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Freeman Alistair I - - 2012
A three-and-a-half-year-old male neutered Siamese cat presented with idiopathic feline lower urinary tract inflammation and dysuria, which appeared to be caused by stricture of the urethral meatus. Wedge meatoplasty was performed, which relieved the cat's dysuria and restored a normal urine stream. To my knowledge, this is the first report ...
Badel T - - 2012
The pre-prosthetic treatments of two female patients with osteoarthritis of the temporomandibular joints were presented in this paper. In the first case report, an 83-year-old patient wore complete dentures (CDs) for 30 years. The second patient (71 years of age) wore a three-year-old upper CD and a lower removable partial ...
Chung Kyu-Rhim - - 2012
This report describes a novel concept of 3-dimensional tooth movement by using biocreative therapy to provide unrestricted distal movement of the full mandibular dentition. The patient was a 26-year-old Korean woman with multiple problems, including a collapsed occlusion, a full-step Class III relationship with posterior open bite, a crossbite, temporomandibular ...
Strajnić Ljiljana - - 2012
The aim of this study was to provide longitudinal evaluation of the changes after complete dentures therapy and the rate of residual ridge resorption through a six-year period of denture wearing. The authors presented the case of a 76-year-old patient, edentulous for twelve years, wearing complete dentures for six years, ...
Czupryna Krzysztof - - 2012
An upright body posture cannot be maintained passively for reasons including a high location of the centre of gravity (COG) and a small support area. Proper alignment of body parts is maintained automatically, tending towards a pattern encoded in the CNS. A particularly important role in posture regulation is played ...
Madrid Carlos - - 2012
The difficulty of identifying the ownership of lost dentures when found is a common and expensive problem in long term care facilities (LTCFs) and hospitals. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability of using radiofrequency identification (RFID) in the identification of dentures for LTCF residents after 3 ...
Altieri Karen Tereza - - 2012
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) biofilm on dentures can be aspirated, thus causing infections such as aspiration pneumonia. The authors evaluated the efficacy of two disinfectant solutions and microwave irradiation in disinfecting complete dentures contaminated with MRSA. The authors contaminated 36 simulated complete dentures with MRSA and divided them into four ...
Almeida Renato Rodrigues de RR Department of Orthodontics, University of North Paraná, Londrina, PR, - - 2012
Posterior crossbite is defined as an inadequate transversal relationship of maxillary and mandibular teeth. Even when eliminating the etiologic factors, this malocclusion does not have a spontaneous correction, and should be treated with maxillary expansion as early as possible. This treatment aims at providing a better tooth/skeletal relationship, thereby improving ...
Dds Anders Örtorp - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this report was to evaluate the 5-year clinical performance and survival of zirconia (NobelProcera™) single crowns METHODS: All patients treated with porcelain-veneered zirconia single crowns in a private practice during the period October 2004 to November 2005 were included. The records were scrutinized for clinical data. ...
Roach W - - 2012
Objective: To evaluate the presence of residual disc material within the vertebral canal following hemilaminectomy in chondrodystrophic dogs with thoracolumbar intervertebral disc disease. Methods: Forty dogs were treated by hemilaminectomy. Computed tomography was performed preoperatively and immediately postoperatively. The vertebral canal height, width, area, and herniated disc material area were ...
Inokoshi Masanao - - 2012
A new trial method for complete dentures using rapid prototyping (RP) was compared with the conventional method. Wax dentures were fabricated for 10 edentulous patients. Cone-beam CT was used to scan the wax dentures. Using 3D computer-aided design software, seven 3D denture images with different artificial teeth arrangements were made ...
Theodossiadis George P - - 2012
PURPOSE: To investigate by optical coherence tomography (OCT) the evolution of the photoreceptor layer and its association with best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) in optic disc pit (ODP) maculopathy after successful surgical treatment. METHODS: Fourteen eyes of 14 patients were included in this study, and followed up from 36 to 95 months ...
Alkatan Hind M - - 2012
We are reporting a 34-year-old Arabic white female patient who presented with a white mass covering her left cornea following multiple ocular surgeries and healed corneal ulcer. The lesion obscured further view of the iris, pupil and lens. The patient underwent penetrating keratoplasty and the histopathologic study of the left ...
