I M Murray-Lyon

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Doxorubicin (60 mg/m2 at 3-weekly intervals to a maximum total of 550 mg/m2) induced clinical remission in 14 (32%) of 44 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. In 3 of those who responded, hepatic arteriography showed clearing of the previously extensive tumour circulation, and in a 4th there was disappearance of the tumour on serial ultrasound(More)
  • J P Teare, D Sherman, S M Greenfield, J Simpson, G Bray, A P Catterall +4 others
  • 1993
In early hepatic fibrosis, increased amounts of type III collagen are deposited. Persistently high serum concentrations of aminoterminal type III procollagen propeptide (PIIIP) correlate with the activity of the fibrogenic process. Another index for the detection of fibrosis, the PGA index, combines the prothrombin time, gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase(More)
  • L A Viola, I G Barrison, J C Coleman, F J Paradinas, J L Fluker, B A Evans +1 other
  • 1981
100 consecutive British chronic carriers of hepatitis B surface antigen seen in a London teaching hospital are described. 77 were male homosexuals and only 19 had either symptoms or signs of chronic liver disease. 27 had normal liver function tests and 69 of the remaining patients had minimal changes, chronic persistent hepatitis, chronic active hepatitis,(More)
To test the validity of the generally held belief that moderate consumption of alcohol during convalescence from acute viral hepatitis adversely affects outcome, 87 adults recovering from acute viral hepatitis (hepatitis A in 36, hepatitis B in 34, hepatitis non-A, non-B in 17) were studied. Criteria for entry to the study attempted to ensure that no(More)
Ultrastructural changes (tubuloreticular structures and tube and ring shaped forms) previously described in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are described for the first time in the lymph nodes and circulating lymphocytes of patients with persistent lymphadenopathy. These observations support the view that the persistent(More)
A 21-year-old woman presented with a 12-month history of epigastric pain, and for 3 months she had noticed a mass in the right hypochondrium. She had taken 'Norinyl-1' (norethisterone 1 mg and mestranol 50 mcg) for 5 years. She smoked 20 cigarettes a day but drank little alcohol. Physical examination revealed irregular hard hepatomegaly 10 cm below the(More)