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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28648192/-contemporary-behavioural-addictions-an-overview-and-the-nursing-position
#1
Philippe Nuss
Behavioural addiction is characterised by thoughts focused on a particular activity and its repetition, with a significant amount of time devoted to this activity at the expense of others. The nurse must adapt to these addicts by treating them as individuals without judging them and by trying to understand how they have tried, through this behaviour, to resolve their issues. The challenge is to reposition the body at the heart of the nursing relationship.
June 2017: Soins; la Revue de Référence Infirmière
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28626162/intervention-of-the-nuss-procedure-on-the-mental-health-of-pectus-excavatum-patients
#2
Li Luo, Bo Xu, Xinling Wang, Bo Tan, Jing Zhao
Pectus excavatum (PE) is the most common congenital chest wall deformity, but little is known about the influence of the Nuss surgical procedure on mental health of patients with PE. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the influence of the PE Nuss surgical procedure on mental health in Chinese patients and identify the predictors of psychological status for PE. Patients with PE (n = 266) underwent a standard surgical procedure by the same surgeon and did the Symptom Checklist 90 (SCL-90) and the Self-rating Depression Scale (SDS) questionnaires before and 1 year after surgery...
June 16, 2017: Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28616300/late-cardiac-tamponade-following-nuss-procedure-for-pectus-excavatum
#3
Jong-Hyun Baek, Young-Uk Lee, Tae-Eun Jung, Dong-Hyup Lee, Jung-Cheul Lee
The Nuss procedure is a recently developed technique for correction of pectus excavatum. A 23-year-old female patient presented at our emergency department with clinical signs of cardiac tamponade, which required an emergency procedure. Sixteen months ago, she underwent the Nuss procedure with a single bar. Her preoperative Haller index was 5. We report on a case of delayed recurrent cardiac tamponade that occurred 16 and 18 months after the patient underwent the Nuss procedure; in this case, we treated the patient with pericardiocentesis the first time and performed pericardial window creation with bar removal the second time...
May 2017: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28615652/development-of-a-computer-aided-design-and-finite-element-analysis-combined-method-for-customized-nuss-bar-in-pectus-excavatum-surgery
#4
Longhan Xie, Siqi Cai, Liang Xie, Gang Chen, Haiyu Zhou
Pectus excavatum (PEX) is the most common chest deformity in children, which is usually corrected by using the minimally invasive Nuss method. The orthopedic effect of the Nuss operation is mainly evaluated by both the Haller index and the appearance of the chest wall configuration, which is dependent on the operator's clinical experience to a great extent. To improve the orthopedic effect, we proposed a novel method to individually design and optimize the shape of the Nuss bar and to advise its location as well as the incisions...
June 14, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28609962/-i-macrocyrtus-i-i-imomzodai-i-bar%C3%A5-evskis-2016-a-new-synonym-of-i-metapocyrtus-i-i-orthocyrtus-i-i-orbiferoides-i-schultze-1918-coleoptera-curculionidae-entiminae
#5
Hiraku Yoshitake
Metapocyrtus (Orthocyrtus) orbiferoides Schultze, 1918 was described based on the female holotype collected from Ilocos Norte, North Luzon, Philippines. Since that time, it has been left unstudied for almost a century until I examined the holotype of M. (O.) orbiferoides in 2010 at Senckenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen, Museum für Tierkunde, Dresden (SMTD). Recently, Barševskis (2016) described Macrocyrtus imomzodai based on two female specimens from Ilocos Norte, Luzon. Judging from the original description and dorsal and lateral habitus images, it is quite apparent that M...
April 18, 2017: Zootaxa
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28606386/comparison-of-the-nuss-versus-ravitch-procedure-for-pectus-excavatum-repair-an-updated-meta-analysis
#6
Yong Zhong Mao, ShaoTao Tang, Shuai Li
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: To evaluate surgical outcomes of Nuss versus Ravitch repair of pectus excavatum via a systematic review and meta-analysis. METHODS: Medline, PubMed, Cochrane, EMBASE, and Google Scholar databases were searched up to September 5, 2016 using the following search terms: pectus excavatum, funnel chest, Nuss; Ravitch, minimally invasive, and open surgery. Randomized controlled trials, two-arm prospective, and two-arm retrospective studies were eligible for inclusion...
June 3, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28593866/-open-digit-amputation-in-cattle-surgery-wound-healing-and-follow-up
#7
D Devaux, A Steiner, F Pipoz, K Nuss
The aim of this retrospective study was to document secondary wound healing and outcome in 20 cattle that had undergone digit amputation at the level of the distal metaphysis of the first phalanx between April 2009 and June 2015. The surgical technique for amputation was simple and fast, and granulation tissue covered the stump of the first phalanx 9 to 30 days postoperatively. Complications associated with wound healing were seen in 7 animals and in 3, a second surgery was required; all 20 cattle were discharged from the clinic...
