Ashley Jenkin

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Childhood environmental lead exposure in the city of Antofagasta, Chile, was generated by the accumulation of recently removed lead stores derived from mining activities for a long period of time. Susceptibility to harmful lead effects may be associated with polymorphisms of delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) because of the differential binding of(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the use of the mobile lithotripter in the treatment of tennis elbow and plantar fasciitis. METHOD A prospective single blind randomised trial was performed on 24 patients with tennis elbow and 23 patients with plantar fasciitis, with a mean duration of symptoms of 11 months. All patients had failed one or more method of(More)
This case details a patient with primary amenorrhea with an unusual cause. She presented at age 16 with short stature, minimal sexual development and no prior menses. Her history was significant for poorly controlled type 1 diabetes. She had been evaluated previously for growth hormone deficiency, and had received a short course of growth hormone therapy.(More)
Ventral hernia is common, complicating up to 20 % of laparotomies. Plication of the rectus sheath with lateral component separation (LCS) provides a durable repair with acceptable functional outcomes. Additional support to the anterior abdominal wall may be provided by synthetic or biological mesh. Biological grafts invoke local tissue remodeling and result(More)
INGUINAL HERNIA: CROSSFIRE BETWEEN THE MESHES © Springer-Verlag 2014 C017:01 A RANDOMISED COMPARATIVE TRIAL OF LIGHTWEIGHT VERSUS HEAVYWEIGHT MESH IN LAPAROSCOPIC TOTAL EXTRA PERITONEAL INGUINAL HERNIOPLASTY A Teoh' , K Chan, P Chiu', H Leong, ENg' I Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HONG KONG(More)
Falls causing hip injury are common among older people. In elderly patients who cannot weight bear following a hip injury but have normal initial x rays, management often involves admission to the clinical decision unit for analgesia, mobilisation and physiotherapy. A proportion of these patients require further investigation due to continuing pain or(More)
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