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Yao Li-Wei LW Department of Orthopaedics, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, 154 Anshan Road, Heping District, Tianjin, 300052, People's Republic of China, - - 2014
The aim of this review was to compare the clinical outcomes between operative and conservative management for primary patella dislocation (PPD). PubMed Medline, EMBASE, Google scholar, and the Cochrane Library were systematically searched for randomized controlled trials that compared operative technique versus conservative technique for PPD. The results of eligible ...
Basad Erhan E ATOS Clinic, Center for Knee and Hip Replacement and Regenerative Joint Surgery, Bismarckstrasse 9-15, 69115, Heidelberg, Germany, - - 2014
Matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI) has demonstrated effectiveness in treating isolated cartilage defects of the knee but medium- and long-term evidence and information on the management of postoperative complications or partially successful cases are sparse. This study hypothesised that MACI is effective for up to 5 years and that patients with ...
Kazi Hussain A HA Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 43 Wellesley Street East, Toronto, M4Y 1H1, Ontario, Canada, - - 2014
To assess survivorship of meniscal allografts and the benefit of concomitant osteotomy. A retrospective review was performed of all patients who had meniscal allograft surgery ± osteotomy. Fresh frozen meniscal allograft was sutured in place using an onlay technique. Osteotomies were performed in patients with malalignment. We recorded any further intervention required. ...
Cotugno M M Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Federico II University of Naples, Via S. Pansini, 5, 80131, Naples, - - 2014
To evaluate the clinical efficacy of bariatric surgery vs medical therapy with liraglutide on weight loss, glycemic control and cardiovascular risk profile in patients with type 2 diabetes and severe obesity. A retrospective evaluation was conducted in 31 patients with type 2 diabetes and severe obesity who had undergone bariatric ...
Smith Nick A NA Clinical Sciences Research Laboratories, University of Warwick, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2DX, UK, - - 2014
The primary objective of this study was to perform an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of meniscal allograft transplantation using patient reported outcome measures at final follow-up as the outcome tool. The secondary objective was to provide an up to date review of the indications, associated procedures, operative technique, rehabilitation, ...
Huang Zhuoli Z Department of Prosthodontics, 9th People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Medicine, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Stomatology, Shanghai, P. R. - - 2014
The aims of this in vivo investigation were to compare the marginal and internal fit of single-unit crowns fabricated using a selective laser melting (SLM) procedure with two CAD/CAM grinding procedures, and to evaluate the influence of tooth type on the parameters measured. A total of 270 crowns were evaluated, ...
Akın Aslı A Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Ege University, İzmir, - - 2014
The aims of this randomized-controlled clinical trial were to compare marginal and internal adaptation of all-ceramic crowns fabricated with CAD/CAM and heat-pressed (HP) techniques before luting and to evaluate the clinical outcomes at baseline and at 6, 12, and 24 months after luting. Fifteen CAD/CAM (CC) and 15 HP all-ceramic ...
Nakamura Minoru M Clinical Research Center in National Hospital Organization (NHO) Nagasaki Medical Center and Department of Hepatology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Omura, Japan; Headquaters of gp210 working in Intractable Hepatobiliary Disease Study Group supported by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of - - 2014
The aim of the present study is to evaluate the factors influencing biochemical response to treatment and the value of biochemical response for predicting long-term outcomes in Japanese patients with PBC. Biochemical response to ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) or UDCA plus bezafibrate was defined as good (≤ULN), fair (≤1.5 x ULN), ...
Rasmussen Michael M Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellow, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, - - 2014
Adductor canal catheters preserve quadriceps strength better than femoral nerve catheters and may facilitate postoperative ambulation following total knee arthroplasty. However, the effect of this newer technique on provider workload, if any, is unknown. We conducted a retrospective provider workload analysis comparing these two catheter techniques; all other aspects of ...
