Τετάρτη, 12 Φεβρουαρίου 2020

Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com, Telephone consultation 11855 int 1193,

EBV-negative lymphoepithelial-like carcinoma of the lower lip.
EBV-negative lymphoepithelial-like carcinoma of the lower lip.: Related ArticlesEBV-negative lymphoepithelial-like carcinoma of the lower lip.Autops Case Rep. 2020 Jan-Mar;10(1):e2020138Authors: Almeida LY, Silveira HA, Silva EV, Barbeiro CO, de Paula JA, Bufalino A, Ribeiro-Silva A, León JEAbstract Lymphoepithelial-like carcinoma (LEC) is a rare malignant neoplasm, which can be associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection. Histologically, LEC is an undifferentiated carcinoma with an...
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Gardner's Cyst Enswathing the Maxillary Antrum: Report of A Rare Case and Review of Literature.
Gardner's Cyst Enswathing the Maxillary Antrum: Report of A Rare Case and Review of Literature.: Related ArticlesGardner's Cyst Enswathing the Maxillary Antrum: Report of A Rare Case and Review of Literature.J Int Soc Prev Community Dent. 2019 Nov-Dec;9(6):652-658Authors: Plackal JJ, Sylesh RN, Mammootty Safiya NA, Wasan B, Ramaiah A, Kuntamukkula VKSAbstract Glandular odontogenic cyst (GOC) was named so by Gardner and the credit of discovery can be attributed to the work of Padayachee and...
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Nuciferine prevents bone loss by disrupting multinucleated osteoclast formation and promoting type H vessel formation.
Nuciferine prevents bone loss by disrupting multinucleated osteoclast formation and promoting type H vessel formation.: Related ArticlesNuciferine prevents bone loss by disrupting multinucleated osteoclast formation and promoting type H vessel formation.FASEB J. 2020 Feb 10;:Authors: Song C, Cao J, Lei Y, Chi H, Kong P, Chen G, Yu T, Li J, Kumar Prajapati R, Xia J, Yan JAbstract Recently, type H vessels were reported to couple angiogenesis and osteogenesis during osteoclastogenesis, and tartrate-resistant...
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Prospective Comparison of Donor Site Morbidity Following Radial Forearm and Ulnar Artery Perforator Flap Harvest.
Prospective Comparison of Donor Site Morbidity Following Radial Forearm and Ulnar Artery Perforator Flap Harvest.: Related ArticlesProspective Comparison of Donor Site Morbidity Following Radial Forearm and Ulnar Artery Perforator Flap Harvest.Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Feb 06;:Authors: Chang EI, Liu JAbstract INTRODUCTION: The forearm is a common donor site providing thin, pliable workhorse flaps for head and neck reconstruction. There are no prospective studies comparing the donor site morbidity...
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09:12
The Relationship between Croup and Gastroesophageal Reflux: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
The Relationship between Croup and Gastroesophageal Reflux: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.: Related ArticlesThe Relationship between Croup and Gastroesophageal Reflux: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.Laryngoscope. 2020 Feb 10;:Authors: Coughran A, Balakrishnan K, Ma Y, Vaezeafshar R, Capdarest-Arest N, Hamdi O, Sidell DRAbstract OBJECTIVE: The mechanism by which recurrent croup occurs is unknown. Gastroesophageal reflux is commonly implicated, although this relationship is only...
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A Novel Energy Layer Optimization Framework for Spot-Scanning Proton Arc Therapy.
A Novel Energy Layer Optimization Framework for Spot-Scanning Proton Arc Therapy.: Related ArticlesA Novel Energy Layer Optimization Framework for Spot-Scanning Proton Arc Therapy.Med Phys. 2020 Feb 10;:Authors: Gu W, Ruan D, Lyu Q, Zou W, Dong L, Sheng KAbstract PURPOSE: Spot-scanning proton arc therapy (SPAT) is an emerging modality to improve plan conformality and delivery efficiency. A greedy and heuristic method is proposed in the existing SPAT algorithm to select energy layers and sequence...
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Uncommon tumors of temporomandibular joint: An institutional experience and review.
Uncommon tumors of temporomandibular joint: An institutional experience and review.: Related ArticlesUncommon tumors of temporomandibular joint: An institutional experience and review.Head Neck. 2020 Feb 10;:Authors: Hamza A, Gidley PW, Learned KO, Hanna EY, Bell DAbstract BACKGROUND: The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) harbors a myriad of pathologic alterations including arthritides and benign and malignant neoplasms. METHODS: Herein, we describe our institutional experience of some...
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Fully automatic segmentation of glottis and vocal folds in endoscopic laryngeal high-speed videos using a deep Convolutional LSTM Network.
Fully automatic segmentation of glottis and vocal folds in endoscopic laryngeal high-speed videos using a deep Convolutional LSTM Network.: Related ArticlesFully automatic segmentation of glottis and vocal folds in endoscopic laryngeal high-speed videos using a deep Convolutional LSTM Network.PLoS One. 2020;15(2):e0227791Authors: Fehling MK, Grosch F, Schuster ME, Schick B, Lohscheller JAbstract The objective investigation of the dynamic properties of vocal fold vibrations demands the recording...
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Quantification of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake to detect residual nodal disease in locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma after chemoradiotherapy: results from the ECLYPS study.
