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Overground Robot-Assisted Gait Training for Pediatric Cerebral Palsy.

Sensors (Basel) 2021 Mar 16;21(6). Epub 2021 Mar 16.

Department and Research Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea.

The untethered exoskeletal robot provides patients with the freest and realistic walking experience by assisting them based on their intended movement. However, few previous studies have reported the effect of robot-assisted gait training (RAGT) using wearable exoskeleton in children with cerebral palsy (CP). This pilot study evaluated the effect of overground RAGT using an untethered torque-assisted exoskeletal wearable robot for children with CP. Read More

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How does a blind person see? Developmental change in applying visual verbs to agents with disabilities.

Cognition 2021 Mar 26;212:104683. Epub 2021 Mar 26.

Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA.

Classic theories emphasize the primacy of first-person sensory experience for learning meanings of words: to know what "see" means, one must be able to use the eyes to perceive. Contrary to this idea, blind adults and children acquire normative meanings of "visual" verbs, e.g. Read More

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Steroid-Resistant Graves' Orbitopathy Treated with Tocilizumab in Real-World Clinical Practice: A 9-Year Single-Center Experience.

J Clin Med 2021 Feb 11;10(4). Epub 2021 Feb 11.

Epidemiology, Statistics and Research Methodology Unit, Institute for Health Research Foundation (FIDIS), 15706 Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

This study aimed to assess the effectiveness and safety of tocilizumab use for the treatment of active steroid-resistant Graves' orbitopathy (GO). A retrospective longitudinal study was conducted by reviewing the medical records at a single center between November 2009 and December 2018. A total of 114 patients with steroid-resistant Graves' orbitopathy were examined and treated with tocilizumab, of which 54 adults met the inclusion criteria. Read More

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February 2021

Validation of diagnostic codes and epidemiologic trends of Huntington disease: a population-based study in Navarre, Spain.

Orphanet J Rare Dis 2021 Feb 10;16(1):77. Epub 2021 Feb 10.

Department of Health Sciences, Universidad Pública de Navarra, IdiSNA, Pamplona, Spain.

Background: There is great heterogeneity on geographic and temporary Huntington disease (HD) epidemiological estimates. Most research studies of rare diseases, including HD, use health information systems (HIS) as data sources. This study investigates the validity and accuracy of national and international diagnostic codes for HD in multiple HIS and analyses the epidemiologic trends of HD in the Autonomous Community of Navarre (Spain). Read More

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February 2021

Evaluation of Live Surgery Meetings: Our Experience with the "Live Makeover Aesthetic Surgery Symposium".

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2021 Jan 25;9(1):e3350. Epub 2021 Jan 25.

SkourasMed Clinic, Athens, Greece.

Live Surgery Meetings have been established as a vey effective means to demonstrate certain surgical techniques and intraoperative decision-making. However, many authors still question the ethics of this approach. We present our experience as organizers of the Live Makeover Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, an annual international live surgery meeting taking place in Athens, Greece. Read More

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January 2021

Longitudinal associations between negative life events and depressive symptoms-A 9-year longitudinal study on between-person and within-person effects and the role of family history.

J Pers Soc Psychol 2021 Jan 28. Epub 2021 Jan 28.

Department of Psychiatry.

Research has shown that negative life events contribute to the development of depression. Moreover, it has been suggested that individuals with a family history of depression experience more negative life events and are more susceptible to the effect of negative life events. However, previous studies did not differentiate stable between-person effects (interindividual differences) and temporal within-person effects (intraindividual differences). Read More

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January 2021

A multi-disciplinary approach and implementation of a specialized hemorrhage control team improves outcomes for placenta accreta spectrum.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2021 Jan 25. Epub 2021 Jan 25.

Fundación Valle del Lili, Placenta Accreta Spectrum Clinic, Cali, Colombia 760032. Fundación Valle del Lili, Clinical Research Center, Cali, Colombia 760032. Fundación Valle del Lili, Trauma and Emergency Surgery Department, Cali, Colombia, 760032. Fundación Valle del Lili, Interventional Radiology Department, Cali, Colombia, 760032.

Introduction: The main complication of placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) is massive bleeding. Endoarterial occlusion techniques has been incorporated into the management of this pathology. Our aim was to examine the endovascular practice patterns among PAS patients treated during a 9 year period in a low-middle income country in which an interdisciplinary group's technical skills were improved with the creation of a "PAS team". Read More

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January 2021

Cerebral Toxocariasis as a Cause of Epilepsy: A Pediatric Case.

Neuropediatrics 2021 04 20;52(2):142-145. Epub 2021 Jan 20.

Department of Pediatrics, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy.

