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Forty-five patients with Paget's disease were studied, of whom 25 had fissure fractures affecting the bones of the lower limb. Ten patients treated with salmon calcitonin showed no improvement in their fissure fractures despite reduction in bone turnover. Treatment was effective where bone deformity was improved by traction or intra-medullary nail fixation(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the outcome in a group of children with undescended testes (UDT) given prolonged human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) stimulation as part of their management. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review of 16 prepubertal boys given intramuscular hCG, 1500 U, on Days 1, 2 and 3 and then twice a week for 2 weeks with assessment of serum(More)
Effective pain relief and patient tolerance and acceptance are essential in outpatient management of mild to moderate pain of acute low back strain. This study evaluated the efficacy, tolerability, and acceptability of diflunisal and acetaminophen with codeine in patients with mild to moderate pain after an initial or recurrent acute low back strain. Both(More)
THE beginnings of inferior oblique muscle weakening operations date back to the middle of the 18th century. A self-styled oculist, John Taylor, was then traversing Europe with a cure for squint which consisted of a single operation by incision in the lower angle of the eye, probably tenotomy of the inferior oblique. Then follows a description of the(More)
THE beginnings of inferior oblique muscle weakening operations date back to the middle of the 18th century. A self-styled oculist, John Taylor, was then traversing Europe with a cure for squint which consisted of a single operation by incision in the lower angle of the eye, probably tenotomy of the inferior oblique. Then follows a description of the(More)
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