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An effect of Abamectin 18 g/l on the seasonal abundance of two-spotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae Koch.) was studied in roses in 2005-2006. An efficiency of Abamectin 18 g/l 0.12% against two-spotted spider mite was: 63.5–100% 2–3 days after treatment, 97–100% 5–6 days after treatment, 97.9–100% 7–8 days after treatment, ...
Armaghani Sheyan J SJ *Department of Orthopaedics, Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN; and †Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, Charlotte, - - 2014
Prospective cohort. To assess whether preoperative opioid use is associated with increased perioperative opioid demand and postoperative opioid independence in patients undergoing spine surgery. Previous work has demonstrated increased opioid requirements during the intraoperative and immediate postoperative period in patients with high levels of preoperative opioid use. Despite this, they ...
Weissbart Steven J SJ Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, - - 2014
To report the characteristics and anti-incontinence outcomes of men who fail to demonstrate incontinence on intubated urodynamics (UDS). From 2005 to 2013, the records of men who underwent UDS prior to artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) were reviewed. The histories, UDS, endoscopies, and anti-incontinence outcomes of men who failed to demonstrate ...
Kavoussi Parviz K PK Department of Reproductive Urology, Austin Fertility and Reproductive Medicine, Austin, Texas 78745, - - 2014
Vasectomy reversal (VR) has traditionally been performed with the operative microscope. Recently, robot assistance has been applied to VR. Retrospective chart review from a single VR center included men who underwent either robot-assisted VR (RAVR) or microsurgical VR (MVR) by a single fellowship trained microsurgeon between 2011 and 2013 and ...
Kazerooni Rashid R *Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA †UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, San Diego, - - 2014
This study seeks to determine the impact that celecoxib has on patients' postoperative opioid consumption based on whether the patient is opioid naïve or opioid tolerant for total hip and knee arthroplasty (THA/TKA). This was a retrospective study over 1.5 years that encompassed a pre- and post-period for adding celecoxib ...
Bashandy Ghada Mohammad Nabih GM From the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, National Cancer Institute, Cairo University, Cairo, - - 2014
The pectoral nerves (Pecs) block types I and II are novel techniques to block the pectoral, intercostobrachial, third to sixth intercostals, and the long thoracic nerves. They may provide good analgesia during and after breast surgery. Our study aimed to compare prospectively the quality of analgesia after modified radical mastectomy ...
Zhong Toni T Toronto, Ontario, Canada From the Divisions of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Anesthesia and Pain Management, and the Adult Acute Pain Service, University Health Network; and the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of - - 2014
The analgesic efficacy of the transversus abdominis plane peripheral nerve block following abdominal tissue breast reconstruction has not been studied in a randomized controlled trial. The authors conducted a double-blind, placebo-controlled, 1:1 allocation, two-arm parallel group, superiority design, randomized controlled trial in patients undergoing microsurgical abdominally based breast reconstruction. Intraoperatively, ...
Cherprenet A-L AL Anesthésie-Réanimation, BLOC-ARCHI, CHU Clermont-Ferrand, Clermont-Ferrand, - - 2014
Wound infiltration at the end of carotid endarterectomy under general anaesthesia is a simple technique that can be delegated to the surgeon. It was hypothesised that this technique could improve early post-operative analgesia by reducing the need for post-operative opioids. Forty patients underwent carotid endarterectomy under general anaesthesia with desflurane ...
Gürkan Yavuz Y Kocaeli Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Hastanesi, Umuttepe Kampüsü, 41380, Kocaeli, Turkey, - - 2014
Thyroid surgery may cause severe postoperative pain and discomfort for patients. Superficial cervical plexus block (SCPB) is one of the regional anesthesia techniques that can provide postoperative analgesia for thyroid surgery. The purpose of this study was to evaluate analgesic effect of ultrasound (US) guided SCPB in patients undergoing thyroid ...
Reddy Akhila A Departments of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine and Biostatistics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA; Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Kosin University, Busan, Republic of Korea - - 2014
Cancer pain management guidelines recommend initial treatment with intermediate-strength analgesics such as hydrocodone and subsequent escalation to stronger opioids such as morphine. There are no published studies on the process of opioid rotation (OR) from hydrocodone to strong opioids in cancer patients. Our aim was to determine the opioid rotation ...
