After January 1, 2008, however, when serial observation
expanded to include septated cysts (because published data confirmed these masses to have low malignant potential), positive predictive value improved to 24.7%.
The potential for malignant transformation is low and serial observation
with photographic documentation is indicated.
Prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by Streptococcus constellatus infection complicated with perivalvular abscess: serial observation
by transesophageal echocardiography: a case report.
at smaller intervals are recommended especially when rapid progression of jaundice is expected as in blood group incompatibility, cephalhaematoma or subapeneurotic haemorrhage4.
Her treatment had included serial observations
, reflux therapy with a proton pump inhibitor twice daily, and allergy treatment.
Although cTnI and cTnT concentrations have been shown to be negatively biased when heparin plasma has been used vs serum as a sample for some troponin assays (16), the findings of this study, based on serial observations
, were unlikely to be influenced by the specimen collection tube used.