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Majewski Piotr - - 2012
Soft and hard tissue defects pose a therapeutic challenge in modern implant dentistry. There are a multitude of surgical techniques available, and it is necessary to match the problem with the solution. This report describes the reconstruction of the alveolar ridge in the esthetic zone with the help of autogenous ...
Nart Jose - - 2012
Limited evidence is available regarding the effect of the subepithelial connective tissue graft (SCTG) on root coverage in the mandibular anterior region. A technique is described using an SCTG with a coronally advanced flap (CAF) for the treatment of Miller Class II and III gingival recessions in mandibular central incisors. ...
Snyder Mark B - - 2012
Buccal wall defects following tooth removal are frequent in the anterior portions of the mandible and maxilla. Common reasons for such defects include thin buccal bone, preexisting periodontal disease, bundle bone resorption, difficult orthodontic movement, and traumatic extractions. Regeneration of the postextraction defect with vital, well-vascularized, dense bone is critical ...
Grassi Roberto - - 2012
Immediate loading of dental implants can significantly decrease treatment time and thus increase patient acceptance. However, there is still a need to investigate whether an implant in which primary stability is achieved can be immediately loaded without the formation of connective fibrous tissue at the interface. Three transitional implants were ...
Nevins Myron - - 2012
The dental community's interest in early loading of endosseous implants provides the stimulation to test the ability of modified implant designs as well as surgical techniques to enhance the establishment and maintenance of implant stability. This preclinical canine study examined this potential by implementing several implant design and surgical technique ...
Degidi Marco - - 2012
The aim of this prospective study was to assess the suitability of immediate rehabilitation of the edentulous mandible using SynCone copings and the intraoral welding technique. Patients with an edentulous mandible were fitted with a removable restoration supported by an intraorally welded titanium bar. Copings were connected to their respective ...
Perry Caroline M - - 2012
Paliperidone, the major active metabolite of risperidone, is an atypical antipsychotic agent formulated as an extended-release (ER) tablet suitable for once-daily oral administration. Paliperidone ER is approved for the treatment of adolescents aged 12-17 years with schizophrenia in the US (the focus of this review). It is also approved for ...
Cassetta Michele - - 2012
The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of piezoelectric devices during sinus elevation to determine the percentage of sinus membrane perforation and the time required to perform the antrostomy and elevation of the membrane. A total of 35 patients and 40 grafted sinuses were included. The parameters ...
Gosiengfiao Yasmin - - 2012
Optimal management of rhabdomyosarcoma requires establishing the correct pathologic diagnosis, histologic sub-type, primary site, extent of disease (Stage), and extent of resection (Group). Based on these features, cooperative groups in North America and Europe have defined risk-adapted treatments that include surgery, chemotherapy, and usually radiotherapy. This article focuses on recent ...
Zucchelli Giovanni - - 2012
The presence of a localized alveolar ridge defect, especially in the maxillary anterior dentition, may complicate an esthetic rehabilitation. The goal of this case report is to describe a novel subepithelial connective tissue graft technique for soft tissue augmentation in Class III ridge defects. Surgical intervention consisted of in situ ...
Thakare Kaustubh - - 2012
Increased knowledge of specific cellular responses and functions has led to the development of numerous treatment modalities based on the use of growth factors. This controlled clinical and radiographic study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of recombinant human platelet-derived growth factor BB (rhPDGF-BB) + Β?tricalcium phosphate (Β-TCP) in the treatment ...
Noyez L - - 2012
The EuroSCORE, worldwide used as a model for prediction of mortality after cardiac surgery, has recently been renewed. Since October 2011, the EuroSCORE II calculator is available at the EuroSCORE website and recommended for clinical use. The intention of this paper is to compare the use of the initial EuroSCORE ...
Rungcharassaeng Kitichai - - 2012
Facial gingival tissue thickness (FGTT) is important for an esthetically pleasing anterior restoration since it determines the soft tissue's ability to conceal the underlying restorative material. The purpose of this study was to investigate the change in FGTT after immediate implant placement and provisionalization with and without a connective tissue ...
Murgueitio Rafael - - 2012
The restoration of endodontically treated anterior teeth (ETAT) may pose a significant clinical challenge given the wide variety of therapeutic options available. Accurate analysis of the remaining tooth structure is critical in the diagnostic process, leading to selection of the proper treatment option. A novel, simple, and precise classification that ...
