B Berman

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Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint New therapies for the management of keloids
    Varee N Poochareon
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 14:654-7. 2003
  2. pmc Safety, efficacy, and patient acceptability of imiquimod for topical treatment of actinic keratoses
    Caroline Caperton
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 4:35-40. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Imiquimod 5% cream for keloid management
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:1050-1. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Novel opportunities in the treatment and prevention of scarring
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 8:32-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Expression of Fas-receptor on basal cell carcinomas after treatment with imiquimod 5% cream or vehicle
    B Berman
    University of Miami School of Medicine, 1600 NW 10th Avenue Room 2023, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Br J Dermatol 149:59-61. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Determination of the area of skin capable of being covered by the application of 250 mg of 5% imiquimod cream
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Dermatol Surg 30:784-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of extramammary Paget's disease of the scrotum with imiquimod 5% cream
    B Berman
    University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA and Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:36-8. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-warming lidocaine/tetracaine patch effectively and safely induces local anesthesia during minor dermatologic procedures
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:135-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Genital herpes infection: beyond a clinical diagnosis
    Adriana Villa
    The Department of Dermatology, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1600 N W 10th Avenue, Room 2023 A, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Skinmed 2:108-12. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Skin disease in a primary care practice
    Sari Fien
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, and Mariners Hospital, Tavernier, FL, USA
    Skinmed 4:350-3. 2005

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Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint New therapies for the management of keloids
    Varee N Poochareon
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 14:654-7. 2003
    ..This article briefly reviews such experimental data and presents recommendations for management of keloids as well...
  2. pmc Safety, efficacy, and patient acceptability of imiquimod for topical treatment of actinic keratoses
    Caroline Caperton
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 4:35-40. 2011
    ..This paper provides an indepth review of the literature, and provides clinical evidence for its inclusion in the arsenal of treatment options for patients with actinic keratoses...
  3. ncbi request reprint Imiquimod 5% cream for keloid management
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:1050-1. 2003
    ..Keloid treatment represents a therapeutic challenge. New adjuvant therapy is needed to reduce the high recurrence rate (50%) of excised keloids...
  4. ncbi request reprint Novel opportunities in the treatment and prevention of scarring
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 8:32-6. 2004
    ..We conclude that several novel modalities may be potential therapies for scarring...
  5. ncbi request reprint Expression of Fas-receptor on basal cell carcinomas after treatment with imiquimod 5% cream or vehicle
    B Berman
    University of Miami School of Medicine, 1600 NW 10th Avenue Room 2023, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Br J Dermatol 149:59-61. 2003
    ..Imiquimod-induced FasR-mediated apoptosis may contribute to the effectiveness of imiquimod 5% cream for the treatment of BCC...
  6. ncbi request reprint Determination of the area of skin capable of being covered by the application of 250 mg of 5% imiquimod cream
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Dermatol Surg 30:784-6. 2004
    ..The manufacturer recommends that a single sachet containing 250 mg of 5% imiquimod cream (12.5 mg of imiquimod) is adequate for a single use and is sufficient to cover a wart area of up to 20 cm(2)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of extramammary Paget's disease of the scrotum with imiquimod 5% cream
    B Berman
    University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA and Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:36-8. 2003
    ..During the initial weeks of therapy, he experienced moderate erythema. Imiquimod treatment resulted in clinical and histological eradication of EMPD, with no recurrence observed during 6 months of follow-up...
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-warming lidocaine/tetracaine patch effectively and safely induces local anesthesia during minor dermatologic procedures
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:135-8. 2005
    ..Dermatologic procedures often cause some degree of pain. A self-warming patch containing lidocaine and tetracaine (L/T) was developed to provide topical local anesthesia prior to painful procedures...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genital herpes infection: beyond a clinical diagnosis
    Adriana Villa
    The Department of Dermatology, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1600 N W 10th Avenue, Room 2023 A, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Skinmed 2:108-12. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Skin disease in a primary care practice
    Sari Fien
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, and Mariners Hospital, Tavernier, FL, USA
    Skinmed 4:350-3. 2005
    ..Therefore, we performed a chart review at a family medicine private practice in Islamorada, FL, to determine the percentage of patients presenting with dermatologic disease and to identify the most common diseases encountered...
  11. ncbi request reprint Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, prospective study evaluating the tolerability and effectiveness of imiquimod applied to postsurgical excisions on scar cosmesis
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:1399-403. 2005
    ..It has been reported that topical application of imiquimod 5% cream induces interferon-alpha, an antifibrotic cytokine...
