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Reduced activation of peripheral blood neutrophils after late-phase asthmatic responses but not in mild stable asthma
Background: Asthma is a process of chronic allergic inflammation that may be worsened by the activation of neutrophils during acute exacerbations. Objective: We investigated our hypothesis that changes in cellular activation ...
The influence of maternal age on pregnancy outcome in patients with early onset, severe pre-eclampsia
Pregnancy outcomes of women in three age categories, ≤ 19, 20-34 and ≥ 35 years, who underwent expectant management of early onset, severe pre-eclampsia were evaluated. This formed part of a prospective study involving 340 ...
Pregnancy outcome in women with prosthetic heart valves
The pregnancy outcome of 59 pregnancies in 38 women with prosthetic heart valves, managed at a tertiary referral centre from 1989-98 were reviewed. Ten women underwent valve replacement during pregnancy. The main outcome ...
Predictors of response to pharmacotherapy with citalopram in obsessive-compulsive disorder
Although serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) are the medications of choice in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), only 50-60% of patients respond to a single trial of any of these agents. Improved knowledge ...
Expectant management of severe pre-eclampsia in the mid-trimester
Objective: To determine maternal and perinatal outcomes with expectant management of severe pre-eclampsia in the mid-trimester, using a defined entry point. Design: Prospective case series. Thirty-nine women admitted from ...