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Galindo-Zamora Vladimir V Small Animal Hospital, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany; Small Animal Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, National University of Colombia, Bogotá, - - 2014
To (1) evaluate thoracic limb loads and symmetry, and elbow function and morphology, before and after arthroscopic treatment of unilateral medial coronoid process disease (MCPD), and (2) determine if functional variables correlate with morphologic findings. Prospective case series. Dogs (n = 14) with thoracic limb lameness. Dogs were included when unilateral MCPD ...
Fowler J J University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, - - 2014
Once-daily brimonidine tartrate (BT) 0.5% gel was shown to provide significantly greater efficacy vs. vehicle for the treatment of facial erythema in patients with rosacea. To demonstrate that patient satisfaction with overall appearance is correlated with reduction in facial erythema, as measured by clinician and patient assessments. Data from two ...
Sheikh Shahid I SI Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA; Section of Pulmonary Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Ivacaftor corrects the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gating defect associated with G551D mutation and is quickly becoming an important treatment in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) due to this genetic mutation. A single-center study was performed in CF patients receiving ivacaftor to evaluate the usefulness of high resolution ...
Cirbian Jesús J Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, PasseigValld'Hebron 119-129, E-08035, Barcelona, - - 2014
Objectives To assess the incidence and timing of hypotension after carotid artery stenting (CAS) and its correlation with postoperative complications. Background CAS-associated postoperative hypotension has been linked to surgical morbidity and mortality, especially to stroke and cardiac complications. Methods Ninety-seven consecutive patients undergoing transcervical CAS were monitored for at least ...
Jacquet-Lagrèze Matthias - - 2014
We evaluate an innovating device consisting of an enteral feeding tube equipped of a photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor in contact with the duodenal mucosa. This study aims to determine if the PPG signal composed of a continuous (PDC) and a pulsatile part (PAC) is a reliable method to assess gut perfusion ...
Norton Adam A AA University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, UIHC, 01029 JPP, Iowa City, IA, 52242, - - 2014
Many patients undergoing TKA have both knee and ankle pathology, and it seems likely that some compensatory changes occur at each joint in response to deformity at the other. However, it is not fully understood how the foot and ankle compensate for a given varus or valgus deformity of the ...
Niethammer Thomas R TR Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital of Munich, Grosshadern Campus, Munich, - - 2014
Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) using tissue-engineered cartilage is a successful therapy for full-thickness cartilage lesions in the knee joint. However, in vivo graft maturation is still unclear. The aim of this prospective study was to analyze graft maturation after ACI in the knee using objective T2 mapping in correlation with ...
Yamashita Toshifumi T *Department of Ophthalmology, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan; †Department of Ophthalmology, Kyushu University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan; ‡Department of Ophthalmology, Beppu Medical Center, Oita, Japan; and §Retinal Consultants of Arizona and Spectra Eye Institute, Phoenix, - - 2014
To evaluate the individualized, optical coherence tomography-guided facedown posturing after macular hole (MH) surgery in minimizing the burden and maximizing outcome. A retrospective comparative study. One hundred and seven consecutive eyes with an MH (<500 μm) received vitrectomy and gas tamponade. After surgery, optical coherence tomography examination was performed from ...
Francisconi Manoela Fávaro MF Graduate student, Department of Orthodontics, Bauru Dental School, University of São Paulo, Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
In this study, we aimed to compare the relapse of maxillary and mandibular anterior crowding, overjet, and overbite 5 years after treatment in subjects with Class I and Class II malocclusions treated with and without extractions, and also to evaluate the correlations among these factors. The sample comprised 84 subjects ...
Lee Tae-Yeon TY From the Departments of *Orthodontics, †General Dentistry, and ‡Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, School of Dentistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, South - - 2014
This study was to investigate the correlation between changes of the soft and hard tissues three-dimensionally in class III orthognathic patients using cone-beam computed tomography. Cone-beam computed tomography images were obtained within 2 weeks before surgery and at 6 months after surgery in 18 adult class III patients who underwent ...
Arangalage Dimitri D Department of Cardiology, Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Bichat Hospital, Paris, - - 2014
The Logistic European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation (EuroSCORE) and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) score are routinely used to identify patients at high surgical risk as potential candidates for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). To compare the new EuroSCORE II with the Logistic EuroSCORE and the STS ...
Hui L L Cervical Disease Center, Xuzhou Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital, Xuzhou Medical College, Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. - - 2014
To explore the potential correlation between three-dimensional color power Doppler ultrasound (3D-CPA) parameters and high-grade cervical lesions and early cervical cancer microvessel density (MVD) and investigate the role of transvaginal three-dimensional power Doppler ultrasonography in the detection of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Totally 90 subjects were randomly divided into three groups: ...
