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Donovan Luke - - 2012
Lateral ankle sprains have been shown to be one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries in both athletes and the recreationally active population. Moreover, it is estimated that approximately 30% of people who incur a lateral ankle sprain will sustain recurrent ankle sprains and experience symptoms of pain and instability ...
Jameson S S - - 2012
United Kingdom National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines recommend the use of total hip replacement (THR) for displaced intracapsular fractures of the femoral neck in cognitively intact patients, who were independently mobile prior to the injury. This study aimed to analyse the risk factors associated with revision of ...
Wang Yanbo - - 2012
Purpose: To evaluate the effectivity and safety of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) in the treatment of solitary kidney with staghorn stones in prone position or in completely supine position. Materials and methods: We retrospectively reviewed the records of 18 patients with staghorn stones in a solitary kidney treated with PCNL. 12 ...
Shelbourne K Donald - - 2012
Many surgical methods are used for treating malaligned patella after patellar dislocation, but one surgical method may not be appropriate for all patients. The purpose of this study was to determine the radiographic and subjective outcomes of patients who underwent imbrication of redundant medial structures. A total of 42 patients ...
Zeng Chao - - 2012
PURPOSE: The purpose of this meta-analysis was (1) to examine the effect of the tibial plateau slopes (medial and lateral) on anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and (2) to investigate gender differences between ACL-injured subjects and gender-matched controls. METHODS: The PubMed database was searched through to 1 November 2011 to ...
Ha Alice S - - 2012
The purpose of this study is to provide a radiographic outcome assessment of radial head arthroplasty in correlation with clinical outcomes and to determine whether there is an association between certain patient factors and clinical and radiographic outcomes. A 10-year retrospective review was performed to identify patients with metal radial ...
Mishra Amit - - 2012
The Bankart lesion represents the most common form of labro-ligamentous injury in patients with traumatic dislocations of the shoulder leading to shoulder instability. We report the clinical outcome of arthroscopic repair of Bankart lesion in 50 patients. Sixty five patients with posttraumatic anterior dislocation of shoulder were treated by arthroscopic ...
Lee Su Hyung - - 2012
We developed an inverse technique for tissue morcellation by modifying the conventional upward technique and then examined its safety and efficiency. From July 2008 to December 2010, a total of 389 consecutive patients treated with holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) were enrolled in this study. For tissue morcellation, ...
Osaki Tomohiro - - 2012
We investigated the effect of fucoidan, a sulfated polysaccharide, on acceleration of healing of experimental cartilage injury in a rabbit model. An injured cartilage model was surgically created by introduction of three holes, one in the articular cartilage of the medial trochlea and two in the trochlear sulcus of the ...
Ordoñez Carlos Alberto - - 2012
Early damage-control resuscitation (DCR) indicators have not been clearly discerned in patients with penetrating abdominal trauma. Our objective was to identify these clinical indicators that could standardize a DCR initiation policy in this subset of patients. Prospective data collection from January 2003 to October 2010 at a Level I trauma ...
Park Sandra H - - 2012
The optimal resuscitation algorithm remains elusive for patients with a large burn injury. Recent reports from the military support that larger burns that do not respond well to ongoing lactated Ringer's solution resuscitation may improve with the use of 5% albumin and vasopressors. We hypothesized that the use of 5% ...
Sporer Scott M - - 2012
Stabilization of a pelvic discontinuity with a posterior column plate with or without an associated acetabular cage sometimes results in persistent micromotion across the discontinuity with late fatigue failure and component loosening. Acetabular distraction offers an alternative technique for reconstruction in cases of severe bone loss with an associated pelvic ...
Tumlin James A - - 2012
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is characterized by deterioration in kidney function resulting in multisystem abnormalities. Much of the morbidity and mortality associated with AKI result from a systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS). This study described herein is a prospective, single-arm, multicenter US study designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy ...
Zak Lukas - - 2012
BACKGROUND:Cartilage injuries often occur during sports activities, and return to sports after cartilage surgery is an important outcome parameter for different treatment methods in the competitive as well as the recreationally active population. HYPOTHESIS:At the time of midterm follow-up after matrix-associated autologous chondrocyte transplantation (MACT), return to recreational sports at ...
