Κυριακή, 16 Ιουνίου 2019

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


Contact Dermatitis : Improved metal allergen reactivity of artificial skin models by integration of TLR4‐positive cells Contact Dermatitis, Volume 0, Issue ja, -Not available-. Cutaneous adverse drug reaction induced by oral dexamethasone with possible cross‐reactivity to Group 1 corticosteroids confirmed by patch testing and intradermal testing Contact Dermatitis, Volume 0, Issue ja, -Not available-. New positive patch test reactions on day 7—The additional value of the day 7 patch test reading Contact Dermatitis, EarlyView. Two cases of contact allergic reactions to Finn Chamber AQUA test chambers Contact Dermatitis, EarlyView. Patch test reactivity to aluminium chambers Contact Dermatitis, EarlyView. Systemic allergic dermatitis after patch testing with cinchocaine (dibucaine) and topical corticosteroids Contact Dermatitis, EarlyView. Textile‐induced vulvar and perianal dermatitis Contact Dermatitis, Volume 81, Issue 1, Page 66-67, July 2019. Allergic contact dermatitis probably caused by latanoprost during treatment for alopecia areata Contact Dermatitis, Volume 81, Issue 1, Page 67-68, July 2019. Bullous irritant contact dermatitis caused by an alcoholic extract from Juglans regia leaves Contact Dermatitis, Volume 81, Issue 1, Page 73-74, July 2019. Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis induced by iomeprol with cross‐reactivity to other iodinated contrast agents and mild reactions after rechallenge with iopromide and oral corticosteroid premedication Contact Dermatitis, Volume 81, Issue 1, Page 74-76, July 2019.
Early ViewOnline Version of Record before inclusion in an issueCONTACT POINTSAllergic contact dermatitis caused by ethylhexyl salicylate with possible cross‐reactivity with benzyl salicylateAnne‐Catherine Dens  An Goossens  Jeroen Darcis  Sara Huygens  Charlotte LambrechtLiesbeth GilissenVersion of Record online:11 June 2019Full text  PDF  ReferencesRequest permissionsORIGINAL ARTICLESCausative exposures and temporal development of cobalt allergy in Denmark between 2002 and 2017Farzad Alinaghi  Claus...
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Contact urticaria (CU): frequency, elicitors and cofactors in three cohorts (Information Network of...
Contact urticaria (CU): frequency, elicitors and cofactors in three cohorts (Information Network of Departments of Dermatology (IVDK); Network of Anaphylaxis and Dept. of Dermatology University Hospital Erlangen, Germany)Helene Süß  Sabine Dölle‐Bierke  Johannes Geier  Burkhard Kreft  Eva Oppel  Claudia Pföhler Christoph Skudlik  Margitta Worm  Vera MahlerFirst published: 07 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13331This article has been accepted for publication and undergone full peer review but...
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Fibreglass dermatitis in a caravan manufacturer manifesting as prurigo nodularisErick Bravo Claire M....
Fibreglass dermatitis in a caravan manufacturer manifesting as prurigo nodularisErick Bravo Claire M. Felmingham Rosemary L. NixonFirst Published: 08 June 2019First Page  PDF
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Adding sorbitan sesquioleate to the European baseline series: necessary, reasonable, or unavoidable?...
Adding sorbitan sesquioleate to the European baseline series: necessary, reasonable, or unavoidable?Anton de Groot  Liesbeth Gilissen  Johannes Geier  David Orton  An GoossensFirst published: 08 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13332This article has been accepted for publication and undergone full peer review but has not been through the copyediting, typesetting, pagination and proofreading process, which may lead to differences between this version and the Version of Record. Please cite this...
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Cutaneous adverse drug reaction induced by oral dexamethasone with possible cross‐reactivity to Group...
Cutaneous adverse drug reaction induced by oral dexamethasone with possible cross‐reactivity to Group 1 corticosteroids confirmed by patch testing and intradermal testingTimothy J. Watts David Thursfield Rubaiyat HaqueFirst Published: 13 June 2019First Page  PDF
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Improved metal allergen reactivity of artificial skin models by integration of TLR4‐positive cells Verena...
Improved metal allergen reactivity of artificial skin models by integration of TLR4‐positive cellsVerena G. Frings  Damaris Müller  Gabriel Storz  Angela Rossi  Helga Sennefelder  Christian Adam Matthias Goebeler  Florian K. Groeber‐Becker  Marc SchmidtFirst published: 14 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.13336This article has been accepted for publication and undergone full peer review but has not been through the copyediting, typesetting, pagination and proofreading process, which may lead...
