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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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
El Shazly Ossama O Orthopedic Department, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the clinical and functional outcome of endoscopic-assisted reconstruction of chronic ruptures of the Achilles tendon using free hamstring tendon autograft. We present a case series of 15 patients who had chronic ruptures of the Achilles tendon (>6 weeks earlier) and underwent endoscopic-assisted reconstruction with a free hamstring autograft. ...
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 ...
Lubiatowski Przemysław P Department of Traumatology, Orthopaedics and Hand Surgery, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Multiple human experiments have shown that articular lesions can have a negative effect on proprioception. The influence of total elbow arthroplasty on joint position sense has not been reported so far. The purpose of the study was to evaluate proprioception, defined as a joint position sense, after total elbow arthroplasty. ...
Myers Jennifer R JR St Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, - - 2014
Abdominal binders have been shown to improve postoperative pain and distress after major abdominal surgery. The effect of abdominal binders on cesarean delivery recovery has never been studied. This study looks at the effects of abdominal binders on postcesarean delivery pain and distress. All patients admitted to labor and delivery ...
Monaco Thomas A TA Veterinary Surgical Centers, Leesburg & Vienna, Virginia, USA (Monaco, Taylor, Langenbach, Gordon); Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA - - 2014
This study evaluated segmental measurement techniques for predicting immediate post-deployment intraluminal tracheal stent length in dogs with naturally occurring tracheal collapse. Radiographs of 12 client-owned dogs that underwent intraluminal tracheal stent placement were retrospectively reviewed. Tracheal lengths were divided into 1, 2, 3, or 4 equal segments. Stent lengths were ...
Celebi Saban S Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Taksim Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of rhinoplasty on subjective and objective assessment of nasal patency in patients who underwent rhinoplasty for cosmetic reasons only. Tertiary referral center. Prospective, clinical study. A total of 50 adult patients who underwent rhinoplasty were included in the study. Preoperative and postoperative photographs ...
Kaneko Yuko Y From the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, - - 2014
Factors relevant to the discordance between the patient global assessment (PGA) and estimator global assessment (EGA) in patients newly diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were examined. Seventy-five consecutive newly diagnosed patients with RA were prospectively enrolled. We used 3 models in which discordance between PGA and EGA at 12 months ...
Xu Ning N Department of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian, People's Republic of - - 2014
To compare the efficacy and safety of intramuscular meperidine injection with periprostatic nerve block (PNB) during transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy. This study was carried out from July 2010 to June 2012 at the First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China. This controlled, double-blinded, randomized study included 186 ...
Xie Zhongcong Z Geriatric Anesthesia Research Unit, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA - - 2014
The neuropathogenesis of postoperative delirium remains unknown. Low cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) βamyloid protein (Aβ) and high CSF Tau levels are associated with Alzheimer's disease. We therefore assessed whether lower preoperative CSF Aβ/Tau ratio was associated with higher incidence and greater severity of postoperative delirium. One hundred and fifty three participants ...
Nemoto Daiki - - 2014
It has been reported that double-balloon colonoscopy (DBC) is useful for patients after failed colonoscopy. In most cases previously reported, expert colonoscopists have carried out DBC. However, DBC may not require significant expertise. The objective of the present study is to assess DBC carried out by an inexperienced colonoscopist in ...
Lee Jung Sub JS *Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical Research Institute, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Busan †Medical Research Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, Republic of - - 2014
Prospective study. To analyze sagittal spinopelvic parameters in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients. There are little data on the relationship between the sagittal spinopelvic parameters and AS. The study and control groups comprised 90 AS patients and 40 controls. Participants were classified into 3 groups: normal (n=40), sagittal balance (n=58), and ...
