Sally Fernandez

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We treated low-risk febrile neutropenic cancer patients utilizing two standard outpatient antibiotic pathways: oral ampicillin/clavulanate (500 mg) and ciprofloxacin (500 mg) or intravenous ceftazidime (2 g) and clindamycin (600 mg) every 8 h. The objectives were to determine the success of outpatient treatment of low-risk febrile neutropenia, to identify(More)
INTRODUCTION The thalamus is one of the strategic diencephalic structures of the human brain. The artery of Percheron, an asymmetrical common trunk arising from a P1 segment of the posterior cerebral artery, is a peculiar presentation of the three variants involved in the irrigation of the paramedian thalamic territory. Occlusion of this artery results in(More)
Osteosarcoma is the most common bone tumor in dogs. However, current literature focuses primarily on appendicular osteosarcoma. This study examined the prognostic value of histological and clinical factors in flat and irregular bone osteosarcomas and hypothesized that clinical factors would have a significant association with survival time while(More)
The effectiveness of a Eutectic Mixture of Local Anaesthetics (EMLA cream) for pain control during renal extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) was evaluated in a group of 20 patients who had not been able to tolerate a previous session without intravenous (i.v.) analgesia. EMLA cream (10 g) was applied on the skin over the area (64-100 cm2) where the(More)
Sirs: Many patients affected by syringomyelia have been described, most of them associated with the Chiari malformation. Frequently, the cavitation of the spinal cord extends to the medulla oblongata, and is then known as syringobulbia. Exceptionally, the syrinx extends beyond the brainstem, and is then called ‘syringocephalia’ or ‘cerebral syrinx’. To our(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate long-term intraocular pressure results after trabeculectomy in low risk patients. Therefore differences among glaucoma type and previous medical treatment will be evaluated. METHODS A retrospective follow-up study, ranging between 3 and 20 years, was carried out on 965 trabeculectomy surgeries without any surgical- failure factor.(More)
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