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Nishio Shoji - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Adjustment of leg length discrepancy is an important factor influencing the outcome of total hip arthroplasty (THA). However, leg length discrepancy after THA has been reported to be associated with inferior clinical outcome in previous studies. A new version of the imageless navigation software "OrthoPilot THAplus" has been developed ...
Chauhan P S - - 2011
There is a dearth of studies comparing the efficacy of psoralen ultraviolet A (PUVA) and narrowband (NB)-UVB in psoriasis in South Asian patients. Patients having plaque psoriasis with > 20% body surface area involvement were randomly assigned to one of two groups (group A: NB-UVB, group B: PUVA). The response to ...
Babayeva L - - 2011
No single effective topical treatment is available for treating all pathogenic factors causing acne vulgaris (AV). Salicylic acid (SA), tretinoin (all-TRA) and clindamycin phosphate (CDP) are known to to be effective agents depending on their comedolytic and anti-inflammatory properties. To compare the efficacy and tolerability of SA and CDP combination ...
Komericki Peter - - 2011
: Anogenital warts are a common sexually transmitted disease caused by human papillomaviruses. Despite the fact, that imiquimod and podophyllotoxin represent common topical agents, direct comparative studies lack. This work compares the effectiveness and safety of self-applied imiquimod 5% cream and podophyllotoxin 0.5% solution. : Within 2 years, consecutive patients ...
Yu Jaesung J Departments of Pediatrics, Sunlin Hospital, Pohang, - - 2011
This study was performed to compare the clinical features between febrile convulsions and benign convulsions associated with viral gastroenteritis. We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 706 children admitted to the Sunlin Hospital for either febrile convulsions or benign convulsions with viral gastroenteritis, between January 1, 2006, and December 31, ...
de Medeiros M - - 2011
Objectives: To establish the effect of tibial plateau levelling osteotomy (TPLO) on two selected pelvic limb kinematic variables in dogs treated for clinical cranial cruciate ligament rupture (CCLR). Methods: Thirteen dogs that had incurred CCLR and were treated by TPLO walked on a treadmill whilst kinematic data on pelvic limb ...
Maslow Andrew - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: In the present study, 3 different methods to measure the mitral valve area (MVA) after mitral valve repair (MVRep) were studied. Data obtained immediately after repair were compared with postoperative data. The objective was to determine the feasibility and correlation between intraoperative and postoperative MVA data. DESIGN: A prospective ...
Behan Miles W - - 2011
Controversy persists regarding the correct strategy for bifurcation lesions. Therefore, we combined the patient-level data from 2 large trials with similar methodology: the NORDIC Bifurcation Study (NORDIC I) and the British Bifurcation Coronary Study (BBC ONE). Both randomized trials compared simple (provisional T-stenting) versus complex techniques, using drug-eluting stents. In ...
Tagami Mizuki - - 2011
To evaluate the retinal toxicity of intravitreal tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) injection for branch and central retinal vein occlusion (BRVO and CRVO) using the electroretinogram (ERG). Ten BRVO patients and 5 CRVO patients were enrolled. A complete examination including full-field ERG, visual acuity, central retinal thickness (CRT), and evaluation of ...
Aileni Kaladhar Reddy - - 2011
Class III malocclusion with retrusive maxilla can be orthopedically corrected in the deciduous or mixed dentition, with reverse pull headgear in combination with or without rapid maxillary expansion. The advantage of expansion in these patients is to correct the posterior cross bite, and disarticulate the maxilla. This is a case ...
Wong David - - 2011
Introduction: We introduce the use of low-molecular-weight silicone oil as an infusion and as a peroperative tool to facilitate three specific surgical steps, namely internal search for retinal breaks, vitreous base shaving and drainage of subretinal fluid. Method and Patients: Ethics committee approval was obtained to test this novel agent ...
Boer J - - 2011
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a distressing chronic inflammatory skin disorder which affects predominantly the groins and axillae. In analogy to acne, oral isotretinoin has been considered in the treatment of HS, although there are strong indications that this drug has only a very limited therapeutic effect. During the past 25 ...
