Journal of the advanced practitioner in oncology
Law L, Rogers J, Eng C.
J Adv Pract Oncol. 2014 May;5(3):205-10. doi: 10.6004/jadpro.2014.5.3.5.
Case Study Mr. D., a 55-year-old male, presented to the medical oncology service with a diagnosis of stage III adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon. He presented 7 weeks post sigmoid colectomy with lymph node resection and was initiated on...
Clinical orthopaedics and related research
Jung HS, Baek SH, Lee JS.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2021 Oct 25; doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000002018. Epub 2021 Oct 25.
BACKGROUND: Ultrasonography (US)-guided steroid injections can improve the accuracy of injection in patients with de Quervain disease, especially in those with an intracompartmental septum. Although the main lesion of de Quervain disease in patients with a septum is a...
GMS health technology assessment
Frank W, Konta B, Seiler G.
GMS Health Technol Assess. 2006 Aug 30;2:Doc17.
INTRODUCTION: There is a variety of medical and non-medical therapies in practice, which were not evaluated regarding its effectiveness by any systematic evidence oriented investigation. A number of therapies of medical and non-medical type try to treat the different...
Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine
Clin J Sport Med. 2013 Jan;23(1):83-4. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0b013e31827e9ec9.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the effectiveness of ultrasound (US)-guided corticosteroid injection in the treatment of plantar fasciitis.DESIGN: Randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial with 12-week followup. Sample size was calculated with 80% power to show, after 4 weeks, a minimum clinically important...
Data in brief
Kaur J, Conti E.
Data Brief. 2021 Jan 13;34:106729. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2021.106729. eCollection 2021 Feb.
Neuroinflammation is evident and one of the primary induced responses after central nervous system (CNS) injury, lumbar puncture and CNS surgery. In rare cases, complications could arise after the lumbar puncture or CNS surgery leading to inflammation, bleeding or...
JBJS essential surgical techniques
Kidd VD, Strum SR, Strum DS, Shah J.
JBJS Essent Surg Tech. 2019 Mar 13;9(1):e10. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.ST.18.00016. eCollection 2019 Mar 26.
BACKGROUND: Genicular nerve radiofrequency ablation (GNRFA), including conventional, cooled, and pulsed techniques, has been used in the management of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA). This new and innovative treatment option has the capacity to decrease pain and improve function and...
Scandinavian journal of pain
Akural E, Järvimäki V, Korhonen R, Kautiainen H, Haanpää M.
Scand J Pain. 2012 Jul 01;3(3):127-131. doi: 10.1016/j.sjpain.2012.04.004.
Background and purpose Pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) is widely used for the treatment of chronic pain, although its mechanism of action is not known. The evidence of efficacy of PRF for neuropathic pain (NP) conditions is limited. A double-blind, randomized,...
Scandinavian journal of pain
Rössler B, Paul A, Schuch M, Schulz M, Sycha T, Gustorff B.
Scand J Pain. 2013 Jan 01;4(1):40-45. doi: 10.1016/j.sjpain.2012.09.001.
Background and purpose The UV-B model is an established pain model of different types of hyperalgesia in animal and human pain research. Beside the skin region of the sunburn in human volunteers pinprick hyperalgesia has been described in a...
Medical cannabis and cannabinoids
Meyer P, Langos M, Brenneisen R.
Med Cannabis Cannabinoids. 2018 Jun 12;1(1):36-43. doi: 10.1159/000489034. eCollection 2018 Jun.
BACKGROUND: Due to variable absorption and extensive first-pass metabolism, the bioavailability of oral delta-9-tetra-hydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) is low, and, therefore, alternative application forms are necessary.METHODS: In an open-label, 2-period phase-1 study on 11 healthy volunteers, a combination...
Hematology/oncology and stem cell therapy
Mawardi H, Treister N, Felemban O, Alamoudi W, Algohary G, Alsultan A, Alshehri N, Tazi I, Shaheen M, Alsharani M, Alshemmari S, Arat M, Bekadja MA, Al-Khabori M, Okaily S, Ali N, Abujazar H, Jastaniah W, Hamidieh AA, Hashmi S, Aljurf M.
Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2021 Feb 11; doi: 10.1016/j.hemonc.2021.01.006. Epub 2021 Feb 11.
INTRODUCTION: The oral cavity is one of the most common sites impacted by hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) with acute complications including mucositis, bleeding, salivary gland dysfunction, infection, and taste alteration. These complications may result in significant morbidity and...
Xu JJ, Tang XT, Yang J, Wang YH, Zhu DC, Wu YS, Lin Y.
Pain Physician. 2021 Nov;24(7):E1059-E1066.
BACKGROUND: Percutaneous kyphoplasty (PKP) is a minimally invasive technique, and effective treatment, for an osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (OVCF). Residual back pain is the most common complication of PKP. Medial branch block (MBB) is a treatment option for painful...
Claseman TS, Foley WL, Davis RD, Morrison JW, Palmore CA, Murchison DF.
Anesth Prog. 1998;45(3):110-6.
The purpose of this study was to compare the postoperative analgesic efficacy of the presurgical intravenous administration of a steroid (dexamethasone), a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (ketorolac), and a combination of the two medications. These drugs were administrated preoperatively, and...