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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29067581/serial-intermediate-term-quality-of-life-comparison-after-endoscopic-submucosal-dissection-versus-surgery-in-early-gastric-cancer-patients
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Young-Il Kim, Young Ae Kim, Chan Gyoo Kim, Keun Won Ryu, Young-Woo Kim, Jin Ah Sim, Young Ho Yun, Il Ju Choi
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for early gastric cancer (EGC) is expected to provide better long-term health-related quality of life (HRQOL) by preserving the entire stomach. We aimed to compare serial changes in HRQOL characteristics between patients who underwent ESD versus surgery for EGC. METHODS: A gastric cancer patient cohort was prospectively enrolled from 2004 to 2007. HRQOL of 161 EGC patients was prospectively assessed using the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire-Core 30 (EORTC-QLQ-C30) and the stomach cancer-specific module EORTC-QLQ-STO22 at baseline (i...
October 24, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28960891/retrospective-evaluation-of-155-adult-equids-and-21-foals-with-tetanus-from-western-northern-and-central-europe-2000-2014-part-2-prognostic-assessment
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Gaby van Galen, Joke Rijckaert, Tim Mair, Helene Amory, Lara Armengou, Barbora Bezdekova, Inge Durie, Rikke Findshøj Delany, Nathalie Fouché, Laura Haley, Michael Hewetson, Rene van den Hoven, Anna Kendall, Fernando Malalana, Jessika Muller Cavalleri, Tresemiek Picavet, Katja Roscher, Denis Verwilghen, Cornélie Westermann, Claude Saegerman
OBJECTIVE: To identify prognostic variables for adult equids and foals with tetanus. DESIGN: Multicenter retrospective study (2000-2014). SETTING: Twenty Western, Northern, and Central European university teaching hospitals and private referral centers. ANIMALS: One hundred fifty-five adult equids and 21 foals with tetanus. INTERVENTIONS: None. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS: Variables from history and clinical examination were statistically compared between survivors and nonsurvivors (adults: 49 survivors, 85 nonsurvivors; foals: 7 survivors, 10 nonsurvivors)...
September 28, 2017: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28903552/impact-of-body-mass-index-on-the-quality-of-life-after-total-gastrectomy-for-gastric-cancer
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Ki Bum Park, Ji Yeon Park, Seung Soo Lee, Oh Kyoung Kwon, Ho Young Chung, Wansik Yu
Purpose: We evaluated the impact of postoperative body mass index (BMI) shifts on the quality of life (QoL) following total gastrectomy in patients with gastric cancer. Methods and Methods: QoL data collected from the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) QLQ-C30 and QLQ-STO22 questionnaires were obtained from 417 patients preoperatively and 1 year after surgery. Patients were divided into two groups based on changes in BMI: group 1 comprised patients whose BMI range category dropped, and group 2 included patients who maintained or rose to a higher category compared to their preoperative BMI category...
September 13, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28840313/reliability-and-validity-of-the-md-anderson-dysphagia-inventory-among-japanese-patients
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Yuhei Matsuda, Manabu Kanazawa, Yuriko Komagamine, Masashi Yamashiro, Sumio Akifusa, Shunsuke Minakuchi
This study aimed to validate the Japanese version of a dysphagia-specific quality of life questionnaire, the MD Anderson Dysphagia Inventory (MDADI-J), and to verify trends between MDADI-J and Functional Oral Intake Scale (FOIS) scores. The original 20 MDADI items were translated using a forward-backward method following accepted cultural adaptation guidelines. Seventy-two patients with a history of head and neck cancer treatment completed the MDADI-J between October 2015 and August 2016. Concurrent validity was determined by correlations with the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire-Core 30 (EORTC QLQ-C30) and the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire-Head and Neck 35 (EORTC QLQ-H&N35) instruments...
August 24, 2017: Dysphagia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28737572/european-society-for-paediatric-gastroenterology-hepatology-and-nutrition-guidelines-for-the-evaluation-and-treatment-of-gastrointestinal-and-nutritional-complications-in-children-with-neurological-impairment
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Claudio Romano, Myriam van Wynckel, Jessie Hulst, Ilse Broekaert, Jiri Bronsky, Luigi Dall'Oglio, Nataša F Mis, Iva Hojsak, Rok Orel, Alexandra Papadopoulou, Michela Schaeppi, Nikhil Thapar, Michael Wilschanski, Peter Sullivan, Frédéric Gottrand
OBJECTIVES: Feeding difficulties are frequent in children with neurological impairments and can be associated with undernutrition, growth failure, micronutrients deficiencies, osteopenia, and nutritional comorbidities. Gastrointestinal problems including gastroesophageal reflux disease, constipation, and dysphagia are also frequent in this population and affect quality of life and nutritional status. There is currently a lack of a systematic approach to the care of these patients. With this report, European Society of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition aims to develop uniform guidelines for the management of the gastroenterological and nutritional problems in children with neurological impairment...
