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Crimean - Congo haemorrhagic fever presenting as thrombotic microangiopathy and acute renal failure
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Concomitant pulmonary tuberculosis and tuberculous appendicitis in a recipient of a renal transplant: A case report
Introduction. Tuberculosis is still a serious infection among recipients of renal transplants. Although the ileocecal region is the most affected part in intestinal tuberculosis, acute tuberculous appendicitis is quite a ...
Corrigendum to 'Predictors of Shunt Insertion in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage' [World Neurosurgery 98 (2017) 421-426] (S1878875016312402) (10.1016/j.wneu.2016.11.092))
The authors regret that this article was published with an error in one of the author's names. The correct version is R. Shane Tubbs. The authors would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused. é 2017 Elsevier Inc.
Contributions of the fourth spinal nerve to the brachial plexus without prefixation: Laboratory investigation
Object. The intradural contributions of the C-4 nerve rootlets have not been previously evaluated for their connections to the brachial plexus. The authors undertook a cadaveric study to evaluate the C-4 contributions to ...
Cruveilhier plexus: An anatomical study and a potential cause of failed treatments for occipital neuralgia and muscular and facet denervation procedures: Laboratory investigation
Object. The nerves of the posterior neck are often encountered by the neurosurgeon and are sometimes the focus of denervation procedures for muscular, joint, or nervous pathologies. One collection of fibers in this region ...
Dietary L-arginine and cutaneous wound healing
Skin wound healing has been the subject of extensive studies and various drugs have been used in an attempt to improve wound healing. There are conflicting data regarding the effects of L-arginine, the substrate of nitric ...
Renal artery stenosis in kidney transplants: assessment of the risk factors.
Transplant renal artery stenosis (TRAS) is an important cause of hypertension and renal allograft dysfunction occurring in kidney transplant recipients. However, conflicting predisposing risk factors for TRAS have been ...
End-tidal CO(2) levels lower in subclinical and overt hypothyroidism than healthy controls; no relationship to thyroid function tests.
Hypoventilation is a frequently suspected complication of hypothyroidism.In this study we examined the hypothesis that changes in alveolar ventilation, as measured by end-tidal carbon dioxide (Et-CO(2)), differ between ...
Sulfur mustard toxicity: history, chemistry, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics.
Sulfur mustard (SM) and similar bifunctional agents have been used as chemical weapons for almost 100 years. Victims of high-dose exposure, both combatants and civilians, may die within hours or weeks, but low-dose exposure ...
Are Doppler ultrasonography parameters symmetric between the right and left kidney?
Among numerous modalities applied for evaluation of kidney diseases, Doppler ultrasonography (DU) provides information about the hemodynamic status of the kidneys. Meanwhile, the variability in DU parameters of the right ...