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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28206730/sinus-presurgical-evaluation-a-literature-review-and-a-new-classification-proposal
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Lorenzo Tavelli, Andrea E Borgonovo, Dino Re, Carlo Maiorana
Presurgical evaluation with cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) or computed tomography (CT) has become an essential tool for diagnosis and surgical planning, including maxillary sinus floor elevation. Before performing a sinus lift, the clinician's attention should not be only directed to the patency of the ostium through CBCT or CT, because many anatomical features could influence the surgical approach of sinus floor elevation. The goal of this article was to facilitate the communication between clinicians regarding the type of maxillary sinus, encourage in-depth analysis prior to surgery and reduce the risk of complications due to possible underestimation of important parameters...
February 15, 2017: Minerva Stomatologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28185698/progression-of-authorship-of-scientific-articles-in-the%C3%A2-journal-of-hand-surgery-1985-2015
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Alex Gu, Neil Almeida, Jordan S Cohen, Kathryn M Peck, Gregory A Merrell
PURPOSE: For scientists, authorship is academic currency. Authorship characteristics have been studied in a subset of the surgical and medical literature, but trends in the specialty of hand surgery have not yet been investigated. Specifically, a longitudinal analysis of number, educational training, sex, and geographical origin of authors has not been conducted. We explored the progression of authorship of scientific articles in a leading hand surgery journal. METHODS: We recorded number of authors, number of references, degrees, and sex of the first and senior authors as well as geographical origin of the corresponding author in The Journal of Hand Surgery in 1985, 1995, 2005, and 2015...
February 6, 2017: Journal of Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28149219/levels-of-evidence-for-hand-questions-on-the-orthopaedic-in-training-examination
#3
Louis C Grandizio, James C Huston, Stephanie S Shim, Jove Graham, Joel C Klena
Background: Although analyses of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination (OITE) subspecialty content domains have been performed, few studies have analyzed the levels of evidence (LoEs) for journal articles used as references to create OITE questions. We present an analysis of reference characteristics and question taxonomy for the hand surgery content domain on the OITE. We aim to determine whether level of evidence (LoE) for hand surgery questions have increased over a 15-year period. Methods: All questions and references in the hand surgery content domain on the OITE from 1995-1997 and 2010-2012 were reviewed...
December 2016: Hand: Official Journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28112784/update-on-distal-radius-fractures
#4
Adam E M Eltorai, Andrew D Sobel, Nathan P Thomas, Alan H Daniels, Christopher T Born
This article discusses recent reports on distal radius fractures. The keyword "distal radius fracture" was used to query the PubMed database of the US National Library of Medicine. From the resulting list, articles published in the Journal of Hand Surgery (American Volume), the Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), and the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma from April 2014 through December 2015 were reviewed. Related commentaries were also evaluated. Case series of fewer than 5 patients were excluded. The 65 studies and commentaries identified are categorized and summarized...
January 20, 2017: Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28079698/pediatric-hand-surgery-in-global-health-the-role-for-international-outreach
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Karen Y Chung, Amanda Hanemaayer, Dan Poenaru
PURPOSE: There is emerging interest in hand surgery and global health. This was emphasized at the 2015 presidential address at the American Society for Surgery of Hand. Children are prioritized because of their increased risk for trauma and higher potential for better outcomes. This study aims to identify how hand surgical volunteer programs can benefit the pediatric hand surgical landscape in global health. There has been no literature review to date. METHODS: This institutional review board-approved review systematically searched PubMed, Embase, Medline, African Journal Online, and the Journal of Hand Surgery...
February 2017: Annals of Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053263/the-quality-of-randomised-controlled-trials-involving-surgery-from-the-hand-to-the-elbow-a-critical-analysis-of-the-literature
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REVIEW
J M Kim, R M Zimmerman, C M Jones, A Al Muhit, J P Higgins, K R Means
AIMS: Our purpose was to determine the quality of current randomised controlled trials (RCTs) in hand surgery using standardised metrics. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Based on five-year mean impact factors, we selected the six journals that routinely publish studies of upper extremity surgery. Using a journal-specific search query, 62 RCTs met our inclusion criteria. Then three blinded reviewers used the Jadad and revised Coleman Methodology Score (RCMS) to assess the quality of the manuscripts...
