Wendy Wheeler

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This trial evaluated the effects of epoprostenol on patients with severe left ventricular failure. Patients with class IIIB/IV congestive heart failure and decreased left ventricular ejection fraction were eligible for enrollment if angiography documented severely compromised hemodynamics while the patient was receiving a regimen of digoxin, diuretics, and(More)
A 12-year-old boy is admitted for emergency surgery for acute abdominal syndrome. The intervention showed strangulation of the terminal ileum by the vermiform appendix. The pathology analysis showed bilharzial appendicitis by Schistosoma haematobium. The patient was treated with praziquantel. The literature is not plentiful on this subject. Because(More)
We report here a patient who presented with locally advanced Jackson Stage IV penile squamous cell carcinoma who was managed with preoperative 5-fluorouracil, mitomycin C chemotherapy, and concurrent radiation therapy. He experienced an excellent partial response which allowed more limited surgery than would otherwise be indicated. He is still alive and(More)
BUMC PROCEEDINGS 2002;15:13–15 Primary pulmonary hypertension has an annual incidence of 1 to 2 cases per million people in the general population and an onset in the third to fourth decades of life (1). It is a progressive disease that affects women twice as frequently as men; the mean survival time from diagnosis is 2.5 years (2). Patients with chronic(More)