Πέμπτη, 20 Ιουνίου 2019

Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,


The versatility of the thoracodorsal artery based composite flaps with vascularized rib and a systematic...
The versatility of the thoracodorsal artery based composite flaps with vascularized rib and a systematic review of the literatureRossella Elia MD  Giuseppe Di Taranto MD  Vittoria Amorosi MD  Sitpahul Ngamcherd MD  Reza Alamouti MD  Li‐Ying Liao MD  Michele Maruccia MD, PhD  Giuseppe Giudice MD … See all authorsFirst published: 13 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/jso.25579Read the full textePDFPDFTOOLS SHAREAbstractPedicled and free composite flaps derived from the thoracodorsal artery system, including...
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Cervical esophageal perforation during gastroscopy in adults: Case report – Report of two cases Apurva...
Cervical esophageal perforation during gastroscopy in adults: Case report – Report of two casesApurva Shah, Shravan BohraApollo Medicine 2019 16(2):100-102Cervical esophageal perforation is rare and associated with a high morbidity and mortality >20% if misdiagnosed. At least half of the perforations are iatrogenic, mostly related to endoscopic instrumentation used in the upper gastrointestinal tract. We describe two cases of cervical esophageal perforations during negotiating the cricopharynx....
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Cervical epidural anesthesia for radical mastectomy in an elderly patient with severe respiratory compromise...
Cervical epidural anesthesia for radical mastectomy in an elderly patient with severe respiratory compromiseVikas Gogia, Chitra Chatterji, Ramesh SarinApollo Medicine 2019 16(2):97-99Cervical epidural anesthesia for breast surgery has been described in a few trials on patients with good physical status. This case report describes the successful use of cervical epidural anesthesia in a patient with severe respiratory compromise without any complication. A 72-year-old female patient having infiltrating...
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The Apollo Medicine Journal is the official, peer-reviewed publication of Apollo Hospitals Group and has been conceptualized with the idea of providing such a platform for researchers as well as clinicians ever since its inception in September 2004. The Journal is published Quarterly by Wolters Kluwer. It is circulated to all consultants of the Apollo Group and subscribers.
EditorialRN SrivastavaApollo Medicine 2019 16(2):69-69Effect of smoking in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: A cross-sectional study in state of Madhya Pradesh, IndiaAkshat Pandey, Ved Prakash, Mimansha PandeyApollo Medicine 2019 16(2):70-73Aim: Understanding the impact of smoking on the development and severity of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is pivotal, as it affects the management of the disease. This study investigated the effect of smoking in patients with AS and its outcome on the disease....
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Skull-base fractures: Pearls of etiopathology, approaches, management, and outcome K V. L Narasinga...
Skull-base fractures: Pearls of etiopathology, approaches, management, and outcomeK V. L Narasinga Rao, Padilla-Zambrano Huber Said, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar, Guru Duatta Satyarthee, V Anil Kumar, Ranabir Pal, Amit AgrawalApollo Medicine 2019 16(2):93-96Fractures involving skull bases usually results from high-velocity impacts, i.e., motor vehicular accidents. The estimated incidence of skull-base fracture varies from 4% of all head injuries to 7%–16% of closed head injuries. Many studies have...
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Pediatric Cough Santosh Kumar Swain, Sampada Munjal, Suryakanta Pradhan Apollo Medicine 2019 16(2):87-92...
Pediatric CoughSantosh Kumar Swain, Sampada Munjal, Suryakanta PradhanApollo Medicine 2019 16(2):87-92Cough in the pediatric age group is a common presenting complaint, and the etiology of the cough is often elusive. Although there is a high prevalence of cough in the pediatric age group, the subject is still poorly researched. The management of pediatric cough is different from adults. Cough in children causes a significant anxiety among parents and often leads to the use of inappropriate or unnecessary...
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Hearing loss in infant with congenital cytomegalovirus infection Tri Juda Airlangga, Jenny Endang Bashiruddin...
