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Glueck Charles J - - 2013
We describe thrombosis, deep venous thrombosis (DVT) pulmonary embolism (PE; n = 9) and hip-knee osteonecrosis (n = 5) that developed after testosterone therapy (median 11 months) in 14 previously healthy patients (13 men and 1 woman; 13 Caucasian and 1 African American), with no antecedent thrombosis and previously undiagnosed ...
Ha Jerome Hi - - 2013
We report a case of cystoid macular oedema (CMO) precipitated by selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) performed to treat steroid-induced ocular hypertension in a diabetic patient. A 47-year-old diabetic male complained of blurred vision in the right eye. The right visual acuity (VA) was 6/9 and the intraocular pressure (IOP) was ...
Kim Baek-Jun - - 2013
Abstract Rodents and soricomorphs are animal hosts of fleas and associated zoonotic microbial pathogens. A total of 4,889 small mammals were collected from Gyeonggi and Gangwon Provinces, Republic of Korea, from 2008 through 2010, including: Apodemus agrarius (4,122, 84.3%), followed by Crocidura lasiura (282, 5.8%), Microtus fortis (257, 5.3%), Myodes ...
Meneghini R Michael - - 2013
Patient selection for cementless knee arthroplasty (TKA) remains challenging. 106 consecutive TKAs performed with a cementless porous tantalum tibial component of PS-design were reviewed. Nine failures (8 male/1 female) occurred at a mean 18months and demonstrated a characteristic failure mode of medial tibial collapse. The mean height of 72.5inches in ...
Singh Manmeet - - 2013
Female urethral stricture is an underdiagnosed and overlooked cause of female bladder outlet obstruction. The possible etiologies may be infection, prior dilation, difficult catheterization with subsequent fibrosis, urethral surgery, trauma, or idiopathic. We present our technique and results of dorsal onlay full thickness vaginal graft urethroplasty for female urethral stricture. ...
Samani Seyed Salman - - 2013
Angular deformities about the knee are one of the common disorders. High Tibial osteotomy is a way of correcting the deformity. Although the general agreement is focused toward the open wedge technique, discussion about the type of device is a subject to debate. This current study has attempted to evaluate ...
Bhavanani Ananda Balayogi - - 2013
Suryanamaskar (SN), a yogic technique is composed of dynamic muscular movements synchronised with deep rhythmic breathing. As it may have influence on CNS, this study planned to investigate immediate effects of SN on reaction time (RT) and heart rate (HR). 21 female volunteers attending yoga classes were recruited for study ...
Eloy Jean Anderson - - 2013
PURPOSE: We compare estimated blood loss (EBL) during endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) between patients receiving transoral greater palatine canal (GPC) and transnasal infiltration (combined group) to patients receiving only transnasal infiltration (control group). CT stage, endoscopic stage, revision surgery, presence of polyps, degree of resident involvement, and operative time (OT) ...
Kyrkos Margaritis J - - 2013
BACKGROUND/RATIONALE: Introducing new or testing existing drugs in an attempt to modify the progress of osteoarthritis is of paramount importance. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES: This study aims to determine the effect exerted by calcitonin on the progress of early-stage osteoarthritic lesions. METHODS: We used 18, skeletally mature, white, female, New Zealand rabbits. Osteoarthritis ...
Kapusuz Gencer Zeliha - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to determine the possible role of nasal septal deviation on volume of maxillary sinuses and its relationship with development of maxillary sinusitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between May 2010 and September 2012, paranasal sinus computed tomography (CT) findings of 825 patients (470 males, 355 ...
Ishii Yoshinori - - 2013
PURPOSE: This study used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to evaluate in vivo preoperative changes in the length of the patellar tendon (LPT) in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA). We sought to answer two questions: first, does the LPT change with flexion? Second, does the LPT show a gender-specific pattern? ...
Zhu Yong - - 2013
While total knee arthroplasty is useful for treating osteoarthritis of the knee, the success of this treatment depends on effective rehabilitation. The goal of this study was to develop an assistive device for post-total knee arthroplasty patients for walking rehabilitation and for shortening the hospitalization period. We developed a brace ...
