Bruce Kole

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The aim of this study was to investigate the value of US and complementary CT in patients with suspected appendicitis, and to detect adverse outcomes of preoperative imaging. We retrospectively reviewed the data of 233 consecutive patients who underwent an appendectomy as an emergency procedure in our hospital, within a 2-year period. Our hospital policy is(More)
INTRODUCTION The authors present a 31-year-old man with a Chiari type I malformation (CM-1) occurring in conjunction with LEOPARD syndrome. He presented with severe dysphagia requiring placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube. Evaluation included magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain and cervical spine that revealed CM-1 with an(More)
PATIENT Female, 57 FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Syryngomyelia • cervical SYMPTOMS Acute respiratory insufficiency Medication: - Clinical Procedure: - Specialty: Pulmonology. OBJECTIVE Rare disease. BACKGROUND Failed planned extubation occurs in a minority of patients with acute respiratory failure requiring invasive mechanical ventilation. In patients presenting(More)
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