keyword
MENU ▼
Read by QxMD icon Read
search

VAS

keyword
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29677565/comparison-of-three-modes-of-aerobic-exercise-combined-with-resistance-training-on-the-pain-and-function-of-patients-with-knee-osteoarthritis-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#1
Sanaz Kabiri, Farzin Halabchi, Hooman Angoorani, Saeed Yekaninejad
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effects of three modes of aerobic exercise (lower limbs with and without weight bearing and upper limb) for knee osteoarthritis. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Sports medicine clinic. PARTICIPANTS: Seventy-eight patients with knee osteoarthritis were divided into 3 groups of resistance training combined with one of three programs of treadmill, cycle ergometer, or arm ergometer aerobic training...
April 7, 2018: Physical Therapy in Sport
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29675772/phase-i-ii-study-of-radiofrequency-ablation-for-painful-bone-metastases-japan-interventional-radiology-in-oncology-study-group-0208
#2
Noboru Tanigawa, Yasuaki Arai, Koichiro Yamakado, Takeshi Aramaki, Yoshitaka Inaba, Susumu Kanazawa, Osamu Matsui, Masaya Miyazaki, Yoshihisa Kodama, Hiroshi Anai, Akihiro Hamanaka
PURPOSE: A prospective multicenter phase I/II trial was performed to evaluate the clinical safety and efficacy of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for metastatic bone tumors. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty-three patients (27 men, 6 women, mean age 61 years) with metastatic bone tumors were enrolled. In phase I, nine patients were enrolled, and the safety of RFA was evaluated. In phase II, 23 patients were included, and an intent-to-treat analysis was performed. The primary endpoint was to evaluate the treatment's safety...
April 12, 2018: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29675759/a-comparative-study-of-surgical-drain-placement-and-the-use-of-kinesiologic-tape-to-reduce-postoperative-morbidity-after-third-molar-surgery
#3
Aysenur Genc, Sirmahan Cakarer, Basak Keskin Yalcin, Beril Berivan Kilic, Sabri Cemil Isler, Cengizhan Keskin
OBJECTIVES: Our aim was to compare the effects of the surgical drain and kinesiotape applications on postoperative morbidity after mandibular third molar surgery in a split-mouth study design. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A single-centre, split-mouth study was performed in 23 patients who needed surgical removal of bilateral mandibular third molars. Each patient was treated with a drain tube on one side of the mandible and Kinesio tape (KT) on the contralateral side. RESULTS: Swelling was significantly greater in the KT group than in the drain group throughout the study period...
April 19, 2018: Clinical Oral Investigations
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29675674/osteoporotic-thoracolumbar-compression-fractures-long-term-retrospective-comparison-between-vertebroplasty-and-conservative-treatment
#4
Konstantinos Martikos, Tiziana Greggi, Cesare Faldini, Francesco Vommaro, Antonio Scarale
PURPOSE: To compare long term clinical and radiographic outcomes in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures of the thoracolumbar spine treated with conservative treatment and percutaneous vertebroplasty. METHODS: The retrospective study with inclusion criteria focused on osteoporotic fractures of the thoracolumbar junction (T10-L2). Clinical outcomes were evaluated by using the VAS, Oswestry and SF36 questionnaires. Radiographic outcomes were evaluated by comparing the following sagittal parameters: body angle, sagittal index of fractured vertebral body and adjacent vertebral segments kyphosis...
April 19, 2018: European Spine Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29675504/surgical-treatment-of-objective-patellar-instability-long-term-results
#5
Massimo Berruto, Francesco Mattia Uboldi, Paolo Ferrua, Giovanni Vergottini, Andrea Manunta
Purpose  To evaluate the long-term results of classical "à la carte" surgical treatment of objective patellar instability as proposed by Dejour in 1987. Methods  A multicentric retrospective study was conducted evaluating patients that underwent surgical procedure with a 10-year minimum follow-up (mean 12.7; range, 10-15). Surgical procedures were medial transfer of the tibial tubercle transfer according to Elmslie and Trillat et al in 38 cases, plasty of the vastus medialis obliquus according to Insall in 15 cases, open lateral retinacular release in 13 cases, capsuloplasty in 3 cases, and trochleoplasty in 1 case...
