Search results: 58,918 results (approx.)

1. Monoclonal antibodies in treating food allergy: a new therapeutic horizon.

Food allergy (FA) is a pathological immune response, potentially deadly, induced by exposure to an innocuous and specific food allergen. To date, there is no specific treatment for FAs; thus, dietary avoidance and symptomatic medications represent the standard treatment for managing them. Recently, ...

Author(s) : Manti, S.; Pecora, G.; Patanè, F.; Giallongo, A.; Parisi, G. F.; Papale, M.; Licari, A.; Marseglia, G. L.; Leonardi, S.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Nutrients 2021 Vol.13 No.7 ref.62

2. Medical clown support is associated with better quality of life of children with food allergy starting oral immunotherapy.

Background: The start of oral immunotherapy (OIT) for food allergy is a critical period in the treatment process, with a potential to influence patient quality of life (QOL) and subsequently treatment outcome. The association of medical clowning with QOL at OIT initiation was examined. Methods:...

Author(s) : Rigbi, N. E.; Schwartz, N.; Goldberg, M. R.; Levy, M. B.; Nachshon, L.; Elizur, A.

Publisher : Wiley, Copenhagen, Denmark

Journal article : Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 2021 Vol.32 No.5 pp.1029-1037

3. Spatial and sociodemographic factors associated with surgical site infection rates in hospitals in inner São Paulo State, Brazil.

Low-to-middle-income countries often have high incidence of surgical site infection (SSI). To assess spatial and sociodemographic predictors of SSI rates, this study analysed and georeferenced governmental surveillance data from 385 hospitals located in inner São Paulo State, Brazil. In...

Author(s) : Carvalho, A. G. M. L.; Limaylla, D. C.; Vilches, T. N.; Almeida, G. B. de; Madalosso, G.; Assis, D. B. de; Fortaleza, C. M. C. B.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Hospital Infection 2021 Vol.108 pp.181-184

4. The impact of early oral feeding following head and neck free flap reconstruction on complications and length of stay.

Background: Although the concept of maintaining a period of 'nil by mouth' following head and neck reconstruction is commonly held ideas on delaying function have changed dramatically since the introduction of peri-operative care recovery programmes. This study sought to evaluate the outcomes of...

Author(s) : Kerawala, C. J.; Riva, F.; Paleri, V.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Oral Oncology 2021 Vol.113

5. Overhydration, a new risk factor for peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis.

Introduction. Overhydration (OH) remains a recurrent problem in peritoneal dialysis (PD), with deleterious effect in outcomes. Recent evidence suggests a direct relation between OH and increased peritonitis risk. The mechanisms of this connection are not well defined, but gut wall edema and...

Author(s) : Alves, A. R. V.; Goncalves, H. R. M.; Escoli, R. S.; Ferrer, F. A. M.; Lobos, A. M. V.

Publisher : Iranian Society of Nephrology, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases 2021 Vol.15 No.4 pp.314-318 ref.18

6. Cowpox: how dangerous could it be for humans? Case report.

Cowpox is a rare zoonosis transmitted to humans mainly from cats. The disease usually causes skin lesions; however, the ocular form may lead to other serious complications. We describe a case of cowpox in a rare location of the upper eyelid of an immunocompetent male, which lead to necrosis of the...

Author(s) : Krankowska, D. C.; Wozniak, P. A.; Cybula, A.; Izdebska, J.; Suchacz, M.; Samelska, K.; Wiercinska-Drapalo, A.; Szaflik, J. P.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2021 Vol.104 pp.239-241 ref.10

7. Relationship between socioeconomic factors and incidence of cosmetic surgery in Tehran, Iran.

Background: Cosmetic surgery accompanied with high economic cost is increasing in Iran. It is necessary to be aware about factors affecting cosmetic surgery in order to control its increasing trend. Therefore, we aimed to determine the factors affecting the incidence of cosmetic surgery in Tehran,...

Author(s) : Bidkhori, M.; Yaseri, M.; Sari, A. A.; Majdzadeh, R.

