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Czamara Andrzej - - 2011
The goal of this study was to evaluate the effect of physiotherapy on the strength of muscles responsible for tibial internal rotation (IR) in male patients after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) using autografts of the semitendinosus and gracilis muscles (STGR). Fifty-nine males were examined. The first group consisted of ...
Di Stasi Stephanie L - - 2011
Aberrant movement strategies are characteristic of ACL-deficient athletes with recurrent knee instability (non-copers), and may instigate premature or accelerate joint degradation. Biomechanical evaluation of kinematic changes over time may elucidate noncopers' responses to neuromuscular intervention and ACL reconstruction (ACLR). Forty noncopers were randomized into a perturbation group (PERT) or a ...
Detweiler Mark B - - 2011
To improve the management of soldiers with combat-related mental health problems, an interdisciplinary telepsychiatry service was established between a clinic at the Fort Bragg army base and the Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Salem. In the first 12 months of operation, 120 soldiers (105 males) were seen in a ...
Yoshino Akira - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Although it is known that equinus deformity develops at a high rate during tibial lengthening, the efficacy of ankle orthoses for preventing equinus deformity and the etiology of equinus deformity remain unknown. The purpose of this study was to clarify the incidence and causes of equinus deformity in tibial ...
Khera Mohit - - 2011
Introduction.  Up to 30% of erectile dysfunction (ED) patients treated with phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors do not show improved sexual function, which may be due in part to low serum testosterone. Hypogonadal patients already receiving testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) likewise can still suffer from symptoms of sexual dysfunction. In ...
da Silva Fernando Gomes - - 2011
Introduction.  Penile curvature is one of the most common male conditions, affecting nearly 10% of men, and can impair sexual intercourse. Tunica albuginea (hTA) plays a key role in penile curvature, and reconstructive procedures may be necessary for its substitution. Although several grafts have been proposed for hTA repair, the ...
Soldanova Milada - - 2011
The aim of this prospective study was to compare the outcome of orthodontic therapy using two different therapeutic strategies: the labial straightwire (SW) technique and the lingual two-dimensional (2D) technique on the lower dental arch. The sample included 50 subjects (39 females and 11 males) with a complete dentition and ...
Kim Seong-Yup - - 2011
We report a case of a 25-year-old Caucasian female with a septic thrombosis in the inferior vena cava (IVC) which contained a toothpick. She was admitted with fever and abdominal pain for 2 weeks. Computed tomography scan showed thrombus with air density in the suprarenal IVC. However, there was no ...
Eidlitz-Markus Tal - - 2011
This study evaluated possible long-term effects of prolonged high-dose glucocorticosteroid administration in infancy. Thirty patients (16 male, 14 female; age 4.8-33 years) who had completed treatment with adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) followed by glucocorticoids for infantile spasms at a tertiary pediatric hospital at least 2 years previously were invited to undergo ...
Berker Bulent - - 2011
PURPOSE: To compare the efficacy of clomiphene citrate (CC) and recombinant FSH (rFSH) protocols in ovarian stimulation (OS)/intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycles for couples with unexplained infertility or male subfertility. METHODS: One hundred and eighty-nine patients with unexplained or male subfertility were randomized to treatment with 100 mg/day CC for 5 days (93 ...
Byrd J W Thomas - - 2011
Hip pathology is a significant source of pain and dysfunction among athletic individuals and femoroacetabular impingement is often a causative factor. Arthroscopic intervention has been proposed to address the joint damage and underlying impingement. Arthroscopy may be effective in the management of symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement in athletes. Case series, Level ...
Kapoor P - - 2011
The following case report describes the management of a 6-year-old male patient in early mixed dentition with a mesial step molar relation, an anterior reverse overjet, and skeletal Class III due to a slightly deficient maxilla. The treatment plan included protraction of the maxilla by a reverse pull Petit type ...
Tohyama Harukazu - - 2011
Background: Although previous studies suggested that female patients are predisposed to increase graft laxity compared with male patients after single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using autogenous hamstring tendons, there have been no studies specifically examining gender-based differences in outcome after anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with hamstring tendon autografts. ...
