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Preskitt, John - - 2011
Groin injuries in high-performance athletes are common, occurring in 5% to 28% of athletes. Athletic pubalgia syndrome, or so-called sports hernia, is one such injury that can be debilitating and sport ending in some athletes. It is a clinical diagnosis of chronic, painful musculotendinous injury to the medial inguinal floor ...
Momiy, Janneth - - 2011
Central venous lines have become an integral part of patient care, but they are not without complications. Vertebral artery pseudoaneurysm formation is one of the rarer complications of central line placement. Presented is a rare case of two pseudoaneurysms of the vertebral and subclavian artery after an attempted internal jugular ...
Kroeker, Teresa - - 2011
We present a case of a parathyroid adenoma on the ipsilateral side of thyroid hemiagenesis--which, to our knowledge, is the third reported case of this entity. A 41-year-old man with nephrolithiasis was found to have elevated calcium and intact parathyroid hormone levels. Both ultrasound and technetium sestamibi scintigraphy with single ...
Knechtle, Beat - - 2011
The association of skinfold thicknesses with race performance has been investigated in runners competing over distances of [less than or equal to] 50 km. This study investigated a potential relation between skinfold thicknesses and race performance in male ultra-marathoners completing >50 km in 24 hours. Variables of anthropometry, training, and ...
Njoku, Augustine - - 2011
Roberts, William - - 2011
Vesprini, Danny - - 2011
Prostate cancers in patients with a mutation in BRCA2 have earlier disease onset and an aggressive course, often necessitating the use of systemic therapy. However, these tumours are DNA repair-defective and could respond favourably to Parp inhibitors or DNA-damaging agents, depending on the therapeutic ratio (ratio of tumour response to ...
Ahmad, Muhammad - - 2011
There are various surgical techniques to treat female stress urinary incontinence. We present the case of a long-term complication in a lady, where a silastic sling caused a massive retropubic fibrous reaction, masquerading, clinically and radiologically, as a muscle invasive bladder cancer.
Hameed, Ammar - - 2011
Subclavian vein thrombosis is an uncommon clinical condition which is often associated with venous catheterization or secondary to excessive effort. We present a 54-year-old female with subclavian vein thrombosis as a first presentation of renal cell carcinoma. Although this is an unusual presentation, malignancy should be considered in the differential ...
Hoag, Nathan - - 2011
Penile fracture is a rare injury most commonly sustained during sexual intercourse. We report the case of a 35-year-old man who presented with bilateral rupture of the corpora cavernosa and complete disruption of the urethra. A review of the literature on penile fracture is also presented. Urgent surgical exploration was ...
Aguilar, Martin - - 2011
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), characterized by multiple bilateral renal cysts, is the most common inherited disorder of the kidney and an important cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Caroli s disease is a much less frequent condition with ectasia of the intrahepatic biliary system. A clear association between ...
Davis, Niall - - 2011
Intraoperative detachment of a resectoscope beak is an extremely rare and unusual event. Retrieval of the ceramic beak can be difficult due to the sheath s large size relative to the urethral lumen. Our report describes the retrieval of a calcified ceramic resectoscope beak from the urinary bladder 4 years ...
Duncan, Elizabeth - - 2011
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Lacey, Joanne - - 2011
Alcohol-related harm is a major public health issue and early intervention is key to policies that aim to reduce it. This paper presents an overview of brief interventions to reduce alcohol use by facilitating and motivating individual behaviour change, and considers how generalist health practitioners may deliver these.
Chilvers, Jacqueline - - 2011
This paper aims to present the practical issues that need to be addressed in order to successfully implement a social networking (Facebook) page by school nurses as a platform to engage young people. The concept was developed by a specialist community public health nurse student, though the implementation by the ...
Witty, Karl - - 2011
The setting in which a health intervention is delivered has a considerable effect on its ability to engage the target group. Sports stadia have until recently been overlooked as settings for delivering health promoting interventions. This paper reports on key lessons learnt from the pilot phase of the Tackling Men's ...
Underdown, Angela - - 2011
The sensitivity of early interactions conveyed through eye contact, voice tone, facial expression and gentle touch plays a crucial role in healthy infant development. Infant massage has been adopted as an early intervention because touch offers a unique opportunity to support early interaction.
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Watson, Paul - - 2011
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