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Kim Ki-Tack - - 2012
The aim of this study was to determine whether anterior column support is required in Smith-Petersen osteotomy procedure with correction angles of more than 10°, while examining the subsequent healing patterns in relation to the disrupted area. An analysis was done on 26 segments of 19 patients who showed a ...
Guven Mehmet - - 2011
The aim of the study was to investigate the efficacy of 5-flourouracil/triamcinolone acetonide (5-FU/TA), carnitine and dexamethasone on wound healing in an animal model of tracheal injury. Twenty-eight rats underwent surgical injury of the tracheal mucosa and perichondrium under general anesthesia, and were randomized into four groups. Group I (the ...
Ozturan Seda - - 2011
Coronally advanced flap (CAF) technique and its modifications have been proposed in the literature. Low intensity laser therapy (LILT) is shown to increase wound healing. The aim of this split-mouth randomized controlled pilot study was to assess the effects of LILT with respect to root coverage after CAF procedure for ...
Lou Zhengcai - - 2012
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) treatment on traumatic perforation of the tympanic membrane at different time points. This is a prospective clinical study. Patients with traumatic perforations of the tympanic membrane were given a treatment of gelatin sponge + ...
Gethin Georgina - - 2011
Lymphoedema is a chronic, incurable, debilitating condition, usually affecting a limb and causes discomfort, pain, heaviness, limited motion, unsatisfactory appearance and impacts on quality of life. However, there is a paucity of prevalence data on this condition. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of lymphoedema among persons attending wound ...
Ogbemudia Alfred O - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: In corrective osteotomy, wound closure is undertaken with or without deflation of the tourniquet. Hypoxia from the tourniquet causes vasodilatation associated with reactionary haemorrhage and reduced haemoglobin concentration and possibly increased blood transfusion rate. Reactionary haemorrhage and related transfusion need can be reduced through vasoconstriction from adrenaline infiltration. METHOD: ...
Liu Ji - - 2011
PURPOSE: To report and discuss the three cases of patients with chronic non-healing wounds who underwent PRP therapy. METHODS: After thorough debridement and necessary dressing changes, 30-50ml of whole blood was drawn from the patient's vein, from which PRP was extracted and applied to the wound. Seven or ten days ...
Mehta Salil S Department of Ophthalmology, Lilavati Hospital and Research Center, Bandra Reclamation, Mumbai, India, - - 2012
A 28-year-old female patient with disseminated tuberculosis and choroidal tubercles on a regimen of systemic antitubercular therapy underwent fundus photography and optical coherence tomography (OCT). This was carried out monthly until complete healing of the tubercle was seen. The tubercle consisted of a central white-yellow core, consistent with choroiditis, with ...
Schuckert Karl-Heinz - - 2011
This article describes the development of a new surgical approach to periodontal treatment. Twenty patients who suffered from bone defects without existing bony walls due to adult periodontitis were treated in three different groups using methods of bone tissue engineering. At that time no surgical technique existed that could be ...
Sugamata Akira - - 2011
Abstract From 2006 to 2009 we treated nine cases (11 toes) with pincer nail deformity of the first toe, using phenol. There were 8 women and 1 man, age range 9-81 years (mean 51). They were followed up for 7-17 months (mean 12) and all reported improvement of the pincer ...
Yasmin Shakila - - 2011
Objective: To compare the effect of different suturing techniques in repeat caesarean section in terms of scar thickness, blood loss, operative time and scar dehiscence at the time of next caesarean section. Study Design: A randomized double blinded trial. Place and Duration of Study: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department of Bahawal ...
Gazzabin L - - 2011
The aim of this study was to assess a spray formulation containing colloidal silver and hyaluronic acid. Patients included in the study were divided in two separate groups: 30 patients had chronic wounds and 24 patients had superficial traumatic wounds. Applications were performed at intervals of 3-7 days, depending upon ...