March 2018: Joints
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29674090/oscillatory-local-field-potentials-of-the-nucleus-accumbens-and-the-anterior-limb-of-the-internal-capsule-in-heroin-addicts
#6
Shunnan Ge, Xinyi Geng, Xuelian Wang, Nan Li, Lei Chen, Xinjing Zhang, Yongzhi Huang, Yang Li, Yukun Chen, Shouyan Wang, Guodong Gao
OBJECTIVES: The nucleus accumbens (NAc) is known to regulate the motivation and underlie addictive behaviors, and the anterior limb of the internal capsule (ALIC) is involved in several psychiatric disorders. Our study aimed to explore the functions of NAc and ALIC electrophysiologically. METHODS: The local field potentials (LFPs) of the NAc and ALIC were recorded from 7 heroin addicts treated with deep brain stimulation. Correlation analysis was made between LFP powers in various frequency bands and the subjects' neuropsychological test scores; coherence was calculated for the LFPs in NAc and ALIC...
March 30, 2018: Clinical Neurophysiology: Official Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29673383/radiotherapy-for-calcaneodynia-achillodynia-painful-gonarthrosis-bursitis-trochanterica-and-painful-shoulder-syndrome-early-and-late-results-of-a-prospective-clinical-quality-assessment
#7
Oliver Micke, Eyup Ugrak, Stefan Bartmann, Irenaeus A Adamietz, Ulrich Schaefer, Rebecca Bueker, Klaus Kisters, M Heinrich Seegenschmiedt, Khashayar Fakhrian, Ralph Muecke
BACKGROUND: The aim of this prospective clinical quality assessment was to evaluate the short-term and long-term efficacy of low dose radiotherapy (RT) for calcaneodynia, achillodynia, painful gonarthrosis, painful bursitis trochanterica, and painful shoulder syndrome. METHODS: Between October 2011 and October 2013, patients with calcaneodynia, achillodynia, painful gonarthrosis, painful bursitis trochanterica, and painful shoulder syndrome were recruited for this prospective clinical quality assessment...
April 19, 2018: Radiation Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29673371/radiographic-and-clinical-outcomes-following-mis-tlif-in-patients-with-adult-lumbar-degenerative-scoliosis
#8
Yongfei Zhao, Yan Liang, Keya Mao
BACKGROUND: Patients suffering from adult lumbar degenerative scoliosis (ALDS) are commonly complicated with advanced age, osteoporosis, cardiopulmonary insufficiency, and some other medical comorbidity. Therefore, the traditional open surgery can lead to high rate of postoperative complications. The purposes of this study were to introduce our experiences and explore the efficacy and feasibility of minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MIS-TLIF) in the treatment of patients with ALDS...
April 19, 2018: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29672132/remplissage-versus-modified-latarjet-for-off-track-hill-sachs-lesions-with-subcritical-glenoid-bone-loss
#9
Justin Shu Yang, Nima Mehran, Augustus D Mazzocca, Michael L Pearl, Vincent W Chen, Robert A Arciero
BACKGROUND: Off-track Hill-Sachs lesions have been associated with high rates of recurrent shoulder instability. Both arthroscopic Bankart with remplissage and modified Latarjet have been described to treat off-track Hill-Sachs lesions. However, few comparative studies exist between the 2 techniques in heterogeneous populations. HYPOTHESIS: Remplissage would have similar recurrence rates and clinical outcomes to modified Latarjet for off-track Hill-Sachs lesions with subcritical glenoid bone loss...
April 1, 2018: American Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29671870/wireless-high-frequency-dorsal-root-ganglion-stimulation-for-chronic-low-back-pain-a-pilot-study
#10
B Billet, K Hanssens, O De Coster, W Nagels, R L Weiner, R Wynendaele, N Vanquathem
OBJECTIVE: Evaluation of the efficacy of a wireless high-frequency stimulator placed over selected DRG of exiting nerve roots for the treatment of chronic low back pain. DESIGN: Feasibility. SUBJECTS: Six subjects with chronic, intractable back pain refractory to standard medical treatment. METHODS: Four stimulators (Freedom-4A) provided by Stimwave Technologies, were implanted over the DRG exiting nerve roots, bilaterally at both the T9 and L2 vertebral levels...
