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Stair climbing in the functional assessment of lung resection candidates
Background: Algorithms for the pre-operative evaluation of lung resection candidates with impaired lung function invariably include maximum oxygen uptake (VO2MAX) as a critical parameter of functional reserves, with a ...
Deficits in facial affect recognition in unaffected siblings of Xhosa schizophrenia patients: Evidence for a neurocognitive endophenotype
The present study in an African Xhosa sample examined whether familial vulnerability to schizophrenia is associated with deficits in facial affect recognition. Healthy comparison subjects, unaffected siblings of schizophrenia ...
Clinical and radiological grading of superior vena cava obstruction
Background: Superior vena cava obstruction (SVCO) is commonly caused by neoplastic venous compression and presents with typical symptoms and signs. Its clinical severity presumably depends on the degree of obstruction and ...
Efficacy and safety of oral paliperidone extended-release tablets in the treatment of acute schizophrenia: Pooled data from three 52-week open-label studies
Long-term efficacy and safety of paliperidone extended-release tablets (3-12 mg/day) were evaluated in pooled data from 52-week open-label extension (OLE) phases of three 6-week, placebo-controlled, double-blind (DB) trials ...
Escitalopram in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Response of symptom dimensions to pharmacotherapy
Introduction: There is a substantial body of evidence that obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) symptoms can be grouped into a series of discrete dimensions, and some evidence that not all OCD symptom dimensions respond ...
The contribution of bone SPECT to the diagnosis of bone metastases in an African population
BACKGROUND: A number of studies have demonstrated the value of performing spinal SPECT in addition to planar scintigraphy for the diagnosis of bone metastases. This has not been demonstrated in an African population, ...