Kenneth Heinrich

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Hypericum perforatum L. (St. John's Wort) is a complex herb that has been used for centuries for its putative medicinal properties, and has current therapeutic relevance as a treatment of mild to moderate depression. Recently, two studies in rodents have suggested that hypericum may also have memory-enhancing effects. It has a complex pharmacology, in that(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case of acute reversible pancreatitis associated with metronidazole-treated aspiration pneumonia. CASE SUMMARY A 61-year-old white woman requiring coronary artery bypass surgery developed acute pancreatitis following treatment with metronidazole for suspected postsurgical aspiration pneumonia. The patient developed moderate to severe(More)
For several years, the Platelia Candida mannan antigen enzyme immunoassay (Candida EIA) has been commercially available as a diagnostic test for invasive candidosis. We evaluated the Candida EIA with patients with proven fungemia caused by yeasts from which at least one serum sample was available. Fifty-nine patients with 121 serum samples were included in(More)