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Billoo Abdul Gaffar - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To assess the safety and acceptability of a single dose of vitamin-D versus the efficacy of injectable Vitamin-D versus oral vitamin-D. STUDY DESIGN: Case control. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY: It was carried out at the Department of Paediatrics, Kharadar General Hospital, Karachi, from August 2003 to April 2004. ...
Hawkins James - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To determine the long-term response to serial sacroiliac joint (SIJ) corticosteroid injections. Design. Retrospective practice audit. SETTING AND PATIENTS: Tertiary care spine center. Review of charts of all patients in a single practice who underwent diagnostic and therapeutic fluoroscopically guided SIJ injections with combined local anesthetic, long-acting corticosteroid, and ...
Yun Ho Hyun - - 2009
This article describes calcific tendinitis of the rectus femoris treated with a local injection of a mixture of steroid and local anesthetic under C-arm control. From March 2004 to May 2005, 6 patients were treated for calcific tendinitis of the rectus femoris at our institution and followed for at least ...
Ambrogi Vincenzo - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Bilateral T2 to T3 thoracoscopic sympathectomy and injection of botulinum toxin-A are presently the most effective modalities in the treatment of primary palmar hyperhidrosis. In this study we evaluated comparative merits of the two therapies. METHODS: Patients suffering primary palmar hyperhidrosis were treated by either bilateral T2 to T3 ...
Saleh Kamal H - - 2009
The clinical study included 30 patients with complicated cutaneous haemangioma (ulceration, bleeding, obstruction of anatomical orifices, and interference with function or movement). The patients were studied regarding the age group, sex, site of lesion, size of lesion, and the percentage of regression after treatment with steroid.The age ranged from three ...
Chung Patrick Ho Yu - - 2009
Vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) is a common condition that may lead to end-staged renal failure. Treatment options include long term prophylactic antibiotics or surgical intervention. Recently, endoscopic treatment by a subureteral injection of Deflux has gained popularity. Our centre has introduced this treatment modality since 2002. The medical records of 42 ...
Pradhan Aditya A AA Department of Urology, Military Hospital, Cantonment, Jalandhar, Punjab 144 005, - - 2009
We evaluated the utility of botulinum toxin in functional female bladder outlet obstruction. A total of 7 consecutive female patients with bladder outlet obstruction were included. Patients with neurogenic bladder were excluded. All were previously treated with periodic dilations. Diagnosis was based on symptomatology, cystometry, and micturating cystograms. A total ...
Grosman Donald M - - 2009
We evaluated the efficacy of systemic insecticides emamectin benzoate and fipronil for preventing mortality of individual loblolly pines, Pinus taeda L., as a result of attacks by southern pine bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) for two consecutive years in Mississippi (2005-2006) and Alabama (2006-2007). Trees were injected once in the ...
Kanovský Petr - - 2009
In this study, we compared the long-term efficacy and tolerability of two dosage regimens of the potent botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A; Dysport; Ipsen Ltd, Slough, UK) in children with cerebral palsy (CP) and lower-limb spasticity. Children aged 1 to 8 years with diplegic CP who were able to walk ...
Lee Sang Yoon - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of botulinum toxin type A injections on dysphagia accompanied by upper esophageal sphincter dysfunction. DESIGN: A preinjection and postinjection blinded retrospective review was performed using the videofluoroscopic swallowing study video clips of eight patients administered botulinum toxin type A because of dysphagia with accompanying upper ...
Jeyapalan Kanagaratnam - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to describe the technique and usefulness of ultrasound-guided intrasynovial injection of triamcinolone and bupivacaine in treatment of de Quervain's disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 17 patients with symptomatic De Quervain's disease were included in this study. The procedure involved confirmation of ...
Bodor Marko - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to develop an ultrasound-guided first annular (A1) pulley injection technique for trigger finger with documentation of outcomes at 1 year. METHODS: We performed a short-axis injection into a triangle bordered by the A1 pulley, the flexor digitorum superficialis and profundus tendons and volar ...
