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Ginnetti John G JG University of Utah, 590 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, - - 2013
The indication for hip arthrotomy accompanied by intraarticular work during periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) has not been precisely defined. To validate a role for routine hip arthrotomy accompanied by intraarticular work, frequent intraarticular pathology must exist, and the adjunct procedures must not be associated with inferior relief of pain, reduced function, ...
Obana Takashi - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the usefulness of a single-balloon enteroscope (SBE) including a newly developed short SBE (SIF-Y0004) for therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC) in patients with Roux-en-Y (R-Y) anastomosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Therapeutic ERC using a SBE was attempted in 19 cases (41 ...
Tommaselli Giovanni A - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of the inside-out tension-free vaginal tape-obturator (TVT-O) device versus the single-incision TVT-Secur device 36 months after the procedure. METHODS: A single-blind, randomized, parallel-group study on 154 patients with stress urinary incontinence (77 treated with TVT-O and 77 with the TVT-Secur hammock approach). The primary endpoint ...
de Moraes Vinícius Ynoe - - 2013
The assessment of post-surgical outcomes among patients with Workers' Compensation is challenging as their results are typically worse compared to those who do not receive this compensation. These patients' time to return to work is a relevant outcome measure as it illustrates the economic and social implications of this ...
Tamminga Sietske J - - 2013
One key aspect of cancer survivorship is return-to-work. Unfortunately, many cancer survivors face problems upon their return-to-work. For that reason, we developed a hospital-based work support intervention aimed at enhancing return-to-work. We studied effectiveness of the intervention compared to usual care for female cancer patients in a multi-centre randomised controlled ...
Santhosh M C B MC Department of Anaesthesiology, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad, Karnataka, India. - - 2013
Endotracheal tube displacement is one of the leading causes for airway related complications. Endotracheal tube displacement is much more common in the prone position than in the supine position. The study population consisted of 120 patients aged between 18-60 years, ASA class 1 and 2, undergoing surgery in the prone ...
Choi Seok-Hwan - - 2013
We report a case of a spray painter who developed malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) of the maxillary sinus following long-term exposure to chromium, nickel, and formaldehyde, implying that these agents are probable causal agents of MFH. The patient developed right-sided prosopalgia that began twenty months ago. The symptom persisted despite ...
Atanda Alfred A - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Prior studies have suggested that patients with workers' compensation (WC) related injuries have less successful postsurgical outcomes compared to the general population. The purpose of this study was to determine the functional outcome and return to work for WC patients who have undergone distal biceps tendon repair (DBTR). A ...
Schreuder J A H - - 2012
Purpose To investigate adaptive leadership in relation to personnel sickness absence (SA). In situational leadership, supervisors are effective if they adapt their leadership style appropriately to a given situation. Methods A managerial reorganization in a Dutch hospital with reassignment of supervisors provided the opportunity to compare SA in the same ...
Neovius Martin - - 2012
BACKGROUND & AIMS:: It is unclear whether colectomy restores the ability of patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) to work to pre-colectomy levels. We estimated the burden of sick leave and disability pension in a population-based cohort of patients with UC and the effects of colectomy. METHODS:: We performed a register-based ...
Biering Karin - - 2012
Purpose Methods of measuring return to work (RTW) following temporary disability are diverse. The purpose of this study was to compare different measures of RTW within a 12-month period using a well-defined population of patients treated with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) and weekly administrative data on transfer payments. Methods Different ...
Looper Karl J - - 2012
Inflammatory arthritis is associated with a high degree of work instability and financial burden. In this study, we examine the extent of work instability and financial loss as well as their association with disease characteristics during the first 18 months of inflammatory arthritis. One hundred and four patients in the early ...
Holtermann Andreas - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate the risk of persistent low-back pain (LBP) based on the number of patient-handling activities among female healthcare workers with no LBP and those with sub-chronic LBP at baseline. METHOD: Female healthcare workers in the eldercare services answered a questionnaire about the ...
