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Yuanyuan Mi M Department of Urology, Third Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Wuxi, - - 2014
Peyronie's disease (PD) is marked by severe penile curved deformity and/or abnormal sexual function. The study aim was to determine the clinical efficacy of a new surgical procedure for PD, aimed at restoration of normal erection and improvement of the coital function. For this purpose, 5 cases of PD with ...
Ozturan Orhan O Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Bezmialem Vakif University, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey, - - 2014
Because rhinoplastic surgery predominantly deals with the osseocartilaginous skeleton, droopy noses with thick skin remain a problem to be solved. In these noses, neglecting excess skin can impair long-lasting and complete correction of the nasal deformity. As these noses already require redundant dorsal skin resection, surgical manipulations can be executed ...
Ozbal Koc Eltaf Ayca EA Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Baskent University Istanbul Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
Septorhinoplasty is one of the most commonly performed plastic surgery procedures in the world. Studies on septorhinoplasty in the literature mainly focus on the surgical procedures and their outcomes, but the general appearance of the nose and nasal skin following surgery is also very important. Case-control study examining 30 septorhinoplasty ...
Sparavigna Adele A Derming, Clinical Research and Bioengineering Institute, Monza, MB, - - 2014
A novel Hyaluronic Acid (HA) derivative dermal filler has been developed with characteristics especially suited for nasolabial folds (NLF) and facial defects due to volume loss. An open-label prospective study was carried out to evaluate this HA filler's performance in correcting facial defects due to volume loss. A single Italian ...
Gruber Ronald P RP San Francisco and Stanford, Calif. From the Divisions of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, San Francisco; and Stanford - - 2014
Alar rim contour and alar rim grafts have become essential components of rhinoplasty. Ideally, grafts of the nose should be anatomical in shape. So doing might make grafts of the alar rim more robust. The authors considered doing that by applying the graft as a continuous extension of the lateral ...
Woodward Julie A JA *Division of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Ophthalmology and Dermatology, Duke University Eye Center, Durham, North Carolina; †Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California; ‡Goldman, Butterwick, Fitzpatrick, Groff & Fabi, Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, San Diego, California; §Division of Dermatology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC; ‖Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, Washington, - - 2014
Microfocused ultrasound (MFU) and ablative fractionated laser (AFL) resurfacing techniques have been used separately to noninvasively improve skin laxity and rhytides on the face and neck. Simultaneous combination treatment would be anticipated to provide further improvement but has not previously studied. A retrospective analysis of 100 combination face and neck ...
David Michael Z MZ Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, - - 2014
Objective. To assess an intervention to limit community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) dissemination. Design. Randomized, controlled trial. Setting. County Jail, Dallas, Texas. Participants. A total of 4,196 detainees in 68 detention tanks. Methods. Tanks were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 groups: in group 1, detainees received cloths that contained chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) to clean ...
Vieille P P 1Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Caremeau University Hospital, Nimes, - - 2014
ABSTRACT Objective: Fast-absorbing polyglactin 910 is commonly used to suture skin and vaginal incisions. In vitro studies have shown similar tensile strength properties between Velosorb™ Fast and Vicryl™ Rapide (Al-Qattan MM. J Hand Surg Br Eur. 2005;30(1):90-91). This randomized study compared Velosorb™ Fast (Covidien) with Vicryl™ Rapide (Ethicon) in a ...
Szewczyk Maria Teresa MT Nicolaus Copernicus University; and Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum, Department of Surgery, Clinic of Vascular Surgery and Specialistic Center for the Treatment of Chronic Wounds, University Teaching Hospital of Dr. Jurasz, Bydgoszcz, - - 2014
Peristomal skin problems are the most commonly experienced physical complication following ostomy surgery and often are caused by leakage or a poorly fitting skin barrier. A prospective, multicenter, observational evaluation of persons with a colostomy, ileostomy, or urostomy was conducted to assess the incidence of peristomal lesions and level of ...
