Lynair Roberts

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Over a period of 6 months, 543 long bone fractures were classified using the AO classification system. Factors important in determining the management of fractures occurring in three regions; hip, forearm and tibia, were identified. In hip fractures, we found that the anatomical configuration of the fracture, and therefore its classification, generally(More)
The liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, is common in many parts of Great Britain. To detect liver fluke infection and to assess whether fasciolicide treatment has been successful, the faecal egg count (FEC) and faecal egg count reduction test (FECRT) are widely used. Rumen fluke is also increasingly reported from Great Britain, but its species identity is yet(More)
The EpiNet project has been established to facilitate investigator-initiated clinical research in epilepsy, to undertake epidemiological studies, and to simultaneously improve the care of patients who have records created within the EpiNet database. The EpiNet database has recently been adapted to collect detailed information regarding status epilepticus.(More)
IgA nephropathy can be considered the most common cause of primary glomerulopathy in developed countries. There has been no report of cases of IgA nephropathy from Caribbean countries. The authors report five cases of IgA nephropathy from Trinidad and Tobago, and Guyana, diagnosed from biopsy studies. No cases were of African origin and some did not have(More)
AIMS To analyse the long-term outcome of patients who underwent temporal lobe resection for intractable temporal lobe epilepsy at Auckland Hospital. METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of 176 patients who underwent temporal lobe resection at Auckland Hospital, New Zealand between 1987 and 2007. We had at least 1 year of follow-up on 174(More)
A patient with endogenously acquired Clostridium septicum panophthalmitis is presented. The patient exhibited a striking sequence of signs and symptoms associated with this devastating ocular infection. Intensive antibiotic therapy was ineffective and enucleation of the globe was required. The microscopic pathology of the enucleated globe showed extensive(More)
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