Clinical School (Royal Melbourne Hospital) - Research Publications
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The relationship between interfragmentary movement and cell differentiation in early fracture healing under locking plate fixation
Interfragmentary movement (IFM) at the fracture site plays an important role in fracture healing, particularly during its early stage, via influencing the mechanical microenvironment of mesenchymal stem cells within the ...
The role of impairment of mesenchymal stem cell function in osteoporotic bone fracture healing
With demographic change and increasing life expectancy, osteoporotic fractures have become one of the most prevalent trauma conditions seen in daily clinical practice. A variety of factors are known to affect the rate of ...
Diagnosis of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome in women with chronic pelvic pain: a prospective observational study
(SPRINGER LONDON LTD, 2012-10-01)
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: This study assesses the prevalence of interstitial cystitis (IC)/bladder pain syndrome (BPS) in women with chronic pelvic pain (CPP). METHODS: This was a prospective study of 150 women undergoing ...
Intensive care discharge delay is associated with increased hospital length of stay: A multicentre prospective observational study.
BACKGROUND: Some patients experience a delayed discharge from the intensive care unit (ICU) where the intended and actual discharge times do not coincide. The clinical implications of this remain unclear. OBJECTIVE: To ...
A good resource for parents, but will clinicians use it?: Evaluation of a resource for paediatric end-of-life decision making
BACKGROUND: Communication with parents about end-of-life care and decisions is a difficult and sensitive process. The objective of the present study was to ascertain clinicians' views on the acceptability and usefulness ...
Early acid-base and blood pressure effects of continuous renal replacement therapy intensity in patients with metabolic acidosis
PURPOSE: In acute kidney injury patients, metabolic acidosis is common. Its severity, duration, and associated changes in mean arterial pressure (MAP) and vasopressor therapy may be affected by the intensity of continuous ...
Undernutrition and malaria in pregnancy - a dangerous dyad?
BACKGROUND: In low-resource settings, malaria and macronutrient undernutrition are major health problems in pregnancy, contributing significantly to adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm birth and fetal growth ...
e Analysis of Platelet-Rich Plasma Extraction Variations in Platelet and Blood Components Between 4 Common Commercial Kits
(SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC, 2017-01-01)
BACKGROUND: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been extensively used as a treatment in tissue healing in tendinopathy, muscle injury, and osteoarthritis. However, there is variation in methods of extraction, and this produces ...
Understanding factors influencing physical activity and exercise in lung cancer: a systematic review
PURPOSE: Despite evidence and clinical practice guidelines supporting physical activity (PA) for people with lung cancer, this evidence has not translated into clinical practice. This review aims to identify, evaluate and ...
Common and Low Frequency Variants in MERTK Are Independently Associated with Multiple Sclerosis Susceptibility with Discordant Association Dependent upon HLA-DRB1*15:01 Status
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2016-03-01)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. The risk of developing MS is strongly influenced by genetic predisposition, and over 100 loci have been established as ...