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Chacko J J Critical Care, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, India - - - 2014
Real--time ultrasound guidance may enable precise introducer needle and guide wire insertion during percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT). However, the safety of PDT done solely under ultrasound guidance has not been compared to additional bronchoscopic confirmation. We aimed to compare the efficacy, incidence of complications and procedural times of real--time ultrasound ...
Landers Merrill R MR Merrill R. Landers, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Nevada Las Vegas. Emilio Puentedura, PT, DPT, PhD, GDMT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Nevada Las Vegas. Adriaan Louw, PT, MAppSc, GCRM, CSMT, PhD, Chief Executive Officer and Senior Faculty, International Spine and Pain Institute, Story City, Iowa. Amanda McCauley, DPT, Physical Therapist, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Nevada Las Vegas. Zak Rasmussen, DPT, Physical Therapist, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Nevada Las Vegas. Tim Bungum, DrPH, Associate Professor, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Las - - 2014
Studies have shown that lumbar surgery (LS) outcomes may be influenced by perception. However, the perceptions of the general population regarding LS are not known. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate the general population's perceptions regarding LS. This study included 262 participants (mean age: 46.1 years; 125 ...
Grosset Claire - - 2014
The positive contrast gastrointestinal study is a common non-invasive diagnostic technique that does not require anesthesia and enables good visualization of the digestive tract. Radiographic anatomy and reference intervals for gastrointestinal contrast transit time in inland bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps) were established using seven animals administered 15 ml/kg of a ...
Li Jinrang J Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Navy General Hospital, Beijing, 100048, China, - - 2014
The grading system of the severity of obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) used presently showed that the severe OSAHS had an extensive range of apnea hypopnea index (AHI) (≥30, even over 100). So this grading system is not rational. From Jan 1999 to June 2011, there were 2,618 patients ...
Sakles John C JC The Department of Emergency Medicine, Tucson, - - 2014
The objective was to compare the first-pass success and clinical performance characteristics of the reusable standard GlideScope(®) video laryngoscope (sGVL) and the disposable Cobalt GlideScope(®) video laryngoscope (cGVL). This was a retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data recorded into a continuous quality improvement database at an urban academic emergency department (ED). ...
Algarra Ruben R Servicio de Urologia.Clinica Universidad de Navarra. - - 2014
We intend to analyze the prognostic value of positive surgical margins depending on their number and location in pT2 patients. We analyze 448 (34.3%) patients with positive surgical margins from a series of 1,310 T1-T2 patients treated with radical prostatectomy between 1989-2012. Of them 164 are pT2 (+). 119 (72.6% ...
Bharti Neerja N Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, - - 2014
Cervical spine immobilization results in a poor laryngeal view on direct laryngoscopy leading to difficulty in intubation. This randomized prospective study was designed to compare the laryngeal view and ease of intubation with the Macintosh, McCoy, and TruView laryngoscopes in patients with immobilized cervical spine. 60 adult patients of ASA ...
Ahn Ji-Yong JY Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Asan Medical Center Children's Hospital, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Seoul, South - - 2014
We investigated radiographic changes of calcaneocuboid (CC) joint subluxation following calcaneal lengthening procedure for the treatment of pediatric planovalgus foot deformities. This study included 44 cases of planovalgus foot deformities in 24 patients with mean age of 9.7 (range, 8 to 13) years who underwent calcaneal lengthening between 1999 and ...
Lee Yong Seuk YS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Bundang Hospital, Gyeonggi-do, South - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to perform a serial assessment of the radiologic parameters of the mechanical axis (MA) and the weight-bearing line (WBL) using a weight-bearing anteroposterior (AP) long-standing view of the lower extremity to determine whether the postoperative MA and WBL change with time. A total of ...
Calvo Adriana Maria AM From the *Laboratory of Physiology, Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies; †Department of Biological Sciences, Bauru School of Dentistry and Laboratory of Physiology, Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies; ‡Dental Division, Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies; and §Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of São Paulo, Bauru, São Paulo, - - 2014
This prospective study aimed at evaluating the surgical outcomes of alveolar bone grafting (ABG) in subjects with bilateral cleft lip and palate treated at the Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of São Paulo, Bauru, Brazil, by means of cone-beam computed tomography. Twenty-five patients with bilateral complete cleft lip ...
