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Gurtner Geoffrey C - - 2011
OBJECTIVE:: To test the hypothesis that the mechanical environment of cutaneous wounds can control scar formation. BACKGROUND:: Mechanical forces have been recognized to modulate myriad biologic processes, but the role of physical force in scar formation remains unclear. Furthermore, the therapeutic benefits of offloading cutaneous wounds with a device have ...
Meyer Matthieu - - 2011
PURPOSE: The goal of this series was to evaluate the clinical and anatomical outcomes of all-arthroscopic rotator cuff tears repair at a mid-term follow-up, using MR arthrography in order to assess tendon-to-bone healing. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospective study included 29 patients (31 shoulders) presenting, according to Cofield classification, a ...
Xia Bing - - 2011
We performed this study to investigate the effects of recombinant human bone sialoprotein (BSP) on the proliferation and osteodifferentiation of human BMSCs(hBMSCs). The hBMSC cultures were divided into 4 groups: control group, 10(-10) M BSP group (BSP group), osteogenic medium group (10 nM dexamethasone, 10 mM β-glycerophosphate, and 50 mg/L ascorbic acid, OM group) ...
Elhassan Bassem - - 2011
BACKGROUND: To report the outcome of using local pedicled anconeus flap (LPAF) to cover soft tissue defects over the posterior aspect of the elbow. METHODS: Twenty elbows in 20 patients who had chronic soft tissue defects over the posterior aspect of the elbow that were managed with the use of ...
Akinyoola Akinyele L - - 2011
It is customary to administer prophylactic antibiotics before exsanguination of the limb and inflation of a tourniquet in extremity surgery. To compare the clinical outcome in lower limb operations when prophylactic antibiotics were administered before versus after limb exsanguination and tourniquet inflation, we randomized patients to the administration of prophylactic ...
Mihara Kyomi - - 2011
PURPOSE: Videomicroscopy has simple and prompt operability, and useful in the burn depth assessment in its early phase. A burn wound is, however, a dynamic environment in the first few days and the critical time to assess a burn wound by videomicroscopy has not been investigated. The aim of this ...
Schumann H - - 2011
Background:  Water-filtered infrared-A (wIRA) radiation can improve the healing of acute and chronic wounds both by thermal and thermic as well as by non-thermal and non-thermic effects. wIRA increases tissue temperature, oxygen partial pressure and perfusion. Objectives:  Investigation of the influence of wIRA on chronic venous stasis ulcers in an ...
Marco Milone - - 2011
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of cavity drainage in the surgical treatment of sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinuses. METHODS: The study was prospectively carried out in 803 patients randomized into two groups of respectively 401 and 402 patients. In the first group, primary excision and closure ...
Okushi Tetsushi - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: Nasal packing is used to control postoperative bleeding and wound healing, and it also exerts a very strong influence on the comfort of the patient. Sorbsan(®) (calcium alginate) is an absorbent packing that shows a potent hemostatic effect and is able to maintain wound surfaces in a moist environment ...
Fraccalvieri Marco - - 2011
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is becoming routine for the preparation of wounds prior to grafting for wound closure. We have been using both foam- and gauze-based NPWT to prepare wounds for closure prior to skin grafting and have obtained similar proportions of closed wounds; 7/7 for wounds treated with ...
Wohlfahrt Johan Caspar - - 2012
The osteoconductive potential of titanium is interesting from the perspective of periodontal surgery and reconstitution of osseous defects. The aim of the present consecutive case series is to evaluate a surgical strategy based on the use of porous titanium granules (PTG) in the treatment of Class II buccal furcation defects ...
Meyle Joerg - - 2011
Meyle J, Hoffmann T, Topoll H, Heinz B, Al-Machot E, Jervøe-Storm P-M, Meiß C, Eickholz P, Jepsen S: A multi-centre randomized controlled clinical trial on the treatment of intra-bony defects with enamel matrix derivatives/synthetic bone graft or enamel matrix derivatives alone: results after 12 months. J Clin Periodontol 2011; doi: ...