Parlakgumus Alper - - 2011
: Monopolar electrocauterization produces thermal effects on neighboring tissues, causing tissue damage. Recently, tissue sealing-cutting devices, which are easy to use and achieve simultaneous selective sealing and cutting with less production of heat, have been used. : The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a tissue ...
Landry Gregory J - - 2011
To evaluate factors that predict healing and to assess functional outcome and survival following transmetatarsal amputations (TMAs) for forefoot gangrene. Retrospective case-control study. University hospital. All patients undergoing TMA from January 1, 2004, through December 31, 2010. Transmetatarsal amputations performed in all patients. Transmetatarsal amputation healing, ambulation, living status, and ...
Feldman-Idov Yulie - - 2011
Wounds of the lower extremities are a significant public health problem, being severe and costly to treat. Adjunctive treatment with hyperbaric oxygenation (HBOT) has proven to be a useful and cost-effective means of treating ischemic wounds, mainly in diabetic patients. To describe patients with ischemic wounds treated at the Rambam ...
Siddiqi Mohammad Salman - - 2011
Wound infection is one of the major complication post CABG that leads to prolonged length of stay and cost post surgery. Coronary artery bypass grafting is one of the most commonly performed operations in the world. The long saphenous vein harvested by traditional techniques is still widely used and caries ...
Sousa Fátima Aparecida Emm Faleiros FA Universidade de São Paulo, - - 2011
Lumbar epidural technique has been used in the treatment of lombosciatalgia since 1953. In most cases, methylprednisolone is used along with a local anesthetic, and it is not known whether the isolated use of methylprednisolone is equally effective in relieving symptoms. The objective of this study was to compare the ...
Schimmer Christoph - - 2012
Prophylactic retrosternal placement of a gentamicin-collagen sponge has been the subject of several recent clinical studies and is a matter of controversy. The present study is the first controlled, prospective, randomized, double-blind, single-center study to investigate the efficacy of a retrosternal gentamicin-collagen sponge in reducing sternal wound complications after heart ...
Tuttle Marie S - - 2011
Microbial infections delay wound healing, but the effect of the composition of the wound microbiome on healing parameters is unknown. To better understand bacterial communities in chronic wounds, we analyzed debridement samples from lower-extremity venous insufficiency ulcers using the following: conventional anaerobic and aerobic bacterial cultures; the Ibis T5000 universal ...
Metelmann Hans Robert - - 2011
Intention of the study (EudraCT No 2009-017418-56) is a proof of aesthetic benefit of triterpene treatment in superficial wounds. In an open, prospective, controlled, randomized, blindly evaluated multicentre phase II clinical trial a triterpene ointment (OG-S10) is compared intra individually with a state-of-the-art moist wound healing dressing (Mepilex(®)) in split ...
Yun Ji-Sup - - 2011
BACKGROUND Prediction of whether postoperative wound healing will result in a hypertrophic scar or keloid is difficult. Diverse treatment options have been developed in an effort to prevent excessive scar formation. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a 532-nm potassium titanyl phosphate (KTP) laser in the prevention of ...
Eassa Waleed - - 2011
PURPOSE: We objectively quantified the gain in urethral diameter and the effect of stenting after tubularized incised plate urethroplasty in a rabbit hypospadias model. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We created a hypospadias model in 12 New Zealand white male rabbits by excising the ventral urethra. A 3 cm tattoo line was ...
Simka Marian - - 2011
Invention of foam sclerotherapy has significantly changed the current phlebological practice. Compared with liquid sclerosants, obliterating foam is more efficient, especially for the closure of larger veins. This review discusses clinical aspects of foam sclerotherapy with a focus on its use for the treatment of venous leg ulceration, including the ...
Ulrich Dietmar - - 2011
PURPOSE:: The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of oxidized regenerated cellulose/collagen matrix on the concentration and activity of gelatinases, elastase, and plasmin in wound exudate. SUBJECTS AND SETTING:: The study included 32 patients with diabetic foot ulcers. Ten patients with a mean age of 66 ± ...
