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Schwyzer Lucia L Department of Neurosurgery, Kantonsspital Aarau, Aarau, - - 2015
To evaluate the subjective outcome and quality of life (QoL) of patients who suffered from aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage and underwent endovascular coiling or microsurgical clipping in a single center. For this retrospective single-center study, we included patients who underwent aneurysm occlusion at the Cantonal Hospital of Aarau between January 2000 ...
Kimura Hidehito H Department of Neurosurgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7-5-1, Kusuniki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, 650-0017, Japan, - - 2015
In order to prevent cerebral vasospasm (VS) following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), we introduced combined enteral nutrition (EN) and parenteral nutrition (PN) with oral cilostazol administration to the postoperative patient after SAH and investigated the effect on VS. After aneurysmal SAH, 130 postoperative patients were enrolled in this study between ...
Marcellin-Little Denis J DJ Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, NCSU CVM VHC #2563, 1052 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607-4065, USA. Electronic address: - - 2015
Patients who have total joint arthroplasty have varying needs related to rehabilitation. In the short term, rehabilitation should be used in all dogs to identify high-risk patients and to minimize the likelihood of postoperative complications. Many patients undergoing total hip replacement recover uneventfully without needing long-term physiotherapy. All patients undergoing ...
Hallaj-Moghadam Mohammad M Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Science, Mashhad, - - 2015
Although the Ponseti serial casting method is the gold standard for the management of clubfoot, surgical correction remains the best option for resistant cases. Therefore, we compared posteromedial and posteromedial-lateral surgical approaches for the correction of resistant clubfoot. Between 2007 and 2013, 68 patients with idiopathic nonsyndromic resistant clubfoot, who ...
Karami Mohsen M Departments of aOrthopedic Surgery bRadiology, Taleghani University Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran cDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery, Victor Dupouy d'Argenteuil Hospital, Paris 7 University, Paris, - - 2015
The congenital talipes equinovarus (clubfoot) is one of the most common congenital conditions requiring orthopedic intervention. This study was carried out to evaluate the effect of unintentional partial Achilles tendon cut during percutaneous tenotomy on the success rate of Ponseti management. Percentage of Achilles tendon cut following percutaneous tenotomy was ...
Day Judd S JS Exponent, Inc., Menlo Park, CA, USA; Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, - - 2015
Chemoprophylaxis for venous thromboembolism (VTE) is considered standard of care after lower but not after upper extremity arthroplasty. Medicare claims data were analyzed to determine the national incidence of symptomatic VTE after shoulder arthroplasty during the index surgical admission and after discharge. Incidence of VTE was compared between shoulder arthroplasty ...
Ertas Gamze G Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation (Dr Ertas, Bengi Sener, Kaya, Ustun, and Koksal) and Pain Medicine (Dr Ozkan), Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, - - 2015
We investigated the effects of P6 acustimulation on the incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV), antiemetic requirements, and side effects in patients undergoing gynecological laparoscopy with a high risk of PONV. Sixty-two patients were divided into 2 groups randomly: a ReliefBand group (RB group) and a sham ReliefBand group ...
Madbouly Khaled M KM Department of Surgery, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt. Electronic address: - - 2015
Rectal hyposensitivity (RH) can lead to fecal incontinence (FI). Sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) is known to modulate rectal sensation, but no data about affecting FI owing to RH are available. This prospective study aimed to assess the therapeutic effect of temporary SNS on patients with FI owing to RH. Twenty-four ...
Castaño-Milla Carlos C *Services of Gastroenterology, Hospital Universitario de La Princesa, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Princesa (IP) †Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas (CIBEREHD) **Hospital Universitario de La Paz §§Hospital Infanta Sofía ‡‡‡Hospital Infanta Cristina §§§Hospital Universitario de Fuenlabrada, Madrid ‡Hospital de Cabueñes, Gijón, Asturias §Hospital Clínico Universitario de Santiago, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia ∥Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía, Murcia ¶Hospital de Donostia, Instituto Biodonostia, Universidad del País Vasco, Leioa †††Hospital de Galdakao-Usánsolo, Galdakao, Bizkaia #Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas (CIBEREHD), San Sebastián ††Complejo Hospitalario de Pontevedra, Pontevedra ‡‡Hospital de León, León ∥∥Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau ##Departament de Medicina, Corporació Sanitària Universitària Parc Taulí, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Sardañola del Vallés ¶¶Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa, Terrassa ***Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas (CIBEREHD), Sabadell, Barcelona, - - 2015
Data regarding the effectiveness of adalimumab (ADA) in the treatment of perianal fistula in patients with Crohn's disease (CD) naive to antitumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapy are scarce. : To assess the effectiveness of ADA in the treatment of perianal fistulas in CD patients naive to anti-TNF therapy. A retrospective ...
