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This prospective randomized study compared the clinical and radiological results of primary total knee arthropasty (TKA) using a mini-subvastus approach (group I; n = 35) or a standard approach (group II; n = 33). A posterior-stabilized prosthesis was used in both groups by the same surgeon. Mean follow-up was 18 months (range 14 - 26 months). Patients in(More)
A prospective study in 35 osteoporotic patients with 120 multiple-level vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) assessed the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to determine painful vertebrae for treatment with kyphoplasty (KP). A total of 51 vertebrae were identified as painful and selected for KP based on changes in MRI signal intensity between(More)
This report reviews the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of 15 Chinese patients with tuberculous sacroiliitis (TBS) from 1997 to 2007. Buttock pain and lower back pain were the main complaints. All patients received antituberculosis chemotherapy treatment for at least 18 months; 10 also underwent surgery, with seven undergoing modified Smith-Petersen(More)
40 Patients with chronic cor pulmonale (CCP) were treated with Feiyaning (FYN), a Yiqi Huoxue compound prescription, and ligustrazine (LT) were reported. The results showed that FYN and LT could lower the pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) significantly; decrease the pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) as well as the consumption of oxygen in cardiac muscle;(More)
  • T Q Tang
  • 1991
A simultaneously comparative study of IPR and right catheter examination for measurement of PAMP has been done on 71 patients with COPD. The results show that the similar average value of PAMP of the examined group could be calculated by any representative equation, but at present time, an accurate predetermining value of PAMP can not be obtained by any(More)