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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29428266/duraplasty-using-amniotic-membrane-versus-temporal-muscle-fascia-a-clinical-comparative-study
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Agus Turchan, Taufiq Fatchur Rochman, Arie Ibrahim, Dyah Fauziah, Joni Wahyuhadi, M Arifin Parenrengi, Asra Al Fauzi, Erliano Sufarnap, Abdul Hafid Bajamal, Ferdiansyah, Heri Suroto, Purwati, Fedik Abdul Rantam, Adanti Wido Paramadini, Christianto Benjamin Lumenta
In the field of neurosurgery, often the dura mater cannot be sutured, and consequently, it requires a duraplasty procedure using a dural fascial graft. Since 1890, various materials have been researched as dura mater substitutes. Amniotic membrane, for example, is suitable as a dural graft material and has been used in neurosurgery since 2012. However, there has been little research on human patient's dural healing after the use of amniotic membrane in their duraplasty procedure. To address this gap, a clinical experimental study was undertaken to evaluate the human dural healing of 16 patients who had undergone duraplasty in decompressive craniectomy surgery at Dr...
February 7, 2018: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience: Official Journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29424372/desmoid-tumor-of-the-abdominal-wall-a-case-report-and-literature-review
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Angelo Guttadauro, Matteo Maternini, Silvia Frassani, Elena Guanziroli, Giulia Lo Bianco, Francesco Gabrielli
BACKGROUND: Desmoid tumor is a rare soft tissues neoplasia characterized by local invasiveness and by a tendency towards local recurrence although not towards metastasization. DISCUSSION: Etiology is not clear. Desmoid tumors originate from the monoclonal proliferation of one mesenchymal cell and develop in the context of fascial, muscular and aponeurotic tissue. They are free of capsule and do not usually metastatize, although they do present a high risk of local recurrence CONCLUSION: In the absence of a systematic data collection and of a clear distinction, in the existing databases, between primitive and recurrent lesions and between lesions of different sites, there are no standard guidelines for a correct management of desmoids...
November 20, 2017: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29420415/delayed-presentation-of-cecal-perforation-with-tension-free-vaginal-tape
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Allison C Mayhew, Alexcis T Ford, Gina M Northington, Virginia O Shaffer, Robert S Kelley
BACKGROUND: Tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) is a popular operative treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI). It has a low risk of adverse events, and injuries, particularly to the bowel, are rare. Case reports that have previously discussed these injuries and subsequent removal of TVT have not provided additional insight into management of SUI after these injuries occur. CASE: A postmenopausal woman with persistent SUI presented more than 1 year after TVT placement with bowel perforation incidentally discovered on routine screening colonoscopy...
February 5, 2018: Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29411293/port-insertion-for-minimally-invasive-surgery-a-report-of-practices-in-the-irish-republic
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Cuan M Harrington, Dara O Kavanagh, Sean Tierney, Richard Deane, Dermot Hehir
BACKGROUND: With rapidly evolving surgical technologies, minimally invasive surgery (MIS) has become the mainstay approach for many surgeons worldwide. As laparoscopic surgery was introduced in Ireland over two decades ago, we may be encountering a higher prevalence of related complications. AIMS: This study aimed to gather data pertaining to risk factors for port-site herniation in MIS. METHODS: A 14-point anonymous questionnaire was distributed electronically between January and May 2017 to consultant and trainee laparoscopists in the Republic of Ireland...
February 6, 2018: Irish Journal of Medical Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29411133/multicenter-review-of-robotic-versus-laparoscopic-ventral-hernia-repair-is-there-a-role-for-robotics
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Peter A Walker, Audriene C May, Jiandi Mo, Deepa V Cherla, Monica Rosales Santillan, Steven Kim, Heidi Ryan, Shinil K Shah, Erik B Wilson, Shawn Tsuda
BACKGROUND: The utilization of robotic platforms for general surgery procedures such as hernia repair is growing rapidly in the United States. A limited amount of data are available evaluating operative outcomes in comparison to standard laparoscopic surgery. We completed a retrospective review comparing robotic and laparoscopic ventral hernia repair to provide safety and outcomes data to help design a future prospective trial design. METHODS: A retrospective review of 215 patients undergoing ventral hernia repair (142 robotic and 73 laparoscopic) was completed at two large academic centers...
