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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 ...
Zubaidah N H NH University Putra Malaysia, Department of Surgery, FPSK, UPM Serdang, Serdang, Selangor 43000, Malaysia. - - 2014
Spontaneous calf haematoma is a rare condition and few case reports have been published in the English literature. Common conditions like deep vein thrombosis and traumatic gastrocnemius muscle tear need to be considered when a patient presents with unilateral calf swelling and tenderness. Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging are essential ...
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 ...
Ucvet Ahmet A Department of Thoracic Surgery, Izmir Dr. Suat Seren Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, - - 2014
Endometriosis is characterized by the growth of endometrium outside the uterine cavity or myometrium. There is no specific radiologic finding that defines endometriosis. Parenchymal lesions, nodules or blebs are reported in the literature, although this clinical entity is rare. Definitive diagnosis and treatment are often possible with surgery. We report ...
Sousa Joana - - 2014
In the last decade, several third- and fourth-generation fluoroquinolones (FQs) have been approved for clinical use. These new agents exhibit a more potent and broader-spectrum antibacterial activity and improved pharmacokinetic properties in comparison to the earlier FQs. Although new FQs are generally safe and well tolerated, moderate-to-severe toxicity events have ...
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
Scientific language contains features that may impede understanding for non-scientists. Forensic scientists' written reports are read by police, lawyers, and judges, and thus assessment of readability is warranted. Past studies of readability differed in background theory and approach, but analysed one or more of: content and sequence; language; and format. ...
Clements Matthew B MB University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Cloacal exstrophy (CE) is a rare congenital disorder with a number of significant associated anomalies. Fetal ultrasound has been used to identify CE; however, accurate diagnosis is challenging. Recently, magnetic resonance imaging has been reported to improve prenatal diagnosis and better characterize the associated defects. We report a case of ...
Ali Ayad K AK Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN. Electronic address: - - 2014
Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is an identified risk of systemic antibacterial therapy with fluoroquinolones. The risk and its severity, including the development of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) between individual agents is uncertain. This study examines the association between fluoroquinolones and PN and GBS in cases spontaneously reported to the FDA Adverse Event ...
Renshaw Scott A SA From the Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, - - 2014
Context.-The College of American Pathologists Cancer Case Summaries templates provide a method for including all necessary pathology information in surgical pathology reports with cancer. How effective these templates are at ensuring a complete report, as measured by a separate outside tumor registry, is not known. Objective.-To determine factors that correlate ...
Haddad B B University College London Hospital, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU, - - 2014
We have reviewed the current literature to compare the results of surgery aimed to repair or debride a damaged acetabular labrum. We identified 28 studies to be included in the review containing a total of 1631 hips in 1609 patients. Of these studies 12 reported a mean rate of good ...
Green Robert - - 2014
ABSTRACTObjective:Hemodynamic instability following emergent endotracheal intubation (EETI) is a potentially life-threatening adverse event. The objectives of this systematic literature review were to document the incidence of postintubation hemodynamic instability (PIHI), to determine the definitions for PIHI used in the available literature, and to examine factors associated with PIHI in adult ...
Launders Naomi J NJ Gastrointestinal, Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Department, Public Health England, London, United Kingdom ; EU Shipsan Trainet Project, Public Health Program, European Agency for Health and Consumers, Luxembourg, - - 2014
International travellers are at a risk of infectious diseases not seen in their home country. Stomach upsets are common in travellers, including on cruise ships. This study compares the incidence of stomach upsets on land- and cruise-based holidays. A major British tour operator has administered a Customer Satisfaction Questionnaire (CSQ) ...
Wheeler Kris K Department of Orthopaedics, University of Florida Jacksonville, - - 2014
A 49-year-old white man presented for evaluation of an enlarging left distal thigh mass with increasing pain over the last several months. The mass was first noticed 11 years prior to this presentation. During his initial examination, the patient was diagnosed with myositis ossificans and had a partial resection of ...
Lodder Shaun S SS Clinical Neurophysiology, MIRA-Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, University of Twente, The - - 2014
Interpretation of the EEG background pattern in routine recordings is an important part of clinical reviews. We evaluated the feasibility of an automated analysis system to assist reviewers with evaluation of the general properties in the EEG background pattern. QUANTITATIVE EEG METHODS WERE USED TO DESCRIBE THE FOLLOWING FIVE BACKGROUND ...
Nguyen Anson - - 2014
Eccrine porocarcinoma (EPC), or malignant eccrine poroma, is an uncommon malignant tumor presumably arising from the intraepidermal ductal portion of the sweat glands. The variable clinical appearance of EPC lesions can make diagnosis challenging for physicians and could delay appropriate treatment. We report 2 cases of EPC and review the ...
Kang Dong Min DM Department of Radiology, Wonkwang University School of Medicine & Hospital, Iksan 570-749, - - 2014
Desmoplastic fibroma of bone is a rare locally aggressive, but non-metastatic tumor. In this case report, we present a desmoplastic fibroma in an unusual location, the clavicle. Desmoplastic fibroma involving the clavicle is extremely rare, with only 2 reported cases before 1985. We report the imaging findings of a desmoplastic ...
Coulier Bruno B Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Clinique St. Luc, Bouge, Namur 5004, - - 2014
We hereby report a case of diffuse pelvic peritoneal involvement by immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD). Numerous pelvic masses and nodules showing delayed enhancement on enhanced abdominal CT were found to congregate in the pelvic organs of a 57-year-old female presenting with intestinal subocclusion. The differentiation between peritoneal IgG4-RD and pelvic ...
Jablenska L L Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, - - 2014
Introduction: Salivary gland pathology in the paediatric population is rare and can present management challenges regarding both investigation and treatment. Method: Case report and review of available literature. Results: A seven-year-old, fit, well girl presented with a two-month history of a painless mass over the left parotid area. Ultrasonography confirmed ...
Weinberg Tessa - - 2014
Background:Expert treatment of cutaneous facial pathology requires the correct diagnosis and precise anatomic knowledge. Lip surface anatomy is complex.Case Report:This brief report reviews the clinically relevant surface anatomy of the lip.
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