Long-Term Quality of Life Comparison between Supraclavicular and Infraclavicular Rib Resection in Patients with vTOS.


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  • DOI:10.1016/j.avsg.2019.08.071
  • 作者列表:"Dua A","Rothenberg KA","Gologorsky RC","Deslarzes-Dubuis C","Lee JT
  • 发表时间:2020-01-01

BACKGROUND:Rib resection in venous thoracic outlet syndrome (vTOS) may be approached via a transaxillary, supraclavicular, or infraclavicular approach based on surgeon preference. The purpose of this study was to evaluate long-term postoperative quality of life function after surgery for vTOS and to determine if there were long-term patency differences associated with the surgical approach or whether prophylactic postoperative venography was performed. METHODS:All patients with vTOS undergoing rib resection at a single institution were retrospectively reviewed. In 2012, we switched our approach to infraclavicular with postoperative venogram performed within 2 weeks of rib resection. Clinical records and imaging results were tabulated, and postoperative outcomes, complications, and long-term symptom follow up via the disabilities of the arm, shoulder, and hand score surveys. The disabilities of the arm, shoulder, and hand score ranges from 0 to 100 with lower numbers indicating better functional status (100 = worst). RESULTS:During the 19-year study period, we performed 109 rib resections in patients with vTOS (mean age, 29.8 years). From 2000 to 2012, 54 patients were approached via a supraclavicular approach, and from 2012 to 2018, 55 patients were approached via an infraclavicular approach. There was a significant decrease in the number of complications in the infraclavicular cohort compared with the supraclavicular group. There was no difference in patency between the 2 groups even with a higher rate of postoperative venogram in the infraclavicular cohort. There was no difference in long-term the disabilities of the arm, shoulder, and hand scores. There was an increased rate of complications in the supraclavicular cohort as compared with the infraclavicular group (P < 0.05). CONCLUSIONS:The infraclavicular approach in patients with vTOS is associated with a lower rate of complications, but long-term quality of life outcomes and patency are not different between groups.


背景: 静脉胸廓出口综合征 (vTOS) 的肋骨切除可通过经腋下、锁骨上或锁骨下入路进行,基于外科医生的偏好。本研究的目的是评估vTOS术后长期生活质量功能,并确定是否存在与手术入路相关的长期通畅性差异,或者是否存在预防性术后。进行了静脉造影。 方法: 回顾性分析在单个机构接受肋骨切除术的所有vTOS患者。在 2012 中,我们将我们的入路切换到锁骨下,并在肋骨切除后 2 周内进行术后静脉造影。将临床记录和影像学结果制成表格,并通过臂、肩和手的残疾评分调查对术后结果、并发症和长期症状进行随访。手臂、肩部和手部的残疾评分范围为 0-100,数值较低表示功能状态较好 (100 = 最差)。 结果: 在 19 年的研究期间,我们对 109 例vTOS患者 (平均年龄 29.8 岁) 进行了肋骨切除术。2000-2012 年,54 例患者通过锁骨上入路,2012-2018 年,55 例患者通过锁骨下入路。与锁骨上组相比,锁骨下组的并发症数量显著减少。即使在锁骨下队列中术后静脉造影率较高,2 组间的通畅性无差异。手臂、肩部和手部的长期残疾评分没有差异。锁骨上组的并发症发生率高于锁骨下组 (P <0.05)。 结论: vTOS患者的锁骨下入路并发症发生率较低,但两组患者的长期生活质量和通畅性无差异。



作者列表:["Gan J","Tu Q","Miao S","Lei T","Cui X","Yan J","Zhang J"]

METHODS:BACKGROUND:Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) is a common complication after orthopedic surgery, which is not conducive to the prognosis of the elderly. AIMS:We performed this study to investigate the effects of oxycodone applied for patient-controlled intravenous analgesia (PCIA) on postoperative cognitive function in elderly patients after total hip arthroplasty (THA). METHODS:Ninety-nine participants were enrolled and allocated into two groups: oxycodone group (group O) and sufentanil group (group S). The primary outcome was the incidence of POCD, diagnosed according to the changes in the Mini-mental status examination (MMSE) and Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) scores. The secondary outcomes included the plasma levels of S-100B protein and neuron-specific enolase (NSE), the amount of postoperative analgesic consumption and the incidence of adverse reactions. RESULTS:The incidence of POCD was significantly lower in patients receiving oxycodone up to the 3rd postoperative day (POD, 1st POD 27.3% vs. 51.1%, P = 0.021; 3rd POD 20.5% vs. 40.0%, P = 0.045), as compared to patients receiving sufentanil. The MMSE and MoCA scores of both groups decreased to varying degrees. However, compared with group S, the MMSE scores at 1st POD, 3rd POD, 5th POD and 7st POD in group O were higher than that in group S, while MoCA scores at 1st POD, 3rd POD and 5th POD in group O were higher. Compared with group S, the plasma levels of S-100B protein in group O at 4 h, 8 h, 12 h post-surgery were lower. While the plasma levels of NSE in group O at 4 h, 8 h, 12 h, 24 h post-surgery were lower. Number of PCIA boluses and consumption of analgesic drug during the first two POD were similar between two groups. However, postoperative incidence of nausea, vomiting and pruritus was significantly lower in patients receiving oxycodone. CONCLUSION:Oxycodone applied for PCIA in elderly patients after THA could reduce the incidence of POCD, improve postoperative cognitive function and decrease the adverse reactions.

