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EFetchPlugin

This plugin allows the user to display the abstract for a given PubMed ID. This is accomplished by either displaying the desired information on the current page or by displaying a link to the desired information on PubMed. The plugin utilizes EFetch, provided by Entrez. For more information, visit Entrez programming utilities.

Syntax Rules

  • There is one way to display the abstract for a given PubMed ID. In the example "number" is the desired PubMed ID.
    1. %PMID{number}%
  • There are three methods for calling the EFetchPlugin plugin to display a link to PubMed. In the following examples, "number" is the desired PubMed ID (an 8-digit number) and "link text" is the desired text to display for the link.
    1. %PMIDL{pmid="number" name="link text"}%
    2. %PMIDL{number}%
      This method defaults the link text to number.
    3. %PMIDC{number}%
      This method defaults the link text to the short citation provided by PubMed.

Examples

  • %PMID{15572332}%
1. Am J Sports Med. 2004 Dec;32(8):1986-95.

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction autograft choice: bone-tendon-bone
versus hamstring: does it really matter? A systematic review.

Spindler KP(1), Kuhn JE, Freedman KB, Matthews CE, Dittus RS, Harrell FE Jr.

Author information: 
(1)Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
kurt.spindler@vanderbilt.edu

Anterior cruciate ligament graft choice is controversial, with no evidence-based 
consensus available to guide decision making. The study design was evidence-based
medicine systematic review of randomized controlled trials evaluating patellar
tendon versus hamstring tendon autografts. A literature review identified 9
randomized controlled trials comparing patellar tendon and hamstring tendon
autografts. An evidence-based systematic review was performed. Objective and
subjective outcomes of interest included surgical technique, rehabilitation,
instrumented laxity, isokinetic strength, patellofemoral pain, return to
preinjury activity, and Tegner, Lysholm, Cincinnati, and International Knee
Documentation Committee-1991 scores. Additional surgery, graft failure, and
complications were reviewed. Slight increased laxity on arthrometer testing was
seen in the hamstring population in 3 of 7 studies. Pain with kneeling was
greater for the patellar tendon population in 4 of 4 studies. Only 1 of 9 studies
showed increased anterior knee pain in the patellar tendon group. Frequency of
additional surgery seemed to be related to the fixation method and not graft
type. No study reported a significant difference in graft failure between
patellar tendon and hamstring tendon autografts. Objective differences (range of 
motion, isokinetic strength, arthrometer testing) were not detected between
groups in the majority of studies, suggesting that their sensitivity to detect
clinical outcomes may be limited. Increased kneeling pain in the patellar tendon 
group was seen consistently in the studies evaluated. Subjective differences in
anterior knee pain or return-to-activity level were not consistently observed in 
these studies. With numbers available, failure rates were not significantly
different between groups. These findings suggest that graft type may not be the
primary determinant for successful outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament
surgery.

DOI: 10.1177/0363546504271211 
PMID: 15572332  [Indexed for MEDLINE]

What you will see if installed:

1: Am J Sports Med. 2004 Dec;32(8):1986-95. 

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction autograft choice: bone-tendon-bone
versus hamstring: does it really matter? A systematic review.

Spindler KP, Kuhn JE, Freedman KB, Matthews CE, Dittus RS, Harrell FE Jr.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
kurt.spindler@vanderbilt.edu

Anterior cruciate ligament graft choice is controversial, with no evidence-based
consensus available to guide decision making. The study design was
evidence-based medicine systematic review of randomized controlled trials
evaluating patellar tendon versus hamstring tendon autografts. A literature
review identified 9 randomized controlled trials comparing patellar tendon and
hamstring tendon autografts. An evidence-based systematic review was performed.
Objective and subjective outcomes of interest included surgical technique,
rehabilitation, instrumented laxity, isokinetic strength, patellofemoral pain,
return to preinjury activity, and Tegner, Lysholm, Cincinnati, and International
Knee Documentation Committee-1991 scores. Additional surgery, graft failure, and
complications were reviewed. Slight increased laxity on arthrometer testing was
seen in the hamstring population in 3 of 7 studies. Pain with kneeling was
greater for the patellar tendon population in 4 of 4 studies. Only 1 of 9
studies showed increased anterior knee pain in the patellar tendon group.
Frequency of additional surgery seemed to be related to the fixation method and
not graft type. No study reported a significant difference in graft failure
between patellar tendon and hamstring tendon autografts. Objective differences
(range of motion, isokinetic strength, arthrometer testing) were not detected
between groups in the majority of studies, suggesting that their sensitivity to
detect clinical outcomes may be limited. Increased kneeling pain in the patellar
tendon group was seen consistently in the studies evaluated. Subjective
differences in anterior knee pain or return-to-activity level were not
consistently observed in these studies. With numbers available, failure rates
were not significantly different between groups. These findings suggest that
graft type may not be the primary determinant for successful outcomes after
anterior cruciate ligament surgery.

PMID: 15572332 [PubMed - in process]
  • %PMIDL{pmid="15572332" name="Here's a link to the abstract"}%
Here's a link to the abstract

What you will see if installed:

Here's a link to the abstract

  • %PMIDL{15572332}%
15572332

What you will see if installed:

15572332

  • %PMIDC{15572332}%
Spindler KP, Kuhn JE, Freedman KB, Matthews CE, Dittus RS, Harrell FE Jr.  Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction autograft choice: bone-tendon-bone versus hamstring: does it really matter? A systematic review.  Am J Sports Med. 2004 Dec;32(8):1986-95. doi: 10.1177/0363546504271211.

What you will see if installed:

Spindler KP, Kuhn JE, Freedman KB, Matthews CE, Dittus RS, Harrell FE Jr.  Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction autograft choice: bone-tendon-bone versus hamstring: does it really matter? A systematic review.  Am J Sports Med 2004 Dec;32(8):1986-95.

Plugin Settings

Plugin settings are stored as preferences variables. To reference a plugin setting write %<plugin>_<setting>%, i.e. %INTERWIKIPLUGIN_SHORTDESCRIPTION%

  • One line description, is shown in the TextFormattingRules topic:
    • Set SHORTDESCRIPTION = This plugin allows the user to interact with PubMed

  • Debug plugin: (See output in data/debug.txt)
    • Set DEBUG = 0

Plugin Installation Instructions

Note: The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the plugin on the server where TWiki is running.

  • Install the Perl module LWP::Simple
  • Download the ZIP file from the Plugin web (see below)
  • Unzip EFetchPlugin.zip in your twiki installation directory. Content:
    File: Description:
    data/TWiki/EFetchPlugin.txt Plugin topic
    data/TWiki/EFetchPlugin.txt,v Plugin topic repository
    lib/TWiki/Plugins/EFetchPlugin.pm Plugin Perl module
  • Test if the installation was successful:
    • Try one of the examples

Plugin Info

Plugin Author: TWiki:Main/ColeBeck
Plugin Version: 31 Dec 2004 (V1.000)
Change History:  
28 Dec 2004: Initial version
TWiki Dependency: $TWiki::Plugins::VERSION 1.024
CPAN Dependencies: LWP::Simple
Other Dependencies: none
Perl Version: 5.005
TWiki:Plugins/Benchmark: GoodStyle 100%, FormattedSearch 100%, EFetchPlugin 100%
Plugin Home: http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/EFetchPlugin
Feedback: none
Appraisal: none

Related Topics: TWikiPreferences, TWikiPlugins

-- TWiki:Main/ColeBeck - 31 Dec 2004

Topic revision: r1 - 31 Dec 2004 - 13:34:32 - ColeBeck?
 
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