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Partsch H - - 2008
AIM: The aim of this study was to review published literature concerning the use of compression treatments in the management of venous and lymphatic diseases and establish where reliable evidence exists to justify the use of medical compression and where further research is required to address areas of uncertainty. METHODS: ...
Cassidy C M - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To assess whether an Early Case Identification Program (ECIP) for first-episode psychosis (FEP), which showed no significant short-term effects, has a delayed impact on duration of untreated psychosis (DUP). METHOD: Using a historical control design, FEP patients were assessed on clinical variables over three consecutive phases, 2 years prior, ...
Moraska Albert - - 2010
Use of massage therapy by the general public has increased substantially in recent years. In light of the popularity of massage therapy for stress reduction, a comprehensive review of the peer-reviewed literature is important to summarize the effectiveness of this modality on stress-reactive physiological measures. On-line databases were searched for ...
Draper T H J - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To report the case of an adult patient who developed auditory complaints following xylene exposure, and to review the literature on the effects of solvent exposure on hearing. CASE REPORT: The patient presented with a gradual deterioration in his ability to hear in difficult acoustic environments and also to ...
Capapé Susana - - 2008
The use of ketamine for pediatric sedation in the Emergency Department for painful procedures has become increasingly popular. Ketamine is a safe and effective sedative for diagnostic or therapeutic procedures in the Emergency Department. Sedation with this dissociative agent produces a rapid onset action, potent analgesia, adequate sedation, amnesia and ...
Fraunfelder Frederick W - - 2008
PURPOSE:: To investigate a suspected relationship between central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) and sildenafil therapy. METHODS:: For this retrospective, observational case series, the authors reviewed over 1,500 case reports of sildenafil-associated ocular side effects from the postmarketing surveillance databases of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the World Health Organization (WHO), ...
Jose Jimmy - - 2008
Acute interstitial nephritis (AIN) is a rare but serious adverse effect reported with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Only one report (2 cases) of AIN with lansoprazole is published in literature. A case of lansoprazole induced interstitial nephritis (biopsy supported) was reported in an elderly female patient admitted to the hospital ...
Mehler-Wex Claudia - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To review the literature on the use of atypical antipsychotics in anorexia nervosa of children and adolescents and to present three case reports on quetiapine treatment of this subgroup. METHOD: Review of the literature and case report. RESULTS: Several case reports and two small open-label trials, mainly in adults, ...
Liu Zhaohui - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To observe the clinical effect of earlobe-bleeding plus body acupuncture for common acne. METHODS: The earlobe-bleeding plus local and body acupuncture based on syndrome differentiation was adopted for 85 cases of common acne. RESULTS: Of the 85 cases treated, 61 were cured, 12 markedly effective, 9 improved, and 3 ...
Munguia Raymundo - - 2008
There has been an increase in the prevalence of otomycosis in recent years. This has been linked to the extensive use of antibiotic eardrops. Treatment of otomycosis is challenging, and requires a close follow-up. We present a review of the literature on otomycosis, the topical antifungals most commonly used, and ...
Zentall Thomas R - - 2008
Within-trial contrast occurs when a discriminative stimulus that is preceded by a relatively aversive event is preferred over another that is preceded by a less aversive event. Recent failures to replicate (Arantes & Grace, 2008; Vasconcelos, Urcuioli, & Lionello-DeNolf, 2007) may allow us to identify factors that may be responsible. ...
Graves Patricia M - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effectiveness of impregnated mosquito nets, indoor residual spraying and larval control relative to the impacts of climate variability in the decline of malaria cases in Eritrea. METHODS: Monthly data on clinical malaria cases by subzoba (district) in three zobas (zones) of Eritrea for 1998-2003 were used ...
Morihisa Yoichiro - - 2008
Supermicrosurgical lymphaticovenous anastomosis and microsurgical lymphaticovenous implantation are procedures currently used to treat lymphedema. However, because in most cases concomitant conservative treatments are included, it is difficult to objectively assess the direct effect of the procedures. The present report is a case in which supermicrosurgical lymphaticovenous anastomosis and microsurgical lymphaticovenous ...
Sautebin Lidia - - 2008
Currently, cosmetics and toiletries are very popular and their use continues to increase because consumers consider physical appearance important and, at the same time, these products are considered to be safe. However, in spite of their safety and tolerability, during recent decades, we have become aware that adverse effects can ...
