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Included in this bulletin (click on the link to jump to): Acute Medicine | Diagnostics and Laboratory Medicine | Oncology | Paediatrics | Patient Care and Quality Improvement | Professional Practice Rehabilitation and Assessment | Surgery and Anaesthetics |
BOLLI G.B., et al, 2018. A post-hoc pooled analysis to evaluate the risk of hypoglycaemia with insulin glargine 300 U/mL (Gla-300) versus 100 U/mL (Gla-100) over wider nocturnal windows in individuals with type 2 diabetes on a basal-only insulin regimen. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, published ahead of print.
BRODIE, M.J. and BEN-MENACHEM, E., 2018. Cannabinoids for epilepsy: What do we know and where do we go? Epilepsia, 59(2), pp. 291-296.
BROOK, G., BROCKMEYER, N., VAN DE LAAR, T., et al, 2017. European guideline for the screening, prevention and initial management of hepatitis B and C infections in sexual health settings. Int J of STDs and Aids, 29(10), pp. 949-967.
CNOSSEN M.C., et al, 2017. Variation in monitoring and treatment policies for intracranial hypertension in traumatic brain injury: A survey in 66 neurotrauma centers participating in the CENTER-TBI study. Critical Care, 21(1). Article Number: 233.
EDINGTON, M., et al, 2018. Dolichoectasia of the internal carotid artery: a report of two cases masquerading as glaucoma. Clinical & Experimental Optometry, 101(2), pp. 308-310.
FACKRELL R., et al, 2018. Noninvasive options for 'wearing-off' in Parkinson's disease: A clinical consensus from a panel of UK Parkinson's disease specialists. Neurodegenerative Disease Management, 8(5), pp. 349-360.
GILLIS K.A., et al, 2018. Interaction between socioeconomic deprivation and likelihood of pre-emptive transplantation: influence of competing risks and referral characteristics - a retrospective study. Transplant International, published ahead of print.
JORSAL, A., et al, 2018. Heart Failure: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Management of Heart Failure in Diabetes Mellitus. Endocrinology & Metabolism Clinics of North America, 47(1), pp. 117-135.
MCKECHNIE, J., et al, 2018. Admission Glucose Number (AGN): A Point of Admission Score Associated With Inpatient Glucose Variability, Hypoglycemia, and Mortality. Journal of Diabetes Science & Technology, published ahead of print.
MCVAY G., et al, 2018. ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) in the elderly: clinical presentation, treatment and outcomes. European Geriatric Medicine, 9(5), pp. 725-728.
PEBODY, R.G., et al, 2018. Uptake and effectiveness of influenza vaccine in those aged 65 years and older in the United Kingdom, influenza seasons 2010/11 to 2016/17. Euro Surveillance: Bulletin Europeen sur les Maladies Transmissibles = European Communicable Disease Bulletin, 23(39)
PISCHIUTTA F., et al, 2018. Single severe traumatic brain injury produces progressive pathology with ongoing contralateral white matter damage one year after injury. Experimental neurology, 300, pp. 167-178.
QVIGSTAD, C., et al, 2018. The elevated prevalence of risk factors for chronic liver disease among ageing people with hemophilia and implications for treatment. Medicine, 97(39), pp. e12551.
RACHEL, M., et al, 2018. Uptake of hepatitis B-HIV co-infection screening and management in a resource limited setting. Hepatology Medicine & Policy, 3, pp. 3.
SAEIDINEJAD, M., et al, 2018. Behcet's disease and severe inflammatory reaction to 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine: a case report and review of literature. Scottish medical journal, published ahead of print.
SIMMS, I., et al, 2018. A brief recent history of the epidemiology of congenital syphilis in the United Kingdom. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 29(11), pp. 1110–1119.
SQUIRES, S.I., et al, 2017. Implementing a self-management strategy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): patient perceptions, clinical outcomes and the impact on service. Frontline Gastroenterology, 8(4), pp. 272-278.
TODD, M., 2018. Impact of multimorbidity on chronic oedema management in the older person. British journal of community nursing, 23(Sup10), pp. S29-34.
ZIEDA, A., et al, 2018. A nationwide epidemiological study of myasthenia gravis in Latvia. European Journal of Neurology, 25(3), pp. 519-526.
Diagnostics and Laboratory Medicine
ABDELKADER, E., et al, 2018. Novel causative variants in patients with achromatopsia. Ophthalmic genetics, published ahead of print.
AUDI L., et al, 2018. Genetics in endocrinology: Approaches to molecular genetic diagnosis in the management of differences/disorders of sex development (DSD): Position paper of EU COST Action BM 1303 'DSDnet'. European Journal of Endocrinology, 179(4), pp. R197-R206.
BRUNNER K., et al, 2018. Novel Campylobacter concisus lipooligosaccharide is a determinant of inflammatory potential and virulence. Journal of lipid research, 59(10), pp. 1893-1905.
CHITRE, M., et al, 2018 Oct 04. PEHO syndrome: the endpoint of different genetic epilepsies. Journal of medical genetics, published ahead of print.
COWAN R. and MILES, B., 2018. Brain stem death. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, 19(10), pp. 523-526.
