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Svanström Henrik H Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, - - 2014
A recent pooled analysis of randomised trials found an increased risk of myocardial infarction with use of the antiosteoporotic drug strontium ranelate. We conducted a nationwide cohort study in Denmark, 2005-2011, to investigate the risk of acute coronary syndrome among postmenopausal women treated with strontium ranelate. The study involved two ...
Swierczewska Monika M Department of Histology and Embryology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, - - 2014
Nephrotic syndrome (NS) is the most common reason of proteinuria in children and can be caused by the pathology of renal glomeruli. Steroid therapy is typically used in this disorder. It has been shown that MIF is a cytokine which counteracts the immunosuppressive properties of glucocorticoids. The aim of this ...
Win Aung Ko AK Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, , Parkville, Victoria, - - 2014
To estimate risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) for first-degree relatives of CRC cases based on CRC molecular subtypes and tumour pathology features. We studied a cohort of 33 496 first-degree relatives of 4853 incident invasive CRC cases (probands) who were recruited to the Colon Cancer Family Registry through population cancer ...
Slaghekke Femke F Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, - - 2014
Monochorionic twin pregnancies complicated by twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome are typically treated with fetoscopic laser coagulation. Postoperative complications can occur due to residual vascular anastomoses on the placenta. We aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of a novel surgery technique that uses laser coagulation of the entire vascular equator (Solomon ...
Valley Morgan Anne - - 2014
In a previous small retrospective study, the authors reported that hepatopulmonary syndrome was less common among liver transplant candidates at high-altitude centres compared with low-altitude centres. To further explore the relationship between hepatopulmonary syndrome and altitude of residence in a larger patient cohort. A cohort of 65,264 liver transplant candidates ...
Zaribaf F F Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, - - 2014
Background/objectives:Although fish consumption has inversely been associated with several metabolic abnormalities, limited and inconsistent data have reported the relationship between fish consumption and metabolic syndrome. The aim of this study was to identify the association between fish consumption and metabolic syndrome and its components.Subjects/methods:In a cross-sectional study conducted on 420 ...
Freilinger Michael M Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, - - 2014
This study determined the prevalence of cholelithiasis and/or cholecystectomy in Rett syndrome, described gallbladder function in a clinical cohort, and identified recommendations for assessment and management of gallbladder disease. The incidence of cholelithiasis/cholecystectomy was estimated from data describing 270 and 681 individuals with a pathogenic MECP2 mutation in the Australian ...
Cui Rong-Tai RT Department of Neurology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, 100853, - - 2014
Information regarding the characteristics of pleural effusions in patients with POEMS syndrome is limited. The aim of this study was to describe the incidence and risk factors of pleural effusions in patients with POEMS syndrome and characterize the pleural fluid biochemistry in those patients. A retrospective review of 96 patients ...
Jung Jin-Man JM Departments of Neurology, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Korea University College of - - 2014
Aims: To investigate whether metabolic syndrome(MetS) can predict the new onset of carotid plaque or the progression of carotid intima-media thickness(C-IMT) and identify other associated factors in an elderly population without evidence of early carotid atherosclerosis. Methods: B-mode carotid ultrasonography was used to assess the presence of carotid plaque and ...
Mitri J J Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, - - 2014
Background/Objectives:Low blood levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) have been associated with cardiometabolic disease but results are inconsistent. The objective of the study was to investigate the association of 25OHD with metabolic syndrome in a population at increased risk for diabetes.Subjects/Methods:Using baseline data from the placebo and lifestyle intervention arms of ...
Anholt R M RM Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1. Electronic address: - - 2014
Large amounts of animal health care data are present in veterinary electronic medical records (EMR) and they present an opportunity for companion animal disease surveillance. Veterinary patient records are largely in free-text without clinical coding or fixed vocabulary. Text-mining, a computer and information technology application, is needed to identify cases ...
Lyu Jingtong J a Orthopaedic Department, West China Hospital , Sichuan University , Chengdu , - - 2014
Abstract With the evergrowing number of people who work in visual display terminal, the work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the upper body are believed to be an important problem all over the world. The forearm support,which can keep the forearm and wrist in biomechanical posture, is a possible protective factor of ...
