Πέμπτη, 27 Φεβρουαρίου 2020

Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com, Telephone consultation 11855 int 1193,

Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Massachusetts Medical Society: New England Journal of Medicine: Table of ContentsThe Affordable Care Act at 10 Years — Payment and Delivery System ReformsNew England Journal of Medicine, Ahead of Print.Massachusetts Medical Society: New England Journal of Medicine: Table of ContentsWed Feb 26, 2020 12:00Nivolumab plus Ipilimumab in Non–Small-Cell Lung CancerNew England Journal of Medicine, Volume 382, Issue 9, Page 874-875, February 2020.Massachusetts Medical Society: New England Journal of Medicine:...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Head and NeckDefining research priorities in dystonia.Related ArticlesDefining research priorities in dystonia. Neurology. 2020 Feb 25;: Authors: Lungu C, Ozelius L, Standaert D, Hallett M, Sieber BA, Swanson-Fisher C, Berman BD, Calakos N, Moore JC, Perlmutter JS, Pirio Richardson SE, Saunders-Pullman R, Scheinfeldt L, Sharma N, Sillitoe R, Simonyan K, Starr PA, Taylor A, Vitek J, participants and organizers of the NINDS Workshop on Research Priorities in Dystonia Abstract OBJECTIVE: Dystonia is...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 pubmed: cell cycle arrestSilencing of HOXB9 suppresses cellular proliferation, angiogenesis, migration and invasion of prostate cancer cells.Related ArticlesSilencing of HOXB9 suppresses cellular proliferation, angiogenesis, migration and invasion of prostate cancer cells. J Biosci. 2020;45: Authors: Xu H, Wu S, Shen X, Wu D, Qin Z, Wang H, Chen X, Sun X Abstract The Homeobox B9 (HOXB9) is a homeodomain-containing transcription factor that participates in the progression of various malignancies....
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Rare CancersParaganglioma of the Lumbar Spine: A case report and literature review.Related ArticlesParaganglioma of the Lumbar Spine: A case report and literature review. Neurochirurgie. 2019 Dec;65(6):387-392 Authors: Honeyman SI, Warr W, Curran OE, Demetriades AK Abstract INTRODUCTION: Lumbar paragangliomas are rare, vascular, neuroendocrine tumors. They are notoriously difficult to diagnose radiologically and can prove challenging to manage intraoperatively, if capable of catecholamine secretion....
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Clinical Neurology and NeurosurgeryNext-Generation Sequencing of Cerebrospinal Fluid for the Diagnosis of NeurocysticercosisPublication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: Clinical Neurology and NeurosurgeryAuthor(s): Xiaofei Fei, Chaoyang Li, Yun Zhang, Hongya Zhang, Xuewu Liu, Xinchao Ji, Yajun Shi, Na Liu, Mengli Wu, Fang Du, Yining Yang, Wen Dai, TingTing Liu, Ying He, Ting Bian, Huimin Zhou, Xingyue An, Zheng Cai, Jian Shi, Guodong FengClinical Neurology and NeurosurgeryThu Feb 27,...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain) Society for Analytical Chemistry Society of Public Analysts (Great Britain)Fluorescence chemosensing of meldonium using a cross-reactive sensor arrayAnalyst, 2020, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/D0AN00209G, PaperErgin Yalcin, Cem Erkmen, Tuğba Taşkın-Tok, Mehmet Gokhan CaglayanIn this paper, we report a fluorescence sensor array approach for the urinary detection of a prohibited substance in sport, meldonium. Four chemosensors with ethidium bromide scaffold...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Dysphagia - Rehabilitation[Effect of electronic moxibustion on activity of parapharyngeal wall in patients with achalasia of cricopharyngeus muscle after stroke based on musculoskeletal ultrasound].Related Articles[Effect of electronic moxibustion on activity of parapharyngeal wall in patients with achalasia of cricopharyngeus muscle after stroke based on musculoskeletal ultrasound]. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2020 Feb 12;40(2):119-22 Authors: Ruan CL, Lin ZH, Huang M, Chen RL Abstract OBJECTIVE: To observe...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Allergy and Clinical ImmunologyCommon fibrin deposition and tissue plasminogen activator downregulation in nasal polyps with distinct inflammatory endotypesPublication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: Journal of Allergy and Clinical ImmunologyAuthor(s): Cai-Ling Chen, Yin Yao, Li Pan, Si-Tao Hu, Jin Ma, Zhi-Chao Wang, Robert C. Kern, Robert P. Schleimer, Zheng LiuAllergy and Clinical ImmunologyThu Feb 27, 2020 14:18IL-4 Enhances Interferon Production by Virus-Infected Human Mast CellsPublication...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Institut de veille sanitaire (France) Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (Great Britain) European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control,http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/eutils/erss.cgi?rssAuthor's correction for Euro Surveill. 2020;25(4).Related ArticlesAuthor's correction for Euro Surveill. 2020;25(4). Euro Surveill. 2020 Feb;25(7): Authors: Eurosurveillance Editorial Team PMID: 32098643 [PubMed - in process]Institut de veille sanitaire (France) Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Journal of BiophotonicsIs oblique scanning laser ophthalmoscope (oSLO) applicable to human ocular optics? A feasibility study using an eye model for volumetric imagingAbstract Oblique scanning laser ophthalmoscopy (oSLO) is a novel imaging modality to provide volumetric retinal imaging without depth sectioning over a large field of view (FOV). It has been successfully demonstrated in vivo in rodent eyes for volumetric fluorescein angiography (vFA). However, engineering oSLO for human retinal imaging...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
09:08
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Wiley: Clinical Otolaryngology: Table of ContentsIs Empirical Treatment a Reasonable Strategy for Laryngopharyngeal Reflux? A Contemporary ReviewAbstract Background Diagnosis and treatment of presumed laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) remains controversial. Empiric medication trials remain widespread for suspected LPR despite emerging evidence against proton pump inhibitor (PPI) safety and for pepsin as a mediator of LPR symptoms. Ongoing concerns exist related to inaccurate diagnosis, the cost and...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
09:07
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 SAGE Publications: Journal of Investigative Medicine High Impact Case Reports: Table of ContentsA Newly Discovered Genetic Disorder Associated With Life-Threatening Aortic Disease in a 6-Year-Old BoyJournal of Investigative Medicine High Impact Case Reports, Volume 8, Issue , January-December 2020. Aortic aneurysms in children are rare and when present are usually caused by a connective tissue disorder. In this article, we present a case of multiple aortic aneurysms in an adolescent with a novel...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
09:06
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 ScienceDirect Publication: Medical HypothesesMultiple sclerosis is a systemic venous vasculopathy: a single unifying mechanismPublication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: Medical HypothesesAuthor(s): Anish Kapadia, Adam A. DmytriwScienceDirect Publication: Medical HypothesesThu Feb 27, 2020 18:12From IBS to ME - The Dysbiotic March HypothesisPublication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: Medical HypothesesAuthor(s): Arnold Berstad, Olav Hauso, Ketil Berstad, Johanna E.R....
