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CT computed tomography
Injury radiography and computed tomography (CT) were performed to determine the Neer classification.
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COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Statistically significant mortality risk factors after operative treatment included age older than 75 years, male sex, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cerebrovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, a concomitant fracture, congestive heart failure, and osteoporotic fracture.
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PDAC pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
Methods A retrospective analysis of all PD patients with histologically-confirmed pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), ampullary adenocarcinoma (AA), or distal cholangiocarcinoma (CC) from September 1st, 2006 to May 31st, 2015 was carried out.
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lncRNAs long non-coding RNAs
BACKGROUND Recent studies have indicated that a special class of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs), namely Transcribed-Ultraconservative Regions are transcribed from specific DNA regions (T-UCRs), 100[Formula: see text] conserved in human, mouse, and rat genomes.
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VTE venous thromboembolism
PURPOSE Preoperative deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a risk factor for postoperative venous thromboembolism (VTE), causing severe mortality.
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ESRD end-stage renal disease
Sleep apnea (SA) is highly prevalent in the end-stage renal disease (ESRD) population.
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PROMs patient-reported outcome measures
Patients were assessed before and after injection (8 weeks and 4, 6, 12, and 24 months) with a range of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs), including the 33-item International Hip Outcome Tool, Hip Outcome Score, modified Harris Hip Score, the Tegner Activity Score, a visual analog scale assessing the frequency and severity of hip pain, and a Global Rating of Change scale.
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IDF International Diabetes Federation
Three sets of criteria were used for MetS diagnosis: Joint Interim Statement (JIS), International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and modified National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP-ATPIII).
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SG sleeve gastrectomy
BACKGROUND The sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is associated with postoperative gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
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SSI surgical site infection
PURPOSE To compare clinical outcomes for open, laparoscopic, and robotic hernia repairs for direct, unilateral inguinal hernia repairs, with particular focus on 30-day morbidity surgical site infection (SSI); surgical site occurrence (SSO); SSI/SSO requiring procedural interventions (SSOPI), reoperation, and recurrence.
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