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Yukaya Takafumi T Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, 812-8582, Fukuoka, Japan, - - 2014
To date, no large-scale study has been undertaken to understand the clinical features of non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia (NOMI) after surgery. We thus performed a multicenter investigation to clarify the clinical outcomes and prognostic factors of NOMI. Clinical databases from 22 Japanese facilities were reviewed for evaluation of patients who received ...
Moultrie Fiona F From the Division of Clinical Neurosciences, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences (F.M., C.B.J., J.M.H., R.J.S., C.P.W., R.A.-S.S.), and Centre for Population Health Sciences (M.A.H., G.D.M.), University of Edinburgh; the Division of Applied Health Sciences (C.E.C.), University of Aberdeen; and the Institute of Neurological Sciences (J.J.B., V.P.), Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, - - 2014
There have been few comparative studies of microsurgical excision vs conservative management of cerebral cavernous malformations (CCM) and none of them has reliably demonstrated a statistically and clinically significant difference.METHODS: We conducted a prospective, population-based study to identify and independently validate definite CCM diagnoses first made in 1999-2003 in Scottish ...
Bellini L L Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, Clinical Section, University of Padua, Viale dell'Università 16, Agripolis, Legnaro, Padua 35020, - - 2014
The effects of two sedation protocols combining midazolam with ketamine (ketamine group) or dexmedetomidine (dexmedetomidine group) were studied in dwarf companion rabbits undergoing abdominal ultrasound scan. The onset of sedation was faster in the ketamine group; a few rabbits in the dexmedetomidine group required additional doses to lose the righting ...
Stutz Chris C Charles E. Seay, Jr. Hand Center, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, - - 2014
To report long-term outcomes (> 10 y) after radial polydactyly reconstruction. We evaluated 43 surgically reconstructed thumbs in 41 patients with radial polydactyly whom we had observed for more than 10 years. The study group included 12 Flatt type II, 8 type III, 17 type IV, and 6 type V. ...
Black Eric M EM Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Summit Medical Group, Berkeley Heights, NJ, - - 2014
This study examined outcomes and complications in young patients undergoing revision reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) for failed prior total shoulder arthroplasty or hemiarthroplasty and compared them with those of an age-matched cohort undergoing primary RTSA. RTSA as a revision for failed shoulder arthroplasty was performed on 36 patients younger than 65 ...
Oh Chang Hyun CH Department of Neurosurgery, Guro Teun Teun Hospital, Seoul, - - 2014
Clinical outcomes and radiologic results after cervical arthroplasty have been reported in many articles, yet relatively few studies after cervical arthroplasty have been conducted in severe degenerative cervical disc disease. Sixty patients who underwent cervical arthroplasty (Mobi-C®) between April 2006 and November 2011 with a minimum follow-up of 18 months ...
Han Seung Hwan SH Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
The goal of this study was to identify baseline prognostic factors of outcome in ankle osteoarthritis patients after intra-articular hyaluronic acid injection. Patients with ankle osteoarthritis who received hyaluronic acid injection therapy were retrospectively reviewed. Each patient received weekly intra-articular hyaluronic acid injections (2 mL) for 3 weeks. Six predictors ...
Choi Il I Department of Neurosurgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
To evaluate whether intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring (IONM) with combined muscle motor evoked potentials (mMEPs) and somatosensory evoked potentials is useful for more aggressive and safe resection in intramedullary spinal cord tumour (IMSCT) surgery. We reviewed data from consecutive patients who underwent surgery for IMSCT between 1998 and April 2012. The ...
Parratte Sébastien S Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Institute for Locomotion, Aix-Marseille University, 270 Boulevard Sainte Marguerite, BP 29, 13274, Marseille, France, - - 2014
Patellofemoral arthroplasty (PFA) can be considered in patients with patellofemoral disease. However, the use of partial arthroplasty often causes concern among clinicians and patients that revision to total knee arthroplasty (TKA) will be needed and, if so, whether this revision will be straightforward or more complicated. We set out to ...
Dossett H G HG Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System, P.O. Box 27410, Scottsdale, Arizona, 85255, - - 2014
We have previously reported the short-term radiological results of a randomised controlled trial comparing kinematically aligned total knee replacement (TKR) and mechanically aligned TKR, along with early pain and function scores. In this study we report the two-year clinical results from this trial. A total of 88 patients (88 knees) ...
