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Evaluation of pressure ulcer risks in patients with the cerebrovascular disease
(UNIVERSITATSVERLAG ULM GMBH, 2007)
It is known that patients with neurologic disorders are at high risk for the development of pressure ulcers. The most effective approach in pressure ulcers is the identification of patients at risk and their prevention. ...
The effects of maleic anhydride terpolymer and its ester derivatives on tensile bond strength between the acrylic resin and resilient lining material
(JOHN WILEY & SONS INC, 2007)
The present study investigated the effects on the bonding between the denture base acrylic resin and the soft silicon based lining material of maleic anhydridestyrene-vinyl acetate (MA-St-VA) terpolymer and some of its ...
Correlation between birth weight, leptin, zinc and copper levels in maternal and cord blood
(SERVICIO PUBLICACIONES UNIVERSIDAD NAVARRA, 2007)
Leptin and zinc are involved in the regulation of appetite. Copper is a trace element regulating the functions of several cuproenzymes that are essential for life. To evaluate the relationship between zinc and copper status ...
Differences in the geotechnical properties of two types of gypsum: alabastrine and porphyritic
(SPRINGER HEIDELBERG, 2007)
This study reports an investigation into the physical and mechanical characteristics of fine-grained (alabastrine) and coarse-grained (porphyritic) gypsum from Sivas, Turkey. The geotechnical properties improved as the ...
Comparison of two non-destructive inspection techniques on the basis of sensitivity and reliability
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2007)
Two non-destructive inspection (NDI) methods have been used to determine the damage tolerance life prediction of acro-engine turbine discs. For this purpose, low cycle fatigue cracks were examined in the compressor discs ...
Effect of local simvastatin application on mandibular defects
(LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2007)
Osteoinductive characteristics of bone grafts are important for enhancing osseous healing at grafted defect sites. The cholesterol-lowering drug simvastatin has been shown to stimulate bone formation by increasing the gene ...
The place of computed tomography as a guidance modality in percutaneous nephrostomy: Analysis of a 10-year single-center experience
(TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2007)
Background: Percutaneous nephrostomy ( PCN) has been established as an effective technique for urinary decompression or diversion. This procedure may be performed with the guidance of fluoroscopy, ultrasonography, a ...
In vitro amoebicidal activity of propolis on Acanthamoeba castellanii
(MARY ANN LIEBERT INC, 2007)
Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the in vitro effects of an ethanolic extract of propolis on the growth and adherence of Acanthamoeba castellanii trophozoites and cysts. Methods: The effect of propolis ...
Association of microsomal epoxide hydrolase gene polymorphism and pre-eclampsia in Turkish women
Aim: To assess the association between human epoxide hydrolase exon 3 and 4 polymorphisms and pre-eclampsia by carrying out a case-control study in Turkish women. Methods: DNA was extracted from peripheral blood leukocytes, ...
Madelung's disease in a patient with diabetes mellitus.
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