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Filardo Giuseppe G Biomechanics Laboratory, II Orthopaedics and Traumatology Clinic, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study aims to document the long-term results in a group of patients treated with arthroscopic mosaicplasty for knee cartilage lesions, both in terms of clinical outcome and joint degeneration progression, evaluated by radiographs. 26 patients (19 men and 7 women, mean age 29years, mean BMI 23) treated arthroscopically with ...
Lewinson Ryan T - - 2014
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) progression has been linked to increased peak external knee adduction moments (KAMs). Although some trials have attempted to reduce pain and improve function in OA by reducing KAMs with a wedged footwear insole intervention, KAM reduction has not been specifically controlled for in trial designs, potentially explaining ...
Geaney Lauren E LE Department of Orthopaedics, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, USA - - 2014
Hallux metatarsophalangeal (MP) joint arthrodesis for hallux varus is generally reserved for severe deformity, failed surgery or the development of osteoarthritis. The purpose of this study was to determine the radiologic results of arthrodesis of the hallux MP joint following treatment for hallux varus. Our hypothesis was that in the ...
Galli Melissa M MM Fellow, Foot and Ankle Reconstruction, Coordinated Health, Bethlehem, - - 2014
Arthrodiastasis of the calcaneocuboid joint after medial double arthrodesis has been described, but the extent remains unreported. We present our comparative findings after medial double and Lapidus fusion on the effects of the calcaneocuboid joint. Adults undergoing medial column fusion with internal fixation and a minimal clinical and radiographic follow-up ...
Valentino L A LA Rush University, Deerfield, IL, - - 2014
Prophylaxis prevents joint and other bleeding episodes in patients with haemophilia A. Development of new factor concentrates with longer circulating half-lives may encourage patients to start, continue or resume prophylaxis. The aim of this study was to compare the pharmacodynamic effect of a PEGylated full-length recombinant factor VIII (rFVIII) concentrate ...
Oldenburg J J University Clinic Bonn, Bonn, - - 2014
In patients with haemophilia A, factor VIII (FVIII) prophylaxis reduces bleeding frequency and joint damage compared with on-demand therapy. To assess the effect of prophylaxis initiation age, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was used to evaluate bone and cartilage damage in patients with severe haemophilia A. In this cross-sectional, multinational investigation, ...
Berlet Gregory C GC Fellowship Director for Advanced Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center, Westerville, - - 2014
Correction of valgus hindfoot deformity can be successfully achieved with arthrodesis of the subtalar and talonavicular joints through a single medial based incision. The advantages of medial double arthrodesis compared with the standard triple arthrodesis 2-incision approach include the absence of a lateral incision and a few degrees of residual ...
Schulze Scott M SM Delmarva Hand Specialists, 34434 King Street Row, Suite 2, Lewes, DE 19958 - - 2014
Dupuytren's contracture is a benign fibromatosis of the palmar and digital fascia of the hand of uncertain etiology, resulting in nodules and cords beneath the skin of the palm of the hands that may lead to the development of contractures. Surgical intervention is often considered when metacarpophalangeal (MP) joint contracture ...
Adams Julie E - - 2014
Elbow arthroscopy is a tool useful for the treatment of a variety of pathologies about the elbow. The major indications for elbow arthroscopy include débridement for septic elbow arthritis, synovectomy for inflammatory arthritis, débridement for osteoarthritis, loose body extraction, contracture release, treatment of osteochondral defects and selected fractures or instability, ...
Abdel M P MP Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota, 55905, - - 2014
Instability in flexion after total knee replacement (TKR) typically occurs as a result of mismatched flexion and extension gaps. The goals of this study were to identify factors leading to instability in flexion, the degree of correction, determined radiologically, required at revision surgery, and the subsequent clinical outcomes. Between 2000 ...
Prioreschi Alessandra - - 2014
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune condition that results in pain and disability. Patients with RA have a decreased functional ability and are forced into a sedentary lifestyle and as such, these patients often become predisposed to poor bone health. Patients with RA may also experience a decreased health ...
