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- - 2012
This article reports the retraction of articles published in Acta Crystallographica Section E between 2007 and 2009.
Chen Haoyu - - 2012
PURPOSE: To analyse the types of systematic reviews and meta-analyses published in the field of ophthalmology. METHODS: The systematic reviews and meta-analysis in ophthalmology published in peer-reviewed journals were retrieved. The distribution of systematic reviews and meta-analyses in various ophthalmic subspecialties, type of study and country of origin were determined. ...
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The following articles are being highlighted as part of Circulation's Topic Review series. This series will summarize the most important manuscripts, as selected by the editors, published in Circulation and the Circulation subspecialty journals. The studies included in this article represent the articles related to inflammation that were published in ...
Malchesky Paul S - - 2012
In this Editor's Review, articles published in 2011 are organized by category and briefly summarized. As the official journal of The International Federation for Artificial Organs, The International Faculty for Artificial Organs, and the International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps, Artificial Organs continues in the original mission of its founders ...
- - 2012
†This section of the journal is intended to provide coverage of published adverse reaction case reports in relation to genetic diagnoses, pharmacogenetic findings, and individualized use of molecularly targeted therapies. These case reports have been published in recent issues of Reactions, another Adis Journals publication; more information can be found ...
Buijze G A - - 2012
Using inaccurate quotations can propagate misleading information, which might affect the management of patients. The aim of this study was to determine the predictors of quotation inaccuracy in the peer-reviewed orthopaedic literature related to the scaphoid. We randomly selected 100 papers from ten orthopaedic journals. All references were retrieved in ...
Johnson Claire - - 2012
This article recognizes editorial board members and peer reviewers who completed manuscript reviews for the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics in 2011.
Popovich Ivor - - 2012
Systematic reviews are used widely to guide health care decisions. Several tools have been created to assess systematic review quality. The measurement tool for assessing the methodological quality of systematic reviews known as the AMSTAR tool applies a yes/no score to eleven relevant domains of review methodology. This tool has ...
Mrinakova B - - 2012
Background: Malignant mesothelioma is a neoplasm arising in serosal membranes in the body cavities. Usual presentation of the tumor is in the pleura, peritoneum and less frequently pericardium. Paratesticular mesothelioma is the rarest known form of malignant mesothelioma with only a limited number of reported cases. Case: A case of ...
Hoffmann Tammy - - 2012
To estimate the degree of scatter of reports of randomised trials and systematic reviews, and how the scatter differs among medical specialties and subspecialties. Cross sectional analysis. PubMed for all disease relevant randomised trials and systematic reviews published in 2009. Randomised trials and systematic reviews of the nine diseases or ...
Moher David - - 2012
Welcome to a new age in publishing systematic reviews. We hope the launch of Systematic Reviews will resonate with a broad spectrum of readers interested in using them in a variety of ways, such as providing comprehensive and up to date evidence for patient management, informing health policy, and developing ...
Lee Christopher - - 2012
A selected-papers (SP) network is a network in which researchers who read, write, and review articles subscribe to each other based on common interests. Instead of reviewing a manuscript in secret for the Editor of a journal, each reviewer simply publishes his review (typically of a paper he wishes to ...
Hirst Allison A The EQUATOR Network, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom. - - 2012
Pre-publication peer review of manuscripts should enhance the value of research publications to readers who may wish to utilize findings in clinical care or health policy-making. Much published research across all medical specialties is not useful, may be misleading, wasteful and even harmful. Reporting guidelines are tools that in addition ...
Xue Kanmin - - 2011
Urinary schistosomiasis is a prevalent parasitic infection in certain areas of Africa and the Middle East. It could present with common as well as unusual urological symptoms, which poses a considerable diagnostic challenge in countries where there is relative low incidence of the disease. We describe three unusual cases of ...
Gobbi Federico - - 2011
Loiasis, which is caused by the filarial nematode Loa loa, affects millions of persons living in the rainforest areas and savannah regions of central Africa. Typical manifestations are calabar swellings and the eyeworm. We report a case of loiasis with unusual clinical complications: a peripheral neuropathy and focal hypo-echogenic lesions ...
Walz Jeremy - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Meningeal carcinomatosis (MC) is a devastating and frequently fatal complication of cancer, affecting approximately 5% of patients with systemic malignancies. The disease is characterized by diffuse infiltration of the meninges and cerebrospinal fluid by metastatic tumor cells. The disease affects all levels of the central nervous system, with the ...
Kotsis T - - 2011
Adamantiades-Behçet's disease (ABD) is a relapsing vasculitis of unknown aetiology and variable clinical manifestations. The syndrome can be presented in a myriad of ways and can involve nearly every organ. Although vascular involvement is not included among the ABD diagnostic criteria, it is a unique clinical manifestation in adults with ...
Cerit Ethem Turgay ET Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, 06 590, Sihhiye/Ankara, Turkey. - - 2012
Brucellosis is a systemic infectious disease, which constitutes a public health problem in Turkey. Brucellosis has a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations. Osteoarthicular manifestations are often seen in brucellosis but most of the brucellar monoarthritis cases are reactive rather than being septic. We report a case of brucellar (septic) monoarthritis ...
