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Vaillancourt Christian - - 2011
AIM: We sought to determine if, in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), the description of any specific symptoms to the emergency medical dispatcher (EMD) improved the accuracy of the diagnosis of cardiac arrest. METHODS: For this systematic review, we searched MEDLINE, EMBASE and the Cochrane Library with no restrictions, ...
Göncü Tuğba - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Bilateral multiple serous retinal pigment epithelial detachments (PEDs) are a very rare entity. Such conditions may be idiopathic or a presentation of some ocular and/or systemic pathologies. We report 2 unique cases of bilateral multiple serous PEDs without any known cause. Additionally, similar cases of multiple serous idiopathic PEDs ...
Kusano Yoshikazu - - 2011
A case of ectopic pituitary adenoma in the sphenoid sinus associated with an empty sella is reported. The coexistence of an ectopic pituitary adenoma and an empty sella is quite rare. The diagnosis was made with an intraoperative finding of the intact dura mater of the sellar floor. In the ...
Mohamed Wazim - - 2011
Whipple's disease (WD) is a rare multisystemic infectious disease that can involve a variety of organs namely the gastrointestinal tract, lymphatic system, heart and nervous system. Myorhythmia is a hallmark of WD. Isolated CNS involvement is very rare. We present a 50 year-old African-American woman with rapid cognitive decline, visual ...
van Wijk Marja J - - 2011
The European Association of Tissue Banks (EATB) Donor Case Workshop and Quality System Case workshop are forums held within the program of the EATB Annual Congress. These workshops offer an opportunity to discuss and evaluate approaches taken to challenging situations, regarding donor selection and quality issues, and strengthen the professional ...
Zhu Zhi-Bin - - 2011
This critical review discusses recent developments in the field of cyclopropene chemistry. Although several excellent reviews that mainly focused on the thermolysis and pyrolysis as well as metal-mediated reactions of cyclopropenes have been published, significant new developments have also been achieved in recent years. This brand new review provides an ...
Ma R-Y - - 2011
Cor triatriatum is a rare malformation, especially in association with tetralogy of Fallot, and has only been reported a few times in the literature. Due to the complexity of this abnormality, careful intraoperative exploration and a good differential diagnosis are crucial to select the appropriate surgical procedure. Here, we report ...
Laish Ido - - 2011
Adult hyperammonaemia is associated with severe liver disease in 90% of cases. In the remainder, noncirrhotic causes should be considered. Measurements of serum ammonia level must be part of the basic work-up in all patients presenting with encephalopathy of unknown origin, even when liver function is normal. Clinician awareness of ...
Cabrera Raul - - 2011
To date, only 12 cases of angiomatoid Spitz nevus have been characterized in the literature. We present the first case of angiomatoid Spitz nevus in which dermatoscopic findings are described.
Centeno Maria - - 2011
Altered pupillary behavior is commonly present during and following epileptic seizures, but symptomatic pupillary hippus as the main feature of a seizure has not been reported in the modern literature. We present the case of a woman with epileptic seizures consisting of sustained fluctuation of perception of brightness. Bilateral pupillary ...
Maggio Lauren A - - 2011
PURPOSE: Medical education literature has been found to lack key components of scientific reporting, including adequate descriptions of literature searches, thus preventing medical educators from replicating and building on previous scholarship. The purpose of this study was to examine the reproducibility of search strategies as reported in medical education literature ...
Markou Konstantinos - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: Malignant transformation of vestibular schwannoma is considered a rare clinical entity. Radiotherapy, as a treatment option for vestibular schwannoma, is regarded as a potential risk factor for secondary malignancy. Recently, radiotherapy with dose fractionation has been proposed, intended to diminish the risk of radiation-induced neuropathy. CASE PRESENTATION: The aim ...
Tubbs R Shane - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: Anterior midline intracranial cysts may be found most often in three forms: cavum septum pellucidum, cavum vergae, and cavum velum interpositum. A single offering that reviews these entities is difficult to find in the extant literature. Therefore, the present review was performed. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Various search engines and ...
Bezić Joško - - 2011
Oncocytic cystadenoma is a rare benign tumor of major salivary glands that in rare occasions may present histologically with intraluminal crystalloids. We report a case of 53-year-old man with a progressively enlarging lump in the left submandibular region. Ultrasound examination revealed a cystic mass with an intraluminal fluid collection. The ...
Murakami Christiana - - 2011
Focal dermal hypoplasia (FDH), also known as Goltz-Gorlin syndrome, is an autosomal dominant disease affecting tissues derived from the ectoderm and mesoderm. Knowledge and early diagnosis of the craniofacial alterations commonly found in patients with FDH provide oral health care professionals with effective preventive and therapeutic tools. This article aims ...
Morariu I - - 2011
Objective:We report an extremely rare case of extramedullary plasmacytoma.Method:Case report and review of the English-literature concerning extramedullary plasmacytoma and multiple myeloma.Result:We present an unusual case of multiple extramedullary plasmacytomas, which, over a protracted course of 30 years, presented on different occasions at three separate sites in the head and neck. ...