Ten Klooster Peter M PM Arthritis Centre Twente, Department of Psychology, Health and Technology, University of Twente, Arthritis Centre Twente, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Medical Spectrum Twente, Enschede and IQ Healthcare, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. - - 2014
The aim of this study was to identify baseline predictors of achieving patient-perceived satisfactory improvement (PPSI) in pain after 6 months of treat to target in patients with early RA. Baseline and 6 month data were used from patients included in the Dutch Rheumatoid Arthritis Monitoring remission induction cohort study. ...
Ikemura Shigeto S Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of tenascin-C (TNC) on the repair of full-thickness osteochondral defects of articular cartilage in vivo. We used a gellan-gellan-sulfate sponge (Gellan-GS) to maintain a TNC-rich environment in the cartilage defects. We implanted Gellan-GS soaked in PBS only (Group 1), Gellan-GS ...
DeVries J George JG Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Orthopedic and Sports Medicine, BayCare Clinic, Manitowoc, WI. Electronic address: - - 2014
Hindfoot fusion is capable of correcting hindfoot deformities. Typically, this has been done through triple arthrodesis. Recently, there has been some discussion of a double arthrodesis, sparing the calcaneocuboid joint. We compared the radiographic corrective ability of these 2 fusion techniques. A retrospective radiographic review was performed of 20 consecutive ...
Malerba Francesco F Unità Operativa II Divisione, Chirurgia del Piede, I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Ortopeedico Galeazzi Milano, Milano, - - 2014
Isolated tibiotalar fusion is the preferred choice for isolated end-stage arthritis, joint destruction after infection, talar avascular necrosis, Charcot neuroarthropathy, and joint replacement failure. Combined tibiotalar and subtalar joint fusion with an intramedullary nail can achieve better alignment and save patients from prolonged non-weightbearing. The purpose of the present study ...
Solheim Eirik E Department of Orthopaedics, Deaconess University Hospital, Haraldsplass, 5009, Bergen, Norway, - - 2014
To evaluate the long-term clinical outcome after microfracture treatment of focal chondral defects of the knee and to investigate possible early determinants of the outcome. A prospective cohort of 110 patients, treated with microfracture, was evaluated at a median of 12 years (range 10-14) by Lysholm score, VAS of knee function ...
Odeh Rabea R Al-Bashir Hospital, Amman, Jordan, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to analyse the clinical outcome of a modified Sever-L'Episcopo technique for release of contracted muscles and tendon transfer to restore function of the shoulder joint in patients with Erb's palsy. A case series was conducted from March 1988 to November 2009 for 19 patients. ...
Okamura Koichi - - 2014
Positron emission tomography (PET) with 2-[18F]-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (18F-FDG) can detect the presence of synovitis in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the findings of FDG-PET matched the conventional assessments of the disease activity score (DAS) 28, DAS28-CRP, simplified disease activity index (SDAI) and clinical ...
Caravaggi P P Movement Analysis Laboratory and Functional-Clinical Evaluation of Prostheses, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via di Barbiano 1/10, 40136 Bologna, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
Severe ankle arthritis is a life-limiting condition which often requires surgery. Ankle arthroplasty via artificial or "biological" reconstruction is a viable option in those patients who are not comfortable with arthrodesis. More functional studies are needed to compare the performance and outcomes of the two function-preserving arthroplasties. In this study ...
