Nadine Marti

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We report 3 cases of dorsal ischemic myelopathy indicative of aneurysm of the abdominal aorta. In 2 cases the aneurysm was dissecting and in all patients medullary symptoms were preceded by sudden lumbar or abdominal pain. Neurological symptoms were slightly different in each case. One patient experienced 3 episodes of acute paraparesis and rapid regression(More)
BACKGROUND It is unknown whether more sensitive cardiac troponin (cTn) assays maintain their clinical utility in patients with renal dysfunction. Moreover, their optimal cutoff levels in this vulnerable patient population have not previously been defined. METHODS AND RESULTS In this multicenter study, we examined the clinical utility of 7 more sensitive(More)
SETTING Nucleic acid amplification tests, such as the Amplified Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Direct (MTD) Test, may improve early diagnosis of tuberculosis when used in combination with acid-fast bacilli smear examination with a similar turnaround time. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the routine use of MTD in respiratory and non-respiratory samples; to investigate(More)
Results are presented for a series of 29 patients, 14 males and 15 females, with serious respiratory infections, in which fosfomycin proved effective. In all cases the study was completed by bacteriological, clinical, radiological and analytical controls. The average dose was 6 g/day (3 g orally and 3 g intramuscularly) for 1 or 2 weeks. The four isolated(More)
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