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryRe: Oncological benefits of postoperative radiotherapy in node-negative early stage cancer of the oral cavity with isolated perineural invasionPublication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryAuthor(s): S. ThiagarajanBritish Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryThu Feb 27, 2020 19:00Variations in the aftercare of facial wounds: a survey of maxillofacial cliniciansPublication date: Available...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
09:05
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Επιστημονικές Εξελίξεις – ygeiamou | Το αξιόπιστο site για την Υγεία, τη Διατροφή και την ΕυεξίαΚαρκίνος ουροδόχου κύστης: Τεστ επιτρέπει τη διάγνωση 10 χρόνια νωρίτεραO καρκίνος της ουροδόχου κύστης αποτελεί πρόκληση για την επιστημονική κοινότητα, η οποία δεν είχε έως πρότινος καταφέρει να σημειώσει πρόοδο σε σχέση με τον χρόνο διάγνωσης, με την πλειοψηφία των περιπτώσεων να διαγιγνώσκεται σε προχωρημένο στάδιο. Μια έγκαιρη διάγνωση θα μπορούσε να εξασφαλίσει ένα ποσοστό επιβίωσης 90% για τους...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 JoVE: Journal of Visualized ExperimentsLarvaSPA, A Method for Mounting Drosophila Larva for Long-Term Time-Lapse ImagingThis protocol describes a method for mounting Drosophila larvae to achieve longer than 10 h of uninterrupted time-lapse imaging in intact live animals. This method can be used to image many biological processes close to the larval body wall.JoVE: Journal of Visualized ExperimentsThu Feb 27, 2020 21:00Simultaneous Affinity Enrichment of Two Post-Translational Modifications for Quantification...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Science: Current IssueMaternal gut microbiota in pregnancy influences offspring metabolic phenotype in miceAntibiotics and dietary habits can affect the gut microbial community, thus influencing disease susceptibility. Although the effect of microbiota on the postnatal environment has been well documented, much less is known regarding the impact of gut microbiota at the embryonic stage. Here we show that maternal microbiota shapes the metabolic system of offspring in mice. During pregnancy, short-chain...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryIdentification of a potential target for treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue: follistatinSquamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the tongue is the most common oral cancer. Because of the tongue's frequent movement, abundant lymphatic drainage, and rich blood supply, the SCC is prone to regional lymph nodes and distant metastases, and its prognosis is worse than that of the other oral cancers.1 In addition, because of its special location, it and its secondary...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
09:01
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 The New England Journal of Medicine: Cancer, GeneticsTumor Microenvironment, Metabolism, and ImmunotherapyTumor growth is supported by oncogene-driven metabolic activities that allow cancer cells to take up nutrients, build macromolecules, and proliferate. A long-standing goal of cancer research has been to deprive tumors of the nutrients that supply the anabolic metabolism that promotes their growth.…The New England Journal of Medicine: Cancer, GeneticsThu Feb 27, 2020 02:00Mark above section as...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Case Reports in MedicineEzetimibe: An Unusual Suspect in AngioedemaWe describe a case of new onset angioedema likely due to Ezetimibe therapy in an elderly patient with a prior history of drug-induced bradykinin reactions who had been on the medication for multiple years. This is the second reported incidence of Ezetimibe-associated angioedema in literature. A 90-year-old African American female presented with angioedema of the face and oral mucosa with associated difficulty speaking developing...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 Applied and Industrial MicrobiologyA candidate probiotic strain of Enterococcus faecium from the intestine of the crucian carp Carassius auratusIn the present study, a Gram-positive bacterium was isolated from the intestine of healthy crucian carp Carassius auratus and named strain R8. It was initially identified as Enterococcus faecium according to its ...Applied and Industrial MicrobiologyThu Feb 27, 2020 02:00Mark above section as read Surgical and Radiologic AnatomyCavernous sinus and abducens...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 NutrientsNutrients, Vol. 12, Pages 633: Adjusting Haemoglobin Values for Altitude Maximizes Combined Sensitivity and Specificity to Detect Iron Deficiency among Women of Reproductive Age in Johannesburg, South AfricaNutrients, Vol. 12, Pages 633: Adjusting Haemoglobin Values for Altitude Maximizes Combined Sensitivity and Specificity to Detect Iron Deficiency among Women of Reproductive Age in Johannesburg, South Africa Nutrients doi: 10.3390/nu12030633 Authors: Takana Mary Silubonde Jeannine Baumgartner...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 MicroorganismsMicroorganisms, Vol. 8, Pages 332: Antibacterial Effectiveness of Fecal Water and in Vitro Activity of a Multi-Strain Probiotic Formulation against Multi-Drug Resistant MicroorganismsMicroorganisms, Vol. 8, Pages 332: Antibacterial Effectiveness of Fecal Water and in Vitro Activity of a Multi-Strain Probiotic Formulation against Multi-Drug Resistant Microorganisms Microorganisms doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8030332 Authors: Alessandra Oliva Maria Claudia Miele Massimiliano De De Angelis...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 International Journal of Molecular SciencesIJMS, Vol. 21, Pages 1625: Metabolic and Redox Signaling of the Nucleoredoxin-Like-1 Gene for the Treatment of Genetic Retinal DiseasesIJMS, Vol. 21, Pages 1625: Metabolic and Redox Signaling of the Nucleoredoxin-Like-1 Gene for the Treatment of Genetic Retinal Diseases International Journal of Molecular Sciences doi: 10.3390/ijms21051625 Authors: Emmanuelle Clérin Myriam Marussig José-Alain Sahel Thierry Léveillard The loss of cone photoreceptor function...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 International Journal of Molecular SciencesIJMS, Vol. 21, Pages 1625: Metabolic and Redox Signaling of the Nucleoredoxin-Like-1 Gene for the Treatment of Genetic Retinal DiseasesIJMS, Vol. 21, Pages 1625: Metabolic and Redox Signaling of the Nucleoredoxin-Like-1 Gene for the Treatment of Genetic Retinal Diseases International Journal of Molecular Sciences doi: 10.3390/ijms21051625 Authors: Emmanuelle Clérin Myriam Marussig José-Alain Sahel Thierry Léveillard The loss of cone photoreceptor function...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public HealthIJERPH, Vol. 17, Pages 1544: External Validation of the 'PHYT in Dementia', a Theoretical Model Promoting Physical Activity in People with DementiaIJERPH, Vol. 17, Pages 1544: External Validation of the 'PHYT in Dementia', a Theoretical Model Promoting Physical Activity in People with Dementia International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph17051544 Authors: Claudio Di Lorito Alessandro Bosco Kristian...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 AntibioticsAntibiotics, Vol. 9, Pages 100: Biogenic Gold Nanoparticles as Potent Antibacterial and Antibiofilm Nano-Antibiotics against Pseudomonas aeruginosaAntibiotics, Vol. 9, Pages 100: Biogenic Gold Nanoparticles as Potent Antibacterial and Antibiofilm Nano-Antibiotics against Pseudomonas aeruginosaAntibiotics doi: 10.3390/antibiotics9030100Authors: Ali Ansari Alzohairy Alomary AlYahya Jalal Khan Asiri Ahmad Mahdi El-Sherbeeny El-MeligyAbstract: Plant-based synthesis of eco-friendly nanoparticles...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
08:53
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com,
 MedWorm Allergy & Immunology NewsAge-Specific Incidence of Allergic and Non-Allergic Asthma Age-Specific Incidence of Allergic and Non-Allergic AsthmaA new study looks at the incidence of asthma among children and adults by evaluating age at onset and the role of childhood allergies.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social media account. 100% free.MedWorm Allergy...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
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Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com, Telephone consultation 11855 int 1193,
 Αλέξανδρος Γ. ΣφακιανάκηςMedicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis,Anapafseos 5 Agios Nikolaos 72100 Crete Greece,00302841026182,00306932607174,alsfakia@gmail.com, PeerJ Computer ScienceTall Pinus luzmariae trees with genes from P. herreraeContext Pinus herrerae and P. luzmariae are endemic to western Mexico, where they cover an area of more than 1 million hectares. Pinus herrerae is also cultivated in field trials in South Africa and South America, because of its considerable economic importance as...
