Nizar Damani

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Transvaginal ultrasonography (US) is a noninvasive, readily available imaging technique that has greatly enhanced diagnostic sensitivity and accuracy for both gynecologic and nongynecologic disease. High-frequency US probes placed in the vagina allow high-resolution assessment of all the pelvic viscera, including portions of the gut and urinary tract. In(More)
This randomized, examiner masked, split mouth study evaluated a new model to test periodontal therapy involving a novel bioerodible copolymer gel containing tetracycline hydrochloride. Responses to the tetracycline gel and untreated control were compared for product tolerance and 3 different measures of effectiveness (drug retention, changes in microbial(More)
Intracrevicular antimicrobial therapy is consistent with the site-specific nature of periodontitis. Considerable research has focused on the use of nonresorbable fibers. However, a bioerodible system is desirable. The purpose of this study was to assess tetracycline release and safety following a single application of a syringable 35% tetracycline(More)
A 31-year-old female pharmacist of Nigerian origin, now resident in London, described 4 months of worsening left-sided subscapular pain despite the use of increasingly potent analgesia. She also described progressive dysphagia, first to solids and later to liquid foods. She remained systemically well, with no associated symptoms and normal physiological(More)
Jejunal volvulus is a rare and life threatening presentation of intestinal ischaemia. Clinical features, laboratory investigations and plain abdominal films are non-specific and so computed tomography (CT) scanning is useful in reaching a timely diagnosis. Rapid recourse to surgical intervention is typical and life saving. We report a rare case of primary(More)
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