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Bilateral pleural fluid caused by a pancreaticopleural fistula requiring surgical treatment.
A 53-year-old man developed bilateral pleural effusion with respiratory failure. The amylase level in the pleural effusion was elevated. He had neither abdominal symptoms nor abdominal physicalExpand
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A right paratracheal air cyst caused by tracheal diverticula.
A 65-year-old woman presented with pain in her throat and neck. Thin-section computed tomography (CT) revealed an air-filled lesion at the right paratracheal region and two narrow connections to theExpand
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Destructive pulmonary embolism in a patient with community-acquired staphylococcal bacteremia
Abstract We report a 17-year-old man with destructive pulmonary embolism caused by Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. The patient was not immunocompromised and had neither underlying diseases nor riskExpand
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[Clinical features of chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis treated with voriconazole in patients with chronic respiratory disease].
We analyzed clinical features of chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis (CNPA) in patients with underlying chronic respiratory disease, and evaluated the efficacy and tolerability ofExpand
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Bacteremic Moraxella catarrhalis pneumonia in a patient with immunoglobulin deficiency
A-75-year old woman with agammaglobulinemia developed Moraxella catarrhalis bacteremic pneumonia. M. catarrhalis pneumonia is rarely associated with bacteremia, and neutrophils have been reported asExpand
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Potent cholesterol-lowering effect by human granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor in rabbits. Possible implications of enhancement of macrophage functions and an increase in mRNA for VLDL
The mechanism by which granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) lowers plasma cholesterol levels is not well understood. We tested recombinant human GM-CSF (rhGM-CSF) on plasmaExpand
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Myocardial damage after successful thrombolysis is associated with the duration of ST re‐elevation at reperfusion
The purpose of this study was to investigate the significance of ST re‐elevation at reperfusion using strict criteria for patient inclusion and exclusion. Twenty‐nine patients who had a firstExpand
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[A case of lung adenocarcinoma with gradual enlargement of thin-walled cavity causing pneumothorax].
A 71-year-old man presented with a thin-walled cavity in his left lung in November 2006. A previous chest CT in 2003 showed a small thin-walled cavity in his left lingula. Although no obvious changeExpand
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Serum Digitoxin Concentrations in the Elderly
radioimmunoassay により digitoxin 維持量投与中の患者118人 (男81人, 女37人) の血清 digitoxin 濃度を測定 (のべ262回) し, その臨床的意義につき検討した. さらに従来老齢者にジギタリス中毒が多いといわれているのでこの点に注目して血清濃度の面より検討を加えた. その結果,1) 中毒群の血清濃度は平均35.5ng/ml,Expand
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