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    • Conjunctival complications related to Ahmed glaucoma valve insertion 

      Geffen, N.; Buys, Y. M.; Smith, Michael; Anraku, A.; Alasbali, T.; Rachmiel, R.; Trope, G. E. (Wolters Kluwer, 2014-02-01)
      PURPOSE: Conjunctival complications may occur after glaucoma drainage device surgery. We analyzed the frequency, risk factors, management and outcomes of Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV)-related conjunctival complications. ...
    • Physical illness in looked-after children: a cross-sectional study 

      Martin, Alice; Ford, T.; Goodman, R.; Meltzer, H.; Logan, Stuart (BMJ, 2014-02-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To compare the reported point prevalence of chronic physical illness among children looked after by local authorities with those living in their own homes. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study, using questionnaire data ...
    • Management of patients in a combined thyroid eye clinic in secondary care 

      Benzimra, James D.; Quinn, Anthony G.; Kersey, T.; McGrane, D.; Goss, Lynne; Vaidya, Bijay (Springer, 2014-02-01)
      The European Group on Graves' Orbitopathy (EUGOGO) recommends the use of specialised multidisciplinary clinics for the management of thyroid eye disease (TED). In the UK, many patients with TED are managed outside of ...
    • Identification of novel genetic Loci associated with thyroid peroxidase antibodies and clinical thyroid disease 

      Medici, M.; Porcu, E.; Pistis, G.; Teumer, A.; Brown, S. J.; Jensen, R. A.; Rawal, R.; Roef, G. L.; Plantinga, T. S.; Vermeulen, S. H.; Lahti, J.; Linneberg, A.; Raikkonen, K.; Smit, J. W.; Kiemeney, L. A.; Rivadeneira, F.; Uitterlinden, A. G.; Walsh, J. P.; Meisinger, C.; den Heijer, M.; Visser, T. J.; Simmonds, M. J.; Spector, T. D.; Wilson, S. G.; Volzke, H.; Cappola, A.; Toniolo, D.; Sanna, S.; Naitza, S.; Peeters, R. P.; Husemoen, L. L.; Freathy, Rachel M.; Shields, Beverley M; Pietzner, D.; Nagy, R.; Broer, L.; Chaker, L.; Korevaar, T. I.; Plia, M. G.; Sala, C.; Volker, U.; Richards, J. B.; Sweep, F. C.; Gieger, C.; Corre, T.; Kajantie, E.; Thuesen, B.; Taes, Y. E.; Visser, W. E.; Hattersley, Andrew T.; Kratzsch, J.; Hamilton, A.; Li, W.; Homuth, G.; Lobina, M.; Mariotti, S.; Soranzo, N.; Cocca, M.; Nauck, M.; Spielhagen, C.; Ross, A.; Arnold, A.; van de Bunt, M.; Liyanarachchi, S.; Heier, M.; Grabe, H. J.; Masciullo, C.; Galesloot, T. E.; Lim, E. M.; Reischl, E.; Leedman, P. J.; Lai, S.; Delitala, A.; Bremner, A. P.; Philips, D. I.; Beilby, J. P.; Mulas, A.; Vocale, M.; Abecasis, G.; Forsen, T.; James, A.; Widen, E.; Hui, J.; Prokisch, H.; Rietzschel, E. E.; Palotie, A.; Feddema, P.; Fletcher, S. J.; Schramm, K.; Rotter, J. I.; Kluttig, A.; Radke, D.; Traglia, M.; Surdulescu, G. L.; He, H.; Franklyn, J. A.; Tiller, D.; Vaidya, Bijay; de Meyer, T.; Jorgensen, T.; Eriksson, J. G.; O'Leary, P. C.; Wichmann, E.; Hermus, A. R.; Psaty, B. M.; Ittermann, T.; Hofman, A.; Bosi, E.; Schlessinger, D.; Wallaschofski, H.; Pirastu, N.; Aulchenko, Y. S.; de la Chapelle, A.; Netea-Maier, R. T.; Gough, S. C.; Meyer Zu Schwabedissen, H.; Frayling, Timothy M.; Kaufman, J. M. (PloS, 2014-02-01)
      Autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITD) are common, affecting 2-5% of the general population. Individuals with positive thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPOAbs) have an increased risk of autoimmune hypothyroidism (Hashimoto's ...
    • Clinical and radiographic outcomes of acetabular impaction grafting without cage reinforcement for revision hip replacement: a minimum ten-year follow-up study 

      Gilbody, J.; Taylor, C.; Bartlett, G. E.; Whitehouse, S. L.; Hubble, Matthew J.; Timperley, Andrew J.; Howell, Jonathan R.; Wilson, Matthew J. (Bone and Joint Society, 2014-02-01)
      Impaction bone grafting for the reconstitution of bone stock in revision hip surgery has been used for nearly 30 years. Between 1995 and 2001 we used this technique in acetabular reconstruction, in combination with a ...
    • Pharmacological interventions for recurrent abdominal pain in childhood. 

      Martin, A. E.; Newlove-Delgado, T. V.; Abbott, R. A.; Bethel, A.; Thompson-Coon, J.; Nikolaou, V.; Logan, Stuart (Cochrane Library, 2014-02-14)
      This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To determine the effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for RAP in children of school age.
    • Dietary interventions for recurrent abdominal pain in childhood 

      Martin, A. E.; Newlove-Delgado, T. V.; Abbott, R. A.; Bethel, A.; Thompson-Coon, J.; Nikolaou, V.; Logan, Stuart (Cochrane Library, 2014-02-14)
      This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To examine the effectiveness of dietary interventions for RAP in children of school age.
    • Syngeneic adipose-derived stem cells with short-term immunosuppression induce vascularized composite allotransplantation tolerance in rats. 

