prone position

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Summary: The posture of an individual lying face down.

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  1. ncbi Prone positioning improves oxygenation in post-traumatic lung injury--a prospective randomized trial
    Gregor Voggenreiter
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    J Trauma 59:333-41; discussion 341-3. 2005
  2. ncbi Prone positioning improves survival in severe ARDS: a pathophysiologic review and individual patient meta-analysis
    L Gattinoni
    Department of Anesthesia, Intensive e Subintensive Resuscitation and Pain Therapy, Cà Granda Foundation, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 76:448-54. 2010
  3. ncbi Accelerated intensity-modulated radiotherapy to breast in prone position: dosimetric results
    J Keith Dewyngaert
    Department of Radiation Oncology, New York University School of Medicine, 160 E 34th Street, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:1251-9. 2007
  4. ncbi Prone ventilation reduces mortality in patients with acute respiratory failure and severe hypoxemia: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sachin Sud
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 36:585-99. 2010
  5. ncbi Individual positioning: a comparative study of adjuvant breast radiotherapy in the prone versus supine position
    Zoltan Varga
    Department of Oncotherapy, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:94-100. 2009
  6. ncbi Direct aperture optimization-based intensity-modulated radiotherapy for whole breast irradiation
    Ergun E Ahunbay
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:1248-58. 2007
  7. ncbi Single fraction partial breast irradiation in prone position
    G Iaccarino
    Laboratory of Medical Physics, Istituto Tumori Regina Elena, Roma, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 26:543-52. 2007
  8. ncbi Phase I-II trial of prone accelerated intensity modulated radiation therapy to the breast to optimally spare normal tissue
    Silvia C Formenti
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Biostatistics, New York University Cancer Institute and New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:2236-42. 2007
  9. ncbi Anatomical variation between the prone, supine, and supine oblique positions on computed tomography: implications for percutaneous nephrolithotomy access
    Brian Duty
    Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, NY 11042, USA
    Urology 79:67-71. 2012
  10. ncbi Alternated prone and supine whole-breast irradiation using IMRT: setup precision, respiratory movement and treatment time
    Liv Veldeman
    Department of Radiotherapy, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:2055-64. 2012

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Publications335 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Prone positioning improves oxygenation in post-traumatic lung injury--a prospective randomized trial
    Gregor Voggenreiter
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    J Trauma 59:333-41; discussion 341-3. 2005
    ..In a prospective randomized trial the effect of prone positioning on the duration of mechanical ventilation was evaluated in multiple trauma patients and was compared with patients ventilated in supine position...
  2. ncbi Prone positioning improves survival in severe ARDS: a pathophysiologic review and individual patient meta-analysis
    L Gattinoni
    Department of Anesthesia, Intensive e Subintensive Resuscitation and Pain Therapy, Cà Granda Foundation, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 76:448-54. 2010
    ..On the other hand, all data suggest that long-term prone positioning may expose patients with less severe ARDS to unnecessary complications...
  3. ncbi Accelerated intensity-modulated radiotherapy to breast in prone position: dosimetric results
    J Keith Dewyngaert
    Department of Radiation Oncology, New York University School of Medicine, 160 E 34th Street, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:1251-9. 2007
    To report the physics and dosimetry results of a trial of accelerated intensity-modulated radiotherapy to the whole breast with a concomitant boost to the tumor bed in patients treated in the prone position.
  4. ncbi Prone ventilation reduces mortality in patients with acute respiratory failure and severe hypoxemia: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sachin Sud
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 36:585-99. 2010
    b>Prone position ventilation for acute hypoxemic respiratory failure (AHRF) improves oxygenation but not survival, except possibly when AHRF is severe.
  5. ncbi Individual positioning: a comparative study of adjuvant breast radiotherapy in the prone versus supine position
    Zoltan Varga
    Department of Oncotherapy, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:94-100. 2009
    ..To study breast radiotherapy in the prone vs. supine positions through dosimetry and clinical implementation...
  6. ncbi Direct aperture optimization-based intensity-modulated radiotherapy for whole breast irradiation
    Ergun E Ahunbay
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:1248-58. 2007
    ..g., beamlet optimized) IMRT and conventional three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) for whole breast irradiation in supine and prone positions...
  7. ncbi Single fraction partial breast irradiation in prone position
    G Iaccarino
    Laboratory of Medical Physics, Istituto Tumori Regina Elena, Roma, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 26:543-52. 2007
    ..a new treatment approach and technique for partial breast irradiation in only one session to patients in prone position by using a dedicated positioning device...
  8. ncbi Phase I-II trial of prone accelerated intensity modulated radiation therapy to the breast to optimally spare normal tissue
    Silvia C Formenti
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Biostatistics, New York University Cancer Institute and New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:2236-42. 2007
    To report the clinical feasibility of a trial of accelerated whole-breast intensity modulated radiotherapy, with the patient in prone position, optimally to spare the heart and lung.
  9. ncbi Anatomical variation between the prone, supine, and supine oblique positions on computed tomography: implications for percutaneous nephrolithotomy access
    Brian Duty
    Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, NY 11042, USA
    Urology 79:67-71. 2012
    ..To determine anatomical variations between the prone, supine, and supine oblique positions that are likely to affect percutaneous renal access...
  10. ncbi Alternated prone and supine whole-breast irradiation using IMRT: setup precision, respiratory movement and treatment time
    Liv Veldeman
    Department of Radiotherapy, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:2055-64. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to compare setup precision, respiration-related breast movement and treatment time between prone and supine positions for whole-breast irradiation...
