Megan T Hansen

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The effects of physostigmine on patterns of rCBF in patients with pre-senile Alzheimer's disease were studied using 99mTc-labelled HMPAO SPECT. Regional CBF increased in the left cortex relative to right, with the most significant effect in left frontal and higher frontal regions. Measures of regional brain function, such as SPECT, are an important(More)
BACKGROUND Recurrent, prepubertal, vaginal infections are an uncommon, troublesome problem for the patient and her family. Failure of initial therapy to alleviate vulvovaginitis may be related to vulvar skin disease, foreign body, sexual abuse, pinworms, reactions to medications, anatomic anomalies, or allergies. This report describes a case of recurrent(More)
Perineal hernia formation is an infrequent but well-recognized complication of major pelvic surgery. Various methods of perineal reconstruction have been reported. This report describes one technique of perineal hernia repair using a unilateral gracilis myocutaneous flap. The gracilis myocutaneous flap provides well-vascularized tissue that is useful in(More)
Aminoglycosides are among the most active antimicrobial agents against Gram-negative infections, but they also share the potential for oto- and nephrotoxicity. Animal studies have shown that dosing aminoglycosides once daily is more efficient and less nephrotoxic than the conventional multiple daily dosing regimens. Pharmacokinetic and microbiological data(More)
Renal failure is a frequent complication in multiple myeloma and it is present in about 50% of patients with newly-diagnosed multiple myeloma. Renal failure at the time of diagnosis has earlier been associated with a bad prognosis, but a better prognostic factor is the response to chemotherapy. In general, it is important to distinguish between 1) renal(More)
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