Surgery (Austin & Northern Health) - Research Publications
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Induction of Gastrin Expression in Gastrointestinal Cells by Hypoxia or Cobalt Is Independent of Hypoxia-Inducible Factor (HIF)
(ENDOCRINE SOC, 2012-07-27)
Gastrin and its precursors have been shown to promote mitogenesis and angiogenesis in gastrointestinal tumors. Hypoxia stimulates tumor growth, but its effect on gastrin gene regulation has not been examined in detail. ...
Imaging renal cell carcinoma with ultrasonography, CT and MRI
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2010-06-01)
The increased use of abdominal imaging techniques for a variety of indications has contributed to more-frequent detection of renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Ultrasonography has been used to characterize the solid versus cystic ...
Multidisciplinary Treatment and Survival of Patients with Vertebral Metastases from Thyroid Carcinoma
(MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC, 2012-02-01)
BACKGROUND: Distant metastases from differentiated thyroid carcinoma occur in up to 20% of cases and represent the most frequent cause of thyroid cancer-related death. Metastatic disease to the spine has the potential to ...
A conceptual model for analysing informal learning in online social networks for health professionals.
Online social networking (OSN) provides a new way for health professionals to communicate, collaborate and share ideas with each other for informal learning on a massive scale. It has important implications for ongoing ...
Fluid prescription practices of anesthesiologists managing patients undergoing elective colonoscopy: an observational study.
BACKGROUND: Routine fluid prescription is common practice amongst anesthesiologists caring for patients undergoing colonoscopy. However there is limited information about routine procedural fluid prescription practices of ...
Spatial morphological and molecular differences within solid tumors may contribute to the failure of vascular disruptive agent treatments
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2012-11-15)
BACKGROUND: Treatment of solid tumors with vascular disrupting agent OXi4503 results in over 90% tumor destruction. However, a thin rim of viable cells persists in the tumor periphery following treatment, contributing to ...
Analysing Health Professionals' Learning Interactions in an Online Social Network: A Longitudinal Study
(IOS PRESS, 2016-01-01)
This paper summarises a longitudinal analysis of learning interactions occurring over three years among health professionals in an online social network. The study employs the techniques of Social Network Analysis (SNA) ...
Vascular disruptive agent OXi4503 and anti-angiogenic agent Sunitinib combination treatment prolong survival of mice with CRC liver metastasis
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2016-07-26)
BACKGROUND: Preclinical research indicate that vascular disrupting agent (VDA) treatment induces extensive tumor death but also a systemic mobilization of bone marrow derived cells including endothelial progenitor cells ...