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Pallidal versus subthalamic deep-brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease.
BACKGROUND Deep-brain stimulation is the surgical procedure of choice for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease. The globus pallidus interna and the subthalamic nucleus are accepted targets forExpand
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3-year follow-up of the NIMH MTA study.
OBJECTIVE In the intent-to-treat analysis of the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children With ADHD (MTA), the effects of medication management (MedMgt), behavior therapy (Beh), their combinationExpand
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Effects of stimulant medication on growth rates across 3 years in the MTA follow-up.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the hypothesis of stimulant medication effect on physical growth in the follow-up phase of the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children With ADHD. METHOD Naturalistic subgroupsExpand
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Early evidence on the effects of regulators' suicidality warnings on SSRI prescriptions and suicide in children and adolescents.
OBJECTIVE In 2003 and 2004, U.S. and European regulators issued public health warnings about a possible association between antidepressants and suicidal thinking and behavior. The authors assessedExpand
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The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program in Non-Veterans Administration Hospitals: Initial Demonstration of Feasibility
ObjectiveTo assess the feasibility of implementing the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) methodology in non-VA hospitals. Summary Background DataUsing data adjusted for patientExpand
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Bilateral deep brain stimulation vs best medical therapy for patients with advanced Parkinson disease: a randomized controlled trial.
CONTEXT Deep brain stimulation is an accepted treatment for advanced Parkinson disease (PD), although there are few randomized trials comparing treatments, and most studies exclude older patients. Expand
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The relationship between antidepressant medication use and rate of suicide.
BACKGROUND Approximately 30 000 people die annually by suicide in the United States. Although 60% of suicides occur during a mood disorder, mostly untreated, little is known about the relationshipExpand
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Comparison of laparoscopic and open repair with mesh for the treatment of ventral incisional hernia: a randomized trial.
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic repair of ventral incisional hernias has not been proved to be safer than open mesh repair. DESIGN Prospective randomized trial conducted between February 1, 2004, toExpand
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Benefits from antidepressants: synthesis of 6-week patient-level outcomes from double-blind placebo-controlled randomized trials of fluoxetine and venlafaxine.
CONTEXT Some meta-analyses suggest that efficacy of antidepressants for major depression is overstated and limited to severe depression. OBJECTIVE To determine the short-term efficacy ofExpand
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Adolescent substance use in the multimodal treatment study of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (MTA) as a function of childhood ADHD, random assignment to childhood treatments, and
OBJECTIVE To determine long-term effects on substance use and substance use disorder (SUD), up to 8 years after childhood enrollment, of the randomly assigned 14-month treatments in the multisiteExpand
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