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Satyapal Seema - - 2002
Recent studies suggest that salt split skin is a more sensitive substrate than intact skin for immunofluorescence diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid. We undertook this study to define the role of salt split technique of immunofluorescence findings in 32 clinical and histopathology confirmed cases of bullous pemphigoid. Both direct and indirect ...
Brown Jackie E - - 2002
This paper reviews the literature published on minimally invasive techniques developed to treat benign salivary gland obstruction. Techniques reported include extracorporeal and intracorporeal salivary gland lithotripsy, endoscopy and radiologically guided techniques for the extraction of calculi and dilatation of duct strictures. These techniques are described, their advantages and disadvantages discussed ...
Badea Radu - - 2002
Doppler ultrasonography represents a noninvasive method of examination of the peripheral vessels which has been known for a long time. The application of the technique in splanchnic vascularization provides information regarding the vessels permeability, collateral circulation (in case of total obstruction), hemodynamic alterations in normal and pathological conditions. Though the ...
Remzi Feza H - - 2002
Massive presacral hemorrhage following rectal mobilization for benign or malignant conditions is an uncommon complication but one that is alarming and often difficult to treat. A variety of methods of hemostasis have been described, all with mixed degrees of success. We have used a segment of free rectus abdominis muscle ...
Sarment David P - - 2002
Periodontal-prosthesis guidelines have long been defined to specifically address dental reconstructions after moderate to advanced periodontal disease has occurred. More recently, specific dental techniques and materials have shown promise in addressing patients' increasing esthetic demands. However, treatment planning to achieve pleasing results for patients with advanced periodontitis requires a complex, ...
Maatooq Galal T - - 2002
Beta- and gamma-eudesmols mixture was microbiologically transformed by Gibberella suabinetti ATCC 20193. Seven different eudesmanoidal metabolites (3-9) were isolated and their structures were elucidated by the different spectroscopic techniques. These metabolites are: eudesma-4-en-11-ol-3-one (carissone), eudesma-3-en-2beta, 11-diol, eudesma-4-en-3beta,11-diol, eudesma-4(15)-en-8,11-diol, eudesma-4(15)-en-2a,11-diol (pterocarpol), 1(3)cyclo-eudesma-4(15)-en-11,12-diol and eudesma-4-en-11,15-diol.
Cohen D - - 2002
Homeopathic prescribing depends on accurate case taking and correlation of information. This can be difficult if there is a paucity of symptoms. These cases illustrate one possible technique in such situations. Two elements seem to be of use in these circumstances. The first is the need to select the 'more ...
Escribá M J - - 2002
For many years, experience has been accumulated on embryo and gamete manipulation in livestock animals. The present work is a review of these techniques and their possible application in human embryology in specific cases. It is possible to manipulate gametes at different levels, producing paternal or maternal haploid embryos (hemicloning), ...
Pietrow Paul K - - 2002
Hand-assisted laparoscopy has been successfully applied to various applications within the field of urology. Many authors have proved the safety and efficacy of this technique, as well as demonstrating improved patient recovery for such procedures as radical nephrectomy, radical nephroureterectomy and donor nephrectomy. The recent literature regarding this topic is ...
Díaz Arturo Almazán - - 2002
This report describes the successful endoscopic treatment of an osteochondroma of the distal femur. We discuss the surgical technique and the case report of a distal femoral osteochondroma that was endoscopically resected without any complications. This technique allows performing a resection that involves minimum morbidity and a prompt functional recovery.
Chen Liang - - 2002
To evaluate the effects of transfer of the trapezius and/or latissimus dorsi with the teres major for treatment of dysfunction of the shoulder in obstetrical brachial plexus palsy (OBPP), 34 patients with paresis of the abductors and external rotators, as well as co-contraction of the adductors in abduction, who had ...
Thabet Saeed Mohamad Ahmad - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the value of a newly suggested ultrasonographic technique 'Sonocolpography' in diagnosing the complete transverse vaginal septum and other allied conditions and planning their treatment. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Ten cases of complete vaginal septum, eight cases of atresia and four cases of vaginal aplasia seen at Kasr El ...
