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Anonychuk Andrea - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is a serious disease with a rapid onset, high mortality rate, and risk of long-term complications. Numerous reports in the literature conclude that IMD outbreaks are associated with substantial costs to society and significant burden on communities due to the cost associated with the prevention ...
Hastings Justine S - - 2013
In this article we review the literature on financial literacy, financial education, and consumer financial outcomes. We consider how financial literacy is measured in the current literature, and examine how well the existing literature addresses whether financial education improves financial literacy or personal financial outcomes. We discuss the extent to ...
Patloth Tarasingh T Assistant Professor, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, SVS Institute of Dental Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, - - 2013
Central giant cell granuloma (CGCG) is a benign intraosseous lesion of the jaws that is found predominantly in children and young adults. Although benign, it may be locally aggressive, causing extensive bone destruction, tooth displacement and root resorption. The common therapy is aggressive curettage, peripheral ostectomy or resection, which may ...
Vital Edward M - - 2013
Introduction: Rituximab is a monoclonal antibody targeting CD20, used to treat B cell malignancies and B cell-mediated autoimmune diseases. Rituximab has the largest market of any monoclonal antibody therapeutic. Its patent will expire within the next few years and several manufacturers have already produced or are developing rituximab biosimilars that ...
Eskander Ramez N - - 2013
In gynecologic oncology, surgical and adjuvant therapy rely heavily on correct pathologic diagnosis. Thus, in-house review of outside pathologic slides and specimens has become routine within large tertiary referral centers. We sought to determine the impact of outside pathologic slide review on gynecologic oncology patient care and treatment. Gynecologic oncology ...
Laurans Yann - - 2013
Ecosystem Services economic Valuation (ESV) is often seen as a tool that can potentially enhance our collective choices regarding ecosystem services as it factors in the costs and benefits of their degradation. Yet, to achieve this, the social processes leading to decisions need to use ESV effectively. This makes it ...
Kokorowski Paul J PJ Division of Pediatric Urology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA. - - 2013
To describe and evaluate economic analyses or economic evaluations in pediatric urologic literature, including study types such as cost-effectiveness analysis, which are increasingly common in the medical literature. We performed a systematic literature review of the MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Cochrane databases (1990-2011) to identify economic analyses of pediatric urologic topics. ...
Bouvy J C - - 2013
We analyzed the cost-effectiveness of all Periodic Safety Update Reports (PSURs) submitted for biologicals in Europe from 1995 to 2009 by comparing two regulatory scenarios: full regulation (PSUR reporting) and limited regulation (no PSUR reporting, but all other parts of the pharmacovigilance framework remain in place). During this period, PSUR ...
Harden R Norman - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: This is the fourth edition of diagnostic and treatment guidelines for complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS; aka reflex sympathetic dystrophy). METHODS: Expert practitioners in each discipline traditionally utilized in the treatment of CRPS systematically reviewed the available and relevant literature; due to the paucity of levels 1 and 2 ...
Yelvington Miranda - - 2013
PURPOSE: Scar formation is one of the most functionally and cosmetically debilitating results of thermal injuries. Burn team members continuously search for new, cost effective, ways to prevent and treat hypertrophic scar formation. This study is a retrospective review of one facility's use of neoprene based products as an adjunct ...
Hwang Wenke - - 2013
Objectives: To perform a systematic review of the current literature to assess the association between integrated healthcare delivery systems and changes in cost and quality. Methods: Medline, Embase, Cochrane Reviews, Academic Search Premier, and reference lists were used to retrieve peer-reviewed articles reporting outcomes (cost and quality) related to integrated ...
McLean Susannah - - 2013
Telehealthcare involves the use of information and communication technologies to deliver healthcare at a distance and to support patient self-management through remote monitoring and personalised feedback. It is timely to scrutinise the evidence regarding the benefits, risks and costs of telehealthcare. Two reviewers searched for relevant systematic reviews published from ...
Jonnalagadda Siddhartha S Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55902, USA. - - 2013
High cost for systematic review of biomedical literature has generated interest in decreasing overall workload. This can be done by applying natural language processing techniques to 'automate' the classification of publications that are potentially relevant for a given question. Existing solutions need training using a specific supervised machine-learning algorithm and ...
