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Atrophy patterns in Alzheimer's disease and semantic dementia: A comparison of FreeSurfer and manual volumetric measurements
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and semantic dementia (SD) are characterized by different patterns of global and temporal lobe atrophy which can be studied using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Manual… Expand
Patterns of cortical thinning in the language variants of frontotemporal lobar degeneration
Background: Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) is a clinically, genetically, and pathologically heterogeneous neurodegenerative disorder. Two subtypes commonly present with a language disorder:… Expand
Diagnostic accuracy of saline infusion sonography in the evaluation of uterine cavity abnormalities prior to assisted reproductive techniques: a systematic review and meta-analyses.
- S. Seshadri, T. El-toukhy, A. Douiri, K. Jayaprakasan, Y. Khalaf
- Human reproduction update
- 1 March 2015
BACKGROUND The diagnostic accuracy of a 2-D transvaginal scan, which is commonly employed to evaluate the regularity and shape of the uterine cavity in subfertile women, is relatively poor compared… Expand
A comparison of the accuracy of film-screen mammography, full-field digital mammography, and digital breast tomosynthesis.
AIM To measure the change in diagnostic accuracy of conventional film-screen mammography and full-field digital mammography (FFDM) with the addition of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) in women… Expand
Frequency flows and the time-frequency dynamics of multivariate phase synchronization in brain signals
The quantification of phase synchrony between brain signals is of crucial importance for the study of large-scale interactions in the brain. Current methods are based on the estimation of the… Expand
Clinical predictive value of manual muscle strength testing during critical illness: an observational cohort study
IntroductionImpaired skeletal muscle function has important clinical outcome implications for survivors of critical illness. Previous studies employing volitional manual muscle testing for diagnosing… Expand
Prevalence of Poststroke Cognitive Impairment: South London Stroke Register 1995–2010
Background and Purpose— Stroke is a common long-term condition with an increasing incidence as the population ages. This study evaluates temporal changes in the prevalence of cognitive impairment… Expand
Exercise rehabilitation following intensive care unit discharge for recovery from critical illness.
- B. Connolly, L. Salisbury, +6 authors B. Blackwood
- The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
- 22 June 2015
BACKGROUND Skeletal muscle wasting and weakness are significant complications of critical illness, associated with degree of illness severity and periods of reduced mobility during mechanical… Expand
Long-Term Effects of Secondary Prevention on Cognitive Function in Stroke Patients
Background— Limited long-term follow-up data exist on the impact of appropriate secondary prevention therapies on cognitive function in patients after first-ever stroke. The aim of this study is to… Expand
Effect of postoperative physical training on activity after curative surgery for non-small cell lung cancer: a multicentre randomised controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of a combined hospital plus home exercise programme following curative surgery for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). DESIGN Randomised controlled trial. SETTING… Expand