Latto I P - - 2002
Data were collected prospectively on the use of the gum elastic bougie in 200 patients. The bougie was successfully inserted into the trachea and tracheal intubation was accomplished in 199 cases. The bougie was inserted into the trachea at the first attempt in 178 cases. In nine cases (4.5%) a ...
Motson Roger W - - 2002
In this article, a simplified technique for laparoscopic appendectomy is described in which the base of the appendix is firstly divided, and then ligated with an endoloop. An endoloop is then passed over the appendix onto the mesoappendix and tightened to secure the blood supply. The appendix can then be ...
Lowe Robert A - - 2002
This article reviews step-by-step clinical procedures for fixed prosthodontics that include a discussion of the following case parameters: (1) proper diagnosis and case selection; (2) tooth preparation; (3) soft tissue management; (4) impression making; (5) provisionalization; (6) additional laboratory diagnostic information; (7) case try in; and (8) case delivery. When ...
Gimbel Howard V - - 2002
The purpose of this article is to update information on the phacoemulsification equipment based on a systematic review of available literature within the past year. Phacoemulsification has gained acceptance as the standard technique for cataract surgery worldwide, and new phacoemulsification techniques and equipment have been reported. The authors conducted a ...
Viby-Mogensen J - - 2001
This review summarizes recent reports on the techniques and the use of methods for monitoring neuromuscular function during anaesthesia. The latest news on the use of acceleromyography in the face and hand, on laryngeal and diaphragmal surface electromyography, on acoustic myography, on evaluation of intense neuromuscular block, and on postoperative ...
Gibson C J - - 2001
The minimal-preparation, resin-retained adhesive bridge may be considered to be an ideal choice of fixed prosthesis to replace a single missing tooth, especially in the anterior maxillary region. The technique is well documented, enjoys a high success rate, and with suitable case selection generally employs a conservative preparation. Other advantages ...
Anastasia L - - 2001
[reaction: see text] Two new and very efficient procedures (Procedures A and B) are reported for the Pd-catalyzed cross coupling of aryl electrophiles with terminal alkynes via their in situ conversion into alkynylzinc derivatives. Procedure A is particularly valuable in cases where electron-deficient alkynes are used, while Procedure B is ...
Cutner A - - 2001
Laparoscopic urogynaecology started to develop following the first report of a laparoscopic colposuspension in 1991. The place of laparoscopic treatment of urinary incontinence has yet to be established and, as for all new techniques, case reports, case series and small randomized studies have been reported. Larger randomized studies with adequate ...
Denkler K - - 2001
The prohibition against the use of local anesthetics with epinephrine for digital blocks or infiltration is an established surgical tradition. The present article provides a comprehensive review of all reported digital necrotic and ischemic complications with epinephrine in the digits in an effort to understand whether the current prohibition is ...
Liu C L - - 2001
The coordinated management of gingival and esthetic problems is important in dentistry. In addition, the most difficult variable to control in the treatment of anterior esthetics is the soft tissue. This article discusses the relationship between the surrounding soft tissue and the emerging crown form. The authors introduce a soft-tissue ...
Koh H J - - 2001
We describe a corneal limbal technique of intravitreal injection for use in cases in which it is difficult to confirm the position of the needle. Using this translimbal approach, the needle's position is easily identified and the intravitreal injection can be given using topical anesthesia. This technique is an option ...
Horgan M A - - 2001
As a term, the "petrosal approach" to the petroclival region has a variety of meanings. The authors define a common nomenclature based on historical contributions and add new terminology to describe a technique of hearing preservation that allows for greater exposure of the petroclival region. The degree of temporal bone ...
Swistak B - - 2001
The ability to use natural teeth on a denture can yield the most natural and pleasing results, helping a patient to adapt quickly to wearing dentures. A number of workers have demonstrated their success with this technique. This case study shows another example of how favourable the results can be.
