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BACKGROUND Anemia in later life is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and possible causes of anemia in the elderly in a well defined hospital cohort. METHODS Participants in this cross-sectional, retrospective analysis included all inpatients and outpatients aged ≥64 years with(More)
Seven girls with Rett syndrome, a progressive degenerative encephalopathy affecting girls, were studied with single photon emission computed tomography and compared with an aged-matched control group of nine normal children. Global cerebral blood flow was significantly lower in Rett syndrome (54 vs 69 mL/100 g per minute), and the flows in prefrontal and(More)
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