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OBJECTIVES Uniportal approaches to video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy have been described in significant series. Few comparison studies between the two techniques exist. The aim was to determine whether the uniportal technique had more favourable postoperative outcomes than the multiport technique. METHODS All VATS lobectomies(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Cerebral malaria (CM) is a disease of high mortality worldwide. It can be associated with malarial retinopathy (MR) resulting from impaired perfusion within the retinal microvasculature. Areas of capillary non-perfusion (CNP) appear white (retinal whitening) on ophthalmoloscopy. In this study, electrophysiological investigations were(More)
BACKGROUND A procoagulant state is implicated in cerebral malaria (CM) pathogenesis, but whether disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is present or associated with a fatal outcome is unclear. OBJECTIVES To determine the frequency of overt DIC, according to ISTH criteria, in children with fatal and non-fatal CM. METHODS/PATIENTS Malawian children(More)
  • M K Molyneux
  • 2005
We describe the peripartum anaesthetic management of a 36-year-old woman who was a manifesting carrier of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is an X-linked recessive disorder affecting young males associated with severe complications during anaesthesia if depolarising neuromuscular blocking drugs and volatile agents are used. A(More)
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