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Lundström F - - 1989
This study focuses on the importance of using natural head posture as a basis for cephalometric analysis. It describes a simple method for transferring a vertical plumbline from a lateral head photograph to a profile radiograph. The method is shown to have a relatively small technical error. Means and standard ...
Alexander M P - - 1989
Individual cases of crossed aphasia (aphasia after a right hemisphere lesion in a right-hander) have often been reported. A number of theories have been proposed as to the neuropsychological and/or nerobiological mechanisms that might underlie this phenomenon, but there is still disagreement about its language phenomenology and possible significance. We ...
Sarli L - - 1989
We compared 16 cases of pigment microlithiasis with 12 cases of cholesterol microlithiasis. In each case we made a spectrophotometric and diffractometric analysis of the composition of the stones, also analysing bile bacteriology, bile lipid composition and cholesterol saturation indices. The two groups were comparable as regards sex, age, symptoms ...
Shih Y F - - 1989
The authors studied the refractive errors and axial lengths on thirty patients. A retrospective analysis suggests some degree of monocular vision deprivation early in life. Axial myopia was found in most of the cases, indicating that emmetropization is a vision-dependent phenomenon. But, some exceptions were found, supporting the concept that ...
Teagarden J R - - 1989
Meta-analysis refers to methodologies that are used to integrate related empirical research to arrive at conclusions not possible by reviewing individual studies, or to improve generalizations of individual studies. It is distinguished from the traditional narrative review in that statistical methodologies are applied to derive more objective conclusions than those ...
Simons H D - - 1988
We report a meta-analysis of studies of the relation of vision anomalies to reading skill. Meta-analysis is a quantitative technique for combining the results of multiple studies that reduces the subjectivity of literature reviews. The results of the analysis of 34 studies of vision anomalies and reading skill that met ...
Bashi S - - 1988
A case of immotile-cilia syndrome associated with azoospermia is presented. This diagnosis is based on a typical history of bronchitis, sinusitis, situs inversus, impaired nasal mucociliary clearance and characteristic ultrastructural defect in the respiratory tract cilia and in the sperm tail. Semen analysis showed azoospermia with no evidence of obstruction ...
Ryd L - - 1988
Micromotion of the tibial component of eight Freeman-Samuelson arthroplasties without cement for gonarthrosis were followed for two years and studied by roentgen-stereophotogrammetric analysis (RSA). In five cases, displacement over time was studied, and in all cases migration was found to range from 0.7 to 4.8 mm after two years. One ...
Matsumoto S C - - 1988
Computed tomography was studied in the patients with Minamata disease, a methylmercury poisoning caused by the ingestion of contaminated sea foods. The characteristic changes in the acquired cases were atrophy of the visual calcarine cortex and of the cerebellar vermis and/or hemisphere. Marked atrophy of the calcarine cortex produced the ...
Borochowitz Z - - 1988
Achondrogenesis has traditionally been divided into type I (Parenti-Fraccaro) and type II (Langer-Saldino). We studied the clinical, radiologic, and morphologic features of 17 cases previously diagnosed as achondrogenesis type I to define whether there is even further heterogeneity. On radiographic analysis, two distinct groups of patients were defined based on ...
Rosenthal G - - 1988
The author uses Freud's ideas on the natural period of an analysis as a theoretical background for the presentation of a clinical case. The patient came to analysis as a girl of 15. For the two years before the consultation Inés had suffered from 'absences' when faced with situations she ...
Yadav G C - - 1988
We present a summary of the results of quantitative amino acid analysis in 800 subjects over a three-year period in Al-Sabah Hospital, Kuwait. Thirty-five patients with aminoacidopathy were identified, all but two of whom were the offspring of first-degree consanguineous marriages: nine cases of phenylketonuria, one benign hyperphenylalaninaemia, seven non-ketotic ...
Parry B W - - 1987
Clinical pathology is a valuable adjunct to physical examination of cases of colic. The present review considers evaluation of cases of colic for three main purposes: (1) making a prognosis, (2) deciding whether to operate, and (3) making a diagnosis. Blood tests noted to be useful for prognostication were hematocrit, ...
Ozaita G - - 1987
Hematocrits of 131 cerebral infarction cases were correlated with the outcome at 2 weeks. Bivariate analysis showed that cases with more intense admission deficit had lower admission hematocrit and that cases with poorer outcome had lower Day 2 and 4 hematocrits. However, multivariate analysis of several prognostic factors (including hematocrit, ...
Kristoffersson U - - 1987
Cytogenetic analysis was attempted in 20 patients with Hodgkin's disease. No mitoses were found in 2 cases, normal metaphases in 7, and normal metaphases with nonclonal aberrations in 7. Of the 4 cases with clonal aberrations, one had +16 as the sole change, whereas the remaining tumors had multiple numerical ...
McCurdy W C - - 1987
Collection of proper postmortem specimens is an essential step in the process of toxicology case work. Improper collection of these specimens can greatly alter or negate chemical and toxicological analysis. Presented herein is a description of a postmortem specimen collection 'kit' that has proven suitable for use not only by ...
