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Demir Omer F OF aDepartment of Emergency Medicine, Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Training and Research Hospital bDepartment of Emergency Medicine, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine cDepartment of Emergency Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara dDepartment of Emergency Medicine, Izmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, Izmir eDepartment of Emergency Medicine, Acıbadem University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, - - 2014
To compare two intraosseous (IO) insertion devices in terms of safety and ease of use in patients who need urgent vascular access in the emergency setting following failed attempts for intravenous lines. This prospective, randomized clinical study compared two different IO access devices in adults (≥16 years of age or ...
Lewis Ariane A Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
There are multiple etiologies for failure while weaning an external ventricular drain (EVD) after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), but there is little data on the relationship between etiology of wean failure and ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) placement. We performed a retrospective analysis of SAH patients who had an EVD placed between January ...
Jiang Dong D Institute of Sports Medicine of Peking University, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, - - 2014
Meniscus allograft transplantation (MAT) is generally used for patients who sustain symptoms after meniscectomy, which could be called delayed MAT. Meniscus allograft transplantation for patients immediately after meniscectomy has not been reported. Compared with the conventional delayed MAT, immediate MAT might provide better clinical results and reduce joint degeneration. Cohort ...
Cristaudi Alessandra A Department of Visceral Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 46 rue de Bugnon, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland, - - 2014
The purpose of the present study was to challenge the hypothetical advantage of single port laparoscopy (SPL) over conventional laparoscopy by measuring prospectively the morbidity specifically related to conventional trocar sites (TS). From November 2010 to December 2011, 300 patients undergoing various laparoscopic procedures were enrolled. Patient, surgery, and trocar ...
Teitelbaum Ezra N EN Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North Saint Clair Street, Suite 650, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA, - - 2014
The functional lumen imaging probe (FLIP) is a novel diagnostic tool that can be used to measure esophagogastric junction (EGJ) distensibility. In this study, we performed intraoperative FLIP measurements during laparoscopic Heller myotomy (LHM) and peroral esophageal myotomy (POEM) for treatment of achalasia and evaluated the relationship between EGJ distensibility ...
Kadimcherla Praveen P Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New - - 2014
The purpose of this biomechanical study was to evaluate knee arthrotomy closure with a barbed suture in flexion versus extension. 48 porcine knees were randomized into three groups: full extension, 30° flexion, and 60° flexion. Each knee was then flexed to 90° and then 120°, with failures recorded. Arthrotomy closure ...
Yasui Kenichi - - 2014
BackgroundOnly a few prospective studies have determined which clinical symptoms and factors are associated with the disease severity of spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 (SCA6). A multicenter longitudinal cohort study was conducted to clarify both the natural history of SCA6 in Japan and the factors influencing disease progression.MethodsPatients were consecutively recruited ...
Gupta Asheesh A American Hip Institute, Westmont, Illinois, - - 2014
There are currently no studies that have examined the recurrence of the cam lesion after femoral neck osteoplasty for femoroacetabular impingement. Although patient-reported outcome (PRO) scores at midterm follow-up have shown continued success, the maintenance of a normalized alpha angle has not been shown radiographically. To assess the radiographic recurrence ...
Kwak Steve K SK North Jersey Orthopaedic Specialists, Teaneck, New Jersey, - - 2014
The treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus after failed surgery is challenging, with no clear solution. Short-term results using autologous chondrocyte implantation have been promising. To report the long-term outcomes of patients who underwent autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) of the talus after failed marrow stimulation techniques for osteochondral lesions ...
Saccomanno Maristella F MF Department of Orthopaedics, Catholic University, Rome, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare clinical and functional outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using cortical button versus transfemoral suspensory fixation. This systematic review was conducted following the Cochrane handbook guidelines and PROSPERO registration. Only Level I and II randomized controlled trials comparing cortical button and transfemoral suspensory fixation in hamstring ACL ...
Williams Reed G RG Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana. Electronic address: - - 2014
Operative performance ratings (OPRs) need adequate clarity and detail to support self-directed learning and valid progress decisions. This study was designed to determine (1) the elapsed time between observing operative performances and completing performance ratings under field conditions and (2) the effect of increased elapsed time on rating clarity and ...
