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Burke J M - - 2011
Alternatives to chemical dewormers are needed to counter anthelmintic resistance and improve worm control in organic management systems. The objective was to examine the effectiveness of grazing sericea lespedeza (SL) compared with grass pastures for control of gastrointestinal nematodes (GIN) in lambs. In Experiment 1, Katahdin lambs grazed bermudagrass (BG; ...
Aydogdu Ozgu - - 2011
PURPOSE: Near infrared spectroscopy measures tissue oxygenation even when there is complete cessation of blood flow. We evaluated near infrared spectroscopy to diagnose testicular torsion and blindly compared its accuracy with that of Doppler ultrasound. We also compared it by immunohistochemical evaluation of hypoxia and cell viability. MATERIAL AND METHODS: ...
Hendlin Kari - - 2011
Abstract Introduction: To evaluate forces exerted on a stone with different ureteroscopic irrigation systems. Methods: A 3 mm steel simulated stone was welded to a 3F stone basket and inserted into the working channel of a 4.5F Wolf semirigid ureteroscope. The basket shaft was attached to a 50 g load cell. The ...
Valsky Dan V - - 2011
Objective: To compare the outcomes of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) cases treated with fetoscopic laser coagulation of vascular anastomoses before 25 + 6 weeks of gestation and between 26 and 28 weeks of gestation. Material and Methods: 28 consecutive cases of TTTS at Quintero stages II-IV treated with laser therapy ...
Stalberg Katharina - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: Second-trimester anhydramnios is incompatible with survival unless amniotic fluid volume is restored. We describe the long-term outcome of a child with documented anhydramnios at 17 weeks. CASE REPORT: A 28-year-old gravida II had anhydramnios at 17 weeks. At 19 weeks, the bladder measured 12 cm, and karyotype was XY. At ...
Fik Christoph P - - 2011
Polyoxazolines with a biocidal quarternary ammonium end-group are potent biocides. Interestingly, the antimicrobial activity of the whole macromolecule is controlled by the nature of the group at the distal end. These non-reactive groups are usually introduced via the initiator. Here, we present a study with a series of polymethyloxazolines with ...
Dantas Antônio Flávio M - - 2011
To determine the teratogenic effect of Mimosa tenuiflora, the green fresh plant was administered ad libitum to 12 goats (Group 1) from day 1 to day 30 of gestation. Upon ultrasonographic examination, on day 30, not one of these goats was pregnant, demonstrating that M. tenuiflora causes embryonic death. Six goats (Group 2) ingested M. ...
Tabri Nassim - - 2011
In this extension of the social identity model of collective action (SIMCA; Van Zomeren, Postmes, & Spears, 2008), group expectancies are an intervening construct for the impact of group identification, perceived group inefficacy, and perceived group injustice on normative collective action. In addition to the SIMCA path from greater group ...
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Gomez-Lara Josep J Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the - - 2011
This study sought to compare the neointimal response of metallic everolimus drug-eluting stents (DES) and polymeric everolimus bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVS) by optical coherence tomography at 1 year. DES decrease the risk of restenosis by reducing the neointimal response. However, DES may impair strut coverage, and this has been associated ...
Joseph Anne M AM Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55414, USA. - - 2011
Tobacco dependence disorder is a chronic relapsing condition, yet treatment is delivered in discrete episodes of care that yield disappointing long-term quit rates. We conducted a randomized controlled trial from June 1, 2004, through May 31, 2009, to compare telephone-based chronic disease management (1 year; longitudinal care [LC]) with evidence-based ...
Varcoe R L - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to create an ovine arteriovenous fistula (AVF) model which would closely replicate a human forearm fistula and use this to quantify the degree of intimal hyperplasia in those created with the U-Clip compared to a conventional sutured anastomosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty AVFs ...
Bono Roberto - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: Aim of this study was to investigate the relationships between the concentration of formaldehyde in air and the alkylation of hemoglobin to form a terminal N-methylenvaline residue in three occupationally exposed groups: a) technicians of pathology wards, b) workers of the plastic laminates industry, and c) a control group. ...
