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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficiency of laparoscopic cornuotomy. DESIGN Retrospective case review. SETTING An urban medical center. PATIENT(S) Eight patients with interstitial pregnancy who have undergone laparoscopic cornuotomy. INTERVENTION(S) Laparoscopic cornuotomy was performed using a temporary tourniquet suture and the injection of diluted(More)
As environments become smart in accordance with advances in ubiquitous computing technology, researchers are struggling to satisfy users’ diverse and sophisticated demands. The aim of the present work is to enable multiple persons in a interactive virtual environment to simultaneously and conveniently interact with virtual agents. To this end, we propose a(More)
As augmented reality is advanced, more smart and sophisticated virtual environments are required. The purpose of the present work is to enable person in an interactive virtual environment to simultaneously and conveniently interact with virtual agents. In this paper, we propose a realtime system that track people in virtual environment robustly and(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to use a chitosan-alginate gel to implant bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells subcutaneously in a minimally invasive manner and promote bone formation by the simultaneously transferred osteogenic protein (OP)-1 (bone morphogenic protein-7) gene. METHOD AND RESULTS The complex of polyethylenimine/luciferase(More)
The effects of embryonic stem cells (ESCs) on diabetic wound healing were investigated using an excisional skin wound model in 110 diabetes-induced rats. We transplanted a clonal population of ESCs (5 × 10(6)) by topical injection into full thickness skin wounds. Four study groups were used; nondiabetic rats as a control, non-insulin controlled diabetic(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the efficacy of umbilical cord serum eyedrops for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis. DESIGN Prospective noncomparative case series. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-eight eyes of 28 patients with neurotrophic keratitis who were refractory to conventional treatment. METHODS The patients with neurotrophic keraitis were treated with 20%(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the efficacy of umbilical cord serum eyedrops for the treatment of severe dry eye syndrome. METHODS Fifty-five eyes of 31 patients with severe dry eye syndrome were treated with umbilical cord serum eyedrops. Symptom scoring, tear film break-up time (BUT), Schirmer test, corneal sensitivity test, and corneal fluorescein staining(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the efficacy of umbilical cord serum eyedrops for the treatment of patients with recurrent corneal erosions. METHODS Thirty-five eyes of 35 patients with recurrent corneal erosions were studied. Eighteen eyes were treated with 20% umbilical cord serum eyedrops in addition to artificial tears (group A), and 17 eyes received(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the efficacy of umbilical cord serum eyedrops after laser epithelial keratomileusis (LASEK). METHODS Sixty patients (120 eyes) with myopia who underwent LASEK were studied. Thirty-two patients (64 eyes) were treated with 20% umbilical cord serum eyedrops in combination with conventional treatment (group A), and 28 patients (56 eyes)(More)
Clinical application of the cartilage formed by tissue engineering is not practical due to the failure to maintain long-term tissue structural integrity. One of the important factors for maintaining integrity is the biomaterial for a scaffold. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the difference between poly-lactic glycolic acid (PLGA) and(More)