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Peinado A B AB Departamento de Salud y Rendimiento Humano, Facultad de Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte (INEF), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, - - 2014
During postexercise recovery, heart rate (HR) initially falls rapidly, followed by a period of slower decrease, until resting values are reached. The aim of the present work was to examine the differences in the recovery heart rate (RHR) between athletes engaged in static and dynamic sports. The study subjects were ...
Kaynar Mehmet M Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey, - - 2014
An increased pretreatment neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is associated with poor prognosis in colorectal, gastric, and ovarian cancer; malignant mesothelioma; and renal cell carcinoma. The present study aims to define the predictive value of preoperative peripheral blood count NLR in non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) and muscle-invasive disease (MIBC) patients. There were ...
Praženica Pavol P Department of Otolaryngology, Third Medical Faculty of the Charles University, Military University Hospital, Prague, The Czech Republic; Department of Otolaryngology, Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate preoperative features, surgical details, and postoperative findings related to the identification of parathyroid glands and to establish the relationship between identification of parathyroid glands and postoperative hypocalcemia. Seven hundred eighty-eight total thyroidectomies performed between January 2002 and April 2012 by a single ...
Yalniz-Akkaya Z Z Ankara training and research hospital, department of ophthalmology, Sukriye Mah, Ulucanlar Cad, No. 89, Altindag, Ankara, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of our study is to investigate the effect of subconjunctival amniotic membrane free graft on subconjunctival fibrovascular reaction. Twelve healthy male white New Zealand rabbits were used for the study. The rabbits were divided randomly into two groups: Study Group (n=6) and Control Group (n=6). In the Study ...
Elbaz Jonathan J From the *Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Roger Salengro Hospital, †Department of Pathology, and ‡Department of Nuclear Medicine, Roger Salengro Hospital, University Medical Center, Lille, - - 2014
The objectives of this study were to compare demographic, clinical, radiographic, scintigraphic, and histologic differences between the 2 main types of condylar hyperplasia (CH) and to suggest a new therapeutic management based on such findings. This was a retrospective study based on 28 patients who presented either vertical (group 1) ...
Varma Niraj N Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195. Electronic address: - - 2014
QRS morphology and duration (QRSd) determine CRT candidate selection but criteria require refinement. Assess CRT effect according to QRSd, treated by dichotomization vs a continuous function, and modulation by gender. Patients selected were NYHA Class III/IV with LBBB and non-ischemic cardiomyopathy (to test "pure" CRT effect) with pre- and post-implant ...
Jamil Ahmad Zeeshan AZ Department of Ophthalmology, Rashid Latif Medical College, Ferozpur Road, - - 2014
Objective: To evaluate the effect of intracameral dexamethasone on corneal endothelium. Study Design: Quasi experimental study. Place and Duration of Study: Layton Rehmatulla Benevolent Trust Eye Hospital, Lahore, from May 2011 to January 2012. Methodology: Study subjects were adults of either gender with senile cataract who underwent phacoemulsification. They were ...
Daniel Rollin K RK Dr Daniel is a Clinical Professor and Dr Kosins is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Orange, - - 2014
Background:Rhinoplasty surgeons routinely excise or incise the lateral crura despite nostril rim retraction, bossa, and collapse. Given recent emphasis on preserving the lateral crura, a review of the lateral crura's anatomy is warranted.Objectives:The authors quantify specific anatomical aspects of the lateral crura in cadavers and clinical patients.Methods:This was a 2-part ...
Ciconte Giuseppe G Heart Rhythm Management Centre, UZ Brussel-VUB, Brussels, - - 2014
Longer observational time and adenosine challenge have proven to be able to detect pulmonary vein (PV) reconnections. The aim of this study was to assess incidence of spontaneous and adenosine-induced PV reconnection after ablation with second-generation cryoballoon (CB-Adv). Fifty consecutive patients (76% male, mean age 60.5 ± 11.9) having undergone ...
Terzi Hatice H Department of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Cumhuriyet University , Sivas , Turkey - - 2014
Abstract Background: In this present study, we aimed to investigate the association between therapeutic outcomes and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) G-1154A and C-936T gene polymorphisms in patients with glomerulonephritis. Methods: Thirty-eight patients with glomerulonephritis diagnosed by renal biopsy were included to the study. All patients had proteinuria at least ...
