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Ramírez-Campillo Rodrigo R 1Department of Physical Activity Sciences, Universidad de Los Lagos, Osorno, Chile 2Laboratory of Exercise Sciences, MEDS Clinic, Santiago, Chile 3Department of Physical Education, Sport and Recreation, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile 4Family Health Center of Los Lagos, Health Promotion Program, Los Lagos, Chile 5School of Health, Duoc UC, Santiago, Chile 6Research Centre in Sports, Health and Human Development, Vila Real, Portugal 7Department of Sport Sciences, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal 8Public University of Navarre, Department of Health Sciences, - - 2014
The aim of the study was to compare the effects of bilateral, unilateral, or combined bilateral and unilateral plyometric training (PT) on muscle power output, endurance and balance performance adaptations in young soccer players. Four groups of young soccer players (age 11.4 ± 2.2 y) were divided into: control (CG; ...
Sommers Marilyn S MS University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA - - 2014
Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) has promise as a clinical intervention for health-compromising behaviors. We used a randomized controlled design in an Emergency Department (ED) setting to determine the efficacy of a nurse-delivered SBIRT to address risky driving in people 18 to 44 years of age. Risky ...
Rault J-L JL Animal Welfare Science Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3010, Australia - - 2014
This project compared the effects of grouping sows after weaning or within 2 d after insemination on sexual behavior, aggression, injuries, stress and mating success. At weaning (d 0), 360 sows were housed in groups of 10 sows at 4.4 m(2) per sow (GpW) or individual stalls (StW), with 18 ...
Thomas J Graham JG Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital/Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI - - 2014
To evaluate 3- and 6-month weight loss outcomes achieved when physicians refer overweight/obese patients to an automated 3-month Internet-based behavioral weight loss intervention. A total of 154 patients age 18-70 years with a BMI between 25 and 45 kg/m(2) and access to a personal computer and the Internet were randomly ...
Marcus Bess H BH Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California. Electronic address: - - 2014
Physical activity interventions designed for Latinas have shown short-term behavior change, but longer-term change and maintenance is rarely measured. To assess physical activity change at 12 months, following 6-month tapered completion of an RCT of a physical activity intervention for Latinas. Two hundred sixty-six underactive (<60 minutes/week physical activity) Latinas ...
Dutton Gareth R - - 2014
BackgroundBehavioral interventions for obesity are commonly delivered in groups, although the effect of group size on weight loss has not been empirically evaluated. This behavioral weight loss trial compared the 6- and 12-month weight changes associated with interventions delivered in a large group (LG) or small groups (SG).MethodsObese adults (N¿=¿66; ...
Kroll L K LK Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing - - 2014
Tail tip injuries occur in some feedlot cattle housed in slatted-floor facilities typically found in the Midwestern United States. The practice of tail docking cattle upon entry into these feedlot facilities was initiated to prevent tail injuries. Tail docking is a welfare concern from the standpoint that an important method ...
Lind Jennifer N JN Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Public Health Scientific Services, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, and US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Atlanta, Georgia - - 2014
To examine the association of breastfeeding duration with psychosocial development at 6 years of age. We analyzed data from the 2005-2007 Infant Feeding Practices Study II and its 2012 Year 6 Follow-Up (N = 1442). Our breastfeeding duration variable combined overall and exclusive breastfeeding reported during infancy (never breastfed, breastfed ...
Jakicic John M JM 1Department of Health and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center,University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; 2Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; 3Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, - - 2014
To examine whether enhancing standard behavior weight loss interventions (SBWP) with additional strategies at the initiation of the intervention (ADOPT) or providing the additional strategies at predetermined times over the intervention period (MAINTAIN) enhances 18 month weight loss. This was a clinical trial with participants (n=195; age= 43.2±8.6 yrs; BMI= ...
