Heller myotomy

Heller myotomy is a surgical procedure in which the muscles of the cardia are cut, allowing food and liquids to pass to the stomach. It is used to treat achalasia, a disorder in which the lower esophageal sphincter fails to relax properly, making it difficult for food and liquids to reach the stomach.
Lancet Group of Laboratories
The Lancet Group of Laboratories, also known as Lancet Laboratories, is a private pathology service founded and based in Johannesburg, South Africa
Pravastatin or atorvastatin evaluation and infection therapy - thrombolysis in myocardial infarction 22
The Pravastatin or atorvastatin evaluation and infection therapy - thrombolysis in myocardial infarction 22, also known as PROVE-IT TIMI 22, was a randomized, double-blind, clinical trial that recruited 4,162 people admitted within 10 days of an acute
West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study
The West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study, also known as WOSCOPS, was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial, published in 1995. It compared 40mg of the lipid-lowering drug pravastatin to placebo in 6, 595 men who had a mean
Trench nephritis
Trench nephritis, also known as war nephritis, is a kidney infection, first recognised by medical officers as a new disease during the early part of the First World War and distinguished from the then-understood acute nephritis by also having bronchitis
Pull-through procedure
A pull-through procedure is the definitive operation for Hirschsprung disease, involving the removal of the abnormal segment of bowel that has no nerves, pulling through the normal bowel and connecting it to the anus. Several types of pull-through
HDL-Atherosclerosis Treatment Study
The HDL-Atherosclerosis Treatment Study, also known as HATS, was a three-year double-blind trial involving 160 people with coronary heart disease (CHD) who had a low HDL and near normal LDL. The study compared a combination of simvastatin and niacin with
Bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation
Bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation (BPOP), also known as Nora's lesion, is a type of non-cancerous bone tumor belonging to the group of cartilage tumors. It is generally seen in the tubular bones of the hands and feet, where it presents
Histiocyte Society
The Histiocyte Society is an international network of people that co-ordinate studies of the histiocytoses, which it has divided into Langerhans cell histiocytosis, non-Langerhans cell histiocytoses, and malignant histiocytosis. They provided the criteria
The Green Book (immunisation guidance, UK)
Immunisation against infectious disease, popularly known as The Green Book, provides information on vaccines for vaccine-preventable diseases. It acts as a guide to the UK's vaccination schedule for health professionals and health departments that give
Vinicius Henuns
Vinicius Henrique Nunes, better known as Vinicius Henuns, is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, businessman, producer and philanthropist. He became nationally known in 2016 when he produced the song "Treme Devagar" alongside Croislla. He is also known for