Sartori Michelangelo M Department of Angiology and Blood Coagulation "Marino Golinelli", S. Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital, 40138 Bologna, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
Isolated distal deep vein thrombosis (IDDVT) is frequently found in symptomatic outpatients, but its long term outcome is still uncertain. To assess IDDVT long term outcome and the impact of IDDVT characteristics on outcome. In a prospective, single center study we enrolled symptomatic outpatients in whom IDDVT was detected by ...
Tugtepe Halil H Marmara University, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Division of Pediatric Urology, Istanbul, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
Partial/total urogenital sinus mobilization (UGSM) is one of the recommended techniques for treatment of female congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). In this study we compared the length of common channel (CC) and type of operation performed in CAH patients. We retrospectively analyzed data of patients receiving surgery for female CAH. Patients ...
Cakmak Hakan H Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, - - 2014
To investigate whether delaying the start of ovarian stimulation with GnRH antagonist improves ovarian response in poor responders. Retrospective study. Academic medical center. Thirty patients, who responded poorly and did not get pregnant with conventional estrogen priming antagonist IVF protocol. Delayed-start antagonist protocol (estrogen priming followed by early follicular-phase GnRH ...
Kajbafzadeh Abdol-Mohammad AM Pediatric Urology Research Center, Section of Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells Therapy, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, No. 62, Dr. Qarib's Street, Keshavarz Boulevard, Tehran, 1419433151, Iran, - - 2014
To introduce the role of fibrin sealant and preputial acellular matrix (PAM) as a new source of inert collagen matrix for urethral reconstruction. A ventral urethral segmental defect was created in 24 male rabbits divided into four groups. In group 1 (G1), urethrotomy was closed in layers. In group 2 ...
Assis R C L RC Federal University of Viçosa, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Parasitology, Av. P.H. Rolphs, Viçosa Campus, Zip code 36570-000, Viçosa, Minas Gerais, - - 2014
A mycelial formulation in sodium alginate pellets of the nematophagous fungus Monacrosporium thaumasium (isolate NF34A) was assessed in the biological control of beef cattle trichostrongyles in tropical Brazil. Two groups of ten male Nellore calves aged 6 months, a fungus-treated group and a control group, were fed on a pasture ...
Pinho R O RO Animal Science Department of Federal University of Viçosa (UFV), Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of different cryo-protectants (glycerol, dimethylacetamide and dimethylformamide alone or combined and added to lactose-egg yolk extender) on the viability of frozen/thawed semen from the Piau breed as assessed by in vitro testing. Frozen semen samples (n=20) were used from five ...
Soga Yoshimitsu Y Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial - - 2014
Aim: Beta-blockers are not considered to be contraindicated in patients with peripheral artery disease, and carvedilol and bisoprolol are commonly used in patients with PAD in Japan. Because there have been only a few reported comparative studies of the effects of different beta-blockers, we compared the clinical outcomes in patients ...
van Nieuwamerongen S E SE 1 Adaptation Physiology Group, Department of Animal Sciences, Wageningen University, PO Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, The - - 2014
Commercial use of group housing systems for lactating sows is limited, but the recent transition to group housing during gestation in the EU may result in a renewed interest in such systems. Therefore, this review aims to identify key factors that may contribute to the success or failure of group ...
Tsiouris Athanasios A From the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, - - 2014
Reports on sex-related outcomes in left ventricular assist device (LVAD) patients are conflicting. In addition, females have been underrepresented in most multicenter randomized controlled trials for mechanical circulatory support (MCS). The objective of our study was to analyze our experience implanting 130 continuous-flow LVADs and to determine the impact of ...
Kim M H MH Department of Surgery, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine the natural history of arteriovenous (AV) access after successful kidney transplantation (KT) and to identify the risk factors of spontaneous access closure in kidney transplant recipients. We performed a retrospective review of 115 patients who underwent KT with functioning access from June ...