Calapkorur Bekir B Department of Cardiology, Kayseri Education and Research Hospital, Kayseri, - - 2014
Objective: In this study, we aimed to investigate atrial electromechanical delay (EMD) in patients with psoriasis. Subjects and Methods: A total of 43 patients with psoriasis (26 mild-moderate, 17 severe) and 17 healthy control subjects were enrolled. Patients with psoriasis were divided into two groups: the mild-moderate group and the ...
Nagashima Koichi K Arrhythmia Unit, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, - - 2014
-Catheter ablation for ventricular tachycardia (VT) from structural heart disease has a significant risk of recurrence, but the optimal duration for in hospital monitoring is not defined. This study assesses the timing, correlates, and prognostic significance of early VT recurrence after ablation. -Of 370 patients (313 male; age 63.0±13.2 years) ...
Franchi Francesco F University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, 655 West 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32209, - - 2014
Thromboelastography (TEG) measures the effects of antithrombotic agents by assessing global functional clotting status by evaluating the viscoelastic properties of in vitro clot formation. Recently, rapid TEG (r-TEG), which uses tissue factor in addition to standard kaolin to accelerate activation of the clotting cascade, has been proposed to obtain more ...
Ay Yasin Y Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, - - 2014
To evaluate the medium-term results of plication of posterior leaflet segment 2 in addition to ring annuloplasty in patients with functional ischemic mitral regurgitation. The study included 136 patients who underwent mitral valve repair with plication of posterior leaflet segment 2 for ischemic mitral regurgitation between 2004 and 2012. The ...
Ollivier M M IML Hôpital Sainte Marguerite, 270 Bd de Sainte Marguerite, 13009 Marseille, - - 2014
There is little in the literature on the level of participation in sports which patients undertake after total hip replacement (THR). Our aims in this study were to determine first, the level of sporting activity, second, the predictive factors for returning to sporting activity, and third, the correlation between participation ...
Bouziane Amal A 0000-0002-6723-5467 Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Biostatistical, Clinical, and Epidemiological Research Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Mohammed V Souissi University, Rabat, - - 2014
Aggressive periodontitis, especially in its severe form, was traditionally considered to have an unfavourable prognosis. It required a complex treatment and its stabilization was often achieved by surgical therapy. The aim of this study was to investigate the results of nonsurgical periodontal treatment in severe generalized forms of aggressive periodontitis. ...
Galindo-Zamora Vladimir V Small Animal Hospital, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany; Small Animal Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, National University of Colombia, Bogotá, - - 2014
To (1) evaluate thoracic limb loads and symmetry, and elbow function and morphology, before and after arthroscopic treatment of unilateral medial coronoid process disease (MCPD), and (2) determine if functional variables correlate with morphologic findings. Prospective case series. Dogs (n = 14) with thoracic limb lameness. Dogs were included when unilateral MCPD ...
Fowler J J University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, - - 2014
Once-daily brimonidine tartrate (BT) 0.5% gel was shown to provide significantly greater efficacy vs. vehicle for the treatment of facial erythema in patients with rosacea. To demonstrate that patient satisfaction with overall appearance is correlated with reduction in facial erythema, as measured by clinician and patient assessments. Data from two ...
Ye Ting T Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, - - 2014
Stenosis of the frontal neo-ostium after Draf III procedure has been associated with inflammatory risk factors. However, the degree to which neo-osteogenesis contributes to postsurgical stenosis of the frontal neo-ostium is unclear. Twenty-five patients with chronic frontal sinusitis who underwent Draf III procedure and had been followed for at least ...
Chowdhry Madhav M Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, - - 2014
We aimed to determine the prevalence and predictors for being an outlier after navigated TKA and asked whether navigated TKAs with perfect coronal alignment have better functional outcomes than those without it. Alignment was measured in 124 patients (191 knees) with navigated TKAs who were available for 1year functional outcome ...