April 19, 2018: Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29671679/the-cut-off-analysis-using-visual-analogue-scale-and-cepstral-assessments-on-severity-of-voice-disorder
#11
Yeon Woo Lee, Geun Hyo Kim, In Ho Bae, Hee June Park, Soo Geun Wang, Soon Bok Kwon
PURPOSE: The aims of this study were to: (1) determine the visual analogue scale (VAS) and cepstrum peak prominence (CPP) cut-off points on the ratings of numerical scale (NS) related to the severity of voice disorder ratings and (2) verify the discriminative power of these cut-off points for distinguishing between different severities of voice disorder. METHODS: Auditory-perceptual severity assessments (VAS and four-point NS) of 214 voice samples were performed by three speech-language pathologists and CPP parameters were used for the acoustic analysis...
April 19, 2018: Logopedics, Phoniatrics, Vocology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29671370/synovial-inflammation-analyzed-by-3-t-magnetic-resonance-imaging-in-etanercept-treated-patients-with-rheumatoid-arthritis-indicates-persistent-disease-activity-despite-of-clinical-remission-a-pilot-study
#12
Mara Oleszowsky, Winfried Willinek, Milka Marinova, Matthias F Seidel
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate joint inflammation using 3-T MRI in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients treated with conventional disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (cDMARDs) as compared to inhibitors for tumor necrosis factor α (TNFi) over 12 months. METHODS: Prospective epidemiologic clinical pilot study using the RA MRI system (RAMRIS), the visual analog scale (VAS, 0-100) and the Disease Activity Score 28-joint count (DAS28) at baseline, four and 12 months after initiation of etanercept (ETA)...
April 19, 2018: Modern Rheumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29671105/mapping-and-ablation-of-rvot-type-arrhythmias-comparison-between-the-conventional-and-reversed-u-curve-methods
#13
Zhuo Liang, Xuejun Ren, Tao Zhang, Zhihong Han, Jianzeng Dong, Yunlong Wang
PURPOSE: We assessed conventional and reversed U curve methods for mapping and ablation of RVOT-type VAs. METHODS: Single-center data were reviewed from consecutive cases of symptomatic VAs of RVOT-type origin that were mapped and ablated successfully using conventional method in RVOT (pulmonary artery might be included) from January 2014 to December 2015 (cohort 1, n = 75) or conventional method in RVOT and reversed U curve in PSC (for first ablation attempt) from January 2016 to March 2017 (cohort 2, n = 60)...
April 18, 2018: Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology: An International Journal of Arrhythmias and Pacing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29670905/cortical-bone-trajectory-screws-in-posterior-lumbar-interbody-fusion-minimally-invasive-surgery-for-maximal-muscle-sparing-a-prospective-comparative-study-with-the-traditional-open-technique
#14
Nicola Marengo, Marco Ajello, Michele Federico Pecoraro, Giulia Pilloni, Giovanni Vercelli, Fabio Cofano, Francesco Zenga, Alessandro Ducati, Diego Garbossa
Introduction: A prospective comparative study between classical posterior interbody fusion with peduncular screws and the new technique with divergent cortical screws was conducted. Material and Methods: Only patients with monosegmental degenerative disease were recruited into this study. We analyzed a cohort of 40 patients treated from January 2015 to March 2016 divided into 2 groups (20 patients went to traditional open surgery and 20 patients under mini-invasive strategy)...
2018: BioMed Research International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29669562/comfort-in-palliative-sedation-compas-a-transdisciplinary-mixed-method-study-protocol-for-linking-objective-assessments-to-subjective-experiences
#15
Stefaan Six, Steven Laureys, Jan Poelaert, Johan Bilsen, Peter Theuns, Reginald Deschepper
BACKGROUND: In case of untreatable suffering at the end of life, palliative sedation may be chosen to assure comfort by reducing the patient's level of consciousness. An important question here is whether such sedated patients are completely free of pain. Because these patients cannot communicate anymore, caregivers have to rely on observation to assess the patient's comfort. Recently however, more sophisticated techniques from the neurosciences have shown that sometimes consciousness and pain are undetectable with these traditional behavioral methods...
