Spinal Hemiepiphysiodesis Decreases the Size of Vertebral Growth Plate Hypertrophic Zone and Cells
- Effect of Choroidal Perfusion on Ocular Tissue Distribution After Intravitreal or Suprachoroidal Injection in an Arterially Perfused Ex Vivo Pig Eye Model. Abarca, Eva M.; Salmon, Jacklyn H.; Gilger, Brian C. // Journal of Ocular Pharmacology & Therapeutics;Oct2013, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p715
Purpose: To compare tissue distribution of dye-drug surrogates after intravitreal (IVT) and suprachoroidal (SCS) delivery to determine the influence of drug lipophilicity and choroidal circulation. Methods: Thirty-two pig eyes were collected immediately after euthanasia. Sixteen eyes were...
- Spinal Growth Modulation with Use of a Tether in an Immature Porcine Model. Newton, Peter O.; Upasani, Vidyadhar V.; Farnsworth, Christine L.; Oka, Richard; Chambers, Reid C.; Dwek, Jerry; Jung Ryul Kim; Perry, Andrew; Mahar, Andrew T. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 12, p2695
Background: Spinal growth modulation by tethering the anterolateral aspect of the spine, as previously demonstrated in a nonscoliotic calf model, may be a viable fusionless treatment method for idiopathic scoliosis. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the radiographic, histologic,...
- Effects of Disruption of Epiphyseal Vasculature on the Proximal Femoral Growth Plate. Kim, Harry K. W.; Stephenson, Natalie; Garces, Amanda; Aya-ay, James; Bian, Haikuo // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 5, p1149
Background: Proximal femoral growth disturbance is a major complication associated with ischemic osteonecrotic conditions, such as Legg-CalvÃ¨-Perthes disease. The extent of ischemic damage and the mechanisms by which ischemic injury to the growing femoral head produces growth disturbance of...
- Clinical digest. Trial proves apremilast is effective long-term treatment for psoriasis. // Nursing Standard;10/10/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p14
The article discusses research in the article "Efficacy of Apremilast in the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Psoriasis: A Randomised Controlled Trial" by K. Papp et al. which found that the drug apremilast is effective for the long term treatment of psoriasis.
- Clinical digest. Evidence supports wider use of tranexamic acid in traumatic bleeding. // Nursing Standard;10/10/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p15
The article discusses research in the article "Effect of Tranexamic Acid on Mortality in Patients With Traumatic Bleeding: Prespecified Analysis of Data From Randomised Controlled Trial" by I. Roberts et al. which found that tranexamic acid is safe and effective in treating traumatic bleeding.
- Clinical digest. Most people treated for schizophrenia experience no lasting improvements in health. // Nursing Standard;4/18/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 33, p14
The article discusses research which was published in the article "Sustained Favourable Long-Term Outcome in the Treatment of Schizophrenia: A 3-Year Prospective Observational Study" by G Cuyun Carter et al. and found that most people treated for schizophrenia experience no lasting improvements...
- PERSPECTIVE. Hee Kit Wong // Orthopedics Today;Jul2011, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p26
The author comments on the study by Miyako Suzuki wherein Suzuki found that, in determining whether using local bone graft is as effective as iliac crest bone graft in case of L4 degenerative spondylolisthesis, there are fusion rates of 90% and 85%, respectively, in single-level instrumented cases.
- Clinical digest. Surgery for epilepsy can enhance patients' overall long-term quality of life. // Nursing Standard;3/7/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 27, p18
The article discusses research which was reported in the article "Impact of Epilepsy Surgery on Seizure Control and Quality of Life: A 26-Year Follow-Up Study" by H. S. Mohammed et al and found that surgery for epilepsy can enhance patientsâ€™ overall long-term quality of life.
- Emergency Brake Response Time After First Metatarsal Osteotomy. Holt, G.; Kay, M.; McGrory, R.; Kumar, C. S. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 8, p1660
Background: There is sparse information upon which to recommend a return to activity after foot surgery. The purpose of this study was to determine whether six weeks is sufficient time for the emergency brake response time to return to preoperative levels after a first metatarsal osteotomy for...