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Yang Chenlu C Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Medical School of Tongji University, Shanghai, - - 2014
The surgical outcome of neurogenic tumours arising at the thoracic apex remains largely undefined. In this retrospective study, we compared the efficacy and safety of thoracoscopic surgery and thoracotomy for neurogenic tumours at the thoracic apex in 63 patients who received surgical treatment between 1992 and 2012 at our medical ...
Bonilla Rosa R Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust , London , United Kingdom - - 2014
Abstract Despite national guidelines in the UK, patients with low-grade periocular malignancies frequently wait a period of months for their surgery. We have devised a protocol of pre-treatment with an immune modulator in an attempt to reduce the tumour size whilst patients await surgery. We present a case series of ...
Tabuchi Sadaharu S Department of Neurosurgery, Tottori Prefectural Central Hospital, Tottori, - - 2014
Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is one of the most common diseases in neurosurgical practice, particularly among aged patients. With the continuing increase in the aged population, further increases in incidence are expected. However, few studies have focused on CSDH in super-aged patients over 90 years old. We retrospectively reviewed medical ...
Budohoski Karol P KP Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Addenbrooke's Hospital, University of Cambridge, Hills Road, CB2 0QQ, Cambridge, UK, - - 2014
The extent of hemodynamic disturbances following subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) varies. We aim to determine the prognostic implications of unilateral and bilateral autoregulatory failure on delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI) and outcome. Ninety-eight patients with aneurysmal SAH were recruited. Autoregulation was assessed using systolic flow index-Sxa. Interhemispheric difference in autoregulation was calculated ...
Park Kwang-Won KW Institute for Rare Diseases and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Korea University Medical Center, Guro Hospital, 148 Gurodong-ro, Guro-gu, Seoul, 152-703, Republic of Korea, - - 2014
Premature physeal closure of the proximal femoral physis has been reported in Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease (LCPD). However, the timing of its occurrence had not yet been reported. We proposed (1) to determine the timing of premature physeal closure in unilateral LCPD with serial radiographic evaluation, and (2) to evaluate the relationship ...
Foin Nicolas N From the International Centre for Circulatory Health, NHLI, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom (N.F., S.S., S.N., R.P., C.K., D.P.F., J.E.D., P.W.S.); National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore (N.F., P.W.); ThoraxCenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (J.L.G.-C., S.N., C.V.B., Y.O., H.M.G.-G., P.W.S.); Ludwig-Maximilian Universität, München, Germany (J.L.G.-C.); Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London, London, United Kingdom (R.T.); NIHR, BRU, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom (M.G., C.D.M.); and Cardialysis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (H.M.G.-G., - - 2014
Lack of re-endothelialization and neointimal coverage on stent struts has been put forward as the main underlying mechanism leading to late stent thrombosis. Incomplete stent apposition (ISA) has been observed frequently in patients with very late stent thrombosis after drug eluting stent implantation, suggesting a role of ISA in the ...
Vicente Diego A DA Department of Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, - - 2014
Voice alteration remains a significant complication of thyroid surgery. We present a comparison of voice outcomes between total thyroidectomy (TT), partial thyroidectomy (PT), and non-neck (NN) surgery using a multifactorial voice-outcomes classification tool. Patients with normal voice (n = 112) were enrolled between July 2004 and March 2009. The patients underwent ...
Vahtrik Doris D Institute of Exercise Biology and Physiotherapy, University of Tartu, 5 Jakobi Street, 51014, Tartu, Estonia, - - 2014
Due to the controversial information about postural stability in patients with lower limb joints osteoarthritis (OA), the following main questions are raised: how serious is the postural stability disturbance and which factors have an impact on postural stability before and after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Force plate was used to ...
Song Chang Myeon CM Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-Gu, Seoul, 133-792, South Korea, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to compare short-term and long-term sensory disturbance and discomfort after robotic thyroidectomy versus conventional open thyroidectomy. We compared 118 patients who underwent robotic thyroidectomy by a gasless unilateral axillobreast (GUAB) or axillary (GUA) approach with 176 patients who underwent conventional open thyroidectomy from April ...
Devoogdt Nele N 1 Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven-University of Leuven , Leuven, Belgium - - 2014
Abstract Background: Compared to volume/circumference measurements to diagnose lymphedema, thickening and disturbance of echogenicity of cutis and subcutis associated with the development of lymphedema is measured directly by ultrasonography. The aim of the present study was to investigate the evolution of thickness and echogenicity of cutis and subcutis of the ...