Quantification of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake to detect residual nodal disease in locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma after chemoradiotherapy: results from the ECLYPS study.: Related ArticlesQuantification of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake to detect residual nodal disease in locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma after chemoradiotherapy: results from the ECLYPS study.Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2020 Feb 10;:Authors: Helsen N, Van den Wyngaert T, Carp L, De Bree...
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Radiation-induced circulating miRNA expression in blood of head and neck cancer patients.
Radiation-induced circulating miRNA expression in blood of head and neck cancer patients.: Related ArticlesRadiation-induced circulating miRNA expression in blood of head and neck cancer patients.Radiat Environ Biophys. 2020 Feb 10;:Authors: Pasi F, Corbella F, Baio A, Capelli E, De Silvestri A, Tinelli C, Nano RAbstract In recent years, scientists have found evidence confirming the aberrant expression of miRNAs in cancer patients compared to healthy individuals. The growing interest in the...
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Skin Metastasis of Laryngeal Carcinoma Presenting as Multiple Eruptive Nodules.
Skin Metastasis of Laryngeal Carcinoma Presenting as Multiple Eruptive Nodules.: Related ArticlesSkin Metastasis of Laryngeal Carcinoma Presenting as Multiple Eruptive Nodules.Head Neck Pathol. 2020 Feb 10;:Authors: Araghi F, Fatemi A, Rakhshan A, Moravvej H, Tabary M, Dadkhahfar SAbstract Metastasis of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) to the skin of this region is extremely rare and reported in 1-2% of cases. The cutaneous metastases of head and neck cancers often present as multiple...
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Predicting cochlear dead regions in patients with hearing loss through a machine learning-based approach: A preliminary study.
Predicting cochlear dead regions in patients with hearing loss through a machine learning-based approach: A preliminary study.: Related ArticlesPredicting cochlear dead regions in patients with hearing loss through a machine learning-based approach: A preliminary study.PLoS One. 2019;14(6):e0217790Authors: Chang YS, Park H, Hong SH, Chung WH, Cho YS, Moon IJAbstract We propose a machine learning (ML)-based model for predicting cochlear dead regions (DRs) in patients with hearing loss of...
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The OTOA gene (Locus: DFNB22) is reported to be one of the causative genes for non-syndromic autosomal recessive hearing loss.
Mid-Frequency Hearing Loss Is Characteristic Clinical Feature of OTOA-Associated Hearing Loss.: Related ArticlesMid-Frequency Hearing Loss Is Characteristic Clinical Feature of OTOA-Associated Hearing Loss.Genes (Basel). 2019 09 16;10(9):Authors: Sugiyama K, Moteki H, Kitajiri SI, Kitano T, Nishio SY, Yamaguchi T, Wakui K, Abe S, Ozaki A, Motegi R, Matsui H, Teraoka M, Kobayashi Y, Kosho T, Usami SIAbstract The OTOA gene (Locus: DFNB22) is reported to be one of the causative genes for non-syndromic...
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Mid-Frequency Hearing Loss Is Characteristic Clinical Feature of OTOA-Associated Hearing Loss.
Mid-Frequency Hearing Loss Is Characteristic Clinical Feature of OTOA-Associated Hearing Loss.: Related ArticlesMid-Frequency Hearing Loss Is Characteristic Clinical Feature of OTOA-Associated Hearing Loss.Genes (Basel). 2019 09 16;10(9):Authors: Sugiyama K, Moteki H, Kitajiri SI, Kitano T, Nishio SY, Yamaguchi T, Wakui K, Abe S, Ozaki A, Motegi R, Matsui H, Teraoka M, Kobayashi Y, Kosho T, Usami SIAbstract The OTOA gene (Locus: DFNB22) is reported to be one of the causative genes for non-syndromic...
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Discrimination between respiratory and non-respiratory sound waveforms
Discrimination between respiratory and non-respiratory sound waveforms in dogs using acoustic wave recordings: An objective metric of cough.: Related ArticlesDiscrimination between respiratory and non-respiratory sound waveforms in dogs using acoustic wave recordings: An objective metric of cough.Vet J. 2019 Nov;253:105380Authors: Grobman M, Lever T, Reinero CRAbstract Cough is an important respiratory protective mechanism, which when persistent also contributes to disease pathology. It...
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09:09
Furlow Palatoplasty, Nasopharyngeal Size, and Sleep Oximetry.
Furlow Palatoplasty, Nasopharyngeal Size, and Sleep Oximetry.: Related ArticlesFurlow Palatoplasty, Nasopharyngeal Size, and Sleep Oximetry.Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2020 Feb 11;:1055665619900865Authors: Gilbert F, Leclerc JE, Deschênes M, Julien AS, Grenier-Ouellette IAbstract OBJECTIVES: (1) To assess the evolution of prepalatoplasty sleep oximetry (PRESO) and postpalatoplasty sleep oximetry (POSSO) in cleft patients and (2) to evaluate the impact of the size of the nasopharynx on PRESO...
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09:08
Analyses of High-Risk Factors for Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis in Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Establishment of Nomogram Prediction Model.
Analyses of High-Risk Factors for Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis in Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Establishment of Nomogram Prediction Model.: Related ArticlesAnalyses of High-Risk Factors for Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis in Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Establishment of Nomogram Prediction Model.Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Feb 10;:145561320901613Authors: Chen LY, Weng WB, Wang W, Chen JFAbstract Laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC) is one of the most common laryngeal tumors,...
