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Pediatric Endocrinology of Post-Pandemic Era.

Authors:
Ji-Young Seo

Chonnam Med J 2021 May 24;57(2):103-107. Epub 2021 May 24.

Department of Pediatrics, Nowon Eulji Medical Center, Eulji University, Seoul, Korea.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about significant changes in the global health and medical environment. In order to prevent viral transmission, governments implemented strong social distancing, even lockdowns. The closure of schools has reduced physical activity among children and adolescents. Read More

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Medication - A boon or bane: Emergencies due to medication-related visits.

Indian J Pharmacol 2021 Mar-Apr;53(2):103-107

Department of Emergency Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Background: Medication-related visits (MRV) to the Emergency Department (ED) are substantial though weakly recognized and intervened. Data from developing countries on the prevalence of MRV-related ED admissions are scanty. This study is first of its kind in India to estimate the prevalence of MRV, its severity and the factors contributing to these visits. Read More

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Injury Frequency and Characteristics in Adolescent and Adult Circus Artists: A Pilot Prospective Cohort Study.

Med Probl Perform Art 2021 Jun;36(2):103-107

Dep. of Physical Therapy, Samuel Merritt University, 450 30th Street, Ste 3730, Oakland, CA 94609, USA. Tel 510-879-9200 x7346, fax 510-869-6282.

Background: Despite growing participation in circus arts, little is known about associated injuries. Understanding injury patterns is critical for developing interventions to decrease injury risk and guiding rehabilitation.

Objective: The purpose of this pilot prospective cohort study was to describe injury frequency and characteristics in adolescent and adult circus artists using a surveillance method derived from dance. Read More

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Spleen Stiffness for Predicting Varices Needing Treatment: Comparison between Two Different Elastography Techniques (Point vs. 2D-SWE).

Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2021 28;2021:6622726. Epub 2021 Mar 28.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Victor Babeş University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timişoara, Romania.

The study aimed to establish the benefits of using spleen stiffness values measured by two elastography techniques as noninvasive markers for predicting varices needing treatment and comparing their performances. A prospective study was performed, including 107 subjects with compensated liver cirrhosis, who underwent upper digestive endoscopy, as well as spleen stiffness measurements by means of two elastography techniques: pSWE (point shear wave elastography using Virtual Touch Quantification-Siemens Acuson S2000) and 2D-SWE (2D-shear wave elastography-LOGIQ E9, General Electric). Reliable spleen stiffness measurements were obtained in 96. Read More

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Interpretable and Continuous Prediction of Acute Kidney Injury in the Intensive Care.

Stud Health Technol Inform 2021 May;281:103-107

Dept. of Medical Informatics, Amsterdam UMC, Location AMC, The Netherlands.

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common and potentially life-threatening condition, which often occurs in the intensive care unit. We propose a machine learning model based on recurrent neural networks to continuously predict AKI. We internally validated its predictive performance, both in terms of discrimination and calibration, and assessed its interpretability. Read More

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Blood transfusion decisions cannot be based on percutaneous haemoglobin measurements.

Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther 2021 ;53(2):103-107

Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Introduction: Percutaneous measurement of haemoglobin (SpHb) has been an emerging technique in the past decades. It has been suggested that SpHb measurement could be used as a trend monitor and as a supportive tool for easier and faster transfusion decision-making. The aim of this study was to investigate whether SpHb monitoring is a useful instrument in transfusion decision-making. Read More

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January 2021

Clinical and Histopathological Features of Corneal Primary Acquired Melanosis and Melanoma.

Ocul Oncol Pathol 2021 Mar 21;7(2):103-107. Epub 2021 Jan 21.

Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Aim: The aim of this study is to describe the clinical and pathologic features of corneal primary acquired melanosis (PAM) and melanoma.

Methods: We describe 3 cases in total: two cases of corneal melanomas and 1 case of corneal PAM. The eyes were processed routinely for histopathological examination. Read More

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[Endoventricular Stepwise Plication for Left Ventricular Aneurysm].

Kyobu Geka 2021 Feb;74(2):103-107

Department of Surgery, Kawasaki Medical School General Medical Center, Okayama, Japan.