Hearing loss in infant with congenital cytomegalovirus infectionTri Juda Airlangga, Jenny Endang BashiruddinIndian Journal of Otology 2019 25(1):40-42Hearing loss is one of the sequels that often happened as a result of congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. Difficulties in diagnosing congenital CMV infection cause late detection of hearing loss which affects the patient's management and prognosis. We present three cases of hearing loss in infants with congenital CMV infection with other risk...
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Otogenic tetanus though immunisable but still existing Seema Ramlakhan Gupta, Sanket Deepak Vakharia...
Otogenic tetanus though immunisable but still existingSeema Ramlakhan Gupta, Sanket Deepak VakhariaIndian Journal of Otology 2019 25(1):37-39Otogenic tetanus is an uncommon entity which may follow ear suppuration or ear injury. Straightforward diagnosis may not be possible if the otolaryngologist is not familiar with the entity. Delay in diagnosis may lead to serious consequences. The global incidence of tetanus is still estimated at about one million cases annually with a high case fatality ratio....
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Paraganglioma of external auditory canal: A rare entity Renu S Rajguru, Shruti Anil Sharma, Ritu K...
Paraganglioma of external auditory canal: A rare entityRenu S Rajguru, Shruti Anil Sharma, Ritu K Mehta, Inderdeep SinghIndian Journal of Otology 2019 25(1):34-36We present the description of a painful paraganglioma of the external auditory canal. Atypical presentation made the diagnosis difficult. We discuss the role of histopathology and immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of the condition. A 43-year-old male presented with left-sided otalgia and hearing loss. Physical examination revealed a...
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Surgical excision of preauricular sinus Ashok Sharma, Vivek Taneja, Meenakshi Mehra, Pulkit Khandelwal,...
Surgical excision of preauricular sinusAshok Sharma, Vivek Taneja, Meenakshi Mehra, Pulkit Khandelwal, Madhurima BanerjeeIndian Journal of Otology 2019 25(1):31-33Background: Preauricular sinus is a congenital anomaly affecting both sexes. The sinus can be located near the tragus. The main difficulty arising in the treatment is the recurrence. Methods: A simple sinectomy technique along with dye infiltration and guidewire probing was used. Result: None intra-operative, post operative or complication...
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Evaluation of different graft materials (Temporalis Fascia, Tragal Perichondrium, and Vein Graft) in...
Evaluation of different graft materials (Temporalis Fascia, Tragal Perichondrium, and Vein Graft) in Type 1 tympanoplastyVP Singh, Nikunj JainIndian Journal of Otology 2019 25(1):26-30Aims and Objective: The present study was undertaken to compare the results of various autogenous tissues temporalis fascia, tragal perichondrium, and vein as graft materials for the Type 1 tympanoplasty. Materials and Methods: A total of 120 cases with large, subtotal, and total perforation were considered in the study....
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Otology
Epidemiology and predictive factors of fungal malignant otitis externaRim Bechraoui, Mohamed Dhaha, Houda Chahed, Amal Ksentini, Rim Zainine, Mohamed Ben Amor, Najeh Beltaief, Ghazi BesbesIndian Journal of Otology 2019 25(1):1-5Context and Aims: A recent upsurge of severe fungal forms of malignant otitis externa (MOE) has been recorded. Understanding the misleading clinical aspect of the disease allows earlier diagnosis, avoiding inadequate treatments that may complicate the adapted management. Our...
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Modified Stennert's infusion protocol for posttraumatic delayed facial nerve palsy Dipak Ranjan Nayak,...
Modified Stennert's infusion protocol for posttraumatic delayed facial nerve palsyDipak Ranjan Nayak, Tulasi Kota Karanth, Shalini S Menon, Dheeraj KondamudiIndian Journal of Otology 2019 25(1):22-25Objective: The objective of the study is to validate the role of modified Stennert's infusion protocol in posttraumatic delayed facial nerve palsy. Materials and Methods: A retrospective chart review of 21 patients with delayed onset posttraumatic facial nerve palsy was carried out in a tertiary teaching...
