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Feng Lin, Qiong Wang, Wenxi Yu, Lina Tang, Shuier Zheng, Yuanjue Sun, Zan Shen, Yang Yao, Yang Dong
AIMS: The objective of this study was to investigate the efficacy and toxic side effects of two combinations of methotrexate, cisplatin, doxorubicin and ifosfamide on treating Chinese osteosarcoma patients. METHODS: A retrospective analysis was conducted of 185 osteosarcoma patients treated with the four drugs mentioned above. A total of 93 patients received the Italian therapeutic treatment (IOR-OS/N-5: Instituto Ortopedic Rizzoli-Section of Osteosacorma/Neoadjuvant chemotherapy-5) and the remaining 92 patients received the therapeutic treatment optimized by our department...
September 2011: Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology
Fariña L A Pérez
INTRODUCTION: Josep Trueta i Raspall, born in Barcelona in 1897, was one of the most outstanding european surgeons of his time. In 1936, after the military coup and during the subsequent Spanish civil war, he was in charge of the Surgery Service at the Hospital de la Santa Creu y Sant Pau and begins to performe a closed method to treat open fractures of the limbs, dramatically lowering the number of gangrenes and amputations between troops and civilians. At the end of the war came the exile, and he was invited by the british Health Service, he teach in Oxford and applies his knowledge on war surgery, was named PhD (Hon) and professor of ortopedics, and creates an school of clinical investigation that generates important findings in bone growing and pathology and, amont other areas, in the knowledge of renal function and kidney injuries induced by shock and blood hypertension...
March 2008: Actas Urologicas Españolas
Alvisa Palese, Laura Regattin, Tania Bertolano, Silvio Brusaferro
AIM: To compare the standards of nursing personnel involved in direct care in surgical and orthopedical wards, with those of the studies of Aiken et al. METHODS: A convenience snow ball sampling technique allowed to include 65 centres. Data were collected in an index day, in the middle of the week, in hospitals with a surgical and ortopedical ward on the following variables: number of nurses, number of nurses aids, average time of nursing care per patient over the 24 hours...
October 2006: Assistenza Infermieristica e Ricerca: AIR
Karl Andersen
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2003: Læknablađiđ
E Pola, S Lupparelli, A G Aulisa, G Mastantuoni, O Mazza, V De Santis
Variation of vertebral morphology in Scheuermann's Kyphosis before and after orthopedic treatment is usually measured by the entity of the curve, using Cobb's method, and by vertebral wedging. But the lack of correlation between these parameters and the clinical evolution of the deformity, lead to the possibility of other alterations that can explain part of the kyphosis deformities before and after the treatment. In this group of alterations the inclination of anterior and posterior walls, that express the trapezoid deformity of vertebras, seem to be more reliable indicators of curve response to ortopedic treatment...
2002: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
M Falciani, B Dilaghi, A A Conti, S Caciolli, G F Gensini
UNLABELLED: Recently, evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and therapy of venous thromboembolism have been published. Prophylaxis: in General Surgery patients with moderate to severe risk need to be treated with unfractioned (UFH) or low molecular weight (LMWH) heparin. Non pharmacological methods must be reserved to patients with high hemorrhagic risk and in association to heparin to patients with particularly high thromboembolic risk. In high risk Ortopedic Surgery prophylaxis with high doses LMWH or oral anticoagulants (OA) is indicated...
December 2000: Minerva Cardioangiologica
W Nebelung, M Röpke, U Kluba, V Aumann, K Radig, U Mittler
INTRODUCTION: Patients with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH or Eosinophilic granuloma) were assessed from the orthopaedic point of view to give recommendations for the management of the disease. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The results of 36 cases of histologically proven bony manifestations out of 48 treated cases were reviewed. A retrospective analysis of our treated cases with bony manifestations of LCH between 1970 and 1995 was performed. RESULTS: Twenty-two cases exhibited isolated bony manifestations, 18 were monoostotic and 4 were polyostotic...
May 1999: Zeitschrift Für Orthopädie und Ihre Grenzgebiete
E Wiktorowicz-Belzyt, I Wojak
365 S. aureus and 165 CNS were evaluated for susceptibility to methicillin. They were received from various clinic of Clinical Hospital in Bydgoszcz. The bacterial cells that grew in the presence of 25 mg methicillin/L were evaluated as methicillin-resistant. It was found that the 129 MRSA and MRCNS. Incidence depended on the kind of clinic and material. Most often they were isolated from clinic: Surgery, Neurosurgery, Intensive Care Unit, Neurology and Ortopedics. They were from: intubation tube, catheters and vascular grafts...
1997: Medycyna Doświadczalna i Mikrobiologia
O Mimoz, A Edouard, L Beydon, J Quillard, F Verra, J Fleury, F Bonnet, K Samii
OBJECTIVE: To verify whether the determination of the percentage of cells recovered by bronchoalveolar lavage and containing fat inclusions is a useful diagnostic tool of posttraumatic pulmonary fat embolism. DESIGN: Prospective study. SETTING: Surgical Intensive Care Units in two university hospitals. PATIENTS: 56 successive trauma patients needing prolonged postinjury mechanical ventilation, including 4 with clinical definite fat embolism syndrome, 5 in whom the diagnosis had been clinically suspected but was impossible to confirm or exclude before bronchoscopy, and 47 with no clinical evidence of the syndrome...
December 1995: Intensive Care Medicine
P Scoccianti
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September 19, 1975: Minerva Medica
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