Monteiro Luís Silva - - 2012
Epulis fissuratum is a pseudotumor growth located over the soft tissues of the vestibular sulcus caused by chronic irritation from poorly adapted dentures. Treatment indication for these lesions is surgical excision with appropriate prosthetic reconstruction. The hemostatic capacity of carbon dioxide (CO2) laser is well described in the literature as ...
Yeo Sang Seok - - 2012
Gamma knife surgery (GKS) is a proven modality for the treatment of arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), but neural degeneration is a serious complication of GKS. In this study, we report on a patient who displayed delayed neural degeneration following GKR, using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI). A 43-year-old male patient was diagnosed ...
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Pulpal analgesia was only achieved in three-quarters of patients, whether or not they received articaine or lidocaine.
Tannure P N - - 2012
The low number of clinical studies of traumatized teeth submitted to root canal treatment is completely out of proportion to the seriousness that dental trauma imposes on children in early years. This study evaluates the outcomes of root canal treatment (RCT) in traumatized primary incisors and identifies the predisposing factors ...
Lefkowitz Stanley S - - 2012
Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is the 3(rd) most common form of muscular dystrophy. Effective treatments for any of the muscular dystrophies have yet to be realized. This report describes such a treatment. A 66 year old female was diagnosed with osteoporosis. She had been diagnosed with FSHD muscular dystrophy a ...
Patel Neepa - - 2012
Aim: To utilize cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) to analyze the amount of linear root resorption that occurs in maxillary and mandibular permanent incisors during orthodontic treatment when comparing the SureSmile technique with conventional edgewise treatment. In addition, patient and treatment factors that may be correlated with root resorption were ...
da Cruz Márcio K - - 2012
The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcome of teeth submitted to odontoplasty during clinical crown lengthening surgery (CCLS), when compared to their contralateral non-operated teeth. Fourteen patients submitted to odontoplasty during CCLS were evaluated according to plaque index, bleeding on probing, probing depth and final restoration ...
Yu Yong - - 2012
To evaluate the clinical effect of improved viscocanalostomy in patients with primary congenital glaucoma. Retrospective analysis of improved viscocanalostomy was performed on 51 eyes of 42 patients with primary congenital glaucoma. The outcome evaluation included postoperative intraocular pressure(IOP), corneal diameter, cup/disc ratio and complications. All patients were followed up at ...
Prokofyeva Elena - - 2012
The study aim was to analyze the electrophysiological signs of inherited retinal dystrophies (IRD). Full-field and multifocal (mf) electroretinography (ERG) was analysed in three groups: 21 normal subjects, 21 randomly selected IRD patients, and 21 patients randomly selected from each of eleven IRD groups. As a result, median, 5-95 and ...
Deviprasad D D Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, 576104 - - 2013
To study the clinical presentation and review the options in the management of laryngeal amyloidosis. To study the efficacy of KTP 532 laser in the excision of laryngeal amyloidosis. Study was conducted in our department in a tertiary care hospital between Jan 2001 and Feb 2010. We report five patients ...
McMinn D J W DJ McMinn Centre, Edgbaston, Birmingham, - - 2012
To examine mortality and revision rates among patients with osteoarthritis undergoing hip arthroplasty and to compare these rates between patients undergoing cemented or uncemented procedures and to compare outcomes between men undergoing stemmed total hip replacements and Birmingham hip resurfacing. Cohort study. National Joint Registry. About 275,000 patient records. Hip ...
Han Sang Beom - - 2012
A 40-year-old man with a history of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) 13 years earlier had combined cataract extraction and vitreoretinal surgery due to rhegmatogenous retinal detachment and posterior subcapsular cataract. Two weeks postoperatively, he complained of painless visual blurring. Diffuse interface haze was observed, and antiinflammatory treatment including topical ...
Kanaa Mohammad D - - 2012
To assess the efficacy of buccal infiltrations of 4% articaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine and 2% lidocaine with 1:80,000 epinephrine in achieving anesthesia in maxillary teeth with irreversible pulpitis. This randomized double-blind clinical trial included 100 patients diagnosed with irreversible pulpitis in maxillary teeth. Patients received 2.0 mL 4% articaine with ...
