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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Nodular tuberculid: A report of four patients
The tuberculids are hypersensitivity reactions to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) and include papulonecrotic tuberculid (PNT), lichen scrofulosorum, erythema induratum of Bazin (EIB), and phlebitic tuberculid. Papulonecrotic ...
The potential of midwives providing primary obstetric care to reduce perinatal deaths in a rural region
Objective: To determine the proportion of perinatal deaths that could be reduced by midwives providing primary obstetric services. Method: The study was conducted in a rural region of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. The ...
Transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Aim. To compare the Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates of adult index cases with multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis to the isolates obtained from their child contacts. Patients and methods. A 4-year prospective study ...