Lateral Transfer of the Medial Hamstring Tendons to the Fibula to Treat Anterolateral Rotatory Instability of the Knee: A Case Report
- Reducing postoperative pain without constipation. Foye, Patrick M. // Cortlandt Forum;5/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p104
Writes that postoperative orthopaedic patients are as limited by constipation as they are by the surgery itself. Etiology; Darvocet as provider of the most pain relief with least effect on bowel motility.
- Links between malnutrition and infection are established. Hansen, Patricia; Parvizi, Javad // Orthopedics Today;Nov2009, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p19
This article discusses the relation between malnutrition and infection in orthopedic surgery.
- Preventing orthopedic complications. Hogberg, Anne // RN;Mar75, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p34
Presents suggestions on how nurses can prevent complications from orthopedic surgery. Prevention of pneumonia and pulmonary emboli; Use of bed exercises to minimize the effects of venous stasis; Prevention of decubitus ulcers.
- Management of extensive lower limb injuries with associated vascular injury -- a case report and review of literature. Lukasiewicz, Aleksander; Molski, Stanislaw // Acta Angiologica;2011, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p219
Management of blunt injuries of lower limbs with coexistent orthopaedic and vascular lesions is one of the greatest challenges in trauma surgery. These injuries are commonly seen in young men. The aim of this publication is to describe management of such injuries, based on the case report of a...
- Variation of Weight Bearing Rate on the Lower Limb with Walking Independence Level of Stroke Patients. KEISUKE ITOTANI; MOTOKO ITOTANI; MIKI IWAMOTO; JUNICHI KATO; HIROSHI ANDO // Rigakuryoho Kagaku;2014, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p189
[Purpose] In this study, we investigated the weight bearing rate on the affected lower limb (WBR) of patients with cerebral vascular disorders (CVD). [Subjects] The subjects were 19 patients with CVD in our hospital who were able to walk more than 10 meters. We classified them into two groups:...
- The management of open tibial fractures. Hull, Peter // European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology;Aug2008, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p441
Open tibial fractures are challenging injuries to deal with. To receive the best outcome they require the services of both an experienced orthopaedic trauma surgeon and plastic surgeon with an interest in lower limb trauma. The A&E management should follow ATLS protocols followed by...
- The Ntcheu derotation splint for lower limb traction. Doorgakant, Ashtin; Parmar, Rishee; Ngulube, Christopher // Tropical Doctor;Oct2012, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p214
The Ntcheu derotation splint is recommended as a tool to improve the care of patients in lower limb traction. It avoids the various problems associated with the traditional plaster boot that is routinely used (stiffness, pressure sores, cost and time). It is easy to make, is relatively low cost...
- Perioperative management in a case of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency undergoing orthopaedic surgery. Doshi, Chaula M.; Tandale, Sushama R.; Mohite, Shubha N.; Nagaria, Anisha // Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia;Oct-Dec2015, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p490
A letter to the editor of a medical journal is presented reporting a case of anaesthetic management in orthopaedic surgery of an individual having deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehyrogenase.
- Rates of Perioperative Complications Associated with Laminectomies in Patients with Achondroplasia. Ain, Michael C.; Tai-Li Chang; Schkrohowsky, Joshua G.; Carlisle, Emily Streyer; Hodor, Michael; Rigamonti, Daniele // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 2, p295
Background: Lumbar decompressive surgery can be complicated by dural tears, infection, nerve root injury, deep venous thrombosis, and epidural hematoma. However, perioperative complications of multilevel laminectomies in patients with achondroplasia rarely are reported. Our objective was to...