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BACKGROUND Continuous monitoring of intracranial pressure (ICP) still plays a key role in the management of patients at risk from intracranial hypertension. Numerous ICP-measuring devices are available. The aim of the present study was to investigate the clinical characteristics and the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compatibility of the recently(More)
We report a case of venous oxygen embolism in a 33-yr-old healthy woman after irrigation of a vulvar abscess with 25 ml of 3% hydrogen peroxide. Venous oxygen embolism was diagnosed by the development of sudden hypoxia associated with a decrease in end-tidal carbon dioxide concentration from 5.3 kPa to 3.2 kPa, and a 'mill-wheel' sound on cardiac(More)
Editor—We read with great interest the recent editorial wherein Martinez and Fletcher 1 discussed the analgesic effects of i.v. and perineural administration of dexamethasone, after publication of a single recent trial. 2 After performing a systematic search in the PUBMED, CENTRAL, Embase, and Google Scholar TM databases without language restriction, we(More)
In academia, there is a growing acceptance of sharing the final electronic version of graduate work, such as a thesis or dissertation, in an online university repository. Though previous studies have shown that journal editors are willing to consider manuscripts derived from electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs), faculty advisors and graduate students(More)
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