January 2017: Bone & Joint Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28039499/omega-%C3%AE-advancement-flap-a-circular-flap-design-for-the-aesthetic-closure-of-circular-skin-defect
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Enver Arpaci, Serdar Altun, Nilgün Markal Ertas, Ahmet Cagri Uysal, Emre Inozu
BACKGROUND: Most skin defects that require reconstruction with a local skin flap have a circular- or oval-shaped pattern. The majority of the skin flaps are planned in an angled shape. Therefore, it may be necessary to modify the shape of the defect or the distal flap border to minimize tissue distortion. We have designed a circular-shaped advancement flap to be compatible with the circular defect. METHODS: Eighteen cases of reconstruction of skin defects in the face, chest wall, hand and buttock area were performed using the omega advancement flap between 2010 and 2014...
December 30, 2016: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28025611/evidence-and-evidence-gaps-an-introduction
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REVIEW
Gabriele Dreier, Jan Löhler
Background: Medical treatment requires the implementation of existing evidence in the decision making process in order to be able to find the best possible diagnostic, therapeutic or prognostic measure for the individual patient based on the physician's own expertise. Clinical trials form the evidence base and ideally, their results are assembled, analyzed, summarized, and made available in systematic review articles. Beside planning, conducting, and evaluating clinical trials in conformity with GCP (good clinical practice), it is essential that all results of conducted studies are publicly available in order to avoid publication bias...
2016: GMS Current Topics in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27916147/conflicts-of-interest-in-the-journal-of-hand-surgery
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EDITORIAL
Brent Graham
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2016: Journal of Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27875119/image-guided-interventions-we-ve-come-a-long-way-but-are-we-there
#10
Cristian A Linte, Ziv R Yaniv
While the term "image-guided surgery" has gained popularity fairly recently, the use of imaging for medical interventions dates as far back as the beginning of the 20th century. Dr. George H. Gray of Lynn, Massachusetts, reported in his 1908 article "X-rays in Surgical Work," published in volume 2 of the Journal of Therapeutics and Dietetics, that "the one great stride in the handling of difficult cases was the accurate diagnosis made possible by the use of the X-rays." His story points to the day when a seamstress presented to his office with a broken sewing needle embedded in her hand...
November 2016: IEEE Pulse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27817086/enhanced-recovery-after-bariatric-surgery-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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REVIEW
Piotr Małczak, Magdalena Pisarska, Major Piotr, Michał Wysocki, Andrzej Budzyński, Michał Pędziwiatr
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol is well established in many surgical disciplines and leads to a decrease in the length of hospital stay and morbidity. Multimodal protocols have also been introduced to bariatric surgery. This review aims to evaluate the current literature on ERAS in obesity surgery and to conduct a meta-analysis of primary and secondary outcomes. MEDLINE, Embase, Scopus and Cochrane Library were searched for eligible studies. Key journals were hand-searched. We analysed data up to May 2016...
January 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27781985/our-journal-will-now-focus-exclusively-on-surgery-and-rehabilitation-of-hand-wrist-forearm-and-nerves-of-upper-limb
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EDITORIAL
C Fontaine
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27647327/touchless-interaction-with-software-in-interventional-radiology-and-surgery-a-systematic-literature-review
#13
REVIEW
André Mewes, Bennet Hensen, Frank Wacker, Christian Hansen
PURPOSE: In this article, we systematically examine the current state of research of systems that focus on touchless human-computer interaction in operating rooms and interventional radiology suites. We further discuss the drawbacks of current solutions and underline promising technologies for future development. METHODS: A systematic literature search of scientific papers that deal with touchless control of medical software in the immediate environment of the operation room and interventional radiology suite was performed...
February 2017: International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27514822/analysis-of-109-consecutive-explanted-breast-implants-correlation-between-suspected-implant-rupture-and-surgical-findings
#14
Adi Maisel Lotan, Meir Retchkiman, Izhak Tuchman, Rami Binenboym, Yoav Gronovich
INTRODUCTION: The use of breast implants is on the rise due to increases in breast reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. Implant rupture is a possible complication. Among assessment modalities for implant rupture detection, MRI is considered the gold standard. METHODS: We conducted a prospective analysis of 57 women after breast augmentation or postmastectomy reconstruction (109 implants), admitted to our department between 2010 and 2015 due to suspected implant rupture...
