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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], ...
Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 for treatment of open tibial fractures a prospective, controlled, randomized study of four hundred and fifty patients
Background: The treatment of open fractures of the tibial shaft is often complicated by delayed union and non-union. The objective of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the use of recombinant human bone ...
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 ...
Effects of folic acid and zinc sulfate on male factor subfertility: A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
Objective: To study the effects of folic acid and zinc sulfate treatment on semen variables in fertile and subfertile men. Design: Double-blind, placebo-controlled interventional study. Setting: Two outpatient fertility ...
Prospective evaluation of the American Urological Association symptom index and peak urinary flow rate for the followup of men with known urethral stricture disease
Purpose: We prospectively evaluated the American Urological Association (AUA) symptom index and maximum urine flow for predicting urethral stricture recurrence in men with a previous diagnosis of urethral stricture disease. ...
Therapeutic bronchoscopy for treatment-resistant COPD
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Moclobemide is effective and well tolerated in the long-term pharmacotherapy of social anxiety disorder with or without comorbid anxiety disorder
Social phobia (social anxiety disorder) is a highly prevalent and chronic disorder that is associated with significant comorbidity and disability. Despite recent advances in the pharmacotherapy of the disorder, there is a ...
Quetiapine augmentation of serotonin reuptake inhibitors in obsessive - Compulsive disorder
The augmentation of serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) with atypical antipsychotics for the management of treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is gaining increasing acceptance. Quetiapine is a novel ...
Calculation of the stability of the IS6110 banding pattern in patients with persistent Mycobacterium tuberculosis disease
The interpretation of molecular epidemiologic data of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection is dependent on the understanding of the stability and evolutionary characteristics of the DNA fingerprinting marker used to classify ...