Anita Sullivan

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Thirty-five patients with advanced cervical cancer were treated with a combination chemotherapy regimen comprising cisplatin, vinblastine, and bleomycin (PVB). Sixty-six percent of 33 evaluable patients showed objective tumor response and complete remissions were seen in six (18%) patients. The median duration of tumor response in patients with recurrent(More)
Lactic acid concentrations in brain tissue of humans have been shown to increase with an extended agonal period. Infants and children dying from various causes are undergoing different stress conditions terminally and the postulate of this study is that natural death cases and traumatic asphyxia cases are characterized by varying agonal periods, the former(More)
A case of hypoglycemia causing a truck driver to lose control of his vehicle and his resulting traumatic asphyxia death is presented. The incident was considered suspicious in spite of poor visibility, because an experienced, healthy operator lost control in the early morning hours after a relatively short (4-h) drive. The autopsy revealed no evidence of(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with high morbidity, mortality, and health-care costs. An incomplete response to the anti-inflammatory effects of inhaled corticosteroids is present in COPD. Preclinical work indicates that 'low dose' theophylline improves steroid responsiveness. The Theophylline With Inhaled(More)
A review of 2971 cytology specimens taken during 4725 college student clinic visits yielded only 14 abnormal Pap smears suggestive of mild to moderate dysplasia. Eight of these patients had colposcopic evaluation and seven had biopsy-proven dysplasia. These findings in a low-risk population along with the recent American Cancer Society's guidelines are(More)
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