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Yassaei Sogra S Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, - - 2014
Development of white spot lesions on enamel is a significant and common problem during the fixed orthodontic treatment. Various preventive methods have been suggested. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the preventive potential of MI Paste Plus, Er: YAG Laser and combined under similar in vitro conditions against ...
Proulx-Gauthier Jean-Philippe JP Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University, - - 2014
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common cause of chronic arthritis in childhood. Intra-articular corticosteroids injections (IAS) are a safe and effective therapeutic option for affected children. The response of the ankle joint to IAS is thought to be less favourable than other joints. To date, little evidence is ...
Bakhshi Fateme F 1BSN, RN, Master Student, Yazd Cardiovascular Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran 2Cardiologist, Yazd Cardiovascular Research Center, and Assistant Professor, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran 3BSN, Yazd Cardiovascular Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran 4BS, Researcher, Yazd Cardiovascular Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran 5MSc, Research Manager, Yazd Cardiovascular Research Center, and Doctoral Student, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, - - 2014
Restoring patient homeostasis after coronary angiography, the gold standard diagnostic test for coronary heart disease is usually achieved by manual compression of the puncture site using a sandbag and prolonged bed rest. However, this process frequently results in patient complaints of back pain and discomfort. The aim of study was ...
Ganaie Muhammad - - 2014
Pleural Disease/Pneumothorax PostersSESSION TYPE: Poster PresentationsPRESENTED ON: Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 01:15 PM - 02:15 PMPURPOSE: Management of secondary spontaneous pneumothorax (SSP) is more complex than the primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP), often requiring multiple interventions. There is paucity of data comparing the efficacy of various treatment strategies in SSP. ...
Pavaskar Rajdeep R Lecturer, Department of Coservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Goa Dental College and Hospital , Bambolim, Goa, India - - 2014
This study evaluated the efficacy of 2% chlorhexidine (CX), calcium hydroxide (CH), Vitapex® (VP), linezolid (LZ), a combination of LZ with CH (LC) against Enterococcus faecalis (EF). EF strains were mixed with peptone water and the turbidity was adjusted to the McFarland's turbidity standard tube No: 0.5. The inoculum obtained ...
De Sousa-Amorim Erika E Nephrology, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, - - 2014
Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) is a severe complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD). Identification of patients at high risk for EPS ("EPS-prone") and delivery of appropriate interventions might prevent its development. Our aim was to evaluate the clinical characteristics and outcomes of all EPS and EPS-prone patients diagnosed at our PD ...
Thakur Anil A ESI Medical College Basaidarapur, New Delhi,, - - 2014
Infraclavicular (IC) approach of subclavian vein (SCV) catheterisation is widely used as compared to supraclavicular (SC) approach. The aim of the study was to compare the ease of catheterisation of SCV using SC versus IC approach and also record the incidence of complications related to either approach, if any. In ...
Shen Yaxing - - 2014
Late Breaking AbstractsSESSION TYPE: Slide PresentationPRESENTED ON: Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 09:00 AM - 10:00 AMPURPOSE: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) remained common following surgical resection of esophageal cancer. In this prospective randomized controlled trial (NCT01267305), we aim to compare the safety and efficacy between two anticoagulants applied in the prophylaxis ...
Smith W Cairns S - - 2014
The global prevalence of leprosy has declined from 5.2 million in the 1980 s to 200,000 today. However, the new case detection rate remains high: over the last 8 years, around 220,000-250,000 people have been diagnosed with leprosy each year. In June 2013, an international meeting was organised by the ...
Kurazumi Hiroshi H Department of Surgery and Clinical Science, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, - - 2014
Elderly patients are sometimes denied aortic arch surgery because of the perception of poor outcomes and an unacceptable quality of life (QOL). In this study, we evaluated the early clinical outcomes, long-term survival and QOL following surgical treatment for aortic arch disease in octogenarian patients. A total of 47 consecutive ...
Bryczkowski Sarah B SB Department of Surgery, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, - - 2014
Hospital-acquired delirium is a known risk factor for negative outcomes in patients admitted to the surgical intensive care unit (SICU). Outcomes worsen as the duration of delirium increases. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a delirium prevention program and determine whether it decreased the incidence ...
