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Geography & Life Sciences: Chapter 45596

Chapter 45596 provides bibliographic information on scholary research in geography and in the life sciences.

Comparison of perpetration characteristics between male juvenile and adult sexual offenders: preliminary results. Sexual Abuse 12(3): 179-188

Comparison of personal and computer-assisted instruction for children with autism. Mental Retardation 31(6): 368-376

Comparison of personality styles between students enrolled in osteopathic medical, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and occupational therapy programs. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 98(11): 637-641

Comparison of personnel radiation dosimetry from myocardial perfusion scintigraphy: technetium-99m-sestamibi versus thallium-201. Journal of Nuclear Medicine 34(7): 1210-1213

Comparison of pertechnetate and radioiodine thyroid scintiscans in thyroid disease. Journal of Nuclear Biology and Medicine 37(1): 12-17

Comparison of phacoemulsification and planned extracapsular cataract extraction. Klinische Monatsblatter für Augenheilkunde 203(2): 93-98

Comparison of phacotrabeculectomy with 5-fluorouracil, mitomycin-C, and without antifibrotic agents. Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers 30(5): 367-374

Comparison of phantom and computer-simulated MR images of flow in a convergent geometry: implications for improved two-dimensional MR angiography. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 5(6): 677-683

Comparison of pharmacokinetic MRI and [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose PET in the diagnosis of breast cancer: initial experience. European Radiology 11(10): 2058-2070

Comparison of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic data of interferon-beta 1a preparations after intramuscular and subcutaneous administration. Arzneimittel-Forschung 48(10): 1043-1046

Comparison of pharmacokinetic interactions and physiologically based pharmacokinetic modeling of PCB 153 and PCB 126 in nonpregnant mice, lactating mice, and suckling pups. Toxicological Sciences 65(1): 26-34

Comparison of pharmacokinetic profiles of a 17 beta-estradiol gel 0.6 mg/g (Gelestra) with a transdermal delivery system (Estraderm TTS 50) in postmenopausal women at steady state. Maturitas 40(3): 203-209

Comparison of pharmacokinetics and dynamics of two dosage regimens of foscarnet in AIDS patients with Cytomegalovirus retinitis. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 52(5): 397-401

Comparison of pharmacokinetics of 5-FU and alpha-fluoro-beta-alanine, a metabolite of 5-FU, in plasma after administration of UFT, tegafur, 5-FU or doxifluridine to rats. Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & ChemoTherapy 27(6): 885-890

Comparison of pharmacokinetics of Neoral and Sandimmune in stable pediatric liver transplant recipients. Liver Transplantation and Surgery 5(2): 107-111

Comparison of pharmacokinetics of a conjugated equine estrogen preparation (premarin) and a synthetic mixture of estrogens (C.E.S.) in postmenopausal women. Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation 7(3): 175-183

Comparison of pharmacologic stress agents. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 3(6 Pt 2): S22-S26

Comparison of pharmacological effects between cultispecies Sichuan Fritillary bulb (F. wabueasis, F. mellea) and wild Sichuan Fritillary bulb (F. unibracteata). Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 23(1): 14-6, 61

Comparison of pharmacological treatment versus acupuncture treatment for migraine without aura--analysis of socio-medical parameters. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 20(3): 231-240

Comparison of phased-array and body coils for MR imaging of liver. Clinical Radiology 52(10): 745-749

Comparison of phenobarbitone, phenytoin with sodium valproate: randomized, double-blind study. Indian Pediatrics 33(7): 549-555

Comparison of phenol block and botulinus toxin type A in the treatment of spastic foot after stroke: a randomized, double-blind trial. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 77(6): 510-515

Comparison of phenotypes of polycystic kidney disease types 1 and 2. European PKD1-PKD2 Study Group. Lancet 353(9147): 103-107

Comparison of phenotypic and functional dendritic cells derived from human umbilical cord blood and peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Journal of HematoTherapy & Stem Cell Research 11(2): 337-347

Comparison of phenotypic and functional properties of immediately ex vivo and cultured human adult microglia. Glia 18(1): 1-10

Comparison of phenotypic and genotypic markers for characterization of an outbreak of Salmonella serotype Havana in captive raptors. Journal of Applied Microbiology 94(1): 65-72

Comparison of phosphocreatine concentration in the human masseter and medial pterygoid muscles by 31P-CSI. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation 28(11): 1075-1079

Comparison of phosphodiesterase isozymes in rodent parotid glands. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 124(4): 397-403

Comparison of phospholipase production in Cryptococcus neoformans isolates from AIDS patients and bird droppings. Mycopathologia 142(2): 71-76

Comparison of photo-activation versus chemical or dual-curing of resin-based luting cements regarding flexural strength, modulus and surface hardness. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation 28(11): 1022-1028

Comparison of photometric cyanmethemoglobin and automated methods for hemoglobin estimation. Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad 14(3): 22-23

Comparison of photorefractive keratectomy and laser in situ keratomileusis for myopia of -6 D or less using the Nidek EC-5000 laser. Journal of Refractive Surgery 16(6): 711-715

Comparison of photorefractive keratectomy for myopia using 5 mm and 6 mm diameter ablation zones. Journal of Refractive Surgery 12(2): S275-S277

Comparison of photorefractive keratectomy on one eye and laser in situ keratomileusis on the other eye of the same patient. Journal of Refractive Surgery 15(2 Suppl): S225-S226

Comparison of photorefractive keratectomy, astigmatic PRK, laser in situ keratomileusis, and astigmatic LASIK in the treatment of myopia. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 28(3): 462-476

Comparison of photosensitizer (AIPcS2) quantification techniques: in situ fluorescence microsampling versus tissue chemical extraction. Photochemistry and Photobiology 74(3): 453-460

Comparison of phototoxicity mechanism between pulsed and continuous wave irradiation in photodynamic therapy. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. B, Biology 53(1-3): 53-59

Comparison of physical activity in adolescents with cystic fibrosis versus age-matched controls. Pediatric Pulmonology 30(2): 86-91

Comparison of physical and emotional side effects of progesterone or medroxyprogesterone in early postmenopausal women. Menopause 9(4): 253-263

Comparison of physical health benefits utilization. Mental and physical health claimants, 1989 and 1990. Journal of Occupational Medicine. 35(3): 275-281

Comparison of physical, psychological, and social resources and their effects on mental well-being between young-old and old-old Japanese elderly. Japanese Journal of Public Health 47(7): 589-601

Comparison of physician based reporting of tobacco attributable deaths and computer derived estimates of smoking attributable deaths, Oregon, 1989 to 1996. Tobacco Control 10(2): 161-164

Comparison of physiologic methods of determination of occlusal vertical dimension in edentulous persons. Vojnosanitetski Pregled 58(4): 381-387

Comparison of physiological characteristics of different ecotype plants. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao 11(1): 53-56

Comparison of phytotherapy (Permixon) with finasteride in the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia: a randomized international study of 1,098 patients. Prostate 29(4): 231-40; Discussion 241-2

Comparison of pi-Bond Strengths in M-E (M = B, Al, Ga; E = O, N, S) Compounds. Ab Initio Calculation of Rotational Barriers. Inorganic Chemistry 36(7): 1431-1436

Comparison of pig cornea preservation solutions using quantitative 31P NMR spectroscopy. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 29(1): 107-109

Comparison of pig, human and rat hepatocytes as a source of liver specific metabolic functions in culture systems--implications for use in bioartificial liver devices. International Journal of Artificial Organs 24(6): 392-396

Comparison of pinning parameters between low-Tc superconductors and YBa2Cu3O7- delta. Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter 52(10): 7689-7700

Comparison of piroxicam and naproxen in osteoarthritis of the foot. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 84(7): 348-354

Comparison of plain radiographs and CT scans in instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion. Orthopedics 21(2): 165-167

Comparison of plain radiographs and magnetic resonance images in the evaluation of periosteal reaction and osteoid matrix in osteosarcomas. Magma 9(1-2): 72-80

Comparison of planar and SPECT 99Tcm-DMSA scintigraphy for the detection of renal cortical defects in children. Nuclear Medicine Communications 14(2): 82-86

Comparison of planar and SPECT scintimammography with 99mTc-sestamibi in the diagnosis of breast carcinoma. Acta Radiologica 40(2): 176-180

Comparison of planar imaging and single-photon emission computed tomography for the detection and localization of coronary artery disease. International Journal of Cardiac Imaging 9(2): 113-119

Comparison of planimetry and image analysis for the discrimination between normal and abnormal cells in cytological smears of suspicious lesions of the oral cavity. Cytopathology 4(1): 27-35

Comparison of plasma and peritoneal concentrations of various categories of MRI blood pool agents in a murine experimental pharmacokinetic model. Magma 12(2-3): 82-87

Comparison of plasma and serum for antibody detection using DiaMed microtubes. Transfusion Medicine 6(1): 65-67

Comparison of plasma and tissue levels of ZD1694 (Tomudex), a highly polyglutamatable quinazoline thymidylate synthase inhibitor, in preclinical models. British Journal of Cancer 77(2): 221-226

Comparison of plasma and urinary phytoestrogens in Japanese and Finnish women by time-resolved fluoroimmunoassay. Biofactors 12(1-4): 217-225

Comparison of plasma androgen glucuronide levels after percutaneous or peroral androgen treatment in men: evidence for important splanchnic contribution to plasma 17 beta-hydroxyandrogen glucuronides. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 76(2): 429-431

Comparison of plasma ascorbate status between diabetic retinopathy subjects with and without photo-coagulation therapy. Bangladesh Medical Research Council Bulletin 19(2): 39-44

Comparison of plasma exchange (PEX) vs. double filtration plasmapheresis (DFPP) with or without steroid administration in a case of MPO-ANCA-positive immune complex type crescentic glomerulonephritis. Nihon Jinzo Gakkai Shi 42(5): 374-380

Comparison of plasma fibrinogen level in members of Uygur family of longevity and non-longevity in Xinjiang. Wei Sheng Yan Jiu 27(5): 315-6, 327

Comparison of plasma lipid and lipoprotein profiles in hypertensive black versus white men. Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group on Antihypertensive Agents. American Journal of Cardiology 78(11): 1236-1241

Comparison of plasma membrane H+-ATPase activity in vesicles obtained from dry and hydrated maize embryos. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1414(1-2): 175-187

Comparison of plasma polymerase chain reaction and pp65-antigenemia assay in the quantification of cytomegalovirus in liver and kidney transplant patients. Journal of Clinical Virology 22(1): 111-116

Comparison of plasma thyroxin and insulin concentrations between 10-day old layer and broiler chickens. Zhongguo Ying Yong Sheng Li Xue Za Zhi 13(3): 271-274

Comparison of plasma total homocysteine determinations in 9 French hospital laboratories by using 6 different methods. Annales de Biologie Clinique 60(4): 421-428

Comparison of plastic prostheses and self-expandable metallic stents in the treatment of malignant esophageal stenosis. Japanese Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 49(11): 641-645

Comparison of platelet activation and procoagulant activity of blood cells in healthy pregnant women and EPH-gestosis patients. Ginekologia Polska 71(6): 474-479

Comparison of platelet aggregability in Japanese type 2 diabetic patients with and without microalbuminuria. Diabetic Medicine 10(7): 643-646

Comparison of platelet and leukocyte content in platelet concentrates obtained from CS-3000 and third generation (CS-3000 plus and Cobe-Spectra) cell separators. Acta Haematologica Polonica 26(3): 285-289

Comparison of platelet concentrates obtained using blood cell separators with continuous flow: CS-3000 and Cobe-Spectra. Acta Haematologica Polonica 25(2): 129-134

Comparison of platelet counts in simultaneous venous and capillary blood samples using an automated platelet analyser. Singapore Medical Journal 36(3): 263-266

Comparison of platelet loss during leukocyte reduction at 4, 24, and 48 hours postcollection using a Closed System Apheresis Kit with Integral filter. Journal of Clinical Apheresis 12(1): 14-17