Αλέξανδρος Γ. Σφακιανάκης
Thu Feb 27, 2020 09:45
Real‐time near‐infrared fluorescence imaging mediated by blue dye in breast cancer patients
Real‐time near‐infrared fluorescence imaging mediated by blue dye in breast cancer patients: AbstractBackgroundNear‐infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging has recently been introduced to the sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping because of the benefits of the SLN biopsy, such as providing real‐time and high‐resolution optical guidance. Methylene blue is available and less expensive as an SLN mapping tracer. Our study aims to identify SLN through the NIR fluorescence imaging system mediated by blue dye.MethodsEarly‐stage...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Identifying challenges to implementation of clinical practice guidelines for sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with melanoma in Australia: protocol paper for a mixed methods study
Identifying challenges to implementation of clinical practice guidelines for sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with melanoma in Australia: protocol paper for a mixed methods study: IntroductionSentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is a diagnostic procedure developed in the 1990s. It is currently used to stage patients with primary cutaneous melanoma, provide prognostic information and guide management. The Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines state that SLNB should be considered for patients...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Blaschkoid lichen planus occurring in childhood systemic lupus erythematosus
Blaschkoid lichen planus occurring in childhood systemic lupus erythematosus: AbstractLupus erythematosus‐lichen planus (LE‐LP) overlap syndrome represents a rare disorder with clinical and histopathological features of both lichen planus and lupus erythematosus presenting in the same lesions. However, lichen planus and lupus erythematosus can also coexist in the same patient. Blaschkoid lichen planus in the setting of concurrent childhood‐onset systemic lupus erythematosus has not been previously...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Deep forehead lipomas in children—A series and review
Deep forehead lipomas in children—A series and review: AbstractDeep forehead lipomas are rare in children and may be confused with other more concerning soft tissue masses. We describe four children with deep forehead lipomas, diagnosed between 2 months and 1 year of age, three of them congenital. Notable findings included association with intracranial lipoma and seizures in one patient and the development of marked alopecia overlying the lipoma in another. While deep forehead lipomas may become...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Hypergammaglobulinemic purpura of Waldenström in children
Hypergammaglobulinemic purpura of Waldenström in children: AbstractBackgroundHypergammaglobulinemic purpura of Waldenström (HGPW), a rare cutaneous eruption characterized by the triad of recurrent episodes of lower extremity petechiae, symptoms of stinging and burning, and lower extremity edema, is poorly described in children. Some children have been reported to follow a benign course, while others are eventually diagnosed with fulminant rheumatologic disease.ObjectivesTo determine the distinguishing...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Psychotropic Drug-Associated Pneumonia in Older Adults
Psychotropic Drug-Associated Pneumonia in Older Adults: AbstractThe use of psychotropic drugs (antipsychotics, benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-related drugs, and antidepressants) is common, with a prevalence estimates range of 19–29% among community dwelling older adults. These drugs are often prescribed for off-label use, including neuropsychiatric symptoms. The older adult population also has high rates of pneumonia and some of these cases may be associated with adverse drug events. In this...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Benzodiazepine Prescribing in People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Clinical Considerations
Benzodiazepine Prescribing in People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Clinical Considerations: AbstractBenzodiazepines, available clinically for almost six decades, are still one of the most widely prescribed classes of medication. The proportion of the population prescribed benzodiazepines increases with age, and harms also increase with age. The prevalence of prescribing in people > 85 years of age is as high as one in three, including in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Old weapon, new target: Dasatinib against angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma
Old weapon, new target: Dasatinib against angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma: (University of Tsukuba) Researchers from the University of Tsukuba have shown by in vivo experimentation on a mouse model that angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma is highly dependent on T-Cell Receptor Signaling. Further trials also suggest that dasatinib, by targeting the TCR pathway, improved outcomes in both the mouse model and in a clinical trial of five patients who relapsed or were refractory to conventional therapy...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Nutritional outcomes after radiotherapy target volume reduction for nasopharyngeal cancer: a Phase III trial
Nutritional outcomes after radiotherapy target volume reduction for nasopharyngeal cancer: a Phase III trial: Future Oncology, Ahead of Print. Aim: This study aimed to assess the nutritional status of patients with locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal cancer, for whom intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) was planned using their pre- or post-induction chemotherapy (IC) nasopharyngeal gross tumor volume. Materials & methods: Two-hundred twelve cases of stage III–IVb nasopharyngeal cancer were...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Microbiota as Predictor of Mortality in Allogeneic Hematopoietic-Cell Transplantation
Microbiota as Predictor of Mortality in Allogeneic Hematopoietic-Cell Transplantation: Allogeneic hematopoietic-cell transplantation is a curative therapy for hematologic cancers in which a patient receives a cytotoxic conditioning regimen followed by infusion of hematopoietic precursor cells from a donor matched for major histocompatibility antigens. Complications such as…
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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A candidate probiotic strain of Enterococcus faecium from the intestine of the crucian carp Carassius auratus
A candidate probiotic strain of Enterococcus faecium from the intestine of the crucian carp Carassius auratus: In the present study, a Gram-positive bacterium was isolated from the intestine of healthy crucian carp Carassius auratus and named strain R8. It was initially identified as Enterococcus faecium according to its ...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Medical Treatment of Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Medical Treatment of Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Neoplasms: Horm Metab ResDOI: 10.1055/a-1110-7251Neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) are rare tumours that arise mainly in the gastrointestinal or pulmonary system. Most NENs are well-differentiated and may obtain prolonged survival besides the presence of metastatic disease; however, a subset (poorly differentiated NENs) may display a truly ...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Impact of corticosteroid treatment on clinical outcomes of influenza-associated ARDS: a nationwide multicenter study
Impact of corticosteroid treatment on clinical outcomes of influenza-associated ARDS: a nationwide multicenter study: Corticosteroid treatment has been widely used in the treatment of septic shock, influenza, and ARDS, although some previous studies discourage its use in severe influenza patients. This multicenter retrospecti...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Prevent action of magnoflorine with hyaluronic acid gel from cartilage degeneration in anterior cruciate ligament transection induced osteoarthritis
Prevent action of magnoflorine with hyaluronic acid gel from cartilage degeneration in anterior cruciate ligament transection induced osteoarthritis: Publication date: June 2020Source: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Volume 126Author(s): Zhe Cai, Ming Hong, Lei Xu, Kedi Yang, Chentian Li, Tianhao Sun, Yu Feng, Huasong Zeng, William Weijia Lu, Kwong-Yuen Chiu
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Neuroprotective effects of saffron on the late cerebral ischemia injury through inhibiting astrogliosis and glial scar formation in rats
Neuroprotective effects of saffron on the late cerebral ischemia injury through inhibiting astrogliosis and glial scar formation in rats: Publication date: June 2020Source: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Volume 126Author(s): Kai Zhong, Rou-Xin Wang, Xiao-Dong Qian, Ping Yu, Xin-Ying Zhu, Qi Zhang, Yi-Lu Ye
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Coordination of tongue pressure production, hyoid movement, and suprahyoid muscle activity during squeezing of gels.
