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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29198872/a-randomized-non-inferiority-trial-of-adductor-canal-block-for-analgesia-after-total-knee-arthroplasty-single-injection-versus-catheter-technique
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Steven Lee, Nirooshan Rooban, Himat Vaghadia, Andrew N Sawka, Raymond Tang
BACKGROUND: Adductor canal blocks (ACBs) provide effective analgesia following total knee arthroplasty. We hypothesized that ACB single injection plus intravenous (IV) dexamethasone (Dex) shows non-inferiority to catheter, while ACB single injection does not. METHODS: One hundred eighty patients were randomized and 177 analyzed from among 1 of 3 ACB interventions: (1) 0.5% ropivacaine 20 mL; (2) 0.5% ropivacaine 20 mL plus IV Dex 8 mg; (3) 0.5% ropivacaine 20 mL followed by continuous infusion of 0...
November 16, 2017: Journal of Arthroplasty
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29097633/emerging-wearable-physiological-monitoring-technologies-and-decision-aids-for-health-performance
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Michael N Sawka, Karl E Friedl
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November 2, 2017: Journal of Applied Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29046095/surgical-placement-of-rectus-sheath-catheters-in-a-cadaveric-cystectomy-model
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Ecp Chedgy, G Lowe, R Tang, C Krebs, A Sawka, H Vaghadia, M E Gleave, A I So
Introduction Surgically inserted rectus sheath catheters (RSCs) are used increasingly for analgesia after cystectomy and other abdominal surgery. Currently, there is little information on the optimal positioning of RSCs to allow maximal spread of local anaesthetic. This study sought to assess the spread of dye injected via RSCs and to highlight the extent of its coverage in a fresh unembalmed cadaveric cystectomy model in order to confirm the nerve endings that are likely to be anaesthetised with RSCs. Methods Four cadavers underwent lower midline incision with limited bladder mobilisation...
October 19, 2017: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28858782/acoustical-emission-analysis-by-unsupervised-graph-mining-a-novel-biomarker-of-knee-health-status
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Sinan Hersek, Maziyar Baran Pouyan, Caitlin N Teague, Michael N Sawka, Mindy L Millard-Stafford, Geza F Kogler, Paul Wolkoff, Omer T Inan
OBJECTIVE: To study knee acoustical emission patterns in subjects with acute knee injury immediately following injury and several months after surgery and rehabilitation. METHODS: We employed an unsupervised graph mining algorithm to visualize heterogeneity of the high-dimensional acoustical emission data, and to then derive a quantitative metric capturing this heterogeneity - the graph community factor (GCF). A total of 42 subjects participated in the studies. Measurements were taken once each from 33 healthy subjects with no known previous knee injury, and twice each from 9 subjects with unilateral knee injury: first, within seven days of the injury, and second, 4-6 months after surgery when the subjects were determined ready to start functional activities...
August 29, 2017: IEEE Transactions on Bio-medical Engineering
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28751371/wearable-knee-health-system-employing-novel-physiological-biomarkers
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Omer T Inan, Daniel C Whittingslow, Caitlin N Teague, Sinan Hersek, Maziyar Baran Pouyan, Mindy Millard-Stafford, Geza F Kogler, Michael N Sawka
Knee injuries and chronic disorders, such as arthritis, affect millions of Americans leading to missed workdays and reduced quality of life. Currently, after an initial diagnosis, there are few quantitative technologies available to provide sensitive sub-clinical feedback to patients regarding improvements or setbacks to their knee health status; instead, most assessments are qualitative, relying on patient-reported symptoms, performance during functional tests, and physical examinations. Recent advances have been made with wearable technologies for assessing the health status of the knee (and potentially other joints) with the goal of facilitating personalized rehabilitation of injuries and care for chronic conditions...
