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Marc-Frederic Pastor, Tomas Smith, Mathias Wellmann
BACKGROUND: The treatment of glenohumeral arthritis represents a major challenge in highly active younger patients. In these patients, an endoprosthetic treatment often achieves only unsatisfactory results with a limited lifetime of the implant. OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to identify joint-preserving therapies for glenohumeral arthritis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: For this study, an extensive and selective literature search was performed...
March 5, 2018: Der Orthopäde
Amanda Migotto, Vanessa F M Carvalho, Giovanna C Salata, Fernanda W M da Silva, Chao Yun Irene Yan, Kelly Ishida, Leticia V Costa-Lotufo, Alexandre A Steiner, Luciana B Lopes
Considering that breast cancer usually begins in the lining of the ducts, local drug administration into the ducts could target cancers and pre-tumor lesions locally while reducing systemic adverse effects. In this study, a cationic bioadhesive nanoemulsion was developed for intraductal administration of C6 ceramide, a sphingolipid that mediates apoptotic and non-apoptotic cell death. Bioadhesive properties were obtained by surface modification with chitosan. The optimized nanoemulsion displayed size of 46...
November 2018: Drug Delivery
Olga A Kladova, Milena Bazlekowa-Karaban, Sonia Baconnais, Olivier Piétrement, Alexander A Ishchenko, Bakhyt T Matkarimov, Danila A Iakovlev, Andrey Vasenko, Olga S Fedorova, Eric Le Cam, Barbara Tudek, Nikita A Kuznetsov, Murat Saparbaev
The base excision repair (BER) pathway consists of sequential action of DNA glycosylase and apurinic/apyrimidinic (AP) endonuclease necessary to remove a damaged base and generate a single-strand break in duplex DNA. Human multifunctional AP endonuclease 1 (APE1, a.k.a. APEX1, HAP-1, or Ref-1) plays essential roles in BER by acting downstream of DNA glycosylases to incise a DNA duplex at AP sites and remove 3'-blocking sugar moieties at DNA strand breaks. Human 8-oxoguanine-DNA glycosylase (OGG1), methyl-CpG-binding domain 4 (MBD4, a...
February 11, 2018: DNA Repair
Christopher J Sardon, Mathew L Resnick
BACKGROUND: Acetabular labral tears in the hip have become an increasingly common finding in active duty members due to improved diagnostic capabilities. This has led to a dramatic increase in operative management despite a lack of evidence to support clear long-term benefits. Literature review demonstrated overwhelmingly positive short-term outcomes for labral repairs; however, scattered case reports exist demonstrating debilitating outcomes in young patients, ultimately resulting in total hip arthroplasty...
February 1, 2018: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
Andrea M Spiker, Kate R Gumersell, Ernest L Sink, Bryan T Kelly
In the realm of hip preservation, hip arthroscopy is often used to address intra-articular impingement pathology, whereas periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) is used to address dysplasia and instability. Indications to combine these 2 procedures include hip dysplasia and symptomatic instability with a concomitant symptomatic labral tear or the other symptomatic intra-articular pathology (i.e., loose body, chondral flap). The arthroscopic portion of the procedure allows repair of the injured labrum and close inspection of the hip joint, and the PAO addresses undercoverage and/or inappropriate version of the acetabulum...
October 2017: Arthroscopy Techniques
Arwa Farhat, Eiad Ali-Deeb, Amin Sulaiman, Majd Aljamali
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Development of appropriate translational in vivo models is a prerequisite for personalized management of leukemic patients. Indeed, several immunodeficient mice models were developed for leukemias with main limitations due to their high cost, demanding management, and elongated assessment intervals. In this report, we aimed at evaluating the engraftment of CD34+ cells, isolated from an acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patient, in naturally immunodeficient chick embryo model...
February 7, 2018: Journal of the Egyptian National Cancer Institute
Matthew J Kraeutler, Vivek Chadayammuri, Tigran Garabekyan, Omer Mei-Dan
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of femoral version, cam-type femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), and the combination of the 2 on the passive hip range of motion (ROM). METHODS: We prospectively analyzed a consecutive cohort of 220 patients (440 hips) who presented with unilateral or bilateral hip pain. The passive hip ROM was measured bilaterally with the patient in prone, supine, and lateral positions. Femoral version was measured and the presence of cam-type deformity was determined on preoperative computed tomography (CT) scans...
