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Lee Hyun Joo - - 2013
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of transcatheter arterial embolization of the pelvic arteries for the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) associated with cesarean section compared with vaginal delivery. A retrospective analysis of 176 patients undergoing transcatheter arterial embolization of the pelvic arteries for PPH from January 2006 through August ...
Black Emma B - - 2013
ABSTRACT: Different types of self-injury have been classified as reflecting impulsive and compulsive characteristics (article by Simeon and Favazza [Self-injurious Behaviors: Assessment and Treatment {pp 1-28}. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc, 2001]). The current research used a prospective design to evaluate whether there is a progression between these different ...
Kern W V - - 2013
The 2011 EHEC/HUS outbreak created uncertainty regarding the previous recommendations of withholding antibiotic therapy and regarding rational measures for prevention of invasive meningococcal disease after treatment with the monoclonal antibody eculizumab. For both these areas, an expert panel of the German Society for Infectious Diseases in cooperation with representatives of ...
Winkler Gábor - - 2013
Bariatric surgery managing/preventing complications of severe overweight is nowdays widely accepted as a mainstay in the treatment of morbid obesity. Its role is particularly important in type 2 diabetes developing on the base of long-standing significant overweight. The glycemic control improves within days-weeks after these surgeries, when weight loss and ...
Jowkar Zahra - - 2013
  α-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency is one of the most important genetic causes of childhood liver diseases in some parts of the world, but its geographic distribution is highly variable. There are many reports from Asian countries such as India, the Philippines, and China which show a very low incidence ...
van den Eertwegh Alfonsus J M - - 2013
To retrospectively analyze the effects of treatment duration on outcomes of everolimus treatment of patients in the RAD001 Expanded-Access Clinical Trial in RCC (REACT) program. Patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma refractory to vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-tyrosine kinase inhibitor received everolimus (10 mg once daily), with dosing interruption or ...
Ferrier Andrew - - 2013
Neuronal dystonin isoforms are giant cytoskeletal cross-linking proteins capable of interacting with actin and microtubule networks, protein complexes, membrane-bound organelles and cellular membranes. In the neuromuscular system, dystonin proteins are involved in maintaining cytoarchitecture integrity and have more recently been ascribed roles in other cellular processes such as organelle structure ...
Klenk H D - - 2013
Wild aquatic birds are natural hosts for a large variety of influenza A viruses. Occasionally, viruses are transmitted from this reservoir to other species, such as chickens, pigs, and man, and may then cause devastating outbreaks in domestic poultry or give rise to human influenza pandemics. The H5N1-, H7N7-, H9N2-, ...
Bulloch Marilyn N - - 2013
Fentanyl pectin nasal spray is a novel intranasal formulation for the management of breakthrough cancer pain in patients taking and tolerant to opioids for persistent cancer pain. The pectin-based delivery modulates the product's transmucosal absorption. Nasal delivery allows fentanyl pectin nasal spray to achieve a greater maximum plasma concentration than ...
Grund S - - 2013
For the first time in history, the conditions to influence the course of an influenza pandemic through vaccination were set during the influenza A H1N1 pandemic in 2009. The specific requirements for pandemic vaccines are to be highly immunogenic in immunologically naive individuals and to be producible quickly in large ...
Győrffy Zsuzsa - - 2013
Introduction: The high prevalence of morbidity among female physicians in Hungary is well documented, however, little is known about the prevalence of that in certain age groups. Aims: To assess the prevalence of somatic and psychiatric morbidity in two age cohorts (Cohort 1: age 24-43 and Cohort 2: age 44-76) ...
Wheeler Renata - - 2013
The infusion of packed red blood cells (PRBCs) in the severely injured patient is not a new practice. It is a potentially lifesaving procedure although it is not without inherent risk. This practice in the helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) has not been examined in the literature. We attempt to ...
Park Jae Hyun - - 2013
Delayed tooth eruption can affect the accuracy of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning and could delay overall treatment. A girl, aged 7 years 4 months, who had unilateral delayed eruption of several teeth was successfully treated. The evaluation of delayed tooth eruption should be considered by the orthodontist because the ...
