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Needle tract metastases can be a rare complication following percutaneous procedures for renal malignancies. We report a case of cryoprobe tract tumor seeding following cryoablation of a small biopsy proven renal cell carcinoma.
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A 68-year-old man underwent ultrasound-guided needle biopsy of a suspicious renal mass. Just two weeks later, a large number of subcutaneous nodules was found in patient's chest-back, neck and axilla....
Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPTI) with respiratory tract symptom is extremely rare. It is caused by autonomic oversecretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH) owing to parathyroid adenoma, hyperplasia, or...
Few data examined the potential survival benefit of nephroureterectomy (NU) in the setting of metastatic upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (mUTUC). We hypothesized that a survival benefit might...
An extraosseous or soft tissue chondroma is a rare, benign cartilaginous tumour characterised by the formation of mature hyaline cartilage. The majority of osseous chondromas are located within the me...
Immediate replacement of a new implant for a failed implant has the benefit of reducing treatment time and increasing patient satisfaction. Limited studies have reported the outcome of implants placed...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the the diagnostic yield and safety of transbronchial lung biopsies (TBLB) with cryoprobe in patients with mechanical ventilation.
The purpose of this study is to test whether the three-seeds mixture tea reduces sputum and/or cough in COPD patients, and if so, to evaluate whether the three-seeds mixture changes the lu...
This is a prospective study to assess the yield of pleural biopsy obtained with the routine flexible thoracoscopic biopsy forceps versus that obtained with a flexible cryoprobe during semi...
This study is being done test to test the safety and effectiveness of durvalumab combined with tremelimumab in patients who have a rare form of cancer of the urinary tract.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility, size and quality of the specimens obtained by cryoprobe in comparison to those specimens obtained by flexible forceps during medic...
Mucocellular carcinoma of the ovary, usually metastatic from the gastrointestinal tract, characterized by areas of mucoid degeneration and the presence of signet-ring-like cells. It accounts for 30%-40% of metastatic cancers to the ovaries and possibly 1%-2% of all malignant ovarian tumors. The lesions may not be discovered until the primary disease is advanced, and most patients die of their disease within a year. In some cases, a primary tumor is not found. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1685)
Metastatic lesion of the UMBILICUS associated with intra-abdominal neoplasms especially of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT or OVARY.
ENDOCARDIUM infection that is usually caused by STREPTOCOCCUS. Subacute infective endocarditis evolves over weeks and months with modest toxicity and rare metastatic infection.
Multi-channel hearing devices typically used for patients who have tumors on the COCHLEAR NERVE and are unable to benefit from COCHLEAR IMPLANTS after tumor surgery that severs the cochlear nerve. The device electrically stimulates the nerves of cochlea nucleus in the BRAIN STEM rather than the inner ear as in cochlear implants.
Implants constructed of materials designed to be absorbed by the body without producing an immune response. They are usually composed of plastics and are frequently used in orthopedics and orthodontics.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD), also known as chronic renal disease, is a progressive loss in renal function over a period of months or years. The symptoms of worsening kidney function are non-specific, and might include feeling generally unwell and experi...
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