Experience with Dimer-X myelography in 3 000 patients provides some indication of the scope of examination of the lumbar, thoracic and cervical segments of the spinal canal with a water-soluble contrast medium.
A total of 55 patients were treated with the histamine H2-receptor antagonist cimetidine (Tagamet: SKF) in an endoscopically controlled double-blind trial.
We evaluate the role of lipoprotein electrophoresis as part of the routine lipogram.
In many different parts of the world the pattern of diseases has changed or is changing from one mainly of infections to one of degenerative diseases.
Pressure sores in the sitting paraplegic patient can delay rehabilitation by weeks or months, or can lead to the patient's permanent confinement to bed.
There is an urgent need to train nurses to assist with the provision of health services for children in the Republic at a clinical level as opposed to their traditional nursing role.
Computerized axial tomographic scans were performed on 7 patients, 3, 8 and 20 hours after lumbar myelography with Dimer-X.
A case is discussed in which the movements of a Bjork-Shiley disc valve, inserted in the mitral position, were hampered by an aortic insufficiency.