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Rodrigues Amanda do Prado Ado - - 2012
This study analyzed occlusal radiographs to compare the transverse changes produced in patients treated with rapid maxillary expansion using two types of appliances. The sample consisted of 31 children aged 7 to 10.6 years, of both genders, with posterior cross-bite. Fifteen children were treated with a tooth-borne expander and 16 ...
Odabaş M E - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the clinical and radiographic findings of ferric sulphate (FS) and mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) as vital pulpotomy materials in primary molars. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Participants, including 40 boys and 53 girls ranging between 5 and 10 years of age (mean ...
Dholakia Kartik D - - 2012
Various ligation techniques and materials have been shown to affect the frictional resistance and the rate of tooth movement with sliding mechanics for space closure. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical efficiency of nonconventional elastomeric ligatures and conventional elastomeric ligatures during the canine retraction phase by ...
Dell Darin L - - 2012
Background -  Canine atopic dermatitis is a frequent diagnosis in veterinary medicine; however, the long-term prognosis for canine atopic dermatitis has not been evaluated in a systematic fashion. Hypothesis/Objectives -  To compare the relative efficacy of commonly used therapies for canine atopic dermatitis in two groups of dogs over 5 and 10 year ...
Park Jae Hyun - - 2012
This clinical article reports an esthetic treatment option for managing a Class II malocclusion in an adult. The patient, a woman aged 24 years 2 months, had crowding and a convex profile. She was treated with maxillary first premolar extractions, a double J retractor, and temporary skeletal anchorage devices in ...
de Oliveira Mima E G - - 2012
Clin Microbiol Infect ABSTRACT: In this randomized clinical trial, the clinical and mycological efficacy of Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) was compared with that of topical antifungal therapy for the treatment of denture stomatitis (DS) and the prevalence of Candida species was identified. Patients were randomly assigned to one of two groups ...
Riboh Jonathan C - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Shortcuts for throwing 3 alternating reversed half-hitches on alternating posts (RHAPs), in which the post is switched by alternating strand tension to "flip" the knot, have been advocated but never validated in a biomechanical study. HYPOTHESIS: Shortcut tying techniques will affect knot security or loop security. STUDY DESIGN: Controlled ...
Sanita Paula Volpato - - 2012
Purpose: The aim of this randomized clinical trial was to compare the effectiveness of microwave denture disinfection and nystatin in the treatment of well-controlled type 2 diabetic patients with denture stomatitis in terms of microbiologic and clinical outcomes. Materials and Method: Diabetic patients wearing maxillary complete dentures with denture stomatitis ...
Abu El-Asrar Ahmed M - - 2012
To evaluate the effect of immunosuppressive therapy on best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), fixation stability, and central retinal sensitivity in patients with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease in the acute uveitic phase. Methods. In this prospective study, 14 patients (28 eyes) were evaluated. Best-corrected visual acuity and MP-1 microperimetric evaluation of retinal sensitivity ...
Arslan K - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Chronic anal fissure is diagnosed in the presence of persistent symptoms: The classic triad includes a linear mucosal tear exposing the internal sphincter fibers, hypertrophied anal papilla, and a sentinel skin tag. Thus, chronic anal fissure can be divided into three components: the fissure itself; hypertrophied anal papilla; the ...
Prakash Nagaranjani - - 2012
Gerodontology 2012; doi: 10.1111/j.1741-2358.2011.00620.x Nutritional status assessment in complete denture wearers Background and objectives:  The relationship between oral health and the nutritional status in the elderly is complex and controversial. It has been suggested that poor oral health and a decreased ability to chew have a profound influence on food ...
Ruby John D - - 2012
International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry 2012 Background.  Alternatives to vital pulpotomy treatment in primary teeth are being sought because of the high formaldehyde content of traditional formocresol (FC) pulpotomy medicaments. Aim.  The aim was to compare the clinical and radiographic success of vital pulpotomy treatment in primary molars using 3% ...
Bercovy M - - 2012
This prospective study compares the outcome of 157 hydroxyapatite (HA)-coated tibial components with 164 cemented components in the ROCC Rotating Platform total knee replacement in 291 patients. The mean follow-up was 7.6 years (5.2 to 11). There were two revisions for loosening: one for an HA-coated and one for a ...
Pijls Bart G - - 2012
In a previous radiostereometric (RSA) trial the uncoated, uncemented, Interax tibial components showed excessive migration within 2 years compared to HA-coated and cemented tibial components. It was predicted that this type of fixation would have a high failure rate. The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to investigate ...
Asgary Saeed - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: Root canal therapy (RCT) and tooth extraction have been conventional treatment options for management of human mature teeth with irreversible pulpitis. Excellent short-term treatment outcomes of vital pulp therapy with calcium-enriched mixture cement (VPT/CEM), as a new treatment option, on postoperative pain relief was demonstrated; if intermediate- and long-term ...
La Maida Giovanni Andrea - - 2012
To evaluate and address the safety of vertebroplasty (VP) and kyphoplasty (KP) in terms of rate and type of cement leakage in the treatment of Multiple Myeloma (MM) vertebral fractures. A total number of 37 treated vertebrae were evaluated post-operatively by using standard X-rays and CT scan looking for a ...
McKenna Gerald - - 2012
Gerodontology 2012; doi: 10.1111/j.1741-2358.2012.00665.x A preliminary report of the cost-effectiveness of tooth replacement strategies for partially dentate elders Objective:  To compare the cost-effectiveness of conventional treatment using partial dentures with functionally orientated treatment to replace missing teeth for partially dentate elders using a randomised controlled clinical trial. Background:  In many ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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) ...
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