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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 78
Published: 19 April 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05802-4
... Abstract In many regions of the world, the most common type of parotid malignancy is metastatic malignancy. Metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma and metastatic melanoma are the most common pathologies that metastasize to the parotid gland and cervical lymph nodes. Other more rare...
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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 22 May 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02397-8
...Highlights 1. In EBUS-TBNA, metastatic carcinomas of nonpulmonary origin are less common than metastatic pulmonary carcinomas, but more common than lymphomas, sarcomas, and germ cell tumors in the mediastinum. 2. Careful attention devoted to clinical history and atypical morphology...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 31
Published: 10 September 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02293-3
... with colorectal liver metastases. However, surgery is possible only if all metastatic lesions can be completely resected (R0 resection) and if the quality and volume of the remnant liver parenchyma are acceptable [ 1 ]. Several independent predictors of survival are well known such as the number of lesions, lymph...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 49
Published: 24 October 2011
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9791-3
... Abstract Systemic treatments for metastatic uveal melanoma patients give poor results. R0 resection of liver metastases showed a real benefit in survival in a very highly selected population. Based on our multivariate analysis, we propose surgical treatment to metastatic patients with time from...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 22
Published: 16 October 2008
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8605-4
... meningitis were significant factors influencing QS. NLFS at 6 monthswas 70.0%. Conclusion: In terms of NS and QS, GKS alone for metastatic brain tumors from lung cancer providesexcellent palliation for selected patients without carcinomatous meningitis. ...
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 41
Published: 17 June 2008
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8525-5
... Abstract Prostate cancer progression is commonly manifested by obstructive uropathy, regional lymphaticmetastases and hematogenous metastases to the axial skeleton. Radiotherapy is a mainstay in thepalliation of symptomatic metastatic prostate cancer and is most often used for the palliation...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 20
Published: 22 February 2007
EISBN: 978-3-318-01416-7
... with ≤20Gy. Recurrence is rare in such cases, as are radiosurgicalcomplications. Symptomatic complications, i.e. radionecrosis of normal brain tissues, areslightly more common in long-surviving patients. However, since most patients die of causesother than metastatic brain disease, i.e. before long-term...
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Series: Radiosurgery
Volume: 6
Published: 15 May 2006
EISBN: 978-3-318-01336-8
... Abstract Objective: We retrospectively analyzed the effectiveness of Gamma Knife surgery(GKS) for metastatic brain tumors from lung cancer without prophylactic whole brain radiationtherapy. Methods: Six hundred eight consecutive patients who satisfied the following5 criteria were analyzed: (1...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 62
Published: 25 November 2004
EISBN: 978-3-318-01119-7
... on lymphocytes, control immune and inflammatory cell migration,providing a link between innate and adaptive immunity. CCR expression was evaluatedin HNSCC, and we showed a consistent pattern of CCR6 downregulation and upregulationof CCR7 in metastatic cells and tissues. Functional assays indicate...
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Series: Radiosurgery
Volume: 5
Published: 05 April 2004
EISBN: 978-3-318-01067-1
... Abstract Over 50,000 cases of metastatic brain tumors (MBTs) have been treated with gamma knife (GK) radiosurgery. However, optimal patient selection and treatment factors are still controversial in the cases with over five lesions. Tumor control probability (TCP) may beuseful...
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