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Sexual activity is a concern both for patients with coronary artery disease and physicians taking care of these patients. Sexual counselling is an important component of treatment for post-myocardial infarction patients. Therefore, it is essential for the cardiologist to understand the physiological and haemodynamic changes that occur during sexual(More)
There is an increased risk of stroke in patients with HIV infection. One of the mechanisms is production of anticardiolipin (aCL) antibodies, induced by the virus. Many studies have documented a high incidence of aCL antibodies in patients with HIV infection and the increased risk of stroke, although there is no such correlation with other viruses that also(More)
An 18-year-old man with theophylline overdose developed an increased anion gap metabolic acidosis. Serum lactate levels were markedly elevated. A direct correlation was found between the increasing theophylline level, clinical hyperadrenergic state, and the worsening acidosis. Early hemoperfusion reversed the acidosis, the elevated serum theophylline level,(More)
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