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Price Richard B RB Dr. Price is a professor and the head, Fixed Prosthodontics, Department of Dental Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Address correspondence to Dr. Price at Department of Dental Clinical Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2, Canada, - - 2014
/st> The authors evaluated the effectiveness of using a patient simulator (MARC Patient Simulator [MARC PS], BlueLight analytics, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada), to instruct dental students (DS) on how to deliver energy optimally to a restoration from a curing light. Five months later, the authors evaluated the retention of the ...
Khezri Marzieh Beigom MB Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Bahonar Boulevard, P.O. Box 34197/59811, Qazvin 3419759811, - - 2014
Objectives. To compare the analgesic efficacy of intrathecal clonidine and fentanyl added to bupivacaine after cesarean section. Methods. Ninety patients scheduled for cesarean section under spinal anesthesia were randomly allocated to one of the three following groups to receive bupivacaine 10 mg combined with 75 µg clonidine (group C), bupivacaine 10 mg combined ...
Yadav Sukhwant Singh SS Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Center for Dental Education and Research, All India Institute of Medical - - 2014
The purpose of the study was to determine the effect of apical clearing and apical foramen widening in reducing apical ramifications and bacterial load in the apical third of root canals. The mesio-buccal roots of 21 maxillary first molar teeth were inoculated with Enterococcus faecalis suspension using a sterile pipette. ...
Bashir Muhammad Mustehsan MM Department of Plastic Surgery, King Edward Medical University, Mayo Hospital, - - 2014
Objective: To compare intercostal nerve block before and after rib harvest in terms of mean postoperative pain score and mean postoperative tramadol usage. Study Design: Randomized controlled trial. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Hospital, KEMU, Lahore, from January 2011 to July 2012. Methodology: Patients (n ...
Gurbet Alp A Uludag University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Bursa, - - 2014
Patients usually suffer significant pain after lumbar laminectomy. Wound infiltration with local anesthetics is a useful method for postoperative pain control. Our aim was to compare the efficacies of preemptive wound infiltration with bupivacaine and levobupivacaine. MATERIAL and 60 patients were randomized three groups as follows: Group L wound infiltration ...
Lee Jin Cheol JC Department of Ophthalmology, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Dongsan Medical Center, Daegu, - - 2014
To evaluate the clinical outcomes of ambulatory buckling surgery, comparing outpatient- with inpatient-based surgery. The authors performed a retrospective study of 80 consecutive cases of rhegmato genous retinal detachment from January 2009 to December 2011 treated by scleral buckling surgery. Two groups of patients were defined according to inpatient (group ...
Wu Zhenjie Z Department of Urology, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, P. R. - - 2014
To critically review the currently available evidence of studies comparing robotic partial nephrectomy (RPN) and open partial nephrectomy (OPN). A comprehensive review of the literature from Pubmed, Web of Science and Scopus was performed in October 2013. All relevant studies comparing RPN with OPN were included for further screening. A ...
Sezen Gulbin G Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Faculty of Medicine, Duzce University Duzce, - - 2014
Caudal block is the regional anesthetic technique that is used most frequently in pediatric surgery and bupivacaine and levobupivacaine are widely utilized in this technique. Opioid drugs have been added to local anesthetic solutions to prolong duration of analgesia but ideal combination were not found. We compared the postoperative analgesic ...
Razeghinejad Mohammad-Reza MR Poostchi Ophthalmology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, - - 2014
To evaluate the local safety of bevacizumab and its effect on recurrence of primary pterygium excision. This randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial was conducted on 44 eyes of 44 patients randomized to Group 1 (bevacizumab) and Group 2 (balanced salt solution). Group 1 underwent pterygium excision with a rotational conjunctival flap ...
