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Stausberg J - - 2000
The definition of German case groups now uses an adaptation of the ICD-10: ICD-10-SGBV. For the transformation of the existing ICD-9-based definition into the ICD-10-SGBV an ICD-9/ICD-10 conversion table was used. The derived raw definitions were manually refined in detail. Due to the transformation of the classification system, the number ...
Dews P B - - 1999
Reports of symptoms when regular caffeine consumption is stopped have appeared in the medical literature, but the frequency and significance of this phenomenon have remained controversial. The objective of this study was to collect information on the prevalence and severity of caffeine withdrawal in the general population and determine the ...
Peillon C - - 1999
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate indications and results of video thoracoscopy (VATS) in the management of nine chylothorax cases. METHODS: Four spontaneous chylothorax cases were treated by VATS and talc pleurodesis with immediate positive results. Among five postoperation chylothorax cases, two were treated early by VATS ...
Lamb E K - - 1999
BACKGROUND: Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a difficult diagnosis. Five billion dollars is spent on over 1 million women diagnosed each year. Atypical organisms and prior history of tubal ligation may complicate the diagnosis. CASE: A woman who had undergone tubal ligation and abstained from intercourse for over two years ...
Smith A R - - 1999
The current study describes what we believe is the first report of bilateral massive seromas associated with open-cell Ivalon sponges. Additionally, the gross, histologic, and ultrastructural features consistent with previous reports of polyvinyl alcohol prostheses are presented. Despite the reported chemical inertness of polyvinyl alcohol, this material may incite a ...
Rajagopalan B - - 1999
The erythrokeratodermas are a distinct but clinically variable group of rare geno-dermatoses, characterized by circumscribed erythematous and hyperkeratotic lesions. All attempts to establish a valid classification have been based on purely clinical and morphologic criteria. Erythrokeratoderma en cocardes, also known as genodermatose en cocardes or Degos' syndrome, was first described ...
Callanan I - - 1999
Since its inception, the Internet has created many new opportunities for the dissemination of knowledge. We have developed an Internet-based orthopaedic discussion group. There are 93 members from Ireland and elsewhere in the world. Precautions are taken to ensure the confidentiality of all cases submitted to the group. All patient ...
Yano M - - 1998
OBJECTIVE: We conducted a validation of the treatment of satellite nodules in the UICC TNM classification of 1993 and 1997. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The clinical records of the 352 patients with T2-4 lung cancer who underwent curative resection were reviewed. The UICC classification of 1993 was used to classify the ...
McCullough A J - - 1998
The objective of this work was to develop practice guidelines for the management of alcoholic liver disease. A computerized search using the Medline Data Base from 1966-July 1997 was performed with the search headings; alcohol, alcoholic hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, liver transplant, diagnosis, epidemiology, human, and English only. All randomized ...
Wing Y K - - 1998
Narcolepsy is a life-long crippling sleep disorder with significant physical and psychosocial impairments. Although its exact etiology and neuropathology is not clear, a strong association with specific human leucocyte antigen (HLA) subtype, particularly DR2 (DRw15) and DQw1 (DQw6), has been demonstrated across different ethnic groups including Caucasians and Japanese. The ...
Adotey J M - - 1998
Over the 7 years period from January 1986 to December 1992, 36 colostomies were performed at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH). The indications for the procedure were classified under congenital, traumatic, neoplastic and miscellaneous groups. Imperforate anus and Hirschsprungs disease, under the congenital group, formed the commonest ...
Gurtu J N - - 1998
Benign fibrous histiocytoma of the upper end of the Oesophagus in our knowledge has not been reported in the literature hence interesting to report. Sudden popping out of the pedunculated mass from upper end of the Oesophagus into the laryngopharynx with irrucdation after a cold drink giving rise to almost ...
Bader G - - 1998
This article covers a 4-year study that reports 320 cases in which endodontic surgery was performed for residual apical lesions or lesions that could not be treated in a conventional way. Four groups of 80 teeth each were formed and they were followed up after a 12-month interval. The first ...
Kan D C - - 1998
We report a rare case of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) with Arnold-Chiari malformation. The new-born had the typical facial abnormalities associated with FAS and the mother had a history of heavy drinking. CNS malformation, which is rarely seen in FAS, was also presented. The relationship between the developmental defects and ...
Chaudhuri M - - 1998
The pathogens like Trichomonas vaginalis (4.5%), N gonorrhoeae (2.7%) and C albicans (6.7%) were exclusively present in leucorrhoea. The other potential agents with their respective percentages in normal women and cases of leucorrhoea were U urealyticum (21.2% and 50.2%), actinomyces (29.7% and 41.6%), Chlamydia trachomatis (17% and 48.8%), candida-like organisms ...
Hadidi K A - - 1998
The magnitude of alcohol-associated incidents in relation to medicolegal cases, including road traffic accidents and acts of violence, has not been evaluated in Jordan. Between 1993 and 1995, 825 such cases received at Jordan University Hospital were screened for the presence of alcohol. Blood alcohol was positive in 9.1% of ...
