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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513873/myxoid-fibroadenomas-differ-from-conventional-fibroadenomas-a-hypothesis-generating-study
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John R Lozada, Kathleen A Burke, Aoife Maguire, Fresia Pareja, Raymond S Lim, Jisun Kim, Rodrigo Gularte-Merida, Melissa P Murray, Edi Brogi, Britta Weigelt, Jorge S Reis-Filho, Felipe C Geyer
AIMS: Breast myxoid fibroadenomas (MFAs) are characterized by a distinctive hypocellular myxoid stroma, and occur sporadically or in the context of Carney Complex, an inheritable condition caused by PRKAR1A inactivating germline mutations. Conventional fibroadenomas (FAs) are underpinned by recurrent MED12 mutations in the stromal components of the lesions. We sought to investigate the genomic landscape of MFAs and compare it to that of conventional FAs. METHODS AND RESULTS: Eleven MFAs from patients without clinical and/or genetic evidence of Carney Complex were retrieved...
May 17, 2017: Histopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28493366/frequent-idh2-r172-mutations-in-undifferentiated-and-poorly-differentiated-sinonasal-carcinomas
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Snjezana Dogan, Deborah J Chute, Bin Xu, Ryan N Ptashkin, Raghu Chandramohan, Jacklyn Casanova-Murphy, Khedoudja Nafa, Justin A Bishop, Simion I Chiosea, Edward B Stelow, Ian Ganly, David G Pfister, Nora Katabi, Ronald A Ghossein, Michael F Berger
Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma (SNUC) is a high-grade malignancy with limited treatment options and poor outcome. A morphological spectrum of 47 sinonasal tumours including 17 (36.2%) SNUCs was analysed at genomic level. Thirty carcinomas (cohort 1) were subjected to a hybridization exon-capture next-generation sequencing assay (MSK-IMPACT(TM) ) to interrogate somatic variants in 279 or 410 cancer-related genes. Seventeen sinonasal tumours (cohort 2) were examined only for the presence of IDH1/2 exon 4 mutations by Sanger sequencing...
May 11, 2017: Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28456671/lateral-lumbar-interbody-fusion-a-systematic-review-of-complication-rates
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Fady Y Hijji, Ankur S Narain, Daniel D Bohl, Junyoung Ahn, William W Long, Jacob V DiBattista, Krishna T Kudaravalli, Kern Singh
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) is a frequently utilized technique for the treatment of lumbar pathology. Despite its overall success, LLIF has been associated with a unique set of complications. However, there has been inconsistent evidence regarding the complication rate of this approach. PURPOSE: To perform a systematic review analyzing the rates of medical and surgical complications associated with LLIF. STUDY DESIGN: Systematic Review PATIENT SAMPLE: 6819 patients who underwent LLIF reported in clinical studies through June 2016...
April 26, 2017: Spine Journal: Official Journal of the North American Spine Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28417598/genetic-analysis-of-a-morphologically-heterogeneous-ovarian-endometrioid-carcinoma
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Felipe C Geyer, Fresia Pareja, Kathleen A Burke, Anne M Schultheis, Yaser R Hussein, Jiqing Ye, Maria R De Filippo, Caterina Marchio, Gabriel S Macedo, Salvatore Piscuoglio, Raymond S Lim, Eugene Toy, Rajmohan Murali, Achim A Jungbluth, Jorge S Reis-Filho, Robert A Soslow, Britta Weigelt
AIMS: Low-grade ovarian endometrioid carcinomas may be associated with high-grade components. Whether the latter are clonally related to and originate from the low-grade endometrioid carcinoma remains unclear. The aim of this study was to use massively parallel sequencing to characterize the genomic landscape and clonal relatedness of an ovarian endometrioid carcinoma containing low-grade and high-grade components. METHODS AND RESULTS: DNA samples extracted from each tumour component (low-grade endometrioid, high-grade anaplastic and high-grade squamous) and matched normal tissue were subjected to targeted massively parallel sequencing with the 410-gene Memorial Sloan Kettering-Integrated Mutation Profiling of Actionable Cancer Targets (MSK-IMPACT) sequencing assay...
