intraoperative complications

Summary

Summary: Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.

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  1. ncbi Operative strategy can reduce the incidence of major bile duct injury in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Sara Yegiyants
    Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Am Surg 74:985-7. 2008
  2. pmc Laparoscopic liver resections: a feasibility study in 30 patients
    D Cherqui
    Departments of General and Digestive Surgery and Anesthesiology, H opital Henri Mondor Université Paris XII, Creteil, France
    Ann Surg 232:753-62. 2000
  3. ncbi Standardization of intraoperative neuromonitoring of recurrent laryngeal nerve in thyroid operation
    Feng Yu Chiang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, No 100, Tzyou First Road, Kaohsiung City, 807, Taiwan
    World J Surg 34:223-9. 2010
  4. ncbi One thousand laparoscopic cholecystectomies in a single surgical unit using the "critical view of safety" technique
    C Avgerinos
    1st Surgical Department, Agia Olga Hospital, 3 5 Agias Olgas str, Athens 14233, Greece
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:498-503. 2009
  5. ncbi Emboli capture using the Embol-X intraaortic filter in cardiac surgery: a multicentered randomized trial of 1,289 patients
    Michael K Banbury
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:508-15; discussion 515. 2003
  6. ncbi Short-term endpoints of conventional versus laparoscopic-assisted surgery in patients with colorectal cancer (MRC CLASICC trial): multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    Pierre J Guillou
    Academic Unit of Surgery, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Lancet 365:1718-26. 2005
  7. ncbi Prospective randomized study evaluating a biodegradable polymeric sealant for sealing intraoperative air leaks that occur during pulmonary resection
    Mark S Allen
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1792-801. 2004
  8. ncbi Intraoperative hypotension and 1-year mortality after noncardiac surgery
    Jilles B Bijker
    Division of Perioperative Care and Emergency Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Anesthesiology 111:1217-26. 2009
  9. ncbi Injuries and liability related to central vascular catheters: a closed claims analysis
    Karen B Domino
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 100:1411-8. 2004
  10. ncbi Incidence of intraoperative hypotension as a function of the chosen definition: literature definitions applied to a retrospective cohort using automated data collection
    Jilles B Bijker
    Department of Perioperative Care and Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Anesthesiology 107:213-20. 2007

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  1. ncbi Operative strategy can reduce the incidence of major bile duct injury in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Sara Yegiyants
    Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Am Surg 74:985-7. 2008
    ..This represents an order-of-magnitude improvement in the safety of LC at a single institution where the majority of cases were performed by residents. We suggest that the "critical view" technique should be widely adopted...
  2. pmc Laparoscopic liver resections: a feasibility study in 30 patients
    D Cherqui
    Departments of General and Digestive Surgery and Anesthesiology, H opital Henri Mondor Université Paris XII, Creteil, France
    Ann Surg 232:753-62. 2000
    ..To assess the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic liver resections...
  3. ncbi Standardization of intraoperative neuromonitoring of recurrent laryngeal nerve in thyroid operation
    Feng Yu Chiang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, No 100, Tzyou First Road, Kaohsiung City, 807, Taiwan
    World J Surg 34:223-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, standardization of IONM procedures is necessary...
  4. ncbi One thousand laparoscopic cholecystectomies in a single surgical unit using the "critical view of safety" technique
    C Avgerinos
    1st Surgical Department, Agia Olga Hospital, 3 5 Agias Olgas str, Athens 14233, Greece
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:498-503. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to present the method of "critical view of safety" (CVS) as safe and feasible for the prevention of bile duct injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  5. ncbi Emboli capture using the Embol-X intraaortic filter in cardiac surgery: a multicentered randomized trial of 1,289 patients
    Michael K Banbury
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:508-15; discussion 515. 2003
    ..Particulate emboli are thought to play a significant role in the development of cardiac surgical complications. Intraaortic filtration of particulate emboli may reduce the burden of this morbidity in cardiac patients...
  6. ncbi Short-term endpoints of conventional versus laparoscopic-assisted surgery in patients with colorectal cancer (MRC CLASICC trial): multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    Pierre J Guillou
    Academic Unit of Surgery, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Lancet 365:1718-26. 2005
    ..We compared short-term endpoints of conventional versus laparoscopic-assisted surgery in patients with colorectal cancer to predict long-term outcomes...
  7. ncbi Prospective randomized study evaluating a biodegradable polymeric sealant for sealing intraoperative air leaks that occur during pulmonary resection
    Mark S Allen
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1792-801. 2004
    ..To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a new biodegradable polymeric sealant to close intraoperative air leaks after pulmonary resection...
  8. ncbi Intraoperative hypotension and 1-year mortality after noncardiac surgery
    Jilles B Bijker
    Division of Perioperative Care and Emergency Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Anesthesiology 111:1217-26. 2009
    ..The authors studied a number of different definitions of IOH, based on blood pressure thresholds and minimal episode durations, and their association with 1-yr mortality after noncardiac surgery...
