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Webber Colleen - - 2014
The Union for International Cancer Control's (UICC) TNM classification is a globally accepted system to describe the anatomic extent of malignant tumors. Since its development seventy years ago, the TNM classification has undergone significant revisions to reflect the current understanding of extent of disease and its role in prognosis. To ...
Colquhoun Heather L HL Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, 160-500 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7. Electronic address: - - 2014
The scoping review has become increasingly popular as a form of knowledge synthesis. However, a lack of consensus on scoping review terminology, definition, methodology, and reporting limits the potential of this form of synthesis. In this article, we propose recommendations to further advance the field of scoping review methodology. We ...
Kilbourn Kent J KJ Department of Neurosurgery Hartford Hospital, 85 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT, 06102, USA, - - 2014
De novo intracerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are exceedingly rare with only seven reported cases in the literature. Although generally considered congenital by nature, the lesions do not manifest themselves clinically until the third or fourth decades of life. However, with the advent of improved imaging modalities and more frequent surveillance, ...
Gavigan Geneviève - - 2014
Background:Interferon alfa-2b is a treatment option for select patients with stage 3 melanoma.Objective:To highlight the potential complication of acute rhabdomyolysis from interferon alfa-2b in this patient population.Methods:We present a case of a 63-year-old female with stage IIIc melanoma who developed acute rhabdomyolysis after completing 2 of 4 weeks of induction ...
Bousson Valérie V Radiologie Ostéo-Articulaire, AP-HP, Hôpital Lariboisière, 2 rue Ambroise Paré, 75010 Paris, France; Université Paris VII Denis Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
The radiologist plays a critical role at all steps of the management of patients with fibrous dysplasia (FD) and McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS). The development of a standardized approach to the management of FD/MAS is crucial given the low incidence and multiple clinical presentations of these conditions. Our aim was to ...
Reich Olaf O 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Graz, Graz; and 2Division of Clinical and Functional Anatomy, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, - - 2014
Studies on the development of the embryological and fetal development of the cervix and the vagina are rare and mostly go back to the first decades of the last century. The aims of this review were to present the latest knowledge concerning the developmental origin of cervical and vaginal epithelium ...
Upadhyay Ushma D UD Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 1330 Broadway, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612, United States; Women's Health & Empowerment Center of Expertise, University of California Global Health Institute, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
Women's empowerment has become a focal point for development efforts worldwide and there is a need for an updated, critical assessment of the existing evidence on women's empowerment and fertility. We conducted a literature review on studies examining the relationships between women's empowerment and several fertility-related topics. Among the 60 ...
Lucas C D CD Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ, UK, - - 2014
Inhalation of crystalline silica is known to result in silicosis: an irreversible, disabling and potentially fatal occupational lung disease, which is associated with a variety of pulmonary and non-pulmonary complications including autoimmunity. A potential link between silicosis and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is currently recognized only in cases of acute ...
Caffrey Rachael R The Ulster Hospital, Belfast, Northern - - 2014
The occurrence of multiple primary sarcomas in one individual is very uncommon and the development of osteosarcoma as a second tumor following a soft tissue sarcoma is extremely rare. We report a case of a 62-year-old man who developed 2 histologically distinct sarcomas: a soft tissue myxofibrosarcoma and vertebral osteosarcoma. ...
Whitcombe Michael J MJ Department of Chemistry, University of Leicester, LE1 7RH, - - 2014
Herein, we present a survey of the literature covering the development of molecular imprinting science and technology over the years 2004-2011. In total, 3779 references to the original papers, reviews, edited volumes and monographs from this period are included, along with recently identified uncited materials from prior to 2004, which ...
Spiegl Ulrich J UJ *Steadman Philippon Research Institute †The Steadman Clinic, Vail, - - 2014
The term "internal impingement" describes the normal physiological contact that occurs between the posterosuperior glenoid and the greater tuberosity in positions of hyperabduction and external rotation. This physiological contact can become symptomatic when repeated overhead motion results in partial articular-sided posterosuperior rotator cuff tears and lesions of the posterosuperior glenoid ...
Bacciagaluppi Marco - - 2014
The author stresses Fromm's role as a precursor in psychoanalysis and shows his connections with three scientific developments following on his death in 1980: the trauma literature, attachment theory and the evolution of altruism.
Peek A C AC Whittington Hospital, London, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Although screw fixation remains the most commonly used method of syndesmosis fixation, the ideal screw size, placement, and number remain controversial. In addition, there has been debate as to whether the screw should always be removed, and a number of studies have looked at radiological and functional outcomes. In addition ...
