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Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome: the first 100 US cases.
In the spring of 1993, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) "emerged" in the southwestern United States, where a multiagency investigation led to the rapid description of this new clinical entity andExpand
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Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
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Relationship of duration of postoperative ileus to extent and site of operative dissection.
Postoperative ileus has been thought to be related to intraoperative manipulation of the intestines and to the duration of operative procedures. In order to study the effect of these variables on theExpand
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An international collaborative study of the effects of coinfection with human T-lymphotropic virus type II on human immunodeficiency virus type 1 disease progression in injection drug users.
To determine whether human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV) type II coinfection affects progression of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV) infection, longitudinal data on 370 HIV-infected injectionExpand
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Hyperbaric oxygen treatment outcome for different indications from a single center.
BACKGROUND Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) is used as an adjunctive therapy for a variety of indications. However, there is a lack of high-quality research evaluating HBO treatment outcomes for differentExpand
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The use of spinal cord stimulation for severe limb-threatening ischemia: a preliminary report.
Spinal cord stimulation has been shown to control ischemic pain. We have applied spinal cord stimulation to nine patients with rest pain, non-healing ulceration, or digital gangrene to evaluate itsExpand
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Laser laparoscopic herniorraphy: a clinical trial preliminary results.
Laser laparoscopic inguinal herniorraphy represents an extension of current technology. Based on the principles of preperitoneal inguinal herniorraphy, it is performed by internal incision of theExpand
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Favorable balance of prostacyclin and thromboxane A2 improves early patency of human in situ vein grafts.
Graft thrombosis soon after reconstruction remains a major obstacle to the use of reversed vein grafts in infrapopliteal reconstruction. Our clinical experience with in situ vein grafts corroboratesExpand
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Outcomes related to antiplatelet or anticoagulation use in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy.
BACKGROUND The number of cases involving patients undergoing vascular procedures who are prescribed clopidogrel or warfarin as treatment options continues to rise. Our aim was to examine outcomesExpand
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