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BACKGROUND Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is a hydro-soluble lactone (synthesized from glucose) essential to human body and available from diet. Despite its broad availability in fruits and vegetables, in many developing countries the incidence of clinical symptoms due to the vitamin deficiency is still very high. Also, pregnant women in the developing(More)
Local tumour recurrences at colonic anastomoses in an early, curable stage are rarely missed by double contrast enema. On the other hand, the variable appearances caused by inflammatory lesions, which delay healing of the anastomosis, are often misinterpreted as recurrences. Early post-operative investigation with a water-soluble contrast medium is(More)
OBJECTIVE Recent studies showed that smoking four cigarettes per hour impairs baroreflex sensitivity in humans. In this study, baroreceptor function was qualified more precisely by 24 h measurements using the new portable Portapres system, allowing a continuous non-invasive registration of blood pressure curves. METHODS Twenty-four smoking individuals (12(More)
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