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Aminde Leopold N - - 2014
Oesophageal atresia is a congenital anomaly in which there is interruption of the oesophageal lumen resulting in an upper and lower segment. We present the case of a rare sub-type of Oesophageal atresia with proximal trachea-oesophageal fistula associated with Meconium Aspiration Syndrome. This is the first case reported in literature ...
Rebahi H H Mohammed VI Teaching Hospital, Cadi Ayyad University, Medical School of Marrakech, Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine, Mother and Child Hospital, Marrakach, Morocco. Electronic address: - - 2014
Bacterial complications, particularly skin superinfections, are common during chickenpox. However, reports of acute bacterial meningitis associated with chickenpox are unusual and amount to only a very few observations. For the most part, they are caused by Neisseria meningitidis or Streptococcus pyogenes. We report an infrequent occurrence of pneumococcal meningitis 2 days after the ...
Takahashi Toshiaki T Department of Pediatric General and Urogenital Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, - - 2014
We report a case of mesenteric inflammatory pseudo-tumour of the small intestine in a 4-year-old boy admitted with intestinal obstruction diagnosed from histopathology of 8 cm × 7 cm × 5 cm mass resected at laparotomy. We reviewed the literature and recommended complete resection with thorough histopathologic evaluation and long-term ...
Park Kun-Bo KB Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital, Busan, - - 2014
Congenital accessory limbs are very rare anomalies with many causative factors. We describe the case of a 1-day-old female neonate-born to a healthy, 27-year-old mother-who presented with an accessory limb (foot) attached to the buttock and an imperforate anus. We also provide a review of the relevant literature.
Saleem Abdulaziz M AM *Department of General Surgery, McGill University Health Centre †Department of Diagnostic Radiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital ‡Department of Gastroenterology, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, - - 2014
Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is an entirely endoscopic approach for the treatment of achalasia. This new procedure has been shown to be safe, effective, and associated with only minor complications in the postoperative period. This case report describes the development of atrial fibrillation after POEM secondary to direct compression from ...
Davies Brett W BW *Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery, University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, Colorado, U.S.A.; and †Fante Eye and Face Center, Denver, Colorado, - - 2014
A 70-year-old Korean female with a history of Klebsiella pneumonia liver abscess was presented to the authors' service with signs of endophthalmitis and orbital cellulitis. Vitreous biopsy confirmed K. pneumonia as the causative organism. With prolonged intravenous antibiotics and steroids, orbital symptoms resolved, but visual acuity remained at light perception. ...
Gujral Harneet H From the *Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, †Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and ‡Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, - - 2014
Nephrogenic adenoma (NA) is a rare finding that represents metaplasia of the urothelium. We present a case of a 46-year-old woman who presented with a symptomatic anterior vaginal wall cyst that was found to be an NA within a urethral diverticulum. Although this remains an infrequently reported entity in the ...
Jalilvand Anahita A *Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL †Department of Surgery, Boston VA Healthcare System, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, West Roxbury, - - 2014
Late complications after a laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair are extremely rare and have only recently entered into the literature. One such late complication is mesh infection, of which there have been a handful of cases reported in the literature. Mesh infections occurring many years after inguinal hernia repairs are not ...
Baba Hiroyuki H 1 Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Saitama, - - 2014
Abstract We herein present a case of a 59-year-old man who had undergone pylorus preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy with regional lymph node dissection prior to episodes of melena. Series of conventional endoscopic investigations failed to identify the bleeding source. Enhanced computed tomography scan revealed complete obstruction of the main portal vein with ...
Kessell Ae A School of Animal and Veterinary Science, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, - - 2014
The clinical and laboratory findings in an orphaned juvenile female platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) that presented with a severe anaemia and tick infestation are reported. The animal developed a terminal septicaemia and died. Antemortem clinical pathology, postmortem histopathology and 18S rDNA sequencing supported a diagnosis of extravascular haemolytic anaemia secondary to ...
Yuan S-M SM 1st Hospital of Putian, Teaching Hospital, Fujian Medical University, Putian, Fujian Province, People's Republic of China. - - 2014
Glandular cardiac myxoma is rare, representing only 5% of cardiac myxomas. A 51-year-old female developed embolic events caused by left atrial myxoma. She underwent myxoma resection and had an uneventful postoperative course. Histology of the resected myxoma revealed a glandular cardiac myxoma. In this article, the peculiar case was presented ...
Rojas-Marte Geurys G Department of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, - - 2014
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) is a transient condition that affects the myocardium and is seen mostly in post-menopausal women secondary to an emotional or physical stressor; however, certain drugs have been described as cause of this syndrome. We report the case of a young female with medication-induced TTC, who presented with ...
Zacharia George Sarin GS Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Calicut Medical College, - - 2014
Acute esophageal necrosis or black esophagus is an uncommon clinical entity, diagnosed at the upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with the presence of strikingly black necrotic esophagus. Very often no definite etiology will be identified even though a large list of potential associations has been postulated. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding is the most ...
