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  • Molecular Characterization and Expression Pattern of Fetuin-B in Gibel Carp ( Carassius auratus gibelio ).
    Jing-Xia Liu; Yan-Hua Zhai; Fan-Suo Geng; Jian-Hong Xia; Jian-Fang Gui // Biochemical Genetics; Oct2008, Vol. 46 Issue 9/10, p620 

    Abstract   Fetuin-B has recently been cloned and identified from rats, mice, and humans; their expression patterns, however, have not been elucidated yet. In this study, Cagfetuin-B has been cloned in gibel carp. RT-PCR and Western blot detection revealed that Cagfetuin-B is first...

  • Extranodular background liver parenchyma of focal nodular hyperplasia: histopathological characteristics.
    Utaroh Motosugi; Shin-ichi Murata; Michio Shimizu; Masanori Yasuda; Takaki Sakurai; Yoshihiko Shimizu; Shinichi Ban; Kohji Nagata; Hiroshi Yamaguchi; Seiya Sannohe // Virchows Archiv; May2009, Vol. 454 Issue 5, p557 

    Abstract  Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) of the liver is considered to develop as a hyperplastic response to a preexisting vascular abnormality. From the pathogenic point of view, we studied histological alterations in the extranodular background liver tissue of FNH (FNH-bg-liver). We...

  • Expression patterns of AMP-deaminase isozymes in human hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
    Magdalena Szydłowska; Anna Roszkowska // Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry; Nov2008, Vol. 318 Issue 1/2, p1 

    Abstract   Background AMP-deaminase (EC is an enzyme of nucleotide breakdown involved in regulation of energetic metabolism in mammalian cells. The enzyme is coded by a family of three independent genes (AMPD1, AMPD2 and AMPD3), synthesizing three different isozymes. In mammalian...

  • Sportsman's groin: reaching a consensus.
    Garvey, JFW // Hernia; Dec2014, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p811 

    The article presents questions and answers related to medicine including inguinal disruption to replace Sportsman's hernia and athletic pubalgia, clinical description of Sportsman's groin and imaging tests for hernia.

  • Beneficial Effects of Fluvastatin on Liver Microcirculation and Regeneration After Massive Hepatectomy in Rats.
    Takuya Tokunaga; Toru Ikegami; Tomoharu Yoshizumi; Satoru Imura; Yuji Morine; Hisamitsu Shinohara; Mitsuo Shimada // Digestive Diseases & Sciences; Nov2008, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p2989 

    Abstract  Fluvastatin, the first entirely synthetic statin, has a significant cholesterol-lowing effect comparable with other statins. In addition, it has been shown to inhibit oxidative stress and improve vascular endothelial function. The aim of this study was to clarify the...

  • Transabdominal Preperitoneal Laparoscopic Approach for the Treatment of Sportsman's Hernia.
    Ziprin, Paul; Prabhudesai, Shirish G.; Abrahams, Solomon; Chadwick, Stephen J. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques; Oct2008, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p669 

    Background: Groin pain in athletes presents a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge, particularly in distinguishing between those that will respond to nonoperative management and those that require surgery. Repair of sportsman's hernia, using the Modified Bassini darn or tension-free Lictenstein...

  • World of Hurt.
    Smith, Ian // Men's Health; Mar2006, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p64 

    The article answers questions on hernia and the use of ice baths for athletes. Based on a 2004 study, cryotherapy can ease inflammation and pain after high-intensity exercise. A light exercise on the day after taking an ice bath would improve blood-flow to sore body parts. Sports hernias, which...

  • Sports hernia: A pictorial review.
    Mercouris, Peter // South African Journal of Radiology; 2014, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p1 

    No abstract available.

  • Multidisciplinary approach to non-surgical management of inguinal disruption in a professional hockey player treated with platelet-rich plasma, manual therapy and exercise: a case report.
    St-Onge, Eric; MacIntyre, Ian G.; Galea, Anthony M. // Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association; Dec2015, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p390 

    Objective: To present the clinical management of inguinal disruption in a professional hockey player and highlight the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and management. Clinical Features: A professional hockey player with recurrent groin pain presented to the clinic after...

