James F. Carter

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The etiology of Crohn's disease remains unclear. However, a better knowledge of the immune alterations at the intestinal mucosa level allowed to improve the therapeutic management of these patients. The alternatives to the usual corticotherapy are the use of budesonide (a topical form of steroids) in the mild to moderate diseases or the use of(More)
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate, in a university hospital setting, that the introduction of laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy reduced the need for abdominal hysterectomy and increased resident experience in vaginal surgery. STUDY DESIGN All hysterectomies performed for benign gynecologic disease during one year, 1993-1994, at the Medical University(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to further evaluate the construct validity of the observed structured assessment of technical skills (OSATS) by comparing resident scores to faculty scores. STUDY DESIGN This study is a prospective blinded observational study. Four residents from each year (1-4) and 5 faculty members were examined. The OSATS examination(More)