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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27908502/centralized-capacity-building-training-of-lichtenstein-hernioplasty-in-brazil
#1
Alexandra M Moore, Néha Datta, Justin P Wagner, Alexander D Schroeder, Wolfgang Reinpold, Maurice Y Franciss, Rodrigo A Silva, David C Chen, Charles J Filipi, Sergio Roll
BACKGROUND: In Brazil, access to healthcare varies widely by community. Options for repair of surgically correctable conditions, such as inguinal hernias, are limited. A training program was instituted to expand access to Lichtenstein hernioplasty. METHODS: Between September, 2014 and September, 2015, 3 orders of training series took place in São Paulo, Brazil. Participating surgeons received training and assessments from expert trainers using the Operative Performance Rating Scale (OPRS)...
November 22, 2016: American Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27902542/impact-of-mental-health-comorbidities-on-the-community-based-pediatric-treatment-and-outcomes-of-children-with-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder
#2
Nour Al Ghriwati, Joshua M Langberg, William Gardner, James Peugh, Kelly J Kelleher, Rebecca Baum, William B Brinkman, Phil Lichtenstein, Jeffery N Epstein
OBJECTIVE: Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often exhibit psychiatric comorbidities, which may impact illness presentation, diagnosis, and treatment outcomes. Guidelines exist for dealing with these complex cases but little is known about how comorbidities are being handled in community pediatric settings. The purpose of this study was to evaluate how mental health comorbidities affect community physicians' ADHD care practices and patients' symptom trajectories...
November 23, 2016: Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: JDBP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27892954/a-purified-membrane-protein-from-akkermansia-muciniphila-or-the-pasteurized-bacterium-improves-metabolism-in-obese-and-diabetic-mice
#3
Hubert Plovier, Amandine Everard, Céline Druart, Clara Depommier, Matthias Van Hul, Lucie Geurts, Julien Chilloux, Noora Ottman, Thibaut Duparc, Laeticia Lichtenstein, Antonis Myridakis, Nathalie M Delzenne, Judith Klievink, Arnab Bhattacharjee, Kees C H van der Ark, Steven Aalvink, Laurent O Martinez, Marc-Emmanuel Dumas, Dominique Maiter, Audrey Loumaye, Michel P Hermans, Jean-Paul Thissen, Clara Belzer, Willem M de Vos, Patrice D Cani
Obesity and type 2 diabetes are associated with low-grade inflammation and specific changes in gut microbiota composition. We previously demonstrated that administration of Akkermansia muciniphila to mice prevents the development of obesity and associated complications. However, the underlying mechanisms of this protective effect remain unclear. Moreover, the sensitivity of A. muciniphila to oxygen and the presence of animal-derived compounds in its growth medium currently limit the development of translational approaches for human medicine...
November 28, 2016: Nature Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27892806/wisconsin-card-sorting-test-embedded-validity-indicators-developed-for-adults-can-be-extended-to-children
#4
Jonathan D Lichtenstein, Laszlo A Erdodi, Jaspreet K Rai, Anya Mazur-Mosiewicz, Lloyd Flaro
Past studies have examined the ability of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) to discriminate valid from invalid performance in adults using both individual embedded validity indicators (EVIs) and multivariate approaches. This study is designed to investigate whether the two most stable of these indicators-failures to maintain set (FMS) and the logistical regression equation S-BLRE-can be extended to pediatric populations. The classification accuracy for FMS and S-BLRE was examined in a mixed clinical sample of 226 children aged 7 to 17 years (64...
November 28, 2016: Child Neuropsychology: a Journal on Normal and Abnormal Development in Childhood and Adolescence
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27884334/assessment-of-the-incidence-of-chronic-pain-and-discomfort-after-primary-inguinal-hernia-repair
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Hideyuki Takata, Takeshi Matsutani, Nobutoshi Hagiwara, Junji Ueda, Hiroki Arai, Yasuyuki Yokoyama, Tsutomu Nomura, Eiji Uchida
BACKGROUND: Chronic pain and discomfort is a notable complication after inguinal hernia repair. This study assesses the incidence and degree of chronic pain and discomfort after primary inguinal hernia repair performed in our hospital and aims to clarify its relationship to the type of mesh placement. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective analysis was conducted of 334 patients (378 lesions) who underwent primary inguinal hernia using the Lichtenstein (onlay mesh), Ultrapro Plug (UPP; onlay plus plug mesh), modified Kugel Patch (onlay and underlay mesh), or laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP; underlay mesh) procedure...
