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[colonoscopic follow up of rectocolonic cancer surgeries. assessment of 64 examinations].a collation of 64 colonoscopic examinations performed on 41 patients operated on for cancer of the colon or rectum is reported. eleven patients (26.8 percent) had positive follow-up endoscopic findings. in 13 enumerated tumoral proliferations. 8 benign polyps and 5 malignant growths were found, one of the latter on the anastomosis, and the other 4 on the remaining colon. 80 percent of these tumoral growths and all malignant tumors were discovered in the two years following surgery. when colonic ...20144004135
an intrarenal foreign body. 20165041547
[development of home care in vorarlberg]. 20123353111
three permutations of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. 20133710099
eczema vaccinatum. 20144172112
are steroids essential for successful maintenance of immunosuppression in heart transplantation?to determine the necessity for maintenance dosages of prednisone in the management of heart transplant patients, a retrospective study was made of 86 patients undergoing orthotopic heart transplantation and two patients having heart-lung transplantation from june 1985 through october 1986. group 1 (n = 52) had maintenance immunosuppressive therapy that included cyclosporine, azathioprine, and prednisone. group 2 (n = 36) received only cyclosporine and azathioprine with no maintenance dosage of s ...20123316555
perforations of the tympanic membrane following the use of goode-type 'long term' tympanostomy tubes.a retrospective review of 64 goode 't' tube insertions is presented. these were inserted into 61 ears of 48 patients over a period of four years. at the time of review of these 61 ears, 34 tubes were found to be in situ, 27 had extruded spontaneously and three had been removed surgically. ten ears in which the tube had been extruded or removed had central perforations of the tympanic membrane of which eight had been present for more than six months. the number of previous myringotomies or gromme ...20113209952
the antihypertensive effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition: a multifaceted mechanism of action. 20103030977
economic rights of the institutionalized mentally disabled. 20113319919
monitoring of long-term motor activity in depressed patients.wrist motor activity was continuously recorded by a solid-state monitor in 12 patients with major depression throughout their stay in hospital; their clinical state was evaluated using three scales. during the day, activity troughs and immobility peaks occurred before noon and around 1500 hrs. activity level progressively increased, while the duration of immobility decreased, with clinical improvement. the immobility measurement appeared to be a valuable index of depression and is more sensitive ...20133779292
[pharmacotherapy and renal function in the aged]. 20154585245
[anatomical contributions of schaffhausen medical school of the 17th century]. 20154569048
lead toxicity and iron deficiency in utah migrant children.we determined the frequency of presumptive iron deficiency and lead toxicity in 198 utah migrant children, ages 9-72 months, during the summer of 1985. there were no confirmed cases of lead toxicity. thirteen per cent of those tested and 30 per cent of the children ages 9-23 months were iron deficient. hematocrit determinations accurately predicted iron deficiency in only 35 per cent of the children confirmed to have this disorder via erythrocyte protoporphyrin screening.20092650572
lead toxicity and iron deficiency in utah migrant children.we determined the frequency of presumptive iron deficiency and lead toxicity in 198 utah migrant children, ages 9-72 months, during the summer of 1985. there were no confirmed cases of lead toxicity. thirteen per cent of those tested and 30 per cent of the children ages 9-23 months were iron deficient. hematocrit determinations accurately predicted iron deficiency in only 35 per cent of the children confirmed to have this disorder via erythrocyte protoporphyrin screening.20092650572
[experience with ultraviolet irradiation of the blood in chronic diseases]. 20164837149
family life cycle resource center in the elementary school. 200198495
the chemical use, abuse, and dependence scale (cuad). rationale, reliability, and validity.this article describes the rationale for the development of the chemical use, abuse, and dependence scale (cuad). the instrument is in a semistructured interview format; it derives both substance use severity scores and dsm-iii-r substance use disorder diagnoses and can be administered in a short period with minimal training. the reliability and validity of the cuad are reported and appear satisfactory. the cuad is recommended for use as a detection, diagnostic, and treatment selection index in ...20051317464
