Des J Alcorn

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BACKGROUND An unbuffered pocket of highly acidic juice is observed at the gastric cardia after a meal in healthy subjects. AIMS To compare the postprandial acid pocket in healthy subjects and patients with severe reflux disease and define its position relative to anatomical and manometric landmarks. METHODS 12 healthy subjects and 16 patients with(More)
Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is a common condition in which the clinical diagnosis is notoriously inaccurate. The diagnosis is usually made in the Radiology Department by either Doppler ultrasound or conventional venography. The high clinical suspicion for DVT and the availability of these imaging modalities places an ever increasing burden on radiology(More)
OBJECTIVE To map out the current provision of interventional oncology (IO) services in the UK. DESIGN Cross-sectional multicentre study. SETTING All National Health Service (NHS) trusts in England and Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland health boards. PARTICIPANTS Interventional radiology (IR) departments in all NHS trusts/health boards in the UK. (More)
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