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Springett Anna L AL Centre for Environmental and Preventive Medicine, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, EC1M - - 2014
Pregnancies with Edwards or Patau syndrome are often detected through screening for Down's syndrome. We aimed to evaluate the impact of screening for Down's syndrome on the prevalence of live births and antenatal diagnoses of Edwards and Patau syndrome. England and Wales, 2005 to 2012. Data from the National Down ...
Dibaba D T DT Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, - - 2014
To estimate quantitatively the association between dietary magnesium intake and risk of metabolic syndrome by combining the relevant published articles using meta-analysis. MethodsWe reviewed the relevant literature in PubMed and EMBASE published up until August 2013 and obtained additional information through Google or a hand search of the references in ...
Yang J J JJ Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul; Institute of Environmental Medicine, Seoul National University Medical Research Centre, - - 2014
To examine whether adulthood and/or childhood sex-specific socio-economic disparities are associated with metabolic syndrome and its components in a developed non-Western setting. Based on the Fourth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, 14 888 people aged ≥ 20 years were analysed to evaluate the effect of adult and childhood ...
Lin Wen-Ya WY Department of Pediatrics, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, - - 2014
This large-scale study aims to analyze the association of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with thyroid diseases. In this retrospective, nationwide cohort study, 1633 newly diagnosed SLE patients from the National Health Insurance Research Database in 2000 were examined and data on patients with diagnoses of hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and autoimmune thyroiditis ...
Abril-Ulloa Victoria - - 2014
Elevated ferritin levels have been associated with single cardiovascular risk factors but the relationship to the presence of metabolic syndrome is inconclusive.The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis of published observational studies was to estimate the association between serum ferritin levels and metabolic syndrome in adults. The Pubmed, SCOPUS ...
Hong Sunghyun - - 2014
The purpose of the current study was to investigate the association between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), measured by a simple step test, and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Korean adults, in a cross sectional design. A total of 1,007 Korean adults (488 men and 519 women) who underwent routine health ...
McRae Prudence J PJ Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, - - 2014
To document the incidence of geriatric syndromes (delirium, functional decline, falls, and pressure ulcers) in two surgical units and to determine the association between the occurrence of geriatric syndromes and admission type (elective vs nonelective), severity of surgery, and surgical subspecialty unit. Retrospective cohort study. One vascular surgical unit and ...
Leung Yinko Sylvie S L SS Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, - - 2014
Findings on the association between fish consumption and acute coronary syndrome are inconsistent. We assessed the role of fish consumption in acute coronary syndrome by conducting a dose-response meta-analysis. We conducted a literature search of Medline and Embase databases from 1966 to June 2013 for prospective cohort and case-control studies ...
Egbe Alexander A Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, - - 2014
There is a known association between congenital heart disease (CHD) and other congenital anomalies (CA). These associations have been altered by changes in prenatal factors in recent time. We reviewed the largest database of inpatient hospitalization information and analyzed the current association between common CHD diagnoses and other congenital anomalies. ...
Marquardt Tamara L TL Hand Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, ND20, Cleveland, OH, 44195, - - 2014
Carpal tunnel syndrome is associated with sensory and motor impairments resulting from the compressed and malfunctioning median nerve. The thumb is critical to hand function, yet the pathokinematics of the thumb associated with carpal tunnel syndrome are not well understood. The purpose of this study was to evaluate thumb motion ...
Bruegl Amanda S AS 1Gynecologic Oncology & Reproductive Medicine, The U.T. M.D. Anderson Cancer - - 2014
Clinical criteria, primarily young age of cancer onset and family history of signature cancers, have been developed to identify individuals at elevated risk for Lynch Syndrome with the goals of early identification and cancer prevention. In 2007, the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) codified criteria for women presenting with gynecologic ...
Rodrigues Marcio Hipolito MH 1 Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Botucatu Medical School, Sao Paulo State University-UNESP , Sao Paulo, Brazil - - 2014
Abstract Background: The aim of this study was to assess clinical and inflammatory markers in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome. Methods: This cross-sectional study included 180 Brazilian women (age ≥45 years and amenorrhea ≥12 months). Metabolic syndrome was diagnosed by the presence of at ...
Dent B B Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK. - - 2014
Darrien JH, Kasem H Minimally invasive endoscopic therapy for the management of Boerhaave's syndrome. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2013; 95: 552-556 doi 10.1308/003588413X13629960049315.
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 ...
Nakahira Junko J Department of Anesthesiology, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-machi, Takatsuki, Osaka, - - 2014
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) involves the risk of transurethral resection (TUR) syndrome owing to hyponatremia. Irrigation fluid type, duration of operation, and weight of resected mass have been evaluated as risk factors for TUR syndrome. The purpose of the present study was to identify risk factors related to ...
Sagun Gul G Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul Medeniyet University Goztepe Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
The association between rarely used anthropometric measurements (e.g., mid-upper arm, forearm, and calf circumference) and metabolic syndrome has not been proven. The aim of this study was to assess whether mid-upper arm, forearm, calf, and waist circumferences, as well as waist/height ratio and waist-to-hip ratio, were associated with metabolic syndrome. ...
Bouhanick Béatrice B Service de Médecine Interne et HTA, CHU Rangueil, Toulouse, France INSERM UMR 1027, Toulouse, - - 2014
The aim of this study is to examine the hypothesis that mode of delivery at birth may be associated with metabolic disorders in adult midlife. Population cohort study The National Child Development Study consists of individuals born during 1 week in 1958 in Great Britain. Respondents with biomedical data on the ...
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 ...
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