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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 ...
Pallua Norbert - - 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 ...
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 ...
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 - - 2010
BACKGROUND: 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 ...
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 ...
Loukopoulos V - - 2010
BACKGROUND: It was the aim of this retrospective study to evaluate the risk of extra- or intraocular hemorrhages associated with intravitreal injections of ranibizumab in patients receiving anticoagulation therapy with coumarin derivatives. PATIENTS AND METHODS: 149 injections were performed in 50 patients who had preoperatively been instructed to continue their ...
Singham Janakie - - 2010
Patients who receive liver transplantation for chronic hepatitis B infection require long-term combination therapy with hepatitis B immunoglobulin (HBIG) and oral antiviral medication to prophylax against graft re-infection. This study examines the efficacy and patient preference of subcutaneous (SC) administration of HBIG in maintaining anti HBs titres > 100 IU/L. ...
Rameckers Eugene A A EA Rehabilitation Foundation Limburg (SRL), Valkenburg, The Netherlands. - - 2010
To measure the effect of intensive therapy and the lasting effect of a standardized functional training programme with vs. without the addition of chemodernervation of the muscles of the forearm and hand. Twenty children with spastic hemiplegia, aged 4-16 years, were matched for baseline characteristics and randomized to standardized task-oriented ...
Muck Andrew E - - 2010
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Epinephrine autoinjectors are known to result in accidental digital injections. Treatment recommendations and adverse outcomes are based on case reports. The objective of our study is to determine the frequency of digit ischemia after epinephrine autoinjector digital injections. In addition, we describe the frequency of epinephrine digital injections, ...
Kim Won Tae - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To examine the efficacy of octreotide for management of lymphorrhea after pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) in radical prostatectomy. Lymphorrhea refers to the drainage of lymphatic fluid that occurs because of surgical dissection and inadequate closure of afferent lymphatic vessels. METHODS: We enrolled 89 patients from whom more than ...
Moon Du Geon du - - 2010
Long-acting injectable testosterone undecanoate (TU, Nebido(®)), a new parenteral testosterone preparation, has recently been introduced to avoid frequent injections of the conventional injectable esters. To assess the efficacy and safety of long-acting injectable testosterone undecanoate (TU, Nebido(®)) in Korean patients with testosterone deficiency syndrome (TDS). One hundred thirty-three patients who ...
Kwak Tae Il - - 2011
Introduction.  Despites the debates on penile girth enhancement (PGE), demands for enhancement are increasing. Recently, various fillers have been widely used for soft tissue augmentation with proven efficacy and safety. Aims.  To identify the feasibility and efficacy of PGE by injection of filler. Methods.  Fifty patients with subjective small penis ...
Savino Gustavo - - 2010
PURPOSE: To investigate the effects of sub-Tenon's capsule ropivacaine injection on pupillary diameter in strabismus surgery. METHODS: A total of 16 patients were randomly assigned to 2 groups. The ropivacaine group (R) received sub-Tenon's ropivacaine 1% (2.5-3 mL) injections. In the control group (C), general anesthesia was induced and a ...
Sclafani Anthony P - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Dermal augmentation continues to grow as an aesthetic facial procedure. Many exogenous filler materials rely on an autologous fibrotic response for volume augmentation. AIMS: To evaluate the efficacy of a single injection of autologous platelet-rich fibrin matrix (PRFM) for the correction of deep nasolabial folds (NLFs). PATIENTS/METHODS: Whole blood ...
Pavicić-Astalos Jasna - - 2010
The aim of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of intralesional triamcinolone acetonide injection in primary and recurrent chalazion. The study included 30 patients with primary and recurrent chalazion (37 cases) and 24 patients as a control group. Patients with primary and recurrent chalazion received intralesional injection of 0.1 ...
Yucel Istemi - - 2010
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of high-dose extracorporeal shockwave therapy applied with an ankle block and corticosteroid injection in patients with plantar fasciitis whose symptoms persisted for more than 6 months. METHODS: Sixty patients were assessed clinically at presentation and at 3-month follow-up with ...
Moss Alan - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Succinylated gelatin (SG) is an inexpensive colloid that may combine ease of use with the advantages of a colloid to potentially increase EMR specimen size, leading to a higher rate of en bloc resection. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the safety, efficacy, and impact on EMR specimen size of SG as ...
Narins Rhoda S - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Injectable poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) is a synthetic, biodegradable, biocompatible polymer device. OBJECTIVE: We sought to compare the efficacy and safety of injectable PLLA with human-derived collagen in treating nasolabial fold wrinkles. METHODS: In this randomized, evaluator-blinded, parallel-group, multicenter study, subjects received injectable PLLA (n = 116) or collagen (n ...
Miceli Jeffrey J - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Antipsychotic agents have been associated with a prolonged QT interval. Data on the effects of ziprasidone and haloperidol on the QTc interval are lacking. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to characterize the effects of 2 high-dose intramuscular injections of ziprasidone and haloperidol on the QTc interval at T(max). METHODS: This ...
Ebrahimi Ali - - 2010
BACKGROUND: The treatment of multiple eccrine hydrocystomas is challenging. Surgical excision is impractical. The outcomes of CO(2) and pulsed-dye laser therapy are not well studied. Botulinum toxin-A (BT-A) can block the secretions of the sweat glands and prevent dilatation of the cysts. Objective: To study the efficacy of BT-A on ...
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