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Nerve Injury During Ultrasound-Guided Thyroid Biopsy-A First Reported Complication of Permanent Vocal Fold Paralysis.
Nerve Injury During Ultrasound-Guided Thyroid Biopsy-A First Reported Complication of Permanent Vocal Fold Paralysis.: Related ArticlesNerve Injury During Ultrasound-Guided Thyroid Biopsy-A First Reported Complication of Permanent Vocal Fold Paralysis.Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Feb 10;:145561320902855Authors: Madden LL, Nagatsuka M, Vasi AZ, Madrecha J, Smith LJAbstract Needle biopsy is a well-established component in the evaluation of thyroid nodules. The biopsy is usually performed with an...
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Sudden Hearing Loss and Vertigo Caused by a Transitional Meningioma in Pregnancy.
Sudden Hearing Loss and Vertigo Caused by a Transitional Meningioma in Pregnancy.: Related ArticlesSudden Hearing Loss and Vertigo Caused by a Transitional Meningioma in Pregnancy.Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Feb 10;:145561320901401Authors: Liang Y, Fang B, Chen D, Zhang S, Wu X, Zeng XPMID: 32041421 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Targeting Viral DNA and Promoter Hypermethylation in Salivary Rinses for Recurrent HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancer.
Targeting Viral DNA and Promoter Hypermethylation in Salivary Rinses for Recurrent HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancer.: Related ArticlesTargeting Viral DNA and Promoter Hypermethylation in Salivary Rinses for Recurrent HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancer.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Feb 11;:194599820903031Authors: Shen S, Saito Y, Ren S, Liu C, Guo T, Qualliotine J, Khan Z, Sadat S, Califano JAAbstract OBJECTIVE: The incidence and survivorship of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated oropharyngeal...
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09:07
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Head and Neck Melanoma: Long-term Outcomes, Prognostic Value, Accuracy, and Safety.
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Head and Neck Melanoma: Long-term Outcomes, Prognostic Value, Accuracy, and Safety.: Related ArticlesSentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Head and Neck Melanoma: Long-term Outcomes, Prognostic Value, Accuracy, and Safety.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Feb 11;:194599819899934Authors: Hanks JE, Kovatch KJ, Ali SA, Roberts E, Durham AB, Smith JD, Bradford CR, Malloy KM, Boonstra PS, Lao CD, McLean SAAbstract OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the long-term outcomes of sentinel lymph...
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Role of Free Radical Formation in Murine Cytomegalovirus-Induced Hearing Loss.
Role of Free Radical Formation in Murine Cytomegalovirus-Induced Hearing Loss.: Related ArticlesRole of Free Radical Formation in Murine Cytomegalovirus-Induced Hearing Loss.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Feb 11;:194599820901485Authors: Pecha PP, Almishaal AA, Mathur PD, Hillas E, Johnson T, Price MS, Haller T, Yang J, Rajasekaran NS, Firpo MA, Park AHAbstract OBJECTIVES: The goal of the study was to determine whether reactive oxygen species (ROS) mediates cytomegalovirus (CMV)-induced...
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H3K27me3 and EZH2 expression in melanoma: relevance for melanoma progression and response to immune checkpoint blockade.
H3K27me3 and EZH2 expression in melanoma: relevance for melanoma progression and response to immune checkpoint blockade.: Related ArticlesH3K27me3 and EZH2 expression in melanoma: relevance for melanoma progression and response to immune checkpoint blockade.Clin Epigenetics. 2020 Feb 10;12(1):24Authors: Hoffmann F, Niebel D, Aymans P, Ferring-Schmitt S, Dietrich D, Landsberg JAbstract BACKGROUND: Upregulation of the histone methyltransferase enzyme EZH2 and its histone modification H3K27me3...
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Oropharyngeal rhabdomyoma: the cause of severe sleep apnoea?
Oropharyngeal rhabdomyoma: the cause of severe sleep apnoea?: Related ArticlesOropharyngeal rhabdomyoma: the cause of severe sleep apnoea?BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Feb 09;13(2):Authors: Münch HJ, O'Leary P, Bille J, Kjaergaard TAbstract This case report presents an elderly male patient who on diagnosis with a large oropharyngeal tumour had no specific symptomatology apart from severe obstructive sleep apnoea. Histopathology revealed the tumour to be an adult rhabdomyoma, a rare but benign tumour...
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09:06
Tandem occlusion involving accessory middle cerebral artery in acute ischaemic stroke: management strategies.
Tandem occlusion involving accessory middle cerebral artery in acute ischaemic stroke: management strategies.: Related ArticlesTandem occlusion involving accessory middle cerebral artery in acute ischaemic stroke: management strategies.BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Feb 09;13(2):Authors: Ray N, Dhanasekaran J, Joseph S, Jella LAbstract Occlusion of both the limbs of accessory middle cerebral artery (AMCA) poses a unique challenge in management of acute ischaemic stroke by mechanical thrombectomy. The...
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IL-6 blockade in head and neck cancer.
In silico models accurately predict in vivo response for IL-6 blockade in head and neck cancer.: Related ArticlesIn silico models accurately predict in vivo response for IL-6 blockade in head and neck cancer.Cancer Res. 2020 Feb 10;:Authors: Nazari F, Oklejas AE, Nör JE, Pearson AT, Jackson TLAbstract Malignant features of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) may be derived from the presence of stem-like cells that are characterized by uniquely high tumorigenic potential. These cancer...
