CT Scan vs Endoscopy

CT Scan vs. Endoscopy
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"Is CT Scan more Accurate than Endoscopy in Identifying Distance from the Anal Verge for Left Sided Colon Cancer? A Comparative Cohort Analysis". J Invest Surg. 2018 Aug 08;:1-8 Authors: Costi R, Ricco' M, Negrini G, Wind P, Violi V, Le Bian AZ Abstract PURPOSES: Accurately localizing colorectal cancer during surgery may be challenging due to intraoperative limitations. In the present study, localization of left-sided colon cancer (LCC) by CT scan is compared to colonoscopy. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Consecutive patients with LCC located by colonoscopy and CT scan and undergoing left-hemicole...
Source: Journal of Investigative Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: J Invest Surg Source Type: research
​A young woman with known psychiatric illness and a tendency toward self-injury was sent to the emergency department for medical clearance. She had presented in the past after ingesting objects, so an upright chest and KUB radiograph were obtained.​Nothing unusual popped out at first glance, but it was an entirely different story when magnified in a dark room. The sharp square edge extending beyond the vertebral body was impossible to miss. The four holes confirmed she had almost certainly swallowed a razor blade. Inversion made it even easier to see.​Identifying the object is only half the battle. What is the next s...
Source: Lions and Tigers and Bears - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: blogs
ConclusionThe study confirms that ESS in patients with treatment-resistant chronic rhinosinusitis confers improvement in performance on the saccharin test of mucociliary function.
Source: American Journal of Otolaryngology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
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Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Physician Gastroenterology Surgery Source Type: blogs
Conclusion EUS-FNA prior to FDG-PET/CT did not lead to false-positive FDG uptake. The interpretive impact of minor procedures prior to FDG-PET/CT needs to be re-evaluated. [...] © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Innovations and brief communications Source Type: research
ConclusionAmong the cases of osteoma in the literature, only six originated in the mandibular notch, but this is the only that was both medially and laterally located.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionOssifying fibroma is a rare lesion found in the head and neck area and it is unusual to be found in the paranasal sinuses. Thus crucial attention to the clinical, radiographical and histopathological examination should be taken for more accurate diagnosis and thus appropriate management.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionMultidetector CT can play an important role in diagnosis and preoperative staging of gastric cancer.
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionAdditional to lower costs and no radiation exposure, 3D sonography appears comparable to the use of CT scans and MRI in providing virtual cystoscopy in investigating bladder cancer. Virtual sonographic cystoscopy may therefore be a useful alternative for screening and follow up of tumors, particularly if conventional cystoscopy cannot be performed. However, 3D sonography cannot replace pathological staging, and there is still a need to further improve this technology for enhanced assessment of mucosal abnormalities.
Source: African Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 April 2018Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck DiseasesAuthor(s): R. Jankowski, P. Gallet, D.T. Nguyen, C. RumeauAbstractThe clinical distinction of chronic respiratory rhinitis appears to confirm the evo-devo theory of the three noses. The authors report two cases of advanced allergic rhinitis, in which chronic inflammation had induced a violaceous colour of the mucosa of the respiratory nose and a whitish polypoid appearance of the free edge of the middle turbinate. Nose and paranasal sinus CT scan revealed, beyond the virtual nasal cavities observed on nasal...
Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
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