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Yüksel V - - 2014
We aimed to investigate our results of carotid endarterectomy operations in symptomatic patients operated by using an intraluminal shunt and without use of an intraluminal shunt in patients with contralateral carotid artery stenosis. We reviewed the results of 144 carotid endarterectomy operations in patients with contralateral carotid artery stenosis from ...
Li Jingpei J 1 Division of Thoracic Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China ; 2 Department of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, Jingjiang People's Hospital, Jingjiang 214500, - - 2014
To explore the safety and efficacy of modified cervical triangulating stapled anastomosis (TSA) for gastroesophageal anastomosis (GEA) in minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE). From January 2013 to November 2013, eighty-four patients who underwent three-stage MIE was enrolled. During the cervical stage, either circular stapled (CS) or triangulating stapled (TS) anastomosis was ...
Candan Ozkan O Cardiology Clinic, Kartal Koşuyol Heart and Research Hospital, 34846, Kartal, Istanbul, Turkey, - - 2014
Volume overload in chronic severe mitral regurgitation (MR) causes left atrial (LA) remodeling. Volume overload generally diminishes after mitral valve surgery and LA size and shape are expected to recover. The recovery of LA functions named as reverse remodeling is said to be related with prognosis and mortality. A few ...
Eldaif Shady M SM Department of Surgery, Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, - - 2014
Intrapyloric botulinum toxin injection has emerged as a possible alternative to standard pyloric drainage procedures. Possible advantages include decreased operative time and less postoperative dumping and bile reflux symptoms. However, data are lacking to show its effectiveness versus standard drainage procedures. The purpose of this review is to compare the ...
Bernthal Nicholas M NM Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 1250 16th Street, Suite 3142, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA, 90404, USA, - - 2014
The majority of published functional outcome data for tumor megaprostheses comes in the form of subjective functional outcome scores. Sparse objective data exist demonstrating functional results, activity levels, and efficiency of gait after endoprosthetic reconstruction in patients treated for orthopaedic tumors. Patients embarking on massive surgical operations, often in the ...
Urso Stefano S Department of Cardiac Surgery, Hospital Dr.Negrín, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, - - 2014
Patient-prosthesis mismatch has been identified as a risk factor for mortality after aortic valve replacement and for structural valve deterioration (SVD) in patients receiving a bioprosthetic aortic valve. The aim of the present study was to compare the incidence of aortic valve bioprosthesis replacement for SVD in patients with mismatch ...
Lee Amy A Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA, - - 2014
Chiari malformation type I (CM1) is a common and often debilitating neurosurgical disease. Whether to treat CM1 patients with a traditional posterior fossa decompression with duraplasty (PFDD) or a less invasive extradural decompression (PFDO) is controversial. The purpose of this study was to compare clinical outcome and syrinx resolution between ...
Markar Sheraz R SR Department of Thoracic Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA, 98111, - - 2014
The aim of this study is to determine the effect of the implementation and evolution of a multidisciplinary esophagectomy care pathway on postoperative outcomes over a 20-year experience. All patients undergoing esophagectomy for cancer between 1991 and 2012 were included. Patients were divided into four groups (Gp1 1991-1996, Gp2 1997-2002, ...
Nodzo Scott R SR Department of Orthopedics, University at Buffalo, 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY, 14215, USA, - - 2014
We evaluated radiographic fusion at follow-up and complication rates in patients who had either iliac crest (ICBG) or femoral reamer-irrigator-aspirator (RIA) bone graft for tibiotalar fusion. We retrospectively reviewed charts and radiographs of all patients who had a tibiotalar fusion from August 2007 to February 2011. Records were analysed for ...
Wutzler Alexander A Department of Cardiology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany, - - 2014
Pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) is widely established as a curative treatment option for atrial fibrillation (AF). A wide range of techniques to improve catheter manipulation and steerability has been developed over the past years. A new remote catheter system (RCS) has recently become available (Amigo Remote Catheter System, Catheter Robotics, ...