Doro Christopher J CJ From the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (C.J.D., T.J.S.), Madison, Wisconsin, and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (R.V.O.), Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, - - 2014
Compartment syndrome is difficult to diagnose, particularly in patients who are not able to undergo adequate clinical examination. Current methods rely on pressure measurements within the compartment, have high false-positive rates, and do not reliably indicate presence of muscle ischemia. We hypothesized that measurement of intramuscular glucose and oxygen can ...
Kawada Tomoyuki - - 2014
ABSTRACT. A 3-year follow-up study of an occupational cohort was conducted to clarify the effect of the type of shift work on the risk of development of metabolic syndrome (MetS). The subjects were 1,677 Japanese male employees aged 36 to 57. Age, each component of MetS, serum uric acid, serum ...
Earnest Conrad P CP 1University of Bath, Department for Health, Bath, United Kingdom; 2Duke University Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, Durham, NC; 3Universidad Europea and Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital 12 de Octubre (i+12), Madrid, Spain; 4East Carolina University, Department of Kinesiology, Greenville, NC; 5Louisiana State University, School of Kinesiology, Baton Rouge, LA; 6John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention, Ochsner Clinical School-the University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA; 7Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Division for Preventive Medicine, Baton Rouge, - - 2014
Concomitant type 2 diabetes (T2D) and metabolic syndrome exacerbates mortality risk; yet, few studies have examined the effect of combining (AER+RES) aerobic (AER) and resistance (RES) training for individuals with T2D and metabolic syndrome. We examined AER, RES, and AER+RES training (9-months) commensurate with physical activity guidelines in individuals with ...
Shen Chao C International Health Care Center, the First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, - - 2014
An association between cholecystectomy and metabolic syndrome has not been fully established. Here we analyzed the association between cholecystectomy and metabolic syndrome in a Chinese population of 5672 subjects who undergone annual health checkups at the First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University between January 2011 and December 2012. ...
Joustra Sjoerd D SD Center for Endocrine Tumors Leiden, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, - - 2014
Patients treated for nonfunctioning pituitary macroadenoma (NFMA) with suprasellar extension show disturbed sleep characteristics, possibly related to hypothalamic dysfunction. In addition to hypopituitarism, both structural hypothalamic damage and sleep restriction per se are associated with the metabolic syndrome. However, the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in patients with NFMA is ...
Liao Y P YP Department of Cell Biology, Bengbu Medical College, Bengbu, - - 2014
We examined whether polymorphisms in the methylenetetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase (MTHFD) and transcobalamin (TC) genes, which are involved in folate metabolism, affect maternal risk for Down syndrome. We investigated 76 Down syndrome mothers and 115 control mothers from Bengbu, China. Genomic DNA was isolated from the peripheral lymphocytes. Polymerase chain reaction and ...
Thomsen Mette M Department of Clinical Biochemistry and the Copenhagen General Population Study, Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital2Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, - - 2014
Overweight and obesity likely cause myocardial infarction (MI) and ischemic heart disease (IHD); however, whether coexisting metabolic syndrome is a necessary condition is unknown. To test the hypothesis that overweight and obesity with and without metabolic syndrome are associated with increased risk of MI and IHD. We examined 71,527 individuals ...
Jae Sae Young - - 2013
Abstract This study investigated the relationship of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) with incident metabolic syndrome in 810 middle aged Korean men. All subjects were free of metabolic syndrome at baseline examination. The metabolic syndrome was defined by NCEP criteria and CRF was directly measured by peak oxygen uptake during a treadmill ...
Moreno-Cid M - - 2013
To systematically review the literature on diagnostic tests and the performance of nasal bone (NB) measurements obtained through a second trimester ultrasound scan to identify fetuses affected by Down Syndrome (DS). A search of screening tests for NB evaluation and measurements was carried out in the main international bibliographic databases ...
Cui Rongtai - - 2013
POEMS syndrome is a potentially fatal disease, and prediction of prognostic factors for POEMS syndrome is important for clinicians. Papilloedema is an early sign of the syndrome. The present study was carried out to evaluate whether papilloedema is a prognostic factor for POEMS syndrome. Between January 2003 and December 2012, ...
Nordstrøm Marianne - - 2013
In this study we describe by use of accelerometers the total physical activity (PA), intensity pattern and walking capacity in 87 persons age 16-45 years with Down syndrome (DS), Williams syndrome (WS) and Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). Participants were recruited from all over Norway, and lived either with their parents or ...
