Tag: malignancy

1. There was no significantly increased risk of ICU admission, intubation, or death among hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and active malignancy compared with a matched cohort of patients with COVID-19 and no malignancy. Evidence Level Rating: 2 (Good) Some institutions in the U.S. have reported higher rates of COIVD-related complications and...
1. Sarcopenia was an independent risk factor for reduced muscle mass and strength following liver resection for malignant neoplasms. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Sarcopenia is an involuntary, age-related loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength. This condition is known to drastically impact postoperative and oncological outcomes following liver resection for...
Umbilical cord blood (UCB) is a rich source of stem cells for transplantation in patients with hematologic malignancies. However, its widespread utilization has been limited by the generally slow rate of hematopoietic recovery. In a first-in-human pilot study of an ex-vivo expanded UCB product (NiCord) used in combination with...
Classics Series, Landmark Trials in Medicine
Image: PD 1. Through a retrospective cohort analysis of children and young adults without previous malignancy, patients exposed to multiple CT scans were found to be at over 3 times increase risk of developing leukemia and brain tumors. Original Date of Publication: August 2012 Study Rundown: With increasing recognition of the diagnostic...
Image: PD/Gliadin 1. Persistent villous atrophy identified on follow-up biopsy for patients with Celiac Disease was associated with an increased risk for lymphoproliferative malignancy.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: The increased risk of developing lymphoproliferative malignancy (LPM) in patients with Celiac Disease (CD) has been well established in prior studies.  ...
Image: PD 1. Patients undergoing pancreatectomy for malignancy may benefit from islet autotransplantation (IAT) used to prevent brittle diabetes.  2. Post-pancreatecmy patients with malignant disease who underwent IAT had similar disease-free and overall survival to similar patients who did not receive an autotransplant.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)        ...