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Mitchell R J - - 1996
The literature on the setting mechanisms of dental amalgams made from powders of silver-rich alloys of tin and/or copper has been critically reviewed. In Part 1 of the review, the microstructure and phase content of recently set amalgams are described. The composition, morphology, and location of product phases are emphasized, ...
Ito T Y - - 1995
The history and operational results in the six years since the Kidney Stone Center of the Pacific opened in 1986 are summarized and compared to the published literature, with particular attention to Hawaii's unique racial composition. We hope that the results will enable us to improve our management of stones ...
Bricknell M C - - 1995
This paper is the first part of a two part review of the published literature reporting the military experience of heat illness. It summarises current concepts of the mechanisms for the development of heat illness. The reports of heat illness in the military medical literature from pre-World War 1 to ...
Fagan J J - - 1995
A prospective study of 50 adult quinsy tonsillectomy anaesthetics was performed. There were no significant anaesthetic or surgical complications and the mean intra-operative blood loss was 176 ml. The Mallampati score did not correlate with the Cormack and Lehane glottic view and there were no difficult intubations. Pre-operative trismus resolved ...
Bielecki K - - 1995
Postoperative wound infection is one of common problems in a surgical ward. In our surgical department, from 1988 to December 1992, 254 cases were operated on for colorectal diseases. The indications for these operations were as follows; colorectal carcinoma (191 cases), inflammatory bowel diseases (22 cases), diverticulitis (14 cases), and ...
Cohn A I - - 1995
Awake intubation using the Bullard laryngoscope can be comfortably and easily performed in the adult. Five cases are presented in which tracheal intubation was performed under topical anaesthesia with light intravenous sedation. In each case, topical anaesthesia was performed by insertion of a Guedel oral airway, with lidocaine ointment applied ...
Benson L S - - 1994
To assess the relationship between clinical presentation and response to treatment, we reviewed the management of 59 involved proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joints in 22 patients with camptodactyly at a mean follow-up of 33 months. This population represented 24 cases of isolated infantile camptodactyly (type I), five cases of adolescent camptodactyly ...
Bricknell M C - - 1994
This paper presents the results of an audit undertaken one year after the introduction of ENT day-case surgery at a military hospital. Day-case surgery was introduced to use spare operating time in order to reduce the ENT waiting list. One year after the introduction of day-case surgery there was no ...
Chen Y F - - 1994
In reviewing 56 cases of aortico-left ventricular tunnel from 39 reported articles, none of the patients operated on were Oriental. In this report, a 4 month-old male infant was successfully operated on. The tunnel was closed with a Dacron patch on the aortic orifice. The child is now free from ...
Janse M J - - 1993
This review is the first of a two-part series of articles on "atrioventricular [AV] nodal reentry." The early clinical literature as well as the experimental studies are reviewed, and more recent morphologic data are presented, with the aim of clarifying whether the reentrant circuit is confined to the AV node, ...
Nakama S - - 1993
Sixty-six dogs suffering from intervertebral disk diseases on cervical and/or thoracolumbar disks were treated by a ventral fenestration. The breeds affected with disk diseases were Dachshund (65.1%), Beagle (15.2%), Shih Tsu (4.5%), Pekingese (4.5%), and others (18.2%). Sites suffered from disk diseases and received disk fenestration most frequently were from ...
Allen A C - - 1993
A review of the synthetic routes to phencyclidine (PCP, 1-(1-phenylcyclohexyl)piperidine) available in the open literature is presented. The emphasis herein is directed toward the forensic investigation of clandestine PCP laboratories. Six published synthetic routes to PCP/analogs are discussed. Each method is rated for overall yield, degree of difficulty and potential ...
Gu Y D - - 1993
Fourteen failed cases of 325 patients who had undergone the operation of toe-to-hand transfer to reconstruct the thumb and/or the finger are reported. Five key factors were related to the survival of the transferred toe: two sets of arterial blood supply in the case of an arterial anomaly, the resection ...
Chatterjee H - - 1993
Six children, aged upto one year, with volvulus of the stomach are reported. Vomiting and regurgitation of feeds were the main presenting symptoms. Eventration of the left hemidiaphragm was present in four cases. Barium meal confirmed the diagnosis. Five cases were operated on through an abdominal approach. Plication of the ...
Coombs C J - - 1993
Suppurative tenosynovitis involving the digital fibrous flexor sheaths in the hand can be a devastating problem. A case is reported of tenosynovitis resulting from Echinoidea sp. (sea urchin) spines. The need for awareness of flexor sheath penetration is stressed. Early aggressive operative intervention by a hand surgeon will minimize the ...
Young K - - 1993
We present 3 patients with otopalatodigital (OPD) syndrome type II and omphalocele; 2 of the cases are brothers. There are now 6 known cases of OPD type I or II with omphalocele. We propose that this combination is not coincidental and discuss mechanisms that may result in the combination of ...
