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Antoine Hakime et al.
The Laryngoscope, 123(7), 1670-1675 (2013-03-14)
To evaluate the efficacy, tolerance, and outcomes of covered stents in the treatment of carotid blowout syndrome (CBS) in head and neck cancer patients. Individual retrospective cohort study. We retrospectively reviewed the medical and image files of all 20 consecutive
Zhen Zhu et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 17180-17180 (2015-11-27)
As a complement and alternative to optical methods, wide-band electrical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) enables multi-parameter, label-free and real-time detection of cellular and subcellular features. We report on a microfluidics-based system designed to reliably capture single rod-shaped Schizosaccharomyces pombe cells by
Saskia Sonnberg et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 407(20), 5999-6008 (2015-06-15)
Ion-mobility spectroscopy (IMS) was evaluated as a high-throughput, cheap, and efficient analytical tool for detecting residues of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on hands. Regarding the usefulness of hand residues as potential samples for determining THC handling and abuse, we studied the correlation
Catherine E Baxter et al.
Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 34(7), 1505-1510 (2015-02-11)
Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) and scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) from the Rolling Plains ecoregion in Texas and Oklahoma were evaluated for organochlorine pesticides, Pb, and Hg. Of all organochlorine pesticides analyzed, only p,p'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE) and p,p'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (p,p'-DDD) were found in
Július Árvay et al.
Journal of environmental science and health. Part. B, Pesticides, food contaminants, and agricultural wastes, 50(11), 833-843 (2015-09-12)
The contamination level of 92 samples (12 species) of wild edible mushrooms and underlying substrates with heavy metals (Cd, Cu, Hg, Pb and Zn) in the Slovak Paradise National Park that borders with a region of historical mining and processing
Andreas Lambertz et al.
European surgical research. Europaische chirurgische Forschung. Recherches chirurgicales europeennes, 55(1-2), 1-11 (2015-02-28)
Biocompatibility and tissue integration of a surgical suture are decisive factors for wound healing and therefore for the success of sutures. The optimal suture material is still under discussion. Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) is described to have superior properties of biocompatibility
G A Ferrero et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 16618-16618 (2015-11-17)
Supercapacitor technology is an extremely timely area of research with fierce international competition to develop cost-effective, environmentally friendlier EC electrode materials that have real world application. Herein, nitrogen-doped carbons with large specific surface area, optimized micropore structure and surface chemistry
Helena Ahtinen et al.
EJNMMI research, 4, 45-45 (2014-12-19)
Staphylococcus epidermidis (S. epidermidis) has emerged as one of the leading pathogens of biomaterial-related infections. Vascular adhesion protein-1 (VAP-1) is an inflammation-inducible endothelial molecule controlling extravasation of leukocytes. Sialic acid-binding immunoglobulin-like lectin 9 (Siglec-9) is a leukocyte ligand of VAP-1.
Paola Losi et al.
Recenti progressi in medicina, 104(1), 1-9 (2013-02-27)
Peripheral artery disease and related revascularization procedures are increasing, due to the aging population and growing incidence of diabetes mellitus. Up to now, autologous saphenous vein is the conduit of choice for peripheral by-pass. Synthetic vascular graft in polyethylene terephthalate
Wojciech Mrówczyński et al.
Journal of vascular surgery, 59(1), 210-219 (2013-05-28)
There is a continuous search for shelf-ready small-caliber vascular prostheses with satisfactory early and late results. Biodegradable scaffolds, repopulated by recipient's cells regenerating a neovessel, can be a suitable option for adult and pediatric, urgent and elective cardiovascular procedures. This
Daniel K Lee et al.
Urology, 82(6), 1320-1322 (2013-10-22)
To report our experience with concurrent intraperitoneal inguinal herniorrhaphy using prosthetic mesh during robotically assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) for incidentally discovered inguinal hernias. We performed a retrospective review of 1118 consecutive RARPs performed by one surgeon between July 2005 and
J L Keffer et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 81(10), 3442-3450 (2015-03-15)
Sunlight is captured and converted to chemical energy in illuminated environments. Although (bacterio)chlorophyll-based photosystems have been characterized in detail, retinal-based photosystems, rhodopsins, have only recently been identified as important mediators of light energy capture and conversion. Recent estimates suggest that
Goojin Jeong et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 12827-12827 (2015-08-06)
Sodium rechargeable batteries can be excellent alternatives to replace lithium rechargeable ones because of the high abundance and low cost of sodium; however, there is a need to further improve the battery performance, cost-effectiveness, and safety for practical use. Here
Ajit S Narang et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 32(8), 2579-2594 (2015-03-01)
Precipitation of weakly basic drugs in intestinal fluids can affect oral drug absorption. In this study, the implications of self-association of brivanib alaninate in acidic aqueous solution, leading to supersaturation at basic pH condition, on its solubility and oral absorption
Xiaoding Wei et al.
Nature communications, 6, 8029-8029 (2015-08-21)
The ability to bias chemical reaction pathways is a fundamental goal for chemists and material scientists to produce innovative materials. Recently, two-dimensional materials have emerged as potential platforms for exploring novel mechanically activated chemical reactions. Here we report a mechanochemical
Tiffiny A Ainsworth et al.
