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Background. To better describe the clinical, biological, and the outcome of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) with, at the initial presentation, bone marrow fibrosis (MF). Patients and Methods. From January 2001 to January 2007, 16 eligible patients with NHL and MF were retrieved from the Pathology Department of the University hospital of Amiens. Median age of(More)
An experimental study of portal and inferior vena-caval clamping in the dog showed the respective roles of splanchnic blood sequestration and inferior vena-caval blood sequestration in the onset of the hemo-dynamic disturbances caused by vascular exclusion of the liver, with severe arterial hypotension. Stasis in the inferior vena cava is corrected by a(More)
PURPOSE This study analysed the clinical and para-clinical criteria that may allow surgeons and emergency physicians to take a decision regarding the surgery of acute appendicitis. METHODS A retrospective analysis was conducted on 284 acute appendicitis patients who underwent surgery between January 2007 and December 2009 in our institution. The(More)
BACKGROUND Early recognition of left-sided congestive heart failure (CHF) in dogs with degenerative mitral valve disease (DMVD) is important because it influences medical therapy, timing of follow-up, and outcome. HYPOTHESIS Pulmonary vein diameter-to-pulmonary artery diameter ratio (PV/PA) measured by echocardiography can predict CHF. ANIMALS(More)
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