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Paraganglioma of the carotid body and intrapericardium.
Paraganglioma of the carotid body and intrapericardium.: Related ArticlesParaganglioma of the carotid body and intrapericardium.J Cardiol Cases. 2020 Feb;21(2):63-66Authors: Eto R, Kawano H, Horie I, Kaneko K, Honda T, Abe K, Koga S, Ikeda S, Maemura KAbstract A 65-year-old Japanese woman with an intrapericardial tumor and neck tumor was admitted to our hospital. Intrapericardial tumor had not been resected because of massive bleeding from the hypervascular tumor and its invasion into the...
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Transoral thyroidectomy with a next generation flexible robotic system: A feasibility study in a cadaveric model.
Transoral thyroidectomy with a next generation flexible robotic system: A feasibility study in a cadaveric model.: Related ArticlesTransoral thyroidectomy with a next generation flexible robotic system: A feasibility study in a cadaveric model.Gland Surg. 2019 Dec;8(6):644-647Authors: Chan JYK, Koh YW, Richmon J, Kim J, Holsinger FC, Orloff L, Anuwong AAbstract Background: Transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy provides access via the oral vestibule and gas insufflation to provide reliable remote...
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Cervical scar satisfaction post conventional thyroidectomy.
Cervical scar satisfaction post conventional thyroidectomy.: Related ArticlesCervical scar satisfaction post conventional thyroidectomy.Gland Surg. 2019 Dec;8(6):723-728Authors: Felix C, Russell JO, Juman S, Medford SAbstract Background: Thyroidectomy is a commonly performed procedure with large centres performing thousands of thyroid surgeries per year. The traditional Kocher mid-cervical incision has been the standard approach to thyroidectomy since the late 1870s with predictable results....
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09:04
Multiple bone brown tumor secondary to primary hyperparathyroidism: a case report and literature review.
Multiple bone brown tumor secondary to primary hyperparathyroidism: a case report and literature review.: Related ArticlesMultiple bone brown tumor secondary to primary hyperparathyroidism: a case report and literature review.Gland Surg. 2019 Dec;8(6):810-816Authors: Xu W, Qu Y, Shi W, Ma B, Jiang H, Wang Y, Qu N, Zhu YAbstract Bone brown tumors secondary to primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) are rare and only around 2-5% of PHPT patients have multiple bone brown tumor lesions, which are...
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09:03
Effect of combined low-dose oral prednisone with beta-adrenergic receptor antagonists for refractory infantile hemangiomas: retrospective cohort study in 76 patients.
Effect of combined low-dose oral prednisone with beta-adrenergic receptor antagonists for refractory infantile hemangiomas: retrospective cohort study in 76 patients.: Related ArticlesEffect of combined low-dose oral prednisone with beta-adrenergic receptor antagonists for refractory infantile hemangiomas: retrospective cohort study in 76 patients.Ann Transl Med. 2019 Dec;7(23):750Authors: Liu C, Zhao ZL, Wu HW, Zheng JW, Wang YA, Liu XJ, Fan XDAbstract Background: Beta-adrenergic receptor...
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Prognostic implications of human papillomavirus type 16 status in non-oropharyngeal head and neck cancer: a propensity score matching analysis.
Prognostic implications of human papillomavirus type 16 status in non-oropharyngeal head and neck cancer: a propensity score matching analysis.: Related ArticlesPrognostic implications of human papillomavirus type 16 status in non-oropharyngeal head and neck cancer: a propensity score matching analysis.Ann Transl Med. 2019 Dec;7(23):759Authors: Zhu Y, Xia X, Gao L, Zhu X, Diao W, Liang Z, Gao Z, Chen XAbstract Background: The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between...
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Predicting sleep apnea responses to oral appliance therapy using polysomnographic airflow.
Predicting sleep apnea responses to oral appliance therapy using polysomnographic airflow.: Related ArticlesPredicting sleep apnea responses to oral appliance therapy using polysomnographic airflow.Sleep. 2020 Feb 10;:Authors: Vena D, Azarbarzin A, Marques M, Op de Beeck S, Vanderveken OM, Edwards BA, Calianese N, Hess LB, Radmand R, Hamilton GS, Joosten SA, Taranto-Montemurro L, Kim SW, Verbraecken J, Braem M, White DP, Sands SA, Wellman AAbstract STUDY OBJECTIVES: Oral appliance therapy...
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C4-5 Vertebral Artery Decompression
A 72-Year-Old Female With Bow Hunter Syndrome: A Rare Surgical Approach to C4-5 Vertebral Artery Decompression: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.: Related ArticlesA 72-Year-Old Female With Bow Hunter Syndrome: A Rare Surgical Approach to C4-5 Vertebral Artery Decompression: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 Feb 10;:Authors: Gigliotti MJ, Joseph J, Thompson BG, Park PAbstract Bow hunter syndrome is defined as vertebrobasilar insufficiency due to mechanical occlusion...
