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Analysis by mass spectrometry of 100 cystic fibrosis gene mutations in 92 patients with congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens.
BACKGROUND Limited mutation analysis for congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens (CBAVD) has revealed only a minority of men in whom two distinct mutations were detected. We aimed toExpand
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The hesitant transfer of strategic management knowledge to international joint ventures in China: greater willingness seems likely in the future
Briefly outlines the development and attraction of the “joint venture” approach to foreign investment in China. Provides a number of in‐depth interviews with top management personnel of fiveExpand
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Upper extremity arteriovenous fistulas induce modest hemodynamic effect on the in situ internal thoracic artery.
BACKGROUND The left internal thoracic artery is the ideal conduit for coronary artery revascularization due to superior patency compared with venous grafts. The hemodynamic effects of anExpand
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Strategic alliances in logistics outsourcing
Looks at the problems of logistics in military operations and today’s commercial businesses. Traces the development of logistics management from a subordinate activity within a product producingExpand
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Assessment of venous function using photoplethysmography
SummaryPHOTOPLETHYSMOGRAPHY (PPG) has been recently introduced into the field of non-invasive assessment of venous function. Direct venous pressure measurements show a close correlation withExpand
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Organisational learning and the risks of technology transfers in China
The transfer of technology from the foreign partner to the domestic partner has been a problem for international joint ventures throughout the world, but particularly in China. Because of the natureExpand
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Adherence of Irish general practitioners to European guidelines for acute low back pain: A prospective pilot study
There are no national low back pain (LBP) clinical guidelines in Ireland, and neither the level of adherence of General Practitioners (GPs) to the European guidelines, nor the cost of LBP to theExpand
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Survival following traumatic rupture of the heart in a child.
Blunt force trauma to the chest can result in rupture of the heart. We report the youngest survivor of this injury, followed by a literature review, description of the epidemiology, and mechanism andExpand
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