vacuum

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Summary: A space in which the pressure is far below atmospheric pressure so that the remaining gases do not affect processes being carried on in the space.

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  1. ncbi The use of vacuum-assisted closure therapy for the treatment of lower-extremity wounds with exposed bone
    A J DeFranzo
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1075, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:1184-91. 2001
  2. doi Tongue movement and intra-oral vacuum in breastfeeding infants
    Donna T Geddes
    The University of Western Australia, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 84:471-7. 2008
  3. doi High-efficiency Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of citrus via sonication and vacuum infiltration
    Maria Luiza Peixoto de Oliveira
    Plant Biology Department, Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory BIOAGRO, Federal University of Vicosa, Vicosa, MG, Brazil
    Plant Cell Rep 28:387-95. 2009
  4. ncbi Experience with vacuum-pack temporary abdominal wound closure in 258 trauma and general and vascular surgical patients
    Donald E Barker
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:784-92; discussion 792-3. 2007
  5. ncbi Hemodynamic effects of vacuum-assisted closure therapy in cardiac surgery: assessment using magnetic resonance imaging
    Rainer Petzina
    Department of Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1154-62. 2007
  6. ncbi Cardiac rupture during vacuum-assisted closure therapy
    Ulrik Sartipy
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anesthesiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1110-1. 2006
  7. ncbi Temporary closure of open abdominal wounds by the modified sandwich-vacuum pack technique
    P H Navsaria
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Br J Surg 90:718-22. 2003
  8. ncbi Clinical experience with MRI-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1782-7. 2005
  9. ncbi MRI-guided 9-gauge vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: initial clinical experience
    Laura Liberman
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:183-93. 2005
  10. ncbi Lactic acid bacteria associated with vacuum-packed cooked meat product spoilage: population analysis by rDNA-based methods
    E Chenoll
    Departamento de Microbiologia, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    J Appl Microbiol 102:498-508. 2007

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  1. ncbi The use of vacuum-assisted closure therapy for the treatment of lower-extremity wounds with exposed bone
    A J DeFranzo
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1075, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:1184-91. 2001
    ..The tubing was connected to the vacuum-assisted closure pump. Continuous subatmospheric suction pressure (125 mmHg) was applied to the wound site...
  2. doi Tongue movement and intra-oral vacuum in breastfeeding infants
    Donna T Geddes
    The University of Western Australia, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 84:471-7. 2008
    ..It is unclear whether the infant uses predominantly intra-oral vacuum or a peristaltic action of the tongue to remove milk from the breast...
  3. doi High-efficiency Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of citrus via sonication and vacuum infiltration
    Maria Luiza Peixoto de Oliveira
    Plant Biology Department, Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory BIOAGRO, Federal University of Vicosa, Vicosa, MG, Brazil
    Plant Cell Rep 28:387-95. 2009
    ..Sonication-assisted Agrobacterium-mediated transformation (SAAT), vacuum infiltration, and a combination of the two procedures were compared with conventional Agrobacterium-mediated ..
  4. ncbi Experience with vacuum-pack temporary abdominal wound closure in 258 trauma and general and vascular surgical patients
    Donald E Barker
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:784-92; discussion 792-3. 2007
    Temporary closure of an open abdominal wound by vacuum-pack is the method of choice for patients requiring open abdomen management in our institution...
  5. ncbi Hemodynamic effects of vacuum-assisted closure therapy in cardiac surgery: assessment using magnetic resonance imaging
    Rainer Petzina
    Department of Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1154-62. 2007
    The hemodynamic effects of vacuum-assisted closure therapy in cardiac surgery are debated...
  6. ncbi Cardiac rupture during vacuum-assisted closure therapy
    Ulrik Sartipy
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anesthesiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1110-1. 2006
    b>Vacuum-assisted closure therapy is a recently introduced technique for treatment of deep sternal wound infections after cardiac surgery...
  7. ncbi Temporary closure of open abdominal wounds by the modified sandwich-vacuum pack technique
    P H Navsaria
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Br J Surg 90:718-22. 2003
    A 5-year experience with the modified sandwich-vacuum pack technique, using an opened 3-litre urological irrigation bag and continuous high-pressure suction, for temporary abdominal wall closure is presented.
  8. ncbi Clinical experience with MRI-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy
    Constance D Lehman
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1782-7. 2005
    The objective of our study was to evaluate a new commercially available method of MRI-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy using an open coil and a closed 1.5-T scanner.
  9. ncbi MRI-guided 9-gauge vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: initial clinical experience
    Laura Liberman
    Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:183-93. 2005
    The objective of this study was to evaluate our initial clinical experience with MRI-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy as an alternative to surgical excision.
  10. ncbi Lactic acid bacteria associated with vacuum-packed cooked meat product spoilage: population analysis by rDNA-based methods
    E Chenoll
    Departamento de Microbiologia, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    J Appl Microbiol 102:498-508. 2007
    To determine the lactic acid bacteria (LAB) implicated in bloating spoilage of vacuum-packed and refrigerated meat products.
  11. ncbi Inhibition of Listeria innocua growth by antimicrobial-producing lactic acid cultures in vacuum-packed cold-smoked salmon
    Marisa Vescovo
    Istituto di Microbiologia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Via Emilia Parmense, 84, 29100 Piacenza, Italy
    Food Microbiol 23:689-93. 2006
    ..singly or in association to cold-smoked salmon, artificially contaminated with Listeria innocua and stored under vacuum for 30 days at 4 degrees C...
  12. doi Freehand MRI-guided preoperative needle localization of breast lesions after MRI-guided vacuum-assisted core needle biopsy without marker placement
    Stephanie M W Y van de Ven
    Department of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 32:101-9. 2010
    To evaluate the feasibility of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided preoperative needle localization (PNL) of breast lesions previously sampled by MRI-guided vacuum-assisted core needle biopsy (VACNB) without marker placement.
