Dev Maharaj

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OBJECTIVES To study the relationship of dyslipidemia and serum uric acid with the risk of myocardial infarction among the hypertensive type 2 diabetic and non-diabetic patients of Trinidad. METHODS Data were obtained from the hospital records of 672 adults who were treated for hypertension in public health clinics in Trinidad. RESULTS The prevalence of(More)
The influence of sternal marrow aspiration, iliac crest marrow aspiration, and iliac crest bone biopsy on bone scan appearances was examined. Eighteen patients were scanned a mean of 9.9 days after sternal marrow aspiration with a Salah needle (diameter 1.2 mm). Only one patient had an abnormality at the biopsy site. Bone scans obtained in 9 patients a mean(More)
Aluminium balance studies were carried out on eight patients with various immunological disorders who were receiving plasma exchange with albumin solutions known to be contaminated with aluminium. Four patients with impaired renal function (creatinine clearance less than 50 ml/min) retained between 60% and 74% of the aluminium infused during a single plasma(More)
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