Mateen Farrah J - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To compare the etiologies and clinical outcomes of patients in a persistent vegetative state (PVS) between a Chinese and US referral hospital. METHODS: A retrospective, observational study at the Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China and Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA (2001-2010) was performed. RESULTS: There were 36 ...
Figueroa David - - 2012
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to describe the clinical outcomes of patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) treated with arthroscopic surgery, documenting the associated injuries and defining the type of treatment selected for OA patients with different symptoms. HYPOTHESIS: Knee arthroscopy is effective for treating patients with symptomatic OA ...
Tapia-Pérez J H - - 2012
Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) often represents a devastating event despite maximal therapeutic efforts. Statins are drugs primarily used as cholesterol reducers with several pleiotropic effects that may result in neuroprotection. In this study, we assessed the continued use of statins after acute ICH. From January 2008 to October 2010, we ...
Serpa Neto Ary - - 2012
Lung-protective mechanical ventilation with the use of lower tidal volumes has been found to improve outcomes of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). It has been suggested that use of lower tidal volumes also benefits patients who do not have ARDS. To determine whether use of lower tidal volumes ...
Twal Miriam - - 2012
Cardiopulmonary bypass still often is a necessary tool in cardiac surgery in particular in the correction of congenital heart defects in small infants. Nevertheless, among the complications linked to extracorporeal circulation (ECC) with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) in both infants and adults one of the most serious problems is renal impairment. ...
Schirmer-Mikalsen K - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) treatment protocols have been introduced in the intensive care unit (ICU) to avoid secondary brain injury. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the deviations from such a treatment protocol and the frequency of extracranial complications, and relate these findings to outcome. METHODS: During a ...
Ungerleider Ross M RM Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Brenner Children's Hospital, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston Salem, NC, USA. - - 2013
The objective of this study was to describe characteristics and early outcomes across a large multicenter cohort undergoing coarctation or hypoplastic aortic arch repair. Patients undergoing coarctation or hypoplastic aortic arch repair (2006-2010) as their first cardiovascular operation in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database were included. ...
Ji Mu-Huo - - 2012
PURPOSE: We hypothesized that different patterns of biomarkers of brain injury and inflammation exist in aged patients with postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) after total hip-replacement with spinal anesthesia. METHODS: Eighty-three patients older than 65 years undergoing elective total hip-replacement surgery were enrolled in this prospective observational study. The CSF levels of ...
Walker Susan - - 2012
Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a congenital heart condition in which the right ventricle is exposed to cyanosis and pressure overload. Patients have an increased risk of right ventricle dysfunction following corrective surgery. Whether the cyanotic myocardium is less tolerant of injury compared to non-cyanotic is unclear. Heat shock proteins ...
Barber Bridget E BE Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, - - 2013
Plasmodium knowlesi commonly causes severe malaria in Malaysian Borneo, with high case-fatality rates reported. We compared risk, spectrum, and outcome of severe disease from P. knowlesi, Plasmodium falciparum, and Plasmodium vivax and outcomes following introduction of protocols for early referral and intravenous artesunate for all severe malaria. From September 2010 ...
Letourneau-Guillon L - - 2012
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:Contrast extravasation within spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage is a well-described predictor of hematoma growth, poor clinical outcome, and mortality. The purpose of this study was to assess the prognostic value of contrast extravasation in acute traumatic intracranial hematomas.MATERIALS AND METHODS:In our institution, CTA (including PCCT) is the primary screening ...
Sabat Dhananjaya - - 2012
PURPOSE: To compare the incidence, extent of sensory loss, its clinical effect and natural course caused by three different skin incisions used for autogenous hamstring graft harvest during anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. METHODS: One hundred and twenty patients who underwent hamstring graft harvest during ACL reconstruction, participated in the ...
Carrougher Gretchen J - - 2012
Pruritus (itching) is a common and distressing complaint after injury. The purpose of this study was to investigate self-reported postburn pruritus in a large, multisite cohort study of adult burn survivors. Descriptive statistics, general linear regression, and mixed model repeated measures analyses were employed to test statistical significance. Two cohorts ...
