Non-fresh formaldehyde-embalmed cadaver: not an eligible model for Ultrasound Guided Sacroiliac Joint Injection studies.

Non-fresh formaldehyde-embalmed cadaver: not an eligible model for Ultrasound Guided Sacroiliac Joint Injection studies. Med Ultrason. 2017 Nov 29;19(4):457-461 Authors: Mezian K, Naňka O Abstract N/A. PMID: 29197928 [PubMed - in process]
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CONCLUSION: CDUS showed adequate diagnostic properties for detection of sacroiliitis and is a useful tool in patients with IBP. PMID: 30554153 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: J Rheumatol Source Type: research
SUMMARY The present quasi-experimental study aimed to assess the transversus abdominis (TrA), internal oblique (IO) and external oblique (EO) thickness in healthy subjects with the proprioceptive Stabilizer ™ training in abdominal wall muscles. A sample of 41 healthy participants (age: 31.9 ± 4.5 y; height: 1.7 ± 0.1 m; weight: 68.3 ± 13.1 kg; body mass index, BMI: 22.9 ± 2.7 kg/m2) were recruited to participate in this study. Ultrasound images of the EO, IO, TrA, rectus anterior (RA) and interrecti distance (IRD) were measured and analyzed by the ImageJ software. Measurements were made at...
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Conditions:   Cirrhosis;   Liver Diseases Intervention:   Device: ultrasound viscoelasticity Sponsor:   Third Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University Not yet recruiting
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New J. Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8NJ05195J, PaperMaryam Amiri, Kheibar Dashtian, Mehrorang Ghaedi, Soleiman Mosleh, Ramin Jannesar The Bi2WO6/Ag3PO4–Ag Z-scheme heterojunction, as a novel plasmonic visible-light-driven photocatalyst, was prepared by ultrasound assistedin situ precipitation and the hydrothermal method and was further characterized using multiple techniques. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Publication date: Available online 17 December 2018Source: Saudi Journal of OphthalmologyAuthor(s): Maria Araújo, Tânia Borges, Yolanda Mahia, Vânia Lages, António PereiraAbstractThe solitary fibrous tumor (STF) is a rare spindle cell tumor that most often occurs in the pleura, mediastinum and other serosal sites, but it can be found anywhere.[1] The authors present a case report of a 35-year-old male who was submitted to an eventless left external dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) due to epiphora. During the surgery no tumors or anomalous tissues were visualized. Five months later the patient presented...
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Piriformis syndrome is a controversial entrapment neuropathyWhat is  piriformis muscle?The piriformis muscle is a small but important external rotator of the hip that crosses the sciatic nerve and is believed by some to cause sciatica-type pain when it compresses the nerve. However, the existence of this so-called "piriformis syndrome" remains controversial and diagnosis is difficult.Controversy is due to the limited research about the condition and the difficulty of making the diagnosis, particularly as symptoms mimic many other more common diagnoses.How common is it?Piriformis syndrome may account for 0.3-...
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In this study, the effect of a subcutaneous spacer injection on the skin dose, late skin toxicity, and cosmetic outcome is tested in patients treated with PBSI in the setting of breast-conserving therapy. Our results will be relevant for most forms of breast brachytherapy as well as robotic radiosurgery, as skin spacers could protect the skin with these other techniques.Trial registrationNetherlands Trial Register,NTR6549. Registered on 27 June 2017.
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