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British Thoracic Society guidelines for the investigation and management of pulmonary nodules: accredited by NICE

M E J Callister, D R Baldwin, A R Akram, S Barnard, P Cane, J Draffan, K Franks, F Gleeson, R Graham, P Malhotra, M Prokop, K Rodger (+3 others)
2015 Thorax  
Searches included a combination of indexed terms and free text terms and were limited to English language publications only.  ...  Studies reporting growth rate of lung cancers will obviously consider only nodules with an eventual malignant diagnosis and are therefore all retrospective in nature.  ...  Petkovska et al 341 assessed the effect of lung volume on nodule size measured using automated volumetry in 75 indeterminate nodules scanned at total lung capacity and residual volume.  ... 
doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-207168 pmid:26082159 fatcat:u7cymeuflnfeznszxwsef55gm4

Tuberculosis Diagnostics and Localization in Chest X-Rays via Deep Learning Models

Ruihua Guo, Kalpdrum Passi, Chakresh Kumar Jain
2020 Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence  
Arguably, the quality of TB diagnosis will improve vastly with automated CXRs for TB detection and the localization of suspected areas, which may manifest TB.  ...  Three key steps in the TB diagnostics process include (a) modifying CNN model structures, (b) model fine-tuning via artificial bee colony algorithm, and (c) the implementation of linear average-based ensemble  ...  As it is not anticipated for the original radiology report to be shared publicly, the disease information and labels for CXRs had to be text-mined via natural language processing techniques with accuracy  ... 
doi:10.3389/frai.2020.583427 pmid:33733221 pmcid:PMC7861240 fatcat:vwyqyh7jozh6jctlhgo6aearsi

SPR 2018

2018 Pediatric Radiology  
of the American College of Radiology and Society of Pediatric Radiology.  ...  DISCLOSURES In compliance with ACCME requirements and guidelines, the ACR has developed a policy for review and disclosure of potential conflicts of interest, and a method of resolution if a conflict does  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Society for Pediatric Radiology gratefully acknowledges the support of the of the following companies in presenting the 61 st Annual  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00247-018-4130-z pmid:29707739 fatcat:46j635ave5hsldyl4phnftizsy

Abstracts

2018 Virchows Archiv  
category in the 2016 WHO classification.  ...  Conclusion: Lung cancer and colorectal cancer were distinguished by few low sensitivity/high specificity mutated genes, with the exception of APC.  ...  Participants reported problems with controlling pre-analytical variables (41%) and finding cases for rare mutations/antigens (30%).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00428-018-2422-1 pmid:30120593 fatcat:rxb6dv66m5de5ocytkqgtk5cba

Abstracts From the 22nd Annual Health Care Systems Research Network Conference, April 13–16, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia

2016 Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews  
Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews ( JPCRR) is a peerreviewed scientific journal whose mission is to communicate clinical and bench research findings, with the goal of improving the quality  ...  Conclusion: Anesthesia exposure was not associated with an increased risk of dementia or AD in older adults.  ...  A5-3: Universal Screen for Lynch Syndrome in an  ... 
doi:10.17294/2330-0698.1413 fatcat:dvytsofskrh5bb7r2atlpyogmm

Posters

2013 Clinical and translational imaging  
modalities: 6 patients with lymph node and 4 with lung metastases.  ...  Of these 729 thyroid incidentalomas, 211 (28.9%) were submitted to further investigation to determine the nature of the nodule; 124/211 (58.8%) incidentalomas were benign, 72/211 (34.1%) were malignant  ...  Conclusions This study demonstrates that PET/CT is able to further stratify the presence of lung disease in pts with indeterminate lung nodules and a history of cancer.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40336-013-0002-6 fatcat:jfrptu6wuvhjvfss4iobwqfk2q

Overview of the clinical effectiveness of positron emission tomography imaging in selected cancers

K Facey, I Bradbury, G Laking, E Payne
2007 Health Technology Assessment  
Non-UK purchasers will have to pay a small fee for post and packing. For European countries the cost is £2 per monograph and for the rest of the world £3 per monograph.  ...  You can order HTA monographs from our Despatch Agents: -fax (with credit card or official purchase order) -post (with credit card or official purchase order or cheque) -phone during office hours (credit  ...  The PTV was changed in 14 patients (it was reduced in three and increased in 11 by the finding of unsuspected nodal disease).  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta11440 pmid:17999839 fatcat:qc6ihlxz5fggtbghou7lhsplfe

American Association of Neuropathologists, Inc. Abstracts of the 93rd Annual Meeting June 8–11, 2017 Garden Grove, CA

2017 Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology  
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Classification of Lung Adenocarcinoma recommends identification of pathologic patterns  ...  virtually always involves the lung and characteristically manifests as bilateral pulmonary nodules.  ...  , a 1.3 cm cystic nodule in the liver, and a 2.7 cm right adrenal lesion.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jnen/nlx029 fatcat:u42r2fehzfdrned7itfhkchpza

