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Ives John A JA Samueli Institute, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of - - 2014
We conducted a systematic review (SR) of the peer reviewed scientific literature on ultraweak photon emissions (UPE) from humans. The question was: Can ultraweak photon emissions from humans be used as a non-invasive health assessment? A systematic search was conducted across eight relevant databases: PubMed/MEDLINE, BIOSIS, CINAHL, PSYCHINFO, All of ...
Adekanmbi Abiodun F - - 2014
Genital prolapse in the newborn is a rare clinical condition often times seen in association with congenital myelo-meningocele, or this could occur following shigellosis infection. We therefore report two neonates with rectal prolapse following diarrhea and utero-vaginal prolapse associated with congenital spinal bifida.
Lopez-Campos Guillermo H GH Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre, The University of Melbourne, - - 2014
Self-monitoring experiments are becoming increasingly common as it is the case in other complex environments their interpretation and reproducibility relies heavily in the amount of associated meta-data available. In this work we propose a standardised reporting guideline to annotate these experiments and facilitate their interpretation. The existence of such reporting ...
von-Waagner Wolf W 0000-0003-0409-2451 Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Staten Island University Hospital, 2nd Floor, 256B Mason Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305, - - 2014
We report the case of a 40-year-old woman who presented with a large perineal mass with no rectal or vaginal involvement. Imaging could not rule out malignancy. She underwent wide surgical excision. Histological analysis revealed a large atypical leiomyoma, measuring 24 × 12 × 8 cm. Followup after two years showed ...
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 ...
Lechien Jerome R JR Laboratory of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, UMONS Research Institute for Health Sciences and Technology, University of Mons (UMons), Avenue du Champ de Mars 6, B7000 Mons, Belgium ; Laboratory of Phonetics, Faculty of Psychology, Research Institute for Language Sciences and Technology, University of Mons (UMons), B7000 Mons, - - 2014
Objectives. The aim of this systematic review is to study the causes of odontogenic chronic maxillary rhinosinusitis (CMRS), the average age of the patients, the distribution by sex, and the teeth involved. Materials and Methods. We performed an EMBASE-, Cochrane-, and PubMed-based review of all of the described cases of ...
Ma Yangyang Y Department of Pathology, Fudan University Children's Hospital Shanghai, - - 2014
Gastrablastoma is a rare epitheliomesenchymal biphasic tumor of stomach in children and young adults first reported by Miettinen et al in 2009. Five cases have been reported up to date including only one case with the nodal metastasis and distant metastases. With little atypism gastroblastoma is suggested to be a ...
Culley Joan M JM Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of South Carolina Columbia, Columbia, South - - 2014
Mass casualty incidents (MCIs) include natural (eg, earthquake) or human (eg, terrorism or technical) events. They produce an imbalance between medical needs and resources necessitating the use of triage strategies. Triage of casualties must be performed accurately and efficiently if providers are to do the greatest good for the greatest ...
Chesdachai Supavit - - 2014
We report the case of a 64-year-old man with Arcanobacterium pyogenes endocarditis. The patient presented with dyspnea and asymmetrical progressive quadriparesis. A transthoracic echocardiogram revealed mobile vegetations on both leaflets of his mitral valve measuring 0.5 x 3 cm, thickening of the mitral valve with severe mitral regurgitation due to ...
Duwal Ram Keshari RK Insect Biosystematics Laboratory, Research Institute for Agricultural and Life Sciences, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul, 151-921, Korea.; Email: - - 2014
Five species of Europiella (Phylinae: Phylini) including three newly reported species, E. artemisiae (Becker, 1864), E. kiritshenkoi Kulik, 1975, and E. miyamotoi (Kerzhner, 1988), are recognized for the first time from Korea, and Europiella albipennis (Fallén, 1829) is removed from the Korean list. A new genus Europiellomorpha Duwal n. gen., ...
Xu Ji J Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 201203, - - 2014
Moxibustion is a traditional medical treatment originating in China. It involves using the heat of burning moxa to stimulate acupoints. It is considered safe and effective and is widely used throughout the world. The increasing use of moxibustion has drawn attention to the procedure's adverse events (AEs). This review covers ...