Comparison of pleural fluid cytology and pleural biopsy in the evaluation of pleural effusion. Journal of the Indian Medical Association 93(8): 307-309

Comparison of ploidy status of melanoma metastases in different locations. International Journal of Molecular Medicine 2(1): 113-116

Comparison of pneumatic retinopexy and scleral buckling in the management of primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. American Journal of Ophthalmology 127(6): 741-743

Comparison of pneumatic retinopexy and scleral buckling in the management of primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Southern Wisconsin Pneumatic Retinopexy Study Group. American Journal of Ophthalmology 126(5): 658-668

Comparison of pneumococcal polysaccharide and CRM197-conjugated pneumococcal oligosaccharide vaccines in young and elderly adults. Infection and Immunity 65(1): 242-247

Comparison of pneumoperitoneum and abdominal wall lifting as to hemodynamics and surgical stress response during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surgical Endoscopy 12(2): 124-128

Comparison of pocket-computer memory aids for people with brain injury. Brain Injury 15(9): 787-800

Comparison of poison exposure data: NHIS and TESS data. Journal of Toxicology. Clinical Toxicology 40(7): 839-845

Comparison of polarity profiles by novelty filters. Zeitschrift für Psychologie Mit Zeitschrift für Angewandte Psychologie 202(2): 161-171

Comparison of polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis & silver staining method with ELISA for rotavirus detection. Indian Journal of Medical Research 99: 61-64

Comparison of polyamine analogue toxicity in two cell lines (HL-60 & MCF-7). Biochemical Society Transactions 26(4): S371-S371

Comparison of polyclonal induction agents in pediatric renal transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation 5(3): 174-178

Comparison of polydioxanone (PDS) and polypropylene (Prolene) for Shouldice repair of primary inguinal hernias: a prospective randomised trial. European Journal of Surgery 165(4): 333-338

Comparison of polydioxanone and polyglactin 910 in intradermal repair. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 98(5): 817-820

Comparison of polyethylene glycol 3350 and lactulose for treatment of chronic constipation in children. Clinical Pediatrics 41(4): 225-229

Comparison of polyethylene glycol versus combination of magnesium sulphate and bisacodyl for colon preparation. Tropical Gastroenterology 21(1): 18-19

Comparison of polyethylene wear with femoral heads of 22 mm and 32 mm. A prospective, randomised study. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. British Volume 84(3): 447-451

Comparison of polylactide screw and expansion bolt in bioabsorbable fixation with patellar tendon bone graft for anterior cruciate ligament rupture of the knee. A preliminary study. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy 7(5): 296-302

Comparison of polymerase chain reaction and culture method for assaying ureaplysma urealyticum in urogenital specimens. Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinicae 20(4): 303-307

Comparison of polymerase chain reaction and culture techniques for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis. Molecular and Cellular Probes 7(5): 357-360

Comparison of polymerase chain reaction and monoclonal antibodies for G-typing of group A bovine rotavirus directly from fecal material. Veterinary Microbiology 51(1-2): 11-17

Comparison of polymerase chain reaction and pp65 antigen test for early detection of human cytomegalovirus in blood leukocytes of cardiac transplant recipients. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 1(3): 195-202

Comparison of polymerase chain reaction, direct immunofluorescence, cell culture and enzyme immunoassay for the detection of Chlamydia psittaci in bull semen. Veterinary Microbiology 42(4): 273-280

Comparison of polymerase chain reaction, immunohistochemistry and conventional histopathology in the diagnosis of early leprosy in Sichuan Province of China. Nihon Hansenbyo Gakkai Zasshi 69(3): 147-155

Comparison of polymerization contraction stresses between self- and light-curing composites. Journal of Dentistry 27(5): 383-389

Comparison of polymyalgia rheumatica and remitting seronegative symmetrical synovitis with pitting edema syndrome: comment on the article by Salvarani et al. Arthritis and Rheumatism 39(11): 1931-1932

Comparison of polytomography and computed tomography for fracture assessment. Skeletal Radiology 28(6): 330-335

Comparison of poor responders with good responders using intentionally frozen-thawed epididymal spermatozoa in subsequent ICSI cycles. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology 29(2): 131-134

Comparison of population survey of Multan about cigarette smoking with survey of Abbottabad. Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad 14(1): 16-19

Comparison of porcine xenografts and homografts for pulmonary valve replacement in children. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 70(3): 717-722

Comparison of pore-forming peptides from pathogenic and nonpathogenic Entamoeba histolytica. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 59(1): 101-109

Comparison of port access to sternotomy in tricuspid or mitral/tricuspid operations. Heart Surgery Forum 5(2): 136-140

Comparison of portable automated keratometry and manual keratometry for IOL calculation. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 23(8): 1213-1216

Comparison of portal CT, arterial CT and CT with intravenous contrast media in the diagnosis of hepatocarcinoma. La Radiologia Medica 85(3): 209-212

Comparison of portal pressure with intravascular esophageal variceal pressure (IEVP) directly measured with a flexible indwelling needle. Gastroenterologia Japonica 28(5): 631-637

Comparison of portal vein velocity and the hepatic venous pressure gradient in assessing the acute portal hemodynamic response to propranolol in patients with cirrhosis. American Journal of Gastroenterology 95(10): 2905-2909

Comparison of portal venous flow in cirrhotic patients with and without paraumbilical vein patency using duplex-sonography. Ultraschall in der Medizin 21(4): 165-169

Comparison of position repeatability of a human operator and an industrial manipulating robot. Computers in Biology and Medicine 28(4): 415-421

Comparison of positions of attachment sites of DNA loops to nuclear matrix, MAR-elements, and autonomously replicating sequences in the elongated region of Drosophila melanogaster X-chromosome. Molekuliarnaia Biologiia 30(5): 1184-1192

Comparison of positivity frequency of bcl-2 expression in prostate adenocarcinoma with low and high Gleason score. Sao Paulo Medical Journal 119(4): 138-141

Comparison of positivity rates for antibodies against measles, rubella, chickenpox and mumps by assays. Kansenshogaku Zasshi. Journal of the Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases 74(8): 670-674

Comparison of positron emission tomography and computed tomography in detection of recurrent and metastatic colorectal cancer. Annals of Surgical Oncology 4(8): 610-610

Comparison of positron-lifetime spectroscopy and differential dilatometric measurements of equilibrium vacancies in copper and alpha -Cu-Ge alloys. Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter 44(21): 11597-11608

Comparison of post-ERCP biological pancreatitis in chronic alcoholic and control nonalcoholic group. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 41(3): 549-549

Comparison of post-gel shrinkage strains in light-polymerized composite resins. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 88(5): 461-466

Comparison of post-liver transplantation electrocardiographic alterations between cyclosporine- and tacrolimus-treated patients. Transplantation Proceedings 31(6): 2423-2424

Comparison of post-operative pain, stress response, and quality of life in port access vs. standard sternotomy coronary bypass patients. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 16 Suppl 2: S39-S42

Comparison of post-stress ejection fraction and relative left ventricular volumes by automatic analysis of gated myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography acquired in the supine and prone positions. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 5(1): 40-47

Comparison of postal version of the Frenchay Activities Index with interviewer-administered version for use in people with stroke. Clinical Rehabilitation 11(2): 131-138

Comparison of postanesthetic sequelae after clinical use of 27-gauge cutting and noncutting spinal needles. Regional Anesthesia 22(6): 521-526

Comparison of posteromedial and subtalar release in surgical treatment of resistant clubfoot. Orthopedics 25(5): 527-9; Discussion 530

Comparison of postlingually deafened adults using the SPEAK and CIS coding strategies. Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology 57: 425-429

Comparison of postoperative acute-phase reactants in patients who underwent laparoscopic v open cholecystectomy: a randomized study. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A 10(5): 249-252

Comparison of postoperative analgesia with tramadol, morphine versus their combination in patients undergoing abdominal cancer surgery. Ai Zheng 21(7): 794-796

Comparison of postoperative analgesic effects of preemptively used epidural ketamine and neostigmine. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 12(7): 543-548

Comparison of postoperative bupivacaine with lidocaine on pain and analgesic use following periodontal surgery. Journal of the Western Society of Periodontology/Periodontal Abstracts 45(1): 5-8

Comparison of postoperative early active mobilization and immobilization in vivo utilising a four-strand flexor tendon repair. Journal of Hand Surgery 26(4): 301-306

Comparison of postoperative mortality in VA and private hospitals. Annals of Surgery 217(3): 277-285

Comparison of postoperative outcomes in ulcerative colitis and familial polyposis patients after ileoanal pouch operations. American Journal of Surgery 182(6): 616-620

Comparison of postoperative pain in patients receiving interscalene block or general anesthesia for shoulder surgery. Orthopedics 25(1): 45-48

Comparison of postoperative pain: tonsillectomy by blunt dissection or electrocautery dissection. Journal of Otolaryngology 30(1): 10-14

Comparison of postoperative pulmonary function tests after cholecystectomy performed through Kocher's incision and mini-incision. International Surgery 87(2): 94-98

Comparison of postoperative recovery after trabeculectomy for pseudoexfoliation glaucoma and chronic primary open angle glaucoma. Klinische Monatsblatter für Augenheilkunde 215(5): 281-286

Comparison of postoperative wound complications and early cancer recurrence between patients undergoing mastectomy with or without immediate breast reconstruction. American Journal of Surgery 166(1): 1-5

Comparison of postpartum and nonpostpartum depression: clinical presentation, psychiatric history, and psychosocial functioning. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 61(3): 485-494

Comparison of postsurgical respiratory function employing either cold blood or crystalloid cardioplegia during open heart surgery. Kyobu Geka. Japanese Journal of Thoracic Surgery 48(2): 106-109

Comparison of postural and motor components in instrumental defense learning in dogs. Rossiiskii Fiziologicheskii Zhurnal Imeni I.M. Sechenova 88(3): 298-308

Comparison of potency of inhaled beclomethasone and budesonide in New Zealand: retrospective study of computerised general practice records. Bmj 317(7164): 986-990

Comparison of potential markers of farnesyltransferase inhibition. Clinical Cancer Research 6(6): 2318-2325

Comparison of potential models through heavy quark effective theory. Physical Review. D, Particles and Fields 52(5): 2926-2934

Comparison of potential models with the np scattering data below 350 MeV. Physical Review. C, Nuclear Physics 52(3): 1698-1701

Comparison of potential models with the pp scattering data below 350 MeV. Physical Review. C, Nuclear Physics 47(2): 761-767

Comparison of potential pathogenic traits of staphylococci that may contribute to corneal ulceration and inflammation. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Ophthalmology 27(3-4): 234-236

Comparison of potentiometric titration, IR spectrophotometry and segmented micro-flow analysis to determine inorganic C in alkaline solutions. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 374(2): 354-358

Comparison of povidone iodine and DuraPrep, an iodophor-in-isopropyl alcohol solution, for skin disinfection prior to epidural catheter insertion in parturients. Anesthesiology 98(1): 164-169

Comparison of powder and aerosol formulations of salmeterol in the treatment of asthma. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 84(3): 334-340

Comparison of powder and aerosolized budesonide in perennial rhinitis: validation of rhinitis quality of life questionnaire. Annals of Allergy 70(3): 225-230

Comparison of power Doppler and B-scan sonography for renal imaging using a sonographic contrast agent. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 17(12): 751-6; Quiz 757-8

Comparison of power Doppler and velocimetry in predicting outcome of high-risk pregnancy. European Journal of Ultrasound 12(3): 197-202

Comparison of power- and temperature-guided radiofrequency modification of the atrioventricular node. Polaris Investigator Group. American Journal of Cardiology 80(11): 1444-1447

Comparison of power-assisted adenoidectomy vs adenoid curette adenoidectomy. Archives of Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery 126(7): 845-849

Comparison of practice patterns and job satisfaction of entry level PharmD and BS level graduates in hospital and community practice. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 52(1): 47-50