Storm C C Department of Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Intensive Care Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
Non-invasive near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) offers the possibility to determine regional cerebral oxygen saturation (rSO2) in patients with cardiac arrest. Limited data from recent studies indicate a potential for early prediction of neurological outcome. Sixty cardiac arrest patients were prospectively enrolled, 22 in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) and 38 out-of-hospital cardiac arrest ...
Azboy Ibrahim I Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Dicle University Medical Faculty, 21218, Diyarbakır, Turkey, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to compare clinical and radiological outcomes of patients who underwent single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with anteromedial portal (AMP) and transtibial (TT) techniques. Arthroscopic single-bundle ACL reconstruction was performed using AMP technique in 34 patients and TT technique in 30 patients. The patients ...
Deniz Mahmut M Namık Kemal University, Medical Faculty, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Tekirdağ, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
The objective of this study was to find out if there is any association between the use of nasal packings and nasal synechia formation, septal perforation, postoperative infection and epistaxis in patients who underwent septoplasty and concha reduction operations. This retrospective study was conducted at a tertiary referral center. One ...
Lee Mardiana M Department of Nephrology, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Vic., - - 2014
Background: Optimal timing of arteriovenous fistula (AVF) surgery in chronic kidney disease (CKD) is uncertain. Methods: A single-centre retrospective study of pre-dialysis CKD patients having first AVF surgery. Results: The median estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) at the time of AVF surgery in 100 patients was 15 ml/min/1.73 m(2), with ...
Wójcik Maciej M Department of Cardiology, Kerckhoff Heart and Thorax Center, Bad Nauheim, Alemania; Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, - - 2014
Long-term efficacy following cryoballoon ablation of lone paroxysmal atrial fibrillation remains unknown. We describe long-term follow-up results of the single cryoballoon ablation procedure. Pulmonary vein isolation was performed in 103 patients (72 male; median age 52 years) with symptomatic lone paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. The end-point of this observational cohort study ...
Tamura Naoaki N 1 Koto Hospital, Koto-ku, Tokyo - - - 2014
To evaluate the clinical usefulness of an integrated closed intravenous catheter system (CICS) with a preattached stabilization platform and extension tube (BD Nexiva™; Becton, Dickinson and Company) in Japanese patients. In this open, single-center study, patients who required peripheral intravenous (PIV) catheterization for ≥72 hours were quasi-randomized to receive a ...
Wojciechowski J J Department of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Medical University of Gdansk, ul. Debinki 7, 80-211, Gdansk, - - 2014
The management of the left subclavian artery when coverage is necessary during thoracic aorta endografting remains a matter of debate. A retrospective analysis of a single-centre experience with thoracic endovascular aorta repair (TEVAR) was performed. Between April 2004 and October 2012, 125 cases of TEVAR were performed. The analysis focused ...
Wójcik Maciej M Department of Cardiology, Kerckhoff Heart and Thorax Center, Bad Nauheim, Germany; Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, - - 2014
Long-term efficacy following cryoballoon ablation of lone paroxysmal atrial fibrillation remains unknown. We describe long-term follow-up results of the single cryoballoon ablation procedure. Pulmonary vein isolation was performed in 103 patients (72 male; median age 52 years) with symptomatic lone paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. The end-point of this observational cohort study ...
Ozlü T T Department of Obstetrics and - - 2014
To assess the association of polymorphisms of toll-like receptors (TLRs) 2, 3 and 4 with the delay in onset of labour at term pregnancies, patients delivering at > 37 weeks and without pre-eclampsia, IUGR or a history of preterm delivery were prospectively evaluated. TLR2 Arg753Gln, TLR3 (c.1377C/T) and TLR4 Asp299Gly ...
Lista F F Servicio de Urología, Hospital Universitario de Getafe, Departamento Clínico, Facultad de Ciencias Biomédicas, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Laureate International Universities, Madrid, - - 2014
prostate biopsy is the standardized diagnostic method for prostate cancer. However, although there is not a standardized protocol, there are recommendations in order to reduce the incidence of complications. The objective of the present work is to assess the efficacy and safety of antibiotic prophylaxis in the prostate biopsy by ...
