conservative treatment


Summary: Therapeutic approaches that are limited, gradual, or well-established as opposed to radical methods.

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  1. Nosulya E, Kim I. [The use of modern topical medications for the stepwise treatment of allergic rhinitis: the effectiveness and prospects for the further extension of their application]. Vestn Otorinolaringol. 2017;82:65-69 pubmed publisher
  2. Dayananda K, Kong V, Bruce J, Oosthuizen G, Laing G, Clarke D. Selective non-operative management of abdominal stab wounds is a safe and cost effective strategy: A South African experience. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017;99:490-496 pubmed publisher
    ..It minimises the risks associated with unnecessary surgical interventions. SNOM will continue to be clinically driven and promulgated in our environment...
  3. Mener D, Stewart F, Tunkel D. Tracheal tear from blunt neck trauma in children: Diagnosis and management. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017;96:100-102 pubmed publisher
    ..The presumed mechanism may be expansion of the U-shaped cartilage with tear of the membranous trachea. The size, location, and severity of symptoms dictate the decision about primary repair versus conservative management. ..
  4. Laganà A, Vitale S, De Dominici R, Padula F, Rapisarda A, Biondi A, et al. Fertility outcome after laparoscopic salpingostomy or salpingectomy for tubal ectopic pregnancy A 12-years retrospective cohort study. Ann Ital Chir. 2016;87:461-465 pubmed that the reproductive outcomes after laparoscopic salpingectomy are similar to those observed after conservative treatment. In the surgical treatment of EP, the clinician should choose the best treatment in accordance with the ..
  5. Hoffman R, Lo M, Clark J, Albertsen P, Barry M, Goodman M, et al. Treatment Decision Regret Among Long-Term Survivors of Localized Prostate Cancer: Results From the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study. J Clin Oncol. 2017;35:2306-2314 pubmed publisher
    ..cancer; however, our results suggest that better informing men about treatment options, in particular, conservative treatment, might help mitigate long-term regret...
  6. Vladimirova T, Barishevskaya L, Lyamin A, Kondratenko O, Velikanov A. [Applicability of antibacterial agents in chronic tonsillitis treatment]. Vestn Otorinolaringol. 2017;82:55-59 pubmed publisher
    ..of the study give evidence of the important advantages of furasol therapy over other modalities for the conservative treatment of chronic tonsillitis...
  7. Kahn D, Fisher P, Hertzler D. Variation in management of in-hospital newborn falls: a single-center experience. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017;20:176-182 pubmed publisher
    ..Neonatal intensive care unit admission, head CT, and neurosurgical evaluation are reserved for the rare baby with abnormal physical examination or neurological findings. ..
  8. Rosario Chieppa D, Scardigno A, Deluca G, Capodivento S, Quinto N, Cicala M. [Conservative treatment of a pseudoaneurysm of the mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa: 9 years of follow-up]. G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2017;18:525-528 pubmed publisher
    ..A conservative treatment based on a medical follow-up can represent an alternative in patients refusing surgery, in high-risk ..
  9. Liu W, Chen W, He X, Qu Q, Hong T, Li B. Successful treatment using corticosteroid combined antibiotic for acute acalculous cholecystitis patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7478 pubmed publisher
    ..They accepted 2 different conservative treatment strategies initially: the treatment using moxifloxacin (the antibiotic group), and the treatment using ..

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  1. Chen H, Ji L, Li L, Wang G, Bai X, Cheng C, et al. Early prediction of infected pancreatic necrosis secondary to necrotizing pancreatitis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7487 pubmed publisher
    ..8% and specificity of 77.3%.The maximum levels of PCT, CRP, HCT, and BUN within 48?hours of admission are independent factors of IPN and their combination might accurately predict the occurrence of IPN secondary to NP. ..
  2. Huh H, Lee H, Lee J, Kim D, Oh S, Oh Y, et al. Factors affecting the long-term outcomes of idiopathic membranous nephropathy. BMC Nephrol. 2017;18:104 pubmed publisher
    ..001). The occurrence of relapse or persistence of proteinuria had negative effects on renal survival in iMN patients with NS, and low serum albumin levels at baseline were associated with non-achievement of sCR and progression to NS. ..
  3. Semberova J, Sirc J, Miletin J, Kucera J, Berka I, Sebkova S, et al. Spontaneous Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Infants ?1500 g. Pediatrics. 2017;140: pubmed publisher
    ..The likelihood of PDA spontaneous closure in VLBW infants is extremely high. We provide in our findings a platform for future placebo-controlled trials focused on the smallest and youngest infants. ..
