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Two forms of bowel preparation for colonoscopy were compared--19 patients were given 5 per cent mannitol solution orally while a further 19 were infused with isotonic saline via a nasogastric tube. Both methods proved equally acceptable to the patients and endoscopists. Saline led to a rise in body weight (+0.75 +/- 0.35 kg) and blood pressure (+7.5 +/- 2.8… (More)
Metastases to the temporal bone are a recognized, if rare, cause of otological symptoms including sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Carcinoma of the prostate is a common cancer which frequently metastasizes to bone but is only rarely reported in the temporal bone. We report a case of sudden sensorineural hearing loss due to metastatic prostatic carcinoma… (More)
Palliative treatment of an enterovaginal fistula secondary to adenocarcinoma of the rectum in a 65-year-old woman with intraperitoneal corium porcine graft is reported. The patient had previously had a total colectomy for ulcerative colitis followed by excision of the rectal stump, mucosal proctectomy and ileostomy.
A technique of dissection of the sinuatrial node and of the atrioventricular node and main conducting bundles of the ox heart, without injection, is described. Museum specimens prepared in this way are illustrated.