  • Sports hernias: a systematic literature review.
    Caudill, P.; Nyland, J.; Smith, C.; Yerasimides, J.; Lach, J. // British Journal of Sports Medicine; Dec2008, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p954 

    This review summarises the existing knowledge about pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, conservative treatment, surgery and post-surgical rehabilitation of sports hernias. Sports hernias occur more often in men, usually during athletic activities that involve cutting, pivoting, kicking and...

  • Groin hernias in women.
    Kark, A. E.; Kurzer, M. // Hernia; Jun2008, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p267 

    A consecutive series of 255 women with primary groin hernias repaired electively over a five-year period, was reviewed. There were 271 hernias; the majority, 182 (67%) were indirect inguinal hernias, 35 (14%) were direct, and 54 (20%) were femoral. There were no major post-op complications and...

  • Surgical treatment of chronic groin pain in athletes.
    Dojčinović, Bojan; Šebečić, Bozidar; Starešinić, Mario; Janković, Sasa; Japjec, Mladen; Čuljak, Vencel // International Orthopaedics; Nov2012, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p2361 

    Purpose: Conservative treatment of chronic groin pain is prolonged and recurrence is quite common. Coexistence of sports hernia and adductor tendinitis/tendinosis in a single patient is noted in the literature. In our study we evaluated our operative treatment that should enable pain elimination...

  • YetiÅŸkin Hastada Ä°nguinal Herni Kesesinde Over ve Tuba: Olgu Sunumu.
    Bayrak, Vedat; Yılmaz, Özkan; Daştan, Ertuğrul; Demir, Ali // Istanbul Medical Journal; 2014, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p56 

    Inguinal hernia is common in general surgical practice and is one of the diseases commonly operated on. Inside the hernial sac, omentum and small intestines are often found and at times there may be any of the pelvic organs. While the cases in which the ovaries and tubes are the contents of the...

  • Laparoscopic Inversion And Ligation Inguinal Hernia Repair in Girls.
    Zallen, Garret; Glick, Philip L. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques; Feb2007, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p143 

    Inguinal hernia repair is one on the most frequently performed operative procedures in pediatric surgery. The technique of high ligation of the hernia sac has been described for over a century and has proven to be a highly effective and durable repair. Several laparoscopic repairs have been...

  • Q&A.
    Dick, Tam; Roth, Scott J.; Chumanov, Elizabeth S. // Runner's World; May2007, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p95 

    The article presents several questions and answers related to running and exercise. One reader asks how to better train her quadriceps muscles for her next hilly trail race. Another reader asks for information on sports hernia. A question is posed regarding running sprints on a treadmill and the...

  • Single-site laparoscopic herniorrhaphy using needle instruments for inguinal hernias in children: a novel technique.
    Kimura, Takuya; Yamauchi, Katsuji; Ihara, Yoshiyuki; Sawai, Toshio; Kosumi, Takuya; Yonekura, Takeo // Surgery Today; Jan2012, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p100 

    We describe our new technique for laparoscopic herniorrhaphy with subumbilical single-site access to treat inguinal hernias in children. First, we inserted a transparent 3-mm trocar and a 2-mm minitrocar at the umbilicus. We then inserted a 3-mm 45° camera through the 3-mm trocar and...

  • Degos' disease (malignant atrophic papulosis) as a fatal cause of acute abdomen: Report of a case.
    Kim, Duck-Woo; Kang, Sung-Bum; Lee, Kyung; Choe, Ghee-Young; Park, So; Nicholay, Mikhaylyuk // Surgery Today; Sep2008, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p866 

    Degos' disease, otherwise known as 'malignant atrophic papulosis,' is a rare condition characterized by typical cutaneous lesions. Its involvement of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is usually associated with a poor prognosis. We report a case of Degos' disease with GI involvement, which...

