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Cytokine production in patients with tuberculous pericarditis
SETTING: An academic hospital in the Western Cape, South Africa. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate cytokine production (interferon-gamma [IFN-γ], interleukin-1 [IL-1], interleukin-2 [IL-2], interleukin-6 [IL-6], interleukin-10 [IL-10], ...
Phase II trial of ZD0473 as second-line therapy in mesothelioma
A phase II, open-label, non-comparative, multicentre trial of the platinum analogue ZD0473 as second-line therapy for pleural mesothelioma has been completed. The objectives were to evaluate the activity and tolerability ...
The optimal dosage of ketanserin for patients with severe hypertension in pregnancy
Objective: To establish the optimal dosage of ketanserin in the treatment of severe hypertension in pregnancy. Study design: A double blind prospective randomised controlled trail, comparing 10mg ketanserin given as ...
Tuberculosis meningitis and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children
The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children who recovered from tuberculous meningitis (TBM) as part of an ongoing TBM research project. During ...
Prediction of functional reserves after lung resection: Comparison between quantitative computed tomography, scintigraphy, and anatomy
Background and Objectives: We prospectively compared five techniques to estimate predicted postoperative function (ppo F) after lung resection: recently proposed quantitative CT scans (CT), perfusion scans (Q), and three ...