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Muhammad Furqan, Aneel Bhagwani, Syed Ali Arsalan, Sheeba Mahjabeen, Tauseef Kamran, Sanjana Bhimani, Imroz Farhan, Syed Husain
SESSION TYPE: Respiratory Infections Posters IIPRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMPURPOSE: Tuberculosis is a disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis. Pakistan being a developing country has a very high incidence of tuberculosis. The aim of this study was to find the pattern of the post obstructive lung disease in our community presenting to our tertiary care setup with previous history of tuberculosis.METHODS: This was a prospective study carried out in the year 2012. Patients with the diagnosis of obstructive lung diseases were enrolled...
October 1, 2012: Chest
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The thoracoscopic and traditional thoracotomic surgical access for bronchiectesis treatment in children were compared. The first (thoracoscopic) group included 18 children. The control (thoracotomic) group included 26 patients. The mean operative time in the 1st group was 78.3±31 min; pleural draining lasted for 1.3 days and postoperative hospital stay was 9.93±2.08 days. The mean operative time in the 2nd group was 81.7±35.1 min; pleural draining lasted for 3.3 days and postoperative hospital stay was 14...
2012: Khirurgiia
P N Lum, P C Woo, S S Wong, K Yuen
A 79-year old woman, with a history of hypertension, presented with clinical features of congestive heart failure, fever, a purpuric rash, and left lower quadrant abdominal tenderness. Contrast computed tomography scan of the abdomen showed features of acute diverticulitis, and blood culture was subsequently positive for Klebsiella pneumoniae. Histological examination of a biopsy of the rash confirmed a diagnosis of leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV). The bacteremia responded to intravenous amoxycillin/clavulanic acid and gentamicin and the rash subsided...
August 2000: Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
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