April 18, 2017: Histopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28301204/impact-of-an-interactive-diagnostic-case-simulator-on-a-medical-student-radiology-rotation
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Michael V Friedman, Jennifer L Demertzis, Travis J Hillen, Jeremiah R Long, David A Rubin
OBJECTIVE: The objective of our study was to assess the short-term impact of adding an interactive simulator to a medical student radiology clerkship. We hypothesized that transitioning students from passive observers to active participants in the reading room would create an appealing and effective learning experience for the current generation of students. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An interactive workstation that provided diagnostic simulations of 84 cases selected to maximize exposure to important diagnoses in musculoskeletal (MSK) radiology was created...
March 16, 2017: AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28285846/a-comparative-analysis-of-prediction-models-for-complete-gross-resection-in-secondary-cytoreductive-surgery-for-ovarian-cancer
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Renee A Cowan, Ane Gerda Zahl Eriksson, Sara M Jaber, Qin Zhou, Alexia Iasonos, Oliver Zivanovic, Mario M Leitao, Nadeem R Abu-Rustum, Dennis S Chi, Ginger J Gardner
OBJECTIVE: We sought to examine compliance and outcomes using Memorial Sloan Kettering "(MSK) criteria" to predict complete gross resection (CGR) and compare them with the validated Tian and AGO models. METHODS: Patients who underwent SCS for recurrent platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer from 5/2001-6/2014 were identified. The AGO and Tian models were applied to the study population; appropriate statistical tests were used to determine ability to predict CGR. RESULTS: 214 SCS cases were identified...
May 2017: Gynecologic Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28184012/chromosome-20q-amplification-defines-a-subtype-of-microsatellite-stable-left-sided-colon-cancers-with-wild-type-ras-raf-and-better-overall-survival
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Ryan N Ptashkin, Carlos Pagan, Rona Yaeger, Sumit Middha, Jinru Shia, Kevin P O'Rourke, Michael F Berger, Lu Wang, Robert Cimera, Jiajing Wang, David S Klimstra, Leonard Saltz, Marc Ladanyi, Ahmet Zehir, Jaclyn F Hechtman
Here, comprehensive analysis was performed on the molecular and clinical features of colorectal carcinoma harboring chromosome 20q amplification. Tumor and normal DNA from patients with advanced colorectal carcinoma underwent next-generation sequencing via MSK-IMPACT, and a subset of case samples was subjected to high-resolution microarray (Oncoscan). Relationships between genomic copy number and transcript expression were assessed with The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) colorectal carcinoma data. Of the colorectal carcinoma patients sequenced (n = 401) with MSK-IMPACT, 148 (37%) had 20q gain, and 30 (7%) had 20q amplification...
June 2017: Molecular Cancer Research: MCR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27886939/development-and-implementation-of-models-of-care-for-musculoskeletal-conditions-in-middle-income-and-low-income-asian-countries
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REVIEW
Keith K Lim, Madelynn Chan, Sandra Navarra, Syed Atiqul Haq, Chak Sing Lau
This chapter discusses the challenges faced in the development and implementation of musculoskeletal (MSK) Models of Care (MoCs) in middle-income and low-income countries in Asia and outlines the components of an effective MoC for MSK conditions. Case studies of four such countries (The Philippines, Malaysia, Bangladesh and Myanmar) are presented, and their unique implementation issues are discussed. The success experienced in one high-income country (Singapore) is also described as a comparison. The Community Oriented Program for Control of Rheumatic Diseases (COPCORD) project and the role of Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR), a professional body supporting MoC initiatives in this region, are also discussed...
June 2016: Best Practice & Research. Clinical Rheumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27875625/clinical-and-genetic-determinants-of-ovarian-metastases-from-colorectal-cancer
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Karuna Ganesh, Ronak H Shah, Efsevia Vakiani, Garrett M Nash, Hugh P Skottowe, Rona Yaeger, Andrea Cercek, Anne Lincoln, Christina Tran, Neil H Segal, Diane L Reidy, Anna Varghese, Andrew S Epstein, Yukio Sonoda, Dennis Chi, Jose Guillem, Larissa Temple, Philip Paty, Jaclyn Hechtman, Jinru Shia, Martin Weiser, Julio Garcia Aguilar, Nancy Kemeny, Michael F Berger, Leonard Saltz, Zsofia K Stadler
BACKGROUND: Ovarian metastases from colorectal cancer (OM-CRC) often are unresponsive to chemotherapy and are associated with poor survival. To the authors' knowledge, the clinicopathologic and genomic predictors of OM-CRC are poorly characterized and optimal clinical management remains unclear. METHODS: Women with a histopathological diagnosis of OM-CRC who were treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center from 1999 to 2015 were identified. Next-generation somatic mutation profiling (Memorial Sloan Kettering-Integrated Mutation Profiling of Actionable Cancer Targets [MSK-IMPACT]) was performed on 38 OM-CRC cases, including 21 matched tumor pairs/trios...
