Now showing items 1-10 of 75
Eagle Syndrome: A Rare Case of Atraumatic, Painful Cervical Neck Swelling
(Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2020-04-23)
Introduction: Painful neck swelling is a common emergency complaint but can present diagnostic challenges. Eagle syndrome is a rare clinical entity in which a pathologically elongated styloid process or ossified stylohyoid ...
Physical Performance Improves With Time and a Functional Knee Brace in Athletes After ACL Reconstruction
Background: Athletes who return to sport (RTS) after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) often have reduced physical performance and a high reinjury rate. Additionally, it is currently unclear how physical ...
The Rametrix (TM) PRO Toolbox v1.0 for MATLAB (R)
Background. Existing tools for chemometric analysis of vibrational spectroscopy data have enabled characterization of materials and biologicals by their broad molecular composition. The Rametrix (TM) LITE Toolbox v1.0 for ...
Cost-Effectiveness of Risk-Stratified Colorectal Cancer Screening Based on Polygenic Risk: Current Status and Future Potential
Background: Although uniform colonoscopy screening reduces colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality, risk-based screening may be more efficient. We investigated whether CRC screening based on polygenic risk is a cost-effective ...
Pleural lipomatosis: An often-forgotten intrathoracic tumor
Lipomas are benign mesenchymal neoplasms that arise from adipocytes. Most lipomas are found in the subcutaneous tissue; however, they can be present throughout the body. Lipomas arising from the thoracic pleura are ...
Dietary and Biological Assessment of the Omega-3 Status of Collegiate Athletes: A Cross-Sectional Analysis
Omega-3 fatty acids (ω-3 FA) are associated with cardiovascular health, brain function, reduction of inflammation, and several other physiological roles of importance to competitive athletes. The ω-3 FA status of National ...
VTCSOM Medical Student Research Symposium 2020
(Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, 2020-03-27)
A program for the medical student research symposium, held virtually on March 27, 2020.
Postoperative Anemia Predicts Length of Stay for Geriatric Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Lumbar Spine Fusion Surgery
Introduction: We hypothesize that postoperative anemia will predict length of stay (LOS) for geriatric patients undergoing minimally invasive (MIS) lumbar spine fusions. Materials and Methods: Patients who underwent MIS ...
Opioids and Spinal Cord Stimulators: Pre- and Postoperative Opioid Use Patterns and Predictors of Prolonged Postoperative Opioid Use
Objective: The aim of the study was to compare trends and differences in preoperative and prolonged postoperative opioid use following spinal cord stimulator (SCS) implantation and to determine factors associated with ...
e-TEACH Newsletter, March 2020
(TEACH (Teaching Excellence Academy for Collaborative Healthcare), 2020-03)
The e-TEACH Newsletter features highlights of many of our resources, as well as links to other leading educator websites. Each edition features timely information about hot topics and upcoming professional development ...