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Research Article | 10-July-2018

Further evidence of high level of persistence of pediatric bipolar-I disorder from childhood onto young adulthood: a five-year follow up

Background:Pediatric bipolar (BP)-I disorder affects a sizeable minority of children and is associated with high levels of morbidity. Relatively few studies have assessed the persistence of the disorder over time.Objective:The main aim of this study was to extend our findings from our 4-year follow-up study examining rates of persistence of pediatric BP-I disorder onto late adolescent years and young adulthood 5 years after our original study.Methods:We conducted a 1-year extension to our

Janet Wozniak, Rebecca Wolenski, Maura Fitzgerald, Stephen V. Faraone, Gagan Joshi, Mai Uchida, Joseph Biederman

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 6 , ISSUE 1, 40–51

research-article | 23-April-2021

A longitudinal investigation of cognitive functioning and its relationship to symptom severity and academic functioning in treatment seeking youth with ADHD

relationship with Wechsler composites and school grades were investigated. First, and based on the evidence available, we hypothesized that FSIQ (i.e. standardized composite scores, based on comparison to same-aged peers) would be stable at the group level between the baseline and the follow-up assessment in the ADHD group. Based on the limited evidence available, Verbal Comprehension, Perceptual Reasoning, Working Memory, Processing Speed (i.e. standardized index scores, based on comparison to same-aged

Pia Tallberg, Maria Rastam, Sean Perrin, Anne-Li Hallin, Peik Gustafsson

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 9 , 52–63

Research Article | 20-November-2017

Clinical use of second-generation antipsychotics in children

existing follow-up recommendations and evidence for the metabolic adverse effects of SGAs in children, research evidence has not translated into clinical practice.Objective:The aim of this study was to assess the clinical use and follow-up practices of SGA medication among child psychiatric patients of one university hospital in Finland.Method:This retrospective patient report-based study was conducted at the Child Psychiatric Clinic of Tampere University Hospital, Finland. The study sample consisted

Kirsi Kakko, Leena Pihlakoski, Raili Salmelin, Päivi Keskinen, Kaija Puura, Tuula Tamminen

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 5 , ISSUE 2, 77–88

Research Article | 12-December-2017

A NEW METHOD TO ASSESS PERCEIVED WELL-BEING AMONG ELDERLY PEOPLE – A FOLLOW-UP STUDY

This is a follow-up study to a previous experiment that evaluated the feasibility of a simple monitoring device, Con-Dis, in assessing perceived well-being (PWB) among elderly people. Additionally, in the present study Con-Dis was used at the same time as blood pressure and heart rate monitors and pedometers to see the possible correlation between PWB, blood pressure, heart rate, and time spent on outdoor activity. The Con-Dis device proved technically functional, feasible, and informative

Jori Reijula, Toni Rosendahl, Kari Reijula, Paula Roilas, Heikki Roilas, Raimo Sepponen

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 3 , ISSUE 2, 130–475

Article | 20-July-2021

Two-phase treatment of iatrogenic periodontitis: an eight-year follow-up

. Carefully-sequenced interdisciplinary management and co-operation, appropriate biomechanics aided by temporary anchorage devices, and a long term follow-up are noted as key factors determining success when clinicians encounter such challenges.

Yan Gu, Chunyang Zhao, Bin Yan, Yan Zhang, Ke Liu, Lin Wang

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 34 , ISSUE 1, 126–132

Case report | 29-December-2017

A twin pregnancy with a hydatidiform mole and a coexisting live fetus: prenatal diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up

Twin molar pregnancy with a hydatidiform mole and a coexisting live fetus is a rare form of gestational trophoblastic disease associated with an increased risk of obstetric complications and poor perinatal outcome. Prenatal diagnosis is essential for couple counseling and follow-up in Tertiary Reference Centers. Magnetic resonance imaging is important for the diagnostic differentiation of placental mesenchymal dysplasia and exclusion of myometrial invasion. Here we present a case of twin molar

Antonio Braga, Bruna Obeica, Heron Werner, Sue Yazaki Sun, Joffre Amim Júnior, Jorge Rezende Filho, Edward Araujo Júnior

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 17 , ISSUE 71, 299–305

research article | 15-September-2020

One-year follow-up of The Incredible Years Parents and Babies Program: A pilot randomized controlled trial

organizations such as music and movement or baby massage. Most Danish children start full-time daycare when they are between 8 and 12 months old. Measures The timing of the administration of measures is shown in Table 1. Data were collected through home visits at baseline (T1) when the children were about 1.5 months old, at post-intervention (T2) after the intervention ended when children were about 5.5 months old, and at follow-up (T3). Follow-up data were collected in the home by an independent

Maiken Pontoppidan, Tróndur Møller Sandoy, Sihu K. Klest

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 8 , 123–134

Article | 15-August-2021

Mini-implant-anchored Mesialslider for simultaneous mesialisation and intrusion of upper molars in an anterior open bite case: a three-year follow-up

Background: The present case report describes the orthodontic treatment and long-term follow-up of an adult female patient (27 years) who was diagnosed with a mild Class III malocclusion characterised by an anterior and lateral open bite and three periodontally-compromised first permanent molars. Aim: The aim of treatment was to provide an acceptable aesthetic and functional occlusion while, at the same time, improving the periodontal prognosis. Methods: The patient was treated with fixed

Benedict Wilmes, Vandana Katyal, Jan Willmann, Bruce Stocker, Dieter Drescher

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 31 , ISSUE 1, 87–97

Case report | 20-July-2021

Treatment of anterior open-bite using zygomatic anchorage: a 10-year follow-up case report

was corrected to achieve an Angle Class I occlusion, an ideal overbite and a harmonious facial profile that were successfully maintained after a 10-year follow-up period.

Ozge Uslu-Akcam, Ruhengiz Efendiyeva, Mehmet Okan Akcam

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 36 , ISSUE 2, 211–219

Case report | 25-September-2018

Spontaneous resolution of unifocal Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the skull: potential role of ultrasound in detection and imaging follow-up

characterization of the lesion. The use of ultrasound is less known, although it may be a valuable technique in detection and follow-up of superficially located lesions such as calvarial lesions. This case report describes an 8-year-old girl, in whom the lesion was initially detected by ultrasound. Furthermore, ultrasound was used to evaluate spontaneous resolution of the lesion. The knowledge of ultrasound characteristics may be important to avoid unnecessary radiation and gadolinium administration

Filip M. Vanhoenacker, Joris Verlooy, Mania De Praeter

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 18 , ISSUE 74, 265–270

Case report | 29-September-2017

Ultrasound-guided percutaneous aspiration of adventitial cysts in the occluded popliteal artery – clinical results and MR findings at 5-year follow-up

resolution of symptoms and no calf pain 5 years after the proce­dure. MR findings and resolution of symptoms in these two patients show the efficacy of percutaneous adventitial cyst aspiration in a 5-year follow-up.