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Bow hunter syndrome is defined as vertebrobasilar insufficiency due to mechanical occlusion of the vertebral artery during head and neck rotation
A 72-Year-Old Female With Bow Hunter Syndrome: A Rare Surgical Approach to C4-5 Vertebral Artery Decompression: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.: Related ArticlesA 72-Year-Old Female With Bow Hunter Syndrome: A Rare Surgical Approach to C4-5 Vertebral Artery Decompression: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 Feb 10;:Authors: Gigliotti MJ, Joseph J, Thompson BG, Park PAbstract Bow hunter syndrome is defined as vertebrobasilar insufficiency due to mechanical occlusion...
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Soft tissue deposit in neck dissection specimen carries a poor prognosis in oral cancer: A matched pair analysis.
Soft tissue deposit in neck dissection specimen carries a poor prognosis in oral cancer: A matched pair analysis.: Related ArticlesSoft tissue deposit in neck dissection specimen carries a poor prognosis in oral cancer: A matched pair analysis.Head Neck. 2020 Feb 11;:Authors: Malik A, Nair S, Singh A, Lamba K, Rane S, Bal M, Bhattacharjee A, Mehanna H, Chaturvedi PAbstract BACKGROUND: Soft tissue deposit (STD) is the presence of tumor foci in the neck at sites other than lymphoid tissue....
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09:01
An endoscopic anatomical study of the levator veli palatini and its relationship to the parapharyngeal internal carotid artery.
An endoscopic anatomical study of the levator veli palatini and its relationship to the parapharyngeal internal carotid artery.: Related ArticlesAn endoscopic anatomical study of the levator veli palatini and its relationship to the parapharyngeal internal carotid artery.Head Neck. 2020 Feb 11;:Authors: Xu X, Ong YKAbstract BACKGROUND: The objectives of this study are to describe the levator veli palatini (LVP) as a landmark for the parapharyngeal internal carotid artery (pICA) and the endoscopic...
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Parotid sparing in RapidPlan Oropharynx models: To split or not to split.
Parotid sparing in RapidPlan Oropharynx models: To split or not to split.: Related ArticlesParotid sparing in RapidPlan Oropharynx models: To split or not to split.J Med Radiat Sci. 2020 Feb 11;:Authors: O'Toole J, Wu K, Bromley R, Stevens M, Eade T, van Gysen K, Atyeo JAbstract INTRODUCTION: Differences in knowledge and experience, patient anatomy and tumour location and manipulation of inverse planning objectives and priorities will lead to a variability in the quality of radiation planning....
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ICG-Guided Sentinel Lymph Node Sampling during Robotic Retroauricular Neck Dissection in cN0 Oral Cancer.
ICG-Guided Sentinel Lymph Node Sampling during Robotic Retroauricular Neck Dissection in cN0 Oral Cancer.: Related ArticlesICG-Guided Sentinel Lymph Node Sampling during Robotic Retroauricular Neck Dissection in cN0 Oral Cancer.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Feb 11;:194599819900264Authors: Kim JH, Byeon HK, Kim DH, Kim SH, Choi EC, Koh YWAbstract In this study, we sought to evaluate the clinical feasibility of indocyanine green (ICG)-guided sentinel lymph node (SLN) sampling during robotic...
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Cutaneous Angiosarcoma of the Head and Neck.
Patterns of Care and Survival of Cutaneous Angiosarcoma of the Head and Neck.: Related ArticlesPatterns of Care and Survival of Cutaneous Angiosarcoma of the Head and Neck.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Feb 11;:194599820905495Authors: Chang C, Wu SP, Hu K, Li Z, Schreiber D, Oliver J, Givi BAbstract OBJECTIVE: To analyze the patterns of care and survival of cutaneous angiosarcomas of the head and neck. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: National Cancer Database....
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Children with Down syndrome and mild OSA: treatment with medication versus observation.
Children with Down syndrome and mild OSA: treatment with medication versus observation.: Related ArticlesChildren with Down syndrome and mild OSA: treatment with medication versus observation.J Clin Sleep Med. 2020 Feb 11;:Authors: Yu W, Sarber KM, Howard JJM, Huang G, Hossain MM, Heubi CH, Lu X, Simakajornboon NAbstract STUDY OBJECTIVES: Children with Down Syndrome (DS) have a high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Anti-inflammatory medications have been shown to be an effective...
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Transcription factors E2F in inflammation and tumorigenesis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
A significant role of transcription factors E2F in inflammation and tumorigenesis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma.: Related ArticlesA significant role of transcription factors E2F in inflammation and tumorigenesis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma.Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2020 Feb 07;:Authors: Liu P, Zhang X, Li Z, Wei L, Peng Q, Liu C, Wu Y, Yan Q, Ma JAbstract Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a malignant tumor from head and neck with characteristics in remarkable geographic and racial distribution...
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08:59
Thinning or dehiscence of bone in structures of the middle cranial fossa floor in superior semicircular canal dehiscence.
Thinning or dehiscence of bone in structures of the middle cranial fossa floor in superior semicircular canal dehiscence.: Related ArticlesThinning or dehiscence of bone in structures of the middle cranial fossa floor in superior semicircular canal dehiscence.J Clin Neurosci. 2020 Feb 07;:Authors: Arsenault JJ, Romiyo P, Miao T, Monteiro K, De Jong R, Kaur T, Johanis M, Duong C, Sheppard JP, Sun MZ, Ferraro R, Salamon N, Yang I, Gopen QAbstractBACKGROUND: Superior semicircular canal dehiscence (SSCD)...