[photic maculopathy by low energy laser beam. a case report].the authors report a case of photic maculopathy that developed in a 30-year-old laboratory worker after repeated, consecutive exposure to low energy he-ne laser. pigmented foveal change and a small central scotoma in the right eye with window defect on fluorescein angiography characterized this maculopathy. photochemical damage is considered to be the cause of the maculopathy.20061797372
[photic maculopathy by low energy laser beam. a case report].the authors report a case of photic maculopathy that developed in a 30-year-old laboratory worker after repeated, consecutive exposure to low energy he-ne laser. pigmented foveal change and a small central scotoma in the right eye with window defect on fluorescein angiography characterized this maculopathy. photochemical damage is considered to be the cause of the maculopathy.20061797372
mouth opening after release of maxillomandibular fixation in fracture patients.three hundred eleven patients with mandibular fractures were studied prospectively to ascertain the influence of jaw immobilization on mouth opening. maxillomandibular fixation caused a significant reduction in mouth opening whereas open reduction did not. furthermore, there appeared to be a relationship between the duration of immobilization and the degree of reduction of mouth opening such that the shorter the duration of fixation, the less the reduction.20123471923
[indications and technic of proximal selective vagotomy of the gastric acid secretory zone]. 20144283143
dental specialties--past, present and future. 20154444815
resonance energy transfer in pepsin conjugates. 20164897805
[use of optics in the examination and operations for diseases of the pharynx and larynx]. 20164767970
[the effect of antibiotics on the intestinal flora]. 20061762418
[the use of imaging procedures following kidney transplantation--diagnostic strategy].despite the continuously increasing number of successfully transplanted kidneys, graft and patient are still "threatened" by several postoperative complications as acute and chronic rejection, acute tubular necrosis, urologic and vascular complications and disorders caused by immunosuppressive medication. an early and safe detection of these conditions is of high clinical importance and a challenge to diagnostic imaging. all radiologic methods and nuclear medicine have their value for transplant ...20082678232
[the use of imaging procedures following kidney transplantation--diagnostic strategy].despite the continuously increasing number of successfully transplanted kidneys, graft and patient are still "threatened" by several postoperative complications as acute and chronic rejection, acute tubular necrosis, urologic and vascular complications and disorders caused by immunosuppressive medication. an early and safe detection of these conditions is of high clinical importance and a challenge to diagnostic imaging. all radiologic methods and nuclear medicine have their value for transplant ...20082678232
on the kinetic depth effect.the problem of the kinetic depth effect is revisited. we study how many points in how many views are necessary and sufficient to recover structure. the constraints in the cases where the velocities of the image points are known, and the positions of the image points are known with the correspondence between them established, are different and they have to be studied separately. in the case of two projections of any number of points there are infinitely many solutions, but if we regularize the pr ...20082719982
emerging trends in child abuse and neglect. 20092671888
anatomic basis for the construction of a musculotendinous flap derived from the pectoralis major muscle.the vascularization, innervation and termination of the clavicular portion of the pectoralis major muscle were studied by dissection of 7 adult subjects and 2 fetuses. the vascular and nervous autonomy of the clavicular portion was confirmed. blood-supply was effected by 2 arteries and innervation by an independent nerve. the exact distribution of the fibers composing the pectoralis major and their complex insertion are described. it is concluded that the clavicular portion can be employed as an ...20113145568
effects of insulin on glucose transporters and metabolic patterns in harding-passey melanoma cells.the effect of insulin on glucose metabolism through different pathways and the glucose transporters in harding-passey melanoma cells have been studied. glucose was utilized at a rate of 6.9 +/- 2.3 (sd) mumol x g-1 x h-1 with 86% transformed into lactate and pyruvate and only 0.43 and 3% metabolized through the tricarboxylic acid cycle and the pentose phosphate pathway, respectively. of the total glucose consumed 2% was used in protein synthesis and 2% was used for lipid synthesis. hexokinase is ...20113089579