Grzegorz Rosiak, Krzysztof Milczarek, Andrzej Cieszanowski, Olgierd Rowiński

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 17 , ISSUE 70, 212–216

Article | 20-July-2021

Mandibular repositioning in adult patients – an alternative to surgery? A two-year follow-up

maintained by additional orthodontic treatment and an adjustment of the occlusion to the built-up postured position (T1). The skeletal changes occurring during repositioning were assessed on sagittal and frontal head films while intra-articular changes occurring during a two-year follow-up period (T2) were evaluated on images constructed from CBCT scans. No significant change, either in the direction of relapse or in the direction of further normalisation of condylar position, were observed during the

Giorgio Fiorelli, Paola Merlo, Michel Dalstra, Birte Melsen

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 35 , ISSUE 1, 61–70

Original Paper | 02-January-2015

The pathophysiology of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome – a review of clinico-electrophysiological studies

Introduction. Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) is a type of therapy-resistant epileptic syndrome. Since the establishment of our Epilepsy Center in 1975 we have performed many studies to assess the clinical symptoms, seizure manifestations, sleep and long-term follow-up of the clinical course and changes on electroencephalographs (EEGs) in patients with LGS. Aim. To review the updated pathophysiology of LGS based on our own clinico-electrophysiological data referring to recent advances in brain

Kazuichi Yagi

Journal of Epileptology, Volume 23 , ISSUE 1, 7–23

Article | 20-July-2021

Reversing treatment from surgical orthodontics to camouflage therapy: a four-year follow-up

Dauro Douglas Oliveira, Giordani Santos Silveira, Larissa Salgado da Matta Cid Pinto, Bruno Franco Oliveira, Mariele Cristina Garcia Pantuzo

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 35 , ISSUE 1, 75–84

research-article | 23-April-2021

Effectiveness and safety of dexamphetamine sulfate (Attentin®) in the routine treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD: results from a 12-month non-interventional study

, 40 study centers (37 in Germany and one each in Denmark, Norway and Sweden) participated in the study; all participating sites were specialized in childhood and/or adolescent behavioral disorders. The study consisted of a baseline visit (baseline examinations and retrospective assessment of efficacy and safety of previous ADHD medications; V1), a titration phase to determine the optimal dose of DEX, and a maintenance phase that included two follow-up visits after approx. 6 months (V2) and 12

Henrik Uebel-von Sandersleben, Oliver Dangel, Roland Fischer, Michaela Ruhmann, Michael Huss

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 9 , 73–86

Article | 20-July-2021

Treatment of identical twins with congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors – a long-term follow-up

Morris H. Wechsler, Dong Phung Van

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 34 , ISSUE 2, 250–262

Article | 15-August-2021

Closure of an open bite using the 'Mousetrap' appliance: a 3-year follow-up

Benedict Wilmes, Sivabalan Vasudavan, Bruce Stocker, Jan H. Willmann, Dieter Drescher

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 31 , ISSUE 2, 208–215

Research Article | 30-November-2015

A Danish study of One-session Treatment for Specific Phobias in Children and Adolescents

years who fulfilled the diagnostic criteria for specific phobias were treated in accordance with the OST manual. The participants were assessed via semi-structured diagnostic interviews, clinician severity ratings, a behavioral approach test, and self- and parent report measures. Feasibility was assessed with the use of patient- and parent-report measures. Assessments were completed at before and after treatment and at the 3-month follow-up appointment.All outcome measures changed significantly from

Mette Djernes Nielsen, Christina Linddahl Andreasen, Mikael Thastum

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 4 , ISSUE 2, 65–76

research-article | 30-November-2019

A smaller olfactory bulb in a mouse model of Down syndrome

Pietro Bontempi, Barbara Cisterna, Manuela Malatesta, Elena Nicolato, Carla Mucignat-Caretta, Carlo Zancanaro

Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis, Volume 80 , ISSUE 4, 375–380

Report | 01-December-2019

Transfusion of D+ red blood cells to D– individuals in trauma situations

trauma. Follow-up ranged from 7 to 455 days. The trauma cohort had a follow-up of 7 to 102 days. Overall, patients were transfused with 1 to 36 units of D-mismatched RBCs. Three patients produced alloanti-D, resulting in a 20 percent rate of antibody formation in trauma patients. We found an overall antibody formation rate of 11.5 percent compared with 21.4 to 30.4 percent in previous studies. Approximately 58 percent of our study population was composed of trauma patients. Within that cohort, the

Amanda Tchakarov, Rhonda Hobbs, Yu Bai

Immunohematology, Volume 30 , ISSUE 4, 149–152

Article | 20-July-2021

The long-term efficacy of rapid maxillary expansion and facemask therapy in Class III malocclusion

comprised of 23 (14 males, 9 females) untreated Class III patients. Evaluations were carried out prior to facemask therapy and at a long-term follow-up period of approximately eight to nine years post-treatment. Statistical comparisons were performed using t-tests for unpaired data. Results: At long-term follow-up, there were no statistically significant differences between the treated and control groups except in overjet, which was greater in the treated group (p < 0.05). Conclusions: These results

Bi Ngoc Huynh Le, Mithran Goonewardene, Christophe Duigou, Chrianna Bharat

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 36 , ISSUE 1, 27–37

short-report | 05-September-2020

Long-Term Evaluation of an Australian Peer Outdoor Support Therapy for Contemporary War Veterans

. Peer mentors (veterans who have experienced and overcome similar challenges and are trained and accredited to deliver Trek program material) educate Trekkers about individual strategies that encourage positive change and enhance self-esteem (35). The Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health (32) conducted an independent evaluation of the 2009 Trojan’s Trek with a 2-month follow-up. They found that the Trek had beneficial outcomes for participants at the conclusion of the Trek and after two

S Cloete, L Chantler

Eat, Sleep, Work, Volume 3 , 39–53

Report | 09-October-2019

Laboratory management of perinatal patients with apparently "new" anti-D

alloimmunizing events, and the physicians were asked their opinion on the likely cause for the anti-D. Based on survey responses, updated RhIG information, and results of follow-up serology, anti-D was determined to be attributable  to previously unreported RhIG in 44 of 91 (48.3%) cases and to active immunization (immune anti-D) in 36 of 91 cases (39.6%). A probable cause for alloimmunization was reported in 14 of 52 (26.9%) returned surveys. Anti-D alloimmunization continues to occur in our prenatal

Judith L. Hannon, Gwen Clarke

Immunohematology, Volume 32 , ISSUE 3, 108–111

Article | 03-November-2020

The first case of the p phenotype in a Gurkha Nepalese

A serum sample from a Gurkha Nepalese soldier, residing in Hong Kong, was found to cause hemolysis of reagent ABO red cells (RBCs) in the reverse blood grouping test. Subsequent follow-up studies revealed that he was of the p phenotype, with potent anti-PP1Pk that was strongly hemolytic both at room temperature and 37°C. The anti-PP1Pk was composed of IgG and IgM, and its various components were separable.