August 2017: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28431302/quality-of-life-in-survivors-of-oropharyngeal-cancer-a%C3%A2-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-of-1366-patients
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REVIEW
Sanne Høxbroe Michaelsen, Christian Grønhøj, Jacob Høxbroe Michaelsen, Jeppe Friborg, Christian von Buchwald
Human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) is rapidly increasing in incidence and has a favourable prognosis compared with HPV-negative disease. Current combined therapies include significant risks of morbidity for the growing group of survivors. This systematic review and meta-analysis investigates how treatment affects quality of life (QoL) in survivors of oropharyngeal cancer. PubMed, EMBASE and the Cochrane Library were systematically searched for all studies reporting patient-assessed QoL at least 1 year after treatment for OPC...
June 2017: European Journal of Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28079429/association-between-late-effects-assessed-by-physicians-and-quality-of-life-reported-by-head-and-neck-cancer-survivors
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Rikke Daugaard, Trille Kjaer, Christoffer Johansen, Jane Christiansen, Elo Andersen, Anni L Nielsen, Susanne O Dalton
BACKGROUND: Many survivors of head-and-neck cancer (HNC) suffer from late effects. Their overall quality of life deteriorates during treatment, followed by a slow recovery up to five years after treatment. We examined the association between the severity of physician-assessed late effects and the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) reported by survivors of HNC. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The analysis was based on data collected during follow-up for 136 survivors of cancer in the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, or salivary glands...
February 2017: Acta Oncologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053809/postoperative-quality-of-life-after-total-gastrectomy-compared-with-partial-gastrectomy-longitudinal-evaluation-by-european-organization-for-research-and-treatment-of-cancer-og25-and-sto22
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Jeong-Hwan Lee, Hyuk-Joon Lee, Yun Suk Choi, Tae Han Kim, Yeon-Ju Huh, Yun-Suhk Suh, Seong-Ho Kong, Han-Kwang Yang
PURPOSE: The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer quality-of-life questionnaire-OG25 was developed to evaluate the quality of life in patients with stomach and esophageal cancer. The following are included in the OG25 but not in the STO22: odynophagia, choked when swallowing, weight loss, trouble eating with others, trouble swallowing saliva, trouble talking, and trouble with coughing. In this study, we evaluated the quality of life of gastrectomized patients using both, the OG25 and the STO22...
December 2016: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27787567/patient-s-quality-of-life-after-high-dose-radiation-therapy-for-thoracic-carcinomas-changes-over-time-and-influence-on-clinical-outcome
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Christina Schröder, Rita Engenhart-Cabillic, Hilke Vorwerk, Michael Schmidt, Winfried Huhnt, Eyck Blank, Dietrich Sidow, André Buchali
PURPOSE: Quality of life (QoL) is an important factor in patient care. This analysis is focused on QoL before and after radio(chemo)therapy in patients with thoracic carcinomas, as well as on its influence on clinical follow-up and survival, and the correlation with treatment-related toxicities. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The analysis included 81 patients with intrathoracic carcinoma receiving radio(chemo)therapy. For analysis of QoL, the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-C30) and the lung cancer-specific supplement (EORTC QLQ-LC13) were used...
February 2017: Strahlentherapie und Onkologie: Organ der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft ... [et Al]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27785002/european-society-for-swallowing-disorders-european-union-geriatric-medicine-society-white-paper-oropharyngeal-dysphagia-as-a-geriatric-syndrome
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REVIEW
Laura Wj Baijens, Pere Clavé, Patrick Cras, Olle Ekberg, Alexandre Forster, Gerald F Kolb, Jean-Claude Leners, Stefano Masiero, Jesús Mateos-Nozal, Omar Ortega, David G Smithard, Renée Speyer, Margaret Walshe
This position document has been developed by the Dysphagia Working Group, a committee of members from the European Society for Swallowing Disorders and the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society, and invited experts. It consists of 12 sections that cover all aspects of clinical management of oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD) related to geriatric medicine and discusses prevalence, quality of life, and legal and ethical issues, as well as health economics and social burden. OD constitutes impaired or uncomfortable transit of food or liquids from the oral cavity to the esophagus, and it is included in the World Health Organization's classification of diseases...
