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Hazey, Matthew - - 2009
Cheilitis granulomatosa (CG), which presents clinically as persistent lip swelling, is characterized histologically by noncaseating granulomatous inflammation of unknown origin. CG may also be part of the classic triad of the Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome (MRS) and alone is considered by some to be an oligosymptomatic form of MRS. We report a ...
Rosen, Charles - - 2009
This report describes the use of a non-invasive MR-Myelogram combining flexion and extension views to demonstrate causative factors in cervical myelopathy. Utilizing a new approach to MRI, mimicking an older technique of flexion/extension cervical myelography, we were able to identify the pathology of a patient suffering from progressive cervical myelopathy.
Adkins, Bruce - - 2009
Sporck, F. - - 2009
Sebert, Stephen - - 2009
Clapham, Phil - - 2009
Clapham, Phil - - 2009
From 1947 to 1973, the U.S.S.R. conducted a huge campaign of illegal whaling worldwide. We review Soviet catches of humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, in the Southern Ocean during this period, with an emphasis on the International Whaling Commission's Antarctic Management Areas IV, V, and VI (the principal regions of illegal ...
Morgan, Alexia - - 2009
The U.S. Atlantic coast and Gulf of Mexico commercial shark fisheries have greatly expanded over the last 30 years, yet fishery managers still lack much of the key information required to accurately assess many shark stocks. Fishery observer programs are one tool that can be utilized to acquire this information. ...
Zimmermann, Mark - - 2009
Thirteen bottom trawl surveys conducted in Alaska waters for red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus, during 19401 are largely forgotten today even though they helped define our current knowledge of this resource. Government publications on six exploratory surveys (1940-49, 1957) included sample locations and some catch composition data, but these documents ...
Ellis, Harold - - 2009
Middleton, Patrick - - 2009
This article is based on a literature review comparing insertion techniques of the laryngeal mask airway (LMA). I will be looking at the manufacturer's recommended technique and identifying alternative methods, adapted for ease of use, patient comfort or individual circumstances. Risks associated with LMA use will be identified and examples ...
Nelson, Lisa - - 2009
There are increasing demands for surgical interventions in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-infected patients as a consequence of antiretroviral therapy. This article will discuss various risk factors involved in the surgical management of patients with HIV infection including: anaesthetic and surgical risk to patients with HIV infection undergoing surgical procedures; risk ...
Haushofer, Lisa - - 2009
Postoperative visual loss following spinal surgery in the prone position may be the most limiting to the quality of a patient's life and the most likely to entail medico-legal consequences for medical and theatre personnel. We analyse the incidence of occular complications after 181 consecutive spinal surgery in the prone ...
Hardcastle, Teresa - - 2009
Cleft lip and palate is one of the most common craniofacial anomalies. The surgery is not performed usually until the baby is three months of age. The anaesthesia technique is dependent on the difficulty of the airway. The anaesthetic practitioner therefore requires knowledge of the paediatric airway and of this ...
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Brehm, Joyce - - 2009
Christiano, David - - 2009
Butcher, Derek - - 2009
Raack, Jerry - - 2009
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Srivastava, P.C. - - 2009
Karn, Navin - - 2009
Interphalangeal (IP) joint dislocations of the toes are uncommon lesions. We present here a case of closed dorsolateral dislocation of proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint of the fourth toe. Closed reduction and buddy strapping have been done with middle toe for two weeks under digital block. There was painless full range ...
Sanghi, Divya - - 2009
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common disease according to TNS Arogya survey 2007. Although OA was previously thought to be a progressive degenerative disorder, it is now known that spontaneous arrest or reversal of disease can occur. Conventional medications are often effective for symptomatic relief but they can also cause ...
Chhabra, Namrata - - 2009
Endothelial dysfunction is a systemic disorder and a critical element in the pathogenesis of atherosclerotic diseases and its complications. Growing evidences suggest that the individual burden of currently known cardiovascular risk factors is not the only determinant of endothelial function; rather endothelial integrity depends on the balance of all cardiovascular ...
Kumar, Pankaj - - 2009
The study was aimed to see the functional status of elbow after fixation with pre bend K- wire in Mason type II Radial head fractures. We have studied eight patients (3 females and 5 males) with Mason type II isolated radial head fractures aged between 15 and 65 years (average ...
Ohagwu, Christopher - - 2009
This study was aimed to establish a nomogram for uterine roundness index (UTRI) for a Nigerian population. Seven hundred Nigerian girls and women in the premenarche, nulliparous, multiparous and postmenopausal groups with normal uteri were evaluated by pelvic ultrasound. The length, anteroposterior and transverse diameters of the uterus were measured ...
Imo, A.O. - - 2009
This study was aimed to establish reference values of cervical length in normal pregnancy. We studied a cross-sectional sample of 144 pregnant women by transabdominal sonography. The inclusion criteria were sonographic confirmation of gestational age, the absence of any risk factors for preterm birth, and uncomplicated pregnancy. Cervical length was ...
Joseph, Eze - - 2009
This study was conducted to establish the normal values of ovarian volumes in this locality. A convenience sample of 141 apparently and gynecologically healthy and non pregnant females was studied using transabdominal sonography. The length, width and anteroposterior dimensions of both the right and left ovaries were measured. Volumes of ...
Ekezie, Jervas - - 2009
The effect of marital status and self-reported exercise was investigated in a sample of Igbos in Nigeria. Physical activity level was grouped into: no exercise, irregular exercise and regular exercise. In all the groups, adiposity level and mean BP decreases as the frequencies of physical activity increases and these were ...
Ugwu, Anthony - - 2009
Role extension in any occupation can affect both psychosocial and biomechanical stress levels and thus, have some consequences on efficiency in service delivery. The study was aimed to determine the impact of role extension of medical radiographers into sonography. 50 self-administered questionnaires were distributed to radiographers and to sonographers (radiographers ...
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