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To strip or not to strip the long saphenous vein? A varicose veins trial
A double blind controlled trial of surgery for varicose veins was conducted on the legs of patients with bilateral symmetrical varicose veins. The two treatments, saphenofemoral ligation and avulsionExpand
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Primary sclerosing cholangitis.
Six patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis are described. It is an uncommon disease of uncertain aetiology following an unpredictable course but often progresses to secondary biliary cirrhosis,Expand
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Cancer of the large bowel in a defined population: Canterbury, New Zealand, 1970–4
A total of 1024 new cases of cancer of the large bowel occurred in Canterbury, New Zealand (population 400 796), in the 5 years 1970–4. Of these, 992 were diagnosed before death and are reviewed inExpand
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Infarction of the midgut associated with oral contraceptives. Report of two cases.
2 cases of midgut infarction in patients taking oral contraceptives are reported. Case 1 was a 38-year-old married woman with 3 children. After 2 isolated bouts of severe abdominal pain andExpand
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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. Self assessments were significantly lower than peer assessments, which in turn wereExpand
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Metastatic Melanoma in the Small Bowel.
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 conditionExpand
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THE PITUITARY‐THYROID AXIS FOLLOWING SURGERY FOR THYROTOXICOSIS: THYROTROPHIN‐RELEASING HORMONE TESTS IN DIFFUSE THYROID HYPERPLASIA AND TOXIC UNINODULAR GOITRE
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 withExpand
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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. This alteration in the ganglionicExpand
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