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Nakanishi Kazuyoshi K Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima, - - 2014
Object Cervical laminoplasty is a surgical procedure for cervical compressive myelopathy (CCM), and satisfactory outcomes have been reported. However, few reports have examined the pathophysiology of improvements in spinal cord function. The aim of this study was to investigate the variation in central motor conduction time (CMCT) before and after ...
Morel J J Département d'anesthésie réanimation, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Saint Etienne, Saint Etienne, - - 2014
Microcirculatory disturbances following cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) are thought to be at the origin of organ dysfunction, although few studies have correlated microvascular alterations with outcome. We aimed to assess the microcirculation with near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and correlate NIRS parameters with intensive care length of stay and ...
van Breugel Henrica N A M HN University Hospital, Maastricht, The - - 2014
This study reports the outcomes of patients who underwent electrical cardioversion for atrial fibrillation recurrence following mitral valve surgery and associated radiofrequency ablation compared to those who did not undergo concomitant atrial fibrillation ablation. The population consisted of 116 patients with persistent/long-standing persistent AF who underwent mitral valve surgery with ...
Iacono F F 2nd Orthopaedics and Traumatologic Clinic, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via Pupilli 1, 40136, Bologna, Italy, - - 2014
To prospectively investigate whether preoperative functional flexion axis in patients with osteoarthritis- and varus-alignment changes after total knee arthroplasty and whether a correlation exists both between preoperative functional flexion axis and native limb deformity. A navigated total knee arthroplasty was performed in 108 patients using a specific software to acquire ...
Mucha Armin A Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Kantonsspital Baselland, 4101, Bruderholz, - - 2014
The purpose was to prospectively evaluate the outcome, in particular the SPECT/CT bone tracer uptake (BTU) after high tibial osteotomy (HTO) due to symptomatic varus malalignment. It was the hypothesis that the BTU after HTO decreases in the medial compartment, clinical outcome and the degree of correction correlates with BTU ...
Thoury Anne A Department of Pathology, and Department of Gynaecology, Hôpital Bichat-Claude Bernard, - - 2014
Molecular and genetic investigations in endometrial carcinogenesis may have prognostic and therapeutic implications. We studied the expression of EGFR, c-Met, PTEN and the mTOR signalling pathway (phospho-AKT/phospho-mTOR/phospho-RPS6) in 69 consecutive tumours and 16 tissue microarrays. We also analysed PIK3CA, K-Ras mutations and microsatellite instability (MSI). We distinguished two groups: group ...
Hogrel Jean-Yves JY Institut de Myologie, GH Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Natural history studies in sporadic inclusion body myositis are of fundamental interest for future therapeutic trials. Previous works have demonstrated the particular relevance of knee extension strength in the follow-up of this disease. This work aimed to extend a preceding natural history over 9 months to a four year period. ...
Andréasson Sten S Department of Ophthalmology, University of Lund, 221 85, Lund, Sweden, - - 2014
To investigate whether preoperative retinal function measured by full-field ERG and multifocal ERG is correlated to postoperative visual acuity after macular hole surgery. Standard pars plana vitrectomy with removal of the internal limiting membrane (ILM) was performed on 19 consecutive patients undergoing macular hole surgery. Intraocular gas tamponade with a ...
Rice Ian S - - 2014
Limb-length discrepancy (LLD) is a common concern for both surgeon and patient in the setting of elective total hip arthroplasty (THA). There is a paucity of evidence guiding surgeons to an optimal method for measuring intraoperative LLD and minimizing postoperative LLD. The primary objective of this prospective, randomized, double-blinded study ...
Aranda Yolanda - - 2014
Background : We sought to determine whether patients with plantar fasciitis have limited dorsiflexion in the first metatarsophalangeal joint and which type of foot, pronated or supinated, is most frequently associated with plantar fasciitis. Methods : The 100 study participants (34 men and 66 women) were divided into two groups: ...
