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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 ...
Age, weight, body mass index and endometrial thickness in postmenopausal women
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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 ...
Congenital unilateral absence of a pulmonary artery as an isolated finding and UAPA with contralateral peripheral pulmonary artery stenosis two case reports with a brief literature review
We describe the findings in a young man with unilateral absence of the right pulmonary artery and a child with unilateral absence of the left pulmonary artery and contralateral peripheral stenosis of the pulmonary artery. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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: ...