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Moreira A - - 2012
The present study compared the ratings of perceived exertion (RPE) and immune-endocrine (IgA and cortisol) responses to simulated training matches (TM) and official matches (OM) in elite young male basketball players (N.=10). Saliva samples were collected from each player before and after three TM and two OM and subsequently tested ...
Portocarrero B - - 2012
Secondary hypogammaglobulinemia may be a relevant predisposing condition in patients with recurrent bacterial upper airway disease (pneumonia, sinusitis) or first-time opportunistic infection, particularly if additional immunosuppressive factors like underlying hematological disease or immunosuppressive therapy are present. As an example, we present a retired farmer with myeloma, treated Hodgkin-lymphoma and hypogammaglobulinemia ...
Verma Vinit - - 2012
Simultaneous bilateral intertrochanteric fractures are very rare. There is a paucity of data in current literature documenting patients with such kind of hip fractures. It is severe and potentially life-threatening, associated with a high morbidity. The major determinants of successful outcome are high vigilance, early single stage stabilization and mobilization ...
Gisbert Javier P - - 2012
The aim of the Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) on the Management of Patients with Dyspepsia is to generate recommendations on the optimal approach to dyspepsia in the primary care and specialized outpatient setting. The main objective of this CPG is to help to optimize the diagnostic process, identifying patients with ...
Bonaiuto M - - 2012
The aim of the study was the evaluation of the autonomic cardiac function in professional soccer players by heart rate recovery (HRR) measurement after 1' or 2' of active recovery (HRR1 or HRR2, respectively) from an exercise stress test. Ninety-two adult professional soccer players (aged 25.27 ± 4.06 years). The ...
Henzen C - - 2012
Insulinoma are rare tumours with an incidence of 4/100'000, supposedly hypoglycaemic symptoms, however, are often attributed to people without diabetes mellitus. The many different causes of hypoglycaemic disorders are best classified in whether occurring in healthy-appearing or ill patients. Patient's history and physical examination allow to substantiate the suspected hyperinsulinaemic ...
Wang Hai-Yan - - 2012
Objective: To explore the changes of Treg-Th17 balance influenced by corticosterone, major effect hormone of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis under running stress. Methods: A total of 25 corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) wildtype (CRH+/+) and knockout (CRH-/-) mice were adopt and divided into 4 groups as follows: CRH+/+ ctrl, CRH+/+ stress, CRH-/- ctrl ...
Saini Pramod - - 2012
When compared to adults, pediatric fractures unite readily and nonunion is quite rare. Nonunion is often associated with open fractures, operative interventions, infection, pediatric osteogenesis imperfecta and neurofibromatosis. There are only a few studies and reports mentioning nonunion following conservative ma- nagement of closed pediatric fractures. We report here a ...
Halbritter Jan - - 2012
To identify disease-causing mutations within coding regions of 11 known NPHP genes (NPHP1-NPHP11) in a cohort of 192 patients diagnosed with a nephronophthisis-associated ciliopathy, at low cost. Mutation analysis was carried out using PCR-based 48.48 Access Array microfluidic technology (Fluidigm) with consecutive next-generation sequencing. We applied a 10-fold primer multiplexing ...
Jud Schefer R - - 2012
Pharmacogenetics is the study of genetic determinants of different responses to drug therapy and deals with differences in metabolic pathways and therapeutic effects as well as adverse reactions. A common genetic defect found in veterinary medicine is the MDR1 mutation occurring in Collies and related breeds that leads to an ...
Smith Joan Renaud - - 2012
Infants born prematurely lose the protection of the uterus at a time of fetal development when the brain is growing and organizing exponentially. Environmental factors such as stress in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) may play a role in altered brain maturation and neurobehavioral outcomes. Strategies aimed at reducing ...
Kido Rika - - 2012
Mechanical stress to bone plays an important role in the maintenance of bone homeostasis. Mechanical stress initiates multiple signaling pathways in osteocytes and osteoblasts. Mechanical stress to bone induces fluid shear stress (FSS) caused by a change in extracellular fluid flow. FSS induces Ca(2 + ) influx that activates downstream ...
