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Gancevičienė, Rūta
Background: Acne is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the pilosebaceous unit (PSU). The PSU is an immunocompetent organ, and the sebaceous gland (SG) exhibits an independent peripheral endocrine function and expresses receptors for neuropeptides (NP). The presence of a complete corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH)/CRH receptor (CRHR) system in human sebocytes has ...
Caserta D D Department of Obstetrics, Gynecological and Urological Sciences La Sapienza University of Rome Sant' Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy - - - 2014
It has been recognized for over 50 years that combined oral contraceptives (COCs) are also capable of offering health benefits beyond contraception through the treatment and prevention of several gynaecological and medical disorders. During the last years a constant attention was given to the adverse effects of COCs, whereas their ...
Howard Donna M DM Donna M. Howard is a visiting clinical professor at Texas Woman's University Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Dallas, Tex and practices in dermatology at Skin Specialists of Allen, Allen, - - 2014
Zhou Yiming Y Department of General Surgery, Huashan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, P.R. - - 2014
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a relatively common head and neck tumor, however, is rare in the digestive tracts. There have been <100 cases of esophageal ACC reported to date and no cases of gastric ACC. The present study reports the exceptional case of a 53-year-old male with a primary ...
Li Kai K Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410011, P.R. - - 2014
Steroid cell tumors not otherwise specified (NOS) are a rare subgroup of sex cord-stromal tumors. The tumors can occur at any age, although the mean age of occurrence is 43 years old. The majority are benign, but have the capability of producing one or more steroids associated with virilization. The ...
Song Xinghua X Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin 300052, - - 2014
The present study reports a rare case of synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome in an adult male. The 42-year-old man complained of skin lesions, chest pain and lumbago. Laboratory evaluations demonstrated an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate and increased levels of C-reactive protein. Computerized tomography, bone scintigraphy and ...
Ayello Elizabeth A EA Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, ETN, MAPWCA, FAAN • Faculty • Excelsior College School of Nursing • Albany, New York • Senior Adviser • The John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing • New York, New York • President of Ayello, Harris, and Associates • Copake, New York • Course Coordinator • International Interprofessional Wound Care Course-New York University • New York, New York • Clinical Editor • Advances in Skin & Wound Care • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWCN, APRN, MAPWCA, FAAN • President of Wound Care Dynamics, Inc • Shorewood, Illinois • Director • Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound - - 2014
To provide information about the results of a survey on wound care practices. This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care. After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to:1. Analyze the survey results related to ...
Been Mark J MJ Private Practice, 133 Barnwood Drive, Cincinnati, OH 41017, USA; Private Practice, 56 Edwards Village Boulevard, Edwards, CO 81632, - - 2014
Facial resurfacing procedures are becoming increasingly popular. The percentage of non-Caucasian individuals seeking these treatments continues to rise. Patients with darker skin types (Fitzpatrick skin types IV-VI) face unique challenges for successful facial skin resurfacing. Common issues encountered by non-Caucasian patients include dyschromias, acne scars, photoaging, keloid and hypertrophic scars, ...
Fabbrocini G G Section of Clinical Dermatology Allergology and Venereology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy - - - 2014
The purpose of the study was to analyze the potential capacity of a dietary supplement, based on gamma linolenic acid, vitamin E, vitamin C, beta-carotene, coenzyme Q10 and Vitis Vitifera, to reduce side effects, in particular the dry skin, erythema and desquamation, due to treatment with oral isotretinoin, and evaluate ...
Bonamonte D D Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, Section of Dermatology "Aldo Moro" University of Bari, Bari, Italy - - - 2014
Skin infections represent an important public health issue and cost-driver. Additionally, chronic skin lesions are sometimes colonized by Gram-negative species. Topical therapies are a key component in the management of mild-to-moderate skin infections. In such cases, topical antibiotics may be preferable to systemic treatment, since they maximize the effective doses ...
Pezza M M Ambulatorio di Dermatologia, Casa di Cura Villa Maria, Passo di Mirabella Eclano, (AV), Italy - - - 2014
Acne, once considered as a mere aesthetic problem, is now recognized as a disease that can cause major disturbances of the psychological and emotional sphere. Currently, the treatment of acne is focused on one or more pathogenic factors: hormonal stimulation and sebaceous hypersecretion, disorder of keratinization, colonization of Propionibacterium acnes ...