Aldhilan Asim A Medical Imaging Department King Abdul Aziz Medical City for National Guard, Riyadh 11426, Saudia - - 2014
Inflammation of the bicipitoradial bursa is a rare condition and only few reports can be found in literature. Several causes for a cubital bursitis have been suggested in the past. The need to include a malignant lesion in the differential diagnosis has only been mentioned in one of these reports. ...
Baniasadi Shadi S Virology Research Center, NRITLD, Masih Daneshvari Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Detection of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in hospitals provides an important measure of the burden of drug related morbidity on the healthcare system. Spontaneous reporting of ADRs is scare and several obstacles to such reporting have been identified formerly. This study aimed to determine the role of clinical pharmacy residents ...
Lanini S S National Institute for Infectious Diseases (INMI) Lazzaro Spallanzani Rome, - - 2014
A measles outbreak occurred in February 2014 on a ship cruising the western Mediterranean Sea. Overall 27 cases were reported: 21 crew members, four passengers.For two cases the status crew or passenger was unknown. Genotype B3 was identified. Because of different nationalities of cases and persons on board,the event qualified ...
Nguyen Lananh L Department of Neuropathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 200 Lothrop Street, Suite B-400 15207 Pittsburgh, PA, - - 2014
Angiolipomas are benign tumors that usually occur in patients during their late teens or early twenties. Most are found as multiple lesions and often located on the arm or trunk. Although predominantly subcutaneous lesions, intraosseous angiolipomas are primarily found in the mandible and ribs, with one case involving the calvarium ...
Chavan Surekha S Department of Oral Pathology, Bharati Vidyapeeth University Dental College and Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, - - 2014
First branchial cleft anomaly is a rare disease of the head and neck. Because of its rarity, first branchial cleft anomaly is often misdiagnosed and results in inappropriate management. In this article, we present a case of type II first branchial cleft anomaly. A middle-aged woman who had suffered from ...
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 ...
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 ...
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) ...
Endo Katsuya K Division of Gastroenterology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, - - 2014
A 28-year-old Japanese man presented with upper abdominal pain. Computed tomography (CT) revealed a soft tissue mass in the small bowel mesentery. We diagnosed the patient with sclerosing mesenteritis according to the histological findings of small bowel mesentery. Although he was treated with prednisolone, colchicine and azathioprine, neither his symptoms ...
Fares A A Universitätsklinikum Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum GmbH, In der Schornau 23-25, D-44892 Bochum, - - 2014
Acute appendicitis has been reported to be present throughout the year, but some particular months are associated with higher incidences. The aim of this study was designed to review previous studies and analyze the current knowledge and controversies related to seasonal variability of acute appendicitis, to examine whether appendicitis has ...
Kombo B B - - 2014
Splenic abscesses are uncommon manifestation of an acute abdomen. We reported a case of splenic abscess managed by tube drainage. A case report using the case note records of the patient and review of the relevant literature on splenic abscess. A forty five year old Nigerian who presented with features ...
Gobbo Alessandro Del AD Division of Pathology, Fondazione IRCCS "Ca' Granda" - Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico and University of Milan Medical School - - 2014
The coexistence of mesothelioma and other primary malignancies has been previously reported in literature, but the finding of a pleural mesothelioma with a synchronous peritoneal mesothelioma has not been reported so far. We report a case of a 58-years-old woman that came to our attention for the incidental finding of ...
Jimoh Bioku Muftau BM Department of Surgery, Urology Division, Federal Staff Medical Centre, Abuja, - - 2014
Neonatal scrotal hematoma is a rare genitourinary emergency. Some cases have underlining aetiologic factors such as testicular torsion, adrenal hemorrhage, or birth trauma, and others are idiopathic. Previously, immediate scrotal exploration was considered imperative for diagnosis and treatment. With good imaging techniques, some patients are managed nonoperatively. We report a ...