Carmo Michele M Division of Vascular Surgery - S. Carlo Borromeo Hospital, - - 2014
and design: To evaluate the role of an ultrasound (US) debridement system to treat conservatively patients with poor medical conditions who presented with infection of a prosthetic vascular graft in the lower extremities. Data of all patients who underwent debridement of the grafts and/or surrounding tissue using a ultrasonic generator ...
Park Kui Young KY Department of Dermatology, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
The most common adverse effects of oral isotretinoin are cheilitis, skin dryness, dry eyes, and conjunctivitis, whereas evening primrose oil (EPO) is known to improve skin moisture and transepidermal water loss (TEWL) in healthy adults and atopic patients. To evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of EPO in preventing xerotic ...
Shorr Andrew F AF Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, - - 2014
Tedizolid, a novel oxazolidinone with activity against a wide range of Gram-positive pathogens, was evaluated in two noninferiority, phase 3, acute bacterial skin and skin structure infection trials. Data from individual trials showed noninferior efficacy to linezolid and a favorable tolerability profile. To evaluate potential differences, pooled data were analyzed. ...
Andrási Terézia B TB Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center Essen-Huttrop, University of Essen, Germany; Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Clinic, Mainz, Germany; Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Bergmannsheil Hospital, Bochum, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this report is to determine the feasibility of transverse small skin incision (STI, < 4cm) for eversion and patch endarterectomy with or without shunt by comparing it to the outcomes after long transverse skin incision (LTI, 4-8cm). Of 164 elective consecutive patients (71±2.73% symptomatic) operated at one ...
Hakozaki Akihiro A Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-8582, - - 2014
This study examined the feasibility of T2*-weighted imaging (T2*WI) gradient-echo MRI to reflect actual function of the graft after anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction. T2*WI and proton density-weighted imaging (PDWI) were compared in the assessment of ACL grafts. Sixty-one patients underwent T2*WI and PDWI at 3, 6, and 12 months postoperatively. ...
Ugaki Shinya S Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Stollery Children's Hospital, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, - - 2014
We compared the outcome of patients receiving bovine jugular vein grafts versus cryopreserved homografts for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction. Between 2000 and 2012, 379 conduits (244 bovine jugular vein grafts, 135 homografts) were implanted in 298 patients (median age 50 months) with a median follow-up of 3.4 years. Freedom from ...
Tappeiner Christoph C Department of Ophthalmology, Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, - - 2014
To analyse the influence of corneal cross-linking (CXL) with ultraviolet-A (UV-A) and riboflavin on drug permeability in human subjects. Keratoconus patients (n = 23; mean age 26.9 ± 5.8 years) undergoing a standard CXL procedure with UV-A (5.4 J/cm(2) , 30 min) and riboflavin in one eye were included in the study. The pupillary diameter, measured before ...
Lee In Hyeok IH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, 300 Gumi-Dong, Bundang-Gu, Sungnam, Kyungki, 463-707, - - 2014
Calcaneal lengthening with allograft is frequently used for the treatment of patients with symptomatic planovalgus deformity; however, the behavior of allograft bone after calcaneal lengthening and the risk factors for graft failure are not well documented. (1) What proportion of the patients treated with allograft bone had radiographic evidence of ...
Ozturk M M Department of Otorhinolaryngology,Kocaeli University Faculty of - - 2014
Background: The use of cold nasal packs on the nose and nape of the neck is currently recommended for patients with epistaxis as this is thought to induce reflex nasal vasoconstriction, which decreases the bleeding. There have been a few investigations on the effect of cold compress application to the ...
Bizzotto N N Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Integrated University Hospital, Verona, - - 2014
Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) is a highly effective surgical treatment for severe joint involvement. However, due to the release of metal ions in the blood, the patients undergoing hip replacement with metal-on-metal (MOM) bearings may develop signs of allergic skin disease. We report a case of a 60-year-old man who ...