C.K. Lin, K.H. Mak, C.K. Cheng, C.P. Yang

Immunohematology, Volume 14 , ISSUE 1, 30–32

Article | 30-July-2021

Orofacial findings and serial extraction procedure in Noonan syndrome

discussed and a one-year follow-up is provided.

Maciej Iancu Potrubacz, Claudio Chimenti, Laura Marchione, Michele Tepedino

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 33 , ISSUE 1, 97–104

research-article | 30-November-2020

Multidisciplinary treatment from infancy to adolescence of a patient with a unilateral cleft lip and palate: a 16-year follow-up case report

and repaired. Upon re-examination when the patient was 2 years old, the cleft palate was surgically treated (Figure 2). Figure 2. Follow-up records at age 2. The patient was further re-examined during the mixed dentition period (8 years old; Figure 3) at a time when the patient complained of missing teeth in the anterior region, caries, and an inability to pronounce words correctly. When the patient reached the age of 12, an assessment for fixed orthodontic treatment was conducted (Figure 4

Taner Ozturk, Filiz Yagci, Ahmet Yagci

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 37 , ISSUE 2, 367–378

Article | 30-July-2021

Effects of hybrid-Hyrax, Alt-RAMEC and miniscrew reinforced heavy Class III elastics in growing maxillary retrusive patients. A four-year follow-up pilot study

Alexandra K. Papadopoulou, Oyku Dalci, Peter Petocz, M. Ali Darendeliler

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 33 , ISSUE 2, 199–211

Article | 30-July-2021

Long-term surgical-orthodontic management of hemimandibular hyperplasia

is effectively managed by combined surgical-orthodontic care to address the facial, skeletal and dental problems that confront clinicians. Orthodontists are advised to assess patients with HH during the post-treatment retention stage for continuing mandibular growth and assess the stability of treatment outcomes with long-term follow-up and records as required. Aim: To present a case of hemimandibular hyperplasia treated successfully by combined surgical-orthodontic care and evaluated for

Samuel C. Bennett, Mithran S. Goonewardene

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 32 , ISSUE 1, 97–108

Article | 17-February-2021

Severe hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn due to anti-E and anti-Jka

DVET. Therefore, longer duration of follow-up of Hb level is essential. On the other hand, a case report published by Leonard et al.16 showed prolongation of HDFN with known maternal alloimmunization to Jka due to continuous exposure of antibody via breast milk. In this case, the titer of anti-Jka in breast milk was not estimated, but it may have been a reason for the prolonged anemia in the neonate, as breastfeeding improved significantly after day 16. Conclusion This case not only illustrates

S. Mandal, S. Malhotra, G. Negi, A. Tiwari, S. Mitra, S. Basu, P. Singh

Immunohematology, Volume 36 , ISSUE 2, 60–63

Research Article | 30-November-2012

Child Abuse Management Units: How can Mental Health Services be Further Improved?

cases, and the types of follow up were emphasized.The Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services provided an exception from the principle of informed consent so that this study could be conducted. We had access to the medical records of all children between the ages of 0 and 14 years old who were referred to the regional child abuse management unit in 2006 and 2007. A descriptive, cross-sectional study was performed.One hundred and six children were referred to the child abuse management unit

Hanne K. Greger, Thomas Jozefiak, Arne K. Myhre

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 1 , ISSUE 2, 51–62

research-article | 30-November-2018

The efficacy of manualized Cognitive Behavior Therapy conducted by student-therapists treating Danish youths with anxiety using a benchmark comparison

were treated by ST. In total, 54 mothers (100%) and 49 fathers (90.7%) participated in the treatment. The attrition rates were low in both groups for the clinical assessment. In the ST group, two (3.7%) and four (7.4%) participants were lost at post and follow-up (FU) clinical assessment, respectively. In the PT group, no participants were lost to post or FU clinical assessment. Missing responses on the questionnaires were generally low for the youths, mothers, and fathers at post (n: 4 youths (7.4

Daniel Bach Johnsen, Kristian Arendt, Mikael Thastum

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 7 , 68–80

research-article | 30-November-2020

Efficacy of fluoride varnish in treating orthodontically-induced white spot lesions: a systematic review and meta-analysis

patients who had at least one WSL as a result of fixed orthodontic treatment. Only studies that assessed WSLs using clinical, visual or photographic evaluation or used other equipment like DD or QLF were included. Exclusion criteria were: 1) non-English language studies; 2) studies that used a split-mouth study design and 3) studies with less than 3 months follow-up. Search strategy A total of three databases (Medline, Cochrane Library and Web of Science) were searched from inception to November 1st

Abdulaziz Alrebdi, Dan Ericson, Syed Saad B. Qasim, Ahmad Albahoth, Abdulelah Al-Sulimani, Jagan Kumar Baskaradoss

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 37 , ISSUE 2, 147–156

Article | 28-May-2019

IMPUTATION OF MISSING VALUES BY USING RAW MOMENTS

The estimation of population parameters might be quite laborious and inefficient, when the sample data have missing values. In comparison follow-up visits, the method of imputation has been found to be a cheaper procedure from a cost point of view. In the present study, we can enhance the performance of imputation procedures by utilizing the raw moments of the auxiliary information rather than their ranks, especially, when the ranking of the auxiliary variable is expensive or difficult to do so

Muhammed Umair Sohail, Javid Shabbir, Farinha Sohil

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 20 , ISSUE 1, 21–40

Case report | 25-January-2018

The EPIC (Excellent Practice in Communication) Project. Neurosurgical Nursing Clinical Handover Improvement Practices among acute inpatients: a Best Practice Implementation Project.

observations of nursing clinical handover was conducted and measured against seven best practice recommendations, followed by the implementation of targeted strategies and follow up audits. The baseline audit revealed deficits between current practice and best practice in four of the seven criteria. Barriers for implementation of nursing clinical handover best practice criteria were identified by the project team and a neuroscience specific nursing handover framework and bundled education strategy was

Kylie M. Wright

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, Volume 26 , ISSUE 1, 21–32

