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Electrically evoked wrist extensor muscle fatigue throughout repetitive motion as measured by mechanomyography and near-infrared spectroscopy.

Biomed Tech (Berl). 2018 Sep 19;:

Authors: Mohamad Saadon NS, Hamzaid NA, Hasnan N, Dzulkifli MA, Davis GM

Abstract
Repetitive electrically-evoked muscle contraction leads to accelerated muscle fatigue. This study assessed electrically-evoked fatiguing muscle with changes to mechanomyography root mean square percentage (%RMS-MMG) and tissue saturation index (%TSI) in extensor carpi radialis. Forty healthy volunteers (n=40) performed repetitive electrical-evoked wrist extension to fatigue and results were analyzed pre- and post-fatigue, i.e. 50% power output (%PO) drop. Responses of %PO, %TSI and %RMS-MMG were correlated while the relationships between %RMS-MMG and %TSI were investigated using linear regression. The %TSI for both groups were negatively correlated with declining %PO as the ability of the muscle to take up oxygen became limited due to fatigued muscle. The %RMS-MMG behaved in two different patterns post-fatigue against declining %PO whereby; (i) group A showed positive correlation (%RMS-MMG decreased) throughout the session and (ii) group B demonstrated negative correlation (%RMS-MMG increased) with declining %PO until the end of the session. Regression analysis showed %TSI was inversely proportional to %RMS-MMG during post-fatigue in group A. Small gradients in both groups suggested that %TSI was not sensitive to the changes in %RMS-MMG and they were mutually exclusive. Most correlation and regression changed significantly post-fatigue indicating that after fatigue, the condition of muscle had changed mechanically and physiologically.

PMID: 30231006 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Observation of the χ_{b1}(3P) and χ_{b2}(3P) and Measurement of their Masses.

Phys Rev Lett. 2018 Aug 31;121(9):092002

Authors: Sirunyan AM, Tumasyan A, Adam W, Ambrogi F, Asilar E, Bergauer T, Brandstetter J, Dragicevic M, Erö J, Escalante Del Valle A, Flechl M, Frühwirth R, Ghete VM, Hrubec J, Jeitler M, Krammer N, Krätschmer I, Liko D, Madlener T, Mikulec I, Rad N, Rohringer H, Schieck J, Schöfbeck R, Spanring M, Spitzbart D, Taurok A, Waltenberger W, Wittmann J, Wulz CE, Zarucki M, Chekhovsky V, Mossolov V, Suarez Gonzalez J, De Wolf EA, Di Croce D, Janssen X, Lauwers J, Pieters M, Van De Klundert M, Van Haevermaet H, Van Mechelen P, Van Remortel N, Abu Zeid S, Blekman F, D'Hondt J, De Bruyn I, De Clercq J, Deroover K, Flouris G, Lontkovskyi D, Lowette S, Marchesini I, Moortgat S, Moreels L, Python Q, Skovpen K, Tavernier S, Van Doninck W, Van Mulders P, Van Parijs I, Beghin D, Bilin B, Brun H, Clerbaux B, De Lentdecker G, Delannoy H, Dorney B, Fasanella G, Favart L, Goldouzian R, Grebenyuk A, Kalsi AK, Lenzi T, Luetic J, Postiau N, Starling E, Thomas L, Vander Velde C, Vanlaer P, Vannerom D, Wang 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Abstract
The χ_{b1}(3P) and χ_{b2}(3P) states are observed through their ϒ(3S)γ decays, using an event sample of proton-proton collisions collected by the CMS experiment at the CERN LHC. The data were collected at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 80.0  fb^{-1}. The ϒ(3S) mesons are identified through their dimuon decay channel, while the low-energy photons are detected after converting to e^{+}e^{-} pairs in the silicon tracker, leading to a χ_{b}(3P) mass resolution of 2.2 MeV. This is the first time that the J=1 and 2 states are well resolved and their masses individually measured: 10513.42±0.41(stat)±0.18(syst)  MeV and 10524.02±0.57(stat)±0.18(syst)  MeV; they are determined with respect to the world-average value of the ϒ(3S) mass, which has an uncertainty of 0.5 MeV. The mass splitting is measured to be 10.60±0.64(stat)±0.17(syst)  MeV.

