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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29707748/factors-influence-the-acceptance-of-surgical-treatment-in-chinese-bariatric-surgery-candidates
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Shutong Tang, Shuqing Yu, Cunchuan Wang, Jingge Yang, Lilian Gao, Xiaomei Chen, Lina Wu, Bingsheng Guan, Jinfen Han, Weiju Chen, Wah Yang
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of obesity and obesity-related disorders is rapidly increasing among the Chinese populations. Bariatric surgery is becoming more and more popular in China, yet little cases were performed compared with western countries. The acceptance of this new treatment modality in Chinese bariatric surgery candidates was seldom studied. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the factors affecting the choice of bariatric surgery in Chinese patients with obesity and metabolic disorders, so as to promote the popularization of bariatric surgery in developing countries like China METHODS: Patients with obesity and related metabolic disorders meet the indications for bariatric surgery in the Department of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in the First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University between January 2016 and April 2017 were asked to answer a questionnaire about the demographics of the patients, social economic status, present and past history, family history, etc...
April 29, 2018: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29707317/unhealthy-alcohol-use-is-associated-with-postoperative-complications-in-veterans-undergoing-lung-resection
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Solomon A Graf, Steven B Zeliadt, Peter J Rise, Leah M Backhus, Xiao-Hua Zhou, Emily C Williams
Background: Lung resections carry a significant risk of complications necessitating the characterization of peri-operative risk factors. Unhealthy alcohol use represents one potentially modifiable factor. In this retrospective cohort study, the largest to date of lung resections in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), we examined the association between unhealthy alcohol use and postoperative complications and mortality. Methods: Veterans Affairs Surgical Quality Improvement Program data recorded at 86 medical centers between 2007 and 2011 were used to identify 4,715 patients that underwent lung resection...
March 2018: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29685558/the-use-of-cryotherapy-for-the-prevention-of-wound-complications-in-the-treatment-of-calcaneal-fractures
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Sanfu Lin, Junjie Xie, Xuedong Yao, Zhangsheng Dai, Wenhua Wu
We analyzed the risk factors for skin infection and necrosis after calcaneal fracture surgery and evaluated the effect of cryotherapy in preventing postoperative skin infections and necrosis. We studied 129 calcaneal fracture patients (148 feet) who had undergone open reduction and internal fixation from January 2008 to December 2010. Three groups included were: control (44 patients; 49 feet), preoperative cryotherapy (43 patients; 48 feet), and perioperative cryotherapy (42 patients; 51 feet). The wound infection rate, Maryland foot score, and postoperative visual analog scale (VAS) score were compared...
May 2018: Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery: Official Publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649995/the-prevalence-and-systemic-risk-factors-of-diabetic-macular-edema-a-cross-sectional-study-from-turkey
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Durgul Acan, Mehmet Calan, Duygu Er, Tugba Arkan, Nilufer Kocak, Firat Bayraktar, Suleyman Kaynak
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of diabetic macular edema (DME) utilizing optical coherence tomography (OCT), and to clarify the effects of the systemic findings and risk factors on the development of DME. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted in the departments of ophthalmology and endocrinology at the Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine in Izmir, Turkey. The demographics, type and duration of diabetes mellitus, treatment modality, smoking and alcohol consumption habits, as well as the systemic blood pressure, renal functional tests, hemoglobulin A1c level, serum lipid profile, and 24-h urine albumin level were noted and statistically analyzed...
April 12, 2018: BMC Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29643435/higher-leukocyte-count-predicts-3-month-poor-outcome-of-ruptured-cerebral-aneurysms
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Pei-Sen Yao, Guo-Rong Chen, Xue-Ling Xie, Huang-Cheng Shang-Guan, Jin-Zhen Gao, Yuan-Xiang Lin, Shu-Fa Zheng, Zhang-Ya Lin, De-Zhi Kang
It is not fully established whether leukocyte can predict the poor outcome for ruptured cerebral aneurysms (CA) or not. Here, we retrospectively analyzed the clinical data of 428 patients with ruptured CA between 2010 and 2015. Patients' demographic data, including gender, age, history of smoking, alcohol, hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia, Hunt-Hess and Fisher grade, occurrence of hydrocephalus, aneurysm location, time to surgery, delayed ischemic neurological deficit (DIND) and peak leukocyte of blood test from day 1 to 3 after aneurysmal rupture were recorded and analyzed...
