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Cooper Paul P 145 E. 35th St., #5FE, New York, NY 10016. E-mail: - - 2014
The author reviews the literature on the relation between Buddhist meditation and psychoanalytic listening and argues that the influence of the dynamic unconscious is not addressed in this literature, which engenders a pragmatic overvaluation of attention and an accompanying unexamined devaluation of the analyst's experiences of inattention. The article emphasizes ...
Arnold Kyle K 215 Wyckoff Street #1, Brooklyn, NY 11217. E-mail: - - 2014
The present paper offers a conceptual review and clarification of the theoretical construct of intellectualization, a popular concept both in the psychoanalytic literature and in the culture at large. It is shown that in the contemporary literature, intellectualization is inconsistently conceptualized. A review of the history of the concept reveals ...
Schröfel Adam A Department of Nanobiotechnology, Institute of Nanobiology and Structural Biology of GCRC, Academy of Sciences, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic; Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs CT, USA; Charles University, Institute of Cellular Biology and Pathology, Prague, Czech Republic. Electronic address: - - 2014
Here we offer a comprehensive review of the applications of biosynthesized metallic nanoparticles (NPs). Biosynthesis of metallic NPs is the subject of recent reviews, which focus on the various "bottom up" bio fabrication methods and characterization of final products. Numerous applications exploit the advantages of biosynthesis over chemical or physical ...
Arora Kavita S KS Director of Quality, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, - - 2014
Periviable birth poses numerous clinical and ethical challenges for the practicing clinician. We review the data surrounding the administration of corticosteroids for fetal lung maturity, antibiotics in the case of preterm premature rupture of membranes, magnesium sulfate for cerebral palsy prophylaxis, fetal monitoring, and cesarean delivery. The ethical complexities of ...
McMillan John - - 2014
This report describes the system of ethical review that was adopted in New Zealand based on the findings and recommendations from the Cartwright Inquiry in 1988. It discusses the changes made to this system under recent governmental initiatives enacted by the National Party, and some of the implications of those ...
Evans Cherrie Lynn - - 2014
As part of a National Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EmONC) Needs Assessment, a special study was undertaken in July 2010 to examine the quality of cesarean deliveries in Afghanistan and examine the utility of direct clinical observation as an assessment method in low-resource settings. This cross-sectional assessment of the ...
Beall Reed F RF Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa; Institute of Population Health, University of - - 2014
This review was commissioned to generate broad discussion about how to select intervention delivery modes when designing a complex, preventive intervention aimed at chronic disease through the promotion of physical activity, healthy diet, and/or medication adherence. In this context, we asked, what are the delivery modes? What are the important ...
Della Rossa Alessandra A Division of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy. - - 2014
Herewith we provide our annual digest of the recent literature on systemic vasculitis in which we reviewed all the articles published during the last 12 months on large-, medium- and small-vessel vasculitis, and selected the most relevant studies regarding the epidemiology, pathogenesis and management of systemic vasculitis. In particular, we ...
Hinton James H - - 2014
A new report suggests several paths to delivery system transformation.
Grech Reuben R Department of Neuroradiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Republic of - - 2014
Orbital pathology often presents a diagnostic challenge to the reporting radiologist. The aetiology is protean, and clinical input is therefore often necessary to narrow the differential diagnosis. With this manuscript, we provide a pictorial review of adult ocular and orbital pathology.
Irkoren Saime S Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Medicine, Aydin, - - 2014
Congenital midline nasal masses are rare anomalies that occur in about 1 in 20,000 to 40,000 live births. Nasal gliomas are thought to be collections of heterotopic tissue of neurogenic origin, which have lost their intracranial connection. It rarely cause ocular distortion and deformity in the medial orbital wall. We ...
Chaudhuri Shomir S 1Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle. 2Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, - - 2014
Falls represent a significant threat to the health and independence of adults aged 65 years and older. As a wide variety and large number of passive monitoring systems are currently and increasingly available to detect when individuals have fallen, there is a need to analyze and synthesize the evidence regarding ...
