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Heh-Foster A M AM Department of Pharmacy, St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center, Syracuse, New York, - - 2014
Erythropoiesis stimulating agents [erythropoietin (EPO)] have been recommended to treat anaemic patients who cannot receive or refuse blood tranfusion ('untransfusable' patients). The objective of the study was to quantify the association of EPO use with haemoglobin (Hgb) recovery in anaemic untransfusable hospitalised patients. EPO treated anaemic untransfusable patients were identified ...
Cong W L WL Department of Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA; Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Reported drilling methods for CFRP/Ti stacks include twist drilling, end milling, core grinding, and their derived methods. The literature does not have any report on drilling of CFRP/Ti stacks using rotary ultrasonic machining (RUM). This paper, for the first time, reports a study on drilling of CFRP/Ti stacks using RUM. ...
Lee Jang-Hoon - - 2014
A 75-year-old Korean man was referred to our hospital with cramping abdominal pain. His chest X-ray showed an abnormal air shadow above the diaphragm, and computed tomography showed an abdominal viscera in the pericardium. We performed surgery and confirmed peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia with small bowel strangulation. Postoperative course was uneventful. ...
Jacobs Katherine K Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, - - 2014
Background Left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC) cardiomyopathy is a rare form of cardiomyopathy. It is difficult to diagnose prenatally and therefore not well described in the fetal population. There have been a few reports in the literature detailing isolated cases of fetal and neonatal LVNC cardiomyopathy. Case Report We present a case of ...
Diamond Ivan R IR Child Health Evaluative Sciences Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada; Department of Medical Imaging, The University of Toronto, 263 McCaul Street, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON M5T 1W7, Canada; Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, The University of Toronto, 155 College Street, 4th floor, Toronto, ON M5T 3M7, - - 2014
To investigate how consensus is operationalized in Delphi studies and to explore the role of consensus in determining the results of these studies. Systematic review of a random sample of 100 English language Delphi studies, from two large multidisciplinary databases [ISI Web of Science (Thompson Reuters, New York, NY) and ...
Law Joanna K JK From the *Division of Gastroenterology, †Department of Pathology, ‡Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, §Department of Pathology, Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center, and ∥Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, - - 2014
The aim of the study was to determine if there had been any change in the number of solid-pseudopapillary neoplasm (SPN) cases detected and their evaluation or management over time. A systematic review of SPN was performed of all articles published in English in PubMed and Scopus. A total of ...
Greenwell Cm C University of Sydney Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Camden, NSW, - - 2014
Metaphyseal osteopathy (MO) was diagnosed in three Australian Kelpie puppies that were presented for veterinary assessment of lameness. The three puppies were siblings. Each was from a different litter by the same breeding pair. The puppy in case one was seen by the authors, and the puppies in cases two ...
Griffin Adrienne Carruth AC Department of Pathology, Passavant Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA, 15237, USA, - - 2014
Adrenal cortical carcinomas (ACC) are rare, typically aggressive malignant neoplasms with a reported incidence of 1-2 cases per 1 million population and account for 0.05-0.2 % of all malignancies. The majority of these tumors are functional with approximately 60 % of patients experiencing endocrine symptomatology typically characterized by Cushing's syndrome (40 %) or ...
Izzedine Hassane H Department of Nephrology, Pitie-Salpetriere, 47-80 Boulevard de l'Hôpital, 75013, Paris, France, - - 2014
Monoclonal antibodies directed against the immune checkpoint protein cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen-4 (CTLA-4; CD152) have been investigated in metastatic melanoma and other cancers and have shown promising results. Inhibition of CTLA-4 characteristically induces well-known side effects called "immune-related adverse events" (irAEs). IrAEs mainly include colitis, dermatitis, hepatitis, endocrinopathies; uveitis, iridocyclitis, neuropathies, ...
Coman Roxana M RM Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32608, - - 2014
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an idiopathic chronic inflammatory disorder that affects the colonic mucosa. One class among the drugs used for its treatment is the 5-aminosalicylates (5-ASAs). While highly efficacious in treating mild-to-moderate UC, 5-ASAs are associated with rare but potentially life-threatening side effects such as pericarditis, myocarditis and pneumonitis. ...
Sathe Pragati Aditya PA a Seth G.S.Medical College & KEM Hospital, - - 2014
Abstract Abstract - Objective - The objective of this article is to present an analysis of cases of Fetus in fetu (FIF) diagnosed at our institute and to compare our data with published literature. Methods - This is a retrospective analysis of cases of FIF diagnosed at our institute from ...
