nerve tissue neoplasms

Summary

Summary: Neoplasms composed of nerve tissue. This concept does not refer to neoplasms located in the nervous system or its component nerves.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Neurogenic tumors in the abdomen: tumor types and imaging characteristics
    Sung Eun Rha
    Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, 505 Banpo Dong, Seocho Ku, Seoul 137 040, South Korea
    Radiographics 23:29-43. 2003
  2. ncbi Cytopathology-histopathology of the mediastinum II. Mesenchymal, neural, and neuroendocrine neoplasms
    Paul E Wakely
    Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 9:24-32. 2005
  3. pmc Morbidity and functional status of patients with pelvic neurogenic tumors after wide excision
    Joseph Alderete
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2948-53. 2010
  4. ncbi Utility of fine needle aspiration cytology in mediastinal lesions: a clinicopathologic study of 1617 cases from a single institution
    Deepa Goel
    Department of Pathology, Nizam s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Acta Cytol 52:404-11. 2008
  5. ncbi Neurogenic tumors of the mediastinum originated from the vagus nerve
    K Sugio
    Department of Surgery II, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Eur J Surg Oncol 21:214-6. 1995
  6. ncbi High-risk melanoma susceptibility genes and pancreatic cancer, neural system tumors, and uveal melanoma across GenoMEL
    Alisa M Goldstein
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7236, USA
    Cancer Res 66:9818-28. 2006
  7. ncbi [Mixed neuroglial tumor: description of a case]
    S Pistolesi
    U.O. Anatomia Patologica III, Dipartimento di Chirurgia, , Via Roma 57, I-56100 Pisa
    Pathologica 93:57-60. 2001
  8. ncbi Neurogenic tumors of the neck
    A L Weber
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 38:1077-90. 2000
  9. ncbi Genetic markers of mediastinal tumors
    Matthew D Taylor
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Box 801359, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 19:17-27. 2009
  10. ncbi Atypical ganglion cell tumor of the sciatic nerve
    Dominick J H McCabe
    Department of Neurology, St James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Arch Neurol 59:1179-81. 2002

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  1. ncbi Neurogenic tumors in the abdomen: tumor types and imaging characteristics
    Sung Eun Rha
    Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, 505 Banpo Dong, Seocho Ku, Seoul 137 040, South Korea
    Radiographics 23:29-43. 2003
    ..However, because most neurogenic tumors in adults are benign, CT and MR imaging can be used to develop a differential diagnosis and help determine the immediate local extent of tumor...
  2. ncbi Cytopathology-histopathology of the mediastinum II. Mesenchymal, neural, and neuroendocrine neoplasms
    Paul E Wakely
    Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 9:24-32. 2005
    ..The purpose of this review is to focus on the shared and dissimilar morphologic features of this subset of neoplasms to improve diagnostic correlation between the two...
  3. pmc Morbidity and functional status of patients with pelvic neurogenic tumors after wide excision
    Joseph Alderete
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2948-53. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi Utility of fine needle aspiration cytology in mediastinal lesions: a clinicopathologic study of 1617 cases from a single institution
    Deepa Goel
    Department of Pathology, Nizam s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Acta Cytol 52:404-11. 2008
    ..To study the distribution, prevalence and cytomorphologic features of mediastinal lesions and assess the utility of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in such lesions by correlating with clinical, laboratory and imageologic parameters...
  5. ncbi Neurogenic tumors of the mediastinum originated from the vagus nerve
    K Sugio
    Department of Surgery II, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Eur J Surg Oncol 21:214-6. 1995
    ..Surgical resection is recommended, not only to confirm the nature of the lesion, but also to prevent further growth and compression on adjacent structures. For benign encapsulated neurogenic tumors, resection is curative...
  6. ncbi High-risk melanoma susceptibility genes and pancreatic cancer, neural system tumors, and uveal melanoma across GenoMEL
    Alisa M Goldstein
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7236, USA
    Cancer Res 66:9818-28. 2006
    ..This GenoMEL study provides the most extensive characterization of mutations in high-risk melanoma susceptibility genes in families with three or more melanoma patients yet available...