colchicine-sensitive microtubules. 20144267164
histochemical method. its evolution and applications. 20144105311
plasma testosterone in idiopathic hirsutism, and the changes produced by adrenal and ovarian stimulation and suppression. 20144293667
plasma testosterone in idiopathic hirsutism, and the changes produced by adrenal and ovarian stimulation and suppression. 20144293667
[newly designed ultraviolet light monochromator]. 20154542243
[on the possibility of determining left ventricular volume by radiocardiography]. 20164963412
long-term antiplatelet activity and safety of indobufen in patients with cardiovascular disease. italian multicenter study group.an open collaborative study was performed to assess the long-term platelet inhibiting activity, tolerability and safety of indobufen, a new inhibitor of platelet aggregation. the drug was given orally to 151 patients with cardiovascular disease for a period ranging from 6 to 24 months (mean 12.5 months). extensive clinical examination, laboratory investigations and platelet function studies were carried out before the treatment and at 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 18, 21 and 24 months. indobu ...20123899952
a new method for degradation of the protein part of glycoproteins: isolation of the carbohydrate chains of asialofetuin.a new method has been developed for degrading the protein part of several glycoproteins, whilst leaving the carbohydrate portion virtually intact apart from partial degradation at the reducing end. the method is based upon stabilization of the glycosidic linkages of the sugar residues by trifluoroacetyl groups and subsequent cleavage of the peptide bonds by transamidation. the two reactions are carried out in a mixture of trifluoroacetic anhydride and trifluoroacetic acid. after o- and n-detrifl ...200089909
[overview of the history of ceramics instead of a preamble]. 200190452
the differentiation of cytotoxic t lymphocytes in vitro: an ultrastructural study.t killer cells were identified morphologically in two different culture systems. the first system allowed identification by comparing under identical culture conditions two types of stimulation, one leading to cytotoxic activity levels that were very high (h-2 stimulation) and the other to levels which were practically nil (m-locus stimulation). a second system allowed identification by the use of a collaborative system in which relatively pure precursors of t killer cells were mixed with precur ...20051082798
effects of converting-enzyme inhibition on barrier function in diabetic glomerulopathy.differential solute clearances were used to examine the effects of a 90-day course of enalapril on glomerular barrier function in 16 proteinuric patients with diabetic glomerulopathy. by day 90, plasma renin and prorenin became elevated, and arterial pressure declined. transglomerular passage of dextrans of broad size distribution (radii 28-60 a) was lowered significantly. in a subset of 8 patients, withdrawal of enalapril was followed after an additional 30 days by a return of renin levels and ...20061698674
effects of converting-enzyme inhibition on barrier function in diabetic glomerulopathy.differential solute clearances were used to examine the effects of a 90-day course of enalapril on glomerular barrier function in 16 proteinuric patients with diabetic glomerulopathy. by day 90, plasma renin and prorenin became elevated, and arterial pressure declined. transglomerular passage of dextrans of broad size distribution (radii 28-60 a) was lowered significantly. in a subset of 8 patients, withdrawal of enalapril was followed after an additional 30 days by a return of renin levels and ...20061698674
calcium carbonate powder as a phosphate binder.with increasing recognition of problems regarding the use of aluminum hydroxide as a phosphate binder, calcium carbonate has become the medication of choice. use of calcium has, however, frequently been associated with development of hypercalcemia. at this institution, calcium carbonate powder as a phosphate binder, examination of its efficacy, and the frequency of hypercalcemia with its use were of great interest. calcium carbonate powder (calcarb-hd, 2.4 gms elemental calcium/packet) (calcarb- ...20062597473
