OBJECTIVE To estimate the anatomic and symptomatic efficacy of graft use in transvaginal prolapse repair and to estimate the rates and describe the spectrum of adverse events associated with graft use. DATA SOURCES Eligible studies, published between 1950 and November 27, 2007, were retrieved through Medline and bibliography searches. METHODS OF STUDY… (More)
Central venous device infections are associated with increased physical and psychological morbidity, mortality, length of stay, and costs. The aim of this study was to prove the efficacy of pulsatile flushing to prevent the bacterial colonization of vascular access devices. One hundred and forty four tests using 576 polyurethane short venous access… (More)
We present a multicenter analysis of 24 cases of prenatal diagnosis of corpus callosum agenesis and review the literature concerning prognosis factors for continuing or interrupting pregnancy.
This paper discusses concept and feasibility of wireless BIST probing for non-contact measurement and characterization. Inter-Chip noise interferences as function of wireless coupling-path attributes (wireless separation distance between emitter and receiver chips, injected power levels, Charge-Pump-Current) are characterized. Study of BIST for… (More)