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Thromb Res 2018 Dec 8;174:27-33. Epub 2018 Dec 8.
Department of Cardiology, EA3920, University Hospital Besançon, Boulevard Fleming, 25030 Besançon, France. Electronic address:
Background: Data regarding the use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) for the treatment of acute pulmonary embolism (PE) are sparse. We conducted a prospective multicentre registry study to describe patterns of DOAC prescription for the treatment of acute PE, and the associated risk of 6-month adverse events in daily practice.
Methods: We included all PE patients discharged since the availability of DOACs for the dedicated indication of acute PE treatment. Read More
Accid Anal Prev 2018 Dec 12;123:256-262. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Rua Professor Álvaro Alvim, 400, 90420-020, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.
The incidence of driving under the influence of psychoactive substances (DUI) and its recidivism can be curtailed by the proper identification of specific and predictive characteristics among drug users. In this sense, interpersonal violence (IV), psychiatric comorbidity and impulsivity seem to play an important role in DUI engagement according to previous studies. There are, however, limited data originated from low and middle income countries. Read More
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2018 Dec 8;56:28-35. Epub 2018 Dec 8.
Violence Prevention Research Program, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA. Electronic address:
Objective: This study investigated patient- and area-level characteristics associated with adolescent emergency department (ED) patients' risk of subsequent ED visits for self-harm.
Method: Retrospective analysis of adolescent patients presenting to a California ED in 2010 (n = 480,706) was conducted using statewide, all-payer, individually linkable administrative data. We examined associations between multiple predictors of interest (patient sociodemographic factors, prior ED utilization, and residential mobility; and area-level characteristics) and odds of a self-harm ED visit in 2010. Read More
Child Abuse Negl 2018 Dec 12;88:307-316. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Beijing Key Laboratory of Learning and Cognition, Research Center for Child Development, School of Psychology, Capital Normal University, China.
The current study examined the mediating effect of maternal negative expressiveness as well as the moderating effects of infant inhibitory control (IC) in the association between maternal childhood emotional abuse (CEA) and infant behavior problems. Drawing from 207 families from mainland China, 2-wave data were reported in this study when the infants were 6 months (T1) and 14 (T2) months. Mothers (Mean age = 32. Read More
Child Abuse Negl 2018 Dec 12;88:275-287. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
School of Arts & Sciences, University of Houston-Victoria, 3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, TX, 77904, United States. Electronic address:
Background: Forensic interviewers are at a heightened risk for secondary traumatic stress (STS) due to their frequent interactions with victims of child maltreatment (Bonach & Heckert, 2012). To date, however, few studies have examined the negative effects of this work on interviewers' social and emotional well-being.
Objective: The present study seeks to explore the effect of STS on the relationships of forensic interviewers, including those with friends, family, and their respective children. Read More
J Gynecol Obstet Hum Reprod 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Obs/Gyn, Epidemiologist. INSERM CIC1402, Université de Poitiers, CHU de Poitiers, France. Electronic address:
Introduction: The objective of these clinical practice guidelines was to analyse all of the interventions during pregnancy and childbirth that might prevent obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS) and postnatal pelvic floor symptoms.
Material And Methods: These guidelines were developed in accordance with the methods prescribed by the French Health Authority (HAS).
Results: A prenatal clinical examination of the perineum is recommended for women with a history of Crohn's disease, OASIS, genital mutilation, or perianal lesions (professional consensus). Read More
Neuroimage 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Health Sciences and Technology, SAIHST, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, 06351, South Korea; Department of Radiology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, 06351, South Korea; Center for Neuroscience Imaging Research, Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Suwon, South Korea; Animal Research and Molecular Imaging, Samsung Biomedical Research Institute, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, 06351, South Korea; Department of Global Biomedical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:
Neuroplasticity is considered essential for recovery from brain injury in developing brains. Recent studies indicate that it is especially effective during early postnatal development and during the critical period. The current study used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and local field potential (LFP) electrophysiological recordings in rats that experienced neonatal hypoxic-ischemic (HI) injury during the critical period to demonstrate that physical exercise (PE) can improve cortical plasticity even when performed during adulthood, after the critical period. Read More
Addict Behav 2018 Dec 10;92:1-5. Epub 2018 Dec 10.
Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, 236 Audubon Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA. Electronic address:
Sexual minority women (SMW) report greater rates of cannabis use. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom severity is related to greater cannabis use among SMW, and it is theorized that this is due to SMW using cannabis in an attempt to manage negative affectivity associated with PTSD symptoms. However, this is the first known study to test this hypothesis. Read More
Urology 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Care.
