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Healthcare provider organizations are faced with a rising number of financial pressures. Both administrators and physicians need help analyzing large numbers of clinical and financial data when making decisions. To assist them, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center and Hitachi America, Ltd. (HAL), Inc., have partnered to build an enterprise data… (More)
The haemostatic mechanism was investigated in 20 patients with renal failure, of whom nine had evidence of a bleeding tendency. A defect of platelet function was the most common finding. The effect of dialysis on the bleeding state is briefly discussed, and a scheme for the routine investigation of haemostasis in renal failure is put forward.
Thirty patients with deep vein thrombosis of the legs of less than four days' duration were allocated at random to treatment with heparin, streptokinase, or Arvin under laboratory control. When the fate of the thrombi was assessed by objective techniques-phlebography and the (125)I-labelled fibrinogen test-the incidence of complete thrombolysis was greatest… (More)
Serum immunoglobulin G, A, and M and serum antinuclear, mitochondrial, and smooth muscle antibody have been measured in 223 patients with hepatitis-associated antigen (HAA)-positive and -negative acute and chronic liver disease. In patients with acute hepatitis, chronic persistent hepatitis, and primary liver cell carcinoma, these indices failed to show any… (More)