suture techniques

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Top Publications

  1. ncbi Intraocular lens implantation in the absence of capsular support: a report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Michael D Wagoner
    Ophthalmology 110:840-59. 2003
  2. pmc Sutures versus staples for skin closure in orthopaedic surgery: meta-analysis
    Toby O Smith
    Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich NR2 7UY
    BMJ 340:c1199. 2010
  3. ncbi Single-row versus double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: a prospective randomized clinical study
    Andrea Grasso
    Villa Valeria Clinic, Rome, Italy
    Arthroscopy 25:4-12. 2009
  4. ncbi Unidirectional barbed suture versus continuous suture with intracorporeal knots in laparoscopic myomectomy: a randomized study
    Franco Alessandri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 17:725-9. 2010
  5. ncbi Prospective randomized clinical trial of single- versus double-row suture anchor repair in 2- to 4-cm rotator cuff tears: clinical and magnetic resonance imaging results
    Kyoung Hwan Koh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Arthroscopy 27:453-62. 2011
  6. ncbi Novel method of stump closure for distal pancreatectomy with a 75% reduction in pancreatic fistula rate
    Joseph A Blansfield
    Geisinger Medical Center, Section of Surgical Oncology, 100 N Academy Avenue, MC 21 69, Danville, PA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:524-8. 2012
  7. ncbi Validation of a new technique to determine midbundle femoral tunnel position in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using 3-dimensional computed tomography analysis
    Jonathan H Bird
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry, England
    Arthroscopy 27:1259-67. 2011
  8. ncbi Prospective, randomized, double-blind trial of curriculum-based training for intracorporeal suturing and knot tying
    Kent R Van Sickle
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:560-8. 2008
  9. ncbi Barbed suture for renorrhaphy during robot-assisted partial nephrectomy
    Jesse Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Endourol 25:529-33. 2011
  10. ncbi Transosseous fixation of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis: comparison of an interosseous suture and endobutton to traditional screw fixation in 50 cases
    James M Cottom
    Sarasota Orthopedic Associates, 2750 Bahia Vista, Sarasota, FL 34239, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 48:620-30. 2009

Research Grants

  1. A Novel Mechanism for Intra-articular Nonunion
    Martha M Murray; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. PATHOGENESIS OF RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY
    Jonathan Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. OUTCOME MEASURES FOR CLINICAL TRIALS IN STRABISMUS
    Jonathan Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2008
  4. Expandable Shape-Memory Polymers for Suture Anchors
    CHRISTOPHER YAKACKI; Fiscal Year: 2008
  5. Methodology of Phase I and II trials of anticancer CAM
    Andrew Vickers; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. OCULAR HYPERTENSION TREATMENT STUDY (OHTS)
    Allen Beck; Fiscal Year: 2008
  7. Enhanced Primary Repair of Ligament Injuries
    Martha Murray; Fiscal Year: 2008
  8. ANDROGEN RECEPTOR REGULATION OF PROSTATE CANCER GROWTH
    Samir Taneja; Fiscal Year: 2002
  9. Neurodevelopment Among Infants with Deformational Plagiocephaly
    Matthew Speltz; Fiscal Year: 2009
  10. Osteoarthritis following ACL reconstruction
    Braden Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications309 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Intraocular lens implantation in the absence of capsular support: a report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Michael D Wagoner
    Ophthalmology 110:840-59. 2003
    ..It also attempted to determine whether there is a preferred IOL or fixation site of choice in eyes with inadequate capsular support...
  2. pmc Sutures versus staples for skin closure in orthopaedic surgery: meta-analysis
    Toby O Smith
    Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich NR2 7UY
    BMJ 340:c1199. 2010
    ..To compare the clinical outcomes of staples versus sutures in wound closure after orthopaedic surgery...
  3. ncbi Single-row versus double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: a prospective randomized clinical study
    Andrea Grasso
    Villa Valeria Clinic, Rome, Italy
    Arthroscopy 25:4-12. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair with single-row and double-row techniques...
  4. ncbi Unidirectional barbed suture versus continuous suture with intracorporeal knots in laparoscopic myomectomy: a randomized study
    Franco Alessandri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 17:725-9. 2010
    ..To estimate the effectiveness of unidirectional knotless barbed suture and continuous suture with intracorporeal knots in the repair of uterine wall defects during laparoscopic myomectomy...
  5. ncbi Prospective randomized clinical trial of single- versus double-row suture anchor repair in 2- to 4-cm rotator cuff tears: clinical and magnetic resonance imaging results
    Kyoung Hwan Koh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Arthroscopy 27:453-62. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes and the retear rates of arthroscopic single-row (SR) and double-row (DR) suture anchor repair in 2- to 4-cm rotator cuff tears...
  6. ncbi Novel method of stump closure for distal pancreatectomy with a 75% reduction in pancreatic fistula rate
    Joseph A Blansfield
    Geisinger Medical Center, Section of Surgical Oncology, 100 N Academy Avenue, MC 21 69, Danville, PA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:524-8. 2012
    ..Fistulas lead to substantial morbidity. The study objective was to compare radiofrequency dissector closure with traditional stump closure for distal pancreatectomy...
