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Efficacy of a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against acute otitis media.
BACKGROUND Ear infections are a common cause of illness during the first two years of life. New conjugate vaccines may be able to prevent a substantial portion of cases of acute otitis media causedExpand
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Regular-dose versus high-dose omeprazole in peptic ulcer bleeding: a prospective randomized double-blind study.
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that profound acid inhibition along with endoscopic therapy might prevent rebleeding and reduce mortality in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding. The aim of the studyExpand
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Endotoxaemia and acute pancreatitis: correlation between the severity of the disease and the anti-enterobacterial common antigen antibody titre.
Enterobacterial common antigen is a highly immunogenic component of the Gram negative bacterial cell wall that is common to all enteric bacteria. In the present study, the humoral antibody responseExpand
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Analysis of the risk factors and their combinations in acute gastroduodenal ulcer bleeding: A case-control study
Objective. Traditional non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) including ASA for thrombosis prophylaxis (ASA-TP), for pain medication (ASA-P) or non-ASA NSAIDs (NANSAIDs), Helicobacter pyloriExpand
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Ribotyping of Clostridium perfringens isolates.
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Acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in Central Finland Province, Finland, and in Tartu County, Estonia.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS A comparative study of the epidemiology of acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (UGIH) was carried out in Central Finland province (CF), Finland, and in Tartu county (TC),Expand
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Biofeedback therapy in rectal prolapse patients
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of perioperative biofeedback training on postoperative continence in patients with rectal prolapse. METHODS: Thirtysix consecutive patientsExpand
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Antibiotics in acute cholecystitis.
In 460 cholecystectomies performed for acute cholecystitis 215 (47%) positive gallbladder bile cultures were obtained. In 73% of emergency operations bacteria were recovered, in 48% of earlyExpand
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Primary gastrointestinal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. A population based study in central Finland in 1975-1993.
Gastrointestinal lymphomas have been uncommon, but the frequency of their predisposing conditions is increasing. The objective of the present study is to determine the frequency of gastrointestinalExpand
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Kock's continent ileostomy: Results of 51 operations and experiences with correction of nipple‐valve insufficiency
Fifty‐one Kock's continent reservoir ileostomies were performed over a 4‐year period. Immediate postoperative complications included 2 perforations of the reservoir, causing the death of 1 patient, 4Expand
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