Shymon Stephen J SJ *San Diego School of Medicine, University of California †Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, San Diego, - - 2015
Arthroscopic and open Bankart repairs have proven efficacy in adults with recurrent anterior shoulder instability. Although studies have included children in their analysis, none have previously compared functional outcomes or redislocation rates between these 2 methodologies for anteroinferior glenoid labrum repair in this young population. We hypothesize that open and ...
Kyrklund Kristiina K Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, - - 2015
Anterior sagittal anorectoplasty is a standardized operative treatment for females with congenital rectoperineal or vestibular fistula. The controlled, long-term outcomes require characterization. The aim of this study was to define the bowel functional outcomes following anterior sagittal anorectoplasty in relation to age- and sex-matched controls. This cross-sectional study was conducted ...
Ding Weiwei W Research Institute of General Surgery, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing University School of Medicine, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, People's Republic of - - 2015
The treatment of slow-transit constipation combined with outlet obstruction is controversial. Subtotal colectomy with colorectal anastomosis is regarded as a safe and effective surgical option for refractory constipation. The clinical and morphologic outcomes of patients who underwent subtotal colectomy with colorectal anastomosis for refractory mixed constipation were prospectively evaluated. This ...
Rajaram Ravi R Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois2Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC), Department of Surgery and Center for Healthcare Studies in the Institute for Public Health and - - 2014
In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) restricted resident duty hour requirements beyond those established in 2003, leading to concerns about the effects on patient care and resident training. To determine if the 2011 ACGME duty hour reform was associated with a change in general surgery patient ...
Schneider Stefan R B SR Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Universitätsklinikum Münster, Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1, Gebäude A1, 48149, Münster, Germany, - - 2014
We report on our experience with a simplified elephant trunk (ET) procedure with a multi-branched prosthesis (Vascutek(®) Siena™ Collared Graft). It consists of a proximal portion (20 cm) with prefabricated side branches, a collar and a distal portion (30 cm). The collar, which can be trimmed into any desired diameter, constitutes the ...
Johns Neil - - 2014
BackgroundEndovascular technology now permits total endovascular thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) repair with high volume centres reporting encouraging results. The long-term durability of such stent grafts is unknown, leading to concerns regarding their use in younger patients. This study reports contemporary outcomes of open repair in young patients.MethodsOutcomes for patients age ...
Marumo Satoshi - - 2014
BackgroundAspiration pneumonia is an urgent health concern with high mortality and long hospitalization in industrialized and aging countries. However, there is no information about the effectiveness of azithromycin (AZM) for the treatment of aspiration pneumonia. This study investigated if AZM is effective for the treatment of aspiration pneumonia.MethodsPatients with aspiration ...
Watanabe Taiju - - 2014
BackgroundAfter restrictive mitral annuloplasty (RMAP) for functional mitral regurgitation (MR), the MR frequently recurs. Papillary muscle relocation (PMR) should reduce the recurrence rate. We assessed the influence of procedural differences in PMR on the postoperative mitral valve configuration.MethodsThirty-nine patients who underwent mitral valve repair for functional MR were enrolled. In ...
Hu Jian-Wei JW Endoscopy Center and Endoscopy Research Institute, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, 180 FengLin Road, Shanghai, 200032, - - 2014
The sigmoid-shaped esophagus is considered to be the advanced stage of achalasia, in which the esophageal lumen is significantly dilated, swerved, and rotated. In consideration of the efficacy of peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for early achalasia, it may also offer another option for the treatment of advanced achalasia with sigmoid-shaped ...
Alatise Olusegun I - - 2014
BackgroundUpper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) remains a common medical problem worldwide that has significant associated morbidity, mortality, and health care resource use. This study outlines the aetiology, clinical presentation, and treatment outcomes of patients with UGIB in a Nigerian low resource health facility.MethodsThis was a descriptive study of consecutive patients who ...
Stevens A J AJ Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia, - - 2014
Several studies have investigated the presence of a drug interaction between tramadol and ondansetron that reduced the efficacy of tramadol postoperatively. Most of these studies were small and the results inconsistent, so we performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials comparing the cumulative dose of tramadol administered ...
Peris Pilar P Rheumatology Department, CIBERehd, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain, - - 2014
In a recent randomized controlled trial comparing vertebroplasty (VP) versus conservative treatment (CT) in patients with symptomatic vertebral fractures (VF), we observed the development of chronic back pain (CBP) in nearly one-quarter of patients. The aim of this study was to identify the risk factors related to the development of ...
