Int Urol Nephrol
25 Nov 2022

We found that CEUS and contrast-enhanced MRI had no differences in diagnosing the different pathological types (benign or malignant) of BC, but CEUS holds a better sensitivity in diagnosing...

BMC Pulm Med
25 Nov 2022

2D-SWE has potential for use in evaluating DS and IMS. A specific correlation was observed between respiratory muscle stiffness and lung function. With the worsening of the severity of COPD and...

J Asthma
25 Nov 2022

Pulmonary function was associated with oral steroid bursts and hospitalizations but not self-reported asthma control, suggesting the importance of incorporating measures of pulmonary function...

Oral Dis.
24 Nov 2022

Our results demonstrated that salivary concentrations of ADMA and SDMA were associated with periodontitis. Smoking increased ADMA, SDMA and L-NMMA levels in serum only in periodontitis patients...

Eur J Pediatr.
24 Nov 2022

We identified characteristics associated with clinical instability that may be useful in alerting less experienced clinicians to call for senior assistance early. The decision trees provide...

BMC Psychiatry.
24 Nov 2022

History of depression and a positive inpatient PHQ-9 appear to be most strongly predictive of long-term PSD. Initiating SSRIs only in those individuals at highest risk for PSD may help reduce the...

Cornea.
24 Nov 2022

Culture-negative keratitis had less severe infection and better outcomes when compared to culture-positive bacterial keratitis. Factors associated with poor outcome included diabetes, poor...

Diabetes Res Clin Pract.
24 Nov 2022

Frailty is associated with the progression of prediabetes to diabetes and elevated risks of CVD and all-cause mortality in individuals with prediabetes and diabetes.

Eur Heart J.
24 Nov 2022

Patients with VSD had lower survival compared with the general population. The HR for mortality increased over 2.5-fold in patients with unrepaired defect (Eisenmenger syndrome excluded) and over...