The American journal of sports medicine
Obtaining full hyperextension that is anatomically normal for most patients does not affect objective stability, ACL graft tear/failure rates, or subjective scores after ACL reconstruction with patellar tendon autograft.
The current results showed no significant differences between the outcomes of the two procedures at short-term follow-up. However, the results might have changed in the long term.
International cardiovascular research journal
In this study, first-degree block and right bundle branch were detected in the operated patients with TGA. Increased P dispersion in these patients may increase the risk of atrial arrhythmia. Thus, long-term follow-up is necessary in these patients.
Acta ortopedica brasileira
There was high significance and reliability among the three evaluators for all items of the Modified Merle d'Aubigné and Postel Method, suggesting that this method is reliable, provided its items are parameterized and previous training of evaluators is carried out. Level of Evidence II, Diagnostic Study.
Bakgrund Skallskador utgör ett stort folkhälsoproblem, särskilt eftersom många som skadas är unga. Skallskador är också, parallellt med självmord, den vanligaste dödsorsaken hos ungdomar och unga vuxna. De flesta av skadorna klassas som ”lätta” i akutskedet men trots det så kommer en del av patienterna att drabbas av kvarstående besvär, t ex smärta...
We describe cumulative pregnancy probabilities among women who underwent quinacrine pellet sterilization in Chile between 1977 and 1989 (N = 1492). We interviewed the women or relatives in 1991-93 and 1994-96, and reviewed hospital records. Mean follow-up was 9.6 years (median 9 years). We recorded 120 pregnancies, including 40 that went to term or...
AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education
This article reports the results of a peer-led HIV prevention education and condom promotion program among transport workers in Kaolack, Senegal. As part of a 2-year longitudinal follow-up study, changes in men's AIDS-related knowledge, sexual behavior, condom use, and perceived barriers to condom use were evaluated by self-reports obtained from a ...
Family planning perspectives
Women at risk of STDs find the female condom acceptable and will try it, and some use it consistently. Mixing use of female condoms and male condoms may facilitate consistent condom use. The female condom may improve an individual's options for risk reduction and help reduce the spread of STDs.
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
This paper examines the nutritional status and mortality of refugee and resident children in a non-camp setting during the war in Guinea-Bissau. Subjects included 422 children aged 9-23 months in 30 clusters. Results showed that, during the refugee situation, all the children deteriorated nutritionally and mortality was high (3.0% in a 6-week perio...
Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica
This study assesses the effectiveness of primary level antenatal care in decreasing anemia among pregnant women in Tanzania. The sample included 1045 women screened for anemia and followed-up to late pregnancy. Extra interventions at the study clinic included retraining of staff, group and individual counseling of women, and community health educat...