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Simoneau Guy G - - 2014
With this issue, JOSPT announces changes to its Board of Directors and publishes a special report titled "It Takes a Team: The 2013 Boston Marathon: Preparing for and Recovering From a Mass-Casualty Event." J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2014;44(3):140. doi:10.2519/jospt.2014.0105.
Bhagat Sanjeev S Sanjeev Bhagat, Department of ENT, Government Medical College, 7-D Rajindra Hospital, Patiala (Punjab) 147001, India. - - 2014
Schwannomas are rare, benign, slowly growing neurogenic tumors that originate in peripheral, spinal, or cranial nerves other than the optic and olfactory nerves. In the head and neck, these tumors usually arise from the vagus nerve and the cervical sympathetic chain in the parapharyngeal space. Cervical sympathetic chain schwannomas represent ...
Sistla Sarath Chandra SC 1 Department of Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, - - 2014
Abstract The term gossypiboma is used to describe a mass of cotton matrix left behind in a body cavity intraoperatively. The most common site reported is the abdominal cavity. It can present with abscess, intestinal obstruction, malabsorption, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, and fistulas. A 37-year-old woman presented with pain in the right ...
Fosse Nicole N University of Basel, Basel, - - 2014
Various diseases of pigmentation in the newborn are known, such as congenital or acquired linear hyperpigmentation. Pigmentary lines of the newborn are counted among the transient benign cutaneous lesions in the newborn and appear to be rather rare. This paper reports on a newborn with pigmentary lines in the creases ...
Kim Jae-Joon JJ Department of Internal Medicine, Maryknoll Medical Center, Busan, - - 2014
The diameter and collapsibility of the inferior vena cava (IVC) should be interpreted in consideration with other clinical and echocardiographic parameters before drawing definitive diagnostic conclusions. We report a case of a 46-year-old female with isolated IVC dilation and diminished inspiratory collapse without other abnormalities, and provide a brief review ...
Marchesi Andrea A Dipartimento di Chirurgia Plastica Ricostruttiva, I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Donato, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Morandi 30, San Donato Milanese, 20097, Milan, Italy, - - 2014
The demand for decorative tattoos is steadily growing worldwide, and in the US it is estimated that up to 24 % of adults has one or more tattoos. Subsequently, the number of tattoo-related complications is increasing. Among these, lymphoproliferative disorders play a minor but important role. The aim of this article is ...
Dellinger Michael T MT Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA; The Lymphatic Malformation Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Gorham-Stout disease (GSD) is a rare disorder characterized by the proliferation of endothelial-lined vessels in bone and the progressive destruction of bone. Although Jackson described the first case of GSD in 1838, the clinical and histological features of GSD were not defined until Gorham and Stout published their report on ...
Peters S J SJ Orthopaedic Department, Hand Unit, University Hospitals Leuven, Pellenberg, - - 2014
Avascular necrosis of the capitate is rare. Little is known about the aetiology, disease progression or optimal management. From 1992 to 2012 we treated six patients; four had a scaphocapitolunate arthrodesis and two had a four corner arthrodesis. The average follow up was 9 years (range 1-20). Three patients had ...
Macki Mohamed M Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA; Johns Hopkins Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, Baltimore, - - 2014
Lumbar disc herniations (LDH) may regress with conservative management; however, this phenomenon is poorly understood for the sequestrated subtype of LDH. We present one of the first comprehensive literature reviews specifically addressing the spontaneous regression of sequestrated intervertebral discs. We reviewed all publications with lumbar disc herniations, sequestrated subtype. Our ...
Arlen Angela M AM Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA, - - 2014
Histologically confirmed polyorchidism is an uncommon condition. The majority of cases are asymptomatic and associated with inguinal hernia or cryptorchidism. There are few reported cases of pediatric supernumerary testis presenting with testicular torsion. We present a case of missed torsion with incidentally detected triorchidism as well as an overview of ...
Stanich Peter P PP Peter P Stanich, Samer El-Dika, Marty M Meyer, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, United - - 2014
To investigate our clinical experience with the colonic manifestations of phosphatase and tensin homolog on chromosome ten (PTEN) hamartoma tumor syndrome (PHTS) and to perform a systematic literature review regarding the same. This study was approved by the appropriate institutional review board prior to initiation. A clinical genetics database was ...
Sulženko Jakub J Cardiocenter of University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady and Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, Czech - - 2014
Few cases of infective endocarditis (IE) as a complication of percutaneous aortic valve implantation (TAVI) have been reported. Here, we present a case of IE caused by Streptococcus viridans that occurred 6 months after TAVI with the CoreValve Revalving System. The patient was successfully treated with antibiotics and was asymptomatic ...
