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Soga J - - 2002
This study was undertaken to evaluate the statistical results of a large collected series of primary hepatic endocrinomas including carcinoids from extensive clinicopathologic aspect, and to provide the information to investigators engaged in this particular field of research. Primary hepatic endocrinomas variously termed as endocrine cell carcinoma (ECC), neuroendocrine carcinoma ...
Huang Chun-Hsiung - - 2002
Seventy-one revisions of knee arthroplasty due to wear of modular tibial polyethylene inserts undertaken from May 1990 to May 1999 were reviewed. In 38 cases (53.5%), severe damage was noted that necessitated replacement of the metal components. This proportion was less than in a previous study (88.7%). All the cases ...
Daugherty Ray - - 2002
Low response (LR) to alcohol is a risk factor that strongly predicts later problems. This study compares subjective measures of high tolerance (HT) to measures of LR, using the Self-Rating of Effects of Alcohol (SRE) form. First-year heavy drinking students (N = 250) at an all-male college completed a survey ...
Borsuk Katarzyna - - 2002
The [2 + 2] cycloaddition of chlorosulfonyl isocyanate to (Z)-4-O-propenyl ethers 16, 17, 29 and 30 proceeds with an excellent stereoselectivity in the case of ether 16 and with moderate stereoselectivity in remaining cases. Adducts were transformed into corresponding oxacephams: 37 in the first case, a mixture of 37/40 in ...
Erskine R J - - 2002
The objectives of this study were to determine the efficacy of intramuscular administration of ceftiofur to reduce the incidence of case-related death and culling following severe clinical mastitis in lactating dairy cattle. A total of 104 cows with severe clinical mastitis (systemic signs) were enrolled in the study and randomly ...
Derebery V Jane - - 2002
This study was designed to evaluate the effects of an educational intervention on physicians' management of low back pain patients. The study universe composed of 64 providers employed by a large occupational health group, with 4411 LBP cases pretraining and 4665 cases posttraining selected from the organization's database. The control ...
Argüelles-Grande C - - 2002
Leukemoid reactions (LRs) are rare in alcoholic hepatitis (AH), but they are a sign of poor prognosis. The treatment of AH with corticosteroids is controversial, though several reports suggest that these should be used in severe cases of AH. We report a case of AH-associated LRs that presented with an ...
Piquero-Casals Jaime - - 2002
Acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau (ACH) is a rare type of localized pustular psoriasis. We report the case of a 65-year-old alcoholic woman who had severe inflammatory ACH for 10 years. Initial therapy with sulfasalazine was unsuccessful. The patient was then treated with oral tetracycline and topical betamethasone valerate with occlusive ...
Vekua Abesalom - - 2002
Another hominid skull has been recovered at Dmanisi (Republic of Georgia) from the same strata in which hominid remains have been reported previously. The Dmanisi site dated to approximately 1.75 million years ago has now produced craniofacial portions of several hominid individuals, along with many well-preserved animal fossils and quantities ...
Strangmann Elke - - 2002
A case of septic shock caused by Streptococcus suis type 2 occurred in a 36-year-old truck driver who transported pigs. Here, as well as in nearly all other cases of S. suis infections reported to date, close occupational contact with pork or pigs preceded the incident. This epidemiological link may ...
Charles Marilyn - - 2002
This paper explores how idealized notions of "the beloved" constrain views of love and impede efforts to build satisfying relationships. The author begins by looking at psychoanalytic depictions of love. The effect of culture on beliefs about love is considered, exploring how cultural prescriptions, ideology, and group pressure (including psychoanalytic ...
Shimonishi Tomonori - - 2002
Intraductal papillary neoplasia of the liver (IPN-L) was recently proposed as the name for intraductal papillary proliferation of neoplastic biliary epithelium with a fine fibrovascular stalk resembling intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas. We histochemically and immunohistochemically examined IPN-L alone or associated with hepatolithiasis, with an emphasis on the ...
