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Malkondu Ozlem O Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Yeditepe University, Bagdat Caddesi 238, Goztepe, 34728 Istanbul, - - 2014
Biodentine is a calcium-silicate based material that has drawn attention in recent years and has been advocated to be used in various clinical applications, such as root perforations, apexification, resorptions, retrograde fillings, pulp capping procedures, and dentine replacement. There has been considerable research performed on this material since its launching; ...
Hutton Brian B Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, - - 2014
Some have suggested the quality of reporting of network meta-analyses (a technique used to synthesize information to compare multiple interventions) is sub-optimal. We sought to review information addressing this claim. To conduct an overview of existing evaluations of quality of reporting in network meta-analyses and indirect treatment comparisons, and to ...
Wang Linfa L CSIRO Animal Food and Health Sciences, Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, VIC, 3220, Australia. - - 2014
: The editors of Virology Journal would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 10 (2013). The success of any scientific journal depends on an effective and strict peer review process and Virology Journal could not operate without your contribution. We are grateful ...
Maxwell Michael R MR Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, National University, La Jolla, California 92037, USA.; Email: - - 2014
Stagmomantis is a remarkable genus within the Mantodea, being relatively species-rich and geographically widespread.  Yet, the number of species within the genus remains curiously unresolved.  The present synoptic review surveys the literature on Stagmomantis to identify named species for which scientific consensus exists, as well as to summarize basic biological ...
Robinson Karen A KA Johns Hopkins University, 1830 E, Monument St,, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA. - - 2014
An exponential increase in the number of systematic reviews published, and constrained resources for new reviews, means that there is an urgent need for guidance on explicitly and transparently integrating existing reviews into new systematic reviews. The objectives of this paper are: 1) to identify areas where existing guidance may ...
Drago Fabiana B FB Laboratorio de Helmintología, División Zoología Invertebrados, Museo de La Plata, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Paseo del Bosque S/Nº, 1900 La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.; Email: - - 2014
The digenean fauna of six species of falconiform birds from northeastern Argentina is reported and a new species and several new hosts and geographical records are presented. Strigea proteolytica n. sp. (Strigeidae) is described from Buteogallus urubitinga and distinguished from their congeners by the combination of the following characters: plump ...
Amir Lisa L La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. - - 2014
The editor of International Breastfeeding Journal would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 8 (2013).
O'Donovan Peter P BioMed Central, 236 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1X 8HB, UK. - - 2014
The editors of BMC Pediatrics would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 13 (2013).
Shanahan Daniel D BioMed Central, 236 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1x 8HB, UK. - - 2014
A peer-reviewed journal would not survive without the generous time and insightful comments of the reviewers, whose efforts often go unrecognized. Biological Procedures Online has been blessed by the support of highly-qualified peer reviewers, and the Editor-in-Chief, Shulin Li, and staff of the journal would like to show their appreciation ...
Loo Steven King-Fan SK Hong Kong Adventist Hospital, Hong Kong - - 2014
Warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), of which there are over 100 types. HPV probably infects the skin via areas of minimal trauma. Risk factors include use of communal showers, occupational handling of meat, and immunosuppression. In immunocompetent people, warts are harmless and resolve as a result of ...
Fulop Sean A SA Dept. of Linguistics, PB92 California State University Fresno 5245 N. Backer Avenue, Fresno, California - - 2014
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 ...
Sales Anne A Co-Editors-in-Chief, Implementation Science. - - 2014
The editors of Implementation Science would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 8 (2013).
Sinkala Yona Y Department of Disease Control, University of Zambia and Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Zambia. - - 2014
Zambia has been experiencing low livestock productivity as well as trade restrictions owing to the occurrence of foot and mouth disease (FMD), but little is known about the epidemiology of the disease in these endemic settings. The fundamental questions relate to the spatio-temporal distribution of FMD cases and what determines their occurrence. A ...
Bergvall Tomas T Uppsala Monitoring Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for International Drug Monitoring, Uppsala, Sweden, - - 2014
Individual case safety reports of suspected harm from medicines are fundamental to post-marketing surveillance. Their value is directly proportional to the amount of clinically relevant information they include. To improve the quality of the data, communication between stakeholders is essential and can be facilitated by a simple score and visualisation ...
Seikaly Hadi H University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada. - - 2014
The Editors of Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 42 (2013).
Lau Rosa R E-Health Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, - - 2014
Getting the results of research implemented into routine healthcare is often a challenge. The disconnect between the development and implementation of evidence into practice is called the 'second translational gap' and is particularly apparent in primary care. To address this gap, we plan to identify, summarise and synthesise currently available ...
Zamvar Vipin V Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK. - - 2014
The Editors of Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 8 (2013).
