|3.||Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney (ADPKD)
|5.||Echinococcosis (Hydatid Cysts)
|1.||Torres, Vicente E: 28 articles (01/2015 - 11/2003)|
|2.||Wallace, Darren P: 26 articles (12/2015 - 04/2002)|
|3.||Grantham, Jared J: 25 articles (07/2015 - 04/2002)|
|4.||Drenth, Joost P H: 25 articles (07/2015 - 03/2003)|
|5.||Somlo, Stefan: 24 articles (04/2014 - 04/2003)|
|6.||Harris, Peter C: 23 articles (10/2015 - 11/2003)|
|7.||Baum, Thomas J: 21 articles (03/2015 - 06/2002)|
|8.||Spinner, Robert J: 18 articles (11/2015 - 08/2003)|
|9.||Igarashi, Peter: 17 articles (08/2014 - 10/2002)|
|10.||Mitchum, Melissa G: 16 articles (08/2015 - 05/2004)|
|1.||Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol)IBA
09/01/1994 - "The best results are obtained from the use of ethanol (30% of the volume of cyst). "
01/01/2005 - "Easy technique, low cost and very small number of complications gives to percutaneous ethanol injection the possibility to become the gold standard for the treatment of biliary cysts."
03/01/2014 - "After aspiration, there was no significant reduction in the cyst diameter (10.3mm vs 8.1mm), but after ethanol application the diameter significantly reduced (10.1mm vs 3.4mm, p<0.05). "
10/01/2011 - "The chocolate cyst cure rate was significantly higher in the ethanol retention group (96%, 66/69) than in the ethanol short-time retention group (82%, 56/68) and no case was cured in the first group (saline washing). "
07/01/2009 - "Follow-up USG was done every month for 3 months; ethanol was re-injected when there was no significant reduction in the cyst volume. "
|2.||Albendazole (Albenza)FDA Link
01/01/2001 - "Albendazole, the drug most often used, appears to have the greatest efficacy of any agent used so far; nevertheless, apparent cure (shrinkage or disappearance of cysts) ranges only between 20% and 30% of cases. "
12/01/2010 - "hydatid hepatic cyst is a condition in which long therapy with Albendazole has good results in patient with primary disease but also in cases of relapse, and is an important alternative to surgery."
01/01/1986 - "Pre-spillage albendazole therapy did not protect against the development of cysts whilst a significant reduction in numbers of peritoneal cysts was seen in gerbils treated with albendazole 10 mg/kg for one week after inoculation. "
10/01/2006 - "In addition, small asymptomatic cysts, some daughter cysts, and peritoneal secondary cysts and splenic cysts may also be effectively treated with Albendazole."
01/01/2001 - "Multiple organ involvement and multiple cysts in an organ are the main indications for medical treatment with albendazole, but the indications should not be limited to certain situations such as small-sized cysts, since even huge-sized cysts responded well to the therapy in this series."
|3.||Praziquantel (Biltricide)FDA Link
05/01/1991 - "The two patients with active parenchymal form were treated with Praziquantel obtaining a complete cyst remission (normal cranial Ot scan, in one case normal NMR) and neurological clinical symptoms. "
10/01/2001 - "One-day praziquantel is a good regimen for patients with a single viable brain cysticercus but is poorly effective for multiple cysts."
04/01/1986 - "Single symptomatic cysts can be evacuated surgically with good results; multiple parenchymatous cysts can be treated with praziquantel. "
12/01/1989 - "Praziquantel was used effectively in parenchymal cystic forms but without response in intraventricular and cisternal cysts. "
11/01/1988 - "The different CT appearances in the brain are described and a new radiologic protocol for the CT evaluation of the condition is advocated, which includes a follow-up after a trial cure with Praziquantel in the presence of cysts not associated with suggestive brain calcifications. "
01/01/2015 - "In conclusion, our data indicate that prime-boost approach with TLA, but not with the mixture of recombinant antigens SMG, induces effective humoral and cellular Toxoplasma-specific responses and leads to significant reduction of cerebral cysts, thereby presenting a viable strategy for further vaccine development against T. "
10/23/1989 - "As assessed by ultrasonic scanning, computed tomography of the cysts, general condition, serology and the presence of hydatid antigen in the serum, treatment was effective in six patients. "
09/01/2015 - "An antigen detection assay may be a useful approach to assessment of the efficacy of treatment, especially after removal of the cyst. "
12/09/2015 - "Antigen levels decreased proportionally to the efficacy of treatment and correlated with the remaining viable cysts at necropsy (Pearson's p = 0.67, P = 0.000). "
08/01/1993 - "Improved method for the concentration and purification of faecal cysts of Entamoeba histolytica for use as antigen."
