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Tassin Mikaël M aService de Gynécologie-Obstétrique, Hôpital Louis Mourier, AP-HP, Université Paris 7, Colombes bService de Gynécologie-Obstétrique et Médecine de la Reproduction, Hôpital Antoine Béclère, AP-HP, Université Paris Sud Clamart, - - 2014
To review prognostic parameters reported recently in the evaluation of abdominal wall defects in the first trimester. Evaluation of abdominal wall defects in the first trimester is based principally on associated structural or chromosomal anomalies. In the case of gastroschisis, which is rarely associated with other anomalies, evaluation of prenatal ...
Li Xing X College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, - - 2014
The Chinese species of Metriocnemus van der Wulp s. str., 1874 is reviewed. M. (M.) calcaneum sp. n. is described and illustrated as adult male. M. (M.) albolineatus (Meigen) is recorded from China for the first time. M. (M.) beringensis (Cranston & Oliver), M. (M.) bilobatus Makarchenko & Makarchenko, M. ...
Reshchikov Alexey A Department of Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, - - 2014
A new species of the genus Metopheltes Uchida (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae, Ctenopelmatinae), Metopheltesclypeoarmatus sp. n. is described from Vietnam. Metopheltespetiolaris Uchida, 1932 is recorded for the first time from the Russian Far East. The other previously described species are also illustrated and discussed.
Hamade Anwar A 0000-0001-6557-0002 Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation, Erasme Hospital, Brussels 1070, Belgium ; Department of Nephrology, Lebanese University, Beirut, - - 2014
Mycobacterium fortuitum is a ubiquitous, rapidly growing nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM). It is the most commonly reported NTM in peritoneal dialysis (PD) associated peritonitis. We report a case of a 52-year-old man on PD, who developed refractory polymicrobial peritonitis necessitating PD catheter removal and shift to hemodialysis. Thereafter, M. fortuitum was ...
Garcia-Dia Mary Joy - - 2013
This paper will systematically analyze the concept of resilience using an integrated review of literature. The historical perspective, attributes, antecedents, and consequences of resilience will be reviewed. A theoretical and operational definition will be provided. The Walker and Avant method will be used to describe the cases. Finally, the use ...
Fawcett Jacqueline - - 2013
This essay focuses on various types of literature reviews, including scoping reviews, realist reviews, and integrative reviews. As contributions to understanding the state of nursing science about a particular topic, each literature review should be but rarely is guided by a nursing conceptual model, and the research findings should be ...
Rowles Thomas A - - 2013
The editors of BMC Anesthesiology would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 12 (2012).
Li Xing - - 2013
The Chinese species of Parametriocnemus Goetghebuer are reviewed. Two species, Parametriocnemus fortis sp. n. and Parametriocnemus vittatus sp. n. are described and illustrated as males, and Parametriocnemus ornaticornis (Kieffer), Parametriocnemus scotti (Freeman) and Parametriocnemus brundini Sinharay & Chaudhuri are recorded from China for the first time. A key to the ...
Ferraro Daiana P DP División Herpetología, Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia"- CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Email: - - 2013
Rana lutea is one of the two anuran species described in 1782 by the Chilean born priest and naturalist Juan Ignacio Molina, and its nomenclatural history is confusing. After a detailed revision of the pertinent literature, we demonstrate that Bufo thaul Schneider, 1799, is a junior objective synonym of Rana ...
Varga Alexander A I.I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, - - 2013
Ichneumonid wasps of the subfamily Acaenitinae Förster, 1869 are reviewed for the first time from the Ukrainian Carpathians. Two species, Coleocentrusexareolatus Kriechbaumer, 1894 and Coleocentrusheteropus Thomson, 1894 are new records for Ukraine. Arotesannulicornis Kriechbaumer, 1894 is considered to be a junior synonym of Arotesalbicinctus Gravenhorst, 1829 (syn. nov.). A key ...
Barbieri Fabio Augusto FA UNESP, São Paulo State University at Rio Claro, LEPLO, São Paulo, Brazil. - - 2013
This systematic review aimed to assess changes on spatiotemporal gait parameters due to fatigue. A search was carried out in literature published from 1950 to December 2010 and retrieved 771 articles using terms referring to walking and fatigue in the title, abstract or keywords. Two researchers assessed the selection and ...
