1,908 results match your criteria mobilized three


Novel Graft Technique for Lumbopelvic Reconstruction After Sacral Tumor Resection: A Case Report.

Authors:
Robert F McLain

JBJS Case Connect 2021 Apr 16;11(2). Epub 2021 Apr 16.

Spine and Orthopaedic Institute, St Vincent Charity Medical Center, Adjunct, Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland State University.

Case: Reconstruction after sacral tumor resection carries a high risk of nonunion and requires a slow return to weight-bearing. A bilateral iliac-crest graft, mobilized on a muscular pedicle, was used to graft and fuse the spine and pelvis after resection of a massive sacral schwannoma. Long-term follow-up and three-dimensional computed tomography imaging demonstrate rapid incorporation and solid fusion, with hypertrophy of the graft struts and excellent return to function. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Complete Genetic Analysis of Plasmids Carrying and Other Resistance Genes in Avian Pathogenic Escherichia coli Isolates from Diseased Chickens in Anhui Province in China.

mSphere 2021 Apr 14;6(2). Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Anhui Province Key Laboratory of Veterinary Pathobiology and Disease Control College of Animal Science and Technology, Anhui Agricultural University, Hefei, China

Antimicrobial resistance associated with colistin has emerged as a significant concern worldwide, threatening the use of one of the most important antimicrobials for treating human disease. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of colistin-resistant avian-pathogenic (APEC) and shed light on the possibility of transmission of (mobilized colistin resistance)-positive APEC. A total of 72 APEC isolates from Anhui Province in China were collected between March 2017 and December 2018 and screened for the gene. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Root exudates of the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens do not enhance metal mobilization.

New Phytol 2001 Sep;151(3):613-620

CSIRO Land and Water, PMB 2, Glen Osmond, SA 5064, Australia.

•  To examine whether root exudates of the Zn/Cd hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens play a role in metal hyperaccumulation, we compared the metal mobilization capacity of root exudates collected from two ecotypes of T. caerulescens, and from the nonaccumulators wheat (Triticum aestivum) and canola (Brassica napus). •  Plants were grown hydroponically and three treatments (control, -Fe and -Zn) were later imposed for 2 wk before collection of root exudates. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
September 2001

Social representations of animal diseases: anthropological approaches to pathogens crossing species barriers.

Parasite 2021 9;28:35. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

CNRS/EHESS, UMR 8173, 54 boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris, France.

Debates about emerging infectious diseases often oppose natural conceptions of zoonotic reservoirs with cultural practices bringing humans into contact with animals. This article compares the representations of cross-species pathogens at ontological levels below the opposition between nature and culture. It describes the perceptions of distinctions between interiority and physicality, between wild and domestic, and between sick and dead in three different contexts where human societies manage animal diseases: Australia, Laos and Mongolia. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Short-term effects of mobilization on oxygenation in patients after open surgery for pancreatic cancer: a randomized controlled trial.

BMC Surg 2021 Apr 7;21(1):185. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Background: Despite the unequivocal role of progressive mobilization in post-surgical patient management, its specific effects and timing, particularly after abdominal surgery, remain debated. This study's aim was to examine the short-term effects of mobilization on oxygenation in hemodynamically stable patients after open surgery for pancreatic cancer.

Methods: A randomized controlled clinical trial was conducted in which patients (n = 83) after open pancreatic surgery were randomized to either the same-day mobilization group (mobilized when hemodynamically stable within four hours after surgery) or the next-day mobilization group (mobilized first time in the morning of the first post-operative day). Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Short Rotation Intensive Culture of Willow, Spent Mushroom Substrate and Ramial Chipped Wood for Bioremediation of a Contaminated Site Used for Land Farming Activities of a Former Petrochemical Plant.

Plants (Basel) 2021 Mar 10;10(3). Epub 2021 Mar 10.

Institut de Recherche en biologie végétale, Université de Montréal and Jardin Botanique de Montréal, 4101 Sherbrooke East, Montréal, QC H1X 2B2, Canada.

