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Liang Chih-Chia CC Kidney Institute and Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; and College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, - - 2014
Patients with CKD receiving maintenance dialysis are at risk for upper gastrointestinal bleeding. However, the risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with early CKD who are not receiving dialysis is unknown. The hypothesis was that their risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding is negatively linked to renal function. To test ...
Irazabal María V MV Division of Nephrology and - - 2014
The rate of renal disease progression varies widely among patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), necessitating optimal patient selection for enrollment into clinical trials. Patients from the Mayo Clinic Translational PKD Center with ADPKD (n=590) with computed tomography/magnetic resonance images and three or more eGFR measurements over ≥6 ...
Le Heron Campbell C Melbourne Brain Centre, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Parkville, Vic., - - 2014
Background: Clinical deterioration in the acute stage of ischemic stroke powerfully predicts outcome and may serve as a marker for urgent intervention. However, accurate monitoring of acute stroke patients is hampered by the lack of validated continuous monitoring devices. We sought to assess the use of wireless accelerometry in this ...
Smith Glenn G Clinical Nurse Specialist for Nutrition and Tissue Viability, Isle of Wight NHS - - 2014
This study investigates the effect of a new short-stretch two-layer compression system in eight patients with common chronic lower-limb conditions in three locations in the UK. Chronic leg ulcers are the most common type of lower-limb ulceration with 70% caused by chronic venous hypertension. An appropriate level of compression is ...
Sosvorová L L Institute of Endocrinology, Department of Steroids and Proteofactors, Prague, Czech Republic. - - 2014
Increased homocysteine levels in serum are typical features of neurodegenerative brain diseases including hydrocephalus. The most frequent therapeutic approach consists of the insertion of a shunt, connecting the brain ventricles to an alternative drainage site. To decide whether the patient should undergo this, the lumbar drainage test is usually carried ...
Ou Ruwei R Department of Neurology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan, - - 2014
This study aims to investigate the differences in the prevalence and severity of NMS between patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) who manifest camptocormia and those who do not manifest camptocormia. A total of 50 PD patients with camptocormia and 50 gender and disease duration 1:1 matched patients with PD but ...
Yang Xiaobo X Departent of Neurology, Huashan Hospital, State Key Laboratory of Medical Neurobiology, Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, PR China; Department of Neurology, Jinshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 201508, PR - - 2014
The level of stress hormones, especially cortisol reflects stroke severity and acts as an early risk assessment of the severity of disease and prognosis. There are few neuroendocrine change and prognostic value data in patients with spontaneous supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). The present study aimed to evaluate the prognostic value ...
Al-Khatib Sana M SM Duke Clinical Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina3Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North - - 2014
Clinical trials of prophylactic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) have included a minority of patients with a left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) between 30% and 35%. Because a large number of ICDs in the United States are implanted in such patients, it is important to study survival associated with this therapy. To ...
Zissimopoulos Athanasios A Deartment of Nuclear Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace , Alexandroupolis, 68100 , - - 2014
Abstract Objective. To access the correlation of Chromogranin A (CgA) with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) activity and responsiveness to medical therapy. Material and methods. A prospective observational study was conducted in 56 patients with moderate ulcerative colitis (UC) or Crohn's disease (CD) (UC, n = 29, CD, n = 27), ...
Sarwahi Vishal V Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 3400 Bainbridge Avenue, 6th Floor, Bronx, NY 10467. E-mail address for V. Sarwahi: vsarwahi@montefiore.org. E-mail address for E.P. Sugarman: EtanSugarman@gmail.com. E-mail address for A.L. Wollowick: Adwollow@montefiore.org. E-mail address for T.D. Amaral: - - 2014
A thorough understanding of pedicle morphology is necessary for pedicle screw placement. Previous studies classifying pedicle morphology, to our knowledge, have neither discussed the range of abnormal morphology nor correlated patient or curve characteristics with abnormal morphology to identify at-risk pedicles.METHODS: With the use of computed tomography (CT) images, we ...