Levine Jonathan S JS School of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California, Davis, CA, - - 2014
The diagnostic utility of contrast-enhanced videofluoroscopic esophagography in dysphagic cats has been rarely studied relative to dogs. Current literature regarding feline dysphagia typically consists of individual case reports or small case series. This retrospective study analyzed the imaging findings in 11 cats undergoing 15 videofluoroscopic swallow studies. Hiatal hernia (n ...
Manabe Masahiro M Department of Hematology, Seichokai Fuchu Hospital, Izumi, - - 2014
We report the cases of 3 patients with hematological malignancies and complex karyotypes involving der(5;17)(p10;q10), which results in the loss of 5q and 17p. Although deletions of 5q and 17p are recurrent abnormalities in hematological disease, only about 20 cases harboring der(5;17)(p10;q10) have been reported. We address the tumorigenesis and ...
Tambasco Nicola N Clinica Neurologica, Azienda Ospedaliero - Universitaria di Perugia, - - 2014
Shapiro Syndrome (SS) is a rare condition of spontaneous periodic hypothermia, corpus callosum agenesis (ACC) and hyperhidrosis which can occur at any age. The variant form refers to the phenotypic SS without ACC. We reported the case of SS variant on a 4-year-old boy who presented from his first year ...
Hu Xiaoxing - - 2014
Esophageal leiomyoma is one of the most common types of benign esophagus tumors. Giant leiomyoma of the esophagus is traditionally treated by open thoracotomy,which has large incision.We report a case of complete thoracoscopic enucleation of giant leiomyoma in a chinese patient.
Desai Manan M Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research, Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa, Ahmedabad, - - 2014
Post-infective pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle in children is very rare, with only five cases reported in English medical literature so far. Patients usually have a short history of infection by Staphylococcus aureus. Timely surgical intervention has generally a good outcome. We present a case of post-infectious pseudoaneurysm in a ...
Manojlovich Milisa M From the *University of Michigan School of Nursing; and †University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library Ann Arbor, - - 2014
This is a systematic review of the literature on unintended consequences of clinical interventions to reduce falls, catheter-related urinary tract infection, and vascular catheter-related infections in hospitalized patients. A systematic search of the literature was conducted in CINAHL and PubMed. We developed a screening tool and a two-stage screening process ...
Salenave Sylvie S Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (S.S., P.C.), Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris-Sud, Hôpital de Bicêtre, Centre de Référence des Maladies Endocriniennes Rares de la Croissance, Service d'Endocrinologie et des Maladies de la Reproduction, Le Kremlin Bicêtre, F-94275, France; Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes (A.M.B.), Children's National Medical Center, WA, DC, USA and Bone Health Program, Division of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, WA, DC 20010, USA; Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit (M.T.C.), Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD 20892, USA; Univ Paris-Sud 11 (P.C.), INSERM UMR S693, Faculté de Médecine Paris-Sud, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, F94276, France A review of reported - - 2014
Background: McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS) includes the triad of poly/monostotic fibrous dysplasia, café-au-lait spots and hyperfunctioning endocrinopathies. Acromegaly affects around 20% of MAS patients. Aims: The objective was to review all reported cases of acromegaly associated with MAS. Methods: All studies and case reports of acromegaly in patients with MAS were ...
O'Day Roderick R Clinical Ophthalmology & Eye Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, - - 2014
To evaluate the reporting of harms by randomised controlled trials investigating intravitreal therapies for diabetic macular oedema. A thorough literature search identified eligible reports. Two authors independently extracted data from these articles using a prospectively created checklist. The main outcome measure was compliance with the 10 recommendations of the 2004 ...
van Doorn Sascha C SC Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, The - - 2014
Background and study aims: The quality of colonoscopy can only be measured if colonoscopy reports include all key quality indicators. In daily practice, reporting is often incomplete and not standardized. This study describes a novel, structured colonoscopy reporting system, which aims to generate standardized and complete reports and to facilitate ...
Kumar Rajendra R Department of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 1475, Houston, TX, 77030-4009, USA, - - 2014
Spontaneous hip dislocation due to intraarticular neurofibroma in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 is extremely rare. We describe the imaging features of spontaneous dislocation of hip due to histologically proven intraarticular neurofibroma in young woman with neurofibromatosis type 1, and review the literature.
Mittal Ravi R Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 110029, - - 2014
Patella cubiti is a rare elbow anomaly in which either the entire olecranon or a part of it remains separate from the proximal ulna. Pain and stiffness are the usual presenting symptoms while some patients are diagnosed incidentally following a minor trauma. Our case report is of a 24-year-old male ...
Seintou A A Division of Stomatology, School of Dental Medicine, Laboratory of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Geneva, Switzerland. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to review the clinical, radiological, and histopathological profile of unicystic ameloblastoma (UA) in children using data from available case reports and reviews published between 1992 and 2012. A total of 513 publications were evaluated. A structured search of the literature was performed, with predefined ...