Toxocarosis is the consequence of human infection by spp. larvae and is one of the most common ascarioses, not only in developing countries, but also in the European region, where its prevalence reaches 14%. Due to their particular behavior, children are at higher risk of this parasitic infection, whose clinical features depend on the localization of the larvae. Read More

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Speech restructuring group treatment for 6-to-9-year-old children who stutter: A therapeutic trial.

J Commun Disord 2021 Jan-Feb;89:106073. Epub 2020 Dec 29.

Department of Phoniatrics and Pediatric Audiology, University Hospital Münster, Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster, Kardinal-von Galen-Ring 10, 48149, Münster, Germany. Electronic address:

For children who stutter (CWS), there is good evidence of the benefits of treatment for pre-school age, but an evidence gap for elementary school age. Here we report on the effectiveness of a fluency shaping treatment for 6- to 9-year-old children. The main treatment component is the reinforcement of soft voice onsets. Read More

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December 2020

Gastric Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma: A Single-Center 9-Year Experience.

Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus 2021 Jan 2:1-5. Epub 2021 Jan 2.

Department of Onco-hematology, Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto (IPO-Porto), Porto, Portugal.

Gastric diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) represents the majority of all gastric lymphomas. We report a series of gastric DLBCL diagnosed and treated in a single center, between 2010 and 2018 (included). We retrospectively analyzed the population demographic features, treatment outcomes and survival. Read More

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January 2021

Surgical management of obstructing clot at the jejunojejunostomy after gastric bypass: a single center experience and literature review.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2021 Apr 27;17(4):765-770. Epub 2020 Nov 27.

Department of Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

Background: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a proven treatment for morbid obesity and its sequelae. Gastric bypass has a safe risk profile, but postoperative complications can be seen. We report on 10 cases of postoperative bleeding causing an obstructing clot at the jejunojejunostomy (JJ) occurring over a 9-year period. Read More

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Videoconference Interviews: A Timely Primary Care Residency Selection Approach.

J Grad Med Educ 2020 Dec 2;12(6):737-744. Epub 2020 Dec 2.

Project Coordinator, Phelps-Northwell Family Medicine Residency Program.

Background: Videoconference interviews (VCIs) are increasingly being used in the selection process of residency program candidates across a number of medical specialties, but nevertheless remain an underutilized approach, particularly in the field of primary care.

Objective: This retrospective data review with cost analysis explores financial and acceptability outcomes of VCI implementation over a 9-year period.

Methods: VCIs were incorporated into the recruitment process at a community-based academic family medicine residency program in 2011, whereby suitable candidates were selected for VCIs after Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) application review. Read More

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December 2020

Interleukin-6 inhibition with tocilizumab for relapsing MOG-IgG associated disorder (MOGAD): A case-series and review.

Mult Scler Relat Disord 2021 Feb 16;48:102696. Epub 2020 Dec 16.

Departments of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, United States.

Background: Myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-immunoglobulin G (MOG-IgG) associated disorder (MOGAD) is a CNS demyelinating disease distinct from neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) and multiple sclerosis. Some patients with MOGAD exhibit a highly-relapsing and steroid-dependent disease course for which optimal treatment is unknown. Interleukin-6 (IL-6) plays an important pathobiologic role in NMOSD with aquaporin-4 antibodies and preliminary data suggest similar mechanisms of CNS damage may occur in MOGAD. Read More

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February 2021

Integration of memory content in adults and children: Developmental differences in task conditions and functional consequences.

J Exp Psychol Gen 2020 Dec 14. Epub 2020 Dec 14.

Department of Psychology.

How separate yet related episodes of experience are associated in memory is a major question in cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience. Adults and children both integrate content acquired in separate episodes, yet they may do so under different task conditions. Neuroimaging studies suggest that adults integrate the contents of separate memory traces at encoding and thus without an explicit prompt; behavioral studies suggest that children do so only when specifically prompted. Read More

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December 2020

Procedural and short-term outcomes of transcatheter closure of ventricular septal defect using lifetech multifunctional occluder: initial experience.

Cardiol Young 2021 Mar 9;31(3):435-445. Epub 2020 Dec 9.

Philippine General Hospital, Pediatrics, Taft Avenue, Metro Manila1000, Philippines.

The Lifetech Multifunctional occluder is a versatile device with an improved delivery and flexibility that reduces the risk of atrioventricular block. This is a retrospective, descriptive, pilot study done in 25 patients who underwent transcatheter closure of ventricular septal defect using Lifetech Multifunctional occluder from February 2017 to January 2018.The average age was 9. Read More

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Changing Trends in Dermatopathology Case Complexity: A 9-Year Academic Center Experience.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2020 Dec 8. Epub 2020 Dec 8.

