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Gerrodette Tim - - 2012
  An ecosystem approach to fisheries management is a widely recognized goal, but describing and measuring the effects of a fishery on an ecosystem is difficult. Ecological information on the entire catch (all animals removed, whether retained or discarded) of both species targeted by the fishery and nontarget species (i.e., ...
Wilkin Linda D - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Wilkin, LD, Cheryl, A, and Haddock, BL. Energy expenditure comparison between walking and running in average fitness individuals. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 1039-1044, 2012-Increased energy expenditure (EE) is a key component in maintaining a healthy body mass. Walking and running are 2 common aerobic activities that increase EE ...
Hill Kimberley A - - 2012
Fertility preservation (FP) is of increasing concern to young patients with breast cancer. The American Society of Clinical Oncology has recommended referral to a reproductive specialist as early as possible before beginning systemic adjuvant therapy. To gather information from young patients with breast cancer about their experiences with FP referral, ...
De Clercq Erik - - 2012
Nucleoside and nucleotide analogues have proven to be an effective approach toward the development of antiviral compounds. This approach has so far yielded a number of clinically useful antiviral drugs, such as BVDU (brivudin), (val)aciclovir, cidofovir, adefovir dipivoxil, and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, and current perspectives justify the further development of ...
Bolton K L - - 2012
Abstract.  Bolton KL, Ganda C, Berchuck A, Pharaoh PDP, Gayther SA (National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA; EGA Institute for Women's Health, University College London, London, UK; Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA; University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK; and University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA). Role of ...
Ashton Kathleen S - - 2012
Isolated limb perfusion and isolated limb infusion are surgical interventions that provide high-dose regional chemotherapy to patients experiencing a recurrence of melanoma in an extremity. Nurses may be unfamiliar with these treatment options, as they are not available in all hospitals; however, the number of people diagnosed with melanoma is ...
Swinton Paul A - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Swinton, PA, Stewart, AD, Lloyd, R, Agouris, I, and Keogh, JWL. Effect of load positioning on the kinematics and kinetics of weighted vertical jumps. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 906-913, 2012-One of the most popular exercises for developing lower-body muscular power is the weighted vertical jump. The present study ...
Mans Christoph - - 2012
Case Description-3 female African spurred tortoises (Geochelone sulcata) of various body weights (0.22, 0.77, and 2.86 kg [0.48, 1.69, and 6.29 lb]) were examined because of reduced food intake and lack of fecal output. Owners reported intermittent tenesmus in 2 of the tortoises. Clinical Findings-Physical examinations revealed no clinically important ...
Crutsinger Gregory M - - 2012
In ecology, there is an increasing amount of research dedicated to understanding how intraspecific genetic diversity can extend beyond the population level to influence the assembly of communities and the functioning of ecosystems. In this issue of Molecular Ecology, Koh et al. (2012) take this exploration to a new level using ...
Li Jianbo - - 2012
Aim: To explore the relationship between plasma total homocysteine concentration and diabetic nephropathy in patients with Type 2 diabetes. Methods: Chinese patients with Type 2 diabetes (n = 183) were enrolled in a cross-sectional hospital based study. Early diabetic nephropathy status was documented by presence of microalbuminuria. Plasma total homocysteine ...
Izzo Mm - - 2012
Objective  Compare real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR), a commercially available enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and lateral flow immunochromatography assay (LAT) for the detection of rotavirus and coronavirus in faecal samples collected from diarrhoeic calves. Design  Prospective survey. Method  Samples were tested at two separate facilities using a commercial ...
Harding Pg - - 2012
Objectives  To compare two approaches to performing the inferior alveolar nerve block in the horse and to evaluate the consistency of described topographical landmarks. Design  Experimental cadaver model. Methods  Eleven cadaver heads were positioned to mimic a standing sedated horse and the position of the mandibular foramen approximated. The vertical ...
Liu Jian - - 2012
The 2  '-deoxy-2  '-fluoro-2  '-C-methyluridine nucleotide prodrug, PSI-7851 and its single diastereomer PSI-7977 have displayed potent antiviral activity against hepatitis C virus in clinical trials, and PSI-7977 is currently in Phase III studies. As part of our SAR study of the 2  '-deoxy-2  '-fluoro-2  '- C-methyl class of nucleosides, we prepared the cyclopentyl carbocyclic uridine analog ...