Córdova Henry - - 2011
AIM: The aim of this study was to evaluate the restoration of gastrointestinal motility after NOTES using capsule endoscopy (CE). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty adult Yorkshire pigs were randomly assigned to four groups: transgastric NOTES (gNOTES), transrectal NOTES (rNOTES), transvaginal NOTES (vNOTES), and laparoscopy (LAP). At the end of a ...
Shen Shu-Zhong - - 2011
The end-Permian mass extinction was the most severe biodiversity crisis in earth history. To better constrain the timing, and ultimately the causes of this event, we collected a suite of geochronologic, isotopic, and biostratigraphic data on several well-preserved sedimentary sections in South China. High-precision U-Pb dating reveals that the extinction ...
Trierweiler Jaqueline - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the mechanical allodynia in animals after immobilization and chiropractic manipulation using the Activator instrument (Activator Methods International, Phoenix, Ariz) through the Von Frey test in an animal model that had its hind limb immobilized as a form to induce mechanical allodynia. Eighteen ...
Cingi Cemal - - 2011
Rhinosinusitis is a common disorder and its treatment includes a variety of topical and systemic drugs. This study was designed to determine the histopathological effect of thymoquinone on experimentally induced rhinosinusitis in rats. Sixty rats were randomly allocated into 3 test and 2 control groups, each of which consisted of ...
Montoya R Matthew - - 2011
Two studies explored the influence of group identification and the functional relations between groups on outgroup liking. In a laboratory study, Study 1 (N = 112) found that outgroup liking was highest when group identification was high and relations between groups were cooperative, but outgroup liking was lowest when group ...
Nigro Carlos E N - - 2011
Acoustic rhinometry is more accurate in the anterior portion of the nasal cavities, from the nostril to the nasal valve (NV), the most important site of nasal obstruction. Literature presents different opinions regarding the anatomical correlation of the two notches at the beginning of the rhinogram curve in normal adult ...
Michels R - - 2011
This study compared the efficacy of metoprolol and nebivolol in reducing the frequency of in-stent restenosis (ISR) after a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). ISR results from excessive neointimal proliferation. Nebivolol inhibits proliferation of human coronary endothelial and smooth muscle cells in vitro. Its efficacy has not been studied in clinical ...
Ali Mahmood M Department of Ophthalmology, Pakistan Institute of Ophthalmology, Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi. - - 2011
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of ocular digital massage (ODM) in the management of underfiltering blebs after trabeculectomy. Quasi experimental study. Glaucoma Clinic of Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi, from January 2007 to November 2008. ODM was performed 3-4 times daily in 20 eyes having intraocular pressure (IOP) above ...
Balasubramanian Karthik - - 2011
Aim:  To compare the incidence of hyponatremia in full-term neonates with severe hyperbilirubinemia, receiving intravenous fluid supplementation with 0.2% saline in 5% dextrose versus 0.9% saline in 5% dextrose, to prevent blood exchange transfusion. Methods:  In this double blind randomized controlled trial, full-term appropriate for gestational age newborns (≥37 weeks) ...
Mathews Mary S - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the remineralisation of eroded enamel by NaF rinses in an intra-oral model. METHODS: Serving as their own control, subjects (N=80) participated in a randomised, four-leg (20 subjects/leg), 28-day, parallel design study. In each leg, each participant wore a customised orthodontic ...
Seo Shogo - - 2011
AIM: To determine if follow-up by consultant pediatric surgeons (CPS) affects morbidity due to incarceration (INC) in children with indirect inguinal hernia (IH). METHODS: We educate parents so they can identify possible INC and advise them to attend our emergency department anytime for immediate review by on-call CPS. RESULTS: We ...
Elsedeek Mervat S E - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of a copper-containing intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) and the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (IUS) on puerperal and menstrual bleeding when fitted intraoperatively during scheduled elective cesarean. METHODS: Participants were allocated to 3 groups: cesarean with no device inserted; IUCD inserted during cesarean; and IUS inserted during ...
