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BACKGROUND To validate a new practical Sepsis Severity Score for patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAIs) including the clinical conditions at the admission (severe sepsis/septic shock), the origin of the cIAIs, the delay in source control, the setting of acquisition and any risk factors such as age and immunosuppression. METHODS The(More)
BACKGROUND Ectopic intrahepatic gallbladder is a rare phenomenon. Gallbladder duplication is an even rarer phenomenon. Pathological processes are more common in congenital anomalies of the gall bladder than normal gallbladders due to poor drainage. CASE REPORT We present a case of duplex gallbladder with one component intrahepatic and the other(More)
Theophylline pharmacokinetics were studied in 16 black Zimbabwean volunteers aged 20-41 years. Following a single intravenous dose of 5 mg/kg, four serum levels were collected over 24 h. Data were analyzed using a one-compartment open model. The correlation coefficient was 0.995 +/- 0.004. The mean extrapolated peak level was 8.5 +/- 0.9 mg/L. The mean(More)
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