Sheikh Shahid I SI Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA; Section of Pulmonary Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Ivacaftor corrects the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gating defect associated with G551D mutation and is quickly becoming an important treatment in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) due to this genetic mutation. A single-center study was performed in CF patients receiving ivacaftor to evaluate the usefulness of high resolution ...
Cirbian Jesús J Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, PasseigValld'Hebron 119-129, E-08035, Barcelona, - - 2014
Objectives To assess the incidence and timing of hypotension after carotid artery stenting (CAS) and its correlation with postoperative complications. Background CAS-associated postoperative hypotension has been linked to surgical morbidity and mortality, especially to stroke and cardiac complications. Methods Ninety-seven consecutive patients undergoing transcervical CAS were monitored for at least ...
Jacquet-Lagrèze Matthias - - 2014
We evaluate an innovating device consisting of an enteral feeding tube equipped of a photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor in contact with the duodenal mucosa. This study aims to determine if the PPG signal composed of a continuous (PDC) and a pulsatile part (PAC) is a reliable method to assess gut perfusion ...
Norton Adam A AA University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, UIHC, 01029 JPP, Iowa City, IA, 52242, - - 2014
Many patients undergoing TKA have both knee and ankle pathology, and it seems likely that some compensatory changes occur at each joint in response to deformity at the other. However, it is not fully understood how the foot and ankle compensate for a given varus or valgus deformity of the ...
Lee Doh Young DY Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam-Si, - - 2014
Thyroid function, as assessed by thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels, was evaluated in patients after thyroid lobectomy. These assessments were analyzed against perioperative measurements to determine if any of these preoperative values were predictive of postoperative hypothyroidism and the need for postoperative levothyroxine treatment. In a retrospective study, data from 276 ...
Niethammer Thomas R TR Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital of Munich, Grosshadern Campus, Munich, - - 2014
Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) using tissue-engineered cartilage is a successful therapy for full-thickness cartilage lesions in the knee joint. However, in vivo graft maturation is still unclear. The aim of this prospective study was to analyze graft maturation after ACI in the knee using objective T2 mapping in correlation with ...
Yamashita Toshifumi T *Department of Ophthalmology, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan; †Department of Ophthalmology, Kyushu University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan; ‡Department of Ophthalmology, Beppu Medical Center, Oita, Japan; and §Retinal Consultants of Arizona and Spectra Eye Institute, Phoenix, - - 2014
To evaluate the individualized, optical coherence tomography-guided facedown posturing after macular hole (MH) surgery in minimizing the burden and maximizing outcome. A retrospective comparative study. One hundred and seven consecutive eyes with an MH (<500 μm) received vitrectomy and gas tamponade. After surgery, optical coherence tomography examination was performed from ...
Francisconi Manoela Fávaro MF Graduate student, Department of Orthodontics, Bauru Dental School, University of São Paulo, Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
In this study, we aimed to compare the relapse of maxillary and mandibular anterior crowding, overjet, and overbite 5 years after treatment in subjects with Class I and Class II malocclusions treated with and without extractions, and also to evaluate the correlations among these factors. The sample comprised 84 subjects ...
Lee Tae-Yeon TY From the Departments of *Orthodontics, †General Dentistry, and ‡Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, School of Dentistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, South - - 2014
This study was to investigate the correlation between changes of the soft and hard tissues three-dimensionally in class III orthognathic patients using cone-beam computed tomography. Cone-beam computed tomography images were obtained within 2 weeks before surgery and at 6 months after surgery in 18 adult class III patients who underwent ...
Arangalage Dimitri D Department of Cardiology, Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Bichat Hospital, Paris, - - 2014
The Logistic European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation (EuroSCORE) and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) score are routinely used to identify patients at high surgical risk as potential candidates for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). To compare the new EuroSCORE II with the Logistic EuroSCORE and the STS ...