April 1, 2017: Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27672904/poster-137-delayed-diagnosis-of-popliteal-artery-entrapment-mistaken-for-exertional-compartment-syndrome-novel-use-of-msk-us-to-improve-diagnostic-sensitivity-a-case-report
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Ilya Igolnikov, Matthew J Santiago, Kathryn T Gollotto
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: PM & R: the Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27612911/tuberculosis-is-a-mimicker-of-jia-a-rare-case-report
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M A Shahin, M I Sultan, M J Alam, A Saeed, A K Azad, M R Choudhury
Cystic tuberculosis of the bone is a rare form of tuberculosis (TB). The condition presents like Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) of children. In children, the lesions symmetrically involve the peripheral skeleton, which are less sclerotic than adults. A case report is presented here where the patient presented with i) the extensive involvement of bones with cystic lesion, ii) Hand & feet involvement with multiple bony exostosis iii) Synovial swelling of multiple joints and 4) fever for 6 months. Swelling of the joints was disproportionately greater than pain...
July 2016: Mymensingh Medical Journal: MMJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27605463/review-of-the-effectiveness-of-a-consultant-physiotherapy-led-musculoskeletal-interface-team-a-welsh-experience
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Elizabeth Candy, Sam Haworth-Booth, Mark Knight-Davis
OBJECTIVE: The present service evaluation aimed to assess patients' experience of the musculoskeletal interface (MSKI) team, evaluate the outcomes of referrals to secondary care and determine if patients returned to secondary musculoskeletal (MSK) care following discharge from the MSKI team. METHODS: Excel spreadsheets were designed for data capture. The survey was undertaken in June 2012. Patients were invited to complete and return the questionnaire. Data were collated and reported...
September 2016: Musculoskeletal Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27437719/musculoskeletal-pain-in-children-and-adolescents
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Steve J Kamper, Nicholas Henschke, Lise Hestbaek, Kate M Dunn, Christopher M Williams
INTRODUCTION: Musculoskeletal (MSK) pain in children and adolescents is responsible for substantial personal impacts and societal costs, but it has not been intensively or systematically researched. This means our understanding of these conditions is limited, and healthcare professionals have little empirical evidence to underpin their clinical practice. In this article we summarise the state of the evidence concerning MSK pain in children and adolescents, and offer suggestions for future research...
February 16, 2016: Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27282352/mammary-analog-secretory-carcinoma-of-the-thyroid-gland-a-primary-thyroid-adenocarcinoma-harboring-etv6-ntrk3-fusion
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Snjezana Dogan, Lu Wang, Ryan N Ptashkin, Robert R Dawson, Jatin P Shah, Eric J Sherman, R Michael Tuttle, James A Fagin, David S Klimstra, Nora Katabi, Ronald A Ghossein
ETV6-NTRK3 fusion was identified in several cancers including the recently described mammary analog secretory carcinoma (MASC) of the salivary glands and a minority of papillary thyroid carcinomas. We describe three cases of primary MASC of the thyroid gland and provide a detailed clinical and pathological characterization of the tumor morphology, immunoprofile, and genetic background. Immunohistochemistry for PAX8, TTF-1, thyroglobulin, mammaglobin, GCDFP-15, S-100 protein, and p63 was used to define the tumor immunophenotype...
September 2016: Modern Pathology: An Official Journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27248473/recurrent-truncating-sox9-mutations-are-associated-with-sox9-overexpression-kras-mutation-and-tp53-wild-type-status-in-colorectal-carcinoma
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Breanna M Javier, Rona Yaeger, Lu Wang, Francisco Sanchez-Vega, Ahmet Zehir, Sumit Middha, Justyna Sadowska, Efsevia Vakiani, Jinru Shia, David Klimstra, Marc Ladanyi, Christine A Iacobuzio-Donahue, Jaclyn F Hechtman
PURPOSE: The extent to which the developmental transcription factor SOX9 functions as an oncogene or tumor suppressor in colorectal carcinoma (CRC) is debatable. We aimed to clarify the effect of SOX9 mutations on SOX9 protein expression and their association with known molecular subtypes and clinical characteristics in advanced CRC. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN: Next generation sequencing data (MSK-IMPACT) from CRC patients was used to interrogate SOX9, KRAS, NRAS, BRAF, TP53, APC, and PIK3CA...
