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Mehta Monaz - - 2013
The Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group produces up-to-date systematic reviews of interventions for the cessation and prevention of tobacco use. Many of our Cochrane Reviews have also been published in scientific journals. Our review prioritization schedule is informed by our group's experience and expertise as well as identifying topics for reviews ...
Busch Albert A Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Paediatric Surgery University Clinic of Würzburg, Oberdürrbacher Strasse 6, Würzburg, D-97080, Germany. - - 2013
Groin infections resulting in arterial bleeding due to bacterial vessel destruction are a severe challenge in vascular surgery. Patients with them most often present as emergencies and therefore need individualized reconstruction solutions. Case 1 is a 67-year-old man with infectious bleeding after an autologous reconstruction of the femoral bifurcation with ...
Staniloae Cezar S - - 2012
Transradial access for coronary interventions has grown substantially in the last few years. Currently, there is an increased interest in applying this approach to peripheral vascular interventions. This report reviews the current status of transradial peripheral interventions, and offers advice in terms of feasibility, equipment use, and technical challenges. © ...
Fink Arlene - - 2012
To review the transparency of reports of behavioral interventions for pathological gambling and other gambling-related disorders. We used the Transparent Reporting of Evaluations with Nonrandomized Designs (TREND) Statement to develop the 59-question adapted TREND questionnaire (ATQ). Each ATQ question corresponds to a transparency guideline and asks how clearly a study ...
Swanson Jonathan O - - 2012
Peer review has become an essential component of a comprehensive radiology department quality assurance program. Multiple commercial programs, such as RADPEER, are available to fill this need but may be limited by low radiologist compliance and delayed or limited feedback. Consequently, these peer review programs may not achieve the greater ...
Markowitz Samuel N - - 2012
To determine the efficacy of prisms used for redirection of incoming images towards the peripheral retina in cases with macular function loss. Meta-analysis of published work reporting outcomes from interventions using prisms was performed. The primary outcome measure selected for analysis was visual acuity (VA) used for viewing distance targets. ...
Gopal Ravi K - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: In order to increase transparency in the medical literature, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Modernization Act of 1997 and the FDA Amendment Act of 2007 required registration of all "applicable trials" with required "basic results" reporting. We evaluated the rate of compliance with the FDA mandatory results reporting ...
Harris Connie - - 2011
This article is in two parts. The overall aim of this section was to review the literature in relation to pilonidal sinus wounds (PSW) healing by secondary intent for a Master's of Science in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair thesis. The purpose of the literature review was to determine if ...
Steinberg Johannes - - 2011
Purpose. Blunt trauma after penetrating keratoplasty (PK) is a high risk for wound rupture at the donor-recipient interface. We present 6 cases of traumatic wound dehiscence after PK; we describe the morphologic and functional outcome after surgical intervention and provide a review of the current literature. Methods. Six patients with ...
Kassir Ramtin - - 2011
Background  Use of dermal fillers for soft tissue augmentation has become an integral part of aesthetic practices. Dermal fillers temporarily remove the appearance of rhytids and reduce the depth of skin folds. Even with the most experienced of injectors, adverse effects can and do occur ranging from mild bruising to ...
Kose Ozkan - - 2011
Injuries caused by wild boar attacks are rare. A 34-year-old male shepherd sustained injuries caused by a wild boar attack, and was brought to our emergency department. The patient had 2 skin and deep tissue lacerations on the posterior aspect of his thigh. Herein, we discuss the clinical management of ...
Kenny Gerard - - 2012
While much important research has gone into identifying the efficacy and importance that healing interventions can make to healthcare this paper seeks to synthesise some of the core themes of the processes that healers go through in their journey to becoming a healer. Through the process of a literature review ...
Bligh-Glover William Z - - 2011
A homicidal shooting with an air gun is reported. The history, mechanisms of action, and crime scene implications of air guns are discussed. The wounds produced by air guns are compared to those produced by powder firearms.
Lin Chin-Ta - - 2011
Perineal wound complications following abdominoperineal resection (APR) are still frequent and most troublesome complications. We report the case of a 79-year-old male found to have the huge precoccygeal defect with infection after APR for rectal carcinoma. Before surgery, the patient received a complete course of chemoradiation therapy to treat for ...
Petković Stojan - - 2011
  Complex suicides (CSs) are committed by using more than one method. They account for 1.5-5% of all suicides. We present a case of CSs of a 44-year-old man, found dead in the vicinity of his car, in a deserted frozen field. Police investigation excluded homicide, and no medical data ...
Moualed Daniel - - 2011
We present the first dedicated case series of bilateral synchronous tonsillar carcinoma and discuss the role of bilateral tonsillectomy as a diagnostic tool. The occurrence of multiple head and neck tumours is well recognised; however, reports of bilateral synchronous tonsillar carcinoma are rare. A literature review reveals only 12 cases ...
Rison Richard A - - 2011
: Delayed progressive cervicobulbar palsy with secondary lingual, facial, and neck myokymia after radiation therapy to the head and neck is a known but rare event with few reported case descriptions. : We report a case with a video description of a young Asian woman who developed progressive dysarthria and ...
