Gregory Shaw

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A randomly selected group of 1310 adult diabetic patients attending a diabetic outpatient clinic received annual screening for thyroid disease, by estimating serum free thyroxine and TSH concentrations. The overall prevalence of thyroid disease was found to be 13.4%, and was highest (31.4%) in Type 1 diabetic females, and lowest in Type 2 diabetic males(More)
Intraventricular xanthogranulomata may occasionally be seen as incidental findings at post-mortem. It is however, exceptionally rare for them to become symptomatic, but if they do, it is usually attributable to obstruction of the CSF pathways. Two further symptomatic cases are presented and the literature is reviewed. Treatment is surgical excision, but(More)
206 Background: MRI has been shown useful for identifying targets after negative biopsy. We purport to show the advantage of realtime fusion of MRI data with ultrasound for initial or repeat TRUS biopsy compared with sextant biopsy. METHODS An IRB-approved prospective study of 57 consecutive men with diffusion weighted imaging and dynamic contrast(More)
BACKGROUND Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (NHIE) is a disease affecting newborn foals for which there is no antemortem diagnostic test. HYPOTHESIS Ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase 1 (UCHL1) and the phosphorylated axonal forms of neurofilament H (pNF-H) are markers of brain injury in foals with NHIE. ANIMALS Thirty-three foals with a clinical(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to analyze the prognostic significance of DNA ploidy in patients with endometrial cancer. METHODS Between October 1988 and January 1997, DNA ploidy was determined prospectively in 208 women who were staged surgically by a standard protocol that included pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy. Median follow-up was 48(More)
Extra corporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) is the treatment of choice for the majority of renal stones, however, it has the lowest success rate in complete clearance of stones located in the lower pole. We assess whether pelvi-calyceal height is a useful measurement in predicting successful stone clearance from the lower pole. A total of 105 patients with(More)