Gallusser N N Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne, rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, - - 2014
Anatomical total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) for glenohumeral osteoarthritis (OA) and severe posterior glenoid wear may entail early postoperative complications (recurrence of posterior subluxation, glenoid loosening). To avoid these mechanical problems, reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) has recently been proposed, mainly for its intrinsic stability. Our purpose was to present the results ...
Kim Yong-Chan YC 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Center, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University School of Medicine, Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea 3Department of Neurosurgery, Spine Center, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seongnam, Republic of - - 2014
Study Design. Retrospective review of pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) cases.Objective. To report our results, radiographic and clinical outcomes at a minimum 5 years after revision surgery for pseudarthrosis following a PSO.Summary of Background Data. To our knowledge, there is no report on the results of revision surgery for pseudarthrosis following ...
McCallum Jeremy R JR Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, USA - - 2014
Civilian literature has reported excellent outcomes after elective fasciotomy for chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS). Our study's purpose was to objectively investigate the functional outcome of fasciotomies performed for CECS in a high demand military population. A retrospective review of all fasciotomies performed for CECS at a single tertiary military ...
Saglam Remzi R Department of Urology, Medicana International Hospital, Ankara, - - 2014
An improved armamentarium has had a significant impact on the emerging role of flexible ureteroscopy (FURS) for the management of nephrolithiasis; however, FURS still represents a challenging technique. To examine a robotic device designed for FURS for its impact on ergonomics and outcome of the procedure based on the IDEAL ...
Xue Enxing - - 2014
BackgroundLeg length discrepancy (LLD) after total hip arthroplasty (THA) can lead to unsatisfactory outcome. Our objective was to design and evaluate a simple and reliable intraoperative device (Length-offset Lever) to minimize leg length discrepancy.MethodsThis device was used in 51 patients undergoing primary total hip replacements. The leg length discrepancy was ...
Valenti Pietro P Medicina Interna I, Ospedale Ca' Foncello, Via Ospedale, 31100, Treviso, - - 2014
The influence of carotid stenosis and its surgical treatment on brain function is still poorly defined. We therefore performed a study to assess psychometric and quantified EEG findings after carotid endarterectomy (CEA). Sixty-nine non-demented patients (aged 72 ± 7 years) with severe carotid stenosis (≥70 %) eligible for CEA were studied. Forty patients (group ...
Toktas Hasan H Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University , - - 2014
Objective. The aim of this study was to assess the ultrasonographic (US) findings of pes anserinus tendon and bursa in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) with or without clinical pes anserinus tendinitis bursitis syndrome (PATBS). Methods. A total of 157 female patients with the diagnosis of knee OA on both ...
Luo Jiaquan J Department of Spine Surgery/Orthopaedic Research Institute, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, 510080, People's Republic of China, - - 2014
The aim of the study was to evaluate whether there is a superior clinical effect of artificial cervical arthroplasty compared with anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) for the treatment of one-level cervical degenerative disc disease (CDDD). A comprehensive literature search of multiple databases, including PubMed, ScienceDirect, Scopus, Embase, Cochrane ...
Michelotti Brett B From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, - - 2014
Most randomized trials have shown similar results with endoscopic carpal tunnel release (ECTR) and open carpal tunnel release (OCTR); however, there are studies suggesting less postoperative pain, faster improvement in grip and pinch strength, and earlier return to work with the endoscopic technique. The goal of this study was to ...
Suyama Kazuhiko K Department of Neurosurgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Decompressive hemicraniectomy (DHC) for malignant middle cerebral artery (MCA) infarction has been shown to reduce mortality and improve functional outcomes in young adults; however, there is currently debate regarding how routinely such surgery should be performed in the clinical setting, considering the very high rate of disability and functional dependence ...
Ramazzini-Castro R R Hospital ASEPEYO, Barcelona, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the clinical results of reinsertion of the distal biceps tendon with anterior bone anchors. A retrospective study was conducted on 79 patients who underwent reinsertion of the distal biceps tendon with anterior bone anchors. The mean age was 46 years (range, 32-64). Two anchors were used in 57% ...
