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Effectiveness of continuous positive airway pressure in mild sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome.
The aim of this trial was to evaluate the effectiveness of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in patients with mild sleep apnea- hypopnea syndrome (SAHS). One hundred forty-two consecutiveExpand
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Musculoskeletal hydatid disease: A report of 13 cases
This is a retrospective study of 13 patients with muscular hydatidosis - i.e., 4% of the 309 cases of hydatid disease treated in our department during 1983-1999. The commonest clinical finding was anExpand
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Clinical and metabolic changes after conventional treatment of type 2 diabetic patients with chronic periodontitis.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to compare the response to conventional periodontal treatment between patients with or without type 2 diabetes mellitus from a clinical and metabolic standpoint.Expand
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Patient-Reported Outcomes in Subjects with Painful Trigeminal Neuralgia Receiving Pregabalin: Evidence from Medical Practice in Primary Care Settings
Effects of pregabalin (PGB) on patient-reported health outcomes were assessed in 65 PGB-naive subjects with trigeminal neuralgia refractory to previous analgesic therapy in a prospective, multicentreExpand
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A Cost-Consequences analysis of the effect of Pregabalin in the treatment of peripheral Neuropathic Pain in routine medical practice in Primary Care settings
BackgroundNeuropathic pain (NeP) is a common symptom of a group of a variety of conditions, including diabetic neuropathy, trigeminal neuralgia, or postherpetic neuralgia. Prevalence of NeP has beenExpand
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Is a general women's health promotion program as effective as an HIV-intensive prevention program in reducing HIV risk among Hispanic women?
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to assess whether participants in an HIV-intensive prevention program and participants in a general women's health promotion program reported greater HIV risk-reductionExpand
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Patient-reported outcomes in subjects with neuropathic pain receiving pregabalin: evidence from medical practice in primary care settings.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of pregabalin on different patient-reported outcomes in subjects with neuropathic pain treated under usual medical practice conditions in primary care settings. Expand
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How pediatricians can respond to the psychosocial implications of disasters. American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health, 1998-1999.
Natural and human-caused disasters, violence with weapons, and terrorist acts have touched directly the lives of thousands of families with children in the United States.1 Media coverage of disastersExpand
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A radiofrequency-assisted device for bloodless rapid transection of the liver: a comparative study in a pig liver model.
BACKGROUND Efficient and safe liver parenchymal transection is dependent on the ability to address both parenchymal division and hemostasis simultaneously. In this article we describe and compareExpand
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Trapezius transfer for shoulder paralysis. 6 patients with brachial plexus injuries followed for 1 year.
We transferred the trapezius with its bone insertion to the proximal humerus in 6 patients for treatment of a paralytic shoulder secondary to traumatic lesions of the brachial plexus. After 1 year,Expand
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