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Fox H A - - 1993
Patients' fear of and objection to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) have complicated the administration of this modality since its inception. Despite modifications in technique and pretreatment education over the years, these problems have not disappeared. The author discusses the literature on fear of convulsive therapy and provides three case examples from ...
Graf P - - 1993
Hand and forearm replantation in children may lead to premature closure of the distal radial or ulnar growth-plates. Following successful replantation, bone growth may be retarded, resulting in a length discrepancy between the radius and ulna with secondary deviation of the replanted hand. We present two cases in which callus ...
Popp T W - - 1993
The purpose of this report is to review the orthodontic treatment of a patient with a Class III malocclusion who was treated nonsurgically with extraction of the mandibular first premolars. The basis for this treatment approach is presented, and the final treatment result reviewed. Important factors to consider when establishing ...
Yip J - - 1993
We report six patients with chloracne, unresponsive to conventional therapy, whose lesions were cleared by treatment with EMLA (eutectic mixture of lignocaine [lidocaine] 25 mg/g and prilocaine 25 mg/g) topical anaesthesia and light cautery. To the best of our knowledge, this form of treatment for chloracne has not previously been ...
Kingsbury S J - - 1993
Little attention has been paid to repetitive nightmares and their direct treatment. Hypnosis appears to be a treatment of choice for these nightmares, and techniques for hypnotic treatment may be based upon whether the nightmare mirrors an actual experience of the patient. A new technique that reframes the waking point ...
Rudge F W - - 1992
Most published reports on the treatment of altitude-induced decompression sickness (DCS) deal exclusively with patients treated with hyperbaric oxygenation. Little information exists on the role of normobaric (ground level) oxygenation as a primary treatment modality for altitude-induced DCS. This study reports the U.S. Air Force experience in the treatment of ...
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A census of 12,730 Medicare-eligible ESRD patients identified in the USRDS database as living in Michigan or as having received treatment in Michigan between 1977 and 1987 was compared to the 13,424 ESRD patients listed in the Michigan Kidney Registry (MKR) who were alive between 1977 and 1987. Of 7,600 ...
Karamardian L M - - 1992
Luteal phase deficiency is thought to be a cause of female infertility. Nevertheless, little agreement exists concerning either its diagnosis or its treatment. To address the latter question, we reviewed the English literature and examined the effect of treatment on pregnancy rates. One randomized controlled trial found a statistically insignificant ...
Fedoroff J P - - 1992
A case report involving buspirone hydrochloride in the successful treatment of a patient with an atypical paraphilia and transvestic fetishism is presented. Treatment outcome was assessed by the patient's self-report as well as by retrospective examination of detailed notes about paraphilia fantasies which unknown to the therapists, had been kept ...
Knottenbelt D C - - 1992
Three foals under four weeks old and two under six months old with a history of oesophageal obstruction, had oesophageal strictures of different characters in the rostral cervical oesophagus. One case, which was complicated by severe inhalation pneumonia, was euthanased without any treatment and in another initial treatment by bougienage ...
Lamey P J - - 1992
The initial oral findings and treatment in 50 cases of mucous membrane pemphigoid are presented. Histologic and immunologic studies were undertaken in each case to confirm the clinical diagnosis. The treatments prescribed are summarized and illustrate that topical steroids are effective, but in some cases systemic steroid therapy with or ...
Bracker M D - - 1992
The environment can have a profound impact on human performance. Over the past decade there has been considerable interest in the scientific study of the human ability of to protect oneself against heat and cold. This new knowledge has led to a better understanding of physiology and resulted in better ...
Wilkinson H A - - 1992
Intrathecal methylprednisolone acetate (IT-MPA) treatments have been reported to be beneficial and safe for the treatment of low back problems and especially "failed back" problems, which include adhesive arachnoiditis. Other reports, however, have stressed the potential dangers of this treatment and have advised against its use. Many of these papers ...
St Lawrence J S - - 1992
OBJECTIVE: Premature ejaculation is the most prevalent male sexual dysfunction. The present article is a comprehensive review of the literature on premature ejaculation. METHOD: This critical discussion of the literature evaluates the definitional issues, theoretical conceptualizations, assessment strategies, and treatment alternatives for premature ejaculation. RESULTS: The review integrates the most ...
Jerrold L - - 1991
As can be seen from this report, multifactorial considerations are often present in an orthodontic case. Office policy considerations regarding interoffice communications should be reviewed periodically as to their sufficiency. Interpersonal communications are vitally important from both a risk management standpoint and also from the perspective of maintaining a good ...
Smith R J - - 1991
Abnormalities of occlusal development manifest themselves clinically as a need for orthodontic treatment. There are many circumstances in which there is an interaction between traditional pediatric concerns and occlusal abnormalities. In some cases medical treatment impacts on the development of occlusion. In other cases, occlusal abnormalities contribute to clinical conditions ...
Bodden J L - - 1991
Two cases of simple phobia demonstrate the inadequacies of both behavioral and psychodynamic theories. These cases and their treatment outcomes provide support for the state-dependent memory and learning theory. Hypnosis and ideomotor signaling proved to be not only effective treatments but also useful means of illuminating the role and nature ...