Report | 16-October-2019

Method-specific and unexplained reactivity in automated solid-phase testing and their association with specific antibodies

only 206 (10.8%); Ab and NS 24 (1.3%); UR and NS 14 (0.7%); and Ab, UR, and NS 6 (0.3%). Patients with a positive follow-up antibody detection test had UR and NS replaced with a specific Ab in 23 of 656 UR (3%) and 8 of 230 NS (3%) cases, respectively. Additionally, six patients with UR developed a specific Ab along with persistent UR, and no patients with persistent NS developed a specific Ab. The study concluded that both UR and NS can be encountered in solid-phase testing, and both UR and NS can

Mary E. Harach, Joy M. Gould, Rosemary P. Brown, Tricia Sander, Jay H. Herman

Immunohematology, Volume 34 , ISSUE 3, 93–97

Article | 10-November-2020

Long-term impact of recombinant human erythropoietin on transfusion support in patients with chronic renal failure

Published reports on the impact of recombinant human erythropoi­etin (r-HuEpo) on transfusion requirements of patients with chron­ic renal failure have been limited to small populations and relatively brief follow-up. In this study we reviewed the effects of this drug on 86 patients with well-characterized transfusion requirements, fol­lowed for 18 months at seven dialysis centers. The median red blood cell transfusion requirements per patient per year decreased from 14 in 1987 and

Mark A. Popovsky, Bernard J. Ransil

Immunohematology, Volume 12 , ISSUE 1, 1–3

Case report | 31-August-2018

Embolization of iatrogenic renal arteriovenous fistula – a case report

and renal pseudoaneurysm were diagnosed using Doppler and computed tomography scans. The patient was qualified for arteriography with simultaneous embolization of the lesion. A follow-up evaluation confirmed the exclusion of aneurysm and fistula. Treatment outcomes were monitored using Doppler ultrasound. Doppler ultrasonography is the first method of choice in detecting and monitoring renal artery irregularities. Safety, non-invasiveness and easy access to this tool make it play a key role in the

Ewa Kuklik, Krzysztof Pyra, Łukasz Światłowski, Maryla Kuczyńska, Jan Sobstyl, Anna Drelich-Zbroja, Tomasz Jargiełło, Maria Tsitskari, Małgorzata Szczerbo-Trojanowska

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 18 , ISSUE 73, 170–173

Case report | 31-January-2019

Portal vein tumor thrombus from gastric cancer

computed tomography confirmed a large distal gastric mass infiltrating into the periportal structures, including the main portal vein and the splenic vein. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy performed 2 days later showed an irregular, exophytic mass extending from the antrum into the first part of duodenum. The mass was deemed inoperable. Histopathological examination showed gastric adenocarcinoma. She was started on anticoagulant, chemotherapy and pain management. Follow-up computed tomography 4 months later

Sidney Ching Liang Ong, Santha Kumari Batumaly, Suryani Md Jusoh

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 18 , ISSUE 75, 365–368

case-report | 30-November-2018

Late diagnosis of total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage in a 5.5-month-old infant

for an urgent surgery. The correction was performed using cardiopulmonary bypass with deep hypothermia and circulatory arrest. The vertical vein was tied down and the confluence of pulmonary veins was anastomosed with the left atrium. The atrial septal defect was closed with a pericardial patch. The postoperative period was uneventful, and the patient was discharged 12 days after the surgery. A follow-up echocardiography 3 weeks after the operation revealed proper cardiac contractility, adequate

Wojciech Mądry, Maciej A. Karolczak, Weronika Rygier, Radosław Kunikowski, Michał Buczyński, Danuta Roik

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 19 , ISSUE 76, 75–79

research-article | 09-September-2021

Real-time CEUS-guided biopsy revealing a littoral cell angioma of the spleen after inconclusive CT and MRI findings

histopathologically confirmed by video-assisted thoracoscopy. While the liver and renal function tests were normal, the patient was in need of oxygen due to stress dyspnoea. A contrast-enhanced computed tomography (ceCT) scan of the chest incidentally revealed multifocal hypodense lesions compared to the surrounding splenic tissue without splenomegaly (with spleen measuring 12.5 × 4.2 cm). During follow-up imaging of splenic findings, the patient did not tolerate a complete magnetic resonance imaging (MRI

Markus Herbert Lerchbaumer, Christian E. Althoff, Thomas Fischer

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 21 , ISSUE 86, 244–247

research-article | 30-November-2020

Multidisciplinary management of an adult skeletal Class III patient with generalized aggressive periodontitis and canine-premolar transposition

.3,4 The generalized form of aggressive periodontitis (GAgP) is most often diagnosed under the age of 30. It is characterised by severe destruction of the periodontal supporting tissues of at least three permanent teeth as well as the incisors and first molars and may lead to the loss of teeth in early life.3,5 The present case report describes the successful mutual outcomes of orthodontic and periodontal treatments that remained stable during the 2-year follow-up period in a patient who had

Sinem İnce-Bingöl, Mediha Nur Nişancı-Yılmaz, Burçak Kaya

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 37 , ISSUE 2, 165–175

research-article | 30-November-2020

Axillary adenopathy after COVID-19 vaccine in patients undergoing breast ultrasound

short-term follow-up for unilateral axillary adenopathy in the setting of recent COVID-19 vaccination to avoid immediate and unnecessary biopsies. Material and method From March to May 2021, 10 female patients (age range: 29–76 years) underwent breast ultrasound in our Department for the evaluation of palpable or non-palpable axillary lumps found during routine breast imaging or during clinical examination (Tab. 1). All the patients were included in IRB approved clinical trials (NCT03033030

Sara De Giorgis, Alessandro Garlaschi, Nicole Brunetti, Simona Tosto, Giuseppe Rescinito, Francesco Monetti, Claudio Oddone, Barbara Massa, Francesca Pitto, Massimo Calabrese, Alberto Stefano Tagliafico

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 21 , ISSUE 87, 361–364

research-article | 09-September-2021

Ultrasonography-guided sialolithotomy and stricture dilations of the major salivary glands: a preliminary study

days 1 and 2. Postoperative complications and other complaints were noted during follow-up visits. Patient satisfaction was evaluated by the patients themselves with a VAS questionnaire on postoperative day 0, and on days 1, 2, and 3. Results Patient demographics and sialolith data are presented in Tab. 1. The stone sizes varied from a minimum of 3.36 mm to 4.6 mm. Pain scores, mouth-opening, postoperative complications, and patient satisfaction data are presented in Tab. 2. All the results were

