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Tsuchida Kenji - - 2009
Most Japanese facilities use central dialysis fluid delivery systems (CDDS). In addition, since high-performance dialysis membranes are frequently used in Japan, the standard recommends that ultrapure dialysis fluid (UPD) should be used for all dialysis modalities at all dialysis facilities. RO produces and endotoxin retentive filters (ETRFs) occupy the most ...
Nguyen Andrew - - 2009
This paper presents several possible applications of the radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology for personal health examination and monitoring. One application involves using RFID sensors external to the human body, while another one uses both internal and external RFID sensors. Another application involves simultaneous assessment and monitoring of many patients in ...
Hurlburt Russell T - - 2008
Unsymbolized thinking--the experience of an explicit, differentiated thought that does not include the experience of words, images, or any other symbols--is a frequently occurring yet little known phenomenon. Unsymbolized thinking is a distinct phenomenon, not merely, for example, an incompletely formed inner speech or a vague image, and is one ...
Page Christine - - 2008
Christine Page, MD, has been a physician and healer for more than 30 years. She received her medical degree at London University. Her medical specialties include obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, family practice, and homeopathy. She was raised in a family with rich spiritual traditions, and this background, in addition to her ...
de Asúa Miguel - - 2008
This paper focuses on Ramón M. Termeyer SJ (1737-1814?), a naturalist who experimented with the electric eel in the River Plate region during the 1760s. After going through an enumeration of the chroniclers that since the sixteenth century noticed the benumbing discharge of Electrophorus electricus, the article summarizes the work ...
Moores A L - - 2007
A 10-year-old cat was presented with a history of inappetence, pyrexia and weight loss. Clinical investigations showed anaemia, hyperbilirubinaemia, septic peritonitis and a double gall bladder with choleliths in an extrahepatic duct. Initial medical stabilisation was performed. At laparotomy, a duplex gall bladder with two separate cystic ducts was identified. ...
Paul Subroto - - 2007
We describe a 65-year-old man who was treated for an empyema after a right middle and lower lobectomy for adenocarcinoma with a Clagett procedure who subsequently had a bronchopleural fistula develop. After adequate debridement of the cavity through dressing changes, the right bronchus intermedius bronchopleural fistula was closed using a ...
Bettendorff Lucien - - 2007
Several important cofactors are adenine nucleotides with a vitamin as the catalytic moiety. Here, we report the discovery of the first adenine nucleotide containing vitamin B1: adenosine thiamine triphosphate (AThTP, 1), or thiaminylated ATP. We discovered AThTP in Escherichia coli and found that it accumulates specifically in response to carbon ...
O'Connor Akira R - - 2006
We report the case of a 25-year-old healthy, blind male, MT, who experiences normal patterns of déjà vu. The optical pathway delay theory of déjà vu formation assumes that neuronal input from the optical pathways is necessary for the formation of the experience. Surprisingly, although the sensation of déjà vu ...
Ho Yung-Ching - - 2006
Since the launch of National Health Insurance System, the financial source of funding for hospital financing has been reduced. Meanwhile, more and more customers attach importance to the experience of the medical process. Our study adopts "strategic modules of experiential marketing" by Schmitt to be the theoretical basis and proceed ...
Frueh Dominique P - - 2006
We present two time-shared experiments that enable the characterization of all nOes in 1H-13C-ILV methyl-labelled proteins that are otherwise uniformly deuterated and 15N enriched and possibly selectively protonated for distinct residue types. A 3D experiment simultaneously provides the spectra of a 3D NOESY-HN-TROSY and of a 3D NOESY-HC-PEP-HSQC. Thus, nOes ...
Gupta Sanjay - - 2006
Peritonitis is a common emergency encountered by surgeons the world over. This paper aims to provide an overview of the spectrum of peritonitis seen in the East. Studies dealing with the overall spectrum of secondary peritonitis in various countries of this region were identified using Pubmed and Google. These were ...
