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A Computed Microtomography Method for Understanding Epiphyseal Growth Plate Fusion

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Staines, K. A., Lee, P. D., Pitsillides, A. A., Staines, K., Madi, K., Javaheri, B., …Pitsillides, A. (2018)
A Computed Microtomography Method for Understanding Epiphyseal Growth Plate Fusion. Frontiers in Materials, 4, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmats.2017.00048
The epiphyseal growth plate is a developmental region responsible for linear bone growth, in which chondrocytes undertake a tightly regulated series of biological processes. C...

Pressure ulcer grading tools: how reliable are they?

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Sharp, A. (2004)
Pressure ulcer grading tools: how reliable are they?. Journal of Wound Care, 13(2), 75-77. https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2004.13.2.26579
Reports have indicated that 45\% of some hospital populations have a degree of tissue damage as a result of pressure. The reliability and validity of pressure ulcer risk asses...

Methods of hysterectomy: should women have a say?

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Entwistle, V. A., MacLennan, G., Skea, Z., Bhattacharya, S., & Williams, B. (2005)
Methods of hysterectomy: should women have a say?. BMJ, 331(7512), 351.3-352. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7512.351-b
Item is a letter to the Editor. No abstract available.

Great Britain's Olympians with generalised joint hypermobility have a higher prevalence of knee osteoarthritis.

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Cooper, D. J., Scammell, B. E., Batt, M. E., & Palmer-Green, D. (2016)
Great Britain's Olympians with generalised joint hypermobility have a higher prevalence of knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 24(Sup. 1), S218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2016.01.421
Purpose: Individuals with generalized joint hypermobility (GJH) are reported, in the clinical setting, to be at greater risk of developing musculoskeletal related joint pain, ...

A Study of the Effect of Physical Sports Injury on the Glycosylation Patterns of Alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein

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Surradge, W. A Study of the Effect of Physical Sports Injury on the Glycosylation Patterns of Alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6539
Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein (AGP) is a 43kDa glycoprotein, so called due to the post-translational addition of carbohydrate units to the main protein. AGP is the second most abu...

Creatine-Kinase- and exercise-related muscle damage implications for muscle performance and recovery

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Baird, M. F., Graham, S. M., Baker, J. S., & Bickerstaff, G. F. (2012)
Creatine-Kinase- and exercise-related muscle damage implications for muscle performance and recovery. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, 2012, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/960363
The appearance of creatine kinase (CK) in blood has been generally considered to be an indirect marker of muscle damage, particularly for diagnosis of medical conditions such ...

Presumed Consent to Organ Donation in Three European Countries

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Neades, B. L. (2009)
Presumed Consent to Organ Donation in Three European Countries. Nursing Ethics, 16(3), 267-282. doi:10.1177/0969733009102687
United Kingdom Transplant reported that, during 2007—2008, a total of 7655 people were awaiting a transplant; however, only 3235 organs were available via the current `opt in'...

Protracted diagnosis of ACNES: a costly exercise

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Dancer, S. J., Macpherson, S. G., & de Beaux, A. C. (2018)
Protracted diagnosis of ACNES: a costly exercise. Journal of Surgical Case Reports, 2018(9), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjy230
This case report summarizes the course of events leading to diagnosis and eventual repair of anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome (ACNES) in a 58-year-old female. The ...

Remote ischaemic preconditioning in orthotopic liver transplantation (RIPCOLT trial): a pilot randomized controlled feasibility study

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Robertson, F. P., Goswami, R., Wright, G. P., Imber, C., Sharma, D., Malago, M., …Davidson, B. R. (2017)
Remote ischaemic preconditioning in orthotopic liver transplantation (RIPCOLT trial): a pilot randomized controlled feasibility study. HPB, 19(9), 757-767. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2017.05.005
Background Ischaemia Reperfusion (IR) injury is a major cause of morbidity, mortality and graft loss following Orthotopic Liver Transplantation (OLT). Utilising marginal graft...

Interactions Between Autophagy and the Unfolded Protein Response: Implications for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Hooper, K. M., Barlow, P. G., Henderson, P., & Stevens, C. (2019)
Interactions Between Autophagy and the Unfolded Protein Response: Implications for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 25(4), 661-671. https://doi.org/10.1093/ibd/izy380
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which includes Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis, is characterised by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Aetiology...