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Tracheal Replacement Using an In-Body Tissue-Engineered Collagenous Tube "BIOTUBE" with a Biodegradable Stent in a Beagle Model: A Preliminary Report on a New Technique.

Eur J Pediatr Surg 2018 Nov 2. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan.

Introduction:  Tracheal reconstruction for long-segment stenosis remains challenging. We investigate the usefulness of BIOTUBE, an in-body tissue-engineered collagenous tube with a biodegradable stent, as a novel tracheal scaffold in a beagle model.

Materials And Methods:  We prepared BIOTUBEs by embedding specially designed molds, including biodegradable stents, into subcutaneous pouches in beagles. Read More

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November 2018
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Partial Meniscus Replacement with a Collagen-Hyaluronan Infused 3D Printed Polymeric Scaffold.

Tissue Eng Part A 2018 Oct 23. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School , Orthopaedic Surgery, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States.

Meniscal lesions represent one of the most common orthopaedic injuries, and the standard of care, partial meniscectomy, often leads to long term joint deterioration. The current meniscal replacement devices fail to recreate the native meniscus biomechanics which may explain the uncertainty of their clinical efficacy. A biomechanically-functional, collagen-hyaluronan infused, 3D-printed polymeric scaffold was implanted into 18 sheep for up to 24 weeks to assess the scaffold's fixation, cellular response, tissue generation, integration to the host tissue, and effect on the surrounding articular cartilage. Read More

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October 2018
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Epidemiology and bone-related comorbidities of ingrown nail: A nationwide population-based study.

J Dermatol 2018 Dec 28;45(12):1418-1424. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Department of Dermatology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea.

Although ingrown nail (IN) is common, there is no large-scale study regarding its epidemiology and risk factors, such as foot deformity. The purpose of this study is to determine the demographics of IN and clarify its association with bone-related comorbidities of the ankle, foot and toe. Patients in a representative sample cohort of the National Health Information Database of South Korea from 2004 to 2013 who had IN were compared with a control group without IN. Read More

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December 2018
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B/S Brace as an Alternative Treatment for Ingrown Toenails.

Chin Med J (Engl) 2018 Oct;131(19):2373-2375

Department of Dermatology, Huadong Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, China.

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October 2018

A rat study of the use of end-to-side peripheral nerve repair as a "babysitting" technique to reduce the deleterious effect of chronic denervation.

J Neurosurg 2018 Sep 14:1-11. Epub 2018 Sep 14.

Division of Neuroscience, University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

OBJECTIVE Functional recovery is disappointing after surgical repair of nerves that are injured far from their target organs and/or after delayed repair. In the former case, a nerve transfer that transects a distal nerve fascicle to innervate denervated targets is one strategy to promote nerve regeneration and functional recovery. An alternate strategy tested in this study is to perform an end-to-side neurorrhaphy to "babysit" (protect) the denervated distal nerve stump at the time of nerve repair and reduce the deleterious effect of chronic denervation on nerve regeneration. Read More

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September 2018
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Ingrown Hairs: A Recurrent Trichoscopic Feature in Scarring Alopecias.

Skin Appendage Disord 2018 Aug 23;4(3):174-176. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

Department of Dermatology, Instituto de Dermatologia Professor Rubem David Azulay, Santa Casa da Misericórdia do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Fracture risk of tapered modular revision stems: a failure analysis.

Arthroplast Today 2018 Sep 21;4(3):300-305. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Division, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA.

Fractures of well-ingrown femoral components are a rare and often challenging complication after revision total hip arthroplasty. Prior series have documented catastrophic failure at the modular junction of revision femoral components. However, to the authors' knowledge, there has been only 1 report of a mid-stem fracture of a modular tapered revision stem. Read More

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September 2018
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Fracture of an S-ROM stem at the sleeve-stem junction.

Arthroplast Today 2018 Sep 10;4(3):295-299. Epub 2018 May 10.

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA.

Fracture of a well-ingrown femoral component is a rare and often challenging complication. Modular junctions and sleeve interfaces have been identified as one potential point of weakness with corrosion and fretting being contributing factors to ultimate femoral component fracture. Stem fractures at the sleeve interface were reported occasionally for the proximal ingrowth modular Emperion System (Smith and Nephew, Memphis, TN). Read More

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September 2018

Ingrowing toenails in children and adolescents: is nail avulsion superior to nonoperative treatment?

