Sample Type / Medical Specialty: Hematology - Oncology
The diagnosis, treatment and prevention of blood diseases (hematology) and cancer (oncology) and research into them. Hematology-oncology includes such diseases as iron deficiency anemia, hemophilia, sickle cell disease, the thalassemias, leukemias and lymphomas.
3-Dimensional Simulation. This patient is undergoing 3-dimensionally planned radiation therapy in order to adequately target structures at risk while diminishing the degree of exposure to uninvolved adjacent normal structures.
Adrenalectomy & Umbilical Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic hand-assisted left adrenalectomy and umbilical hernia repair. Patient with a 5.5-cm diameter nonfunctioning mass in his right adrenal.
Anaplastic Astrocytoma - Letter
Patient seen in Neuro-Oncology Clinic because of increasing questions about what to do next for his anaplastic astrocytoma.
Anemia - Consult
Refractory anemia that is transfusion dependent. At this time, he has been admitted for anemia with hemoglobin of 7.1 and requiring transfusion.
Anemia & Leukemia Followup
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), autoimmune hemolytic anemia, and oral ulcer. The patient was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and was noted to have autoimmune hemolytic anemia at the time of his CLL diagnosis.
Aplastic Anemia Followup
Aplastic anemia. After several bone marrow biopsies, she was diagnosed with aplastic anemia. She started cyclosporine and prednisone.
Axillary Dissection & Mass Excision
Left axillary dissection with incision and drainage of left axillary mass. Right axillary mass excision and incision and drainage. Bilateral axillary masses, rule out recurrent Hodgkin's disease.
BCCa Excision - Canthus
Excision basal cell carcinoma, right medial canthus with frozen section, and reconstruction of defect with glabellar rotation flap.
BCCa Excision - Cheek
Excision of basal cell carcinoma. Closure complex, open wound. Bilateral capsulectomies. Bilateral explantation and removal of ruptured silicone gel implants
BCCa Excision - Lower Lid
Excision of large basal cell carcinoma, right lower lid, and repaired with used dorsal conjunctival flap in the upper lid and a large preauricular skin graft.