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Mody Bharat S BS Welcare Hospital, 1st floor, Akashganga Building, Race Course Circle, Baroda, 390007, Gujarat, India, - - 2014
Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has been established as a very successful and commonly performed procedure for primary and secondary osteoarthritis, and also for inflammatory arthropathies of the knee in all age groups and both genders. It has predominantly been used as a procedure in the age group of patients 65 years ...
Inamoto Teruo T Department of Urology, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-machi, Takatsuki City, Osaka, 569-8686, Japan, - - 2014
Primary androgen deprivation therapy (PADT) had been used extensively in Japan than in the USA and European countries regardless of the disease risk or patient's age. To illustrate the consequence of PADT from daily clinical practice, we evaluated the relationship among age, disease risk, and survival of patients with prostate ...
Gállego Laia L a University of - - 2014
Abstract Cornu aspersum (= syn. Helix aspersa) snails imported into NE Spain from Algeria and South Africa and intended for human consumption via sale in public markets were analyzed to assess their contribution to geographic dissemination of Brachylaima species. Prevalence and viability studies of metacercariae were performed on Algerian and ...
Melgaard Line L From the Department of Cardiology, Atrial Fibrillation Study Group, Aalborg University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark (L.M., F.S.T.B.L); Aalborg Thrombosis Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark (L.H.R., F.S., G.Y.H.L., T.B.L.); and University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK - - 2014
The risk of stroke and death in patients with atrial fibrillation is strongly associated with age and concomitant comorbidities. The aim of this study was to examine the age dependence of risk factors for stroke and mortality in young patients with atrial fibrillation. This study is a population-based cohort study ...
Saylisoy Suzan S From the *Departments of Radiology and †Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Meselik-Eskisehir, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to measure round window (RW) diameters in patients with congenital aural atresia (CAA) or sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and a normal control group and to analyze whether differences exist between these groups. Temporal bone computed tomographic scans of 12 patients with CAA (5 males, ...
Hussey Karen A KA Department of Psychology, Western University, London, ON, N6A 5C2, Canada, - - 2014
Over two studies, we examined the nature of gendered language in interactive discourse. In the first study, we analyzed gendered language from a chat corpus to see whether tokens of gendered language proposed in the gender-as-culture hypothesis (Maltz and Borker in Language and social identity. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp ...
Montesanto Alberto A Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Science, University of Calabria, 87036, Rende, Italy, - - 2014
The equations for estimating kidney function have become very popular in the last decade. However, the clinical and prognostic meaning of these measures may be very different in older populations. Two cohorts of people aged 65-89 years (older sample) and 90 or more (oldest old sample) were used to investigate the ...
Carlsson Gunnar E GE Department of Prosthetic Dentistry/Dental Materials Science, University of Gothenburg , Göteborg , - - 2014
Abstract Objective. Older adults have not been studied as much as younger ones regarding prevalence of TMD-related symptoms. The aim was to assess the prevalence of TMD-related symptoms in two population samples, 70 and 80 years old. Materials and methods. Identical questionnaires were in 2012 sent to all subjects born ...
Omoumi Patrick P 1 All authors: Department of Radiology, Cliniques Universitaires St. Luc-UC Louvain, Hippocrate Ave 10/2942, Brussels B-1200, - - 2014
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to evaluate and compare the prevalence and measurement values of CT signs of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) in asymptomatic hips without CT signs of osteoarthritis between two age groups: younger than 40 years and older than 60 years. SUBJECTS AND METHODS. We prospectively included ...
El Hage Rawad R Department of Physical Education, University of Balamand, El-Koura, Lebanon. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between maximal oxygen consumption (VO2 max) and bone mineral density (BMD) in a group of young Lebanese adults. Twenty women and 37 men whose ages range from 18 to 32 yr participated in this study. Informed written consent was obtained from ...