July 27, 2017: Journal of Applied Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28751369/wearable-technology-for-compensatory-reserve-to-sense-hypovolemia
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Victor A Convertino, Michael N Sawka
Traditional monitoring technologies fail to provide accurate or early indications of hypovolemia-mediated extremis because physiological systems (as measured by vital signs) effectively compensate until circulatory failure occurs. Hypovolemia is the most life-threatening physiological condition associated with circulatory shock in hemorrhage or sepsis, and it impairs one's ability to sustain physical exertion during heat stress. This review focuses on the physiology underlying the development of a novel non-invasive wearable technology that allows for real-time evaluation of the cardiovascular system's ability to compensate to hypovolemia, or its compensatory reserve, which provides an individualized estimate of impending circulatory collapse...
July 27, 2017: Journal of Applied Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28712348/an-exploratory-study-of-fatigue-and-physical-activity-in-canadian-thyroid-cancer-patients
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Ahmad Alhashemi, Jennifer M Jones, David P Goldstein, Daniel Santa Mina, Lehana Thabane, Catherine M Sabiston, Eugene K Chang, James D Brierley, Anna M Sawka
BACKGROUND: Fatigue is common among cancer survivors, but fatigue in thyroid cancer (TC) survivors may be under-appreciated. This study investigated the severity and prevalence of moderate and severe fatigue in TC survivors. Potential predictive factors, including physical activity, were explored. METHODS: A cross-sectional, written, self-administered TC patient survey and retrospective chart review were performed in an outpatient academic Endocrinology clinic in Toronto, Canada...
September 2017: Thyroid: Official Journal of the American Thyroid Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28569186/patterns-of-regional-recurrence-in-papillary-thyroid-cancer-patients-with-lateral-neck-metastases-undergoing-neck-dissection
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Jason J Xu, Eugene Yu, Caitlin McMullen, Jesse Pasternak, Jim Brierley, Richard Tsang, Han Zhang, Antoine Eskander, Lorne Rotstein, Anna M Sawka, Ralph Gilbert, Jonathan Irish, Patrick Gullane, Dale Brown, John R de Almeida, David P Goldstein
BACKGROUND: Practice variability exists for the extent of neck dissection undertaken for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) metastatic to the lateral neck nodes, with disagreement over routine level V dissection. METHODS: We performed a retrospective medical record review of PTC patients with lateral neck nodal metastases treated at University Health Network from 2000 to 2012. Predictive factors for regional neck recurrence, including extent of initial neck dissection, were analyzed using Cox regression...
May 31, 2017: Journal of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28490923/multigene-expression-profile-testing-in-breast-cancer-is-there-a-role-for-family-physicians
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M A O'Brien, J C Carroll, D P Manca, B Miedema, P A Groome, T Makuwaza, J Easley, N Sopcak, L Jiang, K Decker, M L McBride, R Moineddin, J A Permaul, R Heisey, E A Eisenhauer, M K Krzyzanowska, S Pruthi, C Sawka, N Schneider, J Sussman, R Urquhart, C Versaevel, E Grunfeld
BACKGROUND: Family physicians (fps) play a role in aspects of personalized medicine in cancer, including assessment of increased risk because of family history. Little is known about the potential role of fps in supporting cancer patients who undergo tumour gene expression profile (gep) testing. METHODS: We conducted a mixed-methods study with qualitative and quantitative components. Qualitative data from focus groups and interviews with fps and cancer specialists about the role of fps in breast cancer gep testing were obtained during studies conducted within the pan-Canadian canimpact research program...
