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Naoto Kamiya, Hiroyoshi Suzuki, Takahito Suyama, Masayuki Kobayashi, Satoshi Fukasawa, Nobuyuki Sekita, Kazuo Mikami, Naoki Nihei, Yukio Naya, Tomohiko Ichikawa
BACKGROUND: A retrospective, multi-institutional collaborative study was conducted to evaluate the impact of second transurethral resection (TUR) on the clinical outcome of non-muscle invasive high-grade bladder cancer and to identify predictors of invasion to the lamina propria (pT1) or deeper and residual tumor at the second TUR. METHODS: The clinical and pathological features of 198 patients with non-muscle invasive high-grade bladder cancer treated in five medical institutions from April 1990 to March 2013 were reviewed retrospectively...
October 15, 2016: International Journal of Clinical Oncology
Maria Guedes-Marques, Pedro A Maia, Fernando Neves, Aníbal Ferreira, João Cruz, Dulce Carvalho, Carlos Oliveira, Carlos Barreto, Telmo Carvalho, Pedro Ponce
BACKGROUND: Kidney Disease - Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) recommends post-percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) <30% residual stenosis (RS) and hemodynamic parameters improvement. Primary end point: how post-PTA access blood flow (ABF) improvement predicts vascular access (VA) outcome. Secondary: compare Doppler ultrasound (DU) and angiography diagnostic accuracy; determine how other factors predict outcome. METHODS: Eighty patients. DU evaluation performed pre- and post-PTA...
September 24, 2016: Journal of Vascular Access
I-Chih Chen, Chao-Chin Yu, Yi-Hsuan Wu, Ting-Hsing Chao
BACKGROUND: Inflammation plays an important role in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD). Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR), an inflammatory biomarker, has not been evaluated in patients who have advanced CKD with peripheral artery disease (PAD) undergoing percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), especially in Taiwan. METHODS: We retrospectively evaluated 148 advanced CKD (creatinine clearance rate ≤ 30 mL/min/1...
September 2016: Acta Cardiol Sin
S D Patel, L Biasi, I Paraskevopoulos, J Silickas, T Lea, A Diamantopoulos, K Katsanos, H Zayed
BACKGROUND: Both infrapopliteal (IP) bypass surgery and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty have been shown to be effective in patients with critical limb ischaemia (CLI). The most appropriate method of revascularization has yet to be established, as no randomized trials have been reported. The aim of this study was to compare the outcomes of patients with similar characteristics treated using either revascularization method. METHODS: Consecutive patients undergoing IP bypass and IP angioplasty for CLI (Rutherford 4-6) at a single institution were compared following propensity score matching...
September 21, 2016: British Journal of Surgery
Mark D Neuman, Molly R Passarella, Rachel M Werner
BACKGROUND: While 30-day risk-adjusted mortality is a performance measure for hip fracture care, it has not been shown to predict long-term outcomes. We assessed whether hospital rankings based on historical 30-day mortality predicted subsequent hip fracture outcomes. METHODS: Using national Medicare data, we calculated annual hospital performance rankings based on standardized 30-day hip fracture mortality ratios. We used logistic regression to measure the association of patients' survival at 180 days with their hospital's ranking for the year prior to admission...
September 2016: Healthcare
Marlon I Spreen, Hendrik Gremmels, Martin Teraa, Ralf W Sprengers, Marianne C Verhaar, Randolph G Statius van Eps, Jean-Paul P M de Vries, Willem P Th M Mali, Hans van Overhagen
OBJECTIVE: Although never assessed prospectively, diabetes mellitus (DM) is assumed to negatively affect the outcomes of critical limb ischemia (CLI). DM was highly prevalent in two recently conducted randomized controlled trials in CLI patients, the PADI (Percutaneous Transluminal Balloon Angioplasty [PTA] and Drug Eluting Stents for Infrapopliteal Lesions in Critical Limb Ischemia) and JUVENTAS (Rejuvenating Endothelial Progenitor Cells via Transcutaneous Intra-Arterial Supplementation) trials...
September 9, 2016: Diabetes Care
Y Gao, Z J Cui, X Shi, P F Guo, Q N Meng, G Y Yang, R Q Yang
OBJECTIVE: To explore the application of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in the surgical treatment of patients with diabetic feet. METHODS: The clinical data of 83 patients with diabetic feet, 95 limbs (95 wounds) in total, hospitalized in our unit from September 2011 to September 2014, conforming to the study criteria, were retrospectively analyzed. Patients were divided into conventional treatment group (CT, n=43, 51 wounds) and PTA group (n=40, 44 wounds) according to whether receiving PTA treatment or not...
