Diana Bilton et al.
Thorax, 69(12), 1073-1079 (2014-09-24)
Bronchiectasis is characterised by excessive production of mucus and pulmonary exacerbations. Inhaled osmotic agents may enhance mucociliary clearance, but few long-term clinical trials have been conducted. To determine the impact of inhaled mannitol on exacerbation rates in patients with non-cystic...
Traumatic intracranial hypertension.
Nino Stocchetti et al.
The New England journal of medicine, 370(22), 2121-2130 (2014-05-30)
Kåre Håkansson et al.
American journal of rhinology & allergy, 28(5), 383-387 (2014-09-10)
Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a common health problem that is subclassified as CRS with nasal polyps (CRSwNPs) or CRS without NPs (CRSsNP). In accordance with the united airways concept, CRSwNPs frequently coexists with asthma but to date, this association remains...
Cecilio F Caldeira et al.
Nature communications, 5, 5365-5365 (2014-11-06)
Circadian rhythms enable plants to anticipate daily environmental variations, resulting in growth oscillations under continuous light. Because plants daily transpire up to 200% of their water content, their water status oscillates from favourable during the night to unfavourable during the...
Shankar Kumar et al.
Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology, 30(1), 86-91 (2014-08-30)
In evaluating small bowel Crohn's disease (CD), small intestine contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (SICUS) is emerging as an alternative to magnetic resonance enterography (MRE). This retrospective study compared the diagnostic accuracy of SICUS and MRE with surgical findings, and their level of...