Christopoulos Georgios G VA North Texas Healthcare System and UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, - - 2014
Objectives: To examine the success and complication rates in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for chronic total occlusion (CTO) caused by in-stent restenosis (ISR). Background: PCI for in-stent total occlusive disease has traditionally been associated with low success rates. We sought to examine angiographic and procedural outcomes of patients who underwent ...
Howard Jennifer S JS Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, - - 2014
It is well established that autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) can require extended recovery postoperatively; however, little information exists to provide clinicians and patients with a timeline for anticipated function during the first year following ACI. To document the recovery of functional performance of activities of daily living following ACI. ACI ...
Griffin Tomas P TP Department of Endocrinology-Head & Neck Surgery, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork, - - 2014
IMPORTANCE Transient hypocalcemia is a well-recognized occurrence after total thyroidectomy. It has been hypothesized that underlying vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk of this complication, although to date there are few data in the literature supporting this hypothesis. OBJECTIVE To investigate whether perioperative vitamin D levels have any effect ...
Hofmeister Erik H EH Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, - - 2014
To determine the incidence of anesthesia patient safety incidents at a university teaching hospital, develop interventions to address the most common incidents, and determine the effectiveness of these interventions. Pre-post intervention observational. Four thousand, one hundred forty dogs and cats anesthetized by the anesthesia service. The study was divided into ...
Zand Farid F Shiraz Anesthesiology and Critical Care Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, - - 2014
Methylnaltrexone is a peripheral opioid receptor antagonist that does not cross the blood-brain barrier; so without interference with pain relief, it could reverse the peripheral opioid side effects such as constipation, pruritus, postoperative ileus, and urinary retention. This study has been designed to evaluate the effect of methylnaltrexone on postoperative ...
Biran Adam A London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, London, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Diarrhoea and respiratory infections are the two biggest causes of child death globally. Handwashing with soap could substantially reduce diarrhoea and respiratory infections, but prevalence of adequate handwashing is low. We tested whether a scalable village-level intervention based on emotional drivers of behaviour, rather than knowledge, could improve handwashing behaviour ...
Lim Ju Yong JY Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, - - 2014
Data comparing long-term results after percutaneous intervention with drug-eluting stents (DES/PCI) and coronary artery grafting (CABG) in diabetic patients (pts) with multi-vessel disease is conflicting. We have conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to help answer this issue. MEDLINE, WoS, and Scopus were systematically analysed to yield observational studies (OBS) ...
Roy Kallol Kumar KK Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
The aim of this prospective randomized study was to evaluate the efficacy of estrogen in preventing intrauterine adhesions following hysteroscopic septal resection and to investigate its effect on reproductive outcome. After hysteroscopic septal resection, 90 women received either estrogen or placebo (n = 45 per group) for 30 days. A second-look hysteroscopy ...
Li Wen-Hua WH Department of Cardiology, Affiliated Hospital of XuZhou Medical College, No. 99 Huaihai West Road, Xuzhou, 221002, China, - - 2014
Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is an important complication in the use of iodinated contrast media. The present study aimed to assess the safety and efficacy of prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) in prevention of CIN in patients with high-risk factors undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The study group consisted of 163 patients who ...
Honda Hirokazu - - 2014
Background: The present randomized study was designed to compare the efficacy between two active vitamin D analogs, alfacalcidol (ACD) and maxacalcitol (OCT), for the management of mild secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in dialysis patients. Methods: SHPT in all 32 patients analyzed in the study was initially treated with OCT. Once patients' ...
Bastos Gonçalves F F Department of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands; Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Direct additional therapy is advised for type-Ia endoleaks detected on completion angiography after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR). Additional intraoperative endovascular procedures are, however, often challenging or not possible, and direct open conversion is unattractive. The results of a selective, conservative strategy for patients with primary type-Ia endoleak has been analysed. ...
Piao Guanying G School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China ; Key Laboratory of Systems Biology, SIBS-Novo Nordisk Translational Research Centre for PreDiabetes, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, - - 2014
Here we aimed to study the effectiveness of dexmedetomidine as an anesthetic adjunct in surgery. A systematic evaluation was performed on published clinical trials. Major databases such as Medline database were employed to search and identify relevant studies and then Rev.Man 5 was used for meta-analysis as well as forest ...
