Alistar Woodward

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Sudden nocturnal death in type 1 diabetes (‘dead in bed’ syndrome) is thought to be due to ECG QT prolongation with subsequent ventricular tachyarrhythmia in response to nocturnal hypoglycaemia. We investigated this theoretical mechanism using continuous ECG and continuous glucose monitoring in a group of patients with type 1 diabetes. Twenty-five patients(More)
grade fever of 2 months' duration. His past medical history was unremark-able, except for pulmonary tuberculosis treated 55 years earlier and chronic glaucoma. He lived in a rural area and had rare contact with cattle. On admission , his body temperature was 39.5°C; his right laterocervical lymph nodes were enlarged (3 cm x 4 cm) and inflamed. Blood values(More)
Ingested foreign bodies may lead to perforation of the gastrointestinal tract. We present a case of a 14-month-old boy who presented with an unusual abdominal mass secondary to ingesting a foreign body 4 months previously. Abdominal computerized tomography scan was valuable in making this diagnosis.
Seven patients with acute dissection of ascending aorta are presented and the role of two-dimensional echocardiography in the early diagnosis of this condition is emphasized. There were 5 male and 2 female patients. The mean age of the patients was 36.7 +/- 11.2 years. The presenting symptoms were chest pain in 7, associated interscapular pain in 4,(More)
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