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A rose by any name surely does smell just as sweetly: The controversy over revised nomenclature for encapsulated follicular variant papillary carcinoma

surgical treatment without need for total thyroidectomy and its inherent greater surgical risk. Thus, a thyroid nodule with an indeterminate cytopathology (AUS, FLUS) or even one that is definitely PTC but only 1 cm or less, would not demand total thyroidectomy, and lobectomy alone would suffice according to the current ATA Guidelines. The arguments raised for these EFVPTC tumors are similar to those for papillary microcarcinoma, and the guidelines also allow for not administering radioiodine for ablation of these low-risk tumors. A non-aggressive treatment approach is

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Timing of anticoagulation for portal vein thrombosis in liver cirrhosis: A US hepatologist’s perspective

sectional and epidemiologic data support the intuitive argument that PVTs which are completely occlusive and have greater extension ( i . e ., mesenteric involvement) are associated with higher morbidity, increased technical difficulty during liver transplantation, and increased mortality after liver transplantation.[ 5 , 6 ] More intriguingly, a highly criticized but randomized controlled trial in patients at high risk for PVT using enoxaparin in prevention of PVT over the course of a year showed that low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) was not only highly effective at

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Dietary cholesterol and egg yolk should be avoided by patients at risk of vascular disease

is described on Wikipedia as follows: “Propaganda is a form of communication that is aimed towards influencing the attitude of a community toward some cause or position by presenting only one side of an argument. Propaganda is usually repeated and dispersed over a wide variety of media in order to create the chosen result in audience attitudes. As opposed to impartially providing information, propaganda, in its most basic sense, presents information primarily to influence an audience. Propaganda often presents facts selectively (thus possibly lying by omission

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