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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28602826/an-alternative-didactic-functional-and-topographic-systematization-of-the-spinal-muscles
#1
Vivianne Izabelle de Araújo Baptista, William Paganini Mayer, Ricardo Eustáquio da Silva, Ricardo Bragança de Vasconcellos Fontes, Josemberg da Silva Baptista
Back muscles are commonly described in a topographically-oriented manner without necessarily following morphological criteria. In this manner, non-standard terms may be employed which convey incorrect morphological concepts and demanding more time from both faculty and students to transmit knowledge. We propose a classification system for spinal muscles incorporating morphological concepts with the goal of facilitating knowledge transfer and suggest the term "spinal muscles". Those muscles were systematically divided and classified in seven strata from anterior to posterior: vertebro-appendicular (VA), transversarium (Tr), deep post-transversarium (DPT), middle post-transversarium (MPT), superficial post-transversarium (SPT), deep spino-appendicular (DSA) and superficial spino-appendicular (SSA)...
June 7, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28602825/comparative-evaluation-of-the-effectiveness-of-the-implantation-in-the-lateral-part-of-the-mandible-between-short-tissue-level-te-and-bone-level-bl-implant-systems
#2
Jakub Hadzik, Ute Botzenhart, Maciej Krawiec, Tomasz Gedrange, Friedhelm Heinemann, Andras Vegh, Marzena Dominiak
Short dental implants can be an alternative method of treatment to a vertical bone augmentation procedure at sites of reduced alveolar height. However, for successful treatment, an implant system that causes a minimal marginal bone loss (MBL) should be taken into consideration. The aim of the study has been to evaluate implantation effectiveness for bone level and tissue level short implants provided in lateral aspects of partially edentulous mandible and limited alveolar ridge height. The MBL and primary as well as secondary implant stability were determined in the study...
June 7, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28602824/distribution-of-bdnf-and-trkb-isoforms-in-growing-antler-tissues-of-red-deer
#3
M Colitti
Antlers are the cranial appendages of deer that regenerate each year. This renewal provides a model to explore molecules involved in mammalian organ regeneration. The cellular distributions of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and the isoforms of its cognate receptor Trk tyrosine kinase receptor (TrkB) were localized by immunohistochemistry in sections of growing red deer antler. BDNF and TrkB full length were widely expressed in the integument, perichondrium, periosteum and bone. The truncated isoform receptor was particularly evidenced in integument and vascular inner dermis, but very light reaction was observed in cartilage and bone, both at the site of endochondral and intramembranous ossification...
June 7, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28578926/the-use-of-porcine-corrosion-casts-for-teaching-human-anatomy
#4
Lada Eberlova, Vaclav Liska, Hynek Mirka, Zbynek Tonar, Stanislav Haviar, Milos Svoboda, Jan Benes, Richard Palek, Michal Eminger, Jachym Rosendorf, Patrik Mik, Sarah Leupen, Alois Lametschwandtner
In teaching and learning human anatomy, anatomical autopsy and prosected specimens have always been indispensable. However, alternative methods must often be used to demonstrate particularly delicate structures. Corrosion casting of porcine organs with Biodur E20(®) Plus is valuable for teaching and learning both gross anatomy and, uniquely, the micromorphology of cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and urogenital systems. Assessments of casts with a stereomicroscope and/or scanning electron microscope as well as highlighting cast structures using color coding help students to better understand how the structures that they have observed as two-dimensional images actually exist in three dimensions, and students found using the casts to be highly effective in their learning...