    Scheett, Tim // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Apr2006, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p271 

    The article presents the results of research which assessed various abdomen exercise equipment. The researchers concluded that the AbVice better activates the abdomen because it causes the user to contract the hamstrings and glutes, which places the focus all on the abdomen.

    Wales, David // SportEX Medicine; Jan2007, Issue 31, p16 

    This article discusses the diagnosis and treatment of inguinal canal disruption, or groin pain. The article notes that up to 10 percent of the population suffers from an inguinal hernia at some point in their life, and hernia repair is the most commonly performed surgery procedure in the U. S....

    Ellsworth, Abigail A.; Zoland, Mark P.; Tyler, Timothy F. // International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy; Nov2014, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p774 

    Background: Evaluation and treatment of groin pain in athletes is challenging. The anatomy is complex, and multiple pathologies often coexist. Different pathologies may cause similar symptoms, and many systems can refer pain to the groin. Many athletes with groin pain have tried prolonged rest...

  • Assessing the impact of short-term surgical education on practice: a retrospective study of the introduction of mesh for inguinal hernia repair in sub-Saharan Africa.
    Wang, Y.; Meheš, M.; Naseem, H.-R.; Ibrahim, M.; Butt, M.; Ahmed, N.; Wahab Bin Adam, M.; Issah, A.-W.; Mohammed, I.; Goldstein, S.; Cartwright, K.; Abdullah, F. // Hernia; Aug2014, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p549 

    Purpose: Inguinal hernia repair is the most common general surgery operation performed globally. However, the adoption of tension-free hernia repair with mesh has been limited in low-income settings, largely due to a lack of technical training and resources. The present study evaluates the...

  • Elective Inguinal Hernia Repair in a Patient with Fontan Circulation Complicated by Intraperitoneal Hemorrhage: Surgical and Anesthesiological Considerations.
    Kouris, Nikolaos; Andreou, Antonios; Tsiotou, Adelais G.; Ntzani, Vassiliki; Linardou, Valia; Milingos, Dimitrios; Sakorafas, George H. // American Surgeon; Feb2011, Vol. 77 Issue 2, pE34 

    The article presents a case study of a 30 year old male patient with fontan circulation complicated by intraperitoneal hemorrhage who underwent successful elective inguinal hernia repair. A discussion of surgical and anesthesiological considerations which had to be taken into account with the...

  • A European survey on the aetiology, investigation and management of the 'Sportsman's Groin'.
    Kingston, J.; Jegatheeswaran, S.; Macutkiewicz, C.; Campanelli, G.; Lloyd, D.; Sheen, A. // Hernia; Dec2014, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p803 

    Introduction: A sportsman's groin has no accepted definition or consensus on treatment. The aim of this study was to assess current opinion among a large body of European surgeons using an online survey. Methods: An online questionnaire comprising 16 multiple-choice questions was sent by email...

  • Sports hernia or groin disruption injury? Chronic athletic groin pain: a retrospective study of 100 patients with long-term follow-up.
    Garvey, J.; Hazard, H. // Hernia; Dec2014, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p815 

    Introduction and objectives: Chronic groin pain (athletic pubalgia) is a common problem in sports such as football, hockey, cricket, baseball and athletics. Multiple co-existing pathologies are often present which commonly include posterior inguinal canal wall deficiency, conjoint tendinopathy,...

  • Davide Fieschi: a pioneer of plug repair in groin hernia surgery.
    Negro, P.; Gossetti, F.; Ceci, F.; Manto, O.; D'Amore, L. // Hernia; Dec2014, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p919 

    Plug repair actually represents one of most recommended procedures in open groin hernia repair. It is generally recognized that Lichtenstein in 1968 first introduced the plug technique for femoral and recurrent inguinal hernia. The present paper backdates more than 50 years the first application...

