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Ohta Nobuo - - 2011
The aim of this paper was to evaluate the outcome and complications of the treatment of patients with salivary mucocele by intralesional injection therapy with OK-432. We tried OK-432 therapy in 20 patients with salivary mucocele. We injected OK-432 solution into the lesion with a 27-gauge needle to prevent any ...
Zook Jennifer E - - 2011
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is an uncommon proliferative lesion of synovial tissue. In diffuse PVNS, recurrence rates are high after resection alone. Adjuvant external beam radiation therapy contributes to improved local control. Limited data exist for intra-articular radioisotope therapy after surgical resection. We report institutional experience with intra-articular chromic phosphate ...
Luo Quanfeng - - 2011
Bleomycin A5 has been reported effective for infantile haemangioma (IH), but the usage and complications were described a little. We have used bleomycin A5 to treat maxillofacial IHs for 15 years. This paper describes the procedures to use bleomycin A5 and avoid its complications based on our clinical practices. Bleomycin ...
Edelstein Daniel - - 2010
IMPORTANCE OF THE FIELD: Testosterone undecanoate (TU) represents an exciting new testosterone replacement therapy for hypogonadal men due to its convenient dosing schedule and favorable pharmacokinetic and safety profiles. AREAS COVERED IN THIS REVIEW: Clinical, pharmacokinetic and safety characteristics of TU will be reviewed. The characteristics of currently approved testosterone ...
Hayek S - - 2010
Our aim was to evaluate the effect of adding inhibitory casting to the treatment of young children with cerebral palsy who received injections of botulinum neurotoxin A (BoNT-A) to gastrocnemius for equinus gait. Of the 20 patients in the series, 11 in group A had inhibitory casts applied on the ...
Pérez-Rico Consuelo - - 2010
PURPOSE: To determine the effect of intravitreal injection of ranibizumab on the corneal endothelium in patients with choroidal neovascularization in age-related macular degeneration. METHODS: Observational prospective case series study. Fifty-two eyes of 52 consecutive patients (29 men, 23 women; age range, 61-80 years) were evaluated. All participants received monthly intravitreal ...
Barbosa Egberto Reis - - 2010
In order to evaluate the long-term effect of botulinum toxin type A (BTX) in the treatment of hemifacial spasm (HFS), a retrospective analysis of patients treated at the Movement Disorders Unit of the Division of Neurology, Clinical Hospital, University of São Paulo, School of Medicine from 1993 to 2004 was ...
Yilmaz Taygan - - 2011
To compare intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) injection versus macular photocoagulation (MPC) or a combination of intravitreal bevacizumab and intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVB/IVTA) injection in improving visual acuity (VA) of patients with primary diabetic macular oedema (DMO). The following databases were searched: Medline (1950 - December week 3, 2009), The Cochrane Library ...
Swindells M G - - 2010
Osteoarthritis of the trapeziometacarpal joint (TMJ) is a common condition causing significant disability. Conservative treatments include intra-articular steroid injections. This clinical, observational study prospectively reviewed the longevity of benefit of steroid injections into the TMJ. Eighty-three patients were recruited with a median age of 62 years and injected with steroid ...
Kulaksizoglu Haluk - - 2010
To evaluate the efficacy of intravesical Botulinum toxin injection for overactive bladder symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's Disease patients with overactive bladder symptoms and incontinence were included in the study. Patients were interviewed using the SEAPI questionnaire. The caregivers evaluated their decline in quality of life using the ...
Gopal S - - 2011
The safety and tolerability of paliperidone palmitate, an injectable atypical antipsychotic agent, were assessed in a 1-year open-label extension of a double-blind study in patients with schizophrenia. Patients from the double-blind study who experienced a recurrence, remained recurrence free until study end, or who were in the transition, maintenance or ...
Karadag-Saygi Evrim - - 2010
To evaluate the effect of kinesiotaping as an adjuvant therapy to botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) injection in lower extremity spasticity. This is a single-center, randomized, and double-blind study. Twenty hemiplegic patients with spastic equinus foot were enrolled into the study and randomized into 2 groups. The first group (n=10) received ...