Becker Germain - - 2011
Date of birth: 24/2/1975; gender: female. A. (12/2005; 30 yrs). Adult patient presenting Angle Class II,1 malocclusion. Extraction of 14-24 fixed lingual appliance on both arches. B. POST-TREATMENT RECORDS: (9/2008; 33 yrs). Bonded lingual wires 13 to 23 and 33 to 43. C. POST-RETENTION RECORDS: (9/2009; 34 yrs).
Krukhaug Yngvar - - 2011
There is very little literature on the long-term outcome of wrist replacements. The Norwegian Arthroplasty Register has registered wrist replacements since 1994. We report on the total wrist replacements and their revision rates over a 16-year period. 189 patients with 189 primary wrist replacements (90 Biax prostheses (80 of which ...
Kim Sangeun - - 2011
BACKGROUND Treatment of atrophic scars using a fractional laser resurfacing technique has demonstrated favorable outcomes. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of 2,790-nm-wavelength ablative fractional resurfacing on atrophic acne scars in Asian individuals. METHODS Twenty participants (8 female, 12 male, mean age 26) with skin phototype IV and atrophic ...
Sadeghpour Alireza - - 2011
To evaluate the post-operative complications of intramedullary nailing technique by transpatellar approach compared to medial parapatellar approach. Fifty patients with tibial fractures treated by intramedullary nailing through two transpatellar (t-group) and medial parapatellar (p-group) approaches were studied. Knee pain was assessed with visual analogue scale (VAS) for 2 weeks, 1, ...
Belczak C E Q - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to identify lymphoscintigraphic changes associated with lower-extremity oedema after the harvesting of the saphenous vein using a series of short Q2 incisions for coronary bypass. METHOD: Forty-four patients (32 males and 12 females) with a mean age of 62.7 ± 7.8 (47-75 years ...
Aye Ralph W - - 2011
Long-term (> 5 years) studies of antireflux operations are needed. This study evaluates long-term results of the open Hill repair at multiple institutions. This is a retrospective cohort study of open Hill repairs from 1972 to 1997 at 5 North American medical centers with a mean follow-up of 10 years. ...
Zhang Ruzhi - - 2011
Imiquimod is a small molecule with adjuvant pro-inflammatory effects that can be topically delivered as a cream for treating external genital and perianal warts. In our report, two Chinese males at the ages of 25 and 22 years were treated with imiquimod 5% cream for recurrent condyloma accuminatum, three times ...
Day Thomas T USC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic, Suite 2000, Los Angeles, CA 90033, - - 2011
Hallux valgus deformities with large intermetatarsal angles require a more proximal metatarsal procedure to adequately correct the deformity. Due to the relative ease of a closing wedge osteotomy, this technique was adopted but with concern over first metatarsal shortening. In this study, we primarily evaluated angular correction and first metatarsal ...
Eagye Kathryn J - - 2011
Background Concern remains that ertapenem use may promote cross-resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa to antipseudomonal carbapenems (APCs). This study extends our earlier multicentre investigation of this relationship by an additional 3 years. Methods Use density ratios (UDRs) for ertapenem, APCs, aminoglycosides, fluoroquinolones and non-carbapenem β-lactams were derived from purchase data for ...
Gwynne-Jones David P DP Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dunedin Hospital, Private Bag, Dunedin, New Zealand. - - 2011
This study reports on the demographics of acute Achilles tendon rupture in our region and compares the results of a selective approach to operative and nonoperative treatment using an identical rehabilitation program with functional bracing. A consecutive series of 363 patients, aged 15 to 60 years, treated over 8.5 years ...
Rottoli Matteo - - 2011
Aim:  Gender related differences in preoperative characteristics, early and long-term outcome for patients undergoing ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) have not previously been well studied. Method:  All male and female patients undergoing IPAA at a single center between 1983 and 2008 were compared for perioperative variables and long term outcome. ...
Krämer Norbert - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: In a controlled prospective split-mouth study, clinical behavior of two different resin composites in extended Class II cavities was observed over six years. METHODS: Thirty patients received 68 direct resin composite restorations (Solobond M+Grandio: n=36; Syntac+Tetric Ceram: n=32) by one dentist in a private practice. All restorations were replacement ...
