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Included in this bulletin (click on the link to jump to): Acute Medicine | Addictions and Mental Health | Diagnostics and Laboratory Medicine | Oncology | Paediatrics | Patient Care and Quality Improvement |Professional Practice Rehabilitation and Assessment | Surgery and Anaesthetics |
ALEXANDROV, A.V., et al, 2019. Safety and efficacy of sonothrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke: a multicentre, double-blind, phase 3, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Neurology, 18(4), pp. 338-347.
BESHYAH, S.A., et al, 2019 Mar 02. Risk of diabetic ketoacidosis during Ramadan fasting: A critical reappraisal. Diabetes Research & Clinical Practice, published ahead of print.
CUMMINGS, F., et al, 2019. A retrospective observational study of early experiences of vedolizumab treatment for inflammatory bowel disease in the UK: The REVIVE study. Medicine, 98(9), pp. e14681.
DREYER, B.A., et al, 2019. Melanotan-induced priapism: a hard-earned tan. BMJ Case Reports, 12(2)
GREEN L., et al, 2019. Haematological management of major bleeding associated with direct oral anticoagulants - UK experience. British journal of haematology, published ahead of print.
LAMBIE, M., et al, 2019 Feb 28. Estimating risk of encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis accounting for the competing risk of death. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, published ahead of print.
LEIGHTON, D.J., et al, 2019. Changing epidemiology of motor neurone disease in Scotland. Journal of neurology, 266(4), pp. 817-825.
MACTIER I., et al, 2019. Recurrent myocardial infarction in a 50-year-old woman. Heart, published ahead of print.
PEARSON-STUTTARD, B., et al, 2019. Severe antithrombin deficiency in pregnancy: Achieving adequate anticoagulation. Obstetric Medicine (1753-495X), 12(1), pp. 45-51.
SACHDEV, A., et al, 2019. COMPARING MICROPERIMETRIC AND STRUCTURAL FINDINGS IN PATIENTS WITH BRANCH RETINAL VEIN OCCLUSION AND DIABETIC MACULAR EDEMA. Retina, 39(3), pp. 446-451.
SAFFOURI E. and JOHN MORRIS, A., 2019. Acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Medicine (United Kingdom), published ahead of print.
STEPHEN, L.J., et al, 2019 Mar 08. Management of epilepsy in women. Lancet Neurology, published ahead of print.
SYKES, C.A., et al, 2019. A case of rifampicin-induced haemolysis. International Journal of Tuberculosis & Lung Disease, 23(2), pp. 239-240.
WERESKI R., et al, 2019. Syncope in a new mother: a case of long-QT syndrome presenting after childbirth. The journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 49(1), pp. 26-30.
Addictions and Mental Health
AGABIO, R., et al, 2018. Baclofen for the treatment of alcohol use disorder: The Cagliari Statement. The Lancet Psychiatry, 5(12), pp. 957-960.
CLEARE, S., et al, 2018. Adverse Childhood Experiences and Hospital-Treated Self-Harm. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health [Electronic Resource], 15(6), pp. 06 11.
COGNE B., et al, 2019. Missense Variants in the Histone Acetyltransferase Complex Component Gene TRRAP Cause Autism and Syndromic Intellectual Disability. American Journal of Human Genetics, 104(3), pp. 530-541.
CRAIG, M., et al, 2019 Mar 04. Optimizing treatment outcomes in adolescents with eating disorders: The potential role of cognitive behavioral therapy. International Journal of Eating Disorders, published ahead of print.
DUNCAN, E.A.S., et al, 2019. Epidemiology of emergency ambulance service calls related to mental health problems and self harm: a national record linkage study. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation & Emergency Medicine, 27(1), pp. 34.
HUGHES, L.D., et al, 2019. Assessment and treatment of depression associated with dementia. British journal of hospital medicine, 80(3), pp. 151-156.
KENDRICK, T., et al, 2019. Which first-line antidepressant? British Journal of General Practice, 69(680), pp. 114-115.
LEIGHTON, S.P., et al, 2019. Predicting one-year outcome in first episode psychosis using machine learning. PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource], 14(3), pp. e0212846.
LYALL, L.M., et al, 2019. Changes in Prescribing for Bipolar Disorder between 2009 and 2016: National-level Data Linkage Study in Scotland. The British Journal of Psychiatry : The Journal of Mental Science, 1(7)
SMITH, M., et al, 2019. Detaining patients in the general hospital - current practice and pitfalls. Scottish medical journal, published ahead of print.
WATT, J. and DICKENS, G.L., 2018. Community-based mealtime management for adolescents with anorexia nervosa: A qualitative study of clinicians' perspectives and experiences. Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 31(1), pp. 30-38.
