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Histological Characterization of the Internal Thoracic Artery as Preferred Conduit for Coronary Bypass

Today the internal thoracic artery (ITA) is the preferred conduit for coronary artery bypass. It has been clinically demonstrated that an arterial conduit fits better with the… 101 more words

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Embryonic Stem Cells for Tissue Biocompatibility, Angiogenesis, and Inflammation Testing

Aim: To introduce embryoid bodies derived from mouse embryonic stem (ES) cells, which differentiate blood vessel-like structures and leukocytes, as a novel in vitro model system for biocompatibility, inflammation, and angiogenesis studies. 178 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Hereditary progressive mucinous histiocytosis: Three different phenotypes in three family members

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We describe three cases of multiple histiocytic cutaneous tumors that began in childhood and affected three members from two generations of the same family: a mother, a daughter, and a nephew. 97 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Lymphatic invasion predicts sentinel lymph node metastasis and adverse outcome in primary cutaneous melanoma

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Sentinel lymph node (SLN) metastasis is a powerful predictor of survival in primary cutaneous melanoma. Lymphatic invasion (LI) may correlate with increased risk of SLN metastasis. 165 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Pathology Book Robbins Free Download

Pathology book robbins free download

Robbins Pathology Mcq Free PDF eBook Download: Robbins Pathology Mcq Download or Read Online eBook robbins pathology mcq in PDF Format From The Download robbins basic pathology pdf free. 518 more words

XIST RNA ISH as a Tool for Resolving Specimen Contamination Events

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The large number of manual steps involved in processing tissue creates many opportunities for specimen cross-contamination and carry-over defects, which may have serious medicolegal ramifications.1 In one study extraneous tissue was identified in 0.6% of slides, causing severe diagnostic difficulties in 0.4% of cases.1 As these events are not fully preventable, a quick, reliable, easily accessible method to resolve suspected contamination events is crucial. 13 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis