Noel Williams

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Moricca's technique of the pituitary injection of alcohol has been performed 155 times on 92 patients at the Centre for Pain Relief Walton Hospital, Liverpool. There were 4 post-operative death within the first week. The technique is considered to be an exceedingly useful method of relieving pain in patients suffering from widespread inoperable cancer. 40%(More)
AIM The aim of this paper was to determine if two different warm-up protocols differently affect torque of the quadriceps and hamstrings, and electromyography (EMG) output of the rectus femoris (RF) and vastus lateralis (VL) when completing 30 maximal leg extensions and curls. METHODS Twenty-one healthy male (N.=8) and female (N.=13) subjects volunteered(More)
BACKGROUND Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) may improve postoperative lung function and reduce postoperative complications in patients undergoing abdominal surgery. The purpose of our study was to determine whether the timing of postoperative NIPPV affects lung function 1 day postoperatively. METHODS Forty morbidly obese patients with(More)
When grown in the presence of bile acids, two strains of Clostridium limosum were found to contain significant amounts of NADP-dependent 7a/7/3-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase and NAD-dependent 7a-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase which were active against conjugated and unconjugated bile acids. No measurable activity could be found when deoxycholic acid (3a,(More)
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