  13. ncbi Vacuum assisted closure: a review of development and current applications
    K V Lambert
    Vascular Surgery Research Group, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester, Robert Kilpatrick Building, Infirmary Square, Leicester, Leicestershire LE2 7ES, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 29:219-26. 2005
    b>Vacuum assisted closure is being increasingly used for wound management. This review examines the history of its development and appraises the current evidence on its use so far.
  14. ncbi The use of vacuum-assisted closure of abdominal wounds: a word of caution
    M Rao
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
    Colorectal Dis 9:266-8. 2007
    b>Vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) has been used in our centre to aid the closure of abdominal wounds. The aim of this study was to examine the clinical outcome of patients in whom VAC therapy had been used in conjunction with laparostomy.
  15. ncbi Magnetic resonance-guided, vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: results from a European multicenter study of 538 lesions
    Claudia Perlet
    Department of Breast Imaging and Intervention Radiology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Germany
    Cancer 106:982-90. 2006
    The objective of this study was to determine the accuracy, reproducibility, and clinical value of magnetic resonance (MR)-guided, vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (MR-VAB) in a prospective, multicenter study.
  16. doi Long-term results after excision of breast mass using a vacuum-assisted biopsy device
    Cha Kyong Yom
    Department of Surgery, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Pyung Dong Jongro Ku, Seoul, Korea
    ANZ J Surg 79:794-8. 2009
    The excision of breast lesions using an ultrasound-guided vacuum-assisted biopsy device (VABD) is a widely used technique for the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease, but the results of long-term follow-up after VABD excision of ..
  17. doi Image-guided breast biopsy: state-of-the-art
    E A M O'Flynn
    South East London Breast Screening Programme and National Breast Screening Training Centre, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London SE5 9RS, UK
    Clin Radiol 65:259-70. 2010
    ..The accuracy of both has been improved by ultrasound and stereotactic guidance. Larger bore vacuum-assisted biopsy devices became available in the late 1990s and are now commonplace in most breast units...
  18. doi Cost-effectiveness analysis of two vacuum-assisted breast biopsy systems: Mammotome and Vacora
    C A Pistolese
    Imaging Diagnostics, Molecular Imaging, Interventional Radiology, and Radiation Therapy Department, University Tor Vergata PTV, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 114:743-56. 2009
    This study was undertaken to compare the cost effectiveness of two vacuum-assisted breast biopsy devices, the Mammotome and Vacora systems.
  19. ncbi A multi-state Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak associated with frozen vacuum-packed rodents used to feed snakes
    C C Fuller
    Minnesota Department of Health, Acute Disease Investigation and Control Section, St Paul, MN 55164, USA
    Zoonoses Public Health 55:481-7. 2008
    ..from the school's science classroom for Salmonella culturing; these included environmental samples and frozen vacuum-packed mice purchased over the internet to feed the classroom snakes...
  20. doi Endoscopic vacuum-assisted closure of upper intestinal anastomotic leaks
    Jochen Wedemeyer
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endocrinology, Medical School of Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:708-11. 2008
    ..Established treatment options include percutaneous drainage, endoscopic closure, or even surgical revision. All these procedures are associated with high morbidity and mortality rates...
  21. doi Systematic review: comparative effectiveness of core-needle and open surgical biopsy to diagnose breast lesions
    Wendy Bruening
    ECRI Institute, 5200 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 1298, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:238-46. 2010
    ..Most women undergoing breast biopsy are found not to have cancer...
  22. ncbi New method for sternal closure after vacuum-assisted therapy in deep sternal infections after cardiac surgery
    Nils Reiss
    Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center North Rhine Westphalia, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:2246-7. 2007
    ..A local vacuum therapy (ie, the vacuum-assisted closure system) permits the treatment of deep sternal infections due to ..
  23. ncbi Breast lesions with imaging-histologic discordance during US-guided 14G automated core biopsy: can the directional vacuum-assisted removal replace the surgical excision? Initial findings
    Min Jung Kim
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Research Institute of Radiological Science, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seodaemun ku Shinchon dong 134, Seoul, 120 752, South Korea
    Eur Radiol 17:2376-83. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of carcinoma at percutaneous directional vacuum-assisted removal (DVAR) in women with imaging-histologic discordance during ultrasound (US)-guided automated core needle biopsy, and ..
  24. ncbi One hundred percent fascial approximation with sequential abdominal closure of the open abdomen
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, MC 0206, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Surg 192:238-42. 2006
    ..We performed a modification of the vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) technique that provided constant fascial tension, hypothesizing this would result in a ..
  25. ncbi Prospective evaluation of vacuum-assisted closure in abdominal compartment syndrome and severe abdominal sepsis
    Daniel Perez
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Surg 205:586-92. 2007
    ..Recently, the abdominal vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) system has been introduced, providing a new possibility to treat an open abdomen...
  26. ncbi Tissue transfer to pathology labs: under vacuum is the safe alternative to formalin
    Gianni Bussolati
    Virchows Arch 452:229-31. 2008
  27. ncbi Aspects of native proteins are retained in vacuum
    Brandon T Ruotolo
    Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, UK
    Curr Opin Chem Biol 10:402-8. 2006
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  28. ncbi Comparing conventional gauze therapy to vacuum-assisted closure wound therapy: a prospective randomised trial
    C M Mouës
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:672-81. 2007
    b>Vacuum-assisted closure wound therapy (vacuum therapy) has been used in our department since 1997 as a tool to bridge the period between debridement and definite surgical closure in full-thickness wounds...
