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Cross Michael B MB Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois; Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New - - 2014
Forty-nine patients revised from UKA to TKA and 43 from HTO to TKA were matched to 43 aseptic, both component revision TKAs (rTKA) and 97 primary TKAs. At a mean of 4.8 years, the KSS and function scores in the UKA to TKA, HTO to TKA and primary TKA cohorts ...
Gililland Jeremy M JM University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Salt Lake City, - - 2014
Modular revision systems have become standard in revision TKAs. However, the type of stem fixation remains controversial. The purpose of this study is to compare the incidence of failure between cemented and diaphyseal engaging cementless stems in aseptic revision TKAs. We performed a multicenter retrospective review of 82 revision TKAs ...
Burnett R Stephen J RS Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Vancouver Island Health-South Island, Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, BC, Canada; RebalanceMD, Victoria, BC, - - 2014
A retrospective review of 467 Oxford UKAs was performed in 387 patients. Thirty-eight knees (8.1%) were revised to TKA at a mean of 49months, most commonly for lateral compartment OA (47%). The 5-year cumulative survival using revision to TKA was 98.5%. Revisions required short stems in 26% and augments in ...
Choi Sungwook S Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Jeju National University Hospital, Jeju, South - - 2014
This study was conducted to evaluate clinical outcomes, maintenance of repair integrity, and retear rate after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair by a suture bridge technique among patients with medium, large, and massive rotator cuff tears. We evaluated 147 patients who had undergone arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Clinical and functional evaluations ...
Jeon Sang-Beom SB Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, - - 2014
To determine the association between exposure to hyperoxia and the risk of delayed cerebral ischaemia (DCI) after subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH). We analysed data from a single centre, prospective, observational cohort database. Patient inclusion criteria were age ≥18 years, aneurysmal SAH, endotracheal intubation with mechanical ventilation, and arterial partial pressure of oxygen ...
García Marín Andrés A Servicio de Cirugía de Urgencias, Hospital Universitario San Juan, Alicante, España; Departamento de Patología y Cirugía, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
Fournier's gangrene (FG) is the necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum and genital area and presents a high mortality rate. The aim was to assess prognostic factors for mortality, create a new mortality predictive scale and compare it with previously published scales in patients diagnosed with FG in our Emergency Department. ...
Steadman J Richard JR Center for Outcomes-Based Orthopaedic Research (COOR), Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Vail, - - 2014
Articular cartilage defects of the knee have been shown to cause pain, swelling, decreased function, and suboptimal athletic performance. Treatment of elite-level athletes presenting with full-thickness chondral defects of the knee continues to be a challenge for orthopedic surgeons. The purpose of this study was to document outcomes in elite ...
Mikoya Tadashi - - 2014
Objective :  To compare dental arch relationship outcomes following one- and two-stage palatal repair. Design :  Nonrandomized, clinical trial with concurrent control. Setting :  Hokkaido University Hospital. Patients :  Sixty-eight consecutively treated Japanese patients with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate. Interventions :  Thirty-one of the 68 patients underwent two-stage ...
Hvaring Christina L - - 2014
The aims of this study were to (1) investigate to what extent the generic and condition specific (CS) forms of the oral impact of daily performance (OIDP) inventory discriminate between a group of patients with hypodontia and a group of patients having malocclusion, (2) assess the association of the generic ...
Xu Feng F Department of Neurology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology , Wuhan , P. R. - - 2014
Introduction. The objective of this study was to clarify whether pneumocephalus occurred and affected the outcome following minimally invasive hematoma aspiration and thrombolysis for intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). Materials and methods. A prospective case note review on all ICH patients treated with the micro-invasive procedure presenting to our division from 2006 ...
Schimmel J J P JJ Sint Maartenskliniek, P.O. Box 9011, 6500 GM Nijmegen, The Netherlands. E-mail address for J.J.P. Schimmel: - - 2014
An important factor in the functional results after total knee arthroplasty is the achieved maximal flexion. The main purpose of this study was to compare the maximal knee flexion one year after surgery in patients who received either the bicruciate substituting knee system or the conventional posterior stabilized system. In ...
Jenkins Derek D Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, Black Hall, 11th Floor, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10075-1851. E-mail address for D. Jenkins: - - 2014
Patellar mobilization technique during total knee arthroplasty has been debated, with some suggesting that lateral retraction, rather than eversion, of the patella may be beneficial. We hypothesized that patients with knees surgically exposed using patellar lateral retraction would have comparable outcomes with patients with knees surgically exposed using patellar eversion. ...
Pallua N N Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Burn Center, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
Autologous lipofilling has become a standard procedure for many indications in plastic surgery. Single-case studies have reported improvements in scars, especially in burn patients, after autologous lipofilling. Despite its widespread use, little is known about the mechanisms responsible for this improvement. It is hypothesized that the mesenchymal stem cells and ...
