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Influence of Age and Sex on the Position of the Conus Medullaris and Tuffier's Line in Adults
Background The purpose of this study was to analyze the position of the conus medullaris and Tuffier's line in the same patient population, to correlate this position with age and sex, and toExpand
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An active clamping current-fed half-bridge converter for fuel-cell generation systems
In this paper, a new active clamping current-fed half-bridge converter has been proposed, which is suitable for fuel cell based power generation systems. The proposed converter has outstandingExpand
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The effects of laser etching on shear bond strength at the titanium ceramic interface.
  • J. Kim, Sung-Am Cho
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
  • 1 February 2009
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM The use of titanium has increased for metal ceramic restorations, as well as for use in titanium implants, with developments in CAD/CAM technology. Some surface treatments ofExpand
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High-performance NO2 gas sensor based on ZnO nanorod grown by ultrasonic irradiation
Abstract A facile and fast sonochemical route for the fabrication of a resistive-type ZnO gas sensor has been demonstrated. Vertically aligned ZnO nanorod arrays were grown on a Pt-electrodeExpand
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Short-axis/out-of-plane or long-axis/in-plane ultrasound-guided arterial cannulation in children: A randomised controlled trial
BACKGROUND Even with ultrasound guidance, arterial cannulation in children can be challenging. OBJECTIVE To compare the short-axis/out-of-plane (SAX) with the long-axis/in-plane (LAX) technique forExpand
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The Influence of Passive Leg Elevation on the Cross-Sectional Area of the Internal Jugular Vein and the Subclavian Vein in Awake Adults
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of passive leg elevation and Trendelenburg position on the cross-sectional area (CSA) of the internal jugular (IJ) and subclavian veins (SCV).Expand
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Appropriate dose of dexmedetomidine for the prevention of emergence agitation after desflurane anesthesia for tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy in children: up and down sequential allocation
BackgroundDexmedetomidine can be used for the prevention of emergence agitation (EA) in children. However, an inadequate dose of dexmedetomidine can induce prolonged sedation and cardiovascularExpand
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A Comparative Trial of the GlideScope® Video Laryngoscope to Direct Laryngoscope in Children with Difficult Direct Laryngoscopy and an Evaluation of the Effect of Blade Size
BACKGROUND:GlideScope® video laryngoscope (GVL) has been proposed to be useful for airway management, but its efficacy for difficult airways has not been confirmed in pediatric patients. In thisExpand
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Total Intravenous Anesthesia versus Inhalation Anesthesia for Breast Cancer Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study
What We Know about This Topic IV anesthesia may impair anticancer immunity less than volatile anesthesia and therefore reduce recurrence risk What This Article Tells Us That Is New In a largeExpand
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Influence of Lumbar Flexion on the Position of the Intercrestal Line
Background and Objectives This study was performed to ascertain whether the position of the intercrestal line changes as a result of flexion of the lumbar spine. Methods Previously taken lumbar spineExpand
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