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Muller Dominique - - 2007
This article contends that the presence of a coactor leads to a focusing effect whenever this presence represents a threat or a potential threat to self-evaluation. Experiment 1 showed that attentional focusing appears in the presence of an actual (in the case of upward comparison) or potential (in the case ...
Reithinger Richard - - 2007
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is among the most neglected of the tropical diseases, afflicting the poorest of the poor. In eastern Africa, VL causes at least 4000 deaths annually, a loss of approximately 385,000 disability-adjusted life years. Due to the chronicity of underlying causes, it is likely that the caseload will ...
Chebbi R - - 2007
The dynamics of penetration is considered in the case where inertia effects are small. The effect of the contact line speed on the dynamic contact angle is taken into consideration. Analytical solutions are obtained for short and large times, and are found to cover together most of the time domain. ...
Ozdemir Mehmet Akif - - 2007
Isotretinoin is used to treat a spectrum of dermatologic conditions. The present article reports the case of a 15-year-old female patient who exhibited agranulocytosis after the initiation of isotretinoin administration. Agranulocytosis is a rare but life-threatening side effect of isotretinoin use, and clinicians must be aware of agranulocytosis.
Kwaku Maxwell P - - 2007
Untreated or unrecognized hypothyroidism may progress to severe decompensated hypothyroidism or myxedema coma. Relatively few cases are reported in the literature since the first case was apparently reported from the St. Thomas Hospital in London in 1879. The paucity of cases may be due to either underreporting or improvement in ...
de la Cruz Jose - - 2007
We report a case of post-laser in situ keratomileusis atypical mycobacteria infection unresponsive and resistant to fourth-generation fluoroquinolones, which highlights the importance of a high level of suspicion and the need for multidrug therapy for effective eradication.
Ernst E - - 2007
To identify adverse effects of spinal manipulation. Systematic review of papers published since 2001. Six electronic databases. Reports of adverse effects published between January 2001 and June 2006. There were no restrictions according to language of publication or research design of the reports. The searches identified 32 case reports, four ...
Thorsson Arni V - - 2007
Meta-analyses of randomised trials using hCG or GnRH for treatment on testicular descent show in most studies overall efficacy of about 20%, less if retractile testes were excluded. In recent years a number of potentially serious side effects have been reported. Conclusion: Considering the efficacy and the possible side effects ...
Raja Vignesh - - 2007
Latanoprost has increasingly become the first choice in topical anti-glaucoma therapy. Local adverse events like hypertrichosis and increased iris pigmentation are common whereas systemic adverse events have been rare and mild in intensity. The authors would like to report a case of transient urge incontinence after initiation of latanoprost therapy ...
Kelly William N - - 2007
Publication of case reports describing suspected adverse effects of drugs and medical products that include herbal and complementary medicines, vaccines, and other biologicals and devices is important for postmarketing surveillance. Publication lends credence to important signals raised in these adverse event reports. Unfortunately, deficiencies in vital information in published cases ...
Wolf J - - 2007
Hyperprolactinemia is a frequent side-effect in the use of atypical antipsychotics. The propensity to induce hyperprolactinemia is highly substance dependent and hyperprolactinemia is not always associated with clinical side-effects. We report a case in which hyperprolactinemia and amenorrhea under the treatment with olanzapine gets normalized after the addition of aripiprazole.
Grigg A - - 2007
Hydroxyurea (HU) is not infrequently used in patients with sickle cell disease and myeloproliferative disorders. Despite murine data showing adverse effects on sperm counts, motility and morphology, there is little information on the effect of HU on human spermatogenesis. A retrospective review of four adult men who had semen analysis ...
Walls L - - 2007
We report a case of oral acetaminophen toxicity in a term newborn infant successfully treated with a 20 h intravenous N-acetylcysteine infusion protocol without any adverse effects. This case report supports the use of N-acetylcysteine to treat neonatal acetaminophen toxicity and highlights the need for better education of parents regarding ...
Carvalho A F - - 2007
This case report describes a 35-year-old woman with a first depressive episode. She was treated with the serotonergic antidepressant citalopram for 12 weeks without therapeutic response. Low-dose amisulpride augmentation resulted in a significant clinical improvement. We hypothesize that the dopaminergic properties of amisulpride might augment the effects of serotonergic antidepressants ...
Carvajal Alfonso - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are widely used in the management of peptic ulcer and related symptoms. They have been linked to certain endocrine adverse reactions, including gynaecomastia. The aim of the present study is to investigate the association between the use of PPIs and the development of gynaecomastia. METHODS: ...
Gulsun Murat - - 2007
Endocrine and reproductive side effects of serotonergic antidepressants are uncommon and galactorrhea is only rarely mentioned among SSRI-related side effects. Perhaps through suppression of dopamine neurotransmission releasing prolactin from tonic inhibitor control of dopamine, serotonin-enhancing antidepressants may result in a rise in prolactin levels. However, we here describe a case ...
