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Rafael Luque, Belen Rizo, Antonio Urda, Rodrigo Garcia-Crespo, Enrique Moro, Fernando Marco, Luis López-Duran
PURPOSE: We used the Optetrak Condylar Constrained (CCK) implant, a modular and constrained knee implant as replacement for a failed primary arthroplasty, to assess the survivorship, the complications, the clinical, radiological, and functional situation, and the quality of life of those patients in whom a CCK had been implanted in recent years in order to find predictive pre-operative conditions of survival and clinical outcomes. METHODS: We performed a retrospective study of 125 CCK implanted between 1999 and 2005...
February 2014: International Orthopaedics
Jose H Amón Sesmero, Noelia del Valle González, Luis A Rodríguez Toves, Consuelo Conde Redondo, Verónica Rodríguez Tesedo, José M Martínez-Sagarra Oceja
OBJECTIVE: To find out the outcomes of endopyelotomy alter a long-term follow-up and determine the variables that may influence the results. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We review the results obtained in 77 patients that underwent antegrade endopyelotomy with ureteropelvic junction obstruction, after 10-year follow-up. We used the Kaplan-Meier curve in order to determine the probable failure rate at a certain point. We took measurements of the pyelocalix area and studied its shape to find out the influence of hydronephrosis in the outcomes...
January 2009: Actas Urologicas Españolas
J Sharma, A Bajpai, M Kabra
We present a neonate who presented with hematuria and acute renal failure. Classical 21 hydroxylase deficiency was diagnosed on the basis of features of salt wasting, response to treatment with corticosteroids and mineralocorticoids and a positive ACTH stimulation test. Renal vein thrombosis secondary to hemoconcentration due to salt wasting was attributed as the cause of hematuria. Follow-up revealed clinical improvement and normalization of renal parameters. This is the first report of congenital adrenal hyperplasia presenting as hematuria and renal failure to the best of our knowledge...
December 2001: Indian Journal of Pediatrics
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