2016: Clinical Interventions in Aging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27753176/jackhammer-esophagus-observations-on-a-european-cohort
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T V K Herregods, A J P M Smout, J L S Ooi, D Sifrim, A J Bredenoord
BACKGROUND: With the advent of high-resolution manometry (HRM), a new diagnosis, jackhammer esophagus, was introduced. Little is known about this rare condition, and the relationship between symptoms and hypercontractility is not always straightforward. The aim of our study was to describe a large cohort of patients with jackhammer esophagus and to investigate whether manometric findings are associated with the presence of symptoms. METHODS: All patients from 06, 2014 until 12, 2015 seen at two tertiary centers with at least one hypercontractile swallow (distal contractile integral [DCI] >8000 mm Hg/s/cm) on HRM were analyzed...
October 17, 2016: Neurogastroenterology and Motility: the Official Journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27626318/esophageal-stenting-for-benign-and-malignant-disease-european-society-of-gastrointestinal-endoscopy-esge-clinical-guideline
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Manon C W Spaander, Todd H Baron, Peter D Siersema, Lorenzo Fuccio, Brigitte Schumacher, Àngels Escorsell, Juan-Carlos Garcia-Pagán, Jean-Marc Dumonceau, Massimo Conio, Antonella de Ceglie, Janusz Skowronek, Marianne Nordsmark, Thomas Seufferlein, André Van Gossum, Cesare Hassan, Alessandro Repici, Marco J Bruno
This Guideline is an official statement of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), endorsed by the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), the European Society of Digestive Endoscopy (ESDO), and the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN). The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) system was adopted to define the strength of recommendations and the quality of evidence. Main recommendations for malignant disease 1 ESGE recommends placement of partially or fully covered self-expandable metal stents (SEMSs) for palliative treatment of malignant dysphagia over laser therapy, photodynamic therapy, and esophageal bypass (strong recommendation, high quality evidence)...
October 2016: Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26912765/malt-lymphoma-of-the-base-of-the-tongue-a-rare-case-entity
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Haissan Iftikhar, Moghira Iqbaluddin Siddiqui, Khurram Minhas
Lymphoma is a malignant tumour arising from lymphoid tissue, with the majority of cases being in the lymph nodes, however, in 1/4th of cases, these tumours are found in extralymphoid tissue. Lymphoid tissue is also found in organs having mucosa, such as the digestive tract, salivary gland and in tracheal tissue. This collection of lymphoid tissue is known as mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT), and non-Hodgkin lymphoma involving this extralymphoidal lymph tissue is known as MALT lymphoma. It was first reported by Isaacson and Wright in 1983, however, it was not included as a working diagnosis in clinical use until it was reclassified as 'marginal zone B-cell lymphoma' in a 1994 Revised European American Lymphoma (REAL) classification...
February 24, 2016: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26783519/temporal-changes-in-the-quality-of-acute-stroke-care-in-five-national-audits-across-europe
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Steffi Hillmann, Silke Wiedmann, Alec Fraser, Juan Baeza, Anthony Rudd, Bo Norrving, Kjell Asplund, Maciej Niewada, Martin Dennis, Peter Hermanek, Charles D A Wolfe, Peter U Heuschmann
Background. Data on potential variations in delivery of appropriate stroke care over time are scarce. We investigated temporal changes in the quality of acute hospital stroke care across five national audits in Europe over a period of six years. Methods. Data were derived from national stroke audits in Germany, Poland, Scotland, Sweden, and England/Wales/Northern Ireland participating within the European Implementation Score (EIS) collaboration. Temporal changes in predefined quality indicators with comparable information between the audits were investigated...
2015: BioMed Research International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26577372/functional-outcomes-after-different-types-of-transoral-supraglottic-laryngectomy
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Cesare Piazza, Diego Barbieri, Francesca Del Bon, Paola Grazioli, Pietro Perotti, Alberto Paderno, Barbara Frittoli, Giancarlo Mazza, Sara Penco, Giovanna Gaggero, Piero Nicolai, Giorgio Peretti
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: To seek a correlation between the four types of transoral supraglottic laryngectomies (TSLs) according to the European Laryngological Society (ELS) and postoperative morbidity. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series at an academic institution. METHODS: Chart review was done for 96 patients affected by T1-T3 supraglottic cancers (28 pT1, 46 pT2, 22 pT3) treated by TSL (29 type I, 14 type II, 35 type III, 18 type IV) with CO2 laser...
