S R Macdonald

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The ability to track cells in small-animal models of human disease is important because it gives the potential to improve our understanding of the processes of disease progression as well as our understanding of the therapeutic effects of interventions. In this study gold nanoparticles have been used as a permanent marker of implanted normal and malignant(More)
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to compare the efficacy of the centrifuged and Gram-stained smear with the efficacy of both urinalysis and reagent strip testing for nitrites and leukocyte esterase in detecting asymptomatic bacteriuria in obstetric patients. STUDY DESIGN A midstream urine specimen was evaluated in 528 patients either at the initial prenatal(More)
BACKGROUND To our knowledge, giant lymph node hyperplasia (Castleman disease) may present as a pelvic mass on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). CASE A postmenopausal woman with rapidly enlarging leiomyoma uteri was found to have a suspicious left adnexal mass mimicking an ovarian neoplasm on preoperative MRI. At laparotomy, the suspected uterus and normal(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to evaluate the effect that a patient's age at the time of hysterectomy for endometriosis-associated pain has on long-term improvement in symptoms. STUDY DESIGN An investigation of women who underwent hysterectomy for pelvic pain and endometriosis at <30 or >40 years of age was performed by means of medical records(More)
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to describe factors that prompted testing of women infected with the human immunodeficiency virus and health encounters in which missed opportunities for diagnosis occurred. STUDY DESIGN An observational investigation of 81 human immunodeficiency virus-infected women in the Chicago area was performed by means of an(More)
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