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Chronic hepatitis C and chronic kidney disease: Advances, limitations and unchartered territories
Over the past few years, treatment options for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection have evolved dramatically. The current approved interferon-free direct-acting antiviral (DAA) regimens have been shown to be safe and ...
Loss of dystrophin is associated with increased myocardial stiffness in a model of left ventricular hypertrophy.
Transition from compensated to decompensated left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is accompanied by functional and structural changes. Here, the aim was to evaluate dystrophin expression in murine models and human subjects ...
Biomarker-driven phenotyping in Parkinson's disease: A translational missing link in disease-modifying clinical trials.
Past clinical trials of putative neuroprotective therapies have targeted PD as a single pathogenic disease entity. From an Oslerian clinicopathological perspective, the wide complexity of PD converges into Lewy bodies and ...
The current status of patient safety in Argentina: Cross sectional study
(Archivos argentinos de pediatria, 2017-02-01)
Background. Patient safety is a priority for healthcare organizations. For the PRONAP´s 2013 final exam, the Quality & Patient Safety Subcommittee and the PRONAP managers designed a survey to be answered by ...
Response to "Comments on 'The Effects of Fat Harvesting and Preparation, Air Exposure, Obesity, and Stem Cell Enrichment on Adipocyte Viability Prior to Graft Transplantation'".
(Oxford University Press, 2017-04-01)
Response to “Comments on ‘The Effects of Fat Harvesting and Preparation, Air Exposure, Obesity, and Stem Cell Enrichment on Adipocyte Viability Prior to Graft Transplantation’”
The Process of Lipid Storage in Insect Oocytes: The Involvement of β-Chain of ATP Synthase in Lipophorin-Mediated Lipid Transfer in the Chagas' Disease Vector Panstrongylus Megistus (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
(Elsevier B.V. ScienceDirect, 2017-01-01)
Lipophorin is the main lipoprotein in the hemolymph of insects. During vitellogenesis, lipophorin delivers its hydrophobic cargo to developing oocytes by its binding to non-endocytic receptors at the plasma membrane of the ...
Uncovering the in vivo source of adult neural crest stem cells.
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2017-03-01)
Some late embryonic and adult postmigratory neural crest-derived cells (NCDCs) from diverse tissues were shown to grow as multipotent neurospheres. Neural crest stem cells (NCSCs) contained in these spheres were found to ...
Association Between Cigarette Smoking Prevalence and Income Level: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
(Oxford University Press, 2017-09)
INTRODUCTION: Previous evidence linked low socioeconomic status with higher smoking prevalence. Our objective was to assess the strength of this association in the world population, updating a previous work. METHODS: ...
International variations in application of the best-interest standard across the age spectrum.
(Springer Nature [academic journals on nature.com], 2017-02-01)
OBJECTIVE: Ethically and legally, assertions that resuscitation is in a patient's best interest should be inversely correlated with willingness to forego intensive care (and accept comfort care) at the surrogate's request. ...
Treatment of Minimally Invasive Hallux Valgus Surgery Complications
(Wolters Kluwer, 2017-03-01)
Percutaneous foot surgery is a surgical method of treating various bone and soft-tissue disorders of the foot. In hallux valgus pathology, it is called minimal incision surgery, and is another method to treat this disorder. ...