Natera Luis L Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, C/Sant Antoni Maria Claret 167, 08025, Barcelona, Spain, - - 2014
Primary lipoma arborescens (LA) is a rare, benign intra-articular hyperplastic tumor that has been associated with osteoarthritis (OA). The aim of this study was to determine whether prompt synovectomy could avoid progressive joint degeneration in cases of primary LA of the knee. A review of currently available literature about the ...
Dutta Mainak M Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Surgery, Medical College and Hospital, 88, College Street, Kolkata, 700073, West Bengal, India, - - 2014
This review presents a comprehensive and updated overview of bigerminal choristomas (hairy polyps) of naso-oropharynx/oral cavity, and discusses the controversies related to nosology and origin from a clinico-embryologic perspective. English-language texts of the last 25 years (January 1989-January 2014) were collected from the PubMed/MEDLINE database using the given keywords. Of the ...
Lanska Douglas J DJ From Neurology Service (D.J.L.), Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Great Lakes VA Healthcare System, Tomah; Departments of Neurology and Ophthalmology (B.R.), Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; and Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center (B.R.), Great Lakes VA Healthcare System, Milwaukee, - - 2014
Zinc-induced myeloneuropathy was recently (re)discovered and its pathophysiology elaborated as resulting from secondary copper deficiency. However, myelopathy was a recognized problem among European zinc-smelter workers in the late 19th century, although these early reports have been overlooked in recent studies and reports. The purpose of this article is to translate ...
Clark Stephen J SJ Professor of Endodontics Department of Oral Health and Rehabilitation University of Louisville Louisville, - - 2014
Background Significant advances in our understanding of the biological processes involved in tooth development and repair at the cellular and molecular levels have underpinned the newly emerging area of regenerative endodontics. Development of treatment protocols based on exploiting the natural wound healing properties of the dental pulp and applying tissue ...
Simon S S 1] Department of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, Université de Paris Diderot, Paris, France [2] Hôpital de la Pitié Saléptrière, Paris, France [3] Research Centre des Cordeliers, 15 rue école de médecine, 75006 Paris, - - 2014
Background Significant advances in our understanding of the biological processes involved in tooth development and repair at the cellular and molecular levels have underpinned the newly emerging area of regenerative endodontics. Development of treatment protocols based on exploiting the natural wound healing properties of the dental pulp and applying tissue ...
Seidler Andreas - - 2014
To analyze the association between psychosocial working conditions and burnout and its core component emotional exhaustion, a systematic literature review was undertaken including cohort studies, case-control studies, and randomized controlled trials. The literature search in Medline and PsycInfo was based on a defined search string and strict exclusion and inclusion ...
Hong Caron M CM Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care Medicine - - 2014
Abstract Context: Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) has a high fatality rate and many suffer from delayed neurological deficits. Biomarkers may aid in the identification of high-risk patients, guide treatment/management and improve outcome. Objective: The aim of this review was to summarize biomarkers of SAH associated with outcome. Methods: An electronic database ...
Ulane Christina M CM Department of Neurology, The Neurological Institute, Columbia University Medical Center, 710 West 168 St., New York, NY, 10032, USA, - - 2014
Myotonic dystrophy is the commonest adult muscular dystrophy. Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) and myotonic dystrophy type 2 (DM2) are often discussed jointly, and although they share many clinical and molecular features, differences do exist. Historically, more is known about DM1 than about DM2. The literature in the field of myotonic dystrophy ...
Hadley Caroline C Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine and Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Texas Children's - - 2014
Cranial osteosarcoma is very rare in children, rendering the development of optimal treatment algorithms challenging. The authors present 3 cases of pediatric cranial osteosarcoma: a primary calvarial tumor, a cranial metastasis, and a primary osteosarcoma of the cranial base. A review of the literature demonstrates significant variation in the management ...
Hartman Jeffrey J College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, S7N - - 2014
Introduction: The uncinate process and its associated uncovertebral articulation are features unique to the cervical spine. This review examines the morphology of these unique structures with particular emphasis on the regional anatomy, development and clinical significance. Materials and Methods: Five electronic databases were utilized in the literature search and additional ...
Gishen Kriya K From the Division of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, - - 2014
Congenital hand anomalies have a wide range of presentations and functional consequences. Understanding and treatment of these deformities require an understanding of embryology of upper-extremity development. In this report, common anomalies of the hand and upper extremity have been reviewed according to the International Federation for Societies for Surgery of ...