Kruegel Jenny - - 2010
BACKGROUND: A man diagnosed with Stensen's duct stenosis exhibited recurrent parotid swelling, invariably during meals. Previous parotid duct dilations and percutaneous radiotherapy were ineffective. Botulinum toxin (BTX) injections were injected into the affected gland to regulate salivary flow and reduce parotid swelling. METHODS: BTX (22.5 units) was injected into the ...
Zamani Maryam - - 2010
PURPOSE: This study aims to present the use of Restylane Sub-Q for orbital volume augmentation in patients with secondary volume deficiency either postenucleation or postevisceration or those with phthisical eyes. METHODS: This prospective case series reviews clinical, photographic, and radiologic records of 16 patients with anophthalmic or enophthalmic orbits who ...
Mehdinasab Seyed Abdolhossein - - 2010
There is no consensus in the treatment of de Quervain's tenosynovitis, but wrist support with or without local corticosteroid injection has been considered as an effective treatment modality. Some patients have expressed reluctance for steroid injections because of the fear of probable adverse reactions. This study was performed to compare ...
Naderi Mostafa - - 2010
Sulfur mustard (SM) is an alkylating agent that can affect cornea and induce various complications. With regard to the role of the enzyme collagenase in dermatologic complications induced by sm and its role in other ocular disorders, we studied the effect of SM and nitrogen mustard (NM) on collagen degradation ...
Saracco Maria Gabriella - - 2010
Headache syndromes often involve occipital and neck symptoms suggesting a functional connectivity between nociceptive trigeminal and cervical afferents. Several studies have suggested that pain relief in migraine and other types of headache can be achieved by local injections of steroids, local anaesthetics or a mixture of both in the area ...
Ferriero G - - 2010
AIM: To reduce ankle clonus in patients with spastic paresis either phenol nerve block of the tibialis posterior nerve or botulinum toxin type A (BTA) injection in triceps surae muscles can be used. This study aims to compare the efficacy over time of phenol nerve block and BTA injection in ...
Ferriero G - - 2010
AIM: To reduce ankle clonus in patients with spastic paresis either phenol nerve block of the tibialis posterior nerve or botulinum toxin type A (BTA) injection in triceps surae muscles can be used. This study aims to compare the efficacy over time of phenol nerve block and BTA injection in ...
Shen Ying-Cheng - - 2010
To report the therapeutic efficacy of intracameral voriconazole injection in the treatment of fungal endophthalmitis resulting from keratitis. Retrospective, single-institution, consecutive case series. Microbiologic and medical records were reviewed for patients with positive intraocular culture results or proven pathologic features for fungal organisms and clinically diagnosed fungal endophthalmitis resulting from ...
Lew Sylwia - - 2010
Urinary incontinence in animals poses a growing therapeutic problem. Satisfactory results in the treatment of incontinence are not reported despite the wide availability of pharmaceuticals addressing the problem. The growing number of side effects and the need for sustained pharmacotherapy have prompted a search for new treatment methods. The experiment ...
Unlu Ece - - 2010
Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of physical disability in children. Spasticity is a disabling clinical symptom that is prevalent among patients suffering from cerebral palsy. The treatment of spasticity with botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) is a well-established option in the interdisciplinary management of spasticity, providing focal reductions ...
Pallua Norbert N Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery-Burn Center, University Hospital of the RWTH, Aachen, Germany. - - 2010
The permanent filler polyacrylamide hydrogel (Aquamid) has been used for soft-tissue augmentation for more than 16 years. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the material, the manufacturer initiated in 2001 a prospective clinical trial with a follow-up of 5 years. This represents one of the longest running studies on ...
Strang John - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Some heroin addicts persistently fail to benefit from conventional treatments. We aimed to compare the effectiveness of supervised injectable treatment with medicinal heroin (diamorphine or diacetylmorphine) or supervised injectable methadone versus optimised oral methadone for chronic heroin addiction. METHODS: In this multisite, open-label, randomised controlled trial, we enrolled chronic ...
Zukotynski Katherine A - - 2010
It has been shown that warming patients prior to and during (18)F-FDG uptake by controlling the room temperature can decrease uptake by brown adipose tissue (BAT). The aim of this study is to determine if this effect is subject to seasonal variation. A retrospective review was conducted of all patients ...
