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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
Pathogens, Vol. 8, Pages 281: A Recombinant Influenza A/H1N1 Carrying A Short Immunogenic Peptide of MERS-CoV as Bivalent Vaccine in BALB/c MicePathogens, Vol. 8, Pages 281: A Recombinant Influenza A/H1N1 Carrying A Short Immunogenic Peptide of MERS-CoV as Bivalent Vaccine in BALB/c Mice Pathogens doi: 10.3390/pathogens8040281 Authors: Shehata Kandeil Mostafa Mahmoud Gomaa El-Shesheny Webby Kayali Ali Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) became a global human health threat since...
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Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 4409: Gas-Dynamic Kinetics of Vapour Sampling in the Detection of ExplosivesMolecules, Vol. 24, Pages 4409: Gas-Dynamic Kinetics of Vapour Sampling in the Detection of Explosives Molecules doi: 10.3390/molecules24234409 Authors: Vladimir M. Gruznov Alexander B. Vorozhtsov The dynamic sorption concentration of explosive vapours on concentrators made of a metal mesh, and the transportation of explosive vapours through the extended metal channels are considered. The efficiency...
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 International Journal of Molecular Sciences,IJMS, Vol. 20, Pages 6066: The PPARδ Agonist GW501516 Improves Lipolytic/Lipogenic Balance through CPT1 and PEPCK during the Development of Pre-Implantation Bovine EmbryosIJMS, Vol. 20, Pages 6066: The PPARδ Agonist GW501516 Improves Lipolytic/Lipogenic Balance through CPT1 and PEPCK during the Development of Pre-Implantation Bovine Embryos International Journal of Molecular Sciences doi: 10.3390/ijms20236066 Authors: Muhammad Idrees Lianguang Xu Marwa...
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 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , IJERPH, Vol. 16, Pages 4858: Validation of Submaximal Step Tests and the 6-Min Walk Test for Predicting Maximal Oxygen Consumption in Young and Healthy ParticipantsIJERPH, Vol. 16, Pages 4858: Validation of Submaximal Step Tests and the 6-Min Walk Test for Predicting Maximal Oxygen Consumption in Young and Healthy Participants International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph16234858 Authors:...
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Atmosphere, Vol. 10, Pages 766: Influence of the Airflow in a Solar Passive Building on the Indoor Air Quality and Thermal Comfort LevelsAtmosphere, Vol. 10, Pages 766: Influence of the Airflow in a Solar Passive Building on the Indoor Air Quality and Thermal Comfort Levels Atmosphere doi: 10.3390/atmos10120766 Authors: Conceição Gomes Awbi The influence of the airflow in a solar passive building on the indoor air quality and thermal comfort levels was investigated. The numerical study for a university...
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The Management of Postsurgical Wound Complications with Plasma Rich in Growth Factors: A Preliminary SeriesBACKGROUND Postsurgical wound complications constitute a relevant public health issue because of their frequency. There is growing evidence regarding platelet-based autologous therapies that support their use in promoting cutaneous regeneration. OBJECTIVE To provide preliminary data regarding the potential benefit of plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF) in the management of postsurgical wound...
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Circulating Mesencephalic Astrocyte-derived Neurotrophic Factor Negatively Correlates with Atrial Apoptosis in Human Chronic Atrial FibrillationAtrial apoptosis has been found to be majorly involved in the pathogenesis of human atrial fibrillation (AF). Mesencephalic astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor (MANF) exerts an anti-apoptotic effect for multiple cell types. However, the correlation between MANF and atrial apoptosis in AF is still undefined. In this study, 59 patients with valvular or congenital...
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Drug-induced rheumatic syndromesAnupam Wakhlu, Rasmi Ranjan Sahoo, Durga Prasanna MisraIndian Journal of Rheumatology 2019 14(5):1-2Drug-induced vasculitisDurga Prasanna Misra, Pallavi Patro, Aman SharmaIndian Journal of Rheumatology 2019 14(5):3-9Vascular injury due to drugs is recognized as a distinct entity under the Chapel Hill Consensus Conference 2012 definitions for vasculitis. Drug-induced vasculitis (DIV) may affect various types of vessels. Isolated cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis...
