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Continuous peritoneal dialysis (CPD) was performed in 13 children with acute renal failure (ARF) in our intensive care units (ICU). The median age was 6 months (range 3 days to 77 months). Sixty-nine percent of the patients (9/13) were below the age of 12 months. CPD was performed for a median duration of 5 days (range 1-35 days). In 62% of the patients… (More)
In 1956, the Swedish office equipment company Facit embarked on a plan to produce large-scale computers for the Swedish and Western European markets. The plan involved recruiting several top engineers known as the BESK Boys, who developed a computer for Facit that briefly was the world's fastest. Circumstances, however, ultimately worked against Facit.
Cytocentrifuged preparations of mononuclear cells in blood and pleural fluid were stained for acid alpha-naphthyl acetate esterase (ANAE) in order to characterize the lymphocytes of pleural effusions histochemically. The cellular samples were obtained from 42 patients with pleural effusions caused by tuberculosis, pneumonia, cancer, malignant lymphoma,… (More)