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Shynlova Oksana - - 2013
Leucocyte infiltration in the decidua (maternal-foetal interface) before, during and after term (TL) and preterm labour (PTL) was studied in mouse. We also investigated the mechanism of peripheral leucocyte recruitment into decidua by analysing the tissue cytokine profiles. Decidual tissues were collected during late gestation, TL and post-partum (PP). PTL ...
Aebersold Michelle - - 2013
To provide optimal patient care, all members of the health care team must effectively communicate patient status and the current plan of care. The Crew Resource Management (CRM) training system has been successfully used in the aviation industry to manage human error and reduce risk in the operational environment. CRM ...
Irwin Peter - - 2013
Using primers and fluorescent probes specific for the most common food-borne Campylobacter species (Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli), we developed a multiplex, most probable number (MPN) assay using quantitative PCR (qPCR) as the determinant for binomial detection: i.e., number of p positive pathogen growth responses out of n = 6 observations each ...
Kim-Prieto Chu - - 2013
We examined the relationship between sense of professional identity and academic success among under-represented minority graduate students in a biomedical doctoral program. We found that a sense of professional identity is related to science success among under-represented minority students, but not for non-underrepresented minority students. Sense of professional identity appears ...
Marr Annabell - - 2013
PURPOSE: Peptide arrays represent an attractive method for identification of amino acid motifs that bind to target structures. Spotting derivatives of the linear peptide platelet-derived growth factor receptor (PDGFR)-P1, which has been identified to bind the extracellular domain of the platelet-derived growth factor receptor beta, allows the synchronous investigation of ...
Chao Guanqun - - 2013
Leprosy is associated with the occurrence of various skin lesions such as macules, papules, plaques, nodules, and even diffused infiltration, depending on the patient's immune response. Its clinical presentation is often different from the usual pattern, leading to confusion in diagnosis. We present a case of leprosy with ANA positive ...
Yazici Ilker - - 2013
We present a technical modification of vertical reduction mammaplasty which provides a reliable pedicle that can be used in large and highly ptotic breasts with confidence when compared to vertical mammaplasty techniques without sacrificing conical breast shape and projection, in contrast to Wise pattern reduction techniques. Thirty-two patients under general ...
O'Fallon Brendan D - - 2013
ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Reconstruction of population history from genetic data often requires Monte Carlo integration over the genealogy of the samples. Among tools that perform such computations, few are able to consider genetic histories including recombination events, precluding their use on most alignments of nuclear DNA. Explicit consideration of recombinations requires ...
Goodwin Renee D - - 2013
The association between thoughts of self-harm and help-seeking among youth with symptoms of depression was examined. Data were drawn from the Health Behavior of School-aged Children Study (n = 15, 686), a nationally representative sample of youth in the United States. Analyses focused on comparing help-seeking behaviors among youth with and without ...
Xia Zongliang - - 2013
Drought is one of the most important limiting factors for plant growth and development. To identify genes required for drought stress response in tobacco, one highly induced mRNA encoding a RING-H2 Finger gene (RHF1) was isolated by mRNA differential display. The full-length NtRHF1 encodes a protein of 273 amino acids ...
Maruyama Hitoshi H Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan. - - 2013
The objective of this study is to investigate predictive factors and long-term outcomes of de novo portal vein thrombosis (PVT) in cirrhosis. The incidence and factors predictive of PVT (diagnosed by Doppler ultrasound) and prognosis were examined in 150 patients with virus-related cirrhosis but without PVT at baseline. PVT developed ...
Dams Iwona - - 2013
The 17-phenyl PGF(2α) analogue bimatoprost (10a) is the most efficacious ocular hypotensive agent currently available for the treatment of glaucoma or ocular hypertension. A novel convergent synthesis of 13,14-en-15-ol prostamideF(2α) analogues was developed employing Julia-Lythgoe olefination of the structurally advanced phenylsulfone (+)-(5Z)-15 with an enantiomerically pure aldehyde ω-chain synthon (-)-(S)-16a. ...