February 6, 2018: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29406260/skull-base-erosion-resulting-from-primary-tumors-of-the-temporomandibular-joint-and-skull-base-region-our-classification-and-reconstruction-experience
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Min-Jie Chen, Chi Yang, Ji-Si Zheng, Guo Bai, Zi-Xiang Han, Yi-Wen Wang
PURPOSE: We sought to introduce our classification and reconstruction protocol for skull base erosions in the temporomandibular joint and skull base region. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients with neoplasms in the temporomandibular joint and skull base region treated from January 2006 to March 2017 were reviewed. Skull base erosion was classified into 3 types according to the size of the defect. RESULTS: We included 33 patients, of whom 5 (15...
January 3, 2018: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29405763/emission-of-biophotons-and-adjustable-sounds-by-the-fascial-system-review-and-reflections-for-manual-therapy
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Bruno Bordoni, Fabiola Marelli, Bruno Morabito, Beatrice Sacconi
Every body structure is wrapped in connective tissue or fascia, creating a structural continuity that gives form and function to every tissue and organ. The fascial tissue is uniformly distributed throughout the body, enveloping, interacting with and permeating blood vessels, nerves, viscera, meninges, bones and muscles, creating various layers at different depths and forming a tridimensional metabolic and mechanical matrix. This article reviews the literature on the emission of biophotons and adjustable sounds by the fascial system, because these biological changes could be a means of local and systemic cellular communication and become another assessment tool for manual (therapy) practitioners...
January 2018: J Evid Based Integr Med
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29394859/-applicability-of-pedicled-coronoid-process-and-temporal-muscle-fascial-combined-pcptm-flap-for-reconstruction-of-orbital-floor-defect-following-hemi-maxillectomy-for-advanced-maxillary-cancer-a-report-of-two-cases
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Masaaki Karino, Takahiro Kanno, Ichiro Kaneko, Taichi Ide, Aya Yoshino, Joji Sekine
We usually perform surgery for resectable oral and maxillofacial carcinomas. Following complete cancer resection, reconstruction of soft and hard tissues using various types of local flaps and/or vascularized free flaps is usually performed. The maxilla is composed of various anatomical structures. In particular, reconstruction of the orbit is one of the most important and challenging procedures for prevention of functional and esthetic complications. Here we report 2 cases of orbital floor defect reconstruction following advanced maxillary cancer resection using a pedicled coronoid process and temporal muscle (fascial)combined(PCPTM)flap...
November 2017: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29383294/hydrodissection-of-wiltse-s-plane-to-facilitate-exposure-during-minimally-invasive-transforaminal-lumbar-interbody-fusion
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Zachary Tataryn, Kenan Alkhalili, James T Kryzanski
Traditional posterior lumbar approaches in a transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) require subperiosteal dissection of bilateral paraspinal muscles to provide adequate exposure. This may traumatize the multifidus muscle and its afferent innervations leading to postoperative paraspinal muscle atrophy. Minimizing such intraoperative trauma has been identified as an important factor in the reduction of postoperative lumbar pain. An approach via a blunt dissection through Wiltse's plane, which lies between the longissimus and multifidus muscles, may minimize postoperative pain...
November 23, 2017: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29381019/single-barbed-bidirectional-suture-for-posterior-muscle-fascial-reconstruction-and-knotless-urethro-vescical-anastomosis-during-robot-assisted-radical-prostatectomy
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Angelo Porreca, Daniele D'Agostino, Matteo Dandrea, Antonio Salvaggio, Alessandro Del Rosso, Emanuele Cappa, Alessio Zuccalà, Daniele Romagnoli, Riccardo Schiavina
BACKGROUND: The aim of the work is to describe an original technique of posterior muscle-fascial reconstruction (PMFR) during Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP). METHODS: From January 2015 to June 2016, 121 consecutives patients underwent RARP and were submitted to a novel tecnique of PMFR, using a single 3/0 barbed bi-directional (Filblock ® - Assut Europe) suture. The first step of this new technique of PMFR, is to approximate the posterior layer of Denonvilliers fascia (DF) to the posterior part of the sphinteric apparatus...
