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    • Use of Surgisis for Treatment of Anterior and Posterior Vaginal Prolapse 

      Armitage, Sara; Seman, Elvis Ivan; Keirse, Marc Jozef (Hindawi, 2012-01-15)
      Aim. To evaluate the anatomical success and complication rate of Surgisis in the repair of anterior and posterior vaginal wall prolapse. Methods. A retrospective review of 65 consecutive Surgisis prolapse repairs, involving ...
    • The use of the hand anatomic index to assess deformity and impaired function in systemic sclerosis. 

      Roberts-Thomson, A J; Massy-Westropp, Nicola; Smith, Malcolm Douglas; Ahern, Michael John; Highton, John; Roberts-Thomson, Peter John (Springer - www. springerlink.com, 2006-03)
    • Use of ticagrelor alongside fibrinolytic therapy in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: Practical perspectives based on data from the TREAT study 

      Berwanger, Otavio; Abdelhamid, Magdy; Alexander, Thomas; Averkov, Oleg; Aylward, Philip Edmund; Contreras Zuniga, Eduardo; Halvorsen, Sigrun; Iglesias, Ricardo; Abdul Kader, Muhamad A SK; Zubaid, Mohammad; Al Habib, Khalid F (Wiley, 2018-08-11)
      Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is the preferred reperfusion method in patients with ST‐segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). In patients with STEMI who cannot undergo timely primary PCI, ...
    • Using biological networks to integrate, visualize and analyze genomics data 

      Charitou, T; Bryan, K; Lynn, David J (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Abstract Network biology is a rapidly developing area of biomedical research and reflects the current view that complex phenotypes, such as disease susceptibility, are not the result of single gene mutations that act in ...
    • Using BOX-PCR to exclude a clonal outbreak of melioidosis 

      Currie, Bart John; Gal, Daniel; Mayo, Mark J; Ward, Linda Maree; Godoy, Daniel; Spratt, Brian G; LiPuma, John J (BioMed Central - http://www.biomedcentral.com, 2007-06-30)
      Background Although melioidosis in endemic regions is usually caused by a diverse range of Burkholderia pseudomallei strains, clonal outbreaks from contaminated potable water have been described. Furthermore B. pseudomallei ...
    • Using care plans to better manage multimorbidity 

      Morgan, Mark Andrew; Coates, Michael J; Dunbar, James A (Australasian Medical Journal, 2015-08)
      Background The health care for patients having two or more long-term medical conditions is fragmented between specialists, allied health professionals, and general practitioners (GPs), each keeping separate medical records. ...
    • Validating injury burden estimates using population birth cohorts and longitudinal cohort studies of injury outcomes: the VIBES-Junior study protocol 

      Gabbe, Belinda J; Dipnall, Joanna F; Lynch, John W; Rivara, Frederick P; Lyons, Ronan; Ameratunga, Shanthi; Brussoni, Mariana; Lecky, Fiona E; Bradley, Clare Eileen; Simpson, Pam M; Beck, Ben; Demmler, Joanne C; Lyons, Jane; Schneeberg, Amy; Harrison, James Edward (BMJ Publishing Group, 2018-07-06)
      Introduction Traumatic injury is a leading contributor to the global disease burden in children and adolescents, but methods used to estimate burden do not account for differences in patterns of injury and recovery between ...
    • Validation of Predictive Score of 30-Day Hospital Readmission or Death among Patients with Heart Failure 

      Huynh, Quan; Negishi, Kazuaki; De Pasquale, Carmine Gerardo; Hare, James L; Leung, Dominic; Stanton, Tony; Marwick, Thomas H (Elsevier, 2017-10-31)
      Existing prediction algorithms for the identification of heart failure (HF) patients at high risk of readmission or death after hospital discharge are only modestly effective. We sought to validate a recently developed ...
    • The value of a causal loop diagram in exploring the complex interplay of factors that influence health promotion in a multisectoral health system in Australia 

      Baugh Littlejohns, Lori; Baum, Fran; Lawless, Angela Patricia; Freeman, Toby (BioMed Central, 2018-12-29)
      Background Despite calls for the application of complex systems science in empirical studies of health promotion, there are very few examples. The aim of this paper was to use a complex systems approach to examine the ...
    • Variations within oxygen-regulated gene expression in humans 

      Brooks, Jerome T S; Elvidge, G; Glenny, L; Gleadle, Jonathan; Liu, C; Schofield, C; Ratcliffe, P (American Physiological Society, 2009-01)
      The effects of hypoxia on gene transcription are mainly mediated by a transcription factor complex termed hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF). Genetic manipulation of animals and studies of humans with rare hereditary disease ...
    • Vegetable Diversity, Injurious Falls, and Fracture Risk in Older Women: A Prospective Cohort Study 