April 11, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29538165/prehabilitation-for-major-abdominal-urologic-oncology-surgery
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Bente T Jensen, Susanne V Lauridsen, Jørgen B Jensen
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Whether prehabilitation in radical cystectomy adds to the effort of reducing postoperative morbidity and impairments in the survivorship phase has until recently received limited attention. This narrative review aims to summarize the current evidence base on prehabilitaion interventions focusing on the efficacy of procedure-specific interventions and the influence on postoperative outcomes. RECENT FINDINGS: Given the oncological risk, there is a relative short window to intervene and proactively optimize the patient before radical cystectomy...
May 2018: Current Opinion in Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29443762/incidence-and-risk-factors-for-surgical-site-infection-after-open-reduction-and-internal-fixation-of-ankle-fracture-a-retrospective-multicenter-study
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Yaning Sun, Huijuan Wang, Yuchao Tang, Haitao Zhao, Shiji Qin, Lihui Xu, Zhiyong Xia, Fengqi Zhang
Information on surgical site infection (SSI) after surgical treatment of ankle fracture is limited and remains controversial. The purpose of the present study was to determine the incidence and risk factors for SSI after open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of ankle fracture. Patients who underwent ORIF for ankle fracture at 3 centers between January 2015 and December 2016 were included. The potential risk factors for SSI included demographic variables, including age, sex, body mass index (BMI), hypertension, diabetes mellitus, heart disease, smoking, and excessive alcohol intake; blood test variables including preoperative white blood cell count, neutrophil count, red blood cell count, hemoglobin, total protein, albumin and globulin; injury- and surgery-related variables, including duration of operation (minutes), intraoperative blood loss, surgeon level, fracture site, accompanied dislocation, use of a drainage tube, and antibiotic use...
February 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29435604/influence-of-body-mass-index-on-short-term-subjective-improvement-and-risk-of-reoperation-after-mid-urethral-sling-surgery
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Vibeke Weltz, Rikke Guldberg, Michael D Larsen, Bjarne Magnussen, Gunnar Lose
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: The objective was to evaluate the impact of body mass index (BMI) on the subjective improvement and risk of reoperation after first-time mid-urethral sling surgery. METHODS: Data were retrieved from the national Danish Urogynaecological Database, including women with first-time surgery with mid-urethral polypropylene slings from 2011 to 2016. The subjective improvement was assessed by the difference in symptoms based on the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-Short Form (ICIQ-SF) completed pre- and 3 months postoperatively...
April 2018: International Urogynecology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29425663/sexual-rehabilitation-after-nerve-sparing-radical-prostatectomy-free-of-charge-phosphodiesterase-type-5-inhibitor-administration-improves-compliance-to-treatment
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Giampaolo Siena, Andrea Mari, Aude Canale, Nicola Mondaini, Andrea Chindemi, Isabella Greco, Omar Saleh, Sergio Serni, Giulio Nicita, Andrea Minervini, Marco Carini
BACKGROUND: In December 2006, the region of Tuscany (Italy) authorized the free-of-charge provision of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5I) for all patients with Tuscan citizenship who undergo nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy (NSRP). OBJECTIVE: To compare sexual rehabilitation outcomes in patients with low risk of erectile dysfunction and minimal comorbidities who received PDE5Is free of charge (PDE5I-F) with those who paid for PDE5Is (PDE5I-P) after bilateral NSRP...
February 2018: Journal of Sexual Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29361356/the-african-descent-and-glaucoma-evaluation-study-adages-iii-contribution-of-genotype-to-glaucoma-phenotype-in-african-americans-study-design-and-baseline-data
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Linda M Zangwill, Radha Ayyagari, Jeffrey M Liebmann, Christopher A Girkin, Robert Feldman, Harvey Dubiner, Keri A Dirkes, Matthew Holmann, Eunice Williams-Steppe, Naama Hammel, Luke J Saunders, Suzanne Vega, Kevin Sandow, Kathryn Roll, Rigby Slight, Daniel Auerbach, Brian C Samuels, Joseph F Panarelli, John P Mitchell, Lama A Al-Aswad, Sung Chul Park, Celso Tello, Jeremy Cotliar, Rajendra Bansal, Paul A Sidoti, George A Cioffi, Dana Blumberg, Robert Ritch, Nicholas P Bell, Lauren S Blieden, Garvin Davis, Felipe A Medeiros, Maggie C Y Ng, Swapan K Das, Nicholette D Palmer, Jasmin Divers, Carl D Langefeld, Barry I Freedman, Donald W Bowden, Mark A Christopher, Yii-der I Chen, Xiuqing Guo, Kent D Taylor, Jerome I Rotter, Robert N Weinreb
PURPOSE: To describe the study protocol and baseline characteristics of the African Descent and Glaucoma Evaluation Study (ADAGES) III. DESIGN: Cross-sectional, case-control study. PARTICIPANTS: Three thousand two hundred sixty-six glaucoma patients and control participants without glaucoma of African or European descent were recruited from 5 study centers in different regions of the United States. METHODS: Individuals of African descent (AD) and European descent (ED) with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and control participants completed a detailed demographic and medical history interview...
