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Ozdemir Güzelali - - 2012
Hydatid cyst is seen an endemic disease in many countries in the world. Cysts arising from Echinococcus granulosis occur most commonly in the liver and secondly in the lungs. Primary cystic involvement in the musculoskeletal system without lung or liver involvement is very rare. Treatment consists of surgical resection. Anthelmintic ...
Moraleda Luis - - 2012
: Surgery is indicated in symptomatic flatfoot when conservative treatment fails to relieve the symptoms. Osteotomies appear to be the best choice for these painful feet. The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical and radiographic outcome of the calcaneo-cuboid-cuneiform osteotomies (triple C) and the calcaneal-lengthening osteotomy in ...
Ledochowski Larissa - - 2012
To ensure the highest technical performance, speed, safety, excellent control and to improve competitive performance, a successful regulation of competitive anxiety is necessary. Therefore, it seems crucial to identify factors influencing competitive anxiety of adolescent athletes. Research suggests that people reporting high quality of life are more capable to cope ...
Kannan Jaya - - 2012
Educators in anesthesia residency programs across the country are facing a number of challenges as they attempt to integrate blended learning techniques in their curriculum. Compared with the rest of higher education, which has made advances to varying degrees in the adoption of online learning anesthesiology education has been sporadic ...
Cates Robert A - - 2012
: Fractures of the lateral humeral condyle represent the second most common elbow fracture in children and the most common physeal fracture about the elbow. Growth disturbances after this fracture, including premature physeal arrest, are rare but important complications. Only 4 radiographically documented reports of premature physeal arrest exist to ...
Fernandez Ritin - - 2012
Aims and objectives.  To examine the association between trait emotional intelligence and learning strategies and their influence on academic performance among first-year accelerated nursing students. Design.  The study used a prospective survey design. Methods.  A sample size of 81 students (100% response rate) who undertook the accelerated nursing course at ...
Pullara A - - 2012
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stent implantation is a well known risk factor leading to an increased rates of stroke, cardiovascular death and myocardial infarction. Anyway there are few data on very-long term outcome (more than 1 year follow up) of PAD after ...
Yngman-Uhlin Pia - - 2012
This study aimed to evaluate effects of a non-pharmacological intervention on sleep, activity and fatigue in patients receiving peritoneal dialysis by the use of both actigraphy registration and self-assessed questionnaires. Insomnia is estimated to affect up to 60% of haemo- and peritoneal dialysis patients. It is associated with two common ...
Jensen-Kondering U - - 2012
Preoperative differentiation between primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) and high grade astrocytoma (HGA) on conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be difficult and even impossible. However, differentiation is important to guide therapeutic strategy. Several authors have reported the leakage pattern in dynamic susceptibility-contrast (DSC)-MRI in PCNSL. It describes the ...
Fujiwara-Tsujii N - - 2012
The females of the white grub beetle, Dasylepida ishigakiensis, release two enantiomers of 2-butanol, (R)-2-butanol and (S)-2-butanol. The ratio describing the relative proportions of these two enantiomers (R/S ratio) has not yet been investigated. (R)-2-Butanol has been shown to attract males in laboratory and field experiments, whereas (S)-2-butanol tends to ...
Pandya Nirav K - - 2012
: Adolescent tibial tubercle fractures are uncommon, complex, high-energy injuries. The use of lateral radiographs in isolation to diagnose and treat these injuries is the standard of practice. However, with a single 2-dimensional (2D) view, there may be a risk that the degree of injury can be underestimated. This study ...
Wang Wenlan - - 2012
This experiment was designed to determine whether hydrogen (H(2)) rich saline can ameliorate brain abnormalities in a rat model with acute carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Sprague-Dawley male rats were used for CO poisoning and H(2) rich saline treatment. Changes in neurons, microglias, and myelin sheath were observed by electron microscope. ...
Deakon Robert T - - 2012
Cycling-related injuries account for 20% of all injuries occurring during triathlons. Traumatic injuries caused by falls or accidents are thankfully rare but can be highly variable and very serious in nature. The best approach to these injuries is prevention. The majority of complaints arising from cycling are due to overuse ...
Atik O Sahap - - 2012
Strong evidences which indicate that tranexamic acid reduces blood loss and blood transfusion requirement in patients who are scheduled for total knee arthroplasty are available. However, dose and method of administration, safety and side effects are still controversial issues. The effect of tranexamic acid on thromboembolic events and mortality is ...
Sung Ki Hyuk - - 2012
: This study was performed to estimate the rate of angular correction after asymmetrical physeal suppression and analyze the factors that influence the rate of correction by using a linear mixed model application. : A total of 175 physes (72 distal femoral, 70 proximal tibial, and 33 distal tibial) from ...
Laird Robert H - - 2012
The Kona Ironman Triathlon is one of the most difficult endurance races in the world. The medical director of this race has summarized his experience in managing the injuries that these triathletes suffer. The heat, strong winds, and overall length of the event present unique injuries in swimming, cycling, and ...