Najafi Atabak A Department of Anesthesiology, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
The Glide Scope videolaryngoscope provides a suitable view for intubation, with less force required. The present study was conducted, to compare postoperative sore throat and hoarseness after laryngoscopy and intubation, by Macintosh blade or Glide Scope video laryngoscope in normal airway patients. Three hundred patients were randomly allocated into two ...
Schiavone Panni Alfredo A Department of Medicine, Orthopaedic Clinic, Molise University, Via de Sanctis 1, 00168, Campobasso, - - 2013
The ideal management of the patella during total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is still controversial. Patellar retention is generally associated with an increased rate of anterior knee pain; however, patient satisfaction is similar in cases of replacement or retention. When the patella is replaced, potential severe complications can occur. Aim of ...
Lee H-C HC Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, 101 Daehak-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-744, - - 2013
/st>The present study was conducted to investigate the influence of different operating table heights on the quality of laryngeal view and the discomfort of the anaesthetist during enodotracheal intubation. /st>Eight anaesthetists participated, to each of whom 20 patients were allocated. Before induction of anaesthesia, the height of the operating table ...
Radulescu R R "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest ; Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Bucharest University Emergency Hospital, - - 2013
Outcome of primary total arthroplasty for osteoarthritis of the knee with valgus deformity. Between 2005 and 2007, 28 primary total knee replacements were performed for osteoarthritis of the knee with valgus deformity. 21 cases were women and 7 men with a mean age of 66.6 years (extremes 54-81). The clinical ...
Tammam Tarek F - - 2013
Our aim was compare onset time of sciatic nerve blockade (SNB) performed distal to the subgluteal fold using four different ultrasound (US)-guided approaches in patients undergoing foot or ankle surgery. Patients were assigned to one of four groups: SI patients received SNB using short-axis (SA) view of the SN and ...
Mosier Jarrod M - - 2013
Tracheal intubation in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) can be challenging as patients often have anatomic and physiologic characteristics that make intubation particularly difficult. Video laryngoscopy (VL) has been shown to improve first attempt success compared to direct laryngoscopy (DL) in many clinical settings and may be an option for ...
Kim Yeon-Joo - - 2013
Postsurgical changes in the condylar position are of great importance to surgical stability, especially in asymmetric double-jaw surgery. The aims of this study were to evaluate positional changes of the condyle up to 12 months after surgery in patients with Class III malocclusion and to identify the factors affecting postsurgical ...
Lee A R AR Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2013
We evaluated the effects of three airway manipulation manoeuvres: (a) conventional (single-handed chin lift); (b) backward, upward and right-sided pressure (BURP) manoeuvre; and (c) modified jaw thrust manoeuvre (two-handed aided by an assistant) on laryngeal view and intubation time using the Clarus Video System in 215 patients undergoing general anaesthesia ...
Kranke Peter - - 2013
The epidural route is still considered the gold standard for labour analgesia, although it is not without serious consequences when incorrect placement goes unrecognized, e.g. in case of intravascular, intrathecal and subdural placements. Until now there has not been a viable alternative to epidural analgesia especially in view of the ...
Wetsch Wolfgang A - - 2013
CONTEXT: Tracheal intubation in nonstandardised positions is associated with a higher risk of tube misplacement and may have deleterious consequences for patients. Video laryngoscopes for tracheal intubation facilitate both glottic view and success rates. However, their use in the ice-pick position has not been evaluated. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the role ...
Lee Ji-Hyun - - 2013
BACKGROUND:GlideScope® video laryngoscope (GVL) has been proposed to be useful for airway management, but its efficacy for difficult airways has not been confirmed in pediatric patients. In this study, we evaluated the usefulness of the GVL for improving the laryngoscopic view in patients whose Cormack and Lehane grade (C&L grade) ...
An Jiwon - - 2013
Purpose: The laryngeal mask airway (LMA) is a supraglottic airway device designed to seal around the laryngeal inlet. A controlled study was designed to compare the effectiveness and complications in inserting the LMA when the cuff is fully deflated and partially inflated. Materials and Methods: American Society of Anesthesiologists physical ...
