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The oval-shaped oral cavity located at the apex of the digestive tract and consisting of two parts: the vestibule and the oral cavity proper.
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Given the significance of electronic word of mouth for digital edge, this research evaluated the influence of selected determinants towards brand image and electronic word of mouth among airline passengers in Malaysia. A total of 400 random airline passengers were participated in this survey. The results showed that the components for social media...
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Background: Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is the most common tumor in the oral cavity. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) were highly detected in OSCC patients; however, the interactions and mechanisms between drug-resistant bacteria (MRSA) and OSCC are not clear. Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the promotion...
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The relevance of the human oral microbiome to our understanding of human health has grown in recent years as microbiome studies continue to develop. Given the links of the oral cavity with the digestive, respiratory and circulatory systems, the composition of the oral microbiome is relevant beyond just oral health, impacting systemic processes acro...
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Background Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common cancer worldwide. Most of BCCs can be detected in the early stages and are generally well controlled with local resection. Despite the high incidence of BCC, metastasis is rarely observed. Metastatic BCCs generally have an aggressive phenotype and are refractory to conventional treatment. Ca...
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Background Tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP) with use of a prosthesis is nowadays a standard for voice restoration after laryngectomy. Different TEP approaches exist. Methods We retrospectively reviewed our series of patients who underwent TEP by a novel technique, based partially on the Lichtenberger endo-extralaryngeal needle carrier. The instrum...
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Purpose The collar region of an implant is its connection to the oral cavity. A balance between osseointegration on one hand and the absence of plaque accumulation on the other hand is necessary for successful implantation. It is yet to be determined which implant collar design, polished or rough, is best to stabilize the crestal bone level, avoidi...
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, the wearing of face masks became mandatory in public areas or at workplaces in many countries. While offering protection, the coverage of large parts of our face (nose, mouth and chin) may have consequences for face recognition. This seems especially important in the context of contact tracing which can require memory...
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Research regarding the pros and cons of returns policy changes is limited. We use psychological contract theory and organizational justice theory to explore the effect of a returns policy change on customer intentions to spread negative word of mouth, switch to a different retailer’s website, and switch to the retailer’s physical store. We follow a...
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Since most of the reports of BRONJ onset are adults, in order to clarify the current situation of BRONJ onset in children, it is necessary to search for articles and report on the current status and actual conditions of surgical treatment of children with BP preparations who are being followed up in our clinic. In previous reports both inside and o...
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Fracture mouth temporary plugging and diverting fracturing (TPDF) technology refers to plugging the previously created fractures by use of the degradable diverters and enhancing the wellbore pressure. In this way, the subsequent injection fluids can be diverted into the under-stimulated zone and the overall stimulation effects can be improved. Infl...
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The hydrodynamics in the diverging area become complicated because of the basin hydrological conditions, making the distribution of antibiotics largely uncertain and thus bringing uncertain ecological risks of antibiotics. Through field sampling, experiments and numerical simulations, the distribution of antibiotics, its responses to hydrological c...
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Background. The mangrove forest is a mixture of tree and shrub species which inhabit the coastal areas of the tropics and subtropics, around estuaries and coastal lagoons, near the mouths of rivers, with another different capacities than the tolerance of salinity. Despite its ecological and social importance, it is one of the ecosystems most threat...
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Despite presenting several physiological and social benefits, yawning remains a highly stigmatized behavior across various cultures. Given evidence for an association between illness and the proclivity to yawn, it could be possible that yawning provides a heuristic cue to disease transmission between conspecifics. This aversion to yawning could thu...
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The primary aim of this study was to verify if shear wave elastography can be used to evaluate salivary gland involvement in primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS). The secondary objective was to establish an accurate cut-off value for parotid and submandibular salivary gland stiffness and to verify whether there are any distinctions among pSS patients w...
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Consumers share various content about material and experiential products on social media for short‐term via temporary posts or long‐term via permanent posts. Based on memory protection and hedonic adaptation theories, this study investigates whether product type determines how long consumers display their products on social media. We suggest experi...
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The production of high-quality wines requires the use of high-quality grapes. Tasting represents a widespread method for the determination of grape maturity and quality aspects such as the corresponding aroma profile. However, sensory analysis always remains subjective and it is not possible to judge only aroma compounds because the overall impress...
