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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT) is an increasingly recognized entity with a historically poor prognosis. This article describes the present clinical management of these patients. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed our experience with 40 histologically proven cases of desmoplastic small round cell tumor diagnosed(More)
AIMS Despite the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)/European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) recommended the use of left ventricular (LV) mass to diagnose left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), several laboratories continue to use only the septal thickness by M-mode because it appears easier to measure. Aim of the study was to investigate the(More)
BACKGROUND The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) recommend the use of quantitative estimation of left ventricular (LV) mass and defined partition values for mild, moderate, and severe hypertrophy. However, the prognostic implications associated with this categorization are unknown. METHODS In(More)
s presented at the Sixth International Conference on Geriatric Nephrology and Urology, 8–21 March 2001, Lisbon, Portugal Spectrum of renal disease in elderly patients undergoing kidney biopsy in tertiary care hospital in a developing country – A retrospective study V. Chandrasekaran, S. Kuruvilla, S. Sankarasubbaiyan, P. Soundararajan and G. Abraham(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of different clinical covariates on tacrolimus dose requirements in adult kidney transplant patients with a specific focus on drug interactions. Tacrolimus dosing requirement, normalized by drug levels and expressed as the concentration/dose (C/D) ratio as a surrogate index of tacrolimus bioavailability, was(More)
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