  12. doi request reprint Biological agents for controlling excessive scarring
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Clin Dermatol 11:31-4. 2010
    ..Additional assessment of these novel agents is now justified with a view to reducing or preventing hypertrophic scars, keloid scars and the recurrence of post-excision keloid lesions...
  13. doi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of actinic keratosis
    Brian Berman
    University of Miami, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, FL 33136, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:3015-31. 2009
    ..And, finally, newer and investigational treatment modalities such as ingenol mebutate, resiquimod and betulinic acid are also being discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the tolerability and efficacy of etanercept compared to triamcinolone acetonide for the intralesional treatment of keloids
    Brian Berman
    University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 7:757-61. 2008
    ..Etanercept, a recombinant TNF-alpha receptor fusion protein, may decrease excessive fibrous tissue in keloids...
  15. doi request reprint Prevention and management of hypertrophic scars and keloids after burns in children
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 19:989-1006. 2008
    ..Newer treatments aimed at molecular targets such as cytokines, growth factors, and gene therapy, currently in developing stages, are considered the future of the treatment of postburn hypertrophic scars and keloids in children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Treatment of keloid scars post-shave excision with imiquimod 5% cream: A prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study
    Brian Berman
    University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 8:455-8. 2009
    ..Case series suggest the tolerability and efficacy of imiquimod 5% application to sites of shaved keloids; however, this has not been verified in placebo-controlled studies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Is eosinophilia helpful in diagnosing drug eruptions?
    Brian Berman
    The Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1600 N W 10th Avenue, Room 2023A R 250, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Skinmed 1:147-8. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of butcher's warts with imiquimod 5% cream
    V Poochareon
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:42-4. 2003
    ..Clinical improvement was noted after 1 month, with regression of the warts experienced after 3 months. During 12 months of follow-up, no recurrent lesions were observed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Scientific rationale: combining imiquimod and surgical treatments for basal cell carcinomas
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 7:s3-6. 2008
    ..We review the rationale for combining surgical extirpation and immunotherapy with topically applied imiquimod 5% cream for the treatment of BCCs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Actinic keratoses: sequelae and treatments. Recommendations from a consensus panel
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Fam Pract 55:suppl 1-8. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of the effect of postoperative imiquimod 5% cream on the recurrence rate of excised keloids
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33136, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:S209-11. 2002
    ..At 24 weeks, the recurrence rate of excised keloids treated with postoperative imiquimod 5% cream was lower than recurrence rates previously reported in the literature...
  22. ncbi request reprint Imiquimod: a new immune response modifier for the treatment of external genital warts and other diseases in dermatology
    Brian Berman
    University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Int J Dermatol 41:7-11. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint The treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids
    B Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Eur J Dermatol 8:591-5. 1998
    ..Intralesional interferon -gamma and -alpha 2b have been used successfully to decrease scar height and reduce the number of post-operative recurrences...
  24. ncbi request reprint Topical application of imiquimod 5% cream to keloids alters expression genes associated with apoptosis
    S E Jacob
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, 1600 NW 10th Ave, Room 2023 A, Miami, FL 33138, USA
    Br J Dermatol 149:62-5. 2003
    ..Although imiquimod is capable of altering the expression of these markers of apoptosis in keloids, their role, if any, in the therapeutic response of keloids to imiquimod requires further investigation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Immunological strategies to fight skin cancer
    B Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, USA
    Skin Therapy Lett 11:1-7. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint Do postsurgical interventions optimize ultimate scar cosmesis
    M H Viera
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 144:243-57. 2009
    ..Ultimately, the decision of choosing the most appropriate postexcisional management treatment should be taken by physicians on a case-by-case basis in order to obtain the best cosmetically acceptable results...
  27. ncbi request reprint Phenytoin-associated hypersensitivity syndrome with features of DRESS and TEN/SJS
    Martha H Viera
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Florida 33136, USA
    Cutis 85:312-7. 2010
    ..We describe a patient with overlapping features of these hypersensitivity syndromes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of action of new treatment modalities for actinic keratosis
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 5:167-73. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of superficial basal cell carcinomas after treatment with imiquimod 5% cream or vehicle for apoptosis and lymphocyte phenotyping
    Tory P Sullivan
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, PO Box 016250 R 250, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:1181-6. 2003
    ..To characterize the immune response and the apoptotic pathways that result in regression of imiquimod-treated basal cell carcinomas (BCCs)...
