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Massive microfilaremia in a dog subclinically infected with Acanthocheilonema dracunculoides.

Feb 10, 2020

Canine filarioids are worldwide distributed nematodes transmitted by arthropods with variable virulence depending on the species. Dirofilaria immitis is the most virulent and serological antigen tests...

Herpesviruses in the oral cavity of patients subjected to allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and its relationship with oral mucositis.

Feb 10, 2020

This study was performed to characterise oral shedding of herpesviruses in patients who underwent allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (alloHSCT) and to investigate its relationship with...

Evaluation of intravenous prophylaxis antibiotics for third molar extraction under general anesthesia.

Feb 10, 2020

Prophylactic antibiotic administration aims to maintain the postoperative wound environment. It is difficult to select appropriate prophylactic antibiotics to minimize the development of antibiotic re...

The ipsilateral interhemispheric transprecuneal approach: microsurgical anatomy, indications, and neurosurgical applications.

Feb 10, 2020

Surgical treatment of intraventricular lesions is challenging because of their deep location, vascularization, and their complex relationships with white matter fibers. The authors undertook this stud...

Non-invasive fetal electrocardiography ameliorates fetal outcome in chorioangioma: A case report.

Feb 04, 2020

 Chorioangioma is a rare vascular placental tumour. Large chorioangiomas are known to have many maternal and perinatal complications. The case of placental chorioangioma detected via ultrasound is pr...

New Function of RUNX2 in Regulating Osteoclast Differentiation via the AKT/NFATc1/CTSK Axis.

Feb 04, 2020

Cleidocranial dysplasia is an autosomal dominant skeletal disorder resulting from RUNX2 mutations. The influence of RUNX2 mutations on osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption have not been reported. To...

Clinical performance of non-precious metal double crowns with friction pins in severely reduced dentitions.

Feb 04, 2020

Several in vitro studies have investigated the retention of double crowns with friction pins (DCP); however, clinical data on their long-term success have not been reported. We sought to evaluate the ...

Effect of cerebral palsy and dental caries on dental plaque index, salivary parameters and oxidative stress in children and adolescents.

Feb 04, 2020

The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of cerebral palsy and dental caries on dental plaque index, salivary parameters and oxidative stress in children and adolescents.Seventy chil...

Updates in office hysteroscopy: a practical decalogue to perform a correct procedure.

Feb 04, 2020

Nowadays, hysteroscopy is the gold standard for the diagnosis and treatment of intrauterine pathologies as it represents a safe and minimally invasive procedure that allows the visualization of the en...

Avian palaeoneurology: Reflections on the eve of its 200th anniversary.

Jan 31, 2020

In birds, the brain (especially the telencephalon) is remarkably developed, both in relative volume and complexity. Unlike in most early-branching sauropsids, the adults of birds and other archosaurs ...

Alteration of Exon Definition Causes Amelogenesis Imperfecta.

Jan 31, 2020

Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) is a collection of genetic disorders affecting the quality and/or quantity of tooth enamel. More than 20 genes are, so far, known to be responsible for this condition. In ...

Association of eating alone with oral frailty among community-dwelling older adults in Japan.

Jan 31, 2020

Because the oral cavity plays an important role as the first digestive organ, thus, decreased oral function such as oral frailty may negatively affect the nutritional status of older adults. However, ...

Periodontal disease might be a risk factor for graft versus host disease. A systematic review.

Jan 31, 2020

The aim of this systematic review was to determine a potential association between periodontal disease and graft versus host disease (GVHD).PubMed, Scopus and Web of Science databases were searched to...

Simultaneous measurement method of erythrocyte sedimentation rate and erythrocyte deformability in resource-limited settings.

Jan 31, 2020

The individual effects of plasma and red blood cells (RBCs) on the biophysical properties of blood can be monitored by measuring erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and RBC deformability simultaneous...

Probable Sleep Bruxism in Children and its Relationship with Harmful Oral Habits, Type of Crossbite and Oral Breathing.

Jan 30, 2020

: To establish the prevalence of Probable Sleep Bruxism (PSB) and its association with gender, breast or bottle-feeding, posterior and anterior crossbite, oral habits and oral breathing. : Consists of...

The Dental Amalgam Phasedown in New Zealand: A 20-year Trend.

Jan 30, 2020

Information on the choice of material and performance of restorations placed in a dental practice annually is limited. The Minamata Convention on Mercury is likely to affect the use of amalgam worldwi...

CRISPR-Cas system in oral microbiome: from immune defense to physiological regulation.

Jan 30, 2020

The clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats with CRISPR-associated proteins (CRISPR-Cas) system, found in bacteria and archaea, provides sequence-based adaptive immunity against mobi...

Prevalence, Mortality, and Cause of Death in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease in Korea: A Nationwide, Population-Based Study.

Jan 30, 2020

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is a group of clinically and genetically heterogeneous disorders that primarily affect the peripheral nervous system. Epidemiological studies of CMT have not yet been...

Expanding the structural diversity of peptide assemblies by coassembling dipeptides with diphenylalanine.

Jan 24, 2020

Molecular self-assembly is a bottom-up approach to fabricate novel supramolecular structures. While the structural diversity obtained by the use of a single type of building block is limited, coassemb...

First experiences with patient-centered training in virtual reality.

Jan 24, 2020

In preclinical dental education, plastic and extracted teeth have been broadly used for skills training without specific focus on the patient behind the procedure. A patient-centered approach remains ...