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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, ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, - - 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Yarbrough Chester K CK Department of Neurosurgery, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, - - 2014
Object 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sokal David C DC *Clinical Sciences Unit, FHI 360, Durham, NC; †Center for Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery, Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; ‡University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia; §EngenderHealth, Kisumu, Kenya; ‖Homa Bay District Hospital, Homa Bay, Kenya; ¶EngenderHealth, New York, NY; #Society for Family Health, Lusaka, Zambia; and **Copperbelt University School of Medicine, Kitwe, - - 2014
To compare clinical profiles of Shang Ring versus conventional circumcisions. Parallel group open-label randomized controlled trial with one-to-one allocations in 2 sites. We enrolled HIV-negative men aged 18-54 years in Homa Bay, Kenya, and Lusaka, Zambia and followed them at 2, 7, 14, 21, 28, 42, and 60 days after ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ng Dennis Zhaowen DZ Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University of Singapore, National University Hospital, Singapore. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare the clinical outcome between the use of knotless sutures versus knot-tying sutures in arthroscopic Bankart repairs. Between January 2007 and January 2011, 87 patients who underwent arthroscopic Bankart repair with the use of knot-tying suture anchors or knotless suture anchors were evaluated, with 45 patients in the knot-tying ...
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 ...
Skeldon Sean C SC Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
To investigate whether the amount of striated muscle (SM) removed with the apical aspect of the prostate at prostatectomy can be predictive of postprostatectomy urinary incontinence (UI). The records of 61 consecutive patients seen in follow-up after prostatectomy were reviewed. Complete clinical data were collected. Two uropathologists reviewed the hematoxylin ...
Ji Yong Bae YB 1 Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, Hanyang University , Seoul, Korea - - 2014
Abstract Background: Although the excellent short-term cosmesis after robotic/endoscopic thyroidectomy has been reported, the long-term cosmetic outcome is not yet known. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term cosmetic outcome of robotic/endoscopic thyroidectomy. Patients and Methods: We compared 147 patients who underwent robotic or endoscopic thyroidectomy using ...
Pulido Luis L Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 55902, USA, - - 2014
Although highly porous metals have demonstrated excellent bone ingrowth properties and so are an intriguing option for fixation in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), some surgeons are skeptical about the durability of uncemented tibial fixation and the potential for soft tissues to adhere to these porous metals and perhaps cause knee ...
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 ...
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 ...
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