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Emergency department point-of-care ultrasound in out-of-hospital and in-ED cardiac arrest.
Point-of-care ultrasound has been suggested to improve outcomes from advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), but no large studies have explored how it should be incorporated into ACLS. Our aim was to determine whether cardiac ...
Evaluation of T-Wave Morphology in Patients With Left Bundle Branch Block and Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome.
(The Journal of emergency medicine, 2016-09)
T-wave morphology in the setting of left bundle branch block (LBBB) has been proposed as an indicator of myocardial ischemia.We sought to identify T-wave morphology findings in patients with LBBB that predict non-ST-segment ...
Semi-quantitative MRI biomarkers of knee osteoarthritis progression in the FNIH biomarkers consortium cohort - Methodologic aspects and definition of change.
(BMC musculoskeletal disorders, 2016-11-10)
To describe the scoring methodology and MRI assessments used to evaluate the cross-sectional features observed in cases and controls, to define change over time for different MRI features, and to report the extent of changes ...
Site disparities in apoptotic variants as predictors of risk for second primary malignancy in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
(BMC cancer, 2016-02-08)
FAS/FASL promoter variants are considered in altering transcriptional activity of those genes and consequently alter regulation of cell death. However, no studies have investigated whether tumor sites contribute ...
A novel inflammatory biomarker, GlycA, associates with disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis and cardio-metabolic risk in BMI-matched controls.
(Arthritis Res Ther, 2016-04-12)
BACKGROUND: RA and CVD both have inflammation as part of the underlying biology. Our objective was to explore the relationships of GlycA, a measure of glycosylated acute phase proteins, with inflammation and cardiometabolic ...
Assessing ureteral patency using 10% dextrose cystoscopy fluid: evaluation of urinary tract infection rates.
(Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2016-07)
BACKGROUND: Intravenous indigo carmine has routinely been used to confirm ureteral patency after urogynecologic surgery. Recent discontinuation of the dye has altered clinical practice. In the absence of indigo carmine, ...
Quality of Life and Recommendations for Further Care.
(Crit Care Med, 2016-11)
OBJECTIVES: Physician recommendations for further medical treatment or palliative treatment only at the end of life may influence patient decisions. Little is known about the patient characteristics that affect physician-assessed ...
Predicting Risk of Urinary Incontinence and Adverse Events After Midurethral Sling Surgery in Women.
(Obstet Gynecol, 2016-02)
OBJECTIVE: To construct and validate models that predict a patient's risk of developing stress and urgency urinary incontinence and adverse events 12 months after sling surgery. METHODS: This was a secondary analysis of ...
Safety and efficacy of ledipasvir-sofosbuvir in black patients with hepatitis C virus infection: A retrospective analysis of phase 3 data.
UNLABELLED: Black patients chronically infected with genotype 1 hepatitis C virus (HCV) have historically had lower rates of response to interferon-based treatment than patients of other races. In the phase 3 ION program, ...
Assessment of Coronary Blood Flow by Transesophageal Echocardiography.
(J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2016-01)