Marin David - - 2013
Imatinib has been the preferred initial therapy for newly diagnosed chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) patients for the last 10 years. Today, other tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) are licensed for first-line use. In this paper we analyze the pros and cons of the various alternatives to imatinib and try to give some ...
Aboukais Rabih - - 2013
PURPOSE: Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) is a well-studied disease. Although spinal tumors are frequent, many issues concerning their prognosis and management still have to be clarified. The authors studied the clinical impact and radiological progression of spinal tumors in patients with NF2 to determine their prognostic value. METHODS: A total ...
Helama Samuli S Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, P.O. Box 122, 96101, Rovaniemi, Finland, - - 2013
Suicide is a notable cause of death worldwide, and while suicidal behavior appears to be associated with variations in temperature, no estimations are available of climate change impacts on suicide rates. The study aims to evaluate the influence of temperature on suicide mortality, especially on multi-decadal and longer time scales, ...
Darmanin Thierry - - 2013
This review is an exhaustive representation of the electrochemical processes reported in the literature to produce superhydrophobic surfaces. Due to the intensive demand in the elaboration of superhydrophobic materials using low-cost, reproducible and fast methods, the use of strategies based on electrochemical processes have exponentially grown these last five years. ...
Gaffar Majida A - - 2013
PURPOSE:To evaluate whether a relationship exists between the presence of retinal hemorrhages and confessions and/or identified perpetrators in cases of abusive head trauma. METHODS:A retrospective chart review was conducted of all abusive head trauma cases. All cases that met criteria for abusive head trauma were placed into one of three ...
Yasu Yusuke - - 2013
A facile synthesis of trifluoromethylated alkenes by the radical-mediated trifluoromethylation of vinyltrifluoroborates has been developed. Togni's reagent serves as a CF(3) radical precursor in the presence of the photoredox catalyst [Ru(bpy)(3)](PF(6))(2) under visible light irradiation. This new photocatalytic protocol can be applicable to a wide variety of vinylborates containing electronically ...
Matsumi Junya - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the risk of long-term dual antiplatelet therapy (DAT) following drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation in octogenarians. BACKGROUND: DES implantation requires DAT; however, DAT-associated risk in octogenarians remains unclear. METHODS: Two-hundred and six consecutive octogenarians (130 men, 83.3 ± 3.4 years) underwent stent implantation (104 bare metal stents [BMSs] and 102 ...
Roelen Corné Am - - 2013
ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Two models including age, self-rated health (SRH) and prior sickness absence (SA) were found to predict high SA in health care workers. The present study externally validated these prediction models in a population of office workers and investigated the effect of adding gender as a predictor. METHODS: SRH ...
Cero Ian - - 2013
Childhood physical abuse is a major risk factor for suicide attempt, but factors that moderate this risk remain largely unexamined. Moderated mediation analysis was used with 186 adolescents who responded to the Profiles of Student Life: Attitudes and Behavior survey. Physical abuse increased risk directly and indirectly through reduced self-esteem. ...
Raynal Caroline - - 2013
Molecular diagnosis of cystic fibrosis and CFTR-related disorders led to the worldwide identification of nearly 1900 sequence variations in the CFTR gene, that consist mainly in private point mutations and small insertions/deletions. Establishing their effect on the function of the encoded protein and therefore their involvement in the disease is ...
Nadeau-Fredette Annie-Claire - - 2013
Over the last years, the proportion of patients older than 80 years with end-stage renal disease has been constantly growing. Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is known as the best vascular access for hemodialysis, but evidence for its added value is lacking for elderly. We retrospectively identified new vascular access (AVF and ...
Foshee Vangie A VA Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400, USA. - - 2013
The peer context is a central focus in research on adolescent risk behaviors but few studies have investigated the role of the peer context in the perpetration of adolescent dating violence. This longitudinal study examined between-subjects and within-person contemporaneous and lagged effects of peer attributes, measured with social network analyses, ...
Andouche A - - 2013
Background: In the cuttlefish Sepia officinalis, iridescence is known to play a role in patterning and communication. In iridophores, iridosomes are composed of reflectins, a protein family, which show great diversity in all cephalopod species. Iridosomes are established before hatching but very little is known about how these cells are ...
