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To assess of the value of conservative and operative treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee, a multicenter study was performed. In 12 European countries, 798 cases of osteochondritis of the knee have been collected from 44 hospitals. Results were based on 452 patients with 509 affected knees with minimum follow-up was 1 year (mean follow-up, 3(More)
OBJECTIVE We undertook this study to investigate functional MR imaging as a new clinical method for determining hemispheric language dominance. Seven patients undergoing surgical evaluation for chronic intractable epilepsy were studied. Intracarotid amobarbital injection was also performed and the findings compared with the functional MR imaging results. (More)
Two adult, rumen-fistulated steers were fed, over four consecutive 3-week periods, Cu-deficient and normal hays with and without copper sulphate supplementation. Their rumen liquor levels of copper, zinc and manganese were determined correspondingly. The rumen liquor samples were split into 3 fractions by way of centrifugation, sodium dodecyl sulphate(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine activities of intracellular enzymes in 8 major organs in juvenile green iguanas and to compare tissue and plasma activities. ANIMALS 6 green iguanas < 1 year old. PROCEDURE Lysates of liver, kidney, epaxial muscle, heart, lung, spleen, small intestine, and pancreas were analyzed for alkaline phosphatase (ALP), lactate(More)
Early experiences with the two-incision approach at the hip joint are reported. We started in July 2002 and until now 272 procedures have been performed. Blood loss (292 ml) and the need for rehabilitation are reduced, the patients will achieve a Harris Hip Score of more than 90 points within 6 or 8 weeks. Complications related to the approach primarily(More)
Obturation and perforation of the jejunum by an ingested fir branch was diagnosed in a 3 months old male German Fleckvieh calf. Following resection of the altered segment of intestine an end-to-end anastomosis was performed. The abdominal cavity was flushed with a 0.4% solution of polyvidon-iodine in normal saline, and an antibiotic preparation was(More)