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The objective of the present study was to estimate the prevalence of the different pathological conditions causing clinically evident androgen excess and to document the degree of long-term success of suppressive and/or antiandrogen hormonal therapy in a large consecutive population of patients. All patients presenting for evaluation of symptoms potentially… (More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of polycystic ovaries (PCO) in Asian women living in England who are of Indian subcontinent origin or ancestry and to investigate the relationship between the presence of PCO and/or non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and insulin sensitivity and other metabolic parameters. DESIGN A random sample of Indian… (More)
Commonly used staging procedures often cannot predict the absence of cervical metastases (CM) in squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) of the oral cavity. Due to the high incidence of occult CM in numerous N0 cases in the clinic, an elective neck dissection (ND) is performed. The sentinel lymph node biopsy (SNB) is a common concept in the modern surgical therapy… (More)
We report a case of a second trimester multifetal pregnancy with preeclampsia associated with an elevated digoxin-like immune factor. Due to the remoteness from viability the patient was offered therapy with digoxin-binding immunoglobulin. No untoward maternal effects were noted.
PURPOSE A pig ulcer model in which ulceration is reproducibly induced in the pars oesophagea (a tongue of the oesophageal squamous epithelium that extends into the pig stomach) by bile duct ligation (BDL) was used in this study to determine whether Helicobacter heilmannii (Hh) is a predisposing factor in the ulceration of this region. The infection with Hh… (More)