M B Howitt Wilson

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Patients with HT-1 can develop progressive liver disease and have a high incidence of HCC. LT is indicated in patients with fulminant liver failure, HCC or decompensated chronic liver disease refractory to NTBC. To determine the need for LT and outcomes after LT in children with HT-1. Children with HT-1 who had LT between 10/1987 and 5/2008 were identified(More)
Glucose estimations in the absence of diabetic symptoms may lead to diagnostic problems when clinicians are confronted with borderline results. This study on 28 581 estimations of post-prandial plasma glucose values gives age and sex specific reference limits derived from regression analysis at the 97.5 percentage point. A linear relationship exists between(More)
Minoxidil is very effective in the treatment of severe or resistant hypertension but fluid retention and hypertrichosis have been side-effects. This study examines the suggestion that the use of small doses of minoxidil may be effective in the treatment of moderate hypertension without causing these adverse effects. Sixteen patients with an elevated blood(More)
To investigate pituitary-adrenal function in acute uncomplicated falciparum malaria, we performed an overnight dexamethasone suppression test in 13 Vietnamese adults with acute malaria and 6 healthy controls. After blood samples were taken for serum cortisol and plasma ACTH at 23.00 hours on the admission day, 1 mg dexamethasone was given and further(More)
Although it seems likely that family characteristics and eating habits are a major factor in the development of eating behaviors, there are no self-report measures that examine how individuals view their family's eating habits. Seventy-one women ages 18-22 were recruited from a private university in a large northeastern city and asked to complete a short(More)