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Mycobacteriology
Risk factors associated with unsuppressed viral load in HIV-1 infected patients at the first antiretroviral therapy in MoroccoTitou Hicham, Elkassimi Ilyas, Hanafi Tarik, Baba Noureddine, Boudi Omar, Frikh Rachid, Hjira Naoufal, Boui MohammedInternational Journal of Mycobacteriology 2019 8(2):113-117Background: Nonsuppression of viral load (VL) in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) is associated with increased HIV transmission and poor survival. The objective of this work was to...
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Industrial Psychiatry
Violence: The scourge of Indian industryKalpana Srivastava, Suprakash Chaudhury, PS Bhat, Jyoti PrakashIndustrial Psychiatry Journal 2018 27(2):159-162Pharmacotherapy for relapse prevention of alcohol use disorder in the Indian setting: A systematic reviewBalaji Bharadwaj, Nivedhitha Selvakumar, Pooja Patnaik KuppiliIndustrial Psychiatry Journal 2018 27(2):163-171Alcohol use disorders (AUDs) is an important public health concern as estimates of the prevalence of AUD range at 4%–6% in the Indian population....
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Hot Topics in Otolaryngology
 Management of Benign Vocal Fold Lesions: Current Perspectives On The Role For Voice TherapyCurrent Opinion In Otolaryngology  Read More   Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Children: Clinical Characteristics, Etiology, Treatment Outcomes, and Prognostic Factors Otology & NeurotologyOfficial Journal of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society, European Academy of Otology & Neurotology,Politzer Society, Japan Otological Society, Korean Otologic Society, and ADANO Read...
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Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology
Altered miR-186 and miR-135a contribute to granulosa cell dysfunction by targeting ESR2: A possible role in polycystic ovary syndromePublication date: 20 August 2019Source: Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, Volume 494Author(s): Yuxia Song, Guo Yu, Yungai Xiang, Yan Li, Lijing Wan, Li TanAbstractMicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a group of negative regulators of gene expression that function at the posttranscriptional level. Dysregulation of miRNAs is involved in many pathophysiological processes, including...
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Addictive Behaviors
Nicotine or expectancies? Using the balanced-placebo design to test immediate outcomes of vapingPublication date: October 2019Source: Addictive Behaviors, Volume 97Author(s): Amanda M. Palmer, Thomas H. BrandonAbstractIntroductionElectronic (e-)cigarette use has increased in popularity, especially among those attempting to quit smoking. Previous studies evaluating the therapeutic efficacy of e-cigarettes have suggested that non-pharmacologic factors, such as expectancies about nicotine effects, may...
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Otolaryngology
https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/american-journal-of-otolaryngology/articles-in-pressResearch articleAbstract onlyFungus ball of the maxillary sinus: Retrospective study of 48 patients and review of the literatureFabio Costa, Enzo Emanuelli, Leonardo Franz, Alessandro Tel, ... Massimo RobionyIn Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online 15 June 2019Purchase PDFArticle previewAbstractAbstractBackgroundMaxillary fungus ball (FB) is the most frequent paranasal localization.ObjectiveTo review...
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Symbiosis
Evidence against mutualism in an aeolid nudibranch associated with Symbiodiniaceae dinoflagellatesAbstractThe symbiotic association with Symbiodiniaceae dinoflagellates has been more investigated for reef-building corals than for other metazoan taxa. Nudibranchs are relevant hosts as they present a wide variety of relationships with Symbiodiniaceae that range from predation to mutualistic association. The aeolid Berghia stephanieae is perhaps the best model for ecological studies in the mollusk-dinoflagellate...
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Odontology
Correction to: Internal and marginal adaptation of high-viscosity bulk-fill composites in class II cavities placed with different adhesive strategiesIn the original publication of the article the paragraph "The four resin-based composites…" appearing below the "Materials and methods" section is incomplete. The correct paragraph is provided in this correction below.ADAM28 dramatically regulates the biological features of human gingival fibroblastsAbstractThis study was to explore the effects of a...