Demirağ Burak - - 2012
This study aims to compare the clinical outcome and possible complications of augmentation technique and standard reconstruction for the treatment of partial anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. Forty patients (36 males, 4 females; mean age 30 years; range 19 to 40 years) who underwent surgery due to ACL tear were ...
Miller D Joshua - - 2012
: Although flexible intramedullary nailing is a popular treatment option for femoral shaft fractures in juvenile and young adolescent patients, it may not be appropriate in some patients because of patient size and/or fracture configuration. : Retrospective review over a 3-year period identified 17 skeletally immature patients (18 fractures) with ...
Sun Zhen - - 2012
We evaluated the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Chinese version of the 5th edition Addiction Severity Index (ASI-C-5) in Chinese male alcohol-dependent inpatients. Three hundred and fifty-four inpatients with alcohol dependence from five regions of China were interviewed in person by five trained interviewers using the ASI-C-5. Responses were ...
Panico C - - 2012
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) became an attractive alternative to surgery for patients with severe aortic stenosis and high operative risk. The first multicenter randomized trial, conducted in such high risk cohort, showed 20% reduction in mortality in the group treated with TAVI compared to those treated with medical therapy ...
Chen Can - - 2012
This study aimed to evaluate the performance of the iHealth BP3 upper-arm blood pressure monitor, which is designed for clinic use and self-measurement of blood pressure using Apple touch devices as an interface. The European Society of Hypertension International Protocol (ESH-IP) revision 2010 for the validation of blood pressure measuring ...
Ma Mingming - - 2012
Parkinson's disease (PD) is the most common neurodegenerative disease in humans, and an abundance of evidence has implicated apoptosis signaling pathways in the neurodegeneration of PD. The purpose of this study was to assess the role of B-cell lymphoma 2 (Bcl-2)-associated athanogene 5 (BAG5) protein, which was previously confirmed to ...
Sügün Tahir Sadık - - 2012
This study aims to compare the functional results of dynamic compression plates (DCP) and interlocked retrograde intramedullary nails (IRIN) used for the treatment of humeral shaft nonunions. Twenty-six patients (12 males, 14 females; mean age, 42.8 years; range 21 to 61 years) who underwent surgical treatment of humeral shaft nonunion ...
Kamat Ameya S - - 2012
: The aim of this study was to identify the optimal cast index (CI) level that reduces the risk of fracture redisplacement. The CI is the ratio of sagittal to coronal width from the inside edges of the cast at the fracture site. Previous studies have used 0.7 as the ...
Day Bruce - - 2012
Strength exercises for the knee, shoulder, and the core are essential to help prevent injuries to triathletes. This article will outline the most common exercises to strength the major joints and flexibility exercises to maintain range of motion of the joints.
Hack Jamie - - 2012
Abstract The study aimed to evaluate the phonological profiles of Chinese-English bilingual children in primary grades relative to those of English monolinguals, and to compare these profiles with speech-language pathologists' (SLPs') ratings of children's speech in terms of accent or developmental level. Participants were 29 Chinese-English bilinguals and 25 English-monolingual ...
Wang Shuangkun - - 2012
Leukoaraiosis (LA) is a common radiological finding in the elderly and may reflect cerebral small vessel disease (SVD). Although SVD has been identified as a major cause of vascular cognitive impairment or vascular dementia, the mechanisms for this association remain unclear. We therefore aimed to measure brain metabolites in LA ...
He Mingli - - 2012
We aimed to examine the prevalence of lower-extremity peripheral artery disease (LE-PAD) and its associated factors in 3,128 Chinese hypertensive adults 45 to 75 years old without known cardiovascular disease, PAD, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, and dyslipidemia. A cross-sectional investigation was carried out in a rural area of Lianyungang, China. ...
Resmini C - - 2012
Coronary artery disease represents the most important cause of mortality and morbidity in chronic kidney disease (CKD). Despite continuous improvements in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), CKD is still associated with more adverse events after PCI. We performed a retrospective study to compare bare metal stents (BMS) versus drug eluting stents ...
Sızlan Ali - - 2012
In this study, we aimed to compare the efficacy of bupivacaine and levobupivacaine in the patient-controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA) in patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA), particularly with cardiac diseases. Forty-four patients (16 males, 28 females; mean age 70.2±6.3 years; range 18 to 80 years) who were scheduled for ...
Secomb Jacinta - - 2012
Aims and objectives.  To provide evidence on the effectiveness of simulation activities on the clinical decision-making abilities of undergraduate nursing students. Based on previous research, it was hypothesised that the higher the cognitive score, the greater the ability a nursing student would have to make informed valid decisions in their ...
Pandya Nirav K - - 2012
: Flexible nailing has become the preferred implant for pediatric patients with tibial shaft fractures that require operative fixation. Immediate definitive fracture fixation with flexible nails in patients with high-energy, open fractures has not been examined. The purpose of our study was to determine if immediate flexible nailing of open ...
Bales James - - 2012
With the mastery of 3 sports required, a triathlon can be a daunting mental challenge. Some liken a triathlon to a physical game of chess. A triathlete must mentally assess their physical ability across 3 sports against their competitors, the environment, and, most of all, themselves. The mental preparation required ...
