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The use of postsclerotherapy compression was evaluated in 37 women with bilaterally symmetrical telangiectatic leg veins. Compressed vessels tended to achieve a greater clinical resolution when located on the distal leg and/or when greater than 0.5 mm in diameter. Postsclerotherapy hyperpigmentation fell from 40.5% to 28.5% with the use of compression. In(More)
INTRODUCTION In April 2011 the NI public health agency estimated that alcohol misuse generates overall annual healthcare costs of £122.2m. There is currently a paucity of data regarding the burden of alcohol-related fractures on the provinces Trauma and Orthopaedic service. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective review of 104 patients over a 12 month period(More)
Intraoperative systemic and renal hemodynamics are unpredictable in patients with essential hypertension due to their pharmacologic management, as well as the underlying disease process itself. The purpose of this review is to explore possible mechanisms mediating essential hypertension and describe the ramifications of various therapeutic interventions.(More)
Recent trends in psoriasis therapy favor using lower-strength anthralins. To assess the effectiveness of a low concentration (0.01%) v a mid concentration (0.1%) of anthralin, combined with UV-B therapy, a prospective double-blind study was undertaken. Nine patients with chronic plaque-type psoriasis involving more than 25% of the total body surface(More)