The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 123(12), 881-886 (2014-06-26)
This study aimed to develop and evaluate a model for teaching transcervical laryngeal injections. A 3-dimensional printer was used to create a laryngotracheal framework based on de-identified computed tomography images of a human larynx. The arytenoid cartilages and intrinsic laryngeal
Rose L Spear et al.
Tissue engineering. Part A, 21(3-4), 463-474 (2014-08-26)
Ferromagnetic fiber networks have the potential to deform in vivo imparting therapeutic levels of strain on in-growing periprosthetic bone tissue. 444 Ferritic stainless steel provides a suitable material for this application due to its ability to support cultures of human
Yonghuan Liu et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 11095-11095 (2015-06-09)
Nanoscale electrode materials including metal oxide nanoparticles and two-dimensional graphene have been employed for designing supercapacitors. However, inevitable agglomeration of nanoparticles and layers stacking of graphene largely hamper their practical applications. Here we demonstrate an efficient co-ordination and synergistic effect
Allison Faig et al.
Biomacromolecules, 15(9), 3328-3337 (2014-07-30)
Amphiphilic macromolecules (AMs) composed of sugar backbones modified with branched aliphatic chains and a poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) tail can inhibit macrophage uptake of oxidized low-density lipoproteins (oxLDL), a major event underlying atherosclerosis development. Previous studies indicate that AM hydrophobic domains
Mutay Aslan et al.
Clinical and experimental medicine, 15(3), 397-403 (2014-06-14)
The aim of this study was to determine circulating omega-6, omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) levels in steady state sickle cell disease (SCD) patients. Blood was collected from healthy hemoglobin volunteers and steady state homozygous HbSS patients
Do-Yeon Cho et al.
International forum of allergy & rhinology, 4(12), 966-971 (2014-11-18)
A component of primary innate defense of the nasal mucosa against inhaled pathogens includes continuous, low-level release of hydrogen peroxide (H2 O2 ) into luminal secretions. Epidemiologically, an association exists between poor air quality and increased prevalence of sinonasal disease.
Henrik Jensen et al.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 148(1), 138-143 (2013-09-18)
Transapical chordae tendineae replacement is a promising new approach for mitral leaflet prolapse. However, animal studies have raised concerns that the tension of the transapically fixated artificial neochordae might be greater than the tension in the neochordae attached to papillary
Timothy Pennel et al.
Journal of vascular surgery, 58(4), 1053-1061 (2013-04-02)
In humans, transanastomotic endothelial outgrowth onto the surface of prosthetic vascular grafts is limited to the immediate perianastomotic region, even after years of implantation. In contrast, continual transanastomotic outgrowth together with short graft lengths has led to early endothelial confluence
Franziska Heydebreck et al.
Environmental science & technology, 49(14), 8386-8395 (2015-06-25)
The production and use of long-chain perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) must comply with national and international regulations. Driven by increasingly stringent regulations, their production has been outsourced to less regulated countries in Asia. In addition, the fluoropolymer industry started to use
Carolina Kato Prado et al.
Food additives & contaminants. Part B, Surveillance, 8(2), 81-84 (2014-09-24)
The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of tetracycline residues in pasteurised cow's milk using high-performance liquid chromatography coupled with UV/VIS detection to determine the exposure of Brazilian's population to antibiotic residues. One hundred samples collected from
A Irizar et al.
Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology, 68(1), 181-192 (2014-07-13)
Bioavailability is affected by soil physicochemical characteristics such as pH and organic matter (OM) content. In addition, OM constitutes the energy source of Eisenia fetida, a well established model species for soil toxicity assessment. The present work aimed at assessing
Chih-Wei Hsu et al.
PloS one, 10(7), e0131643-e0131643 (2015-07-02)
Successful engineering of complex organs requires improved methods to promote rapid and stable vascularization of artificial tissue scaffolds. Toward this goal, tissue engineering strategies utilize the release of pro-angiogenic growth factors, alone or in combination, from biomaterials to induce angiogenesis.
Yasuhisa Ano et al.
PloS one, 10(3), e0116598-e0116598 (2015-03-12)
Despite the ever-increasing number of dementia patients worldwide, fundamental therapeutic approaches to treat this disease remain to be established. Preventive approaches such as diet, exercise and learning attract attention. Several epidemiological studies suggest that ingestion of fermented dairy products prevents
Firoz Shah et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 81(24), 8427-8433 (2015-10-04)
Ectomycorrhizal fungi play a key role in mobilizing nutrients embedded in recalcitrant organic matter complexes, thereby increasing nutrient accessibility to the host plant. Recent studies have shown that during the assimilation of nutrients, the ectomycorrhizal fungus Paxillus involutus decomposes organic
Bin Xu et al.
Talanta, 132, 245-251 (2014-12-06)
A new isotope-dilution liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) method for determination of sulfur mustard (SM) has been developed using a direct chemical derivatization method by nucleophile potassium thioacetate (PTA) in aqueous solution. The reaction conditions for derivatization, such as reaction
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