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Neurosurgery 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California.
Background: Given recent differing findings following 2 randomized clinical trials on degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis (DLS) surgery, there is a need to better define how subsets of patients fare following surgery.
Objective: To investigate the impact of obesity on patient-reported outcomes (PROs) following DLS surgery.
Methods: A total of 12 high-enrolling sites were queried, and we found 797 patients undergoing surgery for grade 1 DLS. Read More
Hum Mol Genet 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Ecology and Biology, Tuscia University, Viterbo, Italy.
J Natl Cancer Inst 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
Background: Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) identify associations of individual single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) with cancer risk but usually only explain a fraction of the inherited variability. Pathway analysis of genetic variants is a powerful tool to identify networks of susceptibility genes.
Methods: We conducted a large agnostic pathway-based meta-analysis of GWAS data using the summary-based adaptive rank truncated product method to identify gene sets and pathways associated with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) in 9040 cases and 12 496 controls. Read More
Ear Nose Throat J 2018 Dec;97(12):E15-E17
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Mayo Clinic Arizona, 5777 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85084, USA.
Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) is a unifying term for a spectrum of lymphoid expansion entities brought about by immunosuppression. It can present throughout the head and neck, and tonsillar involvement is not limited to children. We report the case of a 67-year-old woman who developed odynophagia associated with putrid halitosis 4 months after she had undergone renal transplantation. Read More
Orthopedics 2018 Dec 11:1-6. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Wide-awake local anesthesia no tourniquet (WALANT) is used for various hand surgeries, but there are no reports of its use for distal radius fractures. The authors compared perioperative variables and clinical outcomes for volar plating for distal radius fractures with WALANT vs general anesthesia with tourniquet. This retrospective study included 47 patients who presented with distal radius fractures between January 2015 and February 2017. Read More
Rev Gastroenterol Peru 2018 Jul-Sep;38(3):301-305
Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Tropicales, Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo. Lima, Perú; Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Lima, Perú.
Non-O1, non-O139 Vibrio cholerae (NOVC) strains are an uncommon cause of gastroenteritis. However, they have been recently associated with severe extraintestinal infections in immunocompromised hosts. Among them, bacteremia in cirrhotic patients is noteworthy. Read More
Nurs Res 2019 Jan/Feb;68(1):73-79
Mary Fran Tracy, PhD, RN, APRN, CNS, FAAN, is Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, and Nurse Scientist, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis. Linda Chlan, PhD, RN, ATSF, FAAN, is Associate Dean for Nursing Research and Professor of Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, Minnesota. Kay Savik, MS, is Senior Statistician, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Minneapolis. Debra J. Skaar, PharmD, FCCM, is Associate Professor of Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Minneapolis. Craig Weinert, MD, MPH, is Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Division, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis.
Background: Although potent sedative and opioid drugs are some of the most commonly used medications to manage pain, anxiety, and discomfort in critically ill patients, conducting clinical trials where sedative and opioid medications are outcome variables within a longitudinal research design can be a methodological challenge.
Objectives: The purpose of this article is to provide in detail a conceptual discussion of the concept and analysis of sedative exposure: A novel research analysis method for aggregating sedative and opioid medication doses from disparate drug classes commonly administered to critically ill patients and used by our team in several clinical research studies.
Methods: Comparing the dose of each sedative and opioid administered to an individual patient (within a defined time interval) to all other patients in a research study receiving the same medications allows for ranking of dosages for each medication by quartiles. Read More
J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Department of Neurology Mayo Clinic, Division of Critical Care Neurology, Rochester, MN.
Ann Plast Surg 2019 Jan;82(1)
From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL.
Eur J Endocrinol 2018 Dec 1. Epub 2018 Dec 1.
B Clarke, Medicine, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA, Rochester, United States.
Purpose: To provide practice recommendations for the diagnosis and management of hypoparathyroidism in adults Methods: Key questions pertaining to the diagnosis and management of hypoparathyroidism were addressed following a literature review. We searched PubMed, MEDLINE, EMBASE and Cochrane databases from January 2000 to March 2018 using keywords "hypoparathyroidism, diagnosis, treatment, calcium, PTH, calcidiol, calcitriol, hydrochlorothiazide and pregnancy". Only English language papers involving humans were included. Read More
Physiology (Bethesda) 2019 Jan;34(1):3-4
Mayo Clinic , Rochester, Minnesota.
Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Sep 15;7(1):197-209. Epub 2018 Sep 15.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. Electronic address:
Background & Aims: Transdifferentiation of hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) into myofibroblasts is a key event in the pathogenesis of liver fibrosis. Transforming growth factor β (TGF-β) and platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) are canonical HSC activators after liver injury. The aim of this study was to analyze the epigenetic modulators that differentially control TGF-β and PDGF signaling pathways. Read More
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2019 Jan 26;28(1):234. Epub 2018 Oct 26.
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Florida. Electronic address:
Am J Cardiol 2019 Jan 26;123(1):44-49. Epub 2018 Sep 26.
Department of Pharmacy Services, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Potent platelet inhibition is one of the most important medical interventions to prevent ischemic complications during and after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Practice has evolved with the introduction of potent oral P2Y inhibitors that provide quick, effective platelet inhibition, and the need for routine glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors (GPIs) has decreased. Additionally, a shorter duration of GPI infusion has been shown to be safe with adequate oral antiplatelet loading, but clinical outcome data are limited to eptifibatide. Read More
Semin Oncol 2018 Aug 24;45(4):236-248. Epub 2018 Oct 24.
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Rochester, MN, USA. Electronic address:
Lu-DOTATATE peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) is now approved for patients with advanced gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET), and it is therefore important to understand the efficacy and safety of PRRT in this patient population. PRRT efficacy and safety outcomes have frequently been summarized for patient populations with gastroenteropancreatic NET, but not specifically in patients with pancreatic NET (panNET). The pivotal phase 3 trial of Lu-DOTATATE PRRT in NET was restricted to patients with a midgut primary site. Read More
Cardiovasc Hematol Disord Drug Targets 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Laboratorio de Hematologia, Sanatorio Allende y Departamento de Bioquimica Clinica, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba. Argentina.
A compound heterozygote due to the association of a new mutation (Gla72Asp) with an already known mutation (Gly154Arg) of the FX gene is reported. The proposita is a 38 year old female who had a moderate bleeding tendency (menorrhagia, epistaxis, easy bruising). The proposita has never received substitution therapy but in the occasion of a uterine biopsy. Read More
Methods Mol Biol 2019 ;1904:53-81
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
Antibodies are vital components of the adaptive immune system for the recognition and response to foreign antigens. However, some antibodies recognize self-antigens in healthy individuals. These autoreactive antibodies may modulate innate immune functions. Read More
Emerg Radiol 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Radiology Department, Vancouver General Hospital, 889 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9, Canada.
Purpose: This retrospective study reports the frequency and severity of coronary artery motion on dual-source high-pitch (DSHP), conventional pitch single-source (SS), and dual-source dual-energy (DE) CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) studies.
Methods: Two hundred eighty-eight consecutive patients underwent CTPA scans for suspected pulmonary embolism between September 1, 2013 and January 31, 2014. One hundred ninety-four at DSHP scans, 57 SS scans, and 37 DE scans were analyzed. Read More
Rheumatol Int 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Rheumatology Unit, Instituto de Rehabilitación Psicofísica, Echeverria 955, Buenos Aires, C1428DQG, Argentina.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability of the outcome measures in rheumatology (OMERACT) definitions for ultrasound (US) elementary lesions in gout through an image reading exercise. Images from patients with gout (static images and videos) were collected. As an initial step, we carried out a image reading exercise within the experts of the Pan-American League of Associations for Rheumatology (PANLAR) US Study Group (n = 16). Read More
Front Public Health 2018 27;6:327. Epub 2018 Nov 27.
Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.