A 69-year-old man was treated with oral anticoagulation for the left ventricular (LV) aneurysm. Echocardiography revealed dyskinetic apex with a mobile thrombus. The estimated LV end-diastolic and end-systolic volume index (LVEDVI, LVESVI) was 76 and 44 ml/m2, respectively. Read More

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February 2021

[A Case of Bladder Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Neurogenic Bladder Caused by Myelomeningocele].

Hinyokika Kiyo 2021 Mar;67(3):103-107

The Department of Urology, enpan Community Health-Care Organization Hoshigaoka Medical Center.

A 38-year-old woman with neurogenic bladder caused by myelomeningocele,who had been on clean intermittent self-catheterization for years,complained of gross hematuria. Computerized tomography, urinary cytology and cystoscopy failed to reveal causative lesions and the hematuria ceased spontaneously. Because gross hematuria recurred 2 years later,we examined the patient again and detected calcification of the urinary bladder. Read More

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Compartment Syndrome of the Thigh in a Patient with Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.

J Orthop Case Rep 2020 May-Jun;10(3):103-107

Department of Medicine, The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.

Introduction: The severe pain that commonly accompanies appendicular flare-ups of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) is often ascribed to compartment syndrome, but no documentation exists.

Case Report: We revisited the case of an adult with classic FOP who underwent measurement of compartment pressure of the thigh during an acute, severely painful flare-up of the thigh. The intracompartmental pressure of the thigh was measured at 95--110 mm of mercury (normal compartment pressure is 0--8 mmHg). Read More

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Aβ-related Angiitis (ABRA)-A Rare Paraneoplastic Cause of Cerebral Vasculitis in a Young Patient: A Pathway From Unspecific Neurological Symptoms to Final Diagnosis.

Neurologist 2021 May 5;26(3):103-107. Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of Neurology, City of Cologne Municipal Hospitals, Medical Center Cologne-Merheim.

Introduction: Aβ-related angiitis (ABRA) is a very rare disease entity with combined features of cerebral amyloid angiopathy and primary angiitis of the CNS. However, the pathogenesis has not been conclusively described yet. Interestingly though, a possible paraneoplastic origin has been reported in the past. Read More

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Hispanic Acculturation: Associations with Family Planning Behaviors and Attitudes.

Kans J Med 2021 19;14:103-107. Epub 2021 Apr 19.

American University of the Caribbean, Sint Maarten.

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of Hispanic acculturation in the U.S. with family planning behaviors and attitudes. Read More

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Expression profile of microRNAs (106b-3p, 130b-3, 145-3p, 199a-5p) in urine and serum samples from patients with the diagnosis of bladder cancer.

Pol Merkur Lekarski 2021 Apr;49(290):103-107

Medical University of Lodz, Poland: 1st Department of Urology.

MicroRNAs (miRNA) are short, single stranded, non-coding RNAs that play an important role in controlling gene expression at the posttranscriptional stage. There is no bladder cancer marker that has been approved as an alternative for diagnostic cystoscopy and urine cytology so far, thus research for alternative, more sensitive, and less invasive methods of bladder cancer detection are being made.

Aim: The aim of the study was to compare the relative expression levels of miRNAs in patients with bladder cancer. Read More

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Collective fluctuation implies imminent state transition: Comment on "Dynamic and thermodynamic models of adaptation" by A.N. Gorban et al.

Phys Life Rev 2021 Jul 19;37:103-107. Epub 2021 Apr 19.

State Key Laboratory of Cell Biology, Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Center for Excellence in Molecular Cell Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200031, China; Center for Excellence in Animal Evolution and Genetics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650223, China; Key Laboratory of Systems Health Science of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou Institute for Advanced Study, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hangzhou 310024, China. Electronic address:

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Brain Biomarkers in Children After Mild and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.

Acta Neurochir Suppl 2021 ;131:103-107

National Medical Research Center for Children's Health, Moscow, Russia.