Publisher : School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Public Health 2021 Vol.50 No.2 pp.360-368 ref.31

8. Long-term use of liposomal nebulized amikacin and tedizolid for the treatment of disseminated nocardiosis after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Nocardiosis is a life-threatening opportunistic infection in immunocompromised patients. Herein, we present successful adjunctive use of liposomal nebulized amikacin and tedizolid in a recipient of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation infected with Nocardia nova complex who presented...

Author(s) : Soueges, S.; Triffault-Fillit, C.; Roux, S.; Labussière-Wallet, H.; Lebeaux, D.; Dumitrescu, O.; Morelec, I.; Hodille, E.; Ader, F.

Publisher : Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2021 Vol.40 No.9 pp.2033-2036 ref.14

9. Mindfulness-based interventions for eating disorders: the potential to mobilize multiple associative-learning change mechanisms.

Mindfulness is a two-component skill that includes mindful awareness (attentional monitoring of present moment experience) and mindful acceptance (adopting an attitude of acceptance toward this experience). Although mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) are efficacious for many conditions, there...

Author(s) : Roos, C. R.; Sala, M.; Kober, H.; Vanzhula, I. A.; Levinson, C. A.

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : International Journal of Eating Disorders 2021 Vol.54 No.9 pp.1601-1607 ref.45

10. Pre-surgical peripheral blood inflammation markers predict surgical site infection following mesh repair of groin hernia.

Surgical site infection (SSI) is a costly postoperative complication with a decrease in the quality of life. We aimed to probe the predictive role of peripheral blood inflammation markers for SSI following mesh repair of groin hernia (GH). This retrospective study assessed the data of 1177 patients ...

Author(s) : Zhuo YeYe; Cai De; Chen JunTian; Zhang Qian; Li XinXin

Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA

Journal article : Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Vol.100 No.9 ref.34

12. Barriers to training in laparoscopic surgery in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review.

Laparoscopic surgery has the potential to improve care in resource-deprived low- and-middle-income countries (LMICs). This study aims to analyse the barriers to training in laparoscopic surgery in LMICs. Medline, Embase, Global Health and Web of Science were searched using 'LMIC', 'Laparoscopy' and ...

Author(s) : Wilkinson, E.; Aruparayil, N.; Gnanaraj, J.; Brown, J.; Jayne, D.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Tropical Doctor 2021 Vol.51 No.3 pp.408-414 ref.37

13. Pediatric allergic fungal sinusitis: a clinical review.

Allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS) is the most common type of fungal sinus infection. AFS is a robust allergic reaction to inhaled soil fungi that causes sinus inflammation, and the fungal debris then accumulates in the sinus cavities. This accumulation can cause nasal polyps, facial pain and...

Author(s) : Mancuso, R. F.

Publisher : Slack, Thorofare, USA

Journal article : Pediatric Annals 2021 Vol.50 No.7 pp.e297-e303 ref.22

14. Congenital high airway obstruction syndrome (CHAOS): a case report.

Congenital upper airway obstruction syndrome is a rare malformation that can be fatal to a newborn baby. It is defined as a complete or almost complete obstruction of the upper airways. CHAOS rate is unknown. We here report the case of a 24-year-old primiparous patient with no medical or surgical...

Foreign Title :Syndrome congénital d'obstruction des voies aériennes supérieures (syndrome du CHAOS): à propos d'un cas.

Author(s) : El-Moussaoui, K.; Slaoui, A.; Baidada, A.; Kharabch, A.

Publisher : African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda

Journal article : Pan African Medical Journal 2021 Vol.38 ref.10

15. Ileosigmoid knot in a patient with Down syndrome: a unique surgical emergency.

The ileosigmoid knot (ISK) or double ileosigmoid volvulus is a wrapping of the small intestine around the base of the sigmoid colon. We report an unusual case in the digestive surgery department of the Ibn Tofail Hospital of CHU Mohammed VI Marrakech of a 28-year-old man with Down's syndrome who...

Author(s) : Boussaidane, S.; Samlali, A.; Hamri, A.; Narjis, Y.; Benelkhaiat, B. R.