Few studies have investigated longitudinal associations between early life phthalate exposure and subsequent obesity and cardiovascular risks in children with inconsistent results. We aimed to evaluate the associations between phthalate exposure during gestation and childhood with offspring obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors in 500 mother-child pairs from the Rhea pregnancy cohort in Crete, Greece. Seven phthalate metabolites [monoethyl phthalate (MEP), mono-n-butyl phthalate (MnBP), mono-isobutyl phthalate (MiBP), monobenzyl phthalate (MBzP), mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (MEHP), mono(2-ethyl-5-hydroxyhexyl) phthalate (MEHHP), and mono(2-ethyl-5-oxohexyl) phthalate (MEOHP)] were quantified in spot urine samples collected from mothers (1st trimester) and their children at 4 years of age. Read More
J Radiosurg SBRT 2018 ;5(4):315-322
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Medical Center, PO Box 800212, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0212, USA.
Background: Cone beam CT (CBCT) imaging has been integrated into the most recent version of the Leksell Gamma Knife for the primary purpose to facilitate fractionated therapy.
Case Description: This case study presents three patients where the CBCT system of the Gamma Knife Icon discovered potentially clinically significant frame shifts. In each case, patients were imaged with volumetric MR prior to stereotactic frame placement. Read More
Front Neurol 2018 27;9:999. Epub 2018 Nov 27.
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States.
To determine whether Parkinson disease (PD) patients with (VH) have different clinical characteristics and gray-matter volume than those with visual misperceptions (VM) or other visual symptoms (OvS). The spectrum of visual complaints in PD is broad and complex. We conducted a retrospective chart review of 525 PD patients to identify the frequency of visual symptoms and the association with clinical and radiological features. Read More
Blood Cancer J 2018 Dec 11;8(12):125. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
Overall survival (OS) of multiple myeloma has improved remarkably over time, with the recent Intergroupe Francophone du Myelome (IFM) 2009 randomized trial reporting a 4-year OS rate of approximately 82% in patients receiving modern therapy. However, survival estimates from clinical trials may overestimate outcomes seen in clinical practice even with the adjustment for age and other key characteristics. The purpose of this study was to determine the OS of myeloma patients seen in routine clinical practice who resembled the cohort studied in the IFM 2009 trial. Read More
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2018 Nov 3. Epub 2018 Nov 3.
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ.
Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2018 Dec 11:1-10. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
b Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers , Houston , Texas , USA.
Background: Craniospinal irradiation (CSI) often results in endocrine deficiencies in children with medulloblastoma due to irradiation of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis (HPA) or the thyroid gland. CSI with Proton radiation therapy (PRT) has the potential to decrease the risk of hypothyroidism by reduction in radiation dose to these organs. This study compares the risk for hypothyroidism in patients with medulloblastoma treated with Photon radiation therapy (XRT) or PRT. Read More
J Cardiol Cases 2013 Dec 2;8(6):195-197. Epub 2013 Nov 2.
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
We describe the case of a 32-year-old woman with a history of cardiac surgery two weeks previously who presented with an upper gastrointestinal bleed. She also had symptoms of syncope and abdominal pain, as well as elevated liver enzymes. She had cool, clammy extremities, bilateral lower extremity edema, and oliguria. Read More
J Cardiol Cases 2012 Apr 6;5(2):e69-e72. Epub 2012 Mar 6.
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is a rare and potentially lethal cause of chest pain and myocardial infarction in healthy young individuals. It more commonly affects females and has been correlated with hormonally-induced connective tissue changes in pregnancy and oral contraceptive use. We present the case of a previously healthy 39-year-old woman with multivessel SCAD associated with recent clomiphene and gonadotropin therapy for infertility, which is not a previously reported association, and we assert that this should be in the differential diagnosis of such patients with chest pain or myocardial infarction. Read More
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2018 Dec 8. Epub 2018 Dec 8.
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Objective: To examine group differences among caregivers of service members/veterans (SMVs) and civilians with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Design: An observational research study examining the group differences between caregivers of SMVs and civilians with TBI. The data presented was collected as part of a larger study that calibrated and validated the TBI-CareQOL item banks. Read More
Mol Plant Pathol 2018 Dec 8. Epub 2018 Dec 8.
Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Dr. César Milstein, Fundación Pablo Cassará, CONICET. Saladillo 2468, C1440FFX, Ciudad de Buenos, Aires, Argentina.