Ratti F F Department of General Surgery, Ospedale San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milano, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
An accurate and noninvasive tool to predict Chemotherapy Associated Liver Injury (CALI) still lacks. Study aimed to evaluate chronic liver disease scores (Aspartate aminotransferase to Platelet Ratio Index, APRI and Fibrosis-4, FIB-4) as Postoperative Liver Failure (PLF) predictors in patients treated with Oxaliplatin for Colorectal Liver Metastases (CLM). 8 patients ...
Kaji Amy H AH Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor-University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, California; The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Torrance, California; The David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, - - 2014
The estimated survival rate of 8% to 10% after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) remains dismal. Few studies have addressed predictors of functional neurologic outcome after successful resuscitation. The objective of the study was to identify variables associated with favorable neurologic outcomes, defined by a Glasgow Coma Scale of 14 or ...
Blaivas Jerry G JG Department of Urology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center , Brooklyn, New York , - - 2014
Abstract Objective.The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between voided volume (VV) and urge to void among patients with lower urinary tract symptoms. Material and methods. Consecutive adult patients (aged 23-90 years) were enrolled, and completed a 24 h bladder diary and the Urgency Perception Scale (UPS). ...
Hong Peiwei P 1Department of Obstetrics & Gynecologic and Pediatric, West China Developmental & Stem Cell Institute, Key Laboratory of Obstetric & Gynecologic and Pediatric Diseases and Birth Defects, Ministry of Education, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, - - 2014
ABSTRACT Objectives: The present study performed a meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy and safety of interspinous process distraction device (IPD) compared with open decompression surgery (ODS) in treating lumbar spinal stenosis. Methods: Literatures were searched in the databases including Cochrane Library, Pubmed, OvidSP, Sciencedirect, Web of Science, and Springerlin. Published ...
Mouterde Gaël G From the Rheumatology Department, Lapeyronie Hospital, Montpellier 1 University, UMR 5535, Montpellier; Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital of Tours; and UMR CNRS 7292, François Rabelais University, Tours; Rheumatology Department, Roger Salengro Hospital, Lille 2 University, Lille; and Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, IURC, Montpellier and Nîmes, France. Supported by an unrestricted grant from Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD) for the first 5 years. Two additional grants from INSERM were obtained to support part of the biological database. The French Society for Rheumatology, Abbott, Amgen, and Wyeth-Pfizer also supported the ESPOIR cohort study. G. Mouterde, MD, Rheumatologist; C. Lukas, MD, PhD, Rheumatologist; Rheumatology Department, Lapeyronie Hospital, Montpellier 1 University; R.M. Flipo, MD, PhD, Rheumatologist, Rheumatology Department, Roger Salengro Hospital, Lille 2 University; P. Goupille, Rheumatologist, MD, PhD; Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital of Tours; UMR CNRS 7292, François Rabelais University; N. Rincheval, MS2Biostatistics, Biostatistician; J.P. Daurès, MD, PhD, Biostatistician, Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, IURC; B. Combe, MD, PhD, Rheumatologist, Rheumatology Department, Lapeyronie Hospital, Montpellier 1 University, UMR 5535. Address correspondence to Prof. B. Combe, Rheumatology Department, Lapeyronie Hospital, 371 avenue doyen Giraud, 34295 Montpellier, France. E-mail: b-combe@chu-montpellier.fr. Accepted for publication April 10, - - 2014
To compare the initial clinical, biological, and radiographic findings of early arthritis by positivity for rheumatoid factor (RF) and/or anticyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (anti-CCP), and to validate a patient profile based on this serologic information. The ESPOIR cohort comprises patients presenting synovitis of at least 2 joints for 6 weeks ...
Shen Yaxing Y Division of Thoracic Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, - - 2014
The prone position (PP) and decubitus position (DP) have both been used for thoracoscopic esophagectomy. However, which of these positions is ergonomically better for the operating surgeon is unknown. In this randomized controlled trial (NCT01144325), we aimed to assess the surgeon's physical and mental stress in operating on patients in the ...
Van Leeuwen Mpc M Department of Periodontology, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Clinic for Dentistry, Bussum, The - - 2014
To evaluate the effectiveness of 0.07% cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) mouth rinse for reduction of gingival inflammation and inhibition of plaque compared to a vehicle control (VC) mouth rinse over a 6-month period. Participants (n = 62) used their randomly assigned product as adjunct to toothbrushing. Bleeding, plaque and staining scores were assessed ...
