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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29148910/impact-of-pelvic-pain-and-endometriosis-on-patient-reported-outcomes-and-experiences-of-benign-hysterectomy-a-study-from-the-swedish-national-register-for-gynecological-surgery
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Hanna Grundström, Siw Alehagen, Carina Berterö, Preben Kjølhede
BACKGROUND: The study objective was to analyze and compare patient-reported experience measures (PREMs) and patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) after hysterectomy in women with and without a preoperative complaint of pelvic pain associated with and without a confirmed diagnosis of endometriosis. METHODS: Retrospective nationwide register study. Data on 28,776 hysterectomies performed on benign indication between 2004 and 2016 were retrieved from the Swedish National Register for Gynecological Surgery...
November 17, 2017: Journal of Women's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29147744/consistency-in-patient-reported-outcome-measures-after-total-knee-arthroplasty-using-patient-specific-instrumentation-a-5-year-follow-up-of-200-consecutive-cases
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Daphne A L Schoenmakers, Martijn G M Schotanus, Bert Boonen, Nanne P Kort
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the 5-year follow-up results of the first 200 total knee arthroplasties (TKA) performed by one high-volume surgeon, using patient-specific information (PSI). To date, there has been no other research into the mid-term follow-up of TKA performed using PSI. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 184 consecutive patients (200 TKA) were evaluated. Outcome measures included implant survival rate, adverse events, and the following patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs); Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC), Oxford Knee Score (OKS), Pain Visual Analogue Score (VAS) and EuroQol-5D Score (EQ-5D)...
November 17, 2017: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy: Official Journal of the ESSKA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29146740/validation-of-the-psoriatic-arthritis-impact-of-disease-psaid-questionnaire-and-its-potential-as-a-single-item-outcome-measure-in-clinical-practice
#3
Richard Holland, William Tillett, Eleanor Korendowych, Charlotte Cavill, Nicola Waldron, Melanie Brooke, Neil J McHugh
OBJECTIVES: The Psoriatic Arthritis Impact of Disease (PsAID) Questionnaire is a recently developed patient-reported outcome measure (PROM) of disease impact in psoriatic arthritis (PsA). We set out to assess the validity in an independent cohort of patients, estimate the minimally important difference for improvement and explore the potential of individual components of the PsAID in clinical practice. METHODS: Data were collected prospectively for a single-centre cohort of patients with PsA...
November 16, 2017: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29145323/the-effectiveness-of-2-consecutive-intra-articular-polydeoxyribonucleotide-injections-compared-with-intra-articular-triamcinolone-for-hemiplegic-shoulder-pain-a-strobe-complaint-retrospective-study
#4
Donghwi Park, Kwang Jae Yu, Ju Young Cho, Seung Beom Woo, Junu Park, Zeeihn Lee, Jong Min Kim
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of intra-articular injection of polydeoxyribonucleotide (PDRN), compared with intraarticular triamcinolone (TA) injection, in subacute stroke patients with hemiplegic shoulder pain (HSP).Participants were subacute stroke patients with HSP who had undergone 2 consecutive intra-articular injections of TA or PDRN.Numeric rating scale (NRS) and passive range of motion (PROM) of hemiplegic shoulder were evaluated until 4 weeks after 2nd injection.In the results, there were significant improvements in all PROM measures 2 weeks after the second injection, compared with pre-injection results, in both groups (P < ...
November 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29134251/meniscal-repair-results-in-inferior-short-term-outcomes-compared-with-meniscal-resection-a-cohort-study-of-6398-patients-with-primary-anterior-cruciate-ligament-reconstruction
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Eleonor Svantesson, Riccardo Cristiani, Eric Hamrin Senorski, Magnus Forssblad, Kristian Samuelsson, Anders Stålman
PURPOSE: To compare patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) during the first postoperative year between isolated anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and ACL reconstruction with concomitant meniscal intervention. METHODS: Patients who underwent primary ACL reconstruction at Capio Artro Clinic, Stockholm, Sweden, between 1st Jan 2001 and 31st Dec 2014 without concomitant injuries others than meniscal and/or cartilage lesions were included. Five groups of meniscal treatment simultaneously to ACL reconstruction were established; medial meniscal (MM) resection, MM repair, lateral meniscal (LM) resection, LM repair, and MM + LM resection...
