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Surgical problems of diverticula of the small intestine.
During a 25 year period at this medical center and the UCLA Center for Health Science, we identified 34 patients who had jejunal or ileal pseudodiverticula. Seventeen of these were treated for a more… Expand
Antibiotic-killing kinetics of group B streptococci.
Group B streptococci are uniformly susceptible to penicillin or ampicillin. Nevertheless, morbidity and mortality in newborn infants infected with group B streptococci is a major clinical problem.… Expand
The role of gastrointestinal microflora in the pathogenesis of complications of mesenteric ischemia.
Mesenteric ischemia is a catastrophic event, which has a mortality due to florid sepsis that approaches 100%. The demography of the bacterial changes has not been documented. After 72 hr of colonic… Expand
Anal cloacogenic carcinoma: classification and clinical behavior.
A retrospective study of 35 patients with anal cloacogenic carcinomas showed that the histological characteristics of the tumors were correlated with their biological behavior. The basaloid squamous… Expand
Bacteriological implications in the pathogenesis of secondary aortoenteric fistulas
The role of bacterial infection in the pathogenesis of aorto‐enteric fistula was examined by a collective review of the clinical features and bacteriology in 213 patients. The most common… Expand
Nontraumatic clostridial myonecrosis: an infectious disease emergency.
- F. Leung, A. Serota, M. Mulligan, W. L. George, S. Finegold
- Annals of emergency medicine
- 1 June 1981
A 64-year-old man presented with a history of four days of lower abdominal pain and 12 hours of cutaneous discoloration, bullae formation, and swelling of the soft tissues of abdominal wall and right… Expand
Uptake of radiolabeled leukocytes in prosthetic graft infection.
The utility of radionuclide labeled leukocytes in the demonstration of infection within vascular prostheses was examined. The infrarenal aorta was replaced with a 3 cm Dacron graft in 12 dogs. On the… Expand
Ultrasonic Features of Pneumatosis Intestinalis
- B. Sigel, J. Machi, J. R. Ramos, A. Serota, A. Robertson
- Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU
- 1 November 1985
Pneumatosis intestinalis is a relatively rare abnormality consisting of air-filled cysts usually located in the small intestine or colon. The mechanism of the disorder is not clear. Because these… Expand
LOW‐DOSE CYCLOSPORINE FOR CADAVERIC RENAL TRANSPLANTATION
Low-dose cyclosporine (CsA) plus prednisone for induction and maintenance immunosuppression were used in 106 consecutive cadaveric renal transplants. Previous reports of lower initial CsA have… Expand
Legionnaires' disease in the postoperative patient.
- A. Serota, R. Meyer, S. Wilson, P. Edelstein, S. Finegold
- The Journal of surgical research
- 1 May 1981
Abstract In the period from May 1977 through July 1980, there were 197 cases of confirmed Legionnaires' disease at the Veteran's Administration Wadsworth Medical Center; 54 cases (27%) occurred… Expand