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Camurcu Ismet Yalkin IY Devrek State Hospital, Vedat Ali Özkan Cad, 67800, Devrek, Zonguldak, Turkey, - - 2014
The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of Tönnis triple pelvic osteotomy in patients with LCP disease. Between 2007 and 2011, Tönnis triple pelvic osteotomy was performed for 43 patients with LCP, in our institute. During the follow-ups of patients with LCP the indications for the surgery ...
Suh Minseok M Department of Nuclear Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of - - 2014
Introduction Meckel scan is an effective tool for diagnosing symptomatic Meckel diverticulum (MD). However, the clinical relevance of Meckel scan remains controversial because of its rare use. To evaluate the clinical relevance of Meckel scan with initial hemoglobin (Hb) level, we investigated its diagnostic accuracy in our patient population over a ...
Weng Wen-Jie WJ Department of Joint Surgery, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Zhongshan Road 321, Nanjing, 210008, - - 2014
The interaction between the sagittal alignment of the spine and pelvis and the compensatory mechanism in patients suffering from spinal disorders has been well documented. However, in patients with hip osteoarthritis (HOA), few studies have explored how the hip joint pathology could affect the sagittal alignment of the hip, pelvis ...
Watkins Karen R KR University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 377, Houston, TX, 77030, USA, - - 2014
Denosumab is approved for the prevention of skeletal-related events (SREs) in metastatic solid tumor patients with bone metastases. Limited data regarding the safety of denosumab in patients with severe renal insufficiency suggests increased rates of hypocalcemia compared to patients with normal renal function. The purpose of this study was to ...
Erfan Gamze G Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Namık Kemal University, Tunca Cad. 100. Yıl Mah., Tekirdag, Turkey, - - 2014
Psoriasis is a disease that can contribute to a risk of atherosclerosis. In several studies, impaired endothelial dysfunction (ED) is correlated with psoriasis. Serum YKL-40 is a new inflammatory biomarker of vascular damage, like ED and cardiovascular diseases. The aim of the study was to compare relevance of serum YKL-40 ...
Jeong Seul-Ki SK Department of Neurology & Research Institute of Clinical Medicine, Chonbuk National University - Biomedical Research Institute of Chonbuk National University - - 2014
Aim: Deep pontine lacunar infarction (DPLI) not involving the basal pial surface of the medial part of the pons, is known to be a small vessel disease in the territory of the basilar artery (BA). In the present study, we examined whether morphological features of the BA differ in individuals ...
Alanin Mikkel Christian MC Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Audiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark, - - 2014
The hallmark of neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) is bilateral vestibular schwannomas (VS) and severe hearing loss is common in NF2 patients. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression level in NF2 correlates with tumour growth rate and bevacizumab, a VEGF-binding antibody, has previously been shown to induce tumour shrinkage and improve ...
Inoue Hiroto H Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of - - 2014
This study examined 19 patients with portosystemic shunt encephalopathy caused by a splenorenal shunt (SRS), which was treated with balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (B-RTO). Long-term treatment outcomes were evaluated based on hepatic functional reserve and vital prognosis. Encephalopathy improved in all patients after shunt embolization and closure. Albumin, serum ammonia, ...
Sveälv Bg B Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine/Cardiology, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg , - - 2014
Objectives: To determine the prevalence of diastolic dysfunction (DD) in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) by following recommended criteria from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and using single variables reflecting DD. Method: A total of 187 patients with AS (105 men; mean age 51 ± 13 years; mean duration ...
Bernin Hannah - - 2014
BackgroundThe protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica (E. histolytica) usually asymptomatically colonizes the human intestine. In the minority of the cases, the parasite evades from the gut and can induce severe symptoms like colitis or amebic liver abscess (ALA). Interestingly, ALA predominates in adult men despite a higher prevalence of the parasite ...
Lipinski Michal M From the *Department of Gastroenterology, Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of Interior, Warsaw; †Department of Nephrology and Transplantation, Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok; ‡Department of Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of Interior, Warsaw; and §Faculty of Health Sciences, Uniwersytet Jana Kochanowskiego w Kielcach, Kielce, - - 2014
In reference to our earlier publication, laboratory tests that reflect severe intravascular volume depletion can be used for predicting the severity of acute pancreatitis (AP). The aim of the study was to assess whether urinary level of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) could represent a useful marker of AP severity. We ...
