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Surgery may have a role in metastatic breast cancer

Surgery may have a role in metastatic breast cancer
This study reports the pattern of palliative surgery in breast cancer patients with distant metastatic disease (DMD). The data from Basel breast cancer database was available from 1990 (n=1459). 363 patients had …

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False -ve rate of SND after neoad chemo…

False -ve rate of SNB after neoad chemo>10% in cN1 breast cancer
This trial examines false negative rate (FNR) of SNB after neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) in women presenting with cN1 disease. The pre-NAC axillary metastasis was diagnosed using fine needle aspiration …

Meditoons™ Colon Cancer

A good meditoon first establishes the normal anatomy and function, and then shows the development of the disease process. Meditoons are left without audio on purpose. They are meant for the physician to fill in their own narrative.
Our first edition …

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Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy

From Radiology of the Post Surgical Abdomen
(Images a-d) Illustration of normal post operative anatomy. Ivor Lewis Procedure. After abdominal dissection the thorax is opened via the 4th intercostal space (arrows) following collapse of the right lung. The oesophagus is dissected …