Nasr Ayman O - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The contribution of gastric acid to the toxicity of alkaline duodenal refluxate on the esophageal mucosa is unclear. This study compared the effect of duodenal refluxate when acid was present, decreased by proton pump inhibitors (PPI), or absent. METHODS: We randomized 136 Sprague-Dawley rats into 4 groups: group 1 ...
Gözen Ali Serdar - - 2011
Abstract Purpose: The objective of this randomized in-vitro study was to compare the suturation time, integrity, and quality of the bladder closure in fresh cadaver pig bladders performed with barbed polyglyconate sutures vs polyglactin 910 sutures in running and interrupted fashion. Materials and Methods: Forty-eight pig bladders, each weighing from ...
Basso Michael F M - - 2011
Gerodontology 2011; 00; doi:10.1111/j.1741-2358.2011.00567.x Evaluation of the occlusion vertical dimension of complete dentures after microwave disinfection Objectives:  An increase in occlusal vertical dimension (OVD) after microwave disinfection may result in the need for adjustments in the complete dentures. This in vitro study evaluated the increase in OVD of maxillary complete ...
Ebert Ellen S - - 2011
A one-year angler intercept survey was conducted on Choccolocco Creek, a rural, limited access tributary to the Coosa River in northeastern Alabama. The purpose of the survey was to collect data and information about the behaviors and fish consumption habits of the recreational anglers who fish there. Nine survey locations ...
Richter Randy R - - 2011
BackgroundEvidence-based practice (EBP) is an important paradigm in health care. Physical therapists report lack of knowledge and time constraints as barriers to EBP.ObjectiveThe purpose of this technical report is to illustrate how Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), a controlled vocabulary thesaurus of indexing terms, is used to efficiently search MEDLINE, the ...
Bonner Bryan L - - 2011
Group success is dependent on both the knowledge of group members and the extent to which the group can access this knowledge. This research focuses on promoting effective knowledge transfer in group members by facilitating their use of extant knowledge when solving novel problems and examines how this affects subsequent ...
Buccicardi Duccio - - 2011
The aim of our prospective study was to compare patient tolerance of laxative free fecal tagging regimen (LFT) versus traditional cathartic cleansing (TC). 264 patients, at average risk for development of colorectal cancer (105 men and 159 women; mean age 62 years ± 5 SD), underwent 32 rows CT colonography. Patients were ...
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The ISFA wishes to acknowledge the following 2011 Corporate Sponsors.
Campos-Soldini Mp - - 2011
Epicauta includes two subgenera, and within the nominotypical subgenus several species groups. Analyzing species of southern South America, a set of species of Epicauta has the particularity to present two distinctive characters which separates this group from the other species groups of American Epicauta: color pattern of pubescence in elytra ...
Frade Marco Andrey Cipriani - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The natural biomembrane of latex extracted from Hevea brasiliensis has been used as a dressing for skin ulcers. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate how safe the natural biomembrane is in relation to hypersensitivity to latex when used as a dressing. METHODS: We selected patients with skin ulcers, forming the following groups: ...
Durrani Naveed-Ur-Rehman - - 2011
A term baby with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) underwent surgical repair on the second day of life. Postoperatively; the oxygenation index increased to 85 despite high pressure ventilation with HFOV (high frequency oscillator ventilation) and inhaled nitric oxide therapy. Oxygenation index above 70 carries a mortality rate of 94% and ...
da Rocha Carlos Alberto Machado - - 2011
The frequencies of micronuclei (MN) and morphological nuclear abnormalities (NA) in erythrocytes in the peripheral blood of tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum), treated with 2 mg.L(-1) methylmercury (MeHg), were analyzed. Two groups (nine specimens in each) were exposed to MeHg for different periods (group A - 24 h; group B - 120 ...
Park Jae-Yong - - 2011
The premise of this study was that after the correction of hallux-metatarsophalangeal pronation, the intraoperative interphalangeal angle (HIA) increases significantly, and that an additional Akin osteotomy (AO) is often needed. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate whether HIAs in hallux valgus (HV) feet were underestimated, and to ...