Arends Tom J H TJ Department of Urology, Radboud University Medical Centre, Geert Grooteplein zuid 10, 6525 GA, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, - - 2014
To explore whether urinary cytokine and chemokine (CK) levels differed between cold mitomycin-C (cold-MMC)-treated patients and chemohyperthermia (C-HT)-treated patients, to shed light on the possible molecular mechanisms that might explain the superior outcome of C-HT. Furthermore, CK-differences were explored between C-HT responders and C-HT non-responders. Twelve NMIBC patients were included. ...
Davis Stephanie D SD Riley Children's Hospital, Indiana University School of Medicine, Pediatrics, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States ; - - 2014
Rationale: The relationship between clinical phenotype of childhood primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) and ultrastructural defects and genotype is poorly defined. Objectives: To delineate clinical features of childhood PCD and their associations with ultrastructural defects and genotype. Methods and Measurements: 118 participants <19 years old with PCD were evaluated prospectively at ...
Roy Kallol Kumar KK Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
To compare the operation and reproductive outcome of hysteroscopic septal resection using unipolar resectoscope verses bipolar resectoscope. In this prospective randomized study, 70 women underwent hysteroscopic septal resection using either unipolar resectoscope or bipolar resectoscope. Intraoperative parameters (operation time, fluid deficit and complications) and pre- and postoperative serum sodium levels ...
Tawfik Kareem O KO Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, - - 2014
To determine risk factors for decannulation failure after laryngotracheal reconstruction performed at a single institution over a 10-year period. This is a retrospective cohort study. The study population included 95 adult patients who underwent laryngotracheal reconstruction at a single tertiary care medical center between 2003 and 2012. Data were retrospectively ...
Niwa Yukiko Y Department of Gastroenterological Surgery (Surgery II), Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya, 466-8550, - - 2014
Clinicians often encounter left pleural effusion after esophagectomy, which sometimes necessitates thoracentesis. We have introduced a new drainage method, bilateral pleural drainage by single Blake drain (BDSD), which we have been using since April 2013. This study aims to evaluate the performance of the BDSD. The BDSD method employs a ...
Matsen Frederick A FA 3rd Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Box 356500, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, WA, 98195, USA, - - 2014
The arthritic triad of glenoid biconcavity, glenoid retroversion, and posterior displacement of the humeral head on the glenoid is associated with an increased risk of failure of total shoulder joint replacement. Although a number of glenohumeral arthroplasty techniques are being used to manage this complex pathology, problems with glenoid component ...
Sun Feng F Department of Urology, Shanghai First People's Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, No.100, Haining Road, Shanghai, 200080, - - 2014
To evaluate the long-term durability and complication rates after thulium laser resection of prostate (TmLRP) through a prospective multiple-center study. From November 2004 to December 2011, we prospectively studied 2,216 patients with symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) treated with thulium laser resection of the prostate at four medical centers. Patients ...
Krohn T T Thomas Krohn, MD, University Hospital Aachen, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Pauwelsstr. 3, 52074 Aachen, Germany, Tel. +49/(0)241/803 57 89, Fax - - 2014
Aim: To compare uptake measurements and different methods for the pretherapeutic determination of the effective thyroidal 131I half life (Teff) to the results of posttherapeutic dosimetric measurements. Patients, methods: Retrospective study of 1538 patients who received their first RIT in our department for autonomous thyroid nodules (ATN), autonomous multinodular goiter ...
Azawi Nessn H NH Department of Urology, Roskilde Hospital, Kogevej 7-13, 4000, Roskilde, Denmark, - - 2014
Because more than 70 % of patients with localized tumors experience 10 years of cancer-specific survival, their quality of life (QoL) after surgery is important. The aim of this study was to explore the impact of the type of surgery (partial vs. total nephrectomy) and the postoperative outcome on the QoL of ...
O'Carroll Cumara B CB 1 Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic , Phoenix, - - 2014
Abstract Background: Telemedicine has created access to emergency stroke care for patients in all communities, regardless of geography. We hypothesized that there is no difference in speed of assessment between vascular neurologist (VN) robotic telepresence and standard VN-supervised stroke alert patients in a metropolitan primary stroke center. Materials and Methods: ...
Nagao Tomoyuki T Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, - - 2014
Apixaban, a factor Xa (FXa) inhibitor, is a new oral anticoagulant for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AF). However, little is known about its efficacy and safety as a periprocedural anticoagulant therapy for patients who had undergone catheter ablation (CA) for AF. We evaluated 342 consecutive patients who underwent CA ...