  9. ncbi Injuries and liability related to central vascular catheters: a closed claims analysis
    Karen B Domino
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 100:1411-8. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi Incidence of intraoperative hypotension as a function of the chosen definition: literature definitions applied to a retrospective cohort using automated data collection
    Jilles B Bijker
    Department of Perioperative Care and Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Anesthesiology 107:213-20. 2007
    ..It is unknown whether the incidences of IOH found with those different definitions are comparable. The authors aimed to describe the relation between the chosen definition and incidence of IOH...
  11. ncbi 1150 kyphoplasties over 7 years: indications, techniques, and intraoperative complications
    Nicholas McArthur
    Surgical Clinic, Division of Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Orthopedics 32:90. 2009
    ..By careful interdisciplinary indication setting and a standardized treatment model, kyphoplasty presents a safe and effective procedure for the treatment of various vertebral fractures...
  12. ncbi Intraoperative cholangiography and risk of common bile duct injury during cholecystectomy
    David R Flum
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6410, USA
    JAMA 289:1639-44. 2003
    ..Intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) may decrease the risk of common bile duct (CBD) injury during cholecystectomy by helping to avoid misidentification of the CBD...
  13. ncbi Percutaneous tracheostomy: ciaglia blue rhino versus the basic ciaglia technique of percutaneous dilational tracheostomy
    C Byhahn
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Control, J W Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
    Anesth Analg 91:882-6. 2000
    ..Based on our data, we conclude that new CBR is more practicable than PDT. No life-threatening complications occurred during CBR...
  14. ncbi Pharmacologic pupil dilation as a predictive test for the risk for intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome
    Alessandra Casuccio
    Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neuroscience, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Cataract Refract Surg 37:1447-54. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effect of α1-adrenergic receptor antagonists (α1-ARAs) on pupil diameter and determine whether the diameter predicts intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome (IFIS)...
  15. ncbi Value of debriefing during simulated crisis management: oral versus video-assisted oral feedback
    Georges L Savoldelli
    St Michael s Anesthesia Research into Teaching Simulation Group, Department of Anesthesia, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 105:279-85. 2006
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  16. ncbi Factors associated with intraoperative floppy iris syndrome
    Kristiana D Neff
    Department of Ophthalmology, Storm Eye Institute, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:658-63. 2009
    ..To identify factors associated with intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) in patients undergoing routine phacoemulsification...
  17. ncbi Clinical experience with intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome. Results of the 2008 ASCRS member survey
    David F Chang
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:1201-9. 2008
    ..If they themselves had mildly symptomatic cataracts, 64% of respondents would avoid taking tamsulosin or would have their cataract removed first...
  18. ncbi ASCRS White Paper: clinical review of intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome
    David F Chang
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:2153-62. 2008
    ..Whether used alone or in combination, these small-pupil techniques improve the surgical success rate in these cases. Stopping the alpha(1)-antagonist preoperatively is of questionable value...
  19. ncbi Risk factors for perioperative complications in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy: analysis of 22,953 consecutive cases from the Swiss Association of Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery database
    Urs F Giger
    Departments of Surgery, Hopital Cantonal Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Surg 203:723-8. 2006
    ..This study aimed to determine risk factors that can be used for predicting perioperative complications...
  20. pmc The Ahmed Baerveldt Comparison Study methodology, baseline patient characteristics, and intraoperative complications
    Keith Barton
    NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmology 118:435-42. 2011
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  21. ncbi Intraoperative complications of phacoemulsification in eyes with and without pseudoexfoliation
    Michael Hyams
    Department of Ophthalmology, Carmel Medical Centre, Haifa, Israel
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:1002-5. 2005
    To determine the intraoperative complications in a large series of phacoemulsification procedures, including patients with and without pseudoexfoliation, excluding those with marked phacodonesis or lens subluxation.
  22. ncbi The mechanism of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury during thyroid surgery--the application of intraoperative neuromonitoring
    Feng Yu Chiang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Surgery 143:743-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the causes of RLN palsy and to identify potentially reversible causes of RLN injury during the operation with the application of intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM)...
  23. ncbi Surgical treatment and outcome of iatrogenic bile duct lesions after cholecystectomy and the impact of different clinical classification systems
    H Bektas
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, D 30625 Hanover, Germany
    Br J Surg 94:1119-27. 2007
    ..Different injury patterns of iatrogenic bile duct lesions after cholecystectomy have prompted the proposal of several different clinical classification systems. The aim of this study was to validate these systems comparatively...
  24. ncbi Role of intraoperative cholangiography in avoiding bile duct injury
    Nader N Massarweh
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6410, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:656-64. 2007
  25. ncbi Risks and consequences of incidental parathyroidectomy during thyroid resection
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    ANZ J Surg 77:33-6. 2007
    ..Inadvertent removal of the parathyroid glands during elective thyroid surgery occurs more frequently in certain high-risk patients and can lead to symptomatic hypocalcaemia...