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Orthopaedics
Correction to: Contemporary cemented versus uncemented hemiarthroplasty for the treatment of displaced intracapsular hip fractures: a meta-analysis of forty-two thousand forty-six hipsThe author name "Muhammad Shawqi" was incorrectly presented as "Muhammad Shawq".Correction to: Prior arthroscopic treatment for femoro-acetabular impingement does not compromise hip arthroplasty outcomes: a matched-controlled study with minimum two-year follow-upThe original version of this article was revised: The...
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Extremophiles
Eukaryotic organisms of continental hydrothermal systemsAbstractContinental hydrothermal systems are a dynamic component of global thermal and geochemical cycles, exerting a pronounced impact on water chemistry and heat storage. As such, these environments are commonly classified by temperature, thermal fluid ionic concentration, and pH. Terrestrial hydrothermal systems are a refuge for extremophilic organisms, as extremes in temperature, metal concentration, and pH profoundly impact microorganism...
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Mindfulness
Cross-Lagged Analyses Between Life Meaning, Self-Compassion, and Subjective Well-being Among Gifted AdultsAbstractObjectivesHighly intellectually gifted adults seem to be at a higher risk for existential crisis. However, not much is known about what contributes to their life meaning and/or well-being. This study examined if self-compassion may be a resource leading to a happy and/or meaningful life, or vice versa.MethodsCross-lagged associations between meaningfulness, subjective well-being, and...
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Virology
Correction to: Intratype variants of the E2 protein from human papillomavirus type 18 induce different gene expression profiles associated with apoptosis and cell proliferationThe Given names of the author Alma Mariana Fuentes-González was incorrectly tagged in original publication and corrected here. The original article has been corrected.Molecular characterization and detection of two carlaviruses infecting cactusAbstractTwo large contigs with sequence similarities to different carlaviruses were...
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Douleurs post-radiques après radiothérapie pour cancer des voies aérodigestives superieures : traitement...
Douleurs post-radiques après radiothérapie pour cancer des voies aérodigestives superieures : traitement par injections de toxine botulique APublication date: July 2019Source: Cancer/Radiothérapie, Volume 23, Issue 4Author(s): M. Mailly, S. Benzakin, A. Chauvin, D. Brasnu, D. AyacheRésuméObjectif de l'étudeAnalyser l'efficacité de l'injection de toxine botulique A dans les douleurs cervico-faciales post-radiques.Matériel et MéthodesÉtude rétrospective incluant tous les patients traités dans notre...
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Stereotactic radiotherapy in targeted therapy treated oligo-metastatic oncogene-addicted (non-small-cell)...
Stereotactic radiotherapy in targeted therapy treated oligo-metastatic oncogene-addicted (non-small-cell) lung cancerPublication date: July 2019Source: Cancer/Radiothérapie, Volume 23, Issue 4Author(s): N. Giraud, S. Abdiche, R. TrouetteAbstractWhile the prognosis of metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer has shown significant progress these last years, notably with the discovery of oncogen-driven subtypes and the development of targeted therapies, significant improvements are still needed. More recently,...
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Radiothérapie en conditions stéréotaxiques : étude prospective évaluant la fatigue et la qualité...
Radiothérapie en conditions stéréotaxiques : étude prospective évaluant la fatigue et la qualité de viePublication date: July 2019Source: Cancer/Radiothérapie, Volume 23, Issue 4Author(s): L.M. Abbassi, M. Laurans, A. Gasnier, A. Smulevici, H. Tournat, J.-E. Bibault, A. Huertas, E. Jouglar, A. Suissa, S. Kreps, P. Giraud, C. DurduxRésuméObjectif de l'étudeÉvaluer la fatigue et la qualité de vie chez les patients traités par irradiation en conditions stéréotaxiques et en déterminer les facteurs prédictifs.Matériel...
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Radiothérapie
Douleurs post-radiques après radiothérapie pour cancer des voies aérodigestives superieures : traitement par injections de toxine botulique APublication date: July 2019Source: Cancer/Radiothérapie, Volume 23, Issue 4Author(s): M. Mailly, S. Benzakin, A. Chauvin, D. Brasnu, D. AyacheRésuméObjectif de l'étudeAnalyser l'efficacité de l'injection de toxine botulique A dans les douleurs cervico-faciales post-radiques.Matériel et MéthodesÉtude rétrospective incluant tous les patients traités dans notre...
