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The effect of anti-oxidant supplementation on the incidence of symptoms of upper-respiratory-tract infection (URTI) was determined during the fortnight following the 1993 Comrades Marathon (90km). Runners (n=178) and sedentary matched controls (n=162) were randomly divided into groups receiving 500mg Vit C (C; n=86), 500mg Vit C and 400IU Vit E (CE; n=90)(More)
Oxalate nephrosis resulted in progressive renal failure in 4 patients after jejunoileal bypass for morbid obesity. In general, increased levels of oxalates in the blood and urine of such patients result from enhanced absorption of exogenous oxalates. Urinary calculous formation is determined further by concomitant deficiency of inhibitor substances, whereas(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine if Asian immigrants to the United States present with more advanced lung cancer compared to non-Asians. DESIGN A 5-year retrospective case-control study (January 1, 1992, to December 31, 1996) of patients with lung cancer identified using the New England Medical Center cancer center database. A 2-year follow up was obtained(More)
Endocervicosis of the urinary bladder is a rare benign condition exclusively seen in women, usually of reproductive age. To the best of our knowledge there are only about twenty cases reported so far. It causes non-specific symptoms and is seen as a submucosal lesion on cystoscopy. On histological examination one finds endocervical glands embedded deep(More)
Carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) is being promoted for patients with carotid artery stenosis who have received neck irradiation. We reviewed our experience with carotid endarterectomy (CEA) following neck irradiation to determine if indeed postoperative and long-term problems were an issue in these patients. Over the past 13 years, 10 patients with a(More)
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