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Ouyang Xiang Ying - - 2013
Translational Medicine is an evolutional concept that encompasses the rapid translation of basic research for use in clinical disease diagnosis, prevention, treatment and finally in public health promotion. It follows the idea "from bench to bedside and back", and hence relies on cooperation between laboratory research and clinical care. Translation ...
Xia Bin - - 2013
To assess dental treatment needs and oral health status among children under 18-year-old in Beijing and to examine how these are affected by age, gender. In the retrospective study, 3 148 children aged 0.8-18.0 years were selected from patients who first visit the Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Peking University School ...
Li Yang - - 2013
To evaluate subjective outcomes after modified maxillomandibular advancement(MMMA) for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS). In the study, 15 patients underwent MMMA for the treatment of OSAHS and received presurgical and postsurgical polysomnography. A questionnaire was done pre- and postoperatively. The questionnaire included the Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS), ...
Zhao Hong - - 2013
To evaluate the non-inferiority of lornoxicam to fentanyl in patient-controlled intravenous analgesia after hysterectomy. In this prospective randomized controlled study, 117 patients who suffered from moderate to severe pain i.e. pain visual analogue scale (VAS) ≥4 after hysterectomy were allocated to receive lornoxicam (Group L) or fentanyl (Group F) for ...
Kozuma Ken - - 2013
Aims: The aim of the study was to clarify the angiographic characteristics of stent thrombosis (ST) in relation to sirolimus-eluting stents (SES).Methods and results: RESTART is a Japanese registry of SES-associated ST. As an angiographic substudy, coronary angiograms at baseline, at six to 12 months and at the time of ...
Wei Song - - 2013
To observe the self-adjustment of the mandibular dental arch after extraction of the second mandibular premolars. Mandibular dental casts of 20 Angle class II patients treated with extraction of lower second premolars and upper first premolars, bonded with Alexander appliance,were taken before (T1) and after self-adjustment (T2). All the casts ...
Jordan Kerry - - 2013
Today's health care landscape requires expert nursing care for clients with dementia. Unfortunately, most nursing students dislike providing dementia care. Lack of students' self-efficacy may account for some of the negativity surrounding dementia care, and learning activities to increase self-efficacy may be one means for increasing positive feelings. The purpose ...
Liu Xiang Hui - - 2013
To assess the masticatory efficiency and patient' satisfaction in long-centric occlusal pattern complete denture wearers. The anatomic occlusal pattern and long-centric occlusal pattern complete dentures were made for each of 10 edentulous patients with severe alveolar rigde absorption simultaneously using the technique of interchangeable artificial teeth. The order of delivery ...
Zhang Sun - - 2013
To investigate the children's perception and response to Er:YAG laser application in cavity preparation of caries in the primary teeth and young permanent teeth. Children aged 3-15 years old who had two teeth with caries of equivalent degree were selected. One tooth was prepared by mechanical means and the other ...
Song Yang - - 2013
To establish a method to evaluate dental model three-dimensional scanner quantitatively, and to evaluate the accuracy which is a core indicator of 3Shape D700 scanner. A standard geometric model similar to the dental arch was designed by three-dimensional reverse software and processed by high precision CNC (computer numerical control) processing ...
Li Jian - - 2013
To investigate design methods of dual insertion paths and observe a short-term clinic overview of rotational path removable partial dentures (RPDs). In the study, 40 patients with partial edentulous arches were included and divided into two groups. The patients in group one were restored with rotational path RPDs (10 Kennedy ...
Oh Jina - - 2013
The use of film in nursing and medical education has been supported as an effective instructional method. The purpose of this article is to identify and synthesize the available studies on teaching-learning strategies to be used with film for prelicensure students. Electronic databases were searched to identify studies published in ...
Feng Guang Yao - - 2013
To compare the angular changes in the developing mandibular third molars in the mandibular second premolar extraction and non-extraction cases and to determine whether the mandibular second premolar extraction causes favorable rotational changes in the angulations of the developing mandibular third molars and benefits its later eruption. Pretreatment and posttreatment ...