Xi Ren Chong RC Department of Urology, Cangzhou Clinical College of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine of Hebei Medical University, Cangzhou, - - 2014
We analyze the outcome of circumcisions performed with 8-figure non-absorbable suture (8FNS) and assess the feasibility of using the technique in male circumcision. We randomly divided 317 patients who would undergo circumcision between February 2009 and January 2012 into 2 groups. Each group was subdivided into children (age range: 7 ...
Fanos Vassilios V Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Puericulture Institute and Neonatal Section, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this article is to study one of the most significant causes of neonatal morbidity and mortality: neonatal sepsis. This pathology is due to a bacterial or fungal infection acquired during the perinatal period. Neonatal sepsis has been categorized into two groups: early onset if it occurs within ...
Lee Min Jeong MJ Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, - - 2014
Hypopituitarism is associated with osteoporosis and osteopenia especially when hypogonadotropic hypogonadism is present. Despite hypopituitarism being an important cause of secondary osteoporosis, osteoporosis in patients receiving surgery for pituitary tumors in Korea has not been studied. In this study, we evaluated the effects of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) on bone ...
Gilani A-M AM a Animal Welfare and Behaviour Group, School of Veterinary Sciences , University of Bristol , Langford , BS40 5DU , - - 2014
Abstract 1. A study was conducted to investigate the effect of environment on ranging in 33 flocks reared with (16) or without (17) range access. Ranging was observed at 8, 16 and 35 weeks. Information on house lay-out, weather conditions and range characteristics was used to create models predicting the ...
Erken H Yener HY 1Anadolu Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kocaeli, Turkey 2Suleyman Demirel University School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Isparta Turkey. 3Bosphorus Spine Center, Istanbul, - - 2014
Study Design. Randomized, double-blinded, animal model.Objective. The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of Pentoxifylline (PTX) on spinal fusion in a rabbit model.Summary of Background Data. Previous studies assert that PTX increases new bone formation. Since PTX seems to have these profound effects on bone metabolism, it ...
Taşkıran Çömez Arzu A Department of Ophthalmology, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, School of Medicine, 17020, Çanakkale, - - 2014
To compare the success, complication, and patient discomfort rates of transcanalicular diode laser dacryocystorhinostomy (TCDL-DCR) and external dacryocystorhinostomy (EX-DCR) surgeries performed in patients with primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Eighty consecutive patients were included in the study, and groups were assigned according to DCR technique. Thirty-four (42.5%) patients received TCDL-DCR ...
Decaluwé R R Department of Nutrition, Genetics and Ethology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent university, Merelbeke, - - 2014
Farrowing induction in sows is frequently applied and different protocols were described. Most studies induce farrowing between day 111 and 113 of gestation, but hardly any later during gestation. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of different induction protocols when applied on d114 of gestation. We ...
Lacerda-Santos Rogério R Department of Orthodontics and Clinic, Federal University of Campina Grande, Paraíba, Brazil, Av. dos Universitários, s/n, Rodovia Patos/Teixeira, Km1, Santa Cecília, CEP, - - 2014
This study focused on test the null hypothesis that there is no difference between the degree of conversion and biocompatibility of different resin reinforced glass ionomer cements (RRGICs). Forty-eight male Wistar rats were used, distributed into four groups (n = 12), as follows: Group C (Control, polyethylene), Group FOB (Fuji Ortho Band), ...
Baillard C C EA 3409, department of anaesthesiology and critical care medicine, Avicenne university hospital, Paris-13 university, AP-HP, 125, route de Stalingrad, 93009 Bobigny, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Preoxygenation aims to obtain an expired oxygen fraction (FEO2)≥90%. Little is known about the incidence and predictors of inadequate preoxygenation in the clinical setting. Over a 12-month period, 1050 consecutive preoperative patients were prospectively included. Preoxygenation was performed for 3minutes with a facial mask using a machine circuit and 12-L/min ...
Sciarra Luigi L Cardiology Department, Policlinico Casilino, Rome, - - 2014
Catheter ablation (CA) is an established therapy for atrial fibrillation (AF). The SmartTouch catheter (STc) provides information about catheter tip to tissue contact force (CF). The Surround Flow catheter (SFc) provides a uniform cooling of the tip during ablation. We sought to analyze the impact of STc and SFc on ...
