Marlene Colon

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In the United States over 1 million Americans suffer from muscular disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Parkinson's disease. Muscular disorders can affect the skeletal muscles that control hand movements by reducing strength and dexterity resulting in a loss of the hand's ability to perform everyday functional movements such as(More)
Serum markers of liver fibrosis are difficult to validate, due to the sampling error and observer variability associated with percutaneous liver biopsies. Laparoscopic biopsy decreases sampling error and increases the reliability of histopathologic assessment. We prospectively evaluated the FIBROSpect(SM) II serum marker test for viral liver fibrosis(More)
Two hundred sixty-four general practice patients were treated with oxamethacin (100 mg b.i.d.) and 261 with indomethacin (50 mg b.i.d.) for a maximum period of two weeks. Both drugs showed equally good analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. Thirty-six patients (14%) treated with oxamethacin and sixty patients (23%) treated with indomethacin reported(More)
Critical flicker frequency (CFF) is a neurophysiological variable which can be measured precisely and which shows little diurnal fluctuation. In a double blind cross-over study on six male volunteers, hydroxyzine hydrochloride 25 mg caused sedation that was recognised subjectively. It was also assessed quantitatively by changes in CFF in which the effect of(More)
Sixteen general practitioners conducted a multicentre double-blind clinical trial to compare oxamethacin (100 mg t.i.d.) with indomethacin (50 mg t.i.d.) for a maximum duration of 2 weeks. Each drug was administered to 339 patients suffering from various pathological conditions requiring a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. When focusing on patients(More)
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