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01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Behavioral changes and hygiene practices of older adults in Japan during the first wave of COVID-19 emergency

Since the first case of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was reported in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, the outbreak of COVID-19 has emerged as a global health emergency [ 1 ]. Older adults, particularly those with preexisting …

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Yasumichi Arai, Yuko Oguma, Yukiko Abe, Midori Takayama, Azusa Hara, Hisashi Urushihara, Toru Takebayashi

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Original Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The next wave: key adaptations to operational workflows of National Screening Centre (Singapore) and the emergency department during the COVID-19 pandemic

In the initial phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, Singapore received international recognition for her outbreak response and was regarded as the “gold standard” by international researchers [ 1 ]. The situation has evolved markedly since. By April …

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Charmaine Malenab Manauis, Marvin Loh, Amanda Hui Jun Lim, James Kwan, Han Jie Teo, David Kuan Peng Teng, Shawn Sushilan Vasoo, Yee Sin Leo, Hou Ang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Differences in the clinical characteristics and outcomes of COVID-19 patients in the epicenter and peripheral areas of the pandemic from China: a retrospective, large-sample, comparative analysis

In December 2019, an outbreak of pneumonia of unknown cause was identified in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province in China. A novel coronavirus, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which had not been detected …

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Gang Wang, Feng Ming Luo, Dan Liu, Jia Sheng Liu, Ye Wang, Hong Chen, Pan Wen Tian, Tao Fan, Li Tang, He Yu, Lan Wang, Mei Feng, Zhong Ni, Bo Wang, Zhi Fang Song, Xiao Ling Wu, Hong Jun Wang, Xiang Tong, Miao Xue, Xian Ying Lei, Bo Long, Chao Jia, Jun Xiao, Juan Shang, Nian Xiong, Jian Fei Luo, Zong An Liang, Wei Min Li, on behalf of the Sichuan & Wuhan Collaboration Research Group, and Sichuan Treatment Expert Group for COVID-19, China

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Elevated glucose level leads to rapid COVID-19 progression and high fatality

In December 2019, an outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 was reported in Wuhan city, China. Since then, COVID-19 had rapidly spread to more than 17.6 million cases, with over 680,000 deaths worldwide as of …

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Wenjun Wang, Mingwang Shen, Yusha Tao, Christopher K. Fairley, Qin Zhong, Zongren Li, Hui Chen, Jason J. Ong, Dawei Zhang, Kai Zhang, Ning Xing, Huayuan Guo, Enqiang Qin, Xizhou Guan, Feifei Yang, Sibing Zhang, Lei Zhang, Kunlun He

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic outbreak on education and mental health of Chinese children aged 7–15 years: an online survey

The consequences of the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is infiltrating in every aspects of our society and daily lives. However, what is the effectiveness and draw-backs of these control measures and how the pandemic will …

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Zhongren Ma, Sakinah Idris, Yinxia Zhang, Liu Zewen, Amaad Wali, Yunpeng Ji, Qiuwei Pan, Zulqarnain Baloch

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in patients out of Wuhan from China: a case control study

A few cases of pneumonia associated with exposure to the Wuhan Seafood market (Wuhan, China) were reported and found to be caused by novel coronavirus-2019 (2019-nCoV) in December 2019 [ 1 , 2 ]. The 2019-nCoV infection emerged on a large scale …

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Hua Zhang, Feng Du, Xiao-jun Cao, Xia-long Feng, He-ping Zhang, Zheng-xia Wu, Bao-Feng Wang, Hong-juan Zhang, Rui Liu, Jian-jun Yang, Bo Ning, Kai Chen, Zhen-peng Huang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Impact of COVID-19 on health services utilization in Province-2 of Nepal: a qualitative study among community members and stakeholders

The Coronavirus infectious disease (COVID-19) pandemic has created tremendous challenges and threats to human life and health systems globally [ 1 , 2 ]. In the absence of definitive curative measures for COVID-19, current infection control and …

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Devendra Raj Singh, Dev Ram Sunuwar, Sunil Kumar Shah, Kshitij Karki, Lalita Kumari Sah, Bipin Adhikari, Rajeeb Kumar Sah

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Distinguishing active pediatric COVID-19 pneumonia from MIS-C

The pandemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has swept over the world with global estimates of 39 million cases and over 1.1 million deaths. As of writing, the US has …

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Daniel D. Reiff, Melissa L. Mannion, Nichole Samuy, Paul Scalici, Randy Q. Cron

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Helmet CPAP to treat hypoxic pneumonia outside the ICU: an observational study during the COVID-19 outbreak

In the early months of 2020 a massive COVID-19 pneumonia outbreak hit Italy. During the pandemic, an overwhelming number of patients suffering from hypoxemic respiratory failure presented to hospitals’ emergency rooms, burdening the health system …

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Andrea Coppadoro, Annalisa Benini, Robert Fruscio, Luisa Verga, Paolo Mazzola, Giuseppe Bellelli, Marco Carbone, Giacomo Mulinacci, Alessandro Soria, Beatrice Noè, Eduardo Beck, Riccardo Di Sciacca, Davide Ippolito, Giuseppe Citerio, Maria Grazia Valsecchi, Andrea Biondi, Alberto Pesci, Paolo Bonfanti, Davide Gaudesi, Giacomo Bellani, Giuseppe Foti

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Computed tomography assessment of PEEP-induced alveolar recruitment in patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia

Over the last months, the global pandemic from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has posed important challenges to intensive care unit (ICU) physicians [ 1 , 2 ]. A significant proportion of COVID-19 patients develop severe hypoxemic respiratory …

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Lorenzo Ball, Chiara Robba, Lorenzo Maiello, Jacob Herrmann, Sarah E. Gerard, Yi Xin, Denise Battaglini, Iole Brunetti, Giuseppe Minetti, Sara Seitun, Antonio Vena, Daniele Roberto Giacobbe, Matteo Bassetti, Patricia R. M. Rocco, Maurizio Cereda, Lucio Castellan, Nicolò Patroniti, Paolo Pelosi, GECOVID (GEnoa COVID-19) group

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Mental health among outpatient reproductive health care providers during the US COVID-19 epidemic

The severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has created significant challenges to the provision of health care in the US [ 1 – 3 ]. Front-line providers who treat COVID-19 patients in the emergency and inpatient settings face …

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Alison B. Comfort, Paul J. Krezanoski, Lavanya Rao, Alison El Ayadi, Alexander C. Tsai, Suzan Goodman, Cynthia C. Harper

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The impact of COVID-19 on the management and outcomes of patients with proximal femoral fractures: a multi-centre study of 580 patients