Coordination of tongue pressure production, hyoid movement, and suprahyoid muscle activity during squeezing of gels.: Related ArticlesCoordination of tongue pressure production, hyoid movement, and suprahyoid muscle activity during squeezing of gels.Arch Oral Biol. 2020 Mar;111:104631Authors: Murakami K, Hori K, Minagi Y, Uehara F, Salazar SE, Ishihara S, Nakauma M, Funami T, Ikebe K, Maeda Y, Ono TAbstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate tongue movement and its biomechanical...
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[Effect of electronic moxibustion on activity of parapharyngeal wall in patients with achalasia of cricopharyngeus muscle after stroke based on musculoskeletal ultrasound].
[Effect of electronic moxibustion on activity of parapharyngeal wall in patients with achalasia of cricopharyngeus muscle after stroke based on musculoskeletal ultrasound].: Related Articles[Effect of electronic moxibustion on activity of parapharyngeal wall in patients with achalasia of cricopharyngeus muscle after stroke based on musculoskeletal ultrasound].Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2020 Feb 12;40(2):119-22Authors: Ruan CL, Lin ZH, Huang M, Chen RLAbstract OBJECTIVE: To observe the clinical effect...
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Adverse reaction to local anaesthetics: is it always allergy?
Adverse reaction to local anaesthetics: is it always allergy?: AbstractLocal anaesthetics (LA) are commonly used into daily clinical practice for many operational procedures (in both primary care and dentistry and across all hospital specializations).The literature reports few and controversial data on the prevalence of IgE‐mediated allergic reactions to LA, as adverse reactions are common and may simulate a hypersensitivity reaction. The real incidence of allergic reactions to LAs is reported to...
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Repertoire of peripheral T cells in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma
Repertoire of peripheral T cells in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma: AbstractBackgroundThe establishment of adaptive immune responses to neoplasms involves not only the tumour tissue but also the peripheral blood. We aimed to conduct a preliminary exploration to understand the immune response of T lymphocytes of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC‐Ts) in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC).MethodsA total of 103 blood samples from OSCC patients and 18 blood samples from healthy donors...
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What is the optimal timing for implant placement in oral cancer patients? A scoping literature review
What is the optimal timing for implant placement in oral cancer patients? A scoping literature review: AbstractBackgroundOral cancer patients can benefit from dental implant placement. Traditionally implants are placed after completing oncologic treatment (secondary implant placement). Implant placement during ablative surgery (primary placement) in oral cancer patients seems beneficial in terms of early start of oral rehabilitation and limiting additional surgical interventions. Guidelines on the...
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Inflammatory Mediators in Saliva and Gingival Fluid in Children with Congenital Heart Defect
Inflammatory Mediators in Saliva and Gingival Fluid in Children with Congenital Heart Defect: AbstractObjectives1) To compare levels of pro‐ and anti‐inflammatory mediators in saliva and gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) in children with and without congenital heart defects (CHD), and to test if a systemic component exists in CHD children by controlling for gingivitis and plaque scores.2) To correlate the levels of pro‐ and anti‐inflammatory mediators in GCF and saliva with plaque bacterial composition...
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Banded versus modified appliances for anchorage during maxillary protraction
Banded versus modified appliances for anchorage during maxillary protraction: AbstractIntroductionThe aim of this study was to compare banded versus modified appliances for anchorage during maxillary protraction in Class III malocclusions.Patients and methodsThe sample size consisted of 40 growing patients with Class III maxillary deficiency: 20 patients received maxillary protraction with a modified appliance and 20 patients with a banded appliance. Pre- and posttreatment cephalometric radiographs...
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Postoperative delirium after reconstructive surgery for oral tumor: a retrospective clinical study
Postoperative delirium after reconstructive surgery for oral tumor: a retrospective clinical study: The aim of this study was to perform a statistical evaluation of the risk factors for postoperative delirium after oral tumor resection and reconstructive surgery. The records of 69 consecutive patients who underwent major head and neck tumor resection and reconstructive surgery, and who received postoperative management in the high care unit (HCU) or intensive care unit (ICU) of Tsukuba University...
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Maxillomandibular advancement for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome: a long-term follow-up
Maxillomandibular advancement for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome: a long-term follow-up: Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS), which is characterised by repetitive episodes of pharyngeal collapse during sleep, is gaining much attention because of the important deleterious consequences it might have on the patient's health. We therefore organised a retrospective longitudinal study to report the long-term follow-up of maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) as a treatment for OSAS....
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Maintaining the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) and inguinal ligament attachment in harvesting the vascularised iliac crest free flap with internal oblique
Maintaining the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) and inguinal ligament attachment in harvesting the vascularised iliac crest free flap with internal oblique: When I read the method of the above paper in detail it seemed likely that the ASIS would be included for <9cm and >9cm bone lengths as described by Taylor1 although this was not clearly stated. As a result I was not surprised that the pain score for longer defects was higher (6.71 v 4.64, p value not included, Table 1), the time to...