Youens Kenneth E - - 2011
Thyroid carcinoma showing thymus-like differentiation (CASTLE) is a rare tumor of the thyroid gland or adjacent soft tissues of the neck. Given the comparatively good prognosis of CASTLE, it is crucial to distinguish this neoplasm from other more aggressive thyroid neoplasms that can have similar or overlapping cytomorphological features. However, ...
Benabbad I - - 2011
Parathyroid incidentaloma is not a well-known entity. The aim of this study was to show its incidence and to discuss its management. This was a prospective study analyzing cases of enlarged parathyroid glands discovered during thyroid surgery. The records of patients with parathyroid incidentaloma were reviewed. We also reviewed all ...
Moon Kyung-Sub - - 2011
Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the female urethra is a rare urological malignancy, and intracranial metastasis of this cancer has not yet been reported in the literature. This review is intended to present a case of multiple intracranial metastasis in a female patient with a remote history of primary urethral ...
Manousaridis K - - 2011
The adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal gland is a rare malignant orbital tumour, which has a generally poor prognosis. The therapy for adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal gland remains controversial. We present two cases of patients with adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal gland, who were treated with ...
Cassol Clarissa A - - 2010
In this brief report, we describe a case of ectopic thyroid tissue in the gallbladder wall. We review the literature on ectopia of the thyroid and its rare occurrence outside the usual path of the migration of the thyroid anlage from the foramen caecum to the mediastinum. The importance of ...
Berger I - - 2010
 Hashimoto encephalopathy (HE) is a rare autoimmune disorder. It is defined as a 'corticosteroid-responsive encephalopathy associated with thyroiditis'.   We describe a boy who suffered from HE, responded only to intravenous immunoglobulin therapy. This is the first case report of immunoglobulin therapy in paediatric HE.  After review of the literature, ...
Versura Piera - - 2010
The purpose of the present review is to describe recent insights into the pathomechanism of ocular surface impairment in the course of thyroid dysfunctions. The review focuses in particular on Graves' ophthalmopathy as the majority of the literature is published on this topic. Mechanical factors were thought, until now, to ...
Harrison John D - - 2010
There is a lack of consensus about the appropriate treatment of ranula. The objective of the present investigation was to produce a scientific basis for treatment. A review of the relevant literature is interpreted in the light of improved knowledge about the local anatomy and the pathophysiology of the salivary ...
Greco S - - 2010
Swelling of the salivary glands occurring after injection of iodine-based contrast agent is a rare late adverse reaction. Only a few cases in the literature illustrate such ultrasound findings.
Euanorasetr Chakrapan - - 2010
Brunner's gland hamartomas are uncommon benign tumor of the duodenum. Most lesions are small and asymptomatic. Occasionally, those lesions may be large and manifest as a rare cause of upper GI hemorrhage or duodenal obstruction. The authors report here two cases of Brunner's gland hamartoma presenting with upper GI hemorrhage ...
Wallace Eric - - 2010
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: To report our experience with management of giant salivary stones via a combined approach technique using salivary endoscopy (CA) and results of a review of current literature related to giant salivary stones. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. METHODS: An institutional review board-approved chart review was performed on patients managed ...
Kim Hye-Young - - 2010
Angiomyoma is a rare benign tumor originated from vascular smooth muscle cells, in other words, the tunica media, and the characteristic is the detection of numerous blood vessels together with spindle-shape smooth muscle cells. In most cases, it occurs in the subcutaneous tissue of the limbs, especially in the lower ...
Chaturvedi Anshuman - - 2010
Tubulo-squamous polyp of the vagina is a recently described histopathologic entity. This case report describes an as yet unreported morphologic feature of sebaceous glands in an example of this lesion. Further knowledge of the morphologic spectrum of this lesion should be of aid to histopathologists in its recognition. A brief ...
Marsh James C - - 2010
We present a case report of a patient recently treated at our institution for an isolated non-small cell lung cancer metastatic lesion to the sella, report the lack of involvement of the pituitary gland in a large single-institution series of treated intracranial parenchymal metastases, and review the pertinent literature. We ...
Sillings Christine N - - 2010
Primary thyroid-like papillary adenocarcinomas of the nasopharynx are rare, with only a limited number of cases reported in the literature. However, it is important that pathologists and clinicians alike recognize this entity, as these neoplasms are amenable to surgical resection and carry an excellent prognosis. In this article, we describe ...
Donatini G - - 2010
Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is a widely used practice to assess thyroid lesions, with a low morbidity rate. Although neck hematomas following this procedure are quite common, only three cases of massive hemorrhage causing acute airways obstruction have been previously described. We report the case of a 74 years old ...
Pham Dang N - - 2010
Congenital agenesis of the salivary glands is uncommon. There are documented cases of partial or unilateral aplasia of the major salivary glands associated with the lacrimal puncta, but very few reports of the absence of all major salivary glands. We report the case of a 10-year-old girl with xerostomia and ...