Kaan Orhan, Poyzan Bozkurt, Zeynep Serap Berktaş, Mehmet Hakan Kurt

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 21 , ISSUE 86, 237–243

case-report | 28-June-2019

Sonographic diagnosis of large-cell calcifying Sertoli cell tumor

stones removed via the urethral route and a double J stent was placed. During his follow-up, bilateral testicular enlargement was noticed, and ultrasonography revealed multiple hyperechoic lesions in both testicles. He underwent right orchiectomy in another hospital. The histopathological examination revealed Sertoli cell tumors. Due to the need for further investigation and follow-up, he was referred to our institution with his tissue blocks. We observed multiple hyperechoic, partially calcified

Osman Ocal, Dilek Ertoy Baydar, Ilkay Sedakat Idilman, Hasan Serkan Dogan, Serdat Tekgul, Mustafa Ozmen

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 19 , ISSUE 77, 161–164

review-article | 31-March-2020

Imaging in dermatomyositis in adults and children

Iwona Sudoł-Szopińska, Thibaut Jacques, Piotr Gietka, Anne Cotten

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 20 , ISSUE 80, 36–42

Original Paper | 31-August-2018

Ultrasound-guided thrombin injection in the management of pseudoaneurysm after percutaneous arterial access

out of 7 patients with recanalization during the follow-up. A total of 98.5% (133/135) of patients were successfully treated with a percutaneous ultrasound-guided thrombin injection. Conclusions: The 10-year experience presented in this study as well as literature reports prove that percutaneous ultrasound-guided thrombin injection is an effective and safe treatment method for iatrogenic arterial access site pseudoaneurysm.

Tomasz Jargiełło, Jan Sobstyl, Łukasz Światłowski, Maryla Kuczyńska, Ewa Kuklik, Michał Sojka, Anna Drelich-Zbroja, Maciej Pech, Maciej Powerski

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 18 , ISSUE 73, 85–89

Research Article | 24-August-2017

EXAMINING TESTS FOR COMPARING SURVIVAL CURVES WITH RIGHT CENSORED DATA

statistically in terms of survival. Methods: In this study, Logrank, Gehan-Wilcoxon, Tarone-Ware, Peto-Peto, Modified Peto-Peto tests and tests belonging to Fleming-Harrington test family with (p, q) values; (1, 0), (0.5, 0.5), (1, 1), (0, 1) ve (0.5, 2) are examined by means of Type I error rate obtained from a simulation study, which is conducted in the cases where the event takes place with equal probability along the follow-up time. Results: As a result of the simulation study, Type I error rate of

Pinar Gunel Karadeniz, Ilker Ercan

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 18 , ISSUE 2, 311–328

Student Essay | 20-December-2018

THE MIND CRAFT PROJECT – HEALTHY MINDS, HEALTHY PILOTS: A LITERATURE REVIEW ON MINDFULNESS MEDITATION PROGRAMS FOR COMMERCIAL AIRLINES PILOTS

as the effectiveness of mindfulness for suicidal tendencies, and cultural behaviors in regards to mental health issues in the aviation industry. However, further research needed as there has been little research conducted on mind-body programs for commercial airline pilots. Recommendations were provided for a follow-up long term study.

Anita Vandyke

Journal of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine, Volume 10 , 1–6

Review | 28-June-2019

High resolution ultrasound for imaging complications of muscle injury: Is there an additional role for elastography?

appreciate subtle changes(4–8). In the subacute and chronic stages, ultrasound can be of value to follow up injured muscle during the healing process and identify complications that may require special treatment(4–8). In addition to morphological features, ultrasound imaging combined with strain and shear wave elastography can also provide information on the mechanical properties of intact and diseased muscle tissue, thus allowing assessment of muscle biomechanics in the clinical setting(9–16). Strain

Eleni E. Drakonaki, Iwona Sudoł-Szopińska, Christos Sinopidis, Panagiotis Givissis

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 19 , ISSUE 77, 137–144

Editorial | 29-October-2020

Rehabilitative effect of the patterned stimulation with MP1 microperimeter in homonymous hemianopia

(consisted in 30 training sessions) and at the follow up (after 3 months). All patients had BCVA 0.0 Log-MAR and central and stable fixation. Treatment Our rehabilitative program consisted in 30 visual training sessions, lasting 15 minutes for each eye, performed twice a week. In each session we used the MP1 pattern, a flickering at 20 Hz chessboard with retinal overlay of 8 degrees and squares stimuli of 0.5 degree. The pattern was centered on the fixation point, so the stimuli were located in the

Francesca de Rossi, Margherita Guidobaldi, Umberto Moscato, Camillo Marra, Filippo Amore

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 11 , ISSUE 1, 41–47

Case report | 09-November-2020

Quantitating fetomaternal hemorrhages of D+ red cells using an FITC-conjugated IgG monoclonal anti-D by flow cytometry: a case report

(2,000 μg) of RhIg would be adequate; the lack of alloanti-D in a maternal follow-up sample obtained 9 months after delivery supported this prediction and underlined the reliability of the direct FC method as an alternative to the Kleihauer method for quantitating large FMHs.

Anatole Lubenko, John Raymond Collier, Mark Williams, Damien Hindmarch, Sally Rosemary Wilson, Julie Pluck

Immunohematology, Volume 13 , ISSUE 1, 12–14

Article | 17-November-2020

Acute hemolysis due to passively transfused high-titer anti-B causing spontaneous in vitro agglutination

laboratory investigation revealed the presence of an anti-B antibody coating the infant’s RBCs. Follow-up testing of the O, D- donor serum revealed an anti-B titer of 16,384 (saline) and >64,000 with monospecific anti-IgG. A second uneventful double exchange was performed using washed group O, D- RBCs resuspended in 5 percent albumin.

Gregg Boothe, Mark E. Brecher, Mamie B. Root, Judy Robinson, Nancy R. Haley

Immunohematology, Volume 11 , ISSUE 2, 43–45

Case report | 20-July-2021

Maxillary distraction osteogenesis and a Le Fort I osteotomy for severe maxillary retrognathia in cleft lip and palate: a case report

involving orthodontics and orthognathic surgery were undertaken to correct the severe maxillary retrognathia. The correction involved the use of internal distraction osteogenesis followed by a conventional maxillary Le Fort I advancement with rotation. Results: Pre- and post-treatment lateral cephalogram measurements showed the maxilla was advanced 18 mm, rotated clockwise producing a 9 mm increase in vertical dimension at A point and a 7 mm gain in relative arch width across the first molars. Follow-up

Peter V. Fowler, Leon Steenberg, Tung Nguyen

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 36 , ISSUE 2, 205–210

research-article | 01-October-2021

The effect of space maintainers on salivary pH, flow rate, and the oral microflora

oral microflora, including systemic disease, immunosuppression and the use of antibiotics during the preceding 15 days, were excluded from the research. The study divided the participants into two groups according to the inserted space maintainer and to achieve a power of 0.8 with an α error of 0.05, the estimated number of participants was 18 for each group. To account for possible dropouts during follow-up, 40 patients were separated into the two groups: Group I (n = 20): fixed space maintainers

Esra Kizilci, Volkan Arikan, Nurhan Ozalp, Berrin Ozcelik

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 37 , ISSUE 2, 259–264

Article | 24-December-2021

ONE OF THE WAYS TO IDENTIFY THE WEIGHTS OF INDICATORS OF THE FUZZY ANALYTICAL HIERARCHY PROCESS FOR DETERMINING BSC OF AN AIRLINE COMPANY

instruments enhances the effectiveness of management activities of the airline and confirms the relevance of a follow-up study of the problem. This approach can be used for the management of companies in different sectors of the national economy to enhance the efficiency of management decision-making.