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Ultrasound aids in intraoperative assessment of deep resection margins of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue.
Ultrasound aids in intraoperative assessment of deep resection margins of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue.: Related ArticlesUltrasound aids in intraoperative assessment of deep resection margins of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue.Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Feb 07;:Authors: Brouwer de Koning SG, Karakullukcu MB, Lange CAH, Schreuder WH, Karssemakers LHE, Ruers TJMAbstract We wanted to find out whether ultrasound (US) can be used to assess the deep resection margins after excision...
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Reduction of radiotherapy dose to the elective neck in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma; update of the long-term tumor outcome.
Randomized clinical trial on reduction of radiotherapy dose to the elective neck in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma; update of the long-term tumor outcome.: Related ArticlesRandomized clinical trial on reduction of radiotherapy dose to the elective neck in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma; update of the long-term tumor outcome.Radiother Oncol. 2020 Feb 07;:Authors: Sarah D, Daan N, Frederic D, Jean-François D, Rüveyda D, Annouschka L, Mia V, Wilfried N, Sandra NAbstract BACKGROUND...
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Prediction of anterior commissure exposure of vocal folds prior to laryngeal microscopic surgery: Parameters reflecting occipito-atlanto-axial complex extension capacity.
Prediction of anterior commissure exposure of vocal folds prior to laryngeal microscopic surgery: Parameters reflecting occipito-atlanto-axial complex extension capacity.: Related ArticlesPrediction of anterior commissure exposure of vocal folds prior to laryngeal microscopic surgery: Parameters reflecting occipito-atlanto-axial complex extension capacity.Auris Nasus Larynx. 2020 Feb 07;:Authors: Kim BH, Ryu HG, Mun SJ, Lim YS, Shin JW, Jung YHAbstract OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this prospective...
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The styloid process and the formation of sigmoid sinus diverticulum: is there a link?
The styloid process and the formation of sigmoid sinus diverticulum: is there a link?: Related ArticlesThe styloid process and the formation of sigmoid sinus diverticulum: is there a link?Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Jan 15;:Authors: Lou ZCAbstract INTRODUCTION: Sigmoid sinus diverticulum has been considered the most common cause of pulsatile tinnitus; the mechanism underlying sigmoid sinus diverticulum formation is unclear. To the best of our knowledge, no previous studies have assessed...
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Parameningeal Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma.Rhabdomyosarcoma, albeit rare in adults, is the most common soft-tissue sarcoma in children. Rhabdomyosarcoma of the head and neck can be categorized as parameningeal (originating in close anatomic relationship to the meninges), nonparameningeal, or orbital.
Patterns of Failure in Parameningeal Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma.: Related ArticlesPatterns of Failure in Parameningeal Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 Feb 07;:Authors: Bradley JA, Indelicato DJ, Uezono H, Morris CG, Sandler E, de Soto H, Mailhot Vega RB, Rotondo RAbstractPURPOSE: To determine patterns of failure, clinical outcomes, and prognostic factors among pediatric patients treated with radiotherapy for parameningeal alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS).METHODS: We evaluated...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Concurrent chemoradiation for locally advanced head and neck cancer comparing dose reduced radiotherapy with paclitaxel/cisplatin to standard radiotherapy with fluorouracil/cisplatin: The PacCis-trial.
Randomized phase-III-trial of concurrent chemoradiation for locally advanced head and neck cancer comparing dose reduced radiotherapy with paclitaxel/cisplatin to standard radiotherapy with fluorouracil/cisplatin: The PacCis-trial.: Related ArticlesRandomized phase-III-trial of concurrent chemoradiation for locally advanced head and neck cancer comparing dose reduced radiotherapy with paclitaxel/cisplatin to standard radiotherapy with fluorouracil/cisplatin: The PacCis-trial.Radiother Oncol. 2020...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Prostaglandin E1 effects on CD62p and PAC-1 in patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
Prostaglandin E1 effects on CD62p and PAC-1 in patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss.: Related ArticlesProstaglandin E1 effects on CD62p and PAC-1 in patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss.Thromb Res. 2020 Jan 23;188:31-38Authors: Xi J, Liu H, Wang XAbstract PERSPECTIVES: To evaluate the treatment outcome of vasodilator prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) in treating sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) and to determine its effects on platelet activation, as reflected by changes...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Reirradiation of salivary gland tumors with carbon ion radiotherapy at CNAO.
Reirradiation of salivary gland tumors with carbon ion radiotherapy at CNAO.: Related ArticlesReirradiation of salivary gland tumors with carbon ion radiotherapy at CNAO.Radiother Oncol. 2020 Feb 07;145:172-177Authors: Vischioni B, Dhanireddy B, Severo C, Bonora M, Ronchi S, Vitolo V, Fiore MR, D'Ippolito E, Petrucci R, Barcellini A, Ciurlia E, Iannalfi A, Hasegawa A, Molinelli S, Mirandola A, Valvo F, Orecchia RAbstract AIMS: To report oncologic and functional outcomes in terms of tumor...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Molecular profiling of circulating tumor cells predicts clinical outcome in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Molecular profiling of circulating tumor cells predicts clinical outcome in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.: Related ArticlesMolecular profiling of circulating tumor cells predicts clinical outcome in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.Oral Oncol. 2020 Feb 07;102:104558Authors: Tada H, Takahashi H, Kuwabara-Yokobori Y, Shino M, Chikamatsu KAbstract OBJECTIVES: The relationship between the molecular profiling of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) and clinical factors is a challenge....
