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Iliadelis E - - 1999
PURPOSE: To present the findings from histological and chemical analysis of large dacryoliths and correlate them with previous reports. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Dacryoliths were found in 8% of 216 dacryocystorhinostomy operations. In two cases with mild chronic dacryocystitis, large dacryoliths were extracted. The first case was a 42-year-old male with ...
Hanly A J - - 1999
We report a case of postoperative pressure induced alopecia in a 21-year-old black female after multiple intraoperative procedures. The histopathology is distinctive and demonstrated features in common with trichotillomania and alopecia areata, including the presence of pigment casts, catagen follicles, melanophages and apoptotic bodies. External hair manipulation is considered the ...
Jorquera H - - 1999
Genetic marker analysis is a powerful tool for solving paternity-related problems when the putative father is missing. This report describes the first time this approach was employed in Chile to solve such a problem. In the case presented, the alleged father was missing as a result of the political detentions ...
Fujitake J - - 1999
We report two adult Japanese sisters with L-2-hydroxy-glutaric aciduria (acidemia), both of whom were much older (aged 57, 47 years old) than previously reported patients (from neonate to 44 years old), and who presented with differing severity. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed typical subcortical white matter lesions in both cases and ...
Boyd T S - - 1999
Brain metastases represent the most common intracranial neoplasm, and they have become the most common indication for radiosurgery. The authors present a review summarizing the major issues surrounding the management of brain metastases and an English-language literature review of 21 independent reports, using either Gamma Knife or linear accelerator-based radiosurgery, ...
Hamiel D - - 1999
We present our theory of trichotillomania (hair pulling) as a manic phenomenon, complementary to its classic comprehension as a mourning response. Under certain conditions, separation or threat of separation can generate sadness or grief, while in pathological cases, when the loss is experienced as unbearable, the response might be depressive ...
Krupinski E - - 1999
OBJECTIVE: The goal of this project was to assess case turn-around times for store-and-forward and real-time video consultations in the Arizona Telemedicine Program. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Five components contributing to total case turn-around time were analyzed. Each parameter was submitted to statistical analysis and compared for store-and-forward and real-time sessions. ...
Bajanowski T - - 1999
The detection, storage, and analysis of gas taken from the heart ventricle is necessary to diagnose a fatal air embolism and this requires special precautions during autopsy. When the results of gas analysis correspond to the criteria defined by Pierucci and Gherson the diagnosis "air embolism" is justified. In cases ...
Kahng S - - 1999
We compared results obtained from 50 sets of functional analysis data from assessments of self-injurious behavior (SIB), 35 of which showed clear response patterns and 15 of which were undifferentiated, with those obtained from two abbreviated methods of assessment: (a) a brief functional analysis, consisting of the first session of ...
Holtzman S - - 1999
Decision analysis may be useful to people facing Alzheimer disease (AD) decisions. The use of decision analysis in three such cases is reported. The first case involved a middle-aged person worried about early-onset AD and deciding whether to seek genetic testing. The analysis let the participant reject testing and consider ...
Murakami M - - 1998
The authors report on two cases of pineal germinomas with granulomatous inflammation (granulomatous germinomas). Macroscopically, both tumors were relatively hard and grayish in color. Histological examination revealed a germinoma with multinucleated giant cells and Schaumann bodies in one case, and a germinoma with the background of acellular fibrillated matrix in ...
Muzur A - - 1998
Contralateral neglect is a frequent clinical syndrome which can be provoked by lesions in several brain areas (primarily inferior parietal and frontal) and includes symptoms of motor and perceptual negligence of both real and imaginative contralateral hemi-space. Attentional and representative theories attempting to explain neglect are presently the most popular. ...
Quatrehomme G - - 1998
The analysis of skeletal trauma is an important aspect of forensic case work. Yet most major pathology references devote limited attention to this topic. The aim of this paper is to analyze beveling in gunshot entrance wounds, from a series of 27 cases with a total of 39 wounds. Assessment ...
Kumar A - - 1998
The clinical analysis of 48 patients of primary amenorrhoea seen at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi for a period of 3 years, was performed. Twenty-six patients (54.2%) had muellerian anomalies, 11 (22.9%) had hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, 8 (16.6%) had hypergonadotropic hypogonadism and 3 (6.3%) had genital tuberculosis. The ...
Saha K B - - 1998
The Santals are described as the largest most integrated and possibly the most resilient tribe in eastern India. "The paper aims at looking into the parameters that set Santals in the process of socio-economic and demographic transformation and subsequently search for, the plausible explanation for the underlying mechanism for such ...
Lucarelli M J - - 1998
A 78-year-old man underwent ectropion repair with a monopolar electrosurgical unit. A flash fire occurred, resulting in a loss of eyelashes of the left upper and lower eyelids. A retrospective analysis of the case was conducted, including a review of the relevant literature. Although rare, the possibility of a flash ...