Matharu G S GS The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2AP, - - 2014
The Oxford hip and knee scores (OHS and OKS) are validated patient-reported outcome measures used in patients undergoing total hip replacement (THR), hip resurfacing (HR), total knee replacement (TKR) and unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR). We analysed the absolute OHS and OKS and change in scores following THR, HR, TKR, and ...
Borde Deepak D Department of Cardiac Anaesthesia, P. D. Hinduja National Hospital, Lilavati Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Mumbai, - - 2014
Aims and Objectives: Postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is the most common arrhythmia after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery. The identification of patients at risk for POAF would be helpful to guide prophylactic therapy. Presently, there is no simple preoperative scoring system available to predict patients at higher risk of ...
Nagy Mathias Thomas MT Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle Unit, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals, Liverpool, UK - - 2014
Ceramic first metatarsophalangeal (MP) joint replacement has been reported for treatment of hallux rigidus, but there are no published mid- or long-term studies available. We present our midterm results using a second-generation ceramic first MP joint implant. A retrospective review of clinical data and radiographs was performed for 31 feet ...
Basta Marten N MN Philadelphia, Pa. From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; and the Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, The Children's Hospital of - - 2014
Secondary cleft nasal deformity is a combination of the inherent cleft defects and the effects of operations to address the primary nasal deformity. The authors revisited a modified V-Y chondromucosal flap to restore symmetric nostril shape and balanced tip projection. A retrospective case-control study of the senior author's (J.A.T.) experience ...
Skoff Hillel H Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. - - 2014
Rheumatoid wrist arthritis is common and affects about 1.5 million people in the United States. For advanced disease, arthrodesis and implant arthroplasty have been recommended as treatment options. In 1970, palmar shelf arthroplasty was introduced, and initial results were encouraging but not reproducible. In 1990, Dr. Skoff modified the original ...
Riaz Umbreen U Department of General Surgery, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), - - 2014
Objective: To determine the validity of early (one hour postoperatively) parathyroid hormone (PTH) assay (² 10 pg/ml), keeping gold standard as the serum ionic calcium level, for predicting sub-total thyroidectomy-related hypocalcaemia and to calculate the sensitivity and specificity of latent signs of tetany. Study Design: Cross-sectional validation study. Place and ...
Blanc R R Interventional Neuroradiology, Fondation Rothschild, Paris, - - 2014
We report our single center experience of endovascular treatment of stroke by a technique of direct aspiration with large bore catheter. From September 2013 to March 2014 we included prospectively on intent to treat 80 patients presenting with large vessels occlusion in the settings of acute ischemic stroke. The ADAPT ...
Teleb M M Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, - - 2014
The original capillary index score publication only included patients that had full digital subtraction angiograms (DSA) before stroke intervention. This CIS was a single center publication with no external validation. Many centers do not perform a full DSA to assess all collaterals before intervention. A modified capillary index score (mCIS) ...
Matias Caio M CM Center for Neurological Restoration, Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute, Cleveland, OH, - - 2014
Although the long-term outcomes for spinal cord stimulation (SCS) have been reported, long-term outcomes of patients who underwent revisions of the SCS with paddle leads are lacking. To report the long-term outcomes of 39 patients that had percutaneous SCS revised with a new paddle lead. Baseline and follow-up mail-in questionnaires ...
Riddle Daniel L DL Departments of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, - - 2014
Objective: We used a modified version of validated appropriateness criteria to determine the prevalence rates of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) surgeries that were classified as appropriate, inconclusive or inappropriate. Based on prior evidence, we hypothesized that the prevalence of TKA surgeries classified as inappropriate would approximate 20%. Methods: The appropriateness ...
Peterson Cynthia K CK Department of Radiology, Orthopaedic University Hospital Balgrist, University of Zürich, Switzerland. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare outcomes after imaging-guided transforaminal lumbar nerve root blocks in MRI confirmed symptomatic disc herniation patients with and without Modic changes (MC). Consecutive adult patients with MRI confirmed symptomatic lumbar disc herniations and an imaging-guided lumbar nerve root block injection who returned an outcomes questionnaire are included. Numerical rating ...
Napiontek Marek M Ortop Poliklinika, Poznan, Poland, - - 2014
The purpose of the paper was to present the results of surgical treatment of foot deformities in peripheral neuropathies using bone procedures: both joint preserving and with joint arthrodesis. The study included 26 patients, 14 males and 12 females (43 feet). The age of the patients at surgery ranged from 5 ...
