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Prospective, Randomized Study on the Use of a Prosthetic Mesh for Prevention of Parastomal Hernia of Permanent Colostomy
BACKGROUND: Prophylactic placement of a mesh has been suggested to prevent parastomal hernia, but evidence to support this approach is scarce. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate whetherExpand
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Reproducibility of imaging human knee cartilage by delayed gadolinium-enhanced MRI of cartilage (dGEMRIC) at 1.5 Tesla.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the day-to-day reproducibility of the delayed gadolinium-enhanced MRI of cartilage (dGEMRIC) measurement at different knee joint surfaces inExpand
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Patellar cartilage lesions: comparison of magnetic resonance imaging and T2 relaxation-time mapping
Purpose: To evaluate the detection and the size of focal patellar cartilage lesions in T2 mapping as compared to standard clinical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at 1.5T. Material and Methods:Expand
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Chest imaging findings in hospitalized patients with H1N1 influenza
Background Previous studies have reported chest radiographic findings of consolidation and ground-glass opacity in patients with swine-origin influenza A (H1N1). However, most of these studiesExpand
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Early chest computed tomography in adult acute severe community‐acquired pneumonia patients treated in the intensive care unit
The value of early chest computed tomography (CT) was evaluated among severe community‐acquired pneumonia (SCAP) patients.
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[Influenza A(H1N1)v-patients treated in Oulu University hospital].
BACKGROUND In Finland, the pandemic A(H1N1)v-influenza was experienced in late 2009. MATERIAL AND METHODS A(H1N1)v-patients hospitalized in Oulu University Hospital were evaluated. RESULTSExpand
[Treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis].
Most patients, up to 75-80 percent, with anatomical diverticulosis will remain uncomplicated with a few symptoms. They might benefit of increasing their fruit and vegetable fibre intake and activeExpand
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