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In vitro fertilization failure: Identification of gamete defects by investigation of sperm-zona pellucida binding capacity of unfertilized oocytes
The objective of the study was to determine whether fertilization failure was due to spermatozoal or oocyte factors. Twenty-five unfertilized oocytes and from 12 IVF/GIFT couples showing total or partial fertilization ...
Bowel herniation through the torn diaphragm: II. Intestinal herniation
Five cases of intestinal herniation through the torn diaphragm are presented. Plain radiography, single contrast examination, and ultrasonography show some simple features that either have not been previously published or ...
Combined use of pleural adenosine deaminase with lymphocyte/neutrophil ratio: Increased specificity for the diagnosis of tuberculous pleuritis
Increased pleural fluid adenosine deaminase (ADA) activity is classically associated with tuberculous pleuritis. However, increased activity can also occur in a number of other diseases and this may negatively affect the ...
Evening primrose oil (Epogam®) in the treatment of chronic hand dermatitis: Disappointing therapeutic results
Background: Hand dermatitis is a common therapeutic challenge with limited and unsatisfactory therapy modules. A possible beneficial role of oral evening primrose oil needs to be investigated. Objective: Pharmacological ...
Human papillomavirus DNA in oral squamous cell carcinomas from an African population sample
Background. The incidence of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is on the increase in developing countries. Materials and Methods. Formalin fixed paraffin embedded blocks of OSCCs from a Black South African population ...
Papulonecrotic tuberculid in children: A report of eight patients
Papulonecrotic tuberculid (PNT), a form of cutaneous tuberculosis (TB), is uncommon in children. We identified eight children (six girls and two boys) with PNT. Their ages ranged from 19 to 139 months (median: 47.5 months, ...
Efficacy and tolerability of pantoprazole 40 mg versus 80 mg in patients with reflux oesophagitis
Background: Pantoprazole is a substituted benzimidazole which is a potent inhibitor of gastric acid secretion by its action upon H+,K+-ATPase. Methods: Pantoprazole 40 mg and 80 mg were compared in a randomized double-blind ...
Preservation of function by radiotherapy of small primary carcinomas preceded by neck dissection for extensive nodal metastases of the head and neck
Background. When patients are initially seen with a small primary tumor and regional metastases, the question arises whether the primary can be managed by definitive radiotherapy while treating the neck with surgery and ...
Preliminary experience with thallous chloride Tl 201-labeled single-photon emission computed tomography scanning in head and neck cancer
Objectives: To test the feasibility of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scanning with the use of thallous chloride Tl 201 in patients with head and neck cancer and to decide its possible applications to ...
Three cases with nasopharyngeal/cranial teratomata.
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