Lakstein Dror D Orthopaedic Department, E. Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, - - 2014
This study presents the selective use of partial patellar lateral facetectomy for maltracking during primary TKA, as an alternative to lateral release. Twenty three partial facetectomies were performed out of 191 TKAs (12%). Balanced tracking was achieved in 22 knees. At follow-up 2 patients had persistent anterior knee pain. Mean ...
van Groningen B B Orthopaedic Center Máxima, Máxima Medical Centre, Eindhoven, The - - 2014
Preoperative planning in total knee arthroplasty with intramedullary guiding systems requires the measurement of the femoral mechanical-anatomical angle (FMAA) for optimal alignment correction. The main goal of this study was to assess the agreement between two digital FMAA measurements and the analog FMAA measurement. Overall 41 anteroposterior weight-bearing hip-to-ankle radiographs ...
Kim Sang Jun SJ Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Samsung Medical Center, Gangnam-Gu, Irwonro, 50th, Seoul, 135-710, Republic of - - 2014
To validate the usefulness of subacromial bursa lidocaine for determination of the therapeutic steroid injection site in patients with adhesive capsulitis METHODS: Ninety-two patients with adhesive capsulitis were randomly divided into the LC (lidocaine test) group (n = 46), in which LC injection was performed at the subacromial bursa prior to therapeutic ...
de Torres Juan P JP Pulmonary Department, Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, - - 2014
The Global Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) 2011 revision recommends the multidimensional assessment of COPD including comorbidities and has developed a disease categories system (ABCD) attempting to implement this strategy. The added value provided by quantifying comorbidities and integrating them to multidimensional indices has not been explored. Compare the prognostic value ...
Lunacek Andreas A Department of Urology, Hanusch Krankenhaus, Vienna, - - 2014
To assess the most effective local analgesia during transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy. A total of 123 consecutive patients undergoing transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy for elevated prostate-specific antigen levels and/or a suspicious digital rectal examination were randomized to three groups. Patients received a 60-mg lidocaine suppository (group 1, n = 41), a periprostatic ...
Madelaine Anya A Service de chirurgie orthopédique, centre Albert Trillat, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Hôpital de la Croix-rousse, Hospices civils de Lyon, 103 grande rue de la Croix-rousse, 69004, Lyon, France, - - 2014
Long-term survival in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) depends on multiple factors, including restoration of mechanical alignment and obtaining optimal ligament balance. The aim of this study was to document the results of single-stage TKA combined with high tibial osteotomy for managing femorotibial arthrosis with significant frontal-plane deformity. Patients with osteoarthritis ...
Fibla Juan J JJ Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hospital Universitari del Sagrat Cor (HUSC), Barcelona, Spain - - 2014
Paravertebral block (PVB) with infusion of local anaesthetic (LA) through a paravertebral catheter is an effective alternative to epidural analgesia in the management of post-thoracotomy pain. PVB can be done in two ways: either through administration of a bolus dose of the LA or continuous infusion via an infusion pump; ...
Peersman Geert G Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerp, Campus Stuivenberg, Antwerp, Belgium, - - 2014
Two design concepts are currently used for unicondylar knee arthroplasty (UKA) prostheses: fixed bearing (FB) and mobile bearing (MB). While MB prostheses have theoretical advantages over their FB counterparts, it is not clear whether they are associated with better outcomes. A systematic review was conducted to examine survivorship differences and ...
Ebrahimzadeh Mohammad Hosein MH Orthopaedic and Trauma Research Center, Ghaem Hospital Medical School, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, 99199-91766, Mashhad, - - 2014
The purpose of the present research was to translate the original English version of International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) Subjective Short Form to Persian and to assess validity and reliability of it in Iranian patients with ACL injury. The Persian version of the IKDC Subjective Short Form was administered to ...
Cadossi Matteo M Department I of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy; Bologna University, Bologna, - - 2014
The purpose of this observational prospective cohort study was to evaluate the serum concentrations of cobalt (Co), chromium (Cr), and nickel (Ni) at a 2-year follow-up in patients operated on with a novel design of hip resurfacing: Romax resurfacing system (RRS). RRS is characterized by the presence of an acetabular ...