Boyer Sylvie - - 2011
Clinical manifestations of severe periodontitis are very often associated with tooth migration. The aim of this retrospective study is to evaluate dental bone support before orthodontic-periodontal treatment, at immediate postoperative, and long-term postoperative and to compare these results with those obtained from periodontal treatment alone. Fifteen patients (11 women and ...
Goto Osamu - - 2011
The relationship between the appearance of an ulcer and postoperative bleeding after gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is not well understood. To explore this potential relationship, we retrospectively analyzed the short-term healing process of ESD. A total of 520 consecutive lesions in 434 patients seen between January 2004 and December ...
Tollefson Travis T - - 2012
To determine the effectiveness of treating scars with microporous paper tape or silicone gel sheeting (SGS) in preventing hypertrophic scarring. Forty hypertrophic scars were induced in a validated rabbit ear model. Wounds were randomized and bandaged for 30 days with either SGS (20 wounds), paper tape (20 wounds), or untreated ...
Hasanadka Ravishankar - - 2011
For patients with end-stage critical limb ischemia (CLI) who have already suffered over an extended period of time, a major amputation that is free of wound complications remains paramount. Utilizing data from the American College of Surgeons, National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP), the objective of this report was to ...
Kobayashi Masaaki - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The healing process for artificial ulcers resulting from endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for gastric cancer is not understood. AIM: To clarify factors that promote healing and the additional healing effects of rebamipide, we conducted a randomized controlled trial to compare proton pump inhibitor (PPI) and combination PPI plus rebamipide ...
Qureshi Ali A - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Recently, shock wave therapy (SWT) has been investigated as an adjuvant therapy in the treatment of acute and chronic wounds. There are several devices with focused and unfocused shock waves that have been administered to a heterogenous group of wounds. Encouraging preclinical and clinical studies suggest that SWT may ...
Yurtçu Müslim - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of postoperative late and early feeding on the healing of experimental esophageal anastomosis (EA). METHODS: Twelve New Zealand rabbits were divided equally into 2 groups: late feeding (LF) and early feeding (EF). A 1-cm-length of the cervical esophagus was resected through a cervical incision, and ...
Hopkins Alison - - 2011
Non healing wounds of the lower limb continue to be a significant issue for both practitioners and patients. Failure of gold-standard management demands a creative response. This article describes the development of a novel and intuitive strapping technique overlying the compression bandage that appears to have an influence in healing ...
Schouten H J - - 2012
Static splinting therapy is widely considered an essential part in burn rehabilitation to prevent scar contractures in the early phase of wound healing. However, scar contractures are still a common complication. In this article we review the information concerning the incidence of scar contracture, the effectiveness of static splinting therapy ...
Kojima Takashi - - 2011
PURPOSE:To evaluate the effect of preoperative punctal plug treatment on early postoperative visual function and wound healing after laser epithelial keratomileusis (LASEK). METHODS:Punctal plugs were implanted into 188 eyes from 95 patients (plug group; 41 men, 54 women; mean age 30.8±6.6 years) before undergoing LASEK. Punctal plugs were inserted into ...
Robson Val - - 2011
The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of using Leptospermum honey in a randomised trial to reduce the incidence of wound infection after microvascular free tissue reconstruction for cancer of the head and neck. During the one-year study period 70 consecutive patients were admitted to the regional ...
López-Jornet Pía - - 2011
Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of topical curcumin on the healing of skin wounds produced by the CO(2) laser in an animal model. Methods: A prospective, randomized study was made of 90 mice assigned to three groups (30 animals per group), with the ...
Yonezawa Hisanobu - - 2011
The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of covering wounds to the tongue with a polyglycolic acid (PGA) sheet and fibrin glue. Eighteen mature male Japanese white rabbits had a unilateral glossectomy involving an area 10mm×10mm×2mm. After glossectomy the tongues were covered with PGA sheets 8mm×8mm in ...