Dinara SATYBALDIYEVA, Gulmira MUKHANOVA, Kassym YELEMESSOV, Dinara BASKANBAYEVA, Oraz SATYBALDIYEV

Transport Problems, Volume 16 , ISSUE 4, 83–94

Research Article | 30-November-2014

If It Looks Like a Duck and Quacks Like a Duck: Evaluating the Validity of Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents

new National Institute of Mental Health Research Domain Criteria (NIMH RDoC).We used the five principles of the Robins and Guze approach to evaluate selected research from our own and other groups regarding the validity of adolescent BPD. These principles include clinical description studies, laboratory studies, studies that delimitate the disorder from other related syndromes, follow-up studies, and family studies.Within the Robins and Guze criteria framework, evidence to date supports the

Carla Sharp, Allison Kalpakci

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 3 , ISSUE 1, 49–62

research-article | 22-November-2018

The potential mechanisms of effect of valproic acid on lipid profiles: an updated review

there are an increase of dyslipidemia cases on a patient using valproic acid, the monitoring and follow up of lipid profiles from patients prescribed valproic acid should be considered.

Santoso Jaeri, Wardah Rahmatul Islamiyah

Journal of Epileptology, Volume 26 , ISSUE 1-2, 49–54

Article | 18-October-2020

Large-scale use of red blood cell units containing alloantibodies

-containing RBC units, and 253 of these were transfused to 187 patients. Follow-up samples were received on 99 of these187 patients, and 10 of these patients had detectable passive antibody in posttransfusion antibody screening tests. Two patients had anti-C and -D and eight patients had anti-D. Due to our negotiation of a small discount for antibody-containing units and the use of 20 units based on labeled phenotype rather than antigen typing in our laboratory, we experienced a net savings of $3814 over

Martha R. Combs, Donald H. Bennett, Marilyn J. Telen

Immunohematology, Volume 16 , ISSUE 3, 120–123

Case report | 20-July-2021

An asymmetric magnetic reverse Twin-block appliance for the treatment of a skeletal Class III malocclusion: a case report

interdigitation and occlusion. Results: The skeletal Class III relationship and mandibular asymmetry was successfully corrected after two years of treatment. A good facial appearance and pleasing smile aesthetics were achieved. The treatment result was stable after six years of follow-up. Conclusion: This case demonstrated that the AMRTB was a clinically effective appliance for growth modification treatment in patients with a skeletal Class III malocclusion and mandibular asymmetry.

Qiaoling Ma, Li Mei, Yuanyuan Jiang, Yun Xu, Tuojiang Wu, Huang Li

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 35 , ISSUE 2, 229–240

research-article | 13-July-2021

Distalisation of the dental arches using clear aligners and miniscrews

Hanshi Li, Li Mei, Yan Yang, Xin Zhao, Yu Li

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 37 , ISSUE 1, 128–138

Editorial | 31-March-2017

Rheumatoid arthritis: what do MRI and ultrasound show

limited specificity of findings. This paper summarizes the pathogenesis phenomena of rheumatoid arthritis and describes rheumatoid arthritis-related features of the disease within the synovium, subchondral bone marrow and articular fat tissue on MRI and ultrasound. Moreover, the paper aims to illustrate the significance of MRI and ultrasound findings in rheumatoid arthritis in the diagnosis of subclinical and early inflammation, and the importance of MRI and US in the follow-up and establishing

Iwona Sudoł-Szopińska, Lennart Jans, James Teh

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 17 , ISSUE 68, 5–16

Research Article | 31-March-2017

Using behavioural insights for citizen compliance and cooperation

have been used: tax collection where government policy is compulsory (i.e. requiring compliance), and energy use where social objectives are non-compulsory, and achieved more by persuasion and encouragement. Processes of modifying and changing behaviour require different approaches whether the change is deemed necessary by the state or not. In taxes, the sole use of enforcement is rarely efficacious, whereas increasing the uncertainty of follow-up and audit increases compliance. Offering discounts

Peter John, Jane Robb

Evidence Base, Volume 2017 , ISSUE 1, –

Article | 26-May-2019

SURVIVAL REGRESSION MODELS FOR SINGLE EVENTS AND COMPETING RISKS BASED ON PSEUDOOBSERVATIONS

neither default nor are prepaid during the follow-up were censored observations. Typical application characteristics of the credit and creditor were the covariates in the regression model. In a sample of retail credits provided by a Polish financial institution, regression models based on pseudo-observations were built for the single-event and competing-risks approaches. Estimates and discriminatory power of these models were compared to the Cox PH and Fine-Gray models.

Ewa Wycinka, Tomasz Jurkiewicz

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 20 , ISSUE 1, 171–188

Review | 30-June-2017

Can ultrasound be helpful in selecting optimal management methods for pregnancies complicated by placental non-trophpblastic tumors?

entity and its different clinical features and complications. In this article, the role of ultrasound findings such as the tumor’s size, vascularity, feeding vessels, amniotic fluid and location of the placenta in the diagnosis, treatment and follow up of these tumors is presented relying on up-todate literature review. Conservative management with serial ultrasound examinations can be an adequate method for monitoring small uncomplicated tumors. Ultrasound-guided procedures such as amnioreduction

Nabil Abdalla, Robert Piórkowski, Paweł Stanirowski, Monika Pazura, Krzysztof Cendrowski, Włodzimierz Sawicki

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 17 , ISSUE 69, 116–122

Research Article | 30-November-2012

Does School Functioning Matter in Patients of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services?

outcomes after six months of outpatient treatment.Of 345 patients, aged 8–15.5 years, referred as outpatients to CAMHS in a Norwegian county, 192 were eligible for a six-month follow-up study. Parents filled out the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) for 120 of these children and teachers completed the Teachers’ Report Form (TRF) for 122 children.Teacher-reported adaptive functioning (r = −0.65) and academic skills (r = −0.42), and parent-reported social competence (r = −0.35) and school competence (r