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Cytokine & Growth Factor
Interplay of deubiquitinating enzymes and cytokinesPublication date: Available online 8 June 2019Source: Cytokine & Growth Factor ReviewsAuthor(s): Bean Woo, Kwang-Hyun BaekAbstractDeubiquitinating enzymes (DUBs) are cysteine protease proteins that reverse the ubiquitination by removing ubiquitins from the target protein. With over 100 DUBs identified and categorized into at least 7 families, many DUBs interact with one or more cytokines, influencing cellular processes, such as antiviral responses,...
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Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
Community-Level Sports Group Participation and the Risk of Cognitive ImpairmentPurpose Community-level group participation is a structural aspect of social capital that may have a contextual influence on individual health. We investigated the contextual effect of community-level prevalence of sports group participation on the risk of cognitive impairment among older individuals. Methods We analyzed prospective cohort data from the Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study (JAGES), a nationwide survey...
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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Not Always as it Seems: A Case of Ascending ParalysisNo abstract availableEvaluation of Service Delivery Effectiveness through Patient Reported Outcome MeasuresObjective To report the demographic characteristics and functional mobility for individuals accessing an academic medical center mobility device clinic, and to compare functional mobility data across demographic characteristics and mobility device type. Design This study utilized a retrospective, cross-sectional design. Demographic, mobility...
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Clinical Characteristics and Microsurgery Treatment of Anterior Cranial Fossa Dural Arteriovenous Fistula...
Clinical Characteristics and Microsurgery Treatment of Anterior Cranial Fossa Dural Arteriovenous FistulaAnterior cranial fossa dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) represent 6% of all intracranial DAVFs and have a high risk of intracranial hemorrhage. To analyze the clinical characteristics and microsurgery treatment of anterior cranial fossa DAVFs, a retrospective review of 21 patients with anterior cranial fossa DAVFs undergoing microsurgery was performed, including 8 bleeding patients and 13...
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Scalp Arteriovenous Malformation Resection With Novel Technique of Endovascular and Surgical Devascularization...
Scalp Arteriovenous Malformation Resection With Novel Technique of Endovascular and Surgical DevascularizationA 26-year-old female patient referred to our emergency service with complaint of increase headache and swelling of the left upper eye led. External examination of the head revealed left frontal scalp and left eye led swelling, which was soft and pulsatile. Brain computed tomography (CT) scan and magnetic resonance imaging showed left frontal soft tissue and left periorbital swelling with...
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Composite Nasoseptal Flap for Palate Reconstruction Palatal fistulae represent a pathological connection...
Composite Nasoseptal Flap for Palate ReconstructionPalatal fistulae represent a pathological connection from the oral cavity through the hard or soft palate to the nasal cavity and can present a significant reconstructive dilemma. Surgical correction of palatal fistulae is often limited by prior treatment, including ablative procedures and radiotherapy, or previous reconstructive attempts. In light of these challenges, the nasoseptal flap represents an excellent adjacent source of vascularized tissue...
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Pediatric Blood Management Protocol in Cranial Vault Surgery Background: Cranial vault surgeries are...
Pediatric Blood Management Protocol in Cranial Vault SurgeryBackground: Cranial vault surgeries are invasive, extensive procedures with blood transfusions being frequently required. Previous interventions have been described to attempt to decrease the transfusion burden. The objective of this study is to determine if a Pediatric Blood Management (PBM) team can reduce transfusion requirements in children undergoing cranial vault surgery. Methods: A protocol was developed which involved preoperative...
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Dermal-Fat Graft for Facial Contouring in Patients With Craniofacial Microsomia Craniofacial microsomia...
Dermal-Fat Graft for Facial Contouring in Patients With Craniofacial MicrosomiaCraniofacial microsomia (CFM) is a variable craniofacial malformation, related to the development of the structures originated from the first and second brachial arches, affecting skeletal tissue, soft tissue, and neuromuscular components. In the situation of subcutaneous tissue and chewing muscles hypoplasia, free tissue transfer is a treatment option. Dermal-fat graft allows easy modeling during surgery, volumetric gain...
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Craniofacial Surgery
Pediatric Blood Management Protocol in Cranial Vault SurgeryBackground: Cranial vault surgeries are invasive, extensive procedures with blood transfusions being frequently required. Previous interventions have been described to attempt to decrease the transfusion burden. The objective of this study is to determine if a Pediatric Blood Management (PBM) team can reduce transfusion requirements in children undergoing cranial vault surgery. Methods: A protocol was developed which involved preoperative...