Abrantes Catarina I - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Abrantes, CI, Nunes, MI, Maçãs, VM, Leite, NM, and Sampaio, JE. Effects of the number of players and game type constraints on heart rate, rating of perceived exertion, and technical actions of small-sided soccer games. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 976-981, 2012-The purpose of this study was to identify ...
Xu Jiuping - - 2012
Aim:  The powerful earthquake of 12 May 2008 wrought incalculable havoc on lives and properties in Wenchuan, Sichuan Province, China. The catastrophic earthquake not only created tremendous changes in the external environment, but also caused stress and difficulties for the people in the affected areas which were felt long after ...
Elliott Crb - - 2012
Nigropallidal encephalomalacia was diagnosed in two horses in northern Victoria that had a history of long-term pasture access to a dense growth of Rhaponticum repens. The region in which the affected horses lived had received well above average rainfall for several months preceding the poisoning. Affected horses had sudden onset ...
Ouzir Mounir - - 2012
Lack of insight into illness is a prevalent and distinguishing feature of schizophrenia, which has a complex history and has been given a variety of definitions. Currently, insight is measured and treated as a multidimensional phenomenon, because it is believed to result from psychological, neuropsychological and organic factors. Thus, schizophrenia ...
Tian Mohan - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to assess the correlations between the maximum standardized uptake value (SUVmax) of colorectal carcinoma and hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), vascular endothelial growth factor C (VEGF-C), and their respective receptors using (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT). Fluorine-18-FDG PET/CT scans were performed on ...
Meylan Cesar Mp - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Meylan, CMP, Cronin, JB, Oliver, JL, Hughes, MG, McMaster, DT. The reliability of jump kinematics and kinetics in children of different maturity status. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 1015-1026, 2012-The purpose of this study was to determine the reliability of eccentric (ECC) and concentric (CON) kinematic and kinetic variables ...
Parsons Joanne L - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Parsons, JL and Alexander, MJL. Modifying Spike Jump Landing Biomechanics in Female Adolescent Volleyball Athletes Using Video and Verbal Feedback. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 1076-1084, 2012-Landing awkwardly from a jump is a common mechanism of injury for the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee. Augmented feedback, such ...
Zoghaib Wajdi Michel - - 2012
Analogs of (E)-5-(2-bromovinyl)-2 '-deoxycytidine (BrVdCyd) (1) by substitution at N(4) were synthesized to impart resistance against deamination. The anti-HSV-1 activity and solution conformation of these analogs were determined. N(4)-Acetyl-BrVdCyd (2) was a potent inhibitor of HSV-1 replication whereas N(4)-propanoyl-BrVdCyd (3) had good activity and N(4)-Butanoyl-BrVdCyd (4) had only low activity against ...
Kester Laura M - - 2012
The obesity epidemic has resulted in more young people having high-risk profiles for the development of type 2 diabetes. Screening to promote earlier diagnosis and treatment of type 2 diabetes is of significant importance, as untreated disease leads to metabolic, microvascular, and macrovascular complications. However, the choice of screening methodology ...
Rechichi Claire - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Rechichi, C and Dawson, B. Oral contraceptive cycle phase does not affect 200-m swim time trial performance. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 961-967, 2012-The purpose of this study was to examine whether swimming performance was affected by acute hormonal fluctuation within a monophasic oral contraceptive (OC) cycle. Six competitive ...
Kolivras Athanassios - - 2012
We report two cases of eruptive tumors of the follicular infundibulum (TFI) with an unusual clinical presentation which has not been described previously in literature. In both cases, the appearance was strikingly similar, consisting of multiple asymptomatic hypopigmented macules on the buttocks of two Black African males, aged 38 and ...
Morimoto Takafumi - - 2012
Aim:  The present study examined whether the self-efficacy of interpersonal behavior influenced the interpersonal behavior of schizophrenia patients using psychiatric day-care services. Methods:  Thirty-nine patients with schizophrenia were examined with the Interpersonal Relations subscale of the Life Assessment Scale for Mentally Ill, the Self-efficacy Scale of Interpersonal Behavior, the Brief ...