Jang Won Seok WS Department of Gastroenterology, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, 892 Dongnam-ro, Gangdong-gu, Seoul, 134-727, Korea, - - 2014
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the treatment of choice for acute cholecystitis. However, the morbidity and mortality rates are high in elderly patients or in those with co-morbidities at the time of surgery. Percutaneous cholecystostomy (PC) is a safe treatment for acute inflammation of the gall bladder. This study aimed to ...
Tanihara Hidenobu H Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, - - 2014
To investigate the intra-ocular pressure (IOP)-lowering effects of a selective Rho kinase inhibitor, ripasudil (K-115), over 24 hr in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) or ocular hypertension (OHT). In this multicenter, prospective, randomized, open-label, 3-period, Latin-square crossover clinical study, 28 patients with POAG or OHT whose IOP level was 21 mmHg ...
Mohanty Shubhranshu S SS aSeth G.S. Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital bGrant Medical College & Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Heterotrophic ossification has been defined as abnormal formation of mature lamellar bone in soft tissues. Neurogenic heterotopic ossification has been well described in adults. However, it is uncommon in the pediatric population, where it has been noted to recede in some cases. There are very few reports of postmeningitis bilateral ...
Kotowycz Mark A MA Interventional Cardiology Program, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
Rotational atherectomy (RA) has traditionally been carried out using 7 or 8 Fr guides through a transfemoral approach to allow for passage of 2.0 mm burrs or larger. With transradial percutaneous coronary intervention becoming more common, our aim was to investigate whether transradial RA would offer equivalent rates of procedural success when ...
Fakhraie Ghasem G Eye Research Center, Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
To investigate the outcome of trabeculectomy with or without adjunctive intracameral bevacizumab. In this prospective, double-blind, randomized clinical trial, 71 patients with primary open-angle or pseudoexfoliation glaucoma were randomly assigned to receive either 1.25 mg intracameral bevacizumab (n=36) or balanced salt solution as placebo (n=35) at the end of trabeculectomy. ...
Ozyol Pelin P *Department of Ophthalmology, Muğla Sitki Koçman University Faculty of Medicine, Muğla †Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, - - 2014
To investigate the effect of nepafenac on intraocular pressure (IOP) in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) patients treated with prostaglandin (PG) analogs. This prospective clinical study included 35 patients who had been receiving latanoprost (n=12), travoprost (n=12), or bimatoprost (n=11) for POAG. Nepafenac 0.1% and placebo drops were administered to the ...
Sazak Hilal H Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Ataturk Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Education and Research Hospital, Ankara; - - 2014
Transbronchial needle aspiration using endobronchial ultrasonography (EBUS-TBNA), a new minimally invasive diagnostic procedure, has been used to evaluate intrathoracic lymph nodes. It has been reported that EBUS-TBNA can be performed safely under sedation and provides a high level of patient satisfaction. We aimed to describe perianesthetic data, and compare results ...
Kim Kang Min KM Department of Neurosurgery, Kangwon National University Hospital, Gangwon-do, Republic of - - 2014
The effectiveness of a scoring system based on the circle of Willis for evaluations of collateral circulation was studied in patients with intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis. Eighty-three patients who underwent medical or endovascular treatment for symptomatic and severe intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis were enrolled in the study. Clinical profiles, status of the ...
Landis Zachary C ZC *Penn State College of Medicine, †Penn State Hershey Medical - - 2014
The optimal timing of left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation in management of advanced heart failure remains controversial. We hypothesize that in patients with cardiogenic shock, the severity of end-organ dysfunction as determined by the sequential organ failure assessment (SOFA) score is a determinant of outcomes after LVAD implantation. We ...
Patel Vikas V VV 1University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO, Phone: 303-724-2969, E-mail: vikas.patel@ucdenver.edu 2Department of Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, Phone: 203-785-2584, Email: peter.whang@yale.edu 3Performance Spine and Sports Physicians, P.C., Pottstown, PA, Phone: 610-970-4700, Email: thaley@performance-spine.com 4Texas Back Institute, Denton, TX, Phone: 940-382-2204, Email: dbradley@texasback.com 5Spine Institute of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA, Phone: 318-629-5555, Email: pnunley@louisianaspine.org 6Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, Phone: 631-444-1116, Email: raphael.davis@sbumed.org 7Miller Scientific Consulting, Inc., Asheville, NC, Phone: 828-450-1895, Email: larry@millerscientific.com 8The Jon Block Group, San Francisco, CA, Phone: 415-775-7947, Email: jonblock@jonblockgroup.com 9McLaren Hospital, Petoskey, MI, Phone: 231-487-3182, Email: - - 2014
Study Design. Prospective, multicenter, randomized, controlled, investigational device exemption (IDE) noninferiority trial.Objective. To determine 2-year outcomes in patients with intermittent neurogenic claudication secondary to moderate lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) who were treated with the Superion interspinous process spacer.Summary of Background Data. Interspinous spacers are a less invasive treatment alternative compared ...