Kondo Toshihiko - - 2002
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Although some investigators have attempted to divide colorectal mucinous adenocarcinoma into two entities, there have been few reports describing microsatellite instability of each subtype. In this study, we elucidated the clinicopathological features of subtypes in mucinous carcinoma, especially the relationship between microsatellite instability and each subtype. METHODOLOGY: The present ...
Searles John S - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: To compare near-concurrent and retrospective reports of alcohol consumption and to determine whether a simple adjustment function could be applied to the retrospective reports to correct any distortions in reporting. METHOD: Reports of daily alcohol consumption collected via an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system were aggregated over 30, 90 ...
Dickey Robert - - 2002
In this study, we investigated the role of age in three categories of 168 sex offenders, including 53 rapists, 62 pedophiles, and 53 sadists. On the basis of the match between requisites of completing each type of sexual offense, we hypothesized that rapists would be less represented in the older ...
Comer Robert W - - 2002
As a part of the 2000-01 American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Leadership Institute, the Leadership Institute Fellows conducted a faculty development workshop for department chairpersons and program directors during the 2001 ADEA Annual Session. A central premise of the workshop was that successful chairpersons and program directors are both effective ...
Hashimoto Yuko - - 2002
We have studied the expression of MIB-1 and prognosis in cyclin D1(CyD1)+ and CyD1- mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), and compared them to B-CLL/SLL. All cases were assigned to four groups by immunoreactivity and primary sites: (1) CyD1+ nodal MCL, 11 cases: (2) CyD1+ extranodal MCL (multiple lymphomatous polyposis, (MLP)) three ...
Chaidemenos George C - - 2002
We report a peculiar case of hemorrhagic pellagra in an exhausted Albanian refugee who had walked for 3 days under sunny skies on his way from his country to Greece. The peculiarities of the case are the fulminant course of the disorder; the "terrifying" appearance of the patient (initially he ...
Lewthwaite Penny - - 2002
The number of cases of group G streptococcal bacteraemia reported worldwide is increasing. Twenty-six cases of group G streptococcal bacteraemia were identified during a 70-month period at a single university teaching hospital in Sheffield, UK. These cases represented 20% of all bacteraemias due to beta-hemolytic Streptococci, a higher proportion than ...
Motherwell Lise - - 2002
Developmental concerns and sociocultural expectations may keep female patients and therapists from addressing financial issues openly in group psychotherapy. Interpersonal theory provides a different view of nurturing that may help women leaders deal better with financial discussions in group. This paper includes a review of the literature on group psychotherapy ...
Lampl Christian - - 2002
Central pontine myelinolysis (CPM) is a demyelinating disease of the pons often associated with demyelination of other areas of the central nervous system (CNS). The term 'osmotic demyelinization syndrome' is used for pontine and extrapontine myelinolysis. In this paper, we are concerned with CPM although the extrapontine one is based ...
Suler J R - - 2001
Online peer supervision and case study groups are an effective method for clinicians to share experiences and support each other in their work. This article describes some theoretical and practical ideas about how to set up and manage such a group using an e-mail list. It offers some suggests for ...
Abrous M - - 2001
Metacercarial aggregation of Fasciola hepatica and Paramphistomum daubneyi was studied under experimental conditions to determine if the formation of these aggregates was influenced by environmental factors, or it was a characteristic of trematode species. This process was studied using the confinement of infected snails on the bottom of Petri dishes ...
Rickert C H - - 2001
We present the case of an 80-year-old malnourished and non-alcoholic woman who died from neglect-associated Marchiafava-Bignami disease, an illness usually almost exclusively occurring in male alcoholics. The patient had been bedridden for several months and had been looked after by her son. The patient was admitted to hospital in an ...
Winter-Moore P H - - 2001
This article describes the procedure for conducting a workshop for a vocational training group, using six clinical case scenarios harvested from the vocational training group's own experience. During the session, the main group (which includes trainers) breaks up into smaller groups to discuss the management of each case, then a ...