Myung Park Jae - - 2007
Several new technologies have been developed to improve the diagnostic capability of conventional endoscopic techniques. One of these most frequently used methods is chromoendoscopy with Lugol's solution in the esophagus to detect malignant lesions. This method has been used for several decades and is generally considered as a safe method, ...
Ng Raymond Wai Man - - 2007
To date, no adverse effects or contraindications have been observed in association with the use of calcium alginate dressing on an exuding wound. This is the first case in the literature in which it is suggested that using a large quantity of calcium alginate dressing could be harmful. The scenario ...
Oyesiku Nelson M - - 2007
A contemporary review of the use of stereotactic radiosurgery in the treatment of Cushing disease (CD) is presented with information drawn from a literature review and from the author's experience. Stereotactic radiosurgery is an effective and safe therapeutic alternative for treating CD in carefully selected cases. Improvements in imaging, dose ...
Tsai Ming-Jun - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Zolpidem is a selective GABAAalpha1 receptor modulator used for its hypnotic-sedative properties. Zolpidem has side effects that are similar but not identical to the benzodiazepines. We report the first cases of compulsive activity combined with anterograde amnesia after the use of zolpidem. CASE REPORT: Three women experienced anterograde amnesia ...
King Michael G - - 2007
Errors in Rorschach coding and interpretation have contributed substantially to the ink-blot literature, with reported discrepancies on even the simplest scoring tasks. A review of the underlying assumptions uncovered a long-standing location aberration, stemming from Beck's adaptation of Klopfer and perpetuated through Exner. The resulting coding errors (D3 or Dd28, ...
Ryan William G - - 2007
Veterinarians currently have a choice of six registered NSAIDs for use in the management of canine osteoarthritis. There is a need for data to clarify whether there is an increased risk of side effects occurring in the event of a switch between different members of the NSAID class. In this ...
Fox Kevin F - - 2007
AIMS: The European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) launched its Accreditation scheme in echocardiography in December 2003. Currently there are accreditations in Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography and Transesophageal Echocardiography and an Accreditation in Echocardiography for Congenital Disease will be launched in December 2006. METHODS AND RESULTS: Over the past 3years 350 applicants ...
Cheong Raymond - - 2006
Paradichlorobenzene (PDB) is a common household deodorant and pesticide found in room deodorizers, toilet bowl fresheners, and some mothballs. Although human exposure to the compound is generally limited and harmless, PDB in larger doses can produce neurotoxic effects, including a chemical "high" similar to that seen with inhalants such as ...
Sarà G - - 2007
Environmental effects of aquaculture loadings have often been reviewed descriptively, and thus have not provided quantitative estimates of the overall response in the water column. Meta-analytical reviewing techniques allow the contextualisation of quantitative effects in the domain of current literature. In the present paper, more than 50 peer-reviewed articles were ...
Rathore S - - 2007
Clozapine is a widely used antipsychotic medication and is effective against both positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia. However, clozapine use should be monitored closely due to its side effects profile. The main side effects include cardiorespiratory symptoms, seizures and agranulocytosis. We report a case of effuso-constrictive pericarditis soon after ...
Chiappini Bruno - - 2006
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained arrhythmia observed in clinical practice. Some drugs have been associated with the onset of AF, but knowledge about the role of drugs in the development of AF is scarce. High-dose corticosteroid therapy has been associated with the development of AF, but this ...
Goraya Jatinder S - - 2006
A 13-month-old boy presented with repeated episodes of tongue biting during sleep. On evaluation, he was found to have hereditary chin trembling, a rare autosomal dominant condition characterized by continuous or intermittent tremulous activity of the mentalis muscle. This is the first report of this kind from India. The tongue ...
Erftemeijer Paul L A - - 2006
Main potential impacts on seagrasses from dredging and sand mining include physical removal and/or burial of vegetation and effects of increased turbidity and sedimentation. For seagrasses, the critical threshold for turbidity and sedimentation, as well as the duration that seagrasses can survive periods of high turbidity or excessive sedimentation vary ...
Forrester Mathias B - - 2006
For centuries, jimsonweed, Datura stramonium, was known to produce hallucinogenic effects. Jimsonweed is easily obtained and may be abused by adolescents. This investigation examined the patterns of jimsonweed exposures reported to Texas poison control centers during 1998-2004. A total of 188 reported human exposures were identified. Seventy-six percent of the ...
Mijnhout G S - - 2006
We report the case of a 56-year-old postmenopausal woman who was referred to our Endocrinology Outpatient Clinic because of severe hyperhidrosis. She had a four-year history of excessive sweating of her face and upper body. On presentation no sweating could be documented. Physical examination was also unremarkable. It appeared that ...
Bonish Brian - - 2006
Acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau (ACH) is a rare disease. Little is known about its etiology or relative effectiveness of the various therapeutic approaches. However, in the literature a pattern seems to be developing on successfully treated patients using biologic therapies. Here, we further emphasize the potential breakthrough presented by the ...
Novak Kevin E - - 2006
Deep brain stimulation is generally a safe and effective method of alleviating motor impairment in advanced-stage Parkinson's disease patients. However, adverse events of surgery have been noted, such as hemorrhage, infection, seizures, and device failure. In this report, we describe 2 cases of the unusual adverse event of ischemia associated ...