  11. ncbi Electromagnetic tracking of intrafraction prostate displacement in patients externally immobilized in the prone position
    Nathan Bittner
    Tacoma Valley Radiation Oncology Centers, Tacoma, WA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:490-5. 2010
    To evaluate intrafraction prostate displacement among patients immobilized in the prone position using real-time monitoring of implanted radiofrequency transponders.
  12. ncbi Oxygenation and cerebral perfusion pressure improved in the prone position
    M Nekludov
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Karolinska University Hospital and Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:932-6. 2006
    Treatment of patients in the prone position is a well-established method to improve oxygenation in general intensive care unit (ICU) practice...
  13. ncbi Prone position in mechanically ventilated patients with reduced intracranial compliance
    A Thelandersson
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:937-41. 2006
    b>Prone position has been used for several years to treat acute lung insufficiency, but in previous studies patients with unstable intracranial pressure (ICP) are mostly excluded...
  14. ncbi A randomised trial of supine versus prone breast radiotherapy (SuPr study): comparing set-up errors and respiratory motion
    Anna M Kirby
    Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, UK
    Radiother Oncol 100:221-6. 2011
    To test a prone position against the international-standard supine position in women undergoing whole-breast-radiotherapy (WBRT) after wide-local-excision (WLE) of early breast cancer (BC) in terms of feasibility, set-up errors, and ..
  15. ncbi Prone breast irradiation for pendulous breasts
    Jeroen Buijsen
    Department of Radiation Oncology Maastro Clinic, GROW, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Radiother Oncol 82:337-40. 2007
    ..Dose homogeneity turned out to be better in prone position and doses in organs at risk were lower, but with the current technique, this occurred at the cost of a reduced ..
  16. ncbi Supine versus prone position during percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a report from the clinical research office of the endourological society percutaneous nephrolithotomy global study
    José G Valdivia
    Department of Urology, Clinical University Hospital Lozano Blesa, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Endourol 25:1619-25. 2011
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  17. ncbi Prone hypofractionated whole-breast radiotherapy without a boost to the tumor bed: comparable toxicity of IMRT versus a 3D conformal technique
    Matthew E Hardee
    Department of Radiation Oncology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:e415-23. 2012
    ..intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) among patients treated in the prone position with the same fractionation and target of the hypofractionation arm of the Canadian/Whelan trial.
  18. ncbi Prospective assessment of optimal individual position (prone versus supine) for breast radiotherapy: volumetric and dosimetric correlations in 100 patients
    Stella C Lymberis
    Department of Radiation Oncology, New York University School of Medicine and Langone Medical Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:902-9. 2012
    ..We conducted a prospective study to evaluate which position is best to spare lung and heart from radiotherapy exposure...
  19. ncbi Supine Valdivia and modified lithotomy position for simultaneous anterograde and retrograde endourological access
    Gaspar Ibarluzea
    Department of Urology, Galdakao Hospital, Bizkaia, Basque Country, Spain
    BJU Int 100:233-6. 2007
  20. ncbi Fatal cerebral hemorrhage associated with autonomic hyperreflexia during surgery in the prone position in a quadriplegic patient: a case report
    K Y Yoo
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju 501 757, Korea
    Minerva Anestesiol 76:554-8. 2010
    ..left basal ganglia and thalamic hemorrhage associated with AHR during surgery for pressure sore defects in the prone position under local anesthesia...
  21. ncbi Ivor Lewis esophagectomy with manual esogastric anastomosis by thoracoscopy in prone position and laparoscopy
    G B Cadiere
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Surg Endosc 24:1482-5. 2010
    ..We report an Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy with manual esogastric anastomosis performed by thoracoscopy in the prone position.
  22. ncbi Pure laparoscopic right hepatectomy in the semi-prone position using the intrahepatic Glissonian approach and a modified hanging maneuver to minimize intraoperative bleeding
    Tetsuo Ikeda
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Today 41:1592-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this report is to evaluate the efficiency of a pure laparoscopic right hepatectomy (PLRH) in the semi-prone position using the intrahepatic Glissonian approach and a modified hanging maneuver.
  23. ncbi Effects of prone position on alveolar recruitment and oxygenation in acute lung injury
    C Guerin
    Service de Réanimation Médicale et Assistance Respiratoire, Hopital de la Croix Rousse, Lyon, France
    Intensive Care Med 25:1222-30. 1999
    To investigate the effects of prone position (PP) on alveolar recruitment and oxygenation in acute respiratory failure.
  24. ncbi Prone versus supine positioning for whole and partial-breast radiotherapy: a comparison of non-target tissue dosimetry
    Anna M Kirby
    Department of Academic Radiotherapy, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, UK
    Radiother Oncol 96:178-84. 2010
    ..To compare non-target tissue (including left-anterior-descending coronary-artery (LAD)) dosimetry of prone versus supine whole (WBI) and partial-breast irradiation (PBI)...
  25. ncbi Prone positioning, systemic hemodynamics, hepatic indocyanine green kinetics, and gastric intramucosal energy balance in patients with acute lung injury
    Rudolf Hering
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 28:53-8. 2002
    ..To investigate the effects of prone positioning on systemic hemodynamics, intra-abdominal pressure (IAP), plasma disappearance rate of indocyanine green (PDR(ICG)), and gastric intramucosal to arterial PCO2 difference (Pi-aCO2)...
  26. ncbi Induction of anesthesia and insertion of a laryngeal mask airway in the prone position for minor surgery
    Alexander Ng
    University Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management, University Hospitals of Leicester, NHS Trust, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, England
    Anesth Analg 94:1194-8, table of contents. 2002
    The use of the prone position for surgery presents potential obstacles to rapid tracking of patients during ambulatory anesthesia...
