IvorMichael David Jackson

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Stereotactic radiosurgery with the Gamma Knife allows the delivery of focused radiation in a single session from a Cobalt-60 source to a pituitary tumor with little radiation to surrounding normal brain tissue. At this time the major role for Gamma Knife radiosurgery in acromegaly is for the treatment of failed pituitary surgery although it may also by used(More)
BACKGROUND Rofecoxib, a selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor, and dexketoprofen trometamol, a single isomer non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), are available for the treatment of acute pain. Both are claimed to have fewer adverse effects than traditional NSAIDs. We have compared them in a clinical setting. METHODS We performed a double-blind(More)
Serum triglyceride levels were significantly raised in 37 markedly obese females, especially in the younger subjects; cholesterol and phospholipid levels were normal. Considerable variation in triglyceride levels of equally obese subjects was observed. No relationship was noted between triglyceride levels and the pattern of subcutaneous fat distribution. It(More)
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