Sankhyan Naveen - - 2013
This prospective cross-sectional study was conducted at a tertiary care research centre in North India to describe the frequency and clinical characteristics of subtypes of childhood Guillain-Barré syndrome. Among the 68 children enrolled, 65 were finally diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome (median age, 60months); 45 (69%) were boys. The most common ...
Stefani Katherine M - - 2013
To investigate the influence of sex and age on the relationship between sleep duration and metabolic syndrome in a nationally representative population. We used data from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2001-2010) and enrolled 24,511 participants aged 20-79 years. Sleep duration was categorized into five groups: ≤5, ...
Chaput Jean-Philippe - - 2013
To investigate the association between self-reported sleep duration and the incidence of features of the metabolic syndrome in adults. A longitudinal analysis from the Quebec Family Study (Canada) was conducted on 293 participants, aged 18 to 65years, followed for a mean of 6years (until 2001). Participants were categorized as short ...
Goldacre Michael J - - 2013
There is increasing evidence that Turner syndrome is associated with an elevated risk of a range of autoimmune disorders. We aimed to document this in a national study. Use of a record-linked dataset of all hospital admissions in England, 1999-2011, to construct a retrospective cohort of people with Turner syndrome ...
Kline Jeffrey A - - 2013
Pretest probability helps guide diagnostic testing for patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome and pulmonary embolism. Pretest probability derived from the clinician's unstructured gestalt estimate is easier and more readily available than methods that require computation. We compare the diagnostic accuracy of physician gestalt estimate for the pretest probability of ...
Indira M - - 2013
Context. Clinical manifestations and outcome of cholinergic insecticide poisoning is well studied. There are limited data on neuroparalytic features, predictors, and impact on mortality of intermediate syndrome. Methods. Patients admitted with history of insecticide exposure and cholinergic signs in a tertiary care center between April 2011 and March 2012 were ...
Zhang Ruyi - - 2013
Associations between peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ2 (PPARγ2) gene polymorphism and metabolic syndrome risk remained controversial and ambiguous. Thus, we performed a meta-analysis to assess the association between Pro12Ala polymorphism in PPARγ2 gene and metabolic syndrome susceptibility. An electronic literature search was conducted on Medline, OVID, Cochrane Library database, and the ...
Lu Hsueh-Ju - - 2013
Massive hemorrhages occur in 6%-10% of patients with advanced cancer. Acute carotid blowout syndrome is the most severe massive hemorrhagic complication in head and neck cancer patients. This was a single institute, retrospective, case control study. A total of 45 patients were enrolled in this study. The predisposing factors, management, ...
Renshaw Richard - - 2013
Pregnant women who receive a high screening risk result for Down, Edwards or Patau syndrome are offered diagnostic tests that carry a procedure-related risk of miscarriage. This study quantifies the improvement in the screening tests by calculating the number of women who had such tests per syndrome diagnosis from 1991 ...
Liu An-Bang - - 2013
Cardiac autonomic dysfunction assessed by power spectral analysis of electrocardigographic (ECG) R-R intervals (RRI) is a useful method in clinical research. The compatibility of pulse-pulse intervals (PPI) acquired by photoplethysmography (PPG) with RRI is equivocal. In this study, we would like to investigate factors influence the compatibility. We recruited 25 ...
Karnatovskaia Lioudmila V - - 2013
The role of systemic corticosteroids in pathophysiology and treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome is controversial. Use of prehospital systemic corticosteroid therapy may prevent the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome and improve hospital outcomes. This is a preplanned retrospective subgroup analysis of the prospectively identified cohort from a trial ...
den Hartog Alexander W - - 2013
Purpose:To assess the reproducibility of aortic volume estimates and to serially test their use in patients with Marfan syndrome.Materials and Methods:The study was approved by the medical ethics committee and all subjects gave written informed consent. In 81 patients with Marfan syndrome and seven healthy control subjects, aortic volumes and ...
Feng Mei - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Patients with primary nephrotic syndrome mostly need immunosuppression to achieve remission, but many of them either relapse after immunosuppression therapy or resistant to it. On the other hand, immunosuppression therapy could increase the adverse effect. Huangqi and Huangqi type formulations have been used to treat nephrotic syndrome for years ...
Ward Robyn L RL Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick NSW 2031, Australia. - - 2013
Molecular screening techniques are available to identify hereditary Lynch syndrome in people with newly diagnosed colorectal cancer (CRC). We aimed to determine whether decisions of patients or clinicians reduced detection of Lynch syndrome. A prospective cohort of 245 consecutive individuals with mismatch repair-deficient CRC recruited from a population-based molecular screening ...