  27. ncbi Long-term clinical outcomes of whole-breast irradiation delivered in the prone position
    Lauren D Stegman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:73-81. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate retrospectively the effectiveness and toxicity of post-lumpectomy whole-breast radiation therapy delivered with prone positioning...
  28. ncbi Prone positioning causes the heart to be displaced anteriorly within the thorax: implications for breast cancer treatment
    Junzo P Chino
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:916-20. 2008
    ..We herein quantitatively compare the intrathoracic location of the heart in the prone and supine positions in patients treated for breast cancer...
  29. pmc Influence of support on intra-abdominal pressure, hepatic kinetics of indocyanine green and extravascular lung water during prone positioning in patients with ARDS: a randomized crossover study
    Pierre Michelet
    Service de Réanimation Chirurgicale, hopitaux Sud, Marseille, France
    Crit Care 9:R251-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the type of support modifies IAP, extravascular lung water (EVLW) and the plasma disappearance rate of indocyanine green (PDRICG) during PP...
  30. ncbi High-frequency oscillatory ventilation following prone positioning prevents a further impairment in oxygenation
    Didier Demory
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, Hopital Sainte Marguerite, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Crit Care Med 35:106-11. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to show that HFOV is able to prevent the impairment in oxygenation when ARDS patients are turned back from the prone to the supine position...
  31. ncbi Recruitment maneuvers during prone positioning in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Wolfgang Oczenski
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Economics of Medicine in Anesthesia and Intensive Care, City of Vienna Hospital Lainz, Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 33:54-61; quiz 62. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that a sustained inflation performed after 6 hrs of prone positioning would induce sustained improvement in oxygenation (Pao2/Fio2) and venous admixture...
  32. ncbi Effect of prone positioning on the survival of patients with acute respiratory failure
    L Gattinoni
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Milan, Italy
    N Engl J Med 345:568-73. 2001
    ..Although placing patients with acute respiratory failure in a prone (face down) position improves their oxygenation 60 to 70 percent of the time, the effect on survival is not known...
  33. ncbi Effect of patient position and hypotensive anesthesia on inferior vena caval pressure
    T C Lee
    Department of Neurosurgery, Chang Gung Medical College, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:941-7; discussion 947-8. 1998
    ..This is a prospective study to measure the inferior vena caval pressure of 20 patients in different positions and different states of blood pressure...
  34. ncbi Validation of pulse pressure variation and corrected flow time as predictors of fluid responsiveness in patients in the prone position
    S Y Yang
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Chung Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Br J Anaesth 110:713-20. 2013
    The aim of this prospective trial was to investigate the ability of pulse pressure variation (PPV) and corrected flow time (FTc) to predict fluid responsiveness in the prone position.
  35. ncbi Airway management of a patient with tracheal stenosis for surgery in the prone position
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Can J Anaesth 51:733-6. 2004
    ..Only the tip of the tube may be in the trachea and the tube can be dislodged. We report the successful airway management of a patient with an uncollapsible tracheal stenosis who underwent cranial surgery in the prone position.
  36. ncbi Systematic review and meta-analysis of percutaneous nephrolithotomy for patients in the supine versus prone position
    Liangren Liu
    Department of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, People s Republic of China
    J Endourol 24:1941-6. 2010
    To evaluate the efficacy and safety of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) for patients in the supine position vs prone position.
  37. ncbi Central retinal artery occlusion and ophthalmoplegia following spinal surgery in the prone position
    T Asok
    Eye Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 64:323-4. 2009
    A 14 year old boy underwent a 7 hour long spinal surgery for scoliosis in the prone position. In the immediate postoperative period, he developed right proptosis, periorbital swelling, chemosis and total ophthalmoplegia...
  38. ncbi [Comparison of the short-term outcomes of patients with esophageal cancer after subtotal esophagectomy via thoracoscopy in left lateral position and in prone position]
    Yu Long Hou
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Nanjing Medical University, Jiangsu Huai an, China
    Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke Za Zhi 15:950-3. 2012
    To compare the short-term outcomes in patients with esophageal cancer after subtotal esophagectomy via thoracoscopy in prone position and in left lateral position.
  39. ncbi Percutaneous nephrolithotomy: does position matter? - prone, supine and variations
    Ranan Dasgupta
    Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
    Curr Opin Urol 23:164-8. 2013
    ..As the supine technique and variations have now been practised for several years, it is timely to review whether it has been adopted universally and what factors may lead to preference for one approach over another...
  40. ncbi Extended prone position ventilation in severe acute respiratory distress syndrome: a pilot feasibility study
    Carlos M Romero
    Critical Patient Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Chile Clinical Hospital, Santiago Norte, Chile
    J Crit Care 24:81-8. 2009
    The aim of the study was to evaluate the safety of extended prone position ventilation (PPV) and its impact on respiratory function in patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
  41. ncbi Lymphadenectomy along the left recurrent laryngeal nerve by a minimally invasive esophagectomy in the prone position for thoracic esophageal cancer
    Hirokazu Noshiro
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga, 849 8501, Japan
    Surg Endosc 24:2965-73. 2010
    ..Recently, procedures performed in the prone position have received more attention because of improvements in operative exposure or surgeon ergonomics...
  42. ncbi Modified supine versus prone position in percutaneous nephrolithotomy for renal stones treatable with a single percutaneous access: a prospective randomized trial
    Marco De Sio
    Clinica Urologica, Seconda Universita degli Studi, Naples, Italy
    Eur Urol 54:196-202. 2008
    To compare operative time, safety, and effectiveness of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the supine versus prone position in a prospective randomized trial.
  43. ncbi Should PCNL patients have a CT in the prone position preoperatively?
