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PURPOSE To evaluate power Doppler imaging as a possible screening examination for carotid artery stenosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS In the principal pilot study, a prospective, blinded comparison of power Doppler imaging with duplex Doppler imaging, the reference-standard method, was conducted in 100 consecutive patients routinely referred for carotid artery(More)
  • J B Lyons
  • Journal of the history of the neurosciences
  • 1995
John Cheyne (1777-1836), a Scotsman born in Leith, graduated at Edinburgh University but spent most of his career in Dublin. He was professor of medicine (1813-19) at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, physician to the House of Industry Hospitals and co-founder of the Dublin Hospital Reports in which his celebrated account of a patient with irregular(More)
BACKGROUND Diclofenac sodium is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent commonly used to provide analgesia post-surgery. It is common clinical practice to administer a diclofenac suppository at induction to contribute to pre-emptive analgesia (PEA). Diclofenac takes up to 30 minutes to attain maximal plasma level after rectal administration. AIM To(More)
As survival and quality of life continue to improve for cardiac transplant recipients, the number of patients with functioning heart transplants who present for surgery continues to increase. The conditions for which surgery may be required, the specific problems relating to anaesthesia and the necessary measures which should be taken to ensure an(More)
  • J B Lyons
  • Journal of the history of the neurosciences
  • 2000
Authors whose scholarship is in the golden realm of English literature have not hesitated to make pronouncements on James Joyce's health. A publication in this genre claims he had tabes dorsalis. One feels that an authoritative comment, accepting or rejecting a diagnosis of neurosyphilis, should be provided by the Journal of the History of the Neurosciences.