December 2016: Journal of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27866476/the-impact-of-education-country-race-and-ethnicity-on-the-self-report-of-postpartum-depression-using-the-edinburgh-postnatal-depression-scale
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A Di Florio, K Putnam, M Altemus, G Apter, V Bergink, J Bilszta, R Brock, A Buist, K M Deligiannidis, E Devouche, C N Epperson, C Guille, D Kim, P Lichtenstein, P K E Magnusson, P Martinez, T Munk-Olsen, J Newport, J Payne, B W Penninx, M O'Hara, E Robertson-Blackmore, S J Roza, K M Sharkey, S Stuart, H Tiemeier, A Viktorin, P J Schmidt, P F Sullivan, Z N Stowe, K L Wisner, I Jones, D R Rubinow, S Meltzer-Brody
BACKGROUND: Universal screening for postpartum depression is recommended in many countries. Knowledge of whether the disclosure of depressive symptoms in the postpartum period differs across cultures could improve detection and provide new insights into the pathogenesis. Moreover, it is a necessary step to evaluate the universal use of screening instruments in research and clinical practice. In the current study we sought to assess whether the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS), the most widely used screening tool for postpartum depression, measures the same underlying construct across cultural groups in a large international dataset...
November 21, 2016: Psychological Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27864616/randomized-clinical-trial-comparing-cyanoacrylate-glue-versus-suture-fixation-in-lichtenstein-hernia-repair-7-year-outcome-analysis
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M Matikainen, J Kössi, S Silvasti, T Hulmi, H Paajanen
BACKGROUND: Lichtenstein hernioplasty has relatively low recurrence rate, but chronic inguinal pain may cause harm to the patient. The aim of our study was to compare long-term results of cyanoacrylate glue versus absorbable sutures for mesh fixation in Lichtenstein hernioplasty. METHODS: Lichtenstein hernioplasty (n = 302) was performed under local anesthesia in three hospitals. The patients were randomized to receive either 1 ml of butyl-2-cyanoacrylate tissue glue (Glubran(®); 151 hernias) or absorbable polyglycolic acid sutures (Dexon(®); 151 hernias) for mesh fixation (Optilene(®) mesh)...
November 18, 2016: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27858917/prospective-study-of-the-neurotopographic-adequacy-of-transverse-incision-in-lichtenstein-inguinal-hernioplasty
#8
Carlos J L Mendes, Rodrigo A Silva, Daniel P A Neto, Isabela Brianti, Kassem Saleh, Mirna D Barros, Sergio Roll, Adhemar M Pacheco
Lichtenstein technique requires identification of the iliohypogastric, ilioinguinal, and genital branch of the genitofemoral nerves.The aim of the study was to verify if the transverse incision is suitable for identification of the iliohypogastric, ilioinguinal, and genital branch of the genitofemoral nerves.This study included 29 patients who underwent hernioplasty, and also 10 dissections of the inguinal regions from 5 cadavers. The anthropometric measurements included: incision size (IS) and topography, pubic angle (PA), body mass index (BMI), and the distance from the pubis to the incision and bi-iliac crest plane...
November 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27857836/refractory-hypoglycemia-in-a-patient-with-functional-adrenal-cortical-carcinoma
#9
Katia Regina Marchetti, Maria Adelaide Albergaria Pereira, Arnaldo Lichtenstein, Edison Ferreira Paiva
: Adrenacarcinomas are rare, and hypoglycemic syndrome resulting from the secretion of insulin-like growth factor II (IGF-II) by these tumors have been described infrequently. This study describes the case of a young woman with severe persistent hypoglycemia and a large adrenal tumor and discusses the physiopathological mechanisms involved in hypoglycemia. The case is described as a 21-year-old woman who presented with 8 months of general symptoms and, in the preceding 3 months, with episodes of mental confusion and visual blurring secondary to hypoglycemia...