Shur Natalie N The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust, London - - - 2014
Coxa saltans occurring at the proximal hamstring origin has been rarely reported in the literature. It is better known as occurring at the iliotibial band or the iliopsoas tendon. We report a case of coxa saltans due to subluxation of the origin of the long head of biceps femoris tendon ...
Belchis Deborah D Johns Hopkins University, Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Ave. , Baltimore, MD, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
Extralobar sequestration is a type of bronchopulmonary foregut malformation defined as an isolated portion of lung tissue with a systemic arterial supply, its own pleural investment, and no bronchial communication. While it may be recognized in utero or in the neonatal period, depending on its location and associated anomalies, it ...
Parenti Nicola N University of Parma, Parma, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
To conduct a systematic review to check the level of validity and reliability of the Manchester Triage System and the quality of reporting of literature on this topic. This is a systematic review based on the PRISMA guideline on reporting systematic reviews. The systematic search of the international literature published ...
Muramatsu Keiichi K Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1-1-1 Minami-Kogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-8505, Japan. - - 2014
A 38-year-old woman presented with a very large synovial chondromatosis arising from the interphalangeal joint of the thumb. The tumor surrounded the interphalangeal joint and its size was approximately 3 cm. The range of motion was almost fused. Plain radiographs showed an extra-osseous tumor shadow with calcifications. The patient had ...
Agrawal A K AK Second Department of General and Oncological Surgery, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, - - 2014
Pseudomyxoma peritonei (pmp) is a rare clinical condition defined as extensive intraperitoneal spread of mucus associated with a variety of mucinous tumours of varying biologic behavior. Although appendix or ovaries have usually been implicated as the primary site, cases have been reported in association with neoplastic lesions of other sites. ...
Yam Jason C S JC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong - - 2014
We report the ocular findings in a 2.5-year-old girl with a history of congenital erosive and vesicular dermatosis at birth. We highlight the complexity of the associated nasolacrimal duct obstruction with canalicular scarring and review the ocular manifestations of this rare disease.
de Clerck F - - 2014
We report the case of a 56-year-old male patient who was admitted to the emergency department with crescendo abdominal pain since 2 weeks. In the past 2 years, similar but less pronounced episodes were present, each time resolving spontaneously after spasmolytic drugs. Abdominal ultrasound revealed an ileocecal intussusception. An attempt ...
Pfaff Bridget L - - 2014
Blastomycosis, caused by the dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis, is hyperendemic in northern Wisconsin and is unevenly distributed in the rest of the state and contiguous Minnesota. Clinical presentation of this illness has been characterized by localized outbreaks and sporadic cases in endemic areas. Using ICD-9 CPT codes, we queried our ...
Barah Faraj F Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, - - 2014
Parvovirus B19 has been linked with various clinical syndromes including neurological manifestations. However, its role in the latter remains not completely understood. Although the last 10 years witnessed a surge of case reports on B19-associated neurological aspects, the literature data remains scattered and heterogeneous, and epidemiological information on the incidence of ...
Straus David D Departments of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center , Chicago, IL , - - 2014
Disseminated spinal myxopapillary ependymoma (MPE) is extremely rare in adults. We report a 63-year-old man with chronic low-back pain found to have multiple MPEs in the thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine. Diagnostic and management strategies of disseminated MPE are discussed with a review of pertinent literature.
Reed-Berendt Rosa R Paediatric Neuropsychology, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3EX, - - 2014
Cerebellar mutism is a serious neurosurgical complication after posterior fossa surgery, but the cause, incidence and outcome remain incompletely defined. The aim of this paper was to identify and review all reports of this phenomenon to better delineate and improve the evidence base. A systematic search and retrieval of databases ...
Carter Peter P General Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal College of - - 2014
2013 was certainly a turbulent year for the NHS-one where a lot of soul-searching took place alongside a seemingly endless host of recommendations and reforms. However, I believe we should approach this New Year with optimism as we begin to see many of the changes suggested across these reviews put ...
Couturier Amy P AP 1MSU College of Human Medicine Grand Rapids, MI USA 2Pediatric Infectious Disease Spectrum Health Medical Group, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI - - 2014
The second case of Bordetella holmesii endocarditis in a pediatric patient is presented. This patient had a prosthetic mitral valve and asplenia. He was successfully treated with 6 weeks of intravenous meropenem. We review all nine other reported cases of endocarditis and summarize treatment and outcome. Five were immunocompromised and ...
Howes Loene M LM School of Psychology and Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies (TILES), School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 22, Hobart 7001, Tasmania, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
DNA evidence can be extremely compelling. With ongoing scientific advances and applications of DNA evidence in the criminal justice system, it is increasingly important that police, lawyers, and judges recognise both the limitations of DNA evidence and the strength of the evidence in particular cases. Because most forensic sciences are ...
