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The authors present a case of newborn pre-term with birthweight of 2,250 g. There was polyhydramnios. On the first day she developed jaundice suggested upper intestinal obstruction. A plain radiograph of the abdomen confirmed the previous finding of obstruction of the duodenum, which showed a "double bubble" image with no other gas shadow in the rest of the… (More)
OBJECTIVE The Nd:YAG laser irradiation of dental enamel was evaluated in enamel demineralization experiments in a Streptococcus mutans culture media. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Previous studies had shown that a continuous wave Nd:YAG laser at an energy of approximately 67 mJ may induce an increased acid resistance in human dental enamel when exposed to… (More)
A 11-year-old mentally ill male who had swallowed a metal necklace that has been lodged on the cecal appendix is presented. Because of the relatively high risk of an acute appendicitis a prophylactic appendicectomy was performed.