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Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Morphology, Surgery and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy.
Müllerian adenosarcoma is a very rare gynecological disease, comprising 5% of uterine sarcomas. Extragenital localizations are even rarer. We report a very interesting case of a 27-year-old woman complaining of pelvic pain, with a subsequent diagnosis of extragenital Müllerian adenosarcoma. Read More
Neuropediatrics 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Medical Genetics, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
X-linked myotubular myopathy (XLMTM) is a rare inherited neuromuscular disorder associated with mutations in the gene on the Xq28 region. We report a severely affected girl with XLMTM, caused by maternally inherited 661 kb Xq28 microduplication identified by chromosomal microarray analysis and confirmed also on DNA from muscle biopsy with a custom-designed X-chromosome-specific microarray. X-inactivation analysis revealed a skewed inactivation pattern on the proband's muscle biopsy. Read More
J Biochem 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Life Science Center for Survival Dynamics, Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance (TARA), University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
Males and females share the same genetic code, but gene expression profile often displays differences between two sexes. Mouse embryonic fibroblasts (MEFs) have been used to experiment as a useful tool to test gene function. They have also been characterized by gender-based differences in expressed genes such as Y-linked Sry or X-linked Hprt. Read More
Fam Pract 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Community Medicine and Primary Healthcare, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University/University Teaching Hospital, Awka, Nigeria.
Background: Given the dearth of government-sponsored programmes, preventive lifestyles and practices are the realistic hopes for millions of women in developing countries against cervical cancer. Early interventions for teenage high school girls have been advocated recently, but evidence-base for sustainable activities at this demographic is lacking. This article reduces this gap by determining the impact of two cervical cancer education techniques. Read More
Hum Reprod 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre, Kettegård Allé 26, Hvidovre, Denmark.
Study Question: Is the number of aspirated oocytes in the first ART cycle associated with the cumulative live birthrates (CLBR) in subsequent cycles?
Summary Answer: The number of aspirated oocytes in the first cycle was associated with CLBR in subsequent cycles. Previous treatment response predicts outcome in future cycles.
What Is Known Already: Previous reports have shown a positive association between the number of retrieved oocytes and live birthrate per fresh treatment cycle. Read More
Hum Reprod Update 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Priority Research Centre for Reproductive Science, Discipline of Biological Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia.
Background: DNA integrity and stability are critical determinants of cell viability. This is especially true in the female germline, wherein DNA integrity underpins successful conception, embryonic development, pregnancy and the production of healthy offspring. However, DNA is not inert; rather, it is subject to assault from various environment factors resulting in chemical modification and/or strand breakage. Read More
Folia Phoniatr Logop 2018 Dec 12;71(1):24-28. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Audiology Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Uskudar University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Purpose: To investigate the formant frequency (FF) features of transgender females' (TFs) voice after Wendler's glottoplasty surgery and compare these levels with age-matched healthy males and females.
Study Design: Controlled prospective.
Methods: 20 TFs and 20 genetically male and female age-matched healthy controls were enrolled in the study. Read More
Orthopedics 2018 Dec 11:1-3. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Femoral nerve palsy with concomitant patellar dislocation is a rare clinical entity that has not previously been well documented. The authors present the case of a 16-year-old female ballet dancer who sustained a patellar dislocation with concomitant femoral nerve palsy. She experienced muscle weakness after the initial injury and developed neuropathic symptoms through the anterior left thigh. Read More
Magy Onkol 2018 Dec 22;62(4):237-241. Epub 2018 Nov 22.
