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Complications and cost associated with parenteral nutrition delivered to hospitalized patients through either subclavian or peripherally-inserted central catheters.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is typically delivered through catheters inserted into the superior vena cava (SVC) via a subclavian or internal jugular vein approach. AExpand
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Resection of the liver for colorectal carcinoma metastases
In this review of a collected series of patients undergoing hepatic resection for colorectal metastases, 100 patients were found to have survived greater than five years from the time of resection.Expand
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Positive end-expiratory pressure.
  • A. Al-Jurf
  • Medicine
  • Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics
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The sternalis muscle
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Malignant melanoma in childhood and adolescence.
A retrospective chart review of 25 patients under the age of 20 years with malignant melanoma, diagnosed between the years 1938 and 1984 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, wasExpand
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Longterm central venous access in gynecologic cancer patients.
BACKGROUND To assess the utility and safety of three different longterm indwelling intravenous catheters in patients with gynecologic malignancies. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective review was performedExpand
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Factors influencing survival in bilateral breast cancer
One Hundred And Four Patients With Bilateral Breast Cancers, Detected Clinically, Were Studied. Patients With Synchronous Lesions Experienced The Worst Survival. Lymph Node Metastases In The SecondExpand
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Preoperative sonographic diagnosis of gallbladder torsion: report of two cases
Acute torsion of the gallbladder is increasingly seen in clinical practice in the elderly population. Delay in surgical treatment may be fatal. In this report, we describe two cases of torsion of theExpand
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Sonography of acute appendicitis: a critical review.
In 20% of the cases of acute appendicitis, especially in children, the elderly, and ovulating women, the findings are atypical. The radiographic procedures used to aid in the diagnosis have not beenExpand
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