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Tan Peng Chiong PC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Malaya, Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. - - 2012
To compare patient satisfaction and exclusive breastfeeding rates for patients discharged from the hospital on postcesarean day 1 (next day) or day 2. Healthy women admitted for planned cesarean delivery were randomized to day 1 or day 2 discharge. Postoperative assessment for suitability for discharge was based on defined criteria. ...
Moon Jeong Hee - - 2012
Rescue ICSI can induce a high rate of 3 pronuclei (PN) formation from double insemination in eggs already fertilized by IVF but lacking signs of normal pronuclear formation. This study was performed to determine whether the number of 3PN embryos could be reduced by using the polarization microscope for rescue ...
Fehring Richard J - - 2012
BACKGROUND: The aim was to compare the efficacy and acceptability of two Internet-supported fertility-awareness-based methods of family planning. STUDY DESIGN: Six hundred and sixty-seven women and their male partners were randomized into either an electronic hormonal fertility monitor (EHFM) group or a cervical mucus monitoring (CMM) group. Both groups utilized ...
Zeiler F A - - 2012
Stereotactic radiosurgery offers a unique and effective means of controlling cavernous sinus meningiomas with a low rate of complications. We retrospectively reviewed all cavernous sinus meningiomas treated with Gamma Knife (GK) radiosurgery between November 2003 and April 2011 at our institution. Thirty patients were treated, four were lost to follow- ...
Johnson David W - - 2012
Since the mid-1990s, early dialysis initiation has dramatically increased in many countries. The Initiating Dialysis Early and Late (IDEAL) study demonstrated that, compared with late initiation, planned early initiation of dialysis was associated with comparable clinical outcomes and increased health care costs. Because residual renal function is a key determinant ...
Vasudevan K - - 2012
The 129 mice are well recognized for their low fertility and it is speculated that this lack of fertility may be due to the oocyte condition. In this study we investigated superovulation regimens for the 129S1/SvImJ mouse strain to improve the oocyte quality and fertility rate of in vitro fertilization ...
Lundqvist Oscar O Department of Clinical Sciences/Ophtalmology, Umeå University, Umeå, - - 2013
To compare the mydriatic effect of intracameral mydriatics injected into the anterior or the posterior chamber in routine phacoemulsification cataract surgery. Forty-four patients planned for unilateral phacoemulsification surgery were included after informed consent. Mydriasis was achieved by injecting 150 μl of a mixture of phenylephrine 1.5% and lidocaine 1.0% at ...
Springer Alexander - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate orchidopexy patterns in Austria. MATERIAL AND METHODS: All boys with cryptorchidism who underwent orchidopexy (n = 19.998) in Austria between 1993 and 2009 were analyzed using the database Austrian Health Information System at the Austrian Federal Research and Planning Institute for Health Care. Regression models were constructed to examine ...
Cai Elijah Zhengyang - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Orbital reconstruction is a difficult procedure, success of which is dependent on the surgeon's experience. The lack of objective methods requires a fair amount of estimation is its execution. This study evaluates the efficacy of Kolibri (BrainLab, Munich, Germany), an intraoperative navigation device, in improving outcomes.From 2004 to 2009, ...
Dunavoelgyi Roman - - 2012
To evaluate the 3-year therapeutic benefit of intravitreal bevacizumab in neovascular related macular degeneration (nAMD) in a standard clinical setting involving 3 initial injections and a pro re nata regimen as recommended in the PRONTO study. In this interventional clinical study, 181 eyes of 160 consecutive patients with active neovascular ...
Vingolo Enzo M - - 2012
In this study we evaluated the efficacy of visual rehabilitation by means of two different types of biofeedback techniques in patients with age related macular degeneration (AMD). Thirty patients, bilaterally affected by AMD, were randomly divided in two groups: one group was treated with an acoustic biofeedback (AB group), the ...
Epstein David L - - 2012
To evaluate the efficacy of intraocular injections with bevacizumab over 12 months in patients with macular edema (ME) secondary to central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO). A prospective study including a randomized 6-month, sham injection-controlled, double-masked clinical trial followed by a 6-month open-label extension. Sixty patients with ME secondary to CRVO. ...
van Zeeburg Elsbeth J T - - 2012
BACKGROUND: The visual prognosis of submacular hemorrhages caused by a retinal arterial macroaneurysm (RAM) is poor if left untreated. The use of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) has frequently been reported to displace submacular hemorrhages from the foveal area in patients with age-related macular degeneration. This study aims to investigate ...
