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Carney Nancy N *Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology and ‖Center for Spoken Language Understanding, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon; ‡Brain Trauma Foundation, New York, New York; §Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California; ¶Department of Emergency Medicine and; ‡‡Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York #Department of Psychology, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon; **US Army Combat Casualty Care Research Program, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Fort Detrick, - - 2014
Currently, there is no evidence-based definition for concussion that is being uniformly applied in clinical and research settings. To conduct a systematic review of the highest-quality literature about concussion and to assemble evidence about the prevalence and associations of key indicators of concussion. The goal was to establish an evidence-based ...
Zhang Shuai S Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400038, P.R. - - 2014
In the current report a case of a 26-year-old male with a primary dedifferentiated liposarcoma of the femur accompanied by malignant fibrous histiocytoma is presented. The patient complained of a dull intermittent pain, for three months, along the anterolateral aspect of the right knee and was referred to Southwest Hospital ...
Zhou Yiming Y Department of General Surgery, Huashan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, P.R. - - 2014
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a relatively common head and neck tumor, however, is rare in the digestive tracts. There have been <100 cases of esophageal ACC reported to date and no cases of gastric ACC. The present study reports the exceptional case of a 53-year-old male with a primary ...
Kowalczuk Marcin M Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, 4E175, Hamilton, ON, L8S 3Z5, - - 2014
As the body of literature on femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) continues to grow, clinicians turn to systematic reviews to remain current with the best available evidence. The quality of systematic reviews in the FAI literature is currently unknown. The goal of this study was to assess the quality of the reporting ...
Zeineddine Hussein A HA American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, - - 2014
Congenital vesicovaginal fistula is an exceedingly rare entity. There is no consensus regarding the nature and origin of this condition. We report two cases with congenital vesicovaginal fistula and compile previously reported cases in the English literature. Theories behind the genesis of this anomaly will be briefly presented. We describe ...
Cifra Christina L CL Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, - - 2014
To determine if standardised chart review applied to records of patients discussed at a paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) morbidity and mortality conference (MMC) yields additional or different information regarding safety event occurrence and characteristics. Retrospective record review. Single tertiary referral PICU in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 96 patients discussed at ...
Hajiran Ali A Ali Hajiran, Chad Morley, Robert Jansen, Stanley Kandzari, Patrick Bacaj, Stanley Zaslau, Jon Cardinal, Division of Urology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26505, United - - 2014
Myelolipomas are rare tumors consisting of both adipose and hematopoietic tissue and are typically found within the adrenal gland. Extra-adrenal involvement is rare, especially those tumors involving the perirenal space and collecting system. We report a case of a patient with an incidentally discovered perirenal mass that was initially concerning ...
Chiu King-Wah KW King-Wah Chiu, Cheng-Kun Wu, Long-Sheng Lu, Shue-Shian Chiou, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 83305, - - 2014
We investigated the sebaceous gland metaplasia (SGM) of the esophagus and clarified the evidence of misdiagnosis and its diagnosis pitfall. Cases of pathologically proven SGM were enrolled in the clinical analysis and reviewed description of endoscope. In the current study, we demonstrated that SGM is very rare esophageal condition with ...
Syre Peter P From the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, - - 2014
Retrospective medical record review and literature review. To identify cases where a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak occurred during an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) and to create a management algorithm based on the findings. ACDF is a commonly performed spinal operation. It is effective with very low complication rates. ...
Moore Carlton R CR From the *Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, †The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Center, and ‡Department of family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North - - 2014
Numerous studies show that follow-up of abnormal cancer screening results, such as mammography and Papanicolaou (Pap) smears, is frequently not performed in a timely manner. A contributing factor is that abnormal results may go unrecognized because they are buried in free-text documents in electronic medical records (EMRs), and, as a ...
Shiraev Timothy - - 2014
We report the case of a 65-year-old male who presented with an extensive iliofemoral venous thrombosis, which CT demonstrated was secondary to compression of the right common and external iliac veins by a 5cm diameter penile prosthesis reservoir. A similar occurrence has only been reported a handful of times previously, ...
Kilpatrick Sarah J - - 2014
Severe maternal morbidity and mortality have been rising in the United States. To begin a national effort to reduce morbidity, a specific call to identify all pregnant and postpartum women experiencing admission to an intensive care unit or receipt of four or more units of blood for routine review has ...
Rokkjaer Malene Sine MS Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Holstebro Hospital, Laegårdvej 12, 7500, Holstebro, Denmark, - - 2014
Unsuspected tonsillar malignancy in routine tonsillectomy specimens is rare. A potentially increased risk of unsuspected tonsillar malignancy in adult patients presenting with peritonsillar abscess (PTA) was noted in a recent review. Furthermore, a literature search revealed several case reports concerning tonsillar malignancy presenting as PTA. Thus, the aim of the ...