Araki Nobutaka - - 2012
Objectives  We previously established HepG2-GS-3A4, a cell line from hepatoblastoma with overexpression of human CYP3A4 and glutamine synthetase (GS). We further reported that these cells can be applied for screening inhibitors of CYP3A4 in vitro. The purpose of this study was to determine whether our CYP3A4-overexpresed cell could be applied ...
Altıntaş Faik - - 2012
This study aims to investigate whether the usage of fondaparinux sodium may result in major hemorrhages following major orthopedic surgery. Forty-three patients (30 females and 13 males; mean age 66 years; range 34 to 94 years) at the age of >18 years who were scheduled for major orthopedic surgery were ...
Sanpera Ignacio I - - 2012
: During the last few years, the use of the 8-plate as a technique for hemiepiphysiodesis has gained wide acceptance, as it has been shown that it works in a more physiological way than other methods such as staples or transphyseal screws. It has mechanically been compared with a tension ...
Lockett Lawrence J - - 2012
Personal recollections of dehydration meltdowns during the Kona Ironman Triathlon, reflections on their cause, and the author's experiential recommendations regarding hydration, prevention of dehydration, and "beat the heat and humidity" measures.
Forni Andrea - - 2012
OBJECTIVES:: To compare the images of the mental canal in panoramic radiography (PR) and computed tomography (CT) by analyzing the concordance with diagnostic tests and examiners. MATERIAL AND METHODS:: The position of the mental foramen (MF), distance to the lower mandibular border, anterior length of the mental loop (ML), agreement ...
Cırpar Meriç - - 2012
In this study, we aimed to define the borders of the triangular area between the radial and dorsal nerves on the dorsum of the hand and to determine its dimensions using measurements between anatomic landmarks. We statistically analyzed the relation between the distance from Lister's tubercle to the blending point ...
Ravish Matthew - - 2012
: A retrospective case-comparison study. : Compare efficacy and safety of combined intrathecal morphine (ITM) and epidural analgesia (EPI) to that of conventional intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (IV-PCA) after posterior spinal fusion (PSF) for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). : Pain control after PSF in AIS has been managed traditionally with IV-PCA. ...
Bales James - - 2012
Training for a triathlon is a very demanding pursuit. There are a multitude of problems, such as overuse injuries, overtraining, and inappropriate training that can derail even the best athlete. We present some of the symptoms to look for to avoid overtraining, some training tips to maximize your training time, ...
Smits Marleen - - 2012
Aims and objectives.  To examine whether the relationship between specialty and patient safety is mediated by safety culture. Background.  Research has shown that patient safety in hospitals varies by specialty. The safety culture among healthcare professionals in hospital units is believed to influence safety performance. If there is a mediation ...
Doğancı Suat - - 2012
In this article, we present a 21-year-old male patient who presented with swelling and pain located to right lower thigh and knee. Physical examination and subsequent diagnostic work-up revealed a pseudoaneurysm associated with an osteochondroma at lower thigh. This complication should be considered in young patients with a mass at ...
Jane Mackenzie Angela - - 2012
: The pediatric flat foot frequently presents as a common parental concern in the health care setting. Foot orthoses are often used, yet benefits are uncertain and disputed, having been variably investigated. A recent Cochrane review cites limited evidence for nonsurgical interventions. This critical and structured review evaluates the effect ...
Walczyńska A - - 2012
The current case study concerns evaluation of the life history of an insect species living in a demanding habitat, namely a xylem-feeder Aredolpona rubra (Linnaeus) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) representing the wood-feeding guild. Growth rate, development time and body size at maturity were studied at different temperature regimes with discreteness of insect ...
Abella Francesc - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to compare the prevalence of apical periodontitis (AP) on individual roots of teeth with irreversible pulpitis viewed with periapical (PA) radiographs and cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans. PA radiographs and CBCT scans were taken of 138 teeth in 130 patients diagnosed with irreversible pulpitis ...
Andras Lindsay - - 2012
: Correcting pelvic obliquity and improving sitting balance in neuromuscular scoliosis often requires fixation to the pelvis. We describe the use of a T square instrument to assist intraoperatively in evaluating the alignment of these curves and achieving balance in the coronal plane. : The T square instrument was constructed ...
Mathur A P - - 2012
The concomitant use of aspirin and an ADP receptor (P2Y12) blocker, also known as dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT), has been extensively investigated as a primary and secondary prevention strategy in an effort to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events. In this manuscript the authors review the current guideline recommendations for ...
Ruedl Gerhard - - 2012
Data on the injury and illness risk among young elite athletes are of utmost importance, because injuries and illnesses can counter the beneficial effects of sports participation at a young age, if children or adolescents are unable to continue to participate because of residual effects of injury or chronic illness. ...
Silva Selina - - 2012
: Spasticity is the major etiology for hip dislocation in nonambulatory cerebral palsy patients. Selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) was used to control lower extremity spasticity, but is now done infrequently in nonambulatory cerebral palsy. Current surgical treatment is usually intrathecal baclofen pump (ITBP) placement. A major theoretical difference between SDR ...
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