  7. ncbi [Mixed neuroglial tumor: description of a case]
    S Pistolesi
    U.O. Anatomia Patologica III, Dipartimento di Chirurgia, , Via Roma 57, I-56100 Pisa
    Pathologica 93:57-60. 2001
    ..The neoplasm was composed by two cell types. One type showed features typical of neuronal cells, while the other resembled glial cells. The diagnosis was confirmed by immunohistochemistry results...
  8. ncbi Neurogenic tumors of the neck
    A L Weber
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 38:1077-90. 2000
    ..These tumors typically arise in the chest and abdomen but occasionally present as a primary neck mass. A neck mass with a histologic diagnosis of neuroblastoma is, however, more commonly metastatic from an abdominal neuroblastoma...
  9. ncbi Genetic markers of mediastinal tumors
    Matthew D Taylor
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Box 801359, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 19:17-27. 2009
    ..Despite the progress made in the understanding of genetic markers of select mediastinal tumors, significantly more investigation is required to elucidate the molecular pathways involved in the pathogenesis of these tumors...
  10. ncbi Atypical ganglion cell tumor of the sciatic nerve
    Dominick J H McCabe
    Department of Neurology, St James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Arch Neurol 59:1179-81. 2002
    ..Although herniation of a lumbosacral intervertebral disk is a major cause of sciatic distribution pain, relentlessly progressive symptoms or signs should alert one to the possibility of a tumor involving the nerve...
  11. ncbi The p53 gene in soft tissue sarcomas: prognostic value of DNA sequencing versus immunohistochemistry
    H Taubert
    Institute of Pathology, University Halle Wittenberg, Saale, Germany
    Anticancer Res 18:183-7. 1998
    ..The aim of this study was to compare sequencing and immunohistochemistry (IHC) for their ability to detect p53 mutations and to assess their prognostic value in soft tissue sarcomas (STS)...
  12. ncbi Subclassification of gastrointestinal stromal tumors based on evaluation by electron microscopy and immunohistochemistry
    R A Erlandson
    Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ultrastruct Pathol 20:373-93. 1996
    ..Despite their similar light microscopic appearance, GIST are phenotypically heterogeneous, requiring both ultrastructural and immunohistochemical studies for accurate characterization...
  13. ncbi [Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a case with mixed muscular-neuronal origin]
    L Gioffrè
    Cattedra di Chirurgia Generale, Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Tecnologie Mediche Applicate, Universita degli Studi La Sapienza, Roma
    G Chir 22:389-93. 2001
    ..Diagnosis, classification and prognosis are very difficult to evaluate; surgery at the moment is the only useful treatment modality...
  14. ncbi Spinal tumors in children
    Mandy Binning
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, 3B 409 SOM, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2303, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:631-58. 2007
    ..Rather, the key clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic features of each tumor are discussed...
  15. pmc Molecular genetics of neurological tumours
    R Y Chung
    Molecular Neuro oncology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown 02129
    J Med Genet 29:361-7. 1992
  16. ncbi Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: diagnostic challenges and practical approach to differential diagnosis
    Richard Kirsch
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Anat Pathol 14:261-85. 2007
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  17. ncbi Tumors of the spine in children
    Andrea Rossi
    Department of Pediatric Neuroradiology, G Gaslini Children s Hospital, Largo G Gaslini 5, I 16147 Genoa, Italy
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 17:17-35. 2007
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging provides crucial information regarding the extent, location, and internal structure of the mass, thus critically narrowing the differential diagnosis and guiding surgery...
  18. ncbi Preliminary assessment of benign maxillofacial and neck lesions with in vivo single-voxel 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Qiang Yu
    Department of Radiology, Ninth People s Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 104:264-70. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the potential roles of in vivo single-voxel hydrogen 1 (1H) magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopy in differentiation of benign maxillofacial and neck lesions...
  19. ncbi Endoscopic resection of thoracic paravertebral and dumbbell tumors
    Ignacio J Barrenechea
    Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Center, Department of Neurosurgery, St Luke s Roosevelt, and Beth Israel Medical Centers, New York, New York 10019, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:1195-201; discussion 1201-2. 2006
    ..Generally encapsulated, they are located in the posterior mediastinum. In this report, we present our experience in the thoracoscopic resection of these tumors, including surgical technique and potential pitfalls...
