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This study aimed to optimize the formulation to develop stable preparation for the delivery of DTX. Single-factor test was used to evaluate the effects of the preparation concentration of DTX prodrug, stirring speed, the types of stabilizers and temperature on the prescription process of DSNPs. The particle size and polydispersity index were selected as the evaluation indexes. The entrapment efficiency, drug-loading, size distribution and zeta potential were characterized by UPLC and Zetasizer, respectively. The stability and cellular behavior of DSNPs were investigated by Zetasizer, LC-MS/MS and confocal laser scanning mi...
Source: Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Drug Dev Ind Pharm Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: It is important that clinicians managing gastroparesis are aware of the arrhythmogenic potential of drugs used clinically and risk factors that contribute to QT prolongation to safeguard patients at risk for drug-induced cardiac arrhythmia. PMID: 29157021 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
Intramuscular botulinum toxin (BoTX) injection is the first-line treatment of cervical dystonia. Poor treatment outcomes and some side effects, however, have been reported after BoTX applications. One of the most important reasons is incorrect localization of the needle during toxin injections. Without imaging, it is impossible to verify precise needle positioning in the proper muscle. Ultrasound has been recommended because of its high capability in illustrating most of the neck muscles. This review article discusses how ultrasound imaging can be used to scan/access neck muscles, mainly from the perspective of BoTX injections.
Source: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: CT has good sensitivity for detecting colon cancers with tumor invasion beyond the bowel wall. However, detection of nodal involvement using CT is unreliable. In our opinion, abdominal CT alone has limitations in predicting the local staging of colorectal cancer, and additional technologies, such as CT plus positron emission tomography and/or colonography, will improve its accuracy. PMID: 29159167 [PubMed]
Source: Annals of Coloproctology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Ann Coloproctol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 November 2017 Source:Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging Author(s): Naima Abd El-Halim Sherif, Abeer Abd El-Moneim Sheta, Mohamed Eid Ibrahim, Rania Abd El-Meguid Kaka, Maii Farag Henaidy The identification of the skeletal and decomposing parts of human remains is still one of the most difficult skills in forensic medicine. An incomplete skeleton may represent a great challenge for forensic anthropologists. The aim of the present work has been to determine the accuracy of using the measurements of paranasal sinuses as a method for sex estimation, which uses Multi Detector Comput...
Source: Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
In this study, using MoSi2 powder as starting material, the bulk MoSi2 samples were sintered at 1000–1600°C under 5.5GPa in a DS6 × 14MN cubic press. Furthermore, their sintering behavior and mechanical properties were investigated by x-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and indentation tests. XRD results elucidate that MoSi2 can still maintain its body-centered-tetragonal structure after the high pressure and high temperature (HPHT) sintering. SEM images imply the combination between grain growths and re-crystallization. Strong covalent bonding between the grains is crucial for impro...
Source: Materials Science and Engineering: A - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: March 2018 Source:The Journal of Supercritical Fluids, Volume 133, Part 1 Author(s): Oluwatomide Adeoye, Clarinda Costa, Teresa Casimiro, Ana Aguiar-Ricardo, Helena Cabral-Marques Herein we report the formation of dry powder complexes of ibuprofen (IBU) and hydroxypropyl-γ-cyclodextrin (HP-γ-CyD) by supercritical CO2-assisted spray-drying (SASD). SASD of HP-γ-CyD alone, IBU/HP-γ-CyD, as well as the physical mixture were prepared and characterized using attenuated total reflectance Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (ATR-FTIR), X-ray diffraction (XRD), ultra-violet spectroscop...
Source: The Journal of Supercritical Fluids - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 2 November 2017 Source:Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences Author(s): Aarti Sharma, Sarita Kumar, Pushplata Tripathi Aedes aegypti L. is the primary vector associated with transmission of globally concerned diseases; Zika, yellow fever, dengue and Chikungunya. Present study investigates an efficient, alternative and comparative approach for mosquito control which is safe to environment and non-target organisms. The silver nano-composites (AgNCs) were synthesized from the aqueous stem extract of Achyranthes aspera (AASE) using different concentration of aqueous silver nitrate (AgNO3). Th...
Source: Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
GE Healthcare ’s Waukesha engineering team played a major role in developing the company’s new magnetic-resonance-imaging technology that reduces scan time by 30 percent to 50 percent.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - Category: American Health Authors: Source Type: news
Authors: Tatewaki Y, Mutoh T, Thyreau B, Omodaka K, Murata T, Sekiguchi A, Nakazawa T, Taki Y Abstract BACKGROUND The optic radiation (OR) is a white-matter bundle connecting the lateral geniculate body and the visual cortex. Phase difference-enhanced imaging (PADRE) is a new MRI technique that is able to achieve precise delineation of the OR. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of age on the volume and signal intensity of the OR using PADRE, and to establish a volumetric reference of the OR from a healthy population, compared with diffusion tensor imaging (DTI). MATERIAL AND METHODS Thirty-nine hea...
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
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