Campagne Daniel M DM Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment, Faculty of Psychology, UNED University, Juan del Rosal, Madrid, - - 2013
Male factor infertility or subfertility is responsible for up to 50% of infertility cases. A considerable body of recent studies indicates that lifestyle as well as environmental and psychological factors can negatively affect male fertility, more than previously thought. These negative effects have been shown in many cases to be ...
Köberlein Juliane J Department of Health Economics und Health Care Management, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, - - 2013
Visual impairment and blindness (VI&B) cause a considerable and increasing economic burden in all high-income countries due to population ageing. Thus, we conducted a review of the literature to better understand all relevant costs associated with VI&B and to develop a multiperspective overview. Systematic review: Two independent reviewers searched the ...
Bardach Ariel - - 2012
: Varicella-zoster virus causes chickenpox and herpes zoster. More than 90% of varicella cases occur in childhood. The aim of this study was to gather all relevant information on epidemiology and resource use in Latin America and the Caribbean since 2000. : Epidemiologic studies published since 2000 with at least ...
Yu Alice - - 2012
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is currently the standard of care to remove large renal calculi. Traditionally, a large-bore nephrostomy tube is placed postoperatively. However, the necessity of this practice has been recently challenged. Theoretically, bilateral tubeless PCNL offers advantages of lower postoperative discomfort, shorter hospital stay and thus lower cost. We ...
Alonso Gómez Jaime - - 2012
Uterine leiomyosarcoma is an aggressive malignant tumor that often leads to metastatic dissemination, generally in the lungs, liver, brain, and bones. Despite the fact that pancreatic neoplasms spread easily, the pancreas is not a usual target organ from other neoplasms. We present a rare case of metastasis to the pancreas ...
Potsi M - - 2012
Primary osseous leiomyosarcoma of the spine is an extremely rare entity with only 13 previous cases having been reported in the literature. We present the case of a 57-year-old woman with a tumor of the eleventh thoracic vertebra, causing compression of the spinal cord. Histopathology and immunohistochemical results of the ...
Jackson Duncan E - - 2012
This innovative analysis aims to quantify the use of evaluation criteria in telemedicine and to identify current trends in metric adoption. The focus is to determine the frequency of actual performance metric reporting in telemedicine evaluation, in contrast to systematic reviews where assessment of study quality is the goal. Automated ...
De Bellis A A Flinders University, - - 2013
Dementia is a priority area for all countries as populations age and dementia prevalence increases. The use of physical restraint is a possible clinical practice for persons with dementia across settings when behaviours indicate a perceived need. Indeed, this may be the first choice in practice, occurring in part because ...
Caucanas Marie M Department of Dermatology, Sainte Elisabeth Hospital, - - 2011
We report the case of woman who presented a vulvar basal cell carcinoma (BCC) on the inner part of the labium majus, treated with local resection. Vulvar BCC is a rare cancer but can be long misdiagnosed due to a non-specific presentation. Though even rarer, BCC involving the mucosal side ...
Sarode Sachin C SC Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Maheshnagar, Pimpri, Pune 411 018, Maharashtra, India. - - 2011
In WHO classification of odontogenic tumors (2005), juvenile ossifying fibroma (JOF) is divided into juvenile psammomatoid ossifying fibroma (JPOF) and juvenile trabecular ossifying fibroma (JTOF). JPOF has been distinguished because of its location, clinical behavior, and age of occurrence. It is generally seen in younger age group and the most ...
Jain Ayushi - - 2011
Isolated spinal involvement of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is extremely rare. There are only seven prior published cases of spinal JXG, of which only one has been reported in an adult. We report here the eighth case of spinal JXG and the second in an adult. The patient, a 22-year-old female, ...
