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Martin Aifric I - - 2013
Emerging data in the peer-reviewed literature indicate that femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (LCS) is a well tolerated and effective alternative to conventional phacoemulsification. Initial reports have largely been based on findings from an optimal patient selection. As confidence with the technology has grown, clinical indications have expanded and the benefit ...
Ahmadzai Nadera - - 2013
Systematic reviews (SRs) can become outdated as new evidence emerges over time. Organizations that produce SRs need a surveillance method to determine when reviews are likely to require updating. This report describes the development and initial results of a surveillance system to assess SRs produced by the Agency for Healthcare ...
Wentzel Jennifer L - - 2013
Objectives: The aim of this study is to systematically review available literature on the outcomes of children treated with balloon laryngoplasty (BLP) as a primary or adjuvant treatment for subglottic or laryngeal stenosis, as well as briefly report on a new series of 60 children treated at the Medical University ...
Chinn Steven B - - 2013
Presentation of a case of pediatric laryngeal neurofibroma (LNF) and review of the world literature. Comprehensive review of the world literature using Pubmed and Google scholar. Pediatric LNF was identified in 62 cases reported in the world literature. The most common presenting symptom is stridor and the most common location ...
Foo Rui Min RM Department of Infectious Disease, National University Hospital, - - 2014
In 2004, veterinary laboratories in the United Kingdom reported a novel Lancefield group B streptococcus, Streptococcus halichoeri, in seals. We report a case of Streptococcus halichoeri causing postoperative empyema in a patient. A search of the literature revealed that this is the first case of S. halichoeri ever reported in ...
Brown David L - - 2013
test for continuous variables. Multivariable logistic regression models were created to determine the independent association of any variable with P<0.1 on univariate analysis. Almost all (94%) cardiologists were aware of report cards of cardiac surgeons. The influence of the report cards on cardiologists' referral decisions was limited, with 25% of ...
Martins-Júnior Paulo Antônio - - 2013
There is little evidence regarding the risks and benefits of replantation of avulsed primary teeth. The aim of this study was to perform a systematic review of the literature on the replantation of avulsed primary teeth, analysing the risks and benefits to help guide dentists regarding the best clinical decision-making ...
Bauer Emanuel C A - - 2013
Compartment syndrome (CS) of the lower leg is a rare but severe complication of operations in the lithotomy (LT) position after urologic, gynecologic and general surgery. A delay in diagnosis and treatment can lead to loss of function and even life-threatening complications. The pathophysiology is still not fully understood but ...
Wang Luming - - 2013
Alveolar adenoma, a rare benign pulmonary neoplasm, usually presents as asymptomatic. Since first described in 1986, no more than 35 cases have been reported in the English medical literature. Here we report a case of 48-year-old woman who suffered from this tumor, the patient is doing well 4 years after ...
Chihaya Keisuke - - 2013
Duplication of the trachea is an extremely rare condition that has been infrequently reported in the medical literature. We report an adult case with complete tracheal duplication associated with unilateral atelectasis, which was incidentally detected by computed tomography. Tracheal duplication should be considered as a possible cause of severe atelectasis ...
An Gregory K GK Department of Dentistry, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York. Electronic address: - - 2014
Subcutaneous emphysema (SCE) rarely occurs from endodontic treatment. Most reported cases of iatrogenic SCE occur in the cervicofacial region. Only a few cases have been reported of SCE extending into the mediastinum or orbital spaces. In the present report, we describe a concomitant occurrence of orbital, mediastinal, and cervicofacial SCE immediately ...
Tyagi Pallavi - - 2013
Abstract Purpose: Snake bite to the eye is a rare event. Most cases reported in the literature are due to boa constrictor bites. This is a rare case of snake bite from a common adder (Vipera berus) to the ocular adnexa along with a retained intraorbital tooth. Method: A 57-year-old ...
Aagaard Lise - - 2013
Background Information about medicines safety in children is very limited. Consumer adverse drug reaction (ADR) reports can provide information about serious and unknown ADRs from medicine use in children. Objective To characterize ADRs in children reported by consumers in Europe from 2007 to 2011. Methods We analysed ADRs reported to ...
