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Jian-Hua Tang, Li-Li Zhao, Chun-Ming Huang, Cheng-Fan Zhong, Xiao-Chuan Li, Yu-Sheng He
OBJECTIVE: To explore the method and clinical effect of MAST Quadrant for lumbar spondylolisthesis with adjacent segment degeneration. METHODS: From April 2014 to January 2016, 36 cases of lumbar spondylolisthesis with adjacent segment degeneration were treated by MAST Quadrant(target nerve decompression and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion or articulationes zygapophysiales fusion by unilateral fixation with MAST Quadrant). Twenty-three cases were degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis and 13 cases were isthmic lumbar spondylolisthesis...
September 25, 2017: Zhongguo Gu Shang, China Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Valeria Cammalleri, Francesco Romeo, Massimo Marchei, Andrea Anceschi, Gianluca Massaro, Saverio Muscoli, Francesca De Persis, Massimiliano Macrini, Gian P Ussia
PURPOSE: The aim of our study was to assess the arterial cerebral blood flow variations in patients with aortic valve stenosis, immediately after the transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). METHODS: The study population includes 62 consecutive patients who underwent TAVI for aortic valve stenosis (95%) and sugical bioprosthesis degeneration (5%). Carotid Doppler examination was performed recording blood flow, systolic peak velocity, time average mean velocity and mean acceleration time at baseline, after balloon aortic valvuloplasty, and within 10 min after the device release...
March 2018: Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine
Faustino Núñez-Batalla, Carmen Jáudenes-Casaubón, Jose Miguel Sequí-Canet, Ana Vivanco-Allende, Jose Zubicaray-Ugarteche
The incidence and the prevalence rates of otitis media with effusion (OME) are high. However, there is evidence that only a minority of professionals follow the recommendations provided in clinical practice guidelines. For the purpose of improving diagnosis and treatment of OME in children to prevent and/or reduce its impact on children's development, the Commission for the Early Detection of Deafness (CODEPEH) has deeply reviewed the scientific literature on this field and has drafted a document of recommendations for a correct clinical reaction to of OME, including diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment methodology...
October 13, 2017: Acta Otorrinolaringológica Española
Ali Refatllari, Ermal Likaj, Selman Dumani
BACKGROUND: Coarctation represents 5-8% of congenital heart disease. Residual hypertension remains the main problem after late correction. Surgical treatment in the adult remains a challenge for the surgeon. Our prefered method used in this category is the Subclavian-aortic bypass. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We have reviewed our registry for the period of 12 years (1998- 2010) and we found a group of 18 adult patients being operated for coarctation of the aorta. The mean age of this group of patients was 24...
March 15, 2016: Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences
Juan-Carlos Gomez-Rosado, María Sanchez-Ramirez, Javier Valdes-Hernandez, Luis C Capitan-Morales, Marta I Del-Nozal-Nalda, Fernando Oliva-Mompean
BACKGROUND: The discharge report is a basic document at the end of a care process, and is a key element in the coding process, since its correct wording, reliability and completeness are factors used to determine the hospital production. MATERIAL AND METHODS: From a hypothesis based on the analysis of the consistency between the discharge report and data collected from the routine clinical notes during admission, we should be able to re-code all those mis-coded, thus placing them in a more appropriate diagnosis-related group (DRG)...
June 2013: Cirugía Española
Jian-Dong Yuan, Xin Chen, Cai-Long Liu, Fan Zhang
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the clinical and radiologic outcomes of bilateral uncovertebral joints resection and decompression in treating cervical spondylotic radiculopathy through anterior approach. METHODS: From January 2007 to December 2009, the clinical data of 56 patients with cervical spondylotic radiculopathy undergoing sugical treatment were retrospectively analyzed. There were 33 males and 23 females with an average age of (58.83 +/- 8.01) years (ranged 41 to 72)...
September 2012: Zhongguo Gu Shang, China Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Satoshi Kuroda, Kiyohiro Houkin
This review describes the basic concepts of surgical revascularization for moyamoya disease, including direct and indirect bypass surgery. Direct bypass surgery can improve cerebral hemodynamics and reduce further ischemic events immediately after surgery, but may be technically challenging in some pediatric patients. Indirect bypass surgery is simple and has widely been used. However, its beneficial effects can be achieved 3 to 4 months after surgery, and surgical design is quite important to determine the extent of surgical collateral pathways...
2012: Neurologia Medico-chirurgica
Alexandru Ioan Mitrea, Radu Badea, Delia Mitrea, Sergiu Nedevschi, Paulina Mitrea, Dumitru Mircea Ivan, Octavian Mircia Gurzău
After a brief survey on the parametric deformable models, we develop an iterative method based on the finite difference schemes in order to obtain energy-minimizing snakes. We estimate the approximation error, the residue, and the truncature error related to the corresponding algorithm, then we discuss its convergence, consistency, and stability. Some aspects regarding the prosthetic sugical methods that implement the above numerical methods are also pointed out.
2012: Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine
Paweł Strek, Krzysztof Oleś, Jacek Składzień, Jerzy Tomik, Sebastian Gajec, Sebastian Kocoń, Magdalena Dutsch-Wicherek, Patryk Hartwich, Joanna Szaleniec
AIM: The oncology efficiency and quality of life are both important for patients with head and neck cancer in every-day life. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Evaluation of the dysphagia discomfort was made of 240 patients (190 male and 50 female). The primary location of the tumor was: paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx and larynx. The treatment was surgical or sugical and radiotherapy. Patient's quality of life was evaluated according to the self-administered questionnaire (M...