Mir-Bonafé José M JM Departments of *Dermatology, and †Pathology, University Hospital of Salamanca, Salamanca, - - 2014
Follicular mucinosis coexisting with lymphoproliferative disorders has been thoroughly debated. However, it has been rarely reported in association with inflammatory disorders. Thirteen cases have been retrieved, and those with cutaneous lymphoma or alopecia mucinosa were excluded. Follicular mucinosis was found in the setting of squamous cell carcinoma, seborrheic keratosis, simple ...
Garzorz N N Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Technische Universität Munich, Munich, - - 2014
Papaconstantinou Ioannis I Ioannis Papaconstantinou, Anastasios Stefanopoulos, Aspasia Papailia, Ioannis Georgopoulos, Second Department of Surgery, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens 11528, - - 2014
This case report describes a case of ulcerative colitis the onset of which occurred after the use of isotretinoin for acne treatment. Our patient, a healthy male young adult, after several months of isotretinoin use, developed gastrointestinal disorders and after thorough medical workup was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. The literature ...
Oláh Attila - - 2014
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) regulates multiple physiological processes, including cutaneous cell growth and differentiation. Here, we explored the effects of the major nonpsychotropic phytocannabinoid of Cannabis sativa, (-)-cannabidiol (CBD), on human sebaceous gland function and determined that CBD behaves as a highly effective sebostatic agent. Administration of CBD to cultured ...
Nikolakis Georgios G Departments of Dermatology, Venereology, Allergology and Immunology, Dessau Medical Center, Dessau, - - 2014
The role of skin as a de novo source of glucocorticoids and the importance of cutaneous glucocorticoidogenesis as a homeostatic mechanism in human skin is highlighted by Slominski and coauthors in this issue. Impairment of glucocorticoidogenesis through noxious stimuli, such as UVB, can explain pathophysiology of skin diseases (e.g. rosacea). ...
Lee Woo-Ram WR Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Daegu, Daegu, South - - 2014
Melittin is a cationic, hemolytic peptide that is the main toxic component in the venom of the honey bee (Apis mellifera). It has been used in treatment of various chronic inflammatory diseases. However, the cellular mechanism and the anti-apoptotic effect of melittin in Propionibactierium acnes (P. acnes)-induced THP-1 cells have ...
Maruani Annabel A 1] University François Rabelais Tours, CHRU Tours, Department of Dermatology, Tours, France [2] INSERM - - 2014
Among the 100 initial priority topics for comparative effectiveness research, 3 concern topical drugs in dermatologic diseases: psoriasis, chronic lower-extremity wounds (CLEWs) and acne vulgaris (AV). Our objective was to explore the geometry of the corresponding networks of randomized controlled trials (RCTs). We performed a review of RCTs of topical ...
Ibrahim Zeinab A ZA Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Tanta University Hospitals, Tanta, - - 2014
Abstract Acne scar is a very distressing and difficult problem for physicians and patients. Management of cutaneous scarring from acne can be challenging and confusing. The available modalities may be effective, having considerable morbidity and long down time. Besides, they may not have the same efficacy in different skin types ...
Ehx Grégory - - 2014
Hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) is defined as a triglyceride (TG) plasma level exceeding 150 mg/dl and is tightly associated with atherosclerosis, metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes and acute pancreatitis. The present study was undertaken to investigate the mitochondrial, sub-mitochondrial and cellular proteomic impact of hypertriglyceridemia in the hepatocytes of hypertriglyceridemic transgenic mice (overexpressing ...
Folprecht Gunnar - - 2014
The FOLFOXIRI regimen (irinotecan, oxaliplatin, fluorouracil [5-FU] and folinic acid [FA]) increased the response rate and overall survival compared to FOLFIRI in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). Adding cetuximab to FOLFOX or FOLFIRI increased efficacy in patients with k-ras wild type mCRC. We explored the dose limiting toxicity and ...
Huizer Daan D Department of Environmental Science, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Faculty of Science, Radboud University, Nijmegen, PO Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Caesar Consult Nijmegen, PO Box 31070, 6503 CB Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
The application of human physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modelling combined with measured biomonitoring data, has a great potential to backtrack external exposure to chemicals during chemical incidents. So far, an important shortcoming of 'reversed dosimetry' is that uncertainty and variability in the model predictions are often neglected. The aim of ...