Gaut Bronwyn - - 2011
The MJA bids a fond farewell to its Editor of 16 years.
Lanas A - - 2011
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2011; 33: 585-591 SUMMARY: Background  Temporal changes in the incidence of cause-specific gastrointestinal (GI) complications may be one of the factors underlying changing medical practice patterns. Aim  To report temporal changes in the incidence of five major causes of specific gastrointestinal (GI) complication events. Methodology  Population-based study ...
Hoda M R - - 2011
Introduction.  Although the use of transobturator mesh implants for pelvic organ prolapse repair has been shown to be safe and effective, concern exists that the presence of prosthetic material in the vagina may adversely affect sexual function. Aim.  To evaluate the impact of transobturator mesh implantation on sexual function using ...
Rice Thomas W - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: The study objective was to evaluate histopathology of the esophagogastric anastomosis after esophagectomy, determine time trends of histologic changes, and identify factors influencing those findings. METHODS: A total of 231 patients underwent 468 upper gastrointestinal endoscopies with anastomotic biopsy a median of 3.5 years after esophagectomy. Mean age was ...
Scarella Anibal - - 2011
The aim of this study is to implement the Ten Group Classification System (TGCS) and evaluate whether the introduction of the medical audit cycle reduces the cesarean section (CS) rate without increasing maternal-fetal risk. A prospective cohort study was performed including all women who gave birth during 21 months. The ...
Wallace Brian J BJ Department of Dermatology, St Vincent's Hospital, New South Wales, Australia. - - 2011
Enfuvirtide was the first of a new class of antiretroviral agents termed 'fusion inhibitors' used for the treatment of HIV-1 infection. Enfuvirtide is administered subcutaneously and injection site reactions (ISR) are commonplace (98%). The aim of this study was to analyse in detail the histopathological changes associated with striking ISR ...
Osagbemiro B B - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to assess the attitude of patients towards anterior teeth extraction and prosthetic replacement of same at the Dental center of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH). A retrospective review of the data of patients who presented for anterior teeth extraction and prosthetic ...
van der Hagen S J - - 2011
Background. In this prospective randomised study, the staged mucosal advancement flap is compared with staged fibrin sealant application in the treatment of perianal fistulas. Methods. All patients with high complex cryptoglandular fistulas were randomised to closure of the internal opening by a mucosal advancement flap (MF) or injection with fibrin ...
Rajaian Shanmugasundaram - - 2011
An elderly male presented to the emergency department with acute urinary retention. He had poor flow of urine associated with serosanguinous discharge per urethra for 3 days duration. Earlier he underwent permanent metallic urethral stenting for post TURP bulbar urethral stricture. Plain X-ray of Pelvis showed an impacted calculus within ...
Yalamanchi Shalini - - 2011
A 39-year-old male with decreased visual acuity and extensive macular hemorrhage and edema secondary to a hemiretinal vein occlusion was treated with multiple intravitreal injections of bevacizumab 1.25 mg every four to six weeks for over one year. Treatment outcomes were assessed by visual acuity and Cirrus spectral domain optical ...
Chen Ting-Yu - - 2011
This study presents a combination of radiography and ultrasonography to observe the reproductive cycle of 24 captive female yellow-margined box turtles in Taiwan. Radiography was mainly used to monitor clutch size, whereas ultrasonography was applied to detect changes in the follicles throughout the year. The observation of the 24 female ...
Kuhn Annette - - 2010
Pelvic organ prolapse affects approximately 50% of parous women over 50 years of age and has a lifetime risk of 30-50%. Vault descent or prolapse occurs in about 20% after hysterectomy and can have a negative effect on sexual function. Sacrocolpopexy is the gold standard of surgical treatment for apical ...
Hemmerling Anke - - 2010
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a common vaginal infection caused by a lack of endogenous lactobacilli and overgrowth of pathogens that frequently recurs following antibiotic treatment. A phase 2a study assessed colonization efficiency, safety, tolerability, and acceptability of Lactobacillus crispatus CTV-05 (LACTIN-V) administered by a vaginal applicator. Twenty-four women with BV ...
