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Xue-Lian Li, Dan-Feng Du, Hua Jiang
BACKGROUND: The 3D laparoscopy systems and robotic systems have been introduced into clinical practice for a few years. But the comparison of robotic and 3D laparoscopic gynecologic surgery is still needed. OBJECTIVE: To retrospectively compare the learning curves of robotic and 3D laparoscopic hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy in cervical cancer. STUDY DESIGN: The operational duration, blood loss, peritoneal drainage of first 24 hours after operation, total hospitalization days, hospitalization days after operation, lymph nodes collected, learning curves and cost of robotic and 3D laparoscopic hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy in cervical cancer performed by one experienced surgeon were studied...
2016: Journal of Cancer
Paolo Cariati, Rocío Martínez, Ildefonso Martínez-Lara
BACKGROUND: Orthognathic surgery is a branch of maxillofacial surgery. It carries out the treatment of the facial skeleton asymmetries and deformities. The patients who ask for this surgery are often young people who usually refer symptoms related to dental malocclusion, difficulty eating and temporo-mandibular pain. These physical symptoms are often accompanied by psychological symptoms triggered by their physical appearance such as low self-esteem, self-confidence and negativism about their social and emotional future...
December 2016: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry
Jerry Yongqiang Chen, Benjamin Fu Hong Ang, Lei Jiang, Nicholas Eng Meng Yeo, Kevin Koo, Inderjeet Singh Rikhraj
BACKGROUND: Although more than 1500 publications on hallux valgus can be found in the current literature, none of them have reported on the course of pain resolution after hallux valgus surgery. Thus, this study aimed to investigate pain resolution after hallux valgus surgery and to identify predictive factors associated with residual pain at 6 months after surgery. METHODS: We prospectively followed up 308 patients who underwent hallux valgus surgery at a tertiary hospital at 6 months and 2 years after surgery...
October 2016: Foot & Ankle International
J Ridolfo, M Saour, G Culas, N Zeroual, G Samarani, P Gaudard, P Colson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2015: Intensive Care Medicine Experimental
Wei Hu, Jun Liu, Jian Jiang, Feng Yang
OBJECTIVE: To explore the effect of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) on angiogenesis in rats after brain injury. 
 METHODS: Brain injury model of rats was established with freely fall method. A total of 50 Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats were randomly divided into a transplanted group and a control group (n=25 in each group). BM-MSCs were injected in lateral ventricle in the transplanted group, and normal saline was injected in the control group. Modified method for neurological deficit scores (mNSS) was performed at the 1, 3, 7, 21, 14 d after the operation...
May 2016: Zhong Nan da Xue Xue Bao. Yi Xue Ban, Journal of Central South University. Medical Sciences
Gábor Bari, László Csepregi, Miklós Bitay, Gábor Bogáts
INTRODUCTION: Minimal access aortic valve replacement plays a significant role in modern cardiac surgery. The technical evolution of aortic bioprostheses, particularly sutureless valves, leads to simplify minimal access aortic valve surgery and it allows easier implantation in a narrow work field with the need of less manipulation. AIM: The aim of this study is to summarize the historical and technical aspects of minimal access aortic valve replacement, especially concentrating on sutureless valves, and to present data of own patients of the authors...
June 5, 2016: Orvosi Hetilap
Zheng Li, Xin Yu, Jianxiong Shen, Jinqian Liang
BACKGROUND: Wilson's disease (WD) is an autosomal recessive disorder of copper metabolism, which leads to the accumulation of this metal in liver, brain, cornea and kidney. Little is reported about spinal deformity associated with this syndrome. This study is to present a case of thoracic kyphosis occurring in the setting of Wilson'disease and explore the possible association between the two diseases. CASE PRESENTATION: Case report and literature review. A previously unreported thoracic kyphosis in Wislon's disease is decribed...
2014: BMC Surgery
Wei Wang, Xiulan Zhang
PURPOSE: Epidemiologic studies assessing the relationship between alcohol consumption and the risk of age-related cataracts (ARCs) led to inconsistent results. This meta-analysis was performed to fill this gap. METHODS: Eligible studies were identified via computer searches and reviewing the reference lists of these obtained articles. Pooled estimates of the relative risks (RR) and the corresponding 95% confidence Intervals (CI) were calculated using random effects models...
2014: PloS One
Emilio Sacanella, Marga Navarro
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 9, 2014: Medicina Clínica
Leyre Lorente, José Manuel Ramón, Pablo Vidal, Alberto Goday, Alejandra Parri, Enrique Lanzarini, Manuel Pera, Luis Grande
INTRODUCTION: Morbimortality after bariatric surgery varies according to patient characteristics and associated comorbidities. The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of the Obesity sugery mortality risk score scale (OS-MRS) to predict the risk of postoperative complications after bariatric surgery. METHODS: A retrospective study was performed of a prospective series of patients undergoing bariatric surgery in which the OS-MRS scale was applied preoperatively...
May 2014: Cirugía Española
Gang Wang, Changsheng Huang, Yichun Wang, Qulian Guo, Haiying Jiang, Jifang Wen
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the changes of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression in the spinal cord dorsal horn after intrathecal a specific p38MAPK inhibitor-SB203580 on neuropathic pain in rats induced by chronic constrictive injury (CCI) to the sciatic nerve. METHODS: Twenty-four male SD rats after intrathecal catheter placement were randomly divided into 4 groups: a sham group with sham surgery, the neuropathic pain model of a NS group, a DMSO group and an SB group were established by CCI to sciatic nerve...
