keyword
MENU ▼
Read by QxMD icon Read
search

Maci

keyword
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27909236/sexual-risk-behaviors-of-african-american-adolescent-females-the-role-of-cognitive-and-religious-factors
#1
Safiya George Dalmida, Natasha Aduloju-Ajijola, Dora Clayton-Jones, Tami L Thomas, Ricardo J Erazo Toscano, Rashunda Lewis, Terri Fleming, Shirley Taylor, Macie Lunyong
INTRODUCTION: African American (AA) high school-age girls are more likely to have had sex before age 13 years and have higher rates of all sexually transmitted infections. Cognition and religion/spirituality are associated with adolescent sexuality, therefore, the purpose of this study was to identify cognitive and religious substrates of AA girls' risky sexual behaviors. METHOD: A descriptive study was conducted with 65 AA girls aged 15 to 20 years using computerized questionnaires and cognitive function tasks...
November 30, 2016: Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Official Journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27896880/a-community-based-cross-sectional-survey-of-medication-utilization-among-chronic-disease-patients-in-china
#2
Mark A Strand, Kirstin Gramith, Macy Royston, Xiaoxi Wang, Judith Perry, Curt Elliott
OBJECTIVES: To determine medication use patterns and associated health outcomes in Chinese individuals with diabetes, hypertension or hyperlipidaemia. METHODS: This community-based cross-sectional study was done in a north China city of 300 000 people. Participants were recruited by poster and phone call through Community Health Centres. Data were collected on 638 Chinese individuals. Interviews were done to screen for disease and health behaviours. Fasting blood was collected and analyzed...
November 29, 2016: International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27881791/measuring-substance-use-among-system-involved-ipv-survivors-a-research-note
#3
Jennifer E O'Brien, Dania Ermentrout, Wen Li, Sarah Dababnah, Cynthia F Rizo, Rebecca J Macy
This research note presents findings from a qualitative study exploring female, system-involved intimate partner violence (IPV) survivors' perspectives on substance use disclosure in the context of research studies. The study sample includes 22 women who completed a court- and/or child protective services (CPS)-mandated IPV parenting program. Analyses revealed three key areas of participants' perspectives on substance use assessment and disclosure: (a) administration setting/format and measurement clarity, (b) administrator characteristics, and (c) repercussions due to breach of confidentiality...
November 22, 2016: Violence Against Women
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27881381/two-year-outcomes-of-a-randomized-trial-investigating-a-6-week-return-to-full-weightbearing-after-matrix-induced-autologous-chondrocyte-implantation
#4
Jay R Ebert, Peter K Edwards, Michael Fallon, Timothy R Ackland, Gregory C Janes, David J Wood
BACKGROUND: Matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI) has demonstrated encouraging outcomes in treating patients with knee cartilage defects. Postoperatively, the time required to attain full weightbearing (WB) remains conservative. HYPOTHESIS: We hypothesized that patients would have no significant clinical or radiological differences or graft complications after an 8-week or 6-week return to full WB after MACI. STUDY DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial; Level of evidence, 1...
November 23, 2016: American Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27876261/cartilage-repair-strategies-in-the-knee-a-survey-of-turkish-surgeons
#5
Nurzat Elmalı, Reha Tandoğan, Murat Demirel, Murat Bozkurt, Tahsin Beyzadeoglu
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to analyze the trends in cartilage repair strategies among Turkish orthopedic surgeons for isolated focal (osteo)chondral lesions of the knee joint. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A web-based survey of 21 questions consisting of surgical indications, techniques and time to return to sports was developed to investigate the preferences of members of the TOTBID and the TUSYAD. RESULTS: A total of 147 surgeons answered the questionnaire...