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has spread to most countries in the world, with the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring a COVID-19 pandemic on March 11, 2020 [ 1 ]. This has placed enormous strains on National …

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Alice Wignall, Vasileios Giannoudis, Chiranjit De, Andrea Jimenez, Simon Sturdee, Sohail Nisar, Hemant Pandit, Aashish Gulati, Jeya Palan

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Full recovery of elective orthopedic surgery in the age of COVID-19: an 8-month retrospective cohort study

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to dramatic disruptions to orthopedic services [ 1 – 4 ]. In response to the worldwide crisis, most units restricted or ceased elective procedures, fearing nosocomial infection and preserving …

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Teng-fei Lou, Zun Ren, Zheng-hua Sun, Wei Wang, Cun-yi Fan

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Original article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Patients in intensive care unit for COVID-19 pneumonia: the lung ultrasound patterns at admission and discharge. An observational pilot study

Intensive care unit (ICU) admission is required in up to 16% of positive tested patients for novel SARS-CoV-2 [ 1 ]. In the current COVID-19 outbreak, this percentage overwhelms the health care system capabilities and thus requires a smart resource …

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Paolo Persona, Ilaria Valeri, Francesco Zarantonello, Edoardo Forin, Nicolò Sella, Giulio Andreatta, Christelle Correale, Eugenio Serra, Annalisa Boscolo, Giovanni Volpicelli, Paolo Navalesi

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The use of integrative therapy based on Yoga and Ayurveda in the treatment of a high-risk case of COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 with multiple comorbidities: a case report

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has wreaked havoc on every aspect of human life on planet Earth. As on August 28, 2020, more than 24.4 million cases of COVID-19 have been reported in more than 227 countries and territories …

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Alka Mishra, Sumitra A. Bentur, Sonika Thakral, Rahul Garg, Bhanu Duggal

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Knowledge, socio-cognitive perceptions and the practice of hand hygiene and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study of UK university students

The Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) pandemic of 2020, which started in Wuhan, China, in December, 2019 resulted in over 100 million confirmed cases and 2 million deaths globally by late January, 2021 [ 1 ]. Treatment options are limited and in …

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Christine Barrett, Kei Long Cheung

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Reduced level of physical activity during COVID-19 pandemic is associated with depression and anxiety levels: an internet-based survey

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) raised several questions about public health, economic, and political crisis [ 1 ].

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Paulo José Puccinelli, Taline Santos da Costa, Aldo Seffrin, Claudio Andre Barbosa de Lira, Rodrigo Luiz Vancini, Pantelis T. Nikolaidis, Beat Knechtle, Thomas Rosemann, Lee Hill, Marilia Santos Andrade

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Physical activity, resilience, emotions, moods, and weight control of older adults during the COVID-19 global crisis

The global outbreak of the COVID-19 plague in early 2020 has paralyzed the entire world. The sudden and rapid spread of the pandemic has shattered the normality of daily life, with a long-term impact that has yet to be assessed [ 1 ]. Governments’ …

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Sima Zach, Aviva Zeev, Miki Ophir, Sigal Eilat-Adar

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sexual function, mental health, and quality of life under strain of COVID-19 pandemic in Iranian pregnant and lactating women: a comparative cross-sectional study

In December 2019, an unknown cause of pneumonia was identified in Wuhan (Hubei, China), and was called the acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (causing the disease COVID-19) [ 1 ]. The COVID-19, as the sixth public health emergency of …

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Negin Mirzaei, Shahideh Jahanian Sadatmahalleh, Mahnaz Bahri Khomami, Ashraf Moini, Anoshirvan Kazemnejad

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Original article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Diagnostic accuracy of lung ultrasound for SARS-CoV-2: a retrospective cohort study

A pandemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which causes the syndrome known as COVID-19 has led to over 75 million infections and over 1 million deaths as of December 2020 [ 1 ]. Early diagnosis is vital to enable …

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Daniel S. Brenner, Gigi Y. Liu, Rodney Omron, Olive Tang, Brian T. Garibaldi, Tiffany C. Fong

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effect of early treatment with polyvalent immunoglobulin on acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with SARS-CoV-2 infections (ICAR trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Title {1} Value of early treatment with polyvalent immunoglobulin in the management of acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with SARS-CoV-2 infections (ICAR trial): protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trial registration {2a and …

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Aurélien Mazeraud, Bruno Gonçalves, Philippe Aegerter, Letizia Mancusi, Christine Rieu, Fernando Bozza, Khaoussou Sylla, Shidasp Siami, Tarek Sharshar

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

An internet-based self-help intervention for people with psychological distress due to COVID-19: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

The order of the items has been modified to group similar items (see http://www.equator-network.org/reporting-guidelines/spirit-2013-statement-defining-standard-protocol-items-for-clinical-trials/ ). Title {1} An internet-based self-help …

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Noemi Anja Brog, Julia Katharina Hegy, Thomas Berger, Hansjörg Znoj

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A COVID-19 pregnant patient with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: a case report

Pregnancy seems to increase the risk of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) relapses and make the TTP more severe in any pregnancy trimesters or even during the postpartum period [ 1 ]. TTP is diagnosed when a patient has at least three of …

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Soheila Aminimoghaddam, Narjes Afrooz, Setare Nasiri, Ozra Motaghi Nejad, Fatemeh Mahmoudzadeh

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Diabetes, obesity, and insulin resistance in COVID-19: molecular interrelationship and therapeutic implications

The COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus (named severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was first detected at the end of 2019 in Wuhan, China, reached pandemic status in February 2020, and now is present …

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Andrey Santos, Daniéla Oliveira Magro, Rosana Evangelista-Poderoso, Mario José Abdalla Saad

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A longitudinal study monitoring the quality of life in a national cohort of older adults in Chile before and during the COVID-19 outbreak

Chile is a middle-developed Latin American country that has a rapidly aging population. In 2019, the population aged 65 and above was more than 2,260,222 people, corresponding to 11.9% of the Chilean population. By 2035, this group is projected to …

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M. Soledad Herrera, Raúl Elgueta, M. Beatriz Fernández, Claudia Giacoman, Daniella Leal, Pío Marshall, Miriam Rubio, Felipe Bustamante

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

How did governmental interventions affect the spread of COVID-19 in European countries?