Mensink Gertjan G Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Amphia Hospital, Breda, The Netherlands; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Head: Prof. Dr. J.P.R. van Merkesteyn), Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of different splitting techniques, namely, "mallet and chisel" versus "spreading and prying", used during bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO) on postoperative hypoesthesia outcomes. We systematically searched the PubMed and Cochrane databases (from January 1957 to November 2012) for studies that ...
Alolayan Albraa Badr AB Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong - - 2014
To report the incidence of objective and subjective neurosensory disturbance (NSD) after orthognathic surgery in a major orthognathic centre in Hong Kong, and to investigate the risk factors that contributed to the incidence of NSD after orthognathic surgery. A retrospective cross-sectional study on NSD after orthognathic surgery in a local ...
Monnazzi Marcelo Silva MS Volunteer Professor, Araraquara Dental School, São Paulo State University, Araraquara, SP, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2013
The aim of this prospective study was to objectively evaluate inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) sensory disturbances in patients who underwent sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO) by comparing 1 side treated with a reciprocating saw with the other side treated with a piezosurgery device. Clinical evaluation of IAN sensory disturbance was ...
Zhong Wen-Huan - - 2013
More than 60 % nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients receiving the radical radiotherapy treatment will develop moist desquamation skin reaction at some time during the course of treatment. The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of Mepilex Lite dressings and the usual care in the healing of postirradiation dermatitis in ...
Truszczyńska Aleksandra A Professor A. Gruca Independent Public Teaching Hospital in Otwock, Department of Orthopaedics, Centre for Post-Graduate Medical Education in Otwock, - - 2013
Background. Total hip arthroplasty involves division of the joint capsule, which can cause receptor damage, affecting postural stability and increasing the risk of falls. The aim of this study was to determine whether postural stability can be disturbed by total hip arthroplasty from a postero-lateral approach. Material and methods. Static ...
Huang Chiung Shing - - 2013
The buccal cortical thickness (BCT) between the mandibular canal and the corresponding external cortical surface was compared in patients with and without neurosensory disturbance (NSD) after they underwent a bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO) to correct mandibular prognathism. This prospective cohort study was conducted in 146 patients (95 women, 65.1%; ...
Aleyasin Ashraf A Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Dr.Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is considered as one of the most disturbing sequels of surgeries under general anesthesia, which if not controlled appropriately increases post-operative morbidity, nursing burden, and general healthcare costs. In this study, we compared granisetron with its brand Kytril(®) and also with metoclopramide regarding PONV management. ...
Kaźmierczak Karolina - - 2013
Abstract Purpose: To determine the concentration of microelements in the blood of patients with a history of retrobulbar optic neuritis (ON). Materials and methods: We examined 36 patients (18-63 years of age) - 11 with demyelinating ON (Group 1) and 25 with isolated ON (Group 2) - all of whom ...
Kraus Tanja T Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics, Medical University of Graz, Austria. - - 2013
The long-term outcome of juvenile hallux valgus treated by a modified Austin procedure was investigated. The clinical (subjective, AOFA Scores) and radiological outcome (hallux valgus angles, intermetatarsal angles, position of the sesamoid bones and metatarsal index of 15 feet in 12 patients, aged 14 years and 2 months (SD +/- ...
Kim Dae Woo - - 2013
Postoperative wound healing status has not been considered in earlier studies on olfactory changes after surgery. This may be a factor accounting for the equivocal postoperative olfactory results. The aim of this study was to investigate postoperative olfactory results according to wound healing status. Fifty patients who underwent endoscopic sinus ...
Montaudié H - - 2013
Several markers of comorbidities and cardiovascular (CV) risk are disturbed in moderate to severe psoriasis (PsO). The effect of systemic treatments of psoriasis on these markers remains poorly understood. To study the frequency of disturbance of inflammatory parameters and markers of comorbidities and CV risk associated with moderate to severe ...
Kahilogullari Gokmen - - 2013
Olfactory disturbances could be observed following transsphenoidal pituitary surgeries. To our knowledge, no previous comparative studies on olfactory functions after transsphenoidal endoscopic and microscopic approaches have been performed. Prospective study comparing olfactory functions between endoscopic and microscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery. Twenty-five patients operated on with the endoscopic approach and 25 ...
Hsu Chao-Yuan - - 2013
Patients who suffer from hyposmia and anosmia report a negative effect on their overall quality of life. Smell disturbance of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) can improve after endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS). Although several studies have shown that 50-83% of patients may notice an improvement in olfactory function after ESS, ...