Sicari Rosa R Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Pisa, Italy. - - 2014
The Editors of Cardiovascular Ultrasound would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 11 (2013).
Koreti Sunita S Department of Pediatrics, G. R. Medical College, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, - - 2014
We present a case of female cephalothoracoomphalopagus conjoind twin, which is extremely rare type of conjoined twins. We also review the contemprory knowledge regarding incidence, etiopathogenesis, antenatal diagnosis and outcone or the prognosis of conjoint twins. The case belong to hindu female, no history of consanguineous marriage, ingestion of drugs ...
Caliò Renato R The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Polo Sant'Anna Valdera, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, Pontedera 56025, PISA, Italy. - - 2014
This paper reviews the state of the art in piezoelectric energy harvesting. It presents the basics of piezoelectricity and discusses materials choice. The work places emphasis on material operating modes and device configurations, from resonant to non-resonant devices and also to rotational solutions. The reviewed literature is compared based on ...
Chaudhuri Shomir S 1Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle. 2Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, - - 2013
Falls represent a significant threat to the health and independence of adults aged 65 years and older. As a wide variety and large number of passive monitoring systems are currently and increasingly available to detect when individuals have fallen, there is a need to analyze and synthesize the evidence regarding ...
Chen Xiaosong - - 2013
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of docetaxel plus cyclophosphamide(TC) compared with docetaxel, anthracycline, and cyclophosphamide(TEC) in neoadjuvant treatment of triple negative or HER2 positive breast cancer. Eligible breast cancer patients were randomized to receive six cycles of TC or TEC. The primary end ...
Lofgreen Jennifer E - - 2013
The wealth of molecular precursors for organic and inorganic polymers has resulted in an incredible volume of molecular imprinting literature. The vast majority of reports deal with organic polymer systems, and molecular imprinting in silica can still be considered a small niche in the field. In this review, we present ...
Kymionis George D - - 2013
ABSTRACT Purpose: To review the current literature on in vivo confocal microscopy anterior segment applications (cornea, conjunctiva, and glaucoma) and discuss its advantages in different pathological conditions. Methods: Review of selected relevant literature on in vivo confocal microscopy and its different applications. Results: In vivo confocal microscopy can be used ...
Presley Bradley C - - 2013
A 30-month-old boy presented to a Haitian emergency department with proptosis, periorbital edema, and progressive blindness. Bedside ultrasound examination revealed bilateral ocular masses with dense calcifications pathognomonic for retinoblastoma. This case illustrates the diagnostic utility of bedside ultrasound for an advanced case of retinoblastoma in a resource-poor setting. Ocular ultrasound ...
Tanaka Shota - - 2013
This article presents an overview of stereotactic radiosurgery for intracranial glioma. It assists readers in reviewing up-to-date literature on this topic and determining indications of radiosurgery in the treatment of glioma. Discussion also includes its recent advances and future perspectives.
Atmaca Sinan - - 2013
Angiofibroma of extranasopharyngeal origin is very rare. Although it is usually originated from any mucosal structure in the head and neck region, maxilla is the most common involvement site. The nasal septum is an exceptional anatomic site of an angiofibroma. Surgery is the best treatment modality and recurrence is very ...
Tsai Hsing-Fen - - 2013
Spontaneous delayed uterine rupture is life-threatening and extremely rare following sexual intercourse in postpartum. Here, we present a case of delayed uterine rupture that occurred 4 weeks after cesarean section following intercourse. A 31-year-old postpartum woman, gravida 4, para 1, abortion 3, underwent a cesarean section for prolonged labor. She ...
O'Brien Brooke - - 2013
Cervical varicosities (CVs) have been reported infrequently in pregnancy and have been associated with significant antepartum and postpartum haemorrhage. The most common association with CVs in pregnancy in the literature is placenta praevia. To further investigate the association between placenta praevia and CVs. A retrospective audit of all cases of ...
Talib S H - - 2013
A case of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener's) is described in which the common presenting symptoms were hoarseness, deafness and ocular manifestations including marked redness and congestion of both eyes. The case findings and other systemic involvements are reviewed briefly along with histological and immunological discussions.
