Has the Rate of Extensive Surgery to Treat Idiopathic Clubfoot Declined in the United States?
- CORR Insights(Â®): What Is the Radiographic Prevalence of Incidental KienbÃ¶ck Disease? Calfee, Ryan; Calfee, Ryan P // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Mar2016, Vol. 474 Issue 3, p814
The author presents a commentary on the article What Is the Radiographic Prevalence of Incidental KienbÃ¶ck disease.? by Van Leeuwen and colleagues. Topics include occurrence of avascular necrosis of the lunate without associated symptoms, advanced disease progression which is more likely to...
- What is the most effective treatment for external genital warts. French, Linda; Nashelsky, Joan // Journal of Family Practice;Apr2002, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p313
The article discusses the most effective treatment for external genital warts. Among the beneficial nonsurgical treatments in eradicating genital warts are podofilox and intralesional interferon. Both electrosurgery and surgical excision are superior to podophyllin in clinical trials, although...
- CDC Releases Recommendations on New Treatment for Latent Tuberculosis Infection. // American Family Physician;1/1/2012, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p8
The article presents recommendations released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in December 2011 that provide guidance on the administration of a new 12-dose regimen for tuberculosis preventive therapy that reportedly shortens treatment from nine months to 12 weeks.
- CDC outlines 2014 global health threats. Newman, Elizabeth // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Feb2014, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p10
The article discusses the objectives of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to work on improving antibiotic use, gathering data on antibiotic resistant infections, preventing infections and developing diagnostic tests to track resistance.
- Blunt suture needles and percutaneous injuries. // American Family Physician;4/1/1997, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p1982
Reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention undertook a study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the use of blunt suture needles during gynecologic surgeries. How the study was conducted; Method used in the study; Results of the study.
- Risk Factors of Surgical Site Infection After Hepatectomy for Liver Cancers. Kobayashi, Shin; Gotohda, Naoto; Nakagohri, Toshio; Takahashi, Shinichiro; Konishi, Masaru; Kinoshita, Taira // World Journal of Surgery;Feb2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p312
Risk factors of surgical site infection (SSI) after hepatectomy under the guideline of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are not well examined. Hospital records of consecutive patients who underwent hepatectomy without biliary reconstruction for liver cancers were reviewed...
- Incidence of Surgical Site Infection After Spine Surgery: What Is the Impact of the Definition of Infection? Nota, Sjoerd; Braun, Yvonne; Ring, David; Schwab, Joseph // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;May2015, Vol. 473 Issue 5, p1612
Background: Orthopaedic surgical site infections (SSIs) can delay recovery, add impairments, and decrease quality of life, particularly in patients undergoing spine surgery, in whom SSIs may also be more common. Efforts to prevent and treat SSIs of the spine rely on the identification and...
- A Comparison of Two Nonoperative Methods of Idiopathic Clubfoot Correction The Ponseti Method and the French Functional (Physiotherapy) Method. Steinman, Suzanne; Richards, B. Stephens; Faulks, Shawne; Kaipus, Kim // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2009 Supplement 2, Vol. 91-A Issue 2, p299
BACKGROUND: In the treatment of idiopathic clubfeet, the Ponseti method and the French functional method have been successful in reducing the need for surgery. The purpose of this prospective study was to compare the results of these two methods at one institution. METHODS: Patients under three...
- Latent tuberculosis: revised treatment guidelines. Weir, Erica; Fisman, David N. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/28/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 9, p937
Presents the revised treatment guidelines issued by the American Thoracic Society and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for tuberculosis (TB). Factors that increased the risk of reactivation of TB; Details of the use of Mantoux tuberculin skin test in TB diagnosis; Consequence...