Diagnostics and Laboratory Medicine
CANNAVALE, A., et al, 2019. Updated Clinical and Radiological Classification of Lower Limb Atherosclerotic Disease. Annals of Vascular Surgery, 55, pp. 272-284.
DAND N., et al, 2019. HLA-C*06:02 genotype is a predictive biomarker of biologic treatment response in psoriasis. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, published ahead of print.
GHALI N., et al, 2019. Atypical COL3A1 variants (glutamic acid to lysine) cause vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome with a consistent phenotype of tissue fragility and skin hyperextensibility. Genetics in Medicine, published ahead of print.
JAMES, A.L., et al, 2019 Mar 13. International Collaborative Assessment of the Validity of the EAONO-JOS Cholesteatoma Staging System. Otology & Neurotology, published ahead of print.
KEAN, R., et al, 2018. The comparative efficacy of antiseptics against Candida auris biofilms. International journal of antimicrobial agents, 52(5), pp. 673-677.
KENNEDY, N.A., et al, 2019 Feb 26. Predictors of anti-TNF treatment failure in anti-TNF-naive patients with active luminal Crohn's disease: a prospective, multicentre, cohort study. The Lancet.Gastroenterology & Hepatology, published ahead of print.
LORD J., et al, 2019. Prenatal exome sequencing analysis in fetal structural anomalies detected by ultrasonography (PAGE): a cohort study. The Lancet, 393(10173), pp. 747-757.
MALLON, E.A., 2019. Breast pathology update. Surgery (United Kingdom), published ahead of print.
MANGION, K., et al, 2019. Feature-tracking myocardial strain in healthy adults- a magnetic resonance study at 3.0 tesla. Scientific Reports, 9(1), pp. 3239.
MCILROY, J., et al, 2018. Review article: the gut microbiome in inflammatory bowel disease-avenues for microbial management. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 47(1), pp. 26-42.
NG, B.G., et al, 2019 Feb 28. SLC35A2-CDG: Functional Characterization, Expanded Molecular, Clinical, and Biochemical Phenotypes of 30 Unreported Individuals. Human mutation, published ahead of print.
PAGNAMENTA, A.T., et al, 2019 Mar 12. Delineation of dominant and recessive forms of LZTR1-associated Noonan syndrome. Clinical genetics, published ahead of print.
SUTHERLAND, K., et al, 2018 Dec 21. Time-lapse imaging of inner cell mass splitting with monochorionic triamniotic triplets after elective single embryo transfer: a case report. Reproductive Biomedicine Online, published ahead of print.
TZIOTZIOS, C., et al, 2019. Genome-wide association study in frontal fibrosing alopecia identifies four susceptibility loci including HLA-B*07:02. Nature communications, 10(1), pp. 1150.
WALKER, G.J., et al, 2019. Association of Genetic Variants in NUDT15 With Thiopurine-Induced Myelosuppression in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. JAMA, 321(8), pp. 773-785.
ARMATO S.G., et al, 2019. Imaging in pleural mesothelioma: A review of the 14th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group. Lung Cancer, 130, pp. 108-114.
BAGNOLI, M., et al, 2019. Gynecological Cancers Translational, Research Implementation, and Harmonization: Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup Consensus and Still Open Questions. Cells, 8(3)
BRADLEY, A. and VAN DER MEER, R., 2019. Neoadjuvant therapy versus upfront surgery for potentially resectable pancreatic cancer: A Markov decision analysis. PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource], 14(2), pp. e0212805.
BUCKLEY M.A., et al, 2019. Functional analysis and fine mapping of the 9p22.2 ovarian cancer susceptibility locus. Cancer research, 79(3), pp. 467-481.
COSIMO E., et al, 2019. Akt/mTORC2 inhibition activates FOXO1 function in CLL cells reducing B-cell receptor-mediated survival. Clinical Cancer Research, 25(5), pp. 1574-1587
HASAN Z., et al, 2019. Buccal space tumours. Auris Nasus Larynx, 46(2), pp. 160-166.
MACDONALD F. and GUPTA, S., 2019. Has the Scottish Managed Clinical Network for Sarcoma influenced the survival outcomes for primary malignant bone tumours?. Journal of Orthopaedics, 16(3), pp. 254-259.
MAHAMDALLIE, S., et al, 2019 Mar 15. Identification of new Wilms tumour predisposition genes: an exome sequencing study. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, published ahead of print.
PAN J., et al, 2019. Increased risk of HPV-associated genital cancers in men and women as a consequence of pre-invasive disease. International Journal of Cancer, published ahead of print.