Objective: To describe the presentation of a rare isolated ureteropelvic junction injury resulting from a mechanical fall on ice.
Materials And Methods: A 71-year-old previously healthy man presented to the emergency department at the University of Massachusetts Medical School three hours following falling on ice with complaints of gross hematuria and flank pain. Patient records were accessed via the institution's electronic medical records system between March 22, 2018 and April 22, 2018. Read More
Chest 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Trauma, Critical Care and Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28203.
Percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy (PDT) has become increasingly popular and gained widespread acceptance. The modern PDT procedure has also evolved to whereby it can be safely performed by surgeons and non-surgeons in the intensive care unit (ICU). Moreover, bedside PDT has proven clinical outcomes and can save hospital resources. Read More
Swiss Med Wkly 2018 Dec 15;148:w14690. Epub 2018 Dec 15.
Lamprecht und Stamm Sozialforschung und Beratung, Zürich, Switzerland.
Background: Injury prevention in amateur soccer has been promoted in recent years, but only a few studies have addressed long-term changes in injury incidence in amateur soccer. However, better knowledge of changes with respect to injury incidences and causes could make an important contribution to improving prevention strategies.
Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term development of injury incidence in Swiss amateur soccer with respect to level of play, injury causes and injury characteristics. Read More
Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Nov 1;46(6):242-8. Epub 2018 Nov 1.
Centre Emili Mira, Institute of Neuropsychiatry and Addictions (INAD) Parc de Salut Mar, Barcelona, Spain Centre Fòrum Research Unit, Institute of Neuropsychiatry and Addictions (INAD), Parc de Salut Mar, Barcelona, Spain IMIM (Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques), Barcelona, Spain Institute of Neuropsychiatry and Addictions (INAD) Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain Department of Psychiatry, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain.
Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Nov 1;46(6):226-33. Epub 2018 Nov 1.
Department of Psychiatry, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona (Spain) Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Barcelona (Spain) Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica- Sant Pau (IIB-SANT PAU), Barcelona (Spain) Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM (Spain).
Background: Dialectical behaviour therapy skills training (DBT-ST) has proven effective to treat individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD). However, therapy still faces the problem of early dropout. The aim of the present study is to examine which factors are associated with early dropout from DBT-ST in a sample of subjects with BPD. Read More
Fam Process 2018 Dec 15. Epub 2018 Dec 15.
Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Researchers have illustrated the deleterious psychological effects that racial discrimination has exerted on Black Americans. The resulting racial stress and trauma (RST) from experiences with discrimination has been linked to negative wellness outcomes and trajectories for Black youth and families. Racial socialization (RS)-defined as the verbal and nonverbal messages that families use to communicate race to their children-can be a cultural strength and has been associated with positive outcomes in Black youth. Read More
Acta Psychiatr Scand 2018 Dec 15. Epub 2018 Dec 15.
Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway.
Objective: The relationship between borderline personality disorder (BPD) and bipolar II disorder (BIP-II) is disputed but understudied. Here, we investigated brain glucose metabolism in these patient groups and healthy control subjects (HCs).
Methods: Sixty-five subjects, 22 BPD (19 females); 22 BIP-II (17 females); 21 HC (14 females) were examined using 2-deoxy-2[18F]-fluoro-d-glucose Positron-Emission Tomography (PET) scanning. Read More
J Cell Physiol 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Department of Trauma Orthopedic and Hand Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Nanning, Guangxi, China.
Osteoporosis, arthritis, Peget's disease, bone tumor, periprosthetic joint infection, and periprosthetic loosening have a common characteristic of osteolysis, which is characterized by the enhanced osteoclastic bone resorptive function. At present, the treatment target of these diseases is to interfere with osteoclastic formation and function. Scutellarein (Scu), a flavonoids compound, can inhibit the progress of tumor and inflammation. Read More
J Ultrasound 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Radiology Department, "Santobono-Pausilipon" Children Hospital, Naples, Italy.
Nowadays, cranial ultrasonography (US) of the newborn represents the first imaging method in brain damage study and its possible outcomes. This exam is performed using the natural fontanelles, especially the anterior one. It is fast, non-invasive and does not produce any side effect. Read More
Intern Emerg Med 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals and Geneva University, Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland.
Acute ethanol intoxication (AEI) is frequent in emergency departments (EDs). These patients are at risk of mistriage, and to leave the ED without being seen. This study's objective was to describe the process and performance of triage and trajectory for patients with suspected AEI. Read More
Chin J Integr Med 2018 Dec 15. Epub 2018 Dec 15.
