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Virga Vittorio V Division of Cardiology, Clinical and Experimental Department of Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, - - 2014
The aim of this prospective registry was to evaluate the safety and efficacy at 2-year follow-up of the use of drug-eluting balloons (DEBs) for the treatment of superficial femoral artery (SFA) in-stent restenosis (ISR). The use of DEBs for the treatment of SFA ISR is associated with a satisfactory primary ...
Sohrabi Bahram B Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, - - 2014
This study sought to evaluate the outcomes of endovascular treatment with covered versus bare Cheatham-platinum stents (NuMed, Hopkinton, New York) in coarctation of aorta (CoA) patients. Covered stenting has been newly recognized as a useful therapeutic method for patients with native CoA, but there has been no study comparing the ...
Ingham Annabel I AI Medical School, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia; Department of Dermatology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, - - 2014
Actinic keratoses (AK) occur more commonly and behave more aggressively in renal transplant recipients (RTR). Topical 5% 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) cream is a commonly used agent whose efficacy and safety have never been exclusively studied in the RTR population before. Eight RTR were enrolled and 5% 5-FU cream applied to AK ...
Tursi Antonio A Gastroenterology Service, ASL BAT, Andria, BT, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
Infliximab (IFX) and adalimumab (ADA) are the key treatments for Crohn's Disease (CD), unresponsive to standard treatments. Our aim was to compare the efficacy and safety of IFX and ADA in treating CD in clinical practice. One hundred and twenty-six patients (61 M, 65 F, mean age 36.2years, range 19-67years), ...
Marston William A WA Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of North Carolina Medical School, Chapel Hill, North - - 2014
Using data from a national wound-specific electronic medical record (WoundExpert, Net Health, Pittsburgh, PA), we compared the effectiveness of a bilayered living cellular construct (BLCC) and an acellular porcine small intestine submucosa collagen dressing (SIS) for the treatment of venous leg ulcer. Data from 1,489 patients with 1,801 refractory venous ...
Tarhan Fatih F Kartal Training and Research Hospital Urology Clinic, Istanbul, - - 2014
Objective: We aimed to compare the efficacy of isosorbide mononitrate and doxazosin in the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Patients and Methods: 80 patients with LUTS were included in this randomized clinical study. All patients were evaluated with uroflowmetry, post-void residual (PVR) urine, prostate volume, International Prostate Symptom ...
Meretoja Atte A From the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia (A.M., M.K., G.A.D., L.C.); Departments of Neurology and Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia (A.M., S.M.D.); Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland (A.M., T.T., M.K.); UCLA Stroke Center, Los Angeles, CA (J.L.S.); John Hunter Hospital and the Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia (M.W.P.); and School of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia (M.K., - - 2014
Stroke thrombolysis is highly time-critical, but data on long-term effects of small reductions in treatment delays have not been available. Our objective was to quantify patient lifetime benefits gained from faster treatment. Observational prospective data of consecutive stroke patients treated with intravenous thrombolysis in Australian and Finnish centers (1998-2011; n=2258) provided ...
Hatoum Hind T HT University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, - - 2014
Abstract OBJECTIVE: To determine the cost effectiveness of bioengineered hyaluronic acid (BioHA, 1% sodium hyaluronate) intra-articular injections in treating osteoarthritis knee pain in poor responders to conventional care (CC) including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and analgesics. Two decision analytic models compared BioHA treatment with either continuation of patient's baseline CC ...
Popma Jeffrey J JJ Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. Electronic address: - - 2014
We sought to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the CoreValve transcatheter heart valve (THV) for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis in patients at extreme risk for surgery. Untreated severe aortic stenosis is a progressive disease with a poor prognosis. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with a self-expanding bioprosthesis ...
Alosh Hassan H Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, - - 2014
Patients with spasticity and hip arthritis can present challenges to treatment. This investigation evaluated the effectiveness and safety of THA in patients with upper motor neuron disease. Twenty-seven consecutive patients with history of cerebral palsy (CP) or acquired spasticity (AS) underwent 30 THAs for treatment of hip arthritis. They were ...
Sha Shifu S Department of Spine Surgery, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Zhongshan Road No. 321, Nanjing, 210008, - - 2014
To be deemed effective in preventing curve progression, brace treatment should show alteration of the expected natural history. Most of the reported studies on the effect of bracing on the evolution of Chiari malformation-associated scoliosis (CMS) following posterior fossa decompression (PFD) were small series with inconclusive results. The goal of ...
