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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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® ...
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 ...
Estol Conrado J CJ aNottingham City Hospital, Nottingham, UK bSaint Mary's Health Care, Grand Rapids, Michigan cBoehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Ridgefield, Connecticut dDepartment of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina e910 Fifth Avenue, 6A, New York, NY, USA fDepartment of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Su Sahlgrenska, Göteborg, Sweden gNeurological & Vascular Prevention Unit, Buenos Aires, - - 2014
High blood pressure (BP) is commonly not diagnosed, and patients do not achieve target values when treated. Among 20 000 patients encompassing most races-ethnicities, we evaluated BP measurements and treatment response in a stroke prevention trial. Our goal was to identify BP measurement differences between clinical trial and patient determinations ...
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 ...
Smith James R A JR The Bristol Knee Group, Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Southmead Hospital, Bristol BS10 5NB, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Isolated unicompartmental knee arthritis is less common laterally than medially. Lateral unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) constitutes only 1% of all knee arthroplasty performed. Use of medial UKA is supported by several published series showing good long-term survivorship and patient satisfaction, in large patient cohorts. Results of lateral UKA however have ...
Beohar Nirat N Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Columbia University Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Fla. Electronic address: - - 2014
The logistic European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation (LES) score and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) score are validated to predict 30-day outcomes following surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) with or without coronary artery bypass grafting. Their performance when applied to patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) ...
Yang Xiaomeng X Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, - - 2014
Single small subcortical infarction (SSSI) in the territory of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) may be classified as proximal SSSI (pSSSI) or distal SSSI (dSSSI) according to its extension to the MCA. We sought to investigate the outcome of different types of SSSIs. We assessed 177 patients who had an ...
Basa Selçuk S Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Marmara University Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul, - - 2014
To assess the outcome of interpositional calvarial block grafting fixed with an ultrasonic resorbable system (SonicWeld, KLS Martin, Mühlheim, Germany) for augmentation eminoplasty in chronic recurrent condylar dislocations. We designed and implemented a retrospective cohort study. Eight female patients (mean age 48 years) were treated. The primary predictor variable was ...
Jeong Seri S Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Polyethylene glycol-electrolyte lavage solutions (PEG-ELSs) and sodium phosphate formulations (NaPs) are two major colon cleansing laxatives used in preparation for endoscopic examinations of the gastrointestinal tract. PEG-ELSs are osmotically balanced preparations, whereas NaPs are hyperosmotic purgatives. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of these two laxatives on routine chemistry ...
Valenti Philippe P Institut de la Main, Clinique Jouvenet, 6 Square Jouvenet, 75016, Paris, France, - - 2014
Glenoid component loosening comprises 25 % of all complications related to total shoulder arthroplasties (TSA). This prospective study was undertaken to assess the accuracy of an uncemented metal-back glenoid component in cases of revision of aseptic glenoid loosening. Between September 2007 and January 2010, a total of ten patients with symptomatic ...
Yarbrough Chester K CK Department of Neurosurgery, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, - - 2014
Historically, assessment of clinical outcomes following surgical management of Chiari malformation Type I (CM-I) has been challenging due to the lack of a validated instrument for widespread use. The Chicago Chiari Outcome Scale (CCOS) is a novel system intended to provide a less subjective evaluation of outcomes for patients with ...
Li Yongqian Y Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Key Laboratory of Orthopedic Biomechanics of Hebei Province, Third Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with the double-bundle (DB) technique improved stability of the knee compared with the single-bundle (SB) technique. This prospective study included 50 patients who were randomized to undergo posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction by use of tibialis anterior grafts ...
Schatlo Bawarjan B Departments of Neurosurgery - - 2014
Object Recent years have been marked by efforts to improve the quality and safety of pedicle screw placement in spinal instrumentation. The aim of the present study is to compare the accuracy of the SpineAssist robot system with conventional fluoroscopy-guided pedicle screw placement. Methods Ninety-five patients suffering from degenerative disease ...
Koskela Elina E Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Neuro-ophthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4C, 00290, Helsinki, Finland, - - 2014
Visual field defects (VFDs) negatively affect activities of daily living and rehabilitation following aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (aSAH). The aim here was to assess VFDs in patients with aSAH and their associations with age, gender, aSAH severity, and clinical outcome. Patients admitted to Helsinki University Central Hospital and treated during 2011 ...
