Alison D Cluroe

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Racial differences in the incidence and rate of rupture of intracranial aneurysms are well recognized. A retrospective study of racial differences between Maori and European New Zealanders presenting to the Auckland Regional Neurosurgical Unit between 1985 and 1990 was conducted. It was found that the incidence per 100,000 of the population for all(More)
BACKGROUND The authors present a clinicopathological report of their initial experience with perfluorohexyloctane (F6H8), a novel semifluorinated liquid fluorocarbon developed as a long-term vitreous substitute. METHODS A retrospective observational review was performed of five patients in whom F6H8 had been used for management of rhegmatogenous retinal(More)
UNLABELLED McKittrick-Wheelock syndrome (MWS) is a rare consequence of severe dehydration and electrolyte depletion due to mucinous diarrhoea secondary to a rectosigmoid villous adenoma. Reported cases of MWS commonly describe hypersecretion of mucinous diarrhoea in association with dehydration, hypokalaemia, hyponatraemia, hypochloraemia and pre-renal(More)
In 1992, Lee and Opeskin published an article on the little-recognized problem of death related to multiple superficial soft-tissue injuries following an assault. These deaths resulted from an acute assault and were restricted to young aboriginal women with a history of alcoholism. Presented here is a similar case occurring in a 22-year-old Polynesian(More)
To determine the incidence of bronchial gland duct ectasia in fatal asthma and its association with interstitial emphysema, the histological features of 72 patients in whom death was considered to be due to asthma, and 72 matched control subjects in whom sudden death was not attributed to asthma, were reviewed. In all cases and controls, sections of two or(More)