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Jacono Andrew A AA Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, USA; Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY, USA; New York Center for Facial Plastic & Laser Surgery, New York, NY, USA; New York Center for Facial Plastic & Laser Surgery, Great Neck, NY, USA. Electronic address: - - 2015
Midfacial aging involves a complex interplay between the aging osseous skeleton, facial retaining ligaments, soft tissue envelope, facial fat compartments, and the overlying skin. The authors describe a classification of midfacial aging that can help direct the appropriate surgical technique for rejuvenation utilizing evidence based medicine. Procedures discussed include endoscopic ...
Kane Michael A C MA New York City - - 2014
There is a high patient demand for periorbital rejuvenation since the periorbita are often first facial areas to show visible signs of aging. In addition to rhytids and skin laxity, aging appearance of the periorbital area is due to changes in tissue volume resulting from soft tissue atrophy and bone ...
Del Barrio-Galán Rubén R Department of Agro-Industry and Enology, Faculty of Agronomical Sciences, University of Chile, Post Office Box 1004, Santiago, - - 2014
The objective of this work was to study the effect of different Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast strains with different capabilities of polysaccharide liberation during alcoholic fermentation in addition to the subsequent aging on lees with or without oak wood chips as well as aging with commercial inactive dry yeast on the ...
Loria Patricia L McCoy - - 2014
Age validation is the first step to determine shellfish species age determination. This information is vital for different inferential models used in marine ecosystem management activities. In spite that various validation techniques are used for marking carbon calcium structures, the calcein marking technique for oysters had never been used for ...
Vachhrajani Shobhan S Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; - - 2014
Object Upper cervical spine injuries in the pediatric age group have been recognized as extremely unstable from ligamentous disruption and as potentially lethal. Few measurement norms have been published for the pediatric upper cervical spine to help diagnose this pathological state. Instead, adult measurement techniques and results are usually applied ...
Jackson Timothy L TL *Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, King's College London, London, United Kingdom; †Oraya Therapeutics, Inc, Newark, California; ‡The International Drug Development Institute, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; and §Byers Eye Institute, Horngren Family Vitreoretinal Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, - - 2014
To determine which patients respond best to stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) for neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Participants (n = 230) receiving intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor injections for neovascular age-related macular degeneration enrolled in a randomized, double-masked sham-controlled trial comparing 16 Gray, 24 Gray, or Sham SRT. In a post hoc ...
Botti G G Plastic Surgery, Villa Bella Clinic, Saló, - - 2014
In the last few years, surgery of the ageing face seems to have shifted from tissue uplifting and tightening to mere filling. We do not agree with this trend. We are positive that ageing brings about 2 basic phenomena: on one hand bone and fat volume reduction, whilst on the ...
Scordino Laura E LE New England Musculoskeletal Institute, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT. Electronic address: - - 2014
To define the radiographic prevalence of scaphotrapeziotrapezoid (STT) osteoarthrosis (OA) in a cohort of patients presenting to a hand surgeon for any complaint. The secondary purpose was to evaluate coexisting thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) joint OA. Seven hundred radiographs were evaluated for presence and degree of STT and thumb CMC arthritic ...
Frazier B S BS South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, 217 Ft. Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412, - - 2014
The age, growth and maturity of bonnetheads Sphyrna tiburo inhabiting the estuarine and coastal waters of the western North Atlantic Ocean (WNA) from Onslow Bay, North Carolina, south to West Palm Beach, Florida, were examined. Vertebrae were collected and aged from 329 females and 217 males ranging in size from ...
Lemos V M VM Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Instituto de Oceanografia, Avenida Itália, km 8, Campus Carreiros, Rio Grande, RS, - - 2014
The mullet Mugil liza occurs along the Atlantic coast of South America from Venezuela to Argentina, but 95% of the commercial catch is collected from south Brazil between São Paulo and Argentina. Mugil liza is a single spawner with oocyte development occurring synchronously in two groups. Spawning happens in marine ...
Hashemi Hassan H Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, - - 2014
To determine the distribution of ocular biometric components and their correlation with age and sex during the ages of ocular development in a 6- to 18-year-old population in Iran. In this cross-sectional study, which was performed in October 2012, multi-stage stratified cluster sampling was used to sample the study population ...
Strobbe Ernesto E Ophthalmology Unit, Department of Experimental, Diagnostic, and Specialty Medicine, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to assess corneal hysteresis (CH) and corneal resistance factor (CRF) in healthy subjects, to evaluate the relationship with age, and to investigate possible associations with other ocular factors. Four hundred Italian subjects (male-to-female ratio, 168:232; mean age, 58.8 ± 17.2 years) were included and ...