Srinivas Anirudh A Department of General Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, 160012, - - 2014
To compare the efficacy of chlorhexidine-gluconate versus povidone iodine in preoperative skin preparation in the prevention of surgical site infections (SSIs) in clean-contaminated upper abdominal surgeries. This was a prospective randomized controlled trial conducted on patients undergoing clean-contaminated upper abdominal surgeries. A total of 351 patients 18-70 years old were randomized ...
Mann-Salinas Elizabeth A EA From the US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, - - 2014
Skin grafts intended for autologous transplant may be dropped on the operating room floor during handling. The authors examined optimal procedures for decontaminating tissue intended for burn surgery. Porcine skin (5 × 5 cm sections) harvested from expired animals using standard procedures was inoculated with either 10 CFU/ml Staphylococcus aureus ...
Lippert Dylan D University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 600 Highland Ave, K4/720 Clinical Science Center, Madison, WI 53792, United - - 2014
To analyze the safety of a standardized pediatric tracheostomy care protocol in the immediate postoperative period and its impact on tracheostomy related complications. Retrospective case series. Pediatric patients undergoing tracheotomy from February 2010-February 2014. In 2012, a standardized protocol was established regarding postoperative pediatric tracheostomy care. This protocol included securing ...
Schiefer Jennifer L JL Jennifer L. Schiefer, MD, is a Resident, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Burn Surgery, BG-Trauma Center, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Germany. Afshin Rahmanian-Schwarz, MD, is the Director, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Aesthetic Surgery, HELIOS Clinic Wuppertal, Germany. Hans-Eberhard Schaller, MD, is the Director, and Theodora Manoli, MD, is a Consultant, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Burn Surgery, BG-Trauma Center, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, - - 2014
The standard therapy to treat superficial partial-thickness burns of the hand involves the application of skin substitutes such as Suprathel (PolyMedics Innovations GmbH, Denkendorf, Germany), which reduce pain significantly, thus allowing a fast mobilization and leading to a quicker restoration of function. The aim of this study was to simplify ...
Choi Hyun Nam HN Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kosin University College of Medicine, Busan, - - 2014
Administration of growth factors has been associated with increased viability of composite grafts greater than 1-cm in diameter. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) contains many of the growth factors studied. In this study, we evaluate the effect of PRP injection on composite graft viability and the proper time for injection. A total ...
Jeong Cheol C Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, - - 2014
Tissue expansion is an effective and valuable technique for the reconstruction of large skin lesions and scars. This study aimed to evaluate the applicability and safety of a newly designed skin expanding bioreactor system for maximizing the graft area and minimizing the donor site area. A computer-controlled biaxial skin bioreactor ...
Hsieh Ching-Shui CS 1 Department of Surgery, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, - - 2014
Abstract This trial was designed to compare the efficacy of 4% chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) with normal saline (NS) as a predisinfection skin-scrub solution prior to standard presurgical skin preparation. Data was collected at a single transplantation center where patients electing resection of hepatic tumors were recruited between October 2011 and ...
Graham R Scott RS Department of Neurosurgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond; - - 2014
OBJECT Bone allografts used for interbody spinal fusion are often preserved through either freeze drying or lowtemperature freezing, each having disadvantages related to graft preparation time and material properties. In response, a glycerol preservation treatment has been developed to maintain the biomechanical properties of allografts at ambient temperatures, requiring no ...
Wiedner Maria M Research Unit for Tissue Regeneration, Repair and Reconstruction, Division of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Research Unit for Tissue Regeneration, Repair and Reconstruction, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 29, A-8036 Graz, - - 2014
Despite the popularity of a simultaneous application of dermal matrices and split-thickness skin grafts, scarce evidence exists about the process of revascularizationinvolved. In this study, we aimed at analyzing the progression of revascularizationby high-resolution episcopic microscopy (HREM) in a porcine excisional wound model.Following the surgical procedure creating 5x5 cm2 full-thickness ...
Zeidler C C Department of Dermatology, Competence Center Chronic Pruritus, University Hospital of Muenster, Muenster, - - 2014
We would like to report on successful treatment of brachioradial pruritus (BRP) with a single application of a high dosage capsaicin patch. Five patients (4 females; 54-69 years) were suffering from magnet resonance tomography-confirmed BRP for 72 months (median). The intra-epidermal nerve fiber density (IENF) in itchy skin was reduced ...
