Gene Symbol: EGR3
Description: early growth response 3
Alias: EGR-3, PILOT, early growth response protein 3, zinc finger protein pilot
Species: human
Products:     EGR3

Top Publications

  1. Liu D, Jia H, Holmes D, Stannard A, Zachary I. Vascular endothelial growth factor-regulated gene expression in endothelial cells: KDR-mediated induction of Egr3 and the related nuclear receptors Nur77, Nurr1, and Nor1. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2003;23:2002-7 pubmed
    ..genes were the NR4A nuclear receptor family members Nur77, Nurr1, and Nor1 and the zinc-finger transcription factor Egr3. VEGF also induced rapid expression of Down syndrome candidate region 1, cyclooxygenase-2, tissue factor, ..
  2. Yamada K, Gerber D, Iwayama Y, Ohnishi T, Ohba H, Toyota T, et al. Genetic analysis of the calcineurin pathway identifies members of the EGR gene family, specifically EGR3, as potential susceptibility candidates in schizophrenia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:2815-20 pubmed
    ..Four of these genes (PPP3CC, EGR2, EGR3, and EGR4) showed nominally significant association with schizophrenia...
  3. Liu D, Evans I, Britton G, Zachary I. The zinc-finger transcription factor, early growth response 3, mediates VEGF-induced angiogenesis. Oncogene. 2008;27:2989-98 pubmed
    Early growth response 3 (Egr3) is a member of a zinc-finger transcription factor subfamily, which we previously found to be strongly upregulated by vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-A in an oligonucleotide microarray screen of ..
  4. Suehiro J, Hamakubo T, Kodama T, Aird W, Minami T. Vascular endothelial growth factor activation of endothelial cells is mediated by early growth response-3. Blood. 2010;115:2520-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, these findings suggest that Egr-3 is a critical determinant of VEGF signaling in activated endothelial cells. Thus, Egr-3 represents a potential therapeutic target in VEGF-mediated vasculopathic diseases. ..
  5. Kyogoku C, Yanagi M, Nishimura K, Sugiyama D, Morinobu A, Fukutake M, et al. Association of calcineurin A gamma subunit (PPP3CC) and early growth response 3 (EGR3) gene polymorphisms with susceptibility to schizophrenia in a Japanese population. Psychiatry Res. 2011;185:16-9 pubmed publisher
    To examine the association of PPP3CC (rs10108011 and rs2461491) and EGR3 (rs3750192) single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) with Japanese schizophrenia, we performed a case-control association study using 337 patients and 369 healthy ..
  6. Patwardhan S, Gashler A, Siegel M, Chang L, Joseph L, Shows T, et al. EGR3, a novel member of the Egr family of genes encoding immediate-early transcription factors. Oncogene. 1991;6:917-28 pubmed
    ..Here we report the characterization of a new member of the Egr family referred to as EGR3 (human). This cDNA clone was isolated using low stringency hybridization with the zinc finger domain of Egr-1...
  7. Mansour H, Talkowski M, Wood J, Chowdari K, McClain L, Prasad K, et al. Association study of 21 circadian genes with bipolar I disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophrenia. Bipolar Disord. 2009;11:701-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Using gene-based tests, suggestive associations were noted between EGR3 and BPI (p = 0.017), and between NPAS2 and SZ/SZA (p = 0.034)...
  8. Liu B, Zhang J, Wang L, Li X, Wang Y, Ji J, et al. No association between EGR gene family polymorphisms and schizophrenia in the Chinese population. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2010;34:506-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study we investigated the role of EGR1, EGR2, EGR3 and EGR4 within the EGR family...
  9. Kim S, Song J, Joo E, Lee K, Ahn Y, Kim Y. EGR3 as a potential susceptibility gene for schizophrenia in Korea. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2010;153B:1355-60 pubmed publisher
    ..EGR genes, including EGR2, EGR3, and EGR4, showed significant association with schizophrenia in Japanese schizophrenic pedigrees...