Moon Chan Hee - - 2012
PURPOSE: To investigate the association between automated perimetry, multifocal electroretinogram (mfERG) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) measurements in patients with advanced retinitis pigmentosa (RP). METHODS: Twenty-five patients with advanced RP were included. Central visual field sensitivity (VFS) was evaluated using an average of visual sensitivity value at central four test ...
Napier R J - - 2012
AIMS: Recent NHS reforms have incentivised reduction in length of stay, with the UK department of health expecting health trusts to reduce bed days and ultimately reduce overall costs. The aim of this study was to identify avoidable causes for protracted hospital admission following total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total ...
Li Xiaoxin - - 2012
To evaluate 2 different dosing regimens of intravitreal bevacizumab for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients in China. Multicenter, randomized, prospective, open-label clinical trial. One hundred eighty-five patients with active neovascular AMD, exclusion of a macular scar, choroidal neovascularization not resulting from AMD, and polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy. ...
Varma Rohit - - 2012
PURPOSE: To examine the impact of intravitreal ranibizumab on patient-reported visual function using the 25-item National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire (NEI VFQ-25) through 6 months in patients with macular edema (ME) secondary to branch or central retinal vein occlusion (RVO). DESIGN: Two multicenter, double-masked trials, which enrolled participants with ...
Singer Michael A - - 2012
The objective of this study was to determine if dexamethasone intravitreal implant 0.7 mg (Ozurdex; Allergan, Inc) with bevacizumab (Avastin; Genentech, Inc) therapy can be synergistic, providing further improvements in visual acuity, sustainability, and macular thickness when compared with dexamethasone intravitreal implant 0.7 mg alone. This is a prospective, interventional ...
Hemmi Koichiro - - 2013
Two different artificial insemination (AI) protocols were investigated to determine the effect of the time interval from the onset of estrus (as detected by a pedometer) to the AI on the conception rate in Japanese Black cows. Seventy-three cows were divided into two groups that received AI either after the ...
Mantel Irmela - - 2012
PURPOSE: To investigate the rhythm and predictability of the need for retreatment with intravitreal injections of ranibizumab for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). METHODS: This prospective study enrolled 39 patients with treatment-naïve nAMD. After three loading doses of intravitreal ranibizumab, patients underwent an intensified follow-up for 12 months (initially weekly, then ...
Campbell Robert J - - 2012
To assess whether stroke rates among patients with retinal disease were influenced by the rapid and sequential uptakes of bevacizumab and ranibizumab for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Population-based, time series analysis using encrypted, linked healthcare databases in Ontario, Canada. We included all patients aged 66 years or older with physician-diagnosed ...
Goto Teruhiko - - 2012
Purpose:  To compare the anatomic success between repair of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) with superior breaks and repair of RRD with inferior breaks, by performing primary vitrectomy and using similar techniques and the same gas. Methods:  Eighty-two consecutive eyes of 80 patients with RRD were included in this retrospective comparative ...
Yalcinbayir Ozgur - - 2012
Purpose: To investigate the relevance of the concentration of S100B in subretinal fluid (SRF) with the postoperative anatomical and functional success and proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) formation parameters in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD). Methods: Fifty-three patients (34 male, 19 female) were included in this prospective study. Study group consisted of 46 ...
Siegel Ruth Axer - - 2012
To report the functional and anatomical outcome of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) treatment for macular edema due to branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) in a clinical setting. The files of 45 patients treated with IVB for BRVO-induced macular edema at a tertiary medical center in 2007-2010 were reviewed. All received three ...
Axer-Siegel Ruth - - 2012
To investigate the visual and anatomical effects of intravitreal bevacizumab treatment of macular edema due to central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO). Data were collected by medical chart review for 35 consecutive patients (35 eyes) with CRVO-induced macular edema treated with intravitreal bevacizumab in 2007-2010 and followed for at least 6 ...