HAMILTON, M.J., et al, 2018. Outcome Measures for Central Nervous System Evaluation in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 May Be Confounded by Deficits in Motor Function or Insight. Frontiers in neurology [electronic resource], 9, pp. 780.
HUNTER L.E. and SEALE, A.N., 2018. Educational series in congenital heart disease: Prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease. Echo Research and Practice, 5(3), pp. R81-R100.
ITO, H., et al, 2018. Systematic Review of Caliceal Diverticulum. Journal of Endourology, 32(10), pp. 961-972.
KENNEDY, J., et al, 2018 Sep 24. KAT6A Syndrome: genotype-phenotype correlation in 76 patients with pathogenic KAT6A variants. Genetics in Medicine, published ahead of print.
KIEVIT, A., et al, 2018. Variants in members of the cadherin-catenin complex, CDH1 and CTNND1, cause blepharocheilodontic syndrome. European Journal of Human Genetics, 26(2), pp. 210-219.
LEES, J.S., et al, 2018 Oct 08. The impact of coronary angiography on renal transplant function. Qjm, published ahead of print.
LIEW, I., et al, 2018. Requesting spinal MRIs effectively from primary care referrals. European Spine Journal, 27(10), pp. 2436-2441.
MCDONAGH, T., et al, 2018 Oct 12. Screening, diagnosis and treatment of iron deficiency in chronic heart failure: putting the 2016 European Society of Cardiology heart failure guidelines into clinical practice. European Journal of Heart Failure, published ahead of print.
MULHOLLAND, T., et al, 2018. Drug screening of biopsy-derived spheroids using a self-generated microfluidic concentration gradient. Scientific Reports, 8(1), pp. 14672.
SMITH, F.J.D., et al, 2018 Oct 04. Novel and recurrent mutations in keratin 1 cause epidermolytic ichthyosis and palmoplantar keratoderma. Clinical & Experimental Dermatology, published ahead of print.
SPATOLA M., et al, 2018. Encephalitis with mGluR5 antibodies: Symptoms and antibody effects. Neurology, 90(22), pp. e1964-e1972.
VUCKOVIC A., et al, 2018. Electroencephalographic Predictors of Neuropathic Pain in Subacute Spinal Cord Injury. Journal of Pain, published ahead of print.
CAIN, H., et al, 2017. Neoadjuvant Therapy in Early Breast Cancer: Treatment Considerations and Common Debates in Practice. Clinical Oncology (Royal College of Radiologists), 29(10), pp. 642-652.
COLEMAN R.E., et al, 2018. Benefits and risks of adjuvant treatment with zoledronic acid in stage II/III breast cancer. 10 years follow-up of the AZURE randomized clinical trial (BIG 01/04). Journal of Bone Oncology, 13, pp. 123-135.
DREYER, B., et al, 2018. The testicular cancer nurse specialist: a pivotal role in patient care. British Journal of Nursing, 27(18), pp. S26-S27.
FOTH M., et al, 2018. FGFR3 mutation increases bladder tumourigenesis by suppressing acute inflammation. Journal of Pathology, published ahead of print.
KONG, R., et al, 2017. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for Closed Surgical Wounds in Musculoskeletal Oncology Patients - A Case-Control Trial. The open orthopaedics journal, 11, pp. 502-507.
MACKLIN, P.S., et al, 2018 Oct 01. Barriers to the release of human tissue for clinical trials research in the UK: a national survey of cellular pathology laboratories on behalf of the National Cancer Research Institute's Cellular Molecular Pathology (CM-Path) initiative. Journal of clinical pathology, published ahead of print.
MIKROPOULOS, C., et al, 2018. Prostate-specific antigen velocity in a prospective prostate cancer screening study of men with genetic predisposition. British journal of cancer, 118(2), pp. 266-276.
MILNER, T.D., et al, 2018 Oct 16. Vandetanib Tumor Shrinkage in Metastatic Medullary Thyroid Cancer Allowing Surgical Resection of the Primary Site: A Case Report. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, published ahead of print.
PAGEL, J., et al, 2018. Interim Update from a Phase 2 Multicenter Study of Tazemetostat, an EZH2 Inhibitor, in Patients with Relapsed or Refractory (R/R) Follicular Lymphoma (FL). Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma & Leukemia, 18, pp. S278-S279.
QIAN, F., et al, 2018 10 12. Height and Body Mass Index as Modifiers of Breast Cancer Risk in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers: A Mendelian Randomization Study. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, published ahead of print.
READY, N., et al, 2018 Oct 10. Third-Line Nivolumab Monotherapy in Recurrent Small Cell Lung Cancer: CheckMate 032. Journal of Thoracic Oncology: Official Publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, published ahead of print.
SIEMPIS, T., et al, 2018. Ciliary body melanoma manifesting as unilateral ocular hypertension and early cataract. Clinical & Experimental Optometry, 101(2), pp. 305-307.
SOOMRO, N., et al, 2017. Surveillance versus ablation for incidentally diagnosed small renal tumours: the SURAB feasibility RCT. Health technology assessment (Winchester, England), 21(81), pp. 1-68.
