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A series of monozygotic twins discordant for ovarian failure: ovary transplantation (cortical versus microvascular) and cryopreservation.
BACKGROUND A series of monozygotic (MZ) twin pairs discordant for premature ovarian failure presented an unusual opportunity to study ovarian transplantation. METHODS Ten MZ twin pairs requestedExpand
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Hypoglycemia and the sympathoadrenal system: neurogenic symptoms are largely the result of sympathetic neural, rather than adrenomedullary, activation.
  • M. Derosa, P. Cryer
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and…
  • 1 July 2004
The relative contributions of the sympathetic nervous system and the adrenal medullae, the two components of the sympathoadrenal system, to the manifestations of hypoglycemia are largely unknown. WeExpand
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Fresh and cryopreserved ovary transplantation and resting follicle recruitment.
Ovary cryopreservation and transplantation has garnered increasing interest as a possible method to preserve fertility for cancer patients and to study ovarian resting follicle recruitment. ElevenExpand
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PPARalpha activation elevates blood pressure and does not correct glucocorticoid-induced insulin resistance in humans.
Fibrates, activators of the nuclear receptor PPARalpha, improve dyslipidemia, but their effects on insulin resistance and vascular disease are unresolved. To test the hypothesis that PPARalphaExpand
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Heuristic evaluation and usability testing of a computerized patient-reported outcomes survey for headache sufferers.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate usability of a prototype tablet PC-administered computerized adaptive test (CAT) of headache impact and patient feedback report, referred to asExpand
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A computerized adaptive version of the SF-36 is feasible for clinic and Internet administration in adults with HIV
Abstract DYNHA SF-36 is a computerized adaptive test version of the SF-36 Health Survey. The feasibility of administering a modified DYNHA SF-36 to adults with HIV was evaluated with Johns HopkinsExpand
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Single-item electronic administration of the SF-36v2 Health Survey
PurposeTo evaluate the psychometric properties and factor structure of a computerized electronic version of the SF-36v2 Health Survey (SF-36v2) with items administered one-per-page versus theExpand
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Cryopreservation and transplantation of ovarian tissue: results from one center in the USA
PurposeTo report the results of cryopreserved ovary tissue transplantation for leukemia and other cancers, in a single US center.MethodsOne hundred eight females between age 6 and (median age 24) 35Expand
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Development of a Computerized Adaptive Test to Assess Health-Related Quality of Life in Adults with Asthma
Objective. The purpose of this research was to calibrate an item bank for a computerized adaptive test (CAT) of asthma impact on health-related quality of life (HRQOL), test CAT versions of varyingExpand
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Cognitive Testing and Readability of an Item Bank for Measuring the Impact of Headache on Health-Related Quality of Life
AbstractBackground: Patient-reported outcomes (PRO) measures should be valid and accessible to a wide audience. Objective: Cognitive item testing and readability studies were conducted to evaluateExpand
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