Shirley Owen

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The plasma levels of 5 alpha-dihydrotestosterone, testosterone, delta 5-androstene-3 beta-17 beta-diol, delta 4-androstenedione, dehydroepiandrosterone, estrone, estradiol, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, follicle stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone and prolactin were measured in normal post-menopausal women and in post-menopausal women with proven(More)
BACKGROUND In vitro laboratory and animal studies demonstrate a synergistic role for the combination of vancomycin and antistaphylococcal β-lactams for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia. Prospective clinical data are lacking. METHODS In this open-label, multicenter, clinical trial, adults with MRSA bacteremia received(More)
We describe a patient with Parkinson's disease who developed bilateral pleural effusions and pleural fibrosis associated with pergolide therapy. Pergolide is an ergot-derived dopamine agonist used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. This case report illustrates that physicians should have a high index of suspicion and consider drug-induced adverse(More)
Copyright © 2008 Multimed Inc. Extrapulmonary small-cell carcinoma (EPSmCC) is a rare disease, and involvement of the small bowel is even more rare. Overall, EPSmCC accounts for only 0.1%–1% of all gastrointestinal tract (GIT) malignancies, which mostly affect the esophagus and colon. It is frequently metastatic at presentation, with high-grade pathologic(More)
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