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Racial and ethnic variations in incidence and pattern of malignancies after kidney transplantation
Malignancies are a well-recognized complication of renal transplantation. Although the problem is well studied in developed countries, less is known about it in developing countries. Although geographic and ethnic variations ...
Utility of rapid on-site evaluation of transbronchial needle aspirates
Background: Rapid on-site evaluation has been proposed as a method to improve the yield of transbronchial needle aspiration. Objectives: This study investigated whether on-site analysis facilitates routine diagnostic ...
Kaposi's sarcoma in kidney transplant recipients: A 23-year experience
Background: Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a relatively common malignancy after kidney transplantation, accounting for up to 80% of all malignancies in developing countries. Aim: To assess the frequency of KS in renal transplant ...
Bicalutamide ('Casodex') 150mg in addition to standard care in patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer: Updated results from a randomised double-blind phase III study (median follow-up 5.1y) in the early prostate cancer programme
Trial 24 is one of three placebo-controlled trials within the ongoing bicalutamide ('Casodex'+) Early Prostate Cancer (EPC) programme evaluating bicalutamide 150mg/day in addition to radical prostatectomy, radiotherapy or ...
Penetrating civilian craniocerebral gunshot wounds: A protocol of delayed surgery
OBJECTIVE: Several factors have led to our unique approach of delayed definitive debridement. We wanted to evaluate the effectiveness of our management and compare it with the existing data in the literature. METHODS: We ...
Large pericardial effusions due to systemic lupus erythematosus: A report of eight cases
The aim of this study was to describe the clinical, echocardiographic and laboratory characteristics of large pericardial effusions and cardiac tamponade secondary to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). An ongoing prospective ...
The man who turned bad
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Positive and negative symptoms in affected sib pairs with schizophrenia: Implications for genetic studies in an African Xhosa sample
Careful phenotyping and the identification of subtypes of schizophrenia can contribute significantly to the success of genetic studies in schizophrenia. The phenomenology of schizophrenia in affected sib pairs has been ...
Neurological abnormalities in first-episode schizophrenia: Temporal stability and clinical and outcome correlates
Objective: Neurological abnormalities in subjects with schizophrenia have been regarded as diagnostically non-specific and non-localising. This study assessed the temporal stability of neurological abnormalities in subjects ...
Hoarding in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Clinical and genetic correlates
Objective: Hoarding may be an important symptom dimension in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Hoarding in OCD has been associated with poor insight, poorer response to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors than other ...