  7. ncbi Validation of a new technique to determine midbundle femoral tunnel position in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using 3-dimensional computed tomography analysis
    Jonathan H Bird
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry, England
    Arthroscopy 27:1259-67. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate and report on a new intraoperative measuring technique to place the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) femoral tunnel in the center of the native ACL femoral insertion site...
  8. ncbi Prospective, randomized, double-blind trial of curriculum-based training for intracorporeal suturing and knot tying
    Kent R Van Sickle
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:560-8. 2008
    ..The use of simulation within a defined skills-training curriculum is attractive for instructor, trainee, and patient. This study examined the impact of a curriculum-based approach to laparoscopic suturing and knot tying...
  9. ncbi Barbed suture for renorrhaphy during robot-assisted partial nephrectomy
    Jesse Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Endourol 25:529-33. 2011
    ..We present the first clinical study of barbed suture for renorrhaphy during RAPN in human patients and compare perioperative outcomes to RAPN with polyglactin suture...
  10. ncbi Transosseous fixation of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis: comparison of an interosseous suture and endobutton to traditional screw fixation in 50 cases
    James M Cottom
    Sarasota Orthopedic Associates, 2750 Bahia Vista, Sarasota, FL 34239, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 48:620-30. 2009
    ..The results of this study indicate that the interosseous suture with endobuttons is a reasonable option for repair of ankle syndesmotic injuries, and may be as effective as traditional internal screw fixation...
  11. ncbi A prospective randomized clinical trial comparing arthroscopic single- and double-row rotator cuff repair: magnetic resonance imaging and early clinical evaluation
    Robert T Burks
    University of Utah Orthopaedic Center, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Am J Sports Med 37:674-82. 2009
    ..Double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repair has become more popular, and some studies have shown better footprint coverage and improved biomechanics of the repair...
  12. ncbi Corneal topographic changes after transconjunctival (25-gauge) sutureless vitrectomy
    Ates Yanyali
    Department of Ophthalmology, Haydarpasa Numune Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:939-41. 2005
    ..To evaluate the topographic changes in the cornea after pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with 25-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy (TSV) system...
  13. ncbi Top hat wound configuration for penetrating keratoplasty using the femtosecond laser: a laboratory model
    Teresa S Ignacio
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Cornea 25:336-40. 2006
    ..To evaluate the mechanical stability and induced astigmatism of a modified multiplanar "top hat" wound configuration for full-thickness penetrating keratoplasty (PK) using the femtosecond laser as compared with PK in a laboratory model...
  14. ncbi Mechanical strength of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair techniques: an in vitro study
    Alberto G Schneeberger
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:2152-60. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to analyze the mechanical properties following arthroscopic techniques for rotator cuff repair and to evaluate possible alternative techniques...
  15. ncbi Interrupted or continuous slowly absorbable sutures for closure of primary elective midline abdominal incisions: a multicenter randomized trial (INSECT: ISRCTN24023541)
    Christoph M Seiler
    Study Center of the German Surgical Society, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Surg 249:576-82. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to compare: (1) interrupted technique with rapidly absorbable sutures and (2) continuous techniques with different slowly absorbable sutures, focusing on the incidence of incisional hernias within 1 year...
  16. ncbi A new technique for pancreaticogastrostomy for the soft pancreas: the transfixing suture method
    Hiroyuki Shinchi
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Digestive Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890 8520, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 13:212-7. 2006
    ..Accordingly, we devised a pancreas-transfixing suture method for pancreaticogastrostomies in patients with a soft, nonfibrotic pancreatic remnant...
  17. ncbi Securing the appendiceal stump in laparoscopic appendectomy: evidence for routine stapling?
    G Kazemier
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015, GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 20:1473-6. 2006
    ..This metaanalysis aimed to compare endoscopic linear stapling and loop ligatures used to secure the base of the appendix...
  18. ncbi Experience with vacuum-pack temporary abdominal wound closure in 258 trauma and general and vascular surgical patients
    Donald E Barker
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:784-92; discussion 792-3. 2007
    ..We have previously reported our experience with a vacuum-pack in trauma patients and have expanded its use to general and vascular surgery patients...
  19. pmc Defunctioning stoma reduces symptomatic anastomotic leakage after low anterior resection of the rectum for cancer: a randomized multicenter trial
    Peter Matthiessen
    Department of Surgery, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Ann Surg 246:207-14. 2007
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  20. ncbi Influence of modified posterior reconstruction of the rhabdosphincter on early recovery of continence and anastomotic leakage rates after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy
    Rafael F Coelho
    Global Robotics Institute, Florida Hospital Celebration Health, Celebration, FL, USA
    Eur Urol 59:72-80. 2011
    ..This technique has also been applied during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP); however, contradictory results have been reported...