Comparison of pramipexole, fluoxetine, and placebo in patients with major depression. Depression and Anxiety 11(2): 58-65

Comparison of pravastatin and diet in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia. La Clinica Terapeutica 146(10): 587-593

Comparison of prazosin, terazosin and tamsulosin in the treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia: a short-term open, randomized multicenter study. BPH Medical Therapy Study Group. Benign prostatic hyperplasia. International Journal of Urology 7(6): 199-205

Comparison of prazosin, terazosin and tramsulosin: functional and binding studies in isolated prostatic and vascular human tissues. Minerva Urologica E Nefrologica 54(3): 193-198

Comparison of pre- and post-treatmental hepatohistology with heavy dosage of Paeonia rubra on chronic active hepatitis caused liver fibrosis. Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi Zhongguo Zhongxiyi Jiehe Zazhi 14(4): 207-9, 195

Comparison of pre- and postcontrast 3D time-of-flight MR angiography for the evaluation of distal intracranial branch occlusions in acute ischemic stroke. Ajnr. American Journal of Neuroradiology 23(4): 557-567

Comparison of pre- and postoperative administration of ketoprofen for analgesia after tonsillectomy in children. Paediatric Anaesthesia 12(2): 162-167

Comparison of pre- versus post-incision administration of intrathecal bupivacaine and intrathecal morphine in a rat model of postoperative pain. Anesthesiology 87(6): 1517-1528

Comparison of precision of the TonoPenXL with the Goldmann and Draeger applanation tonometer in a sitting and recumbent position of the patients -- a clinical study on 251 eyes. Klinische Monatsblatter für Augenheilkunde 219(11): 785-790

Comparison of predicted and observed properties of proteins encoded in the genome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 253(1): 70-79

Comparison of predicted with measured creatinine clearance in cardiac surgical patients. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 10(7): 899-902

Comparison of prediction models for adverse outcome in pediatric meningococcal disease using artificial neural network and logistic regression analyses. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 55(7): 687-695

Comparison of predictive factors related to the mortality and rebleeding caused by variceal bleeding: Child-Pugh score, MELD score, and Rockall score. Taehan Kan Hakhoe Chi 8(4): 458-464

Comparison of predictive methods of Sugi (Cryptomeria) atmospheric pollen counts using mean temperature, solar radiation and male flowering index--an example of Toyama Prefecture. Arerugi 46(6): 489-495

Comparison of predictive values of inhibins A and B, and plasma estradiol in IVF patients treated with GnRH agonists and recombinant FSH. Gynecologie, Obstetrique & Fertilite 30(1): 36-41

Comparison of preference and ease-of-use of breath-actuated inhalation devices in children. Respirology 4(3): 255-257

Comparison of preference-based utilities of the Short-Form 36 Health Survey and Health Utilities Index before and after treatment of patients with intermittent claudication. Medical Decision Making 22(5): 403-409

Comparison of preferences in lip position using computer animated imaging. Angle Orthodontist 69(3): 231-238

Comparison of preferential looking acuity and pattern reversal visual evoked response acuity in pediatric patients. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 235(11): 684-690

Comparison of preferred frequency gain settings obtained with category rating and modified simplex procedure. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology 7(5): 322-331

Comparison of pregnancies issued from frozen embryo transfers and pregnancies issued from fresh embryo transfers in fertilization in vitro. FIVNAT. Contraception, Fertilite, Sexualite 22(5): 287-291

Comparison of pregnancy mood profiles in gestational diabetes and preexisting diabetes. Diabetes Educator 26(4): 667-672

Comparison of pregnancy outcome between treated and untreated women with chlamydial cervicitis. Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association 38(11): 404-407

Comparison of prehospital cervical immobilization devices using video and electromyography. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 10(4): 232-7; Discussion 237-8

Comparison of preimplantation developmental competence after mouse oocyte growth and development in vitro and in vivo. Theriogenology 49(2): 415-422

Comparison of premorbid and postinjury mmpi-2 profiles in late postconcussion claimants. Clinical Neuropsychologist 15(2): 162-170

Comparison of prenatal ultrasound and postmortem findings in fetuses and infants with central nervous system anomalies. Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology 11(4): 246-253

Comparison of prenatal ultrasound and postmortem findings in fetuses and infants with congenital heart defects. Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology 13(2): 117-126

Comparison of preoperative and postoperative electrogastrography on digestive tract motility in cholelithiasis. Journal of Smooth Muscle Research 31(6): 433-434

Comparison of preoperative and postoperative hemodynamic parameters in replacement or reconstruction of the mitral valve in ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy. Medicinski Pregled 53(1-2): 68-73

Comparison of preoperative and postoperative iliohypogastric ilioinguinal nerve block for pediatric herniorrhaphy patients. Ma Zui Xue Za Zhi 31(2): 91-96

Comparison of preoperative characteristics of men and women undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (the Post Coronary Artery Bypass Graft [CABG] Biobehavioral Study). American Journal of Cardiology 79(8): 1017-1024

Comparison of preoperative computed tomographic findings with postoperative histopathological findings in laryngeal cancers. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology 252(6): 325-331

Comparison of preoperative endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and laparoscopic cholecystectomy with operative management of gallstone pancreatitis. American Journal of Surgery 174(6): 719-722

Comparison of preoperative imaging techniques (thallium technetium scan and ultrasonography) and intraoperative staining (with methylene blue) in localizing the parathyroid glands. La Radiologia Medica 90(4): 444-447

Comparison of preoperative radiographs and intraoperative findings of fixation of hemispheric porous-coated sockets. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume 83-A(12): 1865-1870

Comparison of preoperative standard angiography with preoperative balloon occlusion femoral angiography of the lower extremity. Journal of Investigative Surgery 6(1): 83-95

Comparison of preoperative target ametropia and postoperative refraction for three types of lenses and intra-ocular differences (one pliable acrylic, one pliable PMMA-copolymer and one non-pliable PMMA). Bulletin de la Societe Belge D'ophtalmologie: 35-42

Comparison of preparation techniques with reference to final spermatozoa concentration and survival and fertilization rate in vitro in normal and pathologic ejaculates. Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde 53(10): 715-720

Comparison of preschool children's performance using the Denver developmental test, before and after nutritional intervention. Revista Da Associacao Medica Brasileira 43(2): 99-104

Comparison of prescribing habits of general practitioners in The Netherlands versus England and Wales. Pharmacoeconomics 2(1): 77-86

Comparison of prescribing unit with index including both age and sex in assessing general practice prescribing costs. Bmj 306(6876): 496-498

Comparison of present pain intensity assessments on horizontally and vertically oriented visual analogue scales. Methods and Findings in Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology 20(8): 719-724

Comparison of preservation mixtures for Helicobacter pylori. Journal of Microbiology, Immunology, and Infection 31(4): 261-263

Comparison of preservation techniques for DNA extraction from hymenopterous insects. Insect Molecular Biology 5(1): 21-24

Comparison of preservative-free bupivacaine vs. lidocaine for intracameral anesthesia: a randomized clinical trial and in vitro analysis. American Journal of Ophthalmology 127(4): 393-402

Comparison of pressure and time parameters in evaluating diabetic footwear. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 81(11): 822-829

Comparison of pretransplant serum alloreactivity estimated by immunoenzymatic assay (PRA-STAT) and lymphocytotoxic test in renal transplant recipients. Transplantation Proceedings 34(2): 546-548

Comparison of prevalence and risk factors for microalbuminuria in South Asians and Europeans with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetic Medicine 15(8): 672-677

Comparison of prevalence for paraumbilical vein patency in patients with viral and alcoholic liver cirrhosis. American Journal of Gastroenterology 97(9): 2415-2418

Comparison of prevalence of feline herpesvirus type 1, calicivirus and parvovirus infections in domestic and leopard cats in Vietnam. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 61(12): 1313-1315

Comparison of prevalence, cost, and outcomes of a combination of salmeterol and fluticasone therapy to common asthma treatments. American Journal of Managed Care 7(9): 913-922

Comparison of preventive care in Medicaid managed care and Medicaid fee for service in institutions and private practices. Ambulatory Pediatrics 1(6): 294-301

Comparison of preventive effect of "new" and "old" antihypertensive agents. Tidsskrift for den Norske Laegeforening 121(11): 1374-1376

Comparison of price change and health message interventions in promoting healthy food choices. Health Psychology 21(5): 505-512

Comparison of primary and reoperative surgery in patients with Crohns disease. Annals of Surgery 227(4): 492-495

Comparison of primary and secondary Sjögren's syndrome. Nippon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 104(2): 110-113

Comparison of primary angioplasty and prehospital thrombolysis in the acute phase of myocardial infarction. CAPTIM Study Group. Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux 91 Spec No 2: 33-38

Comparison of primary angioplasty versus thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction. Alabama Registry of Myocardial Ischemia Investigators. American Journal of Cardiology 74(2): 111-118

Comparison of primary angioplasty with conservative therapy in patients with acute myocardial infarction and contraindications for thrombolytic therapy. Maximal Individual Therapy in Acute Myocardial Infarction (MITRA) Study Group. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 46(2): 127-133

Comparison of primary care resident physicians' practice styles during initial and return patient visits. Journal of General Internal Medicine 14(8): 495-498

Comparison of primary care residents' confidence and clinical behavior in treating hypertension versus treating alcoholism. Academic Medicine 68(7): 580-582

Comparison of primary care teams in Barcelona according to management formulas. Atencion Primaria 26(9): 600-606

Comparison of primary coronary angioplasty and intravenous thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction. Journal of Accident & Emergency Medicine 16(1): 65-65

Comparison of primary thyroid lymphoma with anaplastic thyroid carcinoma on computed tomographic imaging. Radiation Medicine 20(1): 9-15

Comparison of primary trapezometacarpal cup fixation using mechanical tests. Chirurgie de la Main 20(1): 55-62

Comparison of principles for establishing disability pension eligibility for orthopedic cases used in Germany and in Poland. I. German rules for establishing eligibility in orthopedics. Przeglad Lekarski 57(11): 682-684

Comparison of principles used to establish eligibility for disability pensions for orthopedic cases in Germany and in Poland. II. Polish rules for establishing eligibility in orthopedics. Przeglad Lekarski 57(11): 685-687

Comparison of probabilistic and deterministic record linkage in the development of a statewide trauma registry. Proceedings. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care: 397-401

Comparison of probe insertion methods on estimates of ear canal SPL. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology 7(1): 31-38

Comparison of problem-and lecture-based pharmacology teaching. Trends in Pharmacological Sciences 23(4): 168-170

Comparison of problem-based and traditional curricula still not possible. Academic Medicine 68(7): 545-545

Comparison of problem-based learning and lecture format in continuing medical education on headache diagnosis and management. Medical Education 32(6): 590-596

Comparison of procalcitonin (PCT) and C-reactive protein (CRP) plasma concentrations at different SOFA scores during the course of sepsis and MODS. Critical Care 3(1): 45-50

Comparison of procalcitonin with C-reactive protein and serum amyloid for the early diagnosis of bacterial sepsis in critically ill neonates and children. Intensive Care Medicine 27(1): 211-215

Comparison of procedures for the detection of enteroviruses in murine heart samples by in situ polymerase chain reaction. Research in Virology 148(6): 409-416

Comparison of procedures to determine electrical stimulation thresholds in cochlear implant users. Ear and Hearing 22(6): 528-538

Comparison of process parameters for microencapsulation of plasmid DNA in poly(D,L-lactic-co-glycolic) acid microspheres. Journal of Drug Targeting 7(4): 313-323

Comparison of processes and outcomes of pneumonia care between hospitalists and community-based primary care physicians. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 77(10): 1053-1058

Comparison of production and characters of antisera from rabbits and laying hens. Wei Sheng Yan Jiu 30(3): 170-173

Comparison of production costs of allogenic and autologous blood preservation. Beitrage Zur Infusionstherapie und Transfusionsmedizin 32: 505-511