Induction with Infliximab and a Plant-Based Diet as First-Line (IPF) Therapy for Crohn Disease: A Single-Group Trial

Mitsuro Chiba
2017 The Permanente Journal  
Acknowledgments This case report was prepared in accordance with the CARE case report guidelines. Kathleen Louden, ELS, of Louden Health Communications provided editorial assistance.  ...  Atypical presentation of acute angle-closure glaucoma in Maroteaux-Lamy mucopolysaccharidosis with patent prophylactic laser peripheral iridotomy: A case report. Perm J 2017;21:17-012.  ...  A diagnosis of knee OA can be reached only with clinical findings or with a combination of clinical and radiographic findings. There are multiple classification systems for OA.  ... 
doi:10.7812/tpp/17-009 pmid:29035182 pmcid:PMC5638637 fatcat:agul73c4z5cuvj2aizcu7ykedu

Abstracts of the 24th Annual Congress of the European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (ESGE), 7th -10th October 2015, Syma – Budapest – Hungary

2015 Gynecological Surgery  
In relation to the NPR every patients are registered with a unique ten-digit number that follows each person throughout life.  ...  Every year, each department make a local audit of their registered complications, and a larger validation study are currently ongoing in 2015.  ...  Because many women presented more than one finding the number of abnormalities reported overcomes the number of patients with abnormal findings.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10397-015-0918-0 fatcat:mt6kkvw7jfagtao7ibau444k4m

Abstract Book of the XXII Congresso Nazionale della Società Scientifica FADOI, Sorrento, 13-16 maggio 2017

Presidente: A. Fontanella
2017 Italian Journal of Medicine  
Book of the XXII Congresso Nazionale della Società Scientifica FADOI, Sorrento, 13-16 maggio 2017.  ...  A series of radiological investigations and laboratory tests were performed, revealing an unsuspected picture of GCA.  ...  She started steroid drugs with improvement of rectocolitis and radiological evolution of nodules in necrobiosis until to their disappearance.  ... 
doi:10.4081/itjm.2017.s1 fatcat:bxebl5v4jvfezib32g7x4btscq

Etymologia: Lassa

JD Frame
2010 Emerging Infectious Diseases  
Necropsy findings included cachexia with small amounts of a clear fluid in body cavities due to hypoproteinemia; dehydration; multifocal intramural nodules <4 mm in diameter in the jejunum and ileum; highly  ...  Her main field of research is surveillance and identification of vector mosquitoes in New Caledonia.  ...  In several studies, differences in mass spectra between subtypes of various species were observed but no automated classification methods were was reported (43) , which might limit general applicability  ... 
doi:10.3201/eid1606.999999 fatcat:onkpmxwhkfd53bcsmyt7icx7vy

Guidelines for preventing the transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in health-care settings, 2005

Paul A Jensen, Lauren A Lambert, Michael F Iademarco, Renee Ridzon, CDC
2005 MMWR Recommendations and Reports  
and to eliminate the lingering threat to HCWs, which is mainly from patients or others with unsuspected and undiagnosed infectious TB disease.  ...  Concurrent with this success, mobilization of the nation's TB control programs succeeded in reversing the upsurge in reported cases of TB disease, and case rates have declined in the subsequent 10 years  ...  Acknowledgments The authors acknowledge contributions from leaders of substantial medical, scientific, public health and labor organizations, and other experts in the fields of TB, HIV/AIDS, infection  ... 
pmid:16382216 fatcat:ly2lcl3wr5eozi3zb7g6suenv4

Genitourinary

2011 Laboratory Investigation  
These features will likely play a significant role in a future molecular classification of colorectal cancer.  ...  Our finding of decreased phosphorylated 4EBP1 levels only in a minority of tumors in this cohort of clinically insignificant minimal prostate carcinoma is in line with the previously suggested aggressive  ...  Design: Potential CCPRCC cases were identified by a natural language computer search for the diagnostic description of both "clear cell" and "papillary" over a 4-year period on pathology reports from kidney  ... 
doi:10.1038/labinvest.2011.23 fatcat:e3tq4o7cgbfu5nfkdv6gqxt7wa

Genitourinary

2011 Modern Pathology  
These features will likely play a significant role in a future molecular classification of colorectal cancer.  ...  Our finding of decreased phosphorylated 4EBP1 levels only in a minority of tumors in this cohort of clinically insignificant minimal prostate carcinoma is in line with the previously suggested aggressive  ...  Design: Potential CCPRCC cases were identified by a natural language computer search for the diagnostic description of both "clear cell" and "papillary" over a 4-year period on pathology reports from kidney  ... 
doi:10.1038/modpathol.2011.22 fatcat:4ufnmcxpqbeljfp3i3ex2tt76q
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