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Cefazolin Monotherapy Versus Cefazolin Plus Aminoglycosides for Antimicrobial Prophylaxis of Type III Open FracturesBackground: There are conflicting recommendations between organizations regarding aminoglycoside use for the prophylaxis of type III open fractures. Study Question: To compare cefazolin monotherapy versus cefazolin plus aminoglycoside therapy for prophylaxis of type III open fractures in trauma patients. Study Design: This was a multicenter, retrospective, cohort study conducted in...
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PPARγ and RhoBTB1 in hypertensionPurpose of review This review provides an up-to-date understanding of how peroxisome proliferator activated receptor γ (PPARγ) exerts its cardioprotective effect in the vasculature through its activation of novel PPARγ target genes in endothelium and vascular smooth muscle. Recent findings In vascular endothelial cells, PPARγ plays a protective role by increasing nitric oxide bioavailability and preventing oxidative stress. RBP7 is a PPARγ target gene enriched in...
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Treatment of visceral pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome using acupuncture: Mechanism of actionAleksandar Zivaljevic, Bin Shi, Elisa M S. Tam, Vahideh ToossiWorld Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2019 5(4):181-186Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a relatively common condition characterized by abdominal pain, among other symptoms, that significantly impacts the quality of life of IBS patients. Therapeutic treatment of IBS results in limited success, and the focus is placed on relieving...
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Fatty liver, cardiometabolic disease and mortalityPurpose of review We discuss the findings of the most recent metanalyses on the association between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), cardiometabolic disease and mortality. Recent findings Recent metanalyses have shown that NAFLD is associated with incident type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and incident cardiovascular disease (CVD). Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, which can be diagnosed by liver biopsy only in tertiary care centers, is often associated...
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Transesophageal echocardiography in minimally invasive cardiac surgeryPurpose of review Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) has made its way into the cardiac surgery realm and spurred the development of many interventions. In the domain of minimally invasive cardiac surgery (MICS), TEE has become central to reducing cardiovascular complications. Recent findings Real-time three-dimensional TEE is a key contributor to the safe and precise deployment of the PASCAL mitral valve repair system, which...
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Neural Dynamics in the Processing of Personal Objects as an Index of the Brain Representation of the SelfAbstractAcross time, personal belongings incorporate semantic self-knowledge contributing to the subjective meaning of mineness and preference, whose access is prioritized. Although neuroimaging is starting to explore self-knowledge processes, more research is still necessary to better understand many aspects of these processes. One, the timing of the mechanisms involved, is the main purpose of...
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Cosyntropin for the Treatment of Refractory Postdural Puncture Headache in Pediatric Patients: A Retrospective ReviewObjectives: Postdural puncture headache is a challenging complication of diagnostic, therapeutic, and unintentional lumbar puncture. Literature evidence supports cosyntropin as a viable noninvasive therapy for adults who have failed conservative management, but pediatric data is limited. The purpose of this retrospective chart review is to describe the use of intravenous cosyntropin...
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Characterization of an inducible HSP70 gene in Chilo suppressalis and expression in response to environmental and biological stressAbstractThe highly conserved heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) contributes to survival at a cellular level and greatly enhances stress tolerance in many organisms. In this study, we isolate and characterize Cshsp702, which encodes an inducible form of HSP70 in the rice stem borer, Chilo suppressalis. Cshsp702 does not contain introns; the translational product is comprised...
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The evaluation of left ventricular dyssynchrony in hypertensive patients with a preserved systolic function undergoing gated SPECT myocardial perfusion imagingAbstractBackgroundHypertension as a known risk factor for cardiovascular diseases can result in left ventricular dyssynchrony (LVD) leading to uncoordinated contraction. The aim of our study was to evaluate whether systolic mechanical dyssynchrony measured by phase analysis of gated single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging...
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Long-term Outcomes for the Treatment of Paragangliomas in the Upfront, Adjuvant, and Salvage Settings With Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Intensity-modulated RadiotherapyObjective: To analyze local control (LC) and toxicity rates between stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in relation to reported surgical rates in the treatment of paragangliomas (PG) in the upfront, adjuvant, and salvage settings, and to explore factors affecting tumor size reduction, toxicity...