  26. ncbi Clinical features, complications, and incidence of intraoperative floppy iris syndrome in patients taking tamsulosin
    T Takmaz
    Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, 2nd Ophthalmology Department, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Ophthalmol 17:909-13. 2007
    ..To evaluate the intraoperative findings, complication rates, effect of intracameral adrenaline, and incidence of intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) in patients using tamsulosin...
  27. ncbi alpha(1)-Adrenergic receptor antagonists and the iris: new mechanistic insights into floppy iris syndrome
    Debra A Schwinn
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Surv Ophthalmol 51:501-12. 2006
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  28. ncbi Intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome associated with alpha1-adrenoreceptors: comparison of tamsulosin and alfuzosin
    Marie Claude Blouin
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sherbrooke, Campus Chicoutimi, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1227-34. 2007
    ..To compare the incidence of intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome (IFIS) in men exposed to tamsulosin and men exposed to alfuzosin and evaluate the effect of IFIS on the complication rate of cataract surgery...
  29. ncbi Surgeon's experiences of the intraoperative floppy iris syndrome in the United Kingdom
    D Q Nguyen
    Eye (Lond) 21:443-4. 2007
  30. ncbi Prospective multicenter evaluation of cataract surgery in patients taking tamsulosin (Flomax)
    David F Chang
    Altos Eye Physicians, Los Altos, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:957-64. 2007
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  31. ncbi Ten-year experience of totally laparoscopic liver resection in a single institution
    A Sasaki
    Department of Surgery, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, Uchimaru Morioka, Iwate, Japan
    Br J Surg 96:274-9. 2009
    ..Recent developments in liver surgery include the introduction of laparoscopic liver resection. The aim of the present study was to review a single institution's 10-year experience of totally laparoscopic liver resection (TLLR)...
  32. ncbi Decreased incidence of capsule complications and vitreous loss during phacoemulsification in eyes with pseudoexfoliation syndrome
    Raymond J Nagashima
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kaiser Permanente, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 30:127-31. 2004
    ..patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome who had phacoemulsification without an increased incidence of intraoperative complications or late intraocular lens (IOL) dislocation...
  33. ncbi Iatrogenic bile duct injury: a population-based study of 152 776 cholecystectomies in the Swedish Inpatient Registry
    Anne Waage
    Department of Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, 14186 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Surg 141:1207-13. 2006
    ..The incidence of BDI at cholecystectomy may have increased after the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  34. ncbi Injury to the inferior alveolar nerve during implant placement: a formula for protection of the patient and clinician
    Philip Worthington
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 19:731-4. 2004
    ..The causes are discussed, with particular emphasis on intrusion of the drill or implant into the nerve canal. Recommendations are made to help the practitioner avoid this too-common complication...
  35. ncbi Changes in serum creatine phosphokinase MM isoenzyme after lumbar spine surgery
    Y Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Faculty of Medicine, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:1018-23. 1997
    ..The concentration of creatine phosphokinase MM isoenzyme in posterior lumbar surgery was significantly higher than that in anterior surgery. It was also significantly higher in men than in women...
  36. ncbi Air embolism: diagnosis with single-photon emission tomography and successful hyperbaric oxygen therapy
    L Droghetti
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, S Anna Hospital, I 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Br J Anaesth 89:775-8. 2002
    ..In this case, early DW-MRI scan was inconclusive, but a SPET study of the brain appeared to be useful in confirming the clinical diagnosis. Early hyperbaric oxygen was demonstrated to be a successful therapy...
  37. ncbi The value of routine preoperative medical testing before cataract surgery. Study of Medical Testing for Cataract Surgery
    O D Schein
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    N Engl J Med 342:168-75. 2000
    ..We performed a study to determine whether routine testing helps reduce the incidence of intraoperative and postoperative medical complications...
  38. pmc Surgical management of bile duct injuries sustained during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: perioperative results in 200 patients
    Jason K Sicklick
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Surg 241:786-92; discussion 793-5. 2005
    ..Three patients died without surgery due to uncontrolled sepsis. One hundred seventy-five patients underwent surgical repair, with a 1.7% postoperative mortality and a complication rate of 42.9%...
  39. ncbi Management of ureteric injuries during gynecological operations: 10 years experience
    Panos Sakellariou
    Department of Urology, Alexandra Maternity Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 101:179-84. 2002
    ..To present our 10 years experience in the management of ureteric injuries occurring during gynecological surgery...
  40. ncbi Laparoscopic liver resection: results for 70 patients
    I Dagher
    Department of General Surgery, Antoine Beclere Hospital, Paris Sud School of Medicine, 157 Avenue de la Porte de, Trivaux, 92141, Clamart, France
    Surg Endosc 21:619-24. 2007
    ..The authors report their experience with laparoscopic liver resection, the evolution of the technique, and the results...
