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Dr. Meyer on Standard Treatment Options in Cardiac Angiosarcoma
https://www.onclive.com/view/dr-meyer-on-standard-treatment-options-in-cardiac-angiosarcoma

Jan 14th, 2022 - Christian Frederick Meyer, MD, PhD, MS, assistant professor of oncology, Department of Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine, discusses standard treatment options in cardiac angiosarcoma. As with most sarcomas, several treatment options can be utilized, including surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and other specialized treatments, Meyer says. For cardiac ...

BRCA Testing Underused in Women With Ovarian Cancer
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/966600

Jan 14th, 2022 - Despite unequivocal recommendations for universal germline BRCA testing in women with ovarian cancer, an analysis of a large commercial insurance database between 2008 and 2018 found that only about one third (33.9%) of such patients had such screening The findings were reported in a research letter published January 11 in JAMA Network Open. The findings are "clear evidence" that germline BRCA ...

Neurapraxia in patients with trigeminal neuralgia but no identifiable neurovascular con...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12893-022-01469-3 10.1111/odi.13263 10.3171/jns.1967.26.1part2.0159 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2008.02185.x 10.1111/ene.13950 10.1016/j.surneu.2005.10.018 10.1016/S0360-3016(00)00513-7 10.1002/ca.22157 10.1007/s701-002-8269-4 10.1016/j.pain.2014.04.020 10.3171/2014.1.JNS131410 10.1054/jocn.2001.0922 10.3171/jns.1993.79.5.0680 10.1007/s00701-007-1488-3 10.1007/s00701-013-1804-z 10.3171/2014.12.JNS14469 10.1016/j.neucir.2019.07.003 10.3171/jns.1980.52.3.0321 10.3171/2013.1.JNS12743 10.1007/s00701-014-2300-9
BMC Surgery; Li J, Zhou M et. al.

Jan 13th, 2022 - Microvascular decompression (MVD) is the first choice in patients with classic trigeminal neuralgia (TGN) that could not be sufficiently controlled by pharmacological treatment. However, neurovascular conflict (NVC) could not be identified during MVD in all patients. To describe the efficacy and safety of treatment with aneurysm clips in these situations. A total of 205 patients underwent MVD f...

A Case of Metaplastic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Breast that Showed a Pathological ...
https://doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.935035
The American Journal of Case Reports; Noro A, Ishitobi M et. al.

Jan 13th, 2022 - BACKGROUND Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the breast is a rare type of metaplastic breast carcinoma, characterized by resistance to conventional chemotherapy agents. We report a case of metaplastic squamous cell carcinoma of the breast in which a pathological complete response was achieved after neoadjuvant chemotherapy with weekly paclitaxel and in which the patient remained disease free f...

Investigation and analysis of influencing factors of early activity compliance of patie...
https://doi.org/10.21037/apm-21-3643
Annals of Palliative Medicine; Chen K, Yu S et. al.

Jan 13th, 2022 - Unclear assessment content is the main reason for poor early postoperative ambulation compliance of patients. this study aimed to accelerate patients' recovery by investigating the influencing factors of the early activity compliance of patients with esophageal cancer (EC) undergoing minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE). A total of 228 patients were investigated with a self-designed general i...

Expert Panel Develops Quality Indicators for Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Hyperparathyroidism
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/966484

Jan 13th, 2022 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An expert panel has developed quality indicators (QIs) for the diagnosis and management for primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT), which they hope will help optimize quality and cost-effectiveness of care for patients. "To our knowledge, these are the first pHPT QIs developed through a robust evidence and consensus-based methodology," write Dr. Jesse Pasternak of the Un...

Challenges in treatment of a patient suffering from neuroendocrine tumor G1 of the hila...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8742925
BMC Gastroenterology; Zhang B, Li S et. al.

Jan 10th, 2022 - Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) arise from neuroendocrine cells and are extremely rare in the biliary tract. Currently, there are no guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of biliary NETs. We presented a case with NETs G1 of the hilar bile duct and the challenges for her treatment. A 24-year-old woman was presented to our department with painless jaundice and pruritus, and the preoperative dia...

Recurrent malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor presenting as an asymptomatic intrave...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8742394
World Journal of Surgical Oncology; Hirozane T, Nakayama R et. al.

Jan 9th, 2022 - Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) is a rare soft tissue sarcoma mainly treated via surgical resection. Herein, we report a case of MPNST wherein a massive tumor thrombus extended to the major veins and heart. A 39-year-old female with a history of neurofibromatosis type 1 developed MPNST from the right radial nerve. In addition to adjuvant chemotherapy, she underwent wide tumor re...

Navigation-guided nasal endoscopic surgery for acute vision loss caused by fibrous dysp...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8742396
BMC Surgery; Liu W, Jiang W et. al.

Jan 9th, 2022 - Bone fibrous dysplasia is a benign disease of bone tissue dysplasia. Vision impairment is the commonest neurological complication of craniofacial fibrous dysplasia. Most of the vision loss caused by craniofacial fibrous dysplasia is usually a gradual process. Very few present with acute visual impairment as described in our case. We report a patient with fibrous dysplasia presenting rapidly pro...

Bilateral renal metastases from extraskeletal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma of thigh.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-246375
BMJ Case Reports; Pruthi H, Bhujade H et. al.