  • Transcutaneous Intraluminal Impedance Measurement for Minimally Invasive Monitoring of Gastric Motility: Validation in Acute Canine Models.
    Poscente, Michael D.; Gang Wang; Filip, Dobromir; Ninova, Polya; Muench, Gregory; Yadid-Pecht, Orly; Mintchev, Martin P.; Andrews, Christopher N. // Gastroenterology Research & Practice; 2014, p1 

    Transcutaneous intraluminal impedance measurement (TIIM) is a new method to cutaneously measure gastric contractions by assessing the attenuation dynamics of a small oscillating voltage emitted by a battery-powered ingestible capsule retained in the stomach. In the present study, we investigated...

  • Endoscopic repair of primary versus recurrent male unilateral inguinal hernias: Are there differences in the outcome?
    Köckerling, F.; Jacob, D.; Wiegank, W.; Hukauf, M.; Schug-Pass, C.; Kuthe, A.; Bittner, R. // Surgical Endoscopy; Mar2016, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p1146 

    Introduction: To date, there are no prospective randomized studies that compare the outcome of endoscopic repair of primary versus recurrent inguinal hernias. It is therefore now attempted to answer that key question on the basis of registry data.Patients and Methods:...

  • Prospective, randomized and controlled study of mesh displacement after laparoscopic inguinal repair: fixation versus no fixation of mesh.
    Claus, C.; Rocha, G.; Campos, A.; Bonin, E.; Dimbarre, D.; Loureiro, M.; Coelho, J.; Claus, C M P; Rocha, G M; Campos, A C L; Bonin, E A; Loureiro, M P; Coelho, J C U // Surgical Endoscopy; Mar2016, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p1134 

    Introduction: Repair of inguinal hernia is one of the most common elective operations performed in general surgery practice. Mesh hernia repair became the gold standard because of its low recurrence rate in comparison with non-tension-free repair. Laparoscopic approach seems to have...

  • The Greatest Abs Workout Ever.
    Zinczenko, David // Men's Health; Jan2006, Vol. 21 Issue 1, following p136 

    The article presents information on research about abdomen. Research shows that men with the best-conditioned abdominal muscles are five times less likely to suffer a lower-body injury. Strengthening your abdominal can correct tight lower-back muscular imbalance, improving the body's posture to...

  • Gut Check.
    Zinczenko, David // Men's Health; Apr2006, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p68 

    The article offers information on hernia. Men have less of the protective tissue in the groin that helps women endure pregnancy and delivery which means that men are more likely to have a part of their intestines poke through a weak spot in their abdominal wall at some point in their lives....

  • Early Birds.
    Zinczenko, David // Sports Illustrated; 7/31/2006, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p10 

    This article presents a picture of the Philadelphia Eagles football team on their first day of training camp in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Eagles are shown practicing blocking while their teammate Donovan McNabb watches from the sidelines. McNabb is recovering from surgery for a sports hernia.

  • A Different Technique of Primary Indirect Inguinal Hernia Repair by Inserting a Synthetic Mesh into the Pre and Retroperitoneal Spaces to Wrap the Peritoneal Reflection: Preliminary Report.
    Altan, Aydın // Internet Journal of Medical Update; Jan2010, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p29 

    In most methods of indirect inguinal hernia repair, the region of the sac stump remains a potential site of recurrence. A different technique that covers the site of the indirect sac stump is presented. Anterior parietal peritoneum is reflected posteriorly in the inguinal canal. In cases with...

  • Minimal access surgery of pediatric inguinal hernias: a review.
    Saranga Bharathi, Ramanathan; Arora, Manu; Baskaran, Vasudevan // Surgical Endoscopy; Aug2008, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p1751 

    Inguinal hernia is a common problem among children, and herniotomy has been its standard of care. Laparoscopy, which gained a toehold initially in the management of pediatric inguinal hernia (PIH), has managed to steer world opinion against routine contralateral groin exploration by precise...