Mitjà Oriol - - 2011
We describe the clinical and radiological manifestations and outcome after treatment of 7 children who received a diagnosis of early yaws osteoperiostitis. Osteoperiostitis occurred some weeks after the primary infection, and the most common finding was hypertrophic periostitis of long bones. All treated patients had excellent responses to benzyl-penicillin therapy.
Batalla A - - 2011
Pyoderma gangrenosum is a neutrophilic dermatosis that, in addition to its characteristic skin manifestations, can cause visceral alterations. Our patient was a 34-year-old woman with pyoderma gangrenosum that was exacerbated by iodine and that also affected the lungs. Other published cases of lung involvement in pyoderma gangrenosum are reviewed and ...
Kashyap Roopashri R - - 2011
Acromegaly is an acquired disorder related to excessive production of growth hormone after epiphyseal closure of bones. It is characterized by progressive somatic disfigurement (mainly involving the face and extremities) and systemic manifestations. The prevalence is estimated at 1:140,000-250,000. Although acromegaly rarely manifests in the orofacial regions, it must be ...
Lukic-Grlic Amarela - - 2011
In recent years, an evident rise in frequency of candidemia caused by non-albicans Candida species has been reported. In this paper we present three cases of clinically manifested candidemia in neonatal patients hospitalised in the same neonatal intensive care unit within a six-month period caused by Candida utilis (C. utilis). ...
França Katlein - - 2011
Subcutaneous chromoblastomycosis is an infection commonly seen in tropical and subtropical climates, usually caused by trauma with vegetables and often affects the host's lower limbs. We report a case of auricular chromoblastomycosis in a 67-year-old man and discuss the rarity of this clinical manifestation of chromoblastomycosis in the medical literature. ...
Masoodi Ibrahim - - 2011
Megaloblastic anemia is not uncommon in developing countries. Its presentation as thrombocytopenia and hemorrhagic manifestation are, however, rare. We describe the clinical scenario in two young patients who presented to the emergency room of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, a tertiary care center in New Delhi, India, with pancytopenia and bleeding ...
Daellenbach Loic - - 2011
Small bowel intussusception is a rare long-term complication after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, the etiology of which remains unclear. Except for one series reporting on 23 patients, case reports represent the vast majority of all cases reported so far. With this complete review of the world literature, based on a total ...
Sainani Monal P - - 2011
Lipoid proteinosis is a rare disorder involving multiple organ systems. The ocular manifestations are usually trivial, but greatly aid in the diagnosis. We describe a patient who presented to us with typical moniliform blepharosis. A brief description of relevance to the ophthalmologist and review of the literature follows.
Chen San-Feng - - 2011
Purpose: We present a case report and a comprehensive review of the literature concerning aseptic meningoencephalitis and Sjögren's syndrome (SS). Case report: We report a 44-year-old woman of primary SS with initial presentation of aseptic meningoencephalitis and a reversible magnetic resonance image (MRI) lesion in the medulla. The diagnosis of ...
Talanow Roland - - 2011
This special issue of the Journal of Radiology Case Reports honors the reviewers who donated their time and expertise throughout the year 2011 to the high quality and success of this journal.
Mertens Marty T - - 2010
OBJECTIVES:: To report 3 cases of scurvy seen in a large urban medical center over a 6-month period, referred for evaluation of rheumatologic symptoms and findings in the presence of elevated inflammatory markers. The relevant literature is reviewed and unusual manifestations highlighted. METHODS:: Descriptive case reports of 3 patients ultimately ...
Psarras K - - 2010
Retractile mesenteritis is a rare, fibrosing, inflammatory disease affecting the adipose tissue of the intestinal and colonic mesentery. So far, about 300 cases have been reported in the literature. We present a case of retractile mesenteritis.
Andrén-Sandberg Ake - - 2010
The present article and subsequent reviews will not be to report all what has been published, but rather to give an introduction samples that hopefully make the reader eager to read the whole article or articles with "a taste of clinical pancreatology in 2010". The main sources of literatures were ...
Qasaimeh Ghazi Raji - - 2010
Abdominal cocoon is a rare cause of small bowel obstruction. It is characterized by the encasement of a variable length of the small intestine by a fibrous membrane. It occurs primarily in females with only few reported cases in males. We report the case of a 42-year-old male with a ...
Arnold Marion - - 2010
Intussusception is the most common cause of bowel obstruction in infants older than 3 months. The authors report a case of idiopathic compound (ileocolic/colocolic) intussusception in a 5-month-old girl that was resistant to nonsurgical pneumatic (enema) reduction and necessitated open surgery. Compound intussusception is extremely rare but represents a form ...
Teo J K - - 2010
Ureteric pseudo-diverticulosis is an uncommon urological finding, with fewer than 150 cases reported in the literature. These are usually seen as incidental findings on retrograde pyelography. We report a case of ureteric pseudo-diverticulosis that was incidentally detected on performing ureteroscopy for an upper ureteric stone.