February 7, 2018: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
David J VanderWeele, Richard Finney, Kotoe Katayama, Marc Gillard, Gladell Paner, Seiya Imoto, Rui Yamaguchi, David Wheeler, Justin Lack, Maggie Cam, Andrea Pontier, Yen Thi Minh Nguyen, Kazuhiro Maejima, Aya Sasaki-Oku, Kaoru Nakano, Hiroko Tanaka, Donald Vander Griend, Michiaki Kubo, Mark J Ratain, Satoru Miyano, Hidewaki Nakagawa
BACKGROUND: Most lethal prostate cancers progress from relapse of aggressive primary disease. Recently, the most significant advances in survival benefit from systemic therapy have come from moving the administration of therapy to an earlier disease state. There is movement toward using biomarkers from the intraprostatic index lesion to guide early systemic therapy. OBJECTIVE: To determine the genomic heterogeneity, including the heterogeneity of predictive biomarkers, within the index focus of treatment-naïve prostate cancer...
February 1, 2018: European Urology Focus
So-Yeon Ahn, Nam-Hoon Kim, Sunil Kim, Bekir Karabucak, Euiseong Kim
A mandibular molar with a thick buccal bone plate is a challenging problem in endodontic surgery despite the increase in the success rate of endodontic surgery nowadays. This report describes the application of a surgical template to guide osteotomy and facilitate apex localization in a mandibular molar with a thick buccal bone plate. A 57-year-old woman visited the authors' clinic for pain in tooth 19 and was diagnosed with symptomatic apical periodontitis in this previously treated tooth. Nonsurgical retreatment was performed; however, 2 years later, the patient reported pain in the same tooth...
January 18, 2018: Journal of Endodontics
Penny R Atkins, Evangeline F Kobayashi, Andrew E Anderson, Stephen K Aoki
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to quantify the amount of internal femur rotation required to visualize the 12 to 3 o'clock positions of the femoral head-neck junction as seen on the false-profile radiograph. METHODS: Computed tomography (CT) images of the femur were retrospectively reviewed from control subjects and cam femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) patients. Using an automatically determined clockface, the positions between 12 and 3 o'clock were determined...
December 27, 2017: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
Steffen Thier, Florian Baumann, Christel Weiss, Stefan Fickert
INTRODUCTION: In the long term the treatment of articular cartilage defects of the hip has the most direct impact on the postoperative outcome and should diminish degenerative changes caused by different pathologies. The purpose of this prospective feasibility study is to describe technical aspects of arthroscopic, injectable autologous chondrocyte implantation in the hip and to report the short-term outcome. METHODS: Full-thickness cartilage defects of 13 patients were treated arthroscopically with an injectable autologous chondrocyte transplantation product (Novocart Inject, Tetec) in a 2-step surgical procedure...
December 8, 2017: Hip International: the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Research on Hip Pathology and Therapy
Anders Stålman, Olof Sköldenberg, Nicolas Martinez-Carranza, David Roberts, Magnus Högström, Leif Ryd
PURPOSE: Managing focal cartilage injuries in the middle-aged patient poses a challenge. Focal prosthetic inlay resurfacing has been proposed to be a bridge between biologics and conventional joint arthroplasty. Patient selection and accurate implant positioning is crucial to avoid increased contact pressure to the opposite cartilage surface. A customized femoral condyle implant for focal cartilage injuries was designed to precisely fit each patient's individual size and location of damage...
November 22, 2017: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy: Official Journal of the ESSKA
Gonda Fj Konings, Karlijn Mc Cornel, Sofia Xanthoulea, Bert Delvoux, Margaretha A Skowron, Loes Kooreman, Pasi Koskimies, Camilla Krakstad, Helga B Salvesen, Kim van Kuijk, Yannick Jm Schrooders, Marc Vooijs, Arjan J Groot, Marlies Y Bongers, Roy Fpm Kruitwagen, Andrea Romano
The enzyme type 1 17β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (17β-HSD-1), responsible for generating active 17β-estradiol (E2) from low-active estrone (E1), is over-expressed in endometrial cancer (EC) thus implicating an increased intra-tissue generation of E2 in this estrogen-dependent condition. In this study we explored the possibility of inhibiting 17β-HSD-1 and impairing the generation of E2 from E1 in EC using in vitro, in vivo and ex vivo models. We generated EC cell lines derived from the well-differentiated endometrial adenocarcinoma Ishikawa cell line and expressing levels of 17β-HSD-1 similar to human tissues...
November 16, 2017: Journal of Pathology
Angelika Rauch, Sven Reich, Luise Dalchau, Oliver Schierz
OBJECTIVES: Nowadays, all-ceramic materials are routinely used within the treatment of patients in dentistry. The objective of this prospective clinical trial was the evaluation of chair-side generated monolithic lithium disilicate crowns after 10 years. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Forty-one posterior full contour crowns made of lithium disilicate ceramics were inserted with a self-adhesive resin cement in 34 patients (20 university/14 private practice) using a chair-side CAD/CAM technique...
