Ultrasound-guided Local Infiltration Analgesia for hip surgery: myth or reality?

Ultrasound-guided Local Infiltration Analgesia for hip surgery: myth or reality? Minerva Anestesiol. 2019 May 21;: Authors: Del Buono R, Pascarella G, Costa F, Barbara E Abstract PMID: 31124626 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minerva Anestesiologica - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Minerva Anestesiol Source Type: research

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This study assessed the effectiveness and safety of percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy and catheter-directed thrombolysis combined with stent placement in the management of iliac vein compression syndrome with acute iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis (DVT).MethodsFrom December 2014 to April 2016, there were 46 patients with DVT who underwent percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy and catheter-directed thrombolysis and stenting for acute proximal DVT with computed tomography-verified iliofemoral stenosis. The Venous Registry Index was used for evaluating the degree of patency after pharmacomechanical thrombolysis; the preva...
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
This study aimed to evaluate superb microvascular imaging (SMI) as an adjunctive imaging method to evaluate mesenteric lymph nodes in children with mesenteric lymphadenitis compared with healthy children. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective study compared children with mesenteric lymphadenitis (n=27) and healthy children (n=30). Lymph node size was determined using grayscale ultrasonography and parameters of lymph node vascularity were compared using color Doppler flow imaging (CDFI) and SMI. The diagnostic performance of ultrasound (US), US combined with SMI, and US combined with CDFI were compared. RESULTS Lymph nodes f...
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 July 2019Source: Best Practice &Research Clinical AnaesthesiologyAuthor(s): Henry Liu, Morgan Brown, Lu Sun, Shukan P. Patel, Jinlei Li, Elyse M. Cornett, Richard D. Urman, Charles J. Fox, Alan David KayeAbstractRegional anesthesia is responsible for approximately one-fifth of professional liability claims. The present investigation evaluated common and rare complications related to regional and neuraxial anesthesia, including postdural puncture headache, backache, transient neurological symptoms, inadvertent intrathecal injection, epidural hematoma and abscess, meningitis, arachno...
Source: Best Practice and Research Clinical Anaesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Conclusion: We studied 81 type 2 diabetic patients, with established cardiovascular disease, consecutively admitted to our outpatient clinic in the Division of Diabetes of La Paz Hospital. We collected clinic and demographic data, ABI and TBI were measured and at the same time a carotid Doppler ultrasound was performed. Multiple linear regression analysis was used to investigate the association of ABI and TBI with carotid disease. We found a negative correlation between TBI and internal carotid artery peak systolic velocity (ICA PSV) (r = -0,300, p= 0,007), common carotid artery resistance index (CCA RI) (r = -0,232, p= 0,...
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 July 2019Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Vincenzo Levi, Roberto Eleopra, Angelo Franzini, Luigi RomitoAbstractWith the development of MRI-guided focused ultrasound (FUS), there is an ongoing renewal of interest for ablative procedures as a surgical option for tremor disorders. One of the main criticisms regarding FUS thalamotomy is the potential recurrence of tremor symptoms during follow-up. In case of tremor reappearance, repeating the ultrasound ablation may represent a reasonable option. However, tremor is often perceived as a highly disabling condition and patie...
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Conclusions: Transient but potentially serious adverse events were reported in 3% of patients. A significant volumetric reduction was achieved with both techniques, regardless of nodule's characteristics, at 18 months. PMID: 31317800 [PubMed - in process]
Source: International Journal of Hyperthermia - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Int J Hyperthermia Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 July 2019Source: Journal of Food Composition and AnalysisAuthor(s): Nail Altunay, Adil Elik, Ramazan GürkanAbstractIn the study, a novel, green and safe microextraction procedure was developed for the determination and extraction of patulin, α, β-unsaturated lactone (4-hydroxy-4H-furo[3,2-c] pyran-2-(6H)-one), in fruit juice samples by using ultrasound-assisted emulsification liquid phase microextraction based on alcohol-based deep eutectic solvent coupled to micro-volume ultraviolet-visible spectrophotometry. The method is based on formation of chelate complex or nucle...
Source: Journal of Food Composition and Analysis - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
This study identified the processing conditions of these three nonthermal technologies for the pasteurization of strawberry juice based on equivalent inactivation of acid-adapted E. coli. From an industrial point of view, the established processing conditions are useful references for the development of novel berry juices. In addition to microbiological safety, this study on equivalent processing allows direct efficacy and quality comparisons of a given juice pasteurized by the three nonthermal technologies under consideration.
Source: Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
AbstractLung ultrasound (LUS) correlates with chest high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) findings in the diagnosis of interstitial lung disease (ILD) in systemic sclerosis (SSc). The aim of this study is to evaluate the predictive value of LUS in the progression of ILD. At baseline, forty-one SSc patients underwent HRCT, LUS for detection of B-lines, and pulmonary function test (PFTs). PFTs were performed also after 12  months to evaluate pulmonary function deterioration. In multiple regression analysis, positive correlation exists between the number of B-lines and HRCT score (r = 0.51,p 
Source: Clinical Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
Conclusion: The effects of a stimulator using LIPUS with TENS on pain relief and functional improvement were not superior to the only TENS therapy. Cartilage regeneration, which was expected as an additional benefit of LIPUS, was also not significantly evident. Therefore, further investigation is warranted to determine whether the combination therapy is beneficial. This trial is registered with KCT0003883. PMID: 31316682 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Pain Research and Management - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Pain Res Manag Source Type: research
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