Hemmati Ali A - - 2011
In recent years, oxidative stress and free radicals have been implicated in impaired wound healing. Grape (Vitis vinifera) seed extract (GSE) possesses anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The present study was undertaken to assess the potential activity of grape seed hydroalcoholic extract in wound healing in rabbits. Rabbits of either sex ...
Chung Seok Won - - 2011
Background: The prognostic factors associated with structural outcome after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair have not yet been fully determined. Hypothesis: The hypothesis of this study was that bone mineral density (BMD) is an important prognostic factor affecting rotator cuff healing after arthroscopic cuff repair. Study Design: Cohort study; Level of ...
Czyz Craig N - - 2011
: The purpose of this study was to compare postoperative eyelid position using fibrin sealant versus suture for wound closure in Müller's muscle-conjunctiva resection ptosis repair. : One hundred ninety-six patients (367 eyelids) who underwent Müller's muscle-conjunctiva resection ptosis repair were divided into two groups: wounds closed with suture and ...
Barber F Alan - - 2011
To assess the effect of platelet-rich plasma fibrin matrix (PRPFM) construct augmentation on postoperative tendon healing as determined by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and clinical outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. A comparative series of patients undergoing arthroscopic rotator cuff repair was studied. Two matched groups of patients (20 each) ...
Young S - - 2011
Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of a medical device, Accel-Heal, which generates a low-intensity pulsed direct current, on the management of oedema in chronic leg ulcers, using high-frequency diagnostic ultrasound. Method: High-frequency diagnostic ultrasound (20MHz) with an axial resolution of 60um was used to assess the effect of an electrical ...
Wijewardena Aruna - - 2011
Chronic wounds arising from orthopedic surgery present a major clinical challenge. Osteomyelitis may develop from polymicrobial infection, which can be unresponsive to treatment and lead to amputation. Topical negative pressure (TNP) is an effective treatment in wound management and is now used worldwide. Activated protein C (APC) is an anticoagulant ...
Jia Shengxian - - 2011
 Many chronic wounds have a limited blood supply and contain necrotic tissue that must be debrided. The effect of col- lagenase, an enzymatic debriding agent, has been studied in acute but not in chronic wounds. The purpose of this in vivo study is to evaluate the effect of collagenase ...
Powell Richard J - - 2011
Cell therapy is a novel experimental treatment modality for patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) of the lower extremities and no other established treatment options. This study was conducted to assess the safety and clinical efficacy of intramuscular injection of autologous tissue repair cells (TRCs). A prospective, randomized double-blinded, placebo ...
Dezaly C - - 2011
The principal study objective was to compare clinical results for arthroscopic repair of rotator cuff tear and acromioplasty-tenotomy in patients aged over 60 years. Repair provides better clinical results than isolated acromioplasty-tenotomy. Shoulder function is improved when healing is obtained. One hundred and forty-two patients aged over 60 years (mean ...
Ayvazyan Artem - - 2011
BACKGROUND: We have developed a collagen-gelatin sponge (CGS) as a scaffold capable of the sustained release of bFGF to improve the healing process of the existing collagen scaffold. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of CGS impregnated with basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in palatal wound ...
Ojima Tomohiro - - 2011
BACKGROUND: If a transverse incision can be safely used for total knee arthroplasty (TKA), decreases in scar formation, reduced injury of the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve and improved kneeling motion will be observed. METHODS: We evaluated 95 patients (101 knees) on whom primary TKA was performed with follow-up ...
Contreras-Valdes Fernando M - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The delivery of radiofrequency (RF) energy to the posterior left atrium (LA) creates a risk for injury to the adjacent esophagus. Esophageal endoscopy (EGD) is used to screen patients at risk of esophageal thermal injury after RF ablation. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to analyze the macroscopic ...
Uludag Mehmet - - 2011
The use of electrocautery for tissue dissection is becoming increasingly popular, despite the associated risk of poor wound healing and excessive scarring. We conducted this study to compare the wound complications and early and late clinical results resulting from electrocautery versus the scalpel to create a cutaneous flap during thyroidectomy. ...
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