Bonilha da Silva C C Department of Neurology and Neuroimaging Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, University of Campinas - UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, - - 2014
In Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA), frataxin deficiency results in iron redistribution in the dentate nuclei (DNC). Clusters of iron cause inhomogeneities in a magnetic field and result in a reduction in T2 relaxation time (T2). T2 was prospectively evaluated in DNC, putamen, substantia nigra (SN), cerebellar white matter (CWM) and caudate ...
Ferraioli Giovanna G Giovanna Ferraioli, Raffaella Lissandrin, Mabel Zicchetti, Gaetano Filice, Carlo Filice, Department of Infectious Diseases, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Medical School University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, - - 2014
To estimate the validity of the point shear-wave elastography method by evaluating its reproducibility and accuracy for assessing liver stiffness. This was a single-center, cross-sectional study. Consecutive patients with chronic viral hepatitis scheduled for liver biopsy (LB) (Group 1) and healthy volunteers (Group 2) were studied. In each subject 10 ...
Touati Mohamed - - 2014
Abstract Finding new prognostic factors to identify Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) patients (pts) at risk of treatment resistance or relapse remains challenging in daily practice. We evaluated the relationship between CD68 expression, interim PET (iPET) results and outcome in 158 HL diagnosed from 02/1995 to 07/2011. Immunohistochemistry (anti-CD68) gave 2 groups: ...
Brenke Christopher C Department of Neurosurgery, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, - - 2014
We sought to investigate the clinical relevance of neuroforaminal patency and facet degeneration one year after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF). Previous studies were characterized by imprecise techniques and fragmentary measurements, and most lacked reliable clinical data and correlation analyses. Patients with cervical mono- or bi-level degenerative pathology were ...
Gasparovic Hrvoje H Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Center Zagreb, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Advanced hemodynamic monitoring in cardiac surgery translates into improvement in outcomes. We evaluated the relationship between central venous (ScvO2) and mixed venous (SvO2) saturations over the early postoperative period. The adequacy of their interchangeability was tested in patients with varying degrees of cardiac performance. In this prospective observational study, we ...
Park Hae-Young Lopilly HY Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea (South), Republic - - 2014
Purpose: To evaluate the levels of transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) and lysyl oxidases in both the aqueous humor and in Tenon's tissue in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), and to assess their association with bleb morphological features and outcomes of glaucoma surgery. Methods: Eighteen POAG patients scheduled to undergo ...
Carrothers Andrew D AD The Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
This prospective study examines patient non-compliance (NC) for an oral factor Xa inhibitor (Rivaroxaban) when used as venous thromboembolic (VTE) prophylaxis following lower limb arthroplasty. A total of 3145 patients underwent surgery from May 2010 to December 2011. At 6weeks patients completed an anonymous self-administered questionnaire. Postoperatively 2947 (94%, 2947/3145) ...
Su Naichuan N State Key Laboratory of Oral Disease, West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China; Department of Prosthodontics, West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu, - - 2014
To investigate the correlation between clinical dysfunction index (Di) and condylar bony changes, glenoid fossa bony changes and joint space changes. Clinical data and cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) images of 240 patients with temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis (TMJ OA) were analyzed. The patients were assigned a score of Helkimo's clinical ...
Itoh Yuji Y Ophthalmology, Kyorin Eye Center, 6-20-2 Shinkawa, Mitaka, Tokyo, 181-8611, - - 2014
Purpose: To determine whether the photoreceptor outer segments recover symmetrically after successful macular hole surgery, and whether the recovery is correlated with the degree of foveal displacement. Methods: Retrospective, interventional case series. The medical records of 35 eyes of 35 patients with a surgically closed macular hole were reviewed. Spectral-domain ...
Androulakis Ioannis I II Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, General Hospital of Athens "G. Genimatas", Leoforos Mesogion, 154, Athens, - - 2014
Context: Although adrenal incidentalomas (AI) are associated with high prevalence of cardiovascular risk (CVR) factors, it is not clear if patients with non-functioning AI (NFAI) have increased CVR. Objective: To investigate CVR in patients with NFAI. Design: Case-control study. Setting: The study was performed in a tertiary general hospital. Patients: ...