Kairaluoma P - - 2012
BACKGROUND: The rapid and short-acting local anaesthetic articaine is a feasible spinal anaesthetic for day-case open inguinal herniorrhaphy (OIH). We hypothesised that similarly to other spinal local anaesthetics, the addition of fentanyl may prolong articaine spinal analgesia without prolonging motor block. METHODS: We performed a randomised, controlled study in 100 ...
Yang Shih-Chieh - - 2012
STUDY DESIGN:: A retrospective study. OBJECTIVE:: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of percutaneous vertebroplasty (PV) for treating patients with symptomatic osteoporotic VCFs adjacent to lumbar instrumented circumferential fusion. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA:: Few studies have investigated adjacent vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) and their management following spinal fusion surgery for ...
Yunos Nor'azim Mohd - - 2012
Administration of traditional chloride-liberal intravenous fluids may precipitate acute kidney injury (AKI). To assess the association of a chloride-restrictive (vs chloride-liberal) intravenous fluid strategy with AKI in critically ill patients. Prospective, open-label, sequential period pilot study of 760 patients admitted consecutively to the intensive care unit (ICU) during the control ...
Maruta Toyoaki - - 2012
PURPOSE: We studied the effectiveness of human atrial natriuretic peptide (hANP) on management of acute kidney injury. METHODS: This retrospective single-center study included 43 patients from January 2007 to February 2010 who had undergone non-elective abdominal surgery for gastrointestinal perforation and ileus. Patients were separated into 2 groups according to ...
Steurer Marc P - - 2012
ABSTRACT: INTRODUCTION: The aim of this randomized controlled trial was to investigate whether volatile anesthetics used for postoperative sedation have any beneficial effects on myocardial injury in cardiac surgery patients after on-pump valve replacement. METHODS: Anesthesia was performed with propofol. After arrival in the intensive care unit (ICU), 117 patients ...
Kuusniemi Kristiina - - 2012
PURPOSE: Unilateral spinal anesthesia is beneficial in patients undergoing unilateral leg surgery. The direction and the shape of the spinal needle are thought to influence the unilateral distribution of the local anesthetic in the intrathecal space. Therefore, to study the effects of different spinal needles we compared the effects of ...
Ponce D - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Acute kidney injury (AKI) requiring dialysis in critically ill patients is associated with an in-hospital mortality rate of 50-80 %. Extended daily hemodialysis (EHD) and high volume peritoneal dialysis (HVPD) have emerged as alternative modalities. METHODS: A double-center, randomized, controlled trial was conducted comparing EHD versus HVPD for the treatment ...
Curey Sophie - - 2012
Object The objective of this study was to evaluate the ophthalmological outcome, nonvisual morbidity, and surgical complications after tuberculum sellae meningioma (TSM) removal using a superior interhemispheric approach. Methods In the last decade, 20 consecutive patients with TSM underwent operations using the superior interhemispheric approach. Visual acuity, visual field, and ...
Naqvi Gohar A - - 2012
BACKGROUND:Ankle syndesmotic injuries are complex and require anatomic reduction and fixation to restore the normal biomechanics of the ankle joint and prevent long-term complications. PURPOSE:The aim of this study is to compare the accuracy and maintenance of syndesmotic reduction using TightRope versus syndesmotic screw fixation. STUDY DESIGN:Cohort study; Level of ...
Scherner Maximilian - - 2012
Abstract  Background: We determined our 30-day results after transapical aortic valve implantation (TA-AVI) according to Valve Academic Research Consortium criteria, analyzed midterm outcome, and summarize our institutional learning experience. Methods: From February 2008 to July 2011, 150 high-risk patients underwent TA-AVI. Endpoints of this retrospective analysis were safety as indicated ...
Fu Wei-Jun - - 2012
Ureteral injury remains a major clinical problem; here we developed a biodegradable ureteral stent and compared its effectiveness with a double-J stent for treating ureteral injury. Eighteen dogs with injured ureters were subdivided into two groups. In group A, one injured ureter was treated with a biodegradable stent, whereas only ...