Cherian Jeffrey J JJ Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement, Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, Baltimore, - - 2014
Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has been shown to have excellent long-term outcomes and survivorship in numerous studies, however, with changes in patient demographics, questions have arisen about the use of conventional arthroplasties and their functionality in highly active, young patients. The recent interest in bicruciate-retaining prostheses is aimed to address ...
Shin Jonghwan J Department of Emergency Medicine, Seoul Metropolitan Government-Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of this study was to analyze the outcome of patients with hanging-induced cardiac arrest who underwent therapeutic hypothermia (TH). In this multicenter, retrospective registry based study were discharged patients after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with following TH enrolled between June 2007 and March 2013. Several pre-hospital and hospital variables ...
van Workum Frans F Department of Surgery, Canisius-Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, The - - 2014
Background: Intrathoracic anastomosis after oesophagectomy has recently been associated with reduced functional morbidity compared to a cervical anastomosis. Methods: From January 2011 until August 2012, all operable patients were scheduled to undergo minimally invasive oesophagectomy (MIE) with intrathoracic anastomosis. Patient characteristics, complications, morbidity and mortality were prospectively registered and analysed. ...
Erol O Onur OO Dr Erol is Professor Emeritus, Department of Plastic Surgery at Hacettepe University, Ankara; Past Head of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Istanbul Science University; and a staff surgeon at American-Koc Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
Background:Injectable fillers are sometimes necessary to correct slight skin irregularities. However, there have been reports of necrosis after injection of alloplastic materials and heterogeneous transplants. On the other hand, the advantages of autogenous tissue grafts over those fillers are well established. Volumetric reshaping of the face with autologous tissue injection ...
da Silva Cristina C Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden; KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, - - 2014
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is an established method for the treatment of high-risk patients with aortic stenosis (AS). The beneficial effects of TAVI in cardiac hemodynamics have been described in recent studies, but those investigations were mostly performed after an interval of more than 6 months following aortic valve implantation. ...
Pan Yue-Song YS Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, - - 2014
To examine the relationship between statin use in Chinese patients with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) during their hospitalization and the outcomes. Data were collected from the China National Stroke Registry. Good functional outcome was defined by a modified Rankin Scale score between 0-2. Functional outcome and rate of mortality at 3 months ...
Clavel Marie-Annick MA Department of Cardiology, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec/Québec Heart & Lung Institute, Laval University, 2725 Chemin Sainte-Foy, Québec, Canada - - 2014
We reported that patients with small aortic valve area (AVA) and low flow despite preserved left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), i.e. 'paradoxical' low flow (PLF), have worse outcomes compared with patients with normal flow (NF), although they generally have a lower mean gradient (MG). The aortic valve weight (AVW) excised ...
Adjagba Philippe Mahouna PM Division of Pediatric Cardiology, CHU Sainte-Justine, University of Montreal, 3175 Côte Ste-Catherine, Montreal, QC, H3T 1C5, - - 2014
Balloon angioplasty (BAP) used to manage native coarctation of the aorta (CoAo) in infants remains controversial. This study aimed to compare short- and midterm results of BAP between native CoAo (NaCo) and postsurgical recoarctations (ReCo) in infants younger than 1 year. This retrospective study compared the clinical, echocardiographic, hemodynamic, and angiographic ...
Berenholz Leonard P LP Lippy Group for Ear, Nose and Throat, Warren, Ohio, - - 2014
To evaluate the incidence of stapedectomy patients who developed significant chronic ear disease resulting in reconstruction of the tympanic membrane with cartilage and concomitant revision stapedectomy. Audiometric results of this subgroup within revision stapedectomy are analyzed, and the salient features of the reconstruction method are discussed. Retrospective study of revision ...
Bracken Colten D CD Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, - - 2014
Fungal periprosthetic joint infections (PJIs) are rare. Fewer than 200 cases have been reported in the literature. The characteristics of systemic inflammatory markers and joint aspirate cell count analysis obtained in patients with fungal PJIs have not been fully assessed. The ability to diagnose involvement of fungal PJI preoperatively may ...