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Brain Hypoxia Secondary to Diffusion Limitation in Hypoxic Ischemic Brain Injury Postcardiac ArrestObjectives: We sought to characterize 1) the difference in the diffusion gradient of cellular oxygen delivery and 2) the presence of diffusion limitation physiology in hypoxic-ischemic brain injury patients with brain hypoxia, as defined by parenchymal brain tissue oxygen tension less than 20 mm Hg versus normoxia (brain tissue oxygen tension > 20 mm Hg). Design: Post hoc subanalysis of a prospective...
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Cardiovascular health of nonagenarians in southern Italy: a cross-sectional, home-based pilot study of longevityBackground The Cilento region of southern Italy has a high prevalence of nonagenarians and centenarians. Few studies of the oldest old have included echocardiographic and/or electrocardiographic data, in a home-based setting. Objectives The objective of this pilot study was to delineate the key lifestyle, medical, echocardiographic, and electrocardiographic features of a sample of nonagenarians...
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Urinary sodium-to-potassium ratio and plasma renin and aldosterone concentrations in normotensive children: implications for the interpretation of resultsObjectives: To identify associations among the plasma renin concentration (PRC), plasma aldosterone and urinary sodium (Na)/potassium (K) ratio, and to integrate these variables into a nomogram with the aim of estimating the expected versus observed aldosterone concentration. Methods: We studied 40 healthy normotensive children (5–8 years old, 57.5%...
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"The Separation That is Not a Separation But a Form of Union": Merleau-Ponty and Feminist Object Relations Theory in DialogueAbstractWe often think of normal childhood as a progressive development towards a fixed—and often tacitly individualistic and masculine—model of what it is to be an adult. By contrast, phenomenologists, psychoanalysts, sociology of childhood, and feminist thinkers have set out to offer richer accounts both of childhood development and of mature existence. This paper (1) draws...
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Leonard N. Moore: The Defeat of Black Power: Civil Rights and the National Black Political Convention of 1972Don Cox: Just Another Nigger: My Life in the Black Panther Party Berkeley, CAIntroductionChicago's White Appalachian Poor and the Rise of the Young Patriots OrganizationAbstractFounded in 1968, the Young Patriots Organization brought together white Southerners living in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood in an effort to confront the poverty and discrimination that they faced in their new urban...
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Pulmonary levels of biomarkers for inflammation and lung injury in protective versus conventional one-lung ventilation for oesophagectomy: A randomised clinical trialBACKGROUND It is uncertain whether protective ventilation reduces ventilation-induced pulmonary inflammation and injury during one-lung ventilation. OBJECTIVE To compare intra-operative protective ventilation with conventional during oesophagectomy with respect to pulmonary levels of biomarkers for inflammation and lung injury. DESIGN...
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Training Primary Care Physicians in Dermoscopy for Skin Cancer Detection: a Scoping ReviewAbstractIn many countries, patients with concerning skin lesions will first consult a primary care physician (PCP). Dermoscopy has an evidence base supporting its use in primary care for skin cancer detection, but need for training has been cited as a key barrier to its use. How PCPs train to use dermoscopy is unclear. A scoping literature review was carried out to examine what is known from the published literature...
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Fighter, Corpsman, Partisan an Attempt to Typify Former Soldiers Based on their Coping and Defense MechanismsAbstractThis work strives to develop a typological classification of the use of conscious and unconscious defense and coping mechanisms based on methodically and structurally collected data from a qualitative survey of 43 former soldiers in Germany. Seven coping and defense types were identified: the Fighter, the Comrade, the Corpsman, the Strategist, the Partisan, the Self-Protector and the...
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The Landscape Ecology of Rivers: from Patch-Based to Spatial Network AnalysesAbstractPurpose of ReviewWe synthesize recent methodological and conceptual advances in the field of riverscape ecology, emphasizing areas of synergy with current research in landscape ecology.Recent FindingsRecent advances in riverscape ecology highlight the need for spatially explicit examinations of how network structure influences ecological pattern and process, instead of the simple linear (upstream-downstream) view....
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Online couple interventions in cancerPurpose of review Cancer diagnosis and treatment can have long-lasting psychological and physical consequences that affect both patients and their intimate partners. Improved understanding of extant dyadic interventions in the context of cancer, and how access to these may be enhanced through web-based technologies, introduce new directions for how cancer-related psychological distress for couples may be ameliorated. Recent findings Couples are negatively impacted...
