Aleksey Novikov

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The goal of this work was the development and evaluation of an algorithm for the approximation and automatic subtraction of continuum backgrounds in laser-induced breakdown and Raman spectra. The background correction algorithm was applied to simple and complex spectra and its effect on identification accuracy was studied. Linear correlation was used for(More)
Neuromuscular respiratory failure is a rare complication of systemic immunoglobulin light chain amyloidosis. We describe a case of a 70-year-old Caucasian man with multiple myeloma who presented with worsening dyspnea. The patient was diagnosed with and treated for congestive heart failure but continued to suffer from hypercapnic respiratory insufficiency.(More)
INTRODUCTION The so-called stent-related symptoms caused mainly by detrusor overactivity due to distal ("cystic") curl of the internal stent are common among patients with this type of drainage. The need for long-term stenting makes the quality of life of cancer patients one of the challenging problems of modern urology. The aim of this study was to(More)
A 71-year-old woman with end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis, hypertension, diabetes, coronary artery disease, and ischemic cardiomyopathy, on hydralazine 300 mg daily for 2 years, presented with a new onset of vesiculobullous rash, dysphagia, odynophagia, throat pain/tightness, and hoarseness. Physical exam showed multiple vesicles in her upper and(More)
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