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Spinal Cord Compression

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TTP

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Management of Malignant Pericardial Effusion with Instillation of Mitomycin C in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer :Malignant pericardial effusion resulting in cardiac tamponade is a very serious clinical situation. The immediate control of such pericardial effusions is mandatory for both survival and an improvement in the performance status (PS) or the quality of life of cancer patients. Tetracycline hydrochloride, bleomycin sulfate, cisplatin, carboplatin and mitomycin C have been reported to be effective in controlling malignant pericardial effusion (1–8). These reports, however, have dealt with heterogeneous neoplasms and presented no evidence that the dose of sclerosing agents was optimized. Thus, no standard treatment for malignant pericardial effusion has yet been established. Therefore, updated approaches and methods including the intrapericardial instillation...See Full Article

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Effects of Continuous Vasopressin Infusion in Patients with Septic Shock : Despite improvements in the treatment of septic shock, the incidence of mortality remains 28–50%. Current hemodynamic support includes treatment with fluids, inotropic agents such as dobutamine and milrinone, and catecholamine vasopressors such as norepinephrine, epinephrine, dopamine, and phenylephrine......See Full Article

 

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