Rana Abdul Qayyum AQ 1Parkinson's Clinic of Eastern Toronto & Movement Disorders Centre, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Centre , 741 Broadview Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M4K2P6 - - 2014
Abstract Essential Tremor (ET) and Parkinson's disease (PD) tremor differ in type, frequency and distribution. Despite being two separate disorders, there have been cases reported of comorbidity for ET-PD. Studies have reported an increase in the incidence of ET in relatives of patients with PD, yet the risk of developing ...
Shan Yisheng Y Department of Nephrology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College , Wenzhou , P.R. China - - 2014
Abstract Background: To compare the Na/H2O and urea removal between residual renal function (RRF) and peritoneal clearance (PC) in peritoneal dialysis patients. Try to explore the difference between RRF and PC in prognosis of chronic kidney disease patients who need peritoneal dialysis (PD) treatment. Methods: Weekly Na/H2O and urea removal ...
Tang Yi Y Division of Nephrology, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610041, Sichuan, People's Republic of China, - - 2014
Peritoneal protein clearance (Pcl) is related to the mortality of patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) as well as technique failure. In this prospective observational study, we aimed to investigate factors associated with the level of Pcl. We prospectively enrolled 344 prevalent CAPD patients. A standard peritoneal equilibrium test ...
Ratuapli Shiva K SK Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, 13400 East Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ, 85259, - - 2014
Functional dysphagia (FD) is characterized by the presence of dysphagia without evidence of mechanical esophageal obstruction, GERD, and histopathology-based esophageal motor disorders. Dysphagia is common in older patients; however, there is a paucity of information regarding the type and frequency of peristaltic abnormalities compared to younger patients. Based on recently ...
Dhayat Sameer A SA Department of General and Visceral Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Muenster, - - 2014
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) represents the main cause of death among patients with cirrhotic liver disease, but little is known about mechanisms of cirrhosis associated carcinogenesis. We investigated the diagnostic impact of microRNA-200 (miR-200) family members as important epigenetic regulators of epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) to differentiate between patients with HCC and ...
Schairer William W WW 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA 2Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA 3Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, CA, - - 2014
Retrospective cohort study. To assess the concomitance of cervical spondylosis and thoracolumbar spinal deformity. Patients with degenerative cervical spine disease have higher rates of degeneration in the lumbar spine. Additionally, degenerative cervical spine changes have been observed in adult patients with thoracolumbar spinal deformities. However, to our knowledge there have ...
López-López L L Department of Medicine (Division of Rheumatology), University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto - - 2014
To determine the extent of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) damage in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients compared to healthy subjects and to determine the factors associated with mtDNA damage among SLE patients. A cross-sectional study was performed in 86 SLE patients (per American College of Rheumatology classification criteria) and 86 healthy ...
Fuentes Amaris A 1Department of Pharmacy - Houston Methodist Hospital 2Department of Medicine - Houston Methodist Hospital 3Department of Surgery - Houston Methodist - - 2014
Cirrhosis of the liver results in complex hemostatic changes that place patients at risk for both bleeding and thrombotic events. This study evaluates the adverse effects of anticoagulation with unfractionated heparin among patients with cirrhosis and analyzes the discrepancy between anti-Xa and aPTT values for heparin monitoring among cirrhotics. Cirrhotic ...
van Dellen Edwin E From the Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Brain Center Rudolf Magnus, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands (E.v.D., A.W.v.d.K., T.N., A.J.C.S.); Alzheimer Center and Department of Neurology, Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (E.v.D.); Department of Clinical Neurophysiology and MEG Center, Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (E.v.D., C.J.S.); MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands (T.N.); Department of Geriatrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands (H.L.K.); Department of Psychiatry, Brain Center Rudolf Magnus, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands (F.A.M.K.); and Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands - - 2014
In this article, the authors explore functional connectivity and network topology in electroencephalography recordings of patients with delirium after cardiac surgery, aiming to improve the understanding of the pathophysiology and phenomenology of delirium. The authors hypothesize that disturbances in attention and consciousness in delirium may be related to alterations in ...
