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Mtshali, Primrose - - 2009
Objectives. Soccer is one of the sports in South Africa which has seen an increase in the participation of youth and adult female players. The aim of this study was to determine point and 1-year prevalence, profile of injuries that affect female soccer players, associations between injuries and player position, ...
Taliep, M. - - 2009
Objectives. This study investigates the effectiveness of the cricket transformation process in firstly increasing representation of black players and secondly improving performance of black players in the South African 4-day provincial competition between the 1996/1997 and 2007/2008 cricket seasons.
Stretch, Richard - - 2009
Objective. To determine the incidence and nature of injury patterns in elite cricketers over two seasons.
Lambert, Mike - - 2009
Baser, Ozgun - - 2009
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita is a syndrome characterized by non-progressive multiple congenital joint contractures. The exact etiology of arthrogryposis is unknown. It may be due to neuropathic or muscular pathologies, connective tissue disorders, conditions limiting the uterine space, intrauterine vascular abnormalities, or maternal diseases. In the early period of the disease, ...
Turan, Yasemin - - 2009
Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is chronic inflammatory rheumatic disease characterized by of peripheral arthritis, enthesitis, spondylitis and psoriasis. The mean age at onset of PsA is in the range of 30-50 years. In clinically, approximately 17% of patients develop arthritis before the onset of psoriasis. Osgood Schlatter syndrome presents in growing ...
Aydeniz, Ali - - 2009
Cervical spine involvement occurs in over half of the patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The destruction of the spine ranges from minimal subluxation to atlantoaxial dislocation and compression of the spinal cord and brainstem, and hence may result in sudden death. In this paper, we present a case of seronegative rheumatoid ...
Yuksel-Konuk, Berrin - - 2009
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a heterogeneous and complex disease where both genetic and environmental risk factors are involved. Reviewing the increased familial incidence and increased disease susceptibility demonstrated in twin studies, RA clearly has a genetic component. More evidence for a strong inherited component in RA is supported by association ...
Tur, Kazim - - 2009
Articular cartilage defects heal very poorly and lead to degenerative arthritis. Existing medications cannot promote healing process; cartilage defects eventually require surgical replacements with autografts. As there is not enough source of articular cartilage that can be donated for autografting, materials that pro-mote cartilage regeneration are important in both research ...
Akbal, Ayla - - 2009
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) and components of MS and to evaluate the relation between MS and functional state in patients with RA.
Cetin, Nuri - - 2009
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between pain, disability and depression in patients with knee osteoarthritis. We also aimed to examine the effects of depression treatment on pain and disability among patients with comorbid knee osteoarthritis and depression.
Ozgocmen, Salih - - 2009
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the Turkish translation of the patient version of the Assessment in Spondyloarthritis International Society (ASAS) and European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) recommendations for the management of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) by the patients.
Karapolat, Hale - - 2009
Objective: Pain and stiffness disturb the psychological status and quality of life in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients, which may be further deteriorated by pulmonary involvement. Therefore, detection of pulmonary involvement in AS patients is important. In this study, we aimed to detect pulmonary involvement in AS patients and to assess ...
Durmus, Dilek - - 2009
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine pulmonary function in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients and to assess the relationship with clinical parameters.
Baskan, Bedriye - - 2009
Objective: The aims of this study were to investigate bone mineral density (BMD) measurements and the strength of abdominal and dorsal muscles in premenopausal women with chronic low back pain (CLBP) and to determine the risk factors that could affect these parameters.
Balci, Didem - - 2009
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) of the vulva is rare. A 32 year-old woman presented with a two year history of non-healing vulvar ulceration and a nine month history of ulcerative nodular lesion in the left inguinal region. Biopsy results of the vulva and inguinal lesions were consistent with LCH. Screening ...
Tekin, Sibel - - 2009
A nine-year old girl admitted to our clinic with two months history of itchy skin eruption, initially started on the arms and then disseminated to all the body including the face. Dermatological examination revealed extensive papulosquamous lesions covered with hemorrhagic crust and central necrosis. Clinically the diagnosis was thought to ...