Vohland, Katrin
A review of the millipede subfamily Amplininae (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Aphelidesmidae) is presented. The genera Meridiurus, Tribrachiorus, Coleocacamus, Kallistopeltis, Sculptoteles and Pastazina are erected as new. Description of the new species Polylepiscus hirmerae n.sp., Meridiurus venitus n.sp., Tribrachiorus suarezi n.sp., T. huila n.sp., Coleocacamus depressus n.sp., C. labialveus n.sp., Thrinoxethus juani ...
Belal F - - 1997
A review with 92 references is presented that deals with the reported methods of analysis of the thioxanthene derivatives of pharmaceutical interest. The review includes the methods adopted in dosage forms and biological fluids. A brief discussion of the metabolism and pharmacokinetics of this class of compounds is also reported.
Thakar Y S - - 1997
We hereby report two cases of Bisalbuminemia for its extreme rarity in Indian literature. In an attempt to look for 'M' component, polyacrylamide gel disc electrophoresis of serum displayed observation. The saline eluates of the slower (variant in our cases) and the faster component showed a reaction of complete identify ...
Kitron U - - 1997
The spatial and temporal distribution of LaCrosse encephalitis cases in Illinois was analyzed using a geographic information system (GIS) and spatial statistics. Case data were obtained from the Illinois Department of Public Health and mapped on the county, town, and address level. Human cases were concentrated in and around the ...
Christoffersen G R - - 1997
Reports on habituation from the last part of the nineteenth and the first part of this century are reviewed. Publications are selected according to their significance for the understanding of the properties that characterize habituation. Reports that have contributed to the establishment of a causative link between habituation and synaptic ...
Makrydimas G - - 1997
In Greece and other Mediterranean countries up to 10% of the population are carriers of beta-thalassaemia and this is the most common indication for chorion villus sampling (CVS): Cytogenetic analysis of the samples is not carried out routinely, but is confined only to women aged 35 years or more. In ...
Ikebe T - - 1997
The phase S ratio in cell cycles were analyzed in livers with hyperplastic foci (HPF) and in livers without HPF by nuclear DNA determinations using flow cytometry, and by staining with argyrophilic proteins of the nucleolar organizer region (AgNOR). Flow cytometric analysis was done on 50 fresh frozen specimens of ...
White S J - - 1997
Empathy appears to be an important concept in the interpersonal repertoire of the nurse. There are a number of definitions and models of empathy available in the literature. These definitions and models are explored and analysed using Walker & Avant's (1983) approach to concept analysis. A model case of the ...
Hoedemaekers R - - 1997
Three recent reports on genetic screening published in the United Kingdom, Denmark and the Netherlands are discussed. Comparison of the Dutch report with the Danish and the Nuffield reports reveals that the Dutch report focuses on the aim of enlarging the scope for action, emphasising protection of autonomy and self-determination ...
Raab S S - - 1997
The diagnostic accuracy of telepathologic analysis has not been compared to that of conventional light microscopic review on a difficult case consultation service. The anatomic pathology consultation files of the University of Iowa were retrospectively examined, and 105 difficult cases from a variety of organs were chosen for real-time telepathologic ...
Buczko W - - 1997
The cost of inpatient transfer cases has concerned hospitals as well as rate-setters. Reform of transfer payment in Medicare's Prospective Payment System has been suggested to ensure access and adequate treatment for these cases in a period where inpatient revenue has been declining. This analysis indicates that both transfer cases ...
Dadan H - - 1997
The authors have made a review of the present literature relating to lithogenic bile as the main pathogenic factor in the creation of cholelithiasis. Lithogenic bile is formed in result of complex biochemical reactions taking place in bile under physiological conditions, as well as in pathology of the liver and ...
Bouras C - - 1997
We report a laser microprobe mass analysis of aluminum and iron content in the hippocampus and in the inferior temporal cortex in 2 cases of dementia pugilistica (DP), 4 cases of Alzheimer's disease (AD), and 3 controls. There was a predominant accumulation of Al and Fe within neurofibrillary tangles (NFT) ...
Wong O - - 1996
Meta-analysis has been used increasingly in reviewing and summarising epidemiological studies. Reviews incorporating meta-analyses have appeared in medical journals in increasing numbers. Although there are several methodology papers on meta-analysis, most of these papers have been written primarily for discussion among epidemiologists. The present paper considers some of the basic ...
Frouge C - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and the mammographic appearance of polyhedral microcalcifications. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Prospectively, we evaluated screening mammograms in 2000 women for polyhedral microcalcifications. The number of polyhedral microcalcifications on routine and magnification views was established, and a quantitative analysis was done ...
Renik O - - 1996
The concept of analytic neutrality is reviewed with respect to its utility as a technical guideline. Participation of an analyst's personal judgments and affects in clinical work is discussed in relation to differing conceptions of how learning takes place in analysis. The question of what actually protects a patient from ...
van der Mast R C - - 1996
Numerous articles have been published investigating the incidence of and risk factors for delirium after cardiac surgery. Smith and Dimsdale reviewed the literature on postcardiotomy delirium in 1987 using a meta-analysis of 44 research studies. However, doubts about their methods and results caused the authors to re-examine the literature using ...