To reduce the transmission of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in its first wave (i.e., the period February to May in 2020), European governments have implemented several non-pharmaceutical interventions aimed at …

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Richard A. J. Post, Marta Regis, Zhuozhao Zhan, Edwin R. van den Heuvel

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Characterization of hospital airborne SARS-CoV-2

The rapid spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) raises questions about guidelines regarding droplet and aerosol exposure control measures. Recent studies emphasize the potential for airborne transmission [ 1 – 5 ]. However, there is ongoing …

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Rebecca A. Stern, Petros Koutrakis, Marco A. G. Martins, Bernardo Lemos, Scot E. Dowd, Elsie M. Sunderland, Eric Garshick

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

COVID-19 pandemic effects on orthopaedic surgeons in British Columbia

The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has not only resulted in over 41.5 million confirmed cases and over 1,000,000 deaths globally but also caused a major economic crisis prior to the …

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Maciej J. K. Simon, William D. Regan

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Original article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Descriptive analysis of a comparison between lung ultrasound and chest radiography in patients suspected of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges to the health care systems even in the most advanced and rich countries. During the pandemic surge, there is the need to isolate new cases and diagnose promptly interstitial pneumonia, the most …

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Giovanni Volpicelli, Luciano Cardinale, Thomas Fraccalini, Marco Calandri, Clara Piatti, Carlotta Geninatti, Giuseppe Stranieri

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Original research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Helicopter transport of critical care COVID-19 patients in the Netherlands: protection against COVID-19 exposure-a challenge to critical care retrieval personnel in a novel operation

The Netherlands has a population of 17 million inhabitants. In addition to regular ambulance service, the Netherlands is covered by four EC-135 physician-staffed Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) teams. Routinely HEMS care is provided by …

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Ed J. Spoelder, Marijn C. T. Tacken, Geert-Jan van Geffen, Cor Slagt

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Early Covid-19 vaccination rollout: a commentary from England

Early, rapid, nationally orchestrated vaccine rollout has been a feature in the response to the global coronavirus pandemic in Israel and the UK, two countries with long established, universal socialised health care systems. Although there are …

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Fiona Sim

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Muscle weakness, functional capacities and recovery for COVID-19 ICU survivors

The rate of intensive care unit admissions due to coronavirus (COVID-19) infections was very high and a large proportion of these patients required invasive ventilation [ 1 ]. Evidence from studies carried out worldwide shows that patients who …

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Clément Medrinal, Guillaume Prieur, Tristan Bonnevie, Francis-Edouard Gravier, Denys Mayard, Emmanuelle Desmalles, Pauline Smondack, Bouchra Lamia, Yann Combret, Guillaume Fossat

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Continuous positive airway pressure for respiratory support during COVID-19 pandemic: a frugal approach from bench to bedside

Frugal innovation is a process where needs and constraints are put forward in order to develop appropriate, adaptable, and affordable services and products [ 1 ]. This concept has proved its usefulness in intensive care units (ICUs) in low- and …

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Guillaume Carteaux, Manuella Pons, François Morin, Samuel Tuffet, Arnaud Lesimple, Bilal Badat, Anne-Fleur Haudebourg, François Perier, Yvon Deplante, Constance Guillaud, Frédéric Schlemmer, Elena Fois, Nicolas Mongardon, Mehdi Khellaf, Karim Jaffal, Camille Deguillard, Philippe Grimbert, Raphaëlle Huguet, Keyvan Razazi, Nicolas de Prost, François Templier, François Beloncle, Alain Mercat, Laurent Brochard, Vincent Audard, Pascal Lim, Jean-Christophe Richard, Dominique Savary, Armand Mekontso Dessap

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence of IgM and IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in health care workers at a tertiary care New York hospital during the Spring COVID-19 surge

The New York Metropolitan area reported a very high number of COVID-19 infections and deaths in the initial “surge” in the USA. The first COVID-19 patients to present to Stony Brook University Hospital in Suffolk County, New York, on 8 March 2020 …

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Lillian R. Talbot, Jamie L. Romeiser, Eric D. Spitzer, Tong J. Gan, Sunitha M. Singh, Bettina C. Fries, Elliott Bennett-Guerrero

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Variability of computed tomography angiography coverage of lung parenchyma in acute stroke

Computed tomography angiography (CTA) of the head and neck as part of emergency imaging for acute ischemic stroke (AIS) is recommended for detection of a large vessel occlusion (LVO) and evaluation for mechanical thrombectomy [ 1 ]. Some authors …

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Johannes A. R. Pfaff, Bianka Füssel, Marcial E. Harlan, Alexander Hubert, Martin Bendszus

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2-induced acute aortic occlusion: a case report

AAO is a very rare life-threatening condition associated with high mortality despite advances in surgical management, with a 30-day mortality rate of 21–52%. Saddle embolus, in situ thrombosis in the setting of severe atherosclerotic disease, and …

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Artem Minalyan, Franklin L. Thelmo, Vincent Chan, Stephanie Tzarnas, Faizan Ahmed

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

COVID-19 preparedness: capacity to manufacture vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics in sub-Saharan Africa

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a viral infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). By the end of November 2020,, there were over 62 million cases of COVID-19 and 1.4 million deaths (case fatality rate …

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Bisi Bright, Chinedum Peace Babalola, Nadia Adjoa Sam-Agudu, Augustine Anayochukwu Onyeaghala, Adebola Olatunji, Ufuoma Aduh, Patrick O. Sobande, Trevor A. Crowell, Yenew Kebede Tebeje, Sunny Phillip, Nicaise Ndembi, Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The important herbal pair for the treatment of COVID-19 and its possible mechanisms

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), that was discovered in December 2019, is an unprecedented disaster for people around the world. This disease is caused by a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). It is found that SARS-CoV-2 invades cells by binding …

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Shujie Xia, Zhangfeng Zhong, Bizhen Gao, Chi Teng Vong, Xuejuan Lin, Jin Cai, Hanlu Gao, Ging Chan, Candong Li

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High rate of bleeding and arterial thrombosis in COVID-19: Saudi multicenter study

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a leading cause of preventable hospital mortality [ 1 ]. Approximately 50 % of VTE events occurring outside of a hospital are due to recent hospitalization [ 2 ]. There are several risk factors for hospital acquired …

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Abdulrahman Al Raizah, Ahmed Al Askar, Naila Shaheen, Khalid Aldosari, Mohamed Alnahdi, Musumadi Luhanga, Turki Alshuaibi, Wail Bajhmoum, Khaled Alharbi, Ghaida Alsahari, Hadeel Algahtani, Eunice Alrayes, Abdulrahim Basendwah, Alia Abotaleb, Mosaad Almegren

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Circulating Vitamin D levels status and clinical prognostic indices in COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 infection is still an open challenge to date. Although the clinical features following the penetration of the virus into our respiratory system are known, the pathobiology and the mechanisms that regulate this entry and the reasons behind …