Kiernan Michael S - - 2012
In patients with heart failure and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (HFrEF), renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockade reduces morbidity and mortality, but comes at an increased risk of adverse events (AEs). We utilized the HEAAL trial data to identify predictors of the most frequent investigator-reported AEs. The HEAAL trial investigated the relationship ...
Tsirikos A I - - 2012
We reviewed 212 consecutive patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis who underwent posterior spinal arthrodesis using all pedicle screw instrumentation in terms of clinical, radiological and Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)-22 outcomes. In Group 1 (51 patients), the correction was performed over two rods using bilateral segmental pedicle screws. In Group 2 (161 ...
O'Dougherty Maureen - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: Examine interactive effects of life events, perceived stress and depressive symptoms during a randomized controlled aerobics intervention among women (aged 18-30) in the urban U.S. Midwest, 2006-2009. METHOD: Participants [n=372 at baseline and n=303 at follow up] completed perceived stress, depressive symptoms and life events scales at baseline and ...
Wallace D F - - 2012
Intra-operative, peri-articular injection of local anaesthesia is an increasingly popular way of controlling pain following total knee replacement. At the same time, the problems associated with allogenic blood transfusion have led to interest in alternative methods for managing blood loss after total knee replacement, including the use of auto-transfusion of ...
Larsson Ingrid - - 2012
In this study, patients' experiences of a nurse-led rheumatology clinic for those undergoing biological therapy are discussed. The study had an explorative design, based on a qualitative content analysis with an inductive approach. Strategic sampling was used in order to achieve variations in experiences of a nurse-led clinic. Interviews were ...
Clancy Gerard P - - 2012
Many urban areas struggle with significant health disparities. In Tulsa, Oklahoma, there is a 14-year difference in life expectancy between the predominantly African American population in north Tulsa and the predominantly Caucasian population in south Tulsa. The roots of Tulsa's health disparities can be linked, in part, to a long ...
Meena Sanjay - - 2012
Traumatic posterior hip dislocation is an uncommon injury in children, constituting less than 5% of paediatric dislocations. In a younger child (less than 5 years), minor trauma such as a slip or fall from a low height may cause a hip dislocation, whereas in an adolescent a dislocation is usually ...
Hoy Haley M - - 2012
Background-Although current national data show improved graft and patient survival following lung transplant, the effects of several modifiable preexisting comorbid conditions on health-related quality of life after transplant have not been evaluated. This study examines the effects of 3 comorbid conditions present before lung transplant (reduced bone density, diabetes mellitus, ...
Willi B - - 2012
Primary hyperaldosteronism is a clinical syndrome characterized by an elevated aldosterone secretion by the adrenals. The present case series describes 7 cats with primary hyperaldosteronism, which were presented between 2002 and 2011. Common clinical symptoms were weakness, anorexia, cervical ventroflexion and blindness. All cats showed hypokalemia. In 6 cats, blood ...
Cong Fengyu - - 2012
Through exploiting temporal, spectral, time-frequency representations, and spatial properties of mismatch negativity (MMN) simultaneously, this study extracts a multi-domain feature of MMN mainly using non-negative tensor factorization. In our experiment, the peak amplitude of MMN between children with reading disability and children with attention deficit was not significantly different, whereas ...
Chandler Jennifer A - - 2012
A priority system is one in which previously registered donors receive a preference in the allocation of organs for transplant ahead of those who have not registered. Supporters justify these systems on the basis that they are fair and will encourage donor registration. This article reviews existing studies of public ...
Kadivar Maliheh - - 2012
With an increased demand in the clinical field, physicians and nursing leaders in Iran have been working on developing an advanced practice nursing role. A neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP) program was developed by Tehran Medical University with cooperation of Iran's Neonatologist Association. The first group of master's students started their ...
