Dr Iain Duncan

Perfusion Scintigraphy versus 256-slice CT Angiography in Pregnant Patients Suspected of Pulmonary Embolism: Comparison of Radiation Risks

Perisinakis K, Seimenis I, Tzedakis A, Damilakis J J Nucl Med. 2014;55:1273-1280 Summary The goal of this anthropomorphic phantom-based simulation investigation was to compare the dose exposure estimates of state-of-the-art 256-slice CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) with lung perfusion scintigraphy (LPS) in pregnant patients with suspected pulmonary embolism (PE) at different body sizes and gestation times (the end of […]

The effectiveness of exercise interventions to prevent sports injuries: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Jeppe Bo Lauersen, Ditte Marie Bertelsen, Lars Bo Andersen Br J Sports Med. 2014;48(11):871-877.  Abstract Background Physical activity is important in both prevention and treatment of many common diseases, but sports injuries can pose serious problems. Objective To determine whether physical activity exercises can reduce sports injuries and perform stratified analyses of strength training, stretching, proprioception and combinations […]

Acute Hamstring Injuries in Swedish Elite Sprinters and Jumpers: A Prospective Randomised Controlled Clinical Trial Comparing Two Rehabilitation Protocols

Carl M Askling, Magnus Tengvar, Olga Tarassova and Alf Thorstensson Br J Sports Med. 2014;48(7):532-539.  Abstract Background: Hamstring strain is a common injury in sprinters and jumpers, and therefore time to return to sport and secondary prevention become of particular concern. Objective: To compare the effectiveness of two rehabilitation protocols after acute hamstring injury in Swedish […]

Link between hip synovitis (coxitis) and shoulder enthesitis in patients with ankylosing spondylitis

Ultrasound features of shoulder involvement in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a case–control study Sanae Ali Ou Alla1*, Rachid Bahiri1, Hanaa Amine1, Hourya El Alaoui1, Hanane Rkain1,Souad Aktaou1, Redouane Abouqal2 and Najia Hajjaj-Hassouni12 The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at:http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/14/272© 2013 Ali Ou Alla et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.  This is an Open […]

High Prevalence of Overuse Injury Among Iron-Distance Triathletes

Christian A Andersen, Ben Clarsen, Tone V Johansen, Lars Engebretsen.Br J Sports Med. 2013;47(13):857-861.  Abstract Background Triathlon is an increasingly popular sport at both the elite and the recreational level. However, there have been few high-quality studies of injuries and illnesses among triathletes. Objective To register overuse problems and acute injuries among iron-distance triathletes throughout a training […]