Judge Lawrence W - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Judge, LW, Bellar, D, Blom, LC, Lee, D, Harris, B, Turk, M, McAtee, G, and Johnson, J. Perceived social support from strength and conditioning coaches among injured student-athletes. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 1154-1161, 2012-Injuries suffered by student athletes not only affect their physical ability to perform in sport ...
Fetoni Anna Rita - - 2012
Abstract Conclusion: The effectiveness of a coenzyme Q10 formulation, Q-ter, given via transtympanic injection is interesting for the future application of this minimally invasive procedure in the treatment of reactive oxygen species (ROS)-induced hearing loss. Objective: We focused on antioxidant therapy in noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Our study was designed ...
Fort Azahara - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Fort, A, Romero, D, Bagur, C, and Guerra, M. Effects of whole-body vibration training on explosive strength and postural control in young female athletes. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 926-936, 2012-This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a whole-body vibration training program to improve neuromuscular performance in young ...
Dillon John J - - 2012
Aims: Type I membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) is an immune-complex disease with a relatively poor prognosis. It has no established treatment in adults. Our hypothesis was that this disease would respond to B cell depletion with rituximab, an anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody. Methods: We conducted an openlabel trial, in Canada and the ...
Yang Eric H - - 2012
Digoxin usage has decreased in the treatment of congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation as a result of its inferiority to beta-adrenergic inhibitors and agents that interfere with the deleterious effects of the activated renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. As a result of reduction of usage and dosage, glycoside toxicity has become an ...
Miyazaki Kohei - - 2012
Introduction: Imbalance between T-helper 1 (Th1) and 2 (Th2) lymphocytes and effects of reactive oxygen species (ROS) upon glomerular capillary walls have been implicated in minimal change nephrotic syndrome (MCNS). Methods: By polymerase chain reaction and comparative genomic hybridization, we evaluated mutations of the GSTT1 gene (GSTT1), a member of ...
Zech Astrid - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Zech, A, Steib, S, Hentschke, C, Eckhardt, H, and Pfeifer, K. Effects of localized and general fatigue on static and dynamic postural control in male team handball athletes. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 1162-1168, 2012-In team sports, sensorimotor impairments resulting from previous injuries or muscular fatigue have been suggested ...
Albasan Hasan - - 2012
Objective-To identify demographic factors associated with urate urolithiasis in cats and determine whether the rate of urolith submission to a laboratory had changed over time. Design-Case series and case-control study. Animals-Cases consisted of 5,072 cats with urate uroliths submitted to the Minnesota Urolith Center between January 1, 1981, and December ...
Hilborn Ray - - 2012
  Although it is recognized that marine wild-capture fisheries are an important source of food for much of the world, the cost of sustainable capture fisheries to species diversity is uncertain, and it is often questioned whether industrial fisheries can be managed sustainably. We evaluated the trade-off among sustainable food ...
Vicini Frank - - 2012
Single-frequency bioelectrical impedance (BI) has been used to measure extracellular fluid in the upper limbs. The purpose of the study was to evaluate BI's ability to detect and monitor upper limb changes in based upon the extent of various treatments and to assess its practicality. Patients with newly diagnosed breast ...
Nezami Nariman - - 2012
Background/aim: A high uric acid (UA) level is demonstrated as a major risk factor of nephropathy and cardiovascular events in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). This study aimed to evaluate the lovastatin effect on serum UA levels in people with type 2 diabetic nephropathy (T2DN). Methods: Thirty patients completed ...
Hii Sf - - 2012
Objectives  To determine the prevalence of canine vector-borne diseases (CVBD: Babesia spp., Anaplasma spp., Ehrlichia spp., haemotropic mycoplasmas and Hepatozoon) in Australian dogs; namely, dogs from pounds in south-east Queensland and an indigenous Aboriginal community in the north-east of the Northern Territory. Design and procedure  Blood samples were collected from ...
