The in vitro proliferative response against a recombinant 65 kD Mycobacterium bovis protein that has 100% homology with the 65 kD protein of M tuberculosis was tested in synovial fluid and peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other types of chronic arthritis. An acetone precipitate (AP) of M tuberculosis, and a… (More)
OBJECTIVE To study whether stopping elastic compression stockings (ECS) after 12 months is non-inferior to continuing them for 24 months after proximal deep venous thrombosis. DESIGN Multicentre single blind non-inferiority randomised controlled trial. SETTING Outpatient clinics in eight teaching hospitals in the Netherlands, including one university… (More)
Cerebral watershed infarctions usually occur after a period of acute and severe systemic hypotension resulting in a distinctive clinical picture. We present a two year old girl who developed watershed infarctions after a near drowning accident. The clinical features and diagnostic aspects are described.