Al-Sebeih Khalid H KH Department of Surgery-Otolaryngology Division, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, PO Box 17228, Khalidiya 72453, Kuwait. - - 2014
Concha bullosa is an aerated turbinate in the nose. It is a common anatomic variant that can develop a mucocele if obstructed, which can further progress to become a mucopyocele if infected. A mucopyocele can expand and cause destruction of neighboring tissues. A review of the literature revealed only 10 ...
Tu Jenny J Sir Charles Gairdner - - 2014
Subcutaneous edema as a presenting feature of dermatomyositis has infrequently been described and is thought to signify a more aggressive disease course. We report a case involving a 38-year-old man who presented with significant subcutaneous edema involving his neck and upper body; he later developed clinical features and biopsy results ...
Pinto Junior Vitor Laerte VL Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brasília, DF, Brazil. - - 2014
Hantavirus infection is transmitted to humans by wild rodents and the most common clinical form in Brazil is the Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). The first serological evidence of the disease was identified in 1990, in Recife, Pernambuco State, and later in 1993 in Juquitiba, State of São Paulo. Since then ...
Aljohani Naif I NI King Faisal specialist hospital and research centre, Saudi Arabia ; Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, - - 2014
Acquired factor V inhibitor is a rare hemostatic disorder that presents with hemorrhagic manifestations in the vast majority of patients. Factor V inhibitor may develop through a variety of mechanisms involving development of alloantibodies or autoantibodies specific to Factor V. Autoantibodies, in particular, have been reported in a number of ...
Saleh Ahlam A AA a Arizona Health Sciences Library, University of Arizona , Tucson , Arizona , - - 2014
Requests for comprehensive searches, such as searches to support systematic reviews, seem to be evolving into routine practice in the health sciences library environment. Collecting terminology for these searches is often a time-consuming process. This case study reports on the development of a searchable web-based repository, MedTerm Search Assist, as ...
Surani Salim S 0000-0001-7105-4266 Texas A&M University, Texas Corpus Christi, 1177 West Wheeler Avenue, Suite 1, Aransas Pass, TX 78336, - - 2014
Blunt chest trauma (BCT) is a common clinical presentation seen in emergency departments. Few cases of cardiac conduction abnormalities due to BCT have been reported in the medical literature. This dysrhythmias may present as permanent conduction defects requiring permanent pacemaker or may have temporary conduction abnormalities requiring temporary pacemaker or ...
Burrus David D Pediatric dentist in private practice, Bend, Ore., USA. - - 2014
The purpose of this report was to review an emerging alternative treatment to pulpectomies and extractions for nonvital primary teeth called lesion sterilization and tissue repair (LSTR) and provide the results of three clinical case applications. LSTR is a noninstrumentation endodontic treatment that involves a triantibiotic mixture in a propylene ...
Salama Nader - - 2014
Hydrocele development is the most common complication after varicocele repair. The beginning of this kind of hydrocele is variable. The shortest reported onset is one week. In the present report we describe an unusual immediate onset of hydrocele formation following varicocele repair. This represents the first report of a harsh ...
Allemann Iseli Martina M Swiss Center for Telemedicine Medgate, Basel, - - 2014
Patient satisfaction is crucial for the acceptance, use, and adherence to recommendations from teleconsultations regarding health care requests and triage services. Our objectives are to systematically review the literature for multidimensional instruments that measure patient satisfaction after teleconsultation and triage and to compare these for content, reliability, validity, and factor ...
Tucer Bulent B Erciyes University, School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Kayseri, - - 2014
Syringomyelia is a not infrequent pathology that develops related to changes in cerebrospinal fluid dynamics due to many etiological factors. The development of syringomyelia through a spinal arachnoid cyst is quite rare and has been defined in only 31 cases in the literature. A case due to thoracic epidural lipomatosis ...
Yang Yi Y Department of General Surgery, Huashan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, P.R. - - 2014
Mesenteric lymphatic hygroma is a benign tumor of lymphatic origin that is rarely observed in adult patients. Congenital and developed non-specific symptoms, including abdominal distension, pain and ileus, develop at an early age in patients. This type of disease is usually reported by pediatric doctors, as referred to in the ...
Carceller Lechón Fernando F Paediatrics, Niño Jesús Children's Hospital, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2013
Acute inflammation of a single cerebellar hemisphere (hemicerebellitis) is a rare disorder of unknown origin. The clinical presentation is mainly characterized by headache, ataxia, dysmetria, and vomiting. In addition, some children may develop severe intracranial hypertension. The neuroimaging of hemicerebellitis raises a challenging differential diagnosis, particularly with posterior fossa tumours. ...
