Jordyn Lucas

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A study was conducted in captive baboons to determine (i) the impact of cereal dietary fibre on faecal progestogen excretion, and (ii) whether means of controlling dietary effects could be identified. Blood was collected on 3 days per week and faeces on 5 days per week from four unanesthetized cyclic female baboons, consecutively fed three diets of 5, 10(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the effects of once-weekly oral alendronate on indices of bone size, density and resorption in children with chronic illness being treated with glucocorticoids. METHODS Twenty-two children with chronic illness treated with prednisone were randomized to receive 1 year's treatment with either once-weekly oral placebo or alendronate(More)
The correlation among cellular characteristics of Barrett's esophagus, patient age, and malignant neoplasm is not well documented. This study, which describes a population of 66 patients with Barrett's esophagus spanning 1 to 80 years of age, analyzes the cellular constituents of their lesional tissues by endoscopic biopsy and histochemical and morphometric(More)
PURPOSE To describe the use of irradiated cornea for scleral reinforcement in Ahmed glaucoma valve drainage implant (AGV) devices in children. METHODS The medical records of patients <18 years of age who underwent AGV surgery with irradiated cornea as scleral reinforcement were reviewed retrospectively. The primary outcome measure was erosion of the(More)
A woman with autoimmune oophoritis was found to have luteal phase progesterone levels throughout a six-month period of amenorrhea. The common presentation of amenorrhea or metrorrhagia, despite the presence of a corpus luteum, in women with autoimmune oophoritis might result from this chronic progesterone production. A clinical picture consistent with a(More)
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