Does US performed by ED docs generate further imaging?
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CONCLUSION: - in cases of a bilateral second branchial arch sinus, the branchio-oto-renal (BOR) or branchio-otic (BO) syndromes must be excluded; - ultrasound scan can be used for the thorough evaluation of the sinus anatomic course and the relationship with the adjacent anatomic structures; - rompt diagnosis and early therapeutic intervention, even during neonatal period, ensures an uneventful post-operation course. PMID: 30012248 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusion: Dyslipidemia is common in overweight, obese children. FLD is prevalent in those with elevated liver transaminases. WC is an easy tool that can be utilized to screen for dyslipidemia and FLD in overweight and obese children. PMID: 30009050 [PubMed - in process]
In conclusion, the results of the present study indicate that LFU and microbubbles combined with simvastatin promotes the apoptosis of MCF‑7 cells via the LATS1/YAP/RHAMM pathway. The present study suggested a possible strategy for the treatment of breast cancer. PMID: 30015955 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSIONS: Whole-body PET/CT and abdominal ultrasound complement each other in the staging of uveal melanoma. Benign hepatic abnormalities found using ultrasound is common. Of importance, a second asymptomatic primary malignancy associated with uveal melanoma was detected almost one in 10 patients.
CONCLUSION: The focused parathyroidectomy under SCB yielded a good result with concordant preoperative Sestamibi and ultrasound findings. PMID: 30010261 [PubMed - in process]
We describe a 74 year-old woman with abrupt left arm jerking and normal urgent computed tomography scan, electroencephalography (EEG) as well as carotid and transcranial ultrasound. Two days later she developed an overt ischemic stroke, with left mesencephalon and left cerebellar hemisphere lesions at brain magnetic resonance imaging and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation at Holter-EKG.
The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a training programme to teach a focused bedside ultrasound scan (PAD-scan; Podiatry Ankle Duplex Scan) for the detection of arterial disease i...
This study aimed to assess a novel ultrasound (US) scanning approach in evaluating knee femoral cartilaginous defects, compared with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI, commonly used for knee imaging) and arthros...
Abstract BACKGROUND: Asian patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) are frequently prescribed moderate-intensity statin in real practice, even during the early stage of ACS. Under assessment herein was the effect of moderate-intensity statin therapy on the resolution of plaque inflammation during the first month after ACS, a period with highest recurrent ischemic events, using dual time point ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG PET/CT). METHODS: This prospective study included statin-naïve patients with ACS and non-calcified carotid plaques (³ 3 mm ...
We thank the writer for his/her interest in our recent study and thoughtful engagement with our design and findings.  In response to the first question, yes, the ultrasonographer obtaining the ultrasound and nursing staff obtaining the bladder scan measurements were blinded to each other.