Ramon Sheehan

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BACKGROUND We sought to characterize the distinctive pulmonary vascular abnormalities seen on chest radiographs and computed tomography (CT) scans in Eisenmenger syndrome. METHODS AND RESULTS Thoracic CT scans, chest radiographs, and clinical data were reviewed for 24 Eisenmenger syndrome patients subdivided into those with interatrial (pretricuspid)(More)
This study was conducted to determine the reliability and validity of using a pressure gauge to differentiate gastric from pulmonary placement of nasoenteral tubes in nonmechanically ventilated patients. It was anticipated that on inhalation, tubes properly placed in the gastric region would yield positive readings owing to positive gastric pressures.(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the successful use of recombinant human FSH in a patient with a history of a severe systemic immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated reaction to urofollitropin. SETTING University hospital. PATIENT A 38-year-old infertility patient who had experienced a whole-body rash with hives, tachycardia, fever, and other symptoms after urofollitropin(More)
Gemifloxacin is a new fluoroquinolone that has been shown to possess a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity against gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms including methicillin-susceptible and methicillin-resistant staphylococci, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae and most members of the family Enterobacteriaceae. The aim of the(More)
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