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  • 1.   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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  • 2.   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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  • 3.   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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  • 4.   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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  • 5.   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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  • 6.   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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  • 7.   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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  • 8.   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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  • 9.   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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  • 10.   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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  • 11.   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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  • 12.   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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  • 13.   Ankle fractures: emergency department management...is there room for improvement?

    This study examined pitfalls in the acute management of ankle fractures which were referred to a regional orthopaedic unit

    Eur J Emerg Med, Vol: 12 Page: 216-9 October 2005
    C. Deasy; D. Murphy; G. C. McMahon; I. P. Kelly

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  • 14.   Antimicrobial prophylaxis in otorhinolaryngology/head and neck surgery

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the use, timing and appropriateness of antimicrobial prophylaxis perioperatively, in otorhinolaryngological/head and neck procedures.

    Clin Otolaryngol, Vol: 32 Page: 204-7 June 2007
    B. G. Fennessy; M. Harney; M. J. O'Sullivan; C. Timon

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  • 15.   Association of the interleukin 1 receptor antagonist gene with ulcerative colitis in Northern European Caucasians

    The aim of this study was to examine the association between the allele 2 of the interleukin 1 receptor antagonist gene

    Gut, Vol: 48 Page: 461-7 April 2001
    M. J. Carter; F. S. di Giovine; S. Jones; J. Mee; N. J. Camp; A. J. Lobo; G. W. Duff

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  • 16.   Autosomal dominant peripheral cystic retinal patches and non-cystic retinal tufts associated with peripapillary crescents, retinal breaks and uveitis

    The aim of this study was to characterise an Irish kindred with apparent autosomal dominant peripheral retinal lesions and peripapillary crescents associated with retinal breaks and uveitis to examine the association with altered homocysteine metabolism

    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol, Vol: 239 Page: 102-8 February 2001
    M. Cahill; P. Gallagher; A. Whitehead; R. Acheson

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  • 17.   Belfast Cochlear Implant Centre; the surgical results of the first 100 implants

    This study examined the surgical results of the first one hundred cochlear implant operations at the Belfast Cochlear Implant Centre

    Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord), Vol: 121 Page: 9-11 2000
    S. M. Hampton; J. G. Toner

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  • 18.   Bertolotti's syndrome. A cause of back pain in young people

    This study analysed the elective MR scans of the lumbosacral spine with findings that Bertolotti's syndrome is a major cause of back pain in young people

    J Bone Joint Surg Br, Vol: 88 Page: 1183-6 September 2006
    J. F. Quinlan; D. Duke; S. Eustace

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  • 19.   Botulinum toxin for treatment of glandular hypersecretory disorders

    This case report discusses a selection of cases managed with botulinum toxin and review the current data on use of the toxin to treat salivary gland disorders - Frey's syndrome, excessive salivation, hyperhidrosis, lacrimation and chronic rhinitis.

    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg, Vol: 61 Page: 1024-8 September 2008
    T. A. Laing; M. E. Laing; S. T. O'Sullivan

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  • 20.   Calculations of dietary exposure to acrylamide

    The aim of this study was to examine usual and acute exposure to acrylamidein the Dutch population and young children

    Mutat Res, Vol: 580 Page: 143-55 February 2005
    P. E. Boon; A. de Mul; H. van der Voet; G. van Donkersgoed; M. Brette; J. D. van Klaveren

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  • 21.   Carbon monoxide poisoning in the Republic of Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine the epidemiology of carbon monoxide poisoning in Ireland, using Hospital Inpatient Enquiry (HIPE) data, Mortality data and data from the National Poisons Information Centre

    Ir Med J, Vol: 96 Page: 83-6 March 2003
    D. Crowley; E. Scallan; J. Herbert; A. Staines; B. Herity; J. Tracey

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  • 22.   Clinical assessment of a generic DNA amplification assay for the identification of respiratory adenovirus infections

    This study examined a generic adenovirus nested polymerase chain amplification assay designed to be capable of detecting all respiratory adenoviruses.

    J Clin Virol, Vol: 26 Page: 331-8 April 2003
    S. Mitchell; H. J. O'Neill; G. M. Ong; S. Christie; P. Duprex; D. E. Wyatt; C. McCaughey; V. J. Armstrong; S. Feeney; L. Metwally; P. V. Coyle

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  • 23.   Clinical neurophysiology referral patterns to a tertiary hospital--a prospective audit

    The aim of this study was to audit the number, source, symptoms and diagnosis of neurophysiology referrals in the southern health board region

    Ir J Med Sci, Vol: 173 Page: 211-4 2004 Oct-Dec
    R. Renganathan; S. O'Brien; B. Sweeney; R. Galvin; B. McNamara

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  • 24.   Cryptosporidiosis surveillance and water-borne outbreaks in Europe

    This study reports the occurrence - crude incidence rate - of Cryptosporidiosis and water-borne outbreaks in Europe

    Euro Surveill, Vol: 12 Page: E13-4 May 2007
    J. C. Semenza; G. Nichols

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  • 25.   Deaths from blunt trauma, after arrival at hospital: plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose