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Alberto Ricci, Alessandra Pagliuca, Michela D’Ascanio, Marta Innammorato, Claudia De Vitis, Rita Mancini, Simonetta Giovagnoli, Francesco Facchiano, Bruno Sposato, Paolo Anibaldi, Adriano Marcolongo, Chiara De Dominicis, Andrea Laghi, Emanuele Muscogiuri, Salvatore Sciacchitano

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The role of social capital in COVID-19 deaths

Since the first report of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in China, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) [ 1 ] has spread as a pandemic affecting the whole world. More than 35 million people were infected, and more than …

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Janaki Imbulana Arachchi, Shunsuke Managi

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Impact of novel coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic in Italian pediatric emergency departments: a national survey

A novel coronavirus belonging to beta-coronavirus genera (named as 2019-nCoV by World Health Organization [WHO]) was identified as the causative agent associated with a cluster of cases of pneumonia detected in Wuhan City by Chinese authorities on …

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Valentina Talarico, Luciano Pinto, Gian Luigi Marseglia, Antonella Centonze, Concetta Cristofaro, Rocco Reina, Agostino Nocerino, Riccardo Lubrano, Stefania Zampogna, SIMEUP research group

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adults with autism: a survey study across three countries

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the COVID-19 virus a global pandemic [ 1 ]. The global spread of the virus led to a massive and immediate public health campaign to reduce further spread. This campaign …

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Danna Oomen, Annabel D. Nijhof, Jan R. Wiersema

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effect of COVID-19 pandemic on workflows and infection prevention strategies of endoscopy units in Hungary: a cross-sectional survey

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic which declared by the World Health Organization on 11th March 2020 has a significant disruptive effect on the performance, workflow and safety of gastrointestinal endoscopy units in each affected …

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Renáta Bor, Kata Judit Szántó, Anna Fábián, Klaudia Farkas, Mónika Szűcs, Mariann Rutka, Tibor Tóth, Anita Bálint, Ágnes Milassin, Zsolt Dubravcsik, Zoltán Szepes, Tamás Molnár, Hungarian GI Endoscopy COVID-19 Study Group

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Public perceptions, individual characteristics, and preventive behaviors for COVID-19 in six countries: a cross-sectional study

In December 2019, an outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was identified in Wuhan, China. From mid-January to February 2020, the virus spread to Asian countries, and over the next few months, around the world [ 1 ]. As of 14 January …

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Ryosuke Fujii, Kensuke Suzuki, Junichiro Niimi

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A new model for COVID-19 control and its implementation in the city of Honghu, China: a case report

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He-ran Wang, Meng-chun Gong, Jing-Yuan Sun, Jian Sun, Yi Guo, Li Liu, Hong Zhu

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Cardiac involvement in COVID-19 patients: mid-term follow up by cardiovascular magnetic resonance

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a nascent pandemic. Until July 20, 2020, 14,353,494 confirmed cases, including 603,703 deaths, were reported to the World Health Organization [ 1 ]. Data from previous studies suggested that acute cardiac …

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Hui Wang, Ruili Li, Zhen Zhou, Hong Jiang, Zixu Yan, Xinyan Tao, Hongjun Li, Lei Xu

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Case Report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

From SARS-CoV-2 hematogenous spreading to endothelial dysfunction: clinical-histopathological study of cutaneous signs of COVID-19

An increasing number of reports on skin involvement in patients affected with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is currently available. However, very few studies on clinical-histopathological correlations of skin disorders associated with …

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Angela Patrì, Maria Vargas, Pasquale Buonanno, Maria Carmela Annunziata, Daniela Russo, Stefania Staibano, Giuseppe Servillo, Gabriella Fabbrocini

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Long-term outcome after intensive care for COVID-19: differences between men and women—a nationwide cohort study

We have not yet seen the end of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. As of November 17, 2020, there were more than 55 million global cases and more than one million people have died [ 1 ]. In late 2020, many countries reported anew …

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Erik Zettersten, Lars Engerström, Max Bell, Gabriella Jäderling, Johan Mårtensson, Linda Block, Emma Larsson

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sudden neck swelling with rash as late manifestation of COVID-19: a case report

Non-traumatic sudden neck swelling is an emergency condition resulting from infectious and non-infectious conditions, and the emergency physicians and otolaryngologists should be able to determine its etiology. The most common causes include acute …

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Caterina Giannitto, Cristiana Bonifacio, Susanna Esposito, Angela Ammirabile, Giuseppe Mercante, Armando De Virgilio, Giuseppe Spriano, Enrico Heffler, Ludovica Lofino, Letterio Salvatore Politi, Luca Balzarini

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The role of smart monitoring digital health care system based on smartphone application and personal health record platform for patients diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019

The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak was initially identified in Wuhan, China, at the end of 2019, and it rapidly spread in other countries throughout the world, resulting in a global pandemic [ 1 ]. After the incubation period of …

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Jong Hun Kim, Won Suk Choi, Joon Young Song, Young Kyung Yoon, Min Ja Kim, Jang Wook Sohn

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The lab-confirmed interval of COVID-19 clusters and its application in the strength evaluation of prevention and control measures

In December 2019, a cluster of viral pneumonia cases appeared in Wuhan, the capital city of the Chinese province of Hubei. The outbreak was traced to a novel coronavirus named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) [ 1 ], and …

Autoren:
Lihong Huang, Liangmin Wei, Yue Jiang, Lijuan Lin

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The mental health impact of COVID-19 outbreak: a Nationwide Survey in Iran

The 2019 novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), which comes from a viral family that was thought to be rather benign before the turn of the century, has led to a public health emergency of international concern, and according to WHO is classified as …

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Reza Shahriarirad, Amirhossein Erfani, Keivan Ranjbar, Amir Bazrafshan, Alireza Mirahmadizadeh

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A multicenter analysis of the clinical microbiology and antimicrobial usage in hospitalized patients in the US with or without COVID-19

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), emerged in Wuhan, China in December of 2019 and became a pandemic. Past respiratory virus epidemics suggest an increased risk for …

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Laura Puzniak, Lyn Finelli, Kalvin C. Yu, Karri A. Bauer, Pamela Moise, Carisa De Anda, Latha Vankeepuram, Aryana Sepassi, Vikas Gupta

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Age and multimorbidities as poor prognostic factors for COVID-19 in hemodialysis: a Lebanese national study

On January 7, 2020, a new virus, the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified in China, and on February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) named the disease Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) [ 1 ].

