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  • 1.   "Is this a dagger I see before me?"--an audit of stabbings and gunshot wounds in Limerick

    The aim of this study was to audit the incidence, type of injury, medical consequences and outcome of patients with stab or gunshot wounds presenting to the Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Limerick,

    Ir J Med Sci, Vol: 173 Page: 102-4 2004 Apr-Jun
    J. Shabbir; C. O. McDonnell; J. B. O'Sullivan; K. Cahill; A. Moore; R. Raminlagan; G. Quinn; P. A. Grace

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  • 2.   3'CBFbeta deletion associated with inv(16) in acute myeloid leukemia

    This study examined the incidence of 3'CBFbeta deletion in acute myeloid leukemia

    Cancer Genet Cytogenet, Vol: 162 Page: 122-6 October 2005
    J. Kelly; N. J. Foot; E. Conneally; H. Enright; M. Humphreys; K. Saunders; M. J. Neat

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  • 3.   47 years of phaeochromocytomas

    This study examined patients with phaeochromocytoma

    Ir Med J, Vol: 94 Page: 200-3 2001 Jul-Aug
    T. O'Halloran; G. McGreal; E. McDermott; N. O'Higgins

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  • 4.   A 16-year follow-up of a child inpatient population

    The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term outcomes of children who had been inpatients in a child psychiatry unit

    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry, Vol: 9 Page: 46-53 March 2000
    E. Healy; M. Fitzgerald

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  • 5.   A case control study of a deprivation triangle: teenage motherhood, poor educational achievement and unemployment

    The aim of this study was to compare the educational and employment experiences of teenage mothers and match peers from a similar social background

    Int J Adolesc Med Health, Vol: 14 Page: 117-23 2002 Apr-Jun
    T. Bradley; M. E. Cupples; H. Irvine

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  • 6.   A clinical audit of the Hakim programmable valve in patients with complex hydrocephalus

    The aim of this study was to audit the pattern of use of the Hakim (Medos) programmable valve implanted in patients with complex hydrocephalus and their clinical outcome

    Br J Neurosurg, Vol: 14 Page: 535-42 December 2000
    A. D. Kay; A. J. Fisher; C. O'Kane; H. K. Richards; J. D. Pickard

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  • 7.   A common, symptom-based case definition for gastroenteritis

    The aim of the study was to establish common, symptom-based case definition for gastroenteritis by comparing across four counteries

    Epidemiology and Infection, Vol: 136 Page: 886-894 2008
    S. E. Majowicz; G. Hall; E. Scallan; G. K. Adak; C. Gauci; T. F. Jones; S. O'Brien; O. Henao; P. Sockett

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  • 8.   A comparison of lutein and zeaxanthin concentrations in formula and human milk samples from Northern Ireland mothers

    The aim of this study was to examine carotenoids in human and formulae milks

    Eur J Clin Nutr, Vol: 58 Page: 90-7 January 2004
    V. C. Jewell; C. B. Mayes; T. R. Tubman; C. A. Northrop-Clewes; D. I. Thurnham

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  • 9.   A comparison of surgical impression, histological findings and microbiological results at open appendicectomy

    The aim of this study was to examine surgical impression, histological findings and microbiological results at open appendicectomy

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 100 Page: 2007
    G. Colleran; H. Heneghan; K. J. Sweeney; M. J. Kerin

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  • 10.   A comparison of temporal bone fracture classification systems

    The aim of the study was to examine traditional and otic capsule classification system of temporal bone fractures for clinical relevance

    Clinical Otolaryngology, Vol: 31 Page: 287-291 2006
    M. A. Rafferty; R. Mc Conn Walsh; M. A. Walsh

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  • 11.   A contrastive view of Irish language dynamics

    The aim of this study was to examine the linguistic anthropology which underpins the language dynamics of two Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking) areas

    Coll Antropol, Vol: 28 Suppl 1 Page: 73-81 2004
    C. O. Giollagain

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  • 12.   A cost-benefit evaluation of helicopter transfers to the Beaumont neurosurgical unit

    In this study a retrospective analysis of all consecutive helicopter transfers to the Beaumont neurosurgical unit was performed over a two year period from January 1994 to December 1996.