  29. ncbi Use of the vacuum-assisted closure device in enhancing closure of a massive skull defect
    Umesh S Marathe
    Department of Otolaryngology, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:961-4. 2004
    ..The objective was to describe a novel technique for reconstructing the cranial vertex without the use of free tissue transfer...
  30. doi Characterisation of the spoilage microbiota in raw salmon (Salmo salar) steaks stored under vacuum or modified atmosphere packaging combining conventional methods and PCR-TTGE
    Sabrina Macé
    LUNAM Université, ONIRIS, Univ Nantes, UMR1014 Secalim, Nantes, F 44307, France
    Food Microbiol 30:164-72. 2012
    ..stored for 3 days at chilled temperature in modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) (50% CO₂/50% N₂) or under vacuum. Sensory evaluation, microbiological enumeration and chemical analysis were performed after 3, 7 and 10 days of ..
  31. pmc Intracorporal bone grafting for vertebral compression fractures with intraosseous vacuum phenomenon
    Lih Huei Chen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsin Street, 333, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int Orthop 28:52-5. 2004
    ..1998 to January 2000 we treated 14 patients with vertebral osteoporotic compression fractures and intraosseous vacuum phenomenon with intracorporal bone grafting using a mixture of autogenous bone graft and calcium sulfate and ..
  32. ncbi Effect of aspiration vacuum on the developmental competence of immature human oocytes retrieved using a 20-gauge needle
    Shu Hashimoto
    IVF Namba Clinic, 1 17 28 Minamihorie, Nishi ku, Osaka, 550 0015 Japan
    Reprod Biomed Online 14:444-9. 2007
    ..Immature oocytes were aspirated with 20-gauge needles with a vacuum of 180 or 300 mmHg. Immature oocytes were cultured in IVM medium for 26 h...
  33. ncbi Management of complicated head and neck wounds with vacuum-assisted closure system
    Brian T Andrews
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 21200 Pomerantz Pavillion, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Head Neck 28:974-81. 2006
    The vacuum-assisted closure system (V.A.C.), or negative pressure dressings, has been successfully used to manage complex wounds of the torso and extremities, but its role in the head and neck region has not been frequently described.
  34. ncbi Influence of air intake on the concentration of free fatty acids and vacuum fluctuations during automatic milking
    M D Rasmussen
    Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Centre Foulum, DK 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    J Dairy Sci 89:4596-605. 2006
    ..whether the amount of air intake during quarter milking influences the concentration of free fatty acids (FFA) and vacuum fluctuations at the teat end when milking automatically...
  35. doi Cupping - is it reproducible? Experiments about factors determining the vacuum
    R Huber
    Center for Complementqry Medicine, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University Hospital Freiburg, Breisacher Str 115B, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Complement Ther Med 19:78-83. 2011
    Cupping is a traditional method for treating pain which is investigated nowadays in clinical studies. Because the methods for producing the vacuum vary considerably we tested their reproducibility.
  36. ncbi Evaluation of a standardized micro-vacuum sampling method for collection of surface dust
    Kevin Ashley
    U S Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226 1998, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:215-23. 2007
    A standardized procedure for collecting dust samples from surfaces using a micro-vacuum sampling technique was evaluated...
  37. ncbi MR-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy using a non-titanium needle
    Mitsuhiro Tozaki
    Breast Center, Kameda Medical Center, Kamogawa, Chiba, Japan
    Magn Reson Med Sci 6:259-64. 2007
    ..We performed MR-guided vacuum-assisted biopsy (VAB) using a commercially available biopsy device without a nonmagnetic needle in 5 patients with ..
  38. doi Evaluation of implants coated with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 and vacuum-dried using the critical-size supraalveolar peri-implant defect model in dogs
    John F Decker
    Department of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    J Periodontol 81:1839-49. 2010
    ..Thus, the objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of implants fully or partially coated with rhBMP-2 and vacuum-dried using an industrial process on local bone formation and resident bone remodeling.
  39. doi Sequential therapy of vacuum sealing drainage and free-flap transplantation for children with extensive soft-tissue defects below the knee in the extremities
    Run Guang Li
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510515, PR China
    Injury 43:822-8. 2012
    The aim of the study is to evaluate the surgical technique and clinical significance of the sequential therapy of vacuum sealing drainage (VSD) and free-flap transplantation for children with extensive soft-tissue defects below the knee ..
  40. ncbi Evaluation of vacuum-assisted closure in the treatment of poststernotomy mediastinitis
    Patrick W Domkowski
    Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:386-90. 2003
    ..b>Vacuum-assisted closure uses controlled suction to provide evacuation of wound fluid, decrease bacterial colonization, ..
  41. ncbi Vacuum-assisted thermal bonding of plastic capillary electrophoresis microchip imprinted with stainless steel template
    Zhifeng Chen
    Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No 3 Datun Road, Beijing 100101, China
    J Chromatogr A 1038:239-45. 2004
    ..Sequent microchannel enclosure with high yield up to 90% was accomplished by a vacuum-assisted thermal bonding method...
  42. doi Atypical ductal hyperplasia diagnosed at 11-gauge vacuum-assisted breast biopsy performed on suspicious clustered microcalcifications: could patients without residual microcalcifications be managed conservatively?
    Alessandro Villa
    Department of Radiology, DICMI University of Genova, Largo Rosanna Benzi 5, Genova 16132, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:1012-8. 2011
    ..it might be safe for women with a diagnosis of atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) at stereotactically guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy without any residual microcalcification after the procedure to undergo mammographic follow-..