June 2017: Schweizer Archiv Für Tierheilkunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28577203/the-non-union-scoring-system-an-interobserver-reliability-study
#8
M van Basten Batenburg, I B Houben, T J Blokhuis
PURPOSE: The Non-Union Scoring System (NUSS) aims to classify non-unions according to their severity and relate them to four treatment categories. The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability of the NUSS. In addition we assessed its clinical validity. METHODS: Forty-four Patients with a tibia non-union between 2005 and 2015 were included in this study. Data from all included patients were scored independently by three observers according to the NUSS criteria...
June 2, 2017: European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery: Official Publication of the European Trauma Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28575679/wnt-%C3%AE-catenin-signaling-disease-and-emerging-therapeutic-modalities
#9
REVIEW
Roel Nusse, Hans Clevers
The WNT signal transduction cascade is a main regulator of development throughout the animal kingdom. Wnts are also key drivers of most types of tissue stem cells in adult mammals. Unsurprisingly, mutated Wnt pathway components are causative to multiple growth-related pathologies and to cancer. Here, we describe the core Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway, how it controls stem cells, and contributes to disease. Finally, we discuss strategies for Wnt-based therapies.
June 1, 2017: Cell
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28518080/rearing-ixodes-scapularis-the-black-legged-tick-feeding-immature-stages-on-mice
#10
Andrew B Nuss, Manoj G Mathew, Monika Gulia-Nuss
Ixodes scapularis, the vector of Lyme disease, is one of the most important disease vectors in the eastern and Midwestern United States. This species is a three host tick that requires a blood meal from a vertebrate host for each development stage, and the adult females require a blood meal for reproduction. Larval ticks attach to their host for 3 - 5 days for feeding and drop off the host when fully engorged. This dependency on several different hosts and the lengthy attachment time for engorgement complicates tick rearing in the laboratory setting...
May 8, 2017: Journal of Visualized Experiments: JoVE
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28508918/-local-anaesthesia-in-ruminants
#11
Karl Nuss, Andrea Schwarz, Simone Ringer
The use of local anaesthesia in ruminants allows many surgical procedures to be conducted free of pain, efficiently and inexpensively in the field. Local anaesthesia combined with sedation and immobilisation of the animal can replace general anaesthesia for many procedures (e. g. castration, claw amputation). The level of difficulty differs among various local anaesthetic techniques: local infiltration of tissue or anaesthesia of the cornual nerve are easily performed, whereas local anaesthesia of the eye, regional anaesthesia in limbs or anaesthesia for umbilical surgery are more difficult to carry out...
May 16, 2017: Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28502740/isolation-of-an-insulin-like-peptide-from-the-asian-malaria-mosquito-anopheles-stephensi-that-acts-as-a-steroidogenic-gonadotropin-across-diverse-mosquito-taxa
#12
Andrew B Nuss, Mark R Brown
Many insulin-like peptides (ILPs) have been identified in insects, yet only a few were isolated in their native form for structural and functional studies. Antiserum produced to ILP3 in Aedes aegypti was used in a radioimmunoassay to monitor the purification of an ILP from heads of adult An. stephensi and recognized the ILP in other immunoassays. The structure of the purified peptide matched that predicted for the ILP3 in this species. The native form stimulated ecdysteroid production by ovaries isolated from non-blood fed females...
May 11, 2017: General and Comparative Endocrinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28485603/light-mediated-preparation-of-palladium-nanoparticles-as-catalysts-for-alkyne-cis-semihydrogenation
#13
Florian Mäsing, Harald Nüsse, Jürgen Klingauf, Armido Studer
A bisacylphosphine oxide photoinitiator was used for the light mediated preparation of palladium nanoparticles (PdNPs) with a small diameter of 2.8 nm. All starting materials are commercially available, and PdNP synthesis is experimentally very easy to conduct. The PdNP-hybrid material was applied as catalyst for the semihydrogenation of various internal alkynes to provide the corresponding alkenes in excellent yields (up to 99%) and Z-selectivities (Z/E ratios up to 99/1).
May 9, 2017: Organic Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28485535/self-assembly-of-redox-responsive-polymer-nanocontainers-for-intracellular-delivery-by-a-reversible-supramolecular-stabilization-of-vesicles
#14
Wilke de Vries, David Grill, Matthias Tesch, Andrea Ricker, Harald Nüsse, Jürgen Klingauf, Armido Studer, Volker Gerke, Bart Jan Ravoo
We present self-assembly of redox-responsive polymer nanocontainers comprising a cyclodextrin vesicle core and a thin reductively cleavable polymer shell anchored via host-guest recognition on the vesicle surface. The nanocontainers are of uniform size, show high stability and selectively respond to a mild reductive trigger as revealed by dynamic light scattering, transmission electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, a quantitative thiol assay and fluorescence spectroscopy. Live cell imaging experiments demonstrate a specific redox-responsive release and cytoplasmic delivery of encapsulated hydrophilic payloads such as the pH-probe pyranine, and the fungal toxin phalloidin...