Aleotti A - - 2001
Starting from a group of 736 renal biopsy patients, evaluated by ultrastructural studies over a period of 22 years, the authors present a rare case of immunotactoid glomerulopathy, suggesting that these forms, until a few years ago considered in the same group as fibrillary glomerulonephritis, are in fact a separate ...
Lowe A L - - 2001
We report the use of DNA profiles from six STR loci for inferring the ethnic origin of a crime stain and discuss how such inference may be used as intelligence information to reduce the expected number of interviews to resolve a case. To enable this work, databases have been created ...
Helenius J - - 2001
Marchiafava-Bignami disease (MBD) is a rare disorder of an unknown aetiology but strongly associated with alcoholism. MBD primarily affects the corpus callosum leading to confusion, dysarthria, seizures and frequently to death. Over 250 cases from all races and from almost all nationalities have been reported, most cases being alcoholics. We ...
Dexter F - - 2001
Many anesthesia groups provide services in a spectrum of anesthetizing locations, including offices, free-standing ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic clinics, and traditional hospital operating rooms. The use of a uniformly understood measure of case complexity could assist an anesthesia group in ensuring appropriate anesthesia provider expertise and equipment availability at each ...
Valente G - - 2001
Transformation in squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) may occur in a small percentage of patients affected by oral lichen planus (OLP), but the pathogenesis remains to be elucidated. Overexpression of p53 protein was investigated immunohistochemically in 28 cases of OLP, followed up by sequential biopsies for up to 96 months. In ...
Mattick R P - - 2001
- The aim of the Cochrane Collaboration is to promote review processes which address all aspects of health care and which can be viewed by clinicians to guide their day-to-day clinical practice. Recently, a Cochrane review group on drugs and alcohol has been developed. The Cochrane Review Group Editorial base ...
Jacobs T W - - 2001
Most breast carcinomas in situ (CIS) are easily categorized as ductal (DCIS) or lobular (LCIS). However, some CIS have indeterminate histologic features (CIS-IF). Prior studies have shown that E-cadherin protein expression is lost in lobular but not ductal carcinomas. Therefore, evaluation of examples of CIS-IF for E-cadherin expression by immunohistochemistry ...
Saygi G - - 2001
Turkish literature published between 1980-2000 were reviewed from the point of the epidemiology of toxoplasmosis in Turkey. The data obtained from this review were collected at five different tables: 1. Hospital patients, 2. People who had close contact with animals or working in meat industry, 3. Apparently healthy people, 4. ...
Engelsen B K - - 2001
On the basis of the restraint theory and the continuum hypothesis of eating disorders, the objective of this paper was twofold. First, subjects who, on the basis of items from the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) which are generated from DSM-III-R diagnostic criteria, fulfilled the diagnostic criteria for anorexia nervosa ...
Sean T. O'Keefe
The literature on ant-like stone beetle–ant associations is reviewed and tabulated, bringing together nearly all published accounts of associations between these two groups. One hundred-seventeen species of Scydmaenidae (Coleoptera) in 20 genera are associated with 45 species of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in 28 genera. In addition, 16 species of Scydmaenidae ...
Casanova-Román M - - 2000
The onset of meningococcal infection in the first 72 hours after birth has only been reported on a few occasions; The authors describe a case where it was confirmed that the bacteria responsible, Neisseria meningitidis group B, grew in the newborn's blood and in the mother's lochia. The transmission mechanisms ...
Benson J O - - 2000
CONTEXT: Fat redistribution (FR) occurring alone or in association with hyperlipidemia has been associated with protease inhibitors (PI) and nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs); however, the relationship between FR features, relationship of FR to hyperlipidemia, and pathogenesis of FR is unknown. OBJECTIVE: To characterize the spectrum of FR, assess relationships ...