Vercruysse Herman H Jr Dienst Mond-, Kaak- en Aangezichtschirurgie (Head: Maurice Y. Mommaerts), European Face Center, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2014
There is currently no gold standard for the treatment of Stage III bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ). The question remains whether osseous reconstruction can offer an additional gain in outcome given the theoretical risk of non-union at the resection margins and recurrence in the osseous free flap. The objective ...
Zawawi F F Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, - - 2014
Introduction: Anomalies of the stapedius tendon have been reported to cause conductive hearing loss; in theory, such anomalies limit the movement of the stapes. Objectives: To demonstrate a rare cause of conductive hearing loss resulting from anomaly of the stapedius tendon and to compare the clinical findings of this patient ...
Hoppe Daniel J DJ Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, - - 2014
The learning curve for hip arthroscopy is consistently characterized as "steep." The purpose of this systematic review was to (1) identify the various learning curves reported in the literature, (2) examine the evidence supporting these curves, and (3) determine whether this evidence supports an accepted number of cases needed to ...
Ge Long L Evidence-Based Medicine Center, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, Gansu, China ; The First Clinical Medicine College, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, Gansu, - - 2014
The quality of reporting in systematic reviews (SRs)/meta-analyses (MAs) of diagnostic tests published by authors in China has not been evaluated. The aims of present study are to evaluate the quality of reporting in diagnostic SRs/MAs using the PRISMA statement and determine the changes in the quality of reporting over ...
Nguyen Thuc Quyen TQ Division of Gastroenterology, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC, 20007, - - 2014
Ischemic colitis (IC) is being increasingly recognized, although specific etiological causes are observed in a minority of patients. While several drugs have been associated with IC, most remain anecdotal reports. We recently treated a patient with IC thought to be related to sumatriptan for migraines, and performed a literature review ...
Safain Mina G MG Department of Neurosurgery, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, - - 2014
Vertebral artery (VA) occlusion is a serious and potentially life-threatening occurrence. Bow hunter's syndrome, a mechanical occlusion of the VA due to physiological head rotation, has been well described in the medical literature. However, mechanical VA compression due to routine flexion or extension of the neck has not been previously ...
Yilmaz Mesut M Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Department, Istanbul Medipol University, School of Medicine, Unkapanı, Atatürk Bulvarı No .27, 34083 Fatih Istanbul, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
Splenic abscess due to acute brucellosis is a rare event. We report a case of multiple splenic abscesses caused by Brucella melitensis in a 45-year-old woman and review the English language literature based on a PubMed/MEDLINE search of the last 50 years. The majority of the cases published in the ...
Thampy Reshma Sreekumaran RS Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Oculoplastic, Lacrimal and Orbital Surgery , Manchester , United Kingdom - - 2014
Abstract Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare condition with few cases of eyelid involvement reported in the literature. Pathergy is a well-recognised phenomenon that can trigger this condition. Pyoderma gangrenosum should be considered in cases of progressive cribriform cicatrisation where there is a history of antecedent trauma. Surgical management of a ...
Nikolaos Panagopoulos - - 2014
Swyer-James-McLeod Syndrome (SJMS) is an uncommon, emphysematous disease characterized by radiologic hyperlucency of pulmonary parenchyma due to loss of the pulmonary vascular structure and to alveolar overdistension.Case report: We herein describe a 15-year-old Caucasian patient with well-established SJMS since childhood who presented with spontaneous pneumothorax. Video-assisted thoracoscopic bullectomy with apical ...
Liu Yi-Chun Carol YC Ear, Nose, and Throat Institute, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, - - 2014
Congenital labyrinthine cholesteatoma can cause varying degrees of hearing loss and vertigo. Hearing preservation is not always possible when treatment involves total labyrinthectomy. Since 1969, there have been several case reports and case series documenting hearing preservation following surgical treatment of congenital labyrinthine cholesteatoma. However, none of the case reports ...
Ng Christabella C Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, , Southampton, - - 2014
To review the outcome of all antenatally diagnosed conservatively managed congenital lung malformations (CLMs) managed at our centre. All patients diagnosed antenatally with cystic lung malformations from 2001 to 2011, at a tertiary referral paediatric surgical centre practising a policy of conservative management of asymptomatic cases, were retrospectively reviewed. Data ...
Donald Kirsten A KA Division of Developmental Paediatrics, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa. Electronic address: - - 2014
Cerebral palsy is a common neurologic problem in children and is reported as occurring in approximately 2-2.5 of 1000 live births globally. As is the case with many pediatric neurologic conditions, very little has been reported on this condition in the African context. Resource-limited settings such as those found across ...
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