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Inherited and acquired thrombophilias and poor pregnancy outcome: Should we be treating with heparin?Inherited and acquired thrombophilias and poor pregnancy outcome: Should we be treating with heparin?
Purpose of review: The most important acquired thrombophilia related to poor pregnancy outcome is probably antiphospholipid syndrome. Inherited thrombophilias that have been implicated in venous thromboembolism and poor ...
Relationship between Human Sperm Morphology and Acrosomal Function
Purpose: In this study, we investigated the relationship between functionality of the acrosome and sperm morphology. Methods: Acrosome reaction (AR) was separately determined in live and dead sperm and in those with normal, ...
Traumatic dislocation of the atlanto-occipital joint
We present four patients who had sustained a traumatic dislocation of the atlanto-occipital joint. The diagnosis was initially missed in two patients. One patient, who was neurologically intact, was treated non-operatively. ...
Treatment of operable breast cancer in the elderly: A randomised clinical trial EORTC 10850 comparing modified radical mastectomy with tumorectomy plus tamoxifen
We have examined the outcome of older patients with operable breast cancer treated in a randomised trial by either standard surgery or less extensive surgery and tamoxifen. There were 236 participants aged ≥70 years, ...
Stüve-Wiedemann syndrome in children surviving infancy: Clinical and radiological features
We report three children from two inbred Arab families with Stüve-Wiedemann syndrome who have survived the first year of life (ages are 6 years, 2.8 years and 2 years). All exhibited a characteristic phenotype resembling ...
Comparative efficacy of triptorelin pamoate and leuprolide acetate in men with advanced prostate cancer
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of monthly administrations of the luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonists triptorelin pamoate and leuprolide acetate to induce and maintain castrate levels of serum testosterone ...
Problems with prostate specific antigen screening for prostate cancer in the primary healthcare setting in South Africa
OBJECTIVES: To assess the feasibility of detecting early-stage prostate cancer in the primary healthcare setting, and to investigate whether there is a higher incidence of prostate cancer in Black African men. PATIENTS AND ...
Testicular function after torsion of the spermatic cord
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Accuracy of pleural puncture sites: A prospective comparison of clinical examination with ultrasound
Study objective: To assess the value of chest ultrasonography vs clinical examination for planning of diagnostic pleurocentesis (DPC). Design: Prospective comparative study. Setting: Pulmonary unit of a tertiary teaching ...
Paraneoplastic bilateral proptosis in a case of non-small cell lung cancer
We report the case of a 51-year-old woman with a large cell bronchial carcinoma with neuroendocrine differentiation (T3N0M0, stage IIB) and bilateral exophthalmos. A CT of the orbitae was compatible with Graves ophthalmopathy, ...