Department of Plastic Surgery, the Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, 410013, China.
Objective: To investigate the effects of Ganoderma lucidum polysaccharides (GL-PS) on human fifi broblasts and skin wound healing in Kunming male mice and to explore the putative molecular mechanism.
Methods: Primary human skin fifi broblasts were cultured. The viability of fifi broblasts treated with 0, 10, 20, 40, 80, and 160 μg/mL of GL-PS, respectively were detected by 3-4,5-dimethyl-2-thiazolyl-2,5-diphenyl-2-Htetrazolium bromide (MTT). Read More
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Department of Orthopaedics, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and Military University Hospital Prague, U Vojenské Nemocnice 1200, 169 02, Prague 6, Czech Republic.
Introduction: Although Maisonneuve fracture (MF) is a well-known type of ankle fracture-dislocation, there is still a lack of information about the epidemiology and the extent of all associated injuries. The aim of study is to describe MF pathoanatomy on the basis of radiographs, CT scans and intraoperative findings.
Materials And Methods: The study comprised 54 adult patients. Read More
Aesthetic Plast Surg 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Department of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, 33 Badachu Road, Shijingshan District, Beijing, 100144, China.
Background: Pathologic calcification has frequently occurred after breast augmentation with fat grafting as well as other conditions such as breast cancer, trauma, myocardial infarction, arteriosclerosis and even after reduction mammoplasty. Inorganic phosphate, correlated with fat metabolism, is an important factor that induces pathologic calcification such as vascular calcification.
Methods: A literature search was conducted using PubMed with the keywords: calcification, inorganic phosphate, fat. Read More
Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Department for Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Pain Therapy, Armed Forces Hospital Ulm, HEMS "Christoph 22", Oberer Eselsberg 40, 89081, Ulm, Germany.
Background: The TraumaRegister DGU (TR-DGU) of the German Trauma Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie, DGU) enables the participating hospitals to perform quality management. For that purpose, nine so-called audit filters have existed, since its foundation, which, inter alia, is listed in the Annual Report. The objective of this study effort is a revision of these quality indicators with the aim of developing pertinent new and reliable quality indicators for the management of severely injured patients. Read More
Spinal Cord 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Department of Public Health and Infection Disease, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.
Study Design: Psychometric study.
Objective: To validate the Italian version of the Van Lieshout Test Short Version (VLT-SV) with a spinal cord injury population.
Setting: Three Italian spinal units. Read More
Spinal Cord 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway.
Study Design: Registry-based cross-sectional study.
Objectives: To describe and analyze epidemiological and demographic characteristics of non-traumatic spinal cord injury (NTSCI) and to compare persons with NTSCI and traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI).
Setting: A total of 225 non-traumatic and 349 traumatic SCI patients were admitted for primary rehabilitation at one of the three specialized SCI departments in Norway (located in Bergen, Trondheim, and Oslo) from 2012 to 2016. Read More
Sci Rep 2018 Dec 14;8(1):17880. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
University of Texas at Austin, Department of Kinesiology & Health Education, Austin, TX, 78712, USA.
Cell phone related pedestrian injuries are increasing, but the underlying causes remain unclear. Here, we studied how cell phone use directly affected obstacle avoidance ability. Thirty healthy adults participated. Read More
Sci Rep 2018 Dec 14;8(1):17867. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Department of Bioengineering, Medicine & Radiology, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA.
Despite the importance of pelvic floor muscles, significant controversy still exists about the true structural details of these muscles. We provide an objective analysis of the architecture and orientation of the superficial muscles of the perineum using a novel approach. Magnetic Resonance Diffusion Tensor Images (MR-DTI) were acquired in 10 healthy asymptomatic nulliparous women, and 4 healthy males. Read More
BMJ Open 2018 Dec 14;8(12):e025230. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Department for Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK.
Introduction: Cauda equina syndrome (CES) is a potentially devastating condition caused by compression of the cauda equina nerve roots. This can result in bowel, bladder and sexual dysfunction plus lower limb weakness, numbness and pain. CES occurs infrequently, but has serious potential morbidity and medicolegal consequences. Read More
Hosp Pediatr 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, and
Objectives: To determine the safety of peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) use for delivery of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (PAT) in children discharged to rural or urban locales. We hypothesized that children from rural settings would experience higher complication rates.
Patients And Methods: We conducted a retrospective cohort study of children admitted to an academic medical center in the Southwestern United States over 9 years who were discharged with a PICC to complete a course of PAT with follow-up at our institution. Read More
J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA.