  43. doi Vacuum-assisted biopsy diagnosis of atypical ductal hyperplasia and patient management
    A Ancona
    Unità Operativa di Senologia, Ospedale San Paolo, Contrada Capo Scardicchio, Bari, Italy
    Radiol Med 116:276-91. 2011
    This study sought to evaluate the accuracy of vacuum-assisted biopsy (VAB) in the diagnosis of atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) by determining the rate of VAB underestimation compared with definitive histology...
  44. doi Abnormal mammography and sonography associated with foreign-body giant-cell reaction after stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy with carbon marking
    M L Ruiz-Delgado
    Department of Radiology, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo, Galdakao, Spain
    Acta Radiol 49:1112-8. 2008
    ..No significant complications of carbon marking have been reported to date...
  45. doi Desorption dynamics, internal energies, and imaging of organic molecules from surfaces with laser desorption and vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) photoionization
    Oleg Kostko
    Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Chem Asian J 6:3066-76. 2011
    ..Here it is shown that in laser desorption with postionization by tunable vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) radiation, the internal energy gained during laser desorption leads to minimal fragmentation of ..
  46. ncbi Poststernotomy mediastinitis: a review of conventional surgical treatments, vacuum-assisted closure therapy and presentation of the Lund University Hospital mediastinitis algorithm
    Johan Sjögren
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:898-905. 2006
    ..b>Vacuum-assisted closure is a novel treatment with an ingenious mechanism...
  47. doi Effect of intramuscular fat content and serving temperature on temporal sensory perception of sliced and vacuum packaged dry-cured ham
    Verónica Fuentes
    Department of Animal Production and Food Science, University of Extremadura, 10071 Caceres, Spain
    Meat Sci 93:621-9. 2013
    ..different ham sections varying in the intramuscular fat (IMF) content on the sensory characteristics of sliced and vacuum-packaged Iberian dry-cured hams using the time-intensity (TI) method...
  48. ncbi Evaluation of antilisterial action of cilantro oil on vacuum packed ham
    A O Gill
    Department of Food Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Int J Food Microbiol 73:83-92. 2002
    ..were conducted to evaluate the ability of cilantro oil to control the growth of Listeria monocytogenes on vacuum-packed ham. The in vitro minimal inhibitory concentration for five strains of L...
  49. ncbi Vacuum-assisted closure - a management option for the burns patient with exposed bone
    N Nugent
    Burns Unit, St James s Hospital, James s Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Burns 31:390-3. 2005
  50. doi Photoionization of epichlorohydrin enantiomers and clusters studied with circularly polarized vacuum ultraviolet radiation
    Steven Daly
    School of Chemistry, University Park, University of Nottingham, NG7 2RD Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Chem Phys 134:064306. 2011
    ..of enantiomerically pure epichlorohydrin (C(3)H(5)OCl) has been studied using linearly and circularly polarized vacuum ultraviolet synchrotron radiation...
  51. ncbi Preservation of penile length after radical prostatectomy: early intervention with a vacuum erection device
    B L Dalkin
    Department of Surgery Urology, Tucson Medical Center, Tucson, AZ 85712, USA
    Int J Impot Res 19:501-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to test whether early intervention after surgery with a vacuum erection device could prevent the changes in penile health, as defined by SPL, found in prior studies...
  52. ncbi Inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes by in situ produced and semipurified bacteriocins of Carnobacterium spp. on vacuum-packed, refrigerated cold-smoked salmon
    F Duffes
    ENITIAA, Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Nantes, France
    J Food Prot 62:1394-403. 1999
    Listeria monocytogenes inhibition by Carnobacterium strains and crude bacteriocins on sterile and commercial vacuum-packed cold-smoked salmon stored at 4 degrees C and 8 degrees C was investigated...
  53. doi Evaluation of natural antimicrobials on typical meat spoilage bacteria in vitro and in vacuum-packed pork meat
    Bjørn Christian Schirmer
    Nofima Mat AS, Osloveien 1, N 1430 As, Norway
    J Food Sci 75:M98-M102. 2010
    ..Single and combined antimicrobials were added to vacuum-packed pork meat to evaluate preserving effects...
  54. ncbi MR-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy with a handheld biopsy system: clinical experience and results in postinterventional MR mammography after 24 h
    E A Hauth
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional, Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 18:168-76. 2008
    This prospective study evaluates the feasibility of the magnetic resonance (MR)-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy with a handheld vacuum-biopsy system and documents the biopsy results with MR mammography 24 h after the procedure...
  55. ncbi Vacuum-assisted closure: state of basic research and physiologic foundation
    Michael J Morykwas
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:121S-126S. 2006
    ..the use of subatmospheric pressure to treat wounds is presented, including the original studies upon which the vacuum-assisted closure device was based (on blood flow, granulation tissue formation, bacterial clearance, and survival ..
  56. ncbi [Vacuum assisted wound closure --overview of lesson and applications]
    T Toporcer
    II Chirurgická klinika LF UPJS, Kosice
    Cas Lek Cesk 145:702-7; discussion 707. 2006
    The aim of this review was to provide a comprehensive actual overview of the Vacuum Assisted Closure therapy (VAC). VAC is new method for wound treatment. VAC is assigned especially for per secundam healed wounds...
  57. ncbi [Effect of femoral cementing technique on results. Comparison between retrograde technique and vacuum application]
    S Ungethuem
    Stiftung Orthopädische Universitätsklinik, Heidelberg
    Orthopade 34:690-7. 2005
    ..and jet lavage, cement was applied simultaneously using the conventional retrograde method for one side and vacuum application for the contralateral limb. Bilateral simultaneous pressurisation was then applied...
  58. ncbi Vacuum-assisted closure in the treatment of a 9-year-old child with severe and multiple dog bite injuries of the thorax
    K M Brown
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Guy s Hospital, London, England
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:1409-10. 2001
    The vacuum-assisted closure (VAC; KCI International, San Antonio, TX) device is a negative pressure dressing, which we have used in the treatment of wounds with devitalized or infected tissues...
