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Azzalini Lorenzo L Interventional Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, Université de - - 2014
Excimer laser coronary atherectomy (ELCA) is based on ultraviolet energy and is capable of disintegrating atheroma, without burning or grossly fragmenting it. ELCA has proven effective in the percutaneous treatment of a variety of complex lesions, including chronic total occlusions (CTO) and severely calcified lesions, in case of balloon failure-tocross ...
Ng K H KH The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, Northwick Park Hospital, London, UK School of Clinical Medicine, University Of Cambridge, Cambridge, - - 2014
Tuberous sclerosis complex is a complex childhood disorder characterised by the formation of hamartomas in multiple organs. Annual review of this disease is recommended to monitor the development of complications. We aim to provide a concise, evidence-based framework to assist clinicians during this annual review. We focus on the following ...
Cohen Joel L - - 2014
Abstract Introduction: A recent paper in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology by Koshy and colleagues (2012 11 (4) 507-512) report on "Effect of Dietary Zinc and Phytase Supplementation on Botulinum Toxin Treatments" and conclude by claiming the discovery of "a potentially meaningful role for zinc and/or phytase supplementation in ...
Webb James B JB Division of Pediatric Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, 6701 Fannin, Suite 1210, Houston, TX, 77030, - - 2014
We report the case of a female adolescent who had an ectopic ovary in the inguinal canal without an associated hernia, a unicornuate uterus, and ipsilateral renal agenesis. The incidental discovery of the ectopic ovary and other Mullerian anomalies, as well as the surgical correction that followed, highlights important fertility ...
Sarrami-Foroushani Pooria P Centre for Clinical Governance Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, - - 2014
For researchers, policymakers, and practitioners facing a new field, undertaking a systematic review can typically present a challenge due to the enormous number of relevant papers. A scoping review is a method suggested for addressing this dilemma; however, scoping reviews present their own challenges. This paper introduces the "scoping meta-review" ...
Becker Torben K TK The Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, - - 2014
The Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review (GEMLR) conducts an annual search of peer-reviewed and grey literature relevant to global emergency medicine (EM) to identify, review, and disseminate the most important new research in this field to a worldwide audience of academics and clinical practitioners. This year 8,768 articles written in ...
Todd Randolph R Department of Endodontics, Stony Brook University School of Dentistry, Sullivan Hall, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Cone beam computed tomography has gained acceptance in the endodontic community for assistance with diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of outcomes. This article reviews a multitude of applications, from basic principles to clinical applications, using specific cases and supporting literature to demonstrate the benefits for both the specialist and general practitioner.
Song Miaomiao M Key Laboratory of Pesticide and Chemical Biology (CCNU), Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, 430079 (P.R. - - 2014
Click chemistry, a new strategy for organic chemistry, has been widely used in the chemical modification of calixarenes because of its reliability, specificity, biocompatibility, and efficiency. Click-derived triazoles also play a critical role in sensing ions and molecules. This in-depth review provides an overview of calixarene-based chemosensors that incorporate click-derived ...
Glickman Marc M Eastern Virginia Medical School, Sentara Vascular Specialists, Norfolk, Virginia - - - 2014
This is a review of the basilic vein procedure and changes that have evolved to improve outcomes. This includes reviewing data on the one-stage vs. two-stage technique as well as elevation for the basilic vein. The review discusses data that help the surgeon decide which technique he should evaluate.
Welner Michael M The Forensic Panel, New York, NY 10001, - - 2014
The fallibility of forensic science consultation is an ongoing and major justice concern. Prospective peer-reviewed forensic consultation has over 10 years of application in American criminal and civil courts, adapting from the traditional oversight of teaching hospitals, rules of evidence and discovery, conventions of testimony of expert witnesses, and attorneys' overall ...
Kamphuis Marije M MM Departments of Obstetrics, - - 2014
Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia (NAIT) is a potentially devastating disease that may lead to intracranial hemorrhage in the fetus or neonate, often with death or major neurologic damage. There are no routine screening programs for NAIT, preventive measures are taken only in a subsequent pregnancy. To estimate the population incidence of ...
Raisingani Deepak D Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital, Jaipur Rajasthan, - - 2014
Successful root canal treatment depends on the thorough management of the canal anatomy. The use of periapical radiographs is essential to identify and monitor the canal's morphological variations. The C-shaped single canaled man-dibular 2nd molar probably requires a different regimen of treatment from the two rooted, three canaled version, as ...
Gabriel Emmanuel M EM Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Audie L. Murphy Veterans Affairs Hospital, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA - - 2014
Here we report the discovery of an extramedullary ileocecal plasmacytoma, a rare entity reported only ∼60 times in the literature. This finding occurred during management of a patient who had sustained an occult perforation during diagnostic colonoscopy. We explored the patient finding a large ileocecal perforation, and thus a right ...
