Nadtaya Mills

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BACKGROUND A case of myxoid leiomyosarcoma of the uterus is presented. In contrast to 10 of the 11 previously published cases, our patient has a tumor with a high mitotic rate. CASE The patient presented with a 2-month history of vaginal bleeding and a 20-week-size uterine mass. A total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy was(More)
Compared with isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), the combination of valve replacement or repair with coronary revascularization generally increases operative risk. However, complete revascularization is superior to no revascularization in patients with valvular and coronary artery disease (CAD). Patients who undergo aortic valve replacement(More)
OBJECTIVE Airway compromise due to paediatric intubation injuries is well documented; however, intubation injuries may also cause severe voice disorders. We report our experience and review the world literature on the voice effects of traumatic paediatric intubation. CASE SERIES We report five cases of children referred to Great Ormond Street Hospital for(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To determine whether the presence of aural discharge at the time of surgery adversely affects the success rate of myringoplasty operations. STUDY DESIGN Case series comparing the success rate of surgery in active and inactive ears. METHODS Data pertaining to 268 operations involving repair of the tympanic membrane without(More)
The authors reviewed at autopsy the causes of death of 274 patients with evidence of intravenous drug abuse who had been admitted to a large public hospital. There were 127 who died from diseases unrelated to intravenous drug abuse, and in 41% of these, chronic alcoholism was implicated. Deaths from overdose syndromes and drug-related organ pathology(More)
BACKGROUND The results of a number of tympanic membrane perforation closure techniques have been reported. However, relatively little has been published on the 'drum sandwich' technique. METHOD Retrospective chart review of 123 patients undergoing type one tympanoplasty, performed by one surgeon using the drum sandwich technique. RESULTS Ninety-two per(More)
BACKGROUND The main aim of tympanic membrane repair is the elimination of chronic or intermittent aural discharge. Hearing improvement may or may not occur following a technically successful operation. METHOD This study entailed a retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data from 203 operations that resulted in an intact tympanic membrane 6(More)
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