Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Histopathology Apr


  • Update on extranodal lymphomas. Conclusions of the Workshop held by the EAHP and the SH in Thessaloniki, Greece. (2006) Histopathology 48, 481–504
  • Epstein–Barr viral infection in extranodal lymphoma of the head and neck: correlation with prognosis and response to treatment. (2006) Histopathology 48, 516–528
  • Oval cells in hepatitis B virus-positive and hepatitis C virus-positive liver cirrhosis: histological and ultrastructural study. (2006) Histopathology 48, 546–555

  • A new vision of tubular and tubulo-lobular carcinomas of the breast, as revealed by 3-D modelling. (2006) Histopathology 48, 556–562
  • Uterine leiomyoma versus leiomyosarcoma: a new attempt at differential diagnosis based on their cellular characteristics. (2006) Histopathology 48, 563–568
  • High promoter hypermethylation frequency of p14/ARF in supratentorial PNET but not in medulloblastoma. (2006) Histopathology 48, 579–587
  • The distribution of matrix metalloproteinases and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases in the lungs of congenital diaphragmatic hernia patients and age-matched controls. (2006) Histopathology 48, 588–595

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  • Monday, March 27, 2006

    Int J Cancer Jun

  • Clinical significance of serum Th1-, Th2- and regulatory T cells-associated cytokines in adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: High interleukin-5 and -10 levels are significant unfavorable prognostic factors (p 3054-3061)
    Atsushi Inagaki, Takashi Ishida, Toshihiko Ishii, Hirokazu Komatsu, Shinsuke Iida, Jianmin Ding, Kentaro Yonekura, Shogo Takeuchi, Yoshifusa Takatsuka, Atae Utsunomiya, Ryuzo Ueda
  • Tea drinking and the risk of biliary tract cancers and biliary stones: A population-based case-control study in Shanghai, China (p 3089-3094)
    Xue-Hong Zhang, Gabriella Andreotti, Yu-Tang Gao, Jie Deng, Enju Liu, Asif Rashid, Kai Wu, Lu Sun, Lori C. Sakoda, Jia-Rong Cheng, Ming-Chang Shen, Bing-Sheng Wang, Tian-Quan Han, Bai-He Zhang, Gloria Gridley, Joseph F. Fraumeni Jr., Ann W. Hsing
  • New immunochemical fecal occult blood test with two-consecutive stool
    sample testing is a cost-effective approach for colon cancer screening:
    Results of a prospective multicenter study in Chinese patients
    Shirong Li, Huahong Wang, Jichun Hu, Nan Li, Yulan Liu, Zitao Wu, Yue
    Zheng, Honghua Wang, Kai Wu, Hui Ye, Jianyu Rao

  • Clinical significance of mannose-binding lectin-associated serine protease-2 expression in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (p 2930-2935)
    Amit Verma, Ajay Matta, Nootan Kumar Shukla, Suryanarayana V.S. Deo, Siddarth Datta Gupta, Ranju Ralhan
  • STAT3 ser727 phosphorylation and its association with negative estrogen receptor status in breast infiltrating ductal carcinoma (p 2943-2947)
    Yao-Tsung Yeh, Fu Ou-Yang, I-Fen Chen, Sheau-Fang Yang, Yuan-Yung Wang, Hung-Yi Chuang, Jinu-Huang Su, Ming-Feng Hou, Shyng-Shiou F. Yuan
  • Expression of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1, urokinase receptor and laminin -2 chain is an early coordinated event in incipient oral squamous cell carcinoma (p 2948-2956)
    Pia Lindberg, Åke Larsson, Boye Schnack Nielsen
  • Loss of RAB25 expression in breast cancer (p 2957-2964)
    Ji-Ming Cheng, Ming Ding, Ahmed Aribi, Prabodh Shah, Krishna Rao
  • p38 MAPK turns hepatocyte growth factor to a death signal that commits ovarian cancer cells to chemotherapy-induced apoptosis (p 2981-2990)
    Nadia Coltella, Andrea Rasola, Elisa Nano, Chiara Bardella, Michela Fassetta, Nicoletta Filigheddu, Andrea Graziani, Paolo M. Comoglio, Maria Flavia Di Renzo

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    JCP Apr 2006

  • Biochemical markers of acute pancreatitis W R Matull, S P Pereira, and J W O’Donohue J Clin Pathol 2006; 59: 340-344. doi:10.1136/ jcp.2002.002923
    Do we need more markers for acute pancretitis? Please see the above review.
  • Accuracy of frozen section in the diagnosis of liver mass lesionsE Rakha, S Ramaiah, and A McGregor J Clin Pathol 2006; 59: 352-354.

  • Cyclooxygenase-2 expression correlates with poor prognosis in pancreatic cancer A Juuti, J Louhimo, S Nordling, A Ristimäki, and C Haglund J Clin Pathol 2006; 59: 382-386.

  • Familial tumoral calcinosis and testicular microlithiasis associated with a new mutation of GALNT3 in a white family M F Campagnoli, A Pucci, E Garelli, A Carando, C Defilippi, R Lala, G Ingrosso, I Dianzani, M Forni, and U Ramenghi J Clin Pathol 2006; 59: 440-442. doi:10.1136/jcp.2005.026369
  • Rapid diagnosis of Penicillium marneffei infection by fine needle aspiration cytology D Lim, Y-S Lee, and A R Chang J Clin Pathol 2006; 59: 443-444. doi:10.1136/jcp.2004.024976

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    Monday, March 20, 2006

    States for USMLE Step 3

    The following states do not need postgraduate training to sit for USMLE step 3.

    ARKANSAS $500
    CALIFORNIA $790 effective Jan 2006

    MARYLAND $817AMG/$917IMG

    NOTE: Step 3 eligibility requirements for the Nebraska Board differ from the Board's requirements for initial licensure. For initial licensure, the Nebraska board maintains time and attempt limits on USMLE and a minimum postgraduate training requirement.
    NEVADA $400
    SOUTH DAKOTA $200.00
    TEXAS $805
    UTAH $200
    VIRGINIA $302

    For more info, please visit FSMB.

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    Monday, March 13, 2006

    Pathology match stat

    Overall positions 525, unfilled 45;
    West 86, unfilled 2;
    Central 121, unfilled 11;
    South 163, unfilled 20;
    Northeast 155, unfilled 12

    Last note, I have matched!

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    The Match Day

    Many of the candidates beome nervous at this moment, no matter where you are, and where you like to go.

    I am one of them, so just be patient. All of the efforts will be rewarded, sooner or later. Hopefully, the good news will come as soon as 1 hour later, noon of March 13, 2006.

    For those unfortunates, please visit the links of scramble in the residency section of left side navigation bar, where you will have another, if not last, chance of entering residency this year.

    Good luck to everybody!

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    Thursday, March 09, 2006

    MBA plus MD?

    Just came across an interesting 12-month MBA porgram offered by the Johnson School of Cornell University. It saves money, and time. It may be one of the best options for professionals, including doctors.

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    Monday, March 06, 2006

    Ang Lee won Oscar of Best Directing

    Congratulations to you, Ang Lee. And also thank you for Chinese Thank You.

    This is his second nomination, and first-time award for Best Directing.In 2000, his Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon won Academy Award of Best Foreign Film.

    See more at Oscar official site.
    The Brokenback Mountain official site.
    See also Ang Lee at wikipedia.

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