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A population-based cohort study demonstrates that high HMG-CoA reductase expression is associated with less aggressive tumor characteristics in primary breast cancer patients.
In a systematic review and meta-analysis, non-obese recipients have better outcome following renal transplantation than those with a body mass index (BMI) over 30, highlighting the importance of reaching a healthy weight before transplantation.
Specific highly expressed microRNAs in lymph nodes identify neck metastases in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), suggesting these microRNAs could be used as prognostic biomarkers to manage HNSCC patients in the clinical setting.
Investigating the collection and assessment of patient reported outcome data amongst surgical hospital admissions
Conducting a RCT in an emergency surgery setting is challenging, particularly in capturing baseline patient reported outcome (PRO) data; results suggest that collection of baseline PRO data amongst unplanned admissions in general surgery is feasible, though methods to optimise retention need to be considered.
Prompt recognition and treatment of sepsis is essential to reduce mortality risk; in this forum article, clinicians and researchers working in sepsis care discuss the importance of early detection, and special considerations in different patient groups.
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