    Ir Med J, Vol: 93 Page: 50-1 2000 Mar-Apr
    R. Dardis; G. Roberts; J. Phillips

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  • 13.   A genome-wide DNA microsatellite association screen to identify chromosomal regions harboring candidate genes in diabetic nephropathy

    The aim of this study was to accelerate the identification of susceptibility genes in diabetic nephropathy using genome-wide fluorescence-based DNA microsatellite

    J Am Soc Nephrol, Vol: 17 Page: 831-6 March 2006
    A. J. McKnight; A. P. Maxwell; S. Sawcer; A. Compston; E. Setakis; C. C. Patterson; H. R. Brady; D. A. Savage

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  • 14.   A genome-wide scan for genes involved in primary vesicoureteric reflux

    The aim of this study was to examine a genome-wide linkage scan using 4710 single-nucleotide polymorphisms in families with more then one member with Vesicoureteric reflux

    J Med Genet, Vol: 44 Page: 710-7 November 2007
    H. Kelly; C. M. Molony; J. M. Darlow; M. E. Pirker; A. Yoneda; A. J. Green; P. Puri; D. E. Barton

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  • 15.   A jab in time

    This article discusses a campaign to eradicate Meningitis C in Ireland

    World of Irish Nursing, Vol: 9 Page: 17-17 2001
    M. Cassidy

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  • 16.   A method to establish the relationship between chronological age and stage of union from radiographic assessment of epiphyseal fusion at the knee: an Irish population study

    The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between stage of epiphyseal union at the knee joint and chronological age in a modern Irish population

    J Anat, Vol: 212 Page: 198-209 February 2008
    J. E. O'Connor; C. Bogue; L. D. Spence; J. Last

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  • 17.   A new polymorphism for the RI22H mutation in hereditary pancreatitis

    The aim of this study was to examine the frequency of a false negative result by sequencing studies in patients with hereditary pancreatitis and in healthy controls

    Gut, Vol: 48 Page: 247-50 February 2001
    N. Howes; W. Greenhalf; S. Rutherford; M. O'Donnell; R. Mountford; I. Ellis; D. Whitcomb; C. Imrie; B. Drumm; J. P. Neoptolemos

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  • 18.   A new predictor of cephalopelvic disproportion?

    The aim of this study was to examine new anthropomorphic parameters as indicators of Cephalopelvic disproportion

    J Obstet Gynaecol, Vol: 23 Page: 27-9 January 2003
    G. Connolly; C. Naidoo; R. M. Conroy; P. Byrne; P. McKenna

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  • 19.   A possible role for the PPARGPro12Ala polymorphism in preterm birth

    The aim of this study was to examine if Pro12Ala polymorphism of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma gene could play a role in birth weight and duration of gestation

    Diabetes, Vol: 56 Page: 494-498 2007
    A. Meirhaeghe; C. A. G. Boreham; L. J. Murray; F. Richard; G. Davey Smith; I. S. Young; P. Amouyel

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  • 20.   A randomized controlled trial assessing the health economics of realtime teledermatology compared with conventional care: an urban versus rural perspective

    The aim of this study was to assess the health economics of realtime teledermatology compared with conventional care: an urban versus rural perspective

    J Telemed Telecare, Vol: 7 Page: 108-18 2001
    M. A. Loane; S. E. Bloomer; R. Corbett; D. J. Eedy; C. Evans; N. Hicks; P. Jacklin; H. E. Lotery; C. Mathews; J. Paisley; P. Reid; K. Steele; R. Wootton

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  • 21.   A randomized controlled trial to assess the clinical effectiveness of both realtime and store-and-forward teledermatology compared with conventional care

    The aim of this study was to assess realtime teledermatology, store-and-forward teledermatology and conventional outpatient dermatological care were evaluated in a randomized control trial

    J Telemed Telecare, Vol: 6 Suppl 1 Page: S1-3 2000
    M. A. Loane; S. E. Bloomer; R. Corbett; D. J. Eedy; N. Hicks; H. E. Lotery; C. Mathews; J. Paisley; K. Steele; R. Wootton

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  • 22.   A randomized trial using ultrasound to identify the high-risk fetus in a low-risk population