Lohsiriwat V V Colorectal Surgery Unit, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, 2 Wang Lung Road, Bangkok Noi, Bangkok, 10700, Thailand, - - 2014
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of preoperative nutritional status on the short-term outcomes of an enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programme for colorectal cancer surgery. This prospective observational study included 149 patients who underwent elective resection of colorectal cancer with ERAS from January 2011 ...
van Egmond N N Department of Orthopaedics, Radboud University Medical Centre, P.O. Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, - - 2014
Studies comparing mid- or long-term outcomes of open- and closed-wedge high tibial osteotomy are limited. Here, the midterm survival rate and clinical and radiographic outcomes were compared for these two techniques. The study hypothesis, based on short-term follow-up, was that after midterm follow-up, the two techniques would not differ. A ...
Franssen Bernardo B Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA, - - 2014
The purpose of this study is to assess the short-term morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC) with diaphragmatic involvement. All patients undergoing CRS/HIPEC at a tertiary care institution from April 2007 to October 2013 were retrospectively reviewed. Patients with diaphragmatic disease (Group 1) ...
Yan Chun Hoi CH Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 5/F, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, 102 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China, - - 2014
The current study investigated the accuracy in achieving proper lower limb alignment and individual component positions after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with 3 different instrumentation techniques. It was hypothesized that patient-specific instruments (PSI) would achieve more accurate lower limb alignment and component positions compared to conventional instruments (CON). Ninety knees ...
Berjano Pedro P IVth Spine Surgery Division, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Via Riccardo Galeazzi 4, Milan, Italy, - - 2014
Sagittal imbalance is an independent predictor of outcome in adult degenerative spinal deformity. Restoration of sagittal spinopelvic parameters correlates with a better postoperative outcome. Several methods of preoperative calculation for sagittal correction have been proposed, most of them are geometrical. A non-geometrical method, based on data of spinopelvic relationships in ...
Robb Curtis C University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 2DX, UK, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of failure of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and to assess the prognostic factors for such an outcome. A prospective inception cohort of patients undergoing ACL reconstruction was analysed for failure (patient reported symptoms of rotational instability, a clinically positive ...
Shi GuoHua G Key Laboratory on Adaptive Optics, Institute of Optics and Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu, 610209, - - 2014
A custom built 1310 nm center wavelength swept source optical coherence tomography instrument was used to measure morphological changes in treated and newly diagnosed untreated glaucomatous human Schlemm's canal (SC). Thirty-seven primary open-angle glaucoma patients were divided into two groups depending on the patients having been treated or not. The ...
Berg Karina K Department of Ophthalmology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, - - 2014
To compare the efficacy and safety of bevacizumab versus ranibizumab when administered according to a treat-and-extend protocol for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Multicenter, randomized, noninferiority trial with a noninferiority limit of 5 letters. Patients aged ≥50 years with previously untreated neovascular AMD in 1 eye and ...
Mylonas P P Foundation Dental Trainee, Farm Street Dental Practice, 357a Farm Street, Hockley, Birmingham, B19 - - 2014
The aims of the study were to develop a method of quantifying denture cleanliness and evaluate the quality of clinical record keeping; record baseline denture cleanliness for 30 patients; introduce denture hygiene instruction (DHI); and then re-assess the patients for improvement and enhanced record keeping. A retrospective analysis of denture ...
Troisi N N Department of Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, San Giovanni di DioHospital, Florence, Italy - - - 2014
To evaluate early and 1--year outcomes of urgent endovascular treatment in patients with acute on chronic critical limb ischemia (CLI). Between January 2012 and December 2013 104 patients with acute on chronic CLI (Rutherford class 4--6) were referred to two tertiary hospitals. In all cases the urgent endovascular revascularization was ...
Quader M M Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA,USA - - - 2014
Guidelines for choice of replacement valve- mechanical versus bioprosthetic, are well established for patients aged <50 and >65 years. We studied the trends and implications of aortic valve replacement (AVR) with mechanical versus bioprosthetic valve in patients aged 50 to 65 years. STS and cost database of 17 centers for ...