Kim Joo Dong JD Division of hepatobiliary pancreas surgery and abdominal organ transplantation, Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Daegu College of Medicine, Daegu, - - 2014
Systemic heparinization has traditionally been performed in most transplant centers during living donor hepatectomy (LDH) due to the possibility of graft vascular thrombosis. However, no consensus on the use of systemic heparinization during LDH has yet emerged. The aim of the present study was to compare donor and recipient outcomes ...
Erickson Catherine S CS Oregon Health and Science University, Department of Emergency Medicine, Portland, - - 2014
Our primary objective was to describe the time to vessel penetration and difficulty of long-axis and short-axis approaches for ultrasound-guided small vessel penetration in novice sonographers experienced with landmark-based small vessel penetration. This was a prospective, observational study of experienced certified emergency nurses attempting ultrasound-guided small vessel cannulation on a ...
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The Cornea Donor Study (CDS) showed that donor age is not a factor in survival of most penetrating keratoplasties for endothelial disease. Secondary analyses confirm the importance of surgical indication and presence of glaucoma in outcomes at 10 years. To assess the relationship between donor and recipient factors and corneal ...
Draelos Zoe Diana ZD Department of Dermatology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. Electronic address: - - 2014
Lignin peroxidase is a cosmetic skin-lightening alternative that breaks down plant cell walls and melanin. This research examined the topical efficacy of lignin peroxidase in pigment lightening. Sixty women aged 18 to 65 years with mild to moderate facial dyspigmentation were enrolled for 12 weeks in 2 cohorts. Cohort 1 ...
Stone Kevin R KR The Stone Clinic, San Francisco, CA, USA; Stone Research Foundation, San Francisco, CA, - - 2014
Revision of failed surgical treatments of osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) lesions remains a challenge without an obvious solution. The aim of this study was to evaluate seven consecutive patients undergoing osteochondral grafting of a failed OCD repair. The mean time from surgery to the latest evaluation was 7.0years. IKDC, WOMAC, Tegner, ...
Werfel T T Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Division of Immunodermatology and Allergy Research, Hannover Medical School, - - 2014
8-methoxypsoralen-UV-A (PUVA) and narrowband UV-B (NB-UVB) are well established treatments for chronic plaque type psoriasis vulgaris. However, long term risks of PUVA therapy are premature skin ageing and squamous cell cancer. To develop a device for targeted ultraviolet (UV) therapy of psoriatic plaques with protection of the healthy adjacent skin ...
Skeik Nedaa - - 2014
Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) is used as adjunctive therapy for a variety of indications. However, there is a lack of high quality research evaluating HBO treatment outcomes for different indications available in the current literature. We retrospectively reviewed all patients who underwent HBO therapy at a single hyperbaric center from January ...
Grunebaum Lisa D LD University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1450 NW 10th Ave, Miami, FL, 33136, - - 2014
Chest photodamage is a common cosmetic complaint. Laser treatment of the chest may be higher risk than other areas. The objective of this study was to assess the safety and efficacy of 2,790-nm chest resurfacing for photodamage. Twelve patients with Fitzpatrick skin types I-III were enrolled in this university IRB-approved ...
Takase K K Department of Surgery, Gastrointestinal Center, Saitama Medical University, International Medical Center, Saitama, - - 2014
Using a large animal model, we examined whether circumferential stricture after esophageal endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) can be treated by grafting a bioabsorbable esophageal patch. Circumferential ESD was performed on the thoracic esophagus in pigs (n = 6) to create a stricture, for which one of the following interventions was ...
Mohsina A A Division of Surgery, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, 243122, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
Acellular grafts can be used as a better substitute for the prosthetic meshes in reconstruction of abdominal wall defect. The purpose of study was to develop bioengineered scaffolds by seeding primary mouse embryo fibroblast cells (p-MEF) on decellularized rabbit skin and to test the efficacy of these scaffolds for the ...
