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  1. The literature did not show clearly if a correlation between trunk and facial asymmetry exists. The aim of this study was to verify the association between trunk and facial asymmetries, and trunk and facial sa...

    Authors: Chiara Arienti, Jorge Hugo Villafañe, Sabrina Donzelli, Fabio Zaina, Riccardo Buraschi and Stefano Negrini

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:36

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  2. Breast cancer risk prediction models are widely used in clinical settings. Although most of the well-known models were designed based on data collected from western population, yet they have been utilized for ...

    Authors: Alaaddin M. Salih, Dafallah M. Alam-Elhuda, Musab M. Alfaki, Adil E. Yousif and Momin M. Nouradyem

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:35

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  3. Many new strategies for the reconstruction of peripheral nerve injuries have been explored for their effectiveness in supporting nerve regeneration. However only a few of these materials were actually clinical...

    Authors: Ahmet Bozkurt, Kristl G. Claeys, Simone Schrading, Jana V. Rödler, Haktan Altinova, Jörg B. Schulz, Joachim Weis, Norbert Pallua and Sabien G. A. van Neerven

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:34

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  4. Transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) has been shown to have acute effects on mitral valve geometry in patients with functional mitral regurgitation (FMR). This study investigates the impact of MitraClip® ther...

    Authors: Theresa Herbrand, Silke Eschenhagen, Tobias Zeus, Eva Kehmeier, Katharina Hellhammer, Verena Veulemans, Malte Kelm and Jan Balzer

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:33

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  5. Cervical cancer in Nepal ranks as the first most frequent cancer among women. Primary prevention measures, such as prophylactic vaccines against high risk HPV, are now available. Over time, vaccination will de...

    Authors: Radha Acharya Pandey and Era Karmacharya

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:32

    Content type: Research

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  6. The idea of tissue decellularization to gain matrices for tissue engineering is promising. The aim of the present study is to establish a safe and reproducible protocol for solid tissue decellularization that ...

    Authors: A. Schmitt, R. Csiki, A. Tron, B. Saldamli, J. Tübel, K. Florian, S. Siebenlist, E. Balmayor and R. Burgkart

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:31

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  7. Tumors in radiologically dense breast were overlooked on mammograms more often than tumors in low-density breasts. A fast reproducible and automated method of assessing percentage mammographic density (PMD) wo...

    Authors: Lothar Häberle, Carolin C.  Hack, Katharina Heusinger, Florian Wagner, Sebastian M. Jud, Michael Uder, Matthias W.  Beckmann, Rüdiger Schulz-Wendtland, Thomas Wittenberg and Peter A.  Fasching

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:30

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  8. Aseptic loosening is a main cause for revision surgery after total hip arthroplasty (THA) and there is no reliable marker for the early detection of patients at high risk. This study has been performed to vali...

    Authors: Patrick Stelmach, Max D. Kauther, Lena Fuest, Gina Kurscheid, Thorsten Gehrke, Stefanie Klenke, Marcus Jäger, Christian Wedemeyer and Hagen S. Bachmann

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:29

    Content type: Research

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  9. Abnormal (keloid and hypertrophic) scars are a significant affliction with no satisfactory single modality therapy to-date. Available options are often ineffective, painful, potentially hazardous, and require ...

    Authors: David C. Yeo, Elizabeth R. Balmayor, Jan-Thorsten Schantz and Chenjie Xu

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:28

    Content type: Research

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  10. Videolaryngoscopy has been proven to be a safe procedure managing difficult airways in the hands of airway specialists. Information about the success rates in unexperienced users of videolaryngoscopy compared ...

    Authors: Hendrik Eismann, Lion Sieg, Nicola Etti, Lars Friedrich, Christian Schröter, Philipp Mommsen, Christian Krettek and Christian Zeckey

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:27

    Content type: Reaearch

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  11. In elderly patients with esophageal cancer (EC), esophagectomy is associated with an increased mortality, and therefore these patients are often treated with definite (chemo)radiation. The purpose of this stud...

