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Thorner Daniel A DA Department of Urology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; Institute for Bladder and Prostate Research, New York, - - 2014
To report surgical outcomes in patients with impaired detrusor contractility (IDC) treated with reduction cystoplasty (RC). This was a retrospective study of consecutive patients with IDC who underwent RC. IDC was defined as a bladder contractility index of <100 and/or a detrusor contraction of insufficient duration resulting in a postvoid residual ...
Zhao Jian-Bo JB Jian-Bo Zhao, Chao Feng, Xiao-Feng He, Yan-Hao Li, Yong Chen, Department of Interventional Radiology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, - - 2014
To evaluate transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) with covered stents for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with main portal vein tumor thrombus (PVTT). Eleven advanced HCC patients (all male, aged 37-78 years, mean: 54.3 ± 12.7 years) presented with acute massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding (n = 9) or refractory ascites (n = ...
Alberti Nicolas N Department of Interventional Radiology, Institut Bergonié, Comprehensive Cancer Centre, 229 cours de l'Argonne, 33000, Bordeaux, France, - - 2014
To evaluate diaphragmatic hernias (DH) after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (PRFA) for basal lung nodules and to detect risk factors. Between January 2009 and December 2012, the presence of DH was retrospectively recorded in all of the patients who underwent PRFA with multitine expandable electrodes for ablation of nodules in the ...
Thomson Mangnall Linda L Level 9, Cardiothoracic Surgical and Medical Telemetry Unit, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Fiji has one of the highest rates of rheumatic heart disease in the world. Humanitarian fly-in/fly-out surgical teams, including Open Heart International, have been conducting valve replacement surgery in Fiji since 1991. We sought to determine the short- and long-term outcomes of valve replacement for rheumatic heart disease. The Open ...
Lee Eunsol E Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
Although the use of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)-covered biliary stents has proven to be feasible for the treatment of benign and malignant biliary disease, less is known regarding the outcomes of percutaneous placement of a covered stent in patients with malignant duodenobiliary obstruction. To investigate the technical and clinical efficacy of the ...
Endo Kosuke K Division of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic and Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Kawahara-cho, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8507, Japan, - - 2014
Uncontrollable hepatic hydrothorax and massive ascites (H&MA) requiring preoperative drainage are sometimes encountered in liver transplantation (LT). We retrospectively analyzed the characteristics of such patients and the impact of H&MA on the postoperative course. We evaluated 237 adult patients who underwent LT in our institute between April 2006 and October ...
Une Dai D Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, - - 2014
There is a current trend towards the use of bioprosthetic aortic valves in the aortic position in young patients, but there is limited information on durability beyond the first decade. The Hancock II bioprosthesis has been reported to have excellent durability in patients ≥60 years of age. This study examines ...
Yunoki Junji J Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871, Japan, - - 2014
To assess the safety, efficacy and performance of the RELAY NBS PLUS stent-graft in patients with aortic arch pathology. From July 2010 to December 2011, the RELAY NBS PLUS was used to treat 13 patients (eight males; mean age 59.8 years, range 29-78 years) suffering from aortic arch pathology. The distribution of ...
Li Yang Y Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Second Hospital of Medical School of Xi'an Jiao Tong University, Xi'an, 710004, People's Republic of - - 2014
The objective is to study the role of total facial nerve decompression in preventing further episodes and promoting facial nerve recovery of idiopathic recurrent facial palsy. 24 cases with idiopathic recurrent facial palsy were involved in the study, among which 16 undergoing total facial nerve decompression were classified into the ...
Tong Shifei S Department of Cardiology, Southwest Hospital, The Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China 400038. - - 2014
Percutaneous transcatheter closure is an alternative strategy to traditional conventional surgical repair for ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (RSVA). The immediate and follow-up results of transcatheter occlusion in 13 patients were reported. From February 2004 to June 2009, a total of 13 patients (9 males, 4 females), ages 18-38 years, ...