Bahr S - - 2011
Objective: To evaluate the wound debridement efficacy (that is, achievement of 100% granulation tissue on the wound bed) of a new monofilament fibre product (Debrisoft). Method: This multicentre, prospective, observational evaluation assessed the debridement efficacy, safety, patient comfort and user satisfaction of this new product. Time taken to perform the ...
Chuangsuwanich Apirag - - 2011
Controlling infection and promoting healing should be aims of pressure ulcer treatment along with improving a patient's general condition and relieving pressure. Many pressure ulcers present with cavities, tracks or a combination of these. A new silver mesh dressing (Tegaderm Ag Mesh dressing) has the ability to contour around and ...
Bor Elite - - 2011
The patient characteristics, risk factors, and outcome of penetrating keratoplasty (PK) wound dehiscence following late suture removal. Retrospective review of 207 cases of PK performed between 2005 and 2007 in Beilinson Hospital, Israel. Analysis of 207 patients who underwent PK revealed 4 cases (an incidence of 1.93%) that developed spontaneous ...
Yu Teng-Fei - - 2011
The non-operation treatment of intra-abdominal trauma guided contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) is one of the hottest research topic. Gelatin/thrombin/calcium (GTC) was developed as a novel haemostatic agent for non-operable intra-abdominal trauma. We hypothesized that GTC can achieve haemostasis (without the use of pressure) within a short time in a large ...
Kowalske Karen J - - 2011
Burn rehabilitation cannot be reviewed without a significant focus on the hand. Although the surface area of the hand is only 3%, the functional consequences cause extreme impairment. A comprehensive team approach from initial evaluation through long-term follow up is essential to maximize the functional outcome in this population.
Thatte Shreya - - 2011
Ocular surface disorders (OSD) are challenging to treat. They can introduce serious morbidity and might even lead to visual loss. In such situations, keratoplasty remains the last option. Amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) has been shown to be effective in the management of ocular surface pathologies. The aim of the study ...
Jackson Erin E - - 2011
We performed 2 studies to assess the function and longevity of a novel intraosseous catheter device. For study 1, 9 goats were assigned to 3 groups (intraosseous catheter in the proximal humerus, intraosseous catheter in the proximal tibia, or standard jugular catheter). Devices in the tibia remained in place for ...
de Almeida Maria Cristina Simões MC Departamento de Anestesiologia of UFSC; Physician of Hospital Universitário of - - 2011
Continuous wound infusion has been investigated as a method of postoperative pain control and its efficacy has been demonstrated when compared to saline infusion. The objective of this study was to compare the quality of postoperative analgesia, the use of opioids as rescue analgesia, patient satisfaction, and the incidence of ...
Santuzzi Cíntia Helena - - 2011
Low level laser therapy and cyclooxygenase-2 (ICOX2) selective inhibitors have been widely used to modulate inflammatory response; however, their effect on wound reepithelialization are not well understood. To evaluate the isolated and combined effects of low level laser therapy and ICOX2 in the reepithelization of skin incisional wounds in mice. ...
Qu Liang - - 2011
To observe the therapeutic effect and safety of using the hooked needle-shaped knife to treat the stenosing tenovaginitis of flexor digitorum. Sixty outpatients were divided into a treatment group of 30 cases treated by using the hooked needle-shaped knife, and a control group of 30 cases treated by block therapy. ...
Broeders J A - - 2011
A positive symptom association probability (SAP) is regarded as an important selection criterion for antireflux surgery by many physicians. However, no data corroborate the relationship between symptom-reflux association and outcome, nor is it clear what impact a negative SAP has on the outcome of antireflux surgery in patients with abnormal ...
Karagiozoglou-Lampoudi T - - 2011
Patients with caustic substance ingestion are usually referred to surgery departments where endoscopic evaluation is the first step towards appropriate treatment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of conservative management of caustic substance ingestion in a pediatric department setting following a standard protocol including ...
Yuhas Jennifer - - 2011
Prepulse inhibition (PPI) may useful for exploring the proposed shared neurobiology between idiopathic autism and autism caused by FXS. We compared PPI in four groups: typically developing controls (n = 18), FXS and autism (FXS+A; n = 15), FXS without autism spectrum disorder (FXS-A; n = 17), and idiopathic autism ...