    Authors: Stefan Münch, Christine Heinrich, Daniel Habermehl, Markus Oechsner, Stephanie E. Combs and Marciana-Nona Duma

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:24

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  12. Fracture healing is known to be delayed in postmenopausal, osteoporotic females under oestrogen-deficient conditions. Confirming this, experimental studies demonstrated impaired callus formation in ovariectomi...

    Authors: Melanie Haffner-Luntzer, Verena Fischer, Katja Prystaz, Astrid Liedert and Anita Ignatius

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:23

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  13. The prevalence of thyroid dysfunction is high in Isfahan, an area of iodine sufficient in Iran. The aim of this study is to investigate the incidence of thyroid dysfunctions in adults of metropolitan Isfahan a...

    Authors: Ashraf Aminorroaya, Rokhsareh Meamar, Massoud Amini, Awat Feizi, Azamosadat Tabatabae and Elham Faghih Imani

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:21

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  14. Oculocutaneous albinism (OCA) is a clinically and genetically heterogenic group of pigmentation abnormalities characterized by variable hair, skin, and ocular hypopigmentation. Six known genes and a locus on h...

    Authors: Beáta Fábos, Katalin Farkas, Lola Tóth, Adrienn Sulák, Kornélia Tripolszki, Mariann Tihanyi, Réka Németh, Krisztina Vas, Zsanett Csoma, Lajos Kemény, Márta Széll and Nikoletta Nagy

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:20

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  15. Identifying and treating the cause of pulmonary symptoms in HIV patients with underlying systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can be very challenging. Delays in diagnosing active SLE in HIV patients can lead to ...

    Authors: Katongo Mutengo, Patrice Mukomena, Nason Lambwe and Owen Ngalamika

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:19

    Content type: Case report

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  16. To explore the feasibility and safety of using tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA) to prevent graft restenosis after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).

    Authors: Ruixiong Li, Bin Lan, Tianxiang Zhu, Yanlong Yang, Muyan Cai, Zhongmin Fang, Chensheng Ma and Shu Chen

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:18

    Content type: Reaearch

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  17. The use of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in research and in regenerative medicine has progressed. Bone marrow as a source has drawbacks because of subsequent morbidities. An easily accessible and valuable sour...

    Authors: Sandra Schneider, Marina Unger, Martijn van Griensven and Elizabeth R. Balmayor

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:17

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  18. To evaluate the relationship between hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) and risk of left atrial thrombus/spontaneous echo contrast (LAT/SEC) in non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) patients.

    Authors: Rong-Ren Kuang, Fang-Zhou Liu, Yun-Peng Li, Wei-Dong Lin, Hua-Sheng Liang and Ai-Hua Chen

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:15

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  19. To discuss the significance and the short-term effect of bone puncture technique in transiliac approach to intervertebral endoscopic discectomy for the treatment of L5/S1 intervertebral disc herniation.

    Authors: Jiayue Bai, Wei Zhang, Yapeng Wang, Jilong An, Jian Zhang, Yapeng Sun, Wenyuan Ding and Yong Shen

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:14

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:22

  20. Understanding cardiac mechanics is important for developing cardiac therapies. Current modalities for assessing cardiac mechanics sample patient’s heart at specific heart rate, contractility, preload, and afte...

    Authors: Guy Dori, Jorge E. Schliamser, Oscar Lichtenstein, Ilia Anshelevich and Moshe Y. Flugelman

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:13

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  21. Nowadays, wound healing delay due to diabetes is considered to be closely related to the accumulation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs). Although mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) exhibit positive effects ...

    Authors: Yanfu Han, Tianjun Sun, Ran Tao, Yanqing Han and Jing Liu

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:11

    Content type: Review

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  22. Cancer cells are typically surrounded by stromal cells and embedded in extracellular matrix (ECM). The stromal compartment interacts with cancer cells to promote growth and metastasis. For decades, autologous ...

    Authors: Faris Almarzouqi, Hans-Oliver Rennekampff, Jan-Philipp Stromps, Ziyad Alharbi and Norbert Pallua

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:10

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  23. Increasing rates of prosthetic joint infection (PJI) have presented challenges for general practitioners, orthopedic surgeons and the health care system in the recent years. The diagnosis of PJI is complex; mu...

