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BACKGROUND Childhood obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is suggested to be associated with cardiac structural abnormalities and dysfunction but existing evidence is limited and the treatment effect on echocardiographic outcome remains controversial. OBJECTIVE To examine the presence of subclinical cardiac abnormalities in childhood OSA and the effects of(More)
BACKGROUND Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a distressing disease associated with pruritus and sleep disturbance. Scratching due to pruritus is an important mechanism in the exacerbation of AD but is difficult to document in the home environment. OBJECTIVES To evaluate whether nocturnal wrist activities, defined as average acceleration in the early hours of(More)
Twenty five children with newly diagnosed Hodgkin's disease were clinically staged and treated with a chemotherapy protocol designed to reduce delayed toxicity. Four patients without macroscopic residual disease after biopsy received three cycles of hybrid EVAP/ABV. All remain in CR 31-46 months from diagnosis. One other developed fever and rash considered(More)
Twenty-six patients who had cytogenetic analyses performed for myeloid malignancies at St. Vincent's Hospital over a 6-year period were found to have an inversion abnormality of chromosome 16 (25 patients) or t(16;16) (1 patient). Only 16 patients had all the features of M4Eo, while the other 10 patients had diagnoses of M2, M4, M5, RAEB, and RAEB-T; six of(More)
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