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  1. Marzocco S, Fazeli G, Di Micco L, Autore G, Adesso S, Dal Piaz F, et al. Supplementation of Short-Chain Fatty Acid, Sodium Propionate, in Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis: Beneficial Effects on Inflammatory Parameters and Gut-Derived Uremic Toxins, A Pilot Study (PLAN Study). J Clin Med. 2018;7: pubmed publisher
    ..We performed a single-center non-randomized pilot study in 20 MHD patients...
  2. Abaza H, Marschollek M. mHealth Application Areas and Technology Combinations*. A Comparison of Literature from High and Low/Middle Income Countries. Methods Inf Med. 2017;56:e105-e122 pubmed publisher
    ..covered an mHealth solution/ intervention, involved the use of a mobile communication device, and included a pilot evaluation study...
  3. Halkjaer S, Nilas L, Carlsen E, Cortes D, Halldórsson T, Olsen S, et al. Effects of probiotics (Vivomixx®) in obese pregnant women and their newborn: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2016;17:491 pubmed
    ..A pilot study including 50 obese pregnant nulliparous women with a prepregnancy BMI of between 30 and 35 kg/m2 ..
  4. Eslami L, Merat S, Malekzadeh R, Nasseri Moghaddam S, Aramin H. Statins for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013;:CD008623 pubmed publisher
    ..We assessed both trials as trials with high risk of bias. One of the trials was a pilot trial in which 16 participants with biopsy-proven NASH were randomised to receive simvastatin 40 mg (n = 10) or ..
  5. Grishin A, Yavorovskiy A, Charchian E, Fedulova S, Chamaia M. [PHARMACOLOGICAL POSTCONDITIONING BY SEVOFLURANE DURING CARDIAC SURGERY.]. Anesteziol Reanimatol. 2016;61:348-352 pubmed
    ..According to previously developed in the pilot study Protocol, we added sevofturane in the circuit of extracorporeal circulation in a dose of 2.0 vol...
  6. Hansen L. The role of T cell potassium channels, KV1.3 and KCa3.1, in the inflammatory cascade in ulcerative colitis. Dan Med J. 2014;61:B4946 pubmed
    ..In addition, we conducted first pilot studies investigating whether pharmacological blockade of the channels ameliorates colitis in the rat DSS-model...
  7. Aller R, Izaola O, Gómez S, Tafur C, González G, Berroa E, et al. Effect of silymarin plus vitamin E in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. A randomized clinical pilot study. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015;19:3118-24 pubmed
    ..Silymarin can be an alternative valid therapeutic option particularly when other drugs are not indicated or have failed or as a complementary treatment associated with other therapeutic programs. ..
    Our pilot study examined the effectiveness of sitagliptin-metformin (SITA-MET), metformin (MET), and placebo (P) therapy on fasting and post-glucose challenge glucose levels in postpartum women with prior gestational diabetes mellitus (..
  9. Linden A, Maine R, Hedt Gauthier B, Kamanzi E, Mody G, Ntakiyiruta G, et al. Validation of a community-based survey assessing non-obstetric surgical conditions in Burera District, Rwanda. Lancet. 2015;385 Suppl 2:S8 pubmed publisher
    ..questionnaires, forward and back translated into the local language and underwent focus group augmentation and pilot testing...
  10. Butorov E. Influence of L-lysine amino acid on the HIV-1 RNA replication in vitro. Antivir Chem Chemother. 2015;24:39-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Our aim was to determine in this pilot study the direct effect of L-lysine amino acid on HIV-1 RNA replication in vitro in HIV-infected patients...
  11. Foster D, Poulsen K, Sylvester H, Jacob M, Casulli K, Farkas B. Effect of high-pressure processing of bovine colostrum on immunoglobulin G concentration, pathogens, viscosity, and transfer of passive immunity to calves. J Dairy Sci. 2016;99:8575-8588 pubmed publisher
    ..A pilot study using Staphylococcus aureus was conducted to determine which pressure-time treatments are most appropriate ..
  12. Dengela D, Seyoum A, Lucas B, Johns B, George K, Belemvire A, et al. Multi-country assessment of residual bio-efficacy of insecticides used for indoor residual spraying in malaria control on different surface types: results from program monitoring in 17 PMI/USAID-supported IRS countries. Parasit Vectors. 2018;11:71 pubmed publisher
    ..and expected efficacy of insecticides approved for use in IRS programs are collected in controlled laboratory or pilot field studies...