Pechorro Pedro Santos PS University of Algarve (UAlg), Portugal. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of the present study was to analyze the role of psychopathic traits in female juvenile delinquency. Using a sample of 236 young females from the Juvenile Detention Centers of the Portuguese Ministry of Justice and schools in the Lisbon area, a group of female youths with high psychopathic ...
Power Geoffrey A GA Faculty of Kinesiology, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, - - 2014
The relative contributions of intrinsic and extrinsic neuromuscular factors on sarcopenia are poorly understood. The associations among age-related declines of strength, muscle mass, and muscle quality in response to motor unit (MU) loss have not been systematically investigated in the same groups of subjects. The purpose was to assess MU ...
Koestenberger Martin M Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University Graz, Graz, - - 2014
Quantitative determination of right ventricular (RV) function has gained more interest over the last years. The RV outflow tract systolic excursion (RVOT SE) has been recently proposed as an echocardiographic tool to assess RV systolic function in adults. We aimed to determine growth-related changes of RVOT SE in children and ...
Kaymakçı Mustafa M ENT Department, Faculty of Medicine, Balıkesir University, Balıkesir, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to reveal whether the presence of atopy plays any unfavorable role in the development of a healthy middle ear as evaluated by tympanometry or in the degree of mastoid pneumatization as measured by mastoid volume. 33 atopic patients with positive skin prick test results ...
Yabar Javier Portillo JP 1Sport Training Lab. Faculty of Sport Sciences. University of Castilla La Mancha (Spain). 2Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Pablo de Olavide (Spain) 3School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan - - 2014
This study compared the activity profile of national and international female rugby sevens players during competitive matches. 20 rugby sevens female players were recruited, 10 were members of the Spanish National Team (26.27 ± 4.05 yr.old, 65.39 ± 5.01 kg, 166.72 ± 6.70 cm) and 10 were amateur athletes from ...
Carranza A A Laboratory of Reproductive Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, National University of La Plata, La Plata, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to reproductively assess the clinical and hormonal effects of a GnRH agonist (AG) and an antagonist (AN) administered during the postnatal period in domestic cats. Forty-eight male and female postnatal kittens were randomly assigned to deslorelin acetate 1.6 mg subcutaneous (AG; n = 16), acyline 33 μg/100 g ...
Sanfilippo Paul G PG Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic., - - 2014
To investigate the age range for which cycloplegia provides additional information compared with non-cycloplegic refraction in teenagers and young adults. Data for 1295 subjects (704 female; 591 male) from the Twins Eye Study in Tasmania (TEST) and the Brisbane Adolescent Twin Study (mean age: 19.65 ± 3.56, range: 13-26 years) were included. For ...
Pavlidis Pavlos P ENT Department, Katholisches Klinikum, Rudolf-Virchow-Str.7, 56073, Koblenz, Germany, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to evaluate differences in gustatory function in smokers of both sexes and identify any differences in the shape, density and vascularisation of the fungiform papillae (fPap) of smokers' tongue. Additional aim was to investigate any relation between the age, pack years and differences in ...
Waber Deborah P - - 2014
Objective: To compare neuropsychological profiles of adults who had experienced an episode of moderate to severe protein-energy malnutrition confined to the first year of life with that of a healthy community comparison group. Method: We assessed neuropsychological functioning in a cohort of Barbadian adults, all of whom had birth weight ...
Moon H-R HR Department of Dermatology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
The clinical features and incidences of cutaneous lymphoma (CL) differ by ethnicity and age. However, there is to our knowledge no study to show characteristics and distribution of paediatric CL in Asian population. The aim of this study was to investigate distinctive clinicopathological features of CL in paediatric population, particularly ...
Clark Ross A RA School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
To use low-cost Nintendo Wii Balance Boards to assess WBA in people who have undergone anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), and to compare their results with a matched control group. Quantitative clinical study using a cross-sectional design. Orthopaedic clinic of a private hospital PARTICIPANTS: Eighty-two participants (41 ACLR). The ACLR ...