2016: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27837273/chronic-pain-after-inguinal-hernia-repair-with-the-onstep-versus-the-lichtenstein-technique-results-of-a-double-blinded-multicenter-randomized-clinical-trial
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Kristoffer Andresen, Jakob Burcharth, Siv Fonnes, Line Hupfeld, Josephine Philip Rothman, Søren Deigaard, Dorte Winther, Maj-Britt Errebo, Rikke Therkildsen, Dina Hauge, Fritz Søbæk Sørensen, Jesper Bjerg, Jacob Rosenberg
PURPOSE: The open new simplified totally extraperitoneal (ONSTEP) technique for the repair of inguinal hernia was presented some years ago with promising initial results regarding chronic pain. We conducted a randomized clinical trial investigating the ONSTEP technique versus the Lichtenstein technique with focus on postoperative pain. The aim of this paper was to report the results regarding chronic pain from follow-up at 6 and 12 months for the participants in the ONSTEP versus Lichtenstein trial...
November 11, 2016: Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27826768/the-fixation-on-fixation-ic-on-randomized-clinical-trial-comparing-cyanoacrylate-glue-versus-suture-fixation-in-lichtenstein-hernia-repair-7-year-outcome-analysis
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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27815571/mesh-removal-and-selective-neurectomy-for-persistent-groin-pain-following-lichtenstein-repair
#12
Willem A R Zwaans, Christel W Perquin, Maarten J A Loos, Rudi M H Roumen, Marc R M Scheltinga
BACKGROUND: Some patients with persistent inguinodynia following a Lichtenstein hernia repair fail all non-surgical treatments. Characteristics of mesh-related pain are not well described whereas a meshectomy is controversial. Aims were to define mesh-related pain symptoms, to investigate long-term effects of a meshectomy and to provide recommendations on meshectomy. METHODS: Consecutive patients undergoing open meshectomy with/without selective neurectomy for chronic inguinodynia following Lichtenstein repair were analysed including a follow-up questionnaire...
November 4, 2016: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27811137/push-or-pull-changes-in-the-relative-risk-and-growth-of-entrepreneurship-among-older-households
#13
Christian E Weller, Jeffrey B Wenger, Benyamin Lichtenstein, Carolyn Arcand
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: Amid insufficient retirement savings and the growing need to work longer, it is important to understand why self-employment, especially entrepreneurship, has grown among older households. Older households may have been pushed into entrepreneurship by the growing risks of wage-and-salary employment as wages and jobs have become less stable. Alternatively, older households may have been pulled into entrepreneurship as the associated risks have declined, for instance, due to greater opportunities to diversify income away from risky business income...
November 3, 2016: Gerontologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27808013/paternal-age-at-childbirth-and-eating-disorders-in-offspring
#14
K N Javaras, M E Rickert, L M Thornton, C M Peat, J H Baker, A Birgegård, C Norring, M Landén, C Almqvist, H Larsson, P Lichtenstein, C M Bulik, B M D'Onofrio
BACKGROUND: Advanced paternal age at childbirth is associated with psychiatric disorders in offspring, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and autism. However, few studies have investigated paternal age's relationship with eating disorders in offspring. In a large, population-based cohort, we examined the association between paternal age and offspring eating disorders, and whether that association remains after adjustment for potential confounders (e.g. parental education level) that may be related to late/early selection into fatherhood and to eating disorder incidence...
November 3, 2016: Psychological Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27807125/a-genetic-epidemiological-mega-analysis-of-smoking-initiation-in-adolescents
#15
Hermine H Maes, Elizabeth Prom-Wormley, Lindon J Eaves, Soo Hyun Rhee, John K Hewitt, Susan Young, Robin Corley, Matt McGue, William G Iacono, Lisa Legrand, Di Samek, E Lenn Murrelle, Judy L Silberg, Donna Miles, Richard M Schieken, Gaston P Beunen, Martine Thomis, Richard J Rose, Danielle M Dick, Dorret I Boomsma, Meike Bartels, Jacqueline M Vink, Paul Lichtenstein, Victoria White, Jaakko Kaprio, Michael C Neale
INTRODUCTION: Previous studies in adolescents were not adequately powered to accurately disentangle genetic and environmental influences on smoking initiation across adolescence. METHODS: Mega-analysis of pooled genetically informative data on smoking initiation was performed, with structural equation modeling, to test equality of prevalence and correlations across cultural backgrounds, and to estimate the significance and effect size of genetic and environmental effects according to the classical twin study, in adolescent male and female twins from same-sex and opposite-sex twin pairs (N=19 313 pairs) between age 10 and 19, with 76 358 longitudinal assessments between 1983 and 2007, from 11 population-based twin samples from the US, Europe and Australia RESULTS: Although prevalences differed between samples, twin correlations did not, suggesting similar etiology of smoking initiation across developed countries...
