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Authors: He Y, Liu F, Mou S, Li Q, Wang S Abstract The aim of this study was to analyze the correlation between the quantitative parameters of contrast-enhancement ultrasound for primary hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and biological manifestations of tumor (Ki-67), and to explore the related risk factors of primary hepatocellular carcinoma, so as to provide the theoretical basis for the further study on contrast-enhancement ultrasound manifestations, clinical features and prognosis of HCC. The patients with HCC confirmed by operation or puncture were collected, and those with the background of liver cirrhosis and i...
Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
Authors: Xu J, Ouyang Z, Yang Y, Cai X, Wang Z, Lin M, Zhang X, Liu X, Yu M Abstract Background: Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) comprises a group of inherited disorders in which patients typically lose night vision in adolescence and then lose peripheral vision in young adulthood before eventually losing central vision later in life. A retrospective case-control study was performed to evaluate differences in ocular biometric parameters in primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG) patients with and without concomitant RP to determine whether a relationship exists between PACG and RP. Methods: We used ultrasound biomicros...
Source: Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Ophthalmol Source Type: research
ConclusionAlthough not highly specific, the presence of inspissated cyst fluid with fibrillary architecture should be recognized by cytopathologists and interpreted as at least “atypical” given the potential association with neoplastic mucinous cysts of the pancreas.
Source: Diagnostic Cytopathology - Category: Pathology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Conclusions Practice variability in catheterization after pelvic reconstructive and incontinence surgery is high. Distribution of catheterization type by specialty varies significantly, with clean-intermittent straight catheterization most prevalent. Future studies are necessary to establish a consensus on optimal catheterization management technique for patients with acute postoperative voiding dysfunction.
Source: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: OBGYN Tags: AUGS Conference Submissions Source Type: research
Conclusions Streptococcus pyogenes PP is more common than previously reported, is associated with physical findings of acute abdomen, is usually accompanied by circulatory shock, and is almost always clinically responsive to treatment with operative and antimicrobial agent interventions.
Source: Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Review Articles Source Type: research
Conclusions:The present study shows that the slope of worsening of liver stiffness is greater in patients who will develop CFLD, suggesting that annual transient elastography may be useful to detect risk of severe liver disease at an earlier stage. Objectives: Cystic fibrosis–related liver disease (CFLD) can develop silently in early life and approximately 10% of children with cystic fibrosis (CF) become cirrhotic before adulthood. Clinical, biological, and ultrasound criteria used to define CFLD often reveal liver involvement at an advanced stage. The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the progression...
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Pancreatology Source Type: research
Conclusions:EUS diagnosed CP (≥4 features) in 31% and biliary abnormality in 3% children with ARP. EUS is safe, sensitive, and useful for early diagnosis of CP in children with ARP. Objectives: Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is an established tool for evaluation of adults with acute recurrent pancreatitis (ARP) whereas data in pediatrics is limited. Our study assessed the role of EUS in identifying etiology including changes of chronic pancreatitis (CP) in children and adolescents with ARP. Methods: Children with ARP (≥2 episodes of acute pancreatitis [AP]) were prospectively evaluated with a detailed clinical pr...
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Pancreatology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Prehospital echocardiography has an impact on patient treatment and may be a useful tool to support decision-making during CPR in a Dutch HEMS. PMID: 29469616 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Prehospital Emergency Care - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Prehosp Emerg Care Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 8 February 2018 Source:PM&R Author(s): David M. Bradberry, Walter I. Sussman, Kenneth Mautner Proximal tensor fascia lata tendinopathy at its origin on the anterior superior iliac crest is one potential cause of lateral hip pain. However, there is limited literature regarding the mechanism, disease course, or management of this condition. There is growing evidence supporting the effective treatment of percutaneous needle tenotomy (PNT) for chronic tendinopathy. Only a single case series has examined the efficacy of PNT for tendinopathy about the hip and pelvis. Presented here are exa...
Source: PMandR - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
This article discusses the evidence based recommended methods of pregnancy dating and biometric measurements. We address some confusing terms such as fetal growth ‘standards’ and fetal growth ‘references’ along with explaining the differences between prescriptive and descriptive charts and between growth charts, based on estimated fetal weight vs those based on birth weight. Opinions remain divided on which charts are best to use, however, since the publication of the Intergrowth 21st study, we are now in a position to be able to assess growth and development in an internationally standardized fashi...
Source: Best Practice and Research Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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