May 2016: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26446708/incidence-and-features-of-eosinophilic-esophagitis-in-dysphagia-a-prospective-observational-study
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Iain Alexander Murray, Stephne Joyce, Joanne Palmer, Michael Lau, Michael Schultz
OBJECTIVE: The incidence and symptoms associated with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) varies with geographic location, present in 7-15% dysphagic European or North American adults. We aimed to determine incidence and features of EoE in a dysphagic New Zealand population. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 101 consecutive patients presenting with dysphagia to a New Zealand teaching hospital completed a questionnaire (demographics and history) before upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and esophageal biopsies...
March 2016: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26153377/dysphagia-and-health-related-quality-of-life-in-patients-with-eosinophilic-esophagitis-a-long-term-follow-up
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Helen Larsson, Karin Bergman, Caterina Finizia, Leif Johansson, Mogens Bove, Henrik Bergquist
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic immune/antigen-mediated disease, with dysphagia as the main symptom. The aim of this study was to survey symptoms and health-related quality of life in adult patients with EoE at least 1 year after diagnosis and a 2-month course of topical corticosteroids. Forty-seven consecutive patients [79 % males, mean age 49 years (range 18-90 years)] were evaluated using three different questionnaires at three different occasions: the Watson Dysphagia Scale (WDS), the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire-Oesophageal Module 18 (EORTC QLQ-OES18) and the Short Form-36 (SF-36)...
December 2015: European Archives of Oto-rhino-laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26116289/genetic-determinants-of-swallowing-impairments-among-community-dwelling-older-population
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Alicja Raginis-Zborowska, Krisztina Mekli, Antony Payton, William Ollier, Shaheen Hamdy, Neil Pendleton
BACKGROUND: Swallowing difficulties (dysphagia) affect a significant proportion of community dwelling older individuals, being more prevalent in age-associated neurological conditions such as stroke and Parkinson's disease. The genetic determinants of dysphagia are still being explored and have largely been studied through candidate gene analysis approaches. The aim of the study was to perform a genome-wide association study (GWAS) of common genetic single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) and self-reported swallowing impairments in a longitudinal cohort of community dwelling older adults...
September 2015: Experimental Gerontology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26041548/long-term-late-toxicities-and-quality-of-life-for-survivors-of-nasopharyngeal-carcinoma-treated-with-intensity-modulated-radiotherapy-versus-non-intensity-modulated-radiotherapy
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Tai-Lin Huang, Chih-Yen Chien, Wen-Ling Tsai, Kuan-Cho Liao, Shang-Yu Chou, Hsin-Ching Lin, Sheng Dean Luo, Tsair-Fwu Lee, Chien-Hung Lee, Fu-Min Fang
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to investigate late toxicities and quality of life (QOL) of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) with long-term survival after treatment by intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) versus non-IMRT. METHODS: An observational, cross-sectional study of QOL and late toxicities was conducted in 242 patients with NPC with survival of >5 years after treatment with IMRT (n = 100) or non-IMRT (n = 142) by using physician-assessed toxicities (Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events [CTCAE] version 4) and the patient-reported European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire-Core 30-questions (EORTC QLQ-C30) and the Head and Neck 35-questions (EORTC QLQ-C30-H&N35) module...
April 2016: Head & Neck
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26027943/gastrostomy-in-patients-with-amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis-progas-a-prospective-cohort-study
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MULTICENTER STUDY
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BACKGROUND: Gastrostomy feeding is commonly used to support patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis who develop severe dysphagia. Although recommended by both the American Academy of Neurology and the European Federation of Neurological Societies, currently little evidence indicates the optimum method and timing for gastrostomy insertion. We aimed to compare gastrostomy insertion approaches in terms of safety and clinical outcomes. METHODS: In this large, longitudinal, prospective cohort study (ProGas), we enrolled patients with a diagnosis of definite, probable, laboratory supported, or possible amyotrophic lateral sclerosis who had agreed with their treating clinicians to undergo gastrostomy at 24 motor neuron disease care centres or clinics in the UK...
July 2015: Lancet Neurology
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