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Tollens Tim T Department of General and Abdominal Surgery Imelda Hospital Bonheiden, - - 2013
The purpose of the current prospective study was to confirm the results of our previous study on the use of the Ventralight™ ST mesh. In this study we also evaluated a pre-attached positioning system. Between July 2011 and October 2013 prospectively collected data of 61 consecutive patients who underwent a ...
Keating Leah - - 2013
Attachment to groups is analogous to attachment to individuals, and may play an important role in group functioning and in group psychotherapy outcomes. This study examined whether attachment to the therapy group can change during treatment, and whether such change predicts improvements in treatment outcomes, including individual attachment, up to ...
Dhillon Ajit K - - 2013
This retrospective analysis of 182 consecutive patients who underwent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction aimed to assess the clinical examination under anaesthetic and the MRI diagnostic accuracy of arthroscopically-proven, complete ACL ruptures, depending on the morphology of the torn ligament. Patients were then assigned to Group 1 (ACL not reattached) ...
Santamaria Mauro Pedrine - - 2013
Background: The aim of this clinical study was to evaluate the 2-year term results of gingival recession associated with non-carious cervical lesions (NCCL) treated by either connective tissue graft alone (CTG) or in combination with a resin-modified glass ionomer restoration (CTG+R). Methods: Thirty-six patients presenting Miller Class I buccal gingival ...
Braun Daniel - - 2013
Aims: Single leaflet clip attachment (SLA) is a prevalent complication in percutaneous edge-to-edge repair of the mitral valve, leading to the recurrence of significant mitral regurgitation. The objective of this retrospective analysis was to evaluate a novel 3-D transoesophageal echocardiographic method for the assessment of clip attachment to the mitral ...
Mihata Teruhisa - - 2013
PURPOSE: The objective of this study was to investigate the clinical outcome and radiographic findings after arthroscopic superior capsule reconstruction (ASCR) for symptomatic irreparable rotator cuff tears. METHODS: From 2007 to 2009, 24 shoulders in 23 consecutive patients (mean, 65.1 years) with irreparable rotator cuff tears (11 large, 13 massive) underwent ...
Gupta Sanjay - - 2013
This study has been undertaken to assess treatment response of interproximal vertical defects using an alloplast (Periobone-G) and calcium sulfate (Capset) as a barrier both clinically and radiographically. Eight patients were selected with 16 sites that were divided into control and experimental sites based on split mouth study design. Plaque ...
Kocak Ibrahim - - 2013
To compare success rates and complications of Densiron 68 and 1000cSt silicone oil (SO) in the management of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) with inferior breaks (IBs). Totally 61 eyes of 61 consecutive patients with RRD with IBs were assigned to pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with Densiron (n=31) or PPV with ...
Kishore D Trinath - - 2013
Background and objectives: To compare clinically and radiographically, the regenerative potential of a β-tricalcium phosphate bone graft, Cerasorb(®) with and without a bioresorbable type I collagen membrane, BioMend ExtendTM, in treating periodontal infrabony osseous defects. Materials and methods: A total of 20 sites from 10 patients showing bilateral infrabony defects ...
George Renny Paul - - 2013
Aims and Objectives: The purpose of this study was to assess the clinical and microbiological effects of a newly developed root-conditioning gel system containing tetracycline and a mixture of tetracycline and citric acid on non-surgical periodontal therapy. Materials and Methods: Four anterior teeth from four quadrants with a probing depth ...
Pinho M Morado - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Poor oral health has been related with cardiovascular diseases. Specifically, periodontitis has been implicated in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Our aim was to evaluate the relationship between the degree of carotid atherosclerosis and severity of periodontitis in a patient cohort. METHODS: Fifty adult patients receiving carotid duplex scans in ...
Vichare Nitin N Classified Specialist (Ophthalmology), Base Hospital, New Delhi 110010, - - 2013
Use of conjunctival autograft following excision of primary pterygium has reduced the recurrence rate. This study evaluates the efficiency of fibrin glue as compared to sutures in attaching the conjunctival autograft with reference to surgical time, post operative comfort and recurrence during follow up. 60 patients with primary pterygium were ...