WEBER W.P., et al, 2018. Oncoplastic Breast Consortium consensus conference on nipple-sparing mastectomy. Breast cancer research and treatment, published ahead of print.
ANSARY, A., et al, 2018. Neonatal stridor and Staphylococcusaureus: Are they related?. Journal of Clinical Neonatology, 7(4), pp. 265-268.
BATES J., et al, 2018. Otological surgery in paediatric photosensitive patients. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 115, pp. 175-176.
BRANCHFORD, B.R., et al, 2017. Recommendations for standardized risk factor definitions in pediatric hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism to inform future prevention trials: communication from the SSC of the ISTH. Journal of Thrombosis & Haemostasis, 15(11), pp. 2274-2278.
CAULDWELL, M., et al, 2018 Sep 21. Birth weight in pregnancies complicated by maternal heart disease. Heart, published ahead of print.
CHANCHLANI, N., et al, 2018. Use of Infliximab Biosimilar Versus Originator in a Pediatric United Kingdom Inflammatory Bowel Disease Induction Cohort. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 67(4), pp. 513-519.
CIPRANDI G., et al, 2018. A retrospective systematic data review on the use of a polihexanide-containing product on burns in children. Journal of tissue viability, published ahead of print.
CORFIELD, A.R., et al, 2018 Oct 15. Paediatric early warning scores are predictors of adverse outcome in the pre-hospital setting: A national cohort study. Resuscitation, published ahead of print.
JAMISON A., et al, 2018. Surgical intervention for paediatric blepharoptosis: a 6-year case series. International ophthalmology, published ahead of print.
SOLMAN L., et al, 2018. Oral propranolol in the treatment of proliferating infantile haemangiomas: British Society for Paediatric Dermatology consensus guidelines. British Journal of Dermatology, 179(3), pp. 582-589.
Patient Care and Quality Improvement
MESSEDER, S.J., et al, 2017. Workload and costs of audiological assessment on tertiary settings: Data analysis and audit. Clinical Otolaryngology, 42(5), pp. 1066-1069.
HUNT, V., et al, 2018. A non-randomised controlled pilot study of clinical pharmacist collaborative intervention for community dwelling patients with COPD. NPJ Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, 28(1), pp. 38.
MCALLISTER-WILLIAMS, R.H., et al, 2017. British Association for Psychopharmacology consensus guidance on the use of psychotropic medication preconception, in pregnancy and postpartum 2017. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 31(5), pp. 519-552.
CURRIE, K., et al, 2018 Aug 08. Barriers and enablers to meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus admission screening in hospitals: a mixed-methods study. Journal of Hospital Infection, published ahead of print.
LEES, J.S., et al, 2018. Renal biopsy: it is time for pragmatism and consensus. Clinical Kidney Journal, 11(5), pp. 605-609.
POLLER B., et al, 2018. A unified personal protective equipment ensemble for clinical response to possible high consequence infectious diseases: A consensus document on behalf of the HCID programme. Journal of Infection, published ahead of print.
Rehabilitation and Assessment
COWIE, A., et al, 2018. Developing an initial item bank for a new cardiac rehabilitation PROM. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 13(10), pp. 506-513.
FRASER L., et al, 2017. How reliable are ear measurements as a measure of outcome after pinnaplasty? A prospective study of inter-rater reliability in 20 pinnaplasty patients. Clinical Otolaryngology, 42(3), pp. 743-748.
Surgery and Anaesthetics
ARKOULIS, N., et al, 2017. The interdigitating Y-plasty procedure for the correction of transverse vaginal septa. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 124(2), pp. 331-335.
ESCOBAR M.A., et al, 2018. Recommendations on multidisciplinary management of elective surgery in people with haemophilia. Haemophilia, 24(5), pp. 693-702.
KNIGHT S.R., et al, 2018. The immunology of solid organ transplantation. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, 19(10), pp. 579-582.
LAMMY, S., et al, 2018. Trans-Cranial Embolisation of a Complex Transverse Sigmoid Sinus Dural Arteriovenous Fistula by Direct Puncture of the Superior Sagittal Sinus. Asian Journal of Neurosurgery, 13(3), pp. 946-948.
MILNER, T.D., et al, 2018 Oct 16. A systematic review of simulated laryngotracheal reconstruction animal models. Laryngoscope, published ahead of print.
MORTIMER, H. and KUBBA, H., 2017. A retrospective case series of 318 tracheostomy-related adverse events over 6 years - a Scottish context. Clinical Otolaryngology, 42(4), pp. 936-940.
SHIELDS, D., et al, 2017. A Novel Antibiotic Spacer for Significant Proximal Femoral Loss - Surgical Technique. The open orthopaedics journal, 11, pp. 508-516.
YIANNAKIS C.P. and HILMI, O.J., 2018. Evaluation and management of acute upper airway obstruction. Surgery (United Kingdom), published ahead of print.
ZAMIRI, M. and WATSON, S., 2018 Sep 27. Loricrin palmoplantar keratoderma: full-thickness skin grafting for pseudoainhum. Clinical & Experimental Dermatology, published ahead of print.