Cliff W H - - 1996
A mastery of human anatomy and physiology requires a familiarity with a vast number of details about the human body. A directed method of case analysis is described that helps students deepen and solidify their understanding of anatomical and physiological facts, concepts, and principles. The successful case had four distinctive ...
Güntzel O - - 1996
To see whether effects of air pollutants and other environmental factors on the respiratory tract can be detected by the Swiss sentinel reporting system, two years' data of asthma bronchiale and exacerbation of chronic bronchitis were analyzed. On average, 16 cases of asthma and 9 cases of bronchitis were reported ...
de Chalain T M - - 1996
The medicinal leech, Hirudo medicinalis, has been used with increasing frequency for salvage of compromised pedicled flaps and microvascular free-tissue transfers. The data pertaining to 18 cases in which flap salvage with leeches was attempted were reviewed and contrasted with the data from 108 published cases from other centers. A ...
Eichorst A J - - 1996
Research facilities under the jurisdiction of the United States Department of Energy are required to formally report significant radioactive contamination incidents to the Department of Energy under Department of Energy Order 5000.3. Through the reporting process, the Department of Energy is given a detailed incident description through a notification report, ...
Skopelitou A - - 1996
The case of a patient with a cystadenoma with mesenchymal stroma (CMS) of the liver in association with asymptomatic unilateral mucinous cystadenoma of the right ovary (MCO) is reported. Immunohistochemical analysis of both lesions showed an identical profile. CA19-9 was expressed in the epithelial lining of both, intrahepatic CMS and ...
McCrory C R - - 1995
The Mallampati classification is a commonly used means of preoperatively predicting a difficult endotracheal intubation. As the laryngeal portion of the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) must sit over the larynx, we wondered whether the Mallampati classification also predicts difficulty in achieving adequate seating of the LMA. LMA positioning was assessed ...
Tuchin P J - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To review the literature and test a new methodology of assessing chiropractic utilization and cost-effectiveness on workers' compensation claimants. DESIGN: A retrospective analysis of data from the WorkCover Authority (WCA) of New South Wales, Australia. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Average chiropractic treatment cost per case, average medical treatment cost per ...
Laplanche J - - 1995
The author argues that seduction is not primarily a fantasy but a 'real' situation, which lies at the heart of the other two allegedly primal major scenarios: castration and the primal scene. This statement is not to be confused with an event-based realism, as, for this to be achieved, a ...
Dofrman D D - - 1995
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES: We evaluated by bootstrapping the conclusions obtained by the Dorfman-Berbaum-Metz (DBM) receiver operating characteristic (ROC) method and by the Toledano-Gatsonis (TG) method on a well-known data set. METHODS: We bootstrapped in two ways, resampled cases while holding readers fixed and resampled both cases and readers. RESULTS: When ...
Fochtmann L J - - 1995
A literature review of reported cases of intractable sneezing reveals that intractable sneezing typically occurs in children or adolescents and is a manifestation of conversion disorder. Analysis of these cases demonstrates a number of features that are helpful in differentiating psychogenic from organic sneezing. Also discussed are aspects of patient ...
Selavka C M - - 1995
The explosion of literature related to the analysis of hair for cocaine and its products is reviewed. In the commonly accepted applications of hair testing for cocaine, those related to criminal or civil investigations and pharmacotoxicologic studies occupy most of the relevant published work. This review uses detailed, 'binary' (yes/no) ...
Charny I W - - 1995
Two groups of practicing therapists were asked to describe in depth a specific extramarital affair with which they were very familiar--whether as therapist, relative, or friend or were themselves involved. Of 62 cases, 21, or 34%, ended in divorce--in the therapists' judgments as a consequence of the infidelity. In 27 ...
Spinler S A - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To present and analyze a patient case illustrating a possible drug interaction between quinidine and erythromycin. METHODS: This is a case report of one hospitalized patient. The setting for this analysis was a university hospital. Through a MEDLINE search of all English medical literature (1966 to 1994) documenting possible ...
Stell R - - 1994
A case of unilateral asterixis in a man with a focal ischaemic lesion of the contralateral ventral thalamus is presented. Atypically, the movements were present at rest and had a pattern of activation that resulted in an initial misdiagnosis of epilepsia partialis continua. This case emphasises the importance of electromyographic ...
Schachter S C - - 1994
Defining handedness according to the results of preference questionnaires is operational. Most often, handedness is defined according to the extremes of the handedness range or equal divisions of the entire handedness range. These definitions may exclude ambilateral (ambidextrous) subjects from analysis or may fail to separate out subjects with intermediate ...
van de Vlasakker C J - - 1994
Analysis of recent literature on Niemann-Pick disease type C (NPC) reveals a broad clinical spectrum with diverse neurological manifestations. Diagnosis and assessment are discussed. We present a case with symptomatology that is in concordance with a specific phenotype. The major clinical features are highlighted in a review of recently published ...
Gonzales R - - 1994
We report a case of severe hyponatremia following hysteroscopic myomectomy for uterine fibroids. This new technique, which requires large volumes of irrigation solution (1.5% glycine in this case), is being more widely applied as an alternative to open surgery. Thus, nephrologists may expect to encounter such cases as the female ...
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