Gordon S Mackenzie

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BACKGROUND Although echocardiography has been incorporated into the diagnostic algorithm of patients with suspected infective endocarditis (IE), systematic usage in clinical practice remains ill defined. To determine the diagnostic accuracy of detecting vegetations using harmonic transthoracic echocardiography (hTTE) as compared to transesophageal(More)
Between 1995 and 1997 a neurological condition in pheasant poults from 24 sites in England and Scotland was investigated. Affected birds showed varying degrees of ataxia and incoordinated movements and, in severe cases, recumbency, but generally remained alert with their heads held upright. The condition characteristically affected poults from seven weeks(More)
Data from two community surveys in Belfast were used to compare all deaths attributed to ischaemic heart disease during two one-year periods (1965/66 and 1981/82). There was an increase in mortality in men of all ages from 3.3 to 4.4 per 1,000 population (33%) and in women from 1.6 to 3.1 per 1,000 population (94%). Only in men aged less than 70 years was(More)
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