Roach J P - - 2011
The effects of barotrauma on the short-term mortality and physical condition of Australian bass Macquaria novemaculeata were investigated after being: (1) conventionally angled and released during two tournaments in deep impoundments and (2) released untreated or subjected to venting or recompression during a manipulative experiment. All fish were released into ...
Kivlighan Dennis M - - 2011
The group's absence norm, a construct from the applied psychology literature, was used to examine session absences in personal growth groups. Rather than examining the absence norm statically, we modeled it dynamically as a time-varying covariate (Tasca et al., 2010). We also examined moderation by modeling the interaction of the ...
Liu H W - - 2011
The study was conducted to evaluate the effects of different lairage time after 8 h road transport on some blood indicators of welfare and meat quality traits in sheep. A total of 84 Ujimqin male sheep (average body weight 27.5 kg, 6 months old) were randomly allotted to one of seven groups: one ...
Teo Terence K B - - 2011
PURPOSE: To evaluate inferior vena cava (IVC) venograms (ie, cavograms) before filter retrieval to determine the incidence and volume of filter thrombus relative to filter dwell time and evaluate subsequent changes in thrombus volume with additional anticoagulation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: IVC filter retrieval attempts between December 2002 and June 2010 ...
Muikku Maarit - - 2011
A study to determine activity concentrations of (210)Pb and (210)Po in the urine of certain Finnish population groups was conducted, to investigate the variation in natural background level of urinary excretion. The study participants were divided into three groups mainly based on their diet. The first group comprised recreational fishermen ...
Billinger Michael M Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Bern, - - 2011
To test the effect of patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure on neurological events in divers. Prospective, non-randomised, longitudinal three-arm study. Tertiary referral centre. 104 scuba divers with a history of major decompression illness (DCI). Transcutaneous PFO closure. Baseline and three follow-up examinations with a questionnaire about health status and diving ...
Racicot Manon - - 2011
Biosecurity compliance is generally poor in all types of animal production systems around the world. Therefore, it is essential to define strategies to improve the implementation of biosecurity measures. This study evaluated the value of audits and visible cameras on compliance with biosecurity measures required when entering and exiting poultry ...
Rosenberg Robert D RD Department of Radiology, University of New Mexico-HSC, 1 University of New Mexico, HSC 10 5530, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, USA. - - 2011
To describe the timeliness of follow-up care in community-based settings among women who receive a recommendation for immediate follow-up during the screening mammography process and how follow-up timeliness varies according to facility and facility-level characteristics. This was an institutional review board-approved and HIPAA-compliant study. Screening mammograms obtained from 1996 to ...
Jasinskaja-Lahti Inga - - 2011
This 1-year follow-up study investigated the direct and indirect effects of past, anticipated, and actual experiences of inter-group interactions on the development of national identity and attitudes towards the national majority among ethnic re-migrants (N= 141) from Russia to Finland. According to the results, the quality of past inter-group contact ...
Stabile Giuseppe - - 2011
AimsCatheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) focuses on pulmonary vein (PV) ablation with or without additional atrial substrate modification. These procedures require significant fluoroscopy exposure. A new 3D non-fluoroscopic navigation system (CARTO(®) 3 System, Biosense Webster, CA, USA) that allows precise location visualization of diagnostic and ablation catheters was evaluated ...
Kim Y H - - 2011
Sevoflurane is associated with a high incidence of emergence agitation in children. Midazolam and propofol have been examined with the aim of reducing emergence agitation after sevoflurane anaesthesia. However the effect of both drugs on emergence agitation is still controversial. Therefore we designed this study to measure the effect of ...
Collatusso Claudinei - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: The objective was to analyze the decellularization process with SDS in glutaraldehyde-preserved bovine pericardium as an anticalcification method in a circulatory sheep model. METHODS: The valved tubs were implanted in pulmonary artery position in sheep by 180 days. The animals were divided in two groups of 8 animals: control ...
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