Congenital Fibular Deficiency: A Review of Thirty Years' Experience at One Institution and a Proposed Classification System Based on Clinical Deformity
- Limb-sparing surgery may not provide benefit over amputation for bone cancer. Adams, Stacey L.; Harris, Jason; Haigh, Christen // Hem/Onc Today;9/10/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 17, p23
The article discusses a study on the comparison of benefits between limb-sparing surgery and amputation offered to patients with bone and soft tissue sarcomas.
- Walking straight. // Pediatrics for Parents;1995, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p9
Focuses on leg and foot abnormalities in children. Resolution of the problem.
- Characteristics and outcome of infections associated with tumor endoprostheses. Hardes, J.; Gebert, C.; Schwappach, A.; Ahrens, H.; Streitburger, A.; Winkelmann, W.; Gosheger, G. // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Jun2006, Vol. 126 Issue 5, p289
Introduction: Infection associated with prosthesis used after tumor resection is a common and serious complication. The purpose of the current retrospective study was to describe the course of infection in patients with a tumor endoprosthesis and the determination of risk factors associated with...
- Osteosarcoma: A journey from amputation to limb salvage. Dhammi, Ish Kumar; Kumar, Sudhir // Indian Journal of Orthopaedics;May-Jun2014, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p233
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the articles within the issue focusing the diagnosis and management of osteosarcoma.
- Early delayed amputation: A paradigm shift in the limb-salvage time line for patients with major upper-limb injury. Burdette, Todd E.; Long, Sarah A.; Ho, Oscar; Demas, Chris; Bell, John-Erik; Rosen, Joseph M. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;2009, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p385
Patients with major injuries to the upper limbs sometimes fail to achieve successful limb salvage. During the attempt to fashion a functional limb, multiple painful procedures may be ventured. Despite the best efforts of surgeons and therapists, a nonfunctioning or painful upper limb may remain...
- What's New in Musculoskeletal Oncology. Gebhardt, Mark C. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2002, Vol. 84-A Issue 4, p694
Focuses on the functional outcomes and quality of life measures after limb salvage. Improvement in the disease outcomes of patients with bone sarcoma; Control of the tumor through amputation; Treatment of patients with limb preservation technique.
- pigeon toes. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p608
An encyclopedia entry for "pigeon toes" is presented. It refers to a minor abnormality in which the leg or foot is rotated thus forcing the foot and toes to point inwards. It commonly occurs in toddlers but it corrects itself by the time the child reaches seven years of age.
- The foot blister that led to an amputation. Starr, David S. // Cortlandt Forum;12/20/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p55
Presents foot abnormalities that led to an amputation in the U.S. Indication of the presence of a painful of a painful blister; Risk management principle; Inclusion of the treatment.
- Lower limb amputees fare better than limb-salvage patients in military population. Leahy, Maureen // AAOS Now;Dec2010, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p23
The article focuses on the study presented at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association 2010 annual meeting that investigates the long-term consequences of major limb trauma. The study, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense, shows that major lower limb trauma sustained in the military results in...