Kilpatrick Sarah J SJ Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, California Pacific Hospital, San Francisco, California, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; the Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC; the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California; the University of Colorado College of Nursing, Aurora, Colorado; and the Cooper University Hospital, Cooper Medical School, Rowan University, Camden, New - - 2014
Severe maternal morbidity and mortality have been rising in the United States. To begin a national effort to reduce morbidity, a specific call to identify all pregnant and postpartum women experiencing admission to an intensive care unit or receipt of 4 or more units of blood for routine review has ...
Lin Ruo-Yang RY Ruo-Yang Lin, Tan-Zhou Chen, Wei Wu, Jian-Hong Wang, Qing-Xi Han, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou 325000, Zhejiang Province, - - 2014
Lymphangioma is an uncommon benign tumor that develops in the lymphatic system. Abdominal lymphangiomatosis is extremely rare in adult patients, and the clinical symptoms of this condition are complicated and atypical. We report a case of abdominal lymphangiomatosis in a 38-year-old female who presented with intestinal bleeding and protein-losing enteropathy, ...
Placella G G Istituto di Ricerca Traslazionale per l'Apparato Locomotore - Nicola Cerulli - Let People Move RI, Via Pontani n° 9, 06100, Perugia, Italy, - - 2014
Although many studies have investigated the anatomy of the Medial Patello-Femoral Ligament (MPFL), some studies have even questioned its existence. In the last 20 years, there is a renewed interest on the role of the MPFL in patello-femoral instability. As a result, several studies have been published that describe the anatomy, ...
Cruz Toro P P Otorhinolaryngology Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Feixa Llarga s/n, Hospitalet de Llobregat, 08907 Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Necrotizing fasciitis in the cervical region is a rare entity, characterized by a fulminant infection that causes extensive necrosis of the subcutaneous tissue and fascial planes, with high mortality and morbidity rates. The origin is generally odontogenic or pharyngeal, involving a mixed flora of microorganisms. Descending infection and mediastinal involvement ...
Navarre Pierre P Hôpital Sainte-Justine, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, - - 2014
Tuberous sclerosis has been associated with lower extremity lymphoedema in rare cases, only in females. Our objective was to increase present knowledge about this condition by describing this association of lower limb lymphoedema and tuberous sclerosis, however, in a male patient. We report the case of a 5-year-old boy who ...
Kargar Mona M Research Center for Rational Use of Drugs, Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran - - 2014
Introduction: Tuberculosis (TB) treatment, in particular therapy for multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB), is associated with toxicities and adverse drug reactions (ADRs). Areas covered: This paper reviews Iranian literature reporting ADRs which occurred during tuberculosis treatment. English language papers were sourced from PubMed, ScienceDirect, Wiley, Ovid and Proquest, with Google Scholar searched ...
Desy Nicholas M NM Department of Orthopedics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, - - 2014
Cystic adventitial disease (CAD) is a rare condition that affects arteries and veins. The etiology remains controversial and several treatment methods have been described. By understanding the pathogenesis of CAD, we can improve the surgical treatment, reduce recurrence rates, and improve patient outcomes. The objective of this study was to ...
Lalli Trapper A J - - 2014
The peroneal tubercle is an osseous structure on the lateral side of the calcaneus present in 90% of individuals. Hypertrophy of the peroneal tubercle resulting in stenosing peroneal tenosynovitis has been well described in the literature. Repair of this condition involves operative treatment to remove the hypertrophied peroneal tubercle and ...
Karthika J J Department of Microbiology, Sri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Thiruporur, Nellikuppam, Chengalpet, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
The association of fungus in allergic fungal rhino sinusitis has been around 200 times in the world literature. As per the available literature, the most common agent identified so far appears to be ASPERGILLUS, though the condition is increasingly associated with Dematiaceous fungi. Here we report for the first time ...
Kim Kyung Soo KS From the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
The present report describes a case of gossypiboma in the maxillary sinus after treatment for the fracture of the orbital floor with review of the literatures on this interesting disease entity. The suspicion of gossypiboma should be raised when a patient with a history of previous sinonasal surgery, especially Caldwell-Luc ...
Mendes C P CP Department of Dermatology, Medical School, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, - - 2014
Divided or kissing naevi are located on adjacent parts of the body that are separated during embryogenesis. Divided naevus of the penis (DNP) is exceedingly rare, with < 15 cases reported in the English language literature. Divided penile naevi affect the glans penis and inner foreskin, which are anatomical structures believed ...
