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Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) presents with fever, dyspnoea, pleuritic chest pain and hypoxia. The diagnosis can be made from radiological appearances on chest radiograph and CT scan correlated with histological findings following biopsy. We present a 52-year-old gentleman undergoing treatment for high grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma who(More)
In order to assess the feasibility and outcome of using prehospital thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction in a rural community, we performed an open randomized study of patients with symptoms of acute myocardial infarction of less than 6 hours. One hundred and forty-five patients with acute myocardial infarction were allocated to receive IV(More)
221 Background: Preoperative systemic treatment is commonly employed for women with locally advanced breast cancer. Women with early-stage breast cancer, whose resections may be delayed for 30 to 60 days while they undergo preoperative evaluation, may benefit from receiving preoperative endocrine therapy while awaiting surgery. One rationale for not(More)
BACKGROUND Intra-abdominal infections (IAI) constitute a common reason for hospitalization. However, there is lack of standardization in empiric management of (1) anaerobes, (2) enterococci, (3) fungi, and (4) multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO). The recommendation is to institute empiric coverage for some of these organisms in "high-risk(More)
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