Kim David M - - 2012
The purpose of this case report was to analyze the outcome of alveolar ridge reconstruction procedures with composite alloplastic biomaterial (biphasic calcium phosphate composed of 30% hydroxyapatite and 70% Β-tricalcium phosphate) for the treatment of large alveolar ridge defects. The clinical and histologic findings demonstrated that this alloplastic biomaterial can ...
Kawasaki Takayasu - - 2012
Aggregation of lysozyme in an acidic solution generates inactive amyloid-like fibrils, with a broad infrared peak appearing at 1,610-1,630 cm(-1), characteristic of a β-sheet rich structure. We report here that spontaneous refolding of these fibrils in water could be promoted by mid-infrared free-electron laser (mid-IR FEL) irradiation targeting the amide bands. ...
Slamin John - - 2012
Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) is a highly successful surgical procedure with more than 600,000 TKA's performed annually in the US. Interest in improving surgical outcomes has led to improvements in surgical technique, instrumentation, and implant design. Computer navigation and robotic systems were introduced to further refine the mechanical alignment of ...
Lombardi Adolph V AV - - 2012
Recent literature has challenged the notion that neutral coronal alignment is a requirement for long-term survivorship of TKAs. However a preponderance of classic and contemporary evidence supports increased failure rates with malalignment, especially varus. Patient-specific custom cutting guides are an attractive alternative to traditional instrumentation and computer navigation in achieving ...
Bell Kirsten - - 2012
As numerous scholars have noted, cancer survivorship is often represented in popular discourse as providing an opportunity for a physical, emotional, and spiritual makeover. However, this idea that cancer enables the self to be remade on all levels is also increasingly evoked in the field of psychosocial oncology. Exploring cancer ...
Bumpass David B - - 2012
Total joint arthroplasty (TJA) continues to be one of the most successful surgical interventions in medicine. Demand is growing rapidly, placing an increasingly heavy cost burden on national health systems. Despite the popularity of these surgeries, high-quality cost-effectiveness studies evaluating TJA are few in number. This article summarizes the current ...
Löser Peter - - 2012
In a recent study published in this journal it was claimed that the rate of publications from US-based authors in the human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research field was slowing or even declining from 2008 to 2010. It was assumed that this is the result of long-term effects of the ...
Banach Maciej - - 2012
The blood pressure (BP) J-curve debate started in 1979, and we still cannot definitively answer all the questions. However, available studies of antihypertensive treatment provide strong evidence for J-shaped relationships between both diastolic and systolic BP and main outcomes in the general population of hypertensive patients, as well as in ...
Adams Ted D - - 2012
Whereas the initial focus of bariatric surgery primarily focused on weight loss and was considered by many clinicians and the public as a cosmetic-driven procedure, this surgical therapy is now recognized as a successful approach to reducing cardiovascular disease risk and the only substantial and sustainable weight loss treatment for ...
Cuadrado Daniel G - - 2012
Valvular heart disease imposes varying degrees of stress on the myocardium, which, untreated, leads to eventual ventricular dysfunction. The pathophysiologic mechanisms by which these lesions act depend not only on the affected valve, but also the degree to which they causes stenosis, regurgitation, or both. The goal of patient treatment ...
Jadhav Trupti - - 2012
Surgery for refractory epilepsy in appropriately selected children is effective. The key factors influencing a good outcome are careful selection of candidates, early referral to pediatric epilepsy surgical unit, underlying neuropathology and the completeness of surgical resection of the seizure focus. Although the primary aim of a surgery is seizure ...
Wende Adam R AR Program in Molecular Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, 84112, - - 2012
Cardiovascular diseases account for approximately one third of all deaths globally. Obese and diabetic patients have a high likelihood of dying from complications associated with cardiovascular dysfunction. Obesity and diabetes increase circulating lipids that upon tissue uptake, may be stored as triglyceride, or may be metabolized in other pathways, leading ...
Kasari Connie C Center for Autism Research and Treatment, 68-268 Semel Institute UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA. - - 2012
Children with an autism spectrum disorder have significant impairment in social skills. This area of development has also been the focus of many intervention studies. In this article we review intervention studies published over the past two years. Three topical areas were addressed in current interventions: social skills knowledge, peer ...
