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Rosenfeld Yaakov - - 2009
Accurate clinical reports of In Vitro Fertilization Cycle Rank (IVF-CR) are important because of their predictive value of treatment success--clinical pregnancy. Our district currently provides more than a hundred IVF pick-up cycles per month. The study objective was to evaluate and improve the accuracy of IVF units' reports of IVF-CR. ...
Obuchowski Nancy A - - 2009
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES: Multireader, multicase (MRMC) receiver-operating characteristic studies often require large numbers of patients, readers, and reader interpretations. The objective of this work is to evaluate a new "mixed" MRMC study design that reduces the number of reader interpretations. MATERIALS AND METHODS: As compared to the traditional MRMC design, ...
Arpels, Marisa (Marisa Carina)
Thesis (M.C.P.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Urban Studies and Planning, 2008.
Guo Jiong-jiong - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To provide appropriate guidelines for treatment of tandem ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) and flaval ligament (OFL). Data sources Published articles about OPLL and OFL were selected using Medline and Embase electronic databases. Study selection An English literature search from January 1980 to December 2006 was conducted. ...
Bruce Jared M - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: The long-term impact of sports-related concussion is uncertain. Several studies using traditional neuropsychological measures have found a relationship between a previous history of concussion and reduced cognitive abilities. In contrast, studies using computerized neuropsychological measures have typically found no relationship between concussion history and cognition. In the present study, ...
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This report presents the conclusions reached and recommendations made by the members of the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation at its fifth meeting, during which it reviewed two background papers specially commissioned for the meeting and which dealt, respectively, with the following two themes. 1. Devices designed for ...
Nicácio Jardel Mendonça - - 2009
Intramedullary schwannomas unrelated with neurofibromatosis are uncommon tumors, but if correctly diagnosed and properly treated they may have a good prognosis.They have a wide range of clinical presentations, commonly presenting as a slowly progressive motor or sensory syndrome. We present a case report of a patient without neurofibromatosis with a ...
Aagaard Lise - - 2009
Despite surveillance efforts, unexpected and serious adverse drug reactions (ADRs) repeatedly occur after marketing. The aim of this article is to analyse ADRs reported by available ADR signal detection approaches and to explore which information about new and unexpected ADRs these approaches have detected. We selected three therapeutic cases for ...
Cuddihy, Linda W
Reports were scanned in black and white at a resolution of 600 dots per inch and were converted to text using Adobe Paper Capture Plug-in.
Pokharel, Sangita
Private landowners refrain to open their land for recreational users in the fear of potential liability. This study covered the extent of liability, actual bodily injuries and property damages sustained by hunters and anglers in Mississippi. In order to aid for comparison, the study was divided in two sections. First ...
Jang Kee-Taek - - 2008
Intraductal papillary neoplasm of bile duct (IPNB) is one of the precursor lesions of cholangiocarcinoma. Although hepatolithiasis has been extensively studied in its association with IPNBs, there had been no comprehensive study of IPNBs with Clonorchis sinensis infection. Twelve IPNBs were selected from 20 surgically resected cholangiocarcinomas, positive for C. ...
Saelens Brian E - - 2008
The past decade has seen a dramatic increase in empirical investigation into the relations between built environment and physical activity. To create places that facilitate and encourage walking, practitioners need an understanding of the specific characteristics of the built environment that correlate most strongly with walking. This article reviews evidence ...
Mirabelli D - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Chrysotile from the mine in Balangero, Italy is considered to be free of tremolite. In a cohort study of miners and millers only two pleural cancers were reported, a finding considered to indicate that chrysotile has a low potency for inducing mesothelioma. However, follow-up ended in 1987 and white-collar ...
De Schaepdrijver Luc - - 2008
With the growing experience in the conduct of juvenile toxicity studies for multiple classes of compound, the 'case-by-case' approach has become under much more pressure. Instead, a general screen or 'standard design' is now commonly expected by regulatory authorities with more routine inclusion of neurological and reproductive assessments. Minor modifications ...
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The Editorial Board of the Journal of Endodontics has developed a literature-based study guide of topical areas related to endodontics. This study guide is intended to give the reader a focused review of the essential endodontic literature and does not cite all possible articles related to each topic. Although citing ...
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The Editorial Board of the Journal of Endodontics has developed a literature-based study guide of topical areas related to endodontics. This study guide is intended to give the reader a focused review of the essential endodontic literature and does not cite all possible articles related to each topic. Although citing ...