Einar S. Stødle, Thomas Jozefiak

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 1 , ISSUE 1, 14–23

original-paper | 28-June-2019

Fertility outcome after saline sonography guided removal of intrauterine polyps in women with unexplained infertility

transvaginal scan was done to confirm a fetal heart beat. Follow up All women with polyps, whether they requested removal or not, were followed for a period of twelve months. The follow up was maintained via telephone calls and repeated transvaginal scans at 3, 6, 9 and 12 months. Those who did not comply with the follow up, were not included in the final statistical analysis. Those with recurrence of polyps were planned to have removal and follow up adjusted. The primary outcome measure was women who

Rubina Izhar, Samia Husain, Suhaima Tahir, Sonia Husain

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 19 , ISSUE 77, 113–119

research-article | 28-September-2020

Perianal lesions as an unusual first manifestation of Crohn’s disease in pediatric patients – case series

examination is a non-invasive, well-tolerated modality for the evaluation of CD activity and its possible complications, as well as for assessing treatment outcomes. Conclusion First manifestation of Crohn’s disease may be non-specific. Ultrasound examination is a non-invasive, well-tolerated modality for the evaluation of CD activity and its possible complications, fistulas and abscesses in particular. The imaging technique is especially useful in patients who require repeated follow-up investigations

Monika Zbroja, Weronika Cyranka, Maryla Kuczyńska, Agnieszka Brodzisz, Magdalena Maria Woźniak

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 20 , ISSUE 82, 222–225

Article | 18-October-2020

Moderate hemolytic disease of the newborn due to anti-Hr0 in a mother with the D––/D–– phenotype

of follow up. An exchange transfusion was excluded due to the lack of a compatible donor and the physical condition of the mother precluded blood donation. The maternal RBCs were D+C–c–E–e–; only G and Rh29 of the Rh system were expressed. Thus, her probable phenotype was D––/D––. Her alloantibody was identified as anti-Hr0 (anti-Rh17) as it reacted with all red blood cells (RBCs) but not her own, other D--– RBCs, and Rhnull RBCs. The results

Barbara Żupańska, B. Lenkiewicz

Immunohematology, Volume 16 , ISSUE 3, 109–111

Article | 16-April-2018

The Guide Dog as a Mobility Aid Part 1: Perceived Effectiveness on Travel Performance

when participants used (a) mobility aids other than a guide dog (i.e., before a dog was acquired) and where applicable, a dog they considered to be (b) a satisfactory and (c) an unsatisfactory mobility aid. Results indicated that travel performance was considered significantly better when using a satisfactory dog compared to pre-guide dog mobility or an unsatisfactory dog. Follow-up tests were conducted to determine whether differences in travel ability before a dog was acquired affected travel

Janice K.F. Lloyd, Ph.D., Steven La Grow, Ed.D., Kevin J. Stafford, MVB, MSc., Ph.D., FRCVs, MACVSC., R. Claire Budge, Ph.D.

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 1 , ISSUE 1, 17–33

research-article | 30-November-2018

The Role of Maternal Social Networks on the Outcomes of a Home-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention Pilot Intervention*

control arm, who received the standard HVP (45%). There were no significant differences between mother participants who did and did not complete follow-up for mean BMI (p = .36), network density (p = .20), or the proportion of females in their network (p = .34) (data not shown). Thus, the analytic sample for this study included 26 mothers/infants who completed both assessments (Table 1). These mothers were between 16 and 44 years of age at baseline (M age 28.4, and 80% identified as Hispanic/Latina

Kayla de la Haye, Brooke M. Bell, Sarah-Jeanne Salvy

Journal of Social Structure, Volume 20 , ISSUE 3, 7–28

research-article | 15-June-2020

Cervical stenosis and pregnancy rate after ultrasound guided cervical dilation in women undergoing saline infusion sonography

years with infertility defined as no conception despite 24 months of regular unprotected sexual intercourse were included in the study. Women with history of cervical cancer, congenital abnormality of the cervix, male factor as assessed by World Health Organization (WHO) semen analysis criteria and women with ovulatory disorders were excluded. Also, women who failed to comply with the follow up were excluded. Written informed consent was taken from all women. Those who met the inclusion criteria

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 20 , ISSUE 81, e116–e121

research-article | 30-September-2019

The role of TVT position in relation to the pubic symphysis in eliminating the symptoms of stress urinary incontinence and urethral funneling

distance on the elimination of SUI symptoms and urethral funneling. Materials and methods A total of 121 patients were qualified for TVT procedure between 2006 and 2012 (Ethicon, Johnson&Johnson, USA). Of these, 115 women reported for the procedure. All patients gave their consent to participate in the study. Treatment outcomes of 106 patients who reported for a follow-up visit within 3 to 6 months of surgery were included in the analysis. The study was approved by the Ethics Committee of the Medical

Piotr Pędraszewski, Edyta Wlaźlak, Wiktor Wlaźlak, Magda Krzycka, Paulina Pająk, Grzegorz Surkont

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 19 , ISSUE 78, 207–211

research-article | 18-December-2020

Elasticity of the coracohumeral ligament in patients with frozen shoulder following rotator interval injection: a case series

procedure as described below, and a post-procedure ultrasound examination at the time of orthopaedic clinic follow up at 10 weeks. Ultrasonography evaluation A musculoskeletal radiology consultant with 10 years of musculoskeletal ultrasound experience performed ultrasonographic assessment of the shoulder rotator cuff tendons, bursa and CHL. The participants were assessed sitting upright or semi-supine. The elbow was held in 90 degrees of flexion with the arm at the side for initial assessment. B-mode

David McKean, Siok Li Chung, Rebecca te Water Naudé, Bernard McElroy, Jonathan Baxter, Aniruddha Pendse, Joseph Papanikitas, James Teh, Richard Hughes

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 20 , ISSUE 83, 300–306

Article | 17-February-2021

A prospective, observational study for optimization of antibody screening in pretransfusion compatibility testing

advantages of performing TS, providing IST crossmatch–compatible units to AS– patients. 3)To study transfusion-relevant data in AS+ patients. 4)To perform lab evaluation during follow-up of patients transfused with IST crossmatch–compatible but AHG crossmatch–incompatible units. Materials and Methods This prospective, observational study was conducted at a tertiary health care center in India between July 2014 and December 2018 (54 months). Only Indian patients were included in the study for analysis