  59. ncbi Free-energy calculations of protein-ligand cation-pi and amino-pi interactions: from vacuum to proteinlike environments
    Christophe Biot
    Ingénierie Biomoléculaire, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, CP 165 64, 50 Avenue Roosevelt, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    J Am Chem Soc 125:13988-94. 2003
    ..The conjunction of vacuum interaction energies, vibrational entropy, and solvation contributions led to identify Arg-Ade as the most ..
  60. ncbi Comparative study of two commercially pure titanium casting methods
    Renata Cristina Silveira Rodrigues
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Ribeirao Preto Dental School, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    J Appl Oral Sci 18:487-92. 2010
    ..The interest in using titanium to fabricate removable partial denture (RPD) frameworks has increased, but there are few studies evaluating the effects of casting methods on clasp behavior...
  61. ncbi Damage of cell envelope of Lactobacillus helveticus during vacuum drying
    C Santivarangkna
    Central Institute for Food and Nutrition Research ZIEL, Section Food Process Engineering, Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    J Appl Microbiol 102:748-56. 2007
    The aim of this study was to gain insight into the inactivation mechanisms of Lactobacillus helveticus during vacuum drying.
  62. doi The intravertebral cleft in acute osteoporotic fractures: fluid in magnetic resonance imaging-vacuum in computed tomography?
    Jennifer Linn
    Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital Munich, Munich, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E88-93. 2009
    ..The study consisted of a retrospective and a prospective study part...
  63. ncbi Effect of vacuum profile on breast milk expression using an electric breast pump
    Leon R Mitoulas
    Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    J Hum Lact 18:353-60. 2002
    The authors compared milk expression using 5 experimental vacuum patterns and a commercially available vacuum pattern ranging in cycle times (20 to 78 cycles/min) and vacuum curve dynamics in 30 mothers using an experimental, software-..
  64. ncbi Pediatric vacuum packing wound closure for damage-control laparotomy
    Michele A Markley
    Section of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 37:512-4. 2002
    ..The authors have used vacuum packing (Vac-Pac) in pediatric patients with excellent results and have developed a method for closing widely ..
  65. ncbi Vacuum-assisted closure for fasciotomy wounds following compartment syndrome of the leg
    Charlie C Yang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 15:19-23. 2006
    This study evaluated the efficacy of vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) for treatment of fasciotomy wounds for traumatic compartment syndrome...
  66. ncbi The use of vacuum-formed splints for temporary intermaxillary fixation in the management of unilateral condylar fractures
    T Lloyd
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen Mary's University Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:301-3. 2001
    ..a simple, effective method of managing displaced unilateral condylar fractures with occlusal disruption using vacuum-formed thermoplastic foil splints with bonded wire cleats...
  67. doi Percutaneous excisional biopsy of clinically benign breast lesions with vacuum-assisted system: comparison of three devices
    Zhi Li Wang
    Department of Ultrasound, Clinical Division of Iatrotechnique, Chinese People s Liberation Army General Hospital, 28 Fuxing Road, Beijing 100853, China
    Eur J Radiol 81:725-30. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare three devices in percutaneous excisional biopsy of clinically benign breast lesions in terms of complete excision rate, duration of procedure and complications...
  68. ncbi Coexistence of intravertebral vacuum and intradiscal vacuum
    Thomas Armingeat
    Service de Rhumatologie Sud, Hopital de la Conception, 147, boulevard Baille, 13385 Marseille, France
    Joint Bone Spine 73:428-32. 2006
    The pathophysiology of intravertebral vacuum (IVV) remains unclear, although vertebral osteonecrosis is often incriminated. Gas may migrate from the disk to the vertebral body...
  69. doi The surface topography of the choroid plexus. Environmental, low and high vacuum scanning electron microscopy
    Pedro Mestres
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Saarland University, D 66421 Homburg, Germany
    Ann Anat 193:197-204. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the performance and benefits of wet-mode and low vacuum ESEM in comparison to high vacuum scanning electron microscopy (SEM) using the choroid plexus of chicken embryos ..
  70. doi The effect of different investment techniques on the surface roughness and irregularities of gold palladium alloy castings
    Abhayjit Bedi
    Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 99:282-6. 2008
    ..Surface roughness and irregularities can affect the fit of a restoration. It is unknown whether different investment techniques have an effect on surface roughness and irregularities of gold palladium alloy castings...
  71. ncbi Stereotactic and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy
    T H Helbich
    Department of Radiology, University of Vienna AKH, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Radiol 14:383-93. 2004
    ..Tissue acquisition is performed with automated core needles or directional vacuum-assisted biopsy probes...
  72. doi Pain experienced by patients during minimal-invasive ultrasound-guided breast biopsy: vacuum-assisted vs core-needle procedure
    B Szynglarewicz
    2nd Department of Surgical Oncology, Lower Silesian Oncology Centre, Regional Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Wroclaw, Poland
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:398-403. 2011
    To evaluate comparatively the pain associated with ultrasound-guided core-needle (CN) and vacuum-assisted (VA) biopsy for non-palpable breast lesions.
  73. doi Endoscopic vacuum sponge therapy for esophageal defects
    Gunnar Loske
    Department for General, Abdominal, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Katholisches Marienkrankenhaus Hamburg gGmbH, Alfredstrasse 9, 22087, Hamburg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 24:2531-5. 2010
    ..For anastomotic insufficiency in the rectum, endoscopic vacuum therapy has already been used successfully...
