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Teman Nicholas R NR Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, - - 2014
The optimal management of functional tricuspid regurgitation (FTR) in the setting of mitral valve operations remains controversial. The objective of this study is to compare the outcomes of congestive heart failure patients who underwent a prophylactic tricuspid operation for FTR as a component of their initial mitral valve procedure with ...
Kara Kaffer K 1 Department of Cardiology, West-German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen, - - 2014
Purpose : To compare complication rates of a collagen-based vascular closure device (VCD) in patients with vs. without significant peripheral artery disease (PAD). Methods : A total of 382 patients (268 men; mean age 64.6±10.8 years) undergoing either an endovascular procedure of the lower limb (PAD group, n=132) or a ...
Salarifar Mojtaba M Tehran Heart Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1411713138, - - 2014
We investigated the overall success rate of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) as a treatment for coronary chronic total occlusion and sought to determine the predictive factors of technical success and of one-year major adverse cardiac events (MACE). These factors have not been conclusively defined. Using data from our single-center PCI ...
Carrouget Julie J Angers University Hospital, Angers, - - 2014
Ureteral stent placement is a key urologic procedure used to manage ureteral obstructions. It is usually performed under general anesthesia (GA) with its inherent risks. The objective was to evaluate safety, feasibility and tolerance of ureteral stent placement under local anesthesia (LA) in women. From January 2010 to January 2013, ...
Brooks William H WH Baptist Health Lexington, Lexington, Kentucky. Electronic address: - - 2014
This single-center, randomized, clinical trial was designed to determine the 10-year comparative efficacy and durability of carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) versus carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in preventing ipsilateral ischemic stroke in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients with high-grade carotid artery stenosis. Modern clinical trials with short-term follow-up indicate CAS and CEA ...
Parker Christopher P CP Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, Iowa City, - - 2014
This paper examines blood pressure (BP) control after 6 months of an intensive pharmacist-managed intervention in a mixed-methods randomized controlled trial conducted at the Iowa City Veteran Affairs Health Care System and two community-based outreach clinics. Patients received the pharmacist intervention for the first 6 months. The study coordinator conducted a summative ...
Gupta Ramesh C RC Department of Ophthalmology, Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
Aim : To evaluate the efficacy of modified temporalis muscle transfer (TMT) by silicone sling for the management of paralytic lagophthalmos. Settings and Design: Prospective interventional study. Materials and Methods : Ten patients of lagophthalmos due to facial palsy underwent modified TMT using silicone sling. The patients were followed-up for ...
Sharma Pradeep P Division of Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology, R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the lateral rectus periosteal fixation and partial vertical rectus transpositioning (VRT) as treatment modalities to correct exotropic Duane retraction syndrome (Exo-DRS). Materials and Methods: Prospective interventional case study of cases of Exo-DRS with limitation of adduction. A total of 13 patients ...
Jabbari Moghaddam Yalda Y Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, - - 2014
Adenotonsillectomy is a common otolaryngology surgery. Nausea and vomiting are the most common complications of this procedure with a prevalence ranging from 49% to 73 %. Our aim was to evaluate the effects of short time fasting protocol on decreasing postoperative pain, nausea and vomiting, and initiation of oral feeding ...
Kosiuk Jedrzej J Department of Electrophysiology, Heart Center, Leipzig, Strümpellstrasse 39, 04289 Leipzig, - - 2014
The safety and efficacy of novel oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing pacemaker or implantable cardioverter-defibrillator interventions have not been clearly defined. Therefore, we compared the incidence of bleeding and thrombo-embolic complications following cardiac rhythm device (CRD) implantations under dabigatran vs. rivaroxaban in a real-world cohort.METHODS AND RESULTS: ...
de Silva Samantha R SR Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford, - - 2014
Age-related cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide. Therefore, it is important to establish the most effective surgical technique for cataract surgery. The aim of this review is to examine the effects of two types of cataract surgery for age-related cataract: phacoemulsification and extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE). ...
Kitayama Masato M Department of Anesthesiology, Hirosaki University Medicine Hospital, Hirosaki, Japan, - - 2014
We evaluated the pharmacokinetics of ropivacaine following rectus sheath block (RSB) and transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block with or without epinephrine. A total of 26 adult patients undergoing lower abdominal surgery with RSB (=RSB trial) and another 26 adult patients undergoing open prostatectomy with TAP block (=TAP trial) were enrolled. ...
