Ruth Kwong

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The adaptive growth of the uterus is a critical event that involves changes in cellular phenotypes throughout pregnancy. In early pregnancy, uterine growth is due to hyperplasia of uterine smooth muscle cells (SMCs) within the myometrium; however, the major component of myometrial growth occurs after mid-gestation. This study sought to test the hypothesis(More)
Ventricular rupture following acute myocardial infarction usually leads to hemopericardium and death from cardiac tamponade. We describe a patient who had cardiac rupture during direct angioplasty for reinfarction 3 days following an acute anterior myocardial infarction. In this instance, ventricular rupture presented as a severe form of reperfusion injury.(More)
A program for treating advanced testicular cancer with vinblastine, bleomycin, and a single dose of cis-dichlorodiammineplatinum(II) was used in an attempt to reduce the toxicity of a 5-day regimen while maintaining a high response rate. In ten previously untreated and six previously treated patients, the complete remission rate was 25%. Toxic reactions(More)
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