August 20, 2016: Zhonghua Shao Shang za Zhi, Zhonghua Shaoshang Zazhi, Chinese Journal of Burns
Abigail Falk, Ivan D Maya, Alexander S Yevzlin
PURPOSE: To assess the safety and efficacy of an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene stent graft versus balloon angioplasty for the treatment of in-stent restenosis in the venous outflow of hemodialysis access grafts and fistulae. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Two hundred seventy-five patients were randomized at 23 US sites to stent-graft placement or percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA). Primary study endpoints were access circuit primary patency (ACPP) at 6 months and safety through 30 days; secondary endpoints were evaluated through 24 months...
October 2016: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology: JVIR
Marcus Vinícius Martins Cury, Francisco Cardoso Brochado-Neto, Marcelo Fernando Matielo, Rafael de Athayde Soares, Anna Karina Paiva Sarpe, Roberto Sacilotto
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to determine the outcomes of primary bypass graft surgery (BGS) compared to BGS after failed angioplasty (PTA). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between January 2007 and January 2014, we performed 136 BGSs exclusively for the treatment of critical limb ischaemia. Two cohorts were identified: 1) primary BGS (n = 102; group I), and 2) BGS after prior PTA (n = 34; group II). Data were analysed retrospectively and the primary endpoints were the rates of secondary patency, amputation-free survival, freedom from major adverse outcomes (graft occlusion, amputation, or death), and overall survival, which were assessed with the Kaplan-Meier method...
2016: VASA. Zeitschrift Für Gefässkrankheiten
Marie Pavé, Laurent Benadiba, Ludovic Berger, Djeloul Gouicem, Maxime Hendricks, Didier Plissonnier
PURPOSE: To evaluate the long-term clinical results of Below-the-Knee Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (BTK-PTA) with or without stenting, in patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI), and to determine factors affecting clinical results including the role of the angiosome concept. METHODS: All patients undergoing primary BTK-PTA from January 2007 to December 2011 were included. Primary patency, assisted patency, limb salvage, survival and wound healing were assessed using the Kaplan-Meier method...
July 14, 2016: Annals of Vascular Surgery
Amit Desai, Laura Kovanda, Donna Kowalski, Qiaoyang Lu, Robert Townsend, Peter L Bonate
Isavuconazole, the active moiety of the water-soluble prodrug isavuconazonium sulfate, is a triazole antifungal agent used for the treatment of invasive fungal infections. The objective of this analysis was to develop a population pharmacokinetic (PPK) model to identify covariates that affect isavuconazole pharmacokinetics and to determine the probability of target attainment (PTA) for invasive aspergillosis patients. Data from nine phase 1 studies and one phase 3 clinical trial (SECURE) were pooled to develop the PPK model (NONMEM, version 7...
September 2016: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
G Gravel, S Yevich, L Tselikas, O Mir, C Teriitehau, T De Baère, F Deschamps
BACKGROUND: The role of percutaneous thermal ablation (PTA) in the multidisciplinary management of metastatic leiomyosarcoma (LMS) has not been thoroughly evaluated. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Single institution retrospective review of all patients with LMS metastases treated with PTA from June 2004 to December 2014. Iterative PTAs were performed as a multifocal treatment for all recurrent or residual macroscopic metastases discovered on imaging after completion of systemic treatment, or alternatively as a targeted treatment of selective metastases found to be progressive on systemic treatment...
June 22, 2016: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
Hiroshi Fukushima, Yasukazu Nakanishi, Madoka Kataoka, Ken-Ichi Tobisu, Fumitaka Koga
We investigated the prognostic significance of sarcopenia in upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) patients treated with radical nephroureterectomy (RNU). The skeletal muscle index (SMI) was calculated from computed tomography images. Sarcopenia was defined as SMI <43 cm(2) /m(2) for males with body mass index <25 kg/m(2) , <53 cm(2) /m(2) for males with BMI ≥25 kg/m(2) , and <41 cm(2) /m(2) for females. Associations of sarcopenia with cancer-specific survival (CSS) and overall survival (OS) were evaluated in 81 consecutive UTUC patients who underwent RNU...
