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Three neonates with lung abscess unresponsive to antibiotic therapy underwent successful resection of infected lobes with the aid of one-lung anesthesia. This was accomplished by selective endobronchial intubation of the opposite lung and obstruction of the ipsilateral main bronchus with a Fogarty balloon-tipped catheter. This valuable technique provides(More)
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has become an increasingly popular non-invasive radiological diagnostic procedure, with several distinct advantages over computerised tomography (CT). The images are produced using a strong (1.5-Tesla) magnetic field and radiofrequency (RF) pulses. Due to the effects of the strong magnetic field, certain groups of patients(More)