September 2018 - Volume 97 - Issue 36
pp: e11573-e12288

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Is the combined application of both drain-clamping and tranexamic acid superior to the single use of either application in patients with total-knee arthroplasty?: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Han, Yan-hong; Huang, He-tao; Pan, Jian-ke; More

Medicine. 97(36):e11573, September 2018.

Clinical Case Report


Acute intermittent porphyria presenting with seizures and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: Two case reports and a literature review

Zheng, Xueping; Liu, Xuejun; Wang, Yan; More

Medicine. 97(36):e11665, September 2018.

Incidental finding of a breast carcinoma on Ga-68-DOTA-1-Nal3-octreotide positron emission tomography/computed tomography performed for the evaluation of a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor: A case report

Sampaio Vieira, Tiago; Borges Faria, Diogo; Souto Moura, Conceição; More

Medicine. 97(36):e11878, September 2018.

Therapeutic challenges in pregnant women with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria: A case report

Bastos, Juliana Marques Coelho; Pinheiro, Patrícia Leal; Rocha, Lissa Canedo; More

Medicine. 97(36):e12155, September 2018.

Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology


Quality Improvement Study


Observational Study


Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) elastography and strain ratio, could it help in differentiating malignant from benign pancreatic lesions?

Okasha, Hussein Hassan; Mahdy, Reem Ezzat; Elkholy, Shaimaa; More

Medicine. 97(36):e11689, September 2018.

Arterial stiffness but not endothelial dysfunction is associated with multidrug antihypertensive therapy and nondipper blood pressure pattern in kidney transplant recipients

Kolonko, Aureliusz; Bartmanska, Magdalena; Slabiak-Blaz, Natalia; More

Medicine. 97(36):e11870, September 2018.

Hospital readmission with Clostridium difficile infection as a secondary diagnosis is associated with worsened outcomes and greater revenue loss relative to principal diagnosis: A retrospective cohort study

Zilberberg, Marya D.; Nathanson, Brian H.; Marcella, Stephen; More

Medicine. 97(36):e12212, September 2018.

Acid base variables predict survival early in the course of treatment with continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration

Passos, Rogério da Hora; Caldas, Juliana Ribeiro; Ramos, João Gabriel Rosa; More

Medicine. 97(36):e12221, September 2018.