    This study examined 94 deaths from blunt trauma occurring after admission to the hospital, in the region of Northern Ireland, for the year of 2001, data is presented with reference to preventable deaths

    Injury, Vol: 36 Page: 47-50 January 2005
    D. Gilroy

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  • 26.   Diagnostic yield of gastroscopy in a general surgical unit

    The aim of the study was to audit gastroscopies to assess yield and diagnostic trends

    Ir J Med Sci, Vol: 168 Page: 268-70 1999 Oct-Dec
    R. Kingston; G. Byrnes; D. O'Ceallaigh

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  • 27.   Epidemiological and virological assessment of influenza activity in Europe during the 2003-2004 season

    This study reports on epidemiological and virological assessment of influenza activity in Europe during the 2003-2004 season

    Euro Surveill, Vol: 10 Page: 107-11 April 2005
    W. J. Paget; T. J. Meerhoff; A. Meijer

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  • 28.   Epidemiological and virological assessment of influenza activity in Europe, during the 2004-2005 winter

    This study reports on epidemiological and virological assessment of influenza activity in Europe during the 2004-2005 winter

    Euro Surveill, Vol: 11 Page: 111-8 2006
    A. Meijer; W. J. Paget; T. J. Meerhoff; C. S. Brown; L. E. Meuwissen; J. van der Velden

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  • 29.   Epidemiology of childhood fractures in Britain: a study using the general practice research database

    The aim of this study was to examine the incidence (age- and sex-specific) of childhood fractures in Britain using the general practice research database

    J Bone Miner Res, Vol: 19 Page: 1976-81 December 2004
    C. Cooper; E. M. Dennison; H. G. Leufkens; N. Bishop; T. P. van Staa

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  • 30.   Frequency and distribution of group I intron genotypes of Candida albicans colonising critically ill patients

    The aim of this study was to examine the distribution and frequency of 25S rRNA intron genotypes of Candida albicans isolated from different anatomical sites of patients in an intensive care unit setting

    Br J Biomed Sci, Vol: 62 Page: 24-7 2005
    B. C. Millar; J. Xu; R. McMullan; M. J. Walker; S. Hedderwick; J. E. Moore

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  • 31.   Genetic variation in clinical varicella-zoster virus isolates collected in Ireland between 2002 and 2003

    The aim of this study was to examine genetic variation in 16 varicella-zoster virus isolates selected at random and circulating in the Irish population

    J Med Virol, Vol: 73 Page: 131-6 May 2004
    M. J. Carr; G. P. McCormack; B. Crowley

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  • 32.   Hyponatremia during carbamazepine therapy in patients with intellectual disability

    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of hyponatremia during carbamazepine treatment in patients with Intellectual Disability, and to investigate the risk factors and clinical features of this condition

    J Intellect Disabil Res, Vol: 45 Page: 152-6 April 2001
    B. D. Kelly; J. Hillery

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  • 33.   Implications of colonization of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) in renal dialysis patients. Learning to live with it?

    The aim of this study was to examine the emergence of Vancomycin-resistant enterococci amongst our cohort of renal replacement therapy patients posed considerable challenges in our attempts to prevent spread

    J Hosp Infect, Vol: 58 Page: 28-33 September 2004
    H. Humphreys; V. Dolan; T. Sexton; P. Conlon; L. Rajan; E. Creamer; J. Walshe; J. Donohoe; E. G. Smyth

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  • 34.   Imported malaria to Northern Ireland: improving surveillance for better intervention

    This study sought to evaluate the current surveillance arrangements in Northern Ireland, describe the epidemiology of malaria and make appropriate recommendations

    Ulster Med J, Vol: 75 Page: 129-35 May 2006
    G. M. Ong; B. Smyth

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  • 35.   Inadequacies in the first aid management of burns presenting to plastic surgery services

    The aim of this study was to examine first aid measures taken by both patients and their primary carers following burn injury

    Ir Med J, Vol: 98 Page: 15-6 January 2005
    A. C. O'Neill; E. Purcell; D. Jones; N. Pasha; J. McCann; P. Regan

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  • 36.   Incidence of presumed postoperative endophthalmitis in Dublin for a 5-year period (1997--2001)

    This study examined the incidence of presumed endophthalmitis following cataract surgery over a 5-year period in a busy ophthalmic hospital

    J Cataract Refract Surg, Vol: 31 Page: 1575-81 August 2005
    R. I. Khan; S. Kennedy; P. Barry

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  • 37.   Incidence of systemic lupus erythematosus in the United Kingdom, 1990-1999

    The aim of this study was to examine the annual incidence of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) over a 10-year period in the UK

    Arthritis Rheum, Vol: 57 Page: 612-8 May 2007
    E. C. Somers; S. L. Thomas; L. Smeeth; W. M. Schoonen; A. J. Hall

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  • 38.   Increasing numbers at a specialist coeliac clinic: contribution of serological testing in primary care

    This study examined new coeliac patients seen over a 9-year period to determine how the availability of serology, particularly to primary care physicians, has changed rates and sources of diagnosis