Kumar Ameet A Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgical Division, Base Hospital, New Delhi, India 110010. - - 2014
Thoracic duct cysts are uncommon entities that are usually found in the thoracic segments of the thoracic duct. The presence of a thoracic duct cyst in the cervical area has been rarely reported. Etiologically, these cysts can arise either as a primary growth or secondary to trauma, obstruction, or inflammation. ...
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Presents the report on the apportionment ballot for representation year 2015. Each year, the apportionment ballot is used to determine how many representatives each division and state, provincial, and territorial association will have on the Council of Representatives. The system is described in Article V, Sections 6 and 7, of ...
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Presents the 2013 summary report of journal operations for the American Psychological Association. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved).
Hofmann Alejandro D AD National Children's Research Centre, Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12, - - 2014
Congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT), a term introduced in the late 1990s accounts for 30-50 % of cases of end-stage renal disease in children. The association of urogenital anomalies and Hirschsprung's disease (HSCR) based on the common genetic background of enteric nervous system and human urinary tract ...
Guilherme Benfatti Olivato Gbo G Heart Institute (InCor) - University of Sao Paulo Faculty of Medicine Clinics Hospital (HC-FMUSP), Sao Paulo, - - 2014
APS, 19 years, female, outpatients with a diagnosis of patent ductus arteriosus in planning surgical correction sought emergency room presenting episodes of fever measured 2 weeks ago, asthenia and fatigue. Additional research showed pancytopenia and hepatosplenomegaly. Prompted transthoracic echocardiography showing orifice of the ductus arteriosus thicked image hiperrefringente, mobile, looks ...
Hardy Hubert H Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Multidisciplinary Federation of Cervicomaxillofacial Oncology, Rouen University Hospital, Charles Nicolle Hospital, 1 rue de Germont, 76031, Rouen, - - 2014
Anatomical variations of the stylohyoid apparatus are frequent. Two types can occur: an elongation of the stylohyoid ligament, from a long styloid process to a complete ossified structure connecting the skull base to the lesser horn of the hyoid bone, or the existence of supernumerary bones in the stylohyoid fibrous ...
Tseng Victor - - 2014
Abstract Background: Peripheral smear review is a critical, but labor intensive adjunct for evaluation of lymphocytosis. Standard practice based on consensus guidelines is to review cases with absolute lymphocyte count (ALC) >5×109/L. We hypothesize that identifying cases for review by applying appropriately adjusted ALC and age discriminators will decrease laboratory ...
Lee Dong Jun DJ Department of Radiology, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, 149 Sangil-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul, 134-727, Republic of - - 2014
Intussusception of the appendix is an uncommon condition that is difficult to diagnose with radiology. Endometriosis causing appendiceal intussusception is a rare condition that has only been reported a few times in the literature. Here, we report a case of appendiceal intussusception caused by endometriosis in a 33-year-old woman who ...
Volanis D D Department of Urology, Addenbrooke's University Hospital, Cambridge, - - 2014
With the widespread clinical use of PSA, biopsy of the prostate has become one of the most commonly performed urological procedures. In general it is well tolerated although there is some morbidity and risk of infection. In recent years, there have been increasing concerns that prostate biopsy may lead to ...
Kim Luke Y LY Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, - - 2014
Background: Granulocytic sarcoma (GS) is an extramedullary tumor of myeloblasts. We present a case of a primary laryngeal granulocytic sarcoma and review of the literature. Methods: A literature review was performed using Medline and Pubmed databases to search for cases of all primary and secondary myelogenous tumors of the larynx. ...
Rohilla Minakshi M Department of Obstetrics and gynecology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, 160012, UT, India, - - 2014
We are reporting two cases of uterine necrosis and lumbosacral-plexopathy in patients, who underwent pelvic vessel embolization (PVE) following postpartum hemorrhage. Embolization was performed with gelfoam slurry, polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) particles and coil in one patient and with gelfoam slurry only, in second patient. Both patients had lower limbs weakness ...
Raju Ashvin A *Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore; and †Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences, Chicago, - - 2014
A comprehensive literature review of VLNT with updates and comparisons on current application, techniques, results, studies and possible future implications. Lymphedema is a debilitating condition that often results secondary to treatment of cancer. Unfortunately there is no cure. However, microsurgical procedures such as VLNT has gained popularity as there have ...
Zhu Vivian F VF Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, - - 2014
Cholesteatomas are locally destructive collections of epithelial debris arising from temporal bone squamous epithelium. Recurrences may occur after removal and are typically located within the temporal bone. This study aimed to report a case of a massive, recurrent cholesteatoma with extension to temporoparietal scalp in a 37-year-old woman. Case report ...