Zur Rebecca L - - 2013
Background:Pityriasis rotunda is a rare cutaneous disorder characterized by scaly, circular, well-demarcated, hypo- or hyperpigmented, fine plaques over the trunk and extremities.Objective:We present a case of pityriasis rotunda in a 44-year-old African-Canadian woman who presented to a community dermatology practice in Toronto.Results:Pityriasis rotunda has been well described in Japan, Italy, ...
Williams Dennis R - - 2013
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to evaluate use of the send-to-editor function of a radiology voice recognition dictation system and compare study volumes of radiologists who self-edit with those of radiologists who send reports to the editor. Use of voice recognition shortcuts was also evaluated. MATERIALS AND METHODS. ...
Santiago Teresa C - - 2013
Context.-Correct histopathologic diagnosis is fundamental to defining proper treatment and improving outcomes in children with malignancies. The Department of Pathology at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (SJCRH) has collaborated with SJCRH International Outreach Program partner sites to improve the accuracy of histopathologic diagnoses in countries with limited resources. Pathologists at ...
Wu Weiliang - - 2013
Infantile myofibromatosis (IM) is the most common fibrous tumor of infancy. IM may arise in a solitary or multicentric form, with similar histopathological findings, however, the clinical features and prognoses may vary. The solitary form tends to occur predominantly in males and is typically observed in the dermis, subcutis or ...
Han Lin - - 2013
Extraventricular neurocytomas (EVNs) are rare neuronal tumors included in the definition of neoplasms in the 2007 World Health Organization classification of tumors of the central nervous system. Although a small case series of EVNs in adults has been previously reported, EVNs in pediatric populations are extremely rare. The current case ...
Cöloğlu Harun - - 2013
Leiomyosarcomas of the head and neck is an extremely rare entity that because of its infrequency has been associated with both delayed diagnosis and misdiagnosis. Sinonasal tract is the most common site in this region. The overall prognosis is poor. It is necessary for appropriate immunohistochemical investigation for accurate diagnosis. ...
Ketabi Mohammad Ali - - 2013
The keratoameloblastoma is a rare histologic variant of ameloblastoma. Fewer than 15 cases of keratoameloblastoma have been documented in the literature. We report a new case of keratoameloblastoma in a 21-year-old female patient with a unilocular radiolucent lesion between the roots of the right mandibular incisors. We describe the clinical, ...
Nolan Katherine A KA Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Annenberg Bldg, Room 308, 1468 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029, USA. - - 2013
Various benign and malignant lesions have been described in relation to tattoos including melanoma. Few cases of malignant melanoma (MM) arising in tattoos have been reported in the literature. We report a 79-year-old man with an MM that arose in a tattoo he had for 60 years on the inferior ...
Shin Dong-Won DW Department of Neurosurgery, Ilsan Paik Hospital, College of Medicine, Inje University, Goyang, - - 2013
Acute subdural hematoma is usually a neurological emergency that requires hematoma evacuation or close observation. However, spontaneous resolutions of an acute subdural hematoma without surgical interventions have been reported rarely. We report on a case who showed rapid resolution of an acute subdural hematoma with neurological improvement and review the ...
Sood Smita S Microbiologist, Department of Laboratory Medicine (SRL Ltd.) Fortis Escorts Hospital , Jaipur, India - - 2013
Aggregatibacter paraphrophilus (former name, Haemophilus paraphrophilus) is a normal inhabitant of the naso- and oropharynx and has been rarely reported as a cause of human infections. A case of infective endocarditis by this organism is being reported and literature of endocarditis cases caused by Aggregatibacter paraphrophilus is being reviewed.
Silva Luiz Gustavo Martins da LG Universidade do Oeste Paulista, Presidente Prudente Regional Hospital, Dermatology Service, Presidente PrudenteSP, - - 2013
The change in immunological response obtained by immunobiologics has brought a new paradigm to the treatment of immune-mediated disorders. As a result of their efficacy, there is a positive impact on the quality of life of patients. However, severe side effects, such as demyelination of cerebral or peripheral nerves, have ...