PMID: 30230889 [PubMed - in process]

Segmentation of left ventricle in late gadolinium enhanced MRI through 2D-4D registration for infarct localization in 3D patient-specific left ventricular model.

Magn Reson Med. 2018 Sep 19;:

Authors: Leong CO, Lim E, Tan LK, Abdul Aziz YF, Sridhar GS, Socrates D, Chee KH, Lee ZV, Liew YM

Abstract
PURPOSE: To evaluate a 2D-4D registration-cum-segmentation framework for the delineation of left ventricle (LV) in late gadolinium enhanced (LGE) MRI and for the localization of infarcts in patient-specific 3D LV models.
METHODS: A 3-step framework was proposed, consisting of: (1) 3D LV model reconstruction from motion-corrected 4D cine-MRI; (2) Registration of 2D LGE-MRI with 4D cine-MRI; (3) LV contour extraction from the intersection of LGE slices with the LV model. The framework was evaluated against cardiac MRI data from 27 patients scanned within 6 months after acute myocardial infarction. We compared the use of local Pearson's correlation (LPC) and normalized mutual information (NMI) as similarity measures for the registration. The use of 2 and 6 long-axis (LA) cine-MRI scans was also compared. The accuracy of the framework was evaluated using manual segmentation, and the interobserver variability of the scar volume derived from the segmented LV was determined using Bland-Altman analysis.
RESULTS: LPC outperformed NMI as a similarity measure for the proposed framework using 6 LA scans, with Hausdorrf distance (HD) of 1.19 ± 0.53 mm versus 1.51 ± 2.01 mm (endocardial) and 1.21 ± 0.48 mm versus 1.46 ± 1.78 mm (epicardial), respectively. Segmentation using 2 LA scans was comparable to 6 LA scans with a HD of 1.23 ± 0.70 mm (endocardial) and 1.25 ± 0.74 mm (epicardial). The framework yielded a lower interobserver variability in scar volumes compared with manual segmentation.
CONCLUSION: The framework showed high accuracy and robustness in delineating LV in LGE-MRI and allowed for bidirectional mapping of information between LGE- and cine-MRI scans, crucial in personalized model studies for treatment planning.

PMID: 30230606 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Effect of root canal debridement on inflammatory cytokine levels.

Aust Endod J. 2018 Sep 19;:

Authors: Sheriff SO, Soh JA, Ramar NA, Pulikkotil SJ, Nagendrababu V, Neelakantan P, Amalraj FD

Abstract
In endodontic infections, inflammatory mediators such as cytokines are released, recruited and retained until the infection is eradicated. Root canal therapy is performed to prevent the spread of infection. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of root canal debridement (cleaning and shaping) on periapical inflammation by measuring the levels of inflammatory cytokines, Interleukin-8 (IL-8) and Interleukin-10 (IL-10). The study includes twenty patients with pulp necrosis and asymptomatic apical periodontitis. Periradicular sample was collected using paper points before and after root canal debridement. Cytokine levels were determined by Sandwich Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA). Data were analysed using paired t-test (PASW Statistics 18) (P = 0.05). All samples showed the presence of IL-8 and IL-10 prior to root canal debridement. Significantly reduced levels (P < 0.05) of IL-8 and IL-10 were detected after root canal debridement. In conclusion, root canal debridement significantly decreased the levels of the tested pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokine in the periradicular interstitial fluid.

PMID: 30230109 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Does abuse in late life worsen sleep quality? A two-year prospective cohort study among rural older adults.

Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Sep 19;:

Authors: Yunus RM, Hairi NN, Yuen C, Sooryanarayana R, Hairi F, Ismail N, Kandiben S, Peng TN, Ali ZM, Ahmad SN, Razak IA, Othman S, Peramalah D, Mydin FHM, Bulgiba A

Abstract
BACKGROUND: Elder abuse and neglect (EAN) is a growing public health problem, and numerous adverse health effects of abuse in late life have been documented. Little is known, however, about the impact of elder abuse on sleep quality. This study examines the longitudinal relationship between EAN and sleep quality.
METHODS: This was a 2-year prospective cohort study involving 1927 older adults in a rural Malaysian district, Kuala Pilah. A multi-stage cluster sampling strategy was employed. After 2 years, 1189 respondents were re-assessed. EAN was determined using the modified Conflict Tactic Scale, while sleep quality was measured using the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI).
RESULTS: The prevalence of elder abuse was 8.1% (95% CI:6.9,9.3). Longitudinal analysis using generalized estimating equations showed that elder abuse contributed to higher PSQI scores (B:0.49, 95% CI:0.17,0.58). Sub-analyses demonstrated that psychological abuse and neglect had significant longitudinal relationships with increase of PSQI scores, while other subtypes did not.
CONCLUSION: Abuse in late life, particularly psychological abuse and neglect, result in greater PSQI scores. Even though this may imply decline in sleep quality, our findings were not considered clinically significant as they did not exceed the clinical cut-off score of five. Nevertheless, sleep quality is an important determinant of health and a predictor of mortality among older adults; thus, understanding its relationship with abuse is useful to health care providers and policy-makers in improving health services and upgrading preventive measures.

PMID: 30230023 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Limitations in contemporary self-reported medication adherence questionnaires: the concept and design of General Medication Adherence Scale (GMAS) originating from a developing country.

Curr Med Res Opin. 2018 Sep 19;:1-3

Authors: Abbas Naqvi A, Azmi Hassali M

PMID: 30229674 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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Three dimensional neuro-retinal rim thickness and retinal nerve fiber layer thickness using high-definition optical coherence tomography for open-angle glaucoma.

Jpn J Ophthalmol. 2018 Sep 18;:

Authors: Subramaniam S, Jeoung JW, Lee WJ, Kim YK, Park KH

Abstract
PURPOSE: To compare the diagnostic capability of three-dimensional (3D) neuro-retinal rim thickness (NRR) with existing optic nerve head and retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) scan parameters using high-definition optical coherence tomography (HD-OCT).
DESIGN: Retrospective study.
METHODS: Based on the mean deviation (MD) of the Humphrey Field Analyzer (HFA), the 152 subjects were categorized into mild (MD > - 6 dB, 100), moderate (MD - 6 to - 12 dB, 26), and severe (MD < - 12 dB, 26) glaucoma. The HD-OCT values of NRR, RNFL and ganglion cell inner plexiform layer (GCIPL) thicknesses, along with those of other parameters (rim area, disc area) were obtained, and the average NRR thickness was calculated.
RESULTS: For all of the HD-OCT parameters, RNFL thickness showed a higher area under the ROC (AUROC) curve (range: 0.937-1.000) than did NRR thickness (range: 0.827-1.000). There were significant RNFL, NRR, and GCIPL AUROC curve differences among the mild, moderate and severe glaucoma groups. RNFL thickness for mild glaucoma showed a significantly larger area than did NRR thickness [area difference: 0.110 (± 0.025); p value < 0.0001). Furthermore, RNFL relative to NRR thickness yielded higher sensitivity (85-100% vs. 72-100%) and specificity (89-100% vs. 84-100%) for diagnosis of glaucoma.
CONCLUSION: RNFL thickness remains significantly better than 3D NRR thickness in terms of glaucoma-diagnostic capability in HD-OCT.

PMID: 30229404 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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Wirelessly activated device with an integrated ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC) cantilever valve for targeted drug delivery.