Carroll Melissa M Department of Dermatology, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, - - 2014
Dermatomyositis-related panniculitis is a rare cutaneous manifestation of dermatomyositis. There are few reported cases in the medical literature. We present the case of a 60-year-old woman with a 2-year history of dermatomyositis and recent biopsy-confirmed panniculitis treated with prednisone, cyclophosphamide and i.v. immunoglobulin.
Sasaki Jun J From the Division of Critical Care Medicine, Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, - - 2014
North America is home to 2 families of venomous snakes, Crotalinae (pit viper family) and Elapidae (coral snake family). Although there are several published reports describing and reviewing the management of pit viper snakebites in children, there are no recent similar publications detailing the clinical course and management of coral ...
Vaishya Raju R Department of Orthopedics, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi 110076, - - 2014
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is usually recommended for young patients. Several recent articles have however reported comparable outcomes of ACL reconstruction between youth and patients in fourth or fifth age group. But in the literature there are not many reports about ACL reconstruction in patients over 70 years old. ...
Jegapragasan Mithulan M Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, United - - 2014
Study Design Case report. Objective The objective of this study is to report the occurrence of tophaceous gout in the lumbar spine. Methods Using a case report to illustrate the key points of gout in the spine, we provide a brief review of gout in the literature as it relates to its orthopedic ...
Burge J Ross - - 2014
The pie-crusting method of ligament and tendon lengthening has been used successfully in various tissues but is not reported in the literature as an option for patellar or quadriceps tendons to address flexion limitation. Our case report discusses a patient with longstanding flexion limitation who underwent primary total knee arthroplasty. ...
Wada Cherisse C John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, - - 2014
Dermatomyositis as a paraneoplastic consequence of gynecological malignancy has rarely been reported in literature and never been reported in Honolulu. This case report describes a local Honolulu resident who was diagnosed with endometrial adenocarcinoma upon presenting with acute dermatomyositis symptoms.
Park Hyong Joo HJ Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, - - 2014
Osteoma of the temporal bone most commonly occurs in the external ear. Osteomas in the middle ear are not common, and only 25 relevant cases (18 papers) have been reported in the English literature. With only 5 cases reported to date, osteoma of the promontory in the middle ear is ...
Nakagawa Masatoshi M Department of Thoracic Surgery, Respiratory Center, Toranomon Hospital, - - 2014
Myelolipoma in the mediastinum is an extremely rare entity. In this report, we present the case of a 79-year-old asymptomatic man who had three bilateral paravertebral mediastinal tumors. The three tumors were resected simultaneously using bilateral three-port video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). There has been no evidence of recurrence within four ...
Wang Songting S Beilun People's Hospital, Ningbo, Zhejiang, - - 2014
Kissing nevus is a curious type of nevus that was first described on the eyelids and rarely described on the penis. We report two cases of kissing nevus of the penis and review previously reported cases. The lesions of the kissing nevus of the penis showed characteristic mirror-image symmetry relative ...
Al Haddabi Ibrahim - - 2014
Introduction: HER 2 Neu protein overexpression and its detection by immunohistochemistry (IHC) has become quiet critical because of its relevance in regards to Herceptin treatment. This peer review was done at a tertiary care center, which aimed at determining the inter-observer variation among five pathologists and evaluating the degree of ...
Shukla Shailaja - - 2014
Apocrine hidrocystomas (AHC) are uncommon cystic lesions of apocrine glands and are most often solitary. They are usually found in the head and neck region. Multiple AHC have been rarely reported in the literature usually in the eyelids and face. On extensive search of literature, we came across only a ...
Omoniyi-Esan G O - - 2014
Perinatal autopsy remains a valuable tool in perinatal medicine. It provides an insight into the genetic implications of subsequent pregnancies and also helps reduce parental events such as maternal illness or maternal use of medications. The practice is not popularly acceptable in our environment for socio-cultural reasons. The scarcity of ...
Sharma Chandramohan C Department of Neurology, Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, - - 2014
SYMPTOMATIC NEUROSYPHILIS (NS) CAN HAVE VARIED SYNDROMIC PRESENTATIONS: Meningitis, meningovascular and parenchymatous involvement. Non-tabetic syphilis affecting the spinal cord is rare and only sporadic case reports have been published. The variant of meningomyelitis known as Erb's paraplegia refers to patients of spinal syphilis with very slow progression over many years ...
Thakur Shruti S Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, - - 2014
The morphogenesis of the pancreas is a complex process having a very low frequency of anatomic variation. The congenital anomalies are rare. Complete pancreatic and ventral pancreatic agenesis are incompatible with life. Dorsal pancreatic agenesis is exceedingly rare with less than 100 cases reported in the world literature. Patients with ...
Carvalho Filho Elio Barreto de - - 2014
Systematic review of vacuum assisted drainage in cardiopulmonary bypass, demonstrating its advantages and disadvantages, by case reports and evidence about its effects on microcirculation. We conducted a systematic search on the period 1997-2012, in the databases PubMed, Medline, Lilacs and SciELO. Of the 70 selected articles, 26 were included in ...