II. Sz. Gyermekgyógyászati Klinika, Semmelweis Egyetem, Budapest, Hungary.
The atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumour (ATRT) is a rare type of central nervous system tumour appearing usually under 2 years of age. The survival of patients is insufficient despite the combined treatment (neurosurgical removal, intensive chemo- and radiotherapy). ATRT recurs one year after completion of treatment in 60% of cases. Read More
PLoS One 2018 12;13(12):e0208806. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Research, Tehran Heart Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Aims: Recently, the clinical importance of total antioxidant capacity (TAC) and its protective role against several chronic diseases like cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and several types of cancers has been reported. However, its association with cardio-metabolic risk factors among patients candidate for coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) has not been evaluated yet. CABG is associated with increased oxidative stress and free radicals; so, the current study was aimed to evaluate the potential association of TAC with cardiovascular risk factors among patients candidate for CABG. Read More
PLoS One 2018 12;13(12):e0208143. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Education, University of Haripur, Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between perceived occupational stress and psychological well-being among secondary school heads in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A sample of 402 secondary school heads (male n = 260, female n = 142) was selected through multistage sampling technique. A descriptive, quantitative and correlative research design was used. Read More
PLoS One 2018 12;13(12):e0208231. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, Lipid Clinic at the Interdisciplinary Metabolism Center, Berlin, Germany.
The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of risk factors for cardiovascular disease associated with reduced physical fitness, higher disease burden, and impaired cognitive functions. Little is known about the operation of these risk factors in older adults when considered comprehensively without relying on the cut-off values of the single MetS components. The three main aims of the current study were to: (i) establish a latent metabolic load factor (MetL), using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA), and representing a continuous measure of MetL, defined by indicators that are commonly used to separate MetS groups from healthy individuals; (ii) examine the associations of this MetL factor with objective health, and cognitive function in men and women; (iii) compare the magnitude of these associations to those observed for the individual indicators used to define the MetL factor as well to the classical categorized MetS vs. Read More
PLoS One 2018 12;13(12):e0207885. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Departments of Pharmacology and Neurology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, United States of America.
Two thirds of all persons with late-onset Alzheimer's disease (AD) are women. Identification of sex-based molecular mechanisms underpinning the female-based prevalence of AD would advance development of therapeutic targets during the prodromal AD phase when prevention or delay in progression is most likely to be effective. This 3-year brain imaging study examines the impact of the menopausal transition on Alzheimer's disease (AD) biomarker changes [brain β-amyloid load via 11C-PiB PET, and neurodegeneration via 18F-FDG PET and structural MRI] and cognitive performance in midlife. Read More
PLoS One 2018 12;13(12):e0207408. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America.
Interest in the individual differences underlying end user computer security behavior has led to the development of a multidisciplinary field of research known as behavioral information security. An important gap in knowledge and the motivation for this research is the development of ways to measure secure and insecure cyber behavior for research and eventually practice. Here we report a study designed to develop a technique for assessing secure and insecure cyber behavior for broad research use. Read More
PLoS Genet 2018 Dec 12;14(12):e1007821. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Cancer Genomics Unit, Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America.
Fanconi Anemia (FA) is a genomic instability syndrome resulting in aplastic anemia, developmental abnormalities, and predisposition to hematological and other solid organ malignancies. Mutations in genes that encode proteins of the FA pathway fail to orchestrate the repair of DNA damage caused by DNA interstrand crosslinks. Zebrafish harbor homologs for nearly all known FA genes. Read More
PLoS One 2018 12;13(12):e0207236. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Biology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland.
Reproduction is predicted to trade-off with long-term maternal survival, but the survival costs often vary between individuals, cohorts and populations, limiting our understanding of this trade-off, which is central to life-history theory. One potential factor generating variation in reproductive costs is variation in developmental conditions, but the role of early-life environment in modifying the reproduction-survival trade-off has rarely been investigated. We quantified the effect of early-life environment on the trade-off between female reproduction and survival in pre-industrial humans by analysing individual-based life-history data for >80 birth cohorts collected from Finnish church records, and between-year variation in local crop yields, annual spring temperature, and infant mortality as proxies of early-life environment. Read More
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Dec 12;12(12):e0006977. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, United States of America.
Background: The study of Onchocerca volvulus has been limited by its host range, with only humans and non-human primates shown to be susceptible to the full life cycle infection. Small animal models that support the development of adult parasites have not been identified.
