Stephen Strahan

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This study evaluated the concurrent effects of diet (standard AIN-76A, restricted AIN-76A and high-fat diet) and moderate rotating-drum treadmill exercise on the incidence of 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene-induced mammary carcinomas in virgin female BALB/cMed mice free of murine mammary tumor virus. Exercise significantly reduced food consumption in the(More)
OBJECTIVES The study aims to define predictors of neurological dysfunction, 30-day mortality, long-term survival and quality of life following repair of acute type A aortic dissection (AAAD). METHODS Between 2000 and 2008, 65 patients underwent repair of AAAD. Sixty-four pre-, intra- and post-operative variables were studied. Mean follow-up was 26.6(More)
AIM To evaluate the effect of preoperative glycemic control on hospital morbidity and mortality in diabetic patients undergoing primary coronary artery bypass grafting. METHODS Data of 3857 patients undergoing primary coronary artery bypass grafting was prospectively collected and retrospectively analyzed. There were 1109 (29%) diabetic patients, of whom(More)
This study investigated the effect of diet, exercise and , 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene (DMBA), a mammary-tumor carcinogen, on food intake, energy consumption, body weight and body composition in virgin female BALB/c mice. Interactions were examined among three diet conditions (standard AIN-76A, restricted AIN-76A and high fat AIN-76A diet), two exercise(More)
INTRODUCTION Spontaneous ureteric rupture is a rare entity that presents as an extravasation of urine from the ureter without previous surgery, ureteric manipulation and external trauma of the ureter. We report the case of a desmoid tumour presenting as spontaneous ureteric rupture which was managed in our institution. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 28 years old(More)
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