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  1. pmc Assessment of T staging and mesorectal fascia status using high-resolution MRI in rectal cancer with rectal distention
    Sheng Xiang Rao
    Department of Radiology, Zhongshan Hospital, Shanghai Medical Imaging Institute, 180 Fenglin Rd, Shanghai 200032, China
    World J Gastroenterol 13:4141-6. 2007
  2. doi Ultrasound-guided fascia iliaca compartment block for hip fractures in the emergency department
    Lawrence Haines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11209, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:692-7. 2012
  3. doi Laparoscopic nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy with fascia space dissection technique for cervical cancer: description of technique and outcomes
    Zhiqing Liang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400038, PR China
    Gynecol Oncol 119:202-7. 2010
  4. doi Use of the Gait Deviation Index for the assessment of gastrocnemius fascia lengthening in children with Cerebral Palsy
    Veronica Cimolin
    Bioeng Dept, Politecnico di Milano, P zza Leonardo da Vinci 32, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Res Dev Disabil 32:377-81. 2011
  5. doi Analgesia before a spinal block for femoral neck fracture: fascia iliaca compartment block
    M J Yun
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Gyeonggi Do, Korea
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 53:1282-7. 2009
  6. pmc Characterization of and host response to tyramine substituted-hyaluronan enriched fascia extracellular matrix
    LIKANG CHIN
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, ND20, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 22:1465-77. 2011
  7. doi Zebrafish collagen XII is present in embryonic connective tissue sheaths (fascia) and basement membranes
    Hannah L Bader
    Universite de Lyon, Universite Lyon 1, France
    Matrix Biol 28:32-43. 2009
  8. doi Are skeletal muscles independent actuators? Force transmission from soleus muscle in the cat
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU Univ Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 104:1557-67. 2008
  9. ncbi One hundred percent fascial approximation with sequential abdominal closure of the open abdomen
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, MC 0206, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Surg 192:238-42. 2006
  10. ncbi Treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis with temporalis muscle and fascia flap
    K Su-Gwan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Biology Research Institute, College of Dentistry, Chosun University, Kwang Ju, Korea
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 30:189-93. 2001

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  1. pmc Assessment of T staging and mesorectal fascia status using high-resolution MRI in rectal cancer with rectal distention
    Sheng Xiang Rao
    Department of Radiology, Zhongshan Hospital, Shanghai Medical Imaging Institute, 180 Fenglin Rd, Shanghai 200032, China
    World J Gastroenterol 13:4141-6. 2007
    To determine the accuracy of high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) using phased-array coil for preoperative assessment of T staging and mesorectal fascia infiltration in rectal cancer with rectal distention.
  2. doi Ultrasound-guided fascia iliaca compartment block for hip fractures in the emergency department
    Lawrence Haines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11209, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:692-7. 2012
    ..An alternative to systemic opioid analgesia involves peripheral nerve blockade. This approach may be ideally suited for the ED environment, where one injection could control pain for many hours...
  3. doi Laparoscopic nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy with fascia space dissection technique for cervical cancer: description of technique and outcomes
    Zhiqing Liang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400038, PR China
    Gynecol Oncol 119:202-7. 2010
    ..We introduce a fascia space dissection technique in order to preserve the pelvic splanchnic nerve, the hypogastric nerve and the bladder ..
  4. doi Use of the Gait Deviation Index for the assessment of gastrocnemius fascia lengthening in children with Cerebral Palsy
    Veronica Cimolin
    Bioeng Dept, Politecnico di Milano, P zza Leonardo da Vinci 32, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Res Dev Disabil 32:377-81. 2011
    ..of the GDI in the quantification of gait changes occurring after surgical intervention (gastrocnemius fascia lengthening for the correction of equinus foot deformity) in patients with CP...
  5. doi Analgesia before a spinal block for femoral neck fracture: fascia iliaca compartment block
    M J Yun
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Gyeonggi Do, Korea
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 53:1282-7. 2009
    In this prospective randomized study, the authors compared the analgesic effect of a fascia iliaca compartment (FIC) block with that of intravenous (i.v...
  6. pmc Characterization of and host response to tyramine substituted-hyaluronan enriched fascia extracellular matrix
    LIKANG CHIN
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, ND20, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 22:1465-77. 2011
    ..We propose to enrich fascia ECM with high molecular weight tyramine substituted-hyaluronan (TS-HA) to modulate inflammation associated with ..
  7. doi Zebrafish collagen XII is present in embryonic connective tissue sheaths (fascia) and basement membranes
    Hannah L Bader
    Universite de Lyon, Universite Lyon 1, France
    Matrix Biol 28:32-43. 2009
    ..expression pattern than previously thought: it was ubiquitously expressed in the connective tissue sheaths (fascia) that encase the tissues and organs of the body...
  8. doi Are skeletal muscles independent actuators? Force transmission from soleus muscle in the cat
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU Univ Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 104:1557-67. 2008
    ..Thus, within the experimental conditions of the present study, the intact cat soleus muscle appears to act mechanically as an independent actuator...
  9. ncbi One hundred percent fascial approximation with sequential abdominal closure of the open abdomen
    C Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, MC 0206, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Surg 192:238-42. 2006
    ..We performed a modification of the vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) technique that provided constant fascial tension, hypothesizing this would result in a higher rate of primary fascial closure...
  10. ncbi Treatment of temporomandibular joint ankylosis with temporalis muscle and fascia flap
    K Su-Gwan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Biology Research Institute, College of Dentistry, Chosun University, Kwang Ju, Korea
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 30:189-93. 2001
    This study sought to determine the efficacy of interpositional arthroplasty with temporalis muscle and fascia flap in the treatment of unilateral temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis in adults...
  11. ncbi Videostroboscopic assessment of unilateral vocal fold paralysis after augmentation with autologous fascia
    Heikki Rihkanen
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital at Jorvi, Turuntie 150, 02740 Espoo, Finland
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 261:177-83. 2004
    ..was to assess the glottal closure and the travelling mucosal wave by videostroboscopic images after autologous fascia augmentation in unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP) with a special reference to objective analysis of voice...
  12. ncbi Histological characteristics of the deep fascia of the upper limb
    Carla Stecco
    Section of Anatomy, Department of Human Anatomy and Physiology, University of Padova, Italy
    Ital J Anat Embryol 111:105-10. 2006
    ..collagen fibre bundle arrangement, the presence of elastic fibres, and the density of innervation in deep muscular fascia. The study demonstrated that the fasciae are formed of numerous layers of undulating collagen fibre bundles...