Breheret R R Service d'otorhinolaryngologie et de chirurgie cervicofaciale, centre hospitalier et universitaire d'Angers, 4, rue Larrey, 49033 Angers cedex 01, France. - - 2011
Juvenile ossifying fibroma is a rare, benign fibro-osseous tumour. In the light of a clinical case, the authors review the diagnosis, treatment and histological classification of these tumours. A seven-year-old child presented with a naso-orbito-ethmoidal trabecular juvenile ossifying fibroma. Complete surgical resection via a transfacial approach was performed after a ...
Ta Joseph Q - - 2011
Malignancies metastatic to the larynx are rare, accounting for fewer than 1% of all laryngeal cancers with metastatic sources; the most common of these metastases are cutaneous melanomas and renal cell carcinomas. Only 13 cases of colon cancer and 2 cases of rectal adenocarcinoma metastatic to the larynx have been ...
Lin Chun-Yu - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Bacterial contamination of platelet (PLT) products is one of the most serious complications of transfusion. Culturing PLT components may detect the presence of bacteria, thus reducing the risk of a septic result after transfusion. Streptococcus bovis has previously been reported as a contaminating microorganism in PLT products. Here we ...
Alonso Gómez Jaime - - 2011
Leiomyoma of the rectum and anal canal is an unusual benign mesenchymal neoplasm that originates from smooth muscle cells. We describe the clinical presentation, MRI findings, and surgical treatment of a rare case of perianal leiomyoma confirmed by immunohistochemistry. We also report a review of the world's literature on the ...
Mohyuddin H - - 2011
Objective:To report an extremely rare case of gastroesophageal carcinoma presenting initially with salivary gland metastasis.Method:Case report and English language literature review concerning metastasis of adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction, with emphasis on clinical presentation.Results:A 66-year-old man presented to the ENT rapid-access clinic with a right-sided neck swelling located in the ...
Bozio G - - 2011
The goal of this review is to evaluate, through a review of the surgical literature, the role of esophagectomy in the management of Barrett's esophagus as it evolves histologically from intestinal metaplasia through increasing grades of dysplasia to adenocarcinoma. We precisely define the indications and therapeutic modalities of esophagectomy for ...
Kondi-Pafiti A - - 2011
Clear cell cervical adenocarcinoma (CCA) is a rather rare malignancy of the genital tract. We report six cases of CCA, diagnosed in our laboratory during a 15-year period: five patients with sporadic primary CCA and one young patient with CCA and a history of in utero exposure to DES. The ...
Monson Bryan K - - 2011
Metastatic mucinous adenocarcinoma in the orbit is extremely rare. We review the literature and report a case of metastatic mucinous adenocarcinoma of the orbit in a 37-year-old male with primary pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
Muscal Eyal - - 2011
Atlantoaxial instability has been described as a manifestation of ankylosing spondylitis (juvenile and adult onset), reactive arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis; however, it has rarely been reported as an early manifestation of these disorders. We present this case report to increase awareness of the condition in the hope ...
Racek Adrianne R - - 2011
Carcinomas of the appendix are exceedingly rare tumors and have an annual age-adjusted incidence of around 0.4 cases per 100,000. Appendiceal adenocarcinoma accounts for < 0.5% of all gastrointestinal neoplasms and, of these, mucinous adenocarcinomas account for the majority. Published accounts of familial instances of primary appendiceal tumors are strikingly ...
Fan Rong R Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health Department of Pathology 702 Barnhill Drive, Room 2536 Indianapolis, Indiana, - - 2011
This case report originated from a case of neonatal multisystemic juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG). The patient presented with blue muffin rush, cervical mass, bone destruction, lung nodule, hepatosplenomegaly, and coagulopathy and was successfully treated with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) based chemotherapy treatment. Similar cases in literature were reviewed and it seems ...
Ratanarapee Samrerng - - 2010
The most common disease ofappendix is acute appendicitis. There have been at least 20 case reports of metastasis-induced appendicitis in English literature. The authors reported a 62-year-old Thai man who underwent appendectomy due to classical symptoms and signs of acute appendicitis and was subsequently referred to Siriraj Hospital for proper ...