Bergknut Niklas - - 2012
Intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration is common in dogs and can give rise to a number of diseases, such as IVD herniation, cervical spondylomyelopathy, and degenerative lumbosacral stenosis. Although there have been many reports and reviews on the clinical aspects of canine IVD disease, few reports have discussed and reviewed the ...
Maciejewski Dariusz - - 2012
Sufentanil, a potent alpha-1 agonistic opioid, was synthesized in mid-1970s. It was introduced into clinical practice ten years later, gaining some popularity over the last twenty years. A piperidine derivative, sufentanil has been reported to be 6-10 times more potent than fentanyl, depending on the route of administration; it has ...
Mark Ashley C - - 2012
Background: According to US military data, tension pneumothorax (TPx) is the second leading cause of possibly preventable combat death after isolated extremity hemorrhage. The purpose of this study was to determine whether TPx similarly represents a significant cause of possibly preventable death in police officers.Methods: FBI data for the years ...
Lowry Edward - - 2012
Species introductions of anthropogenic origins are a major aspect of rapid ecological change globally. Research on biological invasions has generated a large literature on many different aspects of this phenomenon. Here, we describe and categorize some aspects of this literature, to better understand what has been studied and what we ...
Maciejewski Dariusz D Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy, Regional Hospital in Bielsko-Biała. - - 2012
Sufentanil, a potent α-1 agonistic opioid, was synthesized in mid-1970s. It was introduced into clinical practice ten years later, gaining some popularity over the last twenty years. A piperidine derivative, sufentanil has been reported to be 6-10 times more potent than fentanyl, depending on the route of administration; it has ...
Migchelsen Stephanie J - - 2011
Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) is caused by sub-species of the parasitic protozoan Trypanosoma brucei and is transmitted by tsetse flies, both of which are endemic only to sub-Saharan Africa. Several cases have been reported in non-endemic areas, such as North America and Europe, due to travelers, ex-patriots or military personnel ...
Middleton Owen - - 2011
Gabapentin is an antiepileptic drug that is prescribed for both FDA-approved and multiple off-label conditions, and has a relatively safe side-effect profile. Rare cases of overdose-related adverse effects have been reported in the literature. Described herein are the circumstances and autopsy findings of a 62-year-old woman with a history of ...
Scheinin Lisa - - 2011
Familicide and familicide-suicide have not been extensively documented or adequately defined in forensic and psychiatric literature. Such incidents occupy a distinct epidemiological niche and are often precipitated by financial stressors. We present a cluster of 3 such cases, all of which occurred within a 4-month period in Los Angeles County, ...
Thompson Matthew P - - 2011
Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis is a rare and dramatic complication of hyperthyroidism. Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis classically presents with proximal lower limb weakness in the setting of hypokalemia and thyrotoxicosis. Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis represents an endocrine emergency with a rapidly ascending paralysis that can result in respiratory insufficiency, cardiac arrhythmias, and death ...
Thogmartin Jon R - - 2011
  This study presents a series of 16 carriers of hemoglobin S (HbS) who died during various circumstances. Many of the cases were associated with mild to moderate exertion. The onset and/or duration of symptoms varied from a few minutes to several hours with many displaying a prolonged lucid interval ...
Yau James M - - 2011
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare congenital coronary abnormality associated with early infant mortality and adult sudden death. As it predominantly presents in the first year of life, diagnosis in living adults is extremely rare. Current management is based on limited ...
du Plessis Marna - - 2011
Murder-suicide, homicide-suicide, and dyadic death all refer to an incident where a homicide is committed followed by the perpetrator's suicide almost immediately or soon after the homicide. Homicide-suicides are relatively uncommon and vary from region to region. In the selected literature that we reviewed, shooting was the common method of ...
Bhat Waseem - - 2011
Sweat gland tumors of the upper extremity are uncommon. Eccrine porocarcinoma is a rare skin malignant lesion representing 0.005% to 0.01% of all cutaneous tumors, which most commonly presents in patients more than 60 years of age. Approximately 250 cases of eccrine porocarcinoma have been reported since this disease was ...
