Brian Fearn

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We modified Hohmann's (1923) osteotomy for hallux valgus by internal fixation of the metatarsal head with no need for a plaster cast. Five (2-10) years post-operatively, all 20 patients (32 feet) had complete relief and all but one was satisfied with the cosmetic result. However, we now routinely add osteotomies of the second and third metatarsal neck to(More)
"Living stones" (Lithops spp.) display some of the most extreme morphological and physiological adaptations in the plant kingdom to tolerate the xeric environments in which they grow. The physiological mechanisms that optimise the photosynthetic processes of Lithops spp. while minimising transpirational water loss in both above- and below-ground tissues(More)
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