Castellvi Antonio E AE Center for Spinal Disorders, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, 13020 North Telecom Parkway, Tampa, FL, 33637, USA, - - 2014
The minimally invasive lateral transpsoas retroperitoneal approach to address lumbar stenosis offers advantages to traditional approaches, including sparing of the AP annulus and longitudinal ligament and less risk to the peritoneal contents and retroperitoneal vascular structures. Few studies have presented longitudinal measures of radiographic indirect decompression and relief of pain ...
Buysschaert Ian I ZNA Middelheim, Antwerp, - - 2014
Background. Percutaneous treatment of complex coronary bifurcation lesions remains challenging, even in the drug-eluting stent era. We sought to evaluate the baseline and 9 months intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) analysis of the Axxess(TM) stent, a self-expanding, Biolimus A9(TM) -eluting, dedicated bifurcation stent. Methods and Results. We enrolled the first 76 patients ...
Ozer Mustafa Tahir MT 1 Department of General Surgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy , Ankara, Turkey - - 2014
Abstract Background: Surgical site infections (SSIs) are a serious concern in health care, and wound contamination by endogenous skin flora is a major factor in the development of SSIs. Despite preventive tactics in pre-operative skin care, antibiotic prophylaxis, surgical technique, and post-operative incision care, complete sterilization of the skin is ...
Kara Necip N Sehitkamil State Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology , Gaziantep , Turkey - - 2014
Abstract Purpose: To compare the safety and efficacy of two Nd: YAG laser capsulotomy techniques. Methods: In this prospective comparative interventional case series, 60 eyes of 57 patients with posterior capsular opacification were enrolled. Thirty eyes were selected to undergo a cruciate capsulotomy (Cross group) and the other 30 eyes ...
Roh Go Un GU 1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and Anesthesia and Pain Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea 120-752 2Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Choong-Ang University College of Medicine, 102 Heukseok-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea 156-755 *These authors contributed - - 2014
Study Design. A prospective, randomized, and double-blind studyObjective. To compare the efficacy of ramosetron and palonosetron on preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) associated with opioid-based intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (IV-PCAopioid) after lumbar spinal surgerySummary of Background Data. IV-PCAopioid, an effective method to control pain after lumbar spinal surgery, accompanies PONV. ...
Guihan Marylou M Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (SCI QUERI) & Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, Il 60141 and Center for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare a multi-component Motivational interviewing (MI)/Self-Management (SM) intervention to a multi-component education intervention to improve skin-protective behaviors and prevent skin worsening in Veterans with spinal cord injury (SCI) hospitalized for severe pressure ulcers. Single blinded, prospective, randomized controlled trial SETTING: 6 VA SCI Centers PARTICIPANTS: Veterans admitted for a ...
Martin Zenia Z Department of Vascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, - - 2014
Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) will fail over time in a percentage of patients. Mechanical failure of the device, progression of aortic disease, or interface complications between the device and the native vasculature may contribute. Our aim was to evaluate the role of fenestrated and branched endografts as treatment options for ...
Li Zhen Z Department of Gastroenterology, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan, - - 2014
Background and study aims: Gastric intestinal metaplasia (GIM) is associated with a risk for development of intestinal-type gastric cancer. This study aimed to compare the diagnostic yield of GIM from confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) and white light endoscopy (WLE). Patients and methods: In a prospective, double-blind, randomized study, patients were ...
Danuser H H Klinik für Urologie, Luzerner Kantonsspital, Lucerne, - - 2014
To determine whether 1-week stenting of the ureteropelvic anastomosis of laparoscopic or robot assisted pyeloplasty is non-inferior to 4-week stenting based on their respective success rates. One hundred patients with ureteropelvic junction obstruction were treated by an Anderson-Hynes pyeloplasty and the anastomosis was stented using a 6-French double-J-catheter for one ...
