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A case of malignant disease of the appendix vermiformis treated with emanations of radium by Sir Thomas Lauder Brunton

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Published by Printed by Morrison & Gibb in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Statementby Sir Lauder Brunton and Lewis G. Glover
ContributionsGlover, Lewis G., Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Pagination8 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL26290696M

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[Rare malignant tumors of the appendix: surgical treatment of liver metastases case reports]. [Article in Czech] Fichtl J, Vodička J, Třeška V, Skalický T, Tupý R, Šmíd D. INTRODUCTION: Tumors of appendix vermiformis are quite rare; they represent only about % of gastrointestinal tract : Fichtl J, Vodička J, Třeška, Skalický T, Tupý R, Šmíd D.   In the United States, there are about cases of appendix cancer per , people each year, according to a review. There are different classifications of appendix Author: Diana Wells. Cases of invasive, malignant neoplasms of the appendix reported to the SEER program between and were included in the study. For survival analysis, cases diagnosed between and were analyzed because only these cases had detailed infor-mation on extent of disease spread at the time of diagnosis. They also had at least one Cited by: A case of malignant disease of the appendix vermiformis treated with emanations of radium A case of perforating typhoid ulcer treated by operation and suture, and resulting in recovery A clinical lecture on cancer of the pancreas.

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