Gururatsakul Montri M Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, S.A., - - 2014
Background: Bleeding peptic ulcer (BPU) frequently occurs in the absence of preceding dyspeptic symptoms. We have observed that patients with BPU had a diminished symptom response to nutrient challenge test compared to uncomplicated peptic ulcer disease (uPUD). We postulated that more symptoms are manifest in patients with uPUD than BPU ...
Yanagimoto Kosuke K Department of Pediatrics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, - - 2014
Background: Low levels of serum immunoglobulin G (IgG) before intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) therapy for Kawasaki disease (KD) have been reported as one of the risk factors for coronary artery abnormalities (CAAs). This risk factor needs to be re-evaluated because the dosage of IVIG has changed from 0.2-0.4 g/kg/day for 5 ...
Hayman Suzanne R SR Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., - - 2014
Background: Urinary podocyte excretion (podocyturia) may function as a more specific marker of ongoing glomerular damage. This study sought to analyze the relationship between proteinuria and podocyturia in cancer patients treated with antivascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) agents. Methods: Thirty-seven patients treated with anti-VEGF medications were analyzed in a single-institution, ...
Nührich Jana J Department of Electrophysiology, University Heart Center, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
Single procedure success rates of pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF) are still unsatisfactory. In patients with persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation of complex fractionated atrial electrograms (CFAE) beyond PVI results in improved outcomes. We hypothesized that PAF-patients with sustained AF acutely after PVI might ...
Donovan Lucas M LM Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, - - 2014
Given the myriad causes of altered mental status (AMS), patients with cirrhosis and hepatic encephalopathy often present a diagnostic dilemma. In light of the perceived bleeding tendency of patients with cirrhosis, intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) is often feared, so these patients frequently undergo non-contrast computed tomography (CT) of the head. However, ...
Qi Rongfeng R Department of Medical Imaging, Jinling Hospital, Clinical School of Medical College, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210002, - - 2014
By means of "task free" resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging (rs-fMRI), abnormal functional connectivity (FC) of the default mode network (DMN) in cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy (HE) has been reported; however, little is known about the changes of DMN in cirrhotic patients without overt or minimal HE. The aim ...
Coopman Renaat R Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, - - 2014
Gingivitis is a common inflammatory condition. We explored the value of flow cytometry of saliva in patients with periodontal inflammation. A cohort of 249 healthy adults (age range: 18-81 y; 2.5th to 97.5th percentile: 19-66 y) was investigated for caries, dental plaque and gingivitis. Saliva was analyzed using flow cytometry ...
Gerasun Borys A - - 2014
A new method of reduction of autoimmune process activity related to the thyroid in patients without signs of thyroiditis is presented in the article (patent of Ukraine No 103742). New patents and inventions from different countries of the world related to the problem have been analysed. Materials and methods: Sixty ...
Hirsch Pierre P Service d'Hématologie Clinique et de Thérapie Cellulaire, Hôpital Saint-Antoine, APHP, Paris, France; UPMC, Univ Paris 06, GRC n°7, Groupe de Recherche Clinique sur les Myéloproliférations Aiguës et Chroniques MYPAC, Paris, France; Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR_S 938, CDR Saint-Antoine, F-75012 Paris, France; INSERM, UMR_S 938, CDR Saint-Antoine, F-75012 Paris, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
The prognostic interest of cytogenetic remission and fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) evaluation in patients with abnormal karyotype acute myeloid leukemia (AML) has been poorly studied. Among 198 patients that reached complete remission (CR), 24 did not reach cytogenetic remission (CyCR). CyCR had no prognosis impact, especially in patients with ...
van Straaten E C W EC Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition, Danone Research, Centre for Specialised Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
White matter hyperintensities (WMH), a feature seen on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and regarded to reflect small vessel disease, can lead to vascular dementia (WMH-VaD). In WMH-VaD, cognitive deficits typically consist of executive function disturbances, and reduced information processing speed, regarded as a result of cerebral hypoperfusion. We aimed to ...
van Bruggen H W HW Department of Oral Function and Prosthetic Dentistry, College of Dental Science, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Department of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics and Special Dental Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) report masticatory and swallowing problems. Such problems may cause complications such as choking, and feeling of food sticking in the throat. We investigated whether masticatory performance in DMD is objectively impaired, and explored predictive factors for compromised mastication. Twenty-three patients and 23 controls filled ...
