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The Role of the Chemically Induced Polarization of Nuclei in Biology

Alexander Vol
2018 SPG BioMed  
There are also undesired effects of artificial sources of the extremely low frequency magnetic fields (ELF-FMs) which have been formally evaluated, however, the mechanisms of such influence on health are  ...  process of transfer and transformation of energy in cellular structures and organisms.  ...  Many studies have been performed to solve the above problems by looking at the possible mechanism of magneto-biological effects.  ... 
doi:10.32392/biomed.26 fatcat:46jrtoqiovdyhnarhcywfzf3eq

SPG: Unsupervised Domain Adaptation for 3D Object Detection via Semantic Point Generation [article]

Qiangeng Xu, Yin Zhou, Weiyue Wang, Charles R. Qi, Dragomir Anguelov
2021 arXiv   pre-print
On the Waymo Open Dataset and KITTI, SPG improves 3D detection results of these two methods across all categories. Combined with PV-RCNN, SPG achieves state-of-the-art 3D detection results on KITTI.  ...  To validate the wide applicability of SPG, we experiment with two representative detectors, PointPillars and PV-RCNN.  ...  have focused on the performance in a single domain, where training and test data are captured in similar conditions.  ... 
arXiv:2108.06709v1 fatcat:x2bpsejfzffyvowlmkcprdzj4y

Stimulation of the sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) for cluster headache treatment. Pathway CH-1: A randomized, sham-controlled study

Jean Schoenen, Rigmor Højland Jensen, Michel Lantéri-Minet, Miguel JA Láinez, Charly Gaul, Amy M Goodman, Anthony Caparso, Arne May
2013 Cephalalgia  
Interpretation: On-demand SPG stimulation using the ATI Neurostimulation System is an effective novel therapy for CCH sufferers, with dual beneficial effects, acute pain relief and observed attack prevention  ...  We investigated the safety and efficacy of on-demand SPG stimulation for chronic CH (CCH).  ...  We also would like to acknowledge the seminal contribution of all investigators, including our neurology and surgical colleagues who participated in patients' follow-up and who implanted the SPG neurostimulator  ... 
doi:10.1177/0333102412473667 pmid:23314784 pmcid:PMC3724276 fatcat:7hrdebtmnbewpjouedxalbvdwe

Cost-effectiveness of stimulation of the Sphenopalatine Ganglion (SPG) for the treatment of Chronic Cluster Headache: a model-based analysis based on the pathway CH-1 study

J.B. Pietzsch, A.M. Garner, C. Gaul, A. May
2015 Value in Health  
Methods: Clinical data from the Pathway CH-1 study were used as input for a model-based projection of the cost-effectiveness of SPG stimulation through 5 years.  ...  In the recent Pathway CH-1 study, on-demand stimulation of the sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) by means of an implantable neurostimulation system was proven to be a safe and effective therapy for the treatment  ...  First, we used data from the Pathway CH-1 study to estimate the therapeutic effectiveness of SPG stimulation compared to medical management.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jval.2015.03.256 fatcat:aw4iwghelrb35kuggjlo43iugm

Cost-effectiveness of stimulation of the sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) for the treatment of chronic cluster headache: a model-based analysis based on the Pathway CH-1 study

Jan B. Pietzsch, Abigail Garner, Charly Gaul, Arne May
2015 The Journal of Headache and Pain  
Methods: Clinical data from the Pathway CH-1 study were used as input for a model-based projection of the cost-effectiveness of SPG stimulation through 5 years.  ...  In the recent Pathway CH-1 study, on-demand stimulation of the sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) by means of an implantable neurostimulation system was proven to be a safe and effective therapy for the treatment  ...  First, we used data from the Pathway CH-1 study to estimate the therapeutic effectiveness of SPG stimulation compared to medical management.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s10194-015-0530-8 pmid:26002638 pmcid:PMC4441877 fatcat:qb6iyywjpjbffbwfcdnek5ulle

