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Shaan S Patel, Evan D Sheppard, Herrick J Siegel, Brent A Ponce
Cancer patients rely on patient education materials (PEMs) to gather information regarding their disease. Patients who are better informed about their illness have better health outcomes. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recommends that PEMs be written at a sixth- to seventh-grade reading level. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the readability of online PEMs of bone and soft-tissue sarcomas and related conditions. We identified relevant online PEMs from the following websites: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, academic training centers, sarcoma specialists, Google search hits, Bonetumor...
January 2015: American Journal of Orthopedics
S Van de Perre, F M Vanhoenacker, C Geniets, P Van Dyck, J Gielen, I Samson, P M Parizel
Diagnostic imaging plays a pivotal role in the initial detection, characterization, pre-operative assessment and long term follow-up of malignant bone tumors. The purpose of this brief review is to discuss the specific role of the different imaging modalities in the diagnostic work-up of malignant bone tumors. The imaging features, with emphasis on standard radiography, allowing differentiation, of malignant bone tumors, will be highlighted.
September 2006: JBR-BTR: Organe de la Société Royale Belge de Radiologie (SRBR)
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