Roques F - - 2001
Recurrent intravenous leiomyoma extending to the right heart chambers is extremely rare. A large range of surgical techniques and approaches (i.e. two-step procedure, hypothermia and circulatory arrest) have been previously described. We report a recent case where the tumour was excised in a one-step procedure under normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass. This ...
Schudel D - - 2001
A case is presented in which possible canine spermatozoa were encountered in the routine examination of sexual assault evidence. Some observations and difficulties concerning the detection of canine spermatozoa are discussed. A possible visual screening method for canine sperm cells is offered, involving conventional forensic/histological staining techniques and the use ...
Jacono A A - - 2001
In this article, we review the traditional transcutaneous upper lid blepharoplasty technique and contrast it to the newly described transconjunctival upper lid blepharoplasty technique that has limited indications. The technique and application of the skin-muscle flap transcutaneous lower lid blepharoplasty and the transconjunctival lower lid blepharoplasty are also discussed. We ...
Costa F - - 2001
Setback of the mandible to correct mandibular prognathism is a well-known procedure. The 2 most frequently used techniques are the intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (IVRO) and the sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO). Although SSRO has been performed for many years, few data exist concerning long-term skeletal stability, and different hypotheses ...
Tuech J J - - 2001
Emergency pancreaticoduodenectomy with delayed reconstruction can be performed as a life saving procedure in case of massive bleeding uncontrolled with conventional hemostatic techniques. The authors report herein the case of a 39-yr-old patient with an acute episode of chronic pancreatitis-induced massive bleeding successfully treated by this unorthodox technique. The concept ...
Ojha K - - 2001
During assisted conception treatment the male partner is under stress and consequently can fail to produce semen sample prior to egg collection. Failure to produce spermatozoa at a given time could lead to cancellation of the procedure. We report the use of emergency percutaneous epididymal sperm aspiration (PESA) for temporary ...
Langstaff W N - - 2001
The following paper represents a case report describing procedures and techniques that have been successfully performed clinically over a period of 52 months. The intent of these procedures is to replace nonrestorable roots in fresh extraction sites with immediate fixture placement and provisional prosthesis placement at the time of fixture ...
Goldfarb H A - - 2001
The purpose of this article is to present a case of laparoscopic myomectomy (LM) that led to the identification of a new minimally invasive technique [laparoscopic-assisted vaginal myomectomy (LAVM)] for removing multiple transmural uterine myomas and facilitating uterine suturing. In addition, we reviewed the literature to (1) describe the history ...
Weld K J - - 2000
We present what is to our knowledge the first reported case of simultaneous bilateral tubeless (no nephrostomy tube) percutaneous nephrolithotomy. The 64-year-old man was rendered stone free with a single general anesthetic and discharged within 24 hours. The role, indications, and potential benefits of this novel technique are discussed.
Hegazi M M - - 2000
Six cases of traumatic amputation of hand and/or forearm were treated by replantation over the last 20 years at this hospital. Reattachment was successful in all of the cases. Success was largely due to proper selection of cases, meticulous technique and availability of skilled manpower and technological help. Although survival ...
Chankvetadze B - - 2000
This review summarizes recent developments in the field of enantioseparations in capillary electromigration techniques using nonaqueous background electrolytes. The more established and rather intensively reviewed field of nonaqueous chiral capillary electrophoresis (NAQ-CE) is covered in less detail whereas more attention is paid to the relatively new field of nonaqueous capillary ...
Ritter A V - - 2000
Polyethers are elastomeric materials commonly used for making precision impressions. They are hydrophilic, which facilitates the contact of the unset material with the intraoral tissue and the wetting of the impression by cast materials. The final hardness of this new impression material is reduced in an attempt to overcome rigidity ...
