wedge resection

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First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Metastatic Adrenocortical Carcinoma With a Prolonged Response to Mitotane

Figure: Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Images Obtained 3 Months Af...The Case: In 2002, a 55-year-old woman presented to medical attention with cough and wheezing and was treated for presumed pneumonia. She had a history of breast cancer successfully ... [Published Cancernetwork.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Dilons Navigator Gamma Probe System Gets Approval in Europe

Dilon Technologies announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its Navigator® Gamma Probe system.The CE Mark allows Dilon to begin marketing the device throughout the European Union.The Navigator Gamma Probe system is used in radio-guided surgical ... [Published Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Forum Post: any advise please

dad had upper left lobe wedge resection in middle of may, and came through good, no chemo or radiation needed very early stage stage 1 , all got out. went for after op appointment chest x ray not good but told its ok as its part of the course for the ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Transdiaphragmatic Excision of Simultaneous Lung and Liver Mets

Reuters Health InformationBy James E. Barone MDJuly 01, 2014NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For selected patients with cancer, simultaneous resection of liver and peripheral lung metastases via a transdiaphragmatic approach achieves success rates comparable ... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Lumpectomy

Overview Next Steps Risks Results Lumpectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing a suspected malignant (cancerous) tumor, or lump, and a small portion of the surrounding tissue from a woman's breast. This tissue is then tested to determine ... [Published eMedicine Health - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Poor baseline QOL failed to predict worse outcomes in NSCLC

Poor baseline quality-of-life scores did not predict worse survival outcomes among patients undergoing non–small cell lung cancer surgery who were at high risk for adverse events.In a randomized, multicenter trial, Hiran C. Fernando, MD, chief of the ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Lobar offers no survival advantage over sublobar resections in NSCLC

Related Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare NewsPatients do not survive significantly longer after lobectomy for non-small-cell lung cancer than after wedge resection or segmentectomy, indicate US study results.Original Article: NEXT ARTICLE ... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

15 mm margins cut NSCLC local recurrence risk after wedge resection

Related Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare NewsIncreasing margin distance up to 15 mm significantly decreases the risk of local recurrence among patients undergoing wedge resection for early-stage, non-small-cell lung cancer, US researchers ... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 21 2014]

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"The Navigator Gamma Probe has been strongly accepted by surgeons in the United States The Navigator Gamma Probe system is used in radio-guided surgical procedures, primarily for lymphatic mapping and tumor localization. Over the last several decades, procedures such as sentinel lymph node mapping, first in melanoma, and more recently in breast, have become a gold standard of care among general surgeons and surgical oncologists. Additional applications for the Navigator Gamma Probes are in pulmonary wedge resection, parathyroid adenoma, and laparoscopy."
...for surgeon acceptance has been the strong reliability, simple design and ease of operation" stated Robert Moussa, Dilon's President and CEO. "A comparable market response is anticipated for Europe and other countries around the world that recognize the CE Mark." The Navigator Gamma Probe system is used in radio-guided surgical procedures, primarily for lymphatic mapping and tumor localization...
Co-author Dr. Thomas A Aloia, in an email to Reuters Health, said, "Noting no real morbidity from the diaphragm incision and the ability to get to even upper lung lesions, we are now routinely going with this approach."
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Metastatic Adrenocortical Carcinoma With a Prol... [Published Cancernetwork.com - Jul 16 2014]
Dilons Navigator Gamma Probe System Gets Approv... [Published Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management - Jul 11 2014]
Dilon receives CE Mark Approval for its Navigat... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 10 2014]
Dilon receives CE Mark Approval for its Navigat... [Published Individual.com - Jul 10 2014]
Forum Post: any advise please [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Jul 02 2014]
Transdiaphragmatic Excision of Simultaneous Lun... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Jul 01 2014]
Lumpectomy [Published eMedicine Health - Jun 25 2014]
Poor baseline QOL failed to predict worse outco... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jun 24 2014]
Lobar offers no survival advantage over subloba... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 31 2014]
15 mm margins cut NSCLC local recurrence risk a... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 21 2014]
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