Journal of
Clinical Medicine and Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Clin. Med. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2235
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCMR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 106

Table of Content: August 2013; 5(5)

August 2013

Comparison of single-incision mid-urethral tape (Ophiraâ„¢) and transobturator tape (Obtryxâ„¢) sub-urethral sling procedures for female stress urinary incontinence

This non-randomised study prospectively compared clinical efficacy and patient satisfaction of single-incision mid-urethral tape (Ophira™) against transobturator tape (Obtryx™). Objective cure rates were defined at 12 months follow-up as negative cough stress test and subjective cure was assessed by patient perception of improved symptoms, using the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire...

Author(s): P. P. Smith, R. K. Dhillon, M. Baptiste and A. S. Arunkalaivanan

August 2013

A useful biomarker in talar osteochondral disease activity: Mean platelet volume (MPV)

In order to test the role of platelet activation in the talar osteochondral disease, the mean platelet volume (MPV) in patients undergoing treatment of talar osteochondral disease was evaluated. White blood cell count and highly sensitive C-reactive protein were evaluated in 50 patients with osteochondral defect of talus. Disease activity was assessed according to American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society scoring....

Author(s): Ibrahim Karaman, Ahmet Guney, Emre Yurdakul, Mithat Oner and Ibrahim Halil Kafadar