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The Editorial Board of the Journal of Endodontics has developed a literature-based study guide of topical areas related to endodontics. This study guide is intended to give the reader a focused review of the essential endodontic literature and does not cite all possible articles related to each topic. Although citing ...
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The Editorial Board of the Journal of Endodontics has developed a literature-based study guide of topical areas related to endodontics. This study guide is intended to give the reader a focused review of the essential endodontic literature and does not cite all possible articles related to each topic. Although citing ...
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The Editorial Board of the Journal of Endodontics has developed a literature-based study guide of topical areas related to endodontics. This study guide is intended to give the reader a focused review of the essential endodontic literature and does not cite all possible articles related to each topic. Although citing ...
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The Editorial Board of the Journal of Endodontics has developed a literature-based study guide of topical areas related to endodontics. This study guide is intended to give the reader a focused review of the essential endodontic literature and does not cite all possible articles related to each topic. Although citing ...
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The Editorial Board of the Journal of Endodontics has developed a literature-based study guide of topical areas related to endodontics. This study guide is intended to give the reader a focused review of the essential endodontic literature and does not cite all possible articles related to each topic. Although citing ...
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The Editorial Board of the Journal of Endodontics has developed a literature-based study guide of topical areas related to endodontics. This study guide is intended to give the reader a focused review of the essential endodontic literature and does not cite all possible articles related to each topic. Although citing ...
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The Editorial Board of the Journal of Endodontics has developed a literature-based study guide of topical areas related to endodontics. This study guide is intended to give the reader a focused review of the essential endodontic literature and does not cite all possible articles related to each topic. Although citing ...
Santelices, Bernabe
The present study reviews most collections of Gelidiales known from Hawaii. Three genera, each one including four species, are recognized among nearly 350 specimens examined. The genus Gelidiefla is represented in Hawaii by G. acerosa (Forsskal) Feldmann et Hamel, G. adnata Dawson, G. machrisiana Dawson, and G. myrioclada B0rgesen. The ...
Ptacek J T - - 2008
We investigated the transituational coherence of coping strategy use by collecting coping data on multiple occasions, and assessing the effects of aggregation over varying numbers of occasions. Study 1 examined the effects of aggregating daily coping reports over three- and six-day periods. Study 2 extended the results of Study 1 ...
Papatheodorou Stefania I - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To examine trends in and determinants of the number of authors in clinical studies. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING: We analyzed determinants of the number of authors in 633 articles of randomized trials and 313 articles of nonrandomized studies included in large meta-analyses (seven and six topics, respectively). Analyses were ...
Büssing Arndt - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Anthroposophic medicine offers a variety of treatments, among others the oil-dispersion bath, developed in the 1930s by Werner Junge. Based on the phenomenon that oil and water do not mix and on recommendations of Rudolf Steiner, Junge developed a vortex mechanism which churns water and essential oils into a ...
Bensemhoun Julia - - 2008
During the course of our continuing studies on marine natural lipid products,two known sphingolipids have been isolated for the first time from a specimen of the marine sponge Oceanapia ramsayi collected at Itampolo on the west coast of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. The structures were elucidated using NMR data ...
Ootaki Yoshio - - 2008
Cannula design and cannulation site can pose major limitations to chronic pump implantations in animal studies. The aim of this study was to evaluate the biocompatibility of various inflow cannula designs for the DexAide right ventricular assist device (RVAD). The DexAide RVAD was implanted for intended durations of 14, 30, ...
Yassin Othman M - - 2008
Segmental odontomaxillary dysplasia is characterized by variability of its clinical and radiological features, and may mimic other fibro-osseous lesions. We describe the case of a segmental odontomaxillary dysplasia in a 12-year-old male comprising of dermal, gingival, bony, and dental abnormalities. He presented with left midfacial diffuse hyperkeratotic erythematous lesion, ipsilateral ...
Checkoway Harvey - - 2007
Various epidemiological study designs are available to investigate illness and injury risks related to workplace exposures. The choice of study design to address a particular research question will be guided by the nature of the health outcome under study, its presumed relation to workplace exposures, and feasibility constraints. This review ...
Hope Lorraine - - 2008
In most adversarial systems, jurors in criminal cases consider the binary verdict alternatives of "Guilty" and "Not guilty." However, in some circumstances and jurisdictions, a third verdict option is available: Not Proven. The Not Proven verdict essentially reflects the view that the defendant is indeed culpable, but that the prosecution ...
Bonnet Sarah - - 2007
We report in vitro culture of zoonotic Babesia sp. EU1 from blood samples of roe deer in France. This study provides evidence of transovarial and transstadial transmission of the parasite within Ixodes ricinus, which suggests that this tick could be a vector and reservoir of EU1.