Jain Shruti - - 2013
Exchanging endotracheal tube (ETT) with classic laryngeal mask airway™ (CLMA™) prior to emergence from anaesthesia is a safe technique to prevent the coughing and haemodynamic changes during extubation. We had compared CLMA™ and AMBU laryngeal mask™ (ALM™) during ETT/laryngeal mask (LM) for haemodynamic changes and other parameters. A total of ...
Hands Chris - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The recognition of patient deterioration depends largely on identifying abnormal vital signs, yet little is known about the daily pattern of vital signs measurement and charting. METHODS: We compared the pattern of vital signs and VitalPAC Early Warning Score (ViEWS) data collected from admissions to all adult inpatient areas ...
Choi Young Rak YR Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju 361-711, South - - 2013
To determine the efficacy of a cap-assisted endoscopy (CAE) to completely visualize the ampulla of Vater (AV) in patients failed by conventional endoscopy. A prospective study was conducted on 120 patients > 20 years of ages who visited the Health Promotion Center of Chungbuk National University Hospital for conscious sedation ...
Liabaud Barthelemy - - 2013
INTRODUCTION/PURPOSE: Cruciate retaining total knee replacement has been shown to effectively improve pain and quality of life. Successful outcomes depend on many factors, including the maintenance of a competent posterior cruciate ligament. This study sought to anatomically analyze the percentage of PCL injured during a full transverse, tibial cut, thus ...
Riveros Ricardo - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: The GlideScope(®) video laryngoscope has a 60° angled blade and the blade of the Truview PCD™ video laryngoscope has an optical lens that provides a 46° refraction of the viewing angle. Despite successful results using the GlideScope in adults, few studies have been published regarding its use in pediatric ...
Domb Benjamin G - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between nontraumatic ligamentum teres (LT) tears and acetabular radiographic architecture. The inclusion criteria for this study were all patients who had anteroposterior pelvis radiographic views and had undergone arthroscopic examination of the LT. The exclusion criteria were Tonnis arthritic grade ...
Lyman Todd - - 2013
The purpose of this split-mouth, randomized, controlled trial was to evaluate the retention rates of sealants placed under Isolite vs cotton roll isolation. A convenience sample of 29 patients, with a mean age of 9.8 years and a total of 96 teeth, was included in this study. Matched contralateral pairs ...
Duniec Larysa L Department of Teaching Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland. - - 2013
The anatomical landmark which is used to identify the correct level for lumbar puncture is the line connecting both iliac crests. This crosses the vertebra column at the level of the L4-L5 intervertebral space or L4 vertebra. It can be difficult to determine in a group of orthopaedic patients due ...
Tammam T F - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: Ultrasound guided sciatic block can be performed by different techniques. We compared namely short or long axis views of the sciatic nerve with in-plane or out-of-plane needle insertion techniques for the infragluteal sciatic nerve block (ISNB). METHODS: One hundred twenty patients with American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status I-III, ...
Chaiet Scott R - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to evaluate postoperative changes of the nasal tip in patients who underwent internal nasal valve reconstruction with the auricular cartilage butterfly graft. It is believed that this graft may alter the nasal tip appearance, potentially limiting the technique's broad use despite its proven ...
Izumo Masaki - - 2012
Real-time 3-dimensional (3D) transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) provides more accurate geometric information on the mitral valve (MV) than 2-dimensional (2D) TEE. The aim of this study was to quantify MV prolapse using real-time 3D TEE in patients with severe mitral regurgitation. In 102 patients with severe mitral regurgitation due to MV ...
Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelaal Ahmed - - 2013
Cleft palate anesthesia is challenging due to difficult airway. Left paraglossal intubation moves resting point of laryngoscope laterally but associated with narrower laryngoscopic view and possible trauma, and we invented the use of hard gum shield as a bridge over defective palate to facilitate intubation with possible wider window and ...
Taylor A M - - 2012
We compared the McGrath(®) Series 5 videolaryngoscope with the Macintosh laryngoscope in a simulated difficult airway, using manual in-line stabilisation in 88 anaesthestised patients of ASA physical status 1-2. The primary outcome was laryngoscopic view. Secondary outcomes included rates of successful tracheal intubation and complications. A Cormack and Lehane grade-1 ...
Yang Jae-Hyuk - - 2012
PURPOSE: This study was designed to examine the effect of biplane medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy (MOWHTO) on patellofemoral indices and posterior tibial slope. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Sixty-two knees (61 patients) underwent biplane MOWHTO for unicompartmental osteoarthritis of the knee. Patellar indices were measured by radiographic assessment postoperatively. The ...
