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The results of a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled, crossover trial of lamotrigine as add-on therapy in patients with partial seizures poorly controlled by established antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are presented. The study consisted of two 12 week treatment periods each followed by a four week washout period. During the lamotrigine(More)
In a weighted random sample of the specially enumerated population of a South Wales industrial town, examined by cholecystography for gallstones, the overall prevalence rates were 6.2 per cent for men 45 to 69 years of age and 12.1 per cent for women of the same ages. Contrary to our expectation there was no marked increase in prevalence with age in either(More)
When 102 patients with dyspepsia who had normal findings on barium-meal examination in 1964 were interviewed in 1970, 85 of them (76%) were symptomatically improved, and only three were later shown to have a peptic ulcer. This suggests that "x-ray-negative dyspepsia" has a good prognosis in a general practice setting.