Τετάρτη, 10 Απριλίου 2019

Head and Neck


Parathyroid Computed Tomography Angiography: Early Experience with a Novel Imaging Technique in Primary Hyperparathyroidism.
Parathyroid Computed Tomography Angiography: Early Experience with a Novel Imaging Technique in Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Apr 09;:194599819842106 Authors: Schwartz IE, Capra GG, Mullin DP, Johnson TE, Boswell GE Abstract OBJECTIVES: To describe parathyroid computed tomography angiography (PCTA), determine its accuracy, and, as a secondary objective, calculate its mean radiation dosimetry. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:46
Thyroidectomy Complications in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus.
Related ArticlesThyroidectomy Complications in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Apr 09;:194599819835793 Authors: Chung SY, Govindan A, Babu A, Tassler A Abstract OBJECTIVE: To (1) analyze postoperative thyroidectomy outcomes in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), who are prone to deleterious effects of glucose dysmetabolism, and (2) apply findings to optimize perioperative management of diabetics requiring thyroid surgery....
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:46
Intranasal Azelastine and Fluticasone as Combination Therapy for Allergic Rhinitis: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Related ArticlesIntranasal Azelastine and Fluticasone as Combination Therapy for Allergic Rhinitis: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Apr 09;:194599819841883 Authors: Debbaneh PM, Bareiss AK, Wise SK, McCoul ED Abstract OBJECTIVE: Combination therapy with intranasal azelastine and fluticasone propionate is an option for treatment of allergic rhinitis. This systematic review and meta-analysis examines existing literature...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:46
Multimodal Analgesia Protocol after Head and Neck Surgery: Effect on Opioid Use and Pain Control.
Related ArticlesMultimodal Analgesia Protocol after Head and Neck Surgery: Effect on Opioid Use and Pain Control. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Apr 09;:194599819841885 Authors: Du E, Farzal Z, Stephenson E, Tanner A, Adams K, Farquhar D, Weissler M, Patel S, Blumberg J, Jowza M, Hackman T, Zanation A Abstract OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect that implementation of a multimodal analgesic plan has on opioid requirements and pain control in head and neck...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:46
Growth and Management of Repaired Complete Tracheal Rings after Slide Tracheoplasty.
Related ArticlesGrowth and Management of Repaired Complete Tracheal Rings after Slide Tracheoplasty. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Apr 09;:194599819841893 Authors: Wilcox LJ, Schweiger C, Hart CK, de Alarcon A, Peddireddy NS, Rutter MJ Abstract OBJECTIVE: This study documents the growth and course of repaired complete tracheal rings over time after slide tracheoplasty. STUDY DESIGN: Case series with review. SETTING: Tertiary pediatric...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:46
Body Image Disturbance in Surgically Treated Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Patient-Centered Approach.
Related ArticlesBody Image Disturbance in Surgically Treated Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Patient-Centered Approach. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Apr 09;:194599819837621 Authors: Ellis MA, Sterba KR, Day TA, Marsh CH, Maurer S, Hill EG, Graboyes EM Abstract OBJECTIVE: To promote patient-centered oncology care through an in-depth analysis of the patient experience of body image disturbance (BID) following surgery for head and neck cancer (HNC)....
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:46
Cold dry air provocation is a reliable diagnostic tool in nonallergic rhinitis.
Cold dry air provocation is a reliable diagnostic tool in nonallergic rhinitis. Rhinology. 2019 Apr 09;: Authors: Huang Y, Lou H, Wang C, Zhang L Abstract BACKGROUND: No diagnostic criteria have been available for nonallergic rhinitis (NAR) to this point in time. Nonspecific nasal hyperresponsiveness (NHR), which could be efficiently assessed by cold dry air (CDA) provocation, is an essential feature of NAR. Thus, this study's purpose was to assess the...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:22
Patient Advisory Board for Chronic Rhinosinusitis - A EUFOREA initiative.
Related ArticlesPatient Advisory Board for Chronic Rhinosinusitis - A EUFOREA initiative. Rhinology. 2019 Apr 09;: Authors: Pugin B, Deneyer L, Bachert C, Alobid I, Bousquet J, De Carlo G, Fokkens WJ, Gane S, Hopkins C, Holzmeister C, Langdon C, Lourijsen ES, Lund VJ, Marien G, Mavris M, Mullol J, Pereira-Perez C, Tomazic PV, Vanderveken O, Hellings PW, Seys SF Abstract Despite the high prevalence of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) and its impact on patients'...
Rhinology
Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:22
Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis with ventricular tachycardia.
Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis with ventricular tachycardia. J Electrocardiol. 2019 Apr 04;54:93-95 Authors: Tsai IH, Su YJ Abstract A 47-year-old man presented to our emergency department (ED) with limbs weakness for 2 h. His heart rate was 127 beats per minute and blood pressure was 95/49 mm Hg. He found weakness of limbs after 4-h sleep. Physical examinations revealed that the muscle strength of upper limbs is 3/5, and lower limbs are 2/5. Electrocardiogram...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Neurochemical features of idiopathic restless legs syndrome.
Neurochemical features of idiopathic restless legs syndrome. Sleep Med Rev. 2019 Mar 21;45:70-87 Authors: Jiménez-Jiménez FJ, Alonso-Navarro H, García-Martín E, Agúndez JAG Abstract The most important traditional hypotheses of the pathogenesis of idiopathic restless legs syndrome (iRLS) involve dopaminergic dysfunction and iron deficiency. However, a possible role of other neurotransmitter or neuromodulators, mainly glutamate, gamma-hydroxybutyric acid...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Psychosocial and Affective Comorbidities in Sickle Cell Disease.
Psychosocial and Affective Comorbidities in Sickle Cell Disease. Neurosci Lett. 2019 Apr 06;: Authors: Pecker LH, Darbari DS Abstract Psychosocial and affective comorbidities are common in sickle cell disease (SCD) and can strongly influence disease outcomes, especially those related to pain such as frequency and intensity of pain, use of emergency- and hospital-based care and opioid use. Depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, and substance use challenges...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Prognostic Value of BNP Reduction during Hospitalization in Patients with Acute Heart Failure.
Prognostic Value of BNP Reduction during Hospitalization in Patients with Acute Heart Failure. J Card Fail. 2019 Apr 06;: Authors: Kagiyama N, Kitai T, Hayashida A, Yamaguchi T, Okumura T, Kida K, Mizuno A, Oishi S, Inuzuka Y, Akiyama E, Suzuki S, Yamamoto M, Shimizu A, Urakami Y, Toki M, Aritaka S, Matsumoto K, Nagano N, Yamamoto K, Matsue Y Abstract BACKGROUND: Prognostication of patients discharged after acute heart failure (AHF) hospitalization remains...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Injury, Sleep, and Functional Outcome in Hospital Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury.
Injury, Sleep, and Functional Outcome in Hospital Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurosci Nurs. 2019 Apr 05;: Authors: Williams ET, Buchanan DT, Buysse DJ, Thompson HJ Abstract PROBLEM: Uninterrupted nighttime sleep is associated with better cognition and functional outcomes in healthy adults, but the relationship between sleep and functional outcome in individuals hospitalized with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains to be clarified....
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
The Effect of Low Back Pain on Daily Activities and Sleep Quality in Patients With Lumbar Disc Herniation: A Pilot Study.
The Effect of Low Back Pain on Daily Activities and Sleep Quality in Patients With Lumbar Disc Herniation: A Pilot Study. J Neurosci Nurs. 2019 Apr 05;: Authors: Kose G, Tastan S, Temiz NC, Sari M, Izci Y Abstract The aim of this study was to determine the effect of low back pain on the daily activities and sleep quality of patients with lumbar disc herniation. This cross-sectional study was performed between January and July 2015 in 77 patients. A visual...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Yoga for Women With Urgency Urinary Incontinence: A Pilot Study.
Yoga for Women With Urgency Urinary Incontinence: A Pilot Study. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Apr 05;: Authors: Tenfelde S, Tell D, Garfield L, Mathews H, Janusek L Abstract OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of a gentle yoga program for women with urgency urinary incontinence (UUI). Also, these preliminary data can evaluate if yoga improves symptom burden, quality of life, and inflammatory biomarkers for...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Assessment of Subjective Sleep Problems in Men With Opioid Dependence Maintained on Buprenorphine.
Assessment of Subjective Sleep Problems in Men With Opioid Dependence Maintained on Buprenorphine. J Addict Med. 2019 Apr 03;: Authors: Tripathi R, Dhawan A, Rao R, Mishra AK, Jain R, Sinha S Abstract OBJECTIVES: To assess the rates of sleep disturbances in male patients with opioid dependence maintained on buprenorphine and to assess the factors associated with sleep disturbances in this population. METHODS: Observational, cross-sectional study....
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Short-Run Health Consequences of Retirement and Pension Benefits: Evidence from China.
Short-Run Health Consequences of Retirement and Pension Benefits: Evidence from China. Forum Health Econ Policy. 2019 Apr 09;: Authors: Nikolov P, Adelman A Abstract This paper examines the impact of the New Rural Pension Scheme (NRPS) in China. Exploiting the staggered implementation of an NRPS policy expansion that began in 2009, we use a difference-in-difference approach to study the effects of the introduction of pension benefits on the health status,...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
The Influence of Multimorbidity on Health Care Utilization at the End of Life for Patients with Chronic Conditions.
