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Patel Pretesh R - - 2012
To assess the impact of increasing experience with intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) after extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). The records of all patients who received IMRT following EPP at Duke University Medical Center between 2005 and 2010 were reviewed. Target volumes included the preoperative extent of the ...
Angelopoulou M V - - 2012
Angelopoulou M. V., Vlachou V., Halazonetis D.J. Pharmacological management of pain during orthodontic treatment: a meta-analysis Orthod Craniofac Res 2012; 15: 71-83. © 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S STRUCTURED ABSTRACT: Objectives -  To evaluate the effectiveness of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in managing pain arising from orthodontic interventions, such as ...
Alsufyani N A - - 2012
The objectives of this study were to systematically review the literature for studies that used cone beam CT (CBCT) to automatically or semi-automatically model the upper airway (including the pharyngeal, nasal and paranasal airways), and to assess their validity and reliability. Several electronic databases (MEDLINE®, MEDLINE In-Process & Other Non-Indexed ...
Maggi Ricardo G - - 2012
Bartonella spp. infection has been reported in association with an expanding spectrum of symptoms and lesions. Among 296 patients examined by a rheumatologist, prevalence of antibodies against Bartonella henselae, B. koehlerae, or B. vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii (185 [62%]) and Bartonella spp. bacteremia (122 [41.1%]) was high. Conditions diagnosed before referral ...
Strout Kelley - - 2012
This article highlights the gap between wellness in nursing practice and the mission statement of the Institute of Medicine's Future of Nursing Report. It explores wellness from 3 philosophical arguments, provides a historical evolution of wellness, and explores nurses' current understanding of wellness. Future directions for implementing wellness in nursing ...
Hachana Younes - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Hachana, Y, Attia, A, Nassib, S, Shephard, RJ, and Chelly, MS. Test-retest reliability, criterion-related validity, and minimal detectable change of score on an abbreviated Wingate test for field sport participants. J Strength Cond Res 26(5): 1324-1330, 2012-Repeat measurements in 69 young adults were performed to assess the test-retest reliability ...
Mamede Sílvia - - 2012
Medical Education 2012: 46: 464-472 Objectives  Developing diagnostic competence in students is a major goal of medical education, but there is little empirical evidence on instructional strategies that foster the acquisition of this competence. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of structured reflection compared with the ...
Pérez-Ruiz Mercedes - - 2012
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) was detected in 2 patients with acute meningitis in southern Spain within a 3-year period. Although the prevalence of LCMV infection was low (2 [1.3%] of 159 meningitis patients), it represents 2.9% of all pathogens detected. LCMV is a noteworthy agent of neurologic illness in immunocompetent ...
Martin Erika G - - 2012
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as health reform, is designed to expand health coverage to 32 million uninsured Americans by 2019 and makes significant changes to public and private health insurance systems that will affect providers of HIV care. We review the major features of ...
Gray Lauren K - - 2012
Objective-To compare 2 assays for use in the identification of dogs with a protective antibody titer (PAT) against canine parvovirus (CPV) and canine distemper virus (CDV). Design-Prospective cross-sectional study. Animals-431 dogs admitted to a municipal animal shelter in north central Florida. Procedures-Blood samples were collected from dogs on the day ...
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The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends collaborative care for management of depressive disorders, based on strong evidence of effectiveness in improving depression symptoms, adherence to treatment, response to treatment, and remission and recovery from depression.
Ikeda Yusuke - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Ikeda, Y, Jinji, T, Matsubayashi, T, Matsuo, A, Inagaki, E, Takemata, T, and Kikuta, M. Comparison of the snatch technique for female weightlifters at the 2008 Asian Championships. J Strength Cond Res 26(5): 1281-1295, 2012-The purpose of this study was to compare the snatch techniques of Japanese and international ...
Simão Roberto - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Simão, R, Spineti, J, de Salles, BF, Matta, T, Fernandes, L, Fleck, SJ, Rhea, MR, and Strom-Olsen, HE. Comparison between nonlinear and linear periodized resistance training: hypertrophic and strength effects. J Strength Cond Res 26(5): 1389-1395, 2012-The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of nonlinear periodized ...