  41. ncbi Intracameral phenylephrine to prevent floppy iris syndrome during cataract surgery in patients on tamsulosin
    A Gurbaxani
    Department of Ophthalmology, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, Berkshire, UK avigurbaxani yahoo co in
    Eye (Lond) 21:331-2. 2007
    ..To describe the use of intracameral phenylephrine to prevent the floppy iris syndrome seen in patients who are on the drug tamsulosin for benign prostatic hypertrophy, during cataract surgery...
  42. ncbi A prospective, randomized, controlled trial of the effectiveness of BioGlue in treating alveolar air leaks
    Patrick Tansley
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London, United Kingdom
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:105-12. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of BioGlue (CryoLife Europa Ltd, Hampshire, United Kingdom) in eliminating post-thoracotomy alveolar air leaks...
  43. ncbi Avoiding biliary injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: technical considerations
    M P Callery
    Division of General Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Stoneman 928, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:1654-8. 2006
    ..The concept of the critical view exposure technique for Calot's triangle is emphasized from the practical standpoint of avoiding misidentified injuries...
  44. ncbi Common bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy and the use of intraoperative cholangiography: adverse outcome or preventable error?
    D R Flum
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7183, USA
    Arch Surg 136:1287-92. 2001
    ..Common bile duct (CBD) injury is a serious complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). Predictors of this adverse outcome have not been well documented...
  45. ncbi Incidence, risk factors, and prevention of biliary tract injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy in Switzerland
    L Krahenbuhl
    Department of Visceral Transplantation Surgery, University of Bern, Inselspital, Switzerland
    World J Surg 25:1325-30. 2001
    ..For preventing such injuries, exact anatomical knowledge with its variants and a meticulous surgical dissecting technique especially in case of acute inflammation or shrunken gallbladder are mandatory...
  46. ncbi A comparative study of the short-term outcome following open and laparoscopic liver resection of colorectal metastases
    T Mala
    Interventional Centre Surgical Department, National Hospital, The University of Oslo, 0027 Oslo, Norway
    Surg Endosc 16:1059-63. 2002
    ..Laparoscopic resection of liver tumors is feasible, but few studies have compared short-term outcome of the laparoscopic approach to that of a conventional technique...
  47. ncbi Thermal care in the perioperative period
    Andrea Kurz
    Department of Outcomes Research, The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue P77, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 22:39-62. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the term is not used consistently within the literature. For the purpose of this review, mild hypothermia refers to core temperatures between 34 and 36 degrees C...
  48. ncbi Intraoperative bile duct visualization using near-infrared hyperspectral video imaging
    Karel J Zuzak
    Laboratory of Biomedical Imaging, Department of Bioengineering, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 195:491-7. 2008
    ..We describe an approach to intraoperative biliary imaging that will enable surgeons to see through the hepatoduodenal ligament and visualize the anteriorly placed biliary system...
  49. ncbi Management of concomitant hepatic artery injury in patients with iatrogenic major bile duct injury after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    J Li
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Br J Surg 95:460-5. 2008
    ..Concomitant hepatic artery injury is a rare but severe complication associated with bile duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC)...
  50. ncbi Effect of recombinant activated factor VII on perioperative blood loss in patients undergoing retropubic prostatectomy: a double-blind placebo-controlled randomised trial
    Philip W Friederich
    Department of Vascular Medicine Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 361:201-5. 2003
    ..Therefore, we assessed safety and efficacy of this drug in patients undergoing retropubic prostatectomy, which is often associated with major blood loss and need for transfusion...
  51. ncbi Management of intraoperative iris prolapse: stepwise practical approach
    Naing L Tint
    Cornea and External Eye Diseases, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Cataract Refract Surg 38:1845-52. 2012
    ..Strategies for prevention and management include the use of pharmacological agents, ophthalmic viscosurgical devices, and iris retractors. These strategies can be augmented by alteration and adaptation of the surgeon's technique...
  52. ncbi The prevention of major bile duct injures in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: the experience with 13,000 patients in a single center
    Yong Zha
    Department of Abdominal Surgery, The Third Affiliated Hospital, Kunming Medical College, Kunming General Hospital, Kunming, China
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:378-83. 2010
    ..The incidence of MBDI in our institution is acceptable. We believe the system strategies are effective to avoid MBDI in LC. LC is a safe procedure with an incidence of biliary injury comparable with that for open cholecystectomy...
  53. ncbi Complication rate and risk factors for intraoperative complications in resident-performed phacoemulsification surgery
    Andrea Briszi
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Medical Centre, Regensburg, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 250:1315-20. 2012
    To determine the complication rate and risk factors for intraoperative complications in resident-performed phacoemulsification surgery at a tertiary care center during the first 100 surgeries.
  54. ncbi Poor agreement among expert witnesses in bile duct injury malpractice litigation: an expert panel survey
    Philip R de Reuver
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg 248:815-20. 2008
    ..To determine the inter-rater agreement of expert witness testimonies in bile duct injury malpractice litigation...
