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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 ...
Safety and efficacy of pantoprazole 40 mg daily as relapse prophylaxis in patients with healed reflux oesophagitis - A 2-year follow-up
Background: Pantoprazole is a benzimidazole derivative which selectively inhibits the proton pump H+, K+-ATPase, necessary for the final step in gastric acid secretion. Aim: To assess safety and efficacy of oral pantoprazole ...
Screening for mutations in exon 4: Of the LDL receptor gene: Identification of a new deletion mutation
DNA from 14 unrelated New Zealand familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) heterozygotes, originating from the United Kingdom, was screened for mutations in exon 4 of the low density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) gene. One patient ...
A rapid epidemiological assessment of dental erosion to assist in settling an industrial dispute.
A rapid epidemiological assessment (REA) of industrial dental erosion was undertaken with the aim of formulating a range of treatment strategies which could be used to settle an industrial dispute. This dispute concerned ...
Carotid stent-assisted angioplasty
We present the results of the first 33 patients who underwent carotid stent-assisted angioplasty at the Heart Unit of Panorama Medi-Clinic between March 1995 and June 1996. Intravascular stents (48 Palmaz-Schatz and 1 Wall ...
Subtypes of acute postinfectious glomerulonephritis: A clinico-pathological correlation
The case records and histopathology of 42 adults with the characteristic light and electron microscopic features of Acute Postinfectious Glomerulonephritis (APGN) were studied. The biopsies were divided into three subtypes ...
Ejaculatory failure and hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism caused by haemochromatosis
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An early-onset recessive cerebellar disorder with distal amyotrophy and, in two patients, gross myoclonia: A probable ataxia telangiectasia variant
We report a family of 4 siblings from a non-consanguineous marriage, presenting with an early onset recessive cerebellar ataxia and progressive distal limb wasting. Ocular or other telangiectasias were absent. There were ...
Serologic markers for hepatitis B virus and hepatitis A virus in Bushmen in West Caprivi, Namibia.
A community based sero-epidemiological study was undertaken to determine the age specific prevalence rates of hepatitis A virus (HAV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in a band of Bushmen in the West Caprivi, Namibia. ...
A survey of dental practice and equipment characteristics.
The aim of this study was to determine what would be regarded as essential equipment required for setting up a dental practice and the cost thereof. This information could be useful for the newly qualified dentist. Seventy ...