Blumberg A - - 1993
The first two cases reported in the literature of patients with immune-mediated type A gastritis with microcarcinoids (as part of a polyglandular syndrome type II in one) in combination with chronic glomerulonephritis are presented. Immune-mediated type A gastritis appears to be another immunologic disorder that can be associated with chronic ...
Aydin I H - - 1993
10 giant intracranial aneurysms in children were treated consecutively in Neurosurgical Department of Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey between 1985-1989. A total of 60 aneurysms of normal size were operated on in the same period. Of the ten cases 6 were male and 4 were female. All the patients were under ...
Drisko C L - - 1993
This review focuses on select current articles chosen for their unique contribution to the literature in scaling and root planing. New studies suggest that thorough root debridement can be achieved without overinstrumentation using certain sonic and ultrasonic scalers. Evaluation of residual plaque and calculus after instrumentation with hand- and power-driven ...
Fuse H - - 1992
Two cases of Klinefelter's syndrome with prepenile scrotum were presented. They underwent the operation for prepenile scrotum according to Glenn and Anderson's method. Thereafter urethroplasty was performed in each case. The decrease in response to testosterone in the target organ was noticed in 1 patient, suggesting that some androgen resistance ...
Beastall R H - - 1992
This case report describes an incident where a telephone operator suffered acoustic trauma from a subscriber blowing a whistle down a telephone mouthpiece, the sound being transmitted into the ear of the operator. Evidence of hearing loss persisted for several months before complete recovery was achieved. Comparison is made with ...
Andres C J - - 1992
Part I of a four-part report presents a comprehensive review of the literature pertaining to physical property testing of materials for facial and somatoprostheses. The report was conducted in preparation for testing four current maxillofacial elastomers: MDX 4-4210, Silastic 4-4515, Medical Adhesive type A, and Epithane-3, and two recently introduced ...
Chen B X - - 1992
This is a review of the treatment of hallux valgus based on the paper material submitted to the First and Second Sino-American Conferences on Foot Disorders held in Beijing in 1987 and 1990. The data consisted of 676 cases (979 feet) from 10 major hospitals in China. There were 122 ...
Nonomura N - - 1992
A rare case of pharyngolaryngeal stenosis in Behçet's disease is reported. A 44-year-old female who had Behçet's disease for 13 years complained of dysphagia and dyspnea, and was referred to our hospital for treatment in May 1988. The bilateral meso-hypopharyngeal walls were swollen, and the epiglottis was edematously folded, occluding ...
Pazzaglia U E - - 1992
The authors review 26 patients who underwent either "in situ" extracapsular epiphysiodesis or intracapsular reduction followed by epiphysiodesis for slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE). A total of 32 operations were performed. In the first group (chronic grade II SCFE), no complications occurred in the 16 operations and the results were ...
Sarvesvaran R - - 1991
An adult male sustained a number of stab injuries and other injuries including a fatal stab injury to the neck. There was evidence of air embolism which was considered to be a major factor causing death. The discussion is in four parts. Part I is confined to the post mortem ...
Levine R S - - 1991
In order to achieve the greatest clinical benefit from the use of fluoride, we must understand its mechanism of action, so that fluoride can be given at the right time, by the best route, at the optimum dosage and in the most suitable form. The first article in this two-part ...
Hopper E - - 1991
Encapsulation is defined as a defence against annihilation anxiety. A theoretical orientation concerning the origins of this kind of anxiety is outlined, and the causal efficacy of early traumata is emphasized. On this basis, encapsulation is conceptualized as an introjective process through which attempts are made to fuse and confuse ...
Crane D L - - 1990
Retrieving metallic objects from teeth and canals produces anxiety, particularly if the dentist retrieving the object placed it there purposely, as in the case of a post, or inadvertently, as in the case of an accidental separation. Part I of this two-part series describes three methods that can be used ...
Lawson G M - - 1990
Increased use and availability of disc batteries has been reflected in the number of children presenting following ingestion of such batteries. An expectant, non operative policy is advocated. Battery manufacturers, however, recommend immediate removal of the battery. Two cases presented here illustrate contrasting modes of management, and highlight the unpredictability ...
Burns D R - - 1990
Part 2 follows the initial review of attachment partial dentures presented in Part 1 and considers the analysis of specific treatment requirements to provide a rationale for appropriate attachment selection. The tooth/tissue-supported removable partial denture is carefully reviewed and several treatment philosophies for attachment use in this situation are discussed.
Thein-Hlaing - - 1990
Patients aged 1 month to 12 years admitted with an acute abdominal surgical condition comprising 226 cases with and 206 cases without ascariasis, recorded in the operation theatre registers and in-patients clinical sheets, were studied in relation to morbidity, duration of operation and hospital stay and mortality. Annually, 7.5% of ...
Romics I - - 1990
A case of schwannoma in a 55-year-old male patient is reviewed. The diagnostic difficulties are pointed out in view of the literature. Currently, it is still difficult to form a diagnosis without operation either by physical examination or by other diagnostic procedures. That is the authors' point in reviewing their ...
