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A case of recurrent haemobilia due to a pseudo-aneurysm of the right hepatic artery is presented. The patient required long-term anticoagulant therapy and, in order to achieve rapid haemostasis, thrombin was used as an adjunct to coil embolization. Rapid thrombosis of the pseudo-aneurysm occurred after selective injection of 200 units of thrombin, and(More)
The objective was to determine why some people who are involved in minor motor vehicle accidents, without loss of consciousness, have persisting headaches and neckache, and to suggest management of these symptoms. Between 1954 and 1994, over 4400 cases were referred for medico-legal opinions. A group has been selected for discussion. During the period(More)
Methyl bromide is a highly volatile liquid which disperses rapidly and readily. As a fumigant it ranks amongst the most efficient because of its extremely effective penetrating power and absence of fire or explosion hazard. It is, unfortunately, highly toxic and poisoning occurs readily in circumstances of careless or inadvertent exposure. Before 1940, only(More)
In this paper seven cases of severe viral encephalitis seen over a four year period at the Princes Alexandria Hospital, Brisbane, are presented. Four of these cases were proven cases of Herpes simplex encephalitis on the basis of viral culture, and three were probable cases of Herpes simplex encephalitis on the basis of rising serum antibody titres. A(More)
  • P J Landy
  • Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and…
  • 1983
110 cases of optic neuritis were prospectively studied. 62 (56%) developed multiple sclerosis, 13 were lost to survey. However, eight of these had recurrent episodes of optic neuritis. If recurrent episodes of optic neuritis are accorded the same significance as demyelination elsewhere in the CNS, then the incidence of multiple sclerosis in the series rose(More)
An epidemiological survey of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the State of Queensland was undertaken with its prevalence day being the national census day on June 30th, 1981, 20 years after a regional survey within the State. The relationship between increasing prevalence of MS and increasing south latitude within the State of Queensland which was suggested by(More)
INTRODUCTION Erdheim-Chester disease is a rare form of non-langerhans histiocytosis and its etiology is still not well established. The aims of the study were to assess the value of the bone scintigraphy and the 18F-FDG PET/CT for the diagnostic and for the latter in the therapeutic evaluation. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 49 patients suspected of(More)