Ghaemi M M Department of Anaesthesiology, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Islamic Republic of - - 2014
It is sometimes difficult to insert a nasogastric tube in an anaesthetized patient. We evaluated the benefit of reinforcing the distal portion of the nasogastric tube with a Nelaton catheter: 8 and 10 French Nelaton catheters were inserted into 16 and 18 French nasogastric tubes respectively through the first proximal ...
Kundra Sandeep S Department of Anesthesiology, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, - - 2014
Epidural application of morphine has been used for postoperative analgesia following spine surgery but short duration of action of single application limits its widespread use. One hundred and fifty patients undergoing lumbar laminectomy were randomly allocated to two groups of 75 patients each. Anesthetic technique was standardized in both the ...
Yu Jian-Bo JB Department of Anesthesiology, Nankai Hospital, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China - - 2014
Background We aimed to investigate the effect of electroacupuncture at Zusanli (ST36) and Sanyinjiao (SP6) on adrenocortical function in patients with etomidate anesthesia. Material and Methods We randomly divided 80 patients who underwent elective surgery into 4 groups: group etomidate (ETO), group etomidate + electroacupuncture (ETO+EA), group etomidate + sham ...
Acar Omer O Department of Urology, VKF American Hospital, 34365 Istanbul, - - 2014
Objective. We aimed to compare the results of our initial robot-assisted nephron-sparing surgeries (RANSS) performed with or without hilar clamping. Material and Method. Charts of the initial RANSSs (n = 44), which were performed by a single surgeon, were retrospectively reviewed. R.E.N.A.L. nephrometry system, modified Clavien classification, and M.D.R.D. equation ...
Chandon Michel M Department of Anesthesiology, Hôpital Foch, Suresnes, - - 2014
To compare the analgesic effect of ultrasound-guided Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) block versus Continuous Wound Infusion (CWI) with levobupivacaine after caesarean delivery. We recruited parturients undergoing elective caesareans for this multicenter study. Following written informed consent, they received a spinal anaesthetic without intrathecal morphine for their caesarean section. The postoperative ...
Ota Noritaka N Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Children's Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2013
We adopted a policy of rapid-staged bilateral pulmonary artery banding (bPAB) before the Norwood (NW) procedure for all patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. We hypothesized that this strategy might mitigate some of the traditional risk factors and that postponing a major bypass procedure beyond the newborn period could have ...
Soy Fatih Kemal FK Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Mardin State Hospital, Mardin, - - 2013
Tonsillectomies are the most frequently applied operations in the ENT practice. Even though different surgical tonsillectomy techniques have been used, bipolar cautery is the most frequently used one. Our aim was to compare postoperative bleeding rates, pain scores and recovery times in tonsillectomies performed by using bipolar cautery in Joules ...
Gupta Vasudha V California Northstate University College of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical & Administrative Sciences, Rancho Cordova, CA, - - 2013
Background:The safety and efficacy of warfarin depend on maintaining the international normalized ratio (INR) in an established range.Objective:The purpose was to determine whether a coordinated pharmacist-led approach improved percentage of INRs in therapeutic range in comparison to a physician-led anticoagulation management service (AMS).Methods:A retrospective chart review was conducted for patients ...
Veal Christopher C Anesthesiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, - - 2013
Adductor canal catheters have been shown to improve analgesia while maintaining quadriceps strength after total knee arthroplasty. We describe a patient who underwent total knee arthroplasty that likely had delayed quadriceps weakness as a result of a standard continuous 0.2% ropivacaine infusion at 8 ml/h within the adductor canal. On the ...
Ozçelik Derya D From the *Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Esthetic Surgery, Düzce Medical Faculty, Düzce University, Düzce; †Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Esthetic Surgery, Karaman State Hospital, Karaman; Departments of †Anesthesiology, and §Biostatistics, Düzce Medical Faculty, Düzce University, Düzce, - - 2013
Trigeminocardiac reflex (TCR) consists of bradycardia or asystole along with hypotension and apnea coinciding with stimulation of the trigeminal nerve. During rhinoplasty procedures, we noticed that local anesthetic solution (LAS) application to the columellar area results in bradycardia. We planned to conduct a randomized prospective study on 47 patients undergoing ...
