Mike Cropper

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BACKGROUND It is unclear whether large gaping perforations of the colon can be closed by the endoluminal route. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility and the outcome of closure of large perforations of colon with clips and sutures by using through-the-endoscope novel devices. DESIGN Prospective animal study. SETTING University hospital. PATIENTS Ten(More)
Reproductive failure occurred in a swine herd in which the epizootiology of enteroviruses and the porcine parvovirus were being studied. Three virgin boars that were seropositive for the parvovirus were mated to seronegative, previously unmated gilts. The 11 gilts that farrowed had small litters, with high perinatal mortality. The remaining 12 gilts were(More)
One hundred patients with mixed symptoms of anxiety and depression were enrolled into a prospective, multi-centre, randomized, double-blind study comparing the response to, and the side-effects of, alprazolam and dothiepin hydrochloride over 4 weeks of treatment. Mean daily doses were 2.33 mg alprazolam and 115 mg dothiepin. Data on 96 patients were(More)
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