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Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Optimizing Energy Expenditure and Oxygenation Toward Ventilator Tolerance is Associated with Lower Ventilator and ICU DaysIntroduction We hypothesize that if both energy expenditure and oxygenation are optimized (EEOO) towards ventilator tolerance; this would provide patients with the best condition to be liberated from the ventilator. We defined ventilator tolerance as having a RQ value between 0.7 and 1.0, while maintaining saturations above 98% with FiO2 70% or less and a normal respiratory rate...
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Thyroid Cancer Bone Metastasis: Survival and Genomic Characteristics of a Large Tertiary Care Cohort...
Thyroid Cancer Bone Metastasis: Survival and Genomic Characteristics of a Large Tertiary Care CohortPurpose Bone metastasis (BM) in differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) is the second most common site of metastasis after lung. Bone metastases are associated with worse prognosis in DTC. In this study, we examined risk factors for overall survival in patients with BM and for the first time explore the pattern of genomic alterations in DTC BM. Patients and Methods A Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...
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Clinical Nuclear Medicine
Thyroid Cancer Bone Metastasis: Survival and Genomic Characteristics of a Large Tertiary Care CohortPurpose Bone metastasis (BM) in differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) is the second most common site of metastasis after lung. Bone metastases are associated with worse prognosis in DTC. In this study, we examined risk factors for overall survival in patients with BM and for the first time explore the pattern of genomic alterations in DTC BM. Patients and Methods A Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...
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Dengue infection complicated by hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: Experiences from 180 severe dengue...
Dengue infection complicated by hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: Experiences from 180 severe dengue patients Foong Kee Kan, MD, MRCP (UK) Cheng Cheng Tan, MBBS, MMedTatiana von Bahr Greenwood, MD Khairil E Khalid, MBBS, MRCPPremaa Supramaniam, BSc Ida Hed Myrberg, BScLian Huat Tan, MD, MMed Jan-Inge Henter, MD, PhDClinical Infectious Diseases, ciz499,https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz499Published: 12 June 2019 Article historyPDF Split ViewCitePermissions Icon Permissions Share AbstractBackgroundGlobally...
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Timing of HPV16-E6 antibody seroconversion before OPSCC: findings from the HPVC3 consortium A R Kreimer ...
Timing of HPV16-E6 antibody seroconversion before OPSCC: findings from the HPVC3 consortiumA R Kreimer  A Ferreiro-Iglesias  M Nygard  N Bender  L Schroeder A Hildesheim  H A Robbins  M Pawlita  H Langseth  N F Schlecht  ... Show moreAnnals of Oncology, mdz138, https://doi.org/10.1093/annonc/mdz138Published: 11 June 2019 pdfPDF  Split View CitePermissions Icon Permissions ShareBackgroundHuman papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16)-E6 antibodies are detectable in peripheral blood before diagnosis in the majority...
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Microbial Ecology
Phenotyping Thermal Responses of Yeasts and Yeast-like Microorganisms at the Individual and Population Levels: Proof-of-Concept, Development and Application of an Experimental Framework to a Plant PathogenAbstractDeciphering the responses of microbial populations to spatiotemporal changes in their thermal environment is instrumental in improving our understanding of their eco-evolutionary dynamics. Recent studies have shown that current phenotyping protocols do not adequately address all dimensions...
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Diabetologia
Correction to: Bone marrow pericyte dysfunction in individuals with type 2 diabetesUnfortunately, three errors were made in the conversion of HbA1c to per cent values.The Integrated Islet Distribution Program answers the call for improved human islet phenotyping and reporting of human islet characteristics in research articlesSoluble receptor for AGE in diabetic nephropathy and its progression in Finnish individuals with type 1 diabetesAbstractAims/hypothesisActivation of the receptor for AGE (RAGE)...
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Mental Health
Individualised or Standardised Outcome Measures: A Co-habitation?AbstractMental health outcome measurement is conflicted between two different schools of thought which underlie the division between standardised (nomothetic) and individualised or patient-generated (idiographic) measures. The underpinning philosophies of both approaches have very different starting points in terms of how we understand the world. And yet the strengths of both may contribute something useful for patients and mental health...
