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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29881463/intestinal-ultrasound-and-management-of-small-bowel-crohn-s-disease
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REVIEW
Torsten Kucharzik, Christian Maaser
As Crohn's disease (CD) is predominantly located within the small bowel, imaging of the small bowel plays an intriguing role in the primary diagnosis as well as in the monitoring of patients with CD. Intestinal ultrasound (IUS) offers several advantages over endoscopy and other imaging modalities. Obvious advantages of IUS include noninvasiveness, rapid availability and cost effectiveness. IUS has been shown to have high accuracy in detecting small bowel CD and determining intra- and extramural complications such as stenoses, fistulae and abscesses...
2018: Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29868836/the-liver-first-approach-for-combined-lung-and-liver-transplantation
#2
Jawad Salman, Gerrit Grannas, Fabio Ius, Wiebke Sommer, Thiery Siemeni, Murat Avsar, Christian Kuehn, Dietmar Boethig, Felix Fleissner, Dmitry Bobylev, Jens Gottlieb, Juergen Klempnauer, Tobias Welte, Axel Haverich, Igor Tudorache, Gregor Warnecke, Frank Lehner
OBJECTIVES: Combined lung and liver transplantation (Lu-LTx) is an established therapy for patients with cystic fibrosis. The initial sequence has primarily been lung first. We changed the sequence to 'liver first' in 2006. The aim of this study is to present outcomes of this procedure. METHODS: The records of combined lung and liver transplant patients treated at our institution between April 1999 and November 2016 were reviewed retrospectively. RESULTS: A total of 27 patients received a combined Lu-LTx at our institute...
June 3, 2018: European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29779870/central-adiposity-markers-plasma-lipid-profile-and-cardiometabolic-risk-prediction-in-overweight-obese-individuals
#3
Rocco Barazzoni, Gianluca Gortan Cappellari, Annamaria Semolic, Mario Ius, Michela Zanetti, Antonio Gabrielli, Pierandrea Vinci, Gianfranco Guarnieri, Giorgio Simon
BACKGROUND: Waist circumference (WC) is the currently recommended marker of central fat for cardiometabolic risk screening. Alternative surrogate markers have been recently proposed to better reflect the metabolic impact of central fat accumulation per se, based on WC normalization by height (Weight-to-Height Ratio - WtoH; Body Roundness Index - BRI) or body mass index (BMI) without (A Body Shape Index - ABSI) or with inclusion of plasma triglyceride and HDL-cholesterol concentrations (Visceral Adiposity Index - VAI)...
May 8, 2018: Clinical Nutrition: Official Journal of the European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29747214/intestinal-perforation-due-to-deep-infiltrating-endometriosis-during-pregnancy-case-report
#4
Márcia Mendonça Carneiro, Luciana Maria Pyramo Costa, Maria Das Graças Torres, Patrícia Salomé Gouvea, Ivete de Ávila
We report the case of a 33 year-old woman who complained of severe dysmenorrhea since menarche. From 2003 to 2009, she underwent 4 laparoscopies for the treatment of pain associated with endometriosis. After all four interventions, the pain recurred despite the use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogues and the insertion of a levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS). Finally, a colonoscopy performed in 2010 revealed rectosigmoid stenosis probably due to extrinsic compression. The patient was advised to get pregnant before treating the intestinal lesion...
April 2018: Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetrícia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29746814/a-case-series-on-the-use-of-levonorgestrel-52mg-intrauterine-system-after-organ-transplant
#5
Cassia R T Juliato, Paulo Stahlscmidt, Arlete Fernandes, Ilza Monteiro, Luis Bahamondes
OBJECTIVE: To assess the clinical performance (pregnancy and occurrence of pelvic infection) of the levonorgestrel 52-mg intrauterine system (LNG IUS) in solid organ transplant recipients. STUDY DESIGN: We performed a retrospective chart review of all patients seen in the Family Planning Clinic at the University of Campinas Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 2007-2017 to identify women with solid organ transplantation using immunosuppression who received a LNG- IUS...