Comparison of production losses caused by chronic Fasciola gigantica infection in yearling Friesian and Boran cattle. Tropical Animal Health and Production 30(1): 23-30

Comparison of production of choriogonadotropin inhibitory protein, prolactin and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 by human decidua in vitro. Early Pregnancy 2(1): 36-42

Comparison of productivity of different vitamin green technologies under the space station conditions. Aviakosmicheskaia i Ekologicheskaia Meditsina 36(2): 23-25

Comparison of professional judgment versus an algorithm for nutrition status classification. Medical Care 36(11): 1578-1588

Comparison of professional qualities of military physicians in various conditions. Voenno-Meditsinskii Zhurnal 322(8): 65-72

Comparison of profile evaluations in patients with Class II malocclusions. Northwestern Dental Research 6(1): 32-37

Comparison of profiles of key periodontal pathogens in periodontium and endodontium. Endodontics & Dental Traumatology 16(6): 269-275

Comparison of progenitor cell collection on day 4 or day 5 after steady-state stimulation with G-CSF alone in breast cancer patients: influence on CD34+ cell yield, subpopulation, and breast cancer cell contamination. Journal of HematoTherapy & Stem Cell Research 9(1): 111-117

Comparison of progenitor cell concentration techniques: continuous flow separation versus density-gradient isolation. Journal of HematoTherapy 2(3): 315-320

Comparison of prognosis between inguinal cryptorchic seminoma and scrotal seminoma. Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi 20(1): 74-75

Comparison of prognosis of acute myocardial infarction in insulin-treated diabetic women versus men. The SPRINT Study Group. American Journal of Cardiology 74(12): 1275-1276

Comparison of prognostic significance of nodal staging between old (4th edition) and new (5th edition) UICC TNM classification for gastric carcinoma. International Union Against Cancer. World Journal of Surgery 23(5): 492-7; Discussion 497-8

Comparison of prognostic significance of serum 5-S-Cysteinyldopa, LDH and S-100B protein in Stage III-IV malignant melanoma. Pathology Oncology Research 8(3): 183-187

Comparison of programs for preventing drug-nutrient interactions in hospitalized patients. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 54(4): 405-411

Comparison of progression and non-progression in injecting drug users and homosexual men with documented dates of HIV-1 seroconversion. European Seroconverter Study and the Tricontinental Seroconverter Study. Aids 11(5): 621-631

Comparison of projection algorithms used for the construction of maximum intensity projection images. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography 20(1): 56-67

Comparison of projection neurons in the pontine nuclei and the nucleus reticularis tegmenti pontis of the rat. Journal of Comparative Neurology 376(3): 403-419

Comparison of prolactin levels in first, second and multiple physiological pregnancy. Ginekologia Polska 66(7): 397-401

Comparison of proliferating cell nuclear antigen index in benign and malignant salivary pleomorphic adenoma. European Journal of Cancer. Part B, Oral Oncology 30b(1): 56-60

Comparison of proliferative activity as assessed by proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) and Ki-67 monoclonal antibodies in melanocytic skin lesions. A quantitative immunohistochemical study. Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 20(3): 229-236

Comparison of proliferative activity in malignant lymphomas determined by immunohistologic methods with various antibodies. Ceskoslovenska Patologie 33(2): 43-45

Comparison of prone positioning and continuous rotation of patients with adult respiratory distress syndrome: results of a pilot study. Critical Care Medicine 29(1): 51-56

Comparison of propacetamol and morphine in postoperative analgesia. Schweizerische Medizinische Wochenschrift 128(7): 259-263

Comparison of prophylactic measures. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 28(12): 2071-2071

Comparison of prophylactic oophorectomy specimens from carriers and noncarriers of a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation. United Kingdom Coordinating Committee on Cancer Research (UKCCCR) Familial Ovarian Cancer Study Group. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 91(7): 626-628

Comparison of propofol and methohexital continuous infusion techniques for conscious sedation. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 56(10): 1124-7; Discussion 1127-8

Comparison of propofol and methohexital for deep sedation. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 52(5): 448-52; Discussion 452-3

Comparison of propofol and methohexitone as an induction agent in anaesthesia for electroconvulsive therapy. West African Journal of Medicine 15(4): 186-189

Comparison of propofol-fentanyl or midazolam-fentanyl intravenous anaesthesia for carotid endarterectomy. Acta Chirurgica Hungarica 37(3-4): 177-182

Comparison of propolis skin cream to silver sulfadiazine: a naturopathic alternative to antibiotics in treatment of minor burns. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 8(1): 77-83

Comparison of proprioception in arthritic and age-matched normal knees. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume 82-A(11): 1582-1588

Comparison of prostaglandin E2 vaginal tablet with amniotomy and intravenous oxytocin for induction of labour. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 34(2): 149-153

Comparison of prostaglandin H synthase-1 and -2 structural stabilities. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 469: 115-118

Comparison of prostate cancer treatments. Cancer Journal From Scientific American 3(4): 255-255

Comparison of prostate volume measured by transrectal and abdominal echography and its implication for the measurement of the PSA density for the diagnosis of prostate cancer. Archivos Espanoles de Urologia 55(7): 797-806

Comparison of prostatic electro-vaporization and transurethral resection in the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy. Annales de Chirurgie 51(8): 884-886

Comparison of prosthetic materials for abdominal wall reconstruction. Experimental study. Cirugia Pediatrica 6(1): 36-39

Comparison of prosthetic materials used for abdominal wall defects or hernias (an experimental study). Acta Chirurgica Hungarica 35(3-4): 291-295

Comparison of protection afforded by single measles vaccination and late revaccination schedules. East African Medical Journal 74(12): 777-779

Comparison of protective effects of carnosine and acetylcarnosine during cardioplegia. Biulleten' Eksperimental'noi Biologii i Meditsiny 127(3): 290-294

Comparison of protective media and freezing techniques for cryopreservation of human semen. European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology 91(1): 65-70

Comparison of protein adducts of benzene oxide and benzoquinone in the blood and bone marrow of rats and mice exposed to [14C/13C6]benzene. Cancer Research 54(18): 4907-4914

Comparison of protein adsorption isotherms and uptake rates in preparative cation-exchange materials. Journal of Chromatography. A 827(2): 281-293

Comparison of protein backbone entropy and beta-sheet stability: NMR-derived dynamics of protein G B1 domain mutants. Journal of the American Chemical Society 123(1): 185-186

Comparison of protein fouling on heat-treated poly(vinyl alcohol), poly(ether sulfone) and regenerated cellulose membranes using diffuse reflectance infrared Fourier transform spectroscopy. Biotechnology Progress 17(5): 917-923

Comparison of protein kinase C subtype expression between normal and aniridic human ocular surfaces: implications for limbal stem cell dysfunction in aniridia. Cornea 15(2): 168-178

Comparison of protein kinase activity and protein phosphorylation in the medial vestibular nucleus and prepositus hypoglossi in labyrinthine-intact and labyrinthectomized guinea pigs. Journal of Vestibular Research 10(2): 107-117

Comparison of protein mixtures in aqueous humor by membrane preconcentration - capillary electrophoresis - mass spectrometry. Electrophoresis 19(13): 2361-2370

Comparison of protein oxidation and aldehyde formation during oxidative stress in isolated mitochondria. Free Radical Research 29(4): 297-305

Comparison of protein profiles and enzymes in non-mycorrhizal and mycorrhizal roots of Pennisetum pedicellatum. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 38(5): 483-487

Comparison of protein structures reveals monophyletic origin of the AdoMet-dependent methyltransferase family and mechanistic convergence rather than recent differentiation of N4-cytosine and N6-adenine DNA methylation. In Silico Biology 1(4): 175-182

Comparison of protein surfaces using a genetic algorithm. Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design 11(6): 557-569

Comparison of protein with DNA therapy for chronic myocardial ischemia using fibroblast growth factor-2. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 22(6): 957-964

Comparison of protocatechuic aldehyde in different processed products of Salvia miltiorrhiza. Zhong Yao Cai 22(11): 570-571

Comparison of proton therapy and conformal X-ray therapy in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). British Journal of Radiology 72(863): 1078-1084

Comparison of prototype and rote instruction of English names for Chinese visual characters. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 29(1): 125-127

Comparison of provision and need for publicly-funded personal health services. New Zealand Medical Journal 110(1051): 336-339

Comparison of provocation tests based on physiopathologic mechanisms: suggestions for the clinician. Cardiologia 40(12 Suppl 1): 197-206

Comparison of pseudo Q wave occurrence and distribution on the body surface in New Zealand rabbit recorded by Wilson lead and head-chest lead. Di 1 Jun Yi Da Xue Xue Bao 22(3): 220-221

Comparison of pseudoaccommodation and visual quality between a diffractive and refractive multifocal intraocular lens. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 24(5): 663-665

Comparison of psychiatric day hospital patient and inpatient scores on the MCMI-III. Journal of Clinical Psychology 53(6): 629-634

Comparison of psychiatric inpatient suicides with suicides completed in the surrounding community. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry 56(5): 335-338

Comparison of psychiatrists and psychologists in clinical practice. Psychiatric Services 53(8): 977-983

Comparison of psychodiagnostic methods for dementia and deterioration. Der Nervenarzt 68(8): 638-646

Comparison of psychological symptoms of women requesting removal of breast implants with those of breast cancer patients and healthy controls. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 99(3): 680-685

Comparison of psychomotor performance after intravenous and rectal diazepam. Anesthesia Progress 44(1): 5-10

Comparison of psychopathic and general offenders in cognitive behavioral therapy. Psychological Reports 82(3 Pt 1): 753-754

Comparison of psychosocial adaptation of advanced stage Hodgkin's disease and acute leukemia survivors. Cancer and Leukemia Group B. Annals of Oncology 9(3): 297-306

Comparison of psychosocial adjustment of mothers and fathers of high-risk infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. Journal of Perinatology 19(2): 132-137

Comparison of psychosocial and behavioral profiles of victimized and nonvictimized homeless women and their intimate partners . Research in Nursing & Health 24(4): 324-335

Comparison of public health systems within the European Community. Gesundheitswesen ) 56(2): 86-91

Comparison of pubovaginal sling and burch colposuspension procedures in type I/II genuine stress incontinence. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics 265(4): 190-194

Comparison of pullout strength for seven- and nine-millimeter diameter interference screw size as used in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Arthroscopy 11(5): 596-599

Comparison of pulmonary arterial flow phenomena in spiral and Lecompte models by computational fluid dynamics. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 122(3): 529-534

Comparison of pulmonary arterial thermodilution and arterial pulse contour analysis: evaluation of a new algorithm. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 14(4): 296-301

Comparison of pulmonary artery and arterial thermodilution cardiac output in critically ill patients. Intensive Care Medicine 25(8): 843-846

Comparison of pulmonary artery and central venous pressure waveform measurements via digital and graphic measurement methods. Heart & Lung 30(1): 26-38

Comparison of pulmonary artery pressure measurements in the supine and 60 degrees lateral positions. Australian Critical Care 8(4): 21, 24-9

Comparison of pulmonary function and postoperative pain after laparoscopic versus open gastric bypass: a randomized trial. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 192(4): 469-76; Discussion 476-7

Comparison of pulmonary hemodynamics in patients with COPD and patients with overlap syndrome with similar severity of airway obstruction and gas exchange. Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej 102(5): 961-966

Comparison of pulmonary uptake with transient cavity dilation after dipyridamole Tl-201 perfusion imaging. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 9(1): 47-51

Comparison of pulmonary uptake with transient cavity dilation after exercise thallium-201 perfusion imaging. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 33(5): 1323-1327

Comparison of pulp responses following restoration of exposed and non-exposed cavities. Journal of Dentistry 30(5-6): 213-222

Comparison of pulpal sensitivity between a conventional and two resin-modified glass ionomer luting cements. Operative Dentistry 27(5): 442-446

