Richard Derham

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A clinical investigation was undertaken of the haemorheological effects of short-term administration of synthetic sex hormones. In a randomised controlled investigative trial, groups of 20 women taking ethynyloestradiol, norethisterone, combined norgestrel and ethynyloestradiol or no therapy had their blood viscosity and its major determinants measured(More)
The outcome is described for 106 patients with severe hypertension in pregnancy requiring delivery between 26 and 34 weeks. Management was with methyldopa, hydralazine when required and delivery by caesarean section when indicated. Most patients were delivered for cardiotocographic fetal distress or unstable maternal blood pressure. Eighty-five babies (80%)(More)
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