May 7, 2018: Contraception
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29733279/improved-plane-wave-ultrasound-beamforming-by-incorporating-angular-weighting-and-coherent-compounding-in-fourier-domain
#6
Chuan Chen, Gijs A G M Hendriks, Ruud J G van Sloun, Hendrik H G Hansen, Chris L de Korte
In this paper, a novel processing framework is introduced for Fourier-domain beamforming of plane-wave ultrasound data, which incorporates coherent compounding and angular weighting in the Fourier domain. Angular weighting implies spectral weighting by a 2-D steering-angle-dependent filtering template. The design of this filter is also optimized as part of this paper. Two widely used Fourier-domain plane-wave ultrasound beamforming methods, i.e., Lu's f-k and Stolt's f-k methods, were integrated in the framework...
May 2018: IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29720887/rapid-progress-towards-elimination-of-lymphatic-filariasis-in-endemic-regions-of-myanmar-as-a-result-of-16-years-of-anti-filarial-activities-2001-2016
#7
Kyawt Mon Win, Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Thae Maung Maung, Tin Oo, Aung Thi, Khin Nan Lon, Zaw Lin
Background: As Myanmar progresses towards lymphatic filariasis (LF) elimination, it is important to know how well the anti-filarial activities have performed. The present study was conducted to study the implementation of the key anti-filarial activities and their impact on key indicators of LF transmission. Methods: A secondary analysis of aggregate program data on the anti-filarial activities was conducted in four endemic state/regions of Myanmar receiving at least six mass drug administration (MDA) rounds during 2001-2016...
2018: Tropical Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29719115/preemptive-treatment-of-early-donor-specific-antibodies-with-iga-and-igm-enriched-intravenous-human-immunoglobulins-in-lung-transplantation
#8
Fabio Ius, Murielle Verboom, Wiebke Sommer, Reza Poyanmehr, Ann-Kathrin Knoefel, Jawad Salman, Christian Kuehn, Murat Avsar, Thierry Siemeni, Caroline Erdfelder, Michael Hallensleben, Dietmar Boethig, Nicolaus Schwerk, Carsten Mueller, Tobias Welte, Christine Falk, Axel Haverich, Igor Tudorache, Gregor Warnecke
This retrospective study presents our 4-year experience of preemptive treatment of early anti-HLA donor specific antibodies with IgA- and IgM-enriched immunoglobulins. We compared outcomes between patients with antibodies and treatment (case patients) and patients without antibodies (control patients). Records of patients transplanted at our institution between 03/2013 and 11/2017 were reviewed. The treatment protocol included one single 2g/kg immunoglobulin infusion followed by successive 0.5g/kg infusions for a maximum of 6 months, usually combined with a single dose of anti-CD20 antibody and, in case of clinical rejection or positive crossmatch, with plasmapheresis or immunoabsorption...
May 2, 2018: American Journal of Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29715112/low-dose-lng-ius-as-therapy-for-endometrial-hyperplasia-a-prospective-cohort-pilot-study
#9
Elise Thoresen Sletten, Marit Arnes, Anne Beate Vereide, Anne Ørbo
BACKGROUND/AIM: Progestin therapy has been accepted as therapy for low- and medium-risk endometrial hyperplasia. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of the low-dose levonorgestrel-impregnated intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) 13.5 mg (Jaydess®, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Berlin, Germany) as therapy for endometrial hyperplasia. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 21 women with histologically-verified endometrial hyperplasia were prospectively treated with LNG-IUS Jaydess...
May 2018: Anticancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29684326/twelve-month-discontinuation-rates-of-levonorgestrel-intrauterine-system-13-5-mg-and-subdermal-etonogestrel-implant-in-women-aged-18-44-a-retrospective-claims-database-analysis
#10
Amy Law, Laura Liao, Jay Lin, Avin Yaldo, Richard Lynen
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the 12-month discontinuation rates of levonorgestrel intrauterine system 13.5 mg (LNG-IUS 13.5) and subdermal etonogestrel (ENG) implant in the US. STUDY DESIGN: We identified women aged 18-44 who had an insertion of LNG-IUS 13.5 or ENG implant from the MarketScan Commercial claims database (7/1/2013-9/30/2014). Women were required to have 12 months of continuous insurance coverage prior to the insertion (baseline) and at least 12-months after (follow-up)...