Lemperle Gottfried G Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, Calif 92037, USA. - - 2009
Foreign body granulomas occur at certain rates with all injectable dermal fillers. They have to be distinguished from early implant nodules, which usually appear 2 to 4 weeks after injection. In general, foreign body granulomas appear after a latent period of several months at all injected sites at the same ...
Hough David - - 2009
Paliperidone palmitate is an investigational, injectable atypical antipsychotic. The safety and tolerability of initiating treatment with paliperidone palmitate via deltoid versus gluteal injections given once monthly, and of switching injection sites, in adults with stable schizophrenia were assessed. In this crossover trial, stable outpatients (N=252) were randomly assigned 1:1:1 to ...
Felicio Andre C - - 2009
We retrospectively evaluated 118 patients with cervical dystonia (CD) treated with botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) for the following variables: gender, age at evaluation, age at symptom onset, disease duration, presence of head/neck pain and/or tremor, pattern of head deviation, disease progression (spreading of symptoms), etiology (primary vs. secondary), pretreatment ...
Xiong C - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Nowadays, it has been widely accepted that the local cell-mediated immunologic disorders may play an important role in the pathogenesis of oral lichen planus (OLP). Therefore, we sieved out polysaccharide nucleic acid fraction of bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG-PSN) from various immunomodulators to evaluate the short-term therapeutic efficacy and clinical safety ...
Bleyenheuft Corinne - - 2009
INTRODUCTION: Botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A) injections are known to improve walking impairments and activity in spastic hemiparetic stroke patients presenting with a stiff-knee gait [Caty GD, Detrembleur C, Bleyenheuft C, Deltombe T, Lejeune TM. Effect of simultaneous botulinum toxin injections into several muscles on impairment, activity, participation, and quality ...
Seifarth Harald - - 2009
The aim of this study was to determine whether individually tailored protocols for the injection of contrast medium (CM) result in higher and more homogeneous vascular attenuation throughout the coronary arteries at coronary CT angiography compared with conventional injection protocols using fixed injection parameters. Of 120 patients included in the ...
Yilmaz Taygan - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) injection versus no treatment or sub-Tenon triamcinolone acetonide (STTA) injection in improving visual acuity (VA) of patients with refractory diabetic macular edema (DME; unresponsive to focal laser therapy). CLINICAL RELEVANCE: Diabetic macular edema is the leading cause of visual loss in diabetic retinopathy. ...
Farooq Saadia - - 2009
We report a case of unilateral gradual drooping of right upper eyelid. It was mild to moderate in intensity and variable during the day. Examination was suggestive of myogenic ptosis (with slightly reduced levator palpebrae superioris function). She was screened for myasthenia gravis with negative tensilon test and oral trial ...
Arinci Atilla - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: In this study, we aimed to study the effects of an additional lateral pterygoid muscle (LPM), botulinum toxin-A (BTX-A) injection on arthroscopic lysis, lavage and posterior band coagulations. Subjective and objective measures have been documented. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Fourty-three subjects (6 females, 37 males; mean age 35 years; range ...
Manfredini D - - 2009
This study is an open-label trial on a sample of 76 consecutive patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) osteoarthritis treated with a cycle of five weekly arthrocenteses plus hyaluronic acid injections. Patients had a diagnosis of osteoarthritis according to the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (RDC/TMD Axis I Group IIIb). ...
Moffat C E - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: Botulinum toxin injection effectively treats axillary hyperhidrosis. Durability estimates of 3-14 months, based on self re-referral may overestimate duration. Our objective was to determine treatment durability by active follow-up of patients. DESIGN: Audit of current practice. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients presenting with severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis were actively followed ...
Xiao Zhibo - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Hypertrophic scar is the abnormal appearance of wound healing that usually causes major physical, psychological, and cosmetic problems. Treatment of the hypertrophic scar still is a dilemma due to the lack of effective and excellent methods and agents. Recent reports show that botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) improves wound ...
Baek Seung-Hee - - 2009
Liposome-encapsulated streptokinase (SK) was prepared with distearoyl-phosphatidyl-ethanolamine-N-[methoxy(polyethyleneglycol)-2000] (DSPE-PEG(2000)). In vitro release assay demonstrated over 81% of SK was released from liposomes at 48 h, and the effect of its subconjunctival injection on the absorption rate of induced subconjunctival hemorrhage (SH) in rabbits was evaluated. After 8h of SH induction, eyes ...