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Density of the mandibular ramus (cancellous:cortical bone volume ratio) as a predictor of the lingual fracture pattern in bilateral sagittal split osteotomy
Density of the mandibular ramus (cancellous:cortical bone volume ratio) as a predictor of the lingual fracture pattern in bilateral sagittal split osteotomy: The aim of this retrospective cohort study was to evaluate the relative amount of cancellous bone in the mandibular ramus as a predictor of lingual fracture patterns after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO). The study including 78 consecutive patients (156 osteotomy sites). In preoperative cone-beam computed tomographic (CT) scans, the...
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Identification of a potential target for treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue: follistatin
Identification of a potential target for treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue: follistatin: Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the tongue is the most common oral cancer. Because of the tongue's frequent movement, abundant lymphatic drainage, and rich blood supply, the SCC is prone to regional lymph nodes and distant metastases, and its prognosis is worse than that of the other oral cancers.1 In addition, because of its special location, it and its secondary tissue defect postperatively...
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Characteristics of neutrophil extracellular traps in patients with periodontitis and gingivitis
Characteristics of neutrophil extracellular traps in patients with periodontitis and gingivitis: Abstract We sought to compare the characteristics and clinical significance of neutrophil extracellular traps in gingival samples from patients with periodontitis and those with gingivitis. The clinical indexes of gingival samples from patients with periodontitis and gingivitis were measured; the expression of TNF-alpha and IL-8 was measured by real-time fluorescent quantitative PCR; and the expression...
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The effectiveness of olopatadine hydrochloride eye drops for allergic conjunctivitis: Protocol for a systematic review.
The effectiveness of olopatadine hydrochloride eye drops for allergic conjunctivitis: Protocol for a systematic review.: Related ArticlesThe effectiveness of olopatadine hydrochloride eye drops for allergic conjunctivitis: Protocol for a systematic review.Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Feb;99(7):e18618Authors: Zi Y, Deng Y, Ji M, Qin Y, Nong L, Liu Z, Jin MAbstract BACKGROUND: Allergic conjunctivitis (AC) is a multifactorial and common type of ocular surface disease that affects many people....
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Transcriptomic and epigenetic regulation of hair cell regeneration in the mouse utricle and its potentiation by Atoh1.
Transcriptomic and epigenetic regulation of hair cell regeneration in the mouse utricle and its potentiation by Atoh1.: Related ArticlesTranscriptomic and epigenetic regulation of hair cell regeneration in the mouse utricle and its potentiation by Atoh1.Elife. 2019 04 29;8:Authors: Jen HI, Hill MC, Tao L, Sheng K, Cao W, Zhang H, Yu HV, Llamas J, Zong C, Martin JF, Segil N, Groves AKAbstract The mammalian cochlea loses its ability to regenerate new hair cells prior to the onset of hearing....
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Evaluation of video compression methods for cone-beam computerized tomography.
Evaluation of video compression methods for cone-beam computerized tomography.: Related ArticlesEvaluation of video compression methods for cone-beam computerized tomography.J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2019 Sep;20(9):114-121Authors: Yan H, Li Y, Dai JAbstract PURPOSE: Cone-beam computerized tomography (CBCT) is routinely performed for verification of patient position in radiotherapy. It produced a large amount of data which require a method to compress them for efficient storage. In this study...
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Recurrence of linear basal cell carcinoma.
Recurrence of linear basal cell carcinoma.: Related ArticlesRecurrence of linear basal cell carcinoma.Cutis. 2019 Aug;104(2):114-116Authors: Ward JM, Russell MAbstract Linear basal cell carcinoma (LBCC) is a rare morphologic variant of basal cell carcinoma. We report a case of a patient with a recurrent linear lesion on the supraclavicular neck with prior repeated mild trauma to the area. The patient was diagnosed with recurrent LBCC after a prior excision of an LBCC in the same area. A...
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Peripheral dentinogenic ghost cell tumor of the ethmoid sinus: A case report.
Peripheral dentinogenic ghost cell tumor of the ethmoid sinus: A case report.: Related ArticlesPeripheral dentinogenic ghost cell tumor of the ethmoid sinus: A case report.Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Jan;99(3):e18896Authors: Liu G, Li JN, Liu FAbstract RATIONALE: The dentinogenic ghost cell tumor (DGCT), a locally invasive benign neoplasm, is one of the rarest odontogenic tumors, usually developing in the maxilla or mandible. It can be classified into 2 types: intraosseous (central) and extraosseous...
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Natural History and Management of Familial Paraganglioma Syndrome Type 1: Long-Term Data from a Large Family.
Natural History and Management of Familial Paraganglioma Syndrome Type 1: Long-Term Data from a Large Family.: Related ArticlesNatural History and Management of Familial Paraganglioma Syndrome Type 1: Long-Term Data from a Large Family.J Clin Med. 2020 Feb 21;9(2):Authors: Puliani G, Sesti F, Feola T, Di Leo N, Polti G, Verrico M, Modica R, Colao A, Lenzi A, Isidori AM, Cantisani V, Giannetta E, Faggiano AAbstract Head and neck paragangliomas are the most common clinical features of familial...
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Molecular Diagnostics in Human Papillomavirus-Related Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Molecular Diagnostics in Human Papillomavirus-Related Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.: Related ArticlesMolecular Diagnostics in Human Papillomavirus-Related Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.Cells. 2020 Feb 22;9(2):Authors: Wai KC, Strohl MP, van Zante A, Ha PKAbstract The incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related head and neck squamous cell carcinoma continues to increase. Accurate diagnosis of the HPV status of a tumor is vital, as HPV+ versus HPV- tumors represent two...
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Small Molecule Binds with Lymphocyte Antigen 6K to Induce Cancer Cell Death.
Small Molecule Binds with Lymphocyte Antigen 6K to Induce Cancer Cell Death.: Related ArticlesSmall Molecule Binds with Lymphocyte Antigen 6K to Induce Cancer Cell Death.Cancers (Basel). 2020 Feb 22;12(2):Authors: Benti S, Tiwari PB, Goodlett DW, Daneshian L, Kern GB, Smith MD, Uren A, Chruszcz M, Shimizu LS, Upadhyay GAbstract Elevated gene expression of Lymphocyte antigen 6K (LY6K) in cancer cells is associated with poor survival outcomes in multiple different cancer types including cervical,...
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Usefulness of Hybrid PET/MRI in Clinical Evaluation of Head and Neck Cancer Patients.
Usefulness of Hybrid PET/MRI in Clinical Evaluation of Head and Neck Cancer Patients.: Related ArticlesUsefulness of Hybrid PET/MRI in Clinical Evaluation of Head and Neck Cancer Patients.Cancers (Basel). 2020 Feb 22;12(2):Authors: Samolyk-Kogaczewska N, Sierko E, Dziemianczyk-Pakiela D, Nowaszewska KB, Lukasik M, Reszec JAbstract (1) Background: The novel hybrid of positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance (PET/MR) examination has been introduced to clinical practice. The aim of our...
