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Prostate Cancer–specific Survival After Radical Prostatectomy Is Improved Among Metformin Users but Not Among Other Antidiabetic Drug Users
Background: Metformin has been linked to improved survival among diabetic prostate cancer (PCa) patients, while hyperinsulinemia and insulin usage has been related to worse prognosis. Objective: To evaluate the association ...
Digital rectal examination in prostate cancer screening at PSA level 3.0-3.9 ng/ml : long-term results from a randomized trial
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate digital rectal examination (DRE) as a predictor of prostate cancer (PC) at serum PSA level 3.0-3.9 ng/ml. We compared the PC incidence rates of men with different screening test results in this PSA ...
Outcomes following the operative treatment of intra-articular fracture combined with medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction after patellar dislocation
Purpose: We examine the outcomes following operative treatment of intra-articular fracture combined with medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction after patella dislocation. Methods: Patients were retrospectively ...
Scandinavian Olecranon Research in the Elderly (SCORE) : protocol for a non-inferiority, randomised, controlled, multicentre trial comparing operative and conservative treatment of olecranon fractures in the elderly
INTRODUCTION: The incidence of olecranon fractures is growing in the elderly population. The traditional operative approach is giving way among the elderly to conservative treatment, which seems to provide a comparable ...
Pregnancy and delivery after pelvic fracture in fertile-aged women : A nationwide population-based cohort study in Finland
Objective: Only a few small studies have assessed the effects of pelvic fractures on pregnancies, deliveries, and rates of cesarean sections. We aimed to evaluate the effect of pelvic fractures on subsequent pregnancy and ...
A systematic review of surgical intervention in the treatment of hamstring tendon ruptures : current evidence on the impact on patient outcomes
Hamstring injuries are among the most common muscle injuries. They have been reported in many different sports, such as running, soccer, track and field, rugby, and waterskiing. However, they are also present among the ...
In-Hospital Intravenous Thrombolysis Offers No Benefit in Mechanical Thrombectomy in Optimized Tertiary Stroke Center Setting
Purpose: Mechanical thrombectomy (MT) is the first-line treatment in acute stroke patients presenting with large vessel occlusion (LVO). The efficacy of intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) prior to MT is being contested. The ...
The Cardiovascular-Mortality-Based Estimate for Normal Range of the Ankle–Brachial Index (ABI)
Background: The ankle–brachial index (ABI) is a first-line examination in cardiovascular risk evaluation. Since cut-off values for normal ABI vary, the aim of the present study was to identify the cardiovascular-mortality-based ...