Dudal Sherri S Novartis Pharma AG, Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, 144 Klybeckstrasse, 4052, Basel, Switzerland, - - 2013
As part of the GBC (Global Bioanalysis Consortium), the L3 assay format team has focused on reviewing common platforms used to support ligand binding assays in the detection of biotherapeutics. The following review is an overview of discussions and presentations from around the globe with a group of experts from ...
Turi Christina E CE Department of Biology, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, British Columbia, - - 2013
The genus Artemisia consists of between 350 and 500 species with most of the North American endemic Artemisia species contained within the subgenus Tridentatae (Sagebrush). The reported uses of these species by Native American and First Nations peoples include analgesic, antiinflammatory, antiseptic, immunostimulation activity, as well as the treatment of ...
Davies C M CM Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, MSI/WTB Complex, University of Dundee, Dow Street, Dundee DD1 5EH, United - - 2013
The identification of human remains is a process which can be attempted irrespective of the stage of decomposition in which the remains are found or the anatomical regions recovered. In recent years, the discovery of fragmented human remains has garnered significant attention from the national and international media, particularly the ...
Kostoff Ronald N - - 2013
Literature-related discovery and innovation (LRDI) is a text mining approach for bridging unconnected disciplines to hypothesize radical discovery. Application to medical problems involves identifying key disease symptoms, and identifying causes and treatments for those symptoms from throughout the biomedical literature. LRDI has not been applied to vitreoretinal ophthalmological problems previously. ...
Jacquet Gabrielle A - - 2013
The Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review (GEMLR) conducts an annual search of peer-reviewed and grey literature relevant to global emergency medicine (EM) to identify, review, and disseminate the most important new research in this field to a worldwide audience of academics and clinical practitioners. This year, our search identified 4,818 ...
Fraga Braulio M - - 2013
Covering: 2012. Previous review: Nat. Prod. Rep. 2012, 29, 1334.This review covers the isolation, structural determination, synthesis and chemical and microbiological transformations of natural sesquiterpenoids. The literature from January to December 2012 is reviewed, and 471 references are cited.
Kommoss Stefan - - 2013
The recent recognition that ovarian carcinoma is composed of five distinct disease entities has served to increase the value of accurate histotyping. Reliable identification of histotypes is essential for the success of studies testing novel therapies, as well as for biomarker discovery research. The aim of this study was to ...
Breheret R - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Bilateral semicircular canal aplasia is extremely rare; discovery, when the cochlear-vestibular system is normal and there is no hearing loss, is serendipitous. CASE REPORT: Bilateral semicircular canal aplasia was serendipitously discovered in a 24-year-old male during assessment of unilateral mixed hearing loss with subnormal contralateral hearing. The deformity was ...
Shufaro Yoel - - 2013
More than 4 million children have been born through the use of human in vitro fertilization (IVF), a technology that emerged only 35 years ago and is still dynamically evolving. Despite its very good initial safety profile, reports of increased prevalence of human perinatal problems and evidence obtained from animal experiments ...
Wang L - - 2013
Focal dermal hypoplasia (FDH), or Goltz-Gorlin syndrome, is a rare syndrome and may result in multisystem disorders. Several reviews of FDH have been published. However, the last comprehensive review of this disorder appeared more than 20 years ago. To date, a number of new clinical manifestations have been reported and considerable ...
Harold Simon - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The editors of BMC Structural Biology would like to thank all of our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 12 (2012).
Gremyr Ida - - 2013
This article aims to provide a literature review on the use of quality function deployment (QFD) in healthcare and a case study in order to provide contextual knowledge as a means of improving applications of QFD in healthcare. The literature search was done via Google Scholar, PubMed/MEDLINE, and Web of ...
Kuttler Kenneth - - 2013
This chapter is a short review of linear algebra leading to a discussion of the singular value decomposition.
Beaton Kate - - 2013
Screening for risk of functional decline in the elderly is increasingly important in ambulatory health care settings, to ensure that appropriate services are provided to reduce the risk of downstream decline. These screening tools should have sound psychometric properties and clinical utility. An updated systematic literature review for (1) new ...
Moshirfar Majid - - 2013
The Ocular Response Analyzer (ORA) (Reichert Ophthalmic Instruments, Buffalo, NY) allows direct measurement of corneal biomechanical properties. Since its introduction, many studies have sought to elucidate the clinical applications of corneal hysteresis (CH) and corneal resistance factor (CRF). More recently, detailed corneal deformation signal waveform analysis (WA) has potentially expanded ...
Stringer Dale E - - 2013
Although it is one of the most common benign tumors of bone in the axial skeleton, the osteochondroma is relatively rare in the maxillofacial region. Its discovery on the coronoid process is even more rare. First described by Jacob in 1899, it remains a rare entity as only a few ...
Mateen Farrah J FJ Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA ; Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, - - 2013
There is no consensus on whether screening titles alone or titles and abstracts together is the preferable strategy for inclusion of articles in a systematic review. TWO METHODS OF SCREENING ARTICLES FOR INCLUSION IN A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW WERE COMPARED: titles first versus titles and abstracts simultaneously. Each citation found in ...
