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George Elliott Clarke's Othello
Vitamin D Status and Bone Density in Recently Diagnosed Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Manitoba IBD Cohort Study
(American Journal Gastroenterology, 2008-06)
OBJECTIVES: Bone mineral density (BMD) is usually normal at the time of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) diagnosis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of vitamin D metabolism in recently diagnosed ...
Autopneumonectomy with Compensatory Lung Growth
A 23-year-old female immigrant from Ethiopia presented with a history of hemoptysis and an abnormal chest x-ray. A computed tomography scan showed that her left lung was greatly shrunken and her right lung was very large ...
Ventrolateral Partial Dorsal Root Entry Zone Rhizotomy for Occipital Neuralgia
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: Medically refractory occipital neuralgia (ON) has been treated with a variety of neuroablative procedures. The present case report supports the effectiveness of ventrolateral partial rhizotomy ...
PKA and Epac cooperate to augment bradykinin-induced interleukin-8 release from human airway smooth muscle cells
Abstract Background Airway smooth muscle contributes to the pathogenesis of pulmonary diseases by secreting inflammatory mediators such as interleukin-8 (IL-8). IL-8 production ...
A comparison of biologically variable ventilation to recruitment manoeuvres in a porcine model of acute lung injury
Abstract Background Biologically variable ventilation (return of physiological variability in rate and tidal volume using a computer-controller) was compared to control mode ...
Guidance on patient Identification and Administration of Recombinant Human Activated protein C for the Treatment of Severe Sepsis
Approximately one-third of cases of severe sepsis result in death. Endogenous activated protein C (ApC) plays a key role in the regulation of the inflammation, fibrinolysis and coagulation associated with severe sepsis. ...
Hepatic Hydrothorax: How Would You Manage It?
A 53-year-old woman with a history of chronic alcoholism presented with symptomatic large right-sided pleural effusion with no evidence of ascites. After a diagnosis of hepatic hydrothorax was established, her symptoms ...
Competing Autonomy Claims and the Changing Grammar of Global Politics.
This article argues that contending ideas about autonomy lie behind current discourses of human rights, claims to nation-state and cultural autonomy, and democracy promotion. Globalizing processes are bringing these contested ...