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Diazepam and hyoscine are known to have amnesic effects when administered intravenously. Nevertheless, they achieve these effects by entirely different neurochemical mechanisms, and so the question arises whether they can be differentiated in terms of their effects upon different categories of encoding operations. Sixteen normal volunteers received… (More)
In a follow-up study of 1289 alcoholics 6-9 years after treatment, 52 had died by violent means. Suicide and homicide were the leading causes of violent death, with deaths in fires and pedestrian accidents also occurring with some frequency.
Outpatient transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) was performed in 10 children and adolescents (aged 3 to 19.5 years, mean 13.5 years; weight 12 to 91 kg, mean 49 kg), including two with Down's syndrome and one with autism, for diagnostic evaluation of issues unresolved by transthoracic echo examination (TTE). Issues for TEE: evaluation for atrial septal… (More)
A case of adenosquamous carcinoma of the renal pelvis is reported, associated with multiple staghorn calculi, occurring in a 35-year-old woman. A review of the literature revealed only two previously reported cases. It is postulated that chronic irritation from the renal calculi had induced squamous and glandular metaplasia with subsequent adenosquamous… (More)
Fibrocystic breast disease is characterized by breast pain, lumpiness or cysts. The few patients who have atypia on breast biopsy are at substantially increased risk for the development of breast cancer. Management of fibrocystic breast disease involves monitoring for breast cancer by repeated physical and mammographic examinations. Alleviation of symptoms… (More)