Jung Sung Hoon SH Sung Hoon Jung, Jung Hwan Oh, Hye Yeon Lee, Joon Won Jeong, Se Eun Go, Chan Ran You, Eun Jung Jeon, Sang Wook Choi, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul 130-709, South - - 2014
To evaluate the applicability of AIMS65 scores in predicting outcomes of peptic ulcer bleeding. This was a retrospective study in a single center between January 2006 and December 2011. We enrolled 522 patients with upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage who visited the emergency room. High-risk patients were regarded as those who had ...
Lu Wen-Hong - - 2014
Because of unavoidable complications of vasectomy, this study was undertaken to assess the efficacy and safety of male sterilization with a nonobstructive intravas device (IVD) implanted into the vas lumen by a mini-surgical method compared with no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV). IVDs were categorized into two types: IVD-B has a tail used ...
Zhang Zhensheng Z Changhai Hospital, Urology, 168 Changhai Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai, China, 200433 ; - - 2014
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of listening to preferred music on releasing male patients' pain and anxiety during flexible cystoscopy. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 124 male patients were admitted to our hospital for flexile cystoscopy by a single urologist between Jan 2013 and Sep 2013 and randomized to ...
Trienekens M P MP Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Department of Cardiology, Nijmegen, The Netherlands2 Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Department of CardioThoracic Surgery, Nijmegen, The Netherlands - - - 2014
Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether women undergoing cardiac surgery are more likely to suffer postoperative complications and mortality than men with respect to baseline and procedural characteristics. Methods: Data of 4030 adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery between January 2007 and June 2012 were retrospectively analyzed. ...
Ng Soo Khai SK South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology, Royal Adelaide Hospital , Adelaide , South - - 2014
Abstract We present a 23-year-old female patient who developed bilateral, multifocal CSCR three months after BMT and two months after developing GvHD. At the time of diagnosis, her medications included cyclosporine and high-dose oral steroid for GvHD. CSCR resolved quickly after the resolution of GvHD, along with rapid tapering of ...
Williams Mathew M Columbia University Medical Center/ NY Presbyterian Hospital, New York, - - 2014
To examine sex-specific differences in outcomes following surgical (SAVR) or transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis. The Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves (PARTNER) trial demonstrated similar two-year survival with SAVR or TAVR in high risk patients, but sex-specific outcomes are unknown. 699 patients (300 ...
Nanashima Atsushi A Department of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
To clarify the factors associated with posthepatectomy surgical site infections (SSIs), the clinicopathological data of 526 patients who underwent hepatectomy was retrospectively examined as a retrospectively cohort study. Patient demographics, liver functions, histological findings, surgical records and post-hepatectomy morbidity were compared between non-SSI and SSI groups; the SSI group included ...
Komiya Akira A Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences for Research, University of Toyama , Toyama-shi , - - 2014
Abstract We analyzed the inter-examination differences in sperm nuclear vacuoles among male patients with infertility. We enrolled 56 male patients with infertility who underwent multiple semen analyses and high-magnification observation of the sperm head. A total of 162 ejaculates were evaluated. The average patient age was 34.5 years. Following the ...
Piljić Dilista D 1Clinic for Infectious Diseases, 2Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, 3Department of Microbiology; University Clinical Center Tuzla, Bosnia and - - 2014
Aim To determine the prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of dominant causes of urinary tract infections (UTI) in patients treated at the Clinic for Infectious Diseases, University Clinical Center Tuzla during the period January 2010 to June 2011. Methods This prospective study included 438 patients divided into three groups: hospital-treated patients ...
Zhang Yanju Y 1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, 2 Department of Rheumatology Medicine, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong 226001, - - 2014
To investigate whether the umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells (UC-MSCs) transplantation in the MRL/lpr mice has effect or not on their pneumonitis and the possible mechanisms underlying this treatment. Twenty four 18-week-old MRL/lpr female mice were divided into three groups as following: the group 2 (UC-MSCT group) have been transplanted ...