  20. ncbi Comparison between neuroimaging classifications and histopathological diagnoses using an international multicenter brain tumor magnetic resonance imaging database
    Margarida Julià-Sapé
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Science Faculty Unit, Universitat Autbnoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    J Neurosurg 105:6-14. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the accuracy of routine magnetic resonance (MR) imaging studies in the classification of brain tumors in terms of both cell type and grade of malignancy...
  21. ncbi Neuropeptide Y in neural crest-derived tumors: effect on growth and vascularization
    Joanna Kitlinska
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown Universitty Medical Center, Basic Science Building Rm 234, Washington, DC 20057
    Cancer Lett 245:293-302. 2007
    ..Thus, NPY and its receptors may become targets for the treatment of neural tumors, directed against both tumor cell proliferation and angiogenesis...
  22. pmc Prostanoid receptor EP1 and Cox-2 in injured human nerves and a rat model of nerve injury: a time-course study
    Pascal F Durrenberger
    Peripheral Neuropathy Unit, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 0NN, UK
    BMC Neurol 6:1. 2006
    ..We have now investigated the time course of EP1 and Cox-2 changes in injured human nerves and dorsal root ganglia (DRG), and the chronic constriction nerve injury (CCI) model in the rat...
  23. ncbi Neurogenic tumors of the mediastinum and chest wall: MR imaging appearance
    Osamu Tanaka
    Department of Radiology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Gifu City, Japan
    J Thorac Imaging 20:316-20. 2005
    ..MR and histologic features of these tumors are illustrated and described in this essay...
  24. ncbi Truncated vesicular stomatitis virus G protein improves baculovirus transduction efficiency in vitro and in vivo
    M U Kaikkonen
    AI Virtanen Institute, Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Gene Ther 13:304-12. 2006
    ..Moreover, no cytotoxicity was associated with improved gene transfer efficiency. Thus, VSV-GED pseudotyping provides a simple means to enhance baculovirus-mediated gene transfer in vitro and in vivo...
  25. ncbi Cancer gene therapy using a novel secretable trimeric TRAIL
    C Y Kim
    Research Laboratories of Dong A Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd, Kyunggi Do, Korea
    Gene Ther 13:330-8. 2006
    ..Our data reveal that a gene therapy using Ad-stTRAIL has a promising potential to treat human cancers including gliomas...
  26. ncbi Intra-operative diagnosis in surgical neuropathology: a study of 120 cases with reference to squash cytology
    Shanop Shuangshoti
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 87:S244-8. 2004
    ..To present results of intra-operative consultation in surgical neuropathology and discuss the diagnostic guideline for squash cytology...
  27. ncbi Gastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumor secreting catecholamines
    Ali Harb
    Virchows Arch 447:892-3. 2005
  28. ncbi Up-to-date monitoring of childhood cancer long-term survival in Europe: tumours of the sympathetic nervous system, retinoblastoma, renal and bone tumours, and soft tissue sarcomas
    V Arndt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Oncol 18:1722-33. 2007
    ..Prognosis for most types of childhood tumours has improved during the last few decades. In this article we estimate up-to-date period survival for less common, but important childhood malignancies in Europe...
  29. pmc Magnetic resonance perfusion imaging in neuro-oncology
    Alan Jackson
    Division of Imaging Science, University of Manchester, Wolfson Molecular Imaging Centre, 27 Palatine Road, Manchester M203LJ, UK
    Cancer Imaging 8:186-99. 2008
    ..This review details technical approaches and application of quantitative MRI, focusing particularly on perfusion imaging and its role in neuro-oncology...
  30. ncbi Survival analysis after gastrostomy: a single-centre, observational study comparing radiological and endoscopic insertion
    John S Leeds
    Gastroenterology and Liver Unit, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:591-6. 2010
    ..As there are no large studies comparing PEG against PIG, we wished to analyse mortality after endoscopic or radiological gastrostomy insertion...
