Rozh Noel

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All 7th, 9th, and 11th grade students in 129 school districts responded to a 466-variable survey that primarily assessed drug use but also contained questions about involvement in various activities. Meaningful relationships were obtained between students' involvement in school, family, and church activities and reported use of tobacco, alcohol, and(More)
OBJECTIVE There are considerable variations in cholecystectomy rates between countries, but it remains unsettled whether high cholecystectomy rates prevent future gallstone complications by reducing the gallstone prevalence. The aims of this study were to investigate the regional differences in cholecystectomy rates and their relation to the incidence of(More)
Gallbladder cancer (GBC) is rare among the different gastrointestinal cancers with a significant global variation in incidence. High cholecystectomy rates on benign indications have been assumed to prevent the development of gallbladder cancer. The aim of the present study was to explore the relationship between the rate of cholecystectomy at different time(More)
A parastomal hernia is an incisional hernia that occurs at the site of an intestinal stoma on the abdominal wall. We report the case of a 52-year-old woman who had had ulcerative colitis and a total colectomy and ileostomy 9 years before being evaluated for a 2-year history of intermittent small-bowel obstruction thought initially to be due to Crohn's(More)