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Software estimation accuracy is one of the most difficult tasks for software developers. Defining the project estimated cost, duration and maintenance effort early in the development life cycle is greatest challenge to be achieved for software projects. Formal effort estimation models, like Constructive Cost Model (COCOMO) are limited by their inability to(More)
Clinical staging is woefully inadequate in predicting lymph node metastasis and dictating prudent radiation ports in women undergoing therapy for cervical malignancies. Surgical staging with evaluation of the precaval lymph nodes (via a transperitoneal or extraperitoneal approach) has associated rates of complication that are felt by many clinicians to be(More)
Allogenic blood is a finite resource, with associated risks. Previous studies show intraoperative cell salvage (ICS) can reduce allogenic transfusion rates in orthopaedic surgery. However, there are concerns regarding efficacy and cost-effectiveness of ICS. This study was carried out to review ICS use in revision hip arthroplasty. All patients who underwent(More)
  • J R Herd
  • 1978
Certain patients may be considered as being at "risk" with respect to the possibility of development of significant diseases of either a local or a systemic nature as a direct result of the presence of oral infection. The problems relating to the development of bacteremia subsequent to surgery in the patient with cardiovascular disease are well appreciated.(More)
A case is reported of traumatic cyst lying in the molar region of the mandible. It extended to the inferior border of the mandible and extended the buccal alveolar bone. The cystic cavity contained the inferior neuro-vascular bundle yellow serous fluid, and a small amount of gas. The wall of the cavity was lined with loosely arranged connective tissue with(More)