Weisshaar Elke - - 2012
Background. Occupational skin disease (OSD) is common, and imposes a considerable personal and public burden. To tackle OSD, the German stepwise procedure of handling OSD was set up. It contains an interdisciplinary, integrated inpatient rehabilitation measure [tertiary individual prevention (TIP)] [dermatological treatment and diagnostic procedures, and patient education (health and ...
Silich Bert - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To compare the needleless securing clamp to the traditional suture-secured clamp for central venous catheters. METHODS: Compare the holding strength of each type of clamps by measuring the amount of kinetic energy absorbed, ask 20 physicians to evaluate the clamp placement using sutures or staples, and summarise the clamps ...
Pontone Gianluca - - 2012
BACKGROUND: The aims of this study are to evaluate the accuracy of low dose multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography (MDCT) versus invasive coronary angiography (ICA) in ruling out CAD in patients with mitral valve prolapse and severe mitral regurgitation (MVP) before cardiac surgery and to compare the overall effective radiation ...
Eftekhar Maryam M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Research and Clinical Center for Infertility, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, - - 2012
Conventional IVF and ICSI are two common techniques to achieve fertilization. IVF has long been used for treatment of infertility, although it is not an effective treatment in severe male infertility. The use of ICSI has been expanded in severe male factor and fertilization failure after IVF cycle. In spite ...
da Silva V R G - - 2012
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES:This study examined the effect of weight loss after 3, 6 and 12 months of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) on energy intake and on several biomarkers of oxidative stress such as levels of vitamin C, beta-carotene, vitamin E (diet/blood), nitric oxide metabolites (NOx), myeloperoxidase (MPO), thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS), ...
E Gitto - - 2012
Abstract Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the effects of inhaled NO with different oxygen concentrations on the inflammatory cascade in newborns with hypoxic respiratory failure (HRF) secondary to persistent pulmonary hypertension. Methods: 60 newborns received iNO and 30 of them received an initial oxygen concentration of ...
Traynelis Vincent C VC Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, - - 2012
 Comparative effectiveness review. The ability of a patient to return to work and the speed with which this occurs are important outcome metrics for the assessment of patients undergoing spinal surgery.Clinical questions: In patients with degenerative disease of the cervical spine, does cervical artificial disc replacement (C-ADR) lead to better work-related ...
Peer Mohamed Basheer - - 2012
The aim of this study was to report a single-centre experience of flunarizine in childhood migraine with focus on safety and efficacy. We conducted a retrospective observational audit of 72 individuals (40 male, 32 female; mean age 13y; age range 1y 6mo-17y) at a tertiary paediatric neurology unit between 1998 ...
Bedi Asheesh - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Minimally invasive techniques to treat femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), snapping hip syndrome, and peritrochanteric space disorder (PSD) were developed to reduce complications and recovery time. Although a multitude of studies have reported on the incidence of heterotopic ossification (HO) after open procedures of the hip, there is little known about ...
Edwards George A - - 2012
A 7 yr old spayed female Chihuahua presented for right hind limb lameness and reduced stifle range of motion. Radiographs showed a marked patella baja of the right stifle and evidence of a previous surgery to correct a medial patellar luxation. A tibial tuberosity osteotomy was performed to allow proximal ...
Ilahi Omer A - - 2012
PURPOSE: To determine whether drilling using an anteromedial portal technique during single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction risks creating femoral tunnels less than 25 mm long in the clinical setting. METHODS: Intraoperative measurements of femoral tunnel length in a group of 35 consecutive patients undergoing single-bundle primary ACL reconstruction with ...
Haugen Thomas A - - 2012
Haugen, TA, Tønnessen, E, and Seiler, SK. The difference is in the start: impact of timing and start procedure on sprint running performance. J Strength Cond Res 25(X): 000-000, 2012-The difference is in the start: impact of timing and start procedure on sprint running performance. The purpose of this study ...
