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Between November 1983 and January 1986, 70 patients with recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck were treated with simultaneous cisplatin (20 mg/m2 for 5 consecutive days) and 5-fluorouracil (400-200 mg/m2 by iv push for 5 consecutive days) every 3 weeks. Sixty-seven patients were fully evaluable. The major toxic effect was myelosuppression,… (More)
With the objectives of dengue prevention, health promotion, and action-based research, two experiments were conducted in pilot areas of Buenos Aires and Vicente López, Argentina. In each area, community, government, and non-governmental references were identified. The study included an entomological survey (with ovitraps), environmental survey (with field… (More)
The authors examined 186 professional and 300 occasional divers finding 12 cases of sudden deafness and 3 cases of real hearing fluctuations. Supporting and producing factors are described, pathogenical hypotesis are formulated and medical therapy is suggested.
The authors present the selective catheterization of the veins of the neck and mediastinum via the subclavian vein. Benefits and complications of the technique are discussed. The subclavian approach is very helpfull and technique of choice when the femoral route is not available.
The authors describe the technique employed for selective catheterization of the main mediastinal trunks and the veins of the brachiocephalic and cervicocephalic regions by means of the subclavian approach. The importance and advantages of this procedure as an alternative to the femoral approach, especially if this is contra-indicated, are emphasized.