Kanda Mitsuro M Mitsuro Kanda, Tsutomu Fujii, Hideki Takami, Masaya Suenaga, Yoshikuni Inokawa, Suguru Yamada, Daisuke Kobayashi, Chie Tanaka, Hiroyuki Sugimoto, Masahiko Koike, Shuji Nomoto, Michitaka Fujiwara, Yasuhiro Kodera, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery (Surgery II), Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466-8550, - - 2014
To identify sensitive predictors of clinically relevant postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) at the acute phase after pancreatectomy. This study included 153 patients diagnosed as having POPFs at postoperative day (POD) 3 after either open pancreatoduodenectomy or distal pancreatectomy between January 2008 and March 2013. The POPFs were categorized into three ...
Westermann Robert W RW University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, - - 2014
Meniscal repair is commonly performed concurrently with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) in the acutely injured knee. No large-scale, prospective multicenter studies have evaluated the long-term success and patient-oriented outcomes after combined ACLR and meniscal repair. To define the operative success and patient-oriented outcome scores 6 years after combined meniscal ...
Fathi Marzieh M Rasoul Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Niyayesh St, Sattarkhan Ave, Tehran, - - 2014
We compared the efficacy and safety of ultrasound-guided haematoma block with that of procedural sedation and analgesia in patients with acute distal radial fracture reduction pain control. This was a randomised clinical trial on adult patients conducted in two teaching hospitals. Patients received intravenous midazolam plus fentanyl in the procedural ...
Ra Jong Yun JY Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Medicine, Dankook University, 119 Dandae-ro, Dongnam-gu, Cheonan-si, Chungnam, 330-714, Republic of - - 2014
Chin tuck has been has been widely used to prevent aspiration in the patients with dysphagia. This study was performed to investigate the effectiveness and the degree of optimal neck flexion of chin tuck. Ninety-seven patients who showed aspiration in the videofluoroscopic swallow study (VFSS). Participants were grouped into the ...
Schmidt Robert R The Texas Hip and Knee Center Foundation, 750 Eighth Avenue, Suite 400, Fort Worth, TX, 76104, USA, - - 2014
The ADVANCE® Medial Pivot Knee System was designed with a highly congruent medial compartment and a less conforming lateral compartment to more closely mimic the kinematics of the normal knee. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the midterm clinical and radiographic outcomes of this total knee arthroplasty (TKA) ...
Li Zhiyang Z Department of Orthopedics, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, 154 Anshan Road, Heping District, Tianjin, 300052, - - 2014
The aim of this research was to evaluate the long-term results of extensive laminectomy for the treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy due to multilevel cervical stenosis (MCS) with ligamentum flavum hypertrophy (LFH). From January 2000 to December 2002, a total of 91 patients who underwent extensive laminectomy for MCS with ...
Partridge Judith S L JS Division of Health and Social Care Research, King's College London, London, UK; Department of Ageing and Health, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
The objectives of this observational cohort study were to investigate the prevalence of undiagnosed cognitive impairment in older patients presenting for vascular surgery, to examine its association with adverse postoperative outcomes, and to test the feasibility of a preoperative cognitive assessment tool. Patients aged 60 years or older were recruited by ...
Teissier Philippe P Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Carémeau Teaching Hospital Center, Nîmes, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) is a recent concept that enables good functional outcomes in cases of massive rotator cuff tear and cuff tear arthropathy. Design parameters influence the functional results and complications. The purpose of this study is to present the results of a novel RSA, the Total Evolutive ...
Gargia Diego - - 2014
The aim of the present study was to compare the potential for cartilage repair of fresh amniotic membrane (AM), cryopreserved AM and cryopreserved AM previously cultured with bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) in an in vivo sheep animal model. A full-thickness cartilage defect was surgically produced in 12 adult ...
Kirk Stephanie - - 2014
Pediatricians are interested in the amblyopia detection ability of photoscreeners, whereas ophthalmologists ponder their value as autorefractors. The 2WIN (Adaptica, Padova, Italy) is a new device capable of estimating refractive error and ocular alignment by infrared photoscreening. Sequential pediatric eye patients with a high (56% to 60%) prescreening prevalence of ...