Tas Serpil S Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, Kartal Kosuyolu Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
Background: We have retrospectively analyzed the results of the operations made for aortic infective endocarditis with mitral involvement in a single center in 19 years.Methods: From May 1992 to January 2011, we have operated on 72 patients with infective endocarditis of the aortic valve with mitral valve involvement. Fifty-two patients ...
Kanellopoulos Anastasios John - - 2014
To investigate refractive, topometric, pachymetric, and visual rehabilitation changes induced by anterior surface normalization for keratoconus by partial topography-guided excimer laser ablation in conjunction with accelerated, high-fluence cross-linking. Two hundred thirty-one keratoconic cases subjected to the Athens Protocol procedure were studied for visual acuity, keratometry, pachymetry, and anterior surface irregularity ...
Berlioux Pierre - - 2014
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS) is a second-line treatment because of an increased incidence of overt hepatic encephalopathy (OHE). A better selection of patients to decrease this risk is needed and one promising approach could be the detection of minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE). The aim of the present prospective study ...
Kano Hideyuki H Departments of Neurological Surgery - - 2014
Object The purpose of this study was to define the outcomes and risks of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for Spetzler-Martin (SM) Grade III arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). Methods Between 1987 and 2009, SRS was performed in 474 patients with SM Grade III AVMs. The AVMs were categorized by scoring the size (S), ...
Charitos Efstratios I EI Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Vascular Surgery, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, - - 2014
The fate of the aortic dimensions in patients with a bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) after aortic valve replacement (AVR) is unclear. We investigated the evolution of aortic root and ascending aorta dimensions in patients with a BAV after AVR. To neutralize the effect of pathological transvalvular haemodynamics on aortic dimensions, ...
Kajbafzadeh Abdol-Mohammad AM Section of Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells Therapy, Pediatric Urology Research Center, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, No. 62, Dr. Qaribs Street, Keshavarz Boulevard, 1419433151, Tehran, Iran, - - 2014
To compare the biocompatibility and histological aspects of cholecyst-derived extra cellular matrix (CDECM) graft, either alone or with application of autologous detrusor muscles small fragments (ADMSF) on rabbit bladder mucosa for bladder augmentation. The gallbladders were acellularized and evaluated for preserved acellular matrix scaffold and biophysical properties. Thirty rabbits were ...
Whittam Benjamin B Division of Pediatric Urology, Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University School of Medicine, 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Suite 4230, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Recent and historical studies suggest that bladder neck procedures (BNPs) without augmentation are safe and effective. In select patients we have performed BNPs without concomitant augmentation. We sought to determine long-term outcomes of this approach and attempt to identify risk factors for bladder deterioration. A retrospective chart review was conducted ...
Clauss Martin M 1 Clinic for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Kantonsspital Baselland, Liestal - - - 2014
Early subsidence >1.5 mm is considered to be a predictive factor for later aseptic loosening of the femoral component following total hip arthroplasty (THA). The aim of this study was to assess five-year subsidence rates of the cementless hydroxyapatite-coated twinSys<sup>®</sup> stem (Mathys Ltd., Bettlach, Switzerland). This prospective single-surgeon series examined ...
Galanaud Jean-Philippe JP Clinical Investigation Center and Department of Internal Medicine, Montpellier University Hospital, Montpellier, - - 2014
Isolated distal deep-vein thrombosis (iDDVT) (i.e. without proximal DVT or pulmonary embolism (PE)) represents half of all lower limb DVT. Its clinical significance and management are controversial. Data on long-term follow-up are scarce, especially concerning risk and predictors of venous thromboembolism (VTE) recurrence. Using data from the OPTIMEV study, a ...
de la O-Cavazos Manuel M From the *Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Universitario "Dr. José E. González," and †Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Nuevo León, - - 2014
Nasal foreign bodies (FBs) are common causes of pediatric emergency consultations. The different methods for removing nasal FBs have varying levels of efficacy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a new device for nasal FB removal in children. A nasal occlusion device that ...
