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This review outlines the different bioactivities of a variety of chalcones. The cytotoxic, anticancer, chemopreventative and mutagenic properties of a number of chalcones are described followed by an account of various of these unsaturated ketones as antimicrobial agents. The antiviral, antiprotozoal and insecticidal activities of a variety of chalcones are(More)
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) serology was performed in non-Asian-born patients 18-65 years old with newly diagnosed tuberculosis at a county tuberculosis clinic, and demographic and clinical features of HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative patients were compared. Sixty of 128 eligible patients agreed to participate, of whom 17 (28%) were(More)
Adhesive capsulitis is a common problem seen in the general population by orthopedic surgeons. It is a problem that causes patients pain and disability, and symptoms can last up to 2 years and longer. The questions of when and how to treat the frozen shoulder can present challenges. Most treatments are conservative; however, indications for surgery do(More)
BACKGROUND Molecular and epidemiological studies of transmission routes and risk factors for infection by HTLV-1 are extremely important in order to implement control measures, especially because of the high prevalence of HTLV-1 in several regions of the world. San Salvador de Jujuy, Northwest Argentina, is a highly endemic area for HTLV-1 and foci of(More)
BACKGROUND Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor (DSRCT) is a rare disease affecting predominantly children and young adults and for which the benefit of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) after complete cytoreductive surgery (CCRS) remains unknown. METHODS To identify patients with DSRCT without extraperitoneal metastases (EPM) who underwent(More)
BACKGROUND Press-fit humeral components for total shoulder arthroplasty have notable potential complications that may be minimized by preoperative templating and improvements in stem design. The purpose of this study was to develop a 3-dimensional templating technique for the humeral stem and to validate this templating in cadaveric specimens. MATERIALS(More)
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