January 29, 2018: Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica, the Italian Journal of Urology and Nephrology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29379402/colon-trauma-evidence-based-practices
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Ryo Yamamoto, Alicia J Logue, Mark T Muir
Colon injury is not uncommon and occurs in about a half of patients with penetrating hollow viscus injuries. Despite major advances in the operative management of penetrating colon wounds, there remains discussion regarding the appropriate treatment of destructive colon injuries, with a significant amount of scientific evidence supporting segmental resection with primary anastomosis in most patients without comorbidities or large transfusion requirement. Although literature is sparse concerning the management of blunt colon injuries, some studies have shown operative decision based on an algorithm originally defined for penetrating wounds should be considered in blunt colon injuries...
January 2018: Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29369986/postbariatric-brachioplasty-with-posteromedial-scar-physical-model-technical-refinements-and-clinical-outcomes
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Pierfranco Simone, Carlo Carusi, Francesco Segreto, Riccardo Iannuzzi, Silvia Buscaglione, Alessio Gizzi, Sara Giannitelli, Alberto Rainer, Simonetta Filippi, Paolo Persichetti
BACKGROUND: Brachioplasty is an increasingly performed procedure following massive weight loss. A visible scar is the main hindrance to this surgery. The aims of the study were to develop a physical model to investigate the ideal location of the surgical incision and to present the authors' technical refinements with the posteromedial scar approach. METHODS: Twenty-four postbariatric patients underwent brachioplasty with posteromedial scar placement, concomitant liposuction, fascial plication, and axillary Z-plasty...
February 2018: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29368352/robotic-assisted-deep-inferior-epigastric-artery-perforator-flap-abdominal-harvest-for-breast-reconstruction-a-case-report
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Vinay S Gundlapalli, Adeyemi A Ogunleye, Kiandra Scott, Eric Wenzinger, Jason P Ulm, Lance Tavana, Rana C Pullatt, Kevin O Delaney
The deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap is a mainstay of autologous breast reconstruction. The da Vinci robot has recently been adapted for an increasing number of reconstructive surgeries. The literature has yet to describe its use for the intra-abdominal harvest of the deep inferior epigastric vessels (DIEV) during DIEP flap breast reconstruction. We show the use of the da Vinci robotic surgical system for the intra-abdominal dissection of DIEV during delayed breast reconstruction with a DIEP flap in a 51-year-old female who had undergone a right modified radical mastectomy...
January 25, 2018: Microsurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29351682/radial-artery-fascial-flow-through-free-flap-for-combined-revascularization-in-moyamoya-disease
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Jonathan Russin, Joseph Carey
BACKGROUND: Free flaps are commonly used by other surgical subspecialties for soft tissue reconstruction and revascularization. Cranial applications of these flaps have been limited to only a single case report. OBJECTIVE: To present a new technique for combined revascularization in moyamoya disease using a flow-through free flap. METHODS: Data were obtained from an Institutional Review Board-approved, prospectively maintained database with informed consent from the patient...
February 1, 2018: Operative Neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29349539/effect-of-the-application-of-a-bundle-of-three-measures-intraperitoneal-lavage-with-antibiotic-solution-fascial-closure-with-triclosan-coated-sutures-and-mupirocin-ointment-application-on-the-skin-staples-on-the-surgical-site-infection-after-elective-laparoscopic
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Jaime Ruiz-Tovar, Carolina Llavero, Vicente Morales, Carlos Gamallo
BACKGROUND: Surgical site infection (SSI) prevention bundles include the simultaneous use of different measures, which individually have demonstrated an effect on prevention of SSI. The implementation of bundles can yield superior results to the implementation of individual measures. The aim of this study was to address the effect of the application of a bundle including intraperitoneal lavage with antibiotic solution, fascial closure with Triclosan-coated sutures and Mupirocin ointment application on the skin staples, on the surgical site infection after elective laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery...