  30. doi request reprint Herpes simplex virus and human papillomavirus genital infections: new and investigational therapeutic options
    Martha H Viera
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Int J Dermatol 49:733-49. 2010
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Basal cell carcinoma and actinic keratoses: patients' perceptions of their disease and current treatments
    B Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Int J Dermatol 40:573-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Increased public awareness about BCC and AK may potentially aid in their early detection and treatment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Immunomodulators for skin cancer
    Adriana M Villa
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery University of Miami School of Medicine, FL, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 3:533-9. 2004
    ..We describe the current role of the immunomodulators (up-regulators of the immune response) in the therapy of skin cancer (non melanoma skin cancer, melanoma, lymphoma, Kaposi sarcoma, and extramammary Paget's disease)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a silicone gel-filled cushion and silicon gel sheeting for the treatment of hypertrophic or keloid scars
    B Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33136, USA
    Dermatol Surg 25:484-6. 1999
    ..The exact mechanisms of action responsible for the effectiveness of silicone gel dressings are unknown, although it has been proposed that static electricity generated by friction could be the reason for their anti-scarring effects...
  34. ncbi request reprint Novel dermatologic uses of the immune response modifier imiquimod 5% cream
    B Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Skin Therapy Lett 7:1-6. 2002
    ..This extensive array of disorders treated successfully with imiquimod warrants further study of this novel and valuable drug...
  35. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of acupuncture for pain control after oral surgery: a placebo-controlled trial
    L Lao
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland at Baltimore, 21207 6697, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 125:567-72. 1999
    ..Acupuncture is increasingly being used by the general population and investigated by conventional medicine; however, studies of its effects on pain still lack adequate control procedures...
  36. ncbi request reprint The variability of TCM pattern diagnosis and herbal prescription on rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Grant G Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:58-63. 2004
    ..The consistency of diagnosis made among Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners and the relationship between TCM diagnosis and Chinese herbal prescription have not been adequately examined...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous signs and syndromes associated with internal malignancies
    Claudia C Ramirez
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, Rosenstiel Medical Sciences Building, Room 2023 A R250, 1600 Northwest 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Skinmed 4:84-90; quiz 91-2. 2005
    ..Early recognition of these cutaneous changes may allow for vigilance for, and prompt detection and management of, the underlying neoplasm...
  38. pmc Individual patient data meta-analysis of acupuncture for chronic pain: protocol of the Acupuncture Trialists' Collaboration
    Andrew J Vickers
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Trials 11:90. 2010
    ..The Acupuncture Trialists' Collaboration, a group of trialists, statisticians and other researchers, was established to synthesize patient-level data from several recently published large, high-quality trials...
  39. ncbi request reprint A review of the biologic effects, clinical efficacy, and safety of silicone elastomer sheeting for hypertrophic and keloid scar treatment and management
    Brian Berman
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Dermatol Surg 33:1291-302; discussion 1302-3. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the literature on silicone elastomer sheeting products and to discuss their clinical application in the treatment and prevention of hypertrophic and keloid scars...
  40. ncbi request reprint Update on rosacea and anti-inflammatory-dose doxycycline
    Brian Berman
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Drugs Today (Barc) 43:27-34. 2007
    ..However, when used appropriately in patients with rosacea, anti-inflammatory-dose doxycycline may help prolong the effectiveness and life span of our most precious antibiotics...
  41. ncbi request reprint Anti-hyperalgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of the modified Chinese herbal formula Huo Luo Xiao Ling Dan (HLXL) in rats
    Lixing Lao
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2200 Kernan Drive, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21207, USA
    Am J Chin Med 34:833-44. 2006
    ..The data suggest that HLXL dosage-dependently attenuates CFA-induced inflammation and hyperalgesia, at least in part by inhibiting noxious transmission at the dorsal horn of the spinal cord...
  42. ncbi request reprint A controlled cohort study examining the onset of hypertension in black patients with keloids
    Heather Woolery-Lloyd
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, 1600 NW 10th Avenue, FL 33136, USA
    Eur J Dermatol 12:581-2. 2002
    ..No difference in the overall incidence of hypertension was detected, however, we detected an increased incidence of hypertension in patients with keloids under thirty (7.9%) as compared to the control (0%)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Ecthyma gangrenosum caused by Escherichia coli bacteremia: a case report and review of the literature
    Jitendrakumar K Patel
    Department of Dermatology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Florida, USA
    Cutis 84:261-7. 2009
    ..This case represents the seventh of its kind in the literature and the first case in a patient with AML. In addition, a brief review of the etiopathology and management of EG is presented...
