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OBJECTIVE To compare the rate of progression of diabetic chronic kidney disease in different ethnic groups. DESIGN Prospective longitudinal observational study. PARTICIPANTS All new patients attending a tertiary renal unit in east London with diabetic chronic kidney disease between 2000 and 2007 and followed up till 2009 were included. Patients(More)
Background Urban dwellers represent half the world's population and are increasing worldwide. Their health and behaviours are affected by the built environment and green areas may play a major role in promoting physical activity, thus decreasing the burden of chronic diseases, overweight and inactivity. However, the availability of green areas may not(More)
  • Omer Ali, Rafiq Barawi, Zmnako J. Amen
  • 2015
Background: Fibular hemimelia is the most common congenital deficiency of long bones. Therefore, it is characterized by a wide spectrum of manifestations ranging from mild limb length inequality to sever shortening with foot and ankle deformities and associated anomalies. Objectives: To evaluate the results of ankle and foot reconstruction and limb length(More)
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a substantial cause of mortality and morbidity in the Western world. It is a massive burden on health care systems, and its prevalence is expected to double over the next 20 years. Trials evaluating antiarrhythmic drugs or catheter ablation have focused on recurrence of arrhythmia, perhaps neglecting outcomes relevant to(More)
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