November 4, 2017: Clinical Oral Investigations
Liyang Zhao, Alyssa J Cozzo, Amy R Johnson, Taylor Christensen, Alex J Freemerman, James E Bear, Jeremy D Rotty, Brian J Bennett, Liza Makowski
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Altered metabolism is an important regulator of macrophage (MΦ) phenotype, which contributes to inflammatory diseases such as atherosclerosis. Broadly, pro-inflammatory, classically-activated MΦs (CAM) are glycolytic while alternatively-activated MΦs (AAM) oxidize fatty acids, although overlap exists. We previously demonstrated that MΦ fatty acid transport protein 1 (FATP1, Slc27a1) was necessary to maintain the oxidative and anti-inflammatory AAM phenotype in vivo in a model of diet-induced obesity...
November 2017: Atherosclerosis
Jonathan S Palmer, Antony J Palmer, Luke D Jones, Sujin Kang, Nicholas Bottomley, William M Jackson, A Paul Monk, David J Beard, Kassim Javaid, Sion Glyn-Jones, Andrew J Price
BACKGROUND: Since 2011, the knee service at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre has been offering a neutralising medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy (HTO) to a specific group of patients with genu varum and early knee osteoarthritis. An observation was made concerning this group of patients and the presence of CAM deformity at the hip. The aim of this study is to establish whether or not any association exists between the OA phenotype shared by our HTO group and the incidence of CAM deformity at the hip...
December 2017: Knee
Renato Locks, Hajime Utsunomiya, Ioanna Bolia, Sandeep Mannava, Jorge Chahla, Marc J Philippon
Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome is a common hip pathology significantly affecting not only the intra- and extra-articular structures but also the biomechanical function of the joint. Cam and pincer bony lesions have been extensively studied. However, during recent years, other types of extra-articular impingement between the pelvic and femoral bone have been investigated. When a prominent or morphologically abnormal anterior-inferior iliac spine (AIIS) impinges repetitively on the femoral side during motion, the subspinal acetabular region becomes prominent and extends toward the intra-articular part of the joint...
August 2017: Arthroscopy Techniques
Jennifer J Bagwell, Christopher M Powers
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of varying degrees of simulated cam morphology on acetabular stress magnitude and location using a finite element model with 1 subject that incorporates population-specific hip/pelvis kinematics during a squat task. METHODS: A reference model of the hip joint was created from magnetic resonance images obtained from 1 asymptomatic 28-year-old man without femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) morphology or hip dysplasia (alpha angle 41...
October 2017: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
Elżbieta Radzikowska, Elżbieta Wiatr, Renata Langfort, Iwona Bestry, Agnieszka Skoczylas, Ewa Szczepulska-Wójcik, Dariusz Gawryluk, Piotr Rudziński, Joanna Chorostowska-Wynimko, Kazimierz Roszkowski-Śliż
BACKGROUND: Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP) is a clinicopathological syndrome of unknown origin. Corticosteroids are the standard treatment, but clarithromycin (CAM) is also effective. The aim of this observational retrospective study was to compare the results of CAM versus prednisone (PRE) treatment in patients with biopsy-proven OP without respiratory insufficiency. MATERIAL AND METHODS: In a 15-year period, 40 patients were treated with CAM (500 mg twice daily orally for 3 months) and 22 with PRE (mean initial dose of 0...
2017: PloS One
Stefan Fickert, Matthias Aurich, Dirk Albrecht, Peter Angele, Lorenz Büchler, Michael Dienst, Christoph Erggelet, Jürgen Fritz, Christoph Gebhart, Hans Gollwitzer, Moritz Kindler, Christoph Lampert, Henning Madry, Gregor Möckel, Phillip Niemeyer, Jörg Schröder, Christian Sobau, Gunter Spahn, Wolfgang Zinser, Stefan Landgraeber
Background Symptomatic pre-arthritic deformities such as femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) or hip dysplasia often lead to localised cartilage defects and subsequently to osteoarthritis. The present review of the working group "Clinical Tissue Regeneration" of the German Society of Orthopaedics and Trauma (DGOU) and the hip committee of the AGA (German speaking Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery) provides an overview of current knowledge of the diagnosis and surgical treatment of cartilage defects, in order to infer appropriate therapy recommendations for the hip...
September 15, 2017: Zeitschrift Für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie
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