Albandar Jasim M - - 2012
ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Clinical performance of access flap surgery in the treatment of the intrabony defect. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. Graziani F, Gennai S, Cei S, Cairo F, Baggiani A, Miccoli M, et al. J Clin Periodontol 2012;39(2):145-56. REVIEWER: Jasim M. Albandar, DDS, DMD, ...
Clarke Elsburgh O EO - - 2012
Abstract An aquaculture research facility experienced high mortality rates in white bass Morone chrysops associated with a monogenean infestation of the gills, but not in striped bass Morone saxatilis in the same facility. All mortalities had pale gills. Monogeneans, identified as Gamacallum macroura (MacCallum and MacCallum 1913) Unnithan 1971, were ...
Henry Mark M Hand and Wrist Center of Houston, 1200 Binz Street, 13th Floor, Houston, TX 77004 - - 2012
Twenty-five patients (19 males and six females) were included in the study based on: chronic symptoms of distal radioulnar joint instability, demonstrable instability on examination, MRI evidence of radioulnar ligament deficiency, and arthroscopic findings of foveal disruption of the radioulnar ligament. Exclusion criteria were: distal radius malunion, congenital malformation of ...
Rieder E - - 2012
Background and study aims: Gastrointestinal stents have become an important therapeutic option for several indications. However, migration in up to 40 % of cases represents a significant drawback, especially when covered prostheses are used. We hypothesized that a novel endoscopic suturing device could enable endoluminal stent fixation, which might increase attachment ...
Hayashida Kazufumi - - 2012
Telemetry is a useful technique for elucidating salmon behavior, but the recovery periods before fish can be safely released after the attachment of telemetry devices have not yet been established. Reported recovery times vary widely, from 2 h to 13 days. We examined how anesthesia and surgery to attach external electromyogram (EMG) ...
Mishra Ashank - - 2012
AIM: To evaluate the efficacy of modified minimally invasive surgical technique (M-MIST) technique with local delivery of recombinant human platelet derived growth factor (rhPDGF-BB) gel in the treatment of intrabony defects. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Twenty-four healthy subjects were included in the present double-blinded, randomized, controlled study. Test group was treated ...
Yeh Ru-Yin - - 2012
PURPOSE: To evaluate the predictive value of early anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT) on graft adherence or detachment after Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). DESIGN: Retrospective study of prospectively collected data at a tertiary referral center. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 87 eyes of 87 patients of a consecutive series ...
Kanazawa Yuji - - 2012
Abstract Conclusion: Fibrin glue might be an inessential bioadhesive for attachment of hyperdry amniotic membrane (AM) patches in canal wall down (CWD) tympanoplasty. Objective: To clarify the pliability and adherence capability of human hyperdry AM, the feasibility of fixing hyperdry AM without fibrin glue to the bony surface of the ...
Khan Humera - - 2012
An accelerometer attached to the anterior proximal tibia was investigated as an evaluation of knee stability of Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) patients while performing daily activities. Acceleration data of 38 TKA knees with a minimum follow up of 6months were compared with 34 control knees. The activities performed were: walking ...
Han Dennis P - - 2012
PURPOSE:: To describe the effect of scleral buckle (SB) removal on preoperative symptoms and signs prompting removal and to assess the risk of recurrent retinal detachment (RD) after SB removal. METHODS:: A retrospective study of 36 patients who underwent SB removal between August 1988 and December 2007 was performed. Indications ...
Pradeep A R - - 2012
Background: Atorvastatin (ATV) is a specific competitive inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-2-methyl-glutaryl coenzyme A reductase. Recently, statins have shown pleiotropic effects like antiinflammation and bone stimulation. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effectiveness of 1.2 % ATV, as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP) in the ...
Takahashi Ken - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Mechanisms of mitral valve regurgitation after atrioventricular septal defect repair are unclear. METHODS: To gain further insight into mitral valve regurgitation, real-time three-dimensional echocardiography was performed in 53 patients after atrioventricular septal defect repair (30 partial and 23 complete) and 40 controls. Mitral valve {x, y, z} coordinates from ...
Gamal Ahmed Y - - 2012
Background: The present study was designed to determine whether exclusion of the gingival connective tissue and periosteum with contained stem cells has a positive or negative effect on periodontal regeneration by comparing the use of a novel modified perforated collagen membrane with a traditional cell occlusive barrier membrane. Methods: Twenty ...
