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Budhiparama Nicolaas C NC Nicolaas Institute of Constructive Orthopaedics Research and Education Foundation for Arthroplasty & Sports Medicine, Medistra Hospital, Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto Kav. 59, Jakarta, 12950, Indonesia, - - 2014
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) has been identified as an immediate threat to patients undergoing major orthopedic procedures such as total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Given the known dangers of VTE, arthroplasty surgeons are sensitive to the need for VTE thromboprophylaxis. However, the modalities of thromboprophylaxis used to ...
Zaffagnini S S II Clinica Ortopedica e Laboratorio di Biomeccanica ed Innovazione Tecnologica, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, - - 2014
To investigate time to return to sport and rate of professional sport activity in a homogenous group of competitive soccer players 4years after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and rehabilitation. Twenty-one male professional soccer players (mean age 22.9±5.4years) underwent non-anatomical double-bundle autologous hamstring ACL reconstruction and followed the same rehabilitative ...
Chu Chung-Hung - - 2014
This practitioner-based clinical trial compared the pain reduction achieved by professional prophylaxis with 8% arginine calcium carbonate (CaCO3) desensitizing paste versus 5% potassium nitrate (KNO3) toothpaste on adult patients with tooth hypersensitivity. All dentists in Hong Kong were invited to join the study. Each participating dentist identified six adult patients ...
Helito Camilo P - - 2013
Background:Knee arthroplasty is an efficient solution for osteoarthrosis in amputees. However, because of overload on the implant, it is apparently more subject to failure than in the non-amputated population. The aim of this case report is to show a failure of primary total knee arthroplasty contralateral to transfemoral amputation that ...
Amenabar Tomas - - 2013
To study the return to sport in a series of professional athletes in a single sport (Australian Rules Football), operated on arthroscopically for hip joint pathology. We performed a retrospective review of the senior author's surgical database starting in 2003. All of the patients who were Australian Football League (AFL) ...
Sinjari B - - 2013
Prosthetic rehabilitation improves the patient’s quality of life and oral health. The purpose of the present study was to assess the production of volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) using Oral Chroma™ in patients wearing provisional and permanent fixed prosthesis, who were treated or not, with supportive non-surgical periodontal therapy. A total ...
Malviya Ajay - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Although a large number of athletes' returns to sports after hip arthroscopic surgery for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), it is not clear if they do so to the preinjury level and whether professional athletes (PA) are more likely to return to the preinjury level compared with recreational athletes (RA). QUESTIONS/PURPOSES: ...
Ribeiro Fernanda V - - 2013
This double-masked, randomized controlled trial with a split-mouth design aimed to compare patient- and professional-centered outcomes using different therapeutic approaches-neodymium-yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) laser or scalpel technique-for gingival depigmentation. Patients presenting bilateral melanin gingival hyperpigmentation and who requested cosmetic therapy were recruited. Contralateral quadrants were randomly assigned to receive Nd:YAG ...
Chen C-H - - 2013
Elimination of cosmetic deformity of lower lip pits and lower lip protrusion is the most common indication for lower lip repair in Van der Woude syndrome. 34 patients with lower lip pits that were operated on between 1982 and 2006 were reviewed. Surgical correction was performed with one of three ...
Vandy Frank C - - 2013
Postoperative care of open abdominal aortic surgery (OAAS) traditionally involves the intensive care unit (ICU). We hypothesized that in patients without an indication for postoperative ICU admission, admission to a specialized vascular floor unit (hemodynamic monitoring, 2:1 nursing) offers cost savings to both payer and institution without compromising care. The ...
Kunz Regina - - 2012
Background: Professional societies, like many other organizations around the world, have recognized the need to use more rigorous processes to ensure that health care recommendations are informed by the best available research evidence. This is the third of a series of 14 articles that were prepared to advise guideline developers ...
Barrack R L - - 2012
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) remains an immediate threat to patients following total hip and knee replacement. While there is a strong consensus that steps should be taken to minimise the risk to patients by utilising some forms of prophylaxis for the vast majority of patients, the methods utilised have been extremely ...
Schunk Domagoj - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine the best airway device among the laryngeal mask, I-gel and the laryngeal tube used by healthcare professional groups with different levels of experience with paediatric airway management. METHOD: Three groups of healthcare professionals were separately provided with brief supervised training in ...
