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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-08-24T21:35:40-0400
It is the investigators aim to determine the feasibility of directly detecting anti-RLIP76 auto-antibodies in human serum using prepared RLIP76 antigen peptides in persons with rheumatolog...
Our infertility unit has started a clinic for women with rheumatological diseases. those women are prone to infertility problems and it might be due to their illness or cytotoxic treatmen...
Cardiac transplantation is the ultimate treatment option for patients with end stage heart failure. Cardiac allograft vasculopathy remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality after...
Heart transplantation is an effective life-saving treatment for patients with end-stage heart disease. After a transplant, the new heart may develop narrowing in the arteries, causing hear...
This is a 12 month study of monthly injections of ranibizumab in subjects with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy as diagnosed by fluoresceins/indocyanine green (FA/ICG) angiography.
Livedoid vasculopathy is a rare disease related to a hypercoagulable state. It can lead to painful and chronic relapsing ulcerations. We report dermoscopic findings of early, non-ulcerated livedoid va...
Among movement disorders and medicine in general, PD is one of the conditions for which there is a greater knowledge of the placebo and nocebo responses. In other movement disorders, the knowledge of ...
Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors are widely used in the therapy of certain autoimmune disorders. Paradoxical immunologic reactions manifesting as new-onset autoimmune disease or exacerbation of ...
Placebo effect in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients has been poorly characterized. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to assess i) mean im...
Previous systematic cumulative analyses of the placebo arm in ulcerative colitis (UC) were limited by the wide heterogeneity in the scores and definitions of response. We aimed at estimating the place...
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
The determination of the nature of a disease or condition, or the distinguishing of one disease or condition from another. Assessment may be made through physical examination, laboratory tests, or the likes. Computerized programs may be used to enhance the decision-making process.
Evaluation of manifestations of disease.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.