  21. ncbi Clinical outcome and imaging of arthroscopic single-row and double-row rotator cuff repair: a prospective randomized trial
    Hsiao Li Ma
    National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 28:16-24. 2012
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  22. ncbi Decreased incidence of vaginal cuff dehiscence after laparoscopic closure with bidirectional barbed suture
    Matthew T Siedhoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7570, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 18:218-23. 2011
    ..To estimate whether a new surgical technique is associated with lower incidence of postoperative breakdown of the vaginal cuff after laparoscopic hysterectomy or trachelectomy, compared with previous methods of closure...
  23. ncbi Comparison of fibrin glue versus suture for conjunctival autografting in pterygium surgery: a meta-analysis
    Hong wei Pan
    Department of Ophthalmology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
    Ophthalmology 118:1049-54. 2011
    ..To evaluate the safety and clinical efficacy of fibrin glue in pterygium surgery with conjunctival autografting...
  24. ncbi A multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing single-row with double-row fixation in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
    Peter L C Lapner
    Division of Orthopaedics, The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, W1648, Box 502, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6, Canada Lapner
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1249-57. 2012
    ..The purpose of this multicenter, randomized, double-blind controlled study was to compare the functional outcomes and healing rates after use of single-row and double-row suture techniques for repair of the rotator cuff.
  25. ncbi A prospective therapeutic comparison of simple suture repairs to massive cuff stitch repairs for treatment of small- and medium-sized rotator cuff tears
    Sang Hun Ko
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, South Korea
    Arthroscopy 25:583-9, 589.e1-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the massive cuff stitch (MCS) with the simple stitch in terms of integrity at 2 years after surgery when used to repair small-sized to medium-sized full-thickness rotator cuff tears...
  26. ncbi Comparative analysis of single-row versus double-row repair of rotator cuff tears
    William T Pennington
    The Orthopedic Institute of Wisconsin, Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, 3111 W Rawson Ave, Franklin, WI 53132, U S A
    Arthroscopy 26:1419-26. 2010
    ..Our goal in this analysis was to compare clinical outcomes and radiographic healing rates of double-row (DR) transosseous-equivalent versus single-row (SR) Mason-Allen configuration (MAC) arthroscopic repair techniques...
  27. ncbi Clinical and radiographic outcomes after arthroscopic repair of massive rotator cuff tears using a suture bridge technique: assessment of repair integrity on magnetic resonance imaging
    Jung Ryul Kim
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Sung Nam, South Korea
    Am J Sports Med 40:786-93. 2012
    ..High retear rates of arthroscopic massive rotator cuff repair have been reported with relatively satisfactory functional outcomes...
  28. ncbi Functional and structural outcome after arthroscopic full-thickness rotator cuff repair: single-row versus dual-row fixation
    Hiroyuki Sugaya
    Shoulder and Elbow Service, Funabashi Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center, Funabashi, Chiba, Japan
    Arthroscopy 21:1307-16. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the functional as well as the structural outcomes of single-row and dual-row fixation after arthroscopic full-thickness rotator cuff repair...
  29. pmc A simple, effective technique for port-site closure after laparoscopy
    Florin Botea
    Liver Surgery Unit, 3rd Department of General Surgery, University of Milan, Faculty of Medicine, Humanitas Clinical Institute, Milan, Italy
    JSLS 15:77-80. 2011
    ..Fascial closure of port sites represents a challenging issue in laparoscopic surgery. The aim of this article is to introduce a procedure that allows the safe suturing of the abdominal fascia in these wounds...
  30. pmc Suturing training in Augmented Reality: gaining proficiency in suturing skills faster
    S M B I Botden
    Department of Surgery, Catharina Hospital, Michelangelolaan 2, 5623 EJ, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 23:2131-7. 2009
    ..This study researched the performance curve of the adapted suturing module on the ProMIS Augmented Reality simulator...
  31. ncbi A randomized study comparing skin closure in cesarean sections: staples vs subcuticular sutures
    Julie Anne Rousseau
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:265.e1-4. 2009
    ..We sought to compare postoperative pain according to the skin closure method (subcuticular sutures vs staples) after an elective term cesarean section...
  32. ncbi Athermal division and selective suture ligation of the dorsal vein complex during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: description of technique and outcomes
    Yin Lei
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Urol 59:235-43. 2011
    ..Apical dissection and control of the dorsal vein complex (DVC) affects blood loss, apical positive margins, and urinary control during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP)...
  33. ncbi Elective midline laparotomy closure: the INLINE systematic review and meta-analysis
    Markus K Diener
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Study Centre of the German Surgical Society, and Institute of Medical Biometry and Informatics, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Surg 251:843-56. 2010
    ..To evaluate the optimal technique and material for abdominal fascia closure after midline laparotomy, first by means of a precisely defined study population and follow-up period and second by the surgically driven aspects...
  34. ncbi Shouldice technique versus other open techniques for inguinal hernia repair
    Bruno Amato
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale Edif 6, Universita Degli Studi Di Napoli, Napoli
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD001543. 2012
    ..Outcome measures, such as recurrence rates, complications and length of post operative stay, vary considerably among the various techniques...
