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The aim of this study was to assess the effects of a novel antidepressant, vortioxetine 10 mg, on driving, cognitive, and psychomotor performance in 24 healthy subjects in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, three-way crossover design. Mirtazapine 30 mg was included as an active comparator. Drugs were administered in the evening of 15 consecutive days.… (More)
Two cases of injury resulting in traumatic herniation of the buccal fat pad into the oral cavity are described. A review of the literature reveals that almost all reported cases of traumatic herniation of the buccal fat pad occurred in young children. The majority of cases resulted from penetration of the buccal mucosa and buccinator muscle by a foreign… (More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of prophylactic ciprofloxacin drops in decreasing the incidence of otorrhea after tympanostomy tube insertion. STUDY DESIGN The study design was a single-blind, randomized clinical trial. SETTING The study was conducted at a tertiary care referral center. PATIENTS One hundred fifty-four patients… (More)
PURPOSE To demonstrate that results similar to high-volume academic centers can be achieved in the community setting when treating abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) using endovascular techniques, given appropriate volume and skill sets. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted of 342 consecutive patients who underwent endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)… (More)
Middle-aged and elderly females aged between 51 and 86 years volunteered for this study. In June and July, 147 females were studied; data collected through interview included general socioeconomic information, health history, use of medication, and a 7-day food intake. During the same 7-day period, physical activity level was measured for each person by use… (More)
This paper records some experience with the Scott Harden technique of small intestinal intubation for performing small bowel enemas. It is particularly recommended for searching for obstructive or infiltrative lesions of the small intestine.