Beales Phil P UCL Institute of Child Health, London, WC1N 1EH, UK. - - 2014
We would like to thank the following experts for their assistance with the peer-review in 2013 for manuscripts submitted to Cilia. We greatly appreciate the voluntary contribution made to the journal by all our reviewers.
Martini Alberto - - 2014
The Editors of Pediatric Rheumatology would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 11 (2013).
Pieroni Andrea A University of Gastronomic Sciences, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele 9, 12060 Bra/Pollenzo, Cuneo, Italy. - - 2014
The editors of Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 9 (2013).
Cho I I Department of Nursing, School of Medicine, Inha University , Incheon, Korea ; Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital , Boston, MA, USA ; Harvard Medical School , Boston, MA, - - 2014
The Instrument for Evaluating Human-Factor Principles in Medication-Related Decision Support Alerts (I-MeDeSA) was developed recently in the US with a view towards improving considerations of human-factor principles when designing alerts for clinical decision support (CDS) systems. This study evaluated the generalizability of this tool, in cooperation with its authors, across ...
Lever Andrew A University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. - - 2014
Retrovirology would like to sincerely thank the following for giving their time and expertise to review manuscripts for the journal in 2013. Their support for the journal is greatly appreciated.
Schaverien M V MV Department of Surgery, Western Infirmary, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, Scotland G11 6NT, UK. Electronic address: - - 2013
The aim of this systematic review was to establish the completeness of reporting of key patient, tumour, treatment, and outcomes information in the randomized-controlled trials (RCTs) of standard breast-conserving surgery (sBCS) considered to be the 'gold-standard', and to compare this with the reporting of the same key criteria for all ...
Bugeja Lyndal L Monash Injury Research Institute, Clayton, Victoria, - - 2013
Domestic/Family Violence Death Reviews (D/FVDRs) have been established in a number of high-income countries since 1990 as a mechanism to inform prevention-focused interventions to reduce domestic/family violence. D/FVDRs differ in their structure, governance, case identification processes and inclusion criteria, review measures, and outputs. Outside of the United States, the extent ...
Yu Hai-Ying HY State Key Laboratory of Infectious Disease and Department of Infectious Disease, First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, 310003, Hangzhou, China, - - 2013
Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is common infectious disease. Early diagnosis and timely treatment are critical for the cure of the disease. Thwaites standard is widely accepted but not the golden standard. Here, we analyzed 42 cases of TBM patients in local hospital and combined with literature review to provide more information ...
McDougall Rosalind R School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, - - 2013
There has recently been interest in applying the techniques of systematic review to bioethics literature. In this paper, I identify the three models of systematic review proposed to date in bioethics: systematic reviews of empirical bioethics research, systematic reviews of normative bioethics literature, and systematic reviews of reasons. I argue ...
Hyppönen Hannele H Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Department of Information, PB 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland. Electronic address: - - 2013
This paper (1) presents the protocol of an on-going systematic literature review on the methods of structuring electronic health record (EHR) data and studying the impacts of implemented structures, thus laying basis for the analysis of the empirical articles (2) describes previous reviews published on the subject and retrieved during ...
Szabó András - - 2013
The authors have trawled the literature on self-inflicted Caesarean section, assessing circumstances and probable motivation; 19/22 cases had sufficient information. In seven cases, the apparent intention was to kill the child. In four, the action resulted from some form of mental illness. In eight, the woman, in the agony of ...
Gagnier Joel J - - 2013
ABSTRACT Background: A case report is a narrative that describes, for medical, scientific, or educational purposes, a medical problem experienced by one or more patients. Case reports written without guidance from reporting standards are insufficiently rigorous to guide clinical practice or to inform clinical study design. Primary Objective: Develop, disseminate, ...
Laframboise Michelle A MA Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, 6100 Leslie Street, Toronto, Canada ; Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports - - 2013
To illustrate the varying presentations of the female athlete triad and to inform the practitioner of the potential sequelae of this common condition. Four patients presented with a variety of signs and symptoms of the female athlete triad including low caloric intake, osteoporosis, amenorrhea and/or endothelial dysfunction. A conservative treatment ...
Saada F - - 2013
Supratentorial stroke presenting as contralateral hemiparesis is predominantly related to contralateral projection of the corticospinal tract. While most corticospinal fibers decussate at the level of the medulla, some tracts continue descending as ipsilateral ventral corticospinal fibers. In this systematic review of the literature and 2 case reports specifically seen in ...
Al-Qudah A - - 2013
Subcutaneous emphysema is rarely encountered in endodontic practice and consequently there is a dearth of information in the dental literature about this complication. The following report presents an interesting case of periorbital emphysema encountered during endodontic therapy. Attention is drawn to the presentation and management of this mostly preventable complication.