Tsilimparis Nikolaos - - 2013
The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of recent chemotherapy (Chx) on outcome of aorto-iliac aneurysm (AAA) repair. The 2005-2010 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) database was queried to identify vascular patients undergoing AAA repair within 30 days after Chx. Seventy-one patients ...
Tan Guosheng - - 2013
PURPOSE: To investigate the influence of uterine artery embolization (UAE) on endometrial microvessel density (MVD) and angiogenesis. METHODS: Sixty female guinea pigs were divided into two groups, the control group (n = 15) and the UAE treatment group (n = 45). In the UAE group, tris-acryl gelatin microspheres were used to generate embolization. Animals ...
Li Chao - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the feasibility of replacing urinary epithelial cells with oral keratinocytes and transforming growth factor β (TGF-β)1 siRNA transfected fibroblasts seeded on bladder acellular matrix graft (BAMG) to reconstruct urethra. METHODS: Autologous oral keratinocytes and TGF-β1 siRNA transfected fibroblasts were seeded onto BAMGs to obtain a tissue-engineered mucosa. ...
Bauer Ricarda M - - 2013
Objective: To evaluate prospectively the value of the 'repositioning test' (RT) in preoperative patient selection for the efficacy of male stress urinary incontinence (SUI) treatment using a retroluminar transobturator male sling (AdVance sling). Patients and Methods: 65 consecutive patients with SUI after radical prostatectomy were included in this single-center prospective ...
Klein-Theyer Angelika - - 2013
Purpose:  To evaluate ocular surface characteristics and tear film function following modified Hughes flap for eyelid reconstruction. Methods:  This is an institutional study including 18 patients (6 male, 12 female) who underwent a tarsoconjunctival flap for reconstructing the lower eyelid's posterior lamella in one eye between 2005 and 2010. The ...
Deutsch Mariel B MB Department of Neurology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, - - 2013
Glucocorticoids ameliorate neurologic symptoms in patients with glioblastoma, but their adverse effects limit long-term use. This study sought to identify factors associated with steroid taper success or failure in the early stages of glioblastoma treatment. We retrospectively reviewed steroid prescribing practices from date of surgery until one month following radiotherapy ...
Liu Xinyu - - 2013
Study Design. A prospective clinical study of modified unilateral laminotomy for bilateral decompression (M-ULBD) of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS).Objective. In this paper, the authors describe the technique of modified unilateral laminotomy for bilateral decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis, and reported 2 years follow-up results.Summary of Background Data. Recent researches showed ...
Tsilimparis N - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: Challenging iliac access during thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) is associated with a higher risk of access site complications such as injury or rupture of the iliac vessels. As a result, the use of iliac conduits is frequently used to facilitate access during TEVAR. This report evaluates the effect ...
Jia-Qi Yuan - - 2013
Objective To compare the incidences of anemia, osteoporosis, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) after the application of different endocrine therapies in patients with prostate cancer.Methods Totally 125 patients aged 58 to 84 years with biopsy-confirmed local prostate cancer were recruited between September 2008 and September 2010. Of them 52 treated ...
Gustaityté-Larsen Dalia - - 2013
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSCs) and are the most common malignancies in Caucasians. The purpose of our study was to examine the frequency of the histological types of NMSC located on the auricle, and to determine whether national and international guidelines ...
Al-Khtoum Nemer - - 2013
To evaluate the incidence of salivary gland pleomorphic adenoma in Jordanian patients. The retrospective study involved histopathological reports of 62 patients diagnosed to have pleomorphic adenoma from salivary glands between 2000 and 2008 at King Hussein Medical Centre and the peripheral military hospitals of the Royal Medical Services, Jordan. The ...
Ahmad Shah Zamir Z Department of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, SKIMS, Soura, Kashmir , - - 2013
The objectives of this study were to compare and analyze the results of right anterolateral thoracotomy and median sternotomy approach for primary mitral valve replacement with reference to the exposure during Valve Replacement , length of surgical incision, mean cross clamp time, mean bypass time, intensive care unit (ICU) stay, ...
Drobniewski Marek - - 2013
Abstract Introduction. The aim of the study was to analyze results of hip arthroplasty with the use of the hydroxyapatite-coatedCorail stem. Material and methods.The study group consisted of 134 patients (85 females and 49 males) who underwent 138 hip joint arthroplastieswith the use of the Corail stem. The mean age ...