fournier's gangrene.fournier's gangrene or synergistic gengrene of scrotum and penis is a relatively rare but serious condition which can occur in any general or hospital practice. early diagnosis with prompt aggressive treatment including antibiotics and surgical debridement are necessary to achieve patient survival. we report our clinical experience with three cases which occurred in three different hospitals in the irish republic. in two of these cases diabetes mellitus was an important predisposing factor. all ...20072045267
complications of intracranial bypass for vertebrobasilar insufficiency.the authors' initial experience with intracranial revascularization of vertebrobasilar insufficiency, reported previously, fortunately yielded reasonably good results with high patency rates but in some cases there were significant, albeit temporary, complications. since that time, major brain-stem strokes have occurred in two patients following superficial temporal to superior cerebellar artery bypass procedures. this occurrence has caused the authors to reassess their experience with this proc ...20082643687
complications of intracranial bypass for vertebrobasilar insufficiency.the authors' initial experience with intracranial revascularization of vertebrobasilar insufficiency, reported previously, fortunately yielded reasonably good results with high patency rates but in some cases there were significant, albeit temporary, complications. since that time, major brain-stem strokes have occurred in two patients following superficial temporal to superior cerebellar artery bypass procedures. this occurrence has caused the authors to reassess their experience with this proc ...20082643687
drugs used in the management of tuberculosis. 3. primary tuberculostatic agents. 20154489152
[acute renal insufficiency due to iodine poisoning]. 20165018162
therapeutic effects and tolerance of an extempore combination of an antibacterial, an anti-inflammatory, and an antimycotic cream in skin diseases of various origins.forty out-patients suffering from a variety of skin diseases were treated over a period of 7 to 14 days (mean 9.6 days) with twice-daily applications of an extempore combination of sodium fusidate, clobetasone butyrate and ketoconazole creams. the severity of symptoms was assessed before, after 5 days and at the end of treatment and an overall evaluation made of response to therapy. the findings indicated that there was clinical cure or significant improvement in 37 (92.5%) of the patients, with ...20144059291
stability of tonic vergence.tonic vergence was monitored at 30 min intervals over a 10 hr period of a single day and at intervals of approximately 14 days over a period of 19 weeks. measurements were also made during a continuous 112 min period in total darkness. tonic vergence showed neither significant systematic variation nor large random fluctuations during the course of either a day or weeks, demonstrating stability under naturally occurring viewing conditions. during the period in total darkness, however, tonic verge ...20113170129
factors influencing prognosis after myocardial infarction. 2003161872
reduction of microbial contamination from ultrasonic scalers. 2004356863
geriatric patient care. opinions of a sample of nurses. 20051134987
health checks on patients 75 years and over in nottinghamshire after the new gp contract.to investigate annual health checks for patients of 75 years and over required by the 1990 contract for general practitioners.20061393076
dna adducts in bronchial biopsies.to investigate the feasibility of measuring dna-carcinogen adducts in the lungs of non-surgical patients, endobronchial biopsies were obtained from 78 patients undergoing routine diagnostic bronchoscopy. lung cancer was present in 37 (47%) of the patients. dna was isolated from the tissues and analyzed by hplc- or nuclease-pi-enriched 32p-postlabelling, using procedures selective for aromatic adducts. chromatograms from all 28 current smokers showed a distinctive diagonal adduct zone which was p ...20072045196
does prestretching stainless-steel wire have any clinical significance?clinical parameters of prestretch and tension forces placed on stainless-steel wire by 20 oral and maxillofacial surgeons were obtained. unstretched wire was clinically as tough or tougher than prestretched wire of a similar gauge. both prestretched and unstretched wires, twisted to their maximum, loosened when under tension. as the prestretch forces increased, the clinical strength of the wire diminished.20071890520
a double-blind trial of essential fatty acid supplementation in patients with tardive dyskinesia.this study reports the results of a trial of essential fatty acid (efa) supplementation in psychiatric patients (predominantly schizophrenics) with movement disorders. evidence of efa deficiency in these patients was observed. the antidyskinetic effect of efa supplementation was marginally significant but not clinically important. however, active treatment produced highly significant improvements in total psychopathology scores and schizophrenia subscale scores, and a significant improvement in ...20082565585