Comparison of pulsatile versus nonpulsatile perfusion on the postcardiopulmonary bypass aortic-radial artery pressure gradient. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 11(4): 428-431

Comparison of pulse activation vs conventional light-curing on marginal adaptation of a compomer conditioned using a total-etch or a self-etch technique. Dental Materials 18(1): 36-48

Comparison of pulse dye densitometry and thermodilution method in cardiac output measurement. Masui. Japanese Journal of Anesthesiology 47(6): 756-758

Comparison of pulsed CO2 laser ablation at 10.6 microm and 9.5 microm. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine 23(1): 1-6

Comparison of pulsed duplex ultrasound and high resolution laser Doppler anemometry for measuring intermittent flow fields. Biomedizinische Technik. Biomedical Engineering 42 Suppl: 255-256

Comparison of pulsed versus continuous radiofrequency energy delivery: diameter of lesions induced with multipolar ablation catheter. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 23(11 Pt 2): 1852-1855

Comparison of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and amplified fragment length polymorphism techniques for investigating outbreaks of enteritis due to campylobacters. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 40(6): 2263-2265

Comparison of purification procedures for the isolation and detection of anabolic residues in faeces using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Analyst 123(12): 2621-2624

Comparison of purified lens glutathione S-transferase isozymes from rabbit with other species. Current Eye Research 12(4): 333-340

Comparison of push-pull versus discard method from central venous catheters for blood testing. Journal of Intravenous Nursing 21(5): 282-285

Comparison of push-type endoscopy and barium transit study of the small intestine in digestive bleeding and unexplained iron-deficiency anemia. Gastroenterologie Clinique et Biologique 22(5): 491-494

Comparison of pylorus-preserving and classic pancreaticoduodenectomy. Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 62(3): 152-158

Comparison of pyritinol and auranofin in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. The European Multicentre Study Group. British Journal of Rheumatology 32(5): 375-382

Comparison of quality and cost-effectiveness in the evaluation of symptomatic cholelithiasis with different approaches to ultrasound availability in the ED. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 19(4): 260-269

Comparison of quality of life after amputation or limb salvage. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research: 298-305

Comparison of quality of life after coronary and/or valvular cardiac surgery in patients > or =75 years of age with younger patients. American Journal of Cardiology 83(7): 1129-32, A9

Comparison of quality of life and anorectal function after artificial sphincter implantation. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 45(4): 508-513

Comparison of quality of life in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis patients. Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi 32(11): 754-756

Comparison of quality of life in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients. Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis 10: 104-108

Comparison of quality of life in patients undergoing abdominoperineal extirpation or anterior resection for rectal cancer. Annals of Surgery 233(2): 149-156

Comparison of quality of life of patients with prostatic carcinoma: radical prostatectomy versus radiotherapy. Strahlentherapie und Onkologie 173(3): 175-176

Comparison of quality of life of schizophrenic patients in different forms of psychiatric care. Psychiatria Polska 31(5): 585-594

Comparison of quality of multiplanar reconstructions and direct coronal multidetector CT scans of the lung. Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 179(4): 875-879

Comparison of quality of speech after Veau-Wardill-Kilner pushback operation and the Cronin modification in the primary treatment of cleft palate. Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery 27(2): 113-118

Comparison of quality-control rules used in clinical chemistry laboratories. Clinical Chemistry 39(8): 1638-1649

Comparison of quality-of-life assessment in Russia and the United States in chronic peritoneal dialysis patients. Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis 18: 55-57

Comparison of quantifying Helicobacter pylori gastric infection by culture, histology and C13 urea breath test. Gastroenterologie Clinique et Biologique 22(4): 407-412

Comparison of quantitation of left ventricular volume, ejection fraction, and cardiac output in patients with atrial fibrillation by cine magnetic resonance imaging versus invasive measurements. American Journal of Cardiology 78(10): 1119-1123

Comparison of quantitative ELISA and semiquantitative Dustscreen for determination of Der p 1, Der f 1, and Fel d 1 in domestic dust samples. Allergy 56(10): 993-995

Comparison of quantitative competitive PCR with LightCycler-based PCR for measuring Epstein-Barr virus DNA load in clinical specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 40(11): 3986-3992

Comparison of quantitative coronary angiographic results after directional coronary atherectomy and balloon angioplasty of protected left main coronary stenosis. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis 44(2): 138-141

Comparison of quantitative coronary arteriography using cinefilm and digital images. Journal of Cardiology 37(5): 241-248

Comparison of quantitative methodologies to define chronic pressure ulcer measurements. Decubitus 6(6): 22-30

Comparison of quantitative techniques in anal sphincter electromyography. Muscle & Nerve 25(1): 83-92

Comparison of quantitative ultrasound and dual X-ray absorptiometry in estrogen-treated early postmenopausal women. Journal of Clinical Densitometry 4(2): 97-104

Comparison of quantitative ultrasound in the human calcaneus with mechanical failure loads of the hip and spine. Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology 14(2): 125-133

Comparison of quantitative ultrasound measurements in calcaneus with DXA and SXA at other skeletal sites: a population-based study on 280 children aged 11-16 years. Osteoporosis International 8(5): 410-417

Comparison of quantitative ultrasound parameters with dual energy X-ray absorptiometry in pre- and postmenopausal women. Netherlands Journal of Medicine 58(2): 62-70

Comparison of quantization methods for anomalous chiral models. Physical Review. D, Particles and Fields 37(8): 2347-2350

Comparison of quantum chemical parameters and Hammett constants in correlating pK(a) values of substituted anilines. Journal of Organic Chemistry 66(21): 6919-6925

Comparison of quantum confinement effects on the electronic absorption spectra of direct and indirect gap semiconductor nanocrystals. Physical Review Letters 73(24): 3266-3269

Comparison of quantum open-system models with localization. Physical Review. A, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics 43(11): 5778-5786

Comparison of quantum-state diffusion and quantum-jump simulations of two-photon processes in a dissipative environment. Physical Review. A, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics 49(2): 1266-1274

Comparison of quark and gluon jets produced in high-energy e+e- annihilations. Physical Review Letters 63(17): 1772-1775

Comparison of quasiclassical and exact dipole moments for bound-free transitions in hydrogen. Physical Review. A, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics 52(1): 125-129

Comparison of quasifree excess electron and positron states in simple molecular fluids: Methane and silane. Physical Review. E, Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics 50(6): 4754-4758

Comparison of questionnaire, breath carbon monoxide and urine cotinine in assessing the smoking habits of Type 2 diabetic patients. Diabetic Medicine 17(2): 119-123

Comparison of quick parathyroid assay for uniglandular and multiglandular parathyroid disease. American Journal of Surgery 184(6): 578-81; Discussion 581

Comparison of quinfamide vs etofamide in the Mexican population with intestinal amebiasis. Acta Gastroenterologica Latinoamericana 26(5): 277-280

Comparison of rDNA-ITS2 sequences and morphological characters of Anopheles kunmingensis and Anopheles langshanensis in China, with discussion on taxonomic status. Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi 18(2): 65-68

Comparison of rabbit and human corneas stored in Optisol-GS: changes in stromal sodium. Current Eye Research 17(11): 1044-1048

Comparison of rabeprazole 20 mg vs. omeprazole 20 mg in the treatment of active gastric ulcer--a European multicentre study. The European Rabeprazole Study Group. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 12(8): 789-795

Comparison of rac- and meso-2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acids for chelation of mercury and cadmium using chemical speciation models. Chemical Research in Toxicology 9(1): 284-290

Comparison of racecadotril and loperamide in adults with acute diarrhoea. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 13 Suppl 6(): 21-26

Comparison of racecadotril and loperamide in children with acute diarrhoea. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 13 Suppl 6(): 27-32

Comparison of radial maze performance of rats after ibotenate and quisqualate lesions of the forebrain cholinergic projection system: effects of pharmacological challenge and changes in training regime. Behavioural Pharmacology 3(4): 359-373

Comparison of radiance and polarization values observed in the Mediterranean Sea and simulated in a Monte Carlo model. Applied Optics 41(15): 2724-2733

Comparison of radiation dose from intravenous urography and 99Tcm DMSA scintigraphy in children. British Journal of Radiology 71(843): 314-319

Comparison of radiation doses for screening mammography and chest CT for coronary artery calcification. New Zealand Medical Journal 114(1144): 528-528

Comparison of radiation exposure of patients caused by selected interventional and angiography procedures--initial results. Rofo 170(2): 185-190

Comparison of radiation side-effects in prostate cancer. Lancet 353(9162): 1443-1443

Comparison of radiation-induced oral mucositis scoring systems. Tumori 88(5): 379-384

Comparison of radiobiological effective depths in 65-MeV modulated proton beams. British Journal of Cancer 76(2): 220-225

Comparison of radiographer/radiologist double film reading with single reading in breast cancer screening. Journal of Medical Screening 3(1): 18-22

Comparison of radiographic and electronic working lengths. Journal of Endodontics 22(4): 173-176

Comparison of radiographic image quality from four digitization devices as viewed on computer monitors. Journal of Digital Imaging 14(1): 24-29

Comparison of radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging in the detection of sacroiliitis in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinicae 19(3): 185-191

Comparison of radiography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in the detection of sacroiliitis accompanying ankylosing spondylitis. Skeletal Radiology 27(6): 311-320

Comparison of radiography- and computed tomography-based treatment planning in cervix cancer in brachytherapy with specific attention to some quality assurance aspects. RadioTherapy and Oncology 58(1): 53-62

Comparison of radioguided excision with wire localization of occult breast lesions. British Journal of Surgery 86(4): 522-525

Comparison of radioiodinated TOC, TOCA and Mtr-TOCA: the effect of carbohydration on the pharmacokinetics. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 29(1): 28-38

Comparison of radioisotopic and ultrasonic scanning in the evaluation of neonatal hypothyroidism. Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 56(5): 345-350

Comparison of radioligand assay and immunostaining for epidermal growth factor receptor in human breast cancer. British Journal of Surgery 81(6): 853-855

Comparison of radiological and gross examination for detection of cancer in de-fleshed skeletons. Anticancer Research 21(6a): 4055-4060

Comparison of radiological procedures in preoperative assessment of anchorage strength of spinal implants. Rofo 166(6): 535-538

Comparison of radiometric and histometric features of bone samples from ribs. Analytical and Quantitative Cytology and Histology 22(6): 459-468

Comparison of radionuclide angiography with three echocardiographic parameters of left ventricular function in patients after myocardial infarction. International Journal of Cardiac Imaging 14(6): 413-418

Comparison of radionuclide imaging and ultrasonography in the differentiation of acute testicular torsion and inflammatory testicular disease. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 27(7): 490-493

Comparison of radionuclide labelled test meals versus endoscopy in the preoperative assessment of the gastric outlet patency. Acta Chirurgica Belgica 97(6): 281-285

Comparison of radiotherapy alone with radiotherapy plus hyperthermia in locally advanced pelvic tumours: a prospective, randomised, multicentre trial. Dutch Deep Hyperthermia Group. Lancet 355(9210): 1119-1125

Comparison of railway employees and college students as evaluator of vibration discomfort. Shinrigaku Kenkyu 73(2): 166-171

Comparison of ramipril and nitrendipine. Journal of Human Hypertension 9(11): 931-931

Comparison of ramp versus step protocols for exercise testing in patients > or = 60 years of age. American Journal of Cardiology 83(1): 11-14

Comparison of random configurations of equal disks. Physical Review. E, Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics 47(1): 316-318

Comparison of range of motion after posterior cruciate ligament retention or sacrifice with a mobile bearing total knee arthroplasty. American Journal of Knee Surgery 10(4): 216-220

Comparison of rapid bolus instillation with simplified slow administration of surfactant in lung lavaged rats. Pediatric Pulmonology 26(2): 129-134

Comparison of rapid versus slow tissue expansion on skin-flap viability. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 92(6): 1126-1132