From the Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston (Stagner, Nazarian).

Context.—: Pathology case volume and complexity impact clinical service burden, staffing, and reimbursement, particularly in an academic setting.

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December 2020

A 9-Year-Old Boy With Recurrent Chest Pain and Nonresolving Pneumonia.

Chest 2020 Dec;158(6):e289-e293

Department of Pediatrics, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva; Pediatric Pulmonary Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva; Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.

Case Presentation: A previously healthy, 9-year-old boy presented with five recurrent episodes of left-sided chest pain with low-grade fever over the last 18 months. The pain usually lasted for few hours, was severe and consistent, and resolved spontaneously. It worsened during inspiration, physical activity, and swallowing. Read More

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December 2020

Changes in UK renal oncological surgical practice from 2008 to 2017: implications for cancer service provision and surgical training.

BJU Int 2020 Nov 29. Epub 2020 Nov 29.

Urology Department, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, Bradford, UK.

Objective: To determine and analyse the temporal changes in oncological nephrectomy practice and training opportunities using data obtained from the UK British Association of Urological Surgeons nephrectomy register from 2008 to 2017.

Patient And Methods: All nephrectomies within the dataset for this time period were analysed (n = 54 251). Cases were divided into radical nephrectomy (RN), partial nephrectomy (PN) and nephroureterectomy (NU). Read More

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November 2020

Benefits of robotically-assisted surgery for complex mitral valve repair.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2021 Apr;32(3):417-425

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan.

Objectives: To determine whether robotic mitral valve repair can be applied to more complex lesions compared with minimally invasive direct mitral valve repair through a right thoracotomy.

Methods: We enrolled 335 patients over a 9-year period; 95% of the robotic surgeries were performed after experience performing direct mitral valve repair.

Results: The mean age in the robotic versus thoracotomy repair groups was 61 ± 14 vs 55 ± 11 years, respectively (P < 0. Read More

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Olecranon Osteotomy Fixation Following Distal Humerus Open Reduction and Internal Fixation: Clinical Results of Plate and Screws Versus Tension Band Wiring.

Orthopedics 2021 Jan 22;44(1):e107-e113. Epub 2020 Oct 22.

Olecranon osteotomy allows for improved visualization of the distal humeral articular surface. This study compared the clinical outcomes of 2 methods of olecranon repair following olecranon osteotomy as part of distal humerus fracture repair. This was a retrospective review of distal humerus fractures treated via a transolecranon approach during a 9-year period. Read More

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January 2021

Prevalence and short-term outcome of hepatorenal syndrome: A 9-year experience in a high-complexity hospital in Colombia.

PLoS One 2020 20;15(10):e0239834. Epub 2020 Oct 20.

Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Section, Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia.

Background & Aims: Hepatorenal syndrome is a rare entity that is part of the complications of liver cirrhosis in its more severe stages. Without treatment, its mortality rate increases significantly. Terlipressin is considered to be the therapy of choice until the need of a liver transplant. Read More

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November 2020

Timing anticipation in adults and children with Developmental Dyslexia: evidence of an inefficient mechanism.

Sci Rep 2020 10 15;10(1):17519. Epub 2020 Oct 15.

Department of Psychology, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, 1, 20126, Milan, Italy.

Developmental Dyslexia (DD) is a learning disorder characterized by specific difficulties in learning to read accurately and fluently, which has been generally explained in terms of phonological deficits. Recent research has shown that individuals with DD experience timing difficulties in the domains of language, music perception and motor control, probably due to impaired rhythmic perception, suggesting that timing deficit might be a key underlying factor to explain such a variety of difficulties. The present work presents two experiments aimed at assessing the anticipatory ability on a given rhythm of 9-year old Italian children and Italian adults with and without DD. Read More

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October 2020

Methadone for Cancer Pain in Pediatric End-of-Life Care.

Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2020 Oct 1:1049909120963641. Epub 2020 Oct 1.

Anesthesiology Division, Pediatric Medicine Department, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA.

Background: The goal of adequate pain control becomes increasingly salient for children with cancer and their families as the patients approach the end of life. Methadone is one option that is particularly desirable in end-of-life care given its long duration of action and NMDA antagonism that may help in controlling pain refractory to conventional opioids. The purpose of this study was to describe a single institution's experience with methadone for the treatment of cancer pain in pediatric end-of-life care. Read More

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October 2020

Implementation of an Intravenous Dihydroergotamine Protocol for Refractory Migraine in Children.

Headache 2020 Sep 27;60(8):1653-1663. Epub 2020 Aug 27.

Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA.

Objective: Retrospective chart review to assess the effectiveness of an institutional intravenous (IV) dihydroergotamine (DHE) therapy protocol for refractory migraine in the pediatric population.

