Friday, Apr 11, 2014
Clinical Oral Implants Research, 04/11/2014
Albertini M, et al. – The aim is to assess the presence of periodontal and opportunistic organisms in patients with peri–implantitis. The implant surface may be colonized with pathogens different from periodontal bacteria. Opportunistic pathogens such as P. aeruginosa, S. aureus and C. albicans may be associated with implant failure.
Monday, Apr 7, 2014
Journal of Neuro-Oncology, 04/07/2014
Massimino M, et al. – Radiotherapy is the only treatment definitely indicated for diffuse pontine gliomas (DIPG). Findings on the role of EGFR signaling in the onset of childhood DIPG prompted the use of nimotuzumab, an anti–EGFR monoclonal antibody. This strategy generated interesting results and warrants further investigation.
Friday, Apr 4, 2014
Jou YC, et al. – This study aims to evaluate the serum Dickkopf–1 (DKK1) level in patients with calcium–containing upper urinary tract stones (Ca–UUTS). Serum DKK1, an inhibitor of the Wnt signaling pathway, was positively associated with the formation of Ca–UUTS, especially in patients aged younger than 50 years.
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Monday, Apr 14, 2014
Jeyabalan A, et al. – 21–G EBUS–TBNA needles are superior to 22–G in characterizing benign lesions (especially sarcoidosis) and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) when using histopathological assessment. Making a positive benign diagnosis may avoid the need to perform mediastinoscopy.
Andrew R.L. Medford (04/14/2014) comments:
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Monday, Mar 31, 2014
Acta Radiologica, 03/31/2014
Lv XF, et al. – The aim of this study is to identify the computer tomography (CT) imaging findings of primary renal synovial sarcomas (PRSSs). PRSS should be included in the differential diagnosis when an adolescent or young adult presents with a renal neoplasm appearing as a solid–cystic mass with well–defined borders, a cystic wall or...Read More