Huang Hui-Fang HF Department of Anesthesiology, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung, - - 2014
Laryngeal microsurgery is performed to assess disorders of the larynx. Parecoxib is the only parenterally administered selective cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 inhibitor widely used in acute pain control. The purpose of this study is to assess the analgesic effects of parecoxib compared with morphine for postoperative sore throat in patients undergoing laryngeal ...
Santoso Joseph T JT West Clinic, Memphis, TN, United - - 2014
To study the association of a multimodal pain protocol (MMPC) and reduced hospital stay after open abdominal hysterectomy. The study design was a comparison of a prospective cohort with a retrospective historical control. We enrolled endometrial cancer patients undergoing open abdominal hysterectomy with lymphadenectomy by the same surgeon. Control patients ...
Bhosale Uma A - - 2014
Abstract Background: The preclinical incision pain models and clinical studies in healthy volunteers have demonstrated the central serotonergic analgesic mechanism, paracetamol analgesia. This has been evidenced by raised serotonin concentrations in the brain following paracetamol administration in a few studies. The inhibition of paracetamol analgesia by 5-HT3 antagonists suggests that ...
Coward Robert M RM Department of Urology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC. Electronic address: - - 2014
To report considerations for preoperative management and outcomes of vasectomy reversal (VR) in men with a history of testosterone supplementation therapy (TST). A retrospective review of men on TST before VR from 2010 to 2013 was performed. For inclusion, patients were required to have baseline and follow-up hormone levels as ...
Kim Tae Woo TW Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hallym University Hospital, 77, Sakju-ro, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do, 200-704, - - 2014
Although the analgesic effect of periarticular injection after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has been well documented, the gold standard for drug combination has not yet been established. In this study, the analgesic effects of six different drug combinations were compared. A total of 256 patients undergoing TKA for primary osteoarthritis ...
Sarotti Diego D Centro Veterinario Fossanese, Fossano, - - 2014
To compare the procedural failure rate (PFR), intraoperative rescue analgesia (iRA) probability and postoperative duration of motor block after epidural and intrathecal anaesthesia in dogs undergoing pelvic limb orthopaedic surgery. Prospective, randomized clinical trial. Ninety-two client-owned dogs. Dogs were assigned randomly to receive either lumbosacral epidural anaesthesia (EA) (bupivacaine 0.5% ...
Hayashi Takahiro T Department of Pharmacy, Fujita Health University - - 2014
Morphine, oxycodone, and fentanyl are commonly used to control cancer pain. Because these drugs have differences in receptor affinity or pharmacokinetic parameters, changing the opioid formulation may result in an unexpected outcome, depending on the patient's condition. This study investigated whether low serum protein levels influence the effectiveness of opioid ...
Berger Reisel R From the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System (RB, CP, JL, SG, SR), San Diego, CA; University of California San Diego School of Pharmacy (RB, JL), San Diego; and Department of Psychiatry (CP, SG, SR), University of California San Diego School of - - 2014
Substance use disorders are a key concern among US veterans. Substance use disorder pharmacotherapies with support for effectiveness are limited. Buprenorphine/naloxone (Suboxone) is an effective opioid replacement treatment option for opioid use disorder when used as part of a comprehensive treatment program. In June 2011, the Veterans Affairs San Diego ...
Kaur Sarabjit S Department of Anesthesia, Government Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, - - 2014
Various adjuvant are being used with local anesthetics for prolongation of intra operative and postoperative analgesia in epidural block for lower limb surgeries. Dexmedetomidine, the highly selective α2 adrenergic agonist is a new neuroaxial adjuvant gaining popularity. The aim of the present study was to compare the hemodynamic, sedative and ...
Agrawal Dipti D Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre , Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi, India - - 2014
Aims: This study aimed to evaluate the effect of ropivacaine epidural analgesia on duration and outcome of labour in nulliparous parturients of India with parturient not receiving any analgesia. Settings and Design: One hundred and twenty nulliparous parturient in established labour at full term with a singleton vertex presentation were ...
