Kien T Mai


Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada


  1. Mai K, Gulavita P, Lai C, Swift J, Levac J, Olberg B, et al. Topographic Distribution of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma by Mapping in Coronal Sections of 125 Consecutive Thyroidectomy Specimens. Int J Surg Pathol. 2014;22:303-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Bilaterality was frequently observed in tumors associated with random PTC foci, whereas, the EN group tended to be unilateral and was not associated with random foci. ..
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    Mai K, Dhamanaskar P, Belanger E, Stinson W. Hybrid chromophobe renal cell neoplasm. Pathol Res Pract. 2005;201:385-9 pubmed
    ..They were of smaller size than RCC and were associated with a favorable prognosis. ..
  3. Mai K, Ball C, Swift J, A Flood T, Belanger E. Novel technique of sampling the urinary bladder for urothelial carcinoma specimens. Int J Surg Pathol. 2015;23:202-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The technique was validated by comparing with results of current technique. ..
  4. Mai K, Truong L, Ball C, Williams P, Flood T, Belanger E. Invasive urothelial carcinoma exhibiting basal cell immunohistochemical markers: A variant of urothelial carcinoma associated with aggressive features. Pathol Res Pract. 2015;211:610-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study further supports categorizing invasive UCs into these subtypes with different biological behaviors, possibly contributing to better therapeutic strategies. ..
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    Mai K, Elkeilani A, Veinot J. Mixed epithelial and stromal tumour (MEST) of the kidney: report of 14 cases with male and PEComatous variants and proposed histopathogenesis. Pathology. 2007;39:235-40 pubmed
    ..Melanocytic differentiation of the stroma may occur which represents the PEComatous variant. MESTs in males were histopathologically slightly different from those in females due to the different hormonal milieu. ..
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    Mai K, Teo I, Robertson S, Marginean E, Islam S, Yazdi H. Immunostaining as a diagnostic aid in cytopathologic study of upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma. Acta Cytol. 2009;53:611-8 pubmed
    ..Combined soft and hard criteria will increase sensitivity to 83%. ..
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    Mai K, Bokhary R, Yazdi H, Thomas J, Commons A. Reduced HBME-1 immunoreactivity of papillary thyroid carcinoma and papillary thyroid carcinoma-related neoplastic lesions with Hürthle cell and/or apocrine-like changes. Histopathology. 2002;40:133-42 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study is to correlate papillary thyroid carcinoma with positive and negative immunoreactivity for HBME with the histopathological features...
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    Mai K, Belanger E. Perivascular epithelioid cell tumour (PEComa) of the soft tissue. Pathology. 2006;38:415-20 pubmed
  9. Mai K, Kohler D, Belanger E, Robertson S, Wang D. Sporadic clear cell renal cell carcinoma with diffuse cytokeratin 7 immunoreactivity. Pathology. 2008;40:481-6 pubmed publisher
    ..CRCC characterised by diffuse CK7 positivity represents a distinct type of CRCC with characteristic histopathological and immunohistochemical features. ..

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  1. Mai K, Teo I, Al Moghrabi H, Marginean E, Veinot J. Calretinin and CD34 immunoreactivity of the endometrial stroma in normal endometrium and change of the immunoreactivity in dysfunctional uterine bleeding with evidence of 'disordered endometrial stroma'. Pathology. 2008;40:493-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This alteration appears to be an expansion of the stroma of the BL into the FL, resulting in a 'disordered endometrial stroma'. ..
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    Mai K, Thomas J, Yazdi H, Commons A, Lamba M, Stinson A. Pathologic study and clinical significance of Hürthle cell papillary thyroid carcinoma. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2004;12:329-37 pubmed