November 18, 2016: Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27825388/impact-of-cyp19a1-and-esr1-variants-on-early-onset-side-effects-during-combined-endocrine-therapy-in-the-text-trial
#6
Harriet Johansson, Kathryn P Gray, Olivia Pagani, Meredith M Regan, Giuseppe Viale, Valentina Aristarco, Debora Macis, Antonella Puccio, Susanne Roux, Rudolf Maibach, Marco Colleoni, Manuela Rabaglio, Karen N Price, Alan S Coates, Richard D Gelber, Aron Goldhirsch, Roswitha Kammler, Bernardo Bonanni, Barbara A Walley
BACKGROUND: Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the estrogen receptor 1 (ESR1) and cytochrome P450 19A1 (CYP19A1) genes have been associated with breast cancer risk, endocrine therapy response and side effects, mainly in postmenopausal women with early breast cancer. This analysis aimed to assess the association of selected germline CYP19A1 and ESR1 SNPs with early-onset hot flashes, sweating and musculoskeletal symptoms in premenopausal patients enrolled in the Tamoxifen and Exemestane Trial (TEXT)...
November 8, 2016: Breast Cancer Research: BCR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27805950/three-year-md-programs-perspectives-from-the-consortium-of-accelerated-medical-pathway-programs-campp
#7
Joan Cangiarella, Tonya Fancher, Betsy Jones, Lisa Dodson, Shou Ling Leong, Matthew Hunsaker, Robert Pallay, Robert Whyte, Amy Holthouser, Steven B Abramson
In the last decade, there has been renewed interest in three-year MD pathway programs. In 2015, with support from the Josiah Macy Jr., Foundation, eight North American medical schools with three-year accelerated medical pathway programs formed the Consortium of Accelerated Medical Pathway Programs (CAMPP). The schools are two campuses of the Medical College of Wisconsin; McMaster University Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine; Mercer University School of Medicine; New York University School of Medicine; Penn State College of Medicine; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine; University of California, Davis School of Medicine; and University of Louisville School of Medicine...
November 1, 2016: Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27777332/what-do-domestic-violence-and-sexual-assault-service-providers-need-to-know-about-survivors-to-deliver-services
#8
Rebecca J Macy, Sandra L Martin, Ijeoma Nwabuzor Ogbonnaya, Cynthia F Rizo
Using survey data, we investigate perspectives of 80 program directors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault agencies regarding whether gathering specific information at intake is helpful in determining survivors' needs for five service areas: legal advocacy, medical advocacy, support group, counseling, and shelter. We explore whether directors' opinions of information-type usefulness differ by type of service agency (single- or dual-focus). Findings show directors perceive the information most helpful to early service provision includes survivors' goals, experiences of violence and trauma, and health status...
October 24, 2016: Violence Against Women
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27749964/internalizing-and-externalizing-personality-and-subjective-effects-in-a-sample-of-adolescent-cannabis-users
#9
Sara García-Sánchez, Josep Lluís Matalí, María Martín-Fernández, Marta Pardo, Maria Lleras, Carmina Castellano-Tejedor, Josep Maria Haro
Cannabis is the illicit substance most widely used by adolescents. Certain personality traits such as impulsivity and sensation seeking, and the subjective effects experienced after substance use (e.g. euphoria or relaxation) have been identified as some of the main etiological factors of consumption. This study aims to categorize a sample of adolescent cannabis users based on their most dominant personality traits (internalizing and externalizing profile). Then, to make a comparison of both profiles considering a set of variables related to consumption, clinical severity and subjective effects experienced...
October 6, 2016: Adicciones
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27747549/anticipated-resource-utilization-for-injury-versus-non-injury-pediatric-visits-to-emergency-departments
#10
Mark R Zonfrillo, Michelle L Macy, Lawrence J Cook, Tomohiko Funai, Rachel M Stanley, James M Chamberlain, Rebecca M Cunningham, Elizabeth R Alpern
BACKGROUND: Childhood injuries are increasingly treated in emergency departments (EDs) but the relationship between injury severity and ED resource utilization has not been evaluated. The objective of this study was to compare resource utilization for pediatric injury-related ED visits across injury-severity levels and with non-injury visits, using standardized, validated scales. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of 2004-2008 ED visits from the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network Core Data Project...
December 2016: Injury Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27688839/matrix-associated-autologous-chondrocyte-implantation-a-clinical-follow-up-at-15-years
#11
Justus Gille, Peter Behrens, Arndt Peter Schulz, Ralf Oheim, Benjamin Kienast
INTRODUCTION: A prospective clinical investigation was carried out in order to clarify whether Matrix-associated autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI) results in clinical improvement at long-term follow-up. HYPOTHESIS: MACI will result in clinical improvement at long-term follow-up. STUDY DESIGN: Case series; level of evidence, 4. METHODS: Thirty-eight patients were treated with MACI. These patients were evaluated for up to a mean of 16 years (range 15-17 years) after the intervention...