June 1, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28571748/corrigendum-to-recombinant-expression-of-surfactant-protein-h-sfta3-in-escherichia-coli-ann-anat-208c-2016-129-134
#5
H Schröder, L Sollfrank, F Paulsen, L Bräuer, M Schicht
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May 31, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28552640/platelet-released-growth-factors-induce-psoriasin-in-keratinocytes-implications-for-the-cutaneous-barrier
#6
Andreas Bayer, Justus Lammel, Sebastian Lippross, Tim Klüter, Peter Behrendt, Mersedeh Tohidnezhad, Thomas Pufe, Jochen Cremer, Holger Jahr, Franziska Rademacher, Regine Gläser, Jürgen Harder
Millions of patients around the world suffer minor or major extremity amputation due to progressive wound healing complications of chronic or infected wounds, the therapy of which remains a challenge. One emerging therapeutic option for the treatment of these complicated wounds is the local application of an autologous thrombocytes concentrate lysate (e.g. platelet-released growth factors ((PRGF)) or Vivostat PRF(®)) that contains a multitude of chemokines, cytokines and growth factors and is therefore supposed to stimulate the complex wound healing process...
May 25, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28552638/interprofessional-education-in-pediatrics-child-protection-and-family-services-as-a-teaching-example
#7
Christine Straub, Marcus Krüger, Sebastian Bode
Interprofessional collaboration between different professional groups in the health care system is essential to efficient and effective patient care. Especially in pediatrics, in the field of child protection, and family services it is mandatory to involve experts from different health-care professions to optimize support for children and their families. Interprofessional education in medical schools and specifically in pediatrics is rare in Germany, but is called for by the German National Competence Based Catalogue of Learning Objectives for Undergraduate Medical Education (NKLM)...
May 25, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28552637/variance-in-infra-patellar-fat-pad-volume-does-the-body-mass-index-matter-data-from-osteoarthritis-initiative-participants-without-symptoms-or-signs-of-knee-disease
#8
Birgit Burda, Eva Steidle-Kloc, Torben Dannhauer, Wolfgang Wirth, Anja Ruhdorfer, Felix Eckstein
The infra-patellar fat pad (IPFP) has been proposed to represent an endocrine link between obesity and knee osteoarthritis (OA). The purpose of the current study has been to explore the extent to which IPFP volume is related to body mass index (BMI). A total of 152 participants (age 56±7 years) without knee OA were studied. These consisted of 19 men and 19 women of normal weight (BMI 18.5-25), 19/19 pre-obese (BMI 25-30), 19/19 obese class I (BMI 30-35) and 19/19 obese class II (BMI 35-40), who were matched 1:1 for age and height...
May 25, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28552639/neuroprotective-effects-of-food-restriction-on-autonomic-innervation-of-the-lacrimal-gland-in-the-rat
#9
Hanaa Z Nooh, Ghada H El-Saify, Nermeen M Nour Eldien
Inflammatory mechanisms and oxidative stress play important roles in age-related lacrimal gland (LG) degeneration as well as neural degeneration. Research suggests that caloric restriction can prevent age-related LG dysfunction and increase the life span of neurons. In the present study, we hypothesized that caloric restriction prevents age-related LG dysfunction by ameliorating the influence of inflammatory/oxidative stress on autonomic neurons controlling lacrimal function. We evaluated the effects of food restriction (FR) on inflammatory/oxidative status and on autonomic neural/neuroglial cell populations in LGs from aging rats...
May 24, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28549557/aberrant-distribution-of-the-trochlear-nerve-a-cadaveric-study-supported-by-immunohistochemistry
#10
Kojiro Takezawa, Grant Townsend, Jim Manavis, Mounir Ghabriel
The trochlear nerve is generally considered to be a purely motor nerve supplying one extraocular muscle, the superior oblique. In the current study, 28 orbits were dissected and in one orbit (3.6%), the trochlear nerve divided into two main branches. The medial branch followed the classical course, entered the superior oblique muscle and was presumed to be motor in function. However, before entering the muscle, it partially fused with the frontal nerve, and gave a bundle of nerve fibres to the frontal nerve...
