Samantha Moe

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BACKGROUND Secondary hyperparathyroidism is a common complication in patients with chronic kidney disease and treatment with vitamin D analogues is a mainstay of therapy. Although oral calcitriol and alfacalcidol are used extensively in Canada, there is little published data comparing equal doses of these agents. OBJECTIVES To compare the effect of equal(More)
HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelets) syndrome is an obstetric complication with heterogeneous presentation, multisystem involvement and variable prognosis, but which usually resolves after delivery. We report a case of HELLP syndrome with subcapsular hematoma of the liver causing extrapericardial cardiac tamponade. The subcapsular(More)
BACKGROUND A "sick euthyroid" syndrome occurs in patients with severe decompensated chronic heart failure (CHF) and other chronic illnesses and is related to adverse prognosis, but it has not been described in patients with compensated CHF. The aim of this study was to determine whether manifestations of the sick euthyroid syndrome occur in patients with(More)
Background: Most approaches to the medial orbit and lower provide suboptimal access and leave visible scars. The transcaruncular approach is an improvement over previous procedures, but disadvantages remain: there is no defined surgical plane through the caruncle; the caruncular tissue is highly vascular; and the approach may cause considerable(More)
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