Starmer Heather M - - 2013
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Evaluation of long-term patient-perceived functional outcomes and quality of life (QOL) related to communication and eating with an emphasis on voice, speech production, and swallowing after cerebello-pontine angle (CPA) surgery. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cross-sectional study. METHODS: The MD Anderson Dysphagia Inventory (MDADI), Voice Handicap Index (VHI), and Facial Clinimetric ...
Kawakami Mamoru - - 2013
Study Design. Retrospective comparative cohort study.Objective. To compare clinical outcomes for lumbar spinal stenosis (≥ 3 levels) (LSS) treated with posterior decompression without exposing the paravertebral muscles (PVM) with outcomes from surgery with PVM exposure.Summary of Background Data. Exposure of the PVM can cause muscle injury and denervation, which may ...
Dexl Alois K - - 2013
<p>Purpose: To evaluate visual performance after implantation of a new diffractive aspheric multifocal intraocular lens (MIOL) with a +3.50 D addition power.</p><p>Methods: A total of 24 cataract patients were bilaterally implanted with the Diffractiva-aA MIOL in 2 ophthalmologic centers and followed for 6 months. Postoperative evaluations included visual acuities (VA) ...
Hasegawa T - - 2013
In this study we investigated the changes in the sensitivity of cutaneous points and the oral mucosa that occur after intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (IVRO). Additionally, postoperative changes in the sensitivity and the relationships between neurosensory disturbance and factors associated with IVRO operations were evaluated. An objective evaluation of the ...
Gkiougki Evangelia - - 2013
: To date, clinical experience with recombinant factor VIIa (rFVIIa) in neonates is rather limited because of the lack of controlled studies. ΑIM:: The objective of this study was to present further experience from our center with regard to the use of rFVIIa in newborns with severe bleeding or coagulopathy ...
Al-Ahmad Hazem T - - 2013
Sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO) can be associated with postoperative neurosensory disturbances. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of computer-assisted SSRO in reducing the incidence and severity of neurosensory alterations, using a surgical guide fabricated by computer-aided design and rapid prototyping (to guide bone cutting lateral to the inferior ...
Hon Kam Lun - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Atopic eczema or dermatitis (AD) is associated with atopy and is characterized by reduced skin hydration and an impaired skin barrier in the epidermis. We investigated the patient acceptability and efficacy of an emollient containing ceramide-precursor lipids and moisturizing factors (LMF) in AD. METHODS: Consecutive AD patients were recruited. ...
Oncel Mehmet Yekta - - 2013
Although moderate therapeutic hypothermia is the only proven neuroprotective therapy in neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy secondary to perinatal asphyxia (PA), there is lack of data for its effect on hemostasis. To investigate the effect of neonatal asphyxia on hemostasis and to evaluate the effect of whole body cooling on hematological ...
Mylonas Spyridon N - - 2013
Purpose : To present a systematic review and meta-analysis investigating the incidence of carotid artery stenting (CAS)-induced hemodynamic instability (HI) and to explore differences in periprocedural risk among patients with and without CAS-associated HI. Methods : Multiple electronic health databases were searched for all articles published between January 2000 and ...
Garg Pankaj - - 2013
AIM: A systematic review was carried out to analyze continence at two years or more after lateral internal sphincterotomy (LIS) for chronic anal fissure (CAF). METHOD: Pubmed, Medline, Scopus, Embase SCI database, Cochrane, Google Scholar were used to search the literature from 1969-2012 for studies reporting a follow up of ...
Li Guoyan - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Clinical experience suggests that anaesthesia using a combination of acupuncture and drugs can reduce the dosage of anaesthetics required for craniotomy, decreasing both the disturbance in physiological functions during the operation and postoperative complications and improving the rate of recovery. The aim of the present study was to investigate ...
Kakuda Wataru - - 2013
Abstract Objective: A double cone coil enables delivery of magnetic stimulation to leg motor areas and modulates neural activities of the areas. It is expected that combined application of facilitatory rTMS with the coil and physical therapy would improve walking function after stroke. The purpose of this study is to ...
Li Lian-Yong - - 2013
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether the dynamic hip immobilization is more favourable for lessening ischemic injury to the immature femoral head than a static immobilization. 152 Japanese white rabbits were divided into four groups randomly, and the hips were immobilized into "human" position (group A), "frog ...
Jiang Wei-Wei WW Department of Pediatric Surgery, Nanjing Children's Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210008, Jiangsu Province, - - 2012
To investigate the feasibility and the effectiveness of ileoileostomy in the region adjacent to the ileocecal valve, which can retain the ileocecal valve in infants. This is a retrospective review of 48 patients who underwent ileoileostomy in the region adjacent to the ileocecal valve (group 1) and 34 patients who ...