Background: Our objective was to analyze the effect of different anteromedial coronoid fracture patterns with different combinations of ligamentous repairs. We hypothesized that smaller fractures would be sufficiently treated with ligamentous repair alone but that larger fragments would require a combination of ligament and bony repair versus reconstruction.
Methods: Two multibody models were created from cadaveric specimens in the ADAMS program. Read More
J Am Med Dir Assoc 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; Hebrew Senior Life, Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA.
Falls are highly prevalent and lead to major health morbidity and mortality in older adults. We developed a "STOP-FALLING" checklist as a multifactorial intervention tool kit for a single long-term care facility. The objective of this study was to determine feasibility and adherence of the checklist, and to determine whether STOP-FALLING reduces total number of falls, frequent fallers, and fall-related injuries. Read More
Am J Emerg Med 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
Trauma Program, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, United States of America; Center for Pediatric Trauma Research, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, United States of America; The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 370 West 9(th) Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, United States of America. Electronic address:
Background: Adolescent trauma patients are reported to have increased incidence of alcohol and other drug (AOD) use, but previous studies have included inadequate screening of the intended populations. A Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center achieved a 94% rate of AOD screening. We hypothesized that a positive AOD screening result is associated with males, increasing age, lower socioeconomic status, violent injury mechanism, higher Injury Severity Score (ISS), lower GCS, need for operation and increased hospital length of stay. Read More
Am J Emerg Med 2018 Nov 16. Epub 2018 Nov 16.
Department of Emergency Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Northwell Health, Staten Island, NY, United States of America.
Background: In the emergency department, rib fractures are a common finding in patients who sustain chest trauma. Rib fractures may be a sign of significant, underlying pathology, especially in the elderly patients where rib fractures are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. To date, no studies have evaluated the ability of ultrasound to detect rib fractures using cadaver models and subsequently use this model as a teaching tool. Read More
J Orthop Sci 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery Department of Grand-Yoff General Hospital, Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, Senegal.
Injury 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.
Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa; Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester, UK.
Introduction: The management of long bone lower limb fractures secondary to gunshot wounds (GSWs) in the civilian setting are complex and there is currently no consensus regarding the optimal approach to managing such fractures. This study aims to address the relationship of implant related sepsis in fractures secondary to GSWs.
Methods: A systematic review of the literature was performed on both Pubmed and Scopus databases that look at fractures caused by GSWs in the lower limb. Read More
Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 2018 Oct - Dec;36-37:81-83. Epub 2018 Nov 29.
Department of Surgery, G04.228, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX, Utrecht, the Netherlands.
Worldwide, the standard treatment for locally advanced esophageal cancer with curative intent is perioperative chemotherapy or preoperative chemoradiotherapy followed by open transthoracic esophagectomy (OTE) with gastric conduit reconstruction. Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) was developed to improve the postoperative outcome by reducing the surgical trauma, with comparable short-term oncologic results. However, MIE is a highly complex procedure associated with a long learning curve. Read More
J Emerg Nurs 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Introduction: Emergency nurses could assume a unique role in the screening process and provide patient education regarding the consequences of harmful alcohol use. Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment is an evidence-based method used to identify drinking behaviors that may have a negative impact on people's lives and reduce abuse or dependence on alcohol.
Methods: A systematic review of the literature was conducted to evaluate both the effectiveness as well as the feasibility of nurse implementation of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment in the ED setting. Read More
J Emerg Nurs 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Background: ED boarding is a major issue in many hospitals. ED boarding occurs when there is insufficient hospital capacity to supply inpatient beds for admitted patients. ED boarding is not only a problem because of increased wait times for patients but also because it results in delays in administration of medication, higher rates of complications, and increased mortality. Read More
Soins 2018 Dec;63(831):16-19
Centre hospitalier Émile-Durkheim, 3, avenue Robert-Schuman, 88021 Épinal, France.
The anticipated organ donation approach aims to increase access to donor organs in France. It concerns patients with neurological injuries in a serious condition, for whom there are no treatment options, but who could be suitable for organ procurement if their condition were to evolve towards brain death. This approach requires meticulous preparation, fulfilment of the required conditions and close support for the family. Read More
J S Afr Vet Assoc 2018 Dec 5;89(0):e1-e6. Epub 2018 Dec 5.
Translational Research and Animal Clinical Trial Study Group (TRACTS), U-Vet Veterinary Teaching Hospital, University of Melbourne.
Physeal fractures of the distal femur are among the most commonly encountered fractures in skeletally immature dogs. These fractures respond poorly to conservative management and thus early surgical reduction and stabilisation are recommended. A 7-month-old intact male Border collie presented with a history of chronic lameness. Read More
Arch Iran Med 2018 Nov 1;21(11):495-501. Epub 2018 Nov 1.
Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Objective: Deaths due to road traffic accidents (RTAs) are a major public health concern around the world. Developing countries are over-represented in these statistics. Punitive measures are traditionally employed to lower RTA related behavioural risk factors. Read More
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018 Dec 13;15(12). Epub 2018 Dec 13.
Amsterdam UMC, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Netherlands Center for Occupational Diseases, Amsterdam Public Health research institute, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
To determine differences between workers in lower and higher socioeconomic positions (SEP) in incidences of occupational disease (OD) and incapacity for work due to ODs. From a Dutch dynamic prospective cohort of occupational physicians (OPs), ODs assessed by OPs were retrieved for lower and higher SEP groups. Among the lower SEP, musculoskeletal disorders, and noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) comprised two-thirds of the OD diagnoses. Read More
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018 Dec 13;15(12). Epub 2018 Dec 13.
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia.
Fracture healing complications are common and result in significant healthcare burden. The aim of this study was to determine the rate, costs and predictors of two-year readmission for surgical management of healing complications (delayed, mal, non-union) following fracture of the humerus, tibia or femur. Humeral, tibial and femoral (excluding proximal) fractures registered by the Victorian Orthopaedic Trauma Outcomes Registry over five years ( = 3962) were linked with population-level hospital admissions data to identify two-year readmissions for delayed, mal or non-union. Read More
Biomed Pharmacother 2019 Jan 26;109:1924-1931. Epub 2018 Nov 26.
Trauma Research Center, Aja University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of Fibrin Glue (FG) and activated platelet-rich plasma (a-PRP) on the proliferation and osteogenic differentiation of human dental pulp stem cells (h-DPSCs). Therefore, we planned to investigate in vitro behavior of porous composite scaffolds based on chitosan-gelatin/nanohydroxyapatite (CS-G/nHA) treated with FG and a-PRP. The porous structure of CS-G/nHA was prepared using combination of particle leaching and freeze-drying methods. Read More
Psychiatry Res 2018 Dec 30;270:880-886. Epub 2018 Oct 30.
Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany.
Cognitive function is often impaired in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). Childhood trauma is a risk factor for developing MDD and is also associated with cognitive impairments in later life. We aimed to investigate the effects of childhood trauma on cognitive function in MDD. Read More
Psychiatry Res 2018 Dec 27;270:775-779. Epub 2018 Oct 27.
School of Psychology and Counselling, Faculty of Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia.
Several studies have established that Major depressive disorder is associated with excess inflammation with an elevation of both pro and anti-inflammatory cytokines in major depressive disorder. In addition, individuals with major depressive disorder are at higher risk of developing coronary artery disease. The role of innate immunity and NFκB-mediated inflammation in depression and its increased association with coronary artery disease is yet to be fully elucidated. Read More
Psychiatry Res 2018 Dec 26;270:744-748. Epub 2018 Oct 26.
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany.
While the impact of childhood trauma on basal and dynamic cortisol regulation has widely been studied, the most abundant steroid hormones dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and its sulphated derivative DHEA-S have received little attention in this context. One-hundred in-door patients suffering from major depression or an anxiety disorder filled in the Childhood Trauma Questionaire. A low dose dexamethasone suppression test (DST) measuring DHEA, DHEA-S and cortisol was performed. Read More
Pract Midwife 2017 Apr;20(4):28-30
Obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS) can have a very negative impact on women's health and quality of life. Literature exists concerning the role of the surgeon and physiotherapist after OASIS, but there is a dearth of literature pertaining to the role of the midwife in the management of women following an obstetric anal sphincter injury. This article examines the midwife's role and describes a new service instituted at Hadassah-Hebrew University medical centre, Jerusalem, utilised in the early postpartum period while the woman is still in hospital, entitled Special Services for Perineal Trauma. Read More
Tex Dent J 2016 Sep;133(9):528-535
Food avoidance and disordered eating behavior are hallmarks of the psychopathologic disorders known as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa is characterized by severe restriction of food intake, which leads to weight loss and the medical consequences of starvation. Bulimia nervosa is characterized by attempts to curtail food intake, interspersed with binge eating, followed by self- induced vomiting to rid the body of food. Read More
Z Orthop Unfall 2018 Dec 14;156(6):725-740. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Background: Proximal femoral fractures belong to the most common fractures, especially of the elderly. There is a high load of cases and most of them have to be treated surgically. With 20% and above, the rate of complications is very high. Read More
Neurosurgery 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.