Khajavi Kaveh K Georgia Spine and Neurosurgery Center, 2001 Peachtree Road Suite 550, Atlanta, GA, 30309, USA, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine radiographic and clinical outcomes in the treatment of adult degenerative scoliosis using a minimally invasive (MI) lateral approach for anterior lumbar interbody fusion (IBF). A prospective study of 24 consecutive degenerative scoliosis patients treated with MI, 90° lateral, transpsoas approach for anterior ...
Joseph Betsy B Department of Periodontics, Government Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram, 695 011, Kerala, - - 2014
To evaluate the potential of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP) in the treatment of chronic periodontitis. In a single-centered randomized and controlled clinical trial, 90 patients (51females and 39 males) with untreated chronic periodontitis were randomly assigned to receive SRP with aPDT ...
Donnez Jacques J Société de Recherche pour l'Infertilité, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2014
To investigate the efficacy and safety of ulipristal acetate (UPA) for long-term treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids. Repeated intermittent open-label UPA courses, each followed by randomized double-blind norethisterone acetate (NETA) or placebo. European clinical gynecology centers. Two hundred and nine women with symptomatic fibroids including heavy menstrual bleeding. Patients received ...
Doucet J-C JC Département de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Plastique Pédiatrique, Hôpital Lapeyronie, CHRU Montpellier, France; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
Maxillary distraction osteogenesis (DO) is a reliable treatment for severe maxillary deficiency in cleft lip and palate (CLP). The objective was to analyze its long-term effects on the mandible. A retrospective study of 24 CLP treated with maxillary DO using the Polley and Figueroa technique was done; patients were followed ...
Finetti Martina M UO Pediatria II, Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genoa, - - 2014
To evaluate the long-term response and safety of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (anakinra) in recurrent pericarditis. Fifteen patients (12 children, 3 adults) were enrolled in a multicenter retrospective study. All the patients were corticosteroid-dependent and 14 had received colchicine. Anakinra was given at 1-2 mg/kg/d. The primary outcome of the study was ...
Sorter D E DE The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster - - 2014
An experiment was conducted to compare bacterial counts of mastitis pathogens in deep-packed manure solids bedding with those in manure solids bedding replaced daily from mattresses. Eighteen Holstein cows were housed in 1 pen with 18 stalls. One row of 9 stalls was equipped with mattresses topped with bedding. The ...
Choi Y J YJ Department of Orthodontics, Gangnam Severance Dental Hospital, College of Dentistry, The Institute of Craniofacial Deformity, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
This study was performed to examine the longitudinal changes in bite force and occlusal contact area after mandibular setback surgery via intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (IVRO). Patients with mandibular prognathism who underwent IVRO (surgical group: 39 men and 39 women) were compared with subjects with class I skeletal and dental ...
Fricke P M PM Department of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706. Electronic address: - - 2014
Lactating dairy cows (n = 1,025) on a commercial dairy farm were randomly assigned at 10 ± 3 d in milk (DIM) to 1 of 3 treatments for submitting cows to first artificial insemination (AI) and were fitted with activity-monitoring tags (Heatime; SCR Engineers Ltd., Netanya, Israel) at 24 ± ...
Laurain Anne A Edouard Herriot Hospital - HCL, Department of Digestive Diseases, Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University, Lyon, - - 2014
Oesophago-gastroduodenoscopy is the standard method for the diagnosis of recurrent oesophago-gastric varices after endoscopic treatment and eradication. The aim of this study was to evaluate the PillCam(®)Eso capsule endoscopy in this setting. Prospective, multicentre study in which patients with history of oesophageal varices treated by band ligation underwent PillCam(®)Eso capsule ...
Cossu Giovanni G Neurology Department, "G. Brotzu" General Hospital, Cagliari, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the long-term effect of Deferiprone (DFP) in reducing brain iron overload and improving neurological manifestations in patients with NBIA. 6 NBIA patients (5 with genetically confirmed PKAN), received DFP solution at 15 mg/kg po bid. They were assessed by UPDRS/III and UDRS scales and blinded video rating, performed at ...
Kunkle Bruce N BN Merial Limited, 3239 Satellite Boulevard, Duluth, GA 30096, - - 2014
The speed of kill of afoxolaner against experimental infestations by Ctenocephalides felis was evaluated after oral administration of afoxolaner in a soft chew (NEXGARD(®)) at a dose to achieve 2.5mg/kg bodyweight. Forty beagles were allocated to two treatment groups. Dogs in Treatment Group 1 were untreated controls. Dogs in Treatment ...
