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BACKGROUND There is a heavy reliance on registrars for after-hours CT reporting with a resultant unavoidable error rate. PURPOSE To determine the after-hours CT reporting error rate by radiology registrars and influencing factors on this error rate. MATERIAL AND METHODS A 2-month prospective study was undertaken at two tertiary, level 1 trauma centers… (More)
Case report A 39-year-old woman presented with lower abdominal pain and menorrhagia. Clinical examination showed pallor, hepatosplenomegaly, and a pelvic mass which was discovered to be a multifibroid uterus. Laboratory tests were positive for bilharzia, which accounted for the hepatosplenomegaly. In addition to the multifibroid uterus, an ultrasound showed… (More)
Sigmoid volvulus is common in some developing countries. We describe a new method of decompression using a Urograffin and saline enema with additional extra-abdominal manual massage.
undue inducement, while at the same time protecting against exploitation of vulnerable communities who are involved in clinical research in this country. To the Editor: We report 6 cases of accidental nitromethane poisoning, of which there are only 4 reported cases in the world literature. The significance of this poisoning is that nitromethane interacts… (More)