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A 21/2 year old boy presented with a 24-hour history of an acute abdomen. At appendicectomy, a number ofpolyurethane pieces were found to be occluding the terminal ileum. The polyurethane foam, the stuffing of a sofa, had been swallowed repeatedly. Ingestion of such a substance is not without risk. Unlike inhaled foreign bodies, ingested foreign bodies… (More)
The introduction of a stand-alone Bone Bank in our Regional Orthopaedic Hospital has improved the availability of femoral head allograft. Benninger et al. (Bone Joint J 96-B:1307–1311, 2014), demonstrated their institutions bank to be cost effective despite a 30 % discard rate for harvested allograft. We sought to audit our own discard rates and subsequent… (More)
Introduction: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy (SLNB) is set to become the standard of care for axillary staging in breast cancer. The aim of this study is to evaluate the tumour characteristics associated with false negative intraoperative imprint cytology.