Randy Shilts's And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS PDF

By Randy Shilts

ISBN-10: 0312374631

ISBN-13: 9780312374631

Upon it's first e-book two decades in the past, And The Band Played on used to be speedy famous as a masterpiece of investigatve reporting. a world bestseller, a nominee for the nationwide booklet Critics Circle Award, and made right into a seriously acclaimed motion picture, Shilts' divulge published why AIDS used to be allowed to unfold unchecked throughout the early 80's whereas the main relied on associations missed or denied the threat.  One of the few true smooth classics, it replaced and framed how AIDS was once mentioned within the following years. Now republished in a distinct twentieth Anniversary variation, And the Band performed On continues to be one of many crucial books of our time.

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The hilar region on each side is unremarkable, and the main bronchi appear normal. The heart is orthotopic with normal configuration. The cardiac chambers are of normal size. Major intrathoracic vessels and imaged portions of the supra-aortic vessels are unremarkable. The thoracic skeleton and thoracic soft tissues show no abnormalities. Interpretation The thoracic organs appear normal at CT. , plaques or infiltrates) bber Moeller, Normal Findings in CT and MRI © 2000 Thieme All rights reserved.

5 cm 7 Abdominal aorta: ț Transverse diameter ca. 18−30 mm 8 Kidneys: a Anteroposterior diameter ca. 4 cm b Transverse diameter 5−6 cm; craniocaudal diameter (= highest to lowest section) 8−13 cm c Transverse renal axis: posteriorly divergent angle of 120° d Width of renal cortex: 4−5 mm e Width of ureter: 4−7 mm Position of superior poles of kidneys: ț Right: superior border of L1 ț Left: inferior border of T12 bber Moeller, Normal Findings in CT and MRI © 2000 Thieme All rights reserved. Usage subject to terms and conditions of license.

Usage subject to terms and conditions of license. Pancreas ț ț ț ț ț ț ț ț ț ț Liver ț ț ț 51 — Termination (usually opens into duodenum at Vater papilla with intrapancreatic part of common bile duct) No peripancreatic fluid (exudate tracks along the left and right pararenal spaces, into the omental bursa, and along the paracolic gutters) Para-aortic region Splenic vein: — Course (lies against posterior surface of pancreas, runs from splenic hilum to portal vein) — Width Lymph nodes (especially the parapancreatic and pancreaticosplenic stations): — Size — Number Peripancreatic fat: — Fat attenuation — No infiltration — No fluid Mesenteric artery and vein: — Course — Size Duodenum (descending part: directly adjacent to head of pancreas; horizontal part: directly adjacent to uncinate process) Transverse mesocolon Stomach: — Smooth posterior surface — Normal wall thickness — Surrounded by fatty tissue Extrahepatic bile ducts: — Course (from porta hepatis to head of pancreas) — Width (see below) — Contents of homogeneous fluid density — No calculi — No air Position Size (if evaluable) Borders — Smooth — Sharp bber Moeller, Normal Findings in CT and MRI © 2000 Thieme All rights reserved.

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