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Photoacoustic cardiovascular imaging: a new technique for imaging of atherosclerosis and vulnerable plaque detection
(IOP Publishing, 2018-03-13)
The sudden rupture of an atherosclerotic plaque is one of the main causes of stroke and stroke induced death. Plaque composition plays a critical role in plaque rupture. In order to differentiate between different plaque ...
Prevalence of bovine viral diarrhoea virus (bvdv), bovine herpes virus 1 (bhv 1), leptospirosis and neosporosis, and associated risk factors in 161 irish beef herds
(Springer Nature, 2018-01-06)
Background: There are limited data available, in Ireland or elsewhere, to determine the extent of exposure to various endemic diseases among beef cows and factors associated with exposure to causative pathogens. The ...
Clinical experience with regenerative therapy in heart failure
(Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health), 2018-05-10)
Adoption of regenerative strategies for heart failure is challenged by mixed outcomes in clinical trials. Ongoing development plans strive to improve biotherapeutic potency, optimize delivery, standardize dosing, and target ...
Subclinical hypothyroidism in women planning conception and during pregnancy: who should be treated and how?
(The Endocrine Society, 2018-05-03)
Multiancestry genome-wide association study of 520,000 subjects identifies 32 loci associated with stroke and stroke subtypes
(Springer Nature, 2018-03-12)
Stroke has multiple etiologies, but the underlying genes and pathways are largely unknown. We conducted a multiancestry genome-wide-association meta-analysis in 521,612 individuals (67,162 cases and 454,450 controls) and ...
Immunocompromised patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: secondary analysis of the lung safe database
(Springer Nature, 2018-06-12)
Background: The aim of this study was to describe data on epidemiology, ventilatory management, and outcome of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in immunocompromised patients. Methods: We performed a post hoc ...
Conceptualising oep: a review of theoretical and empirical literature in open educational practices
(UNED - Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia, 2018-04-20)
Conceptualisations of open educational practices (OEP) vary widely, ranging from those centred primarily on the creation and use of open educational resources (OER) to broader definitions of OEP, inclusive of but not ...
How ethical is our current delivery of care to patients with severe and complicated obesity?
(Springer Nature, 2018-05-15)
Despite overwhelming evidence that bariatric interventions reduce morbidity and mortality and are cost-effective, access for affected patients is limited. We sought to describe the extent to which health policy makers and ...
Hermitian and skew hermitian forms over local rings
(Elsevier BV, 2018-08-01)
Exploring the need for transition readiness scales within cystic fibrosis services: a qualitative descriptive study
Aims and objectivesTo explore healthcare professionals' and patients' perceptions of the potential use of a Transition Readiness Scale in cystic fibrosis care. This included an examination of barriers and facilitators to ...