Citrus canker is an important disease of citrus, whose causal agent is the bacterium Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri (Xcc). In previous studies, we found a group of Xcc mutants, generated by the insertion of the Tn5 transposon, which show impaired ability to attach to an abiotic substrate. Read More
Head Neck 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa.
Background: Malignant melanomas on skin graft recipient sites are rare, with few cases reported in the literature.
Methods: We present a case report of a patient with recurrent cutaneous melanoma in the grafted anterolateral thigh flap of the tongue.
Results: A patient underwent hemiglossectomy with free flap reconstruction for squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue. Read More
Muscle Nerve 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905.
Introduction: Decremental responses in repetitive nerve stimulation (RNS) have been reported in a few hereditary myopathies. We examined the frequency of decrement in a cohort of myopathy patients.
Methods: We reviewed all patients referred for myopathy who underwent RNS between January 2007 and May 2017. Read More
Clin Pharmacol Ther 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
1Department of Research Administration, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
Am J Hematol 2018 Dec 8. Epub 2018 Dec 8.
Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
Overview: Systemic mastocytosis (SM) results from a clonal proliferation of abnormal mast cells (MC) in extra-cutaneous organs.
Diagnosis: The major criterion is presence of multifocal clusters of abnormal MC in the bone marrow. Minor diagnostic criteria include elevated serum tryptase level, abnormal MC CD25 expression, and presence of KITD816V mutation. Read More
J Am Geriatr Soc 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
Cardiovascular Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.
Objectives: To identify the top priority areas for research to optimize pharmacotherapy in older adults with cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Design: Consensus meeting.
Setting: Multidisciplinary workshop supported by the National Institute on Aging, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Geriatrics Society, February 6-7, 2017. Read More
J Clin Pharmacol 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Global Clinical Pharmacology, Janssen Research & Development, LLC, Spring House, PA, USA.
Population pharmacokinetics (PK) and exposure-response (E-R) analyses were conducted to compare the PK and E-R relationships of golimumab between children and adults with ulcerative colitis. PK data following subcutaneous golimumab administration to children with ulcerative colitis (6-17 years) in the PURSUIT-PEDS-PK study, adults with ulcerative colitis in the PURSUIT study, and children with pediatric polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (2-17 years) in the GO-KIDS study, were included in the population PK analysis. E-R analysis was conducted using logistic regression to link serum golimumab concentration and Mayo score-based efficacy outcomes in pediatric and adult ulcerative colitis. Read More
Head Neck 2018 Dec 10. Epub 2018 Dec 10.
Division of Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Background: Past research established that surgery plus adjuvant radiotherapy (S + AR) improves overall survival (OS) in esthesioneuroblastoma (ENB). However, it is unknown if the addition of adjuvant chemotherapy (AC) further improves survival. The primary objective of this study was to compare survival among patients treated with S + AR alone to patients who underwent S + AR + AC. Read More
Obes Surg 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA.
Background: Indications and outcomes of bariatric surgery in the elderly remain controversial. We aimed to evaluate and compare safety and early outcomes of bariatric procedures in this age group.
Study Design: We performed a retrospective case-control study of Mayo Clinic bariatric surgery patients from January 1, 2016, to January 31, 2018. Read More
Ann Surg Oncol 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA.
Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2018 Dec 10. Epub 2018 Dec 10.
Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide, Level 2 Helen Mayo Building South, Frome Rd, Adelaide, South Australia, 5005, Australia.
Purpose: Neratinib is an irreversible pan-ErbB tyrosine kinase inhibitor used for the extended adjuvant treatment of early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer. Its use is associated with the development of severe diarrhea in up to 40% of patients in the absence of proactive management. We previously developed a rat model of neratinib-induced diarrhea and found inflammation and anatomical disruption in the ileum and colon. Read More
Urolithiasis 2018 Dec 10. Epub 2018 Dec 10.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
Primary hyperoxaluria (PH) is caused by genetic mutations resulting in oxalate overproduction leading to nephrolithiasis, nephrocalcinosis, extrarenal manifestations, chronic kidney disease, and end-stage renal disease. Advances in genetic testing techniques have improved our ability to efficiently and effectively obtain a definitive diagnosis of PH as well as easily screen at-risk family members. Similarly, advances in technologies related to intervening at the genetic and molecular level promise to change the way we treat patients with PH. Read More
Ann Intensive Care 2018 Dec 10;8(1):124. Epub 2018 Dec 10.
