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Kok Kenneth - - 2012
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: : Sclerotherapy has become first line treatment for most venous malformations and some lymphatic malformations. We aimed to measure our sclerotherapy treatment success using 3% sodium tetradecyl sulphate (STD) and describe our experience. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Retrospective five year review (Jan 04-09) of children with vascular malformations ...
Jamal Nausheen - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: (a) To evaluate the efficacy of doxycycline as a percutaneous sclerotherapy agent in pediatric head and neck macrocystic lymphatic malformations (LM) and (b) to review the literature with regard to recent developments in the treatment of lymphatic malformations using sclerotherapy. METHODS: We reviewed the medical records and imaging studies ...
Mai H M - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of intralesional injection of pingyangmycin for the treatment of microcystic lymphatic malformations (LMs) in the tongue. METHODS: Eighteen patients with tongue microcystic LMs were treated with intralesional injection of pingyangmycin. The concentration of the drug was 1 mg/mL with an addition of dexamethasone. ...
Shaker Olfat G - - 2012
Objectives. This study evaluated IL-17 and IL-11 in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) of generalized chronic periodontitis (GCP) and generalized aggressive periodontitis (GAgP) patients in relation to periodontopathic bacteria. Subjects and Methods. GCF samples were collected from 65 subjects including 25 CP, 25 GAgP, and 15 controls (C) and analyzed for ...
Kadkhoda Z - - 2012
Systemic antibiotics and locally applied antimicrobial agents have been suggested to enhance clinical parameters. Patients exhibiting aggressive periodontitis in particular benefit from adjunctive antibiotic therapy. The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the effect of local antibiotic therapy with metronidazole adjunctively to scaling and root planning (SRP) in the ...
Harris Matheson A - - 2011
: To describe the use of amniotic membrane for reconstruction of large medial canthal defects. : Four cases of medial canthus resection of cutaneous malignancies were reconstructed using amniotic membrane to cover exposed sclera and orbital fat, combined with other reconstructive techniques including titanium plating and myocutaneous flaps. : Complete ...
Nakamae Atsuo - - 2010
This study aimed to evaluate the biomechanical function of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) remnants in anteroposterior and rotational knee stability in patients with a complete ACL injury. ACL remnants were classified into 5 morphologic patterns: group 1, bridging between the posterior cruciate ligament and tibia; group 2, bridging between the ...
Hammoud Sommer - - 2010
The purpose of this systematic review is to assess the current recommendations in an evidence-based manner with regard to posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction. We conducted a systematic review of multiple databases, evaluating studies on the outcomes of PCL treatment in isolation and in the multiligamentous injured knee. Twenty-one studies ...
Campanacci Laura - - 2010
Reconstruction of distal femur or proximal tibia in growing patients is a challenge for the high rate of complications and limb length discrepancy at the end of growth. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of children affected by high-grade osteosarcoma of the knee region, reconstructed ...
Gumus Koray K Ocular Surface Center, Cullen Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, - - 2010
To evaluate cross-sectional areas of conjunctivochalasis and tear meniscus using Fourier-Domain RTVue-100 optical coherence tomography (OCT) before and after conjunctival cauterization and to evaluate inter- and intraobserver reliability. Prospective, nonrandomized, consecutive case study. A total of 12 eyes of 7 patients with conjunctivochalasis (aged 56 to 87) were evaluated. After ...
Hart Joseph M - - 2011
Quadriceps strength and activation may play an important role in the recovery from ACL revision surgery. The purpose of this study was to describe quadriceps strength and central activation ratio (CAR) and correlate with radiographic findings in patients with ACL revision surgery. Twenty-one patients who were on average 47.5 ± 21.1 months [range: ...
Spindler Kurt P - - 2011
The predictors of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) outcome at 6 years as measured by validated patient-based outcome instruments are unknown. Certain variables evaluated at the time of ACLR will predict return to sports function (as measured by the International Knee Documentation Committee [IKDC] questionnaire and the Knee injury and ...
