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Diagnostic Techniques

Ovarian dysplasia in prophylactic oophorectomies defined by a new morphometric procedure

L Deligdisch, MD , H Kerner MD, H Wu, PhD , J Gil, MD

Somatosensory evoked potential identification of sensorimotor cortex in removal of intracranial neoplasms

DW Rowed MD FRCSC, DA Houlden PhD

Biennial FOBT screening and mortality: 18 years of follow-up

JS Mandel PhD MPH , TR Church PhD , F Ederer MA FACE

Flourescence diagnosis of tumors by augmentation of protoporphyrin IX xenofluorescence intensities of fibrosarcoma and fibroblast cell lines cultivated on CAM

MS Ismail MD, C Phillip MD, S Strobele, C Dressler PhD, H-P Berlien MD PhD

Immunocyt TM: a new tool for the detection of transitional cell cancer of the urinary tract

M Lodde, C Mian, A Pycha, H Wiener, A Haitel, M Marberger

Improved PEP-PCR: Evaluation of reliability for microsatellite and sequencing analyses of multiple genetic loci from microdissected single or few tumor cells

A Hartmann MD, W Dietmaier PhD, S Wallinger, E Heinmoeller MD, F Hofstaedter MD , J Rueschoff MD

Rapid PCR cloning, expression and production of recombinant human interleukin-1 β(rhIL 1β) and granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (rhGM-CSF) for development of immunodiagnostics

S Lazos PhD and AS Tsiftsoglou PhD

Application of the membrane filter technique to Bromodeoxyuridine immunochemistry in exfoliative cytology

Joji Sekine, DDS, PhD , Akihiko Irie, DDS, PhD , Kazuo Sano, DDS, PhD , Katsumi Hideshima, CTI , Masataka Uehara, DDS, PhD, , Hidenori Ninomiya, DDS, PhD and Tsugio In

S-phase cell detection in smear cytology using in vitro Bromodeoxyuridine labeling - comparison of BrdU labeling indices of smears

Joji Sekine, DDS, PhD , Kazuo Sano, DDS, PhD , Masataka Uehara, DDS, PhD , Akihiko Irie, DDS, PhD , Guowu Ma, DDS , Yuji Narimatsu, DDS , Katsumi Hideshima, CTI

State-of-the-art total synthesis of camptothecin

Marco A Ciufolini PhD

Distinction by SSCP analysis of clonal immuno-globulin rearrangements

T Pusl , A Kaltstein , F Oduncu MD , G Krause PhD , K Pachmann MD

Nuclear grade in infiltrating ductal breast carcinomas

Alexandra Kalogeraki , Dimitrios Tamiolakis , Vassiliki Kozoni , Maria Tzardi , John Panayotides , John Melissas , Odysseas Zoras , Dimitrios Tsiftsis

The diagnostic test based on Fourier transform infrared (FITR) spectra of quiescent tumour cells efficiently monitors their ability to proliferate

V Kathiravan BSc , L Belbaraka MSc , S Siddiqi PhD , H Jouishomme PhD , J Phipps PhD , PTT Wong PhD , D Carrier PhD

CT analysis of the anterior mediastinal fat after left upper lobectomy

H Toei, M Furuse, T Shinozaki, Y Sohara

Pulmonary hilar lymph node metastases from lung cancer: Evaluation based on morphology at thin-section, incremental, dynamic CT

K Shimoyama MD , K Nakamura MD , K Kobayashi MD , M Fujiwara MD , K Murata MD , M Takahashi MD , R Morita MD

Diagnostic value of nuclear grooving in fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsies of the breast

Ch Psachoulia, MD , M Kardari, MD, E Kaladelfou, MD, Ch Contogiannopoulou MD, P Peristeropoulou, MD, CD Scopa , MD

Urinary steroids at time of surgery in postmeno-pausal women with breast cancer

Susan Juricskay , Istvan Szabo MD , Szilard Szabo MD

Cytologic examination to detect clear cell adeno-carcinoma of the vagina or cervix

AGJM Hanselaar MD, PhD , EA Boss MD, , LFAG Massuger MD, PhD ,JL Bernheim MD, PhD

Immunohistochemical detection of epidermal growth factor and its receptor in normal, hyperplasic and carcinomatous human prostate

M Royuela PhD , B Fraile PhD , FR Bethencourt MD , R Paniagua PhD , MP de Miguel PhD

Utility of Her-2/neu expression as a biomarker in locally advanced prostate cancer: Immuno-histochemical study with clinical and pathological correlation

JM McKiernan MD, S Sharir MD, CA Olsson, AE Katz MD and MA Rubin MD

Increase of free and total prostate-specific antigen due to digital rectal examination and transrectal ultrasound of the prostate

C Weining MD, M Schön, F Oberpenning MD, L Hertle MD, A Semjonow MD

Evaluation of fine needle percutaneous biopsy of solid renal tumors under spiral CT guidance

E Lechevallier MD, M Andre MD , D Barriol MD, L Daniel MD , C Eghazarian MD, M DeFromont MD , D Rossi MD, C Coulange MD

Molecular detection of circulating renal cancer cells via an RT-PCR assay for MN/CA9

JM McKiernan MD, AE Katz MD , DW Weiner , NH Bander MD , R Buttyan PhD and IS Sawczuk MD

Adrenal incidentaloma - analysis of 25 cases dis-covered by ultrasound

E Goncalvesova MD PhD , J Breza MD PhD , P Hnilica MD PhD , F Goncalves MD , Z Motovska MD

Visualization of peritoneal micrometastasis of gastric cancer by enhanced green fluorescent protein

K. Kaneko MD, M Yano MD, T Tsujinaka MD, S Morita MD, Mtaniguchi MD, Y Doki MD, M Inoue MD, H Shiozaki MD, M Monden MD

Age and sex effects in screening for colorectal cancer: Evidence from the Minnesota study

TR Church PhD , JS Mandel PhD MPH , F Ederer MA FACE

Immunoexpression of peptide pS2 in cutaneous carcinomas

K Aroni , EB Chatzigianni MD, ACh Lazaris, PS Davaris.