Melloh M - - 2012
Blood lactate concentration (BLC) has been the basis of rational performance diagnostics for almost five decades. Aim of this study was to identify the variability of the BLC during repeated constant power tests (VC-BLC) and to quantify the corresponding variability of changes in the BLC over time (VC-BLC-Difference). Twelve healthy ...
Hachiya T - - 2012
This study evaluated whether central command plays an important role in activating muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) during short-term maximal handgrip contractions. The increase in MSNA was examined while influence of minimizing for other factors such as mechanoreflex, metaboreflex and fatigue during repetitive exercise in seven 19- to 26-year-old participants. ...
Rubin Peter - - 2012
Beginning in December 2012, all UK doctors will be required to complete a periodic revalidation process conducted by the General Medical Council (GMC) to retain their licence to practise medicine. Regular appraisals, based on the GMC's core guidance for doctors, will be used by responsible officers to evaluate a doctor's ...
Woods Amanda G - - 2012
Whole-body cooling, or therapeutic hypothermia, is increasingly becoming the standard of treatment for moderate to severe neonatal encephalopathy because it reduces neurodevelopmental disabilities and mortality in term neonates. Subcutaneous fat necrosis (SCFN) of the newborn has been identified as a potential side effect of birth asphyxia. In recent literature, there ...
Kohri Kenjiro - - 2012
Prior to human spaceflight the potential problems related to reduced gravitational forces on the musculoskeletal system were recognized, the extent and significance of the changes, however, were not known. Loss of bone mineral density has been a consistent finding after long-duration space flight and long-term bed rest. The main pathogenesis ...
Mallo J - - 2012
The aim of this study was to examine injury incidence in professional football players according to the playing positions and with a special reference to training periodization. A Spanish professional team was followed prospectively for the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons and exposure times and time-loss injuries were individually recorded during ...
Foster P A L - - 2012
We report on the use of the Ilizarov method to treat 40 consecutive fractures of the tibial shaft (35 AO 42C fractures and five AO 42B3 fractures) in adults. There were 28 men and 12 women with a mean age of 43 years (19 to 81). The series included 19 ...
DomagaƂa Piotr - - 2012
Few reports describing the use of organs donated by transplant recipients have been published. In this case report, kidneys procured from a brain-dead liver recipient were transplanted successfully. A 21-year-old man was referred for liver transplant after an overdose of acetaminophen. The patient's kidney function was initially normal, with proper ...
Russi E - - 2012
The differential diagnosis of persistent radiologic pulmonary shadow is broad and is illustrated and discussed with the help of four patients histories. The term chronic pneumonia is a misnomer. Particulary, slowly growing types of lung cancer should be considered as a potential etiology. They are potentially curable by surgical resection. ...
Marcelino G - - 2012
The aim of the study was to assess the effects of physical fitness on the relationships between body mass index (BMI) and body fat (BF) on blood pressure (BP) levels. Cross-sectional study conducted in 25 schools of Lisbon (Portugal), including 2041 boys and 1995 girls aged 10-18. BF was assessed ...
Pedersen A B - - 2012
We examined the one-year risk of symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE) following primary total hip replacement (THR) among Danish patients and a comparison cohort from the general population. From the Danish Hip Arthroplasty Registry we identified all primary THRs performed in Denmark between 1995 and 2010 (n = 85 965). In all, ...
Almeida Flávia Jacqueline - - 2012
HIV drug resistance genotype testing, performed on 39 HIV-infected treatment-naive children from 2000 to 2011, identified 5 children (12.8%) with drug resistance mutations: 5.3% to nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, 5.3% to nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors and 7.7% to protease inhibitors. There was a trend for increasing prevalence of drug resistance ...
Clark D A - - 2012
Ensuring correct rotation of the femoral component is a challenging aspect of patellofemoral replacement surgery. Rotation equal to the epicondylar axis or marginally more external rotation is acceptable. Internal rotation is associated with poor outcomes. This paper comprises two studies evaluating the use of the medial malleolus as a landmark ...