Zhu Lin Zhong - - 2013
To detect the acting pattern of different high concentrations of cell cycle nonspecific agents (CCNSA), epirubicin, oxaliplatin, cisplatin and fotemustine, acting with HepG-2 and 7702 cell lines respectively for different times; and to explore whether there are concentration and time dependent phenomena for each agent and relations between these two ...
Li Fang Fang - - 2013
To evaluate the protection of calcium alginate hydrogel beads for mouse preosteoblastic cell line (MC3T3-E1) during the setting reaction of calcium phosphate cement (CPC) pastes and to analyze related influencing factors. The MC3T3-E1 cells encapsulated in alginate hydrogel beads were cultured in vitro with β-tricalcium phosphate/calcium phosphate cement (β-TCP/CPC) pastes ...
Duan Hong Zhou - - 2013
To explore the effect of superficial temporal artery to middle cerebral artery(STA-MCA) bypass in treatment of cerebrovascular disease. Fifty-two patients with atherosclerotic carotid artery occlusion or middle cerebral artery occlusion or moyamoya disease were included in this study. There were both clinical ischemic manifestation and hemodynamic dysfunction detected by perfusion ...
Liu Shi Ming - - 2013
To investigate the stress distribution of post and core restored maxillary premolar with reduced alveolar bone support. Cone-beam CT based 3D finite element models of post and core restored maxillary premolar were established, with 3 different alveolar bone support. Group I (control) simulated a clinical situation without horizontal bone loss. ...
Lu Rui Fang - - 2013
Short chain fatty acids (SCFAs), such as succinic acid, acetic acid, propionic acid, butyric acid, etc. are metabolic product of putative periodontal pathogens, which play significant roles in periodontitis. The aim of this study was to analyze the relationship between Porphyromonas gingivalis (P. gingivalis), Treponema denticola (T. denticola), and the ...
Shi Jun Bao - - 2013
OBJECTIVE:To investigate the prevalence of arteriosclerosis obliterans in lower extremity and its influence factors in diabetic patients on peritoneal dialysis. Method: In this single center cross-sectional study, 74 with diabetic patients on peritoneal dialysis were recruited. The general information, dialysis program, laboratory examination and dialysis adequacy test results were recorded.Their ...
Zhu Feng - - 2013
To assess the effects of length of continuous femoral catheter on blockade of femoral nerve, lateral femoral cutaneous nerve and obturator nerve. In the study, 70 patients with American Association of Anesthesiologist grades I-II undergoing total knee arthroplasty were randomly divided into three groups, femoral nerve catheters were inserted 5 ...
Yu Guang Yan - - 2013
The current international standard for toxicity screening of biomedical devices and materials recommend the use of immortalized cell lines because of their homogeneous morphologies and infinite proliferation which provide good reproducibility for in vitro cytotoxicity screening. However, most of the widely used immortalized cell lines are derived from animals and ...
Feng Chao Hua - - 2013
To clinically evaluate the effectiveness of icon infiltration resin on masking post-orthodontic white spots. Eight post-orthodontic patients with 6 maxillary anterior teeth showing signs of decalcification (total 48 teeth) were enrolled in this study. All teeth were treated with icon resin infiltration according to manufacturer's recommendation. Standardized digital photographs were ...
Zhang Xiao Yun - - 2013
Cone-beam CT (CBCT) was developed for the three-dimensional (3D) imaging of the maxillofacial area and has become popular in dentistry, orthodontics, and maxillofacial surgery. The advantages of CBCT include less radiation exposure (than conventional CT), less artifacts, and submillimeter spatial resolution. CBCT has been shown to produce accurate 3D images ...
Cao Jie - - 2013
To develop a novel method for obtaining the clear visualization of the gingival profile by cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) that consistently allows the measurements of gingival thickness and use it to explore the relationship between the gingival thickness and gingival biotype, and the gingival thickness and underlying alveolar bone thickness ...
Shelton Rhidian - - 2013
Aims: Within a clinical trial population, direct thrombin inhibition using bivalirudin in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is associated with a reduction in mortality and major bleeding compared to heparin/glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor inhibition (GPI), but a higher incidence of acute stent thrombosis (ST), ...
