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Parapneumonic effusions secondary to community-acquired bacterial pneumonia in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients.
The purpose of this study was to determine whether the clinical and microbiological characteristics of parapneumonic effusions in patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) infected with theExpand
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Pleural cholesterol in differentiating transudates and exudates. A prospective study of 232 cases.
Two hundred and four patients with pleural effusion were studied to investigate the utility of Light's criteria and pleural fluid cholesterol level (pCHOL) in the identification of exudative pleuralExpand
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Influence of cardiopulmonary disease on resolution of pulmonary embolism. A mathematical model to predict remaining defects at six months.
Recovery of lung perfusion after pulmonary embolism (PE) is conditioned by several factors. The aim of this study was to analyze the differences of reperfusion after PE between patients with andExpand
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[Pleural thickening in tuberculous pleural effusion. The associated factors].
We aimed to determine which factors were related to the development of residual pleural thickening (RPT) after completion of prescribed treatment. Sixty-two patients with pleural tuberculosis (PTB)Expand
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[The clinical characteristics of pleural tuberculosis in patients with and without human immunodeficiency virus infection].
OBJECTIVE To determine whether or not there are differences in the characteristics of pleural tuberculosis (PT) related to whether patients are or are not infected by human immunodeficiency virusExpand
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[Right ventricular thrombosis and pulmonary thrombosis associated with venous-peritoneal diversion (Le Veen). Diagnosis with transesophageal echocardiography].
Central venous thrombosis (CVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) are complications that have been reported in association with the use of venous-peritoneal shunts (Le Veen). CVT usually develops aroundExpand