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Risk Factors and Demographics in Patients With Spasmodic Dysphonia
Objectives Spasmodic dysphonia has been characterized as a functional, psychogenic, or movement disorder with no known etiology or cure. In the present study, risk factors associated with otherExpand
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Factors Associated with Long‐Term Complications after Repair of Mandibular Fractures
Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this paper, the participants should be able to identify, compare, and discuss the natural history of complications of mandible fractures and repair.
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Age of Child, More than HPV Type, Is Associated with Clinical Course in Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis
Background RRP is a devastating disease in which papillomas in the airway cause hoarseness and breathing difficulty. The disease is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) 6 or 11 and is very variable.Expand
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High level expression of human epithelial β-defensins (hBD-1, 2 and 3) in papillomavirus induced lesions
BackgroundEpithelial defensins including human β-defensins (hBDs) and α-defensins (HDs) are antimicrobial peptides that play important roles in the mucosal defense system. However, the role ofExpand
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Clinical Applications of Otoacoustic Emissions in Sudden Hearing Loss
Sudden hearing loss (SHL) is a controversial topic for which no definitive practical guidelines exist. Studies employing vasodilators, plasma expanders, anticoagulants, and carbogen inhalations haveExpand
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Presence of Human Papillomavirus DNA in Tonsillectomy Specimens
Objectives: The objectives of this prospective case–control study were to study the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) in tonsillectomy specimens from pediatric patients without recurrentExpand
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Avoiding pitfalls and unfavorable outcomes in scar revision.
The goal of scar revision is to improve upon appearance and function. In addition, techniques used to rectify scars may recruit local "normal" tissue. Appropriate scar management begins at the timeExpand
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Current concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of sudden sensorineural hearing loss
Sudden hearing loss (SHL) has been a controversial topic in the literature for the past several decades. Although much theoretical work has been done regarding its diagnosis and treatment, no usefulExpand
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Ligand-specificity of the rat GLP-I receptor recombinantly expressed in Chinese hamster ovary (CHO-) cells.
Glucagon-like peptide-I (GLP-I) is a potent incretin hormone and is considered as a new therapeutic tool in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. This study was designed to precisely characterize theExpand
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Ligand-induced regulation of glucagon-like peptide-I receptor function and expression in insulin-secreting beta cells.
Glucagon-like peptide-I (GLP-I) is a potent incretin hormone and mediates its actions via the cyclic AMP (cAMP) pathway. The GLP-I receptor belongs to the family of seven-transmembrane domainExpand
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