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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27803128/stat-mutations-as-program-switchers-turning-primary-immunodeficiencies-into-autoimmune-diseases
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Tiziana Lorenzini, Laura Dotta, Mauro Giacomelli, Donatella Vairo, Raffaele Badolato
STAT proteins are a family of transcription factors that mediate cellular response to cytokines and growth factors. Study of patients with familial susceptibility to pathogens and/or autoimmune diseases has led to the identification of 7 inherited disorders that are caused by mutations of 4 STAT family genes. Homozygous or compound heterozygous mutations of STAT1 lead to complete or partial forms of STAT1 deficiency that are associated with susceptibility to intracellular pathogens and herpetic infections. Patients with heterozygous STAT1 gain-of-function (GOF) mutations usually present with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis (CMC) but may also experience bacterial and viral infections, autoimmune manifestations, lymphopenia, cerebral aneurysms, and increased risk to develop tumors...
November 1, 2016: Journal of Leukocyte Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27517022/measurement-of-quality-of-life-among-patient-undergoing-arthroplasty-of-the-thumb-to-treat-cmc-arthritis
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Marcio Aurélio Aita, Rafael Saleme Alves, Luis Felipe Longuino, Carlos Henrique Vieira Ferreira, Douglas Hideki Ikeuti, Luciano Muller Reis Rodrigues
OBJECTIVE: To present the clinical and functional results, including measurement of quality of life, of patients undergoing trapeziometacarpal arthroplasty. METHOD: This was a prospective evaluation on 45 patients (53 thumbs) with a diagnosis of idiopathic rhizarthrosis who underwent resection arthroplasty and interposition of an uncemented Ascension(®) implant, made of pyrocarbon. The clinical and functional results were analyzed through radiography, range of motion (ROM) in degrees (°), visual analog scale (VAS) for pain and the disability of arm, shoulder and hand (DASH) questionnaire for quality of life...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27418894/increased-complications-in-trapeziectomy-with-ligament-reconstruction-and-tendon-interposition-compared-with-trapeziectomy-alone
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Aparajit Naram, Keith Lyons, Douglas M Rothkopf, Edward R Calkins, Thomas Breen, Marci Jones, John V Shufflebarger
BACKGROUND: In the treatment of basal joint arthritis of the thumb, recent studies suggest equivalent outcomes with regard to long-term pain, mobility, and strength, in patients undergoing either trapeziectomy alone or trapeziectomy with ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition (LRTI). The goal of this study was to investigate risk factors for complications in carpometacarpal (CMC) arthroplasty. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective chart review of 5 surgeons at a single institution performing CMC arthroplasties from November 2006 to November 2012...
March 2016: Hand: Official Journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27390569/arthroscopic-trapeziectomy-with-suture-button-suspensionplasty-a-retrospective-review-of-153-cases
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Genevieve Landes, Michael P Gaspar, Peter Goljan, Sidney M Jacoby, Abdo Bachoura, Randall W Culp
BACKGROUND: Arthroscopic trapeziectomy with suture button suspensionplasty (ATBS) is a relatively new surgical option for the treatment of thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) osteoarthritis. Although ATBS has many potential benefits over alternative surgical treatments for CMC arthritis, little data exist regarding its safety and complication rates. The purpose of this study was to demonstrate that ATBS is associated with a low risk of complications within 1 year of surgery. METHODS: A retrospective review of patients treated with ATBS by one senior hand surgeon over a span of 3 years was performed...
June 2016: Hand: Official Journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27104081/extensor-pollicis-longus-rupture-after-mini-tightrope-suspensionplasty
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Mani Seetharaman, Mark A Vitale, Kapil Desai, John F Crowe
Background Arthritis of the first carpometacarpal (CMC) joint has been surgically treated in multiple ways with varying levels of success as measured by subjective and objective measures. Trapeziectomy with numerous variations in suspensionplasty comprises one of the more commonly used surgical procedures. Recently, the Mini TightRope apparatus has been utilized as a new method for achieving suspensionplasty, and as such lacks significant review of use and safety in the literature. Case Description An extensor pollicis longus (EPL) rupture following a trapeziectomy and Mini TightRope suspensionplasty for CMC arthritis of the thumb is presented...
May 2016: Journal of Wrist Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27077466/suspension-arthroplasty-for-old-fracture-dislocations-of-the-fifth-carpometacarpal-joint
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Naoki Kato, Keizo Fukumoto
It is well known that treatment of the old fracture-dislocations of the fifth carpometacarpal (CMC) joint is challenging. For patients with persistent pain due to this condition, numerous surgical techniques have been proposed. Here, we present a novel surgical technique, CMC joint suspension arthroplasty, using a partial slip of the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon. This procedure follows principles similar to the procedure of trapeziectomy with suspension arthroplasty for treatment of thumb CMC joint arthritis...