Austin Amy - - 2011
  Retrospective review of cases of suicide involving helium inhalation was undertaken at Forensic Science South Australia over a 25-year period from 1985 to 2009. No cases of helium-related suicides were identified in the first 15 years of the study, with one case between 2000 and 2004 and eight cases between ...
Salchow Daniel J - - 2011
In this case series and review of the literature, we describe 2 cases of abducens neuromyotonia (ANM) as the presenting sign of an intracranial tumor (meningioma). Review of the literature suggests that the pathophysiology of ocular neuromyotonia is incompletely understood. Most patients with ANM have a history of radiation therapy. ...
Palmiere Cristian - - 2011
  In this report, the authors present a case of unusual, accidental methadone intoxication in a 40-year-old man, who had inhaled methadone powder. The drug dealer was a pharmacy technician; methadone had been stolen from a pharmacy and sold as cocaine. After having inhaled methadone powder, he suffered cardiopulmonary arrest. ...
Ekker Solberg Erik - - 2011
This case and the review illustrate the induction of a sudden collapse of a football player secondary to a blow to his chest (commotio cordis) [CC]. The article argues that CC probably is under recognized in Europe and cautions that the mounting intensity and speed inherent in modern sports possibly ...
Misago Noriyuki - - 2011
Sebaceoma is a benign sebaceous neoplasm, which has been reported to show characteristic growth patterns, such as, ripple, labyrinthine/sinusoidal, and carcinoid-like patterns. Another recent finding regarding in sebaceoma is the observation of apocrine differentiation within the sebaceoma lesion. This report describes a case of carcinoid (a partial ripple and labyrinthine) ...
Mills Peter D - - 2011
While suicide among recently returned veterans is of great concern, it is a relatively rare occurrence within individual hospitals and clinics. Root cause analysis (RCA) generates a detailed case report that can be used to identify system-based vulnerabilities following an adverse event. Review of a national database of RCA reports ...
Covington Theresa M - - 2011
The National Child Death Review Case Reporting System (NCDR-CRS) was developed in the USA to provide child death review teams with a simple method for capturing, analysing, and reporting on the full set of information shared at a child death or serious injury review. The NCDR-CRS is a web based ...
Davis Ira D ID Baxter Healthcare Corporation, McGaw Park, Illinois, USA. - - 2011
To better understand the spectrum of overfill reports and their corresponding clinical severity and etiology, we conducted a review of overfill reports from the Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) database, which is within the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Web site (www.fda.gov). We searched the MAUDE database for ...
Dorsch Nicholas - - 2011
The continuation of a review of delayed vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage, originally published in 1994 and partially updated at the ninth vasospasm conference in Turkey, is presented. Further online and physical searches have been made of the relevant literature. The incidence of delayed ischaemic deficit (DID) or symptomatic vasospasm ...
Gueiros L-A - - 2011
Angioleiomyoma is an uncommon benign soft tissue tumor usually found in the lower extremities and rarely observed in oral tissues. It is microscopically characterized as a proliferation of smooth muscle cells intermingled with abundant vascular channels. Oral angioleiomyomas affect mostly the lips, palate, buccal mucosa and tongue, and appears as ...
Goto Shumpei - - 2011
Ectopic pancreas is of little clinical significance. We report a case of ectopic pancreas in a 2-year-old girl presenting as a heterogeneous solid submucosal tumor of the posterior wall of antrum proximal to the pylorus, treated by distal gastrectomy and Billroth I reconstruction. We reviewed 15 cases in the English ...
Barber Catherine - - 2011
We examined the accuracy of data on unintentional firearm fatalities in the United States. We began with data from the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) and examined every firearm death reported as an accident by any NVDRS data source - the NVDRS abstracter, the State Vital Statistics Registry (i.e., ...
Shields Lisa B E - - 2010
The prevalence of reported domestic violence or intimate partner violence has greatly increased, with approximately 1.5 million women violently assaulted annually in the United States by an intimate partner. Strangulation is often seen in violence against women, including domestic violence cases. Strangulation is defined as "a form of asphyxia characterized ...
Heitz Cláiton - - 2012
Chondromas are benign tumors composed of mature hyaline cartilage. These tumors are quite common in the bones of the hands and feet but extremely rare in jaw bones, and few such cases are reported in the literature. The aim of the present study was to carry out a literature review ...