Leelavathi M - - 2011
Topical antiseptics are commonly used in the management of minor wounds, burns, and infected skin. These agents are widely used by health professionals and are often self-prescribed by patients as they are easily available over-the-counter. This case illustrates a 73 year old man who presented with a non-healing wound on ...
Banerjee Purnajyoti - - 2011
Multimodal wound infiltration with local anesthetics, adrenaline, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents can lower the opiate intake, reduce the length of stay, and enhance early mobilization after total hip arthroplasty (THA). A retrospective review of 204 patients undergoing primary THA was undertaken. One hundred two patients had their wounds infiltrated with ...
Yalçın Levent - - 2011
The aim of this study was to assess different tendon suture techniques from the perspectives of both tensile strength and early active mobilization. In this study, we implemented repairs on 40 flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) tendons, acquired from fresh frozen cadavers. The tendons were divided into 5 groups of 8 ...
Martini Patrizia - - 2011
A total of 227 patients (mean age 41.3 years, 52% females) with at least one second-degree superficial cutaneous burn of thermal origin of a smallest transverse diameter ≥20 mm and a largest transverse diameter ≤90 mm were randomised to receive the topical application of aqueous extract of Triticum vulgare (Fitostimoline) in two ...
Harrison Margaret B - - 2011
Objective: To determine the relative effectiveness of evidence-informed practice using two high compression systems: four-layer (4LB) and short-stretch bandaging (SSB) in community care of venous leg ulcers. Design and Setting: Pragmatic, multi-centre, parallel-group, open-label, randomized controlled trial conducted in 10 centres. Cognitively intact adults (≥18 years) referred for community care ...
Brandão Alexandre Malta - - 2011
To evaluate the influence of sepsis in the process of wound healing in the abdominal wall. 40 rats divided into two groups of twenty animals: group of study (E) - septic, and the control group (C) - not septic. The two groups were divided into subgroups of 10 to be ...
Neto Luiz Gonzaga do Nascimento - - 2011
Lectins are a structurally heterogeneous group of highly specific carbohydrate-binding proteins. Due to their great biotechnological potential, lectins are widely used in biomedical research. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the healing potential of the lectin of Bauhinia variegata (nBVL) and its recombinant isoform (rBVL-1). Following surgical ...
Le Duff Michel J - - 2011
A retrospective analysis of 1000 hips in 838 patients was conducted to determine the efficacy of alterations made throughout the series to the prophylactic protocol used to minimize the incidence of heterotopic ossification (HO) after hip resurfacing. Four groups were determined following the initiation of these changes. Initially, the patients ...
Singh Onkar - - 2011
Biological dressings like collagen are impermeable to bacteria, and create the most physiological interface between the wound surface and the environment. Collagen dressings have other advantages over conventional dressings in terms of ease of application and being natural, non-immunogenic, non-pyrogenic, hypo-allergenic, and pain-free. This study aims to compare the efficacy ...
Ravari Hassan - - 2011
The rate of wound infection after appendectomy without antibiotic prophylaxis is 10%-30%. The role of prophylactic antibiotic therapy in nonperforated appendicitis is still controversial. Metronidazole is against anaerobic organisms and its bioavailability after oral and parenteral administration has been shown to be similar. The objective of the present study is ...
Arenberger Peter - - 2011
A new technological approach for supplying hypoxic chronic wounds with oxygen is a moist wound treatment with aqueous solutions containing tissue compatible oxygen binders. This facilitates diffusion of oxygen, necessary for the healing process, from the surroundings (room air through an open-porous wound padding) into the ulcerous tissue. A product ...
Baria Jyoti - - 2011
Healing of vrana (wound) is either primary or secondary by nature. Secondary healing requires more attention than primary healing. Basically, two things, shodhana (making free from undesirable healing factors) and ropana (closure of wound), are desirable for proper healing. Many drugs have been described in classics for healing, but none ...