Anderson Joshua T JT Joshua T. Anderson, BS, University Hospitals Case Medical Center Department of Orthopaedics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, jta38@case.edu Arnold R. Haas, BS, BA, Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, BWC 30 W. Spring St. Columbus, OH 43215, Arnold.H.1@bwc.state.oh.us Rick Percy, PhD, Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, BWC 30 W. Spring St. Columbus, OH 43215, Rick.Percy@bwc.state.oh.us Stephen T. Woods, MD, Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, BWC 30 W. Spring St. Columbus, OH 43215-2256, Stephen.W.1@bwc.state.oh.us Uri M. Ahn, MD, New Hampshire NeuroSpine Institute, 4 Hawthorne Drive Bedford, NH 03110, umahn@nhneurospine.com Nicholas U. Ahn, MD, University Hospitals Case Medical Center Department of Orthopaedics, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, - - 2014
Study Design. Retrospective cohort studyObjective. Compare lumbar fusion outcomes, return to work (RTW) status in particular, between workers' compensation (WC) subjects undergoing single level posterolateral fusion for either spondylolisthesis or degenerative disc disease (DDD)Summary of Background Data. Lumbar fusion for spondylolisthesis tends to yield more consistent outcomes than fusion for ...
Xia Lei - - 2014
Study Design. Retrospective analysis.Objective. To compare radiographic analysis and clinical outcomes of spinal osteotomy techniques, including Smith-Petersen osteotomy (SPO), pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) and vertebral column resection (VCR), and analyze the relationship between preoperative evaluation and postoperative complication incidence.Summary of Background Data. These three techniques have been extensively reported previously, ...
Santangeli Pasquale P Cardiovascular Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, - - 2014
-The occurrence of periprocedural acute hemodynamic decompensation (AHD) in patients undergoing radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) of scar-related ventricular tachycardia (VT) has not been previously investigated. -We identified univariate predictors of periprocedural AHD in 193 consecutive patients undergoing RFCA of scar-related VT. AHD was defined as persistent hypotension despite vasopressors and ...
Tang Hao-Che HC Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, - - 2014
Osteonecrosis of the femoral head is a major complication in the treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). Redislocation and secondary surgeries were regarded as risk factors of osteonecrosis. This study aims to clarify whether prior failed closed reduction is a risk factor of osteonecrosis in subsequent surgery. We ...
Miao Wusheng W Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Honghui Hospital, Xi'an Jiaotong University College of Medicine, Shanxi, - - 2014
Humerus varus is a rare disease in children that can cause limited active abduction and forward flexion of the shoulder as well as upper limb length discrepancies. Valgus osteotomy of the proximal humerus is an effective method to treat this disease, although internal fixation with a plate and screws is ...
Park Jin-Young JY Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Capsular laxity is a main contributing factor in recurrent shoulder instability and is suggested to be correlated with increased capsular volume. Arthroscopic capsular shift combined with Bankart repair can reduce the capsular volume and reinforce the redundant capsule; however, as the capsuloligamentous structure has viscoelastic properties, it is possible for ...
Bang Henriksen M M Department of Neurology, Aarhus University Hospital, Nørrebrogade, Aarhus C, - - 2014
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) for severe Parkinson's disease (PD) outperforms the best medical treatment in controlling motor symptoms and improving quality of life. Nevertheless disease progression cannot be controlled, and the development of dementia over time is nearly inevitable, often resulting in nursing home placement. Ten-year survival, development of hallucinations, ...
Gopalakrishna Kadarapura N KN *Department of Neuroanesthesia, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, Karnataka Departments of †Anesthesiology ‡Neuroanesthesiology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology §Department of Neurosurgery, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Trivandrum, Kerala ∥Meenakshi Hospitals, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
Transnasal transsphenoidal (TNTS) resection of pituitary tumors involves wide fluctuation in hemodynamic parameter and causes hypertension and tachycardia due to intense noxious stimuli during various stages of surgery. None of routinely used anesthetic agents effectively blunts the undesirable hemodynamic responses, and therefore usually there is a need to use increased ...
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