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Variability in the treatment of elderly patients with stage IIIA (N2) non-small-cell lung cancer.
(J Thorac Oncol, 2013-06)
INTRODUCTION: : We evaluated treatment patterns of elderly patients with stage IIIA (N2) non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). METHODS: : The use of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation for patients with stage IIIA (T1-T3N2M0) ...
Preoperative CYP2D6 metabolism-dependent β-blocker use and mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
(J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2014-04)
OBJECTIVE: Recently, the role of β-blockers (BBs) in reducing perioperative mortality has been challenged. The conflicting results might have resulted from the extent of BB metabolism by the cytochrome P-450 (CYP2D6) isoenzyme. ...
Benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy after resection of stage II (T1-2N1M0) non-small cell lung cancer in elderly patients.
(Ann Surg Oncol, 2015-02)
BACKGROUND: We evaluated the use and efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy after resection of T1-2N1M0 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in elderly patients. METHODS: Factors associated with the use of adjuvant chemotherapy ...
Cardiovascular comorbidities and survival of lung cancer patients: Medicare data based analysis.
(Lung Cancer, 2017-06-05)
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the role of cardiovascular disease (CVD) comorbidity in survival of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). MATERIALS AND METHODS: The impact of seven CVDs (at the time of NSCLC diagnosis ...
Discordance in Grading Methods of Aortic Stenosis by Pre-Cardiopulmonary Bypass Transesophageal Echocardiography.
(Anesth Analg, 2016-04)
BACKGROUND: Current guidelines define severe aortic valve stenosis (AS) as an aortic valve area (AVA) ≤1.0 cm by the continuity equation and mean gradient (ΔPm) ≥ 40 mm Hg. However, these measurements can be discordant when ...
Adjuvant radiotherapy in the treatment of invasive intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas: an analysis of the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results registry.
(Ann Surg Oncol, 2012-04)
BACKGROUND: Management and outcomes of patients with invasive intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) of the pancreas are not well established. We investigated whether adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) improved cancer-specific ...