May 23, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28477448/expression-and-distribution-of-leptin-and-its-receptors-in-the-digestive-tract-of-dio-diet-induced-obese-zebrafish
#11
M Mania, L Maruccio, F Russo, F Abbate, L Castaldo, L D'Angelo, P de Girolamo, M C Guerrera, C Lucini, M Madrigrano, M Levanti, A Germanà
The expression and localization of leptin (A and B) and its receptor family in control and diet-induced obese (DIO) adult male zebrafish gut, after 5-weeks overfeeding, administering Artemia nauplii, as fat-rich food, were investigated. Recently, the obese adult zebrafish was considered an experimental model with pathophysiological pathways similar to mammalian obesity. Currently, there are no reports about leptin in fish obesity, or in a state of altered energy balance. By qRT-PCR, leptin A and leptin B expression levels were significantly higher in DIO zebrafish gut than in the control group (CTRL), and the lowest levels of leptin receptor mRNA appeared in DIO zebrafish gut...
May 3, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28455132/garcinia-mangostana-pericarp-extract-protects-against-oxidative-stress-and-cardiovascular-remodeling-via-suppression-of-p47-phox-and-inos-in-nitric-oxide-deficient-rats
#12
Pattanapong Boonprom, Orachorn Boonla, Kanokporn Chayaburakul, Jariya Umka Welbat, Patchareewan Pannangpetch, Upa Kukongviriyapan, Veerapol Kukongviriyapan, Poungrat Pakdeechote, Parichat Prachaney
N(ω)-Nitro-l-arginine methyl ester (l-NAME)-induced hypertension and cardiovascular remodeling are associated with oxidative stress and inflammation. Garcinia mangostana Linn., has been reported to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. This study investigated whether G. mangostana pericarp extract (GME) could prevent l-NAME-induced hemodynamic alterations, cardiovascular remodeling, oxidative stress and inflammation in rats. Male Sprague-Dawley rats were given 40mg/kg/day of l-NAME in drinking water to induce hypertension, and were simultaneously treated with GME at a dose of 200mg/kg/day...
April 26, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28434911/does-quantity-ensure-quality-standardized-osce-stations-for-outcome-oriented-evaluation-of-practical-skills-at-different-medical-faculties
#13
Iris Schleicher, Karsten Leitner, Jana Juenger, Andreas Moeltner, Miriam Ruesseler, Bernd Bender, Jasmina Sterz, Tina Stibane, Sarah Koenig, Susanne Frankenhauser, Joachim Gerhard Kreuder
BACKGROUND: Practical skills are often assessed using Objective Structured Clinical Skill Exams (OSCE). Nevertheless, in Germany, interchange and agreement between different medical faculties or a general agreement on the minimum standard for passing is lacking. METHODS: We developed standardized OSCE-stations for assessing structured clinical examination of knee and shoulder joint with identical checklists and evaluation standards. These were implemented into the OSCE-course at five different medical faculties...
April 21, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28434910/the-composition-and-biomechanical-properties-of-human-cryopreserved-aortas-pulmonary-trunks-and-aortic-and-pulmonary-cusps
#14
Tereza Kubíková, Petra Kochová, Jan Brázdil, Jaroslav Špatenka, Jan Burkert, Milena Králíčková, Zbyněk Tonar
Human cryopreserved allografts of pulmonary and aortic heart valves, aortas and pulmonary trunks are used for valve replacement. However, it is unknown how the composition of these allografts relate to their mechanical properties. Our aims were to correlate the histological compositions and passive mechanical properties of aortic and pulmonary valves and to observe the microcracks of aortas and pulmonary trunks. The following parameters were quantified: ultimate stress; ultimate strain; Young's modulus of elasticity; valve cusp wall thickness; pulmonary and aortic intima-media thickness; area fraction of elastin, collagen and calcification; and length density of elastic fibres...