  13. ncbi Surgical reinforcement of support for the vagina in pelvic organ prolapse: concurrent iliococcygeus fascia colpopexy (Inmon technique)
    Masayasu Koyama
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:197-202. 2005
    To reinforce the support of the vagina, concurrent use of iliococcygeus fascia colpopexy with the McCall culdeplasty was scheduled for primary uterine prolapse...
  14. ncbi Single fascia iliaca compartment block for post-hip fracture pain relief
    Daniel Godoy Monzon
    Servicio de Ortopedia y Traumatologia, Instituto Carlos E Ottolenghi, Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Emerg Med 32:257-62. 2007
    ..of delirium from typically administered parenteral analgesics and continued pain, we tested the efficacy of using fascia-iliaca blocks (FICB), administered by one of four attending physicians working in the emergency department (ED), ..
  15. ncbi Versatility of diced cartilage-fascia grafts in dorsal nasal augmentation
    Martin H Kelly
    Craniofacial Unit, Chelsea, Westminster Hospital, Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH, United Kingdom
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1654-9; discussion 1654-9. 2007
    ..The Turkish delight technique uses Surgicel as the sleeve material, whereas Daniel and Calvert have proposed autologous fascia.
  16. doi Dorsal augmentation with diced cartilage enclosed with temporal fascia in secondary endonasal rhinoplasty
    Marcos Harel
    Plastic Surgery Unit at Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Aesthet Surg J 33:809-16. 2013
    Placement of diced cartilage enclosed within an autologous fascia sleeve (DC-F) for nasal dorsum reconstruction is common in open rhinoplasty, but there are no data regarding its use in closed rhinoplasty (the endonasal approach).
  17. doi Matrix mechanical properties of transversalis fascia in inguinal herniation as a model for tissue expansion
    Alvena Kureshi
    University College London, Tissue Repair and Engineering Centre, Institute of Orthopaedics, Stanmore Campus, London HA7 4LP, UK
    J Biomech 41:3462-8. 2008
    ..cause, research has focused predominantly on biochemical changes in the key tissue layer, the transversalis fascia (TF) with little direct analysis of functional tissue mechanics...
  18. pmc Fibroblasts from phenotypically normal palmar fascia exhibit molecular profiles highly similar to fibroblasts from active disease in Dupuytren's Contracture
    Latha Satish
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Med Genomics 5:15. 2012
    ..disorder characterized by the progressive development of a scar-like collagen-rich cord that affects the palmar fascia of the hand and leads to digital flexion contractures...
  19. doi The anatomical and functional relation between gluteus maximus and fascia lata
    Antonio Stecco
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 17:512-7. 2013
    ..males and 2 females, mean age 69 yr, were dissected to evaluate the insertions of the GM into the iliotibial band, fascia lata, lateral intermuscular septum and femur...
  20. ncbi Sectioning the plantar fascia. Effect on first metatarsophalangeal joint motion
    Francois M Harton
    Northlake Regional Medical Center, Tucker, GA, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 92:532-6. 2002
    A study on the effect of sectioning the plantar fascia on the range of motion at the first metatarsophalangeal joint is presented...
  21. doi Biomechanical compatibility of surgical mesh and fascia being reinforced: dependence of experimental hernia defect repair results on anisotropic surgical mesh positioning
    M V Anurov
    Department of Experimental Surgery, Russian State Medical University, Moscow, Russia
    Hernia 16:199-210. 2012
    ..We aimed to compare the effectiveness of experimental middle hernia defect repair in regard to the transverse and longitudinal positioning of anisotropic lightweight surgical mesh...
  22. ncbi Heel spur formation and the subcalcaneal enthesis of the plantar fascia
    Tsukasa Kumai
    J Rheumatol 29:1957-64. 2002
    To describe the structure and significance of subcalcaneal heel spurs associated with the plantar fascia.
  23. pmc Reduced thoracolumbar fascia shear strain in human chronic low back pain
    Helene M Langevin
    Department of Neurology, University of Vermont, Burlington VT, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:203. 2011
    The role played by the thoracolumbar fascia in chronic low back pain (LBP) is poorly understood...
  24. doi Ear reconstruction using a porous polyethylene framework and temporoparietal fascia flap
    John F Reinisch
    Craniofacial and Pediatric Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Beverly Hills, California 90211, USA
    Facial Plast Surg 25:181-9. 2009
    ..The authors describe a method using a porous polyethylene (PPE) framework covered by a large temporoparietal fascia (TFP) flap raised with the underlying subgaleal fascia (SGF)...
  25. doi A constitutive model for the mechanical characterization of the plantar fascia
    Arturo N Natali
    Centre of Mechanics of Biological Materials, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Connect Tissue Res 51:337-46. 2010
    A constitutive model is proposed to describe the mechanical behavior of the plantar fascia. The mechanical characterization of the plantar fascia regards the role in the foot biomechanics and it is involved in many alterations of its ..
  26. ncbi [Fascia iliaca block for femoral bone fractures in prehospital medicine]
    C Gozlan
    Département d anesthésie et de réanimation, CHU de Bicetre, 78, rue du General Leclerc, 94275 Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 24:617-20. 2005
    The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and efficacy of fascia iliaca compartment bloc (FIB) in prehospital care performed by emergency physicians.
  27. ncbi Chronic compartment syndrome in the erector spinae muscle
    J Styf
    Department of Orthopaedics, East Hospital, , Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 12:680-2. 1987
    ..All the other patients with chronic low-back pain had normal intramuscular pressure findings. Chronic compartment syndrome in the erector spinae muscle seems to be an extremely uncommon cause of exercise-induced low-back pain...
  28. ncbi TGF-beta1 overexpression in the transversalis fascia of patients with direct inguinal hernia
    G Pascual
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:516-21. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that TGFbeta1 expression could also be altered in direct inguinal hernias...
  29. ncbi Myofascial force transmission and tendon transfer for patients suffering from spastic paresis: a review and some new observations
    Mark J C Smeulders
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Suite G4 226, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 17:644-56. 2007
    ..Additionally, some new perspectives in muscle research are discussed and myofascial force transmission is introduced as a co-determinant for the outcome of tendon transfer by presenting some exploratory observations...
  30. doi Incidence of plantar fascia ruptures following corticosteroid injection
    Chul Kim
    Department of Foot and Ankle Surgery, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224, USA
    Foot Ankle Spec 3:335-7. 2010
    ..Therapeutic benefits often vary in terms of efficacy and duration. Rupture of the plantar fascia has been reported as a possible complication following corticosteroid injection...
  31. ncbi [Fascia iliaca block performed by emergency department physician trainees in hip fractures]
    Rasmus Wulff Hauritz
    Anaestesiologisk afdeling, Fredericia og Kolding Sygehuse, DK 6000 Kolding
    Ugeskr Laeger 171:515-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of fascia iliaca compartment block (FICB) performed by ED physician trainees in patients with HF.