Labelle Amber L - - 2013
Ocular neoplasia is relatively rare in dogs but can have significant impact on vision, comfort, and longevity. Prognosis for life and for the globe varies with tumor type. In this review, the clinicopathologic features of the most common canine ocular neoplasms are detailed, with emphasis on histologic and immunohistochemical characteristics.
Thomas W Walsh - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The objective of this work was to review the literature concerning the distribution of topical therapeutics to the sinuses versus nasal cavity regarding: surgical state, delivery device, head position, and nasal anatomy and to provide evidence-based recommendations. METHODS: A systematic review was conducted using Medline, EMBASE, and Cochrane databases ...
Goldfarb Charles A - - 2013
Research on congenital hand anomalies continues to slowly advance the field via retrospective investigations and surgical technique improvements. This manuscript reviews progress in the field over the last 4 years regarding an assortment of common congenital hand anomalies. We have also highlighted a few key manuscripts regarding upper extremity anomalies.
Al-Amin Azzam - - 2013
<b>Purpose: </b>Delivery of home parenteral nutrition (HPN), traditionally via tunneled central venous catheters (CVCs) is associated with several complications, the commonest being catheter related bloodstream infections. We have reviewed the literature to investigate the use of arteriovenous fistulae (AVF) as a viable alternative to traditional routes for long-term parenteral nutrition ...
Citro Rodolfo - - 2013
AIMS: To conduct a systematic review of case reports about Tako-tsubo syndrome (TTS) after delivery in order to assess whether TTS in the postpartum period is a peculiar entity or only a variant form of peripartum cardiomyopathy. METHODS: We performed a systematic literature search on the occurrence of TTS after ...
Glenton Claire - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: Systematic reviews within the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group (EPOC) can include both randomized and nonrandomized study designs. We explored how many EPOC reviews consider and identify nonrandomized studies, and whether the proportion of nonrandomized studies identified is linked to the review topic. STUDY DESIGN AND ...
Lane Brandon - - 2013
The use of fluorescent technologies in neurosurgery has a substantial history with applications to vascular and tumor surgery dating back to the 1940s. This review focuses on the applications of fluorescence imaging to intracranial vascular and neoplastic lesions using sodium fluorescein. The authors performed a literature search for articles about ...
Zhao Qi - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The general features of the portal system thrombosis (PST) in puerperium are not known. Our aim was to evaluate the clinical characteristics of PST, including the portal, superior mesenteric and splenic veins in puerperium. METHODS: A case with PST in puerperium is reported and nine cases with PST in ...
Aryal Madan Raj - - 2013
Although rarely reported in the literature, adenomatous polyp and adenocarcinoma can occur as a late complication in an interposed colonic segment. We describe a case of a late stage adenocarcinoma in a colonic interposition performed for benign oesophageal stricture.
Hopp Christa D - - 2013
This review of ceramic inlays in posterior teeth includes a review of the history of ceramic restorations, followed by common indications and contraindications for their use. A discussion on the potential for tooth wear is followed by a review of recommended preparation design considerations, fabrication methods, and material choices. Despite ...
Talarico Rosaria - - 2013
Herewith we provide a critical digest of the recent literature on systemic vasculitis. In this manuscript, we reviewed all the articles published during the last 12 months on large-, medium- and small-vessel vasculitis and selected the most relevant studies regarding the epidemiology, pathogenesis and management of systemic vasculitis. In particular ...
Al-Kahtani Ahmed Mubarak - - 2013
A review of the literature on the use of carrier based obturation materials focusing on Thermafil and Resilon based obturator (RealSeal 1) are presented in this article. The review addressed the history, apical leakage, coronal leakage, biocompatibility, sealing ability and clinical success of Thermafil and RealSeal 1. Based on the ...