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Perioperative nasal and paranasal sinus considerations in transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary disease.
Perioperative nasal and paranasal sinus considerations in transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary disease.: Related ArticlesPerioperative nasal and paranasal sinus considerations in transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary disease.Br J Neurosurg. 2020 Feb 25;:1-7Authors: Caulley L, Uppaluri R, Dunn IFAbstract Endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery has emerged as the treatment modality of choice for a range of skull base lesions, particularly pituitary adenomas. However, navigation and manipulation...
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Incidence and malignant transformation of glottic precursor lesions in Denmark.
Incidence and malignant transformation of glottic precursor lesions in Denmark.: Related ArticlesIncidence and malignant transformation of glottic precursor lesions in Denmark.Acta Oncol. 2020 Feb 25;:1-7Authors: Sannino NJB, Mehlum CS, Grøntved ÅM, Kjaergaard T, Kiss K, Godballe C, Tvedskov JFAbstract Objectives: Glottic precursor lesion (GPL) is a well-known premalignant condition, but the existing knowledge of incidence and malignant potential is based on subpopulation studies. In this...
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Thyroid Cancer Incidence Trends in the United States: Association with Changes in Professional Guidelines' recommendations.
Thyroid Cancer Incidence Trends in the United States: Association with Changes in Professional Guidelines' recommendations.: Related ArticlesThyroid Cancer Incidence Trends in the United States: Association with Changes in Professional Guidelines' recommendations.Thyroid. 2020 Feb 26;:Authors: Pereira MM, Williams VL, Hallanger-Johnson JE, Valderrabano PAbstract Background Overdiagnosis is the leading factor contributing to the rapid increase in thyroid cancer incidence of the last decades....
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Nuocytes from mesenteric lymph node promote allergic responses in a mouse model.
Nuocytes from mesenteric lymph node promote allergic responses in a mouse model.: Related ArticlesNuocytes from mesenteric lymph node promote allergic responses in a mouse model.The nuocyte is a cell of the innate immune system that plays an important role in type 2 immune responses that are induced in response to helminth worm infection or in conditions such as asthma and atopic disease.Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Feb 12;:Authors: Lin L, Tang X, Chen Z, Wei J, Dai F, Sun GAbstract INTRODUCTION:...
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Daily Time of Radiation Treatment is Associated with Subsequent Oral Mucositis Severity during radiotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer Patients.
Daily Time of Radiation Treatment is Associated with Subsequent Oral Mucositis Severity during radiotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer Patients.: Related ArticlesDaily Time of Radiation Treatment is Associated with Subsequent Oral Mucositis Severity during radiotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer Patients.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 Feb 25;:Authors: Gu F, Farrugia MK, Duncan WD, Feng Y, Hutson AD, Schlecht NF, Repasky EA, Antoch MP, Miller A, Platek A, Platek ME, Iovoli AJ, Singh AKAbstract...
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Genipin Induces Autophagy and Suppresses Cell Growth of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma via PI3K/AKT/MTOR Pathway.
Genipin Induces Autophagy and Suppresses Cell Growth of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma via PI3K/AKT/MTOR Pathway.: Related ArticlesGenipin Induces Autophagy and Suppresses Cell Growth of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma via PI3K/AKT/MTOR Pathway.Drug Des Devel Ther. 2020;14:395-405Authors: Wei M, Wu Y, Liu H, Xie CAbstract Background: Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is a common malignant tumor of the head and neck, and it accounts for more than 90% of oral cancer. Due to high mortality, limitations...
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From Anemia to Erythropoietin Resistance in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Treatment: A Carousel Driven by Hypoxia.
From Anemia to Erythropoietin Resistance in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Treatment: A Carousel Driven by Hypoxia.: Related ArticlesFrom Anemia to Erythropoietin Resistance in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Treatment: A Carousel Driven by Hypoxia.Onco Targets Ther. 2020;13:841-851Authors: Lazzari G, Silvano GAbstract Anemia has been identified as a significant negative prognosticator in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT). Irrespective...
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Prognosis Value of Platelet Counts, Albumin and Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio of Locoregional Recurrence in Patients with Operable Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Prognosis Value of Platelet Counts, Albumin and Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio of Locoregional Recurrence in Patients with Operable Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.: Related ArticlesPrognosis Value of Platelet Counts, Albumin and Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio of Locoregional Recurrence in Patients with Operable Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.Cancer Manag Res. 2020;12:731-741Authors: Ye J, Liao B, Jiang X, Dong Z, Hu S, Liu Y, Xiao MAbstract Background: Peripheral blood inflammation...
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Successful Treatment of a Mixed Neuroendocrine-Nonneuroendocrine Neoplasm of the Colon with Metastases to the Thyroid Gland and Liver.
Successful Treatment of a Mixed Neuroendocrine-Nonneuroendocrine Neoplasm of the Colon with Metastases to the Thyroid Gland and Liver.: Related ArticlesSuccessful Treatment of a Mixed Neuroendocrine-Nonneuroendocrine Neoplasm of the Colon with Metastases to the Thyroid Gland and Liver.Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2020;2020:5927610Authors: Kanazawa Y, Kikuchi M, Imai Y, Katakami N, Kaihara S, Shinohara SAbstract Patients with mixed neuroendocrine-nonneuroendocrine neoplasms (MiNENs) of the colon...
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Drug hypersensitivity reactions in Asia: regional issues and challenges.
Drug hypersensitivity reactions in Asia: regional issues and challenges.: Related ArticlesDrug hypersensitivity reactions in Asia: regional issues and challenges.Asia Pac Allergy. 2020 Jan;10(1):e8Authors: Thong BY, Lucas M, Kang HR, Chang YS, Li PH, Tang MM, Yun J, Fok JS, Kim BK, Nagao M, Rengganis I, Tsai YG, Chung WH, Yamaguchi M, Rerkpattanapipat T, Kamchaisatian W, Leung TF, Yoon HJ, Zhang L, Latiff AHA, Fujisawa T, Thien F, Castells MC, Demoly P, Wang JY, Pawankar RAbstract There are...
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Asia Pacific Association of Allergy Asthma and Clinical Immunology White Paper 2020 on climate change, air pollution, and biodiversity in Asia-Pacific and impact on allergic diseases.
Asia Pacific Association of Allergy Asthma and Clinical Immunology White Paper 2020 on climate change, air pollution, and biodiversity in Asia-Pacific and impact on allergic diseases.: Related ArticlesAsia Pacific Association of Allergy Asthma and Clinical Immunology White Paper 2020 on climate change, air pollution, and biodiversity in Asia-Pacific and impact on allergic diseases.Asia Pac Allergy. 2020 Jan;10(1):e11Authors: Pawankar R, Wang JY, Wang IJ, Thien F, Chang YS, Latiff AHA, Fujisawa T,...