  32. pmc Does augmentation with a reinforced fascia patch improve rotator cuff repair outcomes?
    Andrew R Baker
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Research Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:2513-21. 2012
    ..While the strength of a novel poly-L-lactic acid-reinforced (human) fascia patch has been documented, it is unclear whether such patches will enhance the strength or likelihood of healing ..
  33. ncbi Bone and temporal fascia graft for the closure of septal perforation
    D Nuńez-Fernández
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Hradec Králové, Charles University Faculty of Medicine, Czech Republic
    J Laryngol Otol 112:1167-71. 1998
    To assess the reliability of temporal fascia and bone graft for the closure of septal perforation.
  34. doi Video. Laparoscopic dissection of Denonvilliers' fascia and implications for total mesorectal excision for treatment of rectal cancer
    Jin Tung Liang
    Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Surg Endosc 25:935-40. 2011
    To inspect Denonvilliers' fascia and its relationship with neighboring oncologically and functionally important anatomic structures by laparoscopic approach.
  35. doi Tissue-engineered fascia from vaginal fibroblasts for patients needing reconstructive pelvic surgery
    Man Jung Hung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Int Urogynecol J 21:1085-93. 2010
    Mesh-augmented reconstructive surgery for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) does not meet clinical expectations. A tissue-engineered fascia equivalent needs to be developed.
  36. doi Management of pilonidal sinus disease with oblique excision and bilateral gluteus maximus fascia advancing flap: result of 278 patients
    Osman Krand
    General Surgery Department, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1172-7. 2009
    ..We investigated the potential advantages of this advancing flap technique, which we developed...
  37. pmc Dupuytren's contracture: a retrospective database analysis to assess clinical management and costs in England
    Robert A Gerber
    Clinical Development and Medical Affairs, Pfizer Global Development Headquarters, New London, CT, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:73. 2011
    ..Current surgical treatments for Dupuytren's contracture (DC) include fasciectomy and fasciotomy. We assessed the clinical management of DC in England over a 5-year period; associated NHS costs were assessed for a 1-year period...
  38. doi Implantation of autogenous meniscal fragments wrapped with a fascia sheath enhances fibrocartilage regeneration in vivo in a large harvest site defect
    Yasukazu Kobayashi
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 38:740-8. 2010
    ..Concerning meniscal tissue regeneration, many investigators have studied the development of a tissue-engineered meniscus. However, the utility still remains unknown...
  39. ncbi The in vivo elastic properties of the plantar fascia during the contact phase of walking
    Amit Gefen
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Foot Ankle Int 24:238-44. 2003
    The in vivo elastic properties of the plantar fascia during the contact phase of walking were determined experimentally by integrating a pressure-sensitive optical gait platform with a radiographic fluoroscopy system for recording ..
  40. doi Congenital ptosis: Long-term outcome of frontalis suspension using autogenous temporal fascia or fascia lata in children
    C Philandrianos
    Service de Chirurgie Plastique Pédiatrique, Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Hôpital Timone Enfants Timone Children s Hospital, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:782-6. 2010
    ..Twelve children with severe congenital ptosis underwent frontalis suspension surgery using autologous fascia lata or temporal fascia. The results were assessed with a mean follow-up period of 8 years...
  41. ncbi Intermuscular interaction between synergists in rat originates from both intermuscular and extramuscular myofascial force transmission
    Huub Maas
    Center for Human Movement Studies, School of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cells Tissues Organs 181:38-50. 2005
    ..It is concluded that mechanical interaction between synergists originates from both intermuscular as well as extramuscular connective tissues. The highest contribution, however, should be ascribed to the extramuscular pathway...
  42. pmc Lumbar paraspinal compartment syndrome
    Senthil T Nathan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 210 E Gray Street, Suite 1003, Louisville, KY, 40202, USA
    Int Orthop 36:1221-7. 2012
    ..Prospective multicentre trials may provide the surgeon with more insight into the diagnosis and management of lumbar paraspinal compartment syndrome...
  43. ncbi A stratigraphic approach to the superficial musculoaponeurotic system and its anatomic correlation with the superficial fascia
    Lydia M Ferreira
    Discipline Plastic Surgery Department of Surgery, Sao Paulo Federal University Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros 715, 4th Floor, São Paulo 04024 900, Brazil
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 30:549-52. 2006
    ..classical treatises of anatomy for analyses of the stratigraphic principle of SMAS and its relationship to the fascia. In fact, SMAS, an anatomic entity, is part of this construction model...
  44. ncbi Temporoparietal fascia: an anatomic and histologic reinvestigation with new potential clinical applications
    A T Tellioglu
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department of Kirikkale University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:40-5. 2000
    Temporoparietal fascia constitutes a very important structural unit from both an aesthetic and a reconstructive surgical point of view...
  45. doi Percutaneous needle fasciotomy for recurrent Dupuytren disease
    Annet L van Rijssen
    Department for Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery, Isala Clinics, Zwolle, The Netherlands
    J Hand Surg Am 37:1820-3. 2012
    ..However, its effect on recurrent disease is not clear...
  46. ncbi Arcus tendineus fascia pelvis: a further understanding
    Todd S Albright
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, National Capital Consortium NIH National Naval Medical Center, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:677-81. 2005
    The study was undertaken to further define the anatomy of the arcus tendineus fascia pelvis (ATFP).
  47. ncbi Role of TIMP-2 in fascia transversalis on development of inguinal hernias
    Ilker Abci
    Department of General Surgery, Alanya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Baskent University Medical Faculty, Alanya, Antalya, Turkey
    J Invest Surg 18:123-8. 2005
    ..However, it is known that the fascia transversalis (FT) is one of the structures preventing development of hernias...
  48. doi External decompressive craniectomy including resection of temporal muscle and fascia in malignant hemispheric infarction
    JaeChan Park
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea
    J Neurosurg 110:101-5. 2009
    ..However, the temporal muscle and fascia are significant limiting factors for external herniation of an edematous brain...
  49. doi Proteomic analysis of pubocervical fascia in women with and without pelvic organ prolapse and urodynamic stress incontinence
    Stavros Athanasiou
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Athens University School of Medicine, Alexandra Hospital, Vas Sofias 54, Athens 11528, Greece
    Int Urogynecol J 21:1377-84. 2010
    This pilot study compares protein expression patterns in the pubocervical fascia of women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and asymptomatic women with normal pelvic support.