enrolled nurses. we're backing the charter! 20082587373
patient's advocate: children with cancer still deserve a childhood. 20092772527
[value of the simultaneous determination of alpha-amylase and pancreatic lipase for the diagnosis of attacks of acute pancreatitis]. 20103494288
[value of the simultaneous determination of alpha-amylase and pancreatic lipase for the diagnosis of attacks of acute pancreatitis]. 20103494288
septicemia in adults at veterans general hospital. i. etiology and epidemiology. 20113242767
[superior caliceal obstruction caused by vascular compression (fraley's syndrome)]. 20113189028
bioaffinity sensors. 20113131631
emphasis on preventive perinatology: a suitable alternative for developing countries.the potential efficacy of preventive interventions in latin america to reduce perinatal morbidity and mortality is reviewed. the most important perinatal risk factors associated with pregnancy and delivery are young age of the mother, low socioeconomic status, low education, malnutrition, lack of prenatal care, pregnancy-induced-hypertension, perinatal infections, alcohol, smoking, and iatrogenic causes. adequate data are lacking to determine the magnitude of these factors in latin america. iatr ...20113065947
[drug analysis using thin layer chromatography. 2. densitometer for transmission measurements]. 20114700925
a word about words. 20123459834
[dynamic study of the excretion of urinary fluoride induced by fluoridated tooth paste]. 20123463490
pancreatic burkitt lymphoma in aids: sonographic appearance. 20123318346
clinical spectrum of primary empty sella turcica.over recent years empty sella turcica has become more frequently diagnosed with high resolution computerized tomography and the associated clinical abnormalities have been better described. in this article the spectrum of clinical presentation is based on a review of 26 cases with six illustrative case reports. recommendations for management and further assessment are presented. it is important for clinicians to be aware of the varying presentations of this syndrome, since it should not be consi ...20123270319
[properties of lak cell activity and lak-generation in pbl isolated from patients with renal cell carcinoma]. 20123266646
clinical overview of alpha interferon. studies and future directions.the clinical development of the alpha interferons has now progressed through initial phase i and ii trials into extensive controlled clinical trial designs. alpha interferon has been a prototype of other biological agents that are now in clinical development. these agents operate through fundamentally different mechanisms of action than conventional chemotherapy and have produced a unique profile of side effects as well as response patterns. time to response is generally longer than with chemoth ...20133542185
reconstructive hand surgery for quadriplegic persons.reconstructive hand surgery is one approach to restoring lost hand function in quadriplegic patients. this paper describes craig hospital's experience with the two-stage procedure for achieving active grasp and pinch for c7 spinal cord-injured patients. it describes the hand clinic, patient selection and education, the surgery itself, and postsurgical occupational therapy. it also includes follow-up results on all patients treated since the program's inception.20144073193
time-dependent interfacial charging effects of electrical fields applied to biological systems.an important aspect of the interaction of a biological system with an externally produced electric field is that of charge separation and interfacial charging. this aspect has been ignored in some recent experimental and theoretical work. in the case of small regions of lower electrical resistivity imbedded in a higher resistivity medium, charge separation across the lower resistivity regions will result in charging of the interfaces between the lower and higher resistivity regions. the field pr ...20144033161
plasma growth hormone response to oral l-dopa in infantile autism.in order to assess further the occurrence of hypothalamic dysfunction in infantile autism and its possible relationship to dopaminergic abnormalities, the l-dopa provocative test was performed in 22 patients fulfilling dsm-iii criteria for this disorder. the results indicate a high incidence (at least 30%) of blunted plasma growth hormone (gh) responses following oral administration of l-dopa in this sample. these data suggest an alteration of hypothalamic dopamine receptor sensitivity in the pa ...20143997747
