Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2017

  • A Review of the Molecular Pathways of Oncogenic HPV and Targeted the Rapies in Carcinoma of the Uterine Cervix

    Boniface Uji Ago

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 25 February 2017
    Accepted: 25 March 2017
    Published: 12 April 2017
    Abstract: Cervical carcinoma is a preventable disease based on its etiopathogenesis. This relies highly on its prompt diagnosis and treatment based on effective screening and treatment methods. Knowledge of its molecular pathways will drive the use of targeted therapies in the treatment of the disease. The objectives of this review are: to explore the biolog... Show More
  • Comparison of Radiology and Histopathology in Thymic Epithelial Tumours

    Blane Gordon McMillan, Sanjeet Avtaar Singh, Sudeep Das De, Alan Kirk

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 7-14
    Received: 24 February 2017
    Accepted: 28 March 2017
    Published: 17 April 2017
    Abstract: Tumours of the thymus gland have a limited evidence base due to their low incidence rate. The Masaoka-Koga staging system has been known as the strongest prognostic indicator for both survival and recurrence of thymic tumours but there is no standardised way to assess clinical staging in pre-operative images. As appropriate staging can influence pa... Show More