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Updates on current evidence for biologics in chronic rhinosinusitisPurpose of review The purpose of this review is to present the most important recent developments concerning biologics as a therapeutic option for chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). Recent findings mAb anti-IL-4 receptor α (Dupilumab) was recently approved by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for patients with CRSwNP and four other biologics are under investigation, with promising preliminary results. Summary CRS is a disease associated...
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Musical training enhances temporal adaptation of auditory-motor synchronizationAbstractTo coordinate their actions successfully with auditory events, individuals must be able to adapt their behaviour flexibly to environmental changes. Previous work has shown that musical training enhances the flexibility to synchronize behaviour with a wide range of stimulus periods. The current experiment investigated whether musical training enhances temporal adaptation to period perturbations as listeners tapped...
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Neues aus der Onkologie,Liebe Leserinnen und Leser, mit diesem Newsletter möchten wir Sie auf unsere Berichterstattung anlässlich der Jahrestagung der Deutschen, Österreichischen und Schweizerischen Gesellschaften für Hämatologie und Medizinische Onkologie hinweisen.Unsere Experten berichten z.B. über aktuelle Entwicklungen in der Versorgung des multiplen Myeloms: beispielsweise über viel versprechende Daten zur Immuntherapie etwa mit CAR-T-Zellen, zu Kriterien für einen frühen Therapiebeginn oder...
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Endocrine-Related Cancer Volume 26: Issues 10, 11 and 12 View in browserVolume 26: Issue 12Review Article: Mechanisms linking the renin-angiotensin system, obesity, and breast cancer by Fahmida Rasha et al.Review Article: Epigenetic changes in fibroblasts drive cancer metabolism and differentiation by Rajeev Mishra et al.Research Article: Metabolite analysis-aided diagnosis of papillary thyroid cancer by Jian Chen et al.Research Article: Tumor expression of environmental chemical-responsive genes...
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Cancer Research
Table of ContentsCancer Research December 2019; 79 (23)Breaking InsightsHighlights from Recent Cancer LiteratureReviewsWnt Signaling in Cancer: Not a Binary ON:OFF SwitchDustin J. Flanagan et al.A Tumor Agnostic Therapeutic Strategy for Hexokinase 1–Null/Hexokinase 2–Positive CancersShili Xu et al.Cancer Research HighlightsClonal Selection Drives NF-κB Activation in Recurrent Nasopharyngeal CarcinomaKartik Sehgal et al.It Takes Two (Genomes) to Cancer: Paired Viral and Host Transcriptome Analysis...
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A behavioral approach to economic analysisImplications of smart decision-making and heuristics for production theory and material welfareAbstractConventional theory assumes that economic agents perform at optimal levels of efficiency by definition and this is achieved when individuals behave in a particular fashion. Moreover, neoclassical production theory masks the process by which optimal output can be achieved. I argue that economic theory should be revised to incorporate some key findings of...
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Carbon-Phosphorus Lyase—the State of the ArtAbstractOrganophosphonates are molecules that contain a very chemically stable carbon-phosphorus (C-P) bond. Microorganisms can utilize phosphonates as potential source of crucial elements for their growth, as developed several pathways to metabolize these compounds. One among these pathways is catalyzed by C-P lyase complex, which has a broad substrate specifity; therefore, it has a wide application in degradation of herbicides deposited in the environment,...
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Reshaping the outdoors through education: exploring the potentials and challenges of ecological restoration educationAbstractThis paper explores and critically discusses a new concept with relevance to outdoor and environmental education: Ecological Restoration Education (ERE). The background of ERE is a recently launched project by the Swedish Anglers Association (SAA) called 'Skolbäcken' with an aim to teach children about fish and fish habitats, and how to protect and conserve both, through practical...
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Use of gabapentinoid medications among US adults with cancer, 2005–2015AbstractBackgroundGabapentinoid use for long-term cancer pain control may be problematic, given unclear mechanisms of action and increased concerns for physical dependence. The purpose of this report is to examine trends of gabapentinoid use among US adults with cancer from 2005 to 2015.MethodsWe conducted a serial, cross-sectional study using data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS). We performed multiple logistic...