Comparison of rapid, automated ribotyping and DNA macrorestriction analysis of Burkholderia pseudomallei. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 40(9): 3198-3203

Comparison of rat aortic, carotid & femoral artery viscoelastic properties using harmonic analysis. Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation 32: 189-196

Comparison of rate of development and rate of change for benign and malignant breast calcifications at the lumpectomy bed. Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 175(3): 789-793

Comparison of readability between liquid crystal displays and cathode-ray tubes. Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi. Japanese Journal of Hygiene 48(3): 746-751

Comparison of reading and spelling in patients with probable Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychology 13(3): 350-358

Comparison of ready-to-use EMDOGAIN-gel and EMDOGAIN in patients with chronic adult periodontitis. Journal of Clinical Periodontology 28(10): 923-929

Comparison of real world side impact/rollover collisions with and without thorax airbag/head protection system: a first field experience study. Annual Proceedings. Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine 44: 187-201

Comparison of real-time instruments used to monitor airborne particulate matter. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 51(1): 109-120

Comparison of real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction with three other assays for quantitation of hepatitis C virus. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 16(8): 904-909

Comparison of real-time ultrasonography and coronal computed tomography in the diagnosis of orbital fractures. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal 44(5): 371-376

Comparison of real-time virtual and fiberoptic bronchoscopy in patients with bronchial carcinoma: opportunities and limitations. Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 169(6): 1591-1595

Comparison of realistic and symmetry-determined S and D pairs for 156Gd. Physical Review. C, Nuclear Physics 39(3): 1104-1110

Comparison of reamed and nonreamed solid core nailing of the tibial diaphysis after external fixation: a preliminary report. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 7(3): 279-285

Comparison of rear-entry (two-incision) and endoscopic techniques for reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association 5(2): 87-95

Comparison of rebiopsy rates after stereotactic core needle biopsy of the breast with 11-gauge vacuum suction probe versus 14-gauge needle and automatic gun. Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 172(3): 683-687

Comparison of receiver operating characteristic curves on the basis of optimal operating points. Academic Radiology 3(3): 245-253

Comparison of recent calculations on the W--> tau nu background for monojet events. Physical Review. D, Particles and Fields 33(9): 2711-2712

Comparison of recent graduates of clinical versus counseling psychology programs. Journal of Psychology 131(1): 91-99

Comparison of recent trends in adolescent and adult cigarette smoking behaviour and brand preferences. Tobacco Control 6 Suppl 2(): S31-S37

Comparison of receptive field properties of neurons in area 17 of normal and bilaterally amblyopic cats. Experimental Brain Research 99(3): 399-410

Comparison of rechargeable lithium and nickel/cadmium battery cells for implantable circulatory support devices. Artificial Organs 18(4): 331-334

Comparison of recognition and grating acuities in very-low-birth-weight children with and without retinal residua of retinopathy of prematurity. Cryotherapy for Retinopathy of Prematurity Cooperative Group. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 36(3): 692-702

Comparison of recombinant human PTH(1-34) (LY333334) with a C-terminally substituted analog of human PTH-related protein(1-34) (RS-66271): In vitro activity and in vivo pharmacological effects in rats. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 14(2): 163-172

Comparison of recombinant human thyrotropin receptors versus porcine thyrotropin receptors in the thyrotropin binding inhibition assay for thyrotropin receptor autoantibodies. Thyroid 9(9): 849-855

Comparison of recombinant types IIA, V and IIC phospholipase A2S, the three related mammalian secretory phospholipase A2 isozymes. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 469: 209-214

Comparison of recommended and actual mean intakes of fluoride by Canadians. Journal 62(9): 708-9, 712-5

Comparison of reconstruction nails for high subtrochanteric femur fracture fixation. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research: 231-239

Comparison of recording formats for home care developed and based on outcome. Kango Kenkyu. Japanese Journal of Nursing Research 30(5): 395-411

Comparison of recording systems and analysis methods in specular microscopy. Cornea 18(4): 416-423

Comparison of recovery after intermediate duration of anaesthesia with sevoflurane and isoflurane. Paediatric Anaesthesia 11(4): 443-448

Comparison of recovery characteristics of sevoflurane and halothane for outpatient surgery in infants. Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 62(11): 801-806

Comparison of recovery following rapacuronium, with and without neostigmine, and succinylcholine. Anaesthesia 55(9): 859-863

Comparison of recovery index of rocuronium or vecuronium with simultaneously administered pancuronium in the isolated forearm. Anaesthesia 48(3): 200-201

Comparison of recovery of blood culture isolates from two BacT/ALERT FAN aerobic blood culture bottles with recovery from one FAN aerobic bottle and one FAN anaerobic bottle. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 41(1): 213-217

Comparison of recovery of propofol and methohexital sedation using an infusion pump. Anesthesia Progress 43(1): 9-13

Comparison of recovery patterns for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting and minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass in the early discharge period. Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing 17(3): 132-141

Comparison of rectal and axillary temperatures in neonates admitted to a neonatal unit. Indian Pediatrics 30(1): 37-39

Comparison of rectal midazolam and diazepam for premedication in pediatric dental patients. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 51(5): 525-529

Comparison of rectal to intranasal administration of midazolam for premedication of children. Military Medicine 160(11): 579-581

Comparison of red-green equiluminance points in humans and macaques: evidence for different L:M cone ratios between species. Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics, Image Science, and Vision 17(3): 545-556

Comparison of refractive corneal surgery and phakic IOLs. Journal of Refractive Surgery 14(3): 277-279

Comparison of refractive state and circumferential morphology of retina, choroid, and sclera in chick models of experimentally induced ametropia. Optometry and Vision Science 78(1): 40-49

Comparison of refractometer and biuret methods for total protein measurement in body cavity fluids. Veterinary Clinical Pathology 30(1): 16-18

Comparison of reg I and reg III levels during acute pancreatitis in the rat. Annals of Surgery 232(5): 646-652

Comparison of regimens containing oral micronized progesterone or medroxyprogesterone acetate on quality of life in postmenopausal women: a cross-sectional survey. Journal of Women's Health & Gender-Based Medicine 9(4): 381-387

Comparison of regional formularies for family physicians. Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde 141(33): 1631-1632

Comparison of regional formularies for family physicians. Formulariumcommissie Formularium Midden-Nederland. Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde 141(33): 1632-1632

Comparison of regional formularies for general practitioners. Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde 141(20): 1002-1007

Comparison of regional myocardial technetium-99m-MIBI uptake between ECG-gated and ungated SPECT imaging. Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology 25(3): 181-186

Comparison of regional myocardial velocities assessed by quantitative 2-dimensional and M-mode color Doppler tissue imaging: influence of the signal-to-noise ratio of color Doppler myocardial images on velocity estimators of the Doppler tissue imaging system. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 11(12): 1093-1105

Comparison of regional ophthalmic anesthesia produced by pH-adjusted 0.75% and 0.5% bupivacaine and 1% and 1.5% etidocaine, all with hyaluronidase. Anesthesia and Analgesia 77(1): 131-134

Comparison of regional recurrence rates of radical and comprehensive neck dissection type 3 in N0 laryngeal cancer. Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery 122(5): 736-738

Comparison of registered nurses' and nursing assistants' choices of intervention for aggressive behaviors. Issues in Mental Health Nursing 18(2): 113-124

Comparison of registries of interstitial lung diseases in three European countries. European Respiratory Journal. Supplement 32: 114s-118s

Comparison of regularization techniques for the reconstruction of transmembrane potentials in the heart. Biomedizinische Technik. Biomedical Engineering 47 Suppl 1 Pt 1: 246-248

Comparison of regularly scheduled with as-needed use of albuterol in mild asthma. Asthma Clinical Research Network. New England Journal of Medicine 335(12): 841-847

Comparison of regulatory features among primate lentiviruses. Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology 188: 123-144

Comparison of rehabilitation outcomes in violent versus non-violent traumatic SCI. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 21(1): 32-36

Comparison of reinjection thallium 201 and resting technetium 99m sestamibi tomographic images for the quantification of infarct size after acute myocardial infarction. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 1(1): 17-28

Comparison of rejection rate and functional outcome of small bowel transplantation alone or in conjunction with the ileocecal valve versus combined small and large bowel transplantation. Clinical Transplantation 13(5): 389-394

Comparison of relapse and long-term survival between pylorus-preserving and Whipple pancreaticoduodenectomy in periampullary cancer. American Journal of Surgery 176(5): 467-470

Comparison of relative 18FDG uptake with metabolic rate (MRGlucose) in the myocardium in CAD, classified by 99m-Tc-MIBI. Nuklearmedizin. Nuclear Medicine 34(6): 223-228

Comparison of relative accuracy between a mechanical and an optical position tracker for image-guided neurosurgery. Journal of Image Guided Surgery 1(1): 30-34

Comparison of relative coronary Doppler flow velocity reserve to stress myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with coronary artery disease. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 53(2): 193-201

Comparison of relative risks of urinary stone formation after surgery for ulcerative colitis: conventional ileostomy vs. J-pouch. A comparative study. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 39(1): 50-54

Comparison of relativistic and nonrelativistic approaches to the collective model treatment of p+40Ca inelastic scattering. Physical Review. C, Nuclear Physics 42(4): 1592-1597

Comparison of relaxations evoked by photoactivation of NO-containing compounds and nitrergic nerve stimulation in 5-hydroxytryptamine- and potassium-contracted rat gastric fundus. General Pharmacology 30(4): 585-591

Comparison of remedial and compensatory interventions for adults with acquired brain injuries. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 14(6): 595-601

Comparison of remifentanil versus regional anaesthesia in children anaesthetised with isoflurane/nitrous oxide. International Remifentanil Paediatric Anaesthesia Study group. Anaesthesia 55(9): 870-876

Comparison of remifentanil with alfentanil or suxamethonium following propofol anaesthesia for tracheal intubation. Anaesthesia 54(11): 1032-1036

Comparison of renal ablation with cryotherapy, dry radiofrequency, and saline augmented radiofrequency in a porcine model. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 193(5): 505-513

Comparison of renal function following anesthesia with low-flow sevoflurane and isoflurane. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 11(3): 201-207

Comparison of renal osteodystrophy in patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis. Peritoneal Dialysis International 13 Suppl 2: S451-S453

Comparison of renal ultrasonographic and functional biometry in healthy patients and in patients with chronic renal failure. Archivio Italiano di Urologia, Andrologia 74(4): 206-209

Comparison of renin-angiotensin to calcium channel blockade in renal disease. Kidney International. Supplement 63: S19-S22

Comparison of reoperation findings of the Carpentier-Edwards (standard) bioprosthesis and the St Jude bioimplant (formerly Liotta) in the mitral position. Cardiovascular Surgery 7(7): 730-734

Comparison of reorganization energies for intra- and intermolecular electron transfer. Angewandte Chemie 41(13): 2344-2347

Comparison of repair techniques for mitral valve prolapse. Journal of Heart Valve Disease 3(4): 432-438

Comparison of repeat DNA sequences in the Erinaceidae mammal family by restriction analysis. Genetika 31(11): 1498-1506

Comparison of repeatability of the multifocal electroretinogram and Humphrey perimeter. Documenta Ophthalmologica. Advances in Ophthalmology 92(4): 281-289

Comparison of replicase localization in different types of mouse hepatitis virus (MHV)-infected cells. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 494: 275-281

Comparison of replication rates and pathogenicities between the SA14 parent and SA14-14-2 vaccine strains of Japanese encephalitis virus in mouse brain neurons. Archives of Virology 130(1-2): 131-143

Comparison of reported and expected deaths in sildenafil (Viagra) users. American Journal of Cardiology 89(11): 1331-1334

Comparison of reported drug use and urinalysis in the assessment of drug use. National Medical Journal of India 14(5): 315-316

Comparison of reporter gene assay and immature rat uterotrophic assay of twenty-three chemicals. Toxicology 170(1-2): 21-30

Comparison of reproducibility of selected allergologic tests in vitro. Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski 4(20): 94-95