Nuzzi Raffaele - - 2011
Purpose. This retrospective study reviews a group of patients with retinal breaks or retinal detachment following ocular trauma. Methods. A total of 94 patients were included in the study. They underwent closed globe injuries causing multiple retinal breaks or retinal detachment at time of presentation in the emergency department. Analysis ...
El Matri Leila - - 2012
Purpose. To evaluate functional and anatomic effects of intravitreal bevacizumab in patients with neovascular AMD and initial low visual acuity. Methods. Retrospective case series of 38 eyes with neovascular AMD and initial visual acuity of 20/200 or less, treated with intravitreal bevacizumab injection. Results. Mean followup was 14.1 months ±  7.1 ...
Salvatore Serena - - 2011
In this study, we investigated the visual performance of two aspherical intraocular lenses (IOLs), Tecnis ZCB00 and Acrysof SN60WF, by measuring high-order aberration, visual evoked potentials (VEP), retinal sensitivity, and fixation stability by MP-1 microperimetry and contrast sensitivity values. Twenty-two patients with age-related cataract were randomly allocated to either the ...
Forte Raimondo - - 2012
This study evaluated the rate of change of best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), central retinal sensitivity, and retinal and choroidal thickness in patients with macular edema after intravitreal bevacizumab. This was a prospective, nonrandomized, interventional study. Thirty-four consecutive eyes (34 patients) with macular edema were included in the study. Choroidal ...
Felicita A Sumathi - - 2011
To describe the two-phase treatment of a preadolescent boy with a severe skeletal Class II division 1 malocclusion with vertical maxillary excess and spaced upper incisors. Treatment involved an orthopaedic phase using high-pull headgear and a maxillary intrusion splint followed by non-extraction orthodontic treatment with a pre-adjusted edgewise appliance. The ...
Labriola Leanne T - - 2011
To report improvement in cystoid macular edema from central retinal vein occlusion with one injection of ranibizumab after failure with seven injections of bevacizumab. Case report. A 74-year-old female developed persistent blurred vision for three months. Ocular examination revealed macular edema secondary to nonischemic central retinal vein occlusion. The patient ...
Veritti Daniele - - 2011
Purpose. To investigate the efficacy of 25-gauge infracyanine green-assisted idiopathic macular pucker surgery and to identify prognostic factors. Methods. In this retrospective interventional case series, 83 patients with idiopathic macular pucker who underwent 25-gauge surgery with infracyanine green-assisted internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling were retrospectively reviewed. Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) ...
Antoniades Dermot - - 2011
Ice shelves in the Arctic lost more than 90% of their total surface area during the 20th century and are continuing to disintegrate rapidly. The significance of these changes, however, is obscured by the poorly constrained ontogeny of Arctic ice shelves. Here we use the sedimentary record behind the largest ...
Boushell Lee W - - 2012
Statement of the Problem:  The long-term patient satisfaction and safety of nightguard vital bleaching (NGVB) requires further evaluation. Purpose of the Study:  The purpose of this study was to evaluate patients' satisfaction and identify side effects of NGVB up to 17 years post-treatment. Materials and Methods:  Thirty-one participants who had ...
Schmid-Kubista Katharina E - - 2011
To examine if the sequential treatment of Avastin and Macugen is safe and more efficient than the mono-therapies in a prospective randomized masked pilot study. Subjects with exudative age-related macular degeneration were randomized to receive three intravitreal injections of either 1 mg of Avastin, 0.3 mg Macugen, or first 1 mg Avastin followed ...
Godhi Brinda - - 2011
Preservation of pulp vitality is of utmost importance to the normal physiological functioning of tooth in situ and physiological process of exfoliation in a tooth affected by disease or trauma. Pulpotomy serves such a purpose using various medicaments applied directly on vital pulp. The aim of this study was to ...
Tatlipinar Sinan - - 2012
  The aim was to investigate the short-term effects of a single intravitreal bevacizumab injection on the retinal vessel calibre in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration and in patients with diabetic macular oedema.   Twelve patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration and eight patients with diabetic macular oedema were ...