Djordjevic Miroslav L - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Metoidioplasty presents one of the variants of phalloplasty in female transsexuals. Urethral lengthening is the most difficult part in this surgery and poses many challenges. AIM: We evaluated 207 patients who underwent metoidioplasty, aiming to compare two different surgical techniques of urethral lengthening, postoperative results, and complications. METHODS: The ...
Hubbard-Turner Tricia - - 2013
Ankle sprains remain the most common orthopedic pathology. Conducting long term studies in humans is difficult and costly, so the long term consequences of an ankle sprain are not entirely known. PURPOSE: The objective of this study is to develop and test a mechanical ankle instability model in mice. METHODS: ...
Rosa Cristiane Becher - - 2013
The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of laser or light-emitting diode (LED) phototherapy on the bone formation at the midpalatal suture after rapid maxilla expansion. Twenty young adult male rats were divided into four groups with 8 days of experimental time: group 1, no treatment; group 2, ...
Greca Fernando Hintz - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The purpose of our study was to assess the biocompatibility of the porcine small bowel submucosa and its ability to increase the rectal diameter compared with a formal transverse coloplasty. METHODS: We assigned 36 New Zealand male rabbits to four experimental groups: groups C1 and C2 were treated with transverse ...
Rhee Soo J - - 2013
Introduction: Extension of thrombus from the great saphenous vein into the common femoral vein can be an early postprocedural complication of endothermal ablation (ETA). Methods: A retrospective review was performed over a 3-year period. Intraprocedural ultrasound images demonstrating the distance of the catheter tip to the saphenofemoral junction (SFJ) were ...
Maeda Masahiro - - 2013
PURPOSE:: To evaluate the outcomes of Trabectome, a surgical device that ablates an arc of trabecular meshwork, in Japanese glaucoma patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS:: Trabectome surgeries were performed on 80 eyes of 69 adult Japanese patients (age range, 14 to 89 y; 50 male and 30 female patients) with or ...
Ellis Scott J SJ Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA. - - 2013
Surgical treatment of multiplanar (varus and dorsal angulation) second toe deformities due to degenerative instability can lead to recurrence, stiffness, and pain. The goal of this study was to evaluate the short-term outcomes associated with a new technique using an extensor digitorum brevis (EDB) tendon reconstruction to correct such deviation ...
Kanat Mustafa - - 2013
The aim of the present study was to evaluate left ventricle systolic and diastolic function, using tissue Doppler echocardiography (TDE), in relation to blood glucose status in prediabetic patients who had no evidence of heart disease by conventional echocardiography (CE). We included 60 patients (30 female, 30 male) and 20 ...
Ahmed Nisar - - 2013
To compare parathyroid gland autotransplantation with parathyroid gland preservation in situ with respect to the preservation of parathyroid gland function in patients undergoing total thyroidectomy. The quasi-experimental study was performed from July 1998 to June 2009 at the Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan. A total of 388 patients underwent total ...
Iles David T - - 2013
Perturbations to ecosystems have the potential to directly and indirectly affect species interactions, with subsequent impacts on population dynamics and the vital rates that regulate them. The few long-term studies of common eider breeding ecology indicate that reproductive success is low in most years, interrupted by occasional boom years. However, ...
Iida Osamu - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Prognosis of endovascular therapy (EVT) for isolated infrapopliteal lesions has not been adequately studied. We investigated and risk-stratified long-term prognosis after EVT for critical limb ischemia (CLI) attributable to isolated infrapopliteal lesions. METHODS: Between March 2004 and October 2010, 884 patients (1057 limbs) with CLI attributable to isolated infrapopliteal ...
Yun Sung-Pil - - 2013
The reflux of pancreatic enzymes into the biliary tract is associated with chronic inflammation and increases cellular proliferation of the biliary epithelium, leading to biliary carcinoma. The aim of this study is to detect the incidence of occult pancreaticobiliary reflux (OPBR) in patients who underwent elective cholecystectomy. Forty-seven patients with ...
Podeszwa David A DA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX 75219, USA. - - 2013
Multiple mechanical factors affecting the hip have been associated with the development of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE). Whether acetabular depth plays a role in the development of a SCFE has not been elucidated. (1) What is the prevalence of a deep acetabulum in SCFE? (2) Is the presence of ...
