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Endovascular treatment of penetrating thoracic outlet arterial injuries
Objectives: to establish the feasibility of stent-graft treatment of penetrating thoracic outlet arterial injuries. Design: prospective study. Materials and methods: forty-one patients with penetrating injuries to the ...
Surrogate pregnancies in patients with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kustner-Hauser syndrome and severe teratozoospermia
The challenge of the case presented was threefold: congenital absent uterus (Mayer-Rokitansky-Kustner-Hauser syndrome), a request for surrogacy, and teratozoospermia in the husband (6% normal morphology according to the ...
Classification of drug-resistant tuberculosis in an epidemic area
Background: Traditionally, patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis are classified as having acquired drug-resistant or primary drug-resistant disease on the basis of a history of previous tuberculosis treatment. Only ...
Management of chyle fistulization in association with neck dissection
Chylous fistula after neck dissection is a relatively rare but potentially lethal complication. Sequelae range from severe fluid, electrolyte, and protein loss to fistula formation, skin-flap necrosis, and carotid blowout. ...
A non-resolving pneumothorax?
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Glycosylation of transferrin in alzheimer's disease and alcohol-induced dementia
Transferrin is a glycosylated metal-binding serum protein. Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin (CDT) is a marker of recent and heavy alcohol intake. A genetic variant of transferrin, TfC2, occurs with increased frequency ...
Transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Aim. To compare the Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates of adult index cases with multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis to the isolates obtained from their child contacts. Patients and methods. A 4-year prospective study ...
Protein-energy malnutrition as a risk factor for increased morbidity in long-term hemodialysis patients.
This prospective nonintervention single-center study was undertaken to investigate the role of protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) as a risk factor for morbidity in patients on long-term hemodialysis. Thirty-seven patients ...
Self-injection ictal SPECT during partial seizures
The authors compared ictal SPECT injection performed by medical personnel with self-injection ictal SPECT in six patients with refractory temporal lobe epilepsy. Self-injection was safe and started faster Self- injection ...
A comparison of the effects of quetiapine ('Seroquel') and haloperidol in schizophrenic patients with a history of and a demonstrated, partial response to conventional antipsychotic treatment
Quetiapine ('Seroquel') is a well-tolerated, novel, atypical antipsychotic with consistent efficacy in the treatment of schizophrenia. To date, no clinical studies have evaluated the effect of quetiapine in patients who ...