Jia Rongrong R From the *Department of Gastroenterology, Shanghai Tenth People's Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai; †Department of Clinical Medicine, Soochow University School of Medicine, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province; and ‡Department of Gastroenterology, Shanghai First People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, - - 2014
The interleukin (IL)-23/IL-17 axis plays an important role in various inflammatory conditions but its function in acute pancreatitis (AP) is not well understood. The present study investigated the relationship between serum levels of IL-23, IL-17, and C-reactive protein (CRP) in patients and the severity of AP. Eighty-five patients with AP ...
Javed Omar O Manchester Medical School, The University of Manchester, Manchester, - - 2014
The prognostic benefit from heart rate (HR) reduction in patients with ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and/or chronic heart failure (CHF) is now firmly established. Most decisions regarding initiation and/or dose adjustment of HR-limiting medications in such patients are based on clinic HR. Yet, this is a highly variable parameter that ...
Kuwabara Satoshi S http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4716-8578 Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, - - 2014
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is currently classified into 'typical' CIDP and 'atypical' subtypes such as multifocal acquired demyelinating sensory and motor neuropathy (MADSAM). To assess the frequency of CIDP subtypes, and to elucidate clinical and electrophysiological features, and treatment response in each subtype. We reviewed data from 100 consecutive ...
Lee Min Gyu MG Department of Ophthalmology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 135-710, Korea (South), Republic - - 2014
Purpose: To evaluate macular ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer (GC-IPL) thickness using spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) in patients with chronic exposure to hydroxychloroquine (HCQ). Methods: This study included 130 subjects, who were divided into three groups: Group 1A, 55 patients with HCQ use ≥5 years; Group 1B, 46 patients ...
Hong Xia X Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital, Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, P.R. - - 2014
Activated clotting time (ACT) has been successfully applied during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) to monitor the extent of thrombin inhibition and anti-coagulation from unfractionated heparin (UFH) aiming to reduce the incidence of thrombotic adverse events and hemorrhagic complications. And this investigation was to explore the influence of body mass index ...
Kim Seo Hyun SH From the Department of Neurology, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea (S.H.K.); and Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Stroke Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles - - 2014
Body temperature (BT) is an important physiological factor in acute ischemic stroke. However, the relationship of initial BT to stroke severity and degree of benefit from thrombolytic therapy has been delineated incompletely. We analyzed the public data set of the 2 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Tissue-Type Plasminogen ...
Eidlitz-Markus Tal T Pediatric Headache Clinic, Ambulatory Day Care hospitalization Department, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel - - 2014
The link between body weight and headache has hardly been examined in children. The aim was to evaluate the association of obesity and migraine in selected pediatric patients and compare the findings with the literature. Data on clinical symptoms, headache type, and body mass index standard deviation score were derived ...
Degenhart Christoph C Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Hospital Munich, Munich, Germany. - - 2014
We aimed to evaluate the accuracy of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) venous mapping for the localization of the right adrenal veins (RAV) in patients suffering from primary aldosteronism. MDCT scans of 75 patients with primary aldosteronism between March 2008 and November 2011 were evaluated by two readers (a junior [R1] ...
Brouwers Patricia J A M PJ Maastricht University Medical Centre, Department of Radiation Oncology (MAASTRO Clinic), GROW, Maastricht, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare set-up and 2-dimensional (2D) electronic portal imaging device (EPID) dosimetry data of breast cancer patients treated during voluntary moderately deep inspiration breath hold (vmDIBH) and free breathing (FB). Set-up data were analyzed for 29 and 51 consecutively treated patients, irradiated during FB and vmDIBH, respectively. Of the 51 ...
Ahmed Omar I OI *Department of Pathology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA †Department of Pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA ‡Section Chief, Gastroenterology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, - - 2014
Celiac disease (CD) and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) are two distinct disease entities affecting the gastrointestinal tract of pediatric patients. Recently it has been suggested that eosinophilic esophagitis is more prevalent in patients with celiac disease than the general population. We studied the association between these two disease entities in our ...
Zhang Shuang S Department of Geriatrics, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200092, PR - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the association between PTH and Nt-proBNP in elderly patients with CHF in an attempt to gain insights into the role of PTH in a community-based cohort of elderly patients with CHF. A total of 182 consecutive CHF patients with follow-up for mortality ...
Tabakci Mehmet Mustafa MM Cardiology Department, Kartal Koşuyolu Cardiovascular Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to assess whether epicardial fat thickness (EFT) is associated with the severity of heart failure in patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (NICMP). The study group was composed of 93 patients with NICMP and38 age- and sex-matched healty individuals as the control group. The EFT ...