  50. doi NGF-evoked sensitization of muscle fascia nociceptors in humans
    Saskia Deising
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Pain 153:1673-9. 2012
    ..As the muscle fascia is densely innervated by free nerve endings, we hypothesized a lasting sensitization of fascia nociceptors by NGF...
  51. ncbi Changes in collagen and elastic fiber contents of the skin, rectus sheath, transversalis fascia and peritoneum in primary inguinal hernia patients
    M Ozdogan
    Department of Surgery, Ataturk Teaching and Research Hospital, Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey
    Bratisl Lek Listy 107:235-8. 2006
    ..Previous studies have shown that patients with inguinal hernia have some anomalies in collagen metabolism and changed ratio of collagen types...
  52. doi Single fascia iliaca compartment block for pain relief in patients with fractured neck of femur in the emergency department: a pilot study
    Samer Elkhodair
    Emergency Department, St Georges University, UK
    Eur J Emerg Med 18:340-3. 2011
    Fractured neck of femur (NOF) is a common injury in the elderly, which causes severe pain and distress. Fascia iliaca compartment block using the 'Two Pop Technique' is safe and relatively easy to perform...
  53. doi Bupivacaine infusion above or below the fascia for postoperative pain treatment after abdominal hysterectomy
    Meltem Cakmak Hafizoglu
    Izmir Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, 35000 Basinsitesi, Izmir, Turkey
    Anesth Analg 107:2068-72. 2008
    We evaluated in which anatomic layer (above the fascia [AF] or below the fascia [BF]) wound infusion of bupivacaine has the best effect on postoperative pain after abdominal hysterectomy.
  54. doi Sensory innervation of the thoracolumbar fascia in rats and humans
    J Tesarz
    Department of General Internal and Psychosomatic Medicine, Heidelberg University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Neuroscience 194:302-8. 2011
    The available data on the innervation of the thoracolumbar fascia (TLF) are inconsistent and partly contradictory. Therefore, the role of the fascia as a potential source of pain in the low back is difficult to assess...
  55. doi A new technique for dural suturing with fascia graft for cerebrospinal fluid leakage in transsphenoidal surgery
    Jung Yong Ahn
    Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei Brain Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Neurosurgery 65:65-71; discussion 71-2. 2009
    ..Most techniques use autologous tissue grafts of fat, muscle, or fascia lata, with or without the use of postoperative lumbar CSF drainage; however, patients demonstrate a relatively ..
  56. ncbi The correlation between plantar fascia thickness and symptoms of plantar fasciitis
    Sarah Mahowald
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 101:385-9. 2011
    The purpose of this study was to determine whether changes in plantar fascia thickness are a reliable gauge of efficacy of treatment protocols for plantar fasciitis.
  57. doi Getting to the heel of the problem: plantar fascia lesions
    T Jeswani
    Department of Radiology, Worthing and Southlands Hospitals, West Sussex, UK
    Clin Radiol 64:931-9. 2009
    ..Clinical diagnosis is often difficult with a large range of possible diagnoses. Lesions of the plantar fascia form an important group...
  58. ncbi Abnormal primary tissue collagen composition in the skin of recurrent incisional hernia patients
    Brent White
    Hernia Institute, Emory Endosurgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am Surg 73:1254-8. 2007
    ..In this prospective, case-control study, nonscarred, primary abdominal wall skin and fascia biopsies were obtained in 12 patients with a history of recurrent incisional hernias and 11 control subjects ..
  59. doi Crural fascia and muscle origins related to medial tibial stress syndrome symptom location
    Christopher D Stickley
    Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1991-6. 2009
    ..Research into the anatomical arrangement of these structures has been inconclusive. The deep crural fascia (DCF) has been implicated as a cause of traction-induced injury in MTSS but not fully researched...
  60. ncbi Reconstructing wide palatomaxillary defects using free flaps combining bare serratus anterior muscle fascia and scapular bone
    Kemal Ugurlu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sisli Etfal State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:621-9. 2007
    ..In this study, we present a novel use of the free scapular bone flap combined with serratus anterior fascia and its functional and esthetic results.
  61. ncbi Tensile strength and host response towards different polypropylene implant materials used for augmentation of fascial repair in a rat model
    Maja L Konstantinovic
    Centre for Surgical Technologies, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:619-26. 2007
    ..At 90 days time point, explants reconstructed with tighter woven multifilament SPM were weaker than sutured or SPMM controls. Overall shrinkage of 10% was comparable for all groups...
  62. ncbi Use of fascia-peritoneum patch as a pledget for an infected aortic stump
    Timur P Sarac
    Division of Vascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Desk S40, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:1404-6. 2003
    ..We present three case reports in which we used a layer of posterior rectus fascia-peritoneum to bolster oversewing a short infected aortic stump after removal of an infected aortic graft...
  63. pmc Fibrillin-1 in incisional hernias: an immunohistochemical study in scar and non-scar regions of human skin and muscle fasciae
    Martin Fricke
    Dept of Histology, University of Gottingen, Germany
    J Anat 212:674-85. 2008
    ..Tissue samples from non-scar skin and muscle fascia of 12 patients with incisional hernias as well as from the respective scar tissues were obtained...
  64. doi Incisional continuous fascia iliaca block provides more effective pain relief and fewer side effects than opioids after pelvic osteotomy in children
    Sandra J Lako
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Anesth Analg 109:1799-803. 2009
    ..To investigate whether a continuous incisional fascia iliaca compartment (FIC) block provides more effective postoperative pain relief with fewer side effects than IV ..
  65. pmc Apoptosis-like cell death induction and aberrant fibroblast properties in human incisional hernia fascia
    Ramon Diaz
    Institut de Recerca, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Pathol 178:2641-53. 2011
    ..we used matched tissue-based and in vitro primary cell culture systems to examine the possible involvement of fascia fibroblasts in incisional hernia pathogenesis...
  66. doi Gerota's fascia flap: a technique for autogenous packing in major liver injuries
    Marco Catani
    Emergency Department, La Sapienza Universita di Roma, Umberto I Policlinico di Roma, Roma, Italy
    J Trauma 69:720-1. 2010
    ..The authors describe a new surgical technique consisting of Gerota's fascia dissection that provide an autogenous pedunculated flap to obtain a definitive hemostasis of the injured liver ..
  67. doi Plantar fasciitis (fasciosis) treatment outcome study: plantar fascia thickness measured by ultrasound and correlated with patient self-reported improvement
    Jerry M Fabrikant
    5565 Grossmont Center Drive, Bldg 3 353, La Mesa, CA 91942, USA
    Foot (Edinb) 21:79-83. 2011
    Ultrasound, well recognized as an effective diagnostic tool, reveals a thickening of the plantar fascia in patients with plantar fasciitis/fasciosis disease...