The Influence of Multimorbidity on Health Care Utilization at the End of Life for Patients with Chronic Conditions. J Palliat Med. 2019 Apr 09;: Authors: Wagner E, Patrick DL, Khandelwal N, Brumback L, Starks H, Fausto J, Dunlap BS, Lober W, Sibley J, Loggers ET, Curtis JR, Engelberg RA Abstract OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the association between the number of chronic conditions and hospital utilization at the end of life. BACKGROUND: An understanding...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
A review of protection against exposome factors impacting facial skin barrier function with 89% mineralizing thermal water.
A review of protection against exposome factors impacting facial skin barrier function with 89% mineralizing thermal water. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2019 Apr 09;: Authors: Salsberg J, Andriessen A, Abdulla S, Ahluwalia R, Beecker J, Sander M, Schachter J Abstract BACKGROUND: The skin exposome refers to the constellation of external exposures that contribute to cutaneous aging, including solar radiation, air pollution, tobacco smoke, unbalanced nutrition, and...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Hospitalizations for patients with acute respiratory exacerbations: In pursuit of rest or recovery?
Hospitalizations for patients with acute respiratory exacerbations: In pursuit of rest or recovery? Respirology. 2019 Apr 09;: Authors: Osadnik CR PMID: 30964223 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Phrenic nerve stimulation in patients with central sleep apnoea. A single-centre experience from the Pilot and Pivotal trials.
Phrenic nerve stimulation in patients with central sleep apnoea. A single-centre experience from the Pilot and Pivotal trials. Kardiol Pol. 2019 Apr 09;: Authors: Jagielski D, Kołodziej A, Westlund R, Biel B, Nowak K, Szemplińska I, Flinta I, Krawczyk M, Kulej K, Krakowiak B, Germany R, Panteleon A, McKane S, Banasiak W, Abraham WT, Ponikowski P Abstract BACKGROUND: Patients with central sleep apnoea (CSA) have recently been shown to have improved sleep...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
The development of brain functional connectivity networks revealed by resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging.
The development of brain functional connectivity networks revealed by resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging. Neural Regen Res. 2019 Aug;14(8):1419-1429 Authors: Li CL, Deng YJ, He YH, Zhai HC, Jia FC Abstract Previous studies on brain functional connectivity networks in children have mainly focused on changes in function in specific brain regions, as opposed to whole brain connectivity in healthy children. By analyzing the independent components...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
The social evolution of sleep: sex differences, intragenomic conflicts and clinical pathologies.
The social evolution of sleep: sex differences, intragenomic conflicts and clinical pathologies. Proc Biol Sci. 2019 Jan 16;286(1894):20182188 Authors: Faria GS, Varela SAM, Gardner A Abstract Sleep appears to be essential for most animals, including humans. Accordingly, individuals who sacrifice sleep are expected to incur costs and so should only be evolutionarily favoured to do this when these costs are offset by other benefits. For instance, a social...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Effects of Smoking Bans on Passive Smoking Exposure at Work and at Home. The European Community Respiratory Health Survey.
Related ArticlesEffects of Smoking Bans on Passive Smoking Exposure at Work and at Home. The European Community Respiratory Health Survey. Indoor Air. 2019 Apr 08;: Authors: Olivieri M, Murgia N, Carsin AE, Heinrich J, Benke G, Bono R, Corsico AG, Demoly P, Forsberg B, Gislason T, Janson C, Jõgi R, Leynaert B, Martínez-Moratalla Rovira J, Norbäck D, Nowak D, Pascual S, Pin I, Probst-Hensch N, Raherison C, Sigsgaard T, Svanes C, Torén K, Urrutia I, Weyler J, Jarvis D,...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Acute seizure epidemiology in a neurological emergency department.
Related ArticlesAcute seizure epidemiology in a neurological emergency department. Rev Neurol. 2019 Apr 16;68(8):321-325 Authors: Valdes-Galvan RE, Gonzalez-Calderon G, Castro-Martinez E Abstract INTRODUCTION: Acute seizures in patients with epilepsy are a potential of source of neurological damage; their causes must be researched. AIM: To explore the epidemiology of acute seizure exacerbations in patients with epilepsy in a neurological emergency...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Observational Prospective Study to Determine the Evolution of the Symptomatic Profile of Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Patients and Its Relation to the Control of the Disease.