Schmuckler Mark A - - 2005
Perceiving the tonality of a musical passage is a fundamental aspect of the experience of hearing music. Models for determining tonality have thus occupied a central place in music cognition research. Three experiments investigated 1 well-known model of tonal determination: the Krumhansl-Schmuckler key-finding algorithm. In Experiment 1, listeners' percepts of ...
Sohnrey B - - 2005
A newly developed technique for trans-cervical deep uterine insemination of goats is described. An experiment was conducted to compare this transcervical method with the laparoscopic intrauterine insemination using frozen-thawed semen. Of the 46 primiparous and 21 multiparous estrus-synchronized Boer goat does inseminated transcervically, 71% (22/31) kidded compared with 53% (19/36) ...
Holmstrom T - - 2004
We have compared the p and p angular distributions in 117 x 10(6) Xi- -->Lambdapi- -->ppi-pi- and 41 x 10(6) Xi+ -->Lambda pi+ -->p pi+pi+ decays using a subset of the data from the HyperCP experiment (E871) at Fermilab. We find no evidence of CP violation, with the direct-CP-violating parameter ...
Gagnon Raymonde F - - 2004
Hydrothorax, an uncommon complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD), results from the migration of dialysis fluid under pressure from the peritoneal cavity into the pleural space. The exact site of the transdiaphragmatic fluid leak remains obscure, but the right-sided predominance of the hydrothorax points to the presence of abnormalities in the ...
Haenen G R M M - - 2002
Supplements, frequently containing vitamins, are often taken to try to compensate for an unhealthy life style or in an attempt to maximise health or performance. As illustrated by vitamin E, fundamental issues on both the efficacy and safety of the chronic use of relatively high dosages of vitamins still need ...
Krishnamurthy K - - 2001
An approach to Hadamard phase encoding and editing in an excitation sculpting experiment is presented. When band- and/or frequency-selective experiments are performed at more than one site using excitation sculpting, use of Hadamard excitation sculpting (HEX sculpting) will reduce the total measuring time to achieve a target S/N. The application ...
Olarte J L - - 2001
We present a case of the use of alteplase for the lysis of a large urinary bladder clot. A neonate presented with respiratory failure, secondary to a left diaphragmatic hernia necessitating the need for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support. On day 3 of ECMO support, hematuria was noted, and a ...
Mori K - - 2001
A 49-year-old man presented with neurosis, hyperpigmentation of the skin, and depigmentation of the hair. On examination, hyperpigmentation was observed on the oral mucosa and the skin of the forearms, elbows, palmar creases and periunguinal area, knees, and feet. He had megaloblastic anemia with a low serum level of vitamin ...
Prakash K C - - 1999
Although the general incidence of peritonitis has declined considerably with improvement in connectology, tuberculous peritonitis is still a major problem in patients who are from endemic regions and who belong to high-risk groups. The problem stems mainly from less sensitive diagnostic tools. Confirmation of tuberculous peritonitis is based on mycobacterial ...
Ba Y - - 1998
The optimum 14N pulse lengths in the 13C-14N rotational-echo adiabatic-passage double-resonance (REAPDOR) NMR experiment are determined from calculations and from experiments on samples of glycine and L-alanine. The REAPDOR experiment utilizes the adiabatic passages that 14N spins make between the 14N Zeeman energy levels during the application of a single, ...
Williams J E - - 1998
by L.S. Garcia and D.A. Bruckner, ASM Press, 1997. pound60.00 (xv+937 pages) ISBN 1 55581 1167.
Mitchell S S - - 1996
Two new 5'-deoxypyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidine (7-deazapurine) nucleosides, 5'-deoxytubercidin and 5'-deoxy-3-bromotubercidin, were identified from the ascidian Didemnum voeltzkowi. Two known anomers of 5'-deoxy-3-iodotubercidin were also purified from the extract. Assignments were made on the basis of 1H and 13C chemical shifts as well as HPLC-MS experiments.
Simorre J P - - 1995
A set of triple resonance experiments is presented, providing through-bond H2N/HN to H6 connectivities in uridines and cytidines in 13C-/15N-labeled RNAs. These connectivities provide an important link between the sequential assignment pathways for the exchangeable and nonexchangeable proton resonances in nucleic acids. Both 2D and pseudo-3D HNCCCH experiments were applied ...