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Suitable Use of Injectable Agents to Overcome Hypoglycemia Risk, Barriers, and Clinical Inertia in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes MellitusAbstractThe management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in older adults requires a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between the disease (medical) and the functional, psychological/cognitive, and social geriatric domains, to individualize both glycemic targets and therapeutic approaches. Prevention of hypoglycemia is a major priority...
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Leukoplakia or LPR: The Misdiagnosis of Laryngeal TuberculosisZheng cai Lou, MD1, Xiuguo Li, MD2First Published 29 Nov 2019.https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561319891264AbstractHide PreviewObjective:The objective is to reduce the rates of misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment of laryngeal tuberculosis (LTB).Study Design:Retrospective case series.Materials and Methods:Medical records of 3 histopathology-confirmed cases at a tertiary medical center from 2000 to 2018.Results:Seventeen patients with LTB...
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Endoscopic Resection of Sinonasal Inverted Papilloma: A Multivariate Retrospective Analysis of Factors Affecting Recurrence and PersistenceAntonio Minni, MD1, Roberto Gera, MD2, Chiara Bulgheroni, MD3, Massimo Ralli, MD, PhD1, Fabrizio Cialente, MD1, Francesca Candelori, MD1, Niccolò Mevio, MD3, Alberto Dragonetti, MD3First Published 28 Nov 2019.https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561319890454AbstractHide PreviewSinonasal inverted papilloma (IP) is the most common benign epithelial tumor in the nasal cavity...
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Huge Tornwaldt Cyst With Otitis Media With EffusionJae-Hoon Lee, MD1First Published 24 Nov 2019.https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561319890159AbstractHide PreviewTornwaldt cyst is a relatively rare lesion that is found in the posterior wall of the nasopharynx. It occurs in the midline bursa of the nasopharynx and represents a persistent communication between the roof of the nasopharynx and the notochordal remnants. Smaller cysts are usually asymptomatic; cysts exceeding a diameter of 1 to 2 cm may be symptomatic....
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Comparison of Sublingual Immunotherapy in Patients With Allergic Rhinitis Sensitive to House Dust Mites in KoreaJoo Hyun Jung, MD1, Tae Kyu Kang, MD1, Il Gyu Kang, MD1, Seon Tae Kim, MD1First Published 19 Nov 2019.https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561319882593AbstractHide PreviewThe aim of this study was to investigate the clinical outcomes of sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) using 2 kinds of SLIT medications (LAIS and Staloral) in patients with allergic rhinitis for Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and Dermatophagoides...
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First Use of a New Robotic Endoscope Guiding System in Endoscopic Orbital DecompressionStefan Mattheis, PD, MD1, Anke Schlüter, MD1, Kerstin Stähr, MD1, Laura Holtmann, MD1, Benedikt Höing, MD1, Timon Hussain, MD1, Oliver Kanaan, MD1, Anja Eckstein, MD2, Stephan Lang, MD1First Published 6 Nov 2019.https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561319885803AbstractHide PreviewPurpose:Over the last years, robot-assisted surgery gained in importance in head and neck surgery. In our study, we used a new robotic endoscope...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Intraoperative Radiographic Assessment of Bone Resection Margins During Mandibulectomy: A Case SeriesAlan Shan, BS1, Kofi Boahene, MD, FACS2, Karen T. Pitman, MD, FACS12, Ray G. Blanco, MD, FACS123First Published 13 Nov 2019.https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561319888034AbstractHide PreviewBackground and Purpose:Mandibulectomy remains the treatment of choice for oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma with infiltration of bone and for benign tumors with full mandibular thickness involvement. Although bone...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Intraoperative Surgical Complications in Transoral Laser CO2 Microsurgery of the Larynx: An Observational, Prospective, Single-Center StudyCarlos Miguel Chiesa-Estomba, MD, MSc1, Jon Alexander Sistiaga-Suarez, MD1, Jose Angel González-García, MD, PhD1, Ekhiñe Larruscain, MD, MSc1, Xabier Altuna-Mariezcurrena, MD, PhD1First Published 24 Oct 2019.https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561319882786AbstractHide PreviewIntroduction:Despite good outcomes of CO2 laser of the larynx, a lack of prospective data related...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Adenochondroma of the Thyroid in a 3-Year-Old Female: A Case ReportTaylor B. Teplitzky, MD1, Nkechi Okonkwo, MD2, John C. Papadimitriou, MD, PhD3, Kevin D. Pereira, MD, MS, FACS4First Published 30 Oct 2019.https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561319881504AbstractHide PreviewFollicular adenomas are the most common benign thyroid neoplasm but are unusual in children. However, other rare degenerative lesions and those of developmental origin can also present as thyroid masses. This article reports the first...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
Ethical Considerations in the Advent of Artificial Intelligence in OtolaryngologyAlexandra M. Arambula, MD1, Andrés M. Bur, MD1First Published 26 Nov 2019.https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599819889686AbstractHide PreviewArtificial intelligence (AI) is quickly expanding within the sphere of health care, offering the potential to enhance the efficiency of care delivery, diminish costs, and reduce diagnostic and therapeutic errors. As the field of otolaryngology also explores use of AI technology in patient...