Jaramillo Lorenza María - - 2012
The use of Lewis rats in embryonic tissue transplantation experiments can present a challenge because of the fertility problems associated with this strain. The authors used estrous cycle phase determination to time pairings of reproductively active females and males in order to increase the likelihood that mating would occur. During ...
Jack Clifford R CR - - 2012
Alzheimer disease (AD) is one of, if not the most, feared diseases associated with aging. The prevalence of AD increases exponentially with age after 60 years. Increasing life expectancy coupled with the absence of any approved disease-modifying therapies at present position AD as a dominant public health problem. Major advances ...
Fleming Kirsten E - - 2012
Scleromyxedema is a generalized form of lichen myxedematosus which is characterized by a papular and sclerodermoid skin eruption resulting from dermal fibroblast proliferation and mucin deposition. The majority of patients with scleromyxedema have a monoclonal gammopathy, and other systemic manifestations are common. Herein we describe a case of the 'dermato-neuro ...
Manizate Fotini - - 2012
: There are numerous dressings designed to manage the overabundance of matrix metalloproteinases, while also addressing the excessive bioburden found in chronic wounds. The authors compared the efficacy of 2 such dressings: a sodium carboxymethylcellulose/1.2% ionic silver (CMC), which theoretically reduces bacteria by providing silver ions, versus a bovine native ...
Wang Peng - - 2012
Background  Blue nevi are a group of congenital and acquired dermal melanocytoses characterized by a blue-gray appearance on the skin. The common blue nevus and cellular blue nevus are the most common subtypes. Patch-type blue nevus is rather rare. Observations  We describe a 77-year-old Chinese male with a 6 × 8-cm non-palpable ...
von Arx Thomas - - 2012
Apical surgery is an important treatment option for teeth with post-treatment apical periodontitis. Knowledge of the long-term prognosis is necessary when weighing apical surgery against alternative treatments. This study assessed the 5-year outcome of apical surgery and its predictors in a cohort for which the 1-year outcome was previously reported. ...
Keuskamp Diederik H - - 2012
Most plants grow in dense vegetation with the risk of being out-competed by neighboring plants. These neighbors can be detected not only through the depletion in light quantity that they cause, but also through the change in light quality, which plants perceive using specific photoreceptors. Both the reduction of the ...
Jacob Verughese - - 2012
Major depressive disorders are frequently underdiagnosed and undertreated. Collaborative Care models developed from the Chronic Care Model during the past 20 years have improved the quality of depression management in the community, raising intervention cost incrementally above usual care. This paper assesses the economic efficiency of collaborative care for management ...
Peterson Jane Anthony - - 2012
The Choose to Move for + (Positive) Living program was implemented to increase physical activity among obese women. A holistic approach was used to promote stage of health behavior change, social support, and quality of life and reduce depression. Within 6 months, physical fitness improved and depressive symptoms decreased.
Paulo Caetano A - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Paulo CA, Roschel H, Ugrinowitsch C, Kobal R and Tricoli V. Influence of different resistance exercise loading schemes on mechanical power output in work to rest ratio-equated and -nonequated conditions. J Strength Cond Res 26(5): 1308-1312, 2012-It is well known that most sports are characterized by the performance of ...
Self Wesley H - - 2012
To determine the number of emergency department visits attributable to influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 in Davidson County, Tennessee, USA, we used active, population-based surveillance and laboratory-confirmed influenza data. We estimated ≈10 visits per 1,000 residents during the pandemic period. This estimate should help emergency departments prepare for future pandemics.
Daniel Alexander J - - 2012
Objective-To describe pathological findings identified with MRI in the distal tarsal bones of horses with unilateral hind limb lameness attributable to tarsal pain and to compare the usefulness of MRI with that of radiography and nuclear scintigraphy in evaluation of this region. Design-Retrospective case series. Animals-20 lame horses. Procedures-In all ...
Offert B - - 2012
Offert B., Pazera P., Janiszewska-Olszowska J., Hozyasz K., Katsaros C., Fudalej PS. Dental arch relationship in 5-year-olds with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate after early alveolar bone grafting Orthod Craniofac Res 2012; 15: 117-123. © 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S STRUCTURED ABSTRACT: Objective -  To evaluate dental arch relationship ...
