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Eckert W G - - 1985
This is the second and final part of the compilation highlighting the rate works of Sir Bernard Spilsbury. Despite his vast experience he never chose to write a textbook or training book for his lectures. The second part of this work includes an address entitled "Some Medico-Legal Aspects of Shock", ...
Holmström H - - 1985
In the treatment of cicatricial entropion it may be necessary to bring new tissue to the lid margin after this has been split and the eyelashes have been everted. A bipedicled tarsoconjunctival flap from the proximal part of the tarsus forms a stable and non-irritant new lid rim for both ...
McGoon D C - - 1984
The adequacy of published reports for providing valid information on the risk of thromboembolism after valvular heart operations is questioned, and this concern is supported by a review of recently published reports of the late results of such operations. None of the 51 reports sampled was considered completely adequate. The ...
Zucchi V - - 1984
The authors present three cases of epiphyseal chondroblastoma localised adjacent to the femoral intercondylar fossa which proved to be relatively common in a recent review of the case material of the G. Pini Institute of Milan (3 out of 22 cases). They were able to deduce various features of value ...
Agarwal P N - - 1984
Experience based on 14 cases of severe-to-total sensorineural deafness, treated with endolymphatic sac revascularization, operation, is presented. Changes seen in the endolymphatic sacs and lateral sinuses of these patients have been detailed. Irrespective of the degree and duration of deafness, significant hearing gain (with good improvement in speech discrimination) was ...
Karjalainen S - - 1984
According to reports in the literature, the incidence of occult acoustic neuroma is about 1%. This figure is relatively high compared with clinically encountered neuromas. Our material consisted of 298 temporal bones from 168 cases (129 paired specimens). No occult neuromas were discovered in our material. On the basis of ...
Lindberg H O - - 1983
One hundred and sixty-one non-infected total hip arthroplasties were reviewed on average 4 years post-operatively and 113 of these were reviewed again on average 7 years post-operatively. Non-infectious stem loosening was observed in 38% and required exchange operation in 20%. At review, 12 sockets (7%) were found to be loose. ...
la Grange P D - - 1983
A case report illustrates one of the dangers of intubation with use of a long-acting muscle relaxant where the clinical situation was misjudged. There is still a good case to be made out for the use of suxamethonium for intubation in a routine operating list to provide additional cover in ...
Satomi G - - 1983
Three cases with persistent truncus arteriosus, a 1-year-old boy with a type I, an 8-month-old girl with a type II, and a 5-year-old girl with type II, all confirmed by surgery, were studied by two-dimensional echocardiography (2-DE). The 2-DE findings corresponded well with the actual anatomy as determined by direct ...
Rampoldi A - - 1983
The authors report the results obtained with 38 knee prostheses reviewed from one to 9 years after insertion and discuss the advantages and limitations of this operation relative to different types of prosthesis. Although this operation has passed the "experimental" stage it has not yet reached a stage of reliability ...
Rayman R B - - 1983
During the period 1970-80, there were reported in USAF 89 incidents of smoke/fumes in the cockpit during flight. The origin of the fumes in most cases was organic petroleum derivatives, which caused a multitude of symptoms including CNS dysfunction and mucous membrane irritation. Flight surgeons should be well-read in aerospace ...
Harnett R M - - 1983
In Part I of this paper, a description of the problems confronted in resuscitation from immersion hypothermia was presented and the debate between passive and active rewarming approaches was summarized. In this paper, a review of the literature concerning selected specific rewarming protocols is given. The protocols considered are: peritoneal ...
Sundararaj G D - - 1983
Two hundred cases each of EFMT and sublimis transfer operations performed for correction of claw hand deformity following Hansen's disease were studied and the results compared. The cases were selected by systematic sampling. The incidences of reclawing in the index, long, and ring fingers were found to be more in ...
Jain S K - - 1983
Two young adult males presenting with suppurative mesenteric lymphadenitis, caused by coagulase positive staphylococcus, with unusual clinical findings are reported. Pre-operative and operative differential diagnosis and management are discussed. Previous publications are briefly reviewed. The condition is extremely rare in adults and the pathogenesis is not well understood.
Storrs L A - - 1983
This study was based on a detailed review of 503 cases of otosclerosis that were operated upon by me from 1961 to 1968. The vicissitudes of anesthesia, disequilibrium, dead ears and unexpected emotional abberations as well as legal and technical problems are discussed. Stapedectomy has been one of the most ...
Yakirevich V - - 1983
This is the eighth reported case of successful repair of tetralogy of Fallot associated with complete atrioventricular canal, Type C. The high surgical mortality rate in this combination is in part due to failure to recognise the associated anomaly pre-operatively, and in part to not closing the ventricular septal defect ...