  4. de Carvalho T, Heijnsdijk E, de Koning H. When should active surveillance for prostate cancer stop if no progression is detected?. Prostate. 2017;77:962-969 pubmed publisher
    ..Clinicians should take this into account when selecting men to AS, deciding on biopsy frequency and when to stop AS surveillance rounds and transition to CM. ..
  5. Dycus D, Levine D, Marcellin Little D. Physical Rehabilitation for the Management of Canine Hip Dysplasia. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2017;47:823-850 pubmed publisher
    ..Once the patient has healed, rehabilitation is directed at improving ROM and promoting muscle mass. ..
  6. Alamri Y, Moon D, Yen D, Wakeman C, Eglinton T, Frizelle F. Ten-year experience of splenic trauma in New Zealand: the rise of non-operative management. N Z Med J. 2017;130:11-18 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the demographics, mechanisms of injury, management and outcomes in patients who suffered splenic trauma in Christchurch, New Zealand...
  7. Lou Z, Lou Z. A comparative study to evaluate the efficacy of EGF, FGF-2, and 0.3% (w/v) ofloxacin drops on eardrum regeneration. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7654 pubmed publisher
    ..3% (w/v) ofloxacin drops accelerated the closure of large TMPs compared with conservative treatment. Surprisingly, neither the closure rate nor closure time differed significantly among the 3 treated groups...
  8. de Burlet K, Lam A, Larsen P, Dennett E. Acute abdominal pain-changes in the way we assess it over a decade. N Z Med J. 2017;130:39-44 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of these changes on patient management...
  9. Tainio K, Athanasiou A, Tikkinen K, Aaltonen R, Cárdenas J, Hernándes -, et al. Clinical course of untreated cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2 under active surveillance: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. 2018;360:k499 pubmed publisher
    ..Active surveillance, rather than immediate intervention, is therefore justified, especially among young women who are likely to adhere to monitoring. PROSPERO 2014: CRD42014014406. ..
  10. Neville R, Kayssi A, Buescher T, Stempel M. The diabetic foot. Curr Probl Surg. 2016;53:408-37 pubmed publisher
  11. Wu H, Zhong M, Zhou D, Shi C, Jiao H, Wu W, et al. [Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of perioperative complications of bariatric and metabolic surgery]. Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2017;20:393-397 pubmed
    ..The treatment of postoperative anastomotic fistula should vary with each individual, and conservative treatment or operative treatment should be adopted...
  12. Whitelaw A, Lee Kelland R. Repeated lumbar or ventricular punctures in newborns with intraventricular haemorrhage. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017;4:CD000216 pubmed publisher
  13. Tolkien Z, Potter S, Burr N, Gardiner M, Blazeby J, Jain A, et al. Conservative management of mallet injuries: A national survey of current practice in the UK. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2017;70:901-907 pubmed publisher
    ..An online survey was developed to determine the current practice for the conservative treatment of mallet injury among specialist hand clinicians in the UK, including physiotherapists, occupational ..
  14. Freeman P, Jeffery N. Re-opening the window on fenestration as a treatment for acute thoracolumbar intervertebral disc herniation in dogs. J Small Anim Pract. 2017;58:199-204 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article we re-examine and discuss earlier published data on recovery associated with the various therapies, focusing on evidence suggesting that decompressive surgery and fenestration may be equally efficacious. ..
  15. Gavrilov S, Lebedev I, Son D, Turishcheva O. [Von Korff questionnaire in assessment of social disadaptation and therapeutic results in women with pelvic varicose veins]. Angiol Sosud Khir. 2017;23:97-102 pubmed
  16. Bharati S, Sharma M, Chattopadhay A, Das D. Transient cortical blindness following intracardiac repair of congenital heart disease in an 11-year-old boy. Ann Card Anaesth. 2017;20:256-258 pubmed publisher
    ..Only a few of those articles reported partial or complete reversal of CB. We report an incidence of transient CB in an 11-year-old child who was operated for double chambered right ventricle with ventricular septal defect. ..
  17. Eberbach H, Hohloch L, Feucht M, Konstantinidis L, Sudkamp N, Zwingmann J. Operative versus conservative treatment of apophyseal avulsion fractures of the pelvis in the adolescents: a systematical review with meta-analysis of clinical outcome and return to sports. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017;18:162 pubmed publisher
    ..2%). Mean follow-up was 12.4?±?11.7 months and most of the patients underwent a conservative treatment (89.6%)...