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Transplantation
Clostridium difficile: a frequent infection in children after intestinal transplantationBackground: Organ transplantation is a risk factor for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). After intestinal transplantation (ITx), few data are available on the impact of this graft infection and the possible induction of rejection. Methods: We included retrospectively all children after ITx in our unit, with at least one year of graft survival. All samples positive for Clostridium difficile and its toxin were...
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Sex Roles
Pursuing Medicina [Medicine]: Latina Physicians and Parental Messages on Gendered Career ChoicesAbstractPrior research underscores that college-educated Latinas are hyper-segregated into highly feminized occupations and that Latino parents socialize their daughters to seek out these careers. Despite this trend, a small and growing number of Latinas are steadily entering prestigious non-traditional careers in medicine. Drawing on in-depth interviews with 20 Latina physicians of various generational...
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Familial
Pediatric craniopharyngioma in association with familial adenomatous polyposisAbstractFamilial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is a cancer predisposition syndrome driven by germline loss-of-function of the APC gene and phenotypically manifests with intestinal polyposis and a variety of extra-intestinal bone and soft tissue tumors. Craniopharyngioma is not a well-described FAP-associated tumor, however, six cases have been reported in adults, all demonstrating ectopic location and adamantinomatous histology....
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Ophthalmology
"Graefe's Archive" is a distinguished international journal that presents original clinical reports and clinically relevant experimental studies. Founded in 1854 by Albrecht von Graefe to serve as a source of useful clinical information and a stimulus for discussion, the journal has published articles by leading ophthalmologists and vision research scientists for more than a century. With peer review by an international Editorial Board and prompt English-language publication, "Graefe's Archive" provides...
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Abdominal Radiology
Bare area signThese four signs (the diaphragm sign, the displaced crus sign, the interface sign, and the bare area sign) are reliable when only one abnormal fluid collection is present.Ascites or pleural effusion? CT and ultrasound differentiation. - NCBIhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3536306The stalk-of-corn sign of ureterReply to letter to the editor: "clinical evaluation of ureteral pseudodiverticulosis"Clinical evaluation of ureteral pseudodiverticulosisThimble bladderThe "hot air balloon"...
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Behavior Analysis
Why WIBA?AbstractHistorically, men have dominated the field of behavior analysis; however, recent trends have indicated increased participation by women. As a result of these recent changes to the field of behavior analysis, the inaugural Women in Behavior Analysis Conference (WIBA) was hosted in 2017. WIBA was initially established to highlight the accomplishments of women in the field of behavior analysis, to provide opportunities for early career behavior analysts to obtain mentorship, and to...
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Der Chirurg
Laparoskopische Enukleation von InsulinomenHypertherme intraperitoneale ChemotherapieZusammenfassungZytoreduktive Chirurgie (CRS) und hypertherme intraperitoneale Chemotherapie (HIPEC) sind fester Bestandteil der Therapie peritonealer Malignome. Eine vollständige makroskopische Zytoreduktion ist die Grundlage einer erfolgreichen multimodalen Therapie. Der Stellenwert der intraperitonealen Chemotherapie ist weiterhin unklar. Diese Übersichtsarbeit erklärt die Prinzipien und die Bedeutung der HIPEC...
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Genes & Genomics
Pre-labelled oligo probe-FISH karyotype analyses of four Araliaceae species using rDNA and telomeric repeatAbstractBackgroundThe family Araliaceae contains many medicinal species including ginseng of which the whole genome sequencing analyses have been going on these days.ObjectiveTo characterize the chromosomal distribution of 5S and 45S rDNAs and telomeric repeat in four ginseng related species of Aralia elata (Miq.) Seem., Dendropanax morbiferus H. Lév., Eleutherococcus sessiliflorus (Rupr. Et...
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Heart Failure
Experimental models of cardiac physiology and pathologyAbstractExperimental models of cardiac disease play a key role in understanding the pathophysiology of the disease and developing new therapies. The features of the experimental models should reflect the clinical phenotype, which can have a wide spectrum of underlying mechanisms. We review characteristics of commonly used experimental models of cardiac physiology and pathophysiology in all translational steps including in vitro, small animal,...
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Gastro
Mehr Screening in den HCV-RisikogruppenMit nur einer Tablette am Tag ist es heute meist möglich, die chronische Hepatitis-C-Virus(HCV)-Infektion binnen zwölf Wochen zu heilen. Bis zur endgültigen HCV-Eliminierung sind jedoch noch etliche Hürden zu überwinden. Seit Einführung der direkt antiviral wirksamen Therapie, etwa mit Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir (SOF/VEL, Epclusa®) und SOF/VEL/Voxilaprevir (Vosevi®), haben HCV-Patienten heute eine hohe Chance auf Heilung. Dennoch ist die aktuelle Versorgungssituation...