Roselló Añón Alejandro A Department of Orthopaedics, Hospital de Gandía Francesc de Borja, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Total ankle arthroplasty is being used more frequently as an alternative for arthrodesis in final stages of ankle osteoarthritis. However, there are few studies which describe the biomechanics of gait of these patients. Between March 2006 and May 2011, 17 patients (n=18 ankles) suffering end-stage osteoarthritis of the ankle who ...
Elixène J B JB University of NiceSophiaAntipolis, Graduate School of Medicine, Nice, France - - - 2014
To assess subclavian vein (SCV) patency and longterm functional outcomes following surgical decompression of the thoracic outlet (SDTO) for PagetSchroetter syndrome (PSS). Between January 1978 and January 2013, we identified 33 patients with PSS who underwent SDTO. Demographic, clinical and radiological data were extracted from electronic databases and patient records. ...
Park Heui-Jeon HJ Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju, Republic of - - 2014
To investigate and compare blood losses intra and postoperatively between lumbar fusion patients with and without antiplatelet use. A total of 106 patients who had undergone at least 2 or more segments of lumbar fusion surgery were selected for the study. They were divided into three groups. Group 1 was ...
Walter Martin M Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, - - 2014
Several exocrine drainage procedures have been successfully developed to perform pancreas transplantation (PT). Retroperitoneal graft placement allows exocrine drainage via direct duodenoduodenostomy (DD). This technique provides easy access for endoscopic surveillance and biopsy. A total of 241 PT procedures were performed in our centre between 2002 and 2012. DD was ...
Kim Won Shik WS 1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine , Seoul, - - 2014
Abstract Background: Recently, robot-assisted neck dissection (ND) using a transaxillary approach in thyroid cancer patients with lateral neck metastases (LNM) was demonstrated to be feasible. The aim of this study was to compare the surgical outcomes of a modified transaxillary and retroauricular (TARA) versus a conventional transcervical approach in papillary ...
Betz Michael M 1 Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich - - - 2014
Incomplete tears of the hip abductor insertion can coexist with primary hip osteoarthritis. The aim of this investigation was to test the hypotheses that: 1) the outcome of patients undergoing primary THA using a direct anterior approach would be inferior when hip abductor pathology was present; and 2) in the ...
Windfuhr Jochen P JP Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Plastic Head and Neck Surgery, Kliniken Maria Hilf Mönchengladbach, Sandradstr. 43, 41061, Mönchengladbach, Germany, - - 2014
Bleeding remains the most significant complication following tonsillectomy (TE), sometimes requiring revision surgery under general anesthesia. This study was undertaken to verify whether or not bleeding rates changed after bipolar coagulation was replaced by suture ligation to achieve hemostasis at a single institution. The charts of all patients who had ...
Garg Rajnish R Division of Pediatric Cardiac Sciences, Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Bangalore, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
This prospective observational study was undertaken to determine the feasibility of extubation of children in the operating room after cardiac surgery. A prospective observational study compared with historic controls. A single tertiary care referral hospital. One thousand consecutive pediatric patients requiring cardiac surgery aged 1 day to 18 years. Patients ...
Yao Linong L *Department of Anesthesiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA †Department of Anesthesiology, Tangdu Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xian, P. R. China ‡Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA §Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA ¶Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA ‖Jefferson Medical College and **Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, - - 2014
Effects of aspirin on patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) remains unclear. This study aimed to examine the effect of preoperative aspirin use on postoperative renal function and 30-day mortality in patients with CKD undergoing cardiac surgery. A retrospective cohort study was performed on consecutive patients (n = 5175) receiving ...
Fujii Tsutomu T Department of Gastroenterological Surgery (Surgery II), Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya, 466-8550, Japan, - - 2014
Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) is the main cause of fatal complications after pancreatoduodenectomy. There is still no universally accepted technique for pancreaticoenterostomy, especially in patients with soft pancreas. Between July 2008 and June 2013, 240 patients who underwent pancreatoduodenectomy were enrolled in this single-institution matched historical control study. To approximate ...