Braunert M - - 2011
Lymphangiomas are rare benign tumors. In most cases, resection is necessary to obtain a precise histopathological analysis. There are capillary, cavernous and cystic lymphangiomas. The therapy of choice is a complete excision. Recurrence has been reported after incomplete resection. We present the case of a 45-year-old man with a lymphangioma ...
Cernaianu Grigore - - 2010
Most appendiceal carcinoids (ACs) in children present without lymph node metastasis. Lymph node metastasis is rarely present when primary tumor diameter exceeds 1 cm. We present the extraordinary case of an AC with a primary tumor diameter of 0.7 cm and infiltration of the mesentery, as well as 1 positive ...
Nonaka Cassiano Francisco Weege - - 2010
Chondrosarcomas are malignant mesenchymal tumors characterized by the differentiation of pure hyaline cartilage, and they are relatively uncommon in jawbones. Chondrosarcoma of the jaws usually presents as a painless mass or swelling associated with loosening of the associated teeth. This report describes an unusual case of chondrosarcoma that mimicked pulp ...
Karasu Betul Banu - - 2011
Cardiac valvular tumors are very infrequent lesions constituting about 10% of the primary cardiac neoplasms. Among the valvular tumors, lipomatous hamartoma represents a very rare and distinct pathological entity. Retrieval of the literature reveals only eight reported cases, and there is lack of information regarding their clinical features. Herein, we ...
Wu Arthur W - - 2010
OBJECTIVES:: Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA) is a rare, benign tumor of the nasopharynx, exclusively affecting males in their teens and twenties. Historically, it has been thought that JNAs primarily receive their blood supply from the ipsilateral external carotid system. We demonstrate in our case series and literature review that bilateral ...
de Matos Felipe Rodrigues - - 2011
Odontogenic fibroma (OF) is a benign odontogenic tumor characterized by various amounts of odontogenic epithelium in a mature fibrous stroma. Two variants can be distinguished: an intraosseous or central OF (COF) and an extraosseous or peripheral. The intraosseous variant is an extremely rare tumor that presents clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic ...
Mou Yi-Ping YP Department of General Surgery, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, 3 East Qingchun road, Hangzhou 310016, Zhejiang Province, - - 2010
Synchronous occurrence of epithelial neoplasia and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) in the stomach is uncommon. Only rare cases have been reported in the literature. We present here a 60-year-old female case of synchronous occurrence of gastric high-level intraepithelial neoplasia and GIST with the features of 22 similar cases and detailed ...
Yuan Ji - - 2011
Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (DNT) is commonly located in the supratentorial cortex. Extracortical localization of DNT is extremely rare. A 15-year-old female presented with loss of consciousness after head trauma. MRI demonstrated hydrocephalus secondary to a small non-enhancing T1 hypointense and T2 hyperintense mass lesion in the foramen of Monro; with ...
Phillips Christine L - - 2011
Medulloblastoma with melanotic differentiation, a rare variant of medulloblastoma, often carries a poor prognosis. We present such a case of a 4 year male with this rare, aggressive tumor. Additionally, we have reviewed the literature and report on the features important in the pathologic and radiologic diagnosis in this type ...
Ibrahim Mohannad - - 2010
We present an unusual case of primary intracranial carcinoid tumor of the skull base centered at the level of the foramen jugulare, which was proven with surgical biopsy and later with Somatostatin receptor nuclear medicine scan. We present the salient magnetic resonance imaging features of this rare tumor, describe their ...
Lucas David R - - 2010
Osteoblastoma is a rare benign bone tumor. Although the histologic features in most cases are distinctive, there are various permutations that make the diagnosis challenging. It can mimic a variety of other benign bone tumors, but more importantly, distinguishing it from osteoblastoma-like osteosarcoma can be difficult. In this case report, ...
Srinivasan Nandakumar - - 2010
Germinomas are gonadal neoplasms that rarely occur extragonadally in the midline structures of the human body. Newly diagnosed adult cases of pineal gland germinomas are very rare since most of the cases are diagnosed in the mid teens. The estimated incidence of this tumor in western countries is between 0.4-3.4%. ...
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