Devereaux Philip J - - 2014
Worldwide, 200 million adults undergo major noncardiac surgery annually, and 10 million of these patients will have a major vascular complication. Low-dose clonidine and low-dose acetyl-salicylic acid (ASA) may prevent major perioperative vascular complications. We therefore initiated the POISE-2 trial to establish the perioperative effects of these 2 interventions. The ...
Takahara Mitsuyoshi M Department of Metabolic Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, - - 2014
We investigated the efficacy of once- and thrice-daily voglibose, an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor, as an add-on therapy to alogliptin, a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor, on glycemic control in Japanese type 2 diabetic patients. In this 12-week, parallel-group, randomized, open-label, three-arm trial, 151 participants treated with alogliptin were randomly allocated to the following ...
Konigstein Maayan M Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel, and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, - - 2014
Aims: To evaluate the clinical efficacy of the coronary sinus (CS) Reducer in attenuating angina severity in patients suffering from severe refractory angina. Methods and results: Patients with refractory angina, objective evidence of myocardial ischaemia and no option for revascularisation were treated with CS Reducer implantation at two medical centres. ...
Zhang Xiangmin - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of submandibular gland transfer for the prevention of xerostomia after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Using the randomized controlled clinical research method, 65 patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma were randomly divided into an experimental group consisting of 32 patients and a ...
Lee Cheol Whan CW Department of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, - - 2014
We evaluated the incidence and predictors of edge dissection of the calcified culprit plaque in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) or stable angina (SA). Calcified plaque is not rare in patients with ACS, and compliance mismatch may create edge dissection of the calcified plaque to trigger ACS. However, little ...
Saracoglu Seçkin S Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya, - - 2014
The effectiveness of axillary brachial plexus block (ABPB) performed using peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) alone was compared with PNS preceded by nerve localization using a pen device, enabling nerve mapping without puncturing the skin. Patients undergoing unilateral hand or forearm surgery suitable for ABPB were randomly assigned to receive either ...
Tanaka Chito C 1Department of Rehabilitation Science, Kobe University Graduate School of Health Sciences, Kobe, - - 2014
Objective:To clarify whether early occupational therapy for patients with acute schizophrenia improves their functional independence.Design:Quasi-experimental controlled study.Setting:A university hospital in Japan.Subjects:Forty-six out of 85 eligible patients with schizophrenia.Intervention:Participants were allocated into an intervention group or a control group according to the month of admission. Activities in one-on-one and mainly non-verbal ...
Latham Nancy K NK Boston University, Boston, - - 2014
For many older people, long-term functional limitations persist after a hip fracture. The efficacy of a home exercise program with minimal supervision after formal hip fracture rehabilitation ends has not been established. To determine whether a home exercise program with minimal contact with a physical therapist improved function after formal ...
Green Elspeth E Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich, UK, NR4 - - 2014
Trabeculectomy is performed as a treatment for many types of glaucoma in an attempt to lower the intraocular pressure. The surgery involves creating a channel through the sclera, through which intraocular fluid can leave the eye. If scar tissue blocks the exit of the surgically created channel, intraocular pressure rises ...
Chen K-Z KZ Department of Anesthesiology, The Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University, Shanghai 200031, - - 2014
/st>To compare the safety and efficacy of dexmedetomidine/propofol (DP)-total i.v. anaesthesia (TIVA) vs remifentanil/propofol (RP)-TIVA, both with spontaneous breathing, during airway foreign body (FB) removal in children. /st>Seventy-seven children undergoing rigid bronchoscopy for FB removal were randomly allocated to receive either RP-TIVA and spontaneous ventilation (Group RP, n=38) or DP-TIVA ...
