Melanie Greaves

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OBJECTIVE Benign intracranial hypertension (BIH) may be caused by intracranial venous sinus thrombosis. Cerebral angiograms may, however, be normal in patients with BIH that are associated with conditions with an increased risk of venous thrombosis. This raises the possibility that unrecognised non-occlusive venous thrombus might impede CSF drainage. This(More)
Current digital information systems in radiology are insufficient to accommodate the retrieval needs of academicians. Significant efforts are required in retrieving clinical cases for teaching and research. We describe a prototype system that supports intelligent case retrieval based on a combined specification of patient demographics, radiologic findings,(More)
Three patients with bleeding tendency who met the criteria for type 1 von Willebrand's disease are described. In two patients, hypothyroidism was suspected and confirmed at presentation, and in the third hypothyroidism became apparent 4 years later. In all three, the history and clinical course after treatment with thyroxine indicated acquired von(More)
The accurate diagnosis and management of individuals with interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) poses an interesting challenge in clinical practice. A multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach is considered the gold standard. This is a single-centre retrospective review spanning a five-year period. We assessed the accuracy of prior ILD diagnosis, the methodology(More)