Sampson Sarah N - - 2010
To evaluate: (1) an arthroscopic technique for transection of the collateral sesamoidean ligament (CSL); and (2) the healing response using magnetic resonance (MR) and microscopic examination. Experimental study. Adult horses (n=6). Six sound horses with normal front foot radiographic and MR examinations were used. Lameness examination was performed before surgery ...
Mariani P P - - 2011
The objective of this study was to evaluate the mid-term results of a new technique for the arthroscopic repair of MPFL after an acute patellar dislocation (APD). The series included 17 patients (11 men and 6 women) with a first episode of acute patellar dislocation; treated over a period of ...
Jansen Hendrik - - 2011
To evaluate a possible beneficial effect of low-energy nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) on cartilage in moderate and severe posttraumatic osteoarthrosis in the rabbit using a macroscopic and a histological grading system. Following transection of the anterior cruciate ligament of both knees in 24 skeletally mature New Zealand White rabbits, we ...
Ahlén Martina - - 2011
The aim of the study was to compare the results 2 years after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using a hamstring tendon (HT) autograft in patients operated within 5 months after the injury (Group A) and patients operated more than 24 months after the injury (Group B). Sixty-one patients (27 women, 34 men), ...
Seo Hee-Soo - - 2011
A posterior root tear of the medial meniscus disrupts hoop tension and causes extrusion of the meniscus, which results in progressive cartilage degeneration. To identify the structural integrity of healing after arthroscopic repair of a posterior root tear of the medial meniscus by second-look arthroscopy and to determine the clinical ...
Shultz Sandra J SJ Department of Kinesiology, Applied Neuromechanics Research Laboratory, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1408 Walker Ave, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402, - - 2010
Changes in anterior knee laxity (AKL), genu recurvatum (GR) and general joint laxity (GJL) were quantified across days of the early follicular and early luteal phases of the menstrual cycle in 66 females, and the similarity in their pattern of cyclic variations examined. Laxity was measured on each of the ...
Kim Sang Bum - - 2011
To investigate the clinical, radiologic, and arthroscopic findings of pullout repair in medial meniscus root tear (MRT) and to compare the results of pullout repair and partial meniscectomy. This study enrolled 58 consecutive patients with medial MRT who underwent partial meniscectomy (M group, n = 28) or pullout repair (R ...
Anderson Libby - - 2010
The aim of this study was to show that repair of posterior radial tears and horn detachments of the lateral meniscus is possible and to assess the outcomes. A retrospective review of 24 patients who had repair of a posterior defunctioning tear of the lateral meniscus combined with anterior cruciate ...
Greenberg David D - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament are the most common surgically treated knee ligament injury. There is no consensus regarding the optimal graft choice between allograft and autograft tissue. Postoperative septic arthritis is an uncommon complication after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. The purpose of this study was to compare ...
Barrett Gene R - - 2010
The purpose was to analyze outcomes of nonirradiated, fresh-frozen bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) allograft anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in patients aged under 40 years with regard to activity level (Tegner score). Between 1993 and 2005, 111 patients, aged under 40 years, underwent primary, nonirradiated, fresh-frozen BPTB allograft ACL reconstruction and ...
Pelletier Jean-Pierre - - 2011
to investigate over a 1-year period in dogs that underwent extracapsular stabilization surgery (ECS) following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) transection: whether reconstructive surgery could prevent osteoarthritis (OA) progression and whether treatment with the bisphosphonate tiludronic acid (TA) could improve the chronic evolution of OA structural changes. ACL transection was performed ...
Magnussen Robert A - - 2011
Many clinical studies and systematic reviews have compared the short-term (2 years) outcomes of ACL reconstruction with hamstring and patellar tendon autograft. Few differences have been observed, with the exception of increased kneeling pain with patellar tendon grafts. The goal of this systematic review is to determine whether there are differences ...