Leão Filho Jorge César Borges - - 2013
The purpose of this research was to demonstrate the potential of the optical coherence tomography technique on the evaluation of changes and damages in the enamel structure caused by debonding and cleanup procedures. Twin metal and ceramic brackets were bonded to the labial enamel surfaces of 120 incisors; the brackets ...
Allerberger F - - 2013
After the International Health Regulations of 2005, 194 states agreed to minimal standards to assure health; accordingly, the obligation for safeguarding appropriate laboratory diagnostic capacities has existed under international law since 15 June 2007. Basically, developing and optimizing faster and more innovative testing methods should be the main aim of ...
Mangoni Arduino A - - 2013
The impact of advancing age, with or without the presence of structural and/or functional organ impairment, on the disposition and effects of drugs, demands adequate representation of older adults in pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies. Currently, however, this group remains poorly represented both in pre- and post-marketing studies. This review discusses ...
Doehring Alexandra - - 2013
Environmentally caused changes in chromosomes that do not alter the DNA sequence but cause phenotypic changes by altering gene transcription are summarized as epigenetics. A major epigenetic mechanism is methylation or demethylation at CpG-rich DNA islands. DNA methylation triggered by drugs has largely unexplored therapeutic consequences. Here we report increased ...
Reed Ken L - - 2013
Implantable peripheral neurostimulation was introduced in 1969 as a potential treatment for certain neuropathic pain syndromes, primarily involving the limbs. While a few early studies included implants for occipital neuralgia, serious interest in its potential as a treatment for head pain came only after our 1999 report of positive findings ...
Al Masalmeh Ossama - - 2013
The use of the patent ductus venosus via a transjugular approach to access the portal system for endovascular treatment of hepatic vascular anomalies in three infants is reported. Two patients had an arterioportal fistula, and one had a rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma. All patients underwent arteriography followed by embolization of ...
Gearing Robin E - - 2013
ABSTRACT: Stigma is a fundamental barrier to individuals seeking out mental health treatment in the Middle East. The impact of stigma may be amplified if the engagement in and utilization of mental health services for psychosis further stigmatizes individuals and their families. One hundred four Jordanians (N = 104) participated ...
Schlett Christopher L - - 2013
While high-sensitivity troponin-T (hsTnT) and C-reactive protein (hsCRP) are associated with structural heart disease, we thought to determine whether biomarkers can predict which heart is healthy based on multimodality imaging. Patients from the emergency department with acute chest pain suggestive of acute coronary syndrome undergoing contrast enhanced cardiac CT and ...
Van Ameringen Michael - - 2013
ABSTRACT: Panic attacks have been reported by patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in response to catastrophic worry. This has not been characterized in the literature. We examined the prevalence of GAD panic attacks in an anxiety disorders clinic sample. Charts of 254 patients with DSM-IV GAD were retrospectively evaluated. ...
Jaynes Cathy L - - 2013
An estimated 500,000 critical care patient transports occur annually in the United States. Little research exists to inform optimal practices, promote safety, or encourage responsible, cost-effective use of this resource. Previous efforts to develop a research agenda have not yielded significant progress in producing much-needed scientific study. Identify and characterize ...
Leidel J - - 2013
With pandemic influenza in 2009/2010 and an EHEC outbreak in 2011, the Federal Republic of Germany experienced two extensive outbreaks in the course of only 3 years. Although both infectiological crises were comparatively sucessfully coped with, certain aspects have been critically examined. One point of criticism has been the presumption that ...
Winterbauer Nancy L - - 2013
Correctional health care is of interest to public health practitioners due to the highly vulnerable social and health characteristics of inmates, ex-offenders, and their communities, as well as the access to health care provided to them through the criminal justice system. The public health model for correctional health care has ...
Flórez-Moreno Gloria Amparo - - 2013
In this study, we aimed to determine whether the variations in salivary concentrations of soluble receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa B ligand (sRANKL) and osteoprotegerin (OPG), and their ratios, might be linked with the different phases of orthodontic tooth movement. Twenty healthy subjects who required fixed appliance therapy not ...