RUSTIN, G., et al, 2017. A multicenter, open-label, expanded phase 2 study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of etirinotecan pegol, a polymer conjugate of irinotecan, in women with recurrent platinum-resistant or refractory ovarian cancer. Gynecologic oncology, 147(2), pp. 276-282.
SCHILLING, C., et al, 2019 Mar 21. Surgical consensus guidelines on sentinel node biopsy (SNB) in patients with oral cancer. Head & neck, published ahead of print.
SHAW, R.J., et al, 2019 Mar 06. HOPON (Hyperbaric Oxygen for the Prevention of Osteoradionecrosis): a randomised controlled trial of hyperbaric oxygen to prevent osteoradionecrosis of the irradiated mandible after dentoalveolar surgery. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, published ahead of print.
BEASANT L., et al, 2019. Treatment preference and recruitment to pediatric RCTs: A systematic review. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, 14, Article Number: 100335.
CHEN, S.C., et al, 2019 Mar 08. Skeletal Fragility & Its Clinical Determinants In Children With Type 1 Diabetes. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, published ahead of print.
CULLIS, P.S., et al, 2019. Quantification of urinary sodium concentrations in term infants. Annals of Clinical Biochemistry, 56(2), pp. 295-297.
CUTTICA R.J., et al, 2017. 2016 American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism Criteria for Minimal, Moderate, and Major Clinical Response in Juvenile Dermatomyositis: An International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies Group/Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation Collaborative Initiative. Arthritis and Rheumatology, 69(5), pp. 911-923.
EVANS, S., et al, 2019. Growth, Protein and Energy Intake in Children with PKU Taking a Weaning Protein Substitute in the First Two Years of Life: A Case-Control Study. Nutrients, 11(3)
EVANS, S., et al, 2019. How Does Feeding Development and Progression onto Solid Foods in PKU Compare with Non-PKU Children During Weaning?. Nutrients, 11(3)
JOSEPH, S., et al, 2019 Mar 11. Fractures and Linear Growth in a Nationwide Cohort of Boys With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy With and Without Glucocorticoid Treatment: Results From the UK NorthStar Database. JAMA Neurology, published ahead of print.
KAO K.T., et al, 2019. Skeletal disproportion in glucocorticoid-treated boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. European journal of pediatrics, published ahead of print.
KUBBA H., et al, 2019. Annual hearing screening in girls with Turner Syndrome: Results from the first three years in Glasgow. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 120, pp. 152-156.
LIEBOWITZ M., et al, 2019. Comparative effectiveness of drugs used to constrict the patent ductus arteriosus: a secondary analysis of the PDA-TOLERATE trial (NCT01958320). Journal of Perinatology, published ahead of print.
MORO, G.E., et al, 2019. Processing of Donor Human Milk: Update and Recommendations From the European Milk Bank Association (EMBA). Frontiers in Pediatrics, 7, pp. 49.
MUMFORD, L., et al, 2019 Feb 23. The impact of changing practice on improved outcomes of paediatric renal transplantation in the united kingdom: a twenty-five year review. Transplant International, published ahead of print.
NUNES, M.L., et al, 2019. Neonatal seizures: Is there a relationship between ictal electroclinical features and etiology? A critical appraisal based on a systematic literature review. Epilepsia Open, 4(1), pp. 10-29.
PINTO A., et al, 2018. International practices in the dietary management of fructose 1-6 biphosphatase deficiency. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 13(1), p. 21.
POLIVENOK, I.V., et al, 2019. Results of international assistance for a paediatric heart surgery programme in a single Ukrainian centre. Cardiology in the young, 1-6
SHOOP-WORRALL, S.J.W., et al, 2019 Mar 15. Comparing Proxy, Adolescent and Adult Assessments of Functional Ability in Adolescents with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Arthritis care & research, published ahead of print.
SMITH, E., et al, 2019. Outcomes following mycophenolate mofetil versus cyclophosphamide induction treatment for proliferative juvenile-onset lupus nephritis. Lupus, 961203319836712
STEIN, A., et al, 2019. Communication with children and adolescents about the diagnosis of their own life-threatening condition. Lancet, 393(10176), pp. 1150-1163.
WEAVER, G., et al, 2019. Recommendations for the Establishment and Operation of Human Milk Banks in Europe: A Consensus Statement From the European Milk Bank Association (EMBA). Frontiers in Pediatrics, 7, pp. 53.
WEIR, E. and PATON, J., 2019. Mepolizumab in adolescents with severe eosinophilic asthma not eligible for omalizumab: one center's early clinical experience. Journal of Asthma, 1-4
Patient Care and Quality Improvement
ABHYANKAR, P., et al, 2019. Women's experiences of receiving care for pelvic organ prolapse: a qualitative study. BMC Women's Health, 19(1), published ahead of print.