Singapore Med J 2018 09 5. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore.

Introduction: Ingrowing toenail (IGTN) or onychocryptosis is not uncommon in children and adolescents. However, there is a dearth of evidence in the literature on the management of IGTN in this age group. This study aimed to compare the results of nonoperative treatment for IGTN with that of operative treatment among children and adolescents. Read More

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September 2018

[Ingrown toenails-options for daily practice].

Hautarzt 2018 Sep;69(9):726-730

Hautklinik, Hauttumorzentrum, Klinikum Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Deutschland.

The ingrown toenail is a common, painful and inflammatory clinical presentation, especially, but not exclusively, in adolescent patients. Numerous conservative treatment methods are available. Usually, however, the surgical treatment is at the end of a chain of suffering. Read More

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September 2018
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A non-invasive method for treating ingrown nail recurrence due to incomplete matricectomy.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Aug 27. Epub 2018 Aug 27.

Chonnam National University Medical School, Department of Dermatology. Electronic address:

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Retronychia.

An Bras Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;93(5):707-711

Dermatology Department, Hospital do Servidor Público Municipal de São Paulo, São Paulo (SP), Brazil.

Retronychia is a recently described disorder caused by ingrowth of the proximal nail plate into the proximal nail fold. It is suspected when there is persistent paronychia, particularly in the setting of trauma. This disease is probably underdiagnosed due to limited knowledge among dermatologists and the presence of incomplete clinical forms. Read More

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October 2018
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Documented vancomycin-induced severe immune-mediated thrombocytopaenia.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Aug 27;2018. Epub 2018 Aug 27.

Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

A 69-year-old man developed left knee hardware infection after suffering from an infected ingrown toenail. The hardware was removed and he was treated with intravenous vancomycin. Ten days after initiation of vancomycin, he developed severe thrombocytopaenia, epistaxis and petechiae. Read More

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August 2018
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The treatment of ingrown nail: Chemical matricectomy with NAOH versus wedge resection.

Dermatol Ther 2018 09 22;31(5):e12677. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

Dermatology Clinic, Ankara Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Ingrown nail is a common problem seen in the dermatology clinics. The aim of this study is to compare the wedge resection method and chemical matricectomy with NaOH in terms of operation time, postoperative pain severity, postoperative drainage, recurrence rates, recovery time, and the effects of these two methods on Dermatology Quality of Life Index. This study included 60 patients. Read More

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September 2018
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[Turrett's exostoses: about 35 casesk].

Pan Afr Med J 2018 26;29:229. Epub 2018 Apr 26.

Service d'Orthopédie Traumatologie Hôpital Militaire Principal d'Instruction de Tunis, Tunisie.

We conducted a retrospective study of 35 patients with subungual exostosis of the hallux, also known as Turrett's exostosis, in the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the Senior Military Hospital of Instruction of Tunis over the period between 1995 and 2015. We here summarize the outcomes of patients treated for this disease. The average age of patients was 29 years, with a sex ratio of 1. Read More

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August 2018
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Cervical Intervertebral Disc Degeneration Contributes to Dizziness: A Clinical and Immunohistochemical Study.

World Neurosurg 2018 Nov 6;119:e686-e693. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

Department of Spinal Surgery, General Hospital of Armed Police Force, Beijing, China. Electronic address:

Objectives: Dizziness often happens in patients with chronic neck pain with only cervical disc degeneration but without cervical radiculopathy or myelopathy. We prospectively selected a series of patients who showed cervical disc degeneration with concomitant chronic neck pain and intractable dizziness who did not respond to conservative treatment to test a new diagnostic method for this dizziness, to analyze the results of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery based on the test, and to explore its pathogenesis.

Methods: Seventy-seven patients who had a transient neck pain and dizziness relief after injection of bupivacaine into a suspected disc were included in the study. Read More

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November 2018

Nail Brace Application: A Noninvasive Treatment for Ingrown Nails in Pediatric Patients.

Dermatol Surg 2018 May 2. Epub 2018 May 2.

