AI can detect, assess white-matter lesions on CT scans
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Atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common chronic inflammatory skin disease, and its realm of basic mechanisms and predisposing factors is similarly wide. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology (JID) has recently published a surprisingly numerous collection of articles, comments, and reviews that scan the universe of basic information about AD. This review is directed toward using the JID Collections to provide a background and melding of research focuses in the current setting. This online commentary will attempt to consolidate and interweave some of the featured studies that have emerged.
CONCLUSION: It is important to be aware of the increased incidence of CHF in some immigrant groups, especially from countries and areas where the immigrants have been refugees, in order to enable for a timely diagnosis, treatment of and prevention of CHF and its debilitating complications. PMID: 30445882 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION: 3DRA allows for detailed per-procedural evaluation of right atrial anatomy and revealed a great variability in Koch's triangle and CTI dimensions and morphology. Right atrial enlargement as measured by RAVI was an independent predictor for AF occurrence during follow-up. PMID: 30445881 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION: A simple objective decision rule (CORE) identified one-third of all patients as having a very low 30-day risk of MACE. These patients may potentially be discharged without additional investigations for acute coronary syndrome. PMID: 30444442 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Zhengguang L, Jie H, Yong Z, Jiaojiao C, Xingqi W, Xiaoqin C Abstract OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to research the mechanism of percutaneous penetration of Ibuprofen (IBU) nanoemulsion. METHOD: Transdermal penetration mechanism of IBU n anoemulsion was investigated by Fourier Transform infra-Red spectral analysis (FTIR), Differential Scanning Calorimeter thermogram (DSC), activation energy(Ea) measurement The in vivo skin penetration test of rats was carried out using Rhodamine B nanoemulsion to simulate the process of drug penetration into the skin, and the frozen section of the skin was ob...
Is vagus nerve stimulation a useful adjunct to standard rehabilitation for improving arm function after chronic ischemic stroke?Stroke
CONCLUSIONS: Using cluster enrollment, we discovered minority female caregivers were more likely to have unknown or poorly controlled vascular risk factors compared to stroke patients. Innovative health screening tools may benefit the extended family of minority patients participating in clinical trials. PMID: 30442422 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
In conclusion, this work predicted the binding mode and quantitatively characterized the protein–peptide interface, which will aid in the discovery of novel drugs targeting the GluN2B-CT1290-1310 and DAPK1 interface.
Ju-Wan Kim, Robert Stewart, Hee-Ju Kang, Kyung-Yeol Bae, Sung-Wan Kim, Il-Seon Shin, Jin-Sang Yoon, Jae-Min Kim
AbstractA 1-month-old girl with common arterial trunk, anteriorly originated crisscross pulmonary arteries, unusual running right aortic arch and severe pulmonary hypertension was initially palliated by bilateral pulmonary artery banding. She developed sudden respiratory failure at 80 days old; and computed tomography revealed that the right main bronchus was severely compressed by the proximal aortic arch. When common arterial trunk repair was performed, the dominant aortic component of the common trunk incorporating both branch pulmonary arteries was cylindrically resected. E nd-to-end anastomosis of truncal root a...