Lukosiene Laura L Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Medical Academy, Lithuania. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of a single shot intercostal block for pain control in pediatric patients undergoing the Nuss procedure. A double-blind, randomized, controlled study was performed. Thirty patients received a single shot bilateral intercostal block with levobupivacaine (L group) and 30 patients with ...
Silva Laercio A LA Department of Urology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Rua Doutor Nicolau de Sousa Queiros, 629. Ap.130B, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, - - 2014
Incontinence after prostatectomy for benign or malignant disease is a well-known and often a feared outcome. Although small degrees of incidental incontinence may go virtually unnoticed, larger degrees of incontinence can have a major impact on a man's quality of life.Conceptually, post-prostatectomy incontinence may be caused by sphincter malfunction or ...
Poblete Beate B Departments of 1 Anesthesiology - - 2014
Object The aim of this study was to provide evidence for the effect of intrathecal morphine application after spinal cord tumor resection. Methods Twenty patients participated in a prospective open proof-of-concept study. During dural closure, morphine (7 μg/kg) was injected into the subarachnoid space. All patients were monitored in an ...
Domb Benjamin G - - 2014
Multimodal analgesia following total hip arthroplasty has been shown to improve patient satisfaction, participation with physical therapy, and allow early return to self care. Liposomal bupivacaine is a formulation of local anesthetic which has the potential to provide anesthesia for up to 72 hours following administration. The purpose of this ...
Di Filippo Alessandro A Department of Health Sciences, Section of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy, University of Florence, c/o Careggi Hospital, Largo Brambilla 3, 50124, Florence, Italy, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of four analgesia techniques on postoperative pain after per-trochanteric femur fracture. A retrospective cohort study was conducted on 131 consecutive patients older than 75 years enrolled in an 18-month period and who underwent per-trochanteric fracture repair under spinal analgesia. Patients received ...
Newman Diane K DK aDivision of Urology bDepartment of Medicine and Geriatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, - - 2014
Incontinence is not an isolated symptom in men, but rather a component of a multifactorial problem that may include other lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Male urinary incontinence is often seen following prostate surgery and procedures, particularly prostate cancer surgery. Men with enlarged prostates experience overactive bladder symptoms of urgency ...
Weingarten Toby N TN Mayo Clinic Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA, - - 2014
Nicotine is a known analgesic. Our primary aim was to test the hypothesis that intranasal nicotine administered intraoperatively reduces the need for postoperative opioids. The secondary outcomes included evaluation of both postoperative pain and nausea and vomiting (PONV). Nonsmoking female patients undergoing laparoscopic bariatric operations were randomized to receive either ...
Zhang J-X JX Department of Anesthesiology, The 148th Central Hospital of PLA, Shandong, - - 2014
Background: To provide the vasoconstriction required for nasal surgery cocaine is frequently used topically; nevertheless, it has been accompanying with intraoperative cardiac adverse effects. In the present study, tramazoline was compared with cocaine as a substitute to determine their proportional efficacy as vasoconstrictors in nasal septoplasty. Methods: Adult patients subjected ...
Tsukada Sachiyuki S Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nekoyama Miyao Hospital, 14-7 Konan, Chuo-ku, Niigata, Niigata, 950-1151 Japan. E-mail address for S. Tsukada: - - 2014
Although epidural analgesia has been used for postoperative pain control after total knee arthroplasty, its usefulness is being reevaluated because of possible adverse effects. Recent studies have proven the efficacy of periarticular analgesic injection and its low prevalence of adverse effects. The present study compares the clinical efficacies of epidural ...
Azimi P P Department of Neurosurgery Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran - - - 2014
A common cause of low back pain is lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). The Swiss Spinal Stenosis Score (SSS) is a well-known questionnaire that measures the severity of symptoms, physical functioning and patient's satisfaction in lumbar spinal stenosis. This study aimed to translate and validate the SSS in Iran. A prospective ...
Singh Harvinder Pal HP Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study investigated the clinical and radiographic factors that influence outcome after arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASAD) for shoulder impingement syndrome. The goal was to develop a new preoperative scoring system to identify patients who would have a prompt and sustained benefit from ASAD. We prospectively reviewed 112 consecutive patients with ...
