Abul B. M. G. Mostafa

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An assessment has been made of some techniques used for cleaning surgical instruments at the Central Sterile Supply Departments (C.S.S.D.) at Dudley Road Hospital, Birmingham and the Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry. Tests were carried out using radioisotope methods, instruments being soiled with human serum albumin (h.s.a.) labelled with Technetium 99m(More)
WE HAVE recently reported (MosTAFA and CHACKETT, 1976) on the cleaning of nondisposable surgical instruments. We pointed out that there are many factors that determine the effectiveness of a washing system for any particular kind of instrument, but one of the most striking effects is that instruments with plane unbroken surfaces are invariably easier to(More)
Regional distribution of pulmonary ventilation and perfusion has been determined of 13 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Eight patients had alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency (α1ATD). Ventilation studies were carried out using xenon-133 (133Xe) and krypton-81m (81mKr) gases. Trapping indices were determined from the wash-out part of the(More)
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