Kinugasa Kazutaka - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of patient age on the morphology of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) graft after ACL reconstruction, as well as to investigate the relation between morphology and clinical outcomes. Anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction by use of autogenous semitendinosus tendon graft was performed ...
Sobhy Mohamed Hassan - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and clinical outcome of a new posterior approach for the known outside-in technique for repair of tears of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus (PHMM). First, a cadaveric study was performed on 6 cadaveric knees to assess the safety ...
Fraschini Gianfranco - - 2010
Surgical treatment of chronic complete acromioclavicular (AC) joint dislocation is still debated and no gold standard surgical procedure has been identified. A retrospective series of 90 patients treated for AC dislocations is reported here. Patients were divided into three groups: group 1 receiving AC reconstruction with a Dacron vascular prosthesis; ...
Cain E Lyle EL - - 2010
The anterior bundle of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is the primary anatomical structure providing elbow stability in overhead sports, particularly baseball. Injury to the UCL in overhead athletes often leads to symptomatic valgus instability that requires surgical treatment. Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction with a free tendon graft, known as ...
Pritchett James W - - 2011
Four-hundred forty patients underwent staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty using a different prosthesis on each side. Prostheses used were anterior-posterior cruciate-retaining (ACL-PCL), posterior cruciate-retaining (PCL), Medial Pivot (MP), posterior cruciate-substituting (PS), and mobile bearing (MB). At the 2-year evaluation, we asked "Which is your better knee overall?" Responses were as ...
Lee Dae-Hee - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of a radial tear on degenerative medial meniscus posterior horn tear extrusion and to identify predictors of medial meniscus extrusion. We reviewed the records of 102 knees with medial meniscus posterior horn tears and degeneration that underwent a partial meniscectomy. ...
Herbort Mirco - - 2010
Lateral meniscectomy contributes to early-onset osteoarthritis. Biomechanical properties of sutures repairs for complete radial meniscal tears remain unknown. Double horizontal suture techniques for repair of radial meniscal tears with a shorter distance from the meniscal rim provide significantly higher structural properties than do comparable single-suture techniques with a wider distance ...
Courvoisier Aurélien - - 2011
Our purpose was to evaluate the clinical and radiological outcome at maturity of an « adult-like » transphyseal anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction performed in skeletally immature patients using four-strand hamstring graft. The records of all skeletally immature patients who underwent transphyseal ACL reconstruction between 2004 and 2006 at our institution were reviewed. Inclusion ...
Fisher Brent - - 2010
We systematically reviewed the evaluated efficacy of medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction, rehabilitation, and patient outcomes for safely returning patients to sports. We performed a literature search using the Ovid Medline database from 1950 to present, as well as the SportDiscus and CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health ...
Mae Tatsuo - - 2010
Our purpose was to clarify the clinical outcomes at 2 years after anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with 20 N of the initial tension, which was the minimally required initial tension to perform the reconstruction successfully according to our previous report about the pre-tension necessary to restore the ...
Jacobi M - - 2010
We investigated the role of a functional brace worn for four months in the treatment of patients with an acute isolated tear of the posterior cruciate ligament to determine whether reduction of the posterior tibial translation during the healing period would give an improved final position of the tibia. The ...
Monaco Edoardo - - 2010
Septic arthritis after arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a rare but potentially serious complication. Several different options have been proposed to treat this condition. Our study aims to report the clinical, radiological, and sports activity results using our original protocol based on outpatient irrigation of the knee as ...
- - 2010
Revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction has worse outcomes than primary reconstructions. Predictors for these worse outcomes are not known. The Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Group was developed to perform a multisurgeon, multicenter prospective longitudinal study to obtain sufficient subjects to allow multivariable analysis to determine predictors of clinical ...
Sonnery-Cottet Bertrand - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical and operative characteristics of cyclops lesion in a consecutive series of patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) double-bundle reconstruction. Included were 387 patients who underwent an ACL double-bundle reconstruction with quadriceps or hamstring tendons and were followed up at 6 ...