Dirani Ali A Department of Ophthalmology, University of Lausanne, Jules Gonin Eye Hospital, Lausanne, - - 2014
Dome-shaped macula (DSM) was recently described in myopic patients as a convex protrusion of the macula within a posterior pole staphyloma. The pathogenesis of DSM and the development of associated serous foveal detachment (SFD) remain unclear. The obstruction of choroidal outflow and compressive changes of choroidal capillaries have been proposed ...
McKee Daniel D Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, - - 2014
Hydrofluoric acid (HF) causes a unique chemical burn. Much of the current treatment knowledge of HF burns is derived from case reports, small case series, animal studies and anecdotal evidence. The management can be challenging because clinical presentation and severity of these burns vary widely. Plastic surgeons managing burn patients ...
Endo Shinji S Division of Gastroenterology, University of Tsukuba Hospital, - - 2014
Adenocarcinomas arising from the ectopic pancreas in the gastrointestinal wall are rarely described in the literature. In addition, obtaining an accurate preoperative diagnosis is difficult in most cases because these adenocarcinomas occur primarily in the submucosal layer and form submucosal tumors. Endoscopic ultrasonography-guided fine-needle aspiration and endoscopic mucosal resection with ...
Akhtar Muhammad M Division of Cardiology, Staten Island University Hospital New York, New York, - - 2014
As the number of patients having implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) devices is increasing, it is important for the physicians and patients to be aware of situations and conditions that can result in interference with normal functioning of these devices. There are multiple cases of malfunction of ICDs reported in literature ...
Capelle Heloise H Oncopharma, Hôpital Nord, AP-HM, Marseille, - - 2014
Pemetrexed is approved to treat non-small cell lung cancer and has an overall favorable toxicity profile. We describe a 58-year-old man who developped an anaphylactic shock within few minutes from the beginning of pemetrexed perfusion. Pemetrexed was discontinued and the patient's symptoms gradually resolved with administration of symptomatic treatment. Serum ...
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 ...
Zorzela Liliane L Department of Pediatrics, 4-548 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, - - 2014
To examine the quality of reporting of harms in systematic reviews, and to determine the need for a reporting guideline specific for reviews of harms. Systematic review. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) and Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE). Databases were searched for systematic reviews having an ...
Pandey Nityanand N Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
Bilateral thalamic tumors are rare. Pediatric bilateral thalamic glioblastomas are even rarer, only five cases reported in the English literature till date. The clinical presentation, natural history, and prognosis of pediatric thalamic tumors are still relatively obscure. In this article, we report an 8-year-old patient with large bilateral thalamic glioblastomas ...
Yang Hee-Seok HS Department of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, College of Medicine, Dong-A University, Busan, - - 2014
We reported a case of complicated silicosis that occurred in a glass manufacturing plant worker who had presumably been exposed to low-concentration free silica for almost 20 years. To the best of our knowledge this report is the first in the Republic of Korea. The physician's first impression was cancer since ...
Anderson Paul A PA Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, - - 2014
Adverse events reporting in pivotal trials of new technologies, such as cervical total disk replacement, are essential to determine safety. Important questions concerning the adequacy of reporting about such new technologies in peer-reviewed publications have prompted this analysis to assess the safety of cervical disk replacement compared with fusion as ...
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 ...
Zhang Chao C Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Navy General Hospital, Beijing, People's Republic of - - 2014
Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is considered an underdiagnosed and mostly asymptomatic nonprimary osteoarthritis. The etiology of DISH remains unknown and the validated diagnostic criteria are absent. This condition is still recognized radiologically only. Rarely, large projecting anterior osteophytes result in esophageal impingement and distortion leading to dysphagia. We report ...
Mabud Tarub S TS Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Dr., Philadelphia, PA 19104, - - 2014
We analyzed a comprehensive telephone log of pest infestation reports to assess the spatial and temporal trends in Cimex lectularius L. (bed bug) reporting throughout Philadelphia, PA. Citywide spatial analyses of reports from September 2011 to June 2012 revealed several statistically significant bed bug hotspots. However, these were small and ...
