherapy techniques: chest wall compression versus chest wall compression plus increase of 10 cmH2O in inspiratory pressure.
Through improved early detection and treatment, the number of long term breast cancer survivors continues to increase. There are now 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S. Florida...
This a Phase 4 non-treatment, long-term follow-up study of subjects who received AA4500 in a 12-month double blind placebo-controlled study (AUX CC 803 or AUX-CC-804) or in a 9-month open ...
Experiments designed to determine the potential toxic effects of a long-term exposure to a chemical or chemicals.
A respiratory support system used to remove mucus and clear airway by oscillating pressure on the chest.
Health insurance to provide full or partial coverage for long-term home care services or for long-term nursing care provided in a residential facility such as a nursing home.
Persons who have experienced prolonged survival of HIV infection. This includes the full spectrum of untreated, HIV-infected long-term asymptomatics to those with AIDS who have survived due to successful treatment.
A complication of multiple rib fractures, rib and sternum fractures, or thoracic surgery. A portion of the chest wall becomes isolated from the thoracic cage and exhibits paradoxical respiration.
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
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Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...