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BACKGROUND Gene silencing of O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) by promoter methylation improves the outcome of glioblastoma patients after combined therapy of alkylating chemotherapeutic agents and radiation. The purpose of this study was to assess the frequency of MGMT promoter methylation in soft tissue sarcoma to identify patients eligible(More)
We have identified ten children who developed gastritis after prolonged anticonvulsant therapy that included either valproic acid or divalproex sodium. Presenting symptoms were primarily feeding difficulties, including anorexia and refusal to eat. Vomiting was present in two thirds of the patients, with diarrhea, weight loss, and abdominal pain occurring(More)
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