Multidisciplinary Epidemiology and Translational Research in Intensive Care (METRIC), Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA.
Background: To examine the relationship between delta mean arterial pressure (ΔMAP; MAP change between pre-admission minus post-resuscitation) and acute kidney injury (AKI) among patients with septic shock. In this retrospective, single-center cohort study of adult patients pre-admission MAP is defined as the median MAP recorded from 365 to 7 days before admission. Post-resuscitation MAP was median MAP during the 7th hour after initiating resuscitation. Read More
Tech Coloproctol 2018 Dec 10. Epub 2018 Dec 10.
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Digestive Endoscopy Section, Department of Medicine, University of Perugia Medical School, Perugia, Italy.
Background: Although glucocorticosteroids (GS) and mesalazine are effective and widely employed to treat moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis (UC), information regarding the factors responsible for response to such therapy is still scarce. One of these factors is thought to be an increased number of mucosal eosinophils. The aim of our study was to determine whether the presence of hypereosinophilia in colonic mucosa of UC patients might influence the short-term response to l treatment with GS and mesasalazine. Read More
Abdom Radiol (NY) 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, 5777 E. Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ, 85054, USA.
The original version of this article unfortunately contained an error. Though one of the coauthor names correctly appeared in the published version, it is incorrectly displayed in indexing sites due to a tagging error in metadata. Read More
Neurosurgery 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Integris Medical Group, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Inflamm Bowel Dis 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Digestive Disease and Surgical Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2018 Dec 8. Epub 2018 Dec 8.
Neuropsychopharmacology Research Group, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The long term benefits conferred by cardiac rehabilitation (CR) in those with CAD are strongly linked with an improvement in cardiopulmonary fitness. This study aimed to determine the association between peripheral sphingolipids and cardiopulmonary fitness in CAD subjects undertaking CR. Patients with CAD (n=100, mean age=64±6 years, 85% male, mean years of education=17±3 years) underwent 6 months of CR with blood collected at baseline, 3 and 6 months. Read More
Am J Clin Nutr 2018 Sep;108(3):453-475
Departments of Complex Genetics.
Background: Even before the onset of age-related diseases, obesity might be a contributing factor to the cumulative burden of oxidative stress and chronic inflammation throughout the life course. Obesity may therefore contribute to accelerated shortening of telomeres. Consequently, obese persons are more likely to have shorter telomeres, but the association between body mass index (BMI) and leukocyte telomere length (TL) might differ across the life span and between ethnicities and sexes. Read More
Gerontologist 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Background: The majority of aging adults with heart failure (HF) receive support from a family caregiver. Most literature has emphasized the stressors and burden of caregiving, with less focus on positive self-gains associated with caregiving.
Methods And Results: Using an explanatory sequential design, we assessed self-gain by administering a survey to caregivers of a person with HF (n = 108) and then conducted qualitative semi-structured interviews with a subset (n = 16) of these caregivers. Read More
Orthop J Sports Med 2018 Nov 28;6(11):2325967118807459. Epub 2018 Nov 28.
Orthopedics Biomechanics Laboratory and Sports Medicine Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
Background: The association between quadriceps strength and functional outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) is a focus of current research, while evaluations of hamstring strength are limited, despite the frequent use of hamstring autografts.
Purpose/hypothesis: The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between changes in quadriceps and hamstring strength symmetry and self-reported outcomes before ACLR and at 12 and 24 weeks after surgery. We hypothesized that improvements in quadriceps and hamstring strength symmetry would be correlated with improvements in self-reported outcome measures within the first 6 months after ACLR. Read More
Indian J Endocrinol Metab 2018 Nov;22(Suppl 1):S14-S16
Department of Endocrinology, MP Shah Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya.
Sports and endocrinology are complex interrelated disciplines. Sports and exercise modulate endocrine and metabolic health, and are used to prevent and manage disease. Endocrine and metabolic function influence participation and performance in sports activity. Read More