Punga Rohit R Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Vyas Dental College & Hospital, Jodhpur, Rajasthan India ; J-12/62 Rajouri Garden, New Delhi, 110027 - - 2013
Addressing the craniofacial anomaly of cleft lip and palate presurgically has been done since more than 50 years now, with a constant improvisation of the treatment protocols from time to time. The present study deals with a modification of the technique devised 16 years ago. The effect of nasal stents attached to ...
Inocêncio Faria Ana - - 2012
PURPOSE: To estimate the prevalence of preoperative periodontal defects and analyze 12-month spontaneous healing on the distal aspect of the mandibular second molar (M2) after impacted mandibular third molar (M3) extraction. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This prospective clinical study was conducted in 25 healthy young patients (21.03 ± 4.38 yr old) ...
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A systematic review was performed to identify randomized, controlled, clinical trials designed to study the efficacy of adjunctive antimicrobial therapy with periodontal treatment of chronic periodontitis in smokers. A search was carried out using the databases PubMed (using MeSH terms and free text), EMBASE, SCOPUS, and the Cochrane Central Register ...
Van Gerpen Jay A - - 2012
: To ascertain whether freezing of gait (FOG) and stride reduction (SR) may be relieved by the use of an attachable, adjustable laser (the Mobilaser). : Seven parkinsonian patients with FOG and SR were randomized in an open-label, randomized, cross-over clinical study at a tertiary referral center. The Mobilaser was ...
Denard Patrick J - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to clinically examine the relationship between rotator cable integrity and the presence of pseudoparalysis. A retrospective review was performed of a consecutive series of arthroscopic repairs of massive rotator cuff tears performed between January 2007 and June 2009. A total of 127 massive tears ...
Huerva Valentín - - 2012
To demonstrate the long term of follow-up of the recurrence rate after conjunctival autograft for pterygium surgery. A total of 112 patients operated for pterygium with conjunctival autografts and with more than one year follow-up were registered. Patients were called for voluntary examinations of their respective ocular surface statuses. Completing ...
Khanna Deepti - - 2012
The present study was undertaken to evaluate the effectiveness of the combination of hydroxyapatite and β-tricalcium phosphate bone alloplast with bioresorbable guided tissue regeneration membrane for the treatment of mandibular grade II furcation defects. A total of eight patients, four females and four males, in the age group of 18 ...
Hans Mayank - - 2012
Coenzyme Q(10) is a well studied antioxidant in medical literature, but studies regarding its efficacy in periodontal diseases are few. Hence, the aim of this study was to test the efficacy of coenzyme Q(10) in the form of gel (Perio-Q) in patients with chronic gingivitis and periodontitis. A total of ...
Jaiswal Gagan R - - 2012
Gingival recession resulting in root exposure is a common problem faced by clinicians. This clinical study compared the results obtained by treating gingival recession using enamel matrix derivative (Emdogain gel(®)) along with coronally positioned flap and coronally positioned flap alone. Twenty patients with a total of 46 gingival recession defects, ...
Satyanarayana K V - - 2012
Background Aggressive periodontitis is a specific type of periodontitis with clearly identifiable clinical characteristics such as rapid attachment loss, bone destruction and familial aggregation. Regeneration of mineralized tissues affected by aggressive periodontitis comprises a major scientific and clinical challenge. In recent years some evidence has been provided that bioactive glass ...
Mansouri S Sadat - - 2012
The purpose of the present randomized clinical trial study was to compare the effectiveness of Bovine Porous Bone Mineral (BPBM) with and without Plasma Rich in Growth Factors (PRGF) in the treatment of mandibular Class II furcation defects. In seven patients, nine pairs of symmetric buccal or lingual mandibular class ...
Ceresnak Scott R - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: Identification of the site of a successful radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) for WPW may be subjective. OBJECTIVE: To develop an automated signal analysis program to predict a successful ablation site. METHODS: Patients who underwent successful RFCA for WPW from 2008-2010 at our center were analyzed. Inclusion criteria: Age < ...
