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BACKGROUND One of the major current problems involved in prostate cancer (PCa) is the unavailability of sensitive, accurate, and preferably noninvasive procedures for the diagnosis of PCa. Moreover, procedures are needed which will permit the early detection, staging, location, and estimation of the volume of malignancy, and preferably a mapping of the(More)
Haemophilia is characterized by intra-articular and intramuscular bleeding episodes. Although much work has been carried out into post-bleeding mechanisms in both synovial joints and muscles, the picture is not yet clear. A firm post-bleeding rehabilitation protocol is of utmost importance for people with haemophilia. The use of the International(More)
Inhibitors are a serious complication, considerably increasing the morbidity, mortality and cost of treatment in this patient group. The challenge of treating people with haemophilia (PWH) with inhibitors can be met by a well-coordinated multidisciplinary team specialized in haemophilia. Each treatment centre must run a screening programme to detect(More)
Physical activity is a key component of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise and physical activity have been shown to help maintain a healthy body weight, reduce stress, increase self-esteem and feelings of wellbeing, control blood pressure, and prevent heart disease and diabetes. Children with haemophilia may feel restricted from competing in sports through(More)
The use of electrotherapy has been part of physical therapy treatment for the past few decades. There have been numerous modalities used such as TENS, interferential, diathermy, magnetic therapy, ultrasound, laser and surface electromyography to name a few. There has been an upsurge in the past decade of new and innovative modalities. There needs to be(More)
The application of modern technology in basic research often requires fresh tissue from human organs. The acquisition of this tissue challenges the anatomic pathologist to balance the needs of the basic scientist with the requirements of quality patient care. Our experience indicates that fresh tissue adequate for research can be obtained from neoplastic(More)
Reproductive tract infections (RTIs) are the cause of severe gynecological and maternal morbidity in India. In marginalized communities, women persevere quietly when faced with a culturally sensitive health issue such as an RTI. To hypothesize on the differential health behavior and low levels of reported incidents among women living in marginalized(More)
Joint bleeding, or haemarthrosis, is the most common type of bleeding episode experienced by individuals with haemophilia A and B. This leads to changes within the joints, including synovial proliferation, which results in further bleeding and chronic synovitis. Blood in the joint can also directly damage the cartilage, and with repeated bleeding, there is(More)