Effect of a Variable Prosthetic Neck-Shaft Angle and the Surgical Technique on Replication of Normal Humeral Anatomy
- THE PROSTHESIS--OR DELAYED FITTING? Friedmann, Lawrence W. // Angiology;Oct1972, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p518
Reports on the appropriate processes to be imposed on amputation, prosthetic fitting and training. Need to reconstruct the limb and provision of aids and training to reintegrate the patient into society; Purposes in the implementation of amputation; Aspects of prosthetic fitting technique.
- Prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint: preliminary communication. Kessel, Lipmann; Bayley, Ian // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Oct1979, Vol. 72 Issue 10, p748
The article reports on the result of the study on the prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint. Using a reversed semi-captive prosthesis, 24 total replacements of the shoulder have been carried out over a 5-year period. 13 shoulders were classified as good or very good whilst five shoulders were...
- Skeletal scintigraphic appearance of an auto-transplanted osteoarticular plug: epiphyseal transplant. Morrison, Stuart C.; Makley, John T.; O'Donnell, James // Pediatric Radiology;Jul2003, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p482
Nuclear medicine bone scan is an essential diagnostic imaging tool both for the diagnosis and staging of bone tumors and in the follow-up of these patients. It is very important that we be able to discriminate between normal variants, changes related to altered physical stress, and recurrent...
- Modulare Tumorprothesen des Humerus. Funovics, P. T.; Dominkus, M. // Der OrthopÃ¤de;Oct2010, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p968
The humerus is a common location of musculoskeletal tumors. Modular prostheses of the humerus, besides APC and biological reconstructions, allow restoration of resulting bone defects. The functional outcome is determined by the extent of bone and soft tissue loss. Anatomical shoulder prostheses...
- The Reverse Total Shoulder Prosthesis. Rockwood Jr., Charles A. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 2, p233
The article discusses a report presented in this issue of the periodical entitled "The Use of the Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis for the Treatment of Failed Hemiarthroplasty for Proximal Humeral Fracture." The author cites several insights and informations relating to the said article, including...
- The Use of the Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis for the Treatment of Failed Hemiarthroplasty for Proximal Humeral Fracture. Levy, Jonathan; Frankle, Mark; Mighell, Mark; Pupello, Derek // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 2, p292
Background: Humeral hemiarthroplasty is an established treatment for patients with selected fractures of the proximal part of the humerus. However, a subset of patients have development of glenoid arthritis and rotator cuff deficiency due to tuberosity failure. To date, there has been no...
- Limb sparing surgery for bone tumours of the shoulder girdle: the oncological and functional results. Yang, Qiang; Li, Jianmin; Yang, Zhiping; Li, Xin; Li, Zhenfeng // International Orthopaedics;Aug2010, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p869
It is a great challenge to spare the upper limb with a malignant or invasive benign bone tumour of the shoulder girdle. We retrospectively analysed 35 patients with bone tumours of the shoulder girdle treated with various limb salvage procedures. The tumours included 25 primary malignancies,...
- Specific treatments particularly suited to minimally invasive procedures. Meszaros, Liz // Cosmetic Surgery Times;Jun2003, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p15
Discusses how minimal-incision procedure techniques have made several standard approaches to cosmetic surgery. Inclusion of a small submental incision from which the platysma muscle can be tightened; Use of a preauricular incision for face lifting procedures.
- Plastic surgery: a specialty on its knees. Davis, D.M. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/12/1987, Vol. 295 Issue 6612, p1502
Reports the offering of plastic surgery services in the National Health Service in Great Britain. Increase in demand for plastic surgery; Introduction of surgical techniques; Reasons for the shortage of plastic surgeons.