  35. ncbi Does type of pancreaticojejunostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy decrease rate of pancreatic fistula? A randomized, prospective, dual-institution trial
    Adam C Berger
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:738-47; discussion 747-9. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that a duct to mucosa pancreaticojejunostomy would reduce the PF rate...
  36. ncbi Sutureless vitrectomy incision architecture in the immediate postoperative period evaluated in vivo using optical coherence tomography
    Ding Chen
    Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China
    Ophthalmology 117:2003-9. 2010
    ..To investigate the in vivo sutureless vitrectomy incision architecture using optical coherence tomography (OCT) in the immediate postoperative period...
  37. ncbi Suture-button versus screw fixation in a syndesmosis rupture model: a biomechanical comparison
    Sandeep P Soin
    Baltimore, MD, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 30:346-52. 2009
    ..This study examined how much fibular motion occurs during cyclic loading of ankles repaired with suture-buttons or screws relative to one with intact ligaments...
  38. ncbi Loop ileostomy closure: comparison of cost effectiveness between suture and stapler
    Karoline Horisberger
    Department of Visceral Surgery and Medicine, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, 3010, Bern, Switzerland
    World J Surg 34:2867-71. 2010
    ..Closure of loop ileostomy can be safely performed using sutures or staplers. The aim of the present study was to compare the cost effectiveness of three different techniques...
  39. ncbi Small bowel fistulas and the open abdomen
    H P Becker
    Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery, Central Military Hospital, Koblenz, Germany
    Scand J Surg 96:263-71. 2007
    ..For patients with an open abdomen, surgical expertise and a well-structured management plan offer the best chances to overcome this potentially devastating condition--with or without fistula...
  40. ncbi Closure of the abdominal midline fascia: meta-analysis delineates the optimal technique
    J Rucinski
    Department of Surgery, New York Methodist Hospital and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Brooklyn 11215, USA
    Am Surg 67:421-6. 2001
    ..A continuous mass (all-layer) closure with absorbable monofilament suture material is the optimal technique for fascial closure after laparotomy...
  41. ncbi Single incision transumbilical laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a first case report
    Chih Kun Huang
    Department of General Surgery, E Da Hospital I Shou University, 1, E Da Rd, Jian Shu Tsuen, Yan Chau Shiang, Kaohsiung, 824, Taiwan
    Obes Surg 19:1711-5. 2009
    ..When performed via the transumbilical route, it can make the abdominal wound scarless and cosmetically more acceptable...
  42. ncbi Prospective, controlled clinical trial of Ankaferd Blood Stopper in children undergoing tonsillectomy
    Aysenur Meric Teker
    Otorhinolaryngology Department, Vakif Gureba Training and Research Hospital, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:1742-5. 2009
    ..This is a prospective study evaluating the efficacy of Ankaferd Blood Stopper as a hemostatic agent compared to hemostasis by means of knot-tie after cold knife dissection tonsillectomy...
  43. ncbi Scleral and iris fixation of posterior chamber lenses in the absence of capsular support
    Adi Michaeli
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 16:57-60. 2005
    ..To review the methods described in the literature in the past year (from August 2003 to date)...
  44. ncbi Laparoscopic repair of incisional hernias
    William S Cobb
    Carolinas Laparoscopic and Advanced Surgery Program, Carolinas Medical Center, 1000 Blythe Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 85:91-103, ix. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi Prognosis factors in incisional hernia surgery: 25 years of experience
    C Langer
    Department of General Surgery, Georg August University Gottingen, Robert Koch Str 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Hernia 9:16-21. 2005
    ..The relevance of different factors, like operative technique, mesh material, and patient-related parameters concerning the outcome following mesh repair, are still under debate...
  46. ncbi Implantation of scleral-fixated posterior chamber intraocular lenses in adults
    Ole Kjeka
    Department of Ophthalmology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:537-42. 2008
    ..To report the results of transscleral fixation of posterior chamber intraocular lenses in adults...
  47. ncbi Biomechanical evaluation of arthroscopic rotator cuff stitches
    C Benjamin Ma
    The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1211-6. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the biomechanical properties of the massive cuff stitch and to compare it with other stitches commonly used for rotator cuff repair...
  48. ncbi Evaluation of a novel knotless self-anchoring suture material for urinary tract reconstruction
    Kyle J Weld
    Division of Urology and Department of Pathology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Urology 67:1133-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate a novel prototype self-anchoring suture (SAS) material that incorporates unidirectional "barbs" designed to grip and approximate tissue without the need for suture ligation for urinary tract reconstructive procedures...
  49. ncbi Sutureless revision of overhanging filtering blebs
    Sarah Anis
    Department of Ophthalmology, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, 310 E 14th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:1317-20. 2006
    ..Sutureless surgical revision of overhanging filtering blebs is a safe and effective technique to reduce bleb-related dysesthesia and improve cosmesis without compromising filtration function...