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Does habitat disturbance promote geographical parthenogenesis in whiptail lizards?AbstractSexual and asexual organisms often vary in their distribution and abundances among habitats. These patterns of "geographical parthenogenesis" can shed light on ecological conditions underlying the evolution of sex. Habitat disturbance is hypothesized to be a mechanism that generates geographical parthenogenesis. Parthenogens are predicted to be more prevalent in disturbed habitats than sexuals due to the greater...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Tracking Training Load and Its Implementation in Tactical Populations: A Narrative ReviewTactical populations often participate in demanding physical training and perform strenuous workplace tasks, increasing injury risk. Mitigating injury risk is vital for maintaining trained personnel and should be a focus for tactical populations. One such method, tracking training load, has not been studied in-depth in tactical populations, despite documented effectiveness in elite sport. Most injuries to tactical...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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NANN Celebrates Neonatal Nurses Week 2019!No abstract availableAdvocating for Pasteurized Donor Human Milk: The Journey for Medicaid Reimbursement in New York StateBackground: The American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses recognize that federal policies fail to reimburse for the provision of pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM) to the very low birth-weight neonate, and have encouraged members to advocate for the inclusion of PDHM into their respective state Medicaid...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Quality of Single-Case Designs Targeting Adults' Exercise and Physical Activity: A Systematic ReviewExercise and physical activity (ExPA) interventions require substantial preefficacy and efficacy testing before dissemination at the clinical and community level. Single-case designs (SCD; i.e., small-scale experiments where participants serve as their own controls) hold promise for preefficacy intervention development and refinement. At present, SCD may be underutilized in ExPA promotion, potentially...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Christmas Fare: A Brief HistoryThe human race has always celebrated great events with very special dinners and traditional menus. This short article traces some of the food history of Christmas celebrated by Christians. The editor tells me that this journal welcomes similar short articles on food traditions of other religious groups and their special dinners.Dietary Sodium: Let's Focus on What We Know and How to Move ForwardNo abstract availableMoving the Needle on Hypertension: What Knowledge Is...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Posttraumatic Stress and Depression Among Syrian Refugees Living in Turkey: Findings From an Urban SampleAlthough most of the 3.6 million Syrian refugees in Turkey live outside refugee camps, most mental health research is on camp residents and few are on those living in cities. We aimed to assess the prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression in Syrian refugees living in an urban area in Turkey. A total of 420 adult Syrians living in Ankara were assessed using...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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ER Goddess: Psych Patients Don't Need Labs, ECGs, or CXRsNo abstract availableAfter the Match: The Invasion of the Physician AssistantsNo abstract availableMyths in Emergency Medicine: Don't Withhold Antibiotics from Sepsis Patients because of Delay in Obtaining Blood CulturesNo abstract availableSpecial Report: The Double-Edged Sword of ChecklistsNo abstract availableNews: Search Still On for Noninvasive Methods to Monitor ICPNo abstract availablePost-It Pearls: Colace for Ear CerumenNo abstract...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Always a Nurse
From the EditorNo abstract availableGuest EditorialNo abstract availableAlways a Nurse: A Profession for a LifetimeA single career in nursing may encompass numerous and very different positions. Nurses are aware they can select from a variety of specialties, as they choose to learn additional skills or pursue new opportunities. Today's nurses use their intelligence, experience, and holistic concern for all people in more diverse arenas than ever before. This article is followed by a series of first-person...