BRYDON, C., 2019. Jehovah's Witnesses. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, 20(3), pp. 190-192.
DALTON, L., et al, 2019. Communication with children and adolescents about the diagnosis of a life-threatening condition in their parent. Lancet, 393(10176), pp. 1164-1176.
KERNICK, L.A., et al, 2018. Does advance care planning in addition to usual care reduce hospitalisation for patients with advanced heart failure: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Palliative medicine, 32(10), pp. 1539-1551.
LEIGHTON, D., et al, 2019. Clinical audit research and evaluation of motor neuron disease (CARE-MND): a national electronic platform for prospective, longitudinal monitoring of MND in Scotland. Amyotrophic Lateral sclerosis & Frontotemporal Degeneration, 1-9
MCCLAREY, A., et al, 2019 Feb 22. Lessons learned from a Pneumocystis Pneumonia outbreak at a Scottish renal transplant centre. Journal of Hospital Infection, published ahead of print.
MCGUIRE A. and MCCONNELL, P.C., 2019. Resource allocation in ICU: ethical considerations. Current opinion in anaesthesiology, 32(2), pp. 190-194.
NEAGLE G., et al, 2017. Epidemiology and location of primary retrieval missions in a Scottish aeromedical service. European Journal of Emergency Medicine, published ahead of print.
TIKKA, T., et al, 2019. Enhancing dysphonia clinic consultations through a focus on patients' expectations: streamlining and validation of a new tool ('ACaPELa-R' questionnaire). Journal of Laryngology & Otology, 1-5
ZOCCALI, C., et al, 2019 Feb 27. Children of a lesser god: exclusion of chronic kidney disease patients from clinical trials. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, published ahead of print.
LOWRIE, F., et al, 2019 Mar 08. A descriptive study of a novel pharmacist led health outreach service for those experiencing homelessness. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, published ahead of print.
NASSR O.A., ET AL, 2019. Evaluation of discharge prescriptions for secondary prevention in patients with acute coronary syndromes in Iraq. Pharmacy Practice, 17(1):1372.
HUTCHISON C. and MCCONNELL, P.C., 2019. The ethics of treating family members. Current opinion in anaesthesiology, 32(2), pp. 169-173.
Rehabilitation and Assessment
MCDERMID, I., et al, 2019. Home-Time Is a Feasible and Valid Stroke Outcome Measure in National Datasets. Stroke, published ahead of print.
Surgery and Anaesthetics
ALLAM K., et al, 2019. Nd:YAG laser therapy for non-resolving premacular subhyaloid hemorrhage in Saudi patients. Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology, published ahead of print.
BAUDOIN, J., et al, 2019 Mar 12. A comprehensive guide to upper lip aesthetic rejuvenation. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, published ahead of print.
DICK, L. and HANNAY, J., Enterobius vermicularis presentation during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Journal of surgical case reports, 2017(1), rjw239.
EDGCOMBE H., et al, 2019. Training non-physician anaesthetists in sub-Saharan Africa: a qualitative investigation of providers' perspectives. BMJ open, 9(3), pp. e026218.
GORRIE, G.H., et al, 2019. Improved survival and 30-day mortality after gastrostomy in Scottish motor neurone disease patients: evidence from a national retrospective cohort study using STROBE criteria. Amyotrophic Lateral sclerosis & Frontotemporal Degeneration, 1-7
HEY S.Y., et al, 2019. Endoscopic Sphenopalatine Artery Ligation: General Applicability in a Teaching Unit. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, published ahead of print.
HUNTER, J.P., et al, 2019. The United Kingdom and Ireland experience of the Haemodialysis Reliable Outflow graft for vascular access. Journal of Vascular Access, 20(1), pp. 12-18.
MAGILL, H.H.P., et al, 2019. Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Versus Primary Arthrodesis for the Treatment of Acute Lisfranc Injuries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, 58(2), pp. 328-332.
MCGRAW, I., 2019. Isolated spontaneous posterior interosseous nerve palsy: a review of aetiology and management. The Journal of hand surgery, European volume, 44(3), pp. 310-316.
STIRLING P., et al, 2019. The Net Promoter Scores with Friends and Family Test after four hand surgery procedures. The Journal of hand surgery, European volume, 44(3), pp. 290-295.
VENKATACHALAPATHY, S.V., et al, 2018. Multicenter experience from the UK and Ireland of use of lumen-apposing metal stent for transluminal drainage of pancreatic fluid collections. Endoscopy International Open, 6(3), pp. E259-E265.