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Thompson F Christian FC Department of Entomology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C. 20013-7012, USA.; Email: - - 2014
A new genus and species of flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae: Syrphinae: Syrphini) are described from central Africa (Kenya & Uganda), Afrostoma quadripunctatum. A key to the Afrotropical genera of the subfamily Syrphinae is given. A review of the melanostomine [Bacchini] genera and subgenera is provided along with a key to ...
Wood D M - - 2012
Over the last decade, there has been an increase in the availability and use of novel psychoactive substances (also known as "legal highs"). There is limited information available on the potential acute toxicity (harms) associated with the use of these novel psychoactive substances. Gold standard evidence, such as animal studies ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2012
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2012
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2012
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Carlson Erika N - - 2012
Objective: Self-reports of personality provide valid information about personality disorders (PDs). However, informant-reports provide information about PDs that self-reports alone do not provide. The current paper examines if and when one perspective is more valid than the other in identifying PDs. Method: Using a representative sample of adults 55 to ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2012
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2012
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Marinho da Silva Márcia Elizabeth - - 2012
BackgroundRecord linkage is a useful tool for health research. Potential benefits aside, its use raises discussions on privacy issues, such as whether a written informed consent for access to health records and linkage should be obtained. The authors aim to systematically review studies that assess consent proportions to record linkage.Methods8 ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2012
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2012
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Cooper Luke D LD Department of Psychology, Texas A&M University, 4235 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-4235, USA. - - 2012
Because narcissistic individuals tend to have an inflated view of themselves and their abilities, the reliance on self-reported information in the assessment and diagnosis of narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is problematic. Hence, the use of informants in the assessment of NPD may be necessary. In the current study we examined ...
Szajewska Hania - - 2012
To make informed, evidence-based decisions regarding whether a given intervention is necessary, information about its benefits as well as harms is needed. Systematic reviews are always at the top of the evidence hierarchy. In general, the methodology for conducting systematic reviews of benefits and safety/harms overlaps. While systematic reviews of ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2012
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Alvar Jorge - - 2012
As part of a World Health Organization-led effort to update the empirical evidence base for the leishmaniases, national experts provided leishmaniasis case data for the last 5 years and information regarding treatment and control in their respective countries and a comprehensive literature review was conducted covering publications on leishmaniasis in ...
Roseman Michelle - - 2012
To investigate the degree to which Cochrane reviews of drug interventions published in 2010 reported conflicts of interest from included trials and, among reviews that reported this information, where it was located in the review documents. Cross sectional study. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Systematic reviews of drug interventions published ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2011
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Desai Anil K - - 2011
Abstract Cleft lip and palate are the most common congenital anomalies. Its association with hematological disorders is rarely reported. Cyclic neutropenia is a rare blood disorder that may occur spontaneously or has a genetic predisposition. Periodicity / recurrence of cyclic neutropenia has a cyclical pattern reoccurring in multiples of seven ...
Mahalik Santosh Kumar - - 2011
Neural tube closure is a complex spatio-temporal process. Multiple neural tube defects (NTDs) in a single patient are extremely rare. Only a few cases of multiple NTDs have been reported in the world literature, including less than 20 cases of double NTDs and 3 cases of triple NTDs. We report ...
Park Jung-Soo - - 2011
case report and review of the literature. to report on a patient presenting with anteroposterior defects of the arch of the atlas with a rare type of posterior arch defect. This report includes a literature review of the hypothesis for the development of this anomaly. congenital bony defects of the ...
Chiu Yu-Ting - - 2010
Abstract Objective: To study the relationship of cleft severity and maxillary growth in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate. Design: A systematic literature review. Methods: A literature survey from the PubMed database from January 1966 to December 2008 used the Medical Subject Headings terms 'facial growth," "unilateral cleft lip ...
Macey Gemma - - 2010
Abstract Abstract Diamond Blackfan anaemia is associated with a variety of multiple congenital anomalies. The authors present a case of cleft palate occurring as the only anomaly in a child with Diamond Blackfan anaemia. Isolated cleft palate in association with Diamond Blackfan anaemia has not been previously reported in English ...
