Pleuroplumonary fibrosis is an uncommon but potentially serious adverse effect of bromocriptine used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Two cases of this reaction, which occurred 12 months and 5 months respectively after commencing therapy are here reported. In both instances prompt clinical and radiological improvement occurred when bromocriptine… (More)
A case of myxoma of the mitral valve is reported. The clinical features were indistinguishable from left atrial myxoma with prolapse through the mitral valve. Because of the known tendency for these tumours to recur it was treated by wide excision which necessitated replacement of the mitral valve.
BACKGROUND Persistent severe pain is a rare complication of benign asbestos-related pleural disease. METHODS Four patients are described in whom pain persisted for more than one year (range 18 months to five years) which was incompletely relieved by opioid medication and nerve blocking procedures. All underwent pleurectomy in an attempt to relieve it. … (More)
The wastewater treatment produces a large amount of sludge. The different uses of eliminations sludge such as landfills or incineration have consequences negative for the environment, the agricultural use has increased worldwide, especially in crops and few or no studies have been conducted with forest plantations in Algeria. The objective of this study is… (More)