Hui L L Cervical Disease Center, Xuzhou Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital, Xuzhou Medical College, Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. - - 2014
To explore the potential correlation between three-dimensional color power Doppler ultrasound (3D-CPA) parameters and high-grade cervical lesions and early cervical cancer microvessel density (MVD) and investigate the role of transvaginal three-dimensional power Doppler ultrasonography in the detection of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Totally 90 subjects were randomly divided into three groups: ...
Zhou Feifei F Department of Orthopedics, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing 100191, - - 2014
Open-door laminoplasty is widely used in the treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). This study aimed to investigate the profiles of and correlation between objective and subjective short-term outcome assessments after open-door laminoplasty for CSM. We retrospectively analyzed surgical outcomes in 129 consecutive CSM patients who underwent open-door laminoplasty in ...
Kececi Yavuz Y 1 Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Izmir Education and Research Hospital, Izmir, - - 2014
Abstract Macromastia causes several health problems, and reduction surgery alleviates them successfully. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether reduction mammaplasty improves possible impairments on pulmonary functions related to macromastia. Thirty-one patients participated in the study. Pulmonary function tests were performed before and 3 months after surgery with ...
Frei D D Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, CO, - - 2014
Thin-section (≤2.5 mm) NCCT is a dependable method for measurement of clot length in documented anterior circulation occlusions. A majority of clots in the proximal anterior circulation are ≥8 mm, which have low probability of revascularization with IV rtPA alone. Nevertheless, past studies have had sampling restrictions, and correlations of ...
Cho Jae-Hwan JH Department of International Radiological Science, Hallym University of Graduate Studies, Republic of - - 2014
[Purpose] This study assessed the advantages and shortcomings of methods for hemostasis in patients who had received angiography after femoral arterial puncture using manual, compression device, or a combination of manual compression and a compression device. In addition, the success rates, complications, etc, were analyzed. [Subjects and Methods] One hundred ...
Tripathi Arvind A Dean, Postgraduate Studies and Research, Saraswati Dental College and Hospital, Lucknow, - - 2014
This report describes the efficacy of a guiding flange appliance in correcting mandibular deviation in the hemi-mandibulectomy patient and correlates the time elapsed between surgery and placement of the appliance and the extent of initial mandibular deviation to the success rate of a guiding flange appliance in correcting the deviation. ...
Leikola Junnu J Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Center, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland, - - 2014
This study aims to compare pre- and postoperative cephalic indexes (CI) with corresponding segmented intracranial volumes (SIV) obtained from volumetric CT in scaphocephalic patients. Twenty-four patients (17 boys) who had undergone cranial vault remodeling due to scaphocephaly were compared from 3D-CT imaging datasets. The mean age of the patients at ...
Metsna Vahur V University of Tartu , - - 2014
Background - Attempts to relate patellar cartilage involvement to anterior knee pain (AKP) have yielded conflicting results. We determined whether the condition of the cartilage of the patella at the time of knee replacement, as assessed by the OARSI score, correlates with postsurgical AKP. Patients and methods - We prospectively ...
Adamova B B Department of Neurology, University Hospital and Masaryk University Brno, Jihlavska 20, 62500, Brno, Czech Republic, - - 2014
The aim of this prospective observational cohort study was to evaluate long-term outcomes in patients with mild-to-moderate lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) and to analyse the predictors of clinical outcomes. A group of 53 patients were re-examined after a median period of 139 months. Evaluations were made of subjective clinical outcome, objective ...
Kanawade Vaibhav V Orthopedic Department, Keck Medical Center of USC, 1520 San Pablo Street, Suite 2000, Los Angeles, CA 90033. E-mail address for L.D. Dorr: - - 2014
The angles of the acetabular component of a total hip replacement change with body postural changes, and this change can affect stability and wear. We sought to correlate the intraoperative angles of inclination and anteversion of the cup with the changes in these angles when patients moved from standing to ...
Yirmibe O Lu Erkal Eda - - 2014
Backgorund: The aim of this study was to evaluate dysphagia in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) undergoing three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy using objective and subjective tools simultaneously and to associate the clinical correlates of dysphagia with dosimetric parameters. Twenty patients were included in the study. The primary tumor ...
