Spectrum of 18F-FDG Uptake in Bilateral Lung Parenchymal Diseases on PET/CT
Bilateral lung parenchymal involvement is seen in infective as well as noninfective conditions, appearing as focal or diffuse lung disease. PET/CT with FDG helps in characterization (increased glucose utilization is seen by both inflammatory and neoplastic cells). In this article, we describe the spectrum of patterns of FDG uptake and associated CT changes involving bilateral lung parenchyma. Benign conditions described are aspiration pneumonia; pulmonary toxicity by bleomycin; infections, namely, sarcoidosis, miliary pulmonary tuberculosis, and pulmonary nocardiosis; and inflammatory conditions such as pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis and pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. Neoplastic conditions described are bilateral pulmonary metastases and lymphangitic carcinomatosis.
RESUMO As infec ções do trato respiratório inferior associadas à ventilação mecânica são uma das complicações mais frequentes em pacientes em ventilação mecânica. Há muitos anos, a traqueobronquite associada à ventilação mecânica tem sido considerada uma doença que não demanda antibioticoterapia . Na última década, diversos estudos demonstraram que a traqueobronquite associada à ventilação mecânica deve ser considerada um processo intermediá...
Conclusion: Respiratory ECMO support in severe acute respiratory distress syndrome patients is associated with a reduced mortality rate and a reduced need for renal replacement therapy but a substantial increase in the lengths of stay in the intensive care unit and hospital. Our results may help bedside decision-making regarding ECMO initiation in patients with severe respiratory distress syndrome.
Well, it’s been a really rough three weeks. The first thing that happened was on January 1, no kidding, when I came down with a case of the flu (much worse than the before-Xmas flu). It’s going around. A lot of people are sick with this thing. Anyway, it hit me with a very high fever and huge gastrointestinal issues. Terrible. Plus, one night, delirious with fever, I fell against the bathroom wall and injured my wrist. Ouch. Because my wrist was all swollen and hurt like the dickens, and I feared it might be fractured, Stefano took me to the emergency room at Florence’s university hospital, Careggi. We sp...
China has reported a sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new coronavirus, including the first cases in the capital
Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has erupted just ahead of the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest festival.
Contributors : Takuya Nakagawa ; Masaki Fukuyo ; Atsushi KanedaSeries Type : Methylation profiling by genome tiling arrayOrganism : Homo sapiensDNA methylation analysis in oropharyngeal squamous carcinoma (OPSCC) samples and oropharyngeal non-cancerous mucosa samples. Infinium MethylationEPIC BeadChip Kit was used to obtain DNA methylation profiles across more than 850,000 CpG sites. Total samples included 89 OPSCC samples and 5 non-cancerous mucosa samples.
Contributors : Takuya Nakagawa ; Masaki Fukuyo ; Atsushi KanedaSeries Type : Methylation profiling by genome tiling arrayOrganism : Homo sapiensDNA methylation analysis in oropharyngeal squamous carcinoma (OPSCC) samples and oropharyngeal non-cancerous mucosa samples. Infinium HumanMethylation450 BeadChip was used to obtain DNA methylation profiles across 485,577 CpG sites. Total samples included 89 OPSCC samples and 5 non-cancerous mucosa samples.
Contributors : Girieca Lorusso ; Curzio RueggSeries Type : Expression profiling by arrayOrganism : Mus musculusWe recently established an orthotopic breast cancer model of brain metastasis based on the injection of murine breast cancer cell lines into the mammary fat pad. This model is based on the use of 4T1 murine breast carcinoma cells. 4T1-derived tumors recapitulate the main steps of human breast cancer progression, including epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and metastases to lung and lymph nodes.Bioluminescence imaging revealed the appearance of secondary lesions to the lung and lymph nodes and sporadically to th...
Contributors : Eric Seidel ; Gudrun Walenda ; Ute Scholl ; Liz LiSeries Type : Expression profiling by arrayOrganism : Homo sapiensIn order to investigate gene expression changes in a model of mitotane resistant adrenocortical carcinoma, we generated mitotane resistant clones from HAC15 bulk cells via long-term treatment followed by clonal selection.
Contributor : Gottfrid Sj ödahlSeries Type : Expression profiling by arrayOrganism : Homo sapiensIt is unclear how urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder change, genetically and phenotypically, as patients progress from recurrent non muscle-invasive (NMI) to muscle-invasive (MI) disease or disease that require radical cystectomy. This data set contains gene expression data from 200 samples in a longitudinal study of such patients. Overlap with previously GEO-published cohorts from our lab is described in the metadata.