Helen C. Azzam

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Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex (MAC) primarily causes respiratory infection in patients with underlying lung disease or disseminated disease in immunocompromised patients. We report a unique case of MAC disease in the terminal ileum of a healthy patient, mimicking appendicitis. This case emphasizes the need to further explore MAC pathogenesis in(More)
OBJECTIVE The authors designed an automated electronic system that incorporates data from multiple hospital information systems to screen for acute lung injury (ALI) in mechanically ventilated patients. The authors evaluated the accuracy of this system in diagnosing ALI in a cohort of patients with major trauma, but excluding patients with congestive heart(More)
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