Xu X - - 1995
The anterograde amnestic effects of non-competitive NMDA antagonists MK-801 and HA-966 on classic fear conditioning in goldfish (Carassius auratus) were examined in a series of experiments. Experiments 1 and 2 contrasted the anterograde amnestic effects of MK-801, (+)HA-966, and (-)HA-966. Experiment 3 examined the effects of MK-801 and (+)HA-966 on ...
Barr J - - 1994
Adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a critical medical problem in which severe arterial hypoxemia is often poorly responsive to conventional modes of mechanical ventilation. We studied the efficiency of mechanical ventilation of the peritoneal cavity in rabbits with experimental ARDS caused by lung lavage. The study shows that peritoneal ...
Hirono I - - 1993
The process of occurrence of bright blindness, progressive retinal degeneration (PRD), in sheep was observed using two Suffolk ram lambs fed on a diet containing bracken powder. The first sign of the bright blindness was detected 4 months after the start of experiment. Based on these preliminary results, the amount ...
Lycka B A - - 1992
With the recent shift in dermatology toward complete care of the skin both medically and surgically, the dermatologist can now use advanced technological procedures, such as lasers, that offer new and better means to treat dermatological problems.
Vester S R - - 1991
The incidence of bronchopleural fistula after stapling among 2,243 pulmonary resections at the Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center has been reviewed. There were 35 fistulas in 1,773 stapled and in 470 sutured bronchi (segmentectomy, 2; lobectomy, 1; bilobectomy, 9; and pneumonectomy, 23). We have found that the stapler is expedient and ...
Sands M - - 1991
A 72-year-old man who was undergoing chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis developed peritonitis due to Prototheca wickerhamii. Results of in vitro sensitivity testing revealed that the organism was sensitive to amphotericin B (MIC, 0.4 micrograms/mL) but resistant to fluconazole (MIC, greater than 80 micrograms/mL). The patient was successfully treated medically with ...
Cook M - - 1990
Three experiments explored the issue of selective associations in the observational conditioning of fear. Experiment 1 results indicated that observer rhesus monkeys acquired a fear of snakes through watching videotapes of model monkeys behaving fearfully with snakes. In Experiment 2, observers watched edited videotapes that showed models reacting either fearfully ...
Oesterling J E - - 1990
Two patients with ileal conduits underwent planned urinary undiversion; in both patients, the previously constructed ileal conduit was utilized to augment the continent urinary reservoir. Both patients are totally continent with stable upper urinary tracts; neither individual suffers from diarrhea or intestinal absorption abnormalities. This variation in the construction of ...
Farrell Stephen William - - 1989
Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine incidence and reasons for medical referral as a result of screening performed in a worksite health promotion program. Screening consisted of a medical history questionnaire, blood lipid profile, a submaximal treadmill stress test to 85% of age-predicted maximal heart rate, and ...
Scott R - - 1988
The evolution of a collagen/vicryl composite membrane designed as a prosthetic material for use in urinary tract surgery is described. The early experiments in which collagen film alone was used to repair experimental ureterotomies are reviewed together with our first experiments with the collagen/vicryl prosthesis in the repair of partial ...
Villani L - - 1987
Experiments were performed in order to see whether acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter in the telencephalo-habenulo-interpeduncular system of the goldfish. After telencephalic ablation choline acetyltransferase decreased by 53% in the habenular nuclei but was unchanged in the interpeduncular nucleus. After combined telencephalic and habenular lesions, the enzyme level dropped by 95% ...
Brooks D E - - 1985
Uterine rupture was diagnosed in 2 postpartum mares with hemorrhagic vaginal discharge. Both mares had abdominal pain, as evidenced by pawing, kicking at the abdomen, or attempting to roll. Peritoneal fluid analysis was useful in establishing a diagnosis. One mare had many RBC in the peritoneal fluid and was anemic; ...