Yamashita Hideomi - - 2010
To compare treatment outcome of conventional surgery followed by adjuvant postoperative radiotherapy (PORT) versus concurrent chemoradiation therapy (cCRT) for stage IIB cervical carcinoma. A retrospective analysis was conducted of 59 patients with stage IIB uterine cervical cancer treated with radical surgery plus PORT (N = 34) or cCRT-alone (N = ...
Horta A E M - - 2010
The effect of vaginal administration of misoprostol plus terbutaline sulphate 6 h prior to artificial insemination (AI) upon the site of AI (vaginal or cervical) and fertility was studied using a total of 87 estrous synchronized Serra da Estrela ewes (control n = 42 and treated n = 45). Artificial insemination was performed using refrigerated ...
Ockendon Matthew - - 2011
Objective. To evaluate rise in impedance during percutaneous radiofrequency thermocoagulation (PRFTC) of osteoid osteomas as a predictor of local recurrence. Design and Patients. A prospective study of 23 patients (24 PRFTC procedures) with minimum of 2.25-year followup (average 3.3 years). Average age 19.6 years (range 4-44), sex ratio 15 : 8 (male : female), ...
Lawndy Sameh S S - - 2011
The factors influencing a patient's subjective improvement 1 year after pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery were studied. Women after POP surgery were divided into improved and non-improved group based on their score on the questionnaire Patient Global Impression of Improvement (PGI-I) 1 year after surgery. Anatomical and functional outcomes were ...
Rigau T - - 2011
This short communication describes the case of partial foetal retention in an 18-month-old female French bulldog following induction of abortion owing to an undesired mating. Abortion was induced with aglepristone administered in two consecutive protocols of a dual injection 1 day apart. After failure of the first treatment to achieve abortion, ...
Sergent Fabrice - - 2010
AIMS: To evaluate long-term anatomical and functional outcomes of the transobturator-infracoccygeal hammock repair for complex genital prolapse with a porcine collagen-coated polypropylene mesh. METHODS: A prospective observational study comparing pre- and postoperative outcomes, using pelvic organ prolapse quantification (POP-Q) measurements, pelvic floor distress inventory (PFDI), and pelvic floor impact questionnaire ...
Brandner Sonja - - 2011
Introduction.  Pelvic organ prolapse is a common condition among women with a prevalence of 11% and may affect the anterior, posterior, or apical compartment with a negative impact on sexual function. Aim.  Aim of the current study was to evaluate sexual function before and after surgical rectocele fascial repair in ...
Milani Alfredo L - - 2011
To evaluate anatomic and functional outcomes at 1-year following trocar-guided transvaginal prolapse repair using a partially absorbable mesh. Prospective multicentre cohort study at 11 international sites. One hundred twenty-seven patients with pelvic organ prolapse stage ≥ III had surgery and were evaluated at 3 months and 1-year postsurgery compared with ...
Finamore Peter S - - 2011
Does local injection with lidocaine plus epinephrine prior to vaginal reconstructive surgery with synthetic mesh affect exposure rates? A retrospective comparison. To determine if local injection, prior to incision with lidocaine plus epinephrine (L + E) influences the rate of mesh exposure in the early postoperative period following synthetic mesh augmented vaginal ...
Winneker R C - - 2011
Anatomically described as a “potential space,” the vagina is a highly estrogen-responsive organ, and its biology changes dramatically at menopause. After menopause, many women experience vaginal dryness and/or dyspareunia, which are caused primarily by regression of the vaginal epithelium.Unlike vasomotor symptoms, which typically resolve overtime, vaginal atrophy remains a persistent ...
Rebarber Andrei - - 2010
Evaluation of an outpatient 17 α-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) administration programme. A retrospective analysis of data collected from patients with a history of preterm birth (PTB) and current singleton gestation enrolled between 16.0 and 20.9 weeks' gestational age (GA) for weekly outpatient 17P administration and nursing assessment between 7/2004 and 12/2007 ...
Rodríguez Sebastián - - 2010
This study describes the severity of the 2005 bleaching event at 15 reef sites across Venezuela and compares the 1998 and 2005 bleaching events at one of them. During August and September 2005, bleached corals were first observed on oceanic reefs rather than coastal reefs, affecting 1 to 4% of ...
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