Horie Nobutaka N From the Departments of Neurosurgery (N.H., Y.M., T.H., T.I., K.H., I.N.) and Radiology (M.M.), Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, - - 2014
The ivy sign on fluid-attenuated inversion recovery MRI is a specific finding in moyamoya disease (MMD). This sign indicates decreased cerebral perfusion, dilated pial vasculature, and slow leptomeningeal collateral flow. This study aimed to clarify the characteristics of perioperative changes in the ivy sign in relation to cerebral hyperperfusion, which ...
Cao Kai K 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Shinanomachi 35, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, No.17 Yongwai Street, East Lake District, Nanchang 330006, China 3Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2-1-1 Hongo Bunkyouku, Tokyo 113-8421, Japan 4Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Murayama Medical Center, 2-37-1 Gakuen, Musashimurayama, Tokyo 208-0011, Japan 5Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Meijo Hospital, Naka-ku, Sannomaru, 1-3-1, Nagoya 460-0001, - - 2014
Study Design. A retrospective, multicenter study.Objective. To investigate the relationship between postoperative shoulder balance and adding-on in Lenke type2 adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).Summary of Background Data. Postoperative shoulder imbalance (PSI) and adding-on are the main postoperative complications occurring at the proximal to upper instrumental vertebra (UIV) and the distal to ...
Bydon Mohamad M Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America; Johns Hopkins Spinal Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of - - 2014
C5 palsy is a postoperative complication, characterized by deltoid weakness. The pathogenesis of C5 palsy following laminoforaminotomies in patients with degenerative spinal disease is poorly understood. We hypothesize that the spinal cord fallback is associated with postoperative C5 palsy. We investigate radiographic parameters associated with the development of postoperative C5 ...
Balducci Nicole N *Ophthalmology Unit, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; †Ophthalmology Unit, Sant'Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy; and ‡San Giuseppe Hospital, University Eye Clinic, Milan, - - 2014
To identify early and late retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFLT) modification after internal limiting membrane peeling for idiopathic macular hole or epiretinal membrane and to correlate RNFLT to visual field indices. Single-center, prospective, interventional consecutive case series. Complete ophthalmic examination, fundus images, and spectral domain optical coherence tomography were ...
Napoli Pietro Emanuele PE Department of Surgical Sciences and Odontostomatology, Eye Clinic, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
To provide a qualitative and quantitative analysis of filtering blebs with optical coherence tomography (OCT) in patients after primary trabeculectomy. Evaluation of diagnostic technology. We retrospectively studied 20 eyes of 20 patients who had a fornix-based flap in primary trabeculectomy: 14 with mitomycin C (MMC) and 6 without MMC. Filtering ...
Sharma Krishna K Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Sharad Pawar Dental College, Sawangi, Wardha, Maharashtra, - - 2014
To evaluate the upper airway dimensions in adolescents treated for bimaxillary proclination with first premolar extraction. A retrospective cephalometric evaluation was carried out on the available pre and post orthodontic treatment records of 150 patients (12-18 years of age) who had bimaxillary proclination and were treated with fixed orthodontic therapy. ...
Roberts Andrew J AJ Higher Scientific Officer, Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Epsom, Surrey, - - 2014
To determine the outcome following fasciectomy for chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) in the UK military, and the association between presurgical intramuscular pressure (IMP) and outcome. All patients who underwent fasciectomy for anterior CECS were identified between 2007 and 2010. Presurgery and postsurgery military medical grading for leg function was ...
Zheng Lingyan L Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Stomatology, Zhizaoju Road 639, Shanghai 200011, - - 2014
To investigate the difference of serological profile in pSS and their correlation with the clinical characteristics of parotid glands. This retrospective study includes 289 patients who fulfilled the 2002 American-European Consensus Group Criteria for pSS. The patients were categorized by the clinical features of parotid glands: Group 1 (massive group), ...
Kim Sung-Hoon SH Clinical Instructor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
Continuous measurement of hemoglobin by pulse CO-oximetry (SpHb; Masimo Radical 7 device, Masimo Corp, Irvine, CA) may be helpful during double-jaw surgery when massive hemorrhage is anticipated. Given the possible influence of low blood pressure on the detection of hemoglobin levels, the agreement of the SpHb was evaluated in patients ...