Trippel Amedeo A Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, 3010, Berne, - - 2014
Dilatation of the ascending aorta is an important sequel in conotruncal anomalies, such as tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) or d-transposition of the great arteries (TGA). We measured dimensions and their progression at different levels of the ascending aorta in 80 patients. In TOF patients, mean z-score for aortic annulus was ...
Khashan Morsi M 1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Centre, Tel-Aviv, Israel, affiliated to the Sacker Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv - - - 2014
<bold>Purpose:</bold> Hip osteoarthritis (OA) is a slowly progressive destructive disease that results in alterations in joint loads and biomechanics to which patients adapt compensatory alterations and abnormal gait patterns. This prospective cross-sectional, case-controlled study examined these alterations in gait metrics and evaluated gender differences in gait spatiotemporal parameters. Correlations between ...
Hu Wei-Feng WF Department of Urology, Wuhan Central Hospital, Wuhan, - - 2014
Objective: To establish an experimental rabbit model of urethral stricture using holmium laser under direct urethroscopic visualization. Methods: Sixteen adult male New Zealand rabbits were divided into equally-sized control and experimental groups. All rabbits underwent retrograde urethrography and transurethral endoscopy with a 7.5 F urethroscope after intramuscular anesthetic injection. We ...
Gutierrez K K Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, - - 2014
The objective was to determine the effects of reproductive tract score (RTS) on reproductive performance in beef heifers bred by timed artificial insemination followed by natural service (AI-NS) or by natural service only (NSO). Angus cross beef heifers (n = 2660) in the AI-NS group were artificially inseminated at a fixed time ...
Geng A L AL a Institute of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine; Beijing Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences , Beijing 100097 , P. R. China - - 2014
Abstract 1. The effects of photoperiod on broodiness, egg-laying and endocrine responses in native laying hens were investigated. A total of 648 18-week-old native laying hens (Beijing You Chicken, BYC) were randomly allocated to 6 groups with 3 replicates. The birds were exposed to one of 6 different photoperiods, including ...
Dogan Emine E Viransehir State Hospital , Sanliurfa , Turkey - - 2014
Abstract Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate corneal parameters obtained by Scheimpflug imaging of dermatochalasis patients both preoperatively and after blepharoplasty. Materials and Methods: Sixty eyes of 30 patients (22 female, 8 male), which were operated upon for the upper eyelid, were included in the study. Patients ...
Lai Kunbei K State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, 54 South Xianlie Road, Guangzhou, 510060, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the safety and efficacy of intravitreal injection of (99)Tc-MDP, a decay product of (99m)Tc-MDP, on the development of laser-induced choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in rhesus monkeys. Experimental CNV was induced by argon laser with a small high-energy laser spot. Monkeys were given 50 μL ...
Mohammadjafari Hamid H Department of Pediatrics, Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran, - - 2014
Antenatal hydronephrosis (AH) is commonly found on evaluation of pregnant women and 20-30 % of neonates have vesicoureteral reflux (VUR). In order to diagnose VUR, we required invasive testing and exposure of the neonate to radiation. The concentrations of a matrix metalloproteinase, MMP9, and its inhibitor TIMP1, were analyzed in hydronephrotic ...
Saeki Noboru N Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hiroshima University School of Medicine, 1-2-3, Kasumi, Minami, Hiroshima, 734-8551, Japan, - - 2014
Perioperative hemostatic management in patients with hemophilia A who develop the coagulation factor VIII (FVIII) inhibitor is challenging, because exogenous FVIII is neutralized, which boosts the inhibitor to provoke postoperative coagulopathy. Recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa) has become available for this type of patient, although FVIII is sometimes required. We ...
Sofocleous Constantinos T CT Section of Interventional Radiology and Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave., Suite H 118, New York, NY 10065. Electronic address: - - 2014
To identify factors affecting periprocedural morbidity and mortality and long-term survival following hepatic artery embolization (HAE) of hepatic neuroendocrine tumor (NET) metastases. This single-center, institutional review board-approved retrospective review included 320 consecutive HAEs for NET metastases performed in 137 patients between September 1996 and September 2007. Forty-seven HAEs (15%) were ...
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