November 13, 2017: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy: Official Journal of the ESSKA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29130585/exploring-patient-reported-outcomes-following-percutaneous-coronary-intervention-a-qualitative-study
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Darshini R Ayton, Anna L Barker, Geeske M E E Peeters, Danielle E Berkovic, Jeffrey Lefkovits, Angela Brennan, Sue Evans, John Zalcberg, Christopher Reid, Johannes Just Stoelwinder, John McNeil
BACKGROUND: Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a common cardiac procedure used to treat obstructive coronary artery disease. Patient-centred care is a priority in cardiovascular health having been shown to increase patient satisfaction, engagement with rehabilitation activities and reduce anxiety. Evidence indicates that patient-centred care is best achieved by routine collection of patient-reported outcomes (PROs). However, existing patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) have limited the patient involvement in their development...
November 12, 2017: Health Expectations: An International Journal of Public Participation in Health Care and Health Policy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29119368/-patient-reported-outcome-measures-in-geriatric-care-first-experiences
#7
Marleen Hems, Marleen Harkes, Margriet Moret-Hartman, René J F Melis, Yvonne Schoon
BACKGROUND: There are difficulties in expressing the value of geriatric care in outcome measures such as recovery or mortality rates. Rather, the goal of geriatric care is to maintain quality of life and functionality. As such, patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) may be more effective in measuring the value healthcare creates in geriatric patients. In 2015 the Dutch Geriatrics Society asked their Committee Quality of Care Measurement to select a suitable PROM for the purpose of measuring the outcomes of geriatric hospital care...
November 8, 2017: Tijdschrift Voor Gerontologie en Geriatrie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29117299/high-vs-low-dose-corticosteroid-injection-in-the-treatment-of-adhesive-capsulitis-with-severe-pain-a-randomized-controlled-double-blind-study
#8
Kyou Hyun Kim, Jong Wook Park, Sang Jun Kim
Objective: To compare the degree of pain relief between high-dose (40 mg of triamcinolone acetonide) and low-dose (20 mg of triamcinolone acetonide) corticosteroid injections in patients with severe pain due to adhesive capsulitis. Design: A prospective, randomized, double-blind, dose-comparative study. Subjects: A total of 32 patients who were diagnosed with adhesive capsulitis and who expressed severe pain intensity, 8 or more points on a numeric rating scale (NRS)...
October 7, 2017: Pain Medicine: the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29114268/vaginal-fluid-urea-and-creatinine-in-the-diagnosis-of-premature-rupture-of-membranes-in-resource-limited-community-settings
#9
Jasmina Begum, Sunil Kumar Samal, Seetesh Ghose, Gopal Niranjan
Objective: Diagnosis of premature rupture of membranes (PROM) is difficult in equivocal cases with traditional methods. This study aimed to evaluate the reliability of vaginal washing fluid urea and creatinine for diagnosis of PROM and to determine the cut off value. Materials and methods: The current study was a prospective case control. Women having gestational age of 28 to 42 weeks were divided into two equal groups: Fifty with history of leaking per vagina (study group) and an equal number with gestation matched none leaking (control group) were recruited...
March 2017: Journal of Family & Reproductive Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29110842/patient-reported-outcome-measures-proms-in-the-management-of-lung-cancer-a-systematic-review
#10
REVIEW
Youssef Ben Bouazza, Ibrahim Chiairi, Ouiam El Kharbouchi, Lesley De Backer, Greetje Vanhoutte, Annelies Janssens, Jan P Van Meerbeeck
Lung cancer is often associated with a poor quality of life, as reflected by patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs). The aim of this paper is to describe and compare the PROMs that are available. In this manuscript, we review the impact of PROMs on the management of lung cancer. Quality of the study and risk of bias were assessed using the appraisal tools recommended by the Dutch Cochrane Center. Out of 51 studies included in this review, ten instruments were identified and categorized as either generic, cancer- or lung cancer-specific...