Daher Robert J - - 2011
Tendon ruptures are common sports-related injuries that are often treated surgically by the use of sutures followed by immobilization. However, tendon repair by standard technique is associated with long healing time and often suboptimal repair. Methods to enhance tendon repair time as well as the quality of repair are currently ...
Muangman Pornprom - - 2011
The Bactigras(®) paraffin tulle coated with chlorhexidine is normally used for the treatment of donor-site wounds in burn patients who received split-thickness skin grafts in several centers. It has some disadvantages, such as adhesion to wound surfaces and pain from the irritation caused by this dressing. The Telfa AMD(®), a ...
Eskes Anne M - - 2011
Donor site wounds after split-skin grafting are rather 'standard' wounds. At present, lots of dressings and topical agents for donor site wounds are commercially available. This causes large variation in the local care of these wounds, while the optimum 'standard' dressing for local wound care is unclear. This protocol describes ...
Sarasúa J González - - 2011
Pressure ulcers are especially difficult to treat in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and recurrence rates are high. Prompted by encouraging results obtained using bone marrow stem cells to treat several diseases including chronic wounds, this study examines the use of autologous stem cells from bone marrow to promote ...
Ahmed Awad A - - 2011
Prolonged wound-discharge following total hip arthroplasty (THA) is associated with an increased risk of infection. However, the potential role of hypertension in prolonging the duration of wound healing in this population has not yet been investigated. The aim of the present study was to compare healing in this population that ...
Høgsberg Trine - - 2011
The last years of research have proposed that bacteria might be involved in and contribute to the lack of healing of chronic wounds. Especially it seems that Pseudomonas aeruginosa play a crucial role in the healing. At Copenhagen Wound Healing Centre it was for many years clinical suspected that once ...
Tóth Tamás - - 2011
Treatment and protection of wounds in horses can be challenging; protecting bandages may be difficult to apply on the proximal extremities and the body. Unprotected wounds carry an increased risk of bacterial contamination and subsequent infection which can lead to delayed wound healing. Topical treatment with antimicrobials is one possibility ...
Dumville Jo C - - 2011
Foot ulcers in people with diabetes are a prevalent and serious global health issue. Dressings form a key part of ulcer treatment, with clinicians and patients having many different types to choose from including hydrogel dressings. A clear and current overview of current evidence is required to facilitate decision-making regarding ...
Kapur Vanita - - 2011
Wounds expose a patient to serious hazards like wound infection, tissue destruction, disfiguring and disabling scars. Use of superoxidised solution (oxum) in infected wounds, ulcers, diabetic wounds, abcesses, burns reduced morbidity and hospital stay with its early wound healing effect. To evaluate the effect of superoxidised water (Oxum) V/s povidone ...
Patwa Jagdish Jashwantlal - - 2011
In Buerger's disease conservative treatment is questionable. Arterial reconstructive surgery is not feasible and sympathectomy has limited role. Progression of the disease invariably leads to amputation. Ilizarov's method increases the vascularity of the ischaemic limb. Retrospective analysis of Ilizarov's technique in 60 patients was done. Immediate results took into account ...
Zingg Urs - - 2010
Patients with gastroesophageal reflux referred for fundoplication present with different symptom patterns. Previous studies have not analyzed the clinical outcome after fundoplication in patients stratified according to symptom patterns. Five hundred eighteen patients undergoing laparoscopic fundoplication were stratified according to reflux symptom patterns: group 1, regurgitation; group 2, poorly controlled ...
Illueca Marta - - 2010
Short-term treatment with a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) is effective for healing reflux esophagitis and improving reflux symptoms in pediatric patients. Our aim was to assess the efficacy and tolerability of maintenance PPI treatment after healing of reflux esophagitis in pediatric patients. Systematic searches of MEDLINE, Excerpta Medica database, and ...
Rantanen T - - 2011
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a risk factor for oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Although fundoplication cures reflux symptoms and oesophagitis, it remains controversial whether it is capable of preventing the development of oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Hsp27 and Hsp70 are associated with the development of cancer, whereas the effect of fundoplication on them is ...
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