Giordano P P Department of Colorectal Surgery, Barts Health, London, - - 2014
Transanal haemorrhoidal dearterialisation (THD) has become well established for the treatment of haemorrhoids. The aim of this study was to describe a technical modification of targeted mucopexy (THD TM) and we report the results for advanced haemorrhoids. Method The study included a prospective evaluation of patients with IV degree haemorrhoids ...
Thiel G G Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Health Network, University of Toronto, - - 2014
Objective An analysis of the frequency and intensity of postoperative aftercare required for modified radical mastoidectomy (MRM) and patterns of healing in the postoperative period. Study Design A retrospective review of all primary modified radical mastoidectomies carried out for cholesteatoma under the care of the senior author between the years ...
Sawatzky Jo-Ann V JA 1Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, - - 2014
Objective:To determine the feasibility of a cardiac prehabilitation (Prehab) program for patients waiting for elective coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).Design:A two-group parallel randomized controlled trial.Setting:Medical fitness facility.Subjects:Seventeen preoperative elective CABG surgery patients were randomized to standard care (n = 9) or Prehab (n = 8).Intervention:Standard care: three-hour preassessment appointment. Prehab: ...
Butera Gianfranco G Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease, Policlinico San Donato IRCCS, - - 2014
Background: Bare stents has become the first line therapy for aortic coarctation. Covered stents has been reported more recently in clinical practice. Objectives: The present study reports comparatively 15-year experience of bare and covered stent implantation for aortic coarctation in a single tertiary referral center. Methods: From 1997 to 2011, ...
Chen Guohai G Department of Ophthalmology, Quzhou People's Hospital, Quzhou, Zhejiang, PR - - 2014
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of Ex-PRESS implantation (Ex-PRESS) compared to trabeculectomy in the treatment of patients with open-angle glaucoma (OAG). A comprehensive literature search using the Cochrane Methodology Register to identify randomized controlled clinical trials (RCCTs) comparing Ex-PRESS to trabeculectomy in patients with OAG. Efficacy estimates were measured ...
Cai M J MJ Department of Radiology, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China - - 2014
Parenchyma vascular malformation (VM) is a common disease in modern society. Here, we investigated the clinical effects and safety of interventional therapy (IT) on the treatment of parenchyma VM. From January 1998 to December 2010, 31 patients with VM who elected IT were investigated, including 11 cases of venous VM ...
Cheesman K K Department of Anesthesia ,British Columbia Women's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
Elevating the torso in a Head Elevated Ramped Position during caesarean delivery benefits the mother by improving comfort and ventilation while reducing reflux symptoms and providing a better airway position. We hypothesised that using an elevation pillow for an elective caesarean delivery under combined spinal-epidural anaesthesia would not significantly increase ...
Sharma Namrata N Departments of Ophthalmology, *Cornea and Refractive Surgery Services, Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India; †Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; and ‡Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, - - 2014
The aim was to evaluate the outcomes of corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) in symptomatic pseudophakic bullous keratopathy (PBK). In a retrospective noncomparative, interventional case series, we reviewed the records of 50 eyes (50 patients) with symptomatic PBK who underwent CXL. Central corneal thickness (CCT), pain score, best corrected visual acuity ...
Lee Kyou Ho KH Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Vision Research, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
To investigate the results of graded decompression of orbital fat and walls in Graves' orbitopathy (GO) considering the degree of proptosis reduction at surgery and preoperative computed tomography (CT) findings. This is a retrospective interventional case series. Graded orbital fat and wall decompression was performed in 90 orbits of 55 ...
Knusten Ashleen R AR J. Vernon Luck, Sr., M.D. Research Center at Orthopaedic Institute for Children, Los Angeles, California; Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Los Angeles, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of bisphosphonates periprosthetic BMD in THA patients as a function of stem design. Specifically, the goals were to determine if bisphosphonates as a group could significantly inhibit periprosthetic bone loss, time needed to see an effect, if one drug was ...
Steineck Katherine J KJ 1Department of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital, Minneapolis, MN. 2Department of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN. 3Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital, Minneapolis, - - 2014
To evaluate the efficacy of a pharmacist-managed methadone taper as compared to previous prescribing practices. Retrospective chart review with comparison to historical controls. Ninety-six-bed pediatric quaternary care facility with the majority of the patients in a 24-bed ICU. Thirty-two patients, 1 month to 16 years old, weaned off opioids using ...