Oezkur Mehmet - - 2014
Fatty acid binding protein (FABP) is an intracellular transport protein associated with myocardial damage size in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Furthermore, elevated FABP serum concentrations are related to a number of common comorbidities, such as heart failure, chronic kidney disease, diabetes mellitus, and metabolic syndrome, which represent important risk factors ...
Plank Lindsay D LD Department of Surgery, University of Auckland, Auckland, New - - 2014
Preliminary work suggested that perioperative immunonutrition (IMN) enriched in n-3 fatty acids, arginine and nucleotides may improve preoperative nutritional status, enhance postoperative recovery and reduce postoperative infectious complications in patients undergoing liver transplantation (LT). The current study examined these outcomes in a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial. Patients wait-listed for LT ...
Altun Ahmet A 1 Fatih Sultan Mehmet Education and Research Hospital , Clinic of Ophthalmology, Istanbul, Turkey - - 2014
Abstract Purpose: To present effectiveness of intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) injection for central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC), resistant to intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) injection. Methods: Files of the patients who had the diagnosis of CSC between 2005 and 2013 were reviewed retrospectively. Eighty-five eyes of 81 patients' files have been investigated. Ten eyes ...
Kerdsirichairat Tossapol T Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United - - 2014
Background and study aims: Urgent placement or replacement of pancreatic stents shortly after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) might attenuate the course of evolving post-ERCP pancreatitis (PEP). Patients and methods: Salvage ERCP with de novo pancreatic stent placement or replacement of outwardly migrated stents was performed within 2 - 48 hours in patients ...
Vogt Benoît B Department of Urology, Polyclinique de Blois, 1 rue Robert Debré, 41260, La Chaussée Saint-Victor, France, - - 2014
Double-pigtail stent intolerance reduces patient's quality of life. By decreasing the amount of material within the bladder, it should be possible to attenuate stent's symptoms. We evaluated the tolerance of a new stent with a dedicated questionnaire. The major innovation of the pigtail suture stent (PSS) is in the replacement ...
Friedlander Justin J UT Southwestern Medical Center, Urology, Dallas, Texas, United States ; - - 2014
Purpose: We developed a novel device to capture stones in vivo in an enclosed bag ("PercSac") in order to prevent dispersion of stone fragments during percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) or cystolitholapaxy. We report on our initial feasibility trials of the PercSac device. Materials and methods: PercSac consists of a specially designed ...
Ratto Carlo C Proctology Unit, Department of Surgical Sciences, Catholic University, Rome, - - 2014
This multicentre study, based on the largest patient population ever published, aims to evaluate the efficacy of a Doppler guided THD (THD(®) Doppler) in the treatment of symptomatic haemorrhoids and to identify predictive failure factors for an effective mid-term outcome. 803 patients affected by grade II (137, 17.1%), III (548, ...
Wang J J Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Endoscopy Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, - - 2014
Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) has been developed as a minimally invasive endoscopic treatment for achalasia for years. However, the optimal length of submucosal tunnel and myotomy of muscle bundles during procedure of POEM has not yet been determined, so we aim to assess safety and efficacy of modified POEM with ...
Coolsen Mariëlle M E MM Department of Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands, - - 2014
An enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program aims to reduce the stress response to surgery and thereby accelerate recovery. It is unclear whether these programs can be safely implemented for elderly patients, especially in highly complex surgery such as pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). The objective of this study was to evaluate the ...
Formica Matteo M Clinica Ortopedica, IRCCS Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria San Martino-IST, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10, 16132, Genova, Italy, - - 2014
The aim of this study is to describe clinical and radiological outcomes as well as accompanying complications in a series of consecutive lateral transpsoas approaches (XLIF). A retrospective study of 39 patients treated for degenerative and post-traumatic lumbar diseases was carried out. Functional status, leg and back pain and radiological ...