Zhour Ahmad - - 2012
Purpose  X-linked juvenile retinoschisis (XLRS) is the most common juvenile maculopathy in men and is caused by mutations in the gene encoding retinoschisin (RS1). Evidence in the literature on the therapeutic effect of carboanhydrase inhibitors (CAIs) to treat schisis formation in the retina has remained equivocal. Here, we evaluate the ...
Kang Hae Min - - 2012
BACKGROUND: To evaluate the baseline spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) characteristics of macular edema (ME) due to branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) for visual outcome after intravitreal bevacizumab injection. METHODS: Fifty-nine patients treated in one eye with intravitreal bevacizumab for ME due to BRVO were retrospectively reviewed. Stepwise multiple regression ...
Sharma Sanjay - - 2012
To compare the rate of serious ocular and systemic adverse effects of intravitreal bevacizumab and ranibizumab in the treatment of a variety of eye diseases. Retrospective chart review. Consecutive series of intravitreal injections of bevacizumab (n = 693) and ranibizumab (n = 891). Medical records of all patients receiving injections ...
Shehab Mohamed F - - 2013
The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a novel tooth/bony-supported virtual splint design to control the maxillary vertical, rotational, and anteroposterior intraoperative movements. A tooth/bone-borne splint was designed to position the osteotomized maxilla intraoperatively. Lateral cephalometric radiographs were obtained 1 week before the operation and 1 ...
Dell'Omo Roberto - - 2013
To compare anatomical, functional outcomes and complications of high-speed 25-gauge (G) pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) versus 20-G PPV for the management of primary inferior rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) associated to inferior breaks/holes. Eighty-five eyes from 85 patients with a minimum follow-up of 3 months were retrospectively evaluated. Forty-one patients underwent ...
Muether Philipp S - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Intravitreal injections of ranibizumab are the standard of care for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In clinical trials, comparable efficacy has been shown for either monthly injections or as needed injections upon monthly controls. Unlike in trial settings, treatment in clinical routine is often delayed by complex approval procedures ...
Daien Vincent - - 2012
Purpose. To evaluate the 12-month outcome and predictive factors of visual acuity (VA) changes following bevacizumab therapy for central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO). Methods. A total of 50 eyes from 50 patients with CRVO were consecutively included in this prospective study. Predictive factors were assessed by comparing baseline characteristics of ...
Lammert Alexander - - 2012
Obesity causes increased morbidity and mortality from metabolic and cardiovascular disease. We investigated the effect of bariatric surgery on endothelial dysfunction in retinal vessels as a marker of metabolic and cardiovascular risk in patients with obesity WHO III°.Thirty consecutive patients (19/11, w/m) were evaluated by anthropometry, lipid profile, and oral ...
Bacon Nicholas T - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Bacon, NT, Wingo, JE, Richardson, MT, Ryan, GA, Pangallo, TC, and Bishop, PA. Effect of two recovery methods on repeated closed-handed and open-handed weight-assisted pull-ups J Strength Cond Res 26(5): 1348-1352, 2012-The purpose of this study was to examine 2 recovery modalities (with and without an ice bag treatment) ...
Zebardast Nazlee - - 2012
Purpose: To report on the five-year follow-up of ranibizumab therapy for choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to angioid streaks (AS) in pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE). Methods: A 51-year-old patient with PXE presenting with macular CNV secondary to AS was treated with a series of intravitreal ranibizumab (0.5 mg) injections and followed for ...
Narayanan Raja - - 2012
To report the efficacy of 23-gauge (G) pars plana vitrectomy with silicone oil injection in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Retrospective chart review of consecutive patients with retinal detachment who underwent pars plana vitrectomy by one of two surgeons using distinct and consistent methods. All patients undergoing 23-G pars plana vitrectomy did ...
Narkbunnam Rapeepat - - 2012
The number of primary total knee replacement procedures has rapidly increased worldwide because of the high success rates. The incidence of failure of total knee replacements has concurrently increased. Determining the causes of failure is very important for devising treatment and plan for future prevention strategies. A retrospective study was ...
You Ja Young - - 2012
To evaluate the changes in choroidal neovascularization (CNV) after anti-VEGF therapy for treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) using spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD OCT). This retrospective study included 65 eyes of 65 patients with CNV secondary to AMD. All patients underwent SD OCT before and 4 weeks after ...