Xu Gh G 1Department of Anesthesiology, First Affiliated Hospital, Anhui Medical University, 218 Jixi Road, Hefei, Anhui 230022, China 2Department of Neurology, First Affiliated Hospital, Anhui Medical University, 218 Jixi Road, Hefei, Anhui 230022, China 3Key Laboratory of Dermatology, Anhui Medical University, Ministry of Education, 218 Jixi Road, Hefei, Anhui 230022, - - 2014
Previous reports have suggested that polymorphism of the opioid receptor A118G affects the efficacy of opioid analgesia. The aim of this study was to investigate whether such polymorphism contributed to variability in epidural mixture (sufentanil plus ropivacaine) requirements via patient-controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA) after cesarean section. 180 consenting women undergoing ...
Shin Tae Young TY Department of Urology, Chuncheon Sacred Hospital, Hallym University College of Medecine, Chuncheon, - - 2014
To reduce morbidities and scarring associated with surgical interventions, laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) surgery has been introduced and is increasingly being adopted by urologists worldwide. In the present study, we compared long term functional outcomes and pain scale of patients who underwent LESS-RPN to those who underwent conventional RPN (C-RPN). A ...
Nilsson Ida I Departments of *Neurosurgery †Nursing §Clinical Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Umeå University ‡Umeå Functional Brain Imaging (UFBI), Umeå ∥School of Health and Medical Sciences, Örebro University, Örebro, - - 2014
Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is a multifactorial problem after general anesthesia. Despite antiemetic prophylaxis and improved anesthetic techniques, PONV still occurs frequently after craniotomies. P6 stimulation is described as an alternative method for preventing PONV. The primary aim of this study was to determine whether P6 acupressure with Sea-Band ...
Cassetta Michele M Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, - - 2014
Objectives: To evaluate the use of 3-T MRI in the prognosis of inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) sensory disorders after mandibular third molar extraction, in the early post-operative period. Methods: 343 IANs were examined before and 3 days after surgery. Two radiologists evaluated the course of the nerve and the relative ...
Xu Xiangyang X Department of Orthopaedics, Shanghai Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China - - 2014
The purpose of the study was to retrospectively compare the therapeutic effect between semitendinosus autograft and tendon allograft for lateral ankle ligaments reconstruction. From September 2006 to June 2011, 68 patients (41 males, 27 females) with chronic ankle instability underwent anatomical reconstruction of the lateral ligaments using semitendinosus autograft (autograft ...
Jang Jae-Won JW Department of Neurosurgery, Chonnam National University Medical School & Research Institute of Medical Sciences, 671, Jebongno, Dong-gu, Gwangju 501-757, Republic of - - 2014
Subsidence after anterior cervical reconstruction using a titanium mesh cage (TMC) has been a matter of debate. The authors investigated and analyzed subsidence and its effect on clinical and radiologic parameters after cervical reconstruction using a TMC for degenerative cervical disease. Thirty consecutive patients with degenerative cervical spine disorders underwent ...
Nakajima Kenichi K Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kanazawa University Hospital, 13-1 Takara-machi, Kanazawa, 920-8641, Japan, - - 2014
The heart-to-mediastinum ratio (HMR) of (123)I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) showed variations among institutions and needs to be standardized among various scinticamera-collimator combinations. A total of 225 phantom experiments were performed in 84 institutions to calculate cross-calibration coefficients of HMR. Based on phantom studies, a conversion coefficient for each camera-collimator system was created, ...
Lefrancois Magalie M From the Departments of Digestive and General Surgery, Hospital Saint-Antoine AP-HP, University Paris VI (Pierre and Marie Curie), Paris, - - 2014
Establish a protocol of management of acute appendicitis (AA) in ambulatory surgery (AmbSurg) on the basis of preoperative criteria. Ambulatory laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) for AA has not been yet reported. All patients who underwent LA between 2010 and 2012 were reviewed. A multivariate analysis was performed to create a predictive ...
Tammaro Leonardo L Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pre-endoscopic triage of patients who require an early upper endoscopy can improve management of patients with non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding. To validate a new simplified clinical score (T-score) to assess the need of an early upper endoscopy in non variceal bleeding patients. Secondary outcomes were re-bleeding rate, 30-day bleeding-related mortality. ...
