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Seyed Ali Alamdaran, Sahar Kazemi, Ali Parsa, Mohammad Hallaj Moghadam, Ali Feyzi, Reza Mardani
BACKGROUND: Developmental dysplasia of hip (DDH) is a common childhood disorder, and ultrasonography examination is routinely used for screening purposes. In this study, we aimed to evaluate a modified combined static and dynamic ultrasound technique for the detection of DDH and to compare with the results of static and dynamic ultrasound techniques. METHODS: In this cross-sectional study, during 2013- 2015, 300 high-risk infants were evaluated by ultrasound for DDH...
October 2016: Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery
C Fontaine-Poitrineau, J Branchereau, J Rigaud, O Bouchot, Y Caroit-Cambazard, P Glémain
PURPOSE: To evaluate the management of renal colic in pregnant woman in our hospital. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A retrospective study of 103 pregnant patients, hospitalized for back pain of renal colic type, associated or not with a urinary tract infection, between January 2005 and October 2010. Three groups of patients were identified from the initial clinical and paraclinical (ultrasound). Group I involved patients with dilatation of the renal cavities associated with septic syndrome, they received analgesic treatment and empiric antibiotic therapy...
April 2014: Progrès en Urologie
Hong-Yu Jia, Wei Lu, Lin Zheng, Ling-Jun Ying, Yi-da Yang
To compare the efficacy of Lamivudine (LAM) monotherapy and combination therapy with Adefovir Dipivoxil (ADV) for patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV) -related decompensated cirrhosis for 2 years. A total of 115 patients with HBV-related decompensated cirrhosis were erolled in this study, among 60 patients were treated with LAM combined with ADV and 55 were treated with LAM. The liver and kidney functions, HBV DNA, HBV-M, AFP, Ultrasond or CT scan of liver were tested every 1-3months. the treatment efficacy was evaluated by month 12 and 24...
February 2011: Zhonghua Gan Zang Bing za Zhi, Zhonghua Ganzangbing Zazhi, Chinese Journal of Hepatology
Djordje M Culafić, Nebojsa S Lekić, Mirko D Kerkez, Dragana D Mijac
BACKGROUND: The liver actinomycosis is a rare disease associated with complex differentiation from the liver metastases or hepatocellular carcinoma. CASE REPORT: A 50-year-old immunocompetent female patient was admitted to the Surgical Department in an exhausted condition, with dyspnea, significant weight loss and intermittent fever in the recent two months. Diagnostic procedures that followed, including abdominal ultrasound and computed tomography led us to the diagnosis of metastatic liver disease of unknown etiology with pleural and pericardial effusion...
November 2009: Vojnosanitetski Pregled. Military-medical and Pharmaceutical Review
Giuseppe Guglielmi, Francesca de Terlizzi
Quantitative ultrasound (QUS) is used in the clinical setting to identify changes in bone tissue connected with menopause, osteoporosis and bone fragility. The versatility of the technique, its low cost and lack of ionizing radiation have led to the use of this method worldwide. Furthermore, with increased clinical interest among clinicians, QUS has been applied to several field of investigation of bone, in various pathologies of bone metabolism, in paediatrics, neonatology, genetics and other fields. Several studies have been carried out in recent years to investigate the potential of QUS, with important positive results...
September 2009: European Journal of Radiology
G A Hossain, S M Islam, Saiyeeda Mahmood, R K Chakrabarty, Nasima Akhter
UNLABELLED: Gallbladder disease is four times as common in women as in men, and pregnancy appears to contribute to the development of gallstones. During pregnancy, most women receive ultrasound scans, which are highly sensitive in detecting gallstones. The study was undertaken to evaluate the prevalence of gallstones among the pregnant woman. The aim was to determine any significant difference in the prevalence of gallstone among the pregnant woman compared to the generalized prevalence of gallstone in our community...
July 2003: Mymensingh Medical Journal: MMJ
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