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Primary bilateral macronodular adrenal hyperplasia with cryptococcal meningitis that developed after laparoscopic left adrenalectomy. Outcomes may be improved by treating cryptococcus infection before removing the adrenals.

ScanCLAD study findings support the use of once-per-day tacrolimus over twice daily ciclosporin for immunosuppression after lung transplantation.

An infant with a large sacrococcygeal teratoma developed spontaneous preoperative tumor lysis syndrome, prompting use of rasburicase, aggressive management of hyperkalemia, and early resection at 40 h of life.

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Episode 5: Next-generation sequencing

Emerging biomarkers in thyroid and non-small cell lung cancers

Next-generation sequencing is a powerful tool that can identify mutations or fusions in a wide range of cancers, enabling physicians to provide targeted therapy to patients and improve outcomes. In this podcast, Professor Andrew Beggs discusses practical aspects of this technique from the clinical viewpoint.

This content is intended only for healthcare providers and was made possible by educational funding provided by Illumina, Inc., and Eli Lilly and Company.

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Case Studies

Transcranial duplex sonography is a noninvasive method used to detect Right-to-Left Shunt (RLS). In this case, Color M-mode was used  to detect an RLS as the underlying cause of a cerebral abscess in the right parietal lobe.

Primary bilateral macronodular adrenal hyperplasia with cryptococcal meningitis that developed after laparoscopic left adrenalectomy. Outcomes may be improved by treating cryptococcus infection before removing the adrenals.

Intracranial GCTs developed occult extracranial malignancy with negative tumor markers, indicating that tumor marker monitoring may need to be combined with regular follow-up abdominal imaging for early detection.

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