    Dig Liver Dis, Vol: 37 Page: 928-33 December 2005
    W. Dickey; S. A. McMillan

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  • 39.   Integration of conventional cytogenetics, comparative genomic hybridisation and interphase fluorescence in situ hybridisation for the detection of genomic rearrangements in acute leukaemia

    The aim of this study was to screen for genomic imbalances in patients with acute leukaemia using conventional and molecular and fluorescence in situ hybridisation methods

    J Clin Pathol, Vol: 61 Page: 903-8 August 2008
    P. McGrattan; S. Campbell; R. Cuthbert; F. G. Jones; M. F. McMullin; M. Humphreys

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  • 40.   Ionising radiation (medical exposure) regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000 and their implications for Accident and Emergency (A&E) doctors in training

    This study aimed to explore the number of unjustified requests for plain abdominal radiography among A&E doctors and whether there is a statistically significant difference in the justification of request between doctors of differing experience

    Ulster Med J, Vol: 70 Page: 19-21 May 2001
    R. E. Bell; R. E. McLaughlin

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  • 41.   Is Panton-Valentine leucocidin associated with the pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in the UK?

    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of Panton-Valentine leucocidin (PVL)-encoding genes among isolates of S. aureus from bacteraemic patients.

    J Antimicrob Chemother, Vol: 60 Page: 402-5 August 2007
    M. J. Ellington; R. Hope; M. Ganner; M. Ganner; C. East; G. Brick; A. M. Kearns

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  • 42.   Is there enough clinical evidence to use honey to manage wounds?

    This article discusses the clinical evidence to use honey to manage wounds

    J Wound Care, Vol: 13 Page: 275-8 July 2004
    G. Gethin

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  • 43.   Isoflavone intake in four different European countries: the VENUS approach

    The aim of this study was to examine levels of isoflavone intake (total isoflavones, daidzein and genistein) in four European countries

    Br J Nutr, Vol: 89 Suppl 1 Page: S25-30 June 2003
    M. A. van Erp-Baart; H. A. Brants; M. Kiely; A. Mulligan; A. Turrini; C. Sermoneta; A. Kilkkinen; L. M. Valsta

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  • 44.   Isolation and antimicrobial sensitivities of Kluyvera spp. from humans in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, 2005-2006

    This article discusses isolation and antimicrobial sensitivities of Kluyvera spp. from humans in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, 2005-2006

    Int J Antimicrob Agents, Vol: 30 Page: 371-2 October 2007
    B. Muller-Pebody; M. Lillie; A. P. Johnson

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  • 45.   Ladder fall injuries: patterns and cost of morbidity

    The aim of this study was to determine the healthcare cost and duration of the morbidity associated with ladder fall injuries

    Injury, Vol: 35 Page: 429-31 April 2004
    J. O'Sullivan; A. Wakai; R. O'Sullivan; C. Luke; S. Cusack

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  • 46.   Malignancy and mortality in a population-based cohort of patients with coeliac disease or "gluten sensitivity"

    The aim of this study was to describe the risk of malignancy and mortality in patients with a positive endomysial or anti-gliadin antibody test in Northern Ireland

    World J Gastroenterol, Vol: 13 Page: 146-51 January 2007
    L. A. Anderson; S. A. McMillan; R. G. Watson; P. Monaghan; A. T. Gavin; C. Fox; L. J. Murray

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  • 47.   Management of head injury in a regional hospital

    The aim of this study was to examine the management of head injuries in a regional hospital with computed tomographic and 'image-link' facilities allowing instantaneous transmission of CT scans to the regional neurosurgical unit for specialist assessment.

    Ir J Med Sci, Vol: 169 Page: 103-6 2000 Apr-Jun
    E. Eguare; S. Tierney; M. C. Barry; P. A. Grace

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  • 48.   Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an Irish orthopaedic centre: a five-year analysis

    The aim of this study was to describe methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus in an Irish orthopaedic centre

    J Bone Joint Surg Br, Vol: 88 Page: 807-11 June 2006
    S. J. Roche; D. Fitzgerald; A. O'Rourke; J. P. McCabe

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  • 49.   Modelling the impact of antibiotic use and infection control practices on the incidence of hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a time-series analysis

    The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of antimicrobial drug use and infection control practices on nosocomial MRSA incidence in a 426-bed general teaching hospital

    J Antimicrob Chemother, Vol: 62 Page: 593-600 September 2008
    M. A. Aldeyab; D. L. Monnet; J. M. Lopez-Lozano; C. M. Hughes; M. G. Scott; M. P. Kearney; F. A. Magee; J. C. McElnay

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  • 50.   Morbidity and mortality following inadvertent poisoning with decanted chemicals

    The aim of this study was to examine the epidemiology of accidental poisoning with decanted chemicals

    Ir Med J, Vol: 98 Page: 175-8 June 2005
    N. Cassidy; J. A. Tracey

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  • 51.   New adult patients starting renal replacement therapy in the UK in 2005 (chapter 3)

    The aim of this study was to examine the acceptance rate for renal replacement therapy and characteristics of the target population

    Nephrol Dial Transplant, Vol: 22 Suppl 7 Page: vii11-29 August 2007
    K. Farrington; R. Rao; J. Gilg; D. Ansell; T. Feest

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