Balbino Marcos - - 2012
Fluorescein is associated with minor adverse effects during retinal angiography, and most of these effects are not severe and not related to immunological mechanism. However, on rare occasions, anaphylatoid reaction can occur, and fatalities involving fluorescein have been described. Life threatening complications after intravenous injection of sodium fluorescein require immediate ...
Halachmi Shlomit - - 2012
Laser hair removal at lower fluences, delivered under certain conditions, may retain the efficacy of high-fluence lasers while improving tolerability. We performed a pilot study comparing the efficacy, safety and tolerability of laser hair removal using traditional settings compared to lower fluences, delivered from a larger handpiece and under vacuum. ...
Bark S - - 2012
We report a case of a professional soccer player suffering from a traumatic cartilage lesion grade IV according to the Outerbridge classification at the femoral condyle treated with an enhanced microfracture technique (AMIC). Autologous Matrix-Induced Chondrogenesis (AMIC) is an innovative treatment for localized full-thickness cartilage defects combining the well-known microfracturing ...
Letada Philip R - - 2012
Background and Objective: Axillary hyperhidrosis is a rather common idiopathic disorder of the eccrine sweat glands, which can interfere with daily activities and cause significant social distress. The effects of 1064 nm laser hair reduction on sweat production in a pilot study in patients with focal axillary hyperhidrosis are described. ...
Nilforoushzadeh Mohammad Ali - - 2011
Laser systems that are commonly used for the treatment of hirsutism include the ruby laser (694 nm), the diode laser (800 nm), the alexandrite laser (755 nm) and the Nd:YAG laser (1084 nm). The diode laser and alexandrite laser are considered effective in treatment of hirsutism in dark-skinned patients. The ...
Hall Rebecca R - - 2011
  A healthy 10-year-old girl was referred for evaluation of patchy hair loss on the scalp of longer than 6 months duration. She had been diagnosed and treated for head lice approximately 1 month before onset of the hair loss. Examination of the scalp showed discrete ovoid patches of hair loss at ...
Lee G-Y - - 2011
Background  Female pattern hair loss (FPHL) is the most common cause of hair loss in women, and its prevalence increases with advancing age. Affected women may experience psychological distress and social withdrawal. A variety of laser and light sources have been tried for treatment of hair loss, and some success ...
Gan E Y - - 2011
Background:  Vitiligo in hair-bearing areas is often associated with leukotrichia. Repigmentation of leukotrichia has been reported mainly with tissue and follicular hair grafts. Objectives:  This study aims to evaluate the repigmentation response of leukotrichia after non-cultured cellular grafting. Methods:  We retrospectively reviewed patients with stable generalised and segmental vitiligo who ...
Alpa Mirella - - 2011
A 23-year-old man complained of progressive left ear hearing loss and tinnitus and was unsuccessfully treated with steroids and mannitol. Four months later he presented with sudden, severe, asymmetrical, bilateral sensorineural hearing loss. The results of the laboratory workup were normal except for antinuclear autoantibodies. Auditory brain stem responses showed ...
Alijanpoor Robabeh - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to introduce adjunct therapy to intense pulsed light (IPL) and to assess it in terms of safety, expense, feasibility, and efficacy. Currently there is no satisfactory, efficient method for long-term white hair removal. We conducted a randomized clinical trial of hirsute patients with excessive ...
Petilon Julio - - 2011
Evaluation of lumbar total disc arthroplasty (TDA) in military patients. To evaluate the clinical and radiographic outcomes of US military personnel who have undergone TDA for degenerative disc disease and to assess the retention versus discharge rate after undergoing this procedure. TDA was developed as an alternative to arthrodesis for ...
Rouben David - - 2011
Both open and minimally invasive lumbar fusion surgeries (MIS) are used to treat patients with symptomatic degenerative spinal pathologies. Open lumbar fusion surgery studies have reported excellent short-term safety and long-term clinical outcomes. MIS has shown excellent safety and short-term clinical success, but there is very little information on its ...