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This study presents methodologically consistent length measurements of rivers with a total length of 40 kilometres or more in the Republic of Croatia. These measurements were performed by vectorising river channels from a topographic map at a scale of 1:25,000. Contemporary orthophoto maps were used as additional cartographic sources for verificati...
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Plain Language Summary Small coastal rivers often discharge directly into the surfzone, where the fate of river‐borne materials such as sediment, nutrients and contaminants is determined by the combined effects of buoyant plume processes, wave‐driven dynamics and turbulence. In this work we present field measurements at the mouth of Río Maipo, a sm...
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“Youth are the leaders and hope of tomorrow” is a common old phrase in the mouth of almost every citizen of any country. It is often used as an assurance by the old and a reassurance for the youth to believe that one day, they will get the opportunity to develop the nation and make it better. However, no one really knows when tomorrow is and neithe...
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This work is devoted to the study of possible manifestations of post-covid syndrome in the oral cavity, the duration of these manifestations, and the preparation of such patients for dental interventions.
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Objectives In this study, we investigated the salivary film thickness and the MUC5B levels at various intra-oral locations in healthy volunteers, with a focus on the palate. Besides, measurements of the palatal surface area were included to explore the possible relationships between the palatal surface area and the palatal salivary film and MUC5B l...
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Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is an epithelial malignancy involving many anatomical sites and is the most common cancer capable of metastatic spread. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) can involved several different anatomic sites, including the skin, lips, mouth, esophagus, urinary tract, prostate, lungs, vagina, and cervix.Of these anatomic sites, the...
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Large-scale reservoirs exhibit complex hydrological conditions and exert a significant alteration on river flowing. Although dissolved organic matter (DOM) is noted to involve in biogeochemical processes, the variation mechanism of DOM chemistry across a large-scale reservoir is not well assessed. Here, we investigated four tributaries across diffe...
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Purpose Immune checkpoint inhibition is a therapeutic option in many cancer entities. In head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) targeting of the PD-1/PD-L1 (B7-H1) axis is approved in recurrent/metastatic disease and is being explored in the curative setting. Here, we evaluated two related members of the B7 family, B7-H3 & B7-H4, for their p...
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The process of exotic species introduction is recognized as one of the greatest threats to the ecology and economy of the planet, due to changes in interactions in native biological communities. In this sense, reporting bioinvasions is the first step to understanding its introduction process and creating strategies to mitigate possible socio-enviro...
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Crevice corrosion behavior of Alloy 690 in high-temperature aerated chloride solution was studied using a self-designed crevice device. The SEM, EDS, XRD, and XPS analyses results indicated that the oxide films outside the crevice consisted of Ni-Cr oxides containing a small amount of hydroxides, and the oxide films on crevice mouth consisted of a...
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Facial landmark detection and position of individual point on face is an essential procedure for various successive face operations that has scope from biometric recognition to the awareness of psychological states. Facial landmark is to be identified point by point such as eyes, nose, mouth, eyebrows on the face. Facial landmark is a collection of...
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Neurofibroma in the oral cavity is a rare benign non-odontogenic tumour arising from the nerve sheath of heterogenic origin. It most commonly occurs as a part of generalized syndromes like Von-Recklinghausen's disease of skin or MEN type II b syndrome. Rarely do they present themselves as a solitary lesion. Neurofibroma is generally present on the...
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Aim: The purpose of this article is to reiterate the importance of transmylohyoid orotracheal intubation in panfacial fractures that require maxillomandibular fixation (MMF) followed by assessment of occlusion and the need to avoid tracheostomy. Maxillofacial injuries are very common following road traffic accidents. Many times, injured patients pr...
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Background: Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is a pre malignant condition of the oral cavity. Because of its increased mor�bidity and high malignant transformation rate, constant efforts have been made to develop effective treatment. Materials and Methods: The present review was carried out following the PRISMA protocol. Search was carried out throug...
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Implant dentistry has become common treatment modality for total and partial edentulous arches. Complications arising after placement and eventual functioning of implant prosthesis are also increasingly encountered in routine clinical practice. This case report is about implant prosthesis where fracture of neck of abutment occurred at internal hex...
