Derik Weldon

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A retrospective analysis of the clinico-pathologic aspects of 22 cases of clear cell ovarian carcinoma with a literature survey is the subject of this report. The rarity of these neoplasms below the age of 40 is reaffirmed. Tumor-related hypercalcemia was observed in two patients and postoperative thromboembolic complications were encountered in three(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the hormones regulating calcium homeostasis longitudinally in pregnancy and post partum. STUDY DESIGN Twenty-three women with normal pregnancies were studied in the second and third trimesters and post partum. At each time blood was analyzed for ionized calcium, vitamin D metabolites, and intact(More)
Dynorphin has a well-established role in feeding and gustation. Alterations in taste perception and feeding behavior are common with age. We hypothesized that proDynorphin gene expression in brain areas involved in taste and feeding declines with age. Male Sprague-Dawley rats were housed individually with ad libitum access to food and water. Brain punches(More)
AIM To establish current UK practice for the management of the acute traumatic shoulder dislocation with respect to analgesia and reduction manoeuvres. To compare the transit times of patients through an emergency department (ED) after the use of intravenous analgesia and/ or sedation compared to entonox +/- simple oral analgesia. METHODS A postal(More)
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