  13. Morrissey D, El Khawand D, Ginzburg N, Wehbe S, O Hare P, Whitmore K. Botulinum Toxin A Injections Into Pelvic Floor Muscles Under Electromyographic Guidance for Women With Refractory High-Tone Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: A 6-Month Prospective Pilot Study. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015;21:277-82 pubmed publisher
    ..This is a prospective pilot open-label study of women with chronic pelvic pain and HTPFD who have failed conventional therapy between January ..
  14. Flaim C, Kob M, Di Pierro A, Herrmann M, Lucchin L. Effects of a whey protein supplementation on oxidative stress, body composition and glucose metabolism among overweight people affected by diabetes mellitus or impaired fasting glucose: A pilot study. J Nutr Biochem. 2017;50:95-102 pubmed publisher
    ..There wasn't any change in blood pressure, skin autofluorescence and physical performance. Two-thirds of subjects judged the supplement positively. ProLYOtin® seems suitable for treatment of OS and overweight. ..
  15. Reid S, Brookes S, Nunez A, Banks J, Parker C, Ceeraz V, et al. Detection of non-notifiable H4N6 avian influenza virus in poultry in Great Britain. Vet Microbiol. 2018;224:107-115 pubmed publisher
    A 12-month pilot project for notifiable avian disease (NAD) exclusion testing in chicken and turkey flocks in Great Britain (GB) offered, in partnership with industry, opportunities to carry out differential diagnosis in flocks where NAD ..
  16. Kelkar A, Jacob K, Yousif E, Farrell J. Venous thromboembolism related to cytomegalovirus infection: A case report and literature review. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e9336 pubmed publisher
    ..A 46-year-old male airline pilot presented with a 2 week history of abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, watery diarrhea, and daily recurrent fevers...
  17. Bartlett D, Willis L, Slentz C, Hoselton A, KELLY L, Huebner J, et al. Ten weeks of high-intensity interval walk training is associated with reduced disease activity and improved innate immune function in older adults with rheumatoid arthritis: a pilot study. Arthritis Res Ther. 2018;20:127 pubmed publisher
    ..Importantly, the exercise program was well tolerated by these patients., NCT02528344 . Registered on 19 August 2015. ..
  18. Wallace G, Jodele S, Myers K, Dandoy C, El Bietar J, Nelson A, et al. Single Ultra-High-Dose Cholecalciferol to Prevent Vitamin D Deficiency in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018;24:1856-1860 pubmed publisher
    ..and with no history of hypercalcemia, nephrolithiasis, or pathological fractures were enrolled on this pilot study...
  19. Luo W, Hu L, Li W, Xu G, Xu L, Zhang C, et al. Epo inhibits the fibrosis and migration of Müller glial cells induced by TGF-β and high glucose. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2016;254:881-90 pubmed publisher
    ..MIO-M1 cell line was used in this study. As a pilot test to determine the most efficient treatment time and concentration of Epo, levels of connective tissue growth ..
  20. Levorato S, Bocci G, Troiano G, Messina G, Nante N. Health status of homeless persons: a pilot study in the Padua municipal dorm. Ann Ig. 2017;29:54-62 pubmed publisher
    ..It would be better to improve the state of health of the homeless, through initiatives that could reduce the causes of homelessness, and that could prevent the onset of diseases in this group. ..
  21. Mosher M, Melton P, Stapleton P, Schanfield M, Crawford M. Patterns of DNA Methylation Across the Leptin Core Promoter in Four Diverse Asian and North American Populations. Hum Biol. 2016;88:121-135 pubmed
    ..Using DNA extracted from unfractionated white blood cells of peripheral blood samples, our pilot study, divided into two parts, examined the significance of variation in DNA methylation patterns along the leptin ..
  22. Harmata A, Ma Y, Sanchez C, Zienkiewicz K, Elefteriou F, Wenke J, et al. D-amino acid inhibits biofilm but not new bone formation in an ovine model. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015;473:3951-61 pubmed publisher
    ..05). Local delivery of D-AAs from low-viscosity grafts did not inhibit new bone formation in a large-animal model pilot study (0 mmol/L D-AAs: bone volume/total volume = 26.9% ± 4.1%; 200 mmol/L D-AAs: bone volume/total volume = 28...