January 17, 2018: Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29316952/risk-factor-analysis-for-postoperative-complications-requiring-revision-surgery-after-transtrochanteric-rotational-osteotomy-for-osteonecrosis-of-the-femoral-head
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Kazuyuki Karasuyama, Goro Motomura, Satoshi Ikemura, Jun-Ichi Fukushi, Satoshi Hamai, Kazuhiko Sonoda, Yusuke Kubo, Takuaki Yamamoto, Yasuharu Nakashima
BACKGROUND: This study investigated the risk factors for postoperative complications requiring revision surgery within 3 years after transtrochanteric rotational osteotomy (TRO) for osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH). METHODS: We reviewed 127 patients (147 hips) who underwent TRO (anterior or posterior rotational osteotomy) for ONFH between January 2002 and December 2014. Two patients were lost to follow-up, and five patients with progression of femoral head collapse requiring a salvage procedure such as total hip arthroplasty within 3 years after TRO were excluded...
January 10, 2018: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29311029/recurrent-biliary-acute-pancreatitis-is-frequent-in-a-real-world-setting
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Serena Stigliano, Flaminia Belisario, Matteo Piciucchi, Marianna Signoretti, Gianfranco Delle Fave, Gabriele Capurso
BACKGROUND: Data about recurrent acute pancreatitis (RAP) are limited. AIMS: To evaluate the rate of RAP and associated factors. METHODS: Single-centre prospective study of consecutive patients at first episode of acute pancreatitis (AP) being followed-up. RESULTS: Of 266 consecutive AP patients, (47% biliary, 15.4% alcoholic, 14.3% idiopathic) 66 (24.8%) had RAP in a mean follow-up of 42 months; 17.9% of recurrences occurred within 30 days from discharge...
March 2018: Digestive and Liver Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29283947/a-study-on-environmental-factors-for-nonsyndromic-cleft-lip-and-or-palate
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Da-Peng Xu, Wei-Dong Qu, Chao Sun, Rong-Yu Cao, Dian-Wei Liu, Ping-Gong Du
The aim of the study was to investigate the association between environmental factors and nonsyndromic cleft of the lip and/or palate (NSCL/P) in Yantai District, China. A retrospective case-control study was carried out. A total of 236 NSCL/P children were selected from Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of Yantai Stomatological Hospital between September 2013 and December 2016 as cases; 209 controls were chosen from other diagnosis in the same department during the same period. The 2 groups matched age and sex...
March 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29195679/impact-of-alcohol-smoking-on-the-surgical-management-of-gastrointestinal-patients
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REVIEW
Niall D Kennedy, Des C Winter
Alcohol and smoking are repeatedly described as modifiable risk factors in clinical studies across all surgical specialities. These lifestyle choices impart a sub-optimal physiology via multiple processes and play an important role in the surgical management of the gastrointestinal patient. Cessation is imperative to optimise the patient's fitness for surgery with surgery itself being a prime opportunity for sustained cessation. A consistent, planned and integrated management involving surgical, anaesthetic, medical, and primary care facets will aid in successful cessation and perioperative care...
October 2017: Best Practice & Research. Clinical Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29195675/the-role-of-smoking-and-alcohol-behaviour-in-the-management-of-inflammatory-bowel-disease
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REVIEW
Mais Khasawneh, Andrew D Spence, Jennifer Addley, Patrick B Allen
In the era of increasing use of immunosuppressive and biologic therapy for inflammatory bowel disease, environmental influences remain important independent risk factors to modify the course of the disease, affect the need for surgery and recurrence rates post-surgical resection. The effect of smoking on inflammatory bowel disease has been established over the decades, however the exact mechanism of how smoking affects remains as area of research. Alcohol is also among the socio-environmental factors which has been recognised to cause a flare of symptoms in inflammatory bowel disease patients...
