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Prevalence of reticular pseudodrusen in newly presenting adult onset foveomacular vitelliform dystrophy.
PurposeTo report the association and prevalence of reticular pseudodrusen (RPD) in eyes with newly presenting adult onset foveomacular vitelliform dystrophy (AFVD). To compare the strength of association with other pathologies ...
The management of suspected scaphoid fractures in English hospitals: a national survey.
BACKGROUND: Wrist injuries are common, and there is often diagnostic uncertainty following normal initial radiographs when there is ongoing clinical suspicion of a scaphoid fracture.The aims of this study were to define ...
Management of recurrent heterotopic ossification around total alloplastic temporomandibular joint replacement.
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) replacement is the gold standard for reconstruction of the ankylosed joint, as it provides the facility for early function and a suitably large gap, both aimed at the prevention of recurrence. ...
The accuracy of breast volume measurement methods: A systematic review.
Breast volume is a key metric in breast surgery and there are a number of different methods which measure it. However, a lack of knowledge regarding a method's accuracy and comparability has made it difficult to establish ...
Which patients are assessed by lung cancer nurse specialists? A national lung cancer audit study of over 128,000 patients across england.
BACKGROUND: Lung cancer nurse specialists (LCNS) are integral to the multidisciplinary clinical team, providing personalised physical and psycho-social interventions, and care management for people with lung cancer. The ...
Mid-Term Remission of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus After Laparoscopic Roux En-Y Gastric Bypass
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic Roux en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is an established therapeutic modality for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). However, there is paucity of data on the outcomes of LRYGB on T2DM beyond 2 years. This ...
The bowel cancer awareness campaign 'Be Clear on Cancer': sustained increased pressure on resources and over-accessed by higher social grades with no increase in cancer detected.
AIM: To evaluate the impact of the national 'Be Clear on Cancer' bowel cancer reminder campaign on service and diagnosis at a single UK institution. Secondly, to evaluate the socio-economic background of patients referred ...
Eligibility for clinical trials in primary Sjögren's syndrome: lessons from the UK Primary Sjögren's Syndrome Registry.
OBJECTIVE: To identify numbers of participants in the UK Primary Sjögren's Syndrome Registry (UKPSSR) who would fulfil eligibility criteria for previous/current or potential clinical trials in primary SS (pSS) in order to ...
Irritant Hand Dermatitis in Health Care Workers
BACKGROUND: Health care workers (HCWs) are at increased risk of irritant contact dermatitis due to frequent hand washing and use of alcohol gel. This has increased the incidence of occupational skin diseases. AIMS: To ...
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