Yilmaz Taygan - - 2012
This systematic review assesses the effectiveness of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) versus a comparison group in the treatment of branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO)-associated macular edema, and explores its effects on visual acuity (VA) and central macular thickness (CMT). The authors searched the following databases: Medline (1950-October week 3, 2011), The ...
Ricker Lukas J A G - - 2012
PURPOSE: To investigate the potential of a combined assessment of clinical risk factors and biomarker profiling in the prediction of proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) after retinal detachment surgery. DESIGN: Retrospective case-control study. METHODS: Multiplex bead-based immunoassays were used for the simultaneous measurement of 50 biomarkers in subretinal fluid samples obtained from ...
Gallego-Pinazo Roberto - - 2012
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of intravitreal ranibizumab in the treatment of macular edema due to branch retinal vein occlusions (BRVO) with and without serous macular neuroretinal detachment (SMD). METHODS: Forty-nine eyes of 49 patients with macular edema due to branch retinal vein occlusion ...
Pinna Antonio - - 2012
Abstract Purpose: Optimal management of retinal vein occlusion (RVO) is still a matter of debate. The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate whether nadroparin calcium may play some role in the treatment of recent onset (≤3 weeks' duration) RVO. Methods: Twenty-four RVO patients were treated with subcutaneous nadroparin ...
Nomura Yoko - - 2012
Choroidal neovascularization (CNV) is well recognized as a complication of laser photocoagulation for central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC). However, little is known about its management. Two patients who developed iatrogenic CNV after laser photocoagulation for CSC. A single intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) injection was given in both cases. The best-corrected visual acuity ...
Oishi Akio - - 2012
PURPOSE: To investigate the long-term visual prognosis and progression of chorioretinal atrophy in patients with myopic choroidal neovascularization (mCNV) treated with intravitreal injections of bevacizumab. METHODS: Hospital-based, retrospective, cross-sectional study. In total, 22 patients (22 eyes) with treatment-naïve mCNV who underwent intravitreal injection of bevacizumab and were followed up for ...
Hufendiek Katerina - - 2012
Retinal angiomatous proliferation (RAP) is a variant of exudative age-related macular degeneration with particularly bad prognosis. The purpose of this work is to describe the long-term functional and morphological outcome of patients treated with intravitreal bevacizumab and ranibizumab. Retrospective case series of 16 eyes treated with bevacizumab and 19 eyes ...
Giansanti Fabrizio - - 2012
PURPOSE:: The purpose of our study was to determine the long-term visual and anatomic outcomes of photodynamic therapy in patients affected with choroidal neovascularization secondary to pathologic myopia. METHODS:: We retrospectively evaluated 43 eyes of 43 patients. Patients with pathologic myopia were included if they had received photodynamic therapy for ...
Shukla Dhananjay - - 2012
PURPOSE:: To describe the outcomes of vitrectomy for optic disc pit-related maculopathy with central outer retinal dehiscence. METHODS:: This prospective interventional case series included seven patients with optic disc pit with macular schisis and central outer retinal dehiscence who underwent vitrectomy with internal limiting membrane peeling, barrage laser photocoagulation, and ...
Battaglia Parodi Maurizio - - 2012
This study was designed to compare the effects of subthreshold laser treatment (STLT) with threshold laser treatment (TLT) in patients affected by symptomatic retinal arterial macroaneurism (RAM). Patients affected by symptomatic RAM, characterized by exudative manifestations involving the fovea and best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) worse than 20/80 Snellen equivalent, were ...
Lazzeri Davide - - 2012
Complications following facial cosmetic injections have recently heightened awareness of the possibility of iatrogenic blindness. The authors conducted a systematic review of the available literature to provide the best evidence for the prevention and treatment of this serious eye injury. The authors included in the study only the cases in ...
Choovuthayakorn Janejit - - 2012
To report the efficacy of intravitreal bevacizumab injection for advanced retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) patients. A retrospective chart review was performed for 19 advanced ROP patients (34 eyes), who had intravitreal bevacizumab injection between January 1, 2007 and July 31, 2009 at Chiang Mai University Hospital. The baseline characteristics including ...
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