P. Pandey, D. Setya, R. Srivastava, M.K. Singh

Immunohematology, Volume 36 , ISSUE 1, 19–28

research-article | 08-March-2021

The diagnostic value of ultrasound-guided percutaneous core needle biopsy of musculoskeletal soft tissue lesions

following classification was applied: biopsies were classified as diagnostic or not, and accurate or not, based on the pathological findings and the clinical follow-up data. A biopsy was considered diagnostic when a definitive pathological diagnosis could be made from the first biopsy, which was consistent with the clinical findings and follow-up. A biopsy was considered accurate if the tumor could be classified as malignant or benign, and the classification was consistent with subsequent findings from

Paweł Szaro, Andrew Wong, Elena Blain, Khaldun Ghali Gataa, Mats Geijer

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 21 , ISSUE 84, 22–33

Article | 20-July-2021

Effectiveness of different psychological interventions in reducing fixed orthodontic pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis

reduction between CBT and music therapy within one week. Furthermore, a structured phone and text follow-up could significantly reduce and control pain and had the same effectiveness in pain reduction. Conclusions: In the short term after initial arch wire placement, all psychological interventions could significantly reduce the intensity of pain without adverse effects. In the current study, there was no significant difference in pain relief between the different psychological interventions. In the

Chong Feng, Chenzhou Wu, Zhaowei Jiang, Linkun Zhang, Xizhong Zhang

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 35 , ISSUE 2, 195–209

Original Paper | 31-August-2018

Sonographic assessment of the prevalence and evolution of fluid collections as a complication of kidney transplantation

persistence of the fluid collection and its position relative to the transplanted kidney and its initial size. Conclusions: The correct evaluation of a fluid collection’s dynamics of development and nature requires periodic follow-up of the recipient, preferably in a single clinical center. Ultrasonography is an inexpensive, non-invasive and repeatable method for the determination of the presence of fluid collections. However, the decision whether treatment is necessary requires the sonographic image to

Maryla Kuczyńska, Ewa Piasek, Łukasz Światłowski, Ewa Kuklik, Jan Sobstyl, Anna Drelich-Zbroja, Tomasz Słomka, Krzysztof Pyra, Olga Furmaga, Małgorzata Szczerbo-Trojanowska

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 18 , ISSUE 73, 126–132

Clinical Practice | 22-December-2016

Toward a new generation of quality registries for neurodevelopmental disorders: the example of NEUROPSYK

adequate follow-up related to the implementation of existing regional and national guidelines for assessment and treatment; 2) providing clinical decision-making aids; and 3) conducting large-scale clinical epidemiological research. The registry incorporates all legal requirements for quality registries in Sweden.NEUROPSYK includes patients of all ages diagnosed with NDDs per the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. These diagnoses include autism spectrum disorder

Anna Löfgren Wilteus, Frida Bartonek, Jacqueline Borg, Sven Bölte

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 4 , ISSUE 3, 141–146

Research Article | 18-October-2018

Validity of the Brief Child and Family Phone Interview by comparison with Longitudinal Expert All Data diagnoses in outpatients

Background:The Brief Child and Family Phone Interview (BCFPI) is a standardized intake and follow-up interview used in child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). Although it has shown good validity compared with other measures using parent reports, it has not yet been compared with diagnoses derived from a Longitudinal Expert All Data (LEAD) procedure, which includes information from separate diagnostic interviews with parent(s) and child. The aim was to compare the BCFPI evaluation

Markus Andersson, Martin Bäckström, Tord Ivarsson, Maria Råstam, Håkan Jarbin

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 6 , ISSUE 2, 83–90

Research Article | 03-April-2018

Cessation for smokers seeking treatment and advice from health care professionals in the hospital setting

aim of this study is to make an initial assessment of this efficacy by collating the existing evidence of outcomes achieved by health professionals working with individuals in hospital settings. The systematic literature search resulted in 69 studies (72 citations) for evaluation. Results indicated that a multicomponent intervention comprised of high intensity counselling with a minimum of one month of post-discharge follow-up in addition to either nicotine replacement therapy or varenicline

Zoe Kopsaftis, Joseph van Agteren, Kristin Carson-Chahhoud, Tim O’Loughlin, Brian Smith

Evidence Base, Volume 2018 , ISSUE 1, 1–35

Case report | 26-October-2019

Anti-Jk3 in a Filipino man

(RBCs) were ordered for transfusion. The patient’s sample typed as group B, D+, and the antibody screen was negative. All six units of packed RBCs appeared compatible (at immediate spin) and were transfused to the patient. His hemoglobin level 4 days post-transfusion was 9.3 g/dL, and the patient was discharged. The patient returned after a week for follow-up and his hemoglobin was found to have dropped to 8.5 g/dL, which continued to fall until it reached 7.0 g/dL. Additional packed RBCs were

Shaina McCaskill, Scott Wise, Sheila Tinsley

Immunohematology, Volume 31 , ISSUE 3, 119–122

Article | 30-July-2021

The stability of occlusal plane rotation during orthognathic surgery

rotation; clockwise occlusal plane rotation; or anti-clockwise occlusal plane rotation. Lateral cephalograms were taken at four time periods during treatment: T1 (pre-surgery), T2 (immediately post-surgery), T3 (six weeks post-surgery), and T4 (longest follow-up). The cephalograms were digitised and analysed using a customised cephalometric analysis (QuickCeph Studio, CA, USA) and landmarks were transferred via cranial base and maxillary superimpositions for each patient from T1 sequentially to T4

Samuel C. Bennett

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 33 , ISSUE 1, 82–96

Article | 30-July-2021

The efficacy of Hybrid Hyrax-Mentoplate combination in early Class III treatment: a novel approach and pilot study

treatment protocol induced a mean Wits improvement of 3.4 mm in the maxillary and mandibular sagittal base relationship at the functional occlusal level. This was primarily achieved by sagittal maxillary skeletal protraction with negligible effects on the mandible, facial vertical dimension and the incisor angulations. A controlled clinical study with larger sample sizes and longer follow-up times is needed.

Vandana Katyal, Benedict Wilmes, Manuel Nienkemper, M. Ali Darendeliler, Wayne Sampson, Dieter Drescher

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 32 , ISSUE 1, 88–96

Research Article | 27-February-2017

A critical examination of the youth foyer model for alleviating homelessness: Strengthening a promising evidence base

be improved by: clearer methodological and model documentation; post intervention follow-up design; comparison of data to non-randomised comparison groups; and a pre-publication peer-review process. This would be supported with clearer expectations from the research community regarding the production and assessment of grey literature. Secondly, while the standard of reporting needs to be raised, the ‘gold standard’ (i.e. randomised controlled trials) of research design in the scientific community

Iris Levin, Joseph Borlagdan, Shelley Mallett, Jehonathan Ben

Evidence Base, Volume 2015 , ISSUE 4, 1–16

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