Pereira Filipe J - - 2010
To describe a patient with Tessier cleft number 5 and 9 and review the literature on the ocular impairment and management of this extremely rare anomaly. Interventional case report and literature review. The literature review showed that the present patient is the second case with clefts 5/9. The ophthalmic consequences ...
Singh Sangram - - 2010
A cleft sternum is a rare congenital anomaly often diagnosed as asymptomatic at birth. Clinical outcome may be unfavourable when an associated anomaly, particularly, an intra cardiac anomaly coexists with the defect. Primary repair should be employed in the neonatal period because the flexibility of the chest wall is maximal ...
German Michael - - 2011
Cleft palate with oral synechia is a rare congenital deformity that is represented in the literature by only a handful of cases. Midline synechia is less common than lateral. Failure to recognize and appropriately treat this condition has serious implications for neonatal airway management and feeding. We present a case ...
Kansal Ritesh - - 2010
Conjoined twins or Siamese twins are identical twins whose bodies are joined in the uterus. Craniopagus is a condition in which the heads of the two twins are joined. Craniopagus parasiticus is a rare condition in which one of the twins is rudimentary in form and parasitic on the other. ...
Suchak A - - 2010
Tongue biting in infants has a variety of aetiological factors and is a distressing problem. 10 month-old twin boys presented with severe ulceration of the tongue caused by self-mutilation and a maternal family history of this condition. Thermoplastic splints were used to protect the tongue and facilitate healing, with denture ...
Obdeijn M C - - 2010
Abstract Facial clefts are rare congenital malformations. In the literature these are sometimes reported in combination with limb malformations, especially ring constrictions. This article describes three children with facial clefts and limb ring constrictions with various expressions. The first case has a lateral cleft with associated limb malformations. This combination ...
Jeanty Cerine - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: We present 2 cases of spontaneous septostomy in dichorionic diamniotic twins and review the literature regarding the incidence, etiology, and complications of this condition. METHODS: The following key words were used in the literature search: "rupture dividing membrane twin," "disruption dividing membrane twin," "pseudomonoamniotic twin," "spontaneous septostomy twin," "interfetal ...
Klockars T - - 2010
We report identical twins with Zenker's diverticulum. Case report and literature review. Geographical and racial variation in occurrence, and rare familial cases, suggest that inherited factors play a role in the pathogenesis of Zenker's diverticulum. The identical twins reported here provide further evidence supporting a genetic predisposition.
Gangopadhyay Ajay N - - 2010
Fetus in fetu is an extremely rare condition wherein a malformed fetus is found in the abdomen of its twin. This entity is differentiated from teratoma by its embryological origin, its unusual location in the retroperitoneal space, and the presence of vertebral organization with limb buds and well-developed organ systems. ...
Stackhouse J Russell - - 2009
This case reports 4-year-old monozygotic twins incompletely concordant for simple congenital ptosis. Pedigree analysis demonstrates 4 generations of autosomal dominant transmission. The case and pedigree are reviewed in light of a number of recent advances in the understanding of genetic influences on simple congenital ptosis.
Salyer Kenneth E - - 2009
Unilateral primary lip/nose repair, closed approach using the Dallas protocol presents step-by-step technique with 10 completed cases. Adjustments and corrections frequently used in the lip/nose repair are presented. A discussion of various techniques used today with their advantages and disadvantages is reviewed. Ten completed cases are presented with their long-term ...
Esfandiari Navid - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To report two cases of successful monozygotic twin pregnancies in women undergoing infertility treatment and to review possible etiologic factors. DESIGN: Case report and review of the literature. SETTING: University of Toronto-affiliated infertility clinic. PATIENT(S): A 43-year-old woman and a 44-year-old woman with history of secondary infertility. INTERVENTION(S): In ...
Lowry R Brian - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The First Nations (Amerindian) population of British Columbia, Canada, has the highest reported birth prevalence in the world of cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CL/P) at nearly 3 per 1000 births. In addition, a substantial proportion of cleft palate only (CPO) cases in this population has been ...
ter Laan Mark - - 2009
The development of an intracranial aneurysm (IA) is a multifactorial process, involving genetic and environmental factors. The presence of IA or aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) in twins is particularly interesting, since both genetic and environmental factors can be studied. It also raises the question of whether, when one twin is ...