    Venu Chalasani
    Department of Urology, NHS Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
    Can J Urol 17:5082-6. 2010
    ..This study was performed to estimate the potential risk of colonic injury during lower pole percutaneous nephrostomy for PCNL...
  44. ncbi Position: prone or supine is the issue of percutaneous nephrolithotomy
    Roberto Miano
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Endourol 24:931-8. 2010
    The prone position has been considered the only position for percutaneous access to the kidney for the past 25 years, whereas the supine Valdivia position has recently started to gain acceptance, although it was originally described in ..
  45. ncbi Thoracoscopic esophagectomy in the prone position
    Omar A Jarral
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 26:2095-103. 2012
    ..Despite proposed technical and physiological advantages, the prone position technique has not been widely adopted...
  46. ncbi Necessary prone position time for human corneal endothelial precursor transplantation in a rabbit endothelial deficiency model
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Eye Res 32:617-23. 2007
    ..human corneal endothelial precursor cell transplantation into the anterior chamber and maintenance of the prone position for 24 hours in a bullous keratopathy model...
  47. ncbi Preliminary results on setup precision of prone-lateral patient positioning for whole breast irradiation
    Liv Veldeman
    Department of Radiotherapy, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78:111-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a rapid and reproducible technique for prone positioning and to compare dose-volume indices in prone and supine positions...
  48. pmc Prone whole-breast irradiation using three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy in women undergoing breast conservation for early disease yields high rates of excellent to good cosmetic outcomes in patients with large and/or pendulous breasts
    Carmen Bergom
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:821-8. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that using 3D-CRT for WBI in the prone position would reduce or eliminate patient and breast size as negative prognostic indicators for toxicities associated ..
  49. ncbi Prospective audit on the use of the LMA-Supreme for airway management of adult patients undergoing elective orthopaedic surgery in prone position
    V Sharma
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, UK
    Br J Anaesth 105:228-32. 2010
    ..We present a prospective audit in 205 consecutive adult patients presenting for elective spine surgery in the prone position. Patients positioned themselves in the prone position, on a Montreal or Wilson mattress to optimize patient ..
  50. pmc An 8 year study of risk factors for SIDS: bed-sharing versus non-bed-sharing
    C McGarvey
    National Sudden Infant Death Register, George s Hall, The Children s University Hospital, Temple St, Dublin 1, Ireland
    Arch Dis Child 91:318-23. 2006
    ..It is unclear if it is safe for babies to bed share with adults. In Ireland 49% of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) cases occur when the infant is bed-sharing with an adult...
  51. ncbi Accuracy of the CNAP monitor, a noninvasive continuous blood pressure device, in providing beat-to-beat blood pressure readings in the prone position
    Elisabeth Dewhirst
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    J Clin Anesth 25:309-13. 2013
    ..To assess the accuracy of a noninvasive continuous arterial pressure (CNAP) monitor in patients who are positioned prone in the operating room...
  52. ncbi Ischemic orbital compartment syndrome as a complication of spinal surgery in the prone position
    Igal Leibovitch
    Oculoplastic and Orbital Division, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Ophthalmology 113:105-8. 2006
    To report a patient with ischemic orbital compartment syndrome as a complication of spinal surgery in the prone position.
  53. ncbi Insertion and use of the LMA Supreme in the prone position
    A M Lopez
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Anaesthesia 65:154-7. 2010
    ..investigated whether insertion of an LMA Supreme and its use for maintenance of anaesthesia is feasible in the prone position. Forty adult patients positioned themselves prone and were given propofol until the Bispectral Index was < ..
  54. ncbi [Added value of prone position technique for PET-TAC in breast cancer patients]
    S Vidal-Sicart
    Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, CDIC, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Med Nucl 29:230-5. 2010
    This study has aimed to assess if the prone position shows significant differences in regards to the supine position in PET/CT studies in breast cancer patients and to determine which modality offers better evaluation of the images.
  55. pmc The prone position results in smaller ventilation defects during bronchoconstriction in asthma
    R Scott Harris
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, Bulfinch 148, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 107:266-74. 2009
    ..Mean lung fractional gas content was greater in the prone position before methacholine and did not increase as much as in the supine position after methacholine...
  56. ncbi Brief review: Airway rescue with insertion of laryngeal mask airway devices with patients in the prone position
    Amir Abrishami
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 57:1014-20. 2010
    Unintentional extubation of the trachea while the anesthetized patient is in the prone position is a potentially life-threatening situation that is usually managed by turning the patient supine for emergent re-intubation...
  57. ncbi Studying sudden and unexpected infant deaths in a time of changing death certification and investigation practices: evaluating sleep-related risk factors for infant death in New York City
    Lindsay Senter
    Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 2 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:242-8. 2011
    ..g., prone position, bedsharing, soft bedding); and present data on sleep-related infant deaths in NYC...
  58. ncbi Infant sleeping position and the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in California, 1997-2000
    De Kun Li
    Division of Research, Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:446-55. 2003
    ..0) and AOR = 6.9 (95% CI: 2.3, 20.6) for the prone and side positions, respectively). Infants placed in an unaccustomed prone or side sleeping position had a higher risk of SIDS than infants who were always placed prone or on the side...
  59. ncbi Three-dimensional photon dosimetry: a comparison of treatment of the intact breast in the supine and prone position
    Katherine L Griem
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 57:891-9. 2003
    To compare the adequacy of target coverage, dose homogeneity, and volume of normal tissue irradiated in treatment of the intact breast in the supine and prone position.
  60. ncbi Does targeted pre-load optimisation by stroke volume variation attenuate a reduction in cardiac output in the prone position
    C Y Wu
    Department of Anesthesiology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Anaesthesia 67:760-4. 2012
    The prone position can reduce cardiac output by up to 25% due to reduced preload. We hypothesised that preload optimisation targeted to stroke volume variation before turning prone might alleviate this...