Methodology/principal Findings: We hypothesized that highly immunodeficient NSG mice would support the survival and maturation of O. Read More
Rev Gastroenterol Peru 2018 Jul-Sep;38(3):297-300
Hospital Guillermo Kaelin de la Fuente. Lima, Perú; Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola, Lima, Perú.
Primary gastric choriocarcinoma (PGC) is an extremely rare and highly invasive tumor with rapid hematogenous spread. We present the case of a 57-year-old female patient who started with hematemesis and progressive episodes of melena, weight loss and epigastralgia. It is derived from the National Institute of Neoplastic Diseases where gastroscopy and biopsy are performed. Read More
Rev Gastroenterol Peru 2018 Jul-Sep;38(3):261-264
Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia. Pasto, Nariño, Colombia.
Peritonitis is one of the main complications of abdominal emergencies. Laparoscopy serves both for the diagnostic and therapeutic management of the acute abdomen; in expert hands the morbimortality of this method is minimal.
Objective: The objective is to verify the efficacy of laparoscopy in patients with secondary peritonitis performing a single surgery without the need for reinterventions, ensuring the least damage of the abdominal wall, avoiding laparotomy. Read More
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Department of Orthopedics, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.
Study Design: Retrospective radiographic study.
Objective: To investigate the growth of the vertebrae around distal instrumented vertebra (DIV) in patients with early-onset scoliosis (EOS) who underwent dual growing rod (DGR) treatment.
Summary Of Background Data: Previous studies indicated that DGR was likely to preserve or even stimulate the spinal growth. Read More
J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Cardiologia, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan.
Aims: An increased mortality risk during weekend hospital admission has been consistently observed. In the present study, we evaluated whether the current improvement in management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) has reduced this phenomenon.
Methods And Results: We extracted data from the Italian National Healthcare System Databank of 80 391 ACS admissions in the region of Lombardia between 2010 and 2014. Read More
Eur J Anaesthesiol 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
From the Department of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Waitemata District Health Board (MUS, DAR, MTK), Health and Rehabilitation Research Institute, Auckland University of Technology (DAR, PJM), and Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland (MTK).
Background: Early postoperative mobilisation is important for enhanced recovery, but can be hindered by orthostatic intolerance, characterised by dizziness, nausea, vomiting, feeling of heat, blurred vision and ultimately syncope. Although the incidence of orthostatic intolerance following total hip arthroplasty has been identified, few studies have yet investigated potential risk factors for developing orthostatic intolerance after hip arthroplasty.
Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the incidence of orthostatic intolerance on the first postoperative day after total hip arthroplasty, potential predisposing risk factors for developing orthostatic intolerance and its effect on length of stay. Read More
Pain 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 2E1.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory, neurodegenerative autoimmune disease associated with sensory and motor dysfunction. Although estimates vary, ∼50% of patients with MS experience pain during their disease. The mechanisms underlying the development of pain are not fully understood and no effective treatment for MS related pain is available. Read More
Ann Plast Surg 2019 Jan;82(1S Suppl 1):S29-S32
From the Graduate Institute of Chemical and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, and.
Introduction: Botulinum neurotoxin A (BoNT-A) is a minimally invasive and technically straightforward treatment of masseter muscle (MM) volume reduction and facial contouring, but the literature on its long-term effect on MM volume remains unclear.
Objective: This study aimed to assess quantitatively for progressive volume changes of lower facial contour after 3 BoNT-A injections in patients with bilateral MM hypertrophy causing square facial morphology using 3-dimensional computed tomographic scans.
Materials And Methods: Ten female patients with square facial morphology due to bilateral MM hypertrophy were recruited to, and 6 completed, this clinical study. Read More
Clin Nucl Med 2019 Jan;44(1):e6-e12
From the Departments of Nuclear Medicine, and.
Purpose: We investigated the prognostic value of F-FDG uptake in the supraclavicular lymph node (SCLN) on PET/CT in breast cancer patients with clinical ipsilateral SCLN metastasis (cN3c).
