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This study sought to assess the frequency of refractive surgery complications in human immunodeficiency virus-positive (HIV+) individuals and related risk factors.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of cataract and refractive surgery
To explore the natural history of and risk factors for gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in a prospective cohort in Beijing, China.
Often referred to as aseptic or osteonecrosis, avascular necrosis (AVN) typically affects people between 30 and 50 years of age. Given the substantial morbidity associated with AVN as well as overlapp...
Corneal refractive surgery is one of the most common approaches for correction of refractive errors. Combined corneal refractive surgery and corneal crosslinking (CXL) has been proposed as a method to...
Our aim was to investigate whether cervical conization and/or loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) increases the risk of preterm delivery. We conducted a retrospective cohort study of singl...
To assess the long-term prevalence, natural history, progression and incidence of radiographic first metatarsophalangeal joint (1 MTPJ) osteoarthritis (OA).
To determine the effect of two types of wavefront modalities (WFG vs. WFO) and two types of refractive surgery (PRK vs. LASIK) on visual and military task performance after laser refractiv...
Despite the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), the prevalence of neurocognitive impairment among HIV-infected patients continues to be an important issue. Although sev...
The development and validation of a concise, practical, on-line, self-administered, self-archiving, and self-scoring PRO questionnaire for routine clinical use in refractive surgery is the...
This is a pro- and retrospective cohort study to evaluate the natural history and outcome of various treatment options of patients with fistula. At each clinical visit parameters describin...
Background: - Myositis is a rare disease in which the body s immune cells attack the muscle tissue. It can cause muscle weakness, swelling, and pain. It can develop in people wi...
A former branch of knowledge embracing the study, description, and classification of natural objects (as animals, plants, and minerals) and thus including the modern sciences of zoology, botany, and mineralogy insofar as they existed at that time. In the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries it was much used for the generalized pursuit of certain areas of science. (Webster, 3d ed; from Dr. James H. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)
The study of ancient Greek and Roman literature, including grammar, etymology, criticism, literary history, and language and linguistic history.
The study of literature in its widest sense, including grammar, etymology, criticism, literary history, language history, linguistic history, systems of writing, and anything else that is relevant to literature or language viewed as literature. Philology as a discipline has both philosophical and scientific overtones.
The study of literature written in languages of Asia and the Far East, including grammar, etymology, criticism, literary history, and language and linguistic history.
Variation in health status arising from different causal factors to which each birth cohort in a population is exposed as environment and society change.
Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...
AIDS and HIV
AIDS; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. HIV; Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV infection causes AIDS. HIV infection also causes the production of anti-HIV antibodies, which forms the test for HIV in patients. People who have the HIV antibodies are ...
Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the causative agent of AIDS. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, more commonly known as HIV, is a member of the lentivirus sub-set of the retrovirus family of pathogens. It causes AIDS, or Acquired Immuno Deficiency Sy...