  61. ncbi Robot-assisted thoracoscopic lymphadenectomy along the left recurrent laryngeal nerve for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in the prone position: technical report and short-term outcomes
    Koichi Suda
    Division of Upper GI, Department of Surgery, Fujita Health University, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake, Toyoake, 470 1192, Aichi, Japan
    World J Surg 36:1608-16. 2012
    ..was to determine the impact on short-term outcomes of robot-assisted thoracoscopic radical esophagectomy performed on patients in the prone position for the treatment of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, including its impact on RLNP.
  62. ncbi [Comparison of thoracoscopic esophagectomy in decubitus position with prone position]
    Ming xiang Feng
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Zhongshang Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
    Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke Za Zhi 14:686-8. 2011
    To compare the safety and efficacy between two different surgical approaches for thoracoscopic esophagectomy including left lateral decubitus position and prone position.
  63. ncbi Prone position endoscopic transthoracic release with simultaneous posterior instrumentation for spinal deformity: a description of the technique
    I H Lieberman
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2251-7. 2000
    ..This simultaneous technique can be extended for use in correction of a variety of thoracic spinal pathologies...
  64. ncbi Prone position in percutaneous nephrolithotomy and postoperative visual loss
    Mahvash Agah
    Anesthesiology Research Center, Shahid Labbafinejad Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Urol J 8:191-6. 2011
    To study the simultaneous effects of prone position and anesthesia on intraocular pressure (IOP) and the time impact on post anesthesia visual loss development in percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL).
  65. ncbi Pressure sore on malar prominences by horseshoe headrest in prone position
    V Jain
    Anaesth Intensive Care 35:304-5. 2007
  66. ncbi Beyond prone position in percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a comprehensive review
    Jean J M C H de la Rosette
    Department of Urology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Urol 54:1262-9. 2008
    Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) is traditionally performed with the patient in the prone position.
  67. ncbi Superiority of prone position in free-breathing 3D coronary MRA in patients with coronary disease
    M Stuber
    Department of Medicine Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 13:185-91. 2001
    ..We hypothesized that image acquisition in the prone position would minimize artifacts related to chest-wall motion and suppress diaphragmatic drift...
  68. ncbi [Respiratory arrest in the delivery room while lying in the prone position on the mothers' chest in 11 full term healthy neonates]
    S Hays
    Arch Pediatr 13:1067-8. 2006
  69. ncbi Life-threatening ventilatory obstruction due to a defective tracheal tube during spinal surgery in the prone position
    Isabel A Santos
    Anesthesiology 103:214-5; discussion 215. 2005
  70. ncbi Neurologic deficits after cervical laminectomy in the prone position
    A Bhardwaj
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 13:314-9. 2001
    ..four patients with cervical myeloradiculopathy who underwent cervical laminectomy, fusion, or both in the prone position, supported by chest rolls...
  71. ncbi Prone position for minimal invasive or all-arthroscopic autologous chondrocyte implantation at the patella
    Rainer Siebold
    Center for Knee and Foot Surgery, Sports Traumatology, ATOS Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:2036-9. 2011
    ..This technical note introcudes a minimal invasive approach with the patient in prone position using an all-arthroscopic or mini-open technique to treat retropatellar full size articular cartilage lesions ..
  72. ncbi Laryngeal mask in prone position: pure exhibitionism or a valid technique
    N Weksler
    Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Minerva Anestesiol 73:33-7. 2007
    The laryngeal mask airway (LMA) is used worldwide during general anesthesia with controlled or spontaneous breathing. Normally its use is limited to patients undergoing surgery in the supine but not the prone position.
  73. ncbi Thoracolaparoscopic esophagectomy: is the prone position a safe alternative to the decubitus position?
    Mingxiang Feng
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    J Am Coll Surg 214:838-44. 2012
    ..However, evidence for the prone position (PP) over the decubitus position (DP) during TLE is currently not strong enough to reach conclusions.
  74. ncbi Emergency airway management with a laryngeal mask airway in a patient placed in the prone position
    Jacob Raphael
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hadassh University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Clin Anesth 16:560-1. 2004
    Accidental extubation of a patient while placed in the prone position is a life-threatening, anesthesia-related complication...
  75. ncbi Abilities of pulse pressure variations and stroke volume variations to predict fluid responsiveness in prone position during scoliosis surgery
    M Biais
    Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux, Hopital Pellegrin, CHU Bordeaux, France
    Br J Anaesth 104:407-13. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the ability of PPV and SVV to predict fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients in the prone position (PP) during scoliosis surgery.
  76. pmc Recommendations for sudden infant death syndrome prevention: a discussion document
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child 92:155-9. 2007
    ....
  77. ncbi Compartmental analysis of breathing in the supine and prone positions by optoelectronic plethysmography
    A Aliverti
    Dipartimento di Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    Ann Biomed Eng 29:60-70. 2001
    ..5% +/- 13.1%) positions. deltaVCW was equally distributed between right and left sides. In the prone position we found a different chest wall volume distribution between pulmonary and abdominal rib cage (22.1% +/- 8...
  78. ncbi The medial sural MEDIAL GASTROCNEMIUS perforator free flap: an 'ideal' prone position skin flap
    Geoffrey G Hallock
    Division of Plastic Surgery, The Lehigh Valley Hospitals, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:184-7. 2004
    ..the requisite perforators and their subsequent intramuscular dissection is facilitated with the patient in a prone position, this can be an "ideal" skin free flap for the posterior aspect of the body...
