Methodological Framework for the Decision Support System for Climate Change Adaptation in Rainfed Rice Areas

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Anita A. Boling, Postdoctoral Fellow, International Rice Research Institute. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Coagulation Pathway

submitted by: kkgan

How to study the coagulation cascade

A systematic review on the frequency of advanced recession following single immediate implant treatment

submitted by: jacosyn
Purpose: It has been stated that midfacial recession is common following immediate implant treatment (IIT). The objective of this systematic review was to assess the frequency of advanced recession (> 1 mm) following single IIT. Material and methods: An electronic search in Pubmed, Web of Science and the Cochrane Oral Health Group Specialized Trials Register database was performed using a search algorithm. Reference lists of relevant articles were also scrutinized to identify prospective...
Authors: Jan Cosyn, Hugo De Bruyn

Association between oral bisphosphonate use and dental implant failure among middle-aged women

submitted by: lborrell
AIM: To investigate the association between the use of oral bisphosphonate therapy and dental implant failure. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The case-control study involved 337 female patients, aged 40 years and older, who had 1181 implants placed at the Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry between January 1997 and December 2004. Cases, defined as women with one or more implant failures, were identified from the departmental database....
Authors: Julie Yip, Luisa Borrell

Bone Cancer Surgery Options for the Adult Patient

submitted by: mdanderson
Valerae Lewis, M.D., Associate Professor in The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, discusses the many surgery options for bone cancer patients. Limb salvage surgery replaces the cancerous bone with either a bone graft from another person (allowgraft), a metal implant or a combination of the two (allo-prosthetic). After amputation of the lower leg, rotationplasty moves the ankle joint to where the knee once was to function as the knee joint. MD...

Total Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes in Top-ranked and Non-top-ranked Orthopaedic Hospitals: An Analysis of Medicare Administrative

submitted by: WentzMR
Dr. Peter Cram, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, in Iowa City, IA, discusses his article appearing in the April 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which compares outcomes for Medicare patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty in US News and World Report top-ranked orthopedic hospitals and competing non–top-ranked hospitals. The study found that top-ranked hospitals did not have lower complication rates, readmission rates,...