Csíkos M - - 1983
The tensile strength of esophagogastric anastomosis was measured in 20 dogs. In case of 32 other animals the preparations were histologically examined, too. Mechanical tolerance was found significant from the 7th postoperative day on, reaching its maximum on the 15th day with no later change. An explanation is sought in ...
Reikerås O - - 1983
If surgery is indicated for metatarsalgia, osteotomy of the metatarsals should be considered. In the years 1967-1977 we have operated on 35 feet. The first 17 we performed a proximal V-shaped osteotomy, the next 18 we performed a distal oblique osteotomy. The results were excellent in 18 cases, good in ...
Viljanto J - - 1982
Oesophageal anastomotic leakage complicates 5-38% of operations performed for congenital atresia, and continues with prematurity and concomitant anomalies to be a cause of a fatal outcome. After a short review of the diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities of this complication the authors present their own series of 37 consecutive oesophageal atresia ...
Seiferd Susie - - 1981
A malfunction of an oxygenator pumphead during aortocoronary bypass surgery is described. Corrections were made and the operation proceeded without further incident. Although this malfunction is extremely rare, it is reviewed in detail to alert perfusionists to the possibility of such an occurrence.
Taha A - - 1981
In Egypt, sub-glottic stenosis is commonly caused by scleromatous affection. The countries in which scleroma is endemic have been reviewed. The incidence of scleroma, laryngeal scleroma, and sub-glottic affection, and their sex ratios have been discussed. Radiological study of the sub-glottic extension has been done. The operative procedures are detailed ...
Fitzpatrick B N - - 1981
Modification of the visor/sandwich osteotomy in treating the atrophic mandible is described as a one stage osteotomy-sulcoplasty procedure. Seven cases, with a vertical dimension of 10 mm or less in the premolar region, were assessed over a 12-month post-operative period. Vertical measurements were obtained clinically and cephalometrically, from the symphysis ...
Rinonapoli E - - 1980
This is a prospective survey of 100 consecutive cases of arthroprosthesis of the hip by Charnley's method, operated on in a conventional operating theatre under similar environmental conditions to those of the great majority of Italian hospitals. Ninety-four cases were available for review at an average follow up period of ...
Keiter J E - - 1980
A case of immediate pollicization of an amputated index finger is reported. The patient sustained accidental amputation of the entire thumb and index finger and subtotal amputation of the middle finger of her left hand. Two years following replantation of the index finger to the thumb position, the finger has ...
Gonzalez-Ulloa M - - 1980
The four deforming elements of the anterior abdominal wall--obesity, intestinal distension, gravitation, and muscular diastasis (the abdominal wall tetrad)--are described. The first two belong to medicine, and the last two to the surgeon's skill. Four degrees of deformity are described. Specific intervention is indicated for the correction of each of ...
Doyle J R - - 1980
In 15 patients with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, 18 operations were performed to improve elbow function. These operations were for seven cases of pectoralis transfer, seven cases of anterior transfer of triceps, two cases of posterior elbow release, and two cases of Steindler flexoroplasty. Results were evaluated on two simple criteria: ...
- - 1980
In the report "Access of urinary nonvolatiles to the mammalian vomeronasal organ" by C. J. Wysocki et al. (15 Feb., p. 781), the parts of Fig. I were inadvertently interchanged.
Goldstraw P - - 1980
Systemic antibiotics started before operation have been found to give inadequate prophylaxis against postpneumonectomy empyema in our practice. Experimental work by others has suggested that combining this treatment with topical irrigation and intrapleural antibiotics would give improved results. We have adopted this suggestion and found it to give better prophylaxis ...
Tayton K - - 1979
The operation of soft-tissue release and calcaneocuboid fusion, published by Dillwyn Evans in 1961, is described in detail and a long-term review of 118 club feet is presented. The average age of the patients at review was nearly seventeen years. All were resistant cases and in all the Dillwyn Evans ...
Vaughn R L - - 1979
This article reviews the literature concerning the behavioral and psychological response of men and their wives to the vasectomy operation when used as a contraceptive technique. The data suggest that two primary changes may frequently be observed postoperatively. Individuals who have experienced anxiety in conjunction with intercourse because of a ...
Bisson J - - 1979
The simplicity of operation and versatility and speed of automatic stapling devices in the creation of ileal loops have been amply documented. Three cases of stone formation in the ileal loop, secondary to encrustation about the staples, are reported herein, and the modification to the surgical technic which would obviate ...
Miki M - - 1978
New fiberoptic scopes, originally designed for biliary tract operations, were used in 23 cases for removal of residual calculi at pyelolithotomy and for examination of the renal pelvis and ureter. The external diameters of the scopes are 6.6 mm. (CHF-X1) and 4.5 mm. (CHF-X2). Water irrigation and forceps manipulation can ...
