Martha Quinn

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While opiate-induced increases in thoracic muscle tone may contribute to impaired ventilation during opiate anesthesia, the effects of high-dose opiates on diaphragm muscle activity have not been elucidated. The effects of the opiate agonist alfentanil (ALF, 500 micrograms/kg subcutaneously) on diaphragm (DIA) and intercostal (IC) electromyographic (EMG)(More)
BACKGROUND The choice of operation for tumours at or around the gastro-oesophageal junction remains controversial with little evidence to support one technique over another. This study examines the prevalence of margin involvement and nodal disease and their impact on outcome following three surgical approaches (Ivor Lewis, transhiatal and left(More)
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