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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 ...
Eckert W G - - 1985
This is the second and final part of the compilation highlighting the rate works of Sir Bernard Spilsbury. Despite his vast experience he never chose to write a textbook or training book for his lectures. The second part of this work includes an address entitled "Some Medico-Legal Aspects of Shock", ...
Holmström H - - 1985
In the treatment of cicatricial entropion it may be necessary to bring new tissue to the lid margin after this has been split and the eyelashes have been everted. A bipedicled tarsoconjunctival flap from the proximal part of the tarsus forms a stable and non-irritant new lid rim for both ...
McGoon D C - - 1984
The adequacy of published reports for providing valid information on the risk of thromboembolism after valvular heart operations is questioned, and this concern is supported by a review of recently published reports of the late results of such operations. None of the 51 reports sampled was considered completely adequate. The ...
Zucchi V - - 1984
The authors present three cases of epiphyseal chondroblastoma localised adjacent to the femoral intercondylar fossa which proved to be relatively common in a recent review of the case material of the G. Pini Institute of Milan (3 out of 22 cases). They were able to deduce various features of value ...
Agarwal P N - - 1984
Experience based on 14 cases of severe-to-total sensorineural deafness, treated with endolymphatic sac revascularization, operation, is presented. Changes seen in the endolymphatic sacs and lateral sinuses of these patients have been detailed. Irrespective of the degree and duration of deafness, significant hearing gain (with good improvement in speech discrimination) was ...
Karjalainen S - - 1984
According to reports in the literature, the incidence of occult acoustic neuroma is about 1%. This figure is relatively high compared with clinically encountered neuromas. Our material consisted of 298 temporal bones from 168 cases (129 paired specimens). No occult neuromas were discovered in our material. On the basis of ...
Lindberg H O - - 1983
One hundred and sixty-one non-infected total hip arthroplasties were reviewed on average 4 years post-operatively and 113 of these were reviewed again on average 7 years post-operatively. Non-infectious stem loosening was observed in 38% and required exchange operation in 20%. At review, 12 sockets (7%) were found to be loose. ...
la Grange P D - - 1983
A case report illustrates one of the dangers of intubation with use of a long-acting muscle relaxant where the clinical situation was misjudged. There is still a good case to be made out for the use of suxamethonium for intubation in a routine operating list to provide additional cover in ...
Satomi G - - 1983
Three cases with persistent truncus arteriosus, a 1-year-old boy with a type I, an 8-month-old girl with a type II, and a 5-year-old girl with type II, all confirmed by surgery, were studied by two-dimensional echocardiography (2-DE). The 2-DE findings corresponded well with the actual anatomy as determined by direct ...
Rampoldi A - - 1983
The authors report the results obtained with 38 knee prostheses reviewed from one to 9 years after insertion and discuss the advantages and limitations of this operation relative to different types of prosthesis. Although this operation has passed the "experimental" stage it has not yet reached a stage of reliability ...
Rayman R B - - 1983
During the period 1970-80, there were reported in USAF 89 incidents of smoke/fumes in the cockpit during flight. The origin of the fumes in most cases was organic petroleum derivatives, which caused a multitude of symptoms including CNS dysfunction and mucous membrane irritation. Flight surgeons should be well-read in aerospace ...
Harnett R M - - 1983
In Part I of this paper, a description of the problems confronted in resuscitation from immersion hypothermia was presented and the debate between passive and active rewarming approaches was summarized. In this paper, a review of the literature concerning selected specific rewarming protocols is given. The protocols considered are: peritoneal ...
Sundararaj G D - - 1983
Two hundred cases each of EFMT and sublimis transfer operations performed for correction of claw hand deformity following Hansen's disease were studied and the results compared. The cases were selected by systematic sampling. The incidences of reclawing in the index, long, and ring fingers were found to be more in ...
Jain S K - - 1983
Two young adult males presenting with suppurative mesenteric lymphadenitis, caused by coagulase positive staphylococcus, with unusual clinical findings are reported. Pre-operative and operative differential diagnosis and management are discussed. Previous publications are briefly reviewed. The condition is extremely rare in adults and the pathogenesis is not well understood.
Storrs L A - - 1983
This study was based on a detailed review of 503 cases of otosclerosis that were operated upon by me from 1961 to 1968. The vicissitudes of anesthesia, disequilibrium, dead ears and unexpected emotional abberations as well as legal and technical problems are discussed. Stapedectomy has been one of the most ...
Yakirevich V - - 1983
This is the eighth reported case of successful repair of tetralogy of Fallot associated with complete atrioventricular canal, Type C. The high surgical mortality rate in this combination is in part due to failure to recognise the associated anomaly pre-operatively, and in part to not closing the ventricular septal defect ...
Csíkos M - - 1983
The tensile strength of esophagogastric anastomosis was measured in 20 dogs. In case of 32 other animals the preparations were histologically examined, too. Mechanical tolerance was found significant from the 7th postoperative day on, reaching its maximum on the 15th day with no later change. An explanation is sought in ...
Reikerås O - - 1983
If surgery is indicated for metatarsalgia, osteotomy of the metatarsals should be considered. In the years 1967-1977 we have operated on 35 feet. The first 17 we performed a proximal V-shaped osteotomy, the next 18 we performed a distal oblique osteotomy. The results were excellent in 18 cases, good in ...
Viljanto J - - 1982
Oesophageal anastomotic leakage complicates 5-38% of operations performed for congenital atresia, and continues with prematurity and concomitant anomalies to be a cause of a fatal outcome. After a short review of the diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities of this complication the authors present their own series of 37 consecutive oesophageal atresia ...
