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PURPOSE To determine clinical features and patterns of outcome of primary testicular diffuse large B-cell lymphomas (DLCL). PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective international survey of 373 patients with primary testicular DLCL. RESULTS Most patients presented with localized disease (stage I to II), and the median age at diagnosis was 66 years (range, 19(More)
PURPOSE Pressure dressing (PD) after modified radical mastectomy (MRM) for breast cancer is investigated here as an easy-to-apply method to reduce seroma formation and subsequent need for clinical care. PATIENTS AND METHODS Two hundred mastectomized patients who were treated with PD on the skin flaps and the axilla immediately postoperatively (group A)(More)
Two cases of primary renal artery dissection in caucasian males, aged 40 and 37 years, respectively, are presented. In both subjects, the clinical picture disclosed renal infarction with transient deterioration of renal function, microhematuria and proteinuria. In 1 patient, a slight, temporary increase in blood pressure was also observed. Both men(More)
Thirty-six patients with symptoms of impacted ear wax were recruited to an open, randomized, parallel group study of 'Audax' ear drops and 'Earex' ear drops. Patients had had their symptoms for several weeks and they were assessed on entry for the degree of impaction in each ear. After using the drops, morning and evening for 4 days, they were assessed on(More)
A double-blind, crossover study was undertaken in general practice to compare the efficacy and tolerability of a new controlled-release indomethacin with sustained-release diclofenac sodium in patients with osteoarthritis. Eighty-four patients were randomly allocated to receive controlled-release indomethacin tablets (75 mg) or sustained-release diclofenac(More)
A 60-year old woman was admitted to the medical intensive care unit with respiratory distress and worsening renal function, and was found to have bilateral renal artery occlusion. Aggressive nutrition per nasogastric tube was begun on day 8 of her illness, and she eventually recovered after bilateral renal artery bypass surgery, which was performed on day(More)
Dopamine antagonists are effective anti-emetics. Domperidone does not readily cross the blood-brain barrier and is less likely to cause central nervous system side-effects than metoclopramide. However, a direct comparison of the safety and efficacy of the two drugs has not hitherto been made. Ninety-five patients, with symptoms of nausea and vomiting due to(More)