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Post Biopsy by Amy Schroeder Posted Tue 07 Sep 2010 3:47pm Logan did great and Dr. Ing was able to get 7 pieces of heart to biopsy. We probably won't know the results until tomorrow morning because the first case went longer than normal today and bumped us back. The filling pressures were a little high and his new heart still isn't relaxing well, but that is normal 2 weeks post transplant. The doctors ... Read on »
PSA levels, post-radiation biopsies, and disease progression by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 5:40pm Zapatero et al. have recently conducted an interesting analysis of the relationship between post-radiation PSA levels, post-treatment biopsies, and subsequent disease progression. Their results appear to demonstrate that control of PSA by three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3DCRT) can be an adequate surrogate for local disease cont ... Read on »
FDA Approves Test to Aid Post-PSA Biopsy Decisions by Posted Wed 11 Jul 2012 10:08pm The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a test to help men with elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test scores decide whether to have a biopsy to test for prostate cancer. Read on »
Johns Hopkins Study Reveals Significant Rise in Prostate Biopsy Complications and High Post-Procedure Hospitalization Rate: by Posted Fri 30 Sep 2011 10:44pm Johns Hopkins Study Reveals Significant Rise in Prostate Biopsy Complications and High Post-Procedure Hospitalization Rate: NCI Cancer Center News In a study of complication rates following prostate biopsy among Medicare beneficiaries, Johns Hopkins researchers have found a significant rise in serious complications requiring hospitaliz ... Read on »
Best Post of July, 2008: "What is nNOS? And why is nNOS histochemistry useful in muscle biopsies?" by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 05 Nov 2008 3:11pm From time to time, I feature an installment of my “Best Post Of The Month” series. The next month up for review is July '08, and I feel that this was the best item posted that month: WHAT IS nNOS? AND WHY IS nNOS HISTOCHEMISTRY USEFUL IN MUSCLE BIOPSIES? I recently sent a specimen out for histochemistry to see if the muscle had d ... Read on »
Prostate Cancer Now Detectable by Targeted Biopsy, Potentially Ending 25-year Era of Blind Biopsy by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Dec 2012 3:05pm Nobody likes having a biopsy and now with using technology to actually be able to see where the tissue is sampled is increasing accuracy with prostate cancer biopsies and this also makes me think that is it possible to expand this type of diagnosis maybe to other types of cancers? Below is the study done at UCLA and one man’s story of how he went ... Read on »
Bladder Cancer - UK Biopsy Procedure by Steve K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Dec 2008 7:09am The inspiration (and much of the content) of today's post is brought to you courtesy of David F. in Kent (near London). He has managed to describe the UK bladder biopsy process, atmosphere, and capture the essence of the event with good humor, considering the circumstances. One major difference between US and UK medical care, besides how its fund ... Read on »
Biopsy Today by Summer Posted Mon 10 Jun 2013 12:00am Today we checked in at 6am to Primary Children's same day surgery for Mason's heart cath/biopsy. This is a follow up biopsy because of the rejection detected at his March annual heart cath/biopsy. (Which was still the same 3 weeks later in April when he had another biopsy to check if the rejection had improved from the steroids and IVIg treatmen ... Read on »
Today's Biopsy and A Mother's Full Heart by Summer Posted Mon 05 Aug 2013 12:00am Mason and I checked in at 6:30am this morning at Primary Children's Medical Center for Mason's heart biopsy. This is a follow-up biopsy checking on his rejection he's had since March. We're hoping and praying the rejection is gone!!! Mason's been doing really well and has been having a fun summer (a post to come in the near future with lots ... Read on »
Biopsy Bust and More Body Bitching by patientanonymous Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 12:00am I was so pissed off last night, I couldn’t even post this.  Based upon that, I think it needs some editing? Well, the beginning, as I started off quite ranty.  This was due to the questionable results of the biopsies from my recent gastroscopy, and how I had said in my last post that I didn’t feel women should be in any way “envious” of the way ... Read on »