Am J Med 2021 03 8;134(3):304-305. Epub 2020 Nov 8.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 2021 Apr;101(14):1026-1030
Department of Vascular Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University,Shanghai 200032, China.
To evaluate the results of excimer laser ablation (ELA) in the treatment of lower limb atherosclerotic obliterans (ASO). From June 2019 to March 2020, patients who underwent ELA combined with drug-coated balloon (DCB) for lower limb atherosclerotic obliterans (ASO) were enrolled. Demographics, lesion characteristics, procedure-related outcomes and complications were collected and analyzed. Read More
J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.
Department of Neurosurgery, Center for Research and Training in Neurosurgery (CIEN), Rosario University School of Medicine, Samaritan University Hospital, Bogotá, Colombia.
Background: Scalp arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) are a rare vascular disease usually presenting as a progressively increasing pulsating mass in the scalp. These lesions can be associated with mild to severe complications, including congestive heart failure. If ruptures, this pathology constitutes a life-threatening medical emergency because of its potential to cause severe bleeding and acute anemia. Read More
Department of Neurosurgery, Anhui Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Anhui Medial University, Hefei, Republic of China.
Background And Objective: Trigeminal neuralgia is a common neurologic disease that seriously impacts a patient's quality of life. We retrospectively investigated the efficacy and safety of internal neurolysis (nerve combing) for trigeminal neuralgia without vascular compression.Patients And Methods: This study was a retrospective review of all patients with trigeminal neuralgia who were admitted between January 2014 and February 2019. Read More
Value Health Reg Issues 2021 Apr 9;24:193-198. Epub 2021 Apr 9.
Health Human Resources Research Center, School of Management and Medical Informatics, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. Electronic address:
Objectives: Day case tonsillectomy compared with inpatient tonsillectomy has increasingly become a trend for many patients undergoing elective surgeries. Unjustified stays of tonsillectomy can be avoided by day case surgery, which consequently reduces treatment costs. The aim of this study was therefore to determine the cost and effectiveness of day case tonsillectomy compared with inpatient tonsillectomy. Read More
Bioelectrochemistry 2021 Mar 26;140:107807. Epub 2021 Mar 26.
Department of Chemistry, University of Isfahan, Isfahan 81746-73441, Iran. Electronic address:
Regarding the cancer fatal consequences, early detection and progression monitoring are the most vital issues in patients' treatment and mortality reduction. Therefore, there is a great demand for fast, inexpensive, and selective detection methods. Herein, a graphene-based aptasensor was designed for sensitive human breast cancer cell detection. Read More