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
08:52
Risk of alzheimer's disease in obstructive sleep apnea patients with or without treatment: Real-world evidence.
Risk of alzheimer's disease in obstructive sleep apnea patients with or without treatment: Real-world evidence.: Related ArticlesRisk of alzheimer's disease in obstructive sleep apnea patients with or without treatment: Real-world evidence.Laryngoscope. 2020 Feb 11;:Authors: Tsai MS, Li HY, Huang CG, Wang RYL, Chuang LP, Chen NH, Liu CH, Yang YH, Liu CY, Hsu CM, Cheng WN, Lee LAAbstract OBJECTIVE: To assess the risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
08:51
Thyroid carcinoma metastasizing to the submandibular gland: Sonographic findings.
Thyroid carcinoma metastasizing to the submandibular gland: Sonographic findings.: Related ArticlesThyroid carcinoma metastasizing to the submandibular gland: Sonographic findings.J Clin Ultrasound. 2020 Feb 11;:Authors: Golant BT, Velez-Perez A, Krishnamurthy S, Guo M, Mousavi S, Hu MI, Varghese JM, Zafereo ME, Debnam JMAbstract Metastases to the submandibular gland are extremely rare; a literature search retuned only three previously reported cases from a thyroid gland primary site. Herein,...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Hair transplantation in frontal fibrosing alopecia and lichen planopilaris: A systematic review.
Hair transplantation in frontal fibrosing alopecia and lichen planopilaris: A systematic review.: Related ArticlesHair transplantation in frontal fibrosing alopecia and lichen planopilaris: A systematic review.Laryngoscope. 2020 Feb 11;:Authors: Lee JA, Levy DA, Patel KG, Brennan E, Oyer SLAbstract OBJECTIVE: Evolving hair transplantation (HT) techniques have offered new possibilities for hair restoration. However, the role of HT in patients with frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) and lichen...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
08:51
Multidermatomal herpes zoster: a pain in the neck?
Multidermatomal herpes zoster: a pain in the neck?: Related ArticlesMultidermatomal herpes zoster: a pain in the neck?Dermatol Online J. 2019 Nov 15;25(11):Authors: Beuerlein KG, Strowd LCAbstract Herpes zoster classically presents as a vesicular eruption along a single dermatome that correlates with the dorsal root ganglion in which varicella zoster virus (VZV) reactivates. Such cases most commonly involve a single thoracic dermatome, but other rare presentations of herpes zoster have been...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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The Role of High-Risk Human Papillomavirus-Related Long Non-Coding RNAs in the Prognosis of Cervical Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
The Role of High-Risk Human Papillomavirus-Related Long Non-Coding RNAs in the Prognosis of Cervical Squamous Cell Carcinoma.: Related ArticlesThe Role of High-Risk Human Papillomavirus-Related Long Non-Coding RNAs in the Prognosis of Cervical Squamous Cell Carcinoma.DNA Cell Biol. 2020 Feb 11;:Authors: Cheng Y, Yang S, Shen Y, Ding B, Wu W, Zhang Y, Liang GAbstract Cervical cancer (CC) is a malignant tumor that could seriously endanger women's life and health, of which cervical squamous...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Application of Machine Learning in Developing a Novelty Five-Pseudogene Signature to Predict Prognosis of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A New Aspect of "Junk Genes" in Biomedical Practice.
Application of Machine Learning in Developing a Novelty Five-Pseudogene Signature to Predict Prognosis of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A New Aspect of "Junk Genes" in Biomedical Practice.: Related ArticlesApplication of Machine Learning in Developing a Novelty Five-Pseudogene Signature to Predict Prognosis of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A New Aspect of "Junk Genes" in Biomedical Practice.DNA Cell Biol. 2020 Feb 11;:Authors: Xing L, Zhang X, Guo M, Zhang X, Liu FAbstract ...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Detection of Bone Marrow Edema in the Head and Neck With Dual-Energy CT: Ready for Clinical Use?.................A bone marrow edema — often referred to as bone marrow lesion — occurs when fluid builds up in the bone marrow. Bone marrow edema is typically a response to an injury such as a fracture or conditions such as osteoarthritis.
Detection of Bone Marrow Edema in the Head and Neck With Dual-Energy CT: Ready for Clinical Use?: Related ArticlesDetection of Bone Marrow Edema in the Head and Neck With Dual-Energy CT: Ready for Clinical Use?AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2020 Feb 11;:1-7Authors: Timmer VCML, Kroonenburgh AMJLV, Henneman WJP, Vaassen LAA, Roele ED, Kessler PAWH, Postma AAAbstract OBJECTIVE. The aim of this study is to evaluate the ability of dual-energy CT (DECT) to identify bone marrow edema (BME) in the head and...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
08:45
Automatic registration of 2D MR cine images for swallowing motion estimation.