  74. doi Diagnostic value of vacuum-assisted breast biopsy for breast carcinoma: a meta-analysis and systematic review
    Ying Hua Yu
    Department of Surgery, the Third Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, No 13, Dan Cun Lu, Nanning, Guangxi, 530031, People s Republic of China
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 120:469-79. 2010
    ..We conducted a systematic review to establish the overall value of Vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VAB) for the diagnosis of breast cancer...
  75. ncbi Physicochemical characterization of nopal pads (Opuntia ficus indica) and dry vacuum nopal powders as a function of the maturation
    M E Rodríguez-Garcia
    Centro de Física Aplicada y Tecnología Avanzada, Departamento de Nanotecnología, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Campus Juriquilla, AP 1 1010, CP 76000, Queretaro, Mexico
    Plant Foods Hum Nutr 62:107-12. 2007
    ..Nopal powder was obtained by dry vacuum technique using 10(2) Torr and low temperature (40 degrees C)...
  76. pmc Ultrasound-guided, vacuum-assisted excision in the diagnosis and treatment of clinically benign breast lesions
    J Mathew
    Department of Surgery, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 89:494-6. 2007
    Ultrasound-guided, vacuum-assisted biopsy has a definitive role in the diagnosis of breast lesions. Its role in the treatment of benign breast lesions like fibroadenomas has not been established.
  77. ncbi Evaluation and indications of ultrasound-guided vacuum-assisted core needle breast biopsy
    Satoko Nakano
    Department of Surgery, Kawaguchi Municipal Medical Center, Kawaguchi City, Saitama, Japan
    Breast Cancer 14:292-6. 2007
    ..The Mammotome biopsy has been available in our hospital since July 1999. We assessed the effectiveness and indications of ultrasound-guided Mammotome biopsy...
  78. ncbi [Benign papilloma: is US-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy an alternative to surgical biopsy?]
    T Bonaventure
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hôpital Porte Madeleine, CHR d Orleans, BP 2439, 45032 Orleans Cedex 1
    J Radiol 88:1165-8. 2007
    The purpose of this study is to assess the value of US guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy compared to surgery for management of intraductal papilloma...
  79. ncbi Vacuum-assisted breast biopsy on digital stereotaxic table of nonpalpable lesions non-recognisable by ultrasonography
    L Apesteguia
    Department of Radiology, Hospital Virgen del Camino, C Irunlarrea, 4, 31008 Pamplona, Spain
    Eur Radiol 12:638-45. 2002
    The aim of this study was to evaluate accuracy of 11 G vacuum-assisted percutaneous biopsy (VAPB) carried out on digital stereotaxic table, on breast non-palpable lesions (NPLs), non-visible by US...
  80. ncbi Mechanisms governing the effects of vacuum-assisted closure in cardiac surgery
    Malin Malmsjo
    Department of Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1266-75. 2007
    b>Vacuum-assisted closure has been adopted as the first-line treatment for poststernotomy mediastinitis as a result of the excellent clinical outcome achieved with its use...
  81. ncbi Vacuum-assisted closure therapy guided by C-reactive protein level in patients with deep sternal wound infection
    Ronny Gustafsson
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:895-900. 2002
    ..We describe the outcome of a new treatment strategy with C-reactive protein level-guided vacuum-assisted closure used at our department.
  82. ncbi Surgical wound case studies with the versatile 1 wound vacuum system for negative pressure wound therapy
    Penny E Campbell
    Avalon Healthcare, Nashville, TN 37211, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:176-85; discussion 185-90. 2006
    ..a wound dressing, a drainage tube inserted into the dressing, an occlusive transparent film, and a connection to a vacuum source that supplies the negative pressure...
  83. ncbi Management of empyema cavity with the vacuum-assisted closure device
    Kimberly A Varker
    Surgical Oncology, Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:723-5. 2006
    ..We report a case of empyema without bronchopleural fistula after lobectomy in which the vacuum-assisted closure device was used to achieve complete wound healing after open drainage.
  84. ncbi Ultrasound-guided breast biopsy using a 10-gauge self-contained vacuum-assisted device
    Tibor Vag
    Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital Jena, Erlanger Allee 101, 07747, Jena, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:3100-2. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of a self-contained battery-driven vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB) system for the sampling of breast masses under ultrasound guidance...
  85. ncbi Acute compartment syndrome of the thigh in a football athlete: a case report and the role of the vacuum-assisted wound closure dressing
    Arthur T Lee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94305 5341, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 19:748-50. 2005
    ..syndrome of the thigh due to blunt injury in a Division I American football player managed with fasciotomy and vacuum-assisted wound closure...
  86. doi The diagnosis of non-malignant papillary lesions of the breast: comparison of ultrasound-guided automated gun biopsy and vacuum-assisted removal
    M J Kim
    Department of Radiology, Research Institute of Radiological Science, Yonsei University Heath System, Seoul, South Korea
    Clin Radiol 66:530-5. 2011
    To compare the histological upgrade rate of ultrasound (US)-guided vacuum-assisted removal (VAR) and US-14 G-automated core needle biopsy (ACNB) in the diagnosis of papillary breast lesions.
  87. doi Sonographically guided percutaneous excision of clinically benign breast masses
    Zhi Li Wang
    Department of Ultrasound, Chinese People s Liberation Army General Hospital, 28 Fuxing Road, Beijing, 100853, China
    J Clin Ultrasound 39:1-5. 2011
    To report our experience with a vacuum-assisted biopsy device system in percutaneous excision of clinically benign breast masses under sonographic guidance.
  88. doi Drainage of esophageal leakage using endoscopic vacuum therapy: a prospective pilot study
    M Ahrens
    Department of General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany
    Endoscopy 42:693-8. 2010
    Major leakage from an esophageal anastomosis is a life-threatening surgical complication. Endoscopically guided endoluminal vacuum therapy using polyurethane sponges is a new method for treating such leakage.