Methods: Fifty-five female patients with initial F-FDG PET/CT were treated with curative intent. For semiquantitative analysis, the SUVmax of the primary tumor, axillary lymph node, and SCLN were normalized by the SUVmean of the liver (defined as SUVR-tumor, SUVR-axillary lymph node, and SUVR-SCLN, respectively). Read More
Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
School of Psychology, University of Sydney , Sydney, Australia .
Self-disclosure is an essential component of social communication that has been associated with trust, liking, and ultimately strong relationships. As technology continues to develop, so do the number of methods to create and maintain relationships. While speaking face-to-face (FtF) remains the primary way to communicate, computer-mediated communication has become more common, meaning that research into self-disclosure has expanded to new domains, including virtual reality (VR). Read More
DNA Cell Biol 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
1 The Eye Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, School of Ophthalmology and Optometry, Wenzhou Medical University , Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China .
Acute anterior uveitis (AAU) is an ordinary type of uveitis, which is an autoimmune disease produced by T cells. Programmed apoptosis protein 1 (PD-1) is a vital negative regulatory protein of immune tolerance. We detect the single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) rs41386349, rs10204525, and rs2227982 of PD-1 to investigate the correlation between PD-1 polymorphisms and AAU. Read More
Health Promot Chronic Dis Prev Can 2018 Dec;38(12):437-444
Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Introduction: Canadians are living longer than before, and a large proportion of them are living with obesity. The present study sought to describe how older participants in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) who are living with obesity are aging, through an examination of measures of social, functional and mental well-being.
Methods: We used data from the first wave of the CLSA for people aged 55 to 85 years in this study. Read More
J Refract Surg 2018 Dec;34(12):799-808
Purpose: To report the outcomes of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for hyperopia using the Triple-A ablation profile with the MEL 90 excimer laser (Carl Zeiss Meditec, Jena, Germany).
Methods: This retrospective analysis included 1,383 eyes treated by LASIK for hyperopia using the Triple-A ablation profile with the MEL 90 at London Vision Clinic, London, United Kingdom, between September 2013 and December 2016. Inclusion criteria were attempted hyperopic correction of +0. Read More
JAMA Psychiatry 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.
Importance: Children and youths who are prescribed antipsychotic medications have multiple, potentially fatal, dose-related cardiovascular, metabolic, and other adverse events, but whether or not these medications are associated with an increased risk of death is unknown.
Objective: To compare the risk of unexpected death among children and youths who are beginning treatment with antipsychotic or control medications.
Design, Setting, And Participants: This retrospective cohort study was conducted from 1999 through 2014 and included Medicaid enrollees aged 5 to 24 years in Tennessee who had no diagnosis of severe somatic illness, schizophrenia or related psychoses, or Tourette syndrome or chronic tic disorder. Read More
Psychiatr Hung 2018 ;33(4):347-358
Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem Bolcseszettudomanyi Kar, Nevelestudomanyi Doktori Iskola, Szeged, Hungary, E-mail:
Background And Aims Of The Study: Anxiety related studies often investigate the personality factors and possible comorbid anxiety disorders that may underly trait anxiety. Women have higher prevalence rates across anxiety disorders, so we chose to examine the trait anxiety, perfectionism, self-efficacy and life satisfaction in a group of female participants.
Method: An online, self-reported questionnaire was used as an online method of data collection. Read More
Physiol Rev 2019 Jan;99(1):739-780
Department of Morphology, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais , Belo Horizonte , Brazil ; Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche , Ancona , Italy ; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais , Belo Horizonte , Brazil ; Department of Molecular and Developmental Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecological Clinic, University of Siena , Siena , Italy ; and Department of Biomedical, Experimental and Clinical Sciences, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Florence, Careggi University Hospital , Florence , Italy.