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Surgical management of traumatic intratemporal facial nerve paralysis: Looks matter! Uma Patnaik, Garima...
Surgical management of traumatic intratemporal facial nerve paralysis: Looks matter!Uma Patnaik, Garima Upreti, Ajith NilakantanIndian Journal of Otology 2019 25(1):11-17Objective: Patients with traumatic intratemporal facial paralysis often present late to the otologist, as assessment may be difficult due to altered neurological status, or the management of associated neurosurgical emergency takes precedence. Recommendations for surgical management of these patients are contentious, especially when...
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Chinese Medicine and Culture
Revisiting the Medical Work of George Soulié De MorantJean Claude DuboisChinese Medicine and Culture 2019 2(2):53-56It is now time to revisit the medical work of George Soulié de Morant (1878–1955). Over the past 64 years, studies and research on acupuncture-moxibustion have undergone exceptional growth in China, and Western sinology has made remarkable progress. A careful rereading will bring a new light to this decisive work. Studies on Xin'an Medicine (新安医学) since the Ming and Qing DynastiesJian...
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Barbed palatoplasty vs. expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty with anterior palatoplasty Mehmet Ali Babademez...
Barbed palatoplasty vs. expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty with anterior palatoplastyMehmet Ali Babademez MD  Fatih Gul  Yagmur Canan Teleke MDFirst published: 12 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.28136The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to declare.Read the full textePDFPDFTOOLS SHAREAbstractObjective/HypothesisTo compare the functional outcomes and complication rates in patients who underwent expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty with anterior palatoplasty (ESPwAP) versus barbed...
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Effects of ganciclovir treatment in a murine model of cytomegalovirus‐induced hearing loss Travis J....
Effects of ganciclovir treatment in a murine model of cytomegalovirus‐induced hearing lossTravis J. Haller BS  Melissa S. Price BS  Spencer R. Lindsay MPA  Elaine Hillas MS  Michael Seipp MS Matthew A. Firpo PhD  Albert H. Park MDFirst published: 11 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.28134Editor's Note: This Manuscript was accepted for publication on May 28, 2019.Presented as an oral presentation to Triological Society 122nd Annual Meeting at COSM, Austin, Texas, U.S.A., May 3.This work was supported...
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Effect of pirfenidone injection on ferret vocal fold scars: A preliminary in vivo study Takao Yamada...
Effect of pirfenidone injection on ferret vocal fold scars: A preliminary in vivo studyTakao Yamada MD, PhD  Yoshihiko Kumai MD, PhD  Haruka Kodama MD, PhD  Kohei Nishimoto MD, PhD  Satoru Miyamaru MD, PhD  Satomi Onoue PhD  Yorihisa Orita MD, PhDFirst published: 10 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.28087Editor's Note: This Manuscript was accepted for publication on May 13, 2019.The authors have no funding, financial relationships, or conflicts of interest to disclose.Read the full textePDFPDFTOOLS...
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Effect of sex hormones on extracellular matrix of lamina propria in rat vocal fold Ji Min Kim PhD  Sung‐Chan...
Effect of sex hormones on extracellular matrix of lamina propria in rat vocal foldJi Min Kim PhD  Sung‐Chan Shin MD, PhD  Gi‐Cheol Park MD, PhD  Jin‐Choon Lee MD, PhD  Yun Kyung Jeon MD  Sang Jeong Ahn MD  Susan Thibeault PhD  Byung‐Joo Lee MD, PhDFirst published: 10 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.28086Editor's Note: This Manuscript was accepted for publication on May 13, 2019.Presented at the American Laryngological Association's 2019 Annual Meeting at COSM, Austin, Texas, U.S.A., May 1–5,...
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The endoscopic endonasal approach for sinonasal and nasopharyngeal adenoid cystic carcinoma Ryota Kashiwazaki...