Camacho-Miñano Maria J - - 2011
A narrative systematic review was conducted to describe the available evidence from physical activity (PA) interventions that targeted girls aged 5-18 years and to determine their effectiveness and key characteristics of success. Systematic literature searches were conducted using four databases: PubMed, Web of Science, PsychInfo and SPORTDiscus and by examining ...
Maftei Irinel-Doina - - 2011
Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by Hantaviruses, a group of RNA viruses belonging to the Bunyaviridae family. Humans may get the disease by contamination with excreta of carrier rodents. The disease typically manifests with the triad fever-thrombocytopenia-acute kidney injury (AKI). Although its global ...
Lippmann John M - - 2011
Background. Jellyfish are a common cause of injury throughout the world, with fatalities and severe systemic events not uncommon after tropical stings. The internet is a recent innovation to gain information on real-time health issues of travel destinations, including Southeast Asia. Methods. We applied the model of internet-based retrospective health ...
Hernández-Montero Elena - - 2011
Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy is an infrequent, not widely known entity. Of genetic origin, it usually shows up in the 5(th)or 6(th) decade of life. Most cases are referred directly to the gastroenterologist by their general practitioner and not to the otolaryngologist, so it is essential to be aware of this ...
Hunter Ann Louise - - 2011
Pathological stress responses are implicated in numerous disorders. Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function is influenced by gene-environment interaction, with early-life environmental adversity having long-lasting effects. We examine the evidence that, in humans, these effects are apparent from infancy. We systematically reviewed published findings on cortisol response to a stressor, in 0-5-year-olds already ...
Hogan S - - 2011
AIMS: This article aims to identify quality control (QC) best practice, to review published QC audits in order to identify how closely good practice is followed, and to carry out a market survey of the software features that support QC offered by urodynamics machines available in the UK. METHODS AND ...
Vachiramon V - - 2011
Postinflammatory hypopigmentation is a common cause of acquired hypopigmentary disorders. It can be a result of cutaneous inflammation, injury or dermatological treatment. There are also many specific conditions that present with hypopigmentation other than postinflammatory hypopigmentation. Most cases of postinflammatory hypopigmentation improve spontaneously within weeks or months if the primary ...
May K E - - 2011
BACKGROUND Endometriosis is usually diagnosed by an invasive procedure such as a laparoscopy. Great interest therefore lies in the potential to identify biomarkers which may be surrogates of disease presence or activity, especially relating to the effects of therapy. We have reviewed the existing literature on endometrial differences in women ...
Trof R J - - 2011
In this narrative review, the studies and analyses are discussed that pertain to benefits and detriments of synthetic colloids versus natural colloids or crystalloids used for fluid resuscitation in sepsis and septic shock. The relative amount of fluid infusions used to reach clinical or hemodynamic end-points are reviewed, as well ...
Goldwaser Batya R - - 2011
PURPOSE: Current devices for mandibular distraction osteogenesis (DO) are complex and require significant patient or family skill during active distraction. Successful development of an automated, continuous distraction device would eliminate the need for patient participation in this process. The purpose of this study was to comprehensively review devices currently in ...
Ritz P - - 2011
Gastric bypass is one of the most efficient strategies for long-term weight loss and reduction of the comorbidities associated with morbid obesity. Of the complications secondary to gastric bypass, hypoglycaemic episodes have so far been poorly studied. The present study is a comprehensive report of the fewer than 100 cases described ...
Mineyko Aleksandra A The Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, - - 2011
An improved understanding of perinatal stroke epidemiology, classification, neuroimaging, and outcomes has emerged in recent years. Despite this, little is known regarding the pathophysiological mechanisms responsible for most cases. A multitude of possible associations and putative risk factors have been reported, but most lack definitive empirical evidence supporting primary causation. ...
Zhao Damin - - 2011
We report a rare case of primary carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma (CXPA) of the mandible. A 13-year-old girl presented with a large mass, measuring about 30 cm in its greatest dimension, involving the mandible. She was referred to our department for surgery, and her postoperative course was uneventful; she is ...
Piccaluga Pier Paolo - - 2011
Follicular lymphoma (FL) is regarded as a distinct entity in the literature as well as in the 2008 edition of the WHO classification of tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues. Nevertheless, there are still several issues that are matters of controversy such as the grading system or the exact biological location ...
Couée Ivan - - 2011
This is a comment on Thatje (Naturwissenschaften 97:237-239, 2010) The multiple faces of journal peer review, Naturwissenschaften, 97:237-239.
Lin Chieh-Wen - - 2011
The Nuss procedure is the most popular technique for correction of pectus excavatum recently. Life-threatening complications associated with the procedure are very rare. We report a 13-year-old boy who developed late-onset bilateral hemothorax with hypovolemic shock 5 months after the Nuss procedure. In literature review, this is the first case of ...
Adetayo Oluwaseun A - - 2011
Giant omphaloceles present a reconstructive challenge in planning, management, and eventual closure of the abdominal wall defect. The goal of reconstruction is to recreate a functional abdominal wall domain and return the extra-anatomically placed viscera into the peritoneal cavity in a safe manner. Traditionally, placement of tissue expanders has been ...