Carson B S - - 1991
Many aspects of pediatric neuro-oncology including epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment are covered by this review. Important advances in the treatment of hydrocephalus and craniosynostosis are also reviewed. A number of congenital conditions involving the cranium and spinal cord are analyzed with respect to optimal treatment and new experimental data are ...
Hammerberg O - - 1991
A case of septicemia caused by Agrobacterium radiobacter is reported in a patient undergoing chemotherapy treatment who had recently been neutropenic. Agrobacterium radiobacter was isolated from the Hickman line blood culture. The patient responded favorably to removal of the Hickman catheter and treatment with amikacin and piperacillin. The molecular and ...
Kaul A - - 1991
Gerontophilia describes a specific sexual inclination towards the elderly and may at times explain the sadistic attacks made upon them. The case of a homosexual gerontophile who was engaging in assaulting old men is reported here. An attempt has been made at understanding his offending behaviour and possible treatment options ...
Steed P A - - 1991
A previously diagnosed patient population of 109 volunteers having temporomandibular dysfunction agreed to undergo pretreatment and post-treatment thermographic examination. In 1988, at the time of this study, a contact liquid crystal thermographic unit was utilized in accordance with the protocol advocated by the Academy of Neuro-Muscular Thermography. The examination consisted ...
Large D M - - 1991
We report the case of a teenage boy with thrombocytopenia complicating varicella infection, which responded promptly to treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin therapy. Such treatment is well recognized in the management of immune thrombocytopenia, particularly where steroids are contra-indicated, but we have not found any previous case reports of the use ...
Akpunonu B E - - 1991
A case is reported in which a patient with sexual and orgasmic headaches was treated successfully with a calcium channel blocker, diltiazem. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of successful treatment of sexual headaches with calcium channel blockers reported in the English medical literature. The ...
Berg R - - 1991
The informative value of clinical material presented at meetings and in the literature poses a dilemma for the typical orthodontist. To aid in the resolution of this problem, methodological aspects of the following topics are discussed: criteria for the evaluation of orthodontic treatment results, the selection of cases to be ...
René N - - 1991
This study reports and analyses the handling of malpractice cases by the Swedish authorities from an odontological and legal point of view, in order to find explanatory factors and create a basis for prevention and discussion of the principles for processing such cases. Women report their dentists more often than ...
Post K - - 1991
We reviewed the incidence, etiology, clinical presentations, diagnosis, treatments and prevention of canine vaginal hyperplasia, and describe a simple surgical technique for its correction as practiced at the Small Animal Clinic, State University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. Many different treatments have been used, and some are novel approaches. In many ...
Rulo H F - - 1991
Inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus (ILVEN) is a rare and chronic skin disorder, which may trouble the patient considerably. The condition is generally believed to be resistant to therapy, although some authors have reported success with several treatments. including dithranol and etretinate. The present case, a classical presentation of ILVEN, ...
Fandiño J - - 1991
A case of fourth ventricle cysticercosis treated with praziquantel is presented. The disappearance of the lesion six months after the treatment was demonstrated by CT scan. A review of the literature indicates that this is a very exceptional result, because with recently intraventricular cysticercosis was considered to be non-responsive to ...
Feliu E C - - 1991
Tarsal coalition is an entity with a great number of reported variants and with many unsolved questions, from its physiopathology to its treatment. Because of its exceedingly low frequency, we report a case of cubonavicular coalition. The symptoms cleared with conventional analgesic therapy, and no other therapeutic measures were required.
Ford R A RA Springfield Hospital Glenburnie Road, London SW17, - - 1991
Conditions in which echolalia and echopraxia occur are reviewed, followed by an attempt to elicit possible mechanisms of these phenomena. A brief description of stereotypical and perseverative behaviour and obsessional phenomena is given. It is suggested that abnormal repetitive behaviour may occur partly as a result of central dopaminergic dysfunction.
Stagno S J SJ Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, - - 1991
The literature on palinopsia (visual perseveration) is reviewed, utilizing case reports of 46 patients who demonstrated this symptom. The most common etiologies for this symptom are space-occupying lesions, cerebral infarct, and seizure activity. The vast majority are due to central nervous system pathology occurring in the posterior (occipital or parieto-occipital) ...
Monticelli G - - 1990
There are very few objective criteria for the choice between conservative and surgical treatment of lumbar and dorsolumbar scoliosis ranging from 40 to 50 degrees. We reviewed the long-term results obtained in 76 patients treated with plaster braces because they had refused surgical treatment; in 56% of the cases a ...
Dreyer A F - - 1990
A case of Ludwig's angina which developed after mandibular fractures in a 14-year-old male patient is reported. We emphasise the serious nature of this condition and the aggressive treatment it requires. It is important to recognise cases of Ludwig's angina at an early stage, as well as cases which are ...
Reissman P - - 1990
Inner Ear Decompression Sickness (IEDCS)--manifested by tinnitus, vertigo, nausea, vomiting, and hearing loss--is usually associated with deep air or mixed gas dives, and accompanied by other CNS symptoms of decompression sickness (DCS). Early recompression treatment is required in order to avoid permanent inner ear damage. We present an unusual case ...