Duncan Diane - - 2009
The unusual evolution of the practice of injection lipolysis has generated doubt regarding its safety and efficacy among many physicians. During the early years of this decade, mesotherapy was practiced by a few physicians, but the practice was not widespread. Paramedical practitioners and business developers saw the market potential for ...
Massone Cesare - - 2009
A new resorbable filler, Matridex, became commercially available during the last years with scarce evidence regarding side effects. A 43-year-old woman complained of multiple, painful, reddish, nonulcerated, hard nodules on both cheeks and periocular regions. Four weeks before, she had been injected by a general practitioner with Matridex for aesthetic ...
Ziv Yaron Bar - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Intraarticular injections of the hip have traditionally required sonographic or fluoroscopic guidance assistance. Previous studies report high failure rates with injections based solely on anatomic landmarks. OBJECTIVES: To examine the accuracy of a lateral injection technique in osteoarthritic patients without using image assistance. METHODS: This study was conducted in ...
Lin Yu-Hung - - 2010
To assess the safety and efficacy of mixing cetrorelix with follitropin alfa (rFSH) in assisted reproductive technology. Prospective, randomized study. An IVF center in a teaching hospital. One hundred forty patients undergoing intracytoplasmic sperm injection were randomized into mixed (M) or separate (S) injection groups. In the M group, rFSH ...
Kim Won Oak - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Severe compensatory hyperhidrosis (CH) in the trunk occurs after sympathectomy in some patients. Limited treatment options for these cases have been proposed, and the overall results have been disappointing, but injection of botulinum toxin-A (BTX-A) is an emerging, reliable treatment method for focal hyperhidrosis. OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the efficacy, ...
Kuo Hann-Chorng - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare the clinical effectiveness of botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A) injections followed by hydrodistention (HD) with HD alone in patients with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome (IC/PBS). PATIENTS AND METHODS: A prospective, randomized study was performed in a urological referral centre. In all, 67 patients with IC/PBS who had ...
Shiotani Akihiro - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To assess the feasibility of injection laryngoplasty with calcium phosphate cement (CPC), which is an injectable paste, self-hardening, and which recrystallizes to calcium hydroxylapatite after injection. STUDY DESIGN: A case series with planned data collection. METHODS: Fifty-six patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis, who received injection laryngoplasty with CPC ...
Salles Alessandra Grassi - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Despite modern reanimation surgical techniques, facial paralysis presents with functional and aesthetic deficits. We evaluated facial symmetry after treating with botulinum toxin the healthy side of the face of 25 patients with long-standing facial paralysis who had previously been treated by surgical methods, with 6 months follow-up. METHODS: Evaluation ...
Krause Eike - - 2010
PURPOSE: The objective of this clinical study was to investigate the history and clinical findings in 10 patients having an essential palatal tremor. Furthermore, a botulinum toxin A (BTA) therapy in 5 cases was carried out, and the outcome was analyzed. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Seven adult and 3 pediatric patients ...
Chao M - - 2009
This study compared the result of percutaneous release using a miniscalpel-needle and steroid injection in 93 trigger thumbs in 83 patients. The patients were randomly assigned to either miniscalpel-needle percutaneous release (group A) or steroid injection (group B). Visual analogue pain scales and patients' satisfaction were evaluated at baseline, 1 ...
Mohammadi Bahram - - 2009
In earlier studies, we have demonstrated the efficacy of albumin-supplemented botulinum toxin type A (ASBTA) in principle. Here, we present long-term data from 106 patients who received ASTBA over 5-10 years for the treatment of cervical dystonia, blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm. Vials of Dysport were diluted in 0.1% albumin solution ...
Mohammadi B - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: Cervical dystonia (CD) is the most common form of adult-onset focal dystonia, and botulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) has become the first-line treatment for this condition. METHODS: In this work, we present data of 207 CD patients treated with BoNT-A for 6.7 +/- 3.5 years. One hundred and sixty-three patients ...