July 2013: Zhong Nan da Xue Xue Bao. Yi Xue Ban, Journal of Central South University. Medical Sciences
Yao Wang, Gang Wang, Chang-qing Gao
BACKGROUND: Robotic assisted minimally invasive cardiac sugery is a new technique that uses small port sites and peripheral vessel cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) has been used. The right internal jugular vein (IJV) is commonly used for intraoperative venous access to the central circulation and identified with an external landmark. Previous studies have demonstrated the superiority of ultrasound guidance over external landmark technique in anaesthetic and intensive care settings...
July 2013: Chinese Medical Journal
Hyun-Jun Jeon, Young-Chul Park, Jong Nam Lee, Jun-Seok Bae
BACKGROUND: We compared clinical properties and patient satisfaction between spinal anesthesia and popliteal sciatic nerve block (PSNB) for hallux valgus surgery. METHODS: Forty patients undergoing hallux valgus surgery were divided into spinal group (spinal anesthesia with 2.5 ml of 0.5% bupivacaine [n = 20]) and PSNB group (PSNB with 30 ml of 0.75% ropivacaine mixed with 10 ml of normal saline solution using a nerve stimulator [n = 20]). The PSNB group used a patient-controlled-analgesia (PCA) pump for postoperative pain control...
April 2013: Korean Journal of Anesthesiology
Yutong Gu, Feng Zhang, Xiaoxing Jiang, Lianshun Jia, Robert McGuire
OBJECT: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of minimally invasive pedicle screw fixation combined with percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) for treating acute thoracolumbar osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (VCF) and preventing secondary VCF after PVP. METHODS: Twenty patients with a mean age of 73.6 years (range 65-85 years) who sustained fresh thoracic or lumbar osteoporotic VCFs without neurological deficits underwent minimally invasive pedicle screw fixation combined with PVP...
June 2013: Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine
Dagny Ösp Vilhjálmsdottir, Harpa Hrund Hinriksdóttir, Frida Run Pórdardottir, Inga Pórsdottir, Ingibjörg Gunnarsdtótir
OBJECTIVE: The aim was to estimate energy and protein intake of patients at the Department of Cardiothoracic surgery, Landspítali the National University Hospital of Iceland. Another aim was also to assess their nutritional status. METHODS: The energy and protein content of meals served by the hospital's kitchen is known. Starting at least 48 hours after surgery, all left over food and drinks were weighed and recorded for three consecutive days. Energy and protein requirements were estimated according to clinical guidelines for hospital nutrition at Landspítali (25-30 kcal/kg/day and 1...
February 2013: Læknablađiđ
S I Shu'aibu, V M Ramyil, N K Dakum
BACKGROUND: Surgical residency programmes are supposed to enhance resident operative experience. The impact of urology residency was assessed at our institution before and after establishing a structured urology training programme in 2006. MATERIALS/METHODS: Log books of final year Urological residents presented for the West African College of Surgeons (WACS) and National Postgraduate Medical College (NPMC) final part II exams from January 2007 to December 2011 at Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) were reviewed...
January 2013: Nigerian Journal of Medicine: Journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria
Jun-Yi Wang
OBJECTIVE: To explore the effect of external fixators on the intertrochanteric fracture in the advanced age patients. METHODS: From June 2008 to September 2010,32 cases who failed to be operated by the regular open-sugery were divided into two groups randomly, 16 of those were put in traction and conservative treatment;and the other 16 patients were treated by external fixation under anesthetization. In the traction group, there were 9 males and 7 females with an average age of (79...
October 2012: Zhongguo Gu Shang, China Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Hidemasa Takahashi, Kyouko Tagawa, Takeo Suzuki
BACKGROUND: Goal directed therapy (GDT) is applied during the initial resuscitation of sepsis, known as early goal directed therapy (EGDT). Recent studies in major abdominal surgery suggested that anesthetic management with GDT may decrease morbidity and hospital stay. We have utilized GDT in major invasive surgery such as pancreatoduodenectomy in November 2009. METHODS: In the anesthetic management of pancreatoduodenectomy, 11 patients managed by GDT were compared concerning postoperative hospital stay with 11 patients managed by conventional methods retrospectively...
October 2012: Masui. the Japanese Journal of Anesthesiology
Jian Wu, Ya-ming Chu, Xiu-di Tao, Jian Liu, Yi-xin Zhou
OBJECTIVES: To study the surgical techniques and clinical outcomes of the revision surgery to treat recurrent dislocation after total hip arthroplasty. METHODS: From March 1997 to November 2010, 12 patients (12 hips) with revision total hip arthroplasty for recurrent dislocation were reviewed. There were 5 male and 7 female, aged from 20 to 73 years (mean age 52.7 years), whose body mass index (BMI) were 14.8-30.0 kg/m2 (mean 23.6 kg/m2). The Harris score and WOMAC score were registed and analyzed before sugery and at the time of latest follow-up...
May 2012: Zhonghua Wai Ke za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Surgery]
Q H González, J A Bahena-Aponte, J F Lezama de Luna, E M Ramírez-Avilés
Heteropropic ossification was initially described by Riedel in 1883. This is a rare disease but well documented in gastrointestinal tract. Several mechanisms have been proposed to determine the etiology of this metaplasia. We present a 59 year old male that was treated in the National Institute of Medicine Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán in whom after various abdominal surgical procedures the presence of bowel osseous metaplasia was documented.
July 2011: Revista de Gastroenterología de México
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