Clin Orthop Relat Res 2021 07;479(7):1574-1576
Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.
Gerontology 2021 Jul 27:1-16. Epub 2021 Jul 27.
Department of Medicine and Aged Care, @AgeMelbourne, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.
Background: Sarcopenia can predispose individuals to falls, fractures, hospitalization, and mortality. The prevalence of sarcopenia depends on the population studied and the definition used for the diagnosis.Objective: This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to investigate the association between sarcopenia and mortality and if it is dependent on the population and sarcopenia definition. Read More
J Affect Disord 2021 Jul 18;294:391-409. Epub 2021 Jul 18.
Health Services Research on Chronic Patients Network (REDISSEC). Tenerife, Spain; Evaluation Unit (SESCS), Canary Islands Health Service (SCS), Tenerife, Spain.
Background: The Stepped Care Model (SCM) proposes a sequential approach in the treatment of depression, applying interventions of increasing intensity according to the level of severity of the individual.Methods: A systematic review was carried out until January 2020 in eight electronic databases. We included randomized (RCT) and non-randomized controlled trials comparing the SCM to usual non-sequential care. Read More
Adv Med Sci 2021 Jul 21;66(2):372-380. Epub 2021 Jul 21.
Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia; Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Flinders Medical Centre, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Adelaide, Australia. Electronic address:
Objectives: D-dimer elevations, suggesting a pro-thrombotic state and coagulopathy, predict adverse outcomes in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, the clinical significance of other coagulation markers, particularly the international normalized ratio (INR), is not well established. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the INR in COVID-19. Read More
World Neurosurg 2021 Jul 24. Epub 2021 Jul 24.
Mental Health Research Group, Health Metrics Research Centre, Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, ACECR, Tehran, Iran.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the global sagittal balance of spine (GSBS) in asymptomatic controls.Methods: PubMed, Scopus, Cochrane library, and Web of Science searched up to July 2020. Studies were screened for the GSB parameters including T1 pelvic angle (TPA), spinosacral angle (SSA), sagittal vertical axis (SVA), C7/ sacrofemoral distance ratio (Barrey index), odontoid hip axis (OD-HA) and Full Balance Index (FBI) as measured in asymptomatic participants. Read More
Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 2021 Jul 24:103022. Epub 2021 Jul 24.
Service de Chirurgie Pédiatrique, 2 Avenue Foch, 29200 Brest, France.
Introduction: Rectus femoris (RF) transfer was long the gold-standard treatment for stiff knee gait (SKG), but efficacy now seems less than that of distal RF release. The aim of the present study was to compare efficacy between the two. The study hypothesis was that both significantly improve 4 knee kinematic parameters at 1 year. Read More