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Small bowel obstruction 5 years following the ingestion of serrated scissors
Ingested foreign bodies are common in the cohort of psychiatric patients, however clinical quiescence in this group is rare. We present a case of a 45-year-old female with emotionally unstable personality disorder (borderline ...
Modelling the radiobiological effect of intraoperative X-ray brachytherapy for breast cancer using an air-filled spherical applicator
PURPOSE: We present a framework, in which we compare a conventional standard dose of 50 Gy in 25 fractions with accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) using electronic brachytherapy (eBT). We discuss how radiobiological ...
Simultaneous, bilateral, complete atypical femoral fractures after long-term alendronate use.
Over the past decade there have been increasing reports of atypical femoral fractures (AFFs) associated with bisphosphonate use. Reported cases of bilateral involvement usually refer to sequential injuries, or a complete ...
Erosive and osteoarthritic structural progression in early rheumatoid arthritis.
Objectives. To investigate factors associated with joint damage in early RA, and how comorbid OA might influence patient assessment and outcomes. Methods. Baseline radiographs of hands and feet from 512 participants in the ...
Role of Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Blood Loss in Vaginal Delivery
Anti-fibrinolytic agents are used to reduce obstetric blood loss as the fibrinolytic system is known to get activated after placental delivery. To evaluate the efficacy of parenteral tranexamic acid in reducing blood loss ...
Not All Acute Abdomen Cases in Early Pregnancy Are Ectopic; Expect the Unexpected: Renal Angiomyolipoma Causing Massive Retroperitoneal Haemorrhage
Retroperitoneal haemorrhage (or retroperitoneal haematoma) refers to an accumulation of blood found in the retroperitoneal space. It is a rare clinical entity with variable aetiology including anticoagulation, ruptured ...