Gagnier Joel J - - 2013
A case report is a narrative that describes, for medical, scientific, or educational purposes, a medical problem experienced by one or more patients. Case reports written without guidance from reporting standards are insufficiently rigorous to guide clinical practice or to inform clinical study design. Develop, disseminate, and implement systematic reporting ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2013
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 ...
Alcantara Joel J International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, 327 N Middletown Rd, Media, PA 19063, USA; Life Chiropractic College West, 25001 Industrial Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Constipation compromises the health-related quality of life of children. Chiropractic is a popular alternative therapy for children with constipation. We performed this integrative review of the literature to inform clinical practice. Our integrative review of the literature began with an examination of the databases Pubmed [1966-2013], MANTIS [1964-2013] and Index ...
Boeker Martin - - 2013
Recent research indicates a high recall in Google Scholar searches for systematic reviews. These reports raised high expectations of Google Scholar as a unified and easy to use search interface. However, studies on the coverage of Google Scholar rarely used the search interface in a realistic approach but instead merely ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2013
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 ...
Erbas-Cakmak Sundus - - 2013
Logical progress: Independent molecular logic gates have been designed and characterized. Then, the individual molecular logic gates were coerced to work together within a micelle. Information relay between the two logic gates was achieved through the intermediacy of singlet oxygen. Working together, these concatenated logic gates result in a self-reporting ...
Royle Pamela - - 2013
Systematic reviews are important for informing clinical practice and health policy. The aim of this study was to examine the bibliometrics of systematic reviews and to determine the amount of variance in citations predicted by the journal impact factor (JIF) alone and combined with several other characteristics. We conducted a ...
Gagnier Joel J - - 2013
A case report is a narrative that describes, for medical, scientific, or educational purposes, a medical problem experienced by one or more patients. Case reports written without guidance from reporting standards are insufficiently rigorous to guide clinical practice or to inform clinical study design. Develop, disseminate, and implement systematic reporting ...
Mukhopadhyay Sanjay - - 2013
The cause of pulmonary necrotizing granulomas is often unclear, even after histologic examination. Our aim was to determine the clinical significance of histologically unexplained necrotizing granulomas. Pulmonary necrotizing granulomas surgically resected at the Mayo Clinic (1994-2004) were retrieved and reviewed retrospectively. Cases in which a cause was evident at the ...
Guo Feifei F Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital, The Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210008, P.R. - - 2013
Minimal deviation adenocarcinoma (MDA) of the uterine cervix, otherwise known as adenoma malignum, is a rare variant of cervical adenocarcinoma, which represents a diagnostic challenge in the field of gynecologic oncology, due to its benign-resembling histological characteristics. To achieve a better understanding of this disease, we present two cases of ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2013
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 ...
Ferlisi Monica - - 2013
There is a remarkable dearth of information about the various therapies used, often widely so, to control refractory or super-refractory status epilepticus despite its high mortality and morbidity. As pointed out by recent literature reviews, there are no controlled studies, and information is based almost entirely on open, often small ...
Keremidis Haralampos - - 2013
This article presents a historical perspective on agroterrorism cases from 1945 until 2012. The threat groups and perpetrators associated with bio- and agroterrorism are clustered into several groups: apocalyptic sects, lone wolves, political groups, and religious groups. We used open-source information, and 4 biological agroterrorism cases are described: (1) in ...
Davari Ar A Dept. of Operative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, - - 2013
The objective of this review is to inform practitioners about dentin hypersensitivity (DH); to provide a brief overview of the diagnosis, etiology and clinical management of dentin hypersensitivity and to discuss technical approaches to relieve sensitivity. This clinical information is described in the context of the underlying biology. The author ...
Gagnier Joel J - - 2013
A case report is a narrative that describes, for medical, scientific, or educational purposes, a medical problem experienced by one or more patients. Case reports written without guidance from reporting standards are insufficiently rigorous to guide clinical practice or to inform clinical study design. Our primary objective was to develop, ...
Gagnier Joel J JJ Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Michigan, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United - - 2013
A case report is a narrative that describes, for medical, scientific, or educational purposes, a medical problem experienced by one or more patients. Case reports written without guidance from reporting standards are insufficiently rigorous to guide clinical practice or to inform clinical study design. Develop, disseminate, and implement systematic reporting ...
Sharp Nicole E - - 2013
Although minimally invasive surgery (MIS) has been utilized in selective trauma patients, there a relative paucity of literature on its role in both blunt and penetrating trauma in the pediatric population. Our purpose is to review the current literature on the role of MIS in abdominal and thoracic pediatric trauma. ...
Kerns Sarah L - - 2013
Despite publication of numerous radiogenomics studies to date, positive single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) associations have rarely been reproduced in independent validation studies. A major reason for these inconsistencies is a high number of false positive findings because no adjustments were made for multiple comparisons. It is also possible that some ...
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