Bogani Giorgio G Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Del Ponte Hospital, Varese, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2013
To compare the use of low (LPP - 8 mmHg) vs. standard pneumoperitoneum pressure (SPP - 12 mmHg) during mini-laparoscopic hysterectomy (MLH). Randomized controlled trial (Canadian Task Force Classification I). Tertiary care center. Consecutive forty-two women scheduled to undergo MLH for benign uterine disease. Women were randomly selected to undergo ...
de la Matta-Martín M M Anesthesia Department, General Hospital, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2013
We investigated how ventilation with low tidal volumes affects the pharmacokinetics of sevoflurane uptake during the first minutes of inhaled anaesthesia. Forty-eight patients scheduled for lung resection were randomly assigned to three groups. Patients in group 1, 2 and 3 received 3% sevoflurane for 3min via face mask and controlled ...
Lowe Gary R GR Respiratory Care Services, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, - - 2013
Modern Electronic Health Record Systems (EHRS) reportedly offer advantages including improved quality, error prevention, cost reduction, and increased efficiency. This project reviewed the impact on specimen turn-around-times (TAT) and percent compliance for specimens processed in a Stat Laboratory after implementation of an upgraded EHRS. Prior to EHRS implementation, laboratory personnel ...
Kim Jin-Kyoung JK Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Samsung Medical Centre, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of - - 2013
To determine bispectral index (BIS) values produced by equipotent concentrations of commonly used volatile anaesthetics. Female patients undergoing thyroidectomy were randomly assigned to receive isoflurane, sevoflurane or desflurane anaesthesia. After induction, anaesthesia was maintained by the volatile agent at 1 minimum alveolar concentration and supplemented with remifentanil infusion. BIS values ...
Jiang Zhaolei Z Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, 1665 Kongjiang Road, Shanghai, 200092, - - 2013
To review the surgical techniques and mid-term results of mitral valve repair in children with moderate or severe mitral regurgitation (MR). One hundred and seven children with moderate or severe MR, aged 19.6 ± 8.5 months, were enrolled in this study. The surgical techniques used for mitral valve repair varied according to the ...
Jung So-Youn SY Center for Breast Cancer, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Republic of Korea, - - 2013
This study aimed to evaluate the identification rate and surgery time of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) by a multimodal method (MMM) using a mixture of indocyanine green (ICG), radioisotope (RI), and blue dye (BD) compared with the RI alone. In this phase II randomized study, 86 patients with clinically ...
Khan Sameer K SK Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics , Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Ashington, Northumberland , - - 2013
Background and purpose Enhanced Recovery (ER) is a well-established multidisciplinary strategy in lower limb arthroplasty and was introduced in our department in May 2008. This retrospective study reviews short-term outcomes in a consecutive unselected series of 3,000 procedures (the "ER" group), and compares them to a numerically comparable cohort that ...
Chen Dave W DW Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan; College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, - - 2013
One hundred patients receiving unilateral total hip arthroplasty (THA) were randomized to receive an intra-articular injection of 300mg bupivacaine or normal saline after completion of surgery. Pain scores of the bupivacaine group were significantly lower than those of the control group the first 12hours postoperatively (all, P<0.001). A significantly lower ...
Yaghoubi Siamak - - 2014
postoperative pain increases the activity of the sympathetic system, causes hypermetabolic conditions, retains salt and water, increases glucose, fatty acid lactate and oxygen consumption, weakens the immunity system which delays wound healing. Our object was comparison of the analgesic effect of morphine and paracetamol in the patients undergoing laparotomy, using ...
