Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 24, 2007
Massive necrosis after trans-catheter treatment is more common in the presence of tumor capsule
In a study led by Dr. Roberto Miraglia from the Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies, predictive factors of tumor response to trans-catheter treatment in cirrhotic patients with hepatocellular carcinoma were evaluated.

Age, burden, divorce and heavy tea consumption are significant risk factors for erosive esophagitis
A cross-sectional survey, led by Dr. You-Ming Li, in a cluster random sample found that old age, being male, having a moderate working burden, being divorced/widowed and heavy tea consumption remained significant independent risk factors for erosive esophagitis.
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