Brecht Mary-Lynn ML Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 11075 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90025, United States; School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, Factor 5-151, 700 Tiverton Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
This paper describes methamphetamine (MA) use patterns, specifically the duration of continuing abstinence ("time to relapse") for periods averaging 5 years post-discharge from treatment for MA use, and the relationship with selected user and treatment characteristics. A sample of 350 treatment admissions from a large county substance use disorder (SUD) ...
Blanchford H H Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals, Newcastle upon Tyne, - - 2014
Background: Many patients treated for head and neck cancer require nutritional support, which is often delivered using a gastrostomy tube. It is difficult to predict which patients will retain their gastrostomy tube in the long term. This study aimed to identify the factors which affect the duration of gastrostomy tube ...
Planas Morin J J Department of Urology, Hospital Vall d'Hebrón, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Passeig de la Vall d'Hebrón 119-129, 08035, Barcelona, Spain, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate bone mass changes after 1 year of four different types of pharmacological intervention. Ninety-seven prostate cancer patients treated with androgen deprivation therapy, and severe osteopenia or osteoporosis were retrospectively studied. Patients were divided in four groups. Group 1: 28 patients treated with denosumab, ...
Sagi H Claude HC 1Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, FL 2Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, - - 2014
1) To determine if indomethacin has a positive clinical effect for the prophylaxis of heterotopic ossification (HO) after acetabular fracture surgery. 2) To determine if indomethacin affects the union rate of acetabular fractures. Prospective randomized double-blinded trial. Level one regional trauma center. Skeletally mature patients operated for an acute acetabular ...
Calheiros-Trigo Francisca F Neurosurgery Department, Centro Hospitalar de S. João, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal. Electronic address: - - 2014
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the globus pallidus internus (GPi) is a promising therapeutic option for patients with medically refractory dystonia. We present the results after 1 year of DBS of the GPi in 4 patients with cervical dystonia. Four patients with medically refractory cervical dystonia who underwent stereotactic pallidal ...
Wang Ching-Jen CJ Center of Shockwave Medicine and Tissue Engineering, Department of Medical Research, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Recent studies showed that extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) is effective in the treatment of chronic foot ulcers in short term. However, the long-term effects of ESWT in chronic foot ulcers are unknown. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcomes of ESWT in chronic foot ulcers with ...
Megens Johanna H A M JH Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The - - 2014
Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) are hereditary storage diseases; airway management typically worsens in these patients with the progression of the disease. To assess the incidence of perioperative complications in children with MPS and the impact of enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) followed by hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). The records of patients with ...
Nikiphorou Elena E Rheumatology Clinical Research Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Box 194, Hills Rd, Cambridge, CB2 2QQ, - - 2014
Methotrexate (MTX) has become the first-line treatment for rheumatoid (RA) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA); however, few studies have focused on its tolerability. The objective of our analyses was to study RA and PsA patients in whom MTX was discontinued, the reasons for this and the duration of MTX treatment prior ...
Lazarus C L CL Thyroid Head and Neck Cancer Foundation, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, 10 Union Square East, Suite 5B, New York, NY, 10003, USA, - - 2014
Concomitant chemoradiotherapy provides organ preservation for those patients with head and neck cancer. We report the results of a prospective study that examined functional outcomes and quality of life (QOL) after chemoradiotherapy over the first 6 months post-treatment (tx). Twenty-nine patients with head and neck cancer were treated with chemoradiotherapy. All ...
Schleder Stephan S Department of Radiology, University Hospital Regensburg, Franz-Josef-Strauss-Allee 11, 93053, Regensburg, Germany, - - 2014
This study was designed to evaluate the technical success and the early clinical outcome of patients undergoing percutaneous aspiration thrombectomy (PAT) for the treatment of arterial thromboembolism following percutaneous infrainguinal transluminal angioplasty (PTA). In this single-center study, during a period of 7 years retrospectively, 47 patients (22 male, 47 %) with a ...
Lee Seung Hyun SH Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiological Science, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) has been suggested as treatment for inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysms (IAAA), but the actual clinical and radiological outcomes need to be evaluated. To report morphological changes in EVAR of IAAAs. Ten male patients (mean age, 67 years; range, 54-78 years) with IAAA were treated with EVAR ...