Ozkırış Mahmut M Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Bozok University Medical Faculty, Yozgat, - - 2014
This study was designed to investigate the topical anesthetic efficacy of four different solutions including lidocaine spray, bupivacaine, ropivacaine, and prilocaine used in patients undergoing transnasal fiberoptic nasopharyngolaryngoscopic examination (TFL). The study included 200 patients who underwent anterior rhinoscopy and TFL examination as a part of routine otolaryngological evaluation in ...
Nagpal Manish M Department of Retina and Vitreous, Retina Foundation, Rajbhavan Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, - - 2014
Aim: To compare the efficacy of postoperative topical nepafenac (0.1%) with prednisolone acetate (1%) as anti-inflammatory agents in eyes undergoing Transscleral Sutureless Vitrectomy (TSV). Settings and Design: Prospective, double-blind, randomized, single center clinical study. Materials and Methods: Eighty eyes of 76 subjects, who underwent small gauge vitrectomy, were included in ...
Schoenthaler Martin M Department of Urology, , University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, - - 2014
Objective: To validate and evaluate the applicability of a new score to describe postsurgical analgesic consumption in urological and surgical patients across different categories of pain medications and the invasiveness of medical interventions. Materials and Methods: The cumulative analgesic consumption score (CACS) was determined for two cohorts of patients split ...
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 ...
Parikh Geeta P GP Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Smt. K. M. Mehta and Smt. G. R. Doshi Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Center, Dr. H. L. Trivedi Institute of Transplantation Sciences, B. J. Medical College, Asarwa, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, - - 2014
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is a common for managing renal calculi. Pain in the initial post operatie period is relieved by infiltration of local anaesthetic around the nephrostomy tract. We aimed to compare the analgesic efficacy of bupivacaine and ropivacaine. A total of 100 adult patients undergoing elective PCNL-under balanced general ...
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 ...
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) ...
Lee Young Seok YS Department of Neurosurgery, Chung-Ang University Hospital, Seoul, - - 2014
According to the recent development of minimally invasive spinal surgery, direct lumbar interbody fusion (DLIF) was introduced as an effective option to treat lumbar degenerative diseases. However, comprehensive results of DLIF have not been reported in Korea yet. The object of this study is to summarize radiological and clinical outcomes ...
Kim Ji Yong JY Department of Neurosurgery, Korean Armed Forces Busan Hospital, Busan, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to compare the radiological and neurological outcomes between two atlantoaxial fusion method for atlantoaxial stabilization; C1 lateral mass-C2 pedicle screws (screw-rod constructs, SRC) versus C1-2 transarticular screws (TAS). Forty-one patients in whom atlantoaxial instability was treated with atlantoaxial fixation by SRC group (27 patients, ...
Becher Christoph C Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Anna-von-Borries-Str. 1-7, 30625, Hannover, Germany, - - 2014
To compare clinical and radiological outcomes of static and dynamic medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction techniques. In a retrospective, matched-paired, cohort analysis, 30 patients surgically treated for recurrent lateral patellar dislocation were divided into two groups of 15 patients matched for inclusion and exclusion criteria. The static technique group underwent ...
Bistolfi Alessandro A c/o Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, AO CTO/M, Adelaide Hospital, Via Zuretti 29, 10126, Turin, Italy, - - 2014
Mobile bearing (MB) knee prostheses were designed to improve the performances of the total knee arthroplasties (TKA). The clinical superiority of MB prosthesis compared to its fixed bearing counterpart has remained elusive. This study prospectively evaluates the cumulative survivorship, clinical, radiographic results, and complications of a large series of MB ...
Heikenfeld Roderich R Center for Orthopedics and Traumatology, St. Anna Hospital Herne, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results after endoscopic repair of partial superficial layer triceps tendon tears. Fourteen patients treated surgically between July 2005 and December 2012 were studied prospectively for 12 months. Indication for surgery was a partial detachment of the triceps tendon from the olecranon ...