Bock Margret E - - 2013
Aim: Children with steroidresistant (SR) and steroid-dependent (SD) nephrotic syndrome (NS) pose a treatment challenge. Literature on the use of tacrolimus (TAC), a calcineurin inhibitor, for maintenance treatment of NS is sparse. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of low-dose, long-term TAC for inducing and sustaining remission in ...
Muñoz-Almagro Carmen - - 2013
This review is based on published literature about some of the potential advantages and challenges of the second generation of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines, with special reference to 13-valent vaccine in children and adults.
Yilmaz Huseyin Baki - - 2013
Aim of this work is to find out whether the symptoms attributable to adenoid hypertrophy in adolescents may be treated with intranasal mometasone furoate (MF) application. To learn if adenoid hypertrophy in adolescents may decrease in size with intranasal MF. A prospective, double blind, randomized, cross-over study was conducted in ...
Corton Marta - - 2013
ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: CRB1 mutations are reported as cause of severe congenital and early-onset retinal dystrophies (EORD) with different phenotypic manifestations, including Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and cone-rod dystrophies. Comprehensive mutational scanning of the whole gene has been only performed in few cohorts, mainly in LCA patients. Here, ...
Page Mark - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Urological investigation in children frequently involves high radiation doses; however, the issue of radiation for these investigations receives little attention compared with CT. OBJECTIVE: To compare the radiation dose from paediatric urological investigations with CT, which is commonly regarded as the more major source of radiation exposure. MATERIALS AND ...
Huber Katharina T - - 2013
The construction of a dendogram on a set of individuals is a key component of a genomewide association study. However, even with modern sequencing technologies the distances on the individuals required for the construction of such a structure may not always be reliable making it tempting to exclude them from ...
Yalc─▒n Husniye Tansel HT Department of Biology, Basic and Industrial Microbiology Section, Faculty of Science, Ege University, 35100, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey, - - 2014
Cytotoxic and antimicrobial effects of Montivipera xanthina venom against LNCaP, MCF-7, HT-29, Saos-2, Hep3B, Vero cells and antimicrobial activity against selected bacterial and fungal species: Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923, Escherichia coli ATCC 25922, E. coli O157H7, Enterococcus faecalis 29212, Enterococcus faecium DSM 13590, Staphylococcus epidermidis ATCC 12228, S. typhimirium CCM ...
Bunch Dustin R - - 2013
Complex matrices, for example urine, serum, plasma, and whole blood, which are common in clinical chemistry testing, contain many non-analyte compounds that can interfere with either detection or in-source ionization in chromatography-based assays. To overcome this problem, analytes are extracted by protein precipitation, solid-phase extraction (SPE), and liquid-liquid extraction. With ...
Wang Wen-Ping - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Successful anastomosis is essential in esophagogastrectomy, and the application of the circular stapler effectively reduces the anastomotic leakage, although stricture formation has become more frequent. The present study, a randomized controlled trial, compared the recently developed semi-mechanical anastomosis with a hand-sewn or circular stapled esophagogastrostomy in prevention of anastomotic ...
Codman Ernest Amory - - 2013
This is an abridged version of the Classic Article by E.A. Codman, A Study in Hospital Efficiency: As Demonstrated by the Case Report of the First Five Years of a Private Hospital. The full article is available as supplemental material for the abridged version in the online version of CORR®. ...
Li Lei - - 2013
Strain 268506(T) was isolated from a root of Avicennia marina collected at mangrove forest in Wengchang, Hainan province, China. The 16S rRNA gene sequence of strain 268506(T) showed the highest similarity with Micromonospora equina Y22(T) (98.8 %) and Micromonospora olivasterospora DSM 43868(T) (98.7 %). In addition, gyrB gene phylogeny clearly showed strain ...
Pérez William - - 2013
To describe the macroscopic anatomy of the genital organs of the male pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus), organs from ten animals found dead in a captive breeding station were dissected. The unpigmented scrotum was located in the inguinal region near the body, and was covered by the thighs. In the investments ...
