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OBJECTIVE Recent evidence suggests that fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by dysfunctional brain activity. Because transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) can modulate brain activity noninvasively and can decrease pain in patients with refractory central pain, we hypothesized that tDCS treatment would result in pain relief in patients with… (More)
Echoencephalograms were obtained for 118 of 121 successive infants who were admitted to the Stanford intensive care nursery, weighed 1,000 g or less at birth, and survived long enough for at least one study to be performed. Eighty-eight of these infants survived and were followed up for 1 to 3 years; psychometric testing (Bayley Scales of Infant… (More)
A patient developed an obstruction of an ileal loop conduit during pregnancy. A left percutaneous nephrostomy was done under local anesthesia, and a tube was placed under sonographic guidance. The pregnancy was successful.
The objective of this study was to determine, in patients with active unilateral condylar hyperplasia, which is the most reliable point to measure the length of the condylar unit: from the sigmoid notch or from the mandibular lingula to the condylar head. On cone beam computed tomography, an observational cross-sectional study was designed for 20 patients… (More)