Narra Sudhakar S Department of Applied Chemistry and Institute of Molecular Science, National Chiao Tung University, 1001 Ta-Hsueh Road, Hsinchu 30010 - - 2014
Back electron transfer (BET) is one of the important processes that govern the decay of generated ion pairs in intermolecular photoinduced electron transfer reactions. Unfortunately, a detailed mechanism of BET reactions remains largely unknown in spite of their importance for the development of molecular photovoltaic structures. Here, we examine the ...
Lebwohl Benjamin B Celiac Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, - - 2014
Isotretinoin, a vitamin A analogue, can promote a pro-inflammatory milieu in the small intestine in response to dietary antigens. We hypothesized that oral isotretinoin exposure would increase the risk of celiac disease (CD). We contacted all 28 pathology departments in Sweden, and through biopsy reports identified 26,739 individuals with CD. ...
Jung Yookyung Y 1] Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA [2] Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
Sebaceous glands perform complex functions, and are centrally involved in the pathogenesis of acne vulgaris. Current techniques for studying sebaceous glands are mostly static in nature, whereas the gland's main function - excretion of sebum via the holocrine mechanism - can only be evaluated over time. We present a longitudinal, ...
Jayasena Channa N CN Section of Investigative Medicine, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, DuCane Road, London W12 0NN, - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women. The syndrome is typified by its heterogeneous presentation, which includes hirsutism (a function of hypersecretion of ovarian androgens), menstrual irregularity and infertility (that is due to infrequent or absent ovulation). Furthermore, PCOS predisposes patients to metabolic dysfunction and ...
Garg Sumeet S Musculoskeletal Research Center, Orthopedics Institute, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, - - 2014
The incidence of late infection published in the literature varies from 1% to 12% with varying definition of late infection (range, 3 mo to 1 y). Current evidence suggests implant removal and antibiotic therapy is necessary to clear these infections. A high incidence of late (>1 y) deep infection after ...
Kawashima M M Department of Dermatology, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, - - 2014
A topical fixed-dose clindamycin phosphate 1.2% and benzoyl peroxide 3% combination gel (CLNP/BPO 3%) is known to be effective and safe in Caucasians with acne. To evaluate the efficacy and safety of CLNP/BPO 3% topically applied once (-QD) or twice (-BID) daily versus CLNP-BID in Japanese acne patients. Eight hundred ...
Chandrashekar Byalakere Shivanna BS Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, India; Diplomate of National Board, New Delhi, - - 2014
It is reported that patients on oral isotretinoin have greater risk of developing scars and delayed wound healing with invasive procedures. It is recommended that these procedures be resumed 6-12 months after the last dose of oral isotretinoin. To assess and compare the safety and look for delayed wound healing, during ...
Guo Mei-Hua MH Kunming Medical University, and Institute of Dermatology & Venereology of Yunnan Province, Kunming, - - 2014
Severe acne presents sexual dimorphism in its incidence in Chinese population. It is more prevalent in males. To assess the possible Y chromosomal contribution to severe acne risk in Han Chinese males, we analyzed 2041 Y chromosomal SNPs (Y-SNPs) in 725 severe acne cases and 651 controls retrieved from our ...
Kistowska Magdalena M Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zürich, - - 2014
Propionibacterium acnes is a Gram-positive commensal bacterium thought to be involved in the pathogenesis of acne vulgaris. While the ability of P. acnes in the initiation of pro-inflammatory responses is well documented, little is known about adaptive immune responses to this bacterium. The observation that infiltrating immune cells consist mainly ...
Sivalingam Vanitha N VN Institute of Cancer Sciences, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, - - 2014
Metformin is an effective oral anti-hyperglycaemic drug used as first-line medical treatment for type 2 diabetes. It improves systemic hyperglycaemia by reducing hepatic glucose production and enhancing peripheral insulin sensitivity. It also stimulates fat oxidation and reduces fat synthesis and storage. The molecular mechanism of this drug is thought to ...
Nofal Eman E *All the authors are affiliated with the Dermatology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, - - 2014
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous preparation of platelets in concentrated plasma that may be beneficial in the treatment of atrophic acne scars by promoting collagen deposition. Skin needling is a technique that uses a sterile dermaroller to puncture the skin and release growth factors. The combination of skin needling ...