August 9, 2016: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27219305/rheumatic-diseases-in-chihuahua-m%C3%A3-xico-a-copcord-survey
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Danyella Del Río Nájera, Susana Aideé González-Chávez, Celia María Quiñonez-Flores, Ingris Peláez-Ballestas, Norma Hernández-Nájera, César F Pacheco-Tena
BACKGROUND: Rheumatic diseases (RDs) represent a global problem for health care systems and patients. Community Oriented Program for Control of Rheumatic Diseases (COPCORD) is a low-cost screening tool for detecting musculoskeletal (MSK) pain and RDs. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine the pattern of MSK pain and RDs in clinic population in Chihuahua City, Mexico. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted in 7 primary health clinics using the COPCORD methodology in subjects older than 18 years...
June 2016: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology: Practical Reports on Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27139150/interobserver-variability-in-the-diagnosis-of-uterine-high-grade-endometrioid-carcinoma
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Sumi Thomas, Yaser Hussein, Sudeshna Bandyopadhyay, Michele Cote, Oudai Hassan, Eman Abdulfatah, Baraa Alosh, Hui Guan, Robert A Soslow, Rouba Ali-Fehmi
CONTEXT: -Low interobserver diagnostic agreement exists among high-grade endometrial carcinomas. OBJECTIVE: -To evaluate diagnostic variability in International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) grade 3 endometrioid adenocarcinoma (G3EC) in 2 different sign-out practices. DESIGN: -Sixty-six G3EC cases were identified from pathology archives of Wayne State University (WSU, Detroit, Michigan) (general surgical pathology sign-out) and 65 from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK, New York, New York) (gynecologic pathology focused sign-out)...
August 2016: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27058462/second-opinion-subspecialty-consultations-in-musculoskeletal-radiology
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Majid Chalian, Filippo Del Grande, Rashmi S Thakkar, Sahar F Jalali, Avneesh Chhabra, John A Carrino
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to evaluate the significance of subspecialty second-opinion consultations for CT and MRI examinations in musculoskeletal (MSK) radiology. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All 3165 MSK CT and MRI examinations referred to one academic institution for second-opinion consultation during a 24-month period were reviewed by three MSK-trained radiologists. Outside and inside reports were compared by two independent MSK radiology fellows using a previously published 5-point scale...
June 2016: AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27054846/run-off-computed-tomography-angiography-cta-for-discriminating-the-underlying-causes-of-intermittent-claudication
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Alexandra Preuß, Lars-Arne Schaafs, Thomas Werncke, Ingo G Steffen, Bernd Hamm, Thomas Elgeti
AIM: To evaluate run-off computed tomography angiography (CTA) of abdominal aorta and lower extremities for detecting musculoskeletal pathologies and clinically relevant extravascular incidental findings in patients with intermittent claudication (IC) and suspected peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Does run-off CTA allow image-based therapeutic decision making by discriminating the causes of intermittent claudication in patients with suspected peripheral arterial disease PAD? MATERIAL AND METHODS: Retrospective re-evaluation of CTAs performed in patients with acute or chronic intermittent claudication (i...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27022117/reliable-detection-of-mismatch-repair-deficiency-in-colorectal-cancers-using-mutational-load-in-next-generation-sequencing-panels
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Zsofia K Stadler, Francesca Battaglin, Sumit Middha, Jaclyn F Hechtman, Christina Tran, Andrea Cercek, Rona Yaeger, Neil H Segal, Anna M Varghese, Diane L Reidy-Lagunes, Nancy E Kemeny, Erin E Salo-Mullen, Asad Ashraf, Martin R Weiser, Julio Garcia-Aguilar, Mark E Robson, Kenneth Offit, Maria E Arcila, Michael F Berger, Jinru Shia, David B Solit, Leonard B Saltz
PURPOSE: Tumor screening for Lynch syndrome is recommended in all or most patients with colorectal cancer (CRC). In metastatic CRC, sequencing of RAS/BRAF is necessary to guide clinical management. We hypothesized that a next-generation sequencing (NGS) panel that identifies RAS/BRAF and other actionable mutations could also reliably identify tumors with DNA mismatch repair protein deficiency (MMR-D) on the basis of increased mutational load. METHODS: We identified all CRCs that underwent genomic mutation profiling with a custom NGS assay (MSK-IMPACT) between March 2014 and July 2015...
June 20, 2016: Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
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