  50. ncbi Equivalent clinical results of arthroscopic single-row and double-row suture anchor repair for rotator cuff tears: a randomized controlled trial
    Francesco Franceschi
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Biomedico University, Via Longoni, 83 Rome, Italy
    Am J Sports Med 35:1254-60. 2007
    ..A double row of suture anchors increases the tendon-bone contact area, reconstituting a more anatomical configuration of the rotator cuff footprint...
  51. ncbi Early postoperative hypotony after 25-gauge sutureless vitrectomy with straight incisions
    Nur Acar
    Beyoglu Eye Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Retina 28:545-52. 2008
    ..To evaluate the rate, duration, and associated complications of postoperative hypotony after 25-gauge sutureless vitrectomy...
  52. ncbi The current evidence on stapled versus hand-sewn anastomoses in the digestive tract
    Dragan Korolija
    University Surgical Clinic, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 17:151-4. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, proper handling of staplers and experience remain crucial issues if one wants to gain benefits when using these devices...
  53. ncbi Comparison of manual and mechanical cervical esophagogastric anastomosis after esophageal resection for squamous cell carcinoma: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Hsao Hsun Hsu
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, No 7, Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 25:1097-101. 2004
    ..This study was to compare the postoperative and long-term results of manual and mechanical techniques for cervical esophagogastric anastomosis after resection for squamous cell carcinoma...
  54. pmc Single-layer continuous versus two-layer interrupted intestinal anastomosis: a prospective randomized trial
    J M Burch
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    Ann Surg 231:832-7. 2000
    ..To determine the suitability of a single-layer continuous technique for intestinal anastomosis in a surgical training program...
  55. ncbi Comparing wound complication rates following closure of hip wounds with metallic skin staples or subcuticular vicryl suture: a prospective randomised trial
    A A Shetty
    Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Kent and Sussex Hospital, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom
    J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 12:191-3. 2004
    ..To compare 2 methods of wound closure-metallic staples or 3-0 undyed vicryl-according to postoperative wound complication rates...
  56. ncbi Subluxation of transscleral sutured posterior chamber intraocular lens (TSIOL)
    Jeehee Kim
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 6485, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 136:382-4. 2003
    ..To evaluate factors related to late-onset transscleral sutured posterior chamber intraocular lens (TSIOL) subluxation...
  57. ncbi Transconjunctival sutureless 23-gauge vitrectomy
    Claus Eckardt
    Department of Ophthalmology, Staedtische Kliniken Frankfurt am Main Hoechst, Frankfurt, Germany
    Retina 25:208-11. 2005
  58. ncbi Clinically significant corneal astigmatism and pars plana vitrectomy
    M Madison Slusher
    Wake Forest University Eye Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1033, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers 33:5-8. 2002
    ..To report a rare and previously unappreciated potential wound-related complication of repeat pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) combined with anterior segment surgery...
  59. ncbi Part I: Footprint contact characteristics for a transosseous-equivalent rotator cuff repair technique compared with a double-row repair technique
    Maxwell C Park
    Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:461-8. 2007
    ..A transosseous-equivalent technique, using suture bridges, may help optimize the healing biology at a repaired rotator cuff insertion...
  60. ncbi A comparative study of tissue glue and vicryl suture for closing limbal-conjunctival autografts and histologic evaluation after pterygium excision
    Yasemin Ozdamar
    Ankara Ulucanlar Eye Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Cornea 27:552-8. 2008
    ..To compare clinical and histopathologic outcomes of tissue glue and vicryl suture to attach limbal conjunctival autografts in pterygium surgery...
  61. ncbi Suture-endobutton fixation of ankle tibio-fibular diastasis: a cadaver study
    Brian Thornes
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Anatomy, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Foot Ankle Int 24:142-6. 2003
    ..I. 0.46 to 0.84). These results show that Suture-Endobutton fixation at least equals the performance of screw fixation and encourages clinical trials in ankle injuries with a syndesmosis diastasis...
  62. ncbi Secondary peripheral iris suture fixation of an acrylic IOL in megalocornea
    Surendra Basti
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:7; author reply 8. 2005
  63. ncbi A simple and safe anastomosis in pancreaticogastrostomy using mattress sutures
    Hiroaki Ohigashi
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Surg 196:130-4. 2008
    ..Postoperative amylase levels in the drainage fluid decreased significantly and none of the 17 patients developed pancreatic fistula formation. The technique is simple and shortens the time required for anastomosis...
  64. ncbi Anterior chamber and sutured posterior chamber intraocular lenses in eyes with poor capsular support
    Kendall E Donaldson
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:903-9. 2005
    ..To compare the clinical outcomes and complications of patients who had surgical placement of anterior chamber (AC IOLs) and sutured posterior chamber intraocular lenses (PC IOLs) after cataract surgery resulting in poor capsular support...
  65. ncbi Late dislocation of scleral-sutured posterior chamber intraocular lenses
    Marianne O Price
    Cornea Research Foundation of America, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:1320-6. 2005
    ..To examine a recent series of late scleral-sutured posterior chamber intraocular lens (PCIOL) dislocations to identify possible causes and preventive measures...
