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Randomized Controlled Trial of Extended Perioperative Counseling in Enhanced Recovery After Colorectal Surgery
(Wolters Kluwer, 2018-06)
BACKGROUND: Enhanced recovery after surgery programs reduce the length of hospital stay in patients who undergo elective colorectal resection, but the reasons for this reduction are not well understood. OBJECTIVE: The aim ...
Graft fixation influences revision risk after ACL reconstruction with hamstring tendon autografts : A study of 38,666 patients from the Scandinavian knee ligament registries 2004–2011
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Background and purpose — A large number of fi xation methods of hamstring tendon autograft (HT) are available for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). Some studies report an association between fi xation ...
High-Dimensional Phenotyping Identifies Age-Emergent Cells in Human Mammary Epithelia
(Cell Press, 2018-04)
Aging is associated with tissue-level changes in cellular composition that are correlated with increased susceptibility to disease. Aging human mammary tissue shows skewed progenitor cell potency, resulting in diminished ...
Novel Nanoparticulate and Ionic Titanium Antigens for Hypersensitivity Testing
Titanium is used in a wide variety of materials ranging from medical devices to materials used in everyday life. Adverse biological reactions that could occur in patients, consumers, and workers should be monitored and ...
Effects of applying universal fetal growth standards in a Scandinavian multi-ethnic population
Introduction: The question of whether universal growth charts can be used in multi‐ethnic settings is of general interest. The Intergrowth‐21st fetal growth and newborn size standards are suggested to represent optimal ...
Smoking, plasma cotinine and risk of atrial fibrillation: the Hordaland Health Study
Background: Cigarette smoking has been identified as a major modifiable risk factor for coronary heart disease and mortality. However, findings on the relationship between smoking and atrial fibrillation (AF) have been ...
Selling my sheep to pay for medicines – household priorities and coping strategies in a setting without universal health coverage
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-02)
Background: The first month of life is the period with the highest risk of dying. Despite knowledge of effective interventions, newborn mortality is high and utilization of health care services remains low in Ethiopia. In ...
Newborn health benefits or financial risk protection? An ethical analysis of a real-life dilemma in a setting without universal health coverage
Introduction: High healthcare costs make illness precarious for both patients and their families’ economic situation. Despite the recent focus on the interconnection between health and financial risk at the systemic ...
Cohort Profile: Pregnancy And Childhood Epigenetics (PACE) Consortium
(Oxford University Press, 2018-02)
Young people with epilepsy have an increased risk of eating disorder and poor quality diet
Objective: To investigate whether adolescents with epilepsy are at increased risk of having self‐reported eating disorder symptoms and poor quality diet compared to young people from the general population. Methods: We ...