Parisot Juliette J Public Health Department, Henri Mondor Teaching Hospital, Créteil, France; Laboratoire d'Investigation Clinique, EA 4393, Université Paris Est Créteil, Créteil, - - 2014
Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects quality of life in patients treated by radical prostatectomy (RP). The Erection Hardness Score (EHS) is a single-item scale that has demonstrated good psychometric properties for assessing erectile function (EF) in patients treated by sildenafil, but its applicability to other treatment contexts has not yet been ...
Kołtowski Lukasz L 1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland. - - 2014
Local bleedings related to vascular access site in percutaneous procedures are relatively common complications. However, no uniform definitions exist to classify them. The aim of this study was to compare minor bleedings related to transradial (TR) and transfemoral (TF) PCI approach in STEMI. Besides, a new classification of TF access ...
Mercado A M AM College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, - - 2014
1) To determine the concordance among surgeons on subjective assessments of nasolabial esthetics in children with repaired cleft lip; and 2) to evaluate longitudinal changes in nasolabial esthetics in relation to cleft lip revision surgery. School of Dentistry at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Children with repaired unilateral cleft ...
Lim Kyung Seob KS Korea Cardiovascular Stent Institute, Jangsung, Republic of Korea; Cardiovascular Convergence Research Center Nominated by Korea Ministry of Health and Welfare, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, Republic of Korea; Cardiovascular Research Center, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, Republic of - - 2014
Polymer-free drug-eluting stents (DES) may overcome the shortcomings of polymer-based DES. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of the polymer-free TiO2 film-coated stent with abciximab or alpha lipoic acid in a porcine coronary overstretch restenosis model. Pigs were randomized into four groups in which the coronary ...
Castellet Enric - - 2014
The purpose of the present study is to translate and validate the "Hip and Knee Outcomes Questionnaire", developed in English, into Spanish. The 'Hip and Knee Outcomes Questionnaire is a questionnaire planned to evaluate the impact in quality of life of any problem related to the human musculoskeletal system. 10 ...
Song In-Soo IS Department of Orthropaedic Surgery, Sun General Hospital, Daejeon, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate causes of unstable total knee arthroplasty and results of revision surgery. We retrospectively reviewed 24 knees that underwent a revision arthroplasty for unstable total knee arthroplasty. The average follow-up period was 33.8 months. We classified the instability and analyzed the treatment results ...
Okuda Shinya S Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Rosai Hospital; - - 2014
Object The management of isthmic spondylolisthesis remains controversial, especially with respect to reduction. There have been no reports regarding appropriate slip reduction. The purpose of this study was to investigate the following issues: 1) surgical outcomes of posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) with total facetectomy for low-dysplastic isthmic spondylolisthesis, including ...
Stathopoulos Ioannis P IP Third Orthopaedic Department, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Athens, General Hospital of Athens KAT, - - 2014
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of the unrevised part in one-component total hip arthroplasty revision (index operation). Forty-four patients (46 hips) with a mean age of 58years at the time of the index operation were included. At the final follow-up, 4 of the ...
Gamez Ryan R From the Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
We sought to determine whether the design of 3 different double-lumen endobronchial tubes (DLT) (Rusch, Mallinckrodt, Fuji) has an effect on the ease of placement over an airway exchange catheter (AEC) using a video laryngoscope. A convenience sample of 17 anesthesia residents and fellows with at least 3 years of ...
Shi Qiang Q Endoscopy Center, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, - - 2014
Background and study aims: Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is accepted as an established treatment modality for superficial esophageal carcinoma (SEC). The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for postoperative stricture after ESD for SEC. Patients and methods: This was a retrospective study at a single institution. A ...
He Baorong B Hong Hui Hospital, Xi'an Jiaotong University College of Medicine, Xi'an, 710054, China, E-mail: hebr888@sohu.com Hong Hui Hospital, Xi'an Jiaotong University College of Medicine, Xi'an, 710054, China. Hong Hui Hospital, Xi'an Jiaotong University College of Medicine, Xi'an, 710054, China. Hong Hui Hospital, Xi'an Jiaotong University College of Medicine, Xi'an, 710054, China. Hong Hui Hospital, Xi'an Jiaotong University College of Medicine, Xi'an, 710054, - - 2014
Study Design. A prospective study was performed.Objective. To test the hypothesis that different pedicle screw insertion positions would increase the likelihood of superior adjacent segment degeneration (ASD).Summary of Background Data. Lumbar fusion surgery is a widely accepted treatment for lumbar diseases, such as lumbar stenosis, trauma, tumor and spondylolisthesis. Fusion ...