Rubinkiewicz Mateusz - - 2014
Abstract Mechanical obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract is one of the most common causes of the emergency surgical intervention. A rare cause of such condition might be the effect of the external pressure on the intestine exerted by i. e. tumor, lymph node package, aneurysm of the abdominal aorta. An ...
Otta Renan Javier RJ Department of Urology, Hospital Universitario La Princesa, Madrid, - - 2014
Solitary fibrous tumour of the bladder is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm with a favourable prognosis. Its symptoms are usually secondary to obstructive symptoms rather than hematuria or other findings typical of other bladder neoplasms. We describe a case of solitary fibrous tumour of the bladder and review the literature.
Bakhshi Girish D GD Department of General Surgery, Grant Government Medical College & Sir J J group of Hospitals , Byculla, Mumbai, - - 2014
Sternal tuberculosis secondary to tuberculous mastitis is uncommon. The invasion of the sternum following a primary focus in the breast has not been reported. This may be due to the resistance offered by pectoral fascia and periosteum to the spread of infection into the bone. We present a case of ...
Sandvall Brinkley K BK Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, - - 2014
Driving with upper extremity immobilization can be potentially dangerous. The aim of this article is to review current medical literature, state laws, and guidelines on driving with upper extremity immobilization and appraise the available evidence. A literature search was conducted to identify citations related to driving with upper extremity immobilization ...
Bonicoli Enrico E Inter-institutional Integrated Department, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, - - 2014
Osteoid osteoma is a benign tumor especially affecting young males generally treated with radiofrequency ablation. This is a non-invasive and safe procedure, major complications are very rare, most of them consisting in local skin burns. The present case shows a late subtrochanteric fracture in a young boy after CT guided ...
Hallur Neelakamal H NH Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Al Badar Rural Dental College and Hospital, Gulbarga, Karnataka, - - 2014
Angiofibromas are rare, benign, locally invasive vascular tumors, which represent 0.05-0.5% of all head and neck tumors. Most frequent site of occurrence is the posterior nasopharynx, called as nasopharyngeal angiofibromas (NA), when these arise outside the nasopharyngeal region they are termed as extranasopharyngeal angiofibromas (ENA). Only 65 cases of ENA ...
Righi Stefano S Division of Otolaryngology, Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry, Aosta Hospital, Aosta, - - 2014
The aim of this article was to review the literature regarding diplopia and driving license and to review the West European legislations about this topic, in order to obtain appropriate indications for hospitals specialists and patients. A systematic review of articles published about diplopia and driving was performed. In addition ...
Aquila Isabella I Chair of Legal Medicine, University "Magna Graecia" of Catanzaro, Viale Europa, Loc. Germaneto, 88100, Catanzaro, - - 2014
Management of a crime is the process of ensuring accurate and effective collection and preservation of physical evidence. Forensic botany can provide significant supporting evidences during criminal investigations. The aim of this study is to demonstrate the importance of forensic botany in the crime scene. We reported a case of ...
Garrity George M GM Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building, 567 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI 48824, - - 2014
A recent review of the nomenclatural history of Rhodococcus equi and its heterotypic synonyms reveals a situation in which the strict application of the Rules of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes have resulted in the renaming of this known zoonotic pathogen, which may be reasonably viewed as a ...
Nanno Mitsuhiko M Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nippon Medical School Musashi Kosugi - - 2014
We report an unusual case of a rupture of the flexor pollicis longus tendon after two intrasheath triamcinolone injections for left trigger thumb in a 56-year-old woman. Tendon grafting from proximal to the wrist to the fingertip was carried out using the palmaris longus tendon. The clinical result was evaluated ...
Spyropoulos Charalampos C 3rd Department of Surgery, IASO General Hospital, Athens, - - 2014
Background Mucocele of the appendix is an uncommon cystic lesion characterized by distension of the appendiceal lumen with mucus. Most commonly, it is the result of epithelial proliferation, but it can also be caused by inflammation or obstruction of the appendix. When an underlying mucinous cystadenocarcinoma exists, spontaneous or iatrogenic ...
Mesiwala Nisreen K NK Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA 15213, - - 2014
A case of infectious crystalline keratopathy that affects mainly the posterior stroma is presented. Crystalline infiltrates presented after multiple epithelial defects and chronic topical steroid use following a penetrating keratoplasty in this patient. His epithelial defects persisted and given the deep location of the crystalline infiltrates, a penetrating keratoplasty was ...
Walker Brett B 0000-0002-0730-9903 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Michigan State University, McLaren Oakland, Pontiac, MI 48342, - - 2014
Traumatic tears of the meniscus are well reported in the literature. Rarely, bilateral meniscal tears occur. A PubMed search found that only three cases of bilateral medial meniscus bucket handle type tears have been reported. Treatment options range from partial meniscectomy to repair of the meniscal tear. Repair is reported ...
Larréché Sébastien - - 2013
Snakebites are an infrequent but real risk for travelers. We report a case of envenomation by Bothrops atrox in a traveler to Manaus, Brazil. Rapid administration of specific antivenom prevented the expected systemic disorders. This case gives opportunity to review prevention and first aid measures of snakebites in travelers.