October 2017: Best Practice & Research. Clinical Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29178899/smoking-and-alcohol-cessation-intervention-in-relation-to-radical-cystectomy-a-qualitative-study-of-cancer-patients-experiences
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Susanne Vahr Lauridsen, Thordis Thomsen, Gudrun Kaldan, Line Noes Lydom, Hanne Tønnesen
BACKGROUND: Despite smoking and risky alcohol drinking being modifiable risk factors for cancer as well as postoperative complications, perioperative cessation counselling is often ignored. Little is known about how cancer patients experience smoking and alcohol interventions in relation to surgery. Therefore the aim of this study was to explore how bladder cancer patients experience a perioperative smoking and alcohol cessation intervention in relation to radical cystectomy. METHODS: A qualitative study was conducted in two urology out-patient clinics...
November 25, 2017: BMC Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29075781/association-of-cataract-surgery-with-mortality-in-older-women-findings-from-the-women-s-health-initiative
#17
Victoria L Tseng, Rowan T Chlebowski, Fei Yu, Jane A Cauley, Wenjun Li, Fridtjof Thomas, Beth A Virnig, Anne L Coleman
Importance: Previous studies have suggested an association between cataract surgery and decreased risk for all-cause mortality potentially through a mechanism of improved health status and functional independence, but the association between cataract surgery and cause-specific mortality has not been previously studied and is not well understood. Objective: To examine the association between cataract surgery and total and cause-specific mortality in older women with cataract...
January 1, 2018: JAMA Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28980388/incidence-and-risk-factors-for-parastomal-bulging-in-patients-with-ileostomy-or-colostomy-a-register-based-study-using-data-from-the-danish-stoma-database-capital-region
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Rune M Andersen, Tobias W Klausen, Anne K Danielsen, Anders Vinther, Ismail Gögenur, Thordis Thomsen
AIM: To investigate incidence and risk factors for parastomal bulging, a clinically important complication, in patients with an ileostomy or colostomy. METHOD: The Danish Stoma Database Capital Region prospectively collects data on patients with a stoma up to a year after surgery. Stoma care nurses clinically assessed the main outcome, parastomal bulging. We linked data from the Stoma Database to data from the Danish Anaesthesia Database. Cumulative incidence of parastomal bulging over the first year was calculated with death and stoma reversal as competing risks...
October 4, 2017: Colorectal Disease: the Official Journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28971172/the-use-of-monocyte-to-hdl-ratio-to-predict-postoperative-atrial-fibrillation-after-aortocoronary-bypass-graft-surgery
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Ahmet Ilker Tekkesin, Mert Ilker Hayiroglu, Regayip Zehir, Ceyhan Turkkan, Muhammed Keskin, Goksel Cinier, Ahmet Taha Alper
OBJECTIVE: Postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is a frequent and serious complication after aortocoronary bypass graft (ACBG) surgery and one that, unfortunately, increases morbidity and mortality. Postoperative stroke, hemodynamic instability, renal failure, infection, need for inotropic agent and coronary unit are complications caused by POAF. Inflammation and oxidative stress are among several mechanisms that contribute to pathogenesis of POAF. Monocyte to HDL (M/H) ratio is a newly defined parameter of both inflammation and oxidative stress...
2017: Northern Clinics of Istanbul
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28913290/delayed-onset-methicillin-resistant-staphylococcus-aureus-infection-at-18-months-after-absorbable-plate-fixation-for-zygomaticomaxillary-complex-fracture
#20
Hyun Rok Lee, Hea Kyeong Shin, Dong Lark Lee, Gyu Yong Jung
None of the reports of delayed infection mentioned a latent period exceeding 13 months. we report an infection that developed 18 months after implantation of an absorbable plate. A 16-year-old adolescent girl had undergone reduction and fixation with an absorbable plate for Lefort I and zygomaticomaxillary complex fractures 18 months prior at our hospital. In her most recent hospital visit as an outpatient, abscess was observed in periocular area. Computed tomography revealed sinusitis with an abscess above the infraorbital rim...
December 2016: Archives of Craniofacial Surgery
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