Pandya Mayur M Department of Psychiatry and Center for Behavioral Health, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, - - 2012
Major depressive disorder is a serious medical illness which is responsible for considerable morbidity and disability. Despite decades of research, the neural basis for depression is still incompletely understood. In this review, evidence from neuroimaging, neuropsychiatric and brain stimulations studies are explored to answer the question regarding the localization of ...
Novais Eduardo N EN Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Hospital of Colorado, Aurora, CO, - - 2012
Obesity is a risk factor for developing slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE). The long-term outcome after SCFE treatment depends on the severity of residual hip deformity and the occurrence of complications, mainly avascular necrosis (AVN). Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is associated with SCFE-related deformity and dysfunction in both short and long ...
Somers Tamara J TJ Duke University Medical Center, 2200W. Main Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA. - - 2012
Arthritis pain may be best understood in the context of a biospychosocial model of pain. The biopsychosocial model of pain suggests that adjustment to arthritis pain is multifaceted and is influenced by biological, psychological, and social factors. One psychological construct that appears to be particularly helpful in understanding arthritis pain ...
Stiber Jonathan A JA Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, - - 2012
Transient receptor potential canonical (TRPC) channels have been implicated in several aspects of cardiorenal physiology including regulation of blood pressure, vasoreactivity, vascular remodeling, and glomerular filtration. Gain and loss of function studies also support the role of TRPC channels in adverse remodeling associated with cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure. This ...
Amezaga Urruela Matxalen M Rheumatology Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA. - - 2012
Acupuncture has been used for millennia in traditional Chinese medicine as a technique believed to restore the balance of energy in the body caused by disease through the use of needles inserted into specific points or energy channels. This energy is called the de qi. The use of acupuncture for ...
Rogers Jennifer L JL Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology and the Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, - - 2012
Many biologic agents that were first approved for the treatment of malignancies are now being actively investigated and used in a variety of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and Sjogren's syndrome. The relatively recent advance of selective immune targeting ...
Wiegand Timothy J TJ University of Rochester Medical Center & Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, USA. - - 2012
In 2010, the American College of Medical Toxicology established its Case Registry, the Toxicology Investigators Consortium (ToxIC). ToxIC is a prospective registry, which exclusively compiles suspected and confirmed toxic exposure cases cared for at the bedside by medical toxicologists at its participating sites. The Registry aims to fulfill two important ...
Nowakowski Katherine E KE Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, - - 2012
Shared decision making has been advocated as a key ethical strategy to improve quality of care and cancer control, especially in relation to screening and treatment decisions at various stages of the cancer continuum. Recent research on cancer in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities has highlighted significant disparities, raising questions ...
Sadler Georgia Robins GR Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0850, USA. - - 2012
Asian American women's historically low breast cancer mortality rate has remained constant as rates decreased for all other races. From 2000 to 2004, a randomized controlled trial explored the Asian grocery store-based breast cancer education program's impact on Chinese, Filipino, Korean, and Vietnamese women (n = 1,540). Women aged 40 and older ...
Mosavel Maghboeba M Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298-0149, USA. - - 2012
This paper presents the findings from town hall meetings held with community residents and focus groups with health care providers. A total of five town halls (N = 139) were conducted. Four were conducted in English and a fifth was conducted in Spanish to obtain the input of the local Hispanic community. ...
Moschidou Dafni D The Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, London, - - 2013
Human mid-trimester amniotic fluid stem cells (AFSC) have promising applications in regenerative medicine, being broadly multipotent with an intermediate phenotype between embryonic (ES) and mesenchymal stem cells (MSC). Despite this propluripotent phenotype, AFSC are usually cultured in adherence in a serum-based expansion medium, and how expansion in conditions sustaining pluripotency ...
Ingham S L SL NIBHI, Centre for Health Informatics, Institute of Population Health, Jean McFarlane Building, The University of Manchester, Manchester, - - 2013
BRCA1 and BRCA2 are major breast cancer susceptibility genes. Nineteen single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) at 18 loci have been associated with breast cancer. We aimed to determine whether these predict breast cancer incidence in women with BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations. BRCA1/2 mutation carriers identified through the Manchester genetics centre between 1996 and ...
