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Enoxacin 400 mg twice daily was given orally to 40 patients who had Salmonella typhi- or Salmonella paratyphi-positive blood or bone marrow cultures. One patient was switched to parenteral therapy within 48 hours of study enrollment, but the remaining 39 patients were given enoxacin for 10 to 14 days. All 39 patients were cured by enoxacin, even though 23(More)
Cardiogenic shock (CS) is a life-threatening condition associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Pharmacological therapy is often the first line of treatment but mechanical support can provide substantial hemodynamic improvement in refractory CS. Percutaneous mechanical support devices are placed in a minimally invasive manner and provide(More)
BACKGROUND Adverse events (AEs), such as intracranial hemorrhage, thromboembolic event, and progressive aortic insufficiency, create substantial morbidity and mortality during continuous flow left ventricular assist device support yet their relation to blood pressure control is underexplored. METHODS AND RESULTS A multicenter retrospective review of(More)
Littoral cell tumors (LCT) are rare primary splenic neoplasms, unique for their morphologic and immunolabeling features resembling the endothelial littoral cells lining the sinusoids of the red pulp. They include the more common and typically benign littoral cell angioma, as well as the less common, potentially malignant, littoral cell hemangioendothelioma(More)
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