phase i trial of n-methylformamide (nmf, nsc 3051).n-methylformamide (nmf) is a polar-planar solvent with both cytotoxic and differentiating activity in preclinical models; it also acts as a radiosensitizer. we treated 17 patients with 18 courses of nmf on a schedule of six weekly doses, administered on a rapid intravenous infusion, which were escalated from 875 to 2,000 mg/m2/wk. the predominant toxicity was a dose-related syndrome of fatigue, malaise, nausea, and anorexia, which was reflected by a decrease in performance status (karnofsky) of ...20144009219
[determination of serum calcium by atomic absorption spectrophotometry]. 20154626852
recent developments in antimycotic chemotherapy. 20154601865
damien-dutton awards. 20154592242
psychometric signs of cerebral dysfunction in alcoholics. 20154516982
induction of -globin synthesis in the -thalassaemia of ferrara. 20154505416
hypermineralocorticoid-induced hypertension. 20154310352
present status of bone marrow transplantation following whole body irradiation. 20164959073
[treatment of cardiac conduction disorders by means of electric pacemaker implantation]. 20164827696
distribution of house dust mites in the environs of a tennessee river valley. 20164732617
the measurement of gastric transmucosal potential difference through a gastroduodenoscope. 20164761611
postoperative hemobilia. 20154556143
[experimental studies in the separation and identification of ingredients of the hexachlorocyclohexane ointment "antiscabiosum" (purity assessment)]. 20082444036
[comparison between serum and ascitic enzyme levels in hepatic cirrhosis]. 20124293871
[comparison between serum and ascitic enzyme levels in hepatic cirrhosis]. 20124293871
the cutting diathermy and drain tracts. 20133810377
[industrial medicine in the ural after abolition of serfdom]. 20164936090
legal aspects of terminating the dentist-patient relationship. 20133855763
epidemiological surveys of senile dementia in japan.epidemiological surveys of senile dementia at home were carried out on 3,754 subjects for two consecutive years, 1987 and 1988. the prevalence and incidence rates were 4.1% and 1.01%, respectively. concerning the incidence rate, the sample populations of previous reports were small in number--less than 1,000. if we suppose that the incidence were to be approximately 1%, then it follows that dementia would be noted yearly in no more than one out of 100 senile subjects. a difference in subject num ...20072045242
methyl 2-[4-(2-chloroethyl)-2,3-dihydro-7-nitroquinoxalin-1-yl]benzoate from intramolecular cyclization of a nitroaromatic mustard.c18h18cin3o4, mr = 375.81, orthorhombic, p212121, a = 11.000 (3), b = 8.023 (2), c = 19.316 (5) a, v = 1704.68 a3, z = 4, dm = 1.46 (1), dx = 1.417 g cm-3, mo kalpha, lambda = 0.71069 a, mu = 1.82 cm-1, f(000) = 760, t = 293 (1) k, r = 0.051 for 985 [i greater than 2.5 sigma(i)] reflections. x-ray analysis confirms that the nitroaromatic mustard methyl n-(2-[bis(2-chloroethyl)amino]- 5-nitrophenyl)anthranilate undergoes rapid intramolecular cyclization, but the product is the 7-nitro rather than ...20082635608
conformational energy calculations for dinucleotide molecules. a systematic study of dinucleotide conformation, with application to diadenosine pyrophosphate. 1995177120
revision total hip arthroplasty with titanium ingrowth prosthesis and bone grafting for failed cemented femoral component loosening.fifty-seven hips (55 patients) had revision for failed cemented femoral component loosening using titanium ingrowth femoral components and cancellous bone grafting. the patients' average age was 59 years (range, 25-86 years), and the average follow-up period was 2.8 years (range, two to six years). the preoperative hip score averaged 45.5 (range, 10.0-80.7) and the postoperative hip score averaged 82.5 (range, 43.0-100.0). complications included dislocation (4.0%), infection (4.0%, one recurrenc ...20123416518
synovial plasma cells in rheumatoid arthritis. electron microscope and immunofluorescence studies. 20144097692
agoraphobia and parental bereavement.the prevalence of parental bereavement was determined in 50 married female outpatients with a dsm-iii diagnosis of agoraphobia and in a control group of married female outpatients diagnosed as having non-psychotic psychiatric disorders other than agoraphobia. the two groups were matched for age and overall severity of psychiatric symptoms. compared with the general population, the patient control group reported a statistically significant excess of parental, but not maternal, bereavement. the ag ...20123435374
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