Treadmilling FtsZ polymers drive the directional movement of sPG-synthesis enzymes via a Brownian ratchet mechanism

Joshua W. McCausland, Xinxing Yang, Georgia R. Squyres, Zhixin Lyu, Kevin E. Bruce, Melissa M. Lamanna, Bill Söderström, Ethan C. Garner, Malcolm E. Winkler, Jie Xiao, Jian Liu
2021 Nature Communications  
The processivity of the directional movement depends on the binding potential between FtsZ and the sPG enzyme, and on a balance between the enzyme's diffusion and FtsZ's treadmilling speed.  ...  FtsZ polymers exhibit treadmilling dynamics, driving the processive movement of enzymes that synthesize septal peptidoglycan (sPG).  ...  Data availability The authors declare that all other data supporting the findings of this study are available within the paper and its supplementary information files, or from the corresponding authors  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41467-020-20873-y pmid:33504807 fatcat:bj7fkigxevbvpfj44jqrnbdaki

Production of O/W emulsions using SPG membranes, ceramic α-aluminium oxide membranes, microfluidizer and a silicon microchannel plate—a comparative study

Goran T. Vladisavljević, Uwe Lambrich, Mitsutoshi Nakajima, Helmar Schubert
2004 Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects  
The authors wish to thank the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, Germany for the financial support of this work.  ...  Figure 3 . 3 Plot of transmembrane flux vs. pressure for the permeation of pure water through the SPG and -Al 2 O 3 membranes of different pore sizes (batch = small SPG tube with an effective membrane  ...  The balance was interfaced to a PC computer to continuously collect time and mass data using the LabView ® software.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2003.10.026 fatcat:gj7jg3qcebbfnjtqteana4lolu

Risk Factors of Vasopressor-Induced Symmetrical Peripheral Gangrene

Jung Woo Kwon, Min Ki Hong, Bo Young Park
2018 Annals of Plastic Surgery  
Methods: From October 2013 to October 2016, 36 patients with SPG after using vasopressors were included in this study. SPG is an extremely rare disease entity.  ...  Symmetrical peripheral gangrene (SPG) is an uncommon syndrome showing symmetrical gangrene in acral regions without evidence of large-vessel occlusion or vasculitis.  ...  Our results revealed that the duration of usage with any vasopressor had no effect on the occurrence of SPG.  ... 
doi:10.1097/sap.0000000000001314 pmid:29319574 pmcid:PMC5965917 fatcat:g2kzb6l2w5asxi3rvbgtgl2mfq

Long-Term Efficacy of a Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Study for Repetitive Sphenopalatine Blockade With Bupivacaine vs Saline With the Tx360®Device for Treatment of Chronic Migraine

Roger K. Cady, Joel Saper, Kent Dexter, Ryan J. Cady, Heather R. Manley
2015 Headache  
In a previous article, these authors reported repetitive SPG blockades with 0.5% bupivacaine delivered by the Tx360 ® device, which was an effective and well-tolerated intervention to incrementally decrease  ...  -Data from this exploratory pilot study suggest that there may be long-term clinical benefits with the use of repetitive SPG blockades with bupivacaine delivered with the simple to use Tx360 ® device.  ...  Regardless, the use of repetitive SPG blockades with bupivacaine delivered by the Tx360 ® device has the potential to be an effective and novel short-and long-term treatment for CM and warrants further  ... 
doi:10.1111/head.12546 pmid:25828648 fatcat:3jzviityijdmbepggqp2taulye

Sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation for cluster headache, results from a large, open-label European registry

Mads Barloese, Anja Petersen, Philipp Stude, Tim Jürgens, Rigmor Højland Jensen, Arne May
2018 The Journal of Headache and Pain  
Availability of data and materials All data and materials were available to the authors. Disclosures MB, TPJ, and RJ are or have been (AM) consultants for ATI and have been paid for their services.  ...  Amy Goodman (former employee of ATI) for their valuable contributions towards analyzing the data and writing the manuscript.  ...  An additional post hoc analysis was performed to evaluate therapeutic response at the 75% and 30% levels.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s10194-017-0828-9 pmid:29349561 pmcid:PMC5773459 fatcat:2arl6z6b65chfjyohspc6kupja