Payne C M - - 1998
A 23-year-old woman presented with a 10 year history of excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), mostly in the axillae, and to a lesser extent the groin and hands. Initial treatment with a sedative antihistamine and topical Driclor (aluminium chloride hexahydrate in 2% alcohol) for 14 weeks resulted in no improvement. Axillary liposuction, ...
Steyn C L - - 1997
The primary object of this research project was to establish the amount of incisor retraction to be expected during full fixed mechanotherapy and to generate regression models that could provide more accurate prediction of each of the three most popular combinations of symmetrical premolar extractions, where extraoral anchorage would not ...
Law M G - - 1997
Analyses that adjust disease incidence data for reporting delays are often based on grouped data. A way of grouping data based on the quarter in which a case is reported, using all cases reported by a given cutoff date, is compared with the usual method of categorization based on a ...
Tysinger J W - - 1997
Ethics is the emphasis of our first-year Introduction to Clinical Medicine-1 course. Introduction to Clinical Medicine-1 uses problem-based learning to involve groups of seven to nine students and two facilitators in realistic clinical cases. The cases emphasize ethics, but also include human behaviour, basic science, clinical medicine, and prevention learning ...
Smart R G - - 1997
In this research the links among violence and nonviolent delinquency and the use of alcohol and other drugs were investigated. The data were derived from the 1995 Ontario Student Drug Use Survey, a cross-sectional probability survey of Ontario students in grades seven, nine, 11 and 13 (n = 3,870). Students ...
Linares S A - - 1997
Paniagua, et al. suggested that the definition of a "difficult" case in psychotherapy implies a relational definition involving the characteristics of the patient, the case, and the therapist. This study concerned this hypothesis with 44 graduate students in social work who received the Difficult Case Questionnaire representing examples of variables ...
Saha S P - - 1997
A clinical study about the pattern of motor neurone disease in eastern India was carried out from July 1993 to June 1995 at Bangur Institute of Neurology, Calcutta and SSKM Hospital, Calcutta. A total of 110 cases were studied and they constituted 0.11% of all neurological cases seen in the ...
Farnsworth C C - - 1997
PURPOSE: To investigate whether repeated exposure to simulated clinical cases, as employed in problem-based learning (PBL), accelerates the development of clinical expertise in veterinary students. METHOD: In 1995 all 122 second-year students at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine were organized into 24 self-selected groups to complete four ...
Banco L - - 1997
A tool used to cut cardboard containers, known as a case cutter, frequently causes lacerations among adolescent grocery store workers. We evaluated a safety program using a less hazardous case cutter combined with worker education. Nine supermarket stores were divided into three groups. In Group A stores, employees received new ...
Johnston S C - - 1997
We report 2 fatal cases of the acetaminophen-alcohol syndrome and review 51 reported cases in the medical literature. The MEDLINE database from January 1966 to December 1995 and bibliographies of selected articles were used to obtain the case reports. Inclusion criteria were a clear history of alcohol use, a history ...
Hamadto H A - - 1997
Toxoplasma antibodies were detected in sera of 700 cases; 500 were collected randomly from individuals attending the outpatient clinics of Benha University Hospitals of different ages and sexes and 200 from suspected inpatients from Obstetric, Opthalmology, Internal Medicine and Surgery Departments. The indirect fluorescent antibody technique was performed. The results ...
Anderson R R - - 1997
A 30-year-old man with AIDS developed separate episodes of bacteremia with multiple organisms including CDC group IVc-2, related to an indwelling central venous catheter. Recovery at each interval followed antibiotic therapy and replacement of the central venous access. This is the first reported case of infection with this organism in ...
La Rosa F G - - 1997
We report the case of a 17-year-old boy with a significant history of drug and alcohol abuse, which included smoking marijuana mixed with brodifacoum. As a consequence, the patient developed a prolonged coagulopathy that persisted for more than 1 year. To our knowledge, this is the first case reported in ...
Wright D - - 1997
This paper highlights current activities with regard to telemedicine activities in and for developing countries. The paper reviews: the preparation of a telemedicine report by a study group of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the aim of which is to provide recommendations and guidelines for developing countries; the formation of ...
Schwartz J H - - 1996
For many years, the Neanderthals have been recognized as a distinctive extinct hominid group that occupied Europe and western Asia between about 200,000 and 30,000 years ago. It is still debated, however, whether these hominids belong in their own species, Homo neanderthalensis, or represent an extinct variant of Homo sapiens. ...
Sutyak J P - - 1996
BACKGROUND: As case-based methods replaced lectures in a surgical clerkship, the influences of case structure and prior experience on learning were investigated. METHODS: Early and late third-year students randomly received different cases. "Structured" cases had data presented and summarized. "Unstructured" cases required questions to faculty for information. Multiple choice tests ...
Natoli S - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Streptococcal toxic shock-like syndrome is a life-threatening illness which is on the increase. In early reports, only group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus was associated with the disease, but recent evidence indicates non-A streptococci groups are also involved. OBSERVATIONS: We describe the first reported case of streptococcal toxic shock-like syndrome caused ...