  55. ncbi Resident-performed phacoemulsification surgery in tamsulosin-treated patients
    Tina K Ku
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:967-72. 2010
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  56. pmc Interventions for preventing nausea and vomiting in women undergoing regional anaesthesia for caesarean section
    James D Griffiths
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD007579. 2012
    ..Nausea and vomiting are distressing symptoms which are experienced commonly during caesarean section under regional anaesthesia and can also occur in the period following the procedure. ..
  57. pmc Validation of two scoring systems for the prediction of posterior capsule rupture during phacoemulsification surgery
    S A Osborne
    Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Queen Alexandra Road, Sunderland SR2 9HP, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:333-6. 2006
    ..To attempt to validate two scoring systems for the prediction of intraoperative complication during phacoemulsification surgery...
  58. pmc A novel approach to control air leaks in complex lung surgery: a retrospective review
    Ara Klijian
    Scripps and Sharp Healthcare, 3131 Berger Ave Ste 250, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:49. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, systematic reviews have not presented sufficient evidence to recommend their general use in lung resection...
  59. ncbi Comparison of intraoperative complications of phacoemulsification between sequential and combined procedures of pars plana vitrectomy and cataract surgery
    Jong Yeon Lee
    Department of Ophthalmology, Gachon University Gil Hospital, Incheon, Korea
    Retina 32:2026-33. 2012
    To compare intraoperative complications during phacoemulsification between sequential and combined procedures of vitrectomy and cataract surgery.
  60. ncbi Influence of resident and attending surgeon seniority on operative performance in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    David S Kauvar
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, San Antonio, Texas 78324, USA
    J Surg Res 132:159-63. 2006
    ..We undertook this study to determine the effect of the resident and attending surgeon seniority on the operative performance of LC...
  61. ncbi Intraoperative complications of laparoscopic adrenalectomy
    Raeto T Strebel
    Department of Urology, Kantonsspital Graubunden, Loestr 170, 7000, Chur, Switzerland
    World J Urol 26:555-60. 2008
    ..This awareness is essential for their prevention and it helps the laparoscopic surgeon to identify complications intraoperatively...
  62. ncbi Antiemetics added to phenylephrine infusion during cesarean delivery: a randomized controlled trial
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:615-23. 2013
    ..To estimate whether the addition of metoclopramide or its combination with ondansetron to a prophylactic phenylephrine infusion provides improved intraoperative nausea and vomiting prophylaxis compared with phenylephrine infusion alone...
  63. ncbi A laparoscopic approach to iterative ileocolonic resection for the recurrence of Crohn's disease
    Antoine Brouquet
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Beaujon Hospital APHP, University Paris VII, 100 Boulevard du General Leclerc, 92118 Clichy Cedex, France
    Surg Endosc 24:879-87. 2010
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of using laparoscopy for reoperation in the case of ileocolonic CD recurrence and to determine the risk factors and consequences of conversion for these patients...
  64. pmc Intraoperative floppy iris syndrome: pathophysiology, prevention, and treatment
    Allan J Flach
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco UCSF Medical Center, USA
    Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 107:234-9. 2009
    ..To extend upon previous reports, observations, and discussions of intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) with the goal of providing new insight into the syndrome's pathophysiology, prevention, and treatment...
  65. ncbi Pharmacologic prophylaxis and risk factors for intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome in phacoemulsification performed by resident physicians
    Andrew A Chen
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 36:898-905. 2010
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  66. ncbi Metoclopramide for nausea and vomiting prophylaxis during and after Caesarean delivery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    B M Mishriky
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Br J Anaesth 108:374-83. 2012
    ..Given the quality of the studies and the infrequent use of neuraxial opioids, these results should be interpreted with caution in current practice and further studies are needed to confirm those findings...
  67. ncbi Phacoemulsification in pseudoexfoliation syndrome
    Arsen Akinci
    Ulucanlar Eye Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Ophthalmologica 222:112-6. 2008
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  68. ncbi Intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS): a practical approach to medical and surgical considerations in cataract extractions
    Allan Storr-Paulsen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Frederiksberg University Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Acta Ophthalmol 87:704-8. 2009
    ..The present paper describes the syndrome and discusses its pharmacological background. Several techniques to prevent and to deal with the syndrome are presented...
  69. ncbi [Modified Swanson's hip replacement--intraoperative complications and learning curve of the procedure]
    Mirosław Jabłoński
    Klinika Ortopedii i Rehabilitacji, Uniwersytet Medyczny w Lublinie
    Chir Narzadow Ruchu Ortop Pol 74:5-8. 2009
    Our study aimed at analysis and presentation of intraoperative complications during total hip replacements with the use of limited posterior approach according to T.V. Swanson...
  70. ncbi Intraoperative hypotension, new onset atrial fibrillation, and adverse outcome after carotid endarterectomy
    Luciano A Sposato
    Favaloro University School of Medicine, Favaloro University Hospital, Argentina
    J Neurol Sci 309:5-8. 2011
    ..We assessed the frequency, risk factors, and the prognostic impact of NOAF after CEA...