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Online library resources can act as a trusted source to find various references for conducting research or writing research papers. With the increasing number of published papers, the use of online library resources becomes increasingly important for academics, including for university students. This study aims to investigate the factors that lead...
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Hemangiomas of the oral cavity are uncommon but have a predilection for the tongue. Although the majority of lingual hemangomas are superficial, certain lesions can affect the deep tongue or even the entire tongue. They're called hamartomas rather than genuine neoplasms. Author presents a case of haemangioma of the anterior 2/3 rd of the tongue inv...
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Purpose This present study aims to investigate the effect of electronic word of mouth (e-WoM) behavior in Muslim social media on building a halal brand image (HBI) and its influence on purchase intention (PI). Also, Muslims’ altruism (ALT) and moral obligation (MO) were hypothesized as motivators to engage in e-WoM behavior. Design/methodology/app...
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The investigation of jellyfish gastrovascular systems mainly focused on stain injections and dissections, negatively affected by thickness and opacity of the mesoglea. Therefore, descriptions are incomplete and data about tridimensional structures are scarce. In this work, morphological and functional anatomy of the gastrovascular system of Rhizost...
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This paper presents the investigations of the tension-softening constitutive relation of concrete and the numerical method for mode I fatigue crack propagation in concrete. Firstly, the static loading, fatigue loading, and fatigue–static loading were carried out on 191 notched three-point bending (TPB) beams. With the experimental results, the tens...
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Computed tomography (CT) scan has been an integral part of the diagnostic workup for patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Our study was designed to find out the incidence of distant metastasis and second primary tumor and to correlate the cost-effectiveness of CT thorax in detecting the same. This study was conducted among 326 cance...
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In this contemporary world, electronic word of mouth (eWOM) platforms (or media) have become a prerequisite information source for online surfers, especially when planning excursions. However, tourists refer to the reviews of these platforms based on utilitarian and hedonic aspects. The utilitarian value enhances users’ task performance, whereas th...
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In this paper, we propose a novel modelling framework to reproduce the market entry strategies for two-sided mobility platforms. In the MaaSSim agent-based simulator, we develop a co-evolutionary model to represent day-to-day dynamics of the two-sided mobility market with agents making rational decisions to maximize their perceived utility. Partici...
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Ruxolitinib is an important treatment for steroid refractory graft-versus-host disease (SR-GVHD). Therefore, we reported the updated results of a systematic review and meta-analysis of ruxolitinib as treatment for SR-GVHD. In addition, we wanted to compare the efficacy and safety between children and adults with SR-GVHD. Overall response rate (ORR)...
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Objectives: This study was conducted to assess effectiveness of dextrose prolotherapy, Electromyography (EMG) Guided Botulinum Toxin – A (BTX-A) Injection, and combination between them in treatment of recurrent TMJ Dislocation cases. Subjects and methods: This current study was carried out on 60 adult patients suffering from recurrent TMJ Dislocati...
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Objectives The purpose of this multicenter retrospective study was to investigate the demographic characteristics and treatment outcomes of patients with mucosal malignant melanoma (MM) of the oral cavity. Materials and methods This was a multicenter study involving 8 Japanese universities. The medical records of 69 patients who were diagnosed wit...
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Background Craniopharyngiomas and ameloblastomas are tumors of epithelial origin, mostly characterized by a benign course, slow growth and for being locally invasive. Some studies highlight the similarity of these neoplasms, especially regarding histopathological aspects. In this context, the aim of the present study was to carry out a systematic l...
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In this project, we have developed a feeding assistive robot by controlling a 6-degree freedom robotic arm that will help physically challenged people to feed, who either have lost their hand or has minimum or no control over their arm. The arm can move to the exact predefined position of the food plate and the position of the mouth, which is opera...
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The development of sialolithiasis is commonly related to local factors, such as the retrograde migration of foods, bacteria, or foreign bodies from the oral cavity. The association of sialolithiasis and saliva stasis resulting from decreased spontaneous secretion remains largely unexplored. The current study investigated the potential role of impai...