  89. doi Endplate degeneration may be the origination of the vacuum phenomenon in intervertebral discs
    Fang Cai Li
    Department of Orthopaedics, 2nd Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, 88 Jiefang Road, Hangzhou 310009, China
    Med Hypotheses 75:169-71. 2010
    The intravertebral vacuum phenomenon (VP) is usually associated with degenerative disc disease, which could be related to the low back pain...
  90. doi MRI-guided breast biopsy: influence of choice of vacuum biopsy system on the mode of biopsy of MRI-only suspicious breast lesions
    Simone Schrading
    Department of Radiology, University of Bonn, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:1650-7. 2010
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate two systems of MRI-guided vacuum-assisted biopsy and to investigate the influence of the choice of system on the choice of biopsy mode in the care of patients with lesions found only at MRI.
  91. doi Vacuum-based preservation of surgical specimens: an environmentally-safe step towards a formalin-free hospital
    Cinzia Di Novi
    Dept Of Public Policy and Choice University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 408:3092-5. 2010
    ..preservation of surgical specimens into formalin to be transferred to pathology labs was replaced by under-vacuum sealing (UVS) tissues into plastic bags and preservation at 4 degrees C until transfer...
  92. pmc Minimally invasive excision of gynaecomastia--a novel and effective surgical technique
    O Qutob
    Academic Surgical Unit, University of Hull, Cottingham, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:198-200. 2010
    ..This study investigated the use of a vacuum-assisted biopsy device (VABD) and liposuction to provide minimally invasive approach.
  93. ncbi Breast biopsy for mammographically detected non-palpable lesions using a vacuum-assisted biopsy device (Mammotome) and an upright-type stereotactic mammography unit
    S Ohsumi
    Department of Surgery, National Shikoku Cancer Center, 13 Hori no uchi, Matsuyama, Ehime 790 0007, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 31:527-31. 2001
    ..It is crucial to develop a useful minimally invasive biopsy method which can be applied without difficulty...
  94. ncbi Lactobacillus algidus sp. nov., a psychrophilic lactic acid bacterium isolated from vacuum-packaged refrigerated beef
    Y Kato
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Azabu University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 50:1143-9. 2000
    ..nov. is described on the basis of 40 strains isolated as one of the predominant bacteria from five specimens of vacuum-packaged beef collected from different meat shops and stored at 2 degrees C for 3 weeks...
  95. doi Sonographic changes after removing all benign breast masses with sonographically guided vacuum-assisted biopsy
    Eun Sook Ko
    Department of Radiology, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Acta Radiol 50:968-74. 2009
    Total removal of benign breast masses by vacuum-assisted biopsy (VAB) is now increasingly accepted as a treatment option...
  96. doi Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes on unpackaged and vacuum-packaged chicken frankfurters using pulsed UV-light
    N M Keklik
    Dept of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Pennsylvania State Univ, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Food Sci 74:M431-9. 2009
    The effectiveness of pulsed UV-light on the microbial load and quality of unpackaged and vacuum-packaged chicken frankfurters was investigated...
  97. ncbi [Vacuum pack technique--a good method for temporal abdominal closure]
    Christine Gaarder
    Gastrokirurgisk avdeling, Ulleval universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2760-2. 2004
    ..To avoid the development of abdominal compartment syndrome, temporary abdominal closure (TAC) should be considered after celiotomy for trauma. A new method for TAC was introduced at Ullevaal University Hospital in 2002, the "vac pac"...
  98. ncbi Preparation of serial sections of arthropods using 2,2-dimethoxypropane dehydration and epoxy resin embedding under vacuum
    A Pernstich
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Zoology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Biotech Histochem 78:5-9. 2003
    ..The specimens were dehydrated with acidified 2,2-dimethoxypropane and embedded in ERL 4206 epoxy resin under vacuum. This procedure ensures good resin impregnation of thin, long body compartments and appendages...
  99. doi The value of a combination of wire localization and ultrasound-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy for clustered microcalcifications
    Ki Seok Choo
    Department of Radiology, Medical Research Institute, Pusan National University Hospital, Pusan National University School of Medicine, 10, 1 Ga, Ami dong, Seo Ku, Busan 602 739, Republic of Korea
    Breast 17:611-6. 2008
    ..is to introduce and evaluate the usefulness of the combination of wire localization and ultrasound (US)-guided, vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VAB) to histologically diagnose mammographically detected clustered microcalcifications in ..
  100. doi False-negative diagnoses at stereotactic vacuum-assisted needle breast biopsy: long-term follow-up of 1,280 lesions and review of the literature
    Roger J Jackman
    Department of Radiology, Palo Alto Medical Clinic, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:341-51. 2009
    ..of this study was to determine retrospectively the frequency and causes of false-negative diagnoses of lesions evaluated with percutaneous stereotactic biopsy performed with vacuum-assisted probes with the patient prone on a biopsy table.
  101. doi Breast cancer diagnosis: the role of stereotactic vacuum-assisted aspiration biopsy
    Francesca Rovera
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Int J Surg 6:S104-8. 2008
    The aim of this study is to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy and impact of the stereotactic vacuum-assisted aspiration biopsy (VAB) as a surgical treatment for non-palpable breast lesions.

Research Grants83

  1. Brain mast cells and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Theoharis C Theoharides; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Neuroimmune interactions in CFS are still unknown creating a vacuum in diagnosis and treatment...
  2. MOLECULAR AND BIOCHEMICAL STUDY OF COLLAGEN IN PROLAPSE
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..risk factors for pelvic floor dysfunction including vaginal parity, increased infant birth weight, forceps and vacuum assisted vaginal delivery, episiotomy and prolonged second stage of labor...