Tran Tai T TT Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre, Casuarina Beach, NSW, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine whether a previously validated performance testing protocol for competitive surfers was able to differentiate between Australian elite junior surfers selected (S) to the national team, and those not selected (NS). Thirty-two elite male competitive junior surfers were divided into two groups (S=16; ...
Boyer Elizabeth R - - 2014
Background : Medial longitudinal arch integrity after prolonged running has yet to be well documented. We sought to quantify changes in medial longitudinal arch kinematics before and after a 45-min run in healthy recreational runners. Methods : Thirty runners performed barefoot seated, standing, and running trials before and after a ...
Lawson Sarah A SA Divisions of Endocrinology - - 2014
Context: Turner syndrome (TS) carries an increased risk for vascular disease, or vasculopathy. Objective: Vasculopathy can be detected in young TS patients. Design and Patients: Vasculopathy was prospectively assessed by measuring vascular function and structure in TS patients (n = 49) and lean (L) (n=76) and obese (O) controls (n=52) ...
Wallmann-Sperlich B B Institute of Sport Science, Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg - - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate step count and energy expenditure accuracy of the piezoelectric Omron (Walking Style X-HJ-304E)and spring-levered Yamax (DigiWalkerSW700/ 701) pedometers at different speeds and various inclinations. Thirty subjects (15 females, aged: 24±3 years) completed eleven 5min trials at different treadmill speeds and inclinations (3.24 ...
Busst G M GM Centre for Conservation Ecology and Environmental Science, School of Applied Sciences, Bournemouth University, Poole BH12 5BB, - - 2014
The effects of number of fish that are aged and scale sub-sampling strategies on the precision of estimates of mean age-length increments from populations of Rutilus rutilus, Leuciscus leuciscus and Leuciscus cephalus were tested. Analyses used data derived from river fish communities in eastern England, U.K.. Regarding the number of ...
Pfaff Miles J MJ Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, - - 2014
Mandibular distraction osteogenesis (MDO) for the treatment of Pierre Robin sequence (PRS) enables mandibular lengthening and improves airway and feeding function. It remains unknown how the post-distracted mandibular volume compares to a normal control population. The aim of this study was to analyze mandibular volume and symmetry following bilateral MDO ...
Chou Jang-Ching JC International Team for Implantology Scholar, Center for Implant Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, Fla. Electronic address: - - 2014
In complete mouth reconstructive dentistry, the occlusal vertical dimension may be increased to provide adequate restorative space or to improve esthetics. The effect of increasing the occlusal vertical dimension on the smile is not well understood. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of increasing the occlusal ...
Iga J J Formerly, Medical and Exercise Science Department, Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, Wolverhampton,United - - 2014
We examined the seasonal variability of indicators of adiposity and generic and population-specific equations of estimating body fat in professional football players. Anthropometric data of 35 outfield players (age, 20±4 years; stature, 1.82±0.06 m; body mass 77.1±7.3 kg) were collected over a playing season. There were a significant main effects for time ...
Habibi Mohammadali M Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, - - 2014
The goal of this study was to assess the association between left atrial (LA) volume and function measured with feature-tracking cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) and development of heart failure (HF) in asymptomatic individuals. Whether alterations of LA structure and function precede or follow HF development remains incompletely understood. We hypothesized ...
Yamashita Y T YT Hokkaido National Fisheries Research Institute, Fisheries Research Agency, Kushiro, Hokkaido, 085-0802, - - 2014
Larval growth and development of hybrid flounder were observed and compared with those of their parent species. The reciprocal hybrids of female starry flounder Platichthys stellatus and male stone flounder Kareius bicoloratus (hybrid Sb) and of female K. bicoloratus and male P. stellatus (hybrid Bs) both survived and grew to ...
Shah Mayank M Department of Prosthodontics, Institute of Dental Sciences, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
The aim of the study was to determine the vertical distance of maxillary central incisor (CI) and maxillary canine (CA) from the incisive papilla (IP) line and their variation with age and sex. A total of 120 dentulous subjects following the inclusion and exclusion criteria were randomly selected from the ...
Liu Kai K Shandong Medical Imaging Research Institute, Shandong University, Jinan, PR - - 2014
The atlanto-dental interval measurement in the cervical spine in young adults has been reported on multidetector computed tomography (MDCT), but has not been systematically assessed in all ages. To evaluate the reference ranges for the atlanto-dental interval (ADI) in a large sample of adult patients on MDCT and to analyze ...
Dikicier Sibel S Department of Prosthodontics, Corlu Military Hospital , Tekirdag , Turkey , - - 2014
Abstract Objective. Clinicians should reserve all-ceramics with high translucency for clinical applications in which high-level esthetics are required. Furthermore, it is unclear whether a correlation exists between core thickness and color change. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of different core thicknesses and artificial aging on ...