Erşen Ali A Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Capa, Fatih, 34093, Istanbul, Turkey, - - 2014
Transfer of the latissimus dorsi tendon to the posterosuperior part of the rotator cuff is an option in active patients with massive rotator cuff tears to restore shoulder elevation and external rotation. However, it is unknown whether this treatment prevents progression of cuff tear arthropathy. The purpose of this study ...
Faruqi Salman S Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON, - - 2014
Radiographic changes after lung stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) have been categorized into 4 groups: modified conventional pattern (A), mass-like fibrosis; (B), scar-like fibrosis (C), and no evidence of increased density (D). The purpose of this study was to assess the interrater reliability of this categorization system in patients with ...
Kumar N N Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, - - 2014
We undertook a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to compare the analgesic efficacy of pre-operative stellate ganglion block on postoperative pain relief after upper limb orthopaedic surgery. Patients were administered a 3-ml injection during ultrasound-guided stellate ganglion block; 15 patients received lidocaine 2% and 15 patients received 0.9% saline. Following the ...
Yang Chengzhi C Department of Anesthesiology, The First Affiliated Hospital, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, - - 2014
Pre-emptive analgesia may relieve post-operative pain. However, its effects on immune function of patients undergoing thoracotomy are still unclear. Therefore, we investigated effects of pre-emptive epidural analgesia on post-operative pain and immune function in patients undergoing thoracotomy. Ninety patients undergoing thoracotomy were randomized equally into three groups. Group A (control) ...
Yoshida Naoya N Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1 Honjo, Chuoku, Kumamoto, 860-8556, - - 2014
Postoperative morbidity remains common after esophagectomy. There are currently few tools that can be used to estimate the incidence of complications. This study aimed to create a novel scoring system for predicting postoperative morbidity. A total of 365 patients who underwent elective esophagectomy with two- or three-field lymphadenectomy for esophageal ...
Chen Xiaoyong - - 2014
BackgroundThe purpose of our study was to determine whether postoperative sagittal component alignments of primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) using the conventional and navigated technique differed significantly. Additionally, we determined whether the use of navigation systems resulted in hyperextension of the femoral components in Chinese patients.MethodsThis retrospective study reviewed 36 ...
Tsukube Takuro T Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Kobe Hospital and Hyogo Emergency Medical Center, Kobe, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
The management of acute type A aortic dissection complicated by coma remains controversial. We previously reported an excellent rate of recovery of consciousness provided aortic repair was performed within 5 hours of the onset of symptoms. This study evaluates the early and long-term outcomes using this approach. Between August 2003 ...
Kastler Adrian A Neuroradiology and MRI Unit, (A.K.), Grenoble University Hospital, Grenoble, France; I4S Laboratory, EA 4268, IFR 133, Franche Comté University. Electronic address: - - 2014
To assess feasibility, safety, and efficacy of microwave ablation of spinal metastatic bone tumors. Retrospective study of 17 patients with 20 spinal metastatic tumors treated with microwave ablation under computed tomographic guidance between March 2011 and August 2013 was performed. Ablations were performed under local anesthesia and nitrous oxide ventilation. ...
Jensen E W EW Department ESAII, Centre for Biomedical Engineering Research, UPC BarcelonaTech, Barcelona, - - 2014
The objective of the present study was to validate the qCON index of hypnotic effect and the qNOX index of nociception. Both indices are derived from the frontal electroencephalogram (EEG) and implemented in the qCON 2000 monitor (Quantium Medical, Barcelona, Spain). The study was approved by the local ethics committee, ...
Ogawa Tomohiro T Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hyogo College of Medicine, Hyogo, - - 2014
In patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), colonoscopy is an essential procedure for evaluating mucosal damage, and treatment outcomes. A new flexible ultrathin colonoscope (PCF-PQ260) has been developed to pass through tortuous and narrow lesions of the colon readily and cause minimum patient discomfort. The objective of this study was to ...
Gressot Loyola V LV Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, - - 2014
Object Prediction of outcome from initial presentation after a gunshot wound to the head (GSWH) is essential to further clinical decision making. The authors' goals are to report the survival and functional outcomes of these patients, to identify prognostic factors, and to propose a scoring system that can predict their ...
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