Ming-Pin Lin

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PURPOSE To characterize imaging findings from computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and angiogram in patients with infected aortic aneurysm. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the records of 21 patients (men, 17; women, 4) with proven infected aortic aneurysms and compared the imaging findings (computed tomography scans, n = 21; magnetic(More)
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to compare clinical outcomes in patients with acute abdominal pain and inner-layer enhancement of a thickened small-bowel wall, as shown on CT, with outcomes in similar patients without such enhancement. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively studied outcomes in 126 patients with acute abdominal pain and small-bowel wall(More)
1 of 2 DESCRIPTION The patient was an 80-year-old man, who had suffered from lower abdominal pain for 3 days and previously had intermittent abdominal discomfort for approximately 1 month. He had not passed any stool for more than 10 days, and had not visited the emergency department prior to the current admission. Upon arrival, his vital signs were stable,(More)
To cite: Lin M-P, Chen Y-L, Tzeng W-S. BMJ Case Rep Published online: [please include Day Month Year] doi:10.1136/bcr-2013202807 DESCRIPTION We present the case of a 74-year-old patient who, as an adult, enjoyed eating uncooked pork and beef. Recently, he had suffered from a sudden onset of gait disturbance, memory loss and disturbance of consciousness. He(More)
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