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Gurnaney Harshad H From the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, - - 2014
Although the role of regional anesthesia in pediatric patients has been increasing over the last few years, there are only a few small case series that describe the use of ambulatory continuous peripheral nerve blocks (CPNBs) in this patient population. In this report, we describe our experience with the use ...
Gulabi D D Dr Lütfi Kırdar Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Kartal, İstanbul, - - 2014
We present the clinical results and ultrasonographic findings of 61 trigger digits treated with percutaneous A1 pulley release. An endoscopic carpal tunnel knife was used for the release in the outpatient department. The mean follow-up period was 3.5 months. A total of 55 digits (90%) had complete relief of their ...
Ramlawi Basel B From the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX - - 2014
Reoperative coronary surgery patients are usually sicker and older, and the procedure is more technically demanding. Comparisons between coronary surgery with (coronary artery bypass [CAB] surgery on cardiopulmonary bypass [CPB]) and without (off-pump CAB [OPCAB]) the pump have been conducted; however, few studies showed results in reoperative cases. We investigate ...
Ota Daisuke D Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, - - 2014
Because the number of patients with breast cancer who have reconstruction after mastectomy is increasing, we analyzed the outcomes of reconstruction with tissue expanders (TEs). From 2004 to 2009, 133 patients with unilateral primary breast cancer who required mastectomy concurrent with reconstruction using TEs (TE group) and 308 patients with ...
Daşkaya Hayrettin H Anesthesia and Reanimation Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakıf University, Istanbul, - - 2014
The objective of the study was to assess the more efficacious anesthesia method in septal surgery. The prospective study was conducted at an academic secondary referral center. A prospective chart review of 60 patients, between the ages of 16 and 65, who underwent septal surgery under general (GA) or sedation ...
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 ...
Lee Seung-Hwa SH Center for Health Promotion, Department of Family Practice and Community Health, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Republic of Korea. Email: - - 2014
High success rate of intubation and short intubation time have been needed to endoscopists for a complete and comfortable colonoscopy, if possible. The purpose of present study was to compare procedure efficiencies according to adult-colonoscope length. This was a prospective, randomized, single-blinded controlled trial. A total of 239 healthy Korean ...
Raposo-Amaral Cassio Eduardo CE From the Institute of Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery, SOBRAPAR Hospital, Campinas, São Paulo, - - 2014
Characterizing the cutaneous upper lip height changes after unilateral cleft lip repair is very important to plan the surgical maneuvers, anticipate the need for overcorrection of the vertical dimension of the lips, and instruct the family on the postoperative outcomes. The aim of this study was to objectively analyze the ...
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 ...
Wong King-Ying KY *Department of Tuberculosis and Chest, TWGHs Wong Tai Sin Hospital, Wong Tai Sin, Kowloon Departments of †Medicine and Geriatrics ‡Radiology, Kwong Wah Hospital, Yau Ma Tei, Hong - - 2014
Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) improves bronchoscopic diagnosis of peripheral lung lesions (PLLs). The procedure time is lengthened by the search through multiple bronchial branches to PLLs. Virtual bronchoscopy (VB) provides endobronchial views that simulate findings at bronchoscopy. An open source software can be employed to study VB and hence the endobronchial ...
Ge Bujun - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes and cost effectiveness of the gasless laparoscopic appendectomy (GLA) and conventional laparoscopic appendectomy (LA). From Aug 2010 to Feb 2012, 100 patients with a clinical diagnosis of acute appendicitis in Shanghai Tongji hospital were included in the study and ...
Wang Yanbo Y Department of Urology,The First Hospital of Jilin University.Changchun, - - 2014
Purpose: To evaluate the percutaneous access outcomes and complications following percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) that was obtained by sonographer or urologist at a single academic institution. Material and Methods: A retrospective chart review of 259 patients who underwent PCNL was performed. Patients were stratified according to percutaneous access by sonographer (group ...
