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Influence of human immunodeficiency virus infection on chronic hepatitis B in homosexual men
The aim of this study was to assess the influence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection on chronic hepatitis B. In a series of 132 (65 anti‐HIV positive) homosexual non–drug addicted menExpand
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Influence of HIV infection on the response to interferon therapy and the long-term outcome of chronic hepatitis B.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The outcome of chronic hepatitis B and the efficacy of interferon alfa (IFN-alpha) remain controversial in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive patients. We analyzed theExpand
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Transanal endoscopic microsurgery: long-term experience, indication expansion, and technical improvements
BackgroundThis study aimed to review the authors’ 16-year experience with transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM). Mortality, morbidity, recurrence rate, and functional outcome were assessed. NewExpand
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Proximal gastric vagotomy with and without pyloroplasty--the present position.
A consecutive series of 78 males with uncomplicated duodenal ulcer was prospectively randomised into one group treated with proximal gastric vagotomy (PGV) and another group treated with proximal gast
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Popliteal artery occlusion by a popliteal (Baker's) cyst.
This short report describes the unusual finding of a popliteal cyst causing popliteal artery thrombosis and notes the differences between this condition and cystic adventitial disease of theExpand
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Altemeier’s procedure for rectal prolapse: analysis of long‐term outcome in 60 patients
Aim  Altemeier’s procedure (perineal rectosigmoidectomy) is the operation of choice for rectal prolapse in the elderly. The aims of this prospective observational study were to evaluate its long‐termExpand
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Conservative treatment of major aortic graft infection.
Major infections of Dacron aortic grafts involving the proximal anastomosis or the whole graft are rare but lethal. Traditional surgical treatment involves radical excision of the graft andExpand
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The effect of uraemia upon wound healing: An experimental study
Acute uraemia was induced in rats by performing a 70 per cent nephrectomy. Uraemia was shown to delay the healing of intestinal anastomoses and abdominal wounds in rats as judged by bursting strengthExpand
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Prospectively randomised trial of proximal gastric vagotomy either with or without pyloroplasty in treatment of uncomplicated duodenal ulcer.
A consecutive series of 100 men with uncomplicated duodenal ulcer was randomly divided into two groups: one group of 52 underwent proximal gastric vagotomy (PGV), the other group (48) underwent PGVExpand
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Recombinant alpha interferon for chronic hepatitis B in anti-HIV positive patients receiving zidovudine.
In this pilot study of the effects of interferon alfa in 10 anti-HIV positive, chronic hepatitis B patients treated with zidovudine (AZT), tolerance to interferon was good and similar to that inExpand
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