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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 ...
Prediction of functional reserves after lung resection: Comparison between quantitative computed tomography, scintigraphy, and anatomy
Background and Objectives: We prospectively compared five techniques to estimate predicted postoperative function (ppo F) after lung resection: recently proposed quantitative CT scans (CT), perfusion scans (Q), and three ...
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 ...
Depressive symptoms at baseline predict fewer negative symptoms at follow-up in patients with first-episode schizophrenia
There is uncertainty regarding the prognostic value of depressive symptoms in schizophrenia, having previously been associated with both favourable and poor outcome. This study investigated the relationship between baseline ...