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Conclusion: TRAM flap reconstruction after mastectomy is an appropriate way to improve the patient’s postoperative physical appearance. The results of this study indicated that TRAM flap reconstruction after mastectomy is safe, with an acceptably low number of complications and can be performed by a single surgeon in conjunction with a mastectomy procedure; furthermore, the majority of patients were satisfied with their reconstructed breast. PMID: 29927563 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusion: Most of the results of lower abdominal ultrasound in the patients sent for whole abdominal ultrasound were negative, and the majority of the positive findings were benign conditions requiring no further management. More positive results, especially findings suggestive or suspicious of cancers, were seen in cases with positive clinical data. Routine use of whole abdominal ultrasound does not appear to be very helpful, especially in patients who have no symptoms in the lower abdomen. PMID: 29927560 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Lokejareonlarb S, Chamalerk P Abstract Background: Latissimus Dorsi flap (LD flap) has been used since the eighteenth century to cover large chest wall defects after total mastectomy and is thought to be superior to split thickness skin graft in terms of both cosmetic results and functionality. The outcomes and complications resulting from the use of LD flap reconstruction for large breast cancer are not well documented in Thailand. Objective: To describe a technique using the Latissimus Dorsi musculocutaneous flap for breast reconstruction. The outcomes, complications and length of stay after operatio...
Conclusion: Women with OC are significantly more associated with hypercoagulable state than those with benign gynecologic diseases. Plasma fibrinogen level was the significant predictive factor for OC, and only 1 post-operative VTE event occurred. PMID: 29927556 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusion: The results showed that the prevalence of chronic HBV infection in SLE patients was lower than in the general population. Even though they had received high doses of corticosteroid and immunosuppressive agents, no HBV reactivation was found in these SLE patients with chronic HBV infection. PMID: 29927230 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusion: Survival and recurrence were not different for surgically treated cervical cancer in women with early stage AC or SCC. PMID: 29927198 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusion: The survival rate of early stage endometrial carcinoma patients that underwent surgical staging with or without para-aortic lymph node resection is comparable. PMID: 29927197 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusion: This was a rare case of mucinous ovarian cancer co-existing with mature cystic teratoma. Clinical acumen, immunochemistry staining and metastatic survey investigation played important roles for the final diagnosis. PMID: 29927186 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Laohavinij S, Paul V, Maneenil K Abstract Background: Prognostic factors for survival of metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients are important for identifying risks and deciding on patient treatment; however, few studies of prognostic factors in MBC have been performed in Thailand. Objective: To determine the survival duration and prognostic factors for overall survival in metastatic breast cancer. Material and Method: This retrospective cohort study was conducted by reviewing 232 files of MBC patients treated in the Oncology Unit, Department of Medicine, Rajavithi Hospital from January 1st 2005 to...