  • Preliminary Experience Using Fibrin Glue for Mesh Fixation in 250 Patients Undergoing Minilaparoscopic Transabdominal Preperitoneal Hernia Repair.
    Santoro, Emanuele; Agresta, Ferdinando; Buscaglia, Francesco; Mulieri, Giacco; Mazzarolo, Giorgio; Bedin, Natalino; Mulieri, Massimo // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques; Feb2007, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p12 

    Purpose: Fibrin glue for mesh fixation has been proposed to prevent the risk of nerve injury in inguinal hernia repair. We retrospectively evaluated a series of 250 patients who underwent minilaparoscopic transabdominal preperitorneal (miniTAPP) hernioplasty (using trocars, optics, and...

  • Athlete's Hernia--A True, Early Direct Inguinal Hernia: Diagnosis, Pathophysiology, and Surgical Treatment.
    CHERNYAVSKY, VICTORIYA S.; DAVIDOV, TOMER; TROOSKIN, STANLEY Z.; BOYARSKY, ANDREW // American Surgeon; Nov2011, Vol. 77 Issue 11, p1472 

    Athlete's hernia (AH) is an activity limiting condition that presents as chronic inguinal pain in elite athletes. The diagnosis involves a thorough history and physical examination and can be aided by ultrasound interrogation of the groin. Operative treatment with a direct tissue repair of the...

  • Proximal biceps rupture: management of an unusual injury in an arm wrestler.
    Pratt, D. A.; Tennent, T. D. // British Journal of Sports Medicine; Jul2007, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p459 

    Arm wrestling may cause unusual injuries, which may require operative repair in the sporting individual. Injury to the proximal biceps as a consequence of arm wrestling has not been reported previously. The diagnosis and treatment of a 36-year-old man who sustained a proximal biceps rupture...

  • Common Hip Disorder Can Cause Sports Hernia.
    Pratt, D. A.; Tennent, T. D. // Trends in Medical Research; 2011, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p305 

    No abstract available.

  • Sliding inguinal hernia is a risk factor for recurrence.
    Andresen, Kristoffer; Bisgaard, Thue; Rosenberg, Jacob // Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery; Jan2015, Vol. 400 Issue 1, p101 

    Purpose: A sliding inguinal hernia is defined as a hernia where part of the hernial sac wall is formed by an organ, e.g., the colon or bladder. Thus, repair of a sliding inguinal hernia may have higher risk of complications and recurrence compared with non-sliding inguinal hernia. The aim of...

  • Evaluating Acute Low-Back Injuries.
    Miller, Sayers John // Athletic Therapy Today; Jan98, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p19 

    The article provides information for athletic therapists on how to carefully evaluate and assess acute low-back injuries of athletes in the U.S. It says that low back injuries are common in athletes and can range from muscular strains to fractures of the pars interarticularis and disc...

    Becker, Lindsay C.; Kohlrieser, Dave A. // International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy; Nov2014, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p851 

    Study Design: Case Report Background: Activity-limiting groin pain is relatively common in athletes who participate in sports which involve rapid or repetitive twisting, cutting, and/or kicking. Despite the reported prevalence of this condition in athletes, there is still much controversy as to...

    Drummer, David // Performance Conditioning Soccer; 2009, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p4 

    The article focuses on the importance of performing movements in the frontal plane such as adductions and abductions. It states that the dominance of the right side of the body may cause muscular imbalance affecting the left hip adductors and the left abdominal obliques. With muscular imbalance,...

  • Sports hernia: a clinical update.
    Brown, Ahsley; Abrahams, Solomon; Remedios, Denis; Chadwick, Stephen // British Journal of General Practice; Mar2013, Vol. 63 Issue 608, p40 

    The article offers information about sports hernia including its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. The disease involves a set of injuries to the abdominal and pelvic musculature and socket hip joint. The symptoms include vague unilateral or bilateral groin pain and pain towards the scrotum and...