Lab Chip. 2018 Sep 19;:

Authors: Cheong HR, Nguyen NT, Khaw MK, Teoh BY, Chee PS

Abstract
This paper reports a wirelessly powered ionic polymer-metal composite (IPMC) soft actuator operated by external radio frequency (RF) magnetic fields for targeted drug delivery. A 183 μm thick IPMC cantilever valve was fitted with an embedded LC resonant circuit to wirelessly control the actuator when the field frequency is tuned to its resonant frequency of approximately 25 MHz. Experimental characterization of the fabricated actuator showed a cumulative cantilever deflection of 160 μm for three repeated RF ON-OFF cycles at 0.6 W input power. The device was loaded with a dye solution and immersed in DI water to demonstrate wireless drug release. The qualitative result shows the successful release of the dye solution from the device reservoir. The release rate can be controlled by tuning the RF input power. We achieved a maximum average release rate of ∼0.1 μl s-1. We further conducted an in vitro study with human tumor cells (HeLa) to demonstrate the proof of concept of the developed device. The experiments show promising results towards the intended drug delivery application.

PMID: 30229248 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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De novo transcriptome resources of the lichens, Dirinaria sp. UKM-J1 and UKM-K1 collected from Jerantut and Klang, Malaysia.

Data Brief. 2018 Aug;19:2416-2419

Authors: Bharudin I, Abdul Rahim SN, Abu Bakar MF, Ibrahim SN, Kamaruddin S, Latif MT, Samsudin MW, Abdul Murad AM, Abu Bakar FD

Abstract
Lichen is a symbiotic organism that exists as a single composite body consisting of a mycobiont (fungus) and a photobiont (algae or a cyanobacterium). Many lichen species are considered as extremophiles due to their tolerance to radiation, desiccation, temperature and pollution. However, not all lichen species are tolerant to harsh environmental conditions as several species are sensitive for example to nitrogen, sulphur, acidity, heavy metals, halogens (e.g. fluoride) and ozone. Thus, to better understand why some lichens can withstand exposure to pollutants as opposed to those that are susceptible, we focused on the lichen species of Dirinaria known for their wide distribution in the tropics, subtropics and pantropical, and moderate tolerance to air pollution. Their moderate tolerance to air pollution affords them to thrive in good air quality environments as well as polluted air environments. Lichen samples of Dirinaria sp., UKM-J1 and UKM-K1, were respectively collected from two areas with different levels of air quality based on Air Pollutant Index or API (with index pollutant criteria of PM10, carbon monoxide, ozone, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide) in the outskirt of Jerantut (UKM-J1), a rural area in the middle of Peninsular Malaysia and the township of Klang (UKM-K1), in a busy area of the Klang Valley, Malaysia. API was monitored throughout 2012-2013 whereby the sample collection site in Klang showed markedly higher concentrations of pollutants in all the index pollutant criteria as compared to that of Jerantut. We performed transcriptome sequencing using Illumina RNA-seq technology and de novo assembly of the transcripts from the lichen samples. Raw reads from both libraries were deposited in the NCBI database with the accession number SRP138994.

PMID: 30229114 [PubMed]

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Data article on elemental and metabolomic-based alkaloidal composition in black pepper oleoresin using a positive ESI-mode LC-QToF and ICP-mass spectroscopy.

Data Brief. 2018 Aug;19:1627-1630

Authors: Olalere OA, Abdurahman NH, Yunus RBM, Alara OR

Abstract
This paper contains data from the elemental and phytochemical profiling of black pepper oleoresin extracts using the LC-MS QToF and ICP-MS analysis. In recent years studies have shown the medicinal properties of extracts from these two cultivars of Piper nigrum. The medicinal properties are attributed to the presence of many secondary metabolites and mineral element in them. The phytochemical profiling was conducted using a Liquid Chromatography equipped with an electrospray time-of-flight mass spectrometer detectors. The mass spectrometer was equipped with an electrospray ionization sources operated in positive ion mode. The alkaloid compounds in the optimized black pepper extract were tentatively characterized in accordance with their ions׳ mass fragmentation.

PMID: 30229034 [PubMed]

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