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Tumor control of cervical lymph node metastases of unknown primary origin: the impact of the radiotherapy target volume.
Tumor control of cervical lymph node metastases of unknown primary origin: the impact of the radiotherapy target volume.: Related ArticlesTumor control of cervical lymph node metastases of unknown primary origin: the impact of the radiotherapy target volume.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Feb 25;:Authors: Straetmans JMJAA, Stuut M, Wagemakers S, Hoebers F, Kaanders JHAM, Speel EJM, Melchers WJG, Slootweg P, Kremer B, Lacko M, Takes RPAbstract PURPOSE: Debate on the extent of treatment of...
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The vascularized fascia lata free flap: an anatomical study and clinical considerations.
The vascularized fascia lata free flap: an anatomical study and clinical considerations.: Related ArticlesThe vascularized fascia lata free flap: an anatomical study and clinical considerations.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Feb 25;:Authors: Janik S, Hirtler L, Traxler H, Weninger WJ, Seemann R, Erovic BMAbstract PURPOSE: Fascia lata (FL) is often used as fascial component of the anterolateral thigh (ALT) flap in head and neck reconstruction. No distinct data exist on whether the FL has...
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Integrin ανβ6 Protein Expression and Prognosis in Solid Tumors: A Meta-Analysis.
Integrin ανβ6 Protein Expression and Prognosis in Solid Tumors: A Meta-Analysis.: Related ArticlesIntegrin ανβ6 Protein Expression and Prognosis in Solid Tumors: A Meta-Analysis.Mol Diagn Ther. 2020 Feb 25;:Authors: Desnoyers A, González C, Pérez-Segura P, Pandiella A, Amir E, Ocaña AAbstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Integrins are a family of adhesion receptor proteins that provide signaling from the extracellular matrix to the cytoplasm. They have been associated with cancer by promoting...
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Salivary biomarkers in the context of gingival inflammation in children with cystic fibrosis.
Salivary biomarkers in the context of gingival inflammation in children with cystic fibrosis.: Related ArticlesSalivary biomarkers in the context of gingival inflammation in children with cystic fibrosis.J Periodontol. 2020 Feb 25;:Authors: Keles Yucel ZP, Silbereisen A, Emingil G, Tokgoz Y, Kose T, Sorsa T, Tsilingaridis G, Bostanci NAbstract BACKGROUND: Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a life-threatening chronic inflammatory disease in children due to respiratory complications. Saliva could serve...
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Down-regulation of anti-inflammatory TIPE2 may aggravate adenoidal hypertrophy in children.
Down-regulation of anti-inflammatory TIPE2 may aggravate adenoidal hypertrophy in children.: Related ArticlesDown-regulation of anti-inflammatory TIPE2 may aggravate adenoidal hypertrophy in children.FEBS Open Bio. 2020 Feb 25;:Authors: Gao K, Li Y, Yue Z, Han J, Zhou X, Wang XAbstract Adenoidal hypertrophy (AH) is a common disorder in the pediatric population, with common symptoms including mouth breathing, nasal congestion, hyponasal speech, snoring, and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Although...
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Sterile traumatic panniculitis in a captive Brent goose.
Sterile traumatic panniculitis in a captive Brent goose.: Related ArticlesSterile traumatic panniculitis in a captive Brent goose.J Vet Diagn Invest. 2020 Feb 26;:1040638720907586Authors: Benoit-Biancamano MO, Langlois IAbstract A captive, adult female Brent goose (Branta bernicla) with a history of severe feather picking by its mate, was presented with 0.5-2.5 cm skin nodules on the head and neck. Histologic examination revealed a well-delineated dermal mass that surrounded an intact feather...
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MiR-214 Mediates Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Through Targeting Both WWOX and PTEN.
MiR-214 Mediates Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Through Targeting Both WWOX and PTEN.: Related ArticlesMiR-214 Mediates Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Through Targeting Both WWOX and PTEN.Cancer Biother Radiopharm. 2020 Feb 26;:Authors: Han JB, Huang ML, Li F, Yang R, Chen SM, Tao ZZAbstract Background: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) was highly prevalent with poor prognosis among the patients. MiR-214 reported as an important NPC...
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Biallelic TANGO1 mutations cause a novel syndromal disease due to hampered cellular collagen secretion.
Biallelic TANGO1 mutations cause a novel syndromal disease due to hampered cellular collagen secretion.: Related ArticlesBiallelic TANGO1 mutations cause a novel syndromal disease due to hampered cellular collagen secretion.Elife. 2020 Feb 26;9:Authors: Lekszas C, Foresti O, Raote I, Lietdke D, König EM, Nanda I, Vona B, De Coster P, Cauwels R, Malhotra V, Haaf TAbstract The transport and Golgi organization 1 (TANGO1) proteins play pivotal roles in the secretory pathway. Full length TANGO1...
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Risk factors for human papillomavirus-positive nonoropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
Risk factors for human papillomavirus-positive nonoropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.: Related ArticlesRisk factors for human papillomavirus-positive nonoropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.Head Neck. 2020 Feb 26;:Authors: Windon MJ, D'Souza G, Waterboer T, Rooper L, Westra WH, Troy T, Pardoll D, Tan M, Yavvari S, Kiess AP, Miles B, Mydlarz WK, Ha PK, Bender N, Eisele DW, Fakhry CAbstract BACKGROUND: Human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal cancer (HPV-OPC) is distinct from HPV-unassociated...
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Oral squamous cell carcinoma involving the maxillae: Factors affecting local recurrence and the value of salvage treatment for overall survival.
Oral squamous cell carcinoma involving the maxillae: Factors affecting local recurrence and the value of salvage treatment for overall survival.: Related ArticlesOral squamous cell carcinoma involving the maxillae: Factors affecting local recurrence and the value of salvage treatment for overall survival.Head Neck. 2020 Feb 26;:Authors: Slieker FJB, de Bree R, Van Cann EMAbstract OBJECTIVE: To determine factors associated with local recurrence (LR) of oral squamous cell carcinoma involving...
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Scarless Neck Feminization: Transoral Transvestibular Approach Chondrolaryngoplasty.
Scarless Neck Feminization: Transoral Transvestibular Approach Chondrolaryngoplasty.: Related ArticlesScarless Neck Feminization: Transoral Transvestibular Approach Chondrolaryngoplasty.Facial Plast Surg Aesthet Med. 2020 Feb 26;:Authors: Khafif A, Shoffel-Havakuk H, Yaish I, Tordjman K, Assadi NAbstract Importance: Chondrolaryngoplasty or reduction of laryngeal prominence is a gender affirmation surgery for transgender women, or for male patients desiring an aesthetic surgery. Several variations...
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Video Standards for Rhinoplasty Education: A Review and Recommended Guidelines.