Minervini Andrea A Department of Urology, University of Florence, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
A standardized reporting system of nephron-sparing surgery resection techniques is lacking. The surface-intermediate-base scoring system represents a formal reporting instrument to assist in interpretation of reported data and to facilitate comparisons in the urologic literature.
Qin Baodong B Department of Laboratory Diagnostics, Changzheng Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, - - 2014
Epidemiological studies of primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS) are crucial for describing the burden to society and the public medical system and for shedding light on aetiology. Previous reports of the epidemiology of pSS show variable outcomes. We conducted a systematic review of the epidemiology of pSS to assess the prevalence ...
Sandoval Mauricio M *Department of Dermatology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile; and †Department of Pathology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile, - - 2014
: Postirradiation pseudosclerodermatous panniculitis presents as an erythematous indurated plaque, on a previously irradiated area. Histopathologically, thick and sclerotic septa and inflammatory infiltrate with foamy histiocytes and adiponecrosis are seen. To date, 12 cases have been reported worldwide. Hereby, we report the case of a 68-year-old woman who developed an ...
Galaviz Karla I - - 2014
The purpose of this review was to determine the degree to which physical activity interventions for Latin American populations reported on internal and external validity factors using the RE-AIM framework (reach & representativeness, effectiveness, adoption, implementation, maintenance). We systematically identified English (PubMed; EbscoHost) and Spanish (SCIELO; Biblioteca Virtual en Salud) ...
Vi Nji Stjepan - - 2014
Isolated fallopian tube torsion as a complication of a preexisting hydrosalpinx is a rare finding in pediatric patients. The obvious rarity of this condition, its subtle diagnostic features and dissonant previous reporting about the appropriate therapeutic approach according to age, future conception capacity and potential complications of possible pregnancies make ...
Babiarz Lukasz S LS The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, - - 2014
The authors examined faculty's compliance with a hospital-approved neuroradiology critical findings (CFs) policy, which requires urgent verbal communication with the clinical team when 17 specific critical pathologies are identified. During June 2011 to July 2013, 50 random neuroradiology reports were sampled monthly for the presence of CFs and appropriate action. ...
Mukerji Amit A Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
Objective The aim of the article is to review the effectiveness of neonatal noninvasive high-frequency ventilation (NIHFV) in preventing endotracheal mechanical ventilation. Study Design Retrospective case series including all 79 instances of NIHFV use at four participating centers between July 2010 and September 2012. Results In 73% of cases, NIHFV was used as ...
Hadjadj Jérôme J Université Paris Diderot, PRES Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris; Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, France; Département de Médecine Interne, Hôpital Bichat, Paris, - - 2014
Autoimmune disorders, including immune cytopenia, are encountered in the setting of chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML). The aim of our study was to analyse the association of immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML). We carried out a retrospective cohort study on 565 patients with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) followed in ...
Andreoli Jessica M JM Department of Radiology, Section of Interventional Radiology, Northwestern University, 676 North St Clair Street, Ste 800, Chicago, IL - - 2014
To compare the safety of permanent and retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filters by reviewing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) database. The MAUDE database was reviewed from January 1, 2009, to December 31, 2012. Product class search criteria were "filter, intravascular, cardiovascular." ...
Miura Flávio Key FK Division of Neurosurgery - - 2014
Abstract Background: A 36-year-old immunocompetent woman with a posterior fossa arteriovenous malformation (PF-AVM) and hydrocephalus presented with low fever and mental confusion 4 days after ventriculoperitoneal shunting (VPS). Methods: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and ventricular catheter tip cultures isolated Corynebacterium sp. Similar to previous cases in the literature, species determination was ...
Li Jin-Long - - 2014
The number of systematic reviews (SRs)/meta-analyses (MAs) has increased dramatically in China over the past decades. However, evaluation of quality of reporting of systematic reviews published has not been undertaken. The objective of this study is to evaluate the quality of reporting of SRs/MAs assessing efficacy and/or harms of clinical ...
Venkateshwar Sithara S Department of Pathology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry, - - 2014
We report a rare case of phaeohyphomycotic cyst in an immunocompetent patient caused by Exophiala oligosperma. This fungus is earlier known to cause infections in the immunocompromised. Identification of black fungi at species level is more challenging by conventional methods, and hence final identification of the fungi was based on ...
Mostafa Safinaz S From the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, - - 2014
There have been a number of case reports of antibiotic-associated psychosis in the literature that have not been systematically reviewed. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections and have also been associated with acute psychosis. We performed a systematic review of cases of antibiotic-associated acute psychosis ...
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