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A newly developed cryoprobe for peripheral nerves allows surgeons to freeze branches of the trigeminal nerve at the infraorbital or the mandibular foramen without exposing the nerve or damaging the surrounding tissue. The probe has an outer diameter of 2.7mm, and a vacuum-insulated shaft to protect the adjacent tissue. It is designed to be inserted(More)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES The changes in blood glucose concentrations that result from an oral glucose challenge are dependent on the rate of gastric emptying, the rate of glucose absorption and the rate of insulin-driven metabolism that include the incretins, glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide (GIP) and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1). The rate of(More)
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