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The methotrexate analog edatrexate has been shown to have greater antitumor activity and an improved therapeutic index as compared with its parent compound in preclinical systems. These studies suggest that edatrexate may have a broad role in the treatment of solid tumors. Information regarding edatrexate in combination with other chemotherapeutic agents is(More)
In 20 patients undergoing open-heart surgery, 2,3-diphosphoglycerate (2,3-DPG) concentrations, oxygen affinity of hemoglobin (Po2 at half saturation of hemoglobin with oxygen [P50]), hemoglobin concentration, and pH were measured repeatedly. Measurements were made before and at various times after open-heart surgery and replacement of blood loss with blood(More)
Selective 5-HT3 antagonists have proven to be safe and effective for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. Dolasetron is a new highly selective addition to this class of antiemetics that has been shown to have significant antiemetic activity in patients receiving cisplatin-containing regimens. This pilot study was designed to evaluate(More)
OBJECTIVE To test whole blood and saliva for HIV antibodies (anti-HIV) using a rapid test strip capillary flow immunoassay, and to correlate the test strip results with blood specimen results obtained from routine diagnostic anti-HIV assays. DESIGN A prospective pilot study of selected HIV-positive and HIV-negative individuals, children and medico-legal(More)
  • L M Webber
  • 2000
Occupational hazards in dentistry are most commonly associated with physical, chemical and biological agents. Bloodborne viruses, notably hepatitis B virus and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), pose a risk for occupational exposure among oral health care workers in South Africa. Although post-exposure prophylaxis can be prescribed after exposure to either(More)