Polkowski Gregory G GG Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute, Nashville, TN, - - 2014
The periacetabular osteotomy has become a common procedure for treating symptomatic acetabular dysplasia. Like other major hip procedures, there is concern regarding the risk of associated venous thromboembolic disease. Nevertheless, there is limited information regarding the need for screening, and optimal prophylactic measures have not been established. We sought to ...
Ma Chicheng C The Fourth People's Hospital of Jinan City, Jinan, Shandong, - - 2014
This study investigated the clinical value of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in predicting the motor outcome in patients with basal ganglia hemorrhage. This prospective study included 23 patients assessed with DTI to measure the fractional anisotropy (FA) value in affected cortical spinal tract (CST) at three time points: day 0, ...
Aktas Zeynep Z Department of Ophthalmlogy, Gazi University Medical Faculty , Ankara , Turkey - - 2014
Abstract Context: It is well known that Alpha-1 adrenergic receptor antagonists affect the receptors in the prostate and also iris dilator muscle, leading to loss of iris muscle tone. Objective: To compare morphological alterations of iris secondary to tamsulosin and alfuzosin use. Participants: Patients included in the study were grouped ...
da Fraga Clarissa Matarangas Moreira CM Center for Health Sciences, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Vitória, Espírito Santo, - - 2014
Pityriasis versicolor is a frequent mycosis and the use of systemic corticotherapy is one of its predisposing factors. This is an observational, cross-sectional, analytical and comparative study, conducted from January 2012 to January 2013 in the following outpatient clinics: Dermatology Service, Cassiano Antonio Moraes Hospital (HUCAM), Vitória, ES, Brazil; Nephrology ...
Long R M RM Department of Urology, The Adelaide and Meath Incorporating the National Children's Hospital (AMNCH), Tallaght, Dublin 24, - - 2014
In patients with large gland volume, open prostatectomy/adenoma enucleation remains a valuable surgical option in treating large obstructing prostates. We report our series of open prostatectomies spanning 32 years from a single institution. We retrospectively reviewed all patients who underwent open prostatectomy between 1980 and 2012. Patient demographical, clinical, pre- and ...
Alta Tjarco D W TD Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Amsterdam Rehabilitation Research Center-Reade, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) and total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) effectively decrease pain and improve clinical outcome. However, indications and biomechanical properties vary greatly. Our aim was to analyze both active and passive shoulder motion (thoracohumeral [TH], glenohumeral [GH], and scapulothoracic [ST]) and determine the kinematic differences between RSAs and TSAs. ...
Kraus Tanja T Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics, Medical University of Graz, Austria. Electronic address: - - 2014
Significantly displaced juvenile proximal humeral fractures (Neer-Horowitz type 3 and 4) usually require reduction and fixation. The most commonly used fixation methods are Kirschner wire (K-wire) pinning or retrograde elastic stable intramedullary nailing (ESIN). However, results comparing the long-term outcome of both methods are absent in the literature. The aim ...
Kaneko Kazuyoshi K Department of Cardiology, Yamagata Prefectural and Sakata Municipal Hospital Organization, Nihonkai General Hospital, Sakata, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
The effect of rosuvastatin was investigated on complicated aortic arch plaque (CAP) morphology and lipid profiles in acute cerebral embolism (CE) patients with normal low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-c) levels. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) studies were performed in 56 consecutive CE patients with LDL-c less than 140 mg/dL who were not taking lipid-lowering agents ...
Ganapathi Asvin M AM Duke Center for Aortic Disease, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, - - 2014
The choice of cerebral perfusion strategy for aortic arch surgery has been debated, and the superiority of antegrade (ACP) or retrograde (RCP) cerebral perfusion has not been shown. We examined the early and late outcomes for ACP versus RCP in proximal (hemi-) arch replacement using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA). ...
Panotopoulos Joannis J Department of Orthopaedics, Medical University of Vienna, Währinger Gürtel 18-20, A-1090, Vienna, Austria, - - 2014
We report the results of a consecutive series of 12 cases with haemophilic hip arthropathy treated with uncemented total hip arthroplasty (THA). Our hypothesis was that THA results in the haemophilic group would be inferior to those in the nonhaemophilic group. The clinical histories of 12 consecutive THAs in eight ...
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