P. T. Chapman

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OBJECTIVES Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), formerly known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), is a painful, disabling disorder for which treatment is difficult. The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of pamidronate in a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial. METHODS Patients referred to our regional multidisciplinary pain(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) in the province of Canterbury, New Zealand. METHOD Three hospital clinical databases and the immunology laboratory database were searched and case notes reviewed for patients fulfilling either the 1990 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria(More)
Advances in integrated circuit technology in the last several years have led to designs with ever-increasing complexity and density. Consequently, designers have been faced with performing design-rule-checking on designs with shape outlines that have been doubling in number every year or two. In response, we have recently incorporated efficient algorithms(More)
The aims of this study were to characterise the population pharmacokinetics of oxypurinol in patients receiving haemodialysis and to compare oxypurinol exposure in dialysis and non-dialysis patients. Oxypurinol plasma concentrations from 6 gout people receiving haemodialysis and 19 people with gout not receiving dialysis were used to develop a population(More)
INTRODUCTION Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is a rare systemic vasculitis. While aetiology is unknown the prominent respiratory involvement suggests inhaled antigens may be involved. The aim of this study was to identify environmental risk factors associated with GPA in Canterbury, New Zealand. METHODS A case-controlled study was undertaken. All(More)
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