The endoscopic endonasal approach for sinonasal and nasopharyngeal adenoid cystic carcinomaRyota Kashiwazaki MD  Meghan T. Turner MD  Mathew Geltzeiler MD  Juan C. Fernandez‐Miranda MD  Paul A. Gardner MD  Carl H. Snyderman MD, MBA  Eric W. Wang MDFirst published: 13 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.28100The project was supported by the following grants: 1) the National Cancer Institute Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) program of the National Institutes of Health grant numer...
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Vagal stimulation and laryngeal electromyography for recurrent laryngeal reinnervation in children Christen...
Vagal stimulation and laryngeal electromyography for recurrent laryngeal reinnervation in childrenChristen L. Caloway MD  Gillian R. Diercks MD, MPH  Gregory Randolph MD  Christopher J. Hartnick MD, MPHFirst published: 12 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.28135Editor's Note: This Manuscript was accepted for publication on May 28, 2019.Presented as a poster at the American Broncho‐Esophagological Association Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, U.S.A., May 1–5, 2019.c.l.c. was involved in execution...
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Esophageal A‐ring is associated with the severity of gastroesophageal reflux Yuval Nachalon MD  Nogah...
Esophageal A‐ring is associated with the severity of gastroesophageal refluxYuval Nachalon MD  Nogah Nativ‐Zeltzer PhD  Shumon I. Dhar MD  Omid B. Mehdizadeh MD Antonio T. Cassady BA  Peter C. Belafsky MDFirst published: 14 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.28143Editor's Note: This Manuscript was accepted for publication on May 29, 2019.The study will be presented in the ABEA 2019 Annual Meeting to be held during the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM) in Austin, Texas, in May 2019.The...
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Acupuncture and Meridian Studies
Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis with the Yuan-Luo Point Pair: A Clinical Case ReportPublication date: Available online 3 June 2019Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian StudiesAuthor(s): Jonathan DayAbstractThis case report chronicles the treatment of a case of plantar fasciitis with acupuncture and tuina over six clinic visits. The patient was a 41-year-old female with plantar fasciitis for two months. A variety of acupuncture and electroacupuncture protocols were used at first, with no benefit....
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Association between operation‐ and operator‐related factors and surgical complications among patients...
Association between operation‐ and operator‐related factors and surgical complications among patients undergoing free‐flap reconstruction for head and neck cancers: A propensity score‐matched study of 1,865 free‐flap reconstructionsSpencer C. H. Kuo MD  Pao‐Jen Kuo MD  Yuan‐Hao Yen MD  Peng‐Chen Chien MSc  Hsiao‐Yun Hsieh MSc  Ching‐Hua Hsieh MD, PhD, FACSFirst published: 10 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/micr.30477Funding information: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Grant/Award Number: CDRPG8H0011Read...
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Complete Recovery Following Electroacupuncture Therapy in Refractory Unilateral Sensorineural Hearing...
Complete Recovery Following Electroacupuncture Therapy in Refractory Unilateral Sensorineural Hearing LossPublication date: Available online 26 April 2019Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian StudiesAuthor(s): Warangkana Arpornchayanon, Supanimit TeekachunhateanAbstractRole of electroacupuncture (EA) in refractory unilateral sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) remains unclear but might be promising for the Meniere's disease. Two cases of unilateral SNHL who were unresponsive to conventional treatment...
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Life Research
Health-related quality of life in injury patients: the added value of extending the EQ-5D-3L with a cognitive dimensionAbstractIntroductionThe EQ-5D is frequently used to understand the development of health-related quality of life (HRQL) following injury. However, the lack of a cognition dimension is generally felt as disadvantageous as many injuries involve cognitive effects. We aimed to assess the added value of a cognitive dimension in a cohort of injury patients.MethodsWe analyzed EQ-5D-3L extended...
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Oecologia
Species with moderate intraspecific trait variability are locally abundant within an environmentally heterogeneous subtropical forestAbstractSpecies with large intraspecific trait variability (ITV) have larger niche breadth than species with low ITV and thus are expected to be more abundant at the local scale. However, whether the positive ITV–abundance relationship holds in heterogeneous local environments remains uncertain. Using an individual-based trait dataset encompassing three leaf traits...