April 21, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28385619/medical-students-assessment-of-eduard-pernkopf-s-atlas-topographical-anatomy-of-man
#15
Demetrius M Coombs, Steven J Peitzman
INTRODUCTION: To date, there has been no study examining the perceptions of first-year medical students regarding Eduard Pernkopf's atlas, particularly during their study of gross anatomy and prior to coursework in medical ethics. We present a discussion of Pernkopf's Atlas: Topographical Anatomy of Man from the perspective of U.S. medical students, and sought to determine whether medical students view Pernkopf's Topographical Anatomy of Man as a resource of greater accuracy, detail, and potential educational utility as compared to Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy...
April 3, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28366507/elaborative-feedback-in-clinical-dental-teaching-an-assessment-from-the-students-perspective
#16
C Olms, H A Jakstat, R Haak
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this prospective learning research study is to examine the impact of structured elaborative feedback in clinical dental skills teaching from the students' perspective. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 60 dental students participated in the study. The mean average age was 23 years (20-40 years), of which 37 were female (61.7%) and 23 male (38.3%). The participants were randomly divided into a study and control group (n=30 each). The curriculum for clinical tooth-shade differentiation is a complete educational module...
March 31, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28365383/a-comparative-study-of-the-effectiveness-of-early-and-delayed-loading-of-short-tissue-level-dental-implants-with-hydrophilic-surfaces-placed-in-the-posterior-section-of-the-mandible-a-preliminary-study
#17
Arkadiusz Makowiecki, Ute Botzenhart, Julia Seeliger, Friedhelm Heinemann, Peter Biocev, Marzena Dominiak
The objective of the present study was to compare the primary and secondary stability of tissue-level short dental titanium implants with polished necks and hydrophilic surfaces of two different designs and manufacturers. The first implant system used (SPI(®)ELEMENT RC INICELL titanium implants, Thommen Medical AG, Grenchen, Switzerland), allowed functional loading 6 weeks after its placement, whereas the second implant system (RN SLActiv(®) tissue-level titanium implants, Straumann GmbH, Fribourg, Germany), was loaded after 15 weeks...
March 30, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28365382/mapping-the-secretome-of-human-chondrogenic-progenitor-cells-with-mass-spectrometry
#18
Sarah Batschkus, Ilian Atanassov, Christof Lenz, Philipp Meyer-Marcotty, Gökhan Cingöz, Christian Kirschneck, Henning Urlaub, Nicolai Miosge
Tissue engineering offers promising perspectives in the therapy of osteoarthritis. In the context of cell-based therapy, chondrogenic progenitor cells (CPCs) may be used to regenerate defects in cartilage tissue. An in-depth characterization of the secretome of CPCs is a prerequisite to this approach. In this study, a method was developed for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of the secretome of undifferentiated and differentiated CPCs. Secreted proteins from cells grown in two-dimensional as well as three-dimensional alginate cultures were extracted and analyzed by liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)...
March 30, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28365381/the-anterolateral-ligament-all-of-the-knee-part-of-the-iliotibial-tract-or-a-truly-separate-structure
#19
Matthias Brockmeyer, Denis Höfer, Katja Schäfer, Romain Seil, Kurt Becker, Friedrich Paulsen, Dieter Kohn, Thomas Tschernig
In this Short Communication, the issue is discussed whether the recently reported anterolateral ligament of the knee is a unique structure or just part of the iliotibial tract. The presented findings from investigations in body donors support the view of a unique structure.
March 29, 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28351530/structure-genetics-and-function-of-the-pulmonary-associated-surfactant-proteins-a-and-d-the-extra-pulmonary-role-of-these-c-type-lectins
#20
REVIEW
Frederico Vieira, Johannes W Kung, Faizah Bhatti
The collectins family encompasses several collagenous Ca(2+)-dependent defense lectins that are described as pathogen recognition molecules. They play an important role in both adaptive and innate immunity. Surfactant proteins A and D are two of these proteins which were initially discovered in association with surfactant in the pulmonary system. The structure, immune and inflammatory functions, and genetic variations have been well described in relation to their roles, function and pathophysiology in the pulmonary system...
May 2017: Annals of Anatomy, Anatomischer Anzeiger: Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft
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