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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 ...
Solitary pulmonary nodule evaluation with 99mTc-methoxy isobutyl isonitrile in a tuberculosis-endemic area
High prevalence of tuberculosis increases the odds for nonmalignant solitary pulmonary nodules (SPNs). Positron emission tomography (PET) using 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose is the method of choice for the identification of ...
A pilot study of deep sclerectomy with implantation of chromic suture material as a collagen implant: Medium-term results
Aims: A pilot study of the safety and efficacy of deep sclerectomy with a chromic suture implant (DSCI) for open angle glaucoma. Methods: This prospective trial involved 23 eyes of 16 consecutive patients with uncontrolled ...
Relationship between zona pellucida-induced acrosome reaction, sperm morphology, sperm-zona pellucida binding, and in vitro fertilization
Objective: To evaluate the possible relationships between sperm morphology, acrosome responsiveness to solubilized human zona pellucida, and sperm-zona binding potential among  consecutive andrology referrals and  ...
Clonogenic growth patterns correlate with chemotherapy response in acute myeloid leukaemia
Cytosine arabinoside and anthracycline-containing regimens induce remission in upwards of 60% of previously untreated patients with adult acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). Despite this, in addition to primary drug resistance, ...
Delayed pericardial effusion following stab wounds to the chest
Introduction: Delayed pericardial effusion following penetrating cardiac trauma has not been commonly reported, and the exact incidence remains unknown. It was more common before 1960, when pericardiocentesis was still a ...
No clinical benefit of adding cisapride to pantoprazole for treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
Objective Although a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) and a prokinetic drug are often combined for the medical treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), there are few well-conducted clinical studies on the efficacy ...
Postmenopausal bleeding: A diagnostic approach for both private and public sectors
Objective: To assess the optimal diagnostic approach to women with postmenopausal bleeding by comparing transvaginal ultrasound and endometrial sampling with office hysteroscopy. Methods: A prospective collective study was ...
Effect of fibroids on fertility in patients undergoing assisted reproduction: A structured literature review
Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate the current data to understand the impact of intramural leiomyomata on pregnancy outcome in assisted reproduction. Patients and Methods: In this review, articles were found ...
Absence of human herpesvirus-8 DNA in Kaposi's sarcoma following postmastectomy lymphoedema
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