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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 ...
Tracheostomy and peristomal recurrence
Emergency tracheostomy prior to laryngectomy for laryngeal carcinoma has been associated with peristomal recurrence. Is the peristomal recurrence caused by the tracheostomy per se, or is it due to the association of ...
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 ...
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 ...
A prospective study on the predictive value of normal sperm morphology as evaluated by computer (IVOS)
Objective: To evaluate the IVOS (Hamilton Thorne Research Version 2.1 Dimension Program, Beverly, MA) system's ability to predict fertilization in vitro in a prospective study. Design: A prospective clinical study. Setting: ...
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 ...
A comparative study using prepared and unprepared frozen semen for donor insemination
The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of pericervical insemination with unprepared semen with that of intrauterine insemination with prepared donor semen in a prospective, randomized, crossover clinical trial. ...
Haemospermia and nodular lung metastases without bone involvement: An unusual presentation of prostate carcinoma
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Serotonergic agents in the treatment of hypothalamic obesity syndrome: A case report
The hypothalamic obesity syndrome is characterized by hyperphagia and excessive weight gain in the presence of demonstrable hypothalamic injury. There have been no previous reports describing the use of serotonergic agents ...