C. Pickford1
J. Napolskikh1
C. J. Flynn1
O. Martinez-Maza1
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This paper is concerned with the architecture and performance of systems that use a broadcast channel to deliver information to a community of users. lnformation is organized into units called pages, and at any instant of time, two or more users may request the same page. Broadcast delivery is attractive for such an environment because a single transmission(More)
This paper reports two cases of acrometastasis to the hands. The first case involved a 78-year-old woman with a permeative osteolytic lesion in her proximal second metacarpal. A biopsy of this lesion suggested a diagnosis of non-small-cell lung carcinoma with secondary osseous metastasis. This was the first presentation of the woman's primary diagnosis. A(More)
BACKGROUND An estimated 20%-40% of cancer patients will develop brain metastases. Whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT) is the standard treatment for patients with brain metastases. Although WBRT can reduce neurologic symptoms, the median survival following WBRT is between 3 and 6 months. Given this limited survival, it is important to consider quality of life(More)
Objectives. As in many settings, patients in community health centers in Ecuador do not complete previsit forms or receive assistance to identify questions and concerns they would like to address in brief clinic visits with physicians. We examined the comparative effectiveness of providing (1) a previsit form to complete; (2) a previsit form along with(More)
Aims. The aim of this study is to examine the efficacy of adding a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor to patients with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled by metformin and sulphonylurea combination treatment. The response of Asian and non-Asian patients to this regimen was also examined. Methods. The medical and computerized records of 80 patients(More)
  • D. Sargeant, S. Deverasetty, Y. Luo, A. Villahoz-Baleta, S. Zobrist, V. Rathnayake +494 others
  • 2012
Background: Many HIV databases and applications focus on a limited domain of HIV knowledge. Since even a ''simple'' organism like HIV represents a very complex system with many interacting elements, the fractured structure of existing databases and applications likely limits our ability to investigate and understand HIV. To facilitate research, therefore,(More)
Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) are at a significantly increased risk of developing cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), in part because of their impaired immunosurveillance. Here, we report the cases of 4 patients with CLL who had locally aggressive cutaneous scc managed with radiotherapy for local recurrence following surgical(More)
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