  31. ncbi Neurooncology of familial cancer syndromes
    Andreas F Hottinger
    Hôpitaux Universitaire Genevois and Department of Oncology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Child Neurol 24:1526-35. 2009
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  32. ncbi Intradural spinal tumors: current classification and MRI features
    Kasim Abul-Kasim
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
    Neuroradiology 50:301-14. 2008
    ..This comprehensive review focuses on the current classification, clinical symptoms, and MRI features of the more common intradural extramedullary and intramedullary neoplastic lesions. This review does not include extradural lesions...
  33. ncbi The diagnostic value of vestibular-evoked myogenic potential in patients with vestibular schwannoma
    Munetaka Ushio
    Department of Otolaryngology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:1149-53. 2009
    ..This study examined the diagnostic value of the vestibular-evoked myogenic potential (VEMP) in comparison with the caloric test in patients with vestibular schwannoma (VS)...
  34. ncbi Cytogenetic findings in a rare pediatric mixed glioneuronal tumor and review of the literature
    Mariela C Coccé
    Cytogenetics Laboratory, Genetics Department, Garrahan Pediatrics Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:1485-90. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to report the chromosomal abnormalities findings in rare pediatric mixed glioneuronal tumor (GNT), which could not be classified according to the WHO classification...
  35. ncbi Intraindividual comparison between gadopentetate dimeglumine and gadobutrol for magnetic resonance perfusion in normal brain and intracranial tumors at 3 Tesla
    Frederik L Giesel
    Department of Radiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Radiol 50:521-30. 2009
    ..Such differences may indicate that high-molar (1.0 M) agents offer advantages for perfusion-weighted imaging (PWI) at 3T, as has been previously reported at 1.5 T...
  36. ncbi Neurogenic tumors of the pelvis: clinicopathologic features and surgical outcomes using a multidisciplinary team
    Eric J Dozois
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1010-6. 2009
    ..Few data exist regarding the outcomes in patients undergoing surgery for pelvic tumors of neurogenic origin. Our aim was to characterize the clinical and pathologic features of pelvic neurogenic tumors and assess surgical outcomes...
  37. ncbi The changing epidemiology of paediatric brain tumours: a review from the Hospital for Sick Children
    Zul Kaderali
    Division of Neurosurgery, The Department of Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, The University of Toronto, Suite 1503, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:787-93. 2009
    ..This study examines the changing epidemiology of paediatric brain tumours over the past three decades (1980-2008) in a single institution, SickKids, Toronto, Canada...
  38. ncbi Spinal glioneuronal tumor with neuropil-like islands and meningeal dissemination: histopathological and radiological study of a pediatric case
    Pietro Luigi Poliani
    Department of Pathology I, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Neuropathology 29:574-8. 2009
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  39. ncbi Surgical treatment of benign neurogenic tumours of the mediastinum: a single institution report
    Giuseppe Cardillo
    Unit of Thoracic Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:1210-4. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate and compare the outcome following surgical resection of such tumours by VATS, open thoracotomy, and by either combined with hemilaminectomy...
  40. ncbi Centrosome dysfunction in Drosophila neural stem cells causes tumors that are not due to genome instability
    Elisabeth Castellanos
    Cell Division Group, IRB Barcelona, PCB, c Baldiri Reixac 10 12, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Biol 18:1209-14. 2008
    ..We propose that such tumors might be caused by impaired asymmetric division of neural stem cells [4]. These results show that centrosome loss, far from being innocuous, is a potentially dangerous condition in flies...
  41. doi Lumbar intradural varix masquerading as a nerve tumor
    Gabriel C Tender
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:600. 2008
  42. ncbi Mesenchymal hamartoma of the chest wall in an infant
    A Ayadi-Kaddour
    Department of Pathology, Abderrahmen Mami Hospital, Ariana, Tunisia
    Pathologica 99:440-2. 2007
    ..Two years after surgery, the patient is alive and well, with no evidence of recurrence...
  43. doi Perineural spread of melanoma demonstrated by F-18 FDG PET With MRI and pathologic correlation
    Theodore J Lee
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 33:106-8. 2008
  44. ncbi [Neural jaw tumors]
    R H Khonsari
    Service de chirurgie maxillofaciale et stomatologie, CHU Hotel Dieu, 1, Place Alexis Ricordeau, 44000 Nantes, France
    Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 111:27-31. 2010
    ..Surgery is the only treatment for facial neural tumors. Functional and esthetic issues are common. Recurrence and malignant transformation are severe complications of neurofibroma...
