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OBJECTIVE Few studies have explored decisions about orthognathic treatment (OGT) from the patient's perspective. This study describes the factors associated with the patient's decision to have or not have orthognathic treatment, and assesses whether the process can be considered to be informed decision making. DESIGN A cross-sectional survey employing(More)
Congenital dysfibrinogenemia is a rare cause of unexplained thrombosis. However, most individuals with dysfibrinogenemia are asymptomatic, suggesting that co-morbid factors contribute to thrombo-embolic events. The potential roles of additional genetic or acquired prothrombotic risk factors are poorly understood because detailed family studies are lacking.(More)
A study was carried out to determine if changes to the undergraduate orthodontic course at Leeds Dental Institute resulted in increased student satisfaction. The study was based on a questionnaire distributed to dental students comprising statements related to the undergraduate orthodontic course. Questionnaires were distributed in 1993 and 1995 to 2 groups(More)
Heterotopic pancreas is normal pancreatic tissue that lacks anatomic and vascular continuity with the main body of the pancreas. Heterotopic pancreatic tissue is a rare congenital anomaly found usually in the stomach, duodenum, or jejunum and is rarely seen in the esophagus. This is a case of heterotopic pancreas found in the esophagus that was removed(More)
The objective of this study was to determine the quality of secondary alveolar bone grafting in the Yorkshire region, and consisted of a retrospective review of patients case notes and radiographs at five surgical units within the Yorkshire region. The subjects were 109 patients who had secondary alveolar bone grafting between 1.9.91. and 31.8.96. The(More)
A 25-year-old male was referred to the Radiology Department with new onset of right upper quadrant and epigastric abdominal pain. He had no past medical or surgical history. Physical exam was unremarkable. The patient underwent computed tomography (CT), fluoroscopic upper gastrointestinal (GI) evaluation, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), and positron emission(More)
This case report describes a patient's severe Class III malocclusion, managed with a combination of orthodontic and orthognathic treatment. The medical history was complicated by osteogenesis imperfecta and dentinogenesis imperfecta. In addition the patient was a Jehovah's Witness. Patients with osteogenesis imperfecta carry an increased risk of(More)
We discuss an interesting case of a right internal mammary artery pseudoaneurysm discovered after an attempted right internal jugular venous catheter placement. Such injury to the internal mammary artery is a rare complication of traumatic injuries to the chest, sternotomies, and central venous catheter placements. It has been reported after subclavian line(More)