Cremona-Barbaro A - - 1987
The 'gains' of Munchausen syndrome cannot readily be understood on a rational level, and are presumed to be intra-psychic. The presenting fabrications often follow a remarkably similar pattern, and some psychodynamic insight might be gained by analysis of the general themes and contents. The case of one typical patient is ...
Cooper D N - - 1987
In this review of the recent literature, the contribution that the new techniques of molecular genetics has made in the analysis and diagnosis of human ophthalmic conditions is presented and discussed. Among the disorders reviewed are X-linked retinitis pigmentosa, Norrie's disease, gyrate atrophy and retinoblastoma, and there are also sections ...
Ryan J F - - 1987
The case mix of publicly funded residents in 73 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in two Connecticut counties was examined. Data collected in 1980-1981 for utilization review by a professional standards review organization were used for the analysis. The findings indicate that considerable variation exists in case mix across the SNFs. ...
Simard J M - - 1986
The histopathological, clinical, and radiological features of the intracranial cavernous angioma are reviewed, based on an analysis of 138 symptomatic, histologically verified cases. Twelve of the cases are from our own series and 126 were collected from appropriately documented reports in the modern literature. The analysis indicated that, at the ...
Luotonen J - - 1986
Ulceroglandular, glandular, and oropharyngeal forms of tularemia may occur in otolaryngologic patients, frequently causing diagnostic difficulties. A retrospective analysis of 127 patients with serologically proved tularemia in the head and neck region is presented with special reference to diagnostic difficulties. Short case reports of six patients are included. Difficulties seemed ...
Petraco N - - 1986
This paper reviews the use of microscopic trace evidence in actual casework. Three cases are discussed in which the microscopic analysis of trace evidence was used to: associate the people, places, and things involved in the incident; reconstruct the event; and describe the occupation(s) of the participants. Each case is ...
Moffat A C - - 1986
The current position on the "passive smoking" of cannabis is reviewed with particular reference to the analysis of urine. The pharmacokinetics and metabolism of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol are first described, followed by a survey of methods used to identify and quantify its metabolites in urine. Published data concerning the appearance of cannabinoids ...
Forman D - - 1985
The Association of Plastic Manufacturers in Europe maintains a register of all cases of angiosarcoma of the liver (ASL) resulting from exposure to vinyl chloride monomer (VCM). This register has recorded all known VCM related cases of the disease worldwide that have been histologically confirmed. Although likely to be incomplete, ...
Goldberg A - - 1985
This paper is a re-examination of the rule of date setting in termination. It reviews the literature and presents an analytic case which was terminated in what the patient called a "natural" manner, i.e., without the setting of a date. Some ideas about the nature of the rules used in ...
Lewis E L - - 1984
Semen specimens were obtained for analysis from nine men immediately before vasectomy and 3 days following the vasectomy procedure. After vasectomy there was a significant decrease in seminal sperm concentration, percentage of sperm motility, and mean swimming speed. In seven of nine cases the spermatozoa did not survive overnight incubation ...
Chamberlain E R - - 1984
This paper reviews the literature on disaster welfare policy. Analysis of the Australian disaster welfare response shows the different functions of government and voluntary welfare agencies.
Cassel G H - - 1984
A review of 345 consecutive cases of patients under the age of 40 years with central serous chorioretinopathy seen between 1969 and 1979 was performed in order to define temporal patterns of occurrence. The monthly distribution of cases significantly differed (p less than 0.01) from an expected random distribution. Although ...
Buchino J J - - 1984
A case of pancreatoblastoma in a 4-year-old boy is presented. This tumor was studied by histochemical and ultrastructural techniques and was found to have both exocrine and endocrine components. This analysis and a review of the literature helps to further define this entity, which has a significantly better prognosis than ...
Zuger B - - 1984
This is a long term follow-up of 55 boys with early effeminate behavior. It was possible to determine the outcome in sexual orientation in 38 of the boys, which included homosexuality or variants of it in 35 (63.6 per cent) of the total of 55 and heterosexuality in three (5.5 ...
Vallee B - - 1984
A case of delayed radionecrosis of the brain is reported, following irradiation of a scalp dermatofibrosarcoma. Signs and symptoms were those of an intracranial neoplasm and appeared 5 years after an irradiation dosage of 1890 rets. Twenty-seven similar cases were gathered from a survey of the literature. Surgical excision was ...
Bak E - - 1983
A rare case of acquired dysarthria caused by a brain-stem infarct in a six-year-old boy is reported. Applying the analysis of Darley et al. (1969, 1975), 14 'dimensions' of dysarthria were recognised. The course of this dysarthria is described, by comparing samples of spontaneous speech, repetition and singing. The dysarthria ...
Singh R B - - 1982
Applications of hydrazones in inorganic analysis since 1950 are reviewed.
Suzuki T - - 1982
We considered the long-term development of shinkeishitsu-type neurotics (hypochondriacal neurosis: 154 cases; anxiety neurosis: 122 cases; obsessive neurosis: 436 cases; depressive neurosis: 123 cases) treated by Morita therapy by using the Life Table analysis. We obtained the following results: (i) at least 90% of the patients improved greatly within at ...