Matsumiya Wataru - - 2011
Purpose. To evaluate the early response to intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) in two different phenotypes of age-related macular degenerations (AMD): typical neovascular AMD (tAMD) and polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV). Methods. Sixty eyes from 60 patients (tAMD 28, PCV 32 eyes) were recruited. Three consecutive IVR treatments (0.5 mg) were performed every month. ...
Moon Chan Hee - - 2011
To investigate the time course of visual field recovery and changes of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) after chiasmal decompression using standard automated perimetry (SAP), optical coherence tomography (OCT), and photopic negative response (PhNR). Nineteen patients undergoing chiasmal decompression surgery were prospectively assessed before and 1 and 3 months after surgery. ...
Liu Lei - - 2011
Abstract  Background: Reimplantation and remodeling procedure are two different techniques for valve-sparing aortic root surgery. A number of comparative series have been published but, to date, there has been no meta-analysis comparing outcomes following the two techniques. Methods: This meta-analysis was performed in accordance with the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic ...
He Lingmin - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to characterize central macular thickness and retinal volume following intravitreal injections using time domain and spectral domain optical coherence tomography (TD-OCT and SD-OCT, respectively). Nine patients with macular edema secondary to diabetes or retinal vein occlusion treated with intravitreal triamcinolone 4.0 mg and/or bevacizumab ...
Krzemiński Wieslaw - - 2011
The first fossil that was described in Ptychopteridae, Ptychoptera deletaNovák, 1877 from the classical Early Miocene locality Mokřina (Krottensee) in western Bohemia is re-examined. The re-description of the holotype including a new line drawing and remarks summarizing the scarce fossil record of this group is provided.
Channa Roomasa - - 2011
Retinal vein occlusion (RVO) is a prevalent retinal vascular disease, second only to diabetic retinopathy. Previously there was no treatment for central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) and patients were simply observed for the development of severe complications, generally resulting in poor visual outcomes. The only treatment for branch vein occlusion ...
Zenoni Stefano - - 2011
The aim of the study was to evaluate the ocular tolerance and efficacy of double filling with perfluoro-n-octane (n-C8F18) (PFO) and polydimethyloxane (PDMS) as a temporary vitreous substitute in patients with retinal detachment complicated by proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR). Tamponade was performed in 30 eyes of 30 patients by double filling ...
Arfaj Khalid Al - - 2011
COMPARE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PHOTOTHERAPEUTIC KERATECTOMY (PTK) IN TREATMENT CORNEAL DYSTROPHIES VERSUS SUPERFICIAL CORNEAL SCARS: visual outcomes, recurrence rate and safety profile. PTK was performed in 51 eyes of 51 patients. Data regarding the indications for PTK, ablation depth, symptomatic relief, pre-and postoperative best spectacle-corrected visual acuity (BSCVA), spherical equivalent ...
Wu Lihteh L From the Instituto de Cirugia Ocular, San José, Costa - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to report the visual and anatomical outcomes of an intravenous microdose of 10 mg of bevacizumab in a patient with a vascularized pigment epithelial detachment (PED) associated with exudative age-related macular degeneration refractory to several intravitreal bevacizumab injections. Interventional case report and literature review. ...
Vance Sushma K SK From the *Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York, New York, New York; †LuEsther T. Mertz Retinal Research Center, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, New York, New York; and ‡Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New - - 2011
To investigate both peripheral and central retinal vascular changes after intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapy in the setting of acute retinal vein occlusion (RVO). Two patients with macular edema, one secondary to central RVO (CRVO) and one secondary to branch RVO (BRVO), underwent ultra wide-field (200°) photography and ...
Speijers M H M - - 2010
Three experiments were conducted to test the effectiveness of different footbath solutions and regimens in the treatment of digital dermatitis (DD) in dairy cows. During the study, groups of cows walked through allocated footbath solutions after milking on 4 consecutive occasions. All cows were scored weekly for DD lesion stage ...
Tunca Mustafa - - 2010
Topical antibiotics are the mainstay of therapy in mild to moderate inflammatory acne. Topical erythromycin is one of the most common prescribed topical antibiotics. Nadifloxacin, another topical antibiotic for acne, was recently introduced into the market in our country. In this study, we compared the efficacies and safety of topical ...