The aim of this study was to investigate the bioremediation impacts of willows grown in short rotation intensive culture (SRIC) and supplemented or not with spent mushroom substrate (SMS) and ramial chipped wood (RCW). Results did not show that SMS significantly improved either biomass production or phytoremediation efficiency. After the three growing seasons, RCW-amended accumulated significantly more Zn in the shoots, and greater increases of some PAHs were found in the soil of RCW-amended plots than in the soil of the two other ground cover treatments' plots. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Qualitative Analysis of a Teacher's Reflections on Medical Students Using Public Narratives to Promote Health.

Int Q Community Health Educ 2021 Mar 20:272684X211004740. Epub 2021 Mar 20.

Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad de La Sabana, Chía, Colombia.

A qualitative, inductive content analysis was done to explore a teacher's reflections on the experiences of a team of medical students using public narratives to promote health within a Colombian university. Data were collected from the teacher's written reflective journal and an academic report, the latter, submitted by the medical students. 'Being mobilized' emerged as an overarching category. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Human health risk from consumption of aquatic species in arsenic-contaminated shallow urban lakes.

Sci Total Environ 2021 May 22;770:145318. Epub 2021 Jan 22.

Environmental Sciences, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington Tacoma, 1900 Commerce Street, Tacoma, WA 98402, United States.

Arsenic (As) causes cancer and non-cancer health effects in humans. Previous research revealed As concentrations over 200 μg g in lake sediments in the south-central Puget Sound region affected by the former ASARCO copper smelter in Ruston, WA, and significant bioaccumulation of As in plankton in shallow lakes. Enhanced uptake occurs during summertime stratification and near-bottom anoxia when As is mobilized from sediments. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Colistin Resistance Among Multiple Sequence Types of Is Associated With Diverse Resistance Mechanisms: A Report From India.

Front Microbiol 2021 22;12:609840. Epub 2021 Feb 22.

ICMR-National Institute of Pathology, New Delhi, India.

The resistance to colistin and carbapenems in infections have been associated with increased morbidity and mortality worldwide. A retrospective observational study was conducted to determine the prevalence and molecular events contributing to colistin resistance. Clinical samples were screened for colistin resistance and underlying mechanisms were studied by PCR-based amplification and sequence analysis of genes of two-component regulatory system ( and ), regulatory transmembrane protein-coding , and mobilized colistin resistance genes (). Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
February 2021

Bench Building during COVID-19: Creating Capabilities and Training Teams.

Med J (Ft Sam Houst Tex) 2021 Jan-Mar(PB 8-21-01/02/03):79-82

Background: Keller Army Community Hospital, a 12-bed community hospital located in the Hudson Valley of New York State, within the pandemic epicenter anticipated the surge of critically ill patients, which would overwhelm local resources during the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the globe. In this facility, there were no Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds and resources were mobilized in order to create a negative pressure Corona Virus Unit (CVU) consisting of seven ICU beds and two step-down beds. Although the creation of the CVU decreased the non-COVID inpatient capacity to five beds, the hospital also formulated a plan to expand overall bed capacity from 12 inpatient beds to 45 beds within 24 hours. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Three region spinal decompression in the same session: a case report.

Br J Neurosurg 2021 Feb 25:1-2. Epub 2021 Feb 25.

Department of Neurosurgery, Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Background And Importance: Multiregional spinal stenosis [tandem spinal stenosis (TSS)] is not rare but operating on multiple regions at the same sitting is. Decompression of cervical and lumbar spine in the same session has a frequency of 5-25% all TSS cases, the most frequent one is TSS. Decompression in three different regions is so rare that there is only one case in the literature. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
February 2021

The Cosmology of Evidence: Suffering, Science, and Biological Witness After Three Mile Island.

Authors:
M X Mitchell

J Hist Biol 2021 Feb 24. Epub 2021 Feb 24.

Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

The 1979 partial nuclear reactor meltdown at Three Mile Island was simultaneously hyper-visible and hidden from public view. It was the subject of non-stop media attention, but its causes and consequences required expert explanation. No fire or explosion marked the moment when insensible radionuclides escaped the facility. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
February 2021

Improving Mobility in Critically Ill Patients in a Tertiary Care ICU: Opportunities and Challenges.

Indian J Crit Care Med 2021 Jan;25(1):34-42

Department of Critical Care Medicine, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Background: Patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) are subjected to prolonged bed rest secondary to critical illness and related therapies. Data suggest that such bed rest can have adverse consequences on the post-discharge quality of life. There is limited data from India on mobilization practices. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2021

Supporting youth 12-24 during the COVID-19 pandemic: how Foundry is mobilizing to provide information, resources and hope across the province of British Columbia.

Glob Health Promot 2021 Feb 18:1757975920984196. Epub 2021 Feb 18.

Foundry, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Foundry is a province-wide network of integrated health and social service centres for young people aged 12-24 in British Columbia (BC), Canada. Online resources and virtual care broaden Foundry's reach. Its online platform - foundrybc. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
February 2021

Quantifying Absolute Neutralization Titers against SARS-CoV-2 by a Standardized Virus Neutralization Assay Allows for Cross-Cohort Comparisons of COVID-19 Sera.

mBio 2021 02 16;12(1). Epub 2021 Feb 16.

Department of Microbiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA

The global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has mobilized efforts to develop vaccines and antibody-based therapeutics, including convalescent-phase plasma therapy, that inhibit viral entry by inducing or transferring neutralizing antibodies (nAbs) against the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spike glycoprotein (CoV2-S). However, rigorous efficacy testing requires extensive screening with live virus under onerous biosafety level 3 (BSL3) conditions, which limits high-throughput screening of patient and vaccine sera. Myriad BSL2-compatible surrogate virus neutralization assays (VNAs) have been developed to overcome this barrier. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
February 2021

Energy requirements and efficiency of Alpine goats in early lactation.

Animal 2021 Mar 27;15(3):100140. Epub 2020 Dec 27.

Laboratory of Animal Science, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense, Campos dos Goytacazes, RJ 28013-602, Brazil.

Dairy goats may rely heavily on body fat and protein reserves in early lactation. Therefore, we aimed to determine the energy requirement and estimate the efficiency of utilization the nutrients of tissues mobilized in the first 8 weeks of lactation for milk production using the comparative slaughter technique. The average initial body mass of 51 multiparous goats was 57. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

"I don't think anybody really knows": Constructing reflexive ignorance in climate change adaptation.

Br J Sociol 2021 Feb 11. Epub 2021 Feb 11.

Sydney Business School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Responding to the existential threat of climate change is often seen as requiring greater reflexivity. Imbued with notions of resilience and reflection, reflexivity is assumed to contribute to pro-environmental change. However, as the need to manage climate impacts becomes more immediate, political struggles over climate adaptation have become increasingly apparent. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
February 2021

Peadiatric transvesicoscopic dismembered ureteric reimplantation for ectopic upper ureter in duplication anomalies.

J Pediatr Urol 2021 Jan 21. Epub 2021 Jan 21.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Shandong Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, 250021, PR China. Electronic address:

Introduction: Ectopic upper pole ureters in duplex kidneys can be managed surgically by ipsilateral distal ureteroureterostomy or reimplantation of both ipsilateral ureters when upper pole shows reasonable function.

Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the clinical outcomes of transvesicoscopic dismembered upper ureteric reimplantation for patients with ectopic upper pole ureters in duplication anomalies.

Patients And Methods: Between July 2015 and January 2019, laparoscopic transvesicoscopic ureteral reimplantation was performed in 20 patients with ectopic upper pole ureters. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2021

Decreased colistin resistance and mcr-1 prevalence in pig-derived Escherichia coli in Japan after banning colistin as a feed additive.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2021 Mar 3;24:383-386. Epub 2021 Feb 3.

Laboratory of Food Microbiology and Food Safety, Department of Health and Environmental Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Rakuno Gakuen University, Ebetsu, Hokkaido, Japan.