  66. pmc Seroma and recurrence in laparoscopic ventral hernioplasty
    Evangelos C Tsimoyiannis
    Department of Surgery, G Hatzikosta General Hospital, Ioannina, Greece
    JSLS 12:51-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the events, what caused recurrences, and the technique to prevent recurrence in laparoscopic ventral hernioplasty...
  67. ncbi Evaluation of suture caliber in flexor tendon repair
    J S Taras
    Division of Hand Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 26:1100-4. 2001
    ..The technique effected repair strength only with the larger 2-0 and 3-0 suture calibers, which tested the technique's capacity to hold the tendon...
  68. ncbi Electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system is a safe and time-saving alternative to classic suture ligation in total thyroidectomy
    Andreas Manouras
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippocrateion Hospital, Athens Medical School, Q Sophia114, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Head Neck 27:959-62. 2005
    ..Total thyroidectomy is associated with minimal morbidity. The electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system is an adjunct to the surgical technique, recently made available to thyroid surgery...
  69. ncbi Deep sternal wound infection after cardiac surgery: modality of treatment and outcome
    Franz F Immer
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Inselspital, University Hospital, Berne, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:957-61. 2005
    ..We tried to identify risk factors for failure of vacuum-assisted sternal closure and compare the outcome and long-term quality of life (QoL) with the results obtained after sternal resection and muscle flap...
  70. ncbi A biomechanical study of Achilles tendon repair augmentation using GraftJacket matrix
    F Alan Barber
    Plano Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center, Sports Medicine, Plano, Texas 75093, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 29:329-33. 2008
    ..This study evaluated strength and stiffness of an Achilles tendon repair augmented with a human dermal allograft (GraftJacket)...
  71. ncbi Modified capsular tension ring for patients with congenital loss of zonular support
    Robert J Cionni
    Cincinnati Eye Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 29:1668-73. 2003
    ..To evaluate the results of implantation of a modified capsular tension ring (MCTR) and a posterior chamber intraocular lens (PC IOL) in patients with congenitally subluxated crystalline lenses...
  72. ncbi Single port transumbilical (E-NOTES) donor nephrectomy
    Inderbir S Gill
    Center for Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Department of Urology, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 180:637-41; discussion 641. 2008
    ..In a similar manner the umbilicus, an embryonic (E) natural orifice, permits abdominal access with hidden scar of entry. We propose the term E-NOTES for embryonic natural orifice transumbilical endoscopic surgery...
  73. ncbi Influence of cuff muscle fatty degeneration on anatomic and functional outcomes after simple suture of full-thickness tears
    Daniel Goutallier
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Henri Mondor Hospital, University of Paris, Creteil, France
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 12:550-4. 2003
    ..5 versus 77.5). In the subgroup of watertight cuffs, it was lower when GFDI was higher. Fatty degeneration is an important prognostic factor in rotator cuff surgery...
  74. ncbi Tendon-bone interface motion in transosseous suture and suture anchor rotator cuff repair techniques
    Christopher S Ahmad
    Center for Shoulder, Elbow, and Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, PH 11th Floor, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:1667-71. 2005
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  75. ncbi Effect of stitch length on wound complications after closure of midline incisions: a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel Millbourn
    Department of Surgery, Sundsvall Hospital, Sundsvall, Sweden
    Arch Surg 144:1056-9. 2009
    ..In midline incisions closed with a single-layer running suture, the rate of wound complications is lower when a suture length to wound length ratio of at least 4 is accomplished with a short stitch length rather than with a long one...
  76. ncbi Evaluation of wound closure in oblique 23-gauge sutureless sclerotomies with visante optical coherence tomography
    Mehran Taban
    Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 147:101-107.e1. 2009
    ..To investigate the in vivo real-time wound morphology of fresh 23-gauge sutureless oblique sclerotomy wounds with anterior segment optical coherence tomography (OCT)...
  77. ncbi A biomechanical comparison of single and double-row fixation in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
    Christopher D Smith
    The Shoulder Unit, Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, 60 Grove End Road, London NWB 9NH, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2425-31. 2006
    ..The specific aims were to measure gap formation at the bone-tendon interface under static creep loading and the ultimate strength and mode of failure of both methods of repair under cyclic loading...
  78. ncbi Repair of primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment using 25-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy
    Michael M Lai
    Associated Retinal Consultants, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Retina 28:729-34. 2008
    ..To evaluate the anatomical and visual outcomes of primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment repairs performed using 25-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy...
  79. ncbi Outcome and structural integrity after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using 2 rows of fixation: minimum 2-year follow-up
    Kyle Anderson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1899-905. 2006
    ..Although arthroscopic repairs of the rotator cuff are becoming increasingly popular, security of fixation remains a concern. Two-row repairs have been described, but clinical outcome reports have primarily involved open techniques...