Natsuaki Masahiro M From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan (M. Natsuaki, S. Shizuta, H.S., T. Tada, J.T., Y.K., M.H., T. Kimura); Division of Genera Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan (T.M.); Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan (Y.F., T. Kita); Division of Cardiology, Tenri Hospital, Tenri, Japan (Y.N.); Division of Cardiology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan (K.K., K.M.); Division of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan (K.Y., K.A., M. Nobuyoshi); Division of Cardiology, National Hospital Organization Kyoto Medical Center, Kyoto, Japan (M.A.); Division of Cardiology, Japanese Red Cross Wakayama Medical Center, Wakayama, Japan (T. Tamura); Division of Cardiology, Nara Hospital, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Nara, Japan (M.S.); Division of Cardiology, Mitsubishi Kyoto Hospital, Kyoto, Japan (S.M.); Division of Cardiology, Kishiwada City Hospital, Kishiwada, Japan (M.M.); Division of Cardiology, Shimabara Hospital, Kyoto, Japan (M. Takahashi); Division of Cardiology, Kansai Electric Power Hospital, Osaka, Japan (K.I.); Division of Cardiology, Osaka Red Cross Hospital, Osaka, Japan (M. Tanaka); Division of Cardiology, Shimada Municipal Hospital, Shimada, Japan (T.A., R.H.); Division of Cardiology, Shizuoka General Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan (O.D., H.K.); Division of Cardiology, Maizuru Kyosai Hospital, Maizuru, Japan (M.K.); Division of Cardiology, Juntendo University Shizuoka Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan (S. Suwa); Division of Cardiology, Shizuoka City Shizuoka Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan (A.T.); Division of Cardiology, Hyogo Prefectural Amagasaki Hospital, Amagasaki, Japan (Y.T., H.F.); Division of Cardiology, Hamamatsu Rosai Hospital, Hamamatsu, Japan (E.S.); Division of Cardiology, Nishi-Kobe Medical Center, Kobe, Japan (H.E.); Division of Cardiology, Koto Memorial Hospital, Higashioumi, Japan (T. Takeda); Division of Cardiology, University of Fukui Hospital, Fukui, Japan (J.-D.L.); Cardiovascular Center, the Tazuke Kofukai Medical Research Institute, Kitano Hospital, Osaka, Japan (M.I.); Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan (H.O.); Department of Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Metabolic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan (S.H.); Department of Cardiovascular and Respiratory, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan (M.H.); and Division of Cardiology, Hirakata Kohsai Hospital, Hirakata, Japan - - 2014
Late adverse events such as very late stent thrombosis (VLST) or late target-lesion revascularization (TLR) after first-generation sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) implantation have not been yet fully characterized at long term in comparison with those after bare-metal stent (BMS) implantation. Among 13 058 consecutive patients undergoing first percutaneous coronary intervention in the ...
Saarinen E E Department of Vascular Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Despite the popularity of endovascular therapy (EVT) for critical limb ischaemia (CLI), there are few studies investigating the efficacy of duplex ultrasound (DUS) surveillance after endovascular interventions. The aim of this study was to evaluate DUS surveillance after EVT for CLI. 146 endovascular procedures in 134 consecutive patients with CLI ...
Kim Byeong-Keuk BK Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South - - 2014
Aims: The aims of this study were to compare strut tissue coverage at six-month follow-up after Nobori biolimus-eluting stent (N-BES) versus sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation. Methods and results: A total of 120 patients with a single stenotic lesion requiring revascularisation were randomly assigned to either N-BES (n=60) or SES (n=60). ...
Amirhassani Shahriar S Urology and Nephrology Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, - - 2014
Minimizing X-ray exposure during percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is challenging. Using the single semirigid dilator, also called "one-shot" or "one-stage" is a good alternative to routine telescopic metal dilators to reduce X-ray exposure. Our aim was to compare the single semirigid one-shot dilator with a telescopic metal dilator in PCNL. The ...
El Borolossy Radwa R Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University, 4 street 292, New Maadi, New Maadi, Cairo, Egypt, - - 2014
End-stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis are on complex drug regimens consisting of multiple medications, many of which are administered in several doses per day. Consequently, such patients are at high risk for developing drug therapy-related problems (DTRPs). The aim of this study was to detect DTRPs in children undergoing ...
Gao Zhan Z Fu Wai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, People's Republic of - - 2014
The feasibility, safety, and efficacy of two-stent implantation for true bifurcation disease through transradial (TR) versus transfemoral (TF) approaches have not been thoroughly investigated. We compared procedural and long-term outcomes of a two-stent strategy percutaneous revascularization in 805 consecutive patients with true bifurcation lesions requiring two-stent implantation via either a ...
Jonas Jörg J Department of General and Visceral Surgery St. Marienkrankenhaus Frankfurt, - - 2014
Clinical results comparing intermittent intraoperative neuromonitoring (Int-IONM) and continuous IONM (Cont-IONM) for recurrent laryngeal nerve protection are lacking. Int-IONM has been routinely applied in thyroid resection since January 2008. Cont-IONM was added in November 2008 (ISIS; Inomed, Emmendingen, Germany). Rates of vocal cord palsies (VCPs) and the corresponding IONM signals ...