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Onkologie
MerkelzellkarzinomZusammenfassungDas Merkelzellkarzinom ist ein seltener, hoch aggressiver Hauttumor des älteren Menschen. Er besitzt neuroendokrine Eigenschaften. Die Pathogenese ist mit chronischer UV-Licht-Exposition und dem Merkelzell-Polyomavirus assoziiert. Klinisch fällt das Merkelzellkarzinom durch einen solitären, kutan oder subkutan gelegenen, roten bis bläulichen Knoten auf. Da der Tumor frühzeitig lymphogen metastasiert, sind zum Zeitpunkt der Diagnosestellung in etwa 30 % der Fälle bereits...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
Correction to: Statins, metformin, proprotein-convertase-subtilisin-kexin type-9 (PCSK9) inhibitors and sex hormones: Immunomodulatory properties?The authors would like to note that several errors had occurred, especially in Table 2, Tables 5, 6 and 7, Figure 13, and in the legend of Figure 23.Nutritional and non-nutritional agents that stimulate white adipose tissue browningAbstractObesity is a public health problem present in both developed and developing countries. The white adipose tissue (WAT)...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Forum
Out of Africa: Exploring the Ethiopian Sentencing GuidelinesAbstractTo date, the literature on sentencing reform has largely focused on western jurisdictions, particularly the United States and Europe. Developments in other parts of the world, particularly on the African continent, have been overlooked. This article explores sentencing in a lesser-known African jurisdiction: Ethiopia. The focus of the essay is upon the issue of structured sentencing. Sentencing in Ethiopia, like most jurisdictions,...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Ethics
Surviving a Crisis: How Crisis Type and Psychological Distance Can Inform Corporate Crisis ResponsesAbstractThis research examines how one's construal level of a crisis differs by crisis type, and how the interplay of crisis type (self-threatening vs. society-threatening) and apology appeal type (emotional vs. informational) impacts the effectiveness of apology messages in a corporate crisis context. Findings indicate that one's mental construal toward a crisis varies by crisis type, with a self-threatening...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine
Erratum to: Irreversible phenotypic perturbation and functional impairment of B cells during HIV-1 infectionThe original version of this article unfortunately contained a mistake. One of the authors of this article has been misspelled. Xiaoyang Zhang should be Xiaoyan Zhang. The update is also provided here.Cytokines and inflammation in adipogenesis: an updated reviewAbstractThe biological relevance of cytokines is known for more than 20 years. Evidence suggests that adipogenesis is one of the biological...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Cultural Heritage
Calcium oxalate films on works of art: A reviewPublication date: Available online 14 June 2019Source: Journal of Cultural HeritageAuthor(s): Laura RampazziAbstractThis work presents a review of the findings of calcium oxalate films, a widespread decay phenomenon recovered on stone and other substrates (mortars, wall and easel paintings, written materials, glass). The specific attention given to the issue in the 1990s has decreased, although articles have documented films until the present day. The...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Urologie und Urogynäkologie/Österreich
Chronische ZystitisKindliche Urolithiasis – ein Fallbericht und aktuelle StrategieZusammenfassungEtwa 1 % aller Fälle der symptomatischen Urolithiasis in Deutschland betreffen Kinder und Jugendliche unter 18 Jahren. Wir präsentieren den Fall eines 5 Jahre alten Mädchens mit symptomatischer Nephrolithiasis, welche in unserer Klinik per ESWL behandelt und im weiteren Verlauf mit allen notwendigen Folgeeingriffen betreut wurde. Basierend auf den aktuellen Leitlinien folgt im Anschluss daran eine Darstellung...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Allergo
Atopic eczema score of emotional consequences—a questionnaire to assess emotional consequences of atopic eczemaAbstractPurposeAtopic eczema (AE, atopic dermatitis), one of the most common chronic skin diseases worldwide, can dramatically influence the lives of affected patients as well as the lives of their families. Despite the availability of several questionnaires for assessing the impairment of quality of life, so far the emotional consequences of AE have received limited attention. The purpose...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Antibacterial and antidiarrheal activity of Butea Monospermea bark extract against waterborne enterobacter Cloacae in...