Holt P E - - 1985
The urethral length, bladder neck position and presence of vestibulovaginal stenosis were recorded in 42 continent bitches and 57 incontinent bitches diagnosed as having sphincter mechanism incompetence. Incontinent animals had significantly shorter urethras and tended to have intrapelvic rather than intraabdominal bladder necks. There was no statistical difference in the ...
Vaccarino F J - - 1985
The present study investigated the role of the superior colliculus (SC) in the expression of opposing locomotor asymmetries elicited from the medial and lateral substantia nigra pars compacta (SNC). In experiment one it was found that amphetamine stimulated ipsiversive circling produced by unilateral SC lesions was additive with the ipsiversive ...
Hutz R J - - 1985
Experiments were designed to assess the use of the vital dyes trypan blue and fluorescein diacetate as indicators of the viability of hamster ova and embryos. Exclusion of trypan blue and fluorescence with fluorescein diacetate showed high correlations with uptake of [3H]uridine by ova and further development of embryos in ...
Brownridge J - - 1984
An experiment to determine the peak of the energy spectrum of the photon beam from a Toshiba LMR-15 medical linear accelerator is described. It is found that the flattening filters removed much of the bremsstrahlung spectrum below approximately 1 MeV, resulting in a photon spectrum which peaks around 1.2 MeV.
Schmale T J - - 1984
A patient with sarcoidosis developed bilateral bronchopleural fistulae and was managed with high-frequency ventilation. A review of this technique along with other mechanical ventilatory measures is presented.
Jensen D D - - 1981
The effect of the new alpha-adrenoreceptor blocking agent prazosin on hypermotility of the urinary bladder was investigated, using controlled cystometry in neurological patients with normal bladder or with uninhibited neurogenic bladder. In short-term administration of prazosin, the bladder capacity was markedly increased and the uninhibited detrusor contraction was diminished. Long-term ...
Fitzgerald D - - 1980
The major medical library services and resources of most use to family physicians are outlined. Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is the key to successful use of Index Medicus, Medline and the card catalogue. The new Family Medicine Literature Index (FAMLI) provides access to family medicine journals not indexed by Index ...
Shuangshoti S - - 1980
A 20-year-old man had a left parapharyngeal neoplasm that displayed features of sarcoma of the nerve sheath, meningioma with an osseous component, rhabdomyosarcoma, and ganglioneuroma. The diverse cellular population suggests a tumor origin from the ectomesenchymal remnants of the neural crest. The mesenchymal part of the crest would differentiate into ...
Brenner R J - - 1978
A 54 year old man was found to have a simple ureterocele with a dilated ureter. Ultrasonography demonstrated the ureterocele as an echo-free structure at the base of the bladder without involvement of the bladder wall. The course of the dilated ureter and its entrance into the bladder were clearly ...
Pearn J - - 1978
The first medical research formally undertaken on Australian soil was a series of experiments to test different factors which might modify muscular power. The experiments were conducted by François Péron, a Parisian doctor and naturalist, who travelled with Baudin's French scientific expedition to Nouvelle Hollande and Terre de Diemen. Péron ...
Scardino P T - - 1975
The courses of 11 patients with sigmoid conduit urinary diversion following total pelvic exenteration were reviewed in detail and the results presented. The sigmoid conduit appears to be a safe alternative to the ileal conduit for urinary diversion, and offers in addition the possible advantage of an effective antirefluxing ureterocolic ...
Verwilghen R L - - 1975
Cytoplasmic and intranuclear annulate lamellae in the erythroblasts from patients with dyserythropoietic anaemia (megaloblastic anaemia, dysplastic anaemia and erythroleukaemia) are described. Annulate lamellae have mainly been observed in oocytes, in embryonic tissues and in malignant cells. Their occurrence in dyserythropoietic anaemia may be related to the reappearance of fetal characteristics ...
Nadim A - - 1974
Severe outbreaks of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Kabul led to complaints from the public. It was felt that a study of the epidemiology of the disease in this city would help not only in organizing better control measures in Kabul, but also in dealing with similar conditions that might arise elsewhere ...
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