n South African Journal of Surgery - Surgical Research Society Congress, 20 - 21 May 2004, Midrand : abstracts




Extracted from text ... 91 THE DETECTION AND DOCUMENTATION OF CAUSAL ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURES TO XENOBIOTICS AND DISEASE, WITH REFERENCE TO PANCREATITIS C Y Jeppe, M A Balabyeki, J J Mathebula, M D Smith Department of Surgery Helen Joseph and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospitals Gauteng Department of Health Objectives: To identify occupational and environmental risk factors associated with pancreatitis and document exposures in patients presenting for pancreatic surgery. Design: Retrospective and prospective observational study. Setting and subjects: Sixty-four patients presenting at the J G Strijdom/Helen Joseph and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospitals between 1991 and June 2002 for pancreatic surgery. Outcome ..


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