Kim Sung-Jae - - 2011
Valgus high tibial osteotomy (HTO) has been recommended for ligament stability and enhanced function after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in varus-angulated knees. However, it is not clear whether HTO should be performed in patients undergoing ACL reconstruction who have primary varus knees without medial compartment arthrosis. We therefore asked ...
González-Lucena Gemma - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the functional and radiographic results on a midterm basis, as well as complications, in an initial series of meniscal allograft transplantations performed with suture fixation without any bone block. A series of 33 meniscal allograft transplantations were performed at our institution from ...
Lee Yong Seuk - - 2011
During post-operative rehabilitation for posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction, flexion is limited to 90° for the first 6 weeks, and hamstring strengthening is initiated at 3 months because of static stability. The posterolateral corner sling (PLCS) procedure is frequently performed with PCL reconstruction to help alleviate posterolateral rotator instability, and it is ...
Seon Jong Keun - - 2011
Several biomechanical studies have supported placing the femoral tunnel at a low position (10 or 2 o'clock) to achieve anterior and rotational knee stabilities after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. However, no firm consensus has been reached regarding the merits and demerits of ACL reconstruction using a low femoral tunnel ...
Vasiliadis Haris S - - 2011
The aim of our current study is to present the 12.6 years' follow-up results in patients with cartilage lesions of the patellofemoral joint, treated with autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) with the use of periosteum. Ninety-two patients having patella or trochlea lesion participated in this study. Lysholm and Tegner questionnaires were completed ...
Shen Guangsi - - 2012
The aims of this study were to analyze the preliminary clinical effects of arthroscopic reconstruction of posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) using Ligament Advanced Reinforcement System (LARS) artificial ligament. It is hypothesized that LARS artificial ligament is a safe and effective choice for PCL reconstruction, providing good knee stability. Forty-one patients ...
Choi Nam-Hong NH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Eulji Medical Center, Seoul, Korea. - - 2010
Radial meniscal tears historically have been treated by partial meniscectomy, although they are more biomechanically detrimental than longitudinal tears. Clinical results after meniscal repair for radial tears of the midbody of the lateral meniscus have been reported rarely. Level of evidence, 4. Fourteen consecutive patients who had radial tears of ...
Branch T P - - 2011
To compare objective measures of in vivo joint laxity between patients treated with single-bundle (SB) or double-bundle (DB) anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions. Sixty-four patients matched by age, height, weight, and that had undergone unilateral SB or DB hamstring ACL reconstruction participated in this study. Bilateral anterior tibial translation (ATT) ...
Taketomi Shuji - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to know which tunnel-the anteromedial (AM) bundle or the posterolateral (PL) bundle-should be prepared first to create the 2 femoral tunnels accurately in anatomic double-bundle (DB) anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Thirty-four patients were divided into 2 groups of 17 depending on the sequence ...
Ferrari Silvano - - 2011
The objective of this study was to analyze our experience with donor site morbidity after harvesting a buccinator myomucosal island flap (BUMIF) for reconstructing surgical defects involving the tongue and floor of the mouth after oncological resections in 15 consecutive patients. Donor site morbidity was evaluated using 5 parameters: mouth ...
Kim Sung-Jae - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Despite its technical complexity, arthroscopic tibial inlay reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament has biomechanical advantages over transtibial procedures. The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical results of arthroscopic tibial inlay single-bundle and double-bundle techniques with those of the conventional transtibial single-bundle technique. METHODS: We evaluated ...
Mascarenhas Randy - - 2010
This study sought to compare patient-reported and objective outcomes in high-demand patients after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with either patellar tendon allograft or autograft by use of a matched-pairs case-control experimental design. Nineteen matched pairs were obtained based on gender (36.8% female patients), age (27.9 +/- 8.1 years in autograft ...
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