  18. Dudley L, Kettle C, Thomas P, Ismail K. Perineal resuturing versus expectant management following vaginal delivery complicated by a dehisced wound (PREVIEW): a pilot and feasibility randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e012766 pubmed publisher
    ..To establish the feasibility of conducting a definitive randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing the effectiveness of resuturing versus expectant management for dehisced perineal wounds...
  19. Wang H, Liu W, Chen Y. Transient sick sinus syndrome with complete atrioventricular block associated with ergonovine intake: A case report. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e8559 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Conservative treatment with discontinuation of ergonovine and bed rest...
  20. Yang K, Yu C, Lee J, Kim C, Yoon Y, Park I, et al. The long-term outcomes of recurrent adhesive small bowel obstruction after colorectal cancer surgery favor surgical management. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e8316 pubmed publisher
    ..Operative management should be considered for recurrent SBO. ..
  21. Lourenção P, Ortolan E, Rosa L, Angelini M, Terra S, Rodrigues M. Long-term follow-up of patients with intestinal neuronal dysplasia type B: Protocol for an observational, ambispective, and comparative study. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7485 pubmed publisher
    ..that they previously received: 29 patients in the surgical treatment group and 34 patients in the conservative treatment group...
  22. Yang W, Xu R, Porras J, Takemoto C, KHALID S, Garzon Muvdi T, et al. Effectiveness of surgical revascularization for stroke prevention in pediatric patients with sickle cell disease and moyamoya syndrome. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017;20:232-238 pubmed publisher
    ..6 ± 3.9 years. During an average follow-up period of 11.6 years, 4 patients in the conservative treatment group experienced strokes in 5 hemispheres, whereas no patient undergoing the revascularization procedure ..
  23. Ke L, Yang Y, Yuan J. Bilateral carotid-cavernous fistula with spontaneous resolution: A case report and literature review. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e6869 pubmed publisher
    ..After diagnosis, the patient chose conservative treatment for some reasons...
  24. Furlan A, Tublin M, Rees M, Nicholas D, Sperry J, Alarcon L. Delayed splenic vascular injury after nonoperative management of blunt splenic trauma. J Surg Res. 2017;211:87-94 pubmed publisher
    ..DSVI on follow-up CT scan imaging of patients managed nonoperatively after splenic injury is common and associated with splenic injury score assessed on admission CT scan. ..
  25. Ngui L, Wong L, Shashi G, Abu Bakar M. Facial carbuncle - a new method of conservative surgical management plus irrigation with antibiotic-containing solution. J Laryngol Otol. 2017;131:830-833 pubmed publisher
    ..Conservative surgical management can be performed under regional anaesthesia, which may reduce morbidity and mortality; patients with facial carbuncles often have higher risks with general anaesthesia. ..
  26. Harper T. Conservative Management of Hip Dysplasia. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2017;47:807-821 pubmed publisher
    ..Conservative management can be used in dogs with mild or intermittent clinical signs and includes nutritional management and weight control, exercise modification, physical rehabilitation, pain management and disease-modifying agents. ..
  27. Schultz J, Leupold S, Grahlert X, Pfeiffer R, Schwanebeck U, Schröttner P, et al. Study protocol for a randomized controlled pilot-trial on the semiocclusive treatment of fingertip amputation injuries using a novel finger cap. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e8224 pubmed publisher
    ..A total of 22 patients older than 2 years will be randomly assigned to start the conservative treatment with either the traditional film-dressing or the novel finger cap...
  28. Maddali M, Kandachar P, Al Hanshi S, Al Ghafri M, Valliattu J. Mechanical cause for acute left lung atelectasis after neonatal aortic arch repair with arterial switch operation: Conservative management. Ann Card Anaesth. 2017;20:252-255 pubmed publisher
    ..Fiber-optic bronchoscopy revealed vascular compression as the real culprit. The child was successfully managed conservatively. ..
  29. Feehan J, Macfarlane C, Vaughan B. Conservative management of a traumatic meniscal injury utilising osteopathy and exercise rehabilitation: A case report. Complement Ther Med. 2017;33:27-31 pubmed publisher
    ..This case report suggests that osteopathic manipulative treatment and rehabilitation may be an alternative, non-surgical approach in the management of post-traumatic meniscal injuries. ..
  30. Uçar M, Sanlikan F, Ilhan T, Gocmen A, Celik C. Management of intra-abdominally translocated contraceptive devices, is surgery the only way to treat this problem?. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2017;37:480-486 pubmed publisher
  31. Lo Y, Huang Y. [Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis]. Hu Li Za Zhi. 2017;64:117-123 pubmed publisher
    ..Bracing is the most widely adopted method of conservative treatment. However, the main goal of bracing is to inhibit the progression of the spinal curvature rather than to ..