Activins are dimeric glycoproteins belonging to the transforming growth factor beta superfamily and resulting from the assembly of two beta subunits, which may also be combined with alpha subunits to form inhibins. Activins were discovered in 1986 following the isolation of inhibins from porcine follicular fluid, and were characterized as ovarian hormones that stimulate follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) release by the pituitary gland. In particular, activin A was shown to be the isoform of greater physiological importance in humans. Read More
Physiother Theory Pract 2018 Dec 12:1-11. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
b Intermountain Healthcare , Orem Community Hospital , Orem , UT , USA.
Chronic pain affects 1.7 million children in the United States, and its effects often linger into adulthood. Unfortunately, chronic pediatric pain is often undertreated. Read More
Sports Biomech 2018 Dec 12:1-16. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
a School of Exercise Science, Faculty of Health Science , Australian Catholic University , Strathfield , Australia.
The present study aimed to assess the differences in leg stiffness and the associated performance variables between athletes from various training backgrounds during tasks relevant to athletic training. Forty-seven female participants (20 nationally identified netballers, 13 high-level endurance athletes and 14 age-matched controls) completed a sprint, anticipated sidestep change of direction and unilateral repetitive hopping task to assess leg stiffness and the relationship of stiffness between the different tasks. Leg stiffness and performance variables were evaluated with a 10-camera motion analysis system and force plate, and leg stiffness was derived through the McMahon and Cheng methodology (1990). Read More
Psychol Health Med 2018 Dec 12:1-13. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
c School of Public Health , Indiana University , Bloomington , IN , USA.
Clinically significant depression has been consistently identified as a phenomenon directly linked to stress and stress coping. Leisure behavior as purposeful coping strategy (i.e. Read More
Sante Publique 2018 Oct;30(4):499-505
Introduction: During the study, the HAS (French Board of Health) recommended 3 options for the first test (C1) in case of presence of ASC-US: a smear to be carried out after 6 months, an HPV test or a colposcopy.Our main objective was to find out which C1 option was chosen. The secondary objectives were to evaluate the number of C1's carried out by general practitioners, the follow-up rate and that of adapted C1 smear reports. Read More
Arq Gastroenterol 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):252-257
Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Faculdade de Medicina, Departamento de Cirurgia e Ortopedia, Botucatu, SP, Brasil.
Background: The post-operative complications rate is greater in patients with Crohn's disease than in other abdominal surgeries due to other benign conditions. Prevention and management of such complications are important factors in the care of these patients.
Objective: The objectives of this research are to analyze the rate of postoperative complications and the major risk factors in patients with Crohn's disease. Read More
Arq Gastroenterol 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):202-207
Programa de Pós-Graduação: Ciências da Gastroenterologia e Hepatologia, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil.
Background: Inflammatory bowel disease frequently affects patients at working age, compromising their quality of life in several levels: physical, psychological, familial and social. Few studies have evaluated the impact of Inflammatory bowel disease on quality of life, anxiety and depression in Brazilian patients.
Objective: Evaluate quality of life and its correlation with psychological aspects of patients with inflammatory bowel disease through the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire and Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. Read More
Rev Bras Enferm 2018 ;71(suppl 6):2720-2727
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, School of Nursing. Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.
Objective: to investigate the care provided by family female caregivers of elderly dependents who have been monitored by public home care and its social repercussions, discussing the facets between State, society and families.
Method: descriptive cross-sectional study, with 45 caregivers of elderly patients accompanied by Home Care Services. Data were collected by means of a structured script. Read More
Rev Bras Enferm 2018 ;71(suppl 6):2650-2658
Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Nursing School. Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Objective: to understand the perspective of caregivers about the formation and disruption of bonds with institutionalized children.
Method: a qualitative research that used as a theoretical framework the Attachment Theory and the Symbolic Interactionism, and the Grounded Theory as methodological framework. Participating in the study were 15 female caregivers of children aged zero to three years, from a child care institution in the south of Brazil, from April to July 2015. Read More
Arq Bras Cir Dig 2018 Dec 6;31(4):e1404. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Suzhou Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Colorectal Surgery, Su zhou, Jiang su, China.
