Michael Dennison

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The effect of habitual smoking on post-extraction socket filling with blood and on the incidence of painful socket, was investigated. Data were collected from 2417 adult dental out-patients in whom 3541 extractions were performed under local anaesthesia. Post-operative socket filling with blood was significantly reduced in smokers, compared with non-smokers(More)
Geometric abnormalities of the human hip joint, as found in femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and acetabular dysplasia, alter hip biomechanics and may be the primary causes of osteoarthritis in young adults. However, empirical evidence of direct correlations between abnormal geometry, altered biomechanics, and osteoarthritis is scarce. Also, clinical(More)
During the first eighteen months in which penicillin was available in the Glasgow Royal Hospital for Sick Children, fifty-six cases of osteitis were treated in one surgical unit. Of these, thirty cases were acute with marked toxaemia ; in nine cases the bone lesion was the outstanding feature and toxaemia was slight ; the remaining seventeen cases were(More)
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