Kortteisto Tiina - - 2014
Computer-based decision support systems are a promising method for incorporating research evidence into clinical practice. However, evidence is still scant on how such information technology solutions work in primary healthcare when support is provided across many health problems. In Finland, we designed a trial where a set of evidence-based, patient-specific ...
Iannuzzi James C JC Surgical Health Outcomes and Research Enterprise (SHORE), Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY. Electronic address: - - 2014
Vascular surgery patients have high readmission rates, and identification of high-risk groups that may be amenable to targeted interventions is an important strategy for readmission prevention. This study aimed to determine predictors of unplanned readmission and develop a risk score for predicting readmissions after vascular surgery. The National Surgical Quality ...
Chen Zi Y ZY Department of Anesthesiology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, , Changsha, Hunan, PR - - 2014
Ondansetron, sometimes combined with acustimulation at PC6 (Neiguan), is commonly used for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting, but PC6 is not the only point that can be used for this purpose. To evaluate the combined effects of ondansetron and ST36 (Zusanli) acupuncture point injection on postoperative vomiting (POV) after laparoscopic ...
Visser Linda L Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The - - 2014
The objective of this study was to determine whether long-term follow-up after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) is justified in octogenarians. Between September 1996 and October 2011, all patients, including octogenarians, treated for an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) by EVAR were included in a prospective database. Patients older than 80 years and ...
Scheer Fabian F Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology/Neuroradiology, Westkuestenklinikum Heide Academic Teaching Hospital of the Universities of Kiel, Luebeck and Hamburg, Esmarchstrasse 50, 25746, Heide, Germany, - - 2014
The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the benefit of lumbar computed tomography-assisted sympathicolysis (CTSy) in patients with primary focal hyperhidrosis of the feet. A lumbar CTSy was conducted on 35 patients (mean age 36.6 ± 11.9 years) with primary focal hyperhidrosis of the feet, who experienced persistent symptoms after all ...
Greninger Daniel A DA Department of Ophthalmology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland2Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San - - 2014
IMPORTANCE To our knowledge, this is the first study to investigate effectiveness and complication rates of resident-performed selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT). OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness and complications of SLT performed by resident ophthalmologists and to identify predictors for success. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Retrospective case series of 81 patients ...
Moleti Mariacarla M Mariacarla Moleti M.D., PhD, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Sezione di Endocrinologia; University of Messina. Maria Antonia Violi M.D., Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Sezione di Endocrinologia; University of Messina. Daniela Montanini, C.O., Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali Medico-Chirurgiche, Specialistiche ed Odontostomatologiche, Sezione di Oftalmologia; University of Messina. Costantino Trombetta M.D., Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali Medico-Chirurgiche, Specialistiche ed Odontostomatologiche, Sezione di Oftalmologia; University of Messina. Beatrice Di Bella M.D., Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Sezione di Endocrinologia; University of Messina. Giacomo Sturniolo M.D., Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Sezione di Endocrinologia; University of Messina. Silvia Presti M.D., Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Sezione di Endocrinologia; University of Messina. Angela Alibrandi, Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche, Finanziarie, Sociali, Ambientali, Statistiche e del Territorio; University of Messina. Alfredo Campennì M.D., Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Sezione di Medicina Nucleare University of Messina. Sergio Baldari M.D., Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Sezione di Medicina Nucleare University of Messina. Francesco Trimarchi M.D., Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Sezione di Endocrinologia; University of Messina. Francesco Vermiglio M.D., Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Sezione di Endocrinologia; University of - - 2014
Context. Recent evidence suggests thyroidectomy (Tx) followed by radioiodine remnant ablation to be beneficial to Graves' Ophthalmopathy (GO) patients. Objective. To evaluate the effect of (131)I thyroid ablation following rhTSH stimulation in patients with moderate-to-severe GO. Design, patients and interventions. The study was prospective, randomized, single-blind, and included 40 consecutive ...
Sezer Siren S Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, - - 2014
There is no consensus on the type, time of initiation, or duration of use of enteral nutrition in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). This study aimed to compare the effects of a renal-specific oral nutrition supplement (RS-ONS) and a standard recommended nutrition regime on biochemical and nutrition markers in ...