  79. ncbi [Prone position for the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome: a review of current literature]
    Oscar Martinez
    Servicio de Cuidados Intensivos, CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias CB06 06 0044, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Hospital Universitario de Getafe, Getafe, Madrid, Espana
    Arch Bronconeumol 45:291-6. 2009
    ..Several studies have shown improved oxygenation in the prone position during mechanical ventilation in patients with ARDS...
  80. ncbi What is the optimal duration of ventilation in the prone position in acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome?
    D F McAuley
    Intensive Care Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Teaching Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Intensive Care Med 28:414-8. 2002
    ..on respiratory parameters and extravascular lung water (EVLW) in patients with acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in order to characterise the optimal duration of ventilation in the prone position.
  81. ncbi Impact of skin to skin care, prone and supine positioning on cardiorespiratory parameters and thermoregulation in premature infants
    K Heimann
    Department of Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Neonatology 97:311-7. 2010
    ..Skin to skin care (SSC), prone (PP) and supine (SP) positions are standard positions in daily care for premature infants. Their influence on cardiorespiratory parameters and thermoregulation is discussed controversially...
  82. ncbi Intraoperative angiography for neurovascular disease in the prone or three-quarter prone position
    Shih Shan Lang
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Surg Neurol 65:283-9; discussion 289. 2006
    ..There are few published cases of intraoperative angiography performed in the prone or three-quarter prone position, and the transradial approach has not previously been described for this situation.
  83. pmc Reducing ventilator-induced lung injury and other organ injury by the prone position
    Peter M Suter
    University of Geneva
    Crit Care 10:139. 2006
    ..transaminases, and lower indices for apoptosis in the liver, the diaphragm and the lung were noted in the prone position compared with the supine position...
  84. ncbi Hemodynamic and anesthetic advantages of dexmedetomidine, an alpha 2-agonist, for surgery in prone position
    Zerrin Ozkose
    Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 210:153-60. 2006
    ..hemodynamic variables, anesthetic sparing effects, and recovery profiles in patients who underwent surgery in prone position. The prone position itself can cause a decrease in the systemic blood pressure...
  85. ncbi Lower pulmonary diffusing capacity in the prone vs. supine posture
    G Peces-Barba
    Pulmonary Department, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Universidad Autonoma, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    J Appl Physiol 96:1937-42. 2004
    ....
  86. ncbi Test-Retest repeatability of gluteus maximus strength testing using a fixed digital dynamometer in children with cerebral palsy
    Marietta L van der Linden
    Anderson Gait Analysis Laboratory, Eastern General Hospital, Edinburg, Scotland, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:2058-63. 2004
    ..To investigate the test-retest repeatability of the measurement of the gluteus maximus strength using a fixed digital dynamometer...
  87. ncbi Airway management in prone position with an intubating Laryngeal Mask Airway
    Sanjay Agrawal
    Department of Anesthesia, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun 248140, India
    J Clin Anesth 19:293-5. 2007
    The prone position impairs the ability for endotracheal intubation by direct laryngoscopy. We describe the airway management of a 25-year-old woman with an extensive open wound over her back and fractured pelvis...
  88. ncbi Prone position increases collapsibility of the passive pharynx in infants and small children
    Teruhiko Ishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology B1, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:760-4. 2002
    ..death syndrome and that obstructive sleep apnea is closely linked with the syndrome, we hypothesized that the prone position may increase upper airway collapsibility in infants and small children...
  89. ncbi Ultrasonography-guided percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the flank position versus fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the prone position: a comparative study
    Hossein Karami
    Urology and Nephrology Research Center, Shohada Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti University, MC, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    J Endourol 24:1357-61. 2010
    ..percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is routinely performed using fluoroscopic guidance with the patient in a prone position. We compared ultrasonography-guided access for PCNL with the patient in the flank position with conventional ..
  90. ncbi Is the sitting or the prone position best for surgery for posterior fossa tumours in children?
    G A Orliaguet
    Departement d Anesthesie Reanimation, CHU Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    Paediatr Anaesth 11:541-7. 2001
    The aim of this study was to compare complications in children operated for posterior fossa tumours in the sitting position with those in the prone position.
  91. ncbi Ventilator management for hypoxemic respiratory failure attributable to H1N1 novel swine origin influenza virus
    Clare D Ramsey
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Crit Care Med 38:e58-65. 2010
    ....
  92. ncbi Minimally invasive esophagectomy: thoracoscopic mobilization of the esophagus and mediastinal lymphadenectomy in prone position--experience of 130 patients
    Chinnusamy Palanivelu
    Department of Minimal Access Surgery, GEM Hospital, Coimbatore, India
    J Am Coll Surg 203:7-16. 2006
    ..esophagectomy (TLE) with thoracoscopic mobilization of the esophagus and mediastinal esophagectomy in prone position. Esophagectomies are being performed increasingly by a minimally invasive route with decreased morbidity and ..
  93. ncbi Prone positioning in acute respiratory distress syndrome: a multicenter randomized clinical trial
    Rafael Fernandez
    CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Hospital de Sabadell, Parc Taulis n, 08208, Sabadell, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 34:1487-91. 2008
    ..We examined the effect on survival of prone positioning as an early and continuous treatment in ARDS patients already treated with protective ventilation...
  94. ncbi The early detection of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in three positions using the scoliometer and real-time ultrasound: should the prone position also be used?
    R G Burwell
    The Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    Stud Health Technol Inform 88:74-80. 2002
    ..Most recently the prone position has been evaluated and even recommended...
  95. ncbi Effects of systematic prone positioning in hypoxemic acute respiratory failure: a randomized controlled trial
    Claude Guerin
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, Hopital de la Croix Rousse, Lyon, France
    JAMA 292:2379-87. 2004
    A recent trial showed that placing patients with acute lung injury in the prone position did not increase survival; however, whether those results hold true for patients with hypoxemic acute respiratory failure (ARF) is unclear.