Vyas Ashish A - - 2010
To report a case of a patient with Graves disease presenting with agranulocytosis induced by methimazole, with subsequent thyroid storm and successful therapeutic use of plasmapheresis. The clinical features and laboratory findings in a patient with agranulocytosis and thyroid storm are presented, and the available literature on utilization of plasmapheresis ...
Madaschi Sara - - 2010
To report the use of rituximab to treat thyroid-associated orbitopathy (TAO) in a patient with a concomitant B-cell organ-specific autoimmune disorder-the stiff person syndrome (SPS). We present a case report and a review of the related literature. A 62-year-old man with SPS, latent autoimmune diabetes of the adult, and Graves-Basedow ...
Yaman Huseyin - - 2010
Myoepitheliomas of the parotid glands are very rare in the pediatric population. Only a few cases of myoepitheliomas of the salivary glands have been reported in children. They have some similar features with pleomorphic adenoma. However, they may be malignant and infiltrate locally. Hence, histopathologic examination should be considered to ...
de Moraes Maiara - - 2010
Sialolipoma is a rare benign neoplasm characterized by a well-circumscribed mass composed of neoplastic mature adipose tissue and non-neoplastic salivary gland elements. A 72-year-old woman presented with a painless swelling located in the hard palate, which had been identified 15 days earlier. Microscopically, the tumor was well-circumscribed consisting of lobular ...
El Gehani Rafa - - 2010
Sialolithiasis is one of the most common diseases of the salivary gland, but giant sialoliths have been reported in the literature infrequently. The submandibular gland and its duct appear to be the sites most susceptible to this disease. We report 2 cases of giant sialoliths occurring solely in the submandibular ...
Barrese James L - - 2010
Oncocytoma is a rare, benign salivary neoplasm composed of mitochondria-rich cells called oncocytes. Although oncocytoma usually occurs in the parotid glands, it has much less commonly been reported to occur in minor salivary gland tissues. Although there have been a few reported cases of oncocytomas being found in the parapharyngeal ...
Yang Yinlong - - 2010
Ectopic intratracheal thyroid (EITT) is a rare abnormality, with few cases reported in the literature. We describe a case of a 36-year-old woman with dyspnea due to EITT. We also discuss the epidemiology, etiologies, presentation, diagnosis, and management of EITT. Because EITT is a rare cause of airway obstruction, we ...
Chen Ching Yuan - - 2011
A thyroid abscess is a rare condition, and it is so infrequently encountered. A migrated fish bone is a rare otolaryngologic emergency indicated when the foreign body penetrates through the esophageal mucosa into the thyroid gland space of the neck after several weeks of swallowing. We present the case of ...
Naqiyah I - - 2010
Thyroid carcinosarcoma (TC) is a very rare, aggressive thyroid malignancy with a clinical course similar to anaplastic carcinoma. A thorough search of the literature reveals limited information regarding its behavior and treatment modalities. TC has a high mortality rate despite the multi-modal approach. A 54-year-old Chinese gentleman with a long ...
Nonaka Cassiano Francisco Weege - - 2011
Sialolipoma is a recently described histologic variant of lipoma and is characterized by well-demarcated proliferation of mature adipocytes with secondary entrapment of salivary gland elements. These tumors have been observed in both the major and minor salivary glands, with more than 20 cases being reported in the English literature. In ...
Park Brian J - - 2010
Extramedullary plasmacytomas most commonly occur in the nasal cavity, nasopharynx, paranasal sinuses, and larynx. Thyroid involvement is rare, as fewer than 75 cases have been previously reported in the literature. We report a new case of disseminated plasmacytoma of the thyroid, which occurred in a 68-year-old woman. The diagnosis was ...
Serbetci Erhun - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: We performed a retrospective analysis to contribute to the increasing number of reports on sialendoscopy in the literature and give basic concepts for beginners at the same time. METHODS: Between 2004 and 2009, 83 patients with symptoms of ductal obstruction of the major salivary glands were admitted to our ...
Sanli Emine Ciğdem - - 2010
During the neck dissection of a male cadaver, large heterotopic submandibular glands were encountered bilaterally in the upper neck. They were symmetrical, capsulated and lay deep to the superficial lamina of the superficial cervical fascia. Both glands were located in the submandibular and carotid triangles. The somewhat smaller orthotopic submandibular ...
Joshi S D - - 2010
The size and shape of the thyroid gland is subject to much variation, as stated by Wood Jones. Literature is replete with a large number of variations of the gland. By utilizing various techniques like gross dissection, histology, developmental anatomy, and recently thyroid scans and scintigraphy, some common and certain ...
Miller Mia E - - 2010
Verrucous carcinoma is a rare tumor that presents in the head and neck with the most common sites in the larynx and oral cavity. Fourteen cases of verrucous carcinoma of the temporal bone have been described in the literature; this study aims to examine treatment outcomes and discuss the controversy ...
Mydlarz W K - - 2010
To describe a case of left thyroid dysgenesis, accompanied by ipsilateral double parathyroid adenomas in a setting of primary hyperparathyroidism, and to review the pertinent literature on the diagnosis of these rare clinical scenarios. Review of the English literature with addition of a case report. Preoperative evaluation included both sestamibi ...
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