Faried Mohamed - - 2010
PURPOSE: This study came to compare the results of biofeedback retraining biofeedback (BFB), botulinum toxin botulinum type A (BTX-A) injection and partial division of puborectalis (PDPR) in the treatment of anismus patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Consecutive patients treated for anismus fulfilled Rome II criteria for functional constipation at our institution ...
Kajbafzadeh Abdol-Mohammad - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the pattern of anti-Dysport antibody (ADA) formation after Dysport injection in patients with neuropathic bladder. Antibody formation may lead to failure or allergic reactions in patients undergoing Dysport injection. METHODS: Forty-four children with neuropathic bladder were enrolled and classified into 3 groups: group I, without history of ...
Roufas A - - 2010
AIMS: To determine the outcome of treatment with subconjunctival triamcinolone acetate for non-necrotising anterior scleritis and to review the literature on this treatment. METHODS: A retrospective, interventional case series of 12 patients who had failed systemic therapy, treated with 25 subconjunctival triamcinolone for non-necrotising anterior scleritis. RESULTS: Complete resolution of ...
Bashashati M - - 2010
Diffuse esophageal spasm is a primary esophageal motility disorder. The prevalence is 3-10% in patients with dysphagia and treatment options are limited. This review summarizes the treatment of diffuse esophageal spasm, including pharmacotherapy, endoscopic treatment, and surgical treatment with a special focus on botulinum toxin injection. A PubMed search was ...
Ross Jonathan J - - 2010
Temple hollowing with soft tissue volume loss is well recognized in HIV lipoatrophy. Similar changes occur as part of aging, with skeletalization of the orbital rim and clipping of the eyebrow tail. The authors report their initial experience treating temple volume loss and orbitofacial asymmetry with nonanimal stabilized hyaluronic acid ...
Soghoian Samara - - 2010
PURPOSE: A case of barium sulfate injection into the superior vena cava during an upper gastrointestinal series (UGIS) in which the patient's central venous line (CVL) was mistaken for her gastrostomy tube is reported. SUMMARY: A 17-month-old girl was brought to the fluoroscopy suite to undergo a UGIS with barium ...
Candido Kenneth D - - 2010
Intradiscal injections during transforaminal epidural steroid injections and interlaminar lumbar epidural steroid injections have been reported rarely. In that regard, this retrospective observational report is the first attempt to quantify the overall rate of this complication. A retrospective analysis of 3 years of accrued data (2004-2007) showed that 2412 transforaminal ...
Migliore A - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) represents a difficult location for local therapies, as intra-articular injections may be hard to execute, especially in particular conditions such as chronic inflammatory diseases. However, in selected patients, local therapies may be considered. Some recent studies demonstrated the feasibility of ultrasound (US)-guided injection of SIJ, but ...
Chu Michael W - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To review the experience and outcomes of a novel use of botulinum toxin type A (BtxA) in the treatment of chronic cough. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. SETTING: Academic referral center. PATIENTS: A total of 438 patients were diagnosed as having laryngeal spasm and chronic cough, and 6 were documented ...
Borodic Gary E - - 2010
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: This article describes a novel surgical procedure, myo-osseous fixation, as an adjunct therapy for patients with reduced or poor response to repeated botulinum toxin injections for essential blepharospasm and Meige syndrome. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The small-incision, rapidly healing, rapidly performed technique uses self-drilling titanium screws tightly engaged ...
Eren Abdullah - - 2010
This article presents a case of an 82-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease who was treated with a modular unipolar hemiarthroplasty for a right femoral neck fracture, which she voluntarily dislocated 3 times in the first postoperative week. The hip was stable in all directions, even in 60 degrees internal rotation, ...
Solish Nowell J - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Dermicol-P35 27G and 30G are purified advanced collagen dermal fillers that are effective and well tolerated for cosmetic procedures. OBJECTIVE: The primary objectives of this study were to: (1) document recovery time and return to daily activities after treatment with Dermicol-P35 27G, 30G, or both; and (2) assess the ...
