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An evaluation of on-tool shrouds for controlling respirable crystalline silica in restoration stone work
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-09-26)
Objectives: The task of grinding sandstone with a 5-inch angle grinder is a major source of exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS), known to cause diseases such as silicosis and lung cancer among workers who work ...
Antioxidant and cytoprotective activities of fucus spiralis seaweed on a human cell in vitro model
(MDPI AG, 2017-01-29)
Antioxidants play an important role as Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) chelating agents and, therefore, the screening for potent antioxidants from natural sources as potential protective agents is of great relevance. The ...
Recent trends in clot retrieval devices: a review
(Springer Nature, 2017-07-12)
Stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide and in Europe. Even with gold standard medical management of acute ischemic stroke, which is intravenous (IV) thrombolysis by administration of recombinant tissue ...
Fractional flow reserveto guide and to assesscoronary artery bypass grafting
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2016-12-23)
The aim of this review is to highlight the role of invasive functional evaluation in patients in whom coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) is indicated, and to examine the clinical evidence available in favour of fractional ...
Sternal metastasis - the forgotten column and its effect on thoracic spine stability
(Baishideng Publishing Group Inc., 2017-01-01)
Sternal metastases are not studied extensively in the literature. There is a paucity of information on their role in metastatic disease. The concept of the fourth column was described by Berg in 1993, and has been proven ...
Perk-dependent repression of mir-106b-25 cluster is required for er stress-induced apoptosis
(Springer Nature, 2012-06-01)
Activation of the unfolded protein response sensor PKR-like endoplasmic reticulum kinase (Perk) attenuates endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress levels. Conversantly, if the damage is too severe and ER function cannot be ...