Search Results
Results 351 - 400 of 2427
< 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 >
Kayaci Selim S Department of Neurosurgery, Recep Tayyip Erdogan - - 2014
The postoperative results of chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) procedures using catheterization and tearing of inner membrane (CTIM) technique have not previously been discussed in the literature. This article compares the effects of CTIM technique on brain re-expansion and re-accumulation with cases operated on with a burr-hole craniotomy and outer membrane ...
Sidler-Maier Claudia C CC Orthopaedic Division of the Department of Surgery, University Children's Hospital, Steinwiesstr. 75, 8032, Zurich, - - 2014
Femoral osteotomy is one of the most widely performed reconstructive operations in pediatric orthopedic surgery. Many implants for fixation have been used, but so far there is no literature about the application and outcome of the LCP 140° Pediatric Hip Plate for proximal femoral valgisation in children. Data of patients ...
Desai Mihir M MM USC Institute of Urology, Catherine and Joseph Aresty Department of Urology, Keck Medical Center of USC, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Concerns have been raised regarding partial nephrectomy (PN) techniques that do not occlude the main renal artery. Compare the perioperative outcomes of superselective versus main renal artery control during robotic PN. A retrospective analysis of 121 consecutive patients undergoing robotic PN using superselective control (group 1, n=58) or main artery ...
Borchert Dietmar H DH Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery, and Institute of Biometry, Epidemiology and Medical Informatics, Saarland University Hospitals, Kirrberger Straße 100, 66421, Homburg, Saarland, Germany, - - 2014
Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) has the potential to reduce postoperative pain. We compared postoperative pain in the hybrid NOTES procedure transvaginal video-assisted cholecystectomy (TVC) with standard conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy (CLC). Single-center, double-blind, randomized controlled trial in a level II hospital between June 2008 and June 2012. Female patients, ...
Abud Burcin B Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Izmir Tepecik Research an Education Hospital, Izmir, - - 2014
IntroductionWe aimed to investigate whether the temperature of tumescent anesthesia is important, if so, to establish an opinion about the ideal temperature.Materials and methodsEndovenous laser ablations were performed in 72 patients; 35 patients (Group A) received tumescent anesthesia at +4, while other 37 patients (Group B) received tumescent anesthesia at ...
Yoshida T T Division of Anesthesiology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata-city, - - 2014
Factors affecting the distribution of continuous thoracic paravertebral block have never been examined. We designed this prospective, double-blind study to check whether continuous thoracic paravertebral block with a higher ropivacaine concentration would provide a wider segmental sensory block spread. Sixty consecutive patients undergoing pulmonary lobectomy or segmentectomy were randomly allocated ...
Chaykovska Lyubov L Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Opiates are widely used for postoperative pain relief. Unfortunately, their side effects, such as inhibited gastrointestinal motility and respiratory depression may compromise or delay postoperative recovery after laparotomy. We used paraincisional subcutaneous catheters and applied 0.25% ropivacaine infusion to improve pain relief and decrease postoperative morphine consumption in patients after ...
Miwa Yosuke Y Department of Cardiology, Good Samaritan Hospital, 1225 Wilshire Boulevard, Third floor, Los Angeles, CA 90017, - - 2014
The step-wise approach to catheter ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) requires considerable substrate modification targeting at complex fractionated atrial electrograms (CFAEs) in addition to pulmonary vein (PV) isolation. An alternative strategy that minimizes the amount of ablation would be desirable. The aim of this study was to investigate whether ...
Onal Bulent B University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
To analyze the success and complication rates of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) performed in pediatric patients and to compare outcomes of the patients undergoing primary PCNL with those of patients who had undergone previous open nephrolithotomy. Between 2000 and 2011, PNL procedures were performed in 123 renal units (RU) of 111 ...
Verma Atul A 1Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario, - - 2014
-This study compared generalized CFAE ablation vs a selective CFAE ablation strategy targeting areas of continuous electrical activity (CEA). -Subjects with symptomatic, persistent/high burden paroxysmal AF were enrolled at 6 centers (n=86) & randomized to one of 2 arms. For group I, all CFAE regions with an interval confidence level ...
Zoric L L Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Centre Hospitalo-Universitaire Carémeau, Place du Professeur Debré, Nîmes, - - 2014
/st>The infiltration of local anaesthetic (LA), ketorolac, and epinephrine has been suggested to be effective for analgesia after total hip arthroplasty (THA). The part of action of each component of the mixture remains unclear. We investigated the contribution of infiltration of ropivacaine alone on the morphine consumption during the first ...
Heist Kathleen K Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, 1635 Aurora Court, F 729 Aurora, Denver, CO, 80045, USA, - - 2014
Leaders in medical education have called for redesign of internal medicine training to improve ambulatory care training. 4 + 1 block scheduling is one innovative approach to enhance ambulatory education. To determine the impact of 4 + 1 scheduling on resident clinic continuity. Resident continuity clinic in traditional scheduling in which clinics are scheduled ...
Tuffaha Haitham W HW Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, - - 2014
Millions of peripheral intravenous catheters are used worldwide. The current guidelines recommend routine catheter replacement every 72-96 h. This practice requires increasing healthcare resource use. The clinically indicated catheter replacement strategy is proposed as an alternative. To assess the cost effectiveness of clinically indicated versus routine replacement of peripheral intravenous catheters. ...
Vallabhajosyula Prashanth P Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, - - 2014
At our institution, type I bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) patients with aortic insufficiency (AI) who are candidates for valve preservation are stratified into two groups by aortic root pathology: nonaneurysmal root undergoing primary cusp repair + subcommissural annuloplasty (repair group) vs aneurysmal root undergoing primary cusp repair + root reimplantation (reimplantation group). ...
Park Sang Hyoung SH *Department of Gastroenterology, and †Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, - - 2014
To date, no large-scale studies have evaluated the prognosis of Crohn's disease (CD) over a period of 3 decades in non-Caucasian populations. The aims of this study were to update the current information on the long-term prognosis of CD using a large series of patients and to evaluate changes in ...
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 ...
< 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 >