Jamilloux Yvan Y From the Service de Médecine Interne (Y.J., L.V., C. Bernard, C. Broussolle, P.S.), Hôpital de la Croix-Rousse, Lyon; Service de Médecine Interne (A.N., M.L.-D., M.H.) and Service de Neurologie (B.G.), CHU Nantes; Service d'Endocrinologie (A.F.), Diabète et Nutrition, CHU Reims; Biostatistic and Medical Information Department (S.K.), UMR 717 INSERM, Saint Louis University Hospital, AP-HP, University of Paris VII Denis Diderot, Paris; Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (D.B., D.V.), Hôpital Avicenne et Université Paris 13, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Bobigny; Service de Médecine Interne et Gériatrie (C.R.), CH Belfort-Montbéliard, Belfort; Service de Pneumologie (S.D.), CHU Nicolle, Rouen; Service de Médecine Interne (M.R.), CH Oudot, Bourgoin-Jallieu; Department of Internal Medicine II (C.C.-A.), CHU Pitié Salpêtrière, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris; and Service de Neuro-oncologie (F.D.), Hôpital Neurologique, Lyon, - - 2014
To describe characteristics, risk factors, and treatment outcome of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) complicating sarcoidosis. A retrospective chart and literature review was performed. Patients were identified through records from physicians of the Groupe Sarcoïdose Francophone. Each case was compared with 3 controls. Ten cases were found (8 men). The median ...
Jokubaitis Vilija G VG From the Department of Medicine (V.G.J., T.K., H.B.), Melbourne Brain Centre (RMH), The University of Melbourne; Department of Neurology (V.G.J., V.L., T.K., H.B.), Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia; Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena (G.I.), Seville, Spain; Liverpool Hospital (S.H.), New South Wales, Australia; Amiri Hospital (R.A.), Kuwait City, Kuwait; John Hunter Hospital (J.L.-S.), Newcastle, Australia; MS Center (A.L.), Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, University "G. d'Annunzio," Chieti, Italy; Hôpital Notre Dame (P.D., M.G.), Montreal, Canada; Brain and Mind Research Institute (M.B.), Sydney, Australia; Neuro Rive-Sud (F.G.), Hôpital Charles LeMoyne, Quebec, Canada; Department of Basic Medical Sciences (M.T.), Neuroscience and Sense Organs, University of Bari, Italy; Flinders University and Medical Centre (M.S.), Adelaide, Australia; Ospedale di Macerata (G.G.), Italy; Geelong Hospital (C.S.), Australia; Karadeniz Technical University (C.B.), Trabzon, Turkey; AORN San Giuseppe Moscati (D.L.A.S.), Avellino, Italy; Groene Hart Ziekenhuis (F.V.), Gouda, the Netherlands; Department of Neurology (J.H., H.B.), Eastern Health Victoria; Monash University (J.H., H.B.), Melbourne; and Melbourne EpiCentre (D.L.), The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, - - 2014
To determine early risk of relapse after switch from natalizumab to fingolimod; to compare the switch experience to that in patients switching from interferon-β/glatiramer acetate (IFN-β/GA) and those previously treatment naive; and to determine predictors of time to first relapse on fingolimod. Data were obtained from the MSBase Registry. Relapse ...
Yilmaz H G HG Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Near East University, Mersin 10, - - 2014
Er,Cr:YSGG laser is a rising treatment option for dentine hypersensitivity (DH). However, there is no data available concerning the scanning electron microscope (SEM) evaluation of the clinical application of Er,Cr:YSGG laser in the treatment of DH. The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the desensitising and tubule ...
Bae-Harboe Yoon-Soo Cindy YS Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts; Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York, New York, New - - 2014
Many therapeutic options are available for treating keloids, but success rates vary widely, and the keloids often recur. The Food and Drug Administration has recently approved intralesional collagenase for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture. This medication has not been explored for the treatment of earlobe keloids, a common problem. To ...
Plakwicz P P Department of Periodontology and Oral Mucosa Diseases, Medical University of Warsaw, - - 2014
To determine the periodontal status and long-term outcomes of the surgical treatment of severely impacted developing premolars. Nine impacted and adversely angulated second premolars (four maxillary and five mandibular) were autotransplanted from their initial position to the ideal position within the arches (trans-alveolar autotransplantation). The mean age of patients at ...