Bania Theofani T Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, - - 2014
We determined the criterion validity and the retest reliability of the ActivPAL™ monitor in young people with diplegic cerebral palsy (CP). Activity monitor data were compared with the criterion of video recording for 10 participants. For the retest reliability, activity monitor data were collected from 24 participants on two occasions. ...
Krueger Patrick M PM University of Colorado - - 2014
Objective. The average body mass index (BMI) is rising even as the U.S. population grows increasingly diverse. We extend prior research by examining BMI trends in diverse groups including whites, blacks, Chinese, Filipinos, Asian Indians, Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans who are U.S. born, recent immigrants, or long-term immigrants. Methods. ...
Halicioglu Koray K a Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Abant İzzet Baysal University, Bolu, - - 2014
Abstract Objectives: To investigate the skeletal, dental, and soft tissue effects of the face mask (FM) treatment with and without rapid maxillary expansion (RME) in young adult subjects with maxillary retrognathia. Materials and Methods: Pretreatment and posttreatment cephalometric radiographs from 32 subjects who had a skeletal Class III malocclusion were ...
Kim Yongdae Y Department of Oral Medicine and Oral Diagnosis, School of Dentistry and Dental Research Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul, - - 2014
To identify possible clinical differences between male, premenopausal, and postmenopausal female patients with burning mouth symptoms. Burning mouth symptoms are known to occur predominantly in postmenopausal women. In some rare cases, however, such symptoms may also appear in men and younger premenopausal women. There is no information on the characteristics ...
Morales-Piñeyrúa Jéssica Tatiana JT Departamento de Fisiología, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, - - 2014
Our objectives were to determine if success index of pampas deer females is related with females' age and if social rank makes any influence on reproductive performance. Female social rank was determined in 18 groups of animals composed of 1 male: 5-9 females (total=98 females). Date of parturition for each ...
Khalil Asma A Fetal Medicine Unit, Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St George's University of London, - - 2014
Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis of achondroplasia is currently available but clinical suspicion is a pre-requisite for testing. However, this is challenging because many of the recognized prenatal ultrasound findings can be subtle and are not specific to achondroplasia. It has recently been reported that fetuses with achondroplasia have a wider than ...
Weller Drika D University of California, - - 2014
Children ages 5-13 years (N = 82) responded to prosocial and prohibitive moral dilemmas featuring characters whose desires conflicted with another person's need for help or ownership rights. The gender of the characters matched for half the trials (in-group version) and mismatched for the other half (out-group version). Both boys and girls judged ...
George Jaya A JA Department of Chemical Pathology, National Health Laboratory Service and University of the - - 2014
Context and objective There is little data on the contribution of body composition to bone mineral density (BMD) in non-Caucasian populations. We therefore studied the contribution of body composition, and possible confounding of 25(OH)D and PTH, to BMD at various skeletal sites in black African (BA) and Asian Indian (AI) ...
Wei Shujin S *Department of Cataract at Clinical College of Ophthalmology, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China; †Department of Cataract at Tianjin Eye Hospital, Tianjin, China; ‡Tianjin Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Tianjin, China; §Department of Ophthalmology at Tianjin Nankai Hospital, Tanjin, China; and ¶Tianjin Eye Institute, Tianjin, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the distribution of higher-order aberrations (HOAs) of the anterior cornea of eyes with cataract in a senior Chinese population and their correlations with age. Four hundred ten Chinese patients (male/female: 196/214; age: 67.9 ± 10.0 years) with cataract were categorized into 5 ...
Greve Sara V SV aCardiovascular and Metabolic Preventive Clinic, Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital bCardiovascular Research Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Glostrup University Hospital cDepartment of Cardiology, Herlev University Hospital dSteno Diabetes Center, Gentofte, Denmark eDepartment of Diagnostic Imaging, Gentofte University Hospital fResearch Centre for Prevention and Health gDepartment of Cardiology, Glostrup University Hospital hDepartment of Internal Medicine, Holbæk Hospital iHypertension in Africa Research Team (HART), North-West University, Potchefstroom, South - - 2014
Two thousand and fifty-nine healthy individuals aged 41, 51, 61 and 71 years examined in 1993, were divided in age, SCORE and Framingham risk score (FRS) groups. Subclinical vascular damage (SVD) was defined as carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity (cfPWV) at least 12 m/s, carotid atherosclerotic plaques or albuminuria defined as urine ...