  • 'Treatment of the Sportsman's groin': British Hernia Society's 2014 position statement based on the Manchester Consensus Conference.
    Sheen, Aali J.; Stephenson, B. M.; Lloyd, D. M.; Robinson, P.; Fevre, D.; Paajanen, H.; de Beaux, A.; Kingsnorth, A.; Gilmore, O. J.; Bennett, D.; Maclennan, I.; O'Dwyer, P.; Sanders, D.; Kurzer, M. // British Journal of Sports Medicine; Jul2014, Vol. 48 Issue 14, p1079 

    Introduction The aim was to produce a multidisciplinary consensus to determine the current position on the nomenclature, definition, diagnosis, imaging modalities and management of Sportsman's groin (SG). Methods Experts in the diagnosis and management of SG were invited to participate in a...

  • From disruption to consensus: the thousand mile journey.
    Weir, Adam // British Journal of Sports Medicine; Jul2014, Vol. 48 Issue 14, p1075 

    The article presents insights on groin injuries or inguinal disruption (ID). Topics discussed include the signs and symptoms of ID, the use of magnetic resonance imaging in diagnosis ID and studies that investigated the outcome of rehabilitation and physiotherapy for pain in the inguinal region...

  • Tension-free inguinal hernia repair comparing 'darn' with 'mesh': A prospective randomized controlled clinical trial.
    Chakraborty, Swarup; Mukherjee, Amitava; Bhattacharya, Maitreyee // Indian Journal of Surgery; Apr2007, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p52 

    Background: Tension-free inguinal hernioplasty is sine-qua-non for a good hernia repair and is aptly fulfilled by both Lichtenstein's mesh and a correctly done Abrahamson's darn. Aims: This study compares the increasingly popular, yet costly, Lichtenstein's mesh repair with the classical...

    Schaeffer, Franky // National Review; 8/10/1984, Vol. 36 Issue 15, p4 

    Presents a letter to the editor commenting on the obituary for physician Francis Schaeffer, which appeared in the June 15, 1984 issue of the periodical "National Review".

  • Atorvastatin.
    Schaeffer, Franky // Reactions Weekly; 5/30/2009, Issue 1254, p10 

    The article describes the case of a 41-year-old man who developed myalgia and athletic pubalgia while receiving long-term treatment with atorvastatin for hypercholesterolaemia. Particular focus is given to his dosing regimen. He experienced pain and discomfort. He was given nonsteroidal...

  • BWH emergency radiology-surgical correlation: pancreatic laceration.
    Desai, Naman; Gates, Jonathan; Saboo, Sachin; Sodickson, Aaron; Khurana, Bharti // Emergency Radiology; Apr2015, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p203 

    We describe the radiological and intraoperative correlation of pancreatic laceration in a 76-year-old unrestrained motor-vehicle driver following blunt abdominal trauma. The purpose of this article is to emphasize the importance of recognizing pancreatic injuries in trauma patients, as these...

  • Right Double Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) with Preaortic Iliac Confluence - Case Report and Review of Literature.
    BABU, C. S. RAMESH; LALWANI, REKHA; KUMAR, INDRA // Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research; Feb2014, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p130 

    Anomalies of the inferior vena cava (IVC) are uncommon and most of them remain asymptomatic. Though rare, anomalies of IVC can lead to severe hemorrhagic complications especially during aortoiliac surgery. Prior knowledge of these variations facilitates proper interpretation of radiological...

  • An Unusual Course of Metastatic Gastroesophageal Cancer.
    Smith, William H.; Pintova, Sofya; DiMaio, Christopher J.; Manolas, Panagiotis; Lee, Dong-Seok; Hiotis, Spiros P.; Kartsonis, Maria; Holcombe, Randall F.; Dharmarajan, Kavita V. // Case Reports in Oncological Medicine; 12/3/2015, p1 

    We are reporting on a case of a 41-year-old woman who presented with metastatic gastroesophageal junction cancer and who achieved prolonged survival with a multimodal treatment approach. After initially experiencing robust response to chemotherapy, she was treated for distant recurrence with...

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