Danek A - - 1996
Two photographs from the beginning of our century still instructively illustrate the phenomenon of visual agnosia: the perplexed face of an old lady confronted with objects clears after touching them. This patient with bilateral posterior cerebral infarction was followed for seven years at the Munich Medicine Department of Friedrich von ...
Kulish N - - 1996
Conversion from psychotherapy to psychoanalysis and the differences between the two have been the subject of discussion and controversy in recent years. The theoretical and technical questions that have been raised suffer from the lack of detailed clinical accounts that might help to elucidate the processes involved. The author presents ...
Goto H - - 1996
To detect cytomegalovirus-associated interstitial pneumonia (CMV-IP) in recipients of BMT in its earliest stage, five CMV methods were assessed for their usefulness using bronchoalveolar lavage fluid as the test specimen. Of the 43 cases enrolled in the study, PCR was positive in 12 cases, shell vial in eight, culture in ...
Armstrong R A - - 1996
The density of beta-amyloid (A beta) deposits was studied in the medial temporal lobe in non-demented individuals and in sporadic Alzheimer's disease (SAD) and Down's syndrome (DS). No A beta deposits were recorded in six of the non-demented cases, while in a further eight cases, these were confined to either ...
Chitnavis J P - - 1996
A male with a complete third leg in association with genito-urinary, anorectal, and colonic defects and an Arnold-Chiari malformation is described at birth and at 16 years of age following surgery. A short review of similar cases over the last century is presented and reference made to reported induction of ...
Goldman S A - - 1996
Classifying neurotoxicity in relation to neuroleptic use has been a longstanding concern with clinical, research, and epidemiologic import. This study examines the clinical manifestations of neurotoxicity and current concepts regarding its classification. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Spontaneous Reporting System data base and extant literature were reviewed for lithium/neuroleptic ...
Chen C S - - 1995
The Acuson 128 XP color Doppler ultrasound (CDUS) unit has been applied to cases of infertility in the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital infertility clinic since November 1992. Seventy-four infertile males (group I) and 82 fertile cases (group II) with clinical obvious varicocele (detected by physical examination) were enrolled in this ...
Smith D M - - 1995
This article reviews epidemiological, neurological, cognitive, and imaging data on alcohol-induced dementia. Recent studies indicate that "heavy alcohol use" (variously defined) is a contributing factor in 21-24% of cases of dementia. Research difficulties include lack of positive diagnostic criteria, few post-mortem studies, and no accepted pathological mechanism. Sulcal widening and ...
Pugh R - - 1995
One hundred chronic sufferers attending a tinnitus outpatient clinic completed self-report questionnaires assessing the quantity of alcohol they consumed weekly and its effect on tinnitus. The results showed a mixed effect of alcohol on tinnitus with 22% of the sample reporting that drinking worsened tinnitus, 62% reporting no effect of ...
Zimmerman H J - - 1995
Hepatic injury in alcoholics due to intake of acetaminophen (APAP or acetylparaaminophenol) with therapeutic intent has been reported, but the extent of the phenomenon is not clear, pertinent details of the association remain insufficiently clarified, and the importance of the phenomenon is not widely appreciated. The present report describes 67 ...
Martin L A - - 1995
The Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) designed a random sampling process and observed its influence upon radiotherapy review mechanisms in cooperative group clinical trials. The method of sampling cases for review was modeled from sampling techniques commonly used in pharmaceutical quality assurance programs, and applied to the initial (on-study) review ...
Joseph A P - - 1995
Central pontine myelinolysis (CPM) is a rare complication of alcoholism. There have been recent reports that hyponatremia and its rapid correction are of aetiological significance in the development of CPM. We describe the case of a 47-year-old alcoholic who developed CPM and subsequently recovered. Alcoholic and psychiatric patients are at ...
Stevenson I - - 1995
This paper reports an analysis of the features of 122 cases of persons who became ill or even came close to death, but who survived and afterward reported that during the experience they recalled memories of earlier events in their lives. The life review varied widely in its form; the ...
Ghosh S - - 1995
A bacteriological work on surface infections was done among live births (study group I) and neonates admitted in hospital (study group II). Out of 134 cases of conjunctivitis in group I Gram-negative bacilli predominated (48.5%) with Escherichia coli accounting for 29 (14.9%) cases, Klebsiella species 15 (11.2%) cases, Citrobacter freundii ...
Combemale P - - 1995
'Milia en plaque' is an unusual skin disease. Up to date only 6 cases have been reported, and all of them were located in the retro-auricular area. We report herein the first case of milia en plaque developed in the supraclavicular area. The absence of a known aetiologic factor in ...
Hirato M - - 1995
Regional cerebral glucose metabolism (rCMRGlu-18FDG) was measured in 6 cases with rigid type Parkinson's disease (PD) (2 cases with dopa-induced dyskinesia = DID), 6 cases with chorea (Ch), 5 cases with essential tremor (EssT) and 2 cases with normal subjects (N). The effects of L-Dopa on rCMRGlu was studied in ...
Savonius B - - 1994
Amino alcohols are used in various industries, often as minor constituents of compounds to modify the properties of the compound. Generally, they are considered to be safe, but they have been known to cause local skin irritation at higher concentrations in solutions. We report on three cases of occupational asthma ...
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