Rai Ansaar A Radiology & Neurology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, - - 2014
To establish outcome rates for patients receiving intravenous thrombolysis based on vascular occlusion site. This is a retrospective analysis of 225 patients who had received intravenous-rt-PA for anterior circulation strokes. The occlusion-site was prospectively determined on the admission computed tomographic angiography (CTA) and divided into: large vessel occlusion (LVO) including ...
Hsieh Yu-Hsi YH 1] Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Buddhist Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan [2] Buddhist Tzu Chi University, School of Medicine, Hualien, - - 2014
OBJECTIVES:Minimal sedation obviates patient recovery burdens, but intolerable pain limits success of cecal intubation. Painless or minimally uncomfortable insertion ensures success of cecal intubation, current patient satisfaction, and willingness to repeat future colonoscopy with minimal sedation. Water immersion (WI) and water exchange (WE), when separately compared with air insufflation (AI), ...
Hamideh Dima D Division of Pediatric Hematology (D-820), University of Miami, PO Box 016960, Miami, FL, 33101, - - 2014
Although hyperfiltration and albuminuria are common pathological conditions, kidney injury (KI) biomarkers have been seldom studied in individuals with sickle cell anemia (SCA). We undertook a cross-sectional assessment of urine KI biomarkers in children and adults with SCA with and without albuminuria and a normal estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). ...
Scholze Jürgen J Medizinische Universitätspoliklinik, Campus Mitte, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To investigate the role of socio-economic factors on the therapeutic effectiveness and therapeutic adherence of the angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) olmesartan alone or in combination with hydrochlorothiazide in the treatment of arterial hypertension. Research design and methods: In a multi-centre, open-label, prospective and long-term observational study data ...
Clausen N N Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Aarhus at Skejby, Aarhus, - - 2014
The bleeding phenotype has been suggested to differ between haemophilia A and B. More knowledge on the bleeding phenotype at initiation of treatment is important to optimize patient care. The aim of this study was to investigate the severity of the bleeding phenotype and the variation in bleeding in children ...
Mojtahed Amirkaveh A *Department of Pathology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA †Department of Pathology, Pittsburg University, Pittsburg, PA ‡Blood Center of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, - - 2014
Small endoscopic biopsies of the terminal ileum may be difficult to assess for early involvement by lymphoma. Immunophenotypic and genotypic analyses are often utilized, but the performance of these studies in this setting is not well defined. Terminal ileal biopsies from 66 patients with prominent lymphoid hyperplasia and abnormal "lymphoma-like" ...
Celik Cihan C Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Bulent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the hemodynamic changes in the extraocular orbital vessels of the patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), using color Doppler ultrasonography, and to compare the results with those of healthy control subjects. The control group consisted of 35 healthy subjects who had ...
Idilman Ilkay S IS Division of Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara-Turkey.; Liver Imaging Team, Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, - - 2014
To investigate whether nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is associated with coronary artery disease (CAD) in type 2 diabetic patients, who underwent coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA). Between June 2007 and May 2010, a total of 273 type 2 diabetic patients without known liver disease underwent coronary CTA for chest ...
Chin Melanie P MP Reata Pharmaceuticals, Irving, Tex., - - 2014
Background: Bardoxolone methyl, an Nrf2-activating and nuclear factor-κB-inhibiting semisynthetic oleanane triterpenoid compound, was evaluated in a phase 3 trial (BEACON) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and stage 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD). The trial was terminated because of an increase in heart failure events in the bardoxolone ...
Tang Sunny X SX Department of Ophthalmology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New - - 2014
Bilateral lacrimal gland (LG) disease is a unique presentation that can result from varied causes. We reviewed the diagnoses, clinical features, and outcomes of 97 patients with this entity. Case series. Ninety-seven patients with bilateral LG disease. Retrospective review and statistical analysis using analysis of variance and the Fisher exact ...
