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Vacuum-assisted closure system in treatment of postoperative mediastinitis, by Mohamed Ahmed Elawadi and Farouk Oueida, Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals December 2013 21: 708-712, DOI: 10.1177/0218492313479353 For the above paper the affiliation details for Mohamed Ahmed Elawadi were incomplete, they should have read: (1)Department of Cardiac Surgery, Saud Al-Babtain Cardiac Center, Dammam, Saudi Arabia (2)Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Banha Faculty of Medicine, Banha University, Egypt.
January 2015: Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals
Majdy Idrees
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January 2014: Annals of Thoracic Medicine
Ashley Meekin Johnson, Najmul Salman, Charles Gaymes, Andrew Rivard
SESSION TYPE: Critical Care Student/Resident Case Report Posters IPRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMINTRODUCTION: Viral pericardial effusions, have not been reported to cause airway compression possibly as the fluid does not create a mass effect. In young children, external compression of the bronchi may be seen more frequently due to the softer cartilage of these airways. (1)CASE PRESENTATION: A 5-month-old white female with an insignificant past medical history was admitted to an outside hospital with a low- grade fever of 10 days, labored breathing, and decreased appetite and urinary output...
October 1, 2012: Chest
Sheryll Soriano, Amardeep Shrestha, Mingchen Song
SESSION TYPE: Infectious Disease Cases IPRESENTED ON: Monday, October 22, 2012 at 01:45 PM - 03:00 PMINTRODUCTION: Posterior mediastinal abscesses are caused commonly by iatrogenic esophageal perforation and descending oropharyngeal infections. It rarely arises from below the diaphragm. Pancreatitis may extend into the mediastinum and manifest as mediastinitis, abscess or pseudocyst.CASE PRESENTATION: Patient is a 66-year-old female with recurrent pancreatitis necessitating four hospitalizations in one year...
October 1, 2012: Chest
Jean-Claude Bernard, Cyril Lecante, Julie Deceuninck, Gregory Notin, Lydie Journoud, Frederic Barral
BACKGROUND: The CMCR brace (Corset MonocoqueCarbone respectant la Respiration -which means Monoshell Carbon Brace respecting Breathing) is an innovative brace, used in orthopaedic treatment for progressive thoracic, thoraco-lumbar or combined scoliosis, whatever their etiology. It can be used at the very young age without disrupting the chest growth, but should be kept for reducible scoliosis in older teenagers. BRACE DESCRIPTION AND PRINCIPLES: The CMCR brace is monoshell while retaining the corrective principle of the polyvalve Lyon brace with one or two supports (brace "pads") located on hump(s)...
2013: Scoliosis
Mohamed S Al-Moamary
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2009: Annals of Thoracic Medicine
Alexandre Todorovic Fabro, Hugo Hyung Bok Yoo, Thais Helena Abrahão Thomaz Queluz
OBJECTIVE: To increase the knowledge base regarding pulmonology research in Brazil. METHODS: A retrospective, observational study of the abstracts published in the Annals of the Brazilian Pulmonology and Phthisiology Conferences held from 1986 to 2004, quantifying the institutions of origin by geographic distribution and type, as well as categorizing the abstracts by study design and topic. RESULTS: A total of 6467 abstracts were published...
July 2006: Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia: Publicaça̋o Oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia
R A Belfer, M A Gittelman, A E Muñiz
OBJECTIVES: Management of febrile infants and children remains controversial despite the 1993 publication in Pediatrics and Annals of Emergency Medicine of practice guidelines. Our aim was to determine the management of febrile infants and children by pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) fellowship directors and emergency medicine (EM) residency directors and compare their approach with the published practice guidelines. METHODS: Four case scenarios were sent to 64 PEM directors and 100 EM directors in the United States and Canada, describing four febrile, nontoxic infants and children aged 25 days (case 1), 7 weeks (case 2), 5 months (case 3), and 22 months (case 4)...
April 2001: Pediatric Emergency Care
C A Alexander
While visiting the Peoples Republic of China in 1982, I became aware of the work of the Canadian, Norman Bethune, as a military surgeon. Bethune first served as a stretcher-bearer in an ambulance unit and later as a medical officer with the Allies during the First World War. He also participated in the Spanish Civil War as a military physician. He died in China while serving with Mao Tse-tung's 8th Route Army, fighting the Japanese invaders in Yenan. Bethune pioneered the use of whole blood transfusions in combat areas, first in Spain and then in China...
April 1999: Military Medicine
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