April 2017: Current Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28114862/american-thyroid-association-guidelines-on-the-management-of-thyroid-nodules-and-differentiated-thyroid-cancer-task-force-review-and-recommendation-on-the-proposed-renaming-of-encapsulated-follicular-variant-papillary-thyroid-carcinoma-without-invasion-to-noninvasive
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Bryan R Haugen, Anna M Sawka, Erik K Alexander, Keith C Bible, Patrizio Caturegli, Gerard M Doherty, Susan J Mandel, John C Morris, Aziza Nassar, Furio Pacini, Martin Schlumberger, Kathryn Schuff, Steven I Sherman, Hilary Somerset, Julie Ann Sosa, David L Steward, Leonard Wartofsky, Michelle D Williams
American Thyroid Association (ATA) leadership asked the ATA Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Guidelines Task Force to review, comment on, and make recommendations related to the suggested new classification of encapsulated follicular variant papillary thyroid carcinoma (eFVPTC) without capsular or vascular invasion to noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features (NIFTP). The task force consists of members from the 2015 guidelines task force with the recusal of three members who were authors on the paper under review...
April 2017: Thyroid: Official Journal of the American Thyroid Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28078544/epistaxis-during-nasotracheal-intubation-a-randomized-trial-of-the-parker-flex-tip%C3%A2-nasal-endotracheal-tube-with-a-posterior-facing-bevel-versus-a-standard-nasal-rae-endotracheal-tube
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Rosie Earle, Enda Shanahan, Himat Vaghadia, Andrew Sawka, Raymond Tang
PURPOSE: Nasotracheal intubation is a widely performed technique to facilitate anesthesia induction during oral, dental, and maxillofacial surgeries. The technique poses several risks not encountered with oropharyngeal intubation, most commonly epistaxis due to nasal mucosal abrasion. The purpose of this study was to test whether the use of the Parker Flex-Tip™ (PFT) nasal endotracheal tube (ETT) with a posterior facing bevel reduces epistaxis when compared with the standard nasal RAE ETT with a leftward facing bevel...
April 2017: Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia, Journal Canadien D'anesthésie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28039191/quantitative-model-of-hematologic-and-plasma-volume-responses-after-ascent-and-acclimation-to-moderate-to-high-altitudes
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Beth A Beidleman, Janet E Staab, Stephen R Muza, Michael N Sawka
Despite decades of research, the magnitude and time course of hematologic and plasma volume (PV) changes following rapid ascent and acclimation to various altitudes are not precisely described. To develop a quantitative model, we utilized a comprehensive database and general linear mixed models to analyze 1,055 hemoglobin ([Hb]) and hematocrit (Hct) measurements collected at sea level and repeated time points at various altitudes in 393 unacclimatized men (n = 270) and women (n = 123) who spent between 2 h and 7 days at 2,500-4,500 m under well-controlled and standardized experimental conditions...
February 1, 2017: American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28026745/wearable-vector-electrical-bioimpedance-system-to-assess-knee-joint-health
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Sinan Hersek, Hakan Toreyin, Caitlin N Teague, Mindy L Millard-Stafford, Hyeon-Ki Jeong, Miheer M Bavare, Paul Wolkoff, Michael N Sawka, Omer T Inan
OBJECTIVE: We designed and validated a portable electrical bioimpedance (EBI) system to quantify knee joint health. METHODS: Five separate experiments were performed to demonstrate the: 1) ability of the EBI system to assess knee injury and recovery; 2) interday variability of knee EBI measurements; 3) sensitivity of the system to small changes in interstitial fluid volume; 4) reducing the error of EBI measurements using acceleration signals; and 5) use of the system with dry electrodes integrated to a wearable knee wrap...
October 2017: IEEE Transactions on Bio-medical Engineering
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27737998/primary-care-providers-experiences-with-and-perceptions-of-personalized-genomic-medicine
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June C Carroll, Tutsirai Makuwaza, Donna P Manca, Nicolette Sopcak, Joanne A Permaul, Mary Ann O'Brien, Ruth Heisey, Elizabeth A Eisenhauer, Julie Easley, Monika K Krzyzanowska, Baukje Miedema, Sandhya Pruthi, Carol Sawka, Nancy Schneider, Jonathan Sussman, Robin Urquhart, Catarina Versaevel, Eva Grunfeld
OBJECTIVE: To assess primary care providers' (PCPs') experiences with, perceptions of, and desired role in personalized medicine, with a focus on cancer. DESIGN: Qualitative study involving focus groups. SETTING: Urban and rural interprofessional primary care team practices in Alberta and Ontario. PARTICIPANTS: Fifty-one PCPs. METHODS: Semistructured focus groups were conducted and audiorecorded...
