Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association
Anorectal biofeedback (BF) is commonly used to treat patients with fecal incontinence (FI), but demand usually exceeds availability. It is therefore important to identify patients most likely to respond to BF treatment. We aimed to identify pre-treatment clinical or physiologic factors that might be used to predict completion and success of BF in w...
The literature places the occurrence of paediatric Monteggia lesions between 1.5% and 3% of all childhood elbow injuries. There are circumstances, which may make early correct diagnosis difficult. Failure to make an early correct diagnosis may have catastrophic consequences on joint range of motion in the chronic stage. The goal of this paper is to...
Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Technology that is developed for or adopted by the recreational fisheries sector (e.g., anglers and the recreational fishing industry) has led to rapid and dramatic changes in how recreational anglers interact with fisheries resources. From improvements in finding and catching fish to emulating their natural prey and accessing previously inaccessib...
International Journal of Surgery (London, England)
Journal of Ovarian Research
China and the rest of the world are experiencing an outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Patients with cancer are more susceptible to viral infection and are more likely to develop severe complications, as compared to healthy individuals. The growing spread of COVID-19 presents challenges for the clinical care of patients with...
World Journal of Clinical Cases
BACKGROUND Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a serious, aggressive and often deadly polymicrobial infection of the soft tissues of the perineum, the rectum and the external genital organs. It is an anatomical subcategory of necrotizing fasciitis, which has a similar etiology and treatment strategy. CASE SUMMARY A 60-year-old man was admitted to the hospi...
Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences
Pediatric dental emergency management were temporarily suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic, which worsened urgent dental needs. This retrospective study investigated the management of pediatric emergencies during COVID-19 lockdown and the trends in parental preferences from March to July in 2019 and 2020. Pediatric dental emergencies managed dur...
Biomedical laboratories; Waste; Management; Togo
KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering
Construction safety assessment is a major component of safety management in construction projects. However, thus far, most assessment studies have focused on either cross-sectional or longitudinal performance. This study aims to develop a proactive and preliminary safety assessment method using a fluid dynamics (FD) approach by integrating longitud...
Annals of Medicine and Surgery
Aim During the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency surgery was modified in line with Royal College guidance to accommodate the evolving climate. This study compared management of appendicitis before and during the pandemic by assessing disease presentation severity, modes of investigation, surgical management and patient outcomes. Outcomes assessed includ...