Cook D A - - 1990
A review is presented of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of acromioclavicular joint injuries with a discussion of special cases and complications. The results of nonoperative and operative treatments are examined, with particular emphasis on the Mumford and Weaver-Dunn procedures. Conservative treatment is indicated for most acute cases. Weighted films ...
Jerrold L - - 1990
The importance of coordinated midlines often is unappreciated as it relates to the treatment plan for the orthodontic case. All three of the patient's midlines--facial, maxillary, and mandibular--must be considered if ideal correction is to be achieved. Proper differential diagnosis of the cause will allow the practitioner to appropriately use ...
Pruthi V K - - 1990
This case involves a 14-year-old female patient affected with localized juvenile periodontitis. Treatment consisted of periodontal flap surgery in conjunction with tetracycline therapy. A successful result was obtained and maintained. The case depicts the fact that in many instances localized juvenile periodontitis can be treated with confidence and a high ...
Osborne C A - - 1990
The efficacy of a diet designed to facilitate dissolution of feline magnesium ammonium phosphate (struvite) uroliths was evaluated in 30 cases of urolithiasis, sterile struvite uroliths dissolved in a mean of 36 days after initiation of dietary treatment. In 5 cases of urolithiasis, struvite urocystoliths associated with urease-negative bacterial urinary ...
Adam B S - - 1990
Hair pulling is an uncommon behavior for which a standard treatment modality has not yet been established; additionally its prognosis is generally guarded. This article reviews the literature and comments upon the demographic, dermatologic, clinical and psychodynamic features of trichotillomania. The various diagnostic association and the treatment approaches are discussed. ...
Davenport A - - 1990
We report a case of increasing hyperlactatemia in the course of repeated treatment by machine hemofiltration (MHF) using a lactate-buffered replacement solution. The hyperlactatemia was associated with a reduction in mean arterial pressure, and in the majority of treatments a metabolic acidosis developed. Hyperlactatemia due to exogenous lactate may not ...
Anand V - - 1990
Hemangiopericytoma is an uncommon vascular tumour. Of the 26 intranasal hemangiopericytomas reported in the English literature only two paediatric cases have been noted. A benign course is more common in the nose and paranasal sinuses. A pre-operative diagnosis being not possible, definitive treatment cannot be preplanned. Wide surgical excision by ...
Bardin E D - - 1990
Priapism occurred in ten patients undergoing treatment of depression with trazodone or impotence with papaverine. Trazodone-related priapism uniformly required surgical procedures and resulted in impotence in two of three cases. In contrast, papaverine-associated priapism was successfully managed by aspiration and all seven patients continued to respond to intracorporal treatment. Iatrogenic ...
Mattot M M Department of Pediatric Hematology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, - - 1990
Juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis is a rare and benign tumoral disease of childhood characterized by numerous relapses despite complete resection. The ENT treatment of choice is to vaporize the papillomas with a CO2 laser. Since the discovery of a viral etiology (Human Papilloma Virus), resection has been followed by medical attempts ...
Eliasson A H - - 1989
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis is a rare disease which afflicts young women of childbearing age. It is sufficiently uncommon that randomization or any other systematic evaluation of regimens of treatment has been difficult. Review of scattered case reports implies that a number of hormonal manipulations may be equally effective. A comprehensive review of ...
Watson H - - 1989
Seventy-six percent of 65 psychotherapy cases seen in a child guidance clinic either did not change or improved following a mandated report of suspected child abuse. In a significant minority of cases, the therapy relationship deteriorated when the report was made about a client in treatment, and improved when the ...
Patel M R - - 1989
A subungual keratoacanthoma of the thumb with a 5-year follow-up is reported. Recurrence after initial curettage necessitated amputation of the terminal phalanx as definitive treatment. The 22 subungual keratoacanthomas of the hand reported in the literature are reviewed. Although conservative treatment sparing the digit in the form of excision and ...
Kunjukrishnan R - - 1988
The literature on the etiological theories, clinical manifestations and treatment of retifism (foot fetishism) and fetishisms in general are briefly reviewed. The case of a 27 year old married male foot-fetishist is presented with emphasis on the psychosexual development leading to the specific sexual deviation. The specific behavioural treatment consisted ...
Hawley A - - 1988
Each summer cases of adder bite occur in Aldershot and its surrounding areas. Many of these are brought to the Cambridge Military Hospital. This paper reports three cases that together illustrate the commonest clinical signs and symptoms. These include rapid swelling, malaise and anxiety. An important diagnostic indication is an ...
Shah N - - 1988
A total of 93 cases comprising 132 teeth with signs and symptoms or radiographic evidence of periapical pathoses were treated endodontically and were followed up for a period of 2 years. Nonsurgical management was successful in 84.4% of the cases. Histopathologic examination of tissue specimens from cases in which treatment ...
Doppke K P - - 1988
We designed a questionnaire to be filled out by the physicist at the time of planning treatment with the aid of a computer in order to assess what was learned during the course of the planning session. We analyzed the results to gauge the impact of the 70 treatment planning ...
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