Samuel Iff

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OBJECTIVE To examine all cause and disease specific mortality in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip. DESIGN Population based cohort study. SETTING General practices in the southwest of England. PARTICIPANTS 1163 patients aged 35 years or over with symptoms and radiological confirmation of osteoarthritis of the knee or hip. MAIN OUTCOME(More)
OBJECT In ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt surgery, laparoscopic assistance can be used for placement of the peritoneal catheter. Until now, the efficacy of laparoscopic shunt placement has been investigated only in retrospective and nonrandomized prospective studies, which have reported decreased distal shunt dysfunction rates in patients undergoing(More)
This study evaluated the breathing pattern and distribution of ventilation in horses prior to and following recovery from general anaesthesia using electrical impedance tomography (EIT). Six horses were anaesthetised for 6 hours in dorsal recumbency. Arterial blood gas and EIT measurements were performed 24 hours before (baseline) and 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6(More)
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