November 2, 2016: Nicotine & Tobacco Research: Official Journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27802545/association-between-prescription-of-major-psychotropic-medications-and-violent-reoffending-after-prison-release
#16
Zheng Chang, Paul Lichtenstein, Niklas Långström, Henrik Larsson, Seena Fazel
Importance: Individuals released from prison have high rates of violent reoffending, and there is uncertainty about whether pharmacological treatments reduce reoffending risk. Objective: To investigate the associations between major classes of psychotropic medications and violent reoffending. Design, Setting, and Participants: This cohort study included all released prisoners in Sweden from July 1, 2005, to December 31, 2010, through linkage of population-based registers...
November 1, 2016: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27789558/recommended-dietary-pattern-to-achieve-adherence-to-the-american-heart-association-american-college-of-cardiology-aha-acc-guidelines-a-scientific-statement-from-the-american-heart-association
#17
Linda Van Horn, Jo Ann S Carson, Lawrence J Appel, Lora E Burke, Christina Economos, Wahida Karmally, Kristie Lancaster, Alice H Lichtenstein, Rachel K Johnson, Randal J Thomas, Miriam Vos, Judith Wylie-Rosett, Penny Kris-Etherton
In 2013, the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology published the "Guideline on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk," which was based on a systematic review originally initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. The guideline supports the American Heart Association's 2020 Strategic Impact Goals for cardiovascular health promotion and disease reduction by providing more specific details for adopting evidence-based diet and lifestyle behaviors to achieve those goals...
October 27, 2016: Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27787891/a-brief-dietary-assessment-predicts-executive-dysfunction-in-an-elderly-cohort-results-from-the-einstein-aging-study
#18
Erin E Sundermann, Mindy J Katz, Richard B Lipton, Alice H Lichtenstein, Carol A Derby
OBJECTIVES: To examine the association between diet and executive function, episodic memory and global verbal cognition in the Einstein Aging Study (EAS) cohort and determine whether race modifies this relationship. DESIGN: Cross-sectional. SETTING: Community. PARTICIPANTS: EAS participants without dementia who completed the Rapid Eating and Activity Assessment for Patients (REAP) (N = 492). MEASUREMENTS: The previously validated REAP is based on the 2000 U...
November 2016: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27784035/association-of-resting-heart-rate-and-blood-pressure-in-late-adolescence-with-subsequent-mental-disorders-a-longitudinal-population-study-of-more-than-1-million-men-in-sweden
#19
Antti Latvala, Ralf Kuja-Halkola, Christian Rück, Brian M D'Onofrio, Tomas Jernberg, Catarina Almqvist, David Mataix-Cols, Henrik Larsson, Paul Lichtenstein
Importance: Differences in cardiovascular autonomic activity between individuals with psychiatric disorders and healthy controls have been observed, but whether cardiovascular autonomic abnormalities are associated with subsequent psychiatric disorders is unknown. Objective: To investigate whether differences in cardiac autonomic function as indexed by resting heart rate and blood pressure are associated with psychiatric disorders during the lifetime of men in Sweden...
October 26, 2016: JAMA Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27773353/suicide-in-tourette-s-and-chronic-tic-disorders
#20
Lorena Fernández de la Cruz, Mina Rydell, Bo Runeson, Gustaf Brander, Christian Rück, Brian M D'Onofrio, Henrik Larsson, Paul Lichtenstein, David Mataix-Cols
BACKGROUND: Persons with neuropsychiatric disorders are at increased risk of suicide, but there is little data concerning Tourette's and chronic tic disorders (TD/CTD). We aimed to quantify the risk of suicidal behavior in a large nationwide cohort of patients with TD/CTD, establish the contribution of psychiatric comorbidity to this risk, and identify predictors of suicide. METHODS: Using a validated algorithm, we identified 7736 TD/CTD cases in the Swedish National Patient Register during a 44-year period (1969-2013)...
August 26, 2016: Biological Psychiatry
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