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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 ...
Anderl Werner W Department of Orthopedics, St. Vincent Hospital, Stumpergasse 13, 1060, Vienna, Austria, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to report patients' clinical and subjective outcomes 2 years after arthroscopic-assisted partial resurfacing of the humeral head. In this prospective case series, 11 patients (4 females, 7 males; median age, 59 years; range 47-72) underwent arthroscopic-assisted partial shoulder resurfacing between April 2010 and March 2011. Clinical ...
Shen Jin-Chun - - 2014
Objective: Acute pain can lead to immune dysfunction, which can be partly ameliorated by successful pain management. Opioids, which are widely used for analgesia, can result in the deterioration of immune function. This study aimed to investigate the influence of morphine with or without flurbiprofen as post-operative analgesics on the ...
Okumura Ken K Department of Cardiology, Hirosaki University Graduate School of - - 2014
Background: Recent European guidelines recommended the CHA2DS2-VASc score for thromboembolic and the HAS-BLED score for bleeding risk stratifications. We validated these scores in 7,384 Japanese patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) enrolled in the J-RHYTHM Registry. Methods and Results: Of the study cohort, 6,387 patients taking warfarin and the other 997 not ...
Mesnil P P Service d'Orthopédie B, CHRU de Lille, rue Émile-Laine, 59000 Lille, France; Université Lille-Nord de France, 59000 Lille, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Although Charnley-Kerboull metal-on-polyethylene 22.2mm cemented total hip arthroplasty (THA) is considered to be the gold standard in France, results with this prosthesis are conflicting, in particular in relation to Scandinavian registers. The goal of this retrospective study was to confirm the validity of this prosthesis at a minimum of 10years ...
Jäger Marcus M Orthopaedic Department, University of Duisburg-Essen, University Hospital Essen ; Tuttlingen, - - 2014
Since polyethylene is one of the most frequently used biomaterials as a liner in total hip arthroplasty, strong efforts have been made to improve design and material properties over the last 50 years. Antioxidants seems to be a promising alternative to further increase durability and reduce polyethylene wear in long ...
Vranckx Pascal P Department of Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hartcentrum Hasselt, Jessa Ziekenhuis, Hasselt, - - 2014
The Bleeding Academic Research Consortium (BARC) classification has been proposed by consensus to standardize bleeding endpoint definition and reporting in cardiovascular clinical trials. There are no prospective studies on its prognostic impact. We explored the association of BARC-defined bleeding with mortality and compared its prognostic value against two validated bleeding ...
Seah Renyi Benjamin RB Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore, - - 2014
A precept of a successful total knee arthroplasty (TKA) would be a well balanced, stable knee. We analyzed the effects of medial-lateral (ML) stability on functional outcome at 2years post-operatively. Prospectively collected Joint Registry data of all unilateral primary TKAs between 2004 and March 2008 were used. ML stability (Group ...
Lewis Sandy S RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, - - 2014
Quantitative assessment of postsurgical knee motion provides sensitive measurements, but results are technical and may not be meaningful to patients. Although several knee-specific instruments exist, no patient-reported outcome (PRO) measure correlates function with improved stability, motion, satisfaction, and confidence. To address both the above limitations by developing a PRO measure ...
Koh Yong Gon YG Center for Stem Cell & Arthritis Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yonsei Sarang Hospital, Seoul, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:Cartilage regenerative procedures have been receiving increased interest because of their potential to alter the progression of osteoarthritis (OA). The application of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) has been proposed as a new treatment option for OA based on the ability of these cells to differentiate into chondrocytes. PURPOSE:To investigate the ...
Singh Rahul R RR Children's Neurosciences, Evelina Children's Hospital at Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Kings Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre, London, UK, - - 2014
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is characterized clinically by headaches, seizures, vomiting, nausea, visual abnormalities, and altered mental function and is often (but not invariably) accompanied by parieto-occipital imaging features. The aim of this study is to describe the clinical and radiological features and outcome following PRES in a paediatric ...
Iung Bernard B Cardiology Department, AP-HP, Hôpital Bichat Claude Bernard, Paris, France University Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, - - 2014
Decision making for intervention in symptomatic aortic stenosis should balance the risks of surgery and of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). We identified the factors associated with early mortality after TAVI and aimed to develop and validate a simple risk score. A population of 3833 consecutive patients was randomly split ...
Aljateeli Manar M Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, - - 2014
To compare the outcomes of surgical periodontal therapy with and without initial scaling and root planing. Twenty-four patients with severe chronic periodontitis were enrolled in this pilot, randomized controlled clinical trial. Patients were equally allocated into 2 treatment groups: Control group was treated with scaling and root planing, re-evaluation, followed ...
Ito Hiroki H Department of Urology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan; Department of Urology, Ohguchi East General Hospital, Yokohama, - - 2014
To develop and internally validate a preoperative nomogram for predicting stone-free status (SF) following such treatment. There is a need to predict the outcome of flexible ureteroscopy (fURS) for the treatment of renal stone disease. We retrospectively analyzed 310 fURS procedures for renal stone removal performed between December 2009 and ...
Schlueter-Brust Klaus K St. Franziskus-Hospital, Abteilung Orthopädie 1, Schönsteinstraße 63, 50825 Köln-Ehrenfeld, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
Results of knee replacement registries have shown that unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) has a significantly higher revision and failure rate than current state-of-the-art TKA. The aim of this prospective study is to evaluate the long-term outcomes and to calculate the 10year survival of knees with medial osteoarthritis treated with Uniglide® ...
Abrams Geoffrey D GD Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:Acromioplasty is commonly performed during arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, but its effect on short-term outcomes is debated. PURPOSE:To report the short-term clinical outcomes of patients undergoing arthroscopic repair of full-thickness rotator cuff tears with and without acromioplasty. STUDY DESIGN:Randomized controlled trial; Level of evidence, 2. METHODS:Patients undergoing arthroscopic repair of ...
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