October 2016: Cartilage
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27643974/physicians-nurses-and-medical-assistants-perceptions-of-the-human-papillomavirus-vaccine-in-a-large-integrated-health-care-system
#12
Jordan Mills, Patrick Van Winkle, Macy Shen, Christina Hong, Sharon Hudson
CONTEXT: Vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV) decreases risks of cancer and genital warts and the need for gynecologic procedures, yet nationwide vaccination rates are low. Previous surveys exploring this phenomenon have not included input from nurses and medical assistants, who play integral roles in HPV vaccine delivery. OBJECTIVE: To understand perceptions of HPV vaccine delivery among physicians, nurses, and medical assistants in a large integrated health care system in Southern California...
2016: Permanente Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27605128/comparative-efficacy-of-cartilage-repair-procedures-in-the-knee-a-network-meta-analysis
#13
Jonathan C Riboh, Gregory L Cvetanovich, Brian J Cole, Adam B Yanke
PURPOSE: While numerous randomized controlled trials have compared surgical treatments for cartilage defects of the knee, the comparative efficacy of these treatments is still poorly understood. The goal of this network meta-analysis was to synthesize these randomized data into a comprehensive model allowing pairwise comparisons of all treatment options and treatment rankings based on multiple measures of efficacy. We hypothesized that advanced chondral procedures would have improved outcomes when compared to microfracture...
September 7, 2016: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy: Official Journal of the ESSKA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27587741/a-prospective-clinical-and-radiological-evaluation-at-5-years-after-arthroscopic-matrix-induced-autologous-chondrocyte-implantation
#14
Jay R Ebert, Michael Fallon, David J Wood, Gregory C Janes
BACKGROUND: While midterm outcomes after matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI) are encouraging, the procedure permits an arthroscopic approach that may reduce the morbidity of arthrotomy and permit accelerated rehabilitation. HYPOTHESIS: A significant improvement in clinical and radiological outcomes after arthroscopic MACI will exist through to 5 years after surgery. STUDY DESIGN: Case series; Level of evidence, 4. METHODS: We prospectively evaluated the first 31 patients (15 male, 16 female) who underwent MACI via arthroscopic surgery to address symptomatic tibiofemoral chondral lesions...
September 1, 2016: American Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27569043/hybrid-minimally-invasive-ivor-lewis-esophagectomy-after-neoadjuvant-chemoradiation-yields-excellent-long-term-survival-outcomes-with-minimal-morbidity
#15
Gavitt A Woodard, Jane C Crockard, Carolyn Clary-Macy, Clara T Zoon-Besselink, Kirk Jones, Wolfgang Michael Korn, Andrew H Ko, Alexander R Gottschalk, Stanley J Rogers, David M Jablons
BACKGROUND: There is a clear survival benefit to neoadjuvant chemoradiation prior to esophagectomy for patients with stages II-III esophageal cancer. A minimally invasive esophagectomy approach may decrease morbidity but is more challenging in a previously radiated field and therefore patients who undergo neoadjuvant chemoradiation may experience more postoperative complications. METHODS: A prospective database of all esophageal cancer patients who underwent attempted hybrid minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy was maintained between 2006 and 2015...
August 28, 2016: Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27518635/positive-predictors-of-quality-of-life-for-postpartum-mothers-with-a-history-of-childhood-maltreatment
#16
Jessica L Irwin, Marjorie Beeghly, Katherine L Rosenblum, Maria Muzik
The postpartum period brings a host of biopsychosocial, familial, and economic changes, which may be challenging for new mothers, especially those with trauma histories. Trauma-exposed women are at heightened risk for psychiatric symptomatology and reduced quality of life. The current study sought to evaluate whether a set of hypothesized promotive factors assessed during the first 18 months postpartum (positive parenting, family cohesion, and maternal resilience) are associated with life satisfaction in this population, after controlling for income and postpartum psychiatric symptoms...
