Giant retroperitoneal liposarcoma: A case report and literature review

We report this case to highlight the need for customized surgical oncological measures in the treatment of solid abdominal tumours due to locoregional invasion that usually necessitates en bloc resection.
Source: Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: research

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Conclusions: Our findings provide new evidence on patterns of behavioral modification in a population-based sample of Latinos diagnosed with chronic health conditions. Findings suggest the need to promote language and culturally relevant initiatives to increase the adoption of health-enhancing behaviors and improve chronic disease management among Spanish-speaking Latinos.
Source: Medical Care - Category: Health Management Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
ConclusionIn Revolution CT, beam hardening artifacts were reduced in reduced-iodine VMI at lower energy levels compared to Discovery CT, contributing to better image quality.
Source: Academic Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 December 2019Source: Academic RadiologyAuthor(s): Adam Bernheim, Joel Grunhut, Alex Tang, Ekramul Gofur, Janice Thai, Varun Mehta, Jonathan Stern, Nima Jadidi, Adam Hodes, Bernard Goldwasser, Amrita Arneja, David Krausz, Michael Coords, Steven Peti, Jerel Chacko, David SarkanyRationale and ObjectivesTo evaluate if incidental abdominopelvic calcified atherosclerosis (ACA) in patients under 50 years of age correlates with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors. Most studies evaluating calcific atherosclerosis and associated increased risk of CVD have concentrated on middle age and old...
Source: Academic Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
This study is registered with Clinicaltrials.gov, number NCT02560025, and has completed enrolment.FindingsBetween Dec 31, 2015, and Aug 1, 2017, we enrolled a total of 39 eligible patients. 19 (49%) of 39 patients had secondary acute myeloid leukaemia and three (8%) had therapy-related acute myeloid leukaemia. At mid-induction, 33 (85%) of 39 patients showed marrow aplasia, six (15%) received re-induction. The median follow-up was 13·7 months (IQR 12·7–14·4). Composite remission was 64% (two-stage 95% CI 48–79), with 20 (51%) of 39 patients achieving complete remission and five (13%) achiev...
Source: The Lancet Haematology - Category: Hematology Source Type: research
Publication date: December 2019Source: British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Volume 57, Issue 10Author(s): Sukhpreet Dubb, Stephanie Agar, Janhvi Shah, Paayal Shah, Tahir Mirza
Source: British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Conclusions: Herniation of TMJ into the EAC is a rare condition, but can be encountered in the clinic at any time. This literature review could be helpful in the diagnosis and treatment of TMJ herniation into the EAC.
Source: Otology and Neurotology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: REVIEW ARTICLES Source Type: research
Abstract Liposarcoma of the stomach is extremely rare, and only 37 cases have been reported worldwide. We herein report two cases of liposarcoma of the stomach. The first patient was referred to our hospital with upper abdominal discomfort. The endoscopic examination revealed a tumor mass about 3 cm in diameter. The patient underwent a partial gastrectomy and had an uneventful recovery. The histopathological examination revealed a well-differentiated liposarcoma. The second patient had symptoms of upper abdominal discomfort combined with nausea and anorexia. Several palpable masses were found with endoscopy. Endos...
Source: World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: World J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
Conclusion Chemotherapy and radiotherapy are only adjunctive therapies but not es as standard treatment for cardiac tumors. Therefore, we believe that wide surgical resection was the best choice of treatment in the present case.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusion Selinexor was well tolerated at a 60-mg flat dose on a 3-weeks-on, 1-week-off schedule. There was no clinically meaningful impact of food on PKs. Preliminary evidence of anticancer activity in sarcoma was demonstrated.
Source: Journal of Clinical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Phase I and Clinical Pharmacology, Osteosarcoma & Ewing Sarcomas:, Rhabdo & Other Soft Tissue Sarcomas: Source Type: research
Abstract Trabectedin (ET743, Yondelis®, manufactured by Baxter Oncology GmbH, Halle/Westfalen, Germany, for Janssen Products, LP, Horsham, PA), derived from the marine ascidian, Ecteinascidia turbinata, is a natural alkaloid with multiple complex mechanisms of action. On 23 October 2015, 15 years after the results of the first Phase 1 clinical trial using trabectedin for chemotherapy-resistant solid malignancies was reported, and 8 years after its approval in Europe, the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) finally approved trabectedin for the treatment of unresectable or metastatic lip...
Source: Advances in Therapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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