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A comparison of low-dose heparin with low-molecular-weight heparin as prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism after major trauma.
BACKGROUND Patients who have had major trauma are at very high risk for venous thromboembolism if they do not receive thromboprophylaxis. We compared low-dose heparin and a low-molecular-weightExpand
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'Chyloma': a persistent post-traumatic collection in the left supraclavicular region.
A patient with traumatic disruption of the thoracic duct resulting in a chylothorax and a 'chyloma' in the left supraclavicular region is described. Supradiaphragmatic ligation of the thoracic ductExpand
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Villous adenoma of the duodenum. A case report and review of the literature.
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Safety of outpatient arterial stenting.
OBJECTIVE To assess the safety of performing iliac arterial stenting as an outpatient procedure. METHODS Retrospective analysis of safety including all patients referred for elective iliac arterialExpand
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The incidence of radiation pneumonitis as a result of single fraction upper half body irradiation
The incidence of radiation pneumonitis was determined in 43 patients following a single fraction half body (UHB) irradiation. Radiographs taken before and at least 4 months after UHB treatment wereExpand
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Physiological and radiographic assessment during the development of pulmonary radiation fibrosis.
Repeated regional measurements of pulmonary blood flow and ventilation were performed in 25 patients irradiated for breast cancer. Patients were studied before and at varying times after (16 to 47Expand
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Traumatic Intimal Tear of the Renal Artery Treated by Insertion of a Palmaz Stent
A renal artery intimal injury induced by blunt trauma in a 23-year-old man was treated by percutaneous placement of a Palmaz endovascular stent. The patient was placed on anticoagulation for 2 monthsExpand
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Variation in measurement of coronary lesions on 35 and 70 mm angiograms.
Inter- and intraobserver variability in the measurement of coronary artery stenosis using 35 mm cine and 70 mm spot film angiography was examined. Three experienced observers measured 52 lesions onExpand
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Transluminal angioplasty: results in high-risk patients with advanced peripheral vascular disease.
The role of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in treating advanced peripheral vascular disease is unknown. The authors therefore reviewed the experience of Sunnybrook Medical Centre in TorontoExpand
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