  71. pmc Intraoperative complications of cataract surgery in the very old
    S J Robbie
    Moorfields Eye Hospital, Duke Elder Diagnosis and Treatment Centre, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:1516-8. 2006
    ..To identify whether the risk of an intraoperative complication of phakoemulsification cataract surgery increases with age...
  72. ncbi Registering the critical view of safety: photo or video?
    M Emous
    Department of Surgery, Tergooiziekenhuizen, Postbox 10016, 1201 DA, Hilversum, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 24:2527-30. 2010
    ..These documentations can be used as a proof of the right procedure in case of biliary duct injury, but only if the documentation is good enough to be judged independently by others...
  73. ncbi Surgical therapy of iatrogenic lesions of biliary tract
    S A Ahrendt
    Department of Surgery, The Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    World J Surg 25:1360-5. 2001
    ..Success rates over 90% have been reported from several centers to date with intermediate follow-up...
  74. ncbi Long-term effects of iatrogenic bile duct injury during cholecystectomy
    Björn Törnqvist
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1013-8; quiz 915. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to study survival, factors influencing survival, and causes of death after iatrogenic reconstructed bile duct injury in a large population-based Swedish cohort...
  75. ncbi Long-term safety and functional outcome of combined pars plana vitrectomy and scleral-fixated sutured posterior chamber lens implantation
    Gundula Bading
    University Eye Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:371-377. 2007
    ..To investigate the complication profile and the long-term functional outcome of combined pars plana vitrectomy and scleral-fixated sutured posterior chamber lens (PC IOL) implantation...
  76. ncbi Avoiding major vessel injury during laparoscopic instrument insertion
    Stephanie D Pickett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue MAC 5034, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 37:387-97. 2010
    ..Methods for secondary port placement are reviewed in terms of direction, depth, and speed of placement...
  77. pmc Safety measures during cholecystectomy: results of a nationwide survey
    K T Buddingh
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Centre Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 35:1235-41; discussion 1242-3. 2011
    ..This study aimed to identify safety measures practiced by Dutch surgeons during laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  78. ncbi Elliptical nonmechanical corneal trephination: intraoperative complications and long-term outcome of 42 consecutive excimer laser penetrating keratoplasties
    Nora Szentmary
    Department of Ophthalmology, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Cornea 26:414-20. 2007
    To assess intraoperative complications and long-term outcome of elliptical excimer laser trephination for penetrating keratoplasties (EELPKs) performed at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen, between 1989 and 2002.
  79. ncbi Lower rate of major bile duct injury and increased intraoperative management of common bile duct stones after implementation of routine intraoperative cholangiography
    K Tim Buddingh
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Surg 213:267-74. 2011
    ..This study aimed to describe the rate of bile duct injury (BDI) and management of common bile duct (CBD) stones before and after implementation of a routine IOC policy...
  80. pmc Surgical crisis management skills training and assessment: a simulation[corrected]-based approach to enhancing operating room performance
    Krishna Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Ann Surg 244:139-47. 2006
    ..Our aim was to develop a surgical crisis simulation and evaluate its feasibility, realism, and validity of the measures used to assess performance...
  81. ncbi Clinical factors associated with floppy iris signs: a prospective study from two centers
    Rana Altan-Yaycioglu
    Department of Ophthalmology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Adana Teaching and Medical Research Center, Ankara, Turkey
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 40:232-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the relationship of intraoperative floppy iris syndrome with pseudoexfoliation, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and alpha-1 adrenergic blocker (A1AB) use...
  82. ncbi Evaluation of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy requiring emergency conversion to thoracotomy
    Shigeki Sawada
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Shikoku Cancer Center, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:487-90. 2009
    ..In this study, cases in which VATS lobectomy for lung cancer was converted to thoracotomy intra-operatively (converted VATS lobectomy) were identified. The safety of the converted VATS lobectomy was evaluated...
  83. ncbi Delayed time to defibrillation after intraoperative and periprocedural cardiac arrest
    Jill M Mhyre
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Anesthesiology 113:782-93. 2010
    ..Delay in defibrillation (more than 2 min) is associated with worse survival in patients with a cardiac arrest because of ventricular fibrillation or pulseless ventricular tachycardia in intensive care units and inpatient wards...
  84. ncbi A prospective evaluation of recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis during thyroidectomy
    C Y Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, People s Republic of China
    Arch Surg 135:204-7. 2000
    ..Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis after thyroidectomy can be unrecognized without routine laryngoscopy, and patients have a good potential for recovery during follow-up...
  85. ncbi Operative reports: form and function
    Lygia Stewart
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 4 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143 0475, USA
    Arch Surg 145:865-71. 2010
    ....