Department of Dermatology, Taipei Medical University-Shuang Ho Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan Dr. Young and Dr. Huang Dermatology and Aesthetics Specialist Clinic, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Dermatology, Taipei Medical University-Shuang Ho Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan Department of Dermatology, Taipei Medical University-Shuang Ho Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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May 2018
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[Nail diseases].

MMW Fortschr Med 2018 May;160(9):52-57

Dermatologisches Ambulatorium, Stadtspital Triemli Zürich, Herman-Greulich-Str. 70, CH-8004, Zürich, Schweiz.

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May 2018
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Ingrown Toenails During Chemotherapy and Stem Cell Transplantation in Children With Hematological Malignancies and Solid Tumors.

J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2018 May 10. Epub 2018 May 10.

Department of Hematology/Oncology for Children and Adolescents, Sapporo Hokuyu Hospital, Sapporo, Japan.

Background: At our institution, we noted that children with hematological malignancies and solid tumors often suffered from ingrown toenails (IGTNs) during hospitalization for chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation. However, only few reports have dealt with IGTNs in the above setting.

Procedure: Between August 2007 and July 2017, 180 children who received treatment for hematological malignancies and solid tumors at our institute were enrolled in this study. Read More

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May 2018
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Novel Model of Somatosensory Nerve Transfer in the Rat.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2018 May 9. Epub 2018 May 9.

Department of Histology and Embryology, Laboratory of Center for Preclinical Research, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland.

Nerve transfer (neurotization) is a reconstructive procedure in which the distal denervated nerve is joined with a proximal healthy nerve of a less significant function. Neurotization models described to date are limited to avulsed roots or pure motor nerve transfers, neglecting the clinically significant mixed nerve transfer. Our aim was to determine whether femoral-to-sciatic nerve transfer could be a feasible model of mixed nerve transfer. Read More

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Treatment of Ingrowing Toenails With Phenol 88% or Trichloroacetic Acid 100%: A Comparative, Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Study.

Dermatol Surg 2018 May;44(5):645-650

Dermatology Department, Brugmann, St-Pierre and Queen Fabiola Childrens University Hospitals, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

Background: Phenol is the gold standard for chemical matricectomy in ingrowing toenail. Recently, trichloroacetic acid (TCA) was used as cauterant. Both agents have high success rates but a postoperative healing time claimed to be faster for TCA rather than phenol. Read More

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Retronychia .

J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 2018 Jan;108(1):74-76

Retronychia is a newly described condition characterized by the embedding of the nail plate into the proximal nail fold. It mainly affects the great toe unilaterally as a result of mechanical factors. It is rarely reported, and its pathogenesis is not fully understood. Read More

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January 2018
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Efficacy of a new nail brace for the treatment of ingrown toenails.

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2018 Apr 3;16(4):417-423. Epub 2018 Mar 3.

Department of Dermatology, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei City, Taiwan.

Background And Objectives: Surgery is the mainstay of treatment for complicated ingrown toenails. However, alternative treatments using nail braces have been reported to show good efficacy. The objective of the present study was to investigate the efficacy of a new nail brace for the treatment of ingrown toenails. Read More

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April 2018
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Retronychia: an underdiagnosed disease.

Dermatol Online J 2017 Jul 15;23(7). Epub 2017 Jul 15.

Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valladolid, Spain.

Retronychia is a recently described cause of ingrowth of the nail plate on the ventral surface of the proximal nail fold. Clinical features are repeated episodes of proximal paronychia, nail plate thickening, and occasionally granulation tissue emergence. The usual treatments for paronychia such as antibiotics and antifungals are ineffective in these cases. Read More

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July 2017
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A new perspective on the nail plate for treatment of ingrown toenail.

Dermatol Pract Concept 2018 Jan 31;8(1):22-27. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Department of Hand Surgery, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P.R. China.

Background: Our routine treatment for ingrown toenail was removal of the surrounding soft tissue and shortening the bone of the distal phalanx. We determined the range and volume of excision based on our experience without an objective standard and routinely performed avulsion of the nail plate.

Objective: To take the nail plate as an objective mark during surgical treatment of ingrown toenail to ensure accurate excision. Read More

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January 2018
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Effect of porous orthopaedic implant material and structure on load sharing with simulated bone ingrowth: A finite element analysis comparing titanium and PEEK.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2018 Apr;80:68-76

Vertera Inc., Atlanta, GA, USA; MedShape Inc., Atlanta, GA, USA.

