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The most common anatomical sites of arterial injury in the extremities: A review of 75 angiographically-proven cases
The incidence of vascular injury has increased worldwide. In an attempt to quantitate the specific arteries most commonly involved in the extremities, we reviewed 75 patients with extremity trauma who were evaluated with ...
Massive diminution of the cervical spine: One case report
The authors report a 13-year-old female with shunted hydrocephalus who when evaluated for neck pain, was found to have not only fusion of cervical vertebrae but significant diminution of the cervical spine. Following our ...
Hypophosphatemic encephalopathy in a CAPD patient.
Severe refeeding hypophosphatemia has been reported in infants and adults on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. We report an episode of transient encephalopathy and cardiac suppression in a diabetic, malnourished ...
Comparison of transplanted kidney function in patients on two different doses of mycophenolate mofetil.
Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF), an immunosuppressant that is widely used in renal transplant recipients, is associated with several dose-dependent hematologic and gastrointestinal side effects that lead to drug dose reduction ...
Do mechanical fluid laws dictate the branching pattern of the renal artery?
Anatomy of the renal artery is an important issue in the renal transplantation era. Multi-detector computed tomography angiography (MDCTA) is an accurate modality for the preoperative assessment of live renal donors, and ...
Crimean - Congo haemorrhagic fever presenting as thrombotic microangiopathy and acute renal failure
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Efficacy of high-dose trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazol prophylaxis on early urinary tract infection after renal transplantation.
Urinary tract infection (UTI), a major cause of morbidity in renal transplant recipients, has also been found to increase mortality. The first month post-kidney transplantation is considered the critical time, with most ...