Sharp Stephen J SJ Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United - - 2014
The case-cohort study design combines the advantages of a cohort study with the efficiency of a nested case-control study. However, unlike more standard observational study designs, there are currently no guidelines for reporting results from case-cohort studies. Our aim was to review recent practice in reporting these studies, and develop ...
Baksi Aditya A Department of Surgery, Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, - - 2014
We report a rare case of a primary adrenal cortical malignancy presenting with spontaneous retroperitoneal haemorrhage in a young adult. To the best of our knowledge, this is the thirteenth such case to be reported in the English literature.
Makhdom Asim M AM Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shriners Hospital for Children, Montreal Children Hospital, McGill University, 1529 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1A6 ; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi - - 2014
The aim of this study is to systematically review the literature with regards to surgical treatment of patients with hip joint osteochondromas, and to report our surgical management of three paediatric patients who had femoral neck or acetabular osteochondromas in association with acetabular dysplasia. We performed a systematic review using ...
Kar Indu Bhusan IB Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, S. C. B. Dental College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, - - 2014
Ameloblastic carcinoma (AC) is a rare primary odontogenic tumor that has histological features of both ameloblastoma and carcinoma. A total number of 92 case reports speak about its rare incidence, affecting mostly the mandible as a locally destructive lesion. The maxilla is affected even more rarely as only 35 cases ...
Pencharz Deborah Ruth DR Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom. - - 2014
¹²³I-FP-CIT (DaTSCAN) SPECT studies of the nigrostriatal pathway are a valuable tool in the diagnosis of movement disorders. However some scans are reported as equivocal with potential adverse consequences. We investigated whether the use of quantification of tracer uptake within the striatum can be used to reduce the number of ...
Kanavi Mozhgan Rezaei MR Ophthalmic Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1666663111, - - 2014
To report the cytology results of 25-gauge transconjunctival (25G-TSV) diagnostic vitrectomy in cases suspicious for intraocular lymphoma (IOL), and compare the results to those reported in the literature. Clinical and cytopathological records of 18 vitreous biopsy specimens obtained via 25G-TSV diagnostic vitrectomy in 12 patients suspicious for IOL were reviewed ...
Borie Eduardo E Dental School, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile; Ribeirão Preto Dental School, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
Exostoses in paranasal sinuses have been reported in the otolaryngology literature, but they have not been described in the dental literature to our knowledge. The aim of this article is to describe an idiopathic and rare case of bilateral exostosis obtained by cone-beam computed tomography. The case shows a healthy ...
HoŇ£oleanu Cristina - - 2014
Psoas abscess is a rare condition that might represent a diagnostic challenge. We report the case of a 47 years old male patient with diabetes mellitus and chronic pancreatitis, who was admitted for fever and severe pain of the left shoulder, in spite of a normal rheumatologic exam. The pain ...
Cianferoni Fabio F Natural History Museum of the University of Florence, Zoological Section "La Specola", via Romana 17, I-50125, Florence, Italy. Institute of Agroenvironmental and Forest Biology, CNR - National Research Council of Italy, via Salaria 29.300, I-00015, Monterotondo Scalo (Rome), Italy; Email: - - 2014
Limnobatodes paradoxus Hussey, 1925 is a primitive hydrometrid, described from a single female specimen collected in 1923 at Tela, Honduras (Hussey 1925). Following the original description, very few records of this species have been reported in literature, and locality indications are not detailed: Brazil (Cobben 1968), Peru (Andersen 1977), and ...
Moshirfar Majid M John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, - - 2014
Present a case of dislocation of an Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) that occurs after blunt trauma and review the published literature on this topic. Case report and literature review using PubMed. A 44 year-old male presented to the emergency department with sudden onset of blurry vision after blunt trauma to ...
Chandarana Mihir N MN Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Broad ligament tumors are uncommon. Sarcomas rarely arise from the broad ligament, leiomyosarcomas being the most common. Rhabdomyosarcomas of the broad ligament are very rare. To the best of our knowledge, no case of an embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the broad ligament has been reported in literature.
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 ...
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