Kollewe Katja - - 2010
Botulinum toxin is considered the treatment of choice for hemifacial spasm (HFS) and reinnervation synkinesias (RS). We present 133 patients with HFS (n = 97) and RS (n = 36) who have been treated with either Botox (n = 78) or Dysport (n = 55) exclusively for 6 years (range ...
Redaelli Alessio A A.M.I.Est, Milan, Italy. - - 2010
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has long been known as an effective treatment in various surgical and medical fields. Face and neck revitalization with PRP is an application that is currently being explored. The aim of this paper is practical: to evaluate if there are real outcomes, benefits and side effects of ...
Milano G - - 2010
To evaluate the effect of autologous platelet rich plasma (PRP) combined with microfractures on the treatment of chondral defects. The hypothesis of the study was that PRP can enhance cartilage repair after microfractures. A chronic full-thickness chondral lesion of the medial femoral condyle was performed in 15 sheep. Animals were ...
Galor Anat - - 2010
To evaluate the safety and tolerability of ranibizumab given via subconjunctival injection in patients with primary pterygium undergoing pterygium surgery with autograft placement. Prospective, open-label pilot study. Single-center, academic practice. Ten patients with primary pterygia. Subconjunctival ranibizumab (0.5 mg/0.05 mL) administered at the limbus, adjacent to pterygium either 3 days ...
Eder Lihi - - 2010
To assess the effectiveness of IA corticosteroid (IAS) injections in PsA and to determine the association between macrophage migration inhibition factor (MIF) gene polymorphism and response to IAS injections. A cohort analysis of PsA patients who were followed prospectively was performed. Clinical response was defined as no tenderness or effusion ...
Sepehr Ali - - 2010
Novel applications and injection sites for Botox are continually evolving. This study aimed to analyze Botox outcomes for various injection sites to differentiate treatments that consistently yield impressive results from those that produce less patient satisfaction. The change in the prevalence of Botox usage for each facial subsite over a ...
Borron Stephen W - - 2011
Early antidotal therapy may be lifesaving in hazardous materials victims. Intravenous line placement is difficult while wearing personal protective equipment (PPE). We assessed the ability of protected, experienced first responders and limited-experience first receivers to place intraosseous (IO) lines for antidote administration. Six first responders donned 4 (A, B, C, ...
Salour Hossein - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of transcutaneous injections of botulinum toxin type A (Dysport) in the treatment of upper lid retraction associated with thyroid eye disease (TED). METHODS: A total of 25 eyes of 16 patients including 11 female and 5 male subjects with stable TED condition were ...
Heidari Mohammad - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of intralesional injection of verapamil in Peyronie's plaque with confirmed lesion. METHODS: This randomized clinical trial was carried out between March 2005 and March 2006 on 16 patients with Peyronie's disease who were referred to the Urology Clinic of Shohadaye Ashayer Hospital in Khorram Abad, ...
Berros Philippe - - 2010
PURPOSE: A new technique for treating "periorbital hollowing" with hyaluronic gel filling using a unique cannula designed specifically for periorbital use. METHOD: The study was conducted from December 2008 to July 2009. All the patients presenting to the Alcazar aesthetic and Orbital clinic for periorbital contour abnormality complains where included. ...
Deshpande Aniruddh V - - 2010
We report results of a pilot study investigating the safety and efficacy of Botulinum A toxin on urinary incontinence and bladder function in children with neurogenic bladder. This was a prospective, non-randomized clinical trial. Seven children with median age of 16 years with spina bifida who had high storage pressures, ...
Liu Yang - - 2010
Sapylin is one of the biological response modifiers. It has been used in the comprehensive treatment for advanced cancer, and its clinical efficacy has been proved. This study was to evaluate the effect of preoperative intraperitoneal injection of Sapylin in treatment of advanced gastric cancer. Seventy-nine patients eligible for radical ...
Hou Rui - - 2010
To evaluate the therapeutic outcome of ultrasound-guided intralesional injection of bleomycin A5 on treatment of venous malformation (VM) in cervical-facial region. Seventy-five patients (32 male, 43 female), ranging in age from 13 to 60 years old, suffering from VM in cervical-facial region were admitted to and treated at our hospital ...
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