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What determines levels of passive smoking in children with asthma?
BACKGROUND Children with parents who smoke are often exposed to high levels of environmental tobacco smoke, and children with asthma are particularly susceptible to the detrimental effects of passiveExpand
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Deep Venous Thrombosis: Detection by Using Indirect CT Venography
PURPOSE: To assess the clinical benefits of performing indirect computed tomographic (CT) venography after pulmonary CT angiography to detect deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in patients suspected ofExpand
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Infected Cardiac Myxoma: Case Report and Literature Review
We present a case of a left atrial myxoma infected with Porphyromonas asaccharolytica in a 55-year-old man, successfully treated with surgical excision and a brief course of antibiotic therapy.Expand
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Does passive smoking increase the frequency of health service contacts in children with asthma?
BACKGROUND Passive smoking is a major cause of respiratory morbidity in children. However, few studies give accurate estimates of the health effects of passive smoking in children with asthma usingExpand
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Combinatorial content of CCL3L and CCL4L gene copy numbers influence HIV-AIDS susceptibility in Ukrainian children
Objective:CCL3L and CCL4L genes encode HIV-suppressive chemokines, colocalize on chromosome 17q12 and have copy number variation. Copy number variation of CCL3L associates with HIV-AIDSExpand
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False-positive reduction in CAD mass detection using a competitive classification strategy.
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High false-positive (FP) rate remains to be one of the major problems to be solved in CAD study because too many false- positively cued signals will potentially degrade the performance of detecting true-positive regions and increase the call-back rate in CAD environment. Expand
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Digital mammography: wavelet transform and Kalman-filtering neural network in mass segmentation and detection.
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The authors developed a new adaptive module to improve their computer-assisted diagnostic (CAD) method for mass segmentation and classification. Expand
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Defect in neutrophil granulocyte chemotaxis in Job's syndrome of recurrent "cold" staphylococcal abscesses.
Abstract Neutrophil granulocyte function was investigated in four females with recurrent, " cold " staphylococcal abscesses and chronic eczema (Job's syndrome). Each of the patients had a profoundExpand
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CT of malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a rare tumor. Although the chest film findings of pleural mesothelioma are well described, there are few descriptions of the findings of computed tomography (CT).Expand
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Granulocytic sarcoma (chloroma): CT manifestations.
Nests of granulocytic tumor cells in patients who have myelogenous leukemia are termed chloromas. Eight cases of chloroma seen on CT were reviewed. Lymph nodes, subcutaneous tissues, peritoneum,Expand
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