Piffaretti Gabriele - - 2012
BACKGROUND: This study analyzed the incidence and the predictive factors of postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) after thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) and evaluated the effect of AKI on postoperative survival. METHODS: Between November 2000 and April 2011, all consecutive patients undergoing TEVAR of the descending thoracic or thoracoabdominal aorta ...
Xiang Lei - - 2012
To study the effect of H2 gas on liver injury in massive hepatectomy using the intermittent Pringle maneuver in swine. Male Bama pigs (n = 14) treated with ketamine hydrochloride and Sumianxin II as induction drugs followed by inhalation anesthesia with 2% isoflurane, underwent 70% hepatotectomy with loss of bleeding ...
Ayestaray Benoit - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Head and neck lymphoedema secondary to jugular lymphadenectomy is a severe issue, without efficient solution. Successful treatment of lymphoedema of the upper and lower limbs has become possible with supermicrosurgical lymphaticovenular anastomosis. The technique based on two end-to-side anastomosis is named π-shaped lymphaticovenular anastomosis. We have evaluated this method ...
Généreux Philippe - - 2013
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with a poor prognosis after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). A paucity of data exists regarding the incidence and effect of AKI after TAVR using the new recommended Valve Academic Research Consortium criteria. At Columbia University Medical Center, 218 TAVR procedures (64.2% transfemoral, 35.8% ...
de Seigneux Sophie - - 2012
ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Experimentally, erythropoietin (EPO) has nephroprotective as well as immunomodulatory properties when administered after ischemic renal injury. We tested the hypothesis that different doses of recombinant human EPO administered to patients after cardiac surgery would minimize kidney lesions and the systemic inflammatory response, thereby decreasing acute kidney injury (AKI) ...
Jiang Shouyin - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Survival benefits of mild hypothermia in animals suffering from uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock (HS) may be influenced by trauma severity. We hypothesized that mild hypothermia would improve early outcomes based on our rabbit model of severe traumatic HS. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifty male New Zealand rabbits weighing between 1.6 and ...
Qian Bangping B Spine Surgery, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Zhongshan Road 321, Nanjing 210008, - - 2013
The rotation or translation of vertebrae in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients could cause the relative migrations of surrounding vital structures and lead to smaller safe zones for pedicle screw insertion. This study aimed to determine the changed relative position of trachea to spine in the proximal thoracic curve (T1-T4) ...
Blankenbaker Donna G - - 2012
Iliopsoas impingement is a new arthroscopic diagnosis that refers to an anterior labral injury caused by the iliopsoas tendon. Currently, there are no preoperative criteria to establish the diagnosis of iliopsoas impingement. The goal of this study was to determine whether there are imaging criteria that would identify iliopsoas impingement ...
Smith Justin S - - 2012
BACKGROUND:: Improved understanding of rod fracture (RF) in adult spinal deformity could be valuable for implant design, surgical planning, and patient counseling. OBJECTIVE:: To evaluate symptomatic RF after posterior instrumented fusion for adult spinal deformity. METHODS:: A multicenter, retrospective review of RF in adult spinal deformity was performed. Inclusion criteria ...
Gen-Long Jiao - - 2012
To evaluate the clinical efficacy of incising spinal pia mater to relieve pressure and unilateral open-door laminoplasty with internal screw fixation for treatment of the dated spinal cord injury.Methods From March, 2009 to July, 2010, 16 cases with chronic cervical cord injury underwent spinal dura mater incision and unilateral open-door ...
Shen Hua - - 2012
Transradial coronary intervention (TRI) introduces injury to the radial artery (RA) which will affect repeat transradial coronary procedure and the quality as a bypass conduit. We sought to compare the early radial injury after TRI between first-TRI and repeat-TRI by ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM). A total of 1116 patients who underwent ...
Mok Daniel - - 2012
To assess whether patients above 50 years of age, particularly female, would benefit from repair of their SLAP tears. Review of patients' records followed by telephone interview at a minimum of two years after surgery. Seventy-two consecutive patients who had their SLAP repaired were retrospective reviewed by an independent examiner. ...
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