INTRODUCTION In a previously published study, vildagliptin showed a reduced risk of hypoglycemia versus glimepiride as add-on therapy to metformin at similar efficacy. Glimepiride was titrated from a starting dose of 2 mg/day to a maximum dose of 6 mg/day. It is usually assumed that the increased hypoglycemia with glimepiride was driven by the 6 mg/day… (More)
Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) of the orbit is exceedingly rare and little is known regarding its radiologic features. Here, we reviewed the CT and MRI findings of one case of ASPS of the orbit with emphasis on its salient imaging features.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the incidence and risk factors of infections associated with totally implantable venous-access ports (TIVAPs) in our hospital. From April 2007 through November 2013, a total of 1,026 patients with TIVAP were included in this study. We retrospectively analyzed the incidence of port-related infection, patient… (More)