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Goiato Marcelo Coelho - - 2011
Gerodontology 2010; 00; doi: 10.1111/j.1741-2358.2010.00368.x Insertion and follow-up of complete dentures: a literature review Objective:  The aim of this study was to present the importance of clinical procedures related to insertion and follow-up of complete dentures in elderly patients. Materials and Methods:  The success of rehabilitation with complete dentures results ...
Allison Ron R - - 2010
A myriad of naturally occurring and synthetic structures are capable of transferring the energy of light. Few, however, allow for this energy transfer to enable a type II photochemical reaction which, as currently practiced, is a fundamental component of photodynamic therapy. Even fewer of these agents, aptly termed photosensitizers, have ...
Higgins Heather J - - 2010
Late-onset focal dermal elastosis is a condition characterized by a localized increase in healthy-appearing elastic tissue in the mid and deep reticular dermis. The condition may clinically mimic pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) and linear focal elastosis. We report a case of an 87-year-old woman who presented with a markedly thickened, yellow, ...
Rong Star L - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To provide an overview of heterogeneously glycopeptide intermediate Staphylococcus aureus, its epidemiology, methods of diagnosis, and clinical relevance. DATA SOURCES: Literature was retrieved in December 2009 through Academic Search Premier, Alt-Health Watch, MEDLINE, OVID, and PubMed, using the search terms heterogeneous glycopeptide-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus, hGISA, hVISA, vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus, ...
Parirokh Masoud - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) has been recommended for various uses in endodontics. Two previous publications provided a comprehensive list of articles from November 1993-September 2009 regarding the chemical and physical properties, sealing ability, antibacterial activity, leakage, and biocompatibility of MTA. The purpose of Part III of this literature review ...
Robinson Matthew K - - 2010
IMPORTANCE OF THE FIELD: New agents that specifically engage the immune system are being tested in a variety of malignancies. This review provides an overview of naptumomab, an immunotoxin, with encouraging clinical activity in Phase I trials. AREAS COVERED IN THIS REVIEW: This review examines the preclinical and the published ...
Martorell-Calatayud Antonio - - 2010
Bilateral periorbital edema and swelling are frequent in clinical practice and are commonly attributed to orbital contact dermatitis due to different drugs and cosmetic products. However, when there is a background of a solid cancer, the possibility of eyelid metastasis should be also considered. Metastases to the eyelids are rare, ...
Chedraoui Adele - - 2010
Acral pseudolymphomatous angiokeratoma of children (APACHE) is clinically characterized by angiomatous papules that preferentially affect acral areas of children. It is currently believed to be a variant of pseudolymphoma rather than angiokeratoma. Histopathologically, a mixed inflammatory cell infiltrate comprising B- and T-lymphocytes and a proliferation of thick-walled blood vessels are ...
Dickinson Robert - - 2010
In the past decade there has been a resurgence of interest in the clinical use of inert gases. In the present paper we review the use of inert gases as anesthetics and neuroprotectants, with particular attention to the clinical use of xenon. We discuss recent advances in understanding the molecular ...
Gupta B - - 2010
The present case report refers to a patient who reported to the department with the complaint of teeth grinding (Bruxism). A brief review of the literature is reported concerning the aetiology, clinical diagnosis and the therapeutic approach of the disease.
Bacciagaluppi Marco - - 2010
This article is based on Bowlby's attachment theory. Following Bowlby, therapy is viewed as a secure base from which to explore. The final achievement of independence can be encouraged by self-analysis. A review of the literature on self-analysis is focused on Freud, Horney, and Fromm. Self-analysis can be the primary ...
Berlucchi Giovanni - - 2010
This chapter reviews a number of historical contributions of neurophysiology to clinical neurology in the hundred years that have elapsed since the publication of Sherrington's The Integrative Action of the Nervous System, a book generally considered the neurophysiologist's bible. In the past, many normal nervous functions have been inferred from ...
Beumer Jesse D - - 2010
Intramural oesophageal dissection is an uncommon but important clinical condition. It often occurs in patients who are anticoagulated, and the clinical presentation may include chest pain, dysphagia and haematemesis. The aim of this review was to determine an appropriate treatment algorithm for patients with suspected intramural oesophageal dissection. We conducted ...
Morton Randall P - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To review our clinical experience with plunging ranula and examine the evidence in support of our impression that plunging ranula has a genetic basis. STUDY DESIGN: Case series with chart review. SETTING: Secondary otolaryngology service. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Review of the medical records of a clinical series of 80 ...
Smith Matthew - - 2010
Chronic plasmacytic endometritis (CPE) is an infectious or reactive process with multiple etiologies. The lesion is reportedly often associated with pelvic inflammatory disease and intermenstrual bleeding. However, the clinical significance of the diagnosis when found incidentally and whether particular pathologic findings are associated with clinically important CPE have not been ...
Divakaran Anjith - - 2010
There is resurgence of first generation antipsychotics use due to the metabolic side effects associated with the use of second generation antipsychotics. Lenticular and corneal abnormalities were reported earlier with Chlorpromazine. However, there has not been much interest in the recent past. Nonetheless it is important for clinicians to be ...