  32. Oka H, Matsudaira K, Takano Y, Kasuya D, Niiya M, Tonosu J, et al. A comparative study of three conservative treatments in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: lumbar spinal stenosis with acupuncture and physical therapy study (LAP study). BMC Complement Altern Med. 2018;18:19 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study provides new important information that will aid decision making in LSS treatment. This study was registered with the UMIN Clinical Trials Registry ( UMIN000006957 ). ..
  33. Chargari C, Haie Meder C, Guérin F, Minard Colin V, de Lambert G, Mazeron R, et al. Brachytherapy Combined With Surgery for Conservative Treatment of Children With Bladder Neck and/or Prostate Rhabdomyosarcoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017;98:352-359 pubmed publisher
    ..Longer follow-up is required to ensure that the functional results are maintained over time. ..
  34. Sferopoulos N, Kotakidou R, Petropoulos A. Myositis ossificans in children: a review. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2017;27:491-502 pubmed publisher
    ..The clinical features, imaging and histological findings as well as treatment modalities and complications of myositis ossificans in our patients are presented and discussed. ..
  35. Lu X, Tian Y, Wang S, Zhai J, Zhuang Q, Cai S, et al. Relationship between the small cervical vertebral body and the morbidity of cervical spondylosis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7557 pubmed publisher
    ..05). There was no significant difference in neck pain between the 2 groups (P?>?.05). Conservative treatment achieved similar recovery rates in the SCVB group and the NSCVB group (81.8% vs 93.6%; P?>?.05)...
  36. Ptak M, Brodowska A, Ciećwież S, Rotter I. Quality of Life in Women with Stage 1 Stress Urinary Incontinence after Application of Conservative Treatment-A Randomized Trial. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
    ..However, more beneficial effects of the training were observed in the group subjected to PFM exercises with TrA tension. ..
  37. Li Q, Dai B, Xu J, Yao Y, Song K, Zhang H, et al. Can patients with femoral neck fracture benefit from preoperative thromboprophylaxis?: A prospective randomized controlled trial. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7604 pubmed publisher
    ..The effectiveness of preoperative thromboprophylaxis remains obscure in patients with femoral neck fracture. The purpose of the current study was to investigate whether these patients benefit from preoperative thromboprophylaxis...
  38. Zhao S, Xu C, Zhu A, Ye L, Lv L, Chen L, et al. Comparison of the efficacy and safety of 3 treatments for patients with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: A network meta-analysis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7328 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of vertebroplasty (VP), kyphoplasty (KP), and conservative treatment (CT) for the treatment of OVCFs. We performed a network meta-analysis...
  39. Mozharovskiy V, Tsyganov A, Mozharovskiy K, Tarasov A. [Evaluating an effectiveness of surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease combined with hiatal hernia]. Khirurgiia (Mosk). 2017;:28-32 pubmed publisher
  40. Calandruccio J, Steiner M. Autologous Blood and Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections for Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis. Orthop Clin North Am. 2017;48:351-357 pubmed publisher
    ..More research is needed to determine how to best use orthobiologics in the treatment of lateral epicondylitis. ..
  41. Chen W, Liu X, Pu F, Yang Y, Wang L, Liu H, et al. Conservative treatment for equinus deformity in children with cerebral palsy using an adjustable splint-assisted ankle-foot orthosis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e8186 pubmed publisher
    ..assisting ankle-foot orthoses (AFO), was developed to provide adjustable sustained stretching to improve conservative treatment for equinus deformities in children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  42. Cheng Y, Xiong X, Lu J, Wu S, Zhou R, Cheng N. Early versus delayed appendicectomy for appendiceal phlegmon or abscess. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017;6:CD011670 pubmed publisher appendiceal mass resolved within the same admission) (n = 20), or to delayed appendicectomy (initial conservative treatment followed by interval appendicectomy six weeks later) (n = 20). The trial was at high risk of bias...
  43. Brink Laursen J, Schroll J, Macklon K, Rudnicki M. Surgery versus conservative management of endometriomas in subfertile women. A systematic review. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2017;96:727-735 pubmed publisher
    ..Further high quality studies are needed, but due to a lack of convincing evidence favoring surgery, we recommend considering conservative treatment if the only indication is subfertility.
  44. Neimark A, Samchuk Y, Gatkin M, Momot A. [Cryopresipitate in comprehensive conservative therapy of patients with acute purulent pyelonephritis]. Urologiia. 2017;:54-59 pubmed
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of cryoprecipitate in the comprehensive conservative therapy of patients with acute purulent pyelonephritis...