Publisher : African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda

Journal article : Pan African Medical Journal 2021 Vol.38 ref.8

16. Left ventricular myocardial function in hemodialysis patients: the effects of preload decrease in conventional, Doppler and speckle tracking echocardiography parameters.

Introduction: Our aim was to investigate the value of conventional echocardiography, pulsed Doppler and speckle tracking imaging (STI) analysis in the assessment of the left ventricular (LV) myocardial function in hemodialysis (HD) patients with preserved LV ejection fraction and to evaluate the...

Author(s) : Charfeddine, S.; Abid, L.; Hammami, R.; Bahloul, A.; Triki, F.; Kammoun, S.

Publisher : African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda

Journal article : Pan African Medical Journal 2021 Vol.38 ref.30

17. Perineal endometriosis: a rare case of a unique sizeable nodule.

Endometriosis is the presence of endometrial tissue in abnormal locations outside the uterine cavity. These locations are usually the ovaries, the peritoneum, and the uterine ligaments. Less frequently, the endometrial tissue can affect the perineum especially after surgical procedures or obstetric ...

Author(s) : Hakim, H.; Ben Halima, S.; Zouari, A.; Trabelsi, D.; Derbel, M.; Chaabane, K.; Kebaili, S.

Publisher : African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda

Journal article : Pan African Medical Journal 2021 Vol.38 ref.10

18. Epidermoid cyst of the clitoris.

Author(s) : Ibrahimi, A.; Kallat, A.

Publisher : African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda

Journal article : Pan African Medical Journal 2021 Vol.38

19. Asymmetric buttocks: think of vascular malformation.

Author(s) : Elboukhari, K.; Ouadoud, M.

Publisher : African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda

Journal article : Pan African Medical Journal 2021 Vol.38

20. Dormia catheter trapped in the bile duct: an unknown complication.

Conventional treatment of lithiasis of the main biliary tract (MBT) is based on endoscopic sphincterotomy followed by extraction of the stone(s) using a balloon catheter and/or Dormia catheter. Several risk factors associated with failure to remove a stone in the main biliary tract have been...

Foreign Title :Sonde de Dormia enclavée dans le cholédoque: une complication peu connue.

Author(s) : Maamar, K.; Bouziane, M.

Publisher : African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda

Journal article : Pan African Medical Journal 2021 Vol.38

21. Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness and willingness to pay for cataract surgery in tribal region of Surat district of Gujarat state, India.

Aim: To estimate prevalence and causes of avoidable blindness among people ≥50 years and to assess willingness to pay (WTP) for cataract surgery in tribal region of south Gujarat, India. Methods: A cross-sectional population based survey was conducted with 44 randomly selected clusters each having...

Author(s) : Chariwala, R. A.; Shah, S. P.; Daksha Patel; Chaudhari, S. P.; Gajiwala, U. R.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Ophthalmic Epidemiology 2021 Vol.28 No.2 pp.152-159 ref.32

22. ABM clinical protocol #14: breastfeeding-friendly physician's office - optimizing care for infants and children.

A central goal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is the development of clinical protocols for managing common medical problems that may impact breastfeeding success. These protocols serve only as guidelines for the care of breastfeeding mothers and infants and do not delineate an exclusive...

Author(s) : Vanguri, S.; Rogers-McQuade, H.; Sriraman, N. K.

Publisher : Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA

Journal article : Breastfeeding Medicine 2021 Vol.16 No.3 pp.175-184 ref.73

24. Candida antigen immunotherapy versus steroid in the treatment of alopecia areata.

Alopecia areata (AA) is an autoimmune hair follicle disorder that is challenging to treat. Although there are multiple topical immunotherapeutic agents, their side effects limit their use. Candida antigen can serve as another immunotherapeutic treatment, with an easier application and fewer side...

Author(s) : Ali, S.; Ibrahim, A. M.; El-Sayed, N.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Dermatologic Therapy 2021 Vol.34 No.2

25. Ventriculoperitoneal shunt fracture in a child.

Author(s) : Gunawan, P. I.; Wardana, U. R. K.

Publisher : African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda

Journal article : Pan African Medical Journal 2021 Vol.38