Aksoy, Berna - - 2009
Morbus Morbihan is also described as a chronic lymphedema related to rosacea and characterized with hard nonpitting edema localized to the upper central face clinically. The other typical features are nonpathologic laboratory and histopathological findings and resistance to various therapies. Forty-three years old female patient applied to the outpatient clinic ...
Kulluk, Pinar - - 2009
Psoriasis is a common, chronic and inflammatory disease of the skin. Nail changes are frequent in psoriasis and being found in up to 50 percent of patients. Despite recent therapeutic advances, the management of nail psoriasis remains long time and sometimes unsatisfactory. We aimed in this article to review diagnostic ...
Yazganoglu, K. - - 2009
Objective: Condyloma acuminata (CA) in children needs a special approach. Our purpose was to review the children with CA to find the clinical features, possible transmission modes and treatment modalities.
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Roberts, Matthew - - 2009
An adequate semen volume of ejaculate fluid is required to transport sperm into the female reproductive tract and allow for fertilization of the oocyte. Thus, seminal fluid volume is an important part of the semen analysis done to investigate male infertility. In this article, we review the anatomy and physiology ...
Teichman, Joel - - 2009
Gajewski, Jerzy - - 2009
Gajewski, Jerzy - - 2009
Fradet, Yves - - 2009
Bladder cancer kills more women than cervical cancer and is also a significant cause of mortality in men. Little progress has been made in improving survival in patients with advanced bladder cancer. Two pilot studies using microhematuria screening have shown that screening for bladder cancer results in close to 80% ...
Abdussalam, Abuhjar - - 2009
Lymphoma of the prostate, either primary or secondary, is very rare. We report the case of an 82-year-old man with symptoms of bladder outlet obstruction presumably due to benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). He underwent an uneventful transurethral resection of the prostate. Pathological review of the resected tissue demonstrated substantial infiltration ...
Guevremont, Catherine - - 2009
A 58-year-old man with metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma on sunitinib therapy, who previously failed on sorafenib, was found to have progression of multiple hepatic metastases; he was on a standard sunitinib dose of 50 mg/day (4 weeks on, 2 weeks off). Due to the unavailability of alternative therapies, ...
Arcos, Cristina - - 2009
Malignant pheochromocytoma is a rare disease and surgical resection is the only curative treatment. There are no definitive histological or cytological criteria of malignancy, as it is impossible to determine this condition in the absence of advanced locoregional disease or metastases. We report a case of a patient with a ...
De Carli, - - 2009
Bilobed testicle is an extremely rare testicular malformation in children. It may be presumed that this condition could be an incomplete expression of polyorchidism; however, the etiology of both entities remains unknown. In this report, a 3-year-old boy presented with a right bilobed testicle mimicking a testicular tumour. Since there ...
Dangle, Pankaj - - 2009
We describe a case of early postoperative aortoureteric fistula following exenterative surgery treated with wet ostomy with bilateral ureterosigmoidostomies and ureteric stent placement. A high index of clinical suspicion is required, as diagnosis is often difficult.
Nassir, Anmar - - 2009
This case report highlights a symptomatic cystic seminal vesicle lesion, treated laparoscopically. A young adult male known to have congenital right renal agenesis presented with a history of recurrent right iliac fossa pain, as well as deep pelvic discomfort. The preoperative evaluation revealed a 7 x 4.5 x 4 cm ...
Rosenblatt, Gregory - - 2009
The primary presentation of congenital megaureter in adults is rare. Development of urolithiasis may lead to this unusual underlying diagnosis. Urinary tract stones can form either within the dilated ureteral segment or in a part of the upper urinary tract proximal to the abnormal ureteral segment. We report two cases ...
Yoshimine, Shunsuke - - 2009
This report presents a case of primary intratesticular leiomyosarcoma. A 73-year-old male presented with a 6-year history of left scrotal swelling. A radiological examination revealed a left testicular tumour with multiple metastases in the lung, para-aortic lymph node and other organs. A radical orchiectomy was carried out and the pathology ...
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