Background: Limited high-quality evidence exists to guide the approach to treatment of refractory migraine with IV DHE, particularly in the pediatric population. This study reviews our institutional experience in implementing an IV DHE protocol in children to identify areas for improvement. Read More

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September 2020

Stability and Change in the Journeys of Medical Trainees: A 9-Year, Longitudinal Qualitative Study.

Acad Med 2020 Aug 25. Epub 2020 Aug 25.

D.F. Balmer is associate professor of pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6805-4062. P.W. Teunissen is professor of workplace learning in healthcare, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, and a gynecologist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. M.J. Devlin is professor of clinical psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York. B.F. Richards is professor of pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Purpose: It takes many years for trainees to become physicians-so long that their individual journeys through medical school and residency are seldom systematically studied and thus not well understood. Lack of understanding hinders effective support of future physicians' development across traditional time-bound phases of medical education. The authors initiated a longitudinal qualitative study, tracing a cohort of 6 trainees through the same medical school and 6 different residencies. Read More

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The impact of a national caries strategy in Greenland 10 years after implementation. A failure or a success?

Int J Circumpolar Health 2020 12;79(1):1804260

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Section of Cariology and Endodontics, University of Copenhagen , Copenhagen, Denmark.

Aims 1) to describe the dental health goals and the single financial goal defined in 2008 with a new national caries strategy in Greenland (CSG) and the progress made during the subsequent 10-year period; 2) to describe the CSG initiatives; and 3) to report caries outcome data for 3-year-old children as well as 9-year-old children in 2012 and 2018; for 6-year-old children as well as 12-year-old children in 2015 and 2018 and for 15-year-old children in 2018, and to compare the data with the baseline data from 2008. Only 6 of the 20 dental health goals were close to being or were achieved over the 10-year period. The total cost of running PDHS-G increased by 4% from 2008 to 2018. Read More

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December 2020

Periprocedural, early, and long-term risks of pacemaker implantation after atrioventricular nodal re-entry tachycardia ablation: a French nationwide cohort.

Europace 2020 10;22(10):1526-1536

GCS-Groupement des hôpitaux de l'institut Catholique de Lille/Faculté Libre de Médecine, Département de Cardiologie, Université Catholique de Lille, F-59000 Lille, France.

Aims: Pacemaker implantation (PI) after atrioventricular nodal re-entry tachycardia (AVNRT) ablation is a dreadful complication. We aimed to assess periprocedural, early, and late risks for PI.

Methods And Results: All 27 022 patients who underwent latest AVNRT ablation in France from 2009 to 2017, were identified in the nationwide medicalization database. Read More

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October 2020

A 9-Year Experience of Infections from Isfahan, Iran.

Infect Drug Resist 2020 14;13:2301-2309. Epub 2020 Jul 14.

Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

Purpose: Aspergillosis is an important fungal disease affecting millions of individuals worldwide. The genus of consist of various complexes, causing a wide spectrum of diseases from superficial infections in immunocompetent hosts to life-threatening disseminated infections among immunocompromised patients. This study aimed to identify species by phenotypic (total isolates) and molecular tests (35 isolates), obtained from patients in Isfahan (the third-largest city of Iran) between 2010 and 2018, and determine the susceptibility of 35 clinical isolates to itraconazole (ITR), amphotericin-B (AMB), and voriconazole (VOR). Read More

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Utilization of a Continuous Pericapsular Nerve Group (PENG) Block with an Opioid-Sparing Repair of a Femoral Neck Fracture in a Pediatric Patient.

Case Rep Orthop 2020 14;2020:2516578. Epub 2020 Jul 14.

Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Management, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.

In the pediatric population, femoral neck fractures are usually associated with high-impact trauma and often present with pain in the groin area. Regional anesthesia can offer adjunctive therapy for acute pain management. Various techniques have been employed to circumvent pain related to hip fractures and resultant hip surgery. Read More

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Use of intracranial stent as rescue therapy after mechanical thrombectomy failure-9-year experience in a comprehensive stroke centre.

Neuroradiology 2020 Nov 30;62(11):1475-1483. Epub 2020 Jun 30.

Interventional Neuroradiology, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Calle del Prof Martín Lagos s/n, 28040, Madrid, Spain.

Purpose: There is no established rescue treatment in patients with mechanical thrombectomy (MT) failure. Our aim is to analyse whether the use of an intracranial stent improves prognosis in these patients.

Methods: Retrospective analysis of a prospective cohort of patients with ischemic stroke due to middle cerebral artery occlusion (MCA) or distal intracranial carotid artery (ICA) occlusion, from September 2009 to April 2019 in our comprehensive stroke care centre. Read More

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November 2020