Shimizu Yasuhiro Y From the *Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Nagoya; †Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama; ‡Center for Gastroenterology, Teine Keijinkai Hospital, Sapporo; §Department of Gastroenterology, Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Nagoya; ∥Division of Colorectal Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan; ¶Department of Medical Hepatology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, Delhi, India; and #Department of Pathology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, - - 2014
We previously published a nomogram for prediction of carcinoma in patients with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN). The objective of the current study was to validate this nomogram in an external cohort of patients at multiple institutions. The clinical details of 180 patients with IPMN who underwent a pancreatic resection ...
Romascano David D Advanced Clinical Imaging Technology, Siemens Healthcare IM BM PI & Department of Radiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland; Signal Processing Laboratory (LTS5), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, - - 2014
Background: Cerebellar pathology occurs in late multiple sclerosis (MS) but little is known about cerebellar changes during early disease stages. In this study, we propose a new multicontrast "connectometry" approach to assess the structural and functional integrity of cerebellar networks and connectivity in early MS. Methods: We used diffusion spectrum ...
Haroche Julien J Julien Haroche, Fleur Cohen-Aubart, Philippe Maksud, Aurélie Drier, Dan Tolédano, Stéphane Barete, Frédéric Charlotte, Philippe Cluzel, Neïla Benameur, Philippe A. Grenier, Ahmed Idbaih, Baptiste Hervier, Laurent Arnaud, and Zahir Amoura, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière; Philippe Maksud, Stéphane Barete, Frédéric Charlotte, Philippe Cluzel, Philippe A. Grenier, Ahmed Idbaih, Julien Haroche, Fleur Cohen-Aubart, Baptiste Hervier, Laurent Arnaud, and Zahir Amoura, Paris VI University Pierre et Marie Curie; Jean Donadieu, AP-HP, Hôpital Trousseau, French National Center for Histiocytosis, Paris; Jean-François Emile, EA4340-BCOH, Versailles University, and AP-HP, Hôpital Ambroise Paré, Boulogne; Sophie Besnard, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Rennes, Pontchaillou University Hospital, Rennes Cedex; Jean-Paul Ory, Centre Hospitalier Régional de Vesoul, Vesoul; François Lifermann, Hôpital de Dax-Côte d'Argent, Dax; Brigitte Granel, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Marseille, Hôpital Nord, Marseille; and Bruno Graffin, Hôpital d'Instruction des Armées Legouest, Metz, France. - - 2014
Histiocytoses are rare disorders with heterogeneous prognosis. BRAF(V600E) mutations have been observed in half of patients with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) and in 50% to 100% of patients with Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) patients. We recently reported short-term efficacy of a BRAF inhibitor (vemurafenib) in three patients with multisystemic ECD. Vemurafenib ...
Lee Yeunju Y * Department of Pharmacy, Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center, Houston, - - 2014
The purpose of this analysis is to assess the effectiveness of heparin anticoagulation in cardiogenic shock patients with TandemHeart percutaneous ventricular assist device support for which the institution's TandemHeart heparin protocol was implemented compared to those managed without protocol.This retrospective analysis included 15 patients in the protocol group and 10 ...
Estay Camila C Resident of Internal Medicine, Universidad de Los - - 2014
Incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD), is increasing. Imaging techniques are accurate and reliable in diagnosing IBD. The main disadvantage of CT compared with MRI is radiation exposure and the potential risk factor for cancer, especially since IBD patients are already at ...
Wu Mei-Hwan MH Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital and Medical College, National Taiwan University. Electronic address: - - 2014
Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a common cyanotic congenital heart disease with increasingly recognized late morbidity. To explore the long-term outcome by using a national database of Taiwan, a country with a national health insurance and easily accessible medical care. We retrieved data of TOF patients from database 2000-2010. Complications ...
Gago Miguel F MF Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar do Alto Ave (CHAA), EPE, Guimarães, Portugal; Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal; ICVS-3Bs PT Government Associate Laboratory, Braga, Guimarães, Portugal. Electronic address: - - 2014
Postural stability analysis has shown that postural control is impaired in untreated idiopathic Parkinson's disease (IPD), even in the early stages of the disease. Vascular Parkinson's disease (VPD) lacks consensus clinical criteria or diagnostic tests. Moreover, the levodopa effect on postural balance remains undefined for IPD and even less so ...