  96. ncbi Anesthetic management of a patient in prone position with a drill bit penetrating the spinal canal at C1-C2, using a laryngeal mask
    Ricard Valero
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Anesth Analg 98:1447-50, table of contents. 2004
    ..Moreover, the prone position increases the risk of difficult ventilation and cervical spine injury...
  97. ncbi Population trends in sudden infant death syndrome
    Anne Louise Ponsonby
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, ACT
    Semin Perinatol 26:296-305. 2002
    ..Recent death scene data indicate that a substantial proportion of the remaining SIDS deaths could be avoided by supine sleeping and by providing a safe sleeping environment for all infants...
  98. pmc Effect of prone positioning on clinical outcomes in children with acute lung injury: a randomized controlled trial
    Martha A Q Curley
    Children s Hospital Boston, Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 294:229-37. 2005
    ..In uncontrolled clinical studies, prone positioning appeared to be safe and to improve oxygenation in pediatric patients with acute lung injury. However, the effect of prone positioning on clinical outcomes in children is not known...
  99. ncbi Sigh in supine and prone position during acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Paolo Pelosi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e Biologiche, Universita degli Studi dell Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo, Fondazione Macchi, Varese
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:521-7. 2003
    ..Because the prone position increases homogeneity of inflation of the lung, we reasoned that it might enhance its potential for ..
  100. ncbi Pathophysiology of prone positioning in the healthy lung and in ALI/ARDS
    P Pelosi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e Biologiche, Universita dell Insubria, Servizio di Anestesia e Rianimazione B, Ospedale di Circolo, Fondazione Macchi, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 67:238-47. 2001
    b>Prone position was initially introduced in healthy anesthetized and paralyzed subjects for surgical specific reasons. Then, it was used during acute respiratory failure to improve gas exchange...
  101. pmc Effects of the supine and prone position on diaphragm thickness in healthy term infants
    V K Rehan
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
    Arch Dis Child 83:234-8. 2000
    ..The physiological basis underlying the decline in the incidence of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) associated with changing the sleep position from prone to supine remains unknown...

Research Grants47

  1. New Approach to Detect CP and Brain Injury by Term Age
    RONALD ARIAGNO; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is essential to discover a new approach to identify brain injury early, before it will be possible to effectively investigate interventions that can improve neurological outcome of these high risk very premature infants. ..
  2. PERINATAL ASSESSMENT OF AT RISK POPULATIONS
    WILLIAM FIFER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  3. HYPOXIA AND CONTROL OF FETAL BREATHING MOVEMENTS
    Brian J Koos; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., due to infection or sleeping in the prone position) associated with prolonged interruptions in breathing (apnea) are particularly vulnerable to hypoxic brain ..
  4. Effect of Prone Position on Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury
    Guido Musch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e., sheep), in three specific aims. Specific aim 1 examines the effectiveness of the prone position as a means to delay the onset and decrease the severity and topographical heterogeneity of VILI-induced ..
  5. An infrared camera tracking system for a motivational device to develop posture c
    AMIR NA FARDAD; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with poor postural control typically work with a physical therapist, who encourages the child to play in the prone position and teaches the parents how to facilitate this activity at home...
  6. Redistribution of pulmonary perfusion during bronchoconstriction in asthma
    ROBERT SCOTT HARRIS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..redistribution of perfusion away from poorly ventilated areas will be less effective in the supine than in the prone position because gravitational forces would tend to oppose the effectiveness of hypoxic vasoconstriction...
  7. Factors Influencing the Racial Disparity in SIDS.
    Rachel Y Moon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..since 1992, when the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) first recommended that infants be placed in a non-prone position for sleep...
  8. PRETERM SKIN CONTACT EFFECTS ON ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC SLEEP
    Susan Ludington; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..All infants will be monitored in hooded incubators for 3 hours (pretest) as they lay in a nested prone position, followed by three hours of monitoring during the test period...
  9. REGIONAL LUNG FUNCTION IN ACUTE LUNG INJURY
    Brett Simon; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..gained in the earlier studies to explain the improvements in oxygenation seen in the switch from supine to prone position after acute lung injury in terms of changes in regional mechanical function and ventilation distribution...
  10. Intratreatment monitoring of prostate movement during r*
    Howard Sandler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..advantage of geometric separation of the rectum from the prostate that occurs when patients are placed in the prone position. The hypothesis of this study is that intratreatment prostate movement limits the dose received by the ..
  11. Factors Affecting the Racial Disparities in SIDS
    RACHEL MOON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..since 1992, when the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) first recommended that infants be placed in a non prone position for sleep...
  12. Autonomic Reactivity During Sleep Position Thermal Stress
    Rakesh Sahni; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..relates SIDS to relative hyperthermia, thought to be caused by less efficient heat dissipation in the prone position. Despite 'normal' thermoregulatory adjustments in cardiorespiratory function, a small increase in ..
  13. NEONATAL CARBOHYDRATE INTAKE AND HEALTH AT 7-8 YEARS
    Rakesh Sahni; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Demonstration that significant changes in these variables are linked to early CHO intake would provide important evidence linking early nutritional practices and vulnerability to adult onset diseases. ..
  14. Novel Strategies Targeting Acute Exacerbation of COPD
    Richard Albert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information will, at the same time, also provide information regarding the pathobiology of COPD exacerbations. ..
