The Rise and Fall of Routine Manual Thrombectomy for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

The Rise and Fall of Routine Manual Thrombectomy for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

April 5, 2016 at 8:50 AM 0 comments

Vincent Floré, *Stephen P Hoole Department of Interventional Cardiology, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK *Correspondence to s.hoole@nhs.net Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 26.01.16 Accepted: 03.03.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[2]:71-75. Abstract Manual thrombectomy (MT) with an aspiration catheter is frequently used in primary percutaneous coronaryRead More

Treatment Opportunities for Colorectal Liver Metastases

Treatment Opportunities for Colorectal Liver Metastases

April 5, 2016 at 8:49 AM 0 comments

*Tormod Lund Surgical Department, Vestre Viken Hospital Trust, Drammen, Norway. *Correspondence to tolund@vestreviken.no Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 05.02.16 Accepted: 10.03.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[2]:76-83. Abstract Colorectal liver metastases (CLM) are the most common hepatic malignancy and are caused by disseminated tumour cells (DTCs) seeded earlyRead More

Alcoholic Liver Disease: A Comprehensive Review

Alcoholic Liver Disease: A Comprehensive Review

April 5, 2016 at 8:48 AM 0 comments

Partha Pal,1 *Sayantan Ray2 1. Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India 2. Department of Endocrinology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGMER) and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata, India *Correspondence to sayantan.ray30@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 17.11.15 Accepted: 02.02.16 Citation:Read More

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): The Search for a Cure

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): The Search for a Cure

April 5, 2016 at 8:47 AM 0 comments

Alabagi Abdulla, Charity Reynolds, *H Hesham A-Kader Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA *Correspondence to heshamh@aol.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 23.11.15 Accepted: 18.02.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[2]:93-100. Abstract An alarming rise of obesity and, along withRead More

Primary Paraganglioma of the Thyroid Gland: Clinical and Immunohistological Analysis with a Literature Review

Primary Paraganglioma of the Thyroid Gland: Clinical and Immunohistological Analysis with a Literature Review

April 5, 2016 at 8:46 AM 0 comments

*Julien Feghaly,1 George Astras,2 Marios Loizou,3 Giannis Panayiotou,3 Ariana Mooradian1 1. St. George’s University of London (Cyprus), Nicosia, Cyprus 2. Oncology Department, American Medical Center, Nicosia, Cyprus 3. General Surgery Department, Nicosia General Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus *Correspondence to feghaly.julien@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 14.12.2015Read More

Outcomes of Salvage Lymph Node Dissection for Prostate Cancer with Clinical Nodal Relapse: Results of a Multicentric, Retrospective Study

Outcomes of Salvage Lymph Node Dissection for Prostate Cancer with Clinical Nodal Relapse: Results of a Multicentric, Retrospective Study

April 5, 2016 at 8:45 AM 0 comments

Marco Oderda,1 Steven Joniau,2 Guglielmo Melloni,1 Marco Falcone,1 Stefania Munegato,1 Lorenzo Tosco,2 Fabio Zattoni,3 Robert Jeffrey Karnes,3 *Paolo Gontero1 1. Department of Urology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy 2. Department of Urology University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium 3. Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA *Correspondence to paolo.gontero@unito.it Disclosure:Read More

How I Treat: Multiple Sclerosis

How I Treat: Multiple Sclerosis

January 26, 2016 at 9:09 AM 0 comments

*László Vécsei Albert Szent-Györgyi Clinical Center, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary *Correspondence to vecsei.laszlo@med.u-szeged.hu

Do the Guidelines in Oncology Need to Evolve?

Do the Guidelines in Oncology Need to Evolve?

January 26, 2016 at 9:09 AM 0 comments

*Ahmad Awada, Gil Awada, Alain Hendlisz Jules Bordet Institute, Brussels, Belgium *Correspondence to ahmad.awada@bordet.be

Diagnosis and Treatment of Bladder Cancer: From Established Paradigms to Recent Advances and New Perspectives

Diagnosis and Treatment of Bladder Cancer: From Established Paradigms to Recent Advances and New Perspectives

January 26, 2016 at 9:08 AM 0 comments

*Riccardo Autorino Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Second University, Naples, Italy *Correspondence to ricautor@gmail.com

GreenLight™ Laser System for Day-Case Surgery

GreenLight™ Laser System for Day-Case Surgery

January 26, 2016 at 9:08 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 2nd October 2015 at the 33rd World Congress of Endourology and SWL 2015 in London, UK Chairperson: Ian Jackson1 Speakers: Ian Jackson, Andrea Tubaro,2 Gordon Muir3 1. York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, York, UK 2. Sant’Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy 3.Read More