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Basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) are very frequent cutaneous cancers, often located on the face. Cure rates with surgery and radiotherapy are high, but these treatments have never been compared prospectively. A randomized trial was initiated in 1982 to compare surgery and radiotherapy in the treatment of primary BCC of the face measuring less than 4 cm. The(More)
BACKGROUND Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive degenerative condition of synovial joints in response to both internal and external factors. The relationship of OA in one joint of an extremity to another joint within the same extremity, or between extremities, has been a topic of interest in reference to the etiology and/or progression of the disease. (More)
BACKGROUND The clinical usefulness of intravenous thrombolytic therapy in unstable angina is currently unknown, despite the pathogenetic similarity of this entity to acute myocardial infarction, for which thrombolysis has enjoyed great success. To compare the clinical benefit of intravenous urokinase with that of conventional antithrombotic therapy in(More)
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