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Four patients with mediastinal masses are described. CT examinations demonstrated masses of high attenuation, and solid masses were suspected. At thoracotomy each patient had a cystic mass containing a brownish, turbid, mucoid material. The pathologic diagnosis in each case was a bronchogenic cyst. The possibility of such a cyst should not be excluded(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine if cerebral blood flow (CBF) alterations are associated with discontinuation of heroin in chronic heroin users, and whether these alterations are reversible during abstinence. Ten physically healthy opioid-dependent males, hospitalized on an inpatient drug rehabilitation unit, were studied. Each patient had an(More)
Primary undifferentiated sarcoma of the liver is a rare tumor with survival reliant on total excision of the tumor. The authors report such a tumor, initially nonresectable, in a 7-year-old girl whose tumor was successfully excised following treatment with cisplatin and Adriamycin (doxorubicin). The light and electron microscopic details of this patient's(More)
Two cases of distal oesophageal stricture secondary to tracheo-bronchial remnants containing cartilage are presented. The clinical histories and radiographic appearances of these lesions are discussed as is the postulated embryogenesis. A characteristic finding, when present, is the linear collection of barium projecting horizontally from the area of(More)
The value of a previously validated portable, continuous-wave Doppler computer was assessed for measuring changes in cardiac output (CO). Simultaneous thermodilution and Doppler CO values were measured in triplicate in 16 patients undergoing clinical intervention with vasodilator therapy. A continuous-wave Doppler transducer was placed in the suprasternal(More)
Although the literature well describes chronic eosinophilic pneumonia in the adult, there are no reports of this entity in the pediatric age group. We describe a child with chronic eosinophilic pneumonia, emphasizing the specific radiologic features, common conditions in the differential diagnosis, and dramatic response in corticosteroid administration,(More)