Yang Grace G From the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University, New York, New York, USA; Rheumatology Division, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec; Arthritis Centre, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario; Rheumatic Disease Unit, Institut de Rhumatologie, Montreal, Quebec; Rheumatology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto; Rheumatology, St. Joseph's Health Care, London, Ontario, Canada. The CATCH study was designed and implemented by the investigators and financially supported initially by Amgen Canada Inc. and Pfizer Canada Inc. through an unrestricted research grant since inception of CATCH. As of 2011, further support was provided by Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., United Chemicals of Belgium Canada Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada Co., AbbVie Laboratories Ltd., and Janssen Biotech Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson Inc.). G. Yang, MD, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Western Ontario; V.P. Bykerk, MD, FRCPC, Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University; G. Boire, MD, FRCPC, Rheumatology Division, Universite de Sherbrooke; C.A. Hitchon, MD, FRCPC, Arthritis Centre, University of Manitoba; J.C. Thorne, MD, FRCPC; D. Tin, BSc Pharm, Southlake Regional Health Centre; B. Haraoui, MD, FRCPC, Rheumatic Disease Unit, Institut de Rhumatologie; E.C. Keystone, MD, FRCPC, Rheumatology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto; J.E. Pope, MD, FRCPC, MPH, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Western Ontario, and Rheumatology, St. Joseph's Health Care. Address correspondence to Dr. Pope, 268 Grosvenor St., London, Ontario N6A 4V2, Canada. E-mail: janet.pope@sjhc.london.on.ca. Accepted for publication September 17, - - 2014
To assess the effect of socioeconomic status (SES) on outcomes in patients with early inflammatory arthritis, using data from the Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort (CATCH) study. In an incident cohort, 2023 patients were recruited, and allocated to low SES or high SES groups based on education and income. Outcomes at ...
Al-Moraissi E A EA Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Thamar University, Thamar, Yemen; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. Electronic address: - - 2014
A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to assess the clinical outcomes of the following four methods for the management of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis: gap arthroplasty (GA), interpositional gap arthroplasty (IPG) using the temporalis muscle, reconstruction of the TMJ using a costochondral graft (CCG), and alloplastic joint reconstruction (AJR) ...
Appasamy Malathy - - 2014
To report our clinical experience and propose a biomechanical factor-based treatment strategy for improvement of genu recurvatum (GR), in order to reduce the need for knee-ankle-foot orthosis (KAFO) or surgical treatment. Case series. Outpatient clinic of a Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in an academic medical center. Adult subjects ...
Lee K M KM Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam-si, South - - 2014
We sought to determine (1) whether change in the tibial plateau inclination (TPI) after high tibial osteotomy (HTO) is different from change in the knee joint line orientation (KJLO) relative to the ground; (2) whether, in varus knee OA patients before and after HTO, these radiographic measures are different from ...
Erhayiem Bara - - 2014
The incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is increased compared to the general population. Immune dysregulation and systemic inflammation are thought to be associated with this increased risk. Early diagnosis with immediate treatment and tight control of RA forms a central treatment paradigm. It remains unclear, however, ...
Dammerer Dietmar D Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 'Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria. Electronic address: - - 2014
To assess driving ability (brake response time [BRT]) with commonly used knee braces. Sixty-four healthy participants (32 women and 32 men) participated in our study. BRT was assessed using a custom-made driving simulator. We assessed BRT for 5 different commonly used knee braces (right leg) used in 9 different settings: ...
Debbi Eytan M EM Biorobotics and Biomechanics Laboratory, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 32000, - - 2014
Knee frontal (adduction/abduction) and sagittal (flexion/extension) moments have been implicated in the pathomechanics of knee osteoarthritis (OA). The aim of this study was to evaluate the change in the knee sagittal moment in a cohort of patients with knee OA undergoing a biomechanical training program. Twenty-five female patients with symptomatic ...
de Grauw J C JC Department of Equine Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan 112, 3584 CM Utrecht, the - - 2014
Intra-articular (IA) injection of corticosteroids with or without hyaluronate (HA) has been used for decades in equine practice for treatment of non-infectious synovitis and (osteo)arthritis. However, to date no large-scale randomised equine field trials have been reported that address the supposed superior clinical efficacy of the combination of corticosteroid + ...
Pedersen Elizabeth E Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Alberta, 11202 76th Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 0K1, Canada. E-mail address: - - 2014
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis often have degeneration of the ankle and ipsilateral hindfoot joints. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis undergoing total ankle arthroplasty have a higher risk of wound breakdown and infection. We compared intermediate-term clinical outcomes after total ankle arthroplasty in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and patients with noninflammatory arthritis. ...