April 21, 2018: Contraception
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29675718/ultrasound-guided-brain-surgery-echographic-visibility-of-different-pathologies-and-surgical-applications-in-neurosurgical-routine
#11
Domenico Policicchio, Artan Doda, Enrico Sgaramella, Stefano Ticca, Filippo Veneziani Santonio, Riccardo Boccaletti
BACKGROUND: The use of intraoperative ultrasound (iUS) has increased in the last 15 years becoming a standard tool in many neurosurgical centers. Our aim was to assess the utility of routine use of iUS during various types of intracranial surgery. We reviewed our series to assess ultrasound visibility of different pathologies and iUS applications during the course of surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a retrospective review of 162 patients who underwent intracranial surgery with assistance of the iUS guidance system (SonoWand)...
June 2018: Acta Neurochirurgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29662538/the-accuracy-of-intestinal-ultrasound-compared-with-small-bowel-capsule-endoscopy-in-assessment-of-suspected-crohn-s-disease-in-patients-with-negative-ileocolonoscopy
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Dan Carter, Lior H Katz, Eytan Bardan, Eti Salomon, Shulamit Goldstein, Shomron Ben Horin, Uri Kopylov, Rami Eliakim
Background: Small bowel involvement in Crohn's disease (CD) is frequently proximal to the ileocecal valve and inaccessible by conventional ileocolonoscopy (IC). Small bowel capsule endoscopy (SBCE) is among the prime modalities for assessment of small bowel disease in these patients. Intestinal ultrasound (IUS) is an accurate bedside fast and low-cost diagnostic modality utilized in CD for both diagnosis and monitoring. The aim of this study was to examine the accuracy of IUS in patients with suspected CD after a negative IC, and to evaluate the correlation of IUS with SBCE, inflammatory biomarkers and other cross-sectional imaging techniques...
2018: Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29602870/using-program-data-to-improve-access-to-family-planning-and-enhance-the-method-mix-in-conflict-affected-areas-of-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo
#13
Lara S Ho, Erin Wheeler
Unmet need for family planning in the conflict-affected area of eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been reported to be as high as 38%, and women in such conflict settings are often the most at risk for maternal mortality. The International Rescue Committee implements the Family Planning and Post-Abortion Care in Emergencies program in 3 provinces of eastern DRC to provide women and couples access to family planning, including long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs). This article presents routine program data from June 2011 through December 2013 from 2 health zones as well as results from a qualitative assessment of family planning clients and of male and female non-users, conducted in 2013...
March 21, 2018: Global Health, Science and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29588160/role-for-primary-immunosuppression-with-everolimus-after-pulmonary-transplantation
#14
J Salman, K Jansson, Th Siemeni, W Sommer, A-K Knoefel, L Ahrens, T Nakagiri, F Ius, I Tudorache, B Kruse, S Thissen, D Jonigk, M Strüber, A Haverich, G Warnecke, M Avsar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 26, 2018: Transplant Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29571176/intraoperative-ultrasound-appearance-of-a-pancreatic-cerebral-metastasis-a-case-report
#15
Carmine Antonio Donofrio, Lina Raffaella Barzaghi, Jody Filippo Capitanio, Andrea Cavalli, Pietro Panni, Silvia Snider, Pietro Mortini
BACKGROUND:  Brain metastases (BMs) derived from pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PAC) have an extremely low incidence (0.1-0.4%) and are usually associated with a very poor prognosis. The treatment strategy is palliative and includes conventional radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, chemotherapy, and surgical resection. CASE DESCRIPTION:  A 39-year-old man with a history of PAC developed a systemic tumor relapse with intracranial progression. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) documented a right rolandic, cortical, and cystic lesion with leptomeningeal intrasulcular extension...