  3. Novel device for improving standard CPR outcomes
    Keith Lurie; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..and ITD technologies work synergistically to decrease the decompression phase intrathoracic pressure, creating a vacuum within the thorax relative to the rest of the body, thereby a) enhancing blood return to the thorax, b) enhancing ..
  4. Brain Vascular Studies in Cardiac and Orthopedic Surgery
    David Stump; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..also determine whether knee prosthesis surgery using a state of the art reaming system, with chilling and rinse- vacuum methodology is safer than traditional bone reaming...
  5. Delaware and New Jersey CJ-DATS Research Center
    James Inciardi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Third, there is the issue of research to practice. Because research does not occur in a vacuum, studies conducted with correctional populations should be policy relevant if findings are to be implemented...
  6. Childhood Leukemia and Home Environmental Exposures
    Patricia Buffler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In each household, a total of three samples of vacuum-cleaner dust and indoor air (using passive air monitors) will be tested for the respective persistent and volatile ..
  7. Childhood Leukemia and Home Environmental Exposures
    Patricia A Buffler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In each household, a total of three samples of vacuum-cleaner dust and indoor air (using passive air monitors) will be tested for the respective persistent and volatile ..
  8. Novel non-invasive treatment for hypotension during hemodialysis
    Anja Metzger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..by providing a small amount of airway resistance during spontaneous inspiration, thereby creating an intrathoracic vacuum that draws venous blood back to the heart each time the patient takes a breath...
  9. An Epithermal Neutron Source for Cancer Therapy
    MELVIN PIESTRUP; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Tritium storage, replenishing and recycling will be achieved by a self-contained vacuum system to minimize radiation and explosion hazards...
  10. Predicting common protein mechanisms by the light of evolution
    ANDREW NEUWALD; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such hypotheses are not formulated in a conceptual vacuum, however, but rather are based on clues obtained from preliminary observations...
  11. Predicting common protein mechanisms by the light of evolution
    ANDREW NEUWALD; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such hypotheses are not formulated in a conceptual vacuum, however, but rather are based on clues obtained from preliminary observations...
  12. Predicting common protein mechanisms by the light of evolution
    ANDREW NEUWALD; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such hypotheses are not formulated in a conceptual vacuum, however, but rather are based on clues obtained from preliminary observations...
  13. Fluorescence Sensor Probe for Transcutaneous Glucose Sensing
    Ralph Ballerstadt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..and engineers will perform studies to optimize a pre-sterilization formulation protocol of sensor by freeze-drying/vacuum-packaging. III...
  14. INTEGRATED EM-IMMUNOLABELING INSTRUMENTATION
    Kathryn Howell; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Diatome diamond knives, an Edwards auto 306 high vacuum deposition system configured for electron microscopy, a Bal- Tec Jet Freeze device and a Bal-Tec Freeze ..
  15. Stress, Appetite, and Smoking Relapse
    MUSTAFA N AL apos ABSI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the role of stress in smoking relapse while taking into account that the effects of stress do not operate in vacuum, and that there is a need to clearly identify interactions of stress effects with other motivational and mood ..
  16. Nucleic Acid Dipstick for Rapid Avian Flu Detection at Point-of-care
    Hong Cai; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g. vacuum or centrifugation in nucleic acid extractions, and an expensive and heavy thermal cycler apparatus in nucleic acid ..
  17. Nucleic Acid Dipstick for Rapid Avian Flu Detection at Point-of-care
    Hong Cai; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g. vacuum or centrifugation in nucleic acid extractions, and an expensive and heavy thermal cycler apparatus in nucleic acid ..
  18. Nucleic Acid Dipstick for Rapid Avian Flu Detection at Point-of-care
    Hong Cai; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g. vacuum or centrifugation in nucleic acid extractions, and an expensive and heavy thermal cycler apparatus in nucleic acid ..
  19. Portable Continuous Oxygen System
    W Appel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This proprietary system incorporates a rapid vacuum-pressure-swing adsorption process that enables SeQual to provide a PSA unit with both the highest recovery (the ..
  20. Raman Spectroscopy for Guidance of Stereotactic Breast Biopsies for Microcalcific
    Maryann Fitzmaurice; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..portable Raman instrument and a side-viewing optical fiber Raman probe for use in conjunction with a commercial vacuum-assisted stereotactic needle biopsy system during breast biopsies performed in the outpatient setting...
  21. Raman Spectroscopy for Guidance of Stereotactic Breast Biopsies for Microcalcific
    Maryann Fitzmaurice; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..portable Raman instrument and a side-viewing optical fiber Raman probe for use in conjunction with a commercial vacuum-assisted stereotactic needle biopsy system during breast biopsies performed in the outpatient setting...
  22. Intrathoracic Pressure Regulator for Resuscitation
    Keith Lurie; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The ITPR attaches to the patient's airway, generates a small but continuous negative intrathoracic vacuum and thereby immediately increases blood pressure by drawing more venous blood back into the heart when not ..
  23. Biodegradable Polymer Implants for Spinal Cord Repair
    Anthony Windebank; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..use computer-aided design to generate the three-dimensional structure of the scaffold and then determine whether vacuum molding or free-form fabrication (micro-printing) produces the best architecture...
  24. Methyl Mercury Evaluation in Dental Waste Water
    James Drummond; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Dental waste water (DWW) stream during the removal of amalgam from the oral cavity through aspiration with high vacuum suction...
  25. INNER CITY COCKROACH ALLERGEN REDUCTION TRIAL
    Peyton Eggleston; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..has Bla g I concentration of greater than 2 U/gm, who do not have a furred pet and whose families own a working vacuum cleaner...