  45. ncbi Sonography of the neck: current potentials and limitations
    N Gritzmann
    Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Bruder, Salzburg, Austria
    Ultraschall Med 26:185-96. 2005
    ..The relationship of tumours or lymph nodes to the great cervical vessels can be evaluated. Colour Doppler can visualise the vascularisation of cervical soft tissue lesions, often narrowing down the differential diagnosis...
  46. ncbi Evaluation of genetic heterogeneity in neuroblastoma
    Tatsuro Tajiri
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Surgery 131:S283-7. 2002
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  47. ncbi Effect of overexpression of BCL-2 on cellular oxidative damage, nitric oxide production, antioxidant defenses, and the proteasome
    M Lee
    Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, Guy's, King's and St. Thomas' School of Biomedical Sciences, King's College London, London, UK
    Free Radic Biol Med 31:1550-9. 2001
    ....
  48. ncbi Expression of microtubule-associated protein tau by gastrointestinal stromal tumors
    M L Chambonnière
    Service d Anatomie Pathologique, Hopital de Bellevue, Saint Etienne, France
    Hum Pathol 32:1166-73. 2001
    ..Although the loss of tau expression is observed only in borderline and malignant tumors, its prognostic value is not clear cut...
  49. ncbi New cytotoxic sesterterpenes from the sponge Sarcotragus species
    Y Liu
    College of Pharmacy, Pusan National University, Pusan 609-735, Korea
    J Nat Prod 64:1301-4. 2001
    ..The gross structures were established on the basis of NMR and MS analyses. The compounds showed interesting variations of geometry and absolute configuration...
  50. ncbi The immunohistochemical expression of stress-response protein (srp) 60 in human brain tumours: relationship of srp 60 to the other five srps, proliferating cell nuclear antigen and p53 protein
    S Kato
    Division of Neuropathology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 16:809-20. 2001
    ..In addition, srp 60 expression might depend, in part, on proliferating potential...
  51. ncbi Differential toxicity of aluminum salts in human cell lines of neural origin: implications for neurodegeneration
    A Campbell
    Department of Community and Environmental Medicine, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of California, Irvine 92697-1820, USA
    Neurotoxicology 22:63-71. 2001
    ..It is possible that the principal neurotoxic target of the metal is glial and when these cells are in a compromised state, this may secondarily impact the neuronal population and thus eventually lead to neurodegeneration...
  52. ncbi The inhibition of the transplacental blastomogenic effect of nitrosomethylurea by postnatal administration of buformin to rats
    V A Alexandrov
    Laboratory of Experimental Tumours, N N Petrov Research Institute of Oncology, Leningrad, USSR
    Carcinogenesis 1:975-8. 1980
    ..Postnatal administration of the antidiabetic drug buformin decreased the malignant neurogenic tumor incidence 3.5 times (to rats transplacentally treated with NMU)...
  53. ncbi [Clinical applications of single photon emission tomography in neuromedicine. 1. Neuro-oncology, epilepsy, movement disorders, cerebrovascular disease]
    P Bartenstein
    Arbeitsgemeinschaft Neuronuklearmedizin, Deutschen Gesellschaft für Nuklearmedizin
    Nuklearmedizin 39:180-95. 2000
    ..This article gives in his first part a critical review of the clinical applications of SPECT in neuro-oncology, epilepsy, basal ganglia disorders and cerebrovascular disease...
  54. ncbi [Imaging of cervical masses]
    R Sigal
    Service de Radiodiagnostic, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif
    J Radiol 80:1807-15. 1999
    ..MR imaging and/or CT can show the exact location and extent of a lesion, and can help to anticipate its nature...
  55. ncbi Constitutive and cytokine-regulated expression of presenilin-1 and presenilin-2 genes in human neural cell lines
    J Satoh
    Division of Neurology, Department of Internal Medicine, Saga Medical School, Saga, Japan
    Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol 25:492-503. 1999
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  56. ncbi Tendon and nerve sonography
    C Martinoli
    Department of Radiology R, University of Genova, Italy
    Radiol Clin North Am 37:691-711, viii. 1999
    ..Nerve tears and tumors also can be diagnosed. Overall, US is an effective technique for imaging tendons and nerves...
