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Dantas-Torres Filipe - - 2010
Phlebotomine sand flies are small insects of great medical relevance. This article presents an updated list of the phlebotomine sand flies occurring in the State of Pernambuco, Brazil. A review of literature published since the 1940s up to May 2010 was conducted and voucher material deposited in reference collections were ...
Calderwood Michael S - - 2010
Electronic health records (EHRs) have the potential to improve completeness and timeliness of tuberculosis (TB) surveillance relative to traditional reporting, particularly for culture-negative disease. We report on the development and validation of a TB detection algorithm for EHR data followed by implementation in a live surveillance and reporting system. We ...
Yakoot Mostafa - - 2010
Mirazid® is a patented preparation from a plant that had been used in folk medicine since ancient Egyptians (Myrrh). It was registered in Egypt for the treatment of schistosomiasis and fascioliasis. Over 32 independent studies for efficacy of Mirazid had been reviewed and their results analyzed. The majority of these ...
Machado Dazzani Maria Virgínia - - 2010
Starting from some considerations about the text 'Feelings in Literature' by Johansen (2010), this article discusses the topic of emotions from the standpoint of moral psychology, namely the relationship between emotions and the conduct of our moral life. From this assumption, we will argue that literature, as an exercise of ...
Pasupathy Sanjay - - 2010
Temporal hypertrophy is a rare clinical entity, especially the bilateral variety, whereas masseteric hypertrophy is a commonly occurring disorder. Very few bilateral cases are reported in literature. We are reporting a case with bilateral temporalis muscle hypertrophy with peculiar symptoms which is not reported so far in literature.
Lief M H - - 2011
M.H. Lief, D. Caplivski, E.J. Bottone, S. Lerner, C. Vidal, S. Huprikar. Exophiala jeanselmei infection in solid organ transplant recipients: report of two cases and review of the literature. Transpl Infect Dis 2011: 13: 73-79. All rights reserved Abstract: Dematiaceous fungi are an opportunistic pathogen seen in solid organ transplant ...
Gilchrist Heidi M - - 2010
Liesegang rings represent an in vivo chemical precipitation phenomenon representing a potential diagnostic pitfall for misdiagnosis as parasitic infections. These acellular patterns of lamellar concretions are rare in human tissue. The authors report a case of Liesegang rings observed within an intradermal apocrine hidrocystoma and review the literature for reports ...
Hartzell Tristan L - - 2010
The goals of this study were to review the literature regarding the use of local anesthetic with epinephrine and to report an observation of prolonged ischemia and necrosis in postmastectomy skin. A PubMed literature review was performed and the patient's medical record was reviewed. Prior skin necrosis with epinephrine use ...
Ansari Jawaher - - 2010
Differentiating between chemotherapy-related diarrhoea and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea (CDAD) can be extremely difficult. There is increasing evidence that CDAD can be seen in patients on chemotherapy without prior antibiotic usage. We report the first case of CDAD secondary to vinorelbine chemotherapy and review the literature.
Prasad M G - - 2010
Acoustics has received a very high importance in the Vedic Hindu tradition and philosophy of ancient India. The Vedic literature which refers to both the Vedas and the subsequent literature based on Vedas emphasize that the roles of sound both as source signal and as hearing are important. This work ...
Ferrance Randy J - - 2010
A great deal has been published in the chiropractic literature regarding the response, or lack thereof, of various common pediatric conditions to chiropractic care. The majority of that literature is of low scientific value (that is, case reports or case series). The purpose of this review is to summarize the ...
Rumrill Phillip D - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: This article compares and contrasts scoping literature reviews with other established methods for understanding and interpreting extant research literature. METHODS: Descriptions of the key principles and applications of scoping reviews are illustrated with examples from contemporary publications. CONCLUSIONS: Scoping reviews are presented as an efficient way of identifying themes ...
Sandler S G - - 2010
The recommended dose of Rh immune globulin for postpartum Rh immunoprophylaxis is based on an estimation of the volume of the fetomaternal hemorrhage, if any, measured as the percent of fetal RBCs in a sample of the D– mother's blood. Laboratory methods for distinguishing fetal from maternal RBCs have been ...
Bae Christopher J - - 2010
Traditionally, Middle Pleistocene hominin fossils that cannot be allocated to Homo erectus sensu lato or modern H. sapiens have been assigned to different specific taxa. For example, in eastern Asia, these hominin fossils have been classified as archaic, early, or premodern H. sapiens. An increasing number of Middle Pleistocene hominin ...
Hallaji Zahra - - 2010
Milia en plaque, a rare inflammatory plaque type of milia is generally located in the periauricular area. Bilateral retroauricular milia en plaque is very rarely reported. Here, we report another case of bilateral retroauricular milia en plaque and review the previous cases.