January 18, 2018: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29342445/case-report-of-an-uncommon-case-of-drain-site-hernia-after-colorectal-surgery
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M Manigrasso, P Anoldo, F Milone, G D De Palma, M Milone
BACKGROUND: trocar site herniation is a rare but potentially serious complication of laparoscopic surgery. Data about drain site hernia after laparoscopic surgery is scarce and anecdotal. CASE PRESENTATION: we report an uncommon case of drain site hernia in a man undergone laparoscopic left colectomy for a colonic adenocarcinoma who developed small bowel herniation in a 10 mm port site, in which a 24 FR drain was inserted leaving a real free space of 2 mm. DISCUSSION: laparoscopic approach has gained widespread acceptance in each surgical fields because of the perceived better postoperative outcomes in terms of less pain, faster recovery, and lower risk of incisional hernia...
January 9, 2018: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29334292/safety-and-effectiveness-of-fascial-therapy-in-adult-patients-with-hemophilic-arthropathy-a-pilot-study
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Elena Donoso-Úbeda, Javier Meroño-Gallut, José Antonio López-Pina, Rubén Cuesta-Barriuso
BACKGROUND: The primary clinical manifestations of hemophilia are muscle and joint bleeding. Recurrent bleeding leads to a degenerative process known as hemophilic arthropathy. Fascial therapy is one of the most used physiotherapy techniques today to improve joint dysfunctions and chronic pain. OBJECTIVE: To assess the safety and efficacy of fascial therapy treatment in patients with hemophilic arthropathy of ankle and knee. DESIGN: Non-randomized, controlled clinical trial...
January 15, 2018: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29333355/bilateral-peripheral-nerve-field-stimulation-for-intractable-coccygeal-pain-a-case-study-using-dual-lead-intercommunication
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Michelle Granville, Patrick T Brennan, Robert E Jacobson
Coccygeal pain is a difficult chronic pain problem with mixed response to various treatments. This is a report of a case of coccygeal pain that after failing various conservative and interventional procedures over five years was evaluated with a temporary peripheral sacral fascial lead followed by implantation of bilateral sacral paramedian leads for peripheral nerve field stimulation (PNFS). This resulted in marked pain control and resumption of full activity. The visual analog scale (VAS) pain score improved from eight pre-implant to one after implant and has remained at that level in follow-up...
November 9, 2017: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29332733/a-fundamental-critique-of-the-fascial-distortion-model-and-its-application-in-clinical-practice
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Christoph Thalhamer
INTRODUCTION: The therapeutic techniques used in the fascial distortion model (FDM) have become increasingly popular among manual therapists and physical therapists. The reasons for this trend remain to be empirically explored. Therefore this paper pursues two goals: first, to investigate the historical and theoretical background of FDM, and second, to discuss seven problems associated with the theory and practice of FDM. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The objectives of this paper are based on a review of the literature...
January 2018: Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29314236/needle-biopsy-derived-myofascial-tissue-samples-are-sufficient-for-quantification-of-myofibroblast-density
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R Schleip, J Wilke, S Schreiner, M Wetterslev, W Klingler
INTRODUCTION: Quantification of myofibroblasts is a promising method for assessing tissue properties in the field of fascia research. This is commonly performed by immunohistochemistry for α-smooth muscle actin. However, usually larger tissue samples sizes are required for quantification. The aim of this investigation was to explore whether a microscopic quantification of myofibroblasts can be conducted with fascial tissue samples derived via percutaneous needle biopsy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fascial tissues were derived via percutaneous needle biopsy from the fascia lata of 11 persons (aged 19 to 40 years)...
January 4, 2018: Clinical Anatomy
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