  15. Comparison of Risk Factors for SIDS and Other Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy
    FERN HAUCK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. INDUCED ABORTION AND BREAST CANCER RISK
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  17. VESTIBULOSYMPATHETIC REFLEXES IN HUMANS
    CHESTER RAY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  18. Exposure to Bisphenol A & Reproductive Effect in Humans
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study will evaluate the reproductive effects of BPA in settings where there have been high levels of exposure. The study will also investigate effects in multiple human generations. ..
  19. VESTIBULOSYMPATHETIC REFLEXES IN HUMANS
    CHESTER RAY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The design of these studies will increase our understanding of how the vestibular system contributes to orthostatic blood pressure regulation in humans. ..
  20. NASD Academic ED Collaborative - UC San Diego
    Theodore Chan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..UCSD ED investigators will be responsible for following up on difficult to reach) patients. Local data and survey results will be submitted to the R-25 and R-21 sites for analysis. ..
  21. Laser acceleration of protons for radiation therapy
    Dale Litzenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research will conduct the first critical step in determining if the cost can be dramatically reduced through the use of new acceleration technology. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Prenatal NSAID Use and Miscarriage
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Prenatal MF Exposure & Miscarriage Risk Among Women
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings from the proposed study will provide much needed confirmation of the recently reported results and advance our understanding of a MF health effect. ..
  24. DYNAMICS OF ALVEOLAR RECRUITMENT IN LUNG INJURY
    Robert Harris; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..SA3 will compare local measurements of recruitment by PET with the global measures of recruitment by NO uptake kinetics and lung mechanics. ..
  25. SENSORIMOTOR INTEGRATION IN HUMAN POSTURAL CONTROL
    Robert Peterka; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A better understanding of these active regulatory processes may lead to new rehabilitative methods and new clinical balance-function tests. ..
  26. XYLITOL FOR ACUTE OTITIS MEDIA PROPHYLAXIS
    Louis Vernacchio; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A preliminary estimate of the effect size of xylitol treatment from the pilot RCT will suggest whether the effect if sufficiently large to warrant a large formal RCT to be proposed. ..
  27. NEW METHOD TO IDENTIFY UNILATERAL VESTIBULAR DYSFUNCTION
    Robert Peterka; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Experimental results from subjects with different levels of partial unilateral vestibular loss will determine the effectiveness and reliability of the proposed new rotation test. ..
  28. Motor Control Deficit in Low Back Pain: Cause or Effect?
    Jacek Cholewicki; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results of the proposed research will have a significant clinical relevance for designing more effective prevention, diagnosis, and rehabilitation strategies for LBP. ..
  29. Physiology of Respiratory Muscle Micromechanics
    ALADIN BORIEK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The completion of these aims will significantly contribute to the fundamental understanding of mechanical signal transduction in the respiratory pump. ..
  30. Deposition of 0.5 to 2 Micron Aerosol in the Human Lung
    G Prisk; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..5 to 1 micron). Such information will provide a much-improved basis for the assessment of exposure to small inhaled particles both in long duration spaceflight and on Earth. ..
  31. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM MECHANICS
    ALADIN BORIEK; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  32. Shoulder Pain in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI): A Longitudinal Study
    Sara J Mulroy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..MANOVA will be employed to compare the biomechanical parameters of WCP for the shoulder pain and pain-free groups. ..
  33. VESTIBULAR AFFERENT ACTIVITY AFTER CANAL PLUGGING
    Sergei Yakushin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This work should lead to a clearer understanding of how lesions, such as plugging and nerve section, affect the sensory processing of head movements and how the central vestibular system adapts to these types of lesions. ..
  34. Sedation Effects in Mechanically Ventilated Patients
    Mary Jo Grap; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. INTERVENTIONS FOR SCI SHOULDER FUNCTION IN WHEELCHAIRS
    Sara Mulroy; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Statistical significance of the findings will be determined by repeated measures MANOVA analyses with grouping factors for SCI level and exercise/control groups. ..
  36. Immunomodulatory Effects of Mechanical Ventilation
    WILLIAM ALTEMEIER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  37. Engineering Approach to the Ventilatory Pump
    ALADIN BORIEK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The completion of these aims will significantly enhance our fundamental understanding of the ventilatory pump function in health and disease. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. RESOLUTION OF CLINICAL LUNG INJURY
    Michael Matthay; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  39. Effects of lung water on mechanics and blood flow
    Angela Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Outcomes in congenital toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis
    Ruth Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. Nursing Smoking Cessation Intervention During Pregnancy
    Linda Bullock; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A fixed-effects repeated measure ANOVA will be used to determine significant group differences in reduction in smoking and survival analysis will detect if there are significant group differences in time to relapse. ..
  42. Vestibular Influences on Head Direction Cell Activity
    Bill Yates; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This work may also provide insights into potential effects of peripheral and central vestibular lesions on spatial cognition in humans. ..
  43. Nursing Support: Better Infant Outcomes in Violent Homes
    Linda Bullock; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Results of the proposed study will provide evidence regarding the effectiveness of a nursing intervention that targets vulnerable mothers and improves their infants' social, emotional, and cognitive well-being. ..
  44. Prevention of Neck Injuries in Older Adults During Rear Motor Vehicle Collsions
    PAUL IVANCIC; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed project will provide important research-based data that may form the basis for future safety standards and help to decrease the frequency and severity of neck injuries in older adults, thus benefiting society. ..
  45. The Mechanism and Function of Lumbosacral Orthoses
    Jacek Cholewicki; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, data generated from the proposed research will also carry-over into advancing our understanding of the mechanisms and function of ergonomic lumbar supports. ..
  46. The Effect of Pulmonary Interstitial Edema on Gas Exchange
    G Prisk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..3) Define and quantify the relationship between alterations in the heterogeneity of pulmonary blood flow and lung water content using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and X-ray techniques. ..