Background: Antimicrobial resistance to colistin, a widely used feed additive for farm animals across the world, has raised public health concern in recent years. Since July 2018, its use as feed additive has been banned in Japan to reduce the spread of plasmid-based mobilized colistin resistance (mcr) genes and the subsequent development of colistin-resistant bacteria. Evaluating the effects of these measures is required. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Non-myeloablative human leukocyte antigen-matched related donor transplantation in sickle cell disease: outcomes from three independent centres.

Br J Haematol 2021 Feb 3;192(4):761-768. Epub 2021 Feb 3.

Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA.

Non-myeloablative haematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation (HPCT) from matched related donors (MRD) has been increasingly utilized in sickle cell disease (SCD). A total of 122 patients received 300 cGy of total body irradiation (TBI), alemtuzumab, unmanipulated filgrastim-mobilized peripheral blood HPC and sirolimus. The median follow-up was four years; median age at HPCT was 29 years. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
February 2021

Molecular mechanisms of colistin resistance in Africa: A systematic review of literature.

Germs 2020 Dec 28;10(4):367-379. Epub 2020 Dec 28.

MD, Université Abdou Moumouni, Faculté des Sciences de la Santé, P.M.B. 10896, Niamey, Niger.

Introduction: Updated and comprehensive data on the mechanism underlying colistin resistance is lacking in Africa.

Literature Search: Herein, we aimed to review available literature on the molecular mechanisms of colistin resistance in Africa. PubMed, Google Scholar, and African Journal online databases were searched on the 15th of January 2020 for original research articles that reported mechanisms of colistin resistance in any of the 54 African countries. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
December 2020

Supraspinatus tendon reconstruction using open infraspinatus tendon shift and autologous biceps tendon interposition grafts.

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 2021 Jan 23. Epub 2021 Jan 23.

Department of Orthopedics, Trauma and Plastic Surgery, University of Leipzig, Liebigstrasse 20, 04103, Leipzig, Germany.

Introduction: Inferior tendon quality, wide retraction, and tendon stumps that cannot be mobilized define the limits of what is technically feasible for open and arthroscopic rotator cuff reconstruction. The aim of this study was to develop a procedure that enables the open reconstruction of otherwise non-reconstructable rotator cuff tears.

Methods: From 2014 to 2018, 23 operations were performed on 21 patients (mean age 63) using open procedure involving separating the infraspinatus tendon from the point of insertion on the greater tubercle and mobilizing it proximally and ventrally into the defective area. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2021

[Intraoperative anatomical observation of mesentery morphology of colonic splenic flexure].

Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke Za Zhi 2021 Jan;24(1):62-67

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Union Hospital, Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian 350001, China.

At present, surgeons do not know enough about the mesenteric morphology of the colonic splenic flexure, resulting in many problems in the complete mesenteric resection of cancer around the splenic flexure. In this study, the morphology of the mesentery during the mobilization of the colonic splenic flexure was continuously observed in vivo, and from the embryological point of view, the unique mesenteric morphology of the colonic splenic flexure was reconstructed in three dimensions to help surgeons further understand the mesangial structure of the region. A total of 9 patients with left colon cancer who underwent laparoscopic radical resection with splenic flexure mobilization by the same group of surgeons in Union Hospital of Fujian Medical University from January 2018 to June 2019 were enrolled. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2021

Nonadditive Transcriptomic Signatures of Genotype-by-Genotype Interactions during the Initiation of Plant-Rhizobium Symbiosis.

mSystems 2021 Jan 12;6(1). Epub 2021 Jan 12.

Department of Biology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy

Rhizobia are ecologically important, facultative plant-symbiotic microbes. In nature, there is a large variability in the association of rhizobial strains and host plants of the same species. Here, we evaluated whether plant and rhizobial genotypes influence the initial transcriptional response of rhizobium following perception of a host plant. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2021

Laparoscopic abdominal perineal rectal resection for rectal cancer with a horseshoe kidney using preoperative 3D-CT angiography: a case report.