Rao Anita B - - 2010
Hemangiomas of the small intestine are rare, accounting for only 0.05% of all intestinal neoplasms (Jarvi et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2008;46:593-597). The jejunum is the most common site of involvement in the small intestine (Levy et al. Am J Roentgenol. 2001;177:1073-1081). Small bowel hemangiomas are most commonly manifested ...
Kwak Jung Myun JM Department of Surgery, Korea University College of Medicine, 126-1, 5 ga, Anam-dong, Sungbuk-gu, Seoul 136-705, South - - 2010
Postoperative intussusception is an unusual clinical entity in adults, and is rarely encountered as a complication following gastric surgery. The most common type after gastric surgery is retrograde jejunogastric intussusception, and jejunojejunal intussusception has been rarely reported. We report a case of anterograde jejunojejunal intussusception after radical subtotal gastrectomy with ...
Salehzadeh Alireza - - 2010
We report a case of appendiceal intussusception which was erroneously labelled as a 10-mm polypoid caecal lesion on colonoscopy and, therefore, followed up over an 11-year period before the correct diagnosis was made. We present the radiological and endoscopic appearance of appendiceal intussusception and a review of the literature.
Singh S - - 2011
This report describes the presentation of prolapse of small bowel through the patent omphalomesenteric or vitello intestinal duct in a child. In spite of diagnosing the anomaly earlier, there was delay in surgical intervention that led to prolapse of the small bowel through patent remnants, which was life threatening. The ...
Okada Tadao - - 2010
Localized myopathy of the muscular layers may be an important factor contributing to segmental dilatation of the intestine (SDI). Only one report has described SDI of the jejunum in a neonate showing no abnormality of the interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC). The present report describes the very rare case of ...
Pezzuto Antonio - - 2010
We report two cases of two women underwent laparoscopic hysterectomy and myomectomy. During surgery, three myomas were identified as completely detached from the uterus, and attached to the bowel. Patients's history revealed a laparoscopic myomectomy. Our first hypothesis therefore was that these were lost myomas of the first surgery. However, ...
Yoon Young Kyung YK Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Republic of - - 2010
Urinary tract obstructions caused by Aspergillus bezoars has been reported on rare occasions. We describe in this paper an unusual case caused by an isolate of the Aspergillus nidulantes subgenus, and review the literature on 13 additional cases of ureteral obstruction due to renoureteric aspergillosis so as to provide the ...
Fayeye Oluwafikayo - - 2010
Perivascular spaces or Virchow-Robin spaces are normal anatomical structures within the brain, typically less than 5 mm in diameter. Rarely, they can reach much larger sizes and adopt bizarre single or multi-cystic configurations, as was the case in the patient that we report on. When there is such markedly gross ...
Muddaiah Anand - - 2010
We present a rare case of recurrent well-differentiated liposarcoma, which re-occurred 26 years after initial presentation, having presented non-acutely on both occasions with dyspnoea, progressive dysphonia and intermittent stridor due to a valve-like laryngeal obstruction happening mainly when supine. We have discussed management of these recurrent well-differentiated liposarcomas of the ...
Diezi Manuel - - 2010
Intestinal pseudo-obstruction is a rare complication resulting from a variety of disorders. Symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, and malnutrition. Vincristine-related pseudo-obstruction has been reported in the literature, but its description in children and recommendations for management are lacking. A review of the literature revealed 21 reported pediatric ...
Yiee Jenny H - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJ) can be caused by intrinsic disorganization or extrinsic compression from crossing vessels (CV). What is not clear is whether there is also intrinsic UPJ pathology in patients with CV. Recent surgeries, such as the Hellström vascular hitch procedure, move the CV cephalad without resecting the ...
Falhammar Henrik - - 2010
Miscarriages and infertility can be presenting symptoms of non-classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia (NCAH). Two sisters are described with fertility issues and multiple miscarriages occurring up to 20 weeks of pregnancy. After diagnosing NCAH due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency and initiating glucocorticoid treatment,conception occurred within 3 months and uneventful pregnancies and deliveries ...
Monchal Tristan - - 2010
Jejunal diverticulosis is a rare malformation that is often asymptomatic. Complications might be similar to those occurring in large-bowel diverticula but also include a much more particular event: intestinal obstruction due to migration and impaction of enterolith formed inside diverticula. This is a very uncommon entity; diagnosis and management are ...
Coughlin Lisa Marie - - 2010
Small bowel obstructions are most frequently caused by hernias or adhesive bands. However, there have been several rare reported cases of mechanical small bowel obstructions caused by loops of bowel or vascular bands. We describe a case of a 30-year-old woman with a clinical presentation suggestive of appendicitis. Laparoscopic evaluation ...
Carpentieri David F - - 2010
Abstract Intestinal spirochetosis (IS) is an unusual infection in children, one with no standard therapeutic options. This article reports the findings on 5 new cases in conjunction with a 20-year review of the pediatric literature. The diagnosis of IS in children requires a high degree of suspicion by the physician, ...
Svensson Jan F - - 2010
Wandering liver describes the phenomenon where the liver moves freely from the right side of the abdomen to the left. It is believed to be associated with a persistent ventral mesentery, and most reported cases were diagnosed during investigations of intestinal obstruction. The operative findings describe lax or absent suspensory ...
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