Park Eun Jung - - 2013
The goal of this study was to evaluate the association between gallbladder (GB) polyps and metabolic syndrome. A total of 5,685 healthy subjects were included, and 485 of these subjects had GB polyps and 744 had metabolic syndrome. In this study, metabolic syndrome was diagnosed according to standards suggested by ...
Mousa U - - 2013
Although obesity is a powerful risk factor for metabolic syndrome (MetS) it is not present in all obese individuals. Increased visceral adipose tissue is the hallmark of this syndrome. In this cross sectional survey we aimed to use abdominal bioelectrical impedance analysis to measure the visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and ...
Shafique Kashif - - 2013
BACKGROUND: There is some evidence which suggests that areca nut chewing has a relationship with metabolic syndrome. Areca nut chewing is continue to increase and so is the metabolic syndrome which is a major cause of cardiovascular mortality in developing countries. The aim of this study was to determine the ...
Nagendran Jeevan - - 2013
AIMS: Adenosine triphosphate sensitive potassium (KATP ) channel activity is cardioprotective during ischemia. One of the purported mechanisms for sulfonylurea adverse effects is through inhibition of these channels. The purpose of this study is to examine whether patients using KATP channel inhibitors at the time of an acute coronary syndrome ...
Esposito Katherine - - 2013
We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis on the association of metabolic syndrome with endometrial cancer. A systematic literature search of electronic databases (Medline, ISI Web of Knowledge and Scopus) was conducted and complemented by cross-referencing to identify studies published before 31 January 2013. Core items of identified studies were ...
Barik Mayadhar - - 2013
Craniosynostosis is a congenital defect that causes one or more sutures on an infant's skull to close earlier than normal. Though both genetic and environmental factors play a role in its pathogenesis, there is no published Indian data to verify this. In this case-control study, we investigated the association of ...
Conti Filippo - - 2013
Chromosome instability syndromes (CIS) are autosomal recessive genetic disorders associated with defects in cell cycle regulation following DNA damage. Although most of the proteins involved in these syndromes have been identified as part of the MRN complex, little is known about their physiological functions and their interactions with other molecules ...
Esposito Katherine - - 2013
We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the empirical evidence on the association of metabolic syndrome and its components with colorectal cancer incidence and mortality. A systematic literature search of multiple electronic databases was conducted and complemented by cross-referencing to identify studies published before 31 October 2012. Every included ...
Nik Jaafar Nik Ruzyanei - - 2013
To examine the relationship between externalizing/internalizing syndromes and school truancy among Form Four (10th grade) students attending "high-risk" schools in Kuala Lumpur. This is a cross-sectional study conducted upon 16-year-old adolescents attending three high-risk schools in Kuala Lumpur. A total of 373 students completed self-administered questionnaires on the sociodemographic variables ...
Dror Yosef - - 2013
Context:Low serum calcidiol has been associated with multiple co-morbidities and mortality but no "safe" range has been found for the upper concentration.Objective:To establish the upper threshold of serum calcidiol, beyond which there is an increased risk for acute coronary syndrome and/or mortality.Design, Setting, and Participants:We extracted data for 1,282,822 Clalit ...
Eckardt Mark A - - 2013
Chemotherapeutic induction of radiation recall (RR) is a rare event in which a chemotherapeutic agent given days to years after radiation therapy causes an inflammation reaction of the tissues within the irradiated area-"recalling" increased radiation effects to that area. In this unique case, a 14-year-old girl with a synovial sarcoma ...
Winter Anke C AC Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass, - - 2013
The prevalence of vascular risk factors, cardiovascular disease, and restless legs syndrome increases with age. Prior studies analyzing the associations between vascular risk factors, cardiovascular disease, and restless legs syndrome found controversial results. We therefore aim to evaluate the associations between prevalent vascular risk factors, prevalent cardiovascular disease, and restless ...
Rondagh E J A - - 2013
Background and study aims: Patients with Lynch syndrome may develop colorectal cancer (CRC), despite intensive colonoscopic surveillance. Nonpolypoid colorectal neoplasms might be a major contributor to the occurrence of these cancers. The aim of this case - control study was to compare the endoscopic appearance of colorectal neoplasms between patients ...
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