    Authors: Heinrich M. L. Mühlhofer, Florian Pohlig, Karl-Georg Kanz, Ulrich Lenze, Florian Lenze, Andreas Toepfer, Sarah Kelch, Norbert Harrasser, Rüdiger von Eisenhart-Rothe and Johannes Schauwecker

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:8

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  24. Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) is a rare subtype of mesenchymal origin tumor composed of epithelioid cells which exhibits immunohistochemical co-expressions of melanocytic markers and smooth musc...

    Authors: Byung Su Kwon, Dong Soo Suh, Nam Kyung Lee, Yong Jung Song, Kyung Un Choi and Ki Hyung Kim

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:7

    Content type: Case report

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  25. Diagnosis of a low-grade periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) prior to revision surgery can be challenging, despite paramount importance for further treatment. Arthroscopic biopsy of synovial and periprostheti...

    Authors: Florian Pohlig, Heinrich M. L. Mühlhofer, Ulrich Lenze, Florian W. Lenze, Christian Suren, Norbert Harrasser, Rüdiger von Eisenhart-Rothe and Johannes Schauwecker

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:6

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  26. The study aimed to determine the superiority between 3-dimensional (3D) miniplate and standard miniplate for mandibular fractures (MFs) treatment.

    Authors: Yong Liu, Bo Wei, Yuxiang Li, Dawei Gu, Guochao Yin, Bo Wang, Dehui Xu, Xuebing Zhang and Daliang Kong

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:5

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  27. Tuberculosis (TB), an infectious disease caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), is a global health problem. Because the failing immune response in the lung can lead to formation of a pulmonary c...

    Authors: Jun Wang, Yaping Dai, Jun Liu, Yongmei Yin and Hao Pei

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:4

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  28. Although left innominate vein (LIV) stenosis has been demonstrated to be attributed to compression by adjacent anatomical structures, most of the studies are focusing on hemodialysis patients with clinical sym...

    Authors: Xiangjiang Guo, Yaxue Shi, Hui Xie, Lan Zhang, Guanhua Xue, Leyi Gu, Changning Hao, Shuofei Yang and Kejia Kan

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:3

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  29. The efficacy of treating acute myocardial ischemic damages depends, to a large extent, on the development of technologies for predicting their course and outcome. The aim of this paper was to explore whether i...

    Authors: Nikolay P. Sudakov, Konstantin A. Apartsin, Svetlana A. Lepekhova, Sergey B. Nikiforov, Alexander I. Katyshev, Galina I. Lifshits, Anna V. Vybivantseva and Yuri M. Konstantinov

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:1

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  30. Maximal sterile barrier precautions (MSBP) including head coverings and face masks are advocated for use in invasive procedures, including coronary interventions. The rationale for MSBP assumes it is an obliga...

    Authors: Avi Peretz, Fabio Kuzniec, Diab Ganem, Nabeeh Salman, Dahud Qarawani and Offer Amir

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:45

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  31. Cardiac catheterization laboratories (CLL) have continued to function as profit centers for hospitals. Due to a high percentage of material and labor costs, they are natural targets for process improvement. Ou...

    Authors: Gunnar Plehn, Thomas Butz, Petra Maagh, Ahmet Oernek, Axel Meissner and Natalie Plehn

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:44

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  32. The aim of our study was to analyze the reliability of postmortem computed tomography (PMCT) versus autopsy in detecting signs of blood aspiration in a distinct group of patients following deadly head, mouth o...

    Authors: E. Scaparra, O. Peschel, C. Kirchhoff, M. Reiser and S. M. Kirchhoff

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:43

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  33. Recent studies were able to demonstrate involvement of the complement cascade in bone biology. Further studies analyzed the role of complement in traumatic injuries and demonstrated negative effects after exce...

    Authors: Christian Ehrnthaller, Markus Huber-Lang, Anna Kovtun, Anna Elise Rapp, Julia Kemmler, Florian Gebhard and Anita Ignatius

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:42

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  34. Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) such as dabigatran or rivaroxaban are alternatives to vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) for prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with atrial fi...

