Medical Journal Abstracts

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Medical Journal Abstracts

The medical journal abstracts section provides healthcare professionals with access to key journal abstracts. Bringing together articles from a full range of sources, this resource aims to provide doctors with a starting point for their journal research.

The regularly updated journals can be sorted by disease/condition, source name and the date of publication. Alternatively they can be accessed within the relevant epgonline.org disease topic areas, via the collapsible menu at the top of each page of the epgonline.org website.

 

Lastest Medical Journal Abstracts

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Prevalence in Sweden in 2010: What Do National Registers Say?

7 days ago -  Arthritis Care & Research

ObjectiveWorldwide prevalence estimates of systemic lupus erythematosus SLE range from 3 to 207 per 100000 depending on region and population SLE definition case sources and other ...

How Much Is Fatigue Explained by Standard Clinical Characteristics of Disease Activity in Patients With Inflammatory Arthritis? A Longitudinal Study

7 days ago -  Arthritis Care & Research

ObjectiveTo determine the relationship between fatigue and the American College of Rheumatology ACR core set outcomes in patients with inflammatory arthritis IAMethodsThis ...

Sustainability of Rituximab Therapy in Different Treatment Strategies: Results of a 3-Year Followup of a German Biologics Register

7 days ago -  Arthritis Care & Research

ObjectiveTo compare the approved treatment of rheumatoid arthritis using rituximab methotrexate RTX MTX versus the offlabel treatment variants of RTX in monotherapy or RTX in combination ...

Cigarette smoking during external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer-specific mortality and treatment-related toxicity

8 days ago -  BJU International

PurposeTo evaluate whether a history of smoking or smoking during therapy after external beam radiotherapy EBRT for clinically localized prostate cancer is associated with increased ...

Hypogonadal symptoms in young men are associated with a serum total testosterone threshold of 400ng/dL

8 days ago -  BJU International

ObjectiveTo investigate the association between hypogonadal symptoms and total serum testosterone levels in young men lt40 years of age with an attempt to determine whether there exists a ...

The outcome of cryoablation in treating advanced pancreatic cancer: A comparison with palliative bypass surgery alone

Thu 16 Oct 2014 -  Journal of Digestive Diseases

ObjectiveThis study aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of palliative bypass surgery combined with cryoablation in treating patients with advanced pancreatic cancer and compare this ...

17-Italian Foot Function Index with numerical rating scale: development, reliability, and validity of a modified version of the original Foot Function Index

Fri 10 Oct 2014 -  The Foot

BackgroundClinical research quantifies symptoms and signs of painObjectiveTo develop a brief outcome measure to assess foot and ankle conditions the psychometric properties of a ...

The ‘Timing of Androgen-Deprivation therapy in incurable prostate cancer’ protocol (TOAD) – where are we now? Synopsis of the Victorian Cooperative Oncology Group PR 01-03 and Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group 03.06 clinical trial

Thu 09 Oct 2014 -  BJU International

ObjectiveTo outline the development of the lsquoTiming of Androgen Deprivationrsquo TOAD protocol a collaborative randomised clinical trial under the auspices of the Cancer Council Victoria ...

Acupuncture for the Treatment of Vulvodynia

Wed 08 Oct 2014 -  Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health

PurposeA randomized controlled pilot study was conducted to evaluate the effect of an acupuncture protocol for the treatment of vulvodyniaHypotheses1 Acupuncture reduces vulvar pain ...

Early radiographic and clinical results of Salto Total Ankle Arthroplasty as a Fixed-Bearing Device

Wed 08 Oct 2014 -  Foot and Ankle Surgery

BackgroundTotal ankle replacement has increased in popularity in the management of severe tibiotalar arthritis Most previous clinical reports focused on mobilebearing designsThis study ...

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