  23. Bratina B, Sorgo A, Kramberger J, Ajdnik U, Zemljič L, Ekart J, et al. From municipal/industrial wastewater sludge and FOG to fertilizer: A proposal for economic sustainable sludge management. J Environ Manage. 2016;183:1009-1025 pubmed publisher
    ..The objectives of the current article is to present a batch-processing pilot device of sludge or digestate that allows the following: (1) low pressure and low temperature energy effective ..
  24. Suganya S, Sumathi T. Effect of rutin against a mitochondrial toxin, 3-nitropropionicacid induced biochemical, behavioral and histological alterations-a pilot study on Huntington's disease model in rats. Metab Brain Dis. 2017;32:471-481 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings of our study indicates that Rutin may have an important role in protecting the striatum from oxidative/nitrosative insults caused by 3-NP. These results suggest that RT might be a drug of choice to treat HD. ..
  25. De Boyer Des Roches A, Faure M, Lussert A, Herry V, Rainard P, Durand D, et al. Behavioral and patho-physiological response as possible signs of pain in dairy cows during Escherichia coli mastitis: A pilot study. J Dairy Sci. 2017;100:8385-8397 pubmed publisher
    ..coli mastitis and for decision-making regarding the initiation of pain-relief treatment during mastitis in dairy cows. This would improve animal welfare and potentially faster disease remission. ..
  26. Völker F, Cooper P, Bader O, Uy A, Zimmermann O, Lugert R, et al. Prevalence of pregnancy-relevant infections in a rural setting of Ghana. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017;17:172 pubmed publisher
    ..We conducted a cross-sectional, single-centre pilot study in a rural area of Ghana to assess the infectiological profile during pregnancy...
  27. Lynch C, Williams J, J Ruggiero K, G Knapp R, Egede L. Tablet-Aided BehavioraL intervention EffecT on Self-management skills (TABLETS) for Diabetes. Trials. 2016;17:157 pubmed publisher
    ..The study is a two-arm, pilot controlled trial that randomizes 30 participants to the TABLETS intervention and 30 participants to a usual care ..
  28. Ryan G, Dooley J, Windrim R, Bollinger M, Gerber Finn L, Kelly L. Maternal-Fetal Monitoring of Opioid-Exposed Pregnancies: Analysis of a Pilot Community-Based Protocol and Review of the Literature. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2017;39:443-452 pubmed publisher
    ..A novel protocol for focused antenatal care provision for women with opioid-exposed pregnancies improves standard of care and maternal/fetal outcomes. ..
  29. Medeiros C, Brioschi M, Souza S, Teixeira M. Infrared thermography to diagnose and manage venomous animal bites and stings. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2017;50:260-264 pubmed publisher
    ..This was an observational pilot study of eight patients envenomed by snakes, spiders, and scorpions...
  30. Wilson R, Willis J, Gearry R, Skidmore P, Fleming E, Frampton C, et al. Inadequate Vitamin C Status in Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Associations with Glycaemic Control, Obesity, and Smoking. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..This is a cross-sectional observational pilot study in adults across the glycaemic spectrum from NGT to T2DM...
  31. Kamiya K, Takahashi M, Takahashi N, Shoji N, Shimizu K. Monovision by Implantation of Posterior Chamber Phakic Intraocular Lens with a Central Hole (Hole ICL) for Early Presbyopia. Sci Rep. 2017;7:11302 pubmed publisher
    ..This pilot study comprised thirty-four eyes of 17 early presbyopic patients (age, 40 to 53 years) who underwent hole ICL ..
  32. Zemp R, Fliesser M, Wippert P, Taylor W, Lorenzetti S. Occupational sitting behaviour and its relationship with back pain - A pilot study. Appl Ergon. 2016;56:84-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, the aim of this pilot study was to analyse the influence of back pain on sitting behaviour in the office environment...
