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Monika Černá, Vladislav Třeška, Michal Krčma, Ondřej Daum, František Šlauf
INTRODUCTION: Vascular malformations of the thyroid gland represent a very rare, often accidentally diagnosed, disease that in the case of eufunctional goitre may be the cause of mechanical neck syndrome. The authors present here the complex differential-diagnosis and treatment approach and stress the importance of histopathology for determining the final diagnosis. CASE PRESENTATION: Using various imaging methods (ultrasound, multidetector computed tomography of the neck), the cause of breathing difficulties in a 64-year-old old man from the Czech Republic with normal thyroid gland function was found to be an arteriovenous malformation of the left lobe of his thyroid gland, 80 × 70 × 55 mm in size, reaching retrosternally between the major arteries branching from his aortic arch and displacing his trachea 10mm to the right...
2015: Journal of Medical Case Reports
Lorenzo Andreana, Graziella Isgrò, Laura Marelli, Neil Davies, Dominic Yu, Shaunak Navalkissoor, Andrew K Burroughs
Traditional radiotherapy is only effective in treating hepatocellular cancer (HCC) in doses above 50 Gy, but this is above the recommended liver radiation exposure of about 35 Gy, which is an important limitation making this treatment unsuitable for routine clinical practice. Trans-arterial radio-embolisation (TARE), consists of delivery of compounds linked to radio-emitter particles which end up in hepatic end-arterioles or show affinity for the neoplasm itself, allowing localised delivery of doses beyond 120 Gy...
October 2012: Cancer Treatment Reviews
R A Sharma, H S Wasan, S B Love, S Dutton, J C Stokes, J L Smith
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April 2008: Clinical Oncology: a Journal of the Royal College of Radiologists
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