Bobo William V - - 2013
This article reviews the pharmacological profile and published efficacy and tolerability/safety data of iloperidone, asenapine and lurasidone, the most recent atypical antipsychotics to be approved in the USA for the treatment of schizophrenia. All three agents are similar in terms of overall efficacy and low propensity for clinically significant weight ...
Tang Alexander T H - - 2013
The aim of this in-vivo study study was to evaluate the effect of excluding the liquid resin component of a composite bonding product that is based on bisphenol A diglycidylmethacrylate when bonding lingual retainers. The material comprised 40 metal multistrand lingual retainers bonded onto the lingual surfaces of maxillary and ...
Boysen Guy A - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to assess the scientific and etiological status of dissociative identity disorder (DID) by examining cases published from 2000 to 2010. In terms of scientific status, DID is a small but ongoing field of study. The review yielded 21 case studies and 80 empirical studies, ...
Kohlwein Sepp D - - 2013
Lipid droplets (LDs) and peroxisomes are central players in cellular lipid homeostasis: some of their main functions are to control the metabolic flux and availability of fatty acids (LDs and peroxisomes) as well as of sterols (LDs). Both fatty acids and sterols serve multiple functions in the cell-as membrane stabilizers ...
Black Anne C - - 2013
The need for accurate and reliable information about income and resources available to individuals with psychiatric disabilities is critical for the assessment of need and evaluation of programs designed to alleviate financial hardship or affect finance allocation. Measurement of finances is ubiquitous in studies of economics, poverty, and social services. ...
Sada Aiko - - 2013
Stem cells can self-renew and differentiate over extended periods of time. Understanding how stem cells acquire their fates is a central question in stem cell biology. Early work in Drosophila germ line and neuroblast showed that fate choice is achieved by strict asymmetric divisions that can generate each time one ...
Humm Kathryn C - - 2013
The well documented increase in age that women conceive their first child has detracted from a similar change observed in males. As both males and females decide to conceive later, the question of whether this may impact their fertility individually and as a couple becomes even more crucial. A paternal ...
Mirabella Davide - - 2013
A 13-year-old girl came with the chief complaint of an unesthetic dental appearance. Her maxillary canines were bilaterally impacted. Treatment included extraction of the maxillary canines and the mandibular second premolars. The maxillary first premolars were substituted for the canines. After 26 months of active treatment, the patient had a ...
Le Rouzic Arnaud - - 2013
The impact of transposable elements (TEs) on genome structure, plasticity, and evolution is still not well understood. The recent availability of complete genome sequences makes it possible to get new insights on the evolutionary dynamics of TEs from the phylogenetic analysis of their multiple copies in a wide range of ...
Rodrigo Guillermo - - 2013
Robustness is considered a ubiquitous property of living systems at all levels of organization, and small noncoding RNA (sncRNA) is a genuine model for its study at the molecular level. In this communication, we question whether microRNA precursors (pre-miRNAs) are actually structurally robust, as previously suggested. We found that natural ...
Daly Toni K - - 2013
We examine the advantages of going beyond sequence similarity and use both protein three-dimensional (3D) structure prediction and then quaternary structure (docking) of inferred 3D structures to help evaluate whether comparable sequences can fold into homologous structures with sufficient lateral associations for quaternary structure formation. Our test case is the ...
Singh Mandeep M Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. - - 2013
To characterize in-hospital and long-term outcomes after percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). Patients who underwent PCIs were grouped by era: group 1, October 9, 1979, to December 31, 1989 (408 with DM and 2684 without DM); group 2, January 1, 1990, to December 31, 1996 ...
Pruthi Sandhya S Breast Diagnostic Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. - - 2013
An interactive audio and video telemedicine feasibility program was established to provide counseling on breast cancer risk-reducing strategies for underserved, high-risk Alaskan native women through a collaboration among the Alaska Native Medical Center, the Mayo Clinic Breast Clinic, Mayo's Center for Innovation, and the Alaska Federal Health Care Access Network. ...