April 18, 2018: BMC Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29669443/arthroscopic-knotless-single-row-repair-preserving-full-footprint-versus-tear-completion-repair-for-partial-articular-sided-rotator-cuff-tear
#16
Cen Tao Liu, Heng An Ge, Rui Hu, Jing Biao Huang, Yi Chao Cheng, Min Wang, Peng Wu, Biao Cheng
BACKGROUND: The comparison of clinical outcomes of arthroscopic footprint-preserving knotless single-row repair with the tear completion repair technique for articular-sided partial-thickness rotator cuff tears (PTRCTs) remains unclear. METHODS: A total of 68 patients diagnosed with articular-sided PTRCTs who underwent rotator cuff repair between December 2014 and June 2015 were included. Of the 68 patients, 30 received footprint-preserving knotless single-row repair (group 1) and 38 received the tear completion repair technique (group 2)...
May 2018: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29668617/the-posterior-approach-operation-to-treat-thoracolumbar-disc-herniation-a-minimal-2-year-follow-up-study
#17
Jian Kang, ZhengQi Chang, Weimin Huang, Xiuchun Yu
Thoracolumbar disc herniation (TLDH) is a rare and progressively disabling disorder; surgical procedures predispose the subjects to high incidence of complications including recurrence, neurological aggravation, and adjacent segment degeneration.Ten patients with TLDH underwent posterior approach operation in our institution from January, 2006 to December, 2015. The mean preoperative duration of clinical symptoms was 16.5 months. The clinical data including operative time, blood loss, and hospitalization duration were investigated...
April 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29668467/the-effect-of-rectus-sheath-block-as-a-supplement-of-general-anesthesia-on-postoperative-analgesia-in-adult-patient-undergoing-umbilical-hernia-repair
#18
Andrijan Kartalov, Nikola Jankulovski, Biljana Kuzmanovska, Milka Zdravkovska, Mirjana Shosholcheva, Marija Tolevska, Filip Naumovski, Marija Srceva, Aleksandra Panovska Petrusheva, Rexhep Selmani, Atanas Sivevski
BACKGROUND: Ultrasound guided rectus sheath block can block the ventral rami of the 7th to 12th thoracolumbar nerves by injection of local anesthetic into the space between the rectus muscle and posterior rectus sheath. The aim of this randomized double-blind study was to evaluate the analgesic effect of the bilateral ultrasound guided rectus sheath block as supplement of general anesthesia on patents undergoing elective umbilical hernia repair. METHODS: After the hospital ethics committee approval, 60 (ASA I-II) adult patients scheduled for umbilical hernia repair were included in this study...
December 1, 2017: Prilozi (Makedonska Akademija Na Naukite i Umetnostite. Oddelenie za Medicinski Nauki)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29668293/minimally-invasive-surgical-approach-using-the-equal-size-plate-as-an-external-guide-to-lateral-malleoler-fractures
#19
Kürşad Aytekin, Orhan Balta, Göksel G Şahiner, Recep Kurnaz, Murat Danışman, Cem Zeki Esenyel
BACKGROUND: Minimally invasive percutaneous plate osteosynthesis (MIPPO) has begun to be used in fractures of the lateral malleolus surgeries in recent years as for fractures in other regions. However, for MIPPO techniques applied to fractures of the lateral malleolus there is no external guide for plate insertion, determining the incision and inserting the screws as used for fractures in other regions. With the MIPPO technique fluoroscopy exposure is unavoidable. The MIPPO technique is advantageous for patients; however the unavoidable problem with this treatment method for the surgical team is exposure to fluoroscopy with every case...
April 18, 2018: Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29667744/intraurethral-erbium-yag-laser-for-the-management-of-urinary-symptoms-of-genitourinary-syndrome-of-menopause-a-pilot-study
#20
Adrian Gaspar, Sandra Maestri, Joaquin Silva, Hugo Brandi, Daniel Luque, Neža Koron, Zdenko Vižintin
OBJECTIVES: Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) combines the conditions of vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) and urinary tract dysfunction, which is a result of urethral atrophy. There are several treatment methods available for the management of vulvovaginal symptoms of GSM, whereas urinary tract dysfunction often remains overlooked and undertreated. The objective of this pilot study was to assess the safety and efficacy of intraurethral Er:YAG laser treatment of urinary symptoms of GSM...
April 18, 2018: Lasers in Surgery and Medicine
keyword
keyword
40307
1
2
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"