Cao Yun - - 2014
Study Design. A quantitative meta-analysis was conducted on publishing studies reporting results of spinal surgery in AIS with instrumentation of pedicle screw or hybrid construct.Objective. The primary objective is to get overview of the power to restore thoracic kyphosis using two different instrumentations.Summary of Background Data. Over the past years, ...
Gladman Matthew M From the Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, - - 2014
To prospectively assess the incidence of both symptomatic and asymptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and to identify risk factors. Fifty outpatients with ALS were recruited consecutively and prospectively evaluated with bilateral venous duplex ultrasonography (VDU) of the proximal leg veins at enrollment and 6 ...
Smith Julian B JB Department of Urology, Urology Centre, Guy's Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom; Department of Urology, University Hospital Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
To describe our technique and determine the feasibility and tolerability of transperineal template prostate (TP) biopsies under local anesthesia (LA). Fifty consecutive patients underwent TP biopsies under LA for investigation of an elevated prostate-specific antigen level or risk stratification as part of our active surveillance protocol. Tolerability was evaluated with ...
Lim Tae Kang TK Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Eulji Hospital, Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul, South - - 2014
The purposes of this study were to evaluate the clinical results of arthroscopic débridement and to identify preoperative factors that influence the outcome. Forty-three elbows with primary osteoarthritis in 43 patients treated with arthroscopic débridement were retrospectively evaluated. At a mean follow-up of 38 months (range, 18-77 months), the visual analog scale ...
Huang Bing B Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital, Jiaxing University, Jiaxing, Zhejiang, - - 2014
Percutaneous radiofrequency thermocoagulation or neurolysis of Gasserian ganglion through foramen ovale (FO) is the classical approach to treat trigeminal neuralgia (TN). However, it has been technically challenging when individual trigeminal sub-branch nerve block is desired through this approach. We have thus developed a novel computed tomograph-guided technique to block the ...
Dumont E E L'UNAM Université, École des Mines de Nantes, CNRS, GEPEA, UMR 6144, La Chantrerie, 4 rue Alfred Kastler, B.P. 20722, 44307 Nantes Cedex 3, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
An aboveground pilot-scale biofilter filled with wood chips was tested to treat ammonia emissions from a piggery located in Brittany (France). Two long-term tests ("summer" and "autumn" experiments) were carried out to improve biofilter applications for agriculture. The influence of climatic conditions on biofilter performance was taken into account. During ...
Labbé F F Service de chirurgie viscérale, CHG de Carcassonne, 11000 Carcassonne, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy between stapled hemorrhoidopexy (Longo technique) and transanal hemorrhoidal artery ligation with mucopexy (THDm) in the treatment of hemorrhoidal disease. From June 2009 to January 2011, 81 patients having grade II or III hemorrhoidal disease underwent prospective evaluation followed by surgery ...
Ha Kee-Yong KY Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, - - 2014
Study Design. A retrospective comparative studyObjective. To investigate adjacent segment pathology (ASP) after limited lumbar fusion in the treatment of degenerative lumbar scoliosis (DLS).Summary of Background Data. The assessment of appropriate surgical techniques for DLS remains one of the most controversial topics in spinal surgery. So far, there has been ...
Edelson Gordon G Orthopedic Department, Poriya Government Hospital, Tiberias, Israel. Electronic address: - - 2014
Injection into the acromioclavicular (AC) joint is often inaccurate (approximately 50%) even in experienced hands. In light of new anatomic observations, we evaluate accuracy of an innovative ultrasound-guided method and follow the clinical course of successful therapeutic injections. Relevant anatomy was investigated in 200 three-dimensional computed tomography scans, 100 magnetic ...
Colin F F Clinique Chirurgicale et Traumatologique CCOT, CHU Hôtel-Dieu, 1, place Alexis-Ricordeau, 44000 Nantes, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Supramalleolar osteotomy is an alternative surgical procedure for the management of asymmetric early arthritis of the ankle. The main goal of this retrospective study was to evaluate the clinical and radiological benefits of supramalleolar osteotomy. The secondary goal was to identify prognostic factors to help decide upon this therapeutic indication. ...