    The aim of this study was to assess the effect of introducing two biophysical ultrasound examinations in a low-risk antenatal population

    Obstet Gynecol, Vol: 101 Page: 626-32 April 2003
    D. McKenna; S. Tharmaratnam; S. Mahsud; C. Bailie; A. Harper; J. Dornan

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  • 23.   A study of suicides in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, for the year period spanning 2000-2005

    The aim of this study was to examine the number of factors associated with the occurrence of suicide

    J Forensic Leg Med, Vol: 15 Page: 148-57 April 2008
    A. Burns; E. Goodall; T. Moore

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  • 24.   A study of the physical rehabilitation and psychological state of patients who sustained limb loss as a result of terrorist activity in Northern Ireland 1969-2003

    The aim of this study was to benchmark the psychological state and physical rehabilitation of patients who have sustained limb loss as a result of terrorist activity in Northern Ireland

    Disabil Rehabil, Vol: 28 Page: 797-801 June 2006
    L. Graham; R. C. Parke; M. C. Paterson; M. Stevenson

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  • 25.   A survey of asylum seekers' general practice service utilisation and morbidity patterns

    The aim of this study was to compare Irish asylum seekers to other General Medical Scheme patients possessing Irish citizenship in terms of their utilisation of GP services, morbidity patterns and consultation outcomes

    Ir Med J, Vol: 100 Page: 461-4 May 2007
    J. D. McMahon; A. Macfarlane; G. E. Avalos; P. Cantillon; A. W. Murphy

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  • 26.   A survey of the causes of sudden cardiac death in the under 35-year-age group

    The aim of this study was to examine the incidence and causes of sudden cardiac death in Dublin city in the 10-year period from 1st January 1993 to 31st December 2002

    Ir Med J, Vol: 98 Page: 232-5 September 2005
    F. Quigley; M. Greene; D. O'Connor; F. Kelly

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  • 27.   A survey of the causes of sudden death in sport in the Republic of Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine the incidence, causes, associated factors, and pathological findings in people who died while exercising

    Br J Sports Med, Vol: 34 Page: 258-61 August 2000
    F. Quigley

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  • 28.   A survey of the prevalence of stereotypy, self-injury and aggression in children and young adults with Cri du Chat syndrome

    The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence and frequency of stereotypy, self-injurious behaviour and aggression in children and adults with Cri du Chat syndrome

    J Intellect Disabil Res, Vol: 46 Page: 133-40 February 2002
    M. S. Collins; K. Cornish

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  • 29.   A twelve-year review of central nervous system bacterial abscesses; presentation and aetiology

    This study aimed to review and document the changing patterns in diagnosis, causes and treatment of bacterial infections of the central nervous system in a national neurosurgical unit

    Clin Microbiol Infect, Vol: 9 Page: 803-9 August 2003
    M. Roche; H. Humphreys; E. Smyth; J. Phillips; R. Cunney; E. McNamara; D. O'Brien; O. McArdle

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  • 30.   Absence of Epstein-Barr virus encoded RNA and latent membrane protein (LMP1) in salivary gland neoplasms

    The aim of this study was to examine the absence of Epstein-Barr virus encoded RNA and latent membrane protein (LMP1) in salivary gland neoplasms

    J Laryngol Otol, Vol: 113 Page: 906-8 October 1999
    A. M. Pollock; M. Toner; M. McMenamin; J. Walker; C. I. Timon

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  • 31.   Achieving optimal diabetic control in adolescence: the continuing enigma

    This article describes the difficulties frequently encountered in managing glycaemic control in the transition periods from childhood through adolescence to adulthood, with a description of four cases illustrating these points

    Diabetes Metab Res Rev, Vol: 17 Page: 67-74 2001 Jan-Feb
    E. M. McConnell; R. Harper; M. Campbell; J. K. Nelson

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  • 32.   Acute gastroenteritis in northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland: a telephone survey

    The aim of this study was to examine rates of acute gastroenteritis in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

    Commun Dis Public Health, Vol: 7 Page: 61-7 March 2004
    E. Scallan; M. Fitzgerald; C. Collins; D. Crowley; L. Daly; M. Devine; D. Igoe; T. Quigley; T. Robinson; B. Smyth