Cakmak A - - 2010
The authors assessed the clinical efficacy, tolerability and safety of acitretin in a patient with ichthyosis. A newborn infant with ichthyosis who presented at birth with collodion baby appearance, was treated with acitretin. A moderate response to acitretin therapy (1 mg/kg/day) administered for 6 months was observed, with improvement in ...
Cannon P S - - 2010
Xanthelasma palpebrarum (XP) is a commonly occurring benign eyelid disorder. To determine the efficacy of topical trichloroacetic acid (TCA) 95% in the management of XP. This was a retrospective review of patients treated with TCA between June 2000 and July 2007. We recorded the outcomes of patients who attended the ...
Bhandari Mohit - - 2011
The use of bovine thrombin has been an effective approach to aiding hemostasis during surgery for over 60 years. Its use has a reported association with the development of antibodies to coagulation factors with limited evidence to the clinical significance. The Collaborative Delphi survey methodology was used to develop a ...
Gutierrez M - - 2011
To date, the diagnosis of psoriasis is based on both clinical history and physical examination, and its severity is assessed by the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI). Continuous technological advances in the field of sonography have led to the development of equipment with high power Doppler frequency, which allows ...
Richel O - - 2010
Anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN), a human papillomavirus (HPV)-induced potential precursor lesion of anal cancer, is frequent among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). So far, only a few prospective studies have been performed on the topical treatment of AIN, especially at the intra-anal location. To ...
Bissonnette Robert - - 2010
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) with methylaminolevulinate (MAL) under occlusion is effective for the treatment of acne vulgaris but is associated with significant phototoxic side effects. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of topical MAL with or without occlusion followed by red light exposure in patients with facial acne vulgaris. Forty-four patients ...
Yin R - - 2010
Aminolaevulinic acid-photodynamic therapy (ALA-PDT) is a novel and effective treatment in acne. However, little is known about the effect of different concentrations of ALA in the treatment of acne in Chinese patients with Fitzpatrick skin type III and IV. To investigate the efficacy and safety of ALA-PDT in the treatment ...
Ryan C - - 2010
There is considerable variability in the number of exposures of narrowband ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) needed to clear psoriasis and in the duration of remission. We assessed clinical parameters as predictors of the number of exposures needed to clear psoriasis and of the duration of remission. The influence of genetic polymorphisms ...
Jain V K - - 2010
Very few studies using the combination of topical 8-methoxypsoralen (8-MOP) and narrow-band ultraviolet B (NBUVB) have been performed, especially in Indian patients. A combination of oral psoralen with NBUVB has been shown to have a superior efficacy as compared with NBUVB alone in psoriasis. Comparison of the efficacy of topical ...
Eichenfield Lawrence E - - 2010
Acne vulgaris is a common disease in adolescents, and early treatment may minimize its physical and psychological effects. A fixed-dose combination gel of adapalene 0.1% and benzoyl peroxide 2.5% (adapalene-BPO) is efficacious and safe in the treatment of acne patients aged 12 years or older, as demonstrated in three randomized ...
Ali Nilforoushzadeh Mohammad - - 2012
Abstract Introduction: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (CL) is an endemic disease in Iran. Based on the results of our previous study, this study was designed as a pilot trial to evaluate the effect of 5% trichloroacetic acid (TCA) cream in the treatment of leishmaniasis lesions. Methods: 16 patients with positive smear for ...
De Belilovsky Clarence - - 2011
Abstract Background: Atopic dermatitis (AD) requires permanent skin care. Objective: A cream containing 2% SO (sunflower oleodistillate), with peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha (PPAR-?) agonist properties, has been compared to a topical steroid (hydrocortisone butyro-propionate 1 mg/g). Methods: An open, randomized study included two groups of 40 children (aged 3 months to ...
Hammes S - - 2011
Background  Prurigo nodularis (PN) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease with nodular itching lesions. UV therapy - both PUVA and NUVB - are known to clear up PN temporarily due to the antipruritic effect of UV light. However, relapse after treatment is common in PN, which means that either long-term ...