Antibacterial and antidiarrheal activity of Butea Monospermea bark extract against waterborne enterobacter Cloacae in rodents: In-vitro, Ex-vivo and In-Vivo evidencesPublication date: 15 September 2019Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 241Author(s): Divya Sharma, Saraswati Patel, Kanika Verma, Shiva Gudlawar, Dipjyoti Chakraborty, Sarvesh Paliwal, Jaya Dwivedi, Swapnil SharmaAbstractEthnopharmacological relevanceButea monosperma (Lam.) Taub. (family Leguminosae), popularly known as 'Palash'...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Neoline is the active ingredient of processed aconite root against murine peripheral neuropathic pain...
Neoline is the active ingredient of processed aconite root against murine peripheral neuropathic pain model, and its pharmacokinetics in ratsPublication date: 15 September 2019Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 241Author(s): Yohei Tanimura, Masato Yoshida, Kan'ichiro Ishiuchi, Masahiro Ohsawa, Toshiaki MakinoAbstractEthnopharmacological relevanceProcessed aconite root (PA), the root of Aconitum carmichaeli (Ranunculaceae), is a crude drug used in traditional Chinese or Japanese kampo medicine...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
2h
Anti-aggregant effect of butanolic extract of Rubia tinctorum L on platelets in vitro and ex vivo Publication...
Anti-aggregant effect of butanolic extract of Rubia tinctorum L on platelets in vitro and ex vivoPublication date: 15 September 2019Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 241Author(s): Fatima Zahra Marhoume, Mehdi Ait Laaradia, Younes Zaid, Jawad Laadraoui, Sara Oufquir, Rachida Aboufatima, Abderrahmane Chait, Abdallah BagriGraphical abstract
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
2h
The contribution of beta-2 adrenergic, muscarinic and histamine (H1) receptors, calcium and potassium...
The contribution of beta-2 adrenergic, muscarinic and histamine (H1) receptors, calcium and potassium channels and cyclooxygenase pathway in the relaxant effect of Allium cepa L. on the tracheal smooth musclePublication date: 15 September 2019Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 241Author(s): Arghavan Memarzia, Fatemeh Amin, Saeideh Saadat, Mehrdad Jalali, Zahra Ghasemi, Mohammad Hossein BoskabadyAbstractEthnopharmacological relevanceThere are report regarding therapeutic effects for Allium...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
3h
A lipid-soluble extract of Pinellia pedatisecta Schott enhances antitumor T cell responses by restoring...
A lipid-soluble extract of Pinellia pedatisecta Schott enhances antitumor T cell responses by restoring tumor-associated dendritic cell activation and maturationPublication date: 15 September 2019Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 241Author(s): Yumeng Wang, Haixia Huang, Sheng Yao, Guiling Li, Congjian Xu, Yang Ye, Suiqi GuiAbstractEthnopharmacological relevancePinellia pedatisecta Schott (PPS)is a traditional Chinese medicine functioning as reducing swelling and drying dampness. Pinellia...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
3h
Binding of the polysaccharide from Acanthopanax giraldii Harms to toll-like receptor 4 activates macrophages...
Binding of the polysaccharide from Acanthopanax giraldii Harms to toll-like receptor 4 activates macrophagesPublication date: 15 September 2019Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 241Author(s): Qingqing Li, Zhiting Chen, Zhilu Xu, Shaoyun Han, Huihui Hao, Jiang Wu, Fengxiang Sun, Xiaoyan Fu, Ruyue Li, Birong Zheng, Xiaoxiao Guo, Tongtong Zhang, Yong ChenAbstractEthnopharmacological relevanceThe traditional Chinese medicine, Acanthopanax giraldii Harms, is commonly used to treat arthralgia...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Ethnopharmacology
Toxicological findings about an anticancer fraction with casearins described by traditional and alternative techniques as support to the Brazilian Unified Health System (SUS)Publication date: 15 September 2019Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 241Author(s): Paulo Michel Pinheiro Ferreira, Denise Barbosa Santos, Jurandy do Nascimento Silva, Amanda Freitas Goudinho, Carla Lorena Silva Ramos, Patrícia Canteri de Souza, Ricardo Sérgio Couto de Almeida, Diego Sousa Moura, Rhaul de Oliveira,...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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