Erikçi Volkan V Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dr. Behçet Uz Children's Hospital, İzmir, Turkey. - - 2013
Torsion of an epididymal cyst (EC) on its pedicle is an extremely rare condition that resembles acute testicular torsion. Herein, a boy with EC torsion managed surgically is presented and discussed in light of the relevant literature. The presented child is probably the fourth case of pediatric EC torsion, and ...
Wilbur K - - 2013
Active national pharmacovigilance programmes are needed to monitor adverse drug reaction (ADR) data in local populations. The objective of this study was to describe the knowledge, experiences, attitudes and perceived barriers to reporting of suspected ADRs by pharmacists in Qatar. A 27-item web-based survey was answered by 116 pharmacists (25% ...
Maddah Ghodratolah G Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR - - 2013
Actinomycosis can involve all parts of the urogenital system. Urachal actinomycosis rarely reported and was mistaken with urachal adenocarcinoma. We report a case of urachal actinomycosis that presented with abdominal pain and underwent laparotomy with the diagnosis of urachal malignancy pathology reviewed the diagnosis of urachal actinomycosis. Patient had no ...
Hailey James R - - 2013
While the study pathologist (SP) signs the pathology report and is ultimately accountable for the data, the sponsor peer review pathologist (SPRP) generally signs a peer review (PR) statement indicating agreement with the overall pathology data and the associated interpretations. Additionally, the SPRP is often the initial contact to field ...
Jaffa Nicola R - - 2013
Pancreatic adenocarcinoma metastasizing to the mandible is extremely rare, with only 4 previous cases reported in the literature. Here, we present a patient with a metastatic lesion in the mandible as the initial manifestation of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. We also review the incidence, diagnosis, and management of this rare occurrence. A ...
Tappe Dennis - - 2013
We report a case of symptomatic visceral Armillifer pentastomiasis in a 23-year-old female Liberian immigrant to The Netherlands. The patient was referred to the gynecologist because of lower abdominal pain. During laparotomy, multiple adhesions were seen in the lower pelvis and a hydrosalpinx with an encapsulated Armillifer nymph, most likely ...
Pfeiffer Michael S - - 2013
Thyroglossal duct carcinoma is rare, occurring in approximately 1% of thyroglossal duct cysts. Excluding this case report there have been 25 cases of adolescent thyroglossal duct carcinoma reported in the English literature thus far. Most of the pathology reported has been papillary or follicular carcinoma, leading to the question of ...
van Grotel Martine - - 2013
Infantile fibrosarcoma (IFS) is a malignant neoplasm, arising in children younger than 2 years of age and with a hallmark chromosomal translocation t(12;15)(p13;q26) encoding an ETV6-NTRK3 fusion oncoprotein. A review of the world literature found no reported cases of molecularly proven IFS with distant metastatic spread at presentation. We report ...
Kurucu Nilgun - - 2013
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is the most common mesenchymal neoplasm of the gastrointestinal tract. Only 1.5% to 2% of all GISTs are observed in children and adolescents. Most of the pediatric cases are between 10 and 18 years of age, with a median age of 13 years. GIST is extremely ...
Wong G - - 2013
Introduction: Craniofacial fibrous dysplasia commonly affects the larger mandible and the maxillary bones. Although involvement of the frontal, temporal and sphenoid bones has been described, fibrous dysplasia of the nasal bone has not been previously described; the two cases reported here have been made rarer by their isolated involvement. Clinical ...
Mousa Albeir Y - - 2013
A 54-year-old male presented to the vascular service for an urgent inpatient consultation. During an infusaport removal, the catheter was accidentally disconnected and lost intravascularly within the left subclavian vein, with the tip still in the right ventricle. We report on a novel technique for removing such intravascular foreign bodies ...
Allan K - - 2013
Introduction: It is rare for isolated sphenoid sinusitis to cause orbital cellulitis. We present a rare case of posterior orbital cellulitis, so caused, together with a review of the relevant literature. Case report: A 29-year-old woman presented with a 6-week history of progressive, unilateral, retro-orbital and periorbital right eye pain. ...
Wang Jun - - 2013
Intracranial bronchogenic cysts are extremely rare. This is the first reported case of a bronchogenic cyst arising from the thalamus. Complete microsurgical resection was undertaken. A literature review was conducted to explore the etiologies, diagnostic approaches, and therapeutic strategies for this type of rare disease.
