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The open abdomen, indications, management and definitive closure
(Springer Nature, 2015-07-25)
The indications for Open Abdomen (OA) are generally all those situations in which is ongoing the development an intra-abdominal hypertension condition (IAH), in order to prevent the development of abdominal compartmental ...
Implementing balanced harvesting: practical challenges and other implications
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2016-01-13)
Balanced harvesting (BH) has been proposed as an alternative to the paradigm of more selective fishing as practiced in most European and North American fisheries management. We examine options for the implementation of BH ...
Carefully selected intratesticular lesions can be safely managed with serial ultrasonography
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a policy of conservative non-operative management for incidental, impalpable, < 1 cm, intratesticular pathology. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed all scrotal ultrasonograms within ...
Methotrexate use and risk of lung disease in psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease: systematic literature review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relative risk of pulmonary disease among patients with psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease treated with methotrexate. DATA SOURCES PubMed, Cochrane central register of ...
Intensification of phosphorus cycling in china since the 1600s
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016-02-22)
Phosphorus (P) is an essential nutrient for living systems with emerging sustainability challenges related to supply uncertainty and aquatic eutrophication. However, its long-term temporal dynamics and subsequent effects ...
Comparing mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation who are receiving a direct-acting oral anticoagulant or warfarin: a meta-analysis of randomized trials
BackgroundIn patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF), direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are at least non-inferior to warfarin for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism. The main objective of ...