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Retinitis pigmentosa (RP), the most common form of inherited retinal degeneration, is clinically and genetically heterogeneous and can appear as syndromic or non-syndromic. Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIC (MPS IIIC) is a lethal disorder, caused by mutations in the heparan-alpha-glucosaminide N-acetyltransferase (HGSNAT) gene and characterized by progressive(More)
In a double-blind randomized trial involving five Sydney hospitals and the city ambulance paramedical service, 145 patients with a first evolving myocardial infarction and with onset of pain less than 2.5 (mean 1.9 +/- 0.5 [SD]) hr previously were allocated to intravenous infusion of 100 mg recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator (rt-PA) or placebo(More)
Left ventricular cineangiograms performed at the time of diagnosis in 88 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy were digitized to evaluate the relation of left ventricular function and prognosis in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Eleven patients died suddenly after a mean follow-up period of 7.5 +/- 7 years, 10 patients died of congestive heart failure or(More)
The selective bradykinin analogue, RMP-7, transiently increases the permeability of the blood brain barrier and the delivery of hydrophilic agents into brain tumours. In 87 recurrent glioma patients (WHO Grade III/IV, median age 46, Karnofsky 70%) clinical and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) responses to i.v. cycles (q 28 days) of RMP-7 (300 ng/kg given as(More)