Bornmann Lutz - - 2010
This paper presents the first meta-analysis for the inter-rater reliability (IRR) of journal peer reviews. IRR is defined as the extent to which two or more independent reviews of the same scientific document agree. Altogether, 70 reliability coefficients (Cohen's Kappa, intra-class correlation [ICC], and Pearson product-moment correlation [r]) from 48 ...
Lampen F - - 2009
A 10-year-old tame zebra gelding was presented after suffering from lethargy, nervousness, reported anaemia and icterus as well as a decreased appetite. These symptoms were seen over some months, with changing severity. The animal was immobilised, treated, and blood specimens were submitted for haematology and biochemistry. This report describes molecular ...
Tiger Jeffrey B - - 2009
BACKGROUND: There is scant literature that documents pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE)-like histologic changes in the setting of inflammatory skin diseases. This article documents granulomatous dermatitis with PXE-like changes in a patient with cystic fibrosis. This is the first report of its kind, to our knowledge. OBSERVATIONS: A 33-year-old woman with cystic ...
May Lauren R - - 2009
Medical records of 10 cats diagnosed with phimosis were reviewed. The most common clinical signs exhibited were stranguria and pollakiuria, which occurred in eight out of 10 cats. The diagnosis of phimosis was made from physical examination alone in all cats. Eight of the 10 cats had surgical widening of ...
Elbers A R W - - 2010
The aim of this study was to identify limitations and incentives in reporting clinically suspect situations, possibly caused by classical swine fever (CSF), to veterinary authorities with the ultimate aim to facilitate early detection of CSF outbreaks. Focus group sessions were held with policy makers from the veterinary authorities, and ...
Gong Leyi - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Since the mid-1990s, there has been significant effort invested in the discovery and clinical development of CC chemokine receptor-3 (CCR3) antagonists as potential therapeutics for airway disease. OBJECTIVES/METHODS: A patent literature review is presented of small molecule CCR3 antagonists comprising the years 2004 to the present. The patent searches ...
Jerajani H R - - 2009
Hematohidrosis is a very rare condition of sweating blood. A case of hematohidrosis is reported. There are only few reports in the literature.
Krishnamoorthy Sriram - - 2009
The aim of this review was to review the available evidence in literature for the clinical effectiveness of Bethanechol Chloride in patients with detrusor underactivity. We searched all relevant data from Medline and peer-reviewed journals available online on the use of bethanechol in patients with detrusor underactivity. Most reports that ...
Miller Daniel D - - 2009
We report a case of disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP) with neutrophilic pustules within cornoid lamellae on histopathologic examination, corresponding to pustules along the elevated rim clinically as well. A review of the literature identified only one other case in which pustules have been associated with porokeratosis. Our case represents ...
Boerma E Christiaan - - 2009
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The present review discusses the evolution of the microcirculation from a theoretical idea to a clinical concept, as a result of the introduction of direct in-vivo observation techniques. RECENT FINDINGS: Technical proceedings in the acquisition and assessment of microcirculatory imaging are described, as well as the first ...
Evans Marion Willard MW - - 2009
By nature, chiropractic is a hands-on profession using manipulation applied to the joints with direct skin-to-skin contacts. Chiropractic tables are designed with a face piece to accommodate the prone patient's head in a neutral position and hand rests to allow for relaxed shoulders and upper spine so treatment is facilitated. ...
Philip R - - 2009
A retrospective review of 100 walk-in patients at a specialized neurotology clinic in dizziness at a tertiary referral centre is presented. The most common cause of dizziness was BPPV, forming 31% of the cases. Other causes in order of frequency include recurrent vestibulopathy, idiopathic causes, Meniere's disease and central causes.
Goutos Ioannis - - 2010
Onychomatricoma represents a rare fibro-epithelial nail bed tumour. Numerous clinical variants of the condition have been described, and explicit diagnostic criteria have been recently developed. In this article, we outline the clinical and histopathological features of a case of onychomatricoma and review the literature with regards to the clinical presentation, ...
Mazza Joseph J - - 2009
This manuscript represents a brief review of the current oral anticoagulants that have come on the scene over the past decade and that are now in various stages of development through the process of phase II and III clinical trials. A brief review of the oral thrombin and direct factor ...
Pantoja J C F - - 2009
The objective of this study was to determine the risk of clinical mastitis in the first 120 d in lactation based on previous somatic cell count (SCC) history in a herd with a very low prevalence of contagious pathogens. A total of 218 cows from a university herd were enrolled ...
Malandrini Alex - - 2009
The clinical and ultrasound biomicroscopic features of two cases of iris melanocytoma are evaluated. On ultrasound biomicroscopy examination, iris melanocytoma appears as a highly reflective nodular mass with a smooth or irregular surface and sharp and well-defined edges. Ultrasound biomicroscopy also allows clear visualization and measurement of the tumors. These ...
Hursitoglu Mehmet - - 2009
Here, we report a case of a 17-year old female with Wilson's disease presenting with progressive Coombs' negative hemolytic anemia and hepatic cirrhosis who was treated with one session of therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) and clinically improved. In clinical situations where multiple sessions of TPE may not be possible, the ...