May 9, 2017: Angewandte Chemie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28445085/regenerative-surgery-in-the-treatment-of-cosmetic-defect-following-nuss-procedure
#15
Flavio Facchini, Marco Ghionzoli, Alessandra Martin, Sara Tanini, Sara Ugolini, Roberto Lo Piccolo, Antonio Messineo
BACKGROUND: In the past decade, the minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum (MIRPE) has become the treatment of choice for severe pectus excavatum (PE), proving acceptable to excellent cosmetic results. Recently, autologous fat grafting (FG) has been identified in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery to ideally handle volume and contour defects. We report our experience about FG in the treatment of residual minor defects after MIRPE and a proposal for a new indication of this largely adopted technique...
April 26, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28440717/serum-carotenoid-interactions-in-premenopausal-women-reveal-%C3%AE-carotene-is-negatively-impacted-by-body-fat
#16
Emily Taylor Nuss, Ashley R Valentine, Zhumin Zhang, HuiChuan Jennifer Lai, Sherry A Tanumihardjo
Increasing body mass indices (BMIs) across the globe reflect pandemic shifts towards habitual positive energy imbalances. Excess body fat in individuals is often associated with high-energy and high-fat diets scanty in fresh produce. Carotenoids are fat-soluble pigments plentiful in many fruits and vegetables. They are well-known for provitamin A and antioxidant functions, but little research has been done related to carotenoid-body mass interactions. Serum carotenoids were analyzed relative to body fat to determine correlations between major serum carotenoids, retinol, BMI, fat mass, and lean mass...
January 1, 2017: Experimental Biology and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28366437/mechanical-histological-and-functional-properties-remain-inferior-in-conservatively-treated-achilles-tendons-in-rodents-long-term-evaluation
#17
Benjamin R Freedman, George W Fryhofer, Nabeel S Salka, Harina A Raja, Cody D Hillin, Courtney A Nuss, Daniel C Farber, Louis J Soslowsky
Conservative treatment (non-operative) of Achilles tendon ruptures is suggested to produce equivalent capacity for return to function; however, long term results and the role of return to activity (RTA) for this treatment paradigm remain unclear. Therefore, the objective of this study was to evaluate the long term response of conservatively treated Achilles tendons in rodents with varied RTA. Sprague Dawley rats (n=32) received unilateral blunt transection of the Achilles tendon followed by randomization into groups that returned to activity after 1-week (RTA1) or 3-weeks (RTA3) of limb casting in plantarflexion, before being euthanized at 16-weeks post-injury...
May 3, 2017: Journal of Biomechanics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28364483/ecomment-the-nuss-technique-a-track-full-of-hazards
#18
Alain J Wurtz, Emmanuel Brian
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 1, 2017: Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28341230/intraoperative-cryoanalgesia-for-managing-pain-after-the-nuss-procedure
#19
Claire Graves, Olajire Idowu, Sang Lee, Benjamin Padilla, Sunghoon Kim
BACKGROUND: Cryoanalgesia prevents pain by freezing the affected peripheral nerve. We report the use of intraoperative cryoanalgesia during the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum and describe our initial experience, modifications of technique, and lessons learned. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of patients who received cryoanalgesia during the Nuss procedure between June 1, 2015, and April 30, 2016, at our institutions and analyzed modifications in surgical technique during this early adoption period...
June 2017: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28329174/ccr7-deficiency-modulates-t-cell-response-and-increases-susceptibility-to-yersinia-pseudotuberculosis-infection
#20
Joern Pezoldt, Fabio Pisano, Wiebke Heine, Maria Pasztoi, Maik Rosenheinrich, Aaron M Nuss, Marina C Pils, Immo Prinz, Reinhold Förster, Jochen Huehn, Petra Dersch
Background: To successfully limit pathogen dissemination an immunological link between the entry tissue of the pathogen and the underlying secondary lymphoid organs (SLO) needs to be established to prime adaptive immune responses. Here, the prerequisite of CCR7 to mount host immune responses within SLOs during gastrointestinal Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection to limit pathogen spread was investigated. Methods: Survival, bacterial dissemination, intestinal and systemic pathology of wild type (WT) and CCR7-/- mice were assessed and correlated to the presence of immune cell subsets and cytokine responses throughout the course of infection...
January 27, 2017: Journal of Infectious Diseases
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