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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Squires Janet E - - 2013
The first and most important decision in preparing any systematic review is to clearly frame the question the review team seeks to answer. However, this is not always straightforward, particularly if synthesis teams are interested in the effects of complex interventions. In this article, we discuss how to formulate good ...
Wallis A - - 2013
To review the development of a workplace-based assessment tool to assess the quality of written radiology reports and assess its reliability, feasibility, and validity. A comprehensive literature review and rigorous Delphi study enabled the development of the Bristol Radiology Report Assessment Tool (BRRAT), which consists of 19 questions and a ...
McLellan J - - 2013
Sesamoiditis is believed to be associated with injury to the suspensory branch attachment and is a common radiographic finding in Yearling Thoroughbreds. No study has investigated relationships between Yearling sesamoiditis and the subsequent development of suspensory ligament branch injury (SLBI) in early racehorse training. To establish the prevalence of SLBI ...
Mishra Kirtisudha - - 2013
Neonaticide is known to occur across the globe in both developed and developing countries, but has rarely been reported from India. Two similar cases of female neonaticide are presented which were committed by their mothers while in the maternity ward. The social issues and maternal provocation highlighted in this report ...
Molica Stefano - - 2013
Abstract We read with interest the paper by Rosenquist et al (1) dealing with a review of extensive published literature in the field of prognostic markers in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). In this paper authors also wondered whether some of more mature biomarkers are ready for being incorporated into prognostic ...
Carugo Oliviero - - 2013
On the occasion of their fiftieth birthday, it is opportune to review the first half century of Ramachandran plots. In the present review, some of the most relevant aspects of this fifty-year history are summarized, from the original ideas of Gopalasamudram Narayana Ramachandran to subsequent revisions and to applications in ...
Danz Margie Sherwood - - 2013
Achieving quality improvement (QI) aims often requires local innovation. Without objective evidence review, innovators may miss previously tested approaches, rely on biased information, or use personal preferences in designing and implementing local QI programmes. To develop a practical, responsive approach to evidence review for QI innovations aimed at both achieving ...
Sakai Tatsuo - - 2013
The microcirculation is a major topic in current physiology textbooks and is frequently explained with schematics including the precapillary sphincters and metarterioles. We re-evaluated the validity and applicability of the concepts precapillary sphincters and metarterioles by reviewing the historical context in which they were developed in physiology textbooks. The studies ...
Foster Margaret J - - 2013
Standards for evaluating evidence-based medicine (EBM) point-of-care (POC) summaries of research are lacking. The authors developed a "Critical Appraisal for Summaries of Evidence" (CASE) worksheet to help assess the evidence in these tools. The authors then evaluated the reliability of the worksheet. The CASE worksheet was developed with 10 questions ...
Kumar Narender - - 2013
Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) are two different and common hematological neoplasms. Their coexistence is rare, especially CLL developing in a patient of CML. Till date, only a few cases are reported and all had chronic myeloid leukemia - chronic phase earlier. We report the first ...
Tarpomanov Yordan D - - 2013
Apical periodontitis in permanent children's teeth with incomplete root development is a challenge for endodontists to treat. It is important that highly efficient therapeutic methods and biologically valuable therapies be developed to prevent the loss of these teeth. The AIM of the study was to review modern literature on revascularization ...
Hendizadeh Leenoy - - 2013
We describe the rare case of a nine year-old girl with a several month history of mouth breathing and nasal obstruction due to a rudimentary tragus in the nasopharynx. We focus on the accessory tragus and its origins by describing the embryologic development of the external ear. Based on our ...
Bader-Meunier Brigitte - - 2013
RASopathies (Noonan syndrome (NS) and Noonan-related syndromes) are neurodevelopmental syndromes resulting from germline mutations in genes that participate in the rat sarcoma/mitogen-activated protein kinases (RAS/MAPK) pathway (PTPN11, SOS1, RAF, KRAS or NRAS, and SHOC2). Some monogenic conditions are associated with the development of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and a few ...
Mašán Peter - - 2013
Proctolaelaps euserratus Karg, 1994 (Acari, Mesostigmata, Melicharidae), exclusivelly known from the Galápagos Islands till now, is newly reported from decaying matter of animal and human decomposition in various countries of Europe (Slovakia, Spain, United Kingdom). In consequence of high levels of necrophilia, the species is considered to be ecologically unusual ...
Perrier Laure - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Systematic reviews provide evidence for clinical questions, however the literature suggests they are not used regularly by physicians for decision-making. A shortened systematic review format is proposed as one possible solution to address barriers, such as lack of time, experienced by busy clinicians. The purpose of this paper is ...
Haber Jordana J - - 2013
Recurrent intussusception is defined as an occurrence of intussusception of a bowel loop in a patient with a prior resolution of intussusception, either spontaneously or with an intervention. It is not rare to develop a subsequent episode after a successful reduction of intussusception. We report the cases of 2 children ...
Benito José - - 2013
We document a rare and not-yet-reported condition after supracricoid partial laryngectomy: the development of descending mediastinitis with mediastinal abscess. We present a case in which early diagnosis and team management allowed for a successful outcome. The pathophysiology of this severe complication, as well as its diagnosis, management, and prevention, is ...
McMullin Ailbhe - - 2013
The aim of this second article of the three part series is to sum up the current developments in lingual orthodontics. This article attempts to review the development, advantages and disadvantages, bonding techniques, bracket mechanics, patient factors and types of lingual appliance systems available. In addition, the article shows examples ...
Pepper Michael A - - 2013
Abstract Ventral wall defects are extremely rare anomalies that are likely caused by the failure of lateral body folds during week four of development. We report a case of severe thoracoabdominal wall defect including complete thoracic ectopia cordis and gastroschisis. This combination represents a novel constellation of findings in a ...
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