Osseointegration of load-bearing orthopaedic implants, including interbody fusion devices, is critical to long-term biomechanical functionality. Mechanical loads are a key regulator of bone tissue remodeling and maintenance, and stress-shielding due to metal orthopaedic implants being much stiffer than bone has been implicated in clinical observations of long-term bone loss in tissue adjacent to implants. Porous features that accommodate bone ingrowth have improved implant fixation in the short term, but long-term retrieval studies have sometimes demonstrated limited, superficial ingrowth into the pore layer of metal implants and aseptic loosening remains a problem for a subset of patients. Read More

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April 2018
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Devising tissue ingrowth metrics: a contribution to the computational characterization of engineered soft tissue healing.

Biomed Mater 2018 03 14;13(3):035010. Epub 2018 Mar 14.

NAMSA France, 115 Chemin de l'Islon, F-38670 Chasse-sur-Rhône, France. Laboratoire des Multimatériaux et Interfaces UMR CNRS 5615, UFR Odontologie, Université Lyon 1, Université de Lyon, F-69008 Lyon, France.

The paradigm shift brought about by the expansion of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine away from the use of biomaterials, currently questions the value of histopathologic methods in the evaluation of biological changes. To date, the available tools of evaluation are not fully consistent and satisfactory for these advanced therapies. We have developed a new, simple and inexpensive quantitative digital approach that provides key metrics for structural and compositional characterization of the regenerated tissues. Read More

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March 2018
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Risk Factors and Frequency of Ingrown Nails in Adult Diabetic Patients.

J Foot Ankle Surg 2018 Mar - Apr;57(2):289-295. Epub 2018 Jan 10.

Professor, Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

The present study evaluated the properties of nails, frequency of ingrown nails in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), risk factors for developing ingrown nails, and effect of diabetic polyneuropathy and vasculopathy on the development and outcome of ingrown nails. Our 6-month epidemiologic prospective study included 300 patients with type 2 DM attending a DM outpatient clinic for routine examinations. The general characteristics and foot changes of the study population were investigated. Read More

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September 2018
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Medical tattooing, the new frontiers: a case of nail bed treatment.

Ann Ist Super Sanita 2017 Oct-Dec;53(4):334-336

Dipartimento Cure Primarie, ULSS9, Treviso, Italy.

The primary objective of medical tattooing is to restore part of a patient's physical integrity. Moreover, the procedure seeks to assist in psychological recovery from the physical and/or psychological consequences of disease, surgery or trauma. The method described in this brief note marks a step forward in the field of such tattooing. Read More

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August 2018
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Cosmetic, minimally invasive, partial matricectomy of ingrown toenails with granulation tissue.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2018 May 12;71(5):774-775. Epub 2017 Dec 12.

Department of Foot and Ankle Surgery, The Second Hospital of Shandong University, Shandong University, No.247, Beiyuan Street, Jinan, China. Electronic address:

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May 2018
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[Features of cytotrophoblast invasion in complete placenta previa and increta].

Arkh Patol 2017;79(6):30-35

Research Institute of Human Morphology, Moscow, Russia.

Aim: to investigate the characteristics of cytotrophoblast invasion in complete placenta previa and increta.

Material And Methods: Three groups of placentas and amputated uteri were examined. These were: 1) 10 placentas at 20-22 weeks' gestation after drug-induced abortion; 2) 4 uteri with typical placentation at 34-36 weeks and wall ruptures; 3) 12 uteri with ultrasound-confirmed complete placenta previa and subsequent hysterectomy (at 34-36 weeks. Read More

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April 2018
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Periungual Eccrine Poroma Masquerading as Ingrown Toenails .

J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 2017 Nov;107(6):551-555

Eccrine poroma is a rare benign adnexal neoplasm originating from a portion of the intraepidermal eccrine sweat gland duct and the acrosyringium. Typically, the lesions are asymptomatic, slow-growing nodules, which may be found in any sweat gland-bearing area. Multiple red lacunae, glomerular vessels, hairpin vessels, flower- and leaf-like vascular patterns, a polymorphic vascular pattern, globule/lacunae-like structures, a frog egg-like appearance, and comedo-like openings have been defined as characteristic dermoscopic patterns of the disease. Read More

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November 2017
14 Reads

Patch esophagoplasty using an in-body-tissue-engineered collagenous connective tissue membrane.