August 12, 2016: Archives of Women's Mental Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27484880/a-pooled-analysis-of-cyp2d6-genotype-in-breast-cancer-prevention-trials-of-low-dose-tamoxifen
#17
Harriet Johansson, Sara Gandini, Davide Serrano, Jennifer Gjerde, Monia Lattanzi, Debora Macis, Aliana Guerrieri-Gonzaga, Valentina Aristarco, Gunnar Mellgren, Ernst Lien, Andrea DeCensi, Bernardo Bonanni
Decreased CYP2D6 activity is associated with lower levels of active tamoxifen metabolites. We examined the impact of CYP2D6 genotype on tamoxifen pharmacokinetics, biomarker activity, and efficacy in a pooled analysis of low-dose tamoxifen. Four randomized breast cancer prevention trials of very-low-dose (1 mg/day, n = 52 or 10 mg/week, n = 152) or low-dose tamoxifen (5 mg/day, n = 171) were pooled. DNA from 367 subjects was genotyped for CYP2D6 alleles associated with absent (PM allele: *3, *4, *5, *6, *7, *8, *12, and *14), reduced (IM allele: *9, *10, *17, *29, *41), normal (EM allele), or increased (UM: *XN) enzyme activity...
August 2016: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27454841/impact-of-sex-on-the-clinicopathological-characteristics-and-prognosis-of-papillary-thyroid-cancer
#18
Ekua Yorke, Adrienne Melck, Sam M Wiseman
Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is the most common endocrine malignancy. Observed clinical and pathological differences between the sexes of PTC patients have been reported. There is currently no consensus regarding the impact of sex on PTC prognostication. We studied 566 PTC patients and observed that there was a higher PTC incidence in women, that PTC diagnosis was more challenging in women, and that men tended to present with larger cancers. However, once PTC is diagnosed, both sexes have a similar cancer prognosis, as evaluated using the MACIS (Metastasis, Age, Completeness of Resection, Invasion, Size) score...
August 2016: Canadian Journal of Surgery. Journal Canadien de Chirurgie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27452453/triple-inhaled-therapy-for-chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease
#19
REVIEW
Paolo Montuschi, Mario Malerba, Giuseppe Macis, Nadia Mores, Giuseppe Santini
Combining individual drugs in a single inhaler is the most convenient way to deliver triple therapy. A long-acting muscarinic receptor antagonist (LAMA) added to an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS)/long-acting β2-adrenoceptor agonist (LABA) fixed-dose combination (FDC) can improve efficacy of pharmacological treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). New inhaled ICS/LABA/LAMA FDCs, including fluticasone furoate/vilanterol/umeclidinium, budesonide/formoterol/glycopyrronium and beclometasone/formoterol/glycopyrronium, are in Phase III of clinical development for COPD...
July 21, 2016: Drug Discovery Today
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27370230/can-atorvastatin-with-metformin-change-the-natural-history-of-prostate-cancer-as-characterized-by-molecular-metabolomic-imaging-and-pathological-variables-a-randomized-controlled-trial-protocol
#20
Matthew J Roberts, John W Yaxley, Geoffrey D Coughlin, Troy R J Gianduzzo, Rachel C Esler, Nigel T Dunglison, Suzanne K Chambers, Robyn J Medcraft, Clement W K Chow, Horst Joachim Schirra, Renee S Richards, Nicholas Kienzle, Macy Lu, Ian Brereton, Hema Samaratunga, Joanna Perry-Keene, Diane Payton, Chikara Oyama, Suhail A Doi, Martin F Lavin, Robert A Gardiner
BACKGROUND: Atorvastatin and metformin are known energy restricting mimetic agents that act synergistically to produce molecular and metabolic changes in advanced prostate cancer (PCa). This trial seeks to determine whether these drugs favourably alter selected parameters in men with clinically-localized, aggressive PCa. METHODS/DESIGN: This prospective phase II randomized, controlled window trial is recruiting men with clinically significant PCa, confirmed by biopsy following multiparametric MRI and intending to undergo radical prostatectomy...
September 2016: Contemporary Clinical Trials
keyword
keyword
47693
1
2
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"