Results of Polyaxial Locked-Plate Fixation of Periarticular Fractures of the Knee
- A novel closed reduction with extension block and flexion block using Kirschner wires and microscrew fixation for mallet fractures. Shimura, Haruhiko; Wakabayashi, Yoshiaki; Nimura, Akimoto // Journal of Orthopaedic Science;Mar2014, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p308
Background: Some patients with mallet fractures who undergo extension block pinning complain of exposed wires, which delay their return to sports and causes inconvenience while performing tasks that require the use of hands during the early postoperative period. The purpose of this retrospective...
- Early Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of Intramedullary-Fixation Total Ankle Arthroplasty. Hsu, Andrew R.; Haddad, Steven L. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;2/4/2015, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p194
Background: The present study evaluated the early clinical outcomes, radiographic parameters, and survivorship of first and second-generation INBONE intramedullary-fixation total ankle arthroplasties. Methods: Fifty-nine primary total ankle arthroplasties utilizing INBONE I or II implants were...
- New standard of care in SSI prevention. // Same-Day Surgery;Mar2010, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p30
The article reports on the results of a research study that found chlorhexidine-alcohol skin preparation is better for preoperative cleansing and surgical site infection (SSIs) prevention than povidine-iodine.
- Skin tunnel for central venous catheter: non-operative technique. Powell-Tuck, J. // British Medical Journal;3/11/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6113, p625
Access to the circulation for prolonged intravenous feeding is best obtained using a central venous catheter. Once inserted, a silicone rubber catheter tunnelled under the skin has advantages, but hitherto insertion of a catheter in this way has required an open surgical approach to the central...
- How to maintain asepsis in refractive surgery settings. Hatsis-Neuhoff, Diana; Katzen, Jane // Ophthalmology Times;11/01/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 21, p40
Provides information on how to maintain asepsis in refractive surgery settings. Fundamental concept of asepsis; How to maintain sterility of the surgical field and minimize the risk of bacterial fallout; Discussion on the state of sterility; Sources of contamination; Hand and wrist preparation.
- The Value of Suction Drainage Fluid Culture during Clean Orthopedic Surgery. Berthelot, P.; Girard, R.; Mallaval, F.; Vautrin, A.C.; Lucht, F.; Fabry, J. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;6/1/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p1538
Reports on a study regarding the value of performing suction drainage fluid culture during aseptic orthopedic surgery. Results of the microbiological analysis of drainage fluid specimens from patients who underwent clean orthopedic surgery in France; Patients included in the study; List of...
- Sterilization. Stover, Dawn // Popular Science;Feb99, Vol. 254 Issue 2, p11
Cites historical information on sterilization procedures used by physicians. Ignaz Semmelweiss' practice in 1847 of having surgeons wash their hands in between labor deliveries; Louis Pasteur's call for French army surgeons in the 1870s to sterilize instruments and patient wounds during the...
- EFFECT OF ASEPTIC INFLAMMATION OF THE MARROW CAVITY ON LONG BONES IN THE RAT. // Osteoporosis International;Sep2001 Supplement 1, Vol. 12, pS47
An abstract of the article "Effect of Aseptic Inflammation of the Marrow Cavity on Long Bones in the Rat" is presented.
- Orthophthalaldehyde. // Reactions Weekly;8/31/2013, Issue 1467, p30
The article presents the case of a 5-month-old girl who developed skin mucous membrane damage after undergoing cardiovascular surgery during which orthophthalaldehyde (OPA) was used for equipment sterilisation.