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AIMS To analyse the performances of Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) and of Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) study equations to estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus with GFRs >60 ml/min and in healthy volunteers. METHODS This cross-sectional study included 111(More)
Suppurative thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein, or Lemierre syndrome, was described for the first time in 1900. The most common initial event is an infection of the oropharynx associated with thrombosis of the internal jugular vein. While it is a rare entity, Lemierre syndrome remains a disease that causes considerable morbidity and mortality,(More)
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