November 2017: Lung Cancer: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29110087/outcomes-of-open-versus-laparoscopic-surgery-in-patients-with-rectal-cancer
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José M Quintana, Ane Anton-Ladislao, Santiago Lázaro, Nerea Gonzalez, Marisa Bare, Nerea Fernandez de Larrea, Maximino Redondo, Eduardo Briones, Antonio Escobar, Cristina Sarasqueta, Susana Garcia-Gutierrez
PURPOSE: The goal of this study was to compare the effectiveness of laparoscopic with that of open surgery up to 2 years after intervention in patients with rectal cancer. METHODS: This is a prospective cohort study of patients with rectal cancer who underwent surgery (laparoscopic or open) between June 2010 and December 2012 in 22 acute hospitals. Main outcomes were mortality, complications, reoperation, readmission, and patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs), as measured using the EuroQol-5D (EQ-5D), European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) QLQ-Q30 and Q29, the Barthel Index (BI), and the Duke-UNC Functional Social Support Questionnaire at baseline, 1 year, and 2 years after surgery...
November 6, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29106560/preeclampsia-mediates-the-association-between-shorter-height-and-increased-risk-of-preterm-delivery
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Naho Morisaki, Kohei Ogawa, Kevin Y Urayama, Haruhiko Sago, Shoji Sato, Shigeru Saito
Background: Maternal short stature has been observed to increase the risk of preterm birth; however, the aetiology behind this phenomenon is unknown. We investigated whether preeclampsia, an obstetric complication that often leads to preterm delivery and is reported to have an inverse association with women's height, mediates this association. Methods: We studied 218 412 women with no underlying diseases before pregnancy, who delivered singletons from 2005 to 2011 and were included in the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology perinatal database, which is a national multi-centre-based delivery database among tertiary hospitals...
October 1, 2017: International Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29106029/development-content-validity-and-cross-cultural-adaptation-of-a-patient-reported-outcome-measure-for-real-time-symptom-assessment-in-irritable-bowel-syndrome
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L Vork, D Keszthelyi, Z Mujagic, J W Kruimel, C Leue, I Pontén, H Törnblom, M Simrén, A Albu-Soda, Q Aziz, M Corsetti, L Holvoet, J Tack, S S Rao, J van Os, E G Quetglas, D A Drossman, A A M Masclee
BACKGROUND: End-of-day questionnaires, which are considered the gold standard for assessing abdominal pain and other gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), are influenced by recall and ecological bias. The experience sampling method (ESM) is characterized by random and repeated assessments in the natural state and environment of a subject, and herewith overcomes these limitations. This report describes the development of a patient-reported outcome measure (PROM) based on the ESM principle, taking into account content validity and cross-cultural adaptation...
November 6, 2017: Neurogastroenterology and Motility: the Official Journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29104998/ankle-passive-and-active-movement-training-in-children-with-acute-brain-injury-using-a-wearable-robot
#14
Kai Chen, Bo Xiong, Yupeng Ren, Assaf Dvorkin, Deboah Gaebler-Spira, Charles Sisung, Li-Qun Zhang
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of a wearable robotic device in guiding isometric torque generation and passive-active movement training for ankle motor recovery in children with acute brain injury. PARTICIPANTS/SETTING: Ten inpatient children with acute brain injury being treated in a rehabilitation hospital. DESIGN: Daily robot-guided ankle passive-active movement therapy for 15 sessions, including isometric torque generation under real-time feedback, stretch-ing, and active movement training with motivating games using a wearable ankle rehabilitation robot...
October 27, 2017: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29103606/comparison-of-1-year-survival-and-frequency-of-paravalvular-leakage-using-the-sapien-3-versus-the-sapien-xt-for-transcatheter-aortic-valve-implantation-for-aortic-stenosis
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Alexander Meyer, Axel Unbehaun, Mohanad Hamandi, Simon H Sündermann, Semih Buz, Christoph Klein, Christof Stamm, Volkmar Falk, Jörg Kempfert
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation shortcomings such as relevant paravalvular leakage (PVL) have been shown to negatively impact survival. The Sapien 3 prosthesis has added features to address these problems. We compared the functional performance of the Sapien 3 (S3) and its predecessor Sapien XT (XT), with a particular focus on PVL. We analyzed 601 patients presenting with severe native aortic valve stenosis treated with either Sapien XT (n = 405, 2011 to 2014, mean STS-PROM [Society of Thoracic Surgeons predicted risk of mortality] 11...