Brokaw Sarah M SM Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Helena, MT, United - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to assess if group size is associated with weight loss outcomes among participants in an adapted diabetes prevention program. Adults at high-risk (N=841) for CVD and diabetes were enrolled in the lifestyle intervention in 2011. Multiple logistic regression analyses were used to identify if ...
Dipierri José E JE Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional de Jujuy, 4600 San Salvador de Jujuy, Jujuy, Argentina; Instituto de Biología de la Altura (INBIAL), Universidad Nacional de Jujuy, 4600 San Salvador de Jujuy, Jujuy, - - 2014
The possible association between finger dermatoglyphic patterns and altitude and surname distribution was analyzed in a sample of adult males from the province of Jujuy, Argentina. We also investigated the biological affinity of this population with other South American natives and admixed populations. Fingerprints were obtained from 996 healthy men, ...
Luewan Suchaya S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand. suleuwan@gmail.com, - - 2014
To assess the IVC Doppler changes in fetuses with hydrops fetalis due to anemia, using fetuses with Hb Bart's disease as a live model METHODS: Fetuses with hydrops fetalis caused by Hb Bart's disease were measured for IVC Doppler indices. The diagnosis of Hb Bart's disease was based on fetal ...
Cayonu Melih M Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Amasya University Training and Research Hospital, Kirazlıdere, Amasya, 05100, Turkey, - - 2014
Tonsillar hypertrophy is common in children, but it can also be present in adults. Enlarged tonsils, a significant anatomical barrier, may affect the flow of odor molecules from the oral cavity to the nasal passages, which has not yet been studied. Thus, we aimed to investigate the mass effect of ...
Kirchberger Michael C MC Handsurgery, Vulpius Klinik, Vulpiusstraße 29, 74906, Bad Rappenau, - - 2014
Trapeziometacarpal joint osteoarthritis is a very common degenerative joint disease which affects especially women between their fifth and sixth decade of life. To determine the final pinch, grip and functional outcome after trapeziometacarpal arthroplasty and to compare to non-arthritic controls, we hypothesized that patients after the former surgery are expected ...
Mueller S S Haptic Research Laboratory, Medical Faculty, Paul-Flechsig-Institute for Brain Research, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 34, 04103, Leipzig, - - 2014
Extensive use of sensorimotor properties has been shown to lead to use-dependent plasticity in the human motor cortex as well as sensory areas. The sensory consequences of these cortical changes, however, remain widely unclear. We were interested whether job-related long-term haptic training is measurable in terms of changes in haptic ...
Merola Jf J 1Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, - - 2014
ObjectivesThe objective of this paper is to determine the effect of clinical and laboratory manifestations, and medication prescribing, on survival according to patient age at diagnosis in a large academic systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) cohort.MethodsWe identified SLE patients with a diagnosis at age ≥18, seen between 1970 through 2011, and ...
Lei Ting T Department of Ultrasonic Medicine, Fetal Medical Centre, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, - - 2014
To assess the fetal conus medullaris (CM) position with three-dimensional (3D) ultrasonography and its use in detecting and diagnosing spina bifida occulta (SBO). We examined 150 normal fetuses (gestational age, 20-38 weeks) and 14 fetuses with SBO. All fetuses underwent prenatal 3D ultrasonography and the CM position in relation to the ...
Huang Jennifer T JT Dermatology Program, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
Ichthyoses comprise a heterogeneous array of skin conditions resulting from impairment of cornification. Although ear structures can be affected, ear-related symptoms have never been investigated in patients with ichthyosis. In this pilot survey study, our aim was to determine the frequency of ear symptoms, hearing loss, and related medical interventions ...