2010: Przegla̧d Lekarski
Ahmad Ameri, Alireza K Jafari, Faramarz Anvari, Iraj Ahadzadeghan, Mohammad Taher Rajabi
PURPOSE: To intruduce a new method for rectus muscle recession in order to minimize the riSk of a lost or slipped muscle and scleral perforation and compare it with the conventional method. PATIENTS AND METHODS: In a prospective study between May 2002 and December 2006, 69 patients underwent recession with the modified technique, and 50 patients underwent recession with the conventional method. We compared the results of strabismus surgery in these non-randomized series with esotropia or exotropia treated with conventional surgery with the modified technique surgery...
2010: Binocular Vision & Strabismus Quarterly
Atsuyuki Kurashima
Three important statements for Japanese pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteriosis (NTM) were published in 2008. The first one is a new diagnostic criteria for pulmonary NTM, which was organized in association with the task force for nontuberculous mycobacteriois of the Japanese Society for Tuberculosis and the section for infectious disease and tuberculosis of the Japanese Respiratory Society. The second is a treatment guideline for pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteriosis also which was made by the same joint working...
February 2010: Kekkaku: [Tuberculosis]
M Tretina, M Hrdlicka, J Ondrásek, P Nĕmec, M Orban
Cardiac myxoma represents the most frequent cardiac tumor with a relatively low overall incidence. Clinical symptoms are hetereogeneous and therefore nonspecific. With regard to high success of the surgical treatment, early diagnosis is crucial. We present a case of cardiac myxoma in a pregnant woman, which was succesfully sugically removed.
January 2010: Vnitr̆ní Lékar̆ství
K M Kurbonov, N M Daminova
The results of surgical treatment of 7 patients, in whom disease of Karoly type I was diagnosed, were analyzed. Ultrasonographic examination, computeric tomography (CT) and retrograde pancreatocholangiography constitute highly informative diagnostic procedures in this disease. The choose of sugical treatment method of the patients depends on volumic cystic affection of intrahepatic biliary ducts and presence of strictured portions in them.
May 2009: Klinichna Khirurhiia
William T Lewis, David Nyguen
The objective of this case report is to present an interesting, rare case of a presacral teratoma in an adult male and the complementary roles CT and MR imaging have in depicting presence of fat and/or calcifications which can assist accurate diagnosis of a presacral mass as well as sugical planning.
February 2009: Military Medicine
M Sviteková, L Minár, Z Pacovský
AIM: This case study reports an occurence of a mammary gland carcinoma in woman during her pregnancy and puerperium. CASE REPORT: Patient was 29 years old woman, without any familiar or personal history of cancer or cancer risk factors. There was a finding of palpable resistance in the lateral superior quadrant of right breast in 30 week of gestation, which was considered to be hormonal changes in pregnancy. The third day after delivery a breast ultrasonography was performed because of persisting mastodynia, moderate oedema in described area and resistance nonresponding to the typical finding in period of incipient lactation...
2008: Klinická Onkologie: Casopis Ceské a Slovenské Onkologické Spolecnosti
Rory L Smoot, Lizhi Zhang, Thomas J Sebo, Florencia G Que
BACKGROUND: Adenosquamous carcinoma is a rare malignancy of the exocrine pancreas. Previous literature has reported dismal survival for these patients. We examined our single-institution experience with this tumor to compare survival for sugical resection and palliative therapy. STUDY DESIGN: Records were reviewed for patients with adenosquamous pancreatic cancer evaluated during the years 1985 to 2003. Pathology specimens were reviewed. Survival was calculated by Kaplan-Meier method and categorical variables were compared with Chi-square analysis...
September 2008: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
M Seitz, C Gratzke, B Schlenker, A Karl, P Stanislaus, S Walther, C G Stief, O Reich
According to the current treatment algorithm, surgical treatment of benign prostatic syndrome (BPS) is the next step after a pharmacological treatment. In addition to conventional transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), much interest is shifting towards alternative sugical techniques such as transurethral microwave therapy (TUMT),transurethral needle ablation of the prostate (TUNA) and several laser techniques.
August 16, 2007: MMW Fortschritte der Medizin
Richard M Satava
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2007: Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons
Ikuo Katayama, T Kanamori, T Inoue, T Ichihara
We evaluated the results of 213 emergency operations of acute type A aortic dissection in our center from January 2003 to December 2006. They were 101 male and 112 female, and the mean age was 64.6 years. The hospital mortality rate of all cases was 13.6% (29/213). And that of cases with malperfusion was 31.9% (15/47). They consisted of stroke 8/17 (47.1%), myocardial ischemia 5/27 (18.5%) [right coronary artery: 2/22 (9.1%), left main trunk: 3/5 (60.0%)], and intestinal ischemia 2/3 (66.7%). The hospital mortality rate of pulseless electrical activity (PEA) cases was 57...
April 2007: Kyobu Geka. the Japanese Journal of Thoracic Surgery
Jorge Luis Cervantes Salazar, Samuel Ramírez Marroquín, Antonio Benita Bordes, Martín Rosas Peralta, Fause Attie
OBJECTIVES: Evaluate long-term evolution of patients submitted to surgery for coarctation of the aorta. Compare event free survival in younger vs older patients at the time of surgical correction. METHODS: We reviewed the clinical records of patients operated for coarctation of the aorta from January 1 1980 to December 31 1994. The mean follow-up ranged from 9 to 23 years (mean 10.9 y). Final events registered were recoarctation, death, systemic hypertension, endocarditis, stroke, aneurisms...
January 2006: Archivos de Cardiología de México
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