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Neurologic changes in visceral leishmaniasis (VL) are rarely reported. From January 1992 to April 1993, 111 patients with VL were seen at Soba University Hospital in Khartoum, Sudan. Fifty-two (46%) patients had neurologic symptoms or signs; the most common symptom was a sensation of burning feet. Four patients had foot drop. Five patients had deafness and(More)
In a prospective manner, we studied the effect of varicocelectomy on premature ejaculation and testicular hormonal function in patients with varicocele. Microsurgical subinguinal varicocelectomy was carried out in 73 patients with clinical varicocele associated with premature ejaculation (group 1) and compared with 56 patients without operative intervention(More)
This hospital-based, prospective study was conducted to evaluate the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and various semen parameters in infertile men. A total of 439 men presented for infertility evaluation were assessed by basic infertility evaluation measures including semen analysis and BMI calculation. The main outcome measure was the(More)
The components of electrocardiograms (ECG) of 253 workers exposed to carbon disulfide (CDS) and those of 99 controls were quantitatively measured and evaluated. ECG of the exposed workers showed a statistically significant higher prevalence of ECG pathological changes, higher P amplitude and Macruz index, longer P duration, longer both crude and corrected(More)
BACKGROUND Acute depletion of plasma fibronectin levels has been reported during and after cardiopulmonary bypass; degradation of fibronectin by proteolytic enzymes has been suggested as one of the causes. This study was designed to assess the possible preservation of fibronectin levels by aprotinin during cardiopulmonary bypass. METHODS Plasma(More)
An acute episode of a malignant hyperthermia-like syndrome is described which occurred after suxamethonium and halothane anesthesia in a 32 year old healthy male patient undergoing a tendon repair operation to his right thumb. Dantrolene therapy rapidly reversed the life threatening signs.
INTRODUCTION In April 1996, in Aswan Governorate, Egypt, an outbreak of vomiting without diarrhea, abdominal and leg pain was reported. METHODS A case-control study was conducted to determine the cause of the outbreak. 25 cases who had vomiting without diarrhea, abdominal and leg pain. Controls were randomly chosen from adjacent houses to cases and(More)
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