Wang Wei W Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou 510120, China ; ; Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease & China State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou 510120, China - - 2014
To assess the feasibility and safety of the video-assisted thoracoscopy surgery (VATS) systematic lymph node dissection in resectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The clinical data of patients with NSCLC who underwent VATS or thoracotomy combined with lobectomy and systematic lymphadenectomy from January 2001 to January 2008 were retrospectively analyzed ...
Nessler Michał Bohdan MB Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Children's Burn Centre, University Children's Hospital, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, - - 2014
Background Cutaneous wound healing results in scar formation. Matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) transform extracellular matrix proteins and modulate inflammation and cell signaling, thus determining scar outcome. To provide rapid wound closure and reduced scarring, dermal scaffolds were introduced. Little is known about the influence of these materials on MMPs levels. Material ...
Guo Jian-Rong JR Department of Anesthesiology, Shanghai Gongli Hospital of Pudong New District, Shanghai, China E-mail : - - 2014
Objective: To observe the effects of allogeneic and autologous transfusion on cellular immunity, humoral immunity and secretion of serum inflammatory factors and perforin during the perioperative period in patients with malignant tumors. Methods: A total of 80 patients (age: 38-69 years; body weight: 40-78 kg; ASA I - II) receiving ...
Shashidhar Jyothi J Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Modern Dental College and Research Center, Airport Road, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, - - 2014
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the fracture resistance of endodontically treated teeth filled with gutta percha and Resilon using lateral and vertical condensation methods. Materials and Methods: A total of 75 freshly extracted single-rooted teeth were selected. All samples were instrumented with profile 4% ...
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 ...
Szűcs Szilárd S Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Cork University Hospital and University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. - - 2014
Fractured neck of femur generally requires operative fixation and is a common cause of admission to hospital. The combination of femoral nerve block and spinal anesthesia is a common anesthetic technique used to facilitate the surgical procedure. The optimal disposition of local anesthetic (LA) relative the femoral nerve (FN) has ...
Wang Hang H Department of Urology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to report our approach of partial nephrectomy (PN) using a supra-12th rib mini-flank incision. We compared mini-incision open partial nephrectomy (MI-OPN) with open partial nephrectomy (OPN) and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) to verify whether MI-OPN can be an alternative to OPN and LPN. This ...
Shams Tarek T Department of Anesthesia and ICU, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura, - - 2014
Few previous studies proved that complications related to sickle cell disease (SCD) were common with regional anesthesia compared with general anesthesia while others reported no differences. This study was carried out to evaluate the role of prophylactic vitamin D on anesthetic outcome among male children with SCD undergoing circumcision. A ...
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 ...
Jacob Sumitha Mary SM Department of Anaesthesiology, Holy Cross Hospital, Kottiyam, Kollam, Kerala, - - 2014
The success of functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) depends on visual clarity of the surgical field, through the endoscope. The objective of this double-blind, randomized, controlled study was to determine if a pre-operative dose of bisoprolol (2.5 mg) would reduce the bleeding during FESS and improve the visualization of the ...
Kim Yu Seok YS Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is an uncomfortable procedure that requires adequate sedation for its successful conduction. We investigated the efficacy and safety of the combined use of intravenous midazolam and propofol for sedation during ERCP. A retrospective review of patient records from a single tertiary care hospital was performed. Ninety-four ...
Chávez-Tapia Norberto C NC Obesity and Digestive Diseases Unit, Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation, Mexico City, - - 2014
Hypoxic hepatitis (HH) is observed frequently in intensive care units. Information in the cardiac intensive care unit (CICU) is limited. The aim of this study was to analyze the clinical course and outcomes of HH in the specific setting of the CICU. We analyzed records of patients with HH admitted ...
Rogha Mehrdad M Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kashani Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, - - 2014
To compare two methods of tympanic membrane (TM) grafting when graft materials medial or lateral to malleus, this study have been done. In this clinical trial which was conducted in Alzahra and Kashani hospitals, between June 2010 and February 2012, 56 patients with chronic otitis media and perforated TM entered ...