Arterburn David E - - 2011
The decision to have bariatric surgery should be based on accurate information on possible risks and benefits of all treatment options. The goal of this study was to determine whether a video-based bariatric decision aid intervention results in superior decision quality compared to an educational booklet. We conducted a prospective, ...
Kelly K P - - 2011
Obese children have attended weight loss camps and residential programmes for more than 40 years. This paper provides the first systematic review of the effects of those programmes. Twenty-two studies met inclusion criteria (targeted and assessed change in weight status, minimal stay of 10 days and nights). Similar components across ...
Fournel I - - 2010
The effectiveness of intraoperative povidone-iodine (PVI) application in the reduction of surgical-site infection (SSI) remains controversial. This meta-analysis was performed to assess the effect of intraoperative PVI application compared with no antiseptic solution (saline or nothing) on the SSI rate. The meta-analysis included randomized controlled trials that compared intraoperative PVI ...
Maeda Y - - 2010
BACKGROUND:: The aim of the study was to identify the incidence of suboptimal therapeutic responses and adverse events associated with sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) for faecal incontinence, and to determine their influence on treatment outcome. METHODS:: Prospectively collected data from 176 patients who underwent SNS were reviewed retrospectively. Patient variables ...
te Riele W W - - 2010
BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to evaluate the results of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) in patients lost to follow-up. METHODS: Patients lost to follow-up were identified from a consecutive cohort of 495 patients who underwent LAGB between November 1995 and September 2006. These patients were asked to ...
Chalmers R T A - - 2010
This study evaluated the safety and haemostatic effectiveness of a fibrin sealant (EVICEL(™) Fibrin Sealant (Human)) during vascular surgery. This prospective randomized controlled trial compared the haemostatic effectiveness of fibrin sealant (75 patients) or manual compression (72) in polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) arterial anastomoses. The primary endpoint was the absence of bleeding ...
Carli F - - 2010
BACKGROUND: 'Prehabilitation' is an intervention to enhance functional capacity in anticipation of a forthcoming physiological stressor. In patients scheduled for colorectal surgery, the extent to which a structured prehabilitation regimen of stationary cycling and strengthening optimized recovery of functional walking capacity after surgery was compared with a simpler regimen of ...
Welsch T - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) is a common complication after pancreatoduodenectomy. The International Study Group of Pancreatic Surgery (ISGPS) definition of DGE has not been evaluated and validated in a high-volume centre. METHODS: Complete data sets including assessment of gastric emptying were identified from a database of patients undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy ...
Bajwa H - - 2010
To compare the results of radiofrequency thermal ablation versus 'cold steel' excision, for supra-auricular excision of preauricular sinus. Prospective study. Observations included recurrence, intra-operative bleeding, operation time and ease of dissection. Tertiary referral hospital. Sixty cases of preauricular sinus were assigned randomly to two groups (30 cases each). Group one ...
Broeders J A - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Non-erosive (NERD) and erosive (ERD) gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) show similar severity of symptoms and impact on quality of life (QoL). Prospective data on long-term outcomes of antireflux surgery in NERD are lacking. METHODS: Subjective and objective 5-year outcomes of Nissen fundoplication were compared in 96 patients with NERD ...
Munitiz V - - 2010
BACKGROUND: This study assessed the feasibility of a protocol-driven written clinical pathway for multidisciplinary postoperative management after oesophagectomy for oesophageal neoplasia, and examined whether the application of such a protocol could shorten hospital stay and reduce postoperative morbidity and mortality. METHODS: Consecutive patients undergoing transthoracic oesophagectomy for oesophageal neoplasia were ...
O'Hare J L - - 2010
BACKGROUND: This trial compared outcomes after foam sclerotherapy in patients wearing compression bandaging for 24 h or 5 days after treatment. METHODS: Consecutive patients with primary uncomplicated varicose veins were randomized after foam sclerotherapy treatment. The primary endpoint was 6-week Aberdeen Varicose Vein Severity Score (AVVSS) and Burford pain score. ...
Ahmed J - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols are often criticized for being difficult to implement outside clinical trials. This audit evaluated compliance with an ERAS protocol and compared it with that during a trial. METHODS: Compliance was audited by case-note review of 100 consecutive patients undergoing colorectal surgery. This was ...
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