Frost E A - - 1976
The evolution of tracheostomy can be divided into five stages. The first and longest period (covering roughly 3,000 years from 1500 BC to 1500 AD) begins with references to incisions into the "wind pipe" in the Ebers Papyrus and the Rig Veda. However, Alexander the Great, Asclepiades, Aretaeus and Galen ...
Bates J F - - 1976
A review and evaluation of the literature on mastication has been undertaken. Part I discusses the form of the masticatory cycle in the natural and artificial dentitions, including the controversial question of whether tooth contact occurs during function. Part II reviews the literature concerning the speed of movement of the ...
Stürup G K - - 1976
Since 1953 the Danish law permitting castration has been applied to transsexuals. Case histories are here reported on ten cases, operated up to 19 years before the follow-up. Six of these presented typical syndromes. In some of the early cases the reluctance on the part of therapists to adopt an ...
Kadlubowska M - - 1976
Cases of esophageal diverticula treated surgically at the Department I of General Surgery, Institute of Surgery from 1950 to 1973 are reported. Their location, clinical manifestations, indications for operation and management are described. During these 23 years 45 patients were treated surgically. In 21 cases the diverticula were situated in ...
Kellerer A M - - 1975
This is the last part of an investigation of microdosimetric concepts relevant to numerical calculations. A formula is derived which permits the computation of the dose average lineal energy, yC, or the corresponding average of the specific energy without the need to determine the probability distributions, f(y) or f1(z). A ...
Kogi K - - 1975
The incidence of drowsings as a cause of near traffic accidents was studied on the basis of daily recordings or near accidental events by 288 locomotive drivers during a rotation period of 2-3 weeks. Of 198 near accidents reported during 2,290 trips, 34 cases, or 1,5 cases per 100 trips, ...
Theron L L - - 1975
The second case of a functioning phaeochromocytoma of the organ of Zuckerkandl has been treated at Edendale Hospital. A young Black woman was admitted as a case of juvenile hypertension and a pre-operative diagnosis of a functioning phaeochromocytoma was made. The case, the importance of pre-operative preparation and the proposed ...
Miller S S - - 1975
The conventional surgical treatment of bleeding oesophageal varices in the emergency situation is based upon the Boerema-Crile operation of transthoracic oesophagotomy and ligation of the varices. This and the other methods of treatment of this condition in current practice are discussed. Two cases are reported in which a transabdominal oesophagogastrotomy ...
Murrin K R - - 1975
Considerable reductions of halothane pollution in the operating theatre environment can be achieved with canisters containing activated charcoal attached to the expiratory limb of the anaesthetic circuit. This study indicates that the efficiency is greatest with cases requiring endotracheal intubation. If the facemask is employed, it is essential to achieve ...
Alveryd A - - 1975
Dexon has been used in 375 operations of various types on 360 patients. No wound infection was observed in the group of 'clean' cases. As Dexon is absorbed completely but relatively slowly and at an even rate, it can even be used in most instances instead of non-absorbable suture and ...
A report from NHS Quality Improvement Scotland (NHS QIS) published in January 2006. In March 2005 NHS QIS commissioned a review of incident and near-miss reporting across NHSScotland. The report looks at taking the patient safety agenda forward, incident reporting in NHSScotland, the reporting culture in NHS SCotland and learning ...
Bradshaw B S - - 1969
Abstract In a series of articles by Stycos, Heer and W. H. James, predominantly Indian areas of Peru were reported to have significantly lower levels of fertility than the economically better developed Spanish-speaking areas. Heer and James reported similar findings for Bolivia and Ecuador as well as Peru.
PARTINGTON M W - - 1964
Experience with over 6000 Guthrie tests is presented. This test is a screening procedure for phenylketonuria using small amounts of blood spotted on a filter paper which are tested by a bacterial "inhibition assay". Certain technical aspects of the test (e.g. relation between the concentration of phenylalanine in the blood ...
Deevey E S - - 1956
One of the series of "Yale natural radiocarbon measurements, II" [Science 122, 954 (1955)], by Richard S. Preston, Elaine Person, and E. S. Deevey, was incorrectly reported through a technical error. The date for sample Y-293A (South Haven, Mich.: peat) was 10,790 +/- 200 yr, not 9500 + 250 yr ...
HOWE G E - - 1955
Transurethral procedures were used in 620 of 677 cases in which prostatectomy was done (principally by residents supervised by a urologist) at a county hospital in a six-year period. Open operations were used in the other 57 cases. Results were classified as "excellent" in 46.8 per cent of the transurethral ...
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