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Mabel Aoun, Rabab Khalil, Walid Mahfoud, Haytham Fatfat, Line Bou Khalil, Rashad Alameddine, Nabil Afiouni, Issam Ibrahim, Mohamad Hassan, Haytham Zarzour, Ali Jebai, Nina Mourad Khalil, Luay Tawil, Zeina Mechref, Zuhair El Imad, Fadia Chamma, Ayman Khalil, Sandy Zeidan, Balsam El Ghoul, Georges Dahdah, Sarah Mouawad, Hiba Azar, Kamal Abou Chahine, Siba Kallab, Bashir Moawad, Ahmad Fawaz, Joseph Homsi, Carmen Tabaja, Maya Delbani, Rami Kallab, Hassan Hoballah, Wahib Haykal, Najat Fares, Walid Rahal, Wael Mroueh, Mohammed Youssef, Jamale Rizkallah, Ziad Sebaaly, Antoine Dfouni, Norma Ghosn, Nagi Nawfal, Walid Abou Jaoude, Nadine Bassil, Therese Maroun, Nabil Bassil, Chadia Beaini, Boutros Haddad, Elie Moubarak, Houssam Rabah, Amer Attieh, Serge Finianos, Dania Chelala

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

SARS-CoV-2 infection and recurrence of anti-glomerular basement disease: a case report

Anti-glomerular basement disease (anti-GBM disease) is a rare small-vessel vasculitis. Characterized by the presence of circulating antibodies directed against the non-collagen NC1 domain of the alpha3 chain of collagen type IV in glomerular and …

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Alexander Winkler, Emanuel Zitt, Hannelore Sprenger-Mähr, Afschin Soleiman, Manfred Cejna, Karl Lhotta

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

COVID-19 vaccines for patients with cancer: benefits likely outweigh risks

Less than a year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, ten vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 have been approved for at least limited use, with over sixty others in clinical trials. This swift achievement has generated excitement and arrives at a …

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Joyce K. Hwang, Tian Zhang, Andrew Z. Wang, Zihai Li

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High flow nasal oxygen therapy to avoid invasive mechanical ventilation in SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia: a retrospective study

Acute respiratory failure (ARF) due to acute hypoxemia is the main manifestation in severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In most severe cases, COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in intensive care unit (ICU) and may require invasive …

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Nicolas Bonnet, Olivier Martin, Marouane Boubaya, Vincent Levy, Nathan Ebstein, Philippe Karoubi, Yacine Tandjaoui-Lambiotte, Guillaume Van Der Meersch, Johanna Oziel, Marie Soulie, Mohamed Ghalayini, Anais Winchenne, Jean Ralph Zahar, Passem Ahmed, Stéphane Gaudry, Yves Cohen

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Analysis of clinical and methodological characteristics of early COVID-19 treatment clinical trials: so much work, so many lost opportunities

Since December 2019, SARS-CoV-2 has caused a global outbreak of a respiratory illness termed coronavirus disease (COVID-19). COVID-19 ranges from mild, self-limiting respiratory tract illness to severe progressive pneumonia, multiorgan failure …

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Beatrice Mainoli, Tiago Machado, Gonçalo S. Duarte, Luísa Prada, Nilza Gonçalves, Joaquim J. Ferreira, João Costa

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Hiccups and psychosis: two atypical presentations of COVID-19

The WHO defines a possible case of COVID-19 as a person experiencing fever, cough, shortness of breath, and neurological signs including anosmia, ageusia, or dysgeusia. However, experiences from hospitals all over the world have shown that …

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Teresa Alvarez-Cisneros, Aldo Lara-Reyes, Stephanie Sansón-Tinoco

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluation of convalescent plasma versus standard of care for the treatment of COVID-19 in hospitalized patients: study protocol for a phase 2 randomized, open-label, controlled, multicenter trial

COVID-19 is a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and causes substantial morbidity and mortality. At the time the study was planned, there were no vaccines to prevent COVID-19 or infection with SARS-CoV or therapeutic …

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Elena Diago-Sempere, José Luis Bueno, Aránzazu Sancho-López, Elena Múñez Rubio, Ferrán Torres, Rosa Malo de Molina, Ana Fernández-Cruz, Isabel Salcedo de Diego, Ana Velasco-Iglesias, Concepción Payares-Herrera, Inmaculada Casas Flecha, Cristina Avendaño-Solà, Rafael Duarte Palomino, Antonio Ramos-Martínez, Belén Ruiz-Antorán

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Survival of silver diamine fluoride among patients treated in community dental clinics: a naturalistic study

Dental caries, the most common disease of childhood and most prevalent health condition worldwide, persists despite concerted clinical and public health efforts to eliminate it over the last half-century [ 1 , 2 ]. Untreated caries contributes to …

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Sarah E. Raskin, Eric P. Tranby, Sharity Ludwig, Ilya Okunev, Julie Frantsve-Hawley, Sean Boynes

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Home was not a safe haven: women’s experiences of intimate partner violence during the COVID-19 lockdown in Nigeria

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a global health problem with one in three women of reproductive age having experienced IPV [ 1 , 2 ]. IPV is widely accepted in many low- and middle-income countries, including Nigeria, because of traditional …

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Olufunmilayo I. Fawole, Omowumi O. Okedare, Elizabeth Reed

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of icatibant and C1 esterase/kallikrein inhibitor in severe COVID-19: study protocol for a three-armed randomized controlled trial

Title {1} Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of icatibant and C1 esterase/kallikrein inhibitor in hospitalized patients with pneumonia caused by Covid-19 virus infection: a study protocol for a phase II, open-label, three-armed, randomized …

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Eli Mansour, Flávia F. Bueno, José C. de Lima-Júnior, Andre Palma, Milena Monfort-Pires, Bruna Bombassaro, Eliana P. Araujo, Ana Flavia Bernardes, Raisa G. Ulaf, Thyago A. Nunes, Luciana C. Ribeiro, Antônio Luís E. Falcão, Thiago Martins Santos, Plinio Trabasso, Rachel P. Dertkigil, Sergio S. Dertkigil, Rafael P. Maia, Tatiana Benaglia, Maria Luiza Moretti, Licio A. Velloso

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical course and challenging management of early COVID-19 infection after heart transplantation: case report of two patients

In the current context of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the management of patients with end-stage heart failure on the transplant waiting list, and of heart transplant recipients (HTR) is challenging. To date, only a few case reports or …

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Vincent Tchana-Sato, Arnaud Ancion, Julien Tridetti, Natzi Sakalihasan, Marie Pierre Hayette, Olivier Detry, Philippe Delvenne, Philippe Amabili, Marc Senard, Olivier Hougrand, Delphine Szecel, Jean-Paul Lavigne, Elie Minga Lowampa, Charlotte Ponte, Isabelle Maquoi, Philippe Morimont, Melissa Van Den Bulck, Marie Helene Delbouille, Jean Olivier Defraigne, Patrizio Lancellotti