Lee Chan Ho CH Department of Urology, Pusan National University School of Medicine; Medical Research Institute, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, - - 2014
To evaluate the significance of intravesical prostatic protrusion as a predictor of early urinary continence recovery after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. A total of 242 patients who underwent laparoscopic radical prostatectomy were included in the study. Data on incontinence status and the number of pads required per day for urinary incontinence ...
Deie Masataka M Institute of Biomechanical and Health Sciences, Laboratory of Musculoskeletal Functional Research and Regeneration, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, Japan, 734-8553, - - 2014
The current patients required high flexion total knee arthroplasty (TKA). We hypothesized the patients who would get the high rotational angle just after TKA could gain high flexion knee 1 year after TKA. Sixty-three patients (average age: 70.6 years) were examined. In order to examine between the intraoperative rotational angles and the ...
Zanoni A A Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, - - 2014
Relationships of timed barium esophagram (TBE) findings to achalasia types defined by high-resolution manometry (HRM) have not been elucidated. Therefore, we correlated preoperative TBE and HRM measurements in achalasia types and related these to patient symptoms and prior treatments. From 2006 to 2013, 248 achalasia patients underwent TBE and HRM ...
Wang Jing J Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Remodeling and Function Research, Chinese Ministry of Education and Chinese Ministry of Health, Jinan, 250012, Shandong, - - 2014
The aim of this study is to investigate the dynamic alterations of cardiac connexin 43 (Cx43), matrix metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2) and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-2 (TIMP-2) in the setting of different ventricular fibrillation (VF) duration. In this study, thirty-two dogs were randomly divided into sham control group, 8-min VF group, 12-min ...
Schmale Gregory A GA Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA, - - 2014
ACL injuries in preteens and teens are common occurrences. Reconstruction is believed to be optimum treatment for those wishing to return to running, cutting, and jumping sports. Rates of reoperation, satisfaction, and long-term return to and maintenance of preinjury activity after ACL reconstruction in young athletes are important information for ...
Rhee Yong Girl YG Shoulder and Elbow Clinic, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the clinical and structural outcomes of rotator cuff repairs in patients older than 70 years and those younger than 70 years and to analyze a correlation between patient factors and retear rate. Two hundred thirty-eight patients between the ages of 60 and ...
Kutlutürk Isil - - 2014
The current study aimed to investigate short- and long-term postoperative ocular refractive effects of medial rectus recession on the involved eye and to describe the detectable effects in detail by the results of vector analysis. Data of patients in whom medial rectus recession was performed between 2010 and 2012 were ...
Gaarder Mario M Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, - - 2014
The radiographers' role in ultrasound (US) has been debated due to the operator-dependent aspect of diagnostic US. With standardized cine-loop ultrasound (SCUS) a reliable diagnosis can be achieved by reading SCUS independently from performing the procedure. To study the correlation between sonographic findings when SCUS is performed and read by ...
Schneeberger Alberto G AG Endoclinic Zurich, Klinik Hirslanden, Zürich, Switzerland; University of Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the subjective elbow value (SEV) and compare it with the Mayo Elbow Performance Score (MEPS). The SEV is defined as the patient's subjective estimation of the elbow as a percentage of a normal elbow, which would correspond to 100%. The MEPS and ...
Lall Neil U NU 1 Department of Radiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA - - 2014
OBJECTIVE. Endovascular stenting is a safe, effective treatment of hepatic artery stenosis after liver transplant, but no detailed evaluation has been completed of changes in ultrasound monitoring parameters after stenting. This study aims to improve poststenting surveillance by delineating the expected postoperative findings. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Thirty-one stent procedures were ...
Castillo-Lopez Jose M JM University of Seville, Department of Podiatry, Seville, - - 2014
Background : Excessive deviation of the distal phalanx in abduction frequently occurs in advanced stages of hallux rigidus but not in hallux valgus. Therefore, theoretically there should be no significant differences in the hallux interphalangeal angle (HIPA) between individuals with normal feet, those with hallux valgus, and those with mild ...