  68. ncbi Tamoxifen decreases fibroblast function and downregulates TGF(beta2) in dupuytren's affected palmar fascia
    M Ann Kuhn
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Institute of Tissue Regeneration, Repair, and Rehabilitation, Bay Pines, Florida 33744, USA
    J Surg Res 103:146-52. 2002
    ..Tamoxifen, a synthetic nonsteroidal antiestrogen, is known to modulate the production of TGF(beta). This study examined the role of tamoxifen in decreasing fibroblast function and downregulating TGF(beta2)...
  69. doi Short- and midterm results of the fascia suture technique for closure of femoral artery access sites after endovascular aneurysm repair
    Carl Montan
    Vascular Center Malmö Lund, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Endovasc Ther 18:789-96. 2011
    To evaluate the midterm outcomes and potential risk factors associated with the fascia suture technique (FST) for closure of femoral artery access sites after percutaneous endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR).
  70. ncbi The investing layer of the deep cervical fascia does not exist between the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles
    Ming Zhang
    Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:452-4. 2002
    ..We sought to describe the 3-dimensional organization of connective tissues in the suboccipital region...
  71. pmc Identification and characterization of chondrogenic progenitor cells in the fascia of postnatal skeletal muscle
    Guangheng Li
    Stem Cell Research Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Mol Cell Biol 3:369-77. 2011
    ..Two prospective cell populations were isolated from rat skeletal muscle: fascia-derived cells (FDCs), extracted from gluteus maximus muscle fascia (epimysium) and muscle-derived cells (MDCs) ..
  72. doi Achilles tendon and plantar fascia in recently diagnosed type II diabetes: role of body mass index
    Michele Abate
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, Infrared Imaging Laboratory, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Technologies, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Via dei Vestini 31, 66013 Chieti Scalo, CH, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 31:1109-13. 2012
    Previous research has shown that plantar fascia and Achilles tendon thickness is increased in diabetes...
  73. ncbi Anatomic variations in the levator ani muscle, endopelvic fascia, and urethra in nulliparas evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging
    Ralf Tunn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Charite Campus Mitte, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:116-21. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a system to quantify interindividual variation in the appearance of continence system structures in normal continent nulliparous women...
  74. doi Comparison of AlloDerm, fat, fascia, cartilage, and dermal grafts in rabbits
    Erkan Tarhan
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 10:187-93. 2008
    ..To compare various graft materials in the rabbit model, including autologous cartilage, dermal tissue, fat, and AlloDerm (a cadaver-derived material)...
  75. ncbi The utility of both muscle and fascia flaps in severe upper extremity trauma
    Geoffrey G Hallock
    Division of Plastic Surgery, The Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 53:61-5. 2002
    ..A basic schema to facilitate flap selection in the upper extremity is introduced...
  76. pmc Autogenous temporalis fascia patch graft for porous polyethylene (Medpor) sphere orbital implant exposure
    M S Sagoo
    Ophthalmology Department, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:942-6. 2004
    Temporalis fascia has been recommended for hydroxyapatite sphere exposure...
  77. ncbi A modified fascia iliaca compartment block has significant morphine-sparing effect after total hip arthroplasty
    M Stevens
    Anaesthetic Department, La Trobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon, Victoria, Australia
    Anaesth Intensive Care 35:949-52. 2007
    We assessed whether a modified fascia iliaca compartment block in unilateral total hip arthroplasty provides a morphine-sparing effect in the first 24 hours. This involved a randomised, double blind study of 44 patients...
  78. ncbi Articaine: an effective adjunctive local anesthetic for painless surgery at the depth of the muscular fascia
    Keith E Schulze
    Dermatologic Surgery Center of Houston, P A, and University of Texas, Houston Medical School 77030, USA
    Dermatol Surg 32:407-10. 2006
    ..Articaine is a unique amide anesthetic that contains a thiophene ring and an additional ester group. The rapid diffusion and enhanced tissue-penetrating properties of articaine enable its use for infiltrative anesthesia...
  79. ncbi Thoracic paravertebral nerve block, nerve stimulator guidance and the endothoracic fascia
    S A Lang
    Anaesthesia 60:930-1; author reply 931. 2005
  80. ncbi Tensile strength and host response towards silk and type i polypropylene implants used for augmentation of fascial repair in a rat model
    Federico Spelzini
    Centre for Surgical Technologies, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 63:155-62. 2007
    ..We compared host response, architectural integration and tensile strength of two different macroporous silk constructs to a polypropylene type I implant in a rat model for augmentation of primary fascial defect repair...
  81. doi Surgical treatment of an exposed orbital implant with vascularized superficial temporal fascia flap
    Yavuz Basterzi
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Medical Faculty, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 20:502-4. 2009
    ..We describe a case with silicone implant exposition that was managed with a vascularized superficial temporal fascia flap...
  82. ncbi Fenestration of the Gerota's fascia as symptomatic treatment of floating kidneys
    Christian Koppelstaetter
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Division of Nephrology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:1020-2. 2007
    ..Nephrotic syndrome was unresponsive to steroid therapy. A laparoscopic bilateral fenestration of Gerota's fascia and peritoneum allowed permanent drainage of fluid into the peritoneal cavity...
  83. doi Muscle fascia and force transmission
    Peter P Purslow
    Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 14:411-7. 2010
    ....
  84. doi Collagen in the transversalis fascia of patients with indirect inguinal hernia: a case-control study
    Antonio Britto Casanova
    Department of Surgery, Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Caxias do Sul, Brazil
    Am J Surg 198:1-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the constituents of total and types I and III collagen fibers in the transversalis fascias of patients with indirect inguinal hernias, compared with samples removed from nonherniated cadavers...
  85. doi The versatility of the temporoparietal fascia flap in head and neck reconstruction
    Ryan M Collar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:141-8. 2012
    The temporoparietal fascia flap (TPFF) is a versatile tool in head and neck reconstruction. This article aims to describe the spectrum of TPFF applications through a series of case studies and related review of the literature.
  86. doi Persistent effects of everolimus on strength of experimental wounds in intestine and fascia
    Martine C M Willems
    Department of Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Wound Repair Regen 18:98-104. 2010
    ..Breaking strength of ileum, colon, and fascia was consistently and significantly reduced in the experimental groups at all time points...
  87. doi Can an FDG-PET/CT predict tumor clearance of the mesorectal fascia after preoperative chemoradiation of locally advanced rectal cancer?
    Roy F A Vliegen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Strahlenther Onkol 184:457-64. 2008
    ..So far, MRI and CT have failed to provide such information. Therefore, the value of a combined FDG-PET/CT in predicting tumor clearance of the mesorectal fascia (MRF) was determined.