      Cheng, H-Y; Ghetu, N; Huang, W-C; Wang, Y-L; Wallace, Christopher G; Wen, C-J; Chen, H-C; Shih, L-Y; Lin, C-F; Hwang, S-M; Liao, S-K; Wei, F-C (Elsevier, 2014-03)
      A clinically applicable tolerance induction regimen that removes the requirement for lifelong immunosuppression would benefit recipients of vascularized composite allotransplantation (VCA). We characterized the immunomodulatory ...
    • Three-dimensional computed tomography reveals different donor-site deformities in adult and growing microtia patients despite total subperichondrial costal cartilage harvest and donor-site reconstruction. 

      Wallace, Christopher G; Mao, H-Y; Wang, C-J; Chen, Y-A; Chen, P K-T; Chen, Z-C (Wolters Kluwer, 2014-03)
      Donor-site deformity may complicate autologous costal cartilage harvest for microtia reconstruction. This is reportedly prevented by total subperichondrial costal cartilage harvest, costochondral growth center preservation, ...
    • Lifecourse: management of type 1 diabetes. 

      Hattersley, Andrew T.; Marcovecchio, M. L.; Chiarelli, F.; Silverstein, J.; Heller, S.; Damm, P.; Mathiesen, E.R.; Zinman, B.; Sinclair, A. (Elsevier, 2014-03)
    • The HNF4A R76W mutation causes atypical dominant Fanconi syndrome in addition to a β cell phenotype. 

      Hamilton, Alexander J.; Bingham, Coralie; McDonald, Timothy J.; Cook, P. R.; Caswell, Richard; Weedon, M. N.; Oram, R. A.; Shields, Beverley M; Shepherd, Maggie; Inward, C. D.; Hamilton-Shield, J. P.; Kohlhase, J.; Ellard, Sian; Hattersley, Andrew T. (BMJ, 2014-03)
      Mutation specific effects in monogenic disorders are rare. We describe atypical Fanconi syndrome caused by a specific heterozygous mutation in HNF4A. Heterozygous HNF4A mutations cause a beta cell phenotype of neonatal ...
    • Response to Tsiamoulos et al. (2014): does diverticular disease protect against sigmoid colon cancer? 

      Knight, H. J.; Daniels, Ian R.; Smart, Neil J. (Wiley, 2014-03-01)
    • A prospective, randomized, controlled, double-masked, multi-center clinical trial of medical adhesives for the closure of laparoscopic incisions 

      Kent, A.; Liversedge, Neil; Dobbins, B.; McWhinnie, D.; Jan, H. (Elsevier, 2014-03-01)
      STUDY OBJECTIVE: To compare LiquiBand Surgical S (LB) (Advanced Medical Solutions Ltd, Plymouth, UK) with High Viscosity Dermabond (DB) (Ethicon Inc., Kirkland, Scotland) for the closure of laparoscopic wounds. DESIGN: ...
    • Gluteal tendon repair augmented with a synthetic ligament: surgical technique and a case series 

      Bucher, Thomas A.; Darcy, P.; Ebert, J. R.; Smith, A.; Janes, G. (Wichtig, 2014-03-01)
      We describe an augmented surgical repair technique for gluteus minimus and medius tears, along with a supportive case series. A consecutive series of 22 patients presenting with clinical and radiological findings consistent ...
    • Shewanella algae infection complicating an open lower limb fracture 

      Smith, J. R.; Morgan, M.; Palmer, J. H. (Elsevier, 2014-03-01)
    • To close the stable door before the horse has bolted 

      Thalheimer, Ulrich; Burroughs, A. K. (Elsevier, 2014-03-01)
    • Maintaining ear aesthetics in helical rim reconstruction 

      Taylor, James M.; Rajan, R.; Dickson, John K.; Mahajan, A. L. (Wolters Kluwer, 2014-03-01)
      BACKGROUND: Wedge resections of the helical rim may result in a significant deformity of the ear with the ear not only smaller but cupped and prominent too. Our technique involves resection of the wedge in the scaphal area ...
    • Randomised Evaluation of modified Valsalva Effectiveness in Re-entrant Tachycardias (REVERT) study 

      Appelboam, Andrew; Reuben, Adam; Mann, C.; Lobban, T.; Ewings, P.; Benger, J.; Vickery, J.; Barton, A.; Gagg, J. (BMJ, 2014-03-01)
      INTRODUCTION: The Valsalva manoeuvre (VM) is a recommended first-line physical treatment for patients with re-entrant supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), but is often ineffective in standard practice. A failed VM is typically ...
    • Porcine dermis implants in soft-tissue reconstruction: current status 

      Smart, Neil J.; Bryan, N.; Hunt, J. A.; Daniels, Ian R. (Dove Press, 2014-03-01)
      Soft-tissue reconstruction for a variety of surgical conditions, such as abdominal wall hernia or pelvic organ prolapse, remains a challenge. There are numerous meshes available that may be simply categorized as either ...
    • Early dipeptide repeat pathology in a frontotemporal dementia kindred with C9ORF72 mutation and intellectual disability 

      Proudfoot, Malcolm; Gutowski, Nicholas J.; Edbauer, D.; Hilton, D. A.; Stephens, M.; Rankin, Julia; Mackenzie, I. R. (Springer, 2014-03-01)
      Familial cases of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) provide an opportunity to study the pathophysiology of this clinically diverse condition. The C9ORF72 mutation is the most common cause of familial FTD, recent pathological ...