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WITH modern cytotoxic therapy, remissions in adult leukaemia are achieved more readily (Beard and Fairley, 1974), and this raises the problem of how to manage leukaemia when it presents during pregnancy, in view of the potential foetotoxic effects of cytotoxic drugs. Since there are few reports (Maurer, 1971; Raich and Curet, 1975; Pawlinger, 1971) of(More)
OBJECTIVES Although acupuncture and microcurrent are widely used for chronic pain, there remains considerable controversy as to their therapeutic value for neck pain. We aimed to determine the effect size of microcurrent applied to lower back acupuncture points to assess the impact on the neck pain. DESIGN This was a cohort analysis of treatment outcomes(More)
Fertility is restored following renal transplantation, and the potential for motherhood can be realised. This retrospective study reviews the outcome of 53 pregnancies, in 24 patients, between 1988 and 1995. All patients underwent transplant surgery, and received antenatal care at a single centre. The mean age at first conception was 27.6 years, and graft(More)
WITH modern cytotoxic therapy, remissions in adult leukaemia are achieved more readily (Beard and Fairley, 1974), and this raises the problem of how to manage leukaemia when it presents during pregnancy, in view of the potential foetotoxic effects of cytotoxic drugs. Since there are few reports (Maurer, 1971; Raich and Curet, 1975; Pawlinger, 1971) of(More)
Introduction: This case study offers a detailed comparative analysis of the effects of direct-current electroacupuncture (DC-EA) on the autonomic nervous system (ANS), when DC-EA was applied to the cranial sutures and scars of a patient with a history of ischemic stroke and postconcussion syndrome (PCS) pain. Case: A 56-year-old female suffering from severe(More)
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