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A 16-Year Cohort Analysis of Autism Spectrum Disorder-Associated Morbidity in a Pediatric Population...
A 16-Year Cohort Analysis of Autism Spectrum Disorder-Associated Morbidity in a Pediatric PopulationDavid Cawthorpe*Cumming School of Medicine, Departments of Psychiatry and Community Health Sciences, Institute for Child and Maternal Health, The University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, CanadaIntroduction: This chapter presents the analysis of physician-diagnosed International Classification of Diseases (ICD version 9) disorders and diseases associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in a 16-year...
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Temporal order of cancers and mental disorders in an adult population David Cawthorpe (a1), Marc Kerba...
Temporal order of cancers and mental disorders in an adult populationDavid Cawthorpe (a1), Marc Kerba (a2), Aru Narendran (a3), Harleen Ghuttora (a4) ...DOI: https://doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2018.5AbstractBackgroundPopulation-based examination of comorbidity is an emerging field of study.AimsThe purpose of the present population level study is to expand our understanding of how cancer and mental illness are temporally associated.MethodA sample of 83 648 056 physician billing records for 664 838 (56% female)...
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Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy
The role of clean technology research in disaster debris managementWaste energy recovery improves price competitiveness of artificial forage from rapeseed strawAbstractIncreasingly frequent droughts are causing repeated shortages of forage and are creating imbalances in the livestock economy in many parts of the world. More and more rapeseed is being cultivated for biodiesel production, and its straw has to be removed from fields to minimize disease vectors. Despite good drought resistance, rapeseed...
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MEFV gene mutations in children with Henoch–Schönlein purpura and their correlations—do mutations matter?...
MEFV gene mutations in children with Henoch–Schönlein purpura and their correlations—do mutations matter?AbstractObjectiveTo explore the frequency of MEFV gene mutations in children with Henoch–Schönlein purpura who had no prior familial Mediterranean fever diagnosis and to evaluate the association of MEFV mutations with the clinical and laboratory features of Henoch–Schönlein purpura.MethodsData of 1120 patients diagnosed with Henoch–Schönlein purpura were reviewed retrospectively. The spectrum...
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Detection of Familial Mediterranean Fever attacks by using a connected activity tracker and assessment...
Detection of Familial Mediterranean Fever attacks by using a connected activity tracker and assessment of impact of attacks to daily physical activities: a pilot studyAbstractObjectiveThe objective of this study was to assess the impact of Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) attacks on daily physical activity and detect FMF attacks using a connected activity tracker.MethodsPatients with FMF according to the Tel-Hashomer criteria were included in this prospective observational study. Attack-related...
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Clinical Rheumatology
Correction to: Neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio and platelet/lymphocyte ratio in Behçet's disease: which and when to use?The authors wish to acknowledge that whilst this study and that published in Hammad et al [1] explore different areas – blood cell ratios and serum endocan, respectively – the reader may identify some similarities between the papers owing to the same patient cohort being analysed in both studies.Correction to: Mortality in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in Colombia: a case...
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Epidemiology and antifungal susceptibility patterns of Candida isolates from Greek women with vulvovaginal...
Epidemiology and antifungal susceptibility patterns of Candida isolates from Greek women with vulvovaginal candidiasisSofia Maraki  Viktoria Eirini Mavromanolaki  Dimitra Stafylaki  Eleni Nioti  George Hamilos  Anna KasimatiFirst published: 27 May 2019 https://doi.org/10.1111/myc.12946Read the full textePDFPDFTOOLS SHARESummaryVulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) is a common infection of the genital tract affecting millions of women worldwide. Data on epidemiological trends of VVC in Greece are scarce....
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Accuracy of Raman spectroscopy in discrimination of nasopharyngeal carcinoma from normal samples: a...
Accuracy of Raman spectroscopy in discrimination of nasopharyngeal carcinoma from normal samples: a systematic review and meta-analysisAbstractObjectivesThe aim of this review was to systematically evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of Raman spectroscopy (RS) in the identification of nasopharyngeal carcinomas from normal nasopharyngeal tissue.MethodsWe searched six databases (PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Library, Web of Science, Scopus and CNKI) up to September 2018 for all published studies that assessed...
