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BACKGROUND/AIMS The sternocleidomastoid (SCM) partial thickness muscle flap is among the various methods described to correct parotidectomy defects, but its indications and limitations are not clearly demonstrated in several reports. This study was done to test the aesthetic outcome of this method, its indications and limitations. The technique was combined(More)
Cytosolic aconitase activity was assayed in duodenal mucosa from mice subjected to a variety of manipulations known to modulate duodenal iron status and duodenal iron absorption. No changes in cytosolic aconitase activity were observed 1 h after oral FeSO4 dosing or intramuscular desferrioxamine treatment. Three days of hypoxic exposure and two weeks(More)
— In this paper, we focus on identifying the alertness state of subjects undergoing the cortical auditory evoked potential (CAEP) hearing test. A supervised classification approach is adopted, where subjects were advised to indicate their alertness states in specified time instances. Two sets of features are considered here to represent the recorded data.(More)
A 53-year-old renal allograft recipient developed nocardial cerebral abscess. It manifested clinically with encephalitis, polycythemia, convulsions, syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) and a space-occupying lesion presenting as multiple ring shadows in the left fronto-parietal lobe on computerized tomography (CT scan) of the(More)
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