The characteristics of murine Dunn osteosarcoma cells in response to heat or dibutyryl cyclic adenosine 3', 5'-monophosphate

Masahiko Kanamori, Kazuo Yudoh, Kazuo Ohmori, Taketoshi Yasuda

DGGE detection of the TNF-α promoter polymorphisms in pediatric patients with bone tumors

A Patiño-García PhD, E Sotillo-Piñeiro BSc, L Sierrasesúmaga-Ariznabarreta PhD MD, C Modesto-Caballero PhD MD

Carcinoid tumors: comparison between somato-statin analogue and metaiodobenzylguanidine scintigraphies

Marie Nocaudie-Calzada MD, Damien Huglo MD, Bruno Carnaille PhD, Charles Proye PhD , Xavier Marchandise PhD

Production and purification of recombinant human tumor necrosis factor alpha (rhTNF-α) by the pMAL protein fusion and purification system.

AA Kritis PhD and AS Tsiftsoglou PhD

P53 gene mutations as an indicator of poor prognosis and poor response to adjuvant therapy in breast cancer patients: an prospective study

A Hartmann MD , H Blaszyk MD , F Hofstaedter MD , SS Sommer MD PhD , JS Kovach MD

Predictive value of FNAC for diagnosis of bone tumours

S Agarwal, MS, DNB, PK Agarwal, MD, MIAC, MM Goel, MD, T Chandra, MD

Blood stem cell transplantation using large volume apheresis and uncontrolled rate cryopreservation: a single center experience

WW Feremans MD, A Kentos MD, G Bastin BSc, JP Delville BSc, O Pradier MD, P Capel MD, M Lambermont PhD

Laparoscopic lymph node dissection in non-seminomatous germ cell tumours stage I and II - transperitoneal versus retroperitoneal approach

T Frede MD, M Hatzinger MD, O Seemann MD, J Rassweiler MD

Detection of circulating tumor cells and nodal metastases by reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction technique

LS Wong MD FRCS, JE Cantrill MSc, M Fahmy PhD, AG Morris PhD, IA Fraser MD FRCS

The use of a Surface plasmon resonance biosensor in antibody-based clinical studies

B Catimel, G Ritter, J Heath, RJ Simpson, AM Scott, J Cebon, S Welt, LJ Old, AW Burgess. E Nice

A silicon chip bearing copolymerized oligo-nucleotide for the screening of K-Ras mutations

E Lopez-Crapez, PhD, T Livache, PhD, G Mathis, PhD, J Marchand, MD, J Grenier, MD

Cancer drug development and evaluation: Applica-tion of the cytosensor microphysiometer

S Ekelund MSc1, P Nygren MD PhD and R Larsson MD PhD

Increased levels of urinary trypsin inhibitor in urine of subjects affected by degenerative disorders: Development of a specific ELISA test

Dr. L Cifaldi, Dr. AM Eleuteri, Prof R Tacconi, Prof E Fioretti, Dr. M Angeletti

Immunohistochemistry for the detection of human squamous cell carcinomas transplanted in nude mice using mouse monoclonal antibodies

A Tanaka DDS , K Uobe PhD , M Kawasaki DDS , H Kobayashi DDS and H Urano DDS

Electrorotation reveals dielectrophoretic variations related to HER-2/neu overexpression in breast cancer cell lines

M Cristofanilli MD , G De Gasperis PhD, L Zhang PhD, G N Hortobagyi MD , MC Hung PhD , P Gascoyne PhD

Quantification of c-erbB2 expression in breast cancer by real time RT-PCR

V Pawlowski, F Révillion PhD, L Hornez, JP Peyrat PhD, Dr Sci

What is the significance of peritoneal cytology with colorectal cancer?

Mark C Horattas MD, Maria R Evasovich MD

Comparative analysis of lymph nodes, blood and bone marrow for detection of colorectal cancer cells

J Weitz MD , P Kienle MD, A Magener MD, M Koch MD, A Schrödel, F Willeke MD, J Lacroix MD, Th Lehnert MD, Ch Herfarth MD, M

Ultrasound-guided cutting biopsy for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma

G-T Huang, J-C Sheu, P-M Yang, H-S Lee, T-H Wang, D-S Chen

Detection of isolated disseminated tumor cells in bone marrow and blood samples of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

P. Kienle MD , J Weitz MD , R Klaes , M Koch , A Benner , Lehnert Thomas , Herfarth Christian , von Knebel Doeberitz Magnus

'MSI HIGH' HNPCC tumors show length variations in 5' untranslated regions

C. Sutter, J. Gebert, M.H. Sun, D. Kube, C. Herfarth, and M. von Knebel Doeberitz