Weickert U - - 2011
Although a wide range of biliary plastic and metal stents is on offer nowadays, the ideal cost-effective stent that functions permanently and that is easy to handle regarding its exchange is still not available. Therefore we tested in an in vitro model if the coating of plastic stents with hydrophobin ...
Aleman Monica - - 2011
Objective-To describe epidemiological, clinical, and pathological features of neuroaxonal dystrophy in Quarter Horses (QHs) on a single farm. Design-Prospective case series. Animals-148 horses. Procedures-Neurologic, pathological, and toxicological evaluations were completed in selected neurologically affected horses over a 2-year period. Descriptive statistical analysis was performed. Results-87 QHs and 1 QH-crossbred horse ...
Zeeburg Elsbeth J T Van - - 2011
PURPOSE: To report and analyze long-term best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) outcomes following a free autologous retinal pigment epithelium (RPE)-choroid graft translocation in patients with exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD). DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. METHODS: setting: Institutional.study population: One hundred and thirty consecutive patients (133 eyes) with AMD underwent RPE-choroid graft ...
Ritter M - - 2011
To evaluate the functional and morphological outcomes of postoperative systemic steroid therapy after successful macular surgery in eyes with macular edema due to idiopathic macular epiretinal membranes (ERMs). Prospective, randomized, investigator-masked, controlled clinical study. Twenty-eight patients scheduled for 23-gauge vitrectomy combined with ERM and inner limiting membrane (ILM) peeling for ...
Arora R - - 2011
Introduction: This study aimed to evaluate the retinal changes associated with altitude illness in young soldiers. Methods: A total of 50 young soldiers with altitude illness, who were referred to a tertiary care hospital between October 2003 and January 2006, were included in the study. Results: All the soldiers were ...
Golan Shani - - 2011
To present the long-term effect of intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin(®)) therapy in a patient suffering from retinal arterial macroaneurysm. Case report of a 72-year-old female diagnosed with retinal macroaneurysm in the superior temporal artery leading to macular edema. Functional and morphological data at baseline, 4 weeks, 2 months, and 13 months ...
Meyer Linda M - - 2011
To report the effective treatment of cystoid macular edema (CME) following complicated cataract surgery (resulting in Irvine-Gass syndrome) with a dexamethasone 0.7-mg (Ozurdex(®)) intravitreal implant. An interventional case report with optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans. An 83-year-old Caucasian woman was suffering from CME following complicated cataract surgery on her left ...
Ecsedy Mónika - - 2011
PURPOSE:To compare the effect of conventional and femtosecond laser-assisted (Alcon LenSx Inc) phacoemulsification on the macula using optical coherence tomography (OCT). METHODS:Twenty eyes of 20 patients underwent uneventful cataract surgery in both study groups: femtosecond laser-assisted (laser group) and conventional phacoemulsification (control group). Macular thickness and volume were evaluated by ...
Winterhalter Sibylle - - 2012
In the follow-up of retinal vein occlusions, a patient's subjective change in vision frequently cannot be confirmed by objective measurements. Furthermore, contradictory results of OCT and distance visual acuity give the impression that current routine diagnostic tests might not be satisfying for patients with retinal vein occlusions. This prospective case ...
Wong Roger - - 2012
To understand the natural history of macular folds using serial spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). Prospective case series. Serial OCTs were performed using Topcon 3D OCT. The main outcome measures were: patient demographics; preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative details; serial SD-OCTs; and length of follow-up. Ten patients who underwent standard 3-port ...
Cheung Crystal S Y - - 2011
To quantify the severity of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) through temporal retinal vessel diameter and tortuosity by the use semiautomated analysis and to evaluate the effects of laser treatment on retinal vessel measurements. A total of 176 RetCam digital fundus images from 63 infants diagnosed with ROP between January 2005 ...
Li Xingxing - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of particle size distribution of opacifier tin dioxides (SnO(2)) on the colour of dental opaque porcelain for pure titanium by spectrophotometer. METHODS: Sixteen groups of opaque porcelain powders were prepared by combining four grain size SnO(2) with four pigments (no pigment, yellow, coral pink and ...
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