  80. ncbi Challenges in managing postpartum hemorrhage in resource-poor countries
    Mahantesh Karoshi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kingston Hospital, Galsworthy Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 52:285-98. 2009
    ....
  81. pmc Virtual reality and computer-enhanced training devices equally improve laparoscopic surgical skill in novices
    Prathima Kanumuri
    Baystate Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    JSLS 12:219-26. 2008
    ..The study aim was to compare the effectiveness of virtual reality and computer-enhanced videoscopic training devices for training novice surgeons in complex laparoscopic skills...
  82. pmc PErineal Assessment and Repair Longitudinal Study (PEARLS): protocol for a matched pair cluster trial
    Debra E Bick
    King s College London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:10. 2010
    ..Implementation of a standardised training package to support effective perineal management practices could reduce perineal pain and other related postnatal morbidity for a substantial number of women...
  83. ncbi Measures to prevent pancreatic fistula after pancreatoduodenectomy: a comprehensive review
    Eric C H Lai
    Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Arch Surg 144:1074-80. 2009
    ..To review the current evidence on the efficacy of various interventions directed toward prevention of pancreatic fistula after pancreatoduodenectomy...
  84. ncbi Comparison of fibrin glue with sutures for pterygium excision surgery with conjunctival autografts
    Reece C Hall
    Ophthalmology Department, Wellington Hospital, Capital Coast District Health Board, Wellington, New Zealand
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 37:584-9. 2009
    ..To compare pterygium excision conjunctival autograft surgery using Tisseel fibrin glue versus Vicryl sutures...
  85. ncbi The use of bidirectional barbed suture in laparoscopic myomectomy and total laparoscopic hysterectomy
    James A Greenberg
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 15:621-3. 2008
    ..On the basis of our early experience, we are optimistic that this new suture material is a potentially valuable tool for gynecologic surgeons...
  86. ncbi Complications after 344 damage-control open celiotomies
    Richard S Miller
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Trauma 59:1365-71; discussion 1371-4. 2005
    ..We reviewed our experience with the open abdomen and hypothesized that the known high wound complication rates were related to the timing and method of wound closure...
  87. ncbi Predicting mortality and morbidity of patients operated on for perforated peptic ulcers
    F Y Lee
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Arch Surg 136:90-4. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The APACHE II score may be a useful tool for stratifying patients into various risk groups, and the Boey score might select appropriate patients for laparoscopic repair...
  88. ncbi Human fibrin tissue adhesive for sutureless lamellar keratoplasty and scleral patch adhesion: a pilot study
    Herbert E Kaufman
    Department of Ophthalmology, LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:2168-72. 2003
    ..To determine whether a fibrin adhesive can facilitate the performance of sutureless lamellar keratoplasty and attachment of amnion to bare sclera...
  89. ncbi From simple interrupted to complex spiral: a systematic review of various suture techniques for microvascular anastomoses
    Mohammed S Alghoul
    Departement of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Microsurgery 31:72-80. 2011
    ..randomized, controlled clinical trials comparing the efficacy and clinical outcomes of each of the various suture techniques, and therefore one's comfort and familiarity should dictate his or her microsurgical technique...
  90. ncbi Small-incision iris fixation of foldable intraocular lenses in the absence of capsule support
    Garry P Condon
    Drexel University College of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:1311-8. 2007
    ..To report visual outcomes and complications of modified McCannel iris suture fixation of small-incision foldable acrylic intraocular lenses (IOLs) for aphakia in the absence of capsule support...
  91. pmc Evaluation of single-stage adjustable strabismus surgery under conscious sedation
    Pradeep Sharma
    Strabismology Service, Dr R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 57:121-5. 2009
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and stability of ocular alignment after single-stage adjustable strabismus surgery (SSASS) performed under topical anesthesia...
  92. ncbi Risk-adapted anastomosis for partial pancreaticoduodenectomy reduces the risk of pancreatic fistula: a pilot study
    Marco Niedergethmann
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Mannheim, University Medical Center Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, 68135, Mannheim, Germany
    World J Surg 34:1579-86. 2010
    ..In the literature there are no data available on risk-adapted assignment of pancreatogastrostomy (PG) in a high-risk gland. Therefore, an observational pilot study was conducted to address this issue...
  93. ncbi The short adjustable suture
    Andrew S Budning
    University of Toronto, The Credit Valley Hospital, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Ophthalmol 45:359-62. 2010
    ..To describe a new, adjustable suture technique for strabismus surgery that is safe and effective and allows for adjustment during the postoperative week only when required...
  94. ncbi Single versus double-row repair of the rotator cuff: does double-row repair with improved anatomical and biomechanical characteristics lead to better clinical outcome?
    Stephan Pauly
    Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Campus Virchow, Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:1718-29. 2010
    ..The present article therefore provides an overview of the currently available literature on both repair techniques with respect to several anatomical, biomechanical, clinical and structural endpoints...
