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Isolated aneurysms or ruptures of the innominate artery are rare causes of the superior vena cava syndrome. We report on a patient who suffered an isolated acute expansion and rupture of an innominate artery aneurysm that precipitated a dramatic superior vena cava syndrome. Immediate repair using modern surgical techniques, cardiopulmonary bypass, profound… (More)
Forty tissue samples, primarily of skin and bone, were obtained from 29 patients undergoing excision of decubitus ulcers after intravenous injection of 600 mg of clindamycin. Antibiotic concentrations exceeded 2.5 mug/g in 80% of the samples. In 50% of the instances, tissue levels were greater than those simultaneously present in the serum.