Hodgson Brian D - - 2009
Acrocallosal syndrome (ACS) is a rare, genetically transmitted disorder characterized by facial deformities. These include a large forehead, large anterior fontanelle, broad nasal bridge with increased intercanthal distance, partial or complete agenesis of the corpus callosum, polysyndactyly, polydactyly, and mental retardation. Limited information concerning the dental development and treatment has ...
Donepudi Sreekrishna Kanth - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: To report two cases of cleft palate lateral synechia (CPLS) syndrome in a single family and describe surgical closure using the synechia. STUDY DESIGN: Case report and literature review. METHODS: A case report is presented with a review of the literature of cleft palate in conjunction with lateral synechia. ...
Evans Seth H - - 2010
Fourth branchial cleft anomalies are rare congenital disorders of the neck. We describe a case involving a unique presentation of this entity as well as a review of the literature concerning its management.
Singla Veenu - - 2009
Conjoined twins are uncommon and refer to monozygotic, monoamniotic and monochorionic twins with varying degree and sites of fusion between the twins. In this report, we illustrate a case of thoracopagus twins highlighting the prenatal sonographic and magnetic resonance imaging appearance. Emphasis is laid on the role of appropriate imaging ...
Narayana Nagamani - - 2009
Oral focal mucinosis (OFM) is a rare, asymptomatic, benign lesion of unknown etiology that usually involves the mandibular gingiva. This article reports on seven patients, six of whom had lesions that involved the gingiva and one that involved the palate. All cases demonstrated the classic lobular, myxomatous mesenchymal tissue with ...
Kompanje E J O - - 2009
This article provides some additions and corrections on a recently published case report concerning a pair of di-symmetrical cephalopagus conjoined twins. Eight different types of conjoined twins can be distinguished; one is cephalopagus, which is fourth in rarity of occurrence. Between 17 and 24% of cephalopagus is of the male ...
Rao P Syamasundar - - 2009
In this review, evidence is presented to indicate that hemodynamically significant (right ventricular volume overload) atrial septal defects (ASDs) in adults should be transcatheter occluded, irrespective of symptomatology. While surgical closure is safe and effective, device closure carries less morbidity. Several devices have been investigated over the last few decades, ...
Flann S - - 2009
Precalcaneal congenital fibrolipomatous hamartoma (PCFH) is a condition that is seldom reported in the paediatric literature and rarely in the dermatological literature. It has other disparate and confusing names and as histology is rarely obtained, the condition may be under-reported. We describe this disorder in the male twin of a ...
Butali A - - 2009
To carry out a systematic review of the birth prevalence of cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CLP) and cleft palate (CP) in Africa based on available published data. Using the Cochrane search strategy and the following keywords words "cleft palate", "prevalence", "incidence", "cleft lip" and "Africa" to screen ...
Moldavsky Moisey - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Renal tubular dysgenesis is a rare lethal kidney abnormality clinically manifested by olighydramnios, anuria and respiratory distress. Most of the information on this entity is provided by case reports and short series. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the incidence and comparative frequency of clinical manifestations in different etiologic-pathogenic variants of RTD ...
Taylor Helena O B - - 2009
Dog bites to the face are common in children and often involve amputation of the lip or cheek resulting in a devastating facial injury. When feasible, replantation of the amputated lip segment provides the optimal cosmetic outcome. Here, we present the case of a partial upper lip replantation with delayed ...
Butali A - - 2009
To carry out a systematic review of the birth prevalence of cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CLP) and cleft palate (CP) in Africa based on available published data. Using the Cochrane search strategy and the following keywords words "cleft palate", "prevalence", "incidence", "cleft lip" and "Africa" to screen ...
Sousa Sérgio B - - 2008
Tetra-amelia is a rare malformation that may be associated with other anomalies and is usually inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern. We describe a fetus, born to a nonconsanguineous couple, with tetra-amelia, bilateral cleft lip and palate and bilateral lung agenesis, without other anomalies. Karyotype was normal (46,XX) and premature ...
Patel Nisha C - - 2008
A case of onychomadesis in one of twins with onset in the neonatal period is reported. We hypothesize that the nail deformities were induced by the stress of a breech presentation during preterm labor and that candidiasis limited to the bands of onychomadesis exaggerated the appearance of the nail deformity.
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