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A Weber type C ankle fracture was sequentially reproduced in 12 cadaver lower extremities and an external rotation torque was applied at each interval. The fractures were then repaired in staged fashion and the rotational stability of the mortise evaluated. Maximum external rotation of the talus within the mortise averaged 7.7 degrees in the intact ankle(More)
In Bufo arenarum, the biosynthesis of testosterone and 5α-dihydrotestosterone takes place through a complete 5-ene pathway, 5-androsten-3β,17β-diol being the immediate precursor of testosterone. Besides androgens, testes are able to synthesise 5α-pregnan-3,20-dione and several 3α and 20α reduced derivatives. During the breeding season, steroid biosynthesis(More)
A case of an adult patient with intra-abdominal mass syndrome and acute surgical abdomen due to chronic intestinal ischemia with localized perforation and ileal necrosis associated to hepatic granulomatosis and mesenteric adenitis produced by Buerger's disease (thromboangiitis obliterans) is presented herein. The clinical presentation, diagnosis, handling(More)
The first occurrence of Botulism described in Perú took place in Huancayo city, in November 1988. Twelve persons became ill, two of them died. All of them ate "salchipapas" a very popular meal in the country done with fried potatoes, hot dogs, eggs and dressed with mayonnaise) in a restaurant near their working place. Six of the twelve patients were(More)