March 23, 2018: Journal of Neurological Surgery. Part A, Central European Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29560743/bleeding-patterns-for-the-liletta-%C3%A2-levonorgestrel-52-mg-intrauterine-system
#16
Courtney A Schreiber, Stephanie B Teal, Paul D Blumenthal, Lisa M Keder, Andrea I Olariu, Mitchell D Creinin
PURPOSE: Evaluate bleeding patterns for the Liletta® levonorgestrel 52 mg intrauterine system (IUS) using the World Health Organization Belsey definitions. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This prospective multicenter trial evaluates the efficacy and safety of Liletta® (Clinicaltrials.gov NCT00995150). We evaluated bleeding patterns for 1700 nulliparous and multiparous women using a daily diary completed by participants for the first 2 years and by questionnaire every 3 months thereafter...
April 2018: European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29553761/a-bifactor-model-of-intolerance-of-uncertainty-in-undergraduate-and-clinical-samples-do-we-need-to-reconsider-the-two-factor-model
#17
Sarah Shihata, Peter M McEvoy, Barbara Ann Mullan
The theorized role that intolerance of uncertainty (IU) plays in the acquisition, maintenance, and treatment of multiple emotional disorders underscores the importance of valid assessment tools. Research using the Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale-Short form (IUS-12) has conceptualized IU along 2 dimensions, namely, prospective IU and inhibitory IU. However, recent research has cast doubt on the separability of these dimensions. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the fit of competing measurement models of the IUS-12 in separate undergraduate (N = 506) and clinical (N = 524) samples...
March 19, 2018: Psychological Assessment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29537321/risk-factors-and-the-choice-of-long-acting-reversible-contraception-following-medical-abortion-effect-on-subsequent-induced-abortion-and-unwanted-pregnancy
#18
Riina Korjamo, Oskari Heikinheimo, Maarit Mentula
OBJECTIVE: To analyse the post-abortion effect of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) plans and initiation on the risk of subsequent unwanted pregnancy and abortion. MATERIALS AND METHODS: retrospective cohort study of 666 women who underwent medical abortion between January-May 2013 at Helsinki University Hospital, Finland. Altogether 159 (23.8%) women planning post-abortion use of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) participated in a randomized study and had an opportunity to receive the LNG-IUS free-of-charge from the hospital...
April 2018: European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29530557/-endometriosis-medical-treatment-hormonal-treatment-for-the-management-of-pain-and-endometriotic-lesions-recurrence-cngof-has-endometriosis-guidelines
#19
S Geoffron, J Cohen, M Sauvan, G Legendre, J M Wattier, E Daraï, H Fernandez, N Chabbert-Buffet
The available literature, from 2006 to 2017, on hormonal treatment has been analysed as a contribution to the HAS-CNGOF task force for the treatment of endometriosis. Available data are heterogeneous and the general level of evidence is moderate. Hormonal treatment is usually offered as the primary option to women suffering from endometriosis. It cannot be used in women willing to conceive. In women who have not been operated, the first line of hormonal treatment includes combined oral contraceptives (COC) and the levonorgestrel-releasing intra uterine system (52mg LNG-IUS)...
March 2018: Gynecologie, Obstetrique, Fertilite & Senologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29510966/-medical-treatment-for-the-management-of-painful-endometriosis-without-infertility-cngof-has-endometriosis-guidelines
#20
M Sauvan, N Chabbert-Buffet, M Canis, P Collinet, X Fritel, S Geoffron, G Legendre, J-M Wattier, H Fernandez
OBJECTIVE: To provide clinical practice guidelines for the management of painful endometriosis in women without infertility. METHODS: Systematic review of the literature literature since 2006, level of evidence rating, external proofreading and grading of the recommendation grade by an expert group according to HAS methodology. RESULTS: Combined hormonal contraceptives (COP) and the levonorgestrel-releasing intra-uterin system (LNG-IUS) are recommended as first-line hormonal therapies for the treatment of painful endometriosis (grade B)...
March 2018: Gynecologie, Obstetrique, Fertilite & Senologie
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