Rugby 'cold therapy' may not work
The Welsh Rugby team might want to ditch cryotherapy sessions ahead of their match against Fiji on Thursday, say medical experts who have evaluated this deep freeze treatment for tired muscles.
CONCLUSION Combination keloid therapy using fractional lasers, superficial cryotherapy, and intralesional triamcinolone injection is safe and more effective than individual monotherapies.
Malignant endobronchial mass (MEM) has poor prognosis, cryotherapy is reportedly to diagnose MEM, however, the therapeutic role of cryotherapy impacts on survival has not be well addressed.
Sameeksha H Tadepalli, Carol L Shields, Jerry A Shields, Santosh G HonavarIndian Journal of Ophthalmology 2019 67(6):755-762 Intraocular medulloepithelioma is a nonhereditary neoplasm of childhood arising from primitive medullary epithelium. It most often involves the ciliary body. Most patients present between 2 and 10 years of age with loss of vision, pain, leucocoria, or conjunctival congestion. The mass appears as a grey-white ciliary body lesion with intratumoral cysts. Presence of a neoplastic cyclitic membrane with extension to retrolental region is characteristic. Secondary manifestations like cataract and neovasc...
This article describes the clinical features, underlying pathology, classification and staging, the complications and the management of Coats disease and gives an overview of the changing trends in treatment and outcomes spanning across five decades.
Conclusion: RetCam assisted FFA is extremely useful to document peripheral retinal vascular pathologies in pediatric patients and helps to take crucial therapeutic and retreatment decisions.
Condition: Melanoma (Skin) Interventions: Drug: Nivolumab 10 MG/ML Intravenous Solution [OPDIVO]; Procedure: Cryotherapy; Drug: Ipilimumab Injection Sponsors: University Hospital, Strasbourg, France; Bristol-Myers Squibb Recruiting
AbstractPurpose of reviewThis review discusses the durability of the neo-squamous esophageal epithelium following endoscopic eradication therapy of dysplastic Barrett ’s esophagus. Our review will focus primarily on patients treated with radiofrequency ablation; however, we describe the known durability of cryotherapy. Additionally, we discuss the utility of novel imaging technologies and the efficacy of chemopreventive medications following endoscopic ablation .Recent findingsMounting data describe the durability of the post-ablation esophagus. Dysplastic Barrett ’s esophagus and adenocarcinoma following ablat...
Conclusion: Ablative therapies are minimally invasive and effective methods for treating small renal tumors. RENAL nephrometry scoring is a valuable system for standardizing renal tumors and evaluating the success of ablative therapies, possible complications, and oncological results. PMID: 31062941 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Journal of Endourology,Volume 33, Issue 5, Page 416-416, May 2019.
Publication date: Available online 6 May 2019Source: Journal of Evidence Based Dental PracticeAuthor(s): Durr-e-SadafSummarySubjectsThis preliminary prospective randomized controlled trial was conducted in the Department of Endodontics, Ataturk University between June 15, 2016 and September 30, 2016. The sample size of 100 patients for 4 arms of the study design was determined with the help of pilot study. Included were patients in a good state of health over age 18 years who had maxillary and mandibular molars diagnosed with symptomatic apical periodontitis that presented with severe pain (greater than 60 using a visual a...