Trivedy Chetan R - - 2013
Unscheduled return visits (URV) to the emergency department (ED) may be an important quality indicator of performance of individual clinicians as well as organisations and systems responsible for the delivery of emergency care. The aim of this study was to perform a rapid evidence assessment policy-based literature review of studies ...
Shaw Darcy - - 2013
Colonoscopy is a widely used diagnostic and therapeutic modality with a relatively low morbidity. However, given the large volume of procedures performed, awareness of the infrequent complications is essential. Perforation is an established complication of colonoscopy, and can range from 0.2%-3% depending on the series, population and modality of colonoscopy. ...
Akhtar Saad - - 2013
To describe a case of diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) presenting as a pedunculated/polypoidal mass in upper aero-digestive tract and to review pertinent literature. Using Pubmed advanced search, case reports and literature were reviewed for this condition. A 16 year old female presented with history of shortness of breath when ...
Park Eugene Y - - 2013
Transradial (TR) cardiac catheterisation is thought to be associated with an increased exposure to radiation compared with the traditional transfemoral (TF) access. This paper provides a review of current literature describing these reported associations. Although several studies have reported an increase in radiation exposure to both operator and patient with ...
Cai Chunyu - - 2013
Low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma (LGMFS) is considered a distinct entity in the World Health Organization classification of soft tissue neoplasms, defined as an atypical myofibroblastic proliferation with fibromatosis-like features and a predilection for the head and neck. A substantial subset of previously reported myofibroblastic sarcomas (MFS), particularly in the head and ...
Franceschini Paulo Roberto PR Division of Neurosurgery, Hospital Saúde, Caxias do Sul/RS, - - 2014
Study Design Case report and review of the literature. Objective To present an unusual case of conus medullaris ependymal cyst. Methods This is a case of a 41-year-old woman with a diagnosis of ependymal cyst who presented with a history of shock-like pain to the lower limbs. Results The patient underwent a successful cyst ...
Hirvonen-Kari Mirja - - 2013
Examination requests and imaging reports are the most important communication instruments between clinicians and radiologists. An accurate and clear report helps referring physicians make care decisions for their patients. To evaluate the contents of initial and re-reported chest reports, assess the inter-observer agreement, and evaluate the clarity of the report ...
Wang Deming - - 2013
Ethanol has been used for embolization of arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) for 3 decades. Cardiovascular collapse (CVC), although a rare complication, has been reported and occurs immediately to a few hours after ethanol embolization. The present report describes a case of CVC and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) after ethanol embolotherapy in ...
Yeo Jennifer - - 2013
Porokeratosis ptychotropica represents a rare and under-recognized variant of porokeratosis. There are also alternative descriptions for this disorder in the literature. Since its original description in 1995, additional characteristic features have been showed in case reports published in the literature. These cumulative reports, although still limited in numbers, have helped ...
Lozupone Emilio - - 2013
Involvement of the cauda equina in Ewing sarcoma (ES) is extremely rare, and only few cases are reported in literature. However, ES of cauda equina shares some neuroradiological features with other neoplasms that can involve the intradural space. Therefore, differential diagnosis with other tumors of cauda equina should be considered ...
Chen Ming - - 2013
This report describes a giant pleural lipoma that arose from the pleura of the 7th anterior intercostal space and occupied approximately 75% of the right pleural cavity in a 49-year-old woman. The tumor was completely excised by right thoracotomy. The complete histopathological investigation showed pleural lipoma, and we made a ...
Hb Bolton-Maggs Paula - - 2013
The annual report from the UK independent confidential haemovigilance reporting scheme - SHOT - was published in July (Bolton-Maggs et al, 2013). This is the 16th year of reporting, and more than 97.8% of NHS organizations in the UK made reports.
Rodrigues Jonathan C L - - 2013
This multicentre study aimed to assess compliance of the reporting environment with best ergonomic practice and to determine the prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms related to working as a radiologist. All 148 radiology trainees and consultants in 10 hospitals across the region were invited to complete a musculoskeletal symptoms and reporting ...
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