Eluvathingal Muttikkal Thomas Jose TJ University of Virginia Medical Center; Charlottesville, VA, USA - - - 2014
Perivascular spaces can occasionally appear mass-like (tumefactive or giant perivascular space), and can be associated with clinical symptoms. Spontaneous regression of a tumefactive perivascular space is a very rare phenomenon with only two reported cases in the English medical literature. Spontaneous regression of a tumefactive perivascular space along with resolution ...
Attaway Amy A Western Michigan University School of Medicine, Dept. of Internal Medicine, 1000 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-1284, - - 2014
Bullous pemphigoid is a cutaneous autoimmune blistering disorder. The etiology for what precipitates this disease is not entirely clear at this point, although it has been associated with certain medications. We describe the case of a 70-year-old male with a past medical history of diabetes type 2 who developed a ...
Rollandini Jobeth J Heritage Valley Health Systems, Beaver, Pennsylvania (JR, - - 2014
Macrodystrophia lipomatosa (MDL) is a rare, nonhereditary, congenital malformation that primarily affects the proliferation of mesenchymal structures. It presents with localized macrodactyly of one or more digits. The characteristic pathology is associated with hypertrophic fibroadipose tissues, more so to the plantar aspect of the foot. This condition can pose a ...
Parsons Lauren L Department of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, - - 2014
We report a rare case of pulmonary intraparenchymal lipoma. Lipomas are benign adipocytic tumors, which are ubiquitous in distribution, particularly in the subcutis and soft tissue. Visceral lipomas, in particular, pulmonary lipomas, are rarely reported. Even rarer are intraparenchymal lipomas, such as this case, of which less than 10 have ...
Aubuchon James P JP Puget Sound Blood Center, Seattle, - - 2014
The utility of a hemovigilance system depends on appropriate, reproducible application of system definitions. This is even more important when submissions are not reviewed by an adjudicating body. We sought to determine how participants would code adverse reactions at institutions that had or had not received training on the application ...
Mews Lorissa L Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada2Department of Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, - - 2014
IMPORTANCE Diprosopus is a medical condition that refers to full or partial craniofacial duplication. A particular subset of this condition, duplication of the mouth, is an exceedingly rare condition, with 7 reported cases in the medical literature. The embryogenesis and mechanism of disease are not well understood. The objective of ...
D'Eufemia Patrizia P Departments of aPediatrics bOrthopaedics and Traumatology, 'Sapienza', University of - - 2014
Idiopathic scoliosis is the most common form of spinal deformity in children. However, secondary causes of scoliosis, such as ganglioneuroma, should be always considered to avoid wrong diagnosis, and further investigations are required when there are atypical signs. We report a case of ganglioneuroma misdiagnosed as idiopathic scoliosis and review ...
Yoon Yeon Sup YS Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Chonbuk National University, Research Institute of Clinical Medicine Chonbuk National University and Chonbuk National University Hospital, Jeonju, Republic of - - 2014
Osteomas of the middle ear are rare benign neoplasms. To date, only a few cases have been reported. Osteomas of the middle ear are small, single, usually unilateral, peduncular growths, off-white in color, with a smooth or multilobular surface, asymptomatic or causing functional disorders. The most common symptom is conductive ...
Shaikh Aftab S AS Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals , Mumbai, - - 2014
Adrenal sarcomatoid carcinomas are extremely rare tumors presenting with extensive locoregional spread at the time of diagnosis. Patients succumb to metastases within a couple of months. As a result, very few cases are reported in the literature until now. We present a case of a 62-year old female with non-functional ...
Thorsteinsson A-L AL Department of Cardiology, Nephrology and Endocrinology, Nordsjællands Hospital-Hillerød, University of Copenhagen, Hillerød, Dyrehavevej 29, 3400, Hillerød, Denmark, - - 2014
Long-term treatment with bisphosphonates against osteoporosis may cause atypical femur fractures and osteonecrosis of the jaw. Eight cases of bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the external auditory canal area are published. Based on Danish national registers, we report a time- and dose-dependent increased risk of cholesteatoma in osteoporosis patients treated with bisphosphonates. ...
Aung Phyu Phyu PP Section of Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, - - 2014
Extraocular sebaceous carcinoma is a rare neoplasm. Purely in situ extraocular sebaceous carcinoma is extremely rare and somewhat controversial. Review of the literature reveals only three reported cases, two of which involved the head and neck and one the arm. The ones on the head and neck arose in association ...
