Chiharu Wickremesinghe

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A prospective study of candida esophagitis was undertaken to determine the spectrum of this disease in a general hospital. During 1 year, in 370 consecutive endoscopies, 27 patients with Candida esophagitis were detected. The diagnosis was established by finding white plaques on endoscopy, yeast organisms on microscopic examination of a direct smear from(More)
In previous work, we have shown the Sodium/Potassium/2 Chloride Cotransporter (NKCC1) to be a key effector of lens fiber cell volume regulation. Since others have shown that the activity of NKCC1 is regulated via its phosphorylation status, the purpose of this study was to investigate whether NKCC1 phosphorylation can be modulated in organ cultured bovine(More)
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