Swami Vimarsha Gopal VG Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, University of Alberta, Edmonton, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:To aid in performing anatomic physeal-sparing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, it is important for surgeons to have reference data for the native ACL attachment positions and epiphyseal anatomy in skeletally immature knees. PURPOSE:To characterize anatomic parameters of the ACL tibial insertion and proximal tibial epiphysis at magnetic resonance imaging ...
Liu Min - - 2014
Heavy metal ions, such as Hg2+ and Ag+, pose severe risks in human health and the environment. For sensitive detection and selective removal of Hg2+ and Ag+ ions, here, we demonstrate a surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS)-active platform by employing the oligonucleotide-functionalized magnetic silica sphere (MSS)@Au nanoparticles (NPs). This system exploits ...
Thalmann Basilius - - 2014
Recent studies have documented that the sulfidation of silver nanoparticles (Ag-NP), possibly released to the environment from consumer products, occurs in anoxic zones of urban wastewater systems and that sulfidized Ag-NP exhibit dramatically reduced toxic effects. However, whether Ag-NP sulfidation also occurs under oxic conditions in the absence of bisulfide ...
Alves Nilton N CIMA Research Group, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de La Frontera, Avenue Manuel Montt, 112. Casilla 54-D., Temuco, Chile, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to provide morphometric data, obtained from macerated mandibles, which might facilitate the topographic location of the mandibular foramen, considering aspects such as gender, age and ethnicity. One hundred and eighty-five macerated mandibles of adult black and white individuals of both sexes were analyzed. Initially, ...
Lee Young-Hoon YH Department of Preventive Medicine & Institute of Wonkwang Medical Science, Wonkwang University College of Medicine, Iksan, South Korea; Regional Cardiocerebrovascular Center, Wonkwang University Hospital, Iksan, South - - 2014
We determined the gender- and age-specific normative values of carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in a healthy Korean population. We also present the mean age-specific carotid IMT values according to the presence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and the number of MetS components. A total of 9374 subjects from the Namwon Study ...
Morita Yusuke Y Department of Orthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, Tsurumi - - 2014
Titanium and stainless steel wires used for retainers in orthodontic procedures were coated with Ag ions and the effects of the coating on common oral pathogens and their pathogenicity were investigated. Two species of cariogenic and three species of periodontopathic bacteria were assessed. Biofilms of Streptococcus sobrinus and two VSC ...
Moreira Iris I Research associate, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; former clinical orthodontic fellow, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
In this retrospective longitudinal study, we aimed to study differences in the soft-tissue profiles in growing children with clefts in comparison with controls through the period of facial growth from 7 to 18 years. Lateral cephalometric measurements made at 7 years (T1), 11.1 years (T2), and 17.9 years (T3) of ...
Fischer Kai R KR Unit of Periodontology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK; Department of Periodontology, University Witten/Herdecke Witten, - - 2014
To evaluate a possible relationship between gingival biotypes and gingival thickness, papilla height and gingival width. Thirty-six adult subjects were stratified by their gingival biotype (GB), as defined by transparency of a periodontal probe through the buccal gingival margin, into "thin" (18 subjects) and "thick" (18 subjects) GB. Out of ...
Matcuk George R GR Jr Department of Radiology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, - - 2014
The objectives of this study were to determine the normal values and ranges for bile duct and gallbladder measurements, adjusted for demographic data, and to assess the effects of a variety of pathologic states on these values. Four thousand one hundred nineteen abdominal ultrasounds were retrospectively analyzed. The values for ...
De Koning Mariken B MB 1Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The - - 2014
Reduced prepulse inhibition (PPI) of the acoustic startle response is thought to represent a robust biomarker in schizophrenia. Reduced PPI has been demonstrated in subjects at ultra high risk (UHR) for developing psychosis. Imaging studies report disruption of striatal dopaminergic neurotransmission in patients with schizophrenia. First, we compared the PPI ...
Bruns Katharina - - 2014
A high degree of meniscal body extrusion on knee magnetic resonance imaging has been shown to be strongly associated with development of knee osteoarthritis However, very little is known about meniscal position in the asymptomatic knee and its natural history. Hence our objective was to study meniscal body position and ...
Abreu F M FM Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH - - 2014
The objective of this study was to determine the effect of age of the ovulatory follicle on fertility in beef heifers. Ovulation was synchronized with the 5 d CO-Synch + CIDR program in heifers in Montana (n = 162, Hereford and Angus Crossbred; MT) and Ohio (n = 170, Angus ...
Fonseca Lílian Martins LM Private practice, Brasilia; invited professor, Department of Orthodontics, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
Physical attributes, behavior, and personal ornaments exert a direct influence on how a person's beauty and personality are judged. The aim of this study was to investigate how people who wear a fixed orthodontic appliance see themselves and are seen by others in social settings. A total of 60 adults ...