Seidel A C AC Angiology and Vascular Surgery at Medicine Course of the State University of Maringá, Vascular Sonographer by Brazilian Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery / Brazilian College of Radiology (BSAVS / BCR) - - - 2014
It is estimated that between 5 to 20% of the adult population in developed countries is affected by chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), thus being the most frequent vascular disorder. Recent studies show that, in most CVI patients, their junctions are competent and the correlated superficial reflux is present along the ...
Crepaldi Carlo C Department of Nephrology, Ospedale S. Bortolo, Vicenza, - - 2014
Background: Achievement of euvolemia is a fundamental challenge in the peritoneal dialysis (PD) population. Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is one of the best techniques for routine assessment of hydration status (HS) in PD, but in recent years, the role of brain natriuretic peptides (BNP) in the assessment of volume status has ...
Moisseiev Elad E Department of Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv - - - 2014
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with subretinal injection of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) for the treatment of large submacular hemorrhage (SMH) secondary to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and identify parameters correlated with the visual prognosis. Thirty-one eyes that underwent PPV with subretinal tPA injection ...
Boissière Louis L Spine Unit 1, Orthopedic Surgery Department, Bordeaux University Hospital, Place Amélie Raba-Léon, 33076, Bordeaux, France, - - 2014
Lumbo-pelvic indexes appeared recently in the literature taking advantage from the relationship between pelvic incidence (PI) and lumbar lordosis (LL). Schwab proposed to subtract LL from PI (PI-LL) as Boissière proposed the lumbar lordosis index (LLI), which is the ratio between LL and PI (LL/PI). Both indexes have been described ...
Bruni Danilo D Biomechanics and Technological Innovation Laboratory, Codivilla-Putti Research Center, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna University, Via Di Barbiano 1-10, 40136, Bologna, Italy, - - 2014
The main purpose of the present study was to determine long-term implant fixation of 15 unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKAs) with an all-poly tibial component using Roentgen stereophotogrammetric analysis (RSA) at a mean 10-year follow-up. The secondary purpose was to investigate whether the progressive loss of implant's fixation correlates with a ...
Gungor Gurcan G Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey, - - 2014
Otoacoustic emissions (OAEs) are non-invasive, easy to apply and objective test methods which are widely used to determine the presence of hearing in audiology clinics. Under certain circumstances, the study should be applied under general anesthesia. The aim of this study was to determine the influence of new short-acting inhalation ...
Lee D Y DY Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
There have been limited studies of subjective tongue function over long-term follow-up in spite of swallowing and articulation disorders are common complications of glossectomy. To assess long-term subjective swallowing and articulation function after partial glossectomy. A total of 63 patients with the mobile tongue cancer who underwent partial glossectomy without ...
Jeon Hyeong-Min HM From the *School of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Seoul; †Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Dental Research Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul; and ‡Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Dental Research Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul, South - - 2014
The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the changes in the upper lip (UL) by posterior impaction and setback (PI-SB) of the maxilla. The samples consisted of 29 skeletal Class III patients (10 men and 19 women) who received bimaxillary surgery including PI-SB of the maxilla after Le ...
Sartori Michelangelo M Department of Angiology and Blood Coagulation, S. Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital, 40138 Bologna, - - 2014
Post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) is the most common complication of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), but few data are available on the risk factors for PTS. To assess whether the time-course of D-dimer, FVIII, and thrombotic burden are related to PTS development. Patients (n=59) with proximal DVT of the lower limbs (age ...
Ebert Jay R JR School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia - - 2014
Matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI) is an established technique for the repair of knee chondral defects, although the correlation between clinical and radiological outcomes after surgery is poorly understood. To determine the correlation between clinical and radiological outcomes throughout the postoperative timeline to 5 years after MACI. Cohort study (diagnosis); ...
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