Cross Michael B MB Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, - - 2014
The literature available on the results after noncemented total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) in inflammatory arthritis is limited. Ten patients (7 women, 3 men; 14 elbows total) who underwent custom, noncemented TEA from 1988 to 1995 were retrospectively reviewed. The average age was 28 years (range, 17-45 years). Four patients (4 elbows) had ...
Lee Young-Seok YS Department of Neurosurgery, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Study Design. Retrospective cohort study.Objective. To investigate and analyze the preoperative risk factors affecting subsidence after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) to reduce subsidence.Summary of Background Data. Subsidence following ACDF may be caused by various risk factors, although the related information is scarce.Methods. Seventy-eight patients who underwent single-level ACDF ...
Lewis Stephen J - - 2014
Study Design. Retrospective Analysis.Objective. To demonstrate the effectiveness of hook and rod constructs in safely and effectively closing thoracic osteotomiesSummary of Background Data. The outcomes of hook and rod instrumentation in osteotomies for the correction of kyphosis at the lumbar region of the spine has been described. Little literature exists ...
Vergnaud Estelle E Service d'Anesthésie Réanimation, Hôpital Universitaire Necker - Enfants Malades, Université Paris Descartes, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, - - 2014
Thoracic bioreactance is a noninvasive and continuous method of cardiac output (CO) measurement that is being developed in adult patients. Very little information is available on thoracic bioreactance use in children. The aim of the study was to evaluate the ability of a bioreactance device (NICOM(®) ; Cheetah Medical, Tel ...
Liu Chuanghong - - 2014
Objective: In this study, based on clinical presentation and angiographic findings, we try to investigate the possibility to do transarterial embolization using Onyx to treat tentorial dural arteriovenous fistula (TDAVF). Particular attention will be given to the relationship between vascular anatomic characteristics and the clinical management. Methods: We retrospectively reviewed ...
Holzner Philipp P Department of General and Visceral Surgery, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, - - 2014
Aim The aim of the article is to investigate a new anastomotic technique compared with standardized intestinal anastomotic procedures. Materials and Methods A total of 32 male Wistar rats were randomized to three groups. In the Experimental Group (n = 10), the new double 90 degrees inversely rotated anastomosis was used, in the End ...
Gözen Ali Serdar AS SLK Kliniken, urology, am gesundbrunnen 26, heilbronn, Germany, 74078, Germany ; - - 2014
Objectives: To compare postoperative pain levels, and postoperative morbidity between patients who underwent extraperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (EPLRP) concomitant hernia repair, and patients who underwent only EPLRP, by matched-pair analyses. Methods: From December 2003 to December 2012, 54 patients who underwent EPLRP with simultaneous hernia repair were consisted of Group ...
Meyerkort Daniel D School of Surgery, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, - - 2014
Both autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) and tibial tubercle transfer (TTT) have been used to treat chondral defects in the patellofemoral joint resulting in clinical improvement. Our study investigates the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) appearance of the matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI) graft at 5-year follow-up to determine if it provides ...
Choo Seol Ho SH Department of Urology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 81 Irwon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 135-710, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to compare perioperative outcomes of transperitoneal (TP) and retroperitoneal (RP) robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RPN) by matched analysis using nephrometry systems. A total of 107 patients who underwent RPN by a single surgeon from December 2008 to June 2012 were analyzed; 57 patients underwent TP ...
Philippon Marc J MJ Department of BioMedical Engineering, Steadman Philippon Research Institute, 181 West Meadow Drive Suite 1000, Vail, CO, 81657, USA, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to provide a comprehensive quantitative analysis of capsular thickness adjacent to the acetabular rim in clinically relevant locations. Dissections were performed and hip capsular measurements were recorded on 13 non-paired, fresh-frozen cadaveric hemi-pelvises using a coordinate measuring device. Measurements were taken for each clock-face ...
Kim Jae Kwang JK Department of Orthopedic Surgery School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea, - - 2014
Grip strength reflects functional status of the upper extremity and has been used in many of the clinical studies regarding upper extremity disease or fracture. However, the smallest difference in grip strength that a patient would notice as an improvement resulting from treatment (defined as the minimum clinically important difference ...
Ait-Oufella H H AP-HP, Hôpital Saint-Antoine, Service de Réanimation Médicale, 184 rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine, 75571, Paris Cedex 12, France, - - 2014
During septic shock management, the evaluation of microvascular perfusion by skin analysis is of interest. We aimed to study the skin capillary refill time (CRT) in a selected septic shock population. We conducted a prospective observational study in a tertiary teaching hospital. After a preliminary study to calculate CRT reproducibility, ...