Fabbrocini Gabriella G Section of Dermatology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University Federico II, Naples, - - 2014
Objective: To evaluate adherence to therapy in acne patients using mobile phones and Short Message Service (SMS) to communicate. Methods: 160 patients were randomly assigned to two groups: the SMS group received 2 text messages twice a day for a period of 12 weeks; the control group did not receive ...
Cremers Ruben G RG Department for Health Evidence, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The - - 2014
Some studies have suggested an inverse association between acne vulgaris and the acne-related bacterium Propionibacterium acnes and prostate cancer (PCa). Self-reported acne might be an easily obtainable marker to identify men at relatively low risk of PCa and might be incorporated into PCa risk calculators. This study aimed to evaluate ...
Tran Le Ngoc LN Department of Chemistry, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan 712-749, South - - 2014
An organic-inorganic silica/zirconia hybrid monolithic capillary column was prepared by sol-gel process in a fused-silica capillary by using triethoxysilylpropylcarbamate (TEOSPC) derivative of clindamycin phosphate (CLIP) as a chiral selector. A sol solution consisting of 6×10(-3)M of polyethylene glycol, 1M of water, 2M of acetic acid and 0.04/0.96 ratio of CLIP-TEOSPC/Zr-Bu ...
Marcos Tamara T Instituto de Biología y Genética Molecular (IBGM), CSIC-Universidad de Valladolid, c/ Sanz y Forés 3, 47003, Valladolid, - - 2014
PSTPIP1 is an adaptor protein associated to the cytoskeleton that is mainly expressed in hematopoietic cells. Mutations in PSTPIP1 cause the rare autoinflammatory disease called PAPA (pyogenic arthritis, pyoderma gangrenosum and acne). We carried out this study to further our knowledge on PSTPIP1 function in T cells, particularly in relation ...
Vahlquist Anders A Department of Medical Sciences/Dermatology, Uppsala University, SE-751 85 Uppsala, - - 2014
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Hakala Kati P KP a Department of Food and Environmental Sciences , University of Helsinki , Helsinki , - - 2014
Fluazinam is a widely used pesticide employed against the fungal disease late blight in potato cultivation. A specific, repeatable, and rapid high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method utilizing a diode array detector (DAD) was developed to determine the presence of fluazinam in soil. The method consists of acetonitrile (ACN) extraction, clean-up ...
Santo Karla R E KR Department of Myocardium, Pericardium and Aorta Diseases, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
We report a rare case of a Brazilian adult woman with Ebstein's Anomaly who presented with pacemaker endocarditis caused by Propionibacterium acnes. Ebstein's Anomaly is a rare congenital malformation of the heart. Infective endocarditis is defined as an infection of heart valves, of the mural endocardium, of a septal defect, ...
Yıldızgören Mustafa Turgut MT Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ankara Occupational Diseases Hospital, Ankara, Turkey, - - 2014
Effects of retinoic acid on collagen synthesis and cartilage have previously been shown. However, its effects on cartilage and tendons in humans have not been studied yet. Therefore, in order to provide a morphologic insight, the aim of this study was to measure femoral cartilage, Achilles and supraspinatus tendon thicknesses ...
Kimergård Andreas - - 2014
The UK continues to experience a rise in the number of anabolic steroid-using clients attending harm reduction services such as needle and syringe programmes. The present study uses interviews conducted with harm reduction service providers as well as illicit users of anabolic steroids from different areas of England and Wales ...