Jan 9th, 2022 - Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma (MC) is a rare cartilaginous tumour that occurs in the extraskeletal locations in about one-third of cases. It is aggressive in behaviour and may involve the lower extremities, central nervous system or spine. Mesenchymal tumours are known for distant metastasis; however, metastasis to bilateral kidneys after treatment has not been reported earlier. We present a case ...

Relation of the Sural Nerve and Medial Neurovascular Bundle With the Achilles Tendon in...
https://doi.org/10.1097/BPO.0000000000002020
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Erdal OA, Gorgun B et. al.

Jan 8th, 2022 - One of the most common treatment options for a short Achilles tendon (AT) in cerebral palsy is percutaneous AT lengthening using 3 hemisections. Because of proximity of neurovascular structures around the tendon, iatrogenic injury to them have been a concern about this technique. The sural nerve (SN) is under risk of injury at the site of the lateral incomplete cut, especially if it is done pro...

Retrograde Application of Humerus Fassier-Duval Rod in Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A New S...
https://doi.org/10.1097/BPO.0000000000002023
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Marwan Y, Abu Dalu K et. al.

Jan 8th, 2022 - The aim of this study is to describe the technique of retrograde application of Fassier-Duval (FD) rod for the humerus in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). This technique was developed to overcome the downsides of the previously used techniques of humerus rodding. The study was done at a tertiary care pediatric orthopaedic hospital from April 2014 to August 2021. Skeletally immature p...

Identification of Interphotoreceptor retinoid-binding protein in the Schisis cavity flu...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8740355
BMC Ophthalmology; Mano F, Sugioka K et. al.

Jan 8th, 2022 - This case report describes the surgical outcome in a patient with congenital X-linked retinoschisis (CXLRS) and the results of proteomic analysis of surgically extracted samples from both vitreous and intraschisis cavities by mass spectrometry. A 3-month-old boy presented with extensive retinoschisis involving macula and retinal periphery in both eyes. Genetic analysis confirmed retinoschisin 1...

Stabilization of refractive error and associated factors following small incision phaco...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8734338
BMC Ophthalmology; Khan AM, Waldner DM et. al.

Jan 8th, 2022 - Accumulating evidence suggests that refractive stabilization occurs rapidly following small incision cataract surgery. Nonetheless, many guidelines still suggest waiting four to 6 weeks before prescribing corrective lenses. This study was undertaken to supplement the existing literature regarding refractive stabilization, and evaluate multiple contributing factors that could dissuade clinicians...

Uncommon cause of respiratory failure due to a bezoar in the hypopharynx: a case report.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8739710
BMC Gastroenterology; Adeli SH, Sehat M et. al.

Jan 8th, 2022 - Trichotillomania and trichophagia cause trichobezoars, which are masses made of hair. The main presentation of this condition is abdominal pain. However, other complications include gastric outlet obstruction, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, malnutrition, hematemesis, diarrhea, and constipation. A 57-year-old woman with trichotillomania was admitted to the Emergency Department with the chief com...

Treatment of chronic osteomyelitis with antibiotic-impregnated polymethyl methacrylate ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8740499
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders; Bor N, Dujovny E et. al.

Jan 8th, 2022 - Chronic osteomyelitis is a challenge for orthopedic surgeons. Most patients with osteomyelitis receive two-stage management according to Cierny-Mader. The first stage includes radical debridement and insertion of an antibiotic-impregnated cement spacer (ACS) (beads, rods, nails, or blocks) into the bone defect. The second stage is performed 6-8 weeks later, when the spacer is removed and a canc...

Successful En Bloc Resection of Complicated Giant Stomach Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumo...
https://doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.934492
The American Journal of Case Reports; Yeoh BZY, Chuan Hoe V et. al.

Jan 8th, 2022 - BACKGROUND Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract and mostly affect the stomach. The size of the tumors vary, ranging from 0.6 cm to 25.5 cm, with a median size of 6.8 cm. CASE REPORT We report a case of a giant GIST (25×18×8.5 cm) in an 83-year-old woman, which we believe is the largest reported GIST, in Borneo, Malaysia. Sh...

Liposuction in cancer-related lower extremity lymphedema: an investigative study on cli...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8729041
World Journal of Surgical Oncology; Xin J, Sun Y et. al.

Jan 7th, 2022 - Lymphedema is a progressive, noncurable condition consisting of increases in subcutaneous fat and interstitial fluid in the limbs and fibrosis during later stages. The disease most commonly affects the limbs following injury to or removal of the lymph nodes. The aim of this study was to investigate the therapeutic outcomes of liposuction for cancer-related lower extremity lymphedema. Sixty-two ...

COVID-19 Vaccination Has Little Impact on Menstrual Cycle
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/966238

Jan 7th, 2022 - Women may rest a bit easier thanks to results from a study showing that vaccination against the SARS-CoV-2 virus has almost no impact on a woman’s menstrual cycle. The issue is significant, as regular menstruation is a sign of health and fertility, and fears of disturbances might increase vaccination hesitancy as COVID-19 cases continue to surge. Alison Edelman, MD, MPH, a professor of obstetri...

Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ICH) associated with pregnancy and SARS-CoV-2 inf...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8731675
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Dini P, Aminimoghaddam S et. al.

Jan 7th, 2022 - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is predominately known as a respiratory disease associated with pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome and multiorgan failure. However, extra-pulmonary complications of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) are increasingly being recognized. In this regard, some studies implied the hemostatic and vascular involvements in patient...