Mogensen Mette - - 2010
In 2009, the WHO listed ultraviolet (UV) radiation as a group 1 carcinogen. In spite of this, each year, millions of people tan indoor in Western countries. The aim of this review is to summarize evidence of tanning bed carcinogenesis and to present guidelines for use of tanning beds and ...
Gaucher Jonathan - - 2010
One of the most obscure phenomena in modern biology is the near genome-wide displacement of histones that occurs during the postmeiotic phases of spermatogenesis in many species. Here we review the literature to show that, during spermatogenic differentiation, three major molecular mechanisms come together to 'prepare' the nucleosomes for facilitated ...
Fritsch Michael H - - 2009
This article presents a brief literature review of sialendoscopy and lithotripsy highlights from journal articles and presentations spanning from 1953 to 2009. Seventy-seven sources were reviewed for this article.
Muir Brad - - 2009
Exercise-related transient abdominal pain (ETAP) is more commonly known to athletes as a runner's stitch. Many athletes also report shoulder tip pain (STP) associated with the ETAP. Although widely known, ETAP remains under analyzed and under reported in the medical literature. Often thought of as benign and self-limiting, ETAP has ...
Daniel M - - 2009
The primary objective was to analyze the influence of short-term meteorological changes during the vegetation period on the incidence of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in the 1990s, characterized by a dramatic increase in reported TBE cases in the Czech Republic and other European countries. Furthermore, the relationship between TBE incidence and ...
Bashetty Kusum - - 2009
Electrosurgery has been used in dentistry for more than half a century. There is abundant literature on electrosurgery dating back more than a century. During the past three decades, a substantial increase in minimally invasive surgery and microvascular surgery prompted greater use of electrosurgery. Although this surge in utilization has ...
Hutt Jonathan - - 2009
A case report of massive localized lymphoedema in a morbidly obese 50-year-old woman and review of the literature.
Nixdorff Neil A - - 2009
We present a case of methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus metastatic endophthalmitis (SAME) that developed from a bacteremia. We compare this to a literature review of similar cases and report unique characteristics of SAME. We discuss important considerations in the work-up and treatment of endogenous endophthalmitis.
Klerkx S S UZ Leuven, Department of pneumology, Herestraat 49, B-3000, - - 2009
A 51-year-old woman with eosinophilic pneumonia due to minocycline is described and a review of available literature is added. Until now, only 49 cases have been described, mainly in the Japanese population. Minocycline induced eosinophilic pneumonia is probably underreported and even underdiagnosed. This case highlights the importance of careful history ...
Kilinc M - - 2009
Partial priapism is also called partial segmental thrombosis of the corpus cavernosum. It is a rare pathology, and its aetiology, physiopathology and treatment are still not completely understood. To our knowledge, partial priapism due to alpha blockers has not been reported previously in the literature. In this study, a successfully ...
Wolff Germ?n Augusto - - 2010
In this case of a 3-year-old patient who had a left big-toe amputation through the proximal phalange, re-plantation was performed successfully. Big-toe amputations are not frequent entities, but it should always be re-planted to avoid unsatisfactory aesthetic and functional outcomes. There are just a few reports in literature and their ...
Paraskevas G - - 2009
We report on a very rare case of co-existence of os acromiale with suprascapular osseous bridge in a dry scapula. The frequency of os acromiale alone ranges from 1.3 to 15%, while the frequency of suprascapular osseous bridge varies between 0.036% and 12.5%. We review the relative literature and emphasize ...
Jadhav Praveen P - - 2009
We present a case of a 76-year-old diabetic patient on verapamil with undiagnosed renal failure presenting with collapse and severe life threatening bradyarrhythmias. She responded well to inotropic support and calcium supplementation.
Lakshmi V - - 2009
This review covers about 40 species of the genus Sinularia, in which many compounds with novel chemical structures have been isolated, characterised and bioassayed for various activities since the beginning of marine chemistry until now. The bioactivities of the metabolites have been reported in the tables wherever found in the ...
Udayakumar Deepak - - 2009
There are 13 cases of campylobacter cholecystitis reported so far in the medical literature. Among them, only 4 patients had diarrhea. We report another case of acalculous cholecystitis in a setting of campylobacter enteritis. The case report is followed by a literature review regarding this rare condition.
Vasa Miten - - 2009
As immigration to the United States from countries endemic for tuberculosis (TB) increases, the incidence of pulmonary and extrapulmonary TB disease may increase. Primary tuberculous sternal osteomyelitis is one form of extrapulmonary TB that is exceedingly rare throughout the world, and falls under the differential diagnosis for chest wall masses. ...
