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get the gist

To understand the central, essential, or general matter of something, such as an argument, speech, concept, process, etc., without being proficient in the more specific details. A: "Did you understand what she was saying?" B: "My Japanese isn't great anymore, but I think I got the gist of it." Bob: "Are you sure you understand what's involved?" Steve: "Yeah, yeah, I get the gist."
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Frank Jiang, Chairman and CEO of CStone, commented: 'GIST is a rare disease with rising incidence rates in recent years, and PDGFRA D842V-mutant GIST patients still lack effective treatments.
Ripretinib was specifically designed to improve the treatment of patients with GIST by inhibiting a broad spectrum of mutations in KIT and PDGFR?.
The approved drugs in the GIST space target platelet-derived growth factor receptor, BCR-ABL fusion protein, vascular endothelial growth factor receptor, KIT/c-KIT, Raf kinase, and FMS-like tyrosine kinase 3.
Their histological features are similar to GIST, but their ultrastructural characteristics suggest that they originate from the myenteric plexus of Auerbach.
Cell proliferation of GIST cells was assayed using the Click-iTEdU Imaging kit (Invitrogen) according to the manufacturer's protocol.
Diagnosis of GIST is confirmed by a biopsy indicating CD117 positivity.
This is the first study on the expression of SDHB in cases of GISTs in Pakistan and we hope that expression of SDHB will become an integral part of diagnostic and treatment protocol for management of GIST.
Miettinen and Lasota found distant metastasis in more than 50% of patients with rectal GIST who had more than 5 mitoses per 50 HPF or with tumor size larger than 5 cm,[7] whereas other studies reported that on the contrary, tumor size could not be considered as a prognostic factor for rectal GIST.[27]
Articles were selected for inclusion if they (1) estimated the efficacy of sunitinib in the treatment of imatinib-resistant or imatinib-intolerant GIST patients with different genotypes; (2) were clinical trial studies; (3) contained sufficient data for evaluating odds ratios (ORs) with 95% confidence interval (CI); and (4) provided survival curves for evaluating hazard ratios (HRs) with 95% confidence interval (CI).
GIST originates from the Cajal cells, a group of cells which control gut motility.
The lesion was subsequently reported to be an ulcerated malignant ileal GIST.
Gurugram (Haryana) [India], November 14 ( ANI ): India's leading content and information solutions firm, Global Information Solutions Technology (GIST) on Tuesday announced its partnership with assessment technology company for training and education purposes, Mettl, to enhance the reach of its scholarly content and online assessment technology to higher education institutes across India.
The patient was diagnosed to have GIST metastasis and therefore was started on imatinib therapy.
Gist: This proverb describes a cunning person who plays tricks on others in order to take over their money.