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Identifying risk factors for breast cancer specific to women in their 40s could inform screening decisions.
To determine what factors increase risk for breast cancer in women aged 40 to 49 years and the magnitude of risk for each factor.
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Circulating concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25-(OH)D] are used to define vitamin D deficiency. Current clinical 25-(OH)D targets based on associations with intermediate markers of bone metabolism may not reflect optimal levels for other chronic diseases and do not account for know
Timing of initiation of screening for breast cancer is controversial in the United States.
To determine the threshold relative risk (RR) at which the harm–benefit ratio of screening women aged 40 to 49 years equals that of biennial screening for women aged 50 to 74 years.
Despite recent improvements in survival after acute myocardial infarction (AMI), U.S. hospitals vary 2-fold in their 30-day risk-standardized mortality rates (RSMRs). Nevertheless, information is limited on hospital-level factors that may be associated with RSMRs.
Objective Acinic (or acinar) cell carcinoma (ACC) represents approximately 10% of salivary gland malignant tumors and most commonly occurs in the parotid gland. It carries a propensity for locoregional and distant metastasis. Although it is selectively used as an adjuvant in this tumor, radiotherapmai mult [no title]
Objectives To evaluate the incidence of acute mastoiditis in children in the United States over the years 1997 through 2006 and to explore possible explanations for the conflicting conclusions of recent studies of this topic.
Design Comparison of periodic incidence over a decade.
Setting Academicmai mult [no title]
Objectives Microarray analyses of sinus mucosa in pediatric patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) have recently demonstrated increased messenger RNA expression of the inflammatory chemokines CXCL5 and CXCL13 and of the innate immune mediators β-defensin 1 (DEFB1), serum amyloid A2 (SAA2), andmai mult [no title]
Objective To examine the association between cochlear nerve canal (CNC) dimensions and sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL).
Design Retrospective review.
Setting Tertiary pediatric hospital.
Patients Children with SNHL and CNC stenosis.
Intervention The CNCs measured in axial and 45° oblique planemai mult [no title]