Yassin Mohamed M Department of Trauma & Orthopaedics, Dorset County Hospital, Williams Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2JY, UK, - - 2013
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a recognised post-operative complication of major lower limb joint arthroplasty. Current National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines suggest the use of both mechanical and pharmacological prophylaxis following hip and knee replacement. Since the introduction of enhanced recovery programmes following hip and knee arthroplasty ...
Blohm Martin E ME Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, - - 2013
The aim was to investigate whether cerebral transcutaneous near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) or two-site NIRS is a suitable monitoring tool to detect or confirm a cerebral circulatory arrest in pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients. Prospective single-center pediatric observational study. Simultaneous NIRS measurements over forehead (cNIRS, crS02) and kidney (rNIRS, rrSO2), ...
Ahn Dong Ki DK Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Seoul Sacred Heart General Hospital, Seoul, - - 2013
Retrospective study. The aim of this study was to investigate the difference of efficacy between bulb syringe irrigation and pulsed irrigation in spinal surgeries. Pulsed irrigation has been used for more than half a century, especially in trauma surgeries. However, to the best of our knowledge, there has been no ...
Yanagimoto Hiroaki H Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 2-5-1 Shin-machi, Hirakata, Osaka, 573-1010, - - 2013
The most common postoperative complication after distal pancreatectomy (DP) is still postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF), which is closely associated with other major complications and remains an unsolved problem. This retrospective study included 47 consecutive patients who underwent a distal pancreatectomy with (DP-PG group, n = 21) or without (DP group, ...
Manba Naoko N Division of Digestive and General Surgery, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, - - 2014
Early enteral nutrition within 24 h after surgery has become a recommended procedure. In the present study, we retrospectively examined whether initiating EN within 24 h after esophagectomy improves the postoperative course. Among 103 patients who underwent thoracic esophagectomy for esophageal cancer, we enrolled the cases in which EN was ...
Coburger Jan J Department of Neurosurgery, University of Ulm, Günzburg, - - 2014
Intraoperative MRI (iMRI) provides updated information for neuronavigational purposes and assessments on the status of resection during transsphenoidal surgery (TSS). The high-field technique additionally provides information about vascular structures at risk and precise information about extrasellar residual tumor, making it readily available during the procedure. The imaging, however, extends the ...
Datino Tomás T Department of Cardiology, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2013
The aim of this study is to evaluate the safety and feasibility of using the Amigo Remote Catheter System (RCS) in arrhythmia ablation procedures. Because Amigo allows the physician to operate all catheter function outside of the radiation field, operator exposure time was also evaluated. This is a nonrandomized, prospective ...
Wu Jian J Spinal unit of orthopedic department of Zhejiang Provincial People's - - 2013
Prospective, Randomized Controlled Clinical Study. To determine the efficacy of absorbable gelatin sponge in reducing blood loss as well as shortening the length of hospital stay in patients undergoing multilevel posterior lumbar spinal surgery. Absorbable gelatin sponge is reported to decrease postoperative drain output and the length of hospital stay ...
Tas Ayca - - 2013
Dilatation and curettage (D&C) is a common day-care procedure in obstetrics and gynecology, with patients discharged after a brief hospital stay on the same day of the surgery. Although it has a short duration, severe pain occurs during the procedure. Therefore, this surgical procedure requires an anesthetic to provide adequate ...
Ekenze S O SO Sub-Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria. Electronic address: - - 2013
Virilization of the external genitalia in young girls (VEG) manifests mostly as ambiguity of the genitalia and elicits concerns and uncertainties especially in settings with poor awareness. This study evaluates the profile and challenges of VEG in southeast Nigeria. We analyzed 23 children with VEG managed in 2 referral centers ...
Seong Yong Won - - 2013
We performed this study to assess early clinical outcomes of robot-assisted surgery for anterior mediastinal mass by comparing results of the robot group with those of the sternotomy group after propensity score matching. Between 2008 and 2012, 145 patients underwent resection of anterior mediastinal mass. Robot-assisted surgery was performed in ...