Toussaint John S JS ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value, Appleton, WI, - - 2013
An urgent need in American health care is improving quality and efficiency while controlling costs. One promising management approach implemented by some leading health care institutions is Lean, a quality improvement philosophy and set of principles originated by the Toyota Motor Company. Health care cases reveal that Lean is as ...
Ernste Floranne C FC Division of Rheumatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. - - 2013
Recently, there have been important advances in the understanding of the pathophysiologic features, assessment, and management of patients with a newly diagnosed idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IIM). Myositis-specific autoantibodies have been identified to define patient subgroups and offer prognostic implications. Similarly, proinflammatory cytokines, such as interleukin 6 and type 1 interferon-dependent ...
Loprinzi Paul D PD Department of Exercise Science, Donna and Allan Lansing School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY 40205, USA. - - 2013
To examine the association between accelerometer-derived sedentary and physical activity and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in a nationally representative sample of men in the United States. Data from the 2003-2004 and 2005-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey cycles were used in the present study, with data from 1672 adult male ...
Inzinger Martin M Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria. - - 2013
In recent years, cutaneous complications have been reported after implantation of medical devices as a result of their widespread use. We report a case of reticular telangiectatic erythema (RTE) after replacement of a spinal cord stimulator. To date, the pathogenesis of RTE has been poorly understood. Some reports have suggested ...
Campagna Ann M AM University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA. - - 2013
To determine the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency (VDD) (25-hydroxyvitamin D level <20 ng/mL) and severe VDD (25[OH]D level <10 ng/mL) in a Minnesota immigrant and refugee population. This retrospective study evaluated a cohort of adult immigrants and refugees seen at Health Partners Center for International Health in St Paul, ...
Senturk Fevzi F The Istanbul Retina Institute, Istanbul, - - 2013
To evaluate the effect of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) on retinal sensitivity in cases of macular edema(ME) secondary to branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). Total of 14 eyes of 14 cases of BRVO were included in this prospective study. In each eye, at baseline and 1, 3, and 6 months ...
Dhume Kaushik U KU Department of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, - - 2013
To derive a reliable estimate of the frequency of pupillary involvement and to study the patterns and course of anisocoria in conjunction with ophthalmoplegia in diabetes-associated oculomotor nerve palsy. In this prospective analytical study, standardized enrolment criteria were employed to identify 35 consecutive patients with diabetes-associated oculomotor nerve palsy who ...
Gujar Prateek P Department of Cornea, Ratan Jyoti Netralaya, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, - - 2013
We report a diabetic patient with bilateral Descemet's membrane (DM) detachment after successive phacoemulsification. The DM detachments were diagnosed and documented in early postoperative period using anterior segment optical coherence tomography (OCT) and managed successfully by descemetopexy using 14% C3F8. This case highlights that some patients may be anatomically predisposed ...
Nemeth Gabor G Department of Ophthalmology, Medical Health and Science Center, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, - - 2013
We report an anterior megalophthalmos case with decreased corneal thickness and show the findings using Scheimpflug imaging. A 25-year-old male was diagnosed with anterior megalophthalmos. In both eyes, enlarged corneal length was measured. Beside a comparatively good visual acuity, a thin but clear cornea, a fairly deep anterior chamber, and ...
Ng Soo K SK Department of Ophthalmology, South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology, Level 8, East Wing Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Terrace, Adelaide, South - - 2013
A 39-year-old female with elevated serum cobalt levels from her bilateral hip prostheses presented with a 3-week history of blurred vision in her left eye. Optical coherence tomography revealed patchy degeneration of the photoreceptor-retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) complex. The lesions were hypofluorescent on indocyanine green angiography. We postulate that this ...
Panda Anita A Cornea and OSD Services, Dr. R P Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi, - - 2013
To report outcomes of epikeratoplasty in keratoconus (KC), utilizing manually-prepared plano donor lenticules in terms of flattening of the cone, reduction in astigmatism and improvement in the visual acuity. Patients with KC, having visual acuity <20/200, astigmatism >12 diopters (D) but without corneal opacity underwent epikeratoplasty, using manually prepared plano ...
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