Castelnuovo E - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of testing for hepatitis C (HCV) among former injecting drug users (IDUs). DATA SOURCES: Electronic databases 1996-October 2004. Trent Regional Database Study. Routine UK mortality data. REVIEW METHODS: A decision analytic model was developed to investigate the impact of case-finding and treatment on ...
Yongxia Ren - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of acupuncture treatment for controlling Jacksonian epilepsy. METHOD: Penetrating needling is adopted together with scalp acupuncture and strong/electric needling on body points. RESULTS: Of the 98 cases treated for 5 courses, 52 cases were markedly effective, 22 effective, 10 poorly effective and 14 ineffective. The ...
O'goshi Ken-ichiro - - 2006
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Epicutaneous labeling or intradermal injection of the fluorescent sodium fluorescein is being used increasingly to investigate skin conditions in vivo when using non-invasive devices such as confocal scanning laser microscopy. Sodium fluorescein was used intravenously for decades for the examination of the vasculature of the ocular fundus (fluorescein angiography) ...
Kindermann W - - 2006
To provide an overview of the current literature on the use of inhaled beta2 agonists in non-asthmatic competitive athletes, and to assess the performance enhancing effect of inhaled beta2 agonists. Review of the literature. Twenty randomised, placebo controlled studies (19 double blind, one single blind) were located. Only three studies ...
Lee Heung-Man - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of treatment of a ranula in children by intralesional injection of OK-432. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of 13 cases. METHODS: Review of medical records of pediatric patients with ranula treated by OK-432 sclerotherapy from 2002 through 2005. RESULTS: Among 13 cases, 9 were completely regressed ...
Lewis Thomas G - - 2006
Intralesional bleomycin has been used for the treatment of warts since the 1970s. Currently, there is a limited amount of evidence from randomized placebo-controlled trials comparing intralesional bleomycin with other local treatments for warts. Numerous reports have been published on the use of intralesional bleomycin for the treatment of recalcitrant ...
Piamphongsant Thada - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Deep type of melasma is difficult to treat. Various compositions for peeling have been formulated to accomplish this. OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to determine the safe use of the new formula, which was composed of phenol and castor oil. METHODS: Different concentrations of phenol and castor oil were mixed ...
Kerstholt José H - - 2007
Even though trace evidence is becoming more and more important in legal cases, only little is known about the influence of task and context factors on comparative judgments. In the present study we investigated how expectations and complexity affect shoe print examinations and to what extent differences exist between beginners ...
Raghunathan Kalpana - - 2006
We report a case of paradoxical bronchospasm to both levalbuterol and albuterol. While the exact mechanism for this known adverse effect of albuterol is not known, awareness of this adverse effect can be life saving to the patient. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of paradoxical bronchospasm ...
Kästner Sabine B R - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To review the use and adverse effects of alpha(2)-agonists in sheep. STUDY DESIGN: Literature review. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 'Pubmed' of the United States National Library of Medicine and 'Veterinary Science' of CAB International were searched for references relating sheep to alpha(2)-agonists. The bibliographies of retrieved articles were further scrutinized ...
Pélissier-Alicot Anne-Laure - - 2006
Because psychostimulants have serious possible side effects and particular potential for abuse, their therapeutic indications are today exclusively limited to disorders such as obesity, narcolepsy, or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. We report two cases of abusive prescription of these drugs. The first concerns a woman who was treated for a 3 ...
Davidson Michael H - - 2006
The adverse event (AE) profiles of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitor (statin) agents are of great interest, in particular the most recently approved statin, rosuvastatin. The forwarding of reports of AEs has been shown to be influenced by several reporting biases, including secular trend, the new drug reporting effect, ...
Symington L - - 2006
Sedation for short but potentially painful procedures is often undertaken in the emergency department. The ideal sedative regimen should provide analgesia and anxiolysis with minimal side effects and cardiorespiratory depression and rapid recovery post-procedure. Propofol has found increasing popularity with anaesthetists for sedation in the operating theatre. This is a ...
Bareket, Z.
Notes: Report covers the period Nov 1991 - Mar 1993
Moreira Daniel Martins - - 2006
Recurrent priapism may lead to erectile dysfunction; its treatment is aimed at the prevention of new episodes. We report a case of idiopathic recurrent priapism in a 15-year-old patient. He was treated with oral baclofen, starting with a daily dose of 10mg that was increased to 30 mg to achieve ...
Vandermeer John - - 2006
The classical case of three competitors arranged on a resource gradient such that the central competitor will be excluded due to competition from the other two is studied from the point of view of the effects of added predators. The basic formulation is motivated by a desire to understand the ...
Nanda V - - 2006
The development of linear hypopigmentation after intralesional or intraarticular injection of triamcinolone acetonide has been reported in the literature as a very rare side effect. This case report describes a patient with linear hypopigmentation and discusses the possible pathophysiology. Clinicians involved in the care of hypertrophic scars and keloids need ...
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