Singh Paul P Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, 2301 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64064, - - 2013
Introduction. Primary congenital lymphedema is a rare disorder associated with insufficient development of lymphatic vessels. Usually most patients present with lower extremity edema seen sonographically. Rarely primary congenital lymphedema may be associated with severe lymphatic dysfunction resulting in hydrops fetalis. Case. A 27-year-old primigravida with a family history of leg ...
Keriakos Remon R Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Jessop Wing, Sheffield S10 3QZ, - - 2013
This is a case report of a 29-year-old lady who presented with excessive vaginal discharge and sessile cervical fibroid arising from the vaginal portion of the cervix. She was not suitable for uterine artery embolization as she has never previously been pregnant before. She was encouraged to get pregnant and ...
Leanza Vito - - 2013
Physical and psychological implications in a multiple and preterm caesarean section. A case report Cesarean section (CS) in Italy has continuously increasing rates. Due to the primary CS, the repeated CS have shown a superimposable trend. Consequently, a number of pathologies are related to such surgery among which placenta previa, ...
Waljee Jennifer F - - 2012
Few guidelines exist regarding the most effective approach to scientific oral presentations. Our purpose is to (1) develop a standardized instrument to evaluate scientific presentations based on a comprehensive review of the available literature regarding the components and organization of scientific presentations and (2) describe the optimal characteristics of scientific ...
Tyndall D A - - 2012
In a 2008 article on cone beam volumetric tomography (CBVT) and dentoalveolar applications, Tyndall and Rathore wrote: "It is in the area of endodontic applications that the literature has proved most fruitful to date." This statement is even truer today than in 2008. A review of the literature has demonstrated ...
Sak Muhammet Erdal - - 2012
A partial molar pregnancy of diploid karyotype coexisting with live term fetus is a rare entity Most instances of partial mole are triploid and only a few eases of diploid partial moles with term delivery have been reported. Here, we report a case of partial mole concomitant with a 37-week ...
Wong Cynthia A - - 2012
Multiple observational studies have reported an association between neuraxial (epidural, spinal, or combined spinal-epidural) labor analgesia and cesarean delivery. The purpose of this review is to summarize data from controlled trials addressing the question of whether neuraxial labor analgesia causes an increased risk of cesarean delivery. Additionally, the review will ...
Polatti Franco - - 2012
As bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a potential cause of obstetric complications and gynecological disorders, there is substantial interest in establishing the most effective treatment. Standard treatment - metronidazole or clindamycin, by either vaginal or oral route � is followed by relapses in about 30% of cases, within a month from ...
Charalampidis Sotirios - - 2012
We report the fifth, to our knowledge, published case of spontaneous intraperitoneal bladder rupture after normal, vacuum-assisted in this occasion, vaginal delivery of a 29-year-old female patient. Diagnosis was established not by imaging or intraoperative findings, but, rather, by the examination and comparison of patient's blood, urine, and peritoneal fluid ...
Gelber Katherine - - 2012
Neobladder substitution after radical cystectomy for invasive cancer has become commonplace as it preserves normal volitional voiding through the native urethra and avoids urinary diversion. Neobladder-vaginal fistula (NVF) is a rare postoperative complication of this procedure that results in decreased quality of life. We describe a case of vaginal repair ...
Kilchevsky Amichai - - 2012
Introduction.  The existence of an anatomically distinct female G-spot is controversial. Reports in the public media would lead one to believe the G-spot is a well-characterized entity capable of providing extreme sexual stimulation, yet this is far from the truth. Aim.  The aim of this article was to provide an ...
Dasari Papa - - 2012
A 20-year-old primiparous woman who delivered vaginally in a private hospital 5&emsp14;h ago was referred to our institute as a case of ruptured uterus. She was very pale and tachycardic with well-contracted uterus of 18-week size but had a cervical tear extending up to the left fornix. Examination under anaesthesia ...
McMillan Rhona - - 2012
External peer review of consultations has been available to general medical practitioners (GPs) in the west of Scotland for several years. This study aims to assess the feasibility, accessibility and educational impact of consultation peer review for GPs. An interview guide was developed and an independent researcher used this to ...
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