Kiran Amit A NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, - - 2014
The OHS/OKS are PROMs for assessing symptomatic pain and function following TJA. However, actual change in pre-operative/post-operative scores cannot distinguish patients of varying baseline symptom severity. The percentage of potential change (PoPC) is a simple method that accounts for this, expressing the actual change attained, as a percentage of the ...
Han Ji-Yeon JY Department of Urology, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, - - 2014
The cure rate of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) appeared to decrease overtime, with an associated increased in the stress urinary incontinence (SUI) recurrence rate. We evaluated the long-term durability and functional outcomes of TVT and identified the risk factors that may affect recurrence. Eighty-eight patients, who were cured of SUI ...
Kim Eun Sun ES Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Digestive Disease and Nutrition, Korea University College of Medicine , Seoul , Republic of - - 2014
Abstract Objectives. The superiority of conventional polyethylene glycol (PEG) solution over sodium picosulfate with magnesium citrate (SPMC) for bowel preparation remains controversial. Therefore, this study compared the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of different regimens of SPMC and PEG solution in Koreans, who consume a traditional high-fiber diet. Materials and methods. ...
Ulivi Michele M Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi IRCCS, Via R Galeazzi 4, 20161, Milan, - - 2014
To evaluate prospectively the long-term clinical and radiographic results and survivorship of a rotating-platform, posterior-stabilised knee prosthesis at minimum 10 years (mean 11.5 ± 1.41 years), and to test the hypothesis that this design would have a mechanical survivorship greater than 95 %. Between 2000 and 2002, 160 consecutive patients (166 knees) underwent total knee ...
Lee Dhong Won DW Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Seoul Paik Hospital, Inje University, Seoul, - - 2014
Numerous posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction techniques have evolved and have revealed satisfactory outcomes; however, the optimal operative method for PCL reconstruction remains controversial. Transtibial PCL reconstruction with a remnant preservation technique would result in successful clinical, radiological, functional, and morphological outcomes. In addition, it was hypothesized that the results ...
Hofmann Kurt J KJ Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Box 306, Boston, MA 02111. E-mail address: - - 2014
Complete proximal hamstring avulsions are an uncommon injury. The purpose of this study was to determine the functional and subjective outcomes following nonsurgical management of complete proximal hamstring avulsions.METHODS: We retrospectively identified nineteen patients (mean age, fifty-nine years; range, forty-four to seventy-three years) at one institution who presented with complete ...
Marques Carlos J CJ Research Center of the Orthopedic and Joint Replacement Department, Schoen Klinik Hamburg Eilbek, Dehnhaide 120, 22081, Hamburg, Germany, - - 2014
The theoretical advantages of mobile-bearing (MB) designs over the conventional fixed bearings (FBs) for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) have not been proved yet through clinical studies. The aim of the study was to test whether the MB design has advantages in terms of better clinical outcomes when compared to FB. ...
Nason Gj G Department of Urology, University Hospital Limerick, Ireland. - - 2014
To assess the emerging use of Twitter by urological journals. A search of the Journal of Citation Reports 2012 was performed to identify urological journals. These journals were then searched on Twitter.com . Each journal website was accessed for links to SoMe. The number of tweets, followers and age of ...
Thaler David E DE From the Department of Neurology (D.E.T., D.M.K.) and the Predictive Analytics and Comparative Effectiveness Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (R.R., J.S.L., J.G., D.M.K.), Tufts Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; the University of Duisburg-Essen (C.W.), Germany; Hôpital Sainte-Anne (J.L.-M.), Paris-Descartes University, France; the Department of Neurology (J.S.), Hospital Universitari Doctor Josep Trueta Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Girona, Spain; the Department of Public Health and Primary Care (E.D.A.), Cambridge University, UK; the Department of Cardiology (F.P.), Sapienza University of Rome, Italy; the Departments of Cardiology (S.H.) and Neurology and Epidemiology (M.S.V.E.) and the Division of Cardiology (M.R.D.T.), Columbia University, New York; Inselspital (H.P.M., M.-L.M.), University of Bern; the Division of Neurology (K.N.), Triemli Municipal Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland; the University of Toronto (C.J.), Canada; and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (P.M.), Switzerland. - - 2014
To examine predictors of stroke recurrence in patients with a high vs a low likelihood of having an incidental patent foramen ovale (PFO) as defined by the Risk of Paradoxical Embolism (RoPE) score.METHODS: Patients in the RoPE database with cryptogenic stroke (CS) and PFO were classified as having a probable ...
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