Raney Laurence H - - 2008
Aspirated or swallowed coins are a common phenomenon resulting in a pediatric patient presenting to the Emergency Department. The location of the coin (trachea vs. esophagus) is commonly determined by the alignment of the coin on radiographic studies. We present a child who had an esophageal coin but radiographic findings ...
Fung Isaac C-H - - 2007
We reviewed evidence of hand-washing compliance in community settings during the 2003 SARS outbreak. Literature was searched through PubMed, Cochrane Library, Wan Fang database and Google. English and Chinese papers were reviewed. Studies containing data on hand-washing, self-reported or directly observed, in community settings were selected. Case-control studies and studies ...
Issakainen Jouni J Herbarium, University of Turku, Turku, Finland. - - 2007
A 5-year retrospective multicenter study was performed for microascaceous moulds (Microascaceae, Ascomycetes) in Finnish clinical specimens. The files from 1993-1997 of six clinical mycology laboratories in Finland were searched for reports of these fungi, mainly Scopulariopsis and Scedosporium anamorphs in keratinous specimens. From the 521 primary findings, 165 cases were ...
Roisman Glenn I - - 2007
Although 10 studies have been published on the empirical overlap of the Adult Attachment Interview (AAI) and measures of self-reported attachment style, results in this literature have been inconsistently interpreted in narrative reviews. This report was designed as a rapprochement of the AAI and attachment style literatures and includes 3 ...
Boehnlein James K - - 2007
This article reviews the neurobiologic rationale for and presents clinical guidance concerning the use of medications that reduce central nervous system noradrenergic activity in the treatment of intrusive symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder. The authors reviewed neurobiological studies, nonclinical studies using animal models, clinical case reports, open-label drug studies, and ...
Dibrell William - - 2007
In this paper we link bioengineering case study methods to the development of policy. The case study approach to ethics is an excellent way to show the complex nature of practical/moral reasoning. This approach can, however, lead to a kind of overwhelming complexity. The individual nature of each case makes ...
Feltgen Nicolas - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Accompanying the patient recruitment within the "Scleral buckling versus primary vitrectomy in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment multicentre trial (SPR)", all patients with primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) had to be documented in a detailed recruitment list. The main goal of this analysis was to estimate the prevalence of "medium-severe" RRD ...
Niemelä Raimo - - 2006
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of building-related symptoms (BRS) is commonly used to characterize the indoor air quality in office buildings. To analyze the costs of building renovation and the improvement of the indoor environment, it is useful to quantitatively relate the prevalence or intensity of BRS to productivity. The intent of ...
Hilal Ahmet - - 2006
There are many views and studies as to the motive, manner, and victim of homicide, which is one of the severest forms of violence. The case presented here is that of a man who was strangled with a nylon ligature by his prison cellmate who later stabbed his victim's eyes ...
Das Srijit - - 2006
CONTEXT: The occipital condyles of the skull articulate with the superior articular facets of the atlas vertebra and form an important junction between the cranium and the vertebral column. The morphological features of occipital condyles are relevant in biomechanical, anatomical and clinical studies. OBJECTIVE: To describe the anatomical profile of ...
Ribeiro Malia A - - 2006
The purpose of this literature review is to survey the scholarly work done in the field of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) as it relates to breast cancer treatment, accenting studies done on diverse ethnicities of Hawai'i. This study reviews articles published in biomedical literature from 1999-2005 that report findings ...
Goh B T - - 2006
The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of otological symptoms in patients with chlamydial conjunctivitis. We report four cases of chlamydial conjunctivitis, in association with otitis media, that were investigated by an otologist.
Nouri Keyvan - - 2006
Many articles have been published on improving the appearance of scars; however, there are no definitive management protocols. Our objective was to review the literature on laser therapy for various types of scars. There are multiple laser modalities that have been studied with certain features that may be indicated for ...
Sjaastad O - - 2006
A search has been made for the neck-tongue syndrome. It started out with a systematic inquiry during the Vågå study of headache epidemiology during the years 1995-97. Two cases were detected relatively early during the study. This led to a scrutiny of such cases also in our hospital headache practice. ...
Morgan Craig - - 2006
In this paper we provide an overview of the design and the initial findings of the AESOP (Aetiology and Ethnicity in Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses) study. The AESOP study is a major multi-centre incidence and case-control study conducted in the UK. Its primary aim is to investigate the high rates ...
Filkins, L. D.
Notes: Report covers the period Sept 1975-June 1976
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