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Analysis of the Quality of Life after an Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy: A Business Intelligence Approach

Diana Gonçalves, Maribel Yasmina Santos, Jorge Cruz
2010 2010 Second International Conference on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications  
This paper presents the analysis of the quality of life of 227 patients that were treated by an endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy.  ...  Primary hyperhidrosis, a disorder characterized by an excessive sweating, has been treated by endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy.  ...  Section 3 presents the business intelligence system developed to analyze the quality of life after an upper-thoracic sympathectomy.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dbkda.2010.12 dblp:conf/dbkda/GoncalvesSC10 fatcat:ejyunf53nzbyhiiytu7tsp3juy

Patient Satisfaction after Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Palmar Hyperhidrosis: Do Method and Level Matter?

2015 The Permanente Journal  
Members of the SQUIRE 2.0 advisory group REVIEW ARTICLE Primary Epithelial Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Retroperitoneum Acknowledgments We thank Sally Hargreaves, MD, (Imperial College) for helpful  ...  Acknowledgments This material is based on work supported by the Health Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and included the use of facilities and material at the White River Junction Veterans  ...  The interruption of the thoracic sympathetic chain is widely accepted as the standard surgical treatment for primary palmar hyperhidrosis (PH), and endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy has been widely practiced  ... 
doi:10.7812/tpp/15-040 pmid:26517433 pmcid:PMC4625991 fatcat:xscixvaewbfhzb6ttlbdzakfg4

Abstracts and Highlight Papers of the 36th Annual European Society of Regional Anaesthesia & Pain Therapy (ESRA) Congress 2017

2018 Regional anesthesia and pain medicine  
What are important preoperative risk factors in a fully implemented fast-track program? Modification of undesirable inflammatory responses by high-dose preoperative steroids?  ...  Fast-track surgery has increasingly been introduced worldwide, but despite the achieved success, several challenges lie ahead: How many ERAS components are essential? What is the optimal LOS?  ...  Knowledge of the anatomy is essential for choosing the right techniques. Selective blocks can be used as alternatives to the classical nerve block techniques.  ... 
doi:10.1097/aap.0000000000000748 fatcat:ck6mokdqlbggboymdt3jynnnzy

'Early warning systems' for identifying new healthcare technologies

Robert, Stevens, Gabbay
1999 Health Technology Assessment  
An electronic version of this publication, in Adobe Acrobat format, is available for downloading free of charge for personal use from the HTA website (http://www.hta.ac.uk).  ...  Non-UK purchasers will have to pay a small fee for post and packing. For European countries the cost is £2 per monograph and for the rest of the world £3 per monograph.  ...  However, the drug failed to influence day-to-day functioning, quality of life measures and rating scores of overall dementia.  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta3130 fatcat:yt5o6rhekbbinalizkgx3mom2u

2021 Southern Medical Research Conference

2021 Journal of Investigative Medicine  
Case Report A 72-year-old male with hypertension and coronary artery disease presented with a few hour history of acute aphasia and generalized weakness and a one week history of cough and myalgia.  ...  On admission he had a fever of 100.9F with normal oxygen saturation, clear chest x-ray, and PCR positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).  ...  as a form of motor disorder treatment in Menkes disease, which can lead to an improvement in the quality of life.  ... 
doi:10.1136/jim-2021-srmc fatcat:pmthjrwwx5ftvnuwwkxsciroke

Southern Medical News

1948 Southern medical journal (Birmingham, Ala. Print)  
And busy mothers are spared the chore of crushing bulky tablets and coaxing a sick child to swallow an unappetizing mixture.  ...  life after a year of service a large number of young men who otherwise would have been handicapped in some form or other for the balance of their lives.  ... 
doi:10.1097/00007611-194812000-00033 fatcat:iozzbjdxivhb5mngmkg2w2avdu

Special thanks to Chapter 1

San Of California, Francisco
1996 Neurosurgery   unpublished
Today our team at UCSF has the opportunity to review over a century of achievements that have brought us to where we are today, providing the best in patient care and the most cutting-edge research and  ...  While the many experts that comprise our group today are taking on some of the toughest challenges in our fi eld, our focus remains fi rst on continuing to provide superb patient care in a changing health  ...  Directors of the Surgical Movement Disorders Center Jill Ostrem, MD and Philip Starr, MD, PhD (left)  ... 
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A History of Neurological Surgery at UCSF, 1912-2015 of California

Brian Dolan, Ilona Garner, Dorothy Porter, Mitchel Berger, Belle Berthold, Endowed Guggenhime, Chair, Brian Dolan, Ilona Garner, Dorothy Porter, Stephen Beitler, Sara Robertson (+11 others)
1996 Neurosurgery   unpublished
Today our team at UCSF has the opportunity to review over a century of achievements that have brought us to where we are today, providing the best in patient care and the most cutting-edge research and  ...  While the many experts that comprise our group today are taking on some of the toughest challenges in our fi eld, our focus remains fi rst on continuing to provide superb patient care in a changing health  ...  Directors of the Surgical Movement Disorders Center Jill Ostrem, MD and Philip Starr, MD, PhD (left)  ... 
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