Research Desk

Apr 16, 2019

A unique inflammatory signature among older patients with chronic rhinosinusitis may make them less responsive to steroid treatment, according to a study. Researchers reviewed histopathology, immune markers and inflammatory proteins found in the tissue and mucus of 147 patients with chronic rhinosinusitis, comparing them to 30 healthy control patients.

Apr 16, 2019

Air pollution from diesel engines may worsen allergy-induced lung impairment more when tiny particles are filtered from the exhaust than when they are not, according to new research. In this cross-over study, all 14 participants at various times were exposed in a laboratory to air with just the allergen, the allergen plus diesel exhaust and the allergen plus filtered diesel exhaust. 

Apr 16, 2019

Chen et.al. conducted a study to evaluate the fecal microbiome of children based on C difficilecolonization, and CDI risk factors, including antibiotic use and comorbid inflammatory bowel disease. They concluded that  antibiotic use and IBD status were seen to be present in association with  decreased gut bacterial diversity and altered microbiome composition. 

Apr 16, 2019

Air pollution from diesel engines may worsen allergy-induced lung impairment more when tiny particles are filtered from the exhaust than when they are not, according to new research. In this cross-over study, all 14 participants at various times were exposed in a laboratory to air with just the allergen, the allergen plus diesel exhaust and the allergen plus filtered diesel exhaust. 

Apr 16, 2019

J. Eckert et.al. conducted a study to assess the efficacy of CCTA in cases of in-stent-restenosis. They concluded that CCTA proved to be a valuable tool for safely ruling out the possibility of in-stent-restenosis. They also added that the rate of false-negative findings were pretty low. 

Apr 16, 2019

Sports Medicine designed as a superb reference source for physicians, sports medicine specialists, physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, team doctors and trainers alike, Sports Medicine focuses on definitive and comprehensive review articles that interpret and evaluate the current literature to provide the rationale for, and application of, research findings. Sports Medicine offers a range of additional enhanced features designed to increase the visibility, readership and educational value of the journal’s content.

Apr 16, 2019

Sogol Gachkar et.al. conducted a study to understand how thyroid hormones modulate aortic contractility. The researchers concluded that thyroid hormones regulate aortic tone through genomic and non-genomic actions, although genomic actions seem to prevail in vivo.

Apr 16, 2019

It will serve as an authoritative reference text for doctors, students and allied health professionals who would like to learn more about the new technique of uniportal VATS. This introduces the history, development and current status of uniportal VATS by pioneers and authorities of this technique. The highly illustrated content in the chapters enhances readers to rapidly understand the techniques of uniportal VAT. The use of video clips adds value to the learning experience and applicability of the techniques.

Apr 16, 2019

The theme: "The Age of Reason for Neurosurgery."

Well-respected and highly attended neurosurgical meeting. Emphasis on rational thought and evidence-based reason as the cornerstones of neurosurgery.

In collaboration with the Japanese Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Date: October 19-23, 2019

Location: San Francisco, California 94103, United States

Apr 16, 2019

Lea Fayad et.al. conducted a study to assess the 6-month weight loss outcomes and adverse events of ESG with LSG in a case-matched cohort. They concluded that Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) showed less weight loss at 6 months than laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG).