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We performed MRI on 27 patients with clinically proven temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), all with prior EEG lateralisation, and 10 volunteers, studied to evaluate disparity in size arising from biological variation (group 1). Three-dimensional spoiled GRASS (3DSPGR) sequences provided 2-mm contiguous sections of the limbic system, enabling assessment of the(More)
INTRODUCTION N-terminal pro brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) is a cardiac biomarker that has recently shown to be of diagnostic value in a diagnosis of decompensated heart failure, acute coronary syndromes and other conditions resulting in myocardial stretch. We sought to study whether sepsis-induced myocardial dilation would result in an elevation of(More)
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