Fulcher Paul H PH - - 2014
Adequately controlling pain is a key component of postoperative care after a hysterectomy. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of two intraperitoneal (IP) administered solutions during Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH), on the amount of postoperative self-administered morphine. In this prospective, randomized, double blinded study, twenty ...
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 ...
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 ...
Gupta Kumkum K Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, N.S.C.B. Subharti Medical College, Swami Vivekananda Subharti University, Subhartipuram, NH-58, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
Subarachnoid blockade can be used in all surgical procedures carried out on the infraumbilical region. This study was aimed to evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of intrathecal fentanyl as an adjuvant to 0.75% isobaric ropivacaine on onset, duration, intensity, and recovery time of sensory and motor blockade of subarachnoid ...
Agrawal Akansha A Department of Anesthesia, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, - - 2014
Spinal anesthesia is an established mode of anesthesia for lower limb orthopedic surgeries. The limitations of the technique are short duration of action and limited post-operative analgesia. Concomitant use of intravenous infusion of magnesium sulfate may have an effect on the block characteristics and duration of action of intrathecal bupivacaine. ...
Golparvar Mohammad M Department of Anesthesia, Medical School, St-Alzahra Medical Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, - - 2014
Hypercoagulability has been reported in primary brain tumors which can lead to thrombotic complications. Hydroxyethyl starch (hetastarch) is a synthetic colloid solution with adverse effects on blood coagulation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the protective effect of hetastarch in reducing thromboembolic events in these patients. In a ...
Del-Rio-Vellosillo Monica M Department of Anesthesia, University Hospital Virgen de la Arrixaca, Ctra. Madrid-Cartagena, s/n, El Palmar, 30120 Murcia, - - 2014
Introduction. The aim of the study was to compare the sensory, motor, and neuroophthalmological effects of isobaric levobupivacaine and bupivacaine when intrathecally administered. Materials and Methods. A prospective, double-blind, randomized study with 60 ASA grade I-II patients aged 18-65 years awaiting knee arthroscopy under spinal anesthesia. Patients received 12.5 mg of ...
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 ...
Perilli Valter V Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, A. Gemelli Hospital, Largo A. Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, - - 2014
The use of suction catheter (SC) has been shown to improve success rate during ProSeal laryngeal mask airway (PLMA) insertion in expert users. The aim of this study was to compare insertion of PLMA performed by untrained physicians using a SC or the digital technique (DT) in anaesthetised non-paralysed patients. ...
Moghtadaei Mehdi M Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rasoul Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR - - 2014
Pain is one of the major concerns of patients underwent Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA); appropriate pain management is a key factor in patient's early physical fitness to move, physiotherapy, and most importantly, patient satisfaction. In this study the analgesic effect of single injection femoral nerve block (SFNB) was compared with ...
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 ...
Polat Vural V Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Van Research and Education Hospital, 65100 Van, - - 2014
Background. Red cell distribution width (RDW) is an important marker which reflects inflammatory activity in many chronic diseases. The objective of this study is to investigate the impact of RDW on morbidity and mortality before and after pediatric congenital heart surgery. Methods. 107 patients with congenital heart disease, cardiac case ...
Välimäki Juha O JO Department of Ophthalmology, Päijät-Häme Central Hospital, Keskussairaalankatu 7, FIN-15850 Lahti, - - 2014
Purpose. To determine the outcome of Molteno3 implantation as primary glaucoma surgery and to analyze the factors influencing the surgical outcome. Methods. This is a retrospective clinical study of 106 consecutive eyes (97 patients) with no previous glaucoma surgery. Surgical failure was defined as an IOP > 21 mmHg or less ...
Liang Peng P Department of Anesthesiology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University Chengdu, Sichuan, - - 2014
It is controversial that whether the GABA receptors contribute to the hypnotic action of volatile anesthetics. This study was to detect the effect of GABA receptors on the hypnotic action of volatile anesthetics by evaluation of the effect of intravenous flumazenil on sevoflurane minimum alveolar anesthetic concentration-awake (MAC-Awake) and emergence ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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