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Previous studies have demonstrated an inverse relationship between plasma high density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol and coronary heart disease risk. In the present study we investigated prospectively the effect of a moderate physical conditioning programme on plasma lipids and lipoproteins, especially HDL-cholesterol and apolipoprotein A-I (apo A-I), the(More)
65Zinc absorption was studied in five acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE) patients and in eight normal adults by means of a whole-body counting assay. The absorption was calculated from retention values recorded in the time interval 8-30 days after oral administration of the isotope. Two AE patients (7 and 13 years old) had a low absorption, 3.3 and 1.8%(More)
ScopiF, in the treatment of cancer of the oesophagus has increased enormously in the last few years. This has been due not only to improved techniques of attack upon this organ-techniques which are now standardized and universaHy accepted -but to the great advances of the last decade in anaesthesia, antibiotic therapy, nutritional states and fluid balance.(More)
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