Preza B - - 1990
Out of the 1,000 patients (girls, 2-18 years old) examined since 1984, there were identified 9 cases with classical symptoms of the Rett Syndrome. Geographically considered the cases were concentrated in three regions. First, in the eastern part of Albania (Korça-Pogradec-Peshkopia) and in the western-central part (Durrës-Tirana), within a distance ...
Xue Q C - - 1990
790 cases of cerebral astrocytoma, which consisted of 181 cases of astrocytoma grade I, 282 cases of grade II, and 327 cases of grade III-IV, histopathologically verified, are presented. The sex and age distribution, topographical distribution of the tumours, and clinical manifestations are analyzed. A total of 862 operations were ...
Hangloo V K - - 1989
The clinical presentation of 12 cases with biliary ascariasis is reported. Ultrasonography was employed to demonstrate worms in the gallbladder and common bile duct preoperatively. Ten cases were operated upon and operative findings were compared to assess the accuracy of sonography in biliary ascariasis. Our results show that ultrasonography can ...
Randle P M - - 1989
Ten cases of caecal diverticulitis are reviewed. Caecal diverticulitis is frequently diagnosed as appendicitis pre-operatively and is difficult to distinguish from carcinoma or inflammatory bowel disease intra-operatively. The average age of presentation is younger than that of left-sided colonic diverticulitis. Most of the diverticula are narrow-neck false diverticula. When diagnosed ...
Mathew B - - 1989
The case report discusses a 16-year-old girl with a history of commercial butane gas abuse over a year. As the patient had collected the empty cannisters, it was possible to calculate the quantity abused which is not usually possible due to lack of co-operation and lack of evidence. Other aspects ...
Matsunaga T - - 1989
Plastic surgery for microtia had achieved fairly consistent good results since TANZER (Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 23: 1-15, 1959) and recently the modified methods have become popular. The authors did plastic surgery of auricles with the rib cartilage framework method from 1968 until 1986, and with the silicone rubber framework method ...
Nagata S - - 1988
The microsurgical anatomy of the choroidal fissure was examined in 25 cadaveric heads. The choroidal fissure, the site of attachment of the choroid plexus in the lateral ventricle, is located between the fornix and thalamus in the medial part of the lateral ventricle. The choroidal fissure is divided into three ...
Abiko S - - 1988
The diagnosis of intrasphenoidal encephalocele may be difficult because of its rarity and its nonspecific signs and symptoms. The authors report a patient with intrasphenoidal encephalocele who was operated on by the transsphenoidal approach with a good result. They also review five reported cases, with discussion of their clinical characteristics ...
Ogino S - - 1988
Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy are among the most frequently held operations in the ENT field. In our hospital, the number of cases of tonsillectomy has been decreasing recently as compared with 10 to 15 years ago. Especially the number of cases under 10 years old has shown a decrease. It is ...
Kitada M - - 1987
Patients with congenital heart diseases (CHD), who had been under our management during school days (elementary, junior high and senior high schools), were followed up into early adulthood (20-38 years in age, averaging at 27.3 years) to obtain the following results. (1) The course of mild CHD until early adulthood ...
Narendranathan M - - 1987
A 30 year old man developed severe respiratory distress during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. He had a short oesophagus and part of the stomach was intrathoracic. Air-insufflation during endoscopy caused distension of the stomach inside the chest leading to respiratory distress. When part of the stomach is intrathoracic, the endoscopist should ...
Tomlinson P - - 1987
This paper presents a review of the fast developing subject of environmental auditing with the authors proposing a series of definitions. Of particular concern is a move towards the development of an accepted vocabulary for environmental impact assessment, even though the international dimension of the subject makes this a difficult ...
Thompson A C - - 1987
Inquiry into the sensory changes of the nasal tip following rhinoplasty in 75 patients showed that 65.3% experienced some degree of numbness of the nasal tip after operation. This included 29.3% who reported numbness as the only sensory change. The numbness lasted less than 3 months in 68.3% of the ...
Legmann P - - 1987
Subcarinal space lucency is visible on a routine frontal chest high kvp radiography because of a double density gradient (vertical and horizontal). Results obtained in the first part of the study concerning 300 normal subjects show that the vertical density gradient is visible in 83% of cases, the horizontal gradient ...
Dale R F - - 1986
The use of autotransfusion with a centrifugal cell washer in a series of 76 cases is reviewed. The requirement for bank blood is reduced in patients with major operative haemorrhage, although it does not appear to be able to provide the main source of blood replacement in such cases. The ...
Nakai S - - 1986
The authors observed six cases of chylothorax of 2,000 operations for spinal deformities performed in the past 5 years: in one case of VDS, two Harrington operations, and three anterior strut graft operations. Chylothorax resulted from direct injury to the lymphatic system in four cases of anterior spinal surgery. One ...
Quencer R M - - 1986
The time requirements needed for radiologists to perform intraoperative neurosonography were analyzed. Eighty-five consecutive intracranial and spinal operative procedures were prospectively monitored, and it was found that the average length of time spent in the operating room by the radiologist was 1 hr in spinal cases and 52 min in ...
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