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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 moreExpand
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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
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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 colonicExpand
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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 squamousExpand
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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 commonExpand
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Nontraumatic clostridial myonecrosis: an infectious disease emergency.
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 rightExpand
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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 theExpand
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Ultrasonic Features of Pneumatosis Intestinalis
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 theseExpand
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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 haveExpand
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Legionnaires' disease in the postoperative patient.
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%) occurredExpand
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