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A new, hypervirulent strain of Clostridium difficile, called NAP1/BI/027, has been implicated in C. difficile outbreaks associated with increased morbidity and mortality since the early 2000s. The… (More)
Fifty patients with positive responses to acid perfusion tests were studied to determine the effectiveness of oxethazaine, a topical anesthetic, in preventing acid-induced esophageal pain.… (More)
We have presented a case of gallbladder carcinoma with gastric outlet obstruction and gallstone ileus, a combination apparently not reported in the literature previously.
Sir William Osler was known throughout his life as a great humanitarian. His writings touched all of us, and to persons of every race, creed, and color, he showed universal feelings of justice and… (More)
A case of choledochocolonic fistula through the cystic duct remnant is reported. Preoperative studies suggested distal common duct stricture as an etiology for the development of the fistula.
TO THE EDITOR: I read with great interest the commentary by Drs. Hookman and Barkin in the “World Literature Review” section of the Journal (February, 2003 issue ) on an article by Lin et al.… (More)
The study population in this report by Lin et al. was ob/ob mice that have an inherited genetic deficiency of the appetite-suppressing hormone leptin. These mice develop hyperinsulinemia, insulin… (More)