Brain biomarkers (protein S100b and neuron-specific enolase (NSE)), antibodies (aAb) to the NR2 subunit of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NR2(NMDA)) and to the GluR1 subunit of the α-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (GluR1(AMPA)) subtype of glutamate receptors (GluR), NR2 and AMPA peptides, nitrogen oxides (NOx; "nitrites and nitrates"), and 3-nitrotyrosine (NT) were measured in blood from 159 children after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), moderate traumatic brain injury (mdTBI), or severe traumatic brain injury (sTBI) within 1-2 days and at intervals during the first 15 days after brain trauma. S100b and NSE levels on the first day were not a strict criterion for injury outcomes. Children with mTBI had the most significant elevations in antibodies to NR2(NMDA) and AMPA peptides, a slight increase in NOx, and, in 25% of cases, appearance of NT in the blood right after TBI. Read More

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Vessel territory mapping after cerebral revascularization surgery using selective angiographic flat detector perfusion imaging.

J Integr Neurosci 2021 Mar;20(1):103-107

Research group Translational Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp (UA), 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium.

The technical feasibility and diagnostic potential of angiographic flat-detector perfusion imaging technique, combining digital subtraction angiography with a flat-detector computed tomography steady-state perfusion imaging, was explored in patients treated with direct or indirect revascularization surgery. This short communication is about an imaging modality with great potential for evaluation, comparison and grading of vascular perfusion territory areas and anatomical location selectively perfused by direct and indirect cerebral bypasses. Read More

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The Opioid Crisis and the CRNA: Providing Emergency Care for Patients With Opioid Use Disorder.

AANA J 2021 Apr;89(2):103-107

is an internationally known researcher in pain and opioid use disorder. She is an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Health, and the van Ameringen Chair in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) care for patients with opioid use disorder frequently. Goals are to support recovery, prevent relapse, and effectively and safely treat perioperative pain. During emergencies, care may be urgent to prevent patient harm, potentially interfering with helpful interventions. Read More

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A comprehensive review on oncogenic miRNAs in breast cancer.

J Genet 2021 ;100

Department of Fetomaternal, Faculty of Medicine, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 14155-6559, Iran.

A growing body of evidence demonstrates that the oncogenic miRNAs are critical components that are involved in breast cancer (BC) progression. Thus, they are attracting a great deal of consideration as they provide opportunities for the novel avenues for developing BC targeted therapy. In the current review, we try to discuss the key oncogenic miRNAs implicated in cell migration, invasion and metastasis (e. Read More

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January 2021

[Virtual reality technologies in the rehabilitation of patients with peripheral vestibular dysfunction].

Vestn Otorinolaringol 2021 ;86(1):103-107

Petrozavodsk State University, Petrozavodsk, Russia.

Review of articles published in peer-reviewed international journals devoted to the issues of rehabilitation of patients with peripheral vestibular dysfunction using virtual reality conditions. IN the review provides a neurophysiological rationale for the use of virtual reality techniques for rehabilitation, the technical methods used to recreate the virtual environment, as well as the published results of their clinical application. It is concluded that the application of virtual reality methods in clinical vestibulology is promising. Read More

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Portosystemic shunt with hyperammonemia and high cardiac output as a complication after Fontan surgery.

J Cardiol Cases 2021 Mar 7;23(3):103-107. Epub 2020 Nov 7.

Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Okinawa Prefectural Nanbu Medical Center, Children's Medical Center, Okinawa, Japan.

In the late phase after Fontan surgery, organ dysfunction due to high central venous pressure (CVP) is a major clinical problem. We have described the cases of two patients with portosystemic shunts who exhibited hyperammonemia and high cardiac output associated with peripheral vasodilatation after Fontan surgery. A high CVP in these patients may have resulted in the formation of a portosystemic shunt. Read More

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Masks in Medicine: Metaphors and Morality.

J Med Humanit 2021 Mar 8;42(1):103-107. Epub 2021 Mar 8.

Johns Hopkins University, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD, USA.

We have never been so aware of masks. They were in short supply in the early days of COVID-19, resulting in significant risk to health care workers. Now they are highly politicized with battles about mask-wearing protocols breaking out in public. Read More

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Automated Procedure Logs for Cardiology Fellows: A New Training Paradigm in the Era of Electronic Health Records.