J Pediatr Surg 2018 Feb 13;53(2):223-226. Epub 2017 Nov 13.

Division of Medical Engineering and Materials, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Centre Research Institute, Osaka, Japan.

Aim: Although many approaches to esophageal replacement have been investigated, these efforts have thus far only met limited success. In-body-tissue-engineered connective tissue tubes have been reported to be effective as vascular replacement grafts. The aim of this study was to investigate the usefulness of an In-body-tissue-engineered collagenous connective tissue membrane, "Biosheet", as a novel esophageal scaffold in a beagle model. Read More

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February 2018
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Bioactivity of Photoactivated Functionalized Nanoparticles Assessed in Lipopolysaccharide-contaminated Root Canals In Vivo.

J Endod 2018 Jan 15;44(1):104-110. Epub 2017 Nov 15.

Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

Introduction: The persistence of dentin-bound lipopolysaccharides (LPS) in disinfected root canals impedes treatment outcomes of endodontic procedures. This study assessed the effects of photoactivated rose bengal-functionalized chitosan nanoparticles (CSRBnps) on LPS-contaminated root dentin in vivo using an intraosseous implantation model and neotissue formation as a marker.

Methods: Fifty human, 3-mm-long root segments with a 1. Read More

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January 2018
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Paronychia with Sporangium Formation Causing an Ingrown Toenail .

J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 2018 Mar 8;108(2):186-188. Epub 2017 Nov 8.

Ingrown toenail, or onychocryptosis, is a common inflammatory disease of the hallux. It results from the alteration of fit of the nail plate in the lateral nail fold. Ingrown toenails are usually seen in adolescents and young adults and can affect daily activities and social life. Read More

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March 2018
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Combination of two types of nail brace for the treatment of complicated ingrown toenails.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2017 Nov-Dec;83(6):722-725

Department of Dermatology, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei City; Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei City, Taiwan.

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November 2018
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Combined in vivo and ex vivo analysis of mesh mechanics in a porcine hernia model.

Surg Endosc 2018 Feb 21;32(2):820-830. Epub 2017 Jul 21.

Department of Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8109, St. Louis, MO, 63110, USA.

Background: Hernia meshes exhibit variability in mechanical properties, and their mechanical match to tissue has not been comprehensively studied. We used an innovative imaging model of in vivo strain tracking and ex vivo mechanical analysis to assess effects of mesh properties on repaired abdominal walls in a porcine model. We hypothesized that meshes with dissimilar mechanical properties compared to native tissue would alter abdominal wall mechanics more than better-matched meshes. Read More

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February 2018
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Children Receiving Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation are at Increased Risk of Onychocryptosis Requiring Surgical Management.

J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2017 Oct;39(7):e353-e356

*Department of Surgery †Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.

Purpose: At our institution, a high proportion of children with onychocryptosis (ingrown toenail) requiring surgical intervention were noted to have a history of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). We analyzed the characteristics of patients who underwent surgical intervention for onychocryptosis and examined our institutional HSCT database to determine if an association exists between onychocryptosis and HSCT.

Materials And Methods: Surgical cases for onychocryptosis performed from 2000 to 2012 were identified. Read More

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October 2017
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Posttraumatic Retronychia of the Foot with Clinical and Ultrasound Correlation.

J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 2017 May;107(3):253-256

Retronychia, the posterior embedding of the nail bed into the proximal nail fold, can be a complex clinical dermatologic diagnosis that may mimic other inflammatory ungual diseases or tumors of the nail. It has been related to a history of severe systemic conditions that secondarily affect the nail matrix and is commonly associated with onychomadesis. We present a case of retronychia of the foot with a purely traumatic origin, nonconcomitant with onychomadesis, that was diagnosed by color Doppler ultrasound in a long-time practitioner of martial arts who was otherwise healthy. Read More

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May 2017
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Marjolin's squamous cell carcinoma of the hallux following recurrent ingrown toenail infections.

BMJ Case Rep 2017 Jun 14;2017. Epub 2017 Jun 14.

Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.