  57. ncbi Tumor spectrum in ARF-deficient mice
    T Kamijo
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Department of Tumor Cell Biology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Cancer Res 59:2217-22. 1999
    ..The longer latency of tumor formation in ARF-null versus p53-null mice, therefore, appears to enable a broader spectrum of tumors to emerge...
  58. ncbi Chromogranins--new sensitive markers for neuroendocrine tumors
    B Eriksson
    Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Biomedical Center, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 28:325-9. 1989
    ..Also in immunocytochemical stainings, our polyclonal antiserum detecting both chromogranin A and B showed a greater sensitivity than other available antisera against chromogranin A, B and C...
  59. ncbi Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor arising in a "de novo" ganglioneuroma. A case report
    S Damiani
    Institute of Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Tumori 77:90-3. 1991
    ..The patient is free of disease 4 years after surgery. The clinicopathologic features of this rare case are discussed...
  60. ncbi Gastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumor
    C B MacLeod
    Ultrastructural Pathology Section, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
    Ultrastruct Pathol 15:49-55. 1991
    ..Moreover, it occurred in a much younger patient (20 years of age) compared to previously reported cases (45 to 66 years of age), with the exception of one other case (16 years of age)...
  61. pmc DeltaN-p73alpha accumulates in human neuroblastic tumors
    Setha Douc-Rasy
    Departement de Biologie Clinique, Centre National de Recherche Scientifique Unité Mixte de Recherche 1598, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39, rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Am J Pathol 160:631-9. 2002
    ..Our data suggest that, in undifferentiated NTs, a link may exist between the accumulation of DeltaN-p73alpha variants and the "nuclear exclusion" of p53...
  62. ncbi Id proteins at the cross-road of development and cancer
    A Lasorella
    Department of Neurology, Developmental and Molecular Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Oncogene 20:8326-33. 2001
    ..We propose that the participation of Id in multiple fundamental traits of cancer may be the basis for unprecedented therapeutic opportunities...
  63. ncbi Prevention and treatment of amputation neuroma by an atelocollagen tube in rat sciatic nerves
    Yasuo Sakai
    Department of Orthopaedics, Shimane University School of Medicine, Izumo shi, Shimane ken, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 73:355-60. 2005
    ..The atelocollagen tube may be a promising biomaterial for the prevention or treatment of a painful amputation neuroma...
  64. pmc Role for the epidermal growth factor receptor in neurofibromatosis-related peripheral nerve tumorigenesis
    Benjamin C Ling
    Departments of Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Anatomy, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Cancer Cell 7:65-75. 2005
    ..Genetic reduction of EGFR in Nf1(+/-);p53(+/-) mice that develop sarcomas significantly improved survival. Thus, gain- and loss-of-function experiments support the relevance of EGFR to peripheral nerve tumor formation...
  65. ncbi Intrathoracic neurogenic tumors--50 years' experience in a Japanese institution
    Shin Ichi Takeda
    Department of Surgery Course of Interventional Medicine E1, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Yamada oka 2 2, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:807-12. 2004
    ..Intrathoracic neurogenic tumors are relatively uncommon, and there have been few reports regarding their entire clinical characteristics in the Asian population...
  66. ncbi Neuro-oncology in a nutshell
    Joachim M Baehring
    Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Neurooncol 68:99-100. 2004
  67. ncbi Ectopic neural and neuroendocrine neoplasms
    Mark R Wick
    Division of Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology, Department of Pathology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0214, USA
    Semin Diagn Pathol 20:305-23. 2003
    ..Practical approaches to differential diagnosis are emphasized...