Wood William G WG Department of Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA Department of Pathology, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA - - 2013
Myelolipomas are benign tumors usually found within the adrenal gland. Approximately 50 cases of extra-adrenal myelolipomas have been reported in the literature and all are associated with additional lesions. Myelolipomas contain hematopoetic cells and adipose tissue. Most commonly, they are asymptomatic and are found incidentally on radiologic imaging. Here we ...
Rollend Lindsay - - 2012
Transovarial transmission (TOT) of Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu lato), the agent of Lyme disease, by the Ixodes persulcatus group of hard ticks (Ixodidae) has frequently been reported in the literature since the discovery of Lyme disease 1982. Evidence for and against TOT by B. burgdorferi has led to uncertainty and confusion ...
Wang Yong - - 2012
Chirality in nanoscience may offer new opportunities for applications beyond the traditional fields of chirality, such as the asymmetric catalysts in the molecular world and the chiral propellers in the macroscopic world. In the last two decades, there has been an amazing array of chiral nanostructures reported in the literature. ...
He Jin-Jie - - 2012
Recently, the coexistence of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) with other neoplasms has been studied with increasing frequency. Coexistence of pancreatic cancer with GISTs remains a rarity; however, here, we report a very rare case of adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) of the uncinate process of the pancreas with synchronous GISTs of the ...
Lollino Nicola - - 2012
Surgical treatment for primary osteomyelitis of the humerus is not well standardized; guidelines come from the scientific literature on osteomyelitis of the femur and tibia. Commonly deltopectoral approach is used for the proximal humerus and posterior approach for the distal humerus. Sequestrectomy alone or the use of antibiotic cement (bead ...
Falowski S - - 2012
Spinal cord stimulation has evolved since its inception. It has been used as a treatment option since 1967 with a concentration on chronic pain syndromes. This review will focus on reviewing the literature and the most recent publications, as well as a focus on the advancements in technology. The most ...
Alford Spencer C - - 2012
The discovery of naturally evolved fluorescent proteins and their subsequent tuning by protein engineering provided the basis for a large family of genetically encoded biosensors that report a variety of physicochemical processes occurring in living tissue. These optogenetic reporters are powerful tools for live-cell microscopy and quantitative analysis at the ...
Markiewicz Michael R - - 2012
Traditional orbital approaches are nearly a century old and still comprise the foundation of techniques used today. Computer-assisted planning and intraoperative navigation have recently been reported with more prevalence in the literature. The purpose of this article was to review commonly used approaches to the orbit: old and new.
Alba David M - - 2012
Currently restricted to Southeast Asia and Africa, extant hominoids are the remnants of a group that was much more diverse during the Miocene. Apes initially diversified in Africa during the early Miocene, but by the middle Miocene they extended their geographical range into Eurasia, where they experienced an impressive evolutionary ...
McCague Andrew - - 2012
Scapulothoracic dissociation (STD) is a devastating consequence of high-energy trauma sustained by the shoulder girdle that can easily result in rapid mortality. Since described by Oreck et al. in 1984, STD has been reported in a handful of journals and individual case series, though is still considered a rare occurrence ...
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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 most read manuscripts published on the topic of ...
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Reports the American Psychological Association's 2011 journal operations activity. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved).
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This article reports the retraction of articles published in Acta Crystallographica Section E between 2005 and 2009.
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† 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 ...
Fleming Padhraig S - - 2012
The aims of this study were to assess and compare the methodological quality of Cochrane and non-Cochrane systematic reviews (SRs) published in leading orthodontic journals and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) using AMSTAR and to compare the prevalence of meta-analysis in both review types. A literature search was ...
Tang S K - - 2012
JASA is a highly reputable journal in acoustic community and publishing in the journal is very important to academia. In the universities in Hong Kong at least, a publication in JASA could affect staff appraisal outcome. The journal has very professional editors and a secretariat office, who screen all the ...
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Congratulations to Our Top Reviewers for 2011 Jaime Landman Pilar Laguna J. Stuart Wolf Geoffrey Box Jean de la Rosette Louis Kavoussi Demetrius Bagley Michael Moran Kenneth Pace Timothy Averch.
Kumar R - - 2012
Background: Use of multivariable logistic regression (MLR) modeling has steeply increased in the medical literature over the past few years. Testing of model assumptions and adequate reporting of MLR allow the reader to interpret results more accurately. Aims: To review the fulfillment of assumptions and reporting quality of MLR in ...
Xiang Ning - - 2012
The Journal of Acoustical Society of America (JASA) is an archival, peer-reviewed journal that has served the acoustics community for over 80 years. A rigorous peer-review process often results in significantly improved manuscripts qualified for publication; it also allows relative academic freedom and fairness. To help prospective authors disseminate their ...
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This article reports the retraction of articles published in Acta Crystallographica Section E between 2007 and 2009.
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