Dugatkin Lee Alan - - 2007
We examined the impact of winner and loser effects on dominance hierarchy formation when individuals are capable of estimating their opponent's resource holding power (RHP). The accuracy of such estimates was a variable in our simulations, and we considered cases in which all individuals err within the same bounds, as ...
Bosman T - - 2008
Idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis (IHCP) is a rare clinical entity, characterized by a chronic inflammation causing thickening of the dura. Adequate therapeutic management is still a matter of debate. We present a patient with an IHCP, non-responsive to corticotherapy. Oral methotrexate was introduced (12.5 mg weekly) and total remission was ...
Foster Adriana - - 2007
There is a growing body of literature supporting the contribution of genetic variability to the mechanisms responsible for the adverse effects of antipsychotic medications particularly movement disorders and weight gain. Despite the current gap between research studies and the practical tools available to the clinician to identify such risks, it ...
Guilbert J - - 2007
We describe a case of a young child who lived in Hong Kong who presented with a severe epilepticus status after a return flight to Paris. Routine laboratory tests failed to establish a cause. Upon further questioning, the parents reported that the nanny had given an abdominal massage to the ...
Parakh Sagun - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Eptifibatide is a glycoprotein (GP) IIb/IIIa inhibitor used globally, but there is little information on overdose. We report a case of eptifibatide overdose with no consequence to the patient. METHODS: We searched for eptifibatide overdose on PubMed, British National Formulary, Thomson Micromedex, EudraPharm, Toxbase, and the Medicines and Healthcare ...
Foster Adriana - - 2007
We describe the case of a patient with significant adverse effects from posttraumatic analgesic therapy with opioid analgesics who was found by microarray analysis to have a CYP2D6 genotype predictive of a poor metabolizer phenotype. In addition to her poor tolerance and limited response to opioid analgesics, she developed further ...
Blum J - - 2007
A literature review was conducted to determine whether misoprostol is an effective treatment for incomplete abortion and, if so, to recommend an appropriate regimen. All English language articles published before October 2007 using misoprostol in at least one of the study arms were reviewed to determine the efficacy of misoprostol ...
Carbajal Ricardo - - 2007
Tracheal intubation is performed frequently in the NICU and delivery room. This procedure is extremely distressing, painful, and has the potential for airway injury. Premedication with sedatives, analgesics, and muscle relaxants is standard practice for pediatric and adult intubation, yet the use of these drugs is not common for intubation ...
Lindsay D Stephen - - 2007
Gabbert, Memon, and Wright (2006) claimed evidence of an order effect in collaborative memory contamination, in which the collaborator who first spoke of a particular detail was more influential. The Gabbert et al. findings are ambiguous in this regard, because their analyses collapsed across (1) cases in which both collaborators ...
Mamelak Adam J - - 2007
Juvenile pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a rare and often misdiagnosed condition. Although PV frequently is severe in children, a substantial portion of the morbidity and mortality associated with juvenile PV has been attributed to treatment. This report demonstrates the efficacy of rituximab therapy in juvenile PV. We report 2 cases ...
van Geffen E C G - - 2007
To assess experiences related to antidepressant use reported to an internet-based medicine reporting system and to compare the nature of the side effects reported by patients with those reported by health care professionals (HCPs). All reports submitted from May 2004 to May 2005 to an internet-based medicine reporting system in ...
Nikolaou Maria - - 2007
Epididymitis, as an unusual side-effect of amiodarone use, in a patient with dilated cardiomyopathy is reported along with a pertinent literature review. The diagnosis was one of exclusion after the patient received several regimens of antimicrobials and was only established after a dose reduction of the amiodarone regimen. Cardiologists should ...
Narita Masashi - - 2007
Linezolid is an oxazolidinone antibacterial agent indicated for serious gram-positive infections. Only minor adverse effects were seen in phase III trials. However, more serious adverse effects were reported after commercial release, including cases of lactic acidosis, peripheral and optic neuropathy, and serotonin syndrome. Peripheral and optic neuropathy was usually seen ...
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 ...
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 ...
Thorsson Arni V AV Children's Medical Center, Landspitali University Hospital, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland. - - 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. Considering the efficacy and the possible side effects of ...
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 ...
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 ...
Park Jae Myung JM Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, - - 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, ...
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 ...
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