Zhang Hao - - 2013
To establish the relationship of the gingival crest, the gingival curve characteristic point (inflection point, IP) and the contact points and to use it as reference to design the location of contact area in anterior teeth restoration to form the natural papillae. Two-dimensional gingival curve morphology analysis based on standardized ...
Xue Shi Hua - - 2013
To explore the three dimensional(3D)bioprinting technology, using human dental pulp cells (hDPCs) mixture as bioink and to lay initial foundations for the application of the 3D bioprinting technology in tooth regeneration. Imageware 11.0 computer software was used to aid the design of the 3D biological printing blueprint. Sodium alginate-gelatin hydrosol ...
Williams Susan C - - 2013
This article provides an overview of one nursing department's experience with implementation of a formalized civility code to address increasing incidents of incivility within the classroom and educational environment. The plan-do-study-act improvement model is used as a framework to describe the process. Discussion of next steps in the improvement process ...
Guo Zhi Min - - 2013
To compare the following color-difference equations: CMC, DE2000, CAM02-LCD, CAM02-SCD, CAM020-UCS, and to search for the most appropriate one to evaluate denture base resin. Thirty-five denture based resin pieces which were aging during different time were measured using SP62 spectrophotometer and the color-difference was calculated using the above equations. PF/3, ...
Ding Ning - - 2013
To compare the quantity of the main important Candida species in the oral cavity between the patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome (pSS) and no dry mouth healthy controls,and to explore the discriminative species of fungi between the two groups. In this study, 25 pSS patients from Department of Oral Medicine ...
Liang Ling Yun - - 2013
To investigate the prevalence of human papilloma virus (HPV) infection and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and pathogenecity of the HPV subtyping and virus loads in Shenzhen district. In the study, 10 000 sexually active women from Shenzhen city and rural areas around were screened for cervical cancer, and all the ...
Xu Jing Ling - - 2013
To investigate the effect of periodontal therapy on periodontal clinical index, metabolic control and serum biochemical markers in subjects with type 2 diabetes and chronic periodontitis comprehensively. Forty patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic periodontitis were enrolled, and periodontal clinical parameters, HbA1c, fasting blood glucose (FBG) and serum biochemical ...
Li Zhi - - 2013
To evaluate the fatigue and fracture resistance of the flared roots restored with computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing (CAM) glass fiber posts. In the study, 32 maxillary central incisors with roots longer than 13 mm were selected and their canals were flared, and the roots were allocated ...
Liu Wei Tao - - 2013
To investigate the benefits of repetitive rapid palatal expansions/constrictions therapy using double hinged expander over rapid palatal expansion alone with Hyrax expander in maxillary protractions cases and to discuss the indications of the combination therapy. Thirty four children with retrognathic maxilla were selected and randomly divided into two treatment groups. ...
Li Peng - - 2013
To evaluate the periodontal status of post-acute myocardial infarction patients, to identify whether periodontitis is associated with post-acute myocardial infarction in Chinese community population. Case and control subjects were enrolled from a community population, the diagnose of post-acute myocardial infarction and systemic health were based on blood, electrocardiogram and ultrasound ...
Spilt Jantine L - - 2013
This study examined subgroup differences in the effectiveness of a universal classroom-based preventive intervention. The Good Behavior Game (GBG) was delivered in Grade 1 and 2 in a randomized controlled trial including 759 students. Changes in externalizing and internalizing problems were modeled from Kindergarten through Grade 2. Unlike previous research, ...
Sunbul M - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Paradoxical embolization through the patent foramen ovale (PFO) is the major cause of most cryptogenic stroke cases. However, the presence of PFO may simply be an incidental finding in these patients, and endothelial dysfunction may be the underlying reason of ischemic stroke. The aim of this study was to ...
Adikibi Boma T - - 2013
A 2-year-old female presented acutely with peritonitis and small bowel obstruction. An abdominal radiograph demonstrated a radiopaque foreign body. At laparotomy she was found to have bowel perforations with entero-enteric fistulae caused by four magnets. The magnets were removed, and debridement and closure of the perforations performed. We review our ...
