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Clinical Articles / BY: Christine E. Simmons, MD, MSc, FRCPC March 2018
... largely accepted as the standard of care in patients with node-positive or high-risk node-negative breast cancer.[ 3 ] Currently, ... are being used predominantly in research settings.[ 15,16 ] As further work is done to validate these outcomes we may move toward ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Rebecca Warburton, MD, FRCSC March 2018
... than 2 mm) does not significantly improve their outcome.[ 16 ] Unnecessary reoperation has increased risk of complications, can ... for all patients with invasive breast cancer. Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) has now been replaced by sentinel lymph node biopsy ...
Clinical Articles / BY: F. Michelle Sutter, MD, FRCSC March 2018
... is not necessary after mastectomy for DCIS. Invasive node-negative breast cancer   In general, adjuvant whole-breast radiation ... therapy is delivered in an accelerated fashion over 16 to 20 sessions. Depending on patient factors such as large breast size, ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Connie G. Chiu, MD, FRCSC March 2018
... The estimated risk for patients undergoing axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) is 20%, compared with 5% for sentinel lymph node biopsy ... sleeves were shown to be useful management strategies.[ 14-16 ] Cosmesis Once a cancer is surgically excised, patients must ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Kenneth M. Madden, MD, MSc March 2017
... that has been validated in a randomized controlled trial)[ 16 ] should be used if mineralocorticoid agents are contraindicated or ... stenosis in older adults) and arrhythmias (usually sinus node disease or heart blocks). Cardiac syncope has a significant associated ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Kristy Cho, May 2014
... require nodal sampling with either a sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) or axillary dissection. Occasionally, pathologic examination ... the surgical group ( P  .02). Increased LVI was found in 16.3% of the CNB group versus 7.6% of the surgical group ( P  .001). Of ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Megan Isaac-Renton, BSc, July/August 2010
... A large, tender, fluctuant right inguinal lymph node was identified along with several adjacent lymph nodes that were mildly ... increase in titre is demonstrated.  Although a total of 16 patients (10 male) diagnosed with tula­remia were identified from 1991 to ...
Clinical Articles / BY: H.F. Kennecke, MD, MHA, FRCPC, April 2006
... into a benefit of 6% in absolute terms. In patients with node-positive breast cancer there was also a 40% reduction in risk of death, ... use resulted in a significant reduction in recurrent pain. [16]  AIs have also been used for ovarian stimulation for women undergoing in ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Philip Hassen, MPH, FCC, HSE, September 2006
... for all its operations by: • Electing 9 of the 16 CPSI board directors. • Receiving an annual accountability report from ... are participating and are being supported by a Western Node ( westernnode@saferhealthcarenow.ca ) based in Calgary, as well as by Dr ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Nevio Cimolai, MD, FRCPC April 2006
... in general practice would fit into Eron’s class 1 or 2. [16]  Such categorization would lead to treating empirically with ... 2005. [img_assist|nid=1018|title=|desc=|link=node|align=left|width=546|height=640] Antibiotics listed under ...