Timothy A. Rubin

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UNLABELLED Clostridium difficile infection is one of the most common health care-associated infections, and up to 40% of patients suffer from recurrence of disease following standard antibiotic therapy. Recently, fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has been successfully used to treat recurrent C. difficile infection. It is hypothesized that FMT aids in(More)
BACKGROUND Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) continues to increase in incidence and severity, and was the most common nosocomial infection in the USA in 2010. Most cases of CDI respond to a standard course of antibiotics, but recurrent C. difficile infection (RCDI) has become increasingly frequent, and alternative treatments are needed. We examined the(More)
DISCUSSION Short-term evidence-based CHF therapy in elderly patients with chronic cardiorenal syndrome was associated with improvement of clinical and hemodynamical parameters. At the same time, the therapy based on the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and sympatoadrenal system blockade was not associated with a significant decrease in kidney function(More)
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