Bai Ming M Ming Bai, Chuang-Ye He, Xing-Shun Qi, Zhan-Xin Yin, Wen-Gang Guo, Jing Niu, Jie-Lai Xia, Zhuo-Li Zhang, Kai-Chun Wu, Dai-Ming Fan, Guo-Hong Han, Department of Liver Disease and Department of Digestive Interventional Radiology, Xijing Hospital of Digestive Diseases, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an 710032, Shaanxi Province, - - 2014
To evaluate the effect of the shunting branch of the portal vein (PV) (left or right) and the initial stent position (optimal or suboptimal) of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS). We retrospectively reviewed 307 consecutive cirrhotic patients who underwent TIPS placement for variceal bleeding from March 2001 to July ...
Ando Kei - - 2014
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe the radiological outcomes in patients with unilateral instrumented fixation for cervical dumbbell tumors.Patients and methods: Fourteen consecutive individuals were included in the present study. We included Eden type II and III tumors in this cohort study and analyzed fixed segment fusion ...
Papadopoulos N N Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Johann‑Wolfgang‑Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, Germany - - - 2014
Aim: Risk factors for adverse outcome after decalcification and patch-reconstruction of the mitral annulus during mitral valve surgery are yet to be defined. For this purpose and for the report of long term results we reviewed our institutional data from over 10 years of mitral valve surgery in the presence ...
McClure R Scott RS Division of Cardiac Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass; Division of Cardiac Surgery, Queen's University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, - - 2014
Our study compares late mortality and valve-related morbidities between nonelderly patients (aged <65 years) undergoing stented bioprosthetic or mechanical valve replacement in the aortic position. We identified 1701 consecutive patients aged <65 years who underwent aortic valve replacement between 1992 and 2011. A stented bioprosthetic valve was used in 769 ...
Kim Young-Hoo YH The Joint Replacement Center, School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, - - 2014
The purpose of this prospective, randomised study was to evaluate long-term clinical results, radiographic findings, complications and revision and survivorship rates in patients <55 years at a minimum of 16 years after undergoing bilateral, sequential, simultaneous, cemented and cementless total knee arthroplasties (TKAs) in the same patients. Bilateral, sequential, simultaneous TKAs were ...
Fujimori Takahito T *Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA †Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, - - 2014
Study Design. Retrospective study.Objectives. To investigate the safety of pedicle screws and constructs for infantile and juvenile patients with spinal deformity.Summary of Background Data. Few studies have examined the safety and complication rates associated with the usage of pedicle screw for children younger than 10 years old.Methods. Radiographic and clinical ...
Coselli Joseph S JS Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, - - 2014
Valve-sparing aortic root replacement (VSARR) is an alternative to traditional composite valve graft (CVG) root replacement. We examined early and midterm outcomes after VSARR. A combined retrospective/prospective study was performed in 83 patients who underwent VSARR (16%) among 515 patients who underwent aortic root replacement during a nearly 12-year period. ...
Albanesi Frederique F Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Lausanne, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk factors associated with Contegra graft (Medtronic Minneapolis, MN, USA) infection after reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract. One hundred and six Contegra grafts were implanted between April 1999 and April 2010 for the Ross procedure (n = 46), isolated ...
Taylor David D aPharmacy Department, Maudsley Hospital bInstitute of Pharmaceutical Science, King's College London, London, - - 2014
Paliperidone palmitate (PP) is a recently introduced long-acting atypical, or second-generation, antipsychotic. Published data on PP are currently limited to controlled trials and case reports. In this observational study, we followed up 200 consecutive patients prescribed PP in normal practice. After 1 year, 65% of patients were still receiving PP. ...
Lee Myoung Kyu MK Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of - - 2014
The studies on hemoptysis have focused mainly on hemoptysis causes and massive or life-threatening hemoptysis. And there is a limited data that non-massive hemoptysis, especially moderate hemoptysis. We analyzed the prognosis and severity of bleeding on flexible bronchoscopy (FB) between moderate and massive hemoptysis. We reviewed total 852 subjects (59.9 ...