Aoi Yoshihiro - - 2011
Direct laryngoscopy along with manual inline stabilization (MIS) is currently the standard care for patients with suspected neck injuries. However, cervical collar immobilization is more commonly performed in the prehospital environment, and its early removal is necessary before intubation. We hypothesized that if usability of Airway Scope (AWS) in a ...
Pai Ganesh S - - 2011
Abstract Background: This study was designed to evaluate the hypothesis that low-level fluences done repetitively on a hair follicle will produce permanent hair removal with less discomfort and fewer side effects than a single high-fluence pulse. Objective: To compare the safety and efficacy of a low-fluence, high-repetition rate versus a ...
Bhatia Amit - - 2011
Background  Coal tar has been a very popular traditional treatment for various types of psoriasis for over a century. It is the first-line treatment for scalp, hand, and foot psoriasis. However, the application of coal tar on hair invariably causes staining, which results in a high degree of patient non-compliance, ...
Liu Tao - - 2011
A nonrandomized controlled trial. To compare the clinical outcomes, radiographic changes, and complications of patients with multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy who underwent ACDF with the plate cage benezech (PCB) implant system and laminoplasty. Using anterior or posterior surgery for multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy continues to be the subject of considerable ...
Zor Fatih - - 2011
Background  The mini- and micro-grafting method is still one of the most current treatment methods for male pattern baldness and female androgenic alopecia. The preparation of the recipient area with 16G needle has been reported in the literature. However, during the insertion of grafts, the neighboring grafts tend to `pop ...
Ren Xianjun - - 2011
This is a prospective, consecutive series study to determine the role of the Bryan artificial cervical disc replacement to treat the isolated cervical disc herniation for Chinese patients. To evaluate the intermediate clinical outcome and its limitations of Bryan cervical disc replacement in the management of isolated cervical disc herniation ...
Im Myung - - 2011
Many treatments induce remission in patients with alopecia areata. Systemic steroids, for example, are effective in the treatment of severe alopecia areata but have many side-effects. To avoid these side-effects, high-dose bolus infusions of methylprednisolone have been used to treat severe alopecia areata. The purpose of this study was to ...
Hsu Wellington K - - 2011
STUDY DESIGN.: Retrospective cohort study. OBJECTIVE.: To determine the performance-based outcomes in elite athletes of the National Football League (NFL) after a cervical disc herniation. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA.: Because outcomes after the treatment of cervical disc herniations (CDH) in elite athletes are currently unknown, the treatment decisions for this ...
Modi Hitesh N - - 2011
A prospective case series. To prospectively analyze the incidence, characteristics, clinical outcomes, and risk factors of postoperative spinal epidural hematoma (SEH) after microscopic lumbar decompression using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Studies prospectively focusing on postoperative SEH after microscopic lumbar decompression alone are rare. Eighty-nine patients who underwent microscopic lumbar decompressive ...
Park Daniel K - - 2011
STUDY DESIGN.: Prospective, randomized trial. OBJECTIVE.: To assess the in vivo kinematics of the cervical spine after cervical fusion and arthroplasty. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA.: Compared with spinal fusion, disc replacement may impede the development of adjacent segment disease. To achieve this goal, any arthroplasty device should achieve desired spinal ...
Bloom Jason D - - 2011
To assess the relative sharpness of osteotomes after multiple uses, routine maintenance, and sharpening. This prospective clinical study and mechanical model quantified the relative sharpness of identical osteotomes at baseline; after 3, 6, and 9 uses; and after sharpening techniques compared with osteotomes from hospital central supply. The Instron universal ...
Gautam Sujeet - - 2011
To compare the efficacy of oxygen-ozone therapy and the combined use of oxygen-ozone therapy with percutaneous intradiscal radiofrequency thermocoagulation (PIRFT) for the treatment of contained lumbar disc herniation. Ninety-one adult patients with low back pain secondary to contained lumbar disc herniation were randomly assigned into two groups. Ozone group received ...
Fakouri Bahram - - 2011
Retrospective cohort study. To compare the long-term outcome of microdiscectomy versus sequestrectomy/free fragmentectomy for lumbar disc herniation. Conventional lumbar microdiscectomy involves substantial excision of disc material from the intervertebral disc space to prevent reherniation. However, in selected patients removal of free-disc fragment sequestrectomy, without clearing the disc space can be ...