  44. ncbi request reprint Variability in the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) diagnoses and herbal prescriptions provided by three TCM practitioners for 40 patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Grant G Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21207, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:415-21. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Treatment of striae rubra and striae alba with the 585-nm pulsed-dye laser
    Gloria P Jimenez
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:362-5. 2003
    ..At lower fluences (2.0 to 4.0 J/cm2), this laser has been purported to increase the amount of collagen in the extracellular matrix...
  46. ncbi request reprint Treatment of pigmented hypertrophic scars with the 585 nm pulsed dye laser and the 532 nm frequency-doubled Nd:YAG laser in the Q-switched and variable pulse modes: a comparative study
    Leyda Elizabeth Bowes
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Dermatol Surg 28:714-9. 2002
    ..It remains to be determined whether other laser modalities may have a similar or even greater success in the treatment of pigmented hypertrophic scars...
  47. doi request reprint Improvement of agreement in TCM diagnosis among TCM practitioners for persons with the conventional diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis: effect of training
    Grant G Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21207, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:381-6. 2008
    ..To investigate whether a training process that focused on consensus on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) diagnostic criteria will improve the agreement of TCM diagnosis on patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Treatment of infantile hemangiomas with short-term application of imiquimod 5% cream
    Oliverio Welsh
    Department of Dermatology at the University Hospital UANL Madero y Gonzalitos, Col Mitras Centro Monterrey, Monterrey, NL
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:639-42. 2004
    ..Imiquimod may be an effective alternative for the treatment of superficial hemangiomas...
  49. ncbi request reprint Desoximetasone 0.25% and tacrolimus 0.1% ointments versus tacrolimus alone in the treatment of atopic dermatitis
    Adelaide A Hebert
    University of Texas Medical School, Houston, USA
    Cutis 78:357-63. 2006
    ..04). Combination treatment with desoximetasone and tacrolimus offered increased efficacy and tolerability over tacrolimus alone in patients with atopic dermatitis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Risk of recurrent stroke in children with sickle cell disease receiving blood transfusion therapy for at least five years after initial stroke
    Douglas J Scothorn
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Pediatr 140:348-54. 2002
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine: is it just a case of more tools for the medical bag?
    Brian Berman
    Complementary Medicine Program, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2200 Kernan Drive, Baltimore, MD 21207, USA
    Clin J Pain 20:1-2. 2004
  52. ncbi request reprint Long-term safety, efficacy, dosing, and development of resistance with botulinum toxin type B in cervical dystonia
    Brian Berman
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Mov Disord 20:233-7. 2005
    ..Patients may continue to respond for up to 64 months. Prior Bot A resistance may be a risk factor for the development of resistance to Bot B; nevertheless, Bot B can be a useful long-term alternative in some Bot A-resistant CD patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Can peak systolic velocities be used for prediction of stroke in sickle cell anemia?
    Anne Jones
    Medical College of Georgia, 1429 Harper St, HF 1154, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 35:66-72. 2005
    ..The clinical application of the STOP results could be enhanced if criteria for treatment could be found that are based on peak systolic velocity (PSV), the measure more commonly used in vascular ultrasound practice...
  54. pmc Headache symptoms in pediatric sickle cell patients
    Tonya M Palermo
    Department of Anesthesiology and Peri Operative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 27:420-4. 2005
    ..01). Further studies to determine the characteristics and determinants of headaches experienced in SCD patients will help maximize treatment of headaches and enhance daily functioning in these patients...
  55. ncbi request reprint Exchange blood transfusion compared with simple transfusion for first overt stroke is associated with a lower risk of subsequent stroke: a retrospective cohort study of 137 children with sickle cell anemia
    Monica L Hulbert
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Pediatr 149:710-2. 2006
    ..Children receiving simple transfusion had a 5-fold greater relative risk (95% confidence interval = 1.3 to 18.6) of second stroke than those receiving exchange transfusion...
  56. ncbi request reprint A 60-year-old woman considering acupuncture for knee pain
    Brian Berman
    Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Kernan Hospital Mansion, Baltimore 21207, USA
    JAMA 297:1697-707. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Topical treatment of common superficial tinea infections
    Andrew Weinstein
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33101, USA
    Am Fam Physician 65:2095-102. 2002
    ..The latter agents should be used with caution because of their potential for causing atrophy and other steroid-associated complications...
  58. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for pediatric pain and symptom management
    Anjana Kundu
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 54:885-9; x. 2007
    ..There is an urgent need for high-quality randomized controlled trials on the use of acupuncture in the pediatric population. This review aims to highlight the evidence for use of acupuncture in pain and symptom management...