October 2016: Canadian Family Physician Médecin de Famille Canadien
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27687383/real-time-measurement-of-blood-pressure-with-nexfin-in-a-patient-with-thalidomide-related-phocomelia
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Rosie Earle, Himat Vaghadia, Enda Shanahan, Raymond Tang, Andrew Sawka
We report the novel application of photoplethysmographic technology with the Nexfin HD monitor for real-time measurement of blood pressure (BP) in a patient with tetraamelia. The patient was a 58-year-old man with tetraamelia secondary to thalidomide exposure in utero, who presented for surgical excision of a maxillary schwannoma. Because difficulty of cuff use on rudimentary limbs and failure to gain invasive arterial access due to abnormalities of limb vasculature, this population is known to pose some unique challenges for BP measurement...
November 2016: Journal of Clinical Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27609137/a-detailed-spatial-analysis-on-contrasting-cancer-incidence-patterns-in-thyroid-and-lung-cancer-in-toronto-women
#16
Patrick Brown, Hedy Jiang, Shereen Ezzat, Anna M Sawka
BACKGROUND: Thyroid cancer has been rapidly rising in incidence in Canada; however, in contrast, lung cancer appears to be decreasing in incidence in Canadian men and stable in women. Moreover, disease-related mortality risk is generally very low in TC but high in LC. We performed a geographic spatial analysis in metropolitan Toronto, Canada to determine if there is regional variability of respective risks of thyroid cancer (TC) and lung cancer (LC), among women. Women were of particular interest for this study, given their known predilection for thyroid cancer...
September 8, 2016: BMC Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27360853/impact-of-hypohydration-and-exercise-heat-stress-on-brain-structure-in-men-and-women-2028-board-180-june-2-2-00-pm-3-30-pm
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Matthew T Wittbrodt, J C Mizelle, Lewis A Wheaton, Michael N Sawka, Mindy L Millard-Stafford
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27350421/a-systematic-review-of-unmet-information-and-psychosocial-support-needs-of-adults-diagnosed-with-thyroid-cancer
#18
Yong Gyu Hyun, Ahmad Alhashemi, Rouhi Fazelzad, Alyse S Goldberg, David P Goldstein, Anna M Sawka
BACKGROUND: Patient education and psychosocial support to patients are important elements of comprehensive cancer care, but the needs of thyroid cancer survivors are not well understood. METHODS: The published English-language quantitative literature on (i) unmet medical information and (ii) psychosocial support needs of thyroid cancer survivors was systematically reviewed. A librarian information specialist searched seven electronic databases and a hand search was conducted...
September 2016: Thyroid: Official Journal of the American Thyroid Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27185904/does-high-muscle-temperature-accentuate-skeletal-muscle-injury-from-eccentric-exercise
#19
John W Castellani, Edward J Zambraski, Michael N Sawka, Maria L Urso
Hyperthermia is suspected of accentuating skeletal muscle injury from novel exercise, but this has not been well studied. This study examined if high muscle temperatures alters skeletal muscle injury induced by eccentric exercise (ECC). Eight volunteers (age, 22.5 ± 4.1 year; height, 169.5 ± 10.8 cm; body mass, 76.2 ± 12.6 kg), serving as their own control, and who were not heat acclimatized, completed two elbow flexor ECC trials; in one trial the biceps were heated >40°C (HEAT) and in the other trial there was no heating (NON)...
May 2016: Physiological Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27176570/concerns-of-low-risk-thyroid-cancer-survivors
#20
Anna M Sawka, Richard W Tsang, James D Brierley, Lorne Rotstein, Phillip Segal, Shereen Ezzat, David P Goldstein
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Acta Oncologica
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