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The different manifestations of COVID-19 in adults and children: a cohort study in an intensive care unit

The novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which first appeared in December 2019 in Wuhan, has caused the coronavirus (COVID-19) related pandemic and has been declared a significant threat to international health by …

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Mònica Girona-Alarcon, Sara Bobillo-Perez, Anna Sole-Ribalta, Lluisa Hernandez, Carmina Guitart, Ricardo Suarez, Mònica Balaguer, Francisco-Jose Cambra, Iolanda Jordan, on behalf of the KIDS-Corona study group, Kids Corona Platform

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of 14 COVID-19 deaths in Tianmen, China: a single-center retrospective study

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a newly recognized infectious illness in Wuhan, Hubei, that has spread rapidly to numerous countries [ 1 ]. As of March 24, 2020, the total number …

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Jijia Hu, Yingang Zhang, Wei Wang, Zhihe Tao, Juan Tian, Ning Shao, Nian Liu, Hui Wei, Hao Huang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Temperament and character of patients with alcohol toxicity during COVID − 19 pandemic

COVID-19 (Corona virus disease-2019) Pandemic is an international public health concern. By June 15, 2020, it affected more than 7,274,000 persons, with 413,000 recorded deaths [ 1 ]. On 19 February 2020, Iran reported its first confirmed cases of …

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Ali Reza Estedlal, Arash Mani, Hossein Molavi Vardanjani, Mahsa Kamali, Leila Zarei, Seyed Taghi Heydari, Kamran Bagheri Lankarani

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The risk factors associated with COVID-19-Related death among patients with end‐stage renal disease

The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has rapidly spread in nearly three months after the discovery of its causative agent, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), leading to the ongoing pandemic [ 1 ]. While males and …

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Hadith Rastad, Hanieh-Sadat Ejtahed, Gita Shafiee, Anis Safari, Ehsan Shahrestanaki, Zeinab Khodaparast, Neda Shafiabadi Hassani, Mohammad Rezaei, Morteza Nazari, Akram Zakani, Mohammad Mahdi Niksima, Mehdi Azimzadeh, Fatemeh Karimi, Ramin Tajbakhsh, Mostafa Qorbani

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluation and improvement of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS2) for COVID-19: a multi-hospital study

The National Early Warning Score (NEWS2), currently recommended for stratification of severe COVID-19 disease in the UK, showed poor-to-moderate discrimination for medium-term outcomes (14-day transfer to intensive care unit (ICU) or death) …

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Ewan Carr, Rebecca Bendayan, Daniel Bean, Matt Stammers, Wenjuan Wang, Huayu Zhang, Thomas Searle, Zeljko Kraljevic, Anthony Shek, Hang T. T. Phan, Walter Muruet, Rishi K. Gupta, Anthony J. Shinton, Mike Wyatt, Ting Shi, Xin Zhang, Andrew Pickles, Daniel Stahl, Rosita Zakeri, Mahdad Noursadeghi, Kevin O’Gallagher, Matt Rogers, Amos Folarin, Andreas Karwath, Kristin E. Wickstrøm, Alvaro Köhn-Luque, Luke Slater, Victor Roth Cardoso, Christopher Bourdeaux, Aleksander Rygh Holten, Simon Ball, Chris McWilliams, Lukasz Roguski, Florina Borca, James Batchelor, Erik Koldberg Amundsen, Xiaodong Wu, Georgios V. Gkoutos, Jiaxing Sun, Ashwin Pinto, Bruce Guthrie, Cormac Breen, Abdel Douiri, Honghan Wu, Vasa Curcin, James T. Teo, Ajay M. Shah, Richard J. B. Dobson

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Allergen fragrance molecules: a potential relief for COVID-19

Coronaviruses (CoVs) belong to the family Coronaviridae, which are enveloped, single-stranded, positive-sense RNA viruses. These viruses generally contain large (~ 20 nm), surface projections called “spikes,” which in electron micrographs create …

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Aslı Deniz Aydın, Faruk Altınel, Hüseyin Erdoğmuş, Çağdaş Devrim Son

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Using Baidu search values to monitor and predict the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in China: – evidence from Baidu index

The outbreak of new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was characterized by fever, cough, fatigue, sputum production, and shortness of breath, receiving people’s attention globally [ 1 , 2 ]. As of April 22, 2020, COVID-19 had spread to more than …

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Bizhi Tu, Laifu Wei, Yaya Jia, Jun Qian

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

COVID-19 and healthcare system in China: challenges and progression for a sustainable future

With the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare systems across the world have been pushed to the brink. The approach of traditional healthcare systems to disaster preparedness and prevention has demonstrated intrinsic problems, such as failure to …

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Shuangyi Sun, Zhen Xie, Keting Yu, Bingqian Jiang, Siwei Zheng, Xiaoting Pan

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Depressive, anxiety, and insomnia symptoms between population in quarantine and general population during the COVID-19 pandemic: a case-controlled study

COVID-19 disease, the infection of novel coronavirus, is a severe pneumonia pandemic. In addition to the mortality and medical consequences of patients with coronavirus infection, the COVID-19 pandemic also caused mental and psychological problems …

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Chengmin Wang, Weidong Song, Xiaohui Hu, Shaoguang Yan, Xing Zhang, Xunqiang Wang, Wenli Chen

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

mRNA vaccine: a potential therapeutic strategy

mRNA vaccines have tremendous potential to fight against cancer and viral diseases due to superiorities in safety, efficacy and industrial production. In recent decades, we have witnessed the development of different kinds of mRNAs by sequence …

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Yang Wang, Ziqi Zhang, Jingwen Luo, Xuejiao Han, Yuquan Wei, Xiawei Wei

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The seroprevalence and kinetics of IgM and IgG in the progression of COVID-19

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused a great pandemic worldwide. As of October 12,020, more than 3 billion cases had been diagnosed with COVID-19, and the mortality rate was about 3.0% according to World Health Organization (WHO) …

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Xuzhen Qin, Jun Shen, Erhei Dai, Haolong Li, Guodong Tang, Lixia Zhang, Xin Hou, Minya Lu, Xian Wu, Simeng Duan, Jingjia Zhang, Man-Fung Tsoi, Ping Jiang, Yongzhe Li

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on perinatal mental health (Riseup-PPD-COVID-19): protocol for an international prospective cohort study

Corona Virus Disease 19 (COVID-19) is a new pandemic, declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization, which could have negative consequences for pregnant and postpartum women [ 1 ]. Although pregnant women do not seem to be …