Tegtmeier C - - 2000
The aim of the present study was to compare the potential of bacterial cultivation (BC), PCR, in situ hybridisation (ISH), and immunohistochemistry (IHC) in the diagnosis of Haemophilus somnus, when applied to pneumonic bovine tissue. Lungs from 65 field cases submitted for bacteriological examination were included in the study. The ...
Von Hagen K - - 2000
The sliding stop method of fielding in cricket is gaining popularity in schools and club cricket through its frequent exposure on television. The case history is reported of a cricketer who suffered a torn medial meniscus in his knee, a rare cricketing injury, while performing this technique incorrectly in a ...
Khong P L - - 2000
The authors review the technique of ultrasound-guided hydrostatic reduction of childhood intussusception and illustrate, in real-time fashion, the treatment of three cases with this technique. Two cases of successful reduction of ileocolic intussusception are demonstrated. The third case is an example of the complex fronded appearance of ileo-ileocolic intussusception and ...
Osman O F - - 2000
The literature on the leishmaniases in the Sudan is reviewed with an emphasis on clinical aspects and on literature related to the recent outbreaks in the south and east of the country. The numbers of cases of subclinical infection and post-kala azar dermal leishmaniasis in the recent outbreaks are remarkable. ...
Yarrow S - - 2000
Improvements in surgical techniques have led to increased survival in transposition of the great vessels. We present three women who required anaesthetic management for labour analgesia, instrumental delivery and evacuation of retained products; the literature is reviewed with regard to anaesthetic techniques and maternal outcome, and recommendations made for the ...
Watkins J G - - 2000
In a large Army hospital during World War II, a full-time program in hypnotherapy for battle trauma cases was developed. Symptoms included severe anxiety, phobias, conversions, hysterias, and dissociations. Many hypnoanalytic techniques were used, especially including abreactions. Good therapeutic results were frequent, as demonstrated by typical cases. There was no ...
Sawilowsky S S - - 2000
Despite a plethora of asymptotic and small samples Monte Carlo studies on the failure of the rank transform in designed experiments, Choi in 1998 published a paper praising the technique. The purpose of this reaction is to (a) examine Choi's literature review on the rank transform, (b) provide some "new" ...
Lúcia Massutti de Almeida
The genus Hinda Mulsant is revised and illustrations of pertinent characters are provided. A new species, Hinda joeli is described. Hyperaspis terminata Gorham, Hyperaspis humerata Mulsant and Hyperaspis decemverrucata Mulsant are new combinations. Hinda guttipennis Weise is transferred to Cyra Mulsant as Cyra guttipennis Weise, new combination. A key to ...
Landeiro J A - - 2000
The use of craniotomy to approach supratentorial lesions is quite well established in the literature. The use of craniotomy for posterior fossa approaches, however, is not well described. The aim of this article is to describe the technical aspects of this approach and to delineate the important landmarks. In our ...
Silfen R - - 2000
Some tribes in South Africa still practice ritual circumcision in adolescent boys. A traditional healer performs the procedure and, not uncommonly, amputation occurs. The authors present a case of a 20-year-old man who sustained a midshaft penile amputation as a result of a ritual circumcision. Treatment was with a modified ...
Sharma V K - - 2000
Direct percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy (DPEJ) is an effective method of enteral feeding. However, failure rates with this procedure remain high due to various technical problems. We describe a case where modifications in the technique and ultrasound guidance assisted in a difficult DPEJ placement. This technique has the potential to improve ...
Cochrane M G - - 2000
BACKGROUND: Patient compliance, inhalation devices, and inhalation techniques influence the effectiveness of inhaled medications. METHODS: This article presents the results of a systematic literature review of studies measuring compliance with inhaled corticosteroids, measuring inhalation technique with different inhalation devices, and estimating the proportion of inhaled drug that is deposited in ...
Bogert M C - - 2000
Replacement of a post-and-core restoration that has failed because of caries or fracture presents a restorative challenge to the general dentist. This case report describes a new technique that enables the utilization of an unremovable preexisting post in the fabrication of a new post-and-core complex. This complex served as a ...
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