Grosse Joachim - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of two types of botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A; Dysport, Ipsen Ltd, Slough, UK) or Botox (Allergan Inc., Irvine, CA, USA) and examine the possible dose-effect relation for Dysport in those patients, as multifocal detrusor injections with BTX-A are effective for severe neurogenic detrusor overactivity ...
De Boulle Koen - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Dermicol-P35 is a collagen gel for soft-tissue cosmetic correction. This study evaluated the affects of Dermicol-P35 in patients who underwent lip enhancement. METHODS: This open, multicenter, retrospective data collection study included patients who received an injection of Dermicol-P35 30G to the lip. All patients who had undergone Dermicol-P35 30G ...
Boyle Michael H - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy and side effects of concentrated versus dilute botulinum toxin A in treating benign essential blepharospasm. METHODS: The authors performed a prospective randomized clinical trial of 16 patients with an established diagnosis of benign essential blepharospasm. Patients were randomized to receive low concentration (control, 10 U/ml) ...
Shoroghi Mehrdad - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Thiopentone has a protective effect as far as succinylcholine-induced myalgias are concerned; however, a few studies were done in the efficacy of thiopentone on fasciculation induced by succinylcholine. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of thiopentone on onset, duration, and severity of fasciculation caused by ...
Camargo Carlos Henrique F - - 2009
We evaluated the safety and effectiveness of botulinum toxin A (BoNT/A) in the treatment of spasticity in 20 children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy (CP). All the patients received injections in the gastrocnemius and soleus, and 15 received injections in the adductors. The total dose varied from 70 to 140 ...
Bentivoglio A R - - 2009
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: To review the clinical characteristics and the long-term outcome of patients with hemifacial spasm (HFS) who received botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) over the past 10 years. RESULTS: A total of 108 patients received 665 treatments. Mean latency of clinical effect was 5.4 +/- 5.3 days for Botox and ...
Moy Ronald - - 2009
To evaluate the long-term safety of repeated administrations of a new botulinum toxin type A (Reloxin; Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp, Scottsdale, Arizona) in the treatment of moderate to severe glabellar lines. Open-label assessment of 1200 patients receiving as many as 5 treatments of Reloxin over a 13-month period. The product was ...
Ladas Ioannis D - - 2009
To compare the safety of repeat intravitreal injections of bevacizumab versus ranibizumab performed on a large series of patients during the past 2 years period of time. Four hundred fifty patients receiving 2,000 injections (1,275 bevacizumab and 725 ranibizumab) were studied retrospectively. Injections performed in a usual examination room under ...
Kalaci Aydiner A Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Mustafa Kemal University Faculty of Medicine, Antakya, Hatay, Turkey. - - 2009
To determine the effectiveness of four different local injection modalities in the treatment of plantar fasciitis. In a prospective randomized multicenter study of plantar fasciitis, 100 patients were divided into four equal groups and were treated using four different methods of local injection: group A was treated with 2 mL ...
Habib George S - - 2009
The objective of this study was to review all the published articles in the English literature about the systemic effects of intra-articular corticosteroid injection (IACI) in humans. Reports were searched through Pubmed using the terms intraarticular or intra-articular and steroids, corticosteroids, or glucocorticosteroids up and including the year 2007. Reports ...
Bentivoglio A R - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: To compare the clinical characteristics and the long-term outcome of a large series of patients with blepharospasm (BS) treated with the two most used brands of BoNT-A over the last 15 years. METHODS: We have reviewed the clinical charts of 128 patients with BS who received botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) ...
Solomon M - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Cutaneous leishmaniasis is endemic in Israel. Leishmania major is the most prevalent species that cause cutaneous leishmaniasis. Current treatment options are limited and there are few investigations in search of alternative ones. OBJECTIVE: This study aims to assess our experience with intralesional sodium stibogluconate (SSG) in the treatment of ...
Khan Shahid - - 2009
PURPOSE: We documented the effects of intradetrusor injections of botulinum neurotoxin type A (Botox(R)) for refractory idiopathic detrusor overactivity so that prospective patients maybe properly informed about possible improvement in quality of life, the duration of interinjection intervals and the risk of clean intermittent self-catheterization. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total ...
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