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Book Chapter
Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 2
Published: 15 August 2012
10.1159/000337903
EISBN: 978-3-318-02159-2
... Abstract This chapter deals with retinal detachments secondary to giant retinal tears or dialyses. The etiology, epidemiology and pathogenesis are thoroughly reviewed. Management options are discussed, with an emphasis on surgical techniques and considerations. Retinal Dialysis Definition...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 57
Published: 07 October 2011
10.1159/000328876
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9815-6
... Abstract Prevalence of rotator cuff tears after traumatic dislocation increases with advancing age, as a consequence of the age-associated deterioration of structures and mechanical properties of the tendons of the rotator cuff. These act as effective stabilizers of the joint, compressing...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 57
Published: 07 October 2011
10.1159/000328910
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9815-6
... Abstract There is no definite consensus on the best management for patients with rotator cuff tears. No randomized controlled studies have compared the outcome of surgical versus conservative treatment. The described successful rate of conservative treatment varies widely, from 33 to 92%. Even...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 57
Published: 07 October 2011
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9815-6
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9815-6
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 45
Published: 11 May 2010
10.1159/000315022
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9419-6
... ) and birch pollen ( Betula pendula ) on both human tear fluid and conjunctival cell cultures. This study is an approach to seasonal non-allergic conjunctivitis (SNAC) syndrome. Methods: Zymography was carried out in order to investigate the proteolytic activity of the pollen. Thereafter, human tear fluid...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 45
Published: 11 May 2010
10.1159/000315026
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9419-6
... Abstract Hyperosmolarity of the tear film is recognized as an important pathogenetic factor in dry eye syndrome (DES). Hyperosmolarity testing has been hampered in the past by difficulties in tear collection and analytic procedures that required laboratory facilities. The Tearlab TM Osmolarity...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 41
Published: 23 May 2008
10.1159/000131066
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8377-0
... Abstract Purpose: To survey briefly current knowledge on the normal preocular tear film.Methods: Sections deal with: (1) Formation of the film, its physical dimensions and ratesof inflow and outflow of tears, and briefly the pathways of nervous control of tear productionin the main lacrimal...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 30
Published: 01 October 1999
10.1159/000060750
EISBN: 978-3-318-00425-0
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 57
Published: 07 October 2011
10.1159/000328886
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9815-6
... Abstract The subscapularis muscle is the largest and strongest muscle of the rotator cuff. It plays an essential role in the stability and function of the shoulder. Tears of the subscapularis tendon are more frequent than previously estimated. The worldwide use of arthroscopy in rotator cuff...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 57
Published: 07 October 2011
10.1159/000328891
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9815-6
... Abstract Massive rotator cuff tears represent a great challenge in orthopaedic. They are associated with persistent defects, weakness, and poor outcomes and can cause an uncoupling of forces across the glenohumeral joint, with unstable shoulder kinematics. In the last few years, a notable...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 57
Published: 07 October 2011
10.1159/000328868
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9815-6
... Abstract Rotator cuff disease is among the most common musculoskeletal disorders with high direct and indirect costs in industrialized countries. Not all rotator cuff tears are symptomatic. Genetics has recently been investigated as a factor involved in the pathogenesis of rotator cuff...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 57
Published: 07 October 2011
10.1159/000329812
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9815-6
... Abstract Repair of rotator cuff tears is a common procedure. Prior to approaching this surgery, it should be realized that each surgical step can lead to complications, including those related to positioning and anaesthesia. Stiffness, infection and failure of repair are the more frequent...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 54
Published: 27 August 2014
10.1159/000360465
EISBN: 978-3-318-02661-0
... Abstract Giant retinal tears (GRTs; ≥90°) are rare and difficult to treat successfully for even experienced vitreous surgeons. Using microincision vitrectomy surgery (MIVS) to treat GRTs has been an important advancement. Here we describe the surgical technique and its complications. Surgical...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 57
Published: 07 October 2011
10.1159/000328888
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9815-6
... Abstract Repair of rotator cuff tears (RCT) is challenging. In RC tears, a partial (PTRCTs) or full (RCTs) discontinuation of one or more of the muscles or tendons and may occur as a result of traumatic injury or degeneration over a period of years. Many factors seem to contribute to the final...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 57
Published: 07 October 2011
10.1159/000328893
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9815-6
... Abstract Degenerative, retracted, massive rotator cuff tears present surgeons with distinct challenges. Patient selection is key to a successful outcome. Treatment strategies range from non-operative to progressively more complex surgical options, including debridement, partial repair, complete...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 57
Published: 07 October 2011
10.1159/000328902
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9815-6
... studies demonstrate no significantly better outcomes for double-row compared to single-row repair. Better results are achieved by double-row repair for larger lesions (tear size 2.5–3.5 cm). Conclusions: Considering the lack of statistically significant differences between the two techniques...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 54
Published: 27 August 2014
10.1159/000360459
EISBN: 978-3-318-02661-0
... by creating a suprachoroidal indentation (buckling effect) using a suprachoroidal filler. Methods: We used specially designed devices, guided in the suprachoroidal space to reach the target space (retinal tear). Then we injected a suprachoroidal filler (long-lasting hyaluronic acid) to indent the choroid...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 57
Published: 07 October 2011
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9815-6
... Joint Surg Am 1995;77:10-15 5. Tempelhof S, Rupp S, Seil R: Age-related prevalence of rotator cuff tears in asymptomatic shoulders. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 1999;8:296-299 6. Ellman H: Diagnosis and treatment of incomplete rotator cuff tears. Clin Orthop Relat Res 1990;64-74 7. Audenaert E, Van...