Waddell Bradford S BS Department of Orthopedics, Orthopedic Specialists of Louisiana, Shreveport, - - 2014
An effusion at the onset of viscosupplementation has been thought to diminish the efficacy and increase adverse event rates. This study compares efficacy of hylan G-F 20 in patients with and without an effusion. Patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) received three weekly injections of hylan G-F 20. A total of ...
Jonas Sam C SC Great Western Hospital, Marlborough Road, Swindon SN3 6BB, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
A number of studies suggest that one advantage of a unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) is ease of revision to a total knee replacement (TKR). We aimed to perform a cost/benefit analysis of patients undergoing this procedure at our centre to evaluate its economic viability. From our own prospective joint replacement ...
Piersanti Luigi L PhD Student, Faculty of Medicine, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to compare the discomfort and surgical outcomes of a piezosurgery device with those of rotatory instruments in lower third molar extraction. A split-mouth, randomized, unblinded clinical study was designed; the 2 molars had to have the same extraction difficulty score. The test side was ...
Alayed Nada N Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, - - 2014
To examine the evidence of preemptive use of gabapentin in abdominal hysterectomy. We conducted an electronic based search using the following databases: PubMed, EMBASE, Ovid MEDLINE, ClinicalTrials.gov, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials. The following medical subject heading terms, keywords, and their combinations were used: "postoperative pain, hysterectomy, gynecologic ...
Shen Xiaolong X Department of Orthopedics, Shanghai Tenth People's Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, 301 Yanchang Road, Shanghai 200072, - - 2014
Minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MIS TLIF) has become an increasingly popular method of lumbar arthrodesis. However, there are few published studies comparing the clinical outcomes between unilateral and bilateral instrumented MIS TLIF. Sixty-five patients with degenerative lumbar spine disease were enrolled in this study. Thirty-one patients were randomized ...
Higuchi Masa-Aki MA Department of Neurology, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, - - 2014
Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS) is a valid therapeutic tool that ameliorates motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). However, apathy is one of the neuropsychiatric complications that may occur after STN-DBS surgery, and this may adversely influence the quality of life of patients despite significant motor improvement. ...
Galvin Rose - - 2014
The ABCD2 clinical prediction rule is a seven point summation of clinical factors independently predictive of stroke risk. The purpose of this cohort study is to validate the ABCD2 rule in a Bulgarian hospital up to three years after TIA. All consecutive admissions to an emergency department with symptoms of ...
Hug Konstantin K Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Campus Virchow, Charité-Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, - - 2014
The goal of this study was to evaluate the clinical and radiological results of the arthroscopic knotless-anchor Speed-Bridge technique, in particular the pattern and the rate of retears. The results were compared with a modified Suture-Bridge knot-tying technique (mDR). The hypothesis is that arthroscopic knotless-anchor Speed-Bridge rotator cuff repair is ...
Sagiroglu Gonul - - 2014
We aimed to compare patient-controlled thoracic or lumbar epidural analgesia methods after thoracotomy operations. One hundred and twenty patients were prospectively randomized to receive either thoracic epidural analgesia (TEA group) or lumbar epidural analgesia (LEA group). In both groups, epidural catheters were administered. Hemodynamic measurements, visual analog scale scores at ...
El Miedany Yasser Y Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford, Kent, UK, - - 2014
This study aims to identify the clinical predictors of arthritis in patients with psoriasis and to evaluate the use of musculoskeletal ultrasonography (US) as a predictor for inflammatory structural progression in psoriatic patients. Measures of association (odds ratio (OR)) were tested, in a prospective, cohort 1-year follow-up study, between structural ...
Honca M - - 2014
The aim of this randomized controlled study was to compare the postoperative analgesic efficacy of intraperitoneal bupivacaine versus levobupivacaine in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. We randomly divided 90 patients undergoing elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy into 3 groups. A dose of 0.125% bupivacaine (Group B) 80 ml or 0.125% levobupivacaine (Group L) ...
Arpali Emre E Istanbul Memorial Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
Objectives: To assess the impact of lower pole calyceal anatomy on clearace of lower pole stones after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) by means of a new and previously defined radiographic measurement method. Materials and Methods: Sixty-four patients with solitary radiopaque lower pole kidney stones were enrolled in the study. Infundibulopelvic ...
Taniguchi Noboru N Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan; Institute of Medical Science, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair provides satisfactory results; however, there is still a high rate of re-tear. The objective of this study was to present a surface-holding technique that we recently developed for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in detail and to evaluate the clinical outcome as well as cuff repair integrity ...
Smet Luc De LD The Orthopaedic Department, University Hospitals, Leuven, - - 2014
The outcome of ulnar shortenings was compared with that of arthroscopic wafer resections for ulnar impaction (or abutment) syndrome in patients with a positive ulnar variance. The outcome was measured by DASH score, visual analog scale for pain, and working incapacity. The mean DASH score in the ulnar shortening group ...
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