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Museums enable the democratization of the collection as a social right, while tourism assumes part of the institution's dialogue with society. Some museums can be related to Dark Tourism exhibitions and those aim to raise public awareness. The objective of this study is to analyze the visitation expe-rience at the Museu da Loucura de Barbacena – MG...
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This descriptive study, based on primary data collected by surveying 150 car owners in Puducherry, has revealed that 40% of them, mostly government employees. have more than one car in their family. Further, majority of the car owners.-pecially the middle aged, are aspiring to change their car.Most importantly, word of mouth seems to be the most im...
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Speakers' visual attention to events is guided by linguistic conceptualization of information in spoken language production and in language-specific ways. Does production of language-specific co-speech gestures further guide speakers' visual attention during message preparation? Here, we examine the link between visual attention and multimodal even...
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Chicken nugget is a comminuted meat product commonly prepared from spiced chicken meat and other ingredients. The tenderness of chicken meat lowers its firmness and mouth feel which may reduce acceptability of chicken nugget made from it. Thus, acceptability of chicken nugget could be harnessed when legume flour extenders are used along. Therefore,...
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The curvature of a videolaryngoscope blade has been diversified from the standard macintosh-type to the hyperacute-angle-type, resulting in different performances. We aimed to determine the intubation success rate and identify predictors of difficult intubation when using an intermediate-angled videolaryngoscope in the first attempt of intubation u...
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Facial expressions can be represented largely by the dynamic variations of important facial expression parts, i.e., eyebrows, eyes, nose, and mouth. The features of these parts are regarded as local features. However, facial global information is also useful for recognition because it is a necessary complement to local features. In this paper, a sp...
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Abstract This study evaluated the presence of oral lesions in patients with COVID-19 hospitalized in an intensive care unit (ICU). Data included demographic, clinical, and laboratory information. Clinical assessment of the oral cavity was performed on the 2 nd and 5 th days of orotracheal intubation. Thirty-eight patients were evaluated and 16 (42....
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In this study we address the need to promote student engagement with school science and the need to measure a more comprehensive conception of engagement considering three dimensions of engagement: emotional, behavioural, and cognitive. We address the first issue by designing and implementing a model-based inquiry instructional sequence focused on...
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In order to monitor whether a driver is tired or prone to road rage in real time and avoid some traffic accidents, a real-time detection method of driver's facial expression based on the facial feature point location is proposed. First, we use the AdaBoost face detection algorithm based on Haar characteristics to detect the presence of a face and u...
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In the digital age, electronic word-of-mouth (eWOM) communication has grown to be the most powerful influence on customer behaviour. However, the growing body of evidence raises concerns about credibility and eWOM quality. Various factors related to the source, message, medium and receiver of eWOM were collected by an extensive literature review. A...
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The Riverine Barrier Hypothesis (RBH) predicts that tropical rivers can be effective barriers to species dispersion, affecting different scales of biological organization, from genes to assemblages. We disentangled the latitudinal from the river presence effect to test the hypothesis that the Doce river mouth acted as a geographical, historical bar...
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Sarcoidosis is a complicated inflammatory disease characterized by the formation of non‐caseating epithelioid granulomas in many organs. Herein, we reported a sarcoidosis case with multiple organ involvements and our diagnostic criteria and treatment plan. A 42‐year‐old man presented with the complaint of chronic dry cough, fatigue, night sweats, d...
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This work studied the synergistic effect of carbon nanotubes (CNT) contents, ultrasound treatment and compatibility between the aluminosilicate precursors and CNT templates on the selective catalytic upgrading of biomass derived glycerol to aromatics (GTA) over hierarchical HZSM-5. The hydroxylation treatment of CNT templates led to a higher crysta...
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Callous-unemotional traits have been associated with difficulties in identifying and responding to others’ emotions. To inform this line of research, the current study investigated the eye gaze behavior of children (n = 59; mean-age = 6.35) with varying levels of callous-unemotional (CU) traits with the use of eye-tracker methodology, as well as th...
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Face images enable individual identities to be discriminated from one another. We aimed to quantify age-related changes in different aspects of face identity discrimination. Face discrimination sensitivity was measured with a memory-free "odd-one-out" task. Five age groups (N = 15) of healthy adults with normal vision were tested: 20, 50-59, 60-69,...