  33. Hayes A, Enongene Ekwe S, Mervin S, Jenson E. Techno-economic evaluation of a tandem dry batch, garage-style digestion-compost process for remote work camp environments. Waste Manag. 2016;58:70-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Dry batch digestion and windrow composting pilot trials were performed on a simulated work camp waste in order to assess technical performance...
  34. Caputo G, Di Bari M, Naranjo Orellana J. Group-based exercise at workplace: short-term effects of neck and shoulder resistance training in video display unit workers with work-related chronic neck pain-a pilot randomized trial. Clin Rheumatol. 2017;36:2325-2333 pubmed publisher
    ..NSRE may provide some advantage in improving strength and endurance in neck muscles. Further, larger studies should confirm these findings and assess whether a better muscle function confers long-term clinical advantages. ..
  35. Smith Bernardin S, Rowe C, Behar E, Geier M, WASHINGTON S, Santos G, et al. Low-threshold extended-release naltrexone for high utilizers of public services with severe alcohol use disorder: A pilot study. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2018;85:109-115 pubmed publisher
    ..Eighty-eight percent of participants perceived XRNTX as helping with their drinking. Findings need to be replicated in a larger study, however if replicated, the cost savings could be substantial. ..
  36. Carbone E, Kass P, Evans K. Feasibility of Using Rice Hulls as Bedding for Laboratory Mice. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2016;55:268-76 pubmed
    ..Rice hulls are an economical material that has not been well characterized as a bedding substrate. In this pilot study, we compared various aspects of bedding performance of rice hulls and other materials...
  37. Jain J, Kushwah R, Singh S, Sharma A, Adak T, Singh O, et al. Evidence for natural vertical transmission of chikungunya viruses in field populations of Aedes aegypti in Delhi and Haryana states in India-a preliminary report. Acta Trop. 2016;162:46-55 pubmed publisher
    ..The present pilot entomological survey was conducted to evaluate vertical transmission of CHIKV in Aedes field populations...
  38. Simmons M, Coates D, Batchelor S, Dimopoulos Bick T, Howe D. The CHOICE pilot project: Challenges of implementing a combined peer work and shared decision-making programme in an early intervention service. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..However, youth programs are rarely tested or described in detail. This report aims to fill this gap by describing a consumer focused intervention in an early intervention service...
  39. Ogata Y, Ishigaki T, Ebie Y, Sutthasil N, Chiemchaisri C, Yamada M. Water reduction by constructed wetlands treating waste landfill leachate in a tropical region. Waste Manag. 2015;44:164-71 pubmed publisher
    ..A pilot-scale CW planted with cattail was installed at a landfill site in Thailand...
  40. Abdel Azim H, Mahadeo K, Zhao Q, Khazal S, Kohn D, Crooks G, et al. Unrelated donor hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for the treatment of non-malignant genetic diseases: An alemtuzumab based regimen is associated with cure of clinical disease; earlier clearance of alemtuzumab may be associated with graft rejec. Am J Hematol. 2015;90:1021-6 pubmed publisher
    ..In this pilot study conducted from 2006 to 2014, we report the outcomes of 15 patients with non-malignant genetic diseases who ..
  41. Solano J, da Silva A, Soares I, Ashmawi H, Vieira J. Resilience and hope during advanced disease: a pilot study with metastatic colorectal cancer patients. BMC Palliat Care. 2016;15:70 pubmed publisher
    ..A cross-sectional pilot study was carried out with metastatic colorectal cancer patients in a tertiary hospital...
  42. Bijarania S, Saini S, Verma S, Kaur S. Methodological Study to Develop Standard Operational Protocol on Oral Drug Administration for Children. Indian J Pediatr. 2017;84:357-363 pubmed publisher
    ..Fourth Delphi round was performed after conducting a pilot study...
  43. Regueiro Picallo M, Naves J, Anta J, Suárez J, Puertas J. Monitoring accumulation sediment characteristics in full scale sewer physical model with urban wastewater. Water Sci Technol. 2017;76:115-123 pubmed publisher
    A series of experiments were carried out with real wastewater in a pilot flume located at A Coruña wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) (Spain)...
