Gwen Alofaituli Sale

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We identified 10 patients who developed cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis after HSCT during a 14-year period. The median day of diagnosis of CMV retinitis after transplantation was day 251 (range, days 106--365). CMV retinitis was associated with CMV serostatus of donor or recipient (P=0.01), CMV reactivation before day 100 (P=0.007), delayed lymphocyte(More)
Apart from one report of phimosis, involvement of the penis has not been reported as a complication of chronic GVHD. We report a patient with recurrent chronic GVHD who developed skin discoloration of the penile shaft, together with erectile dysfunction consistent with Peyronie's disease. Histological features were consistent with sclerodermatous change.(More)
OBJECTIVES The proportion of patients admitted to the hospital with acute upper GI hemorrhage (UGIH) who are at low risk for adverse outcomes may be substantial. The process of care for this low risk population likely varies across practice settings but has not been extensively studied. Use of the Rockall Risk score, a simple validated scoring index that(More)
Although patients with a history of venous thromboembolism (VTE) who undergo lower limb joint replacement are thought to be at high risk of further VTE, the actual rate of recurrence has not been reported. The purpose of this study was to identify the recurrence rate of VTE in patients who had undergone lower limb joint replacement, and to compare it with(More)
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