Frankel Amylynne J - - 2010
Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory, immune-mediated, multi-system disease that is treated with a variety of medicines, including topical corticosteroids and, historically, coal tar. In this case, the authors evaluated whether combination therapy with coal tar foam 2% and a topical corticosteroid would induce a remission and maintain clearance of plaque-type ...
Ko Hyun-Chang - - 2010
Guttate psoriasis, known to have a better prognosis than other types of psoriasis, shows rapid involution and longer remission, but its clinical course has barely been studied. The aim of this study was to determine the clinical course and to compare the clinical and laboratory features of guttate psoriasis. This ...
Prokosch Verena - - 2011
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common malignancy of the skin and of the eyelid in the Caucasian population. Our study evaluated the long-term results of 5% imiquimod cream therapy for nodular BCC of the eyelid as an alternative to surgical approaches. Five patients suffering from histologically proven nodular ...
Salem Samar Abdallah Mohamed - - 2010
Comparative success rates of bath psoralen+ultraviolet A (PUVA) and narrow band-ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) in psoriasis treatment are variably reported with no previous studies on the possible effect of bath PUVA on circulating CD4+ and CD8+ T cells. We aimed to compare the effect of bath PUVA and NB-UVB clinically and ...
Ilknur Turna - - 2010
Chemical exfoliation resulting in the reduction of keratotic plugs serves as a second-line treatment used as an adjunct to anti-acne agents. This study was designed to compare the therapeutic effects of glycolic acid (GA) peels and amino fruit acid (AFA) peels in patients with acne vulgaris. In this single-blind, randomized, ...
Fonia A A St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Division of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, King's College London, London, - - 2010
Biologic therapy has become established as an important treatment option in patients with severe psoriasis, but is significantly more expensive in terms of drug costs than traditional treatment options. Relatively little is known about the total healthcare cost of treating severe psoriasis in daily clinical practice and what the budgetary ...
Fox Paul A - - 2010
To determine whether imiquimod was more effective than placebo for the treatment of high-grade anal canal intraepithelial neoplasia (HG-ACIN). Double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial. Sixty-four HIV-positive patients were randomized to self-application of imiquimod cream or matched placebo into the anal canal three times a week for 4 months. Response was ...
Housel Joseph P - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Extramammary Paget's disease (EMPD) is a rare low-grade cutaneous malignancy that affects apocrine gland-bearing areas and most commonly occurs on the perineal skin. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) may represent a useful treatment option for extensive, noninvasive EMPD, alone or as part of multimodal therapy. OBJECTIVE: To analyze the clinical outcomes ...
Hemmati Ali Asghar - - 2012
This study was performed to examine the healing effects of creams prepared from quince seed mucilage on dermal toxicity induced by T-2 toxin. Creams were prepared from quince seed mucilage in eucerin base as 5, 10, and 15% (w/w). To induce dermal toxicity, 100μg T-2 toxin was dissolved in 12μl ...
Moura Mariela Dutra Gontijo - - 2010
The aim of this study was to present a new topical treatment protocol for oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL), consisting of a 25% podophyllin resin with a 1% penciclovir cream (PP), and to compare this topical treatment protocol's efficacy with that of 2 other topical treatment protocols: a 25% podophyllin resin ...
Zeichner Joshua A - - 2010
Psoriasis in some body parts can be challenging to treat. Psoriasis in the scalp, palms and soles, and intertriginous areas differ from disease on other body parts, and treatment regimens must be tailored to these areas. The presence of hair, along with the frequent, thick scale of psoriasis makes the ...
Dayal Surabhi - - 2010
Psoralen UV-A (PUVA) is an established therapy for psoriasis, but there is a well-documenated risk of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer. Narrow-band Ultraviolet-B (NBUVB) therapy has a lower carcinogenic risk, has equal therapeutic potential and is considerably safe in the long term than PUVA. The aim of present study was ...
Dogramaci Asena Cigdem - - 2010
Dermanyssus gallinae is a blood parasite of wild birds, but it is also a pest in the poultry industry. It occasionally bites mammals and thus rarely creates skin problems such as itching, papules, vesicles, and dermatitis. A 92-year-old man presented with severe itch on his head, particularly at night. He ...
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