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Isoenzymes of adenosine deaminase in pleural effusions: A diagnostic tool?
SETTING: Tygerberg Hospital, an academic teaching hospital, Republic of South Africa. OBJECTIVE: To identify the adenosine deaminase (ADA) isoenzymes as a diagnostic tool for tuberculosis in pleural effusions with increased ...
Use of failed-fertilized oocytes for diagnostic zona binding purposes after sperm binding improvement with a modified medium
Purpose: Because the availability of prophase oocytes for zona binding testing is limited, we compared sperm binding to the zona of failed- fertilized intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) ...
Age, weight, body mass index and endometrial thickness in postmenopausal women
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Influence of ethnic and geographic factors on the classic photoparoxysmal response in the electroencephalogram of epilepsy patients
The classic photoparoxysmal response (CPPR) on photic stimulation in the electroencephalogram (EEG) of 128 patients with chronic epilepsy, constituting three different ethnic groups, was investigated. All patients were ...
Cervical cytology in menopausal women at high risk for endometrial disease
The objective of this study was to evaluate the value of cervical cytology in the diagnosis of endometrial disease in women after menopause. In 128 consecutive menopausal women presenting with uterine bleeding (116) or in ...
Ultrasound appearances of intra- and extrahepatic biliary ascariasis
Background: To determine the range of ultrasonographic (US) appearances of Ascaris lumbricoides roundworms in the biliary system, their distribution in the intra- and extrahepatic parts of the system, and associated features. ...
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 ...
Mucocele of the surgically isolated esophagus
A large esophageal mucocele causing chest pain developed in a 26-year-old woman who had undergone esophageal bypass surgery and gastric interposition because of involvement by scleroderma. Computed tomographic (CT) scans ...
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 ...