Mason Virginia M VM Virginia M. Mason, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, is a nurse educator for critical care at Boston Medical Center. She has a BSN from Boston College, MSN from Yale University Graduate School of Nursing, and PhD from University of Mass Worcester-Amherst Collaborative Graduate School of Nursing and has completed postdoctoral studies at Yale University Graduate School of Nursing. She has 35 years of experience as a clinical nurse specialist/nurse educator. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine. Gail Leslie, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, is an advanced practice nurse in urgent care psychiatry and a Connell Fellow in Ethics at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. She earned a BSN from Boston College School of Nursing and an MSN degree from Yale University School of Nursing. Her additional clinical experiences include 15 years of psychiatric nursing consultation in the surgical intensive care, burn, transplant and dialysis units and the emergency room Acute Psychiatry Service at Massachusetts General Hospital, and 5 years in outpatient psychiatry at the Boston VA Outpatient Clinic. Kathleen Clark, BSN, RN, MMHC, has been a practicing critical care nurse for 30 years. She has extensive experience in emergency and critical care as a staff nurse, educator, and manager. She is currently a doctoral candidate at Sacred Heart University whose research and pedagogical interests include lateral violence and undergraduate nursing students and critical care staff and patient satisfaction. Pat Lyons, MS, RN, CNS-BC, CCRN, CPAN, is a clinical educator for the surgical intensive care unit and postanesthesia care unit at Boston Medical Center. She has an ASN from Massasoit College, a BSN from University of Massachusetts Boston, and an MSN degree and a post-master's degree certificate in nursing education from Regis College. She has over 25 years of critical care nursing experience. Erica Walke, MSN, ACCNS-AG, RN, is a clinical nurse educator at Beverly Hospital. She earned a BS in psychobiology from Simmons College, a BSN from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, and an MSN degree from Regis College as an adult-geriatric acute care clinical nurse specialist. Her clinical interests include geriatrics, cardiovascular medicine, delirium, and end-of-life care. Christina Butler, BSN, RN, has been in practice for nearly 30 years with extensive experience in adult critical care and emergency nursing. She is currently the nurse manager of a trauma surgical intensive care unit and intermediate care unit. She is an MSN degree candidate at the University of Phoenix. Martha Griffin, PhD, RN, FAAN, is a certified adult psychiatric clinical specialist, and has been a certified nurse in the operating room as well as the ICU. She is the director of Nursing Education, Research, and Simulation at Boston Medical Center. Throughout her 30-year-career, Dr Griffin has been a presenter in both academic and clinical settings. Dr Griffin is an adjunct faculty member at both the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and Northeastern University's Bouvé College of Health Sciences, and an adjunct associate professor at the University of Rhode - - 2014
Preparation for replacing the large proportion of staff nurses reaching retirement age in the next few decades in the United States is essential to continue delivering high-quality nursing care and improving patient outcomes. Retaining experienced critical care nurses is imperative to successfully implementing the orientation of new inexperienced critical care ...
Beckie Theresa M TM Theresa M. Beckie, PhD, RN Professor, College of Nursing, University of South Florida, Tampa. Pamela J. McCabe, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC Clinical Nurse Researcher and Assistant Professor of Nursing, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, - - 2014
Miglani Anjali A Directorate of Indian Systems of Medicine & Homeopathy, Government of Delhi, New Delhi, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
Arctium lappa (Lappa) is used in traditional Western and Chinese medicine for acne. It is mentioned in homeopathic literature for acne, but its effect has not previously been evaluated. To determine the effectiveness of homeopathic medicine Lappa in treatment of acne vulgaris. An uncontrolled observational interventional study was conducted on ...
Moen Todd C - - 2014
Over the past 20 to 30 years, arthroscopic shoulder techniques have become increasingly popular. Although these techniques have several advantages over open surgery, surgical complications are no less prevalent or devastating than those associated with open techniques. Some of the complications associated with arthroscopic shoulder surgery include recurrent instability, soft-tissue ...
Burson Rosanne R Rosanne Burson, DNP, ACNS-BC, CDE, is an Assistant Professor, McAuley School of Nursing, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan. Katherine Moran, DNP, RN, CDE, is an Assistant Professor, McAuley School of Nursing, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, - - 2014
Achermann Yvonne Y Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, - - 2014
Propionibacterium acnes is known primarily as a skin commensal. However, it can present as an opportunistic pathogen via bacterial seeding to cause invasive infections such as implant-associated infections. These infections have gained more attention due to improved diagnostic procedures, such as sonication of explanted foreign materials and prolonged cultivation time ...
Cannarozzo Giovanni G 1 Lasers in Dermatology, University of Rome , Tor Vergata, Italy - - 2014
Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study was evaluation of the safety and efficacy of this new combined technology that adds deep ablation to thermal stimulation. Background data: Minimally ablative or subablative lasers, such as fractional CO2 lasers, have been developed in an attempt to achieve the same clinical results ...
Davis Scott A - - 2014
Early follow-up visits improve patient adherence, but the actual scheduling behavior of physicians is not known.<BR /> To characterize the timing of first follow-up visits in US dermatologic practice.<BR /> Methods: Patients with a diagnosis of psoriasis, acne, or atopic dermatitis were identified in the 2003-2007 MarketScan Medicaid database. Factors ...
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