Sato N N Biological Science Laboratories, Kao Corporation, Ichikai, Tochigi, - - 2014
Background/Aims: Despite our understanding that the care of back and buttock skin is important for elderly nursing patients, the stratum corneum (SC) functions of the skin on the trunk of elderly patients have not been well investigated. Methods: Overall, 41 elderly subjects (average age: 75.9 years, 20 male and 21 ...
Oh Jiwon J Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins - - 2014
Spinal cord (SC) pathology is common in multiple sclerosis (MS), and measures of SC-atrophy are increasingly utilized. Normalization reduces biological variation of structural measurements unrelated to disease, but optimal parameters for SC volume (SCV)-normalization remain unclear. Using a variety of normalization factors and clinical measures, we assessed the effect of ...
Kawabe Yuri Y Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Kyoto Women's - - 2014
Aim: To examine the relationship between the type of work and the number of metabolic syndrome diagnostic components(MetS-DC), as well as the risk of MetS, with adjustment for lifestyle habits in Japanese workers. Methods: We examined the baseline data from 4,427 participants(81.4% male) aged 19 to 69 years old. The ...
Barclay Ruth R Department of Physical Therapy, School of Medical Rehabilitation, University of Manitoba, R106-771 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 0T6. Electronic address: - - 2014
To prospectively consider evidence for response shift (RS) in health-related quality of life (HRQL) in older men who experienced stroke or remained stroke free. RS is a change in the meaning of self-evaluation; this includes recalibration, reprioritization, and reconceptualization. A cohort of 3,983 male World War II Royal Canadian Air ...
Cao Xu-Sheng XS Department of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing Ophthalmology and Visual Science Key Lab, Beijing, - - 2014
Purpose: To evaluate choroidal thickness in patients with idiopathic choroidal neovascularization. Methods: The observational case series study included patients who were consecutively diagnosed with idiopathic unilateral choroidal neovascularization as demonstrated by ophthalmoscopy, fluorescein angiography and enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography (EDI-OCT). Using EDI-OCT, choroidal thickness was measured at the ...
Durmaz Erdem E Mersin State Hospital, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Mersin, Turkey. E-ma-il: - - 2014
Objective: Bisphenol A (BPA) is an industrial chemical, particularly used to harden plastics. BPA is thought to have negative health effects on both laboratory animals and humans. Consider ing the decline in age of onset of puberty noted in recent years, particularly among girls, the importance of BPA as an ...
Stam Mariska M * Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, section Audiology, VU University Medical Center and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research , Amsterdam , The - - 2014
Objectives: To investigate the occurrence of 27 chronic medical conditions in a cohort of adults with and without hearing impairment, and to examine the association between these conditions and hearing ability. Design: The National Longitudinal Study on Hearing (NL-SH study) is a large prospective study among adults aged 18 to ...
Johnstone John J CIS, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 125 Campbell, 1300 University Blvd, Birmingham, 35213, United - - 2014
Purpose: This study explores variation in the axial location of Bruch's membrane opening (BMO) to determine if this reference plane varies with age and race. Participants: 168 SDOCT optic nerve head volumes obtained from healthy subjects were manually delineated within twenty-four axial slices to develop point clouds for Bruch's membrane ...
Aspinall P J PJ University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Smoking is the leading risk factor for disability-adjusted life-years, yet evidence with which to establish the smoking rates of people with different ethnic backgrounds and how they are changing in relation to recent migration is lacking. The objective is to provide current information on the changing risk profiles of the ...
O Dea Jennifer A - - 2014
The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity increased during the 1980s to the late 1990s. The prevalence of obesity is higher in socially and economically disadvantaged communities in most Westernised countries. The purpose of this study was to examine how the socioeconomic gradient in weight status, namely thinness, overweight and ...
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