  68. ncbi [Combined anterior and posterior approach in surgical treatment of tumors at the cervicothoracic junction: our experience]
    Péter Banczerowski
    Országos Idegsebészeti Tudományos Intézet, H 1145 Budapest, Amerikai ut 57
    Ideggyogy Sz 56:174-8. 2003
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  69. ncbi Bioactive constituents from three Vismia species
    Ahmed A Hussein
    Centro de Investigaciones Farmacognósticas de la Flora Panameña CIFLORPAN, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Panama, Apartado 10767, Estafeta Universitaria, Panama, Republica de Panama
    J Nat Prod 66:858-60. 2003
    ..The structure of ferruginin C was elucidated by spectroscopic means. Compounds 6-8 were the most active, and the cytotoxic activity of compounds 2-5 and 7 is reported for the first time...
  70. ncbi Role of cerebrospinal fluid diversion in posterior fossa tumor surgery
    Ehtesham Ghani
    Department of Neurosurgery, Pakistan Institute of Medical Science, Islamabad
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 13:333-6. 2003
    ..To assess the role of cerebrospinal fluid diversion in posterior fossa tumor surgery...
  71. ncbi BRAF as a melanoma susceptibility candidate gene?
    Karine Laud
    Service de Genetique, Institut Gustave Roussy, 94800 Villejuif, Cedex, France
    Cancer Res 63:3061-5. 2003
    ..Moreover, there was no significant difference in the frequency of heterozygotes for BRAF variants between melanoma cases and controls when they were compared. Our data suggest that BRAF is unlikely to be a melanoma susceptibility gene...
  72. ncbi Oral spindle cell neoplasms: a review of 307 cases
    Richard C K Jordan
    University of California San Francisco, California 94143 0424, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 95:717-24. 2003
    ..The relatively high prevalence of some tumors, such as myofibroma, likely reflects the use of immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of spindle cell tumors...
  73. ncbi Mutations in exon 11 of the c-kit gene in a myogenic tumor and a neurogenic tumor as well as in gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Utility of c-kit mutation as a prognostic biomarker for gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumor
    Rie Yasuoka
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Dig Surg 20:183-91. 2003
    ..By chance, the c-kit mutation in exon 11 was found in myogenic and neurogenic tumors as well as in GISTs. Furthermore, we studied the clinical prognostic utility of these mutations...
  74. ncbi Differential diagnosis in patients with ring-like thallium-201 uptake in brain SPECT
    Keiko Kinuya
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tonami General Hospital, Toyama, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 16:417-21. 2002
    ..This study was performed to investigate lesions with ring-like thallium-201 (201Tl) uptake and to determine whether SPECT provides any information in differential diagnosis...
  75. ncbi Gastrointestinal stromal tumours: evaluation of biological and clinical current opinions
    Gian Luigi Adani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Anestesiologiche e Radiologiche Sezione di Clinica Chirurgica Università degli Studi di Ferrara
    Chir Ital 54:127-31. 2002
    ..Tumours with a high mitotic index (> 5 mitoses/10 HPF) and measuring more than 5 cm in diameter are to be considered malignant...
  76. ncbi The survivin:Fas ratio is predictive of recurrent disease in neuroblastoma
    Anthony Sandler
    Department of Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 37:507-11. 2002
    ..The authors determined whether the ratio of survivin to Fas (S:F ratio) is predictive of recurrent disease in patients with NB. The authors previously have shown the S:F ratio is predictive of recurrent disease in pediatric renal tumors...
  77. ncbi Histopathology of laryngeal tumours
    H Roels
    N. Goormaghtigh Institute of Pathology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 46:127-39. 1992
    ..The description is based on the light microscopical and histochemical characteristics of these tumours. The relation to the clinical presentation is briefly mentioned. The correlation between the subtypes and prognosis is discussed...
  78. ncbi Best cases from the AFIP: paraganglioma of the organs of Zuckerkandl
    Daniel P Saurborn
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, 1 Deaconess Rd, West 203B, Boston MA 02215, USA
    Radiographics 23:1279-86. 2003

Research Grants2

  1. Aging, Angiogenesis, and the Neuropeptide Y (NPY) System
    Joanna Kitlinska; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. Neuropeptide Y in neuroblastoma: growth, angiogenesis and future therapeutics.
    Joanna B Kitlinska; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research will be the first to establish the role and mechanisms of NPY's actions in NBs, and determine prognostic and therapeutic values of the peptide and its Rs. ..