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1 Multicenter, Phase II Study of Axitinib, a Selective Second-Generation Inhibitor of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptors 1, 2, 3, in Patients with Metastatic Melanoma Full Text Clinical Cancer Research, October 8, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 7, 2011 Clinical Article
2 Phase I/II and Pharmacodynamic Study of Dovitinib (TKI258)-an Inhibitor of Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptors and VEGF Receptors-in Patients with Advanced Melanoma Full Text Clinical Cancer Research, October 8, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 7, 2011 Clinical Article
3 Effect of vaccination with N-glycolyl GM3/VSSP vaccine by subcutaneous injection in patients with advanced cutaneous melanoma Full Text Cancer Management and Research, October 8, 2012
4 Recurrence and Outcomes of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in Children Full Text Pediatrics, October 7, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 6, 2011
5 What determines patient preferences for treating low risk basal cell carcinoma when comparing surgery vs imiquimod? A discrete choice experiment survey from the SINS trial Full Text BMC Dermatology, October 5, 2012 Clinical Article
6 Hepatic steatosis, carotid plaques and achieving MDA in psoriatic arthritis patients starting TNF-alpha blockers treatment: a prospective study Full Text Arthritis Research & Therapy, October 5, 2012 Clinical Article
7 The treatment of melasma by silymarin cream Full Text BMC Dermatology, October 3, 2012 Clinical Article
8 Radiocontrast Media Allergic Reactions and Interventional Pain Practice - A Review Full Text Pain Physician, October 3, 2012
9 Experiences with Surgical treatment of chronic lower limb ulcers at a Tertiary hospital in northwestern Tanzania: A prospective review of 300 cases Full Text BMC Dermatology, October 2, 2012
10 Virus Selectively Primes Human Langerhans Cells for CD70 Expression Promoting CD8+ T Cell Responses Full Text Journal of Immunology, October 1, 2012 Original Publication Date: September 30, 2011
11 Corticosteroid Use for Paradoxical Reactions during Antibiotic Treatment for Mycobacterium ulcerans Full Text PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, October 1, 2012 Clinical Article
12 An urea, arginine and carnosine based cream (Ureadin Rx Db ISDIN) shows greater efficacy in the treatment of severe xerosis of the feet in Type 2 diabetic patients in comparison with glycerol-based emollient cream. A randomized, assessor-blinded, controlled trial Full Text BMC Dermatology, September 27, 2012 Clinical Article
13 Attraction of the cutaneous leishmaniasis vector Nyssomyia neivai (Diptera: Psychodidae) to host odour components in a wind tunnel Full Text Parasites & Vectors, September 26, 2012
14 Giant deep orbital dermoid cyst presenting early in infancy in a Nigerian child: a case report and review of the literature Full Text Journal of Medical Case Reports, September 26, 2012
15 Expression of IL-20 in synovium and lesional skin of patients with psoriatic arthritis: differential response to alefacept treatment Full Text Arthritis Research & Therapy, September 25, 2012 Clinical Article
16 Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Palpable and Nonpalpable Lymph Nodes to Detect Metastatic Melanoma Full Text Journal of the National Cancer Institute, September 23, 2012 Original Publication Date: September 22, 2011
17 An intra-patient placebo-controlled phase I trial to evaluate the safety and tolerability of intradermal IMM-101 in melanoma Full Text Annals of Oncology, September 21, 2012 Original Publication Date: September 20, 2011 Clinical Article
18 Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Three Leprosy Case Detection Methods in Northern Nigeria Full Text PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, September 21, 2012
19 The Impact of Psoriasis on Pregnancy Outcomes Full Text Journal of Investigative Dermatology, September 20, 2012 Original Publication Date: September 19, 2011
20 Maintenance of remission with low-dose olopatadine hydrochloride for itch in well-controlled chronic urticaria Full Text Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology, September 20, 2012 Clinical Article
As reported in the International Wound Journal, 90- and 180-day mortality amongst hospitalized patients with pressure ulcers was associated with diabetes, chronic renal failure, congestive heart failure, and metastatic cancer. Ninety-day, but not 180-day mortality, was associated with myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular disease, liver disease, and HIV/AIDS. The only laboratory parameter associated with mortality rates was albumin.
As reported in the International Journal of Dermatology, sCD40L levels are elevated and brachial artery flow-mediated dilation is decreased in patients with chronic plaque-type psoriasis (n=56) without known cardiovascular disease compared to healthy controls.
As reported in Experimental Dermatology, secretion of IGF-1, IGFBP-2, and IGFBP-4 is decreased in the dermal papillae of balding hair follicles compared to non-balding hair follicles.