O'Brien Barry - - 2009
This review examines cardiovascular stent materials from the perspective of a range of clinical drivers and the materials that have been developed in response to these drivers. The review is generally chronological and outlines how stent materials have evolved from initial basic stainless steel devices all the way through to ...
Al Kaissi Ali - - 2009
We report two siblings aged 11 and 7 years, respectively, who presented with the clinical and radiographic features of opsismodysplasia (non-lethal type). 3D computed tomography scans of the craniocervical region revealed a split atlas and os odontoideum in both siblings. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first ...
Hayes Brett K - - 2008
Expert clinical psychologists, clinical psychology graduates, and nonclinical graduate students were presented with clinical and nonclinical cases in which the diagnosis or category membership of a character was uncertain; they then made feature predictions about the character. For each case, there was a diagnosis or category that was highly probable ...
Falagas Matthew E - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Infections due to multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria (including Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Klebsiella pneumoniae) are being reported with increasing frequency from various parts of the world. OBJECTIVE: To share personal perspectives on the clinical use of colistin based on the available evidence reported in the literature as well as ...
Savova Guergana K - - 2008
The aim of this study is to explore the word sense disambiguation (WSD) problem across two biomedical domains-biomedical literature and clinical notes. A supervised machine learning technique was used for the WSD task. One of the challenges addressed is the creation of a suitable clinical corpus with manual sense annotations. ...
Bushe Chris - - 2008
Recent evidence linking hyperprolactinaemia to longer-term clinical sequelae, including osteoporosis, hip fractures and possibly breast cancer, is increasing clinical awareness of the relevance of hyperprolactinaemia. A review of the literature finds clinical trials reporting some degree of comparative prolactin data among antipsychotics. Many of the randomised clinical trials (RCTs) do ...
Silverman Mark E - - 2008
An unusual electrocardiogram was sent to Dr. J. Willis Hurst, who had no knowledge of the clinical details. Afterward, the clinical and laboratory findings were presented for his further comments. In conclusion, the case illustrates how much information can be gathered from just a 12-lead electrocardiogram when analyzed by an ...
Philibert David - - 2008
IgA nephropathy is the most common biopsy-proven pattern of glomerulonephritis in the world. Many factors, both clinical and histologic, have been suggested to impact on prognosis. We review the wide variations in how patients with immunoglobulin A nephropathy can present and the important differences derived from the clinical pathologic setting ...
Turnwald Grant - - 2008
This report describes proposed new models for assessment of eight of the nine clinical competencies the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education requires for accreditation. The models were developed by discussion groups at the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges' Clinical Competency Symposium. Clinical competencies and proposed models (in ...
Flowers Kenneth R - - 2007
A briefcase report is presented that demonstrates the advantage of the therapist's viewing of a series of wrist x-rays in guiding the clinical management of a patient with an ulnar plus configuration. The positive findings revealed on these images facilitated an improved outcome. This case is offered to encourage therapists ...
Woods Nicole N - - 2007
Although biomedical knowledge is believed to be of little value in diagnosis of routine clinical cases, studies of clinical reasoning have found that physicians revert to use of basic biomedical knowledge when faced with challenging clinical problems. The current paper presents two experiments that empirically examine the role of biomedical ...
Wolitzky David L - - 2007
This article examines the role of clinical inference in the construction of psychoanalytic case formulations. The principles of analogy, especially in the context of contiguity, the repetition and convergence of themes, the theoretical predilections of the observer, and the assumptions one makes about the operation of the mind are among ...
Miller R I - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the clinical signs, results of clinical pathology and serology tests, and treatment outcome of clinical leptospirosis in 40 dogs from North Queensland. DESIGN: Retrospective study from January 1995 to August 1999. PROCEDURE: Case records were reviewed for age, breed, sex, month of submission, geographical location and presenting ...
Incecik Faruk - - 2006
Rhabdomyolysis is a clinical picture which is rarely seen in children. In this case report here it is presented a patient who has biochemical and clinical signs of rhabdomyolysis and admitted to our clinic with hypernatremia. The authors think that it is necessary to be alert for rhabdomyolysis in severe ...
Gubb, K; ;
This paper aims to review the phenomenology of vampirism and the various forms of its expression including its presentation in the psychopathology of psychotic disorders. We will explore in detail the case of an African vampire in a psychiatric clinical setting. Vampirism does not have roots in traditional African culture ...
ul Bari Arfan - - 2006
BACKGROUND: In an endemic area, cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is largely diagnosed by its clinical appearance. Diagnostic challenge arises when the lesions appear in nonendemic area, when clinical picture is distorted, or any atypical variant is seen even in endemic regious. In developing countries like ours, the laboratory aid is not ...
Parnes Bennett - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) results are generally reviewed several days after office visits. The clinical decisions on elevated HbA1cs may be complex and are rarely urgent. Providers may elect to defer the decision or its implementation to a future clinical encounter. OBJECTIVE: To determine the occurrence rate, predictors, and eventual ...
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