Geffrey Alexandra L AL Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, - - 2014
Congenital lymphedema has been described as a possible rare association of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), with only six previous cases reported in the literature. TSC is an autosomal dominant, multisystem disorder connected to aberrant regulation of the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway. The aim of this study is to ...
Uemura Haruka H Disease Control and Prevention Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1-21-1 Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 162-8655, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Spondylodiscitis caused by Parvimonas micra, a rarely reported infection, might be under-detected using conventional methods. This report of the detection and treatment of two cases of spondylodiscitis due to P. micra and review of the literature indicates that the use of gene sequencing methods might improve the accuracy of diagnosing ...
Chamadoira Clara C Servicio de Neurocirugía, Hospital São João, Porto. Portugal. Electronic address: - - 2014
Epithelioid sarcomas are rare mesenchymal neoplasms mainly arising in the limbs of young adults. We report the case of a 24-year-old male presenting low back pain radiating to both lower limbs, constipation and urinary retention. The MRI scan showed an intraspinal lesion extending from L4 to S2. Surgery resulted in ...
Cheng Yue Y Department of Radiology, Tianjin First Central Hospital, Tianjin, China, - - 2014
Granulomatous prostatitis is an unusual form of prostatitis, and xanthogranulomatous prostatitis (XGP) is an even rarer granulomatous inflammation. Very few XGP cases have been reported in the literature. The reports concerning MRI features of XGP are even less. The present two cases of XGP in our report have different appearances ...
Hauptman Paul J PJ Department of Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine; Center for Outcomes Research, Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Electronic address: - - 2014
Information is limited about the communication of corrections or errors in the medical literature; therefore we sought to determine the frequency and significance of published errata in high impact factor (IF) journals. Retrospective evaluation of errata reports for papers published in 20 English language general medicine and cardiovascular journals (mean ...
Shaw Andrew A a Ohio State University, - - 2014
Abstract Synovial chondromatosis is a benign condition characterized by metaplastic changes of the synovial membrane typically affecting large joints. Cervical spine involvement is rare and has not been reported in a teenager. The authors report a case of cervical synovial chondromatosis in a 19-year-old male presenting with left sided weakness ...
Dou Ning-Ning NN From the Department of Neurosurgery, XinHua Hospital/The Cranial, Nerve Disease Center of Shanghai, Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, People's Republic of - - 2014
Regardless hemifacial spasm (HFS) or trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is commonly caused by an offending artery, 36 cases caused by an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) have been reported in the literature. However, the concurrent HFS and TN caused by AVM have never been reported so far. We reported a case of coexistent ...
Liu Joceline S JS Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL. Electronic address: - - 2014
Lichen sclerosus (LS) is a chronic inflammatory genital skin condition that can cause destructive urethral scarring. No prior studies have reported LS in isolated bulbar urethral stricture segments without the presence of progressive disease originating from the penile urethra. We report the incidence of LS in isolated bulbar urethral stricture ...
McConeghy Kevin W KW Department of Pharmacy Practice University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, - - 2014
Evaluate dabigatran adverse event reports with a reported bleeding event and/or reported fatal outcome compared with warfarin. Retrospective analysis of the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) database. We identified reports from October 1, 2010, through December 31, 2011, in the United States listing dabigatran or warfarin as the primary ...
Hughes M A MA University of Utah Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health , Salt Lake City, UT , - - 2014
Context. Diisocyanates have been associated with respiratory and dermal sensitization. Limited number of case reports, and a few case studies, media, and other references suggest potential neurotoxic effects from exposures to toluene diisocyanate (TDI), 1,6 hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI), and methylene diisocyanate (MDI). However, a systematic review of the literature evaluating ...
Ryu Kyeong Hwa KH Department of Radiology, Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital, College of Medicine, Busan, - - 2014
Round ligament varicosities are rare, and the mass mimics an inguinal hernia. Round ligament varicosities should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a groin swelling in a female, especially during pregnancy. The diagnosis of round ligament varicosities can be established on grayscale and color Doppler ultrasonography. We report two ...
An Seo-Young SY Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, School of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of - - 2014
This study contributes three well-documented cases of multiple simple bone cysts (SBCs) of the jaws and reviews previously published cases. A comprehensive literature search of multiple SBCs was conducted using the PubMed database. Synonyms of SBC were used as search key words in combination with "mandible or jaw," "bilateral, multiple, ...
Tregunno Philip Michael PM Vigilance and Risk Management of Medicines Division (VRMM), Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), 151 Buckingham Palace Road, London, UK, - - 2014
Individual case reports of suspected harm from medicines are fundamental for signal detection in postmarketing surveillance. Their effective analysis requires reliable data and one challenge is report duplication. These are multiple unlinked records describing the same suspected adverse drug reaction (ADR) in a particular patient. They distort statistical screening and ...
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