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Autoerotic asphyxia (a case report).
The authors report the case of a young man, 18 years of age, who died as a result of autoerotic asphyxia. In the practice of forensic medicine such cases are presented as deaths from mechanic asphyxia in which, using various means and devices, the neck is constricted or the external respiratory orif...
Drug susceptibility testing of Malassezia furfur strains to antifungal agents.
The minimal inhibitory concentration of the three most commonly used antifungal agents--ketoconazole, fluconazole and intraconazole against 28 strains of Malassezia furfur, was studied. The strains were recovered from patients with pityriasis versicolor, pityriasis simplex capitis and dermatitis sebo...
Our experience in the treatment of acute Amanita phalloides poisoning.
The acute mushroom poisoning cases in adults comprise 7.01% of the total acute poisoning caseload. The phalloid poisoning accounts for 9.26% of the total number of patients with mushroom poisoning admitted for treatment. The application of contemporary diagnostic-therapeutic protocol lowers the hosp...
Pneumothorax and conventional ventilation in the neonatal period.
1. The dynamics of the indices that we followed shows some characteristic findings and differences between the survived and nonsurvived newborns with pnth during the first three days following the initiation of conventional ventilation. 2. We found a significant difference in the values and dynamics...
Glanzmann's thrombasthenia in 11 cases of one family.
We report here the largest family in Bulgaria with Glanzmann's thrombasthenia which is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. Eleven children in four successive generations were followed up. Clinically, the disease manifested in mucocutaneous haemorrhages. Five of the children died due to sever...
Genetic studies on abnormally located chordae in cardiac cavities.
A sample of 29 patients with abnormally located chordae in the cardiac cavities is discussed. The pathologic condition was diagnosed during life time using two-dimensional echocardiography. The abnormally located chordae were most frequently found in the left ventricle, but there were cases in which...
[EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES ON THE HEALING OF THE BRONCHIAL STUMP].
[SIGNIFICANCE OF STROMAL REACTION IN THE PROGNOSIS OF MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS].
[ON THE INCIDENCE OF THYROID CANCER].
Surgical management of metastatic tumors of the cervical spine.
We used the Tomita scale and Harrington classification. Seven patients had only one affected vertebra, 4 patients--two vertebrae, one patient--three vertebrae, 2 patients--four vertebrae, and in the other 3 patients more than one segment was affected. Surgery was performed in 12 patients. One level...