Seiferd Susie - - 1981
A malfunction of an oxygenator pumphead during aortocoronary bypass surgery is described. Corrections were made and the operation proceeded without further incident. Although this malfunction is extremely rare, it is reviewed in detail to alert perfusionists to the possibility of such an occurrence.
Taha A - - 1981
In Egypt, sub-glottic stenosis is commonly caused by scleromatous affection. The countries in which scleroma is endemic have been reviewed. The incidence of scleroma, laryngeal scleroma, and sub-glottic affection, and their sex ratios have been discussed. Radiological study of the sub-glottic extension has been done. The operative procedures are detailed ...
Fitzpatrick B N - - 1981
Modification of the visor/sandwich osteotomy in treating the atrophic mandible is described as a one stage osteotomy-sulcoplasty procedure. Seven cases, with a vertical dimension of 10 mm or less in the premolar region, were assessed over a 12-month post-operative period. Vertical measurements were obtained clinically and cephalometrically, from the symphysis ...
Rinonapoli E - - 1980
This is a prospective survey of 100 consecutive cases of arthroprosthesis of the hip by Charnley's method, operated on in a conventional operating theatre under similar environmental conditions to those of the great majority of Italian hospitals. Ninety-four cases were available for review at an average follow up period of ...
Keiter J E - - 1980
A case of immediate pollicization of an amputated index finger is reported. The patient sustained accidental amputation of the entire thumb and index finger and subtotal amputation of the middle finger of her left hand. Two years following replantation of the index finger to the thumb position, the finger has ...
Gonzalez-Ulloa M - - 1980
The four deforming elements of the anterior abdominal wall--obesity, intestinal distension, gravitation, and muscular diastasis (the abdominal wall tetrad)--are described. The first two belong to medicine, and the last two to the surgeon's skill. Four degrees of deformity are described. Specific intervention is indicated for the correction of each of ...
Doyle J R - - 1980
In 15 patients with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, 18 operations were performed to improve elbow function. These operations were for seven cases of pectoralis transfer, seven cases of anterior transfer of triceps, two cases of posterior elbow release, and two cases of Steindler flexoroplasty. Results were evaluated on two simple criteria: ...
- - 1980
In the report "Access of urinary nonvolatiles to the mammalian vomeronasal organ" by C. J. Wysocki et al. (15 Feb., p. 781), the parts of Fig. I were inadvertently interchanged.
Goldstraw P - - 1980
Systemic antibiotics started before operation have been found to give inadequate prophylaxis against postpneumonectomy empyema in our practice. Experimental work by others has suggested that combining this treatment with topical irrigation and intrapleural antibiotics would give improved results. We have adopted this suggestion and found it to give better prophylaxis ...
Tayton K - - 1979
The operation of soft-tissue release and calcaneocuboid fusion, published by Dillwyn Evans in 1961, is described in detail and a long-term review of 118 club feet is presented. The average age of the patients at review was nearly seventeen years. All were resistant cases and in all the Dillwyn Evans ...
Vaughn R L - - 1979
This article reviews the literature concerning the behavioral and psychological response of men and their wives to the vasectomy operation when used as a contraceptive technique. The data suggest that two primary changes may frequently be observed postoperatively. Individuals who have experienced anxiety in conjunction with intercourse because of a ...
Bisson J - - 1979
The simplicity of operation and versatility and speed of automatic stapling devices in the creation of ileal loops have been amply documented. Three cases of stone formation in the ileal loop, secondary to encrustation about the staples, are reported herein, and the modification to the surgical technic which would obviate ...
Miki M - - 1978
New fiberoptic scopes, originally designed for biliary tract operations, were used in 23 cases for removal of residual calculi at pyelolithotomy and for examination of the renal pelvis and ureter. The external diameters of the scopes are 6.6 mm. (CHF-X1) and 4.5 mm. (CHF-X2). Water irrigation and forceps manipulation can ...
Frost E A - - 1976
The evolution of tracheostomy can be divided into five stages. The first and longest period (covering roughly 3,000 years from 1500 BC to 1500 AD) begins with references to incisions into the "wind pipe" in the Ebers Papyrus and the Rig Veda. However, Alexander the Great, Asclepiades, Aretaeus and Galen ...
Bates J F - - 1976
A review and evaluation of the literature on mastication has been undertaken. Part I discusses the form of the masticatory cycle in the natural and artificial dentitions, including the controversial question of whether tooth contact occurs during function. Part II reviews the literature concerning the speed of movement of the ...
Stürup G K - - 1976
Since 1953 the Danish law permitting castration has been applied to transsexuals. Case histories are here reported on ten cases, operated up to 19 years before the follow-up. Six of these presented typical syndromes. In some of the early cases the reluctance on the part of therapists to adopt an ...
Kadlubowska M - - 1976
Cases of esophageal diverticula treated surgically at the Department I of General Surgery, Institute of Surgery from 1950 to 1973 are reported. Their location, clinical manifestations, indications for operation and management are described. During these 23 years 45 patients were treated surgically. In 21 cases the diverticula were situated in ...
Kellerer A M - - 1975
This is the last part of an investigation of microdosimetric concepts relevant to numerical calculations. A formula is derived which permits the computation of the dose average lineal energy, yC, or the corresponding average of the specific energy without the need to determine the probability distributions, f(y) or f1(z). A ...
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