Jackson Bowers, Eleanor
This literature review was completed to inform the development of the Access to Psychiatry component of the Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care Initiative.
Merchant Emily E - - 2008
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TCM) is an unusual form of acute cardiomyopathy showing left ventricular apical ballooning. It is often triggered by intense physical or emotional distress. We report here four cases of TCM and a review of the literature on the topic.
Williams, J Morgan
Several aspects of the ecology of Rattus exulans are reviewed in an effort to collate a large proportion of the widely scattered literature relating to the species. Subspecific relationships are discussed to illustrate the early confusion regarding taxonomic position. Literature covering R. exulans geographic distribution, habitat, nutrition, reproduction, movements, and ...
Zada Gabriel - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Intraventricular oligodendroglioma remains a rare diagnosis, with high-grade/anaplastic IVO being an even rarer subtype. These lesions vary in regard to tumor grading and clinical presentation, as compared with their intraparenchymal counterparts. A case report and review of the previous literature regarding IVO and tumor grading were conducted. CASE DESCRIPTION: ...
Pena-Hernandez Keila E - - 2008
Epigenetic studies in cancer pathways have been essential in helping scientists understand the key players in cancer. Gene relationships reported in biomedical literature are valuable to understand the interaction network. Nevertheless, biomedical literature is growing rapidly and the scientific community needs a mechanism to have up-to-date pathways that reflect the ...
Das Sukanta - - 2008
Priapism is the presence of a persistent, usually painful, erection of the penis unrelated to sexual stimulation or desire. It is a true emergency requiring urgent intervention. Priapism is frequently idiopathic in etiology, but it is associated with a number of important medical conditions and pharmacologic agents. Cases have been ...
Larsson Mats - - 2006
I discuss in this short paper the origin of the name 'hyzone' given to the molecules H3+ and H3, and how this name was forgotten, never to appear again in the scientific literature.
Pant Ishita - - 2006
We report a case of ganglioglioma of the optic chiasma in an 8-year-old child who presented with gradual deterioration of vision since the age of 3 years and complete loss by 8 years. Intensive literature search by the authors showed only 12 cases of ganglioglioma involving the visual pathway reported ...
Green Bart N - - 2006
To describe and discuss the process used to write a narrative review of the literature for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Publication of narrative overviews of the literature should be standardized to increase their objectivity. In the past decade numerous changes in research methodology pertaining to reviews of the literature ...
Berrong Richard M - - 2006
Gay male literature has traditionally been defined as writing that somehow depicts male same-sex attraction. Following in the steps of several scholars of lesbian literature, Berrong uses Pierre Loti's novel Iceland Fisherman (1886), which does not depict male same-sex attraction, to propose other ways of reading literature as gay, and ...
Ghumbre R U - - 2005
A 12-year-old male admitted to ENT ward on an emergency basis with history of foreign body in throat. It came out along with induced vomiting, followed by fever, Odynophagia and restricted Neck movements. It is proved as a case of acute retropharyngeal abscess. But it turned out to be the ...
Yoshioka H - - 2004
In gastroschisis, the opening is almost always to the right of the umbilicus, although eight cases of left-sided gastroschisis have been reported in the literature. We encountered two additional cases of left-sided gastroschisis. One was treated successfully, but the another child died. We report the present two these two cases ...
Britton Lynda A - - 2003
To explore a range of pathogenic microorganisms and their toxins that can cause disease in the home environment through a review of the literature. Review of the literature.
Jauregui Inmaculada - - 2002
By making literature the partner of a dialogue with psychology, with the aim of better understanding the psyche, psychoanalysis has truly altered our way of understanding the literary phenomenon. Thus, Freud resorted to literature in an attempt to validate his theories. At the same time, though, in striving for-natural-scientific status, ...
Rumrill Jr Phillip D. - - 2001
This is the first in a series of three articles that examine the role that literature reviews play in rehabilitation research. The authors briefly describe the nature of narrative literature reviews, provides examples and descriptions of narrative literature reviews from the contemporary rehabilitation literature, and examines the limitations of these ...
Gangopadhyay Asok
Bilateral naevus of Ota is a rare condition. It is still more rare in males. Here is a report of such a case with review of literature.
Gangopadhyay A K - - 1997
Bilateral naevus of Ota is a rare condition. It is still more rare in males. Here is a report of such a case with review of literature.
Caramello P - - 1995
Cyclospora sp, a recently described protozoan, is associated with prolonged self-limiting and relapsing diarrhea. The species has a worldwide distribution and a high prevalence in tropical countries. Some reports suggest that the agent is a common cause of travelers' diarrhea.
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