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Emma Motrico, Rena Bina, Sara Domínguez-Salas, Vera Mateus, Yolanda Contreras-García, Mercedes Carrasco-Portiño, Erilda Ajaz, Gisele Apter, Andri Christoforou, Pelin Dikmen-Yildiz, Ethel Felice, Camellia Hancheva, Eleni Vousoura, Claire A Wilson, Rachel Buhagiar, Carmen Cadarso-Suárez, Raquel Costa, Emmanuel Devouche, Ana Ganho-Ávila, Diego Gómez-Baya, Francisco Gude, Eleni Hadjigeorgiou, Drorit Levy, Ana Osorio, María Fe Rodriguez, Sandra Saldivia, María Fernanda González, Marina Mattioli, Ana Mesquita, Riseup-PPD-COVID-19 Group

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluating the effect of infographics on public recall, sentiment and willingness to use face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic: a randomised internet-based questionnaire study

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact upon communities, with a significant number of cases and deaths worldwide [ 1 ]. Emergency lockdown and social distancing measures have become commonplace amongst populations globally, in an …

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Mark Egan, Amish Acharya, Viknesh Sounderajah, Yihan Xu, Abigail Mottershaw, Rosie Phillips, Hutan Ashrafian, Ara Darzi

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effects of subjective successful aging on emotional and coping responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

A novel infectious disease named the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, and has spread globally from February 2020 onwards. The World Health Organization (WHO) formally announced COVID-19 as …

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Dannii Y. Yeung, Edwin K. H. Chung, Alfred H. K. Lam, Alvin K. K. Ho

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

SARS-CoV-2 RNA in plasma samples of COVID-19 affected individuals: a cross-sectional proof-of-concept study

Severe Acute Respiratory Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been detected in specimens from multiple sites [ 1 – 3 ], including plasma. Its frequency ranges from 1 to 73% [ 2 – 11 ] in COVID-19 patients, and it seems to be significantly associated with …

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Luna Colagrossi, Maria Antonello, Silvia Renica, Marco Merli, Elisa Matarazzo, Giovanna Travi, Marta Vecchi, Jacopo Colombo, Antonio Muscatello, Giacomo Grasselli, Silvia Nerini Molteni, Vittorio Scaravilli, Emanuele Cattaneo, Diana Fanti, Chiara Vismara, Alessandra Bandera, Andrea Gori, Massimo Puoti, Valeria Cento, Claudia Alteri, Carlo Federico Perno

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Interprofessional primary care during COVID-19: a survey of the provider perspective

Canada and countries around the globe have recognized interprofessional primary care (IPC) teams as a crucial approach to support the increasingly complex health care needs of populations [ 1 – 4 ]. IPC teams are defined as two or more health …

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Catherine Donnelly, Rachelle Ashcroft, Nicole Bobbette, Christine Mills, Amanda Mofina, Todd Tran, Kyle Vader, Ashley Williams, Sandeep Gill, Jordan Miller

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of hospitalized mild/moderate COVID-19 patients with a prolonged negative conversion time of SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid detection

In December 2019, novel pneumonia of unknown causes was reported in Wuhan, Hubei province in China. On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially named the disease as Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), which caused by …

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Ya Yang, Xiaogang Hu, Lirong Xiong, Peishu Fu, Wei Feng, Wei Li, Liwen Zhang, Fengjun Sun

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Characteristics and prognostic factors of COVID-19 among infected cases: a nationwide Tunisian analysis

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), an infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), was first reported in December 2019, in Wuhan, Hubei Province in China [ 1 ]. Since then, human -to-human transmission rates …

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Chahida Harizi, Ines Cherif, Nourhene Najar, Molka Osman, Rym Mallekh, Oumaima Ben Ayed, Yosr Ayedi, Sonia Dhaouadi, Aicha Hchaichi, Mouna Safer, Hejer Letaief, Ilhem Bouaziz, Sondes Derouiche, Donia Gharbi, Leila Bouabid, Souha Bougatef, Hamida Ben Salah, Radhouane Fakhfakh, Salma Abid, Ilhem Boutiba Ben Boubaker, Mohamed Kouni Chahed, Nissaf Bouafif Ben-Alaya

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Guidelines and best practice recommendations on reproductive health services provision amid COVID-19 pandemic: scoping review

The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) [ 1 ]. The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, in …

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Lemi Belay Tolu, Garumma Tolu Feyissa, Wondimu Gudu Jeldu

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

An investigation of depression, anxiety, and stress and its relating factors during COVID-19 pandemic in Iran

The COVID-19 is an emerging epidemic caused by the Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). This disease first occurred in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, in December 2019 [ 1 ], and since then, it has affected more than 200 countries and territories, infected …

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Fatemeh Khademian, Sajad Delavari, Zahra Koohjani, Zahra Khademian

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Media representations of COVID-19 public health policies: assessing the portrayal of essential health services in Canadian print media

Closing non-essential services was one of the measures deployed for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Essential services are those “considered critical to preserving life, health, public safety and basic societal functioning” [ 1 ]. In the …

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Ubaka Ogbogu, Lorian Hardcastle

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude and practice of the Sudanese people towards COVID-19: an online survey

The emergence of a new coronavirus SARS CoV-2 causing the COVID- 19 disease characterized by a wide range of symptoms and a wide range of clinical presentations (from asymptomatic to severe acute pneumonia and other multi-organ complications) …

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Amal Abdelrahim Osman Mohamed, Eilaf Ali Mohamed Elhassan, Abdelrahim Osman Mohamed, Awab Aldow Mohammed, Hassan Alshaikh edris, Mohamed Alhadi Mahgoop, Mohamed Emadaldin Sharif, Maab Imadeldin Bashir, Rania Bashir Abdelrahim, Wegdan Ibraheim Idriss, Elfatih Mohamed Malik

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Construct validity of the Post-COVID-19 Functional Status Scale in adult subjects with COVID-19

As of January, 12th 2021, more than 88.3 million confirmed cases of the corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) causing approximately 1.900.000 deaths were reported globally [ 1 ]. Nevertheless, the total number of subjects with COVID-19 is probably …

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Felipe V. C. Machado, Roy Meys, Jeannet M. Delbressine, Anouk W. Vaes, Yvonne M. J. Goërtz, Maarten van Herck, Sarah Houben-Wilke, Gudula J. A. M. Boon, Stefano Barco, Chris Burtin, Alex van ’t Hul, Rein Posthuma, Frits M. E. Franssen, Yvonne Spies, Herman Vijlbrief, Fabio Pitta, Spencer A. Rezek, Daisy J. A. Janssen, Bob Siegerink, Frederikus A. Klok, Martijn A. Spruit