Ali Abdulemir A Department of Orthopedics , Clinical Sciences, and the Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register , Lund University and Skåne University - - 2014
Background and purpose - In 2003, an enquiry by the Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register (SKAR) 2-7 years after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) revealed patients who were dissatisfied with the outcome of their surgery but who had not been revised. 6 years later, we examined the dissatisfied patients in one Swedish ...
Naal Florian D FD Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:Several studies indicate that professional athletes can successfully return to competition after surgical treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI). However, little is known about sports and activity levels after FAI surgery in the general patient population.Hypothesis/ PURPOSE:The purpose was to determine the sports behavior, satisfaction with sports ability, and activity levels ...
Salarian S S Department of Anesthesiology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Saddle spinal is a reliable method for control of pain during labor. This method has rapid onset and causes complete sensory block without significant influence on motor neurons.Our goal was to compare the analgesic efficacy and side effects of pethidine and sufentanil via saddle spinal administration during labor.600 parturients requesting ...
Grewal Shaun S Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO. Electronic address: - - 2014
To perform a population-based comparison of inflatable vs semirigid penile prostheses and to determine contemporary rates of reoperation and identify factors impacting the type of prosthetic implanted. Patient-level discharge data and revisit files from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for semirigid and inflatable prosthesis procedures performed for erectile ...
Okazaki Hirotake H Division of Intensive Care Unit, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, Chiba, - - 2014
No scoring system for assessing acute heart failure (AHF) has been reported. Data for 824 AHF patients were analyzed. The subjects were divided into an alive (n=750) and a dead group (n=74). We constructed a predictive scoring system based on eight significant APACHE II factors in the alive group [mean ...
Liss Michael A MA Department of Urology, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, CA. Electronic address: - - 2014
We investigated urinary nerve growth factor (NGF) as a novel urinary biomarker for high-grade prostate cancer (PCa). After institutional review board approval for a prospective pilot study, we enrolled men at the preoperative visit before robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy. Demographics, urinary flow parameters, and urine samples were collected. Urinary NGF and ...
Kim H C HC Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South - - 2014
In this prospective randomised study, we compared two techniques for i-gel(™) insertion. One hundred and eighty-one anaesthetised, paralysed adult patients were randomly allocated into one of two groups. In the standard group (n = 91), the i-gel was inserted using the standard technique. In the rotation group (n = 90), the i-gel was rotated ...
Oliva Salvatore S Pediatric Gastroenterology and Liver Unit, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, - - 2014
Background and study aims: Second-generation colon capsule endoscopy (CCE-2) may overcome the invasiveness of colonoscopy in the evaluation of mucosal inflammation, especially in pediatric ulcerative colitis. The aim of this pilot study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of CCE-2 in evaluating disease activity, using colonoscopy as a gold standard. ...
Barkatali Bilal M BM East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden rd, Blackburn, BB2 3HH, UK, - - 2014
The suture anchor technique for medial capsular plication has been previously described. We present our technique and its medium-term results. A single surgeon's experience (senior author) of the suture anchor technique for medial capsular plication was reviewed in 14 knees in 14 patients. All patients underwent arthroscopic stabilisation for patello-femoral ...
Yonguc Tarik T Department of Urology, Izmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey, - - 2014
Little information is available on the effects of concomitant vaginal prolapse repair on the outcomes of the transobturator tape (TOT) procedure. The purpose of this study is to assess the results and complications of TOT when combined with vaginal prolapse repair with a long-term follow-up. We conducted a retrospective cohort ...
Petrera Massimo M University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:Anatomic techniques of ankle ligament repair have the advantage of restoring the anatomy and kinematics of the joint. This study presents a technique for anatomic reconstruction of the lateral ligament complex by way of lateral ligament advancement using suture anchors associated with immediate protected full weightbearing; 2- to 5-year clinical ...