  95. ncbi The mechanical properties of locking and grasping suture loop configurations in four-strand core suture techniques
    A Wada
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 25:548-51. 2000
    We have compared the effect of locking and grasping suture loop configurations in four-strand core suture techniques for tendon repair...
  96. ncbi Ultrasound biomicroscopic analysis of iris-sutured foldable posterior chamber intraocular lenses
    Juan J Mura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ophthalmol 149:245-252.e2. 2010
    ..To report ultrasound biomicroscopic (UBM) findings of iris-sutured foldable posterior chamber intraocular lenses (PCIOLs)...
  97. ncbi Short tag noose technique for optional and late suture adjustment in strabismus surgery
    Bharti R Nihalani
    Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Fegan 4, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:1584-90. 2009
    ..To present and evaluate a new technique that allows the second-stage suture adjustment in strabismus surgery to be skipped or delayed if the immediate postoperative alignment is satisfactory...
  98. ncbi Definition and grading of anastomotic leakage following anterior resection of the rectum: a proposal by the International Study Group of Rectal Cancer
    Nuh N Rahbari
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Surgery 147:339-51. 2010
    ..The aim of the present article was to propose a definition and severity grading of anastomotic leakage after anterior rectal resection...
  99. pmc Initial stability of two different adhesives compared to suture repair for acute Achilles tendon rupture--a biomechanical evaluation
    Johannes Schneppendahl
    Department of Trauma and Hand Surgery, Heinrich Heine University Hospital Dusseldorf, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int Orthop 36:627-32. 2012
    ..Besides suture repair, operative treatment using adhesives reveals promising results. Our hypothesis was that a gluing technique provides initial stability comparable to sutures...
  100. pmc Improved ocular alignment with adjustable sutures in adults undergoing strabismus surgery
    Monica S Zhang
    Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:396-402. 2012
    ..To assess whether outcomes of strabismus surgery are improved by using the adjustable suture technique and to determine which subgroups of strabismus patients benefit most from the adjustable suture technique...
  101. ncbi Distal pancreatectomy: does the method of closure influence fistula formation?
    Maureen K Sheehan
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Am Surg 68:264-7; discussion 267-8. 2002
    The appropriate closure of the pancreatic remnant after distal pancreatectomy is still debated. Suture techniques, stapled closure, and pancreaticoenteric anastomosis all have their supporters...

Research Grants19

  1. A Novel Mechanism for Intra-articular Nonunion
    Martha M Murray; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  2. PATHOGENESIS OF RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY
    Jonathan Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  3. OUTCOME MEASURES FOR CLINICAL TRIALS IN STRABISMUS
    Jonathan Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Ultimately this research will result in better quality of life for patients with strabismus. ..
  4. Expandable Shape-Memory Polymers for Suture Anchors
    CHRISTOPHER YAKACKI; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project will provide a means to restore function to their shoulders with less occurrence of surgical failure and increase their quality of life. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Methodology of Phase I and II trials of anticancer CAM
    Andrew Vickers; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  6. OCULAR HYPERTENSION TREATMENT STUDY (OHTS)
    Allen Beck; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This application includes information on Dr. Brown and his two co-investigators who will follow patients screened for enrollment and randomization to treatment in the OHTS clinical trial." ..
  7. Enhanced Primary Repair of Ligament Injuries
    Martha Murray; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In the third aim, the optimized scaffolds will be tested in an in vivo canine ACL non-union model. Information gained in each of these aims will serve to improve our understanding of mechanisms of ligament healing. ..
  8. ANDROGEN RECEPTOR REGULATION OF PROSTATE CANCER GROWTH
    Samir Taneja; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  9. Neurodevelopment Among Infants with Deformational Plagiocephaly
    Matthew Speltz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  10. Osteoarthritis following ACL reconstruction
    Braden Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Molecular Analysis of Scarless Fetal Wound Healing
    Sandeep Kathju; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With these complementary approaches we hope to thereby arrive at a broad understanding of the gene patterns controlling both fetal and adult wound healing, and identify gene products/pathways critical to both. ..
  12. Clinically relevant large animal model of rotator cuff injury and repair
    Kathleen Derwin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Tissue engineered osteochondral patella resurfacing
    James Cook; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Modified Hyaluronic Acid for Extrasynovial Tendon Graft
    Chunfeng Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. ROLE OF HYALURONAN IN INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
    Scott Strong; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Clinical Measures to Lower Genital Tract Trauma at Birth
    Leah Albers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  17. OCULAR MELANOMA
    Judy Kim; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Standardized clinical and data collection procedures will be employed, and standardized forms will be used in all centers. Central training and certification of all study staff will be required. ..
  18. Synovium-based articular cartilage tissue engineering
    Ernst B Hunziker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We believe that this project is highly innovative and that the results of this research will have a significant impact on the future treatment of osteoarthritic lesions and on improvement of the health status of the US population. ..
  19. Oral Androgen Administration and Function in Man
    JOHN AMORY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Matsumoto M.D., Director, Clinical Research Unit VA-Puget Sound and Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine will co-mentor this award. [unreadable] [unreadable]..