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The ability of different methods to discriminate between benign and malignant adnexal masses has been compared in a meta-analysis showing that the IOTA Simple Rules and the IOTA logistic regression model LR2 were superior to RMI and to all other methods for predicting malignancy in an adnexal mass included in the meta-analysis. However, a fair comparison of methods requires them to be applied on the same tumor population. The general objective of this study is to prospectively...
For the purposes of this study, as a core lab coordinating center, the investigators will be performing P31 MRS core lab analyses; hormone core lab analyses; lipid core lab analyses; glucose, insulin and HOMA core lab analyses; exercise stress test/Holter monitor core lab analyses; brachial artery reactivity test core lab analyses; full study data analyses for manuscript preparation and the writing and submission and publication of manuscript.
The carrying angle in the elbow in children is very important.Most of the results of treatment in fracture around the elbow have to measure the carrying angle.The common deformity of the elbow from cubitus varus is the change of the carrying of the elbow.There are many researches studied in normal value of the carrying angle but few had study the carrying angle from birth to adolescent.This study want to compare the carrying angle in different age and gain the knowledge of deve...
In the specific setting of the evaluation of corticosteroids, pentoxifylline of their combination in severe alcoholic hepatitis, only meta-analysis combining individual data is able to provide detailed information from each individual with severe alcoholic hepatitis assessed by a DF ≥ 32. The need for such an approach is confirmed by the fact that in both univariate and multivariate analyses, truth survival is lower for conclusions from meta-analysis of the literature than fo...
This study will determine whether the psychological benefits of expressive writing extend to diabetic patients, how long the benefits will last, and whether additional expressive writing "booster" sessions will lead to greater and more sustained improvement in diabetes symptoms and well-being.
UCLA researchers looking for healthy females (age 60+) to participate in a study investigating how writing about your experiences may be related to your health. Once a week for 6 weeks, participants will write about their experiences and fill out online questionnaires. Participants will also come to the UCLA campus for blood draws and to fill out questionnaires 3 times: once prior to the 6-week writing period, once immediately after the 6-week period, and once 2-months after t...
Veterans returning from combat deployments face the interrelated challenges of processing their combat experiences and transitioning back to civilian life. Unfortunately, many veterans wait years or decades before seeking help for post-deployment problems, if they seek it at all. This study seeks to determine whether Internet-Based Expressive Writing (IB-EW), a brief, low-cost, easily disseminated, and resource-efficient intervention, can reduce psychological symptoms and impro...
This online study aims to understand whether writing about one's experiences with ovarian cancer may be beneficial for psychological and physical wellbeing in women with a history of ovarian cancer. Investigators are also interested in studying how certain individual characteristics may impact the effectiveness of writing. Participants will be asked to complete an initial survey (15 min), followed by writing about their experiences with ovarian cancer on four occasions (20 - 25...
Our objective is to determine if the combination of simple ultrasound features (IOTA simple rules) and a new biomarker (HE4) together with a common tumour marker (CA 125) can accurately predict ovarian cancer in women found to have a pelvic mass on ultrasound. The investigators hypothesize that the use of two biomarkers (HE4 and CA 125) in a mathematical algorithm (Risk of Malignancy Algorithm, ROMA) can be used to predict malignancy in a pelvic mass which has indeterminate ult...
Therapeutic writing about one's emotions has been described previously (J Pennebaker: Emotions, disclosure and health. Am Psychol. Assoc 1995). The present project will compare the effects (if any) of writing about the emotional versus the physical consequences of lung disease on anxiety, perceived quality of life, and perceived health status.
a randomized prospective study aims at comparing the impact of a "living theater" session with a simple "writing workshop " on emotional distress (Problem Areas in Diabetes Questionnaire PAID) and illness perception ( Illness Perception Questionnaire IPQR) during a 5 day education course
Premature birth can lead the mother to lose control of herself, and be a contributor to the psychological stress experienced due to the sudden breakdown of the interaction with her infant because of hospitalization in a neonatal care unit. This is a mixed method study, the aim is establish the effectiveness of expressive writing in the experience of mothers of hospitalized preterm infants. The intervention Expressive writing therapy could contribute to reduce the level of stres...