Silverio Luz M LM Department of Emergency Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, - - 2014
This study aimed to measure self-reported patient adherence to postoperative restrictions after rotator cuff repair, to evaluate correlations between adherence and functional outcome, and to identify possible indicators of poor adherence. We believed that poor adherence would correlate with poor functional outcome. Fifty consecutive patients undergoing repair for rotator cuff ...
Fudman David I DI Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, - - 2014
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) has become an accepted form of endoscopic treatment for Barrett's esophagus (BE), yet reported response rates are variable. There are no accepted quality measures for performing RFA, and provider-level characteristics may influence RFA outcomes. To determine whether endoscopist RFA volume is associated with rates of complete remission ...
Soon En Loong EL Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, - - 2014
Activities in Asian cultures require greater knee flexion. However, this study hypothesized that post-operative range of motion (ROM) does not correlate with patient reported outcome scores at 2years. 292 TKAs were evaluated at a public hospital in Singapore from January 2006 to May 2009. The relationship between ROM and outcome ...
Suchomel P P Neurocentre, Regional Hospital Liberec, Husova 10, 46063, Liberec, Czech Republic, - - 2014
Recent studies describe significant rates of heterotopic ossification (HO) after cervical total disc replacement (CTDR). Little is known about the reasons, and one aspect that requires further in vivo investigation is the biomechanical alteration after CTDR and the role of the implant-related centre of rotation (CORi) in particular. The role ...
Martucci Alessio A Ophthalmology Unit, Department of Experimental Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133, Rome, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate pupillary response to light stimulation in patients with different stages of glaucoma using computerized pupillometry. We conducted a retrospective study on a group of 44 glaucoma patients who had undergone complete ophthalmological examination, visual field test (Humphrey SITA Standard 24-2) and monocular ...
Li Yue Y Sports Medicine Service, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, Beijing, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:Posterior tibial slope (PTS) has recently been identified as a risk factor for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries because of an associated increase in anterior tibial translation (ATT) and ACL loading. However, few studies concerning the correlation between PTS and postoperative ATT have been published. PURPOSE:To analyze the relationship between ...
Sahin-Yilmaz Asli A Department of Otolaryngology, Umraniye Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of the turbinates is used commonly for nasal obstruction; however, there is no consensus on patient selection for this surgery. In a prospective clinical study, 53 adult subjects with bilateral turbinate hypertrophy were evaluated subjectively and objectively with anterior rhinomanometry at baseline and at 1, 3, and ...
Song M H MH Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine Treatment of Renal Disease Centre, Beidaihe Sanatorium of Beijing Military Area Command, Chinese PLA, Qinhuangdao, - - 2014
This study aimed to disclose the potential causality of low bilirubin in patients with nephrotic syndrome (NS). Correlation analysis was carried out on total bilirubin (TBIL) to serum albumin (ALB), Upr, and Umalb/cr for three groups in a case-control study. P < 0.001 was observed for TBIL, ALB, Umalb/cr, and ...
Xu Zhuoming Z Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Shanghai Children's Medical Center, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, - - 2014
This study aimed to compare the levels of plasma B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and C-reactive protein (CRP) in relation to oxygen transport between patients with restrictive right ventricle (rRV) and those without (non-rRV) early after tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) repair. Eighty patients (30 in the rRV group) underwent TOF repair ...
Stefanini M M From the Departments of Diagnostic Imaging (M.S., S.F., F.G., S.M., A.M., V.C., M.F., R.F., R.G., G.S.) and Neuroscience (S.R., D.C.), University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy; and Santa Lucia Foundation/European Center for Brain Research (CERC) (S.R., D.C.), Rome, - - 2014
Hypothetical correlation between chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency and MS has gained the attention of patients and the scientific community. Studies performed by echo-color Doppler ultrasonography have shown different results, and it is necessary to use more objective diagnostic techniques. The aim of our study was to evaluate the presence of ...
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