Citak Mustafa M Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Helios Endo-Kinik Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, - - 2014
We performed this retrospective study to determine the main causes for early and late failures of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA). Between January 2000 and March 2012, all patients treated for a failed medial UKA in the authors' institution were retrospectively reviewed. A total of 471 patients were identified, and causes ...
Borger Michael A MA Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
Barlow's disease remains a challenging surgical pathology in patients presenting with mitral regurgitation. We reviewed our early and long-term results for patients with Barlow's disease who underwent minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. Between 1999 and 2010, 145 patients with Barlow's disease underwent minimally invasive mitral valve repair at Leipzig Heart ...
Chow Po-Ming PM National Taiwan University Hospital, Urology, Taipei, Taiwan ; - - 2014
Objectives: To provide clinical outcomes of the Resonance metallic ureteral stent (Cook Medical, Bloomington, Indiana, USA) in patients with malignant ureteral obstruction, as well as clinical factors predicting stent failure. Methods: Cancer patients who have received Resonance stents from July of 2009 to March of 2012 for ureteral obstruction were ...
Tae Hye-Jin HJ Hye-Jin Tae, Dae-Won Jun, Min-Ho Lee, Department of Internal Medicine, Hanyang University School of Medicine, Seoul 133-792, South - - 2014
To investigate the usefulness of a novel thallium scan shunt index for assessing portosystemic shunt-related cirrhotic complications. We enrolled 209 chronic hepatitis B-related cirrhosis patients. After rectal thallium instillation, radioactive isotope activity in the heart and liver was measured. The ratio of radiation uptake between the heart and the liver ...
Xie Jin-bo JB Department of Urology, Anhui Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Anhui Medical University , Hefei, China - - 2014
To compare the performance of voluminous benign prostatic hyperplasia patients who have received laparoscopic simple prostatectomy (LSP) with the patients who have received bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate (B-TURP) in their perioperative and 3-year follow-up period. Ninety patients with prostate volumes >80 mL (range 80-130 mL) were randomly assigned to either ...
Kiguchi Misaki M MM Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, - - 2014
Refluxing perforators contribute to venous ulceration. We sought to describe patient characteristics and procedural factors that (1) impact rates of incompetent perforator vein (IPV) thrombosis with ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy (UGS) and (2) impact the healing of venous ulcers (CEAP 6) without axial reflux. A retrospective review of UGS of IPV injections ...
Touré A A Approved Centre for Home Parenteral Nutrition in Adults in Lyon, Hospices Civils of Lyon, - - 2014
Peripherally inserted central venous catheters (PICC) have become increasingly popular for medium to long-term parenteral nutrition (PN) but there is limited data on the complication rates in this sub-group. We aimed to compare the rates of complications associated with tunneled catheters (Broviac) and PICC in home PN (HPN) patients. All ...
Weston-Simons J S JS Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences,, Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford, Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LD, - - 2014
Mobile-bearing unicompartmental knee replacements (UKRs) with a flat tibial plateau have not performed well in the lateral compartment, owing to a high dislocation rate. This led to the development of the Domed Lateral Oxford UKR (Domed OUKR) with a biconcave bearing. The aim of this study was to assess the ...
Bensaadi Hocine H Paris XIII University-Hôpitaux Universitaires de Paris Seine Saint Denis, Hôpital Jean Verdier, Paris, - - 2014
Funding received from Cousin Biotech, Wervicq Sud, France, and CR Bard Inc., Cranston, RI. The aim of this prospective randomized study was to determine the long-term recurrence and complication rates after small abdominal wall hernia repair with two different bilayer prostheses. Hernia repair using prosthetic mesh material has become the ...
Breinbjerg Anders A Department of Pediatrics, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, - - 2014
We present a child, 5 months of age, diagnosed with infantile botulism, showing the signs of neurogenic bladder dysfunction. The patient presented with progressive muscle weakness, hypotonia, suckling and swallowing problems and absent peripheral reflexes at clinical examination. Botulinum neurotoxin type A was detected in her serum, confirming the diagnosis. ...