Eckle T - - 2012
A 25-year old female immigrant from Kosovo living in Switzerland for three years complained of intermittent atypical chest pain and shortness of breath for three months. The patient was febrile (38.4 °C) and had a regular tachycardia of 120/min and a blood pressure of 105/65 mmHg. The ECG showed deep symmetric ...
Min Li - - 2012
Harms technique of C1-C2 fixation for atlantoaxial complex becomes more popular due to good fusion rate and low vertebral artery injury (VAI) rate. But considering the unique and variable anatomy of atlantoaxial complex, iatrogenic VAI will result in catastrophic consequences and provides particular surgical challenges for surgeons. To our knowledge, ...
Endo Itsuro - - 2012
Bone mass and strength are maintained by appropriate weight bearing. The loss of bone mineral due to space flight or prolonged bed rest has been recognized by space scientists and physicians. In spite of the wealth of knowledge obtained thus far, many questions remain unanswered regarding the mechanism of bone ...
Di Cagno A - - 2012
The aim of this study was to identify the influence of training workloads and dietary habits on the menstrual status of elite rhythmic gymnasts. In many sports disciplines, it has long been assumed that menstrual disorders among elite female athletes are related to intense physical effort and insufficient energy intake. ...
Kinoshita Yuka - - 2012
Immobilization or unloading results in rapid bone loss by both enhanced bone resorption and suppressed bone formation. Bisphosphonates have been used to treat immobilization osteoporosis to suppress increased bone resorption. Recently, parathyroid hormone and anti-sclerostin antibody have been shown to enhance bone formation in immobilized or unloaded animal models. It ...
Daurka J S - - 2012
The inherent challenges of total hip replacement (THR) in children include the choice of implant for the often atypical anatomical morphology, its fixation to an immature growing skeleton and the bearing surface employed to achieve a successful long-term result. We report the medium-term results of 52 consecutive uncemented THRs undertaken ...
Khanduja V - - 2012
The FRCS (Tr & Orth) examination has three components: MCQs, Vivas and Clinical Examination. The Vivas are further divided into four sections comprising Basic Science, Adult Pathology, Hands and Children's Orthopaedics and Trauma. The Clinical Examination section is divided into Upper and Lower limb cases. The aim of this section ...
Williams Laurel - - 2012
Context-Little has been published about the caregiving experiences of the parents or guardians of children receiving liver or liver/intestinal transplants.Objective-To describe the lived experiences of parents and guardians as they prepared for and provided postdischarge care to a child who received an isolated intestine or a liver/intestinal transplant and to ...
Dickson T - - 2012
Blood samples for the determination of plasma cortisol concentration are generally obtained via venipuncture or capillary sampling at the fingertip. During rock climbing the upper body, forearms and fingertips are subject to continual loading and gripping making sampling at these sites problematic. The purpose of this study was to examine ...
Kalinowski S - - 2012
Pain and fear of falling (FOF) are modifiable factors that might play an important role in functional performance of nursing homes residents (NHR). Both factors are characterised by deficits in research and provision of long-term care services. The purpose of this study was to examine the functional performance of NHR ...
Aziz Khalid - - 2012
: To describe the implementation and outcomes of delayed cord clamping (DCC) in preterm babies. : Following staff orientation, a policy of DCC for 45 seconds was instituted for all eligible babies born between 28 and 32 weeks' gestational age, and later to all those younger than 33 weeks. : ...
Coe D P - - 2012
The aim of the present study was to determine the association between health-related fitness (HRF) and academic achievement in middle school youth. Subjects were 312 middle school students. HRF was assessed using the FITNESSGRAM test battery. Students were grouped by the number of fitness tests in which they performed within ...
Gavaskar Ashok-S - - 2012
Total hip arthroplasty (THA) for an untreated acetabular fracture is technically challenging and the long-term result is not so favorable. A 45-year-old female patient with untreated column and comminuted posterior wall fracture of the acetabulum was treated in our institution by reconstruction of the posterior wall using iliac strut autograft ...
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