Kamei Goki - - 2012
BACKGROUND: There are various indirect signs of a discoid lateral meniscus in radiographs, for example lateral joint space widening, hypoplasia of the LFC, etc. There has, however, been no previous report of the characteristic shape of the lateral femoral condyle (LFC) in patients with osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) accompanied by a ...
Mokondjimobe Etienne - - 2012
Background. The objectives were (i) to evaluate the impact of acute pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) and anti-TB therapy on the relationship between AST, ALT, and GGT levels in absence of conditions related to hepatotoxicity; (ii) to evaluate the rate and the time of alterations of AST, ALT, and GGT. Design and ...
Benlidayi M Emre - - 2012
The aim of this retrospective study was to compare the long-term outcomes of secondary alveolar bone grafting (SABG) using bovine-derived hydroxyapatite versus autogenous bone. The subjects in this study were 23 patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate (13 male, 10 female) who underwent SABG from 2004 through 2009. The ...
Biering Karin - - 2012
Coronary heart disease is prevalent in the working-age population. Traditional outcome measures like mortality and readmission are of importance to evaluate the prognosis but are hardly sufficient. Ability to work is an additional outcome of clinical and societal significance. We describe trends and predictors of Return To Work (RTW) after ...
Saber Aly - - 2012
Inguinal herniorrhaphy remains one of the most common general surgical operations, with approximately 15% performed for recurrence. The repair of the resulting recurrent hernia is a daunting task because of already weakened tissues and obscured and distorted anatomy. The aim of this study is to compare the posterior preperitoneal versus ...
Höglund Odd V - - 2011
A prospective clinical trial was performed to evaluate applicability, hemostatic efficiency, and long-term tissue reactions of a novel medical device. The device was made of polydioxanone and designed in principle as a cable-tie with a flexible band running through a locking case. It was tested for ligation of the ovarian ...
Panesar Nirmal S - - 2011
BackgroundMost cultures believe in ghosts and for the Chinese, the seventh lunar month-the ghost month-causes particular concern. 'The gates of hell' are open for the first 14 days of the month which allows the restless ghosts of people who were hungry when they died to haunt the living. In this ...
Chung Seok Won - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Despite its importance, few studies regarding health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after rotator cuff repair have been reported. PURPOSE: To evaluate the outcomes of rotator cuff repair in terms of HRQOL using SF-36 and to analyze factors affecting postoperative HRQOL. STUDY DESIGN: Case series; Level of evidence, 4. METHODS: ...
Wetsch Wolfgang A - - 2011
No randomised controlled trial has yet compared different video laryngoscopes in respect of the success rates and the time taken to achieve endotracheal intubation in trapped car accident victims. The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether five video laryngoscopes facilitate tracheal intubation more quickly or more securely ...
Garcia-Ispierto I - - 2011
This study sought to improve the reproductive performance of anoestrous high-producing dairy cows by including equine chorionic gonadotrophin (eCG) after progesterone-releasing intravaginal device (PRID) removal. In Experiment I, 806 cows at 51-57 days post-partum were randomly assigned to a PRID (treated with PRID), PRID-500 (treated with PRID plus 500 IU of eCG) ...
Zarazaga Luis A - - 2011
The aim of this study was to determine whether the male effect on reproductive performance in female Mediterranean goats could be enhanced if used in combination with long day and/or melatonin treatments. Thirty-two does were exposed to long days (16h of light/day) for 95days. At the end of this period, ...
Torre Antonio La - - 2011
La Torre, A, Vernillo, G, Agnello, L, Berardelli, C, and Rampinini, E. Is it time to consider a new performance classification for high-level male marathon runners? J Strength Cond Res 25(12): 3242-3247, 2011-Studies have attempted to describe human running performances by the analysis of world-record times. However, to date, no ...
Zanetti Eveline Dos Santos - - 2011
This study aims to evaluate the ovulation rate and the presence of functional corpora lutea after treatment by three different protocols designed to cause superovulation in brown brocket deer. Six female received an intravaginal device containing 0.33 g of progesterone (CIDR(®) ) for 8 days, followed by 0.5 mg injection of estradiol ...