  88. doi Preservation of lateral prostatic fascia is associated with urine continence after robotic-assisted prostatectomy
    Henk G van der Poel
    Department of Urology, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Urol 55:892-900. 2009
    Among several clinical factors, nerve or prostatic fascia preservation is associated with an improved continence outcome in several studies.
  89. ncbi Toldt's fascia flap: a new technique for repairing large diaphragmatic hernias
    Tadaharu Okazaki
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Shizuoka Children s Hospital, 860 Urushiyama, 420 8660 Shizuoka, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:64-7. 2005
    ..Toldt's fascia (TF) flap was used to repair defects that were too large to repair primarily even though the anterior rim of the ..
  90. doi Is the lumbodorsal fascia necessary?
    Serge Gracovetsky
    Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 12:194-7. 2008
    The role of the lumbodorsal fascia is generally neglected in spine biomechanics. Yet it is perhaps the most important structure insuring the integrity of the spinal machinery...
  91. pmc Augmented repair of acute Achilles tendon ruptures using gastrocnemius-soleus fascia
    Agustin Garabito
    Department of Orthopaedic Sugery, Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain
    Int Orthop 29:42-6. 2005
    ..Reconstruction of acute ruptures of the Achilles tendon augmented with gastrocnemius-soleus fascial flaps provided a good outcome but was associated with a high complication rate...
  92. ncbi MRI morphology of the levator ani muscle, endopelvic fascia, and urethra in women with stress urinary incontinence
    Ralf Tunn
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Charite Medical School, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 126:239-45. 2006
    To evaluate pathomorphologic changes of the levator ani muscle, endopelvic fascia, and urethra in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) by MRI.
  93. ncbi The anterior layer of Denonvilliers' fascia: a common misconception in the laparoscopic prostatectomy literature
    Fernando P Secin
    Department of Urology, Sidney Kimmel Center for Prostate and Urologic Cancers, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 177:521-5. 2007
    Incision of the anterior layer of Denonvilliers' fascia is commonly cited as a key step in successful dissection of the vasa deferentia and seminal vesicles from the posterior bladder neck during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy...
  94. doi Stability, continence and breathing: the role of fascia following pregnancy and delivery
    D G Lee
    Diane Lee and Associates, BC, Canada
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 12:333-48. 2008
    ..Current evidence suggests that the muscles and fascia of the lumbopelvic region play a significant role in musculoskeletal function as well as continence and ..
  95. ncbi Randomized clinical trial comparing blunt tapered and standard needles in closing abdominal fascia
    Rob A G Nordkam
    Department of Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 29:441-5; discussion 445. 2005
    ..laparotomy in a 6-month period for general surgical disorders were randomized to two groups; in one, the abdominal fascia was closed with a blunt tapered needle; in the other, a sharp needle was used...
  96. doi Nonlinear finite element analysis of the plantar fascia due to the windlass mechanism
    Hsin Yi Kathy Cheng
    Graduate Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Foot Ankle Int 29:845-51. 2008
    Tightening of plantar fascia by passively dorsiflexing the toes during walking has functional importance...
  97. ncbi Ultrasound guided fascia iliaca block: a comparison with the loss of resistance technique
    John Dolan
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 33:526-31. 2008
    The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of fascia iliaca block, performed by loss of resistance and ultrasound guidance techniques.
  98. ncbi Effects of plantar fascia stiffness on the biomechanical responses of the ankle-foot complex
    Jason Tak Man Cheung
    Jockey Club Rehabilitation Engineering Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, PR China
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:839-46. 2004
    The plantar fascia is one of the major stabilizing structures of the longitudinal arch of human foot, especially during midstance of the gait cycle...
  99. doi Fascia-to-fascia closure with abdominal topical negative pressure for severe abdominal infections: preliminary results in a department of general surgery and intensive care unit
    Pietro Padalino
    Department of General Surgery, University of Milano, Monza, Italy
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 11:523-8. 2010
    ..Vacuum-assisted fascial closure (VAFC-KCI(®)) of an open abdomen is one of the latest methods...
  100. doi Using an optimization approach to design an insole for lowering plantar fascia stress--a finite element study
    Yu Chun Hsu
    Department of Physical Therapy and Assistive Technology, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Biomed Eng 36:1345-52. 2008
    ..However, little research has been focused on the junction stress between the plantar fascia and the calcaneus when wearing different shapes of insole...
  101. pmc The use of blunt-tipped 12-mm trocars without fascial closure in laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy
    Tiberio M Siqueira
    Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    JSLS 8:47-50. 2004
    ..Coaptation of the tissue layers occurs during withdrawal of the trocar, preventing volume gaps that can be prone to herniation...

Research Grants77

  1. Remote-control mouse-implantable micropumps for establishment of regenerative cap
    JUAN GABRIEL contact SANTIAGO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We implant the pump under the skin of the back and run a catheter under the skin and under the fascia of the muscle carrying the luciferase-expressing MuSCs...
  2. Stem Cell Homing for Treatment of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Margot S Damaser; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The maternal injuries of childbirth are diffuse and involve injury to many small structures, such as pelvic floor fascia as well as pelvic organs, making direct injection stem cell therapy to all these sites impossible...
  3. Improving pain and function in hip fracture
    R Sean Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project examines the efficacy and effects of 2 regional anesthesia techniques, femoral nerve blocks (FNB) and fascia iliaca blocks (FIB), on the treatment of peri-operative acute hip (femoral neck, intertrochanteric) fracture pain...
  4. Innate immunity in dermal fibrosis and systemic sclerosis
    ROBERT A LAFYATIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..that developmental regulators, particularly Wnt and BMPs, likely affect skin development perinatally, leading to fascia thickening in Tsk mice, but did not find upregulation of TGF2-responsive genes and no evidence of inflammation in ..
  5. Role of endocytosis by the neural crest in cardio-craniofacial development
    ANNA LUISE KEYTE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In the head the cranial NCCs contribute to cartilage, bone, fascia and tendons associated with craniofacial muscles...
  6. Enabling Strategies for Growing Collagenous Tissues
    LAURA E contact NIKLASON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Connective soft tissues, which include skin, fascia, ligament, tendon, blood vessel, etc, rely upon extracellular matrix to provide the bulk of their mechanical properties...
  7. Tissue Engineering of a Neotrachea
    James E Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the methodology to produce large scaffold-free cartilage sheets, which when implanted in vivo and surrounded by fascia or muscle, produces a vascularized neotracheal construct...
  8. Use Of Adipose Derived Stem Cells For Engineering Of Ligament Tissue
    David McAllister; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the results of this research could be applied to engineering of other connective tissues including other tendons, fascia, and skin...
