Allyn Stevens

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A retrospective cohort of 823 patients with ulcerative colitis who resided at the time of diagnosis in one of three defined geographical areas (West Midlands region, Oxford region, England and Stockholm County, Sweden) was assembled. The patients were first seen at named hospitals in these areas and the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis established within(More)
PURPOSE To describe the effects of introducing the Minimum Pricing Policy (MPP) and generic (brand) substitution in 1990 and 1994 respectively on the dispensing of Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) prescriptions both at the aggregate and individual patient level. METHODS The relative proportion of prescriptions with a brand premium and those at(More)
Neuroanatomical interconnections and neurophysiological relationships between the orofacial area and the cervical spine have been documented earlier. The present single-blind study was aimed at screening possible correlations between clinical signs of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and cervical spine disorders. Thirty-one consecutive patients with(More)
The demyelination process is an important factor contributing to long term sensory and motor impairments after spinal cord injury (SCI). Exposure of axonal K+ channels after demyelination may contribute to blockage of action potentials across the injury site. A K+ channel blocker, 4-aminopyridine (4-AP), has been effective in restoring some sensory and(More)
Tuberculous hepatic abscess occurs rarely, most of these being associated with tuberculosis at other sites. Only 11 reports of isolated tuberculous hepatic abscess have been made in the English literature. A further case of isolated tuberculous hepatic abscess is reported with particular emphasis on the difficulty that may be encountered in reaching the(More)
Histology sections from 61 cases of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the vulva presenting after 1988 were reviewed for evidence of associated epithelial abnormality. Of the 50 patients with epithelium adjacent to the tumour, 24 had histological evidence of lichen sclerosus (LS), 20 of severe vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN 3), 22 of human papilloma(More)
A severe non-dose related skin eruption attributable to treatment with captopril was recently reported: this is distinct from the dose related rashes that have been widely described. Ultrastructural and immunohistochemical studies were carried out to determine in detail the histological features of this eruption: the histological appearances were similar to(More)