Zhou Feifei F Department of Orthopedics, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing 100191, - - 2014
Open-door laminoplasty is widely used in the treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). This study aimed to investigate the profiles of and correlation between objective and subjective short-term outcome assessments after open-door laminoplasty for CSM. We retrospectively analyzed surgical outcomes in 129 consecutive CSM patients who underwent open-door laminoplasty in ...
Kececi Yavuz Y 1 Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Izmir Education and Research Hospital, Izmir, - - 2014
Abstract Macromastia causes several health problems, and reduction surgery alleviates them successfully. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether reduction mammaplasty improves possible impairments on pulmonary functions related to macromastia. Thirty-one patients participated in the study. Pulmonary function tests were performed before and 3 months after surgery with ...
Frei D D Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, CO, - - 2014
Thin-section (≤2.5 mm) NCCT is a dependable method for measurement of clot length in documented anterior circulation occlusions. A majority of clots in the proximal anterior circulation are ≥8 mm, which have low probability of revascularization with IV rtPA alone. Nevertheless, past studies have had sampling restrictions, and correlations of ...
Tripathi Arvind A Dean, Postgraduate Studies and Research, Saraswati Dental College and Hospital, Lucknow, - - 2014
This report describes the efficacy of a guiding flange appliance in correcting mandibular deviation in the hemi-mandibulectomy patient and correlates the time elapsed between surgery and placement of the appliance and the extent of initial mandibular deviation to the success rate of a guiding flange appliance in correcting the deviation. ...
Leikola Junnu J Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Center, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland, - - 2014
This study aims to compare pre- and postoperative cephalic indexes (CI) with corresponding segmented intracranial volumes (SIV) obtained from volumetric CT in scaphocephalic patients. Twenty-four patients (17 boys) who had undergone cranial vault remodeling due to scaphocephaly were compared from 3D-CT imaging datasets. The mean age of the patients at ...
Metsna Vahur V University of Tartu , - - 2014
Background - Attempts to relate patellar cartilage involvement to anterior knee pain (AKP) have yielded conflicting results. We determined whether the condition of the cartilage of the patella at the time of knee replacement, as assessed by the OARSI score, correlates with postsurgical AKP. Patients and methods - We prospectively ...
Adamova B B Department of Neurology, University Hospital and Masaryk University Brno, Jihlavska 20, 62500, Brno, Czech Republic, - - 2014
The aim of this prospective observational cohort study was to evaluate long-term outcomes in patients with mild-to-moderate lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) and to analyse the predictors of clinical outcomes. A group of 53 patients were re-examined after a median period of 139 months. Evaluations were made of subjective clinical outcome, objective ...
Kanawade Vaibhav V Orthopedic Department, Keck Medical Center of USC, 1520 San Pablo Street, Suite 2000, Los Angeles, CA 90033. E-mail address for L.D. Dorr: - - 2014
The angles of the acetabular component of a total hip replacement change with body postural changes, and this change can affect stability and wear. We sought to correlate the intraoperative angles of inclination and anteversion of the cup with the changes in these angles when patients moved from standing to ...
Yirmibe O Lu Erkal Eda - - 2014
Backgorund: The aim of this study was to evaluate dysphagia in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) undergoing three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy using objective and subjective tools simultaneously and to associate the clinical correlates of dysphagia with dosimetric parameters. Twenty patients were included in the study. The primary tumor ...
Seidel A C AC Angiology and Vascular Surgery at Medicine Course of the State University of Maringá, Vascular Sonographer by Brazilian Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery / Brazilian College of Radiology (BSAVS / BCR) - - - 2014
It is estimated that between 5 to 20% of the adult population in developed countries is affected by chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), thus being the most frequent vascular disorder. Recent studies show that, in most CVI patients, their junctions are competent and the correlated superficial reflux is present along the ...
Crepaldi Carlo C Department of Nephrology, Ospedale S. Bortolo, Vicenza, - - 2014
Background: Achievement of euvolemia is a fundamental challenge in the peritoneal dialysis (PD) population. Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is one of the best techniques for routine assessment of hydration status (HS) in PD, but in recent years, the role of brain natriuretic peptides (BNP) in the assessment of volume status has ...