Related ArticlesObservational Prospective Study to Determine the Evolution of the Symptomatic Profile of Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Patients and Its Relation to the Control of the Disease. Adv Ther. 2019 Apr 08;: Authors: Dómine M, Massuti B, Puente J, Calles A, Esteban E, Triguboff E, Afonzo YS, Gironés R, Aparisi F, Oramas J Abstract OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the evolution of disease-related symptoms and its relationship with the control...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Developing pediatric three-dimensional upper airway normative values using fixed and interactive thresholds.
Related ArticlesDeveloping pediatric three-dimensional upper airway normative values using fixed and interactive thresholds. Oral Radiol. 2019 Apr 08;: Authors: Masoud AI, Alwadei FH, Alwadei AH, Lin EY, Viana MGC, Kusnoto B, Evans CA Abstract OBJECTIVE: To develop and compare pediatric upper airway three-dimensional normative values using the two most commonly used cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) software: Invivo5 (fixed threshold) and Dolphin...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Treatment of Radiation-Induced Cognitive Decline in Adult Brain Tumor Patients.
Related ArticlesTreatment of Radiation-Induced Cognitive Decline in Adult Brain Tumor Patients. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2019 Apr 08;20(5):42 Authors: Cramer CK, Cummings TL, Andrews RN, Strowd R, Rapp SR, Shaw EG, Chan MD, Lesser GJ Abstract OPINION STATEMENT: Patients with either primary or metastatic brain tumors quite often have cognitive impairment. Maintaining cognitive function is important to brain tumor patients and a decline in cognitive function...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Towards an improved access to psychiatric rehabilitation: availability and effectiveness at 1-year follow-up of psychoeducation, cognitive remediation therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy and social skills training in the FondaMental Advanced Centers of Expertise-Schizophrenia (FACE-SZ) national cohort.
Related ArticlesTowards an improved access to psychiatric rehabilitation: availability and effectiveness at 1-year follow-up of psychoeducation, cognitive remediation therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy and social skills training in the FondaMental Advanced Centers of Expertise-Schizophrenia (FACE-SZ) national cohort. Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2019 Apr 08;: Authors: Dubreucq J, Ycart B, Gabayet F, Perier CC, Hamon A, Llorca PM, Boyer L, Godin O, Bulzacka E,...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
A nationwide comparative analysis of medical complications in fibromyalgia patients following total knee arthroplasty.
Related ArticlesA nationwide comparative analysis of medical complications in fibromyalgia patients following total knee arthroplasty. Ann Transl Med. 2019 Feb;7(4):64 Authors: Moore T, Sodhi N, Kalsi A, Vakharia RM, Ehiorobo JO, Anis HK, Dushaj K, Papas V, Scuderi G, Nelson S, Roche MW, Mont MA Abstract Background: Fibromyalgia is a disease primarily characterized by chronic widespread pain and associated symptoms of fatigue, mild cognitive impairment,...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Digital cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia - The first Georgian version. Can we use it in practice?
Related ArticlesDigital cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia - The first Georgian version. Can we use it in practice? Internet Interv. 2019 Sep;17:100244 Authors: Okujava N, Malashkhia N, Shagidze S, Tsereteli A, Arevadze B, Chikhladze N, de Weerd A, Van Straten A Abstract Insomnia is a common sleep disorder which has a 5-6% prevalence rate and shows high social impact. At least 10% of patients with insomnia will see a medical specialist. Hence,...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Adjunctive therapies in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis-where do we stand?
Related ArticlesAdjunctive therapies in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis-where do we stand? J Thorac Dis. 2019 Feb;11(2):357-360 Authors: Nokes B, Afshar K PMID: 30962973 [PubMed]
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
Bruxism Unconscious Oral Habit in Everyday Life.
Related ArticlesBruxism Unconscious Oral Habit in Everyday Life. Open Access Maced J Med Sci. 2019 Mar 15;7(5):876-881 Authors: Demjaha G, Kapusevska B, Pejkovska-Shahpaska B Abstract BACKGROUND: Bruxism is defined as an unconscious oral habit of rhythmical, unfunctional clenching, grinding and making chewy sounds with the teeth while making movements that are not part of the masticatory function and that lead to occlusal trauma. AIM: The purpose...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03
The efficacy of pregabalin for the treatment of neuropathic pain in Japanese subjects with moderate or severe baseline pain.
Related ArticlesThe efficacy of pregabalin for the treatment of neuropathic pain in Japanese subjects with moderate or severe baseline pain. J Pain Res. 2019;12:1061-1068 Authors: Parsons B, Fujii K, Nozawa K, Yoshiyama T, Ortiz M, Whalen E Abstract Purpose: Although analyses of pooled clinical trial data have reported how international populations respond to pregabalin by baseline neuropathic pain (NeP) severity, no studies have evaluated this specifically...
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Wed Apr 10, 2019 13:03

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