Wang Y Claire - - 2012
The federal government has set measurable goals for reducing childhood obesity to 5% by 2010 (Healthy People 2010), and 10% lower than 2005-2008 levels by 2020 (Healthy People 2020). However, population-level estimates of the changes in daily energy balance needed to reach these goals are lacking. To estimate needed per ...
Pan An A Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. - - 2012
Epidemiological studies have repeatedly investigated the association between depression and metabolic syndrome (MetS). However, the results have been inconsistent. This meta-analysis aimed to summarize the current evidence from cross-sectional and prospective cohort studies that evaluated this association. MEDLINE, EMBASE, and PsycINFO databases were searched for articles published up to January ...
Nofal Ahmad - - 2012
Background  Hydroxyurea-induced dermatomyositis is a rare adverse reaction of long-term hydroxyurea therapy. It has been reported under different names; however, the exact classification and nomenclature of this eruption have been the subject of much debate, and a more precise term is still awaiting. Herein, we review the different aspects of ...
Cleland Jennifer - - 2012
Medical Education 2012: 46: 473-484 Objectives  Little is known about the relationship between the career preferences of medical students and the medical schools at which they are enrolled. Our aim was to explore this relationship early in students' medical training. Methods  Year 1 (2009-2010) medical students at the five Scottish medical ...
Visinoni Sherley - - 2012
Liver fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase (FBPase) is a regulatory enzyme in gluconeogenesis that is elevated by obesity and dietary fat intake. Whether FBPase functions only to regulate glucose or has other metabolic consequences is not clear; therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the importance of liver FBPase in body weight ...
Yu Hongjie - - 2012
Pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus spread rapidly around the world in 2009. We used multiple data sources from surveillance systems and specific investigations to characterize the transmission patterns of this virus in China during May-November 2009 and analyze the effectiveness of border entry screening and holiday-related school closures on ...
Xiang Zichun - - 2012
During August 2006-April 2010, in Beijing, China, 2 rare human enterovirus serotypes, coxsackievirus A21 and enterovirus 68, were detected most frequently in human enterovirus-positive adults with acute respiratory tract infections. Thus, during some years, these 2 viruses cause a substantial proportion of enterovirus-associated adult acute respiratory tract infections.
Morgan Sherry - - 2012
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) comprises a multitude of disciplines, for example, acupuncture, ayurvedic medicine, biofeedback, herbal medicine, and homeopathic medicine. While research on CAM interventions has increased and the CAM literature has proliferated since the mid-1990s, a number of our colleagues have expressed difficulties in deciding where to publish ...
Armbrust Laura J - - 2012
Objective-To compare the detection of pulmonary nodules by use of 3-view thoracic radiography and CT in dogs with confirmed neoplasia. Design-Prospective case series. Animals-33 dogs of various breeds. Procedures-3 interpreters independently evaluated 3-view thoracic radiography images. The location and size of pulmonary nodules were recorded. Computed tomographic scans of the ...
Arantes-Rodrigues Regina - - 2012
Oral gavage is a widely used method for administering substances to animals in pharmacological and toxicological studies. The authors evaluated whether oral gavage causes behavioral indicators of stress, increased mortality rate, alterations in food and water consumption and body weight or histological lesions in CD-1 mice. Gavage was carried out ...
Rahbar Habib - - 2012
To develop a model incorporating dynamic contrast material-enhanced (DCE) and diffusion-weighted (DW) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features to differentiate high-nuclear-grade (HNG) from non-HNG ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) in vivo. This HIPAA-compliant study was approved by the institutional review board and requirement for informed consent was waived. A total of ...
Glanz Karen - - 2012
In-store food marketing can influence food-purchasing behaviors and warrants increased attention given the dramatic rise in obesity. Descriptive and experimental studies of key marketing components have been conducted by consumer scientists, marketing researchers, and public health experts. This review synthesizes research and publications from industry and academic sources and provides ...