Ismail I H - - 2013
Pneumococcal glomerulonephritis is rarely described in the literature. We report a 4-year-old boy who developed acute glomerulonephritis following pneumococcal bacteraemia and submandibular lymphadenitis, and review the published literature. Two weeks after developing acute glomerulonephritis, the patient developed bronchopneumonia with left pleural effusion. However, by the fourth week of admission, his ...
Choi Yongsug Y Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2013
Extraskeletal chondroma is a rare benign tumor that develops in the soft tissues, and it manifests as a solitary subcutaneous nodule or a slowly growing tumor. It occurs preferentially in the hand and foot area of adults, and the development in the auricle is very rare. We report a rare ...
Keithlin Jessica J 1 Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, University of Guelph , Guelph, Ontario, Canada - - 2013
Abstract Objective: This was a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the proportion of Escherichia coli O157 cases that develop chronic sequelae. Data Sources: We conducted a systematic review of articles published prior to July 2011 in Pubmed, Agricola, CabDirect, or Food Safety and Technology Abstracts. Study Selection: Studies were ...
Fehling Maya - - 2013
With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) showing uneven progress, this review identifies possible limitations arising from the MDG framework itself rather than extrinsic issues. A multidisciplinary literature review was conducted with a focus on limitations in the formulation of the MDGs, their structure, content and implementation. Of 1837 MDG-related articles, ...
Hsieh Jane - - 2013
Traumatic injury as a trigger for the subsequent development of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) has been implicated by several case reports and case series. However, it is still unclear whether trauma is the inciting event or just an incidental finding. It is thought that the interplay of genetic, immunologic, and environmental ...
Wongtriratanachai Prasit P Department of Orthopedics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, - - 2013
Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) has become one of the standard procedures for articular cartilage defect treatment. This technique provides a promising result. However the procedural process requires an approach of several steps from multidisciplinary teams. Although the success of this procedure has been reported from Srinakharinvirot University since 2007, the ...
White Eric A - - 2013
"Madura foot" or pedal mycetoma is a rare destructive infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues of the foot, progressing to involve muscle and bone. The infection can be caused by both bacteria and fungi. Infection typically follows traumatic implantation of bacteria or fungal spores, which are present in soil ...
Alkasab Tarik K - - 2013
The Joint Commission and other regulatory bodies have mandated that health care organizations implement processes for ongoing physician performance review. Software solutions, such as RADPEER™, have been created to meet this need efficiently. However, the authors believe that available systems are not optimally designed to produce changes in practice and ...
Sunderland Geraint - - 2013
Gamma knife surgery (GKS) is a well-established modality for controlling the progression of vestibular schwannomas. Adverse effects of this treatment are extremely rare but include cyst formation and malignant transformation. We report a case of anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA) pseudoaneurysm development rupture presenting as a poor WFNS grade subarachnoid ...
Chandler Jackie - - 2013
This year, The Cochrane Collaboration reached its 20th anniversary. It has played a pivotal role in the scientific development of systematic reviewing and in the development of review methods to synthesize research evidence, primarily from randomized trials, to answer questions about the effects of healthcare interventions. We introduce a series ...
Shemilt Ian - - 2013
Methods for systematic reviews of the effects of health interventions have focused mainly on addressing the question of 'What works?' or 'Is this intervention effective in achieving one or more specific outcomes?' Addressing the question 'Is it worth it given the resources available?' has received less attention. This latter question ...
Van Eenennaam Alison L - - 2013
This article reviews the literature on breed, biological type, and breeding system and their impact on female fertility, especially as they relate to heifer development. The attributes of different breeding systems and their appropriate use is discussed. In addition, the extant and emerging selection tools that are available for replacement ...
Sturniolo Gia - - 2013
The authors reviewed their own case histories of surgical thyreopathy over the last 20 years in order to establish how many multinodular goitre (MNG) patients developed hyperthyroidism during the follow-up period. In agreement with the findings reported in literature, the authors observed that 220 out of 1117 patients with MNG ...
de Vries Jan - - 2013
Markers are important tools to assess the nutrition status and effects of nutrition interventions. There is currently insufficient consensus in nutrition sciences on how to evaluate markers, despite the need for properly evaluating them. To identify the criteria for the evaluation of markers related to nutrition, health and disease and ...
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