Soyka M - - 2000
Alcohol hallucinosis is a rare complication of chronic alcoholism with schizophreniform symptomatology. The pathophysiology is basically unclear. We report the case of a 48-year-old, never-medicated, long-term alcoholic suffering from alcohol hallucinosis with pure acoustic hallucinations for at least six months. Current FDG PET data suggest a hypofrontality and possibly a ...
Mouridsen S E - - 2000
Although disintegrative psychosis (DP) was first described in 1908, the validity of the syndrome has not yet been fully documented. To investigate the validity of DP as defined in ICD-9, 13 cases of DP were compared with 39 cases of infantile autism with reference to lifetime parental psychopathology, neuroradiological findings ...
Chen Z - - 2000
It is very uncommon to observe nontranslocation abnormalities (NTAs) involving the short arm of chromosome 6 (6p) in malignant hematological disorders (MHDs). By using conventional cytogenetics and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) with chromosome-microdissection probes specific for 6p21 and 6p25, we observed five patients with myeloid malignancies and two patients ...
Jenkins JR - - 2000
TRICARE is the military version of health care insurance. The conversion from CHAMPUS (the former version) to TRICARE was completed at David Grant Medical Center (DGMC) in October 1995. Because of a perceived decrease in the overall surgical caseload at DGMC in recent years, a review of the operative case ...
Verstraete M - - 2000
An American-Canadian group of experts have, in the November 1998 issue of CHEST, published for the fifth time their recommendations for antithrombotic therapy. This remarkable consensus document was the result of an extensive review of the literature by an interdisciplinary group. Considering the impact of this document on medical practice, ...
Paily R - - 2000
Infectious mononucleosis and the associated ampicillin rash are well documented. The case of a patient with infectious mononucleosis who was treated with levofloxacin and developed a rash similar to the ampicillin rash is reviewed. The exact mechanism is not understood. With closer observation, physicians may be able to recognize more ...
James R. Dixon
A brief review of the Liophis taeniurus group from western South America is given. Also included are descriptions of two new species (vitti and janaleeae), a taxonomic comparison of taeniurus and festae, and a brief description of variation among them.
Bindslev-Lensen C - - 2000
A group of European recognized dermatologists - the European Working Group on the Diagnosis of Chronic Urticaria - met on 12 March 1999 to discuss best practice for assessing and diagnosing patients with chronic urticaria. These are their recommendations. The recommendations will be valuable for the majority of cases, but ...
Barker P - - 2000
TOPIC: Chaos as a scientific metaphor for the therapeutic relationship. PURPOSE: To provide an approach to psychotherapy of a psychotic experience through aspects of a single case. SOURCES: Selective literature review and author's clinical work. CONCLUSIONS: Appreciation of the water metaphor, and its deployment within Eastern philosophy and psychology, may ...
Burin M R - - 2000
A case is presented where a 25-year-old man developed a serious hypokalaemia (K(+) 2.2 mmol/l) during alcohol withdrawal, despite intravenous saline treatment and normal feeding. As hypokalaemia can be symptom-free, we want to draw attention to the combination of vomiting, malnutrition and alcohol withdrawal, as these can cause lethal complications. ...
Nagai T - - 2000
This study deals with the high-performance liquid chromatographic identification of methamphetamine (MAMP) and amphetamine (AMP) enantiomers (d- and l-forms) in five illicit MAMP crystals and in urine specimens from 30 Japanese MAMP abusers. The analysis revealed that two of the types of crystals have a different optical purity ratio (l/d) ...
Leeper S C - - 2000
Topical exposure to isopropyl alcohol has been reported in the literature to be toxic if sufficient isopropyl alcohol is absorbed (1-5). A clinical case is reported where a 48-y-old female presented with multiple unexplained cardiac and neurological deficits. The woman had developed the deficits over a 6-mo period in which ...
George O. Poinar
A new genus and species of fossil mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) is described from Canadian Cretaceous amber, thus providing the first undeniable record of this group from the Cretaceous Period. Paleoculicis minutus n.gen., n.sp. can be separated from extant culicids by features of the head, thorax, and abdomen. Paleoculicis has closer ...
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