Pediatrics 2017 Jul;140(Suppl 1):S14-S23
Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
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Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 2018 May;47(5)
Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL.
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of tranexamic acid (TXA) alone and in conjunction with a bipolar sealer in reducing postoperative transfusions during direct anterior (DA) total hip arthroplasty (THA).In this retrospective review, we analyzed 173 consecutive patients who underwent primary unilateral DA THA performed by 2 surgeons during a 1-year period. Subjects were divided into 3 groups based on TXA use: 63 patients received TXA alone (TXA group), 49 patients received TXA in addition to a bipolar sealer (TXA + bipolar sealer group), and 61 patients received neither TXA nor a bipolar sealer (control group). Read More
Br J Ophthalmol 2018 Apr 18. Epub 2018 Apr 18.
Orbis International-Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Aim: To assess visual acuity outcomes, and factors associated with the outcome, of paediatric cataract surgery at the Child Eye Health Tertiary Facility, Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia.
Methods: The medical records of children aged below 16 years who underwent cataract surgery between September 2010 and August 2014 were reviewed for preoperative, surgical and postoperative data.
Results: One hundred and seventy-six eyes of 142 children (mean age 7. Read More
BMC Public Health 2017 09 5;17(1):692. Epub 2017 Sep 5.
School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia, 45700, Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia.
Background: Vaccinating healthcare professionals against influenza is considered an effective infection control measure. However, there is a low uptake of influenza vaccine among healthcare professionals around the globe. Currently, it is unknown whether healthcare professionals in Sierra Leone are aware of, and have been vaccinated against influenza. Read More
Neurourol Urodyn 2017 Nov 28;36(8):1981-1987. Epub 2017 Feb 28.
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Urology Institute, Cleveland, Ohio.
Aims: To characterize the urinary incontinence observed in adult Gli2 ; Gli3 female mice and identify the defects underlying the condition.
Methods: Gli2 and Gli3 mice were crossed to generate: wild-type, mutant Gli2 (Gli2 ), mutant Gli3 (Gli3 ), and double mutant (Gli2 ; Gli3 ) female mice, verified via Polymerase Chain Reactions. Bladder functional studies including cystometrogram (CMG), leak point pressure (LPP), and voiding testing were performed on adult female mice. Read More
World J Surg Oncol 2016 Feb 15;14(1):36. Epub 2016 Feb 15.
Department of Neurosurgery and Gamma Knife center, International Medical Center (IMC), Cairo, Egypt.
Glomus tumors are rare skull base slow-growing, hypervascular neoplasms that frequently involve critical neurovascular structures, and delay in diagnosis is frequent. Surgical removal is rarely radical and is usually associated with morbidity or mortality. Gamma knife surgery (GKS) has gained an increasing dependable role in the management of glomus jugulare tumors, with high rate of tumor growth control, preserving or improving clinical status and with limited complications. Read More