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We conducted a chlamydia prevalence study from January to June 2009 among a community sample of young international backpackers by recruiting at hostels in Sydney, Australia. Participants completed a questionnaire; men provided a urine sample and women provided a self-collected vaginal swab, which were tested for Chlamydia trachomatis DNA by strand(More)
Myocardial and pulmonary impairment after cardiopulmonary bypass may be caused by oxygen free radicals produced by reperfusion and by activated neutrophils. Free radical activity was assessed by assays for lipid peroxidation (thiobarbituric acid-reactive material) and phospholipid-esterified diene conjugation (18:2[9,11]/18:2[9,12] molar ratio) in 25(More)
BACKGROUND In comparison with other European and North American countries, England has poor survival figures for lung cancer. Our aim was to evaluate the changes in survival since the introduction of the National Lung Cancer Audit (NLCA). METHODS We used data from the NLCA to identify people with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and stratified people(More)
OBJECTIVES Lung cancer surgery leads to long term survival for some patients but little is known about how patients decide whether to accept the associated surgical risks. The objective of this qualitative study was to explore patients' attitudes to the risks associated with lung cancer surgery. METHODS Fifteen patients with resectable lung cancer,(More)
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