Derraik José G B JG Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Auckland, New - - 2014
We aimed to assess the effects of age, sex, body mass index (BMI), and anatomical site on skin thickness in children and adults with diabetes. We studied 103 otherwise healthy children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes aged 5-19 years, and 140 adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes ...
Chen Yuting - - 2014
Using carboxylate-protected silver nanoclusters (Ag-Carboxylate NCs) as a model, we separately investigated the contribution of the ligand shell and the metal core to understand the nature of photoluminescence of Ag NCs. A new Ag(0)NCs@Ag(I)-carboxylate complex core-shell structural model has been proposed. The emission from the Ag-carboxylate NCs could be attributed ...
Savikin Katarina K 1 Institute for Medicinal Plants Research , Belgrade, Serbia - - 2014
Abstract The aim of our study was to investigate possible beneficial effects of organic chokeberry juice (OCJ) consumption in the treatment of cellulite. Twenty-nine women aged 25-48 with a cellulite grade 2 according to the Nurnberger-Muller scale were included. Anthropometric and biochemical parameters were measured. Skin structure was analyzed by ...
Phelan Angie A Orthodontist, Discipline of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, Surry Hills, New South Wales, - - 2014
This study was a cephalometric evaluation of the growth changes in untreated subjects with minimal overbite at 4 time points during 4 developmental stages from the early mixed dentition to the permanent dentition, as well as from the prepubertal phase to young adulthood. A sample of 24 untreated subjects with ...
Zingg Matthias Alexander - - 2014
Age and peak performance in ultra-endurance athletes have been mainly investigated in long-distance runners and triathletes, but not for long-distance swimmers. The present study investigated the age and swimming performance of elite ultra-distance swimmers competing in the 5-, 10- and 25-km Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) World Cup swimming events. ...
Wang Tao T 1] Institute of Functional Nano and Soft Materials (FUNSOM), Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Carbon-based Functional Materials and Devices & Collaborative Innovation Center of Suzhou Nano Science and Technology, Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu 215123, P. R. China [2] Anhui Key Laboratory of Functional Coordination Compounds, Anqing Normal University, Anqing 246011, People's Republic of - - 2014
The finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method was employed to simulate the electric field distribution for noble metal (Au or Ag)/semiconductor (Ge or Si) substrates. The simulation showed that noble metal/Ge had stronger SERS enhancement than noble metal/Si, which was mainly attributed to the different dielectric constants of semiconductors. In order to ...
Gharaee Hamid H Cornea Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad 9195965919, Iran ; Eye Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad 9195965919, - - 2014
To determine the normative values of white-to-white corneal diameter with Orbscan II Topography System and to compare right and left eyes data in the normal young population. A total of 1001 healthy participants aged 18-45y participated in this observational cross-sectional study. The study population consisted of 616 female and 385 ...
Begg Rezaul K RK Gait and Balance Research Group, College of Sport and Exercise Science, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University Melbourne, VIC, - - 2014
Falls risk increases with ageing but is substantially higher in people with stroke. Tripping-related balance loss is the primary cause of falls, and Minimum Toe Clearance (MTC) during walking is closely linked to tripping risk. The aim of this study was to determine whether real-time augmented information of toe-ground clearance ...
Holovachov Oleksandr O Department of Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Box 50007, SE-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden; Email: - - 2014
Leptolaimus timmi Vitiello, 1971 is redescribed from bottom sediments collected in the Skagerrak off the west coast of Sweden. New morphological data necessitate the transfer of this species to the genus Rhadinema Cobb, 1920. The main diagnostic characters of Rhadinema timmi (Vitiello, 1971) comb. n. include: 1.3-1.8 mm long body; ...
Orish C N CN Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Port-Harcourt, PMB 5323, Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, - - 2014
Background. Determination of sex is an important concern to the forensic anthropologists as it is critical for individual identification. This study has investigated the existence of sexual dimorphism in the dimensions and the area of the IOA triangle. Methods. A total of 100 adult dry skulls, (78 males; 22 females) ...
Nguyen Truong Quang TQ Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Hanoi, Vietnam.; Email: - - 2014
A new species of the genus Hemiphyllodactylus is described from Luang Prabang Province, northern Laos. Hemiphyllodactylus kiziriani sp. nov. is distinguished from the remaining congeners by morphology, coloration, and a significant genetic divergence of greater than 20% (ND2 gene). The new species from Laos is characterized by the following features: ...
Rodie Martina E ME Department of Child Health, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, - - 2014
Over the last 20 years there have been great advances in the field of neuroimaging. However, information is still lacking for patients with a disorder of sex development (DSD) due to the rarity of these conditions. In this chapter the authors will review newly emerging techniques with a focus on ...
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