  86. ncbi Risk of intraoperative hypotension with loop diuretics: a randomized controlled trial
    Nadia A Khan
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Med 123:1059.e1-8. 2010
    ..Our objective was to compare the effects of continuing or withholding furosemide on the day of noncardiac elective surgery on intraoperative hypotension among chronic users of furosemide...
  87. ncbi The occurrence of intra-operative hypotension varies between hospitals: observational analysis of more than 147,000 anaesthesia
    P Taffe
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Hospices CHUV and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 53:995-1005. 2009
    ..As secondary endpoints, we determined to what extent hypotension relates to the risk of post-operative incidents and death...
  88. ncbi Intraoperative iatrogenic rupture of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Chi Leung Liu
    Department of Surgery, Centre of Liver Diseases, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 26:348-52. 2002
    ..Extreme care should be taken during mobilization of the tumor, and an alternative operative approach in the presence of a difficult hepatic resection of a large HCC may be required to avoid the complication...
  89. ncbi The Ahmed Versus Baerveldt study: design, baseline patient characteristics, and intraoperative complications
    Panos G Christakis
    Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ophthalmology 118:2172-9. 2011
    To report the design, baseline patient characteristics, and intraoperative complications of the Ahmed Versus Baerveldt (AVB) Study.
  90. ncbi Intraoperative hypotension and perioperative ischemic stroke after general surgery: a nested case-control study
    Jilles B Bijker
    Department of Anesthesiology, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Anesthesiology 116:658-64. 2012
    ..The most often proposed mechanism is an embolus originating from the heart or great vessels. The role of intraoperative hypotension in the occurrence and evolution of postoperative stroke is largely unknown...
  91. ncbi Real-time monitoring of the recurrent laryngeal nerve: an observational clinical trial
    Christoph Ulmer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Trauma Surgery, Robert Bosch Hospital, Stuttgart, Germany
    Surgery 143:359-65. 2008
    ..We are now presenting the results of the implementation of a novel real-time nerve monitoring system, based on a new vagal nerve cuff electrode...
  92. pmc Causes and prevention of laparoscopic bile duct injuries: analysis of 252 cases from a human factors and cognitive psychology perspective
    Lawrence W Way
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, S 550, San Francisco, CA 94143 0475, USA
    Ann Surg 237:460-9. 2003
    ..To apply human performance concepts in an attempt to understand the causes of and prevent laparoscopic bile duct injury...
  93. ncbi Routine laparoscopic ultrasound can significantly reduce the need for selective intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy
    J Machi
    Department of Surgery, University of Hawaii and Kuakini Medical Center, 347 North Kuakini Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:270-4. 2007
    ..This study aimed to evaluate, on the basis of the LC outcome and the cost of LUS and IOC, whether and how much the routine use of LUS would be able to reduce the need for IOC...
  94. ncbi Unintentional parathyroidectomy during total thyroidectomy
    Andreas Manouras
    First Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, Hippokration Hospital, Athens Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Head Neck 30:497-502. 2008
    ..Our aim was to identify the incidence of unintentional parathyroidectomy during total thyroidectomy, its clinical consequences, and factors affecting its occurrence...
  95. ncbi Careful examination of thyroid specimen intraoperatively to reduce incidence of inadvertent parathyroidectomy during thyroid surgery
    Bassam Abboud
    Department of General Surgery, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Alfred Naccache Street, Beirut, Lebanon
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:1105-10. 2007
    ..To assess the incidence and clinical relevance of inadvertent parathyroidectomy during thyroidectomy, and the possibility of reducing its occurrence...
  96. ncbi The influence of intraoperative complications on adhesion formation during laparoscopic and conventional cholecystectomy in an animal model
    E M Gamal
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, Semmelweis University Budapest, 1135 Budapest, Szabolcs u 35, Hungary
    Surg Endosc 15:873-7. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the extent of postoperative adhesion formation after laparoscopic and open cholecystectomy...
  97. ncbi [Conversion has to be learned: bile duct injury following conversion to open cholecystectomy]
    Klaske A C Booij
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:A296. 2009
    ..In the case of a difficult laparoscopic cholecystectomy, a change of surgical strategy, such as antegrade or subtotal cholecystectomy or even drainage, may be more important than conversion per se...
  98. ncbi Long-term results and risk factors influencing outcome of major bile duct injuries following cholecystectomy
    S C Schmidt
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Germany
    Br J Surg 92:76-82. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate management and short- and long-term outcomes of patients with major complications after cholecystectomy...
  99. pmc Intraoperative ultrasound as an educational guide for laparoscopic biliary surgery
    Kenichi Hakamada
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, Hirosaki 036 8562, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2370-6. 2008
    ....
  100. ncbi Managing intraoperative complications in cataract surgery
    Lisa Brothers Arbisser
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 15:33-9. 2004
    ..Modern surgical techniques and technology contribute to the decreased incidence of complications. Surgeon experience, early recognition of potential complications, and optimal handling of events lead to better outcomes...
