Edward Clifton

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Stiff-man syndrome (SMS) is a rare disorder of the central nervous system characterized by painful involuntary stiffening of axial muscles accompanied by spasms. These are often precipitated by tactile or emotional stimuli, volitional movement, and startling noises. Until recently, little has been known about the pathogenesis of SMS. There is evidence now(More)
The case of Guillain-Barré syndrome (acute inflammatory polyradiculoneuritis) in pregnancy reported here brings the total reported number to 35. The patient had plasmapheresis with no maternal or fetal complications. She did not require mechanical ventilation. This is only the fifth reported case of Guillain-Barré syndrome in the gravid patient involving(More)
INTRODUCTION The increasing prevalence of obesity has now become a global concern. Forecasts of its health and financial ramifications have prompted the need for effective interventions. Bariatric surgery is an effective measure to control obesity and its related comorbidities, but its high up-front costs have raised questions about its cost-effectiveness.(More)
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