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Poor sperm motility is an important factor in male infertility. Preliminary results in our laboratory on a group of 19 men (10 suspected infertile men and 9 fertile donors) showed stimulation of sperm fertilizing ability after sperm washing with theophylline as demonstrated by zona free hamster egg penetration test. The egg penetration rate for the control(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the possibility of using the L4 membrane filtration device for processing of spermatozoa for intrauterine insemination and other assisted reproductive techniques. DESIGN, SETTING, PATIENTS Semen samples from 15 patients attending an infertility clinic of a tertiary referral institution and from seven fertile donors were used for the(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the role of antibiotic prophylaxis in the prevention of rebleeding in acute variceal hemorrhage. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 60 patients who underwent endoscopic therapy for bleeding esophageal varices were randomized into the prophylaxis group and the on-demand group. Patients in the prophylaxis group received antibiotic(More)
Dear Editor, We present the case of a 44-year-old man admitted with central chest pain associated with breathlessness that was not relieved by taking sublingual glyceryl nitrate. He presented with a background of old inferior infarct, dilated cardiomy-opathy and poor left-ventricular (LV) function and hyperten-sion. There was history of continued alcohol(More)
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