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BACKGROUND Skin manifestations are common clinical features among HIV/AIDS-positive patients. Their frequencies, patterns and associated factors have been shown to vary from region to region. The present study is aimed at documenting skin manifestations and their relationships with CD4 cell counts among HIV/AIDS patients in Cameroon. METHODS This study(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Examination of the laryngopharyngeal area is not always performed during routine upper gastrointestinal (UGI) endoscopies although older studies reported pathological findings in 0.9-3.5% of cases. The aim of our study was to prospectively evaluate the positive and negative predictive value of screening the laryngopharyngeal area during(More)
UNLABELLED 20-30% of obese patients without concomitant liver disease show elevated liver tests (ALAT, ASAT, GGT) which are known to normalize after weight reduction. Little is known about the impact of gastric banding on elevated liver enzymes. We investigated the role of gastric banding on weight reduction and liver enzymes in a cohort of patients with(More)
We present a case report of a 57 year old woman with recurrent chest pain, initially exclusively at exercise and later also at rest. This led to an emergency hospitalization for suspected myocardial infarction. As there were no enzymatic and electrocardiographic signs of acute infarction she was treated, as unstable angina pectoris. Coronary angiography(More)