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Proton relative biological effectiveness (RBE) for survival in mice after thoracic irradiation with fractionated doses
Purpose: This study aims at providing relative biological effectiveness (RBE) data under reference conditions accounting for the determination of the 'clinical RBE' of protons.Methods and Materials: RBE (ref. 60Co γ-rays) ...
Can uroflowmetry patterns in women be reliably interpreted?
Our aim was to investigate the proposition that uroflowmetry patterns can be reliably interpreted and correspond with specific urodynamic diagnoses. Uroflowmetry traces from 129 women with diagnoses of either genuine stress ...
Physiological induction of the acrosome reaction in human sperm: Validation of a microassay using minimal volumes of solubilized, homologous zona pellucida
Purpose: To develop a method that could accommodate microvolumes of solubilized human zona pellucida (ZP) and sperm for assessing the induction of the acrosome reaction. Methods: A microassay using 1 μl of 2.5, 1.25, 0.6, ...
Defects of blastogenesis: Counseling dilemmas in two families
Three patients are described with defects of blastogenesis and predominantly midline defects. Two were sibs of whom the firstborn were female cephalothoracopagusconjoined twins with multiple predominantly midline defects ...
Endovascular treatment of penetrating thoracic outlet arterial injuries
Objectives: to establish the feasibility of stent-graft treatment of penetrating thoracic outlet arterial injuries. Design: prospective study. Materials and methods: forty-one patients with penetrating injuries to the ...
Absence of human herpesvirus-8 DNA in Kaposi's sarcoma following postmastectomy lymphoedema
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Surrogate pregnancies in patients with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kustner-Hauser syndrome and severe teratozoospermia
The challenge of the case presented was threefold: congenital absent uterus (Mayer-Rokitansky-Kustner-Hauser syndrome), a request for surrogacy, and teratozoospermia in the husband (6% normal morphology according to the ...
Is the prophylactic administration of magnesium sulphate in women with pre-eclampsia indicated prior to labour?
Objective: To determine whether prophylactic magnesium sulphate is necessary to prevent eclampsia and associated complications among women with pre-eclampsia prior to labour. Design: Case series. Setting: Tertiary referral ...
Stable methylation patterns in interspecific antelope hybrids and the characterization and localization of a satellite fraction in the Alcelaphini and Hippotragini
Conflicting data has recently appeared concerning altered methylation patterns in interspecific mammalian hybrids and the potential this may hold for driving karyotypic evolution. We report no detectable methylation ...
Classification of drug-resistant tuberculosis in an epidemic area
Background: Traditionally, patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis are classified as having acquired drug-resistant or primary drug-resistant disease on the basis of a history of previous tuberculosis treatment. Only ...