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Neutrophil extracellular traps enhance procoagulant activity in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma...
Neutrophil extracellular traps enhance procoagulant activity in patients with oral squamous cell carcinomaAbstractBackgroundHypercoagulability is a major cancer-associated complication linked to poor patient prognosis. The production of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) is increasingly found to be linked with the development and metastasis of cancer, as well as with thrombi formation in cancer patients. We hypothesized that the neutrophil NET release may be triggered by specific cytokines in...
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Assessment of tumor-associated immune cells in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma AbstractPurpose This...
Assessment of tumor-associated immune cells in laryngeal squamous cell carcinomaAbstractPurposeThis study investigated the characteristics of tumor-associated immune cells (TAICs) in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC) and their correlation with clinicopathological variables.MethodsThe immune cell infiltrates of 71 specimens of stages I–IV LSCC were examined. The density of TAICs expressing CD3, CD4, CD8, CD68, and CD163 was assessed using immunohistochemical staining and image analysis in peritumoral...
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Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology
Stuttering as the first sign of CAR-T-cell-related encephalopathy syndrome (CRES)Combined loss of TFF3 and PTEN is associated with lethal outcome and overall survival in men with prostate cancerAbstractBackgroundTrefoil Factor 3 (TFF3) has been implicated in Prostate Cancer (PCa) progression. However, its prognostic value and association with other biomarkers have not been fully explored. We assessed the combined value of TFF3 and PTEN in two cohorts: one is managed surgically for localized PCa and...
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Computational Neuroscience
Slow-gamma frequencies are optimally guarded against effects of neurodegenerative diseases and traumatic brain injuriesAbstractWe introduce a computational model for the cellular level effects of firing rate filtering due to the major forms of neuronal injury, including demyelination and axonal swellings. Based upon experimental and computational observations, we posit simple phenomenological input/output rules describing spike train distortions and demonstrate that slow-gamma frequencies in the...
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Benign fibro-osseous lesion and odontoma of the mandible: A report of a rare, hybrid lesion and review...
Benign fibro-osseous lesion and odontoma of the mandible: A report of a rare, hybrid lesion and review of literaturePublication date: Available online 24 May 2019Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and PathologyAuthor(s): Rekha Reddy, Rohan Jagtap, Deeba Kashtwari, Christopher C. Hambrook, Danielle L. Freburg-Hoffmeister, Mohammed N. Islam, Donald M. Cohen, Archana Shenoy, Indraneel BhattacharyyaAbstractThis report documents a case of a 12-year-old male with a combined benign...
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huge mandibular tumor composed of ameloblastoma and high-grade sarcoma Publication date: Available online...
huge mandibular tumor composed of ameloblastoma and high-grade sarcomaPublication date: Available online 23 May 2019Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and PathologyAuthor(s): Yusei Fujita, Hiromi Tamura, Shusuke Okunaga, Masakazu Hamada, Ken Wakabayashi, Hiroka Ando, Shiro Adachi, Tetsuro SumiAbstractAmeloblastoma is a benign odontogenic tumor of the jaw. Sarcoma is a rare neoplasm that accounts for only about 1% of all tumors. Here, we report a quite rare case of simultaneous...
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large developing odontoma, so-called ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, of the mandible Publication date:...
large developing odontoma, so-called ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, of the mandiblePublication date: Available online 8 May 2019Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and PathologyAuthor(s): Hideki Watanabe, Hitoshi Osano, Hisao Igarashi, Akihiro Dohi, Yoshiyuki MoriAbstractLarge developing odontoma is a rare odontogenic tumor showing proliferation of both odontogenic epithelium and ectomesenchyme, with enamel and dentin formation. A case of large developing odontoma affecting...
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Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition of the temporomandibular joint: A case report and...
Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition of the temporomandibular joint: A case report and review of the literaturePublication date: Available online 8 May 2019Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and PathologyAuthor(s): Isao Miyamoto, Atsushi Kasamatsu, Kazuya Hiroshima, Nao Ishida, Shin Takeuchi, Toshikazu Takahara, Sho Ishida, Shusaku Yoshimura, Takao Baba, Yasuhiro Saito, Manabu Iyoda, Hideki TanzawaAbstractCalcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease...
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Amelioration of limited mouth opening after treatment of primary biliary cholangitis: A case report...
Amelioration of limited mouth opening after treatment of primary biliary cholangitis: A case reportPublication date: Available online 8 May 2019Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and PathologyAuthor(s): Takeshi Kaneuji, Daigo Yoshiga, Wataru Ariyoshi, Ikuo Nakamichi, Hironori Tanimoto, Junpei Tanaka, Ikuya Miyamoto, Manabu Habu, Sho Mitsugi, Tatsuji Nishihara, Tetsu Takahashi, Kazuhiro Tominaga, Izumi YoshiokaAbstractPrimary biliary cholangitis is a slow-progressing autoimmune...
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Severe stomatitis caused by misuse of methotrexate in an elderly patient with chronic rheumatoid arthritis...
Severe stomatitis caused by misuse of methotrexate in an elderly patient with chronic rheumatoid arthritisPublication date: Available online 4 May 2019Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and PathologyAuthor(s): Kohta Yamada, Kei Tomihara, Manabu Yamazaki, Makoto NoguchiAbstractMethotrexate (MTX) is an antifolate that has been used as a chemotherapeutic agent for the treatment of neoplasm, such as leukemia and osteosarcoma. Moreover, MTX is also commonly used for treatment...
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Retrocerebellar arachnoid cyst of the posterior fossa presenting with headache Reddy Ravikanth BLDE...
Retrocerebellar arachnoid cyst of the posterior fossa presenting with headacheReddy RavikanthBLDE University Journal of Health Sciences 2019 4(1):28-29Arachnoid cysts are benign, fluid-filled, cyst-liked malformations related to the arachnoid mater. Arachnoid cysts involving the posterior fossa are less common and exert local mass effect resulting in the symptoms and signs of cerebellar and brainstem dysfunction. Here, we present a case of a 14-year-old female with a retrocerebellar arachnoid cyst.
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Hyponatremia correction causing extrapontine myelinolysis Binoy Damodar Thavara, Harsha Padikkal Veettil...
Hyponatremia correction causing extrapontine myelinolysisBinoy Damodar Thavara, Harsha Padikkal VeettilBLDE University Journal of Health Sciences 2019 4(1):34-38Rapid correction of hyponatremia will result in extrapontine myelinolysis (EPM). We report a case of 25-year-old male patient who presented with traumatic brain injury (TBI) causing left temporal extradural hematoma (EDH). EDH was managed conservatively. The patient had addiction to alcohol, tobacco smoking, paan (containing betel nuts),...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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BLDE University Journal of Health Sciences, a publication of BLDE University, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal's full text is available online at http://www.bldeujournalhs.in. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.
Digital health in India – As envisaged by the National Health Policy (2017)Suptendra Nath SarbadhikariBLDE University Journal of Health Sciences 2019 4(1):1-6An exploratory study to assess the prevalence and risk factors of malnutrition among under-five children residing in selected rural areas of district Sirmaur, Himachal PradeshPriyanka Devi, Simarjeet KaurBLDE University Journal of Health Sciences 2019 4(1):7-10INTRODUCTION: Nutrition is one of the most essential things of life, and it becomes...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology
Intraparotid lymph node toxoplasmosis diagnosis by fine needle aspiration cytologyPublication date: Available online 31 May 2019Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and PathologyAuthor(s): Hélder Domiciano Dantas Martins, Beatriz Araújo Suassuna Vaz, Larissa Suellen da Silva Lins, Brenna Louise Cavalcanti Gondim, Lucio Roberto Cançado Castellano, Paulo Rogério Ferreti BonanAbstractToxoplasmosis is a relatively common disease caused by the Toxoplasma gondii parasite. Its clinical...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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