Emery Paul P Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, - - 2014
To evaluate clinical remission with subcutaneous abatacept plus methotrexate (MTX) and abatacept monotherapy at 12 months in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and maintenance of remission following the rapid withdrawal of all RA treatment. In the Assessing Very Early Rheumatoid arthritis Treatment phase 3b trial, patients with early active RA ...
Younger Alastair S E AS Division of Distal Extremities, Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada BC's Foot and Ankle Clinic, St Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada - - 2014
Total hip and knee arthroplasty (THA and TKA) are accessible to patients with end-stage hip and knee arthritis in most health care systems. The availability of total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) to patients with end-stage ankle arthritis is often restricted because of prosthesis cost. Ankle fusion (AF) is often offered as ...
Harkey Matthew M Dept of Exercise and Sports Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, - - 2014
Altered neuromuscular function and decreased dorsiflexion range of motion (DFROM) have been observed in patients with chronic ankle instability (CAI). Joint mobilizations are indicated for restoring DFROM and dynamic postural control, yet it remains unknown if a mobilization can alter neuromuscular excitability in muscles surrounding the ankle. To determine the ...
Allen D D Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Agamemnon Street, Clydebank, G81 4DY, - - 2014
Although patients with a history of venous thromboembolism (VTE) who undergo lower limb joint replacement are thought to be at high risk of further VTE, the actual rate of recurrence has not been reported. The purpose of this study was to identify the recurrence rate of VTE in patients who ...
van der Zwaal P P Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Trauma, MC Haaglanden, Lijnbaan32, 2501 CK, The Hague, The - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the natural history of rheumatoid disease of the shoulder over an eight-year period. Our hypothesis was that progression of the disease is associated with a decrease in function with time. A total of 22 patients (44 shoulders; 17 women, 5 men, (mean ...
Ungor Cem C From the *Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey; and †Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Baskent University, Konya, - - 2014
Most of the patients treated for temporomandibular joint disorders constituted from the female population, and this situation is generally hypothesized and demonstrated in several studies. Arthrocentesis of the temporomandibular joint is a minimally invasive and effective treatment method in the management of patients with stage III and stage IV Wilkes ...
Feng Bin B Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100730, - - 2014
The long term outcome of patellar resurfacing in Chinese has not been well described. This study evaluated more than 10-year clinical outcomes and survivorship of patellar resurfacing or nonresurfacing in total knee arthroplasty. From January 1993 to December 2002, 265 patients accepted total knee arthroplasty in Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, ...
Yang Yong Y Department of Hand Surgery, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, Beijing 100035, - - 2014
Ligament reconstruction tendon interposition (LRTI) is the most commonly performed surgical procedure for first carpometacarpal joint osteoarthritis. The purpose of this study was to examine the radiographic and clinical outcomes of LRTI arthroplasty and document the clinical results based on metacarpal subsidence. From January 2008 to January 2011, 19 patients ...
Guidolin D D Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy. - - 2014
Joint disease reduces the rheological properties of synovial fluid, increasing the susceptibility of the articular cartilage to damage. Thus, a therapeutic strategy, called viscosupplementation, was proposed in which intra-articular injections of a suitable material are used to restore the viscoelastic properties of the synovial fluid. Solutions of high-MW native HA, ...
Bischoff Maria Jfj - - 2014
Anterior knee pain may occur after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Patellar resurfacing, which is considered to lower the incidence of anterior knee pain after TKA, remains controversial. In the present study clinical and radiological outcomes after TKA performed on patients with clinical and radiological signs of femorotibial and patellofemoral osteoarthritis ...
Aydin Ozlem O Department of Engineering Sciences, Middle East Technical University, 06800, Ankara, - - 2014
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease, which has no complete treatment with medication yet. Intraarticular hyaluronan (HA) injection can decrease pain and modify the natural course of OA. This study was designed to provide long term delivery of an MMP (matrix-metalloproteinase) inhibitor agent-doxycycline, together with matrix regenerative agent-chondroitin sulfate ...