Pilot-Scale Assessment of a Novel Farrowing Creep Area Supplementary Heat Source

Benjamin C. Smith, Brett C. Ramirez, Steven J. Hoff, Laura L. Greiner
2019 Animals  
Pre-weaning morality (PWM) is attributed to a poor creep area microclimate and causes major economic and productivity losses for the US swine industry.  ...  Six SEHMs (each SEHM covers two stalls) were randomly distributed to each room and compared to heat lamps (HLs) for productivity and electricity usage.  ...  Dan Andersen and Adina Howe for technical assistance with the data analysis and data processing, respectively.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ani9110996 pmid:31752265 pmcid:PMC6912423 fatcat:3nsyyrxhejarbosrptwlt6p5vq

Efficient Power Gating of SIMD Accelerators Through Dynamic Selective Devectorization in an HW/SW Codesigned Environment

Rakesh Kumar, Alejandro Martínez, Antonio González
2014 ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO)  
Leakage energy is a growing concern in current and future microprocessors. Functional units of microprocessors are responsible for a major fraction of this energy.  ...  Power gating is one of the most widely used techniques to minimize leakage energy. Power gating turns off the functional units during the idle periods to reduce the leakage.  ...  Functional unit usage profile of an application changes during its execution. During the low utilization period the function unit is used scarcely.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2629681 fatcat:pidgahuxs5hhbfgfkzonpuhvta

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Nerve Block for the Treatment of Migraine Headaches in the Pediatric Population

2020 Pain Physician  
RESULTS: A total of 489 SPG blocks were performed in patients between ages 6 and 26 years who were diagnosed with migraine or status migrainosus.  ...  In adults, SPG block is an established treatment but there is no published literature in pediatrics. OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study is to analyze the SPG block in pediatrics.  ...  Acknowledgments All authors contributed to this manuscript in a significant manner not limited to data collection, data analyses, composition of manuscript, and revision.  ... 
doi:10.36076/ppj.2021.24.e111-e116 fatcat:53j3gsjdq5hengiyfhbnetrq5y

Dynamic Selective Devectorization for Efficient Power Gating of SIMD Units in a HW/SW Co-Designed Environment

Rakesh Kumar, Alejandro Martinez, Antonio Gonzalez
2013 2013 25th International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing  
Leakage power is a growing concern in current and future microprocessors. Functional units of microprocessors are responsible for a major fraction of this power.  ...  Power gating is one of the most widely used techniques to minimize leakage energy. Power gating turns off the functional units during the idle periods to reduce the leakage.  ...  Functional unit usage profile of an application changes during its execution. During the low utilization period the function unit is used scarcely.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sbac-pad.2013.10 dblp:conf/sbac-pad/KumarMG13 fatcat:bvnvgvtmdragfjawexumkmzf2q

Sphenopalatine ganglion block in primary headaches

John G. Burkett, Matthew S. Robbins, Carrie E. Robertson, Mihriye Mete, Nicolas P. Saikali, Rashmi B. Halker Singh, Jessica Ailani
2019 Neurology Clinical Practice  
SPG blocks were mostly used as an as-needed one-time procedure. When a scheduled protocol was used, twice weekly for 6 weeks was most common.  ...  There remains an overall lack of well-established SPG treatment protocols, particularly with the advent of newer commercial devices.  ...  Full disclosure form information provided by the authors is available with the full text of this article at Neurology.org/cp. Publication history  ... 
doi:10.1212/cpj.0000000000000773 pmid:33520413 pmcid:PMC7837428 fatcat:qwhohhvmmjhsxg5526hkhflvsy
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