Ochi Takanori - - 2011
BACKGROUND: We compared four protocols for assessing fecal continence (FC) in anorectal malformation (ARM). METHODS: Of 111 ARM cases we treated by anoplasty from 1995 to 2007, 59 have been followed up for more than 4 years [male high (n = 23), male low (n = 12), female high (n = 7), and female low (n = 17)] and ...
Welk Blayne K - - 2011
What's known on the subject? and What does the study add? Long-term cure and improved rates for the bone anchored sling range from 40-88%. Midterm cure and improved rates for the retrourethral transobturator sling rage from 76-91%. Midterm cure and improved rates for the adjustable retropubic sling rage from 72-79%. ...
Faya M - - 2011
Domestic cat seasonality between the tropics and the arctic zones is scarcely described and results are inconsistent. The aim of this study was to describe domestic feline seasonal patterns under a natural temperate photoperiod. A total of 372 estrous cycles were studied in 34 post pubertal cats during 900 days. ...
Solomon Daniel - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The impact of transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) on female sexual function is unknown. We therefore performed a prospective cohort study of women undergoing pure transvaginal appendectomies (TVA) versus traditional laparoscopic appendectomies (LA). Using a validated, 19-point, female sexual function index questionnaire (FSFI) assessing six domains of ...
Powell Julie - - 2011
  We present two case reports of CH in which severe bleeding episodes occurred during the first weeks of life and report the use of topical tranexamic acid to control bleeding in this setting. Patient 1 was a full-term female infant who presented at birth with a large 7- by ...
Adatto Maurice A - - 2011
Abstract Introduction Reduction of localised adiposities by non invasive means is a very frequent request among the female and male population. Objective The objective of this study is to demonstrate the efficacy and safety of AWT(®), combining two different mechanical waves, planar AWT and radial AWT during the same session, ...
Gianfrilli D - - 2011
The application of nutraceuticals in the field of male sexual function -in particular for erectile dysfunction (ED) - remains relatively under-explored. In a group of 54 unselected men (35-75 years), consecutively presenting to our ED clinic and naive to other ED treatments, we carried out a single-blind, one-arm study to evaluate ...
Karaman Ahmet A Department of Gastroenterology, Erciyes University, 38030 Kayseri, Turkey. - - 2011
To compare the effectiveness of argon plasma coagulation (APC) and heater probe coagulation (HPC) in non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Eighty-five (18 female, 67 male) patients admitted for acute gastrointestinal bleeding due to gastric or duodenal ulcer were included in the study. Upper endoscopy was performed and HPC or APC were ...
Sorensen Mathew D - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Hyperparathyroidism is associated with hypercalciuria and nephrolithiasis. Urine calcium excretion decreases after parathyroidectomy, but whether there is a differential decrease between stone and nonstone formers remains controversial. We evaluated differences between stone formers and non-stone formers in serum and urinary parameters before and after parathyroidectomy. METHODS: 90 patients, 40 ...
Scheiner David A - - 2011
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: The purpose of this study is to compare retropubic tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) with transobturator out-in TOT and in-out TVT-O for female stress urinary incontinence. Uroflow rate was primary; continence rates, quality of life (QoL) and complication pattern were secondary endpoints. METHODS: A prospective randomised trial with ...
Buchanan Gill Louise - - 2011
Aims: To assess outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) according to sex, with the two available valves and four recognised delivery approaches. Methods and results: VARC outcomes are reported according to sex for 305 high-risk patients consecutively treated in our centre, via available access routes utilising the Edwards SAPIEN™/SAPIEN™ ...
Vajda Z - - 2011
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: ISRs remain a major issue in the endovascular management of ICAD, requiring retreatment by reangioplasty. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the technical feasibility, safety, and efficiency of the novel DEBs for neurovascular ISRs. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifty-one patients (median age, 67 years; age ...
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