Sumi Tetsuo T Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Tokyo Medical University Hachiouji Medical Center, 1163 Tate-machi, Hachiouji, Tokyo 193-0998, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine if the POSSUM, SOFA, MPI, and SAS scores provide a better measure of severity for patients with prognostic factors undergoing surgery for colorectal perforation. Fifty-nine patients who underwent surgery between 1996 and 2012. We retrospectively reviewed background factors, blood and physiological test results, and intraoperative findings of patients ...
Lim Jun W JW Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Ninewells Hospital, DD1 9SY Dundee, United - - 2014
We compared the medium-term outcomes of age and gender matched patients with unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA). We retrospectively reviewed the pain, function and total knee society scores (KSS) for 602 UKAs and age and gender matched TKAs between 2001 and 2013. Function scores remained significantly ...
Marshall Deborah A DA Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Health Research Innovation Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada, - - 2014
Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing was developed for younger, active patients as an alternative to THA, but it remains controversial. Study heterogeneity, inconsistent outcome definitions, and unstandardized outcome measures challenge our ability to compare arthroplasty outcomes studies. We asked how early revisions or reoperations (within 5 years of surgery) and overall revisions, adverse ...
Sandiford Nemandra A NA Department of Orthopaedics, Conquest Hospital, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex - - - 2014
We present the clinical and radiological results of a prospective study of a consecutive series of patients treated with the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) prosthesis between 1999 and 2006 and followed for six to 12 years.Patients were reviewed preoperatively and six, 12, 26 and 52 weeks postoperatively and annually thereafter. ...
Alimi Marjan M Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Institute, Department of Neurological - - 2014
Object Extreme lateral interbody fusion (ELIF) is a popular technique for anterior fixation of the thoracolumbar spine. Clinical and radiological outcome studies are required to assess safety and efficacy. The aim of this study was to describe the functional and radiological impact of ELIF in a degenerative disc disease population ...
van Diepen Sean S Divisions of Critical Care and Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
Patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) are at increased risk for adverse events after noncardiac surgery. The Revised Cardiac Index (RCI) is commonly used to predict perioperative events; however, the prognostic utility of NVAF risk scores (CHADS2, CHA2DS2-VASc, and R2CHADS2) has not been evaluated in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. Using ...
Kim Jae-Yoon JY Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:There have been no studies on the postoperative morphological characteristics of the restored labrum at different glenoid locations and its clinical relevance after arthroscopic Bankart repair with suture anchors. PURPOSE:To analyze the morphological characteristics of the restored labrum at different locations of the glenoid and their relevance to clinical outcomes ...
van Oldenrijk Jakob J Department of Orthopedic Surgery , Orthopedic Research Center Amsterdam , Academic Medical - - 2014
Background and purpose - The aim of short-stem total hip arthroplasty is to preserve proximal bone stock for future revisions, to improve biomechanical reconstruction, and to make minimally invasive approaches easier. It is therefore being increasingly considered to be a sound alternative to conventional total hip arthroplasty, especially for young ...
Müller Sebastian S Department of Traumatology, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031, Basel, Switzerland, - - 2014
Detailed biomechanical analysis including isokinetic muscle strength measurements after autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) are still rare, but might be of crucial importance for long-term outcomes. The present prospective study was performed to evaluate whether defect location had any influence on clinical and biomechanical outcomes 4 years after ACI. Forty-four patients with ...
Suter Valerie G A VG Department of Oral Surgery and Stomatology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Department of Oral Medicine & Pathology, King's College London Dental Institute, London, United - - 2014
In experimental animal studies, pulsing the CO2 laser beam has been shown to reduce the thermal damage zone of excised oral mucosal tissue. However, there is still controversy over whether this is borne out under clinical conditions. To compare the outcome following excisional biopsies of fibrous hyperplasias using a pulsed ...
Kim Sung-Jae SJ Arthroscopy and Joint Research Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, C.P.O. Box 8044, 134, Shinchon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-752, South Korea. E-mail address for S.-J. Kim: sungjaekim@yuhs.ac. E-mail - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between the postoperative outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and the anterior laxity of the uninjured knee. We retrospectively reviewed 163 patients who had undergone unilateral ACL reconstruction from January 2002 to August 2009. Patients were divided into three ...