Kim Yong Sang YS Center for Stem Cell & Arthritis Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yonsei Sarang Hospital, Seoul, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:Supramalleolar osteotomy (SMO), which redistributes the load line within the ankle joint, has been reported as an effective treatment for varus ankle osteoarthritis. However, no study has examined cartilage regeneration in the medial compartment of the ankle after SMO.Hypothesis/ PURPOSE:This study aimed to investigate the clinical and radiological outcomes of ...
El Bitar Youssef F YF Hinsdale Orthopaedics/American Hip Institute, Westmont, Illinois, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:Internal snapping of the hip is caused by the iliopsoas (IP) tendon sliding over the iliopectineal eminence or the femoral head. In many cases that require hip arthroscopic surgery, there is coexistent painful internal snapping. In such cases, fractional lengthening of the IP tendon has been suggested as an adjunctive ...
Ozturan Orhan O From the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Bezmialem Vakif University, Fatih, Istanbul, - - 2014
The goal of this study is to follow longitudinally the prominent ears treated by either cartilage-sparing techniques (CSTs) or percutaneous adjustable closed otoplasty (PACO) and compare them as to efficacy, reoccurrence, complications, and patient contentedness. The CSTs were applied to the first group, that is, 17 patients (32 ears) with ...
Steadman J Richard JR Center for Outcomes-Based Orthopaedic Research, Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Vail, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to document outcomes following microfracture for full-thickness cartilage defects of the knee in adolescents. Our hypothesis was that patients aged 18 years or less would have excellent outcomes and function following microfracture of full-thickness knee articular cartilage defects. This study was approved by the ...
Yoon Kyoung Ho KH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South - - 2014
This study was performed to compare the clinical results of meniscus allograft transplantation (MAT) after total meniscectomy in torn discoid lateral meniscus (DLM) and nondiscoid lateral meniscus (NLM). We conducted a retrospective study of 36 patients who underwent MAT. The discoid and nondiscoid groups consisted of 16 and 20 patients, ...
Rosa Marlene Cristina MC Department of Health Sciences (Secção Autónoma de Ciências da Saúde - SACS), University of Aveiro , Aveiro , Portugal - - 2014
Abstract Purpose: To determine the validity of walking speed, muscle strength, function of the hemiparetic lower limb and self-perceived balance to predict and discriminate independent community walkers (ICW) within the first 6 months post-stroke. Methods: Inpatients with a first ischemic stroke (<3 months), able to walk, were evaluated (T0) and ...
Lippacher Sabine S Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ulm, Ulm, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:Recent studies have shown that medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction using a standardized technique provides significant improvements in all outcome scoring systems, with low complication rates and good patient satisfaction. Although numerous studies have assessed clinical results, there is little published literature investigating return to sporting activities after reconstruction of ...
Vundelinckx Bart B Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:Although meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) has been performed for nearly 30 years, there are few long-term published studies of the technique.Hypothesis/ PURPOSE:The goal of this study was to report the long-term results of a patient cohort whose medium-term results have been reported and to evaluate whether the results are maintained ...
Liu Xiao-Han - - 2014
To evaluate the effect of drainage tube on prognosis after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and explore an effective treatment with favorable prognosis. In a prospective study, 18 patients with TKA for the first time were included and randomly divided into three groups, group A (no placement of drainage tube), group ...
Kamrani Reza Shahryar RS Department of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Proximal radioulnar synostosis is a complication after elbow injuries. Various treatment methods have been reported and are associated with unpredictable outcomes. In a prospective study, we evaluated the medium-term effects of proximal radial resection on wrist and elbow function and forearm rotation in 15 cases. We treated 15 patients with ...
Deie Masataka M Laboratory of Musculoskeletal Functional Research and Regeneration, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
High tibial osteotomy (HTO) for medial knee osteoarthritis (OA) is mainly performed via two procedures: closing wedge HTO (CW) and opening wedge HTO (OW). In this study, differences between these procedures were assessed by serial clinical evaluation and gait analysis before and after surgery. Twenty-one patients underwent HTO for medial ...
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