Christina San San Tan

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We describe nine patients with underlying hematologic cancer in whom primary cutaneous aspergillosis developed at the sites of Hickman intravenous catheters. Our patients, 17 to 74 years of age, were all immunocompromised either from their primary disease or from chemotherapy, and the Hickman catheters had been placed to provide venous access for(More)
BACKGROUND Since September 18, 2012, public health officials have been investigating a large outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections in patients who received epidural, paraspinal, or joint injections with contaminated lots of methylprednisolone acetate. Little is known about infections caused by Exserohilum rostratum, the predominant(More)
Ramadan is the holy month for Muslims whereby they fast from predawn to after sunset and is observed by all healthy Muslim adults as well as a large population of type 2 diabetic Muslims.To determine the comparative effectiveness of various strategies that have been used for type 2 diabetic Muslim who fast during Ramadan.A systematic review and network(More)
The history of coronary angioplasty began with the groundbreaking work of Andreas Grüntzig, who was the first to use balloon-expandable catheters for the treatment of flow-limiting atherosclerotic coronary artery lesions. Thereafter, early investigators tested self-expanding springs as a solution to abrupt closure and restenosis seen with balloon(More)
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