Comparison of reproducibility to measure cough sensitivity between our original and astograph methods. Rinsho Byori. Japanese Journal of Clinical Pathology 50(4): 410-414

Comparison of resection, liver transplantation and transcatheter oily chemoembolisation in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. Wiadomosci Lekarskie 50 Suppl 1 Pt 1: 413-415

Comparison of resident and medical student evaluation of faculty teaching. Evaluation & the Health Professions 24(1): 53-60

Comparison of resin and solution screening methodologies in combinatorial chemistry and the identification of a 100 nM inhibitor of trypanothione reductase. Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry 1(4): 326-332

Comparison of resin-bonded prosthesis groove parallelism with the use of four tooth preparation methods. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 82(4): 398-409

Comparison of resin-containing BACTEC Plus Aerobic/F* medium with conventional methods for culture of normally sterile body fluids. Journal of Medical Microbiology 49(9): 787-791

Comparison of resistance in three breeds of cattle against African ixodid ticks. Experimental & Applied Acarology 20(4): 223-230

Comparison of resistance of four genotypes of rams to experimental infection with Haemonchus contortus. Veterinary Parasitology 65(1-2): 127-137

Comparison of resistance to environmental factors of the molluscs Hydrobia ulvae infected with trematoda parthenitae and free from infection. Parazitologiia 36(3): 195-202

Comparison of resistance to sliding between different self-ligating brackets with second-order angulation in the dry and saliva states. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 121(5): 472-482

Comparison of resistive index versus pulsatility index in assessing the benign etiology of adnexal masses. Clinical Imaging 22(4): 284-291

Comparison of resonant tunneling in a double-quantum-well three-barrier system and a single-quantum-well double-barrier system. Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter 47(12): 7253-7259

Comparison of resorbable and nonresorbable guided bone regeneration materials: a preliminary study. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants 13(1): 30-35

Comparison of resource costs between implant-based and TRAM flap breast reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 97(2): 364-372

Comparison of resource costs of free and conventional TRAM flap breast reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 98(1): 74-77

Comparison of respiratory effects of tramadol and oxycodone. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 9(7): 582-585

Comparison of respiratory function and fluid balance in very low birthweight infants given artificial or natural surfactant or no surfactant treatment. Journal of Perinatal Medicine 26(6): 469-474

Comparison of respiratory regulation in alcohol and opiate abusers. Pneumonologia i Alergologia Polska 68(7-8): 312-318

Comparison of respiratory sensations induced by J receptor stimulation with lobeline in left handers & right handers. Indian Journal of Medical Research 108: 291-295

Comparison of respiratory suppression methods and navigator locations for MR coronary angiography. Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology 168(5): 1369-1375

Comparison of respiratory symptoms questionnaires. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 4(1): 83-90

Comparison of response characteristics of two new reentrant brachytherapy ion chambers. Medical Physics 26(4): 660-661

Comparison of response evaluation in small cell lung cancer using computerized tomography and chest radiography. Lung Cancer 11(1-2): 51-60

Comparison of response to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor in children, adolescents, and adults with posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 12(1): 37-46

Comparison of responses evoked by mild indirect cooling and by sound in the forearm vasculature in patients with homozygous sickle cell disease and in normal subjects. Clinical Autonomic Research 8(1): 25-30

Comparison of responses of tattoos to picosecond and nanosecond Q-switched neodymium: YAG lasers. Archives of Dermatology 134(2): 167-171

Comparison of responses to SF-36 Health Survey questions with one-week and four-week recall periods. Health Services Research 32(3): 367-384

Comparison of responses to aminoguanidine and N omega-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester in the rat aorta. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology & Physiology 22(9): 641-645

Comparison of responses to an asthma symptom questionnaire (ISAAC core questions) completed by adolescents and their parents. SCARPOL-Team. Swiss Study on Childhood Allergy and Respiratory Symptoms with respect to Air Pollution. Pediatric Pulmonology 25(3): 159-166

Comparison of restorative treatment recommendations based on patients and patient simulations. Operative Dentistry 19(1): 20-25

Comparison of results after transanal endoscopic microsurgery and radical resection for T1 carcinoma of the rectum. Surgical Endoscopy 12(9): 1145-1148

Comparison of results and complications following combined ECCE-trabeculectomy versus small-incision-trabeculectomy and posterior chamber lens implantation. International Ophthalmology 20(1-3): 125-129

Comparison of results and models of solid-phase epitaxial growth of implanted Si layers induced by electron- and ion-beam irradiation. Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter 47(21): 14023-14031

Comparison of results from different laboratories in measuring 8-oxo-2'-deoxyguanosine in synthetic oligonucleotides. Free Radical Research 36(6): 649-659

Comparison of results in two implantable defibrillators. Jewel 7219D Investigators. American Journal of Cardiology 82(7): 875-880

Comparison of results of KTP/532 laser versus monopolar electrosurgical dissection in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery 3(3): 209-214

Comparison of results of carotid artery surgery after either direct closure or use of a vein patch. Cardiovascular Surgery 5(3): 295-303

Comparison of results of chamber angle examination by ultrasound biomicroscopy and gonioscopy. Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology 35(3): 174-8, 10

Comparison of results of core decompression and intertrochanteric osteotomy for nontraumatic osteonecrosis of the femoral head using Cox regression and survivorship analysis. Journal of Arthroplasty 16(6): 790-794

Comparison of results of coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction in patients > or =75 years of age versus patients <75 years of age. American Journal of Cardiology 89(7): 797-800

Comparison of results of excimer laser correction of all degrees of myopia at 12 months postoperatively. The Melbourne Excimer Laser Group. American Journal of Ophthalmology 121(4): 372-383

Comparison of results of intracoronary implantation of the Plamaz-Schatz stent with conventional balloon angioplasty in chronic total coronary arterial occlusion. American Journal of Cardiology 78(9): 985-989

Comparison of results of intracoronary stenting in patients with unstable vs. stable angina. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis 31(2): 95-101

Comparison of results of laparoscopic and open antegrade continence enema procedures. Pediatric Surgery International 15(5-6): 343-346

Comparison of results of percutaneous balloon mitral commissurotomy in patients aged > or = 65 years with those in patients aged < 65 years. American Journal of Cardiology 88(9): 994-1000

Comparison of results of percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty in patients with mild and moderate mitral stenosis to those with severe mitral stenosis. The North American Inoue Balloon Investigators. American Journal of Cardiology 71(15): 1300-1303

Comparison of results of results of medium energy ESWT and Mittelmeier surgical therapy in therapy refractory epicondylitis humeri radialis. Zeitschrift für Orthopadie und Ihre Grenzgebiete 137(4): 316-321

Comparison of results of retrocalcaneal decompression for retrocalcaneal bursitis and insertional achilles tendinosis with calcific spur. Foot & Ankle International 21(8): 638-642

Comparison of results of rotational coronary atherectomy in three age groups (< 70, 70 to 79 and > or = 80 years). American Journal of Cardiology 71(10): 862-864

Comparison of results of short- and long-term therapy of obesity. La Clinica Terapeutica 148(4): 159-164

Comparison of results of skin prick tests, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays and food challenges in children with respiratory allergy. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 47(6): 367-368

Comparison of results of stent implantation in small (<20 kg) children versus larger children with pulmonary artery stenoses. American Journal of Cardiology 78(10): 1180-1183

Comparison of results of the interaction of lymph node lymphocytes and cortisone-resistant thymocytes with endogenous stem cells from syngeneic and allogeneic recipients. Biulleten' Eksperimental'noi Biologii i Meditsiny 119(6): 637-639

Comparison of results using "freestyle" stentless porcine aortic root bioprosthesis with cryopreserved aortic allograft. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 11(4 Suppl 1): 69-73

Comparison of retention and release periods for implant overdenture attachments. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants 12(2): 176-185

Comparison of retention of aromatic hydrocarbons with polar groups in binary reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography systems. Journal of Chromatography. A 947(2): 167-183

Comparison of retentive qualities of two glass-ionomer cements used as fissure sealants. Asdc Journal of Dentistry for Children 63(4): 265-267

Comparison of retentiveness of amalgam bonding agent types. Operative Dentistry 22(5): 200-208

Comparison of reticulated platelet count with plasma glycocalicin concentration as a marker of platelet turnover in patients with thrombocytopenic disorders. Japanese Journal of Clinical Hematology 41(9): 705-711

Comparison of retrobulbar analgesics for evisceration. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 18(4): 258-260

Comparison of retrograde cerebral perfusion to antegrade cerebral perfusion and hypothermic circulatory arrest in a chronic porcine model. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 9(5): 560-74; Discussion 575

Comparison of retrograde versus antegrade cold blood cardioplegia: randomized trial in elective coronary artery bypass patients. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 12(4): 620-626

Comparison of retrospective and prospective measurements of the national institutes of health stroke scale. Cerebrovascular Diseases 10(1): 80-81

Comparison of retrospective surveys with a longitudinal follow-up in Senegal: SFS, DHS and Niakhar. European Journal of Population 10(3): 203-221

Comparison of retroviral and adeno-associated viral vectors designed to express human clotting factor IX. Human Gene Therapy 8(2): 125-135

Comparison of retroviral-mediated gene transfer into cultured human CD34+ hematopoietic progenitor cells derived from peripheral blood, bone marrow, and fetal umbilical cord blood. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 3(5): 273-281

Comparison of reversed and in situ saphenous vein grafts for infragenicular bypass: experience of two surgeons. Cardiovascular Surgery 1(1): 38-43

Comparison of rhabdomyosarcoma, buffalo green monkey kidney epithelial, A549 (human lung epithelial) cells and human embryonic lung fibroblasts for isolation of enteroviruses from clinical samples. Journal of Clinical Virology 11(1): 61-65

Comparison of rhenium-188, rhenium-186-HEDP and strontium-89 in palliation of painful bone metastases. Nuklearmedizin. Nuclear Medicine 39(6): 146-151

Comparison of rheumatoid arthritis care costs in patients starting therapy with leflunomide versus etanercept. American Journal of Managed Care 7(13 Suppl): S419-S426

Comparison of rheumatoid test procedures--value and critical interpretation of sensitivity and specificity and their effect on pre-test and post-test probability. Zeitschrift für Rheumatologie 55(3): 158-167

Comparison of rhinomanometry results and selected subjective and objective symptoms in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis. Otolaryngologia Polska 52(1): 59-64

Comparison of ribcage and posteroanterior thoracic spine stiffness: an investigation of the normal response. Manual Therapy 4(3): 157-162

Comparison of ribotyping and arbitrarily primed PCR for molecular typing of Salmonella enterica and relationships between strains on the basis of these molecular markers. Journal of Applied Microbiology 85(6): 933-940

Comparison of rifaximin and lactitol in the treatment of acute hepatic encephalopathy: results of a randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, controlled clinical trial. Journal of Hepatology 38(1): 51-58

Comparison of right atrial and peripheral procainamide infusion levels in patients with spontaneous or induced atrial fibrillation. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 21(1 Pt 2): 277-283

Comparison of right ventricular volume measurement between segmented k-space gradient-echo and steady-state free precession magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 16(3): 253-258

Comparison of right- and left-sided pectoral implantation parameters with the Jewel active can cardiodefibrillator. The World Wide Jewel Investigators. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 21(2): 447-451

Comparison of rigid and elastic matching of dynamic magnetic resonance mammographic images by mutual information. Medical Physics 27(10): 2456-2461

Comparison of ring block, dorsal penile nerve block, and topical anesthesia for neonatal circumcision: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 278(24): 2157-2162

Comparison of ring current methods for use in molecular modeling refinement of NMR derived three-dimensional structures. Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences 38(4): 702-709

Comparison of risk adjusters for medicaid-enrolled children with and without chronic health conditions. Ambulatory Pediatrics 1(4): 217-224

Comparison of risk factors between left and right-sided colon cancer. Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinicae 16(1): 63-68