Kim Kyung-Min KM Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
Application of cryotherapy over an injured joint has been shown to improve muscle function, yet it is unknown how ankle cryotherapy affects postural control. Our purpose was to determine the effects of a 20-min focal ankle joint cooling on unipedal static stance in individuals with and without chronic ankle instability ...
Guillemot Alexandre A École National Vétérinaire Toulouse, Toulouse, - - 2014
To evaluate variation in rima glottidis (RG) area and lack of epiglottic-glottic seal (LEGS) of the canine larynx associated with different suture anchor points in the arytenoid and cricoid cartilages, dissection of the cricoarytenoid joint capsule, section of the interarytenoid band, and disarticulation of the cricothyroid joint. Experimental study. Cadaveric ...
Shah Nilen A NA Department of Orthopaedics, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2014
A prospective comparative study was conducted to compare the mechanical axis post total knee arthroplasty (TKA) between two groups: In the first group of 100 knees (ASM group) Articular Surface Mounted navigation system was used to guide the distal femoral cut. In the second group of 100 knees (JIG group) ...
Ringold Sarah S Seattle Children's Hospital and Research - - 2014
Objective: Few data are available regarding the rates of serious adverse events and important medical events (SAEs, IMEs) outside of product based registries and clinical trials for juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). The Enhanced Drug Safety Surveillance Project (EDSSP) was developed to pilot a novel system to collect SAE/IMEs in children ...
Harris Joshua D JD Houston Methodist Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.; Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Chicago, Illinois, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to analyze patient-reported outcomes in those undergoing the triad of simultaneous osteotomy, meniscal transplantation, and articular cartilage repair. Patients undergoing simultaneous meniscal transplantation, distal femoral or proximal tibial osteotomy, and articular cartilage surgery by a single surgeon (B.J.C.) were analyzed. Meniscal transplantation was performed ...
Wang Bibo B Shanghai Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics, Shanghai, - - 2014
Patients with ankle arthritis often present with concomitant hindfoot deformity, which may involve the tibiotalar and subtalar joints. However, the possible compensatory mechanisms of these two mechanically linked joints are not well known. In this study we sought to (1) compare ankle and hindfoot alignment of our study cohort with ...
Ghassemi Jahani Shadi A SA Department of Orthopaedics, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden, - - 2014
Between 1959 and 1962, several children with multiple malformations were born after maternal intake of thalidomide during pregnancy, known as thalidomide embryopathy (TE). The aim of this study was to evaluate the malformations, their long-term effect on the function of the extremities and the development of degenerative osteoarthritis (OA) in ...
Sosdian L L Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Knee arthroplasty (KA) is recognized as an effective treatment of knee joint osteoarthritis and up to 90% of patients experience substantial pain relief. There has been no systematic review synthesizing the longitudinal changes in gait following KA. The aims of this systematic review were to determine the effects of KA ...
Leung Ying-Ying YY Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin, Hong Kong, - - 2014
The objectives of this paper are to evaluate the efficacy of a community-based lay-led Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP) among patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis and evaluate the effectiveness of "shared care collaboration" between hospital and community. We trained 17 lay leaders and recruited patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis via a ...
Yano Koichiro K Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women's Medical University , Shinjuku, Tokyo , - - 2014
Objectives. A self-administered foot evaluation questionnaire (SAFE-Q) was developed by the Japanese Society for Surgery of the Foot (JSSF). The aim of this study is to evaluate the validity and responsiveness of the SAFE-Q in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods. In total, 180 patients with RA answered the SAFE-Q. ...
Trudel Guy - - 2014
Knee flexion contractures prevent the full extension of the knee joint and cause disability. The etiology is not well defined. Extended periods of immobilization of joints lead to contractures difficult to completely reverse by rehabilitation treatments. Recovery of the complete range of motion without intervention has not been studied but ...
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