Brassey Charlotte A - - 2013
The limb bones of an elephant are considered to experience similar peak locomotory stresses as a shrew. "Safety factors" are maintained across the entire range of body masses through a combination of robusticity of long bones, postural variation, and modification of gait. The relative contributions of these variables remain uncertain. ...
Malt Eva Albertsen - - 2013
The increasing life expectancy of persons with Down syndrome calls for a knowledge of conditions that frequently occur in adults with the syndrome and of which health personnel should be particularly aware. The article is based on a literature search in PubMed and the authors' clinical experience with the patient ...
Wesseling-Perry Katherine K Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, - - 2013
In order to minimize complications on the skeleton and to prevent extraskeletal calcifications, the specific aims of the management of chronic kidney disease mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD) are to maintain blood levels of serum calcium and phosphorus as close to the normal range as possible, thereby maintaining serum parathyroid ...
Wang Hong - - 2013
Monochiral single-walled carbon nanotubes have many potential uses, especially in the field of electronics and medical applications. Here we demonstrate a method to activate three types of Co/SiO(2) catalysts via sulfur-doping for the synthesis of tubes with a narrow chiral distribution around (9,8) chirality.
Michler Ralf Peter - - 2013
Background. Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring has become increasingly important in interventions involving risk of damage to the nervous system. We aim to provide an overview of possibilities and limitations on the use of intraoperative neurophysiological methods.Method. The article is based on a review of relevant textbooks and articles from own literature ...
Goossens L - - 2013
Sports injuries could be highly detrimental to the career of a physical education teacher education (PETE) student. To enable the development of future sports injury prevention programs, sports injuries in 128 first-year academic bachelor PETE students were registered prospectively during one academic year. Common risk factors for sports injuries, taken ...
Ksi Kiewicz Micha - - 2013
ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: The narrow-leafed lupin, Lupinus angustifolius L., is a grain legume species with a relatively compact genome. The species has 2n = 40 chromosomes and its genome size is 960 Mbp/1C. During the last decade, L. angustifolius genomic studies have achieved several milestones, such as molecular-marker development, linkage maps, ...
Teng Renli - - 2013
Objectives: To assess the effect of ticagrelor on the pharmacokinetics of tolbutamide (a CYP2C9 substrate), and the effect of tolbutamide on ticagrelor pharmacokinetics. Methods: In this randomized, double-blind, two-period, crossover study, 23 healthy volunteers received either placebo or ticagrelor 180 mg twice daily (b.i.d.) for 9 days, with a single ...
Patlazhan Gennadiy - - 2013
An algorithm for breast reconstruction for patients with complications after polyacrylamide gel (PAAG) injections is presented, and the outcomes of surgery using the adopted treatment protocol are evaluated. We reviewed the clinical records of consecutive patients who were treated for PAAG complications with breast reconstruction at two surgical centers between ...
Long Jennifer - - 2013
BACKGROUND: There are few publications describing what optometrists like about clinical work. The purpose of this paper is to explore what optometrists in practice find satisfying with their work and what they find stressful. METHODS: Sixty Australian optometrists participated in a 30-minute semi-structured telephone or face-to-face interview during the period ...
Kadar Assaf A Department of Orthopedics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 6 Weizmann Street, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel. - - 2013
The need for perioperative blood management measures aimed at improving patient outcomes and reducing allogenic blood transfusion (ABT) is increasingly recognised. Our study aim is to create an algorithm to predict and manage the need for blood transfusion in patients with hip fractures. We retrospectively assessed 1,484 patients with hip ...
Petrovski Steve - - 2013
Rhodococcus equi is a pathogenic member of the Actinobacteria responsible for causing serious infections in equines. A novel Siphoviridae bacteriophage (REQ1) lytic in R. equi was isolated and characterized. The genome size of REQ1 is 51,342 bp, and its sequence shares 7 % similarity to other DNA sequence in GenBank. Putative open ...
Montanholi Yuri - - 2013
ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: The provision of feed is a major cost in beef production. Therefore, the improvement of feed efficiency is warranted. The direct assessment of feed efficiency has limitations and alternatives are needed. Small intestine micro-architecture is associated with function and may be related to feed efficiency. The objective was ...
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