  44. Hui D, Kilgore K, Frisbee Hume S, Park M, Liu D, Balachandran D, et al. Effect of Prophylactic Fentanyl Buccal Tablet on Episodic Exertional Dyspnea: A Pilot Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017;54:798-805 pubmed publisher
    Episodic dyspnea is one of the most common, debilitating, and difficult-to-treat symptoms. We conducted a pilot study to examine the effect of prophylactic fentanyl buccal tablet (FBT) on exercise-induced dyspnea...
  45. Liu R, Liu J, Shi T, Li X, Ren D, Chen G, et al. Clinicopathological and genetic characteristics of pulmonary large cell carcinoma under 2015 WHO classification: a pilot study. Oncotarget. 2017;8:100754-100763 pubmed publisher
    ..Importantly, the patients with TP53 mutation exhibited a trend with a worse survival outcome at the time of follow-up. The new WHO diagnosis criteria have superior performance in precise molecular classification for LCC patients...
  46. Nascimento L, Martini J, Voos M, Chien H, Caromano F. Development of a new haptic perception instrument: a pilot study. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2016;74:75-80 pubmed publisher
    ..This methodological process allowed the development of six domains and instructions to assess haptic perception. This version of HHPI is a pilot model. Further studies will determine reliability and normality ranges.
  47. Sousa V, Mardas N, Spratt D, Boniface D, Dard M, Donos N. Experimental models for contamination of titanium surfaces and disinfection protocols. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2016;27:1233-1242 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this pilot study was to describe an in vitro model of peri-implantitis microcosm for contamination of titanium surfaces and an in vivo model for evaluating different disinfection strategies of titanium surfaces...
  48. Chen H, Chen D, Fan S, Hong L, Wang D. SNCR De-NOx within a moderate temperature range using urea-spiked hydrazine hydrate as reductant. Chemosphere. 2016;161:208-218 pubmed publisher
    ..Then a plug flow reactor (PFR) model was adopted to simulate the De-NOx processes in a pilot scale tubular reactor, and the calculated De-NOx efficiency vs...
  49. Scheller C, Herzfeld E, Strauss C. [Neuroprotective medication in vestibular schwannoma surgery]. HNO. 2017;65:714-718 pubmed publisher
    ..A pilot study showed superiority of prophylactic treatment over intraoperative application...
  50. Zhu Y, Sims C, Klee H, Sarnoski P. Sensory and Flavor Characteristics of Tomato Juice from Garden Gem and Roma Tomatoes with Comparison to Commercial Tomato Juice. J Food Sci. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..The 2 pilot products and a popular commercially available tomato juice (low sodium with sugar and flavor added) were compared ..
  51. Canty D, Heiberg J, Yang Y, Royse A, Margale S, Nanjappa N, et al. Pilot multi-centre randomised trial of the impact of pre-operative focused cardiac ultrasound on mortality and morbidity in patients having surgery for femoral neck fractures (ECHONOF-2 pilot). Anaesthesia. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..This pilot study assessed feasibility and group separation for a proposed large randomised clinical trial of the impact of ..
  52. James R, Guillot E, Garelli Paar C, Huxley J, Grassi V, Cobb M. The SEISICAT study: a pilot study assessing efficacy and safety of spironolactone in cats with congestive heart failure secondary to cardiomyopathy. J Vet Cardiol. 2018;20:1-12 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this pilot study was to investigate the efficacy and safety of spironolactone in cats with heart failure secondary to ..
  53. Nappi L, Pontis A, Sorrentino F, Greco P, Angioni S. Hysteroscopic metroplasty for the septate uterus with diode laser: a pilot study. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2016;206:32-35 pubmed publisher
  54. Redondo del Río M, Camina Martín M, Moya Gago L, de la Cruz Marcos S, Malafarina V, de Mateo Silleras B. Vector bioimpedance detects situations of malnutrition not identified by the indicators commonly used in geriatric nutritional assessment: A pilot study. Exp Gerontol. 2016;85:108-111 pubmed publisher
  55. Camerota T, Zago M, Pisu S, Ciprandi D, Sforza C. Primary bladder neck obstruction may be determined by postural imbalances. Med Hypotheses. 2016;97:114-116 pubmed publisher
    ..To support the proposed hypothesis, we present pilot gait analysis data of young male patients with primary bladder neck obstruction.
