Intercalary Endoprosthetic Reconstruction for Long Bone Defects of the Lower Extremity
Jennifer A Bell, MD, Brandon S Gettleman BS, Alexander B Christ, MD, Caroline E Vonck, MD and Lawrence R Menendez, MD
Article Type: Retrospective Review | First Published: 2023/08/12
Modular intercalary endoprostheses is a potential reconstructive option infrequently studied for diaphyseal defects of long bone. The purpose of this study was to examine the 1) Method of failure rate of revision after reconstruction with modular intercalary endoprostheses based on the anatomic site and 2) Describe the functional status of the patient and use of assistive devices with ambulation....
Epidemiological Study of Penile Cancer in Northeast Brazil
Thais Cristina Loyola da Silva, Érika Gabrielle Pinheiro Ximenes, Ythalo Hugo da Silva Santos, Rodrigo Jerônimo Araújo, Eurides Araújo Bezerra de Macedo, Irami Araújo-Filho, Kleyton Santos de Medeiros and Tirzah Braz Petta
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2023/07/10
All patients were diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, mainly aged over 50 years, from the state's interior, brown, illiterate, or with incomplete primary education. At diagnosis, 68% of patients were classified as having tumors ≥ T2, and 30% had lymph node involvement. Distant metastases were detected in 2.1% of patients at diagnosis. Most patients received the diagnosis in the initial phase of the disease, but 20.2% were diagnosed in stage IV....
Alterations of Serum Lipids Profiles in Patients with Head and Neck Cancers
Jenan Adnan Sulieman, Youssef Youssef and Mostafa Ibrahim
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2023/06/30
The present case-control study comprises of newly diagnosed and histologically confirmed, 50 head and neck cancer cases between 2021-2022 in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Tishreen University Hospital, Lattakia, with 25 healthy controls. Fasting blood samples were collected and the lipid profile studied and compared between groups in terms of mean and standard deviation....
Mucosal Reconstruction with Nasal Lateral Wall Flap after Rhinectomy: Two Case Reports
Claudia Esper Zamar, Elián García Pita, Ana Laura Cajelli and Carlos Santiago Ruggeri
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 17, 2021
Two patients who had squamous cell carcinomas of the nasal cavity with extension to the nasal septum and previous treatments with surgery and in another with surgery and radiotherapy were treated by rhinectomy. The reconstruction of the internal mucosal lining was done with mucoperiosteal flaps from the lateral nasal wall with anterior pedicle with the assistance of endoscopes. There are few descriptions in the literature of the use of this flap to reconstruct the inner lining after rhinectomy. ...
Vitamins and Provitamins Intake as New Insights to Prevent and/or to Treat breast Cancer: A Systemic Review
Laya A, Koubala BB, Pathak KP and Bueno V
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 10, 2021
Female Breast Cancer (BC) is the most diagnosed cancer across the world. The present systematic review aimed to update the new insights of vitamins and provitamins to prevent and/or to treat BC. Vitamins and provitamins are natural products that have been implicated to prevent and to treat BC. However, it is still scarce and non-consensual as reported in the literature. A systematic literature review was conducted to identify studies through PubMed, Medline, and AMBASE up to June 27, 2021 solely...