Automatic registration of 2D MR cine images for swallowing motion estimation.: Related ArticlesAutomatic registration of 2D MR cine images for swallowing motion estimation.PLoS One. 2020;15(2):e0228652Authors: Yang J, Mohamed ASR, Bahig H, Ding Y, Wang J, Ng SP, Lai S, Miller A, Hutcheson KA, Fuller CD, Joint Head and Neck Radiotherapy MRI Development CooperativeAbstract PURPOSE: To automate the estimation of swallowing motion from 2D MR cine images using deformable registration for future...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
08:44
Management of Immune-Related Dermatitis and Mucositis Associated With Pembrolizumab in Metastatic Human Papillomavirus-Associated Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx.
Management of Immune-Related Dermatitis and Mucositis Associated With Pembrolizumab in Metastatic Human Papillomavirus-Associated Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx.: Related ArticlesManagement of Immune-Related Dermatitis and Mucositis Associated With Pembrolizumab in Metastatic Human Papillomavirus-Associated Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx.JCO Oncol Pract. 2020 Feb;16(2_suppl):20s-24sAuthors: Fazer C, Price KAAbstract On June 10, 2019, the US Food and Drug Administration...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
08:43
Intraparotid Lymph Node Metastasis Decreases Survival in Pediatric Patients With Parotid Cancer.
Intraparotid Lymph Node Metastasis Decreases Survival in Pediatric Patients With Parotid Cancer.: Related ArticlesIntraparotid Lymph Node Metastasis Decreases Survival in Pediatric Patients With Parotid Cancer.J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Jan 17;:Authors: Seng D, Fang Q, Liu F, Luo R, Liu SAbstract PURPOSE: The occurrence of parotid cancer in pediatric patients is uncommon, and the significance of intraparotid lymph node (IPN) metastasis in the pediatric population remains unknown. Therefore,...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Effectiveness of a guided self-help exercise program tailored to patients treated with total laryngectomy: Results of a multi-center randomized controlled trial.
Effectiveness of a guided self-help exercise program tailored to patients treated with total laryngectomy: Results of a multi-center randomized controlled trial.: Related ArticlesEffectiveness of a guided self-help exercise program tailored to patients treated with total laryngectomy: Results of a multi-center randomized controlled trial.Oral Oncol. 2020 Feb 08;103:104586Authors: Jansen F, Eerenstein SEJ, Cnossen IC, Lissenberg-Witte BI, de Bree R, Doornaert P, Halmos GB, Hardillo JAU, van Hinte...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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GSE126956 A maternally inherited polymorphism in mitochondrial genome alters immune cell metabolism and protects mice from skin inflammation
GSE126956 A maternally inherited polymorphism in mitochondrial genome alters immune cell metabolism and protects mice from skin inflammation: Contributors : Hauke Busch ; Saleh Ibrahim ; Misa Hirose ; Paul SchilfSeries Type : Expression profiling by arrayOrganism : Mus musculusSeveral mitochondrial genetic variants have been associated with different chronic inflammatory diseases. However, experimental proof for the pathogenic relevance of these associations is still missing. We have reported...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Association of metabolic syndrome with pediatric psoriasis: a case‐control study in Kabul, Afghanistan
Association of metabolic syndrome with pediatric psoriasis: a case‐control study in Kabul, Afghanistan: AbstractBackgroundLimited studies have assessed the risk of metabolic syndrome in pediatric psoriasis. This study was aimed to investigate the association of obesity and metabolic syndrome with pediatric psoriasis in Afghanistan.MethodsA case‐control study was conducted from March to December 2018 at the dermatology department of Maiwand Teaching Hospital in Kabul city. Participants were children...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
08:42
IFN‐γ/IL‐6 and related cytokines in chronic spontaneous urticaria: evaluation of their pathogenetic role and changes during omalizumab therapy
IFN‐γ/IL‐6 and related cytokines in chronic spontaneous urticaria: evaluation of their pathogenetic role and changes during omalizumab therapy: AbstractBackgroundRecent studies highlight that high levels of cytokines may precede the onset of many systemic autoimmune disorders and may also be related to chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) activity.MethodsEight patients with CSU candidate to omalizumab therapy were enrolled. Four healthy controls were included with the purpose of comparing baseline...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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GSE143777 Microarray profiling analysis of miRNAs expression in relapse melanoma post-radiation
GSE143777 Microarray profiling analysis of miRNAs expression in relapse melanoma post-radiation: Contributor : Peng ShenSeries Type : Expression profiling by RT-PCROrganism : Homo sapiensRecent development of integrative therapy against melanoma combines surgery, radiotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy; however, the clinical outcomes of advanced stage and recurrent melanoma are poor. As a skin cancer, melanoma is generally resistant to radiotherapy. Hence, there is an urgent need for evaluation...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
08:41
The relationship between the status and position of third molars and the presence of mandibular angle and condylar fractures
The relationship between the status and position of third molars and the presence of mandibular angle and condylar fractures: AbstractIntroductionThe aim of this study was to assess the relationship between the status and position of third molars, and the presence of mandibular angle and/or condylar fractures, in a group of patients treated for mandibular fractures, thus hoping to contribute to the knowledge of potential predictors of these fractures.MethodsA retrospective study was designated to...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Laser surgery in management of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: a meta-analysis
Laser surgery in management of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: a meta-analysis: AbstractPurposeThe aim of this study was to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy of laser therapy on medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) treatment.MethodsThis study followed PRISMA standards, and an electronic search was performed on the PubMed/MEDLINE, Scopus, and Cochrane databases. Eighty-nine articles were found. After reading the manuscripts, 15 articles...
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