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Benign intramural schwannoma of the oesophagus: a diagnostic pitfall

Sean C.A. Hughes, Mary Sheppard and Peter Goldstraw.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine; Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1196 words.

A 33-year-old man underwent resection of a benign intramural schwannoma of the oesophagus. Similar clinicopathological and immunohistological features prompted a review of an earlier case...

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Esophageal cancer complicated with azygos continuation of the inferior vena cava

András Palotás, Attila Paszt, Károly Szentpáli and György Lázár.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Gastroenterology; Surgical Oncology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine. 1433 words.

Neoadjuvant (preoperative) therapy and combined modality therapy have become focuses of interest in the effort to prolong survival and to reduce recurrence rates in patients with esophageal...

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Isolated axillary lymph node metastasis in oesophageal adenocarcinoma

Vi Vien Toh, Rebecca Shirley, John Duffy and Ian Francis Starley.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Gastroenterology; Surgical Oncology. 1407 words.

Oesophageal adenocarcinoma metastatic to the axilla is a rare occurrence. The authors present a case of a woman who developed an axillary metastasis from a completely excised oesophageal...

Mitral valve repair of isolated posterior leaflet prolapse: resect or respect?

Christos Tourmousoglou, Spiros Lalos and Dimitrios Dougenis.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Surgical Oncology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Gastroenterology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 4479 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether it is best in a patient with posterior leaflet prolapse to resect...

Oesophagectomy remains the gold standard for treatment of high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's oesophagus

Vijay Sujendran, Giuseppe Sica, Bryan Warren and Nicholas Maynard.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine; Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2533 words.

Aim The goal of surveillance in Barrett's oesophagus is to detect high-grade dysplasia (HGD)The natural history of HGD is unclear, but because of the reported high risk of...

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Edited by Geoffrey Hanks, Nathan I. Cherny, Nicholas A. Christakis, Marie Fallon, Stein Kaasa and Russell K. Portenoy.

P ublished online March 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; History of Medicine; Pharmacology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Medical Oncology; Medical Ethics; Nursing Skills; Occupational Therapy; Arts Therapies; Dietetics and Nutrition; Physiotherapy; Speech and Language Therapy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Paediatrics; Communication Skills; Clinical Science; Pain Medicine; Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Psychiatry; Gastroenterology; Dermatology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Neurology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nephrology; Critical Care; Geriatric Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Professional Development in Medicine. 1704 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine is the definitive textbook on the subject. The book is used across the world by the wide range of health care professionals involved in the care...

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