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OBJECTIVE To present five cases of the rare solid and papillary neoplasm of the pancreas with pathological correlation and review of the literature. PATIENTS AND METHODS Five patients (all female, two Caucasian, one Philipino and two Hispanic) with solid and papillary neoplasm of the pancreas were reviewed. Four patients were under 28 years of age but one(More)
OBJECTIVES: Inflammatory mediators appear to play key role in the development of adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in critically ill patients. Cytokines involved in the early phase include tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFa) and selected interleukins. Experimental infusion of TNFa has been shown to cause ARDS and increased concentration of cytokines(More)
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