Cushing's Syndrome: A Large Adenoma of Adrenal Gland.
Cushing's Syndrome: A Large Adenoma of Adrenal Gland. Acta Med Indones. 2019 Jan;51(1):75-76 Authors: Soedarso MA, Nugroho KH, Prabowo E, Listiana DE, Soesilowati D, Santoso AG Abstract A 20-year old man was admitted for evaluation of Cushing's syndrome. He presented with a history of headache, fatique, mood disorder, hypertension (Blood Pressure 170/120 mmHg), moon face, buffalo hump, striae rubrae. Cortisol serum laboratory increased 33.53 µgr/dl (Normal range: 3.09 - 16.6µgr/dl). Abdominal CT Scan showed a right adrenal mass diameter 10.53 x 6.83 cm, with calcified and necrotized area.Levels of ACTH
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ConclusionsIn this large institutional analysis, while LG for GC was associated with DSS and DFS similar to those for OG overall, non-inferior LG-associated survival especially DSS was observed in some subgroups rarely investigated in prospective or randomized settings. There could still be biases even after PSM due to confounders not accounted for in this observational study. However, these findings offer novel hypotheses for further validation.
Publication date: Available online 22 June 2019Source: Sport Management ReviewAuthor(s): Calvin Nite, John NaurightAbstractIn this research, the author sought to understand how organizational practices that harbor and, ultimately, perpetuate abuse become legitimized. The authors drew from the tenets of institutional work to understand how institutional structures were created and legitimized to allow abuse to perpetuate within sport organizations. In examining the sexual abuse scandals of Penn State University, Baylor University, and Michigan State University, the authors found that university administrators and stakeholde...
Conclusion: Preoperative systematic staging by EBUS-TBNA of early lung cancer can reduce postoperative upstaging. Sensitivity for detection of radiologically occult mediastinal metastases seems lower than selective sampling of pathologic lymph nodes. Verification of negative results by mediastinoscopy in selected cases remains of value.
This study compares the safety, pain level, and time involved in these techniques. Methods: We randomized 100 patients receiving ultrasound-guided unilateral thoracentesis in an academic medical center from December 2015 through September 2017 to either vacuum or manual drainage. Without using pleural manometry, the effusion was drained completely or until the development of refractory symptoms. Measurements included self-reported pain before and during the procedure (from 0 to 10), time for completion of drainage, and volume removed. Primary outcomes were rates of all-cause complications and of early termination of the...
Conclusion: Our study demonstrates a 100% negative predictive value for the exclusion of PTX via TUS’ verification of SL. The practical value of TUS post-TBLCB may lie in its application as a rule-out study, thereby avoiding CXR.
Conclusion: EBUS-elastography is feasible during EBUS and may be helpful in predicting malignant lymph node infiltration. It could improve anatomopathologic sample collection and increase diagnostic efficiency.
Conclusion: Elastography does not preclude performing TBNA of the lymph nodes. It does not preclude EBUS-TBNA when a type 1 elastogram pattern is found. All lymph nodes visualized should be sampled by EBUS-TBNA, regardless of elastography pattern.
Conclusion: EBUS-TBNA is a useful investigation in the diagnostic algorithm of suspected lymphoma as it helps avoid other invasive diagnostic procedures. The sensitivity of EBUS-TBNA in subtyping new-onset mediastinal lymphoma depends on the adequacy of cell aspirate and the judicious utilization of pathologic techniques.
Conclusion: Use of CT scans to triage an appropriate pleural biopsy method is associated with high diagnostic success. We recommend that the proposed diagnostic workup in this study may be used as a diagnostic algorithm for pleural diseases that require a histopathologic analysis. Determination of risk factors predicting malignant disease in patients where fibrinous pleuritis is reported after MT would be useful for clinical practice.