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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 ...
Gwynne-Jones David P - - 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Peng Ping - - 2010
To evaluate the value of ultrasonic monitoring in induced abortion during the first trimester. Totally 110 healthy women with a singleton pregnancy between 9 and 11 gestational weeks were enrolled. All the procedures of induced abortion were performed routinely. Ultrasonography was performed when the procedure of induced abortion was completed. ...
Gorski L A - - 2010
The aim of this study was to determine whether intra-amniotic (IA) sludge, a sonographic finding of hyperechoic matter in the amniotic fluid close to the internal cervical os, is associated with preterm delivery in patients with cervical cerclage. A retrospective cohort study of patients who had undergone McDonald cerclage between ...
Bradford Jennifer - - 2010
To describe alternate diagnostic protocols and describe the differential diagnosis for desquamative inflammatory vaginitis (DIV). One hundred one cases of DIV were audited retrospectively. All patients were seen exclusively by the authors in their private practices using diagnostic criteria applicable to local practice limitations. Other potential etiologies (infection, contact irritant ...
Murrmann Susan G - - 2010
Multiple options are available for closure of hysterectomy incisions. This study compared postoperative clinical and economic outcomes using topical skin adhesive (2-octyl cyanoacrylate; OCA) vs. conventional skin closure in women undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy. A multi-hospital administrative database was used to identify women discharged in 2005 who had undergone total ...
Paritakul Panwara - - 2010
To evaluate and compare effectiveness, side effects and patient acceptability between oral and sublingual 600 µg misoprostol for the treatment of incomplete abortion. A randomized controlled trial was conducted. Pregnant women of less than 14 weeks gestation, diagnosed with incomplete abortion, were randomly assigned to receive 600 µg misoprostol orally ...
Long Cheng-Yu - - 2011
This study aims to compare clinical outcome using the Perigee/Apogee® vs. Prolift® devices for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). One hundred and eight women with POP stages II to IV were scheduled for either Perigee/Apogee® (Perigee group; n = 60) or Prolift® device (Prolift group; n = 48). Preoperative and postoperative assessments ...
Ferraiolo Antonella - - 2010
To evaluate patient satisfaction of cervical ripening using dinoprostone (PGE2) by either intravaginal gel or pessary. A group of 173 nulliparous women requiring cervical ripening were recruited in the study and randomized to receive either intravaginal gel (Prepidil, Upjohn, Milan, Italy [group A]) or intravaginal pessary (Propess, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Malmö, ...
Millheiser Leah S - - 2010
All women who have given birth vaginally experience stretching of their vaginal tissue. Long-term physical and psychological consequences may occur, including loss of sensation and sexual dissatisfaction. One significant issue is the laxity of the vaginal introitus. To evaluate safety and tolerability of nonsurgical radiofrequency (RF) thermal therapy for treatment ...
Rose Carl H - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of a standardized evidence-based protocol for preterm labor evaluation on resource use and obstetrics outcomes. STUDY DESIGN: We conducted a retrospective 12-month observational study of patients with symptoms of preterm labor at the Mayo Clinic. All patients underwent triage ...
Sordia-Hernández Luis Humberto - - 2011
To evaluate and compare the effectiveness of oral and vaginal misoprostol versus placebo to facilitate office hysteroscopy without anesthesia during infertile diagnostic evaluation. Randomized, prospective trial. Patients scheduled for diagnostic office hysteroscopy at a university hospital. Seventy-five infertile patients scheduled for diagnostic office hysteroscopy. Patients were divided into three groups: ...
Uludag Seyfettin - - 2010
to compare short- and long-term complications of amniocentesis performed with 20G, 21G, and 22G needles. this observational study included 793 pregnant women who underwent amniocentesis in the Perinatology Department of Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Turkey. The patients were divided into three groups according to the needle size used for ...
Peng Ping - - 2010
Genital prolapse affects 30% of middle-aged and older women and is becoming a major public health concern. Sacrospinous ligament fixation is an effective and safe procedure for vaginal vault prolaps with a low recurrence and complication rate. This study aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of unilateral sacrospinous ligament ...
Jacquetin Bernard - - 2010
To evaluate clinical outcomes at 3 years following total transvaginal mesh (TVM) technique to treat vaginal prolapse. Prospective, observational study in patients with prolapse ≥ stage II. Success was defined as POP-Q-stage 0-I and absence of surgical re-intervention for prolapse. Secondary outcome measures were: quality of life (QOL), prolapse-specific inventory ...
Gupta Narmada P - - 2010
Recurrence of fistula is one of the very common complications of fistula repair. The disease has immense psychosomatic effect on the patients due to continuous leakage of urine. Management of recurrent vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF) repair poses a challenge to surgeons. Group I-12 patients with recurrent VVF, having robotic repair from ...
Iglesia Cheryl B - - 2010
To present 3-month outcomes of a double-blind, multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing traditional vaginal prolapse surgery without mesh with vaginal surgery with mesh. Women with pelvic organ prolapse quantification prolapse stages 2-4 were randomized to vaginal colpopexy repair with mesh or traditional vaginal colpopexy without mesh. The primary outcome measure ...
Tosun Mi─čraci - - 2011
To investigate if it was necessary to dilate the cervix routinely during elective cesarean section and to determine the effects of this traditional maneuver on maternal morbidity. A total of 150 patients meeting eligibility criteria were enrolled in this prospective, randomized controlled study. Patients were allocated randomly into cervical dilatation ...
Dahiya Krishna - - 2011
To assess the efficacy, side effects, and acceptability of medical abortion using oral mifepristone (200 mg) followed 24 h later by oral or sublingual misoprostol (400 μg). A total of 93 women with pregnancies up to 56 days of gestational age were assigned to two groups according to the different misoprostol regimen (group I ...
Memon Sheena - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To determine factors responsible for rising rates of placenta praevia. METHODS: This comparative study was performed at Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre Karachi, (Group-A) from September 2000 to February 2002 and (Group-B) from January 2008 to January 2009. All women with major degree of placenta praevia diagnosed on ultrasound ...
Martínez-Zamora M Angeles - - 2010
We investigated clot lysis time, thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor antigen (TAFI) levels and TAFI gene polymorphisms in pregnant patients with severe preeclampsia, with or without associated antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). The study groups included 82 pregnant patients without antiphospholipid antibodies with severe preeclampsia (PE group) and 10 pregnant APS patients who ...
van der Kooij Sanne M - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to compare clinical outcome and health related quality of life (HRQOL) 5 years after uterine artery embolization (UAE) or hysterectomy in the treatment of menorrhagia caused by uterine fibroids. STUDY DESIGN: Patients with symptomatic uterine fibroids who were eligible for hysterectomy were assigned ...
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