Eiselt Jaromír J Department of Internal Medicine I, Charles University, Medical School and Teaching Hospital Plzeň, Czech - - 2014
Background/Aims: Asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) is a prognostic factor in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, the relationships among factors influencing the metabolism of ADMA and the CKD progression are not fully understood. Methods: Serum ADMA, and variables related to the metabolism of ADMA were measured in 181 non-dialysis patients ...
Leeuwen Lisette L Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia; Medical School, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine neurodevelopmental outcome in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) survivors during the first three years of life. Admitted CDH patients were assessed at the age of 12 (n=18) and 36months (n=15) using the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development Third Edition. Neurodevelopmental results of CDH patients were compared with ...
Santamaria Cynthia - - 2014
Chagas disease (CD), caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, remains an important public health issue in many Central and South American countries, as well as non-endemic areas with high rates of immigration from these countries. Existing treatment options for CD are limited and often unsatisfactory. Moreover the lack of post-treatment ...
Tzani P P Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Lung Function and Respiratory Disease Units, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy - - - 2014
Cough efficacy assessment is of clinical relevance in neuromuscular patients. Tests of varying complexity and invasiveness, such as cough peak flow (CPF), maximal expiratory pressure (PEmax) and gastric pressure during cough (Cough Pgas) are routinely available. To assess the value of CPF, PEmax and Cough Pgas in the detection of ...
Suzuki Satoshi S Department of Cardiology and Hematology, Fukushima Medical - - 2014
Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) and anemia influences the progression of chronic heart failure (CHF). Adaptive servo-ventilation (ASV) is an effective therapeutic device for treatment of CHF, however, the impacts of ASV on CHF patients with or without anemia remain unclear.A total of 139 patients with CHF and SDB were divided ...
de Araujo Db D Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo , - - 2014
Objectives: To assess ovarian reserve markers and anti-corpus luteum antibodies (anti-CoL) in adult patients with childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus (c-SLE). Method: Fifty-seven adult c-SLE female patients and 21 healthy controls were evaluated for anti-CoL. Ovarian reserve was assessed by: follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH), oestradiol, anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH), ...
Hara Masaki - - 2014
Background: The clinical significance of proteinuria has not been fully understood among patients who are affected with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Methods: A 1-year prospective cohort study was conducted to ascertain the association between proteinuria and mortality in 46 hospitalized NHL patients. Proteinuria was defined as persistent dipstick test >= 1+, ...
Tal Andrea Oliver AO Medical Department I, Gastroenterology, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University , Frankfurt , - - 2014
Abstract Objective. Capsule endoscopy (CE) is the gold standard to diagnose small bowel bleeding. The "suspected blood indicator" (SBI) offers an automated detection of active small bowel bleeding but validity of this technique is unknown. The objective was to analyze specificity and sensitivity of the SBI using the second small ...
Bar-Yoseph Ronen R Pediatric Pulmonary Unit (R.B-Y., L.B., G.L., F.H.), Meyer Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; Department of Pediatrics (A.G.), Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel; Department of Pediatrics (Y.W.), Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; Pediatric Endocrinology Unit (D.T.), Meyer Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, - - 2014
Context: Previous studies have reported an association between vitamin D deficiency and asthma. Hereditary 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D resistant rickets (HVDRR) patients provide a natural model to assess the role of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) in regulating human lung immune responses and airway hyperreactivity (AHR). Objectives: The aim of the study ...
Costello Fiona F Departments of Clinical Neurosciences (Costello, Modi, Scott, Davenport, Trufyn, Frayne, Ciura, Goyal, Hill), Surgery (Costello), Radiology (Modi, Lautner, Bhayana, Scott, Frayne, Ciura, Goyal), Pediatrics (Mah), Medical Genetics (Davenport), Medicine (Hill) and Community Health Sciences (Hill); Hotchkiss Brain Institute (Costello, Davenport, Hill); and Seaman Family Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Health Services (Bhayana, Scott, Frayne, Goyal), University of Calgary, Calgary, - - 2014
The chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency theory proposes that altered cerebral venous hemodynamics play a role in the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis. We aimed to explore the validity of this hypothesis by assessing the diagnostic criteria for chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in persons with and without multiple sclerosis. We compared the ...
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