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BACKGROUND Aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) is an uncommon condition that presents a problem in therapy because of the high rate of morbidity and mortality associated with its surgical management and the uniformly fatal outcome of medical treatment. In this article we describe a case of secondary AEF after endoluminal stent grafting of the thoracic aorta,(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of this cross-over, randomized, single-blinded trial was to examine whether intra-esophageal acidification induces sleep bruxism (SB). Polysomnography with electromyogram (EMG) of masseter muscle, audio-video recording, and esophageal pH monitoring were performed in a sleep laboratory. Twelve healthy adult males without SB participated.(More)
Three cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease occurring in one family have been clinicopathologically examined. Although the age at onset, duration, and age at death differed for each case, pathological findings, including diffuse neuronal loss, astrocytosis, spongiform changes and patchy and/or diffuse white matter involvement were similar. Life histories and(More)
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