During a tumor resection surgery, a small piece of tissue is removed and sent to the Intraoperative Frozen Section Pathology Lab for rapid analysis, leaving the entire OR to wait for the final "judgement call". Whether to remove the nodule only or to perform a total resection. Surgeons urgently need the pathological diagnosis to determine the next step.
Mr. Li, a 42-year-old man with a slight build, had a sudden heart attack and a stent was placed. In the post-operative examination, he was found to have abnormal lipids reading (LDL-C: 4.68 mmol/L), and was required by his doctor to control his blood lipids level and to have the anticoagulation treatment. Mr. Li was rather confused. Why is lipid control necessary for the treatment of heart attack? How to lower lipids and what tests are needed? How low should the level be maintained at?
Xiao Wang was especially happy at the banquet. He ate a large amount of BBQ food and drank 250-300 grams of 53-degree liquor. Less than 2 hours after the dinner, Xiao Wang started to feel severe stubbing pain in his abdomen with excessive sweating.