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PURPOSE To screen the mutation in the retinitis pigmentosa GTPase regulator (RPGR) ORF15 in a large Chinese family with X-linked recessive retinitis pigmentosa and describe the phenotype in affected male and female carriers. METHODS Ophthalmic examination was performed on 77 family members to identify affected individuals and to characterize the disease(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to determine the frequency and characteristics of mutations in the RP1 gene and to characterize mutations with the clinical features in the Chinese family with autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (ADRP). METHODS Forty-three affected, unrelated Chinese individuals with ADRP were recruited between 2002 and(More)
Fundoplication provides excellent control of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), but there remain a number of unsatisfied patients who have proven difficult to identify pre-operatively. We hypothesised that pre-operative symptom patterns can predict of the risk of post-operative dissatisfaction. Pre-operative symptoms and post-operative satisfaction(More)
AIM In assessing patients with headaches, general practitioners (GPs) play an important role in determining which patients require computed tomography (CT) scans. The purpose of this study was to identify factors that influence GPs' decisions to refer CT scans for patients with headaches. MATERIALS AND METHODS A self-administered survey was presented to(More)
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