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Nonspecific proctocolitis in northeastern Scotland: a community study.
An extensive retrospective survey of patients with onset of symptoms of nonspecific protocolitis arising in the decade 1967-1976 was carried out in northeastern Scotland, including the GrampianExpand
Distal procto-colitis, natural cytotoxicity, and essential fatty acids
It is demonstrated that omega-3 fatty acids can suppress natural cytotoxicity and reduce disease activity in patients with distal procto-colitis, and suggest a therapeutic strategy for managing patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Expand
The presentation of gastrointestinal lymphoma: Study of a population
Endoscopy was superior to radiology in defining lesions in the stomach and duodenum, and Lesions which were multicentric, or of unusual macroscopic appearance, were common in the small bowel, and these should raise the suspicion of lymphoma. Expand
The role of an open-access bleeding unit in the management of colonic haemorrhage. A 2-year prospective study.
This study provides a unique database for the natural history of colonic bleeding and its management within the setting of a specialized bleeding unit. Expand
Albumin synthesis rates in cirrhosis: Correlation with child‐turcotte classification
A significant correlation betweenalbumin synthesis and Child score suggests that albumin synthesis might be useful for the clinical judgment of patients with cirrhosis. Expand
The value of prescribed 'high-fibre' diets for the treatment of the irritable bowel syndrome.
It is suggested that the symptoms which benefit most from the prescription of a high-fibre diet are hard stools, constipation and urgency. Expand
Renal and intrarenal blood-flow in cirrhosis of the liver.
Renal haemodynamic changes were found in patients with well-compensated cirrhosis, and no correlation could be demonstrated between tests of liver function or the activity of the liver disease and renal or intrarenal blood-flow. Expand
Alcoholic liver disease in Scotland and northeastern England: presenting features in 510 patients.
A study of 510 patients in Scotland and northeastern England with histological evidence of alcohol-induced liver disease showed no difference in the age of presentation between males and females.Expand