Ronellenfitsch Ulrich U Department of Surgery, Medical Faculty Mannheim of the University of Heidelberg, University Medical Centre Mannheim, Mannheim, - - 2014
The best surgical approach for tumors of the proximal stomach remains controversial. For proximal gastrectomy (PG), the evidence regarding quality of life (QoL) and functional outcomes is controversial. Moreover, there are limited data from non-Asian settings. All patients who underwent PG from September 2005 to July 2013 were identified from ...
Lee Tzong-Hsi TH Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, 21, Sec. 2, Nan-Ya South Road, Banciao District, New Taipei City, 22060, Taiwan, - - 2014
Previous studies demonstrated that the sensitivity of rapid urease test (RUT) for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection decreased during peptic ulcer bleeding. We designed this study and tried to find a better method to improve the detection rate of H. pylori infection at the same session of endoscopic diagnosis of ...
Santamaria R M RM Department of Preventive and Paediatric Dentistry, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany - - 2014
Minimal invasive approaches to managing caries, such as partial caries removal techniques, are showing increasing evidence of improved outcomes over the conventional complete caries removal. There is also increasing interest in techniques where no caries is removed. We present the 1-yr results of clinical efficacy for 3 caries management options ...
Penkalla Adam A Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, - - 2014
Many patients referred for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) also require percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The aim of the study was to identify whether combined treatment of patients with aortic stenosis and coronary artery disease (CAD) with TAVI and PCI has comparable results to treatment of patients with no CAD ...
Eleid Mackram F MF Divisions of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, - - 2014
Low-gradient (LG) severe aortic stenosis (AS) and preserved EF with reduced stroke volume are associated with an adverse prognosis, but the relationship of stroke volume index (SVI) with mortality among a range of values is unknown. We investigated the prognostic impact of SVI in this population. We examined 405 consecutive ...
Bhamra Jagmeet S - - 2014
Several different strategies have been reported for the treatment of chondromyxoid fibromas, all with variable outcomes and high recurrence rates. We report on 22 consecutive cases of chondromyxoid fibromas treated by intralesional curettage, four of which had adjuvant cementation at our institution between 2003 and 2010. We assessed the functional ...
Wooten Clint J CJ Departments of *Orthopedic Surgery †Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN ‡University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan §Wright State University, Dayton, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine clinical outcomes for pain, function, instability, and return to activity level and sport in patients 18 years old or younger, treated with arthroscopic capsulolabral reconstruction for posterior instability of the shoulder. We retrospectively reviewed 22 athletes (25 shoulders) with unidirectional recurrent posterior ...
Sciahbasi Alessandro A aDepartment of Interventional Cardiology, Sandro Pertini Hospital, ASL RMB bDepartment of Cardiology, University La Sapienza cEmergency Department, Sandro Pertini Hospital, ASL RMB, Rome, - - 2014
Current guidelines give a class III recommendation to the intraprocedural use of unfractionated heparin (UFH) in patients pretreated with enoxaparin. The aim of our study was to evaluate bleeding complications in patients who underwent percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) performed using intraprocedural crossover of heparin therapy. We retrospectively evaluated all PCIs ...
Shimizu Atsushi A Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sakakibara Heart Institute, Tokyo, - - 2014
Mitral valve repair has been shown to be effective for degenerative mitral regurgitation (MR). However, outcomes of mitral valve repair for commissural prolapse has not been well defined. Commissural prolapse has been often categorized into the groups of posterior leaflet prolapse or bileaflet prolapse, and outcomes and prognosis of isolated ...
Bigorre N N Centre de la main, 47, rue de la Foucaudire, 49800 Trélazé, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
The main complication of reverse shoulder arthroplasty is the development of notches in the scapular pillar, which occurs in 44% to 100% of cases. Furthermore the functional score has been shown to be poorer in patients with high-grade notches. Many options have been proposed to reduce this risk. The purpose ...
