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PURPOSE Collagenase Clostridium histolyticum is an investigational nonsurgical treatment for Peyronie disease. In this phase 2b, double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled study we determined the safety and efficacy of collagenase C. histolyticum and assessed a patient reported outcome questionnaire. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 147 subjects were(More)
The performance of a computerized dosing aid in achieving a target serum concentration of lidocaine in the middle of the recommended therapeutic range (3.5 mg/L) was evaluated in 63 patients treated for acute ventricular arrhythmias. In all patients a serum concentration measurement was obtained shortly after starting lidocaine infusion. In 22 patients a(More)
BACKGROUND Dupuytren's contracture (DC) is a progressive fibroproliferative disorder characterized by development of nodules and collagen cords within the palmar fascia of the hand. Collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH) is currently approved in adults with DC for the nonsurgical treatment of a single palpable cord during a 30-day treatment cycle. This(More)
Orbital cellulitis is an extremely uncommon complication following cataract surgery. Herein, a patient who developed orbital cellulitis less than 24 h after undergoing cataract surgery is described. She responded well to systemic antibiotic treatment and ultimately achieved good visual acuity in the affected eye. The most likely mode of pathogen entry in(More)
We monitored cryptic herpetofauna at Savannas Preserve State Park, Florida, by combining artificial cover counts with a quantitative paradigm for constructing and calculating population indices. Weekly indices were calculated from two consecutive days of data collection each week for 7 months from mid-winter to mid-summer in three habitats. Seventeen(More)