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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 ...
Diffuse non-midline glioma with H3F3A K27M mutation: a prognostic and treatment dilemma.
(Acta neuropathologica communications, 2017-05-15)
Differential expression of systemic inflammatory mediators in amputees with chronic residual limb pain.
Chronic postsurgical pain impacts most amputees, with more than half experiencing neuralgic residual limb pain. The transition from normal acute postamputation pain to chronic residual limb pain likely involves both peripheral ...
Risk Factors for Heart Failure in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: The CRIC (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort) Study.
(Journal of the American Heart Association, 2017-05-17)
BACKGROUND:Heart failure is common in patients with chronic kidney disease. We studied risk factors for incident heart failure among 3557 participants in the CRIC (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort) Study. METHODS ...
Counterfactual Plausibility and Comparative Similarity.
(Cognitive science, 2017-05)
Counterfactual thinking involves imagining hypothetical alternatives to reality. Philosopher David Lewis (1973, 1979) argued that people estimate the subjective plausibility that a counterfactual event might have occurred ...
Population-based biobank participants' preferences for receiving genetic test results.
(Journal of human genetics, 2017-12)
There are ongoing debates on issues relating to returning individual research results (IRRs) and incidental findings (IFs) generated by genetic research in population-based biobanks. To understand how to appropriately return ...
Development of a clinical trials version of the Impact of Weight on Quality of Life-Lite questionnaire (IWQOL-Lite Clinical Trials Version): results from two qualitative studies.
(Clinical obesity, 2017-10)
Existing measures of health-related quality of life and patient functioning in obesity, such as the Impact of Weight on Quality of Life-Lite (IWQOL-Lite) questionnaire, lack the developmental rigour required by the Food ...
Taking tests in the magnet: Brain mapping standardized tests.
(Human brain mapping, 2017-11)
Standardized psychometric tests are sophisticated, well-developed, and consequential instruments; test outcomes are taken as facts about people that impact their lives in important ways. As part of an initial demonstration ...
A pilot investigation of audiovisual processing and multisensory integration in patients with inherited retinal dystrophies.
(BMC ophthalmology, 2017-12-07)
In this study, we examined audiovisual (AV) processing in normal and visually impaired individuals who exhibit partial loss of vision due to inherited retinal dystrophies (IRDs).Two groups were analyzed for this pilot study: ...