Oikawa-Kawamoto Manari M Manari Oikawa-Kawamoto, Tsuyoshi Sogo, Takeshi Yamaguchi, Tomoyuki Tsunoda, Takeo Kondo, Department of Pediatric Hepatology and Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center, Saiseikai Yokohama City Tobu Hospital, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230-0012, - - 2013
To assess the safety and utility of capsule endoscopy (CE) for children who are unable to swallow the capsule endoscope. The medical records of all of the children who underwent CE between 2010 and 2012 were retrospectively reviewed. The patients were divided into 2 groups: group A included patients who ...
Zhou Peiwen P Department of Anesthesia, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; Department of Anesthesiology, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, - - 2013
Postoperative shivering is a frequent complication of surgery in developing countries and there is no satisfying method to treat it, let alone to cure it. We studied whether intravenous amino acid (AA) infusion can cure postoperative shivering in the postanesthesia care unit. Sixty postanesthesia care unit patients with shivering grade 2 ...
Gerritsen Arja - - 2013
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether a change in the routine feeding strategy applied after pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) from nasojejunal tube (NJT) feeding to early oral feeding improved clinical outcomes. An observational cohort study was performed in 102 consecutive patients undergoing PD. In period 1 (n = 51, ...
García-Mata Serafín - - 2013
The objective of our study is to determine the relative efficacy of the 2 reduction maneuvers, hyperpronation (HP) and supination-flexion (SF), in pulled elbow (PE). We conducted a randomized, prospective study of 2 reduction maneuvers in 115 patients with PE and a mean age of 2 years and 3 months. ...
Shariat Moharari Reza R Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Magnesium is an antagonist of (N-methyl D-Aspartate) NMDA receptor and its related canals, and may affect perceived pain. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of intravenous magnesium on the hemodynamic parameters, analgesic consumption and ileus. A randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study was performed. Thirty two ...
Russo A - - 2013
Background: Previous studies have documented the negative influence of pneumoperitoneum on cardiac and renal function during laparoscopy. In this respect, regard there is a lack of data regarding the use of an appropriate management of fluid therapy to decrease these side effects. The aim of this study was to investigate ...
Bidkar Vijay G - - 2013
Objective: Antimicrobial prophylaxis is still a matter of debate in ear surgeries. Previous studies have focused on prophylaxis in middle ear surgery alone without inclusion of mastoidectomy. We therefore investigated efficacy of two regimes of antimicrobial prophylaxis in tympanoplasty with cortical mastoidectomy done for mild middle ear disease in chronic ...
Brase Christoph - - 2013
To compare bone conduction after fiber-enabled CO2 laser perforation of the stapes footplate with conduction after the "one-shot" technique during stapedotomy in patients with otosclerosis. Retrospective clinical study. Tertiary reference center. We evaluated data from 178 patients who had undergone primary stapedotomy for suspected stapedial ankylosis. The stapes footplate was ...
Cho Soo Y - - 2013
Patients undergoing surgery in the beach chair position (BCP) are at a risk of cerebral ischemia. We evaluated the effect of arginine vasopressin (AVP) on hemodynamics and cerebral oxygenation during surgery in the BCP. Thirty patients undergoing shoulder surgery in BCP under propofol-remifentanil anesthesia were randomly allocated either to receive ...
Tolenaar Jip L - - 2013
Purpose : To investigate the influence of stent-graft oversizing on device-related complications after thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA). Methods : The study cohort was composed of patients enrolled in 4 clinical trials of the TAG thoracic stent-graft. A total of 337 TAA patients (222 men; ...
Oztürk I I Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey. - - 2013
To investigate biochemically whether total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) using propofol creates a risk for Propofol Infusion Syndrome (PRIS). Forty patients scheduled for thyroid gland surgery were randomly assigned into Group T or C and premedicated 30 min before operation. Group T received remifentanyl hydrochloride, propofol infusion following anesthesia induction with ...
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