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Faculty and Student Perspectives of a Graduate Online Delivery Model Supported by On-Campus ImmersionPurpose The purpose of this article is to describe an immersion model implemented in a doctor of nursing practice program with the goal of engaging students and optimizing learning. Description of the Project The immersion model was designed to support learners in an online doctor of nursing practice program to promote self-direction and active involvement in diagnosing, planning, implementing, and...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Developmental Outcomes of Preschool Special EducationThe purpose of this secondary analysis of state-collected data was to investigate developmental outcomes of preschool special education (PSE) services in a statewide cohort of participating children (n = 17,828). In line with federal performance indicators for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act early childhood programs, the outcome of interest in this study was the percentage of children who demonstrated age-expected functioning in all...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Safety of traditional medicine and natural product supplements in psychiatryTraditional medicines in the form of health food and supplements are highly popular nowadays. They are often aggressively promoted with unsubstantiated health benefit claims. Patients suffering from chronic illness, such as psychiatric disorders may be attracted to these products and use them concurrently with their prescribed drugs. The potential danger of these health supplements and traditional medicines containing products...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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2019 Plastic Surgical Nursing Journal AwardsNo abstract availableCollaborate, Collaborate, Collaborate! Why Collaboration Is ImportantNo abstract availableCertification—My Challenge to You!No abstract availableUpdate on Collagens: What You Need to Know and ConsiderThe prevalence of chronic wounds remains a concern for wound care providers. Additional therapies that promote wound healing continue to be on the forefront of wound care. Selecting treatment modalities should be based on current evidence...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Cochlear implantation in adults with auditory deprivation: What do we know about it?Flavia Sorrentino, Flavia Gheller, Giuseppe Lunardi, Davide Brotto, ... Roberto BovoIn Press, Journal Pre-proof, Available online 2 December 2019Purchase PDFArticle previewAbstractAbstractIntroductionIn the ENT community, auditory deprivation is frequently considered as a negative prognostic factor for a good hearing outcome of cochlear implantation (CI), even if a growing literature suggests that this is not completely...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Ultrasound-Guided Hydrodissection of an Entrapped Saphenous Nerve After Lower Extremity Varicose Vein Stripping: A Case ReportA 78-year-old woman complained of numbness, tingling, and pain in the left leg 6 months after greater saphenous vein stripping. Ultrasonography identified a mass adjacent to the saphenous nerve at the scar. Ultrasound-guided hydrodissection separated the mass from the nerve. The pain disappeared after hydrodissection, and the patient remained pain free for 3 days. The visual...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
Special Focus Section: Patient Safety/Quality ImprovementInvited ArticlePatient Safety/Quality Improvement Primer, Part II: Prevention of Harm Through Root Cause Analysis and Action (RCA2)Karthik Balakrishnan, MD, MPH, Michael J. Brenner, MD, John W. Gosbee, MD, MS, Cecelia E. Schmalbach, MD, MScFirst Published October 1, 2019; pp. 911–921AbstractHide PreviewWith increasing emphasis on patient safety/quality improvement, health care systems are mirroring industry in the implementation of root cause...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Post-Positivism in Health Professions Education ScholarshipAn understanding of the diversity of perspectives within the research paradigms of health professions education (HPE) is essential for rigorous research design and more purposeful engagement with the contributions of others. In this article the authors explicitly discuss the underlying assumptions, notions of good scholarship, and shortcomings of the post-positivism research paradigm. While post-positivism is likely one of the more familiar...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
Mon Dec 02, 2019 09:49
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,Vaccines, Vol. 7, Pages 202: Evaluation of the Safety and Protection Efficacy of spiC and nmpC or rfaL Deletion Mutants of Salmonella Enteritidis as Live Vaccine Candidates for Poultry Non-Typhoidal SalmonellosisVaccines, Vol. 7, Pages 202: Evaluation of the Safety and Protection Efficacy of spiC and nmpC or rfaL Deletion Mutants of Salmonella Enteritidis as Live Vaccine...
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