Meloni Antonella A CMR Unit, Fondazione G. Monasterio CNR-Regione Toscana, Pisa, Italy; Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, - - 2014
The risk for pulmonary hypertension (PH) in thalassemia major (TM) patients remains controversial. We report echocardiography results from 60 TM patients: we evaluated the association between tricuspid regurgitation velocities (TRV), iron stores, and serologic markers of hemolysis and arginine dysregulation. Patients were enrolled from August 2004 until May 2009. All ...
Keilmann Annerose A Department for Communication Disorders of the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
Tonsillar hypertrophy caused by the progressive accumulation of partially degraded glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) within the cells is a typical symptom in patients with mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS). We studied the tissue of adenoids and tonsils of patients suffering from MPS with special regard to characteristic morphological features serving as possible markers for diagnosis. ...
Rigatelli Gianluca G Section of Adult Congenital and Adult Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Endoluminal Interventions, Rovigo General Hospital, Rovigo, - - 2014
Paradoxical embolism associated with secundum atrial septal defect (sASD) is a relatively rare but well-known occurrence. The purpose of our study is to report the clinical, hemodynamic, and anatomical features assessed by intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) of sASD as related to paradoxical embolism. Five hundred thirty-seven patients (mean age 48 ± 19.0 years) ...
Polachek Ari A Department of Rheumatology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizman st, Tel Aviv, 64239, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv, Israel, - - 2014
The objective of this study is to describe a series of patients above the age of 50 years with large vessel arteritis and vascular involvement typical of TAK. A retrospective review of 18 patients (median age 64 years) with emphasis on clinical characteristics, laboratory values, and vascular involvement by CT, MRI, or ...
Komaba Hirotaka H Division of Nephrology, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, - - 2014
Lanthanum carbonate is a non-calcium phosphate binder that is effective for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia. However, it is unknown whether treatment with lanthanum affects survival. We retrospectively collected data on maintenance hemodialysis patients at 22 facilities (n = 2292) beginning in December 2008, a time point immediately prior to the ...
Corbetta Samuele S Department of Health Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza, - - 2014
Gitelman syndrome (GS) and Bartter syndrome (BS) are hereditary salt-losing tubulopathies (SLTs) resulting from defects of renal proteins involved in electrolyte reabsorption, as for sodium-chloride cotransporter (NCC) and furosemide-sensitive sodium-potassium-chloride cotransporter (NKCC2) cotransporters, affected in GS and BS Type 1 patients, respectively. Currently, definitive diagnosis is obtained through expensive and ...
Dobashi Suguru S Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Inage-Ku, Chiba, 263-8555, - - 2014
The respiratory cycle is not strictly regular, and generally varies in amplitude and period from one cycle to the next. We evaluated the characteristics of respiratory patterns acquired during respiratory gating treatment in more than 300 patients. A total 331 patients treated with respiratory-gated carbon-ion beam therapy were selected from ...
Miranda Eduardo Foschini EF Post-Graduate Program in Biophotonics Applied to Health Sciences, Nove de Julho University, Rua Vergueiro, 235, 01504-001, São Paulo, SP, - - 2014
Phototherapy is an electrophysical intervention being considered for the retardation of peripheral muscular fatigue usually observed in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The objective of this study was to evaluate the acute effects of combination of super-pulsed laser and light-emitting diodes phototherapy on isokinetic performance in patients with COPD. Thirteen ...
Varrone Andrea A Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Centre for Psychiatry Research, Stockholm, Sweden, - - 2014
Imaging of the 18-kDa translocator protein (TSPO) is a potential tool for examining microglial activation and neuroinflammation in early Alzheimer's disease (AD). [(18)F]FEMPA is a novel high-affinity second-generation TSPO radioligand that has displayed suitable pharmacokinetic properties in preclinical studies. The aims of this study were to quantify the binding of ...
Goel Atul A Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Mumbai, - - 2014
OBJECT Understanding that atlantoaxial instability is the cause of Chiari malformation (CM), the author treated 65 patients using atlantoaxial stabilization. The results are analyzed. METHODS Cases of CM treated using atlantoaxial fixation during the period from January 2010 to November 2013 were reviewed and analyzed. Surgery was aimed at segmental ...
Orlic Lidija L Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation, University Hospital Center Rijeka, Tome Strižića 3, 51000, Rijeka, - - 2014
Recent data suggest that the renin-angiotensin-aldosteron system (RAAS) may be of importance in the pathogenesis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). We were interested to investigate whether the therapy with RAAS blockers in patients with different stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) has any effect on steatosis and fibrosis grade; ...