June 2016: Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26948999/painful-thumb-carpometacarpal-joint-osteoarthritis-results-of-a-novel-treatment-approach
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Denis Ehrl, Holger C Erne, P Niclas Broer, Christian Metz, Erwin Falter
BACKGROUND: Pain reduction as well as preservation and improvement in range of motion remain the main aims in the treatment of thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) osteoarthritis (OA). We performed a retrospective outcome analysis of patients with symptomatic stage II-III thumb CMC joint arthritis treated with denervation, joint lavage and capsular imbrication. METHODS: 73 patients with stage II to III OA of the thumb CMC-joint underwent the described technique. A total of 42 patients complied with follow-up assessment and were included in this study...
July 2016: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery: JPRAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26890509/midcarpal-and-scaphotrapeziotrapezoid-arthritis-in-patients-with-carpometacarpal-arthritis
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Evan B Katzel, Dierde Bielicka, Sameer Shakir, John Fowler, Glenn A Buterbaugh, Joseph E Imbriglia
BACKGROUND: Carpometacarpal arthroplasty provides well-documented pain relief with preservation of thenar function in basal joint arthritis treatment. Nevertheless, some patients continue to have pain following surgery. The authors hypothesize that unrecognized midcarpal (capitolunate) arthritis is a contributor to persistent pain after carpometacarpal arthroplasty. The prevalence of midcarpal arthritis in patients with basal joint arthritis is unknown. This article establishes the radiographic prevalence of midcarpal arthritis in patients with carpometacarpal arthritis...
June 2016: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26823066/residual-effects-of-restless-sleep-over-depressive-symptoms-on-chronic-medical-conditions-race-by-gender-differences
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Shervin Assari, Amanda Sonnega, Renee Pepin, Amanda Leggett
BACKGROUND: Sleep and depression are comorbid problems that contribute to the development of chronic medical conditions (CMC) over time. Although racial and gender differences in the bidirectional associations between sleep, depression, and CMC are known, very limited information exists on heterogeneity of the residual effects of sleep problems over depressive symptoms on CMC across race by gender groups. AIM: Using a life-course perspective, the present study compared race by gender groups for residual effects of restless sleep over depressive symptoms on CMC...
January 28, 2016: Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26693500/black-white-differences-in-the-effect-of-baseline-depressive-symptoms-on-deaths-due-to-renal-diseases-25-year-follow-up-of-a-nationally-representative-community-sample
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Shervin Assari, Sarah Burgard
INTRODUCTION: More studies are needed to examine whether race moderates the effect of baseline depressive symptoms on cause-specific mortality including deaths due to renal diseases in the United States. OBJECTIVES: The present longitudinal study compared Blacks and Whites for the effect of baseline depressive symptoms on deaths due to renal diseases over a 25-year period in a nationally representative community sample. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Data came from the Americans' Changing Lives (ACL) study, a nationally representative cohort that followed 3361 Black (n = 1156) or White (n = 2205) adults 25 and older for up to 25 years from 1986 to 2011...
2015: Journal of Renal Injury Prevention
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26493987/weaker-functional-pinch-strength-is-associated-with-early-thumb-carpometacarpal-osteoarthritis
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Thomas J McQuillan, Deborah Kenney, Joseph J Crisco, Arnold-Peter Weiss, Amy L Ladd
BACKGROUND: The thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) joint orchestrates pinch in its various positions, and thumb CMC osteoarthritis (OA) is a major source of orthopaedic morbidity. Self-reported pain, weakness, and physical examination may not correspond to radiographic findings when diagnosing early thumb CMC OA. Weakness is a prominent feature of the disease, but little evidence exists to quantify self-reported loss of strength with time, or to compare weakness with that of a nonarthritic population during early disease...
February 2016: Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26443775/patients-with-thumb-carpometacarpal-arthritis-have-quantifiable-characteristic-expectations-that-can-be-measured-with-a-survey
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Lana Kang, Sohaib Z Hashmi, Joseph Nguyen, Steve K Lee, Andrew J Weiland, Carol A Mancuso
BACKGROUND: Although patient expectations associated with major orthopaedic conditions have shown clinically relevant and variable effects on outcomes, expectations associated with thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) arthritis have not been identified, described, or analyzed before, to our knowledge. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES: We asked: (1) Do patients with thumb CMC arthritis express characteristic expectations that are quantifiable and have measurable frequency? (2) Can a survey on expectations developed from patient-derived data quantitate expectations in patients with thumb CMC arthritis? METHODS: The study was a prospective cohort study...
January 2016: Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26388016/cell-enriched-lipoaspirate-arthroplasty-a-novel-approach-to-first-carpometacarpal-joint-arthritis
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Stefan Bohr, Hans Oliver Rennekampff, Norbert Pallua
We report a novel, minimal invasive technique for the treatment of symptomatic arthritis of the carpometacarpal (CMC) joint of the thumb, here termed Cell-Enriched Liposaspirate Arthroplasty (CELA). For CELA, autologous fat tissue was harvested using standard liposuction technique followed by an extra-corporal cellular enrichment step. Finally, 1 ml of cell-enriched lipoaspirate was injected into the CMC-joint. Following CELA, the treated patient became pain free within five weeks with a follow-up of 12 months...