|5.||Minocycline (Cyclops)FDA LinkGeneric
05/01/1991 - "gondii (Me49) showed a significant reduction in the number of brain cysts after three weeks of treatment with 50 mg/kg per day of minocycline. "
11/01/1996 - "Minocycline hydrochloride (MINO) at a dose of 500 mg (in principle) was injected into each of 11 hepatic cysts/10 cases (mean maximum diameter: 12.6 cm) that exhibited symptoms or a tendency toward growth by percutaneous transhepatic one puncture method, and the relation between therapeutic efficacy and pH of cystic fluid was examined. "
11/01/1994 - "On the basis of these results, we conclude that ultrasonically guided percutaneous minocycline hydrochloride injection is useful for the treatment of symptomatic hepatic cysts."
01/01/2008 - "Our study is the first report to reveal the influence of intracystic instillation of minocycline hydrochloride on serum and cyst fluid CA19-9 levels in a patient with a simple hepatic cyst."
05/10/1997 - "[Giant hepatic cyst successfully treated with injection of a small amount of minocycline chloride: study of 3 cases]."
|6.||Mebendazole (Vermin)FDA Link
01/01/1982 - "granulosus is followed by subjective improvement in most, and evidence of regression of cysts in some; in other patients, cysts continue to grow or have been proven viable even after several months of high-dose mebendazole therapy. "
09/01/1991 - "The cyst was detected by cross-sectional echocardiography and thoracic computed tomography and treated successfully with mebendazole."
09/08/1984 - "The Authors point out the efficacy of the Mebendazole in the small or medium size cysts if the drug is given at high doses and for a long period. "
09/01/2012 - "The aim of the present study is to explore the possibility to increase the efficacy of mebendazole (MBZ) against secondary cysts of Echinococcus granulosus harbored in mice by augmenting the solubility and bioavailability of the drug. "
05/01/1990 - "[Relationship between the efficacy of mebendazole and immune level of mice infected with secondary cysts of Echinococcus granulosus]."
11/01/2010 - "Our results confirmed that OK-432 therapy is simple, easy, safe, and effective and can be used as a substitute for surgery in the treatment of benign neck cysts. "
11/01/2008 - "Intracystic injection of OK-432 may be a safe and effective treatment for benign thyroid cysts."
11/01/2008 - "Although OK-432 is a safe and effective sclerosing agent used to treat benign cystic lesions, little is known about its effectiveness in thyroid cysts. "
11/01/2010 - "The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome and mechanism of action of OK-432 therapy in benign neck cysts. "
04/01/2007 - "Between March 2002 and March 2006, a prospective observational study was carried out to assess the effects of Picibanil on cervical cysts. "
|8.||Tetracycline (Achromycin)FDA LinkGeneric
04/01/2000 - "The combination of alcohol and tetracycline is safe and effective and offers a very favorable minimally invasive therapeutic alternative for the treatment of symptomatic renal cysts."
03/01/1998 - "Intracystic instillation of tetracycline hydrochloride is an effective and safe technique and may become the first choice therapy for benign hepatic cysts."
04/01/2000 - "To evaluate the efficacy of alcohol in combination with tetracycline for the treatment of symptomatic renal cysts. "
02/01/1994 - "We, therefore, studied the efficacy of percutaneous instillation of tetracycline for eradication of recurrent thyroid cysts, using a multivariate analysis. "
02/01/1994 - "A dichotomy exists in the literature concerning the efficacy of sclerosing agent tetracycline hydrochloride for treatment of thyroid cysts. "
|9.||Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
08/01/2003 - "Puncture of the cysts followed by administration of antibiotics resulted in marked improvement of symptoms and laboratory findings. "
02/01/2010 - "IV antibiotics may not be completely protective against infectious complications of FNA of mediastinal duplication cysts."
07/01/1983 - "Lipid-soluble antibiotics with relatively alkaline pKaS may be useful in the treatment of infected renal cysts."
02/01/2015 - "In cases of infected lymphocysts, therapeutic strategies, including the timing and duration of antibiotics administration and cyst drainage, may vary depending on the physician. "
11/01/2014 - "The existence of the cyst stage complicates Acanthamoeba therapy as it is highly resistant to antibiotics and physical agents. "
|10.||Metronidazole (Metric)FDA LinkGeneric
06/01/2011 - "Artemia cysts were hatched and then soaked in a metronidazole solution (0.05%) at instars 1-3 of larval development. "
06/01/2005 - "We report a rare case of amoebic renal cyst in a 78-year showing favorable outcome with metronidazole treatment and therapeutic drainage."
