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To strip or not to strip the long saphenous vein? A varicose veins trial
At follow-up, an objective assessment was that stripping conferred a significant advantage, but the incidence of paraesthesia and pain biased patient's opinion against stripping.
Primary sclerosing cholangitis.
Primary sclerosing cholangitis is an uncommon disease of uncertain aetiology following an unpredictable course but often progresses to secondary biliary cirrhosis, portal hypertension, and premature death from liver failure.
Stripping the long saphenous vein
A hitherto unreported complication of suction drainage whereby the small bowel was traumatized in a manner which could have resulted in perforation is described.
TREATMENT OF HEPATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY BY ALTERATION OF INTESTINAL FLORA WITH LACTOBACILLUS ACIDOPHILUS.
Cancer of the large bowel in a defined population: Canterbury, New Zealand, 1970–4
- R. J. Stewart, R. Robson, A. W. Stewart, Joanna M. Stewart, W. Macbeth
- Geology, MedicineThe British journal of surgery
- 1 May 1979
A total of 1024 new cases of cancer of the large bowel occurred in Canterbury, New Zealand in the 5 years 1970-4 and of these, 992 were diagnosed before death and are reviewed in this paper.
Infarction of the midgut associated with oral contraceptives. Report of two cases.
Considering these 2 cases with premonitory warning symptoms and without evidence of an atheromatous cause but associated with oral contraceptive therapy the immediate discontinuance of such therapy in women who develop acute abdominal pain is irecommended.
Intramural ganglia in diverticular disease of the colon
Intramural plexuses were studied in 30 colons, and a plethora of ganglionic tissue was observed in specimens with diverticula when compared with a control series, considered real rather than apparent.
Correlations between staff, peer and self assessments of fourth‐year students in surgery
Self, peer and staff assessments were made for 138 of 141 students in two fourth‐year surgery classes and the latter responded with an assessment of teachers and courses throughout the faculty.
Metastatic Melanoma in the Small Bowel.
- W. Macbeth, J. Gwynne, M. Jamieson
- MedicineThe Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery
- 1 May 1969
An account is presented of seven cases of metastatic melanoma in the small bowel, of which five were treated by resection and two were found at necropsy. The reputed rare incidence of this condition…
THE PITUITARY‐THYROID AXIS FOLLOWING SURGERY FOR THYROTOXICOSIS: THYROTROPHIN‐RELEASING HORMONE TESTS IN DIFFUSE THYROID HYPERPLASIA AND TOXIC UNINODULAR GOITRE
- B. E. Brownlie, C. A. Jensen, J. Turner, W. Macbeth, R. Donald
- Medicine, BiologyClinical endocrinology
- 1 August 1977
The pituitary‐thyroid axis was assessed 1 month after surgery by thyrotrophinreleasing hormone (TRH) testing in thirty thyrotoxic patients treated by subtotal thyroidectomy and eleven patients with…