September 2016: Cancer Medicine
Y Murata, S Mizuno, H Kato, A Tanemura, N Kuriyama, Y Azumi, M Kishiwada, M Usui, H Sakurai, M Fujimori, T Yamanaka, A Nakatsuka, K Yamakado, S Isaji
OBJECTIVES: Hepatic artery thrombosis (HAT) is a serious complication after living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT) leading to patient death in the absence of revascularization. With the recent advances in interventional radiology, interventional endovascular techniques have been used as alternative therapeutic options for HAT. This study evaluates the feasibility and clinical outcomes of endovascular treatment for HAT after LDLT. METHODS: The medical records of 120 patients who underwent adult-to-adult LDLT between February 2002 and February 2015 in our hospital were retrospectively reviewed to evaluate the frequency of HAT and outcomes of endovascular treatment...
May 2016: Transplantation Proceedings
Camille C Gunderson, Adam C Walter, Rachel Ruskin, Kai Ding, Kathleen N Moore
PURPOSE: The purposes of the present study are to describe the demographic and treatment characteristics of women on the gynecologic oncology service who required intensive care and assess prevalence of risk factors for post-intensive care syndrome (PICS). METHODS: A retrospective chart review was performed encompassing patients requiring admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) on the gynecology oncology service between 1/2008 and 12/2012. Descriptive statistics were computed using SAS version 9...
November 2016: Supportive Care in Cancer: Official Journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Y K Yang, Y Zhang, X Meng, K Q Yang, X J Jiang, H Y Wu, H M Zhang, L Song, L P Wang, L G Gao, X L Zhou
BACKGROUND: Renal artery fibromuscular dysplasia (RAFMD) is a non-atherosclerotic cause of renal artery stenosis often affecting the young. Percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasty (PTRA) is the treatment of choice but there are few studies of the outcome of the procedure. METHODS: This retrospective analysis included 64 patients (56.2 % female; mean age at diagnosis, 28.0 years) with RAFMD who underwent PTRA between November 2003 and August 2015. Technical and clinical success rates and restenosis rates were evaluated...
June 6, 2016: Clinical Research in Cardiology: Official Journal of the German Cardiac Society
K Mathur, R K Vohra, J Hodson, S Kuyumdzhiev, M J Duddy, J D Hopkins
OBJECTIVE: Graft angioplasty combines the durability and ability of surgical bypasses to treat long arterial occlusions with the minimally invasive nature of endovascular procedures. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of single and repeated graft angioplasty in revising failing infrainguinal vein bypass grafts and to determine predictors of medium- and long-term freedom from revision after graft angioplasty. METHOD: This was a retrospective analysis from a prospectively maintained database...
August 2016: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Francesca Tedoldi, Maximilian Krisper, Clemens Köhncke, Burkert Pieske
UNLABELLED: SummaryWe present a very rare example of chronic right heart failure caused by torrent tricuspid regurgitation. Massive right heart dilatation and severe tricuspid regurgitation due to avulsion of the tricuspid valve apparatus occurred as a result of a blunt chest trauma following the explosion of a gas bottle 20 years before admission, when the patient was a young man in Vietnam. After this incident, the patient went through a phase of severe illness, which can retrospectively be identified as an acute right heart decompensation with malaise, ankle edema, and dyspnea...
June 2016: Echo Research and Practice
R J Stratta, A C Gruessner, J S Odorico, J A Fridell, R W G Gruessner
In the past decade, the annual number of pancreas transplantations performed in the United States has steadily declined. From 2004 to 2011, the overall number of simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplantations in the United States declined by 10%, whereas the decreases in pancreas after kidney (PAK) and pancreas transplant alone (PTA) procedures were 55% and 34%, respectively. Paradoxically, this has occurred in the setting of improvements in graft and patient survival outcomes and transplanting higher-risk patients...
September 2016: American Journal of Transplantation
Silviu Albu, Alina Nagy, Caius Doros, Luigi Marceanu, Sebastian Cozma, Gabriela Musat, Franco Trabalzini
PURPOSE: The aim of the present study was to assess if the combined therapy of intratympanic dexamethasone (ITD) and high dosage of betahistine (HDBH) is able to provide increased vertigo control compared to ITD alone in patients suffering from definite unilateral Meniere's disease (MD). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Consecutive MD patients were enrolled and randomly divided in two groups, each comprising 33 cases. Group A received a combination of ITD and identical-appearing placebo pills while Group B received a combination of ITD and HDBH...
May 2016: American Journal of Otolaryngology
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