Mimić Ana A Clinical Center of Serbia, Urology Clinic, Department of Anesthesia, Belgrade, Serbia. - - 2014
Optimal analgesia in ambulatory urology patients still remains a challenge. The aim of this study was to examine if the pre-emptive use of intravenous tramadol can reduce pain after ureteroscopic lithotripsy in patients diagnosed with unilateral ureteral stones. This prospective pilot cohort study included 74 patients diagnosed with unilateral ureteral ...
Mohamed Sahar A SA Department of Anesthesia, Intensive Care, and Pain Management, South Egypt Cancer Institute, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt; Department of Biostatistics and Cancer Epidemiology, National Cancer Institute, Cairo University, - - 2014
There is little systematic research on the efficacy and tolerability of the addition of adjunctive analgesic agents in paravertebral analgesia. The addition of adjunctive analgesics, such as fentanyl and clonidine, to local anesthetics has been shown to enhance the quality and duration of sensory neural blockades, and decrease the dose ...
Fares Khaled M KM Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, ICU and Pain Relief, South Egypt Cancer Institute, Assiut University, Egypt; Lecturer of Anesthesia, ICU and Pain Relief, South Egypt Cancer Institute, Assiut University, Egypt; and Professor of Biostatistics and - - 2014
Caudal analgesia has been prolonged by the addition of various adjuvants. Dexmedetomidine is a highly selective alpha-2 agonist with sedative and analgesic properties. To investigate the effect of addition of dexmedetomidine to 0.25% bupivacaine for caudal analgesia in children undergoing major abdominal cancer surgery. A randomized double-blind trial. Academic medical ...
Wilartratsami Sirichai - - 2014
To evaluate the postoperative analgesic effect and postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) after using epidural low-dose morphine-soaked microfibrillar collagen sponge (MMCS), as compared with placebo. A prospective randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study was performed on patients under-going single-level posterior lumbar spinal decompression and instrumented fusion at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, ...
Rutten-Jacobs Loes Ca LC Department of Neurology, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Medical Center, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, - - 2014
Data on determinants of prognosis after intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in young adults are scarce. Our aim was to identify clinical determinants of prognosis after ICH in adults aged 18-50. We investigated 98 consecutive patients with an ICH, aged 18-50 years, admitted to our hospital between 1980 and 2010. Collected ICH characteristics ...
Williams Brendan A BA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (B.A.W., D.J.M., D.P.R., and M.G.V.), and Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery (H.M.), Columbia University Medical Center, 3959 Broadway, 8 North, New York, NY 10032. E-mail address for M.G. Vitale: - - 2014
Early-onset scoliosis is a heterogeneous condition, with highly variable manifestations and natural history. No standardized classification system exists to describe and group patients, to guide optimal care, or to prognosticate outcomes within this population. A classification system for early-onset scoliosis is thus a necessary prerequisite to the timely evolution of ...
Poon Peter C PC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, North Shore Hospital, Private Bag 93 503, Takapuna, North Shore City 0740, New Zealand. E-mail address for P.C. Poon: - - 2014
Inferior scapular notching following reverse shoulder arthroplasty is due to mechanical impingement and, in some studies, has been associated with poorer functional scores, lower patient satisfaction, and more limited shoulder motion. We aimed to test the hypothesis that inferior positioning of the center of rotation with eccentric glenosphere designs decreases ...
Misono Stephanie S Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, - - 2014
Voice rest is frequently recommended following surgical disruption of vocal fold epithelium, but patients report variable adherence to voice rest recommendations. The objective of this study was to assess the clinical utility of an ambulatory vocal dosimeter for measuring adherence to voice rest recommendations. Outcomes research. Part 1: To determine ...
Ricciardi Benjamin F BF Center for Hip Pain and Preservation, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, - - 2014
Identifying causes and risk factors for failure of hip preservation surgery is critical to properly address residual pathological abnormalities in the revision setting and improve outcomes in this subset of patients. To identify the structural causes of failure in both open and arthroscopic hip preservation procedures and to identify demographic ...
