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Maturation of Esophageal Motility and Esophagogastric Junction in Preterm Infants

Esophageal pressure topography and pressure impedance metrics were derived. Mixed models with repeated measures were used for statistical analysis. Results: We analyzed 137 nutritive swallows from 36 motility ...

Reflections on key methodological decisions in national burden of disease assessments

examples are provided from different BoD studies across the world. Results In this review article we have identified some of the key methodological choices and challenges that are important to understand ...

A probabilistic approach for risk-benefit assessment of food substitutions: A case study on substituting meat by fish

varies between individuals and suggests a framework to be applied in RBA s of other food substitutions. Our results are relevant for policy makers in defining targeted public health strategies. Health ...

Melanoma burden by melanoma stage: Assessment through a disease transition model

performed to explore uncertainty. FINDINGS: Our analyses resulted in 3.67 DALY s per melanoma, 90.81 per 100,000 inhabitants, or 32.67 per death due to melanoma. The total YLL accounted for 80.4% of the total ...

Development of a generic and open source Incidence-Prevalence-Mortality model for the assessment of chronic disease epidemiology

parameters, which are otherwise unavailable such as mortality and prevalence of particular diseases. The second is that it allows users to compare its results with existing data. This is to check if the present ...

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