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  • 33.   Administration of analgesia for acute abdominal pain sufferers in the accident and emergency setting

    This study described the effect of early administration of analgesia for acute abdominal pain in the accident and emergency setting

    Eur J Emerg Med, Vol: 11 Page: 309-12 December 2004
    J. Shabbir; P. F. Ridgway; K. Lynch; C. E. Law; D. Evoy; J. B. O'Mahony; K. Mealy

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  • 34.   Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: metric analysis of the deformity

    The aim of the study was to examine the topographic, radiographic and clinical data, in girls with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, comparisons were made with theoretically perfect symmetry

    Stud Health Technol Inform, Vol: 123 Page: 109-16 2006
    C. J. Goldberg; D. P. Moore; E. E. Fogarty; F. E. Dowling

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  • 35.   Adverse reproductive outcomes among pregnancies of aunts and (spouses of) uncles in Irish families with neural tube defects

    The aim of this study was to examine matrilineal risk in families with neural tube defects by comparing adverse pregnancy outcomes among maternal and paternal first cousin pregnancies.

    Am J Med Genet A, Vol: 140 Page: 52-61 January 2006
    J. Byrne; S. Carolan

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  • 36.   Age and sex profile of patients having cataract surgery between 1986 and 2003

    The aim of this study was to describe the age and sex profile of patients having cataract surgery by 2 consulting ophthalmic surgeons over an 18-year period

    J Cataract Refract Surg, Vol: 31 Page: 2162-6 November 2005
    P. O'Reilly; U. Mahmoud; P. Hayes; P. Tormey; S. Beatty

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  • 37.   Age at death of people with an intellectual disability in Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine the age at death of people with an intellectual disability in Ireland.

    J Intellect Disabil, Vol: 10 Page: 155-64 June 2006
    K. E. Lavin; B. E. McGuire; M. J. Hogan

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  • 38.   Airway evaluation on placental support

    This case report discusses the first case of intrapartum management of prenatal airway obstruction attempted in Ireland

    Ir J Med Sci, Vol: 171 Page: 40-1 2002 Jan-Mar
    T. Mackle; C. Barry-Kinsella; J. Russell

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  • 39.   All patients receiving renal replacement therapy in the United Kingdom in 2005 (chapter 4)

    The aim of this study was to examine renal replacement therapy in the United Kingdom with regard to prevalence and a range of demographic characteristics

    Nephrol Dial Transplant, Vol: 22 Suppl 7 Page: vii30-50 August 2007
    K. Farrington; R. Rao; R. Stenkamp; D. Ansell; T. Feest

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  • 40.   All-terrain vehicles--unstable, unsafe and unregulated. A prospective study of ATV-related trauma in rural Ireland

    The aim of this study was to audit all patients presenting to our Accident and Emergency Departments with All-terrain vehicles-related trauma over a 1-year period

    Injury, Vol: 34 Page: 203-5 March 2003
    P. Moroney; M. Doyle; K. Mealy

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  • 41.   Alpha glutathione S-transferase: a potential marker of ischemia-reperfusion injury of the intestine after cardiac surgery?

    The aim of the study was to assess the utility of alpha glutathione S-transferase (alphaGST) as a potential marker of intestinal ischemia-reperfusion injury in children after cardiac surgery

    J Pediatr Surg, Vol: 41 Page: 1526-31 September 2006
    M. P. McMonagle; M. Halpenny; A. McCarthy; A. Mortell; F. Manning; C. Kilty; D. Mannion; A. E. Wood; M. T. Corbally

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  • 42.   Altered gene expression in highly purified enterocytes from patients with active coeliac disease

    The aim of this study was to examine gene expression in a highly purified isolate of enterocytes taken from patients with active coeliac disease

    BMC Genomics, Vol: 9 Page: 377 2008
    S. Bracken; G. Byrne; J. Kelly; J. Jackson; C. Feighery

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  • 43.   An 8 year study of risk factors for SIDS: bed-sharing versus non-bed-sharing

    The aim of this study was to measure the effect of bed-sharing during the last sleep period on risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome

    Arch Dis Child, Vol: 91 Page: 318-23 April 2006
    C. McGarvey; M. McDonnell; K. Hamilton; M. O'Regan; T. Matthews

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  • 44.   An evaluation of a GP out-of-hours service: meeting patient expectations of care

    The aim of this study was to assess patient satisfaction at two out-of-hours cooperatives in Northern Ireland

    J Eval Clin Pract, Vol: 10 Page: 467-74 August 2004
    K. Thompson; K. Parahoo; B. Farrell

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  • 45.   An evaluation of a non-contact biomotion sensor with actimetry

    This study investigates a very sensitive non-contact biomotion sensor to measure actimetry and compare its performance to wrist-actimetry

    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, Vol: 2007 Page: 2664-8 2007
    N. A. Fox; C. Heneghan; M. Gonzalez; R. B. Shouldice; P. de Chazal

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  • 46.   An evaluation of positive behavioural support for people with very severe challenging behaviours in community-based settings

    The aim of this study was to examine positive behaviour supports for five people - with intellectual disability - in community settings

    J Intellect Disabil, Vol: 11 Page: 281-301 September 2007
    B. McClean; I. M. Grey; M. McCracken

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  • 47.   An evaluation of the sensitivity and specificity of energy expenditure measured by heart rate and the Goldberg cut-off for energy intake: basal metabolic rate for identifying mis-reporting of energy intake by adults and children: a retrospective analysis

    This study sought to identify adults and children as under- (UR), acceptable (AR), or over-reporters (OR) of energy intake (EI) using energy expenditure measured by doubly labelled water

    Eur J Clin Nutr, Vol: 57 Page: 455-63 March 2003
    M. B. Livingstone; P. J. Robson; A. E. Black; W. A. Coward; J. M. Wallace; M. C. McKinley; J. J. Strain; P. G. McKenna

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  • 48.   An exploratory study of teachers' knowledge about the symptoms of depression in young people with and without intellectual disabilities

    This study aimed to explore teachers' knowledge of the signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorder

    J Intellect Disabil, Vol: 11 Page: 183-95 June 2007
    L. Taggart; P. McMullan

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  • 49.   An Irish three-generation family of Cornelia de Lange syndrome displaying autosomal dominant inheritance

    This case report discusses a classically affected neonate with de Lange syndrome, an affected mother and probably affected maternal grandmother

    Clin Dysmorphol, Vol: 12 Page: 241-4 October 2003
    V. McConnell; T. Brown; P. J. Morrison

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  • 50.   An open-label study of the role of adjuvant hemostatic support with protein C replacement therapy in purpura fulminans-associated meningococcemia

    The aim of the study was to conduct an open-label prospective study assessing the efficacy of activated protein C replacement therapy in patients with severe meningococcal septicemia, purpura fulminans, and multiorgan failure

    Blood, Vol: 96 Page: 3719-24 December 2000
    B. White; W. Livingstone; C. Murphy; A. Hodgson; M. Rafferty; O. P. Smith

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  • 51.   Analysis of the individual and aggregate genetic contributions of previously identified serine peptidase inhibitor Kazal type 5 (SPINK5), kallikrein-related peptidase 7 (KLK7), and filaggrin (FLG) polymorphisms to eczema risk

    The aim of this study was to analysis the individual and aggregate genetic contributions of previously identified serine peptidase inhibitor Kazal type 5 (SPINK5), kallikrein-related peptidase 7 (KLK7), and filaggrin (FLG) polymorphisms to eczema risk

    J Allergy Clin Immunol, Vol: 122 Page: 560-8 e4 September 2008
    S. Weidinger; H. Baurecht; S. Wagenpfeil; J. Henderson; N. Novak; A. Sandilands; H. Chen; E. Rodriguez; G. M. O'Regan; R. Watson; H. Liao; Y. Zhao; J. N. Barker; M. Allen; N. Reynolds; S. Meggitt; K. Northstone; G. D. Smith; C. Strobl; C. Stahl; T. Kneib; N. Klopp; T. Bieber; H. Behrendt; C. N. Palmer; H. E. Wichmann; J. Ring; T. Illig; W. H. McLean; A. D. Irvine

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