作者列表:["Jain MJ","Inneh IA","Zhu H","Phillips WA"]

METHODS:BACKGROUND:Primary treatment for Blount disease has changed in the last decade from osteotomies or staples to tension band plate (TBP)-guided hemiepiphysiodesis. However, implant-related issues have been frequently reported with Blount cases. The purpose of our study is to evaluate the surgical failure rates of TBP in Blount disease and characterize predictors for failure. METHODS:We performed an Institutional Review Board-approved retrospective chart-review of pediatric patients with Blount disease to evaluate the results of TBP from 2008 to 2017 and a systematic literature review. Blount cases defined as pathologic tibia-vara with HKA (hip-knee-ankle) axis and MDA (metaphyseal-diaphyseal angle) deviations ≥11 degrees were included in the analysis. Surgical failure was categorized as mechanical and functional failure. We studied both patient and implant-related characteristics and compared our results with a systematic review. RESULTS:In 61 limbs of 40 patients with mean follow-up of 38 months, we found 41% (25/61) overall surgical failure rate and 11% (7/61) mechanical failure rate corresponding to 11% to 100% (range) and 0% to 50% (range) in 8 other studies. Statistical comparison between our surgical failure and nonfailure groups showed significant differences in deformity (P=0.001), plate material (P=0.042), and obesity (P=0.044) in univariate analysis. The odds of surgical failure increased by 1.2 times with severe deformity and 5.9 times with titanium TBP in the multivariate analysis after individual risk-factor adjustment. All 7 mechanical failures involved breakage of cannulated screws on the metaphyseal side. CONCLUSIONS:Most of the studies have reported high failure rates of TBP in Blount cases. Besides patient-related risk factors like obesity and deformity, titanium TBP seems to be an independent risk factor for failure. Solid screws were protective for mechanical failure, but not for functional failure. In conclusion, efficacy of TBP still needs to be proven in Blount disease and implant design may warrant reassessment. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE:Level III-retrospective comparative study with a systematic review.

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作者列表:["Chen DQ","Montgomery SR Jr","Cancienne JM","Werner BC"]

METHODS:INTRODUCTION:As cancer treatments continue to improve the overall survival rates, more patients with a history of cancer will present for anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA). Therefore, it is essential for orthopaedic surgeons to understand the differences in care required by this growing subpopulation. Although the current research suggests that good outcomes can be predicted when appropriately optimized patients with cancer undergo lower extremity total joint arthroplasty, similar studies for TSA are lacking. The primary study question was to examine whether a history of cancer was associated with an increased rate of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after TSA. Secondarily, we sought to examine any association between a history of prostate and breast cancer and surgical or medical complications after TSA. METHODS:Using a national insurance database, male patients with a history of prostate cancer and female patients with a history of breast cancer undergoing anatomic TSA for primary osteoarthritis were identified and compared with control subjects matched 3:1 based on age, sex, diabetes mellitus, and tobacco use. Patients with a history of VTE and patients who underwent reverse TSA or hemiarthroplasty were excluded. RESULTS:Female patients with a history of breast cancer and male patients with a history of prostate cancer undergoing TSA had significantly higher incidences of acute VTE (including deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism) compared with matched control subjects (female patients: odds ratio, 1.41; 95% confidence interval, 1.10 to 1.81; P = 0.024 and male patients: odds ratio, 1.37; 95% confidence interval, 1.05 to 1.79; P = 0.023). No significant differences were noted in the incidences of any other complications assessed. CONCLUSION:Although a personal history of these malignancies does represent a statistically significant risk factor for acute VTE after anatomic TSA, the overall VTE rate remains modest and acceptable. The rates of other surgical and medical complications are not significantly increased in patients with a history of these cancers after TSA compared with control subjects.

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