October 2016: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27514437/methodological-reporting-quality-of-randomized-controlled-trials-a-survey-of-seven-core-journals-of-orthopaedics-from-mainland-china-over-5-years-following-the-consort-statement
#15
J Zhang, X Chen, Q Zhu, J Cui, L Cao, J Su
BACKGROUND: In recent years, the number of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in the field of orthopaedics is increasing in Mainland China. However, randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are inclined to bias if they lack methodological quality. Therefore, we performed a survey of RCT to assess: (1) What about the quality of RCTs in the field of orthopedics in Mainland China? (2) Whether there is difference between the core journals of the Chinese department of orthopedics and Orthopaedics Traumatology Surgery & Research (OTSR)...
August 8, 2016: Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27499145/prioritizing-qualitative-research-in-surgery-a-synthesis-and-analysis-of-publication-trends
#16
Allysha C Maragh-Bass, Jessica R Appelson, Navin R Changoor, W Austin Davis, Adil H Haider, Megan A Morris
BACKGROUND: Over the past 2 decades, researchers have recognized the value of qualitative research. Little has been done to characterize its application to surgery. We describe characteristics and overall prevalence of qualitative surgical research. METHODS: We searched PubMed and CINAHL using "surgery" and 7 qualitative methodology terms. Four researchers extracted information; a fifth researcher reviewed 10% of abstracts for inter-rater reliability. RESULTS: A total of 3,112 articles were reviewed...
December 2016: Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27468732/a-cost-effectiveness-modelling-study-of-strategies-to-reduce-risk-of-infection-following-primary-hip-replacement-based-on-a-systematic-review
#17
Nicholas Graves, Catherine Wloch, Jennie Wilson, Adrian Barnett, Alex Sutton, Nicola Cooper, Katharina Merollini, Victoria McCreanor, Qinglu Cheng, Edward Burn, Theresa Lamagni, Andre Charlett
BACKGROUND: A deep infection of the surgical site is reported in 0.7% of all cases of total hip arthroplasty (THA). This often leads to revision surgery that is invasive, painful and costly. A range of strategies is employed in NHS hospitals to reduce risk, yet no economic analysis has been undertaken to compare the value for money of competing prevention strategies. OBJECTIVES: To compare the costs and health benefits of strategies that reduce the risk of deep infection following THA in NHS hospitals...
July 2016: Health Technology Assessment: HTA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27454460/root-coverage-procedures-improve-patient-aesthetics-a-systematic-review-and-bayesian-network-meta-analysis
#18
Francesco Cairo, Umberto Pagliaro, Jacopo Buti, Michela Baccini, Filippo Graziani, Paolo Tonelli, Gabriella Pagavino, Maurizio S Tonetti
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to perform a systematic review (SR) of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to explore if periodontal plastic surgery procedures for the treatment of single and multiple gingival recessions (Rec) may improve aesthetics at patient and professional levels. MATERIAL AND METHODS: In order to combine evidence from direct and indirect comparisons by different trials a Bayesian network meta-analysis (BNM) was planned. A literature search on PubMed, Cochrane libraries, EMBASE, and hand-searched journals until January 2016 was conducted to identify RCTs presenting aesthetic outcomes after root coverage using standardized evaluations at patient and professional level...
November 2016: Journal of Clinical Periodontology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27447141/marginal-bone-loss-around-dental-implants-inserted-with-static-computer-assistance-in-healed-sites-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#19
Jeison B Carbajal Mejía, Kazumichi Wakabayashi, Tamaki Nakano, Hirofumi Yatani
PURPOSE: The radiologic outcomes of implants placed using static computer-guided surgery have not yet been systematically investigated. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the marginal bone loss (MBL) around dental implants inserted with static computer assistance in healed sites. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An electronic search of publications in English from three databases (from 2000 to March 2015), including PubMed, Web of Science, and Cochrane Oral Health Group Trials Register, and a hand search of peerreviewed journals for relevant articles were performed...
July 2016: International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27390565/trends-in-the-level-of-evidence-in-clinical-hand-surgery-research
#20
Conor M Sugrue, Cormac W Joyce, Ryan M Sugrue, Sean M Carroll
BACKGROUND: The application of evidence-based medicine (EBM) to the practice of hand surgery has been limited. Production of high-quality research is an integral component of EBM. With considerable improvements in the quality evidence in both orthopedic and plastic and reconstructive surgery, it is imperative that hand surgery research emulates this trend. METHODS: A systematic review was performed on all hand surgery articles published in 6 journals over a 20-year period...
June 2016: Hand: Official Journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
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