M. R. Sandland

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The mycobacterial response was evaluated for patients with Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex (MAC) bacteremia treated with a quadruple regimen of rifabutin, clofazimine, isoniazid, and ethambutol. Mycobacteremia was cleared in 22 of 25 patients who received this regimen, and 18 patients experienced complete resolution of symptoms associated with(More)
Stage I lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin's disease was diagnosed in a 44-month-old girl. Although immune deficiency was suspected and IgA deficiency demonstrated, the diagnosis of an ataxia-telangiectasia (AT)-like syndrome was not confirmed until eight weeks later when results of studies on the radiosensitivity of cultured skin fibroblasts were available.(More)
In electron beam therapy, backscattered electrons from metal shields result in a high dose to tissue in the vicinity of the shield. Data are now available which enable both the magnitude of the dose enhancement at the interface and the fall off in dose 'up stream' to be determined. With the aid of these data, a combined modality therapy (5 MeV electrons,(More)
Sixteen patients, each receiving 100 mg of dapsone per day, were studied for evidence of hemolysis. Vitamin E (dl-alpha tocopherol acetate), 800 mg/day, was then administered for up to three months, and dapsone therapy was continued at the same dose. Hemolysis factors were reexamined immediately prior to cessation of vitamin E therapy. No substantial change(More)
A study was begun in 1971 at St. Bartholomew's Hospital with a combination of 4 drugs, dactinomycin (actinomycin D), adriamycin, vincristine and Endoxan (cyclophosphamide) (D.A.V.E.), together with surgery and radiation, in the treatment of stage III and stage IV Wilms' tumour. Seventy-one percent of the children treated achieved complete response. The(More)
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