    Authors: Stefan Reers, Tolga Agdirlioglu, Michael Kellner, Matthias Borowski, Holger Thiele, Johannes Waltenberger and Michael Reppel

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:41

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  35. Small cell bladder cancer (SCBC) is an aggressive subtype accounting for less than 1 % of all bladder malignancies associated with rapid progression, early metastases formation and high mortality rates.

    Authors: Isabel Heidegger, Gennadi Tulchiner, Georg Schäfer, Wolfgang Horninger and Renate Pichler

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:40

    Content type: Case report

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  36. Multiple trauma is often accompanied by systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS). The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of polymeric plasma substitutes on the development of SIRS or sepsis.

    Authors: Kai Sprengel, Hanspeter Simmen, Clément M. L. Werner, Simon Sulser, Michael Plecko, Catharina Keller and Ladislav Mica

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:39

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  37. Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) after liver and kidney transplantation has high mortality and causes diagnostic challenges. This study aims to describe the cytokine and human leukocyte antigen (HLA) profile i...

    Authors: Xinhua Chen, Xueqin Meng, Yuning Xu, Haiyang Xie, Shengyong Yin, Hongchun Li, Liming Wu and Shusen Zheng

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:38

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in European Journal of Medical Research 2017 22:37

  38. Although under discussion, induced hypothermia (IH) is an established therapy for patients with cardiac arrest or traumatic brain injuries. The influences on coagulopathy and bleeding tendency in severely inju...

    Authors: Kai Oliver Jensen, Leonhard Held, Andrea Kraus, Frank Hildebrand, Philipp Mommsen, Ladislav Mica, Guido A. Wanner, Peter Steiger, Rudolf M. Moos, Hans-Peter Simmen and Kai Sprengel

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:37

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  39. Anterior tibial pseudoaneurysm is a rare complication after interlocking screw insertion in tibial nailing. We present the case of a 28-year-old male patient with this complication with a 6-week delay after ti...

    Authors: F. Greve, M. Crönlein, M. Beirer, C. Kirchhoff, P. Biberthaler and K. F. Braun

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:36

    Content type: Case report

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  40. Readmissions are a burden for patients and increase healthcare costs. In Europe, factors associated with readmissions have not yet been extensively investigated. This study aimed to discover factors associated...

    Authors: Fabienne J. H. Magdelijns, Larissa Schepers, Evelien Pijpers, Coen D. A. Stehouwer and Patricia M. Stassen

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:35

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  41. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is one of the most prevalent spine surgeries and neurosurgical procedures performed to treat a variety of disorders in the cervical spine. Over the last several y...

    Authors: Dexiang Ban, Yang Liu, Taiwei Cao and Shiqing Feng

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:34

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  42. Pycnodysostosis is an autosomal recessive skeletal dysplasia, the prevalence of which is estimated to be low (1 per million). Nevertheless, in recent years we have found 27 affected individuals from 22 familie...

    Authors: Thaís Fenz Araujo, Erlane Marques Ribeiro, Anderson Pontes Arruda, Carolina Araujo Moreno, Paula Frassinetti Vasconcelos de Medeiros, Renata Moldenhauer Minillo, Débora Gusmão Melo, Chong Ae Kim, Maria Juliana Rodovalho Doriqui, Têmis Maria Felix, Rodrigo Ambrosio Fock and Denise Pontes Cavalcanti

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:33

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  43. Postoperative radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) is the standard in the management of breast cancer. The optimal timing for starting postoperative radiation therapy has not yet been well define...

    Authors: Raffaella Caponio, Maria Paola Ciliberti, Giusi Graziano, Rocco Necchia, Giovanni Scognamillo, Antonio Pascali, Sabino Bonaduce, Anna Milella, Gabriele Matichecchia, Cristian Cristofaro, Davide Di Fatta, Pasquale Tamborra and Marco Lioce

    Citation: European Journal of Medical Research 2016 21:32

    Content type: Research

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