      Sim, Marc; Blekkenhorst, Lauren C; Lewis, Joshua R; Bondonno, Catherine P; Devine, Amanda; Zhu, Kun; Woodman, Richard John; Prince, Richard L; Hodgson, Jonathan M (MDPI, 2018-08-13)
      The importance of vegetable diversity for the risk of falling and fractures is unclear. Our objective was to examine the relationship between vegetable diversity with injurious falling and fractures leading to hospitalization ...
    • Vessel calibre and haemoglobin effects on pulse oximetry 

      McEwen, Mark; Bull, Geoff; Reynolds, Karen Jane (IOP Publishing, 2009)
      Despite its success as a clinical monitoring tool, pulse oximetry may be improved with respect to the need for empirical calibration and the reports of biases in readings associated with peripheral vasoconstriction and ...
    • VHL-dependent regulation of microRNAs in renal cancer 

      Neal, Calida S; Michael, Michael Zenon; Rawlings, Lesley H; van der Hoek, Mark; Gleadle, Jonathan (BioMed Central, 2010-10)
      Background The commonest histological type of renal cancer, clear cell renal cell carcinoma (cc RCC), is associated with genetic and epigenetic changes in the von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) tumour suppressor. VHL inactivation ...
    • Viperin is an important host restriction factor in control of Zika virus infection 

      van der Hoek, Kylie H; Eyre, Nicholas S; Shue, Byron; Khantisitthiporn, Onruedee; Glab-Ampi, Kittirat; Carr, Jill; Gartner, Matthew J; Jolly, Lachlan A; Thomas, Paul Q; Adikusuma, Fatwa; Jankovic-Karasoulos, Tanja; Roberts, Claire T; Helbig, Karla J; Beard, Michael (Nature Publishing Group, 2017-06-30)
      Zika virus (ZIKV) infection has emerged as a global health threat and infection of pregnant women causes intrauterine growth restriction, spontaneous abortion and microcephaly in newborns. Here we show using biologically ...
    • Visceral pain – Novel approaches for optogenetic control of spinal afferents 

      Spencer, Nicholas John; Hibberd, Timothy J; Lagerström, Malin; Otsuka, Yoichiro; Kelley, Nigel (Elsevier, 2018-02-07)
      Painful stimuli arising within visceral organs are detected by peripheral nerve endings of spinal afferents, whose cell bodies are located in dorsal root ganglia (DRG). Recent technical advances have made it possible to ...
    • Visual approach computation in feeding hoverflies 

      Thyselius, Malin; Gonzalez-Bellido, Paloma; Wardill, Trevor; Nordstrom, Karin (Company of Biologists, 2018-05-02)
      On warm sunny days, female hoverflies are often observed feeding from a wide range of wild and cultivated flowers. In doing so, hoverflies serve a vital role as alternative pollinators, and are suggested to be the most ...
    • Volar plating in distal radius fractures: A prospective clinical study on efficacy of dorsal tangential views to avoid screw penetration 

      Bergsma, Minke; Doornberg, Job N; Duit, Robin; Saarig, Aimane; Worsley, David; Jaarsma, Ruurd Lucas (Elsevier, 2018-06-22)
      The purpose of this prospective cohort study of patients treated with volar plating for distal radius fractures is to evaluate the efficacy (defined as detection rate, or the ability to detect dorsally protruding screws) ...
    • Wellbeing intervention for chronic kidney disease (WICKD): a randomised controlled trial study protocol 

      Dingwall, Kylie M; Nagel, Tricia; Hughes, Jaquelyne T; Kavanagh, David J; Cass, Alan; Howard, Kirsten; Sweet, Michelle; Brown, Sarah; Sajiv, Cherian; Majoni, Sandawana William (BioMed Central, 2019-01-08)
      Background Incidence of end stage kidney disease (ESKD) for Indigenous Australians is especially high in remote and very remote areas of Australia (18 and 20 times the rate of comparable non-Indigenous people). Relocating ...
    • What Indigenous Australian clients value about primary health care: a systematic review of qualitative evidence 

      Gomersall, Judith Streak; Gibson, Odette; Dwyer, Judith Margaret; O'Donnell, Kim Michelle; Stephenson, Matthew; Carter, Drew; Canuto, Kootsy; Munn, Zachary; Aromataris, Edoardo; Brown, Alex (Wiley, 2017-07-16)
      Objective: To synthesise client perceptions of the unique characteristics and value of care provided in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) compared to mainstream/general practitioner services, ...
    • What is the role of endogenous gut serotonin in the control of gastrointestinal motility? 

      Keating, Damien John; Spencer, Nicholas John (Elsevier, 2018-06-21)
      In recent years, there have been dramatic changes in our understanding of the role of endogenous 5-Hydroxytryptamine (5-HT or serotonin) in the control of gastrointestinal (GI) motility. Whilst it is well accepted that ...