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Predictors of Outcome after Gastric Bypass Surgery
BackgroundWeight loss outcome predictions after gastric bypass (GBP) surgery based on individual findings have shown relatively little consistency. The present study took a more comprehensiveExpand
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Prediction of Long-term Outcome after Gastric Bypass Surgery
BackgroundTo investigate the predictability and sustainability of weight loss in gastric bypass (GBP) surgery after the first year, we conducted a 3-year follow-up of patients who had already beenExpand
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Phase I/II study of recombinant interferon gamma in advanced renal cell carcinoma.
A phase I and II evaluation of 42 patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma treated with recombinant interferon gamma was done. Patients were treated with either a daily 2-hour infusion or 24-hourExpand
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Intravesical doxorubicin for prophylaxis in the management of recurrent superficial bladder carcinoma.
Intermittent intravesical doxorubicin chemotherapy was given to 27 patients with multiple recurrent superficial transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder, including 12 who had become refractory toExpand
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Utility of the Multidimensional Health Profile—Psychosocial Functioning Scales (MHP-P) for Assessing Psychosocial Adjustment in Gastric Bypass Surgery Patients
This study examined the utility of the Multidimensional Health Profile—Psychosocial Functioning (MHP-P) for the preoperative assessment of gastric bypass surgery (GBS) applicants. The MHP-P, aExpand
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Clinical interpretations of the measurement of folic acid and vitamin B12 in neuromuscular disease.
56 patients were studied in an attempt to define neurologic complications associated with folic acid and vitamin B12 deficiency. 2 patients had abnormal levels of vitamin B12. 1 of these showedExpand
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The Relationship of Pre-Operative Health Status to Sustained Outcome in Gastric Bypass Surgery
The task of sustaining initial weight loss after gastric bypass surgery has been identified as the area of greatest concern in this intervention. The present study investigated the role of good vs.Expand
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Concurrent Validity of the Multidimensional Health Profile—Health Functioning Scales (MHP-H) in the Pre-operative Assessment of Applicants for Gastric Bypass Surgery
The concurrent validity of a brief screening test, the Multidimensional Health Profile-Health Functioning (MHP-H) was examined in conjunction with a much more lengthy pre-operative assessmentExpand
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The Development of an Outcome Measurement Tool for Cardiac Rehabilitation
The maximum possible score was 85 from 17 questions. The mean score was 72.96 and the standard deviation 7.08. Internal reliability measured by coefficient alpha was 0.83 indicating a 17% errorExpand
Some Late Effects of Gastro-Enterostomy Performed for the Relief of Peptic Ulcer
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