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As previous studies have suggested that inhaled furosemide may have a protective effect against certain types of provocative challenges in asthmatic subjects, we investigated the role of furosemide in treating acute asthma exacerbations. Twenty-four patients (n = 24) with acute asthma were entered into the study on presenting to the emergency department.(More)
Two phase II trials of mitoxantrone in refractory malignant lymphoma have been conducted. In the first of these, mitoxantrone (5 mg/m2) was given weekly for 6 weeks, and in the second, 14 mg/m2 was administered every 3 weeks. The first trial was conducted by the Southeastern Cancer Study Group (SECSG), and the second was a multicenter trial sponsored by(More)
The regulation of the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is a particularly important and challenging concept for students to integrate into a memorable framework for building further knowledge and solving clinical problems. In this study, 76 first-year veterinary students and 19 veterinarians in clinical specialty training (house officers) participated in(More)
Total kallikrein activity and kallikrein activity inhibited by soybean trypsin inhibitor are significantly reduced in the plasma of patients with cystic fibrosis compared to age-matched controls. The level of the STI inhibited kallikrein activity in the plasma of heterozygotes was significantly different from that in either controls or affected children.(More)
Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (NDI) is a well-documented complication of lithium use. The association of central diabetes insipidus (CDI) with lithium use is rare. We report a patient receiving chronic lithium therapy who presented with a transient CDI occurring in the setting of underlying chronic NDI. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case(More)
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