  56. Reichwein B, Wolmarans L, Nantayi L, Nassali F, Kakinda A, Musumba D, et al. SegWeigh: a mixed-method approach to segmenting potential contraceptive user groups and meeting Family Planning 2020 goals. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015;130 Suppl 3:E8-E14 pubmed publisher
    ..A pilot study of SegWeigh was conducted in Uganda and Vietnam between September 3, 2012, and February 21, 2013...
  57. Löbert S, Zimmermann W, Bürki S, Frey J, Nathues H, Scheer P, et al. Occurrence of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae in multiplier pig herds in Switzerland. Tierarztl Prax Ausg G Grosstiere Nutztiere. 2016;44:13-8 pubmed publisher
    ..hyodysenteriae in Swiss multiplier pig herds. In a pilot study a direct real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method for B...
  58. Spaide R. Volume-Rendered Optical Coherence Tomography of Retinal Vein Occlusion Pilot Study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016;165:133-44 pubmed publisher
    ..This pattern of cystoid fluid accumulation is similar to that seen in diabetic retinopathy and may represent an important underlying pathophysiologic foundation for cystoid macular edema in retinal vascular diseases. ..
  59. Schalk P, Kohl M, Herrmann H, Schwappacher R, Rimmele M, Buettner A, et al. Influence of cancer and acute inflammatory disease on taste perception: a clinical pilot study. Support Care Cancer. 2018;26:843-851 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, an adapted dietary adjustment should be carried out at an early stage for cancer patients in order to avoid nutritional disorders caused by a taste disorder. ..
  60. Braun A, Kendall S, Cole C, Smeeton N, Angus Leppan H. Development of the Epilepsy Risk Awareness scale (ERA scale) for people with epilepsy. Seizure. 2017;46:13-18 pubmed publisher
    ..ERAC was shortened from 69 to 48 items to take 15-20min for completion. Pilot results showed good internal consistency for the overall ERA scale, for the Personal Safety and Health Care ..
  61. Jacobs J, Traeger L, Eusebio J, Simon N, Sequist L, Greer J, et al. Depression, inflammation, and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) status in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: A pilot study. J Psychosom Res. 2017;99:28-33 pubmed publisher
    ..More work is warranted to examine the interaction between tumor genotyping and inflammatory cytokines in the context of depression. ..
  62. Timmermann C, Choi A, Petersen M, Nielsen F, Budtz Jørgensen E, Weihe P, et al. Secondary sex ratio in relation to exposures to polychlorinated biphenyls, dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethylene and methylmercury. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2017;76:1406234 pubmed publisher
    ..The Faroe Islands is a subarctic fishing community, where pilot whale meat and blubber are part of the traditional marine diet...
  63. Arena U, Di Gregorio F. Fluidized bed gasification of industrial solid recovered fuels. Waste Manag. 2016;50:86-92 pubmed publisher
    ..The SRFs were pelletized and fed to a pilot scale bubbling fluidized bed reactor, operated in gasification and co-gasification mode...
  64. Espinós J, Polo A, Sánchez Hernández J, Bordas R, Pares P, Martinez O, et al. Weight decrease improves live birth rates in obese women undergoing IVF: a pilot study. Reprod Biomed Online. 2017;35:417-424 pubmed publisher
    ..We conducted a pilot study to evaluate whether a 12-week diet and exercise intervention before an IVF cycle would influence pregnancy ..
  65. Khandwala Y, Serrano F, Eisenberg M. Evaluation of external vibratory stimulation as a treatment for chronic scrotal pain in adult men: A single center open label pilot study. Scand J Pain. 2017;17:403-407 pubmed publisher
    ..Future randomized, double blind clinical trials with a placebo arm are required to corroborate these findings and establish the true efficacy of EVS. ..
  66. Tani S, Nagao K, Hirayama A. Association of systemic inflammation with the serum apolipoprotein A-1 level: A cross-sectional pilot study. J Cardiol. 2016;68:168-77 pubmed publisher
    ..In particular, increase in the hs-CRP level and decrease in the apoA-1 level may be useful indices of the risk of CAD. ..
