Markku Heikkinen

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BACKGROUND Six to 12 months of ingestion of moderate amounts of oats does not have a harmful effect in adult patients with coeliac disease. As the safety of long term intake of oats in coeliac patients is not known, we continued our previous 6-12 month study for five years. AIM To assess the safety of long term ingestion of oats in the diet of coeliac(More)
Site of first recurrence, disease-free interval (DFI), female sex steroid receptors, ploidy measurements as well as histological grading have been analysed as potentially valuable predictive factors in 313 cases of recurrent breast cancer. Univariate and multivariate analyses show histological grading, site of recurrence and disease free interval to be(More)
Some patients with pancreas divisum (PD) develop symptoms of recurrent pancreatitis. This is probably caused by insufficient drainage of the pancreatic duct. Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) is a non-invasive test reported to be highly accurate in diagnosing PD. Endoscopic minor papilla sphincterotomy is most effective in the treatment of(More)
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