Video Standards for Rhinoplasty Education: A Review and Recommended Guidelines.: Related ArticlesVideo Standards for Rhinoplasty Education: A Review and Recommended Guidelines.Facial Plast Surg Aesthet Med. 2020 Feb 26;:Authors: Hakimi AA, Prasad KR, Hong EM, Standiford L, Chang E, Cobo R, Jang YJ, Wong BJFAbstract Importance: Intraoperative videography is widely used to record rhinoplasty procedures, yet little is known about the optimal surgical vantage points at critical procedural steps....
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Benefit from surgery with additional radiotherapy in N1 head and neck cancer at the time of IMRT: A population-based study on recent developments.
Benefit from surgery with additional radiotherapy in N1 head and neck cancer at the time of IMRT: A population-based study on recent developments.: Related ArticlesBenefit from surgery with additional radiotherapy in N1 head and neck cancer at the time of IMRT: A population-based study on recent developments.PLoS One. 2020;15(2):e0229266Authors: Evers C, Ostheimer C, Sieker F, Vordermark D, Medenwald DAbstract BACKGROUND: Currently, the role of adjuvant irradiation in head and neck cancer...
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Frey syndrome-like developmental dysautonomia in a child with PHACE syndrome.
Frey syndrome-like developmental dysautonomia in a child with PHACE syndrome.: Related ArticlesFrey syndrome-like developmental dysautonomia in a child with PHACE syndrome.Pediatr Dermatol. 2020 Feb 26;:Authors: Kurian SR, Siegfried ECAbstract PHACE syndrome classically presents with a large, segmental facial infantile hemangioma (IH) associated with structural and vascular abnormalities involving the head and neck, heart, and eyes. We evaluated an infant who presented with ptosis caused...
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Robotic neck dissection: state of affairs.
Robotic neck dissection: state of affairs.: Related ArticlesRobotic neck dissection: state of affairs.Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Feb 25;:Authors: Lira RB, Kowalski LPAbstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The progressive growth of endoscopic and robotic-assisted procedures provided the tools for development of remote approaches to the neck, which could avoid a visible large neck scar usually necessary for neck dissections. This review explores the current experience with robotic neck...
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The vessel-depleted neck in head and neck microvascular reconstruction: extreme solutions for extreme situations.
The vessel-depleted neck in head and neck microvascular reconstruction: extreme solutions for extreme situations.: Related ArticlesThe vessel-depleted neck in head and neck microvascular reconstruction: extreme solutions for extreme situations.Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Feb 07;:Authors: Breik O, Praveen P, Parmar SAbstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The vessel-depleted neck is the ultimate challenge for the head and neck reconstructive surgeon. In patients who have had previous neck...
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Electrochemotherapy in the head and neck area: an addition to the treatment armamentarium.
Electrochemotherapy in the head and neck area: an addition to the treatment armamentarium.: Related ArticlesElectrochemotherapy in the head and neck area: an addition to the treatment armamentarium.Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Feb 07;:Authors: de Bree R, Wessel IAbstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Electrochemotherapy (ECT) is increasingly used in different settings in head and neck cancer patients when conventional treatment options are not available. RECENT FINDINGS: Recent...
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Current opinion in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery: clival chordoma and its management.
Current opinion in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery: clival chordoma and its management.: Related ArticlesCurrent opinion in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery: clival chordoma and its management.Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Feb 07;:Authors: Snyderman CH, Gardner PAAbstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Chordomas of the clival region are challenging tumors to treat due to their location and infiltrative behavior. The primary goal of treatment remains a gross total resection...
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The use of 3D virtual surgical planning and computer aided design in reconstruction of maxillary surgical defects.
The use of 3D virtual surgical planning and computer aided design in reconstruction of maxillary surgical defects.: Related ArticlesThe use of 3D virtual surgical planning and computer aided design in reconstruction of maxillary surgical defects.Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Feb 07;:Authors: Glas HH, Vosselman N, de Visscher SAHJAbstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The present review describes the latest development of 3D virtual surgical planning (VSP) and computer aided design (CAD)...
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PRO/AH/EDR> E. coli EHEC - USA (02): O103, sprouts, CDC
PRO/AH/EDR> E. coli EHEC - USA (02): O103, sprouts, CDC: E. coli -- United StatesCDC, public health, and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of _E. coli_ O103 infections linked to clover sprouts served at Jimmy John's restaurants.Public health investigators are using the PulseNet system to identify illnesses that may be part of this outbreak. PulseNet is the national subtyping network of public health and...
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PRO/EDR> Scombroid fish poisoning - Canada: tuna, alert, recall
PRO/EDR> Scombroid fish poisoning - Canada: tuna, alert, recall: Food-related toxin -- CanadaConsumer complaints of illnesses have spurred a recall of Unomundo brand tuna loins and steaks because of elevated levels of histamine.Seven Seas Ltd. distributed the implicated tuna in the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec. Canadian officials report that the recalled fish may actually have been distributed nationwide. "This recall was triggered by consumer complaints....
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PRO/PL> Greening disease, citrus - El Salvador: alert
PRO/PL> Greening disease, citrus - El Salvador: alert: Other Plant Disease -- El SalvadorThe Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG) of El Salvador has declared a phytosanitary emergency due to huanglongbing (HLB) [citrus greening disease] that is affecting the country's citrus. [MAG] have initiated a control and eradication plan, which consists of taking samples across the country to learn about the situation of plantations and the extent to which production [is] affected. The plan also involves...
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PRO/AH/EDR> Equine herpesvirus - North America (03): USA (VA) horse
PRO/AH/EDR> Equine herpesvirus - North America (03): USA (VA) horse: Equine Herpes Virus -- United StatesA horse in Virginia has tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus-1.According to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), on Friday, Feb. 21, the State Veterinarian's Office of the VDACS confirmed 1 horse tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).The infected horse was at a boarding stable in Powhatan County. The boarding stable has been placed under quarantine.They...
Medicine by Alexandros G. Sfakianakis
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Radiologic analysis of the location, shape and size of the external aperture of the carotid canal in children
Radiologic analysis of the location, shape and size of the external aperture of the carotid canal in children: AbstractObjectivesThis retrospective computed tomography (CT) study was aimed to assess the growth dynamic of the external aperture of the carotid canal (EACC) in children aged between 1 and 20 years.MethodsTwo hundred patients (sex 100 females/100 males, average age 10.50 ± 5.77 years) with good head CT image quality were included in this study. CT images of the patients were used to obtain...
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Cavernous sinus and abducens nerve in human fetuses near term
Cavernous sinus and abducens nerve in human fetuses near term: AbstractA long tortuous course of the abducens nerve (ABN) crossing a highly curved siphon of the internal carotid artery is of interest to neurosurgeons for cavernous sinus surgery. Although a "straight" intracavernous carotid artery in fetuses can change into an adult-like siphon in infants, there is no information on when or how the unique course of ABN is established. Histological observations of 18 near-term fetuses (12 specimens...
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