Moisseiev Elad E Department of Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv - - - 2014
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with subretinal injection of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) for the treatment of large submacular hemorrhage (SMH) secondary to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and identify parameters correlated with the visual prognosis. Thirty-one eyes that underwent PPV with subretinal tPA injection ...
Boissière Louis L Spine Unit 1, Orthopedic Surgery Department, Bordeaux University Hospital, Place Amélie Raba-Léon, 33076, Bordeaux, France, - - 2014
Lumbo-pelvic indexes appeared recently in the literature taking advantage from the relationship between pelvic incidence (PI) and lumbar lordosis (LL). Schwab proposed to subtract LL from PI (PI-LL) as Boissière proposed the lumbar lordosis index (LLI), which is the ratio between LL and PI (LL/PI). Both indexes have been described ...
Bruni Danilo D Biomechanics and Technological Innovation Laboratory, Codivilla-Putti Research Center, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna University, Via Di Barbiano 1-10, 40136, Bologna, Italy, - - 2014
The main purpose of the present study was to determine long-term implant fixation of 15 unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKAs) with an all-poly tibial component using Roentgen stereophotogrammetric analysis (RSA) at a mean 10-year follow-up. The secondary purpose was to investigate whether the progressive loss of implant's fixation correlates with a ...
Gungor Gurcan G Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey, - - 2014
Otoacoustic emissions (OAEs) are non-invasive, easy to apply and objective test methods which are widely used to determine the presence of hearing in audiology clinics. Under certain circumstances, the study should be applied under general anesthesia. The aim of this study was to determine the influence of new short-acting inhalation ...
Lee D Y DY Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
There have been limited studies of subjective tongue function over long-term follow-up in spite of swallowing and articulation disorders are common complications of glossectomy. To assess long-term subjective swallowing and articulation function after partial glossectomy. A total of 63 patients with the mobile tongue cancer who underwent partial glossectomy without ...
Jeon Hyeong-Min HM From the *School of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Seoul; †Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Dental Research Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul; and ‡Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Dental Research Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul, South - - 2014
The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the changes in the upper lip (UL) by posterior impaction and setback (PI-SB) of the maxilla. The samples consisted of 29 skeletal Class III patients (10 men and 19 women) who received bimaxillary surgery including PI-SB of the maxilla after Le ...
Sartori Michelangelo M Department of Angiology and Blood Coagulation, S. Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital, 40138 Bologna, - - 2014
Post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) is the most common complication of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), but few data are available on the risk factors for PTS. To assess whether the time-course of D-dimer, FVIII, and thrombotic burden are related to PTS development. Patients (n=59) with proximal DVT of the lower limbs (age ...
Ebert Jay R JR School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia - - 2014
Matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI) is an established technique for the repair of knee chondral defects, although the correlation between clinical and radiological outcomes after surgery is poorly understood. To determine the correlation between clinical and radiological outcomes throughout the postoperative timeline to 5 years after MACI. Cohort study (diagnosis); ...
Perreas Konstantinos K From the *2nd Department of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece; †Department of Anaesthesiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece; and ‡Department of Statistics and Insurance, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, - - 2014
Prognosis and severity of mitral valve disease in patients are reflected in their natriuretic peptide levels. Patients in the upper margin of this range with severe mitral valve dysfunction also present with a range of myocardial dysfunction and symptomatic progression. We investigated whether serial pre- and immediate postoperative measurements of ...
Gao Fuqiang F Osteonecrosis and Joint-Preserving and Reconstruction Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing 100029, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between prosthesis coverage and postoperative hidden blood loss (HBL) in primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA). A total of 120 patients who had undergone unilateral TKA from August 2012 to May 2013 were retrospectively studied. The Gross formula was used to ...
Jia Yan Y Ninth People's Hospital,affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, 639 Zhizaoju Road, Shanghai, 200011, - - 2014
Purpose:To measure the aqueous humor levels of MMP-1, MMP-2, MMP-3, TIMP-1, TIMP-2 and TIMP-3 in patients with myopia or cataract and to investigate whether their levels are correlated with the axial length (AL). Methods:MMP/TIMPs levels were measured with the Luminex xMAP Technology by using commercially available Milliplex xMAP Kits. Sixty ...
Lian Lifei L Department of Neurology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1095 Jiefang Avenue, Wuhan, Hubei, 430030, - - 2014
Perihematomal edema (PHE) can worsen patient outcomes after spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) in combination with thrombolytic removal of hematoma has been proven to be a promising treatment strategy. However, preclinical studies have suggested that intraclot thrombolysis may exacerbate PHE after ICH. Herein, we investigated the effects ...
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 ...
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