Ain David L - - 2012
While intermittent claudication is the hallmark of symptomatic peripheral artery disease, most patients with peripheral artery disease have atypical symptoms. The presence of lumbosacral spine disease, a common cause of nonvascular lower extremity pain, may confound the diagnosis of peripheral artery disease. The goal of this study was to quantify ...
Vogelnest L - - 2012
Viruses belonging to the Poxviridae family have long been recognised as pathogens of invertebrates and vertebrates alike. Poxvirus infection in Australian macropodids is well described, but few cases have been documented in marsupial species beyond this family. Only one instance has been previously reported in the common ringtail (Pseudocheirus peregrinus). ...
Karram Sarah - - 2012
Background: Transepidermal elimination has been documented in a myriad of infectious diseases; however, its occurrence in cutaneous leishmaniasis has not been evaluated. Methods: Skin biopsies (n = 212) with cutaneous leishmaniasis in Lebanon (n = 46), Syria (n = 53), Saudi Arabia (n = 45) and Pakistan (n = 68) ...
Ahmad Rizwan - - 2012
The aim of the study is the biochemical characterization of human DNA modified with arginine and peroxynitrite. In the present study, DNA was isolated from human blood cells and its adduct was formed with one of the amino acid, arginine. The DNA-arginine adduct was then modified with peroxynitrite, a reactive ...
Sharafi Hossein - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: Sharafi, H, and Rahimi, R. The effect of resistance exercise on p53, caspase-9, and caspase-3 in trained and untrained men. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 1142-1148, 2012-Apoptosis is a programmed cell death that has been demonstrated in human and animal studies and plays an essential role to remove injured ...
Perry Jennifer Nadine - - 2012
More than 5 million children in the United States undergo surgery annually. Of those 5 million children, 50% to 75% experience considerable fear and anxiety preoperatively. Preoperative anxiety in children is associated with a number of adverse postoperative outcomes, such as increased distress in the recovery phase, and postoperative regressive ...
Pettersen Svein A - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Pettersen, SA and Mathisen, GE. Effect of short burst activities on sprint and agility performance in 11- to 12-year-old boys. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 1033-1038, 2012-There are limited data on how coordinative sprint drills and maximal short burst activities affects children's sprint and agility performance. The purpose of ...
Meisel Jane L - - 2012
Psychosocial distress is common after a diagnosis of breast cancer. Little is known about the psychosocial adjustment of women living long term with metastatic breast cancer. We conducted a cross-sectional survey of women living with metastatic breast cancer for 5 years or longer. The survey included demographic and medical history, ...
Ceylan Mehmet Fatih - - 2012
Aims:  Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder with an etiopathogeny not fully understood. According to the prevailing view, the main factors contributing to the disorder are prefrontal dopamine deficiency and central dopaminergic dysfunction, but the factors/mechanisms involved in the brain dysfunction and its consequences are not well known. We ...
Koontz Nicholas A - - 2012
This study assesses the effect on medical student understanding of a new radiobiology and radiation safety module in a fourth-year radiology clerkship. A dedicated radiobiology and radiation safety module was incorporated into the fourth-year medical school radiology clerkship at our institution. Student understanding of the material was assessed via pretest ...
Chandrashekar Kiran B - - 2012
Kidney stones have increased in prevalence and pose a significant burden on the US health care expenditure. This article is intended to help primary care physicians in their office management of stone disease by providing an update on the recent advances made in this field.
De Decker Steven - - 2012
Objective-To evaluate the evolution of clinical signs and their correlation with results of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and to assess potential prognostic variables after conservative medical treatment for disk-associated cervical spondylomyelopathy (DA-CSM) in dogs. Design-Prospective cohort study. Animals-21 client-owned dogs with DA-CSM. Procedures-After neurologic grading, ...
Mainster Martin A - - 2012
To provide a multidisciplinary synthesis of scientific information on disability, discomfort, dazzling, and scotomatic (photostress) glare. Perspective. Analysis and integration of relevant historical and contemporary publications on glare in ophthalmology, illumination engineering, neurology, and other relevant disciplines. Disability glare is caused by scattered intraocular light (straylight) not useful for vision. ...
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