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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of partial renal shielding used in conjunction with total body irradiation (TBI) on the incidence of bone marrow transplantation nephropathy (BMT Np) seen as a late sequelae after transplantation. Of 402 patients who have undergone bone marrow transplantation (BMT) at the Medical College of Wisconsin(More)
Chronic renal failure is an acknowledged late complication of BMT. It is related to the intensive chemotherapy, radiation and supporting medications. Polymorphism in the angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) gene is associated with progression of nephropathy caused by diabetes and IgA nephropathy. We sought to determine whether ACE genotype and other clinical(More)
A 67-year-old anxious and depressed woman was withdrawn from a long-term course of a benzodiazepine and soon after was given ECT. This proved ineffective, but ECT given some months later was successful. It is suggested that the chronic administration of the benzodiazepine may have induced changes in the brain that interfered with ECT.
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