Shankar Sreejith P - - 2013
Tubulysins are cytotoxic natural products with promising anti-cancer properties, originally isolated from myxobacterial cultures. Structurally, tubulysins are tetrapeptides, incorporating three unusual (Mep, Tuv and Tup) and one proteinogenic amino acid (Ile). Here we describe the synthesis and structure-activity relationship studies of novel tubulysin U and V analogues, with variations in ...
Kanagal-Shamanna Rashmi - - 2013
Aurora-A is a mitotic kinase implicated in oncogenesis and is known to be overexpressed in B-cell lymphomas and plasma cell myeloma. The expression of Aurora-A kinase (henceforth referred to as Aurora-A) in T-cell lymphomas is not well characterized. In this study, we assessed Aurora-A expression by immunohistochemical analysis in 100 ...
Delgado-Roche Livan - - 2013
Abstract Retained low-density lipoproteins (LDL) by arterial glycosaminoglycans (GAG) are more susceptible to reactive oxygen species-mediated oxidation, contributing to oxidative stress and atherosclerosis. Recently, we reported the properties of the chimeric mouse/human monoclonal antibody chP3R99-LALA to bind sulfated GAG, inhibit LDL-chondroitin sulfate binding and avoid LDL oxidation in vitro. Here, ...
Buijs Nikki - - 2013
Pharmaco-nutrients have beneficial effects on protective and immunological mechanisms in patients undergoing surgery, which are important for recovery after injury and in combating infectious agents. The aim of this review article was to outline the potential of the administration of nutritional substrates to surgical patients and the underlying mechanisms that ...
Birk D - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to demonstrate the safety and the efficacy of the self-gripping Parietex ProGrip™ mesh (Sofradim Production, Trévoux, France) used with the laparoscopic approach for inguinal hernia repair. The incidence of chronic pain, post-operative complications, patient satisfaction and hernia recurrence at follow-up after 12 months was ...
Zhang Aijun - - 2013
Using a ternary sex pheromone blend [86:6:6 v:v:v (Z,Z)-3,13-octadecadienyl acetate: (E,Z)-2,13-octadecadienyl acetate: (Z,E)-3,13-octadecadienyl acetate], we tested the effect of dispenser type and trap design for capture of dogwood borer (DWB), Synanthedon scitula Harris (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) in apple orchards in West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina. Wing-style sticky traps baited with ...
Mairet Francis - - 2013
Under stress conditions, microalgae are known to accumulate large amounts of neutral lipids and carbohydrates, which can be used for biofuel production. However, on-line measurement of microalgal biochemical composition is a difficult task which makes the microalgal process rather difficult to manage. In this paper, we propose a so called ...
Tabolli Stefano - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Androgenic alopecia (AGA) is viewed as a relatively mild dermatologic condition; however, affected individuals feel that alopecia is a serious condition with major consequences in their life. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to assess the health status, the risk of anxiety/depression, the coping strategies, and alexithymia in ...
Nagahama Masahiro - - 2013
Clostridium perfringens alpha-toxin (CP, 370 residues) is one of the main agents involved in the development of gas gangrene. In this study, the immunogenicity and protective efficacy of the C-terminal domain (CP251-370) of the toxin and phospholipase C (CB, 372 residues) of C. bifermentans, isolated from cases of clostridium necrosis, ...
Asada Tomohiko - - 2013
We observed a 59-year-old right-handed man with an infarction in his right-middle cerebral artery that included the parietal lobe, who abnormally manipulated mental images in the horizontal direction, resulting in calculation disturbances. Three years later, the patient suffered an infarction in the left parietal lobe and displayed abnormalities during the ...
Farshad M M Department of Orthopaedics, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zürich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland. - - 2013
While the Lasègue straight leg raising test is an established test for lumbar nerve root compression, an established equivalent for cervical nerve root compression is missing. The aim of this bi-modal study was to find the most effective way to stretch the cervical nerve roots anatomically in cadavers and to ...
Molchadsky A A Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, - - 2013
Proper regulation of white and brown adipogenic differentiation is important for maintaining an organism's metabolic profile in a homeostatic state. The recent observations showing that the p53 tumor suppressor plays a role in metabolism raise the question of whether it is involved in the regulation of white and brown adipocyte ...
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