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Outcomes following total laryngectomy for squamous cell carcinoma: one centre experience
(Elsevier Masson, 2012)
Objectives: To evaluate the clinical outcomes of total laryngectomy (TL), complications and factors affecting survival. Design: Retrospective review of hospital electronic database for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma ...
MicroRNA-519a is a novel oncomir conferring tamoxifen resistance by targeting a network of tumour-suppressor genes in ER+ breast cancer
(John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2014)
Tamoxifen is an endocrine therapy which is administered to up to 70% of all breast cancer patients with oestrogen receptor alpha (ERα) expression. Despite the initial response, most patients eventually acquire resistance ...
Cultural Bases for Self-Evaluation: Seeing Oneself Positively in Different Cultural Contexts
(SAGE Publications Inc.SAGE, 2014)
Several theories propose that self-esteem, or positive self-regard, results from fulfilling the value priorities of one's surrounding culture. Yet, surprisingly little evidence exists for this assertion, and theories differ ...
Exploring the sociotropy-autonomy dimensions in a sample of Turkish psychiatric inpatients
The present study explored the constructs of sociotropy and autonomy with a group of Turkish depressed inpatients, who were administered the Beck Depression Inventory, the Dysfunctional Attitudes Scale, the Automatic ...
Analysis of MYH Tyr165Cys and Gly382Asp variants in childhood leukemias
[No abstract available]
Polymorphism of spermatocytic seminoma. A morphometric study
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 1994)
Spermatocytic seminoma (SS) is one of the testicular tumours. It is distinguished from other germ cell neoplasms by a special type of polymorphism. The aim of the present study was a morphometric analysis (Microplane II ...
The impact of democracy and media freedom on under-5 mortality, 1961–2011
(Elsevier Ltd, 2017)
Do democracies produce better health outcomes for children than autocracies? We argue that (1) democratic governments have an incentive to reduce child mortality among low-income families and (2) that media freedom enhances ...
Reliability and validity of the pain anxiety symptom scale in Persian speaking chronic low back pain patients
(Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2017)
Study Design. Psychometric testing of the Persian version of Pain Anxiety Symptom Scale 20. Objective. The aim of this study was to assess the reliability and construct validity of the PASS-20 in nonspecific chronic low ...
The resource curse and child mortality, 1961–2011
(Elsevier Ltd, 2017)
There is now an extensive literature on the adverse effect of petroleum wealth on the political, economic and social well-being of a country. In this study we examine whether the so-called resource curse extends to the ...
Data mining experiments on the Angiotensin II-Antagonist in Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation (ANTIPAF-AFNET 2) trial: ‘exposing the invisible’
(Oxford University Press, 2016)
Aims: The aims of this study include (i) pursuing data-mining experiments on the Angiotensin II-Antagonist in Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation (ANTIPAF-AFNET 2) trial dataset containing atrial fibrillation (AF) burden scores ...