BMC Surg 2021 Jan 6;21(1):15. Epub 2021 Jan 6.

Department of Surgery, Suwa Red Cross Hospital, 5-11-11-50, Kogan-dori, Suwa, Nagano, 392-8510, Japan.

Background: A horseshoe kidney is a congenital malformation involving the fusion of the bilateral kidneys and is often accompanied by anomalies of the ureteropelvic and vascular systems. When performing resection of colorectal cancer in a patient with horseshoe kidney, damage to the ureter or excessive renal arteries should be avoided. To achieve this purpose, comprehensive preoperative anatomical assessments and surgical planning are important. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2021

Networks of Physiological Adjustments and Defenses, and Their Synergy With Sodium (Na) Homeostasis Explain the Hidden Variation for Salinity Tolerance Across the Cultivated Germplasm.

Front Plant Sci 2020 8;11:588854. Epub 2020 Dec 8.

Department of Plant and Soil Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, United States.

The abilities to mobilize and/or sequester excess ions within and outside the plant cell are important components of salt-tolerance mechanisms. Mobilization and sequestration of Na involves three transport systems facilitated by the plasma membrane H/Na antiporter (SOS1), vacuolar H/Na antiporter (NHX1), and Na/K transporter in vascular tissues (HKT1). Many of these mechanisms are conserved across the plant kingdom. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
December 2020

Does the timing of shoulder manipulation under ultrasound-guided cervical nerve root block for frozen shoulder affect the clinical outcome?

J Orthop Sci 2020 Dec 23. Epub 2020 Dec 23.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Aichi Medical University, Japan. Electronic address:

Background: Although the clinical outcomes of manipulation under ultrasound-guided fifth and sixth cervical nerve root block for frozen shoulder have been reported, few studies have focused on the timing of manipulation. This study aimed to determine whether the timing of manipulation impacts the clinical outcomes.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the outcomes of 103 frozen shoulder patients (mean age 51. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
December 2020

Impact of Early and Regular Mobilization on Vital Signs and Oxygen Saturation in Patients Undergoing Open-Heart Surgery.

Braz J Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Dec 23. Epub 2020 Dec 23.

Department of Nursing Fundamentals, Atatürk University Faculty of Nursing, Erzurum, Turkey.

Introduction: This quasi-experimental study aimed to evaluate the impact of early and regular mobilization on vital signs and oxygen saturation in open-heart surgery patients.

Methods: The study universe comprised patients undergoing open-heart surgery in the cardiovascular intensive care unit of a heart center. The study sample consisted of patients who underwent open-heart surgery from November 2016 to April 2017, met the inclusion criteria, and voluntarily agreed to participate in the study. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
December 2020

Machine Learning Predictions of pH in the Glacial Aquifer System, Northern USA.

Ground Water 2020 Dec 11. Epub 2020 Dec 11.

U.S. Geological Survey, Ithaca, NY, USA.

A boosted regression tree model was developed to predict pH conditions in three dimensions throughout the glacial aquifer system of the contiguous United States using pH measurements in samples from 18,386 wells and predictor variables that represent aspects of the hydrogeologic setting. Model results indicate that the carbonate content of soils and aquifer materials strongly controls pH and, when coupled with long flowpaths, results in the most alkaline conditions. Conversely, in areas where glacial sediments are thin and carbonate-poor, pH conditions remain acidic. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
December 2020

Tolerance induction with donor hematopoietic stem cell infusion in kidney transplantation: a single-center experience in China with a 10-year follow-up.

Ann Transl Med 2020 Nov;8(21):1378

Department of Urology, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Organ Transplantation, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Background: Immunosuppressive therapy after life-saving kidney transplantation increases the risk of infection, cardiovascular diseases, metabolic diseases, and cancer. To date, four centers (three in the USA and one in South Korea) have reported clinical tolerance trials in kidney transplantation. We performed the first Chinese clinical trial in which kidney transplantation was combined with donor hematopoietic stem cell (DHSC) infusion to induce tolerance. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
November 2020