Hwang Kun - - 2012
ABSTRACT: We tried to determine the relationship between the presence of the lateral orbital rim and shape of the skull in certain mammals. From the literature, 15 mammals with the orbit closed at the back by a bony bar (closed group) and 18 mammals with the orbit closed at the ...
Heinrich Sebastian - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: Previous investigations reported a higher incidence of poor laryngoscopic views in pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery. The objective of this study was to analyze why children undergoing cardiac surgery have such an increased incidence of poor laryngoscopic views during anesthesia induction. DESIGN: This study was designed as a retrospective ...
van Garsse Leen - - 2012
BACKGROUND: In our study, we investigated the impact of papillary muscle systolic dyssynchrony (DYS-PAP) obtained by 2D speckle-tracking echocardiography (2D-STE) in the prediction of recurrent ischemic mitral regurgitation (MR) after restrictive annuloplasty. METHODS: The study population consisted of 524 consecutive patients who survived coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and restrictive ...
Krishna Handattu M - - 2012
The standard recommended insertion technique for LMA Classic™ requires the insertion of index finger into the oral cavity. Several anesthesiologists are reluctant to do this. We conducted this study to evaluate the modified technique of insertion of LMA Classic™ (not requiring insertion of fingers into the patient's mouth) against the ...
Jagannathan Narasimhan - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: To assess the clinical performance of the Ambu Aura-i (Aura-i) in children. AIM: To compare the Aura-i with the air-Q intubating laryngeal airway (air-Q) for the purposes of fiberoptic-guided tracheal intubation. BACKGROUND: The Aura-i is a new supraglottic airway designed for tracheal intubation. MATERIALS/METHODS: One hundred twenty children, ages ...
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Betz Michael - - 2012
Outcome after advancement of the vastus lateralis muscle for irreparable disruption of the hip abductor mechanism was evaluated in 9 patients. Seven to 10 cm defects were bridged without complications. After a mean follow-up of 33 months (range: 12-60 months), the majority of patients reported a 69% satisfaction and a ...
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The ISFA wishes to acknowledge the following 2012 Corporate Sponsors.
Mahmoud S A - - 2012
Aim  Our aim is to evaluate the results of transanal repair of rectocele, either manual or stapled, considering the anatomic, manometric and symptomatic improvement. Methods  Forty-five female patients with obstructed defaecation due to anterior rectocele were operated on in the Colorectal Surgery Unit, Mansoura University Hospital, after history taking, detailed ...
Mestriner Marcos Barbieri MB Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Santa Casa de São Paulo - São Paulo, SP, - - 2012
To identify anatomical changes and skeletal maturity through radiographic analysis, allowing more accuracy for indication of surgical management of non-slipped hips in patients with epiphysiolisys. A retrospective study of the radiographs of 61 patients followed until the end of skeletal growth, assigned to two groups: 37 patients with unilateral epiphysiolysis, ...
Gromski Mark A - - 2012
It has been demonstrated that prolonged colonoscopic withdrawal times (WT; >6 min) are beneficial for the adenoma detection rate (ADR) for experienced endoscopists. There are little data, however, to guide the appropriate colonoscopic withdrawal times for trainees. The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is a relationship ...
Deirmengian Gregory K - - 2011
Postoperative infection is a potentially devastating complication after THA and TKA. In the early postoperative period, clinicians often find nonspecific indicators of infection. Although leukocytosis may be a sign of a developing infection in the early postoperative period, it may also be part of a normal surgical response. QUESTIONS AND ...
Goede A C - - 2011
Aim  Stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) is an increasingly accepted treatment for obstructed defaecation syndrome (ODS) associated with internal rectal prolapse (IRP) and rectocoele. The aim of this study is to evaluate the medium to long-term outcomes of STARR for ODS. Method  The intermediate-term results of STARR used over a ...
Mertz Dominik - - 2011
We aimed to compare the efficacy of short-term (<24 hours) versus longer-term antibiotic prophylaxis (≥24 hours) in open heart surgery. The optimal duration of antibiotic prophylaxis for adults undergoing cardiac surgery is unknown and guideline recommendations are inconsistent. We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, and CENTRAL for parallel-group randomized trials comparing ...
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