  9. Image-Guided Surgery of Endocrine Glands and Their Tumors using Near-Infrared Flu
    John V Frangioni; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..thyroid gland and adrenal gland, can often be difficult to locate during surgery due to adhesions and overlying fascia. Our hypothesis is that near-infrared (NIR) fluorophores targeted to endocrine glands and their tumors will ..
  10. Rotator cuff repair using hyaluronan enriched fascia extracellular matrix
    KATHLEEN ANNE DERWIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The objective of this application is to establish the extent to which fascia extracellular matrix (ECM), engineered with and without biologic enhancement, can improve the functional outcomes ..
  11. Molded Hydrogel Tympanic Membrane Repair Constructs
    WILSON CANNOY PRITCHARD; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Surgical procedures including fascia and cartilage tympanoplasty are more effective but are invasive and expensive...
  12. Core-Shell Fiber Mesh for the Treatment of UI and PFD in Elderly Women
    MICHAEL P H LAU; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Novo Contour proposes biodegradable core-shell fibers to gradually and tunably contract the patient's fascia, providing refined levels of support...
  13. Pathogenesis and Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Myofascial Trigger Points
    Siddhartha Sikdar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., muscle, fascia, blood vessels);and to correlate these findings with clinical assessments to better understand the role of MTrPs ..
  14. Localized Growth Factor Therapy for Surgical Hernia Repair
    Bruce Lamb; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The incorporation of biocompatible mesh to strengthen the abdominal fascia has largely replaced high-tension suturing techniques in hernia repair...
  15. Hyaluronan Enriched Fascia ECM for Rotator Cuff Repair
    LIKANG CHIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To address the critical need for such a scaffold, we propose to develop fascia ECM for rotator cuff augmentation, since it has mechanical, chemical, and structural properties similar to tendon...
  16. Design, construction, and evaluation of implants for vocal fold alteration and re
    Luc Mongeau; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Biomaterials used have included specific types of fat, collagen, hyaluronic acid, fascia, and a variety of synthetic materials such as silicone, Gore-Tex, or hydroxyapatite...
  17. Bioadhesive Membrane Construct for Hernia Repair
    NEIL WINTERBOTTOM; Fiscal Year: 2010
    A hernia occurs when part of an internal organ bulges through a weak area of fascia, with most hernias occurring in the abdomen. Surgical hernia repair is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the US...
  18. MOLECULAR AND BIOCHEMICAL STUDY OF COLLAGEN IN PROLAPSE
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence result from failure of the support mechanism derived from pelvic fascia and muscles...
  19. A Bioengineered Hernia Patch
    JEFF MORRIS CAVES; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposal will establish the feasibility of an innovative Synthetic Fascia(tm) for improved repair of abdominal wall hernias...
  20. Adhesion Molecules of the Intercalated Disc in Cardiomyopathy
    Kirk U Knowlton; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..They consist of an array of proteins, which are categorized into three major junctional complexes, fascia adherens junctions, desmosomes, and gap junctions, and are essential for maintaining mechanical and electrical ..
  21. KINEMATICS AND STABILITY OF THE ARCH OF THE FOOT
    Harold Kitaoka; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The arch is constrained by bony and articular geometry, ligaments, joint capsules, and fascia. Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is associated with loss of these constraints, leading to pain, ..
  22. UAB Continence Treatment Center
    Holly E Richter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and feasibility study for a 2-arm randomized controlled comparative effectiveness trial of the autologous rectus fascia pubovaginal sling and the synthetic mesh midurethral sling procedures for the treatment of recurrent or persistent ..
  23. UCSD INCONTINENCE TREATMENT CENTER
    Michael Albo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and feasibility study for a 2-arm randomized controlled comparative effectiveness trial of the autologous rectus fascia pubovaginal sling and the synthetic mesh midurethral sling procedures for the treatment of recurrent or persistent ..
  24. Delivery of Adipose Derived Stem Cells for Healing Surgical Hernia Repairs
    Bruce Lamb; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The incorporation of biocompatible mesh to strengthen the abdominal fascia has largely replaced high-tension suturing techniques in surgical hernia repair...
  25. Mechanisms of anterior vaginal wall support failure
    John O L Delancey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The PVC includes the arcus tendineus fascia pelvis (ATFP), arcus tendineus levator ani (ATLA) and LAP...
  26. Delivery of Adipose Derived Stem Cells for Healing Surgical Hernia Repairs
    Bruce Lamb; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The incorporation of biocompatible mesh to strengthen the abdominal fascia has largely replaced high-tension suturing techniques in surgical hernia repair...
  27. First International Congress on Fascia Research: Basic Science and Implications f
    Thomas Findley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..provided by applicant): This R-13 application requests support for the "First International Congress on Fascia Research: Basic Science and Implications for Conventional and Complementary Medicine" to be held in Boston, ..
  28. Mechanisms of Female Urinary Incontinence in Diabetes
    Margot Damaser; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Vaginal delivery causes ischemic injury to tissues of the pelvic floor, including muscle, fascia, and nerves...
  29. DUKE UNINARY CONTINENCE TREATMENT CENTER
    Richard Bump; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..multiple perspectives; and 8) use all of these measures to describe and compare the effectiveness of (i) donor fascia lata sling and retropubic urethropexy for BNHM GSI without SD, (ii) donor and autologous fascia lata sling for ISD,..
  30. Function and Morphology of the Pelvic Floor Musculature
    Vicki Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Aim 2: To describe the differences in the structural anatomy (morphology) of the PFM including muscles, fascia and ligamentous structures at rest in women with GSUI as compared to healthy, normal nulliparous women...
  31. IMMUNOCYTOCHEMICAL STUDY OF CARDIAC MUSCLE ORGANIZATION
    KIYOTERU TOKUYASU; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Thus, how the myofibril-fascia-plasmalemma relationship is established is a fundamental question in understanding the developmental process of ..
  32. Biopolymer fiber as a bioabsorbable monofilament suture
    David Martin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It may also be useful in the treatment of orthopedic patients and for fascia closure...
  33. MDA-7/IL-24 and free radicals in renal cancer therapy
    Paul Dent; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and difficult tumors to treat, particularly when disease has spread beyond the kidney and into the surrounding fascia;even intensive combinations of radio- and chemotherapy are not curative and yield only a modest impact on patient ..
  34. Biopolymer fiber as a bioabsorbable monofilament suture
    David Martin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The suture is also expected to find application in fascia closure, and in orthopedic procedures for ligament and tendon repair...
  35. Extending Ultrasound Elastography to Manual Treatment Methods
    John Triano; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g. subcutaneous, fascia, longissimus, intermuscular aponeuroses, and multifidus) that arise from small amplitude motions during continuous ..
