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The results of treating cancer depend greatly on how far the tumour has spread at the time of diagnosis. By the time symptoms appear the tumour has often spread beyond any chance of cure. This is particularly true of gastrointestinal cancers, where surgery remains the only effective treatment. In...
In three patients with attacks of acute intermittent porphyria we found markedly impaired functions of the left ventricle accompanied by ECG changes that returned to normal after administration of heme arginate or cytochrome C administration. In nine patients with other types of porphyria, and in...
Thirty patients with definite rheumatoid arthritis and hydropsy in a knee joint were followed for 42 months in a prospective study. The knee joints were initially aspirated and 15 synovial fluid variables investigated. The patients were split into two groups, those with and those without progress...