Bruckmoser Emanuel - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to analyze several factors regarding their possible influence on neurosensory disturbance (NSD) of the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO). STUDY DESIGN: We investigated the possible influence of sex, age at the time of surgery, total operating time, intraoperative ...
Nkenke Emeka - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Adjustable osteosynthesis miniplates are used to facilitate positioning of the mandible after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO) to avoid skeletal relapse and occlusal discrepancies. The short Obwegeser BSSO reduces neurosensory disturbances. Adjustable osteosynthesis plates suited for the Obwegeser BSSO are not commercially available. This study tested adjustable miniplates for ...
Gao Kanda - - 2012
Objective: The purpose of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the use of locked plating (LP) and retrograde nailing (RN) for treating extra-articular distal femoral fractures. Materials and Methods: From January 2004 to March 2009, 36 patients with extra-articular distal femoral fractures were surgically treated at our Trauma Center. The ...
Heggie A A C - - 2012
Beckwith Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is a rare, congenital overgrowth disorder that is characterized by macroglossia, anterior abdominal wall defects, visceromegaly, gigantism, and neonatal hypoglycaemia. Macroglossia may contribute to anterior open bite malocclusion with prognathism, speech articulation disturbances, drooling and the perception of intellectual disability. It was the purpose of this ...
Antonarakis Gregory S - - 2012
PURPOSE: To evaluate neurosensory disturbance of the inferior alveolar nerve, after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy, from before surgery to 1 year postoperatively, by quantitatively evaluating published data using Semmes-Weinstein monofilaments. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A literature search was conducted by use of PubMed, EMBASE, Scopus, Web of Science, CINAHL (Cumulative Index ...
Peng Edward W K - - 2012
B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) response early after a tetralogy of Fallot's repair remains unclear. BNP was measured pre- and post-operatively (immediately, day 1) in 18 children undergoing corrective repair with concurrent echocardiography (pre-, post-op day 1) to assess right ventricular (RV) systolic dysfunction, restrictive physiology, wall motion and pulmonary regurgitation ...
Monika - - 2012
Aim of this study was to see any effect on autonomic functions in menstrual disturbances patients after Yoga Nidra practice. The subjects for the study were 150 females with menstrual irregularities, 28.08 +/- 7.43 years of mean age, referred from department of Obstetrics and Gynecology CSMMU, UP, Lucknow. Subjects were ...
Riquet Marc - - 2011
OBJECTIVESLung cancer invading beyond the interlobar pleura, classified as T2a in the new TNM, is a rare entity with a poor outcome. Our purpose was a better understanding of the mechanisms of this particular behaviour and its prognostic value.METHODSPatients who underwent surgery between 1984 and 2007 were reviewed. We focused ...
Pacini Davide - - 2011
OBJECTIVESPrimary heart tumours are rare lesions with variegated histological types. We reviewed our 35 years experience with a significant number of primary benign cardiac tumour cases.METHODSThe patient database at University of Bologna was searched to identify patients with primary cardiac tumours between 1974 and 2009. Benign tumours were classified as ...
Wolf Olof - - 2012
There is little evidence to support immediate weight bearing after uncemented total hip arthroplasty (THA). Thirty-seven patients with unilateral osteoarthritis of the hip received a press-fit cup. Cup stability was assessed with radiostereometry (RSA) over five years. Patients were randomised to immediate full weight bearing, or partial weight bearing for ...
Bartolotta T V - - 2011
PURPOSE: The authors sought to assess the incidence of new foci of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) using multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in patients treated with radiofrequency ablation (RFA). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Two readers retrospectively reviewed by consensus the follow-up MDCT studies of 125 patients (88 men and 37 women; mean age ...
Barzaghi Lina Raffaella - - 2011
The objective of the study was to evaluate the preoperative visual field defect, the postoperative outcome and the possible prognostic factors in patients with pituitary macroadenoma, using a quantitative method (the mean deviation = MD), and to review the literature. A total of 73 patients, operated trough trans-sphenoidal approach, were selected, and ...
Kim Dongwook - - 2011
PURPOSE: The anatomical landmark for the anteroposterior (AP) axis of the proximal tibia and its variability was investigated in order to determine whether a certain landmark could be employed as a reference axis for the proximal tibia after the rotating platform mobile bearing and fixed bearing total knee arthroplasties (TKAs). ...
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