Haase Nicolai N Department of Intensive Care, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark, - - 2014
To investigate the association between consecutively measured thromboelastographic (TEG) tracings and outcome in patients with severe sepsis. Multicentre prospective observational study in a subgroup of the Scandinavian Starch for Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock (6S) Trial (NCT00962156) comparing hydroxyethyl starch (HES) 130/0.42 vs. Ringer's acetate for fluid resuscitation in severe sepsis. TEG ...
Weir Matthew R MR From the Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore (M.R.W.); University of Chicago Medicine, Department of Medicine, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Chicago (G.L.B.); Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (D.A.B.); Relypsa, Redwood City, CA (M.R.M., D.G., Y.S., L.B.); Statistics Collaborative, Washington, DC (J.W., H.C.-S.); and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor - - 2014
Background Hyperkalemia increases the risk of death and limits the use of inhibitors of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) in high-risk patients. We assessed the safety and efficacy of patiromer, a nonabsorbed potassium binder, in a multicenter, prospective trial. Methods Patients with chronic kidney disease who were receiving RAAS inhibitors and ...
Guo Aiyuan A Department of Dermatology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, 410008, - - 2014
Antihistamines are the first-line treatment for chronic urticaria (CU). However, some CU patients are relatively refractory to antihistamines. The mechanism underlying the interindividual variation is still unknown. The α-chain of the high-affinity IgE receptor is crucial to the IgE-mediated allergic response. The present study is to investigate whether FCER1A polymorphisms ...
Battaglia Salvatore S Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica (Di.Bi.M.I.S.), Sezione di Malattie Cardio-Respiratorie ed Endocrino-Metaboliche, University of Palermo , - - 2014
Abstract We aimed at exploring whether the prevalence of co-morbidities of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) increases with COPD severity. Analysis of medical records of outpatients with established diagnosis of COPD was retrospectively performed. The lower limit of normality (LLN) for FEV1/FVC was applied to establish the occurrence of airway ...
Hsu Hsiu-Yun HY Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, - - 2014
To understand the impacts of disease chronicity and hyperglycemia on sensorimotor control of diabetic hands, this study investigated the differences in hand sensation, strength and motor control by applying the pinch-holding-up-activity (PHUA) test for patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) with different levels of glycemic control and disease chronicity. One hundred ...
Candia R R Departamento de Gastroenterología, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile; Programa de Salud Basada en Evidencia Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, - - 2014
Psoriasis has been linked to an increased risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS). Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the hepatic manifestation of MetS, is now the commonest liver disease worldwide and can evolve into cirrhosis in a subgroup of patients. Psoriasis has been reported to be associated to NAFLD. The aim ...
Albarel Frédérique F F Albarel, Endocrinology, Aix-Marseille Université, CNRS, CRN2M-UMR7286, Assistance Publique -Hôpitaux de Marseille (AP-HM), Hôpital Timone, Service d'Endocrinologie et Centre de Référence des Maladies Rares d'Origine Hypophysaire DEFHY, 13385 Marseille cedex 15, France - - 2014
Objective: Few data are published on the long-term follow-up of ipilimumab-induced hypophysitis, a cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen-4 antibody. We characterized hypophysitis in terms of clinical signs, endocrinological profile, and imaging at diagnosis and during a long-term follow-up. Design and patients: Fifteen patients, treated for malignant melanoma and who presented ipilimumab-induced hypophysitis, ...
Domingues Renan B RB Neurosciences Postgraduation Program, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil CHRU, Pole Neurologie, Université Lille 2, France - - 2014
The pathophysiology of tension-type headache is not well understood. Increased peripheral levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines may act as mediators of several chronic pain disorders. The aim of the present study was to investigate the peripheral levels of chemokines in patients with tension-type headache. This was a cross sectional study evaluating ...
Zhang Guoying G Department of Orthopedics, The General Hospital of Chinese People's Liberation Army. 28 Fuxing Road, 100853, Beijing, - - 2014
Study Design. A retrospective clinical study.Objective. To investigate the lung volume change of ankylosing spondylitis patients with thoracolumbar kyphosis following the pedicle subtraction osteotomy procedure.Summary of Background Data. Most untreated ankylosing spondylitis patients result in thoracolumbar kyphosis with respiratory impairment. Restrictive pulmonary function is prevalent in these patients. The ideal ...
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