P H Stephens

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Venous thromboembolism is a life threatening, but preventable complication of major surgery. Many neurosurgical patients are at high risk of developing thromboembolic disease. A postal survey was undertaken of 44 UK neurosurgical centres to assess the use of physical and pharmacological methods of prophylaxis against thromboembolism. Thirty-five replies(More)
Aspartic acid, 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid, glutamic acid, homovanillic acid and 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylethylene glycol was determined in samples of ventricular fluid from 82 subjects. Laminar distribution of the total number (Bmax value) of serotonin 1A receptors was determined on seven neurosurgical samples of neocortex. Apart from an association in a(More)
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