Lee Hakmin H Department of Urology, SMG-SNU Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, - - 2014
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the perioperative changes in bladder wall thickness and detrusor wall thickness after transurethral prostatectomy. Fifty-one men who were treated for benign prostatic hyperplasia/lower urinary tract symptoms with transurethral prostatectomy were prospectively analyzed from May 2012 to July 2013. Prostate size, detrusor ...
Shirazi Mehdi M Department of Urology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, - - 2014
To find patients at high risk of obstructive remnant leaflets after valve ablation among boys with posterior urethral valve (PUV), we evaluated any possible relationship between preoperative findings in our patients and residual obstructive leaflets after valve ablation. We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 55 patients with PUV that ...
Testini Mario M Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Unit of Endocrine, Digestive and Emergency Surgery, University Medical School "A. Moro", Bari, - - 2014
Failure of intestinal anastomosis is a major complication following abdominal surgery. Biological materials have been introduced as reinforcement of abdominal wall hernia in contaminated setting. An innovative application of biological patch is its use as reinforcement of gastrointestinal anastomosis. The aim of study was to verify whether the bovine pericardium ...
Cho Younghoon Y Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul 138-736, - - 2014
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of unilateral covered stent placement in patients with malignant superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome. Between October 2008 and November 2012, expanded polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent placement for malignant SVC syndrome was performed in 40 consecutive patients (35 men and five women; mean age, 61.4 years; range, ...
Montero Javier Antonio JA Department of Ophthalmology, Pio del Rio Hortega University Hospital, Valladolid, - - 2014
Radiation retinopathy is a delayed-onset side effect of radiation exposure caused by retinal ischaemia that may induce proliferative retinopathy with neovascularisation, vitreous haemorrhage and macular oedema. An otherwise healthy, 51-year-old male patient who had been diagnosed with olfactory neuroblastoma and undergone complete surgical removal of the lesion followed by cranial ...
Dass Arjun A Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, - - 2014
The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the outcome following stenting over a period of 10 years in patients with chronic laryngotracheal stenosis. Between 2000-2010, out of 111 patients with laryngotracheal trauma, 71 underwent tracheal T-stenting for laryngotracheal stenosis in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at the Government Medical ...
Kane Patrick P Orthopaedic Trauma Fellow and Clinical Instructor for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown - - 2014
A 58-year-old female developed avascular necrosis of her trapezoid approximately 3 months after undergoing carpometacarpal arthroplasty. The patient was treated conservatively with immobilization and had complete resolution of her clinical symptoms during her year of follow-up. Additionally, radiographic examination showed complete restoration of the height of her trapezoid approximately 1 ...
Bountouris Ioannis I 0000-0001-9221-6981 Skåne University Hospital, Vascular Center, 205 02 Malmö, - - 2014
Purpose. Our objective was to evaluate the outcome of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) and particularly rePTA in a failing arteriovenous fistula (AV-fistula). Are multiple redilations worthwhile? Patients and Methods. All 159 stenoses of AV fistulas that were treated with PTA, with or without stenting, during 2008 and 2009, were included. ...
Qureshi Sajida S Department of Surgey, DUHS and Civil Hospital Karachi. - - 2014
To determine the outcome of duodenal stenting in palliation of patients with malignant pyloric and duodenal obstruction. The non-randomised prospective descriptive study was conducted at the Endoscopy Suite, Surgical Unit-IV, Civil Hospital, Karachi, from December 2007 to November 2010. All patients presenting with inoperable ampullary, pancreatic or biliary cancers causing ...
Grivas Nikolaos N General Hospital, Department of Urology, Makriyianni Avenue, Ioannina, Perfecture of Epirus, Greece E-mail : - - 2014
The aim of the study was to investigate the results of bladder irrigation with Water for Injection (WFI) after transurethral resection of bladder tumours for comparison with those for adjuvant use of BCG. A total of 239 patients (158 with single tumours, group A, and 81 with multiple tumours, group ...
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