Background: It is important but difficult to treat complex fistula-in-ano due to the high recurrent rate and following incontinence. Ligation of the intersphincteric fistula tract (LIFT), a novel surgical procedure with the advantage of avoiding anal incontinence, has a variable success rate of 57-94.4 %. Read More
J Cancer Res Ther 2018 Dec;14(Supplement):S1223-S1226
Department of Chemotherapy, Cancer Center, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan 250012, China.
Brain metastasis is synchronous to the diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma (RCC). The prognosis of brain metastasis in RCC with the current treatment options is dismissal. Therefore, we present a case of an elderly female patient with RCC showing a partial response of brain metastasis after 18 months of 600 mg once daily sorafenib treatment who underwent right-sided nephrectomy. Read More
J Cancer Res Ther 2018 Dec;14(Supplement):S1217-S1219
Department of Medical Imaging, Shanghai Gongli Hospital, Shanghai 200135, China.
Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare spindle cell soft tissue tumor which is rarely encountered in the clinical setting and imaging findings are nonspecific, mainly occurring in the tissue structure of the serosa. However, there is very little report on SFT originating in the kidney in the medical literature. We report a case of SFT with liver metastasis in an adult female and discuss the pathological features as it appears in our case. Read More
Neural Regen Res 2019 Mar;14(3):532-541
Department of Orthopedics, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital; International Science and Technology Cooperation Base of Spinal Cord Injury; Tianjin Neurological Institute, Key Laboratory of Post-Neuroinjury Neuro-repair and Regeneration in Central Nervous System, Ministry of Education and Tianjin City, Tianjin, China.
Ferroptosis is an iron-dependent novel cell death pathway. Deferoxamine, a ferroptosis inhibitor, has been reported to promote spinal cord injury repair. It has yet to be clarified whether ferroptosis inhibition represents the mechanism of action of Deferoxamine on spinal cord injury recovery. Read More
Cytokine 2019 Jan 24;113:400-404. Epub 2018 Oct 24.
Department of Medicine, University Hospital Leipzig, 04103 Leipzig, Germany. Electronic address:
Aim: Metreleptin treatment in lipodystrophy patients improves eating behavior with increased satiety and reduced hunger. However, no data are available whether effects are maintained beyond 52 weeks of treatment.
Methods: A prospective study with measurements at baseline and at >150 weeks of metreleptin treatment was performed. Read More
Cytokine 2019 Jan 7;113:39-49. Epub 2018 Jul 7.
Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:
The main objective of this investigation was to determine whether, despite acute (wasting) deficits of dietary nitrogen and energy, weanling mice could respond to the dendritic cell hematopoietin, Fms-like tyrosine kinase 3 ligand (Flt3L), in terms of an index of cell-mediated inflammatory competence. Male and female C57BL/6J weanlings were used, initially 19 days of age, and malnutrition was produced using a nitrogen-deficient diet. In preliminary work ten daily subcutaneous 1. Read More
Schizophr Res 2018 Dec 6;202:173-179. Epub 2018 Jul 6.
Department of Radiology, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, People's Republic of China; Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, United States of America; Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, United States of America.
Background: Oxytocin (OT) and arginine vasopressin (AVP) exert sexually dimorphic effects on cognition and emotion processing. Abnormalities in these hormones are observed in schizophrenia and may contribute to multiple established sex differences associated with the disorder. Here we examined sex-dependent hormone associations with resting brain activity and their clinical associations in schizophrenia patients. Read More
Am J Cardiol 2019 Jan 3;123(1):108-115. Epub 2018 Oct 3.
Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
We evaluated temporal trends in gender-related differences in patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) for severe symptomatic aortic stenosis from a multicenter TAVI registry during the years 2008 to 2016. Our final cohort included 1,159 males and 1,370 females, with a median follow-up of 2.3 (IQR 1. Read More