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Data on the distribution of fibre types in thirty-six human muscles. An autopsy study.
Abstract Samples of skeletal muscle were taken from 50 sites in each of 6 previously normal male autopsy subjects aged between 17 and 30 years. The respective percentages of Type I and Type II fibresExpand
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Data on fibre size in thirty-six human muscles. An autopsy study.
Abstract The mean diameters of Type I and Type II fibres were calculated in 50 muscle sites in each of 6 previously normal male autopsy subjects. Type II fibres were found to be larger than Type IExpand
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Study of 8-year-old children with a history of respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis in infancy.
Thirty-five children known to have had respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis in infancy were examined at the age of 8 and their respiratory function tested. The results were compared with thoseExpand
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Polyunsaturated fatty acids in treatment of acute remitting multiple sclerosis.
One hundred and sixteen patients with acute remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) took part in a double-blind controlled trial of treatment with polyunsaturated fatty acids and were randomly allocated toExpand
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Myopathy in chronic renal failure.
A group of eleven patients in end-stage renal failure who developed proximal weakness is described. The muscle weakness in all cases was shown to be myopathic in nature by quantitativeExpand
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Baclofen in the Treatment of Spasticity*
Baclofen† (Lioresal), a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid, was introduced in 1966 as a possible treatment for spasticity due to corticospinal tract lesions. Preliminary studies suggested that itExpand
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A comparison of fibre size, fibre type constitution and spatial fibre type distribution in normal human muscle and in muscle from cases of spinal muscular atrophy and from other neuromuscular
Abstract Muscle biopsies from 19 patients suffering from various forms of neuromuscular disease were analysed in respect of fibre size and spatial and numerical fibre type distribution. The normalExpand
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A comparison of baclofen and diazepam in the treatment of spasticity.
Abstract Baclofen (Lioresal, Ciba) has recently been shown to be significantly more effective than placebo in the treatment of spasticity due to lesions in the spinal cord. A double-blind controlledExpand
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PLACEBO-CONTROLLED STUDY OF PHENOBARBITONE AND PHENYTOIN IN THE PROPHYLAXIS OF FEBRILE CONVULSIONS
Of 138 children who had a first febrile convulsion before their second birthday, 48 were treated with phenobarbitone, 47 with phenytoin, and 43 with a placebo for 12 months. Drug levels wereExpand
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Trail of polyunsaturated fatty acids in non-relapsing multiple sclerosis.
I Dossetor, J B, Annals of Internal Medicine, 1966, 65, 1287. 2 Kahn, S, et al, South African Medical Journal, 1972, 46, 1828. 3 Baum, N, Dichoso, C C, and Carlton, C E, Urology, 1975, 5, 583. Kerr,Expand
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