  67. Okello A, Thomas L, Inthavong P, Ash A, Khamlome B, Keokamphet C, et al. Assessing the impact of a joint human-porcine intervention package for Taenia solium control: Results of a pilot study from northern Lao PDR. Acta Trop. 2016;159:185-91 pubmed publisher
    ..300 inhabitants in northern Lao PDR was hyperendemic for the Neglected Tropical Disease Taenia solium, a pilot human-porcine therapeutic control intervention was implemented between October 2013 and November 2014...
  68. Zec S, Despotovic A, Spurnic Radovanovic A, Milosević I, Jovanovic M, Pelemis M, et al. Antimicrobial resistance in patients with urinary tract infections and the impact on empiric therapy in Serbia. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2016;10:1065-1072 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to analyse resistance rates of pathogens, across different demographics and determine whether ..
  69. Lee S, Lee J, Kim M, Jeon Y, Kim S, Shin J. Virtual Reality Rehabilitation With Functional Electrical Stimulation Improves Upper Extremity Function in Patients With Chronic Stroke: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018;99:1447-1453.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..A pilot, randomized, single-blind, controlled trial. Stroke rehabilitation inpatient unit...
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    ..Milk intake was positively associated with iodine status. This pilot study suggests that iodine deficiency is unlikely to be a problem in UK children aged 8-10 years...
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    ..We report a phase 1/2 pilot clinical trial of cell therapy consisting in intracavernous injection of bone marrow mononuclear cells to treat ..
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    ..Acquiring a CT scan may represent a reasonable opportunity for the selected rural hospital considering the number of required transfers. ..
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    ..networks in supporting psychological treatment may be an effective strategy in facilitating recovery, and this pilot study aimed to evaluate the impact of a social network-focused intervention for patients receiving OST...
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    ..This is the first reported pilot case series, illustrating that the LINX® device is a safe and effective option in patients with de novo ..
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    ..6%, with all but one sample within the mean limits of agreement (-2.6 to 30.6%). Dried plasma spot sampling provides a useful tool for pharmacokinetic research of fosfomycin. ..
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    ..Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease has a strong association with allergic rhinitis. Patients who has allergic rhinitis nasal symptoms as chief complaint must be exclude, the laryngopharyngeal reflux disease first. ..
  78. DeJohn C, Mills W. Glaucoma in U.S. Civil Aviation: 2005-2014. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017;88:1117-1122 pubmed publisher
    ..The odds of accidents in the glaucoma pilots were compared with the overall pilot accident odds...
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    ..This study was conducted to pilot a randomised controlled trial aimed at increasing adherence to preventive medication in stroke survivors using a ..
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    ..To develop a theory-based questionnaire to assess readiness for change in small workplaces adopting wellness programs...
  81. Rhoads W, Pruden A, Edwards M. Interactive Effects of Corrosion, Copper, and Chloramines on Legionella and Mycobacteria in Hot Water Plumbing. Environ Sci Technol. 2017;51:7065-7075 pubmed publisher
    ..and chloramines, on water chemistry and the growth of Legionella and mycobacteria across a transect of bench- and pilot-scale hot water experiments carried out with the same municipal water supply...
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    ..a feedback proportional integral controller combined with a feedforward compensator was used in large pilot scale to control effluent water turbidity to desired set points...
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    ..In this pilot study, HHD changes gut microbiota composition and function in overweight/obese NAFLD patients, in parallel with ..
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    ..retentions were slightly lower than for the groundwater and the same hydrodynamic effects were observed on the pilot scale. Then, ageing of the membrane through irradiation experiments were performed...
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    ..diseased patients. Therefore, using the mathematical model to quantitatively analyze the radial pulse waveforms as a function of contact pressure could be useful in the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. ..
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    ..physically and mentally the objective and subjective influence of our short programme, which was a prospective pilot study of single intervention...
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    ..We assembled a draft survey and assessed content validity through pilot testing and cognitive interviews with experts and frontline practitioners for key items...
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    ..The absorption rate of nicotine gum is relatively quick and is absorbed at a constant rate. Our objective was to evaluate how nicotine gum affects acute low BP in PD...
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    ..Second, we present the results from a pilot validation study of this technique when introduced to candidates on a trauma surgical skills course...