Colman Ruben J RJ Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has gained interest as a novel treatment option for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). While publications describing FMT as therapy for IBD have more than doubled since 2012, research that investigates FMT treatment efficacy has been scarce. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the ...
Lee Jun Young JY Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chosun University Hospital, Dong-Gu, GwangJu, Republic of - - 2014
The present study assessed the changes in the length of the first metatarsal bone after performing proximal chevron metatarsal osteotomy (PCMO) or distal Chevron metatarsal osteotomy (DCMO) for patients with hallux valgus deformity. A total of 60 patients with moderate-to-severe hallux valgus deformity from July 2009 to July 2011 were ...
Shintaku Haruo H Department of Pediatrics, Osaka City University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
To assess the safety and efficacy of tetrahydrobiopterin therapy with sapropterin to treat tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4)-responsive phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) deficiency in children aged <4 years compared with those aged ≥4 years. We analyzed a longitudinal follow-up study conducted in all patients with BH4-responsive PAH deficiency throughout Japan. At the end of 2011, 43 ...
Muneta Takeshi T Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical Hospital, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8519, Japan, - - 2014
To introduce a new behind-remnant approach for double-bundle (DB) anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and to compare the femoral tunnel positions of anteromedial (AM) and posterolateral (PL) bundles between the new and standard procedures by a three-dimensional computed tomography (3D-CT). During DB ACL reconstruction, two approaches for femoral tunnel creation ...
Cotic Matthias M Department of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Technical University of Munich, Ismaningerstr. 22, 81675, Munich, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to prospectively evaluate the clinical, radiographic, and sports-related outcome at 24 months after valgus-producing medial open-wedge high tibial osteotomy (owHTO) using a 2nd generation peek-carbon composite plate. Between 2010 and 2011, the 2nd generation PEEKPower HTO-Plate(®) was used for medial owHTO in 28 consecutive patients ...
Sugita Takehiko T Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tohoku Orthopaedic Clinic, 4-9-22 Kamiyagari, Izumi-ku, Sendai, 981-3121, Japan, - - 2014
Recently, the Japanese knee osteoarthritis measure (JKOM), a new disease-specific and patient-derived quality of life (QOL) measure, has been developed. The objectives of this study were to longitudinally evaluate QOL assessed by JKOM and objective outcomes including knee society score (KSS), range of motion (ROM), and timed up and go ...
Runkel Mira M St George's Hospital Medical School, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, UK, - - 2014
There is overwhelming evidence for the antidiabetic effect of obesity surgery, but few reports involve objective longitudinal measurements of severity of type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). This study applies a grading scheme and analyses the prognostic impact of routine clinical factors. This retrospective study includes 77 obese diabetic patients with a ...
Panch Sandhya R SR Hematology/Transfusion Medicine, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, - - 2014
Therapeutic phlebotomy is increasingly used in patients with transfusional siderosis to mitigate organ injury associated with iron overload (IO). Laboratory response variables and therapy duration are not well characterized in such patients. We retrospectively evaluated 99 consecutive patients undergoing therapeutic phlebotomy for either transfusional IO (TIO, n = 88; 76% had undergone ...
Wang Lian-Zhao LZ Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, No. 33 Ba-Da-Chu Road, Shi Jing Shan District, Beijing, 100144, People's Republic of - - 2014
Management of facial post-burn hyperpigmentation is a common and challenging problem for dermatologists and plastic surgeons. The recent development of micro-plasma radiofrequency technology, which allows precise and rapid treatment with controlled thermal injury, can be an effective treatment of post-burn hyperpigmentation. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness and complications ...
Duff Jonathan P JP Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to determine neurocognitive outcomes 4.5 years after surgery for TAPVC in infancy and predictors of these outcomes. A cohort having TAPVC repair at age ≤6 weeks between 1998 and 2007 were followed by the Complex Pediatric Therapies Follow-up Program at 4.5 years. Outcomes include mortality, full-scale intelligence ...
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