J Grad Med Educ 2021 Feb 8;13(1):103-107. Epub 2021 Jan 8.

Background: Procedural experience for residents and fellows is critical for achieving competence, and documentation of procedures performed is required. Procedure logs serve as the record of this experience, but are commonly generated manually, require substantial administrative effort, and cannot be corroborated for accuracy.

Objective: We developed and implemented a structured clinical-educational report template (CERT), which automatically generates procedure logs directly from the clinical record. Read More

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February 2021

European Court of Human Rights.

Authors:
Tom Goffin

Eur J Health Law 2021 01 26;28(1):103-107. Epub 2021 Jan 26.

Faculty of Health Law and Health Sciences, University of Ghent Ghent Belgium.

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January 2021

Marked Hypertriglyceridemia in a Patient with type 2 Diabetes Receiving SGLT2 Inhibitors.

Acta Med Okayama 2021 Feb;75(1):103-107

Department of Internal Medicine, Diabetes Center, Okayama Saiseikai General Hospital.

A 43-year-old male with type 2 diabetes, under treatment with 5 mg/day of dapagliflozin, was referred to our hospital with upper left abdominal pain and marked hypertriglyceridemia (triglycerides [TGs], 5,960 mg/dl). He was also on a low-carbohydrate diet that promoted ketosis under sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor administration. Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis revealed a remarkable increase in very-low-den-sity lipoprotein, a TG-rich lipoprotein particle synthesized in the liver using free fatty acids derived from adi-pose tissue. Read More

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February 2021

Use of biologics in food allergy management.

Allergol Select 2021 19;5:103-107. Epub 2021 Feb 19.

Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergy, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany.

Food allergies are a common medical problem, with children being the most affected patient group. The standard of care of food allergy consists of the acute treatment in case of a reaction and food avoidance in the long term, which influences the quality of life of patients. In this article, current developments for the causal treatment of food allergy including specific immunotherapy and biologics will be discussed. Read More

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February 2021

Kinome analyses of Candida albicans, C. parapsilosis and C. tropicalis enable novel kinases as therapeutic drug targets in candidiasis.

Gene 2021 May 23;780:145530. Epub 2021 Feb 23.

Department of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, University of Kalyani, West Bengal 741235, India. Electronic address:

Candida spp. have attracted considerable attention as they cause serious human diseases in immunocompromised individuals. The genomes of the pathogenic Candida spp. Read More

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A Call to Action: Adoption of Trauma Informed Care in Complementary and Integrative Health Services.

J Altern Complement Med 2021 Feb;27(2):103-107

University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA, USA.

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February 2021

Regioselective hydroxylation and dehydrogenation of capsaicin and dihydrocapsaicin by cultured cells of Phytolacca americana.

Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2021 Jan;85(1):103-107

Department of Life Science, Faculty of Science, Okayama University of Science, Kita-ku, Okayama, Japan.

The biotransformations of capsaicin and dihydrocapsaicin were investigated using cultured plant cells of Phytolacca americana as biocatalysts. Four products, ie 15-hydroxycapsaicin, dihydrocapsaicin, 15-hydroxydihydrocapsaicin, and capsaicin 4-β-glucoside, were isolated from the suspension cultures of P. americana treated with capsaicin for 3 days, showing that capsaicin was regioselectively hydroxylated, reduced, and glucosylated by cultured P. Read More

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January 2021

Hepatic Ago2 Regulates PPARα for Oxidative Metabolism Linked to Glycemic Control in Obesity and Post Bariatric Surgery.

Endocrinology 2021 Apr;162(4)

Division of Endocrinology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

Argonaute 2 (Ago2) is the main component of the RNA-induced silencing complex. We recently showed that liver-specific Ago2-deficiency in mice (L-Ago2 knockout [KO] mice) enhances mitochondrial oxidation and alleviates obesity-associated pathophysiology. However, the precise mechanisms behind the role of hepatic Ago2 in regulating the mitochondrial oxidation associated with glucose metabolism are still unclear. Read More

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