Rainham Daniel G - - 2012
Physical activity is an essential element in reducing the prevalence of obesity, but much is unknown about the intensity and location of physical activity among youth-this is important because adolescent health behaviors are predictive of behaviors in adults. This study aims to identify the locations where youth moderate-to-vigorous physical activity ...
Ladhani Shamez N - - 2012
Haemophilus influenzae infection causes serious invasive disease, but incidence of the most virulent serotype, Hib, has dropped since introduction of routine Hib vaccination. In England and Wales, the incidence of 2 other serotypes, Hie and Hif, is increasing; during 2001-2010, there was an 11.0% year-on-year increase in Hif and a ...
Lindstrom Stephen - - 2012
During July-December 2011, a variant virus, influenza A(H3N2)v, caused 12 human cases of influenza. The virus contained genes originating from swine, avian, and human viruses, including the M gene from influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus. Influenza A(H3N2)v viruses were antigenically distinct from seasonal influenza viruses and similar to proposed vaccine virus A/Minnesota/11/2010.
Poon A H - - 2012
SUMMARY: Patients with severe asthma have asthma symptoms which are difficult to control, require high dosages of medication, and continue to experience persistent symptoms, asthma exacerbations or airflow obstruction. Epidemiological and clinical evidences point to the fact that severe asthma is not a single phenotype. Cluster analyses have identified subclasses ...
Ozkan Ilker - - 2012
Background  Topical drugs enhance the therapeutic effects of ultraviolet (UV)-based therapy for psoriasis. However, their efficacy has yet to be established in a clinical trial. Objectives  This study aimed to compare the efficacy of targeted microphototherapy alone and in combination with psoralen or calcipotriol in the treatment of plaque-type psoriasis. ...
Shelley A M - - 2012
Survey by questionnaire is a widely used research method in dental radiology. A major concern in reviews of questionnaires is non-response. The objectives of this study were to review questionnaire studies in dental radiology with regard to potential survey errors and to develop recommendations to assist future researchers. A literature ...
Ye Jin - - 2012
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infects 3% of the world population and is the leading cause of liver failure in the United States. A unique feature of HCV is that the viral particles are integral to very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL)-derived lipoprotein particles. The virus is assembled into VLDL in hepatocytes and ...
Sundaram Meenakshi - - 2012
Exchangeable apolipoproteins, composed mainly of amphipathic α-helices, are associated with various plasma lipoproteins and play an important role in the metabolism of those lipoproteins to which they bind. Accumulating experimental evidence suggests that exchangeable apolipoproteins, such as apoE, apoA-IV, and apoC-III, also play a role intracellularly in facilitating lipid recruitment ...
Mortatti Arnaldo L - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Mortatti, AL, Moreira, A, Aoki, MS, Crewther, BT, Castagna, C, de Arruda, AFS, and Filho, JM. Effect of competition on salivary cortisol, immunoglobulin A, and upper respiratory tract infections in elite young soccer players. J Strength Cond Res 26(5): 1396-1401, 2012-The present study examined the effect of a 20-day ...
Moretti Jared D - - 2012
Four mixtures of four fluorous-tagged quasiisomers have been synthesized, demixed, and detagged to make all 16 stereoisomers of the macrocyclic lactone natural product Sch725674. A new bare-minimum tagging pattern needs only two tags--one fluorous and one nonfluorous--to encode four isomers. The structure of Sch725674 is assigned as (5R,6S,8R,14R,E)-5,6,8-trihydroxy-14-pentyloxacyclotetradec-3-en-2-one. Various comparisons ...
Lee Jae Young - - 2012
Purpose: To compare the diagnostic performance of gadofluorine M with that of gadopentetate dimeglumine in the diagnosis of lymph node metastases with magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in a rabbit model of gastric cancer. Materials and Methods: The study protocol was approved by the institutional animal care committee. VX2 carcinomas were ...
Okonta Nkechi Rose - - 2012
The aim of this article was to present a evidence-based integrative research review that validates yoga therapy as an effective complementary treatment in the management of high blood pressure (BP). The article also uses the theoretical framework of Dr Hans Selye's general adaptation syndrome. Yoga researchers demonstrate that yoga works ...
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