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The importance of supplementary immunisation activities to prevent measles outbreaks during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has damaged the economy and disrupted social interaction and important health services in Kenya and elsewhere [ 1 , 2 ]. The cumulative incidence of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in many parts of Africa suggesting the …

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C. N. Mburu, J. Ojal, R. Chebet, D. Akech, B. Karia, J. Tuju, A. Sigilai, K. Abbas, M. Jit, S. Funk, G. Smits, P. G. M. van Gageldonk, F. R. M. van der Klis, C. Tabu, D. J. Nokes, JAG Scott, S. Flasche, IMO Adetifa, LSHTM CMMID COVID-19 Working Group

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Substance use and substance use disorder, in relation to COVID-19: protocol for a scoping review

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating severe issues for healthcare and broad social structures, exposing societal vulnerabilities [ 1 ]. Among the populations affected by COVID-19 are people engaged in substance use, such as people who smoke; vape …

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Navin Kumar, Kamila Janmohamed, Kate Nyhan, Silvia S. Martins, Magdalena Cerda, Deborah Hasin, Jenny Scott, Richard Pates, Lilian Ghandour, Mayyada Wazaify, Kaveh Khoshnood

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on antimicrobial prevalence and prescribing in a tertiary hospital in Singapore

The global response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has focused on controlling the spread of infection and development of treatment and vaccines [ 1 ]. The typical symptoms of patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome …

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Tat Ming Ng, Sock Hoon Tan, Shi Thong Heng, Hui Lin Tay, Min Yi Yap, Boon Hou Chua, Christine B. Teng, David C. Lye, Tau Hong Lee

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Autopsy and statistical evidence of disturbed hemostasis progress in COVID-19: medical records from 407 patients

The role of hemostasis-related indices in different severities of COVID-19 remains to be clarified.

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Tiebin Jiang, Bo Lv, Hongxia Liu, Shiwen He, Guogang Zhang, Chanyi Li, Wanqiong Li, Weilin Li, Yaqi He, Tong Zhang, Yunyun Wang, Wu Mo, Ning Yi, Luying Peng, Ying Li, Chunhong Ruan, Chengyuan Li, Yaqi Liu, Peipei Luo, Huan Jiang, Zhigang Xue, Liang Liu, Wenjun Wang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Who should be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination in China? A descriptive study

The pandemic is causing unprecedented impact on global health and the economy. In the absence of safe and highly effective vaccines and treatment options, non-pharmaceutical interventions are used to decrease transmission and reduce the burden of …

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Juan Yang, Wen Zheng, Huilin Shi, Xuemei Yan, Kaige Dong, Qian You, Guangjie Zhong, Hui Gong, Zhiyuan Chen, Mark Jit, Cecile Viboud, Marco Ajelli, Hongjie Yu

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Experiences and management of physician psychological symptoms during infectious disease outbreaks: a rapid review

Infectious disease outbreaks pose a severe threat to public health [ 1 , 2 ]. A novel infectious disease, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), has spread rapidly globally after its emergence in late 2019, prompting The World Health Organization to …

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Kirsten M. Fiest, Jeanna Parsons Leigh, Karla D. Krewulak, Kara M. Plotnikoff, Laryssa G. Kemp, Joshua Ng-Kamstra, Henry T. Stelfox

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluation of patients with respiratory infections during the first pandemic wave in Germany: characteristics of COVID-19 versus non-COVID-19 patients

In December 2019 an outbreak of a new coronavirus occurred in Wuhan, China [ 1 ]. This virus was designated as “Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2” (SARS-CoV-2) [ 2 ]. The associated disease was defined as “coronavirus disease 19” …

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Nicola Fink, Johannes Rueckel, Sophia Kaestle, Vincent Schwarze, Eva Gresser, Boj Hoppe, Jan Rudolph, Sophia Goller, Wolfgang G. Kunz, Jens Ricke, Bastian O. Sabel

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Pneumonia scoring systems for severe COVID-19: which one is better

A novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, has had a major impact globally. This disease was named as "Corona Virus Disease 2019" (COVID-19), and this new type of corona virus was named as SARS-CoV-2 by the World …

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PengFei Cheng, Hao Wu, JunZhe Yang, XiaoYang Song, MengDa Xu, BiXi Li, JunJun Zhang, MingZhe Qin, Cheng Zhou, Xiang Zhou

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High-flow nasal oxygen in patients with COVID-19-associated acute respiratory failure

High-flow nasal oxygen (HFNO) reduces the need for intubation in adult patients with acute respiratory failure [ 1 – 4 ]. This may in turn help to avoid the associated risks of invasive mechanical ventilation, such as delirium and cognitive …

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Ricard Mellado-Artigas, Bruno L. Ferreyro, Federico Angriman, María Hernández-Sanz, Egoitz Arruti, Antoni Torres, Jesús Villar, Laurent Brochard, Carlos Ferrando, for the COVID-19 Spanish ICU Network

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Who suffered most after deaths due to COVID-19? Prevalence and correlates of prolonged grief disorder in COVID-19 related bereaved adults

By January 8, 2021, there have been over 86 million confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), including more than 1.8 million deaths [ 1 ]. As shown in a recent study, for each COVID-19 death, about 9 family members would be affected and …

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Suqin Tang, Zhendong Xiang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The effect of online multimedia psychoeducational interventions on the resilience and perceived stress of hospitalized patients with COVID-19: a pilot cluster randomized parallel-controlled trial

There is evidence suggesting that quarantine might have undesirable psychological impacts on the patients [ 1 ]. The most prevalent psychological problems that patients develop following quarantine are known to be fear [ 1 ], PTSD [ 2 ], stress …

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Maryam Shaygan, Zahra Yazdani, Adib Valibeygi

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Safety and effectiveness of high-dose vitamin C in patients with COVID-19: a randomized open-label clinical trial

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic which started at late 2019 and spread the world outrageously is caused by infection with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a member of the coronaviridae family. By …

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Saeidreza JamaliMoghadamSiahkali, Besharat Zarezade, Sogol Koolaji, SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Abolfazl Zendehdel, Mohammad Tabarestani, Ehsan Sekhavati Moghadam, Ladan Abbasian, Seyed Ali Dehghan Manshadi, Mohamadreza Salehi, Malihe Hasannezhad, Sara Ghaderkhani, Mohsen Meidani, Faeze Salahshour, Fatemeh Jafari, Navid Manafi, Fereshteh Ghiasvand
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