Marjolin's squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) affecting the toe is rare. Due to resemblance with benign conditions it can often result in misdiagnosis. We report a case of Marjolin's SCC affecting the proximal hallux in a patient with recurrent ingrown toenail infections. Read More

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June 2017
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Operative Treatment of the Ingrown Toenail With a Less-Invasive Technique: Flashback to the Original Winograd Technique.

Foot Ankle Spec 2018 Apr 6;11(2):138-141. Epub 2017 Jun 6.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Erzincan University Faculty of Medicine, Erzincan, Turkey (YC, HS, AI, NK).

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of the partial nail plate excision and curettage of nail bed and matrix (the original Winograd technique) in patients with ingrown toenail.

Materials And Methods: Patients with ingrown toenail who were treated surgically from May 2014 to June 2015, with a minimum follow-up of 1 year were included in this study. Those who had previous ingrown toenail surgery were excluded. Read More

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April 2018
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Relation Between Nail Consistency and Incidence of Ingrown Toenails in Young Male Runners.

J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 2017 Mar;107(2):137-143

Background: This study examines the possible influence of factors such as nail shape and consistency, sex, and sports activity on the development of the most common nail disorders in a population of young people.

Methods: The nail plates of 140 young people (66 females and 74 males) were studied. Of these 140 participants, 72 were runners who trained more than 10 hours a week and competed regularly, and 68 did not habitually do any sports activity. Read More

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March 2017
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Super U Technique for Ingrown Nails.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2017 06 31;108(5):393. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

Capítulo de uñas del CILAD, Member of European Nail Society, Clínica Dermacot, Mataró, Barcelona, España. Electronic address:

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June 2017
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The Effectiveness of Matrix Cauterization With Bichloracetic Acid in the Treatment of Ingrown Toenails.

Dermatol Surg 2017 May;43(5):728-733

*Department of Dermatology, Orhangazi State Hospital, Bursa, Turkey; †Department of Dermatology, Yenişehir Hospital, Mersin, Turkey; ‡Department of Dermatology, Sistem Hospital, Mersin, Turkey; §Department of Dermatology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey.

Background: Chemical matricectomy is performed mainly by 2 agents, phenol and sodium hydroxide. Chemical matricectomy with phenol has a low recurrence rate and good cosmetic results, but it produces extensive tissue destruction and can result in drainage and a delayed healing time. These adverse effects have brought forward the use of chemical agents such as sodium hydroxide and trichloroacetic acid for matricectomy. Read More

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May 2017
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Quality of Life With Ingrown Toenails: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Dermatol Surg 2017 05;43(5):751-753

Departamento de Dermatologia, Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp), Botucatu, Brazil.

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May 2017
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Super U Technique for Ingrown Nails.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2017 Jun 8;108(5):438-444. Epub 2017 Mar 8.

Unidad de Cirugía Dermatológica de la Cátedra de Dermatología Médico Quirúrgica, Hospital de Clínicas Dr. Manuel Quintela, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Introduction And Objectives: Ingrown nails are a common problem, seen mostly in young adults. Also known as onychcrypotisis, this condition typically affects the great toenail. Four stages have been defined according to the severity and duration of the condition, and treatment varies from conservative to surgical techniques depending on the stage. Read More

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June 2017
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Nasopharyngeal Swab Applicator for Chemical Matricectomy.

Dermatol Surg 2017 11;43(11):1400-1401

Department of Dermatology, Penn State College of Medicine, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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November 2017
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Novel Surgical Method for Pincer Nail Treatment: Partial Matricectomy and Triple Flap Technique.

Dermatol Surg 2017 11;43(11):1397-1399

Dermatology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey VM Medicalpark Hospital, Dermatology Clinic, Kocaeli, Turkey Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Private Clinic, Kocaeli, Turkey.

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November 2017
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Toenail Bracing Complicated With Group-A Beta-Haemolytic Streptococcus Infection.

Dermatol Surg 2017 09;43(9):1184-1185

Department of Dermatology, Nicolina Medical Center, Iasi, Romania Department of Dermato-Physiollogy, Apollonia University, Iasi, Romania "P. Poni" Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Iasi, Romania Department of Dermatology, Nicolina Medical Center, Iasi, Romania Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Tirgu-Mures, Romania Department of Pathology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Tirgu-Mures, Romania.

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September 2017
15 Reads