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Bridget F. B. Algee-Hewitt7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Stanford University)
Objectives Temporal trends in craniometric estimates of admixture are investigated for three U.S. populations in the FDB. Patterns of association between birth years and posterior probabilities of cluster membership are identified to assess how these proportions of admixture have changed over recent time. Demographic and genetic data correlates, patterns of morphological expression, and shifts in source populations are evaluated. Materials and Methods Estimates of three-way admixture were obtain...
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Frank L’Engle Williams8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Georgia State University),
Zachary Cofran2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Nazarbayev University)
Objectives Neandertals and humans are closely related but differ noticeably in adult morphology. Previous work has been equivocal as to the contribution of postnatal growth and development to these differences. Due to disparate preservation, most analyses focus on specific anatomies, reconstructed fossils, or limited sample sizes. The objective of this research is to highlight the importance of postnatal growth in expressing Neandertal-human distinctions in the craniofacial skeleton, using a lar...
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2015 in Malaria Journal [IF: 2.85]
Lucy S. Tusting13
Estimated H-index: 13
(University of London),
Matthew M. Ippolito4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine),
Barbara Willey16
Estimated H-index: 16
(University of London)
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Background: The global malaria burden has fallen since 2000, sometimes before large-scale vector control programmes were initiated. While long-lasting insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying are highly effective interventions, this study tests the hypothesis that improved housing can reduce malaria by decreasing house entry by malaria mosquitoes. Methods: A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to assess whether modern housing is associated with a lower risk of m...
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Objective To summarize laws of acupoint selection of prescriptions for treatment of cervicogenic headache by acupuncture in modern literature.Methods Randomized controlled trials(RCTs) involving acupuncture and moxibustion for treatment of cervicogenic headache were recruited from CBM(1978-2012),VIP(1989-2012),Wanfang Database(1998-2012),CNKI(1979-2012),PubMed(1966-2012),EMbase(1980-2012),and Cochrane Library(Volume 4,2012).Hand recruitment was also auxiliarily used.The frequency and perc...
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2016 in Journal of Clinical Oncology [IF: 26.36]
Manish A. Shah24
Estimated H-index: 24
(Cornell University),
Lindsay A. Renfro13
Estimated H-index: 13
(Mayo Clinic),
Carmen J. Allegra42
Estimated H-index: 42
(University of Florida)
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PurposeFluorouracil plus leucovorin (FU + LV) adjuvant chemotherapy reduced the risk of recurrence and death across all time points in a pooled analysis of 20,898 patients with colon cancer from 18 randomized studies. The impact of oxaliplatin added to FU + LV on the time course of recurrence and survival remains unknown.Patients and MethodsA total of 12,233 patients enrolled to the randomized trials C-07, C-08, N0147, MOSAIC (Adjuvant Treatment of Colon Cancer), and XELOXA (Adjuvant XELOX) were...
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Alexandra Alvergne15
Estimated H-index: 15
(University College London),
David W. Lawson10
Estimated H-index: 10
(University College London),
Parry M.R. Clarke1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of Sheffield)
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OBJECTIVES What triggers initial shifts to fertility limitation as populations undergo socioeconomic development remains poorly understood. Alternative models emphasize the social contagion of low fertility ideals, or the individual perception of economic and/or fitness benefits to fertility limitation. Few micro-level studies in communities experiencing the earliest stages of the demographic transition are available. In a previous study, we found little support for the role of social transmissi...
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2000 in The Journal of Urology [IF: 5.38]
Michael J. Hagg1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of Pennsylvania),
Pavel V. Mourachov1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of Pennsylvania),
Howard M. Snyder16
Estimated H-index: 16
(University of Pennsylvania)
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Purpose: During the last 20 years the surgical approach to ureterocele has evolved from major open surgery to minimally invasive endoscopic puncture. We believe that the endoscopic approach decreases the need for open surgical procedures. We identified specific factors that predict the need for repeat surgery. Materials and Methods: We reviewed the charts of 60 new patients with ureterocele treated with primary endoscopic incision between 1991 and 1995. Followup ranged from 4 to 62 months (mean ...
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J. A. Capao Filipe3
Estimated H-index: 3
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Amândio Rocha-Sousa9
Estimated H-index: 9
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Fernando Falcão-Reis13
Estimated H-index: 13
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Aims: To determine the severity and long term sequelae of eye injuries caused by modern sports that could be responsible for significant ocular trauma in the future. Methods: Prospective observational study of 24 (25 eyes) athletes with sports related ocular injuries from health clubs, war games, adventure, radical and new types of soccer, presenting to an eye emergency department between 1992 and 2002 (10 years). Results: Modern sports were responsible for 8.3% of the 288 total sp...
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2015 in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery [IF: 1.48]
James D. Frame5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Anglia Ruskin University),
Dia Kamel19
Estimated H-index: 19
(Anglia Ruskin University),
Marcelo V. Olivan5
Estimated H-index: 5
(University of São Paulo)
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Polyurethane breast implants were first introduced by Ashley (Plast Reconstr Surg 45:421-424, 1970), with the intention of trying to reduce the high incidence of capsular contracture associated with smooth shelled, high gel bleed, silicone breast implants. The sterilization of the polyurethane foam in the early days was questionable. More recently, ethylene oxide (ETO)-sterilized polyurethane has been used in the manufacturing process and this has been shown to reduce the incidence of biofilm. T...
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Andreas Bertsatos2
Estimated H-index: 2
(National and Kapodistrian University of Athens),
Maria-Eleni Chovalopoulou3
Estimated H-index: 3
(National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
Objectives In Greece, during the late 19th and early 20th century, the rural population adopted a more or less urban lifestyle. Furthermore, the first half of the 20th century finds Greece involved in five major wars, including a civil war, and consequent financial deprivation. This study investigates how the socioeconomic changes in Greece, during this period of time, have affected the stature of its population. Methods The Athens collection constitutes our sample with 189 adult individuals (10...
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