October 9, 2017: American Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29103546/choosing-the-right-outcome-measurement-instruments-for-patients-with-low-back-pain
#16
REVIEW
Alessandro Chiarotto, Caroline B Terwee, Raymond W Ostelo
Choosing the most fit-for-purpose outcome measurement instruments is fundamental because using inappropriate instruments can lead to detection bias and measurement inconsistency. Recent recommendations, consensus procedures and systematic reviews on existing patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) informed this manuscript, which provides suggestions on which outcome domains and measurement instruments to use in patients with low back pain (LBP). Six domains are identified as highly relevant: (1) physical functioning, (2) pain intensity, (3) health-related quality of life, (4) work, (5) psychological functioning and (6) pain interference...
December 2016: Best Practice & Research. Clinical Rheumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29103351/cervical-pessary-for-preventing-preterm-birth-a-meta-analysis
#17
Zhen Jin, Liqin Chen, Dongyan Qiao, Chhavi, Astha, Baiyun Sun, Lina Wang, Hong Yu
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of cervical pessary in the prevention of preterm birth and its influence on pregnancy and maternal outcomes, so as to provide a clinical basis for cervical pessary to prevent premature delivery. METHOD: The databases of PubMed, Web of Science, CNKI, WanFang Data, etc, were used to search for the eligible articles. The relevant data were abstracted by two independent reviewers and performed with Stata 12.0. RESULT: Pregnancy Result: the PTB rates of pessary and control group before 28, 32, 34 and 37 weeks were analyzed and the combined RR (95%CI) values were 0...
November 5, 2017: Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29097793/patient-reported-outcome-and-experience-measures-of-oral-disease-in-oral-medicine
#18
R Ní Ríordáin, P Wiriyakijja
A recent meeting of health ministers from over 40 countries worldwide deemed that time and money should be spent on outcome and experience measures that would allow us to determine whether our health systems deliver outcomes that truly matter to patients. This meeting, along with recent national programmes to promote the use of outcome measures in evaluating medical and surgical interventions, highlighted the important role that patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) and patient reported experience measures (PREMs) have in healthcare...
December 2017: British Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29096686/vaso-vitamin-d-and-arthroplasty-surgery-outcomes-study-supplementation-of-vitamin-d-deficiency-to-improve-outcomes-after-total-hip-or-knee-replacement-study-protocol-for-a-randomised-controlled-feasibility-trial
#19
Rory J M Morrison, Deborah Bunn, William K Gray, Paul N Baker, Craig White, Amar Rangan, Kenneth S Rankin, Mike R Reed
BACKGROUND: Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to poor outcomes after total hip replacement (THR) or total knee replacement (TKR), including lower patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs), peri-prosthetic infection and longer hospital stay. We present a randomised feasibility trial protocol designed to prospectively investigate the influence of vitamin D testing, and subsequent supplementation for deficiency, prior to THR/TKR. METHODS/DESIGN: One hundred adult patients undergoing primary THR/TKR for osteoarthritis at two NHS hospital trusts in North East England will be recruited...
November 2, 2017: Trials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29080911/impact-of-pain-and-postoperative-complications-on-patient-reported-outcome-measures-5%C3%A2-years-after-microvascular-decompression-or-partial-sensory-rhizotomy-for-trigeminal-neuralgia
#20
Daniyal J Jafree, Amanda C Williams, Joanna M Zakrzewska
BACKGROUND: Microvascular decompression (MVD) and partial sensory rhizotomy (PSR) provide longstanding pain relief in trigeminal neuralgia (TN). Given their invasiveness, complications can result from such posterior fossa procedures, but the impact of these procedures and their complications on patient-reported outcome measures (PROM), such as quality of life and distress, are not well established. METHOD: Five years after surgery, patients who underwent first MVD or PSR for TN at one institution, between 1982 and 2002, were sent a self-completion assessment set containing a range of PROMs: the Short Form-12 (SF-12) questionnaire to assess quality of life, the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) to assess distress, and a questionnaire containing questions about postoperative complications, their severity and impact on quality of life...
October 28, 2017: Acta Neurochirurgica
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