Maryam Navaie

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Although the disease was first described in the hip, reports of chondrolysis in nearly all diarthrodial joints have since emerged with considerable variations in the literature.Despite speculation among clinicians and researchers about the implicit causal pathways and etiologic contributors associated with chondrolysis, definitive answers remain elusive.The(More)
PURPOSE This systematic review provides (1) a synthesis of existing clinical evidence that helps identify factors associated with the development of glenohumeral chondrolysis after arthroscopy (PAGCL), (2) a consolidated conceptualization of potential causal pathways that elucidate proposed mechanisms leading to PAGCL, and (3) a summary of implications for(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess maternal risk factors potentially influencing vertical transmission of human immunodeficiency virus, type 1 (HIV-1), including maternal CD4 cell count; presence of immune complex dissociated (ICD) p24 antigen; maternal zidovudine therapy during pregnancy and/or delivery; complications of pregnancy, such as preterm labor and birth; and(More)
The prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has reached epidemic proportions among U.S. veterans, many of whom also have concurrent alcohol use disorder. This case report describes improvements in PTSD symptom severity and memory dysfunction in a combat-exposed veteran with persistent PTSD and alcohol use disorder following two treatments of(More)
Introduction: The lifetime prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is estimated to be 7.3% in the U.S. population, 10-20% among active duty service members and 35-40% among veterans. Overall success rates of evidence-based therapies for PTSD are low, leading clinicians to explore new therapeutic options. This study evaluated all published(More)
OBJECTIVE This review examined the diagnostic approach, surgical treatment, and outcomes of cervical sympathetic chain schwannomas (CSCS) to guide clinical decision making. DATA SOURCES Medline, EMBASE, and Cochrane databases. REVIEW METHODS A literature review from 1998 to 2013 identified 156 articles of which 51 representing 89 CSCS cases were(More)
OBJECTIVE This retrospective cohort study compared exacerbations, health services utilization, and costs among chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients who received nebulized arformoterol or nebulized formoterol therapy. METHODS Using PharMetrics Plus health plan claims, 417 nebulized long-acting β2-agonist (LABA) users meeting the study(More)
OBJECTIVE: Sleep state misperception (SSM) is a term used in the International Classification of Sleep Disorders to indicate people who mistakenly perceive their sleep as wakefulness. SSM is a form of primary insomnia. The aim of this study was to record psychological functioning measures (anxiety, depression, ability to feel pleasure, obsessive‐compulsive(More)
Shoulder pain is one of the most common types of joint pain, with an estimated lifetime prevalence of 67% among adults [1]. Despite readily available treatments, chronic shoulder pain often results in substantial disability. Although the utility of pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) for relieving diarthrodial joint pain has been reported [2–7], no long-term(More)
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