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Successful pregnancy outcome is an uncommon occurrence in women requiring chronic dialysis treatment. We reviewed the course and outcome of 9 pregnancies occurred in women on chronic hemodialysis in our center from 1999-2007; 5 of them ended with delivery of alive newborns, 2 with fetal deaths in-utero, and 2 with abortions. The average age of patients was… (More)
In this paper we study the N-player nonzero-sum Dynkin game (N ≥ 3) in continuous time, which is a non-cooperative game where the strategies are stopping times. We show that the game has a Nash equilibrium point for general payoff processes.
The use of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) is known to be associated with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). We report a case of PML in a patient receiving MMF, who showed improvement upon discontinuation of the drug. He was restarted on MMF, following which he went into coma. He showed prompt recovery upon stopping the drug again and made full… (More)
INTRODUCTION Emphysematous pyelonephritis is a rare and severe form of acute pyelonephritis. It is defined as the presence of gas-producing bacteria in the kidney and in peri-nepheretic areas. We report a case of emphysematous pyelonephritis on a single kidney associated with urolithiasis. OBSERVATION A 44-year-old woman, with a history of diabetes and… (More)