This is a study for survivors of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (also known as bone marrow transplant), which is an intensive medical treatment for cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma as well as other diseases. Because it is a physically and emotionally demanding treatment, many people report having ongoing physical and emotional difficulties after having a transplant. The Sharing Our Strength study is being conducted to help us understand people's...
The primary purpose of this study is to determine whether creative writing in newly diagnosed cancer patients and those with recent progression in their disease will have a positive impact on their mental health. Using a randomized controlled trial approach, emotion thermometers will be employed to evaluate participants' responses on a number of domains, such as anxiety, depression, despair, and anger along with a series of survey questions to monitor changes in depressive and ...
The purpose of this study is to determine if expressive writing is an effective intervention for reducing stress, enhancing cognition, and improving quality of life for caregivers of older adults with dementia
Obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Weight loss is an important therapeutic goal for overweight and obese patients to reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Liquid meal replacements (LMRs) are simple tools that may aid in weight loss and may improve weight-related risk cardiometabolic risk factors. There is a need to synthesize the evidence on LMRs and cardiometabolic risk to inform clinical practice guidelines. ...
We are doing this study to see if writing about life experiences helps women adjust to breast cancer that has spread. We will compare two groups. One group will write about their breast cancer experience. The other will write about their daily activities. What we learn from this study may help us to find new ways to help women cope with breast cancer that has spread.
This meta-analysis will be conducted to study the effect on vitamin D supplements on markers for cardiovascular disease and diabetes using individual participant data from 12 RCTs. Given that previous data suggest that vitamin D supplementation might be most effective in those individuals with very low 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) and potentially harmful in those achieving very high levels after vitamin D supplementation, this meta-analyses will be performed in subgroups acco...
This randomized controlled trial will assess the interpretability of the rank-heat plot for presenting the results of network meta-analysis in comparison to SUCRA (surface under the cumulative ranking) plots which are suggested to present one of the best ranking statistics.
To assess the feasibility of a creative writing intervention in an advanced cancer population. Given it is a relatively simple intervention delivered by a non-clinician, the investigators are interested in better understanding its pattern of effect on patient psychological adjustment. The investigators aim to assess its feasibility in this study in order to inform a future larger study that will utilize a control arm.
The DATECAN-2 project aims at assessing the surrogate properties for OS of several time-to-event endpoints through meta-analyses of completed and published randomized controlled trials. Two main cancer localization are concerned: breast cancer and soft-tissue sarcomas. The impact of survival endpoints' definitions on the trials' results and conclusions will also be evaluated.
The purpose of the present study is twofold. First, we will attempt to examine the role that emotion regulation and self-presentation play as potential moderators in the expressive writing paradigm. We hypothesize that expressive writing participants who demonstrate greater abilities to regulate their emotions at baseline will improve more on our outcome measures. We also hypothesize that those expressive writing participants who demonstrate higher levels of self-presentation a...
The ICU is a stressful and challenging place for patients and their families. Many family members experience anxiety, depression, and posttraumatic stress disorder during and after their ICU experience. The investigators are studying post-traumatic growth in this study. Post-traumatic growth (PTG) is a set of positive changes that occurs after a challenging or difficult life experience. This study investigates the effects of expressive writing on positive changes that occur aft...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether expressive writing can be effective in improving the well-being and sperm quality in patients with male infertility.
***Please note that this study does not offer comprehensive treatment program for alcohol abuse or depression. Please do not contact the study staff if you are seeking psychological treatment. Further, this study is only enrolling people who are clients at Career and Recovery Resources, Inc., in Houston. The hypothesis is that writing about feelings and thoughts will help people who are in group treatment feel less depressed and abuse alcohol less.