  36. Model Acute Compartment Syndrome Study
    John Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..tools for compartment syndrome, anecdotal evidence suggests that the fasciotomy - a surgical opening of the muscle fascia to release compartment pressures - is often performed prophylactically, subjecting the patient to a long and ..
  37. NEW PARADIGMS IN TISSUE VIBRATION FOR DIAGNOSTIC METHODS
    THOMAS ROYSTON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..complex acoustic signals, it is critical to know the effect that the intervening tissue (for example, skin, fascia, fat) has in modulating the signal between generation and detection...
  38. Noninvasive Diagnosis of Compartment Syndrome
    John Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..tools for compartment syndrome, anecdotal evidence suggests that the fasciotomy, a surgical opening of the muscle fascia to release compartment pressures is often performed prophylactically, subjecting the patient to a long and ..
  39. Improved Measurements of Vocal Fold-Related Tissues
    Sarah Klemuk; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..New biomaterials are being developed because reported long-term voice improvement from adipose, collagen, and fascia injections is not consistent...
  40. STRUCTURE-FUNCTION RELATIONSHIPS IN HIPPOCAMPAL CIRCUITS
    EDWARD KAIRISS; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..of the biophysical properties of synaptic interaction between principal cells and local circuit neurons in the fascia dentata subfield of rat hippocampus...
  41. RESISTANCE TO SEIZURE INDUCED DAMAGE
    Ellen Sperber; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..loss of the CA3 and CA4 areas and sprouting of mossy fibre terminals in the supragranular layer of the hippocampal fascia dentate...
  42. Cortical Plasticity after Hemispherectomy
    Gary Mathern; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Race Differences in Female UI: Epidemiology and Biology
    John DeLancey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Knowledge of these factors can then provide the basis for risk factor identification and the development of preventive strategies appropriate to different racial groups. ..
  44. LOW BACK PAIN IN CYCLIC AND PROLONGED ACTIVITIES
    Moshe Solomonow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  45. Physiology of Cumulative Low Back Disorders
    Moshe Solomonow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Methodology of Phase I and II trials of anticancer CAM
    Andrew Vickers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  47. PATHOGENIC MECHANISMS OF VENOUS DISEASE
    Vincent Falanga; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed studies should advance knowledge of the pathogenesis of venous ulceration and fibrosis. ..
  48. Volume-Outcomes in Incontinence Surgery
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary outcome will be re-operation rates, repeat sling procedures (for failures), and other postoperative complications, stratified by high and low volume surgeons and hospitals. ..
  49. MECHANISMS OF BIOENGINEERED SKIN IN HUMAN WOUNDS
    Vincent Falanga; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposed studies will advance our understanding of how a bioengineered skin product works in a human chronic wound and provide insight into further bioengineering needs. ..
  50. Metabolism and Excitability in Rodent Hippocampus
    Anne Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Limited Access Dataset: ACTIVE Study Phase II
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will make the remainder of the study data available for public use. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. DEVELOPMENT OF AN IN VITRO WOUND HEALING MODEL
    Frederick Grinnell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Specific Aim #3 focuses on the factors that contribute to apoptosis of cells undergoing stressed matrix contraction. ..
  53. INTRACELLULAR TRAFFICKING OF TROPOELASTIN
    Frederick Grinnell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  54. INTRAOPERATIVE MEASUREMENT IN CEREBRAL PALSY SURGERY
    Richard Lieber; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, these data will be relevant to management of other disorders such as stroke, head injury and spinal cord injury, where surgical tendon transfers are performed. ..
  55. GROWTH GENES, EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX AND ANGIOGENESIS
    Donald Ingber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It also may lead to identification of novel molecular targets for angiogenesis inhibition and hence, new approaches to anti-cancer therapy. ..
  56. ADIPOSE DERIVED STEM CELLS FOR TREATMENT OF INCONTINENCE
    LARISSA RODRIGUEZ; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Lastly, we will use an animal model of incontinence and decreased urethral resistance to test the hypothesis that these cells can be used to reconstruct a functional urethra as a treatment of stress incontinence. ..
  57. Beneath the Urologic Iceberg: A Qualitative Study
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. BIOCHEMICAL AND VASCULAR ALTERATIONS IN SCLERODERMA
    Sergio A Jimenez; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  59. Doctor-Older Patient Communication About Alcohol Misuse
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The program can also be used in medical schools and by advance practice nurses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. Direct Determination of Lower Extremity of Muscle Design
    Richard Lieber; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This data, once available to the biomechanical community will propel this field to the next level and enable development of meaningful new surgical procedures and objective methods of evaluating human musculoskeletal function. ..
  61. BIOMECHANICAL EFFECT OF ACUPUNCTURE NEEDLING
    HELENE LANGEVIN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This will contribute to the fundamental understanding of acupuncture therapy and may lead to improvements in treatments. ..
  62. Genetic Linkage Analysis by Mitotic Recombination
    Frederick Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  63. ADVANCED STAGE CHRONIC DISEASE: SYMPTONS, DISTRESS, CARE
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, the study will provide data on the amount, source, and costs of care that will improve planning and coordination of end-of-life care. ..
  64. Communicating with Older Drivers: A Web-based Course
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The Web-based program will be marketed as a CME product for physicians through NERI's E-commerce Website and the Boston University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  65. Integrity of the Pulmonary Blood-Gas Barrier
    John West; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, at the more basic level, this research is devoted to a fundamental biological dilemma of the lung, namely how the blood-gas barrier combines extreme thinness with immense strength. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  66. Circulating osteogenic cells in aging and disease
    Robert Pignolo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..LONG-TERM OBJECTIVES: To define the role of BdACs as osteogenic cells with potential for use in diagnostic testing, cell replacement therapy, or as a target population for gene therapy. ..
  67. BOTULINUM TOXIN THERAPY FOR INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/CHRON*
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  68. Health Services Use: Analysis of ACTIVE Data
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The trial data currently are being archived for public use and are available only to the ACTIVE investigators. ..
  69. Sensory Testing in Subjects with Interstitial Cystitis
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  70. Communicating to Improve the Quality of Informal Care
    Sharon Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  71. TRAINING IN MOLECULAR RHEUMATOLOGY AND ORTHOPEDICS
    Sergio Jimenez; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..D.'s capable of establishing independent research programs in areas relevant to Rheumatology and Orthopedics. ..
  72. Muscle Properties During Normal Movements
    THOMAS SANDERCOCK; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These results will be important for rehabilitation engineering, providing a quantitative guide for muscle selection in tendon transfer surgeries and functional neuromuscular stimulation. ..