Li Qun Q Department of Interventional Radiology, First Affiliate Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, 300 Guang Zhou Road, Nanjing, 210029, Jiangsu Province, - - 2014
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of prophylactic uterine artery embolization (UAE)-assisted cesarean section for the prevention of intrapartum hemorrhage. Twelve consecutive pregnant women (mean age 31 years; range 25-38) with uterine scarring and placenta previa and/or placenta accreta underwent UAE in conjunction with cesarean section to prevent intrapartum hemorrhage. For ...
Sen Aditi P AP Penn CMU Roybal P30 Center in Behavioral Economics and Health and Leonard Davis Institute Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, Philadelphia, PA, USA, - - 2014
Home wireless device monitoring could play an important role in improving the health of patients with poorly controlled chronic diseases, but daily engagement rates among these patients may be low. To test the effectiveness of two different magnitudes of financial incentives for improving adherence to remote-monitoring regimens among patients with ...
Zhao X X Department of Anesthesiology, Second Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, China - - 2014
When recovering from general anesthesia, upon removal of the endotracheal tube, patients may experience a high dynamic response in the circulatory system, along with choking and restlessness. This study was designed to study the effect of maintaining an intravenous infusion of remifentanil or propofol on the performance of general anesthesia, ...
Tsai Po-Yi PY 1Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, - - 2014
. While prior preliminary studies have broadened our understanding of how repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) improves language outcomes in stroke patients with nonfluent aphasia, the evidence base of the effectiveness of this method remains inadequate. . In this study, we aimed to strengthen the evidence that this approach improves ...
Ali Ziad A ZA Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Hospital and School of Medicine, New York, New York; Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, Columbia University, New York, New York; Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, New York. Electronic address: - - 2014
Bleeding complications after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) have been associated with higher short and long-term mortality. Bivalirudin has been shown to reduce bleeding complications in patients who underwent PCI; however, the impact of anemia on bleeding complications and long-term mortality has not been studied. A total of 11,991 patients who ...
Liang Huei-Lung HL Department of Radiology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, 386 Ta-Chung 1st Rd., Kaohsiung, 81362, Taiwan, ROC, - - 2014
To report the technical success and long-term clinical outcomes of immature arteriovenous fistula (AVF) after percutaneous angioplasty (PTA). Patients with 58 immature AVF underwent PTA treatment in our institute during the past 9 years. Based on pretreatment ultrasound findings, the immature AVFs were categorized as stenosed, thrombosed, and obliterated type. An ...
Hertault Adrien A Service de chirurgie vasculaire, Hôpital Cardiologique, CHRU Lille, - - 2014
to evaluate the clinical outcomes after fenestrated endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (F-EVAR) in octogenarians. Between 2002 and 2012, all data from patients treated with custom-made fenestrated endografts for elective juxta or pararenal aortic aneurysms in two high-volume centers (Malmö, Sweden & Lille, France) were prospectively entered in a computer database. ...
Choi Stephen S Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, - - 2014
This randomized trial aimed to evaluate the effects of adding continuous epidural analgesia with a bupivacaine and hydromorphone solution to systemic multimodal analgesia following one- or two-level lumbar spinal fusion. Thirty-nine patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion, stratified for sex and one- or two-level fusion, were randomized to receive a continuous ...
Ren Chunpeng C Department of Orthopedics, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, 37 Guoxue Rd, Chengdu, 610041, People's Republic of China, - - 2014
To evaluate the mid- to long-term clinical outcomes after cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA) as compared with anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) for the treatment of symptomatic cervical disc disease. A systematic review and a meta-analysis were performed for articles published up to March 2013. Randomized controlled trials that reported ...
Sotoudehmanesh Rasoul R Liver and Pancreatobiliary Diseases Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Acute pancreatitis is the most common adverse event of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Recent data suggest that indomethacin can reduce the risk of post-ERCP pancreatitis (PEP) in high-risk individuals. However, whether the combination of indomethacin and sublingual nitrates is superior to indomethacin alone is unknown. Therefore, we aimed to evaluate ...
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