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Clinical characteristics and 12-month outcomes of patients with valvular and non-valvular atrial fibrillation in Kenya.
(PLoS One, 2017)
BACKGROUND: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a major contributor to the global cardiovascular disease burden. The clinical profile and outcomes of AF patients with valvular heart diseases in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have not ...
Rationale and Design of the Lung Cancer Screening Implementation. Evaluation of Patient-Centered Care Study.
(Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 2017-10)
Screening for lung cancer using low-dose computed tomography has been demonstrated to reduce lung cancer-related mortality and is being widely implemented. Further research in this area is needed to assess the impact of ...
ENIGMA and the individual: Predicting factors that affect the brain in 35 countries worldwide.
In this review, we discuss recent work by the ENIGMA Consortium (http://enigma.ini.usc.edu) - a global alliance of over 500 scientists spread across 200 institutions in 35 countries collectively analyzing brain imaging, ...
Mobile Health Applications in Patients With Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
(Kidney Cancer Journal, 2017)
Cytokine biomarkers in tear film for primary open-angle glaucoma.
(Clin Ophthalmol, 2017)
PURPOSE: To determine the utility of tear film cytokines as biomarkers for early primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). METHODS: Patients without POAG and eye drop-naïve patients with newly diagnosed POAG were recruited from ...
First-line treatment of metastatic melanoma: role of nivolumab.
(Immunotargets Ther, 2017)
Historically, the median overall survival of metastatic melanoma patients was less than 1 year and long-term survivors were rare. Recent advances in therapies have dramatically shifted this landscape with increased survival ...
Pulmonary toxicity after intraperitoneal mitomycin C: A case report of a rare complication of HIPEC
(World Journal of Surgical Oncology, 2017-02-20)
© 2016 The Author(s). Background: Cytoreductive surgery combined with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC) has become a common treatment approach for disseminated appendiceal neoplasms. Systemic absorption ...
The role of chemokines in hypertension and consequent target organ damage.
(Pharmacol Res, 2017-03-06)
Immune cells infiltrate the kidney, vasculature, and central nervous system during hypertension, consequently amplifying tissue damage and/or blood pressure elevation. Mononuclear cell motility depends partly on chemokines, ...
Post-operative opioid pain management patterns for patients who receive hip surgery.
(Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy, 2017-03-16)
Identifying optimal, post-operative opioid management strategies is a priority of health providers and government agencies. At present, there are no studies we are aware of that have formally investigated opioid prescribing ...
The Digital Drag and Drop Pillbox: Design and Feasibility of a Skill-based Education Model to Improve Medication Management.
(The Journal of cardiovascular nursing, 2017-09)
We present the design and feasibility testing for the "Digital Drag and Drop Pillbox" (D-3 Pillbox), a skill-based educational approach that engages patients and providers, measures performance, and generates reports of ...