Comparison of risk factors for foot problems in diabetic patients attending teaching hospital outpatient clinics in four different European states. Diabetic Medicine 11(7): 709-713

Comparison of risk factors for lacunar infarcts and other stroke subtypes. Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 59(4): 225-231

Comparison of risk factors for obesity in young, nonobese African-American and Caucasian women. International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders 24(11): 1514-1522

Comparison of risk factors, severity, and treatment of women with genital HPV. Cancer Nursing 17(4): 308-317

Comparison of risk profile and outcomes in patients undergoing surgical and catheter-based revascularization. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 13(2): 81-9; Discussion 90-2

Comparison of risk profiles for cardiovascular events: implications for prevention. Advances in Internal Medicine 42: 39-66

Comparison of risk-adjustment systems for the medicaid-eligible disabled population. Medical Care 38(4): 422-432

Comparison of risperidone and other neuroleptics in the management of chronic schizophrenia using cognitive therapy. Medical Journal of Malaysia 55(1): 7-13

Comparison of rizatriptan 10 mg vs. zolmitriptan 2.5 mg in the acute treatment of migraine. Rizatriptan-Zolmitriptan Study Group. Cephalalgia 20(5): 455-461

Comparison of rizatriptan and sumatriptan: a reply to O'Quinn et al. Headache 39(5): 340-341

Comparison of rocket immuno-electrophoresis (RIE) and ELISA for determination of tetanus antibodies in tetanus immunoglobulins. Developments in Biological Standardization 86: 348-348

Comparison of rocuronium and suxamethonium for rapid tracheal intubation in children. Paediatric Anaesthesia 12(2): 140-145

Comparison of rocuronium and suxamethonium for use during rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia. Anaesthesia 53(9): 867-871

Comparison of rocuronium and vecuronium pretreatment for prevention of fasciculations, myalgia and biochemical changes following succinylcholine administration. Acta Anaesthesiologica Sinica 37(4): 173-178

Comparison of roentgenological, macroscopic and histological degree of degeneration in varus gonarthrosis. Zeitschrift für Orthopadie und Ihre Grenzgebiete 135(2): 124-130

Comparison of roles and professional development needs of nurse executives working in metropolitan, provincial, rural or remote settings in Queensland. Australian Journal of Rural Health 10(4): 202-208

Comparison of room temperature and warmed local anesthetic solution for tumescent liposuction. A randomized double-blind study. Dermatologic Surgery 22(8): 707-709

Comparison of root canal preparation using different automated devices and hand instrumentation. Journal of Endodontics 19(3): 141-145

Comparison of ropivacaine 0.1% and 0.2% with bupivacaine 0.2% for single-shot caudal anaesthesia in children. Paediatric Anaesthesia 10(5): 499-504

Comparison of ropivacaine and bupivacaine for epidural analgesia during labor. Revista Espanola de Anestesiologia Y Reanimacion 48(5): 199-203

Comparison of ropivacaine and lidocaine for intravenous regional anesthesia in volunteers: a preliminary study on anesthetic efficacy and blood level. Anesthesiology 90(6): 1602-1608

Comparison of ropivacaine-fentanyl patient-controlled epidural analgesia with morphine intravenous patient-controlled analgesia for perioperative analgesia and recovery after open colon surgery. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 14(8): 571-577

Comparison of routes of flumazenil administration to reverse midazolam-induced respiratory depression in a canine model. Academic Emergency Medicine 4(12): 1115-1118

Comparison of routine and selective endoscopic retrograde cholangiography before laparoscopic cholecystectomy. World Journal of Surgery 20(3): 267-70; Discussion 271

Comparison of routine semen analysis with results of the hypo-osmotic test and hamster penetration test. Ginekologia Polska 65(1): 1-4

Comparison of routine therapeutic protocols used in Madagascar for the treatment of smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis (preliminary results). Archives de L'institut Pasteur de Madagascar 62(1): 72-76

Comparison of roxatidine acetate and ranitidine in the treatment of reflux esophagitis. The Roxatidine Esophagitis Study Group. Clinical Therapeutics 15(2): 283-293

Comparison of roxithromycin bioavailability of a conventional and a dispersible tablet formulation. Yao Xue Xue Bao 33(8): 621-625

Comparison of rural and non-rural students undertaking a voluntary rural placement in the early years of a medical course. Medical Education 34(3): 231-233

Comparison of rural and urban certified nurse-midwives in Arizona. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery 38(1): 28-34

Comparison of rural and urban skilled nursing facility benefit use. Health Care Financing Review 14(4): 25-37

Comparison of safety and cost of percutaneous versus surgical tracheostomy. American Surgeon 67(1): 54-60

Comparison of safety and efficacy of fluticasone propionate cream, 0.05%, and betamethasone valerate cream, 0.1%, in the treatment of moderate-to-severe psoriasis. Cutis 57(2 Suppl): 45-50

Comparison of safety and efficacy of the various thrombolytic agents. Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine 3 Suppl 2: S17-S24

Comparison of safety of the vertical and horizontal position for delivery. Ceska Gynekologie 64(2): 100-102

Comparison of salbutamol dry powder aerosol with pressurised aerosol. Indian Journal of Chest Diseases & Allied Sciences 35(4): 163-166

Comparison of salicylic acid and urea versus ammonium lactate for the treatment of foot xerosis. A randomized, double-blind, clinical study. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 88(7): 332-336

Comparison of salmeterol with disodium cromoglycate in the treatment of adult asthma. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 76(2): 189-194

Comparison of sample preparation and signal evaluation methods for EPR analysis of tooth enamel. Applied Radiation and Isotopes 52(5): 1059-1064

Comparison of sampling methods and their effects on alkaline phosphatase levels in gingival crevicular fluid. Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 33(2): 100-102

Comparison of sampling methods for 1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate, (HDI) in a commercial spray box. Analyst 127(1): 169-173

Comparison of sampling methods for monomer and polyisocyanates of 1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate during spray finishing operations. Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 15(6): 472-478

Comparison of sampling methods for obtaining accurate coagulation values in hemodialysis patients with heparinized central venous catheters. Nephrology Nursing Journal 28(6): 632-636

Comparison of saruplase and alteplase in acute myocardial infarction. SESAM Study Group. The Study in Europe with Saruplase and Alteplase in Myocardial Infarction. American Journal of Cardiology 79(6): 727-732

Comparison of scalar measures used in magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging. Journal of Magnetic Resonance 139(1): 1-7

Comparison of scalar with vectorial electrocardiogram in axis determination. West African Journal of Medicine 18(3): 187-190

Comparison of scanners and porto-scanners, both in helical mode, for the study of hepatic metastases. Prospective study in 12 patients. Gastroenterologie Clinique et Biologique 21(4): 254-258

Comparison of schizophrenic patients' families and normal families in China, using Chinese versions of FACES-II and the Family Environment Scales. Family Process 37(1): 95-106

Comparison of scholastic performances of left handed and right handed students. Indian Pediatrics 30(10): 1189-1192

Comparison of school nurse and auxologist height velocity measurements in school children with short stature. (The Hackney Growth Initiative). Child: Care, Health and Development 20(3): 179-188

Comparison of scintigraphy and magnetic resonance imaging for stress injuries of bone. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 12(2): 79-84

Comparison of scleral buckling and vitrectomy for retinal detachment resulting from flap tears in superior quadrants. Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology 45(2): 187-191

Comparison of scores on WISC-III and WISC--R of urban learning disabled students. Psychological Reports 77(2): 473-474

Comparison of scores on the MMPI-A and MMPI-2 for young adults. Psychological Reports 81(3 Pt 1): 787-794

Comparison of scores on two recent editions of the Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration. Perceptual and Motor Skills 87(3 Pt 2): 1324-1326

Comparison of scotopic pupil measurement with slitlamp-based cobalt blue light and infrared video-based system. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 28(11): 1952-1956

Comparison of screening instruments for disability and emotional/behavioral disorders with a generic measure of health-related quality of life in survivors of childhood brain tumors. International Journal of Cancer. Supplement 12: 106-111

Comparison of screening methods for TEM- and SHV-derived extended-spectrum beta-lactamase detection. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 8(11): 715-724

Comparison of screening methods for detection of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases and their prevalence among Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species in Hong Kong. Apmis 108(3): 237-240

Comparison of screening-detected and symptomatic lung cancer patients. Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & ChemoTherapy 25(10): 1486-1492

Comparison of screw retention of nine abutment systems: a pilot study. Implant Dentistry 6(1): 28-31

Comparison of sealing ability of three different root canal sealers--an in vitro study. Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 16(4): 122-127

Comparison of sealing efficacy of materials placed in lateral root perforations--an in vitro study. Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 16(4): 115-119

Comparison of search strategies and quality of medical information of the Internet: a study relating to ankle sprain. Injury 32(6): 473-476

Comparison of seat belt force-limiting methods using the MADYMO multi-body/finite element program. Annual Proceedings. Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine 45: 11-21

Comparison of second controller medications in addition to inhaled corticosteroid in patients with moderate asthma. Respiratory Medicine 96(5): 322-329

Comparison of second- and third-generation enzyme immunoassays for detecting antibodies to hepatitis C virus. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 40(5): 1656-1659

Comparison of second- and third-generation hepatitis C virus enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays in a low-risk blood donor population. Transfusion 36(5): 477-478

Comparison of second-order impact line shifts. Physical Review. A, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics 44(8): 5318-5319

Comparison of secondary and tertiary cleft jaw osteoplasty. 20 year analysis. Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie 6(3): 134-139

Comparison of secondary ischemia tolerance between free skin flap and island skin flap raised on the buttock of the pig. Zhonghua Zheng Xing Shao Shang Wai Ke Za Zhi 14(1): 9-12

Comparison of secondary ischemic tolerance between pedicled and free island buttock skin flaps in the pig. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 100(1): 72-81; Discussion 82-3

Comparison of secondary prevention of heart disease in Europe: lifestyle getting worse, therapy getting better in Ireland. Irish Medical Journal 95(9): 272-274

Comparison of sectioning rates among carbide and diamond burs using three casting alloys. Journal of Prosthodontics 8(4): 240-244

Comparison of sedation regimens for pediatric outpatient CT. Pediatric Radiology 23(5): 341-344

Comparison of seed loading approaches in prostate brachytherapy. Medical Physics 27(2): 381-392

Comparison of segmental wall motion in electrocardiogram-gated myocardial scintigraphy and transthoracic echocardiography. Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux 93(7): 827-834

Comparison of seizure duration, ictal EEG, and cognitive effects of ketamine and methohexital anesthesia with ECT. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 15(1): 27-34

Comparison of selected health behavior variables in elderly women with osteoarthritis in different environments. Arthritis Care and Research 6(1): 31-37

Comparison of selected health risk behaviors between adolescents in public and private high schools in South Carolina. Journal of School Health 67(10): 434-440

Comparison of selected indices of nonspecific immunity estimated in peripheral blood of patients with untreated duodenal ulcer and after treatment with ranitidine. Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej 91(3): 185-191

Comparison of selected nutritional indicators in children in Slovakia in 1988 and 1992. European Journal of Epidemiology 10(1): 115-119

Comparison of selected pain assessment tools for use with the elderly. Applied Nursing Research 6(1): 39-46

Comparison of selected perceptual variables for backpacks with internal and external frames. Perceptual and Motor Skills 90(2): 605-608

Comparison of selected retention models in reversed-phase liquid chromatography. Journal of Chromatography. A 913(1-2): 3-13

Comparison of selected ultrasound performance tests with varying overall receiver gain and dynamic range, using conventional and magnified field of view. Medical Physics 25(5): 642-647

Comparison of selective screening of verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) isolation depending on O-serotyping and hemolysis from faeces of healthy persons. Kansenshogaku Zasshi. Journal of the Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases 72(8): 853-854

Comparison of selenium status between Japanese living in Tokyo and Japanese brazilians in São Paulo, Brazil. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 10(3): 197-199