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A prospective longitudinal study of Pasireotide in Nelson's syndrome.
PURPOSE: Nelson's syndrome is a challenging condition that can develop following bilateral adrenalectomy for Cushing's disease, with high circulating ACTH levels, pigmentation and an invasive pituitary tumor. There is no ...
Dexamethasone versus standard treatment for postoperative nausea and vomiting in gastrointestinal surgery: randomised controlled trial (DREAMS Trial).
Objectives To determine whether preoperative dexamethasone reduces postoperative vomiting in patients undergoing elective bowel surgery and whether it is associated with other measurable benefits during recovery from ...
Endobronchial Coils for Severe Emphysema Are Effective Up to 12 Months following Treatment: Medium Term and Cross-Over Results from a Randomised Controlled Trial.
BACKGROUND: There is a clinical need for therapeutic options to reduce hyperinflation associated with severe emphysema. Endobronchial Coils (coils) are nitinol devices implanted bronchoscopically under fluoroscopic guidance ...
Home-administered pre-surgical psychological intervention for knee osteoarthritis (HAPPiKNEES): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
Background: Knee replacement surgery reduces pain for many people with osteoarthritis (OA). However, surgical outcomes are partly dependent on patients' moods, and those with depression or anxiety have worse outcomes. ...
Who Should Be Investigated for Haematuria? Results of a Contemporary Prospective Observational Study of 3556 Patients
Abstract: There remains a lack of consensus among guideline relating to which patients require investigation for haematuria. We determined the incidence of urinary tract cancer in a prospective observational study of ...
P15 A pilot study of a dedicated ballooned intercostal drain
Introduction Intercostal tube drainage of pleural air or fluid is an essential tool in the management of respiratory patients. A common complication of drain insertion is accidental removal of the drain, usually as a result ...