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PURPOSE Damage to heart and lung from breast radiotherapy is associated with increased cardiovascular mortality and lung cancer development. We conducted a prospective study to evaluate which position is best to spare lung and heart from radiotherapy exposure. METHODS AND MATERIALS One hundred consecutive Stage 0-IIA breast cancer patients consented to… (More)
A male infant presenting with respiratory distress was found to have primary thoracic neuroblastoma. This method of presentation in the newborn period is rare. His symptoms resolved spontaneously with conservative management. Full staging revealed a poorly differentiated stage 2 tumour with favourable cytogenetic markers.
Pulsed Doppler ultrasound was used to evaluate the cerebral blood flow velocity (CBFV), in the middle and anterior cerebral arteries in 10 infants before and after the administration of aminophylline (7.5 mg/kg). Mean CBFV, heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen and carbon dioxide tensions were recorded before the loading dose, and then at 1, 2, 6 and 24 h… (More)