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Orthopedics

Two-step investigation of lung cancer detection by sniffing dogs.

Jan 30, 2020

Early detection of lung cancer (LC) is a priority since LC is characterized by symptoms mimicking other respiratory conditions, but remains the leading cause of oncological disease death. Properly tra...

An audit of liquid-based cytology samples reported as high risk HPV and borderline nuclear change in endocervical cells.

Jan 30, 2020

Primary HPV screening, testing for the virus responsible for 99% of cervical cancers, was introduced in 2018 - 2020 in the UK. This was preceded by HPV triage of low grade cytology from 2012. Much of ...

Salvage treatment of NSCLC recurrence after first-line chemotherapy failure: Iodine-125 seed brachytherapy or microwave ablation?

Jan 30, 2020

Salvage treatments for recurrent NSCLC after first-line chemotherapy remain challenging. This study was conducted to evaluate the clinical value of microwave ablation (MWA) and iodine-125 brachytherap...

Efficacy of Pazopanib in patients with metastatic uterine sarcoma: A multi-institutional study.

Jan 27, 2020

Uterine sarcoma accounts for 3-9% of uterine malignant tumors and has poor prognosis. Pazopanib is an oral multi-kinase inhibitor and the only tyrosine kinase inhibitor which has been approved for met...

Efficacy of endostar combined with transcatheter arterial chemoembolization and analysis of vascular endothelial factor and C-reactive protein levels in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma under contrast enhanced ultrasound.

Jan 27, 2020

To evaluate the effect of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) under the guidance of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).One hundred...

Impact of different therapeutic regimens on survival of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

Jan 27, 2020

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) demonstrates specific histo-genetic features that affect its biological behaviour. Our aim was to investigate the correlation between different therapeutic approaches an...

Clinicopathological features and treatment outcomes of metastatic or locally unresectable small bowel adenocarcinoma.

Jan 27, 2020

Small bowel adenocarcinoma (SBA) is an uncommon malignancy with poor prognosis and therefore difficult to study. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the characteristics, treatments and prognosti...

Clinical-morphological features of wilms’ tumour: analysis of literature data and a case from practice

Jan 27, 2020

Wilms’ tumour, or nephroblastoma, is a malignant tumour, originating from nephrogenic germ cells that copy histology of developing kidneys and often contain cells at different stages of their differ...

Change Healthcare Study Reveals Impact of Payment Audits on Payer-Provider Relationships

Jan 27, 2020

Media contact: Change Healthcare Kerry Kelly External Communications 339-236-2756 kerry.kelly@changehealthcare.com   Study finds audits process poses significant costs and administrati...

NAM Therapy-Evidence-Based Results.

Jan 24, 2020

Many orthodontists working on patients with cleft lip and palate (CLP) have shown great enthusiasm for presurgical infant orthopedics (PSIO) to improve surgical outcomes with minimal intervention. Eve...

Short-term effects of two deep dry needling techniques on pressure pain thresholds and electromyographic amplitude of the lumbosacral multifidus in patients with low back pain - a randomized clinical trial.

Jan 24, 2020

: The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of deep dry needling (DN) with and without needle manipulation on pressure pain thresholds (PPTs) and electromyographic (EMG) amplitude of the lu...

Alloying design of biodegradable zinc as promising bone implants for load-bearing applications.

Jan 24, 2020

Magnesium-based biodegradable metals (BMs) as bone implants have better mechanical properties than biodegradable polymers, yet their strength is roughly less than 350 MPa. In this work, binary Zn al...

VERTEBROPLASTY IN THE TREATMENT OF VERTEBRAL FRACTURES CAUSED BY PLASMACYTOMA.

Jan 24, 2020

The aim of this study was to compare and evaluate clinical results before and after vertebroplasty in the treatment of myeloma-induced vertebral fractures. Success of the surgery was defined by increa...

Safety and efficacy of generated bone-like material for in vivo bone regeneration - a feasibility study.

Jan 24, 2020

Bone-like viable tissue can be generated by utilizing a combination of inorganic matrix, osteoblasts, osteogenic media and application of adequate mechanical stimulation of the cells. To pursue the p...

Predictors of Open Reduction in Pediatric Femur Fractures Treated With Flexible Nails.

Jan 24, 2020

Closed reduction (CR) is sufficient to reduce the majority of femur fractures treated with flexible intramedullary nailing (FIN). No previous study has examined factors associated with failed CR of pe...

Global Trends of Researches on Sacral Fracture Surgery: A Bibliometric Study Based on VOSviewer.

Jan 24, 2020

Bibliometric analysis.This study aims to identify and summarize the articles related to sacral fracture surgery, to compare the papers from different countries and journals, to show the trends of rese...

Sled-Push Load-Velocity Profiling and Implications for Sprint Training Prescription in Young Athletes.

Jan 24, 2020

Cahill, MJ, Oliver, JL, Cronin, JB, Clark, KP, Cross, MR, and Lloyd, RS. Sled-push load-velocity profiling and implications for sprint training prescription in young athletes. J Strength Cond Res XX(X...

A Reduction in Match-to-match Variability Using Maximal Mean Analyses in Sub-elite Soccer.

Jan 21, 2020

The match-to-match variability of external loads in National Premier League soccer competition was determined. Global positioning systems (GPS) data were collected from 20 sub-elite soccer players ove...

Antibiotic prescribing in patients who presented to the emergency department with dog bites: A descriptive review of current practice.

Jan 21, 2020

To describe the current practice of prophylactic antibiotic prescribing for patients presenting to the ED with a dog bite, and compare management against existing guidelines.We performed a descriptive...

Characterization of a Parkinson's disease rat model using an upgraded paraquat exposure paradigm.

Jan 21, 2020

Animal models of human diseases are crucial experimental tools to investigate the mechanisms involved in disease pathogenesis and to develop new therapies. In spite of the numerous animal models curre...