Atkins Edward J - - 2011
Currently there is no generally accepted, well-proven treatment for nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). Most proposed treatments are empirical and include antithrombotics, vasodynamic agents, treatments aimed at reducing optic disc edema, and various neuroprotective strategies. Most potential treatments have been inadequately studied, prematurely embraced, or prematurely discarded. Evidence for ...
Peng Chan Wearn Benedict - - 2011
prospective study. present results of Prestige LP artificial cervical disc replacement (ADR). motion preservation with ADR can potentially reduce adjacent segment degeneration. METHODS.: Forty patients with 59 Prestige LP ADR were analyzed. Cervical range of motion, Neck Disability Index, Visual Analogue, Short Form-36, Modified American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and ...
Adisa Adewale Oluseye - - 2011
When a surgical operation is to be conducted through a hair bearing part of the body, hair removal is often performed. This study aimed to evaluate the relationship of two methods of preoperative hair removal to postoperative wound infection in a developing country where razor shaving is very popular. Consecutive ...
Kuldeep Cm - - 2011
Alopecia areata (AA) is a common, non-scarring, patchy loss of hair at scalp and elsewhere. Its pathogenesis is uncertain; however, auto-immunity has been exemplified in various studies. Familial incidence of AA is 10-42%, but in monozygotic twins is 50%. Local steroids (topical / intra-lesional) are very effective in treatment of ...
Tanner Judith - - 2011
Although preparation of people for surgery has traditionally included removal of hair from the incision site, some studies claim that preoperative hair removal is harmful, causes surgical site infections (SSIs), and should be avoided. To determine if routine pre-operative hair removal (compared with no removal) and the timing or method ...
Bedaiwy Mohamed A - - 2011
The objective of this study was to compare letrozole-stimulated cycles to natural cycles in 208 patients undergoing intrauterine insemination (IUI) between July of 2004 and January of 2007. Group I (n = 47) received cycle monitoring only (natural group), Group II (n = 125) received letrozole 2.5 mg/day on cycle ...
Larsen Christian P - - 2010
At 1 year, belatacept was associated with similar patient/graft survival, better renal function, and an improved cardiovascular/metabolic risk profile versus cyclosporine A (CsA) in the Belatacept Evaluation of Nephroprotection and Efficacy as Firstline Immunosuppression Trial (BENEFIT) and Belatacept Evaluation of Nephroprotection and Efficacy as Firstline Immunosuppression Trial-EXTended criteria donors (BENEFIT-EXT) ...
Katsimihas Michael - - 2010
Early and intermediate results have shown that the SB CHARITÉ III total disc arthroplasty (TDA) favourably compares to spinal fusion, but is associated with fewer complications and higher levels of satisfaction. We sought to prospectively report the clinical and radiographic results of the CHARITÉ III TDA after an average of ...
Miyazaki Masashi - - 2010
Retrospective cross-sectional study. This study aimed to elucidate the relationship between developmental spinal canal stenosis (DCS) and morphologic features in the cervical spine by comparing the features between DCS and nondevelopmental spinal canal stenosis (NDCS). DCS is an important predisposing factor for cervical myelopathy. Further, various posterior cervical spinal instrumentations ...
Sakai Yoshihito - - 2010
A retrospective multicenter study of series of 12 patients with spinal cord sarcoidosis who underwent surgery. To evaluate the postoperative outcomes of patients with cervical spinal cord sarcoidosis accompanied with compressive myelopathy and effect of decompressive surgery on the prognosis of sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis is a chronic, multisystem noncaseating granulomatous disease. ...
Yalvac Ilgaz Sagdic - - 2010
To correlate retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFL) and optic nerve head (ONH) parameters measured with optical coherence tomography (OCT) with the Scoring Tool for Assessing Risk (STAR) threshold in patients with ocular hypertension (OH). The study included 92 patients with OH. They were divided into low-risk (n=32), moderate-risk (n=36), ...
Rahme Ralph - - 2010
The natural history of Modic changes (MCs) in the lumbar spine is often marked by conversion from one type to another, but their course following lumbar discectomy remains unknown. The authors sought to study the impact of surgery on the natural history of these lesions. Forty-one patients treated with lumbar ...
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