October 2015: Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26330961/results-of-abductor-pollicis-longus-suspension-ligamentoplasty-for-treatment-of-advanced-first-carpometacarpal-arthritis
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Hyun-Joo Lee, Poong-Taek Kim, Maria Florencia Deslivia, In-Ho Jeon, Suk-Joong Lee, Sang-Jin Nam
BACKGROUND: Suspension ligamentoplasty using abductor pollicis longus (APL) tendon without bone tunneling, was introduced as one of the techniques for treatment of advanced first carpometacarpal (CMC) arthritis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the radiologic and clinical results of APL suspension ligamentoplasty. METHODS: The medical records of 19 patients who underwent APL suspension ligamentoplasty for advanced first CMC arthritis between January 2008 and May 2012 were reviewed retrospectively...
September 2015: Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26330770/basal-joint-arthroplasty-decreases-carpal-tunnel-pressure
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Kevin Lutsky, Asif Ilyas, Nayoung Kim, Pedro Beredjiklian
BACKGROUND: There is a well-documented association between carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) arthritis, and these conditions commonly coexist. We have observed that patients who have previously undergone thumb basal joint arthroplasty (BJA) seem rarely to present subsequently with CTS. Our hypothesis is that BJA decreases the pressure within the carpal tunnel. METHODS: Twenty-eight patients (6 with coexistent CTS) undergoing BJA were enrolled in the study...
September 2015: Hand: Official Journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26325224/patients-self-efficacy-within-online-health-communities-facilitating-chronic-disease-self-management-behaviors-through-peer-education
#16
Erin Willis
In order to combat the growing burden of chronic disease, evidence-based self-management programs have been designed to teach patients about the disease and its affect on their lives. Self-efficacy is a key component in chronic disease self-management. This research used online ethnography and discourse analysis (N = 8,231) to examine self-efficacy within the computer-mediated communication (CMC) of four online health communities used by people with arthritis. Specifically, online opinion leaders were identified for examination...
2016: Health Communication
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26078506/correction-of-a-hyperextension-deformity-at-the-metacarpophalangeal-joint-by-arthroplasty-for-osteoarthritis-of-the-thumb-carpometacarpal-joint-followed-by-external-fixator-a-case-series-modified-ilizarov-method-for-correction-of-a-collapsed-thumb-deformity
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Yoshitaka Hamada, Anna Kobayashi, Koichi Sairyo, Ryosuke Sato, Naohito Hibino
A hyperextension deformity in the advanced stages of carpometacarpal (CMC) arthritis of the thumb could affect the outcomes of thumb CMC joint arthroplasty. We introduce the interesting approach for treating severely collapsed thumb deformities with gradual distraction and coordinated correction of the MCP and CMC joints by means of external fixators. We divided 8 cases into 3 groups according to the angle of passive flexion of the hyperextended MCP joint: group 1, 10-20°, group 2a, 20-40°, and group 2b, >40°, retrospectively...
June 2015: Journal of Hand and Microsurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25945295/arthroplasty-for-fifth-carpometacarpal-joint-arthritis
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Yong Yang, Luis R Scheker, Kannan K Kumar
Background Fifth-carpometacarpal (CMC)-joint fractures and dislocations can produce carpometacarpal joint arthritis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the radiographic and clinical outcomes of arthroplasty for fifth carpometacarpal joint arthritis. Material and Methods A series of six patients who had symptomatic advanced fifth-CMC arthritis and had failed to respond to conservative treatment. All patients underwent Dupert's technique of fifth-CMC arthroplasty with a mean follow-up of 17.6 months...
May 2015: Journal of Wrist Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25414608/long-term-follow-up-of-first-metacarpal-extension-osteotomy-for-early-cmc-arthritis
#19
Franklin H Chou, James J Irrgang, Robert J Goitz
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate long-term outcomes of first metacarpal extension osteotomy for early trapeziometacarpal arthritis. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 13 patients who underwent first metacarpal extension osteotomy at our institution between 1996 and 2005 and obtained subjective and objective outcome data. RESULTS: Mean follow-up was 9.9 years (range 6 to 14 years). Ten of the 13 patients (77 %) were either satisfied or very satisfied with their results...
December 2014: Hand: Official Journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25409669/surgical-treatment-for-thumb-cmc-joint-arthritis
#20
Brian Gander, Ronit Wollstein
Thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) joint arthritis is a common and debilitating condition. The mainstay of treatment is conservative management. Surgery is only indicated following failure of a prolonged and comprehensive trial of nonoperative treatment. Once surgery has been designated, an array of surgical alternatives exist, all of which provide specific benefits and disadvantages. The different surgical options and their results are reviewed. The specific surgery will vary depending on the surgeon`s experience and preference taking into account the patient`s specific needs...
2013: Current Rheumatology Reviews
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