12/01/2003 - "Metronidazole induced cyst forms (reddish cells) as early as 12 hours post-exposure; more cyst production (with stronger immunoblot bands) occurred after 24 hours exposure. "
12/01/2001 - "In symptomatic subjects, cyst passage and coproantigen levels fell precipitously in response to metronidazole therapy, and there were no clinically important differences between those receiving supplemental WG or placebo. "
10/01/1996 - "Blastocystis hominis cysts concentrated from faeces were resistant to metronidazole up to a concentration of 5 mg/ml. A cysticidal drug is therefore needed for radical treatment, to avoid relapse and to prevent transmission."
10/01/2011 - "B-ultrasound-guided aspiration and sclerotherapy with 2% iodophor is safe, minimally invasive, and highly effective for treatment of symptomatic renal cysts."
01/01/2002 - "The percutaneous puncture-drainage operations with sclerotherapy are indisputably considered to be highly effective in treatment of cysts of the pancreas. "
11/01/1997 - "Sclerotherapy as a single-session procedure resulted in a significant reduction in cyst volume in all 10 patients. "
01/01/2013 - "Aspiration-sclerotherapy is more suitable for medium size of renal cysts, while Laparoscopic decortication is superior to the cysts in large sizes."
08/01/2012 - "Repeated aspiration and alcohol instillation sclerotherapy is superior to single-session alcohol-retention sclerotherapy in the management of large simple hepatic cysts."
06/15/2002 - "The removal of a giant cyst from the parenchyma or cisterns for relief of increased ICP and for chiasm/optic nerve decompression improved most symptoms in patients. "
05/01/1995 - "Drainage of the cyst, anterior decompression of the disc herniations, and interbody fusion to stabilize the diseased segments produced good results after 2 years."
06/01/2007 - "Although the electrodiagnostic studies showed an improvement in symptoms, the patient continued to complain of lower leg weakness owing to delayed diagnosis and cyst decompression. "
04/01/2011 - "Transoral decompression with posterior fusion is an effective treatment for C1-2 degenerative cysts and can be accomplished with few complications. "
12/01/1987 - "Foramen magnum decompression was at least as effective in reducing cyst size as syringo-subarachnoid shunting. "
01/01/1983 - "Based on the results of the investigations which strongly suggested that the cyst is an expanding lesion, all cases were surgically treated by the same techniques of craniotomy, excision of the outer cyst membrane, followed by a cystoperitoneal shunt, resulting in complete disappearance of the cyst concomitant with reexpansion of the surrounding brain and marked improvement in the clinical pictures of the patients."
09/01/1991 - "Craniotomy and fenestration of the cysts were performed in some cases with good results. "
06/15/2012 - "Craniotomy and drainage and removal of the cyst lining resulted in a sustained improvement in neurologic status, and the cria remained clinically normal and well grown at follow-up 5 months after surgery. "
04/15/1999 - "In properly selected patients, the endoscopic removal of cysticercal cysts located within the fourth ventricle is superior to the suboccipital craniotomy and should be considered as the primary treatment for this condition."
01/01/1988 - "Attempts at craniotomy and excision of these cysts is not always effective in eliminating the lesion and may provoke intracranial catastrophies. "
09/01/2012 - "The best treatment is the total excision of the cyst preserving an intact wall (complete cystectomy). "
09/01/1977 - "Good results were obtained after cystectomy and resection of the pancreas together with the cyst, when the latter was uncomplicated. "
09/01/2014 - "Compared with cystectomy, is ovarian vaporization of endometriotic cysts truly more effective in maintaining ovarian reserve?"
03/01/2000 - "Ultrasound diagnostics is essential to accurately diagnose the cyst, preoperative ERCP is helpful for differentiating pancreatic duct from bile duct, while MRCP is a reliable method; cystectomy and cholangiojejunostomy is recommended, laparoscopic procedure is becoming more and more accepted."
06/01/1996 - "Therefore, laparoscopic partial cystectomy may be a useful alternative for patients who require an effective treatment for nonparasitic splenic cysts."
03/01/1989 - "All patients were relieved of complaints directly after treatment and US follow-up revealed complete remission or only small residual cysts after one week to twenty-one months. "
09/01/2011 - "Among the MPS tested, only four were effective against trophozoites after treatment for 4 h, and none was effective against 2-week-old cysts. "
09/01/2009 - "The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of PEI in reducing thyroid cyst volume 12 and 84 months after treatment and to compare cost-benefit to that of surgical treatment. "
03/01/2013 - "After treatment, all patients showed decrease in size of the cysts (100 %), with preoperative symptoms disappeared in six patients and improved in two cases. "
02/01/1988 - "After treatment, all nine patients showed improvement of symptoms and radiological evidence of cyst regression. "