Mr P. Hilton

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The aim of the study was to determine the epidemiological background, clinical details and surgical outcome of patients presenting with urogenital fistulae to St Luke's Hospital, Uyo, and the associated VVF Unit at Mbribit Itam, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, between January 1970 and December 1994. A retrospective review of hospital operating theater records and(More)
Pathological lesions confined to the internal auditory canal (IAC) commonly present with cochleovestibular symptoms; sensorineural hearing loss, tinnitus and balance disturbance. The commonest lesion of the IAC is vestibular schwannoma. Other lesions include meningioma, facial neuroma, cavernous haemangioma, lipoma and arachnoid cyst. Presentation with(More)
Sixty postmenopausal women suffering from genuine stress incontinence were recruited into a double-blind study comparing the effects of oral and intravaginal estrogens and placebo, alone and in combination with the alpha-adrenoreceptor stimulant drug phenyl-propanolamine (PPA). Side effects were more common with orally administered estrogen, whereas(More)
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) defects are responsible for symptom complexes that are characteristically heterogeneous but are typically represented by muscle weakness and neurological deficits. One common feature of mitochondrial disease is deafness. This report details the assessment and outcome of a patient with a previously undescribed mtDNA rearrangement(More)
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