  101. ncbi In vivo spectroscopic characterization of porcine biliary tract tissues: first step in the development of new biliary tract imaging devices
    Edward H Livingston
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 37:201-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this work is to characterize the NIR optical properties of bile containing structures that are needed for later development of a clinically useful probe...

Research Grants25

  1. Presurgery Hypnosis--Benefits Analysis in Breast Cancer
    Guy Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Clinical research with other surgical populations has indicated that hypnosis can reduce intraoperative complications, reduce postoperative symptoms and enhance recovery (e.g...
  2. Presurgery Hypnosis in Breast Cancer: Benefits Analysis
    Guy Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Clinical research with other patient populations has indicated that presurgery hypnosis reduces intraoperative complications, postoperative symptoms, and enhances recovery...
  3. INJURY TO LIVER SINUSOIDAL ENDOTHELIAL CELLS
    Steven Strasberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A potentially beneficial improvements in preservation solutions are identified they will be tested in whole isolated livers and by transplantation in the rat. ..
  4. INFORMED CONSENT FOR STUDIES INVOLVING SURGICAL PATIENTS
    ALAN TAIT; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Estradiol For Neurocognitive Dysfunction After CABG
    Charles Hogue; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of this study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of an easily implemented therapy for improving neurologic outcome and quality of life after CABG surgery for postmenopausal women. ..
  6. Microarray Analysis of Wounds
    AMY COLWELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We hypothesize these genes can be used to modulate the biology of adult wound healing. This first step will form our basis for developing treatment to induce scarless healing. ..
  7. Physical Restraints and Therapy Disruption in Hospitals
    Ann Minnick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Neurogenesis in the Human Brain
    Alfredo Quinones Hinojosa; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  9. Electrocorticographic Study of Categorical Phoneme Perception in the Human Tempor
    Edward Chang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. BIOPHYSICAL DETERMINANTS OF DIABETIC FOOT ULCER HEALING
    Charles Saltzman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Three-dimensional rate of ulcer healing will be measured with stereophotography and computerized image analysis techniques. ..
  11. MOLECULAR DISTRIBUTION OF HUMAN ADRENERGIC RECEPTORS
    Debra Schwinn; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Results from these studies should facilitate therapeutic interventions (e.g. enhanced human tissue targeting for gene therapy) as well as understanding of mechanisms underlying cardiovascular diseases...
  12. COLLABORATIVE INITIAL GLAUCOMA TREATMENT STUDY
    Henry Jampel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  13. GLAUCOMA SURGICAL OUTCOMES STUDY
    Henry Jampel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The results of the study may allow physicians to reduce the morbidity of glaucoma surgery by altering their indications for surgery, surgical technique, and postoperative follow-up. ..
  14. Bcl-2 and Ca2+ Homeostasis in Cardiac Dysfunction
    Ulrich Schmidt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The ability to modify apoptosis and contractile properties in heart failure would represent an important step towards developing new therapeutic approaches for heart failure. ..
  15. Pain Assessment in Cognitively Impaired Children
    Shobha Malviya; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A reliable and valid pain assessment tool is critical to facilitate our future study of pain management strategies in these children. ..
  16. PHARMACOLOGY OF VASCULAR AL-ADRENERGIC RECEPTORS
    Debra Schwinn; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..They propose testing these polymorphisms for functional significance in tissue culture and correlating each polymorphism with vascular. ..
  17. EARLY DETECTION OF GLAUCOMA DAMAGE
    Henry Jampel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This assessment of the RTA and NFA will help to establish their utility as outcome measures for clinical management of glaucoma, epidemiological research, and clinical trials. ..
  18. B ADRENOCEPTORS DURING CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS
    Debra Schwinn; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..It is anticipated that prevention of myocardial betaAR desensitization during cardiac surgery should lead to enhanced myocardial performance at the time of separation from CPB and use of fewer inotropic drugs. ..
  19. 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. ..
  20. PHONATION AND PHONATORY CONTROL IN VOCAL TREMORS
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The experimental phase consists of studies of neuromuscular and respiratory input to the larynx. This information about vocal tremor will be applied to model simulations with the use of physiological signals as input model parameters. ..
  21. Nanostenting Hydrogels for Sinus Surgery
    RICHARD ORLANDI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of these Phase I studies will determine the feasibility and the optimal chemical properties of a nanostenting HA gel for human trials. ..
  22. EYE GROWTH DURING INFANCY
    Scott Lambert; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In addition, by understanding the mechanisms retarding ocular growth, it may be possible to modulate the excessive ocular growth which occurs in certain pathological conditions such as retinopathy of prematurity. ..
  23. Improving Transfusion Practices Using Decision Support
    Jeffrey Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will also examine whether improvements in appropriate transfusion ordering behavior among clinicians using decision support tools will be greater than improvements achieved by educational programs alone. ..
  24. Electrode Array Reanimation of the Paralyzed Larynx
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Nerve samples will be harvested and studied to examine the effects of the implanted array on RLN fibers. [unreadable] [unreadable]..