Almog Yehoshua Y Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Sava, - - 2014
Exophthalmometry is clinically important for diagnoses, follow-up, and treatment decision-making. Through the years, several drawbacks and sources of error have been described when using Hertel and other exophthalmometers. We describe a simple method of non-touch slit-lamp exophthalmometry. Comparing the results between Hertel and slit-lamp exophthalmometry on 60 patients with proptosis ...
Kaur Jasleen J Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Gian Sagar Medical College & Hospital, Ram Nagar, Banur, Punjab, - - 2014
Epidural opioids acting through the spinal cord receptors improve the quality and duration of analgesia along with dose-sparing effect with the local anesthetics. The present study compared the efficacy and safety profile of epidurally administered butorphanol and fentanyl combined with bupivacaine (B). A total of 75 adult patients of either ...
Rasmussen J V JV Herlev University Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Herlev Ringvej 75, 2730 Herlev, - - 2014
In this study, we evaluated patient-reported outcomes, the rate of revision and the indications for revision following resurfacing hemiarthroplasty of the shoulder in patients with osteoarthritis. All patients with osteoarthritis who underwent primary resurfacing hemiarthroplasty and reported to the Danish Shoulder Arthroplasty Registry (DSR), between January 2006 and December 2010 ...
Ji T T Musculoskeletal Tumor Center, People's Hospital, Peking University, Beijing, - - 2014
PURPOSE. To report on the use of the Ligament Advanced Reinforcement System (LARS) to enhance joint stability and functional outcome in proximal humeral endoprosthesis reconstruction. METHODS. Two men and 5 women aged 16 to 66 (mean, 28) years underwent wide resection of tumour and endoprosthesis reconstruction of the proximal humerus ...
Giuseffi S A SA Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, 1325 E. Fortification St. Jackson, Mississippi 39202, - - 2014
Short uncemented humeral stems can preserve humeral bone stock and facilitate revision surgery but may be prone to malalignment or loosening, especially when used in reverse total shoulder replacement (TSR). We undertook a retrospective review of 44 patients with a mean age of 76 years (59 to 92) who underwent ...
Waldman Neil N The Emergency Department, Southland Hospital, Invercargill, New - - 2014
The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that topical tetracaine would be safe to use for 24 hours and would not affect corneal healing, that patients would experience more pain relief, and that patients would perceive tetracaine to be more effective than saline eye drops for the ...
Charousset Christophe C Institut Osteo Articulaire Paris Courcelles, Paris, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the clinical and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair with the use of leukocyte-platelet-rich plasma (L-PRP) in patients with large or massive rotator cuff tears. A comparative cohort of patients with large or massive rotator cuff tears undergoing arthroscopic repair was studied. Two consecutive ...
McCabe Michael P MP Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, - - 2014
This study aims to evaluate our outcomes of arthroscopic remplissage in this setting. A retrospective review was performed to identify patients who underwent arthroscopic remplissage of an engaging Hill-Sachs lesion along with anterior capsulolabral reconstruction for anterior glenohumeral instability with moderate glenohumeral bone loss at our institution. Thirty-five patients, with ...
Akhavanakbari Godrat G Department of Anesthesiology, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, - - 2014
Intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) with morphine is commonly used for post-operative pain after major surgery. Ketamine has analgesic property at lower doses, and in combination with opioids it could have synergistic effect. The aim of this study is to determine effects of the addition of ketamine to morphine for PCA ...
Nishikawa M M Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Koseinenkin Hospital, - - 2014
PURPOSE. To evaluate disease activity, knee function, and walking ability of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) over 10 years after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). METHODS. Four men and 26 women (mean age, 59.9 years) underwent 42 TKAs for RA with a mean duration of 151.3 months and were followed up ...
Xu R R Department of Anesthesiology, Ninth People's Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China. - - 2014
This study aims to evaluate the effect of sevoflurane anesthesia on myocardium in cardiac surgery and provide evidence for clinical anesthesia practice. Literature about the protective effect of sevoflurane anesthesia on myocardium in cardiac surgery published before March, 2012 was retrieved from the database of PubMed and EMBASE. The quality ...
Niraj G G Department of Anaesthesia, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, - - 2014
Posterior transversus abdominis plane blocks have been reported to be an effective method of providing analgesia after lower abdominal surgery. We compared the efficacy of a novel technique of providing continuous transversus abdominis plane analgesia with epidural analgesia in patients on an enhanced recovery programme following laparoscopic colorectal surgery. A ...
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