Rees J R JR Centre for Surgical Research, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol; Division of Surgery, Head and Neck, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, - - 2014
Five-year survival after hepatic resection for colorectal cancer (CRC) liver metastases is good, but data on patient-reported outcomes are lacking. This study describes the long-term impact of liver surgery for CRC metastases on patient-reported outcomes. The study used the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Quality of ...
Shin Jong Ki JK *Medical Research Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Busan, Republic of Korea †Medical Research Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, Republic of Korea ‡Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Pusan National University, Busan, Republic of Korea §Department of Biologic Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, Pusan National University, Busan, Republic of - - 2014
Prospective study. To test the inter- and intra-observer reliabilities of five specific measures of global cervical sagittal alignment in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), and to suggest a better means of measuring cervical sagittal alignment. The intraobserver and interobserver reliabilities of several different methods of measuring cervical lordosis have been ...
Whitehouse Michael R MR Department of Orthopaedics, The University of British Columbia, 3rd Floor, 910 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4E3, - - 2014
Reconstruction of large acetabular defects remains a substantial challenge in hip arthroplasty. There remains a paucity of data on the long-term results of acetabular trabecular metal augments. The purpose of this study was to assess the survivorship, clinical outcomes, restoration of center of rotation of the hip, and radiological signs ...
Ishii Yoshinori Y Ishii Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Clinic, 1089 Shimo-Oshi, Gyoda, Saitama, 361-0037, Japan, - - 2014
Previous studies have evaluated the ability of the gap technique to achieve accurate rotational placement in both posterior cruciate ligament (PCL)-retaining and PCL-substituting total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The purpose of the present study was to determine (1) the accuracy of this technique in degrees and (2) whether retention of the ...
Kim Hyo-Jin HJ Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon-Dong, Gangnam-Gu, Seoul, 135-710, Republic of - - 2014
Compared to open gastrectomy (OG), laparoscopic gastrectomy (LG) has improved short-term outcomes and equivalent oncological outcomes. In this study, a potential short-term advantage of LG over OG, reduced risk of emergence agitation, was evaluated. This retrospective study compared LG versus OG with respect to emergence agitation in 400 adult patients ...
Rivas John M JM John M Rivas, Alison Schneider, Fernando J Castro, Digestive Disease Center, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL 33331, United - - 2014
To compare the bowel cleansing efficacy of same day ingestion of 4-L sulfa-free polyethylene glycol (4-L SF-PEG) vs 2-L polyethylene glycol solution with ascorbic acid (2-L PEG + Asc) in patients undergoing afternoon colonoscopy. 206 patients (mean age 56.7 years, 61% male) undergoing outpatient screening or surveillance colonoscopies were prospectively ...
Wang Audrey S AS Department of Dermatology, University of California-Davis, Sacramento, California; Department of Dermatology, Department of Veterans Affairs, Northern California Healthcare System, Mather, - - 2014
The set-back suture, an absorbable dermal suturing technique, purportedly improves wound eversion and cosmetic outcomes. We sought to conduct a split-wound, prospective, randomized study to compare the cosmetic outcome and wound eversion achieved with the set-back suture and the buried vertical mattress suture (BVMS). A total of 46 surgical elliptical ...
Bonizzi Pietro P Department of Knowledge Engineering, Maastricht University, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands - - 2014
To present a comparison of electrocardiogram-based non-invasive measures of atrial fibrillation (AF) substrate complexity computed on invasive animal recordings to discriminate between short-term and long-term AF. The final objective is the selection of an optimal sub-set of measures for AF complexity assessment. High-density epicardial direct contact mapping recordings (234 leads) ...
Schwaiger B J BJ Abteilung für Neuroradiologie, Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Ismaninger Str. 22, 81675, Munich, Germany, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to analyze the safety and efficacy of the pREset device, a stent retriever system, for endovascular mechanical thrombectomy (MT) in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) after middle cerebral artery (MCA) occlusion. Retrospectively, 48 consecutive patients (mean age ± standard deviation, 71.0 ± 11.9 years; 24 women) treated ...
Walker Tilman T Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200a, 69118, Heidelberg, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to compare the functional outcome of patients following unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) using the Oxford domed lateral UKR to patients who underwent cruciate-retaining total knee replacement (TKR) for isolated osteoarthritis in the lateral compartment. With the help of our institutional database, we retrospectively identified ...
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