Lauer Michael S - - 2012
Comparative effectiveness research represents the kind of research that arguably more directly affects clinical practice and policy. It includes observational studies, clinical trials, and systematic syntheses of existing literature. In this commentary, I argue for the ongoing and critical role of randomization in comparative effectiveness, noting the key differences between ...
Gobert Alain P AP Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, - - 2013
The cytotoxin-associated gene A protein (CagA) plays a pivotal role in the aetiology of Helicobacter pylori-associated gastric diseases. CagA is injected into the cytoplasm of host cells by a type IV secretion system, and is phosphorylated on tyrosine residues by the host enzyme c-Src. We previously reported that the enzyme ...
Effantin Grégory G Unit of Virus Host Cell Interactions, UMI 3265, Université Joseph Fourier-EMBL-CNRS, 6 rue Jules Horowitz, 38042 Grenoble Cedex 9, - - 2013
The endosomal sorting complex required for transport-III (ESCRT-III) proteins are essential for budding of some enveloped viruses, for the formation of intraluminal vesicles at the endosome and for the abscission step of cytokinesis. ESCRT-III proteins form polymers that constrict membrane tubes, leading to fission. We have used electron cryomicroscopy to ...
Eadsforth Thomas C - - 2012
The bifunctional N(5),N(10)-methylenetetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase/cyclohydrolase (DHCH or FolD), which is widely distributed in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, is involved in the biosynthesis of folate cofactors that are essential for growth and cellular development. The enzyme activities represent a potential antimicrobial drug target. We have characterized the kinetic properties of FolD from the ...
Guan Rong R Department of Biochemistry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York 10461, United - - 2012
Pseudomonas aeruginosa possesses an unusual pathway for 5'-methylthioadenosine (MTA) metabolism involving deamination to 5'-methylthioinosine (MTI) followed by N-ribosyl phosphorolysis to hypoxanthine and 5-methylthio-α-d-ribose 1-phosphate. The specific MTI phosphorylase of P. aeruginosa has been reported [Guan, R., Ho, M. C., Almo, S. C., and Schramm, V. L. (2011) Biochemistry 50, 1247-1254], ...
Nguyen A L - - 2012
Anomalous aortic origin of the coronary artery from the opposite sinus with interarterial course (AAOCA) is a rare condition with a high risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) during or after strenuous exertion. SCD after repair of this anomaly is extremely rare. Here we present a 15-year-old athlete who collapsed ...
Zolkipli Zarazuela - - 2012
Introduction: Muscle and cardiac metabolism are dependent on the oxidation of fats and glucose for adenosine triphosphate production, for which L-carnitine is an essential cofactor. Methods: We measured muscle carnitine concentrations in skeletal muscles, diaphragm, and ventricles of C57BL/10ScSn-DMDmdx/J mice (n = 10) and compared them with wild-type C57BL/6J (n ...
John-Baptiste Ava - - 2012
Background and Objective: In developed countries, injection drug users have the highest prevalence and incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Clinicians and policy makers have several options for reducing morbidity and mortality related to HCV infection, including preventing new infections, screening high-risk populations, and optimizing uptake and delivery of ...
Tan Haitao - - 2012
Death receptor 4 (DR4), an apoptosis-associated gene, plays an important role in the pathophysiology of lumbar disc degeneration (LDD). The present study aimed to determine whether the C626G polymorphism (rs4871857) of the DR4 gene is associated with the risk and severity of LDD in the Chinese Han population. A total ...
Ghasemi Asghar - - 2012
Abstract Background. Endothelial dysfunction, synonymous with reduced biological activity of nitric oxide, is related to all cardiovascular risk factors. Association between metabolic syndrome and nitric oxide metabolites (nitrite + nitrate = NO(x)) has been previously shown in cross-sectional studies. The aim of this study was to determine the ability of ...
Galka-Marciniak Paulina - - 2012
Abstract Tandem repeats of various trinucleotide motifs are frequent entities in transcripts, and RNA structures formed by these sequences depend on the motif type and number of reiterations. The functions performed by normal triplet repeats in transcripts are poorly understood, but abnormally expanded repeats of certain types trigger pathogenesis in ...
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