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BACKGROUND Pseudo-allergic reactions caused by aspirin (acetyl salicylic acid; ASA) often resemble immediate-type hypersensitivity reactions consisting of urticaria and angioedema or rhinoconjunctivitis, asthma and nasal polyps. In the last few years, a new in vitro assay based on determination of sulfidoleucotrienes from isolated leucocytes (cellular(More)
A multidisciplinary study was performed on 200 consecutive patients with erectile dysfunction more than 1 year in duration, which included a standardized intracavernous injection of a vasoactive substance mixture (15 mg. per ml. papaverine plus 0.5 mg. per ml. phentolamine). The multidisciplinary findings correlated well with the intracavernous dose needed(More)
Seven Georgian male soldiers (19-25 years old) had accidentally been exposed to radiation by Cs-137 between April 1996 and May 1997. No information about the exact time and duration of exposure was available. All patients presented with the subacute stage of Cutaneous Radiation Syndrome with deep painful ulcers on different body sites, predominantly on the(More)
One hundred twenty-six bilateral selective arteriographic examinations of the iliopudendal vascular tree were performed after comprehensive multidisciplinary evaluation in patients with chronic erectile dysfunction. Best imaging results were obtained by performing the arteriography under epidural anesthesia after intracavernous injection of a vasoactive(More)
Bei einer 39jährigen Patientin wurde wegen fokaler Anfälle im Bereich des linken Armes und der linken Gesichtshälfte eine antikonvulsive Therapie eingeleitet. Dabei traten auf 4 chemisch verwandte antikonvulsive Pharmaka jeweils generalisierte makulopapulöse Exantheme auf: Phenytoin (Zentropil Tbl.), Carbamazepin (Sirtal Tbl. und Tegretal Tbl.), Primidon(More)
BACKGROUND It has been recently recognized that long-term infusions of hydroxyethyl starch (HES) as a substitute of human plasma may lead to deposits within the human skin and clinically induces severe pruritus in approximately one-third of the patients treated. OBJECTIVE To analyze the clinical features and pathophysiology of HES-induced itching. (More)
Comparative cytogenetic analyses were performed with ten different banding methods on a previously undescribed, inherited structural aberration of a Y chromosome, and the results compared with those of normal Y chromosomes occurring in the same family. The value of the individual staining techniques in investigations of Y chromosomal aberrations is(More)
Percutaneous retrograde venography was performed in 717 patients with a left-sided idiopathic varicocele. In 674 (94.0%), testicular (internal spermatic) vein insufficiency was proved by contrast medium reflux from the left renal vein into the testicular vein, down to the pampiniform plexus. The different venographic patterns of the testicular veins were(More)
In the past few years, there have been an increasing number of publications on delayed intolerance reactions, including rashes, following the use of X-ray contrast media. We report a patient in whom infiltrated erythema of the face and generalized maculopapular rashes occurred on 2 occasions, within 1 day, following the use of the X-ray contrast medium(More)