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Hepatic angiomyolipoma is a rare tumour of the liver. Its behaviour is benign and this paper reports the first case described in Australia. A review of the literature suggests that the use of ultrasonography, computerized tomography and angiography should enable pre-operative diagnosis to be made with relative certainty, yet the difficulties with(More)
BACKGROUND Intraoperative decompression of the small bowel has been advocated as a method of aiding recovery of both the patient and the intestine. However, the methods proposed (retrograde stripping or enterotomy) require vigorous handling of bacteria-laden small bowel, possibly giving rise to a bacteremia. STUDY DESIGN A small bowel obstruction was(More)
Neurobiology of Bat Vocal Behavior. (December 2010) Christine Patrice Schwartz, B.S., Canisius College Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Michael Smotherman Vocal plasticity is presumed to be a key element underlying the evolution of human speech and language, but the mechanisms and neuroanatomical basis for this plasticity remain largely unknown. The Mexican(More)