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Injury patterns in distance running may be related to kinematic adjustments induced by fatigue. The goal was to measure changes in lower extremity mechanics during an exhaustive run in individuals with and without a history of iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS). Sixteen recreational runners ran to voluntary exhaustion on a treadmill at a self-selected pace.(More)
STUDY DESIGN A case-control study involving parallel benchmarking audits was conducted. OBJECTIVE To compare the safety, efficacy, and cost effectiveness of evidence-based medical care and usual care for acute low back pain. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Although several sets of guidelines have been promoted for the management of acute low back pain, there(More)
Although there have been many developments related to specific strategies for treating patients after poisoning exposures, the mainstay of therapy remains symptomatic and supportive care. One of the most aggressive supportive modalities is extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Our goal was to describe the use of ECMO for toxicological exposures(More)
A 48-year-old man developed left hemiparesis nine weeks after herpes zoster skin lesions had appeared over the right forehead. Cerebral angiography showed bilateral changes consistent with cerebral arteritis. The patient's condition worsened after the angiographic procedure. Reports from the literature as well as the present case suggest that arteritis and(More)
The American College of Medical Toxicology established the Toxicology Investigators Consortium (ToxIC) Case Registry in 2010. The Registry contains all medical toxicology consultations performed at participating sites. The Registry has continued to grow since its inception, and as of December 31, 2015, contains 43,099 cases. This is the sixth annual report(More)
A case of giant cavernous hemangioma of the liver complicated by abscess formation and thrombosis is presented. To our knowledge, complication of hepatic hemangioma by an abscess has not been previously reported. The clinical and radiographic features, as well as the management of giant hepatic cavernous hemangiomas is discussed.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of rectal gluten challenge in the diagnosis of coeliac disease. A total of 103 patients with features suggestive of this diagnosis were prospectively enrolled into the study; a diagnosis of coeliac disease was based on strictly defined criteria used in judging the proximal jejunal biopsy. On that basis, 45(More)
Ultrasound was used to locate undescended testes in 30 dogs and 4 cats where the final testicular location was determined surgically. Time between ultrasound and surgery ranged between 0 and 17 days. Forty-three testes (63.2%) were retained and 42/43 (97.7%) were detected ultrasonographically. Retained testes were located in the abdomen (n = 28) and(More)
A 3-year-old Holstein bull was examined because of a mass involving the cranial portion of the right hemimandible and the oral cavity. The mass had been observed 2 weeks earlier. The bull had lost weight throughout the 45 days before admission, and was anorectic at the time of admission. An aneurysmal bone cyst of the mandible was diagnosed.