Herrmann Jochen - - 2013
Arterial neovascularization of liver grafts can be a source of significant blood loss during retransplantation. This study evaluated the effect of transcapsular arterial neovascularization on intraoperative blood loss during retransplantation and long-term follow-up. Eleven consecutive patients with transcapsular arterial neovascularization (seven male, four female; nine children, two adults; mean age ...
Jo Youn Yi - - 2013
PURPOSE: The authors conducted a prospective, randomized, double-blind study to evaluate the anti-shivering efficacy of palonosetron for patients after gynecological laparoscopy under total intravenous propofol-remifentanil anesthesia. METHODS: Sixty female patients were randomly assigned to one of two groups and administered palonosetron 0.075 mg (palonosetron group, n = 30) or the same volume of ...
Khanduja Sumeet - - 2013
PURPOSE:: To evaluate the change in anterior chamber angle parameters after scleral buckling surgery using anterior segment optical coherence tomography (ASOCT). METHODS:: Fifty-five phakic eyes of 55 subjects undergoing scleral buckling with the placement of an encircling band for primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment were included in this study. Anterior chamber ...
Kang Steve S University of Southern California-Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, - - 2013
In adult acquired flatfoot deformity, it is unclear whether the lateral column length shortens with progression of the deformity, whether it is short to begin with, or whether it is short at all. To our knowledge, no previous study has examined the lateral column length of patients with adult acquired ...
Pan Feng - - 2013
Objective: To compare the outcomes of two approaches (inguinal and subinguinal) of microsurgical varicocelectomy (MV) in Chinese infertile men. Patients and Methods: 120 infertile men who met the inclusion criteria were randomly assigned to two groups and operated with MV using different approaches. The outcomes and complications were then compared. ...
Beiras-Fernandez Andres - - 2013
Introduction Female gender is an established risk factor for worse outcomes after cardiac surgery, and women are more likely to experience postoperative complications. Our aim was to analyze the influence of gender on outcome and postoperative complications after the use of intra-aortic balloon counter-pulsation (IABP) in cardiac surgery patients.Methods Fifty-seven consecutive ...
Avcı Cem Coşkun - - 2013
The aim of this study was to compare the short-term results of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) surgeries performed with minimally invasive mini-midvastus (MMV) incision and the standard medial parapatellar technique (ST). Twenty patients (18 males, 2 females; mean age: 67.25±6.70) operated with the ST and 19 patients (4 males, 15 ...
Bulut Mehmet - - 2013
The aim of this study was to present the results of seven cases of metacarpal lengthening by distraction osteogenesis and to discuss the ideal daily rate of distraction. Metacarpal lengthening was performed by distraction osteogenesis in the seven metacarpals of four patients (3 females, 1 male; mean age: 14.9 years). ...
Wagh Mihir S - - 2013
A fatty meal before ERCP relaxes the sphincter of Oddi and may facilitate biliary cannulation. To assess the effect of an oral fatty meal before ERCP on time to and success rate of biliary cannulation. Human clinical study. Tertiary ERCP center. Adult patients with intact papilla undergoing ERCP for presumed ...
Blaha M - - 2013
To evaluate the experience with rheohaemapheresis (RH) in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Thirty-eight patients were each treated with 8 procedures of RH (14 males, 24 females). The control group consisted of 34 random patients (30 females, 4 males) with the dry form of AMD but not treated ...
Pineda Andrés M - - 2013
The study aim was to determine the safety and efficacy of a minimally invasive right mini-thoracotomy for aortic valve replacement (AVR) in patients who had undergone previous median sternotomy. Between January 2005 and December 2011, a total of 3,603 consecutive cases was retrospectively reviewed to identify patients with previous median ...
Mohanlal Paras Kumar - - 2013
Bleeding during total knee arthroplasty (TKA) can cause significant morbidity and mortality. One proposed benefit of computer assisted TKA is decreased bleeding as the femoral canal is not invaded. This study assessed blood loss between computer assisted surgery (CAS) and conventional TKA. 73 consecutive patients (37 males, 36 females) underwent ...
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