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BACKGROUND Venous thromboembolism (vte) is a recognized complication in patients treated with asparaginase-containing chemotherapy regimens; the optimal preventive strategy is unclear. We assessed the safety and efficacy of prophylaxis using low-dose low molecular weight heparin in adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in complete remission(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate whether gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analog administration during chemotherapy can protect against development of ovarian toxicity. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE (1966 to present), EMBASE (1980 to present), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry(More)
We report 2 cases of primary muscular hydatosis of the thigh in a 30-year-woman and a 75-year-man. The clinical picture was a benign soft tissue tumor. The ultrasound and C.T. scan exams confirmed the diagnosis and showed precisely the intimacy of the lesion with the femoral vascular axe. Preoperative diagnosis of this affection is mandatory in order to(More)
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