The Relationship Between the Outcome of Operatively Treated Calcaneal Fractures and Institutional Fracture Load
- AUGMENTED PERIOSTEAL FLAP REPAIR OF THE CHRONICALLY UNSTABLE CALCANEOCUBOID JOINT. Lohrer, Heinz; Nauck, Tanja // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2006, Vol. 88-A Issue 7, p1596
The article focuses on the study that explains the surgical repair of patients with chronically unstable calcaneocuboid joint. Various cases of calcaneocuboid instability were presented among patients involved in sports activities. After a series of evaluations, it was found out that for chronic...
- The sinus tarsi approach in displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures: a systematic review. Schepers, Tim // International Orthopaedics;May2011, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p697
Purpose: Although open reduction and internal fixation is currently considered the gold standard in surgical treatment of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures, various different approaches exist including the limited lateral approach. The aim of this systematic review was to combine the...
- Lateral unicompartmental replacement a difficult but rewarding procedure. Press, Robert // Orthopedics Today;Feb2010, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p10
The article explains the procedures for lateral unicompartmental replacement for lateral compartment arthritis.
- Differences between the United States and the United Kingdom in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: analyses from a hand arthroplasty trial. Chung, Kevin C.; Kotsis, Sandra V.; Fox, David A.; Regan, Marian; Burke, Frank D.; Wilgis, E. F. Shaw; Kim, H. Myra // Clinical Rheumatology;Apr2010, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p363
Previous studies have found differences in rheumatoid hand surgical practice around the world. The specific aim of this study is to compare baseline characteristics of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients in the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) that may be influenced by the two...
- Chapter 10: Promising trends in treatment. Hunder, Gene // Mayo Clinic on Arthritis;2002, p147
Arthritis can be treated by adopting various approaches. They include medications, gene therapy and surgery. The use of new drugs in combination with currently available drugs may allow for a greater control of rheumatoid arthritis. Gene therapy aims to increase production of natural enemies of...
- New combined TAA procedure shows promising results for pantalar arthritis. Brockenbrough, Gina // Orthopedics Today;Nov2008, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p39
The article discusses a study on performing both total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) and hindfoot fusion in patients suffering from pantalar arthritis. According to the study by Dr. Kelly L. Apostle and colleagues, combining the procedure increased pain relief and function. On the other hand, the...
- Comparison of Arthrodesis and Metallic Hemiarthroplasty of the Hallux Metatarsophalangeal Joint. Raikin, Steven M.; Ahmad, Jamal; Eslam Pour, Aidin; Abidi, Nicholas // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Sep2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 9, p1979
Background: Currently, arthrodesis is the most commonly performed surgical procedure for the treatment of severe arthritis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint. The objective of this study was to compare the long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes of a metallic hemiarthroplasty with those...
- Does measuring heel thickness help predict fractures? // Age & Ageing;Mar1998, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p91
Queries whether the measurement of heel thickness can assist in predicting fractures. Reference to study conducted on the methods of measuring calcaneal bone mineral density; Findings of the study conducted on predicting heel fractures.
- Comment on Bakker et al.: change of BÃ¶hler's angle during conservatively-treated displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures. Jiang, Nan; Yu, Bin // International Orthopaedics;Mar2013, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p549
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The Fate of Bohler's Angle in Conservatively-Treated Displaced Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures" by B. Bakker et al in the 2012 issue.