Lee Dong Hoon DH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Severance Hospital, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, 134 Sinchondong, CPO Box 8044, Seoul, Republic of Korea, - - 2014
During lower limb lengthening, poor bone regeneration is a devastating complication. Several local or systemic applications have been used to promote osteogenesis, and biologic stimulations are gaining attention, but their utility has not been proven in this setting. In patients undergoing bilateral tibial lengthening, we compared those receiving an osteotomy ...
Nicoara Cezar Doru CD Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of Manuka honey ointment and dressings in the conservative management of exomphalos major (EM). A retrospective review of five patients with EM who underwent non-operative management with Manuka honey ointments and dressings was carried out to assess the time to ...
Kon Elizaveta E II Clinic - Biomechanics Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via Di Barbiano 1/10, 40136, Bologna, Italy, - - 2014
The increasing interest in the role of subchondral bone with regard to articular surface disease led to the development of new bioengineered strategies. Aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical and MRI outcome after the implantation of a nanostructured biomimetic three-phasic collagen-hydroxyapatite construct for the treatment of chondral ...
Möhlenbruch M M Department of Neuroradiology, University of Heidelberg Medical Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany, - - 2014
This study was aimed to assess clinical safety and efficacy of the LVIS Jr. microstent in stent-assisted coil embolization of wide-neck intracranial aneurysms. IRB approved single-center interventional clinical study in 22 patients (10 females, 12 males, mean age 55, age range 33-74 years) for the endovascular treatment of wide-neck aneurysms. After obtaining ...
Ammi Myriam M Department of Urology, Angers University Hospital, 5 rue Larrey, 49000, Angers, - - 2014
This study evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of transcutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation (TPTNS) in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) after failure of a first-line anticholinergic treatment. We performed a prospective observational study and included all patients treated in a single center for OAB persisting after first-line anticholinergic treatment ...
Brochado Neto F F Hospital do Servidor Público Estadual de São Paulo, São Paulo, - - 2014
The value of alternative autogenous venous conduits for treating critical limb ischaemia (CLI) with infragenicular bypass surgery is well established. In this study, the results of using arm veins as alternative conduits for treating CLI over a 15-year period have been evaluated. This was a retrospective study. Between 1991 and ...
Wagg Adrian A Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Alberta, Alberta, - - 2014
Introduction: mirabegron is a β3-adrenoceptor agonist developed for the treatment of symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB). As the prevalence of OAB increases with age, a prospective subanalysis of individual and pooled efficacy and tolerability data from three 12-week, randomised, Phase III trials, and of tolerability data from a 1-year safety ...
Deo Maneka M Department of Dermatology, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New - - 2014
Low-dose methotrexate is becoming established as a second-line treatment for atopic eczema in the adult population, but there has been a paucity of data to support its use for this indication in the pediatric population. A retrospective review was undertaken of patients aged 18 years and under started on methotrexate between ...
Huo Yan Y Department of Electrophysiology, Dresden University - Heart Center, Dresden, - - 2014
Intraoperative atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation during cardiac surgery is a well-established treatment. However, tachycardia mechanisms, ablation strategies and long-term follow-up of atrial arrhythmias (AA) following intraoperative AF ablation (AFA) have not been previously studied in a large cohort of patients. Eighty-two patients (48 male, median age of 65 years) with ...
Ma Gang G Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China; Cosmetic Laser Center, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, - - 2014
Infantile hemangiomas (IHs) are benign vascular tumors of infancy. Topical timolol has recently been reported to be an effective treatment for superficial IHs, although it failed to have an effect on deep IHs. This prospective study was aimed at evaluating the feasibility of ablative fractional laser-assisted drug delivery for enhancing ...
Ruiz-Ramos J J Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe, Valencia, - - 2014
To report a case of a woman in whom alopecia appeared after several months of treatment with anidulafungin. A 34-year-old woman with chronic femoral osteomyelitis with the presence of persistent suppuration, developed a Candida albicans infection, isolated in the fistula exudate cultures. After initial failures of single therapy with azoles, ...
Ma Gang G Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, School of Medicine, Shanghai, China; Department of Cosmetic Laser Center, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, School of Medicine, Shanghai, - - 2014
Tuberous sclerosis is an autosomal dominant disorder with hamartomas in multiple organ systems. Facial angiofibromas (AF) are a common cutaneous manifestation of tuberous sclerosis. They may lead to significant cosmetic and psychological problems. Many treatment modalities have been used with variable satisfaction. Fractional photothermolysis (FP) is a novel concept of ...
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