I R Peterkin

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Eighteen patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were administered a series of pulmonary, neurological, and neuropsychological measures to test if there was an effect of COPD on neurological and cognitive functioning. Overall, there was no evidence of general dementia in this sample. Measures of immediate and delayed memory, complex(More)
Two patients with long-term central venous access catheters introduced via the right subclavian vein demonstrated catheter migration into the right internal jugular vein several months after satisfactory catheter placement. One patient developed internal jugular vein thrombosis, which was treated with direct infusion of urokinase before catheter removal. In(More)
Several authors have reported the appearance of reversible hypoattenuated cerebral lesions, representing ischemia, in computed tomography scans of patients with severe pre-eclampsia. Hepatic hemorrhage and sometimes rupture have also been reported in this setting, but these problems have apparently never occurred in a patient with reversible ischemia. The(More)
A differential diagnosis of ascites includes many different entities, both benign and malignant. However, no cases of Salmonella enteritis or other infectious enteritis-causing ascites have previously been described. We present the case of a 21-yr-old female admitted with abdominal pain and diarrhea caused by Salmonella enteritis. An abdominal and pelvic(More)
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