Jones B F - - 2011
Objective:We report a case of leiomyosarcoma arising in the tonsil in a 73-year-old man.Method:Case report and review of the English language literature (using Pubmed, Ovid and Proquest databases).Results:To our knowledge, this is the first case of tonsillar leiomyosarcoma to be reported in the English language literature. Our patient presented with ...
Kress Douglas W - - 2011
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The purpose of this review is to summarize recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of several severe skin diseases seen in children. RECENT FINDINGS: Several articles published recently added significantly to our understanding of drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS), eczema herpeticum, staphylococcal scalded ...
Clairwood Marimeg Q - - 2011
Verrucous hemangioma represents a rare congenital vascular proliferation that may be mistaken for angiokeratoma. Histopathological examination of a deep biopsy is necessary to confirm the diagnosis of verrucous hemangioma based on its involvement of the deep dermis and subcutaneous tissue. We present two cases of verrucous hemangioma and discuss the ...
Khan I - - 2011
Objective:We report a unique complication arising from the use of a Hunsaker Mon-Jet ventilation tube during microlaryngeal surgery, and we briefly review the literature on the use of this tube for jet ventilation.Method:A case report on the safe and successful management of a potential airway compromise, and a brief literature ...
Lee Anna F - - 2011
Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma was first described more than 20 years ago. Subsequently, it was discovered to carry the recurrent chromosomal translocation t(7;16)(q33;p11) encoding a FUS-CREB3L2 fusion oncoprotein. Molecular tests for this pathognomonic gene fusion can confirm the identity of histologic variants (such as hyalinizing spindle cell tumor with giant rosettes) ...
Zahl Sverre Morten - - 2011
Benign external hydrocephalus in infants, characterized by macrocephaly and typical neuroimaging findings, is considered as a self-limiting condition and is therefore rarely treated. This review concerns all aspects of this condition: etiology, neuroimaging, symptoms and clinical findings, treatment, and outcome, with emphasis on management. The review is based on a ...
Morris Zoë Slote - - 2012
To determine the causes of emergency department (ED) crowding and to identify evidence-based solutions. The review used a 'conceptual synthesis' approach to identify knowledge and opinion around the issue of ED crowding, not just effective interventions. Recommendations from the literature were classified according the quality of evidence and the extent ...
Bozdag S - - 2011
Congenital synechia of the gums is a rare malformation. The fusion may be partial or complete and may be associated with other facial dysmorphologic malformations. The synechia can be fibrous or bony and may develop between the upper and lower alveolar ridges. The authors report a newborn with partial, but ...
Kumar Kanwal - - 2011
Myocarditis, a general inflammatory condition of the heart muscle, can result from a variety of etiologies, the most common being viral. Despite common pathogens, concomitant myocarditis and myositis remains a rare event. Although a common cause of respiratory illness, extrapulmonary infections with influenza are infrequent. We describe the case of ...
Boone Jan - - 2011
Workplace accidents are an important economic phenomenon. Yet, the pro-cyclical fluctuations in workplace accidents are not well understood. They could be related to fluctuations in effort and working hours, but workplace accidents may also be affected by reporting behavior. Our paper uses unique data on workplace accidents from an Austrian ...
Patel Shilpen - - 2011
Oncologists must familiarize themselves with a complex evidence base. Several curricula have been devised, but it is not clear how these are used. We chose breast cancer, since this has a large literature base. Of the 285 radiation and medical oncology trainees in the USA and UK responding to our ...
Koyama Takanori - - 2011
A literature review was conducted on the effectiveness of activity schedules. Twenty three studies that a) were peer-reviewed, b) were experimental, c) implemented activity schedule as a primary intervention, d) incorporated multiple activities, and e) aimed to teach learners to self-manage individual schedules were included in the review. The results ...
Thavaraj Selvam - - 2012
Carcinoma cuniculatum (CC) is a rare, distinct clinico-pathological variant of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) that is defined histologically by the characteristic infiltrative pattern of a deep, broad, and complex proliferation of stratified squamous epithelium with keratin cores and keratin-filled crypts. Herein, we present a case report of CC of the ...
Baum Christian L - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Primary cutaneous CD4(+) small/medium-sized pleomorphic T-cell lymphoma (PCSM-TCL) was defined as a provisional entity in the 2005 World Health Organization-European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer classification of cutaneous lymphomas. A limited number of reports describe a generally indolent but heterogeneous condition. OBJECTIVE: We reviewed the concept of PCSM-TCL ...
Gibbons Susanne W - - 2011
gibbons s.w., hickling e.j. & watts d.d. (2011) Combat stressors and post-traumatic stress in deployed military healthcare professionals: an integrative review. Journal of Advanced Nursing00(0), 000-000. ABSTRACT: Background.  While there has been a growing body of literature on the impact of combat stressors and post-traumatic stress on military service members involved ...
Kabat Alan G - - 2011
PURPOSE.: To report a series of cases involving neovascularization within the human crystalline lens-a normally avascular structure-after ocular trauma. This is a retrospective, consecutive observational case series with review of the prevailing literature. METHODS.: Four individuals with a history of ocular trauma and subsequent cataract development were examined between May ...
Chan Joanna L - - 2011
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