Rogers R - - 1981
Described the development of the Rogers Criminal Responsibility Assessment Scales (RCRAS) as an empirically based testing procedure specifically designed for use in insanity evaluations. A pretest of the RCRAS that employed 10 case vignettes and a preliminary study of 25 patients are reported. Initial results indicated that the RCRAS has ...
Macko J K - - 1981
The taxonomy of mammomonogamids parasitic in ruminants is discussed with regard to their different rates of variability in Cuba and Mexico. Since their variability is large and the existence of biological species is not based on their morphology but on the reproduction isolation of populations, the authors came to the ...
McManus I C - - 1980
After reviewing the literature on experimental rectangle aesthetics ('the golden section') it was concluded that all of the effects demonstrated in the literature were dubious, either due to methodological limitations or inadvertent experimenter bias, these defects being compounded by most studies only considering population preferences and ignoring individual differences in ...
Reitan J B - - 1980
A review of the literature of time-dose relationships of liposarcoma is given. The radiotherapeutic data on 15 measurable liposarcoma sites, together with 45 sites collected from the literature, are subjected to a Strandqvist plot analysis using the modified Ellis' formula TSD = D.T-alpha. The recovery coefficient alpha is thought to ...
Bryans B - - 1980
English consonants were classified according to six binary articulatory variables. Differences between the members of each possible consonant pair were quantified and the overall difference between each consonant and all other consonants was calculated. The consonant difference measures were found to be significantly related to children's substitution errors and to ...
Gaspar V G - - 1980
The authors reviewed 162 clinical cases selected from several cases and referring to paraplegic patients, who have been treated in a polyvalent rehabilitation centre during approximately 20 years. The cases studied focused on those of vertebromedullar traumatisms due to water sports, work and road accidents, since in the authors' opinion ...
Asano M - - 1980
Formulas of the estimated likelihood ratio Y/X are derived for cases without mother as well as those without both mother and putative father, by using blood group findings of their relatives. The distribution curves of the relative frequencies of log(Y/X) for these cases are calculated with respect to 10(4) families ...
Endou K - - 1980
We evaluated the clinical usefulness of the automated ECG analysis system with the Bonner I program based on 1,460 ECGs of which 45.8% were abnormal. Both computer and physician agreed in 93.8% of the 1,460 cases on rhythm analysis, in 89.5% on contour analysis and in 83.6% on both rhythm ...
Hupfauf L - - 1979
Cases of myoarthropathy are much more frequent than has so far been assumed. They appear so often that a specific exploratory procedure should form part of the case history and investigation of findings of the dental examination. The result of this examination decides whether diagnosis should be extended by instrumental ...
Kanabrocki E L - - 1979
Human thumbnails were analyzed for trace elements by instrumental analysis using thermal neutron activation technique. The average concentration of metals studied in clinically symptom-free adult female and male subjects were: zinc, 184 vs. 153 ppm; chromium, 6.8 vs. 4.2; selenium, 0.9 vs. 0.6; gold, 2.6 vs. 0.4; mercury, 1.9 vs. ...
de Barsy T - - 1979
The authors report an uncommon case of type II glycogenosis. An 8-year-old boy developed a slow progressive myopathy. Biopsy of skeletal muscle showed scarce lesions under the optic microscope but in 50% of the fibers the presence of vacuoles filled with glycogen under the electron microscope. Ultrastructural analysis of fibroblasts ...
Malaviya A N - - 1979
We investigated the pattern of genetic susceptibility to rheumatic diseases in Indians by means of HLA analysis. HLA B27 was present in more than 90% of cases included under the broad category or seronegative spondarthritides. In this respect our data resembled results reported for Caucasian populations. In our population, however, ...
Roed-Petersen B - - 1979
Lipodystrophy, which may be subdivided into a partial and a total form, is not a commonly reported disorder. One patient is presented in whom the lipodystrophy was not only confined to the face but even to one side. Progressive hemifacial atrophy was excluded by roentgencephalometric analysis and electromyography. It is ...
Sanfilippo J S - - 1978
A series of 505 consecutive hysterosalpingograms (HSG) for the evaluation of infertility is reviewed. Two hundred and seventy-five (54.3%) were interpreted as normal. A tubal abnormality was found in 188 (37.2%) and a uterine abnormality in 42 (8.5%). The literature is reviewed. Hysterosalpingographic abnormalities in the present series are compared ...
Spiegel L A - - 1978
The author questions the existence of unconscious guild and unconscious need for punishment. His thesis is that the self-destructive acts and sufferings of the moral masochist are not caused by an unconscious need for punishment, but rather by a flight from severe castration anxiety into masochistic acts. The analysis of ...
Dawar R - - 1978
An analysis of 128 cases of Hodgkin disease seen at the Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, during the period 1968--1974 is presented with reference to histopathological and clinical findings. A male preponderance is noted in all age groups, and this is most noticeable in ...
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