Helvacioglu Firat F From the Department of Ophthalmology (Helvacioglu, Sencan, Tunc, Uyar), Maltepe University School of Medicine, and the Department of Ophthalmology (Yeter), Basaksehir State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare the safety and efficacy of Ozil Intelligent Phaco torsional microcoaxial phacoemulsification surgeries performed using 30-degree and 45-degree aperture angled tips. Maltepe University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology, Istanbul, Turkey. Comparative case series. Eyes were assigned to 2.2 mm microcoaxial phacoemulsification using the torsional mode with a 45-degree ...
Wang Chih-Pin CP Department of Emergency, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, - - 2014
While neuromodulation through unihemispheric repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) has shown promise for the motor recovery of stroke patients, the effectiveness of the coupling of different rTMS protocols remains unclear. We aimed to test the long-term efficacy of this strategy with different applying sequences and to identify the electrophysiological correlates ...
Nassar George M GM Houston Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell University, Houston, - - 2014
Venous stenosis and occlusion are a major cause of vascular access dysfunction and failure. The HeRO Graft bypasses occlusion and traverses stenosis with outflow directly into the central venous circulation. A randomized, multicenter study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the HeRO Graft relative to conventional AV ...
Matthews Jared L JL Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida; Florida Lions Ocular Pathology Laboratory, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, - - 2014
To report the histopathologic findings of a series of patients from an outbreak of Streptococcal endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of bevacizumab prepared by a single compounding pharmacy. Case series. Seven surgical specimens (5 enucleated globes and 2 evisceration specimens) from 7 patients with endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of bevacizumab. Retrospective ...
Shah Binita B Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York. Electronic address: - - 2014
Coronary angiography is the gold standard for defining obstructive coronary disease. However, radiation exposure remains an unwanted hazard. Patients referred for coronary angiography with abdominal circumference <45 inches and glomerular filtration rate >60 ml/min were randomized to the fluorography (n = 25) or cineangiography (n = 25) group. Patients in the fluorography group ...
Zandvoort Herman J A HJ Department of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Recent reports showed that the Endurant stent graft (Medtronic Cardiovascular, Santa Rosa, Calif) is safe and effective for endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs). However, due to its relatively recent introduction, only short-term follow-up data are available. This study presents the 4-year results using this device. All clinical data, ...
Yates Bernice C BC Bernice C. Yates, PhD, RN Professor, College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. Joseph Norman, PhD, PT Professor and Program Director of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. Jane Meza, PhD Professor, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. Kaye Stanek Krogstrand, PhD, RD Emeritus Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Susana Harrington, APRN Cardiothoracic Surgery Nurse Practitioner, Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha. Scott Shurmur, MD Associate Professor, Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. Matthew Johnson, MD Cardiologist, Bryan LGH Heart Institute, Lincoln, Nebraska. Karen Schumacher, PhD, RN Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, - - 2014
Despite proven efficacy of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) in helping patients initiate physical activity and healthy eating changes, less than 50% of CR participants maintain changes 6 months later. The objective of this feasibility study was to test the Partners Together in Health (PaTH) intervention versus usual care in improving physical ...
Matsuo Yae Y Department of Cardiology, University Leipzig-Heart Center - - 2014
Background: Transcatheter left atrial appendage (LAA) closure is an alternative therapy for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients. However; real-world efficacy, safety and complications have yet to be investigated. We sought to determine the procedural outcomes and potential complications of LAA closure in routine clinical practice at a high-volume center. ...
Koo Ki Hyoung KH Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, - - 2014
Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) need an effective delivery system for efficient bone regeneration. In this study, we evaluated the efficiency of an apatite-coated collagen sponge for the long-term delivery of BMP-2 in a rabbit model of lumbar posterolateral fusion. A total of 15 rabbits, divided into three groups, underwent posterolateral ...
Curran Adrian A Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, - - 2014
Ritonavir-boosted protease inhibitor monotherapy (PIMT) is a maintenance strategy that prevents nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor toxicity and reduces costs. Some trials compare PIMT with combined antiretroviral therapy, but restricted selection criteria and low sample size hamper data extrapolation to routine practice. Here, we analyse the effectiveness and safety of PIMT ...
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