Sivendran Shanthi - - 2011
Primary intracranial leiomyosarcomas are rare tumors arising from the mesenchymal cells of the dura matter or the cerebral blood vessels. Only 14 cases of primary intracranial leiomyosarcoma are reported in the literature. We report a case of primary intracranial leiomyosarcoma in an human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient with a CD4 count ...
Mohta Anup - - 2010
Gastric teratoma is an uncommon neoplasm in infancy. Most of the gastric teratomas described have mature elements while some have immature elements. Occurrence of nephroblastic rests in gastric teratoma has not been described in available literature earlier.
Shirley Sundersingh - - 2010
We report a rare case of endometrial adenocarcinoma involving both horns of a bicornuate uterus in a postmenopausal woman. Patient underwent total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and bilateral pelvic lymph node dissection following an initial positive diagnosis of well differentiated endometrioid adenocarcinoma on endometrial biopsy. Incidentally, the left ovary ...
Nezhat Ceana - - 2010
Parasitic myomas, defined as extrauterine seeding of leiomyoma, have been reported since the early 1900s. These myomas were thought to be spontaneously occuring, separate from the uterus but still hormone-dependent and can cause symptoms. What seemed to be a rare disorder developing from the natural history of pedunculated myomas has ...
Raspollini Maria Rosaria - - 2010
Primary testicular leiomyosarcoma is an uncommon tumor with only few cases described in literature. In young people this rare tumor seems to be related to radiotherapy and anabolic steroids abuse. In older people there are apparently no risk factors. We describe one further case in a 77-years old man with ...
Kim S H - - 2010
Leiomyosarcomas of the ovarian vein are extremely rare tumours. Most tumours are hypervascular and typically have a large avascular centre of necrosis. We experienced a case of a retroperitoneal leiomyosarcoma that arose from the ovarian vein with marked vascular proliferation and dilatation within the tumour. To the best of our ...
Yu Liyuan - - 2010
We report a case of a maturing immature intraventricular teratoma in a neonate. The computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging and pathologic findings are described. The relevant literature is reviewed and management is discussed.
Shetty Subraj J - - 2010
Teratomas are true neoplasms of unknown origin that arise from pluripotential cells and have an eccentric microscopic appearance. They are composed of diverse tissues from all 3 germ layers with variable levels of maturity. The purpose of this report was to describe the case of a benign teratoma originating from ...
Labanaris Apostolos P - - 2010
Primary leiomyosarcoma of the testis is an extremely rare disease entity of the genito-urinary tract. Although its clinical presentation does not seem to differ from that of other testicular malignancies, the clinical stage with which patients have been treated, as reported in contemporary literature, has always been stage 1. Diagnosis ...
Sukpan Kornkanok - - 2010
The presence of osteoclast-like giant cells (OGC) has been reported as a rare and distinct feature in uterine leiomyosarcoma. To present knowledge, 11 cases have been described in the English literature. The authors report an additional example in a 35-year-old woman who presented with a pelvic mass. Pulmonary metastasis was ...
Jain Ashish - - 2010
Teratomas form the most common type of congenital brain tumors, frequently presenting as stillbirth. The largest neonatal series of intracranial teratomas reported a 12% survival rate. Although the first teratoma of the lateral ventricle was reported in 1961 by Maier, neonatal intracranial teratoma of the lateral ventricle is an extremely ...
Mamoon Nadira - - 2010
Neoplasms of the vulva are rare and most commonly reported amongst them are epithelial tumors. Teratomas have been reported in many extragonadal sites. We report the only case of an immature teratoma of the vulva with inguinal lymph node metastasis.
Gazula Suhasini - - 2010
This case describes a contiguous mediastinal and retroperitoneal mature teratoma in a congenital diaphragmatic defect, a combination that is hitherto unreported in literature. It substantiates embryological chronology of events during the cephalad migration of the primordial germ cells through the developing diaphragm, prior to its closure.
Pires Carlos Alberto S - - 2010
Soft tissue sarcomas are rare malignant neoplasms (about 1% of all malignances). The leiomyosarcoma of the tongue is a very rare tumor with only 9 cases described in the literature. This article describes a case report of a primary leiomyosarcoma of the lateral border of the tongue treated with local ...
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