Buchanan Laura - - 2013
Texting has become popular, particularly among young adults. Texting while driving has been identified as a factor in accidents. Literature is lacking about the overall attitudes and utilization of texting. Understand attitudes and behaviors surrounding texting. A survey to evaluate attitudes and behaviors concerning texting was developed in conjunction with ...
Quanbeck Andrew R AR University of Wisconsin-Madison, 53706, USA. - - 2012
The Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx) promotes treatment access and retention through a customer-focused quality improvement model. This paper explores the issue of the "business case" for quality improvement in addiction treatment from the provider's perspective. The business case model developed in this paper is based on ...
Banks T - - 2011
Granulomatous cheilitis (GC) is a poorly understood disease process belonging to the larger group of orofacial granulomatosis. The treatment of GC has proven exceedingly difficult. While a variety of treatments have been applied to GC, there has been no uniform or predictably successful model demonstrated in the literature. The poorly ...
Monini Andrea da Costa Ada - - 2011
Paresthesia of the lower lip is uncommon during orthodontic treatment. In the present case, paresthesia occurred during orthodontic leveling of an extruded mandibular left second molar. It was decided to remove this tooth from the appliance and allow it to relapse. A reanatomization was then performed by grinding. The causes ...
Topkara A A - - 2011
External apical root resorption is a common consequence of orthodontic treatment. A number of treatment-related factors have been implicated in the pathogenesis of root resorption in orthodontic patients; however recent evidence suggests that genetic factors also play a major role in the development of this condition. Herein, we review prevalence, ...
Hagopian Louis P - - 2011
The purpose of the current study was to critically examine the existing literature on the treatment of pica displayed by individuals with intellectual disabilities. Criteria for empirically supported treatments as described by Divisions 12 and 16 of APA, and adapted for studies employing single-case designs were used to review this ...
Lovejoy Travis I - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The importance of peer review in the furthering of science cannot be overstated. However, most doctoral students and early career professionals receive little formal or informal training in conducting peer reviews. PURPOSE: In recognition of this deficit in peer reviewer training, the present article was developed to provide an ...
Zirbel K - - 2011
One source of anthropogenic noise in the oceans which has attracted much concern is naval sonar. As a result of possible impacts of such sonar, several environmental NGOs have pursued legal cases in the United States criticizing environmental assessments conducted prior to exercises and proposed mitigation measures. Cases have been ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2011
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Hall Ryan C W - - 2011
On November 2, 2010, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of Schwarzenegger v Entertainment Merchants Association, with a ruling expected in 2011. This case addressed whether states have the right to restrict freedom of speech by limiting the sale of violent video games to minors. To date, ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2011
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
- - 2011
The UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative has conducted a review of its Maternity Standards in order to ensure that practice is in line with the latest evidence and global standards, and also that it works alongside the previously recently reviewed Community Standards. The new Maternity Standards were launched at the ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2011
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Parker George F - - 2011
The landmark case of Jackson v. Indiana is well known to forensic psychiatrists, but little is known of the personal and legal background of this case. Mr. Jackson's state hospital records were reviewed, as were available transcripts and decisions of the Indiana court proceedings, before and after the U.S. Supreme ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2011
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2010
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
Brownlow Charles B - - 2010
Now is a good time for optometrists to review their contracts with insurance plans. Anytime is a good time for optometrists to become more business-like about the process.
Cockburn Tina - - 2010
A degree of judicial caution in accepting the assertion of a plaintiff as to what he or she would have done, if fully informed of risks, is clearly evident upon a review of decisions applying the common law. Civil liability legislation in some jurisdictions now precludes assertion evidence by a ...
Abeles Norman - - 2010
This article deals with a case that recently came before the U.S. Supreme Court. The issues involved whether attorneys provided effective assistance to a person convicted of murder when no mitigating evidence was presented (either strategically or by neglect) to the jury concerning the intellectual disabilities of their client during ...
Somford Matthijs P - - 2010
A case is presented of isolated scaphoid dislocation with carpal dissociation in the presence of a lunato-triquetral coalition. We present the treatment and follow-up of this case. In addition, the literature on scaphoid dislocation and its treatment is reviewed. We emphasize the need to reconstruct the carpal alignment and scapho-lunate ...
Kreisman Brian M - - 2010
BACKGROUND: In 1975, Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (Public Law 94-142), and it has been revised and modified several times. At the time of this writing, this law was most recently amended by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (Pub. L. No. 108-446, 118 Stat. ...
Coward Rob - - 2010
This paper aims to survey the literature relating to educational governance's application to healthcare. Its purpose is to establish the extent to which this type of governance is recognised by healthcare staff, and to develop an understanding of how it is defined and used. The starting point for the literature ...
Oser Andreas - - 2010
Tinnitus is one of the 20 most common reasons why patients aged 45-64 years consult a general practitioner in Germany. In the literature a correlation is claimed between disease patterns of the cervical spinal column and nuclei of cerebral nerves. In the case report presented here, a 30-year-old female patient ...
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