Ozturan Seda - - 2014
Objective: The aim of this study was to use cone beam computerized tomography (CBCT), which consistently allowed the determination of the dimensions of the soft tissue, to evaluate acellular dermal matrix grafts (ADMG) used to increase gingival soft tissue thickness (GSTT). Method and Materials: In total, 90 gingival defects were ...
Oberhuber Alexander A 1 University of Duesseldorf , Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Duesseldorf, Germany - - 2014
Abstract Background: To evaluate the outcome of different therapeutic pathways to manage infrainguinal prosthetic graft infections. In this study a total of 66 patients treated between 1993 and 2009 (48 males and 18 females) were included. Subgroups were formed according to the following options of surgical management: excision of the ...
Akhter Waseem W Department of Ophthalmology, Shifa College of Medicine, - - 2014
To compare the recurrence of pterygium between free conjunctival auto-graft and conjunctival rotation flap following simple surgical excision of pterygium. Quasi-experimental study. Shifa Foundation Community Health Clinic, Shifa College of Medicine, Islamabad, from January to November 2012. Fifty seven cases aged above 18 years, with a pterygium corneal encroachment of ...
Batista Eraldo L EL - - 2014
A woman undergoing orthodontic treatment presented with recession and reduced keratinized gingiva on teeth 31 and 41. The patient declined creation of a donor site for conventional autogenous connective soft tissue grafting and opted for an acellular dermal matrix soft tissue substitute for root coverage. Orthodontic treatment followed, and the ...
Tsioli Vassiliki - - 2014
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of skin-stretching devices on the closure of defects on the extremities of dogs. Antebrachial skin defects were created on limbs of 24 dogs randomly allotted in 3 groups. Regarding skin stretchers, staples and sutures passing through them (group A), sutures ...
Hur Gi-Yeun GY Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hangang Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
Skin grafts with an artificial dermis have been widely used as a part of the efforts to minimize contractures and reduce donor-site scars. We conducted a prospective randomized clinical trial to study the effect of a dermal substitute by measuring the size of the graft after surgery for months. The ...
Gassner Holger G HG Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, - - 2014
The stairstep graft is a novel method to modify the lateral anchoring point of lateral grafts for nasal valve correction. Eight consecutive patients with a diagnosis of nasal valve collapse were included in the study. The novel method of stairstep grafts was performed to reinforce the lateral crus and to ...
Gunduz Yasemin Y Department of Radiology, Sakarya University Medical Faculty, Sakarya, - - 2014
Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) is a rare inflammatory, noncaseating, chronic granulomatous benign disease. The etiology of IGM is still unknown. It is postulated to be an autoimmune localized response. The use of a course of oral steroids provides an important regression of breast mass and skin lesions. Topical corticosteroids are ...
Wyrzykowski D D Department of Surgery and Urology for Children and Adolescents, Medical University of Gdansk, - - 2014
Choice of the donor site for a split thickness skin graft depends on skin availability, possible complications and anticipated esthetic results. We selected the scalp to be the primary donor site at our institution. During a period of ten years (1998-2008), a group of 123 pediatric patients aged 4 months ...
Donati Gabriele G Nephrology Dialysis and Renal Transplantation Unit, S.Orsola University Hospital, Bologna, - - 2014
Vascular access-related complications are still one of the leading causes of morbidity in hemodialysis patients. The aim of this study was to compare polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) grafts versus tunneled cuffed permanent catheters (TCCs) in terms of vascular access and patients' survival. An observational study was carried out with a 2-year follow-up. ...
Zhang Weina W The State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China. Electronic address: - - 2014
We retrospectively compared the clinical outcomes of autogenous coronoid process grafts (n=32) and costochondral grafts (n=28) in condylar reconstruction for the treatment of unilateral ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in adults. Preoperative and postoperative assessments included diet scores, cone-beam computed tomography (CT), maximal interincisal opening, lateral excursion, and mandibular ...
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